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Recreation & Fitness Center
Monday to Friday
5AM to 9PM
Saturday and Sunday
7AM to 6PM
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Registration Assistance

Monday to Friday: 9AM to 4PM
Phone: 630.960.7500
Email: Regi_Staff@dgparks.org


fitness Membership assistance

Monday to Friday: 11AM to 7PM
Phone: 630.960.2340
Email: Fmedina@dgparks.org

Holiday closures

Registration Desk Closures

1/1, 4/15, 4/17, 5/30, 7/4, 9/5, 11/24, 11/25, 12/24, 12/25, 12/31


Fitness Center Closures

1/1, 4/15, 4/17, 5/30, 7/4, 9/5, 11/24, 12/25

About the Recreation Center

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. 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.


4500 Fitness

At 4500 Fitness, you'll find community-friendly faces and fitness-minded folks. Our team is proud to provide a wide variety of options to help you meet your health and fitness goals. From certified personal training to group exercise classes to open gyms, we offer something for every interest and fitness level.

Located within the Downers Grove Recreation Center, 4500 Fitness is a 5,200-square-foot, full-service fitness facility with three group exercise studios.

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Open Gym

Play basketball, pickleball, badminton or volleyball during our regular adult open gym sessions in our gymnasium-all included with membership. Open gym schedules are posted one week before the beginning of each month and are available online.

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InDOOR Track

A 4500 Fitness Membership includes use of the three-lane indoor track (9 laps to a mile) to keep you running and walking year-round no matter the weather. The indoor track is also available to non-member residents for an annual $5 track membership or for non-member non-residents for $75 annual track membership.

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