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

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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Chicago Salmon Vintage Baseball Clinic

Saturday, May 13, is opening day for community baseball (VHCBS).  Before or after you attend your child’s game on Saturday, be sure to stop by the field near the concession stand.  The Chicago Salmon will be running a vintage baseball clinic introducing children and adults alike to baseball the way it was played dating back […]

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Now Hiring Summer Lifeguards!

The Park District is seeking applicants to fill summer lifeguard positions at the Family Aquatic Center and the Lakeview Fitness Center indoor pool.  Applicants must be 15+ years old and have an American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification. The District will train interested applicants.  Flexible scheduling is offered, May through September.  Click on the link below […]

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Prescribed Prairie Burns April 9th

Prescribed burns are being conducted this Sunday, April 9, at the Family Aquatic Center, inside along the creek and in the detention area to the west of the aquatic center along Aspen Drive. Moreover, if conditions allow, a burn will be conducted at Lake Charles Park in the detention basin to the north of the parking […]

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Picnic Shelter Opening

The Parks staff are currently working on opening shelter bathrooms for the week of April 3.  The restroom at Kids’ Castle is complete and a concrete sidewalk leading to the restroom door will be poured in the next couple of weeks.”

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Turtles Swim Team Emma Harmata is competing in a National Meet

Emma Harmata, an 8th grader from Libertyville and a member of the Turtles Swim Team, will be competing in the National Club Swimming Association Age Group Championships in Orlando, Florida this Friday. This is a national meet that includes the fastest swimmers, 14 years and younger, from all over the country. This meet is highly competitive and only […]

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Invasive Species Removal from Century Park

The Vernon Hills Park District’s Parks Department will be burning small piles of cleared brush and small trees at the north end of Century Park today and periodically over the next couple of weeks when weather conditions are favorable. This is part of the invasive species removal process that is under way in the park. […]

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Hawthorn District 73 Kindergarten Registration

Walk-in kindergarten registration for parents whose children live in Hawthorn School District 73 is set for for 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 23 and  9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, February 24 at Hawthorn Middle School South, 600 N. Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills. Parents must bring with them required registration documents outlined on the […]

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Tree Removal in Century Park

Beginning February 16th, the parks department will be conducting work in the wooded area at the north end of Century Park. Boxelder trees will be thinned out through cutting and chipping along with a few Ash trees that exist in the area. Buckthorn, Honeysuckle and Mulberry will be mowed down using a forestry mower. Paths […]

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