Doug Osborne Park – Currently Under Construction

Size: 1 Acres

Address & Phone Number:
Doug Osborne Park
9400 S. 84th Court

Hickory Hills Park District received an Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development grant awarded by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources in the amount of $241,700 for Doug Osborne Park. This is a 50% matching grant so the entire cost will be approximately $483,400.

Doug Osborne Park is an essential neighborhood park that needs an update, and the Hickory Hill Park District has a plan with accessibility and inclusivity in mind for the Doug Osborne Park. The park currently serves the neighborhood children with a playground and benches installed twenty years ago in 2002. The proposed renovation is planned to invite all neighborhood residents to enjoy and explore the site with new recreation features and a renovated playground. People of all ages and abilities will enjoy the addition of a 16’ x 16’ shaded shelter with tables. This feature will be surrounded by a pollinator garden, complete with signage of the native plants. Bat boxes will be added to high spots in the trees to encourage habitat. Game tables as well as hopscotch will also be included for play and socialization. Accessible pathways will lead to a new and modern fitness area with multiple fitness pieces that are geared to adult activities. The new playground will have all new equipment and will be ADA compliant with an engineered wood fiber surfacing, transfer station and a concrete entry ramp, ensuring inclusion for all. New benches will be included at the playground and fitness area.

The park district would like to thank the residents that attended the focus group in 2022.

Renovations have begun at Doug Osborne Park and should be finished in 2024.


Play Apparatus