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.

Please note picnic permits are available at Swenson and West Fork Parks only.

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

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 with a fieldhouse must obtain a fieldhouse permit at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave.

Fieldhouse rental rates:

Weekdays & Off-Season Weekends Resident Nonresident Deposit
M-F and weekends
thru 5/26/17
$54/3 hours
$20 each add. hr
$165/3 hours
$50 each add. hr
$250
       
Summer Weekends Resident Nonresident Deposit
Sa, Su &  Holidays
thru 9/4/17
$218/day $436/day  $250

More information on fieldhouse rentals 

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.