Des Plaines Park District

Administrative & Leisure Center

2222 Birch Street
847-391-5700
After Hours: 847-668-6983 (After 5:00p M–F and on weekends)
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Updates 5.27.20

Administrative & Leisure Center and the Prairie Lakes Fitness Centers are still being evaluated to safely open.  A date for opening these facilities is expected during Phase 4 of Restore Illinois.


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 dm@DPParks.org
For more information about the Commissioners, Board meeting dates, and links to the Agendas and Minutes for Board meetings Click Here.


Building Hours

Monday–Friday: 7:00a–9:30p
Saturday: 8:30a–6:00p
Sunday: 8:30a–6:00p

Summer Hours
Memorial Day, May 25 through Labor Day, September 7
Monday-Friday: 7:00a–9:00p
Saturday: 8:30a–5:30p
Sunday: 8:30a–12:30p

2020 Holiday Hours

The Leisure Center and Health Club are closed on these holidays:
Sunday, April 12
Monday, May 25
Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4
Monday, September 7
Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27
Friday, December 25
Friday, January 1, 2021

Reduced hours:
Thursday, December 24, 7:00a–12:30p
Thursday, December 31, 7:00a–12:30p

Administrative Office Hours

Monday–Friday: 8:30a–5:00p
Staff Contact Information

The Leisure Center Health Club

Monday–Friday: 7:00a–9:00p
Saturday: 8:30a–5:30p
Sunday: 8:30a–5:30p
2020 Holiday Hours are listed above.
Visit the Health Club website page.


 

Updates 5.27.20

Fitness
847-391-5711

Some fitness classes will be moved to outdoor locations throughout the district in the month of June, during Phase 3 of Restore Illinois.  A list will be posted on the district website.  Classes will have a maximum of 10 participants all requiring preregistration with no walkups or day of registration.  One-on-One training will be by appointment only.

Administrative & Leisure Center and the Prairie Lakes Fitness Centers are still being evaluated to safely open.  A date for opening these facilities is expected during Phase 4 of Restore Illinois.


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.

Open Gym Summer Hours

Monday–Friday: 5:00–9:00p
Saturday: 8:30–5:30p
Sunday: 8:30–12:30p
Except as posted for rentals, events, School Day-Off programs, and Fantastic Fridays.

Updated schedules are posted in the facility each month.
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.