Welcome to Crystal Lake Park District!
Our website features Online Registration as well as up-to-date information about our Programs & Special Events, and you can can easily locate any of our parks, facilities and amenities by visiting our Interactive Parks & Facilities Map.
Feel free to browse our site, it's very accessible & easy to navigate with most items available with only a single click of your mouse. Look around and enjoy the Crystal Lake Park District online experience, there is a lot to explore and even more to do!
We'd love to hear from you, so if you have any questions or comments, please feel free to call us at (815) 459-0680, or use our handy contact form. Stay connected with us on Facebook, sign up to receive our e-Newsletter, and check for surveys & questionnaires. Thank you for visiting, and we hope to see you soon!
Winter/Spring Brochure Delivery: The Winter/Spring Crystal Lake Park District brochure was delivered by mail to all residential addresses in the 60012 and 60014 zip codes on December 17. Online registration for both residents and non-residents is now open. Brochures are also available at the Crystal Lake Public Library, the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce, the Crystal Lake Park District Administration Building and Grand Oaks Recreation Center.
Hot Topics: Link to our press release archive, document library, virtual backpack, weather update, project updates and photo galleries.
Free Programs: Ladies Night at Park Place, Hound Town Halloween, Truck or Treat, Home School Expo, North Pole Calling and Letters From Santa, Health, Wellness & Fitness Expo, Park Place Bridal Fair, Kite Fest, Concerts in the Park, Movies in the Park, Summer Sundays at Colonel Palmer House, Blast on the Beach. New programs are added to this page throughout the year.
Ice Skating, Sledding and Cross Country Ski Information: Click here for information about sledding hills, ice skating and cross country ski areas.
- Virtual Backpack: The Virtual Backpack section contains printable flyers for programs that are currently being promoted. Make sure the programs you love aren't cancelled, print a flyer or post it on your social media pages and share it with your friends.
- Hill Farm Garden Plot Reservations: Beginning March 1, plots are available first come, first served to residents. Click here for more information.
- Register for the McHenry County Indoor Garage Sale: Registration is now open to purchase your vendor booth at the McHenry County Indoor Garage Sale, Saturday, April 5, 9 am-4 pm at Oak Industries, Crystal Lake. Click here for more information and to register. This event is co-sponsored by the Northwest Herald and the Crystal Lake Park District. Registration deadline: March 21.
- Would you like to subscribe to the Lake Management E-Newsletter?: Click here to subscribe to the Lake Management E-Newsletter and any of our other specific topic e-newsletters.
Our Mission Statement: A commitment to provide a safe leisure environment along with quality programs, parks, facilities and services, and to preserve and protect open land and water areas that will benefit and improve the quality of life for our residents now and in the future.