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Status of Park District During Phase 4 Mitigations

On February 1, 2021 the State of Illinois updated our region to Phase 4 mitigations of the Restore Illinois plan. So – What is open at the Park District?

Disc Golf Course, Park ‘n Bark Dog Park, Trails, and Open Green Space are Open! Maintain social distancing, gathering of groups of more than 50 is strictly prohibited, users should wash their hands thoroughly or use hand sanitizer often and face coverings are encouraged. 

All outdoor sports courts are closed for the season: Tennis, Pickleball, Outdoor Basketball Courts, Sand Volleyball Courts and Skatepark will re-open April 1, weather permitting. The Splash Pad and Community Gardens are closed for the season.

Playgrounds are open. Equipment is not sanitized. Use at your own risk. Hand sanitizer is recommended after use.

The Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center – The Oaks Fitness Center is open. In-person Group Fitness classes are being held. Virtual options are also available. Masks are required AT ALL TIMES while in the building, including while exercising. 

Open Gym is available for members only. Limit 3 per court. No contact or games, shoot around only. 2-hour limit. 

The Walking Track is currently open. Residents must have ID. Non-residents may also use the walking track for a daily fee of $3. If you have an unused punch card, please bring it in and we will update it for you. Masks are required AT ALL TIMES in the building, including while exercising. 

Please note the following important information about the Walking Track:

  • We have a new check in system. Every resident will need to show proof of residency and receive a new walking track card. Every resident must scan before heading to the track. This will be good for 1 year. After the year, residency must be provided again. Non-residents MUST stop at the Front Desk, sign in, and pay daily fee. 
  • Face coverings are required while you are in the building.  
  • The track will be for walking only. The middle lane is currently closed. Participants are to stay six feet apart unless you are in the same household.
  • Lockers will not be available for use but the coat rack will be available.
  • No gathering in groups in the building.