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RECREATION

The Barrington Community is home to boundless recreational opportunities both indoor and out. From aquatics to fitness centers, from horsebacking riding to babysitter training, you can find your niche at the park district. The Barrington Park District administers several Barrington area parks, including Citizens Park, home to Illinois’ first universally accessible treehouse (the Pepper Family Treehouse) and the Jewel Tea Pavilion, which hosts beautiful outdoor weddings and events all season long. Citizens Park also provides an outdoor Amphitheater for concerts, tennis courts, basketball courts and groomed walking paths connecting the park to Cuba Marsh. Langendorf Park features the Fitness and Recreation Center that provides an array of recreational and fitness opportunities for all ages, including fitness classes, basketball, baseball, soccer, team handball, martial arts, cheerleading, dance, art, STEM programs, theater, preschool, and senior activities. Also located in Langendorf Park is a five-hole golf learning center, four baseball/softball fields, multiple playgrounds, picnic shelters

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and Aqualusion, an outdoor pool that offers a zero-depth, 2-foot pool with water features for little ones, an activity pool with two 160-foot flume slides and a deep well pool with two drop slides and a diving board. Ron Beese Park is an 80-acre park that houses four soccer fields, two football fields, three lacrosse fields, two baseball fields, community gardens and the Teams Challenge Course with outdoor events designed to promote group effectiveness and cohesiveness. For information, visit www. barringtonparkdistrict.org. The South Barrington Park District offers something for everyone, including programs from early childhood to adults, a preschool, gymnasium and banquet room. Their facilities include the Community Center, Community Park, Marvin Dunteman Park and South Barrington Club. These parks have baseball fields, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, picnic shelters, and playgrounds. Community Park also provides a turf field, shuffleboard, bocce ball as well as a walking path, and Dunteman Park has a basketball court. The South Barrington Club offers a first rate facility with six indoor tennis courts, eight outdoor clay courts, outdoor paddle courts, outdoor aquatic center with aquatic climbing wall, warm indoor swimming pool, a trendy selection of group exercise classes and a newly remodeled fitness center/weight room. For more information, visit sbpd.net. The Lake Barrington Countryside Park District (LBCPD) provides recreational amenities on the Municipal Campus through an intergovernmental agreement with the village. The LBCPD maintains tennis courts, playground, pavilion area, baseball fields and a water spray park. For information, visit www.lakebarringtonparkdistrict.org. The Barrington Hills Park District has a softball field and six tennis courts at Countryside School, nature programs at Spring Creek Forest Preserve and an equestrian center for riders of all ages, abilities and disciplines. For information, visit bhillsparkd.org. Golfers can play on several beautiful and challenging public and private courses throughout the Barrington area, including Barrington Hills Country Club, Biltmore Country Club, Hawthorne Woods Country Club, Lake Barrington Shores Golf Club, Makray Memorial Golf Club, Wynstone Country Club and others.

BARRINGTON AREA REGIONAL MAGAZINE & RESOURCE DIRECTORY | 2016-17 EDITION

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