Purchase a picnic or event permit, book a camping trip, purchase your aquatic center season pass—and so much more.

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Permits Phone Issues

We are experiencing intermittent issues with our main phone number (800-870-3666). Please call 708-771-1052 for permit needs until further notice.

Picnics, Events & Camping

people at a picnic shelter

Picnics & Outdoor Event Permits

a tent and campfire at dusk at Camp Bullfrog Lake

Camping Reservations

flowers in a vase during an event at Thatcher Woods Pavilion

Indoor Event Reservations

an athletic field at Dan Ryan Woods

Athletic League Permits

people participating in an outdoor yoga class

Fitness & Recreation Class Permits

Memberships & Passes

a child playing at Whealan Pool Aquatic Center in Chicago

Aquatic Center Memberships

two people riding horses at Spring Lake

Equestrian Licenses & Tags

four people on snowmobiles

Snowmobiling Decals


Special Access

a person taking photos at Crabtree Nature Center

Photography & Filming Permits

two people talking near a bulldozer

Construction, Restoration & Research Permits