Welcome to the DeKalb Park District. We invite you to explore the wide variety of recreation opportunities on our website. Take a look at the current program brochure, find a park in your neighborhood or learn about the DeKalb Park District facilities. There is something for everyone! We encourage you to visit the site often to learn about upcoming activities and events.


General Announcements

Featured Programs starting soon...

Kindersteps: Making little footsteps into learning fun!
Classes offered Tuesdays and/or Thursdays 9:15 am to 11:45 am, September 9th – December 11th.
Children experience class room organization and teaching with math, reading, writing, large and small motor skills, games, music, creative play and more. Kindersteps is a kindergarten preparation program for 3 to 5 year olds. Registration is still open. Register today at Haish Gym.

Fall Swim Lessons: Session 1
Session I of swim lessons are held on Mondays and/or Tuesdays, Sept. 15 through October 14th. There is still room in private lessons, group lessons, and water exercise classes. Classes are for 8 year olds and up. Lessons held at Huntley Middle School. Register at your closest DeKalb Park District facility.


Tree Trimming & Park Maintenance Notice

Starting September 8th the section of the nature trail located between North First Street and Country Club Lane will be resurfaced. It is anticipated that construction activities will take one week to complete (weather permitting). This section of trail will be closed during construction activities.  For further information please call: 815-761-7538.




Fall 2014 Program Guide!


  • Flag Football (5-7 year olds)...pg 26
  • Rookies to Rock Stars Guitar...pg 24 & 29
  • Holiday Special Events...pg 22
  • Senior Programs *NEW*...pg 31
  • Exercise Flex Pass...pg 33


DeKalb Park District Mission...

To provide diverse, high quality, active and passive recreational facilities and services to all residents of DeKalb.

Our Goals….
  • To offer quality recreation programs and facilities
  • Provide a comprehensive park system
  • To care for the facilities, parks and trails
  • To strengthen our operations and increase visibility in the community