Quality of Life, Culture, & Community
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Quality of Life
Living in Lisle is as desirable as working in the village. An attractive selection of housing, well-maintained infrastructure, and quality public safety services create a satisfying environment.
The Morton Arboretum – The world renowned Morton Arboretum encompasses 1,700 acres of woodlands, wetlands, gardens, and innovative exhibits, such as the interactive Children’s Garden and the Maze Garden. The Morton Arboretum serves as the foundation of the Village’s brand, “The Arboretum Village.”
The Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex is home to the university’s football, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, baseball, softball, and track and field programs. The multi-million dollar facility is a collaborative effort between Benedictine University and the Village of Lisle.
Bicycle & Pedestrian Network provides a network of convenient and safe bicycle routes and walking paths in the community to encourage bicycling and walking as both a form of exercise and an alternative mode of transportation. The network is also part of the 191 miles of regional bikeways and trails regional trails of DuPage County contains approximately 191 miles of bikeways and trails.
PrairieWalk Pond is a 4.5 acre recreational area adjacent to Main Street, serves as the western gateway into Downtown Lisle. The site features lighted walking trails surrounding a 2-acre pond, dramatic colored fountains, a preserved wetland, gazebo, scenic overlooks, and beautiful native landscaping.
Lisle Park District – The Lisle Park District owns and maintains 447 acres which offer a variety of fun for everyone including:
Lisle Park District
The Lisle Park District provides a variety of leisure activities for people of all ages throughout the year. Park district facilities include the Recreation Center which houses Gentle Learning Preschool, SEASPAR, the Senior Center, and multipurpose rooms; Community Park Fitness; Sea Lion Aquatic Park; River Bend Golf Club; Wheatstack – A Midwestern Eatery & Tap; The Museums at Lisle Station Park and numerous neighborhood playgrounds and parks offering amenities such as tennis courts, basketball courts, ballfields, and picnic areas totaling over 400 acres. Community Park is the centerpiece of the Lisle Park District. This 110 acre park serves as a focal point for outdoor sports and special events in the Lisle area.
Lisle Library District
The Lisle Library District reaches over 26,000 patrons with events, programming and classes, and contains a rich collection of resources, audio-visual items, and technology and digital materials. It is constantly evolving to meet the dynamic needs of patrons, and serves as a place to research, study, experience cultural programming, grow in knowledge and gather as a community.