My First Garden

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Join us for this basic workshop and start an herb garden from seeds to take care of at home. Get tips on how to engage your child in the cultivation […]

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Tot Open Gym

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Ages: Walking through 6 years old Fees: $3R/$5NR 10 Visit Punch Cards available for purchase! $27R/$34NR Face covering are recommended, but not required.

Preschool Graduation

Central Park Performance Pavilion 250 Library Lane, Grayslake, IL

Children will perform songs and graduation certificates will be presented. All family members and friends are welcome to attend! Children are encouraged to dress formally for the occasion. Rain location: […]

Let’s Do Lunch – Crandell’s Restaurant

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Each month Active Adults, ages 50+, will go to a different restaurant. Some months will feature ethnic food and others may be American favorites. The cost is $5.00 per person, […]

Girls Softball Coaches Meeting

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

If you're coaching our Girls Recreational Softball League, please attend our coaches meeting!

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Tot Open Gym

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Ages: Walking through 6 years old Fees: $3R/$5NR 10 Visit Punch Cards available for purchase! $27R/$34NR Face covering are recommended, but not required.

Parent’s Night Out

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Parents, you deserve a break! During this program, children will spend a fun evening playing games, making crafts and playing sports in the gym. The program will end with a […]

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Men’s Open Gym

Grayslake Central High School Fieldhouse 400 North Lake Street, Grayslake, IL

Open Gym – Basketball – Men – 18 years and up Fees: $5R/$7NR Face coverings recommended, but not required.

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Open Basketball

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Grab some friends and shoot some hoops in the Rec Center Gym! Ages 6 & up. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult. This is a […]

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Tot Open Gym

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Ages: Walking through 6 years old Fees: $3R/$5NR 10 Visit Punch Cards available for purchase! $27R/$34NR Face covering are recommended, but not required.

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Nifty Fifty+ Monthly Bingo

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Monthly Bingo will be held on the THIRD Wednesday of the month. Light snacks and beverages will be provided along with bingo cards and prizes for the lucky winners. This […]

T-Ball Coaches Meeting

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

If you're coaching our T-Ball League, please attend our coaches meeting!

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Tot Open Gym

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Ages: Walking through 6 years old Fees: $3R/$5NR 10 Visit Punch Cards available for purchase! $27R/$34NR Face covering are recommended, but not required.

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Men’s Open Gym

Grayslake Central High School Fieldhouse 400 North Lake Street, Grayslake, IL

Open Gym – Basketball – Men – 18 years and up Fees: $5R/$7NR Face coverings recommended, but not required.

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Tot Open Gym

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Ages: Walking through 6 years old Fees: $3R/$5NR 10 Visit Punch Cards available for purchase! $27R/$34NR Face covering are recommended, but not required.

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Tot Open Gym

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Ages: Walking through 6 years old Fees: $3R/$5NR 10 Visit Punch Cards available for purchase! $27R/$34NR Face covering are recommended, but not required.

Men’s Open Gym @ Rec Center

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Open Gym – Basketball – Men – 18 years and up Fees: $5R/$7NR Face coverings recommended, but not required.

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Tot Open Gym

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Ages: Walking through 6 years old Fees: $3R/$5NR 10 Visit Punch Cards available for purchase! $27R/$34NR Face covering are recommended, but not required.

8th Annual George Weinert Fishing Derby

Jones Island Pavilion 243 Harvey Ave, Grayslake, IL

Eight years ago, the Grayslake Park District hosted the first Fishing Derby to honor former Park Board Commissioner and avid fisherman George Weinert. Every year since, we’ve hosted the Fishing […]

Men’s Open Gym

Grayslake Central High School Fieldhouse 400 North Lake Street, Grayslake, IL

Open Gym – Basketball – Men – 18 years and up Fees: $5R/$7NR Face coverings recommended, but not required.

Bourbon & Wine at the Grayslake 9

Grayslake Golf Course 2150 Drury Lane, Grayslake, IL

The Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County (SRACLC) and the Grayslake Community Park District invite you to the Bourbon & Wine at the Grayslake "9" fundraiser. SRACLC and the […]

Men’s Open Gym

Grayslake Central High School Fieldhouse 400 North Lake Street, Grayslake, IL

Open Gym – Basketball – Men – 18 years and up Fees: $5R/$7NR Face coverings recommended, but not required.

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Nifty Fifty+ Monthly Bingo

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Monthly Bingo will be held on the THIRD Wednesday of the month. Light snacks and beverages will be provided along with bingo cards and prizes for the lucky winners. This […]

Children’s Performance in the Park: Animal Quest

Central Park Performance Pavilion 250 Library Lane, Grayslake, IL

Come on over and see Animal Quest host a FREE animal show at the Central Park Performance Pavilion (250 Library Lane)! This event will start at 10:00am. Thanks to our […]

Splash Pad Opens @ 11:00am

Central Park 250 Library Lane, Grayslake

Due to a rental, the splash pad will open at 11:00am on Saturday, June 18.

Men’s Open Gym

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Open Gym – Basketball – Men – 18 years and up Fees: $5R/$7NR Face coverings recommended, but not required.

Summer Kick Off Dance

Jones Island Beach 243 Harvey Ave., Grayslake

After two years off, our Summer Kick Off Dance returns to Jones Island Park. Come out and celebrate summer with music and games. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch! […]

Taste of Grayslake Family Picnic & Fireworks

Central Park 250 Library Lane, Grayslake

Saturday, June 25 from 3-10pm in Central Park! The event features: Live Music Local Food Vendors Beer and Wine Kids carnival rides Fireworks at dusk RSVP HERE

Men’s Open Gym

Grayslake Central High School Fieldhouse 400 North Lake Street, Grayslake, IL

Open Gym – Basketball – Men – 18 years and up Fees: $5R/$7NR Face coverings recommended, but not required.

Exploring Rockford – Active Adults

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Situated along the banks of the beautiful Rock River, Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens brings the tropics to the Midwest. The facility is the third largest conservatory in Illinois, offering an […]

Unplug Illinois

Grayslake Golf Course 2150 Drury Lane, Grayslake, IL

Ditch technology and join the Grayslake Community Park District and the Lake County Audubon Society for a short, guided bird walk at the Grayslake Golf Course. Bring binoculars and walking […]

Red, White & Blue Golf Tournament

Grayslake Golf Course 2150 Drury Lane, Grayslake, IL

Play 3 holes from the red tees, 3 from the white tees, and 3 from the blue tees in our Annual RWB tournament. $20 entry fee includes golf, prizes, snacks […]

Men’s Open Gym

Grayslake Central High School Fieldhouse 400 North Lake Street, Grayslake, IL

Open Gym – Basketball – Men – 18 years and up Fees: $5R/$7NR Face coverings recommended, but not required.

Grayslake Pride Boot Camp

Alleghany Park 31999 N Alleghany Road, Grayslake, IL

The 2022 Grayslake Pride softball coaches will run this Boot Camp! This is a softball training, skills and conditioning one day camp. This is designed for ages 9 through 13. […]

RIBFEST in Elkhorn, WI – Active Adults

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Are you a fan of tasty BBQ? Elkhorn Wisconsin hosts RIBFEST a National Rib Competition and if you like mouthwatering barbecue then allow me to drive you to Walworth County […]

Pajama Party Fun

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

You're invited to a Pajama Party! Join us for a fun evening of games, crafts, a dance party, movies and loads of fun! Kids should come dressed in their favorite […]

Men’s Open Gym

Grayslake Central High School Fieldhouse 400 North Lake Street, Grayslake, IL

Open Gym – Basketball – Men – 18 years and up Fees: $5R/$7NR Face coverings recommended, but not required.

Pirates of the Great Lakes

Jones Island Pavilion 243 Harvey Ave, Grayslake, IL

Pirates loved to find secret places to hide their treasures and what better spot than Gray's Lake! Hear a story about how pirates sailed through the great lakes, landed on […]

Chicago Dogs Game – Active Adults

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Come enjoy a baseball game with us! The Chicago Dogs are members of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball based in Rosemont, IL. Named after Chicago’s favorite and oldest […]

Children’s Performances in the Park: Jason Kollum

Central Park Performance Pavilion 250 Library Lane, Grayslake, IL

Come on over and see Jason Kollum host a FREE juggling show at the Central Park Performance Pavilion (250 Library Lane)! This event will start at 10:00am. Thanks to our […]

Splash Pad Closed 10-11am

Central Park 250 Library Lane, Grayslake

The Splash Pad will be closed on Saturday, July 23 from 10-11am for a private rental. Thank you for your cooperation.

Men’s Open Gym

Grayslake Central High School Fieldhouse 400 North Lake Street, Grayslake, IL

Open Gym – Basketball – Men – 18 years and up Fees: $5R/$7NR Face coverings recommended, but not required.

Movie in the Park

Central Park Performance Pavilion 250 Library Lane, Grayslake, IL

The Grayslake Park District is proud to host another Movie in the Park at the Central Park Performance Pavilion. The movie 'Encanto' will be showing on September 17, 2022 beginning […]

Birdie Buddies Golf Tournament

Grayslake Golf Course 2150 Drury Lane, Grayslake, IL

Calling all experienced golfers! Come play golf with the Special Recreation Association of Lake County (SRACLC). Golfers will be paired with a SRACLC participant with special needs for 9-holes of […]

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Men’s Open Gym

Grayslake Central High School Fieldhouse 400 North Lake Street, Grayslake, IL

Open Gym – Basketball – Men – 18 years and up Fees: $5R/$7NR Face coverings recommended, but not required.

GO Grayslake: Chalk the Walk

Central Park Aquatic Fields 250 Library Lane, Grayslake

Check-in at the Concession Stand at 9:45am and help spread joy, optimism, and inspiration though the magical power of sidewalk chalk! We will chalk the walk from 10-11am, and a […]

Concert Under the Stars

Central Park Performance Pavilion 250 Library Lane, Grayslake, IL

Join us at the Central Park Performance Pavilion on August 11 for a FREE concert! School of Rock Libertyville will be performing a 1-hour set from 6-7pm. Thank you to […]

Expressions Unlimited Dance Company Auditions

Expressions Dance Studio 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

We want YOU to join us! Auditions are FREE. Dancers must attend the entire audition. We'll be working primarily in the styles of lyrical/contemporary and jazz, so please bring appropriate […]

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Men’s Open Gym

Grayslake Central High School Fieldhouse 400 North Lake Street, Grayslake, IL

Open Gym – Basketball – Men – 18 years and up Fees: $5R/$7NR Face coverings recommended, but not required.

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Men’s Open Gym

Grayslake Central High School Fieldhouse 400 North Lake Street, Grayslake, IL

Open Gym – Basketball – Men – 18 years and up Fees: $5R/$7NR Face coverings recommended, but not required.

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Men’s Open Gym

Grayslake Central High School Fieldhouse 400 North Lake Street, Grayslake, IL

Open Gym – Basketball – Men – 18 years and up Fees: $5R/$7NR Face coverings recommended, but not required.

Fall Two Cups Golf Tournament

Grayslake Golf Course 2150 Drury Lane, Grayslake, IL

Join us for our annual Fall Two Cups Golf Tournament at the Grayslake Golf Course. To register, call the clubhouse at (847) 548-4713.

Autumn Extravaganza Slime

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Have the slime of your life coloring slime the gorgeous palette of fall leaves to make their slime autumn spectacular. We will scent our slime like pumpkin pie, marshmallow fireside, […]

Shipshewana Indiana – An Amish Country Day Tour

Enjoy an extended day trip by coach bus for an Amish experience like you won’t believe! Be immersed in the Amish culture and delight in up-close and personal visits with […]

Thrills and Chills of Fall Ice Cream

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Exploring and eating ice cream is a fun way to introduce early physics and chemistry concepts to children. Become an expert on this beloved treat and then sit down for […]

Movie in the Park

Central Park Performance Pavilion 250 Library Lane, Grayslake, IL

We are proud to present another Movie in the Park on Saturday, Sept. 17. The movie will begin at dusk (approximately 7pm). Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to the […]

GO Grayslake: Autumn Walk

Central Park 250 Library Lane, Grayslake

Let's celebrate the first day of fall by enjoying the outdoors with family and friends. Check-in at the Concessions Stand at 4:45pm.  

Dancing Horses

Enjoy a brand-new horse show that celebrates the 2022 year with music, special effects, dancing horses, acrobatics and more. Attendees will enjoy a wagon ride around the property to view […]

Hello Dolly

The Theater, The Theater! Enjoy lunch at one of the Marriott’s on-site restaurants (food choices will be communicated with attendees upon notification from restaurant). Then be wowed by the cast […]

Pumpkin Fest

Central Park 250 Library Lane, Grayslake

Bring the kids to Central Park for an evening of Halloween fun! Halloween Games-Hay Rides-Moon Walks-Costume Contest-Halloween character path Pre-registration on or before October 12. Walk-in registration at event will […]

Halloween Monster Mash Costume Party

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Dress-up your little goblin, superhero or fairy for this Halloween Monster Mash. This scare-free Halloween party is packed with arts & crafts, games and stories fit for ghosts, goblins and […]

Halloween Fun with Mickey & Minnie

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Let’s get together for a spook-tacular morning! Mickey & Minnie Mouse are so excited to show off their Halloween costumes and read a story with you. Feel free to wear […]

Haunted History Tour of Old Joliet Prison

The follow up from this summer’s prison tour we are offering the Haunted History of Old Joliet Prison. This historical tour will cover some of the more macabre stories as […]

Skeleton Egg Hunt

Meadowview Park 291 Lexington Ln, Grayslake, IL

Join the Grayslake Park District for a Halloween-themed Egg Hunt. Goblins have laid eggs at Meadowview Park-help us get them out! Eggs filled with candy will be placed round the […]

Turkey Scramble Golf Tournament

Grayslake Golf Course 2150 Drury Lane, Grayslake, IL

Join us for our annual Turkey Scramble Golf Tournament at the Grayslake Golf Course. To register, call the clubhouse at (847) 548-4713.

The Wreath Factory and Cedarburg

Join us for our 12th annual wreath-decorating outing to The Wreath Factory at Otter Creek. Custom decorate your own freshly made holiday wreath by using such supplies as ribbons, bows, […]

Elmo’s Thanksgiving Fun

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Read all about Elmo's Thanksgiving with Elmo himself! Make a craft, read a story, sing songs and have a great time with Elmo and friends! Register Here

Family Bingo

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Enjoy an evening of bingo with your family while earning cool prizes! Register Here

Polar Express Storytime Train

Grayslake Metra Station on Lake Street Lake Street & St. Paul Street, Grayslake, IL

All aboard! Join us on Sunday, December 4 for a magical journey aboard the Polar Express Storytime Train. Meet at the Grayslake Metra Station on Lake Street and board the […]

Frosty the Snowman

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

It's a winter wonderland outside and Frosty is on the way! Come celebrate the joys of winter. Create your own Frosty the Snowman craft, read a story, and play Frosty-inspired […]

Santa Visits!

Please note this is offered to Grayslake Park District Residents only. Would you like Santa to visit your home and bring a gift to your child? The Park District will […]

Santa Visit at the Rec Center!

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Ring in the holidays with a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Grayslake Park District Rec Center. Grayslake Central PSP Group will have fun games and activities to […]

Santa Letters Due!

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Santa Claus loves to get letters from boys and girls who have been good all year long! Drop off your letter to Santa in Santa's Mailbox at the Recreation Center […]

Family Dodgeball

Recreation Center 240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL

Come and enjoy a fun afternoon with your family playing Dodgeball! All ages 4 & up welcome. Pre-registration is required for the class. Register Here