JCYS Family Centers are beautiful inside and out, and are the perfect location for your next event. Each of our centers offers something special to make your event a special and memorable occasion. Contact us to learn more about hosting your sporting event, birthday party, B’nai Mitzvah celebration, family reunion, or group activity.

Highland Park – George W. Lutz Family Center

The George W. Lutz Family Center is available for your next event – with facilities that are beautiful inside and out. Our indoor facility accommodates events with over 100 guests, and reservations are accepted 12 months in advance. Our facility includes:

  • Indoor gymnasium with, divider curtain, six adjustable basketball hoops
  • Two separate playgrounds, and gated field to accommodate any group activity
  • Kitchen capabilities for food preparation on-site
  • Child-friendly facility to accommodate all ages of your group!

Contact Micky Baer, Director of Northshore Operations, at (847) 433-6001 or highlandpark@jcys.org to make the George W. Lutz Family Center the destination for your next birthday party, B’nai Mitzvah celebration, family reunion, or group activity.

Buffalo Grove – Northwest Family Center

Make the Northwest Family Center the destination for your next sports program, birthday party, B’nai Mitzvah celebration, family reunion, or group activity. Our facility is beautiful, both inside and out, and includes:

    • Full-size indoor gymnasium with state-of-the-art scoreboard, divider curtain, and six adjustable basketball hoops
    • Indoor activity space in our sunlit atrium
    • Two separate playgrounds, and gated sports field to accommodate most group activities;
    • Child-friendly facility to accommodate all ages of your group!

Contact Nicole Robin, Director of Suburban Operations, at (847) 279-0900 or by email at buffalogrove@jcys.org to see how we can help you create your next successful event!

Highland Park – The ‘Lil; Lillian L. Lutz Recreation Center

The Lillian L. Lutz Recreation Center is available for your next event* – with facilities that are beautiful inside and out. Our easy layout allows your guests to spend the day together so you can relax and enjoy your own party. Party rentals include:

  • Exclusive use of our party tent and picnic tables
  • Shared use of our heated pool, water slide, pool basketball and splash pad
  • Exclusive rentals of our entire facility are available on Sundays after 5 pm
  • Make The Lil’ your destination for your next birthday party, B’nai Mitzvah celebration, family reunion, or summer gatherings.

Party Rentals are based on the number of children in your group. For the first 20 children, rates are $165 for members, and $210 for non-members. Each additional child is $5 (limit 10 additional children). Adult guests and children under two are free**. Fill out our Rental Request Form, to see how you can enjoy our facilities and create your next family memory.

*This location is only open during the summer season.
**This rate does not apply to parties for adults.