New Online Ordering Page!! You can order guest cards, decals, tags, and more on the Club's Square checkout page. At Dues time, you may also pay your dues online as well. Watch your mailbox in mid December for your Annual Dues Notice and additional information regarding this new process. Click button above to visit.

As of 10/19/20, the gates will only be open Fridays thru Sunday of each week and will close for the season on November 1st. You must have your gate card to enter the Club. Water will be shut off in the bathrooms and showerhouses on October 26th.

The Office will be closed November 25th - 27th and December 24th -26th.




Petitions for Election to Board of Directors

 Petitions will be available beginning on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 for any Resident Member of the Braidwood Recreation Club who wishes to be placed on the Ballot for the Position of Director. Petitions may be obtained at the Club Office during the regular hours of 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Tuesday-Friday and 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Saturday. The Office is closed between 11:00 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. on weekdays. Petitions must be picked up and returned by the individual who is running for the position. All Petitions, whether for Director or a By Law Change, must be turned in at the Club Office before the deadline of 4:00 P.M. on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.


The Braidwood Recreation Club will hold its Annual Meeting and Election on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at the Club Office at 7:00 P.M. Voting hours will be 9 am until 7 pm on that date.

Braidwood Recreation Club Annual Meeting and Re-Organization Meeting


The Braidwood Recreation Club held its Annual Meeting on January 11, 2020. The names of three Incumbent Directors; Frank Perucca, P.J. O’Reilly, and Dan Belcher along with Petitioners Troy Ehringer Sr. and Rich Bolatto were placed on the ballot. Incumbent Director Dean Geiss retired from the Board and chose not to run for re-election.


157 votes were cast with the following results; Frank Perucca 69 votes, P.J. O’Reilly 87 votes, Dan Belcher 99 votes, Troy Ehringer, Sr. 75 votes, and Rich Bolatto 92 votes. The following four individuals accepted 3 year terms on the Board of Directors; P.J. O’Reilly, Dan Belcher, Troy Ehringer, Sr., and Rich Bolatto.


A Re-Organization Meeting was held on January 14, 2020 with the following assignments;


The new Executive Council consists of;

            President – Justen Bohac                            Vice-President – Russ Toler

            Executive Treasurer – Allen Crisco          Executive Secretary – Tyler Geiss


Council Assignments are as follows;


                        Council                                                                                  Director

                        Administration                                                                    Dan Belcher                                                                                        Area, Tennis & Winter Sports                                           Bud Montana                                                                                      Beach                                                                                     Troy Ehringer                                  

                        Camping                                                                               Rich Bolatto             

                        Concession                                                                           Dan Koslowski

                        Fishing                                                                                  Tyler Geiss

                        Gate & Fence                                                                        PJ O’Reilly

                        Roads                                                                                     Russ Toler

                        Pro Shop                                                                                Rich Friddle

                        Golf                                                                                        Allen Crisco

                        Membership & Activities                                                  Mike Foster



Board of Directors, Braidwood Recreation Club  



Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Illinois

Law Enforcement Torch Run

Saturday, March 14th - Check in 10:00 A.M. to 11:45 A.M.


Event Starts at 12:00 Noon and ends at 2:00 P.M.

Register today at

Click here for flyer

Contact; Patty Welsh at or (708) 929-2113

Click Here for a printable flyer

2020 Polar Plunge poster_11x17_Braidwood.pdf

 As of 11/7/18, there will be no savings of parking spots on "Fireworks Day" or any day of the year, unless you are physically sitting or standing in 1 spot.

No claiming of picnic spots until midnight of the night before.