The award-winning Romeoville Recreation Department exists to provide quality recreational services to all age groups in the community through a diversified selection of classes, programs, athletic leagues and community events. Toddlers to senior citizens can find an activity or event that will suit their needs.
The park district offers over 40 special events, over 30 parks and recreational areas and many free events for families including summer Movies in the Park and Park Parties, the Rockin’ the Ville concert series, a four-day festival called RomeoFest, Santa visits at the Winter Wonderland event and a Glow-in-the-Dark Egg Hunt in spring. The recreation department continues to add and improve to its wide variety of leisure time activities that are offered to the residents and surrounding communities.
The hub of community leisure time activities takes place at Village Park, which features the 55,000-square-foot Recreation Center, four baseball diamonds (one lighted baseball diamond), one lighted football field, lighted tennis courts, playgrounds, a picnic pavilion, horseshoe pits, a concession stand and an open recreational space.
The Recreation Center houses the 3,000-square-foot Fit-4-Life Fitness Center, which overlooks beautiful Village Park. Fitness center amenities include state-of-the-art equipment, a free weight area, stretching area and locker rooms.
The Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center continues to fill its 76,000-square foot facility. This venue provides unique opportunities to the vast and growing sports market. It offers two indoor soccer fields and two IHSA basketball courts/volleyball courts, and six portable IHSA basketball courts for large tournament needs.
Heritage Falls Water Park, located at 101 Troxel Ave., features pools, waterslides and much more.
O’Hara Woods & Nature Preserve, located at 1034 W. 135th St. features fishing, horseshoes, nature areas, outdoor rentals, parking, pavilion, picnic tables, playground, trails and more.
Volunteer Park, located at 1100 Murphy Dr., features baseball/softball, concessions, disc golf, open space, parking, pavilion, picnic tables, playground, skate park, soccer field, splash pad, trails and more.