The City of Evanston's Department of Parks/Forestry and Recreation provides a wide range of services that improve the quality of life of those who live, work or play in Evanston.


The department's mission is to preserve and maintain a healthy urban forest; provide safe and attractive parksbeaches and open spaces; foster appreciation of our natural resources and conservation through education; provide the highest quality recreation and sports programs and services for people of all ages and abilities; assist local artists and arts organizations; foster arts education in Evanston; and advocate for the arts.

Evanston recreation offers many sports year round including Basketball, Fencing, Figure Skating, Football, Track, Lacrosse, T-ball, Gymnastics & Cheerleading, Hockey, Speed Skating, Ice Skating, Martial Arts, Racquetball, Tennis, & Volleyball.

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