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About Parks and Rec
Elgin Parks and Recreation is a department within the City of Elgin and is responsible for all recreation programming, park development, rental of picnic shelters, and the operation of the following facilities:
The Centre of Elgin
Eastside Recreation Center
Hawthorne Hill Nature Center
Lords Park Family Aquatic Center
Wing Park Family Aquatic Center
Bowes Creek Country Club
The Highlands of Elgin
Wing Park Golf Course
Elgin Sports Complex
Lords Park Pavilion
 Centre of Elgin

Mission Statement
The mission of the Elgin Parks and Recreation Department is to provide recreational experiences, protect environmental resources, foster human development, increase cultural unity, promote health and wellness, support economic development, strengthen safety and security, facilitate community problem-solving, and enhance our community.

Vision Statement
We create community through people, parks, and programs

Core Values

Contact Info
Elgin Parks & Recreation Department
100 Symphony Way
Elgin, IL  60120

847-931-6123 (Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm)

Holiday Hours
 The Centre of Elgin and Eastside Recreation Center
 New Year's Day Closed
 Easter Sunday Closed
 Memorial Day Closed
 Independence Day Closed
 Labor Day Closed
 Thanksgiving Day Closed
 Day after Thanksgiving 5 am - Noon
 Christmas Eve Day 5 am - Noon
 Christmas Day Closed
 New Year's Eve Day 5 am - Noon