parks & green spaces

Parks & Green Spaces

  • Hett Park

    Formerly known as Cuyler Pool, Hett Park is home to Brocato Playground, the Studio, a new dance and fitness facility, as well as a water park located at 19th St and Cuyler Ave. Learn More
  • Pavek Community Center

    Pavek Community Center offers a gym, Pavek Pool, sport courts and meeting rooms. Activities are available for every member of the family, from 3 years old to seniors. Pavek Community Center also the main office of the Berwyn Recreation Department.
  • Kriz Skate Park

    At 15th & Maple, you’ll find Kriz Skate Park. This concrete park is perfect for skaters looking to start or practice this hot extreme sport. Open seasonally, Kriz Skate Park serves teens and adults in our community who enjoy skating or want to relax and watch the action. Grab your board and get out there. This innovative facility is a welcome addition to the community and was made possible through an intergovernmental agreement with the City of Berwyn. This park is open seasonally and will serve our teens and adults for many years to come. Hours are Monday through Friday from 2:30 pm – Dusk and Weekends from 9 am – Dusk. Learn More
  • Jefferson Park Field

    Jefferson Park Field at 16th and Wenonah is an artificial turf field perfect for t-ball, soccer, flag football and various other activities. This park is available through a collaboration with the Berwyn School District 98. Come out to play or bring a chair to catch a community game. This park was converted to an artificial surface and is used for daily physical activities, t-ball, soccer, flag football, and various other activities. Learn More
  • Mothers on a Mission Playground

    Mothers on a Mission Playground is located at Berwyn Gardens, this all-inclusive playground provides unique play equipment accessible to children in wheelchairs as well as sensory boards for fun learning.
  • Berwyn Gardens

    Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Cermak Avenue you will find these beautiful passive parkways. Featuring game tables, a gazebo, one age-specific modular play set, benches, shade trees, ornamental trees, flowering shrubs, rolling berms, serpentine pathway, and sprawling green space. This is also home to the KaBoom project Mother’s on a Mission Park a handicap accessible playground built by the community for the community in one day. Learn More    
  • Sunshine Park

    Head over to this little ray of sunshine park, complete with a sand volleyball court, sand playground for toddlers, bocci ball courts, a gazebo, play structure, and the whole park is available for picnic rental. It is also home to the Berwyn Park District’s maintenance department. Learn More
  • Pyrce Park

    Located on the corner of 16th Street and Wesley Avenue and under the shelter of mature trees, this park features a spray pool, two age-specific modular play units, a swing set, benches, ornamental trees, flowering shrubs, and a picnic area. Learn More 
  • Smirz Park

    This park features two unique amenities for our community’s enjoyment. First, we have one of the best skate parks in the area. Second, we have a “KaBOOM!” playground that was donated by Kool-Aid and constructed entirely by volunteers and staff all in one day! We also have a green space perfect for little ones to run around and enjoy a sunny day.
  • Hessler Park

    Hessler Park is a passive park complete with a playground located at 34th and Kenilworth. Learn More
  • Mraz Park

    Mraz Park is a passive park located in the heart of the town, featuring a veteran’s flagpole and the Centennial Fountain. The park is perfect for reading, chatting with a friend or a selfie or two.
  • Friendship Park

    Friendship Park includes the Piper Elementary School playground in the heart of Berwyn’s Depot District. The playground was recently renovated by KaBOOM!, Piper staff and volunteers, provided students and the community a new and improved play area. The playground is open until dusk during the week and is open to the community on weekends.
  • Karban Dog Park

    Bring your beloved fur babies to Karban Dog Park, Berwyn’s only designated off-leash dog park. Enjoy some unstructured play time, Frisbee or fetch, dog training and socializing with other dogs. At Karban Dog Park, you and your pups can make friends and socialize with fellow humans and fur babies alike while spending some time outdoors. Berwyn residents can pick up the permit at Freedom Park.
  • Dog Parks

    As of May 1, 2018, leashed dogs are now allowed in all Berwyn Park District parks. Bring your leashed pup to any of the 13 facilities which are pup-friendly dog parks. The Berwyn Park District (BPD) provides over 200 activities in 13 facilities on the south side of Berwyn.
  • Karasek Park

    In the heart of Berwyn’s Depot District, you will find a little slice of heaven at Karasek Park. This pocket of nature is an oasis of relaxation for residents, visitors and commuters alike who need a break from the hustle and bustle of life. Bring your lunch, a good book, a friend or two, or just yourself—Karasek Park boasts plenty of space with benches and picnic tables to kick back and enjoy nature and admire the stunning mural.
  • Proksa Park

    The Berwyn Park District’s largest park, Proska Park, boasts many amenities. Of these, you’ll enjoy three lighted tennis courts, two lighted baseball diamonds, a children’s garden, the Baldwin Playground Area. For a more serene experience pack a basket to enjoy you pick of two picnic groves, ponds, and a creek. The Proksa Activity center offers space rentals, offices and a preschool classroom. Throw your next event, big or small, play some ball.  Come enjoy nature at Proska Park!

    Freedom Park is alive with laughter throughout the lighted, synthetic turf soccer field, picnic area, children’s water park, and playground area. At Freedom Park, you can also find the Berwyn Park District administrative office. Home to a board meeting room and preschool classroom, private facility rentals. Passes are available for picnics, the soccer field and more.
  • Serenity Park

    Serenity Park offers budding gardeners and experts alike a serene space at this appropriately named park where you will find community garden plots.

It's been said that “parks and playgrounds are the soul of a city." In Berwyn, you'll find lush gardens, bright colored playgrounds and fields of dreams. Our parks & green spaces offer a wide variety of tranquility and joy to be enjoyed all year long.