The Gurnee Police and Fire Departments offer free child safety seat inspections in order to assist parents in protecting the lives of the Village's youngest residents. The Village currently has multiple certified child safety seat technicians who will inspect, instruct, and correct improperly installed child safety seats.

Child Safety Seat Inspection events are scheduled during the year and posted to this page. Additionally, residents who wish to take advantage of this service, or who have any questions regarding child safety seats, should call or visit: 

  • Gurnee Police Station
    100 N. O'Plaine Road
    (847) 599-7000
  • Gurnee Fire Station #1
    4580 Old Grand Avenue
    (847)599-6600
  • Gurnee Fire Station #2
    6581 Dada Drive
    (847) 599-6650

The Police & Fire Departments urge the community on the importance and necessity of restraining their children in child passenger safety seats, as well as guidelines to help them select the child safety seats that would be best for their vehicles. Please visit the following websites to learn more:

2017 Events

Saturday, June 17th
Toys R Us
6050 Gurnee Mills Circle E
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, June 20th
Viking Park
Children's Concert
4374 Old Grand Ave.
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 22nd
Hunt Club Park
Largest Free Swimming Lesson
900 N. Hunt Club Rd.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Tuesday, June 27th
Sam’s Club
6570 Grand Ave.
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Monday, July 10th
Warren-Newport Public Library
224 N. O'Plaine Rd.
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Saturday, July 15th

Hunt Club Park
Fishing Derby
900 N. Hunt Club Rd.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 18th
Viking Park
Children's Concert
4374 Old Grand Ave.
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 22nd
Toys R Us
6050 Gurnee Mills Circle E
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Monday, July 31st

Betty Russell Park
Recycling/Car Seat Event w/Little Lake Co.
5300 Pinewood Rd.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 1st
Viking Park
Children's Concert
4374 Old Grand Ave.
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 12th
Gurnee Days/Police Dept. Open House
100 N. O'Plaine Rd.
Time TBD

Friday, September 15th
Hunt Club Park
Touch-a-Truck Event
900 N. Hunt Club Rd.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 23rd
Target
Seat Check Saturday
6601 Grand Avenue
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.