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
INDOOR POOL PLUS AMENITIES FOR FITNESS CENTER MEMBERS
626 Wentworth Avenue
Fun Center, located at this location, including splash pad, batting cages, driving range cage and a miniature golf course.
Lincoln Ave and & Freeland Ave
PUBLIC POOL ON LOCATION
SKATE PARK ON LOCATION
Stewart Av and Freeland Av.
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 www.fpdcc.com for more details.
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.