Des Plaines Park District

Upcoming Programs & Events

Live at the Lake, Dancing Queen

Live at the Lake Thursdays • June 23—August 18 • 6:00–8:30p • All Concerts start at 7:00p Our traditional Live at the Lake Series has been revamped for 2022! More info is available on and the DPParks Mobile App. Thursday, July 7, Dancing Queen The music of the greatest pop band in history comes to life in […]

Junior Golf Open

Junior Golf Open, Friday, July 8 $20 per golfer. SAVE! Sign up by July 1 for just $15. Includes 18 holes of golf and lunch. Registration ends at 5:00p July 7. Join us for a day of golf and fun! For all golfers 17 and younger Check-in: 8:30a • Shotgun start: 9:00a Two age groups: […]

Cardboard Boat Regatta

Cardboard Boat Regatta Iroquois Pool Saturday, July 9 10:00a–noon Ages 5+ Ahoy Sailors, Skippers, Captains and Pirates! It’s time to set sail across the mighty Iroquois Pool in our annual Cardboard Boat Regatta. Step 1: Assemble your crew, some cardboard, duct tape, and engineering ingenuity. Step 2: Create your sea worthy vessel. Step 3: Arrive […]

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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