530 B Farragut Ave.
Building 27
Great Lakes, IL 60088
USO Great Lakes is located on the second floor of BLDG 27
Hours of Operation

Hours as of 2 August 2022
Monday-Friday: 1200-1900

USO Great Lakes will be closing at 1700 on Monday, 29 August to celebrate our volunteers

Upcoming Events

  1. USO Tickets for Troops: Chicago Bears Training Camp 

    USO Illinois Administrative Offices

    Halas Hall 1920 Football Dr. Lake Forest, IL 60045

    Football Pre-Season Has Arrived!!! Da Bears!

    Aug 21st, 2022 9:00 AM CDT ( 900R)

  2. USO Entertainment: Q&A with V.E. Schwab 

    USO Illinois Administrative Offices


    Join the USO for a live discussion and Q&A with #1 New York Times bestselling author V.E. Schwab on Monday, August 22nd at 11am EST/8am PT.

    Aug 22nd, 2022 10:00 AM CDT (1000R)

  3. USO Great Lakes: Netflix & Nachos 

    USO Great Lakes Center

    530 B Farragut Ave. Building 27 Great Lakes, IL 60088

    Join USO Great Lakes every Tuesday in August for Netflix and Nachos! We’ve got the toppings and the streaming services, so come on in, kick up your shoes, and binge on TV and nachos!

    Aug 23rd, 2022 12:00 PM CDT (1200R)

  4. USO Transitions: USO Careers 

    USO Illinois Administrative Offices


    Considering a career at the USO? Join us to learn about the many employment opportunities available & what it could be like to be a part of our team! #usotransitions

    Aug 23rd, 2022 6:00 PM CDT (1800R)

  5. USO Transitions: Navigating VA Home Loans Workshop with Mutual of Omaha 

    USO Illinois Administrative Offices


    Have questions about your VA Home Loan Benefits? Join the USO on August 24 at 11am EST/8am PT as we bring in the experts to assist! #usotransitions

    Aug 24th, 2022 10:00 AM CDT (1000R)


About this Location

USO Great Lakes is a comfortable place for rest, relaxation, and recreation. All amenities are offered at no cost to active duty, guard, and reserve military service members and their dependents. Retired military service members are able to use the facility on a space available basis.

The center features several lounge areas with big screen TVs, pool tables, table tennis, foosball, board games, XBOX gaming systems, and an e-gaming room. There is also a state-of-the-art music room featuring guitars, drums, and a mixing board.

USO Great Lakes also hosts a variety of events. This includes our famous No-Dough Dinners. These are a FREE meals from caterers such as Mission BBQ, Olive Garden, Dominos, Cracker Barrel, Popeyes, Wing Stop, and others. Visit the Illinois.USO.org/events for more information on upcoming events happening at USO Great Lakes and around the state.

If you’re new to the USO Great Lakes location, check out our PCS Guide to learn all the Great Lakes tips and tricks.

Amenities at this Location

Food & Beverages
  • Beverages
  • Coffee & Tea
  • Daily Meals
  • Snack Bar
  • Snacks
  • CAC Readers
  • Charging Stations
  • Computers & Laptops
  • Desks & Work Areas
  • Printers
  • Video Chat
  • Wi-Fi
Multimedia & Gaming
  • Billiards
  • Board & Table Games
  • E-gaming Room
  • Foosball
  • Gaming computers
  • Karaoke
  • Lawn Games
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Ping Pong
  • Playing Cards
  • Streaming Services (Hulu, Netflix, HBO, ESPN)
  • TV & Cable
  • Xbox One
Rest & Relaxation
  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Changing Station
  • Bathrooms
  • Children’s Play Area
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Music Room & Instruments
  • Sleeping & Quiet Area
  • Special Event Space
  • Sports Lounge
  • Toiletries
Services & Information
  • Local Information
  • Lost & Found
  • Meeting Rooms

Programs at this Location

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