Vernon Hills Park District
Vernon Hills Park District
Vernon Hills
Park District
Addressing the lifelong leisure needs of all Vernon Hills residents



Container Gardening – Free Program!

Do your containers look tired by mid-July? Do they lack the fullness and pizzazz you expected when you planted them? Don’t know how to get started? Beautiful container gardens are within your grasp! Starting out on the right foot will lead to enjoyment throughout the growing season. This free demonstration, presented by University of Illinois […]

Mighty Kids Triathlon

Kids, 6-12 years old, are invited to compete in a swim, bike, run triathlon that is both challenging and fun! Distances will vary by age, so athletes will compete in heats with their own age group. Each participant will receive a t-shirt, goody bag, refreshments, and a medal. Trophies will be awarded to top competitors […]

Kids Fishing Day

Kids, 6-13 years old, will have a memorable morning fishing with the Park District and the Libertyville Fishing Club at Century Park’s Big Bear Lake. We’ll begin with safety instructions and demonstrations before heading to the shore in hopes of catching “The Big One”! Bait will be provided for all, and a limited number of […]

Century Park Fishing Pier is Closed

The fishing pier located in Century Park at the boat dock, 1001 Lakeview Parkway, is closed for repair due to weather damage.  The fishing pier located at the north end of Century Park is open.

Resident Input Requested for ADA Transition Plan

The Vernon Hills Park Board plans to adopt an updated Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan in August 2017. Residents are invited to the May 25, 2017 Regular Park Board Meeting to bring forth any ADA matters impacting the Sullivan Community Center, the Lakeview Fitness Center and the Park Maintenance Facility.  The meeting will […]

Chicago Salmon Vintage Baseball Clinic

Saturday, May 13, is opening day for community baseball (VHCBS).  Before or after you attend your child’s game on Saturday, be sure to stop by the field near the concession stand.  The Chicago Salmon will be running a vintage baseball clinic introducing children and adults alike to baseball the way it was played dating back […]

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