Olympic Park Garden Plots

Garden Plots

Schaumburg Park District’s Community Garden Plots are located in Olympic Park and situated at the west end of the park. There are two separate garden areas which are connected by a pathway. Garden plots at Olympic Park are located at Old Schaumburg Road and Wildflower Lane. 

All plots have been rented for 2017. Please check back in February 2018. Thank you! 


Facts

Size 100 garden plots measuring 18'x18'.
Plot Assignment

Renters are assigned plot numbers. Each plot is staked and a numbered flag is placed in mid-plot.
Rental/Cost
Resident $25, non-resident $40 (each plot). New renters may rent one plot.
Availability





Rental dates are mid-April through October. As soon as weather permits, aproximately mid-April, all plots will be roto-tilled and staked out. Perennial plants are not suggested as the Parks Department roto-tills each spring/fall. The renter may rototill his/her assigned plot again if he or she wishes. When plots are ready for planting, confirmation of assigned plot number will be mailed.
Location


Entrance to the garden is off of Schaumburg Road, just east of Meacham Road. Turn right onto Wildflower Lane and go to Olympic Park entrance. There are two separate garden areas at the west end of the parking lot.
Water


Water is available. There are four water pumps; two in each area. No hoses are allowed. Please bring your own container. Pumps are on a timer which is on during park hours. Water is turned on approximately May 1.
Hours Olympic Park is open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. There are no lights in the garden area. No security on site.
Parking Extremely active park; evenings and weekends are busy. Obey all parking signs or you may be ticketed.
Questions

Contact the Parks Department at 847/985-2115 or email parkrentals@parkfun.com.

Map

Garden Plot Map

Additional Resources to Explore