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 12 September
Tuesday-Friday: 1200-1900

USO Great Lakes will be closed on Thursday, 22 September for Mickey Finn's After Dark in LIbertyville

Upcoming Events

  1. USO Great Lakes: Pancakes & Prevention 

    USO Great Lakes Center

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

    Join USO Great Lakes & Fleet and Family for Pancakes and Prevention! We will have purple pancakes in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and provide resources for support at Naval Station Great Lakes.

    Oct 7th, 2022 4:00 PM CDT (1600R)

  2. USO Great Lakes: Rocket League Tournament 

    USO Great Lakes Center

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

    Join USO Great Lakes & CSADD Great Lakes for our weekly gaming tournament featuring Rocket League in our E-Gaming Room! This tournament will also be streamed to our large screen TV for patrons to cheer on their favorite players.

    Oct 11th, 2022 5:30 PM CDT (1730R)

  3. USO Great Lakes: Cap'n Crunch's Carnival Dinner 

    USO Great Lakes Center

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

    Join USO Great Lakes and PepsiCo Valor for Cap'n Crunches Carnival Dinner! This event features FREE Portillo’s courtesy of PepsiCo Valor. We will also have carnival games run by CSADD, and a photobooth for an opportunity to take a picture with the C…

    Oct 13th, 2022 5:00 PM CDT (1700R)

  4. USO Military Youth Program: Family Fall Festival 

    USO Illinois Administrative Offices

    Richardson Adventure Farm 909 English Prairie Road Spring Grove, IL 60081

    Join USO Illinois as we get outside to enjoy a family fun outing at the Richardson Adventure Farm in Spring Grove, thanks to the generosity of the Chicago Blackhawks! Wind your way around the largest corn maze, watch pig races or go on a hay ride! I…

    Oct 16th, 2022 12:00 PM CDT (1200R)

  5. USO MVP: Live Discussion and Q&A with Bridgerton author, Julia Quinn 

    Virtual Event

    Join the USO for a live discussion and Q&A with Bridgerton author Julia Quinn to discuss “The Viscount Who Loved Me” on Monday, October 17, at 8pm EST/5pm PT. Register and submit your questions here: usomvp.org/JuliaQuinn

    Oct 17th, 2022 7:00 PM CDT (1900R)


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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