Pools, playgrounds, promotions & public sessions
(July 17, 2020) The Skokie Park District is now in Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan. The following are reminders and updates for this week. 
The Skokie Water Playground is open!

Skokie's premiere outdoor summer fun spot is open and will stay open, coronavirus mitigation and weather permitting, through August 16.

Residents of Skokie may purchase admission tickets for open swim and lap swim sessions, and may purchase tickets up to five days in advance. Non-Residents may purchase any remaining session tickets on the day of visit. 

For special COVID-19 rules and procedures, click here.
Swim Lessons will begin on July 20 at the Skokie Water Playground. 

Staff promotions at the Skokie Park District

Since the November 2019 selection of Michelle Tuft as the district's executive director, the following staff have been promoted within the Skokie Park District.

In January, Jon Marquardt was appointed as the district's superintendent of facilities. Click here to read more.

In April, Breanne Labus was chosen as the district's superintendent of recreation. Click here to read more.

This week, Mary Amato was named as the Weber Leisure Center manager. Click here to read more.

Please observe playground guidelines

While park district playgrounds are now open, we are aware that not everyone has been responsibly following the guidelines for usage. (Unfortunately, it is not feasible for district staff to enforce these rules 24/7 throughout our 45 parks.) With that said, please know that we will continue to monitor the situation for the safety of all Skokie residents, adapting the district's playground usage guidelines if needed, up to and including re-closing all playgrounds.  

Again, please be advised that playground equipment is not sanitized, therefore patrons use playgrounds at their own risk and under the following rules:
  • Maintain a distance of at least 6-feet from others at all times.
  • When in the presence of those not in your stay-at-home group, wear a mask (covering your mouth and nose).
  • Carry hand sanitizer and sanitize frequently, and immediately after touching equipment.
Skating public sessions are back

Skatium Ice Arena summer public skating sessions are now available, with Phase 4 COVID-19 guidelines in place and tickets only available in advance, online.

Weekends through August 15, 2020
Saturdays, 1:30-3 p.m. / Sundays, 12:30-2 p.m.

Rules for entering the Skatium:
  • Face masks are required to enter building
  • Face masks are strongly recommended while skating
  • No spectators allowed in the building!
  • Parents will not be allowed to accompany their children inside the building unless they are also skating. 
  • Limit of 50 skaters per session
Public Skating Fees
All Ages: $6
Skate Rental: $3

Advance tickets only!
Public skate admission tickets and skate rental tickets must be purchased online before arriving at the rink.
Purchase tickets here.

Group golf lessons now available
There is no better time to learn to golf than the present! Group golf lessons are now available. Click here to register!

Please note that golf offerings listed in the Summer 2020 Brochure have been modified or cancelled.

Register for Summer Camp 2.0! 

Registration is still open for Summer Camp 2.0 and other Skokie Park District programs. 

Summer Camp is now in progress.

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