Des Plaines Park District

Boat Mooring & Launching


We are accepting boat mooring reservations for the winter.
The winter boat mooring form is here.

Boating season is April 1 to October 31.
Sailing is available to those owning a boat who are properly qualified. Privately owned boats must be registered. All boaters must sign in and out at the clubhouse.
Sailing is only permitted during hours when waterfront staff is on duty.

Boating Fees Annual User Fee 
Includes use of Lake Opeka for the entire season, April–October.
Residents: $70 • Non-residents: $115

Daily Launch Fee
For users who prefer to pay to use Lake Opeka one day at a time. See the staff in the clubhouse.
Residents: $10 • Non-residents: $20

In-season Boat Mooring Fees
Includes a mooring slip at Lake Park for the entire season, April 1–October 31.
Residents: $245 • Non-residents: $395
All moorings are reserved on a first come, first served basis, and those with a mooring from the previous year have priority.
Download a registration form, or pick one up at the Lake Park Clubhouse. 847-391-5730.

Winter Boat Mooring Fees
Includes a mooring slip at Lake Park from November 1–March 31.
Residents: $190 • Non-residents: $215
Map & Directions

Lake Park Marina & Boating Policies PDF
Boat Mooring Registration Form
Winter 2021-2022
Boat Mooring Registration Form
Summer 2022


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