Spring Rock Park Upper Pavilion


Picnicking in Western Springs is the best!  With twelve beautiful parks, there is availability to hold a fun event outdoors every month of the year!  We currently have six parks with pavilions to host your events:  Laidlaw, Ridge Acres, Ridgewood, Spring Rock, Springdale and Timber Trails.  Park Use permits are required for groups of 25 or more people for all activities, including picnics, family gatherings and sporting events.  Permit fees begin at $150.

Prior to mailing a Park Use Application and payment for your picnic, please send an e-mail to bkartzmark@wsprings.com or call (708)246-4225 ext. 10 to check availability of the date you want.  In your email/phone call, please include the following:

  • Date (or dates) you are interested in
  • Time frame for your event
  • Number of people in your group
  • Whether you are a resident or non-resident of Western Springs
  • Which Park you would like to reserve
  • Best way to contact you

Print the application required for your size group, fill it out and mail to Western Springs Park District, 4400 Central Ave, Western Springs, IL 60558.
Please note: two separate checks are required for all events, one check for the security deposit and one for the application fee.