Des Plaines Park District
YES! FALL FEST IS HAPPENING SUNDAY, FROM NOON TO 7pm. THE CARNIVAL STAYS OPEN UNTIL 8pm! The Sunday Car Show is CANCELLED. Fall Fest is NOT affected by the water in Lake Opeka. Come out and enjoy some Family-Friendly Fun! NOTICE: Lake Opeka is temporarily closed to the public due to a Blue-Green algae bloom. No boating or fishing. Just stay away from the water, and keep you pets away, too.
  • Upcoming Programs & Events

    Paint and Sip

    Be Creative! Paint & Sip with the Instructors from the Des Plaines Art Guild

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    Our Facilities

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, sailing, fishing...

    Lake Park Golf Course
  • Lake Park Marina

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

    Lake Park Marina
  • 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
  • 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