Private Event Rentals

From birthdays to bridal showers, anniversary parties to holiday family gatherings, Park Ridge Park District offers a unique venue for your celebration. With diverse facilities for private rentals, your celebration will have everything it needs to be a success!

To request a facility for a private rental, please submit a Facility/Park Rental Application.

Special Event Permits

Groups wishing to host a special event at the Park Ridge Park District and want to request certain activities that are not permissible under the Park District Ordinance without special permission are required to apply for a Special Event Permit. Examples of activities requiring this type of permit include but are not limited to: Use of amplified sound, Use of electricity or water, Fundraising event, 5k walks and/or runs. 

Special Event Permits are issued to organizations or groups that are able to provide a certificate of insurance naming the Park District as additionally insured for a minimum of $1 million. Additional permits may also be required by the City of Park Ridge. 

Please note that any permitted parks will remain open to the public during the event. Also, the Park District does not permit event activities that duplicate services already offered by the Park District (such as Movie in the Park).

To request a Special Event Permit, please submit an application.

Centennial Activity Center

100 S Western Ave
Park Ridge, Illinois

The Activity Center at Centennial Park offers an accommodating and enjoyable rental space to make your next event a huge success!

For more information or to schedule a tour: Call 847-692-3597, Monday–Friday 8:30am–5:00pm

Centennial Activity Center
Resident Rate: $67/hour
Nonresident Rate: $101/hour
Capacity: 140
A/V Hookup: Yes
Alcohol Allowed: Yes
Kitchen: Yes
Seasonal: No
Amenities:
  • Stage
  • Piano
  • 8ft rectangular tables
  • 72" round tables
  • Chairs
Resident Rate: $22/hour
Nonresident Rate: $33/hour
Capacity: 30
A/V Hookup: No
Alcohol Allowed: Yes
Kitchen: No
Seasonal: No
Amenities:
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Wi-Fi

Centennial Fitness Center

1515 W Touhy Ave
Park Ridge, Illinois

Centennial Fitness Center offers indoor pool, gymnasium, and room rentals for whatever your group desires.

For more information or to schedule a tour: Call 847-292-8921, Monday–Friday 8:30am–5:00pm

Centennial Fitness Center
Resident Rate: $55/hour
Nonresident Rate: $82/hour
Capacity: 150
A/V Hookup: No
Alcohol Allowed: No
Kitchen: No
Seasonal: No
Amenities:
  • Batting cages (additional fee applies)
Resident Rate: $108/hour
Nonresident Rate: $162/hour
Capacity: 250
A/V Hookup: No
Alcohol Allowed: No
Kitchen: No
Seasonal: No
Amenities:
  • Batting cages (additional fee applies)
Resident Rate: $52/hour
Nonresident Rate: $78/hour
Capacity: 50
A/V Hookup: No
Alcohol Allowed: No
Kitchen: No
Seasonal: No
Amenities:
  • Tables
  • Chairs
Resident Rate: $125/hour
Nonresident Rate: $186/hour
Capacity: 162
A/V Hookup: No
Alcohol Allowed: No
Kitchen: No
Seasonal: No
Amenities:
  • Four-lane, 25-yard lap pool
  • Leisure pool with several spray features such as the current channel, raindrop, and mushroom
  • Wading pool with tot slide
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna

Maine Park Leisure Center

2701 W Sibley St
Park Ridge, Illinois

Maine Park Leisure Center offers a large gymnasium and variety of program rooms to suit everything from parties with family and friends to meetings for scout groups and local organizations. With access to beautiful Maine Park and the Wildwood Prairie, it truly has something for everyone.

For more information or to schedule a tour: Call 847-692-5127, Monday–Thursday 8:30am–5:00pm; Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Maine Park Leisure Center
Resident Rate: $22/hour
Nonresident Rate: $33/hour
Capacity: 30
A/V Hookup: No
Alcohol Allowed: No
Kitchen: No
Seasonal: No
Amenities:
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • WiFi
  • Kitchenette available in select rooms
Resident Rate: $36/hour
Nonresident Rate: $55/hour
Capacity: 75
A/V Hookup: No
Alcohol Allowed: No
Kitchen: No
Seasonal: No
Amenities:
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • WiFi

Oakton Ice Arena

2800 W Oakton St
Park Ridge, Illinois

The Olympic Room overlooks the Oakton Ice Rink on one side and Oakton Park on the other, making this bright room a great location for meetings or private gatherings. Rubber flooring allows ice skaters to wear their skates without damaging their blades. Beyond the use of the space, party packages are available for guests to enjoy time on the ice, at the driving range, or batting cages. You can even select a package to visit all three! Please note: The Olympic Room is not handicap accessible, as it is located on the 2nd floor with no elevator access.

For more information or to schedule a tour: Call 847-692-3359, Monday–Friday 9:00am–6:00pm

Oakton Ice Arena
Resident Rate: $125
Nonresident Rate: $190
Capacity:
A/V Hookup: No
Alcohol Allowed: No
Kitchen: Yes
Seasonal: No
Amenities:

Optional Skating Instruction: 
For extra fun and safety, have an instructor assist your child and their guests (up to 10 skaters) for the first 30 minutes of public skate for an additional $40. For groups over 10, additional instructors can be added at the same rate.

Resident Rate: $37/hour
Nonresident Rate: $56/hour
Capacity: 60
A/V Hookup: No
Alcohol Allowed: No
Kitchen: Yes
Seasonal: No
Amenities:

Public Wi-Fi access, 8-foot rectangular tables, chairs, and kitchen including refrigerator, freezer, stove, microwave, and sink.

Paula Hassell O'Connor Community Building

733 N Prospect Ave
Park Ridge, Illinois

With access to a variety of park amenities, including the Splash Pad, the Community Building is the perfect place to host any type of event — personal or corporate.

For more information or to schedule a tour: Call 847-692-5127, Monday–Thursday 8:30am–5:00pm; Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Paula Hassell O'Connor Community Building
Resident Rate: $36/hour
Nonresident Rate: $55/hour
Capacity: 40
A/V Hookup: Yes
Alcohol Allowed: Yes
Kitchen: No
Seasonal: No
Amenities:
  • Adjacent outdoor patio
  • Podium
  • 72” round tables
  • Chairs
  • Coffee pots
  • Kitchenette
Resident Rate: $36/hour
Nonresident Rate: $55/hour
Capacity: 40
A/V Hookup: No
Alcohol Allowed: Yes
Kitchen: No
Seasonal: No
Amenities:
  • Adjacent outdoor patio
  • Podium
  • 72” round tables
  • Chairs
  • Coffee pots
  • Kitchenette
Resident Rate: $67/hour
Nonresident Rate: $101/hour
Capacity: 120
A/V Hookup: Yes
Alcohol Allowed: Yes
Kitchen: No
Seasonal: No
Amenities:
  • Adjacent outdoor patio
  • Podium
  • 72” round tables
  • Chairs
  • Coffee pots
  • Kitchenette

South Park Rec Center

833 W Talcott Rd
Park Ridge, Illinois

With access to a variety of park amenities and ample open space, South Park Recreation Center is the perfect place to host any type of event — personal or corporate. It is conveniently located near the Kennedy expressway, making it easily accessible for your guests.

For more information or to schedule a tour: Call 847-692-5127, Monday–Thursday 8:30am–5:00pm; Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

See a photo of our Main Room

South Park Rec Center
Resident Rate: $67/hour
Nonresident Rate: $101/hour
Capacity: 130
A/V Hookup: Yes
Alcohol Allowed: Yes
Kitchen: Yes
Seasonal: No
Amenities:
  • Full Kitchen
  • Sound System (MP3 adaptable)
  • WiFi
  • 8-foot rectangular tables or 72-inch round tables
  • Chairs
  • Coffee Pots