District News

Drive-in Movie June 5 & 6

Free! Vernon Hills Residents Only Event! Vernon Hills families will enjoy the Park District’s first Drive-In Movie at the Family Aquatic Center parking lot on June 5 and June 6 . The movie, Frozen 2, will begin  showing at 8:45 pm on the big, outdoor screen. Cars may begin...
Continue Reading

Skate Park Opens May 22 with Restrictions

The new Skate Park located in the Sullivan Community Center/Family Aquatic Center parking lot area is opening Friday, May 22 with restrictions.  Due to social distancing guidelines, only ten Vernon Hills Park District residents will be allowed to use the Skate Park during a...
Continue Reading

Caution – Flooded Parks

The following paths/parks are flooded this morning and will not be usable until Tuesday, May 19. Century Park - the path next to the playground from the parking lot north to the fishing pier. Deerpath Park - Cherokee Road parking lot and path from the lacrosse field going...
Continue Reading

COVID-19 Update

May 7, 2020 Summer is just around the corner and normally the Park District is bustling with activities including day camps, swimming, softball leagues, and outdoor special events. Normally, our parks are filled with kids at the playgrounds and friendly games of tennis,...
Continue Reading

New Online Classes

The Park District had added more online classes!  Hot Shots Sports is offering soccer, baseball, and basketball for ages 3-11 years old.  Dance classes for Creative Movement, Ballet and Tap are also being offered. Robothink has added more classes too!   Check out all of our...
Continue Reading

Park District Closed Through May 30

Governor Pritzker extended the Stay-at-Home Order through May 30 in an effort to help contain the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Due to this extension, all Vernon Hills Park District facilities will remain closed and all programs and events through May are...
Continue Reading

Fruit Trees in the Parks

Parks staff are planting many fruit trees that were bought bare root over the winter. They were delivered long before they could be safely planted outdoors. The trees were temporarily planted in pots and kept in the park maintenance facility by the windows until it was safe...
Continue Reading