Welcome to The Centre of Elgin!

The Centre of Elgin is the City’s foremost recreational facility providing residents with nearly 185,000 sq-ft of leisure space. Get fit by joining The Centre’s health and fitness club or by signing up for one of The Centre’s group exercise classes. Other features include three full-sized basketball courts, two racquetball courts, a preschool wing, meeting rooms, and the Heritage Ballroom, which provides beautiful banquet space for everything from weddings to executive business luncheons.

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As part of the City of Elgin’s ongoing efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus, the Elgin Parks and Recreation Department has closed all facilities through April 7. Facilities and programs are tentatively set to resume on Wednesday, April 8, but staff will continue assessing the need to extend closures and cancellations during this rapidly changing environment.


  • Annual Members that have paid in full will have their membership extended for the length of the closure.
  • Members who are scheduled for automatic payment will not be charged on April 1st. March membership fees and resuming automatic payments will be adjusted accordingly when facilities re-open.
  • All Group Fitness pass holders will have their passes extended for the length of the closure.

We will continue to keep patrons up to date and we encourage you to check our website and/or follow our Facebook pages. Please continue to exercise at home and stay healthy.

For more information contact Barb Keselica at 847-531-7046 (office) or 847-417-6959 (cell).