Frequently Asked Questions

What are your hours?

NLCPD Administration Building Office hours are:
9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday:
(815) 485-3584

Lions Community Center Office hours are:
Monday-Friday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
(815) 485-1737
All registration is currently being taken at the Administration Building.
Building is currently closed and doors are locked to the public.
Programs are held as scheduled as this location.

Can I Volunteer or Perform Community Service/Volunteer Hours for the Park District?

Yes, please click on Community Service and Volunteer Opportunities for details (this link can also be located within District Information on the menu above).

When do I receive the Program Guides?

We are virtual with our seasonal Program Guides. A mailer will be sent out for each seasonal Program Guide with reminders regarding registration. Please contact us at (815) 485-3584 if you do not receive your mailer piece or to be placed on the mailing list. Our Summer Program Guide is available online at the beginning of May. Our Fall Program Guide is available online at the beginning of August. Our Winter/Spring Program Guide is available online at the beginning of December.

Can I have a Program Guide mailed to my home?

We no longer print our seasonal Program Guides. You can view our current Program Guide by clicking here.

How do I find out if there is an opening in a class?

You may call the Lions Community Center at (815) 485-1737 or the Administration Building Office at (815) 485-3584 during regular business hours.

How do I register for park district programs?

Please view the “Registration” link on the menu above for full details. This link will provide residents and nonresidents with information on each way to register. For any further questions, please contact us at (815) 485-3584 or (815) 485-1737.

If I don’t live within the boundaries of the New Lenox Community Park District, can I still participate in classes?

Yes, although for some of our programs there is an out-of-district fee. Where applicable, nonresident fees are indicated by “NR” in the seasonal Program Guide. For further details regarding nonresident registration policies, please view the “Registration” link on the menu above.

Do you have rooms and/or parks available for rent?

Yes, we have several options to fit your needs. Please call (815) 485-3584 or (815) 485-1737 during regular business hours for further information. For more details click here Parks & Facilities Rentals.

When does Kiddie Kampus registration begin for the 2021/2022 school year?

Kiddie Kampus registration for the 2021/2022 school year began on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Please contact the Recreation Supervisor, Kelly Matson at (815) 485-1737 for details and availability.

What is required for Kiddie Kampus registration?

There is a $50.00 NON-REFUNDABLE registration fee, a $10 T-shirt fee, along with the first month’s tuition. A copy of your child’s birth certificate MUST be provided at registration. A voter’s card or tax bill is REQUIRED at registration for verification of residency. A child must be three or four on or before September 1st. A child must be able to handle bathroom hygiene independently (potty trained, no diapers). It is very helpful if the child is able to zip/button independently.

Age Requirements

All age requirements are as of September 1st unless otherwise noted. No exceptions will be given.