Cancellations and Status Updates

Cancellations and Status Updates,

Status Updates


Due to the rapidly evolving developments and public health implications in the potential spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and our responsibility to the general public well-being, areas of the Park District are currently closed as a public health precaution in response to the recommendations from the CDC and the Illinois Department of Public Health.  All public access to these areas with respect to programs, services, and facilities were suspended effective Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 6pm. Posted re-opening dates are pending no setbacks per the phases of the Governor's Restore Illinois Plan.


See our current activity brochure for a full list of available programs and classes.


The Pavilion - tennis courts will be unavailable on Saturday, October 17 from 8am-5pm due to the Pumpkin Patch event. The nearest alternate courts are at Clark Park or see our interactive map for more locations. The Pavilion Main Entrance will be closing for improvement construction October 19-22, 2020. Please use the entrances by Garden Terrace or the Aquatics Center during this timeframe.

Pavilion Fitness is open for fitness members. Learn more about the changes on their website.

Pavilion Aquatics Center is open for aquatic member lap swimming. Learn more about the changes on their website.

Audubon Indoor Skate Park opened Fri, October 2, 2020. Visit their website.

Sheila Ray Adult Center opened September 8, 2020. Learn more about the changes on their website.

Elk Grove Park District Preschool is open for 3's & 4's classes.  Visit their website.  Please note: The Hattendorf Park will not be available to the public from the hours of 7:30am - 3:30pm, Mon-Fri for the safety of our children.

Garden Terrace at the Pavilion is accepting party bookings of 50 or less guests. Visit their website.

Fox Run Golf Links golf course is open with new safety guidelines. Visit the website to book a tee time online or call the ProShop at (847) 228-3544 for booking with Elk Grove resident prices.

Rainbow Falls Waterpark will remain closed for the 2020 Summer Season. 

Pirates' Cove Children's Theme Park is closed for the 2020 season.

Jumps n' Jiggles & Carousel is closed until further notice. 2021 Carousel Parties are being booked for groups of up to 50 people.

All other facilities are currently closed until further notice. 

Parks Updates

Park amenities including basketball courts, inline hockey rinks, outdoor skate park and playgrounds are open.

Fountain Square Park splashpad is closed. Visit the webpage for hours of operation.

Tennis Courts are open for singles and doubles match play. Please abide by the rules posted. 

The park adjacent to the Hattendorf Center is not available to the public from 7:30am-5:30pm, Monday through Friday due to program use.

Roosevelt Park: Beary Landscaping is at Roosevelt Park Mon, October 16, 2020 and the majority of the week.

Johnson Park: we have hired a company to provide Canada goose control services.  Wild Goose Chase, Inc. provides goose management services to minimize the goose population and the issues that they cause utilizing a trained dog to chase the geese out of the park.  Wild Goose Chase, Inc. will be visiting the park at least once daily and will be working through the end of 2020.

Al Hattendorf Park: Please be advised that the contractor, Hacienda Landscaping will be continuing work on the OSLAD Park Improvement Project through mid November.

By the State of Illinois order, individuals may leave their residence to engage in outdoor activity such as walking, hiking, running, or biking and may go to public parks and open outdoor recreation areas if they comply with the Social Distancing Requirements however some playgrounds are closed due to programming.

Frequently Asked Questions During the COVID-19 Closure

Is Pavilion Fitness Open?

Pavilion Fitness Center reopened Monday, June 29, 2020 in accordance with Phase 4 of the Governor's Reopening Plan. Learn more about the reopening and modifications on the Pavilion Fitness website

Is Fox Run Golf Links Open?

Fox Run Golf Links operations resumed May 1, 2020. Visit the Fox Run Golf Links website for updates. We are now booking for foursomes. The Pro Shop and Fox Run Driving Range are now open. Social Distancing practices are in place at the facilities.

How do I receive a credit for programs, rentals and memberships during the closures?

All cancelled programs are being credited to your RecTrac account unless you have been contacted by a Coordinator to make alternate arrangements. You can request a refund by contacting Customer Service at 847-437-9494. Rentals that were scheduled during the Executive Order mandate are being handled individually. We are not charging cancellation or rescheduling fees at this time. 

Please note: In some instances credits will be issued in the form of a check regardless of initial form of payment.

Why is the Elk Grove Park District taking these precautions?

The Elk Grove Park District takes the health and well-being of our community very seriously. We are following all directives from the CDC (Center for Disease Control), IDPH (Illinois Department of Public Health.  We also are following all guidelines set forth by the National, State and Local governmental agencies.

Are the parks and playgrounds open?

All parks and open spaces are open for public use. Playgrounds, basketball courts, inline hockey rinks, and the outdoor skatepark are open as of Fri, June 26, 2020. Fountain Square Park splashpad is also now open through Labor Day. We also recommend that you practice social distancing when you are in any of the parks.

If I have a rental scheduled during the closure what should I do?

You can contact our Superintendent of Facilities at 847-228-3487 or using our contact form. We will do our best to return your call or email between the hours of 9am-5pm Monday-Friday