Park Use Permits

Pavilion and Picnic Sites

Park Pavilions

Centennial Park Pavilion

100 S. Western Avenue, Park Ridge

The Centennial Pavilion is a new addition to Centennial Park, a 17-acre property which is home to the Fitness Center, Activity Center, Aquatic Center, sled hill, sports fields, playground, picnic areas, and access to indoor restrooms. It is perfect for your next family gathering and other special occasions outdoors. Add an indoor space at the Activity Center for an additional fee.

Capacity: Up to 50 guests
Resident Fee (groups of 25+): $50 / 4hrs
Non-Resident Fee (any group size): $100 / 4hrs

South Park Pavilion

833 Talcott Avenue, Park Ridge

The South Park Pavilion is conveniently located at South Park, a 5.8-acre property. With access to ample open space, tennis courts, a wading pool, and a playground, South Park is a great location for your next outdoor event.

Capacity: Up to 30 guests
Resident Fee (groups of 25+): $50 / 4hrs
Non-Resident Fee (any group size): $100 / 4hrs

Wildwood Nature Center Pavilion

529 Forestview, Park Ridge

Schedule a gathering at the Wildwood Nature Center Pavilion and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere that feels miles away from the busy suburban life. Your guests can take a self-guided walk through our 5-acre restored prairie and enjoy our two ponds and butterfly garden.

Capacity: Up to 50 guests
Resident Fee (groups of 25+): $50 / 4hrs
Non-Resident Fee (any group size): $100 / 4hrs

Picnic Sites

Prospect Park

733 N. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge

Capacity: Up to 50 guests
Resident Fee (groups of 25+): $15
Non-Resident Fee (any group size): $100

Hinkley Park

25 Busse Hwy., Park Ridge

Capacity: Up to 100 guests
Resident Fee (groups of 25+): $15
Non-Resident Fee (any group size): $100

Northwest Park

1200 N. Dee Rd., Park Ridge

Capacity: Up to 200 guests
Resident Fee (groups of 25+): $15
Non-Resident Fee (any group size): $100

For more information on pavilion rentals, call 847-692-5127 (M-F 8:30am-5:00pm) or download a Rental Inquiry Form.

Gas grills are allowed at pavilions and Hinkley Park. Northwest and Prospect Parks have stationary charcoal grills on site.

Picnic Kits

Picnic kits are available for rental at Maine Park Leisure Center for a small fee.

Each Kit contains a variety of sports equipment for use during your picnic in our parks. For more information please contact our business office 847-692-5127 for assistance.

Park Use Permits

If you are interested in using space in any of our parks for picnics, parties or other general events, you must obtain a Park Use Permit. Please contact customer service at 847-692-5127 for assistance.