is now available. Reserve parks and pavilions for your 2014 events and parties. Applications will be accepted at the Belvidere Recreation Center on a first-come, first served basis. Click here to download the application.
The 11th Annual Breakfast for a Song (sponsored by Concert Call, the support group for the arts and Waukegan Symphony Orchestra and Concert Chorus) will be held on March 9, 8:30am-12:30pm at Bonnie Brook Clubhouse. Tickets are $7 each (children under 7 are FREE). Click here for more information.
Artist applications are now available for the 15th Annual Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine Fine Arts Festival. The Festival will be Saturday, June 4 from 10am-4pm in Bowen Park. Click here for application.
Beginning March 3, the Waukegan Park District’s Field House Sports and Fitness Center will open its doors at 5am, Monday through Friday. This reflects a 30 minute earlier opening time on Monday-Friday mornings. New Field House hours: Monday – Friday 5am-9pm, Saturday & Sunday 7am-7pm (October – May) and Saturday & Sunday 7am-5pm (June-September)
The Waukegan Park District held its Gold Medal and Volunteer and Patron Celebration Thursday, February 27, at Bonnie Brook Golf Course Clubhouse. The Waukegan School District was the recipient of the Jack Benny Award for the Arts and Humanities, Volunteer of the Year was awarded to Waukegan BMX for the outstanding Bicycle Motocross Racing Program and Bob Hamilton of Gewalt Hamilton was presented the Patron of the Year Award for his far reaching support of the Waukegan Park District. Click here to read more.
Come to Bonnie Brook for buffet-style dining at the clubhouse on the last Sunday of each month. Bonnie Brook is also serving St. Patrick's Day Irish Feast on March 16 and March 17. Reservations suggested, please call (847) 360-4734 for more information.
The outdoor ice rink at Victory Park, 1325 North Avenue, is open daily, weather permitting, from 9am-5pm. Please call (847) 360-4750 for more information.
The National Recreation and Park Association awarded the Waukegan Park District its highest honor, the 2013 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. Click here for more information. Click here to read the Letter to the Editor-Congratulatory Note from the Waukegan Park District Board of Commissioners
Belvidere Recreation Center: 847-360-4700
Field House Sports & Fitness Center 847-782-3300
Jack Benny Center for the Arts: 847-360-4740
Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County-Waukegan Office 847-360-4760