The Makoto Arena 2 is the latest in Exergaming fitness fun.
Jumpin' Fantasy is one of the newest attractions in the Game Room.
Electronic Basketball in the Game Room.
Air Hockey, in the Game Room
Dance Dance Revolution: fun and fitness in the Game Room
Try your hand at Playstation 3 or XBox 360.
Foosball is just one of many popular activities in the Game Room.
Pool in the Game Room.
The Teen Center features computers in our study area.
Senator Dick Durbin helped secure funding for the Teen Center.
Des Plaines Teen Center & Game Room at the Leisure Center.
The Teen Center, open to Des Plaines teens of junior high and high school age,
is a joint venture of the Des Plaines Park District, City of Des Plaines, Des Plaines
Youth Commission, and Des Plaines Community Foundation.
2222 Birch Street
Emergency After Hours Phone Number: 847-668-6983
The Teen Center is for everyone in Grades 6–10
The Game Room is for everyone in Grades 3–10
Teen Center 2013 Hours
Fall, Winter and Spring
Through June 4, Monday–Friday* 2:30–7:00pm. *Except on Fantastic Fridays
Closed: June 5–July 23
June 24–August 16: Wednesdays and Fridays, 2:30–7:00pm
Designed by teens for teens, the Des Plaines Teen Center is a cool place to hang out.
We have lots of comfortable, plush furniture, a beverage station, computers, and access
to the Leisure Center Game Room.
Serving all Des Plaines teens in Grades 6-10, the Teen Center provides a wide variety of
free and affordable recreational opportunities. It’s a great place to watch a movie or chat
with friends, and you can enjoy snacks & beverages in the café area.
Meet up with a study partner and use the computers, which are equipped with hi-speed
At the Teen Center, you and your friends have plenty of space to play,
study, relax, and have fun!
Teen Center Features
• Big screen TV and DVD
• XBOX KINNECT
• Activities and Special Events
• Study area
• Computers with internet access
• Café area with beverage station
Game Room Features
• Air Hockey
• Dance Dance Revolution
• Electronic Basketball
• Jumpin’ Jackpot Game
It's easy to use, and it's free!
Just fill out a Teen Center Participation Form, have a parent or guardian sign it,
and return to the Teen Center on your next visit.
To download the form, Click Here.
Game Room Birthday Parties
Recommended age: 8+
Available on select Saturdays and Sundays
See the Spectrum Program & Events Guide for details on Birthday Parties
in the Game Room! Click Here.