Prospect Heights Park District  •  110 W. Camp McDonald Rd.  •  Prospect Heights, IL 60070  •  847.394.2848  •

Facility Rentals

GMRCLions Park/Gary Morava Recreation Center

110 W. Camp McDonald Rd.
Prospect Heights, IL 60070
Phone: (847) 394-2848
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This year how about renting a room for your next meeting, baby shower, or birthday party? Come to the Prospect Heights Park District to have fun with your friends or have a picnic for your next family gathering. The recreation center offers two large meeting rooms with kitchen facilities and is available for public and private use throughout the year. Call (847) 394-2848 for more information.

Rental Procedures

Rentals are subject to Park District approval. The approval process may take up to 10 days, so please plan accordingly. Facility use is subject to availability and requests are granted based on appropriateness. Alcohol is not allowed in the GMRC or on the surrounding property.

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Availalbity must be confirmed by staff, applications may be pending.


The application process is as follows:

  • Applicants must sign and complete a district facility/park application-permit at the Gary Morava Recreation Center. Do NOT include payment at this time. Payment is due upon written approval of request.
  • Upon approval of request, applicants will be notified and given a confirmation form.
    Applicants must submit full payment of fees by the due date established in the confirmation form.
  • NOTE: Prospect Heights Park District programs and activities have first priority.

Meeting Room and Gym Rental Rates

Each rate quoted is a flat fee based on the total hour usage, and not per hour usage. Ex. Renting Room 1 for 2 hours costs $85, not $140.

Room Capacities

Room 1: 115 People

Room 2: 49 people

Gym: 375 people (food is not allowed in Gym)

Other fees may apply depending on the request time and usage.

Number of Hours Full Meeting Room 1 Full Meeting Room 2 Full Gym 1/2 Gym
1 $70 $65 $75 $50
2 $85 $80 $100 $75
3 $100 $95 $125 $100
4 $115 $105 $150 $125
5 $130 $120 $175 $150
6 $145 $135 $200 $175

Also available for an additional fee are:

Kitchen Use $25
After Hours $50 per hour
Room Set Up $50
Parties over 50 people $15 per hour
Non-resident Fee $50
Booking & Damage Deposit $100
Lions Park Shelter $35 (Resident) / $85 (Non-Resident)
Private Pool Rental $320 (Resident) / $345 (Non-Resident)

Updated 03/2015

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