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



Winter Weather Storm Science

Brrr! It’s cold out there! But why? We will do weather related demonstrations and hand-on activities in this chilly session! We will simulate a polar vortex and make clouds! We will also talk about what’s coming this spring- tornados and more!  A science goody bag will be provided to each participant. Grades: K-5 Code: 251702-1

Group Clinic

Topic: Functional Fitness – How to be your best you!  Please register in-person at the Lakeview Fitness Center.  Dress for exercise!   Res or Member/Non-member: $5/10

Holiday Season Science

Just in time to learn science and how it is related to holiday colors and decorations. We will do holiday-related demonstrations and also a take-home science activity that can be used as a gift.  A science goody bag will be provided to each participant. Grades: K-5 Code: 251711-1

Fall Plantings at the Park District

The Park Maintenance Department has been busy this fall planting 34 new trees, a variety of species, in our parks.  Additionally, 5 new memorial park benches have been installed in our parks.  The District offers a Tree & Bench Donation Program for those interested in purchasing a tree or bench in honor, or in memory, of […]

Playground Improvements

Three District playgrounds are getting a makeover this fall!  Currently, the playground in Peterson Park is being disassembled and installers will be on site September 14 to begin erecting a new 2-5 year old playground and a 5-12 year old swing set.  In late September, the playground in Grosse Pointe Park will also be replaced.  Beginning […]

Sullivan Center Renovation

The Community is invited to the Park Board meetings on August 27 and September 24 at 6:30 pm in the Larry Laschen Community Center.  A topic to be discussed is the future renovation of the Sullivan Community Center.  Proposed renderings of the renovation are below: 1 – Sullivan Community Center – Floor Plan – Option […]

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