Facility Details

Recreation Park

500 East Miner
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Phone: 847-577-3040

During Phase 4 COVID operations Recreation is not open the public for drop activity.
Outdoor tennis court lights are available on or about April 1 - November 30 from one hour before dusk until 11 PM




Located in the downtown area in one of the older neighborhoods, Recreation park is the oldest community park with large mature trees and other significant landscaping, newer playground, 3 outdoor lighted tennis courts, pools, bath house, and the community center hosts a thriving preschool program.

The park has expanded in recent years with acquisition of adjacent properties. This park experiences significant usage by residents from all areas of the community because it is the location of the District's premier Pro-style baseball field and the annual Frontier Day's Festival held over the 4th of July week. Recreation Park is the Park District's oldest community center, built in 1937 as a WPA project. Many people enjoy the gymnasium with its wooden floor and meeting rooms for small gatherings. Recreation's Olympic-sized pool, the Park District's oldest pool, was remodeled in 1988. The inter path loop from Douglas St. passed the building and around the ball field is .50 mile. The map shows this distance in yellow. The perimeter path which includes the public sidewalk around Miner, Belmont, Northwest Hwy. and Douglas is .64 mile. The map shows this distance in red.

View path map


Contact Nick Wirth, Recreation Park Supervisor for more information.



  • Ball FieldBall Field
  • Banquet/Meeting RoomsBanquet/Meeting Rooms
  • Basketball CourtsBasketball Courts
  • Bike/Walk PathBike/Walk Path
  • Community CenterCommunity Center
  • Fitness ProgramsFitness Programs
  • GrillingGrilling
  • Ice RinkIce Rink
  • ParkPark
  • Parking LotParking Lot
  • Picnic Area with ShelterPicnic Area with Shelter
  • PlaygroundPlayground
  • Playground ages 2-12Playground ages 2-12
  • PoolPool
  • Seating Area Seating Area
  • Soccer FieldSoccer Field
  • Special UseSpecial Use
  • Tennis- Outdoor CourtsTennis- Outdoor Courts
  • Tennis- Outdoor Lighted CourtsTennis- Outdoor Lighted Courts
  • WiFiWiFi

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