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Western Springs, Illinois
740 Hillgrove Ave.
Western Springs, IL 60558-1409
Ph: 708-246-1800
Fx: 708-246-0284
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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 register online or print a registration form and register in person, through the mail or by fax (708-246-1309). Gym schedules online are updated every Wednesday and are subject to change daily; please call the Recreation Department for the most current open gym times.   Registration forms, team/league information and additional 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:

Recreation Center
1500 Walker St.
Western Springs, IL 60558
Office Hours: 
    Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
    (708) 246-9070
    (708) 246-1309 (Fax)
Evening/Weekend Building Supervisor:
    (708) 514-1923
Grand Avenue Community Center
4211 Grand Ave.
Western Springs, IL 60558

Park District
The Recreation Department does not own or operate the Village parks; they are owned and maintained by the Western Springs Park District, which is a separate taxing authority. The 11 parks in the Village host an assortment of recreational activities sponsored by the Recreation Department. For more information on the Park District, please call 708-246-4225 or visit
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