|Address:||2400 Chestnut Ave
Glenview, IL 60026
|Hours:||Registration Desk Hours
Mon.-Fri.: 9 am-7:30 pm
Sat.-Sun.: 9 am-3 pm
Glenview’s Center for Fun!
Park Center is an award-winning community center that is the hub of the Glenview Park District. This prairie style multi-purpose community center, one of the largest in the state of Illinois, is located in the heart of The Glen on the shores of Lake Glenview. Winner of the 2001 Illinois Park & Recreation Association’s award for Outstanding Multiple Use Facility, Park Center offers something for everyone. Here you can:
- Work out at our friendly state-of-the-art fitness center
- Swim year round at Splash Landings, rated as the best indoor water park in the north shore by North Shore Magazine
- Play a game of pick-up basketball
- Walk or run no matter what the weather on our second story indoor track overlooking Lake Glenview
- Attend a class from our extensive selection of arts, dance, parent-tot and preschool classes
- Make new friends at the Senior Center, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2008
- Host a one-of-a kind private party in the picturesque Lakeview Rooms and much more!
- Take advantage of our Wi-Fi access while relaxing in our lobby
Splash Landings Indoor Aquatic Complex
Offering indoor swimming fun in four pools, lap swimming and lessons year round.
Park Center Health & Fitness
A 44,000 square foot facility with state-of-the-art equipment, over 120 group exercise classes weekly, and certified personal trainers. Daily fee, annual membership and corporate membership packages available.
Early Childhood Programming
Our seven state-of-the-art early childhood classrooms are the site of our Park Center preschool program for 2-4 year olds as well as numerous parent and tot and preschool specialty classes.
Cultural & Visual Arts
(224) 521-2558 – Cultural Arts & (224)521-2584 – Visual Arts
Our Cultural Arts wing is the home of our Glenview Children’s Theatre program, dance and ceramics studios, and fine arts classes for all ages.
Adult and Youth Sports Programming
(224) 521-2546 (Adult)/(224) 521-2560 (Youth)
Adult leagues in softball, soccer, flag football, basketball, volleyball, and sand volleyball and youth leagues in flag football, basketball, girls’ softball and volleyball are coordinated through Park Center.
Several Open Gyms for adults and youth are offered in our main gymnasium for a nominal fee.
Our three-lane, one-eighth mile indoor track is available at no cost to residents and nonresidents.
Birthday Party Services
Let us help you celebrate your child’s special day with a Pool Party or Pick-a-Party themed party for school-age and preschool children.
Wiggles & Giggles Childcare Service
Use our on-site childcare service for ages 3 mos.-10 yrs. while you are participating in Park Center activities.
Glenview Senior Center
Home to our 1000 member senior club, offering over 100 weekly activities for men and women and door-to-door bus pick-up.
Lakeview Room & Facility Room Rentals
Our LakeviewRoom, which accommodates up to 250 people, may be booked for a variety of occasions. Call (847) 965-4094. We also have multi-purpose and meeting rooms for groups of 15-85 and our main and mini gymnasiums are available for rental. Call (224) 521-2562.
Customer Service/Registration Desk
Located in the Park Center lobby, it’s where to go for program registration, fieldhouse rentals, pool memberships and general questions. Open Mon.-Fri. 9 am-7:30 pm and Sat. & Sun. 9 am-3 pm.
Perk Up Your Morning…Your Workout…Your Lunch…Your Day
Perk Center Cafe
Your life is busy enough without having to worry about eating healthy! Perk Center Cafe, conveniently located in the lobby at Park Center, serves up Seattle’s Best Coffee, breakfast. lunch, snacks, salads, wraps, hot dogs, children’s meals, slushies, energy drinks, and more at prices that won’t hurt your pocketbook. To check out our menu, click here. Open Mon.-Fri. 8 am-4 pm and Saturday 8 am-2 pm
Perk Center is a non-profit food service concept whose focus is to train & employ individuals with developmental disabilities.
Map to Park Center
For a printable map with directions to Park Center, click here.
In 2012, the Glenview Park District adopted a policy to discourage employees and patrons in diesel and gasoline powered vehicles from idling for excessive periods of time near park district facilities in order to improve air quality. To read a fuller description of this policy, click here.
The Park Center Team
(click on team member names to email)
Director of Recreation
Manager of Program
Ann Marie Shipstad
Recreation & Visual
Supervisor of Youth