FAQs
HERE ARE THE ANSWERS TO SOME OF OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:


Where can I register?
You can register for any program, class or event (except Fitness and Sports Leagues) at our Freedom Activity Center. Our Fitness Center registration, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball and Girls Volleyball League registration is taken at Frontier Park Fieldhouse as well as classes and events. RAH registration is NOT taken at Frontier Park Fieldhouse.

Do you have special rates for U.S. Military personnel?
In support of the troops, the Chicago Ridge Park District Board of Commissioners is now offering an active duty and veterans military discount to residents of Chicago Ridge. This will allow any resident that is an active duty military person or veteran complete fee waiver of all Chicago Ridge Park District facilities, classes, and special events (excluding contracted classes and events). Proof of military status and Chicago Ridge residency is required. Please call Freedom Activity Center 708-636-4900 for more information.

What is your refund policy?
The Chicago Ridge Park District reserves the right to cancel a program, event or trip at any time due to insufficient enrollment.  At that time, we will notify you by phone.  No refunds will be issued after the first class begins or fitness membership has been activitated.  All trips and one-day workshops are non-refundable and non-transferable.  Refunds will be at 100% less a $5.00 processing fee if we are notified at least two working days before the start of the program. 

Do I need a permit to have a picnic in the park?
To reserve any of our Park District facilities or parks, you will need to complete a permit and submit it for approval. Please submit as far in advance as possible.

What is Open Gym and when can we participate?
Open Gym is held at the Frontier Park Fieldhouse and applies to the specific times the gym is open to the public. Children 8 and over may enter the gym with a Park ID and the required fee. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult with a picture ID. Each session is two hours.

What is a Park ID?
In the absence of a driver's license or state ID, A Chicago Ridge Park ID is required for admittance into the Frontier Fieldhouse for Open Gym and admittance into our Lily Pad Splash Pad. No other ID will be accepted. To obtain a Chicago Ridge Park District ID, the child, accompanied by his or her caregiver, must go to the Frontier Park Fieldhouse and apply for the ID. Proof of residency is required by the adult caregiver. A picture is taken of the child and a Park ID is fashioned while you wait. The first ID for residents is free, and $5.00 for non-residents and replacement I.D.'s.
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