Coronavirus COVID-19 Response Plan

Due to the increased spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and importance of social distancing, Lisle Park District has closed all facilities and cancelled all programs & activities until further notice.

In compliance with State of Illinois Executive Order 2020-10, all Lisle Park District playgrounds are closed and any gathering of more than ten (10) people is prohibited. For our community's health and to discourage people from congregating, we have closed other outdoor facilities, including the skate park, tennis courts, restrooms, and River Bend Golf Club.


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Updates

March 26, 2020 Update


STATE ORDER: To slow the spread of COVID-19 to the greatest extent possible...

  • Any gathering of more than ten (10) people is prohibited
  • All individuals must at all times maintain social distancing of at least six (6) feet from any other person

Anyone observed in violation will be confronted and ordered to disperse. We will continue to provide access for you to engage in outdoor activity such as walking, hiking, running or biking on Lisle Park District trails and open outdoor recreation areas while complying with social distancing requirements.

In compliance with State of Illinois Executive Order 2020-10, all Lisle Park District playgrounds are closed. For our community’s health and to discourage people from congregating, we have closed other outdoor facilities, such as the skate park, tennis courts, restrooms, and River Bend Golf Club. 



March 23, 2020 Update


The following event has been cancelled:

  • 34th Annual Road Rally

March 21, 2020 Update

March 21, 2020 Update

Per the State of Illinois COVID-19 Executive Order No. 8, effective March 21, 2020 at 5:00pm all playgrounds are closed to the public until further notice.

Please note: While the open space in our parks is still accessible from dawn until dusk, we strongly recommend you practice social distancing and follow all local, state, and federal mandates in order to prevent the spread of any illness.


March 16, 2020 Update

March 16, 2020 Update

Due to the increased spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the importance of social distancing, the Park District is cancelling all programs and activities and closing all facilities until further notice, beginning at 9:00pm on Monday, March 16, 2020.

Please note that online registration is available at your convenience. However, the following have been cancelled:

  • All Spring Break Programming
  • Seasonal Egg Hunt Events, including Adult 21+ Flashlight Egg Hunt, Flashlight Egg Hunt (Grades 6-9), Traditional Egg Hunt (Ages 10 & Under)

The closure is not due to any known exposure. Our Park Board supports this decision for the health and well-being of our program participants, the general community, and our staff. The Park District will continue to closely monitor the DuPage County Health Department's recommendations related to COVID-19, and we will regularly re-evaluate the situation. Updates will be provided on the Park District website and on social media — Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

The Park District emails and phone lines will accept messages (Mon – Fri, 8:30am – 5:00pm), and staff will respond as soon as possible. You're encouraged to call 630-353-4305 with any comments or questions related to the Lisle Park District's response plan to COVID-19.



You can help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases by consistently following the Center for Disease Control’s preventative actions:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers several recommendations for individuals to stay healthy, prevent the spread of coronavirus, flu, the common cold, and other illnesses, as well as travel recommendations on the CDC website.

Illinois has also established a coronavirus hotline and email address. If you have specific questions about the coronavirus, you can contact the Illinois coronavirus hotline at 800-889-3931 or via email at dph.sick@illinois.gov.


As the local, state, and national landscapes continue to evolve, the Park District will remain vigilant and committed to providing the highest quality services when we resume operations. Thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to seeing you again soon!


March 13, 2020 Update

March 13, 2020 Update

All Lisle Park District activities, and programs will be cancelled, and all facilities (excluding Wheatstack and River Bend Golf Club) will be closed until further notice, beginning at 8:00pm, March 13, 2020.


Due to the increased spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the importance of social distancing, the Park District is cancelling all programs and activities and closing all facilities until further notice, beginning at 8:00pm on Friday, March 13, 2020. Please note that the closure does NOT include Wheatstack or River Bend Golf Club, which are both currently open as scheduled.

The closure is not due to any known exposure. Our Park Board supports this decision for the health and well-being of our program participants, the general community, and our staff. The Park District will continue to closely monitor the DuPage County Health Department’s recommendations related to COVID-19 and we will regularly re-evaluate the situation. Updates will be provided here on the Park District website and on social media — Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

The Park District emails and phone lines will accept messages (Mon – Fri, 8:30am – 5:00pm), and staff will respond as soon as possible. You’re encouraged to call 630-353-4305 with any comments or questions related to the Lisle Park District’s response plan to COVID-19.



You can help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases by consistently following the Center for Disease Control’s preventative actions:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers several recommendations for individuals to stay healthy, prevent the spread of coronavirus, flu, the common cold, and other illnesses, as well as travel recommendations on the CDC website.

Illinois has also established a coronavirus hotline and email address. If you have specific questions about the coronavirus, you can contact the Illinois coronavirus hotline at 800-889-3931 or via email at dph.sick@illinois.gov.


As the local, state, and national landscapes continue to evolve, the Park District will remain vigilant and continue to keep you informed. Thank you for your understanding as we navigate these unprecedented times.


 

FAQ's: Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Lisle Park District open?
Due to the increased spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the importance of social distancing, the Park District has suspended all programs and activities and closed all facilities until further notice, beginning on Monday, March 16, 2020. Please note that online registration is available at your convenience. However, all spring break programming, seasonal egg hunt events, and the annual Road Rally event have been cancelled.



Can I use the parks?
We will continue to provide access for you to engage in outdoor activity such as walking, hiking, running, or biking on Lisle Park District trails and open outdoor recreation areas while complying with social distancing requirements.

For our community's health and to discourage people from congregating, we have closed outdoor facilities, including the following:

  • Playgrounds
  • Tennis Courts
  • Restrooms
  • River Bend Golf Club
  • Skate Park

In compliance with the State of Illinois Executive Order 2020-10 to slow the spread of COVID-19, all Park District playgrounds are closed and any gathering of more than ten (10) people is prohibited. Individuals must maintain social distancing of at least six (6) feet from any other person at all times. Anyone observed in violation will be confronted and ordered to disperse.



How can I receive updates and answers to my Park District questions?
You're in the right spot. Please view the responses below to gain further information. Check back here regularly on our website and social media — Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter – for the most updated information. You're encouraged to call 630-353-4305 with any comments or questions related to the Lisle Park District's response plan to COVID-19.



How can I still be active and connected with the Lisle Park District?
Follow the Lisle Park District on social media, including our following facilities:

  • Lisle Park DistrictFacebook  |  Instagram  |  Twitter
  • Community Park FitnessFacebook  |  Instagram
  • Sea Lion Aquatic ParkFacebook  |  Instagram
  • The Museums at Lisle Station ParkFacebook  |  Instagram  |  Twitter
  • Gentle Learning PreschoolFacebook Group
  • Senior CenterFacebook Group
  • Theatre & ArtsFacebook
  • Camp Summer QuestFacebook
  • WheatstackFacebook  |  Instagram  |  Twitter
  • River Bend Golf ClubFacebook  |  Instagram  |  Twitter

  • Participate in our facilities' individual page activities and challenges, and be sure to check out the enLIVEn Lisle campaign via Lisle Park District's social media. Be on the lookout for future communication about other e-services we are currently developing for the greater Lisle community.



    Will I receive a refund on cancelled programming, trips, or special events?
    You won't be charged for programs or memberships that we are unable to offer as a result of the COVID-19 related closures. We are closely monitoring all affected services throughout this time in order to maintain quality customer service and communication.

    Registered participants of cancelled recreation programming, trips, or special events will be contacted directly through phone or email concerning refunds and/or rescheduling. Classes that are multiple weeks will be prorated based on number of weeks attended. Recurring payment plans for programs such as Gentle Learning Preschool, Kids Day Out, EDGE, and active facility memberships will be charged accordingly when operations resume. As a reminder, Gentle Learning Preschool and the EDGE Program coincide with the calendar of Lisle School District 202.

    We appreciate your patience as we navigate these unprecedented times.



    Will cancelled community events be rescheduled?
    All spring break programming and special events have been cancelled for the time being as we continue to assess the current situation, including the following:

    • All Spring Break Programming
    • Adult 21+ Flashlight Egg Hunt
    • Flashlight Egg Hunt (Grades 6-9)
    • Traditional Egg Hunt (Ages 10 & Under)
    • 34th Annual Road Rally
    We will do all we can to make up events that were postponed as a result of the COVID-19 related cancellations and closures, when and if possible. We will update our website and social media as more information becomes available about future programming and special events.



    When will summer registration be available?
    Summer registration will be available online on April 1 for Lisle Park District residents and April 15 for nonresidents. As soon as Lisle Park District resumes normal operations, we will take in-person and over the phone registration as usual. If you register for a program or seasonal membership and it is cancelled before it starts, you will be fully refunded.

    Click Here To Register Online



    When will the EDGE Program (Before & After School Program) begin again? What about my payment plan and refunds?
    EDGE will follow the same operating guidelines as Lisle School District 202, and we plan to operate once school is back in session. If you are on a payment plan, you will not be charged until school starts again. If you paid in advance for days in March, you will be refunded. The late fee to register will be waived when the program resumes.



    How does the current suspension of services affect my Community Park Fitness membership?
    All paid in full memberships will be extended for the duration of time that Community Park Fitness remains closed. Example: If we are closed for 1 month, all paid-in-full memberships will be extended by 1 month. For continuous memberships, fees will not be charged as of March 14, 2020. Payment plans will be reinstated when normal operations resume at the facility. Punch Card expiration dates will also be extended accordingly.



    Are there links to helpful resources you can share?
    Of course! There are a wide variety of great resources available online to help us navigate these unprecedented times while remaining safe, active, and engaged. We’ve listed a few local resources for your reference below:

    • Lisle School District 202 COVID-19 UpdatesWebsite  |  Facebook
    • Lisle Township Food Pantry:  Website
    • West Suburban Community Pantry:  Website
    • Grocery & Medication Delivery Service for Senior Citizens:  Website
    • Tri-Town YMCA Sunshine Seniors Phone Call Program:  Phone 630-629-9622