Welcome to the Parks and Recreation facility and park locator website. Did you know that Elgin has 75 parks and 10 recreation facilities? This website will help you to locate each of them, learn about their features and see pictures of them. To learn how this website works, start with the Feature Overview button. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The award winning Centre of Elgin, an 185,000 square foot community recreation center, opened in November 2002. The Centre houses a wide variety of amenities and is divided into three levels. The first level houses a 300 seat banquet facility with full bar and catering service, numerous meeting and multipurpose rooms, an auxiliary gymnasium, a five room preschool wing, a babysitting room and a three story, seven route climbing wall. The ground floor contains an award winning indoor aquatic center, with water slides, a 25 yard lap pool, a zero-depth leisure pool, and various spray play features. Rounding out the ground floor are two racquetball courts, a three-court gymnasium and general use locker room and family changing rooms. The Centre has hosted international and national premiere tournaments. The upper floor holds a four lane running/walking track, which is free to all Elgin residents. Along with the track, there are three multipurpose dance and group fitness studios and Centrecise, a women’s only workout area. A 9,600 sq. ft. fitness center with upscale locker rooms completes the upper floor. The fitness center holds 75 pieces of cardio, free weight and selectrized equipment.