Through the Park District, memorial trees and park benches can be purchased in memory of a loved one, to commemorate a special occasion, to honor an outstanding accomplishment or as a gift that will last a lifetime. Individuals, groups and organizations are all invited to participate in this program. Printable list of all District parks and their amenities.
Each tree purchase comes with a commemorative certificate and an engraved leaf added to the Memorial Tree display in the lobby of the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center.
The cost of a memorial tree is $350, which includes purchase, planting maintenance, the certificate and gold leaf. You can request the type of tree and the park where you would like it planted. The exact location is determined by the Park District based on need and availability. Trees are planted in the spring and fall each year. Orders for the current year must be submitted no later than September 1.
A memorial bench purchase comes with an engraved plaque attached to the bench and a commemorative certificate.
The cost of a memorial bench is $1,800, which includes purchase, installation, maintenance, the certificate and plaque. You can request the park where you would like the bench placed. The exact location is determined by the Park District based on need and availability. Orders for the installation of a bench in the current year must be submitted no later than September 1.
If you have any questions, please call 708-342-4200.
Purchase a Memorial Tree or Bench
If you would like to purchase a Memorial Tree or bench, please complete the order form and return it to:
Tinley Park-Park District
8125 W. 171st Street
Tinley Park, IL 60477
Order forms are also available at Bettenhausen Recreation Center, 8125 W. 171st Street in Tinley Park.
Shade and Ornamental Trees
AMERICAN BLAZE MAPLE
REDMOND AMERICAN LINDEN
AUTUMN GOLD GINKO
KENTUCKY COFFEE TREE
EASTERN WHITE PINE
COLORADO BLUE SPRUCE