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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.
  Winter Guide

2016 Fall Brochure
 


Tobacco OrdinanceNo Smoking

The City of Elgin is committed to making our community a healthy place to live, work and recreate. To help achieve that vision, the City Council recently passed an ordinance banning all tobacco substances from most of the city’s parks and recreation facilities. The only exceptions to this tobacco ban are the three city golf courses, Festival Park lawn area during concerts, and the sports complex softball fields during adult programs and events. Banning tobacco substances from our parks strives to achieve several benefits, including elimination of second hand smoke, reduction in the amount of park litter and most importantly positive role models for the young people that use the city's parks and recreation facilities. All residents and users of our parks are encouraged to help us to spread the word of this new ordinance. If you wish to read the full

ordinance, you can find it here (Chapter 9.50.030 - Ordinance No. G48-15). 
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Santa Dinner
Dinner with Santa  - Bring the kids in for dinner and an evening of holiday fun, paint an ornament with Brushed Chicago, a sing-along and a visit with Santa. Don't forget to bring your camera for a picture with Santa! Read on...

Golf courses closing
Golf courses closing for the season soon  - Wing Park Golf Course closes November 24 & will reopen in the Spring. The Highlands of Elgin and Bowes Creek Country Club close December 5 (weather dependent) and reopen in the Spring. Both restaurants Porters Pub and the Grumpy Goat remain open. Read on...

Holiday Hours  - The Parks and Rec Admin Offices will be closed:
Thanksgiving Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve Day
Christmas Day
New Year's Eve
New Year's Day


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