Park Permits

River Forest residents, businesses, and organizations can acquire a Park Permit for any park space, depending on availability.


Athletic Field Permits

River Forest residents, businesses, organizations, and non-residents can acquire an Athletic Field Use Permit for any athletic field use of eight (8) persons or more on any ball diamond or soccer field, depending on availability.


Thanksgiving Football Games Permits

The River Forest Park District makes a limited number of field spaces available to River Forest residents for Thanksgiving football games. Field space will be reserved on a first-come first-served basis. Keystone East and Keystone West will be available for reservation from 8:00am - 4:00pm on Thanksgiving day. Keystone East and West will be divided into two separate fields (East half and West half). There will be a two hour limit for group reservations. Permits will be accepted beginning November 1st. Permit applications will be processed and approved starting Wednesday, November 13th.

Contact Information

To apply for a permit, download a park permit form below or pick one up at The Depot. Please return permits to The Depot, 401 Thatcher Avenue, River Forest or submit to Karen Stille, Superintendent of Recreation: kstille@rfparks.com.

For more information, please call 708-366-6660.

Park Permit Application

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Click the button below to view the Park Ordinance:

Park Ordinance

Click the button below to view the Park Permit Application:

Park Permit Application

Click the button below to view the Athletic Field Use Application:

Athletic Field Application