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, Arlington Ridge 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:
Arlington Ridge Center, Aquatics, Golf and Tennis
Athletics, CAP, Centers, Cultural Arts, Lake Arlington, Museum, Preschool & Day Camps, Rentals & Parties, Special Events and Seniors
The Recreation and Facilities Department is located in the Park District Administration Center.
410 N Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Regular business hours:
Monday thru Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm