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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Parks director offers update on village offerings in response to COVID restrictions eased

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Park Forest Director of Recreation, Parks and Community Health Rob Gunther last week released the following statement related to Illinois' COVID mitigation efforts:

With the latest easing of restrictions announced yesterday (1/18/21) by Governor Pritzker, the Park Forest, Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health is happy to announce the following:

Park Forest Tennis & Health Club - Doubles play will resume at the Park Forest Tennis & Health Club.  Additionally, group lessons (8 or fewer) will resume.  The requirement to wear a mask still applies. Please call the Park Forest Tennis & Health Club 708-481-6060 with any questions.

Programs and classes suspended in December will resume.  Please call the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health at 708-748-2005 for details on resumption of classes and registration information. 

Trips:  No in-state trips are planned through the winter 2021.  A list of upcoming trips is listed on the Recreation, Parks & Community Health website. Please contact the Department of Recreation, Parks and Community Health at 708-748-2005 to be placed on a trip list for updates. 

Room and Facility Rentals are suspended for the time being.  Check the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health Facility Rentals webpage for updates. 

Parks remain open.

For more detailed information regarding these new mitigations, plus additional industry-specific guidelines, please visit


Robert Gunther, Director
Recreation, Parks & Community Health
Village of Park Forest

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