Crystal Lake Park District Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Fri March 13, 2020

Based on the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19 and the current projections from public health officials about the potential spread and severity of this virus, the Crystal Lake Park District has made the decision to cancel all Park District programs and events effective Saturday, March 14 thru Sunday, March 29. For ongoing programs, prorated refunds for the period of the closure will be issued. Full refunds will be issued for single day events or programs that were to take place during this closure period. Barlina House Preschool and Extended Time families will receive a separate email regarding their billing credit options.

During this closure period, all Park District facilities will be closed with the exception of:

  • Crystal Lake Park District Admin. Building, 1 E. Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake
  • Parks Services Maintenance Building, 300 Lakeshore Dr, Crystal Lake
  • The Racket Club, 9101 S. Route 31, Algonquin, IL*

*The Racket Club is open for private lessons, permanent court time and general court rentals ONLY. All group lessons, leagues and special events are cancelled.

Existing individual and organizational facility rentals during this time period will be handled on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Lauren Thibodeau, Facility Rental Supervisor at, 815-459-0680, ext. 1226.

We will continue to monitor the situation and a decision on reopening Park District facilities and programs will be made on a week-to-week basis. For the latest information, please visit our web page at

While we have no confirmed COVID-19 cases in the area the Park District serves, we, like other community organizations, feel a responsibility to do our part in being proactive to help reduce the spread of this virus. For questions relating to the Crystal Lake Park District and the Corona Virus, please contact Jason Herbster, Executive Director,, 815-459-0680, ext. 1203.