Welcome to Oak Park

We're so glad you're here!

The Park District of Oak Park is an award-winning agency serving the recreation needs of the 53,000+ residents of Oak Park through over 8,000 recreation programs and special events.

Join us to discover the fun within your reach! This page is packed with resources to start your time in Oak Park off strong. Find your local park, learn about our programs from ice skating to esports, get signed up for our newsletter, and more.


The Park District of Oak Park maintains 18 parks, plus 7 recreation centers located at the parks. Check out a map of our parks by clicking the button below.

Historic Homes

Cheney Mansion and Pleasant Home regularly host special events and are also available for rentals.


The Oak Park Conservatory hosts programming for all ages plus seasonal plant markets, and is available for event rentals.

Splash Pads

Our splash pads are the perfect place to cool off on a hot, summer day.

Community Recreation Center

There is a place for everyone at the Community Recreation Center! This facility includes a fitness center, indoor track, gymnasium, esports lounge, multipurpose and community rooms, and childcare.

Search Programs by Age

Find programs for infants, kids, teens, adults, and seniors!


Our picnic shelters and several facilities are available for private rentals.

Dog Parks

Bring Fido to one of our dog parks! Don't forget to get a permit.

Year Round Ice Rink

The Paul Hruby Ice Arena is our regulation-size indoor ice rink where we host regular public skates, figure skating and hockey lessons, plus a synchronized skating team and hockey league. In the winter, we offer two outdoor rinks, depending on weather.

Park & Facility Map

Check out where all of our parks and facilities are located, and find one nearest to you!


Basketball, tennis, pickleball, volleyball... you name it, we've got a court for it!

Community Events

Our seasonal special events are fun for the whole family, from Movies in the Park to Fall Fest.

Outdoor Pools

We have two outdoor pools that are open from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Gymnastics Center

The Gymnastics & Recreation Center is our hub for gymnastics lessons and our competitive gymnastics team. Join us for open gyms, too!

Skate Park

The Stevenson Skate Park is an enclosed skate park with ramps and obstacles.

Ready to Get Involved?


Browse Our Program Guide

With over 8,000 programs annually for residents of all ages, including free community events, there’s something for everyone! Our program guide is delivered biannually to all Oak Park residents, and can always be found online. Click the image to explore.


Stay in the Know

Fill out the form below to get $10 off your first purchase and receive our weekly enewsletter! Plus, click the icons below to follow us on social media for important updates. 


Learn About Our Registration Process

Click the boxes below to set up your registration account and learn about our registration timeline.


Financial Assistance Opportunities

Two financial assistance opportunities are available for Oak Park residents to apply toward program fees, including memberships and passes. Learn more below.

Provides up to the $300 in funding for each household member. These funds can reduce the fee up to 75% of the total cost and be used for all programs and passes offered by the Park District of Oak Park.

Childcare Discount Membership

Provides unlimited discounts ranging from 25-55% of full-day, in-house summer camps and school’s out full-day activities. Also includes our Afterschool Clubhouse program. Children must be kindergarten through age 14.

About the Park District of Oak Park

The Park District prides itself on being an innovative organization that values community input and participation. Transparent reporting, both where we have succeeded and where we have fallen short, allows our community to actively participate in their government. Take a moment to look at the Park District’s ongoing efforts to make Oak Park a better, safer, healthier place to live. 

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