There are three designated picnic areas available at The Preserve for reservation April through November. These scenic areas include picnic tables and can be rented daily for times between dawn and dusk. Resident reservations may be accepted beginning March 1. Open registration begins April 1. To reserve your space, call 847.831.3810.

Gazebo Picnic Area

Overlooks pond areas close to the Recreation Center/Country Club building. Features a small wooden gazebo structure with wood flooring surrounded by green space.

North Pond Picnic Area

Picnic tables scattered under shade trees on the west side the north pond. Easy access across the river bridge to Golf Learning Center/River’s Edge Mini-Golf with parking and golf activities.

The Green Picnic Area

Our largest rental space centrally located between the Sand Play Area and Nature Maze. 

Items requiring special District permission and/or fees:

Additional Event Spaces

Recreation Center of Highland Park

Options include pool, gymnasium and studio rentals. Can accommodate 25 to 350 guests.

River’s Edge Adventure Golf

Exclusive rental of mini-golf and range rental available for 6 to 70 guests.

Highland Park Country Club

Whether you are planning a small family event or a special wedding day with many guests, the Highland Park Country Club offers indoor and outdoor options, catering and planning assistance.