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.

Phase 4 Facility Hours

Mon – Fri 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00am-3:30pm
Sun 9:00am-1:30pm

Call the facility for an exact schedule at 847-285-5440.

Holiday Facility Hours
New Year’s Day   CLOSED
Easter                    CLOSED
Memorial Day     CLOSED
July 4th                 CLOSED
Labor Day             CLOSED
Thanksgiving Day CLOSED
Christmas Eve     CLOSED
Christmas Day    CLOSED
New Years Eve    CLOSED

Basketball Open Gym

  • Call the service desk at 847-285-5440 for daily open gym hours.  Hours vary each day based on facility use.
  • Players must bring their own basketballs
  • Masks must be worn at all times
  • Main gym limit 25 players
  • Mini gym limit 10 players
  • Each player must have a household account created.
    New to HEParks? Create your account here.

$1.00 for grade school (through 8th grade)
$2.00 for high school (ID required)
$4.00 for adults (out of high school)

Volleyball Drop-In has resumed on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:30pm.  
** All players must wear masks at all times.
$5 / $6 at the door. Coed teams are formed each week as participants arrive. Games are self-refereed. Limited to the first 28 adults 18+ years.