Waukegan Park District

Waukegan Park District Room Rentals

Whether you’re planning a wedding reception, birthday party, anniversary, shower or family reunion, the Waukegan Park District has the accommodation for you! Call 847-360-4700 today for more information on how the Park District can help you plan your special gathering.

 

• Belvidere Recreation Center
• Jane Addams Center
• Lilac Cottage
• Schornick Theatre

• Field House Sports & Fitness Center
• Bonnie Brook Clubhouse
• General Rules


Belvidere Recreation Center - 412 S. Lewis Ave.
Belvidere Recreation CenterThe Belvidere Recreation is ideal for family reunions, group parties, Sunday services, and meetings. With seating up to 150 people this facility can accommodate all your needs for that perfect event or meeting.  Renter must be at least 21 years old to reserve a date. A security deposit is required to secure a rental along with valid identification. Please note if you are planning a youth party (any event for ages 13-20 years old) a police presence is required for an additional fee of $67 per hour. Reservations are accepted year round for this facility.  You may view rooms during regular business hours, Mondays 9am - 6pm and Tuesday - Friday 9am-8pm.

To reserve a space for your event or meeting contact the Reservation Clerk at the Belvidere Recreation Center, Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm.  For questions and information you may call (847) 360-4700.

 

 

 

BRC Multipurpose Room (Maximum Capacity 150)
Security deposit: $150
Saturdays & Sundays $69/hour - 5+ hours
Saturdays & Sundays $79/hour - 4 hours or less
Weekdays $39/hour
*No weekday night rentals

BRC Lounge (Maximum Capacity 40)
Security deposit: $75
Saturdays & Sundays $53/hour - 5+ hours
Saturdays & Sundays $59/hour - 4 hours or less
Available some weekdays $32/hour

East Room (Maximum Capacity 20-30)
Security deposit: $75
Saturdays & Sundays $30/hour - 5+ hours
Saturdays & Sundays $36/hour - 4 hours or less
Available some weekdays  $24/hour           


West Room (Maximum Capacity 20-30)
Security deposit: $75
Saturdays & Sundays $30/hour - 5+ hours
Saturdays & Sundays $36/hour - 4 hours or less
Available some weekdays  $24/hour     

Kitchen available: $70 flat fee
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Jane Addams Center - 95 Jack Benny Dr.
This facility is located in beautiful Bowen Park adjacent to the Janet Morrison Pavilion. It is ideal for family reunions, group parties, Sunday services, and meetings. This building will hold up to 100 of your friends and relatives and will give you not only the room inside for an exceptional event, but also the park setting outdoors. Renter must be at least 21 years old to reserve a date. A security deposit is required to secure a rental date along with valid identification. Please note if you are planning a youth party (any event for ages 13-20 years) a police presence is required for an additional fee of $67 per hour. Reservations are accepted year round for this facility.  Please contact the Reservation Clerk to make an appointment to view the room.

To reserve this space for your event or meeting contact the Reservation Clerk at the Belvidere Recreation Center, 412 S. Lewis Ave, Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm.  For questions and information you may call (847) 360-4700.

JAC Multipurpose Room (Maximum Capacity 100)
Security deposit: $150
Saturdays & Sundays $66/hour - 5+ hours
Saturdays & Sundays $76/hour - 4 hours or less
Weekdays $35/hour (weekdays available September - May only)
Kitchen available: $70 flat fee
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Lilac Cottage - 1911 N. Sheridan Rd. - Bowen Park
Lilac CottageAre you having a bridal or baby shower?  Are you looking for a bride’s room prior to for your wedding in the Bowen Park Formal Garden? Are you tired of having your company “team” meeting at the office? Tables and chairs are available for small parties of 24 and the room seats 30 in a meeting room style set up. Amenities include coffee makers, punch bowl and ladle, stove, refrigerator and microwave. The main room at Lilac has a wonderful sun porch that overlooks beautiful Bowen Park. The “Blue Room” is perfect for family portraits. Rentals require a minimum of 2 hours and a $75 security deposit is required to hold the date.
Contact the Jack Benny Center for the Arts 847-360-4740 to inquire about room rentals at Lilac Cottage.

 

Main Room (Maximum Capacity 24)
$30 per hour – Residents
$40 per hour - Non-Residents
Kitchen with serving area: $30 per rental

 

Blue Room
Weekdays $20/hour

Weekends $20/hour
Kitchen with serving area: $30 per rental
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Schornick Theatre - 39 Jack Benny Dr. - Bowen Park
The Dr. Lynn Schornick Theatre is the home to the Bowen Park Theatre and Opera Companies and seats up to 99 in a comfortable stadium style seating. The theatre may be rented for theatrical and musical performances as well as group meetings.

Weekdays $75/hr
Weekends $100/hr
Please call 847-360-4744 for details and security deposit fees.

 

Dance Studio-Jack Benny Center - 39 Jack Benny Dr. - Bowen Park
The JBC Dance Studio is available for rental for practice or rehearsals.

Weekdays $75/hr
Weekends $100/hr
Please call 847-360-4744 for details and security deposit fees.
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Click here for the Cultural Arts Facility Use Agreement

 

 

 

Field House Sports and Fitness Center - 800 N. Baldwin Ave. - Hinkston Park
Looking for a place to hold a meeting, staff training, or family party? We have a meeting room that can accommodate up to 65 people. If you are looking for a smaller space the room divider can be added to make two smaller rooms. Spaces accommodate different amounts of people based on set-up. Climbing Wall, Field Rentals and Athletic Courts are also available for rentals.

Click here to view the Field House Sports and Fitness Center room rental information page.

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Bonnie Brook Clubhouse - 2800 N. Lewis Ave.
Consider the Waukegan Park District's Bonnie Brook for your next celebration. Our picturesque setting, beautiful banquet rooms, friendly staff and careful attention to detail will help make your experience memorable... for both you and your guests. We are experts at anticipating and meeting your needs, no matter the occasion. Call Mike Steele for more information (847) 360-4734.

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General Rules for Room Rentals:
Alcohol consumption is not permitted in any indoor/outdoor facility.
Smoking is not permitted in any indoor facility.
Use of the kitchen is available at the Belvidere Recreation Center, Field House, Lilac Cottage, and the Jane Addams Center for an additional fee.
For continuous rentals, such as church services, please call the Reservation Clerk at 847-360-4700.
No items can be stored at the facility before or after contracted rental time.
At all indoor rentals, a supervisor is present throughout the length of the rental.
Damage to the facility will result in the loss of the rental deposit.
Reservations must be made at least two weeks prior to the rental date, youth parties 1 month.
Contracted hours must include decorating and clean up hours.
Failure to abide by the rental contract may result in deposit loss or shut down of the rental. Time lost will not be reimbursed.
Rental deposits are return 7-10 working days after the rental as long as all contract rules have been adhered to.
Each rental facility has additional rules and regulations. Please review your rental contract or permit before signing.

     
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