COVID-19 Information

Update 2/28/22- Indoor Mask Mandate Lifted

Beginning Monday, February 28, masks will no longer be required at Elgin recreation facilities and programs. Patrons, participants, and staff are still able to wear a mask if they choose.


The Edward Schock Centre of Elgin

  • Building Hours: Monday – Friday 5am to 8:30pm; Saturday & Sunday 7am to 4:30pm
  • Track: Open during facility hours – free to the public
  • Main Courtesy Desk: Monday – Thursday 9am to 6pm; Friday 9am- 1; Saturday 9am to Noon
  • Fitness Center: No reservations, No timed sessions! Open during regular facility hours.
  • Centercise: Women Only Workout Area OPEN!
  • Racquetball Courts available – Reserve your time at the fitness desk
  • Group Fitness Classes available with no capacity limits
  • Banquets, Private Rentals & Parties available with no capacity limits
  • Kidz World is now open. Hours: Monday & Wednesday: 8am-1pm, Tuesday: 4-7pm; Saturday: 9am-1pm
  • Whirlpools and steam room open

Adventure Island at the Edward Schock Centre of Elgin

  • Open Swim: Monday – Thursday 4-6pm; Friday 4-8pm; Saturday & Sunday 12-4:30pm

Hawthorne Hill Nature Center

  • Fridays & Saturdays – 10 am until 3pm
  • Walking trails open dawn to dusk

Recreation Programs

  • Parents/guardians may now enter the facility with their children for programs and classes
  • For more information regarding current summer camps, swim lessons, and programs view our current program guide.
  • Online Registration is encouraged
  • In-Person Registration open only during Main Courtesy Desk hours