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RECREATIONGUIDE Fall 2023
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INTRODUCINGADVENTURE FALLS SPRAYGROUND, MINI GOLF & SPORTCOURTSATMCCOLLUMPARK! As part of the McCollum Park Improvement Project, new and renovated amenities at Adventure Falls will provide recreation opportunities for visitors of all ages! Adventure Falls will open later this summer! Get updates at dgparks.org!
A new sprayground, presented by Jackson Family Dentistry, will feature three splash areas for tots, families and teens as well as seating and shade! A renovated plaza area with picnic tables and benches Rebranded miniature golf course (formerly Miner Mike's Adventure Golf)
Renovated sport courts, presented by Community Bank of Downers Grove, will feature new energy- efficient LED lighting and will include a total of 8 dedicated pickleball courts and 6 tennis courts (which can be converted for an additional 16 temporary pickleball courts)
Board of COMMISSIONERS
For the Board meeting schedule, visit: dgparks.org/meetings
President BOBKOTULA BKOTULA@DGPARKS.ORG
Vice President SANDRA MCDONNELL SMCDONNELL@DGPARKS.ORG
Treasurer JONDAHLSTROM JDAHLSTROM@DGPARKS.ORG
Secretary BRETBENDER BBENDER@DGPARKS.ORG
Commissioner CRAIGLUNDT CLUNDT@DGPARKS.ORG
REGISTRATIONDATES JULY 10 RESIDENT REGISTRATION OPENS AT 9AM JULY 17 NON-RESIDENT REGISTRATION OPENS AT 9AM
FACILITYDIRECTORY LINCOLN CENTER 935 Maple Ave., Downers Grove 630.960.7500 BELMONT GOLF CLUB 2420 Haddow Ave., Downers Grove 630.963.1306 DOWNERS GROVE MUSEUM 831 Maple Ave., Downers Grove 630.963.1309 DOWNERS GROVE RECREATION CENTER & 4500 FITNESS 4500 Belmont Rd., Downers Grove 630.960.7500 ∞ FITNESS DESK 630.960.7462 LYMAN WOODS NATURE CENTER & PRESERVE 901 31st St., Downers Grove 630.963.9388 ADVENTURE FALLS GOLF McCollum Park, 6801 Main St., Downers Grove 630.963.8793 PARKDIRECTORY For all park locations, visit dgparks.org DOERHOEFER PARK: 41st & Saratoga
What’s Inside... TABLEOFCONTENTS
BELMONT GOLF CLUB
4500 FITNESS & PROGRAMS
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YOUTH SPORTS YOUTH LEAGUES
ADULT SPORTS & LEAGUES
GYMNASTICS MARTIAL ARTS
38-39 LINCOLN LEARNING CENTER 40-41 EARLY CHILDHOOD 42-46 BIRTHDAY PARTIES 47 YOUTH INTEREST 48-59 ART PROGRAMS 60-62 MUSIC & THEATER PROGRAMS 63-64 DANCE PROGRAMS 65-69 ADULT INTEREST 70-75 HISTORY PROGRAMS 76-81 NATURE PROGRAMS 82-97 REGISTRATION INFORMATION 98-99
EBERSOLD PARK: 59th & Main FISHEL PARK: 1036 Grove St. HUMMER PARK: 4833 Fairview Ave. MCCOLLUM PARK: 6801 Main St.
Register Online at DGPARKS. ORG
Special EVENTS Tiny Tots TRACKMEET Calling all future Olympians! Come test your speed and athleticism in this fun track meet. Organized by age, tots will participate in a variety of running events and a field event. Open to any athlete ages 3 to 7. All track athletes are winners and will receive prizes! Price is per person. Age: 3-7 R/NR: $25/$35 Location: Downers Grove North High School Class # Date Day Time 4395C00-01 8/27 SU 10:00am-12:00pm Dog DAZE FREE! Join us for our second annual Dog Daze Event! Pack up your pooch and plan for a day of fun-filled activities for you and them. For the pups, we will have an agility course competition, peanut butter licking contest, splash zone and more! For the people, enjoy food trucks, pet vendors, live acoustic music and adult beverages. Beverage tips will be donated to a local animal shelter. Agility course sponsored by Community Bank of Downers Grove. Age: All Fee: Free Location: Fishel Park Date Day Time 9/9 SA 12:00-4:00pm
Downers Grove OPEN Male and female golfers ages 18 and up are eligible to compete in this 9-hole stroke play format Open. Tee times begin at 12:00pm and continue until all of the golfers have teed off. Participants must be checked in at the 1st tee 15 minutes prior to tee time. This tournament play is governed by USGA rules and as amended by the tournament committee. Tournament committee will pair golfers and all golf course policies are in effect. Prizes are awarded for all competitions and for tournament flights! Other contests include: Longest Drive, Longest Putt, Closest to the Pin, etc. Register in person or by calling the Clubhouse at 630.963.1306. Greens fees to be paid the day of the Open. Fee: $30 (green fee and event fee) Age: 18+ Location: Belmont Golf Club Date Day Time 9/23 SA 12:00pm Specters & SPIRITS Join us for a spirited exploration of the allegedly haunted Downers Grove Museum and Main Street Cemetery while enjoying a spook-filled evening of some adult fun. Enjoy some light appetizers, before heading on a search for signs of spirits with paranormal experts using real paranormal detection equipment. Fee includes light appetizers and a non-alcoholic beverage. Age: 18+ Min/Max: 20/40 R/NR: $42/$63 Location: Downers Grove Museum Campus Class # Date Day Time 4700G15-01 10/13 F 7:00-10:00pm
Special EVENTS Fairytale ROYAL BALL NEW! Join your favorite princesses for an enchanting event filled with live performances, meet and greets, photo ops and more! Spend a magical morning with up to 10 characters. One adult per registered child may attend. Advance registration is required. Entry and includes meet and greets, photo ops, live performances, activities, dance parties plus ribbon wand! VIP (10:00AM) Residents: $56 / Non-residents: $66 Entry includes everything from general admission, plus early access, a VIP Story reading, mini autograph book, coronation ceremony with real tiara, exclusive performance, and a little extra meet and greet time. Age: 2-10 Min/Max: 20/25 Location: Lincoln Center Date: 9/30 Day: SA Class # Time R/NR Reservation 4720A06-01 10:30-11:45am $40/$50 General Admission 4720A06-02 10:00-11:45am $56/$66 VIP GENERALADMISSION (10:30AM) Residents: $40 / Non-residents: $50
Halloween TRICK-OR- TREATTRAIL PRESENTED BY COMMUNITY BANK OF DOWNERS GROVE NEW! Dress up in your favorite costume and grab your trick-or-treat bag! This trick-or-treat trail will feature friendly characters handing out candy and treats. Then head over to the parking lot for our Touch-A-Truck event! A limited number of spots are available for each time slot. One adult admitted per child. Each time slot is 15 minutes. Age: 3-12 R/NR: $10/$15 Location: McCollum Park Class # Date Day Time 4720L00-01 10/21 SA 10:00-10:15am 4720L00-02 10/21 SA 10:15-10:30am 4720L00-03 10/21 SA 10:30-10:45am 4720L00-04 10/21 SA 10:45-11:00am 4720L00-05 10/21 SA 11:00-11:15am 4720L00-06 10/21 SA 11:15-11:30am 4720L00-07 10/21 SA 11:30-11:45am 4720L00-08 10/21 SA 11:45am-12:00pm 4720L00-09 10/21 SA 12:00-12:15pm 4720L00-10 10/21 SA 12:15-12:30pm
Blodgett House BOO FEST
Trick-or-treat at the Downers Grove Museum! Visit the Victorian Blodgett House decorated for Halloween and complete a holiday-themed scavenger hunt and play some spooky-themed
Join us for this free, all-ages event! Children will have the opportunity to climb and explore a variety of vehicles and see their favorite big trucks up close. Ages: All Fee: Free Location: McCollum Park Date Day Time 10/21 SA 9:00am-1:00pm
Halloween games. Age: All Fee: Free Location: Downers Grove Museum Date Day Time 10/31 TU
Special EVENTS It’s Thanksgiving, DOWNERS GROVE Good grief, is it Thanksgiving already? Kids, come celebrate with us as we watch a Thanksgiving special, visit with a special character, enjoy some snacks and create some festive crafts. Participants with food allergies may be exposed to allergens. Advance registration is required. Registration is per child. An adult must stay to supervise their child(ren). Only two adults per family may attend. Age: 3-9 Min/Max: 20/40 R/NR: $25/$35 Location: Lincoln Center Class # Date Day Time 4720A05-01 11/11 SA 9:30-10:30am Merry and Bright: AVICTORIAN CHRISTMAS Get in the holiday spirit here at the Downers Grove Museum! We invite you and your whole family to learn about Victorian Christmas traditions, tour the holiday decorated Victorian Blodgett House and visit with Santa. Stroll the park on a luminary walk, view holiday trees decorated by the community and warm up around a campfire as you listen to Victorian-era carolers. Age: All Fee: Free Location: Downers Grove Museum Campus Date Day Time 12/9 SA 3:00-6:00pm
Candy CANE LANE
Celebrate the holidays with us at Candy Cane Lane. This family-friendly event includes holiday crafts and activities, pictures with Santa, festive snacks and story time with Mrs. Claus. Not in the Christmas spirit? Come spend some time with “The Mean One” and maybe Christmas... perhaps...will mean a bit more. An adult must stay to supervise their child(ren). This event will be held in an open house format. Participants with food allergies may be exposed to allergens. Advance registration is required. Registration is per child. Only 2 adults per family may attend. Age: 3-9 Min/Max: 50/200 R/NR: $30/$40 Location: Lincoln Center Class # Date Day Time 4720A04-01 12/2 SA 9:00am-12:00pm New Year’s Eve COUNTDOWN TONOON Join us to ring in the new year at noon. We’ll celebrate with party favors, DJ Coach Josh, a photo booth, snacks, a balloon drop and more! Parents must stay and supervise their children. Children under two are welcome to attend free of charge. Space is limited, register today! Participants with food allergies may be exposed to allergens.
Age: 2-10 R/NR: $25/$35 Location: Recreation Center Class # Date Day Time 4720A00-01 12/31 SU 10:00am-12:00pm
2420 HADDOW AVE. DOWNERS GROVE, IL
HISTORIC 9 HOLE PAR 36 • DRIVING RANGE SHELTER
2023 GREEN FEES Reserve your tee time up to seven days in advance by calling 630.963.1306 or booking online at belmontgolfclub.org.
2023 DRIVINGRANGE The Driving Range at the Belmont Golf Club offers a range shelter covering 10 of the 24 hitting stations featuring seating, infrared heaters and ceiling fans that provide a comfortable golf experience even on rainy and cold days. The covered stations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Target areas are located throughout the range and are prominently marked. The range also features a large practice putting green, sand trap and chipping area. Buckets may be purchased directly at the ball dispenser using a credit card during open and closed Clubhouse hours. We are happy to provide loaner clubs for use on the range by golfers of all ages.
2023 Green Fees*
Weekday: Monday to Thursday
Junior/Senior: Monday to Friday $19
Weekend: Friday to Sunday & Holidays
Motorized Cart for Replay
Number of Balls
Pull Cart for Replay
*Fees are subject to change.
*Fees are subject to change.
FAMILYGOLF RATE Make golf a family affair and enjoy a great value at Belmont Golf Club. Parents or guardians pay only $19 (twilight greens fee) and up to three children (ages 17 and under) can golf with them for free! The Family Golf Rate is offered daily from 6:00pm to close. Tee times are required. FAMILYGOLF RATE DETAILS: Family tee time for up to four family members. Tee times starting at 6:00pm (June 1 to August 31) Family members can be parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins and of course the kids. At least one family member has to be 21 or older. There is no competition, but if kids play at least 4 holes, they earn a FREE fountain drink. Proper etiquette and pace of play will be encouraged for all participants. Cart Fee is not included. 8
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LESSONS/CAMPS GOLF LESSONS
TOURNAMENT DOWNERS GROVE OPEN
Improve your skills with lessons from our certified golf professional, Tom Olms and Jim Festle. Private and semi- private and group lesson are available. Range balls are included with each lesson. Call 630.963.1306 for more information about our professionals and how to schedule a lesson. JUNIORGOLF CAMP A continuation of our popular summer camps and designed to keep young golfers engaged during the off-season. Your child will learn solid fundamentals with an emphasis on golf technique and swing mechanics. Taught outdoors in our covered driving range shelter and instructed by Golf Professional, Tom Olms. Please bring golf clubs if your junior golfer has access to a set. Loaner clubs are limited. Min/Max: 4/8 Fee: $55 Location: Belmont Golf Club Instructor: Tom Olms Class # Age Date Day Time 4250R00-01 4-7 9/27 - 10/18 W 3:30-4:15pm 4250R00-02 8-12 9/27 - 10/18 W 4:30-5:15pm 4250R00-03 4-7 10/25 - 11/15 W 3:30-4:15pm 4250R00-04 8-12 10/25 - 11/15 W 4:30-5:15pm
Male and female golfers ages 18 and up are eligible to compete in this 9-hole stroke play format Open. Tee times begin at 12:00pm and continue until all of the golfers have teed off. Participants must be checked in at the 1st tee 15 minutes prior to tee time. This tournament play is governed by USGA rules and as amended by the tournament committee. Tournament committee will pair golfers and all golf course policies are in effect. Prizes are awarded for all competitions and for tournament flights! Other contests include: Longest Drive, Longest Putt, Closest to the Pin, etc. Register in person or by calling the Clubhouse at 630.963.1306. Greens fees to be paid the day of the Open Fee: $30 (green fee and event fee) Age: 18+ Location: Belmont Golf Club Date Day Time 9/23 SA 12:00pm
Golf OUTINGS Corporate Charity Friends and Family
For more information, contact our Golf Course General Manager Ken McCormick at 630.963. 1306 or email@example.com
Food & BEVERAGE Stop in after your round or bucket and enjoy the view of the course from our newly renovated 4,000 sq. ft. Clubhouse. Relax and choose from our traditional sandwiches and snacks. Cool off with a variety of soft drinks, domestic, imported and craft beer and wine. Enjoy the news or games on our two HD televisions.
Pro SHOP The Belmont Golf Club now offers merchandise from the top manufacturers in the industry. Products from Callaway, Cleveland, FootJoy, Srixon, Titleist, and Under Armor are available to our guests.
RECREATION CENTER 4500 BELMONT RD.
FITNESS DESK - 630.960.7462
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ENROLLMENTFEE $30 FOR EACH MEMBER RESIDENTMEMBERSHIP MEMBERSHIP TYPE PAID IN FULL
At 4500 Fitness, you’ll find friendly and knowledgeable staff who will help you meet your fitness goals; a wide array of group classes for every interest and to fit every schedule; open gyms that let you hit the court running and other opportunities to learn more about healthy living. UPDATED STRENGTH EQUIPMENT Cardio Machines Free Weights 3-lane Indoor Track Steam Rooms Locker Rooms Reduced Rates on Personal Training Reduced Rates on Premier & Group Fitness Classes Equipment Orientation HOURS Monday to Friday 5:00am-9:00pm Saturday/Sunday 7:00am-6:00pm *Subject to change.
MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN $27 ($324 annually)
ADULT ADD ON
$21 ($252 annually)
STUDENT (AGE 14-23)
$21 ($252 annually)
SENIOR (AGE 62+)
$21 ($252 annually)
SENIOR ADD ON (AGE 62+)
$13 ($156 annually)
$21 ($252 annually)
$27 ($324 annually)
GOLD MEMBERSHIP ADD-ON $240
Membership + $20
NON-RESIDENTMEMBERSHIP MEMBERSHIP TYPE PAID IN FULL
MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN $33 ($396 annually)
ADULT ADD ON
$26 ($312 annually)
STUDENT (AGE 14-23)
$26 ($312 annually)
SENIOR (AGE 62+)
$26 ($312 annually)
SENIOR ADD ON (AGE 62+)
$16 ($192 annually)
$26 ($312 annually)
GOLD MEMBERSHIP ADD-ON $240
Membership + $20
RATE INFORMATION Gold Membership Add-on includes unlimited group exercise classes. Fitness Membership required to obtain Gold Pass. Fee is per person. Rates are subject to change. We reserve the right to cancel or change membership options. Household members must live at same address. All members must be a minimum of 14 years or older.
FITNESS CENTER CLOSINGS: 8/28/23-9/4/23, 11/23/23, 12/25/23, 1/1/24
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RENEWACTIVE In a partnership between 4500 Fitness and Healthy Contributions, Renew Active is a fitness membership benefit for those who qualify through United Healthcare, or AARP-branded Medicare plans. Renew Active allows a fitness membership at no cost to the member. To see if you qualify, please contact your insurance provider. TEEN FITNESS UNIVERSITY PERSONALTRAINING Ages 12-13 Years Teen University has been developed to provide individuals ages 12-13 the opportunity to workout safely and effectively. Teen U clients may purchase a 5-session package with a certified personal trainer. Trainers will design a workout plan to safely fit the goals and abilities of the Teen U clients. See Personal Training section for package prices. Teen Fitness University is personal training only, not a Fitness Membership. SILVER SNEAKERS FITNESS CLASSES Silver Sneaker classes are free to insurance members Lincoln Center: Tuesday & Thursday 10:30am Free to Insurance Memberships 4500 Fitness: Mon., Wed., Fri., 10am PRIMEMEMBERSHIPS Prime is a well-being benefit that is offered by most employers as part of a health insurance plan. Contact your insurance carrier to see if you qualify for this benefit. SILVER&FIT Silver&Fit is designed to help older adults achieve better health through exercise and health education. Silver&Fit provides eligible members with no-cost or low-cost fitness memberships through arrangements with certain health plans. ACTIVE&FIT Active&Fit is designed to help the younger crowd achieve health through exercise. The Active&Fit program is a flexible, low-cost fitness membership available through your employer, health plan, or other participating organizations. 11 See Class Schedule for details Free to Insurance Members
As an affiliate of Silver Sneakers, Renew Active, Prime, Silver&Fit and Active&Fit, eligible individuals simply present their healthcare fitness ID number and a valid driver's license or state ID to enroll in a no cost Fitness
Membership at 4500 Fitness. INDOORTRACK
The indoor track is open to the community and fitness members. The track is included in a fitness membership. Non-fitness members may purchase a track pass allowing access to the indoor track only. Track passes expire 1-year from date of purchase. Proof of residency is required. Track passes are non-refundable or transferable. Resident: $5 | Non-resident: $75 Senior (62+) Non-resident: $50 WORK INDOWNERS GROVE? If you work at a business that is within Park District boundaries, you can receive resident rates on an annual Fitness Membership. Proof of full-time employment is required. GROUPEXERCISE CLASSES Check 4500Fitness.org for the most up-to-date class schedule. Purchase punch card or add-on to your 4500 Fitness Membership. GROUPEXERCISE CLASSES: LesMills BodyCombat, LesMills BodyPump, Barre, Sculpt, Cycle, Senior Cycle, Buns,Guns, & Guts, Step, Zumba, Zumba Gold, WERQ, 30 minute Core, Pilates, Yoga, Meditation Sound Healing Bowls, Dance Your Weight Off PUNCH CARDS VISITS FITNESS MEMBER* RESIDENT NON-RESIDENT ONE CLASS $8 $10 $15 FIVE CLASSES $35 $45 $67 TEN CLASSES $60 $80 $120 GOLD PASS ADD-ON - UNLIMITED CLASSES PER MONTH MEMBERSHIP TYPE PAID IN FULL* PAYMENT PLAN INDIVIDUAL MEMBER $240 $20 PER MONTH
All participants must be 14 years and up. *Fee is per person on the membership.
Personal TRAINING Get real results with a fitness plan custom designed for your goals with a Nationally Certified Personal Trainer. Call 630.960.7563 to make an appointment. Sessions expire 6 months after purchase. For Partner Training or Group Training call 630.960.7563.
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TEENUNIVERSITY | 45-MINUTE SESSIONS (AGE 12-13) NUMBER OF SESSIONS INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS PARTNER TRAINING SESSIONS 5 $240 $200 per person
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STREETSELF-DEFENSE Learn street self-defense based on Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune Do. This practice of martial arts includes over 50 years of training and testing in a wide variety of real-life situations. This class integrates martial arts with the Complete Self- Defense System (CSDS). On your journey of learning CSDS, you will adapt problem solving skills to handle a person who is bigger than you using kicks, knees, elbows and more. The program has been taught to military members and law enforcement around the country. Life is better when you have confidence in yourself and this program will provide this! Please note: This program is contractual and is not eligible for a Fitness Member rate. Age: 14+ Min/Max: 6/15 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Hit2Fit Class # Date Day Time R/NR 4301J47-01 9/12 - 10/31 TU 6:00-7:00pm $96/$126 4301J47-02 11/7 - 12/12 TU 6:00-7:00pm $60/$90 TRX Improve core strength and rotational power while boosting endurance with a cardio element. Use the TRX to leverage body weight and the Rip Trainer to boost rotational power. These elements will build power, strength, flexibility, balance and mobility. 4500 Fitness Members who hold an active membership will receive a discounted fee when added to the cart. Age: 14+ Min/Max: 5/8 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Linda Ruff Class # Date Day Time FM/R/NR 4301J09-01 9/13 - 11/1 W 6:00-6:55pm $80/$88/$118 4301J09-02 9/14 - 11/2 TH 6:00-6:55pm $80/$88/$118 4301J09-03 9/14 - 11/2 TH 7:00-7:55pm $80/$88/$118 4301J09-04 11/8 - 12/20 W 6:00-6:55pm $60/$66/$96 4301J09-05 11/9 - 12/21 TH 6:00-6:55pm $60/$66/$96 4301J09-06 11/9 - 12/21 TH 7:00-7:55pm $60/$66/$96
PREMIER FITNESS CLASSES HIT2 FIT Hit2Fit are diverse and exciting classes featuring a combination of styles of MMA such as Muay Thai, Boxing, Kick Boxing, Silat/Sivat and Ground Striking. These styles along with our weight training, endurance training and high-energy HIIT training all combine to make up our one-of-a-kind workouts. This training class teaches functional real-life self-defense tactics and is suitable for all fitness levels. Please note: This program is contractual and is not eligible for a Fitness Member rate. Age: 14+ Min/Max: 6/20 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Hit2Fit Class # Date Day Time R/NR 4301J44-01 9/11 - 10/30 M 6:00-6:50pm $96/$126 4301J44-02 9/13 - 11/1 W 6:00-6:50pm $96/$126 4301J44-03 11/6 - 12/18 M 6:00-6:50pm $84/$114 4301J44-04 11/8 - 12/20 W 6:00-6:50pm $72/$102 PADS STRIKING Life can be stressful. Come to a class to help relieve stress, learn to hit and get fit! Hitting the pads relieves stress, burns calories, and builds muscle endurance. When you hit the pads, it releases endorphins, and you will leave each session with the green being greener. Learn techniques such as Muay Thai, boxing, kick boxing, Salate, Savat and more. Please note: This program is contractual and is not eligible for a Fitness Member rate.
Age: 14+ Min/Max: 6/15 R/NR: $84/$114 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Hit2Fit Class # Date Day Time 4301J48-01 9/12 - 10/24 TU
4301J48-02 11/7 - 12/19
WEIGHTTRAINING FOR WOMEN Premier FITNESS CLASSES
BALANCE & STRENGTH We can train and slow down the aging process by focusing on mental health, cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, flexibility and fall prevention and balance. Enjoy practical exercises and approaches for training brains and bodies. 4500 Fitness Members who hold an active membership will receive a discounted fee when added to the cart. Age: 40+ Min/Max: 6/15 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Taisha Selby Class # Date Day Time FM/R/NR 4301J05-01 9/11 - 10/30 M 11:15am- 12:00pm $80/$88/$118 4301J05-02 9/14 - 11/2 TH 11:15am- 12:00pm $80/$88/$118 4301J05-03 9/14 - 11/2 TH 12:00- 12:45pm $80/$88/$118 4301J05-04 11/6 - 12/18 M 11:15am- 12:00pm $70/$77/$107 4301J05-05 11/9 - 12/21 TH 11:15am- 12:00pm $60/$66/$96 4301J05-06 11/9 - 12/21 TH 12:00- 12:45pm $60/$66/$96
Recent studies show weightlifting two times a week can reduce overall body fat by three percentage points in just 10 weeks, while increasing bone density! A certified personal trainer provides resistance training, proper form, personal program design and muscle training theory. 4500 Fitness Members who hold an active membership will receive a discounted fee when added to the cart. Age: 14+ Min/Max: 6/15 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Vicki Klimkiewicz Class # Date Day Time FM/R/NR 4301J00-01 9/11 - 10/30 M 7:10-8:00pm $80/$88/$118 4301J00-02 9/13 - 11/1 W 7:10-8:00pm $80/$88/$118 4301J00-04 11/6 - 12/18 M 7:10-8:00pm $70/$77/$107 4301J00-05 11/8 - 12/20 W 7:10-8:00pm $70/$77/$107 CHAIRYOGA Practice yoga in a chair. Gently strengthen your spine and core, while also increasing flexibility and mobility. Leave feeling relaxed and balanced. Age: 35+ Min/Max: 6/20 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Shiree Bhargava Class # Date Day Time FM/R/NR 4301J04-01 9/12 - 10/31 TU 9:00-9:55am $80/$88/$118 4301J04-02 9/12 - 10/31 TU 10:00-10:55am $80/$88/$118 4301J04-03 11/7 - 12/19 TU 9:00-9:55am $70/$77/$107 4301J04-04 11/7 - 12/19 TU 10:00-10:55am $70/$77/$107
Dance YOURWEIGHTOFF NEW! Dance your weight off, is the ultimate dance party experience! Shed those extra pounds, boost your cardio capacity, and ignite your brain transponders as you groove to the beat and master exciting dance steps. It's not just a workout it's a fun-filled group activity where you and your friends can learn something new while dancing away physical, mental, and emotional weight. Don't miss out on the chance to have a blast while achieving your fitness goals. Please sign up early, spots are limited. Age 14+ Min/Max: 6/30 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Guillermo Rivera Class# Date Day Time FM/R.NR 4301J49-01 9/8 F 6:00-7:00pm $5/$8/$12 4301J49-02 10/13 F 6:00-7:00pm $5/$8/$12 4301J49-03 11/10 F 6:00-7:00pm $5/$8/$12 4301J49-04 12/08 F 6:00-7:00pm $5/$8/$12 14
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YOGAFOR STRESS RELIEF Refresh, reset, create calm and focus in your life. Yoga combines the mind, body and soul to help you heal and let go of stress. You will practice gentle yoga poses, breathing techniques and other stress reduction techniques to bring up an intense feeling of calm and relaxation. Relax your shoulders and let the stress melt away, you will leave every class feeling good. Each week we will dive deeper into the stress relief yoga practice. 4500 Fitness Members who hold an active membership will receive a discounted fee when added to the cart. Age: 14+ Min/Max: 6/15 FM/R/NR: $60/$66/$96 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Kylie Grogan Class # Date Day Time 4301J43-01 11/8 - 12/20 W 6:00-7:00pm YOGAFOR BACK PAIN This class works through movements to prevent and help minor or chronic back pain. Learn gentle poses that will strengthen your back, reduce pain, and prevent further injury. Stabilize your lower back with movement and postural correction, as well as release tension in the muscles. Each week we will progress so that you create a lasting yoga practice for back pain relief. 4500 Fitness Members who hold an active membership will receive a discounted fee when added to the cart. Age: 14+ Min/Max: 10/30 FM/R/NR: $80/$88/$118 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Kylie Grogan Class # Date Day Time 4301J42-01 9/13 - 11/1 W 6:00-7:00pm
Open GYM We offer op n gyms for basketball, pickleball, badminton, and volleyball. Fitness members enjoy free access to any scheduled open gym. Open gyms times are limited on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information, please visit: DGPARKS.ORG/OPEN-GYM
SPECIAL RECREATION ASSOCIATION
The World Health Organization (WHO) defines wellness as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well- being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” 4500 Fitness is excited to offer new and returning wellness classes that focus on the following dimensions of wellness: Social connectedness
SEASPAR (the South East Association for Special Parks And Recreation) enriches lives through recreation by providing programs and services for individuals with disabilities served by the Downers Grove Park District and eleven other communities.
SEASPAR offers a wide variety of year-round recreational opportunities for all ages, including: • Physical Fitness • Creative Programs • Social Activities • Trips and Community Outings • Day Camps • Adapted Sports • Special Olympics Training • Adult Day Program • Multi-Sensory Rooms
Exercise Nutrition Mindfulness RESTORATIVEYOGA
NEW! Restorative Yoga is a style of yoga that encourages physical, mental and emotional relaxation. This style of yoga is appropriate for all levels, it is practiced at a slow pace, focusing on long holds, stillness and deep breathing. Restorative Yoga is gentle, supportive and therapeutic, a practice of passive healing. Age: 14+ Min/Max: 6/20 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Shiree Bhargava Class # Date Day Time FM/R/NR 4301J11-01 9/8-9/29 F 9:00-9:55am $40/$44/$66 4301J11-02 9/7-9/28 TH 7-7:55pm $40/$44/$66 NEW! The goal of this workshop is to get you completely relaxed and put you in the state of optimal healing. Be immersed with essential oils and sound healing to help guide you into a deeply relaxed state. Melt away your stress and tension and leave feeling amazing. Afterwards you will receive a wellness snack to continue your healing journey. Please bring two big pillows and a blanket. Age: 14+ Min/Max: 6/20 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Kylie Grogan Class # Date Day Time FM/R/NR 4301J13-01 9/14 TH 6:00-7:00pm $20/$25/$38 4301J13-03 11/9 TH 6:00-7:00pm $20/$25/$38 GENTLEYOGA, AROMATHERAPYAND SOUNDHEALING
SEASPAR offers amazing summer day camp options for kids, teens, and young adults with disabilities ages 3–22. Achieve more this summer with Camp SEASPAR. Learn how at SEASPAR.org . Have you heard ?
4500 Belmont Road Downers Grove, IL 60515 630.960.7600 • SEASPAR.org
WALKINGCLUB NEW! Research has shown that walking at a lively pace at least 150 minutes a week can help you: Think better, feel better and sleep better. Reduce your risk of serious diseases like heart disease, stroke, diabetes and several types of cancer. Improve your blood pressure, blood sugar and blood cholesterol levels. Increase your energy and stamina. Improve your mental and emotional well-being and reduce risk of depression. Improve memory and reduce your risk of dementia. Boost bone strength and reduce your risk of osteoporosis. Now is your chance! Join the 6-week Walking Club. Walk with friends or make friends as you walk, and improve your health one step at a time. The Walking Club will utilize the Recreation Center's outdoor and indoor track. Other locations maybe utilized based on weather and participants ability. Age: 35+ Min/Max: 8/20 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Jim McCarthy Class# Date Days Time FM/R/NR 4301J12-01 9/11 - 10/18 M/W 9:00-10:00am $60/$65/$95 NEW! Enjoy 75 minutes of relaxation as we explore the physical mechanics of safely awakening the spine. You will learn structural yoga poses to prevent pain as well as to foster healing and relaxation at the cellular level. Please bring two big pillows, a blanket, and a yoga mat. Age: 14+ Min/Max: 6/20 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Eileen Johnson Class # Date Day Time FM/R/NR 4301J13-02 10/12 TH 6:00-7:15pm $25/$30/$45 AWAKENTHE SPINE FALL YOGA& SOUND BATH
YOGA IMMERSION NEW! The goal of this workshop is to get you completely relaxed and put you in the state of optimal healing. Be immersed with essential oils, relaxing meditation, sound healing vibrations, reiki energy healing and pranayama to help guide you into a deeply relaxed state. Melt away your stress and tension and leave feeling amazing. Please bring two big pillows, blanket and a yoga mat. Age: 14+ Min/Max: 6/20 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Kylie Grogan Class # Date Day Time FM/R/NR 4301J13-04 12/14 TH 6:00-7:15pm $25/$30/$45 WHOLE FOOD PLANT-BASED LIVING– EVIDENCE-BASED WEIGHTLOSS NEW! Sick and tired of being “sick and tired?” Interested in exploring how a “clean” whole food plant- based (WFPB) lifestyle may be the key to weight loss and optimal health? Get a “virtual” taste of how our current Standard American Diet (SAD) of animal-products and ultra-processed, hyper-salt-oil-sugar-food has been linked to record obesity, diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. Explore suggestions for being “SAD” no more. Program includes presentation, trivia and recipes. Age: 14+ Min/Max: 10/30 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Luanne Spiros Class # Date Day Time FM/R/NR 4301J14-02 11/1 W 6:00-8:00pm $60/$65/$95
YOGAFOR KIDS Give your child the skills to better handle life’s ups and downs through yoga. Children will learn a combination of poses that will spike energy as well as bring energy down. Yoga improves flexibility, strength, and self-confidence. Kids should dress in comfortable clothes. Age: 6-9 Min/Max: 6/10 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Kelly Cunnigham Class # Date Day Time FM/R/NR 4301J03-01 9/14 - 10/5 TH 5:00-5:45pm $40/$44/$66 4301J03-02 10/12 - 11/2 TH 5:00-5:45pm $40/$44/$66 4301J03-03 11/9 - 12/7 TH 5:00-5:45pm $40/$44/$66 4301J03-04 12/14 - 12/28 TH 5:00-5:45pm $30/$33/$50
FITNESS FOR KIDS YOGAFOR LITTLE KIDS This class combines exercise with imagination, games and a story. Kids will have the opportunity to be silly, release energy and relax. It introduces a formal way of using their body at a young age. Kids should dress in comfortable clothes. Age: 3-6 Min/Max: 6/10 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Instructor: Kelly Cunnigham Class # Date Day Time FM/R/NR 4301J02-01 9/14 - 10/5 TH 4:00-4:45pm $40/$44/$66 4301J02-02 10/12 - 11/2 TH 4:00-4:45pm $40/$44/$66 4301J02-03 11/9 - 12/7 TH 4:00-4:45pm $40/$44/$66 4301J02-06 12/14 - 12/28 TH 4:00-4:45pm $30/$33/$50
Youth SPORTS RECREATION CENTER 4500 BELMONT RD.
ALL STAR SPORTS PARENT& TOTSUPER SPORTS Children improve simple motor skills and have fun while learning a variety of sports including soccer, basketball, hockey, t-ball and more. Bring a glove and a soccer ball to class. No class Sept. 2 and Nov. 21. Age: 2-3 Min/Max: 6/16 Instructor: All Star Sports Class # Date Day Time R/NR Location 4396F16-01 8/29 - 10/10 TU 10:00- 10:45am $94/$124 Recreation Center 4396F16-02 8/26 - 10/14 SA 9:00- 9:45am $108/$138 Henry Puffer Elementary 4396F16-03 10/24 - 12/19 TU 10:00- 10:45am $108/$138 Recreation Center
ALL STAR SPORTS MULTI-SPORTS Children have the opportunity to try a variety of sports such as basketball, hockey, soccer, baseball and football and learn the importance of sportsmanship and teamwork. No class Nov. 21 and 23. Min/Max: 6/16 Instructor: All Star Sports Location: Recreation Center (RC), McCollum Park (MP) Class # Age Date Day Time R/NR Location 4396F08-01 3-5 8/29 - 10/10 TU 10:45- 11:30am $94/$124 RC 4396F08-02 3-4 8/24 - 10/12 TH 10:00- 10:45am $108/$138 MP 4396F08-03 4-6 8/24 - 10/12 TH 10:45- 11:30am $108/$138 MP 4396F08-04 3-5 10/24 - 12/19 TU 10:45- 11:30am $108/$138 RC 4396F08-05 3-4 10/26 - 12/14 TH 10:00- 10:45am $94/$124 RC 4396F08-06 4-6 10/26 - 12/14 TH 10:45- 11:30am $94/$124 RC
ALL STAR SPORTST-BALL Develop basic baseball skills such as hitting, fielding, throwing, catching and running the bases. Fun drills and games are played each week. Please bring your own glove to class. This class meets near the south end of the park, south of the diamonds and behind the DGPD maintenance building. For weather cancellations, please call the All Star Sports hotline at 630.584.2961 approximately a half hour before class. Participants will not be notified. No class Sept. 4, Oct. 9, Nov. 20 and Nov. 23. Min/Max: 6/16 Location: Recreation Center (RC), McCollum Park (MP) Instructor: All Star Sports Class # Age Date Day Time R/NR Location 4396F06-01 3-4 8/28 - 10/16 M 12:00-12:45pm $82/$112 MP 4396F06-02 4-6 8/28 - 10/16 M 12:45-1:45pm $82/$112 MP 4396F06-03 3-4 8/28 - 10/16 M 4:00-4:45pm $82/$112 MP 4396F06-04 5-7 8/28 - 10/16 M 4:45-5:45pm $82/$112 MP 4396F06-05 3-4 10/23 - 12/18 M 12:00-12:45pm $94/$124 RC 4396F06-06 4-6 10/23 - 12/18 M 12:45-1:45pm $94/$124 RC 4396F06-07 3-4 10/23 - 12/18 M 4:00-4:45pm $94/$124 RC 4396F06-08 5-7 10/23 - 12/18 M 4:45-5:45pm $94/$124 RC 4396F06-09 3-4 10/26 - 12/14 TH 1:30-2:15pm $94/$124 RC 4396F06-10 4-6 10/26 - 12/14 TH 2:15-3:15pm $94/$124 RC 20 2023 FALL RECREATION GUIDE | dgparks.org
ALL STAR SPORTS T-BALL LEAGUE The All Star approach to baseball is one that will engage all players no matter their skill level. Our coaching technique will provide basic building blocks in a fun safe environment. We have created a system that keeps the players moving and learning even while in the dugout! Mechanics and hand-eye coordination are the keys to early success. Players in this program will be more confident in this active class as we work on the proper mechanics of catching, throwing, fielding, base running and batting. This fun and exciting program will prepare each player for the level II, t-ball or coach pitch leagues. All of our programs are based on learning teamwork and sportsmanship. For weather cancellations, please call the All Star Sports hotline at 630.584.2961 approximately a half hour before class. Participants will not be notified.
ALL STAR SPORTS LITTLE PINTHOOPS Introduce your children to the game through instructions in passing, shooting and dribbling. Lower hoops are used to accommodate young players. No evening (after 4pm) classes on Oct. 31 and all classes do not meet on Nov. 21.
Min/Max: 6/16 Instructor: All Star Sports Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Class # Age Date Day Time
4396F12-01 3-4 8/29 - 10/10 4396F12-02 4-6 8/29 - 10/10 4396F12-03 3-4 8/29 - 10/10 4396F12-04 4-6 8/29 - 10/10 4396F12-05 3-4 8/29 - 10/10 4396F12-06 3-4 10/24 - 12/19 4396F12-07 4-6 10/24 - 12/19 4396F12-08 3-4 10/24 - 12/19 4396F12-09 4-6 10/24 - 12/19 4396F12-10 3-4 10/24 - 12/19
TU 11:45am- 12:30pm
TU 12:30-1:30pm $94/$124
TU 4:00-4:45pm $94/$124
TU 4:45-5:45pm $94/$124
TU 5:45-6:30pm $94/$124
No class Sept. 2. Min/Max: 6/40
TU 11:45am- 12:30pm
Location: Henry Puffer School Instructor: All Star Sports Class # Age Date
TU 12:30-1:30pm $108/$138
TU 4:00-4:45pm $108/$138
8/26 - 10/14 SA 12:00-1:00pm
8/26 - 10/14 SA 1:00-2:00pm
TU 4:45-5:45pm $108/$138
ALL STAR SPORTS KIDS VOLLEYBALL Get an introduction to the basics of the game of volleyball including bumping, setting and serving with an emphasis on having fun. Basic team strategies and skills to improve footwork and coordination are also taught. No class on Nov. 24. Min/Max: 6/16 Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
TU 5:45-6:30pm $108/$138
ALL STAR SPORTS FLOORHOCKEY
Play the fastest game in the world! Understand the value of teamwork and sportsmanship while learning the basic skills of passing, shooting and stick handling. Children must bring a bike helmet and gloves. No class Nov. 23. Min/Max: 6/16 Instructor: All Star Sports Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center Class # Age Date Day Time R/NR 4396F15-01 5-7 8/24 - 10/12 TH 4:00- 5:00pm $108/$138 4396F15-02 8-10 8/24 - 10/12 TH 5:00- 6:00pm $108/$138 4396F15-03 5-7 10/26 - 12/14 TH 4:00- 5:00pm $94/$124 4396F15-04 8-10 10/26 - 12/14 TH 5:00- 6:00pm $94/$124
Instructor: All Star Sports Class # Age Date
4396F07-01 8-10 8/25 - 10/13 F
4:00- 5:00pm 5:00- 6:00pm 4:00- 5:00pm 5:00- 6:00pm
4396F07-02 10-12 8/25 - 10/13 F
4396F07-03 8-10 10/27 - 12/15 F
4396F07-04 10-12 10/27 - 12/15 F
Youth SPORTS ALL STAR SPORTS KIDS SOCCER
Have fun and gain coordination and self-esteem while learning the fundamentals of this popular team sport. Basics such as passing, shooting and dribbling are taught. Please bring a soccer ball to class. This class meets near the south end of the park, south of the diamonds and behind the DGPD maintenance building. For weather cancellations, please call the All Star Sports hotline at 630.584.2961 approximately a half hour before class. Participants will not be notified. No class on Sept. 2, Sept. 4, Oct. 9, Nov. 20, Nov. 22 and Nov. 23. Min/Max: 6/16 Instructor: All Star Sports Class # Age Date Day Time R/NR Location 4396F11-01 3-4 8/28 - 10/16 M 10:00-10:45am $82/$112 McCollum Park 4396F11-02 4-6 8/28 - 10/16 M 10:45-11:45am $82/$112 McCollum Park 4396F11-03 3-4 8/30 - 10/11 W 4:00-4:45pm $94/$124 McCollum Park 4396F11-04 4-6 8/30 - 10/11 W 4:45-5:45pm $94/$124 McCollum Park 4396F11-05 3-4 8/24 - 10/12 TH 11:45am-12:30pm $108/$138 McCollum Park 4396F11-06 4-6 8/24 - 10/12 TH 12:30-1:30pm $108/$138 McCollum Park 4396F11-07 3-4 8/26 - 10/14 SA 10:00-10:45am $94/$124 Puffer Elementary 4396F11-08 4-6 8/26 - 10/14 SA 10:45-11:45am $94/$124 Puffer Elementary 4396F11-09 3-4 10/23 - 12/18 M 10:00-10:45am $108/$138 Recreation Center 4396F11-10 4-6 10/23 - 12/18 M 10:45-11:45am $108/$138 Recreation Center 4396F11-11 3-4 10/25 - 12/20 W 4:00-4:45pm $108/$138 Recreation Center 4396F11-12 4-6 10/25 - 12/20 W 4:45-5:45pm $108/$138 Recreation Center 4396F11-13 3-4 10/26 - 12/14 TH 11:45am-12:30pm $94/$124 Recreation Center 4396F11-14 4-6 10/26 - 12/14 TH 12:30-1:30pm $94/$124 Recreation Center 4396F11-15 3-4 10/26 - 12/14 TH 6:00-6:45pm $94/$124 Recreation Center 4396F11-16 5-6 10/26 - 12/14 TH 6:45-7:45pm $94/$124 Recreation Center FENCING Fencing is the Olympic sport of swordplay. This sport inherently practices social distancing. Enjoy competitive fun safely without “fighting.” Students will learn the basics of attack and defense in fencing. Register with family members or friends to increase the fun! Additional family members receive a 50% discount when registering together. (Instructor considers the height and ability of each fencer.) Fencers may choose to rent personal equipment or to purchase their own basic set (est. $140). To rent a personal set of equipment, contact Fencing Sports Club on voice only number 630.678.0035 to share body size and then you will simply attend the first class of the beginner session. When you rent a set, no one is guaranteed perfect fitting club equipment. The set given to your fencer is at the discretion of the instructor. If you prefer to purchase a personal beginner set, the club is happy to quickly assist with ordering from Blue Gauntlet. Participant must attend first class with their new set in hand. At the end your experience as a beginner, you may have the club buy your equipment at 50% of purchase price. No class on Nov. 21. Age: 8+ Min/Max: 8/18 R/NR: $77/$107 Location: Lincoln Center Instructor: Fencing Sports Club Class # Date Day Time 4396F44-01 9/5 - 10/17 TU 6:30-7:20pm 4396F44-02 9/5 - 10/17 TU 7:20-8:30pm 4396F44-03 10/24 - 12/12 TU 6:30-7:20pm 4396F44-04 10/24 - 12/12 TU 7:20-8:30pm
2023 FALL RECREATION GUIDE | dgparks.org
Sports AFFILIATES DOWNERS GROVEYOUTH BASEBALL (DGYB) Traditional recreational focused baseball. All players ages six to 16. Spring, summer and fall leagues. Babe Ruth League plays ages 13 to 16. Chicago White Sox sponsored uniforms. Pre-season indoor camp offering. For information, visit dgyb.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. PANTHERJUNIOR FOOTBALLAND CHEER ASSOCIATION The Panther Jr. Football and Cheer Association is a program committed to teaching quality football and cheer for the youth of Downers Grove and neighboring communities. For information, call 630.375.7730 or visit pantherjrfootball.org. D.O.L.L.S. - DOWNERS OWN LITTLE LASSIES SOFTBALL The D.O.L.L.S. fast-pitch softball program provides teams for girls from kindergarten to 18 years of age, with levels of play ranging from recreational to highly competitive. It is open to ages 6 to 14 (but not yet entering high school). For information, visit dgdolls.com.
ALL STAR SPORTS FLAG FOOTBALL An alternative to tackle football, this seven-week class meets once a week for fun, instructional practices and games. This class meets near the south end of the park, south of the diamonds and behind the DGPD maintenance building. For weather cancellations, please call the All Star Sports hotline at 630.584.2961 approximately a half hour before class. Participants will not be notified. Age: 6-10 Min/Max: 6/16 R/NR: $94/$124 Location: McCollum Park Instructor: All Star Sports Class # Date Day Time 4396F17-01 8/30 - 10/11 W 5:45-6:45pm CHICAGO FIRE FCAFTER SCHOOLCLASSES NEW! Chicago Fire FC Classes are the perfect opportunity for children of all abilities to develop their soccer ability and their love for the game! Working with professional coaches from Chicago Fire FC, our Classes focus on technical development and social-emotional learning, to elevate children as both players and people. All class participants will receive a ticket to a Chicago Fire FC home game at Soldier Field as part of our reimagined matchday celebration. Min/Max: 6/20 R/NR: $90/$120 Location: Ebersold Park Instructor: Chicago Fire Class # Age Date Day Time 4396F55-01 3-5 9/5 - 9/26 TU 4:00-5:00pm 4396F55-02 6-8 9/5 - 9/26 TU 5:00-6:00pm 4396F55-03 9-12 9/5 - 9/26 TU 6:00-7:00pm
ROADRUNNERS SOCCER CLUB
Roadrunners has a staff of professional, licensed coaches who follow training outlined by the US Soccer Federation’s National Curriculum. A travel soccer club for boys and girls ages 4 to 18 that competes against other Chicago area competitive teams including some of the top teams in the state. For information, call 630.619.5133 or visit roadrunnersc.com.
TENNIS These classes introduce the game of Tennis in a fun way. Hand eye and racket skills are developed along with stroke development. In case of inclement weather, please check Weather Updates at dgparks.org. Min/Max: 6/14 R/NR: $143/$173 Location: McCollum Park Instructor: Thunder and Lighting Sports Class # Age Date Day Time 4396F26-01 5-7 8/19 - 10/7 SA 9:15-10:00am 4396F26-02 8-11 8/19 - 10/7 SA 10:00-11:00am 4396F26-03 12-15 8/19 - 10/7 SA 11:00am-12:00pm 4396F26-04 5-7 8/19 - 10/7 SA 1:15-2:00pm 4396F26-05 8-11 8/19 - 10/7 SA 2:00-3:00pm 4396F26-06 12-15 8/19 - 10/7 SA 3:00-4:00pm No previous knowledge of basketball is necessary. Classes will consist of teaching fundamentals of basketball and then playing fun games and modified games using the fundamental principles of basketball that were taught. New and returning students are welcome. Our focus is to take each individual student’s skill to the next level under the guidance of an experienced coach. Prizes will be given. Please check rainoutline.com or dgparks.org for weather related cancellations. Min/Max: 6/14 R/NR: $143/$173 Location: McCollum Park Instructor: Thunder and Lightning Sports Academy Class # Age Date Day Time 4396F36-01 5-7 8/19 - 10/7 SA 9:15-10:00am 4396F36-02 8-11 8/19 - 10/7 SA 10:00-11:00am 4396F36-03 12-15 8/19 - 10/7 SA 11:00am-12:00pm YOUTHOUTDOOR BASKETBALL
VOLLEYBALL No previous knowledge of beach volleyball is necessary. Classes will consist of teaching fundamentals of beach volleyball and then playing fun games and modified games using the fundamental principles of beach volleyball that were taught. New and returning students are welcome. Our focus is to take each individual student’s skill to the next level under the guidance of an experienced coach. Prizes will be given. Please check rainoutline.com or dgparks.org for weather related cancellations. Min/Max: 6/14 R/NR: $143/$173 Location: McCollum Park Instructor: Thunder and Lightning Sports Academy Class # Age Date Day Time 4396F37-01 5-7 8/19 - 10/7 SA 9:15-10:00am 4396F37-02 8-11 8/19 - 10/7 SA 10:00-11:00am 4396F37-03 12-15 8/19 - 10/7 SA 11:00am-12:00pm NEW! Let the first time your child picks up a basketball be with Spartz Sportz Lil Hoopers! This is a great way to get acclimated with Chicagoland’s premier basketball training organization at a young age. Designed for pre-school and kindergarten age children, these 1-hour classes will provide a comfortable and fun group environment as participants learn the fundamentals of basketball. Each session will be overseen and run by a Spartz Sportz certified trainer and will focus on learning the game, skill development, and providing a structured, engaging environment to get the children excited about the game! No class Nov. 23. Min/Max: 8/40 R/NR: $120/$150 Location: Recreation Center Instructor: Spartz Sportz Class # Age Date Day Time 4396F60-01 3-5 9/7-10/12 TH 11:00am-12:00pm 4396F60-02 3-5 10/26-12/7 TH 11:00am-12:00pm SPARTZ SPORTZ LILHOOPERS
YOUTHOUTDOOR BEACH Swim Lesson PARTNERSHIP Looking for swim lessons for your child? The Indian Boundary YMCA in Downers Grove offers swim lessons for children ages 3 to 12 years old, in addition to parent/child classes for those under the age of 3. Park District residents will now receive the YMCA member rate when registering for swim lessons. Please visit dgparks.org for more information on how to receive the member rate and for swim lesson class information. Indian Boundary YMCA location: 711 59th Street, Downers Grove, 60516 24
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