Parties

The Wilmette Park District offers a variety of themed parties geared towards specific age groups and interests. Our parties are a great way to celebrate a birthday or special occasion for young family and friends of a similar age. Please see below for a list of the different themed parties we currently offer categorized by location.

  • Community Recreation Center - 3000 Glenview Rd., Wilmette
    • Art Parties
    • Dance Parties
    • Gymnastics Parties
    • Sports Parties
  • Centennial Recreation Complex - 2300 Old Glenview Rd., Wilmette
    • Catch-A-Wave Pool Party

PARTIES - to view all the details for each party option!


Rentals

The Wilmette Park District offers room rentals at several of our facilities. Rentals offer a variety of amenities depending on the location including kitchens, televisions, AV equipment, fireplaces, outdoor space, tables and chairs, rinks, courts and more. Take a look at our options below.

  • Community Recreation Center - 3000 Glenview Rd., Wilmette
    • Conference Rooms
    • Activity Rooms
    • Exercise/Dance Studios
    • Gymnasium
    • Auditorium
  • Centennial Recreation Complex - 2300 Old Glenview Rd., Wilmette
    • Multipurpose Rooms
    • Ice Rink Rental
  • Gillson Park Rentals - Lake Ave. & Michigan Ave., Wilmette
    • Picnic Rentals
    • Wallace Bowl Rentals
  • Lakeview Center - 800 Gillson Park Dr., Wilmette
    • Meeting Rooms
  • Mallinckrodt Center - 1041A Ridge Rd., Wilmette
    • Meskill Room
    • Wood Floor Room
    • Library
    • Small Meeting Room
  • Wilmette Golf Club - 3900 Fairway Dr., Wilmette
    • The Lawn Restaurant, indoor dining room & bar
  • Wilmette Platform Tennis Club - 3551 Lake Ave., Wilmette
    • Paddle Hut & Courts

RENTALS - to view all the details for each rental option!


Permits

Lakefront Permits

  • SUP & Kayak Trail-in Permits - available for purchase by residents and non-residents wishing to launch their stand up paddleboard or kayak at Gillson Park.
  • Gillson Dog Beach Permits - dog owners wishing to use our dog beach must purchase an annual permit.

Facility, Outdoor & Commercial Use Permits

Please use the thinks below to download and fill out request forms for permits. Completed forms can be returned to any Wilmette Park District facility front desk, to the attention of the specific facility/park. Staff may follow up for proof of insurance if needed.