Des Plaines Park District

Administrative & Leisure Center

2222 Birch Street
Administrative Office Hours: Monday–Friday: 8:30a–5:00p
847-391-5700 • Fax: 847-391-5707
After Hours: 847-668-6983 (5:00–9:30p Monday–Thursday, and 8:30a–5:00p on Saturdays.)
Staff Contact Information
Map and Directions

The Leisure Center is where you’ll find the offices and administrative staff of the Des Plaines Park District, along with our Creative Corners Preschool, a well equipped Health Club, the Des Plaines School of Dance studios, the Game Zone!, a gymnasium, fitness classes, sports programs for ages 2–10, and special events like our popular Fantastic Fridays, and Leisure Lizards Stay & Play. For more information about the Administrative & Leisure Center, call 847-391-5700, M-F, 8:30a–5:00p.

The Park Board of Commissioners meets here on the third Tuesday of every month, at 7:00pm, in the David L. Markworth Boardroom. The public is always invited to attend. If you have questions about attending and speaking at a Board Meeting, please contact the Board Secretary, Donald Miletic, at 847-391-5700, or
For more information about the Commissioners, Board meeting dates, and links to the Agendas and Minutes for Board meetings Click Here.


Administrative Office Hours
Monday–Friday: 8:30a–5:00p

Building and Health Club Hours
Monday–Thursday, 7:00a–9:00p
Friday, 7:00a–8:00p
Saturday, 8:30a–5:00p
Sunday, CLOSED
Hours and occupancy maximums are subject to change based on IDPH guidelines.

2021 Holiday Hours

Closed on April 4, May 31, July 4, and July 5.

Open Gym Hours

Until further notice, during Phase 4 there are no open gym hours.

Updates will be posted here and at the Leisure center.
Availability is subject to change due to park district programming, rentals and events. It’s always best to call and check the daily schedule. 847-391-5700 (M-F, 8:30a–5:00p) or 847-668-6983 after hours and on weekends.

Open Gym Fees

Adult resident, $4
Adult non-resident, $6
Youth* resident, free before 5:30p M–F
Youth* resident, $3 after 5:30p M–F
Youth* resident, $3, Saturdays and Sundays
Youth* non-resident, $4
*17 and younger.
For Elementary and Middle School students, a parent or adult chaperone must sign in and remain in the building. Valid ID and sign-in is required for all participants.


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

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