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Bike Month

 We create community through people, parks and programs.   

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Summer Registration starts May 1!
  2016 Summer
The City of Elgin Parks and Recreation department offers recreational activities for all ages. Program opportunities include everything from swimming, golf, and fitness to ceramics, dance, and yoga. Plus, we offer preschool classes, after-school programs and a variety of camps. To view the full array of programs and activities check out our latest program guide or click on the register online icon.   

To pick up a copy of our brochure the locations are listed on the Resources and Information page.

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News & 

Fox Trot
2016 Elgin Valley Fox Trot Registration Closing  - Online registration for the 39th annual Elgin Valley Fox Trot closes at midnight on Wednesday, May 25. In-person registration as well as bib and t-shirt pick-up will be available at The Centre of Elgin’s fieldhouse on Friday and Saturday, May 27 and 28. Read on...

Fish for Fun
IKES Fish for Fun  - When was the last time you took your children or grandchildren fishing? Well, here is your chance! Fish for Fun, held on June 4th from 9 - 11 am at Hawthorne Hill Nature Center, features a fishing derby for youths 15 years and younger. Read on...

Park Activities  - If you enjoy outdoor activities, visit one of our many parks that offer tennis, basketball, swimming, playgrounds, picnic shelters, and much more. To see where each park is located and what amenities are offered, go to Discover Elgin Parks. Read on...

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Welcome to Elgin's Parks and Recreation. The youth of today are our community leaders of tomorrow. Your support can help build stronger, more involved, and connected leaders that will shape our community. Please consider investing in our community by giving a child the opportunity to participate in programs that can provide them with lifelong benefits. [Read More]