Des Plaines Park District

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

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

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
Holiday Hours: As listed above.

Open Gym Spring Hours

Monday & Tuesday: 3:00–5:00p
Wednesday–Friday*: 3:00–9:00p

*Closed at 5:00p on Fantastic Fridays: 3/15, 4/12, 5/10

Saturdays: Closed for park district sports programs.
Sundays: 1:00–6:00p

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.