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Briarwood Park & Shana Ellman Playground

Briarwood Park
Briarwood Park Nature Area
Briarwood Park Playground
Briarwood Park Playground
Picnic tables at Briarwood Park
Swings at Briarwood Park Playground
Basketball at Briarwood Park
Briarwood Park Soccer Fields
Baseball field at Briarwood Park
Briarwood Basketball Courts
Tennis Courts at Briarwood Park

Location

Greenbriar Drive & Eastwood
Deerfield, IL 60015

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Acreage/Park Size

7.69 / 11.96


Amenities

  • Ball Diamond
  • Basketball Court
  • Ice Skating (Outdoor)
  • Nature Walk
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground Equipment
  • Soccer Field
  • Tennis Courts (Outdoor-Lined for Pickleball)
  • Walking/Biking Path



History

  • 1965 Received a deed to land which became Briarwood Park
  • 1971 Referendum passed to purchase Briarwood Nature Preserve
  • 1976 Department of Conservation grant received to purchase Briarwood Nature Preserve
  • 1987 Shana Ellman Memorial Playground installed
  • 2003 Briarwood basketball courts constructed and renovation of Briarwood Park Playground
  • 2004 Master plan created for Briarwood Nature Area
  • 2009 Installed porous paver parking lot at Briarwood Nature Area and received streambank and wetland restoration grant from Lake County Stormwater Management
  • 2015 Briarwood Park basketball and tennis courts renovated
  • 2017 Briarwood Park Playground renovated