The Hub at Berens Park

2024 bookings for The Hub's facilities are now being accepted. Visit the Rentals page.

  • The Hub at Berens Park
  • The Hub at Berens Park
  • The Hub at Berens Park
  • Rentals at The Hub
  • Rentals at The Hub

Come play at The Hub at Berens Park. It features four batting cages, an 18-hole miniature golf course, a spray ground and a playground with youth and tot equipment.

Rent the spray ground and batting cages for your private event. The Hub also features the Lee A. Daniels Pavilion, with concessions and a party room available to rent.

Spray Ground

Open during the summer months, the 6,000-square-foot spray ground has nine exciting water features and is available for private rental.

  • 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 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older.
  • It will close if the temperature is below 65 degrees, lightning is spotted or there are other threatening weather conditions.

New this year - Super Pass

Get access unlimited access to The Hub Spray Ground, East End Pool and Norman P. Smalley Pool with the Super Pass. Available beginning February 1, 2024. Learn more >>.

Spray Ground Punch Cards

Make your visit to the spray ground a breeze with a punch card! Available for purchase at The Hub or Wagner Community Center during the summer, punch cards are available for residents only. 

Admission Fees

Type Fee
Resident Youth (age 2-16) $4
Resident Adult (16+) $6
Non-Resident Youth (age 2-16) $6
Non-Resident Adult (16+) $8
20 Visit Resident Punch Card $80


Batting Cages

Open during the summer months, hone your batting skills at any of our four cages with varying speeds. Baseball and softball settings are available. Beginners and professionals are welcome. You may use your own helmet and bat, if desired.

  • 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.

Rental Fees

Type Fee
30 Minutes $21
60 Minutes $36


Token (10 pitches/token) Fee
1 token $1
6 tokens $5
13 tokens $10
28 tokens $20


Batting Cage Speeds

  Softball Baseball
Cage 1 Slow pitch arc, 40 mph. Slow pitch, 45 mph.
Cage 2 Slow pitch arc, 40 mph. Medium pitch, 50 mph.
Cage 3 Slow pitch arc, 40 mph. Fast pitch, 65 mph.
Cage 4 Fast pitch, 60 mph. Very fast pitch, 80 mph.


Miniature Golf - Closed in 2024

 The miniature golf course will be closed in 2024 as Elmhurst Park District is planning improvements to the area. 

An 18-hole miniature golf course with water feature and practice green. It features a prairie landscape, similar to the one early settlers of Illinois found in this area. While playing a round of mini-golf, be sure to check out the "mini" prairie around you!

  • 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 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent/legal adult guardian.

Rentals at The Hub

Rentals at The Hub can be completed through online booking. The Rentals Page has more details on renting Lee Daniels Pavilion, The Hub's Tent, or the Spray Ground. 

For more information, contact The Hub or call (630) 993-8967.


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The Hub at Berens Park

493 N Oaklawn Ave
Elmhurst, IL 60126
United States

Outdoor amenities reopen May 25, 2024. Rental options available year-round.

May 25-Aug 17, 2024  
Spray Ground  
Daily 10am-4pm
Batting Cages & Concessions  
Mon-Thur 10am-7pm
Fri-Sun 10am-4pm
Memorial Day Noon-4pm
4th of July Noon-4pm
Labor Day Noon-4pm
Aug 17-Sept 29  
Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm
*Spray Ground closes Sept 2