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



Chalk the Walks – GO VERNON HILLS

Chalk the Walks is all about spreading joy, optimism and inspiration through the magical power of sidewalk chalk. Remember when you were a kid and you’d draw pictures and write happy thoughts with chalk in your driveway and down the sidewalks of your  street? And the adults always smiled when they read the big, pastel-colored […]

Movie in the Park

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy a free movie under the stars!  The movie will begin at dusk in Deerpath Park. Park at the Cherokee Road entrance and walk north to the viewing area. 

Worldwide Day of Play

Put down the iPad, turn off the Xbox, and come to Century Park Pavilion for an afternoon of unplugged play! Park District staff will lead old-school picnic games including sack races, hula hoop contests, and the ever popular egg toss. There will also be several other games available. No registration necessary! Just come to the […]

Plans finalized for incorporating former restaurant property into Century Park

Three years after buying the vacant Opa! restaurant and banquet hall along Hawthorn and Lakeview parkways, the Vernon Hills Park District is moving forward with the final phase of incorporating the property into Century Park. The property and vacant building, which backed up to Little Bear Lake, was bought for $2.2 million in July 2015 […]

Update on Donnelley and Ranney Parks’ Playgrounds

The Donnelley Park playground is expected to open the week of July 23rd.  Although it will look 100% complete by the end of this week, there is a piece of the playground that is damaged. It is being replaced and will take another week to produce and ship to our Park District.  An audit of […]

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