Des Plaines Park District
  • Upcoming Programs & Events

    Fantastic Friday

    One of the most popular park district events, for all kids ages 5–12 (gradesK–6). Register online.

    Spring Fun Fair

    The 8th annual fair, at Mountain View Adventure Center. Pet, Pooch & Pedal Parade, Touch a Truck, free bike helmets for 100 kids, climbing wall, kids’ 50-yard dash, and tons of great things to see and do for all ages.

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    Our Facilities

  • Prairie Lakes Community Center

    At the heart of the Park District, Prairie Lakes has a Fitness Center, a full gymnasium, the 298-seat Prairie Lakes Theater, and rooms for fitness and dance classes, party rentals...

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  • Golf Center Des Plaines

    The premier golf practice facility in the Midwest. 80-bay driving range, on the 3 tiers; 1-1/2 acre short game practice area; Chicagoland's only fully lighted 9-hole, par-3 course...

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  • Lake Park Golf Course

    A sporty 18-hole short course, set around Lake Opeka. A favorite for beginners of all ages, and experienced golfers who want to hone their short game. New this year, FootGolf!

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  • Mountain View Adventure Center

    18-hole Adventure Mini-Golf, with an old-time mining town theme; Batting Cages for baseball and softball; Skate & BMX Bike parks. Great for parties, group outings and fundraisers...

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  • Prairie Lakes Fitness Center

    A state-of-the-art fitness center, with Cybex, Lifecycle, LifeFitness,and Precor equipment; personal training, lockers, saunas, and a whirlpool. Towel service included!

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