The Waukegan Park District manages 53 properties including two golf courses, neighborhood and community parks and four recreational facilities. The District encompassing 742 acres of land and serves the culturally-diverse community of Waukegan. Park amenities include a skate park, dog exercise areas, BMX track, formal garden, disc golf course, picnic pavilions, interpretive areas, basketball courts, baseball and softball fields, 34 playgrounds, five outdoor fitness exercise areas, splash pads including the Corrine J. Rose Park SplashZone, tennis courts, pickleball courts, soccer fields, hiking/jogging/walking paths and a physical fitness course.
Thank you in advance for helping to keep our parks beautiful and enjoyable for all visitors by observing and abiding by the park use ordinances of the Waukegan Park District.
Use of parks and facilities is governed by an Ordinance Regulating the Use of the Parks and Property Owned or Controlled by the Waukegan Park District adopted by the Board of Commissioners.
parks, playgrounds & facilities
Parks open at sunrise and close at sunset, except for designated permitted activities.
We greatly appreciate our citizens acting as our eyes and ears when using parks. To report graffiti or vandalism, please call the parks department at (847) 360-4725 or non-emergency police department at (847) 599-2608.
Important Park Use Policies
Listed below are important policies that are critical to safe and responsible park operations. These signs are prominently placed throughout our park system:
- Please use waste receptacles
- No loud music
- Please leash your pets and scoop
- No parking on grass
- No alcoholic beverages
- No smoking/tobacco
- No golfing, except on golf courses