Bolingbrook Park District Tier 3 Mitigation Update

In light of the Tier 3 mitigation measures, we have updated our program and facilities plan. These mitigations take effect on Friday, November 20. We are monitoring the progress during this phase and are prepared to continue to adjust operations as needed.

Below are the details for specific areas of interest:

• November/December Programs: With the mitigation changes, all programs have been cancelled with the following exceptions:

• Recreation at Home programs will be held as normal.
• REACH Extended Care will move from the Annerino Community Center to the Bolingbrook Recreation & Aquatic Complex beginning on Monday, November 23.
• Dance and theatre will transition to be virtual classes.

• Annerino Community Center: The Annerino Community Center will be closed to the public beginning Saturday, November 21 through Monday, January 4, 2021.

• Bolingbrook Recreation & Aquatic Complex: The Bolingbrook Recreation & Aquatic Complex is open to the public with adjusted hours. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 7:00 am-8:00 pm and Saturday-Sunday 7:00 am-6:00 pm. Community room rentals are temporarily suspended.

• Pelican Harbor Indoor/Outdoor Aquatic Park: Pelican Harbor Indoor Aquatic Park is available for indoor lap swimming only. Guests must wear a mask on the pool deck and elsewhere in the facility. Masks may be removed when swimming. Swim lessons and swim team are cancelled during this mitigation period. Lap swim reservations are available online here: You may reserve your lane for lap swimming here.

Attention Members: Aquatic memberships are still suspended and not being charged the monthly fee. The use of aquatic amenities will be a daily fee.

• LifeStyles Fitness Center (BRAC Location Only): LifeStyles Fitness Center (BRAC location) is open. The fitness center floor is available for use of equipment through a reservation system. Some equipment will be moved to the gymnasium to meet the social distancing requirements. General fitness center use is for 45-minute time slots, which are available online. You may reserve your fitness floor time slot here.

All guests must wear a mask at all times, even while using the equipment. All group exercise classes have been suspended. There will be virtual group exercise classes offered for $4 per class.

• Hidden Lake Historic Trout Farm: Tackle Box Bait Shop at Hidden Lakes is currently closed for the season. Please continue to respect the social distancing guidelines by remaining six feet away from the angler next you. You can fish at Hidden Lakes Historic Trout Farm from dawn until dusk with a valid permit. Permits can now be purchased online. You may purchase your fishing permit here.

• Hidden Oaks Nature Center: Hidden Oaks will continue with suspended operations until further notice. The community is welcome to enjoy the trails and outdoor spaces around the center. Please continue to respect the social distancing guidelines.

• Boughton Ridge Golf Course: Boughton Ridge is open, including the pro shop. We encourage online and phone reservations, however walk-ups are permitted. Foursomes are allowed with 10-minute tee time intervals. Golf carts are available for two riders with a facemask.

• Ashbury's at Boughton Ridge: Ashbury’s is open for patio service only when weather permits. Call (630) 783-6602 to place pick-up orders or for more information.

• Sports Fields: Sports fields are available for use but must be limited to 50 individuals (25 per team, including coaches and officials). Social distancing guidelines must be followed for other team members on sidelines. Bolingbrook Athletic Council (BAC) teams interested in using the fields must follow the BAC field use procedures. Social distancing should be practiced.

• Skate Parks: All skate parks are open. Social distancing guidelines must be followed.

• Tennis/Pickleball Courts: Courts are open for singles play only (one person on each side of the court). Doubles play is not permitted during this current phase.

• Sport Courts (Basketball, Volleyball, Sand Volleyball, Roller Hockey, Racquetball, Wallyball): Sport courts are open for play. Please continue to respect the social distancing guidelines.

• Park Rentals: Park rentals are closed for the season.

• Playgrounds: Playgrounds are open. Please practice social distancing guidelines while you enjoy the playgrounds.

We want to see you safe, healthy and having fun! Therefore, we are taking the following steps to reduce the risk of the spread of COVID-19 among our participants and staff: Participant Safety Information.

We will continue to keep you as informed as possible. We appreciate your patience and hope to see you soon!