Des Plaines Park District
Swim Lesson Sign ups go live Monday morning, December 5 at 8am. Spots must be paid for in person at Prairie Lakes within 48 hours of purchase. Link will be live at 8am.

Upcoming Programs & Events

Fantastic Fridays

Fantastic Fridays Ages 6–12 (Grades 1–6) Join us on select Fridays for a new themed mini event each month! Food and drink included and will vary each class.  All registrations must be made by 5:00p prior to each listed date. No day of registration will be accepted. Min/Max: 10/25 DPPD Staff, Instructors PLAC, PLAC Party […]

Fantastic Fridays

Ages 6–12 (Grades 1–5) Join us on select Fridays for a new themed mini event each month! Food and drink included and will vary each class. All registrations must be made by 5:00p prior to each listed date. No day of registration will be accepted. Min/Max: 10/25 DPPD Staff, Instructors PLAC, PLAC Party Room, and […]

‘Tis the Season 2022 Annual Dance Concert

Artistry in Motion Dance Company Presents: ‘Tis the Season 2022 Annual Dance Concert Friday, December 9 at 6:30p Saturday, December 10 at 2:30p Saturday, December 10 at 6:30p Prairie Lakes Theater, 515 E. Thacker Street Tickets on sale to the public November 14 at the ALC, 2222 Birch Street 847-391-5700 and online DPParks.org. In Advance: $10 […]

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Our Facilities

  • Golf Center Des Plaines

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

    Golf Center Des Plaines
  • 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...

    Prairie Lakes Community Center
  • Lake Park Golf Course

    A beautiful, sporty 18-hole short course that's great for all skill levels. Leagues and lessons. We have 18-hole FootGolf everyday.

    Lake Park Golf Course
  • Lake Park Marina

    Rent a paddle boat, a swan boat or a kayak and cruise Lake Opeka. Launch your sailboat and join the join the regattas. Learn to sail with our experts. See our crew in the Clubhouse.

    Lake Park Marina
  • 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 park. Great for parties, group outings and fundraisers...

    Mountain View Adventure Center
  • Mystic Waters

    A family destination all summer, with attractions for all ages. Giant slides, cliff dives, drop slides and a 550-foot lazy river. A leisure pool, a special area for tots & non-swimmers, and the Island Café.

    Mystic Waters