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CHANNAHON PARK DISTRICT

Fall 2017

Program & Service Guide

Registration Begins: Park District Residents - July 24 Nonresidents - July 31

Register Online 24/7 at www.ChannahonPark.org


Celebrity Ryder Cup Style Golf Classic A unique Ryder Cup Style Format is based on two teams of (13) foursomes, each led by one of our two Celebrity Captains. Foursomes will then be split into two-person teams that will compete against another two-person team in three separate six Hole Match Events as follows: •

Holes 1-6: Two-Person Scramble format

Holes 7-12: Modified Better Ball of Pairs

Holes 13-18: Two-Person Modified Alternate Shot

Awards/Prizes: Prizes will be awarded for top Two-Person Team, top Foursome and recognition of the winning Ryder Cup Team.

People for

Coming this fall!

Proceeds support the construction of the Arroyo Trails Nature Park.

CHANNAHON PARKS FOUNDATION

@ Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club

www.PeopleForChannahonParks.org for more information

People for

CHANNAHON PARKS FOUNDATION

The People for Channahon Parks (PFCP) Foundation was formed in 2009. A 501(c)3 not for profit organization, PFCP solicits support for the Channahon Park District through volunteerism, gifts and grants, memberships, and planned giving opportunities. Under a mission statement of “providing opportunities for the preservation of open space and the development of recreational opportunities within the Channahon Park District”, PFCP is an important asset to expanding the quality of life the area enjoys. The Foundation Board of Trustees includes President Michael F. Rittof; Vice President Scott Slocum; Secretary Charles Anfield; and Trustees DeWitt Buchanan, Joanne Carnagio, John Cotter, Erin Kotowski, David Landahl, Ronald D. Lehman, Raymond McSteen, Tim Rissman, David Rumsey, and Jayne Yudzentis. Honorary Trustees are George Barr and George A. McCoy. The Foundation is working with the Park District to raise funds and develop the district’s newest park - Arroyo Trails, A Discovery Woodlands. It is expected that the unique project will attract youth, families, schools, scouts, camps and others. Preliminary features include trails, an outdoor classroom, interpretive stations, a shelter with restrooms, educational areas, and nature based play including a unique playground.

Gifts to The People for Channahon Parks Foundation are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Contributions can be mailed to the Foundation at 24856 W. Eames Street, Channahon, IL 60410. Visit www.PeopleForChannahonParks.org for Foundation information and news. For questions email info@ peopleforchannahonparks.org. Join us in thanking our Arroyo Trails capital campaign donors to date: Major Donors Aux Sable Liquid Products • ExxonMobil Illinois Department of Natural Resources Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers Gold Sponsor D’Arcy Buick-GMC Silver Sponsors CN Stronger Communities Fund • Flint Hills Resources Greenscape Services - Greg & Kelly Stytz Hollywood Casino - Joliet David & Susan Landahl • Ron & Mary Ann Lehman Ozinga Materials • The PrivateBank Bronze Sponsors Anonymous • John & Joanne Carnagio Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell • Diversified CPC John & Noreen Dollinger • First Community Financial Bank The Grainger Foundation • Hollywood Casino - Joliet LyondellBasell • Dennis & Sharon Martin • Michael Rittof


Table of Contents

Fall 2017

Facilities

Residents and Friends:

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Sincerely, CHANNAHON PARK DISTRICT bers Board of Commissioners and Staff Mem

Mission Statement

The mission of the Channahon Park District is to serve by creating diverse opportunities and experiences that enhance quality of life.

Vision

Aggressively seek alternative sources of revenue, advance partnerships within the community, provide progressive programming for all, gather input from our constituents, acquire and develop additional open space, and embrace change as a means to progress.

Core Values Fun - We believe in promoting fun and enjoyment. Quality of Life - We believe in providing opportunities to enhance quality of life. Open Space - We believe in respectful use of open space and natural resources Equality - We believe in providing programs and services to all.

Arrowhead Community Center...........55 Dimensions Fitness Center...........48-51 Facility Directory....................................4 Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club...46-47 Heritage Crossing Field House...........55 Skateland Recreation Center..............45 Splash Pad (Community Park)............44 The Grille Room...................................49 Tomahawk Aquatic Center..................44

Information

General Information............................56 Special Interest Groups......................55 Staff & Commissioner Directory...........4 Registration Information................57-58

Parks

Adopt A Flower Bed.............................54 Pavilion Reservations..........................54 Parks & Facilities............................52-53

Party Packages & Rentals.................39-42 Programs 55 & Better Adult Programs...........39-40 Adult Athletics................................35-36 Adult Fitness...................................31-34 Adult Programs...............................37-38 Dance Classes................................18-19 Day Trips...............................................12 Early Childhood Programs.............13-15 Music Lessons.....................................20 Preschool Athletics.........................16-17 Tween/Teen Programs...................29-30 Special Recreation..............................41 S.R.J.C............................................42-43 Youth Athletics................................24-28 Youth Programs...............................21-23

Special Events......................................5-11

Trust - We believe maintaining public trust is paramount. Community - We believe in embracing a sense of community through all we do.

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Facility & Staff Directory Facilities Arrowhead Community Center Administrative Offices 24856 W. Eames Street Channahon, IL 60410 Phone: 815-467-PARK (7275) Fax: 815-467-5677

Hours

Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM Friday 8:00 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 8:30 AM-12:00 PM Sunday CLOSED

Holiday Hours

Arrowhead Community Center will be closed on the following Holidays: Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Heritage Crossing Field House

A cooperative venture between Channahon School District 17 and the Channahon Park District (building hours on page 48) 24935 W. Sioux Drive Channahon, IL 60410 Phone: 815-467-8015 Fax: 815-467-8014

Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club 24355 W. Bluff Road Channahon, IL 60410 Phone: 815-467-PUTT (7888) Fax: 815-467-3932

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Board of Commissioners Robert J. Babich Christopher J. Caldwell Dennis P. Clower Michael D. Geldean Ronald D. Lehman

Park Board Meetings:

The Board of Commissioners normally meet at 4:30 pm on the 4th Monday of the month at Arrowhead Community Center. All meetings are open to the public. Call 815-467-7275 to confirm meeting dates and times or visit www.channahonpark.org.

Staff Administrative Team ____________ Charles J. Szoke, CPRP Executive Director cszoke@channahonpark.org Traci Munkvold Superintendent of Finance & Human Resources tmunkvold@channahonpark.org Janet Cherbak, PLA, CPSI Park Planning & Natural Resources Manager jcherbak@channahonpark.org Bill McCluskey Information Technology Coordinator wmccluskey@channahonpark.org Jennifer Mensik Communications & Marketing Coordinator jmensik@channahonpark.org

Golf Team Skateland Recreation Center 25334 W. Eames Street Channahon, IL 60410 Phone: 815-467-2128

Tomahawk Aquatic Center 24868 W. Eames Street Channahon, IL 60410 Phone: 815-467-SWIM (7946)

Park Maintenance Facility 23304 W. McClintock Road Channahon, IL 60410 Phone: 815-467-5621

Brian Smith, CPRP Golf Course Manager/Head Golf Professional bsmith@channahonpark.org Charles W. Anfield, CGCS Golf Grounds Operations Manager canfield@channahonpark.org Mark Uribe Asst. Golf Professional muribe@channahonpark.org John Nugent Asst. Golf Grounds Operations Mgr. Dave Roberts Asst. Golf Grounds Operations Mgr. Ron Tracy Equipment Technician John Nichols Clubhouse Coordinator jnichols@channahonpark.org Pat Bleuer Food & Beverage Coordinator grilleroom@channahonpark.org

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Recreation & Facility Team

Kristin Knutson, CPRP Superintendent of Recreation & Facilities kknutson@channahonpark.org

Nicole Vaira, CPRP Program Manager nvaira@channahonpark.org Angela Brown, CPRP, AFO Facilities Manager abrown@channahonpark.org Paulina Tredennick Program Supervisor ptredennick@channahonpark.org Kaitlyn Studer, CPRP Athletic Program Supervisor kstuder@channahonpark.org Lori Nealey Custodial Supervisor lnealey@channahonpark.org Terrie Adams Front Desk Coordinator tadams@channahonpark.org Ellen Macuiba Facility Coordinator emacuiba@channahonpark.org Jackie O’Hara Program Coordinator johara@channahonpark.org

Park Team

Pat Fox Park Grounds & Facility Maintenance Manager pfox@channahonpark.org Lisa Coffel Park Foreman Brian McCarthy Park Worker I Kevin Macuiba Park Worker II Park District Staff Members hold varying certifications and registrations from State and National organizations. To receive and maintain these certifications, Staff Members must meet specific criteria relative to education and work experience. Continuing education is also necessary to maintain certification. CPRP Certified Park and Recreation Professional AFO Aquatic Facility Operator CGCS Certified Golf Course Superintendent PLA Professional Landscape Architect CPSI Certified Playground Safety Inspector


Special Events Channahon Police Department Presents

National Night OUt Free Family Event! Wednesday, July 26 6:00-9:00 PM Car Show Moon Jump Dunk Tank Drunk Goggle Driving Raffles Inflatable Climbing Wall Food & Refreshments Live Band

…in conjunction with the Channahon Park District & Three Rivers Public Library District At dusk bring your blanket or lawn chair to

Movie in the Park At dusk bring your lawn chair and blanket and join us for a movie under the stars. What better way to enjoy a summer night than watching Disney’s”Moana” with your family and friends at Central Park. The movie will begin around 8:15 PM. The Aquatic Center concession will be open through the movie. Date: July 26 Location: Central Park Time: Movie begins at dusk (approximately 8:15 PM)

Six Flags Great America/ Hurricane Harbor Ticket Program

The Channahon Park District offers discounted tickets for the residents to Six Flags Great America at Arrowhead Community Center and Heritage Crossing Field House. Enjoy everything about Six Flags without paying the full ticket price. Tickets are good any day the park is open to the general public (not to private events) –throughout Fright Fest. Hurricane Harbor tickets can be purchased on site for $10.00 per person. One day tickets: Our Price: $48.00 Gate Price: $78.27 SAVINGS: $30.27

Meal Deal - Only $14.00 per person! Chose from six meal choices to eat when you are at Six Flags Great America.

Have a trill to be scared? You don’t have to miss out deal for Fright Fest Tickets Valid only September 23, 24 and October 6,7,8 and 9.

Engraved Paver Program Memorialize an event or milestone by having a Unilock Brussels Block paver engraved and set into the new Central Park’s Sensory Garden plaza (being constructed this fall). You can also have a second duplicate paver made, to place in your garden at home!

Tomahawk Aquatic Center Admission $1 6:30-8:30 pm (July 26 only)

Two sizes pavers are available for engraving, and examples of the engraved pavers will be available for viewing at Arrowhead Community Center. Stop by, have a look, and take an Engraved Paver Program brochure home to fill out. Set your life event in stone today! Standard - $100 1 paver, $150 2 dublicate pavers XL Stone - $150 1 paver, $250 2 dublicate pavers

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Special Events

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Channahon’s Three Rivers Festival! August 9-13, 2017

Central Park www.ThreeRiversFest.info Channahon’s Three Rivers Festival Special Needs Day - FREE! Pre-Registration is required!

Visit www.ThreeRiversFest.info for details

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

10:00 AM 11:30 AM 12:00 PM

Festivities Include:

Swimming (optional, lift available) Complimentary Lunch provided by Channahon/Minooka McDonald’s & TCBY for Registered Participants Carnival Rides – until 2:00 PM

Sponsored by:

Rotary Club of Joliet • Channahon-Minooka Rotary Club Morris Rotary Club • TCBY Fantasy Amusement Company • Watterson

Three Rivers Festival Party Zone - FREE!

Come enjoy the Three Rivers Festival and make sure to stop by the Party Zone! We’ll have a DJ playing the latest radio hits, a mobile video game truck, glow sticks and more! It’s the last summer bash before school starts, so invite your friends and come dance the night away with us in the park! Location: Date Aug 11

Central Park Day Time F 7:30-10:30 PM

Three Rivers Festival Bean Bag Tournament Saturday, August 12 9:30am Check-In / 10am Start Open (16 years & up)

$40 entry fee – Cash Prizes Registration forms available at www.ThreeRiversFest.info For more information call Kaitlyn at 815-521-3114

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Firefly 5k

Register online at www.RaceEntry.com

Come out and experience the Firefly 5k! The race is held during the Channahon Three Rivers Festival, where you and your family can head over to the festival right after the race is complete. There will be awards for the top overall male and female finishers, top overall male and female resident, and the top three finishers in each age category. Refreshments will be available after the race for all participants. The first 250 participants are guaranteed to receive the official Tech race shirt and a dog tag when they cross the finish line. Race day registration will be available. All pre-registration must be done online by August 4. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Race Fee: Online Registration on or before August 4: $35 Race Day Registration: $40 Date Day Time Aug 10 TH 5 PM Check In 7 PM Start Time

Firefly Kids 1 Mile Color Run – NEW! Register online at www.RaceEntry.com

Open to all kids 12 years old & under Mom and Dad do you have a little runner in the family? If so this is a great way to get them started on the road to a healthy lifestyle. The 1-mile run will begin at 6:00 pm. We will give out the kid’s awards and then begin the 5K at 7:00 pm. The 1-mile course will begin at the 5K-start line and finish at the same location as the 5K. We will keep track of each runners place and time. All participants will receive a white Firefly t-shirt for the color run. When the runners cross the finish line, they will be greeted by clouds of colored powder! The top three finishers in the boys and girls race will receive awards. Registration for the kid’s race will be done all online this year. Pre-registration must be completed on or before August 4. Race day Registration will be available after that deadline. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Race Fee: Pre-Registration on or before August 4: $15 Race Day Registration: $20 Date Day Time Aug 10 TH 5 PM Check In 6 PM Start Time


Special Events

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Saturday, September 9 4:00-6:00 pm Preshow Party 6:00-7:15 pm Detroit Circus Minooka Community High School Central Campus Gym

Presale Tickets: $12/ Adult; $6/Child* At the door:

$15/Adult; $10/Child* *Children 12 years & under

All Ages Welcome!

Be Amazed! Be Amused! This dazzling circus will amaze and amuse you with their aerial antics, stilt walking and acrobatics, juggling and more! Come early for our “pre-show� party. Enjoy dancing to a DJ, face painting, balloon artists, food vendors and roving entertainment.

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Walk-N-Wag - FREE!

Getting’ Batty at Community Park - FREE!

All Ages Welcome Are you batty for bats? Do you want to know what species of bats live locally? Would you like to know more about echolocation calls and what bats eat? Join Bat Naturalist Sharon and Dan Peterson for an evening full of batty fun! We will have a presentation on echolocation calls, images of different bats, and a video clip of bats eating a variety of foods. After the presentation you will have the chance to see a live Egyptian Fruit Bat up close! Dress for the weather. Bug spray and a hat are recommended. Location: Community Park Date Day Time Aug 26 SA 6 PM

Join us for a pleasant walk with your pup on the beautiful new Prairie Wetland’s Daryl Cole Trail Network at Community Park! Along with many other dog lovers, the morning will include a family friendly canine walk, a dog treat scramble, and more! A walk leader and water for all walkers and dogs will be provided. All well-behaved dogs with a leash are welcome to attend. Location: Prairie Wetland at Community Park (Use Community Park West Entrance) Date Day Time Sept 23 SA 9 AM Check In 10 AM Walk

Fall Golf Scramble

Saturday September 16, 2017 Come out and enjoy the fall weather and colors in this 4-person scramble format. There will be contests for closest to the pins, long drives and an optional skins game. The cost is $55 per person including lunch at the turn and prize money. Tee times will begin at 10:00 am. This will be the what is sure to become a fixture on your golfing calendar! Grab some friends and call the golf shop (815) 4677888 to make your reservation.

NFL Punt, Pass and Kick - FREE!

Ages 6-15 years (Age as of December 31, 2016) It’s time to show off those football skills! Established in 1961 the PPK completion is the oldest NFL Youth Football program. Boys and girls will be able to showcase their throwing, kicking and punting skills to try and advance further in the competition. National finalists win tickets to NFL playoff games! A parent or guardian must be in attendance to fill out NFL PPK waiver on site. Location: Central Park Date Day Time Sept 17 SU 9:30 AM-12 PM (Drop in)

Fall Wine and Dine Nights at Heritage Bluffs Friday, September 1 & 29

Come out and enjoy 9 holes of golf followed by wine tasting, appetizers and great times with friends. We will be holding 2 wine and dine nights in the fall of 2017. These will take place on Friday nights and are sure to be a great time. These events will be a shotgun format at 5:30 pm and will be limited in numbers so don’t hesitate to sign up. The cost is $60 per couple which includes golf, cart, appetizers and wine tastings after golf. Come ring in the fall with some great golf. Call the golf shop at 815-467-8888 to sign up!

Heritage Bluffs Cruise Night Friday, September 15 @ Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Course See the best looking cars around at the 2nd Annual Heritage Bluffs Cruise Night. No need to worry about dents, we are shutting down the golf course to enjoy the area’s nicest cars. The Grille Room will be open and serving great food and beverages and a DJ will be taking requests all night. There will be lots of raffles and prizes for the cars entered in the car show and those that attend. Maximum of 100 cars. Registration forms are available at www.ChannahonPark.org. PreRegistered: $10 Day Of: $15 Cars admitted 4pm-full. Event goes until dusk.

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Harvest Fest - FREE!

Come celebrate the fall season with family, friends and the Park District. Gather at Central Park to drink hot cider, enjoy a hayrack ride, make scarecrows, cook s’mores over a fire and decorate pumpkins. We will end the evening with a candy scramble at 6:00pm. We will supply the pumpkins and hay all you have to do is bring Scarecrow clothes and accessories. Location: Central Park, Pine Pavilion Date Day Time Oct 21 SA 4-6 PM

Slash and Bash Golf Scramble Saturday, October 28, 2017

Challenge Heritage Bluffs at its best. The annual Slash and Bash scramble is a 4-person bring your best event. The course will be set up at its toughest with the tees all the way back and the pins tucked. This event will test every player in your group. There will be contests for closest to the pin, long drive, and an optional skins game for the adventurous. The cost for this event is $55 per player which includes lunch at the turn and prize money for the winners. This is a great way to usher in Halloween and extra shots will be awarded to anyone showing up in costume. Call the golf shop at (815) 467-7888 to make reservations.

Halloween Late Skate

Ages 10 years & up Skate late this Friday, after our regular skate session. Come in costume and be ready to compete in frightful competitions, gruesome games, and have a howling good time! Location: Skateland Recreation Center Admission: $5 (Skate rental is extra) Date Day Time Oct 27 F 9:30-11:30 PM Regular Friday Skate Session Available 6-9:30 PM Skate both sessions and pay only $8 for admission

Monster Bash

Grades 5th-8th It’s an experiment gone wrong and now the place is crawling with Frankenstein’s Monsters! Grab your friends for a frightening fun night and join us for this terrifying backlight event. We’ll have a costume contest, DJ, games, snacks and more! It’s encouraged that all participants wear a costume or something that will glow under the fluorescent lights. Preregistration is encouraged but not required for this event. Location: Skateland Recreation Center Res/Nonres: Before October 27: $15 At the door: $20 Date Day Time Oct 28 SA 6-9 PM

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Special Events America Recycles Day - FREE!

One day recycling event! Shred-X will be onsite to shred your important, but no longer needed documents. Drop off or stay and watch them get shredded. Location: Arrowhead Community Center parking lot Date Day Time Oct 28 SA 9-11 AM

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Make-A-Blanket for the Ronald McDonald House of Oak Lawn

Join the Channahon Park District in our effort to help collect new warm and cozy blankets this winter for the children and families staying at the Ronald McDonald House of Oak Lawn. Located near Advocate Children’s Hospital, the Ronald McDonald House of Oak Lawn offers comfortable, private rooms where families can get a good night’s rest knowing their child is close by and also gives families the opportunity to connect with others going through similar experiences. We invite you to help us collect new fleece blankets from November 1st to November 20th. Collection boxes will be located at Arrowhead Community Center. Drop Off Location: Arrowhead Community Center Dates: November 1-20

Double Feature Evening - FREE!

Saturday, November 4

6:00 pm @ Heritage Crossing Field House All Ages Welcome

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Arroyo Trails

This only happens one time a year! Grab your blankets and come in your pajamas to Heritage Crossing Field House. We will be showing Finding Nemo and Finding Dory all in one night. Concessions will be available for purchase.

“Discover Nature, Learn Through Play and Have Outdoor Fun!

PRAIRIE WETLAND

at Community Park The 55 acre Prairie Wetland is located on the western side of Community Park (McClintock Road, 1 mile east of I-55). The Prairie Wetland includes a trail network where you can find a variety of birds, wildlife, insects and plants. The mound located in the middle of the wetland is a natural feature known as a Flood Plain Mound. Information on the Prairie Wetland, including how the Flood Plain Mound was created, the benefits of a wetland and more can be found on the interpretive signs at the Prairie Wetland or by visiting www.ChannahonPark.org.

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Happy Holidays!

- FREE! Saturday, December 9 10:00 am-12:30 pm @Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club Start the winter season with us. Back by popular demand - live reindeer! You and your family will have the opportunity to pet and get a photo with the real reindeer. A roving juggler will entertain you 10-11:30 a.m. During this event you will also experience carolers, horse drawn carriage rides, a candy cane scramble and more. The candy cane scramble will take place at 11:00 a.m. You will also enjoy a nice hot cup of chocolate, decorate sugar cookies and make a winter wonderland craft. Bring your cameras! Dress for the weather, activities will take place outside.

Sunday, December 31 1:00-4:00 pm @Skateland Recreation Center It’s time to ring in 2018 and we are hosting the hottest family afternoon party in town! Join us for this family celebration to ring in 2018 without staying up quite so late. We will have skating, games, fun competitions, prizes, and a balloon drop. Celebrate New Year’s Eve with us!

Res/Nonres: $7/$8 (preregister by December 23) $10 at the door (all) *basic skate rental is included in the fee, upgrades may be purchased **1 non-skating adult admitted free per paid child

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Day Trips

Trips&

Adventures

Everyone age 55 years & up will receive resident pricing at the Channahon Park District!

Tribute to the Stars! - Elvis

The King of Rock and Roll, performed by Michael St. Angel, will be at Starved Rock Lodge. You can rock to the hits that made Elvis famous such as Jailhouse Rock, Hound Dog, Love Me Tender and many more. Keep the spirit of Rockin’ and Rollin’ alive! Enjoy a lunch buffet before the show including two entrees, one potato, and one vegetable, cole slaw, tossed salad, warm rolls, iced tea, coffee and dessert. Fee includes: transportation, lunch buffet, and ticket to the show. Depart: Bus Departs from Louis Joliet Mall, Section 9 Please arrive 15 minute early Residents: $60 Nonresidents: $60 (55 years & older) Nonresidents: $65 Min/Max: 10/30 Date Day Time Deadline Aug 9 W 10 AM-4 PM July 26

Sanfilippo House in Barrington Hills, Illinois

The Sanfilippo Estate is a private home located in Barrington Hills. Before there were jukeboxes and radios there were nickelodeons and orchestrators, ingenious mechanical music machines that played the music of the day to entertain the public. The Sanfilippo Collection has on display the largest variety of these restored instruments in the world. The tour will begin at 9:30 am; it will take around three hours and involves sitting and walking. We will eat lunch after the tour at The Onion Pub Brewery. There will be three different lunch options to choose from. Fee includes transportation, tour and lunch with tip. Depart: Bus Departs from Louis Joliet Mall, Section 9 Please arrive 15 minute early. Residents: $80 Nonresidents: $80 (55 years & older) Nonresidents: $90 Min/Max: 10/40 Date Day Time Deadline Sept 21 TH 8 AM-4 PM Sept 7

Overnight Trip- Door County & Fireside Theatre - October 2-4, 2017

Spend two nights on Lake Michigan’s shore in Manitowoc. Spend a full day exploring incredible Door County. Enjoy the lunch and broadway style entertainment at the Fireside Theatre. This trip is a three day trip which includes five meals, Racine Art Museum, Door County sightseeing, Winery & Wagon ride, Eagle Bluff Lighthouse, Fish Boil Dinner and the Fireside Theater Show. Price per person double occupancy is $711.55 and $702.05 triple occupancy. Don’t wait until the last minute to sign-up. Reservation forms could be picked up at Arrowhead Community Center. If you have any additional questions, please call Paulina Tredennick at 815-521-3111.

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Chicago Hauntings Tour

Chicago Hauntings will take passengers on a supernatural journey through the city’s haunted past, visiting murder sites, cemeteries, and locations of tragic heartbreak. From Resurrection Mary to the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, you’ll delve into a Chicago few experience. Meet those who live phantom afterlives in the shadows of Chicago! We will pick up our tour guide at 10:30 am, at this time we will start our 2.5 hour tour. The tour requires very little walking. Afterward we will finish up the trip with lunch at the Fireside restaurant. Fee includes transportation, tour and lunch. Depart: Bus Departs from Louis Joliet Mall, Section 9 Please arrive 15 minute early Residents: $70 Nonresidents: $70 (55 years & older) Nonresidents: $75 Min/Max: 10/30 Date Day Time Deadline Oct 26 TH 9 AM-4 PM Oct 17

Newsies at the Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre

A Thousand Voices. A Single Dream. Inspired by the real-life New York City Newsboy Strike of 1899, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jake Kelly, A charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenage ‘newsies’, who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when the newspaper publishing titans raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to fight them. This Broadway smash is a high-energy musical thrill for the whole family! Transportation, show and lunch included. Depart: Bus Departs from Louis Joliet Mall, Section 9 Please arrive 15 minute early Residents: $82 Nonresidents: $82 (55 years & older) Nonresidents: $92 Min/Max: 10/40 Date Day Time Deadline Nov 29 W 10 AM-5 PM Oct 23

Christmas Around The World & Lawry’s

Join us for a one-of-a-kind seasonal celebration at the Museum of Science and Industry visiting the holiday trees decorated by different communities to represent various cultures and holiday traditions. Enjoy the performances at the Holiday stage. Following the tour, lunch will be included at Lawry’s with a Prime Rib of Beef lunch with dessert. Admission to the museum, lunch and transportation included. Depart: Bus Departs from Louis Joliet Mall, Section 9 Please arrive 15 minute early Residents: $80 Nonresidents: $80 (55 years & older) Nonresidents: $85 Min/Max: 10/30 Date Day Time Deadline Dec 18 M 8:30 AM-3 PM Nov 17


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Early Childhood Programs

Parent/Tot Classes Rhyme and Rhythm Time

Ages 1-2 years with adult Have fun with Mom or Dad, Grandma or Grandpa as you shake maracas, bang drums, or tap the wood blocks to a beat. Children will develop listening and motor skills as they play instruments or sing and dance to a variety of music. Instructed by Jill Prokop Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $27/$35 Min/Max: 9/12 Date Day Time Sept 13-Oct 18 W 9:15-10 AM Nov 1-Dec 13 W 9:15-10 AM No class November 22

Tot Time Open Gym

Ages 1-5 years with adult Come join us at the Field House gym and let the kids burn off some energy. We have equipment that is age appropriate and designed to let toddlers explore and learn new skills. This is an unstructured class and parents will need to supervise their children. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $3/$4 per family per visit Date Day Time Sept 19-Dec 12 TU 9:15-11:15 AM

Fables, Fairytales and Fun - NEW!

Ages 1 ½ - 3 years old with adult Come enter a world of imagination with your little reader as we explore some amazing stories. Your child will develop a love of learning as we dive into a different story each week and pair it with projects, songs and playtime to enhance each story. Instructed by Jill Prokop Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $29/$37 Min/Max: 6/12 Date Day Time Sept 11-Oct 23 M 9:15-10 AM Nov 6-Dec 11 M 9:15-10 AM No class October 9

Dino Hour - NEW!

Ages 3-5 years with parent Bring your little one for an hour of Dinosaur discovery fun! They will see and touch real dinosaur fossils, listen to a story, make a craft to take home and dig in the sand to assemble dinosaur puzzle pieces. They’ll even get to sit on our Triceratops Sarah (Playschool’s Kota) for a fun picture! So much fun packed into an hour, don’t miss this new program! Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $32/$35 Min/Max: 6/12 Date Day Time Deadline Oct 18 W 10-11 AM Oct 16 Dec 7 TH 10-11 AM Dec 4

Play and Learn

Ages 2 ½ - 3 years This fast-filling class features finger plays, craft projects, stories, rhythm and games. This program focuses on preschool preparedness skills such as use of large and small motor skills, arts and crafts, taking turns, listening, circle time, following directions, sharing and participating in clean up. Emphasis is placed on socialization skills, building self-esteem and fun. Please discuss with your child that mommies and daddies do not stay. We are going to have a great time! Instructed by Molly Babyak. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $55/$71 Min/Max: 8/12 Date Day Time Sept 15-Oct 20 F 9:15-10 AM Sept 15-Oct 20 F 10:30-11:15 AM Nov 3-Dec 15 F 9:15-10 AM Nov 3-Dec 15 F 10:30-11:15 AM No class November 24

Play and Learn More - NEW!

Ages 2 ½ - 3 years (already attended one Play and Learn session) Is your child ready for more? More time for learning, fun, games, stories and crafts? This class has been designed for the child that successfully attended one 6 week Play and Learn session. The longer class time allows for more socializing and learning. Instructed by Jessica Lueshen. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $63/$81 Min/Max: 8/12 Date Day Time Nov 2-Dec 14 TH 9:15-10:30 AM No class November 23

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Early Childhood Programs

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Me Too!

Age 3 years by the start of class “I wanna go to school too!” Crafts, music, story time, and open play await the child who is eager for school. This two day a week program is a great opportunity for tots to learn to play with others and follow directions. Children must be potty trained and 3 years old by the start of class. A birth certificate is required at the time of registration. Instructed by Jessica Lueshen. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $92/$119 Min/Max: 10/12 Date Day Time Oct 30-Dec 6 M/W 9:15-10:45 AM

Spooky Little Scientists - NEW!

Ages 3-5 years Join us for some messy Halloween science fun! We will make pumpkin volcanos, have some sensory fun with pumpkin guts slime, and paint our own little pumpkin to bring home! Instructed by Jennifer Peppmuller and Tiffany Pekoc. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $16/$20 Min/Max: 8/12 Date Day Time Oct 24 TU 5:30-6:30 PM

Gingerbread Christmas Fun - NEW!

Ages 3-5 years Come on over to a fun gingerbread-themed holiday class for the little ones! We will make homemade gingerbread playdoh, a gingerbread man ornament, and decorate and eat our own gingerbread man cookies! Instructed by Jennifer Peppmuller and Tiffany Pekoc. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $16/$20 Min/Max: 8/12 Date Day Time Dec 19 TU 5:30-6:30 PM

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Lil’ Chefs NEW Recipes

Ages 4-6 years This exciting new cooking program provides a hands-on, fun atmosphere for children. Each week we will focus on a new topic and cooking skills using age appropriate recipes. Lil’ Chefs will…enhance your child’s fine motor skills, improve social skills, heighten creativity, increase problem-solving skills and build self-esteem. Instructed by Chef Tamara Womack. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $34/$44 Min/Max: 4/8 Date Day Time Theme Sept 19 TU 5:30-6:30 PM Cozy Comfort Foods Oct 24 TU 5:30-6:30 PM Spooky Snacks & Treats Nov 14 TU 5:30-6:30 PM Classic Italian Kitchen Dec 19 TU 5:30-6:30 PM Christmas Baking

Winter Break Cooking Camp

Ages 4-6 years Instructed by Chef Tamara Womack Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $62/$80 Min/Max: 4/8 Date Day Time Theme Dec 27-29 W-F 12:30-2 PM A Trip Around the World Jan 2-5 TU-F 12:30-2 PM Cooking Through the Seasons


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Kids Connection

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Connecting kids to education, fun, friends & new experiences

Ages 3 & 4 years by September 1 The primary goal of the Kids Connection preschool program is to provide children with a stimulating environment in which they can develop. The program will provide varied experiences that will promote development in all areas: Social, Emotional, Intellectual and Motor. The staff will strive to give each child a positive feeling of self-worth and value each child’s uniqueness. The facilities and planned activities are designed to provide an environment in which each child can freely express themselves and develop their potential. The children are encouraged to communicate with other children and adults, to explore, discover and learn through creative interaction. It is our goal to provide rewarding and exciting first experiences with school. Registrations will be processed in random order No Exceptions – At the time of registration, you will need: • Proof of residency (current utility bill) • Copy of county recorded birth certificate • Credit or Debit Card Information for the automatic monthly payments, unless payment is made in full at the time of registration. An electronic fund transfer (EFT) form must be filled out. There will be a $2.00 per month processing fee for EFTs (included in fees below) and a $25 fee for a declined card • $50 registration fee; also services as a non-refundable deposit • First month’s payment is also due at the time of registration Location:

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Day Age Time Res/Nonres (year) Res/Nonres (per month) M/W/F 4 9-11:30 AM $855/$1098 $97/$124 M/W/F 4 12:15-2:45 PM $855/$1098 $97/$124 M-F 4 9-11:30 AM $1557/$2029 $173/$225 TU/TH 3 9-11 AM $549/$729 $63/$83 TU/TH 3 12-2 PM $549/$729 $63/$83 Due to the amount of children that we have in our program, we will NOT accept special requests for teachers or classrooms under any circumstances. All teacher/classroom assignments are made randomly. In the case of twins, triplets, etc., parents have the choice of keeping the children in the same classroom or putting them in separate classrooms, however, they will not be able to request teacher or classroom location.

Puterbugs

Ages 3-7 years Calling all Puterbug Detectives! We need your help solving Discovery Kids Computer missions. As the technology revolution continues to unfold and the new wave of digital learning is swiftly becoming a reality, tech education is an important component of children’s academic success. This program for early learners develops skills in keyboarding, use of function keys/touchpad/mouse, creative problem solving, school readiness, Common Core Curriculum, STEM initiatives and Internet safety - while having loads of fun! New software every week, with access to online supplemental material for home use. Each child is 1:1 on their own computer, and never online as the program is downloaded onto our computers. Don’t miss out on this valuable jump start for your child! Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $84/$109 Min/Max: 3/30 Date Day Time Sept 12-Oct 17 TU 11 AM-12 PM Sept 12-Oct 17 TU 4:45-5:45 PM Nov 7-Dec 12 TU 11 AM-12 PM Nov 7-Dec 12 TU 5:45-6:45 PM

Extend the learning and fun after Kids Connection! Lunch Bunch Enrichment

Ages 4-5 years During this class students will eat lunch, enjoy free time and hands-on activities. Students must bring a lunch and drink with them. Students registered for Kids Connection AM class will be picked up by Lunch Bunch Instructors. Instructed by Ms. Tiffany Pekoc and Jen Peppmuller Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $74/$96 Min/Max: 10/20 Date Day Time Oct 2-Nov 20 M 11:30 AM-2 PM Oct 4-Nov 15 W 11:30 AM-2 PM No class October 9

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Preschool Athletics

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Little Squirts Basketball

Ages 4-5 years Your child will learn the basics of the game of basketball. We will practice dribbling, shooting, passing and defense while enhancing your child’s coordination skills. Understand and build the concept of teamwork and working together while interacting socially in a team environment. These concepts will build self-esteems and enhance muscle growth. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $44/$56 Min/Max: 6/12 Date Day Time Nov 6-Dec 11 M 4-4:45 PM Nov 6-Dec 11 M 6-6:45 PM Nov 9-Dec 21 TH 4-4:45 PM No class November 23

Start Smart Sports

Ages 3-4 years This class will introduce your child to the wonderful world of sports. A different sport will be played each week including: Floor Hockey, Soccer, T-ball, Football, and Basketball. This class is designed to create an interest in a variety of sports while developing listening and motor skills. Classes will be taught in a fun, non-competitive environment. Scaled down equipment will be used to better fit the size of the children. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $44/$56 Min/Max: 6/12 Date Day Time Sept 11-Oct 16 M 5-5:45 PM Sept 14-Oct 19 TH 5-5:45 PM Nov 6-Dec 11 M 5-5:45 PM Nov 9-Dec 21 TH 5-5:45 PM No class November 23

Regular physical activity helps kids and teens to: • grow and develop healthily • build strong bones and muscles • improve balance and develop skills

Little Squirts Football

Ages 4-5 years Are you the next Peyton Manning or Cam Newton? Then get ready for a class that will start you on your journey towards the pros! Learn the basics like throwing, catching, and kicking, Understand and build the concept of teamwork and working together while interacting socially in a team environment. These concepts will build self-esteem and enhance muscle growth. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $44/$56 Min/Max: 6/15 Date Day Time Sept 11-Oct 16 M 4-4:45 PM Sept 11-Oct 16 M 6-6:45 PM Sept 14-Oct 19 TH 4-4:45 PM

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• maintain and develop flexibility • achieve and maintain a healthy weight • improve cardiovascular fitness • reduce stress and feel more relaxed • improve posture • boost confidence and self-esteem • have fun with their friends and make new ones.

Healthy Eat Healthy • Reduce Stress Exercise • Minimize Toxins


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Preschool Athletics

Challenge Tennis Academy

Channahon Park District is excited to have Challenge Fitness of Lockport to run tennis lessons and programs. The tennis pros of Challenge Fitness are certified and teach tennis year-round to all levels and ages. Feel free to contact Challenge Fitness at 815-8383621 for any questions.

Quick Start Tiny Tots

Ages 3-5 years The primary focus is on fun, hand-eye coordination and games Location: Central Park Res/Nonres: $24/$33 Min/Max: 4/16 Date Day Time Aug 23-Sept 13 W 4:30-5 PM Sept 20-Oct 11 W 4:30-5 PM

Parent Tot Tumbling

Ages 2 years with adult We will introduce your child to the world of tumbling in a safe and structured environment. While teaching gross motor skills such as rolling, jumping, crawling, climbing and balance, your child will also improve their coordination skills, improve social interaction with peers and build self-esteem. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $44/$56 Min/Max: 5/12 Date Day Time Sept 16-Oct 21 SA 9-9:40 AM Oct 28-Dec 9 SA 9-9:40 AM No class November 25

Introduction to Cheerleading - NEW!

Ages 3-5 years So, you want to learn to cheer? This is the perfect class for you! Learn basic motions, jumps, stunts, and a cheer! Children will perform the last class of the session! Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $42/$54 Min/Max: 6/10 Date Day Time Sept 7-Oct 12 TH 6-7 PM Oct 19-Nov 30 TH 6-7 PM No class November 23

Roller Skating/Blading Lessons

Ages 4-12 years (participants will be grouped based on ability) Help your child learn to enjoy this healthy, lifelong activity by ensuring that they learn how to skate in a relaxed, encouraging environment. In just a few weeks, your child will be skating like a pro! Class is taught to match the pace of the students and will cover basic skating movements, the safest way to fall, and some fun games to get the kids excited. Free wifi available while parents wait. Location: Skateland Recreation Center Res/Nonres: $24/$36 Date Day Time Deadline Sept 8-Oct 13 F 5-5:45 PM Sept 1 Nov 3-Dec 8 F 5-5:45 PM Oct 27

Preschool Tumbling Level I

Ages 3-4 years This class is a great way to introduce your child to the exciting world of tumbling. Participants will learn to do forward and backward rolls, straddle rolls and cartwheels in a safe and structured environment. While learning tumbling skills participants will also improve their coordination, improve social interaction with peers and build selfesteem. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $44/$56 Min/Max: 5/12 Date Day Time Sept 16-Oct 21 SA 10-10:45 AM Oct 28-Dec 9 SA 10-10:45 AM No class November 25

Preschool Tumbling Level II

Ages 4-5 years This class will further develop the participants tumbling skills such as forward and backward rolls, cartwheels and handstands. Participants will work more in-depth to focus on the specific skills related to each tumbling maneuver. Balance, coordination, strength and rhythm activities will be practiced in a safe and structured environment. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $44/$56 Min/Max: 5/12 Date Day Time Sept 16-Oct 21 SA 11-11:45 AM Oct 28-Dec 9 SA 11-11:45 AM No class November 25

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Dance Classes

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Leos “Synergy” Park District Dance Crew Lovely Ages 2-3 years with adult Dance Recital will be Sunday, December 17. Dancer must purchase $30 costume (included in fee). Costume is dancer’s to keep after recital.

Class Attire:

Students are encouraged to wear traditional dance or yoga attireleotards, tights, leggings, stretch pants, and tops. Boys should wear comfortable clothing. Proper footwear is required and can be purchased at local retail stores. Ballet technique shoes are worn in all ballet classes. Tap shoes are needed for tap classes. Please no jeans in classes. Children must be prepared to attend class without the aid of a parent except for Lovely Leos, which is a parent/child participation class.

This is an introductory class for your child and you to basic ballet using creative music and movement with the help of different props. Balance, coordination and flexibility will be developed in this first ballet class. Music changes every session. Parent actively participates with child. Nonregistered siblings/children are not able to attend. Instructed by Karen Cooper Location: Joliet Park District Multi-Purpose Center Res/Nonres: $85/$101 (includes $30 costume fee) Min: 8 Date Day Time Oct 7-Dec 16 SA 11-11:30 AM No class November 25

Fairytale Ballet

Ages 3-4 years Music and dance props will encourage a “Prince or Princess” to use their imagination as they learn basic ballet steps with the magic of fairytales. Girls should wear a leotard, tights and pink ballet shoes. Skirts or tutus also may be worn over leotard. Boys should wear a tee-shirt, shorts and black jazz shoes. Child must be prepared to participate without an adult. Instructed by Karen Cooper. Res/Nonres: $85/$101 (includes $30 costume fee) Min: 8 Date Day Time Location Oct 7-Dec 16 SA 12:45-1:15 PM Joliet PD Multi-Purpose Center Oct 4-Dec 13 W 4-4:30 PM Arrowhead Community Center No class November 22, 25

Pre Ballet & Tumbling

“Synergy” Park District Competitive Dance Crew

The competitive dance team competes from January to April in the Illinois Park District Gymnastics Conference Drill Team Division. New members are welcome. During this session focus is on learning dance techniques, routines and group work to develop a teamwork atmosphere. Competition dances will be perfected during this session. The Dance Crew provides dancers with a unique opportunity to explore the dance performance world. Dance Crew members study and perform dance at a higher level of expectation. This gives the more disciplined dancer a way to study dance at a studio quality of teaching. Team performs in parades and area festivals. Location: Joliet Park District Multi-Purpose Center Res/Nonres: $150 plus $30 recital costume fee Age Date Day Time 4-10 years Oct 4-Dec 13 W 5:45-6:45 PM No class November 22

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Ages 3-5 years Dancers will learn basic ballet skills. This class is designed for the beginner ballerina using correct terminology and positions. Flexibility and coordination are only two of the benefits from participating in this beginner ballet and tumbling class. Leotard, tights, and leather or canvas ballet shoes are required. Instructed by Karen Cooper Res/Nonres: $96/$115 (includes $30 costume fee) Min: 8 Date Day Time Location Oct 7-Dec 16 SA 11:45 AM-12:30 PM Joliet PD Multi-Purpose Center Oct 3-Dec 12 TU 5:30-6:15 PM Arrowhead Community Center No class November 25, 21

Ballet & Tumbling 101

Ages 4-7 years Beauty, grace, poise, flexibility, balance, and coordination are characteristics of classical ballet and tumbling. We will put it all together in this well rounded and developmentally appropriate class for the beginner ballerina. Children should wear a leotard and ballet shoes to class. Instructed by Karen Cooper. Res/Nonres: $96/$115 (includes $30 costume fee) Min: 8 Date Day Time Location Oct 7-Dec 16 SA 10-10:45 AM Joliet PD Multi-Purpose Center Oct 4-Dec 13 W 4:45-5:30 PM Arrowhead Community Center No class November 25, 22


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Beginner Tap & Ballet

Ages 4-6 years Students will be taught the basic elements of tap & ballet. Flaps, shuffles and basic ballet techniques are set to creative fun combinations. This class focuses on learning dance techniques, routines and group work to develop a teamwork atmosphere. Must wear ballet and tap shoes to participate in this class. Instructed by Karen Cooper. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $96/$115 (includes $30 costume fee) Min: 8 Date Day Time Oct 3-Dec 12 TU 4:30-5:15 PM No class November 21

Baton Twirling

Grades K & up A fun and challenging way to learn motor and coordination skills. Students will learn a routine and marching skills. There will be a skills showcase during the final class. Professional, weighted batons can be purchased on the first day of class for $20. No toy batons please. Instructed by Dee Ramsay. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $54/$70 Min/Max: 4/10 Date Day Time Sept 7-Oct 12 TH 6:30-7:15 PM Oct 26-Dec 7 TH 6:30-7:15 PM No class November 23

Junior Ballet & Tap

Ages 6-9 years Basic ballet and tap skills will be improved upon as we put steps together in a more advanced routine. This class focuses on learning dance techniques, routines and group work to develop a teamwork atmosphere. Must wear ballet and taps shoes to participate in class. Instructed by Karen Cooper. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $96/$115 (includes $30 costume fee) Min: 8 Date Day Time Oct 3-Dec 12 TU 6:30-7:15 PM No class November 21

Hip Hop & More

Ages 6-9 years Beginner and advanced students will have fun learning and creating new dances in this innovative class, which emphasizes flexibility and balance using current music. Basic dance techniques of ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop will be taught. The session focuses on learning dance techniques, routines and group work to develop a teamwork atmosphere. Instructed by Karen Cooper. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $96/$115 (includes $30 costume fee) Min: 8 Date Day Time Oct 4-Dec 13 W 7-7:45 PM No class November 22

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Music Lessons

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Learn a new instrument or perfect your skills from one of the professional musicians on staff at the Fine Tunes School of Music in Channahon Piano Lessons

Ages 6 years & up Private piano lessons are offered for students of all ages in a fun, teacher and student setting. Students from children to adults will be taught proper piano technique by our professional staff. Private lessons are an excellent option for those who are beginning on the instrument, or established players seeing a fresh approach to their music. Cost includes four (4) 30 minute weekly lessons and piano instruction materials. Instructed by Fine Tunes School of Music. Location: Fine Tunes School of Music (25311 W Eames St. Channahon) Res/Nonres: $75/$100 Date Day Time Between Deadline Aug 7-28 M 6-8 PM Aug 4 Sept 11-Oct 2 M 6-8 PM Sept 1 Oct 9-30 M 6-8 PM Sept 29 Nov 6-27 M 6-8 PM Nov 3 Dec 4-Jan 8* M 6-8 PM Dec 1 *No class December 25, January 1

Voice Lessons

Ages 6 years & up Students will learn the proper techniques for beautiful singing in this private lesson with our professional instructor. Students will study pitch perfect training, as well as breathing techniques while learning songs of their choice. Included in the cost is four (4) one on one 30 minute voice lessons and all teaching materials. Instructed by Fine Tunes School of Music. Location: Fine Tunes School of Music (25311 W Eames St. Channahon) Res/Nonres: $75/$100 Date Day Time Between Deadline Aug 10-31 TH 7-9 PM Aug 4 Sept 7-28 TH 7-9 PM Sept 1 Oct 5-26 TH 7-9 PM Sept 29 Nov 2-30 TH 7-9 PM Nov 3 Dec 7- Dec 28 TH 7-9 PM Dec 1 *No class November 23

Ukulele Lessons

Ages 7 years & up Learn to play your favorite songs on the ukulele using chords and melodies. Lessons take place at Fine Tunes School of Music in Channahon, with our professional staff. Cost includes four (4) 30 minute weekly private lessons. Instructed by Fines Tunes School of Music. Location: Fine Tunes School of Music (25311 W Eames St. Channahon) Res/Nonres: $75/$100 Date Day Time Between Deadline Aug 10-31 TH 7-9 PM Aug 4 Sept 7-28 TH 7-9 PM Sept 1 Oct 5-26 TH 7-9 PM Sept 29 Nov 2-30 TH 7-9 PM Nov 3 Dec 7-28 TH 7-9 PM Dec 1 *No class November 23

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Drum Lessons

Ages 6 years & up The focus of drum lessons will be tailored to the needs of the individual in this fun and private drum lesson. Beginning students will be taught the fundamentals of drumming including technique, time keeping, stick control and basic beats. More advanced students will focus on continuing their education with music based on their skill level. Included in the price of class is four (4) weeks of 30 minute private lessons and drum instruction materials. Instructed by Fine Tunes School of Music. Location: Fine Tunes School of Music (25311 W Eames St. Channahon) Res/Nonres: $75/$100 Date Day Time Between Deadline Aug 8-29 TU 6-9 PM Aug 4 Sept 5-26 TU 6-9 PM Sept 1 Oct 3-24 TU 6-9 PM Sept 29 Nov 7-28* TU 6-9 PM Nov 3 Dec 5-26 TU 6-9 PM Dec 1 *No class November 21

Guitar Instruction

Ages 7 years & up Private lessons are offered for students of all ages in a fun, teacher and student setting. The focus of the lessons will be tailored to the pupil’s needs, interests and musical preference. Private lessons are an excellent option for those who are beginning on the instrument, or established players seeking a fresh approach to their music. Included in the cost is four (4) one on one 30 minute drum lessons and all teaching materials.Instructed by Fine Tunes School of Music. Location: Fine Tunes School of Music (25311 W Eames St. Channahon) Res/Nonres: $75/$100 Date Day Time Between Deadline Aug 10-31 TH 4-7 PM Aug 4 Sept 7-28 TH 4-7 PM Sept 1 Oct 5-26 TH 4-7 PM Sept 29 Nov 2-30 TH 4-7 PM Nov 3 Dec 7-28 TH 4-7 PM Dec 1 *No class November 23


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Youth Programs After the Bell - Extended Days

After the Bell

2017-2018 School Year

Grades K-4th After the Bell is an after school program which provides activities and supervision for children after school. The program follows District 17 school calendar and provides direct transportation from the Channahon schools to Skateland Recreation Center and will begin on the first day of school and end on the last day of school. Children have the opportunity to express themselves through a variety of activities that include games, crafts and sports as well as, outdoor play and quiet time for reading and homework..A snack and drink are provided on the regular school days, the extended dates listed below your child will have to bring their own lunch. Registration for this program must be done in person at the Arrowhead Community Center. Everyone is welcome to sign up! You are able to pay per day, pay monthly on our EFT payment plan or pay for the year in full. When you sign up for the EFT plan or pay in full, all of the Extended Days during the regular school year are included in your payment (The Extended Camp in August and May, Winter Break Camp and Spring Break Camp are a separate fee) The Participant Information Packet and Parent Handbook Consent Form need to be filled out before the child’s first day. Location: Skateland Recreation Center Res: Yearly $1,800 ($200/month on EFT plan) Daily $18 Nonres: Yearly $2,115 ($235/month on EFT plan) Daily $28 Days: Monday-Friday Time: School Dismissal through 6:00 pm Deadline: Friday at noon of the week prior to avoid a $5/late fee per child

Grades K-4th School may be out but we are still on! Each day we offer a variety of structured yet relaxed activities for your child to enjoy including games, sports, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor playtime plus a whole lot more. Extended Days are offered on days when the school district is off due to summer break, institute days, or early dismissal days. Children should bring a lunch on extended days, a snack will be provided in the afternoon. The Participant Information Packet and Parent Handbook Consent Form need to be filled out before the child’s first day. Location: Skateland Recreation Center Res/Nonres: $25/$35 per full day (8AM-6PM) $20/$30 per half day (early dismissal-6M) Date Day Time Deadline Aug 7 (Extended Camp) M 8 AM-6 PM Aug 4 Aug 8 (Extended Camp) TU 8 AM-6 PM Aug 4 Aug 9 (Extended Camp) W 8 AM-6 PM Aug 4 Aug 10 (Extended Camp) TH 8 AM-6 PM Aug 4 Aug 11 (Extended Camp) F 8 AM-6 PM Aug 4 Aug 14 (Extended Camp) M 8 AM-6 PM Aug 11 Aug 15 (Extended Camp) TU 8 AM-6 PM Aug 11 Aug 16 (Extended Camp) W 8 AM-6 PM Aug 11 Aug 17 (Extended Camp) TH 8 AM-6 PM Aug 11 Aug 18 F 1:30-6 PM Aug 11 Sept 15 F 11-6 PM Sept 8 Oct 6 F 8 AM-6 PM Sept 29 Oct 9 M 8 AM-6 PM Oct 6 Oct 31 TU 11 AM-6 PM Oct 27 Nov 20 M 1:30-6 PM Nov 17 Nov 21 TU 8 AM-6 PM Nov 17 Nov 22 W 8 AM-6 PM Nov 17

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Farm Food Adventures

Ages 4-7 years Take a journey through the summer and fall harvest season on the farm. Discover the rainbow of colors of the fruits and vegetables during summer and fall time. Learn how they are grown and harvested. Each participant will learn how to plan a one pot seedling and watch it grow at home. It’s an engaging way to see how healthy fresh food grows. Instructed by Annmarie Vlastnik. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $14/$17 Min/Max: 6/12 Date Day Time Deadline Sept 6 W 6-7:15 PM Sept 1

Ages 7-12 years Simple dishes that kids can make themselves-and the whole family will enjoy. In this class junior chefs will assemble main dishes and a delectable dessert as they learn valuable kitchen skills, teamwork and safety. Instructed by Chef Tamara Womack Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $34/$44 Min/Max: 4/8 Date Day Time Theme Sept 19 TU 6:30-8 PM Cozy Comfort Foods Oct 24 TU 6:30-8 PM Spooky Snacks & Treats Nov 14 TU 6:30-8 PM Classic Italian Kitchen Dec 19 TU 6:30-8 PM Christmas Baking

Winter Break Cooking Camp

Healthy Eat Healthy • Reduce Stress Exercise • Minimize Toxins

Ages 7-12 years Instructed by Chef Tamara Womack. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $66/$85 Min/Max: 4/8 Date Day Time Theme Dec 27-29 W-F 10 AM-12 PM A Trip Around the World Jan 2-5 TU-F 10 AM-12 PM Cooking Through the Season

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Youth Programs

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Kids Canvas Painting Class - NEW!

Ages 7-10 years Join A.O.K Accents for a fun month of painting! Your young artist will enjoy a themed painting class once a week for four weeks that include a Scarecrow canvas painting, Selfie painting, Movie painting, and we wrap up the month with a Halloween painting. Students will be provided with an 8x10 canvas and all the necessary supplies to complete their works of art. A prepackaged snack and juice box are included in each class as well as themed trivia with prizes. Register your creative kid today! Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res: $100 for 4 classes or $30 per class Nonres: $130 for 4 classes or $39 per class Min/Max: 5/20 Date Day Time Deadline Oct 5 TH 6-7:30 PM Sept 28 Oct 12 TH 6-7:30 PM Oct 5 Oct 19 TH 6-7:30 PM Oct 12 Oct 26 TH 6-7:30 PM Oct 19

Intro to Musical Theater - NEW!

Grades K-2nd We will learn basic stage directions and other theater terms. Play fun theater and improv games, and even learn some lines and dances. If you have a little star in your family, who loves the stage, or even if you have an introvert who needs encouragement to come out of their shell, this class is for them! Instructed by Jackie Weiss Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $70/$91 Min/Max: 5/8 Date Day Time Sept 25-Nov 6 M 6-7:30 PM No class October 9

Musical Theater Exploration - NEW!

Grades 3rd-5th In addition to basic theater terms, we will learn dances, sing songs, practice learning lines and performing. We will touch on the audition process and how to become comfortable with the process. And of course, we will play lots of fun theater and improv games. Instructed by Jackie Weiss. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $70/$91 Min/Max: 5/8 Date Day Time Sept 27-Nov 1 W 6-7:30 PM

Musical Theater 101 - NEW!

Grades 6th-8th We will cover all aspects of musical theater from auditioning, to character development, blocking, dancing, singing, memorizing lines, and performing. This is a perfect class for your rising star to become more comfortable on stage and confident in their talents. And as always we will play lots of fun theater games. Instructed by Jackie Weiss Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $78/$101 Min/Max: 5/8 Date Day Time Sept 28-Nov 2 TH 6-8 PM

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Young Rembrandts Afterschool Drawing Class

Does your child love to draw? Young Rembrandts award winning elementary drawing program is offering 60-minute drawing classes once a week at the Channahon Schools! Children will go directly to the drawing class at the end of their school day. Every week is a new lesson. Parents pick up their child one hour after school dismissal.

Grades K-2

Location: N.B. Galloway Elementary Res/Nonres: $40 Min/Max: 6/20 Deadline: One week prior to class start date Date Day Sept 25-Oct 23 M Nov 13-Dec 11 M No class on October 9, November 20

Grades 3-4

Location: Pioneer Path Elementary Res/Nonres: $40 Min/Max: 6/20 Deadline: One week prior to class start date Date Day Sept 27- Oct 18 W Nov 15-Dec 13 W No class November 22

Halloween Candy Science - New Experiments!

Grades 1st-4th Dig through your leftover Halloween candy stash and bring it to this fun messy science class! This popular class uses different scientific principles to explore candy in a fun and messy interactive class. We will explore chromatography using skittles, discover density using candy bars, learn about solubility with candy corn and more! Instructed by Jennifer Peppmuler Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $13/$17 Min/Max: 8/12 Date Day Time Nov 7 TU 5:30-6:30 PM


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American Red Cross First Aid for Little People & Home Alone

Ages 5-10 years This class is designed to instill confidence in young children when an emergency situation arises. Active participation is encouraged through discussion and sharing experiences with the instructor’s guidance. Children will make their own first aid kit to take home, with all materials provided. ‘Home Alone’ teaches children simple safety rules and procedures for responsible self-care when they are home alone. The class includes viewing a short film, ‘Alone at Home’, produced by the American Red Cross, an activity book, discussion on emergency phone numbers, proper use of the house key and answering the phone. Instructed by Karen Cooper. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $20/$25 Min/Max: 5/10 Date Day Time Deadline Aug 23 W 4:30-6 PM Aug 21

Magic Class

Ages 5-12 years Children are guaranteed to have a great time as they learn a collection of fascinating and mesmerizing tricks from the “Magic Team of Gary Kantor”. Amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cars, ropes, coins, mind reading and more. While tricks may appear to be difficult, you will discover that they are quick to learn and easy to perform. All materials are provided, and each child receives a magic kit to take home. Brand new things are taught each session. Instructed by the Magic Team of Gary Kantor. Location: Joliet Park District (Multi-Purpose Center Room 3/Room 1) Res/Nonres: $20/$26 Min/Max: 6/12 Date Day Time Aug 18 F 5-5:55 PM Oct 30 M 6:45-7:40 PM

Keyboarding & Koding Kids

Grades 1st-8th The technology revolution continues to unfold and the wave of digital learning is a reality. Knowing how to use computers are tools (not just toys) is a key component of core curriculum. Young learners need to know keyboarding, functionality and coding to be ready to embrace their upcoming academic adventures. The expert staff of Smart Starters, Inc. delivers instruction on the tools students need in a dynamic, fun and challenging environment – including knowledge of true, timed keyboarding, use of function keys, safe internet habits, document building and coding. Students are 1:1 on the provided netbook computers. Weekly progress reports are maintained for the students. Content will be student specific, including continuing where the summer camp left off. You do not want to miss this valuable new offering to our program! Instructed by Smart Starters. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $84/$109 Min/Max: 3/30 Date Day Time Sept 12-Oct 17 TU 5:45-6:45 PM Nov 7-Dec 12 TU 5:45-6:45 PM

Robotics

Ages 9-11 years Join this fun class building your own interactive robots to take home and keep. Students will start out making small micro vibrobots and work their way up to a larger bot. They will learn basics of robotics, soldering, coding and sensors that are used in robots. They will have new bots to take home every week. Robot kit and other materials included. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $175/$200 Min/Max: 3/10 Date Day Time Deadline Aug 7-28 M 5-5:40 PM Aug 4 Sept 11-Oct 2 M 5-5:40 PM Sept 8 Oct 9-30 M 5-5:40 PM Oct 6 Nov 6-27 M 5-5:40 PM Nov 3

Intermediate Robotics

Ages 9-12 years Build on skills learned in beginning robotics. Working on more advanced robots, students will make 1 to 2 robots to bring home depending on skills and time. Prerequisite - beginning robotics. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $175/$200 Min/Max: 3/10 Date Day Time Deadline Aug 7-28 M 6-6:40 PM Aug 4 Sept 11-Oct 2 M 6-6:40 PM Sept 8 Oct 9-30 M 6-6:40 PM Oct 6 Nov 6-27 M 6-6:40 PM Nov 3

Beginning Computer Animation

Ages 6-11 years Learn to create your own characters on the computer! Students will learn animation techniques, adding effects, character voices and music making their own animation to share. Materials are included. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $125/$150 Min/Max: 3/10 Date Day Time Deadline Aug 7-28 M 7-7:40 PM Aug 4 Sept 11-Oct 2 M 7-7:40 PM Sept 8 Oct 9-30 M 7-7:40 PM Oct 6 Nov 6-27 M 7-7:40 PM Nov 3

Intermediate Computer Animation

Ages 8-12 years Build on skills used in beginning animation and step up your animation skills with a more advanced program. Prerequisite - beginning computer animation course. Materials included. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $125/$150 Min/Max: 3/10 Date Day Time Deadline Aug 7-28 M 8-8:40 PM Aug 4 Sept 11-Oct 2 M 8-8:40 PM Sept 8 Oct 9-30 M 8-8:40 PM Oct 6 Nov 6-27 M 8-8:40 PM Nov 3

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Girls Softball

Soccer Leagues

Girls Fall Softball League

Co-Ed Youth Fall Soccer League

Ages 6-10 years Why only play softball in the summer? Get out those spikes and gloves one last time for some fall softball! Each team will have practice and games throughout the week. Practices will begin in mid-August and games shortly after. Teams will play games against other Channahon teams as well as Minooka Girls Softball teams. Coaches will determine practices and game times. Please help the coaches by being as flexible with schedules as possible as days and times may change from week to week. Each girl will receive a uniform and award. Volunteer coaches needed. Location: Central Park Res/Nonres: $67/$86 Deadline: August 10 Division Age Pinto 6-8 years Mustang 9-10 years

Off-Season Girls Softball Clinic

Ages 5-14 years The off-season girls’ softball clinic is a place for kids to learn basic rules, drills and skills of softball in a fun and social environment. This clinic-style program is designed to be instructional and developmentally appropriate by teaching throwing, hitting, pitching and fielding techniques. This program is geared for children that may be new to softball or seasoned players looking to improve their skills. Instructed by Bill Mikuska. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $56/$72 Min/Max: 10/25 Ages Date Day Time 5-8 years Dec 6-Jan 10 W 6:30-7:30 PM 9-14 years Dec 6-Jan 10 W 7:30-8:30 PM

Private Softball Lessons - NEW!

Ages 6 years & up Looking for a little extra practice, or have a skill you want to work on perfecting? Sign up for one on one lessons, or get a group of three friends! for 30 minutes or 60 minutes to work on pitching, fielding, or hitting! Lessons can have a maximum of three participants in one session. Please make sure to mention what skill you are looking to work on at the time of registration! Contact Kaitlyn at kstuder@ channahonpark.org, or 815-521-3114 to set up your lesson! Res/Nonres: 30 minute session: $30 per session 60 minute session: $50 per session Date Day Times Aug 8-Nov 1 TU or TH 5:30-7:30 PM

Indoor Floor Hockey League

Grades 3rd-6th This fun league is a great way for boys and girls to get involved in the great sport of hockey. Teams will practice once a week with games played on Saturdays. Equipment will be provided but eye protection must be purchased, which we will have available for purchase. Shin guards are optional. Practices will begin the week of October 16 with first games being November 4. Volunteer coaches needed! Location: N.B. Galloway Elementary School/ Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $76/$99 Age Date Day Time 3rd-4th Grade Nov 4-Dec17 SA 9 AM-2 PM 5th-6th Grade Nov 4-Dec17 SA 9 AM-2 PM

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Ages 4-12 years – Age as of September 1, 2017 The league is designed for participants to utilize fundamental skills of soccer in game situations. Records will not be kept and winning and losing are not the name of the game. Each team will be directed by one or two coaches who will provide instruction on soccer fundamentals in a positive and fun environment. Teams will be given one or two practice times during the week, starting the week of August 28 and one game every Saturday, starting September 9. Practices will be held at various parks around the park district area. Each practice will always be at the same park. All games will be held at Central Park located off Rt. 6 behind Arrowhead Community Center and Tomahawk Aquatic Center. Please note jerseys are not included. They may be purchased at the Arrowhead Community Center or Heritage Crossing Field House. Location: Central Park Res/Nonres: Before July 31: $72/$92 On or after July 31: $87/$111 Registration must be done in person Deadline: Space is limited and registration will end July 30 or when the program is filled, whichever is sooner. Age 4-5 yrs 6-7 yrs 8-9 yrs 10-12 yrs

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Girls Fall Soccer League

Ages 6-12 years – Age as of September 1, 2017 The girls league is designed for participants to utilize fundamental skills of soccer in game situations. Records will not be kept and winning and losing are not the names of the game. *Girls league has traditionally been enough for two teams but we still have the group practice together and then the coaches separate the girls on game day for the games so teams are even each week. Location: Central Park Res/Nonres: Before July 31: $72/$92 On or July 31:$87/$111 Registration must be done in person Deadline: Space is limited and registration will end July 30 or when the program is filled, whichever is sooner. Age Date Day Time 6-9 yrs Sept 9-Oct 29 SA Between 9 AM-3 PM 10-12 yrs Sept 9-Oct 29 SA Between 9 AM-3 PM *Please note – If program does not meet the minimum to run an inhouse league, players will be moved to the co-ed league.


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Basketball Scott Slocum’s Youth Basketball Skills Camp

Grades 3rd-8th Dribble, pass, shoot and score. Boys and girls get ready for the Channahon Park District Basketball League. Improve skills and techniques as well as offensive and defensive game play! Get 10% off the camp if you are registered for the youth basketball league. Instructed by Scott Slocum. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $30/$39 Min/Max: 10/45 Grade Date Day Time 3rd-4th Dec 27-29 W-F 11 AM-12:15 PM 5th-6th Dec 27-29 W-F 12:30-1:45 PM

Little Dribblers Basketball

Grades K-1st This program for boys and girls in kindergarten through the 1st grade is designed to be instructional with an emphasis placed on learning the fundamental skills of basketball in a fun and entertaining environment. There will be instruction on dribbling, passing, shooting and defense. Each participant will receive a free T-shirt. Sign up early! Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $40/$50 Min/Max: 10/45 Date Day Time Jan 7- Feb 11 SU 12-12:55 PM

1st & 2nd Grade Instructional Basketball League

This league is designed to develop the essential fundamental skills of basketball while also giving them game like experience! Participants will have a 45 minute instruction session each week from Scott Slocum, followed by a game! Volunteer coaches are needed! Sign up early as space is limited! Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $63/$80 Date Day Time Jan 7-Feb 11 SU 1-3 PM

Volunteer Coaches Needed!

Volunteer coaches are needed for our youth sports leagues. Our youth leagues continue to be a great experience for the children in the community. Volunteer coaches are a big reason these leagues have been so successful. Please support your son or daughter, get involved and sign up to be coach! Volunteers receive a $25 Park District credit to be used towards future programs or activities. Coaches clinics available! Please Note: Due to the size and nature of sports leagues, requests to accommodate individual schedules and preferences cannot be honored. Please be sure that your child will be available for practices and games according to the schedule given by coaches.

Youth Sports Blind-Draft Policy

In order to provide every child with fair and equal treatment, a blind draft process will form the teams. Due to the large number of registrants in our youth sports programs and the attempt to keep teams equal, we cannot accommodate special requests for specific coaches or teammates. Only the head coach and one assistant coach will be allowed to request that their children be placed on the same team.

Youth Basketball Leagues

Grades 3rd-8th The Youth Basketball League is for boys and girls entering 3rd-8th grades. The league is designed for participants to utilize fundamental skills of basketball in game situations. Each team will be directed by a volunteer head coach who will provide instruction on basketball fundamentals in a positive and fun environment. Teams will have one practice during the week, starting the week of January 8 and one game every Saturday starting January 20. All games will be held at the Heritage Crossing Field House. Sign up early! Space is limited! If there are not enough participants to run separate boy’s and girl’s leagues we will combine them into one co-ed league. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: On or Before December 16: $69/$89 On or After December 17: $79/$99 New in 2017 - registration must be done in person Deadline: December 16 or when program fills

Boys Youth Basketball League Grade 3rd-4th Grade 5th-6th Grade 7th-8th Grade

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Flag Football League

Grades 1st-8th Get ready for another exciting season of Flag Football. Players will learn fundamental skills like passing, catching, running, blocking and defense then use those skills in game situations. Teams will practice once a week (starting the week of August 21) and play a game every Sunday (starting September 10). Players cannot request to be on the same team. This non-contact league will help beginners learn the game of football and give players with some experience a chance to improve their skills. All participants receive an NFL reversible jersey, set of flags, and a participation award. Volunteer coaches needed. Location: Central Park Res/Nonres: $77/99 Deadline: August 7 or when program is filled Age Game Dates Day Time 1st-2nd Grade Sept 10-Oct 29 SU Between 9 AM-5 PM 3rd-4th Grade Sept 10-Oct 29 SU Between 9 AM-5 PM 5th-6th Grade Sept 10-Oct 29 SU Between 9 AM-5 PM 7th-8th Grade Sept 10-Oct 29 SU Between 9 AM-5 PM

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Family Archery

Students and parents will have the opportunity to develop the skills needed for archery and learn this unique Olympic sport. Learn about safety, equipment and shooting. Parents are encouraged to register and participate with their child. All equipment for this program will be provided, however you may use your own equipment with the approval of the instructor. Location: Skateland Res/Nonres: $70/$85 (Individual) $115/$140 (Parent and Child) Date Day Time Aug 1-22 TU 6-8 PM Oct 17-Nov 7 TU 6-8 PM

Ultimate Dodgeball League at SKYZONE Joliet

Ages 9-13 years The Channahon Park District has partnered with SkyZone Joliet to host an ultimate dodgeball league for kids at the SkyZone facility in Joliet. Come out and experience the newest way to play dodgeball on trampolines at their exhilarating facility! This is something you definitely do not want to miss out on! Registration is available for a 6 week session or on a week by week basis! Sign up for the full 6 week session for a chance to win 50% off your next session! Participants must purchase SkySocks for $3. Socks can be re-worn each week Location: SkyZone Joliet (2318 Essington Rd #1, Joliet, IL) Min/Max: 6/10 per team Fee: $100 per week per team ($10/person with 10 person team) $550 per 6 week session per team Max: 6 teams per week Deadline: September 12 Date Day Times Sept 14-Oct 19 TH 6-8 PM

Challenge Tennis Academy Tennis Lessons

Channahon Park District is excited to have Challenge Fitness of Lockport here to run tennis lessons and programs this summer. The tennis pros of Challenge Fitness are certified and teach tennis yearround to all levels and ages.

Junior Beginner/Advanced Junior Beginner

Ages 5-12 years The program utilizes smaller courts, lighter balls, and shorter nets for younger players to learn tennis easier and quicker just as other sports use different equipment and supplies given the ages of the participants. The program was created by the USTA and all staff are highly trained in the new format. Location: Central Park Tennis Courts Min/Max: 4/16 Res/Nonres: $40/$52 Players at this level can hit a forehand and backhand consistently and are starting to play points. Participants should provide their own racquet. Date Day Time Aug 23-Sept 13 W 5-6 PM Sept 20-Oct 11 W 5-6 PM

Ryukyu-Kempo Karate Introduction to Lacrosse

Grades 1st-8th This is your chance to learn the “Fastest Game on Two Feet!� Minooka Lacrosse has teamed up with the Channahon Park District to put on this introduction to the great sport of Lacrosse. The high school team will teach participants about passing, catching, shooting, cradling, and scooping, along with teamwork. No equipment necessary, participants will be using Soft Stick Lacrosse sticks. Boys and Girls are welcome. Everyone will receive a t-shirt! Location: Central Park Res/Nonres: $49/$59 Date: Day Time Sept 12-Oct 17 TU 6-6:45 PM

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Ages 5-11 years Let Sensei John Ventura of the Bob Golden School of Self Defense teach you the art of Ryuku-Kempo Karate using real life situations. Karate will not only help you defend yourself but will teach you selfrespect, self-discipline, mental focusing and physical development. Instructed by John Ventura, 7th Degree Black Belt. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $65/$80 Age Date Day Time 5-8 years Aug 30-Oct 20 TU/TH 6:30-7:30 PM 9-11 years Aug 30-Oct 20 TU/TH 7:30-8:30 PM 5-8 years Oct 25-Dec 15* TU/TH 6:30-7:30 PM 9-11 years Oct 25-Dec 15* TU/TH 7:30-8:30 PM *No class November 24, Fee prorated to $61/$76


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Volleyball Co-Ed Instructional Volleyball

Beginning Tumbling

Ages 6-10 years Children will be taught tumbling fundamentals of forward and backward rolls, cartwheels, handstands and be introduced to backbends. Tumblers will gain coordination, strength, flexibility and confidence. This class is recommended before registering for Beginner II Tumbling. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $44/$56 Min/Max: 6/12 Date Day Time Sept 11-Oct 16 M 5-5:45 PM Oct 30-Dec 4 M 5-5:45 PM

Beginner II Tumbling

Ages 6-10 years Want to learn more advanced tumbling? Then this is the class for you. Participants will be refreshed on basic tumbling skills like forward and backward rolls, cartwheels, handstands and backbends. New skills will also be introduced such as the round off, forward and back walkovers and much more. Participants will gain coordination, strength, flexibility and confidence. This class is for those who have prior tumbling experience. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $44/$56 Min/Max: 6/12 Date Day Time Sept 11-Oct 16 M 6-6:45 PM Oct 30-Dec 4 M 6-6:45 PM

Grades 1st-5th Caroline Smith will focus on teaching the fundamental skills of volleyball while emphasizing teamwork and sportsmanship. Instruction will be given at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. Players will be divided by grade and or ability. All participants will learn new skills, practice old skills and play volleyball games during every class session. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $49/$64 Min/Max: 10/40 Date Day Time Sept 12-Oct 17 TU 6-7 PM

Volleyball Boot Camp

Grades 6th-8th Are you ready to get in shape for the next Jr. High Volleyball Season? The Channahon Park District is offering the perfect boot camp that will help you make the team. Caroline Smith will instruct this three week long Volleyball Boot Camp. It will focus on the conditioning and skills needed to excel as a volleyball player. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $49/$64 Min/Max: 6/20 Session Date Day Time Session 1 Oct 10-26 TU/TH 7-8 PM Session 2 Oct 31-Nov 16 TU/TH 7-8 PM

Instructional Volleyball League

Grades 3rd-5th All games will begin November 4 and end December 16. Practices will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is recommended to be at the first practices October 24 and 26 for team placement. This will be a recreational league and will still focus on learning the game of volleyball. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $49/$64 Min/Max: 12/32 Deadline: October 9 Date Day Time Practices Oct 24-Dec 14 TU/TH 6-7 PM Games Nov 4-Dec 16 SA 12-2 PM No classes November 21 or 23

Volleyball Private Instruction

Grades 3rd-8th If you are looking to fine tune your volleyball skills this is the class for you. The classes will have a maximum of three participants per class allowing for more instruction for your child. Sessions will be divided in 30 minutes each week, participants can sign up for both of the classes if spots are open. Contact Kaitlyn at kstuder@channahonpark.org, or 815-521-3114 to set up your private lesson with Caroline Smith!

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Roller Skating/Blading Lessons

Ages 4-12 years (participants will be grouped based on ability) Help your child learn to enjoy this healthy, lifelong activity by ensuring that they learn how to skate in a relaxed, encouraging environment. In just a few weeks, your child will be skating like a pro! Class is taught to match the pace of the students and will cover basic skating movements, the safest way to fall, and some fun games to get the kids excited. Free wifi available while parents wait. Location: Skateland Recreation Center Res/Nonres: $24/$36 Date Day Time Deadline Sept 8-Oct 13 F 5-5:45 PM Sept 1 Nov 3-Dec 8 F 5-5:45 PM Oct 27

Introduction to Cheerleading - NEW!

Ages 6-10 years So, you want to learn to cheer? This is the perfect class for you! Learn basic motions, jumps, stunts, and a cheer! Children will perform the last class of the session! Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $42/$54 Min/Max: 6/10 Date Day Time Sept 7-Oct 12 TH 7-8 PM Oct 19-Nov 30 TH 7-8 PM No class November 23

Advanced Baseball Clinic

Ages 9-14 years The advanced baseball clinic is a place for more experienced baseball players to come and fine tune their skills during the off-season. Advanced pitching, catching, hitting, and baseball strategies will be covered through the six week program, along with an emphasis on specific details about playing different positions and a more in depth comprehension and understanding of the rules of the game. Location: Heritage Crossings Field House Min/Max: 8/15 Res/Nonres: $125/$150 Ages Date Day Time 9-12 years Nov 28-Dec 14 TU/TH 7-8:30 PM 11-14 years Jan 17-Feb 21 W 8:30-10 PM

Parent-Child Yoga

Children 4th-8th grade with an adult This 6-week introductory course is a chance for you and your little to bond through the practice of yoga. We will practice breathing techniques, play games, break down poses, discuss safe movement, and learn from one another. There will be plenty of space for peace and zen, along with space for some wiggles and giggles as well. Instructed by Robyn Bumgarner. No drop in participation for this class, must be registered. Limited yoga mats available. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Min/Max: 6 pairs/10 pairs Res/Nonres: $75/$90 Additional child $30 Date Day Time Sept 2-Oct 7 SA 9:30-10:30 AM

Ice Skating Classes

In cooperation with the Joliet Park District, the Channahon Park District is able to offer our residents a special fee for all ice skating lessons at Inwood Ice Arena. The fee is equivalent to Joliet’s resident rate, plus a $2 per class, non-refundable administrative fee. From beginner to advanced, there are lessons for every level of skater, and not just for figure skaters. These lessons are valuable to inline skaters and hockey players as well. Additional classes and private lessons are also available. You must register for classes at the Arrowhead Community Center. For more information, please contact the Inwood Skate School office at 815 741-7275 Ext 305 or www. jolietpark.org/ice.pdf

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Teen Zone

2017-2018 School Year

Grades 5th-8th Teen Zone is the after-school program for children 5th-8th grade. It is the perfect location for kids once they get out of school, need a ride to an after school activity and before going home. The program follows District 17 school calendar and provides direct transportation from the Channahon schools to Channahon Jr. High School and will begin on the first day of school and end on the last day of school. Children have the opportunity to express themselves through a variety of activities that include games, crafts and sports as well as, outdoor play and quiet time for reading and homework. If your child is in an after school program, our staff can transport students to and from school for an additional $10/per child/per month. Registration for this program must be done in person at Arrowhead Community Center. Everyone is welcome to sign up! You are able to pay per day, pay monthly on our EFT payment plan or pay for the year in full. When you sign up for the EFT plan or pay in full, all of the Extended Days during the regular school year are included in your payment (The Extended Camp in August and May, Winter Break Camp and Spring Break Camp are a separate fee.) The Participant Information Packet and Parent Handbook Consent Form need to be filled out before the child’s first day. Location: Channahon Jr. High School Res: Yearly $1,800 ($200/month on EFT plan) Daily $18 Nonres: Yearly $2,115 ($235/month on EFT plan) Daily $28 Day: Monday-Friday Time: School Dismissal through 6:00 pm Deadline: Friday at noon of the week prior to avoid a $5/late fee per child

Tween/Teen Programs Teen Zone - Extended Days

Grades 5th-8th School may be out but we are still on! Each day we offer a variety of structured yet relaxed activities for your child to enjoy including games, sports, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor playtime plus a whole lot more. Extended Days are offered on days when the school district is off due to summer break, institute days, or early dismissal days. Children should bring a lunch on extended days, a snack will be provided in the afternoon. The Participant Information Packet and Parent Handbook Consent Form need to be filled out before the child’s first day. Location: Skateland Recreation Center Res/Nonres: $25/$35 per full day (8AM-6PM) $20/$30 per half day (early dismissal-6M) Date Day Time Deadline Aug 7 (Extended Camp) M 8 AM-6 PM Aug 4 Aug 8 (Extended Camp) TU 8 AM-6 PM Aug 4 Aug 9 (Extended Camp) W 8 AM-6 PM Aug 4 Aug 10 (Extended Camp) TH 8 AM-6 PM Aug 4 Aug 11 (Extended Camp) F 8 AM-6 PM Aug 4 Aug 14 (Extended Camp) M 8 AM-6 PM Aug 11 Aug 15 (Extended Camp) TU 8 AM-6 PM Aug 11 Aug 16 (Extended Camp) W 8 AM-6 PM Aug 11 Aug 17 (Extended Camp) TH 8 AM-6 PM Aug 11 Aug 18 F 1:30-6 PM Aug 11 Sept 15 F 11-6 PM Sept 8 Oct 6 F 8 AM-6 PM Sept 29 Oct 9 M 8 AM-6 PM Oct 6 Oct 31 TU 11 AM-6 PM Oct 27 Nov 20 M 1:30-6 PM Nov 17 Nov 21 TU 8 AM-6 PM Nov 17 Nov 22 W 8 AM-6 PM Nov 17

Teen Events Three Rivers Festival Party Zone - FREE!

Come enjoy the Three Rivers Festival and make sure to stop by the Party Zone! We’ll have a DJ playing the latest radio hits, a mobile video game truck, glow sticks and more! It’s the last summer bash before school starts, so invite your friends and come dance the night away with us in the park! Location: Central Park Date Day Time Aug 11 F 7:30-10:30 PM

Monster Bash

Grades 5th-8th It’s an experiment gone wrong and now the place is crawling with Frankenstein’s Monsters! Grab your friends for a frightening fun night and join us for this terrifying backlight event. We’ll have a costume contest, DJ, games, snacks and more! It’s encouraged that all participants wear a costume or something that will glow under the fluorescent lights. Preregistration is encouraged but not required for this event. Location: Skateland Recreation Center Res/Nonres: Before October 27: $15 At the door: $20 Date Day Time Oct 28 SA 6-9 PM

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Teen Trips

Teen Leadership Trips

Freight Fest @ Six Flags Great America

Feed My Starving Children Trip in Schaumburg

Grades 7th-9th Once the sun goes down, the night begins to take over and transforms the park. The midways become full of the living dead, ready to scare the pants off of anyone who dares to cross their path. Our lineup of exclusive and nail-baiting haunted houses will be sure to leave you screaming. If that’s not enough ‘scare’ for you, check out the thrilling roller coasters, in the dark! Depart. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $80/$92 Min/Max: 6/11 Date Day Time Deadline Oct 6 F 3-11 PM Oct 4

Haunted Corn Maze

Ages 13 years & up At dusk at the Jonamac Orchard Corn Maze becomes inhabited with spooks and surprises! After we survive the graveyard, we’ll catch a hayride and pick our own pumpkins from pumpkin patch. Bring extra money if you’d like to purchase snacks. Flashlights will not be allowed in the Haunted Corn Maze, only glow sticks or pen lights. Depart. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $32/$35 Date Day Time Deadline Oct 13 F 5-9 PM Oct 11

Ages 12-17 years Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit organization dedicated to feeding malnourished children around the world in over 70 countries. Participants will hand-package rice, soy, dried vegetables and a nutritionally complete blend of vitamins and minerals into bags which are then sealed, boxed and shipped to Feed My Starving Children partners working hard to reach the neediest children around the world. This is a great opportunity for junior high and high school students in need of community service hours. Please bring money for lunch and community service forms. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $10/$13 Min/Max: 6/11 Date Day Time Deadline Nov 22 W 8 AM-1:30 PM Nov 17

Cache Creek Animal Rescue

Ages 12-17 years Cache Creek Animal Rescue is a nonprofit, no-kill organization. Participants will help shelter staff with shelter chores, grooming, walking and interaction will the animals. This is a great opportunity for those in need of service hours or who just enjoy interacting with dogs and cats. An additional wavier will need to be signed for this trip. Depart. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $10/$13 Min/Max: 4/9 Date Day Time Deadline Sept 15 F 12-4 PM Sept 11

Are you interested in volunteering at the Park District events or programs? Are you looking for service hours for a school club or church group? The Channahon Park District offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for Junior High and High School Students year round. To find out more information on how you can get involved, contact the front desk at 815-467-7275. 30


Adult Fitness

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The Fitness Staff at Channahon Park District are proud to offer you a group exercise program with a wide variety of classes for all fitness levels. Join our staff for a fun workout and continue your commitment to be fit. Adult Fitness Registration Options Option #1

Unlimited Class Pass: Attend as many classes as you like with flexibility. The unlimited pass allows you to pick and choose which classes you want to attend from day to day and week to week. Try as many as you like and mix up your work outs. The unlimited passes are already discounted therefore additional discounts will not be applied. A. Yearly Unlimited Pass*: $595R/$775NR paid in full (includes all sessions) *add a one year Dimensions Fitness Center membership for $119 B. Yearly EFT Unlimited Pass*:$50R/$65NR per month (includes all sessions) *add a fitness center membership for $11 per month C. Unlimited passes may be purchased by session. The session fees are: Fall 1 August 14-October 14 9 wks $127R/$171NR Fall 2 October 16-December 22 10 wks $141R/$184NR

Option #2

Program Registration:

Option #3

Walk In:

Simply register for the specific class or classes that you plan to attend. Fitness Center members will receive 20% off of their individual program registration. Not a member and registering for more than one full price class? Save $5 per class after the first class is paid in full. Only one discount per person. Not sure of your schedule or which classes you prefer? Walk-ins are welcome and allow you to pick and choose which classes to attend. Fee for most classes is $5R or $6NR. Walk-in fee for Spin classes, Zumba, 1.25 hour classes and some occasional specials is $7R or $8NR. Fitness Members save $1 on the walk in fee.

Cancellations – We try very hard to avoid cancelling classes, however, occasionally we do need to cancel a class. We will send an e-mail to registered participants and to unlimited members whenever possible as soon as we are aware of the cancellation. Classes that consistently have less than 4 participants after the third week will be cancelled. If the decision is made to cancel a class, registered participants and unlimited participants will be notified and the website will be updated to reflect the change.

Classes noted with a ‘(C)’ have childcare available for an additional fee Childcare available at Heritage Crossing Field House M/W/F 8:15-10:30 am & TU/TH 5:30-7:30 pm

Zumba

Ages 14 years & up Zumba Fitness is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latininspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party. The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program. Instructed by Kim Gregory. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop In: $7/$8 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 14-Oct 9* M 5:30-6:15 PM $43/$55 Oct 16-Dec 18 M 5:30-6:15 PM $54/$69 *No class September 4

(C) Turbulence Training

Ages 14 years & up This class is built around the science behind interval training. High intensity intervals, cardio “shots”, core focus and muscle isolation will increase your metabolism, burn visceral fat, build muscle and burn calories. This is a fast paced, energy filled, varied and fun class with modifications ALWAYS available! Come prepared to work hard, have fun and GET RESULTS! Instructed by Christi Smith. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Drop In: $5/$6 per class Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 14-Oct 9* M 8:30-9:30 AM $31/$39 Aug 16-Oct 11 W 8:30-9:30 AM $34/$44 Aug 18-Oct 13 F 8:30-9:30 AM $34/$44 Oct 16-Dec 18 M 8:30-9:30 AM $38/$49 Oct 18-Dec 20 W 8:30-9:30 AM $38/$49 Oct 20-Dec 22* F 8:30-9:30 AM $34/$44 *No class September 4, November 24

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Thanksgiving Special November 23, 2017 Ages 5th grade & up

@ Heritage Crossing Field House

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Be Grateful! Be Generous! Get Fit! FREE with a hygiene donation or $5 cash donation for Chanooka Wish! (soap, shampoo, conditioner, kleenex, toilet paper, etc)

Express Cardio Workout

Ages 14 years & up Energize your morning in this one stop shop fitness class. Workout includes cardiovascular fitness, strength training and core work in a 45 minute format. Utilize a variety of fitness equipment and body weight to improve your fitness level and energize your day. Instructed by Annmarie Anfield. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Drop In: $5/$6 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 18-Oct 13 F 5:45-6:30 AM $25/$35 Oct 20-Dec 22* F 5:45-6:30 AM $25/$35 *No class November 24

(C) Cardio Kickboxing

Ages 14 years & up Participants will kickbox for cardiovascular fitness followed by strength training with a variety of strength activities. You will also engage your core muscles and balance through core strengthening activities. Instructed by Annmarie Anfield (W) and Kim Gregory (TH). Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop In: $5/6 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 16-Oct 11 W 8:30-9:15 AM $25/$35 Aug 17-Oct 12 TH 5:30-6:15 PM $25/$35 Oct 18-Dec 13 W 8:30-9:15 AM $28/$39 Oct 19-Dec 21* TH 5:30-6:15 PM $25/$35 *No class November 23

Power HIT

Ages 14 years & up Challenge yourself with this 45 minute total body strength class. Concentration is on the glutes, legs, upper body and abs. You will use a variety of equipment that will push you to the max. Instructed by Kim Gregory. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop In: $5/$6 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 14-Oct 9* M 6:30-7:15 PM $23/$31 Oct 16-Dec 18 M 6:30-7:15 PM $28/$39 *No class September 4

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Saturday Cardio Challenge

Ages 14 years & up Kick it up a notch with Kim each Saturday morning as you kickbox or step your way to fitness. Improve cardiovascular fitness, while you burn up fat and calories with this weekend challenge. Instructed by Kim Gregory. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop in: $5/$6 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 19-Oct 14* SA 8:30-9:30 AM $31/$39 Oct 21- Dec 16* SA 8:30-9:30 AM $31/$39 *No class on September 2, November 25

Forever Fit

Ages 14 years & up A total body strength training and conditioning workout utilizing a variety of techniques and fitness equipment. This full body workout will include balance exercises, stretching, strength training and light cardio to challenge core strength, build without bulk and improve flexibility to be forever fit. Instructed by Chris McCabe. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop in: $5/$6 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 15-Oct 10 TU 5:15-6:15 PM $34/$44 Oct 17-Dec 19 TU 5:15-6:15 PM $38/$49

Classes noted with a ‘(C)’ have childcare available for an additional fee Childcare available at Heritage Crossing Field House M/W/F 8:15-10:30 am TU/TH 5:30-7:30 pm


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hardCORE YOGA

Ages 14 years & up Focus on toning your abdomen, strengthening your back, and creating a stronger center. Then flow into detoxifying power yoga poses to build muscular strength, and increase balance and flexibility…of course ending class with final relaxation. Instructed by Angie Kapellas. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop In: $5/$6 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 15-Oct 10 TU 8:30-9:30 AM $34/$44 Oct 17-Dec 19 TU 8:30-9:30 AM $38/$49

(C) Yoga

Ages 14 years & up Enjoy an easy moving workout incorporating traditional yoga techniques to increase strength and flexibility. Participants will benefit from increased relaxation, reduced stress, improved focus and the release of tension. Instructed by Teryl Lundeen. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop In: $5/6 1 hr class $7/8 1.25 hr class Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 15-Oct 10 TU 6-7 PM $34/$44 Aug 15-Oct 10 TU 7:15-8:30 PM $42/$53 Oct 17-Dec 19 TU 6-7 PM $38/$49 Oct 17-Dec 19 TU 7:15-8:30 PM $46/$59

Gentle Yoga

Ages 14 years & up A gentler form of yoga. A slower paced practice that makes it more accessible to participants of all ages and fitness levels. This class will remove all fears and challenges in doing yoga. Instructed by Teryl Lundeen. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop In: $5/$6 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 14-Oct 9* M 9:45-10:45 AM $31/$39 Aug 17-Oct 12 TH 9:45-10:45 AM $34/$44 Oct 16-Dec 18 M 9:45-10:45 AM $38/$49 Oct 19-Dec 21* TH 9:45-10:45 AM $34/$44 *No class September 4, November 23

(C) Yoga Intensity

Ages 14 years & up Enjoy a stronger, faster paced yoga, to take yourself a little further. Practice includes yoga and weight bearing challenges, arm balances and inversions in this strength plus yoga class. Instructed by Kim Gregory. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop In: $5/$6 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 17- Oct 12 TH 6:30-7:30 PM $34/$44 Oct 19-Dec 21* TH 6:30-7:30 PM $34/$44 *No class November 23

(C) Vinyasa Yoga

Ages 14 years & up Vinyasa style yoga is a moderate flowing yoga suitable for all levels. Learn to connect breath to movement and to build heat and strength in the body while you increase flexibility and improve stress reduction. Instructed by Angie Kapellas (M, TU, TH) and Kim Gregory (SA). Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop In: $5/$6 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 14-Oct 9* M 8:30-9:30 AM $31/$39 Aug 15-Oct 10 TU 4:15-5 PM $25/$35 Aug 17-Oct 12 TH 8:30-9:30 AM $34/$44 Aug 19-Oct 14* SA 9:30-10:30 AM $31/$39 Oct 16-Dec 18 M 8:30-9:30 AM $38/$49 Oct 17-Dec 19 TU 4:15-5 PM $28/$39 Oct 19-Dec 21* TH 8:30-9:30 AM $34/$44 Oct 21-Dec 16* SA 9:30-10:30 AM $31/$39 *No class September 2, 4, November 23, 25

Pilates & Balance

Ages 14 years & up Focus on developing your core including abdominal muscles, oblique muscles and the muscles of your back. Participants will perform fundamental Pilates exercises and then extend their practice to include movements to enhance balance. Instructed by Sherri Mason. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop In: $5/$6 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 14-Oct 9* M 4:15-5:15 PM $31/$39 Oct 16-Dec 18 M 4:15-5:15 PM $38/$49 *No class September 4

Pilates

Ages 14 years & up Pilates, Pilates, nothin’ but Pilates. Build your core including, abdominal muscles, oblique muscles and the muscles of your back while performing fundamental Pilates exercises. Instructed by Sherri Mason. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop In: $5/$6 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 16-Oct 11 W 4:15-5 PM $25/$35 Oct 18-Dec 20 W 4:15-5 PM $28/$39

No classes September 2, 3, 4, November 23, 24, 25 & 26

Healthy Eat Healthy • Reduce Stress Exercise • Minimize Toxins

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Adult Fitness Indoor Cycling

Ages 14 years & up Indoor Cycling classes offer high energy stationary bike workouts that enhance cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength. Participants select personal intensity levels during the workout through body position and bike tension. This class simulates an outdoor ride and increases cardiovascular capacity by combining endurance, interval training and cadence control. Instructed by Annmarie Anfield (TU) and Sherri Mason (W). Bikes can be reserved 24 hrs in advance by calling 815-467-8015. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Drop Ins: $7/$8 Max: 10 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 15-Oct 10 TU 5:45-6:30 AM $49/$62 Aug 16-Oct 11 W 5:30-6:15 PM $49/$62 Oct 17-Dec 19 TU 5:45-6:30 AM $54/$69 Oct 18-Dec 20* W 5:30-6:15 PM $49/$62 *No class November 22

“Ab”Solution Ride

Ages 14 years & up Riders will go on a 40 minute ride followed by 20 minutes of abdominal work. Instructed by Sherri Mason. Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 14-Oct 16* M 7-8 PM $51/$63 Oct 23-Dec 18 M 7-8 PM $64/$79 *No class September 4

(C) 50+ Fitness

Ages 50 years & up Get Strong and Fit!!! Light aerobic movement will get your blood flowing and body moving. Strength exercises build muscle and combat osteoporosis while stretching keeps you lean and flexible. Instructed by Teryl Lundeen (M) and Annmarie Anfield (W & F). Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop In: $5/$6 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 14- Oct 9* M 8:30-9:30 AM $31/$39 Aug 16-Oct 11 W 9:30-10:30 AM $34/$44 Aug 18-Oct 13 F 9:30-10:30 AM $34/$44 Oct 16-Dec 18 M 8:30-9:30 AM $38/$49 Oct 18-Dec 20 W 9:30-10:30 AM $38/$49 Oct 20-Dec 22* F 9:30-10:30 AM $38/$49 *No class September 4, November 24

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Barre’ Yoga Fusion

Ages 14 years & up A fun and challenging workout that fuses the principles and techniques of standing Barre’ work, Pilates core conditioning and yoga resulting in longer and leaner muscles. Barre’ Fusion is a fun and innovative, strength, yoga and Pilates inspired workout designed to tone and sculpt all major groups and reshape your body while increasing flexibility and improving balance. Instructed by Annmarie Anfield. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop In: $5/$6 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 16-Oct 11 W 6:30-7:15 PM $25/$35 Aug 18-Oct 13 F 8:30-9:15 AM $25/$35 Oct 18-Dec 20* W 6:30-7:15 PM $25/$35 Oct 20-Dec 22* F 8:30-9:15 AM $25/$35 *No class November 22, 24

Parent-Child Yoga

Children 4th-8th grade with an adult This 6-week introductory course is a chance for you and your little to bond through the practice of yoga. We will practice breathing techniques, play games, break down poses, discuss safe movement, and learn from one another. There will be plenty of space for peace and zen, along with space for some wiggles and giggles as well. Instructed by Robyn Bumgarner. No drop in participation for this class, must be registered. Limited yoga mats available. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Min/Max: 6 pairs/10 pairs Res/Nonres: $75/$90 Additional child $30 Date Day Time Sept 2-Oct 7 SA 9:30-10:30 AM

No classes September 2, 3, 4, November 23, 24, 25 & 26

Cardio Challenge Mixup

Ages 14 years & up Do you like variety? Do you like to “mix up” your workouts? Zumba, kickbox or cardio bootcamp to burn calories and challenge your cardiovascular fitness. Tone your muscles and strength train to get the results you are looking for. Instructed by Janet DeRudder. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop In: $5/$6 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 15-Oct 10 TU 9:45-10:30 AM $25/$35 Oct 17-Dec 19 TU 9:45-10:30 AM $28/$39

Why Good Programs Are Cancelled

Nothing kills a program faster than everyone waiting until the last minute to register. There are certain deadlines that are set in order to decide whether a program will be cancelled. So if you are interested...

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Adult Athletics

Co-Ed Fall Softball League

Ages 18 years & up Get a group of friends together and enjoy this recreational co-ed softball league. The league will consist of a seven game schedule with a single elimination tournament at the end of the season. Games will be played on Thursday nights starting at 6:30 pm. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top teams in the league and tournament based on size of league. A non-refundable $100 deposit is due at the time of registration to hold your spot in the league. The balance is due on Wednesday, August 16 to ensure placement into the league. To qualify as a resident team 60% of your team must live within the park district boundaries. Location: Community Park Field 1 Res/Nonres: $450/$585 Min/Max: 4/8 Teams Date Day Time Aug 24-Oct 19 TH 6:30 PM first game

Men’s Fall Softball League

Ages 18 years & up Don’t put your softball equipment away yet. Get your team together and sign up for the Men’s Fall Softball League. The league will consist of a seven game schedule with a single elimination tournament at the end of the season. Games will be played on Tuesday night starting at 6:30 pm. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top teams in the league and tournament based on the size of the league. A non-refundable $100 deposit is due at the time of registration to hold your spot in the league. The balance is due on Wednesday, August 16 to ensure placement into the league. To qualify as a resident team 60% of your team must live within the park district boundaries. Location: Community Park Field 1 Res/Nonres: $450/$585 Min/Max: 4/8 Teams Date Day Time Aug 22-Oct 17 TU 6:30 PM first game

Ryukyu-Kempo Karate

Ages 12 years & up Let Sensei John Ventura of the Bob Golden School of Self Defense teach you the art of Ryuku-Kempo Karate using real life situations. Karate will not only help you defend yourself but will teach you selfrespect, self-discipline, mental focusing and physical development. Instructed by John Ventura, 7th Degree Black Belt. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $65/$80 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Aug 28-Oct 18* M/W 7:30-8:30 PM $61/$76 Oct 25-Dec 13 M/W 7:30-8:30 PM $65/$80 *No class September 4 (fee is prorated)

Women’s Introduction to Golf

Ages 18 years & up While the kids are in school, spend an hour learning the game of golf! This class is for women with little or no previous experience. Bring a 3 or 5 wood, 5, 7, 9 irons and a putter to each session. Location: Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club Res/Nonres: $65/$75 Min/Max: 4/16 Date Day Time Deadline Aug 16-Sept.6 W 9:30-10:30 AM Aug 11 Sept 20-Oct 11 W 9:30-10:30 AM Sept 15

Adult Golf Lessons - Beginner

Ages 18 years & up Learn the fundamentals of golf and put your skills to the test at Channahon’s Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club. This course will teach you the proper swing, putting, scoring, chipping techniques as well as general course courtesy. Balls and tees will be provided. Please bring a 1 or 3 wood, 5, 7, and 9 iron and putter to each session. Location: Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club Res/Nonres: $65/$75 Min/Max: 4/16 Date Day Time Deadline Sept 20-Oct 11 W 5:30-6:30 PM Sept 15

Adult Golf Lessons - Intermediate

Ages 18 years & up So you have taken the Adult Beginner Class or you have been playing for a while and you are looking for the next step, well here it is Adult Intermediate. This class will take you to the next level with more in depth instruction on Irons, Dirvers, wedges, and putting as well as bunker shots, uphill/downhill lies and various shots needed to take you where you want to be. This class is designed for people who have course experience, but would like an answer to questions that have eluded them for quite some time. If you are looking to get hooked on golf or you already are but would like to play better, this is the class for you. Balls and tees will be provided. Please bring a 1 or 3 wood, 5, 7, and 9 iron and putter to each session. Location: Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club Res/Nonres: $65/$75 Min/Max: 4/16 Date Day Time Deadline Aug 16-Sept 6 W 5:30-6:30 PM Aug 11

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Adult Athletics Ultimate Dodgeball League at SKYZONE Joliet

Ages 18 years & up The Channahon Park District has partnered with SkyZone Joliet to host an ultimate dodgeball league for adults at the SkyZone facility in Joliet. Come out and experience the newest way to play dodgeball on trampolines at their exhilarating facility! This is something you definitely do not want to miss out on! Registration is available for a 6 week session or on a week by week basis! Sign up for the full 6 week session for a chance to win 50% off your next session! Participants must purchase SkySocks for $3. Socks can be re-worn each week. Location: SkyZoneJoliet (2318 Essington Rd #1, Joliet, IL 60435) Min/Max: 6/10 per team Fee: $100 per week ($10/person with 10 person team) $550 per 6 week session Max: 6 teams per week Deadline: September 12 Date Day Times Sept 14-Oct 19 TH 6-8 PM

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Racquetball

If interested in a challenge ladder racquetball league, contact the Park District at 815-467-7275. Arrowhead Community Center features 2 racquetball courts.

Court Fees 20 Punch Racquetball Discount Card (primetime fees) Resident - $70

Nonresident - $110

Resident Nonresident Non-Prime Time - Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-2:00 PM $3/player $6/player ($6 court min.) ($12 court min.) Prime Time - Monday-Thursday 3:00-8:00 PM $4/player $6/player ($8 court min.) ($12 court min.) Saturday - 9:00 AM-4:00 PM $4/player $6/player ($8 court min.) ($12 court min.) Wallyball Fees $15 $28 Wallyball is open during the same times as Racquetball. Please bring in clean shoes with non-marking soles to play.

Court Reservations

Channahon Park District residents may reserve courts 7 days in advance with proof of residency. Nonresidents can reserve a court on the day of use. Courts are reserved for one hour periods, starting on the hour.

Permanent Court Times

Players have the opportunity to reserve permanent court time in accordance with the schedule listed below. Session length: 17 weeks

Disc Golf - FREE!

18 Hole Course located in Community Park Open Daily Dawn to Dusk Weather Permitting Ever throw a frisbee? Then you can play Disc Golf! Players use a disc to ‘drive’, ‘chip’ and ‘putt’ into an elevated basket to complete each hole. The course winds through the natural areas of Community Park. People of all ages can enjoy the outdoors and view the plantings and wildlife found in the park while playing disc golf. Concrete tee surfaces allow for a quality year round disc golf experience.

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Resident Nonresident Prime Time $116 $144 Non-Prime Time $87 $144 Wallyball $217 $361

FREE Racquetball Racquetball Appreciation Week September 11-17, 2017

Open to all Whether you have been playing racquetball for years or you are just learning the game come to Arrowhead Community Center and play racquetball free of charge. You can reserve 1 free court reservation per person per day for the week of September 11-17, 2017. Come join us and play the great game of racquetball.


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Check out these new classes! Entering or Returning to the Workplace - NEW!

Ages 16 years & up Whether you are beginning your job search or reentering the workforce, this class will teach you the proper etiquette on ward robing. First impressions are critical! Learn how to spruce up your image, plus learn tips on color and style. If you have an interview suit that you would like input on, please brit it to class. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $20/$22 Min/Max: 5/20 Date Day Time Deadline Sept 26 TU 7 PM- 8:15 PM Sept 12

Healthy Eating Style without Dieting - NEW!

Ages 16 years & up Everything that you eat and drink matters. Find your healthy eating style that reflects your preferences, cultures, traditions and budget and maintain it for a lifetime. Make healthier choices that you can enjoy. You will learn about portion distortion, how to read the new nutrition label and how to support other to eat healthfully. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $20/$22 Min/Max: 6/20 Date Day Time Deadline Sept 12 TU 7 PM-8:15 PM Aug 29

Jewelry Making Class - NEW!

Create your personal jewelry set. There is a sense of pride when you wear a piece of jewelry you made yourself. You will create a necklace and matching earrings. Come back for a different set every time. Price includes all materials. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $50/$60 Min/Max: 5/20 Date Day Time Deadline Aug 17 TH 10-11:30 AM Aug 3 Aug 17 TH 6-7:30 PM Aug 3

Essential Oils 101 - NEW!

Want to learn the who, what, where, when, why, and how of essential oils? Are you new-and just want to understand the craze? Are you seasoned, and could use some new information? Take charge of your health and the products you allow in your home. Join us to learn how easy it is to use essential oils to support every system in your body. You will also learn how you can start swapping out the expensive, toxic chemicals in your home for pennies on the dollar! Everyone will have a chance to make and take home an essential oil item! Instructed by Suzanne Ringbauer. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $10/$15 Min/Max: 5/20 Date Day Time Deadline Aug 24 TH 6-7:30 PM Aug 22 Sep 21 TH 6-7:30 PM Sept 19 Oct 26 TH 6-7:30 PM Oct 24 Nov 9 TH 6-7:30 PM Nov 7

Talent Search Do you have a skill or hobby you could teach others? Could you use an opportunity to make extra money? The Channahon Park District is on a local search for talent! If you have a particular skill or you are willing to lead activities, please complete the form below and return it to the Channahon Park District, 24856 W. Eames Street. Name:____________________________________________________Age:_________________Phone:__________________________________________ Address:____________________________________________________________________________________________________ City/State/Zip:__________________________________________________________________________________________________ Please circle the appropriate category(s) ART

Drawing

Painting

Ceramics

Other:___________________________________________________

CRAFTS

Adults

Children

Holiday

Other:____________________________________________________

COOKING

Candy

Microwave

Holiday

Ethnic

DANCE

Ballet

Tap

Jazz

Other:___________________________________________________

REPAIR

Auto

Bicycle

Home

Other:___________________________________________________

SPORTS

Baseball

Soccer

T-ball

Softball

FITNESS

Nutrition

Wellness

Aerobics

Other:_________________________________________________

Outdoor

Flag Football

Other:___________________

Other:__________________

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Cooking Classes with Chef Tamara

Classes are for 18 years and older. You must be at least 21 years to consume alcoholic beverages.

Sensational Summer Salads II

Summer salads don’t have to be boring. As the days heat up, these summer salads are fun, delicious, and use an abundance of fruits and vegetables.

Menu: Grilled Mediterranean Salad, Thai Chicken Salad, Colorful Salad, Orzo Salad with Grilled Salmon & Vinaigrette.

Cocktails for Tasting: Sunset Sangria, Blueberry Colada, Fuzzy Charlie and Summer Fruit Daiquiri.

Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $34/$44 Min/Max: 3/12 Date Day Time Deadline Aug 16 W 6-8:30 PM Aug 11

Souper Douper

Cooler weather is here! The perfect time for soups and stews. In this class Chef Tamara will be teaching us how to prepare using seasonal vegetables.

Menu: Posole Tuscan Bean Soup, Roasted Tomato Soup with Basil

California Dreamin’

The California coast has been a trendsetter for modern cuisine and in this class we will be highlighting the best that the Golden State has to offer – from the Mexican border right up to the vineyards north of San Francisco! We’ll be cooking regional dishes from up and down the coast, featuring a host of sunny flavors, from light fusion fare, to rich hearty dishes.

Menu: Crab Louie, Herb Gnocchi with Butternut Squash, Brussel Sprout leaves, & Veloute Sauce, Oven Roasted Tomato Bisque with Homemade Croutons & Bleu Cheese Crumbles and Lemon Curd Tart with Fresh Fruit.

Cocktails for Tasting: Frose, California Margarita, San Fran and

Big Sur.

Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $34/$44 Min/Max: 3/12 Date Day Time Deadline Aug 31 TH 6-8:30 PM Aug 25

Chiffonade, Gorgonzola, & Toasted Rustic Bread and Hearty Beef Stew with Potato Mash

Cocktails for Tasting: Apple Cider Mimosas, White Chocolate Raspberry Martini and Butter Finger.

Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $34/$44 Min/Max: 3/12 Date Day Time Deadline Oct 18 W 6-8:30 PM Oct 16

Bistro Night

French Cuisine does not get much better than this on a chilly autumn night.

Menu: Baked French Onion Soup, Steak with Red Wine Sauce, Au Gratin Potatoes and Chocolate Soufflés Cocktails for Tasting: The French Martini, French Cosmo, French

Coffee Cocktail

“Be Our Guest” as we learn how make the some of the Disney restaurant’s signature recipes.

Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $34/$44 Min/Max: 3/12 Date Day Time Deadline Nov 2 TH 6-8:30 PM Oct 31

Menu: Hollywood Studios, Brown Derby Cobb Salad, Portobello Yacht Club Shrimp Oretegana, Nine Dragons Pork Loin With XO Sauce, Our Guest The Grey Stuff.

Holiday Appetizers

Disney Inspired Cooking

Cocktails for Tasting: Belle of the Ball Tasting: Dole Whip with Rum, Grand Marnier Orange Slush and Glass Slipper. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $34/$44 Min/Max: 3/12 Date Day Time Deadline Sept 14 TH 6-8:30 PM Sept 12

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Menu: Crab Balls with Dipping Sauce, Bagna Cauda with Assorted Dippers, Honey Sriracha Chicken Wings and Palmiers. Cocktails for Tasting: Jingle Juice, Jack Frost Cocktails, The Pear Tree and New Year’s Kiss.

Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $34/$44 Min/Max: 3/12 Date Day Time Deadline Dec 6 W 6-8:30 PM Dec 4


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55 & Better Adult Programs Monday Munchies

Bunco Days!

Let the good times roll, come and enjoy a couple of hours socializing while you play BUNCO on the 1st Wednesday of the month. We will supply the dice and drinks, you bring a snack to share and $5 to join in on the fun. The Bunco group handles their own prize money so there is no need to register ahead of time for this program. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Date Day Time Sept 13 W 7 PM Oct 11 W 7 PM Nov 8 W 7 PM Dec 13 W 7 PM *No Bunco on August 9 due to Three Rivers Festival

AARP Driver Certification Course

Cars have changed. So have traffic rules, driving conditions and the roads you travel every day. By taking a driver safety course you’ll learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment. You’ll learn how you can manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. AARP members will receive a $5 refund at the end of the course. Instructed by Jim Kaplan. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Fee: $20 for class materials and handbook Date Day Time Deadline Nov 2 & 3 TH & F 9 AM-1 PM Oct 26

Would you like to try something new, but you don’t want to drive? Let us take care of that. We will visit a different restaurant each time to see what else is out there. Lunch is in your own, fee if for transportation only. Van will be departing from Arrowhead Community Center. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Fee: $10/per person Min/Max: 6/15 Date Day Time Restaurant Sept 18 M 11 AM-2 PM Wildfire Oak Brook Oct 16 M 11 AM-2 PM The Lone Buffalo Ottawa Nov 13 M 11 AM-2 PM Meson Sabika Naperville Dec 11 M 11 AM-2 PM Coopers Hawk Naperville

BIG Bingo Tuesday

On the last Tuesday of the month, come into Arrowhead Community Center for some BIG BINGO! We play 10 games of bingo for prizes and have a delicious homemade lunch afterwards. Participants should sign up prior to the lunch to make sure we have an adequate amount of food. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $6/$7 Date Day Time Aug 29 TU 11 AM Sept 26 TU 11 AM Oct 31 TU 11 AM Nov 28 TU 11 AM *No Big Bingo Lunch in December

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55 & Better Adult Programs Thanksgiving Potluck - FREE!

Channahon neighbors once again come together for our annual Thanksgiving potluck dinner. Everyone is encouraged to bring a dish to serve at least 10. We will supply the turkey, utensils and drinks. Registration is required for this program. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Date Day Time Nov 9 TH 11 AM

Holiday Party - FREE!

Celebrate the holiday season by coming out to the annual holiday party at the Channahon Park District. We take care of the meal, games, entertainment and holiday cheer. Please bring a wrapped white elephant gift for our gift exchange. Registration is required for Games & More Join us every Tuesday of the month (except the Big this program. Bingo Tuesday) to hang out with friends new and old, play cards, dice, bingo and enjoy each other’s Location: Arrowhead Community Center company. Bring lots of pennies, 25 nickels, 15 dimes Date Day Time Deadline and 1 quarter and you will be all set to play. Dec 14 TH 11 AM Dec 11

TRIAD Community Lunch

Location: Arrowhead Community Center Day: Tuesdays Time: 9:30 AM

Seniors meet monthly at the United Methodist Church in Channahon for lunch, learning and socializing. Each month the TRIAD committee organizes a speaker to come and talk to the group about various topics. Enjoy a meal, but please call to reserve a “50 Forward” is a senior spot, you are able to pay the day off. newsletter that is mailed to senior citizens that Location: United Methodist Church are currently on our Fee: $4 mailing list. The “50 Date Day Time Forward” advertises all Aug 2 W 11:30 AM programs, services and Sept 6 W 11:30 AM activities geared toward Oct 4 W 11:30 AM active adults and senior citizens which are offered Nov 1 W 11:30 AM by the Channahon Park District. If you would like to Dec 6 W 11:30 AM receive this one a month mailing please call Paulina Tredennick at (815) 521-3111.

50 Forward Newsletter

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Special Recreation Three Rivers Festival August 9-13, 2017 Central Park

Channahon’s Three Rivers Festival Special Needs Day - FREE! Pre-Registration is required!

www.threeriversfest.info for details

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Central Park, 24856 E. Eames Street (Route 6 & Bluff Road) Channahon, IL 10:00 AM 11:30 AM 12:00 PM

Festivities Include:

Swimming (optional, lift available) Complimentary Lunch provided by Channahon/Minooka McDonald’s & TCBY for Registered Participants Carnival Rides – until 2:00 PM

Sponsored by:

Rotary Club of Joliet • Channahon-Minooka Rotary Club Morris Rotary Club • TCBY Fantasy Amusement Company • Watterson

Sunshine Through Golf

SRJC is teaming up with the Chicago District Golf Association and the Golf Pros at Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club. You have an opportunity to learn the rules, technique, and etiquette of the game of golf. This cooperative effort will help increase social skills, community interaction, and knowledge about golf. Location: Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club Res/Nonres: $30/$120 Min/Max: 4/12 Date Day Time Sept 4-Oct 2 M 5-6 PM

Channahon Park District Inclusion Policy

The Channahon Park District complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Channahon Park District Staff Members will make reasonable accommodations as defined in the ADA to facilitate participation in, or attendance of, Park District programs and activities for those with disabilities. Those interested in such opportunities should contact Park District Recreation Staff at (815) 467-7275 in advance to discuss the need for accommodation, and how the accommodation can best be made if warranted. In addition, the Channahon Park District has entered into an agreement with the Special Recreation of Joliet and Channahon (SRJC) to offer recreation programs to residents with special needs. Information on programming available through SRJC is available by contacting their office at (815) 740-7275.

Special Recreation of Joliet & Channahon (SRJC)

Special Recreation of Joliet & Channahon (SRJC) is a cooperative extension of the Joliet and Channahon Park Districts, which provides year-round recreation activities for individuals who wish to participate in alternative Park District programs. These programs are designed to help participants who have physical or mental disabilities, sensory impairments, or any other type of disability, to develop leisure skills, independent living skills, and motor skills. In addition to these benefits, perhaps the most important aspect of SRJC’s programs is fun! SRJC staff members have experience in therapeutic recreation or related fields. SRJC provides training sessions for all staff members. We will provide the appropriate staff-to-participant ratios. Transportation is available for some SRJC programs to residents of Joliet and Channahon, for an additional fee. For more information about SRJC or to request a registration form, call the office at 815-741-7275 ext. 160.

Annual Information Form (AIF)

SRJC requires that all participants have an AIF on file. The form can be found online or filled out at time of registration. Forms must be completed at the beginning of the calendar year, whenever information changes, or if you are a new participant.

Inclusion

The Joliet Park District supports the rights of people with special needs to participate in any program. An adult or child must adhere to the guidelines of that particular program. The Joliet Park District believes that all members of the community are entitled to have equal leisure opportunities. For information on the inclusion process, please contact the Special Recreation of Joliet and Channahon (SRJC) office, 815-7417275 ext. 169, 175 or 176. Any accommodations and expectations will be discussed prior to the start of a program.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Joliet Park District complies with the Americans with Disabilites Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability.

Volunteers

SRJC is always looking for volunteers who have a desire to work with special needs individuals. If you would like to be a part of our team, please contact the SRJC offices at 815-741-7275 ext. 176.

SRJC Summer/Fall Registration Resident: April 9, Non-Resident: April 16

Transportation

Transportation is provided to most of our programs for residents. Otherwise, we depart from the Multi-Purpose Center. If a fee is listed, door-to-door transportation is optional for the program.

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Register for S.R.J.C. programs at the Joliet Park District

Special Recreation of Joliet & Channahon • 815-741-7275, ext. 160 • www.jolietpark.org

SRJC Will County Fair

Age 13+ Let’s get together for some fun! Admission fee and lunch included. Please wear comfortable shoes as we will be walking long distances. Transportation: $7.25 Facility: Will County Fairgrounds (Peotone) Deadline: Aug 11 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-3-5004 $20R/$25N SA Aug 26 11a-3:30p

SRJC Millennium Park

Age 13+ Spend the day with us in the city. We will visit the Lurie Garden. Lunch is included in the fee. This event requires long distance walking. Transportation: $7.25 Facility: Chicago Deadline: Sept 8 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-3-5006 $20R/$25N SU Sept 24 10:30a-4p

SRJC Bengtson’s Pumpkin Farm

Age 13+ Pick out your favorite pumpkin! Please bring $8.00 for lunch. This event requires long distance walking. Dress for the weather. Transportation: $7.25 Facility: Bengtson’s Pumpkin Farm (Homer Glen) Deadline: Sept 29 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-4-5011 $25R/$31N SU Oct 15 11a-3:30p

SRJC Turkey Bowl

Age 13+ Calling all bowlers! Join us for an afternoon of wacky bowl. Two games of bowling and lunch included. Prizes will be awarded. Transportation: $7.25 Facility: Crest Hill Lanes Deadline: Oct 20 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-4-5013 $20R/$25N SU Nov 5 12p-3p

SRJC Turkey Trot

Age 13+ Rock the night away! We will join our friends from other SRA’S for dancing and the traditional Thanksgiving feast. Dinner is included in your fee. Facility: Romeoville Recreation Department Deadline: Oct 20 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-4-5015 $25R/$31N F Nov 17 6:30p-9p

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SRJC Youth SRJC After School Program

Age 5-13 SRJC is offering an after school program. Each day will consist of structured activities. The program follows Troy #30C School District Calendar. There will be no program on days there is no school. Transportation is provided by Troy 30C School District from home school to Joliet Park District Multi-Purpose Center. SRJC does not provide transportation services. Affordable equal monthly installment payments are available. Location: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Min/Max: 5/10 Program Fee Day Date Time 17-2-5207 $1800 M-F Aug 17-May 26 3-6 PM

SRJC Teen/Adult SRJC Connections

Age 22+ Everyone needs a plan! What will you do after high school? This class will focus on skill building, independence and exploring the community. All supplies and activities are included. Please dress appropriately. If you are interested in the program, please contact the SRJC office. No class: 5/29, 7/4, 9/4, 10/9, 11/10, 11/23, 11/24, 12/22, 12/25 Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: May 8, May 8, Aug 30, Aug 29 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-3-5314C $900R/$1125N M/W/F Sept 6-Dec 27 9a-3p 17N-3-5314D $1560R/$1950N M-F Sept 5-Dec 28 9a-3p

SRJC Weekly Workout

Groups will rotate periodically to different fitness areas: treadmills, bicycles, walking, track, etc. All individuals will need a medical authorization form completed by a physician to participate. Transportation: June Session $58, September Session $65. No class: 10/12 Facility: Inwood Athletic Club (Fitness Floor) Deadline: May 31, Aug 31 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-3-5303B $63R/$79N TH Sept 7-Nov 9 6p-7p

SRJC Grill Masters

Age 13+ Try your hand at grilling. Dinner included each week. Dress for the weather. Transportation: $29 Facility: Inwood Park (Large Pavilion) Deadline: Aug 25 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-3-5305 $45R/$53N M Sept 11-Oct 2 5:30p-7p

SRJC Bowling League

Age 13+ Strike! Dust off those bowling balls. Two games and shoe rental are included. Transportation: $51 No class: 9/30, 10/28 Facility: Town & Country Lanes Deadline: Sept 15 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-3-5304 $53R/$67N SA Sept 23-Nov 18 2p-4:30p


Register for S.R.J.C. programs at the Joliet Park District

Special Recreation of Joliet & Channahon • 815-741-7275, ext. 160 • www.jolietpark.org

Social Club

SRJC General

Group: Adults 13+ Date: Friday evenings, see activities Time: To be determined prior to activities Location: Multi-Purpose Center/various locations Limit: Min: 10/Max: 35 Fee: $17R each or $60R for all 4 in each session $21N each or $76N for all 4 in each session Trans: Depart from Multi-Purpose Center only

SRJC Swim Lessons

SRJC Old Fashioned BBQ

Let’s kick off the summer with a picnic! Outdoor games, food and fun are on the agenda. Dinner is included. Dress for the weather. Facility: Inwood Park (Large Pavilion) Deadline: Aug 4 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-3-5417 $17R/$21N F Aug 18 6p-8p

SRJC Friday Fun

Spend a Friday with your SRJC friends. We will play cards, games, etc. Refreshments included in fee. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Aug 4 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-3-5424 $17R/$21N F Aug 25 6p-7:30p

SRJC Pizza/Movie Night

Sign up for this popular event! Movie will be determined during the program week. All fees are included. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Oct 6 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-4-5408 $17R/$21N F Oct 20 6p-10p

SRJC Halloween Hip Hop

Get those costumes ready! Refreshments included. Facility: Oak Lawn Park District Deadline: Oct 6 Program Fee Day Date 17N-4-5409 $17R/$21N F Oct 27

Time 7p-9p

SRJC Games Galore

Spend your Friday with SRJC. We will play table tennis, board games, etc. Refreshments included in fee. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Oct 20 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-4-5406 $17R/$21N F Nov 3 6p-7:30p

SRJC Chef’s Corner

Join SRJC for your favorite sensations. Dinner included in fee. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Nov 3 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-4-5419 $17R/$21N F Nov 17 6p-7:30p

Age 6+ Learn to swim! SRJC follows the American Red Cross swim program. All swimmers will have the opportunity to advance to our Special Olympics Illinois Swim Team. No class: 9/30, 10/28 Facility: Inwood Athletic Club (Pool) Deadline: May 30, Sept 15 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-2-5500A $64R/$80N M June 5-July 24 6p-6:30p 17N-2-5500B $64R/$80N M June 5-July 24 6:30p-7p 17N-3-5500C $56R/$70N SA Sept 23-Nov 18 12p-12:30p 17N-3-5500D $56R/$70N SA Sept 23-Nov 18 12:30p-1p 17N-3-5500E $56R/$70N SA Sept 23-Nov 18 1p-1:30p

Special Olympics Athletes wishing to participate in Special Olympics programs must have a current Special Olympics medical application on file. The application is valid for two years from the date of the examination. June 9-11 Summer Games August 6 Area Softball Tournament September 9-10 State Softball Tournament September 16 Area Volleyball Tournament October 28-29 State Fall Games Dates subject to change.

SRJC Basketball Team

Age 13+ Let’s prepare for a successful basketball season! The Special Olympic Illinois Area 7 tournament schedule is TBD. All athletes must have a current Special Olympic Illinois medical application to compete. Transportation: $128 No class: 12/19, 12/26 Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Gym) Deadline: Sept 26 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-4-5306 $128R/$160N TU Oct 3-Feb 20 6p-7:30p

SRJC Swim Team

Age 8+ You must be able to swim at least one length of the pool to be eligible for swim team. All swimmers must have a current Special Olympics Illinois Medical application to compete. Transportation: $51 No class: 9/30, 10/28 Facility: Inwood Athletic Club (Pool) Deadline: Sept 15 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-3-5504 $63R/$80N SA Sept 23-Nov 18 12p-12:45p

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Tomahawk Aquatic Center Late Summer Schedule Hours & Daily Admission Fees Through August 11 Adult Lap Swim 8:30-9:15 AM Mondays & Wednesdays only $1.00 R/$2.00 NR Day Time Open Swim 12:00-5:00 PM $6.00 R/$9.00 NR* *Day time, weekday open swim sessions end August 11 M-TH Evening Swim* 6:30-8:30 PM $4.00 R/$6.00 NR *Evening swim sessions end August 10

August 12-Labor Day (September 5) WEEKENDS ONLY Open Swim 12:00-5:00 PM $6.00 R/$9.00 NR Private rentals available through September 3

Visit www.channahonpark.org for more information or call 815-467-SWIM

Splash Pad (Community Park) Splash Pad open daily 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Into September as weather permits Splash Pad rules: •

All children under the age of 10 years must be accompanied by an adult

No glass containers allowed in splash pad area

Dogs/pets are not allowed

No rollerblades, skateboards, or bicycles allowed on splash pad

Do not hang, swing or or climb on any splash pad equipment

Please vacate the park when conditions call for thunder or lightning

To report the need for maintenance, please call the Park District at 815-467-7275

In the event of an emergency, call 911

If water is not running during open hours press button to activate

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FREE!!


www.skatelandreccenter.com • 815-467-2128 25334 W Eames Street, Channahon

Skateland Recreation Center

Visit www.skatelandreccenter.com for coupons and specials! Skateland Recreation Center is a 12,000 square foot facility, operated by the Channahon Park District, that is not only the location of a great skating rink, it is also available for your wedding reception, banquet, birthday party, fundraiser, pizza party or a private skating party!

Skating Schedule

Small Group Rate

Closed Friday, August 11 for Three Rivers Festival

Holiday Skates

Day Time Admission Friday 6-9:30 pm $6.00 Saturday (begins Nov 4) 1-4 pm $4.00 Sunday (begins Sept 24) 1-4 pm $4.00

Skate Rental Skate Rental Speed Skate Rental In-line Skate Rental

Groups of 10 or more people skating during a regular public skate session may receive $.50 off of each individual admission with three days prior notice. Call 815-467-2128 to arrange your group visit to Skateland today!

Days off school mean extra time for fun at Skateland! $2.00 $3.00 $3.00

Your Skates & Rollerblades are Welcome!

All guests are invited to bring their own roller skates and rollerblades to Skateland Recreation Center. All roller skates and rollerblades must be approved for use in the facility by management. Please ask at the ticket window prior to entering the facility.

Admission: Time: Dates:

$4, normal skate rental fees apply 1-4 PM Wednesday, November 22 Tuesday-Thursday, December 26-28 Tuesday-Thursday, January 2-4

Check out the party & rental opportunities in the center insert!

Resident Discount Pass

Resident families may purchase discounted tickets for multiple visits to Skateland. These non-refundable passes are not valid during any special event and are good for twelve months after the date of purchase.

10 Visit Pass

Want to sign the kids up for skate lessons? See page 15 or 26 for lesson information!

Weekend Session $30 ($10.00 savings) Friday Session $50 ($10 savings)

20 Visit Pass

Weekend Session $55 ($25 savings) Friday Session $95 ($25 savings)

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Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club

www.heritagebluffs.com • 815-467-PUTT (7888) 24355 W Bluff Road, Channahon

Making a Great Game Better

Visit us on the web at www.heritagebluffs.com

Find us on Facebook

Come play one of America’s Top Public Golf Courses! Heritage Bluffs is unlike any other course No in the area. Designed by noted architect Dick Nugent and built by Wadsworth Golf Construction Increase in Company, Heritage Bluffs provides a challenging golf experience for every golfer. 2017 Green Fees!

Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club offers:

2017 Golf Fees

• 18 hole, par 72 layout

Mon-Fri Resident, 18 holes $23 Resident, 9 holes $18 Resident, Junior $15 Resident, Senior* $18

Sat-Sun-Holiday $35 $22 $15 n/a

Resident, Sunrise** Resident, Afternoon (12-2pm) Resident, 9 hole + (after 2pm)

$18 $21 $18 $27

n/a $29 $22 (walking) $31 (with a cart)

Nonresident, 18 holes Nonresident, 9 holes Nonresident, Junior Nonresident, Senior*

$37 $27 $27 $27

$53 $31 $27 n/a

Nonresident, Sunrise** Nonresident, Afternoon (12-2) Nonresident, 9 hole+ (after 2pm)

$27 $32 $27 $36

n/a $43 $31 (walking) $40 (with a cart)

• 4 tee yardages: copper 5,035; silver 6,038; black 6,617; gold 7,171 • 9 minute tee intervals • Complete cart path system • Electric golf cars with GPS • Four lakes, wetland areas, and mature trees on the 166 acre course • Bentgrass fairways, tees, and greens • Double row irrigation system • The area’s finest practice facility: chipping green and bunker; putting green; practice fairway with target greens and grass and synthetic tees • A Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Course

Private Lessons

Call Brian Smith, Head Golf Professional or Mark Uribe, Assistant Golf Professional, at 815-467-7888 for more information.

*Senior Rates in effect Monday through Friday **Sunrise rates in effect Tuesday through Friday

Dress Code

Carts - Equipped with GPS!! Electric cart, 18 holes, per person $17 Electric cart, 9 holes, per person $9 Pull cart $3

Permanent Tee Times

Range Balls Large Pail (75 balls) $9 Medium Pail (40 balls) $7 Warm-up pail (25 balls) $5

Heritage Bluffs has a preferred dress code for its golf facilities (range included). All shirts should have either a collar or sleeves.

Weekend permanent tee times are available. Call the golf shop at 815-467-7888 for details.

Ladies Golf League

Interested in joining a weekday ladies golf league? Please call the golf shop at 815-467-7888 for more information.

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Callaway Rental Clubs $20 Tee times can be made 30 days in advance of the date of play. A major credit card is required to make a reservation. Resident rates are available to Channahon Park District residents who verify their residency by presenting a photo I.D. (driver’s license, state issued I.D., etc) at the clubhouse each time a greens fee is paid. Online tee time reservations are available 10 days in advance at www.heritagebluffs.com.

Multi-Play Tickets

Channahon Park District residents can purchase Multi-play Tickets and receive a 10-15% discount on rounds. Multi-play tickets may be purchased at Heritage Bluffs. Proof of residency and photo I.D. are required. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.


www.heritagebluffs.com • 815-467-PUTT (7888) 24355 W Bluff Road, Channahon

Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club

Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Certification Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club has achieved designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” by the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary System (ACSS), the educational division of Audubon International. Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club is the 27th course in Illinois and the 379th in the world to receive the honor. To reach this certification a course must demonstrate that they are maintaining a high degree of environmental quality in a number of areas.

U.S. Kids Golf Course

U.S. Kids Golf and Heritage Bluffs have established two sets of tee markers for golfers ages 6-12 years. Plates on the cart path direct our youngest golfers to tee markers on the course ahead of the copper tees. Course distances are 2,252 yards (green tees) and 3,720 yards (yellow tees). Special green fees apply to Kids Course players, and complimentary rental clubs are available through Sticks for Kids, a program of the Golf Course Builders Association of America Foundation and the National Recreation and Park Association. The Heritage Bluffs Kids Course is the perfect way to introduce children to the lifetime sport of golf! For more information on U.S. Kids Golf, visit www.uskidsgolf.com.

The Grille Room At Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club

815-521-2499 You don’t have to golf to enjoy the great menu available at Heritage Bluffs! The Heritage Bluffs Grille Room is open seven days a week during the golf season, from early morning to approximately 8:00 pm. (Daily closing time is adjusted seasonally. In case of inclement weather, please call ahead in the evening.) The Grille Room will be closed December 1-March 13, regular dining service will resume March 14, 2016. Visit www.heritagebluffs.com to view our full menu. We welcome you to call ahead for faster service or to order carry-outs.

Join our email list and receive weekly lunch specials!

Send an e-mail to grilleroom@channahonpark.org with ‘add me to the specials mailing’ in the subject line!

Parties & Rentals

Get into Golf

Effective 7 days a week beginning at 4:30 PM. Kids 16 & under - playing with paying adult – play for FREE! Free warm up bucket of practice balls included.

Family Golf Nights

Every Friday after 4:00 pm, June-September Juniors (under 16 are free) all adults 16 years and over pay the junior rate.

Private space is available throughout the year for celebrations, meetings, and other functions. Contact our staff for your next family or business function. We will help you plan your beverage and meal service. Seating/space availability varies by season. Call Pat Bleuer at 815-521-2499 for information on your next family or business function.

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Dimensions Fitness Center

DIMENSIONS FITNESS CENTER

Indoor Track

•

Gymnasium

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NEW EQUIPMENT!

This July, Dimension Fitness Center at Heritage Crossing Field House underwent a large equipment upgrade and remodeling. These upgrades bring a much needed expanded free weight area, a complete replacement of the entire strength equipment line, and new carpet, painting and a remodeled desk area. They represent the largest improvements Dimensions has received since opening in September of 2003, and will help us to provide our members and daily users with the most current fitness experience in a pleasant, friendly environment.

Same GREAT place!

Fresh NEW look!

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Dimensions Fitness Center

www.channahonpark.org

DIMENSIONS FITNESS CENTER

Indoor Track

Gymnasium

Dimensions Fitness Center is located in the Heritage Crossing Field House. This innovative 3000 square foot facility will provide fitness enthusiasts and those just getting started the tools to build a healthy lifestyle. Fitness staff are available to assist you with your workout needs, including member orientations, answering questions and assisting with fitness program development.

Hours of Operation October-April Hours

Monday-Friday 5:00 AM-10:00 PM Saturday & Sunday 7:00 AM-10:00 PM

May-September Hours

Monday-Thursday 5:00 AM-9:00 PM Friday 5:00 AM-7:00 PM Saturday & Sunday 7:00 AM-7:00 PM

Adjusted Holiday Hours:

Holiday hours are posted at Heritage Crossing Field House or find them online at www.channahonpark.org. Dimensions Fitness Center will be closed on Easter and Christmas Day.

Youth Fitness Requirements

Participants must be in High school or older to work out in the fitness center alone. 7th and 8th grade students may workout on track or fitness center while accompanied by a parent. 5th and 6th grade students may workout on the track only while accompanied by a parent.

Childcare Childcare service will be available for children 9 months and older at Heritage Crossing Field House.

Heritage Crossing Track Club

Walk or Run your way to better health! Set a goal when you sign up and we’ll help you reach it. We’ll keep track of your miles each week so you can check your progress. Adjust your goal each month.

Walk/Run Track

Three lane suspended walk/run track is available for community use. Nine laps around the track equals one mile. The surface is made of a rubberized cushioned material to help absorb impact. Memberships are available for track use or participants may pay a daily use fee. Use of track is included in the Fitness Center membership.

Fitness Center & Track Closings

The Channahon Junior High PE classes will be using the Fitness Center and Track as scheduled below. The facility will be closed to members and guests from 8:00-11:00 am and from 12:15-2:30 pm on the dates listed below. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Fitness Center August 24 September 7 September 21 October 5 October 19 November 2 November 16 December 7

Track

August 31 September 14 September 28 October 12 October 26 November 9 November 30 December 14

Locker Rooms

8:15-10:30 AM Monday/Wednesday/Friday

Men’s and women’s locker rooms are available on the lower level of the Field House. Daily use lockers are available at no charge. Locks must be removed daily. A limited number of lockers are available to reserve for an extra charge.

Evening hours

Basketball Open Gym

Morning hours

5:30-7:30 PM Tuesday & Thursday

Payment Options

Payment Options: (1) Unlimited $15 monthly EFT; (2) Unlimited yearly pass for $180; (3) Walk-in and pay $2 per child per hour. Parents must remain within the park district complex (Field House, ACC or Central Park) while children are in childcare.

The Channahon Park District will host basketball open gym at various times throughout the week. A schedule is available at the Field House service desk. All ages welcome. Parental supervision required for children 10 and under. Res/Nonres Drop-in Fee $3/$4 Dimensions Fitness Center members are free, but can only attend age appropriate time slots.

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Dimensions Fitness Center Membership Rates

RESIDENT EFT Monthly*

Individual Family of Two**

Membership Type

Family of Three** Student

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NON RESIDENT

Annual

EFT Monthly*

Annual

$20

$225

$25

$285

$32

$365

$41

$465

$37.25

$430

$47.25

$540

$13

$140

$16.50

$180

$13

$140

$16.50

$180

Full time age 23 and younger

Senior Age 60 years and older

Seasonal 3 month

$70 (3 month)

$90 (3 month)

Seasonal 1 month

$25 (1 month)

$35 (1 month)

$75

$150

$30 (3 month)

$50 (3 month)

$30

$75

$75

$150

Track Only Track Only (3 month) Senior Track Only Age 60 years and older

Gymnasium Only Available during open gym hours

*The EFT monthly payment plan is made by Discover, Master Card or VISA (credit or bank card) automatically every month. Monthly memberships are continuous with no expiration date. **Family of 4+ EFT memberships available. To be eligible for a family of 2, 3 or 4 membership, all members must live in the same household, each must have proof of residency. Family memberships have a maximum of 2 adults and dependent children under age 23.

Enrollment Fees

All new members shall pay a non-refundable enrollment fee. Fees are as follows: • • • •

Senior/Student $29 Individual $49 Family $79 No enrollment fee for Track Only and Gymnasium Only memberships

Enrollment fees are paid when becoming a new member. If your membership expires you will have 60 days to renew without being charged the enrollment fee. If you renew after the 60 days you will be considered a new member.

Daily fees Fitness Center

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Dimensions Fitness Center

Personal Training & Health Coach Sessions Meet Our Wellness Team! Work one-on-one with an experienced certified personal trainer to design a customized exercise program to meet your fitness goals. Training for a sporting competition, working on personal goal or post rehabilitation training our personal trainers are here to help. Personal training sessions are one hour in length. Call Heritage Crossing Field House at 815-467-8015 to get started! (Non-member personal training and partner personal training are available for the regular personal training rates plus 10%)

Individual Training

Personal Training 1 Pack-$35 Personal Training 5 Pack-$160 Personal Training 10 Pack-$290 Personal Training 20 Pack-$550 Personal Training Renewal 5 Pack-$150 Personal Training Renewal 10 Pack-$280 Personal Training Renewal 20 Pack-$540

Partner Training

Partner Training Partner Training Partner Training Renewal Partner Training Renewal

10 Pack -$190 per person 20 Pack-$350 per person 10 Pack-$180 per person 20 Pack-$340 per person

Sport Specific Training

If you want to improve sport performance, the cardinal rule is: BE MORE SPECIFIC. Your best gains in performance will be achieved when key parts of your training closely mimic what you do when you compete. The more specific your training, the greater impact on your performance. Christi Smith, ACE Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Youth Conditioning Specialist, will use dynamic mobility exercises, reactive or speed-strength training, plyometrics, weight training, evaluations (to pinpoint weaknesses), specific and general strength/conditioning exercises to access and improve performance needed for your sport. 1 hour session $30 2nd sibling discount $15 Package Pricing: 5 pack $130 2nd sibling discount $60

Personal Trainer - Christi Smith

Christi is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, L3 IYCA Certified in Youth Conditioning Specialist, IYCA Certified in Youth Nutrition, IHSA/ IESA certified AAU and USATF certified Track/Cross Country Coach, and is a Certified Instructor of YogaFit and MadDog Spinning. As a trainer, Christi seeks to challenge athletes, clients, and classes to reach beyond preset boundaries. Christi is a detail-oriented, qualified fitness enthusiast committed to the overall safety and success of each individual client. Years of experience and certifications in the health and fitness industry allow her to take a diverse approach to her instruction style. Christi’s goals are to improve functional/sport performance, to break through plateaus, to educate, to instruct and to inspire. She is a big believer in the mind-body connection and believes that “A strong mind will build a strong body.” She places high expectations on her clients and has a favorite motto, “Together We Can!” Your goals become her goals and through collective sweat and tears you will achieve much success!

Personal Trainer & Health Coach - Robyn Bumgarner

Robyn is an ACE-certified personal trainer and health coach. Additionally, she is certified as a weight management specialist and yoga instructor. A long-term breast cancer survivor, Robyn understands on a very personal level the importance of creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Formerly obese and sedentary, Robyn has maintained an 80lb weight loss for more than 15 years. Robyn found her inner athlete in her early 30s, and today is an avid endurance runner, exercise fanatic, and nutrition enthusiast. Robyn believes that good health is not a destination, but rather a journey with many possible paths. She understands first-hand the hard work that goes into choosing, planning, and implementing a healthy lifestyle. She is ready to meet you exactly where you are with a tailored program for you to channel your inner athlete and discover a stronger, healthier you!

Equipment Orientation

All members will receive three complimentary fitness center appointments with their fitness center memberships. Orientations will be offered individually by appointment with our trained fitness staff. Please call ahead for staff availability.

Circuit Training

Experience an all in one workout utilizing cardio and strength equipment at Dimensions Fitness Center in both a structured and unstructured format. A time clock will be available during all open hours for individual circuit training. This program is included in your fitness center membership.

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COMMUNITY PARK

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DEER PATH PARK

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DIAMOND PARK

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DUPAGE PARK

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Greenwald Bluffs Park

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HANSEL ROAD GREENWAY

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HENNEBERRY PARK

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HERITAGE BLUFFS PUBLIC GOLF CLUB

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HERITAGE CROSSING FIELD HOUSE*

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HIGHLANDS OVERLOOK

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LOUIE MOORMAN MEMORIAL PARK

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McGowan Woods Park

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POTAWATOMI PARK

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PRAIRIE WETLAND

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RED HAWK PARK

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SKATELAND RECREATION CENTER

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Copper Leaf Drive, north of Route 6 Bluff Road east of Valley Route 6 east of Bluff Road McClintock Road, 1 mile east of I-55 Old Kerry Grove at Evergreen Lane Eastwood Drive at Leslie River Trail North of Cherokee McEvilly Road at the DuPage River

Edinburg Court south of Wedgewood Lane Woodrush Way - Bell Road

Between Bell Road & Red Stable Drive 24355 West Bluff Road

24935 West Sioux Drive

Kimberly Lane west of Jacob Drive Moorman Avenue east of Rittof Drive

McGowan Woods Road west of Ford Road Patricia Lane south of McClintock Road McClintock Road, 1 mile east of I-55 Kimberly Lane at Jacob Drive Valley Drive west of Edwin Seneca Lane at Pawnee Drive 25334 West Eames Street

Northcrest Drive west of Majestic

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Skate Park

Bench Rest Area

Water Fountain

Picnic Tables

Rest Rooms

Picnic Pavilion

Roller Skating

Swimming

Splash Pad

Sand Volleyball Court

Soccer/Football Field

Tennis Court

Playground

Baggo Court

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Horseshoe Pits

Trail System

Disc Golf

Softball/Baseball Field

Basketball Court

Food Service

Golf Course

Community Center

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F = FUTURE L = LIGHTED *Under cooperative agreement with Channahon School District 17 **Under cooperative agreement with Villages of Minooka and Channahon BALL FIELDS - Requests for use of Channahon Park District ball fields must be submitted in writing. Call 815-521-3005 for additional information. FITNESS TRAILS - The .9 mile fitness trail in Community Park is cleared for winter use. All other trails in the community are available depending on weather and snow conditions. LIGHTED TENNIS AND BASKETBALL COURTS at Central and Community Parks are available dusk to 10:00 p.m., mid April through October.

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Parks & Facilities

www.channahonpark.org

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HELP US LOOK AFTER YOUR PARKS. If you see a park area or facility in need of repair or clean-up before we do, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at (815) 467-PARK and let us know about it. Vandalism and inconsiderate park use detracts from everyone’s enjoyment of the park system. With your help, we can all keep Channahon Parks in top shape for your use.

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FOR EVERYONE’S SAFETY AND BENEFIT, WE ASK ALL PARK USERS TO ADHERE TO THESE RULES AND RESTRICTIONS: • Keep all motorized vehicles in parking areas; never drive on grass or pathways; don’t operate non-licensed motorized vehicles (snowmobiles, mini-bikes, off road motorized cycles, ATV’s) anywhere in the park. • Don’t bring or use fireworks, model rockets or firearms in parks. • Remember that Illinois laws prohibit alcohol use in parks without a permit. You can obtain a permit from the district in advance of your visit. • Parks are open dawn to dusk. Exceptions: lighted sports courts close at 10:00 pm, lighted athletic fields close at conclusion of games.

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Adopt A Flower Bed

Pavilion Reservations

Channahon Park District’s flower beds grow better with some TLC! That’s why we are inviting area scouting programs, civic organizations, volunteer groups, and individuals to be a part of our Adopt A Flower Bed program.

What is Adopt A Flower Bed?

Adopt A Flower Bed is a volunteer activity where area volunteer groups “adopt” a flower bed in a Channahon Park District park. The adoptive group is responsible for planting and maintaining the bed during the spring, summer, and fall.

We provide all the materials you need

The Park District provides all planting materials and tools. Volunteer groups need to provide energy, time, and enthusiasm. This is an ideal service project for all ages, children through seniors!

Thank You 2017 Adopt A Flower Bed Program Participants Location Adoptee Al Wood Park Gregory’s Gifts Amberleigh Park Den 4, Cub Scout Pack 444 Bluff Park Girl Scout Troops 619 & 1510 Central Park Electronic Sign Wagner Family Community Park Peggy Chapman Deer Path Park Markowski Family Diamond Park Null Family DuPage Park Den 6, Cub Scout Pack 444 Henneberry Park The Channahon Park District accepts reservations for picnic pavilions Bell Rd Sign Kids of Bayberry Ct. at Central and Community Parks. Only one pavilion may be reserved Red Stable Ln. Sign Daisy Troop 75105 per day. Resident fee is $25. Nonresident fee is $100. Payment is Heritage Crossing Field House Brownie Troop 774 required when the reservation is made. Louie Moorman Park Rayola Family Potawatomi Park Melissa Falkner ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED AT THE PAVILIONS ONLY WITH A Red Hawk Park Raske Family PERMIT. Depending on the size of the group and activities planned, Ridge Park Daryl Cole extra fees and liability insurance may be required. Seneca Park Debbie Kijowski & Kari Sullivan Skateland Northern Illinois Junior Roller *To receive a full refund, cancellations must be made 10 days prior to Derby Team the event and a refund request form must be filled out. Yellow Pine Park Conroy Family For specific information on pavilion locations, permits and other amenities contact the Channahon Park District at 815-521-3005.

Pavilion Reservations -

PLEASE NOTE: 2018 reservations for residents will begin on Saturday, January 13, 7:00 a.m. and non residents on Monday, January 29.

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Arrowhead Community Center Arrowhead Community Center is a 17,500 square foot facility that houses the administrative offices of the Channahon Park District, as well as two racquetball courts, aerobics room, pre-school rooms, and program rooms.

Hours

Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM Friday 8:00 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 8:30 AM-12:00 PM Sunday CLOSED

Holiday Hours Arrowhead Community Center will be closed on the following holidays: Easter Sunday, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Heritage Crossing Field House A cooperative venture between Channahon School District 17 and the Channahon Park District. This 37,000 square feet of community recreation space houses a full size gymnasium, batting cage, 3,000 square foot Dimensions Fitness Center, three lane suspended walking/running track, meeting/program room, childcare, and locker rooms.

Hours

October-April Monday-Friday 5:00 AM-10:00 PM Saturday & Sunday 7:00 AM-10:00 PM May-September Hours Monday-Thursday 5:00 AM-9:00 PM Friday 5:00 AM-7:00 PM Saturday & Sunday 7:00 AM-7:00 PM Adjusted Holiday Hours: Holiday hours are posted at Heritage Crossing Field House or find them at www.channahonpark.org. Dimensions Fitness Center will be closed all day on Easter and Christmas Day.

Check out the party & rental opportunities in the center insert!

Special Interest Groups People for Channahon Parks Foundation

The People for Channahon Parks Foundation is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization in the community. The organization’s mission is to “provide opportunities for the preservation of open space and the development of recreational resources within the Channahon Park District.” Visit their website at www.PeopleForChannahonParks.org.

Three Rivers Festival Committee

Channahon’s annual Three Rivers Festival is organized by a group of community volunteers. Two representatives from each of the four sponsoring organizations (Channahon Baseball League, Chanooka Braves, Channahon Lions Club and Channahon Fire Department) are joined by at large representatives. The Village of Channahon and Channahon Park District have non-voting committee memberships. The Festival Committee schedules events, arranges for entertainment and takes care of all aspects of the festival. Each of the sponsoring organizations receive one fourth of the proceeds of this major fund raising event for their community programs. The Committee meets monthly February-September on the third Tuesday of the month at the Channahon Municipal Center Board Room. For information visit www. ThreeRiversFest.info. 2017 Three Rivers Festival dates: August 9-13.

IL Dept. of Natural Resources

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is responsible for several area parks: Channahon Access to I & M Canal (815-467-4271); the I & M Canal State Trail (815-942-0796); Goose Lake Prairie State Park (815-942-2899); Heideke Lake (815-942-6352); the Des Plaines Conservation Area (815-423-5326); Mazonia/Braidwood State Fish and Wildlife Area (815-237-0063).

Forest Preserve District of Will County

The Will County Forest Preserve District maintains McKinley Woods Forest Preserve located at the south end of McKinley Woods Road, the Rock Run Rookery on Youngs Rd south of Rt. 6, Lake Chaminwood on Shepley Rd west of I-55, and the Rock Run Preserve on Hollywood Blvd east of Channahon. The McKinley Woods Preserve includes the Four Rivers Environmental Education Center and Kerry Sheridan Grove, accessible from Blackberry Lane. The Forest Preserve District’s newest dog park is located at the Lower Rock Run Preserve, McClintock Rd access. Visit www.reconnectwithnature.org for more information.

U.S. Forest Service

The Forest Service is responsible for the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie at the former Joliet Arsenal. Call 815-423-6370 for information.

Chanooka Braves

The Braves tackle football program begins practice in late summer and plays into the fall months against other communities. A cheerleading squad is also part of the program. For more information, visit www. chanookabraves.com.

St. Ann Football

St. Ann Football is a Catholic youth tackle football program dedicated to the support, education and total development of the youth in the community through organized sports. Our goal is to educate and develop each individual’s own character, self-esteem, attitude and sportsmanship with adult leadership providing the example. For more information stannfootball.com.

Channahon Pony Baseball

The Channahon Pony Baseball organizes a youth baseball program for Channahon area youth 5-14 years old. For more information visit www.channahonponybaseball.com.

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General Information Important Program Participation Information

The Channahon Park District is committed to conducting its recreation programs and activities in a safe manner and holds the safety of participants in high regard. The Channahon Park District continually strives to reduce such risks and insists that all participants follow safety rules and instructions that are designed to protect participants’ safety. However, participants and parents/guardians registering for recreation programs and activities must recognize that there is an inherent risk of injury when choosing to participate in recreational programs and activities. You are solely responsible for determining if you or your minor child/ ward is physically fit and/or skilled for the activities contemplated. It is always advisable, especially if the participant is pregnant, disabled in any way or recently suffered an illness to consult a physician before undertaking any physical activity.

Satisfaction Guarantee

The Channahon Park District is continuously working to provide our residents with the highest quality programs available. Because you should always be satisfied with your program experiences with us, we guarantee our recreation programs. If you are not satisfied after attending two program sessions, we kindly ask you to fill out our Refund Request Form. Include your suggestions, ideas or changes to help us provide the best possible programs. Processing fees are not charged to program refunds under a Satisfaction Guarantee.

A Gift of Leisure

Gift cards are available throughout the year for the Channahon Park District. Give the gift of leisure, in the form of golf, swimming, any of our hundreds of programs, and merchandise and food at Heritage Bluffs. Gift cards are available to purchase at Arrowhead Community Center, Heritage Bluffs, and Heritage Crossing Field House.

Patrons with Disabilities

Save time & register online!

Volunteers

One of the best ways we can think of to serve your community is to volunteer time with the Channahon Park District. Regardless of your talent, interest, or amount of time available, we have recreation programs and park activities you can assist us with. If you would be interested in exploring the possibilities of becoming a VIP (Volunteer in Parks), contact the Park District recreation staff at 815-467-PARK (7275).

Services Available to the Business Community

The Channahon Park District has an expansive array of services available to our in-district business community. We invite you to discover the “Benefits of Parks and Recreation are Endless…” with us! Partnerships Join us in enriching the area’s quality of life. The National Gold Medal Award-Winning Channahon Park District has year round opportunities for you to work with us. Contact us at 815-467-7275 to learn about these and other partnership opportunities. • Independence Day Festival • Senior Citizen Programming • Special Events • Park and Facility Amenities We are also available to work with you and your employees on the following events and services: • Park Picnics • Golf Outings • Gift Certificates • Parties and Events at Tomahawk Aquatic Center and Skateland • Meeting and Seminar Space at Park District Facilities For complete information on services available to Channahon Park District businesses, contact us at 815-467-PARK (7275).

Photo Policy

The Channahon Park District recognizes and supports the rights of persons with disabilities to recreate alongside persons without disabilities. All Channahon Park District programs and services are open to such inclusion, upon the participant complying with registration procedures. In conformance with the American with Disabilities Act, the Park District will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, including but not limited to changes in rules and policies, removal of architectural barriers, additional staffing levels, adaptive equipment, and sign language interpreters.

Periodically photos and video footage are taken throughout the Channahon Park District. By participating in our programs, events, or visiting our public parks and facilities, you acknowledge your photo or video image may be taken. Photos and video footage are used by our staff to promote our programs and facilities in District publications, marketing materials and social media without further prior notice or compensation. If you prefer to not have your likeness used for these purposes, please let our staff know at the time pictures/video footage are taken or contact us at 815-467-PARK (7275). Photos and video footage are the property of the Channahon Park District, and never sold, distributed or used for any other purpose.

Requests for such accommodations or to express a complaint that you may have been discriminated against on the basis of disability, should be directed to the Park District’s Executive Director at 815-467-PARK (7275).

Commemorative Tree & Bench Programs

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You can make a special memory by purchasing a tree or bench to be placed in one of your parks. Mark a birth, anniversary, any of life’s special moments, or remember a family member or friend. A wide variety of trees or a bench made with the use of recycled plastic timbers can be placed in almost any of your parks. For more information, contact the Channahon Park District at 815-467-PARK (7275).


Registration Information

www.channahonpark.org

Register Online 24/7

Resident Registration Begins July 24 • Nonresident Registration Begins July 31

WALK-IN

Bring your completed registration form and payment (cash, check, VISA, Discover or MASTERCARD) directly to: Arrowhead Community Center 24856 West Eames Street Channahon, IL 60410 OR Heritage Crossing Field House 24935 West Sioux Drive Channahon, IL 60410

MAIL-IN

ONLINE

Channahon Park District Arrowhead Community Center 24856 West Eames Street Channahon, IL 60410

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Mail your completed registration form and payment (check, Discover, VISA or MASTERCARD only; no cash accepted) to:

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Include copies of any additional registration items needed as specified in program description, such as birth certificates. (The Channahon Park District may make a copy of the item(s) to be kept on file)

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FAX-IN

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INCLUDE THE “WARNING OF RISK” SIDE WITH YOUR FAX Use your credit card (Discover, VISA or MASTERCARD only) and fax in your program registration 24 hours a day! Include type of card, card number and expiration date on form. Fax to: 815-467-5677 or 815-467-8014

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Include a separate check for the appropriate amount for each class you are registering for. Do not send originals of birth certificates or other additional forms requested for registration, please mail a copy. All registrations are processed in random order, beginning the first day of walk-in registration. The Channahon Park District is not responsible for lost, stolen, damaged or late mail. If you wish to have a receipt mailed to you, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Use your credit card (Discover, VISA or MASTERCARD only) to register online today for select programs!

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Visit www.channahonpark.org, under Registration click on Online Registration. If you are already in our database with a valid email simply choose “forgot password” and one will be emailed to you. If you are unsure go ahead and create a new account and add your family members.

Note: New accounts are defaulted to NONResident until confirmed in person at the Arrowhead Community Center with proof of residency. Some programs may not be available for online registration. Facilities and rentals are not available online.

Financial Assistance Program information available at www.channahonpark.org GENERAL INFORMATION

REFUND REQUEST PROCEDURE

1. Carefully complete the Channahon Park District registration form on page 58. Registration forms are also available at Arrowhead Community Center, Heritage Crossing Field House or online at www.channahonpark.org. Include all names, ages, course names and numbers, phone numbers and address. Under 18? Waiver must be signed by parent or guardian. Waivers not filled out correctly may not be processed. Only one family per registration form.

The Channahon Park District understands that schedules change and things come up that prevent participation in programs that have been registered for. It is our intent to refund your money whenever possible. We ask that you understand that in order to maintain the integrity of our programs that the following guidelines have been developed: 1.

Patrons requesting a refund are asked to complete refund request form. Forms are available at Arrowhead Community Center, Heritage Crossing Field House or downloadable on our www.channahonpark.org website from the registration page.

2. Payment for all activities must be made at time of registration or registration is not complete. Payments can be made by cash, check or credit card (Visa/Mastercard). Returned checks will result in a $20 fee.

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All refund requests are subject to approval. Filling out the form does not guarantee a refund.

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All refunds are assessed a $5.00 processing fee. The fee is waived if you choose to have a credit put on your account or receive a Park District gift card.

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Please allow up to 30 days for your refund to be processed.

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Please submit refund requests 3 business days prior to the program/rental start date or listed registration deadline date.

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Requests for refunds made after the deadline or after class has started will be considered on an individual basis and are subject to approval. Refunds issued after program start dates will be prorated. Participants will be charged for classes that have taken place, attended or not, based on the date the refund request form was received.

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No refunds will be granted after the third class meeting with the exception of a medical reason. Refunds for medical reasons must be requested within 10 days following completion of the program or activity and a doctor’s note will be required with the refund request.

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Refunds will not be issued for the portion of the program fees paid for unrecoverable expense such as contractual instructor fees, tickets, trips, t-shirts, books, and other expense after the program registration/refund deadline.

3. Incomplete registration forms will NOT be processed and may be returned to sender. 4. No Telephone Registration is accepted. 5. The Channahon Park District encourages individuals registering for Fitness Center membership or other strenuous/physical programs to obtain a physician’s approval prior to registering. 6. The Channahon Park District may cancel, combine, or postpone classes/programs with insufficient registrations.

MULTIPLE CHILD DISCOUNT Families registering multiple children for Youth Sport Leagues, Ryuku Kempo Karate, After the Bell (monthly or yearly plan) or Day Camp Programs are eligible for the following Multiple Child Discount: 1. 10% off a second child’s registration fee for the same program or activity. 2. 15% off each additional child registered for the same program or activity, after the first two registered.

9. Dimensions Fitness Center memberships are nonrefundable. A prorated refund may be assessed when medical circumstances are taken into consideration. 10. Tomahawk Aquatic Center season passes are nonrefundable, not transferable

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Channahon Park District Registration Form I have read and fully understand the warning of risk, and assumption of risk and waiver and release of all claims, on the bottom of this form. If registering via fax, your facsimile signature shall substitute for and have the same legal effect as an original form signature. We accept cash, check and Visa, Mastercard or Discover. Date:_________________________________

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WARNING OF RISK Recreational activities/programs are intended to challenge and engage the physical, mental and emotional resources of each participant. Despite careful and proper preparation, instruction, medical advice, conditioning and equipment, there is still a risk of serious injury when participating in any recreational activity/program. Understandably, not all hazards and dangers can be foreseen. Depending on the particular activity, participants must understand that certain risks, dangers and injuries due to inclement weather, slipping, falling, poor skill level or conditioning, carelessness, horseplay, unsportsmanlike conduct, premises defects, inadequate or defective equipment, inadequate supervision, instruction or officiating, and all other circumstances inherent to indoor and outdoor recreational activities/programs exist. In this regard, it must be recognized that it is impossible for the Channahon Park District to guarantee absolute safety. Waiver and Release of All Claims and Assumption of Risk Please read this form carefully and be aware that in signing and participating in the programs/activities you have indicated on the reverse side, you will be expressly assuming the risk and legal liability and waiving and releasing all claims for injury, damages or loss which you or your minor child/ward might sustain as a result of participating in any and all activities connected with and associated with said programs/activities (including transportation services/vehicle operation, when provided). I recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of physical injury to participants in these programs/activities and I voluntarily agree to assume the full risk of any and all injuries, damages or loss, regardless of severity, that my minor child/ward or I may sustain as a result of said participation. I further agree to waive and relinquish all claims I or my minor child/ward may have (or accrue to me or my child/ward) as a result of participating in these programs/activities against the Channahon Park District, including its officials, agents, volunteers and employees (hereinafter collectively referred as “Channahon Park District”). I do hereby fully release and forever discharge the Channahon Park District from any and all claims for injuries, damages, or loss that my minor child/ward or I may have or which may accrue to me or my minor child/ward and arising out of, connected with, or in any way associated with these programs/activities.

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Arroyo Trails

www.channahonpark.org

“Discover Nature, Learn Through Play and Have Outdoor Fun!�

Outdoor Amphitheater

Trails

Nature Based Play

Prep work for your new park has begun! After an 18 month permit review and approval process, trail layout work is now underway in preparation for construction into 2018. Parking and access to the ravine trail will be from the trail head site at Silver Leaf Circle north of Rt 6 and west of the DuPage River. The trail head will also be the location of a nature based playground, outdoor classroom/amphitheater, picnic pavilion, and other amenities.

The future trail head is staked and ready for construction! Arroyo Trails will provide a significant and truly unique 78 acre Nature Park and Walking Trails, serving the communities of Kendall, Grundy and Will Counties and beyond. The park will include a one-mile walking trail taking you along the ravine, forest and meadow areas in nature. The park will feature many Nature Based Educational Programs and outdoor play, fitness areas such as: teepee village; tree-top tower; outdoor amphitheater; fitness circuit; tree-squirrel slides; council ring; picnic shelter and restrooms; and boardwalk for accessibility. A great place for children, families, seniors, local companies and service organizations to benefit from. Visit www.PeopleForChannahonParks.org for more information Location: Arroyo Trails is located North of U.S. Route 6 between the DuPage River and Bell Road, three miles west of I-55.

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24856 West Eames Street Channahon, IL 60410

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Providing compassionate, quality care means the world to us. CHANNAHON HEALTHCARE CENTER 25259 Reed Street 815-467-0555 Mary Connolly, M.D., Family Medicine Jennifer Greggain, F.N.P. - BC, Family Nurse Practitioner

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603 Mondamin Street 815-521-1010 Hassnain S. Syed, M.D., Family Medicine Angela Todd, F.N.P. - BC, Family Nurse Practitioner

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