Special Recreation – General Information

Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County

Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County is an association of Lindenhurst Park District, Round Lake Area Park District, Waukegan Park District, and Zion Park District. As an extension of the Park District, SRSNLC conducts a variety of year round recreation programs for individuals with disabilities, ages three and older, and also assists the Waukegan Park District with inclusion needs. Program options include: social outings, dances, indoor and outdoor fitness programs, art and craft programs, bowling leagues, summer, spring, and winter day camps, youth and teen specific programs and sports teams that compete in the Special Olympics of Illinois.

It is the MISSION of SRSNLC to educate our citizens to become responsible, productive, healthy, and contributing members of our society by preparing them through recreation with a dynamic and caring environment, which excites them and invites them to participate.

Meet the Waukegan Park District Special Recreation Staff

Julie Schneider - Manager, Special REcreation
Julie Schneider
Manager, General and Special Recreation
(847) 360-4762
Kari Robinson - Recreation Supervisor/Special Recreation
Kari Robinson
Recreation Supervisor
(847) 360-4763
Maria Larso - Recreation Specialist/Special Recreation
Maria Owens
Recreation Specialist
(847) 360-4764

Kelsey Benson Part-Time Recreation Specialist

Kelsey Benson
Part-Time Recreation Specialist
(847) 360-4766

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