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

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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Girls Lacrosse

The Illinois Girls Lacrosse Association (IGLA) is adopting the US Lacrosse “PLAYERS FIRST” ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT MODEL: THE RIGHT LACROSSE AT THE RIGHT TIME. Providing every athlete the opportunity to enter, enjoy and excel by learning and playing lacrosse in a way that’s best for each stage of growth and development. This creates a model of […]

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Cicada Wasps in the Parks

The Cicada Killer wasps have begun to emerge and be spotted around the parks. These large, intimidating wasps are uninterested in humans and don’t act aggressively unless threatened. The biggest danger these wasps pose is if stepped on by bare feet or handled roughly. With this caution in mind, the Cicada Killers have a fascinating […]

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New! Lose to Win Fitness Program

In this fun weight loss program from 8/26-11/11, teams battle against each other for the highest percentage of weight loss! Participants (18+ years) will work twice a week with a personal trainer in a group setting that is a both fun and challenging. Workouts will be provided, there will also be nutrition topics and pop […]

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Children’s Book Drive June 19-July 21

The Vernon Hills Park District is holding a children’s book drive, on behalf of Bernie’s Book Bank, from June 19-July 21. Our goal is to collect 1500 quality books, new or gently used, suitable for children from birth through 6th grade.  The collected books will be distributed to at-risk children.  Nearly 61% of low income […]

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Peak 21 Chicago lacrosse Cup Tournament

The Vernon Hills Park District is pleased to host Peak 21 Lacrosse’s Chicago Lacrosse Cup June 19-21 in Deerpath Park and the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex.  This premier event will showcase some of the best high school lacrosse players from the Midwest and beyond.  Approximate game times will be Monday, June 19 from 9:00 am-6:00 pm, […]

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Asphalt Repairs in Century & Deerpath Parks

On Wednesday, May 31,   asphalt repairs at will be conducted in Deerpath Park on various path located from ball field #1 to Kids’ Castle and at the Century Park boat dock parking lot.  The parking lot will be closed for a period of time while they remove and relay the asphalt. The repairs will be completed in […]

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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 […]

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