Green Initiatives

The Waukegan Park District provides and abundant array of recreational opportunities and its 742 acres of parklands protect drinking water and important habitat for many endangered plants and even some endangered animals. Over the last 100 years, the District has acquired and preserved open spaces throughout the community. The benefits of preserving and protecting open spaces and natural areas in our watershed are well documented and extend to all residents living in Waukegan.

A Message from the Executive Director, Jay Lerner

Going Green…

As part of the Waukegan Park District’s Strategic Plan one of the major focus areas is Being Green. Some of the areas we are focusing on are:

Sustainability is not only about going green to save the earth. Think about taking care of yourself and your family by participating in one of the programs, services, and activities we have that will benefit your well being! See you in the parks for some fresh air and fun! Please feel free to call the Parks Department at (847) 360-4725 if you have any questions.