Vernon Hills Park District
Vernon Hills Park District
Vernon Hills
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Fall Fest

Bring your ghosts and goblins to our annual Fall Fest for this spooktacular family event featuring indoor trick or treating, face painter, carnival games, and a costume contest. This event will sell out, so be sure to buy your tickets early. NEW! Dave DiNaso’s Traveling World of Reptiles will make a special appearance at Fall […]

Pumpkin Launch

We’ll be rolling, launching, and smashing pumpkins! Jason Rush from the Vernon Hills High School Science Department built the Park District a trebuchet, so be sure to save your pumpkins to launch! There will be other pumpkin-related activities too. Prizes available for both kids and adults! Please bring one uncarved pumpkin per paid participant. Fee: […]

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 […]

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.  […]

Kids’ Castle Playground Expanding!

Construction for the south side of Kids’ Castle playground will begin October 16.   The project is expected to take two weeks.  The site will be excavated and the new dragon play feature/tunnel will be installed. Further,  installation of the pour in place surface and landscaping will be completed. 

Skunk Removal and Assistance Program

The Village of Vernon Hills and the Vernon Hills Park District are partnering with homeowners to reduce the overall skunk population within the Village.  The Program is designed to provide financial reimbursement to homeowners who choose to work with licensed wildlife control companies to remove skunks from their properties.  To learn more about the program, […]

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