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Thanksgiving Holiday

11/20/20 – Thanksgiving will look and feel a little different for us all, but we hope you find a way to celebrate by putting health and safety first and surrounding yourself with good vibes and good food.   

Below are the Park District Thanksgiving holiday weekend facility hours.  We have also included a list of outdoor activity ideas and details on our Happy and Healthy at Home activity and video library.   

Whatever your plans for the holiday weekend, please celebrate safely by following the CDC holiday guidelines 

For information on the Park District response to the new COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigation Restrictions, click here

Wishing you and your family good health and happiness this Thanksgiving. 


Centennial Ice ArenaWed, Nov 25 - Sun, Nov 29
Deer Creek Racquet ClubThu, Nov 26: Closed
*Fri, Nov 27: 6:30am - 3pm
*Sat, Nov 28 & Sun, Nov 29: 7:30 am - 4 pm

*Singles-play only court reservations & PCT and one-on-one private lessons.
Heller Nature CenterThu, Nov. 26 - Sun, Nov 29
Building is closed
Trails are open from 7:30 am - Dusk
Before you head out for our trails, please review our important Trail Guidelines.
Recreation Center of Highland ParkThu, Nov 26 - Sun, Nov 29
*Outdoor Group Fitness Only

* For a limited time, all Outdoor Group Fitness Classes are FREE. Reservations are required. For more information, class schedules, and reservations, click here.
Sunset Valley Golf Club
Open Daily (weather permitting) 8am - 4pm
West Ridge CenterThu, Nov 26 - Sun, Nov 29
Highland Park Golf Learning Center Thu, Nov 26: Closed
*Fri, Nov 27: 10am - 4:30pm
*Sat, Nov 28: 9am - 4:30pm
*Sun, Nov 29: 9am - 4:30pm
*Weather Permitting

Embrace the Great Outdoors

If you and your family are looking for fun things to do close to home over the holidays, we encourage you to take time out to:

Remember to follow health and safety guidelines when outside your home:

Check the Park District website this winter for status updates on the sled hill at Danny Cunniff Park, outdoor skating at Sunset Woods Park, and cross-country skiing at Heller Nature Center.

Happy & Healthy at Home Videos and Activities

While our in-person programs and activities are paused as a result of the State and City COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigation Orders, enjoy our Happy and Healthy at Home library of over 100 videos and activities designed to keep you active, entertained, and healthy.

Get your workout in with Recreation Center fitness instructors, practice your tennis swing with our pros from Deer Creek Racquet Club and Sunset Valley, learn something new with your family with our ParkSchool and Heller teachers, and so much more.