Updated Thursday, June 10, 2021

Meadows Pool

Open Swim:

Reservations are no longer required for Open Swim starting this Friday, June 11. Swimmers with paid reservations (not passholders) will receive a household credit on their park district account within 5 days. This credit is available for use for daily admission, a pool membership or any other paid programming at the Mt. Prospect Park District.

Meadows Pool Hours:

10 am – 4:30 pm, 7 – 9 pm
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays
11 am – 7:45 pm

Daily Fees: $8 Resident/$10 Non-Resident

Lap Swimming:

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

General Programming:

Some indoor programs no longer require masks or social distancing for fully-vaccinated individuals. However, the District encourages fully-vaccinated patrons to wear a face mask until they reach their destination.  Those not fully-vaccinated must continue to wear a face mask when participating in Park District activities both in and outdoors.

District instructors (including those fully-vaccinated) will continue to wear face masks when instructing or assisting any program involving children under 12 years of age. 

Masks are required for everyone in the following facilities and programs:

  • Preschool/Early Childhood 
  • Summer Camp 
  • All other programming where participants are under 12 years of age.

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.


  • 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 available. To make a reservation, CLICK HERE.


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

RecPlex & Central Community Center Hours

Monday – Friday 6 am – 8 pm
Saturday 8 am – 2pm
Sunday 8 am – Noon


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


Monday – Friday 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