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Effective Friday, November 20, Salt Creek Park District will institute several modifications and changes to park and recreation programs, events and activities in accordance with State of Illinois’ Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigation plan.  Below are updates on program offerings, facilities and rentals.

  • Group Fitness Classes will be changed to Virtual classes.
  • Some special events have been cancelled or changed to virtual events.
  • Outdoor group activities limited to 10 persons or less, participants/guests must wear face coverings at all times.

Board of Commissioner Seat Opening (6 year term) Resident candidates considering running may pick up an election packet from Rose Park Office at 530 South Williams Ave. Election date is April 6th, 2021.  Filing of nomination papers begins December 14th, 2020 at 8:30am.  The last day to file nomination papers is December 21st, 2020 at 5:00pm.

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Fishing & Boating at Twin Lakes


Boating Hours:   CLOSED for the season.

Paddleboad/Kayak Rental Weekday Weekend & Holidays
Per Person Per Hour $5 $6
Per Person Per Half Hour $4 $5
Ages 2-5 $2 $3
Infants to 1 year FREE FREE

Park patrons CANNOT use their own boats or motorized boats on either of the Twin Lakes

kayak lessons

Kayak Lessons

This class is for beginners or those who would like a refresher! This is an easy, fun class and a great way to get acquainted with kayaking. Experienced instructors teach you the basic skills to have fun and be safe in a logical, thorough, step by step process. REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE CLASS DATE.

Location: Twin Lakes Recreation Area
Instructor: Mike Pond, ACA Kayak Instructor
Fee: $40
Time: 6:00-8:00pm


Fishing Season is now open!

View the Fishing Guide

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