Where can I find information on parks in Elgin?
The City of Elgin is proud to have 74 different parks, ranging in size from over 200 acres to less than a quarter acre. These parks include many amenities such as, athletic fields, picnic shelters, playgrounds, aquatic parks, skating parks, a band shell, basketball and tennis courts, a BMX track, a zoo, fishing areas, and natural areas. The city's park system also boasts a number of specialty parks including three quality golf courses, a sports complex, a nature center, an island in the Fox River, and nature preserves.

The major parks in Elgin are:
Lords Park, 325 Hiawatha Drive; Lords Park Pavilion, 100 Oakwood Blvd.
Trout Park, 580 Trout Park Blvd.
Wing Park, 1020 Wing Street

For more information on these or any other Elgin parks please visit the City of Elgin parks website or call 847-931-6123.Elgin Parks website

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1. Where can I get a Parks and Recreation Activity Guide?
2. How do I register for programs?
3. If I have an Elgin address, why am I charged non-resident rates?
4. What are the hours of operation for the outdoor pools?
5. Can I rent the pool for a private party?
6. Where can I find information on parks in Elgin?
7. How do I rent a picnic shelter?
8. When are the parks open?
9. When is Hawthorne Hill Nature Center open?
10. How do I get information about the Lords Park Pavilion and rental availability?
11. How do I reserve the bridge area at Lords Park for pictures, etc.
12. How do I get information about renting the gazebo on Walton Island?
13. How do I get information about reserving the bandshell at Wing Park?
14. How do I sign my child up for Little League?
15. Which number do I call for information regarding softball rainouts for the teams that play at the Elgin Sports Complex thru the Parks & Recreation department?
16. Who do I talk to regarding a tree that is on City property?
17. Who do I contact regarding getting a sound permit?