Des Plaines Park District
Monday, August 20: Priority registration for Des Plaines residents is now open. Non-resident registration opens August 27. Seek. Find. Enjoy!
  • Upcoming Programs & Events

    Barefoot Hawaiian at Lake Park!

    RESCHEDULED! The final Live at the Lake performance of the season features this thrilling dance troupe. When the sun goes down, the fire comes out! 

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    Our Facilities

  • Mystic Waters

    One of the largest and most beautiful waterparks in Northern Illinois, Mystic Waters is a favorite destination for families all summer. Giant water slides, drop slides and cliff dives, a 550-foot lazy river, an expansive leisure pool, Beluga Beach for tots, and the Island Café for lunch, snacks, and ice cream specialties.

    Mystic Waters
  • Lake Park Golf Course

    A beautiful, sporty 18-hole short course that's great for all skill levels. Leagues and lessons. We have FootGolf! Paddle boats, kayaks, fishing boats, and sailing.

    Lake Park Golf Course
  • Lake Park Marina

    Rent a paddle boat, kayak or fishing boat and enjoy Lake Opeka. Launch your sailboat and join the join the regattas. Learn to sail with our experts.

    Lake Park Marina
  • 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...

    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
  • 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...

    Mountain View Adventure Center