Beginning on Monday, August 30, 2021, all individuals in Illinois who are age two or over and able to medically tolerate a face covering ( a mask or cloth face covering) shall be required to cover their nose and mouth with a face covering when in an indoor public place. 

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Create a household account now to be ready for registration:

Register on-line at

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Click here for detailed instructions on using the new RecDesk Software

Or register using a paper registration form and put it in the drop box at the Recreation Center, just right or the main doors, or mail it in.
Cash and checks only with paper registration forms. 

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Check-in procedures for Fitness Classes

 Masks are required to enter the facility.

Staff are in the office during our normal working hours, Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM, to answer phone calls. Messages left after hours will be returned between those hours.

During this time, if you have an urgent matter, please e-mail the Director of Recreation at or leave a message at 708-246-9070 x425.

Thank you for your understanding and stay safe!

The Recreation Department offers activities and classes for all age groups. Residents and nonresidents are encouraged to become active in all programs. The 
program brochure is available on our website. You may register online or print a registration form and register through the mail or by fax (708-246-1309).  Other program information, including special program flyers and registration forms, is available through the links on the left.


Programs for the disabled are made available through a joint agreement with South East Association for Special Parks and Recreation (SEASPAR).

The department's largest annual (Saturday of Memorial Day weekend) event is the 5K-10K Tower Trot, which attracts more than 1,200 runners annually and is seen as one of the premier events of its kind in the Chicago area.

Recreation Facilities
Recreation Center
1500 Walker St.
Western Springs, IL 60558
Mon-Fri: 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Grand Avenue Community Center
4211 Grand Ave.
Western Springs, IL 60558

Park District

The Recreation Department does not own or operate the Village parks. The parks are owned and maintained by the Western Springs Park District, which is a separate taxing authority. The 11 parks in the Village host an assortment of recreational activities sponsored by the Recreation Department. For park permit requests or more information on the Park District, please call 708-246-4225 or visit the Western Springs Park District website.
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