SRSNLC is offering a variety of programs this summer and fall, following Restore Illinois safety guidelines. For more information about our summer and fall programs:

Fall Special Recreation


Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County (SRSNLC) provides recreational programs and services for individuals with special needs for the residents of the Round Lake Area, Lindenhurst, Waukegan and Zion as well as their surrounding communities. It is our mission to educate our citizens to become responsible, productive, healthy and contributing members of society by preparing them through recreation with a dynamic and caring environment, which excites them and invites them to participate. The SRSNLC Center is located at 2071 N. Orchard Lane, Round Lake Beach. If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Jeffery-Findley or Jenny Simpson at 847-740-9828.



Activity Boxes

Looking for some fun activities you can do at home? Consider one of our Activity Boxes. Order online and pick up at the Robert W. Rolek Community Center, 814 Hart Road, Round Lake:

SRSNLC Bugs & Nature Playdough Activity Box

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Bugs and playdough, what more could you want? Get your hands on this fun activity box that will give your child a chance to explore nature from home. This fun box is full of critters, flowers, sticks, homemade playdough, and more. Promote imaginative play while working on language development, fine motor skills, and more. Designed for children 3 and older. Limited supply so get yours today. ** Playdough is not gluten free, made with flour, salt, cream of tartar, vegetable oil, glycerin, and dish soap.
Cost: $20
Program Number: 12807

SRSNLC Farmyard Sensory Bin

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Can't head to your favorite farm? Bring the farmyard to you with this fun bin to excite your senses. Sensory bins have a variety of benefits including but not limited to: development of fine motor skills; encourages language development and independent/imaginative play; and can promote a calming environment. Fun for all ages; this bin is recommended for those that do not put small objects in mouth. Limited supply, get yours now before they sell out. Kit includes; dried oats, cracked corn, black beans, farmyard animals, and more.
Cost: $25
Program Number: 12806




What Types of Programs Does SRSNLC Offer?

SRSNLC offers a wide variety of programs for ages ranging from preschoolers to adults. There is something for everyone!


Full Access for All - ADA

SRSNLC advocates for full participation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, (ADA), which prohibits discrimination in the provision of programs, services, or activities to individuals with disabilities. Every attempt to offer a reasonable accommodation will be made so that individuals may participate in a desired program. We are committed to meeting your unique, individual needs.


Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

SRSNLC programs rely on dedicated part-time program leaders and inclusion aides. View the employment page for a list of special recreation employment opportunities.

Looking for a few good volunteers!

SRSNLC is always looking for people interested in donating some time to a wonderful cause working with persons with disabilities. Volunteers should have a positive attitude, be outgoing and friendly and enjoy working with people of different backgrounds. Imagine being able to put a smile on a participant's face, that's why we need you! For more information on volunteering please contact Jessica Jeffery-Findley or Jenny Simpson at 847-740-9828.