Des Plaines Park District

Prairie Lakes Park

Prairie Lakes Park is located at 515 E. Thacker Street.  Map and directions.
Prairie Lakes Park is the home of the Prairie Lakes Community Center, Prairie Lakes Theatre, and Prairie Lakes Fitness Center.

Prairie Lakes Digital Message Board Request Form.

Prairie Lakes Park has several beautiful retention ponds. Fishing is free in the east and north ponds daily. The park has a walking/biking path; a softball/baseball backstop; a full basketball court; two sand volleyball courts; a playground with swings, slides, and plenty of things to climb on; picnic tables; benches to read, relax and watch your children play in the park; a picnic pavilion and table near the playground; a drinking fountain near the playground; and a large open field for soccer practice and games. The park also has a Native Plant Demonstration Garden.

Prairie Lakes Ecology Project

Fall 2011 – Spring 2012

Read our news article about the project.

View and download this poster about the project. PLCC_Ecology-Project_2011-12