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Cook County Department of Public Health Order 2021-11

In accordance with the Cook County Department of Public Health Order 2021-11, the Salt Creek Park District will require proof of vaccination to enter our facilities effective Monday, January 3, 2022. This order states all recreation centers in Cook County must require any individual 18 years of age and older to show proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine in order to participate in fitness or athletic programs. In addition, facilities must require patrons ages 18 and older to show identification (including but not limited to: driver’s license, passport, government ID, work or school ID) with information that corresponds to the vaccination proof.

Additionally, any indoor facility rental where food and/or beverage is served also requires all attendees to be vaccinated. All participants must continue to wear a mask covering their nose and mouth at all times while inside Salt Creek Park District facilities and practice social distancing whenever possible. Proof of vaccination for COVID-19 and photo ID will be checked upon entering for all fitness & athletic participants. Thank you for your cooperation!

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Special Events


You are provided with paint, brushes, easels, canvas and an art instructor to teach you step by step on how to create a beautiful work of art. Please wear a paint shirt with short sleeves. For more information contact Ashley at Food & beverage will be available for purchase through RoccoVino’s during this event.  Pre-registration is required. *Indicates All ages welcome.

Sponsored by Smiling Shamrock
Location: Twin Lakes

105326-05 F 3/18 6:30-8:00PM $25 Unicorn & Glitter Painting
105326-06 F 4/15 6:30-8:30PM $26 Spring Wreath and Flowers


BAGS OF FUN – Themed gift bags

Purchase our themed gift bags to open lots of fun surprises.  Surprises can include crafts, treats, laughs and much more! Pre-registration is required!

Location: Twin Lakes

Code Order By Pickup By Location Fee THEME
105235-03 2/8 2/11 Twin Lakes $15 Valentine’s Day
105235-04 3/11 3/16 Twin Lakes $15 St. Patrick’s Day/Spring



Snow or no snow, bring the family out to enjoy a day of winter fun at Twin Lakes! The Free Spirit Sled Demo Team will be performing sled demonstrations and have huskies to meet and greet. There will be games, food and more available! Dress for the weather as this is primarily an outdoor event.  Pre-registration is required!

Location: Twin Lakes

Code Day Date Time Fee
105300-01 SA 1/22 1:00-4:00pm $9 NR/ $7 R


Experience a magical night for both parents and their children.  Each night will have activities that include pictures, crafts, games, dancing and memories that will last a lifetime! Each couple will take home a heart-shaped ‘take-n- bake’ pizza and cookie to enjoy at home.  Suits and dresses are suggested.  Fills quickly, so register early.  Pre-registration is required! Check-in and pictures are at 4:30pm and 7:00pm.

Location: Twin Lakes

Code Day Date Time FEE Theme
105600-01 F 2/4 4:30-6:00pm $40/couple/$10 extra child Mommy/Son
105600-02 F 2/4 7:00-8:30pm $40/couple/$10 extra child Mommy/Son
105600-03 Sa 2/5 4:30-6:00pm $40/couple/$10 extra child Daddy/Daughter
105600-04 Sa 2/5 7:00-8:30pm $40/couple/$10 extra child Daddy/Daughter


Bring the family out for a BINGO night.  We will have prizes for each game and some more prizes to raffle off at the end of the night.  Each person will receive one slice of pizza to enjoy during the game.  Each participant will receive one bingo card. Additional bingo cards may be purchased for $1 at check-in (Max 3 per participant).  This event will be St. Paddy’s Day themed so wear your green! No refunds or cancellations within 48 hours of the event.   Pre-registration is required!

Location: Twin Lakes

Code Day Date Time FEE
205610-01 F 3/11 5:30-7:00pm $8/person


Register to receive your very own basket from the Easter Bunny!  Baskets will include a plush toy, crafts, coloring book, a special treat, and other fun activities! Basket pick up will take place at Rose Park. Pre-registration is required!

Location: Rose Park

Code Day Date Time FEE Registration Deadline
205100-01 Pickup: W & Th 4/11/ & 4/12 8:30am-5:00pm $18/basket April 4


‘Egg” your kids, friends, neighbors or your own family with a surprise at home egg hunt!  One of the Easter Bunny’s helpers will hide 20 filled eggs in your front yard and leave a “You’ve been Egged” sign on the front door.  Egging will take place Monday, April 11 or Tuesday, April 12 between 3:00-6:00pm.   Pre-registration is required!  Must be a resident of Salt Creek Park District or live in Palatine.

Location: Your home

Code Day Date Time FEE Registration Deadline
205100-01 Pickup: W & Th 3/30 & 4/1 8:30am-5:00pm $18/basket March 25



Bring your own flashlight and join us for this program at Twin Lakes Recreation Area. Kids will hunt for their own candy filled eggs in the dark aand everyone will have a chance to win prizes!  Kids need to bring their own flashlight and bag.   Pre-registration is required!  Ages: 5-7 Meet at the Pavilion near the Playground, Ages: 8-12 years meet at the picnic tables near route 53.

Location: Twin Lakes North Entrance (use Frontage Road)

Code Day Date Time FEE Ages
205100-03 W 4/13 7:45-8:15pm $6R/$8NR 5-7 years
205100-04 W 4/13 7:45-8:15pm $6R/$8NR 8-12 years


Parents & children, join us for a visit from the Easter Bunny.  Besides having a delicious pizza and salad lunch, we will also have a coloring contest, decorating eggs, making a fun craft and more!  Don’t forget your camera for a picture with the Easter Bunny!  This event fills quickly.  No refunds or cancellations within 48 hours of the event.    Pre-registration is required!

Location: Twin Lakes

Code Day Date Time FEE
205200-01 F 4/15 11:00-12:30pm $17R/$19NR per person
205200-01 F 4/15 1:00-2:30pm $17R/$19NR per person


Join the fun and turn your unwanted household items, tools, clothes and more into cash. Adults, clean out that basement, attic, and garbage.  kids, clean out those closets.  It’s time to get rid of all that “stuff” you no longer want.  Parking space is included to sell things out of your trunk and the back of your car.  Space is limited, so sign up today!  Please bring a table to setup outside the trunk of your car.  Pop-up tents are NOT PERMITTED. Pre-registration is required!

Location: Twin Lakes Parking Lot

Code Day Date Time FEE
205400-01 Sa 4/30 9:00am-2:00pm $28/parking spot
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