Recreation and Facilities


The Recreation and Facilities Department provides the community with comprehensive recreational programs and facilities. Recreation programs and activities include: athletic leagues and classes for both youth and adults; health and exercise activities; cultural arts programming in dance, drama, and crafts; preschool programs; supervised before and after school programs; older adult programs; summer camps; aquatic lessons and activities; tennis instruction and league play; golf lessons, league and general play; special events; general interest programs; and historical programs and activities.

The facilities in which these activities occur include: Arlington Lakes Golf Club, Nickol Knoll Golf Club, Sunset Meadows Driving Range and Athletic Fields, Melas Park Sports Complex, Forest View Racquet and Fitness Club, Heritage Tennis Club, Arlington Heights Historical Museum, Olympic Indoor Swim Center, Hasbrook Cultural Arts Center, Arlington Heights Senior Center, Lake Arlington, and Camelot, Frontier, Pioneer, Heritage, and Recreation Community Centers. Additional activities are conducted at area schools through agreements with School Districts 21, 23, 25, 59, and 214, as well as area Park Districts, including Buffalo Grove, Mt. Prospect, Rolling Meadows, Prospect Heights, Salt Creek, and Wheeling.

Development of new, exciting programs and facilities for the community is a major goal that the Recreation and Facilities Department is constantly pursuing as the needs and wishes of the residents change. In addition, maintaining the quality of existing popular activities is a high priority of the staff. Recruitment and training of seasonal and part-time instructors to lead and teach programs is of critical importance to the department.

The Recreation and Facilities Department is comprised of three primary divisions:

Centers, Aquatics, Athletics, and Lake Arlington
Fitness, Seniors, Preschool/Day Camps, Musuem, Cultural Arts and CAP
Tennis and Golf

The Recreation and Facilities Department is located in the Park District Administration Center.

410 N Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone: 847-577-3009
Fax: 847-577-3050

Regular business hours:
Monday thru Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm 

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Recreation and Facilities

StaffJob TitlePhoneContact
* Meyer, Brian Director of Recreation & Facilities 847-506-7130 
Alfonso, Nancy Forest View Racquet & Fitness Manager 847-640-2574 
Bergquist, Alli Aquatic Program Supervisor 847-577-3047 
Brown, Christina Fitness Coordinator 847-506-7127 
Cruz, Sheila Administrative Assistant 847-577-3009 
Divello, Tom Pioneer Park Supervisor 847-506-2734 
Donahue, Kyle Cultural Arts Supervisor 847-506-7872 
Galvin, Karen Forest View Racquet & Fitness Club Asst. Manager 847-640-2574 
Govern, Tim Golf Operations Manager 847-577-3032 
Healy, Matt Athletic Supervisor 847-506-7133 
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