Hours of Operation

Amenity Line: (815)492-2257.


The campground is closed for the season.

The campground opens the first weekend in April, weather permitting, or as determined by the General Manager, and typically closes the last Sunday in October, weather permitting or as determined by the General Manager.


The Clubhouse is open.
The clubhouse is generally open Monday through Saturday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm although there are many events and meetings scheduled throughout the month.

Open Clubhouse – Thursday nights from 7:00 – 11:00 pm.


Golf Course & Pro Shop

Pro Shop Hours:

Winter Hours begin November 3:
Thursday: 11:00am – 8:00pm
Friday: 11:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am – 8:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am – 6:00pm

Golf Course Hours
The Golf Course is closed for the season.


The Marina is closed for the season.

Multi-Sports Complex

Hours: 7:00 am – Dusk

Nixon Beach

Nixon Beach is open for the season. 
The beach closes at 10:00 p.m. and reopens at 5:00 a.m. daily.


The Association Office

Monday – Saturday: 8:00am – 3:00pm; Closed 12:00 - 12:30pm Daily.
Sunday: Closed

We do still encourage owners to call ahead (815-492-2238) so we can check and make sure all necessary paperwork is on file and prepare tags & stickers in advance.


The Pool is closed for the season.

Solid Waste & Recycling Center

NOTICE: The ACL Solid Waste & Recycling Center has returned to its normal operating hours.

April 1st – September 30th

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:30 – 9:30 am
Tuesday & Thursday: 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

October 1st – March 31st

Monday: 8:00 – 10:00 am
Thursday: 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday: 2:00 – 4:00 pm*
*open at 10am, October only

Holiday Hours:
Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day

7:30 am – 7:00 pm

The Cove Bar & Grill

The Cove Bar & Grill is closed for the season.

View their Facebook Page for the most up to date specials and hours.


The trails are typically open daily until 10:00 pm but may close during or following inclement weather.

Headlights are required on all vehicles on the trails after sunset!

Call the Amenity Hotline at 815-492-2257 for the latest updates after rain events.