Also the home of the park district offices and overlooking the White Water Canyon Water Park, the Bettenhausen…More Recreation Center offers workout facilities and rooms to rent for activities, parties and other events.
The cost to drop in for a day is $4 for residents, or $13 for a non-resident accompanied by a resident. Children 2 years old and younger are free. Annual passes start at $30 for a single resident, with group rates for couples and families and discounts for seniors.
Community Park 8125 171st St, Tinley Park, IL60477 This 53-acre park offers bike trails, two ballfields, a basketball area, an outdoor ice rink in winter, a playground,…More six soccer fields, two tennis courts and a volleyball area. It was acquired by the district in 1989. The property also is home to the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center, the park district offices and White Water Canyon Water Park.
Headquartered in the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center, the Tinley Park Park District owns and operates scores of…More parks, playgrounds, sports fields, bike paths, recreation centers, gyms, pools and natural areas throughout Tinley Park. Facilities include the recreation center, the Vogt Visual Arts Center, the Landmark Museum and Church, Tinley Fitness, Tinley Junction and fieldhouses at Vogt Woods and McCarthy parks.
The five-member park board of commissioners is headed by President Brian H. Younker and meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at the recreation center. The director of parks and recreation is John Curran. The superintendent of recreation is Sandra Wolff-Chevalier, the superintendent of parks is Ryan Veldman and Jim Carter is the business manager.
In addition to being the home to the batting cages and miniature golf in Tinley Junction, McCarthy Park offers a…More playground, a ball field, a volleyball court and pathways through scenic natural areas. Acquired in 1969 and named after the first chairman of the village's Youth Commission, the 10-acre park is connected to the 55-acre Centennial Park and the Jaycee Grove picnic area.
The McCarthy Recreation Building, which hosted many of the park district programs until the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center was built, is available for rentals and still hosts some programs. Concessions and restrooms are available during summer months.
White Water Canyon Water Park and Spray Ground 8220 171st St, Tinley Park, IL60477 Next to the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center and park district offices, the district-owned White Water Canyon Water…More Park is a colorful and popular series of water slides, pools, play areas and the interactive fountains of the spray ground. The main pool features zero-depth entry, meaning it slants into the water like a beach. It also has a one-meter diving board, a three-meter drop slide and an interactive children's play area. There's also 600-foot lazy river for relaxing on single or double inner tubes that runs through the park and some paths with splash buckets. Sand play areas, locker rooms, restrooms and a full-service concession stand are also available. Birthday party packages are offered.