Restore Illinois - Rentals 

Limited rental options are available. Please view all outdoor rental options below. 

We are committed to the health and safety of our customers and thank you for your continued patience and understanding. For more information about COVID-19, visit the cdc.gov website.

Viking Park Summer Kitchen Rentals

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Viking Park's Summer Kitchen is available to rent from April 24 - October 10. Daily rental pricing is $250 for residents and $375 for non-residents. Additional details can be found below. 

  • Saturday – Sunday 10 am to sunset
  • Max attendance 50 (comply with Phase 4 Restore Illinois)
  • Rolling buffet, indoor tables and chairs
  • Outdoor picnic table seating
  • Outdoor grills
  • Refrigerator
  • Sink
  • Electricity
  • Public restrooms
  • Access to park, playground and athletic fields 

Summer Kitchen Floor Plan

  • Security Deposit: $150R/$150NR
  • Daily Rental Fee (Max. attendance both inside & outside - 50): $250R/$375NR
  • To reserve the Viking Park Summer Kitchen: 
    • Complete Viking Park Summer Kitchen Application 
    • $150 security deposit
    • Proof of residency
  • All materials can be faxed to 847-623-8121 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. once completed. 

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Park Shelter Rentals

Two outdoor shelters are available to rent from April 24 - October 10. Daily rental pricing is $80 for residents and $120 for non-residents. Additional details can be found below. 

All materials can be faxed to 847-623-8121 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Available Park Shelter Locations:

Temporarily Unavailable Park Shelter Locations:

Rental includes use of picnic tables, grills, electricity, and access to outdoor restrooms. 

Viking Park Dance Hall Rentals

To align with Restore Illinois Plan, Viking Park's Dance Hall is temporarily unavailable. 

Hunt Club Park Community Center Rentals

Room rentals within the Hunt Club Park Community Center are not available at this time. Please know that this is temporary. Additional information will be shared once this location reopens. Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

Pool Rentals

Hunt Club Park Aquatic Center is accepting private rentals and birthday party rentals from June 5 - August 15. The indoor pool at FitNation Gurnee is not accepting rentals at this time.

View Hunt Club Park Aquatic Center Rental Information

Garden Plots - SOLD OUT

  • Reservations are accepted online between March 1 and May 1
  • $25 per plot for the year 
  • Plots are 15 x 10
  • Season begins May 1 and ends November 15

SOLD OUT - O'Plaine Park

Garden Plot Locations:

  • O’plaine Park – Russell Avenue

SOLD OUT - O'Plaine Park

Garden Plot FAQs:

Our staff will do their best to provide gardeners with their same plot.  Please note that we are unable to guarantee this for every gardener.  

Following supplies are provided for gardeners: 

  • running water 
  • hose and watering wand 
  • a few shuffle hoes (weed removal tools) and regular garden hoes are available 

The listed materials are not available: 

  • compost is not provided. Gardeners are able to amend soil 

No. The garden plots at O'Plaine Community Park at not raised. 

Garden plots at Mother Rudd continue to have issues with flooding.  

Yes, please do! We ask that any additional fencing and/or materials be removed after the growing season. 

Yes, all plots will receive a shallow, quick pass with the rototiller immediately before planting.

The fencing used is to define boundaries between each plot.  The fencing used is not designed to keep pests out.   

Yes, only if they are organic. Please remember that organic doesn’t necessarily mean safer. Be sure to read all directions on the label and keep away for children. We ask that synthetics are not used. 

Yes, please do. There are designated areas to place garden refuse throughout the growing season. 

The link provided is a great way to learn about gardening in our area. 

https://growlakecounty.org/grow/

Athletic Field Rentals and Permits

Are you looking to rent a Gurnee Park District field? Contact the front desk at 847-623-7788 or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for complete details and available dates.