Administrative & Leisure Center
2222 Birch Street
Emergency After Hours Phone Number: 847-668-6983
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 Des Plaines Teen Center, a gymnasium, fitness classes, and special programs like our popular Fantastic Fridays, Leisure Lizards, and Sports Saturdays. For more information about the Administrative & Leisure Center, call 847-391-5700.
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 dm@DPParks.org
Information about the Commissioners, meeting dates, and links to the Agendas and Minutes for Park Board meetings are here.
2019 Holiday Hours
Sunday, April 21: Closed
Monday, May 27: Closed
Thursday, July 4: Closed
Monday, September 2: Closed
Monday, October 14: 7:00a–9:30p
Thursday, November 21: Closed
Friday, November 22: Closed
Tuesday, December 24: 7:00a–12:30p
Wednesday, December 25: Closed
Tuesday, December 31: 7:00a–12:30p
Wednesday, January 1, 2020: Closed
Administrative Office Hours
Staff Contact Information
The Leisure Center Health Club
Holiday Hours: As listed above.
Open Gym Spring Hours
Monday & Tuesday: 3:00–5:00p
*Closed at 5:00p on Fantastic Fridays: 3/15, 4/12, 5/10
Saturdays: Closed for park district sports programs.
Weekly Gym Rentals are posted on Mondays
Please Note: Elementary and Middle School students
A parent or chaperone must sign in with you and remain in the building while you are in the gym.