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Carbondale Park District Response to COVID-19 Coronavirus

The following facilities have reopened with restrictions:

  • Childcare: We have all day, full-time, childcare available for school age children, PreK-8. Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00-5:00pm. Read More…
  • LIFE Center Indoor Pool: Lap swimming and fitness classes will be available by online reservation only. Reservations must be made at least one day prior. To speak to a staff member, call 618-549-4222 on Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm. Go to more information. Go to make your reservation.
  • Hickory Ridge Public Golf Course: Participants can make online reservations at http://hickoryridgecarbondale.com/tee-times/. Open daily from 7:30 am-7:30 pm. Carts, driving range, putting greens, and Illinois video gaming machines are all available.
  • Carbondale Park District Parks: Playgrounds, shelters, and picnic tables are all reopened. Basketball courts, restrooms and water fountains can increase the spread of COVID-19 and are therefore closed to the public. Everyone should practice Social Distancing with anyone not within your household. Shelter reservations can be made at https://www.cpkd.org/parks-and-facilities/rental-information.

Fields and courts (basketball courts and the soccer, softball, and baseball fields) and Super Splash Park remain closed to slow spread of coronavirus within the community. 

Enhancing the quality of community life by providing recreation and leisure opportunities.

Childcare

We have full-time childcare available for children ages 3-13. View Childcare Flyer.

Childcare Centers are licensed by DCFS and accept CCR&R assistance. Qualified teachers. Assistance with e-learning and homework. Meals provided. A fun and safe “play based” environment. Limited number of participants.

Read more Childcare information, including enrollment application.

LIFE CENTER INDOOR POOL

In order to ensure the safety of our staff and patrons, entry to the LIFE Community Center will be by appointment at this time.
The building is currently staffed from 6am to 7pm. Appointments must be made during this window by calling 618-549-4222.
Lane lines must be reserved one day prior to the day you want to swim.
Walk-ins will not be permitted. Reservations must be done through our website or by phone, 618-549-4222. Go to Lap Swim Reservations.
As a reminder, lap lanes are limited to 1 person per lane per session.
Currently, we are only taking lap reservations for individuals 16 years of age and older.
Group fitness registration must be done through our website or by phone, 618-549-4222. Go to Fitness Registration.
Shelter reservations must be initiated by phone 618-549-4222 and completed with an in-person appointment. Go to Shelter Rental Information.
Thank you in advance to adhering to these changes and helping us do our part to keep our community safe.

HICKORY RIDGE PUBLIC
GOLF COURSE

One of the most challenging courses in the Southern Illinois Golf Association. Driving range and putting greens available. Illinois video gaming and slot machines also available. Hickory Ridge Public Golf Course is open daily, 7:30 am-7:30 pm. Make a reservation today at http://hickoryridgecarbondale.com

PARKS

Enjoy all of Carbondale Park District's georgous parks. Playgrounds and hiking trails are open. Restrooms and water fountains are unavailable. Please pack drinking water and hand sanitizer. Everyone should practice Social Distancing with anyone not within your household. See more parks details and locations.

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We are getting ready to open in about a month! Now that we have been doing childcare during this pandemic for our school agers (@ Kids Korner), we are a lot more confident in opening up our center for the little ones. We will limit our capacity and follow ALL guidelines from DCFS in order to provide safe and reliable childcare during these difficult times. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out. Call now to get on our list of enrollment for our opening date of: September 16th. Thank you! 🥰 ... See MoreSee Less

We are getting ready to open in about a month! Now that we have been doing childcare during this pandemic for our school agers (@ Kids Korner), we are a lot more confident in opening up our center for the little ones. We will limit our capacity and follow ALL guidelines from DCFS in order to provide safe and reliable childcare during these difficult times. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out. Call now to get on our list of enrollment for our opening date of: September 16th. Thank you! 🥰

We have childcare for your school age child. For more info, please go to www.cpkd.org/childcare/ or call 618-549-4222. ... See MoreSee Less

We have childcare for your school age child. For more info, please go to https://www.cpkd.org/childcare/ or call 618-549-4222.

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Park District

P.O. Box 1326,
Carbondale, IL 62903-1326

LIFE Community Center

2500 W. Sunset Dr, Carbondale
(618) 549-4222 or (618) 549-6565

Super Splash Park

P.O. Box 1326
Carbondale, IL
Located at: 625 S. Lewis Lane

Hickory Ridge Golf Center

2727 W. Glenn Rd, Carbondale
(618) 529-4386
http://hickoryridgecarbondale.com

Hickory Lodge Administration

1115 W. Sycamore, Carbondale
(618) 529-4147 info@cpkd.org

Park Operations & Maintenance Office

108 N. Williams, Carbondale
(618) 529-4149

Alice Wright Early Childhood Center

2500 W. Sunset Dr, Carbondale
(618) 549-4646

Kids Korner

101 N. Glenview, Carbondale
(618) 457-7356
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