The Hub at Berens Park

Sprayground, Batting Cages, Mini Golf, Parties and More!
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The Hub at Berens Park features four batting cages with varying speeds and settings for baseball and softball, an 18-hole miniature golf course, a 6,000 sq. ft. spray ground (water play area) and a fibar-surfaced playground with youth and tot equipment. The Hub also features the Lee A. Daniels Pavilion, a 3,500 sq. ft. facility housing restrooms, concessions/storage and a party room available for rentals.

Berens Park also features five lighted ball diamonds, three irrigated natural grass soccer fields, two lighted synthetic turf football/soccer fields, an 8 ft. wide walking/running path 9/10ths of a mile in the West and center sections of the park, and two parking lots with a combined capacity of 525 cars. For more information on athletic fields or Berens Park, please click here.

Booking Your Summer Camp Trip

Book one, two, or all three amenities - spray ground, batting cages, and miniature golf - by calling (630) 993-8967. Packages begin at $5 per person. Download the Camp Field Trip Prices for additional information regarding fees and food packages.

Miniature Golf

The Hub has an 18-hole miniature golf course with a water feature and practice green.


$6 per person, Residents, all ages
$7 per person, Non-Residents, all ages


  • Putters and balls are provided. You may use your own putter if desired.
  • Please limit playing parties to five persons and strokes to six on any hole.
  • Children ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult ages 18 or older.

Spray Ground

The Hub features a 6,000-square-foot spray ground with nine exciting water features and two Big Squirt filling stations. Big Squirts are refillable water toys that can be purchased at the equipment window.

The spray ground will close if the temperature is below 68 degrees, lightning is spotted or there are other threatening weather conditions.


$3.50 per person, Residents
$5 per person, Non-Residents

*Children 1 year and under are free with a paying adult.

Free admission for valid 2016 season pool pass holders. Pool pass must be present for admission. For information on purchasing or renewing a pool pass, click here. Children 3 years or younger are free when accompanied by an adult with a valid 2016 season pool pass.


  • No shoes, sand, beach or water toys on pad.
  • Swim diapers only.
  • No food or drink in spray ground area. Do not drink spray ground water.
  • Children ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older.

Batting Cages

Hone your batting skills at any of our four cages with varying speeds. Baseball and softball settings are available. Beginners and professionals are welcome.

Fees: (10 pitches per token)


$1 per token
$5 for six tokens
$10 for 13 tokens
$20 for 27 tokens

Batting Cage Speeds

Cage #1 Cage #2 Cage #3 Cage #4
Softball – slow pitch arc, 40 mph.
Baseball – slow pitch, 45 mph.
Softball – slow pitch arc, 40 mph.
Baseball – medium pitch, 50 mph.
Softball – slow pitch arc, 40 mph.
Baseball – fast pitch, 65 mph.
Softball – fast pitch, 60 mph.
Baseball – very fast pitch, 80 mph.

Batting Cage Rentals

Berens Park offers batting cages for rent. This is a great way for teams to get in some extra practice. Download Batting Cage Rental form.


1/2 Hour: $21
1 Hour: $36


  • Helmets with faceguard, softball and baseball bats are provided.
  • Batters must use helmets at all times.
  • Only one batter in the cage at a time.
  • Batters must wear shoes.
  • Batters must be at least 6 years old.


The Berens Concession Stand is open during The Hub hours of operation and also for special events. Enjoy a variety of food choices including popcorn, pizza, hot dogs, ice cream and much more. Food Packages for groups is available through the Concession Stand. For more information, check out our menu or contact the Hospitality Supervisor at (630) 782-4955 or by email.