Des Plaines Park District

Park District Youth License Plate

Get Licensed to Support Illinois Youth!

The sale and subsequent renewals of the park district youth license plate generates $25 for the PowerPlay! Beyond School Grant Program, which funds youth programs in park and recreation agencies throughout Illinois. The goal of the PowerPlay! program is to increase the number of opportunities designed to show youth the lifelong benefits of fitness, health and nutrition.

We’re proud to be bringing the PowerPlay! program to D62 schools.

Principals and teachers:
If you are interested in bringing the benefits of the PowerPlay! program to the kids in your D62 school,
please call 847-391-5711, or email

Are you ready to show your support for park districts?
Click here to download the Park District Youth License Plate form.
For more information contact IAPD at 217-523-4554 or

Find Out if the Personalized License Plate You Want is Available—Immediately!

Go to the Secretary of State’s Web site at to find out if the personalized and/or vanity plate you want is available.

  • Click on “Pick a Plate” in the middle of the screen.
  • Choose the appropriate vehicle along the left side of the screen.
  • Then choose “specialty.”
  • Then choose “Park District Youth.”
  • Then click on the logo that is appropriate–if you want a personalized plate click on “FLY 1”. If you want a vanity plate click on “PARK.”
  • Type in your desired vanity or personalized plate message.
  • Then click “submit” and instantly find out if that plate is available. (At this point, you are under no obligation to purchase this plate.)
  • If the plate is available, and you would like to purchase the plate immediately, click “purchase” and follow the instructions.

If you have any questions regarding the Park District Youth License Plate, please call IAPD’s office at 217-523-4554.

Administrative & Leisure Center2222 Birch Street • 847-391-5700

Golf Center Des Plaines353 N. River Road • 847-803-GOLF

Lake Park Golf Course & Marina1015 Howard Avenue • 847-391-5730

Mountain View Adventure Center510 E. Algonquin Road • 847-391-5733

Mystic Waters2025 Miner Street • 847-391-5740

Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-390-4949

Prairie Lakes Community Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-391-5711