The Department of Parks and Planning is responsible for maintaining the 314 acres of parks, which include the 59-acre Gillson Park on Lake Michigan's shore, 12 tot lots, baseball, football and soccer fields located throughout the Village of Wilmette.

Park Watch

We need your help keeping the parks of Wilmette clean, safe and free of vandalism.

  • If you find any broken equipment, or have other safety concerns about the facilities, please contact Tiffany Zanon at 847-256-9638.
  • If you see vandalism occurring in the parks please contact the Wilmette Police Department by calling 911.

The Park District is committed to providing a safe place for recreation. Thank you for your support of our efforts to provide the residents of Wilmette with quality park sites and facilities.