Raccoon Run Winter Sports Center is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and will be open Saturdays, Sundays and holidays while ground and weather conditions remain suitable.
The concession offers cross-country ski equipment and snowshoes. Rental fee is $7 per hour or $20 per day. Equipment is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Arrangements for all day rentals can be made at the Hancock Park District office, 1424 E. Main Cross St., during the week, or at the concession in Shelter 3 Big Oaks Area at Riverbend Recreation Area. The equipment may be taken to other park district properties.
A brochure and a discount coupon can be downloaded from the website.
To check current snow and trail conditions on weekends, call the center, 419-424-1555. During the week, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, call the park district office, 419-425-7275.