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



New Year’s Eve Family Party

3…2…1… HAPPY NEW YEAR! Looking for a great place to usher in 2018? Do you want to have the kids home and in bed by midnight? Come to Times Square in Vernon Hills (also known as the Sullivan Community Center) and celebrate New Year’s Eve, family-style! We’ll have a DJ spinning your favorite tunes of […]

Cheers to Five Years!

Lakeview Fitness is celebrating 5 years of serving the the Vernon Hills community!  Join the Park District on Saturday, January 6 from 8-11 am at Lakeview Fitness for a morning of special group exercise classes, fun fitness challenges, light refreshments raffles prizes and door prizes for the first 100 guests.  Both non-members and members are […]


Winterfest is an outdoor festival the whole family will enjoy! Weather permitting, the sled hill and ice rinks will be open for winter play!  Inside the pavilion will be free ice skate rentals and concessions. Families will enjoy horse and carriage rides, s’mores around the campfire, dog sled demonstrations, and live ice sculpting.

Century Park Bridge is Closed for Inspection

The bridge in Century Park that connects a portion of the walking path to the island is closed for inspection by a structural engineer. The bridge is located along Lakeview Parkway near the boat dock parking lot. The District is concerned about the concrete footings due to their increasing exposure. The bridge will be closed […]

Century Park Earns Arboretum Accreditation

  Vernon Hills Park District’s Century Park is Illinois’ First Park District Park to Earn Arboretum Accreditation The Vernon Hills Park District’s Parks Foreman/Horticulturist, Rick Krocza, had a vision for the District in his first week of employment in 2015. While on a tour of Century Park, he quickly counted 60 plus tree species. Aware […]

Youth Basketball League Registration Extended to October 22nd

Let’s Play Basketball! We invite young athletes in grades 3-8 to join the Park District basketball leagues. No experience is necessary.  Volunteer coaches will teach basketball skills, sportsmanship, team participation, and fun! Registration is accepted through October 22.  A $50 late fee will go into effect on October 23rd. Skill development day is October 21.  […]

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