Park Alerts

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Tier 1 Mitigations

Updated January 23

Tier 1 Mitigations

On January 23, the Governor announced our region moved to Tier 1 mitigations effective immediately. The state's guidelines, as it relates to general Park District operations, are below:

Indoor recreational activities

Preschool Enrichment Programs, Youth Enrichments Programs, Adult Art/Ceramics Programs
  • Indoor/outdoor recreation programs with less than 25 participants can take place
  • Participants/guests must wear face coverings at all times


Outdoor recreational activities

Outdoor sports classes, outdoor fitness classes, Skating/Hockey classes
  • Outdoor sports and recreation programs can take place with groups smaller than 25
  • Low-risk sports participants may play in tournaments, championships, out-of-state play
  • Medium risk sports participants may play intra-league and conference meets
  • High risk sports participants may play intra-team scrimmages but may NOT engage in competitive play 

 

Childcare

Children’s Circle, Kids Club Enrichment Camp
  • Child care facilities will continue to operate subject to DCFS guidelines.
  • If District 35 goes fully remote, Kids Club will offer a full-day camp. 

Preschool 
Early Learning Center
  • Early Learning Center will re-open on January 19 to in-person students. Preschool will continue to follow the extensive guidance released by IDPH and ISBE
  • If District 35 goes fully remote, ELC will offer a virtual preschool.

Fitness 
Glencoe Fitness
  • Glencoe Fitness will continue to operate at 25% capacity (5 people per time slot)  
  • Face coverings must be worn at all times in fitness centers, including while engaged in individual exercise regardless of the person or machine spacing
  • Reservations to use Glencoe Fitness are required (no walk-ins allowed)
Fitness Classes
  • Group fitness classes of up to 50 people with at least 6 ft. social distancing between individuals permitted; multiple groups permitted given facilities have space to appropriately social distance and can limit interaction between groups  
  • Workout stations and equipment should be 6 ft. apart without barriers or 3 ft. apart with impermeable barriers in between
  • Face masks are required at all times

Watts Rink Operations
Public Skate, Open Hockey, ice rentals
  • Rink visitors will not have access to the inside of Watts Center. Externally heated restrooms are available for use by patrons. There will also be heat lamps located near the rinks to help keep guests warm.
  • Outdoor recreation allowing group sizes of up to 50, and permitting multiple groups given facilities have space to appropriately social distance and can limit interaction between groups
  • Reservations required for each guest for outdoor activities. This includes public skate and open hockey at Watts.
  • Outdoor group activities are limited to 25 persons or less. This includes skating/hockey classes and private rentals. 
  • Participants/guests must wear face coverings at all times

Playgrounds
  • Face masks and physical distancing required. 

 

A complete list of classes, along with program manager contact information, can be found here. If you have specific questions, our program managers are happy to assist you:  

 

Monday, August 3, 2020

Face Masks Required for Age 2 and up

 

Masks are required to be worn at all Glencoe Park District facilities and programs. This rule will be in place for children age 2 and up. Exceptions to this rule include people with medical conditions or disabilities that prevent them from safely wearing a face covering. 

Learn more about our Mask Policy here.



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