The Parks and Recreation Department plans and implements general recreation and special events programs, facilitates the rental of parks and athletic field usage and manages the recreation facilities and program offerings for the Village of Brookfield.
It is the mission of the department to provide a wide range of quality, recreational and leisure programming and events for individuals of all ages, abilities, interests and cultures; to create the maximum quality of life while ensuring fiscal responsibility and providing unexpected value.
Parks and Recreation Department hours:
Office Hours: 8am – 5pm, Monday-Friday
Registration Hours: 9am-4pm, Monday-Friday
Parks and Recreation Department: 708-485-1474
Stevie Ferrari, Director of Parks & Recreation: 708-485-1527 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ben White, Recreation Supervisor: 708-485-1528 or email at Bwhite@brookfieldil.gov
Enroll in programs: rectrac.brookfieldil.gov/
S.T.A.R.S Before and After School Program
The Village of Brookfield STARS (Students Together in an Active Recreation Setting) is a BEFORE & AFTER school program held at the Village Recreation Hall 8820 Brookfield Ave. We provide daily homework help, structured FUN, inclusion services, outdoor play & a variety of games and activities. FLEXIBLE (3day, 2day, 1day) registration means YOU CHOOSE the days attending. Register for BOTH our Before and After Care 5day program for the best cost savings.
ONLY $125 deposit due at the time of registration. Affordable, monthly payments Starting September-May.
Participants use the District 95 bus transportation. The Village Hall is a designated pick up and drop off location for Brook Park. *Only STARS participants will ride the Before/After school bus. Regular school transportation fees still apply.
REGISTER ONLINE AT OUR RECTRAC PAGE (LINK ABOVE) STARTING JUNE 20TH
CAMP REGISTRATION FORM BELOW:
ALL Brookfield camps are canceled June 8-June 26. Until we can be provided updated re-opening plans from the state, we are being proactive in taking precautions as your family’s safety is our top priority. In order to provide your family and our children with the safest environment possible, we require on site training of our staff to review policies, procedures, First Aid & CPR and additional resources to provide quality recreation programming.
We thank you for your patience as we work through a high volume of requests, questions and alternative programming daily. We are not taking any new registrations for July-August until we have more information on our re-opening limitations.
We miss you Brookfield and we will be together again soon! Until then, thank you for your continued support!
Brookfield Recreation Facilities
- Municipal Building
8820 Brookfield Ave.
- Recreation House
4301 Elm Ave.
- Water Tower
3840 Maple Ave.
- Gross School
3542 Maple Ave.
- Candy Cane Park
29th & Park Avenues
- Creekside Park
Burlington & Grove Avenues
- Harrison Park
3200 block of Harrison Avenue
- JC/Ehlert Park
Congress Park & Elm Avenues
- Kiwanis Park
8820 Brookfield Avenue
- Madison Tot Lot
4000 block of Madison Avenue
- Madlin Park
Lincoln Avenue between Madison & Raymond
- Maple North
3800 block of Maple Avenue
- Maple South
3900 block of Maple Avenue
- Veteran’s Memorial Park
Grand Boulevard & Sunnyside Avenue
Community Recreation Co-op Agencies
To help increase recreational program offerings to Brookfield residents, the Brookfield Recreation Department may enter into cooperative programming agreements with other surrounding communities.
This co-op allow residents to participate in more programs at resident rates. Co-oped programs can be identified by their location, listed under the program’s description.
Only programs listed in the current Brookfield Winter Spring Program Brochure are Co-Opted
For additional information on a co-oped program, please contact the host agency. Refund and cancellation policies are determined by the host agency.
Communities currently offering co-op programs to Brookfield residents are listed below:
1501 Barnsdale Avenue
LaGrange Park, IL 60526
Interested in Becoming a Part-Time Program Instructor?
The Brookfield Recreation Department is always looking for energetic, talented, and responsible persons to work as part-time program instructors. Do you have a special skill or talent that could be taught as a program through the Department? If so, stop by our Recreation Office for more information.
Provides resident input to the Village Board and the Recreation Department on park issues and programming needs. The public is welcome to attend meetings held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month in the Brookfield Municipal Building at 6:30 pm.
Provides resident input to the Village Board concerning the public’s needs and desires regarding public events. The public is welcome to attend meetings held on the 1st Tuesday of each month in the Brookfield Municipal Building at 7:00pm.