Fieldhouse Rentals

Due to the COVID-19 situation, fieldhouses are currently closed.

Fieldhouse Name & Address Capacity
Cole Park, 1031 Kenilworth Ln. 30
Crowley Park, 749 Huber Ln. 30
Cunliff Park, 540 Echo Ln. 30
Diederich Park, 1 Briar Rd., Golf 30
Flick Park, 3600 Glenview Rd. 30
Indian Trail Park, 1519 Forest Dr. 30
Johns Park, 2101 Central Rd. 48
Ladendorf Park, 2541 Harrison St. 30
Manor Park, 200 Lincoln 30
Roosevelt Park, 2200 Grove St. 30
Rugen Park, 2941 Harrison St. 30
Sleepy Hollow Park, 1821 Maplewood Ln. 30
Willow Park, 2600 Greenwood 48

Park It! For Your Next Party or Meeting

Whether it’s a birthday party, shower, family reunion, company picnic or a meeting, one of our 13 fieldhouses, conveniently located at parks throughout the district, can be the perfect setting for your next event. These quaint, cabin-like brick or log structures may be rented whenever they are not being used for park district and/or partner programs. Fieldhouses are not air conditioned (except for Willow Park Fieldhouse). Click on the park name to see fieldhouse photos and park descriptions.

Amenities Include:

  • Exclusive indoor restrooms
  • Kitchen facilities (sink, oven, stove top, refrigerator, freezer and ample countertop/prep room)
  • All-purpose room
  • Tables and chairs to accommodate facility maximum capacity
  • Adjacent outdoor picnic tables
  • Outdoor charcoal grill (bring your own charcoal)
  • Fireplaces are not available for use 

Available Rental Hours:

10 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Thursday
10 a.m.- 9:30 p.m., Friday-Sunday, and available holidays

Fieldhouses are unavailable for rental Thanksgiving Day, 12/24-25, 12/31, 1/1.  Johns Park fieldhouse is unavailable 7/4. Flick fieldhouse is not available during outdoor pool season.

Rental Schedule:

  • Currently accepting reservations for dates through 9/7/20
  • For dates between 9/8/20-4/30/21, reservations accepted at 9 a.m. for: Recognized Organizations – 7/1/20;
    Residents – 7/8/20; Nonresidents – 7/15/20
  • Flick Shelter, Swenson and Thomas J. Richardson Park are unavailable for rental 12/1-3/31

Rental Rates and Deposit:

The following rates are in effect for rental fees and security deposits. All fees may be paid with cash, personal check, Mastercard, Visa or Discover card. Personal checks will not be accepted less than 14 days before the rental date.

Weekdays & Off-Season Weekends Resident Nonresident Deposit
M-F and weekends
5/1/20 -5/22/20
(and weekdays
5/26/20 – 9/4/20)
$61/3 hours
$23 each add. 
$183/3 hours
$56/each add. hr
M-F and weekends
$61/3 hours
$23 each add. hr
$183/3 hours
$56/each add. hr
Summer Weekends Resident Nonresident Deposit
Sa, Su &  Holidays
5/23/20 thru 9/7/20
$241/day $482/day  $260

Note: Prices are subject to change for reservation dates beginning 5/1 and after. Pricing is based on the reservation date, not the booking date.
To Reserve a Fieldhouse:

  • Requests may be made in person at Park Center’s front desk, 2400 Chestnut Ave., at least one week in advance of their desired rental date
  • The security deposit and rental fee must be paid at the time the reservation is made
  • Businesses/Organizations must provide authorized approval, on letterhead, at the time of booking. Please call for questions, 847-724-5670
  • Fieldhouse keys may be picked up the day of the rental at Park Center’s front desk

Rental Rules & Regulations:

Functions conducted in park district buildings must be in accordance with established rules and regulations which you will receive and sign at the time you pay your rental fee. Click here for a copy. Please be advised of the following:

  • Renter MUST be present with permit throughout entire rental
  • Renter may only access the fieldhouse during their reserved time
  • There is a maximum group size limit for each fieldhouse and picnic area. Exceeding the limit is grounds for forfeiture of the deposit (see chart at top of page)
  • Groups of 10-30 plus are required to rent a fieldhouse to picnic in a park
  • Picnic permits are required for groups of 10 to 30 for parks without fieldhouses and must be obtained at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave. Reduced rates picnic permits are available for Thomas J. Richardson Park and Swenson Park only
  • Alcohol, loud music, portable grills, smoke machines, sky lanterns and P.A. Systems are not permitted in any park district park or fieldhouse
  • Inflatables, moon walks, dunk tanks, stakes in the ground, tents, laser tag, paint ball, petting zoos, or exotic animal shows are prohibited. Other exclusions may apply
  • Only one event per fieldhouse/day is permitted
  • All hired services must be approved prior to rental date including catering, entertainment, etc.
  • Fieldhouses are reserved in hour increments only
  • No drones are allowed at any park district property
  • Failure to comply with any rule will result in forfeiture of the security deposit

Rental Cancellation & Refund Policy:

  • If cancellation is made with 30 days notice of the rental date, the full amount of the rental fee paid will be refunded less a 10% service charge (minimum $5, maximum $15) and the full deposit paid will also be refunded.
  • If cancellation is made with less than 30 days notice, the Park District will retain the rental fee paid and refund the deposit paid; this includes reservations made less than 30 days from the rental date.