Community Recreation FAQs

Monday – Friday: 5:30A – 10:00P

Saturday: 6:00A – 7:00P

Sunday: 7:00A – 5:00P

Various pricings are offered for residents and non-residents! You can add-on to your membership. Please refer to the Membership page for more details.

There will be 19 covered parking spots on south side of CRC with 4 additional ADA parking spots. One parking spot will be just west of the CRC. Bike and stroller parking also resides in the covered portion of the CRC South parking lot. See the Parking Map for more information on parking.

Click to see our overall Code of Conduct. Please see below for the code of conduct on each individual facility:





Esports Lounge

Inclusive Locker Rooms

Memberships can be purchased online here. Additionally, guest services can help with in person purchases. Learn more about CRC membership options on out Memberships page.

The free Afterschool program registration will begin June 1st for the 2023/2024 school year.  This membership will be available in the PDOP webstore, Amilia, under memberships and is restricted to Oak Park resident students from grades 6-12 . It will take place every school day until 6:00pm.

Yes, scholarships can be used toward the membership but you will have to contact the Scholarship Coordinator, Scott Sekulich, at 708-725-2023 or

Guest Wi-Fi will not need a password.  Guest Wi-Fi will be labeled PDOP-Guest. You can connect to the Wi-Fi and as soon as you open a web browser, it’ll take you to a login portal for access. Once you accept terms and hit ‘connect’, you will get internet.

Feel free to drop-in! Anyone can come at any time during hours and enjoy a self-guided tour.

All patrons looking to use the facility amenities will check in at the front desk of the CRC.

The Community Recreation Center offers two rooms available for rent to Oak Park businesses, non-profit Oak Park groups at a reduced rate, and complementary rentals for governmental agencies and partners. Reservations are welcome up to 90 days in advance.  No group can book more than 3 times a year. Please see the calendar for availability and info.

Yes, the appropriate daily admission fee will apply and must be during open hours. For ages 17 & under: A parent/guardian must sign the Waiver, Code of Conduct.

Closed-toe athletic shoes are required in the fitness center. Non-marking sole shoes required in the Gymnasium.

No but membership rates are different based on residency.  However the free after school membership is only available for Oak Park resident students.

Yes you can, but we will have to register you for the free Oak Park resident track membership once you get there.  Save time by registering online before you come!

No, you will have to remove all contents from the lockers before leaving the facility for the day.  Lockers will be checked daily after closing and any items left will be removed/discarded.

Adult and teen memberships (ages 12+) have access to all the amenities of the CRC: indoor track, gymnasium, fitness center including strength and cardio equipment, community rooms, E-sports Lounge during designated hours, and locker room and amenities.

There will be a monthly gym schedule available to see the open sports play including basketball, Pickleball and volleyball. There are also designated times for youth and adults.

If you are on the monthly subscription option, either a credit card or ACH would be required.  For the annual membership option, cash, check, card, or e-check is allowed.

If you have the monthly subscription, you can cancel anytime through your Amilia “My Account”. You will still have access through the end of the month.  For an annual membership, you must reach out to the PDOP for the cancellation.  There are no cancellation penalty fees.

You can request to have your membership put on hold or be canceled.

Yes!  The CRC Playzone was built for that exact purpose.  Please review our Playzone page regarding hours, rates, and other info.

No. The CRC Playzone is for children of paid CRC members; members whom are using the CRC amenities.

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