Fitness & Recreation Classes

people participating in an outdoor yoga class

For individuals interested in holding fee-based fitness or recreation classes in the Forest Preserves, please complete and submit the application below.

Companies are also invited to propose fee-based fitness or recreation programs. For further information on our Corporate Concessions program, please call 708-771-1371.

Permit requests may be submitted in person at Forest Preserves General Headquarters (address and hours below), by fax (708-771-1071) or via email (fpd.permits@cookcountyil.gov).


General Headquarters & Permit Office
536 N Harlem Ave
800-870-3666

The Forest Preserves General Headquarters is currently open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Walk ins are welcome, but we recommend booking an appointment.