Facility News

Get Certified in CPR/AED and First Aid

While a medical professional is the best option for a person in need, it’s often the Good Samaritans and other first responders who help keep a patient stable until professional help arrives. This fall, the Glen Ellyn Park District is offering classes for ages 15 and up that will teach CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), how and when to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) device, and general First Aid. Skills learned will help attendees know how to handle the situation if a person near them is having a heart attack, or if the person is the victim of a bone fracture, a burn, or other medical emergency. Read More »

Gymnasium Floor Refinishing and Track Deep Cleaning

Some exciting news – we’re refinishing the gym floor and performing a deep cleaning of the indoor track! Due to these improvements, the gymnasium and track will be closed beginning on Wednesday, September 4th. The gymnasium will reopen on Sunday, September 8th and the indoor track on Monday, September 9th. We are always looking for ways to make our facilities better and provide quality experiences for our community, and we thank you for your patience during this process.

Winter Indoor Soccer League Registration

We’ve partnered with Chicagoland Indoor Soccer League to offer a Winter League at Ackerman SFC. Teams will play a 10-game regular season starting December 1, 2019. $1,395/team. Registration closes on September 21, 2019. For questions, please email niestromjohn@gmail.com. To sign up, please click here.

Serve, Hit, and Volley at a Free Platform Tennis Clinic

We’re offering free Platform Tennis clinics on Friday, September 20th to introduce new players to rules, techniques, and strategies of the sport! Taught by some of the area’s top professionals, the clinics will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. for juniors (ages 6-17), 6 to 7 p.m. for women, and 7 to 8 p.m. for men at Maryknoll Park, 845 Pershing Ave, Glen Ellyn. Advanced registration is required at www.gepark.org/register. Read More »

Labor Day Holiday Hours

Glen Ellyn Park District will observe special hours of operation on Monday, September 2, 2019 (Labor Day). Read More »

Columbus Day Camps

While kids look forward to an extra vacation day from school, it’s important that they make good use of their time off. On Columbus Day (Monday, October 14th), the Glen Ellyn Park District will offer camp sessions that provide fun activities and athletic challenges for kids during their short break. Read More »

Sign Up Now for the New Fall Youth Basketball League

The Glen Ellyn Park District is excited to announce its Fall Youth Basketball League! This brand new league, geared towards boys and girls in grades 3-8, offers a shorter 6-week season for anyone interested in having extra preparation time before the 10-week Winter Basketball League program, and also gives new players a chance to try it out before committing to the Winter Basketball League. Read More »

Fall Co-Ed Field Hockey Registration Open for Grades 1-8

The Glen Ellyn Park District is now accepting registrations for Fall Co-Ed Field Hockey for grades 1-8. The program begins on September 5th and runs through October 20th. This popular sport is fast-paced and exciting, and builds skills on both an individual and a team level. Instruction emphasizes ball control, stick handling, offensive and defensive strategies, rules of the game, and physical conditioning. Read More »

Get Ready to Register for Autumn Youth Classes at Ackerman SFC

From Parent and Tot Sports to the new Fall Youth Basketball League, there are tons of activities for kids, teens, and tweens to choose from at Ackerman SFC this fall. View this season’s offerings.

Sign your child up by July 20 for the 2K19 for Kids Fun Run

Kids will run a 1.25 mile race with fun, exciting, and age-appropriate challenges at each half mile on Saturday, August 3rd. The $20 resident fee ($25 for non-residents) includes a timing bib, t-shirt, 100-Year Anniversary drawstring backpack, and post-race snacks. The 2K19 for Kids Fun Run is open to ages 4-10. Space is limited. Sign up here by July 20th.

Freedom Four™ 4-Mile Run Race Results

View the results from the Freedom Four™ 4-Mile Run by clicking here. Thank you to everyone that joined us for the race!

Independence Day Holiday Hours: July 4th, 2019

Ackerman SFC will be open from 7am-1pm on Thursday, July 4, 2019. Due to the holiday, there will be no group fitness classes and child care will not be available. For open gym/turf hours, please call (630) 317-0130. 

We hope to see everyone at the Freedom Four™ 4-Mile Run at Lake Ellyn Park. The run will kick off at 7:30am “sharp” on July 4. Registration will be accepted online for the race right up until start time, or register on-site at the event from 6am-7:30am. For additional Glen Ellyn Park District holiday hours, please visit www.gepark.org

July is Patriotic Month at Ackerman SFC

Wear red, white, and blue for a chance to win prizes in July including mini golf passes, Starbucks gift cards, Target gift cards, and Amazon gift cards. Click here to see which color(s) you need to wear on which days to be entered.

June Group Fitness Challenge

THE CHALLENGE: Take at least one class in 4 out of the following 5 categories: cardio, strength, flexibility, core, and dance. Once you complete the class, mark off the category on the Challenge Board outside the group fitness studio. PRIZES: Four winners who complete the challenge in June will be randomly selected to win a $20 Target gift card.

View the current group fitness schedule

$5 Rock Climbing Summer Special and Summer Rock Wall Hours

Climb the Ackerman Alps indoor climbing wall for just $5 per visit (per person) from now to Labor Day. View hours.

Riford Road Entrance Closure on Saturday, May 4

Due to a Community Special Event at Parkview Church, the Riford Rd. entrance will be closed on Saturday, May 4 from 7:20 a.m. – 8:20 a.m. In addition, the intersection of Riford Rd. and St. Charles Rd. will be closed to traffic from approximately 7:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Ackerman SFC will remain open and all classes and programs will continue as scheduled. In order to enter and exit the park during that restricted time, please use the entrance at the east side of the park off St. Charles Road, just west of Swift Avenue. Please plan accordingly allowing a few extra minutes to access the facility. As always, your patience, flexibility and continued patronage is well appreciated and valued.

90 Days for $90 Student Fitness Special

Hey, students! Stay fit this summer at Ackerman SFC by purchasing a 90-day membership for just $90. You’ll get access to everything the facility has to offer including the fitness center, group fitness classes, climbing wall, walking track, and open gym/turf hours. This special is only available from May 1, 2019, to June 15, 2019. Student must be over the age of 14 and show a valid school ID at time of purchase.

New Group Fitness Schedule Begins May 6

Click here to view or download a copy of the schedule.

Memorial Day Holiday Hours: May 27, 2019

Ackerman SFC will observe special hours of operation on Monday, May 27, 2019.  Read More »

Take advantage of discounted drop-in fees in May!

Drop-in during the month of May for just $5 for residents or $7 for non-residents. Payment of the drop-in fee gives guests access to the fitness center, walking track, open gym/turf, and group fitness classes (if space is available, members have priority). Child care and the climbing wall are available for additional fees. Keep your receipt! If you join within 30 days of your drop-in, we will apply the money you spend towards your new membership.