With the exception of the Renwood Golf Course, which opened May 1, all events and programs are canceled; and all facilities, skate parks, disc golf, outdoor fitness equipment and playgrounds are closed through May 30.

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Golf course update:
4-somes, carts allowed

The Round Lake Area Park District’s Renwood Golf Course, 701 E. Shorewood Road, Round Lake Beach, will operate under new guidelines starting May 29. The park district course continues to follow state-mandated guidelines.

The new guidelines allow for foursomes and individual cart use. In addition, the driving range and practice green are open at 50% capacity. Also, the pro shop and snack bar will open with a maximum of 3 people at a time. Masks are required in the pro shop and snack bar 

Round Lake Area Park District considers the safety of our guests our highest priority.  We want you to feel confident that we are keeping your safety in mind at all times in light of the COVID-19 situation.

Reservations are required. For details about the new guidelines and to make online reservations, find information



Dance classes at home

We are offering special virtual dance classes for students of all ages. Summer virtual classes will start the week of June 15. To find out more about these online classes and tips for how to get started and take the classes from home, visit our Studio of Dance page:


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Find fun at home

Looking for new ideas of what to do while at home? We've got you covered - with a variety of online resources and virtual programs.

Our virtual programs include yoga, dance, Rock 'n' Kids and Mindful Summer Slime Lab. Find out more about our virtual programs


In addition, we have online resources for you. Topics include:
- Workouts for all ages 
- Learn a new craft
- Virtually visit local museums
- Find out how things work
- Hear a children's book read by a celebrity

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Summer Book Club

Read and discuss a variety of influential books relating to health and nature this summer. Even if you don't read the material in its entirety, all interested people are welcome at the discussion.

Dates and titles:
June 10: "Silent Spring" by Rachel Carson (Program number 12118)
July 8: "Bringing Nature Home" Doug Tallamy (Program number 12406)
August 12: "Nature Fix" by Florence Williams (Program number 12408)

For: Ages 18+
Cost: $3R/$4NR

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Update: Park District closed  

In response to recent community and global health concerns with the Coronavirus COVID-19, including the State of Illinois' stay-at-home order, the Round Lake Area Park District has canceled all programs and events and closed all park district facilities, with the exception of the Renwood Golf Course, which will open May 1 under state guidelines. All skate parks, outdoor fitness equipment and playgrounds are closed through at least May 30 in accordance with the governor's announcement that he was extending Illinois Executive Order 2020-10 (Covid-19 Executive Order 8).

Refunds for programs will be offered for those programs affected directly by these cancellations

Updates will be provided on the Park District website and Facebook page. If you have questions or concerns about programs, refunds, etc., please email registration@rlapd.org and our staff will respond as quickly as possible. 

Park guidelines  

If you are using paths in our parks, please follow the recommended guidelines.