January 2020
Registration deadline is 3 days in advance
of program date unless noted otherwise
Winter-Spring Registration is Open
Winter-Spring programs and events begin January 2020. Use this helpful quick list to browse sections of the brochure that are of the most interest to you.

Click on sections below to go directly to that section of the activity guide.
January-February Special Events
Lippold Park, $185/team
A single elimination 16" Softball Tournament in the snow (hopefully).
Ages 4 & up
Colonel Palmer House, $25 per person
Register by Jan 31
2 BIG Special Events in February are dependent on ice conditions on Crystal Lake. Keep an eye out on our social media pages and crystallakeparks.org for updates on ice conditions and event registration.

Chili Open Golf Classic, Sat, Feb 8, 8 am-3:30 pm, Main Beach, $125/foursome
golfers play a 9-hole, par 32 round of golf on the frozen lake

Crystal Lake Park District Nature Center Ice Fishing Derby , Sun, Feb 9, 6 am-Noon, West Beach, $10 entry
cash prizes for adult & adult/child divisions, raffle prizes including ice shanty, auger propane heater and more
Ages 4-10 with adult
Sat, Feb 8, choice of 1-3 pm or 5-7 pm
Advance registration required by Jan 31
Grand Oaks, 1401 W. Route 176, Crystal Lake
$20 res/$25 non-res
Winter-Spring Programs Begin in January
Make sure your school can put a team on the court! Register today! Crystal Lake Park District Boys After School Basketball program for grades 4-6 at all District 47 Elementary Schools. Practice begins 1/21 or 1/24, 3:30-4:30 pm.
NEW monthly program series at Colonel Palmer House!
10 am-Noon at Colonel Palmer House, 660 E. Terra Cotta Avenue, Crystal Lake
Sat, Jan 18: Covered Wagon
Sat, Feb 15: Yarn Dolls
Sat, Mar 21: Tin Lanterns
Sat, Apr 18: Dipped Candles
With the release of our winter-spring activity guide, it's time to register for dance! Classes begin the week of January 13. Many dance styles to choose from, something for everyone ages 18 months-adult. Most classes participate in the end of season Recital in May.
New year, new you? Our group fitness and yoga classes can help get you there!
Session 1 begins January 6-January 13. Sign up for a fitness class and get 25% OFF an additional fitness class (details on page 45)

Fitness Classes: Bodypower, Pilates on the Mat, Barre Fitness, Bodytoning, Body Sculpting & Cardio, Zumba Gold, Zumba, Zumba/ZumbaToning
Yoga Classes: Qi Gong, Yoga, Meditation, Monday Morning Chanting, Kundalini Yoga, Beginning Yoga, Yin Yoga, Chair Yoga

NEW for 2020: Wine and Yoga (1/31, 2/28 and 3/27)
NEW Opportunity for Preschoolers Beginning in January 2020
3 & 4 Yr Old Afternoon Class
Tu/Wed/Th, 12:45-3:15 pm
Monthly Fee: $239 resident, $249 non-resident
Register online or in person at the Admin. Office, 1 E. Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake
Public Input Meeting

The Crystal Lake Park District is planning for interior renovations in several locations at Grand Oaks Recreation Center. Please attend an informal meeting to review preliminary plans.
Date/Time: Tu, Jan 7 at 7 pm
Location: Grand Oaks, 1401 W. Route 176, Crystal Lake
Park Report Print Crystal Lake Park District Print Newsletter

Look for your copy of the Park Report-Winter 2019 issue in the mail. All residences in the 60012 & 60014 zip codes will receive a copy.
Now Hiring
Do you have an interest in sharing your love of Nature? The Crystal Lake Park District is always looking for instructors.

Educate our community about the environment and nature! Instruct hands on activities with students young and old.
Teens, Retirees, Moms or Dads encouraged to apply. Experience not necessary, just a desire to give kids a positive introduction to the sport of basketball.

$10/Hour, Tu-Fri, After School,
beginning Jan 21, D47 Elementary Schools