Des Plaines Park District

Teen Center


2222 Birch Street, in the Leisure Center • 847-391-5700
After Hours Emergency Phone: 847-668-6983

Map and directions

2018 HOURS

Monday, Wednesday, Friday  •  2:45–5:30p
Except on Fantastic Friday event nights: January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11.
Read more about our popular Fantastic Fridays

We will close at 4:00p (or any time after 4:00p), if no one is using the Teen Center or Game Room.
Closed on all national holidays.
Closed during District 62 breaks; Thanksgiving, Winter, Spring, and  Summer.


For everyone in grades 3–10

  • 50” Cable TV, with a large movie collection
  • Xbox Kinect
  • Café area
  • Study area
  • Lounge Area
  • PCs with internet access


For everyone in grades 3–10

  • Air Hockey
  • Billiards
  • Electronic Basketball
  • Foosball
  • Jumpin’ Fantasy Exergame

Video Game Area, with a large game collection

  • Xbox 360
  • Nintendo Wii
  • PlayStation 2, 3 and 4


Recommended for ages 8 and older.
The Game Room is a great place to have a Birthday Party.
For information about all Birthday Parties, contact Cindy Yelich at 847-391-5711, or via e-mail at

Teen Center History

The Teen Center, open to all Des Plaines teens of junior high and high school age, originated as a joint venture of the Des Plaines Park District, City of Des Plaines, Des Plaines Youth Commission, and Des Plaines Community Foundation.