Hours & Location
Registration Office Hours
Fitness Center Hours of Operation
The Recreation Center, a 69,000 sq. ft. facility was opened in 2003. The facility offers the community a 5,200 sq. ft. full service Fitness Center and three group exercise studios. A 19,800 sq. ft. gymnasium can be converted into three full-size basketball courts, six full-size volleyball courts or 16 badminton courts. A three-lane indoor track overlooks the gym. Childcare is available through Kidzone for recreation center users. A multipurpose room can be divided into two separate 1,035 sq. ft. rooms and feature access to an outdoor terrace and amphitheater seating area. The building is also home to the South East Association of Special Parks and Recreation (SEASPAR), which provides recreation opportunities to individuals with special needs who live in ten Park Districts, including Downers Grove.
If you participate in programs at the Recreation Center or are a 4500 Fitness Member, please take our short interest survey. Information gathered from the survey will be used to create new programs and experiences offered at the Recreation Center and 4500 Fitness.
Survey is available:
Take the survey and provide an email address to be entered into our drawing for a chance to win a 55" HD TV. Offer ends May 20, 2017.
To add to the beauty of the facility, the Park District is inviting local artists to display their artwork on a temporary basis. This is a unique opportunity for artists' work to be exposed to many people within the community.
For more information, download the full packet and application here.
The SEASPAR office is part of the Downers Grove Recreation Center located on Belmont Road just south of Ogden Avenue.
Office Hours: Monday through Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm (630) 960-7600
SEASPAR is recognized as a special recreation association by the Illinois Association of Park Districts and is an extension of the services of its member entities. It is governed by a Board of Directors which represents each of these eleven member entities. SEASPAR's goal is to provide a wide variety of programs and services for individuals with all types of disabilities and of all ages.
Check us out on the Web, seaspar.org or call 630.960.7600 for additional information.
SEASPAR offers a variety of year-round weekly recreation programs for all age ranges. Programs are offered to provide opportunities for socialization, to learn or improve a leisure skill, and to integrate into the community. Programs are offered at local community centers, bowling alleys, private businesses, the SEASPAR office, and a variety of other locations in the community.
SEASPAR provides many special events throughout the year. The events include seasonal dances, sporting events, plays, and unique outings, just to name a few. SEASPAR is proud to offer annual special events such as the Summer Kick-Off Party, SEASPAR/Kiwanis Team Bowling Tournament, and the Holiday Spectacular.
Visit http://www.seaspar.org for more information on all activities and services.
The suspended indoor track allows you to walk or run regardless of the weather. The three-lane track (9 laps = mile) overlooks the main gymnasium and offers views of the Downers Grove Golf Club.
|Daily Pass (valid only on purchase date)||$2||$3|
|Senior 3-month Pass||$25||$38|
|Senior Annual Pass||$100||$150|
Passes are non-refundable/non-transferable.
Recreation and Fitness Center
4500 Belmont Road
Whether you're looking for space to play or room to gather, the Recreation and Fitness Center is the place to be. A 19,800 square-foot gymnasium can be converted into three full-size basketball courts, six full-size volleyball courts or 16 badminton courts. The 2,070 square-foot multipurpose room can be divided into two separate, 1,035 square-foot rooms. The multipurpose room also features access to an outdoor terrace and amphitheater seating area.
Listed below are room rates, room capacities and various equipment available for rent at the Recreation Center. Most popular set-up styles can be viewed below.
|West Gym||Determined by program||L16||$65|
|Center Gym||Determined by program||L18||$65|
|East Gym||Determined by program||L20||$65|
|West, Center & East Gym||Determined by program||L16-20||$125|
|Half-Court Gym||Determined by program||L16, L18, or L20||$35|
|Multi Purpose Room||Theater/60
|Multi Purpose Room||Theater/125
|L10 A & B||$110|
|Studios||Determined by program||L12, L14, L21||$90|
Audio/Visual Equipment - $15 per item
Audio/Visual Equipment - $25 per item
Gymnasium Equipment - $25 per item
Gymnasium Equipment - $25 per hour
Click on each setup style below to get an idea for your specific event needs.
To view online availability, click on REC Connect. Once on the REC Connect home page, select your desired facility type located under the 'Facility by Type' options at the bottom of the page. Fill in the required information questions. If you would like to narrow your search options, expand the 'Show Search Criteria' for more options. Click 'Search' to view availability. If you have any questions, please call the Lincoln Center at (630) 963-1300 or the Recreation Center (630) 960-7250.
To reserve online, a Username and Password is required. If you already have a Username and Password, click here to log-in and reserve your space. If you require a Username and Password, click on REC Connect then click on 'Need an account?' If you have forgotten your password click here.
Please note: Rental requests less than 3 days in advance cannot be processed online. Please call our registration office at 630-960-7250 and staff will try to accommodate your request.