General Information

Office Information & Hours

Address:

33325 N. Sears Blvd.
Wildwood, IL 60030

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday  9:30am to 4:00pm
2nd & 4th Saturdays of the Month 9:00am-12:30pm May-August

Phone:          847.223.7275
Fax:               847.223.2820
E-mail:          info@wildwoodparkdistrict.com
Website:       www.wildwoodparkdistrict.com
Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/WildwoodParkDistrict

 

Mission Statement

The Wildwood Park District conserves and protects natural resources and provides leisure opportunities for our community.

Vision Statement

The Wildwood Park District works to enhance the lives of it’s residents through excellent recreational programming, services and facilities, while conserving natural resources and improving the parks and lakes.

Park Safety

If while enjoying the parks you notice any suspicious behavior, please call the Lake County Sheriff at 847.549.5200.  Please also notify Park District Park Safety staff at 847.309.1478 or parksecurity@wildwoodparkdistrict.com.

Minimum & Maximum

In order to secure supplies, all programs require a minimum number of participants to have registered seven days before the class begins. A maximum number is also listed to ensure quality instruction. Wildwood Park District reserves the right to adjust the min/max numbers on programs/events when deemed necessary. Classes may be combined and times modified to facilitate better programs.

Americans with Disabilities Act

The Wildwood Park District welcomes the participation of all individuals in our programs, including those with disabilities. We are fully committed to complying with the ADA and providing reasonable accommodations to facilitate participation in our programs. If you have questions or concerns, call 847.223.7275, or e-mail info@wildwoodparkdistrict.com.

Tree & Bench Donation

Honor births, anniversaries or memories of loved ones and friends with a green gift.  A green gift of a tree can last decades and is a thoughtful, distinctive and environmentally friendly way to show you care.  Donations are accepted year-round, with plantings taking place in the spring and fall.   Download the tree and bench donation form here.

Photo Policy

Participants in Wildwood Park District programs and special events consent to the taking of photos and videos of themselves and their children for use in all Park District marketing materials. All photos and videos taken on Park District property are for Park District use only and become its sole property.

Refund Policy

General program fee refunds, less a service charge of 20% (not to exceed $10), will be made if a request is received at least seven days before the start of the program. After that time, refunds can only be given for medical reasons. Note: Refunds cannot be given for programs or trips that require advance admission or entrance fees. If Wildwood Park District needs to reschedule or cancel programs due to insufficient registration, full refunds will be provided.

Scholarship Program

Our goal is to provide excellent recreation opportunities for the entire community. Therefore, we provide financial assistance to residents who are interested in participating in a program, but are unable to due to financial difficulties. Please submit your completed application to info@wildwoodparkdistrict.com or drop off at our office (front desk during business hours, or mail slot after hours). Please click here for the scholarship application.

Sponsorships and Partnerships

Are you looking for creative ways to reach your target audience and maximize your marketing dollars? Wildwood Park District offers advertising in our brochures or many sponsorship opportunities for our events throughout the year that are perfect for your business and can be customized to meet your needs. For more information, contact marketing@wildwoodparkdistrict.com or call 847.223.7275.

Monthly Newsletters

The Wildwood Park District sends out monthly newsletters by email to keep community members updated on current news and programs. Please call or e-mail to join the list.

Dogs in the Parks

Dogs are welcome in the Wildwood Park District parks. Please be reminded that dogs must always be on a leash and owners must clean up after their dogs.

Behavior Code of Conduct

The following behavior code of conduct will be used as a guideline for Wildwood Park District program participants.

Participants will:

  • Show respect to all other participants, staff, and volunteers.
  • Follow direction from staff and volunteers.
  • Show respect to equipment, supplies, and facilities.
  • Not use inappropriate, abusive, or foul language.
  • Not show any aggressive behavior (hitting, punching, slapping, kicking, biting, etc.)
  • Not show continuous disruptive behavior.
  • Obey all Wildwood Park District rules and regulations for specific programs.

Resident Parking Decals

Parking permits for 2021-2022 (valid through 12/31/2022) are currently available. These parking permits are only available to Wildwood Park District residents. Parking permits are free if residents come into the Park District office or $5.00 if purchased online. You must present vehicle registrations for all vehicles that are registered to your address to receive your permits.  If purchasing online, please mail to 33325 N. Sears Blvd., Wildwood, IL 60030, fax to 847.223.2820, or scan and e-mail the information to info@wildwoodparkdistrict.com. Once received, the decal will be mailed out.

Boat Ramp Keys

Boat Ramp Keys are for Residents only.  The Wildwood Park District will begin selling new Boat Keys and Decals for the 2022-2023 season beginning April 1, 2022.   Keys are good for the time period May 1st until April 30th of the following year.

Boat ramp keys open the launches at Pebble Beach and Sunset Parks. To purchase a boat ramp key, you must present a current DNR boat registration for each of the boats/watercrafts that are listed in the resident’s name and Wildwood address. Along with your boat ramp key, you will receive one boat decal. You may purchase additional decals for $10.00 each. You will need a decal for any motorized watercrafts. Boat ramp keys are $100.00 and $75.00 for seniors 65+ and current and former military personnel with valid ID.

Residents will have two options for purchase of boat keys/decals.

  1. Come into the office at 33325 N. Sears Boulevard and obtain your new boat key and decal.  Please bring your watercraft DNR registration form so the Park District can make a copy.
  2. Download, print off, fill out, and scan back the Boat Ramp Key Application form found here. Please also scan over your DNR registration for your watercraft. Please remember to fill out both sides and please remember to write your payment information.  If residents feel more comfortable calling their payment information over the phone once the form is in, please call 847.223.7275.  Your key and decal for the season will be mailed back to you.

As a reminder, the Wildwood Park District accepts cash (no $100 bills), credit cards, and checks.

Job Opportunities

Please visit our Jobs section for Employment Opportunities at the Wildwood Park District.