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CHANNAHON PARK DISTRICT

2018 Winter/Spring Program & Service Guide

www.ChannahonPark.org

Registration Begins: Park District Residents - December 4 Nonresidents - December 11 1


Julie McElyea Direct:

815-474-2244 juliemcelyea@remax.net sellingcms.com

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; and Trustees DeWitt Buchanan, Joanne Carnagio, John Cotter, 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.

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Office: 815-255-2698 25445 S Phasant Ln Channahon, IL 60410

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 Exelon Generation • ExxonMobil Illinois Department of Natural Resources Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers Gold Sponsor D’Arcy Buick-GMC Silver Sponsors CIBC Bank • CN Stronger Communities Fund Flint Hills Resources Greenscape Services - Greg & Kelly Stytz David & Susan Landahl • Ron & Mary Ann Lehman Ozinga Materials Bronze Sponsors Anonymous • John & Joanne Carnagio Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell • Diversified CPC John & Noreen Dollinger • First Community Financial Bank The Grainger Foundation • Hollywood Casino - Chicagoland LyondellBasell • Dennis & Sharon Martin • Michael Rittof


Winter/Spring 2018 Residents and Friends:

ties for Guide contains information on opportuni This edition of our Program and Service . ence . Keep it close as a refer families and visitors into the Spring of 2018 ter for .channahonpark.org. You can also regis The Guide is also available online at www w us Follo est. inter of s geared to your areas programs, and sign up for email newsletter on Twitter and Instagram too.

le change in the weather brings many peop Our park system is open year around. The at er Cent ss Fitne s nsion a remodeled Dime indoors, and this season you can enjoy gth equipment and new free weights lead stren or Prec e. Hous Field sing Heritage Cros time and the indoor running track, and gym the new look. Memberships include open discounts on group fitness classes.

nally are improvements to Central Park. Origi Also new as 2017 comes to a close with rican Ame to ties updating restroom facili developed in the mid-1980’s, work included , fields ball d mpe reva , work lity ADA accessibi Disabilities Act (ADA) standards, additional a 1/8 with en gard ory sens a and t, men s equip a new picnic pavilion and outdoor fitnes Space with the assistance of a $400,000 Open mile walking path. The work is funded ict. t awarded to the Distr Land Acquisition and Development Gran

mark Comprehensive Master Plan. 2021 will For 2018, the District will update the 2008 ict Distr the how for input seeking community the District’s 50th Anniversary, and we’re . Trails o rway at Arroy grows. Development work will also be unde

ic Golf Aquatic Center and Heritage Bluffs Publ Speaking of anniversaries…Tomahawk to year the t ghou throu ials spec ! Watch for Club will both celebrate 25 years in 2018 . unity comm d the celebrate how these facilities have serve Have of our parks, playgrounds and facilities! We hope to see your families soon at one a great start to 2018. 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. Trust - We believe maintaining public trust is paramount. Community - We believe in embracing a sense of community through all we do.

Table of Contents Facilities

Arrowhead Community Center........55 Dimensions Fitness Center.......Center Facility Directory................................4 Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club......51 Heritage Crossing Field House........55 Skateland Recreation Center..........50 The Grille Room..............................51 Tomahawk Aquatic Center..............49

Information

General Information.........................56 Special Interest Groups...................55

Staff & Commissioner Directory.........4 Registration Information.............57-58

Parks

Adopt A Flower Bed........................54 Arroyo Trails....................................59 Pavilion Reservations.....................54 Parks & Facilities........................52-53 Sensory Garden..............................59

Party Packages & Rentals........46-48 Programs 55 & Better Adult Programs.............40 Adult Athletics............................36-37 Adult Fitness..............................32-35 Adult Programs..........................38-39 Dance Classes...........................16-17 Day Trips.........................................10 Early Childhood Programs.........11-13 Music Lessons................................18 Preschool Athletics....................14-15 Tween/Teen Programs...............28-31 Special Recreation..........................41 S.R.J.C......................................42-45 Youth Athletics...........................23-27 Youth Programs.........................19-22

Special Events...........................5-9 3


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

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

Tomahawk Aquatic Center

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 Brian Smith, CPRP Golf Course Manager/Head Golf Professional bsmith@channahonpark.org Mark Uribe Asst. Golf Professional muribe@channahonpark.org

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

John Nugent Co-Interim Golf Grounds Operations Mgr. jnugent@channahonpark.org

Park Maintenance Facility

Dave Roberts Co-Interim Golf Grounds Operations Mgr. droberts@channahonpark.org

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

Ron Tracy Equipment Technician golfmaintenance@channahonpark.org John Nichols Clubhouse Coordinator jnichols@channahonpark.org

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Pat Bleuer Food & Beverage Coordinator grilleroom@channahonpark.org

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

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- 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.

Santa’s Mailbox - FREE! December 1-10

Santa’s elves will install a mailbox at Arrowhead Community Center December 1-10. Santa has informed the park district that he will write back to all children that put a letter into this mailbox. His only request is that all children include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

All ages welcome

Saturday, December 16 9:00 & 11:00 am seatings @Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club Enjoy a buffet style breakfast with Santa including pancakes, sausage, breakfast potatoes, eggs and French toast sticks. Come join the holiday fun get a picture with Santa and do a holiday craft to take home. There are two seatings (9am and 11am) for this event. Call 815-521-2499 to reserve your seats. Fee: Adults: $14 Children: $10 Max: 60 people per seating

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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Special Events

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Candy Bar Bingo

Do you and your kids have a bad case of cabin fever? Are you looking for a fun night out with the family? Then join us for our fourth annual Candy Bar Bingo Night at Skateland. We will play 10 rounds of bingo and open the concession stand if you would like to purchase pizza, drinks, or other snacks. Pre-registration is not required for this event, but highly recommended! Location: Fee:

Skateland Recreation Center 1 large candy bar per person playing

Date Jan 11

Day Time Thurs 6-7:30 PM

Jr. NBA Skills Challenge – FREE!

Ages 13 years & under The Jr. NBA Skills Challenge provides boys and girls the opportunity to showcase their fitness through a dribbling, shooting, and rebounding skills competition in the sport of basketball. The program is free for all participants! Boys and girls compete separately in two different age groups: 12U and 14U. The top winners have the opportunity to move on and compete at the regional and sectional competitions. Location:

Heritage Crossing Field House

Date Day Time Jan 13 SA 9 AM-12 PM *Drop in program. No pre-registration required

High School Events! High School Job Fair – Free!

High School Sophomore - Seniors Will you be looking for a job this summer? Did you know that the Channahon Park District hires a majority of our summer staff starting in February? Are you outgoing and enjoy working with kids? Then stop by Arrowhead Community Center for the High School Job Fair! This will be a great opportunity for both high school and college students to find out more information about available positions and to apply for summer jobs at the Channahon Park District and other local businesses in the area. We recommend bringing a resume to the event! Location:

Arrowhead Community Center

Date Jan 26

Day F

Time 10 AM -12 PM

Band Jam Nite @ SRC – NEW!

High School Aged Teens Only Come hangout and have a rockin’ time at SRC Band Jam Nite! Local teen bands will perform live at our Jam Nite starting at 7:00 pm. 3-5 bands will perform throughout the night. All band members must be between the ages of 13 -19. Bands must also complete the application packet which includes band info sheet, demo, and written copy of lyrics. Application forms will be available at Arrowhead Community Center and online at www.channahonpark.org beginning on December 4 and are due by January 5. Location: Skateland Recreation Center Fee: $5 Date Jan 27

Day SA

Time 7 PM

Princess Ball - New Time! A Father/Daughter event Ages 3-12 years with adult

Thursday, February 8

6:00-8:00 pm @ Skateland Recreation Center Tonight will be a night to remember for a long time. Little girls will enjoy an evening not only with their dates but with different princesses! The event includes dinner, dancing, and a special keepsake for each girl. There will be a photographer available with picture packages to purchase for an additional cost. Come in your finest attire as there will be contests and raffles to take part in. All participants must preregister.

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Res/Nonres: Couples $40/$45 Additional child: $15 Min/Max: 50/150 Deadline: February 5


Special Events

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TRIPLE Frosty 5 Mile

THREAT

Register for one or all three races online at www.ChannahonPark.org

• Fierce Fiesta 5K • Dash-N-Splash

C H A N N A H O N

P A R K

TRIPLE THREAT Race Series

Register for all 3 2018 races and save $$!

D I S T R I C T

Register for all 3 2018 races to receive a 10% discount on your race registration fees AND receive a long shelve Triple Threat Race Series quarter zip shirt. Runners must register for the race series by May 17! For more information on the races and how to register, visit www.ChannahonPark.org.

Sunday, February 11, 2018 11:30 am Check-In 1:00 pm Race Start Time

Proud Sponsor

Join us for an invigorating winter run at the 39th Annual Frosty 5 Mile! Runners of all ages are invited to brave the cold. The first 200 runners will receive an official Frosty 5 Mile stocking cap. Runners are invited to stay after the race for pizza and awards. The overall male and female first place finishers will receive awards, plus the top 3 in each age group. Awards will also be given to the top overall male and female resident. Preregistration will be available online only through February 5th. After the deadline participants will only be able to register on race day. Location: Race Fee:

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Friday, May 19, 2018

4:00 pm Check-In, 6:00 pm Race Start Time

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Pioneer Path School (24920 Sage Street, Channahon) On or before February 5 - $35 Race Day Registration - $40

should join us for a run through the scenic Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club! With a few challenging hills to add to the fun, runners will be greeted by music, margaritas, and tacos when they cross the finish line. The overall male and female first place finishers will receive awards, plus the top 3 in each age group. Awards will also be given to the top overall male and female resident. Runners will receive an official race shirt. Preregistration is required for this race with a limit of 250 runners. Location: Race Fee:

Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club Preregistration only through May 17: $35

Post-Race Fiesta Entry is Available for Fans! Party begins at 6:00 pm

Bringing fans to cheer you along who’d like a margarita and tacos too? No worries, they can join in on the post-race fiesta! At the post-race party, you’ll get one free margarita and access to the nacho/taco bar while listening to music! Want more than one margarita? Bring some cash or credit card and we’ll sell you one. Prefer a different beverage? We’ll have more than margaritas available. Not 21? We’ll have nonalcoholic beverages available. Fans who want to enjoy the fiesta can purchase a wrist band online or at the race. Location: Heritage Bluff Golf Public Golf Club Post Party Entry: Kids 12 years & under: $10 13 years & over: $20

Get ready for the Fierce Fiesta 5K by joining the 5K Readiness Workshop & Training Group (see page 35) - NEW! More information will be available online soon! We are excited to announce that we are adding a new race to our racing series! The 4 Mile Dash-n-Splash will have an exciting finish at Tomahawk Aquatic Center. Following the race, a delicious brunch will be served at our postrace party and runners will have full access to the pool. The first 250 registered runners will also receive an official race tank top. The race will be timed and awards will be given out to the Top Overall Male and Female Finishers in each age group. Location: Race Fee:

Tomahawk Aquatic Center Online Registration on or before August 15: $40 Race Day Registration: $50

Sunday, August 19, 2018

7:00 am Check-In, 8:30 am Race Start Time

Post-Race Pool Party - New! Party begins at 9:00 am

Bringing fans to cheer you along who like a good pool party? No worries, they can join in on the fun! At the post-race party, you’ll get access to the brunch buffet and pool. Fans who want to enjoy the postrace pool party can purchase a wrist band online or at the race. Location: Tomahawk Aquatic Center Post Party Entry: $15

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Special Events

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Flashlight Egg Hunt – New Location! Grades 5th-8th

Friday, March 23

7:30 pm @ Central Park (New Location) Bring your flashlights because we have hidden 5 golden eggs along with a thousand other eggs that are yours for the finding! If you find a golden egg, redeem your egg for 1 of 5 OUTSTANDING SECRET prizes! Bring your own flashlight and bag to collect eggs. Location: Central Park Fee: Before March 21: $7 Day of Registration: $10

Dog Gone Egg Hunt - Free! Saturday, March 24

9:45 am @Central Park Easter egg hunts aren’t just for kids! Bring your dog to the annual egg hunt. There will be plenty of plastic eggs stuffed with dog treats that your canine can chow down on. All dogs must be leashed at all times and remember to pick up after your dog. Please no aggressive dogs. Owners will need to be present to help guide and gather eggs for their canine!

Hoppin’ Holiday Egg Scramble - Free! Saturday, March 24

10:30 am @Central Park Grab your basket and head over to CENTRAL PARK for the annual Egg Scramble. There will be thousands of eggs that will be filled with goodies and we need you to come pick them up. Please arrive by 10:15 AM; the egg hunt will begin promptly at 10:30 AM. The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures throughout the morning, so don’t forget your cameras!

Sponsored by Channahon

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Spring Clean up on the I&M Canal Trail - FREE!

Mother-Son Date Night

Ages 3-12 years with adult Supermoms and young superheroes are invited to join us for an action packed fun evening! The night will feature dinner, a DJ, and superheroes! Moms and sons are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite crimebattling duo. There will be a photographer available with picture packages to purchase for an additional cost and raffles. All participants must pre-register. Location: Skateland Recreation Center Res/Nonres: $40/$45 Additional Child: $20 Min/Max: 40/100 couples Date Mar 15

Day TH

Time 6-8 PM

Deadline Mar 12

All Ages Welcome Celebrate Earth Day by participating in the I&M Canal Trail spring clean up! We are looking for groups to commit to help keep your I&M Canal Trail beautiful. Before the trees, plants and flowers bloom; before the hikers and bikers take to the path, we need your help to clean it up. Join in the fun as volunteer groups come together to beautify the canal. This is a great opportunity for scout groups, social organizations, churches and for you to give back to the community. Grab your family and friends and head out to the trail and be part of a great day. All groups will be assigned a section of the I&M Canal. Sections could be .5 – 1 mile in length. Garbage bags and gloves will be provided. For more information contact our staff at 815-5213103. Planned in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources who own, manage and maintain the I & M Canal. Location: Day: Date:

Flea Market for Kids

Grades 1st-8th Kids – It’s time to clean out those closets and get ready to earn some extra cash at the annual indoor Flea Market for Kids. This is the perfect opportunity to sell your unwanted toys, clothes, sporting goods, books, electronics – anything designed for kids. Bring your own table(s). Preregistration is required. THE SALE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Location: Res/Nonres:

Family Trivia Night - NEW!

Join in the fun at our 1st Trivia Night at Skateland Recreation Center! Challenge your brain to a night full of family trivia. Play to win some awesome prizes with questions from a wide range of categories. Trivia games are provided by the Chicago Trivia Guys. Popcorn and pop are included, concession stand will be open for additional food to purchase. Register as a team with a maximum of 6 people: $5/per person. Additional form required when registering. Registration must be done in person at Arrowhead Community Center or Heritage Crossing Field House. Location: Fee: Minimum:

Skateland Recreation Center $5 per person/maximum of 6 people per team On-site registration available pending availability 6 pre-registered teams by 4/12

Date Apr 14

Day Time SA 6-8 PM

Garden Palooza – New & Free!

Your assigned section of the I&M Canal Trail Thursday-Saturday April 18-21

Heritage Crossing Field House $2/$3 for a 10’x10’ space

Date Day Time Deadline May 5 SA 8 AM (setup) May 4 9-11 AM (sale)

Spring Fling Golf Scramble Sunday, April 8, 2018

Come join us for the 2018 Spring Fling Golf Scramble! This is a 4 person scramble event which will be open to the first 32 teams that register. Included in the $60 per person fee is golf, cart, range balls, bowl of chili, and a pitcher of frosty beverages per team. There will also be 4 closest to the pin prizes and an optional skins game. Play will be in eightsomes for this event . Shotgun start at 10:00 am. This event is on the Sunday of The Masters. There will be food and drink specials that day for anyone who wishes to stay and watch the culmination of American Golf’s grandest stage. Call the golf shop to reserve your foursome at 815-467-7888.

Join us for a fun morning filled with garden activities for all ages! You’ll learn about the importance of pollinators and how to create a vegetable and butterfly garden. The University of Illinois Master Gardeners will be at the event to help answer questions and to offer a few tips on how to grow a successful garden. We’ll have free seed, demonstrations and crafts for the kids too! Location:

Arrowhead Community Center

Date Apr 21

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Time 10 AM-12:30 PM

Healthy

Eat Healthy • Reduce Stress Exercise • Minimize Toxins

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Day Trips

Trips&

Adventures

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

2018 Chicago Auto Show

Explore the largest world of transportation – 1 million square feet of domestic and imported passenger cars and trucks, sport utility vehicles, experimental and concept cars! The Chicago Auto Show will be held in the McCormick Place showcasing nearly 1,000 different vehicles. The bus will depart at 9:00 am and will leave the auto show at about 2:00 pm, which will give you approximately 4 hours to explore. All children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Lunch is not included. Fee includes round trip transportation and entry into Auto Show. Please arrive 15 minutes early for departure. Depart Location: Louis Joliet Mall (Section 10) Residents: $35 Nonresidents: $35 (55 years and older) Nonresidents: $40 Min/Max: 10/30 Date Day Time Deadline Feb 13 TU 9 AM-4 PM Jan 31

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Chicago Essentials Bus Tour

Chicago is considered the most American of American cities. Join us as we learn about and experience what is Essential to understanding Chicago. The tour’s objective is to take guests into some of Chicago neighborhoods and discover what truly makes Chicago unique and essential to America’s story. Guests will learn about and view some of the following; Magnificent Mile, Gold Coast, Old Town, Lincoln Park, Wrigley Field, Essanay Studios (motion pictures including Charlie Chaplin), site of St. Valentines Massacre, President Obamas home, site of 1893 World’s Fair, University of Chicago and home to the first sustained nuclear reaction, Hull House and so much more! Trip includes guided tour by Chicago’s Finest Tours, Inc., transportation and buffet lunch. Please arrive 15 minutes early for departure. Depart Location: Louis Joliet Mall (Section 10) Residents: $60 Nonresidents: $60 (55 years and older) Nonresidents: $65 Min/Max: 10/30 Date Day Time Deadline Apr 24 TU 8:30 AM-4:30 PM Mar 26

Once, the Musical at the Paramount Theatre

People come into our lives for a reason. Sometimes it leaves us with joy, other times with sorrow. But it’s what we do with those chance encounters that truly define who we are. Hailed as “glorious and inspiring,” “gorgeous” and “Complete magic,” Once is based on the Oscar-winning movie and is an eight-time Tony Award-winning musical. Trip includes transportation and admission to the show. Please arrive 15 minutes early for departure. Depart Location: Louis Joliet Mall (Section 10) Residents: $75 Nonresidents: $75 (55 years and older) Nonresidents: $80 Min/Max: 10/30 Date Day Time Deadline May 23 W 12-5:30 PM Apr 2

Overnight Trip Mackinac Island & Bay City June 5-8, 2018

Chicago Flower & Garden Show

We are heading back up to Navy Pier for the Chicago Flower and Garden Show. Participants can walk through life-sized gardens, participate in DIY workshops, learn from educational seminars, and enjoy garden-to-table cooking presentations and much more. The trip cost includes roundtrip transportation and entry to the show. Lunch will be on your own. Please arrive 15 minutes early for departure. Depart Location: Louis Joliet Mall (Section 10) Residents: $50 Nonresidents: $50 (55 years and older) Nonresidents: $55 Min/Max: 10/30 Date Day Time Deadline Mar 15 TH 9AM-4PM Mar 1

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Join Fancy Free Holidays as they drive across the beautiful state of Michigan and arrive at Bay City, located near the base of the Saginaw Bay on Lake Huron. Spend 2 nights on Mackinac Island at the historic Lakeview Hotel, there are no automobiles permitted, therefore you’ tour the beautiful Mackinac Island by a horse drawn carriage. Price per person double occupancy is $930.05 and $915.80 triple occupancy. Tour highlights include home pickup and return, 6 meals (2 Breakfasts, 1 Cont. Breakfast, 1 Lunch and 2 Dinners) Alden B Dow Home & Studio Tour and much more! Reservation forms could be picked up at the Arrowhead Community Center. Final payment due by April 26, 2018. If you have any additional questions, please call Fancy Free Holidays at 630-778-7010.


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Early Childhood Programs

2018-2019

Kids Connection Connecting kids to education, fun, friends & new experiences

Ages 3 & 4 years by September 1, 2018 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.

Resident Drop Off Registration February 26 Nonresident Drop Off Registration March 5 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. $25 fee for monthly payments not collected on time • $50 registration fee; also services as a non-refundable deposit • First month’s payment is also due at the time of registration Location:

Arrowhead Community Center

Day Age Time Res/Nonres (year) Res/Nonres (per month) M/WF 4 9-11:30 AM $900/$1143 $100/$127 M-F 4 9-11:30AM $1584/$2052 $176/$228 M/W/F 4 12:15-2:45 PM $900/$1143 $100/$127 TU/TH 3 9-11 AM $594/$774 $66/$86 TU/TH 3 12-2 PM $594/$774 $66/$86 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.

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 & Ms. Jen Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $74/$96 Min/Max: 10/20 Date Day Time Jan 8-Mar 5 M 11:30 AM-2 PM Mar 12-May 7 M 11:30 AM-2 PM Jan 10-Feb 21 W 11:30 AM-2 PM Mar 7-Apr 25 W 11:30 AM-2 PM No class January 15, February 19, March 26, 28, April 2

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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 and Brook Chapman Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $55/$71 Min/Max: 8/12

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: $28/$36 Min/Max: 8/12 Date Day Jan 10-Feb 14 W Feb 28-Apr 11 W Apr 25-May 30 W No class March 28

Time 9:15-10 AM 9:15-10 AM 9:15-10 AM

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: Res/Nonres:

Heritage Crossing Field House $3/$4 per family per visit

Date Day Time Jan 16-May 22 TU 9:15-11:15 AM No class March 27

Fables, Fairytales and Fun

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: 8/12 Date Day Time Jan 8-Feb 26 M 9:15-10 AM Mar 12-Apr 30 M 9:15-10 AM No class January 15, February 19, March 26, April 2

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Date Day Jan 12-Feb 16 F Jan 12-Feb 16 F Mar 2-Apr 13 F Mar 2-Apr 13 F No Class March 30

Time 9:15-10 AM 10:30-11:15 AM 9:15-10 AM 1:30-11:15 AM

Play and Learn More

Ages 2 ½ - 3 year (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 and Brooke Champan. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $65/$84 Min/Max: 8/12 Date Day Time Jan 11-Feb 15 TH 9:15-10:30 AM Mar 1-Apr 12 TH 9:15-10:30 AM No class March 29

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 and Brooke Chapman Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $92/$119 Min/Max: 10/12 Date Day Time Jan 8-Feb 26 M/W 9:15-10:45 AM Mar 12-Ap 30 M/W 9:15-10:45 AM No class January 15,February 19, March 26, 28, April 2

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Early Childhood Programs

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 Dec 19

Day Time TU 5:30-6:30 PM

Puterbugs

Ages 3-5 years Calling all Puterbug Detectives! We need your help solving Discovery Kids Computer missions. Knowing how to use computers as tools (not just toys) is a key component of young learners’ academic careers. This program teaches young children how to apply today’s technology along with developing skills in keyboarding, creative problem solving, school readiness, common core curriculum, STEM initiatives and Internet safety. “Missions” do not repeat – original software lessons from Discovery every week, all year. Each child will have a computer to use – no sharing. NEW THIS SEASON! As children progress through the program, they will be introduced to the logic of coding and programming ROBOTS. Fun learning for all! Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $84/$109 Min/Max: 3/30 Date Day Time Feb 1-Mar 8 TH 11 AM-12 PM Feb 2-Mar 23 F 11:30 AM-12:30 PM No class February 16, March 2

Mini-Musical Theater

Ages 3-5 years Dramatic play with an emphasis on expanding and using our imaginations! We will dance and sing and of course play games. Instructed by Jackie Weiss.

Lil’ Chefs - NEW Recipes!

Ages 4-6 years This exciting new cooking program provides a hands-on, fun atmosphere for children 4-6 years old. 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 selfesteem. Instructed by Chef Tamara Womack. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $34/$44 Min/Max: 4/8 Date Day Time Theme Jan 23 TU 5:30-6:30 PM Peppa Pig Feb 13 TU 5:30-6:30 PM Be Mine in the Kitchen Mar 20 TU 5:30-6:30 PM Hop To It for Easter! Apr 17 TU 5:30-6:30 PM Delicious Dumplings May 15 TU 5:30-6:30 PM On A Stick

Winter Break Cooking Camp Ages 4-6 years Instructed by Chef Tamara Womack

Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $50/$65 Min: 4

Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $62/$80 Min/Max: 4/8

Date Jan 31-Mar 7

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

Day Time W 4-5 PM

Spring Break Cooking Camp

Ages 4-6 years From breakfast to bedtime we will explore great things to make and eat throughout the day. Instructed by Chef Tamara Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $58/$75 Min/Max: 4/8

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Date Mar 26-29

Day Time M-TH 12:30-2 PM

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Preschool Athletics 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 Jan 8-Feb 12 M 5-5:45 PM Jan 11-Feb 22* TH 5-5:45 PM Feb 26-Apr 9* M 5-5:45 PM Mar 1-Apr 12* TH 5-5:45 PM Apr 16-May 21 M 5-5:45 PM Apr 19-May 24 TH 5-5:45 PM *No class February 15, April 2, April 5

Little Squirts Floor Hockey

Ages 4-5 years Let your child experience the fun game of hockey! This class is designed for the beginning hockey player. Participants will learn the basic skills of passing, shooting and stick handling using soft plastic hockey sticks and a plastic puck. 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 Jan 8-Feb 12 M Jan 11-Feb 22* TH *No class February 15

Time 6-6:45 PM 4-4:45 PM

Little Squirts Soccer

Ages 4-5 years Come join this class designed for the young player. Enhance your soccer skills such as dribbling, shooting and passing. Understand and build the concept of teamwork and work 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 Feb 26-Apr 9* M Feb 26-Apr 9* M Feb 23-Apr 12* TH *No class April 2, April 5

Little Squirts T-Ball

Ages 4-5 years Enhance your T-Ball skills such as base running, batting, catching and throwing. Understand and build the concept of teamwork while interacting socially with peers. Learning new skills and physical activity will help build self-esteem and enhance muscle growth. Participants should bring their own glove and we will provide the bases, bats and balls and batting tee. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $44/$56 Min/Max: 6/15 Date Apr 16-May 21 Apr 16-May 21 Apr 19-May 24

Day M M TH

Time 4-4:45 PM 6-6:45 PM 4-4:45 PM

Parent Tot Tumbling

Ages 2 years with adult This is a great class for you and your child to spend some time together with no distractions. We will introduce your child to the world of tumbling in a safe and structured environment. Children will learn some gross motor skills such as rolling, jumping, crawling, climbing and balance. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $44/$56 Min/Max: 5/10 Date Day Time Mar 17-Apr 28* SA 9-9:45 AM May 5-June 16* SA 9-9:45 AM *No class March 31, May 26

Preschool Tumbling

Ages 3-5 years This is a great way to introduce your child to or further develop their skills 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. Advanced participants will master these skills while learning handstands, balance and rhythm. While learning tumbling skills participants will also improve their coordination, improve social interaction with peers and build self-esteem. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $44/$56 Min/Max: 5/10 Date Day Time Mar 17-Apr 28* SA 10-10:45 AM May 5-June 16* SA 10-10:45 AM *No class March 31, May 26

Time 4-4:45 PM 6-6:45 PM 4-4:45 PM

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Challenge Tennis Academy

Introduction to Cheerleading

Quick Start Tiny Tot Tennis

Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $44/$56 Min/Max: 6/10

Channahon Park District welcomes 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 815-838-3621 with any questions.

Ages 3-5 years The primary focus is on fun, hand-eye coordination and games. Location: Central Park Tennis Courts Res/Nonres: $24/$33 Min/Max: 4/10 Date Apr 18-May 9

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!

Date Jan 11-Feb 22

Day Time TH 6-6:45 PM

Day Time W 5-5:30 PM

Roller Skating/Blading Lessons

Ages 4-12 years, 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 Jan 19-Feb 23 Apr 6-May 11

Day F F

Time 5-5:45 PM 5-5:45 PM

Deadline Jan 16 Apr 3

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

Outdoor

Other:___________________

DANCE Ballet Tap Jazz Other:___________________________________________________ REPAIR Auto Bicycle Home Other:___________________________________________________ SPORTS

Baseball

Soccer

T-ball

Softball

FITNESS

Nutrition

Wellness

Aerobics

Other:_________________________________________________

Flag Football

Other:__________________

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Dance Classes “Synergy” Park District Dance Crew

Dance Recital will be Saturday, May 26. Dancer must purchase $30 costume. 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.

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Lovely Leos

Ages 2-3 years with adult 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: Res/Nonres: Min:

Joliet Park District Multi-Purpose Center Gym $109/$141 (includes $30 costume fee) 8

Date Day Time Jan 20-May 19 SA 11-11:30 AM No class March 31

Fairytale Ballet

Ages 3-4 years Music and dance prop 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: Min:

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Date Day Time Location Jan 20-May 19 SA 12:15-12:45 PM Joliet PD Multi-Purpose Gym Jan 24-May 23 W 4:15-4:45 PM Arrowhead Community Cntr No class March 28, 31

Pre Ballet & Tumbling

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: Min:

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: Res/Nonres:

Joliet Park District Multi-Purpose Center $150 plus $30 recital costume fee

Age Date Day Time 4-10 years Jan 24-May 23 W 5:45-6:45 PM No class March 28

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Date Day Time Location Jan 20-May 19 SA 11:45 AM-12:30PM Joliet PD Multi-Purpose Gym Jan 23-May 22 TU 5:30-6:15 PM Arrowhead Community Cntr No class March 20, 27, 31

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: Res/Nonres: Min:

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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: $122/$158 (includes $30 costume fee) Min: 8 Date Day Time Location Jan 20-May 19 SA 10-10:45 PM Joliet PD Multi-Purpose Gym Jan 24-May 23 W 5-5:45 PM Arrowhead Community Cntr No class March 28, 31

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 tap shoes to participate in class. Instructed by Karen Cooper. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $122/$158 (includes $30 costume fee) Min: 8 Date Day Time Jan 23-May 22 TU 6:30-7:15 PM No class March 20, 27

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: Res/Nonres: Min:

Arrowhead Community Center $122/$158 (includes $30 costume fee) 8

Date Day Jan 24-May 23 W No class March 28

Time 7-7:45 PM

Synergy Cheer

Ages 6-10 years For the beginner cheerleader; Synergy cheer class is the class for you! Your will learn motions and how to turn those motions into sidelines. You will be jumping and tumbling with some basic stunts. Technique is the name of the game and we will zone in on that as well. No previous experience will be needed. Participants will begin to learn cheer basics, such as chants, cheers, jumping and basic tumbling skills. Program is a stepping stone for preparing the participant to move up to the Synergy Competitive Cheer Team. Participants will perform at our dance showcase on Saturday, May 26. Location: Res/Nonres: Min/Max:

Joliet Park District Multi-Purpose Gym $122/$158 (includes $30 costume fee) 4/10

Date Day Jan 25-May 24 TH No class March 29

Time 7-7:45 PM

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 Jan 18-Feb 22 Apr 12-May 17

Day TH TH

Time 6:30-7:15 PM 6:30-7:15 PM

Dance Poms

Let’s shake our poms as we move to the beat. In this class students will be taught the basic elements of poms and dance as well as team spirit, through the use of fun and invigorating combinations. Please wear comfortable clothing and gym shoes to class. No jeans allowed. Students will perform in the Dance Showcase on Saturday, May 26. Class held at Joliet Park District Multi-Purpose Gym Location: Joliet Park District Multi-Purpose Gym Res/Nonres: $122/$158 (includes $30 costume fee) Min: 8 Age Date 4-8 years Jan 25-May 24 8-12 years Jan 25-May 24 No class March 29

Day TH TH

Time 6:15-7 PM 7:15-8 PM

Holiday Dance Camp

Ages 4-10 years This two day camp is designed for your child to be introduced to the different styles of dance, poms, cheer, movement and tumbling. Children will be placed in age groups. All skill levels are welcome. Students will swim daily at Inwood Recreation indoor pool. Students must provide their own lunch and snack Location: Res/Nonres:

Joliet Park District Multi-Purpose Gym $60

Date Dec 21-22

Day TH-F

Time 9 AM-4 PM

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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 The following is available for all private lessons: Date Day Time between Deadline Dec 4-18* M or TH 4-9 PM Dec 1 Jan 8-Feb 1 M or TH 4-9 PM Jan 5 Feb 5-Mar 1 M or TH 4-9 PM Feb 2 Mar 5-30 M or TH 4-9 PM Mar 2 Apr 2-26 M or TH 4-9 PM Mar 29 Apr 30-May 24 M or TH 4-9 PM Apr 27

Piano Lessons

Guitar Instruction

Location: Fine Tunes Music Studio (25307 W. Eames St.) Res/Nonres: $75/$100

Location: Fine Tunes Music Studio (25307 W. Eames St.) Res/Nonres: $75/$100

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. Instructor: Fine Tunes School of Music

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) 30 minute private lessons and drum instruction materials. Instructor: Fine Tunes School of Music

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. Instructor: Fine Tunes School of Music

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 Music Studio (25307 W. Eames St.) Res/Nonres: $75/$100

Location: Fine Tunes Music Studio (25307 W. Eames St.) Res/Nonres: $75/$100

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. Instructor: Fine Tunes School of Music Location: Fine Tunes Music Studio (25307 W. Eames St.) Res/Nonres: $75/$100

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Youth Programs

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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: Fine Tunes Music Studio (25307 W. Eames St.) Res/Nonres: $175/$200 Min/Max: 3/10 Date Day Time Deadline Jan 8-29 M 5-5:40 PM Jan 5 Feb 5-26 M 5-5:40 PM Feb 2 Mar 5-26 M 5-5:40 PM Mar 2 Apr 9-30 M 5-5:40 PM Apr 6 May 7-28 M 5-5:40 PM May 4

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: Fine Tunes Music Studio (25307 W. Eames St.) Res/Nonres: $175/$200 Min/Max: 3/10 Date Day Time Deadline Jan 8-29 M 6-6:40 PM Jan 5 Feb 5-26 M 6-6:40 PM Feb 2 Mar 5-26 M 6-6:40 PM Mar 2 Apr 9-30 M 6-6:40 PM Apr 6 May 7-28 M 6-6:40 PM May 4

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: Fine Tunes Music Studio (25307 W. Eames St.) Res/Nonres: $125/$150 Min/Max: 3/10 Date Day Time Deadline Jan 8-29 M 7-7:40 PM Jan 5 Feb 5-26 M 7-7:40 PM Feb 2 Mar 5-26 M 7-7:40 PM Mar 2 Apr 9-30 M 7-7:40 PM Apr 6 May 7-28 M 7-7:40 PM May 4

Winter Break Cooking Camp

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

I Can Cook - New Menus

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 Jan 23 TU 6:30-8 PM For the Love of Pizza Feb 13 TU 6:30-8 PM Be Mine in the Kitchen Mar 20 TU 6:30-8 PM Hop To It for Easter! Apr 17 TU 6:30-8 PM Delicious Dumplings May 15 TU 6:30-8 PM Inside Out Campout

Spring Break Cooking Camp

Ages 7-12 years From breakfast to bedtime we will explore great things to make and eat throughout the day. Instructed by Chef Tamara Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $65/$84 Min/Max: 4/8 Date Mar 26-29

Day Time M-TH 10 AM-12 PM

Magic Class

Ages 5-12 years Children are guaranteed to have a great time as they learn a collection of fascinating and mesmerizing trick from the “Magic Team of Gary Kantor�! Amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading and more. While the tricks may appear 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 tricks are taught at each session! Instructed by the Magic Team of Gary Kantor. Res/Nonres: $20/26 Date Day Dec 13 W Feb 21 W May 3 TH

Time 5-5:55 PM 6:45-7:40 PM 5-5:55 PM

Location Arrowhead Community Center Joliet Park District Arrowhead Community Center

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Youth Programs

After the Bell - Winter Break Camp

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Class Color Day

Grades K-4th School is out, but we are not! If your child needs a fun and safe place to go to during Winter break, After the Bell will be extended to a full day program on these days. Your child will enjoy crafts, activities, games, and so much more. We will be skating every day and depending on the number of kids; we may be going bowling, so please bring socks just in case. Register for one or all 8 days to maximize the fun! Students will need to bring a lunch each day of After the Bell- Winter Break Camp.

Wear your assigned class colors and compete in exciting obstacles to get to the North Pole. These tasks will include having a puzzle race, a scavenger hunt, capturing the stuffed animal first and many more. The winners will receive a small prize. To wind down the day we will watch “The Santa Claus” and have ice cream sundaes. Date Day Time Deadline Dec 29 F 8 AM-6 PM Dec 22

Location: Skateland Recreation Center Res/Nonres: $30/$38 per day Min/Max: 10/30

Do you have a favorite superhero? If so, dress like him or her today! We will be making our own comic books and character masks. The kids will play a variety of games such as Character Charades, so bring your creative side! Date Day Time Deadline Jan 2 TU 8 AM-6 PM Dec 29

Winter Olympics

Come dressed in your favorite sports team and compete in some winter themed games. We will have “toboggan” relay races, “skiing” obstacle courses, snowball dodgeball and a snowman building contest. We will end the day watching “Cool Runnings” and enjoy some popcorn. Date Day Time Deadline Dec 26 TU 8 AM-6 PM Dec 22

Pajama Day

Come chill out in your coziest pajamas and enjoy a relaxing day making snow globes and building Gingerbread Houses. Then we will make a holiday snack mix and some hot chocolate to have while we watch “Home Alone”. Date Day Time Deadline Dec 27 W 8 AM-6 PM Dec 22

Elf Day

Today we will pretend to be elves by decorating cookies, making ornaments and other holiday crafts. We can also pretend to fly like reindeer across the skating rink. We will finish off our day by kicking back and watching “Elf” while enjoying our cookie creations. Date Day Time Deadline Dec 28 TH 8 AM-6 PM Dec 22

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Favorite Character Day

Frozen Fun

Today we will pretend to be polar bears and penguins and make our own snow! Then we will make snowflakes to hang up and have a dance party. To cool down we will make sno-cones and watch “Frozen”! Date Day Time Deadline Jan 3 W 8 AM-6 PM Dec 29

Neon Mania

Wear the brightest of the bright today from head to toe. We will be doing some glow-in-the dark crafts and some skating under the black lights. Date Day Time Deadline Jan 4 TH 8 AM-6 PM Dec 29

Beach Fun

It may only be January, but we are ready for some fun in the sun! We will have a scavenger hunt for some summer goodies and have a little ice cream. Please bring a towel to lay on when we watch our summer time movie. Date Day Time Deadline Jan 5 F 8 AM-6 PM Dec 29


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After the Bell - Spring Break Camp

Grades K-4th School is out for the week, and we are still here! Each day is a different themed day. Participants will be able to take part in various crafts, games and activities. Please make sure your child comes with a lunch each day of the Spring Break Camp. We encourage children to wear closed toe shoes and to bring sunscreen. There will be days where we leave Skateland to go to the park or bowling. Please call the ATB number at 815-351-4504 if needed. Location: Skateland Recreation Center Res/Nonres: $30/$38 per day (March 26-29) $50/$58 (Trip March 30) Min/Max: 10/30

Crazy Day

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 Arrowhead Community Center.

Come dressed in your craziest outfit or hairstyle and we can decorate tie dye t-shirts to match our crazy clothes. We can then color eggs and go searching for eggs hidden around the building. Finally, we will enjoy some jellybeans and watch the movie “Hop”. Date Day Time Deadline Mar 26 M 8 AM-6 PM Mar 23

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.)

Baseball Day

The Participant Information Packet and Parent Handbook Consent Form need to be filled out before the child’s first day.

Today we will break out of the spring fever funk and stretch our legs. Wear your favorite baseball shirt and hat. We will play baseball and kickball. Then we will make a baseball themed craft. Once we are worn out for the day, we will have cracker jacks and watch “The Sandlot”. Date Day Time Deadline Mar 27 TU 8 AM-6 PM Mar 23

All Sorts of Weather Day

We will be using our creative sides today. From playing with shaving cream to make rain clouds, to using an umbrella for a bean bag toss, we will be seeing plenty of weather changes. Date Day Time Deadline Mar 28 W 8 AM-6 PM Mar 23

Local Parks

Today we will go and check out a couple of different Park District parks. We will start with a nature walk. After we have lunch, we will head to another park and do three-legged races, sack races and a water balloon toss game. We will finish off the day with some mini-golf. Date Day Time Deadline Mar 29 TH 8 AM-6 PM Mar 23

Trip Day - All about the Animals!

We will start the day with some animal crafts, so we can get ready for our trip to the Zoo. The Cosley Zoo exhibits a variety of domestic farm animals and Illinois native wildlife. Between the Red Fox, playful raccoons, intriguing Turkey Vultures, adorable goats and much more, the kids will see plenty of wildlife. Afterward we will head out to grab lunch. We will finish the day with Madagascar the movie and some animal crackers. Date Day Time Deadline Mar 30 F 8 AM-6 PM Mar 23

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 Day(s): 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

After the Bell - Extended Days

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: Res/Nonres:

Skateland Recreation Center $25/$35 per full day (8AM-6PM) $20/$30 per half day (early dismissal-6M)

Date Day Time Deadline Dec 8 F 11 AM-6 PM Dec 1 Dec 22 F 1:30 PM-6 PM Dec 15 Jan 12 F 11 AM-6 PM Jan 5 Jan 15 M 8 AM-6 PM Jan 12 Feb 16 F 8 AM-6 PM Feb 9 Feb 19 M 8 AM-6 PM Feb 16 Mar 1 TH 1:30 PM-6 PM Feb 23 Mar 2 F 8 AM-6 PM Feb 23 Mar 23 F 1:30 PM-6 PM Mar 16 Apr 2 M 8 AM-6 PM Mar 30 Apr 20 F 11 AM-6 PM Apr 13

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Parent’s Night Out

Slime-A-Palooza!

Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $15/20 Additional child: $8 Min/Max: 10/30

Location: Arrowhead Community Center Min/Max: 6/12

Ages 6-9 years Parents, sign your kiddos up so they can enjoy a parent free night while you enjoy a night out too! We will have a variety of games and activities, time for some crafts and will end the night with a kid friendly movie. Kids can come dressed in their pajamas and can bring a blanket and pillow to lie on while watching the movie. Children must be able to use the toilet independently; no pull ups/diapers. Don’t worry about finding a sitter, just pre-register.

Date Day Time Deadline Jan 19 F 6-9 PM Jan 17 Feb 16 F 6-9 PM Feb 14 Mar 16 F 6-9 PM Mar 14 Apr 20 F 6-9 PM Apr 18 May 18 F 6-9 PM May 16

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: Joliet Park District-Multi Purpose Building, Room 4 Res/Nonres: $20/$25 Min/Max: 5/10 Date Day Time Deadline Dec 21 TH 3:30-5 PM Dec 20

Fairy Garden Workshop

Grades 2nd-6th Have you ever wanted to create your own fairy garden? We will build a basket fairy garden with plants for you to take home and grow. We will also create some handmade accessories for your fairies to enjoy in the garden such as chairs, magical sparkle rocks, doors and more! Instructed by Jen Peppmuller and Tiffany Pekoc. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $25/$33 Min/Max: 6/12 Date Apr 10

Day Time TU 5:30-6:30 PM

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Have you ever wanted to learn how to make different kinds of slime? Join us for a fun filled day of ooey-gooey creations that you will make and take home to continue the fun! We will also send you home with recipes of the slime we make in class. Come ready to get messy! K-3rd grade students will make creations such as; cloud slime, rainbow explosion slime and hot chocolate slime. 4th-6th grade students will make slime and talk about the science behind the slime. Slimes include: heat-sensitive color changing slime, magnetic slime and galaxy slime. Instructed by Jen Peppmuller and Tiffany Pekoc.

Grade Date Day Time Res/Nonres K-3rd Feb 20 TU 5:30-7 PM $24/$31 4th-6th Feb 27 TU 5:30-7 PM $28/$36

Thinkers & Tinkers

Grades 2nd-6th Challenge your mind and see what you can create in our imagination laboratory! Can you build a paddleboat out of ordinary household objects? Challenge your friends to build a catapult that can launch a snowball the furthest distance! See how high you can launch a homemade rocket! Or create new inventions using items in our laboratory! The possibilities are endless. Create you inventions in class and take them all home for more fun. Instructed by Jen Peppmuller and Tiffany Pekoc. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $27/$35 Min/Max: 8/12 Date Jan 15

Day Time M 1-2:30 PM

Musical Show: Cinderella

Grades K-8th Calling all musical and dramatic kids! Auditions for the musical “Cinderella” will be Monday, December 18 and Tuesday, December 19 from 4-7pm. Please register for auditions by Friday, December 15. Every child who auditions will receive a part in the play. This bright version of the classic children’s fairy tale has all the charm of the original story and all of the familiar characters: Cinderella and her stepsisters, the mean stepmother, the Fairy Godmother and, of course, the handsome prince. But Porter and Perry have added extra charm to their version. Simple, spry musical numbers add sparkle and Cinderella has acquired a faithful dog, Rover, who is given the power of speech by the Fairy Godmother. Practices will be held Mondays from 4-6 pm. Our performance will be in March! Instructed by Jackie Weiss. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $65/$85 Min: 10 Date Day Time Activity Deadline Dec 18-19 M-TU 4-7 PM Auditions Dec 15 Starting Jan 8 M 4-6 PM Practices


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Roller Skating/Blading Lessons

Ages 4-12 years, 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 Jan 19-Feb 23 Apr 6-May 11

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Time 5-5:45 PM 5-5:45 PM

Deadline Jan 16 Apr 3

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, discus safe movement, and zen, along with space for some wiggle and giggle as well. Instructed by Robyn Bumgarner. No drop in participation for this class. Must be registered. Limited yoga mats available.

Challenge Tennis Academy

Channahon Park District welcomes Challenge Fitness of Lockport to run tennis lessons and programs. The tennis pros of Challenge Fitness are certified ad teach tennis year-round to all levels and ages. Feel free to contact Challenge Fitness at 815-838-3621 with any questions.

Quick Start Tennis Lessons

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 this format of tennis. Location: Central Park Tennis Courts Res/Nonres: $40/$52 Min/Max: 4/16 Date Apr 18-May 9

Day Time W 5:30-6:30 PM

Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $75/$90 Min/Max: 6 pairs/12 pairs Extra child: $30 Date Jan 11-Feb 15

Day TH

Time 4:45-5:30 PM

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

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: Res/Nonres:

Skateland Recreation Center $70/$85 (Individual) $115/$140 (Parent and Child)

Date Feb 13-Mar 1 Mar 6-22

Day Time TU 6-8 PM TU 6-8 PM

Nerf Wars – Capture the Flag!

Ages 5-12 years (Age as of January 1, 2018) Bring out a group of friends and get ready to battle! Teams of 5 are encouraged to have creative battle gear in the quest for ultimate pride. Teams must be ready to start on time for their age bracket to go over safety rules of the tournament. Each match will be played to 5 points! Teams must bring their own nerf gun and ammo. One gun may be used per point! No automatic guns will be allowed! Safety glasses will be provided. Please register early because space is limited! Location: Res/Nonres: Min/Max: Deadline:

Heritage Crossing Field House $45/$58 (per team) 4 teams/10 teams (per age group) January 14th

Age Date Day Time 5-8 years Jan 15 M 10 AM-1 PM* 9-12 years Jan 15 M 1:15 PM-4:15 PM* *Nerf wars may end early depending on number of teams*

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Basketball 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 Jan 7-Feb 11

Day SU

Time 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 Jan 7-Feb 11

Day Time SU 1-3 PM

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 Date Day Time 3rd-4th Grade Jan 20-Mar 10 SA 8:30 AM-4:30 PM 5th-6th Grade Jan 20-Mar 10 SA 8:30 AM-4:30 PM 7th-8th Grade Jan 20-Mar 10 SA 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

Girls Youth Basketball League

Grade Date Day Time 3rd-4th Grade Jan 20-Mar 10 SA 8:30 AM-4:30 PM 5th-6th Grade Jan 20-Mar 10 SA 8:30 AM-4:30 PM 7th-8th Grade Jan 20-Mar 10 SA 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

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High School Basketball League – NEW!

Let the fun continue! Our popular basketball league has now been extended to allow high school students the opportunity to play! This league will be for boys and girls that are currently freshmen-seniors at any of our local or surrounding high schools! No current IHSA players allowed! Teams will be formed and practices and games will be played! Practices will begin the week of January 8. Spread the word! Volunteer Coaches Needed! Location: Res/Nonres: Deadline:

Heritage Crossing Field House On or before December 16: $69/$89 On or after December 17: $79/$99 December 16 or when program fills

Age Date Day Time Freshmen-Senior Jan 20-Mar 10 SA 4:30-8:30 PM **New In 2017: Registration Must be done In Person**

Private Basketball Lessons – NEW!

Are you looking to perfect your skills or take your game to the next level? Are you working towards becoming a starter on your current team? These one on one or group lessons (max 2), with a high school varsity coach and former college basketball player, can help you work towards and accomplish your goals! Email Kaitlyn at kstuder@ channahonpark.org to set up your lesson today or check additional dates of availability! Location: Fess:

Heritage Crossing Field House 30 minute session: $35 per session 60 minute session: $55 per session

Date Day Time Dec 17-May 20 SA or SU SA: 12 PM-3 PM SU: 10 AM-1 PM


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Girls Summer Softball League

Jr. NBA Skills Challenge – FREE!

Ages 13 years & under The Jr. NBA Skills Challenge provides boys and girls the opportunity to showcase their fitness through a dribbling, shooting, and rebounding skills competition in the sport of basketball. The program is free for all participants! Boys and girls compete separately in two different age groups: 12U and 14U. The top winners have the opportunity to move on and compete at the regional and sectional competitions. Location:

Heritage Crossing Field House

Date Day Time Jan 13 SA 9 AM-12 PM *Drop in program. No pre-registration required

Scott Slocum’s Youth Basketball Skills Camp

Grades 3rd-6th 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

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

Ages 5-14 years (age as of January 1, 2018) The Channahon Park District Girls’ Softball program provides the opportunity for learning the fundamental skills of softball and competition against other area teams. Practices will begin end of March/early April pending the weather. The games will be played beginning the last week of April and go through June. Some traveling will be involved. All practice information will be determined once the teams are formed. All girls are to provide their own glove, face mask, and helmet. Volunteer coaches needed! Location: Deadline:

Practice at Central Park/ Games both home and away March 5

Division Shetland Pinto Mustang Bronco Pony

Age 5-6 years 7-8 years 9-10 years 11-12 years 13-14 years

Res/Nonres $119/$149 $119/$149 $145/$179 $145/$179 $145/$179

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

Girls Softball Pre-Season Skills Camps

Ages 5-14 years This year the Channahon Park District will be offering a skills camp for ALL girls who want to prepare themselves for the Summer Softball Season. This camp will be taught by experienced softball instructors. It will run four weeks and will focus on improving the player’s pitching, hitting, fielding and overall knowledge of the game. All girls should bring their own bats and gloves. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $51/$65 Min/Max: 10/25 Level Date Day Time Shetland Feb 11-Mar 4 SU 11 AM-12 PM Pinto Feb 11-Mar 4 SU 11 AM-12 PM Mustang Feb 11-Mar 4 SU 11 AM-12 PM Bronco Feb 11-Mar 4 SU 12-1 PM Pony Feb 11-Mar 4 SU 12-1 PM

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.

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Co-Ed Youth Spring Soccer

Ages 4-14 years (age as of April 21, 2018) 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 nature of the game.

Co-Ed Instructional Volleyball

Grades 2nd-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 Min/Max: 10/40 Res/Nonres: $49/$63 Date Apr 10-May 15

Day TU

Time 6-7 PM

Volleyball Private Instruction

Grades 3rd-8th If you are looking to fine tune your volleyball skills this is the class for you. Those looking to sign up can sign up 1-3 players for the 30 mins. The small class size will help give your child an individualized experience. Sessions are a one-time 30 minute session but you are able to sign up for both classes on the day or multiple weeks if space is still open. You also can choose Serving, Setting or Passing for your emphasis on the sessions, just note that at sign up. Classes are instructed by Caroline Smith. Location: Res/Nonres:

Heritage Crossing Field House $30/$39 (For each 30 minute session)

Date Day Time Apr 10-May 15 TU 7-7:30 PM Apr 10-May 15 TU 7:30-8 PM First come first serve on the 30 min sessions

Advanced Baseball Clinic

Ages 11-14 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 Res/Nonres: $125/$150 Min/Max: 8/15 Date Jan 17-Feb 21

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Day Time W 8:30-10 PM

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 have either one or two practices a week. Practices begin the week of April 9 and one game every Saturday, starting April 21. Practices will be held at various parks around the park district area. All games will be played at Central Park located off Rt. 6 behind Arrowhead Community Center and Tomahawk Aquatic Center. Game times will vary between the times of 9am and 3pm based on size of the league. Please note jerseys are not included. They may be purchased at the Arrowhead Community Center for $20. They are a white/red reversible jersey that has been used in the past so if your jersey still fits it can be used for multiple seasons! Location: Central Park Res/Nonres: On or Before February 18: $74/$94 On or After February 19: $89/$113 **Registration Must be Done in Person** Registration Deadline: Space is limited and registration will end February 19 or when program is filled, whichever comes first. Age Date Day Game Time 4-5 yrs Apr 21-June 16 SA 9 AM-3 PM 6-7 yrs Apr 21-June 16 SA 9 AM-3 PM 8-9 yrs Apr 21-June 16 SA 9 AM-3 PM 10-11 yrs* Apr 21-June 16 SA 9 AM-3 PM 12-14 yrs* Apr 21-June 16 SA 9 AM-3 PM *10-11 year old and 12-14 year old Co-ed league will play home and away games against other Joliet Park District Teams

Girls Spring Soccer League

Ages 6-14 years (age as of April 21, 2018) The Girls Spring Soccer League is for ages 6-14. 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. 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: On or Before February 18: $74/$94 On or After February 19: $89/$113 Registration Deadline: Space is limited and registration will end February 19 or when program is filled, whichever comes first. Age Date Day Game Time 6-9 yrs Apr 21-June 16 SA 9 AM-2 PM 10-14 yrs Apr 21-June 16 SA 9 AM-2 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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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 Jan 8-Feb 12 Feb 26- Apr 9* Apr 16- May 21 *No class April 2

Indoor Floor Hockey

Ages 6-11 years This action packed class will emphasize basic hockey skills like stick handling, shooting, passing; as well as teamwork and sportsmanship. Participants will work half the class on skills and use those skills in a game for the second half of the class. Participants can bring shin guards for protection. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $42/$54 Min/Max: 8/20 Age Date Day Time 6-8 years Mar 17-Apr 21* SA 9:30-10:30 AM 9-11 years Mar 17-Apr 21* SA 10:30-11:30 AM *No class March 31

Ryuku Kempo Karate

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, metal focusing, and physical development. Instructed by John Ventura, 7th Degree Black Belt.

Day M M M

Time 5-5:45 PM 5-5:45 PM 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 Jan 8-Feb 12 Feb 26- Apr 9* Apr 16- May 21 *No class April 2

Day M M M

Time 6-6:45 PM 6-6:45 PM 6-6:45 PM

Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $65/$80 Age 5-8 years 9-11 years 5-8 years 9-11 years

Date Jan 9-Mar 1 Mar 6-Apr 26 Jan 9-Mar 1 Mar 6-Apr 26

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Time 6:30-7:30 PM 7:30-8:30 PM 6:30-7:30 PM 7:30-8:30 PM

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Teen Zone Winter Break Camp

Grades 5th-8th Spend your Winter Break with us in a fun, energetic and supervised environment! Every day there will be a new theme for the day, as well as new crafts, activities and snacks to go along with the theme. Drop off and pick up will be at Skateland Recreation Center, but Teen Zone may head over to the Heritage Crossing Field House or the Bowling Alley during the day, so please call the Teen Zone line at 815-216-0409 if you are picking up earlier in the day. Interested in Camp Adrenaline on page 29? Sign up for those trips for an additional $20. Participants must bring a lunch every day to camp. Location: Skateland Recreation Center Res/Nonres: $30/$38 per day Min/Max: 10/30

Winter Olympics

Come dressed in your favorite sports team and compete in some winter themed games. We will have “toboggan” relay races, “skiing” obstacle courses, snowball dodgeball and a snowman building contest. We will end the day watching “Cool Runnings” and enjoy some popcorn. Date Day Time Deadline Dec 26 TU 8 AM-6 PM Dec 22

Pajama Day

Come chill out in your coziest pajamas and enjoy a relaxing day making snow globes and building Gingerbread Houses. Then we will make a holiday snack mix and some hot chocolate to have while we watch “Home Alone”. Date Day Time Deadline Dec 27 W 8 AM-6 PM Dec 22

Elf Day

Today we will pretend to be elves by decorating cookies, making ornaments and other holiday crafts. We can also pretend to fly like reindeer across the skating rink. We will finish off our day by kicking back and watching “Elf” while enjoying our cookie creations. Date Day Time Deadline Dec 28 TH 8 AM-6 PM Dec 22

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Class Color Day

Wear your assigned class colors and compete in exciting obstacles to get to the North Pole. These tasks will include having a puzzle race, a scavenger hunt, capturing the stuffed animal first and many more. The winners will receive a small prize. To wind down the day we will watch “The Santa Claus” and have ice cream sundaes. Date Day Time Deadline Dec 29 F 8 AM-6 PM Dec 22

Favorite Character Day

Do you have a favorite superhero? If so, dress like him or her today! We will be making our own comic books and character masks. The kids will play a variety of games such as Character Charades, so bring your creative side! Your child could attend the Teen Trip to Vertical Endeavors for an additional $25.00. Please make note on your registration form. Date Day Time Deadline Jan 2 TU 8 AM-6 PM Dec 29

Frozen Fun

Today we will pretend to be polar bears and penguins and make our own snow! Then we will make snowflakes to hang up and have a dance party. To cool down we will make sno-cones and watch “Frozen”! Your child could attend the Teen Trip to the Chicago Ninja Academy for an additional $25.00. Please make note on your registration form. Date Day Time Deadline Jan 3 W 8 AM-6 PM Dec 29

Neon Mania

Wear the brightest of the bright today from head to toe. We will be doing some glow-in-the dark crafts and some skating under the black lights. Your child could attend the Teen Trip to Gravity Ropes & Laser Tag at Main Event for an additional $25.00. Please make note on your registration form. Date Day Time Deadline Jan 4 TH 8 AM-6 PM Dec 29

Beach Fun

It may only be January, but we are ready for some fun in the sun! We will have a scavenger hunt for some summer goodies. Please bring a towel to lay on when we watch our summer time movie. Date Day Time Deadline Jan 5 F 8 AM-6 PM Dec 29


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Camp Adrenaline – New! January 2-4, 2018

Ages 10 years & up Do you love being active and trying new things? Looking for some serious fun and an adrenaline rush this break? Then you should join us for this wicked fun 3-day camp! Participants will go on a new trip each day and we’ll also have planned activities before and after the trips. Registered Teen Zone Winter Break participants can join the fun at a discounted rate. Additional waivers must be signed for each trip and bring a sack lunch with a refillable water bottle. Depart. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Min/Max: 12/15 Deadline: December 28

Vertical Endeavors

Chicago Ninja Academy

Ages 10 years & up Vertical Endeavors is Chicagoland’s Premier Indoor Rock Climbing Facility offering the best indoor climbing experience in the nation. Come explore the 18,000 square feet of climbing walls molded from real rock. With over 60 top rope stations, on walls 30 and 40 feet in height, a lead climbing area, cracks, overhangs, pockets, and chimneys, you do not want to miss out. Participants will have two (2) hours to climb new heights as we travel to Glendale Heights Vertical Endeavors. Participants must bring a lunch and sign an additional waiver. Waivers can be found online at https://www.verticalendeavors.com/ waiver/ .

Ages 10 years & up Are you a fan of the show American Ninja Warrior and want to know how to train like an American Ninja Warrior? Then put your skills to the test at Chicago Ninja Academy! You will try several course obstacles including the double salmon ladder, cliffhanger, various balance obstacles & LOTS of stuff to climb, swing, jump and fly! Make sure to wear comfortable clothing and gym shoes. An additional wavier must be filled out online prior to attending this trip at http://chicagoninjaacademy.com/ about/.

in Glendale Heights

Res/Nonres:

$45/$52

Date Jan 2

Day TU

in Carol Stream

Res/Nonres: $45/$52 Date Jan 3

Day W

Time 9 AM-3 PM

Time 10 AM-3 PM

Gravity Ropes and Laser Tag

at Main Event, Warrenville, IL

Must be at least 48 inches tall for this trip Hook your rig to the zip line and you’re off to conquer sky treks and brave rope bridges! The law of gravity doesn’t apply here, just your skills, agility and precision. Among the challenges you will face on the course: A swaying bridge, balancing planks and a tight rope, all while suspended high above our Games Gallery. After the Gravity Ropes course, we’ll play a game of laser tag and enjoy some pizza for lunch! This trip includes two Gravity Ropes experiences, two games of laser tag, lunch and $10 FUNcard. Please have your child bring extra money if they’d like to play arcade games. Res/Nonres:

$50/$67

Date Jan 4

Day TH

Time 10AM-2PM

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Tween/Teen Programs Teen Zone

2017-2018 School Year

Grades 5th-8th Teen Zone is the after-school program for children in 5th-8th grades. 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 but need a schedule a week prior. 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(s): 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

Teen Zone - Extended Days

Grades 5-8th 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: Res/Nonres:

Channahon Jr. High *On full days off program will be at Skateland Recreation Center. $25/$35 per full day (8AM-6PM) $20/$30 per half day (early dismissal-6M)

Date Day Time Deadline Dec 8 F 11 AM-6 PM Dec 1 Dec 22 F 1:30 PM-6 PM Dec 15 Jan 12 F 11 AM-6 PM Jan 5 Jan 15 M 8 AM-6 PM Jan 12 Feb 16 F 8 AM-6 PM Feb 9 Feb 19 M 8 AM-6 PM Feb 16 Mar 1 TH 1:30 PM-6 PM Feb 23 Mar 2 F 8 AM-6 PM Feb 23 Mar 23 F 1:30 PM-6 PM Mar 16 Apr 2 M 8 AM-6 PM Mar 30 Apr 20 F 11 AM-6 PM Apr 13

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Teen Zone Spring Break Camp

Grades 5th-8th School is out for the week, and we are still here! Each day is a different themed day. Participants will be able to take part in various crafts, games and activities. Please make sure your child comes with a lunch each day of the spring break camp. We encourage children to wear closed toe shoes and to bring sunscreen. There will be days where we leave Skateland to go to the park or bowling. Please call the TZ number at 815-216-0409 if needed. Location: Skateland Recreation Center Res/Nonres: $30/$38 (March 26-29) $50/$58 (Trip March 30) Min/Max: 10/30

Crazy Day

Come dressed in your craziest outfit or hairstyle and we can decorate tie dye t-shirts to match our crazy clothes. We can then color eggs and go searching for eggs hidden around the building. Finally, we will enjoy some jellybeans and watch the movie “Hop”. Date Day Time Deadline Mar 26 M 8 AM-6 PM Mar 23

Baseball Day

Today we will break out of the spring fever funk and stretch our legs. Wear your favorite baseball shirt and hat. We will play baseball and kickball. Then we will make a baseball themed craft. Once we are worn out for the day, we will have cracker jacks and watch “The Sandlot”. Date Day Time Deadline Mar 27 TU 8 AM-6 PM Mar 23

All Sorts of Weather Day

We will be using our creative sides today. From playing with shaving cream to make rain clouds, to using an umbrella for a bean bag toss, we will be seeing plenty of weather changes. Date Day Time Deadline Mar 28 W 8 AM-6 PM Mar 23

Local Parks

Today we will go and check out a couple of different Park District parks. We will start with a nature walk. After we have lunch, we will head to another park and do three-legged races, sack races and a water balloon toss bring. We will finish off the day with some mini-golf. Date Day Time Deadline Mar 29 TH 8 AM-6 PM Mar 23

Trip Day- All about the Animals!

We will start the day with some animal crafts, so we can get ready for our trip to the Zoo. The Cosley Zoo exhibits a variety of domestic farm animals and Illinois native wildlife. Between the Red Fox, playful raccoons, intriguing Turkey Vultures, adorable goats and much more, the kids will see plenty of wildlife. Afterward we will head out to grab lunch. We will finish the day with Madagascar the movie and some animal crackers. Date Day Time Deadline Mar 30 F 8 AM-6 PM Mar 23


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Babysitting Certification

Ages 11-14 years This course will prepare young people for the responsibility of babysitting according to the American Red Cross. The class covers on how to supervise children, simple first aide, diapering, and more! Participants will also learn how to interview for a job and parent expectations of a good babysitter. Participates will need to bring a teddy bear or doll to class along with a sack lunch. This class is instructed by Karen Cooper. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $35/$38 Min/Max: 5/12 Date Jan 15

Day TH

Time 9 AM-3 PM

Deadline Jan 11

ACT & SAT Test Prep

Looking for an ACT or SAT® practice test? Want to find out how you’d score before you take the real thing? Kaplan’s got you covered with multiple opportunities to test your skills for whatever college placement test you’ll take. Now you can, in less than half the time. With the Kaplan Turbo Test Prep you’ll get a prediction of your full score quickly and review your scores by section to guide your studies as you prep for the official tests. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $3/$5 Min/Max: 2/4 Date Feb 23 Mar 29

Day F TH

Time 10 AM 10 AM

Deadline Feb 21 Mar 26

Leadership Trip Animal Shelter Volunteer Days

Ages 12-17 years Back by popular demand, we will have added multiple opportunities to volunteer at the animal shelter. 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. Please bring a lunch. Depart Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $10/$13 Min/Max: 4/9 Date Jan 5 Mar 28

Day F W

Time 9 AM-1 PM 9 AM-1 PM

Tween/Teen Programs Tween/Teen Athletics! Yoga and Zen – NEW!

Grades 8th-12th Life is busy. Between school and activities, sometimes it’s easy to forget to just take a moment to breathe! In this 6-week introduction to yoga class for teens, participants will learn traditional yoga techniques, will help increase strength, flexibility and will also teach relaxation methods. It is our hope you’ll leave class feeling stronger, more relaxed and rejuvenated! No drop-ins please, all participants must be pre-registered. Instructed by Robyn Bumgarner. Location: Res/Nonres: Min/Max:

Arrowhead Community Center $60/$75 5/15

Date Jan 11-Feb 15

Day TH

Time 5:45-6:30 PM

High School Basketball League – NEW!

Let the fun continue! Our popular basketball league has now been extended to allow high school students the opportunity to play! This league will be for boys and girls that are currently freshmen-seniors at any of our local or surrounding high schools! No current IHSA players allowed! Teams will be formed and practices and games will be played! Practices will begin the week of January 8. Spread the word! Volunteer Coaches Needed! Location: Res/Nonres: Deadline:

Heritage Crossing Field House On or before December 16: $69/$89 On or after December 17: $79/$99 December 16 or when program fills

Age Date Day Time Freshmen-Senior Jan 20-Mar 10 SA 4:30 PM-8:30 PM **New In 2017: Registration Must be done In Person**

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Deadline Jan 2 Mar 26

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering at 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.

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Adult Fitness

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The Fitness Staff at Channahon Park District are proud to offer you a group exercise program that offers 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 workouts. 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 $140R/$180NR B. Yearly EFT Unlimited Pass*: $50R/$65NR per month (includes all sessions) *add a fitness center membership for $13R/$16.50NR per month C. Unlimited passes may be purchased by session. The session fees are: Winter January 8-March 24 11wks $155R/$202NR (No classes March 26-31) Spring April 2-June 2 9wks $127R/$171NR

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 are at risk of being 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 Zumba Ages 14 years & up The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow available for an additional fee moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you

Childcare available at Heritage Crossing Field House M/W/F 8:15-10:30 am & TU/TH 5:30-7:30 pm

50+ Fitness

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.

away. Tone routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Instructed by Kim Gregory. Location: Drop In:

Arrowhead Community Center $7/$8

Date Day Time Res/Nonres Jan 8-Mar 19 M 5:30-6:15 PM $59/$76 Jan 10-Mar 21 W 5:30-6:15 PM $59/$76 Apr 2-May 21 M 5:30-6:15 PM $43/$55 Apr 4-May 30 W 5:30-6:15 PM $49/$62

Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop In: $5/$6 Date Jan 8-Mar 19 Apr 2-May 21

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Time 8:30-9:30 AM 8:30-9:30 AM

Res/Nonres $42/$54 $31/$39

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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 flexibility‌of course ending class with final relaxation. Instructed by Angie Kapellas. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Drop In: $5/$6 Date Jan 9-Mar 20 Apr 3-May 29

Day TU TU

Time 8:30-9:30 AM 8:30-9:30 AM

Res/Nonres $42/$54 $34/$44

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: $7/$8 Date Jan 9-Mar 20 Apr 3-May 29

Day TU TU

Time 6:30-7:45 PM 6:30-7:45 PM

Res/Nonres $51/$65 $42/$53

Gentle Yoga

Ages 14 years & up A gentler form of yoga. A slower paced practice that makes it more accessible to participants of all sizes, ages, and fitness levels. This class will remove all fears and challenges in doing yoga. Instructed by Teryl Lundeen. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Min/Max: $5/$6 Date Jan 8-Mar 19 Jan 11-Mar 22 Apr 2-May 21 Apr 5-May 31

Day M TH M TH

Time 9:45-10:45 AM 9:45-10:45 AM 9:45-10:45 AM 9:45-10:45 AM

Res/Nonres $42/$54 $42/$54 $31/$39 $34/$44

(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: Drop In:

Arrowhead Community Center $5/$6

Date Jan 11-Mar 22 Apr 5-May 31

Day TH TH

Time 6:30-7:30 PM 6:30-7:30 PM

New classes are continuously being added. Check our website at www.ChannahonPark.org for the most up to date class schedule! 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 (TU, TH) and Kim Gregory (SA) Location: Drop In:

Arrowhead Community Center $5/$6

Date Day Jan 9-Mar 20 TU Jan 11-Mar 22 TH Jan 13-Mar 24 SA Apr 3-May 29 TU Apr 5-May 31 TH Apr 7-June 2* SA *No class May 26

Time 4:15-5 PM 8:30-9:30 AM 9:30-10:30 AM 4:15-5 PM 8:30-9:30 AM 9:30-10:30 AM

Res/Nonres $31/$43 $42/$54 $42/$54 $25/$35 $34/$44 $31/$39

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: Drop In:

Arrowhead Community Center $5/$6

Date Jan 9-Mar 20 Apr 3-May 29

Day TU TU

Time 5:15-6:15 PM 5:15-6:15 PM

Res/Nonres $42/$54 $34/$44

Res/Nonres $42/$54 $34/$44

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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 resistance. This class simulates an outdoor ride and increases cardiovascular capacity by combining endurance, interval training and cadence control. Monday classes will add strength training intervals. Instructed by Annmarie Anfield (M) and Sherri Mason (W). Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Drop In: $7/$8 Max: 10 Bikes can be reserved 24 hrs in advance by calling 815-467-8015. Date Jan 8-Mar 19 Jan 10-Mar 21 Apr 2-May 21 Apr 4-May 30

Day M W M W

Time 8:30-9:30 AM 5:30-6:15 PM 8:30-9:30 AM 5:30-6:15 PM

Res/Nonres $70/$87 $59/$76 $51/$63 $49/$62

“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. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Drop In: $7/$8 Max: 10 Bikes can be reserved 24 hrs in advance by calling 815-467-8015. Date Jan 8-Mar 19 Apr 2-May 21

Day M M

Time 7-8 PM 7-8 PM

Res/Nonres $70/$87 $51/$63

(C) Fitness for Everyone

Ages 14 years & up Half the class is dedicated to low impact cardio training and the other half will involve functional strength training. Instructed by Annmarie Anfield. Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Drop In: $5/$6 Date Day Time Res/Nonres Jan 10-Mar 21 W 9:30-10:30 AM $42/$54 Jan 12-Mar 23 F 9:30-10:30 AM $42/$54 Apr 4-May 30 W 9:30-10:30 AM $34/$44 Apr 6-June 1 F 9:30-10:30 AM $34/$44

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No classes March 26-31 (C) Cardio Kickboxing with Strength

Ages 14 years & up Participants will kickbox for cardiovascular fitness combined with strength training intervals. You will also engage your core muscles and balance through core strengthening activities. Instructed by Annmarie Anfield (F) and Kim Gregory (TH). Location: Arrowhead Community Center (TH) Heritage Crossing Field House (F) Drop In: $5/$6 Date Jan 12-Mar 23 Jan 11-Mar 22 Apr 6-June 1 Apr 5-May 31

Day F TH F TH

Time 8:30-9:15 AM 5:30-6:15 PM 8:30-9:15 AM 5:30-6:15 PM

Res/Nonres $31/$43 $31/$43 $25/$35 $25/$35

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 Jan 13-Mar 24 SA Apr 7-June 2* SA *No class May 26

Time 8:30-9:30 AM 8:30-9:30 AM

Res/Nonres $42/$54 $31/$39

Full Body Tone

Ages 14 years & up This class has a little of everything for a full body workout. The workouts will target the major muscle groups of the upper and lower body plus strengthen your core from all angles. We will use dumbbells, bands and other equipment. Each class is a little different. Are you ready for the challenge? Instructed by Sherri Mason. Location: Drop In:

Arrowhead Community Center $5/$6

Date Day Time Res/Nonres Jan 11-Mar 22 TH 4:30-5:15 PM $31/$43 Apr 5-May 31 TH 4:30-5:15 PM $25/$35

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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: Drop In:

Arrowhead Community Center $5/$6

Date Jan 8-Mar 19 Apr 2-May 21

Day M M

Time 4:15-5:15 PM 4:15-5:15 PM

Res/Nonres $42/$54 $34/$44

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 Jan 10-Mar 21 Apr 4-May 30

Day W W

Time 4:15-5 PM 4:15-5 PM

Res/Nonres $31/$43 $25/$35

5K Readiness Workshop & Training Group Ages 16 years & up Have you always wanted to run a 5k? Don’t know where to begin? Come meet new friends and learn how to train for your very first 5k race! All you need is a pair of running shoes and a watch with a secondhand to complete this program. You’ll receive a training plan, calendar to mark your training days, and information on (optional) tracking apps for your smartphone. We will discuss food, cross training, and stretching to help you get to the start line ready to rock your race! Before you leave, we will go out together as a group and complete the first day of training together. We will finish the workshop with a few strength moves and yoga stretches. After the workshop is over, you’ll be added to a private facebook group to continue to connect, encourage, and hold one another accountable throughout training! The timeframe for this training program will prepare you for Fiesta 5K on May 19 or the Minooka Summerfest 5k on Saturday, June 16. Registration for the race is not included with this workshop. Robyn Bumgarner is a certified personal trainer, health coach and yoga instructor. She is also an avid endurance runner who LOVES introducing people to the joy of running.

Pilates Strength

Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Res/Nonres: $35/$49 Min/Max: 8/25 Date Day Time Mar 10 SA 8-10 AM Apr 14 SA 8-10 AM

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Parent-Child Yoga

Ages 14 years & up Pilates movements incorporated with weights and apparatus to target the core and so much more. Instructed by Kim Gregory. Arrowhead Community Center $5/$6

Date Day Time Res/Nonres Jan 8-Mar 19 M 6:30-7:15 PM $31/$43 Apr 2-May 21 M 6:30-7:15 PM $23/$31

See page 7 for more information on the FIerce Fiesta 5K and all of our races in 2018!

This 6 week introductory course is a chance for you and your little to bond theory 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 wiggles and giggles. 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/12 pairs Res/Nonres: $75/$90 Additional Child $30 Date Jan 11-Feb 15

Day Time TH 4:45-5:30 PM

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Adult Athletics Men’s Summer Softball League

Ages 18 year & up Get your team organized for a summer full of fun competition on our new softball fields! Teams will play a 12 game regular season, followed by a playoff tournament. Games will be played by USSSA Rules, along with added house rules. Cash prizes will be awarded for the top teams in league and the tournament winner. A non-refundable $150 deposit is required at registration to hold your spot in the league. The balance is due by Wednesday, April 18th to ensure placement into the league. To qualify as a resident team 60% of your team must live in the park district boundaries. Location: Central Park Min/Max: 4/10 Res/Nonres: $650/$775 Date Apr 24-July 31

Day Time TU 6:30 PM First Games

Co-ed Summer Softball League

Ages 18 years & up Get a group of friends together for this fun and recreational Co-ed Softball League. Teams will play a 12 game regular season, followed by a playoff tournament. Games will be played by USSSA Rules, along with added house rules. Cash prizes will be awarded for the top teams in league and the tournament winner. A non-refundable $150 deposit is due at registration to hold your spot in the league. The balance is due by Wednesday, April 18th to ensure placement into the league. To qualify as a resident team 60% of your team must live in the park district boundaries. Location: Central Park Min/Max: 4/10 Res/Nonres: $650/$775 Date Apr 26-Aug 2

Day Time TH 6:30 PM First Games

Women’s Summer Softball League

Ages 18 year & up Get your team organized for a summer full of fun competition on our new softball fields! Teams will play a 12 game regular season, followed by a playoff tournament. Games will be played by USSSA Rules, along with added house rules. Cash prizes will be awarded for the top teams in league and the tournament winner. A non-refundable $150 deposit is required at registration to hold your spot in the league. The balance is due by Wednesday April 18th to ensure placement into the league. To qualify as a resident team 60% of your team must live in the park district boundaries. Location: Central Park Min/Max: 4/10 Res/Nonres: $650/$775 Date Apr 25-Aug 1

Day Time W 6:30 PM First Game

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Ryuku 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, metal focusing, and physical development. Instructed by John Ventura, 7th Degree Black Belt. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $65/$80 Date Jan 8-Feb 28 Mar 5-Apr 25

Men’s Basketball League

Ages 18 years & up Get a group of friends or co-workers together and join the exciting Channahon Park District Men’s Basketball League! All games will be played according to IHSA rules with a few house rules. All games will have 2 twenty-minute halves and a 5-minute half time. Each division will include a nine game regular season, playoffs, league standings, patched game officials and scorekeepers. Awards will be given to top teams in the league and winner of the tournament. Sign your team up early with a $200 deposit because space is limited. Teams must be made up of 60% residents to be considered a resident team. Location: Res/Nonres: Max: Deadline:

Heritage Crossing Field House $600/$700 28 teams total December 28

Division Date Day Time Competitive Jan 7-Mar 25 SU Games begin at 12 PM Recreational Jan 7-Mar 25 SU Games begin at 12 PM

Adult Bean Bag Tournament – NEW!

Ages 16 years & up Who says bags can only be played outside? Grab a partner and come compete against the best of the best inside Skateland Recreation Center. Games in this double elimination tournament will be played best 2 out of 3 to 21 points. Space is limited to the first 32 teams and cash prizes are awarded to the top 3 finishing teams! A cash bar with food will be available! Location: Skateland Recreation Center Fee: $50 per team –includes one drink per team member Min/Max: 8 teams / 32 teams Deadline: February 22 @ 4pm. *Registration will be taken day of if spots are available Date Feb 24

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Day Time M/W 7:30-8:30 PM M/W 7:30-8:30 PM

Day Time SA 5 PM (Check in begins at 4:30 PM)


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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 Apr 11-May 2 May 16-June 6

Day Time W 5:30-6:30 PM W 5:30-6:30 PM

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.

Racquetball

Location: Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club Res/Nonres: $65/$75 Min/Max: 4/16

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

Date Apr 11-May 2 May 16-June 6

Court Fees

Day Time W 9:30-10:30 AM W 9:30-10:30 AM

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.

Disc Golf - FREE!

18 Hole Course located in Community Park Open Daily Dawn to Dusk Weather Permitting

Permanent Court Times

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.

Session length: 17 weeks

Players have the opportunity to reserve permanent court time in accordance with the schedule listed below. Resident Nonresident Prime Time $116 $144 Non-Prime Time $87 $144 Wallyball $217 $361

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Adult Programs

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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.

Holiday Appetizers Menu: Crab Balls with Dipping Sauce, Bagna Cauda with Assorted Dippers, Honey Siracha 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

Sheet Pan Dinners

Slow-Cooker Favorites

A complete meal, prepared on a sheet pan. Easy to make and to clean-up!

Menu: Asian Beef Short Ribs, Bistro Chicken Thighs, Pork Ragu with

Dinner and Nachos

Cocktails for Tasting: Salted Caramel Chocolate Martini, Mermaid

Blackberry Margarita Punch

Menu: Shrimp & Asparagus, Asian Chicken & Veggies, Salmon

Save time on dinner with easy slow-cooker recipes. Pappardelle and Bacon Ranch Cheese Potatoes Water and Cranberry Vanilla Cocktail

Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $34/$44 Date Day Time Deadline Jan 17 W 6-8:30 PM Jan 15

Classic Italian

Learn about the traditional Italian meal to create your own feast at home.

Cocktails for Tasting: Call Me A Cab, A Day On the Beach and Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $34/$44 Date Day Time Deadline Apr 12 TH 6-8:30 PM Apr 9

Buddha Bowls

Healthy, flavorful, & filling. Balanced with colorful produce, plus healthy grains and proteins.

Menu: Southwest Buddha Bowl, Greek Grilled Chicken Salad Bowl,

Menu: Arancini, Insalata Mozzarella, Classic Lasagna and Pasta e

Fresh Springroll Bowl and Vegetarian Buddha Bowl

Cocktails for Tasting: Sgroppino, Wedding Cake Martini and

and Blueberry Mojito

Fagioli

Lemonade Prosecco Punch

Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $34/$44 Date Day Time Deadline Feb 8 TH 6-8:30 PM Feb 5

Cocktails for Tasting: Raspberry Sorbet Mimosa, Frozen Paloma Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $34/$44 Date Day Time Deadline May 9 W 6-8:30 PM May 7

More Copycat Recipes

You loved it in the restaurant, now make it at home!

Menu: California Pizza Kitchen BBQ Chicken Pizza, Chili’s Cajun

Chicken Pasta, Cooper’s Hawk Shrimp Campanelle and Olive Garden’s Lemon Cream Cake

Cocktails for Tasting: Margaritaville Havanas & Bananas, Red Robin Sand in Your Shorts and Texas Roadhouse Sangria Margarita Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $34/$44 Date Day Time Deadline Mar 14 W 6-8:30 PM Mar 12

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Adult Programs

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Kindergarten Puppy (8 -16 weeks old)

Want to get your puppy started off on the right paw? This class uses the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy program (Socialization, Training, Activity, and Responsibility). It covers basic puppy behaviors, such as potty/crate training and mouthing, and lays the foundation for 8 core skills (attention, sit, down, come, off, leave it, stay, heel). We focus on fun, puppy socialization, using positive reinforcement training, and promoting positive human leadership skills. After successfully completing this program, your pup is eligible to receive the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Certificate. Training is a great way to build a positive and trusting bond with your new furry baby! Additional forms will need to be filled out before class starts as well as proof of required vaccines. Please visit www.muttzgym.com and click on Channahon Park District tab and bring those to the first class. The first class in an orientation for humans only. Please leave your puppy at home. Location: Skateland Recreation Center Fee: $200 Min/Max: 3/8 Date Jan 10-Feb 28 Apr 4-May 23

Day Time W 9-9:45 AM W 9-9:45 AM

Deadline Jan 5 Mar 30

1st Grade Puppy (5 – 11 months old)

This class uses the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy program as well as the AKC CGC (Canine Good Citizen) program. Older pups will be fine tuning their 8 core skills (attention, sit, down, come, off, leave it, stay, heel), adding distractions, and working towards passing the required skills for the AKC CGC Title. The class will focus on fun, adolescent behavior topics, and socialization. Using positive reinforcement training techniques, we promote positive human leadership skills which can lead to a positive and trusting bond with your pup! Additional forms will need to be filled out before class starts as well as proof of required vaccines. Please visit www.muttzgym.com and click on Channahon Park District tab and bring those to the first class. The first class in an orientation for humans only. Please leave your puppy at home. Location: Skateland Recreation Center Fee: $200 Min/Max: 3/8 Date Jan 10-Feb 28 Apr 4-May 23

Day Time W 10-10:45 AM W 10-10:45 AM

Deadline Jan 5 Mar 30

2nd Grade Dog (1+ years old)

Is your adolescent or adult dog lacking manners? Does Fido listen the first time you give a command? This class will help you and your furry friend get back on the right path. Using the AKC CGC (Canine Good Citizen) program, dogs will refine and make 8 core skills (attention, sit, down, come, off, leave it, stay, heel) more reliable as well as work towards obtaining their AKC CGC Title. We train using fun and positive reinforcement techniques as well as promote positive human leadership skills. Training is a great way to build a positive and trusting bond with your best friend! Additional forms will need to be filled out before class starts as well as proof of required vaccines. Please visitwww.muttzgym.com and click on Channahon Park District tab and bring those to the first class. The first class in an orientation for humans only. Please leave your puppy at home. Location: Skateland Recreation Center Fee: $200 Min/Max: 3/8 Date Day Time Deadline Jan 10-Feb 28 W 11-11:45 AM Jan 5 Apr 4- May 23 W 11-11:45 AM Mar 30

Essential Oils “Pamper Yourself” Make n’ Take

The average women applies 300 chemicals to her body every day! What happens when our bodies become chemically overloaded? We have trouble sleeping, we feel lethargic and have trouble focusing throughout the day, we have trouble managing stress and anxiety, and we gain weight and experience unexplained aches, pains, and skin irritations. Come learn how to start kicking some of the toxins out of your life and replace them with essential oils. Everyone will make and take home two toxic free essential oil items! Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $15/$20 Min/Max: 2/10 Date Feb 24

Day SA

Time 1-3 PM

Deadline Feb 22

Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils Make n’ Take

The second most dangerous chemicals found in our homes come from our everyday cleaning products. Join us to learn how simple and affordable it is to swap out all the toxic cleaning products in your home with essential oils. Everyone will take home a toxin free all-purpose cleaner as well as recipes for a chemical free cleaning! Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $10/$15 Min/Max: 2/10 Date Apr 14

Dog Training

Day SA

Time 1-3 PM

Deadline Apr 12

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55 & Better Adult Programs BIG Bingo Tuesdays

On the last Tuesday of the month, come in to Arrowhead Community Center for some BIG Bingo! We play 10 games of bingo for prizes and have a delicious lunch afterwards. Participants should sign up prior to the lunch. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $5/$6 Date Day Time Jan 30 TU 11 AM Feb 27 TU 11 AM Mar 27 TU 11 AM Apr 24 TU 11 AM May 29 TU 11 AM

TRIAD Community Lunch

Seniors meet monthly at the United Methodist Church of Channahon for lunch and socializing. Each month there will be a different topic and speakers will present a 15 minute presentation. Ask questions of the committee made up of representatives from the Channahon and Will County Police Departments, Channahon Fire District, Channahon Park District and Senior Services of Will County. Enjoy a delicious meal, but please make sure to call the Channahon Township at 815-467-2569 to reserve a spot. Location: United Methodist Church of Channahon Fee: $4 Date Day Time Dec 6 W 11:30 AM Jan 3 W 11:30 AM Feb 7 W 11:30 AM Mar 7 W 11:30 AM Apr 4 W 11:30 AM May 2 W 11:30 AM

50 Forward Newsletter

“50 Forward” is a senior newsletter that is mailed to senior citizens that are currently on out mailing list. The “50 Forward” advertises all programs, services and activities geared toward active adults and senior citizens which are offered by the Channahon Park District. If you would like to receive this once a month mailing please call Paulina Tredennick at 815-521-3111.

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Bunco Nights!

Come for some fun, socialization, and snacks at Arrowhead Community Center for some Bunco fun! We will supply the dice and drinks; you bring a snack to share and $5 to join in on the fun. Cash prizes for: Most Bunco’s, Most Losses, Last Bunco, 50/50 and if we have enough we will have a loser lottery. The Bunco group handles their own prize money so there is no need to register ahead of time for this program. Just show up ready to play and have a good time! Location: Arrowhead Community Center Date Day Time Dec 13 W 7 PM Jan 10 W 7 PM Feb 14 W 7 PM Mar 14 W 7 PM Apr 11 W 7 PM May 9 W 7 PM

Games & More!

Join us on every Tuesday of the month (expect Big Bingo Tuesday) to socialize with friends new and old, play cards, dice and bingo! Bring a couple or pennies, dimes and nickels and you are all set to play! Location: Arrowhead Community Center Day: Tuesday Time: 9:30 AM

Holiday Party - FREE!

Celebrate the holiday season by coming out to the annual Christmas party! There will be food, games, entertainment, prizes and plenty of holiday cheer! Please bring a wrapped white elephant gift for our gift exchange. Registration is REQUIRED for this program. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Date Day Time Deadline Dec 14 TH 11 AM Dec 12

Bunny Brunch - FREE!

The bunny is making a special visit to come spend the morning with you! Everyone will need to bring a dish to pass and we will supply everything else including the ham. Registration is REQUIRED for this program. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Date Day Time Deadline Mar 29 TH 11 AM Mar 26


Special Recreation

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Channahon Park District Inclusion Policy Special Recreation of The Channahon Park District complies with the Americans with Joliet & Channahon (SRJC) 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) 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, 815741-7275 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.

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 May 8-June 5 TU 5-6 PM June 19-July 17 TU 5-6 PM

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 Winter/Spring Registration Resident: November 5, Non-Resident: November 12

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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Special Events SRJC Movie at Rialto and Lunch

Age 13+ Join us for lunch and a viewing of the holiday movie The Santa Clause at the Rialto Square Theatre. Lunch is included in fee. Transportation: $7.25 Facility: Rialto Square Theatre (Joliet) Deadline: Nov 13 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-4-5059 $25R/$31N SA Dec 2 10:30a-3:30p

SRJC Holiday Happenings

Age 13+ Let’s get ready for the holidays! We will see a holiday movie, make cookies and more. All supplies are included in fee. Transportation: $21 Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Nov 27 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-4-5018 $35R/$43N TH Dec 7-21 6p-7:30p

SRJC Holiday Magic

Age 13+ Join us at Brookfield Zoo! This is Chicagoland’s largest lights festival. Please bring $15 for dinner and dress for the weather! Transportation: $7.25 Facility: Chicago Deadline: Dec 1 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-4-5045 $25R/$31N SA Dec 16 4p-8p

SRJC Chicago Wolves Hockey Game

Age 13+ Calling all hockey fans - this program is for you! Admission is included. Bring $15 for dinner. Depart from the Multi-Purpose Center. Facility: Chicago Deadline: Jan 19 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5032 $23R/$28N SU Feb 18 3p game time

SRJC Shamrock Shuffle

Age 13+ Grab your partner and swing the night away. Dinner is included in fee. Depart from the Multi-Purpose Center. Facility: Orland Park Civic Center Deadline: Feb 9 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5033 $30R/$37N F Mar 2 6:30p-9p

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SRJC Chicago Blackhawks Watch Party

Age 13+ Wear your blackhawks shirt and let’s get together for some hockey. We will go to a local restaurant and view the game on the big screen. Lunch is included. Depart from the Multi-Purpose Center. Facility: Joliet (TBA) Deadline: Mar 2 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5049 $25R/$31N SU Mar 11 11:30a game time

SRJC Celebrity Look-Alike Dance

Age 13+ Join us for this dance hosted by the Joliet West High School Human Services Students! A celebrity look-alike contest with prizes, refreshments, and photos are on the agenda. Dress up as your favorite cartoon character, athlete, or any other famous person! Depart from the Multi-Purpose Center. Facility: Joliet West High School (JTHS Gym) Deadline: Mar 9 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5061 $10R/$15N F Mar 23 6p-8:30p

SRJC Mexican Fiesta

Age 13+ Don’t forget your sombrero! Mexican dinner is included in fee! Depart from the Multi-Purpose Center. Facility: New Lenox Deadline: Mar 9 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-2-5021 $25R/$31N F Apr 6 6:30p-9p

SRJC Hollywood Casino

Age 21+ Try your hand at poker. Lunch is included in fee. Bring a photo ID and money for gambling. Transportation: $7.25 Facility: Hollywood Casino (Joliet) Deadline: Apr 6 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-2-5037 $25R/$31N SU Apr 22 11a-3p

SRJC Dinner Club

Age 13+ Spend your Monday nights with SRJC! We will visit a variety of local restaurants. Dinner is included in fee. Transportation: $21 Facility: Joliet (TBA) Deadline: Apr 30 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-2-5060 $55R/$63N M May 7-21 5:30p-7:30p

SRJC Spring Formal

Age 13+ Dress your best as we head to Alsip for prom! Cost includes dinner and photo. Depart from the Multi-Purpose Center. Facility: Apollo Recreation Center Deadline: Apr 6 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-2-5000 $35R/$44N F May 11 6:30p-9:30p


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Teen/Adult SRJC Connections

Age 22+ Everyone needs a plan! What will you do after high school? This program will focus on skill building, independence and exploring the community. All supplies are included. Please wear appropriate attire for the community. If you are interested in this program, please contact the SRJC office. No class: 1/15, 2/19, 3/30, 5/28, 6/15 Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Dec 26 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5314A $1440R/$1800N M/W/F Jan 3-Jun 29 9a-3p 18-1-5314B $2480R/$3100N M-F Jan 2-Jun 29 9a-3p

SRJC Bowling League

Age 13+ Strike! Dust off those bowling balls. Two games of bowling and shoe rental are included. Transportation: $51 No class: 1/27, 3/31, 5/5 Facility: Joliet Town & Country Lanes (Joliet) Deadline: Dec 29; Mar 16 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5312A $53R/$67N SA Jan 6-Feb 24 9a-11a 18-1-5312B $53R/$67N SA Mar 24-May 19 9a-11a

SRJC Weekly Workout

Age 14+ 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: $58 (June Session); $65 (March Session) Facility: Inwood Athletic Club (Fitness Floor) Deadline: Jan 4; Mar 8 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5313A $56R/$70N TH Jan 11-Mar 1 6p-7p 18-1-5313B $63R/$77N TH Mar 15-May 10 6p-7p

SRJC Aquatic Fun

Age 13+ Join SRJC for an evening of water exploration. We will exercise and play water games. This is not a swim lesson program. Facility: Inwood Athletic Club (Pool) Deadline: Mar 8 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5315 $63R/$78N TH Mar 15-May 10 5p-5:45p

SRJC/Cornerstone Community Garden

Age 13+ Try your hand at growing vegetables in the garden. Indoor and outdoor activities. Supplies are included. This program requires standing for a long period of time. Facility: Organic Community Garden Deadline: Mar 21 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5318 $45R/$57N W Mar 28-May 16 5:30p-6:30p

SRJC Movie Night

Age 13+ What’s your favorite movie? Two of the weeks we will attend the movie theater and the other two weeks we will be at the Multi-Purpose Center. Admission is included. You may bring money for refreshments. Transportation: $29 Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4N) Deadline: Apr 2 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-2-5319 $35R/$43N M Apr 9-30 6p-8p

Special Olympics Application for Participation

Athletes wishing to participate in Special Olympics programs must have a current Special Olympics medical application for participation on file with SRJC. The application is valid for two years from the date of the examination.

2018 Dates to Remember (subject to change)

January 28, Area Basketball Tournament March 3, Area Swim Meet March 17 – 18, Special Olympics State Basketball Tournament May 5, Area Track Meet June 15 – 17, Special Olympics Summer Games August 5, Area Softball Tournament September 8 – 9, Special Olympics State Softball Tournament SRJC

Swim Team

Age 8+ Participants must be able to swim at least one length of the pool to be eligible for swim team. Special Olympic Illinois Swim Meets are Saturdays, February 10 and March 3 at Stagg High School in Palos Hills. Gold medal winners will advance to the Summer Games held June 8-10 in Bloomington. Transportation: $58 (June Session); $51 (March Session) No class: 1/27, 3/31, 5/5 Facility: Inwood Athletic Club Pool Deadline: Dec 29; Mar 16 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5160A $77R/$82N SA Jan 6-Mar 3 12p-12:45p 18-1-5160B $68R/$85N SA Mar 24-May 19 12p-12:45p

SRJC Track Training

Age 8+ Train for individual track events, then enter the Area 7 Spring Games on May 5. Gold medal winners will advance to the Summer Games. REGISTRANTS MUST ATTEND THE SPRING/SUMMER GAMES. Transportation: $66 Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Gym) Deadline: Feb 27 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5316 $58R/$72N TU Mar 6-May 1 6p-7p

SRJC Softball Team

Age 13+ Get ready for another season! Softball fundamentals will be taught. All athletes must have their own glove. All athletes must attend the district tournament on August 5 to be eligible for the state tournament. Transportation: $116 Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Gym) Deadline: Mar 27 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-2-5317 $104R/$130N TU Apr 10-Jul 24 7p-8:30p

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Social Club Group: Date: Time: Location: Limit: Fee: Tranportation:

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

Session 1

SRJC Holiday Lights/Dinner

What will be your favorite holiday theme? Dinner is included in fee. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Dec 1 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-4-5410 $17R/$21N F Dec 15 6p-8:30p

SRJC Healthy Nutrition/Appetizers

Get fit with SRJC. Healthy refreshments included. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Apr 13 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-2-5416 $17R/$21N F Apr 27 6p-7:30p

SRJC Outdoor Extravaganza

Experience the beautiful spring air! We will get some exercise on the hiking trail and play outdoor games. Dinner is included in fee. Dress for the weather. Facility: Joliet (TBA) Deadline: May 4 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-2-5427 $17R/$21N F May 18 6p-8p

Youth

SRJC Karaoke Night

SRJC Winter Wonderland

SRJC Valentine’s Dance

SRJC Ready, Set, Play

Join SRJC to sing and dance to your favorite song! Refreshments included. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Dec 29 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5428 $17R/$21N F Jan 12 6p-7p

Join SRJC as we host this annual event. Dinner is included in fee. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Gym) Deadline: Jan 26 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5412 $17R/$21N F Feb 9 6:30p-9p

SRJC Indoor Bocce Ball and Bags

Try your skills at these two sports. Refreshments are included. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4N) Deadline: Feb 9 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5414 $17R/$21N F Feb 23 6p-7:30p

Session 2

SRJC St. Patrick’s Celebration

Wear your favorite green attire. We will dance the Irish Jig and play Irish games. Fee includes an Irish dinner. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Mar 2 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5426 $17R/$21N F Mar 16 6p-8p

SRJC Casino Night

Join us for a night full of card games. Refreshments included. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Mar 29 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-2-5429 $17R/$21N F Apr 13 6p-8p

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Age 5-13 Join your friends for a variety of holiday activities! Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Nov 27 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-4-5209 $28R/$35N M Dec 4-18 6p-7:30p

Age 5-13 Have some fun with SRJC! We will have a variety of activities set up in this open gym. No class: 2/19 Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (East Gym) Deadline: Jan 29 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5212 $28R/$35N M Feb 5-26 6p-7:30p

SRJC Chicago Children’s Museum

Age 5-13 Join SRJC for a trip to Chicago Children’s Museum! Please bring a lunch. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Feb 4 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5210 $21R/$27N SU Mar 4 10a-2p

SRJC Gamer’s Night

Age 8-16 Join your friends for a fun night out with SRJC! We will play a variety of games. Refreshments included. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Apr 6 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-2-5211 $13R/$17N F Apr 20 6p-7:30p


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General SRJC Tumbling Tots

Age 3-12 This class is designed for the beginner tumbler. We will work on the techniques of tumbling, balance beam, etc. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Gymnastics Room) Deadline: Jan 4; Mar 8 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5507A $46R/$58N TH Jan 11-Feb 22 6:30p-7p 18-1-5507B $46R/$58N TH Mar 15-Apr 26 6:30p-7p

SRJC Swim Lessons

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: 1/27, 3/31, 5/5 Facility: Inwood Athletic Club (Pool) Deadline: Dec 29; Mar 16 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5508A $56R/$70N SA Jan 6-Feb 24 12p-12:30p 18-1-5508B $56R/$70N SA Jan 6-Feb 24 12:30p-1p 18-1-5508C $56R/$70N SA Jan 6-Feb 24 1p-1:30p 18-1-5508D $56R/$70N SA Mar 24-May 19 12p-12:30p 18-1-5508E $56R/$70N SA Mar 24-May 19 12:30p-1p 18-1-5508F $56R/$70N SA Mar 24-May 19 1p-1:30p

Camps SRJC Holiday Camp

Age 6-21 Join us on winter break and see your friends from summer. Campers will participate in field trips, arts & crafts and much more. Payment must be paid in full at time of registration. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Dec 5 Program Fee Day Date Time 17N-4-5703 $75R/$90N TU/W/TH Dec 26-28 9a-4p

SRJC Spring Break Reunion Day

Age 6-21 Spend the day with your friends from summer camp! Campers interested in summer camp for 2018 are welcome to participate in this day. Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4 North) Deadline: Feb 28 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-1-5707 $25R/$30N W Mar 28 9a-3p

Attention Campers

Campers must bring sun block, swimwear, backpack, lunch and a drink daily unless otherwise noted. An 8-week calendar will be given to each participant detailing all activities, swimming, field trips, etc. Additional information will be included in the Parent/Camper Manual which will be distributed upon registration after April 23 or mailed if registered by April 23. All emergency and behavioral forms are located within the manual and are to be returned to the SRJC Camp Supervisors or at the Parent meeting prior to the start of the camp season. Campers must be preregistered prior to the start of camp.

SRJC Day Camp

Age 6-12 Campers will participate in field trips, arts/crafts, swimming, sports, etc., and will receive a t-shirt which must be worn on field trip days. Campers should bring a sack lunch/drink daily unless noted. If a camper has any dietary restrictions, parent must provide snack. The Joliet Park District’s refund policy will be firmly enforced. Automatic withdrawal payment plans now available! No class: 6/15, 7/4 Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4) Deadline: May 29 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-2-5700A $838R/$1018N M-F Jun 4-Jul 27 9a-3p 18-2-5700B $419R/$509N M-F Jun 4-Jun 29 9a-3p 18-3-5700C $419R/$509N M-F Jul 2-Jul 27 9a-3p 18-2-5700D $1288R/$1568N M-F Jun 4-Jul 27 7:30a-6p 18-2-5700E $644R/$784N M-F Jun 4-Jun 29 7:30a-6p 18-3-5700F $644R/$784N M-F Jul 2-Jul 27 7:30a-6p 18-2-5700G $1063R/$1293N M-F Jun 4-Jul 27 7:30a-3p 18-2-5700H $532R/$647N M-F Jun 4-Jun 29 7:30a-3p 18-3-5700I $532R/$647N M-F Jul 2-Jul 27 7:30a-3p 18-2-5700J $1063R/$1293N M-F Jun 4-Jul 27 9a-6p 18-2-5700K $532R/$647N M-F Jun 4-Jun 29 9a-6p 18-3-5700L $532R/$647N M-F Jul 2-Jul 27 9a-6p

SRJC Teen Camp

Age 13-21 Teenagers, meet new friends at camp! Included in the fee are field trips, arts and crafts, swimming, and a camp shirt. Campers should bring a sack lunch/drink daily unless noted. If a camper has any dietary restrictions, parent must provide snack. The Joliet Park District’s refund policy will be firmly enforced. Automatic withdrawal payment plans now available. No class: 6/15, 7/4 Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4) Deadline: May 29 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-2-5701A $688R/$848N M-F Jun 4-Jul 27 9a-4p 18-2-5701B $344R/$424N M-F Jun 4-Jun 29 9a-4p 18-3-5701C $344R/$424N M-F Jul 2-Jul 27 9a-4p 18-2-5701D $1138R/$1398N M-F Jun 4-Jul 27 7:30a-6p 18-2-5701E $594R/$700N M-F Jun 4-Jun 29 7:30a-6p 18-3-5701F $594R/$700N M-F Jul 2-Jul 27 7:30a-6p 18-2-5701G $913R/$1123N M-F Jun 4-Jul 27 7:30a-4p 18-2-5701H $457R/$562N M-F Jun 4-Jun 29 7:30a-4p 18-3-5701I $457R/$562N M-F Jul 2-Jul 27 7:30a-4p 18-2-5701J $913R/$1123N M-F Jun 4-Jul 27 9a-6p 18-2-5701K $457R/$562N M-F Jun 4-Jun 29 9a-6p 18-3-5701L $457R/$562N M-F Jul 2-Jul 27 9a-6p

SRJC Extended Camp

Age 6-21 Join SRJC for an extra week of camp. Campers will participate in field trips, arts & crafts, and more. Campers should bring a sack lunch/drink daily. MUST BE PAID IN FULL AT TIME OF REGISTRATION! Facility: Multi-Purpose Center (Room 4) Deadline: July 2 Program Fee Day Date Time 18-3-5704A $125R/$150N M-F Jul 30-Aug 3 9a-4p 18-3-5704B $145R/$185N M-F Jul 30-Aug 3 9a-6p 18-3-5704C $165R/$210N M-F Jul 30-Aug 3 7:30a-6p 18-3-5704D $145R/$185N M-F Jul 30-Aug 3 7:30a-4p

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Party Packages & Room Rentals Sports & Games Birthday Parties

You and your 20 guests will have fun playing basketball, dodgeball, floor hockey, soccer and other active games. Participants may bring in their own food and decorations for the party room. $125R/$150NR you will receive: • 2 hour party – ½ the gym for the sports and games and the party room to eat and open gifts • Party staff will greet you and your guests, coordinate activities, set up before and clean up after the party Location: Heritage Crossing Field House Deadline: 2 week advance registration and payment in full when party is booked. Call 815-467-8015 for availability.

Tot Party

Ages 1-4 years Your active toddler and friends will have a blast at this party! We will go through an obstacle course, play parachute games, along with a multitude of hoops, scoops, balls, play mats and more! Parent interaction needed. $180 you will receive: (includes 15 guests, each additional guest is $5) • •

2 hour party - 1 hour of activities/games, 1 hour to eat and open gifts Party staff will greet you and your guests, coordinate activities, set up before, and clean up after the party. • Birthday party plates, napkins, cups, plastic ware, and lemonade. Location: Arrowhead Community Center A deposit of $25 and completion of the Birthday Party contract is required to book a party. Call Paulina Tredennick at 815-521-3111 for availability.

Cooking Birthday Party Pizza Party

- Pizza dough and pizza sauce made from scratch! Learn how to knead, shape and add toppings to our individual pizzas. We will make a cookie pizza, and strawberry-banana smoothies.

Fiesta Party -

Salsa served with chips, cheesy chicken enchiladas, fruit-filled tortilla roll-ups, and mock margaritas.

Fun-Due Party - Cheesy fondue with toasted bread & veggies,

chocolate fondue with cookies, pound cake, assorted fruits, and cranberry mocktails.

Drive-In Diner Party - Milkshakes, mini-sliders & oven fries, and for dessert make your own sundaes.

Brunch -

Great for after a sleep over--Scones with strawberry butter, morning parfaits, egg nests, and mock mimosas. Location: Arrowhead Community Center Res/Nonres: $25 per person Min/Max: 7/15 Deadline: 2 week advance registration and payment required A deposit of $25 is required to book a party. The deposit will not be returned if the party is cancelled less than 3 days before the event. The balance of the party is due the day of the party.

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Circus party

Ages 3-7 years Enjoy the greatest show on the planet with a circus themed birthday party! We will play carnival games and win prizes; guest will have the chance to get carnival tattoos and their face painted while enjoying some popcorn. $200 you will receive: (includes 15 guests, each additional guest is $5) • 2 hour party - 1 hour of activities/games, 1 hour to eat and open gifts • Party staff will greet you and your guests, coordinate activities, set up before, and clean up after the party. • Birthday party plates, napkins, cups, plastic ware, and lemonade. Location: Arrowhead Community Center A deposit of $25 and completion of the Birthday Party contract is required to book a party. Call Paulina Tredennick at 815-521-3111 for availability.

Glamour Girl Party

Ages 7-10 years Get glammed out with cool nails, a fun hair style and some sparkle. Each guest will decorate a piece of jewelry or rockin’ craft while using paint, glitter and sparkle embellishments to bling out their jewelry or craft. $200 you will receive: (includes 15 guests, each additional guest is $5) • 2 hour party - 1 hour of activities/games, 1 hour to eat and open gifts • Plenty of jewely or crafts to bling out. • Party staff will greet you and your guests, set up before, and clean up after the party. • Birthday party plates, napkins, cups, plastic ware, and lemonade. Location: Arrowhead Community Center A deposit of $25 and completion of the Birthday Party contract is required to book a party. Call Paulina Tredennick at 815-521-3111 for availability.

Check out Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club for your next event. For pricing and availability call 815-521-2499 or visit www.heritagebluffs.com


Party Packages & Room Rentals Hockey Birthday Party Our hockey party package is geared towards the hockey player in you and 9 of your friends. This package is for children ages 6-12 years. You may add up to 6 additional players for $10 per person. You can choose the hockey package to be either floor hockey with shoes or skates. $225.00 you will receive: •

2 hour use of the facility, 1 hour to play hockey, 1 hour to eat and open gifts • All equipment for 10 players • Referee for the game • Choice of pizza or hotdogs • Unlimited Pop • Free skate passes for your guest’s next visit Location: Skateland Recreation Center Hockey parties can be booked by calling 815-467-2128 or 815-521-3106.

Skating Birthday Parties

All packages include admission to the entire skate session*, precision skate rental, and a Special “Party Only” skate to the Birthday Song. Eight paid guest minimum, birthday child is free.

Basic Package (No food option)

$8 per person Includes: • Reserved Birthday party area for 50 minutes • Designated party person for your time in the party area • Can bring in own cake • 1 snow cone or 1 soda for each guest • Free skate pass for each guest • Free LED blinky birthday pin for birthday child

Deluxe Package

$11 per person Includes all of the Basic package plus: • Choice of a hot dog combo for each guest or pizza slices to be served in the party area • Skating themed cake plates and napkins if desired

Ultimate Package

$14 per person Includes all of the Deluxe package plus: • Birthday Cupcakes • Invitations • Stuffed to the brim party bags • Visit with our Party Animal “Kooky” Location: Skateland Recreation Center

Weddings & Banquets Call 815-467-7275 for pricing and availability at Skateland Recreation Center. Several package options available. The 12,000 square foot Skateland facility, operated by the Channahon Park District, is available for wedding receptions and banquets. Skateland can seat 100-400 people. The facility also offers a large dance floor for your enjoyment. A live band or disc jockey can be accommodated. Courteous and attentive staff are available to help make your event memorable. We offer three outstanding options to choose from. Liquor options are available upon request.

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4 hour use of the facility for event Option of 5 hour use of the facility for $1 additional per person Table and Chair set up Linen Table Cloths-choice of white or ivory Linen napkins-choice of colors Up to 2 hours on the day of the event to decorate Taxes are included, gratuity is optional Skirted tables Head, food, cake, gift and receiving tables

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Three entrée buffet complete with sides All place settings related to dinner Everything included in the Alcohol Only Package

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Cake cutting, serving, and all related arrangements Decorating Entertainment All items brought in the facility for your event must be removed at the end of your event

A deposit of $25 is required to book a party. The deposit will not be returned if the party is cancelled less than 1 week before the event. The balance of the party is due the day of the party. *Skate sessions are Fridays 6-9:30 pm, Saturdays 1-4pm (through April 30) and Sundays 1-4 pm (through March 20)

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Party Packages & Room Rentals

Rent a room or entire facility for a shower, fundraiser, reception or more! Heritage Crossing Field House

Arrowhead Community Center

Gym Rental - Rent our gym for your team or group. $20R/hour

The Channahon Park District has the perfect space available for your upcoming shower, party, reception or meeting. Fees include tables and chairs set up to your needs and a 100 cup coffee pot upon request. Hourly room rates are a minimum of two hours and include one additional hour for set-up at no charge. For more information, contact the Channahon Park District at 815-467-7275. Resident Nonresident DuPage or DesPlaines Room $30/hr $45/hr DuPage and DesPlaines Room $40/hr $60/hr Additional for use of kitchen $25 $40 (with DuPage Room only) Full payment due at time of reservation Damage Deposit Secured with credit card

for 1/2 of gym or $30R/hour for entire gym. $80NR/hour for 1/2 gym or $120NR/hour for entire gym. Call 815-467-8015 for availability and reservations.

Batting Cage Rental - Reserve the batting cage for your softball,

baseball, or soccer team. Rental fee is $15R/half hour and $45NR/half hour. Call 815-467-8015 for availability and reservations.

Meeting Room Rental - Rent the Heritage Crossing Field

House meeting room. Rental rate is $15R/hour and $30NR/hour. Room rental available on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Call 815-467-8015 for availability and reservations.

Skateland Recreation Center Private Skating Parties

Host a party your guests will never forget! Book a Private Skating Party to have exclusive use of Skateland Recreation Center for 2 hours or more! $225 will let you rule the rink for you and your 50 best friends for 2 hours, there is an additional fee if you go over 50 people, or if you want to add more time on. We provide staff, music, games, and options to customize your party. Private Skating Rentals are available every day except for Fridays. Call 815-467-2128 or 815-521-3106 to discuss your Private Rental today! $100 deposit required to book.

FUNdraiser Skating Parties

Everyone loves skating, and what an easy way to get funds rolling for your group!

Each room has a capacity of 30 people depending on the type of room set-up used. Rooms are available 12 months a year. Arrowhead Community Center is a non-smoking facility and alcohol is not permitted. A facility request form must be completed no later than two weeks before the event in order for the reservation to be verified. Rental must be paid in full at time of booking. To receive a full refund, cancellations must be made 7 days prior to the event.

Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club With a full service kitchen and complete beverage service our staff can tailor make a menu to suit your price range.

Business Meetings - Whether you are hosting a staff training, or an executive level board meeting, we have the space for you. You can count on our staff to take care of every detail.

Fundraiser parties include: • 2 hours of skating for your group • Open Concession stand • Music • Staff • Skating games • Percentage of admission dollars paid back to your group

Wedding Receptions and Banquets - The Heritage Bluffs

FUNdraiser Skating Parties are the perfect opportunity for civic groups, church groups, P.T.O.’s, sports groups, etc.to raise money for their groups. Call Skateland at 815-467-2128 or Arrowhead Community Center at 815-467-7275 to book your fundraiser. Fundraisers are available every day except for Fridays.

Special Occasions - From baby showers to birthdays, retirement

You set the fee (minimum of $3.00 per person) and your group receives a percentage of the admission dollars based on the number of participants. A minimum of 100 paid admissions are required. Call to arrange your FUNdraiser today! 815-467-2128.

Pizza Party for Groups

Looking for a fun activity for your group outing? Have a pizza party at Skateland. You will receive pizza, pop, skate admission, and skate rental for $9 per person with a minimum of 10 paid participants. For times and availability call 815-521-3106.

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Clubhouse is available for wedding receptions and banquets. The newly remodeled Grille Room seats 100 for dinner and has a great selection of food to choose from. The connecting patio can be tented to seat an additional 35. The west wing can seat an additional 45. We also offer the option of tenting an outdoor space to have an amazing tented event. Our food and beverage staff will work with you to help make your event spectacular! parties, anniversaries and reunions, Heritage Bluffs has the flexibility to customize its space to fit your needs. Casual or formal, small group or large, the unique design of Heritage Bluffs offers an uncommon variety of special gathering areas that cannot be matched anywhere else.

Call 815-521-2499 for availability & rates In warm weather the patio is also available and can be tented. Room Rental is $30 per hour for the West Room and $40 per hour for the main dining room. Required minimum numbers vary according to season. A $100 deposit is required to secure your date. Deposits will not be returned for cancellations made less than two weeks before the event. The remainder is due on the day of the event. Final guaranteed head count must be provided one week prior to event. All food and beverages are subject to a 8% sales tax and an 18% gratuity.

FREE WiFi available at ALL facilities!


815-467-7946 24868 W Eames Street, Channahon

Tomahawk Aquatic Center

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It is never to early to think about summer and basking in the sun at Tomahawk Aquatic Center Tomahawk Aquatic Center offers the following exciting features for your summer fun in the sun: •

A “zero depth” pool edge where the deck meets the water and gradually slopes to a depth of 3 1/2 feet

A 4 1/2 to 5 foot deep lap pool swim area that is 25 yards long

Water play features including a separate spray pool for tots

Deck areas with chaise chairs and a turf sunning hill

Sand volleyball court and sand play area for children

A 150 foot long water slide from a 21 foot high platform

Fully equipped bathhouse and food concession facilities

Interested in being a lifeguard? Interviews will be held Friday, January 26 and Monday, February 19. Apply Early!!!

Season Passes on sale now! Tomahawk 2018 Pool Pass Rates No Price Increase in 2018! Before May1 On or after May 2 Res

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Individual $55 Family of 2 $85 Family of 3 $100 Family of 4 $115 Each Additional Family Member $10 Senior Individual $40 Senior Family of 2 $45 Care Giver/Receiver $55 2nd Care Receiver $40 3rd Care Receiver $25

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Skateland Recreation Center

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

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 Day Friday Saturday Sunday

Time 6-9:30 pm 1-4 pm 1-4 pm

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

Admission $6.00 $4.00 (ends March 31) $4.00 (ends May 6)

$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.

Small Group Rate

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!

Holiday Skates

Days off school mean extra time for fun at Skateland! Admission: $4.00, normal skate rental fees apply Time: 1-4 pm Date Day Holiday December 22, 26-29 F, TU-F Winter Break January 2, 3 TU, W Winter Break January 16 M MLK Jr. Day February 20 M Presidents Day March 27-30 TU-F Spring Break

Check out the party & rental opportunities on pages 46-48! Want to sign the kids up for skate lessons? See page 15 or 23 for lesson information!

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www.HeritageBluffs.com • 815-467-7888 24355 W Bluff Road, Channahon

Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club

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 in the area. Designed by noted architect Dick Nugent and built by Wadsworth Golf Construction Company, Heritage Bluffs provides a challenging golf experience for every golfer.

Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club offers: • 18 hole, par 72 layout • 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 • Three 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

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

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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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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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 Pavilion Reservations Electronic Sign Wagner Family Community Park Peggy Chapman RESIDENT Deer Path Park Markowski Family The Channahon Park District is accepting resident reservations for Diamond Park Null Family picnic pavilions at Central and Community Parks beginning Saturday, DuPage Park Den 6, Cub Scout Pack 444 January 13, 2018 for a $25 fee. Payment is required when the Henneberry Park reservation is made. Reservations on that day will be accepted from Bell Rd Sign Kids of Bayberry Ct. 7:00am-12:00pm on a WALK-IN ONLY BASIS at the Heritage Red Stable Ln. Sign Daisy Troop 75105 Crossing Field House with a photo ID and current utility bill. Heritage Crossing Field House Brownie Troop 774 Only one pavilion may be reserved on the first day. After 12:00pm on Louie Moorman Park Rayola Family January 13, reservations will be accepted in person or by the phone. Potawatomi Park Melissa Falkner Red Hawk Park Raske Family NONRESIDENT Ridge Park Daryl Cole Nonresident reservations will begin at 8:30am Monday, January 29, Seneca Park Debbie Kijowski & Kari Sullivan 2018 for a $100 fee. Payment is required when the reservation is Skateland Northern Illinois Junior Roller made. Pavilions are not available to nonresidents on the following Derby Team holiday dates: May 26-28, July 4, Sept 1-3, 2018. Yellow Pine Park Conroy Family ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED AT THE PAVILIONS ONLY WITH A PERMIT. Depending on the size of the group and activities planned, extra fees and liability insurance may be required. *To receive a refund ($5.00 processing fee for check and credit card refunds) cancellations must be made 10 days prior to the event and a refund request form must be filled out. For specific information on pavilion locations, permits and other amenities contact Ellen at 815-521-3005.

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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.

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.

Check out the party & rental opportunities on pages 46-48!

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

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. 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).

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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

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.

Commemorative Tree & Bench Programs

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 December 4 • Nonresident Registration Begins December 11

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.

3. Incomplete registration forms will NOT be processed and may be returned to sender.

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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.

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:_________________________________

IF PAYING BY CREDIT CARD OR CHECK

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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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Sensory Garden @Central Park Engraved Paver Program Opportunity

During the fall of 2017, Central Park in Channahon underwent a major renovation. One part of the renovation is the Sensory Garden, a beautiful collection of flowering perennials, a walking path and a seat wall with paved area. The garden will invite us to use all of our senses, to explore the gifts of nature and creates a setting for introspection.

Bench

Limestone Screening Path ADA Accessible Ranp

Prairie Demonstration Area

Perennial Garden Beds Engraved Paver Area Masonry Seat Wall

Existing Tree Turf Walk to Soccer Field

Bench Serviceberry Prairie Demonstration Area

Accessible Route to Sensory Garden

Interpretive Sign

Have you ever wanted to tell the world about someone or something that is important to you, or that you think should never be forgotten? Here is your opportunity to pay tribute, or to make sure no one ever forgets. You can purchase an engraved paver to share en event or accomplishment with all who visit the Sensory Garden. Choose from two sizes of locally made brick pavers. Standard Stones are approximately 6.75” x 8.25” and fit 4 lines of text with a maximum of 13 characters per line. Larger, XL Stones are approximately 8.25” x 13.75” and fit up to 6 lines of text, with a maximum of 16 characters per line. For more information  visit ChannahonPark.org or contact Janet Cherbak 815-521-3103 jcherbak@channahonpark.org

Arroyo Trails

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

Trails

Arroyo Trails will provide a significant and unique 78 acre nature park and walking trail. The park will include a one mile trail taking you along the ravine, stream, forest and meadow areas in nature. The park will feature many nature based elements and play and fitness opportunities including an outdoor classroom/amphitheater, council ring, tree top tower, slides, teepee village, picnic shelter with restrooms, fitness circuit and more. A great place for children, families, seniors, youth groups, local companies and service organizations to return to nature. Preliminary trail work will be done through the winter of 2017-18 in anticipation of a 2018-19 construction schedule.

Nature Based Play

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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From routine concerns to complex heart conditions, the Morris Hospital Cardiovascular Specialists are experienced local resources who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and advanced treatment of:

• Heart and vascular disease • Heart failure • Hypertension (High blood pressure) • Abnormal cholesterol

• Circulation problems of the lower extremity

• Chest pain or discomfort • Heart rhythm conditions

If you have a family history of heart disease, or if you have any concerns about your heart health, call 815-705-1000.

Located in the Morris Hospital Ridge Road Campus 27240 W. Saxony Drive, Channahon www.morrishospital.org/cvspecialists

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