Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Update

Coronavirus (C0VID-19) Update

Update as of Wednesday, May 27, 2020

To ensure the safety of our community and staff, all Waukegan Park District facilities and playgrounds are closed and all programs/events are postponed/canceled until further notice. Additionally, the Field House Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Center will not proceed with membership billing until a reopening date has been confirmed. At that time, the cost of the membership will be prorated based on the length of the closure. For the latest information regarding billing changes, go to 

You can still walk, run, hike, or bike in public parks and open outdoor recreations areas, but do not visit playgrounds. Remember to practice social distancing by being at least six feet away from other people. For more information regarding the order, go to

As we monitor the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) daily and follow the recommendations of the Lake County Health Department, the safety of our patrons, participants, and staff is our top priority. We recognize the seriousness of the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in our community. Help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases by following the Center for Disease Control’s tips by staying home if sick; avoiding close contact with people who are sick; covering coughs and sneezes; avoiding touching eyes, nose and mouth; and washing hands with soap and water.

For more information and recommendations, go to:

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Virtual Recreation Center


Facilities Closed 

  • All Playgrounds and Athletic Courts/Fields
  • Administrative Center
  • Belvidere Recreation Center
  • Bonnie Brook Golf Course, Dining and Banquets
  • Douglas House
  • Field House Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Center
  • Jack Benny Center for the Arts

Events Canceled

  • 2020 Fishing Derby
  • 2020 American Independence Parade


Daily Herald (March 12, 2020): Waukegan parks programs, facilities closed

Stop the Spread of Germs (English)

Detenga la Propagación de los Microbios