Registration opens today for residents of the park district. Sign up for your favorite classes! Registration opens March 14 for non-residents.
Priority registration, for residents of Des Plaines who live within the park district boundaries, opens today.
Register beginning at 12:01a online, 5:30a at Prairie Lakes map, and 8:30a at the Leisure Center map.
Download an interactive PDF of the Spectrum Program Guide or pick up your copy at any park district facility. Copies are also available at the Des Plaines Public Library and the History Center. The online/interactive version has direct links to make it easy for you to register online. You’ll need a Household ID to register online. Now would be a great time to get one! Call us and we’ll walk you through it. 847-391-5700, or 847-391-5711.
Do you have your Household ID and PIN ready for online registration? You have one if you’ve ever registered for a park district program. If you need help, call 847-391-5700 or 847-391-5711, or email Registration@DPParks.org. We will email your ID number to you. (Park district staff cannot access your personal information, and cannot tell you your ID number on the phone.)
Program and event registration for non-residents of Des Plaines, and Des Plaines residents who live outside of the park district boundaries, opens on Monday, March 15: 12:01a online, 5:30a at Prairie Lakes, and 8:30a at the Leisure Center. Map of park district boundaries.
Resident and non-resident rates
Everyone living in the City of Des Plaines is eligible for resident rates: You no longer have to reside within the boundaries of the Des Plaines Park District. Map of park district boundaries.
Do you work in Des Plaines? You are also eligible for resident rates in all of our facilities, and as a participant in any of our programs.
Resident Status Card
Non-residents: If you regularly register for fitness classes, or our School of Dance program, or if you have Fitness Center memberships, you might benefit from purchasing an annual Resident Status Card. The card is $250, good for a full year from the date of purchase, and makes you eligible to pay resident rates for all programs, memberships and pool passes. Ask about it when you register.