Des Plaines Park District
  • Upcoming Programs & Events

    Park It!

    Come out and play with us in this beautiful neighborhood park, as our enthusiastic Park It Patrol leads a Wednesday evening full of games, crafts, and fun for the whole family!

    LIve at the Lake Entertainment

    Bopology. This swingin’ group of great Chicago musicians will have you swaying’ and tappin’, then up and dancin’ to the fabulous sounds of the big band era.

    Fairy Festival

    An enchanted afternoon of fairies, sprites, bedazzled crafts, and fun & games for ages 3–8.

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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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