DURING PHASE 4, THE RECREATION CENTER WILL BE OPEN TO 4500 FITNESS MEMBERS and track users (starting Nov. 2) BY RESERVATION ONLY in addition to program participants

HOURS & CLosings

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Recreation Center & 4500 Fitness will remain closed to the public and walk-ins.

The facility will be open to 4500 Fitness members only at this time (workout reservation required).

New Memberships are sold by appointment only. Email us: regi_staff@dgparks.org Staff will contact you Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm to schedule an appointment.

Registration is available online only

Assistance is available
Monday - Friday

Phone Hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Email Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Fitness Center Hours

By reservation only

Reserve a workout time

Monday to Thursday: 5AM to 8:30PM
8 Time Blocks (90 mins. each):
5AM, 7AM, 9AM, 11AM, 1PM, 3PM, 5PM, 7PM

Friday: 5AM to 6:30PM
6 Time Blocks (90 mins. each):
5AM, 7AM, 9AM, 11AM, 1PM, 3PM, 5PM

Saturday and Sunday: 7AM to 4:30PM
5 Time Blocks (90 mins. each):
7AM, 9AM, 11AM, 1PM, 3PM

Fitness Center Closings


COVID-19 Update

The Park District has chosen to prioritize available space for Park District programs throughout 2020. All room and gym rentals through December 31, 2020 are cancelled.

We will tentatively begin accepting rental applications for dates in January - March 2021 on *December 1, 2020.

*This date is subject to change.

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.

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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 application.