Fall I classes begin September 5 and run through October 22

Fall II classes classes begin October 23 and run through December 23

Winter classes begin January 8, 2018 and run through March 25 (Ice programs continue through April 22)

Park District Explore! Guide

The contents of the Explore! guide are organized by the facility in which specific classes/programs take place. Each class is identified by a course ID number. Class fees are shown as an "R" for Wilmette Residents and "NR" for Non-Residents.

Explore! also contains season pass/membership information for the Centennial Family Aquatics Center, Beach/Lakefront, Center Fitness Club, Mallinckrodt Community Center, Wilmette Tennis Club, Wilmette Platform Tennis Club and Centennial Ice Rinks.

How to Register


You must have your user ID and password to gain access to the registration system. If you have not created a Household Account and received a user ID and password, please contact the Park District at 847-256-6100. Note: You will be asked to provide proof of Wilmette residency when your Household Account is created.

Benefits of the Online Registration System:
  • Register online for Park District activities and know immediately if you are enrolled in a class.
  • Go online after registration begins and find out what classes still have openings.
  • Track your family's registration history and expenses and print out reports showing child care costs at tax time.
  • Print out a calendar showing all the Park District activities your family members have registered for in the current class session.

In Person

In-person registration is processed while you wait. Enrollment will be confirmed with a receipt. Resident in-person registrations were processed beginning Tuesday, August 15, beginning at 9 a.m. Non-resident in-person registrations were processed beginning Tuesday, August 22, beginning at 9 a.m. Note: in-person registrations cannot be accepted prior to the registration start dates. Drop-off registrations cannot be accepted at any time. A legal guardian must sign for individuals younger than 18 years.

Mail-In and Fax

Mail-in and fax registrations will processed randomly starting on August 15 for Residents and on August 22 for Non-residents. You will receive a confirmation by mail. Complete and sign a program registration form. Include proof of residency and payment by check or credit card. Mail to Wilmette Park District, 1200 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, IL 60091. Fax to: 847-256-0739.

Tennis Lesson Registration

There will be a Lottery Application Deadline for Permanent Court Time in April, 2018. Basic-Level Tennis Class registration is conducted in-person only using a lottery, and was held mid-August. For additional information, click here or contact the Wilmette Tennis Club at 847-256-9676.