Masks are required at all times inside Mt. Prospect Park District facilities, regardless of vaccination status, per the State of Illinois and the Cook County Department of Public Health Orders.


General Programming:

All Customers must wear a face mask when inside any of our facilities or when participating in programming outdoors within 6 feet of another person. 

District employees, volunteers and contractors must wear a mask when inside any of our facilities, regardless if they are fully vaccinated. Face masks will be required when working outdoors within 6 feet of another person.

All patrons, fully-vaccinated or not, must continue to monitor their symptoms for COVID-19 and refrain from visiting any of our facilities when they have COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19. 

The health and safety of our patrons and employees remains our top priority. These changes may be welcomed by some but a concern to others. We ask for your patience and respect of others as we continue to navigate these changes.
Lap Swimming:

In order to guarantee lane availability, lap swimmers utilizing the RecPlex pool will continue to use the reservation system. To make a lap lane reservation, click here.


  • Group Fitness classes are available without a reservation
  • 1-on-1 personal training permitted
  • Locker rooms are open with limited lockers and showers available
  • Walking Track is open


  • Lap swim available, reservations required. To make a reservation, CLICK HERE.
  • Aquafitness Classes, Private Swim Lessons, Sharks Swim Team are back in-person
  • Tot Pool Rentals are unavailable at this time. (9/27/2021)


  • For rental inquiries please call 847-255-5380 for additional information

RecPlex & Central Community Center Hours

Monday – Friday 6 am – 9 pm
Saturday 7 am – 2 pm
Sunday 7 am – 1 pm


Fitness Membership FAQ's

Q: If I purchased a yearly All-In membership, will I be credited for the months MPPD was closed?

A: Yes, an extension will be given for the number of days the facility was closed.


Q: If I have a recurring membership, when will I be charged?

A: The first time you swipe in at one of our facilities, staff can instantly re-activate your membership if you so choose. If you are not ready to return, your membership will remain frozen. 


Q: How can I lap swim at RecPlex without an available Courts, Pool & Track membership? 

A: Several options exist including the purchase of an All-In or Premier Plus membership as well as the option to pay a daily fee. 


Q: I do not plan on coming back, how do I cancel my membership?

A: Please call or stop in our facilities during posted hours of operation and we will cancel your membership.


Q: I purchased a variable membership that was frozen. I do not plan on coming back and would like a credit on my account. Is this possible?

A: Yes, please call our facilities to get the credit posted.


Q: Are the locker rooms and showers available?

A: Yes. However, we recommend that you arrive dressed in your swimsuit or workout clothes. Limited shower stalls are available.


Q: Should I clean my fitness machine after use?

A: Yes, please clean the machine before and after use. We have wipes and spray bottles/paper towels available. Your efforts will go a long way in keeping everyone safe within our fitness center.

Friendship Park Conservatory


Fall Hours  
Monday & Friday CLOSED
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10 am – 2 pm
Saturday 11 am – 3 pm
Sunday Closed for private rentals


For rental inquiries or a tour, fill out a Rental Request Form

Lions Recreation Center

Lions Recreation Center is closed to general public. 

The Art Studio

The Art Studio is open for in-person classes. 

Canine Commons Dog Park

Canine Commons Dog Park is open to current members.

Parks & Playgrounds

Playgrounds are open. Please keep the following guidelines in mind when visiting:

  • Do not play on the playground if you are sick or symptomatic
  • Play at your own risk. Playgrounds are not sanitized
  • Caregivers are responsible for supervising children and ensuring guidelines are followed