About

Welcome to the Grandwood Park Park District            


The Grandwood Park Park District, established in 1965, is a municipal
governing agency providing parks, recreation facilities, and events/programs
for its residents. We are located in unincorporated Gurnee in northern Lake
County, Illinois.

The Board of Commissioners consists of five (5) unpaid elected officials, each serving a 6-year term. Park District meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the Grandwood Park Park District Community Center, located at 36630 N. Hutchins Road in Gurnee, in the Conference Room. These meetings are open to all and attendance is encouraged! Your suggestions, ideas and comments are welcomed by the Board of Commissioners during the Public Comment section at these meetings.

The Park District maintains all Park District properties which includes the Lake Park, Sport Courts, Adam's Park, Hutchins Athletic Field, Unity Trail, Community Center building, pole barn, retention ponds and several undeveloped areas. 

Among the many activities the Park District either sponsors or co-sponsors with the Grandwood Park Civic Association are the following:

  • Children's parties
  • Annual Oktoberfest
  • Senior Holiday Luncheon
  • Save the Lake Days
  • Spaghetti Dinner
  • Fish Fry Dinner
  • and more ...

If you have any questions about the Park District, please feel free to contact us by telephone at
(847) 356-0008, by email at parkdistrict@grandwoodpark.net, or by using the Contact Us Form on our website.