Plan Your Event

Thank you for considering the Lake Ellyn Boathouse for your special event. Located just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, this unique landmark house was built in 1937 as a community facility and was fully restored to its historic beauty in 2016. Feel free to contact the Rental Supervisor at any time with questions by calling (630) 858-2462.


Inside, enjoy the spaciousness of an 1,840 square-foot hall. The versatile space can comfortably accommodate seating for up to 120 guests or 150 guests without tables. The adjoining terrace and deck are also available to rent (for an additional fee) when renting the Boathouse. Lake Ellyn Boathouse is fully ADA accessible.

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Booking Availability

The Boathouse is available to rent seven days per week from the beginning of March to mid-December. The Boathouse can be booked up to 12 months in advance.

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Rental Package Rates

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Touring the Boathouse

Call the Rental Supervisor at (630) 858-2462 to schedule a tour.