Ruth and Henry Bettenhausen Park

Bettenhausen Park, acquired in 1975, consists of 8.42 beautiful acres focusing around sports and family fun. The park was dedicated to Ruth and Henry Bettenhausen who were instrumental in starting the first Recreation Commission for Tinley Park and acquired Memorial Park, the first park in the village. Adults and children alike will enjoy the offerings at Bettenhausen Park with its picnic areas and shelter, playground, baseball fields and volleyball court. The Challengers baseball field is ADA accessible.

This site includes: Callahan Field, Maloney Field, Miller Field and Murphy Field (Challengers)


Dawn - Dusk

Park District facilities with outdoor lighting may extend hours of use depending on use, need, and season.


Picnic Area & Shelter, Playground, Ball Fields (4), Soccer Field, Volleyball Court, Challenger Baseball Field (ADA Accessible)

Protect the Parks

The District takes great pride in providing safe, clean outdoor amenities for residents and visitors and our staff works hard to maintain the premises. If you see something unusual happening at a park, please notify us at 708-342-4200 or the Tinley Park Police Department at 708-532-9111. For information leading to the arrest and conviction of persons performing acts of vandalism or destruction within any park, there is a reward up to $500.