Swimming Lessons

The Crete Park District is proud to be able to continue to offer American Red Cross Swimming lessons during the summer.  All lessons will be held at Governors State University HEATED pool, located 1 University Parkway, University Park, IL.  The purpose of the ARC swimming program is to teach people how to be safe in and around water and to learn to swim. 
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Check out a fun video of our swimming lessons!  
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Day Camp


We believe summer should still be great fun here at Crete Park District!  Come explore, all while having fun this summer in our outdoor camp at Crete Park.  Children will be encouraged to expand their horizons while participating in nature activities, sports, cooperative and team building games, camp crafts, special events, cooking, field trips and more. During inclement weather days (extreme hot or rain) activities will be in the Willard Wood Park Center.


Flexible Scheduling!  (half day, full day, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 days per week:  Call 672-6969 for pricing)
Field Trips & Special Days Included in Fee
Well established camp program
Staff trained in First Aid/CPR and much more!
FREE Lunch~ thanks to the Northern Illinois Food Bank

We understand how crazy your schedule is cause we are living this craziness, too!  We will have All Day-Day Camp and will spend the mornings with the Theme Camps participating fully in the activities and events. The afternoon will be spent playing outdoor games, sports and playing in the park. FREE Lunch will be served at 12 NOON. 

Wonder what it's like to be part of Crete Park District Day Camp?  Here is a sample of what we do here!  If you're looking to get out of daycare and get into a summer of fun....YOU HAVE FOUND THE PLACE!

Please complete the following forms and bring to the office for registration or leave town to complete them when you arrive at the office.  For your child's safety, they must be complete before you drop your child off at the Crete Park District.

Required Parent Packet
Camp Emergency Form


Day Camp