Park District cancels all programs, closes most facilities

The Buffalo Grove Park District is canceling all programs, and closing most facilities, effective this Monday, March 16 through at least Sunday, March 29.
            The facilities that will close include the Alcott Center, Emmerich Park, Raupp Museum, and Community Arts Center.
            The facilities that will remain open with restrictions include the fitness center and golf dome.
            The fitness center will remain open to members for individual workouts.  There will be no classes in the large group exercise room, as well as in the smaller studios; and, the steam rooms and saunas will be closed.  The pool will remain open; however, swim lessons and family swim hours will be cancelled.
            The golf dome will be open and operate as usual.  Group lessons scheduled to start before March 30 are postponed.
            Please note: The Alcott Center will be open on Tuesday, March 17 as an election polling place.  People coming to vote will be the only ones permitted in the building.
            For updated information, residents can visit the coronavirus information page on the Park District website, under the Information tab.  The page can also be found at


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