Picnics

Application

For your convenience, the park usage application can be picked up and dropped off at any Schaumburg Park District location. You may also fax your application to 847-985-2115.

Schaumburg Park District Park Usage Application (PDF)

General Information and Procedures

Reservations
Reservations are on a “first-come, first-serve” basis. Applications are accepted in January for the current year only. Reservations may not be taken over the phone. Availability may be checked by calling 847-985-2115. No dates can be reserved until the park usage application has been submitted and approved by the Superintendent of Parks.

Cost - Permit cost is $100 for residents and $150 for non-residents. Proof of residency with a completed application is required. Sheltered pavilions may be reserved; they include approximately 10 picnic tables and five garbage containers at the site. Payment must be received with submittal of the park usage application and before permit is issued. Payment can be dropped off or mailed to: Schaumburg Park District, 235 E. Beech Drive, Schaumburg, IL 60193. Credit cards are accepted.

Alcohol/Smoking - NO ALCOHOL OR SMOKING ALLOWED

Park hours - 7 a.m.-11 p.m. unless otherwise posted. Some parks close at dusk.

Restroom facilities - Parks do not have restroom facilities. Volkening Lake has several portable toilets near the concession building during the summer season. Meineke and Bock Parks have indoor restroom facilities in the adjacent recreation centers (when the buildings are open).

Grills - Grills may be brought into the parks; however, proper disposal of hot coals without harm to the grass and plant growth is a necessity. Gas grills are also allowed.

Tents- We do not rent tents to the public.

Chairs- we do not rent chairs.

Catering -
A Certificate of Insurance is needed from the caterer, if caterer stays on site. Certificates of Insurance are needed for tents, porta-potties, catering and any special equipment brought onto park district property. This Certificate of Insurance must be for at least $1,000,000 coverage in Commercial General Liability insuring the Schaumburg Park District as Additional Insured and yourself. A copy of Certificate of Insurance must be provided two weeks prior to rental.

Volleyball Nets - Volleyball nets are permitted.

Electricity/Water - There is NO electricity or water in any of our parks. Generators are not allowed.

Popular Park Options

Picnic shelters have a maximum capacity of 50-75 guests.

For more information, call 847-985-2115.

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