Picnics

Picnics at the Glenview Park District

Whether it’s you and your kids taking sandwiches to the park or a company outing with brats, ball games and bonding, there’s nothing like a picnic at the Glenview Park District! Before you plan yours, here are some things you should know:

Picnics for Groups of 10 or Less

Any group of 10 people or less may picnic in any of the Glenview Park District’s parks without obtaining a permit.

Picnics for Groups of More Than 10 (w/o Fieldhouse Rental)

Any group of more than 10 people who wish to picnic in a Glenview Park District Park without a fieldhouse must obtain a free picnic permit at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave.

Picnics for Groups of More Than 10 (w/ Fieldhouse Rental)

Any group of more than 10 people who wish to picnic in a Glenview Park District Park without a fieldhouse must obtain a picnic permit at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave.

Picnic Permit Rates
Resident Fee Nonresident Fee Deposit (R & NR)
$0 $25/permit  $20

Use of Ballfields

All sports fields, courts and playgrounds are open to the public and not included as part of a fieldhouse rental.

General Park Rules

  • Park hours are 9 am to dusk.
  • No alcoholic beverages are allowed within the parks.
  • No loudspeakers, public address systems or amplifiers may be used within the parks.
  • No dogs are permitted within the parks. Dog on leash are permitted on paved pathways only in the following parks: Countryside, Cunliff, Diederich, Flick, Hawthorne Glen, Indian Trail, Ladendorf, Rugen and Sleepy Hollow Parks and on the perimeter walkways at Roosevelt Park, Swenson Park, West Fork Park, and Community Park West.