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The Evanston Recreation Division's facilities include community centers, the Levy Senior Center, five public swimming beaches, plus a dog park and a dog beach. The Evanston Ecology Center and the Noyes Cultural Arts Center are part of the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department.

Registration/information packets for the boat launch facilities, dog beach and softball leagues are available online. 


birthday-cake-clown4.jpgBirthday party packages
Host your child's next birthday parties at one the Evanston Recreation Division's community centers. Guests will have fun and you won't have to clean up after them!

Birthday Rentals

Open gym schedules for the Chandler-Newberger Center, Levy Senior Center, Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center, and Robert Crown Community Center are posted here

fishingweb_0040.jpgPreschoolers love our ballet, gymnastics and pee wee sports programs; youth fish for free on Saturdays (see photo at left); teens ice-skate with friends or take a martial arts, yoga or fencing class; adults of all ages exercise, take pottery or CPR classes; and adults age 55 and older can take classes at recreation centers or join the Levy Senior Center.

The Recreation Division also manages two theatre programs to provide year-round entertainment: Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre and Evanston Children's Theatre.

In addition to participating in our Recreation Division classes or programs, people with special needs can participate in social and sports programs offered by the Special Recreation Division.


lakeshore_9263_web.jpgCheck out the department's special events by clicking on the City's calendar!

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