Yes, you can join a class after it has already started. The class will not be pro-rated so normal fees still do apply.
Memberships can only be frozen due to a medical issue. A medical note from a physician must be presented at that time stating how long that individual is unable to work out due to their medical issue. Membership then will be suspended until they are able to return.
Any resident youth 15 years of age or younger, accompanied by an adult, can use the gymnasium at no cost only during Open Gym designated times and days. A parent/guardian must complete the youth waiver for their child as well.
Group exercise classes are not included in Fitness Center membership fees.
Open Gym is only on the designated days and times (Friday and Sunday) and guests are allowed to use just the gym for $5/person. Any other days when guests want to use the facility it will be a $10/person charge as a daily guest fee of the facility.
Members must give 30 days notice to cancel a membership. There is no cancelation fee and a cancelation notice must be completed or a member can send an email to Tom Bell requesting membership cancelation.
Membership is charged on the 1st of every month. Unless that falls on a weekend or holiday it will be charged the next business day.
All persons 16 years and older must have in their possession a current Illinois fishing license with the following exceptions:
- Parents monitoring children but not fishing themselves
- Persons possessing valid Illinois or Veterans disability cards
Illinois fishing licenses may be purchased at many sporting goods stores, or directly from the Department of Natural Resources.
The Lake View Nature Center does not have permits to accept injured animals. We suggest you contact the Willowbrook Wildlife Center at 630-942-6200 if you have found a wild animal in need of care.
Lake View Nature Center- When the parking lot is full, please park in the neighborhood. Street parking is not allowed on Hodges Road, but additional parking is available around the corner on Monterey Ave. Be sure to keep your tires on the pavement as the police will ticket if they are touching the grass. Please respect our business neighbors. We do not have permission to park in their lots. For weekend events, parking is available in the lower level of the 1 Parkview Plaza building near the Oakbrook Terrace Park District Fitness Center. The entrance is on 22nd street (same light as REI).
- If a class minimum is not met, the class will be cancelled and registration fees will be returned.
- No Refunds will be given after the registration deadline has passed unless physician’s documentation is presented.
- No refunds will be made after a ticket for a trip, stage show or special event has been purchased.
- Refunds given prior to the start of a program will be charged a $5 service fee. Please allow 2 weeks to process refunds.
We have 3 parks; Heritage Park, Terrace View Park and Dorothy Drennon Park. We also have 3 facilities; Heritage Center, Fitness Center and Lake View Nature Center. In addition to these parks and facilites, we also have the William Cizek Bike Path.
September 1 is the cut off date. A 3 year old preschooler must be 3 by September 1 and a 4 year old preschool must be 4 by September 1.
We offer multiple sessions of the 2's and 3's program throughout the year.
Yes. We are happy to try to accommodate your rental. Once a facility rental application is submitted, we will work on getting staff for your rental. In the event that we are unable coordinate staff, you will be notified immediately and your rental can be resceduled or canceled.
No. We do not provide staff to operate the sound and light booth. Directions on how to use the equipment are available in the booth.
Food is allowed to be brought in with a rental. Charcoal grills are available at our parks for renters to cook. Events can be catered if the renter chooses. If food will be cooked onsite by a catering company, a Certificate of Insurance listing the Oakbrook Terrace Park District as an additional insured is required. All food waste and trash must be placed in the proper receptacles following each rental.
All third party vendors including, but not limited to, catering companies, tent rental companies, table and chair rental companies, inflatable companies, DJ's, bands, etc. must be pre-arranged with Park district staff. A Certificate of Insurance listing the Oakbrook Terrace Park District as an additional insured must also be provided from each individual vendor.
We do allow 15 minutes before and after your rental time for set up and clean up. If a renter needs more time to set up and clean up, that time must be factored in to the rental time.