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Lippold Park is a site of incredible recreation facilities to accommodate every athletic interest, passive and active!
Lippold Park, located just west of Route 14 on Route 176, has become the home to a multitude of park district programs, activities and events on a daily basis. It is a 310 acre mixed use park featuring hiking trails, a disc golf course, eight baseball fields, four softball fields with entire infields of synthetic turf, nine irrigated soccer fields, three football fields, Hound Town Dog Park, sand volleyball courts, concession stands 3+ miles of biking/walking trails including the Walt Herrick Sr. Trail and sixty acres of ponds and wetlands.
Skate Park and Batting Cages
Located on Route 176, just West of Route 14 in Crystal Lake
Featuring a half pipe, quarter pipe, 4' bank, skate table, grind bench, two step pad, kinked rail, flat grind rail and round grind rail. Also featuring a large pyramid consisting of a pyramid island, banked ramps, pyramid rails and pyramid stairs. All these items on a 75' x 120' concrete pad. No charge.
The new batting cage system features four token-operated dual function cages with fastpitch baseball and slow pitch softball in every tunnel. Call (815) 459-0680, ext. 333 for general batting cage information. During regular office hours, contact Don Self at (815) 459-0680, ext. 217 for batting cage group reservations and information.
Outdoor Fitness Area
Featuring eight pieces of exercise equipment designed for outdoor use and for all ages and abilities. You can improve your strength, cardiovascular, flexibility, balance and coordination by working out in the outdoor fitness area. No charge.
All of the new facilities are located amongst native wetlands in beautiful Lippold Park. Restrooms, drinking fountains, a rain shelter, a playground, parking, the disc golf course and the Boncosky Softball Complex are nearby. All areas are unsupervised. Safety guidelines are posted - use equipment at your own risk.