Facility Guidelines

To keep you safe, the Health & Fitness Center will be operating under the current State of Illinois guidelines.
If you have any questions after reviewing this information, please reach out to us at 847-465-2943.

Facility Hours

  • Monday – Thursday 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Friday 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Saturday 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Sunday 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Access to Facility

All Health & Fitness Center guests should enter through the southeast entrance (door #25) of the Community Recreation Center.
Health & Fitness Center Entrance

General Information

  • All members and guests must wear face coverings and/or face masks over their nose and mouth at all times, including while exercising and/or participating in group exercise classes.
  • Members and guests must keep their makes with them at all times.
  • Locker rooms and showers are open with capacity and distance restrictions.
  • Please bring your own water bottle. Only water bottle fillers will be available for use.
  • A limited number of storage cubbies will be available for use on the fitness floor.
  • Staff will actively keep track of how many people are on the fitness floor to ensure we are operating at a maximum allowed capacity at any given time.

Common Areas

  • Lobby and seating areas will not be available.
  • When using the stairway, always stay to your right to allow for social distancing. Please, avoid stopping or blocking the stairway.

Working Out Safely

  • Clean and sanitize equipment (e.g., weights, treadmills, any equipment used outdoors) before and after use.
  • Maintain 6-ft. of distance during exercise.
  • Please note that we have removed or decommissioned equipment to allow for 6-ft. of social distancing between individuals. We have also reconfigured designated workout spaces in the free weight area to allow for 6-ft. social distancing.
Spaced Out Equipment

Group Exercise

Walking Track

Signage, indicating entrance and exit points and safety guidelines, must be observed.

Monday-Friday 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Lap Swim

The indoor pool is open for lap swim with advanced reservations only.

Personal and Pilates Reformer Training

Personal and Pilates Reformer training will continue to be available by appointment. 

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy is available by appointment only.

COVID-19 Self Screening

Please DO NOT come to the Health & Fitness Center if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms or you have been exposed to COVID-19

COVID-19 Symptoms:

  • Loss or decrease in the sense of smell
  • Loss or decrease of the sense of taste
  • Shortness of breath
  • Flu-like body aches
  • Fever – temperature of 100 or higher
  • Cough and/or congestion
  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat

COVID-19 Exposure:

  • Living in the same household as a sick person with COVID-19.
  • Caring for a sick person with COVID-19.
  • Being within 6-ft. of a sick person with COVID-19 for about 15 minutes
  • Being in direct contact with secretions from a sick person with COVID-19.
  • Stay home and protect other participants and staff. Wait to return until you have had no fever for at least 72 hours, other symptoms have improved, and at least 10 days have passed since their symptoms first appeared OR since the last exposure to COVID-19.

Face Coverings Required

  • All members and guests must wear face coverings and/or face masks over their nose and mouth at all times, including while exercising and/or participating in group exercise classes.
  • Members and guests must keep their makes with them at all times.

Clean Equipment

  • You must clean your equipment before and after your workout.

Be a good neighbor. With everyone following the guidelines and rules set forth, we are able to provide a safe and fun fitness experience.


  • Staff are required to stay home if they are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. Additionally, we’re avoiding close contact whenever possible. Please understand our staff are providing the best experience possible given limitations.
  • All staff were required to participate in a District-wide COVID-19 Prevention Training and job specific safety training prior to returning to work.
  • All employees are required to wear masks

Extra Enforcement of Hygiene

  • Staff are increasing the frequency of their hand washing and disinfecting of common touch points.
  • There will be hand sanitizing stations available at high touch areas, when you enter the Health & Fitness Center and also throughout the fitness floor.
  • Foot-pulls have been installed on restroom doors to eliminate the touch point of door handles.

Facility Cleaning Protocols

  • Staff is following cleaning protocols for public and staff areas to ensure safety, sanitation, and protective measures.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting of premises will be conducted in compliance with CDC protocols.
  • A detailed plan, specific to the Health & Fitness Center, has been developed with detailed disinfecting procedures for each room and the items within.
  • Common areas and surfaces that are touched by multiple people will be cleaned and disinfected frequently.
  • Equipment wipe stations have been set up and spray bottles and towel stations will also be available.
  • Machines and high touch point areas will be disinfected regularly.

Failure to Follow Guidelines

We care about your health! The COVID-19 pandemic is very serious. Please be respectful of staff and fellow patrons at all times. Failure to follow staff directives and the guidelines set forth will result in suspension of your privileges until further notice. The Park District may change and update guidelines and restrictions at any time.