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Lincolnwood Parks & RecreationWelcome

The Lincolnwood Parks and Recreation department manages 13 parks, an aquatics center, 5,038 square foot community center and two bike paths. The Department also offers a wide variety of programs and events including aquatics, fitness, summer camps, after-school programs, athletics, outdoor recreation and special events. Join our email list to be notified of our upcoming events and programs!

Latest News & Events

Winter/Spring Registration is now open! Register now or check out our new Winter/Spring Program Guide.

Letters to Santa! Post your your child’s letter to Santa in our special Santa Mail Box in the mail circle in front of Lincolnwood Village Hall & Santa will mail a personalized reply (Lincolnwood residents only) to letters received from Nov 9 – Dec. 9. Don’t forget to include a return address!

Gingerbread Decorating

Join us for Gingerbread House Decorating on Tuesday, November 28 from 7:30-9pm at the Community Center. $20 per gingerbread house. Advance registration required.

Register now for Breakfast with Santa at the Community Center on Saturday, December 2 from 10am-noon. Only R$10 /NR$12 per person. Advance registration required.

Lincolnwood Lights

The Lincolnwood Lights Holiday Celebration is on Monday, Dec. 4 at the Village Hall Promenade. The new Candy Cane Hunt for kids 10 and under starts at 4:30 pm and lighting celebration starts at 5 pm.

Winter Break Camp starts December 27. Field trips and fun for grades K-5. Advance registration required.

Bike Map

View a map of regional bike paths with connection points for the North Shore Channel Trail, Sauganash Trail Park, Skokie Valley Trail, Union Pacific Bicycle Path, and Valley Line Trail.

Are you getting our emails? If not, add yourself to our email list or text LWDPARKS to 22828 to sign up.

Sponsorship Opportunities

When you sponsor a local event, you’re helping to support the residents of your community. We look forward to working with you to find an event or build a sponsorship package that will fit the needs of your business or organization. Learn more.

Become a Part of Lincolnwood History!


The Commemorative Brick Campaign is in full swing – have you purchased your brick for The Promenade yet? We are currently taking orders for a new batch. For more information, please call (847) 677-9740 or complete the order form.

Join the Multicultural Task Force

New Members Welcome! The Parks and Recreation Department is seeking members for the Multicultural Task Force. The mission of the Task Force is to reach out to members of the many ethnic communities represented in Lincolnwood to gather input regarding recreation programs, services, facilities and publicity. Interested individuals should contact Chairperson Beryl Herman at or (847) 745-4707.

Want to learn more about Lincolnwood Parks and Recreation?

Please visit these links:

About Parks and Recreation | Our Parks | Programs | Special Events | Facilities | Registration | Park Map

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