Connect with Elgin

We create community through people, parks and programs.

 2015 Summer     Online Registration Site 
Registration Form

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, afterschool 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.   
If you prefer to download a PDF version, click on the Program Brochure link on the blue ribbon

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


News & 

HH 10 yr
Hawthorne Hill Nature Center Celebrates 10 Years!  - Come out and celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Hawthorne Hill Nature Center at this FREE family-friendly event held on July 12th, 2:00 - 5:00 pm! Read on...

Summer Lunch
Kids Summer Lunches Even Better This Year!  - “Empowering kids to be healthy and smart, from the inside out!” is the theme for this year’s Summer Lunch Program. Elgin Parks & Recreation, Northern IL Food Bank, non-profits and churches are joining together to provide nutritious lunches to Elgin youth. Read on...

Donate Now
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]