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COVID-19: Facility & Program Status Update

3/29/21-  Due to decreasing COVID-19 positivity rates and hospitalizations, our region is now in Phase 4.  The guidelines allow:

For DCEO Phase 4 Revitalization Guidelines, click here. 
For DCEO All Sports Guidelines, click here 

To keep you and our staff safe, please remember to wear your mask and practice social distancing while participating in our indoor and outdoor programs. The Park District will continue to closely follow this evolving situation and guidance from our State, County, and City officials. Stay up-to-date with the latest information on this dedicated COVID-19 web page and our Facebook page.  

Health and Safety: Priority One

We must all do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19. Our residents’ health and safety are and always will be our top priority. Rest assured, we are committed to continuing recreational opportunities within the mitigation guidelines to keep you and your family active while also keeping you safe and healthy. Together, we can help flatten the number of COVID-19 cases and allow our Park District to return all in-person recreational activities and programs safely and responsibly to our facilities for the social, emotional, and physical well-being of the community. 

Below are the details on how the Park District is responding to the new mitigation orders.

Registered Programs 

For any Winter programs that did not start on the original start date, customer accounts are credited a pro-rated amount for the number of sessions missed. For all programs that were canceled in their entirety, customer accounts are credited the amount of the program or a customer may request a refund. If you have questions regarding your account, please contact

For General Park District Questions: 847.831.3810 or

For Scholarship/Financial Aid Options:

Spring Program Brochure

Our Spring digital program brochure offers a bounty of virtual, and outdoor programs as well as one-on-one private instruction opportunities to keep you and your family safe and active throughout the Spring.   Registration is going on now!

View the brochure and register, here.  


Facility Status

Centennial Ice Arena

Contact: 847.432.4790 or

Deer Creek Racquet Club

Contact: 847.433.5450 or

Doubles Play is allowed.

    1. Demo racquets are not available.
    2. Any cancelled classes during Tier 2 & 3 mitigation are credited to your Park District account. 

Please remember, a face mask is required at all times and maintain social distancing during water breaks.  Please follow these important guidelines


Recreation Center of Highland Park 

Contact: 847.579.4554 or

West Ridge Center

Contact: 847.831.3810 or


          Contact:  Athletics – 847.579.3198 or

Heller Nature Center

Contact: 847.433.6901 or

Rosewood Beach Interpretive Center 

         Contact: 847.433.6901 or

Highland Park Fieldhouse

Contact:  Golf – 847.433.3422 or
                  Athletics – 847.579.3198 or

Highland Park Golf Learning Center

Contact: 847.433.3422 or

Sunset Valley Golf Club

Contact: 847.432.7140 or

Embrace the Great Outdoors

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


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

Happy and Healthy at Home 

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.  

Keeping You Informed

We know how important recreation, sports, and fitness are for our residents’ social, emotional, and physical well-being. We appreciate your flexibility and patience during these trying and unprecedented times and hope you and your family remain safe and healthy in the coming days.

Our Emergency Operations Team is working with our local, state, and federal authorities with the primary goal of keeping our customers, residents, and staff safe and healthy. Updates will be provided on this website, on the Park District Facebook page, and via email.   To subscribe to our emails, click here

Do Your Part

Remember to prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including COVID -19, consistently follow the Lake County Health Department guidelines:

If you have any COVID-19 questions, call the Illinois COVID-19 hotline at (800) 889-3931 or email You may also want to consider signing up for updates from the Lake County Health Department at

As the local, state, and national landscapes continue to evolve, the Park District will remain vigilant and continue to keep you informed.