Our Park and Aquatic Center are located south of I-290 just east of the Des Plaines Avenue Exit.
7501 Harrison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130
Fax (708) 366-1142
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Closed: July 4th, Labor Day (Sept. 5), Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11), Thanksgiving (Nov. 24 and Nov. 25), Christmas (December 26), New Year’s Day (January 2)
In 1920 a group of residents formed the Forest Park Citizens Protective League for the purpose of opposing any industrial or railway sidings that might be constructed on the site that the Park District now occupies. With the cooperation of the Forest Park Kiwanis Club and their president Emery Parichy, the group began to work toward the creation of a public park.
Learn more about our policies and operations here.
Board of Park Commissioners
The Board of Park Commissioners meets on the third Thursday of each month. All meetings are at 6:00 p.m. in the second floor Board Room of the Administration Building located at 7501 Harrison Street. These are open meetings; the public is invited to attend and express ideas as well as concerns…
Learn more about the Park District’s staff. If you need to contact one of us directly, check here!