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Rental Opportunities

Planning an Event?

The Glen Ellyn Park District has many indoor and outdoor rental spaces. Whether you’re hosting a wedding, tournament, holiday family gathering, or pool party, we can help! Rental fees vary based on location, size, amenities available, and more. Please contact the supervisor of the facility you intend to rent with questions or to make a reservation. 


Rooms to Rent

Lake Ellyn Boathouse

645 Lenox Road
The Lake Ellyn Boathouse is available to rent for your wedding, party, meeting or event. The maximum capacity is 120.

Contact: Jeannie Robinson
Email: jrobinson@gepark.org
Boathouse webpage »

Maryknoll Clubhouse

845 Pershing Avenue
The party room located within the Clubhouse at Maryknoll Park is available to rent. The maximum capacity is 50.

Contact: Lisa Semetko
Email: lsemetko@gepark.org
Clubhouse webpage »

Ackerman SFC

800 St. Charles Road
A party room with a capacity of 20 and a dance studio are available to rent within Ackerman SFC.

Contact: Brad Thomas
Email:
bthomas@gepark.org
Ackerman SFC website »

Spring Avenue Rec Center

185 Spring Avenue
A single classroom with a capacity of 25 and a craft lab with a capacity of 40 are available to rent within Spring Avenue Recreation Center for your next event.

Contact: Katy Speck
Email: kspeck@gepark.org
Spring Avenue webpage »

Main Street Rec Center

501 Hill Avenue
A single classroom with a capacity of 30, double classroom with a capacity of 50, and an elementary-size gymnasium are available to rent.

Contact: David MacDonald
Email: dmacdonald@gepark.org
Main Street webpage »


Sports Rentals

Basketball Courts (Indoor)

800 St. Charles Road
Three full-size basketball courts are available to rent at Ackerman SFC.

Contact: Brad Thomas
Email:
bthomas@gepark.org

Synthetic Turf Field (Indoor)

800 St. Charles Road
A 45-yard by 60-yard indoor artificial turf is available for rent at Ackerman SFC.

Contact: Brad Thomas
Email:
bthomas@gepark.org

Synthetic Turf Field (Outdoor)

800 St. Charles Road
An oversize synthetic turf field is available for rent at Ackerman Park.

Contact: Brad Thomas
Email:
bthomas@gepark.org

Grass Fields

800 St. Charles Road
Multiple grass fields are available for rent at Ackerman Park.

Contact: Brad Thomas
Email:
bthomas@gepark.org

Sand Volleyball Court

800 St. Charles Road
One outdoor sand volleyball court is available for rent at Ackerman Park.

Contact: Brad Thomas
Email:
bthomas@gepark.org

Baseball Fields

130 S. Lambert Road
Four official-size and four youth-size baseball fields are available to rent at Village Green Park.

Contact: Clint Babicz
Email:
cbabicz@gepark.org

Softball Fields

800 St. Charles Road
Six softball fields are available to rent at Ackerman Park.

Contact: Clint Babicz
Email:
cbabicz@gepark.org

Indoor Batting Cage Tunnels

800 St. Charles Road
Four indoor batting cage tunnels are available to rent at Ackerman SFC.

Contact: Brad Thomas
Email:
bthomas@gepark.org


Reservable Picnic Areas

Maryknoll Park Picnic Pavilion & Shelter

The Maryknoll Park picnic pavilion (located south of the splash park) and tables under the picnic shelter (located north of the splash park) are available to rent. For more information and to reserve, contact Lisa Semetko at lsemetko@gepark.org.

  • Reservations are accepted on a first come, first served basis.
  • Groups are limited to 50 attendees or less.
  • A completed contract, signed waiver, and permit fee(s) are due when reserving a site.
  • Consumption of alcoholic beverages is not allowed.

Other Picnic Shelters

All other picnic tables/shelters are on a first come, first served basis. Permits are not required for groups under 100. There is no guarantee that restrooms will be open or that space and tables will be available.


Block Party Wagon Rentals

You must contact the Village of Glen Ellyn separately to reserve a block party permit.

In cooperation with the Village of Glen Ellyn, the Park District offer free use of the Block Party Wagon, April 1 through October 31, weekends only. The Park District will drop off the wagon on Friday afternoon and pick it up on Monday. The Party Wagons can be reserved up to 1 year in advance of today’s date. A waitlist is available if your date is already booked. To reserve, contact Amanda Blanco at ablanco@gepark.org.

The wagon will contain everything you will need at your block party including:

  • 10ft x 10ft Tent
  • 100 Chairs
  • Ten 8-foot Tables
  • Large Outdoor Grill
  • Bean Bag Toss Game
View availability »

Sunset Pool Rentals

483 Fairview Avenue
The rental fees below include the first 100 guests. Lifeguards and a pool manager on duty are also included. Additional guest may be added for a fee of $5 per guest; there is a maximum of 200 guests allowed. Contact Lisa Semetko at lsemetko@gepark.org for details. 

ClassificationRental Fee
Residents $500 per 1.5 hours
Non-Residents $575 per 1.5 hours


Special Use Permits

Looking to host a unique event — 5K fundraiser, walkathon, tournament, photo or movie shoot, etc. — at a Glen Ellyn Park District park? Then you’ll need a special-use permit. The permit ensures we can efficiently arrange for a safe and successful private event for you and a pleasant experience for our regular park visitors. For more information, please call our (630) 858-2462 and a member of our team will direct your call.