Our mission is to promote diverse community based recreational opportunities by providing a variety of programs, services, facilities and natural spaces to enhance the quality of life for our residents.


Special Events

Park News

Little Bear Ribfest
August 22 & 23
Century Park

August 24
1 - 2:30 pm
Lakeview Fitness Center
FREE Class!

DDP Yoga Launch
August 24 at 3 pm
Lakeview Fitness Center
FREE Class!

Free Movie in Deerpath Park
August 29 at Dusk
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
Cherokee Road Entrance

Park Chat
September 2
6 - 7:30 pm
Deerpath Park
Warrington Playground

Free Family Event!

Worldwide Day of Play
September 20
11 am - 1 pm
Century Park North


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Little Bear Ribfest
Country & Blues, Brews, BBQ!
Friday, August 22, 6 pm - 12 am
Saturday, August 23, 3 pm - 12 am

Century Park on Lakeview Parkway




Family Aquatic Center

August 16 - September 1
Operating Hours

Weekends & Labor Day
12 pm - 5 pm



Lakeview Fitness Center Maintenance
The pool and spa area will be closed August 4-22.
Click here for alternate fitness opportunitites.

Stone Fence Farm Park Playground Meeting

August 23 at 9:00 am
224 Stone Fence Road

Augusta Park Playground Meeting
August 23 at 10:30 am
210 Augusta Drive
Everyone welcome to view new playground plans.

Park District Community Survey

We value your opinion!
Please complete the Community Survey and get rewarded! Every person who completes the survey is eligible to receive a $10 Park District Gift Card, to use as payment toward any District program.


Vision Statement
Addressing the lifelong leisure needs of all Vernon Hills residents

2006, 2007,
2008, 2009

Laschen Community Center - Administrative Offices
294 Evergreen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Dolores C. Sullivan Community Center
635 North Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Lakeview Fitness Center
700 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Park Maintenance Facility
1400 Indianwood Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061


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Labor Day Hours

Sullivan Closed
Laschen Closed
Lakeview 7am-1pm
FAC 12pm-5pm


Fall Brochure

Res. Registration
begins August 12

NR Registration
begins August 19




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