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.

Oak Lawn Green Actions

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Cool City       Oak Lawn is a "Cool City"

Oak Lawn is the 50th Cool City in Illinois (tied with Joliet)! Oak Lawn is committed to creating a greener, more sustainable community.

Our Cool Cities team met in January 2010 and discussed our plan of action. Please e-mail us if you are interested in being involved, Oak Lawn is a family oriented community and the perfect place to build on our environmental successes.


Mayors Climate Protection Agreement         The Greenest Region Resolution


Resolution - The Greenest Region - Oak lawn signed


Elevate Energy       CNT Energy Audits Oak Lawn

2005 Oak Lawn Energy and Emissions Profile

2007 Oak Lawn Energy and Emissions Profile


CFL Bulbs           Oak Lawn Green Accomplishments

Green Accomplishments


Arbor Day     Arbor Day Proclamation

Arbor Day Proclamation


Earth Hour       Earth Hour Proclamation

Earth Hour Proclamation


Earth Day      Earth Day Proclamation

Earth Day Proclamation


Life is a Bikeway      Bike to Work Week Proclamation

Bike to Work Week Proclamation