Adopt-A-Park Program

Adopt-A-Park is a program developed by the Lisle Park District that invites and trains residents and business community members who wish to assist in the general care and maintenance of parks and park amenities by selecting a specific location to care for. Show pride in your community, spend quality time outdoors and work hands-on to assist the Lisle Park District in helping to keep our 40 parks clean and litter free.
Our Adopt-A-Park program is open to:

  • Individuals
  • Youth Groups
  • Businesses
  • Neighborhood Associations
  • Schools
  • Senior Citizens
  • Church Groups
  • Other Community Groups

All participants should be over 18 years of age unless accompanied by an adult supervisor.The Lisle Park District encourages all Adopt-A-Park volunteers to commit to one year of service and scheduling at least six work days per year. Park/program staff will provide a kit of tools and supplies to assist you in completing your tasks.


Volunteer Tasks


  • Pick up litter
  • Remove weeds at playground
  • Spread and rake mulch
  • Rake leaves
  • Clean sand in playgrounds
  • Spring & Fall clean-up
  • Sweep pathways
  • Light graffiti removal


  • Assist with annual flower bed plantings at Sea Lion Aquatic Park & Connelly Park
  • Painting of graffiti, park fixtures, etc.
  • Planting projects or removal
  • Major weed removal or pruning
  • Invasive species removal


Parks to Adopt

You can adopt an entire park or a particular area within the park.

Park Location # of Acres
Beau Bien Park 2600 Old Tavern Road 7.5
Candlewood Park 5333 Cypress Court 2.5
Community Park 1825 Short Street 112
Connelly Memorial Park 933 Lacey 1.5
Kingston Park 5601 Kingston Avenue 6.47
The Museums at Lisle Station Park 920 School Street 2
Ramp Park 1825 Short Street **
Sea Lion Aquatic Park 1825 Short Street **
Surrey Ridge Park 2600 Surrey Ridge Road 18.2
Timber Park 2200 Abbeywood Drive 1.5
Lisle Veterans Memorial 923 School Street *

**Part of Community Park   |   *Part of The Museums at Lisle Station Park


For More Information

Lisa Leone, Adopt-A-Park Volunteer Coordinator
Office: 630-353-4304
Fax: 630-964-7448

Please contact Lisa to submit all Adopt-A-Park Program forms, questions regarding training and any other information regarding the Adopt-A-Park Program.

Download our Adopt-A-Park Program Handbook