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Western Springs, Illinois
740 Hillgrove Ave.
Western Springs, IL 60558-1409
Ph: 708-246-1800
Fx: 708-246-0284

Programs & Registration
The Recreation Department offers activities and classes for all age groups. Residents are encouraged to become active in our programs. The seasonal program brochure is mailed out to all residents in March, August, and November.  You may print a registration form and register in person, through the mail or by fax (708-246-1309) (we do not accept registration online or by phone). League and facility schedules, registration forms, and other Recreation information are available through the links on the left.

Programs for the disabled are made available through a joint agreement with South East Association for Special Parks and Recreation (SEASPAR).

The department's largest annual (Saturday of Memorial Day weekend) event is the 5K-10K Tower Trot, which attracts more than 1,200 runners annually and is seen as one of the premier events of its kind in the Chicago area.

Recreation Centers
The two recreational centers are located at:

Recreation Center
1500 Walker St.
Western Springs, IL 60558
Office Hours: 
    Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
    (708) 246-9070
Evening/Weekend Building Supervisor:
    (708) 514-1923
Grand Avenue Community Center
4211 Grand Ave.
Western Springs, IL 60558

Park District
The 11 parks in the Village also host an assortment of recreational activities sponsored by the Recreation Department. The parks are owned and maintained by the Western Springs Park District, which is a separate taxing authority. For more information on the Park District, please visit
The Recreation office will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday, December 24 & 25 for the Christmas holiday. Holiday Open Gym runs Dec. 22, 23, 29, 30, 31 and Jan. 2.  No preregistration is required but players are limited to the first 20. For details, view Open Gym Flyer