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Wheeling is the home to Wheeling Park District, one of the finest park districts in the Chicago area.  

Wheeling Park District HeadquartersWheeling Park District

Administration Office
333 W. Dundee
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 465-3333 

Parks and Planning
222 S. Wolf
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 465-3338

Prospect Heights Park District

The Prospect Heights Park District also serves a select area in the Village of Wheeling.

104 W. Camp MacDonald Road
Prospect Heights, IL 60070
(847) 394-2848

Back To TopParks and Facilities

The Wheeling Park District hosts eight parks throughout the community with ample facilities including baseball, softball and soccer fields, tennis courts, a gymnasium and winter ice skating rink.  In cooperation with the Northwest Special Recreation Association, the Park District offers yearend leisure opportunities for persons of all ages. Certified professional staff understands the needs of those with physical, mental, visual, hearing, behavioral or emotional limitations. The Park District is a tremendous year round feature of the community that is second to none.


Chamber Park/Historical Museum
Childerly Park
Denoyer Park
Heritage Park
Horizon Park
Husky Park
Malibu Park
Mark Twain (Gymnasium and Field)
Meadowbrook Tot Lot
Northside Park
Pleasant Run Park
Tarkington Gymnasium & Field


Aquatic Center
327 W. Dundee
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 465-7665
Award winning outdoor summer swim/activity center with zero depth pool, water slides, playgrounds, adult spa, picnic shelters and sand volleyball courts. These facilities are conveniently located on Dundee Road and immediately adjacent to the Village Metra Station, a stop on Metra’s North Central line

Community Recreation Center
333 W. Dundee

Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 465-3333
Fitness center, gymnasium, indoor and outdoor tracks and playgrounds, classrooms and meeting rooms and new Olympic-size indoor pool.

Fitness Center
333 W. Dundee
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 465-2943

Historical Museum
Chamber Park
251 N. Wolf Road
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 537-3119
Open to the public every Sunday, from 2:00pm-4:00pm

Chevy Chase Country Club/Golf Course
1000 N. Milwaukee
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 537-0362
Built in 1920 and recently renovated, the Country Club continues to be a community landmark. The Club’s 18-hole championship golf course, ballroom, restaurant and three banquet rooms have been a gathering place for social activity, dances and sporting events for eighty years.

Village Pavilion at Senior Center
199 N. First Street
Wheeling, IL  60090
(847) 459-2670
Click here to learn more about the Pavilion Senior Center.

Back To TopCook County Forest Preserve

The Cook County Forest Preserve follows the Des Plaines River through Cook County’s north suburbs.  Accessible natural outdoor amenities entice visitors to take part in horseback riding, hiking, biking, fishing and nature watching throughout the Forest Preserve and along the scenic Des Plaines River.

Potawatami Woods/Lake Potawatami
Dam No. 1 Woods

For more information:

Cook County Forest Preserve
Forest Preserve District of Cook County
536 N. Harlem Avenue
River Forest, IL 60305
(800) 870-3666
(no website address available)

Conservation Department
(708) 771-1330
Fax: (708) 771-1028

Recreation Department (to reserve shelter areas)
(708) 771-1055

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