Welcome to Foss Park District

A Beautiful Oasis Located in the Heart of the City.

Explore Nature and Recreational Fun at Foss Park District in North Chicago!


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Playrground Maintenance

Please be patient with us, we are having some renovations done to playground pieces at some of our parks. 

Twin City Park is having the damaged playground removed.  A replacement is being scheduled to be installed.

Neville Park is having a damaged playground removed.

Boak Park, the replacement playground for the one that was damaged is scheduled to be installed later this year.

Upcoming Events

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Board Meetings

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The mission of the Foss Park District (FPD) is to accommodate its culturally diverse residents with parks and recreation services.

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Unlock a World of Fun at Foss Park District in North Chicago!

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The Program offers a convenient way to browse through a wide range of recreation activities, youth programs, community events, and senior or adult activities.

Lake County
Health Department

The Lake County Health Department is a public health agency committed to promoting and protecting the well-being of the residents of Lake County.


Catholic Charities and North Chicago have partnered up to provide vital services and support to the community. Catholic Charities is a non-profit organization, based in the North Chicago.

Foss Park is the perfect place for your next event  Learn more about Renting Our Facility

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Community Center

Foss Park District has a vibrant community center which serves as the hub for activities in the park. The center houses a library, art gallery and auditorium, hosting events such as plays, lectures and music concerts. It also provides access to many recreational options such as table tennis and pool tables, foosball tables, video games and arcade machines.

The recreation center is the location for the childcare programs for Latchkey (before & after school) and the Summer Camp. 
This center has rooms available for rent; the Robert Smith Room & the Blue Room.  Anyone interested in renting these rooms for wedding receptions, birthdays, graduations, or any other reasons, please print the Facility Usage Application and submit it to the Front Desk with the appropriate fee.

“Caring, Understanding, and Enjoyment through our programs and services”

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News & Events

May 23 2023

Foss Park Beach Wins Award

The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association awarded the Foss Park District in North Chicago, IL the ASBPA Best Restored Beach for 2023. In late 2021, the...

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Foss Park District Community Recreation Center

847-689-4257 fax (front desk)

Foss Park District Golf Course


847-689-7496 fax