Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

The City of Evanston's Parks & Recreation Division is committed to enhancing the quality of life of all citizens by providing collaborative opportunities for our community to grow, learn, create and play.

Winter 2016 issue of Evanston Life! 




Winter 2016 Life Magazine PDF

(this version has clickable web links and a enhanced table of contents with links)


To learn more about Winter 2016 Recreation, Ecology and Arts classes and programs, please click here. The page also will include smaller PDF files of individual sections.

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Recreation Centers

Chandler-Newberger Community Center
Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center
Ecology Center
Levy Senior Center
Noyes Cultural Arts Center
Robert Crown Community Center and Ice Complex

Looking for a Rec Program On-The-Go? Download the "Evanston Rec" mobile app today!

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The “Evanston Rec” app connects mobile users with City programs, facilities and events, providing instant access to information and services. It also serves as a tool for visitors looking for something to do around town.

The app is currently available for download from the App Store and Google Play, for iPhone and Android users. To download now, scan the QR codes above.




The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department's mission is to provide safe and attractive parks, beaches and open spaces; foster appreciation of our natural resources and conservation through education; provide the highest quality recreation and sports programs and services for people of all ages and abilities; and assist and advocate for local artists, arts organizations and arts education.