Golfers of all ages and abilities consider the Crystal Lake Park District Lippold Park Family Golf Center the perfect location to improve all aspects of their game, including a dedicated short game area. A restored wetland and wildlife area with walking and biking trails uniquely surrounds the entire facility.

Features include:

  • 40 lighted tee areas
  • 60,000 square foot putting green
  • fairway bunker
  • chipping green
  • two-18-hole miniature golf courses
  • clubhouse
  • concessions


The Crystal Lake Park District offers junior and adult golf lessons and clinics during the summer (June, July, August) at the Lippold Park Family Golf Center on Route 176 in Crystal Lake. Lessons range from beginner to advanced.

Lessons/Clinics feature:

  • golf equipment
  • basic etiquette
  • safety
  • rules
  • full swing mechanics
  • short game (chipping, pitching and putting)