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 (

COVID-19 Impacts

The Forest Preserves General Headquarters permit office is open by appointment only: Monday to Friday from 9 am to 3 pm.

Appointments can be booked online.

General Headquarters & Permit Office
536 N Harlem Ave