Des Plaines Park District

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 […]

Floating Pumpkin Patch

Floating Pumpkin Patch Saturday, October 15 • 1:00–3:00p All Ages Skip the farm and pick your pumpkin in the pool! Activities include swimming, pumpkin picking, and decorating. Registration includes 1 pumpkin per child plus swimming for the entire family. Children must be accompanied by adult in the water. Min/Max: 10/30 • Fee per child, R: […]

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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