Des Plaines Park District

Administrative & Leisure Center

Administrative & Leisure Center

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
Information about the Commissioners, meeting dates, and links to the Agendas and Minutes for Park Board meetings are here.

Building Hours

Monday-Friday: 7:00a-9:30p
Saturday: 8:30a-6:00p
Sunday: 1:00-6:00p

2018 Holiday Hours

  • December 24: 7:00a-12:30p
  • December 25: Closed
  • December 31: 7:00a-12:30p
  • January 1, 2019: Closed

Administrative Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30a-5:00p

Staff Contact Information

The Leisure Center Health Club

Weekdays: 7:00a–9:00p
Saturday: 8:30a–5:30p
Sunday: 1:00–5:30p
The Health Club follows the Holiday Hours schedule, listed above.

Open Gym Winter Hours

Monday & Tuesday: 3:00p–5:00p
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday*: 7:00a–9:00p
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1:00–6:00p

*Closed on Fantastic Fridays 12/14, 1/18, 2/15, 3/15
Open Gym hours are subject to change, weekly updates are posted Mondays on gym doors.

After 5:30p you must show proof of age.
(High School Student ID or Driver’s License.)
For Grade & Middle School students parent or chaperone must sign in and remain in the building.