CRC – Membership & Registration

Membership & Registration

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BECOME A MEMBER! A membership at CRC is a great first step toward a more active, healthy lifestyle for Oak Park residents, with opportunities to walk or run on the elevated track or grab a workout in the fitness center. The open gym offers times for youth, adult, and families to come use the gym for basketball, volleyball, pickleball, and more. For an additional fee, members can take a fitness class from our certified fitness instructors. See membership details below and find one that is right for you.

Walking Track Membership

All Ages: FREE - Residents Only

Oak Park residents can enjoy FREE access to the CRC to use the indoor track, second floor stretching area, and locker rooms.

Children with access under the age of 12 must be supervised by an individual 16+ at all times.

*CRC members with only the free resident indoor walking/running track memberships are not eligible for Playzone use.

Individual Memberships (Monthly)

Adult (Ages 19+)
Resident Fee: $25 | General Fee: $50

Start with an individual adult membership to access all the amenities of the CRC: indoor track, gymnasium, fitness center including strength and cardio equipment, community rooms, Esports Lounge during designated adult hours, and locker room.

Teen (Ages 12-18)
Resident Fee: $20 | General Fee: $40

Teens ages 12-15 enjoy all the benefits of an individual adult membership: access the indoor track, gymnasium, Esports room during designated Esports Lounge during designated teen hours, locker room, and fitness center including strength and cardio equipment (after completing one 60-minute orientation on equipment usage and etiquette). 

Fitness Orientations are available at the CRC Fitness Center:

  • Mon-Fri, 9am-9pm
  • Sat, 7am-6pm
  • Sun, 8am-4pm

No appointment is necessary, please give fitness staff a minimum of 60 minutes to go through the orientation.

Youth Afterschool Program (Middle and High School Students): FREE - Residents Only

Middle and high school students enjoy access from 3:00-6:00P Monday through Friday when school is in session for the 2023-24 school year. During this time, structured and unstructured activities and spaces will be available and supervised by CRC staff including access to the Esports Lounge, gymnasium, community rooms, and the multipurpose room for homework assistance (available Monday – Thursday).

Membership Add-On Options +

Family Open Gym Access for Children Under 8
+ Monthly Resident Fee: $1 | General Fee: $1

Children under 8 can participate in Family Open Gym hours for an additional $1 fee. Please note: The child(ren) must be accompanied by a paid CRC member age 16 or older. 

Jr. Membership (Ages 8-11)
+ Monthly Resident Fee: $5 | General Fee: $10

Youth members must be accompanied by an adult member and may access the indoor track, scheduled Youth and Family open gym hours, Esports Lounge during designated Youth Esports hours, and locker room facilities.

Unlimited Fitness Classes (Ages 15+)
+ Monthly Resident Fee: $25 | General Fee: $50

Punch Passes are also available for members and non-members !

  • 10 Fitness Punch Pass Fee: $91 – $111
  • 5 Fitness Punch Pass Fee: $55 – $72
  • Single class purchase – $14 – $19

Add variety to your fitness routine with unlimited fitness classes. This membership provides access to Park District of Oak Park fitness classes hosted throughout the District, including the CRC, Dole Center, Ridgeland Common, GRC, and park centers. Punch passes and individual class registrations also available. Does not include Active Adult programs and select ADD-ON fitness sessions. Additional exclusions may apply. Reach out directly to our Fitness Program Supervisor, Erin Coffman, with questions.

Not sure if it’s worth it? See our current class schedule. It pays for itself if just taking 2 classes per month!

Unlimited Playzone (3mo - 11yr)
+ Monthly Resident Fee: $15 | General Fee $30

Punch Passes are also available for members and non-members !

  • 10 Punch Pass Fee: $45 – $90 (per child)
  • Single visit: $5 – $10 (per family visit)

Limited to 90 minutes per visit

CRC guests can access childcare for in our forest-themed playroom room while visiting the facility. Children 3 months through 11 years old are welcome to interact with books, toys, games, activities, and experienced staff to keep them busy and having fun. Punch pass and individual drop in fees also available. Reach out directly to to sign up.

See the guidelines for the Playzone below.

Daily Fee

Individual (Ages 12+)
Fee: $15

The daily fee is the same for both residents and non-residents. Ages 12-15 will need to fulfill an orientation requirement to continue use of daily fees without a membership. Adults can sign up their teens and children for memberships.

Daily fees are paid in-person with card or cash at the CRC.

NOTE: If you decide to try the CRC for a day and pay the $15 fee, you can use one visit ($15) toward becoming a paid CRC member. 


Chris EvansContact

Memberships & Operations Supervisor, CRC
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