In guidance with the Governor’s Restore Illinois Plan, the Decatur Park District is re-opening The Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC) in Phase 4 beginning Monday, June 29 with new hours from 6AM – 8PM Monday through Friday and 8AM – 5PM on Saturday and Sundays.
The re-opening includes the fitness center, track, courts and indoor group fitness classes. In accordance with the DCEO guidelines, members and visitors are encouraged to wear face coverings when not exercising and maintain social distance of at least 6-feet.
DISC staff has moved fitness equipment to allow for proper spacing and has marked floors accordingly. Staff will be training users to properly sanitize equipment before and after each use while encouraging frequent hand washing/sanitizing.
Fitness classes will be limited to maximum of 50 participants with social distancing. The overall DISC capacity will be limited to 50% occupancy. The playroom for childcare remains closed at this time.
Users are encouraged to bring their own water or personal water bottles to fill at bottle filling stations. Drinking fountains will remain inoperable at this time.
Past DISC members will be contacted about updating their accounts and new members are welcome.
The Park District continues to urge everyone to keep abreast of the latest public health information via the CDC website at www.cdc.gov, Illinois Department of Public Health and the Macon County Health Department.
Visit www.decatur-parks.org for activity and program news related to program and facility re-openings and updates.
The Decatur Park District is committed to protecting the health and safety of our patrons and staff while monitoring the recent COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. Due to Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order limiting crowd sizes to under 50, the Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC) will be closed to the public beginning Wednesday, March 18 until further notice.
“We have been vigilant with precautions to keep our patrons and employees safe while continuing to make our facility available for the community,” stated Bill Clevenger, Executive Director of the Decatur Park District. “It has reached a point that closing the DISC facility and Schools Out Day Camp is the right thing to do as the situation continues to evolve.”
DISC users and pass holders can call the DISC at 429-3472 with any questions. Decisions are still being reviewed regarding freezing and/or extending memberships.
We continue to urge everyone to keep abreast of the latest public health information via the CDC website at www.cdc.gov, Illinois Department of Public Health and the Macon County Health Department.
Please visit www.decatur-parks.org for activity and program news related to program suspensions and facility closure updates.
Kids aged 4* -11 will enjoy an active Saturday morning at the DISC, with inflatables, scooters, basketball, tumbling, and rock wall (select dates). Parents must be present. No registration necessary. Need not be a DISC member.
Date: Saturdays, October 5 – March 28 Time: 10 a.m. – noon Location: DISC, 1295 W. Wood Fee: $4 per child; free for DISC Full-Facility members *Note: Children 3 & under may participate but are excluded from use of the inflatables for their safety.
No Super Saturday Recess on 11/16, 12/14 and 2/22
A check presentation is scheduled for 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22 at the Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC) to recognize the ongoing support of the Golden K service organization for the Elementary Basketball program in partnership with Decatur Public School District #61. Check presentation location will be Main Gym Court 2.
The Golden K contributes nearly five-thousand dollars annually to help fund Elementary Basketball. An estimated two-hundred sixth graders from Decatur Public Schools take part in the after-school program, representing fourteen different District #61 schools. The program gives youth the chance to play league games in a positive sports environment at the Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC). Funds from Golden K are used to provide court time on full-sized courts with spectator seating for each game, referees, scorekeepers, scoreboards, scorebooks, basketballs, and more.
Elementary Basketball is a joint partnership between District #61 and the Decatur Park District, designed to enhance students’ educational and recreational experiences. The program begins in October, with students playing intramural basketball games within each respective school for a seven-week period. Teams practice twice a week and play league games weekly on Tuesday afternoons from late October through the middle of December at the DISC. At the end of this season, teams play in Championship Saturday, hosted by the Decatur Indoor Sports Center on December 14th. For more information on the Elementary Basketball program, please call Jamie Davis at the DISC, 217-429-3472 (DISC).
Come out and compete in the Central Illinois Bags Tournament on Sunday, August 4 from 1 – 5 p.m. at the Decatur Celebration! Teams will be placed in a double elimination bracket with cash payouts and prizes to the top teams. Sign-up for the competitive division or the non-competitive “back yard style” tournament. Entry fee is $35 per team by August or $45 the day of the event. Must be aged 16 or older. Tournament is held North West of the Beer Garden Grass. Register at the DISC or on-site at noon. Call Cait at 429-3472 for more information. Registration Form
Date: Sunday, August 4 Time: Registration at noon; Competition from 1 – 5 p.m. Age: 16 or older Fee: $35 per team by August 4 or $45 per team on-site Location: North West of the Beer Garden Grass