PrairieWalk Pond & Dragonfly Landing

Dragonfly Landing Splash Pad is now CLOSED for the season, it will reopen Memorial Day 2019.  The play area remains open.

PrairieWalk Pond provides diverse recreational activities for people of all ages, while serving as a storm water retention basin that supports Downtown Lisle redevelopment. It is located just west of Main Street in Downtown Lisle at the intersection of Garfield Avenue and Burlington Avenue. Throughout the seasons, the colors of the prairie are on display in more than 100 varieties of grasses, flowers and trees. In 2016, the site was certified as Monarch Butterfly Waystation #14864. 
 
 
The French Market takes place on Garfield Avenue (adjacent to the pond) on Saturdays from May through the end of September from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. To learn more, click here
   
Dragonfly Landing is a nature-themed children's play area located at the northeast portion of the site. It contains a free splash pad (that is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day), a play area and a gathering place.  
     
PLEASE NOTE, DURING MEMORIAL DAY THROUGH LABOR DAY, THE SPLASH PAD FEATURES ARE TURNED ON AT 11 AM AND ARE TURNED OFF AT 7 PM DAILY.  ACTIVATING THE SPLASH PAD FEATURES BEFORE OR AFTER THESE TIMES WILL NOT TURN THE FEATURES ON.

Detailed Information


The free splash pad will open Memorial Day weekend and remain open through Labor Day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. To view detailed splash pad information, click here.   
      
   

Sustainable Elements of PrairieWalk Pond 


This site's nature theme reflects Lisle's brand as "The Arboretum Village." Sustainable components include: 

  • A green roof
  • A preserved wetland
  • A stormwater management system
  • Educational signage
  • LED lighting
  • Native landscaping
  • Permeable pavers
  • Water conservation elements
  • Water timers