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Lake Forest Celebrates Oktoberfest on October 1, 2016

Gather under the tent with family & friends. Enjoy games for all ages, food, music & beer. Oktoberfest soon will be here!
 

Lake Forest Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 1st - Deerpath Community Park
Time: 2:00-10:00 pm • Gates open at 1:30 pm
Location: Deerpath Community Park, Lake Forest, IL
400 Hastings Road (5 minute walk from Metra Station)
Tickets: Adults and Children: $10, Children Under 5: Free. Purchase tickets www.friendslfpr.org or at the gate
Parking: Parking Pass: $10
 
There will be fun for the whole family including live music, games, kids activities and inflatables.
Music Line-up: 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: The Live Wires
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Infinity
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Catfight
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Breakfast Club
Food and beverages available for purchase. Outside food and drinks are prohibited.
Fall 2016 Registration is Open!

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Click Here for helpful hints to register online!

Come to the Lake Forest Parks & Recreation Department to explore, experience and discover your fun side!  

The Lake Forest Parks & Recreation Department is committed to providing residents of all ages positive experiences through a variety of high quality programs, activities, and services under the direction of professional and dedicated staff who are responsive to the changing needs of the community.

 "What Inspires You to Play?"  We believe you can find the answer to this question within the pages of our detailed brochure. But in case you need some help getting started, we have listed some options that may inspire you to have the best year ever.

So get inspired to play at our…

  • Beautiful Forest Park beach with sailboats, paddle boards, soft sand and enticing waves
  • Programs that emphasize creativity, friendship, teamwork and sportsmanship
  • New neighborhood playgrounds with twisting slides, towers and swings
  • Renovated racquetball, squash, handball, and tennis courts sure to improve your swing
  • Family-friendly Deerpath golf course where you can take lessons or play 18 holes
  • Community-Events like Stirling Hall Art Center Art Sale, Santa Visits and our Holiday Extrava-Dance-A
  • Global conservation classes and events at the unique Wildlife Discovery Center
  • Extensive fitness classes, personal training and equipment at our comprehensive Fitness Center
  • Innovative arts programs for youth and adults at Stirling Hall Arts Center

Come out and visit our many parks, facilities and programs, and get inspired to play!

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Services to Residents with Disabilities

NSSRA is a partnership that provides year-round recreation and leisure opportunities for children, teens, adults and seniors with disabilities. For more information about NSSRA, please call 847-509-9400, email to info@nssra.org or check their website, www.nssra.org.

For information about NSSRA inclusion services in our programs, contact our office at 847-234-6700.

400 Hastings Rd.
Lake Forest, IL

Department Head: Sally Swarthout

Phone: 847-234-6700
Fax:  847-615-4251

Weather Cancellation Hotline:
847-234-6702

Summer Hours 
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. M-Th
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Fri.
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sat.
CLOSED - Sun

Fitness Center Regular Hours CLICK HERE

 

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Fall Registration is open.  Click here for our registration page or to make a payment.

Events

Oktoberfest (02:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

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October 01, 2016
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Time:02:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Lake Forest Celebrates Oktoberfest on October 1, 2016
 

Native Tree Sale (08:00 AM - 01:00 PM)

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October 15, 2016
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Time:08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: Mellody Farm Nature Preserve, Lake Forest, IL -60045


The City of Lake Forest and Lake Forest Open Lands Association are partnering once again to offer the Native Tree Sale.
 

Company Cares Dance Workshop (11:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

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October 16, 2016

Time:11:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Be a part of a fun and exciting day of movement!
 

CROCtoberfest (10:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

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October 23, 2016
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Time:10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: Wildlife Discovery Center, Lake Forest, IL -60045


Meet the Crocodiles!
 

LF Recreation Halloween Tricks & Treats (05:00 PM - 07:30 PM)

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October 28, 2016
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Time:05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Location: Lake Forest Recreation Center, Lake Forest, IL -60045


Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Department invites you to join us for a fun evening of Halloween activities!
 

On-line Registration Anytime ..... Anywhere! 
Lake Forest residents are able to register for Parks and Recreation Department classes on line at www.LFRec.com. To access an on-line account, you will need to have an email address on file with the department along with an account user ID and PIN number. Call the Parks and Recreation office at 847-234-6700 or email to lfrec@cityoflakeforest.com for more information. In order to make on-line registration available to Lake Forest residents we had to change our registration system. Registration is taken on a first come first serve basis.  Have questions about online registration? Click on link for up to date information.

THE CITY OF LAKE FOREST
220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
Non-Emergency Police:  (847) 234-2601

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