Crete is a community rather unique to the Chicago metropolitan area.

Located just 30 miles south of the Loop in Will County, Crete has maintained its small town charm while growing to nearly 9,000 residents. Crete has award-winning schools, low crime, beautiful parks, lush natural preserved areas, and more than 6 golf courses within a short drive. Crete continues to be a magnet for upscale residential development and new commercial projects

  • Crete-Monee Early Learning Center

    1500 Sangamon St
    Crete, IL 60417

  • Crete Elementary School

    435 North St.
    Crete, IL 60417

  • Crete-Monee High School

    1515 West Exchange St.
    Crete, IL 60417

  • Crete-Monee Middle School

    635 Olmstead Lane
    University Park, IL

  • Balmoral Elementary School

    1124 New Monee Rd.
    Crete, IL 60417

  • Coretta Scott King Magnet School

    1009 Blackhawk Dr.
    University Park, IL 60466

    Welcome to Crete Park District!

    Crete Park District hosts fun programs for kids and adults. We pride ourselves on our Athletics, Preschool, Early Childhood Education, Fitness, Kids Korner,  and a plethora of Special Events for every season!  Crete Park District is a fun and safe environment for people of all backgrounds. We strive for diversity to represent our amazing community. Crete Park District was founded in 1957 and since then we have grown tremendously. We love adding new additions to our family. We host several, fun and engaging programs for people of all ages, from tots to seniors. We work hard to accommodate all people. Make Crete Park District your home away from home today!   

    Crete Park, 515 First Street in Crete is the oldest park in the District and is 6.65 Acres.  It has 2 playgrounds, 2 picnic shelters, a tennis court and is home to the Willard Wood Park Center.  It is also home to the 1913 Bandstand. The shelters and bandstands are home to weddings, family reunions and birthday parties throughout the summer months. For information on rentals, please click on Rental Information on the left.  

    Heritage Park is our sports complex located at 1550 Sangamon Street in Crete.  It is home to 2 playgrounds, 2 picnic shelters, 4 softball fields, Tball fields, soccer fields and our concession stand.

    Many churches in the area

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Easy commutes
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Walking / Hiking trails
Based on information submitted to the MRED as of Oct 26, 2020 10:48:pm. All data is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MRED. MRED supplied Open House information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information.

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Greater NW Indiana listings last updated Oct 26, 2020 10:49:pm.