Future Projects

A new 5 to 12 year old play structure is coming to Timberwoods Park (Old Walnut Cir & Cascade Way Gurnee, IL) and will replace the original playground; installed 20+ years ago. New playground will include large climbing structures, tall tube slide and circular monkey bars.  

The Timberwoods Tot Lot for 2 to 5 year olds and swings were updated 3 years ago and will remain in place.

Completion date to be determined 

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Recent Projects

Home to the Gowe Beach slide, Chittenden Park’s playground features include a new 5 to 12 year old play structure, rock climbing wall, rope obstacle course, and taller twisty slides. 

Completed: Spring 2020

Chittenden Park

Providence Park’s playground is updated with ADA pathway and equipment as well as new engineered wood fiber surfacing. Other features include faster, updated slides, new swings and an array of fun and challenging climbers.

Completed: Spring 2020

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South Park started as a small neighborhood park donated by the Marriott Corporation in 1981.  NEW playground construction commenced at South Park on June 24.  New features include an ADA path to basketball courts and playground, taller slides and climbers as well as shade structures over the playground equipment.   

Completed: September 2019

South Park

Playground is complete with NEW surf board feature and turf surface! The park provides both a tot lot and large climbers to accommodate every age group. 

Completed: Fall 2018

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This community park includes a sky high tower, new slides, picnic shelter, climbers, and half basketball court. Fun is promoted for all with the addition of a tot lot and ADA accessibility. 

Completed: Fall 2018

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Originally installed in the Summer of 1999, the brick pavers add charm to our flagship foundation. Replacement pavers lead to the administrative building and connect visitors to the Des Plaines River Trail. 

Completed: Summer 2019

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The new, state of the art maintenance building replaced the 40 year old pole barn and non-heated dirt floor storage facility. The new facility includes laundry area, woodshop and ample storage. From athletic field upkeep to park beautification, this new build supports our parks department as they continue to preserve nature, and maintain the beauty of Gurnee parks. 

Completed: Spring 2020 

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