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: 8 am – 5 pm, Monday-Friday
- Registration Hours: 9 am – 4 pm, Monday-Friday
- Parks and Recreation Department:
- Phone: 708-485-1474
- Cindy Yelich, Recreation Supervisor:
- Phone: 708-485-1528
- Email: Cyelich@brookfieldil.gov
- Kelly Picton, Early Childhood Recreation Supervisor
- Phone: 708-485-1703
- Email: Kpicton@brookfieldil.gov
- Luke Gundersen, Director of Parks & Recreation
- Phone: 708-485-1527
- Email: Lgundersen@brookfieldil.gov
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 allows residents to participate in more programs at resident rates. Co-oped programs can be identified by their location, listed under the program’s description.
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:
- Address: 1501 Barnsdale Avenue, LaGrange Park, IL 60526
- Main Phone: 708-354-4580
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.