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The 840,000 square feet of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center are divided in 8 different halls and a lobby. It was opened in 1975.
Featuring over 107 acres in total, Techny Prairie Park & Fields is a park featuring a large selection of amenities for guests to enjoy. These amenities include baseball diamonds, batting cages, a playground, a skatepark, and a nine-hole golf course.
The Des Plaines Park District is a park district that includes the Lake Park golf course, the Lake Park marina, and the Mountain View Adventure Center. The district also has a health club and a history center.
Administered by the Glenview Parks and Recreation Department, the Glenview Indoor Ice Center is an ice skating rink that offers public skating as well as hockey programs. The center also hosts ice shows.
Visitors can explore an outdoor history and nature museum that spans 143 acres across diverse prairie grove land at The Grove. The Grove features a variety of native plants, animals and nature trails, and offers workshops and hands-on programs.
A 38 acre forest preserve located between Des Plaines and Glenview, the Beck Lake Forest Preserve is a popular fishing spot for bass, northern pike, carp, catfish, bluegill, and a variety of other fish.