Jane Addams Center

Jane Addams Center (Exterior)

The Jane Addams Center is an early voting site serving all Lake County voters every day. The hours on weekdays are 8:30am to 7pm and weekends from 9am to 5pm. For more information, visit the Lake County Clerk’s website at https://bit.ly/3kc83YD.

The Jane Addams Center, located at 95 Jack Benny Drive in Waukegan, is named in honor of Jane Addams, a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and co-founder of the Joseph T. Bowen Country Club. The Jane Addams Center has a maximum capacity of 100 individuals and is ideal for family reunions, group parties, religious services, or meetings. For more information and to reserve the building, contact Maria at mcontreras@waukeganparks.org or (847) 360-4708.

Rental Rates

$35/hourPer Hour
  • Monday – Friday (before 5pm)

$78/hour4 hours or less
  • Friday (after 5pm) – Sunday

$69/hour5 hours or more
  • Friday (after 5pm) – Sunday

The kitchen is available for a $70 flat fee. A valid identification and security deposit of $175 is required to secure a rental date.

Jane Addams Center

Renter must be at least 21 years old to reserve a date. Please note, if you are planning a youth party (any event for ages 13-20 years), a police presence is required for an additional fee of $67 per hour. Reservations are accepted year round for this facility.


95 Jack Benny Drive
Waukegan, Illinois 60087