Our mission is to promote diverse community based recreational opportunities by providing a variety of programs, services, facilities and natural spaces to enhance the quality of life for our residents.


Special Events

Park News

Park Chat
August 5
6:30 - 8 pm
Ranney Park
Everyone Welcome!

Summer Splash
A Pool Party for Everyone!
August 1
5:30 - 8 pm
Family Aquatic Center

Little Bear Ribfest
August 22 & 23
Century Park

Free Movie in Deerpath Park
August 29 at Dusk
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
Cherokee Road Entrance


Family Aquatic Center

June 9 - August 15
Operating Hours

Monday - Friday: 10:30 am - 8 pm
Weekends & Holidays: 11 am - 7 pm




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Little Bear Ribfest
Country & Blues, Brews, BBQ!
Friday, August 22, 6 pm - 12 am
Saturday, August 23, 3 pm - 12 am

Century Park on Lakeview Parkway


Lakeview Fitness Center Maintenance
The Fitness Center will be closed August 6-9.
The pool and spa area will be closed August 4-22.
Click here for alternate fitness opportunitites.

Stone Fence Farm Park Playground Meeting
August 20 at 6:30 pm
224 Stone Fence Road
Everyone welcome to view new playground plans.

Park District Community Survey
We value your opinion!
Please complete the Community Survey and get rewarded! Every person who completes the survey is eligible to receive a $10 Park District Gift Card, to use as payment toward any District program.


Vision Statement
Addressing the lifelong leisure needs of all Vernon Hills residents

2006, 2007,
2008, 2009

Laschen Community Center - Administrative Offices
294 Evergreen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Dolores C. Sullivan Community Center
635 North Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Lakeview Fitness Center
700 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Park Maintenance Facility
1400 Indianwood Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061


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