With the 4th of July less than a month away, we want to make your celebration with us as smooth as possible. Please find parking information that will be in effect during the Oak Lawn Park District and Village of Oak Lawn’s Fireworks display at Richards High School, 10601 Central Ave., along with the Oak Lawn Park District’s Party in the Park event at Memorial Park, 102nd & Major, on Wednesday, July 4th: 

Richard High School’s entire South Lot on 107th Street will be closed for resurfacing.

107th Street will be closed to traffic. 

Parking during these events will be available at the following locations:

* Oak Lawn Park District Racquet, Fitness & Gymnastics Center, 10444 S. Central Ave. *

* Wolfe Wildlife Refuge, 109th St. & Kostner Ave. (police patrols on the paths guiding patrons to the Fireworks display) *

* Memorial Park, 102nd & Major *

* Oak Lawn Park District’s Stony Creek Golf Course, Restaurant & Banquets, 5850 W. 103rd St. *

To fulfill our commitment, our department consists of 76 uniformed personnel who are prepared to offer these services from three fire stations located within Oak Lawn. These facilities are staffed twenty-four hours a day, every day of the year.

Under the direction of the Fire Chief, the mission of the fire department is achieved through four organizational categories.  Each category is under the direction and control of the Deputy Fire Chief who oversees three Shift Battalion Chiefs of Suppression and three Administrative Bureau Chiefs of Training/Safety, Fire Prevention & Public Education, and Emergency Medical Services.


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