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Summer & Camp registration is open!

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Employment Opportunities

Summer Internship Program: The City of Lake Forest is looking for qualified students or recent graduates for a 8-12 week summer internship program at The Lake Forest Parks & Recreation Department. Interns will be given an invaluable opportunity to gain professional experience in the parks and recreation field. Prospective interns must show strong leadership skills, independent functioning, and a passion for community service. They must also have a strong educational background in parks and recreation programming or similar field with a minimum of 3 years at a university.  More information here:  Summer Internship Program

If you are interested in applying for a position, please fill out the Employment Application and drop it off at the Recreation Center, 400 Hastings Rd., Lake Forest.

Some of the job openings include:  

  • Front Desk Administrator
  • Building Supervisor
  • Athletics
  • Assistant Preschool Teacher

Please call the Recreation Center for more information.  847-234-6700.

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Give an LF Parks & Recreation Gift Card

Gift cards can be used toward classes, activities, or events and are for sale at the main office and fitness center located at 400 Hastings Road. Cards can be purchased in any denomination. Your LFPR gift card may be used toward the cost of registering for classes or activities as well as for permits, rental fees, fitness passes, and drop-in usage fees. Call 847.234.6700 for more information.

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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.

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400 Hastings Rd.
Lake Forest, IL 60045

Department Head: Sally Swarthout

Phone: 847-234-6700
Fax:  847-615-4251
Weather Cancellation Hotline: 847-234-6702
 
Hours 
M-Th: 8:30am - 9:30pm 
Fri: 8:30am - 8:00pm 
Sat: 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Sun: 9:00am - 5:00pm 
 
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Summer and Camp registration is open:

Summer Program Guide

Summer Camp Guide

Click here to register or make a payment.

Events

Concerts in the Square (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

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June 22, 2017
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Time:06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Market Square, Lake Forest, IL -60045


Enjoy summer nights with free live music in Market Square!
 

Family Golf Sundays (03:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

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June 25, 2017

Time:03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location: Deerpath Golf Course, Lake Forest, IL -60045


Bring the kids out to play golf!
 

Concerts in the Square (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

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June 29, 2017
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Time:06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Market Square, Lake Forest, IL -60045


Enjoy summer nights with free live music in Market Square!
 

Movie at the Beach - Christmas Countdown (08:45 PM - 10:00 PM)

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June 30, 2017
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Time:08:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Forest Park Beach, Lake Forest, IL -60045


What could be more enjoyable than a day at the beach? How about a night under the stars watching the family friendly movie!
 

Family Golf Sundays (03:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

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July 02, 2017

Time:03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location: Deerpath Golf Course, Lake Forest, IL -60045


Bring the kids out to play golf!
 
Online Registration

Lake Forest residents can register for Parks and Recreation Department classes online at www.LFParksandRec.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. Registration is taken on a first come first serve basis. Click on link for up to date information or questions.

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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