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About the Recreation Department


Palos Park Recreation and Park Departments’ main focus is to provide quality recreational and leisure opportunities for the village in an effort to enrich the quality of life and develop a united sense of community. The Department develops partnerships within the area to enhance offerings for our patrons by utilizing additional resources allowing to stay fiscally responsible to the residents of Palos Park.

The Department prepares and implements activities that take place at Recreation Center, Village Green and Centennial Park.


Programming areas include:



Community Special Events

Cultural Arts

Early Childhood Enrichment

Environmental Education

Facility Rentals

Fitness and Wellness

Mature Adults






The challenge is on … Get your family, friends, class mates scout troop, church group or co-workers to compete in the Scarecrow Contest. All you have to do is create a Scarecrow that will be displayed throughout the Autumn In The Park Festival September 18-19 on the Village Green – then get all your friends to come out and vote for your Scarecrow. Winner will receive 2-hour gymnasium rental at the Recreation Center, game attendant and popcorn for everyone. Good luck! (see rules for more information).


Bike Safety 












The newly opened Cal-Sag Trail is a great time to review safety rules for both automobiles and bicyclists. AAA offers information for maintenance and rules of the road for new and experienced bikers alike.

AAA offers informative videos for all. Click here to learn more.




The Palos Park Recreation Department aims to provide quality recreational opportunities to all age groups through athletic, leisure, cultural, and community programs in an effort to enrich the quality of life and develop a united sense of community.
– Mission Statement


 Our Staff

LeeAnn Fisk, CPRP*
Director of Recreation and Parks


Theresa Tevsh, CPRP*
Assistant Recreation and Parks Director


Kyle Madeja, CPRP*
Athletic & Facilities Supervisor


*Certified Parks and Recreation Professional

Jo Anne Schultz
Administrative Assistant


Lea Moloney
Administrative Assistant



Recreational Advisory Commission

The Commission focus is to suggest, discuss and help implement all that pertains to the Recreation and Parks Department. Meetings held the third Tuesday of the month 10 am at the Recreation Center.


Nicole Milovich-Walters – Commissioner
Phillip Chiapetto
Steve Desmond
Loretta Gaidas
Marie Desmond
Mary Peterson
Charles Wells