Calumet City

City Hall Switchboard (708) 891-8100

Parks and Recreation

Calumet Memorial Park District administers quality, safe and fun programs and events for Calumet City as well as the Village of ‘Burnham. The parks include tot lots, ball fields, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, basketball courts, a skate park, and meeting facilities. The newly constructed Fun Center includes a splash pad, batting cages, driving range cage and miniature golf course. Programs are available for infants to seniors.

Calumet Memorial Park District
Board of Commissioners

Stan Miller, President
Bonnie Rising, Vice President
Patrick O’Meara, Commissioner
Nyota Figgs, Commissioner
Randy Valesquez, Commissioner

Meetings are held at the Wilhelm Business Office, 626 Wentworth Avenue, Calumet City, Illinois, (1st Wednesday of the month-committee meeting only 3rd Wednesday of the month- committee meeting at 6:30pm and Regular meeting at 7:00pm.)


Sandridge Community & Fitness Center

600 Oglesby

(708) 862-6440



Memorial Park

626 Wentworth Avenue


Fun Center, located at this location, including splash pad, batting cages, driving range cage and a miniature golf course.


Finneran Park

Lincoln Ave and & Freeland Ave




Commissioner’s Park

Exchange Av,



Downey Park

Stewart Av and Freeland Av.



Veteran’s Park

165th and Burnham Av.

Cook County Forest Preserves

Green Lake Family Aquatic Center

159th Street & Torrence Avenue

Calumet City, IL


The Green Lake Family Aquatic Center is the newest recreational opportunity located in a forest preserve setting. The Forest Preserve District of Cook County offer this outdoor water park which includes, a splash pool with water cannons, drop buckets, climbing features, mini water slide and lazy river for families with children 12 years of age and younger.

Admission:       $5.00 per person

Ages 4-12 – $3.00 per person

Ages 3 and under-free


Sand Ridge Nature Center

Paxton Avenue, two blocks north of 159th Street (River Oaks Drive)


Acres of wildlife, forest preserve wetlands and nature as it was intended to be. There are many interactive exhibits throughout the year for all ages.

Tour the log cabin, conduct research in the main office and observe wildlife in their natural settings Visit for more details.


River Oaks Golf Course

18 hole, Par 72 Public Golf Course Facility

Billy Casper managed facility


A challenging and sporty course located along the Little Calumet River and easily accessible just one block east of I-94, 159th Street exit.

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