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District increases capacities for some programming
Decrease in COVID-19 cases results in new state requirements

As a result of the decrease in coronavirus cases throughout Illinois, today Governor J.B. Pritzker announced new COVID-19 mitigation requirements.

According to the new rules, the Skokie Park District will increase capacities for some reserved programming. (See specifics below.)

“As always, the health and safety of all Skokie Park District users is our priority,” said Executive Director Michelle Tuft. “As we open and close according to guidance from state and local health officials, we will continue to create new recreation opportunities for Skokie families to enjoy, be they in person or virtual. We will also continue to communicate district facility and program status changes as quickly as possible.”

 
Programs
 
Rentals
Rentals are open with strict capacity guidelines.

Open or Closed?

Parks
Skokie Park District parks will remain open. Masks are highly recommended, as well as social distancing and hand washing.
 
´╗┐Weber Leisure Center
Open for:
  • The Fitness First health club members. Masks required.
  • The walking track is open to track and Fitness First members. Masks required.
  • In-person group exercise classes.
  • Youth and adult programming with capacity limits.
  • Table tennis with capacity limits.
Call (847) 674-1500, ext. 3500 for more information.
 
Weber Park Golf Course
Opens in April.
Call (847) 674-1500, ext. 3600 for more information.
 
Skokie Sports Park
Golf Range open, weather permitting. Mini-Golf and Batting Cages open in April.
Call (847) 674-1500, ext. 3100 for more information.
 
Devonshire Cultural Center & Preschool
Open for:
  • Devonshire Preschool will remain open per state guidelines.
  • Programming with capacity limits.
Call (847) 674-1500, ext. 2400 for more information.
 
Oakton Community Center
Open for:
  • Programming with capacity limits.
Call (847) 674-1500, ext. 2700 for more information.
 
The Exploritorium
Will open on March 30, 2021. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Limited public hours. Private parties by reservation.
 
Emily Oaks Nature Center
Open for:
  • Nature trail open: Mondays-Saturdays: 8 a.m.–sunset, Sundays: 10 a.m.–sunset
  • Programming with capacity limits.
Call (847) 674-1500, ext. 2500 for more information.
 
Skatium Ice Arena
Open for:
  • Public skating, figure skating and hockey programs with capacity limits.
  • Reserved practice ice for current skaters.
Call (847) 674-1500, ext. 2900 for more information.
 
Tot Learning Center
The center will remain open per state guidelines.
Call (847) 674-1500, ext. 3400 for more information.
 
Skokie Heritage Museum & Log Cabin
Open for:
  • Programming with capacity limits.
Call (847) 674-1500, ext. 3000 for more information.
 
´╗┐Dammrich Rowing Center
Open to groups by contract.
 
Pooch Park
Open for members only.
 
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