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Parks and Recreation


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, inline 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.

Golf Center
353 N. River Rd.
(847) 803-4653
Three-tiered year-round driving range, lighted 9-hole golf course, professional golf instruction, Club Casa Café & Sports Bar and banquet facilities.

Lake Park
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.

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.

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.

(Residents west of Mount Prospect Road) 32 parks and recreational facilities

Central Community Center
1000 W. Central Rd., Mount 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, Mount 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, Mount Prospect
(847) 632-9333
Big Surf Wave Pool, Veterans Memorial Band Shell, community theater.

Mt. Prospect Golf Club
600 See-Gwun, Mount Prospect
(847) 259-4200 (Pro shop)
(847) 632-9300 (Reservations)
18-hole golf course, pro shop, driving range, practice putting and chipping greens.


Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson St.
(847) 391-5399

Lattof YMCA
300 Northwest Hwy., Des Plaines
(847) 296-3376

McDonalds #1 Store Museum
400 N. Lee St.
(847) 297-5022

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