Central Park

The Oak Brook Park District, created in 1962, owns and maintains six parks in Oak Brook, totaling 173 acres. Central Park, bordered by Jorie Boulevard, Kensington Road, Route 83, and Forest Gate Road, is home to the District’s Tennis Center, Family Recreation Center, Fitness Center, indoor Family Aquatic Center, Central Park West, Pavilion, administration offices, and outdoor athletic fields. Athletic fields, playgrounds and walking paths are available in several locations for the enjoyment of the community.

Special Features:

View a map & list of all DuPage County trails here.


  • Biking/Walking paths
  • Fishing ponds
  • Fishing Pier in Ginger Creek
  • Evergreen Bank Group Synthetic Athletic Field
  • 4 Ball Fields
  • Natural Turf Fields
  • Basketball Courts
  • Sand Vollyball Court
  • 3 playground sites
  • Performing Arts Pavilion
  • Disc Golf Course
  • Gazebo
  • Central Park West
  • Tennis Center
  • Family Recreation Center
  • Family Aquatic Center
  • Administrative Offices

North Area of Central Park

The northern area of Central Park was added to Central Park in November of 2018 by the successful passing of a local referendum. On Monday, March 20, 2023, the Oak Brook Park District began Phase II construction at the Central Park North Athletic Fields site. 



The Oak Brook Park District is incredibly grateful for the funding that has made this project possible. Read more here! 


  • Two Basketball Courts
  • North Athletic Fields
  • Baggo
  • On-site Parking
  • Looped Trails to the Trails South of Ginger Creek
  • Fitness Stations

Summer Notice: Lightning Warning System

Oak Brook Park District’s Lightning Prediction System is in operation from April - November.

ONE PROLONGED BLAST OF THE HORN: Immediately seek shelter in a vehicle or building, conditions are right for generating lightning. ALL OUTDOOR ACTIVITY MUST CEASE.

THREE FIVE-SECOND BLASTS: All clear signal-risk of lightning has diminished. AVOID: Open areas, water, tall trees, metal fences, cellular phones, and radios.

Central Park 2018 Tree Inventory

Central Park
1450 Forest Gate Road
1315 Kensington Road (Northern Fields)
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Park Hours
Dawn to Dusk