DES PLAINES PARK DISTRICT
The park district operates 56 parks providing residents with neighborhood playgrounds, baseball and softball fields, golf, sailing, boating, ice skating, tennis courts, basketball courts, soccer fields, in-line hockey rink, swimming, horseshoes, bike paths and much more.
Administrative & Leisure Center
2222 Birch St. | (847) 391-5700
Administrative offices, Health club, gymnasium, Des Plaines School of Dance, preschool and early childhood classes, Des Plaines Teen Center.
353 N. River Rd. | (847) 803-4653
Three-tiered year-round driving range, lighted nine-hole golf course, pro golf instruction, Club Casa Café & Sports Bar and banquet facilities.
1015 E. Howard St. (at Lee Street) | (847) 391-5730
18-hole par-3 golf course & marina, memorial pavilion.
Mountain View Adventure Center
510 E. Algonquin Rd. | (847) 391-5733
Adventure golf, batting cages, skate & BMX parks.
Rand Park – Mystic Waters Family Aquatic Center
2025 Miner St. (West of Rand Road) | (847) 391-5740
Water slides, drop slides, diving platforms, lazy river, zero depth pool, splash playground and sand play areas.
Prairie Lakes Community Center
Prairie Lakes Fitness Center & Prairie Lakes Theatre
515 E. Thacker St. | (847) 391-5711
State of-the-art fitness center, theater, community center.
PLACE OF INTEREST
Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson St. | (847) 391-5399 | www.desplaineshistory.org
Collects historic objects and documents to preserve, research, and interpret Des Plaines’ past.
MT. PROSPECT PARK DISTRICT
(Residents west of Mt. Prospect Road)
32 parks & recreational facilities
Central Community Center
1000 W. Central Rd., Mt. Prospect | (847) 255-5380
Administrative offices, Inline skating/hockey rink, wood-floor gymnasium with two basketball/volleyball courts, fitness center, preschool room and party and meeting rooms.
Friendship Park Conservatory
395 Algonquin Rd., Des Plaines | (847) 298-3500
Outdoor gardens, 1,600-square-foot atrium, Master Gardner Program, classes and room rental.
420 W. Dempster, Mt. Prospect | (847) 640-1000
Recreation complex, fitness center, indoor pool, sand volleyball, racquetball courts and a children’s wing (complete with indoor playground, preschool, before- and after-school care and babysitting).
Lions Park Recreation Center
411 Maple St., Mt. Prospect | (847) 632-9333
Big Surf Wave pool, Veterans Memorial Band Shell, community theater.
Mt. Prospect Golf Club
600 See-Gwun Ave., Mt. Prospect
(847) 259-4200 (Pro shop) | (847) 632-9300 (Reservations)
18-hole golf course, pro shop, driving range, practice putting, chipping greens.