Lake Park/Main Beach

Located at

300 Lakeshore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL


300 Lake Shore Drive on the eastern shore of Crystal Lake - 27 Acres

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Commonly known as Main Beach, Lake Park is Crystal Lake's first park and definitely one of the recreation jewels of the Crystal Lake Park District. It is home to a number of amenities including: a bath house, fishing pier, boat launch, picnic areas and band stage, boat rental facility, three basketball courts, a ball diamond used by Crystal Lake Little League, concessions, parking lot and groomed ice skating area in the winter. A new playground made a debut in 2017. Rental boats are available for patrons to explore Crystal Lake. Main Beach recreational facility and historic bath house is the original site of the Park District's administrative offices. The Pavilion Room is currently used for large Park District programs including fitness and self-defense, many special events and is available for private rentals.

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  • ADA Accessible
  • Basketball Court
  • Community Room(s)
  • Field House
  • Lake/Pond/Creek
  • Open Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground Equipment
  • Restrooms
  • Shelter/Pavilion
  • Sports Field Area
  • Swimming