Lippold Park has Something for Everyone!
Located on Route 176, just West of Route 14 in Crystal Lake
Parking Lot Update: Please be aware that the center parking lot at Lippold (with the Outpost on the north side and the Soccerhouse/soccer fields on the south side) will be closed on Wednesday, June 29. Weather permitting, will be applying a dust control agent. The contractor expects the project to take one day and the lot will reopen on Thursday, June 30, 2016.
Lippold Park is a site of incredible recreation facilities to accommodate every athletic interest, passive and active!
Lippold Park, located just west of Route 14 on Route 176, has become the home to a multitude of park district programs, activities and events on a daily basis. It is a 310 acre mixed use park featuring hiking trails, a disc golf course, eight baseball fields, four softball fields with entire infields of synthetic turf, nine irrigated soccer fields, three football fields, Hound Town Dog Park, sand volleyball courts, concession stands 3+ miles of biking/walking trails including the Walt Herrick Sr. Trail and sixty acres of ponds and wetlands.
Featuring a half pipe, quarter pipe, 4' bank, skate table, grind bench, two step pad, kinked rail, flat grind rail and round grind rail. Also featuring a large pyramid consisting of a pyramid island, banked ramps, pyramid rails and pyramid stairs. All these items on a 75' x 120' concrete pad. No charge.
The batting cage system features four token-operated dual function cages with fastpitch baseball and slow pitch softball in every tunnel. Call (815) 459-0680, ext. 333 for general batting cage information. During regular office hours, contact Jack Sebesta at (815) 459-0680, ext. 1216 for batting cage group reservations and information.
Outdoor Fitness Area
Featuring eight pieces of exercise equipment designed for outdoor use and for all ages and abilities. You can improve your strength, cardiovascular, flexibility, balance and coordination by working out in the outdoor fitness area. No charge.
All of the facilities are located amongst native wetlands in beautiful Lippold Park. Restrooms, drinking fountains, a rain shelter, a playground, parking, the disc golf course and the Boncosky Softball Complex are nearby. All areas are unsupervised. Safety guidelines are posted - use equipment at your own risk.