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Winter Spring 2017 

Resident Registration is Open!

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Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Give a Lake Forest Parks and 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.
 
Use your gift card for things like:
Athletics Programs
Community Events
Court Sports
Creative Arts at Stirling Hall
Dance Classes
Early Childhood or Youth Recreation Classes
Fitness Center Memberships, Group Exercise Classes, or Personal Training
Gymnastics
Kinderhaven Preschool Academy
Martial Arts
Park Pavilion Rentals
Park Permits
Sailing
Wildlife Discovery Center
And much, much more!
 
*Gift card may not be redeemed at Deerpath Golf Course, for Citadel Theatre Classes, or for Friends of Lake Forest Parks and Recreation events. Cards expire 5 years after purchase date. Gift cards are non-refundable and cannot be redeemed for cash.
 
Call 847.234.6700 for more information.

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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

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

Fitness Center Regular Hours CLICK HERE

 

Winter/Spring 2017 resident registration is open:

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Click here for our registration page or to make a payment.

Events

Stirling Hall Art Sale (06:00 PM - 04:00 PM)

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December 09, 2016-December 10, 2016

Time:06:00 PM - 04:00 PM

 

Extrava-Dance-A (04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

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December 10, 2016
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Time:04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

 

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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