Athletic Field/Event Permits

Opening day for the 2014 Athletic Field Permit season will be February 7, 2014. Reservations will begin at 8:00 a.m. on a first come, first serve basis at our River Forest headquarters, located at 536 N. Harlem Avenue, River Forest, IL.


After February 7, applications can also be submitted through the mail or via fax (708-771-1071), at least 21 days prior to the event.


Download an application here.


Athletic Field Permits are issued for the use of District property for Sport Activities, such as Baseball, Football, Rugby and Soccer, for multiple days, in designated fields.

Fees and insurance requirements apply.


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