Willow Recreation Center

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3600 Lexington Drive – 847-285-5440

Willow Recreation Center is open daily and features three regulation size racquetball courts, volleyball, wallyball, open basketball, a fitness center, personal training, specialty group fitness classes, gymnasium, DCFS state licensed preschool and STAR before and after school care program. Or rent one of our party rooms for your next gathering. Organized birthday parties are also available for children four years and older. Willow Recreation Center is home to Bo’s Run Dog Park and Willow Skate Park. The Palatine Library’s North Hoffman Branch is conveniently located inside the Willow Recreation Center. Besides lending books and movies, the library’s services at Willow Recreation Center includes printing, copying, and scanning and more. Please visit the Palatine Library website or call them at 847-934-0220 for more information.

Facility Hours

Mon – Fri7:00 am – 9:00 pm

Hours for the North Hoffman Branch of the Palatine Library
Monday – Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Willow is CLOSED the following holidays:
New Year’s Day
Memorial Day
July 4th
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Years Eve

Basketball Open Gym

Basketball Open Gym Fees:
$3.00 for grade school (through 8th grade)
$5.00 for high school (ID required)
$7.00 for adults (out of high school)

 Call 847-285-5440 for Open Gym availability

Volleyball Drop-In:

Wednesday: 6:30-9:00pm

Online Registration starts every Wednesday at 9:00am to 5:30pm. $7/person

If space is still available, in-person registration begins at 5:30pm on site at Willow Recreation Center.

Coed teams are formed each week as participants arrive. Games are self-refereed. Limited to the first 31 adults (18+ years).

Pickle Ball Drop-In: 

Call 847-285-5440 for drop in availability
$3 per person.  Bring your own paddle and balls.