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 4-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, Unity Park, Community Center building, pole barn, retention ponds and several undeveloped areas.

Among the many activities the Park District sponsors are the following:

  • Children’s parties
  • Music by the Lake summer concert series
  • Fall Fest
  • Touch-a-Truck
  • Food Truck Nights
  • and more ….

If you have any questions about the Park District, please feel free to contact us by telephone at (847) 356-0008, or by using the Contact form on this website.

The Grandwood Park Park District is committed to enriching the quality of life for the community by providing the best facilities and recreational activities possible to residents of all ages, through the efforts of staff, the involvement of area residents, the generosity of businesses, and the cooperation of governmental and private agencies to maintain, conserve and protect natural resources for the benefit of our present and future citizens.

To meet the needs and expectations of the community regarding the Grandwood Park Park District, and to provide the best park/community environment possible within our means and abilities.

Adopted by the Board of Commissioners on April 19, 2011