Des Plaines Park District

Upcoming Programs & Events

Golf in the Dark

Saturday September 30, 2023 Event Begins at 5:30 Registration is now open for our Golfers, Diners and Sponsors! Download our Registration & Sponsor Form For more information visit Golf in the Dark 2023 Our most important fundraising event each year is the popular Golf in the Dark event at the Lake Park Golf Course. An […]

Des Plaines Garden Club

The Des Plaines Garden Club will meet on Thursday, October 12 at 10:45 at the Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E. Northwest Highway in Des Plaines.  The business meeting starts at 11am.  Bring a sack lunch and your own coffee mug.  Dessert and coffee will be provided by our hostesses.  Our program starts at 12:30.  Ken Benson will be joining us […]

Floating Pumpkin Patch

Floating Pumpkin Patch Saturday, October 14 • 1:00–3:00p Ages 3-12 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 a swimming adult. Min/Max: 10/30 • Fee per child, R: $15/NR: […]

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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