General Rules & Information

Alcoholic Beverages

No alcoholic beverages are allowed in any park.

Americans With Disabilities Act

The Mokena Park District prohibits discrimination in the provision of services, programs, or facilities to individual with disabilities in accordance with the law.

Athletic Fields

Any teams or organizations wishing to use Park District athletic fields for practices or games must submit an Athletic Field Usage Request to the Recreation Supervisor of Atheltics. For more information please call 708-390-2408.

Behavior Policy

In keeping with our program goals, we encourage fun for all our participants. However, to insure everyone's safety, appropriate behavior is expected at all times. Participants who are asked to leave a class or facility due to inappropiate or potentially harmful behavior are not eligible for a refund and can be suspended from future participation.

Brochure Distribution

The Mokena Park District relies on the postal service for the distribution of our seasonal brochures. The Park District assumes no responsability of delivery.

Disc Golf Course

Free player registration. No person to enter onto or remain on The Oaks Disc Golf Course without registering and obtaining a membership card at The Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center. Violators subject to fines up to $1000.

Distribution of Literature

The Park District welcomes opportunities to partner with community organizations on events or happenings in and around Mokena. Please contact the Park District office for approval prior to distributing leaflets, flyers, advertising, or signage posted on Park District property or in Park District facilities. If you have any questions, or would like the opportunity to partner with us, please call the office at (708) 390-2401.

Inclement Weather

Classes may have to be canceled due to inclement weather. For updated information check our web site at www.mokenapark.com or our Facebook page.

Mission Statement

To provide quality recreational opportunities to enhance the health, educational, athletic, and cultural well-being of its residents, and to protect and preserve parks and open space areas within the Park District boundaries.

No Smoking

Effective January 1, 2008 the Illinois General Assembly has enacted the Smoke Free Illinois Act. This Act required that public places and places of employment must be completely smoke-free inside and within 15 feet from entrances, exits, windows that open and ventilation intakes. There is No Smoking on the Disc Golf Course.

Park Watch

We need your help...if you notice any acts of vandalism, antisocial behavior or any equipment in need of repair in any park, please call the Administration Center at 708-390-2401. Major misconduct should be reported directly to the police. A reward of $500 will be offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of persons(s) committing acts of vandalism to park property. Your support is appreciated.

Photography Policy

On occasion, Park District staff may photograph or videotape participants in Park District programs, classes or at park events/facilities. These photos are for Park District use only, and may be used in publications, brochures, on-line brochure, pamphlets, flyers, video, or websites. Individuals will not be identified. If you do not wish to have your picture taken, please inform the photographer.

Professional Photographers:

Still photography, filming, and digital imaging are permitted for private, non-commercial use only.  All professional photographers, wedding parties, and private groups larger than 5 people taking photos/videos on Mokena Community Park District property are required to obtain a photography permit, per General Use Ord. 4-9. Violators may be subject to fines. Photo permits for the Oaks Bridge/Fountain area, and Yunker Farm have been suspended until further notice due to construction activity. Permits are not issued for the Disc Golf Course.

Reminder to Pet Owners

When visiting local parks with your pet, please remember that Park District and Village Ordinances require dogs to be leashed at all times. Pets are not allowed at any time on the disc golf course, tennis courts, athletic fields, enclosed ball fields, playground areas and jogging or bike paths. Violators subject to fines up to $1000. Owners responsible for cleaning up of pet waste from public property.