The Oasis Fun Center is the Niles Park District's recreational water park. The modern facility has something for all…More ages, including a zero-depth pool, splash fountains, a slide and water play features for toddlers, a large, curving slide, a lap area and diving boards.
There is also a concession stand, an area with picnic tables, a water fountain and men's and women's locker rooms. The daily fee is $8 for residents, $11 for non-residents.
The headquarters location for the Niles Park District, it houses the preschool and the banquet facilities.…More The golf course is adjacent, and the indoor tennis complex (Tam) and the fitness/track/gymnasium facility (Golfview) are nearby.
The park district has 25 locations overall, including 14 parks, one ice rink (Iceland), one water park (Oasis) and the aforementioned golf course and recreational buildings. It operates a restaurant and is a member of the Maine-Niles Association for Special Recreation, which provides recreation for patrons with special needs.
The park district is a unit of government with taxing authority. It is governed by a board of directors who meet monthly. The executive director is Joe LoVerde.
Some examples of recreational opportunities the district offers include swim classes (in summer), a licensed preschool for three- and four-year-olds, junior golf programs, a variety of summer camps for children, concerts in the park, hockey lessons and one of the largest youth basketball programs in the area. The district also plans seasonal special events.