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Fox Valley Park District

SUMMER 2012

Classes, programs & events for Families  ■ Children ■ Adults ■  Active Adults

Get out those

Paddles! Fox River comes to life June 3 p. 8, 35

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water park

Summer Stage to put on high-energy show p. 9, 111, 113

Wet and wild fun at Splash and Phillips p. 138, 139

‘FOOTLOOSE’ adventures

foxvalleyparkdistrict.org Resident Registration begins May 5


or . . .

A message from our Executive Direct

it’s been le is greater than the sum of its parts, and here’s an old saying in sports that the who together as a rstars is great, but the team that works proven again and again. A roster of supe cohesive unit is often greater. our staff works at the Fox Valley Park District. Each day, It’s a fitting analogy to how we operate ible. That poss s e our communities in the best way in unison, relying upon one another to serv ner. These part cies and businesses with which we extends to our residents and the many agen ything we seek to achieve. .8 million referendum for open relationships are the foundation to ever provided in 2008 with approval of a $44 ents resid our ort supp g lmin whe over een the two parties. We take A good example is the n’t happen without a level of trust betw does That ide. ict-w Distr ents ovem impr space acquisition and park ’ wishes and delivering on our promises. proud to say we are carrying out residents d more than 110 acres of that commitment very seriously, and I’m munities. We have secured and preserve com our for ends divid reap to s inue cont nal trails and renovated Four years later, the referendum tic fields, expanded our network of regio athle and s park new d adde e we’v tion, new parkland and open space. In addi ovements. pace dozens of older parks with modern impr rt Sports Complex, where we are keeping g. Work has already begun to expand Stua sprin this lding unfo are cts proje ing Two more excit more ball fields. addition of 11 new soccer fields and four makeover at the historic farm. It will be with demand for athletic fields with the iled at Blackberry Farm, part of a modern unve be will ture struc play e ntur adve By September, a new ity. ra, Montgomery and North Aurora an amazing addition of Disney-like qual we tip our hat to the communities of Auro year, this ary vers anni 65th its rates bonds make all of us And as the Park District celeb day. We’re all in this together, and those birth th 175 y happ a ra Auro of City the – our partners throughout – and wish ising future. stronger as we set our sights on a prom

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Nancy McCaul, CPRP Fox Valley Park District Executive Director

Board of Trustees Dan Barreiro Theodia Gillespie Paul Greviskes Nancy Hopp

Rachel Ossyra Chris Studebaker Bill Thompson

Executive Director Nancy McCaul, CPRP

1947

65 YEARS

2012

Our Mission

Enrich our community with fun, diverse and safe park and recreation experiences through environmentally and fiscally responsible actions. 1947

65 YEARS

2012

630-897-0516

Administrative Staff Diana Erickson

Director of Finance & Administration 630-897-0516

Mike Erickson

Director of Parks & Facility Maintenance 630-897-0516

Laurie Hoffman

Director of Recreation & Communications 630-897-0516

Mark Johnson, CPRP Chief of Park Police & Public Safety 630-264-7421

Jeff Palmquist, CPRP Director of Planning, Development & Grants 630-897-0516

Debbie Thompson

Executive Assistant & Assistant Board Secretary 630-897-0516 2

The Fox Valley Park District has been awarded the country’s most prestigious honor in the parks and recreation profession, winning the 2009 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management as presented by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration and the National Recreation and Park Association.

The Fox Valley Park District has been recognized as an Illinois Association of Park Districts and Illinois Park and Recreation Association Distinguished Agency, the highest award an agency can receive from either association.


Contents

Registration begins May 5

What’s Inside…

Special Events

4

Tours & Visits

115

Visit the farm Blackberry Farm offers special events all summer long. p. 6, 7, 137

Health, Wellness & Fitness

11

Prime Times

120

E-Fit Interactive Fitness Room

17

Birthday Parties

125

Concerts in the Park Six evenings of free music. p. 8, 10

Sports

18

Fox Force Volunteer Program

129

Baseball

22

Red Oak Nature Center

132

Grab a paddle! Mid-American Canoe & Kayak Race. p. 8, 35

Basketball

24

Outdoor Facilities

133

Splash Bash / Phillips Fest Celebrate at both water parks. p. 8, 38

Soccer

25

Blackberry Farm

136

Tennis

28

Outdoor Aquatic Centers

138

Volleyball

31

Season Pass Form

140

Golf

32

Vaughan Aquatic Center

141

Aquatics

36

Vaughan Field House

142

Martial Arts

49

Vaughan Tennis Center

143

Cheer & Poms

53

Vaughan Fitness Center

144

JumpStart! Exciting incentives for kids to get fit. p. 11

Gymnastics & Tumbling

54

Eola Fitness Center

148

Staying healthy, step-by-step Golden Foxes Walking Club for seniors. p. 16, 123

Nature Programs

61

Prisco Fitness Center

151

Just for Scouts

67

Orchard Valley Golf Course

152

Arts & Crafts

68

Orchards Restaurant

153

Aquatic Season Passes Summer-long fun at a discount. p. 48, 140

Medley

71

Información en Español

154

Sleep under the stars Family Camp-Out at Blackberry Farm. p. 62, 66

Summer Camps

77

Registration Information

155

Early Childhood

91

Registration Form

156

Creative Play Preschool

99

Activity Guide Information

157

Celebrate July It’s Park & Recreation Month. p. 63

Dance

103

Staff & Facility Directory

158

Summer Camps Over 75 camps to choose from! p. 77

Drama

108

Community Center Information 159

Music

112

Index

160

Shows

113

FVSRA

162

Great Day, Great Cause Golf for Kids Benefit Outing at Orchard Valley. p. 9, 34 Cut ‘Footloose’ Summer Stage presents a high-energy, family-friendly production. p. 9, 109, 111

Free and Fun All that’s free, all summer long. p. 163

Summer Activity Guide 2012 Editor Graphic Design Photography Jeff Long, CPRP Dawn Hartman, CPRP Mary Beth Nolan Erika Swanson The Fox Valley Park District’s new comprehensive Activity Guide is published four times a year. Please keep your guide to refer to throughout the season. Park District residents receive the guide right on their doorstep! If your doorstep is missed during the delivery process, please email your address and ZIP Code to delivery@fvpd.net or leave a message on our delivery hotline at 630-966-4544. All Activity Guides also can be downloaded from our website at foxvalleyparkdistrict.org.

Mark your Calendar! Resident Registration Begins Saturday, May 5 8:30 a.m. Non-resident Registration Begins Monday, May 14 8:30 a.m. 3


Scholarship Opportunities Look for this icon for progams that offer scholarship opportunities. Residents who qualify receive up to $40 per program season.

Fun for everyone!

Special Events At Our Community Centers

Perform It Series Showcase: ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

Proud To Be an American: A Flag Day Musical Revue

A specialized performance class will perform songs, dances and short acting scenes from “Bye Bye Birdie” in a final showcase. Actors will wear colorful costumes reminiscent of the musical, and audience members can look forward to popular songs such as “Put On A Happy Face” and “A Lot of Livin’ to Do.” Tickets for the “Bye Bye Birdie” Showcase are $2. (KD)

Join us for coffee, dessert and a musical revue performed by a red, white and blue cast. Patriotic musical selections will include favorites such as “America the Beautiful,” “Yankee Doodle Dandy” and “God Bless the U.S.A.” Help celebrate the splendor of the American flag with music and dance inspired by the stars and stripes. Tickets are available May 14 at the Prisco Community Center. Registration closes Tuesday, June 12, at noon. (KD)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

All ages

$2

MIN: 10 / MAX: 200

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53829

W

May 23

6:30 p.m.

4

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to adult

$11

MIN: 50 / MAX: 250

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56195

W

June 13

1:30 p.m.


Special Events

Registration begins May 5

Movie Musical Mondays

Cinderella’s Ball

Dance over to Prisco for an afternoon showing of a family-friendly movie musical. Enjoy the toe-tapping tunes of musicals from different genres – classic to contemporary. Film titles will be revealed at Prisco two weeks before each showing. Additional snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. (KD)

Everyone is cordially invited to attend Cinderella’s Ball. Dress in a magical princess ball gown to dance with Cinderella and her friends. Enjoy a buffet meal, a royal craft and the magical hair stylings of the fairy godmother. All participants must pre-register by noon on Aug. 6. Parents, grandparents, uncles and aunts are encouraged to attend with the little princesses and princes. (KD)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y and up

$2(R) / $3(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 150

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56141

M

June 25, July 9, July 23, Aug. 6

2 to 4 p.m.

Flashback Decades Cabaret: 60s, 70s & 80s Enjoy an amazing evening of music and comedy performed around a piano. Talented performers host a benefit for the Summer Stage production of “Footloose.” Gift baskets from local businesses will be raffled off to lucky ticket buyers. This night of entertainment in a casual atmosphere also feature snacks and beverages available for purchase. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y and up & adult

$8

MIN: 20 / MAX: 300

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56142

Sa

June 30

7:30 p.m.

Perform It Series Showcase: ‘The Sound of Music’

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y and up

Per couple: $30(R) / $45(N) Each addl’ family member: $13(R) / $20(N)

MIN: 25 / MAX: 150

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56128

W

Aug. 8

4:30 to 6 p.m.

Miss Heart of the Valley Pageant Join in for an inspiring evening where contestants ages 12 to 16 compete for the chance to be crowned the first-ever Miss Heart of the Valley. Young ladies will demonstrate confidence, poise and grace. A panel of judges will determine the winners based on evening wear, a talent competition and formal business interviews. Tickets available at Prisco beginning July 24. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y and up & adult

$5

MIN: 50 / MAX: 250

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56207

Sa

Aug. 11

7 p.m.

This specialized performance class will perform songs, dances and short acting scenes from “The Sound of Music” in a final showcase. Actors will wear colorful lederhosen or Austrianinspired dresses reminiscent of the musical, and audience members can look forward to popular songs such as “Do-Re-Mi,” “The Lonely Goatherd” and “Edelweiss.” (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y and up & adult

$2

MIN: 20 / MAX: 200

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56449

Tu

July 24

5 p.m.

80s Prom Party Flash back to the 80s for a fun night at prom. The night will include dancing and tunes direct from the 1980s. Dress in an 80s prom dress or suit, or dress as a favorite 80s character and have a chance to win the costume contest. Additional snacks and refreshments will be available for purchase. Teens, adults and families are all welcome. Children 2 and under are free. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

All ages & adult

$6(R) / $9(N) 2Y and under free

MIN: 20 / MAX: 150

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56133

W

July 25

6:30 to 8 p.m.

5


Special Events At Blackberry Farm Mother’s Day at Blackberry Farm

Paco, the Donkey, Birthday Celebration

Spend a memorable family day at Blackberry Farm in honor of mom. Enjoy live entertainment and rides on the carousel and train. The first 50 moms to arrive receive a free giveaway on their special day. All park activities are included with admission fee. (LB) Age

Fee

Location

All ages

Adult: $4.25(R) / $7(N) Child/Senior: $3.75(R) / $6(N)

Blackberry Farm

Day

Date

Time

Su

May 13

Park hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Music: 1 p.m.

Sheep to Shawl

See how wool is sheared (it’s like a haircut for sheep) and witness the process that eventually turns wool into clothing items. Sheep-shearing demonstrations are at 1 and 3 p.m. All activities are included with daily admission to Blackberry Farm. (LB) Age

Fee

Location

All ages

Adult: $4.25(R) / $7(N) Child/Senior: $3.75(R) / $6(N)

Blackberry Farm

Day

Date

Time

Sa

May 19

Park hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Activities: Noon to 4 p.m.

Summer’s Here – Let’s Celebrate Celebrate the start of summer with music, an ice cream social, games and train and carousel rides. (LB)

Celebrate Paco’s birthday. Guests will enjoy fun games and activities, including a chance to break open a piñata. Cake will be served afterward while supplies last. (LB) Age

Fee

Location

All ages

Adult: $4.25(R) / $7(N) Child/Senior: $3.75(R) / $6(N)

Blackberry Farm

Day

Date

Time

Sa

June 2

1 to 2 p.m.

Rod and Reel Family Fishing Time Gather up the family and head to Blackberry Farm for some fishing fun. Pack a lunch to enjoy between casts. Bait will be provided. Explore the park afterward. Each person attending must be registered. Fishing poles are available to borrow; however, supply is limited. (LB) Age

Fee per person

Class Size

Location

2Y and up

$6(R) / $9(N)

MIN: 20 / MAX: 40

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54302

Sa

June 16

9 a.m. to noon

Vintage Baseball Game Enjoy baseball – America’s Pastime – as it was intended to be, when the sport showcased sportsmanship and gentlemanly behavior. The Oregon Ganymedes Baseball Club will take on the Somonauk Blue Stockings in a 1800s-era game. Fans are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs. (LB) Age

Fee

Location

All ages

Adult: $4.25(R) $7 (N) Child/Senior: $3.75(R) / $6(N)

Blackberry Farm

Time

Day

Date

Time

6 to 8 p.m.

Sa

June 16

1 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

2Y and up

$5(R) / $8(N)

MIN: 50 / MAX: 200

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

54306

Th

May 31

Father’s Day at Blackberry Farm Spend a memorable family day at Blackberry Farm in honor of dad. Enjoy live entertainment and rides on the carousel and train. Musical guest Lee Murdock will be playing his unique version of modern folk music featuring interpretive songs and melodic tales about the Great Lakes region and its rich history. The first 50 dads to arrive receive a free giveaway on their special day. All park activities are included with admission fee. (LB)

6

Age

Fee

Location

All ages

Adult: $4.25(R) / $7(N) Child/Senior: $3.75(R) / $6(N)

Blackberry Farm

Day

Date

Time

Su

June 17

Park hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Music: 1 p.m.


Special Events Tractor Show

All-American Girl Birthday Celebration

Visit Blackberry Farm and see antique tractors tracing back to the old farming days. (LB)

Travel back in time to enjoy four traditional birthday parties with some favorite fictional characters: Kirsten, Addy, Samantha and Josephina. Participants will enjoy candle-dipping, weaving, crafts, ice cream and live entertainment. Don’t miss Professor Farquar and Polecat Annie’s Great American Medicine Show! (LB)

Age

Fee

Location

All ages

Adult: $4.25(R) / $7(N) Child/Senior: $3.75(R) / $6(N)

Blackberry Farm

Day

Date

Time

Su

June 24

11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Antique Car Show The Antique Car Show features some of the coolest cars in the area, including street rods, customized cars and classic automobiles. (LB) Age

Fee

Location

All ages

Adult: $4.25(R) / $7(N) Child/Senior: $3.75(R) / $6(N)

Blackberry Farm

Day

Date

Time

Su

July 1

11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Age

Fee

Location

All ages

Adult: $4.25(R) / $7(N) Child/Senior: $3.75(R) / $6(N)

Blackberry Farm

Day

Date

Time

Sa

Aug. 4

Noon to 4 p.m.

Back-To-School Family Trivia Blowout Get ready for school with a trivia contest for families. Trivia contest starts at 6:15 p.m. Teams will consist of family members. Questions will be related to Blackberry Farm and Fox Valley Park District. Points will be earned for each correct answer. Grand prize will be a $25 Fox Valley Park District gift card. Enjoy the train and carousel rides after the trivia contest. Light refreshments will be served. (LB)

Hoedown on the Farm Enjoy a summer evening with the family and learn some of the latest country line dances. When you need to cool off, take a haywagon ride around Lake Gregory. Hot dogs and chips will be served. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

2Y and up

$8(R) / $12(N)

MIN: 50 / MAX: 200

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54307

F

July 6

6 to 8 p.m.

Fishing Derby for Kids Bring that lucky fishing pole and join in the fishing action at Blackberry Farm. Prizes will be awarded for most fish caught and biggest fish. Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing equipment, although a limited number of rods and reels will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Registration ends July 11. (LB)

Age

Fee per person

Class Size

Location

2Y and up & adult

$5(R) / $8(N)

MIN: 50 / MAX: 200

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54308

Tu

Aug. 7

6 to 8 p.m.

Civil War Living History Display Visit Blackberry Farm to see a Civil War Camp looked like. Re-enactors will be dressed in Civil War uniforms and have artifacts on display for viewing. The re-enactors also will answer questions about the Civil War. The Aurora Historical Society will have a display on site. (LB) Ages

Fee

Location

All ages

Adult: $4.25(R) / $7(N) Child/Senior: $3.75(R) / $6(N)

Blackberry Farm

Day

Date

Time

Sa-Su

Aug. 11 to 12

Sa: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Su: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

Ice Cream Socials

4Y to 15Y & adult

$6(R) / $9(N)

MIN: 20 / MAX: 40

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Cool off on a hot day with free ice cream at Blackberry Farm, sponsored by Colonial Café and Ice Cream. Free ice cream is included with admission while supplies last. (LB)

54305

Sa

July 14

8 to 10 a.m.

Model Train Extravaganza See model trains in several displays, including HO, O gauge and Lego. (LB) Age

Fee

Location

All ages

Adult: $4.25(R) / $7(N) Child/Senior: $3.75(R) / $6(N)

Blackberry Farm

Day

Date

Time

Sa-Su

July 21 to 22

11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Age

Fee

Location

All ages

Adult: $4.25(R) / $7(N) Child/Senior: $3.75(R) / $6(N)

Blackberry Farm

Day

Date

Time

Sa

June 16

1 to 2 p.m.

Su

July 15

1 to 2 p.m.

Sa

Aug. 4

1 to 2 p.m.

Su

Sept. 16

1 to 2 p.m.

7


Special Events At Our Parks

Around Fox Valley

Concerts in the Park

Flower Power Planting Parties

Stop by the free outdoor concerts throughout the summer at Fr ee various parks. Bring a lawn chair, roll out a blanket and enjoy ! music under the stars. All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. The 2012 Concerts in the Park series is sponsored by BMO Harris. (DS)

This one-day event is open to all volunteers, 10 years and older, who would like to help beautify their communities. Join Park District greenhouse crews at select sites to put the trowels and shovels to dirt and plant a variety of annuals and perennials, then enjoy the natural beauty all season long! To sign up, call Debbie Smith at 630-966-4555. (JC)

Age

Fee

All ages

Free

Day

Dates

Time

Location

Band

Th

June 14

7:30 to 9 p.m.

McCullough Park

Yorkville Big Band

Th

June 21

7:30 to 9 p.m.

Montgomery Park*

Smokin’ Gunz

Th

July 5

7:30 to 9 p.m.

Montgomery Park*

Saturday June Band

Th

July 19

7:30 to 9 p.m.

Montgomery Park*

Jonathan Devin and New Country

Th

July 26

7:30 to 9 p.m.

McCullough Park

Aurora American Legion Band

Th

Aug. 2

7:30 to 9 p.m.

McCullough Park

August

Please check foxvalleyparkdistrict.org for concert updates. *Partnership with Village of Montgomery

At Our Water Parks Splash Bash Celebrate the start of summer at Splash Country Water Park! Splash Bash will feature giant inflatables, a live DJ spinning tunes, interactive dancing and water games. All activities are included with daily admission. A one-day season pass sale will be held as well, with the day’s admission fee deducted from the season pass price. (JH) Age

Fee

Location

All ages

Regular daily admission

Splash Country Water Park

Fr e

e!

Age

Fee

Locations

10Y and up

Free

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center, Splash Country Water Park, Blackberry Farm

Day

Date

Time

Sa

May 12

8 to 11 a.m.

Mid-American Canoe & Kayak Race Experience the excitement of paddling the scenic Fox River while enjoying this classic tradition that dates back to the 1960s. Paddlers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Two race lengths are offered – with start lines in St. Charles (10 miles) and Batavia (6 miles) – both finishing with a post-race lunch party and awards ceremony at McCullough Park. Pre-race pickup on Friday, June 1, 5:30 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 2, 9 to 11 a.m. (JI) Age

Day

Date

All ages

Su

June 3

Barcode

Time

Fee

Starting Location

54123

9 a.m.

Adult Team: $50 Adult Paddler: $25 Paddler under 16: $15

St. Charles: Mt. St. Mary’s Park

54124

10:30 a.m.

Adult Team: $40 Adult Paddler: $20 Paddler under 16: $15

Batavia: VFW on Route 25

54127

9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Adult Team: $70 Adult Paddler: $35

St. Charles: Mt. St. Mary’s Park and Batavia: VFW on Route 25

Canoe Rental Package: Rental package includes Mid-Am registration for 2 paddlers, lunch, T-shirt, goodie bag, shuttle, canoe rental, paddles and PFDs

Day

Date

Time

54125

9 a.m.

$95

St. Charles: Mt. St. Mary’s Park

Sa

June 9

Noon to 3 p.m.

54156

10:30 a.m.

$80

Batavia: VFW on Route 25

Kayak Rental Package: Rental package includes Mid-Am registration for 1 paddler, lunch, T-shirt, goodie bag, shuttle, kayak rental, paddle and PFDs

Phillips Fest Celebrate the start of summer at Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center! Phillips Fest will feature giant inflatables, a live DJ spinning tunes, interactive dancing and water games. All activities are included with daily admission. A one-day season pass sale will be held as well, with the day’s admission fee deducted from the season pass price. (JH) Age

Fee

Location

All ages

Regular daily admission

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center

Day

Date

Time

Sa

June 16

Noon to 3 p.m.

8

54128

9 a.m.

$55

St. Charles: Mt. St. Mary’s Park

54129

10:30 a.m.

$45

Batavia: VFW on Route 25

Fox Valley Amazing Race Create a team of four adults and embark on an amazing race – just like the famous TV show! Team members are given a map and sets of clues to get started, but the key is figuring out how to get to the finish. During this five-hour trip, there are several pit stops to challenge participants mentally and physically. Fee includes a T-shirt and pizza celebration afterward during an awards ceremony. (JR) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

21Y and up

$88 per team

MIN: 10 / MAX: 48

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53755

Sa

Aug. 11

12:30 to 6 p.m.


Special Events Summer Stage Presents ‘Footloose’ Get ready to cut loose this summer with a high-energy, high-steppin’, family-friendly production of “Footloose.” Based on the 1984 film, “Footloose” tells the musical story of a teenager from Chicago who moves to a small town where music and dancing have been banned. He shakes up the town and helps heal their hurt. The diverse score includes hit songs “Holding out for a Hero,” “Let’s Hear it for the Boy,” “Almost Paradise” and the title song, “Footloose.” Tickets available at Paramount Theatre box office starting June 25 by calling 630-896-6666. (KD) Age

Location

All ages

Paramount Theatre

Day

Date

Time

Tickets

F

July 20

7 p.m.

Seniors/Ages 3Y to 17Y: $7 Ages 18Y and up: $9

Sa

July 21

2 and 7 p.m.

Seniors/Ages 3Y to 17Y: $9 Ages 18Y and up: $13

Su

July 22

2 p.m.

Seniors/Ages 3Y to 17Y: $9 Ages 18Y and up: $13

At Orchard Valley Golf Course

At Red Oak Bug Fest What has six legs, three body parts and is found all over? Insects, of course! Celebrate those six-legged friends at the annual family-friendly Bug Fest event. Start the adventure at Lippold Park with fun bug games and insect encounters. Then travel either the stroller-friendly Fox River Trail or head into the woods on the wood-chipped hiking trails toward Red Oak Nature Center on the search for bugs and bugrelated activities. David Stokes will present “Arthropods for Fun” at Red Oak at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. and noon. Harry the Bee Keeper will talk about bees at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Snacks, beverages and bee products will be available for purchase. (MG)

Fr e

e!

Age

Fee

Location

All ages & adult

Free

Lippold Park and Red Oak Nature Center

Day

Date

Time

Sa

Aug. 25

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fox Valley Park Foundation’s Golf for Kids Benefit Golf Outing Enjoy a memorably rewarding day of golf and camaraderie while helping a great cause as well. Proceeds from this outing support The First Tee of Aurora and Fox River Valley, which funds scholarships that provide golfing opportunities to area children. Each registered golfer receives a valuable tee gift, green fees with cart for 18 holes, lunch and dinner at Orchards Restaurant, door prizes, raffle prizes and drink tickets. Age

Day

Date

Fee

All ages

M

June 25

$175

Format

Location

4-Player Team Scramble or Individual Stroke Play

Orchard Valley Golf Course

Save the Dates! Junior Theater: ‘Thunder Mountain’ Join us for a fun performance featuring our talented youth. Theatrical thunder and lightning leads the action of this play from road to mountain trail to mountain top. Watch as the townspeople of a small village confront a dragon. Paper tickets are available beginning July 25 at Prisco Community Center. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to adult

$5

MIN: 50 / MAX: 250

Prisco Community Center

Day

Date

Time

Sa

Sept. 1

3 p.m.

Su

Sept. 2

3 p.m.

Fall Festival Fr e

e!

Visit the woods for some fall color fun. Travel through the woods doing fun fall activities and crafts. Parents must accompany their children to this free event. (MG)

Age

Fee

Location

All ages & adult

Free

Red Oak Nature Center

Day

Date

Time

Sa

Oct. 20

1 to 3 p.m.

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July 5 Saturday June Band* Montgomery Park

June 21 Smokin’ Gunz* Montgomery Park

July 19 Jonathan Devin and New Country* Montgomery Park

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McCullough Park 150 W. Illinois Ave. Aurora

July 26 Aurora American Legion Band McCullough Park August 2 August McCullough Park

Montgomery Park River Street & Mill Street Montgomery

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For concert updates, visit foxvalleyparkdistrict.org


Get fit, be active!

Health, Wellness & Fitness

Vaughan Athletic Center is fighting childhood obesity by offering a series of classes that will “jumpstart” a healthy diet and exercise for kids. Participants will receive a prize after attending any of the classes below. All classes are ongoing and there is no prize limit. • Yoga 101 • Cycling 101 • ZumbAtomic

• KidFit Youth Exercise Classes • Working It Out Together •W  olf Pack Jr. Running Club (page 12)

Yoga 101

Working It Out Together

These classes teach kids the fundamentals behind yoga and set a healthier quality of life for years to come. Time and day are subject to change; please refer to the current Vaughan Athletic Center group exercise schedule. (AA)

This program is designed to encourage kids and parents to work out together and develop a healthy lifestyle. Specific equipment will be set aside to allow children ages 11 to 13 to work out with their parents. All children under the age of 16 are required to complete an equipment orientation prior to utilizing the fitness floor. (AA)

Age

Fee

Location

11Y and up; 9Y to 10Y with adult

Free with Vaughan Fitness Membership or Drop-in rate: $6(R) / $8(N)

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Day

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Age

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11Y to 13Y & adult

Vaughan Athletic Center

Time

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Days

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3:45 to 4:30 p.m.

Free with Vaughan Fitness Membership or Drop-in rate: $6(R) / $8(N)

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Cycling 101 This program offers a cardio workout. Participants will listen to favorite tunes while riding stationary bikes. The workout is followed by a cooldown and stretch. Time and day are subject to change; please refer to the current Vaughan Athletic Center group exercise schedule. (AA)

ZumbAtomic This Zumba program is tailored to active teens. Zumba fuses Latin rhythms and fast-paced dance steps to create a dynamic workout system much like attending a dance party. Zumba uses a variety of styles in its routines including salsa, merengue, cha cha and cumbia steps. Music selections include both fast and slow rhythms to help tone and sculpt the body. (JN) (AA)

Age

Fee

Location

11Y and up

Free with Vaughan Fitness Membership or Drop-in rate: $6(R) / $8(N)

Vaughan Athletic Center Studio II

Day

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KidFit Youth Exercise Class KidFit is a youth fitness class designed for kids ages 7 to 11. Fun cardio activities get the kids moving while building self-esteem and helping them adopt a healthy lifestyle. Time and day are subject to change; please refer to the current Vaughan Athletic Center group exercise schedule. (AA) Age

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Wolf Pack Junior Running Club The Wolf Pack Junior Running Club provides a great introduction for younger kids to experience the sport of running for the first time. The running club focuses on pace, breathing, mechanics, speed, endurance, injury prevention and cross training. The Junior Wolf Pack is available to any school or recreational organization that is looking for professional training during the off season. The club is coached by Julio Mercado, a former member of the Mexican National Running Team, and an assistant area high school coach. (AA) Age

Fee

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7Y to 13Y

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Vaughan Athletic Center

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56123

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Wolf Pack Running Club Anyone looking to improve on their 800m, 1 mile, 5K, 10K, half-marathon or marathon time can join this running club that focuses on pace, breathing, mechanics, speed, endurance, injury prevention and cross training. Sessions meet outside at various local parks and running trails. In inclement weather, training will be held on the upstairs fitness track at the Vaughan Center. (AA)

This program introduces children to the proper way to exercise using hand weights and barbells. A certified personal trainer oversees this class. (JN) Age

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11Y to 16Y

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Eola Community Center

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Sport Moves 101 This program incorporates sports moves to improve agility, balance, coordination, strength, endurance and speed. (JN) Age

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Eola Community Center

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IROC: I’m Reducing Obesity in Children

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Kids Weights

As part of the Making Kane Fit for Kids Initiative, Fox Valley Park District is partnering with American Cancer Society and Provena Mercy Medical Center to provide a series of workshops that emphasize proper nutrition education for parents and children including goal setting and motivation related to healthy behavior issues. The workshops consist of parents attending nutrition classes presented by a registered dietitian while children participate in a cooking demonstration. (SC)

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The Fox Valley Park District is taking a leading role in the battle against childhood obesity. Teaching children the importance of exercise and nutrition provides them a solid foundation for a healthy future. The District is a part of the partnership group that developed the strategic action principles that guide the Making Kane County Fit for Kids campaign. Those principles were used to develop the “Fit Kids 2020 Plan” that provides guidelines, strategies and action steps to put children on the path toward healthy living. The plan also includes initiatives and ideas that communities and residents can employ together to create an environment where children learn to make smart lifestyle choices that are beneficial toward their long-term health and well-being. Visit makingkanefitforkids.org.


Health, Wellness & Fitness For Teens & Adults Metabolic Circuit Training – Indoors

Participants will utilize some of the same tools seen on The Biggest Loser, such as the kettlebell, ropes and TRX. This program is taught by Bill Waltzek from ForwardFit. (JN)

For Adults Tai Chi for Health Tai Chi is a unique way of exercising through graceful, slow, smooth and round movements. Follow a routine designed to free minds and bodies of stress. Classes can be taken either one or two days a week. (KJ)

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Eola Community Center

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Eola Community Center

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Self-Defense for Women This practical program offers women awareness information and common-sense prevention tactics for avoiding violent situations. Also practice using physical techniques to escape an attacker. Wear sturdy, comfortable clothing. Instructor David Carr has more than 30 years of experience in the martial arts and is a 6th degree black belt in karate. (KJ) Age

Fee

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13Y and up

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Eola Community Center

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July 22

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Slides & Shuffle Class Enjoy a workout while learning the hottest line dances, shuffles and slides in this oneof-a-kind class. Step-by-step instructions and great music make the time fly. (AA) Age

Fee

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16Y and up

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Vaughan Athletic Center

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TRX Suspension Training Learn to use the TRX Suspension System – a training method that a person’s body weight and gravity to build strength, balance, coordination, flexibility and joint stability. Participants will engage their core muscles, which include the pelvis, abs, back and chest muscles. Strong and stable core muscles help to prevent injuries. (JN) Age

Fee

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18Y to 55Y

$80(R) / $120(N)

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Eola Community Center

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Date

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Check it out! Check out Eola Fitness Center on pages 148 to 149, Prisco Fitness Center on page 151 and Vaughan Athletic Center on pages 144 to 146. 13


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Health, Wellness & Fitness For Active Adults Hatha Yoga for Active Adults

Gentle Yoga for Active Adults

Hatha Yoga is for beginner and experienced students, with the focus of development a personal practice. Every pose can be modified for any level. Practicing postures, breathing and relaxation techniques will reduce stress, increase flexibility, strengthen the body and balance the body, mind and emotions. This class is a combination of both Hatha and Yin Yoga practices. (JHP)

Learn the benefits of yoga: improved flexibility and mobility as well as an increased range of movement to help reduce common aches and pains. Yoga also helps in reducing stress and enhancing relaxation. This class can be done on the floor with a mat or in a chair, whichever is most comfortable. Please bring a mat to class. All other equipment is provided. Register for either one or two days a week. Instructor is Neeta Mohanty. (JHP)

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55Y and up

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Prisco Community Center

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Zumba Gold for 50 & Better This is a unique exercise class choreographed for active older adults and/ or beginners. Move to the beat of the Latin American salsa, tango and merengue. No dance knowledge required. Zumba Gold is a low-impact, full-body cardio workout with a focus on abdominal. Instructor Regina Rahman is certified in Zumba Basic 1 and Zumba Gold as well as AFAA certified. No class May 30 and July 4. (JHP) Age

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50Y and up

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Prisco Community Center

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Taiji Quan for 55 & Better Sometimes called “moving meditation,� Taiji Quan is a slow, gentle exercise that encourages balance, good circulation and stress reduction. This class is particularly appropriate for those 55 and over who are seeking a low-impact form of exercise. Those who sign up for one day per week may come either Tuesday or Thursday as schedule permits. Head instructor David Carr has been practicing Taiji Quan for more than 20 years. No class the week of July 4. (JHP)

Age

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$30(R) / $40(N)

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Prisco Community Center

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Target every muscle and joint in the body, with the first 40 minutes of each session devoted to a yang series of poses to increase strength and flexibility. Then move to yin (cool) yoga that targets connective tissues, allowing the body to rebuild the spine and hips. All poses can be modified to suit anyone at any stage of development. Instructor Maureen Fogerty is certified and Yoga Alliance trained. (JHP) Age

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21Y and up

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Prisco Community Center

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Exercise for Ages 55 & Better Low-impact aerobics, light resistance training and flexibility work can help participants gain stamina and strength for daily activities. This program is taught by certified group exercise instructor Lynda Carr. No class July 4. (JHP) Age

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55Y and up

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Prisco Community Center

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8:30 to 9:15 a.m.

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10:30 to 11 a.m.

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July 24 to Aug. 30

10:30 to 11 a.m.

Check it out! Check out the full lineup of aquatics fitness and health programs on pages 46 and 47.

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Health, Wellness & Fitness Chair-Seated Exercise/Yoga for Active Adults This chair-seated exercise class focuses on strength training, stability, yoga, deep breathing and light weights. This is a great program for those whose balance might not be good or anyone who can’t stand for an extended period of time but would like to get some exercise. Instructor is Neeta Mohanty. No class July 4. (JHP)

E-Fit Room E-Fit Boot Camp This interactive-style fitness training in the E-Fit room encompasses a variety of workout techniques, combined with the high-tech Sportwall and XerDance systems. Dress in comfortable clothing. (KJ)

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Eola Community Center

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7 to 8 p.m.

Golden Foxes Walking Club Summer Schedule Fr e

Join active walkers age 55 and better on Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m. at the following locations. If the weather is too cold or rainy, then we will walk inside at the Prisco Center. The Walking Club is free to join and there is no charge to be a member! (JHP) e!

MAY

JUNE

JULY

AUGUST

1-Gilman

5-Mastodon

3-Montgomery

7-New Haven

8- Waubonsie

12-Gilman

10-Lincoln

14-Montgomery

15- New Haven

19-Waubonsie

17-Mastodon

21-Lincoln

22- Montgomery

26-New Haven

24-Gilman

28-Mastodon

29- Lincoln

31-Waubonsie

Specific locations are as follows: • Lincoln Park – walking trail next to FVPD Greenhouse at Russell and Lakewood • Mastodon Lake – walking trail around the lake in Phillips Park at Smith Boulevard and Ray Moses Drive • Gilman Trail – walking trail starting at Blackberry Farm off Barnes Road • Waubonsie Lake Park –walking trail around Waubonsie Lake off Kautz Road • New Haven – New Haven Avenue, just west of Highland Avenue • Montgomery Park – park in main lot off Mill Street; meet at shelter

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Group Rentals & Team Outings $6 per guest

Bring your group or team to the E-Fit Interactive Fitness Room for a unique gaming and fitness experience! An E-Fit attendant will lead relay races and activities on the Sportwall, XerDance Dance Pads, Climbing Wall and Wii. 11/2 hour private use of E-Fit Room and activity leader (Min. 12 / Max. 30)

Call 630-851-8990 to reserve a date


Interactive Fitness Room

E-Fit

Pun Pas ch $20 ses

Get fit in our interactive gaming arcade where guests can run, jump, climb and dance their way to physical fitness! The E-Fit Room uses state-of-the-art fitness technology to create a fun cardio, speed/ skill and core strength workout experience.

P

5 Ge ass $40 t 1 Free Buy Pass 10 2 Fr Get ee

Buy

E-Fit Equipment: Ages 5 & up 52-inch LCD TV with Guitar Hero Aerosmith and World Tour Complete Band Guitars, drums & microphone

Air Hockey Table 3-Point Throw Down Basketball Game Nintendo Wii

Wii Fit, Wii Dance, Mario Kart, DJ Hero, Wii Sports Resort and Wii Play

XerDance Dance Pads

Dance/cardio workout includes 150 song selections

Sportwall Training System

Relay races, games, sport-specific training, conditioning and endurance

Indoor Climbing Wall Traverse climbing

E-Fit Equipment: Ages 2 & up Electronic Playground

Re Birt ntals a nd hda y Ava Partie ilab s Call le 630 -851 -89 for m ore 90 info rma tion

Chase the Lights, Find Skippy the Dog & Carry a Tune games • All participants ages 17 and under need a parent-signed waiver to receive a Park District ID card. • Parents are required to remain in the building for children ages 4 and under. • Children ages 5 and up may be dropped off. • Gym shoes required.

Eola Community Center 555 S. Eola Road, Aurora 630-851-8990

Drop-In Hours $4 per hour (age 5 & up) Day M/W Tu Sa

Time 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Rentals $6 per guest (11/2 hours) Great for Scout groups, team parties and clubs. Call for availability. 17


Open Gym Schedule Open gym is available at the Vaughan Athletic Center or the Prisco and Eola Community Centers. Times listed are subject to change to accommodate leagues and programs. Players must obtain a Park District ID to participate in open gym programs. Vaughan Athletic Center

Get in the game!

Sports

For updated schedules, call 630-907-9600. Description

Fee Per Visit

Ages

Day

Time

Teen Open Basketball

$3(R) / $4(N)

13Y to 17Y

M/W/F

3 to 6 p.m.

Youth Open Basketball

Youth: $3(R) / $4(N) Adult: $4(R) / $5(N)

12Y and under & parent

Sa/Su

2 to 4 p.m.

Adult Open Basketball

$4(R) / $5(N)

18Y and up Tu/F

Noon to 2 p.m.

Adult Open Basketball

$4(R) / $5(N)

18Y and up W

6:30 to 9 p.m.

Eola Community Center

For updated schedules, call 630-851-8990. Description

Fee Per Visit

Adult Open Badminton

$4(R) / $5(N)

18Y and up Tu/Su

Ages

Day

Time Tu: 8:15 to 10 p.m. Su: 7:30 to 11 a.m.

Adult Open Volleyball

$4(R) / $5(N)

18Y and up M

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Adult Open Basketball

$4(R) / $5(N)

18Y and up W/F

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Adult Open Table Tennis

$4(R) / $5(N)

18Y and up W/F

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Youth Basketball Open Gym*

$3(R) / $4(N)

13Y to 17Y M/W

3:30 to 6 p.m.

Youth Badminton Open Gym*

$3(R) / $4(N)

11Y to 17Y Su

Noon to 3 p.m.

*Summer Open Gym days may be canceled due to low participation.

Prisco Community Center

For updated schedules, call 630-859-8606.

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Description

Fee Per Visit

Ages

Day

Time

Open Pickleball

Youth: $3(R) / $4(N) Adult: $4(R) / $5(N)

16Y and up

M/W

8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Youth Open Basketball

$3(R) / $4(N)

13Y to 17Y

F

4 to 5:30 p.m.

Adult Open Basketball

$4(R) / $5(N)

18Y and up

Sa

1 to 3:30 p.m.

Adult Open Volleyball

$4(R) / $5(N)

18Y and up

F

6:30 to 9 p.m.


Sports General Sports Skateboarding Lessons

Parent-Tot Sports

Beginners will learn how to start, stop, drop in, ollies, basic ramp riding, balance and tricks. Intermediate riders will be taught skills and tricks based on their abilities. Participants must bring a non-commercial skateboard and helmet as well as knee, elbow and wrist guards. Instructor is Frank Pope. (KJ)

Parents and children can have fun together while learning a variety of sports, including soccer, basketball, hockey, T-ball and others. This class is great for simple motor skills such as catching, throwing, batting, shooting, passing and anything that involves hand-eye coordination. Parents participate with their children. This program is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. (KW) (JR)

Day

Class Size

Location

W

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Hupp Skate Park

Barcode

Fee

Date

Time

Age

55351

$55(R) / $80(N)

May 2 to 23

4 to 5 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

2Y to 3Y & adult

$66(R) / $99(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 30

Eola Community Center

5Y to 7Y

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

F

June 8 to July 20

9:15 to 10 a.m.

55352

$110(R) / $150(N)

May 2 to 23

5 to 7 p.m.

8Y to 13Y

55397

55353

$55(R) / $80(N)

June 6 to 27

4 to 5 p.m.

5Y to 7Y

55398

Sa

June 9 to July 21

8:30 to 9:15 a.m.

55354

$110(R) / $150(N)

June 6 to 27

5 to 7 p.m.

8Y to 13Y

55355

$55(R) / $80(N)

July 11 to Aug. 1

4 to 5 p.m.

5Y to 7Y

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

55356

$110(R) / $150(N)

July 11 to Aug. 1

5 to 7 p.m.

8Y to 13Y

2Y to 3Y & adult

$66(R) / $99(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Vaughan Athletic Center

55357

$55(R) / $80(N)

Aug. 8 to 29

4 to 5 p.m.

5Y to 7Y

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55358

$110(R) / $150(N)

Aug. 8 to 29

5 to 7 p.m.

8Y to 13Y

55943

Tu

June 12 to July 24

5:15 to 6 p.m.

55359

$55(R) / $80(N)

Sept. 5 to 26

4 to 5 p.m.

5Y to 7Y

55944

F

June 15 to July 27

9:15 to 10 a.m.

55360

$110(R) / $150(N)

Sept. 5 to 26

5 to 7 p.m.

8Y to 13Y Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

2Y to 3Y & adult

$66(R) / $99(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56192

Th

June 14 to July 26

5:45 to 6:30 p.m.

56193

F

June 15 to July 27

10 to 10:45 a.m.

Wrestling This introductory course focuses on instruction of the basic skills of folkstyle wrestling with emphasis on having fun while performing drills and techniques. (RM) Fee

Age

Class Size

Location

$60(R) / $90(N)

4Y to 11Y

MIN: 5 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56094

M

May 14 to June 25

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Floor Hockey This action-packed program teaches the importance of teamwork and the basic skills of passing, shooting and stick handling before the skates go on. This program is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. No Class on July 4. (JR)

56095

Tu

May 15 to June 26

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

56096

M

July 2 to Aug. 13

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Class Size

Fee

Location

56097

Tu

July 3 to Aug. 14

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

$66(R) / $99(N)

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

55940

Tu

June 12 to July 24

11 a.m. to noon

4Y to 6Y

55941

W

June 13 to Aug. 1

5 to 6 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

55942

W

June 13 to Aug. 1

6 to 7 p.m.

6Y to 8Y

Sports Just For Fun This supervised program keeps kids engaged in safe and fun activities, playing soccer, basketball and T-ball. (RM) Class Size

Fee

Location

MIN: 8 / MAX: 30

$35(R) / $70(N)

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

56099

M/F

May 21 to July 6

1:45 to 2:30 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

56101

M/F

May 21 to July 6

2:30 to 3:15 p.m.

7Y to 10Y

56098

Tu/Th

May 22 to July 5

1 to 1:45 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

56100

Tu/Th

May 22 to July 5

1:45 to 2:30 p.m.

7Y to 10Y

56176

M/F

July 9 to Aug. 24

1:45 to 2:30 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

56178

M/F

July 9 to Aug. 24

2:30 to 3:15 p.m.

7Y to 10Y

56175

Tu/Th

July 10 to Aug. 23

1 to 1:45 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

56177

Tu/Th

July 10 to Aug. 23

1:45 to 2:30 p.m.

7Y to 10Y

Thanks! We appreciate all of our volunteers! Thank you to all of our many volunteers who have given of their time and talent during the spring. We appreciate all the people who volunteered as coaches, program volunteers, at special events and at all other activities that time and talent was given. 19


Sports Multi-Sports

Boxing Training

Little superstars can learn the importance of teamwork and sportsmanship while instructors attempt to spark an interest in kids to play a variety of sports. Sports covered include basketball, hockey, soccer, baseball and football. These programs are taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. No class July 4 at Vaughan or July 5 at Eola. (KW) (JR) (RM)

Students can train with former professional boxer and Golden Gloves champion Jesse Torres at the Copley II Recreation Center. Young fighters will learn effective training and conditioning techniques involving jump rope, exercise machines, heavy bags and speed bags. Once trained, they will pair up in the ring for practice bouts. Pre-registration is required. (RM)

Fr e

e!

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 4Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

8Y and up

Free

MIN: 1 / MAX: 200

Copley II Gym

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55810

M-Th

July 2 to Sept. 27

5 to 8 p.m.

56181

Tu

June 12 to July 24

11 to 11:45 a.m.

56182

F

June 15 to July 27

10:45 to 11:30 a.m.

56184

F

June 15 to July 27

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 6Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 30

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55634

Th

June 14 to Aug. 2

11 a.m. to noon

Class Size

Fee

Location

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

$66(R) / $99(N)

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

55846

Tu

June 12 to July 24

10 to 11 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

55847

W

June 13 to Aug 1

9:15 to 10 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

55848

F

June 15 to July 27

10 to 10:45 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

55849

F

June 15 to July 27

10:45 to 11:45 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

Fencing This program is for both new and experienced fencing students. Students will learn about basic attacks and defenses while learning a variety of combinations and moves. Each class features conditioning, drilling and bouting (actual fencing) with time set aside for individual instruction. All fencing equipment is provided. Note: Parents are eligible for 50 percent off enrollment fees. (RM) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 12Y & adult

Child: $55(R) / $82(N) Adult: $28(R) / $41(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 16

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55811

Tu

June 5 to July 10

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Table Tennis Instruction This table tennis class is designed to improve fundamental skills. Players will be taught a variety of techniques and skills and will apply them in match situations. Players must bring their own paddle. (KJ) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

10Y and up

$60(R) / $80(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 10

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55860

W

June 13 to July 18

6 to 7 p.m.

Inline and Quad Skating Lessons This program is for beginners and more advanced skaters. Safety will be covered along with starting, stopping, forward crossovers, hockey stops, backward skating, skating with a partner, simple jumps and spins and basic jam moves. Parents may skate the warm-up times with their kids for free! Participants may stay to skate during the Saturday public session immediately following class at no additional charge. No class Aug. 4 and Sept. 1. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y and up

$46(R) / $69(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 15

Aurora Skate Center, 34W113 Montgomery Road

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

54464

Sa

June 30 to Aug. 11

Noon to 1 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 15

54465

Sa

Aug. 18 to Sept. 29

Noon to 1 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 15

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Mondays & Wednesdays Open hours - 9 a.m. to noon* Eola Community Center Ages: up to 5 years $2 per hour A time to socialize for children and parents in a safe and fun environment. *Climbing Wall and Sportwall Training System are not available during this time.


Sports Ready, aim

Archery

Hut, hut!

Football

Archery I

Sports Academy Flag Football

Learn proper techniques on how to handle and shoot a bow and arrow. Equipment is provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own. Archery I is required to continue on in Archery II or 3-D Archery classes. Register at least three working days before the start of the first class. This program is taught by master coach and national champion archer Bill Berger. (MG)

Young athletes will discover the excitement of competition while learning the basics of football. The program consists of two training sessions to introduce the participants to the program. On June 18, participants will separate into practice teams and will be given a T-shirt for team uniforms. This program is taught by Skyhawks Sports. (KJ)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y and up

$24(R) / $36(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Lippold Outdoor Recreation Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53066

W

May 2 to 23

6 to 7 p.m.

53067

Th

May 3 to 24

6 to 7 p.m.

Fee

Age

Class Size

Location

$89(R) / $135(N)

6Y to 8Y

MIN: 28 / MAX: 72

Wheatlands Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55361

M/W

June 11 to July 18

5:15 to 6:15 p.m.

55362

M/W

June 11 to July 18

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

55112

W

June 6 to 27

6 to 7 p.m.

Arena Flag Football

55113

Th

June 7 to 28

6 to 7 p.m.

55114

W

July 11 to Aug. 1

6 to 7 p.m.

This class is designed to teach and enhance skills. Proper techniques of passing, receiving, blocking and positive play are highly stressed, but the main objective is to have fun. This class is taught by All Star Sports Instruction. No class on July 5. (JR)

55115

Th

July 12 to Aug. 2

6 to 7 p.m.

55116

W

Aug. 8 to 29

6 to 7 p.m.

55117

Th

Aug. 9 to 30

6 to 7 p.m.

Class Size

Fee

Location

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

$66(R) / $99(N)

Vaughan Athletic Center

Archery II

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

Learn more about shooting styles, competitive rounds and how to correct errors. Participants must complete Archery I before signing up for this program. Register at least three working days before the start of the first class. This program is taught by master coach and national champion archer Bill Berger. (MG)

54782

Th

June 14 to Aug. 2

4 to 5 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y and up

$24(R) / $36(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Lippold Outdoor Recreation Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54783

Th

June 14 to Aug. 2

5 to 6 p.m.

6Y to 8Y

54784

Th

June 14 to Aug. 2

6 to 7 p.m.

8Y to 10Y

Flag Football This program is designed to teach and enhance skills. Proper techniques of passing, receiving, blocking and positive play are highly stressed, but the main objective is to have fun. This class is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. No class July 5. (KW)

53070

W

May 2 to 23

7 to 8 p.m.

55118

W

June 6 to 27

7 to 8 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

55119

W

July 11 to Aug. 1

7 to 8 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 30

Eola Community Center

55120

W

Aug. 8 to 29

7 to 8 p.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55635

Th

June 14 to Aug. 2

1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

55636

Th

June 14 to Aug. 2

2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

3-D Archery Shoot at 3-D foam animals in this archery class. Participants must complete Archery I before signing up for this program. Register at least three working days before the start of the first class. This program is taught by master coach and national champion archer Bill Berger. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y and up

$37(R) / $45(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Lippold Outdoor Recreation Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55122

M

June 4 to 25

6 to 7 p.m.

55123

M

July 9 to 30

6 to 7 p.m.

55143

M

Aug. 6 to 27

6 to 7 p.m.

Football Affiliates The Fox Valley Park District is affiliated with community-based organizations providing youth instruction and competition. Aurora Superstars Youth Tackle Football aurorasuperstars.com

Fox Valley Gators Youth Football and Cheerleading League foxvalleygatorsyfl.com 21


Baseball Affiliates The Fox Valley Park District is affiliated with communitybased organizations providing instruction and competition.

Softball & T-Ball

Baseball

Aurora Boys Baseball auroraboysbaseball.com

Aurora Pony League auroraponyleague.com

Aurora Fastpitch Softball aurorafastpitch.org

Aurora Travel Baseball auroratravelbaseball.org

Aurora Girls Softball aagsoftball.com

North Aurora Baseball eteamz.com/NABA

Aurora Legion League auroralegionleague.com

Wheatland Athletic Organization waasports.org

Aurora Neighborhood Baseball waysidecross.org

Lil’ Sluggers T-Ball

Baseball I & II

Kids learn the basics of baseball in a fun and safe environment with no standing around. Throwing, catching, hitting and fielding are taught as well as running the bases and how to play the game. Games will be played every week. Players should bring their own glove. This program is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. No class at Vaughan on June 30, July 4 and 5. (JR) (KW) (RM)

Kids can learn the basic baseball fundamentals of throwing, hitting, fielding and running the bases. Participants must have attended at least two previous Lil’ Sluggers T-Ball classes. These programs are taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. No class on July 5 at Vaughan.(KW) (JR)

Location

Class Size

Vaughan Athletic Center

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

Fee

55926

M

June 11 to July 16

9:15 to 10 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

55927

M

June 11 to July 16

10 to 11 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

55928

W

June 13 to July 25

10 to 11 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

55929

W

June 13 to July 18

11 to 11:45 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

55930

Th

June 14 to July 26

9:15 to 10 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

55931

Th

June 14 to Aug. 2

10 to 11 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

55932

F

June 15 to July 20

1 to 1:45 p.m.

3Y to 4Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

55933

Sa

June 16 to July 28

9:15 to 10 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

$60(R) / $90(N)

55934

Sa

June 16 to July 28

10 to 11 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

$60(R) / $90(N)

Location

Class Size

Eola Community Center

MIN: 6 / MAX: 30

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

Fee

55372

F

June 8 to July 20

10:45 to 11:30 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

55373

Sa

June 9 to July 21

Noon to 12:45 p.m.

3Y to 4Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

55374

M

June 11 to July 23

9:15 to 10 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

55375

Tu

June 12 to July 24

9:15 to 10 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

55376

Tu/Th

Aug. 7 to 23

9:15 to 10 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

$60(R) / $90(N)

55377

F

June 8 to July 20

1 to 2 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

55378

Sa

June 9 to July 21

11 a.m. to noon

4Y to 6Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

55379

Tu

June 12 to July 24

10 to 11 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

55396

Tu/Th

Aug. 7 to 23

10 to 11 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

$60(R) / $90(N)

Location

Class Size

Fee

Prisco Community Center

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

$66(R) / $99(N)

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

56179

Tu

June 12 to July 24

9:15 to 10 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

56180

Tu

June 12 to July 24

10 to 11 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

22

Age

Time

6Y to 8Y

11 a.m. to noon

Barcode

Day

Date

Class Size

Location

Fee

55399

Tu

June 12 to July 24

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Eola Community Center

$66(R) / $99(N)

55852

Th

June 14 to Aug. 2

MIN: 6 / MAX: 16

Vaughan Athletic Center

$66(R) / $99(N)

55414

Tu/Th

Aug. 7 to 23

MIN: 6 / MAX: 30

Eola Community Center

$60(R) / $90(N)

Batting Cages All three community centers have batting cages that may be rented by the hour. Each is equipped with a manual pitching machine, where users can feed balls at their own pace. It has adjustable speeds for different ages and levels – from youth to adult – and can be used for either baseball or softball. Balls are provided, but players should bring their own bats and helmets. Vaughan has temporary mounds that can be used inside the cages for those who want to brush up on their pitching skills. Note: There is no bat-to-ball contact allowed outside of the cages (this includes soft toss with Wiffle balls or other soft balls). The cages also can be used to practice golf.

Eola Community Center Prisco Community Center Vaughan Athletic Center Type

Rate

Residents

$20 per hour per cage

Non-residents

$25 per hour per cage

Commercial residents

$30 per hour per cage

Commercial non-residents

$35 per hour per cage

Call the community centers for specific hours.


Baseball

Leagues T-Ball Basic League

Softball: Men’s 12-inch League

This T-ball league is designed for younger children to play and learn at the same time. The emphasis is on having fun and enjoying success in a non-competitive environment. The basic fundamentals of fielding, throwing, hitting, base-running and the rules of the game will be covered. Games will be played, with each participant receiving a hat and T-shirt. Children must bring their own glove. This program is taught by the All Star Sports instruction staff. (KW)

This league has something for everyone. Teams are grouped in divisions based upon level of play, creating competition between teams of equal ability levels. Umpires will be provided. A double-elimination playoff will be held after the regular season with trophies awarded to the team champions. Games will be played at both the Eola Community Center and Stuart Sports Complex. (KJ)

Age

Class Size

Fee

Location

Age

League Size

Fee per team

Location

3Y to 4Y

MIN: 10 / MAX: 40

$92(R) / $138(N)

Eola Community Center

18Y and up

MIN: 4 teams / MAX: 8 teams

$475(R) / $10 extra for each non-resident

Eola Community Center or Stuart Sports Complex

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55633

M/W

June 11 to July 18

3 to 4 p.m.

T-Ball Instructional League This 10-week instructional league teaches the fundamentals required for aspiring young players to develop solid baseball skills. Players will be practicing skills and playing games. Players will receive T-shirts; a picture day will be scheduled as well. Parent coaches are needed to assist. (KJ) Age

Fee

5Y to 6Y

$60(R) / $90(N)

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Location

54424

Sa

July 7 to Sept. 8

10:30 a.m. to noon

MIN: 20 / MAX: 75

Eola Community Center

54425

Sa

July 7 to Sept. 8

1 to 2:30 p.m.

MIN: 20 / MAX: 50

Stuart Sports Complex

Softball: Co-Rec League This Saturday afternoon league accommodates players of all skill levels while providing an opportunity for men and women to enjoy one of summer’s most beloved sports. Umpires will be provided. A doubleelimination playoff will be held after the regular season with trophies awarded to the team champions. Games will be played at the Eola Community Center. (KJ) Age

League Size

Fee per team

Location

18Y and up

MIN: 4 teams / MAX: 12 teams

$475(R) / $10 extra for each non-resident

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Game Timeframe

55845

Th

Aug. 23 to Oct. 25

6:30 to 10 p.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Game Timeframe

55840

M

Aug. 20 to Oct. 22

6:30 to 10:45 p.m.

55841

W

Aug. 22 to Oct. 24

6:30 to 10:45 p.m.

55842

F

Aug. 24 to Oct. 26

6:30 to 10:45 p.m.

Saturday, June 16 1 p.m. Blackberry Farm Included with daily admission fee Be entertained by the Ganymedes Baseball Club of Oregon as they play the Blue Stockings of Somonauk. Enjoy baseball as it was intended to be – fun for the family, community pride, true sportmanship and gentlemanly behavior.

Please bring lawn chairs.

Check it out! Check out baseball and softball summer camps on page 86

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Slam dunk!

Basketball Girls High School Summer Basketball League

Basketball II

The Fox Valley Park District will host the 5th annual High School Girls’ Summer Basketball League at the Vaughan Athletic Center. The league features three levels – varsity, sophomore and freshman – with games played on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The fee is $520 per team, with a $200 deposit required up front to secure a spot in the league. A detailed game schedule will be provided once confirmation from all participating schools is received. For more information, call the Vaughan Center at 630-907-9600. No class the week of July 4. (JR)

Enhance the basic skills taught in Level I Basketball. Level II concentrates more on teamwork and game situations. Man-to-man and zone defenses are taught along with offensive strategies guaranteed to keep players moving. No class July 4 at Eola. (JR) (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

6Y to 8Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 30

Class Size

Fee

Location

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Location

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

$520

Vaughan Athletic Center

55946

M

June 11 to July 23

5 to 6 p.m.

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

55371

W

June 13 to Aug. 1

11 a.m. to noon

Eola Community Center

Time

Level

56343

Tu/Th

June 5 to July 12

5 to 9 p.m.

Freshman

56344

Tu/Th

June 5 to July 12

5 to 9 p.m.

Sophomore

56345

Tu/Th

June 5 to July 12

5 to 9 p.m.

Varsity

Lil Pint Hoops Children are introduced to the game of basketball. Players learn the basic skills of dribbling, passing, shooting and defense. Real games teach the importance of teamwork. This program is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. No class June 30 at Vaughan or July 4 at Eola. (JR) (KW) Class Size

Location

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

Fee

55938

M

June 11 to July 23

4 to 5 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

55939

Sa

June 16 to July 28

11 to 11:45 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

$60(R)/$90 (N)

55945

Sa

June 16 to July 28

3 to 4 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

$60(R)/$90 (N)

Class Size

Fee

Location

MIN: 6 / MAX: 30

$66(R) / $99(N)

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

55532

M

June 11 to July 23

2 to 2:45 p.m.

3Y to 4Y

55534

W

June 13 to Aug. 1

10:15 to 11 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

55533

M

June 11 to July 23

1 to 2 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

55535

W

June 13 to Aug. 1

9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

Check it out! Check out basketball camps on page 86 and Open Gym on page 18

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Basketball Youth League This seven-game league introduces players to the basics of basketball and helps them build their fundamental skills in a positive atmosphere. Basic instruction in dribbling, passing, shooting and defense will be taught. Each team will have a one-hour practice during a selected weeknight between 6 and 9 p.m. and a one-hour game on Saturday mornings or early afternoon. The practice days and times are up to the coaches’ discretion and will be decided once teams are picked. The basketball size and rim height will be age-appropriate. Players will be placed on teams by park district staff and coaches through a pre-season draft; all registrants will make a team. Volunteer coaches are needed. (KJ) Date

Fee

Location

July 14 to Sept. 8

$46(R) / $69(N)

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Time

Age

Class Size

54419

8 a.m. to noon

5Y to 6Y

MIN: 30 / MAX: 40

54420

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

7Y to 8Y

MIN: 30 / MAX: 80

54421

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

9Y to 10Y

MIN: 30 / MAX: 80

54422

1 to 5 p.m.

11Y to 12Y

MIN: 30 / MAX: 60


Score!

Soccer Tiny Kickers

Mini Phenom Soccer

This program is designed to teach children the soccer basics of dribbling, passing and shooting through fun games. This program is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. No class July 5 at Eola. (KW) (JR)

Children learn the basic fundamentals of soccer, with a focus on dribbling, passing and shooting skills. The program also teaches the beginnings of speed and endurance training while promoting an all-around healthy lifestyle. Participants must wear shin guards and bring a size 3 ball. This class is taught by Phutbol Phenom staff. (RM)

Location

Fee

Class Size

Prisco Community Center

$66(R) / $99(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

56187

Th

June 14 to July 26

4 to 4:45 p.m.

3Y to 4Y

56188

Th

June 14 to July 26

4:45 to 5:45 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

Location

Class Size

Eola Community Center

MIN: 6 / MAX: 30

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 6Y

$60(R) / $90(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 16

McCullough Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56213

M

May 21 to July 9

6 to 7 p.m.

56214

W

May 23 to July 11

6 to 7 p.m.

56215

M

July 23 to Sept. 10

6 to 7 p.m.

56216

W

July 25 to Sept. 12

6 to 7 p.m.

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

Age

55419

$66(R) / $99(N)

F

June 8 to July 20

10 to 10:45 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

Futsal I

55420

$66(R) / $99(N)

Sa

June 9 to July 21

9:15 to 10 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

55421

$66(R) / $99(N)

M

June 11 to July 23

11 to 11:45 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

55422

$66(R) / $99(N)

Tu

June 12 to July 24

2:30 to 3:15 p.m.

3Y to 4Y

55423

$66(R) / $99(N)

Th

June 14 to Aug. 2

9:15 to 10 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

55425

$60(R) / $90(N)

M/W

Aug. 6 to 22

9:15 to 10 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

55424

$66(R) / $99(N)

Sa

June 9 to July 21

10 to 11 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

Futsal is designed to develop indoor soccer game skills, demanding quick reflexes, fast thinking, and pin-point passing. It is an exciting game for children as well as adults. Futsal is played with a special low-bounce ball, requiring players to use their skills rather than the ball’s bounce to propel it. This program is designed to increase the overall ability to handle the soccer ball in a variety of circumstances that will challenge their knowledge of the game under a fun and positive way. This program is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. No class July 4 at Eola. (JR) (KW)

55417

$66(R) / $99(N)

M

June 11 to July 23

10 to 11 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

Class Size

Fee

Location

$66(R) / $99(N)

Eola Community Center

55418

$66(R) / $99(N)

Tu

June 12 to July 24

1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

MIN: 6 / MAX: 30

55416

$66(R) / $99(N)

Th

June 14 to Aug. 2

10 to 11 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

55415

$60(R) / $90(N)

M/W

Aug. 6 to 22

10 to 11 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

55637

W

June 13 to Aug. 1

1 to 2 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

55638

W

June 13 to Aug. 1

2 to 3 p.m.

6Y to 8Y

55716

W

June 13 to Aug. 1

3 to 4 p.m.

8Y to 10Y

55717

M/W

Aug. 6 to 22

11 a.m. to noon

6Y to 8Y

Location

Fee

Class Size

Vaughan Athletic Center

$66(R) / $99(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

55853

M

June 11 to July 23

11 a.m. to noon

4Y to 6Y

Class Size

Fee

Location

55854

Tu

June 12 to July 24

9:15 to 10 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

MIN: 6 / MAX: 30

$66(R) / $99(N)

Vaughan Athletic Center

55855

Tu

June 12 to July 24

3:15 to 5 p.m.

3Y to 4Y

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

55856

Tu

June 12 to July 24

4 to 5 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

55639

F

June 15 to July 27

2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

55857

W

June 13 to Aug. 1

4 to 5 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

55947

F

June 15 to July 27

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

6Y to 8Y

55935

F

June 15 to July 27

1:45 to 2:30 p.m.

3Y to 4Y

55936

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

1 to 2 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

55937

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

2 to 2:45 p.m.

3Y to 4Y

Check it out! Check out soccer summer camps on page 87 25


Soccer Soccer II & III

Recreational Soccer Leagues (Grades K to 8)

This program covers the same basics as Tiny Kickers with more specific training and coaching. Participants learn about game situations and how to spread out and call for the ball, positioning and teamwork. Fun games keep everyone learning and moving. Bring shin guards and a soccer ball. These programs are taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. (KW)

The Fox Valley Park District is affiliated with the Kickers Soccer Club and Wheatland Athletic Association that provide recreational soccer leagues in the fall and spring sessions. The Kickers Soccer Club recreational league teams play on Saturday mornings at the Stuart Sports Complex. The Wheatland Athletic Association league teams play at a variety of athletic fields in the Fox Valley Villages area on the far east end of Aurora.

Location

Fee

Class Size

Eola Community Center

$66(R) / $99(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 30

For registration information:

Barcode

Time

Age

Kickers Soccer Club: kickerssoccerclub.org or 630-506-0059 75 Executive Dr., Suite 119, Aurora 60504

Day

Date

55486

F

June 8 to July 20

2 to 3 p.m.

4Y to 6Y

55487

F

June 8 to July 20

3 to 4 p.m.

6Y to 8Y

Wheatland Athletic Association: waasports.org or 630-978-2855 2323 Liberty St., Aurora 60502 Registrations are now handled by these groups directly.

Phenom Soccer Soccer players can take their skills to the next level. Players learn the technical skills of the game, stressing repetition, while identifying and correcting bad habits as well as increasing speed and endurance. Participants must wear shin guards and bring a size 4 ball. This program is taught by Phutbol Phenom staff. (RM) Age

Location

7Y to 10Y

McCullough Park

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

56221

$60(R) / $90(N)

M

May 21 to July 9

7 to 8 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

56223

$96(R) / $144(N)

M/W

May 21 to July 11

7 to 8 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 10

56222

$60(R) / $90(N)

W

May 23 to July 11

7 to 8 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

56236

$60(R) / $90(N)

M

July 23 to Sept. 10

7 to 8 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

56238

$96(R) / $144(N)

M/W

July 23 to Sept. 12

7 to 8 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 10

56237

$60(R) / $90(N)

W

July 25 to Sept. 12

7 to 8 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

Share Your Skills and Talents Do you have a special skill or talent you would like to share? A hobby, interest or pastime that you could pass on? Training that could help others? An expertise that might interest people? The Fox Valley Park District is looking for those “hidden” experts to lead new programs and activities at our facilities – whether it’s a one-time workshop or a class that lasts an entire season. Be paid while you share what you know best!

To share your skills and talents, email Eric Lee Wilson at ewilson@fvpd.net

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Soccer Affiliates The Fox Valley Park District is affiliated with a variety of community-based organizations providing youth soccer instruction and athletic leagues. Aurora Flames Soccer Club auroraflames.org

Kickers Soccer Club kickerssoccerclub.org

Fox Valley Warriors foxvalleywarriors.org

Wheatland Athletic Association/Team Chicago waasports.org


the good fight

Fighting childhood obesity. Keeping kids healthy.

A commitment of the Fox Valley Park District.


What is QuickStart Tennis? QuickStart Tennis is a new format to help children 10 and under learn and play the game of tennis. Balls are lower in compression so they bounce lower and don’t move as fast – making them easier to hit. This allows kids time to get to the ball and helps them develop optimal swing patterns. Rackets are sized for small hands, and the courts are smaller and easier to cover. Full-sized courts can be reconfigured to accommodate up to six 36-foot courts so kids can spend their time playing instead of waiting in line.

What’s that racket?

Tennis For Youth Tennis Lessons: QuickStart Red Stage – Outdoors

Tennis Lessons: QuickStart Orange Stage – Outdoors

QuickStart Red Stage uses an oversized, lower compression red ball that is easier to hit with a lower bounce. Participants learn racket and ball control, sending and receiving with a partner, rally skills on a 36foot court and short-format competitive games. Players need to bring their own racket. Program cancellations due to weather will be made up. (BSV)

QuickStart Orange Stage uses a modified lower compression ball that is 50 percent slower than a regulation ball. Participants learn more detailed forehand and backhand progressions, rallying on a 60-foot court, serve and return, volleys, extended format competition and scoring. Players need to bring their own racket. Evening and weekend program cancellations due to weather will be made up. No class July 4. (BSV)

Age

Fee

4Y to 6Y

$59(R) / $85(N)

Age 6Y to 8Y

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Location

54960

Tu

June 5 to July 3

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Washington Park/School

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Location

Fee

54964

Tu

June 5 to July 3

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Waubonsie Valley HS

54941

M/W

June 4 to July 4

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Washington Park/ School

$81(R) / $117(N)

56346

Tu

June 5 to July 3

5 to 6 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Washington Park/School

54943

M/W

June 4 to July 4

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Waubonsie Valley HS

$81(R) / $117(N)

54961

Th

June 7 to July 5

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Washington Park/School

54944

Tu/Th

June 5 to July 5

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Washington Park/ School

$89(R) / $129(N)

54958

Th

June 7 to July 5

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Waubonsie Valley HS

54947

Tu/Th

June 5 to July 5

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Waubonsie Valley HS

$89(R) / $129(N)

54962

Sa

June 9 to July 7

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Washington Park/School

56348

Th

June 7 to Aug. 9

5 to 6 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Washington Park/ School

$89(R) / $129(N)

54965

Sa

June 9 to July 7

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Waubonsie Valley HS

54952

Sa

June 9 to Aug. 11

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Waubonsie Valley HS

$89(R) / $129(N)

54956

Tu

July 10 to Aug. 7

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Washington Park/School

54945

Sa

June 9 to Aug. 11

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Washington Park/ School

$89(R) / $129(N)

54954

Tu

July 10 to Aug. 7

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Waubonsie Valley HS

54949

M/W

July 9 to Aug. 8

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Washington Park/ School

$89(R) / $129(N)

56347

Tu

July 10 to Aug. 7

5 to 6 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Washington Park/School

54951

M/W

July 9 to Aug. 8

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Waubonsie Valley HS

$89(R) / $129(N)

54957

Th

July 12 to Aug. 9

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Washington Park/School

54948

Tu/Th

July 10 to Aug. 9

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Waubonsie Valley HS

$89(R) / $129(N)

54959

Th

July 12 to Aug. 9

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Waubonsie Valley HS

54950

Th/Tu

July 12 to Aug. 14

8 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Washington Park/ School

$89(R) / $129(N)

54955

Sa

July 14 to Aug. 11

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Waubonsie Valley HS

54963

Sa

July 14 to Aug. 11

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Washington Park/School

Check it out! Check out Tennis Camp on page 87

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Tennis Tennis Lessons: QuickStart Green Stage – Outdoors

Junior Player Development – Outdoors

QuickStart Green Stage uses a modified lower compression ball. Participants learn serve and return, volleys, approaching the net, singles and doubles play on a full-length court, scoring and etiquette. Players need to bring their own racket. Program cancellations due to weather will not be made up. No class July 4. (BSV) Age

This program is for the intermediate to advanced-level players who have had instruction on the four basic strokes. This class will include drills and match play. The class will be broken into age and or ability drill groups. Program cancellations due to weather will not be made up. No class July 4. (BSV) Age 8Y to 18Y

8Y to 10Y

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Location

Fee

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

Class Size

Location

Fee

55292

M-Th

June 4 to July 5

10 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 30

Washington Park/School

$219(R) / $299(N)

54966

M-Th

June 4 to July 5

9 to 10 a.m.

8Y to 10Y

MIN: 5 / MAX: 24

Washington Park/School

$171(R) / $247(N)

55290

M-Th

June 4 to July 5

10 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 30

Waubonsie Valley HS

$219(R) / $299(N)

54967

M-Th

June 4 to July 5

9 to 10 a.m.

8Y to 10Y

MIN: 5 / MAX: 24

Waubonsie Valley HS

$171(R) / $247(N)

55294

Sa

June 9 to Aug. 11

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 16

Washington Park/School

$114(R) / $159(N)

56349

Tu/ Th

June 5 to July 5

6 to 7 p.m.

8Y to 10Y

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Washington Park/School

$89(R) / $129(N)

55293

M-Th

July 9 to Aug. 9

10 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 30

Washington Park/School

$229(R) / $314(N)

54971

Sa

June 9 to Aug. 4

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

8Y to 10Y

MIN: 4 / MAX: 16

Washington Park/School

$89(R) / $129(N)

55291

M-Th

July 9 to Aug. 9

10 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 30

Waubonsie Valley HS

$229(R) / $314(N)

54970

Sa

June 9 to Aug. 11

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

8Y to 10Y

MIN: 4 / MAX: 16

Waubonsie Valley HS

$89(R) / $129(N)

54968

M-Th

July 9 to Aug. 9

9 to 10 a.m.

8Y to 10Y

MIN: 5 / MAX: 24

Washington Park/School

$179(R) / $259(N)

54969

M-Th

July 9 to Aug. 9

9 to 10 a.m.

8Y to 10Y

MIN: 5 / MAX: 24

Waubonsie Valley HS

$179(R) / $259(N)

56350

Tu/ Th

July 10 to Aug. 9

6 to 7 p.m.

8Y to 10Y

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Washington Park/School

$89(R) / $129(N)

Tennis Lessons: Youth Beginner – Outdoors This program is for players that have had little to no tennis instruction. It will include instruction on basic tennis strokes as well as work on hand-eye coordination and foot skills. A make-up class will be offered Friday at the original time of class if both classes are missed in one week due to weather. No class July 4. (BSV) Age

Time

11Y to 17Y

3 to 4 p.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Class Size

Location

Fee

55259

M/W

June 4 to July 4

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Waubonsie Valley HS

$81(R) / $117(N)

55257

Tu/Th

June 5 to July 5

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Washington Park/School

$89(R) / $129(N)

55260

M/W

July 9 to Aug. 8

MIN: 4 / MAX: 16

Waubonsie Valley HS

$89(R) / $129(N)

55258

Tu/Th

July 10 to Aug. 9

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Washington Park/School

$89(R) / $129(N)

Tennis Qualifier Camp This camp is designed to prepare junior players for the USTA Qualifier Tournament. Pro staff from the Vaughan Athletic Center will run drills and match players together for competitive match play. (BSV) Age

Location

8Y to 18Y

Washington Park/School

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Fee

55311

Tu-Th

May 29 to 31

4:30 to 7 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 20

$60

55312

Tu

May 29

4:30 to 7 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 10

$25

55313

W

May 30

4:30 to 7 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 20

$25

55314

Th

May 31

4:30 to 7 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 10

$25

Tennis High School Training – Outdoors Taught by the qualified teaching pros from the indoor staff, this program includes singles and doubles match drills and match play. This program is designed for junior high or high school players who have had intermediate-level instruction and are able to play matches. Class meets four days per week for eight weeks. Program cancellations due to weather will not be made up. No class July 4. (BSV) Age

Class Size

Fee

12Y to 18Y

MIN: 8 / MAX: 24

$390(R) / $499(N)

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

Location

55299

$390(R) / $499(N)

M-Th

June 4 to Aug. 9

12:30 to 3 p.m.

Washington Park/School

55298

$390(R) / $499(N)

M-Th

June 4 to Aug. 9

12:30 to 3 p.m.

Waubonsie Valley High School

Check it out! Check out the Vaughan Tennis Center on page 143 and outdoor tennis courts on page 134

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Tennis Tennis Lessons: Elite Performance Camp This camp is designed for the more serious junior tennis player who is willing to train, drill and play matches. Players will develop skills and strategies for a more competitive level of play in an atmosphere of excellence. Players enhance their abilities through goal-setting, confidence-building, hard work and commitment. Summer sessions will be held at West Aurora High School. Hours are sold and will be deducted per each player’s participation, with 200 total hours offered. Hours can be repurchased at first rate purchased. No Class July 4. (BSV) Age

Location

8Y to 18Y

West Aurora High School

For Adults Tennis Lessons: Adult Beginner – Outdoors These group lessons are designed for beginning and intermediate players 18 years of age and up. Pre-registration is required, and players must provide their own rackets. Balls will be provided. If class is rained out more than once, instructor will arrange for a make-up class. No class July 3 and July 4. (BSV)

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Hours

Fee

Age

55311

M-Th

June 4 to Aug. 9

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 40

50

$499(R) / $599(N)

18Y and up

55312

M-Th

June 4 to Aug. 9

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 40

100

$899(R) / $999(N)

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Location

Fee

55307

M

55313

M-Th

June 4 to Aug 9

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 40

150

$1049(R) / $1199(N)

June 4 to Aug. 6

8 to 9 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Washington Park/ School

$99(R) / $139(N)

55305

Tu

June 5 to Aug. 7

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Waubonsie Valley HS

$89(R) / $124(N)

55308

W

June 6 to Aug. 8

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Washington Park/ School

$89(R) / $124(N)

55306

Th

June 7 to Aug. 9

8 to 9 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Waubonsie Valley HS

$99(R) / $139(N)

55309

Sa

June 9 to Aug. 11

9 to 10 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Washington Park/ School

$99(R) / $139(N)

Vaughan Performance Program The Performance tennis classes at the Vaughan Athletic Center are for players who are trying to reach the highest goals in tennis achievement via national rankings, college scholarships and high Performance Team Midwest rankings. Players are playing tournaments at least two to three times per month and are training 15 to 20 hours per week depending on the level and age of player. All players must have approval of Coach Will White to participate in the Performance program.

Tennis

Tennis Lessons: Adult Advanced Beginner – Outdoors This program will focus on stroke development and situational drills to develop a more competitive player. Classes also involve tennis play. Bring a racquet; tennis balls will be provided. Fees based off having one canceled class. If a class is rained out more than once, the instructor will arrange for a make-up class. There will be no class on July 3 and 4. (BSV) Age 18Y and up Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Location

Fee

55301

Tu

June 5 to Aug. 7

7:30 to 9 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Waubonsie Valley HS

$124(R) / $164(N)

55303

M

June 4 to Aug. 6

6:30 to 8 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Washington Park/ School

$139(R) / $184(N)

55304

W

June 6 to Aug. 8

7:30 to 9 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Washington Park/ School

$124(R) / $164 (N)

55302

Th

June 7 to Aug. 9

6:30 to 8 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Waubonsie Valley HS

$139(R) / $184(N)

55300

Sa

June 9 to Aug. 11

10 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Washington Park/ School

$139(R) / $184(N)

All participants are subject to pro approval and can be transferred based on ability level. 30 30


Bump, set, spike!

Volleyball Volleyball Fundamentals This program will equip young boy and girl volleyball players with the essential fundamentals needed to succeed in this fast-paced game. Passing, setting, serving and defensive and offensive strategies are all covered. Emphasis also will be placed on improving footwork, teamwork and overall basics needed to reach the next level. Knee and elbow pads recommended. This class is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. (KJ) Class Size

Fee

Location

MIN: 8 / MAX: 16

$66(R) / $99(N)

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

55343

M

May 28 to July 9

4 to 5 p.m.

6Y to 8Y

55344

M

May 28 to July 9

5 to 6 p.m.

7Y to 10Y

Volleyball Skills & Drills A unique combination of drills, competition and instruction will focus on breaking down volleyball into different skill stations. These stations offer the most effective way to capitalize on skills, knowledge, drills and techniques. This program is taught by Cyclones staff. (JR) Day

Class Size

Location

Cyclones Volleyball

F

MIN: 6 / MAX: 15

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Date

Time

Age

Fee

53108

May 11 to June 1

4 to 5 p.m.

5Y to 7Y

$40(R) / $60(N)

53109

May 11 to June 1

5 to 6 p.m.

8Y to 10Y

$40(R) / $60(N)

53110

May 11 to June 1

6 to 7:30 p.m.

11Y to 13Y

$60(R) / $80(N)

53111

June 8 to 29

4 to 5 p.m.

5Y to 7Y

$40(R) / $60(N)

53112

June 8 to 29

5 to 6 p.m.

8Y to 10Y

$40(R) / $60(N)

53113

June 8 to 29

6 to 7:30 p.m.

11Y to 13Y

$60(R) / $80(N)

53114

July 20 to Aug. 10

4 to 5 p.m.

5Y to 7Y

$40(R) / $60(N)

Cyclones volleyball club provides high level training and the staff is dedicated to helping individuals reach their goals, whether it means playing on their high school varsity team, playing collegiate volleyball or being successful in life. Practices at Cyclones are based on backward-design, stressing the development of fundamental technique through quality repetition. Furthermore, players have enough practice time to develop the core skills required to compete at a high level. Tryouts for this program start in September. Call Jordan at 630-907-9600, ext. 1147, for more information. (JR)

53115

July 20 to Aug. 10

5 to 6 p.m.

8Y to 10Y

$40(R) / $60(N)

53116

July 20 to Aug. 10

6 to 7:30 p.m.

11Y to 13Y

$60(R) / $80(N)

Co-Ed Volleyball These leagues feature a 12-match schedule that ends with a single-elimination tournament. Matches consist of three games two games up to 25 and the one to 15. A rally points scoring system will be used. Trophies will be awarded to the top teams. A $10 charge is added for each non-resident on the roster. A mandatory meeting for captains will be held at 6:30 p.m. May 31 at the Prisco Community Center. (RM) Class Size

Fee per team

Location

MIN: 4 / MAX: 15

$250(R) / $10 extra for each non-resident

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56495

Tu

June 6 to Aug. 28

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

56496

W

June 7 to Aug. 29

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Beach Volleyball The Fox Valley Park District along with Cyclones volleyball club is offering beach volleyball. This version of the sport is becoming much more popular in the Midwest. Test those volleyball skills on the sand. Tryouts are required for this program. Call Jordan at 630- 907-9600, ext. 1147, for more information. (JR)

Volleyball Private Lessons Youth players will maximize their abilities to compete at the highest level while also learning valuable life skills. The Cyclones Volleyball coaching staff brings its experience and expertise to help players excel rapidly. Individual and semiprivate lessons are available. For information, call Jordan at the Vaughan Athletic Center at 630-907-9600. 31


Orchard Valley Golf Course

Tee to green

Golf

Visit orchardvalleygolf.com or chicagolandgolfacademy.com to register for these programs. Call 630-907-0500 for more information.

For Youth Short Game School This two-hour class will focus on short game fundamentals – skills including chipping, pitching and sand play – that account for the greatest impact on every player’s golf score. Instruction provided by Class A PGA member. (BK)

Save the Dates! Event Schedule May 26 Individual Skins Tournament

August 24 Glow Ball Event

Age

Class Size

Location

13Y and up

MIN: 3 / MAX: 8

Orchard Valley Golf Course

Day

Date

Time

Fee

Th

June 14

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

Th

June 28

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

Th

July 12

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

Th

July 26

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

Th

Aug. 9

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

Th

Aug. 23

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

Th

Sept. 6

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

Th

Sept. 20

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

Putting School This two-hour class will cover the most frequent shot in the game – putting. Comprising 43 percent of the shots taken in golf, becoming a more confident putter is the quickest way to lower scores. Learn the fundamentals of set up, stroke mechanics, distance control and green reading. Instruction provided by Class A PGA member. (BK) Age

Class Size

Location

MIN: 3 / MAX: 8

Orchard Valley Golf Course

June 25 Fox Valley Park Foundation’s Golf for Kids Benefit Golf Outing

September Club Championships

13Y and up Day

Date

Time

Fee

Th

June 7

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

July 4 Red, White and Blue Tournament

October 13 Fall Fling

Th

June 21

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

November 10 Turkey Shoot

Th

July 5

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

Th

July 19

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

December 8 Reindeer Romp

Th

Aug. 2

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

Th

Aug. 16

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

Th

Aug. 30

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

Th

Sept. 13

6 to 8 p.m.

$69

Bring the kids! Kids play free after 5 p.m. daily. Valid June to September with paying adult. Limit two Juniors 17 and under per adult. 32

Check it out! Check out golf camps on page 88


Golf For Adults Adult Group Golf Lessons – Intermediate This popular “Get Into the Game” series includes six weeks of group lessons for women, men, couples and co-eds. All are taught by experienced PGA teaching professionals in a small-group setting with people who have golf experience and would like to lower their scores to further their enjoyment. Fee includes balls and use of loaner clubs. Instruction provided by Class A PGA member. (BK) Age

Class Size

Location

18Y and up

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Orchard Valley Golf Course

Day

Date

Time

Fee

Su

June 3

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

$149

Sa

June 30

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

$149

Sa

Aug. 11

2 to 3:30 p.m.

$149

Tu

Aug. 14

6 to 7:30 p.m.

$149

Adult Group Golf Lessons – Advanced This popular “Get Into the Game” series includes six weeks of group lessons for women, men, couples and co-eds. This program is recommended for individuals with golfing experience or who have completd the Intermediate Golf Lessons program. All are taught by experienced PGA teaching professionals in a smallgroup setting with people who have golf experience and would like to lower their scores to further their enjoyment. Fee includes balls and use of loaner clubs. Instruction provided by Class A PGA member. (BK) Age

Class Size

Location

18Y and up

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Orchard Valley Golf Course

Get Golf Ready & Golf Fore Women – New Golfers Only Get Golf Ready and Golf Fore Women classes were created to provide an opportunity for new golfers to learn the game alongside other beginners and enjoy themselves at the same time. These are true beginner programs designed for students with no golf experience. This five-week program shows the basics of the swing, rules and etiquette to provide the confidence and knowledge to comfortably play the game on the course. Fee includes balls and use of loaner clubs. Instruction provided by Class A PGA member. (BK) Golf Fore Women (Women-only sessions) Age

Class Size

Location

18Y and up

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Orchard Valley Golf Course

Day

Date

Time

Fee

Th

June 28

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

$99

Sa

July 7

2 to 3:30 p.m.

$99

Sa

Aug. 11

10 to 11:30 a.m.

$99

Get Golf Ready (Co-ed sessions) Age

Class Size

Location

18Y and up

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Orchard Valley Golf Course

Day

Date

Time

Fee

Sa

June 30

10 to 11:30 a.m.

$99

Su

July 8

2 to 3:30 p.m.

$99

Day

Date

Time

Fee

Su

Aug. 12

2 to 3:30 p.m.

$99

Tu

June 26

6 to 7:30 p.m.

$149

Sa

Aug. 18

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

$99

W

July 11

6 to 7:30 p.m.

$149

W

Aug. 29

6 to 7:30 p.m.

$99

Private and Semi-private Golf Lessons The Vaughan Athletic Center now offers private and semi-private golf lessons with USGTF-certified instructor Edward Hildebrand. Beginners will be introduced to the game in a fun and safe environment. Swing fundamentals, short game techniques, rules and etiquette will be taught. Intermediate golfers will improve skills by learning to effectively control ball flight, distance and consistency. Call 630-907-9600 to schedule a lesson.

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Annual

Golf for Kids BBeenneef i t G o l f O u t i n g MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012

Orchard Valley Golf Course 2411 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora

(Corner of Orchard Road and Illinois Avenue)

The Golf for Kids Benefit Golf Outing supports The First Tee of Aurora and Fox River Valley, which funds scholarships that provide golfing opportunities to area children. Sponsorship Opportunities: Dinner Sponsor ..................... $2,500 Lunch Sponsor ....................... $1,500 Putting Green/ Putting Contest Sponsor ... $1,500 Golf Cars Sponsor ................. $1,500 Practice Area Sponsor ........... $1,000 Event Sponsor ............................$750 Foursome ....................................$700 Beverage Cart Sponsor ..............$600 Hole/Tee Box Sponsor .............$300 Individual ....................................$175

Day Includes: • Green Fees with Cart; 18 Holes at Orchard Valley Golf Course • Tee Gift • Lunch and Dinner Buffet • Individual and Team Awards • Special Hole Competition • Putting Contest • Door Prizes and Raffle Prizes

Register as an individual golfer, foursome or a sponsor. For more information, visit foxvalleyparkdistrict.org Tee Times: 7:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.

To benefit The First Tee of Aurora and Fox River Valley The Mission of The First Tee is “to impact the lives of young people by providing learning facilities and educational programs that promote character development and life-enhancing values through the game of golf.”

Fox Valle y

For more information, call 630-966-4516

Park Foundation

Est. 1981


tWO OptIOnS St. ChaRleS-tO auRORa Starts at 9 a.m. $50 per adult team $25 per adult paddler $15 per paddler under 16 Beginning at Mount St. Mary Park (Route 31), heats of 10 launch every four minutes starting at 9 a.m. Three portages (Geneva, Batavia, North Aurora). Race length 10 miles; approximate race time 11/2 to 3 hours.

BataVIa tO auRORa Starts at 10:30 a.m. $40 per adult team $20 per adult paddler $10 per paddler under 16

Sunday, June 3 Experience the excitement of paddling the scenic Fox River while enjoying this classic tradition that dates back to the 1960s. 8 KayaK dIVISIOnS / 11 CanOe dIVISIOnS 1 Open dIVISIOn RegIStRatIOn IS eaSy! Register online at foxvalleyparkdistrict.org or download and print a registration form and rental waiver and mail with payment to: Fox Valley Park District Attn: Mid-American Canoe & Kayak Race 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL 60506

From the VFW on Route 25, heats of 10 launch every four minutes starting at 10:30 a.m. One portage (North Aurora). Race length 6 miles; approximate race time 50 minutes to 11/2 hours. Pre-registration ends at noon on Wednesday, May 30. Day-of registration is available at each start area for an additional $5 per paddler. • Group discounts for 10 boats. Reserve a heat Pre-race packet pickup is from 5:30 to 8 p.m. for your fleet and save $5 per paddler! Friday, June 1, and 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2. Call 630-859-8606 to register. • Canoe rental registration discount packages. SpeCIal dISCOuntS Rent when you register and save $10 per

• Groups of 10 boats or more paddler. • Canoe and kayak rental packages St. Charles Package only $95 (Barcode • Double entrants (both races) 42005). Batavia Package only $80 (Barcode Visit foxvalleyparkdistrict.org for more details! 42006). • Visit www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org for easy and convenient sign-up.

paRty In the paRK

paRtICIpantS ReCeIVe:

FRee Shuttle SeRVICe

A post-race party and awards ceremony will follow near the finish area at McCullough Park. All participants, families, friends and spectators are invited. Racers can cash in their food and beverage ticket after the race and enjoy the awards presentation.

• Official race T-shirt and goodie bag • Food and beverage ticket for postrace party • Money-saving coupons from local merchants • Automatic entry for post-race prize drawings

Take advantage of the convenient, free shuttle service between the finish area and both starting lines. Here’s your best route: 1. Drop boat(s) and gear in staff-secured zone at your starting area. 2. Drive and park at finish area. 3. Return via shuttle. 4. Your vehicle awaits you after the race.


Calling all volunteers!

Ready, set, splash!

Aquatics

Look for this icon for Fox Force Volunteer Opportunities. Volunteering at our special events is a perfect way to connect with your community!

Swim Lessons AquaTots – Indoors

AquaTots – Outdoors

AquaTots is designed to provide a fun and nurturing environment for young children to be safely introduced to the water with an accompanying adult. AquaTots provides a unique opportunity for an adult and child to play, float and bond together through singing songs and playing games. This is not a safety class or swim instruction but a chance for children to become acclimated to the water. Children must wear a swim diaper under their bathing suit. (JHV)

This program is designed to provide a fun, nurturing environment for babies age 12 to 24 months to be safely introduced to the water. This is not a swim instruction or safety class, but rather a unique opportunity for an adult and baby to play, float and bond in the zero-depth pool, sing songs, play games and have fun. The adult must be at least 16 years of age, and each child must be accompanied by a separate adult. Babies must wear a swim diaper under their bathing suit. (JHV)

Age

Fee

Location

Age

Fee

Location

12M to 24M & adult

$40(R) / $56(N)

Vaughan Athletic Center Therapy Pool

12M to 24M & adult

$38(R) / $53(N)

Splash Country Water Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

55035

M-Th

June 4 to 14

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55380

M-Th

June 11 to 21

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55039

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55381

M-Th

June 11 to 21

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55025

Su

June 17 to Aug. 12

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55386

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55040

M-Th

June 18 to 28

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55387

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55036

M-Th

July 9 to 19

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55382

M-F

July 2 to 12

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55037

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55383

M-F

July 2 to 12

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55038

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55384

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55385

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Age

Fee

Location

12M to 24M & adult

$38(R) / $53(N)

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

55388

M-Th

June 11 to 21

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55389

M-Th

June 11 to 21

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55394

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55395

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55390

M-F

July 2 to 12

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55391

M-F

July 2 to 12

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55392

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55393

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Swim Team Affiliate The Fox Valley Park District is affiliated with community-based organizations providing youth instruction and competition. 36

Academy Bullets Swim Club academybullets.com


Aquatics Swim Lessons: Parent+Preschool – Indoors

Swim Lessons: Parent+Preschool – Outdoors

Children can develop a foundation for future swimming skills when instructors help the adult work with the child toward completing basic skills such as submerging the face and head in the water, gliding on front and back, kicking and beginning freestyle and backstroke. This is a great class to introduce children to the water as well as work on social skills and calm any separation anxiety or fear toward the water. Children who are not pottytrained must wear a swim diaper under their bathing suit. (JHV)

Parent+Preschool is designed for children accompanied by an adult to develop a foundation of swimming skills. Adults, with the help of the instructor, will work with the child toward completing basic skills such as submerging the face and head in the water, gliding on their front and back, kicking and beginning freestyle and backstroke. This is a great class to introduce children to the water as they work on social skills while calming any separation anxiety or fear toward the water. The adult must be at least 16 years of age and each child must be accompanied by a separate adult. Children who are not pottytrained must wear a swim diaper under their bathing suit. (JHV)

Age

Fee

Location

2Y to 4Y & adult

$40(R) / $56(N)

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Pool

55058

M-Th

June 4 to 14

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55068

M-Th

June 4 to 14

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55066

M-Th

June 4 to 14

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Therapy

55053

F

June 15 to Aug. 10

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55055

F

June 15 to Aug. 10

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Plunge

55870

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55871

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

Noon to 12:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55872

Su

June 17 to Aug. 12

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55059

M-Th

June 18 to 28

9 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55069

M-Th

June 18 to 28

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Therapy

55070

M-Th

June 18 to 28

3 to 3:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55061

M-Th

June 18 to 28

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55071

M-Th

July 9 to 19

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55067

M-Th

July 9 to 19

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Therapy

55062

M-Th

July 9 to 19

3 to 3:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55063

M-Th

July 9 to 19

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4/ MAX: 12

55057

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Age

Fee

Location

2Y to 4Y & adult

$38(R) / $53(N)

Splash Country Water Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

55544

M-Th

June 11 to 21

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55538

M-Th

June 11 to 21

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55554

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55543

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55546

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55547

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55537

M-F

July 2 to 12

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55631

M-F

July 2 to 12

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55541

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 a.m. to 10:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55542

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Age

Fee

Location

2Y to 4Y & adult

$38(R) / $53(N)

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center

Therapy

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Therapy

55552

M-Th

June 11 to 21

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55060

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Therapy

55539

M-Th

June 11 to 21

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55064

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

3 to 3:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55548

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55549

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55065

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55054

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55550

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55056

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55551

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Therapy

55536

M-F

July 2 to 12

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55545

M-F

July 2 to 12

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55540

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55553

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55052

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

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Aquatics

S p la s h B as h

at Splash Country Water Park

Saturday, June 9 Noon to 3 p.m.

l l i i p h s P Fes t

s Park hillip Center at P ily Aquatic Fam

Saturday, June 16 Noon to 3 p.m. All activities included with your daily admission Celebrate the start of summer at Splash Country Water Park and Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center!

• Giant Inflatables • DJ Spinning Tunes • Interactive Dancing • Water Games

Don’t miss the one-day season pass sale!

Buy a season pass during your visit* and that day’s admission fee will be subtracted from the price of your season pass. *Offer valid from noon to 7 p.m. on June 9 or 16 only.

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Swim Lessons: Preschool – Indoors Children who have already had an introduction to the water and/ or are comfortable being in a group environment without a parent present can work on basic swimming skills such as submerging the face and head, arm and leg movements for freestyle and backstroke, and gliding on the stomach and back, while learning the rules of the pool and how to keep themselves safe. To complete this level and be able to move on to the beginner class before turning 5, children must be able to float independently on their fronts and backs, submerge their faces completely, swim freestyle with little or no help and continue to be free of separation anxiety. (JHV) Age

Fee

Location

3Y to 5Y

$45(R) / $63(N)

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Pool

55090

M-Th

June 4 to 14

8 to 8:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Leisure

55098

M-Th

June 4 to 14

9 to 9:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55089

M-Th

June 4 to 14

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55097

M-Th

June 4 to 14

4 to 4:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55101

M-Th

June 4 to 14

5 to 5:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

Therapy

55102

M-Th

June 4 to 14

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

Therapy

55082

F

June 15 to Aug. 10

9 to 9:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55081

F

June 15 to Aug. 3

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Leisure

55093

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

8 to 8:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55080

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

Therapy

55897

Su

June 17 to Aug. 12

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55103

M-Th

June 18 to 28

8 to 8:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Leisure

55104

M-Th

June 18 to 28

9 to 9:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55105

M-Th

June 18 to 28

2 to 2:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55106

M-Th

June 18 to 28

4 to 4:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55107

M-Th

June 18 to 28

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

Therapy

55095

M-Th

July 9 to 19

8 to 8:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Leisure

55096

M-Th

July 9 to 19

9 to 9:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55092

M-Th

July 9 to 19

2 to 2:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55088

M-Th

July 9 to 19

4 to 4:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55091

M-Th

July 9 to 19

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

Therapy

55084

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

8 to 8:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Leisure

55085

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

9 to 9:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55094

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

2 to 2:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55100

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

4 to 4:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55099

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

Therapy

55087

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

8 to 8:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Leisure

55078

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

9 to 9:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55086

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55079

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

4 to 4:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

Therapy

55083

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

5 to 5:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

Therapy

55077

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

Therapy


Aquatics Swim Lessons: Preschool – Outdoors Preschool-level swim lessons are for children that have previous experience with water and are comfortable without a parent present. Children will learn skills such as submerging the face and head, arm and leg movements for freestyle and backstroke, gliding on the stomach and back while also learning rules for safety. Children who are not potty-trained must wear a swim diaper and plastic pants under their bathing suit. To move on to the beginner class, children must be able to float independently on their back, swim freestyle and backstroke 20 feet. (JHV) Age

Fee

Location

Age

Fee

Location

3Y to 5Y

$43(R) / $60(N)

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center

3Y to 5Y

$43(R) / $60(N)

Splash Country Water Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

55770

M-Th

June 11 to 21

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55749

M-Th

June 11 to 21

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55740

M-Th

June 11 to 21

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55726

M-Th

June 11 to 21

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55741

M-Th

June 11 to 21

1 to 1:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55735

M-Th

June 11 to 21

1 to 1:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55756

M-Th

June 11 to 21

2 to 2:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55750

M-Th

June 11 to 21

2 to 2:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55732

M-Th

June 11 to 21

3 to 3:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55727

M-Th

June 11 to 21

3 to 3:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55718

M-Th

June 11 to 21

5 to 5:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55736

M-Th

June 11 to 21

5 to 5:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55744

M-Th

June 11 to 21

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55751

M-Th

June 11 to 21

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55759

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

10 to 10:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55754

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55725

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

55731

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

55757

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

Noon to 12:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

55721

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

Noon to 12:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

55755

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

1 to 1:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

55747

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

1 to 1:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

55722

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55748

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55734

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

55769

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

55758

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

Noon to 12:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

55738

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

Noon to 12:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

55745

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

1 to 1:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

55739

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

1 to 1:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

55733

M-F

July 2 to 12

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55728

M-F

July 2 to 12

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55766

M-F

July 2 to 12

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55771

M-F

July 2 to 12

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55746

M-F

July 2 to 12

1 to 1:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55772

M-F

July 2 to 12

1 to 1:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55767

M-F

July 2 to 12

2 to 2:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55773

M-F

July 2 to 12

2 to 2:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55768

M-F

July 2 to 12

3 to 3:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55774

M-F

July 2 to 12

3 to 3:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55762

M-F

July 2 to 12

5 to 5:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55775

M-F

July 2 to 12

5 to 5:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55763

M-F

July 2 to 12

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55776

M-F

July 2 to 12

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55723

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55777

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55764

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55752

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 12

55765

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

1 to 1:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55729

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

1 to 1:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55724

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

2 to 2:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55719

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

2 to 2:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55760

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

3 to 3:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55753

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

3 to 3:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55761

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

5 to 5:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55730

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

5 to 5:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55737

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

55720

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

6 to 6:30 p.m.

MIN: 2 / MAX: 4

Check it out! Check out the Vaughan Aquatic Center on page 141 39


Aquatics Swim Lessons: Youth Beginner – Indoors Work on the basics of swimming, including front and back gliding, floating, arm and leg movements for freestyle and backstroke. Geared to those with little or no previous swimming experience, children may need to repeat this level more than once depending on their initial skill level and overall comfort level in the water. To complete the level, swimmers must be able to swim the width of the pool using both freestyle and backstroke. (JHV) Age

Location

Age

Location

5Y to 10Y

Vaughan Athletic Center

5Y to 10Y

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Fee

Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Fee

Pool

55142

M-Th

June 4 to 14

8 to 8:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $52(N)

Leisure

55161

M-Th

June 18 to 28

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55152

M-Th

June 4 to 14

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55178

M-Th

June 18 to 28

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55180

M-Th

June 4 to 14

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55136

M-Th

July 9 to 19

8 to 8:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $52(N)

Leisure

55162

M-Th

June 4 to 14

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55153

M-Th

July 9 to 19

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55148

M-Th

June 4 to 14

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55172

M-Th

July 9 to 19

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55144

F

June 15 to Aug. 10

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55173

M-Th

July 9 to 19

2 to 2:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55141

F

June 15 to Aug. 10

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Leisure

55174

M-Th

July 9 to 19

3 to 3:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55139

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

8 to 8:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55175

M-Th

July 9 to 19

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55129

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55156

M-Th

July 9 to 19

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55124

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55147

M-Th

July 9 to 19

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55138

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Competition

55164

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

8 a.m to 8:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $56(N)

Leisure

55125

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Competition

55163

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55137

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55155

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55132

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

Noon to 12:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Competition

55158

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

2 to 2:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55130

Su

June 17 to Aug. 12

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $56(N)

Leisure

55171

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

3 to 3:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55131

Su

June 17 to Aug. 12

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55145

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55170

Su

June 17 to Aug. 12

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55146

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55135

M-Th

June 18 to 28

8 to 8:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $52(N)

Leisure

55157

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55151

M-Th

June 18 to 28

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55169

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

8 to 8:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $56(N)

Leisure

55176

M-Th

June 18 to 28

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55159

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55177

M-Th

June 18 to 28

2 to 2:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55134

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55150

M-Th

June 18 to 28

3 to 3:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55140

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55160

M-Th

June 18 to 28

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

55133

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Therapy

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Aquatics Swim Lessons: Youth Beginner – Outdoors Beginner-level swim lessons are geared toward children who have had little or no previous swimming experience. Swimmers will begin to learn the basics of swimming, including front and back gliding and floating and arm and leg movements for freestyle and backstroke, while building their endurance and becoming comfortable in an aquatic environment. Children may need to repeat this level more than once, depending on their initial skill level and overall comfort level in the water. To complete this beginner level, swimmers must be able to swim the length of the pool using both freestyle and backstroke. (JHV) Age

Fee

Location

Age

Fee

Location

5Y to 10Y

$38(R) / $53(N)

Splash Country Water Park

5Y to 10Y

$38(R) / $53(N)

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

55692

M-Th

June 11 to 21

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 18

55679

M-Th

June 11 to 21

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 18

55684

M-Th

June 11 to 21

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55656

M-Th

June 11 to 21

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55677

M-Th

June 11 to 21

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 18

55712

M-Th

June 11 to 21

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 18

55694

M-Th

June 11 to 21

2 to 2:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55686

M-Th

June 11 to 21

2 to 2:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55678

M-Th

June 11 to 21

3 to 3:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55655

M-Th

June 11 to 21

3 to 3:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55705

M-Th

June 11 to 21

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55713

M-Th

June 11 to 21

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55688

M-Th

June 11 to 21

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55672

M-Th

June 11 to 21

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55658

M-Th

June 11 to 21

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55668

M-Th

June 11 to 21

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55714

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55680

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55661

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55669

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55652

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

Noon to 12:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55641

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

Noon to 12:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55682

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

1 to 1:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55690

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

1 to 1:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55662

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55666

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55649

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55654

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55698

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

Noon to 12:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55687

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

Noon to 12:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55699

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

1 to 1:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55693

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

1 to 1:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55643

M-F

July 2 to 12

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 18

55670

M-F

July 2 to 12

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 18

55681

M-F

July 2 to 12

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55711

M-F

July 2 to 12

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55659

M-F

July 2 to 12

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 18

55708

M-F

July 2 to 12

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 18

55644

M-F

July 2 to 12

2 to 2:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55709

M-F

July 2 to 12

2 to 2:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55683

M-F

July 2 to 12

3 to 3:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55710

M-F

July 2 to 12

3 to 3:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55657

M-F

July 2 to 12

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55663

M-F

July 2 to 12

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55645

M-F

July 2 to 12

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55640

M-F

July 2 to 12

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55702

M-F

July 2 to 12

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55707

M-F

July 2 to 12

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55703

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 18

55664

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 18

55646

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55642

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55704

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 18

55706

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 18

55715

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

2 to 2:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55665

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

2 to 2:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55647

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

3 to 3:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55671

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

3 to 3:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55689

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55691

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55660

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55667

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55648

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55653

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Check it out! Check out Swimtastic Summer Camp on page 83 41


Aquatics Swim Lessons: Youth Advanced Beginner – Indoors

Swim Lessons: Youth Advanced Beginner – Outdoors

Swimmers who are comfortable in the water with basic swimming skills can improve their stroke technique, rhythmic breathing and endurance. To enroll, swimmers should be able to swim half of the length of the pool in both freestyle and backstroke and be able to submerge their entire face in the water. To complete this level, swimmers must be able to swim one length of the pool using freestyle, backstroke and elementary backstroke. (JHV)

The advanced-beginner level is aimed at swimmers who are comfortable in the water with a basic knowledge of swimming skills and a level of endurance. Entering this level, swimmers should be able to swim the length of the pool in both freestyle and backstroke. Swimmers will build upon that foundation while improving their stroke technique, rhythmic breathing and endurance. To complete this level, swimmers must be able to swim two lengths of the pool using both freestyle and backstroke. (JHV)

Age

Fee

Location

6Y to 10Y

$40(R) / $56(N)

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

Age

Fee

Location

6Y to 10Y

$38(R) / $53(N)

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center

Barcode

Day

Time

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

55224

M-Th

June 4 to 14

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55209

M-Th

June 4 to 14

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55488

M-Th

June 11 to 21

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

M-Th

June 11 to 21

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

M-Th

June 11 to 21

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Date

Class Size

55206

M-Th

June 4 to 14

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55489

55198

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55490

55196

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55491

M-Th

June 11 to 21

1 to 1:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55213

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55500

55199

Su

June 17 to Aug. 12

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55501

55221

M-Th

June 18 to 28

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55502

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

M-F

July 2 to 12

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55210

M-Th

June 18 to 28

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55503

55226

M-Th

June 18 to 28

2 to 2:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55492

55227

M-Th

June 18 to 28

3 to 3:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55493

M-F

July 2 to 12

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

M-F

July 2 to 12

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

M-F

July 2 to 12

1 to 1:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55211

M-Th

June 18 to 28

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55494

55212

M-Th

June 18 to 28

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55495

55207

M-Th

June 18 to 28

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55496

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55497

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55201

M-Th

July 9 to 19

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55208

M-Th

July 9 to 19

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55498

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55499

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

1 to 1:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Age

Fee

Location

6Y to 10Y

$38(R) / $53(N)

Splash Country Water Park

55205

M-Th

July 9 to 19

2 to 2:45 p.m.

55202

M-Th

July 9 to 19

3 to 3:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55222

M-Th

July 9 to 19

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55203

M-Th

July 9 to 19

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55204

M-Th

July 9 to 19

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

55223

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55504

M-Th

June 11 to 21

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55215

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55505

M-Th

June 11 to 21

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55216

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

2 to 2:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55506

M-Th

June 11 to 21

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55217

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

3 to 3:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55507

M-Th

June 11 to 21

1 to 1:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55218

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55516

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55200

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55517

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55219

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55518

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55220

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

4 to 4:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55519

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55195

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

5 to 5:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55508

M-F

July 2 to 12

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55197

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55509

M-F

July 2 to 12

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55510

M-F

July 2 to 12

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55511

M-F

July 2 to 12

1 to 1:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55512

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55513

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 to 10:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55514

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

55515

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

1 to 1:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Check it out! Check out Splash Country Water Park and Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center on pages 138 and 139 42


Aquatics Swim Lessons: Youth Intermediate – Indoors

Swim Lessons: Youth Intermediate – Outdoors

Swimmers continue to build upon their existing knowledge and endurance while learning sidestroke and butterfly kick. To enroll, swimmers should have a solid knowledge of freestyle, backstroke and beginning breaststroke. To complete the level, swimmers must be able to swim two lengths of the pool using freestyle with rhythmic breathing and backstroke and also be comfortable in breaststroke. (JHV)

The intermediate-level swimmer should have a solid foundation of swimming knowledge that includes freestyle, backstroke and beginning breaststroke. Swimmers will continue to build upon their existing knowledge and endurance while learning butterfly and treading skills. To complete the intermediate level, swimmers must be able to swim three lengths of the pool using freestyle and backstroke and also be comfortable in breaststroke. (JHV)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

Age

Class Size

Fee

Location

6Y to 12Y

$42(R) / $59(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

6Y to 12Y

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55254

M-Th

June 4 to 14

6 to 6:45 p.m.

55454

M-Th

June 11 to 21

9 to 9:45 a.m.

55251

M-Th

June 4 to 14

7 to 7:45 p.m.

55455

M-Th

June 11 to 21

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55234

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

9 to 9:45 a.m.

55456

M-Th

June 11 to 21

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55235

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55463

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55245

M-Th

June 18 to 28

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55464

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55252

M-Th

June 18 to 28

4 to 4:45 p.m.

55457

M-F

July 2 to 12

9 to 9:45 a.m.

55253

M-Th

June 18 to 28

5 to 5:45 p.m.

55458

M-F

July 2 to 12

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55255

M-Th

June 18 to 28

6 to 6:45 p.m.

55459

M-F

July 2 to 12

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55256

M-Th

June 18 to 28

7 to 7:45 p.m.

55460

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

9 to 9:45 a.m.

55242

M-Th

July 9 to 19

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55461

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55243

M-Th

July 9 to 19

4 to 4:45 p.m.

55462

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55247

M-Th

July 9 to 19

5 to 5:45 p.m.

55248

M-Th

July 9 to 19

6 to 6:45 p.m.

Age

Class Size

Fee

Location

55249

M-Th

July 9 to 19

7 to 7:45 p.m.

6Y to 12Y

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Splash Country Water Park

55241

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55244

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

4 to 4:45 p.m.

55240

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

5 to 5:45 p.m.

55250

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

6 to 6:45 p.m.

55238

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

7 to 7:45 p.m.

55246

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

6 to 6:45 p.m.

55229

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

7 to 7:45 p.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55465

M-Th

June 11 to 21

9 to 9:45 a.m.

55466

M-Th

June 11 to 21

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55467

M-Th

June 11 to 21

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55474

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55475

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55468

M-F

July 2 to 12

9 to 9:45 a.m.

55469

M-F

July 2 to 12

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55470

M-F

July 2 to 12

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55471

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

9 to 9:45 a.m.

55472

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55473

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:45 a.m.

Don’t Forget! Resident registration begins May 5 There are three ways to register: 1. By Foxlink Internet and Touchtone

How may I help you?

2. By Mail / Drop Off 3. In Person For more information, see page 155.

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Aquatics Swim Lessons: Youth Advanced – Indoors

Swim Lessons: Youth Advanced – Outdoors

Swimmers who are looking to master their technique and endurance before possibly entering competitive swimming can continue to work on freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke while also being introduced to the butterfly stroke, treading water and limited diving techniques. To enroll, swimmers should be able to swim three lengths of the pool in freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke with minimal breaks. (JHV)

The advanced-level swim lesson is aimed at swimmers who are looking to master their technique and endurance before entering competitive swimming. Entering this level, swimmers should be able to swim three lengths of the pool in freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke. Swimmers will build upon these strokes while also improving their butterfly stroke. Swimmers should enter this level with a strong level of endurance. After successfully completing this level, swimmers should be at the beginning level of competitive swimming. (JHV)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 13Y

$42(R) / $59(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

Age

Class Size

Fee

Location

6Y to 13Y

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55282

M-Th

June 4 to 14

7 to 7:45 p.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55426

M-Th

June 11 to 21

9 to 9:45 a.m.

55275

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55276

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55427

M-Th

June 11 to 21

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55428

M-Th

June 11 to 21

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55288

M-Th

June 18 to 28

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55289

M-Th

June 18 to 28

6 to 6:45 p.m.

55435

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

11 to 11:45 a.m.

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

11 to 11:45 a.m.

M-F

July 2 to 12

9 to 9:45 a.m.

55287

M-Th

June 18 to 28

7 to 7:45 p.m.

55436

55279

M-Th

July 9 to 19

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55429

55280

M-Th

July 9 to 19

6 to 6:45 p.m.

55430

M-F

July 2 to 12

10 to 10:45 a.m.

M-F

July 2 to 12

11 to 11:45 a.m.

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

9 to 9:45 a.m.

55278

M-Th

July 9 to 19

7 to 7:45 p.m.

55431

55281

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55432

55285

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

6 to 6:45 p.m.

55433

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55434

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55277

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

7 to 7:45 p.m.

55286

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 16

7 to 7:45 p.m.

Advanced

Skills Masters Swim

Experience challenging individual workouts in a supportive team setting while focusing on stroke technique, endurance building and both dry land and aquatic fitness. Coaches are committed to the personal goals of each swimmer. Each program is individualized to match the skill level of the participant whether training for triathlons or other competitions, looking to improve technique on a certain stroke or wanting a scheduled pool workout. (JHV) Age

Location

16Y and up

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Fee

54841

W/M

May 30 to Aug. 15

8 to 9 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

$82(M) / $90(R) / $109(N)

54842

44

Tu/Th

May 29 to Aug. 16

5 to 6 a.m.

MIN: 9 / MAX: 20

$90(M) / $98(R) / $117(N)

Age

Class Size

Fee

Location

6Y to 13Y

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$40(R) / $56(N)

Splash Country Water Pak

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55437

M-Th

June 11 to 21

9 to 9:45 a.m.

55438

M-Th

June 11 to 21

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55439

M-Th

June 11 to 21

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55446

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55447

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55440

M-F

July 2 to 12

9 to 9:45 a.m.

55441

M-F

July 2 to 12

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55442

M-F

July 2 to 12

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55443

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

9 to 9:45 a.m.

55444

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55445

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

11 to 11:45 a.m.

Swim Lessons: Adult Level 1 – Indoors Focus on front float, back float and general arm and leg motions for swimming freestyle and backstroke. To complete the level, swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle and backstroke. (JHV) Age

Fee

Location

15Y and up

$40(M) / $40(R) / $56(N)

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

55316

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

8 to 8:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55315

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

Noon to 12:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

55319

Su

June 17 to Aug. 12

11 to 11:45 a.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

55322

M-Th

June 18 to 28

7 to 7:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

55321

M-Th

July 9 to 19

7 to 7:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

55317

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

7 to 7:45 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8


Aquatics Swim Lessons: Adult Level 1 – Outdoors This beginner-level swimming course will focus first on water acclimation, then will progress to front float, back float, and general arm and leg motions for swimming freestyle and backstroke. To successfully complete Level 1, swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle and backstroke comfortably without assistance. (JHV) Age

Class Size

Fee

Location

15Y and up

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$38(R) / $53(N)

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55400

M-Th

June 11 to 21

6 to 6:45 p.m.

55403

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55404

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55405

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55406

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55401

M-F

July 2 to 12

6 to 6:45 p.m.

55402

M-Th

Age

Class Size

Fee

Location

15Y and up

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

$38(R) / $53(N)

Splash Country Water Park

July 23 to Aug. 2

6 to 6:45 p.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55407

M-Th

June 11 to 21

6 to 6:45 p.m.

55410

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

10 to 10:45 a.m. 11 to 11:45 a.m.

Supa-dupa

Scuba Discovering Scuba

Experience the thrill of scuba diving in a pool under the supervision of an instructor. Students will master some basic concepts and scuba skills. (JHV) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

10Y and up

$40(M) / $45(R) / $50(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 10

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54849

Su

July 22

1 to 4 p.m.

Open Water Scuba Diving Certification Learn the fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. Anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit and comfortable in the water can become an open water scuba diver. Earn the certification by mastering the skills taught in five pool dives and knowledge development sessions and by making four open water dives under the supervision of an instructor. Fee includes classroom and pool instruction, scuba gear for all pool sessions (except mask, fins, boots and snorkel). Additional costs include book and DVD, scuba gear rental for the open water dives and a $50 certification fee. Upon completion of the PADI Open Water Diver certification course, participants will be certified to dive anywhere in the world. (JHV)

55411

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 4

55412

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55413

Su

June 17 to Aug. 5

11 to 11:45 a.m.

55408

M-F

July 2 to 12

6 to 6:45 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

55409

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

6 to 6:45 p.m.

10Y and up

$250(M) / $250(R) / $275(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 10

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54858

Th/Tu

July 26 to Aug. 16

6 to 9 p.m.

Swim Lessons: Adult Level 2 – Indoors Continue to work on freestyle and backstroke, as introduced in Level 1, and begin to work on both butterfly and breaststroke. To complete the level, swimmers must be able to swim 50 yards of freestyle and backstroke without help. The first day of each session is designated as a test day to ensure every swimmer has been placed in a skills-appropriate class. (JHV)

PADI Master Seal Team The PADI Master Seal Team class is for young divers who have already completed the Seal Team missions 1 to 5. They will try new scuba activities in the pool, such as photography, wreck diving, creature ID and pretending to be floating through space. Participants work to achieve their Master Seal Team membership. (JHV)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

15Y and up

$42(M) / $42(R) / $59(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 6

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

55326

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

8 to 8:45 a.m.

8Y and up

$75(M) / $75(R) / $90(N)

MIN: 2 / MAX: 8

55327

Sa

June 16 to Aug. 11

Noon to 12:45 p.m.

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

55323

M-Th

June 18 to 28

7 to 7:45 p.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55324

M-Th

July 9 to 19

7 to 7:45 p.m.

54879

Sa

May 12

1 to 3 p.m.

55325

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 2

7 to 7:45 p.m.

54877

Sa

June 9

1 to 3 p.m.

45


Aquatics Aqua Fitness Aqua Pilates Core Control Level I

Aqua Cardio Challenge

Use water’s natural resistance to increase range of motion while engaging core muscles. Movements based on the Pilates method improve flexibility and fluidity, postural alignment and balance. (JHV) Age

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

MIN: 8 / MAX: 12

Vaughan Athletic Center Therapy Pool

Date

Time

Barcode

Day

Fee

54990

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

10 to 10:45 a.m.

$50(M) / $59(R) / $68(N)

54991

W

June 20 to Aug. 15

6:15 to 7 p.m.

$44(M) / $52(R) / $60(N)

Aqua Pilates Core Control Level II Participants who have progressed through Aqua Pilates Core Control Level I training can learn more challenging postural moves. Consultation with the instructor or Aquatic Fitness coordinator is recommended prior to registration. (JHV) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$50(M) / $59(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 12

Vaughan Athletic Center Therapy Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54973

M

June 18 to Aug. 13

6:15 to 7 p.m.

54974

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

10 to 10:45 a.m.

Aqua Fit and Fun This program is designed with fun and variety in mind! Cardiovascular combinations from various influences are utilized to create a challenging and effective water workout. Improve overall fitness with traditional aquatic fitness moves as well as aqua pilates, yoga, kickboxing, running and intense power intervals. (JHV) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$50 (M) / $59(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 12

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55014

M

June 18 to Aug. 13

6:15 to 7 p.m.

55015

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

10 to 10:45 a.m.

55016

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

5:15 to 6 p.m.

55017

F

June 22 to Aug. 17

9 to 9:45 a.m.

Aqua Interval Training Improve strength and endurance with 2-4-6 interval training. Participants will alternate between 2 minutes of intense power cardio, 4 minutes of moderate moves and 6 minutes of strength and resistance training. (JHV) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$50(M) / $59(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54881

M

June 18 to Aug. 13

9 to 9:45 a.m.

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Improve cardiovascular fitness and overall health with traditional aquatic fitness combinations offering little or no impact to the joints. A variety of resistance equipment is used to challenge all fitness levels and achieve a fun, energetic workout. (JHV) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$44(M) / $52(R) / $60(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 16

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54913

W

June 20 to Aug. 15

9 to 9:45 a.m.

54914

W

June 20 to Aug. 15

6:15 to 7 p.m.

Deep Water Conditioning Focus on cardiovascular and strength training with zero impact while experiencing the contrast between high- and low-intensity progressions in the water. Swimming skills are not necessary. (JHV) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$50(M) / $59(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 12

Vaughan Athletic Center Therapy Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55002

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

7 to 7:45 p.m.

55003

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

7 to 7:45 p.m.

Aqua Boot Camp Blitz This advanced aquatic program provides athletic participants cardiovascular and strength training with intense intervals and power moves. (JHV) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$50(M) / $59(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 16

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54893

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

10 to 10:45 a.m.


Aquatics Aqua Health Ai Chi

MS Aquatics

This gentle but effective mind/body aquatics class combines deep breathing with a flowing and powerful progression of movement of the arms, legs and torso. The class is designed to improve range of motion, alleviate stress and increase metabolism and the body’s energy flow. (JHV)

This specialty format is designed specifically for participants with Multiple Sclerosis. A series of balance, strengthening, stretching and relaxation techniques can safely and effectively improve muscle strength and coordination. This class is held in the cooler water of the competition pool for the comfort of the participants. (JHV)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$50(M) / $59(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 12

Vaughan Athletic Center Therapy Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55018

F

June 22 to Aug. 17

10:45 to 11:30 a.m.

Deep Water Arthritis Participants can gain strength and flexibility while relieving arthritis pain and stiffness without excess strain on joints and muscles. An Arthritis Foundation-certified instructor leads the program. (JHV) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$50(M) / $59(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 12

Vaughan Athletic Center Therapy Pool

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$44(M) / $52(R) / $60(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 12

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55020

W

June 20 to Aug. 15

11 to 11:45 a.m.

Joyful Joints Focus on range of motion, flexibility, strength training and cardiovascular fitness while working to decrease levels of pain. This program is ideal for participants with arthritis or muscular limitations. (JHV) Age

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

MIN: 8 / MAX: 12

Vaughan Athletic Center Therapy Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Fee

54981

M

June 18 to Aug. 13

7 to 7:45 p.m.

54933

M

June 18 to Aug. 13

10 to 10:45 a.m.

$50(M) / $59(R) / $68(N)

54982

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

9:15 to 10 a.m.

54934

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

6:15 to 7 p.m.

$50(M) / $59(R) / $68 (N)

54983

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

9:15 to 10 a.m.

Aqua Strength and Stretch Designed for individuals transitioning from physical therapy or those experiencing skeletal pain, muscular fatigue or general deconditioning, this program helps to build strength, improve posture, increase flexibility and decrease pain. (JHV) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$50(M) / $59(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 12

Vaughan Athletic Center Therapy Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55009

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

6:15 to 7 p.m.

54935

W

June 20 to Aug. 15

10 to 10:45 a.m.

$44(M) / $52(R) / $60(N)

54936

W

June 20 to Aug. 15

5:15 to 6 p.m.

$44(M) / $52(R) / $60(N)

54937

F

June 22 to Aug. 17

10 to 10:45 a.m.

$50(M) / $59(R) / $68(N)

Pre/Postnatal Aqua Aerobics Water resistance along with aqua dumbbells, noodles and flutter boards help create a workout to strengthen the body, improve circulation, take stress off joints and help prevent and relieve swelling ankles. A doctor’s verbal consent is required. (JHV) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$50(M) / $59(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54919

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

7:15 to 8 p.m.

Pre/Postnatal Aqua Pilates Strengthen abdominal and back muscles while elongating and strengthening other major muscles. Improve balance and coordination and work on breathing techniques while flowing from one pose to the next. (JHV) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$44(M) / $52(R) / $60(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 12

Vaughan Athletic Center Therapy Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55007

W

June 20 to Aug. 15

7 to 7:45 p.m.

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Aquatics Lap Swimming

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Outdoor Lap Swimming Get some fresh air and lap swim outdoors at Splash Country Water Park or Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center. Register for one day or both days and swim every week for 12 weeks or just the days you can make it. Fee permits access to the designated lap lane from 9 to 10 a.m. only. Rain dates have been factored into the fee and will not be made up. No lap swim July 4. (JHV) Age

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

MIN: 1 / MAX: 5

Splash Country Water Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Fee

56573

M

June 11 to Aug. 27

9 to 10 a.m.

$35(R) / $49(N)

56574

W

June 13 to Aug. 29

9 to 10 a.m.

$29(R) / $41(N)

Age

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

MIN: 1 / MAX: 5

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Fee

56571

M

June 11 to Aug. 27

9 to 10 a.m.

$35(R) / $49(N)

56572

W

June 13 to Aug. 29

9 to 10 a.m.

$29(R) / $41(N)

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Diving

Springboard Diving: Beginner People with a wide range of athletic abilities and ages can enjoy springboard diving either as an activity or competitive sport. Beginning diving is intended for first-time divers and young divers. Note: A $14 fee is required to join the Amateur Athletic Union, which provides class participants with annual supplemental insurance. Participants must be comfortable swimming in deep water. (JHV) Age

Class Size

Location

6Y to 13Y

MIN: 5 / MAX: 15

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

Barcode

Day

Time

Date

Fee

54843

M/W

June 18 to July 11

6:45 to 7:30 p.m.

$35(M) / $37(R) / $40(N)

54844

M/W

July 16 to Aug. 8

6:45 to 7:30 p.m.

$40(M) / $42(R) / $45(N)

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Purchase season passes online at , foxvalleyparkdistrict.org complete the form on page 140 or visit any Fox Valley Park District community center

Springboard Diving: Advanced Competitive divers and divers who have had previous instruction can participate in off-season training, improve technique and learn new dives. Note: A $14 fee is required to join the Amateur Athletic Union, which provides class participants with annual supplemental insurance. (JHV) Age

Class Size

Location

6Y to 18Y

MIN: 5 / MAX: 15

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition Pool

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Fee

54846

M/W

June 18 to July 11

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

$50(M) / $53(R) / $55(N)

54847

M/W

July 16 to Aug. 8

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

$57(M) / $60(R) / $63(N)

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Martial Arts Fun for All Seisan Ryu Karate

Jujitsu

Seisan Ryu is a practical, efficient martial art dedicated to discipline, strength of character and personal safety. Promotion up through black belt may be earned but only through diligent practice and hard work. Sign up for either one or two nights a week. Those who sign up one night per week may come whichever night their schedule permits. Parents may work out with their children for free in the class for ages 6 to 12 after signing the park district waiver. Head instructor David Carr has more than 30 years of experience in the martial arts and is a 6th degree black belt in karate. No Class week of July 4. (KJ) (JHP)

This class will cover Jujitsu techniques for sport and self-defense. It also will explore techniques in Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Self-Defense and Collegiate-style wrestling. All skill levels are welcome and techniques can be tailored to each student’s interests. Additional family members receive a $5 discount. (KJ) Age

Fee*

Class Size

Location

12Y and up

$56(R) / $84(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 40

Eola Community Center

Day

Location

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Tu or Th or Tu/Th

Eola Community Center

55297

M

May 21 to July 9

8 to 9:30 p.m.

Barcode

Date

Time

Age

54437

June 5 to July 19

7 to 7:30 p.m.

13Y and up

54439

July 24 to Aug. 30

7 to 7:30 p.m.

13Y and up

54438

June 5 to July 19

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

1-Day Fee*

2-Day Fee*

Class Size

$30(R) / $45(N)

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 3 / MAX: 30

$30(R) / $45(N)

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 3 / MAX: 30

$72(R) / $108(N)

MIN: 3 / MAX: 30

Adult Beginner Level

Adult Ongoing Level

54440

July 24 to Aug. 30

13Y and up

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

13Y and up

$42(R) / $63(N) $42(R) / $63(N)

$72(R) / $108(N)

MIN: 3 / MAX: 30

Youth Beginner Level 54433

June 5 to July 19

5:30 to 6 p.m.

6Y to 12Y

$30(R) / $45(N)

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 3 / MAX: 20

54435

July 24 to Aug. 30

5:30 to 6 p.m.

6Y to 12Y

$30(R) / $45(N)

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 3 / MAX: 30

54434

June 5 to July 19

6 to 7 p.m.

6Y to 12Y

$42(R) / $63(N)

$72(R) / $108(N)

MIN: 3 / MAX: 20

54436

July 24 to Aug. 30

6 to 7 p.m.

6Y to 12Y

$42(R) / $63(N)

$72(R) / $108(N)

MIN: 3 / MAX: 30

*A uniform is optional until comfortable with class.

Judo Judo is a refinement of the ancient Japanese martial art of Jujutsu. Kodokan Judo is a fun sport, a fitness program and a recreational program. Skill, technique and timing rather than the use of brute strength are essential ingredients. Additional family members receive a $5 discount. (KJ) Age

Fee*

Class Size

Location

6Y and up

$56(R) / $84(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 40

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55267

F

May 25 to July 13

7 to 8:30 p.m.

*A uniform is optional until comfortable with class.

Youth Ongoing Level

Age

Class Size

Location

6Y to 12Y

MIN: 3 / MAX: 30

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

1-Day Fee*

2-Day Fee*

Level

54441

M/W

June 4 to July 18

5 to 5:30 p.m.

$30(R) / $45(N)

$50(R) / $75(N)

Beginner

54442

M/W

June 4 to July 18

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

$42(R) / $63(N)

$72(R) / $108(N)

Ongoing

54443

M/W

July 23 to Aug. 29

5 to 5:30 p.m.

$30(R) / $45(N)

$50(R) / $75(N)

Beginner

54444

M/W

July 23 to Aug. 29

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

$42(R) / $63(N)

$72(R) / $108(N)

Ongoing

*Seisan Ryu Karate has an option of purchasing a uniform for $25 and a belt fee (after promotions) of $10.

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Martial Arts Just for Kids Karate Club

Kung Fu for Kids

This progressive martial arts program teaches the basics in karate, self-defense, sparring and safety. Parents may participate with their children at no additional cost as part of the Parent Helper Program. Family involvement and respect are key elements, and children are encouraged and motivated to do their best in all aspects of their lives. This class is taught by Kid’s Karate Club. (KJ) (LP)

Focus on strength, coordination, flexibility and balance not aggression or competition. Children learn by doing flowing sequences of martial art movements. A $5 discount will be applied for each additional family member who registers. (KJ) (RM) Age

1-Day Fee*

2-Day Fee*

Class Size

Location

4Y to 12Y

$40(R) / $60(N)

$80(R) / $110(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 15

Eola Community Center

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 15Y

$62(R) / $93(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 55

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Time

Belt

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Level

54791

M

May 28 to June 18

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

I

Date

54772

M

May 14 to July 9

5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

Beginner/ White

54776

M

May 14 to July 9

6:15 to 7 p.m.

Yellow/Orange/Green

54793

M/W

May 28 to June 20

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

I

M

May 28 to June 18

5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

II

M/W

May 28 to June 20

5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

II

54773

M

May 14 to July 9

7 to 7:45 p.m.

Blue and above

54794

54774

W

May 16 to July 11

5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

Beginner/ White

54796

54775

W

May 16 to July 11

6:15 to 7 p.m.

Yellow/Orange/Green

54805

M

May 28 to June 18

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

III

54777

W

May 16 to July 11

7 to 7:45 p.m.

Blue and above

54807

M/W

May 28 to June 20

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

III

54871

M

July 30 to Sept. 17

5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

Beginner/ White

54792

W

May 30 to June 20

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

I

54875

M

July 30 to Sept. 17

6:15 to 7 p.m.

Yellow/Orange/Green

54795

W

May 30 to June 20

5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

II

54872

M

July 30 to Sept. 17

7 to 7:45 p.m.

Blue and above

54806

W

May 30 to June 20

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

III

54873

W

Aug. 1 to Sept. 19

5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

Beginner/ White

55801

M

June 25 to July 23

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

I

54874

W

Aug. 1 to Sept. 19

6:15 to 7 p.m.

Yellow/Orange/Green

55802

W

June 27 to July 25

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

I

54876

W

Aug. 1 to Sept. 19

7 to 7:45 p.m.

Blue and above

55803

M/W

June 25 to July 25

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

I

55804

M

June 25 to July 23

5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

II

*Karate Club requires a uniform for $36 for children and $42 for parent helpers. There is an optional testing fee of $39. Age

Fee*

Class Size

Location

4Y to 15Y

$62(R) / $93(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 40

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Belt

52513

Tu

May 15 to July 10

6 to 6:45 p.m.

Beginner/White

55805

W

June 27 to July 25

5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

II

55806

M/W

June 25 to July 25

5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

II

55807

M

June 25 to July 23

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

III

55808

W

June 27 to July 25

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

III

55809

M/W

June 25 to July 25

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

III

*Kung Fu for Kids class uniform is optional; other uniforms may be used.

52514

Tu

May 15 to July 10

6:45 to7:30 p.m.

Yellow/Orange/Green

52515

Th

May 17 to July 12

6 to 6:45 p.m.

Beginner/ White

Age

1-Day Fee*

Class Size

Location

52516

Th

May 17 to July 12

6:45 to 7:30 p.m.

Yellow/Orange/Green

4Y to 12Y

$40(R) / $60(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 15

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54798

Th

May 21 to 31

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

52517

Th

May 17 to July 12

7:30 to 8 p.m.

Blue and above

54382

Tu

July 31 to Sept. 18

6 to 6:45 p.m.

Beginner/White

54383

Tu

July 31 to Sept. 18

6:45 to 7:30 p.m.

Yellow/Orange/Green

54384

Th

Aug. 2 to Sept. 20

6 to 6:45 p.m.

Beginner/ White

54385

Th

Aug. 2 to Sept. 20

6:45 to 7:30 p.m.

Yellow/Orange/Green

54386

Th

Aug. 2 to Sept. 20

7:30 to 8 p.m.

Blue and above

*Karate Club requires a uniform for $36 for children and $42 for parent helpers. There is an optional testing fee of $39.

50

56085

Th

June 28 to July 19

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

56086

Th

July 26 to Aug. 2

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

*Kung Fu for Kids class uniform is optional; other uniforms may be used.


Martial Arts Little Ninjas Karate Club Little Ninjas, an introductory course to the Kid’s Karate Club, helps develop coordination, strength and personal safety skills in a well-supervised setting. A graduation certificate will be awarded to each participant to enroll in the Karate Club white belt program at the end of the session. Each child will receive a Kid’s Karate Club headband. These programs are taught by Kid’s Karate Club staff. (KJ) (LP) Age

Fee*

Class Size

Location

3Y to 5Y

$49(R) / $73(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 25

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

52594

Th

May 24 to June 21

5:30 to 6 p.m.

*Little Ninjas Karate Club requires a uniform. Cost is $36 for children and $42 for parent helpers.

Life Skills Karate Club Achieve a higher level of self-discipline, self-confidence, self-esteem, concentration and coordination in a safe and fun environment. This program also can enhance social interaction and academic performance. All students can earn weekly achievement ribbons. Classes are taught by Tyson’s Taekwondo instructors under the direction of 4th degree Master Kyle Tyson, two-time AAU Gold Medalist. (KJ) (RM) Age

Fee*

Class Size

Location

5Y to 9Y

$60(R) / $90(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 40

Eola Community Center

Date

Time

Location

Barcode

Day

55346

Tu

May 29 to July 10

6:30 to 7:10 p.m.

Eola Community Center

55348

Tu

July 24 to Sept. 4

6:30 to 7:10 p.m.

Eola Community Center

Age

Fee*

Class Size

Location

5Y to 9Y

$60(R) / $90(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 40

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Location

55347

Th

May 31 to July 12

6:30 to 7:10 p.m.

Prisco Community Center

56091

Th

July 26 to Sept. 6

6:30 to 7:10 p.m.

Prisco Community Center

For Adults Kung Fu for Adults Get into shape and gain strength, better balance, coordination and flexibility while learning self-defense. There is a $5 discount for each additional family member registered. Instructor is Troy Walzak, a certified master of Chinese Kung Fu with 30 years of experience. (KJ) Age

1-Night Fee*

2-Night Fee*

Class Size

Location

20Y and up

$40(R) / $60(N)

$80(R) / $100(N)

MIN: 3 / MAX: 15

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54811

M

May 28 to June 18

7:45 to 8:45 p.m.

54812

W

May 30 to June 20

7:45 to 8:45 p.m.

54813

M/W

May 28 to June 20

7:45 to 8:45 p.m.

54814

M

June 25 to July 23

7:45 to 8:45 p.m.

54815

W

June 27 to July 25

7:45 to 8:45 p.m.

54816

M/W

June 25 to July 25

7:45 to 8:45 p.m.

*Kung Fu for Adults class uniform is optional; other uniforms may be used.

*Life Skills Karate has an optional uniform cost of $30 and an optional awards ceremony fee of $16.

Life Skills Karate Club Intermediate Level Learn basic kick combinations, forms (kata) training and controlled lightcontact free sparring. All students can earn weekly achievement ribbons for positive behavior or academic achievement. Classes are taught by Tyson’s Taekwondo instructors under the direction of 4th degree Master Kyle Tyson, two-time AAU Gold Medalist. (KJ) Age

Fee*

Class Size

Location

10Y to 16Y

$60(R) / $90(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 40

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55349

Tu

May 29 to July 10

7:15 to 7:55 p.m.

55350

Tu

July 24 to Sept. 4

7:15 to 7:55 p.m.

*Life Skills Karate has an optional uniform cost of $30 and an optional awards ceremony fee of $16.

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It’s Fun to be in the Kid’s Karate Club!

REGISTRATION & LOCATIONS: Two Sessions offered this Summer:  Starting the week of May 14th &  Starting the week of July 30th Register Now! Classes fill quickly! Classes offered at: Eola Community Center on Mondays or Wednesdays @ 5:30pm Vaughan Athletic Center on Tuesdays or Thursdays @ 6:00pm

About the Kid’s Karate Club:

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Year-round program with belt progression through Black Belt Parents can participate side by side with their child at no cost Over 30 yrs experience specializing in children’s programs Over 25 locations, Featured in The Daily Herald & WGN TV

Good – Safe – Affordable Fun for Everyone! There are many martial arts programs but only one Kid’s Karate Club!

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Show your spirit

Cheer & Poms Tumbling for Cheerleaders

Cheer

Participants focus on the tumbling aspect of a cheerleading squad, including the proper progressions for learning round-offs, back handsprings and standing backs. This is a great way to get ready for a cheer squad or to advance skills. No class July 8. (KB)

Cheernastics

Class Size

Fee

Location

Students will learn all aspects of cheerleading, including the basic chants, cheers, motions, jumps, stunts, dance, tumbling and the importance of teamwork. Children ages 3 to 4 will use progression mats to assist in their development. Children ages 5 to 14 will have use of the spring floor, air trak and resi pit for their progression. Instructors will teach and follow proper progressions so that participants only attempt skills when they are ready. Each participant will learn a newly choreographed routine to music and will perform for their parents on the last day. No class July 4 and 6. (KB)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

$60(R) / $90(N)

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

Level

54651

Su

June 10 to Aug. 19

5:40 to 6:40 p.m.

7Y to 13Y

Beginner

54652

Su

June 10 to Aug. 19

5:40 to 6:40 p.m.

14Y to 18Y

Beginner

54653

Su

June 10 to Aug. 19

6:45 to 7:45 p.m.

7Y to 18Y

Advanced

54654

Su

June 10 to Aug. 19

6:45 to 7:45 p.m.

7Y to 18Y

Advanced

Class Size

Location

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

Age

54641

$60(R) / $90(N)

W

June 6 to Aug. 15

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

3Y to 4Y

54642

$60(R) / $90(N)

W

June 6 to Aug. 15

5:15 to 6:10 p.m.

5Y to 6Y

54643

$60(R) / $90(N)

F

June 8 to Aug. 17

4 to 4:55 p.m.

5Y to 6Y

54644

$60(R) / $90(N)

F

June 8 to Aug. 17

5 to 5:55 p.m.

7Y to 9Y

54645

$62(R) / $94(N)

F

June 8 to Aug. 17

6 to 7 p.m.

10Y to 14Y

Cheerleading Skill Clinics Enhance knowledge of cheerleading while learning a greater appreciation of the sport. These skill clinics focus on the basic techniques of different aspects of cheerleading. Participants are encouraged to attend all four sessions for an all-around experience that is beneficial in applying new skills to their current squad. (KB) Age

Class Size

Fee

Poms Poms Participants will learn choreographed warm-ups, dance techniques, movements and routines. Poms will be available to order on the first day of class for $15 per pair. No class July 2. (KB) Class Size

Location

MIN: 5 / MAX: 16

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

Fee

54646

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

3Y to 4Y

$60(R) / $90(N)

54647

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

5:15 to 6 p.m.

5Y to 6Y

$60(R) / $90(N)

Location

54648

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

6 to 7 p.m.

7Y to 9Y

$62(R) / $94(N)

54649

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

7 to 8 p.m.

10Y to 14Y

$62(R) / $94(N)

7Y to 14Y

MIN: 5 / MAX: 12

$12(R) / $18(N)

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54660

Tu

July 10

2:30 to 4 p.m.

54661

Tu

July 17

2:30 to 4 p.m.

54662

Tu

July 24

2:30 to 4 p.m.

54663

Tu

July 31

2:30 to 4 p.m.

Check it out! Check out Cheerleading Tumbling Clinic on page 60

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Gymnastics & Tumbling A perfect 10!

Gymnastics & Tumbling Co-Ed Flyaways The Fox Valley Park District’s Gymnastics Program provides classes in a recreational atmosphere while maintaining a professional level of instruction. Each class will emphasize coordination, flexibility, balance and self-confidence while introducing students to a variety of skills on the vault, bars, beam and floor.

The Competitive Levels 3 and 4 and Fox Valley Flyaways Team gymnasts have the opportunity to compete in the Illinois Park District Gymnastics Conference for the compulsory and optional levels. New students can be evaluated and placed into the proper ability level before entering the program and then evaluated regularly throughout their training. A minimum age of 6 is required unless given instructor’s approval. Parents are welcome to watch the last week of each session. Call Kristin Balderas at 630-851-8990.

Junior Flyaways

Flyaways Level 1

Children are introduced to all four Olympic events. Gymnasts begin or continue learning forward and backward rolls, working on handstands against the wall and mat as well as away from the wall. They also learn cartwheels, bridges, pullovers and casts on bars; walks and jumps on beam; and springboard and vaulting techniques. No class July 2 and 4. (KB)

Level 1 is a basic level for children who are new to gymnastics. Each class will emphasize coordination, strength, flexibility, balance and self-confidence. Instructors will teach gymnasts a variety of gymnastics skills on the vault, bars, beam and floor. Gymnasts will learn the fundamentals of gymnastics in all areas before moving to Level 2. Skills that are taught include front and back rolls, bridge skills, handstands, cartwheels, proper straight jump vaults, pullovers, back hip circles, candlestick and jumps on beam. A minimum age of 6 years is required unless given instructor’s approval. No class July 2 to 8. (KB)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 5Y

$64(R) / $96(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

Day

Location

54664

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

4:30 to 5:25 p.m.

6Y to 13Y

M

Eola Community Center

54665

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

5:30 to 6:25 p.m.

54666

W

June 6 to Aug. 15

4:15 to 5:10 p.m.

Gymnastics Hot Shots These programs are designed especially for the gymnasts with more strength and flexibility than the average gymnast their age. Classes focus on proper technique, strength, coordination and more advanced gymnastics and tumbling skills. An instructor’s approval is required to enroll in this program. These gymnasts also have the opportunity to compete with the Flyaways Tumbling Team by signing up for the Competitive Tumbling Class. No class July 4. (KB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 6Y

$79(R) / $119(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54574

W

June 6 to Aug. 15

5:15 to 6:45 p.m.

54

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Fee

54578

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

4:30 to 5:25 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

$64(R) / $96(N)

54579

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

4:30 to 5:25 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

$64(R) / $96(N)

54580

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

5:30 to 6:25 p.m.

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

$64(R) / $96(N)

54581

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

5:30 to 6:25 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

$64(R) / $96(N)

54582

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

6:30 to 7:25 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

$64(R) / $96(N)

54585

W

June 6 to Aug. 15

4:15 to 5:10 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

$64(R) / $96(N)

54586

W

June 6 to Aug. 15

4:15 to 5:10 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

$64(R) / $96(N)

54587

W

June 6 to Aug. 15

6:50 to 7:45 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

$64(R) / $96(N)

54583

Tu

June 12 to Aug. 14

11:15 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

$58(R) / $87(N)

54584

Tu

June 12 to Aug. 14

11:15 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

$58(R) / $87(N)

54588

Th

June 14 to Aug. 16

9 to 9:55 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

$58(R) / $87(N)

54589

Th

June 14 to Aug. 16

9 to 9:55 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

$58(R) / $87(N)

56474

Su

June 10 to Aug. 19

4:30 to 5:25 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

$64(R) / $96(N)

56475

Su

June 10 to Aug. 19

4:30 to 5:25 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

$64(R) / $96(N)


Gymnastics & Tumbling Flyaways Level 2

Flyaways Level 4

This program progressively builds on the skills learned in Level 1. Through structured practices, gymnasts will be taught how to do forward straddle rolls, backward pike rolls, cartwheels, handstand forward rolls, back hip circles, sole circles, dive roll vault drills as well as levers and tuck jump dismounts. Gymnasts must pass Level 1 before enrolling in this class unless evaluated by a park district instructor. No class July 2 and 4. (KB)

This program is for students who have passed the requirements in Level 3. Gymnasts will learn skills on the vault, bars, beam and floor, including backward pike rolls, back walkovers and back handsprings. Other skills include stride circles, leg cuts forward and backward and sole circle dismounts on bars, handstands and split jumps on beam and handstand flat back vaults onto resi mat. Instructor’s approval is required to enroll in this class. No class July 3 and 5. (KB)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 13Y

$64(R) / $96(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 14Y

$80(R) / $120(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54590

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

4:30 to 5:25 p.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54600

Th/Tu

June 7 to Aug. 16

6 to 8 p.m.

54591

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

5:30 to 6:25 p.m.

54592

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

6:30 to 7:25 p.m.

54593

W

June 6 to Aug. 15

4:15 to 5:10 p.m.

54594

W

June 6 to Aug. 15

6:50 to 7:45 p.m.

54595

W

June 6 to Aug. 15

6:50 to 7:45 p.m.

Flyaways Level 3 This program is for students who have passed the requirements in Level 2. Gymnasts will learn skills on the vault, bars, beam and floor, including front limbers, bridge kickovers, handstand forward rolls and round-offs. Other skills include stride circles, glide swings and sole circle dismounts on bars, handstands and split jumps on beam and handstand blocking drills and handstand vault up onto stacked mats. Instructor’s approval is required to enroll in this class. Level 3 gymnasts are highly encouraged to attend practice two nights per week. No class July 2 and 4. (KB)

Flyaways Competitive Level 3 This program is for students who have passed the Flyaways NonCompetitive Level 4 requirements. Gymnasts on the Flyaways Competitive Level 3 Team are expected to compete in the compulsory season that takes place from September to December. Extra fees do apply for this class (competitive leotard, warm-up and meet fees). Gymnasts are selected based on their potential, physical and mental aptitude for gymnastics. Gymnasts will attend selected park district conference meets. This class is by invitation or evaluation only. (KB) Age

Class Size

Location

6Y to 14Y

MIN: 4 / MAX: 16

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Fee

54566

Tu/Th

June 12 to 28

1 to 3 p.m.

$51(R) / $77(N)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

54567

Tu/Th

July 10 to 19

1 to 3 p.m.

$34(R) / $51(N)

6Y to 13Y

$79(R) / $119(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

54568

Tu/Th

July 24 to Aug. 2

1 to 3 p.m.

$34(R) / $51(N)

Time

54569

Tu/Th

Aug. 7 to 16

1 to 3 p.m.

$34(R) / $51(N)

Barcode

Day

Date

54596

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

6:30 to 8 p.m.

54597

M

June 4 to Aug. 13

6:30 to 8 p.m.

54598

W

June 6 to Aug. 15

5:15 to 6:45 p.m.

54599

W

June 6 to Aug. 15

5:15 to 6:45 p.m.

Flyaways Competitive Level 4 This program is designed to advance Flyaways Competitive Level 3 gymnasts onto the Flyaways Competitive Level 4 Team. Gymnasts on the Flyaways Competitive Level 4 Team are expected to compete in the compulsory season that takes place from September to December. Extra fees do apply for this class (competitive leotard, warm-up and meet fees). Gymnasts are selected based on their potential physical and mental aptitude for gymnastics. Gymnasts will attend selected park district conference meets. This class is by invitation or evaluation only. (KB) Age

Class Size

Location

6Y to 14Y

MIN: 5 / MAX: 16

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Fee

54570

M/W/F

June 11 to 29

1 to 3 p.m.

$63(R) / $95(N)

54571

M/W/F

July 9 to 20

1 to 3 p.m.

$42(R) / $63(N)

54572

M/W/F

July 23 to Aug. 1

1 to 3 p.m.

$42(R) / $63(N)

54573

M/W/F

Aug. 6 to 17

1 to 3 p.m.

$42(R) / $63(N)

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Gymnastics & Tumbling Flyaways Competitive Level 3 & 4 Boot Camp

Gymnastics: High School Practice

This boot camp is for the Flyaways Competitive Level 3 & 4 gymnasts only and is designed to work the entire body. Expect to be challenged in a variety of exercises, including circuit training, running, plyometrics, kenpo, dance, yoga, gymnastics, core conditioning, pull-ups, squats, abs and more. Running shoes are required. No class July 3. (KB)

Since gymnastics is a year-round sport, it’s necessary to continue practicing to maintain and improve skill levels, strength, endurance and flexibility. This program is structured for high school gymnasts to practice outside of their competitive season. This class is taught by instructors with knowledge of the NFHS/IHSA gymnastics rules and regulations. No class July 2, 4 and 5. (KB)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 14Y

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 32

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54620

Tu

June 12 to Aug. 14

9 to 10:15 a.m.

Flyaways Gymnastics Team Gymnasts at the team level with the Fox Valley Flyaways competitive gymnastics team are required to practice nine hours a week. These gymnasts will perform higher level skills mandated by USAG as well as NFHS/ISHA rules and regulations. Gymnasts on the Flyaways Gymnastics Team are expected to compete in the compulsory season that takes place from September to December as well as the Optional season which takes place from January to April. Each practice will focus on flexibility, strength, routines, form, positive attitude, self-confidence and motivation. The Fox Valley Flyaways compete in the Illinois Park District Gymnastics Conference for the compulsory and optional levels. This class is by invitation or evaluation only. (KB)

Grade

Class Size

Location

8 to 12

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Fee

54576

M/W/Th

June 11 to July 12

1 to 3 p.m.

$91(R) / $137(N)

54577

M/W/Th

July 16 to Aug. 16

1 to 3 p.m.

$113(R) / $169(N)

Private Lessons – Gymnastics/Cheer Private lessons are available for those gymnasts or cheerleaders who are looking for more one-on-one instruction to improve their gymnastics or tumbling skills. Private and semi-private lessons are available for 30, 45 and 60 minutes and must be pre-arranged with the gymnastics supervisor. Call the Eola Community Center at 630-851-8990 to set up a private lesson with one of the coaches. (KB) Options

Fee (1 person)

Fee (semi-private; 2 to 3 people)

30 minutes

$20

$25

Age

Class Size

Location

45 minutes

$25

$30

6Y to 14Y

MIN: 4 / MAX: 32

Eola Community Center

60 minutes

$30

$35

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Fee

54562

M/W/F

June 11 to 29

9 a.m. to noon

$78(R) / $117(N)

54563

M/W/F

July 9 to 20

9 a.m. to noon

$52(R) / $78(N)

54564

M/W/F

July 23 to Aug. 3

9 a.m. to noon

$52(R) / $78(N)

54565

M/W/F

Aug. 6 to 17

9 a.m. to noon

$52(R) / $78(N)

Flyaways Team Boot Camp This boot camp is for the Flyaways Team gymnasts only and is designed to work the entire body. Expect to be challenged in a variety of exercises, including circuit training, running, plyometrics, kenpo, dance, yoga, gymnastics, core conditioning, pull-ups, squats, abs and more. Running shoes are required. No class July 5. (KB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 18Y

$78(R) / $117(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 32

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54621

Th

June 14 to Aug. 16

9 to 11 a.m.

Check it out! Check out Summer Stage: ‘Footloose’ Tumbling & Acrobatics Auditions on page 109 56

Miss

Heart of the Valley Pageant

Saturday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. Prisco Community Center $5 per ticket Ages 3 and up / Barcode 56207

Join us for an inspiring evening where contestants ages 12 to 16 will demonstrate poise, confidence and grace while competing for the crown. A panel of judges will determine various winners based on evening wear, a talent competition and formal interviews. Tickets available at Prisco beginning July 24.


Gymnastics & Tumbling

Little Flyaways

Little Flyaways is an introductory gymnastics program at Eola and Prisco consisting of four levels for ages 18 months to 5 years. The Little Flyaways gymnastics classes focus on developing motor skills, coordination, strength, flexibility body awareness and basic gymnastics skills. In the parent/child classes, children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Please make alternate arrangements for siblings. At Eola, the child care area is available in the morning during the weekdays. Parent Watch is on the third week and last week of each session. Parents are asked to stay during the duration of the class in case the child needs to use the restroom. All of the Little Flyaways gymnastics classes progress into the recreational and/or competitive programs. Call Kristin Balderas at 630-851-8990.

Gymnastics: Little Wigglers

Gymnastics: 3- to 4-year-olds

Parents and children learn gymnastics together in a safe and fun environment. Using vault, bars, beam and floor – as well as the tunnels, parachutes and blow-up air trak (Eola only), children learn how to wiggle and roll, swing on bars, jump on mats, walk on the beams and other gymnastics activities. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult. No class July 2, 4, 5 and 7. (KB)

This program focuses on motor skills such as jumping, hopping, skipping and running, along with gross-motor skills, balance, coordination, following directions and basic gymnastics skills. Gymnasts begin learning forward rolls, straddle rolls, cartwheels, casting, pullovers and swinging on bars as well as walking and balancing on the beams. No class July 3 to 8. (KB)

Age

Fee

Location

Age

Fee

Location

18M to 28M & adult

$54(R) / $81(N)

Eola Community Center

3Y to 4Y

$57(R) / $85(N)

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

54746

M

June 18 to Aug. 13

9 to 9:40 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

54694

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

54747

M

June 18 to Aug. 13

10:40 to 11:20 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

54711

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

9 to 9:45 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

54748

W

June 20 to Aug. 15

9:50 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

54685

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

54749

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

4:30 to 5:10 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 12

54719

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

54750

Sa

June 23 to Aug. 18

9 to 9:40 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 12

54720

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

54721

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

Age

Fee

Location

54710

Sa

June 23 to Aug. 18

10:40 to 11:25 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

18M to 28M & adult

$54(R) / $81(N)

Prisco Community Center

54712

Sa

June 23 to Aug. 18

10:40 to 11:25 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

Time

Class Size

54686

Su

June 24 to Aug. 19

2:30 to 3:10 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

54696

Su

June 24 to Aug. 19

2:30 to 3:10 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

Barcode

Day

Date

54751

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

5 to 5:40 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

54752

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

6:30 to 7:10 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10 Age

Fee

Location

Gymnastics for 2s & 3s with Parents

3Y to 4Y

$57(R) / $85(N)

Prisco Community Center

Parents assist their young gymnasts as everyone learns basic gymnastics skills on the vault, bars, beam and floor. Age-appropriate activities help develop flexibility, strength, coordination and body awareness. Children learn forward rolls, jumping, handstands, simplified cartwheels and swings on bars. Safety tips and spotting techniques are stressed. All children must be accompanied by a participating adult. No class July 2 to 7. (KB)

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

54687

F

June 22 to Aug. 17

4:10 to 4:55 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

54722

F

June 22 to Aug. 17

6 to 6:45 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

Age

Fee

Location

2Y to 3Y & adult

$54(R) / $81(N)

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

54669

M

June 18 to Aug. 13

9:50 to 10:30 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

54670

W

June 20 to Aug. 15

9 to 9:40 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

54667

W

June 20 to Aug. 15

10:40 to 11:20 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

54671

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

5:15 to 5:55 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 12

54673

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

5:45 to 6:25 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

54672

Sa

June 23 to Aug. 18

9:45 to 10:25 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 12

Age

Fee

Location

2Y to 3Y & adult

$54(R) / $81(N)

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

54673

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

5:45 to 6:25 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

57


Gymnastics & Tumbling Gymnastics

Gymnastics: 4- to 5-year-olds Through structured activities, young gymnasts learn basic gymnastics skills on the bars, beam, floor and vault. Skills taught include straddled rolls, backward rolls, cartwheels, handstands, swinging and pullovers on bars, hurdles, jumps and forward and backward walks on the beam. Fun and age-appropriate activities are designed to improve coordination, flexibility, strength and self-confidence. No class July 3 to 8. (KB)

Gymnastics Clinics: Summer Series This series of clinics will help gymnasts who are struggling with a specific skill set. Each clinic will include several stations and drills to break down the skills and make them easier to master. (KB)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 5Y

$59(R) / $88(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

3Y to 16Y

$10(R) / $15(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Date

Time

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Th

June 14

2:30 to 4 p.m.

Barcode

Day

54734

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

10 to 10:55 a.m.

54622

54735

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

10 to 10:55 a.m.

54623

Th

June 21

2:30 to 4 p.m.

54736

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

5:20 to 6:15 p.m.

54624

Th

June 28

2:30 to 4 p.m.

Th

July 12

2:30 to 4 p.m.

54737

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

5:20 to 6:15 p.m.

54625

54738

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

11:20 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

54626

Th

July 19

2:30 to 4 p.m.

54739

Th

June 21 to Aug. 16

11:20 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

54627

Th

July 26

2:30 to 4 p.m.

Th

Aug. 2

2:30 to 4 p.m.

54740

Sa

June 23 to Aug. 18

11:30 a.m. to 12:25 p.m.

54628

54741

Sa

June 23 to Aug. 18

11:30 a.m. to 12:25 p.m.

54629

Th

Aug. 9

2:30 to 4 p.m.

54742

Su

June 24 to Aug. 19

3:20 to 4:15 p.m.

54630

Th

Aug. 16

2:30 to 4 p.m.

54743

Su

June 24 to Aug. 19

3:20 to 4:15 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 5Y

$59(R) / $88(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

Prisco Community Center

Gymnastics Sleepover

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54744

F

June 22 to Aug. 17

3:05 to 4 p.m.

54724

F

June 22 to Aug. 17

5 to 5:55 p.m.

58

Girls will enjoy a night of non-stop, energy burning fun! Kids will have a blast participating in organized games and activities, open gym with gymnastics equipment and bouncing on the clow up air-trak. Note: Register in person for additional siblings. Dinner is not provided, please bring a peanut free snack along with pillow and blanket. (KB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 14Y

$30 first child / $15 each additional

MIN: 8 / MAX: 16

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54632

Sa-Su

July 14 to 15

7 p.m. to 8 a.m.


Gymnastics & Tumbling Parent & Tot Gymnastics Parents and children are introduced to the world of gymnastics to develop handeye coordination, movement to music and body awareness. Age-appropriate skills on balance beam, vault, bars, tumbling, air trak and air equipment are practiced. Comfortable clothing for parent and child are required. Tots must be walking. This program is taught by Tumblebears staff. (LP) Age

Fee

Location

10M to 3Y & adult

$73(R) / $112(N)

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Date

Time

Day

Class Size

54350

Th

May 24 to July 12

10:30 to 11:05 a.m.

MIN: 6 / MAX: 15

54351

Th

July 19 to Sept. 6

10:30 to 11:05 a.m.

MIN: 6 / MAX: 15

Preschool Gymnastics This full gymnastics program offers a fun, positive and safe environment. With a 2012 Olympics Summer Games theme, children focus on tumbling, bars, beam and vault. Every child will be awarded a medal at the end of the session. These programs are taught by Tumblebears staff. (LP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 5Y

$73(R) / $112(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 15

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54354

Th

May 24 to July 12

11:10 to 11:45 a.m.

54355

Th

July 19 to Sept. 6

11:10 to 11:45 a.m.

School-age Gymnastics This program featuring the 2012 Olympic Summer Games includes tumbling, balance beam, bars and vault. Each child will be awarded a medal at the end of the session. It is a progressive skills program with children learning at their own pace. Classes incorporate strength, flexibility, speed, balance and coordination into each lesson. These programs are taught by Tumblebears staff. (LP)

Tumbling Tumbling & Flyaways Competitive Tumbling Level 1 This program is for children who are new to tumbling. Tumblers will work on basic tumbling skills such as rolls, cartwheels, handstands and round-offs. Children also will learn how to string together five skills to make a tumbling pass. All Level 1 tumblers have the option of competing with the Flyaways Tumbling Team. Team tumblers must sign up to attend at least two classes each week. No class July 3 and 5. (KB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 14Y

$60(R) / $90(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 16

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54602

Tu

June 5 to Aug. 14

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

54603

Th

June 7 to Aug. 16

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

Tumbling & Flyaways Competitive Tumbling Level 2 This program progressively builds on the skills learned in Level 1. Level 2 tumblers work on handstand roll downs, back bends, front limbers, front and back walkovers. Tumblers also will learn how to string together five skills to make a tumbling pass. All Level 2 tumblers have the option of competing with the Flyaways Tumbling Team. Team tumblers must sign up to attend at least two classes each week. Instructor permission is needed to sign up for this class. No class July 3 and 5. (KB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 14Y

$60(R) / $90(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54608

Tu

June 5 to Aug. 14

5:15 to 6 p.m.

54609

Th

June 7 to Aug. 16

5:15 to 6 p.m.

Age

Class Size

Location

5Y to 12Y

MIN: 6 / MAX: 15

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Fee

Tumbling & Flyaways Competitive Tumbling Level 3

54360

Th

May 24 to July 12

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

$73(R) / $112(N)

54361

Th

July 19 to Sept. 6

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

$73(R) / $112(N)

54362

Th

June 14 to Aug. 16

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

$94(R) / $140(N)

This program is for the tumblers who have mastered the skills in Level 2 and are now ready to work on harder skills such as back handsprings, front handsprings, back tucks and punch fronts. Tumblers also will learn how to string together five skills to make a tumbling pass. All Level 3 tumblers have the option of competing with the Flyaways Tumbling Team. Team tumblers must sign up to attend at least two classes each week. Instructor permission is needed to sign up for this class. No class July 3 and 5. (KB)

Open Gym: Gymnastics Open Gym is an unstructured but supervised gymnastics activity where children can play in the gym. It provides practice time for each gymnast to work individually on the events and skills they wish. Certified coaches are present to provide supervision, spotting and safety tips as needed. This is not a gymnastics class but a fun activity for the kids. Please pay at the front desk and bring your receipt to the Gymnastics Room. (KB) Age

Class Size

Location

6Y to 18Y

MIN: 4 / MAX: 24

Eola Community Center

Fee

Day

Date

Time

$5 per visit

Sa

June 2 to Aug. 18

4 to 5:30 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 14Y

$66(R) / $99(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54614

Tu

June 5 to Aug. 14

5:15 to 6:15 p.m.

54615

Th

June 7 to Aug. 16

5:15 to 6:15 p.m.

59


Gymnastics & Tumbling Cheerleading Tumbling Clinic

Twister Tots

Learn tumbling skills safely at these new cheerleading tumbling clinics. The clinics offer the chance to master the tumbling skills necessary to excel in cheerleading. All skill levels are welcome, from novice to advanced tumblers. These programs are taught by Tumbling Tots Gymnastics staff. (KD)

Children continue to improve their gross-motor skills while learning basic gymnastics skills in a safe age- and skill-appropriate environment. Games, challenges and a positive teaching style help children develop self-esteem. Children follow skill progressions on floor, bars, beam and vault. These programs are taught by Tumbling Tots Gymnastics staff. No class July 3, 5 or 7. (KD)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 18Y

$15(R) / $23(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Prisco Community Center

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 6Y

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56217

Sa

June 23

1 to 2:30 p.m.

56218

Sa

July 14

1 to 2:30 p.m.

56239

Tu

June 5 to July 10

10:15 to 11 a.m.

Tu

June 5 to July 10

5 to 5:45 p.m.

Th

June 7 to July 12

9 to 9:45 a.m.

56219

Sa

July 28

1 to 2:30 p.m.

56240

56220

Sa

Aug. 11

1 to 2:30 p.m.

56241

Date

Time

56242

Sa

June 9 to July 14

9 to 9:45 a.m.

Tiny Tumblers

56243

Tu

July 17 to Aug. 14

10:15 to 11 a.m.

Children can develop self-esteem, gross-motor skills and physical fitness with their parents. Instruction will focus on gross-motor skills and introductory gymnastics skills on the floor, balance beams, bars and vaulting. These programs are taught by Tumbling Tots Gymnastics staff. No class July 3, 5 and 7. (KD)

56244

Tu

July 17 to Aug. 14

5 to 5:45 p.m.

56245

Th

July 19 to Aug. 16

9 to 9:45 a.m.

56246

Sa

July 21 to Aug. 18

9 to 9:45 a.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

18M to 36M & adult

$40(R) / $60(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 16

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56224

Tu

June 5 to July 10

9 to 9:30 a.m.

56225

Tu

June 5 to July 10

9:30 to 10 a.m.

56226

Tu

June 5 to July 10

4:15 to 4:45 p.m.

56227

Th

June 7 to July 12

10 to 10:30 a.m.

56228

Sa

June 9 to July 14

10 to 10:30 a.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56253

Tu

June 5 to July 10

6 to 6:55 p.m.

Beginning Tumbling Learn tumbling skills safely and correctly. Students learn basic tumbling skills such as handstands, rolls, cartwheels and round-offs. This program is perfect for gymnasts, cheerleaders or anyone interested in learning how to tumble. These programs are taught by Tumbling Tots Gymnastics staff. No class July 3 or 7. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y and up

$60(R) / $90(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Prisco Community Center

56229

Sa

June 9 to July 14

10:30 to 11 a.m.

56230

Tu

July 17 to Aug. 14

9 to 9:30 a.m.

56254

Sa

June 9 to July 14

9 to 9:55 a.m.

Sa

June 9 to July 14

10 to 10:55 a.m.

Tu

July 17 to Aug. 14

6 to 6:55 p.m.

56231

Tu

July 17 to Aug. 14

9:30 to 10 a.m.

56255

56232

Tu

July 17 to Aug. 14

4:15 to 4:45 p.m.

56256

56233

Th

July 19 to Aug. 16

10 to 10:30 a.m.

56257

Sa

July 21 to Aug. 18

9 to 9:55 a.m.

56258

Sa

July 21 to Aug. 18

10 to 10:55 a.m.

56234

Sa

July 21 to Aug. 18

10 to 10:30 a.m.

56235

Sa

July 21 to Aug. 18

10:30 to 11 a.m.

Advanced Tumbling Focus on learning and mastering beginning and advanced skills in cartwheels, round-offs, handsprings and back tucks. Students must be able to do a proper round-off and a back-bend kickover to enroll in this class. These programs are taught by Tumbling Tot Gymnastics staff. No class July 3 or 7. (KD)

60

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y and up

$60(R) / $90(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56259

Tu

June 5 to July 10

7 to 7:55 p.m.

56260

Sa

June 9 to July 14

11 to 11:55 a.m.

56261

Tu

July 17 to Aug. 14

7 to 7:55 p.m.

56262

Sa

July 21 to Aug. 18

11 to 11:55 a.m.


Help Keep the Forest Healthy by Volunteering Once a Month Red Oak has been invaded by non-native plants and they’re choking the woods! Volunteers are needed for the Sun Air Water and Soil (SAWS) work days. Work days are May 12, June 9, July 14 and Aug. 11 from 9 to 11 a.m. the second Saturday of every month. All tools and plant identification will be provided. The project is great for individuals or groups. Call 630-897-1808 to sign up and find out what the project will be.

Connect with the great outdoors

Nature Programs For Families

Roving Naturalist Fr e

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Animal Encounters

Look for Red Oak Nature Center’s Roving Naturalist cart at Stuart Sports Complex once a month on Saturday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. and get closer to nature in a variety of ways. (MG)

Learn more about the animals that call Red Oak their home. Meet a different creature and participate in some fun group activities. No need to register. Parents must accompany their children. (MG)

Fr e

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Age

Fee

Location

Age

Fee

Location

All ages & adult

Free

Stuart Sports Complex

All ages & adult

Free

Red Oak Nature Center

Day

Dates

Time

Day

Date

Featured Wildlife

Time

Sa

May 19, June 23, July 14, Aug. 4

10 to 11 a.m.

Su

June 10

For Goodness Snakes

2 to 3 p.m.

Su

July 15

Tremendous Turtles

2 to 3 p.m.

Su

Aug. 5

Going Frog Wild

2 to 3 p.m.

A Summer Cave Hike There’s only one cave in the Aurora area, and it’s located at Red Fr ee ! Oak Nature Center! Hear the legend of how this unique geological formation was given its haunting name before taking a journey out to the cave. Join a hike through the woods enjoying the sights and sounds of summer en route. Children must be accompanied by an adult. (MG) Age

Fee

Location

All ages & adult

Free

Red Oak Nature Center

Day

Date

Time

Su

June 3

2 to 3 p.m.

Sa

Aug. 18

2 to 3 p.m.

Nature Exploration Bags Borrow one of Red Oak’s newly updated “Nature Exploration Bags” during normal business hours to help explore the woods. There are bags to explore the signs of the season, birds, insects, senses and even a bag for adults. These are free of charge, but a refundable deposit is required. Adult supervision is required. (MG)

Fr e

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Age

Fee

Location

All ages & adult

Free

Red Oak Nature Center

Day

Date

Time

Every day

Year-round

M-F: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sa-Su: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

61


Nature Programs Letterbox Hunt Letterboxing is a fun “treasure hunt” that is being done worldwide. At Red Oak, a small, weatherproof box has been hidden somewhere on the grounds. Visit the Nature Center building to get clues on how to find the box. (MG)

Fr e

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Row, Row, Row a Boat!

Age

Fee

Location

All ages & adult

Free

Red Oak Nature Center

Day

Date

Time

Introduction to Canoeing

M-Su

Year-round

M-F: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sa-Su: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Learn entry-level paddling skills for canoeing. Fee includes use of boat, paddle and PFD. This program is taught by Paddle & Trail staff. (RM)

Family Camp-out Pack up the family and head out for a fun night of camping. On Saturday, enjoy a hike, activities, a campfire and s’mores. Sunday includes a light breakfast. Families provide their own tents and sleeping bags. A limited number of tents are available. Each person attending the camp-out needs to register for the program. Participants will receive a letter approximately one week prior to the event. (LB)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

12Y and up

$55(R) / $82(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 11

Jericho Lake

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56281

Tu

June 5

6 to 8:30 p.m.

56588

Tu

June 26

6 to 8:30 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

5Y and up

Per person: $7(R) / $11(N) Family of 4: $25(R) / $38(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

54304

Sa-Su

June 23-24

6:30 p.m. to 9 a.m.

12Y and up

$55(R) / $82(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 11

Jericho Lake

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56280

Tu

June 12

6 to 8:30 p.m.

56589

Tu

July 10

6 to 8:30 p.m.

Bass Fishing Clinic Join Brian Aim, member of the West Suburban Bass Anglers, for a lesson on bass fishing at Blackberry Farm. He will share his knowledge about the best lures and bait to use, and techniques to catch largemouth bass. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y and up

$5(R) / $8(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56335

Sa

June 30

1 to 2 p.m.

Introduction to Kayaking Learn entry-level paddling skills for kayaking. Fee includes use of boat, paddle and PFD. This program is taught by Paddle & Trail staff. (RM)

Introduction to Stand-up Paddle Boarding Learn how to use a stand-up paddle board in a calm flat water setting. This program is taught by Paddle & Trail staff. (RM) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

12Y and up

$55(R) / $82(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 11

Jericho Lake

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56287

Tu

June 19

6 to 8:30 p.m.

56590

Tu

July 17

6 to 8:30 p.m.

Favorite Animal Champion Showdown It’s time for a voting face-off to determine Red Oak’s favorite resident animal. Pictures of the winners from the fall vote will be on display April 1 to May 1. Guests are encouraged to vote for their favorite animal. The winner will be announced and introduced during a free presentation from 9 to 10 a.m. on May 5. (MG) 62


Nature Programs Adventure Trips Go rafting, explore a moraine, canyon or prairie this summer. Transportation is provided; please bring a zero-waste sack lunch. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult and not require a car or booster seat.

Moraine Hills Moraine Hills derives its name from a geologic formation known as a moraine, an accumulation of boulders, stones and other debris deposited by a glacier. Because of this, there are many different types of unique plants and animals that call this place home. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

8Y and up & adult

$5(R) / $8(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 12

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55072

Sa

June 2

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Canyon Hike Canyons, streams, prairie and forest combine to delight visitors at Matthiessen State Park. Visitors can expect to see rock formations in addition to unusual and abundant vegetation and wildlife. Bring shoes that can get wet and muddy, if possible. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

8Y and up & adult

$5(R) / $8(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 12

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55073

Sa

July 7

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Explore the Grassland Explore the largest restored prairie in Illinois – the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. Look for butterflies, birds and more while hiking the trails and learning more about this habitat in the Learning Center. Binoculars and insect nets (for catch-and-release) will be provided. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

8Y and up & adult

$5(R) / $8(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 12

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55074

Sa

Aug. 4

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Check it out! Check out nature programs for children ages 2 to 6 on pages 94 to 95

J U L Y

Park & recreation Month

Nature

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Nature Programs Connecting Kids with Nature

No Child Left Inside Today’s children have become disconnected from nature; some call it “nature deficit disorder.” Instead of spending hours outside riding bikes and climbing trees, they’re playing video games, surfing the web, watching TV and texting. No Child Left Inside is an initiative by the Fox Valley Park District that encourages children to unplug from technology and get outside to enjoy all the recreational resources and outdoor activities available to them – the fresh air and fun of the great outdoors!

School of Rocks

Cooking Over the Campfire

“Rock out” with a naturalist and learn how to identify different types of rocks. Travel down a ravine to the Fox River banks in search of rocks. Discover how special rock features are formed, and journey into Devil’s Cave. The hike will take place rain or shine. (MG)

Learn fire-building techniques needed to explore different cooking methods over the campfire. A Dutch oven will be used to prepare a variety of foods for a pioneer meal. Everyone then gets to enjoy eating the results. (LB)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 8Y

$3(R) / $5(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Red Oak Nature Center

9Y to 12Y

$30(R) / $40(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53770

Su

May 20

10 to 11:30 a.m.

56079

Tu-W

July 10 & 11

1 to 3 p.m.

Bug Biographies

Drop-in Nature Adventures

Children who like to write stories or illustrate can learn about bugs and search for evidence and inspiration for their bug biographies. Participants will hike, talk about the daily life of insects and then brainstorm together about the stories. Writers will take home their own Bug Biography book! (MG)

Stop by for a self-led, nature-inspired activity and craft. Then head outdoors for a Summertime Scavenger Hunt and explore the 40 acres of woodlands. Top off the adventure by bringing a zero-waste sack lunch to enjoy in the picnic shelter! (MG)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 8Y

$4(R) / $6(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53774

Sa

May 12

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Fr e

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Age

Fee

Location

All ages & adult

Free

Red Oak Nature Center

Day

Dates

Time

Sa

June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Campfire Cuisine

Garlic Mustard Challenge Help remove Garlic Mustard –an invasive plant that threatens e! to take over native habitats – and vie for the first-ever Garlic Mustard Cup in the process! Tools to properly identify and remove this plant will be provided. Work as a team or individually to collect as much as possible, with the winner awarded the traveling Garlic Mustard Cup. All volunteers are invited to a marshmallow roast afterward. (MG)

Fr e

Food just tastes better when it’s cooked outdoors! Learn to get creative with campfire cuisine by roasting something different over an open fire. Everyone will learn how to build a fire and then get cooking! Vegetarian options will be available. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y and up

$10(R) / $15(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

Red Oak Nature Center

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

5Y and up

Free

MIN: 8 / MAX: 40

Red Oak Nature Center

54880

Sa

June 9

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53028

Sa

May 26

9 a.m. to noon

Check it out! Check out No Child Left Inside summer camps on page 90 64

Grow a Pumpkin Patch! Learn how plants grow and then dig in the dirt and plant pumpkins for fall harvest. Everyone will get a pumpkin patch started, and then take it home and watch it grow in time for a Halloween harvest! A snack and all supplies are included. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

5Y to 7Y

$5(R) / $7(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 15

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55006

Sa

June 9

1:30 to 3 p.m.


Nature Programs Kids Community Garden

Fireflies at the Farm

Learn how plants grow by planting, caring for and harvesting vegetables and flowers! Bring a milk jug filled with water each time. Meet at the the Fox Valley Park District Greenhouse at 259 S. Russell Ave., in Aurora. All supplies are included. (MG)

Spend a summer evening exploring the intriguing life cycle of a firefly – where it lives, what it eats and how it creates a flash. Then the group will spread out to catch (and release) some of these amazing creatures. Each participant receives a Lug-a-Bug insect container. Be sure to bring bug spray and a flashlight! All children must be accompanied by a participating adult. (MG)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to 15Y

$30(R) / $50(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

FVPD Greenhouse

Barcode

Day

Dates

Time

55021

W

June 20, July 11 and 25, Aug. 8

9 to 11 a.m.

Chasing Fireflies Learn about lightning bugs – the legends and the truths – then venture onto the grounds to catch (and release) some of these night flyers. Each participant receives a Lug-a-Bug insect container. Be sure to bring bug spray and a flashlight! All children must be accompanied by a participating adult. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

5Y and up & adult

$4(R) / $6(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Lippold Outdoor Recreation Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55041

F

July 6

8 to 9 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

5Y and up & adult

$4(R) / $6(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55050

Sa

July 7

8 to 9 p.m.

Animal Caretaking Class This camp is for devoted animal lovers interested in gaining hands-on experience with caring for animals and managing a small barn. Activities include feeding, cleaning and caretaking of livestock and equine. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

14Y to 18Y

$100(R) / $150(N)

MIN: 1 / MAX: 2

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55632

W

July 11 to Aug. 1

8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Bug Fest FREE! All Ages

sat. Aug. 25 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lippold park to Red oak nature c enter A stroller-friendly, family-friendly event!

Travel the Fox River bike trail from Lippold Park to Red Oak on an amazing adventure to meet creatures who live in the pond, prairie and forest.

Join in the ANTics: • • • • • •

Meet live bugs David Stokes presents “Anthropods Are Fun” Hands-on activities Prizes T-shirts and refreshments available for purchase Free shuttle service from remote parking to event 65


Nature Programs Pollinator Power Bees, butterflies and moths, oh my! Learn all about the insects that pollinate flowers and why they are important. Find out how bees communicate through a song and dance. Be prepared to hike in the woods in search of these pollinators. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 9Y

$7(R) / $10(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 15

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54972

Su

July 22

1 to 2:30 p.m.

Wet and Wild Creek Hike Discover what lies under the surface of the water using nets, buckets and more to explore life in the pond. Wear water shoes and prepare to get wet. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

5Y to 8Y

$3(R) / $5(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Lippold Outdoor Recreation Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55024

Sa

July 28

1 to 2:30 p.m.

Summertime Family Fishing Visit Blackberry Farm before the park opens and enjoy some fishing time in Lake Gregory. Corn will be provided for bait. Fishing poles are available to borrow; however, supply is limited. Each person attending must be preregistered. All children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Park admission is not included with this program. (LB)

June 23 to 24 6:30 p.m. to 9 a.m. Blackberry Farm

Ages 5 and up $25 Resident family of 4 $38 Non-resident family of 4 $7 Residents / $11 Non-residents for each additional camper Barcode 54304

You supply the tent and sleeping bags and we’ll supply the fun! A light breakfast will be served. Please register in advance.

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Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

2Y and up & adult

Free

MIN: 10 / MAX: 40

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56090

Sa

Aug. 11

8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Blue Moon Hike Two full moons in one month? Celebrate the “blue moon” by exploring and hiking in the woods by the light of the full moon. End the evening with a campfire and roasted marshmallows! All participants must be registered; all children must be accompanied by a participating adult. The campfire area is protected by the picnic shelter. Dress for the weather. Meet at the shelter to begin the hike. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

5Y and up & adult

$5(R) / $8(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55051

F

Aug. 31

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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Fishing Derby for Kids Saturday, July 14 8 to 10 a.m. Blackberry Farm

$6 Residents $9 Non-residents Ages 4 to 15 with adult Bring that lucky fishing pole and join in the fishing action at Blackberry Farm. Prizes will be awarded for most fish caught and biggest fish. A limited number of rods and reels will be available, so please bring your own if possible. Registration ends July 11. Barcode 54305


Just for

Scouts Tiger/Cub/Boy Scouts Archery for Scouts Only

Girl Scouts Brownie Bug Badge

Learn the rules for safe archery and shooting techniques, including the stance and how to nock the arrow, establish the bow, draw, aim, release, follow-through and retrieving arrows. Note: The archery loop and pin can be awarded only by a certified Cub Scout Archery shooting director at a Scout camp program. This program is to prepare for Scout camp. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to 18Y

$30(R) / $45(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Lippold Outdoor Recreation Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53073

M

May 7 to 28

7 to 8 p.m.

55110

M

June 4 to 25

7 to 8 p.m.

55111

M

Aug. 6 to 27

7 to 8 p.m.

Explore the woods to search and learn about bugs. Brownies will complete all of the steps to earn their Bug Badge. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 9Y

$7

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53794

Sa

May 12

1 to 2:30 p.m.

Wolf Scout: Fishing Earn Elective 19: Fishing. Learn the rules of safe fishing and fishing laws, how to use a rod and reel and to bait a hook. Leaders and parents may accompany the Scout. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 8Y

$7

MIN: 8 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56093

Tu

Aug. 7

10 a.m. to noon

spring

Call volu ing all ntee rs!

An Earth Week Celebration

Scout Patch Contest

Saturday, April 21 9 a.m. to noon

Red Oak is looking for creative Scouts to help design a new Red Oak Scout patch. The new patch will be announced in September and can be purchased then. The winner will receive a FVPD gift card. Entries must be submitted by June 1. All levels of Scouts (girls and boys) are encouraged to submit an entry. Download the entry form at foxvalleyparkdistrict.org or call Red Oak for more information.

Scout groups, church groups, students, friends and families are invited to help spruce up our local parks by picking up litter and more. What a great opportunity to celebrate Earth Week!

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Park Locations Gilman Trail / Blackberry Farm Montgomery Park North Aurora Island Park O’Donnell Park / Prairie Path South Broadway Park Waubonsie Creek Park

Cub Scout Activity Kits These self-guided kits are filled with activities that will help Scouts e! earn achievements, electives, and badges. Kits are available for Tiger: Achievement 5 & Elective 33, Wolf: 1d, 10a, 10e, 10f, 18a, Bear: Games, Games, Games & Folklore & Native Americans and Webelos: Naturalist and Forester Scouts. These are free of charge, but a small refundable deposit is required. Call Red Oak Nature Center to reserve a time. (MG)

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Level

Fee

Location

Cub Scouts & adults

Free

Red Oak Nature Center

Day

Date

Time

Every day

Year-round

M-F: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sa-Su: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

foxvalleyparkdistrict.org

Call Debbie Smith at 630-966-4555 to sign up today!

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Scholarship Opportunities Look for this icon for progams that offer scholarship opportunities. Residents who qualify receive up to $40 per program season.

Discover the artist within

Arts & Crafts For Youth Weaving Exploration

Young Weavers

Explore basic weaving processes using different materials, styles and techniques geared towards small hands. Children will be exposed to a range of art and craft materials and nurture self-expression in both 2D and 3D surfaces. Children will create one project each week. (LB)

Children will be introduced to the techniques of weaving with papers, yarns, cloth and other miscellaneous craft supplies to learn the skills of basket weaving, hand looms and flat weavings. They will explore both 2D and 3D techniques. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

11Y to 13Y

$45(R) / $68(N)

MIN:6 / MAX:12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Dates

Time

56498

Tu

June 5 to 26

3:30 to 5 p.m.

1 to 2:30 p.m.

56499

Th

June 7 to 28

3:30 to 5 p.m.

June 7 to 28

1 to 2:30 p.m.

56501

Tu

July 10 to 31

3:30 to 5 p.m.

Tu

July 10 to 31

1 to 2:30 p.m.

56502

Th

July 12 to Aug. 3

3:30 to 5 p.m.

Th

July 12 to Aug. 2

1 to 2:30 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class size

Location

8Y to 10Y

$45(R) / $68(N)

MIN:6 / MAX:12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56491

Tu

June 5 to 26

56497

Th

56503 56504

Cars of the Speedway Art Workshop

Beginning Pottery for Kids Discover the fun of working with clay on a potter’s wheel to make a creation. This program includes the basics of wheel-thrown pottery and how to center the clay and make simple shapes. All clay and materials are included. Finished pottery will be available for pick up on June 30. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to 12Y

$90(R) / $135(N)

MIN: 2 / MAX: 2

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56106

Sa

June 9 to 23

Noon to 2 p.m.

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Illustrate a variety of racing scenes, from realistic stock cars and formula racers to cartoon cars, leading up to a scene of a race car in motion. No experience is necessary. This program is taught by Young Rembrandts Staff. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 12Y

$45(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55828

M-Th

June 11 to 14

3 to 4 p.m.


Arts & Crafts Enchanted Academy Workshop

Animal Drawing Workshop

Learn to draw a great dining hall, cartoon drawings, an enchanted forest and a day at the races with dragons. The final day features a whimsical drawing of a phoenix. No prior experience is needed. This program is taught by Young Rembrandts staff. (KW)

Learn to draw a variety of different zoo animals, including giraffes, lions, tigers, birds and more. By the final day will be a large scene of the zoo, divided into several habitats with many animals. Markers or color pencils will complete the drawings. This program is taught by Young Rembrandts staff. (KW)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 12Y

$45(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Eola Community Center

6Y to 12Y

$45(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55831

M-Th

June 25 to 28

3 to 4 p.m.

55833

M-Th

July 23 to 26

3 to 4 p.m.

Create with Clay

Wind Chime Pottery Class

Kids will create a whistle out of clay decorated in their own unique style at Blackberry Farm’s pottery shop. The finished whistle will be ready for pickup on July 26. (LB)

Children will make their own wind chime in the pottery shop at Blackberry Farm. From start to finish, they will design, glaze and assemble their chime, then take it home to hang. (LB)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 12Y

$20(R) / $30(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

Blackberry Farm

7Y to 12Y

$35(R) / $53(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56104

Th

July 12 to 19

1 to 2 p.m.

56105

M/W/F

July 23 to 27

1 to 2 p.m.

Under the Trees

Glass Fusing for Youth

Explore the wonderful world of art with nature as the classroom. Students will sketch, paint, and create threedimensional art using the Fox River, trees and local wildlife as inspiration. (SC) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 10Y

$30(R) / $45(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56264

Sa

July 14 to Aug. 4

9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

Children will make a 5-inch high dog or cat decoration. Participants will use different colors of dichroic glass to decorate their piece. All glass supplies and cutting tools are provided. Demonstrations will show students how to cut glass; however, the actual cutting will be done by instructor Fay McKay. Please specify at registration either dog or cat. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to 12Y

$30(R) / $45(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54517

Th

July 26

4:15 to 5:15 p.m.

Coil Pottery Class

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Try making a piece of pottery using the coil method. Clay and supplies are included. The finished product will be available for pickup on Aug. 16. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to 12Y

$30(R) / $45(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56107

Th

Aug. 2 to 9

1 to 2 p.m.

Drawing Australia Learn to draw the Australian Opera House and its shell-shaped design, cartooning Australia-related jokes and scenes as well as a koala bear. This program is taught by Young Rembrandts staff. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 12Y

$45(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55835

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 9

3 to 4 p.m.

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Arts & Crafts All Ages

For Adults

Leaf-Stamped Stationary

Paint, Drink & Be Merry…Vino van Gogh!

Add a touch of nature to stationery. Hike the woods looking for inspiration and leaves to personalize letter-writing paper. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y and up

$5(R) / $8(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53675

Sa

May 19

1 to 3 p.m.

Sheep to Shawl Don’t Forget!

1. By Foxlink Internet and Touchtone 2. By Mail / Drop Off 3. In Person For more information, see page 155.

70

Fee per person

Class Size

Location

$38

MIN: 6 / MAX:20

Red Oak Nature Center

Day

Date

Time

Tu

May 22

7 to 9 p.m.

Th

July 19

7 to 9 p.m.

Discover the art of glass fusing. Participants will learn to make pieces of jewelry or art using different colors of dichroic glass. Students will learn how to cut the glass, assemble the pieces and then fuse them together. Each piece is unique. All of the glass supplies and glass cutting tools will be provided. Projects will be available for pick-up one week after class. Instructor is Fay McKay. (KW)

• Sheep shearing demonstration at 1 and 3 p.m. • Camp demonstration at Pioneer Cabin • Spinning and weaving at Weaver’s Cabin • Seamstress sewing at Huntoon House

There are three ways to register:

Age 21Y and up

Glass Fusing

Saturday, May 19 Blackberry Farm Included with daily admission fee

Resident registration begins May 5

Let your inner artist shine and enjoy a night out with friends while painting your very own master piece! All supplies (canvas, brushes, paint, etc.) are provided along with step-by-step instructions. Simply sign up, show up and have a great time. An art instructor will show you how to recreate a featured painting that you take home at the end of the evening. Feel free to bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages to enjoy during the event. Sign up at www.VinoGogh.com to confirm your spot today. A portion of proceeds from this event will benefit the Red Oak Nature Center. (MG)

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Age

Class Size

Location

18Y and up

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

Project

54511

$36(R) / $54(N)

Th

June 14

6:15 to 8 p.m.

3 jewelry pendants

54512

$51(R) / $76(N)

Th

July 26

6:15 to 8 p.m.

Square glass bowl

Swarovski Beaded Bracelet Make a beaded Swarovski bracelet using genuine 8mm Swarovski cube beads. This one-of-a-kind bracelet will be completed the night of class. This program is taught by Fay McKay. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

18Y and up

$44(R) / $66(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54513

Th

Aug. 23

6:15 to 7:30 p.m.


General Interest

Medley

Fun for Kids Commander Baldilocks Junior Police Academy

Kids Lock In to Parents Night Out!

Learn the responsibilities and tasks of police officers by joining the Commander Baldilocks Junior Police Academy. Recruits will discover the role of a police officer in their community – including lessons on stranger danger, basic selfdefense and traffic stops – along with physical fitness testing and some role playing. Participants will learn to recognize dangerous predator situations and identification techniques. All graduates of the Junior Police Academy will receive a certificate upon completion. Instructor is retired police officer Lloyd Popp, who spent 28 years with the Aurora Police Department as a school resource officer involved with DARE and GREAT programs. No class July 4. (LP)

Kids can enjoy a parent-free night while parents enjoy a night out! Staff members will provide fun-filled activities in the gymnastics room and more. Kids will enjoy playing on the blow-up air trak, weaving through challenging obstacle courses, playing supervised and structured activities and games as well as watching a movie. Kids are welcome to bring a peanut-free snack, pillow or sleeping bag for movie time. Parent sign-in and sign-out is required. All children must be potty trained and out of Pull-ups. Registration must be done in person. (KB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 12Y

$20 (first child) / $10 each add’l sibling

MIN: 6 / MAX: 16

Eola Community Center

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to 12Y

$100(R) / $150(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 30

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54633

Sa

June 16

7 to 11 p.m.

54427

W

June 13 to July 18

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

54634

Sa

July 21

7 to 11 p.m.

54635

Sa

Aug. 11

7 to 11 p.m.

Balloon Animal Class Make and learn about balloon animals in this fun, interactive class. With just a little practice, participants will learn the techniques needed to take a plain balloon and transform it into a fascinating creation such a dog, butterfly or sword. Children will take home all of their creations at the end of class. Parents are welcome to join the children in class at no extra charge. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 13Y

$25(R) / $38(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 15

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56148

F

June 15

6 to 7:30 p.m.

Get Out and Play Get the kids out of the house and teach them some new games and some variations of games they already know. This session will highlight Crazy Kickball, Jailbreak Dodgeball, Ultimate Frisbee and Toppleball (imagine kickball combined with cricket and baseball). Kids will receive a slice of cheese pizza and a juice box at the end of each class. (KJ) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to 11Y

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 25

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55863

F

June 15 to July 13

Noon to 2 p.m.

Magic Class Children will learn an array of fascinating and mesmerizing tricks involving cards, ropes, coins and mind-reading that will amaze family and friends. While the tricks may appear difficult, participants will learn that magic is fun to learn and easy to perform. All materials are provided, and each child receives a magic kit to take home. Children are grouped by age and always learn tricks that are ageappropriate. New tricks are taught at each session. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

5Y to 12Y

$20(R) / $27(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 35

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56147

Th

July 19

4 to 4:55 p.m.

Junior Interpreter Program Are you interested in history? Like to dress up? Are you between the ages of 9 and 13? Well, then Blackberry Farm has something for you. This summer, Blackberry Farm will train young people to serve as Junior Interpreters in the park. Junior Interpreters will assist costumed park staff during special events. They will receive training in historical skill such as candle making, chores, open hearth cooking, games and activities. To receive an application or ask questions, please contact Laureen Baumgartner at 630-892-1550. (LB)

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Age

Fee

Date

Location

9Y to 13Y

Free

June to September; days and times flexible

Blackberry Farm

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Medley Cards & Games Chess I

Chess II

Chess I players will learn the beginning aspects of the game, including how pieces move, castling, en passant and beginning concepts of openings and defenses. Chess etiquette is emphasized. A $15 equipment fee is required at first class which covers each participants very own club-style chess set and carrying bag. Instructor Darin Link has 13 years teaching experience and has coached championship teams. No class July 2 at Vaughan. No class July 3 at Eola. (KW) (LP)

Chess II includes deeper understandings of openings and middle game tactics and endgame scenarios. Chess clocks, chess notation and tournament rules will be introduced. Chess etiquette is emphasized. All materials are provided; however, quality tournament-style chess sets will be available for purchase. Instructor Darin Link has 13 years teaching experience and has coached championship teams. No class July 2 at Vaughan. No class July 3 at Eola. (KW) (LP)

Age

Class Size

Location

Age

Class Size

Location

7Y to 18Y

MIN: 6 / MAX: 16

Vaughan Athletic Center

7Y to 18Y

MIN: 6 / MAX: 16

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Fee*

Day

Barcode

Fee*

Day

Date

Time

Date

Time

54364

$50(R) / $75(N)

M

June 4 to July 9

5 to 6 p.m.

54366

$50(R) / $75(N)

M

June 4 to July 9

6 to 7 p.m.

54365

$50(R) / $75(N)

M

July 16 to Aug. 13

5 to 6 p.m.

54367

$50(R) / $75(N)

M

July 16 to Aug. 13

6 to 7 p.m.

Age

Fee*

Class Size

Location

Age

Fee*

Class Size

Location

7Y to 18Y

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 16

Eola Community Center

7Y to 18Y

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 16

Eola Community Center Time

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Barcode

Day

Date

54469

Tu

June 5 to July 10

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

54469

Tu

June 5 to July 10

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

54505

Tu

July 17 to Aug. 14

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

54505

Tu

July 17 to Aug. 14

*A $15 equipment fee is payable to instructor on first day of class for a chess set and carrying bag.

*A $15 equipment fee is payable to instructor on first day of class for a chess set and carrying bag.

Chess III Chess III is for intermediate and experienced players or those players who successfully completed Chess II. More advanced opening systems, defenses and end games are taught. Inter-player rankings are used. All chess materials are provided. No class July 2 at Vaughan. No class July 2 at Vaughan. No class July 3 at Eola. (LP) (KW)

Back-to-School

Family Trivia Blowout Tuesday, August 7 • 6 to 8 p.m. Blackberry Farm $5 Residents • $8 Non-residents • Barcode: 54308 Ages 2 and up Get ready for school with a trivia contest for families. Questions will be related to Blackberry Farm and Fox Valley Park District. Grand prize will be a $25 Fox Valley Park District gift card. Enjoy the train and carousel rides after the trivia contest. Light refreshments will be served.

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Age

Class Size

Location

7Y to 18Y

MIN: 6 / MAX: 16

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

54368

$50(R) / $75(N)

M

June 4 to July 9

7 to 8 p.m.

54369

$50(R) / $75(N)

M

July 16 to Aug. 13

7 to 8 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 18Y

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 16

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54506

Tu

June 5 to July 10

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

54507

Tu

July 17 to Aug. 14

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Magic: The Gathering – “Open Gym” Magic: The Gathering – one of the oldest and the best “trading card games” – can be as intellectually challenging as chess but adds a creative aspect. At Saturday morning open gym, participants will compete for prizes (booster packs) with Type 2 decks in various formats. Note: This is a casual room. “Spikes” should find somewhere else to play. Newcomers will be taught how to play. Instructor is Dave Carr. (KJ) Age

Fee

Class Size

7Y and up

$1 per visit

MIN: 6 / MAX: 16

Day

Date

Time

Location

Sa

Jan. 7 to Feb. 25

9 a.m. to noon

Eola Community Center


Medley Around the House Gear Up for Summer

Kitchen Organization

Gear up for a fun summer season with suggestions on how to organize and store all the extra gear involved in summer activities. With the kids home all day and lots of summer events on the calendar, learn how to have everything on hand and ready to go for the beach, pool, park or a picnic. Bring questions and pictures to class. Class ends with an organizing door prize and handouts. Instructor is Sandy Haras. (LP)

Keeping a kitchen organized is key to having a warm and inviting environment to entertain family and friends. Learn how to work efficiently, store everyday items and keep special occasions pieces handy. This workshop ends with a door prize and handouts. Instructor is Sandy Haras. (LP)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$19(R) / $29(N)

MIN: 12 / MAX: 20

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54559

W

May 16

7 to 8:15 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$19(R) / $29(N)

MIN: 12 / MAX: 20

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54561

M

July 16

7 to 8:15 p.m.

Mom’s Guide to an Organized Life

Kids and Organizing This workshop gives parents the tools they need to make organizing a family affair. Learn ideas for organizing kids rooms, play rooms, media rooms and study areas. Kids can help sort, label, categorize and maintain the order. Session will end with a door prize drawing and handouts. Instructor is Sandy Haras. (LP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$19(R) / $29(N)

MIN: 12 / MAX: 20

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54560

M

June 11

7 to 8:15 p.m.

Tips for Restoring Antiques Learn tips for how to refinish, repair and restore furniture in this class. Restoration materials and methods will be discussed. There will be a question-and-answer period at the end. Instructor is John Hendricks, who has more than 30 years of furniture restoration and conservation experience. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$5(R) / $8(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 25

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56102

Sa

June 16

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

This hands-on workshop provides organizing tips, time-saving techniques and specific products that are geared toward busy moms. The program concludes with plenty of time for questions and a door prize. Instructor Sandy Haras is owner of Maximize My Space. (LP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$19(R) / $29(N)

MIN: 12 / MAX: 20

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54558

W

Aug. 15

7 to 8:15 p.m.

e u q i t An

w o h S CAr

11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, July 1 Blackberry Farm’s Antique Car Show features some of the coolest cars in the area including street rods, customized cars and classic automobiles. Included with daily admission fee.

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Medley Science & Technology

Personal Growth Beginning Blacksmithing Learn about the history of blacksmithing with an introduction to safety, tools and the forge. Participants will learn hammer techniques while making an iron hook. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

18Y and up

$150(R) / $225(N)

MIN: 1 / MAX: 2

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56109

Sa

June 9 to 23

9 to 11 a.m.

Adult Basket Weaving Basket weaving is a skill that has been mastered by many cultures as a way to make functional items decorative and elaborate. Participants will be using both round and flat reeds to add color, and use different methods and patterns. Participants will weave 2-3 small/medium baskets during the course of this class. No class on July 3. (LB) Age

Fee

Class size

Location

14Y and up

$90(R) / $135(N)

MIN:6 / MAX 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56500

Tu

June 12 to July 24

6 to 8 p.m.

Video Game Animation Dive into the world of video game animation by creating characters that dance, sing and interact with one another. Teams of two per laptop will add sound effects and music clips to create a dynamic video animation game by using software created just for kids. Afterward, receive a copy of the software and the video game. This program is taught by Computer Explorers staff. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to 12Y

$95(R) / $142(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55783

M-Th

June 18 to 21

1 to 2:30 p.m.

Alternative Energy Adventure Kids will discover how to use wind, water and solar energy to power vehicles. Learn about alternative energy hands-on by building a car, helicopter or bulldozer and using alternative energy to power it! Students will work in teams of two. This program is taught by Computer Explorers staff. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to 12Y

$95(R) / $142(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Sign Language Workshop for Beginners

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Explore the world of sign language through a workshop geared toward beginners of all ages. This class teaches American Sign Language, one of the fastest-growing languages. The instructor focuses on how to fingerspell the alphabet and numbers as well as signs for everyday situations such as meeting and greeting. (KD)

55784

M-Th

July 16 to 19

1 to 2:30 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

9Y and up

$12(R) / $18(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56155

Tu

May 29

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

56156

Tu

July 24

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Rock & Roll Robotics Create robots that rock and robots that roll using the Lego WeDo Robotics System. Robots include a monkey that plays a drum, a lion that roars, a bird that flaps its wings, a sleeping giant who awakens on command and a boat that rocks on the rough seas. This course builds knowledge of simple machines, engineering, programming and teamwork. Students will work in teams of two. This class is taught by Computer Explorers staff. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to 12Y

$95(R) / $142(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55786

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 9

1 to 2:30 p.m.

Cooking Cooking for Pets Learn to make homemade treats for the pets you love. Children will whip up a different treat each week. A recipe book will be compiled and sent home on the last day. (SC)

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Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 10Y

$30(R) / $45(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56277

Sa

June 9 to 30

11 a.m. to noon


Medley For Pet Lovers Hiking is for the Dogs!

Dog Obedience: Feeding Frenzy

Bring the entire family – especially the family dog(s)! Take a hike along Fr ee ! the Fox River Bike Trail to Devil’s Cave, learn about your dog’s “wild” cousins and enjoy a nice spring day. Dogs must be on a regular leash (not a retractable). One dog per person please. (MG)

Teach a dog good manners while using the feeding time as training time. Participants will learn how to teach dogs to wait patiently for their food and learn the basics of good manners at the same time. Bring the dog’s food bowl and their meal (in a separate container) plus some special dog treats. Prerequisite: Dogs should know either the ‘sit’ or ‘down’ commands. Instructor is Pat Rattray. (KW)

Age

Fee

Departure Location

All ages & adult & dog

Free

Red Oak Nature Center

Day

Date

Time

Su

May 27

1 to 2 p.m.

Agility for Fun with Your Dog This program gives dogs a fun way to burn off some energy while enhancing bonds with their owners. Learn to guide dogs through a series of short sequences including jumps, tunnels, A-frame and the dog walk. Dogs must be at least 6 months old and must have their current rabies tags on to participate in the class. Dogs need to be on a 6-foot leash, not a retractable leash. No pinch, prong or choke collars allowed. Please bring small bite-size soft treats and water for the dog. This program is taught by Karen Reeves of Pawprints Dog Training. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

21Y and up

$90(R) / $100(N)

MIN: 3 / MAX: 7

Gregory Island Dog Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54457

Sa

June 2 to July 7

10 to 11 a.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

18Y and up

$18(R) / $23(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 15

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55836

F

June 22

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

55837

F

July 13

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Dog Obedience: Calling All Dogs! Learn how to teach a dog to come when called, a valuable tool if a dog accidentally gets loose or runs out the door. Bring the dog in a regular collar (no choke, prong or shock collars) and a regular leash (not a retractable). Also bring lots of dog treats. Instructor is Pat Rattray. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

18Y and up

$35(R) / $53(N)

MIN: 7 / MAX: 15

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55838

F

June 29 to July 6

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Dog Obedience: Jumping For Joy

Beginning Tricks with Your Dog Learn how to teach a dog to roll over, sit pretty, bow, crawl and spin left and right. Dogs must be at least 6 months old and must have their current rabies tags on to participate in the class. Dogs need to be on a 6-foot leash, not a retractable leash. No pinch, prong or choke collars allowed. Please bring small bite-size soft treats for the dog, along with a blanket and water. This program is taught by Karen Reeves of Pawprints Dog Training. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

21Y and up

$60(R) / $70(N)

MIN: 3 / MAX: 7

Gregory Island Dog Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54458

Sa

June 2 to July 7

11 a.m. to noon

Everyone loves to see happy dogs but not when they are jumping up to greet their owners or guests. Because dogs should always practice polite greetings, this class will give owners the help they need in teaching their dog how to keep their four feet on the floor! Bring the dog on a regular collar (no choke, prong or shock) and a regular leash (not a retractable). Also bring plenty of small dog treats. Instructor is Pat Rattray. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

18Y and up

$52(R) / $78(N)

MIN: 7 / MAX: 15

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55839

F

Aug. 3 to 17

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Canine Good Citizen Program The Canine Good Citizen program testing is designed to reward dogs that have good manners at home and in the community. All dogs that pass the 10-step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club. Dogs must be at least 6 months old and must have their current rabies tags on to participate in the class. Dogs need to be on a 6-foot leash, not a retractable leash. No pinch, prong or choke collars allowed. Testing will be done by Karen Reeves of Pawprints Dog Training. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

21Y and up

$25(R) / $35(N)

MIN: 3 / MAX: 7

Gregory Island Dog Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54459

Sa

June 2

9 to 10 a.m.

Lincoln Park & Gregory Island

Dog Parks Who let the dogs out?

You can, at the Fox Valley Park District’s only parks reserved exclusively for dogs and their owners. Every day, from dawn until dusk, dogs of all different breeds have a place where their owners take them to run, play, sniff, socialize and have a dog-gone good time.

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Medley Fun with Computers

Just for Girls Summertime Spa

Making Your Own Spiderman Movie

Join in for a night of pampering on a nice summer evening. We will start with a fruit facial (avacado/banana) and soak our skin, then design a beautiful crystal charm anklet complete with flip flop and summer themed charms. Enjoy a pedicure section with scrub, lotion, spray and finish with a fresh nail polish application complete with nail art stickers or designs. A manicure will consist of buffing, cuticles, lotion bar and fresh polish application and nail art. A foot/nail brush is provided to use and take home. We end our night with a relaxing drink and snack. A spa goodie bag is provided as a keepsake. This class it taught by Glitzy Girlz Staff. (KW)

Kids will act as the writers, directors and producers of their own movie, working in teams to create their own story and script. After designing their backgrounds and using Lego Spiderman mini figures as characters, they will film a movie using movie-making cameras and software. They will use graphic editing techniques and stop-motion animation as well as add background noise and music. The movie gets a private screening on the last day of class! This class is taught by Computer Explorers staff. (KW)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 12Y

$36(R) / $54(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56410

W

June 20

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 11Y

$95(R) / $142(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 10

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55782

M-Th

June 18 to 21

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Robotic Adventures Using the Lego WeDo Robotics System, children will build and program their own robotic creations. This system teaches children about simple machines, engineering and programming. Students will work together in teams of two. This class is taught by Computer Explorers staff. (KW)

Safety First Babysitting For Success Pre-teens and teens can participate in small-group interaction, hands-on stations, large-group discussions and mini-lectures. Child development, basic child care, handling emergencies, nutrition and safety are covered in a handbook specifically designed for this course. Students should bring a doll, pencil or pen and any questions they have about babysitting. This program is taught by Big Hearts Little Hands staff. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

10Y to 14Y

$43(R) / $64(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54780

Tu/Th

June 19 to 21

1 to 4 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 8Y

$95(R) / $142(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55785

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 9

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Prom Party Wednesday, July 25 6:30 to 8 p.m. Flashback to the ‘80s for a fun night of dancing and tunes! Dress in your favorite ‘80s prom dress or suit, or dress as your favorite ‘80s character to have a chance to win the costume contest. Additional snacks and refreshments will be available for purchase. Prisco Community Center • Ages 3 to adult $6 Residents / $9 Non-residents (Children 2 and under are free) Barcode 56133

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Summer Camps

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Summer Camps Free Community Camps Summer Playgrounds Program The Summer Playgrounds Program offers fun activities such as sports, arts and crafts, reading time, field trips and special events. Children will have the opportunity to go on field trips (fee required) one to two times per week. Field trips will include park district water parks, Blackberry Farm, movies, arcades and others. A complete list and schedule will be available at the playground site the first time a child attends. This is a seven-week program scheduled at four locations. All locations will be closed during field trips. Registration will be taken by Fox Valley Park District playground staff starting the first day of the program at each playground. Registration is ongoing at the playgrounds sites only through the duration of the program. A waiver form and registration card needs to be completed before a child can participate in the program. Sign-up will not take place before the program begins. Times and locations are tentative. The cost of the program is free (except for the optional field trips). Children must be entering Grades 1 to 5 in the fall of 2012 to participate. Verification of child’s grade level and proof of residency may be required. Space is limited at each park so be sure to arrive on time. Program is held outdoors and may cancel due to weather conditions. (SC)

Fr e

e!

Day

Date

Time

Grade

Fee

M-F

June 11 to July 27*

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

1 to 5

Free

Park Location

Address

Fearn Playground

1600 Hawksley Drive, North Aurora

Greene Field Park

Russell and Illinois Avenue, Aurora

Phillips Park**

Main Pavilion on Moses Drive, Aurora

Wheatland Community Park

Barrington and Spinnaker Drive, Aurora

*No programs on Wednesday, July 4. **Phillips Park is in partnership with the City of Aurora.

Ultimate

Destination Camp Choose your destination!

Sign up for all seven weeks or one at a time. Those who register for all seven weeks receive a 10 percent discount! The Ultimate Destination Camps are hands-on, week-long programs led by experienced camp professionals. Each week will be held at a different park facility. Week 1: Become a member of Red Oak’s CSI (Critter Scene Investigation) crew. Week 2: Travel back in time and experience life as a pioneer at Blackberry Farm. Week 3: Enjoy a week packed with a variety of sports taught by experienced coaches at the Vaughan Athletic Center. Week 4: Get wet and have fun at Splash Country. Week 5: Enjoy a variety of activities from crafts to sports at the Eola Community Center. Week 6: Exercise body and mind with a variety of fitness activities designed to get kids moving and adopt a healthy lifestyle at the Vaughan Center. Week 7: Discover the world of performing arts at the Prisco Community Center. There is a $250 security deposit due upon registration for the sevenweek package. The balance is due by June 4. Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

Neighborhood Art

7Y to 10Y

$882(R) / $1,323(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 15

Park District facilities

These camps will expose children to a variety of art mediums in their own back yards. Children will have many opportunities to draw, paint, craft and create. This program is free. A waiver form needs to be completed before a child can participate in the program. Waivers will only be available at neighborhood art sites starting the first day of the program. Children may be signed up anytime during the days of the program. Children must be entering Grades 1 to 5 in the fall to participate. (DS)

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

52662

M-F

June 11 to July 27

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fr e

e!

Day

Date

Time

Location

Grade

Fee

M

June 11 to July 16

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Butterfield Park

1 to 5

Free

M

June 11 to July 16

1 to 3 p.m.

Simmons Park

1 to 5

Free

Tu

June 12 to July 17

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Spring Lake Park

1 to 5

Free

W

June 13 to July 18*

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Cherry Hills Park

1 to 5

Free

W

June 13 to July 18*

1 to 3 p.m.

Tanner Trails Park

1 to 5

Free

Th

June 14 to July 19

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Blackberry Trail

1 to 5

Free

*No programs on Wednesday, July 4.

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Summer Camps CSI: Red Oak (Week 1)

Aquatic Adventures Camp (Week 4)

Become a member of Red Oak’s Critter Scene Investigation (CSI) crew and explore the habitats and their inhabitants surrounding the nature center. Through games, hikes and other activities uncover the clues about the mysterious critter of the day. (MG)

Children can experience a variety of water activities, including junior lifeguard and water safety skills, an aquatics mini-Olympics, work on swim strokes, create fun summer crafts, have lunch with the lifeguards and play some beach and water sports. No camp on July 4. (JHV)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 10Y

$140(R) / $210(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 10

Red Oak Nature Center

7Y to 10Y

$140(R) / $210(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 10

Splash Country Water Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53011

M-F

June 11 to 15

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

53389

M-F

July 2 to 6

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Blackberry Farm Pioneer Camp (Week 2)

Eola Adventure Camp (Week 5)

Take a trip back in time and experience life as a pioneer at this fun summer day camp. Try making pottery, learn how children of the day cared for farm animals, explore nature, learn fishing basics, spend a day at the Pioneer Cabin, attend class in the one room schoolhouse and learn about weaving. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 10Y

$140(R) / $210(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 10

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

52592

M-F

June 18 to 22

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sports of All Sorts (Week 3) This camp is packed full of sports and activities with specialized instruction from experienced coaches in a variety of sports, including tennis, basketball, volleyball and soccer. Participants will attend KidFit classes and enjoy recreational swimming on a daily basis. Bring a swimsuit and towel every day. (LP)

Explore what Eola has to offer in this one-week camp experience. Activities include library time, a variety of sports, crafts, E-Fit and games. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 10Y

$140(R) / $210(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 15

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

52663

M-F

July 9 to 13

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fit ’n’ Fun Camp (Week 6) Run, lift, stretch and get moving in this fitness camp. Building selfesteem and helping children adopt a healthy lifestyle is the goal. Children will receive instruction appropriate to their age level in a variety of fitness areas from certified instructors. Proper form, terminology and information on good nutrition will be introduced through fun games and activities. This camp is open to all fitness levels. Children should bring a swimsuit and towel every day. (LP)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 10Y

$140(R) / $210(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 10

Vaughan Athletic Center

7Y to 10Y

$140(R) / $210(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 10

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

52403

M-F

June 25 to 29

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

52404

M-F

July 16 to 20

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Performing Arts Camp (Week 7) This camp is designed for those who love to perform. Local artists will instruct in acting, singing and dancing. There will be plenty of time for fun summer games and activities. Participants will put on a performance for family and friends on the final day of camp. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 10Y

$140(R) / $210(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 15

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54021

M-F

July 23 to 27

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Don’t Forget! .

Participants should bring a water bottle to camp. For all-day camps, participants should bring a sack lunch and/or healthy snack depending on the length of the camp day. 79


Summer Camps Circus Camp for Kids

Mini-Camps

Blackberry Farm’s annual summer circus features face-painting, Bozo buckets and on-the-ground tightrope-walking. Parents are invited to watch their little ones as they participate in putting on their own Blackberry Farm circus performance the last day of camp. (LB)

Baby Animal Day Camp Youngsters will delight in meeting all the little animals at Blackberry Farm. Kids will have the opportunity to hold, pet and develop a better understanding of caring for animals. The baby animals will love all the extra attention. Activities include hands-on experiences with the animals, crafts and a hike. (LB)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 6Y

$45(R) / $55(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55813

W-F

July 25 to 27

10 a.m. to noon

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 10Y

$40(R) / $55(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55791

Th-F

June 14 to 15

10 a.m. to noon

55792

Tu-W

June 26 to 27

10 a.m. to noon

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

5Y to 8Y

$45(R) / $59(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Discovery Craft Camp Children can explore their creative side during this three-day Blackberry Farm camp. Participants will tie-dye, make sock puppets and create crafts through hands-on activities. (LB)

55793

M-Tu

July 2 to 3

1 to 3 p.m.

55794

Th-F

July 12 to 13

1 to 3 p.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55795

M-Tu

July 16 to 17

1 to 3 p.m.

55949

M-W

June 11 to 13

10 a.m. to noon

55950

W-F

July 18 to 20

1 to 3 p.m.

Blackberry Carnival Days Experience a carnival, complete with face painting, carnival games, water balloon toss, tug-of-war and more. Ride the train, carousel and haywagon and enjoy a treat each day. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 10Y

$30(R) / $40(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56082

Th-F

July 5 to 6

1 to 3 p.m.

Camp Up, Up and Away Children who like playing with airplanes, kites and bubbles will enjoy this camp. Kids will build their own kite, make rockets and design paper airplanes. (LB)

Fishing Camp for Kids Lake Gregory at Blackberry Farm is teeming with bass and bluegill, making it the perfect spot for children to learn about and enjoy fishing. They will learn how to bait a hook, cast and reel in, and also how to behave safely at the water’s edge. Fishing rods and bait will be supplied. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 12Y

$20(R) / $30(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55823

F

June 15

1 to 3 p.m.

55824

M

July 9

1 to 3 p.m.

55825

Tu

July 31

10 a.m. to noon

55826

W

Aug. 1

10 a.m. to noon

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

5Y to 8Y

$30(R) / $40(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Kids Can Cook Camp

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56080

Th-F

June 28 to 29

1 to 3 p.m.

56081

M-Tu

July 16 to 17

10 a.m. to noon

Under the direction of Chef Sandi, campers will cook, bake, decorate and eat their delicious food in a supervised setting. The emphasis will be on Oriental cooking. They will cook their lunch as well as prepare a treat to take home to their families. Each day will include a 30-minute supervised exercise/play time. The young chefs will be exposed to all the joys of preparing food for themselves and their families. All supplies are provided including beverages with lunch. One day will be devoted to Asian cuisine, with special emphasis on food of the Orient. (CJ)

Cheer/Poms Mini-Camp This camp will build self-confidence and self-esteem by introducing basic cheerleading, tumbling, stunting, poms and a dance routine. Participants will learn voice projection, body movements, and cheer/poms jumps. Group presentations will be demonstrated at the end of the camp. (KB) Class Size

Fee

MIN: 6 / MAX: 16

Location

$20(R) / $30(N)

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

54636

M/W/F

June 18 to 22

1 to 2:30 p.m.

5Y to 9Y

54637

M/W/F

June 18 to 22

3 to 4:30 p.m.

10Y to 14Y

80

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to 12Y

$176(R) / $264(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55022

M-Th

June 25 to 28

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

55023

M-Th

July 9 to 12

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Summer Camps Pint-Size Pond Camp

Pioneer Weaving Camp

Discover what’s wet and wild in Lippold Pond. Play games, use dip nets and go exploring through the water and mud to see what lives at the pond and the creek nearby. Wear clothes and shoes to get wet and muddy as everyone will be exploring in the water. Bring a change of shoes and a towel for afterward. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

5Y to 7Y

$25(R) / $47(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

Lippold Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53022

Tu-Th

July 17 to 19

1 to 3 p.m.

Children can see how Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family lived in “Little House on the Prairie.” They will learn how to cook cornbread, make candles, wash clothes, fish in the lake, hike in the woods, gather eggs and take care of the gardens. (LB) Class Size

Fee

Location

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

$45(R) / $55(N)

Blackberry Farm

Day

Date

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to 12Y

$30(R) / $40(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56084

M-Tu

July 23 to 24

10 a.m. to noon

River Critters

Pioneer Day Camp

Barcode

Learn about weaving at the Weaver’s Cabin. Participants will help weave a rag rug and learn how to braid. Make a quilt to hang at Blackberry and weave a pot holder to take home. (LB)

Time

Age

55796

M-W

June 11 to 13

1 to 3 p.m.

5Y to 8Y

55797

M-W

June 25 to 27

1 to 3 p.m.

5Y to 8Y

55821

M-W

July 9 to 11

10 a.m. to noon

9Y to 12Y

Learn about the critters that call the Fox River home. Each day will focus on a different native animal. Learn how each animal grows and survives in the wild through stories, songs, crafts and hiking. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

2Y to 4Y & adult

$40(R) / $60(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54878

M-Th

June 18 to 21

10 to 11 a.m.

Wild Artists Get creative with nature’s art supplies such as mud, leaves and clay to create artwork that can be taken home. (MG)

55798

W-F

July 18 to 20

10 a.m. to noon

5Y to 8Y

55799

Tu-Th

July 24 to 26

1 to 3 p.m.

5Y to 8Y

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

55800

W-F

Aug. 1 to 3

1 to 3 p.m.

5Y to 8Y

5Y to 10Y

$37(R) / $55(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53026

Tu-Th

Aug. 7 to 9

1 to 3 p.m.

Pioneer Day Camp II Children will experience life in the 1800s. They will cook at the cabin, experience farming and chores and visit the one-room schoolhouse and weaver’s cabin. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

9Y to 12Y

$35(R) / $45(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55822

M-Tu

July 30-31

1 to 3 p.m.

Pioneer Toy Camp Visit the toy shop in the Early Streets Museum to learn about the toys of the past. Learn which toys are still played with today. Participants will play with toys of the 1800s and then make a few toys to take home with them. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 10Y

$30(R) / $40(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56083

Th-F

July 12 to 13

10 a.m. to noon

Lil’ Pint Hoops: Mini-Camp This camp introduces children to the game of basketball. Players will learn the basic skills of dribbling, passing, shooting and defense. Real games will teach the importance of teamwork. This program is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. (KW) Class Size

Fee

Location

MIN: 6 / MAX: 25

$30(R) / $45(N)

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

56405

F

Aug. 3 to 17

9:15 to 10 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

56406

F

Aug. 3 to 17

10 to 11 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

Don’t Forget! Participants should bring a water bottle to camp. For all-day camps, participants should bring a sack lunch and/or healthy snack depending on the length of the camp day. 81


Summer Camps Parent Tot Sports: Mini-Camp Parents and children can have fun together while learning a variety of sports, including soccer, basketball, hockey, T-ball and others. This class is great for simple motor skills such as catching, throwing, batting, shooting, passing and anything that involves hand-eye coordination. Parents participate with their children. This program is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. (KW) (JR) (RM) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

2Y to 3Y

$30(R) / $45(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 25

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56407

Sa

Aug. 4 to 18

9:15 to 10 a.m.

Tiny Kickers: Mini-Camp This camp is designed to teach children the soccer basics of dribbling, passing and shooting through fun games. This program is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. (KW) (JR) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 6Y

$30(R) / $45(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 25

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56408

Sa

Aug. 4 to 18

10 to 11a.m.

Lil’ Sluggers: Mini-Camp Kids learn the basics of baseball in a fun and safe environment with no standing around. Throwing, catching, hitting and fielding are taught as well as running the bases and how to play the game. Games will be played every week. Players should bring their own glove. This program is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. (JR) (KW) (RM) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 6Y

$30(R) / $45(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 25

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56409

Sa

Aug. 4 to 18

11 a.m. to noon

Basketball II: Mini-Camp This mini-camp will enhance the basic skills taught in Level I Basketball. Level II concentrates more on teamwork and game situations. Man-to-man and zone defenses are taught along with offensive strategies guaranteed to keep players moving. (JR) (KW)

General Camps Vacation Activity Camp Kids can fill their summer with their favorite activities, including swimming, sports, games, crafts and movies. This program has scheduled activities throughout the day and includes weekly field trips. Bring a swimsuit, towel, sack lunch and two snacks every day. A deposit of $250 is required at registration for each five-week session. The balance for the first session is due by May 25. The balance for the second session is due by June 29. No camp on July 4. Extended care is available for those children who need a longer camp day. A separate registration and fee is required and should be paid in full. (LP) Grade

Day

Location

1 to 5

M-F

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Date

Time

Class Size

Fee

52405

June 4 to July 6

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MIN: 30 / MAX: 65

$500(R) / $750(N)

52406

July 9 to Aug. 10

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MIN: 30 / MAX: 65

$500(R) / $750(N)

Before Care 52408

June 4 to July 6

7 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 10 / MAX: 25

$125(R) / $188(N)

52410

July 9 to Aug. 10

7 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 10 / MAX: 25

$125(R) / $188(N)

After Care 52409

June 4 to July 6

4 to 6 p.m.

MIN: 10 / MAX: 25

$125(R) / $188(N)

52411

July 9 to Aug. 10

4 to 6 p.m.

MIN: 10 / MAX: 25

$125(R) / $188(N)

Summer Fun & Games This ultimate summer camp features activities – indoors and outdoors – throughout the day. There are sports, arts and crafts, special events days and field trips. Camp is for children in grades 1 to 6 as of fall 2012. There is a $200 security deposit due at registration; the balance is due by June 11. A parent orientation will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 4. No camp on July 4. (KW) Time

Location

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Grade

Class Size

Fee

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

52684

W-F

June 6 to 8

1 to 5

MIN: 30 / MAX: 40

$75(R) / $113(N)

6Y to 8Y

$30(R) / $45(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 25

Eola Community Center

52677

M-F

June 11 to July 6

1 to 2

MIN: 30 / MAX: 40

$400(R) / $600(N)

52679

M-F

June 11 to July 6

3 to 4

MIN: 30 / MAX: 40

$400(R) / $600(N)

52681

M-F

June 11 to July 6

5 to 6

MIN: 30 / MAX: 40

$400(R) / $600(N)

52678

M-F

July 9 to Aug. 3

1 to 2

MIN: 30 / MAX: 40

$400(R) / $600(N)

52680

M-F

July 9 to Aug. 3

3 to 4

MIN: 30 / MAX: 40

$400(R) / $600(N)

52682

M-F

July 9 to Aug. 3

5 to 6

MIN: 30 / MAX: 40

$400(R) / $600(N)

52683

M-F

Aug. 6 to 10

1 to 6

MIN: 30 / MAX: 60

$215(R) / $322(N)

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56462

F

Aug. 3 to 17

11 a.m. to noon

Don’t Forget! Participants should bring a water bottle to camp. For all-day camps, participants should bring a sack lunch and/or healthy snack depending on the length of the camp day. 82


Summer Camps Summer Fun & Games Extension

Parker’s Exploration Camp

Summer Fun & Games offers extended care for campers. There are two shifts available: 7 to 9 a.m. and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Campers will participate in quiet activities such as board games, indoor activities and four-square. Payment in full is required. No camp July 4. (KW)

This camp, named after the Fox Valley Park District mascot, offers weekly themes that include a field trip and/or event related to the theme. Each theme includes activities appropriate to each age group. Campers will be grouped by age in the following categories: 7 to 9 and 10 to 12. Field trips include swim trips, nature centers, zoo and more. Campers will take a bike trip every Thursday, weather permitting, and must provide their own bike. The camp fee includes all events and field trips. No camp on July 4. (SC)

Grade

Class Size

Location

1 to 6

MIN: 10 / MAX: 40

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

Before Care 52692

$20(R) / $30(N)

W-F

June 6 to 8

7 to 9 a.m.

52686

$100(R) / $150(N)

M-F

June 11 to July 6

7 to 9 a.m.

M-F

July 9 to Aug. 3

7 to 9 a.m.

M-F

Aug. 6 to 10

7 to 9 a.m.

52688

$100(R) / $150(N)

52690

$30(R) / $45(N)

Age

Location

7Y to 12Y

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

53714

$295(R) / $443(N)

M-F

June 11 to 29

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MIN: 40 / MAX: 60

53715

$295(R) / $443(N)

M-F

July 2 to 20

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MIN: 40 / MAX: 60

53718

$295(R) / $443(N)

M-F

July 23 to Aug. 10

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MIN: 40 / MAX: 60

53716

$80(R) / $120(N)

M-F

June 11 to 29

7:30 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 20

53717

$80(R) / $120(N)

M-F

July 2 to 20

7:30 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 20

53719

$80(R) / $120(N)

M-F

July 23 to Aug. 10

7:30 to 9 a.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 20

53721

$80(R) / $120(N)

M-F

June 11 to 29

4 to 5:30 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 20

53722

$80(R) / $120(N)

M-F

July 2 to 20

4 to 5:30 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 20

53723

$80(R) / $120(N)

M-F

July 23 to Aug. 10

4 to 5:30 p.m.

MIN: 5 / MAX: 20

After Care 52693

$20(R) / $30(N)

W-F

June 6 to 8

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

52687

$100(R) / $150(N)

M-F

June 11 to July 6

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

52689

$100(R) / $150(N)

M-F

July 9 to Aug. 3

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

52691

$30(R) / $45(N)

M-F

Aug. 6 to 10

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Swimtastic Summer Camp Swimtastic Summer Camp is a half-day camp that focuses on building both swimming skills and overall confidence in the water. Campers will be divided according to swim skills for a portion of the camp to work on swim strokes and drills. Campers also will work together as a team to learn basic emergency response skills through a Junior Lifeguarding program that includes water rescues and CPR. All campers will receive a certificate for their participation in both swim lessons and Junior Lifeguarding. (JHV) Age

Fee

Class Size

6Y to 10Y

$80(R) / $112(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 18

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Location

53399

M-F

June 18 to 22

9 a.m. to noon

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition/Leisure Pools

53400

M-F

July 16 to 20

9 a.m. to noon

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition/Leisure Pools

53401

M-F

Aug. 6 to 10

9 a.m. to noon

Vaughan Athletic Center Competition/Leisure Pools

53402

M-F

June 18 to 22

9 a.m. to noon

Splash Country Water Park

53403

M-F

July 16 to 20

9 a.m. to noon

Splash Country Water Park

53404

M-F

Aug. 6 to 10

9 a.m. to noon

Splash Country Water Park

53405

M-F

June 18 to 22

9 a.m. to noon

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center

53406

M-F

July 16 to 20

9 a.m. to noon

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center

53407

M-F

Aug. 6 to 10

9 a.m. to noon

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center

Before Care

After Care

Just for Teens Summer Volunteen Camp This camp is designed for teens to learn to build leadership skills and community awareness as well as develop a lifetime commitment to service through volunteer opportunities within the park district. The benefits of this camp include making social contacts, building confidence and self-esteem, meeting new friends, keeping active and having fun. Some of the activities will include team-building activities, community speakers, hand-on experiences and sharing their time and talent with the community. (DS) Age

Class Size

Location

Counselor in Training

13Y to 16Y

MIN: 8 / MAX: 25

Prisco Community Center

Teens ages 14 and 15 can get real-life, hands-on camp counselor experience through the park district’s Counselor in Training program. Teens will assist in day-to-day camp counselor duties and activities and will learn leadership skills, teamwork, problemsolving skills, responsibility, safety and patience. Teens must interview with a park district supervisor in order to be chosen for this program. Please contact the Vaughan Athletic Center, Eola Community Center, Red Oak Nature Center or Blackberry Farm for more information about this program.

Barcode

Day

Time

Date

Fee

53055

M-F

June 11 to 22

9 a.m. to noon

$40(R) / $60(N)

53056

M-F

June 25 to July 6*

9 a.m. to noon

$36(R) / $54(N)

*No program on Wednesday, July 4.

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Summer Camps Dodge Ball Camp

General Sports

This fast-moving camp will have the kids running, throwing, dodging and ducking their way to victory. They will play several variations of the game, including three on-three, tag team and last man standing. This camp is run by Kids First Sports Safety Inc. staff. (KJ)

Tiny-Hawks Basketball & Soccer

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

The essentials of basketball and soccer are introduced in a fun and safe environment with lots of encouragement. Campers must be between 42 and 48 months of age and toilet trained in order to participate. Trained staff will teach children balance, body movement, hand/eye coordination and skill development through a series of sport-specific games tailored to their attention spans. This program is taught by Skyhawks Sports. (RM)

9 to 14

$109(R) / $162(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 40

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56111

M-F

July 23 to 27

9 a.m. to noon

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 4Y

$69(R) / $104(N)

MIN 6: / MAX:18

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56358

M-F

June 4 to June 8

4:30 to 5:30 pm.

Quarterback Skills Camp Nationally recognized quarterback coach Steve Gregory of Quarterback Farm will introduce players to proven quarterback training methods designed to improve footwork, accuracy and position knowledge. There is a $5 discount for siblings. (KJ) Age

Class Size

Location

Mini-Hawk Basketball, Baseball, & Soccer

8Y to 14Y

MIN: 6 / MAX: 32

McCarty Park

The essentials of baseball, basketball and soccer are taught in a safe, structured environment with lots of encouragement and a big focus on fun. Mini-Hawk games and activities were designed to allow campers to explore balance, movement, hand/eye coordination and skill development at their own pace. This program is taught by Skyhawks Sports. (RM)

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Fee

55868

Tu-Th

June 19 to 21

9 to 11 a.m.

$125(R) / $175(N)

56575

Tu-Th

July 17 to 19

9 to 11 a.m.

$125(R) / $175(N)

56576

Sa-Su

July 28 to 29

9 to 11 a.m.

$80(R) / $150(N)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 7Y

$89(R) / $134(N)

MIN 6: / MAX:18

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56359

M-F

June 4 to June 8

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Indoor Playhouse is an exciting adventure where young children can travel through 4,000 square feet and two stories of fun mazes, punching bags, spiral slides and much more.

INDOOR PLAYHOUSE

At the Vaughan Athletic Center! 2121 W. Indian Trail, Aurora

84

Open to the Public (Ages 3-11)

Children can enjoy up to two hours of crawling, running and jumping in the Indoor Playhouse. Parents are required to stay with their children in the playground area. Supervision is not provided. Socks are required.

Residents and Members: $2 per hour per child Non-residents: $3 per hour per child Indoor Playhouse Hours Saturday: 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday: 8 a.m. to noon

Private Rentals Gather friends and plan a play date in the Indoor Playhouse. Parental supervision and reservations are required.

For more information, call 630-907-9600, ext. 1110


Summer Camps Sports Festival Summer Camp

Middle School Football Camp

Students in grades 5, 6 and 7 (as of May) will play many games, including basketball, volleyball and tennis. Co-recreational games of kickball, four-square and use of the indoor aquatics center also will be included. Counselors will promote Character Counts training, emphasizing the ethical and character-building aspects of athletic competition. (JR)

This instructional camp offers skill positions training, techniques on speed and quickness per position, offensive and defensive purpose factors, body balance and first-step directional movements. (RM)

Grade

Fee

Class Size

Location

5 to 7

$100(R) / $125(N)

MIN: 12 / MAX: 20

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55948

M-Th

June 4 to 28

9 a.m. to noon

Grade

Fee

Class Size

Location

5 to 8

$45(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 40

McCullough Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56200

M-Th

June 25 to 28

Noon to 3 p.m.

56205

M-Th

July 16 to 19

Noon to 3 p.m.

Co-Ed Lacrosse Camp

Sports Academy: Lacrosse Find out why lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports in the country. Lacrosse combines the basic skills used in soccer, basketball and hockey into a fast-paced, high-scoring game. Athletes will learn all the fundamentals of stick handling, cradling, passing and shooting in a fun, non-checking environment. Staff also focuses on respect, teamwork and discipline. (KJ) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 12Y

$99(R) / $149(N)

MIN: 12 / MAX: 32

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55864

M-F

June 11 to 15

9 a.m. to noon

All Sports Camp This camp is for the all-around athlete or for someone who wants to try it all. Sports such as soccer, basketball, hockey, football and baseball will be taught in detail. The main focal point of this camp is teamwork and sportsmanship. Each sport is covered in a way so that all participants can contribute to their team’s success. This camp is not about winning or losing – it’s about having fun and learning. This camp is taught by All Star Sports instruction staff. (JR) (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

5Y to 9Y

$98(R) / $147(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 30

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

52664

M-F

June 11 to 15

9 to 11 a.m.

52665

M-F

July 30 to Aug. 3

3 to 5 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

5Y to 9Y

$98(R) / $147(N)

MIN: 12 / MAX: 20

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

52666

M-F

June 18 to 22

9 to 11 a.m.

East Aurora Track & Field Summer Camp Participate in a variety of track-based activities covering the basic principles of running and jumping. These skills can be applied to football, soccer, basketball, baseball, track and field and cross-country. (RM) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 16Y

$25(R) / $35(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 40

East Aurora High School

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56211

M-Th

June 18 to 28

8:30 to 11 a.m.

56212

M-Th

July 9 to 19

8:30 to 11 a.m.

Learn the fundamentals of lacrosse in a fun and safe environment. Many mechanical skills will be taught while also covering game-time situations and strategies. Participants will learn the sport while emphasizing teamwork and sportsmanship. This camp is taught by a All Star Sports instruction staff. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 12Y

$98(R) / $147(N)

MIN: 12 / MAX: 24

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

52676

M-F

July 9 to 13

2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Badminton Camp This instructional camp prepares players to succeed in badminton. Coaches plan strategic, preparation drills and games that will increase skills through fundamentals. The camp offers preparation training such as hand grips, racket positioning and serving-plus spiking techniques for this fast-paced game. This class is taught by Kids First Sports Safety, Inc. staff. (KJ) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

9Y to 14Y

$109(R) / $162(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 30

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56108

M-F

July 9 to 13

9 a.m. to noon

Flag Football Camp Participants can enjoy a week of action-packed football in a fun and safe environment. Beginners as well as little pros are welcome. This is a chance for children to learn the game without pads and helmets. There are no tackling strategies. Activities are planned to keep everyone thinking and moving. Equipment is provided. This camp is scheduled for outdoors unless the weather is inclement. This camp is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. (KW) (JR) Grade

Fee

1 to 3

$98(R) / $147(N)

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Location

52671

M-F

July 16 to 20

4 to 6 p.m.

MIN: 8 / MAX: 30

Eola Community Center

52672

M-F

July 16 to 20

1 to 3 p.m.

MIN: 12 / MAX: 20

Vaughan Athletic Center

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Summer Camps Baseball/Softball

Basketball

Baseball Camp

East Aurora Boys Basketball Camp

Extend the baseball season, whether just beginning or already a superstar. This camp is designed to equip ballplayers with proper attitude, mechanics and knowhow of the game to ensure confidence in their future endeavors with baseball. Participants should bring their own glove. This camp is taught by a All Star Sports instruction staff. (KW) (JR) Age

Day

Fee

6Y to 12Y

M-F

$98(R) / $147(N)

Barcode

Date

Time

Class Size

Location

52667

June 11 to 15

3 to 5 p.m.

MIN: 10 / MAX: 20

Vaughan Athletic Center

52668

June 18 to 22

1 to 3 p.m.

MIN: 8 / MAX: 30

Eola Community Center

Girls Softball Camp The camp is designed to teach young women the basic fundamentals along with the know-how of the game so they can move to the next level with confidence. All aspects of the game will be covered: pitching techniques, hitting, bunting, base running, infield, outfield and catching. Both offense and defensive strategies will be taught using games and individual instruction. Participants should bring their own glove. This camp is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. (JR) (KW) Age

Day

Fee

6Y to 12Y

M-F

$98(R) / $147(N)

Barcode

Date

Time

Class Size

Location

52669

June 11 to 15

3 to 5 p.m.

MIN: 12 / MAX: 20

Vaughan Athletic Center

52670

June 18 to 22

1 to 3 p.m.

MIN: 8 / MAX: 30

Eola Community Center

Skateboarding Rippers Camp Both beginner and intermediate skaters will learn new skills. Beginners will learn how to start, stop, drop in, ollies, basic ramp riding, balance and tricks. Intermediate riders are taught skills and tricks based on their abilities. Participants must bring their own skateboard. Helmet, knee, elbow and wrist guards are strongly encouraged. This class is taught by the owner of Team Skateboard, Inc. (KJ) Location

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Hupp Skate Park, Illinois Ave. and Orchard Rd.

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

Age

52932

$55(R) / $80(N)

M-Th

March 26 to 29

9 to 10 a.m.

5Y to 7Y

52933

$110(R) / $150(N)

M-Th

March 26 to 29

10 a.m. to noon

8Y to 13Y

86

Day

Date

Fee

Location

M-F

June 4 to 8

$30(R) / $40(N)

East Aurora High School

Barcode

Time

Grade

Class Size

56291

9 to 11 a.m.

9 to 12

MIN: 40 / MAX: 100

56292

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

6 to 8

MIN: 30 / MAX: 100

Basketball Camp Participants will not only advance their skills but learn the importance of teamwork and a positive mental attitude. Each day will consist of stretching and warm-ups, drills and skills, a strategy session and then games. Equipment is provided. This camp is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. (JR) (KW) Fee $98(R) / $147(N) Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

Class Size

Location

52675

M-F

June 18 to 22

11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

6Y to 8Y

MIN: 12 / MAX: 20

Vaughan Athletic Center

52674

M-F

June 25 to 29

9 to 11 a.m.

4Y to 6Y

MIN: 8 / MAX: 30

Eola Community Center

Middle School Basketball Camp This camp teaches the fundamentals of basketball, including ball handling, shooting, defense and passing. Kids will be coached through drills and game play. (RM)

Skateboarding

Class Size

Pass, dribble and shoot in this fun boys basketball camp. Learn the fundamentals of offense and defense, game play and how to compete with good sportsmanship. (RM)

Grade

Fee

Class Size

Location

5 to 8

$45(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56194

M-Th

June 18 to 21

Noon to 3 p.m.

56198

M-Th

July 9 to 12

Noon to 3 p.m.

Co-Ed Youth Basketball Camp This instructional camp is designed to introduce younger players to the game of basketball and to challenge older players to develop and refine their basketball skills. Campers will be placed in groups by grade: K-1, 2-3 and 4-5. The camp consists of individual and team drills as well as fun, competitive games and contests. Special attention is given to the fundamentals of shooting, ball handling, passing and defense. Time also is spent developing team concepts as well as offensive and defensive game strategies. Individual attention will be given to each participant, and campers will be challenged to compete and improve their skills against other campers of the same age. (KJ) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 11Y

$70(R) / $86(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 24

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55866

M-F

July 16 to 20

9 a.m. to noon

55867

M-F

Aug. 6 to 10

9 a.m. to noon


Summer Camps Soccer

Volleyball

East Aurora Soccer Camp

Volleyball Camp

Pass, dribble and score in this fundamental soccer camp, where students learn the basics needed to advance their talents. This camp is taught by East Aurora’s soccer players. (RM) Day

Date

Fee

Location

M-F

June 11 to 15

$30(R) / $40(N)

East Aurora High School

Barcode

Time

Grade

Class Size

56293

9 to 11 a.m.

7 to 12

MIN: 20 / MAX: 100

56294

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

1 to 6

MIN: 15 / MAX: 35

Soccer Camp Each day consists of stretching and warm-ups, drills and skills and fun competitions – all leading to a game. Participants must bring their own soccer ball and wear shin guards. This camp is taught by All Star Sports Instruction staff. (JR) (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

5Y to 7Y

$98(R) / $147(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 30

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Location

52673

M-F

June 25 to 29

1 to 3 p.m.

Eola Community Center

53101

M-F

June 25 to 29

1 to 3 p.m.

Vaughan Athletic Center

Phutbol Phenom Soccer Camp

These camps will focus on proper technique and skills used in grade school through high school. Instruction will include court movement, footwork, passing, underhand and overhand serving, setting, hitting and blocking. Skills are relevant to grade level and player experience. This camp is taught by Cyclones Volleyball staff. (JR) Days

Date

Class Size

Location

M-F

Aug. 6 to 10

MIN: 6 / MAX: 30

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Fee

Time

Grade

53749

$50(R) / $75(N)

9 to 10 a.m.

6

53750

$75(R) / $100(N)

10 to 11:30 a.m.

7

53751

$75(R) / $100(N)

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

8

53752

$100(R) / $125(N)

9 to 11 a.m.

9

53753

$100(R) / $125(N)

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

10

Tennis Tennis Camp

In this camp, soccer players can improve their skills and learn life lessons such as teamwork, discipline, commitment, perseverance and sportsmanship. This camp is taught by Phutbol Phenom staff. (RM) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

5Y to 10Y

$90(R) / $135(N)

MIN: 20 / MAX: 50

McCullough Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56252

M-F

July 16 to 20

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Players will learn the fundamentals of tennis and participate in drills and games. Balls and use of rackets will be provided. No class July 4 and 5. (BSV) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 18Y

$40(R) / $80(N)

MIN: 30 / MAX: 120

Phillips Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53930

M-Th

June 11 to July 26

9 a.m. to noon

53931

M-Th

June 11 to July 26

1 to 4 p.m.

Soccer Camp with the Pros Campers of all levels work on skills and strategies in a curriculum that is game-like and fun. Each participant receives a camp T-shirt, soccer ball and player evaluation. Mini Kickers focuses on beginners. Half-Day Camp focuses on dribbling, passing/receiving and shooting skills as well as team tactics and strategies in an interactive game and scrimmage. The Full-Day Camp includes a lunch break. This camp is taught by Chicago Storm soccer team members and collegiate soccer players and coaches. Camp ends at 1:00 p.m. on Friday. (KW) Day

Date

Location

M-F

July 16 to 20

Spring Lake Park

Barcode

Fee

Time

Age

Class Size

Level

55814

$145(R) / $217(N)

9 a.m. to noon

4Y to 6Y

MIN: 15 / MAX: 75

Mini Kickers

55815

$145(R) / $217(N)

9 a.m. to noon

7Y to 13Y

MIN: 15 / MAX: 50

Half-Day Camp

55816

$180(R) / $270(N)

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

7Y to 13Y

MIN: 15 / MAX: 75

Full-Day Camp

87


Summer Camps The First Tee Player Level Golf Program

Golf

The Player Level is designed to teach 8-year-olds with previous golf/First Tee experience the proper way to “play” the game from tee to green. Player Level classes are five-day sessions. The First Tee Life Skills curriculum will be introduced. New this year: registration will be accepted online only at thefirstteeaurora.org. Call Dan Abella at 630-499-0680 for more information. (RM)

Beginning Golf Skyhawks Golf builds confidence in young players by teaching proper techniques and essential skills for the game. Skyhawks uses the Starting New at Golf (SNAG) system that utilizes a set of equipment designed for beginning golfers, including oversized plastic club heads and “mini tennis balls” to help build confidence and have fun. Developed by PGA professionals, SNAG is specifically designed for the entry-level player; SNAG simplifies instruction so that young players can make an easy and effective transition onto the golf course. No need to buy golf clubs – all equipment is provided. (KJ) (RM) Age

Day

Class Size

5Y to 10Y

M-F

MIN: 8 / MAX: 32

Barcode

Date

Time

Location

Fee

55865

July 23 to 27

9 a.m. to noon

Eola Community Center

$99

56360

July 30 to Aug. 3

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Prisco Community Center

$69

Fee

Location

8Y (by Sept. 1) to 9Y

$80(R) / $90(N)

The First Tee Nadler Golf House of Learning at Phillips Park Golf Course

Session

Day

Date

Time

1

M-F

June 11 to 15

3:45 to 5:15 p.m.

2

M-F

July 9 to 13

3:45 to 5:15 p.m.

3

M-F

July 30 to Aug. 3

1:30 to 3 p.m.

The First Tee Par Level Golf Program

The First Tee Pee Wee Golf Program The First Tee of Aurora and Fox River Valley offers Pee Wee summer golf classes for children ages 5 to 8. Participants are taught the fundamentals of golf, with an emphasis on fun while learning the game. Pee Wee classes are four- or five-day sessions. New this year: registration will be accepted online only at thefirstteeaurora. org. Call Dan Abella at 630-499-0680 for more information. No class on July 4. (RM) Age

Fee

Location

5Y (by Sept. 1) to 8Y

$70(R) / $80(N)

The First Tee Nadler Golf House of Learning at Phillips Park Golf Course

Session

Day

Date

Time

1

Tu-F

May 29 to June 1

4:15 to 5:30 p.m.

2

Tu-F

May 29 to June 1

5:45 to 7 p.m.

3

M-F

June 4 to 8

3:45 to 4:45 p.m.

4

M-F

June 18 to 22

3:45 to 4:45 p.m.

5

M-F

June 25 to 29

3:45 to 4:45 p.m.

6

M/Tu/Th/F

July 2 to 6

9 to 10:15 a.m.

7

M/Tu/Th/F

July 2 to 6

10:30 to 11:45 a.m.

8

M/Tu/Th/F

July 2 to 6

Noon to 1:15 p.m.

9

M-F

July 16 to 20

3:45 to 4:45 p.m.

10

M-F

July 30 to Aug. 3

3:15 to 4:15 p.m.

Summer Junior Golf Camp This 4-day camp will cover putting, chipping, pitching and full swing fundamentals. Instruction provided by a Class A PGA Member. To register, visist orchardvalleygolf.com or chicagolandgolfacademy.com. (BK) Class Size

Fee

Location

MIN: 3 / MAX: 10

$70

Orchard Valley Golf Course

Day

Date

Time

Age

Tu-F

June 19 to 22

9 to 10 a.m.

8Y to 11Y

Tu-F

June 19 to 22

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

12Y and up

Tu-F

July 24 to 27

9 to 10 a.m.

8Y to 11Y

Tu-F

July 24 to 27

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

12Y and up

88

Age

The Par Level classes are five-day sessions, two hours each day. Upon completion of the class, participants will receive deeply discounted golf rates and free practice opportunities at several local golf courses throughout the summer. A Life Skills education unit and five-level certification track for future years is included as well. Starter golf sets can be purchased for $75 as well. New this year: registration will be accepted online only at thefirstteeaurora.org. Call Dan Abella at 630-499-0680 for more information. (RM) Age

Fee

Location

9Y (by Sept. 1) to 17Y

$115(R) / $155(N)

The First Tee Nadler Golf House of Learning at Phillips Park Golf Course

Session

Day

Date

Time

1

M-F

June 4 to 8

8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

2

M-F

June 25 to 29

8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

3

M-F

July 9 to 13

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

4

M-F

July 16 to 20

8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

5

M-F

July 30 to Aug. 3

10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Performing Arts Melody Makers Voice Camp This camp will cover vocal technique, historical background, listening, activity and preparation of a piece to be performed in each of the vocal styles covered: classical, folk, musical theater, jazz and international. Family and friends will be invited to a showcase on the last day. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 10Y

$75(R) / $113(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54022

M-F

June 22 to 28

9 to 11 a.m.

54023

M-F

June 22 to 28

1 to 3 p.m.


Summer Camps For Little Ones Preschool Camp Camp activities include art, dramatic play, science, language arts, music and movement. Children will bring home all sorts of fun art, science and cooking projects. Each week will have a new theme and fresh activities, providing fun and learning together. No camp on July 4. (SC)

Lunch with Friends Children have an opportunity to make new friends and extend their camp day. Children will eat lunch together and then have time to play. Please pack a healthy nut-free lunch. (SC) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 6Y

$30(R) / $45(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56282

M-F

June 11 to 15

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

56283

M-F

June 18 to 22

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

56284

M-F

June 25 to 29

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

3Y to 5Y

$68(R) / $102(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

56285

M-F

July 9 to 13

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Time

56286

M-F

July 16 to 20

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

M-F

July 23 to 27

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

53733

M-F

June 11 to 15

9 to 11 a.m.

56288

53742

M-F

June 18 to 22

9 to 11 a.m.

56289

M-F

July 30 to Aug. 3

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

56290

M-F

Aug. 6 to 10

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

53743

M-F

June 25 to 29

9 to 11 a.m.

53745

M-F

July 2 to 6

9 to 11 a.m.

53744

M-F

July 9 to 13

9 to 11 a.m.

53746

M-F

July 16 to 20

9 to 11 a.m.

53747

M-F

July 23 to 27

9 to 11 a.m.

53748

M-F

July 30 to Aug. 3

9 to 11 a.m.

53754

M-F

Aug. 6 to 10

9 to 11 a.m.

Kindergarten Camp This camp is just for children entering kindergarten in the fall or graduating from kindergarten this spring. There will be one field trip and/or relevant event each week. Field trips include swim trips, nature centers, zoo and more. No camp on July 4. (SC)

Camp Enrichment Extend the camp day with camp enrichment classes. After lunch with friends, explore the world of sports, dance and drama. (SC) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 6Y

$22(R) / $33(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Time

Class

Date

56298

M-F

June 11 to 15

12:15 to 1 p.m.

Lil’ Sportster

56299

M-F

June 18 to 22

12:15 to 1 p.m.

Fun with Dance

56300

M-F

June 25 to 29

12:15 to 1 p.m.

Lil’ Sportster

56301

M-F

July 9 to 13

12:15 to 1 p.m.

Little Storybook Actors

56309

M-F

July 16 to 20

12:15 to 1 p.m.

Lil’ Sportster

56310

M-F

July 23 to 27

12:15 to 1 p.m.

Jazzy Juniors

Age

Class Size

Location

5Y to 6Y

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

53731

$295(R) / $443(N)

M-F

June 11 to 29

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

53725

$295(R) / $443(N)

M-F

July 2 to 20

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

53726

$295(R) / $443(N)

M-F

July 23 to Aug. 10

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

56318

$120(R) / $180 (N)

M-Th

June 11 to 29

9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

56319

$120(R) / $180 (N)

M-Th

July 2 to 20

9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

56320

$120(R) / $180 (N)

M-Th

July 23 to Aug. 10

9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Little Storybook Actors: Participants will discover the world of storybooks and dramatic arts through children’s stories, costumes, props and imagination.

Before Care

56311

M-F

July 30 to Aug. 3

12:15 to 1 p.m.

Lil’ Sportster

56312

M-F

Aug. 6 to 10

12:15 to 1 p.m.

Puppets, Masks & Make Believe

Lil’ Sportsters Camp: Basic skills needed to play different sports such as baseball, football, volleyball, basketball and more will be taught. At the end of each class, a game will be played emphasizing skills and sportsmanship. Fun with Dance: This camp is an introduction to the world of dance. Basic steps in ballet and jazz will be taught.

53724

$80(R) / $120(N)

M-F

June 11 to 29

7:30 to 9 a.m.

Jazzy Juniors: Fun dance steps will be taught to upbeat music.

53727

$80(R) / $120(N)

M-F

July 2 to 20

7:30 to 9 a.m.

53728

$80(R) / $120(N)

M-F

July 23 to Aug. 10

7:30 to 9 a.m.

Puppets, Masks & Make Believe: Children will create characters and stories using puppets and masks made in class.

53729

$80(R) / $120(N)

M-F

June 11 to 29

4 to 5:30 p.m.

53730

$80(R) / $120(N)

M-F

July 2 to 20

4 to 5:30 p.m.

53732

$80(R) / $120(N)

M-F

July 23 to Aug. 10

4 to 5:30 p.m.

After Care

89


Summer Camps No Child Left Inside Summer Camp at Blackberry Farm Campers will fill their days with outdoor activities, games, crafts and visits to the historic sites. This program has scheduled activities throughout the day and includes a weekly field trip. A deposit of $200 is required at registration for each four-week session. The balance for the first session is due by June 4. The balance for the second session is due by July 2. No camp on July 4. Camp is for children in grades 1 to 5 as of fall 2012. (LB) Grades

Fee

Class Size

Location

1 to 5

$400(R) / $600(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 30

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53760

M-F

June 11 to July 6

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

53761

M-F

July 9 to Aug. 3

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Outdoor Explorers Explore some of the beautiful parks in Illinois. Each day will be filled with exciting outdoor activities during this adventure camp. Activities may include: rock climbing, biking, white water rafting and hiking. The week concludes with an optional overnight campout at a state park. Schedule is subject to change. Fee includes transportation and admission fees. (MG)

Aquatic Investigations Discover what’s lurking in the mud down at Lippold Pond! Learn what a wetland is and why they are so important to humans and animals. Everyone will play games and use dip nets, fishing poles and other tools to help investigate the pond. Wear clothes and shoes to get wet and muddy in as everyone will be exploring in the water! Bring a change of shoes and a towel for afterward. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to 10Y

$45(R) / $70(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

Lippold Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53021

M-F

July 16 to 20

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Animal Olympics If the animals had their own Olympic games, who would take the gold medal? Each day will focus on a different group of animals as participants learn about the special adaptations that help to make them a gold medal winner! At the end of the week, everyone will test themselves against these amazing creatures to see if they would get the bronze, silver or gold! Please bring a zero-waste lunch. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 10Y

$96(R) / $145(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53023

M-F

July 23 to 27

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Animals on Stage

Age

Class Size

Location

9Y to 15Y

MIN: 3 / MAX: 6

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

53012

$140(R) / $180(N)

M-F

June 25 to 29

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

53016

$170(R) / $210(N)

M-Sa

June 25 to 30

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

6Y to 8Y

$50(R) / $85(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53024

M-F

July 30 to Aug. 3

1 to 3 p.m.

Buggin’ Out Learn what makes insects so unique and necessary! Identify insects that live around us by collecting samples from the forest, prairie and wetland around Red Oak and study their unique behaviors. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 9Y

$60(R) / $85(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53020

M-F

July 9 to 13

1 to 3 p.m.

Spineless Wonders Discover which creatures can survive without bones! Find out how these creepy crawly, inside-out animals eat, grow and survive in a world that’s bigger than they are. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 6Y

$55(R) / $77(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53017

M-F

July 9 to 13

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

53019

M-F

Aug. 6 to 10

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

90

Ever wonder how Bugs Bunny would stack up to a real-life rabbit? In this fun-filled week, campers will learn about the real lives of animals that star in favorite cartoons and movies: everyone from Alvin and the Chipmunks to Wile E. Coyote. (MG)

Nature’s Neighbors Raccoons, bunnies, insects and more! Backyards are home to many different critters just trying to survive. Each day, participants will play games and go hiking through the woods as they focus on a new animal and discover why they make the perfect neighbor. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 5Y

$50(R) / $80(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53025

M-F

July 30 to Aug. 3

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.


Ages 6 & Younger

Early Childhood All About Fun Fun in the Sun

Imagination Stations

Join in some outdoor fun. Children will participate in games, sing songs and create crafts all under the sun. (SC) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 6Y

$22(R) / $33(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56276

Sa

June 9 to 30

9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

Summer Vacation Fun Children will experience different adventures in this six-week camp – from “traveling” to the beach or jungle, cooking and crafts. Each session has a different topic. Instructor is Tiffany Mills. No class July 4. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 4Y

$95(R) / $142(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55367

M/W

June 18 to July 30

9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

Oceans of Fun This class is for anyone who has ever wondered what really lurks deep in the ocean. Participants will study a variety of creatures that live in the sea. A new theme is featured each week along with storytime, craft time and playtime. Children participate in this class without a parent. Instructor is Tiffany Mills. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 5Y

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55368

Tu

June 19 to July 24

9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

Fantastic Friends Discover miles of smiles with favorite friends. Enjoy music, a craft and other fun activities with a different character each week. Weekly themes are Thomas the Tank Engine, Clifford, Winnie the Pooh and Dora the Explorer. This class is for children who are comfortable without a parent. Instructor is Laura Heins. (KW)

Children will enjoy using their own imagination through play. Each week will have a different theme. This class is for children who are comfortable without a parent. Instructor is Kim Stanley. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 4Y

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55366

M

June 18 to July 23

11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Dramatic Play Time Step onto a silly stage into the world of performing arts. Little performers and early risers are invited to play, laugh, sing, and dance. A theatrical instructor will lead participants through games and free play time using drama, music and dance. Each week will bring new games and ideas designed to inspire a child’s imagination, such as freeze dance, puppets, dress-up, movie acting, and funny songs. Participants must pre-register by the Friday before each week’s class. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 6Y

$10(R) / $15(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56157

Tu/Th

June 19 to 21

8:30 to 9 a.m.

56158

Tu/Th

June 26 to 28

8:30 to 9 a.m.

56159

Tu/Th

July 3 to 5

8:30 to 9 a.m.

56160

Tu/Th

July 10 to 12

8:30 to 9 a.m.

56161

Tu/Th

July 17 to 19

8:30 to 9 a.m.

56162

Tu/Th

July 24 to 26

8:30 to 9 a.m.

56163

Tu/Th

July 31 to Aug. 2

8:30 to 9 a.m.

56164

Tu/Th

Aug. 7 to 9

8:30 to 9 a.m.

Stories with Eric Carle Books Explore the world of Eric Carle through books, crafts and songs. Each week will feature a different book, including “Very Lonely Firefly,” “Very Grouchy Ladybug” and “Very Quiet Cricket.” Instructor is Kim Stanley. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 4Y

3Y to 4Y

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55365

Tu

June 19 to July 24

9 to 10 a.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54863

F

June 15 to July 20

10:45 to 11:45 a.m.

91


Early Childhood Dinosaur Dig

I-Spy Scavenger Hunt Children will explore the world of dinosaurs through stories, songs and crafts. The class will end with a dinosaur dig in the outside sand pit. Please dress appropriately. (SC)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 6Y

$22(R) / $33(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56271

Sa

July 14 to Aug. 4

9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

Let’s Get Messy Young children learn through their five senses. This class offers many sensory activities, including water and sand play. Participants also will make a variety of play dough and slime. Please dress appropriately. (SC) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 5Y

$22(R) / $33(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56279

Sa

July 14 to Aug. 4

10:45 to 11:30 a.m.

Happy Birthday, City of Aurora! CongrAtulAtions on A greAt milestone!

Oh, no! Billy the Goat has reported his snack is missing, and he needs help getting it back. Participants will need to follow the clues and solve the case in this I-Spy scavenger hunt around Blackberry Farm. At the end of a successful investigation, a thankful Billy will share his treat. This class is for children who are comfortable without a parent. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 6Y

$20(R) / $28(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55967

M

July 30

10 a.m. to noon

All Aboard! All aboard Blackberry’s train! Children will feel like a station master for a day as they ride around the lake and through the tunnel. First stop will be the Train Depot, where they will play the part of station master. After the ride, the fun continues with train-related crafts. Each participant receives a toy whistle to take home. This program is for children who are comfortable without a parent. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 6Y

$20(R) / $28(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56020

M

July 23

1 to 3 p.m.

ho w S n i a r Model T

2 July 21 & 2 p.m. :30 11 a.m. to 4 l ages! Fun for al See model trains in

several displays – including HO, O Gauge and Lego! Included with daily admission fee.

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Early Childhood Enchanted Academy Workshop

Arts & Crafts

Learn to draw a great dining hall, cartoon drawings, an enchanted forest and a day at the races with dragons. The final day features a whimsical drawing of a phoenix. No prior experience is needed. This program is taught by Young Rembrandts staff. (KW)

Cars of the Speedway Art Workshop

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

Illustrate a variety of racing scenes, from realistic stock cars and formula racers to cartoon cars, leading up to a scene of a race car in motion. No experience is necessary. This program is taught by Young Rembrandts Staff. (KW)

4Y to 5Y

$45(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Eola Community Center

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 5Y

$45(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55829

M-Th

June 11 to 14

2 to 3 p.m.

Summer Art Hour Children will be able to relax, imagine and create an art project with all supplies provided. A new project is featured each week, with some time for play. This class is without parent participation. Instructor is Tiffany Mills. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 5Y

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55369

Tu

June 19 to July 24

10:45 to 11:45 a.m.

All-AmericanGirl

Birthday Celebration Saturday, Aug. 4 Noon to 4 p.m.

Travel back in time to experience four traditional birthday parties celebrating with favorite fictional, historical characters – Kirsten, Addy, Samantha and Josephina. Participants will enjoy candle dipping, weaving, crafts, ice cream and live entertainment. All activities are included with park admission.

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55830

M-Th

June 25 to 28

2 to 3 p.m.

Animal Drawing Workshop Learn to draw a variety of different zoo animals, including giraffes, lions, tigers, birds and more. By the final day will be a large scene of the zoo, divided into several habitats with many animals. Markers or color pencils will complete the drawings. This program is taught by Young Rembrandts staff. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 5Y

$45(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55832

M-Th

July 23 to 26

2 to 3 p.m.

Drawing Australia Learn to draw the Australian Opera House and its shell-shaped design, cartooning Australia-related jokes and scenes as well as a koala bear. This program is taught by Young Rembrandts staff. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 5Y

$45(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55834

M-Th

Aug. 6 to 9

2 to 3 p.m.

Afternoon with Friends A drop-in program that allows you to pay as you go! Mondays & Wednesdays 12:30 to 3 p.m.

Prisco Community Center Fee per visit: $12 Residents / $17 Non-residents Ages 3 to 5

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Early Childhood Cooking

Exploring Nature

Let’s Go On a Picnic

Super Hero Adventures

Pack a lunch and join the picnic! Children will mix up a side dish and then head out to the park to enjoy a picnic under the sun. Please pack a sandwich and drink. (SC) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

30M to 5Y

$25(R) / $37(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56278

M

June 11 to July 2

10:45 to 11:45 a.m.

Little Chefs Children will create and eat some tasty treats in this hands-on class that introduces young cooks to the kitchen with easy recipes, simple measurements and kitchen safety. Recipes may include flour, eggs, nuts and dairy products. This program is taught by Big Hearts, Little Hands staff. No class July 3. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 5Y

$45(R) / $68(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54778

Tu

June 12 to July 24

9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

54779

Tu

June 12 to July 24

10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

Cow Encounters

Learn about the super heroes in nature and be a super hero too! Learn about protecting the woods and critters who call it home. Parents must accompany their hero but need not dress like one or register. No siblings please. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 5Y & adult

$2(R) / $4(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53776

Tu

May 8

2 to 3 p.m.

Hike and Seek Join a naturalist on a guided adventure through the amazing and ever-changing woods. Take a hike and seek out springtime treasures. This woodsy adventure will include “stop and learn” locations where hands-on activities will help connect little hikers with nature in a meaningful and memorable way. Children must be registered and accompanied by an adult. Adults do not need to be registered. No siblings please. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

2Y to 4Y & adult

$2(R) / $4(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53769

W

May 16

1 to 2 p.m.

Visit the cow at the barn at Blackberry Farm. Children also will make a cow craft, take a turn at churning butter and then taste the final homemade product. This class is for children comfortable without a parent. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 6Y

$15(R) / $18(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55964

M

Aug. 6

1 to 3 p.m.

Ice Cream Socials

Free ice cream included with admission (while supplies last)

A great way to cool off on a warm summer’s day!

1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16 Sunday, July 15 Saturday, Aug. 4 Sunday, Sept. 16 94

Sponsored by

(LB)


Early Childhood A Bug’s Life

Itsy Bitsy Bugs

Where do bugs live? What do they do? Do they have favorite foods? Find out these answers and more when everyone explores the exciting and amazing life of insects. Take a hike and roll some logs to uncover and discover a bug’s life. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 5Y

$2(R) / $4(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53772

W

May 23

10 to 11 a.m.

53773

W

May 23

1 to 2 p.m.

Backyard Buddies Spending time in nature fuels a child’s imagination. With the guidance of a Red Oak naturalist, adults and children will search the nature center’s back yard for suburban wildlife! This program will foster a child’s curiosity for natural discoveries. Programs include a story or experiment, an outdoor exploration and a craft. Fee is for adult and child. Additional children are $2 each. (MG)

Explore the woods using the senses. Look, listen and feel for the different bugs that live in the woods around us. All children must be accompanied by a participating adult. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

2Y to 4Y & adult

$5(R) / $7(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54895

Th

June 21

1 to 2 p.m.

Kiddy Up Little Pony Children will enjoy a day of farm fun and crafts while they help groom and tack a pony at Blackberry Farm. This experience lets them become friends with the pony while learning about the animal’s care and responsibilities with animals. This program is for children who are comfortable without a parent. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 6Y

$20(R) / $28(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

3Y to 5Y & adult

$5 per couple; $2 per add’l child

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Red Oak Nature Center

55955

M

June 25

10 a.m. to noon

55956

Tu

July 3

10 a.m. to noon

Time

55957

F

July 27

1 to 3 p.m.

1 to 2:30 p.m.

55958

M

Aug. 6

10 a.m. to noon

Barcode

Day

53045

Sa

Date May 26

Here a Chick... There a Chick...

Diggin’ in the Dirt

Children can hold baby chicks, visit the hatchery and learn about the chickens in the Blackberry Farm hen house. Other activities include painting eggs and gathering eggs from the nest. Children need to be potty-trained to attend this class. (LB)

Kids can have a day-camp experience all about dirt – what’s underneath and on top. Campers will make their own ‘animal’ prints, plant plants in a hand-painted pot and search for golden ‘treasures.’ They also will make and eat ‘dirt pie!’ Children need to be potty-trained to attend this class. (LB)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 5Y

$20(R) / $28(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55951

Th

June 14

1 to 3 p.m.

55952

M

July 2

10 a.m. to noon

55953

Fri

July 6

10 a.m. to noon

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 5Y

$30(R) / $40(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55960

Th-F

June 28 to 29

10 a.m. to noon

55961

Th-F

Aug. 2 to 3

10 a.m. to noon

Winged Wonders

Toddlers and Turtles Enjoy learning about turtles in this fun, interactive program. Participants will play fun turtle-related activities and see and touch live turtles! All children must be accompanied by a participating adult. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

2Y to 4Y & adult

$5(R) / $7(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Red Oak Nature Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54885

Tu

June 19

1 to 2 p.m.

Learn about butterflies, moths, damselflies and dragonflies. Find out more about these winged wonders while exploring the prairie and pond to discover how they live and survive. (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 6Y

$7(R) / $10(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 15

Lippold Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54942

Sa

July 14

1 to 2:30 p.m.

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Early Childhood Getting Ready for School My Own Time

Giant Steps

This introduction to the preschool experience features a variety of fun activities, including art, music, stories and free play. Children focus on developing socialization skills, and a snack is provided. Child must be 2½ by the first day of class. No class July 4. (KW)

Children are introduced to a gently structured classroom setting. They can enjoy free play, learn simple songs, participate in snack time and work on fine-motor skills with a simple art project. Parent participation time decreases each week. Instructor is Laura Heins. (KW)

Age

Class Size

Location

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

30M to 3Y

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

24M to 30M

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

Instructor

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54865

$50(R) / $75(N)

M

June 11 to July 16

10:45 to 11:45 a.m.

Laura Heins

54848

M

June 11 to July 16

9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

54866

$42(R) / $63(N)

W

June 13 to July 18

9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

Laura Heins

54856

Sa

June 16 to July 21

9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

54867

$50(R) / $75(N)

M

June 18 to July 23

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Kim Stanley

54864

$50(R) / $75(N)

Tu

June 19 to July 24

12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Kim Stanley

54868

$50(R) / $75(N)

Sa

June 23 to July 28

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Kim Stanley

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

30M to 3Y

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54869

M

June 11 to July 16

9:45 to 10:45 a.m.

My Own Time II

Cut It Out! Children can get creative and learn safety in scissors skills at the same time. Children will learn the proper way to hold scissors while they practice cutting everything from paper to packing peanuts. Each week will feature a new project and a snack. This class is without parent participation. Instructor is Laura Heins. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 4Y

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54862

F

June 15 to July 20

9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

Children experience a balance of free time and structured activities. In addition to art, music, storytime and a snack, children enjoy an introduction to concepts such as shapes, letters and numbers. Children must have attended two previous My Own Time sessions to enroll. Instructor is Kim Stanley. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

30M to 3Y

$90(R) / $135(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55075

M/Th

June 18 to July 26

9 to 10:15 a.m.

55076

Tu/Th

June 19 to July 26

10:30 to 11:45 a.m.

Animal Alphabet Children will enjoy exploring a different animal for each letter of the alphabet. The program includes games, crafts and stories that focus on the animal themes. Children will practice writing and printing their names. No class July 4. Instructor is Tiffany Mills. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 4Y

$85(R) / $128(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55370

M/W

June 18 to July 30

10:45 to 11:45 a.m.

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cTor Show TraSunday, June 24 11 a.m. To 3:30 p.m. BlackBerry Farm

Included wITh daIly admISSIon Visit historic Blackberry Farm and see antique tractors tracing back to the old farming days.


Early Childhood My Saturday School Children get a little extra time practicing their ABCs and 123s in addition to painting, reading, learning and playing with classmates. Instructor is Kim Stanley. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 5Y

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55363

Sa

June 23 to July 28

10:15 to 11:15 a.m.

R is for Rainbow Children will learn letters through the colors of the rainbow, crafts, stories and sensory table activities. Snack time is set aside each day. This class is for children who are comfortable without a parent. Instructor is Kim Stanley. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 4Y

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55364

Sa

June 23 to July 28

9 to 10 a.m.

Summer Fun for Preschoolers Children will learn concepts needed for preschool such as following directions, taking turns and waiting in line. They also will build upon their knowledge of colors, numbers and letters. Each week will have a different theme. (LB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 4Y

$55(R) / $83(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Blackberry Farm

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56334

Tu

June 26 to Aug. 7

10 to 11 a.m.

Motor Skills Little Learners Explore a new theme each week through songs, games, large-motor activities and finger plays. Through the use of mats, tunnels, balls, crafts, music, parachutes and blocks, children are able to experience a wide range of activities while advancing development of their listening skills, sharing skills, large-motor skills, fine-motor skills and hand-eye coordination. All children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Please no siblings. This program is taught by Big Hands, Little Hearts staff. No class July 3, 4 or 7. (KW) Class Size

Fee

Location

MIN: 10 / MAX: 18

$45(R) / $68(N)

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age 12M to 23M & adult

54764

Tu

June 12 to July 24

9 to 9:45 a.m.

54765

W

June 13 to July 25

9 to 9:45 a.m.

12M to 23M & adult

54766

Sa

June 16 to July 28

9 to 9:45 a.m.

12M to 23M & adult

54767

Tu

June 12 to July 24

10 to 10:45 a.m.

24M to 36M & adult

54768

W

June 13 to July 25

10 to 10:45 a.m.

24M to 36M & adult

54769

Sa

June 16 to July 28

10 to 10:45 a.m.

24M to 36M & adult

July 6

6 to 8 p.m.

Building Blocks Construct It! This class is built around blocks, Legos and Tinkertoys. Children will explore different ways to construct contraptions using their imagination Instructor is Laura Heins. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 5Y

$50(R) / $75(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

54857

Sa

June 16 to July 21

Check it out!

Farm Time

10:45 to 11:45 a.m.

$8 Residents $12 Non-residents Enjoy a summer evening with the family and learn some of the latest country line dances. To cool off, take a haywagon ride around Lake Gregory. Hotdog and chips will be served.

Barcode 54307

Check out camps for the little ones on page 89

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Early Childhood Music Music Makers

Kid Rock III

Children will explore music through creativity, play and dance. Each week, they will create a different musical instrument. This class is intended for children who are comfortable without a parent. Instructor is Laura Heins. No class July 4. (KW)

Kids can use their imaginations while singing songs, dancing to the beat, playing with rhythm instruments and props, and practicing fine- and large-motor skills. The curriculum incorporates various learning styles while combining music with play, enhancing listening and parent participation to encourage independence. Kid Rock III is for children who still need parental support. This class is taught by Rock ’n’ Kids staff. No class July 2. (KW)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to 4Y

$42(R) / $63(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54845

W

June 13 to July 18

10:45 to 11:45 a.m.

Tot Rock This introductory music program includes a large sensory component with children using rhythm instruments such as maracas and tambourines, parachute and beanbag props and sensory items such as bubbles and feathers. Each session provides structured and unstructured time to encourage socialization. The curriculum does not repeat. All children must be accompanied by a participating adult. This program is taught by Rock ’n’ Kids. No class July 2 at Eola. No class July 3 at Vaughan. (LP) (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

12M to 24M & adult

$78(R) / $117(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 12

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54342

M

June 18 to Aug. 13

9:15 to 9:55 a.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

12M to 24M & adult

$78(R) / $117(N)

MIN: 5/ MAX: 12

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54343

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

9:15 to 9:55 a.m.

Kid Rock I, II Kids can use their imaginations while singing songs, dancing to the beat, playing with rhythm instruments and props, and practicing fine and large motor skills. Play is combined with music to enhance listening skills and promote socialization. Parents participate in Kid Rock I; Kid Rock II is without parent participation to encourage independence. The curriculum does not repeat. This program is taught by Rock ’n’ Kids. No class July 2 at Eola. No class July 3 at Vaughan. (LP) (KW) Class Size

Fee

Location

MIN: 5 / MAX: 12

$78(R) / $117(N)

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

Level

54344

M

June 18 to Aug. 13

10 to 10:40 a.m.

20M to 36M & parent

Kid Rock I

54345

M

June 18 to Aug. 13

10:45 to 11:25 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

Kid Rock II

Class Size

Fee

Location

MIN: 5/ MAX: 12

$78(R) / $117(N)

Vaughan Athletic Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

Level

54346

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

10 to 10:40 a.m.

20M to 36M & parent

Kid Rock I

54347

Tu

June 19 to Aug. 14

10:45 to 11:25 a.m.

3Y to 4Y

Kid Rock II

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Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

20M to 5Y & adult

$78(R) / $117(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 12

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54508

M

June 18 to Aug. 13

11:30 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend…

Cinderella’s

Ball

Wednesday, Aug. 8 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Per couple: $30 Residents / $45 Non-residents $13 Resident / $20 Non-resident for each additional family member Barcode: 56128

Dress in a magical princess ball gown to dance with Cinderella and her friends. Enjoy a buffet meal, a royal craft, ballroom dancing and the magical hair stylings of the fairy godmother. Parents, grandparents, uncles and aunts are encouraged to attend with the little princesses. Registration ends Aug. 6.


What is Creative Play Preschool? The Creative Play Preschool program offers a stimulating environment for children to grow socially, emotionally, physically and intellectually. The preschool curriculum includes activities involving art, math, science, language, music / movement and dramatic play. The program features an excellent student/teacher ratio enabling instructors to work with each child individually.

Creative Play

Preschool

A child’s first experience with school is crucial, and park district instructors will provide an experience to foster a love for learning that will continue through the years. Children must be 3 or 4 years old as of Sept. 1 of the current school year and must be completely toilet-trained. The school year is divided into three sessions: fall (September to November), winter (November to March) and spring (March to May). Creative Play Preschool is offered at the Prisco and Eola Community Centers.

Creative Play Preschool Registration Payment Plan Full-year registration is available with initial payment due at registration and eight more equal Electronic Funds Transfers (EFTs) will electronically withdraw the money from a checking, savings or credit card for the scheduled payments throughout the school year. If enrolling in only one session entire payment is due at time of registration. Note: There is a $25 registration fee due at the time of registration.

Looking for an extended-day option? Breakfast Club, Lunch with Pals and Playtime and Afternoon Labs at Prisco Community Center provide enrichment opportunities for preschoolers. See pages 101 and 102 for more information.

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Creative Play Preschool Eola Community Center Contact Carrie Johnson at 630-851-8990 for registration information. Registration is already in progress for the 2012 fall session. The fee is per three-month session.

Creative Play Preschool Eola: 3-year-olds This class will focus on social emotional development while introducing children to the concepts of sharing, being kind to others, taking turns, following directions, participating in small and large group activities and transitioning from one activity to another. Children also will learn to recognize basic shapes, colors, numbers, their name and simple math concepts. Large and small motor skills be strengthened through activities such as balancing, climbing, stringing beads, completing puzzles and using writing materials correctly. (CJ)

Creative Play Preschool Eola: School Readiness for 4½ to 5-year-olds Children will continue to learn motor, readiness and language skills, while focusing on certain numbers and letters each week. Children will visit classroom stations to practice skills such as a letter recognition, sorting, matching, graphing, cutting and writing. Free choice time following station activities allows children to play other activities in the classroom. Please note the pre-requisite for this class requires students to have mastered skills taught in the 4-year-olds class. (CJ)

Age

Class Size

Location

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y

MIN: 10 / MAX: 20

Eola Community Center

4½Y to 5Y

$330(R) / $355(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 20

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54094

$285(R) / $310(N)

Tu/Th

Sept. 4 to Nov. 20

9 to 11:30 a.m.

54100

M/W/F

Sept. 5 to Nov. 23

9 to 11:30 a.m.

54095

$285(R) / $310(N)

Tu/Th

Sept. 4 to Nov. 20

12:30 to 3 p.m.

Creative Play Preschool Eola: 4-year-olds Children will continue to work on social and emotional skills and language development. Motor skills will be fine-tuned through hopping and balancing activities, stringing buttons, holding and controlling scissors correctly and using writing materials properly. There will be a focus on readiness/math skills such as recognizing and printing their own name, counting to 31 and being able to recognize numbers, letters and count objects up to 10. (CJ) Age

Location

4Y

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

54091

$285(R) / $310(N)

T/TH

Sept. 4 to Nov. 20

12:30 to 3 p.m.

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

54079

$330(R) / $355(N)

M/W/F

Sept. 5 to Nov. 23

9 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 10 / MAX: 70

54080

$330(R) / $355(N)

M/W/F

Sept. 5 to Nov. 23

12:30 to 3 p.m.

MIN: 10 / MAX: 50

54085

$415(R) / $440(N)

M-F*

Sept. 4 to Nov. 21

9 to 11:30 a.m.

MIN: 10 / MAX: 20

54086

$415(R) / $440(N)

M-F*

Sept. 4 to Nov. 21

12:30 to 3 p.m.

MIN: 10 / MAX: 20

*The class for children ages 4 to 5 that meets Monday through Friday is being offered for those children who are ready to be in a preschool setting five days a week.

100


Creative Play Preschool Prisco Community Center Contact Sara Cass at 630-859-8606 for registration information. Registration is already in progress. The fee is per three-month session.

Creative Play Preschool Prisco: 2-year-olds

Creative Play Preschool Prisco: Pre-Kindergarten

This program is an introduction to preschool. The focus is on preschool preparedness skills and socialization. Children participate in fun activities, including art, music, stories and free play. A snack will be provided. Children must be 2½ by the first day of class. (SC)

Pre-Kindergarten is designed for older four- and five-year-olds. It is an extension of the earlier Creative Play Preschool classes at Prisco. Curriculum will include: language, pre-reading, writing skills and alphabet exercises. Children will participate in hands-on math, science explorations and cooking experiences. The class will include small and large group work. (SC)

Age

Class Size

Location

30M to 3Y

MIN: 5 / MAX: 8

Prisco Community Center

Age

Class Size

Fee

Location

4Y to 6Y

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

$415(R) / $440(N)

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

56393

$100(R) / $150(N)

Tu

Sept. 4 to Nov. 20

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

M-F

Sept. 4 to Nov. 23

9 to 11:30 a.m.

56394

$100(R) / $150(N)

Th

Sept. 6 to Nov. 22

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

55900

56395

$180(R) / $270(N)

W/F

Sept. 5 to Nov. 23

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

55901

M-F

Nov. 26 to March 1

9 to 11:30 a.m.

55902

M-F

March 4 to May 24

9 to 11:30 a.m.

Creative Play Preschool Prisco: 3-year-olds The three-year-old program focuses on socialization and the introduction of key early childhood skills including: colors, shapes, numbers, alphabet, simple math and science concepts, name recognition, following directions and basic cutting skills. We have two- and five-day options. (SC) Age

Location

3Y to 4Y

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

55882

$255(R) / $280(N)

Tu/Th

Sept. 4 to Nov. 22

9 to 11 a.m.

MIN: 6 / MAX: 40

55883

$255(R) / $280(N)

Tu/Th

Sept. 4 to Nov. 22

Noon to 2 p.m.

MIN: 6 / MAX: 40

55884

$415(R) / $440(N)

M-F

Sept. 4 to Nov. 23

9 to 11 a.m.

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

Creative Play Preschool Prisco: Bilingual Preschool Class This class provides an environment that supports Spanish speaking students learning English. Students will be taught new concepts and skills in both Spanish and English. (SC) Class Size

Location

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

Age

55904

$255(R) / $280(N)

Tu/Th

Sept. 4 to Nov. 22

Noon to 2 p.m.

3Y to 4Y

55907

$330(R) / $355(N)

M/W/F

Sept. 5 to Nov. 23

12:30 to 3 p.m.

4Y to 5Y

Creative Play Preschool Prisco: 4-year-olds The four-year-old program covers many different concepts including: mastery of colors, numbers and basic shapes, introduction to complex shapes, in-depth exposure to the alphabet through sight and sound, advanced cutting skills, math and science skills and much more. (SC) Age

Class Size

Location

4Y to 5Y

MIN: 6 / MAX: 40

Prisco Community Center

Creative Play Prisco: Breakfast Club Join us for breakfast before heading off to preschool. Children will help prepare a nutritious meal and then enjoy their creations with friends. (SC)

Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

56562

$330(R) / $355(N)

M/W/F

Sept. 5 to Nov. 23

9 to 11:30 a.m.

Age

Class Size

Location

56563

$330(R) / $355(N)

M/W/F

Sept. 5 to Nov. 23

12:30 to 3 p.m.

3Y to 6Y

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Fee

56568

Tu/Th

Sept. 4 to Nov. 22

8 to 9 a.m.

$144(R) / $216(N)

56569

M/W/F

Sept. 5 to Nov. 23

8 to 9 a.m.

$216(R) / $324(N)

56570

M-F

Sept. 4 to Nov. 23

8 to 9 a.m.

$360(R) / $540(N)

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Creative Play Preschool Lunch Pals and Playtime Children have an opportunity to make new friends and extend their preschool day. They eat lunch together and then have time to play. Please pack a healthy nut-free lunch. (SC) Age

Class Size

Fee

Location

4Y to 6Y

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

$36(R) / $54(N)

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55913

W

Sept. 12 to Oct. 17

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

55912

M

Sept. 17 to Oct. 29

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Fox Tracks Rewards Program for Fox Force Volunteers

How It Works • R ewards are given for total hours volunteered from: June 1 to August 31 September 1 to November 30 December 1 to February 28 March 1 to May 31

Afternoon Labs

• F ox Force volunteers can track volunteer hours on a form available at foxvalleyparkdistrict.org

New afternoon preschool labs allow students to explore topics in-depth. Students will engage in hands-on activities to expand their skill sets. The topics will change each program season.

• R edeem your form after August 31 for a reward at the end of the season based on the total number of hours volunteered:

30 hours:

Volunteer Visor

Social Studies

20 hours:

Reusable Insulated Bag

10 hours:

On-the-go Bottle Holder

Get out those “passports!” Children can travel around the globe and explore different cultures, customs and food. Beginning map skills are introduced. (SC) Age

Class Size

Fee

Location

4Y to 6Y

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

$65(R) / $97(N)

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55911

M

Sept. 10 to Oct. 22

12:30 to 2 p.m.

Additional Benefits of the Fox Force Volunteer Force • • • •

Sharing your time and talent with the community Developing new interests and friendships Continued learning and growing Becoming an important part of the community

Who Can Volunteer?

Science Lab Calling all future scientists! Children can explore the world of science by conducting hands-on experiments. Children will get messy so please dress appropriately. (SC) Age

Class Size

Fee

Location

4Y to 6Y

MIN: 6 / MAX: 10

$65(R) / $97(N)

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55910

W

Sept. 12 to Oct. 17

12:30 to 2 p.m.

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• H ave a program or parks supervisor sign the form each time you volunteer

• Individuals and families • Businesses • Teens and school groups

foxvalleyparkdistrict.org


Bust a move!

Dance

Fairytale Ballet

Conditioning for Dancers

Music, costumes and dance props will encourage a “Prince” or “Princess” to use their imagination as they learn basic ballet steps with the magic of fairytales. Students should wear a leotard, tights and pink ballet shoes. Skirts or tutus also may be worn. Boys should wear a T-shirt, shorts and black ballet shoes. (BSP)

Focus on four areas to help improve skills in both ballet and jazz. Flexibility will help develop various muscle groups used in dance classes. Time will be spent on leaps and turns both intermediate and advanced. Cardio/ab conditioning will develop greater endurance including abdominal workouts. Deep stretching will help promote greater flexibility during floor barre/yoga workout. Dancers must be enrolled in Ballet I/II or higher. No class on July 4. (BSP)

Age

Fee

Class Size

30M to 3Y

$37(R) / $55(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 8

Date

Time

Barcode

Day

Location

55922

Tu

June 5 to July 24

10 to 10:30 a.m.

Eola Community Center

55921

Th

June 7 to July 26

4 to 4:30 p.m.

Prisco Community Center

Hip Hop Dance Hip hop is a street-influenced type of dance with choreographed moves that include breaking, body popping, locking and glides. The music and moves also deliver great cardio benefits and make for an invigorating workout. Students will perform a dance on the last day of class for parents. No class July 3. (KB)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

9Y and up

$62(R) / $93(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 15

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55917

W

June 6 to Aug. 1

5 to 6 p.m.

Featured Musical Theater Jazz Performance: ‘Footloose’

54656

June 5 to Aug. 14

5:35 to 6:20 p.m.

4Y to 5Y

MIN: 5 / MAX: 12

Experienced dancers (Level II and above) may audition to be a part of the featured jazz dancers for the Summer Stage production of “Footloose.” No singing is necessary. Performance dates are July 20, 21, and 22 at the Paramount Theatre. Arrangements will be made for Steppin’ Out Dance Studio dancers to be a part of all required rehearsals and performances. Dancers may create their own costumes, which require approval no later than June 20. Dancers without approved costumes after June 20 will be required to pay a $40 costume rental fee. Additional costume details are available at Prisco. Registration is due after auditions. An informational meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on May 16 at Prisco. (KD)

54657

June 5 to Aug. 14

6:30 to 7:15 p.m.

6Y to 9Y

MIN: 5 / MAX: 12

Auditions

54658

June 5 to Aug. 14

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

10Y to 14Y

MIN: 5 / MAX: 16

Day

Fee

Location

Tu

$60(R) / $90(N)

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Date

Time

Age

Class Size

54655

June 5 to Aug. 14

4:45 to 5:30 p.m.

6Y to 9Y

MIN: 5 / MAX: 12

A-Factor Dance Company Auditions Dancers interested in the Fox Valley Park District’s A-Factor Dance Company may audition on May 23. Requirements include: being at least 7 years old by Sept. 1; attending auditions; having at least one year of ballet and jazz background in the last year; and being a student of the Fox Valley Park District Steppin’ Out Dance Studio. Those accepted into the Dance Company are taught proper technique, body placement and flexibility exercises. Some dancers will be trained to compete in dance competitions or to perform at events in the area. (BSP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 25Y

$185(R) / $230(N)

MIN: 20 / MAX: 60

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55915

W

May 23

4:30 to 9 p.m.

Age

Day

Date

Time

9Y and up

Sa

June 2

10 a.m. to noon

Featured Musical Theater Jazz Performance: ‘Footloose’ Classes Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

9Y and up

$60(R) / $90(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 50

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56116

W

June 6 to July 18

2 to 5 p.m.

Th

June 21 and July 5

6 to 9 p.m.

M-Th

July 16 to 18

6 to 10 p.m.

103


Dance Musical Theater Dance

Choreography Workshop

Participants will be introduced to storytelling through dance. Exercises in conveying the correct emotion every time as well as excerpts from some of the more familiar musicals will be included. (BSP)

Choreography is the art of creating dances. This workshop will focus on the creative process and allow participants to learn different techniques of the art form. For the first session, participants should bring a song or idea they wish to develop. Parents and friends are invited to the last class for a performance featuring all of the created works. Dancers must be enrolled in Ballet III and/or Jazz III or higher. Level I/II is a continuation of beginning level and must have permission from the instructor before enrolling. No class July 4. (BSP)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

9Y and up

$44(R) / $66(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 15

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56078

Th

June 7 to July 26

8:15 to 9 p.m.

Musical Theater Jazz Performance: Proud To Be An American Experienced jazz dancers (Level II and above) are invited to be a part of an upcoming patriotic musical revue. Patriotic musical selections will include favorites such as “America the Beautiful,” “Yankee Doodle Dandy” and “God Bless the U.S.A.” Audience members will enjoy coffee, dessert and a musical revue performed by this red, white and blue cast. Performance is at 2 p.m. June 13. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

9Y to 18Y

$35(R) / $53(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 25

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56196

Sa

June 2 and 9

W

June 13

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

12Y and up

$62(R) / $93(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Level

55919

W

June 6 to Aug. 1

8 to 9 p.m.

Beginning

55920

M

June 4 to July 30

8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Level I/II

Adult Hip Hop Lock & Pop Hip hop is a street-influenced type of dance, with choreographed moves including breaking, body popping, locking and glides. The music, moves and fun keep everyone coming back for more. No class July 3. (KB) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$60(R) / $90(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 16

Eola Community Center

1 to 3 p.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

10 a.m. to noon

54659

Tu

June 5 to Aug. 14

8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Ballroom / Swing / Latin Dance

Musical Theater Tap Performance: Proud To Be An American Experienced tap dancers (Level II and above) are invited to be a part of an upcoming patriotic musical revue. Patriotic musical selections will include favorites such as “America the Beautiful,” “Yankee Doodle Dandy” and “God Bless the U.S.A.” Audience members will enjoy coffee, dessert and a musical revue performed by this red, white and blue cast. Performance is at 2 p.m. June 13. (KD)

Be confident on any dance floor – whether it’s at a club, wedding or party. Participants learn the basics of the foxtrot and cha cha and then “swing” into the big band-era. This program provides a solid foundation for beginners or those who want to brush up on their technique. Please do not wear black-soled shoes. This program is for couples only. Fee is per couple; must register both names in person. Instructor is Patricia Ray. No class July 4. (KW) Age

Fee per couple

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$67(R) / $99(N)

MIN: 9 / MAX: 20

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54781

W

June 27 to Aug. 8

7:15 to 8:30 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

9Y to 18Y

$35(R) / $53(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 25

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56197

Sa

June 2 and 9

3 to 5 p.m.

Wedding and Social Dancing

W

June 13

10 a.m. to noon

Anyone with any type of upcoming social engagement, weddings, birthdays or parties – from backyard barbecue bash to black tie formal events – can learn to dance to live rock bands, top 40, Latin, Big Band or a waltz or Meringue! Couples are recommended but not necessary. Couples will not rotate partners; singles are not guaranteed a partner. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. (BSP)

104

Age

Fee

Class Size

18Y and up

$40(R) / $60(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Location

56191

Th

June 21 to July 19

7:30 to 8:45 p.m.

Prisco Community Center

55914

F

June 29 to July 20

7:30 to 8:45 p.m.

Vaughan Athletic Center


Dance CLASS DESCRIPTIONS TUTU TODDLERS: This class is designed for the 3-year-old who loves music and wants to dance. Participants will concentrate on creative movement using large-motor skills choreographed to all their favorite songs. No dancers in diapers.

The Steppin’ Out Dance Studio provides skill-building techniques through the various dance forms. Equal attention is given to providing a pleasant atmosphere essential to learning. Good poise and self-confidence are gained while experiencing the joy of movement, which carries through to all parts of the dancer’s life. The goal is to provide every student with a solid dance foundation while leaving room for individual creativity and fun! Information

• Proper dance attire is required. Dance attire information is available at all community centers. • Parents are invited to attend class on designated visiting days only. These dates will be listed on the calendars handed out on the first day of class. • A dancer’s age is computed as of June 4, 2012. Summer Session Dates

• June 4 to Aug. 1 • No class on July 4 Fees

• 30-minute class: $37(R) / $55(N) • 45-minute class: $44(R) / $66(N) • 60-minute class: $62(R) / $93(N)

Recreation Supervisor: Bobbi Steele Dance Coordinator: Rhonda Moore Instructors: Kori Cline, Annie McWilliams, Katie Porcelius, Dana Schultz, Andrea Weber, Kyle Welton

BUDDING BALLERINAS: Fourand 5-year-olds will learn ballet fundamentals in this class, which is similar to Tutu Toddlers. JAZZ’N JUNIORS: This class is a must for the 4- or 5-year-old student who wants to move and stretch to upbeat music while building strength and coordination. Jazz positions will be taught while listening to lots of fun music. TINY TAPPERS: Toe, heel, step, step. Four- and 5-year-olds will learn their first tap steps in this class. Children will improve their coordination and rhythm as they learn first tap steps. ALL BEGINNING LEVEL CLASSES: Students will learn basic dance terminology and technique in Beginning level classes. The class structure includes isolation and flexibility warm-ups for jazz; barre and centre work for ballet and tap. All classes include dance combinations designed especially for this level. No previous dance experience is necessary. Dancer must be at least 5 years old. LEVEL I: This level builds upon the skills learned in the Beginning level class. Dancers must have completed two to four fall/winter sessions of the Beginning level class and be at least 7 years old. Dancers must have the permission of the instructor and the supervisor to enroll. LEVEL II: In this level, students will clarify technique and work to become stronger dancers. Dancers must have completed two to four fall/winter sessions of Level I and be at least 9 years old. Dancers must have the permission of the instructor and the supervisor to enroll. LEVEL III: This level is for the student who is ready for more complicated technique and combination work. Dancers must have completed two to four fall/winter sessions of Level II and be at least 12 years old. Dancers must have the permission of the instructor and the supervisor to enroll.

LEVELS IV–VI: These levels are for the serious student. A more disciplined atmosphere is enforced. Highly technical steps will be performed. Dancers must have the permission of the instructor and the supervisor to enroll. BEGINNING POINTE: Dancers who are enrolled in Ballet Level III or higher may take this class. The students will not start out in pointe shoes. Dancers will work on strengthening their bodies and correct technique. POINTE I and POINTE II: Dancers who are enrolled in Ballet Levels IV–VI and have completed Beginning Pointe to the satisfaction of the instructor and supervisor may register for Pointe I. Dancers who have completed Pointe I to the satisfaction of the instructor may enroll in Pointe II. Pointe shoes are required for both classes. POINTE III: Dancers who are enrolled in Ballet VI and have completed Pointe II to the satisfaction of the instructor and supervisor may register for Pointe III. Pointe shoes are required for this class. MODERN: In this class, combinations will be taught designed toward introducing expressive dance rhythm and a freer more natural form of dance. Dancers must be enrolled in Ballet III or higher. LYRICAL I–III: A combination of ballet and jazz will be taught in this class designed toward lyric expression. Choreography will develop expressive dance rhythm. Dancers must be enrolled in Ballet Level III or higher to attend. Permission must be given to enroll in Lyrical II or III. HIP HOP PRE–III: Students will learn a mixture of street moves and jazz. No previous dance experience is needed for Pre and Beginning Hip Hop. Hip Hop Levels I to III dancers must complete each level to the satisfaction of the instructor and supervisor to advance. Permission must be given to enroll in Levels I to III. A-Factor Dance Company: Members are selected through an audition process held on May 23. Participants must be at least 7 years old by Sept. 1 and registered year-round in ballet and jazz classes through Fox Valley Park District. Members are taught proper technique, body placement and flexibility exercises. The Dance Company represents the Park District in community shows and competitions.

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Dance Eola Community Center

Vaughan Athletic Center

Class

Barcode

Age

Day

Time

Instructor

Class

Barcode

Age

Day

Time

Fairytale Ballet

55922

2½Y to 3Y

Tu

10 to 10:30 a.m.

Annie McWilliams

Tutu Toddlers

55979

3Y

Sa

12:45 to 1:15 p.m. Dana Schultz

Tutu Toddlers

55981

3Y

M

5 to 5:30 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Tutu Toddlers

55980

3Y

Sa

1:15 to 1:45 p.m.

Dana Schultz

Tutu Toddlers

55982

3Y

Tu

10:30 to 11 a.m.

Annie McWilliams

Budding Ballerinas

55993

4Y to 5Y

Sa

1:45 to 2:15 p.m.

Dana Schultz

Tutu Toddlers

55983

3Y

Tu

11 to 11:30 a.m.

Annie McWilliams

Beginning Ballet

56005

5Y and up Sa

2:15 to 3 p.m.

Dana Schultz

Tutu Toddlers

55969

3Y

W

9:30 to 10 a.m.

Katie Porcelius

Tutu Toddlers

55970

3Y

W

10 to 10:30 a.m.

Katie Porcelius

Tutu Toddlers

55971

3Y

W

4 to 4:30 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Tutu Toddlers

55972

3Y

W

6 to 6:30 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Tutu Toddlers

55973

3Y

Sa

9 to 9:30 a.m.

Katie Porcelius

Tutu Toddlers

55968

3Y

Sa

9:30 to 10 a.m.

Katie Porcelius

Budding Ballerinas

55996

4Y to 5Y

M

5:30 to 6 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Budding Ballerinas

55997

4Y to 5Y

Tu

11:30 a.m. to noon Annie McWilliams

Budding Ballerinas

55994

4Y to 5Y

W

10:30 to 11 a.m.

Katie Porcelius

Budding Ballerinas

55995

4Y to 5Y

W

11 to 11:30 a.m.

Katie Porcelius

Budding Ballerinas

55987

4Y to 5Y

W

5:30 to 6 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Budding Ballerinas

55988

4Y to 5Y

Sa

10 to 10:30 a.m.

Katie Porcelius

Budding Ballerinas

55989

4Y to 5Y

Sa

10:30 to 11 a.m.

Katie Porcelius

Beginning Ballet

56006

5Y and up

M

6 to 6:45 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Beginning Ballet

56007

5Y and up

W

Noon to 12:45 p.m. Katie Porcelius

Beginning Ballet

56008

5Y and up

Sa

11 to 11:45 a.m.

Katie Porcelius

Ballet I/II

56011

7Y and up

W

6:30 to 7:15 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Ballet I/II

56012

7Y and up

Th

5 to 5:45 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Tiny Tappers

56308

4Y to 5Y

Tu

Noon to 12:30 p.m. Annie McWilliams

Tiny Tappers

56306

4Y to 5Y

W

5 to 5:30 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Beginning Tap

56032

5Y and up

M

7:30 to 8:15 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Beginning Tap

56033

5Y and up

Sa

12:30 to 1:15 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Tap I/II

56037

7Y and up

W

8 to 8:45 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Tap I/II

56038

7Y and up

Th

6:30 to 7:15 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Jazz'n Juniors

56325

4Y to 5Y

Tu

12:30 to 1 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Jazz'n Juniors

56326

4Y to 5Y

W

4:30 to 5 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Beginning Jazz

56050

5Y and up

M

6:45 to 7:30 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Beginning Jazz

56049

5Y and up

W

12:45 to 1:30 p.m.

Annie McWilliams Katie Porcelius

Beginning Jazz

56055

5Y and up

Sa

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Jazz I/II

56056

7Y and up

W

7:15 to 8 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Jazz I/II

56057

7Y and up

Th

5:45 to 6:30 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

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Instructor

4th Annual

Summer Showcase Saturday, July 28 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Prisco Community Center Admission: $6

Bring the family to the Summer Showcase! The A-Factor Dance Company of Steppin’ Out Dance Studio will showcase repertory pieces in ballet, modern, jazz, tap and hip hop.


Dance Prisco Community Center Class

Barcode

Age

Day

Time

Instructor

Class

Barcode

Age

Day

Time

Instructor

Fairytale Ballet

55921

2½Y to 3Y

Th

4 to 4:30 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Beginning Tap

56034

5Y and up

M

3 to 3:45 p.m.

Dana Schultz Dana Schultz

Tutu Toddlers

55975

3Y

M

12:30 to 1 p.m.

Dana Schultz

Tutu Toddlers

55974

3Y

W

5:15 to 5:45 p.m.

Kori Cline

Tutu Toddlers

55976

3Y

Th

4:30 to 5 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Tutu Toddlers

55977

3Y

Sa

9 to 9:30 a.m.

Dana Schultz

Budding Ballerinas

55990

4Y to 5Y

M

1 to 1:30 p.m.

Budding Ballerinas

55991

4Y to 5Y

Th

Budding Ballerinas

55998

4Y to 5Y

Sa

Beginning Tap

56035

5Y and up

Sa

11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Tap I/II

56039

7Y and up

M

1:15 to 2 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Tap I/II

56040

7Y and up

W

7:15 to 8 p.m.

Kori Cline

Tap II/III

56043

9Y and up

Tu

3:30 to 4:15 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Dana Schultz

Tap III/IV

56045

11Y and up Tu

2:45 to 3:30 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

5 to 5:30 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Tap IV-VI

56047

12 and up

8 to 9 p.m.

Kori Cline

9:30 to 10 a.m.

Dana Schultz

W

Beginning Jazz

56051

5Y and up

M

2:15 to 3 p.m.

Dana Schultz

56052

5Y and up

Th

6:15 to 7 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Beginning Ballet

56009

5Y and up

M

1:30 to 2:15 p.m.

Dana Schultz

Beginning Jazz

Beginning Ballet

56010

5Y and up

Th

5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Beginning Jazz

56053

5Y and up

Sa

10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Dana Schultz

Beginning Ballet

56004

5Y and up

Sa

10 to 10:45 a.m.

Dana Schultz

Jazz I/II

56058

7Y and up

M

2:45 to 3:30 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Ballet I/II

56013

7Y and up

M

2 to 2:45 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Jazz I/II

56060

7Y and up

W

6:30 to 7:15 p.m.

Kori Cline

Ballet I/II

56014

7Y and up

W

5:45 to 6:30 p.m.

Kori Cline

Jazz II/III

56063

9Y and up

Tu

5:45 to 6:30 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Ballet II/III

56018

9Y and up

Tu

4:15 to 5 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Jazz III/IV

56065

10Y and up Tu

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Andrea Weber

Ballet III/IV

56021

10Y and up Tu

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Andrea Weber

Jazz IV/V

56067

13Y and up W

7 to 8 p.m.

Andrea Weber

Pre Hip Hop

56069

5Y to 7Y

Th

5 to 5:45 p.m.

Kyle Welton

Ballet IV/VI

56295

14Y and up Tu

7 to 8 p.m.

Andrea Weber

Beginning Pointe*

56024

10Y and up Tu

5 to 5:45 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Beginning Pointe*

56023

10Y and up Tu

5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

Andrea Weber

Pointe I-III*

56026

15Y and up Tu

8 to 9 p.m.

Andrea Weber

Lyrical I*

56027

10Y and up Tu

6:30 to 7:15 p.m.

Katie Porcelius

Lyrical II*

56028

12Y and up Tu

2:45 to 3:30 p.m.

Andrea Weber

Lyrical III*

56297

14Y and up Tu

6:15 to 7 p.m.

Andrea Weber

Modern I*

56030

10Y and up Th

7:15 to 8:15 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Modern II*

56103

12Y and up W

6 to 7 p.m.

Andrea Weber

Beginning Hip Hop

56327

8Y and up

Th

5:45 to 6:30 p.m.

Kyle Welton

Hip Hop I-III

56077

11Y and up Th

6:30 to 7:15 p.m.

Kyle Welton

Musical Theater

56078

9Y and up

8:15 to 9 p.m.

Annie McWilliams

Th

*You may only enroll in Pointe, Lyrical or Modern classes if you are enrolled in Ballet III or higher.

All Steppin’ Out Dance Studio classes qualify for scholarships. 107


Lights, camera, action!

Drama

In the Spotlight Proud To Be An American: A Flag Day Musical Revue

Miss Heart of the Valley Pageant

Singers, actors and dancers of all levels are encouraged to audition on May 7 for this festive production. Patriotic musical selections will include favorites such as “America the Beautiful,” “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” and “God Bless the U.S.A.” Please prepare a short audition song or be prepared to sing one of the selections available at Prisco beginning April 11. Performance date is at 2 p.m. June 13 to wave in the Flag Day holiday. Audience members will enjoy coffee, dessert and a musical revue performed by this red, white and blue cast. (KD)

Join in the fun and work toward being crowned the first-ever Miss Heart of the Valley. Young ladies will participate in classes that help to inspire confidence, poise and grace. Contestants will be taught dance routines, walks, carriage and interview skills. Participants will be competing for Miss Heart of the Valley, first and second runners-up, Miss Congeniality, best photo and a talent award. A panel of judges will determine the winners, and formal business interviews will contribute to each score. Contestants will need a 90-second talent (singing, dancing, special skills) prepared by July 23 to be performed for the pageant, and a full-length gown. Contestants must register in advance and are additionally responsible to find a $50 sponsor from a local business or individual by July 25. The pageant will be held at 7 p.m. on Aug. 11 at Prisco. Tickets will be available for $5. (KD)

‘A Flag Day Musical Revue’ Auditions Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

Age

Location

56189

Free

M

May 7

6 to 8 p.m.

8Y to 20Y

Prisco Community Center

Miss Heart of the Valley Pageant Rehearsals

‘A Flag Day Musical Revue’ Cast Rehearsals Fee

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Location

$40(R) / $60(N)

Sa

May 12 to June 9

10 a.m. to noon

MIN: 6 / MAX: 25

Prisco Community Center

Perform It Series: ‘The Sound of Music’ Learn songs, simple dances and short acting scenes from “The Sound of Music” to perform at a final showcase. Participants will focus on popular songs from this musical, such as “Do-Re-Mi,” “The Lonely Goatherd,” and “Edelweiss.” Additional $35 costume fee due June 5, which includes a costume of lederhosen or Austrian-inspired dresses that can be taken home at the conclusion of the performance. Sizes must be indicated at time of enrollment. Performance is July 24. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 15Y

$60(R) / $90(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56153

Tu

June 5 to July 24

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Thanks!

We appreciate all of our volunteers! Thank you to all of our many volunteers who have given of their time and talent during the spring. We appreciate all the people who volunteered as coaches, program volunteers, at special events and at all other activities that time and talent was given. 108

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

12Y to 16Y

$55(R) / $83(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56206

M-F

July 23 to Aug. 9

6 to 9 p.m.

Junior Theater: ‘Thunder Mountain’ Audition to be a part of a Junior Theater production of “Thunder Mountain.” Actors are needed to portray the fun list of characters including a baker, townspeople and little dragons. Theatrical thunder and lightning leads the action of this play from road to mountain trail to mountain top. Watch as the townspeople of a small village confront a dragon. Prepare a monologue or nursery rhyme for auditions and please be familiar with the script. Perusal scripts will be available to read at the Prisco Community Center beginning June 20. Registration fee is due after auditions. Performances will be held at 3 p.m. on Sept. 1 and 2 at Prisco. Tickets will be available beginning Aug. 1 at Prisco. (KD) ‘Thunder Mountain’ Auditions Barcode

Fee

Day

Date

Time

Age

Location

56199

Free

M

July 23

6 to 8 p.m.

5Y to 16Y

Prisco Community Center

‘Thunder Mountain’ Cast Rehearsals Day

Date

Time

Fee

Class Size

Location

Tu/Th

July 31 to Aug. 30

6 to 7:30 p.m.

$40(R) / $60(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 250

Prisco Community Center


Drama Summer Stage Summer Stage: ‘Footloose’ Informational Meeting

Summer Stage: ‘Footloose’

Anyone interested in being a part of the Fr ee Summer Stage family-friendly production of ! “Footloose” can find out more about the new opportunities that coincide with this high-energy and high-steppin’ show. Discover the program details and get questions answered. Audition details and rehearsal schedules will be discussed. (KD)

Auditions for the high-energy, family-friendly version of ‘Footloose’ are May 30 or 31. Actors, singers, dancers and gymnasts are needed, including adults. Please bring sheet music for a short song cutting 32 bars or less and a non-returnable headshot. Registration is due after auditions and before June 4. Mandatory full cast/parent meeting June 2 at 3 p.m. Experienced dancers (level II and above) may audition for the featured jazz dancer cast for no additional fee. Featured dancers must be available between 2 and 5 p.m. Wednesdays, June 6 to July 18. Performance dates are July 20, 21 and 22 at the Paramount Theatre. No rehearsal July 4. (KD)

Fee

Age

Class Size

Location

Free

All ages

MIN: 5 / MAX: 50

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56113

W

May 16

6:30 to 7 p.m.

Auditioning for Summer Stage: ‘Footloose’ Prepare for Summer Stage auditions for this year’s production of “Footloose.” This program will help anyone who has stage fright, wants to know how auditions work or wants have extra practice getting up in front of a group. Participants will work on new auditioning techniques each class, including singing, dancing and cold reads from the script. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y and up

$25(R) / $38(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 25

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56114

Tu/Th

May 22 to 29

6:45 to 7:30 p.m.

FLASHBACK DECADES

‘Footloose’ Auditions Fee

Location

Free

Prisco Community Center

Day

Date

Age/Group

Time

W

May 30

7Y to 12Y

5 to 7 p.m.

W

May 30

13Y to adult

7 to 9 p.m.

Th

May 31

7Y to 12Y & Parents

5 to 7 p.m.

Th

May 31

Callbacks

7 to 9 p.m.

Sa

June 2

Dance Audition

10 a.m. to noon

Sa

June 2

Tumbling & Acrobatics Audition

Noon to 1 p.m.

‘Footloose’ Cast Rehearsals Fee*

Day

Date

Time

Class Size

Location

$95(R) / $142(N)

M-Th

June 4 to July 19

June 4 to July 12: 6 to 9 p.m. July 16 to 19: 6 to 10 p.m.

MIN: 50 / MAX: 200

Prisco Community Center

*Leading roles may require a $40 costume rental fee. Ensemble actors may create their own costumes, which require approval by June 20. Actors without approved costumes after June 20 will be required to pay a $40 costume rental fee. Additional costume details are available at Prisco.

Saturday, June 30 7:30 p.m. Enjoy an amazing evening of music and comedy performed around a piano. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase.

Raffle and ticket proceeds benefit the Summer Stage production of

Prisco Community Center • All Ages • $8 Barcode 56142 109


Drama

Performing Arts Academy Acting Studio

Academy Workshop: Preparing a Monologue

Aspiring actors will learn acting skills that build solid stage presence and confidence as an actor. This class involves vocal and movement exercises, improvisation and character development. Students can take this class each session to continue strengthening acting and performance skills. Only alumni of this class will have opportunities to take the advanced-level acting courses. (KD)

Whether it’s for an audition, a performance or for a class, this workshop will give tips and ideas on how to choose and prepare a monologue. Choosing strong material is important and having a wide range of monologues ready at auditions is key. Those who bring a prepared monologue might have a chance to be coached by the instructor. (KD)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

7Y to 14Y

$42(R) / $63(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56151

Tu

June 5 to July 3

3:45 to 4:30 p.m.

56152

Tu

July 10 to Aug. 7

3:45 to 4:30 p.m.

Academy Workshop: How to Rock Your Audition This workshop will explore auditioning basics, from picking the right audition song to the importance of first impressions. Proper preparation and confidence are key in auditions, and this workshop will discuss what directors are looking for in different types of auditions. Those who prepare a short audition monologue may have a chance to work directly with the instructor to improve their auditioning skills. (KD)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

11Y to 25Y

$15(R) / $23(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 25

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

56274

Sa

July 7

1 to 2:30 p.m.

11Y to 25Y

56275

Sa

July 14

1 to 2:30 p.m.

8Y to 13Y

Academy Workshop: Perfecting Your Craft Find out what classes to take for pursuing a successful career as a professional actor, singer or dancer. Emphasis is placed on constant learning. The instructor also will talk about the importance of taking consistent dance, vocal and acting classes and which schools professional performers suggest to avoid. (KD) Class Size

Fee

Location

MIN: 6 / MAX: 25

$15(R) / $15(N)

Prisco Community Center

Class Size

Fee

Location

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

MIN: 6 / MAX: 25

$15(R) / $23(N)

Prisco Community Center

56272

Sa

July 28

1 to 2:30 p.m.

11Y to 25Y

56273

Sa

Aug. 4

1 to 2:30 p.m.

8Y to 13Y

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

56267

Sa

June 9

1 to 2:30 p.m.

11Y to 25Y

56268

Sa

June 16

1 to 2:30 p.m.

8Y to 13Y

Academy Workshop: Getting a Stellar Headshot A quality headshot could make all the difference in getting a role. This workshop reveals the tricks and tools it takes to get a great headshot. Finding the right clothing, having the right haircut and makeup, feeling comfortable in the photo shoot, and having help to pick the right picture are all important ingredients to the difficult recipe. Examples and a possible mock photo-shoot will be a part of the class. (KD) Class Size

Fee

Location

MIN: 6 / MAX: 25

$15(R) / $23(N)

Prisco Community Center

Academy Workshop: NYC, LA, Chicago and Agents Learn what it takes to make it in New York City, how auditions work in Chicago or what Los Angeles is looking for in its newest TV and film stars. This workshop looks at the differences between these cities and the influence an agent can have on a performer’s career. (KD) Class Size

Fee

Location

MIN: 6 / MAX: 25

$15(R) / $23(N)

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

56269

Sa

Aug. 11

1 to 2:30 p.m.

11Y to 25Y

56270

Sa

Aug. 18

1 to 2:30 p.m.

8Y to 13Y

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

Stage Makeup

56265

Sa

June 23

1 to 2:30 p.m.

11Y to 25Y

56266

Sa

June 30

1 to 2:30 p.m.

8Y to 13Y

Learn makeup tricks for the stage using dramatic pictures participants can choose. Discover different techniques for makeup application and practice applying it. Makeup is provided, but participants are encouraged to bring ideas to help create different looks. Each class specializes in a different subject. Please bring a towel that can be used for makeup removal. (KD)

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Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to adult

$44(R) / $66(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 12

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Focus

56117

Th

June 7 to July 5

5:15 to 6 p.m.

Kabuki

56118

Th

July 12 to Aug. 9

5:15 to 6 p.m.

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Footloose tells the family-friendly musical story of a teenager from Chicago who moves to a small town where music and dancing have been banned. He shakes up the town and helps heal their hurt. The diverse score includes hit songs “Holding out for a Hero,” “Let’s Hear it for the Boy,” “Almost Paradise” and the title song, “Footloose.”

ShOwTimES Friday, July 20, at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, July 22, at 2 p.m.

COST of TiCkETS Preview Show July 20: $7 Seniors and ages 3-17 $9 Ages 18 and up July 21 and 22: $9 Seniors and ages 3-17 $13 Ages 18 and up Tickets available at Paramount Theatre box office starting June 25.

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We’ve got the beat!

Music Adult Choir

Princesses and Pirates Music Workshop

Any seasoned singer or novice adult vocalist looking to be a part of a vocal collective can join this new choral group. The choir sings favorite and classic songs and works toward a solid group voice. Those who are not strong music readers are encouraged to join in the fun. Pre-registration required. New singers are welcome to join at any time. To join after May 16, please call Kyle at 630-859-8606. No class July 4. (KD)

Join this hands-on, entertaining and magical class geared toward children who can read simple music notes. This workshop will take the participants through an adventure with a life-size tic-tac-toe, a sea bowl for music notes to help solve secret sentences, stomping and rhythm games. The workshop concludes with a hunt to find treats hidden in a secret treasure chest. (KD)

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Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

18Y and up

Free

MIN: 6 / MAX: 30

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56466

W

May 16

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Show Choir: Songs from Glee Join this Show Choir group and sing and dance like the cast of Glee. The group will sing songs featured on the hit TV show sung by favorite characters such as Rachel, Finn and Mr. Schuester. There will be opportunities to sing solos for interested participants. A performance for family and friends takes place during the last class. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to 12Y

$34(R) / $50(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 15

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56149

Th

June 7 to July 5

4 to 4:45 p.m.

56150

Th

July 12 to Aug. 9

4 to 4:45 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 10Y

$60(R) / $90(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 15

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56143

M-Tu

July 30 to 31

9 to 9:45 a.m.

56144

M-Tu

July 30 to 31

4 to 4:45 p.m.

Music Game Show Tournament This tournament creates a rare opportunity for students who read music and play a musical instrument at any level to participate in a fun music game show. Children are divided into teams and questions are given in three rounds. Correct answers will be rewarded with tournament tickets that can be taken home, and a winning team will be determined. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y to 14Y

$40(R) / $60(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56145

M

July 30

5 to 6 p.m.

Check it out! Check out early childhood music programs on page 98

Private Piano Lessons for Youth and Adults These individualized lessons help students and adults develop piano playing skills and progress in areas such as finger posture, counting and music theory appropriate to each student level. This class is for those just starting out or in the early stages of developing lifetime piano skills that are the foundation for all instrument playing. Fee is $15 per half hour for six-week sessions. To arrange a time and day for lessons, call the Prisco Community Center. (KD) 112

Private Voice Lessons

Private Guitar Lessons

Enjoy personalized vocal coaching on musical styles ranging from classical to musical theater to pop. Participants will practice breathing techniques, develop music reading skills and work toward singing a favorite song. Lessons are individualized according to the student’s interests and vocal ability level. Fee is $20 per half hour for six-week sessions. To arrange a time and day for lessons, call the Prisco Community Center. (KD)

Learn guitar basics or dust off old guitar skills with individual guitar lessons. The guitar instructor will tailor lessons to each student’s musical interests and abilities, providing an opportunity to learn guitar chords, guitar scales, lead guitar, blues guitar, playing with or without a pick and more. Participants must provide their own guitar. Fee is $20 per half hour for six-week sessions. To arrange a time and day for lessons, call the Prisco Community Center. (KD)


That’s the ticket!

Please note!

Shows

All summer shows require little walking. Please wear comfortable shoes.

Perform It Series Showcase: ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

Summer Stage Presents ‘Footloose’

A specialized performance class will perform songs, dances and short acting scenes from “Bye Bye Birdie” in a final showcase. Actors will wear colorful costumes reminiscent of the musical, and audience members can look forward to popular songs such as “Put On A Happy Face” and “A Lot of Livin’ to Do.” (KD)

Get ready to cut loose this summer with a high-energy, high-steppin’, family-friendly production of “Footloose.” Based on the 1984 film, “Footloose” tells the musical story of a teenager from Chicago who moves to a small town where music and dancing have been banned. He shakes up the town and helps heal their hurt. The diverse score includes hit songs “Holding out for a Hero,” “Let’s Hear it for the Boy,” “Almost Paradise” and the title song, “Footloose.” Tickets available at Paramount Theatre box office starting June 25 by calling 630-896-6666. (KD)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

All ages

$2

MIN: 10 / MAX: 200

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53829

W

May 23

6:30 p.m.

Age

Location

All ages

Paramount Theatre

Day

Date

Time

Proud To Be An American: A Flag Day Musical Revue

F

July 20

7 p.m.

Seniors/Ages 3Y to 17Y: $7 Ages 18Y and up: $9

Join us for coffee, dessert, and a musical revue performed by a red, white, and blue cast. Patriotic musical selections will include favorites such as ‘America the Beautiful,’ ‘Yankee Doodle Dandy,’ and ‘God Bless the U.S.A.’ Help us celebrate the splendor of the American flag with music and dance inspired by the stars and stripes. Tickets are available at Prisco May 14. Registration closes Tuesday, June 12 at noon. (KD)

Sa

July 21

2 and 7 p.m.

Seniors/Ages 3Y to 17Y: $9 Ages 18Y and up: $13

Su

July 22

2 p.m.

Seniors/Ages 3Y to 17Y: $9 Ages 18Y and up: $13

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to adult

$11

MIN: 50 / MAX: 250

Prisco Community Center

Day

Date

Time

W

June 13

1:30 p.m.

Proud To Be An American

Flashback Decades Cabaret: 60s, 70s & 80s Enjoy an amazing evening of music and comedy performed around a piano. Talented performers host a benefit for the Summer Stage production of “Footloose.” Gift baskets from local businesses will be raffled off to lucky ticket buyers. This night of entertainment in a casual atmosphere also feature snacks and beverages available for purchase. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y and up & adult

$8

MIN: 20 / MAX: 300

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56142

Sa

June 30

7:30 to 9 p.m.

‘In the Good Old Summertime’ at Diplomat West in Elmhurst Hear the Banjo Buddies Dixieland Trio and the Chordmasters Barbershop Quartet after a lunch of chicken, salad, potatoes, vegetables, rolls, dessert and coffee/tea. Cost includes lunch, show and small-bus transportation. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$55(R) / $64(N)

MIN: 15 / MAX: 21

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55336

W

July 18

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A Flag Day Musical Revue

Wednesday, June 13 1:30 p.m. Ages 3 to adult Prisco Community Center Tickets $11 Barcode 56195 Join us for coffee, dessert and a musical revue performed by a red, white and blue cast. Patriotic musical selections will include favorites such as “America the Beautiful,” “Yankee Doodle Dandy” and “God Bless the USA.” Tickets available May 14. Registration closes on Tuesday, June 12 at noon.

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Shows Perform It Series Showcase: ‘The Sound of Music’

Junior Theater: ‘Thunder Mountain’

This specialized performance class will perform songs, dances and short acting scenes from “The Sound of Music” in a final showcase. Actors will wear colorful lederhosen or Austrianinspired dresses reminiscent of the musical, and audience members can look forward to popular songs such as “Do-Re-Mi,” “The Lonely Goatherd” and “Edelweiss.” (KD)

Join us for a fun performance featuring our talented youth. Theatrical thunder and lightning leads the action of this play from road to mountain trail to mountain top. Watch as the townspeople of a small village confront a dragon. Paper tickets are available beginning July 25 at Prisco Community Center. (KD)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to adult

$2

MIN: 20 / MAX: 200

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56449

Tu

July 24

5 p.m.

‘Lost in the 50’s’ at Follies Theatre in Yorkville This musical features songs by Elvis, Connie Francis and more in the first half. Then the second half is a comedy improve mocking 1950s sci-fi movies. Lunch before the 2 p.m. show is at the Bridge Street Café (with separate checks). Cost includes show and small-bus transportation. (JHP)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

3Y to adult

$5

MIN: 50 / MAX: 250

Prisco Community Center

Day

Date

Time

Sa

Sept. 1

3 p.m.

Su

Sept. 2

3 p.m.

‘The Dixie Swim Club’ at Circa 21 in Rock Island This touching comedy spans 33 years as it focuses five Southern women who get together every summer. Entrée selection is available that day. Cost includes show, lunch and 28-passenger bus with bathroom. Deadline to register is Aug. 12. Note: There are stairs to get to your seats. (JHP)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$40(R) / $49(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 18

Prisco Community Center

55Y and up

$90(R) / $99(N)

MIN: 22 / MAX: 23

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55338

Su

July 29

11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

55963

W

Sept. 12

9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Legacy Girls – 50s & 60s Show at Starved Rock The Legacy Girls trio will entertain with three-part harmonies, costumes and dances to music from the Supremes, Chordettes, Beatles and Elvis. Lunch will be buffet-style. Cost includes show, lunch buffet and smallbus transportation. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$60(R) / $69(N)

MIN: 15 / MAX: 21

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55339

M

Aug. 6

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Convertibles at White Fence Farm Enjoy this ’50s Doo Wop show with The Convertibles. Lunch will be chicken, salads, corn fritters, beverage and ice cream. Cost includes show, lunch and small-bus transportation. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$50(R) / $59(N)

MIN: 15 / MAX: 21

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55340

W

Aug. 8

10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Miss Heart of the Valley Pageant Join us for an inspiring evening where contestants ages 12 to 16 will demonstrate poise, confidence and grace while competing for the crown. A panel of judges will determine various winners based on evening wear, a talent competition and formal interviews. Tickets available at Prisco beginning July 24. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

3Y to adult

$5

MIN: 50 / MAX: 250

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56207

Sa

Aug. 11

7 p.m.

114

Parker’s

Children’s Theater Parker’s Children’s Theater, a new professional theater company for young audiences, strives to inspire children through the performing arts. Productions will utilize professional performers who educate and entertain, introducing many students to the wonderful world of theater for the first time. Register a school field trip or group special event. Each production is appropriate for children in preschool through sixth grade. Contact Kyle Donahue to schedule a daytime performance for a group of 75 or more. The performance is 45 minutes and can include a question-and-answer session.

Parker’s Children’s Theater Presents: The Three Little Pigs, A Musical The three little pigs decide it’s time to move out of their mother’s house and build homes of their own. Soon the bumbling, silly wolf appears and blows down the new houses one by one. The pigs help the angry wolf discover he has no friends because of his temper. The wolf promises to learn to control his anger, and they all become friends. This is a musical and fun interactive version of a classic tale discussing themes of anger, friendship and family. (KD) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

3Y and up & adults

$5.50 per ticket (1 adult admitted free with every 15 children)

MIN: 75 / MAX: 200

Prisco Community Center

Day

Date

Time

Information

M-F choices

Ongoing

During school hours

Call Kyle at 630-859-8606


Trip Information and Reminders • All tours and visits listed require a good amount of walking. Wear sturdy, comfortable shoes and be prepared for frequent walking throughout the day’s activities. • Plan to arrive for all trips at least 15 minutes before departure times. The bus leaves promptly at the scheduled time. • Trip return times are approximate; traffic delays and bad weather can add travel time to a trip. • Call 630-859-8606 for cancellations. Refunds (minus a $5 cancellation fee) will be given if the trip seat can be filled or show ticket can be sold. • Call two weeks before a trip for special accommodation requests such as wheelchairs or diet restrictions. • Due to safety concerns for all passengers and visibility issues for the bus driver, the park district will only be able to transport flat-folding walkers when traveling on the small FVPD bus. Any other accommodations need to be made in advance when registering by contacting Jennifer Huber at 630-859-8606.

Take a little trip

Tours & Visits Fun Fridays

Join the Fun Fridays group to explore entertaining and educational destinations around the Fox Valley and beyond. This season, travel to some new suggested destinations and other long-time favorites. Most trips are held on the fourth Friday of each month. In the event of bad weather, everyone will be contacted to cancel. Register for each program separately. Please note that all Fun Fridays require a lot of walking. Lunch (with separate checks) will be part of each trip. Call Jennifer Huber at 630-859-8606 or Margaret Gazdacka at 630-897-1808 for more information.

Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie

Sandwich Opera House and Sandwich Historical Museum

Green Chicago: An Eco-Urban Adventure

A docent will lead a guided tour through the Holocaust Museum and Education Center. Lunch will follow with separate checks at a local restaurant. Cost includes guided tour and small-bus transportation. (JHP) (MG)

Take a guided tour of the Sandwich Opera House. Afterward, head over to the Alessandria Italian restaurant for a meal with separate checks. Cost includes tour and small-bus transportation. (JHP) (MG)

Take a “green” tour of Chicago, with stop at The Center for Green Technology, City Farm sustainable organic farm and to the Museum of Science & Industry for its “Green Home Smart & Wired” exhibit. Also enjoy a three-course lunch at an organic restaurant in Wicker Park. Cost includes step-on guide, all tours, lunch and small-bus transportation. This tour is run by Accenting Chicago. (JHP) (MG)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$30(R) / $39(N)

MIN: 15 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54523

F

June 22

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$15(R) / $24(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54524

F

July 27

9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$ 75(R) / $84(N)

MIN: 15 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54525

F

Aug. 17

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

115


Tours & Visits Fun For All Honor Flight Welcome Home at Midway Travel to Midway Airport to welcome home the Honor Flight veterans who will be coming home after their trip to Washington, D.C. Water and snacks will be provided, but please bring a chair to sit on at the airport because there is a lot of standing. The fee covers the transportation costs. Dates were not available at the time of brochure printing. Call Jennifer to be added to the interest list. (JHP)

Behind the Scenes Tours Meet once a month and travel by park district bus or van to local destinations for informative and fun ‘Behind the Scenes’ tours. Cost includes all tours, meals (some months) and transportation. (JHP)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

13Y and up

$5

MIN: 10 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Day

Date

Time

Air Classics Museum of Aviation

W

Call Jennifer at 630-859-8606

5 to 11:30 p.m.

Visit this aviation museum in Sugar Grove at the Aurora Municipal Airport. Sit in an A7 that flew in the Gulf War and climb into the pilot’s seat of a UH-1 Huey helicopter. The museum has collections including aircraft, vehicles, uniforms and other aviation memorabilia from the 1930s to the present. Cost includes guided tour, admission and small-bus transportation. Everyone will have breakfast (with separate checks) at a local restaurant before heading to the museum. (JHP)

Vermillion River Whitewater Rafting Experience the thrill of whitewater rafting on one of Illinois’ most picturesque rivers. Paddle through high cliffs and rapids on the Vermillion River for 91/2 miles. Rafting will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. After rafting, head to Starved Rock Lodge for lunch (separate checks). Bring a change of clothes. This is a great experience for beginners; some paddling will be required. Everyone will be provided with life vests and needs to sign a waiver. Five people per raft. This is not a guided tour, but there will be a FVPD leader with the group. Cost includes rafting and supplies and small-bus transportation. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$40(R) / $49(N)

MIN: 5 / MAX: 13

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56296

F

June 8

7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Grand Old Milwaukee Step into the Victorian past and learn about the history of Milwaukee. Tour the historic Pabst Mansion, built in 1893 by Capt. Frederick Pabst. Enjoy lunch at the historic Third Ward at Mader’s, a world-renowned German restaurant. Select either chicken schnitzel, sauerbraten or grilled bratwurst for lunch. There will be about 30 minutes to shop in downtown Third Ward. After that, tour the Miller Brewery to learn how Frederick Miller turned a small local brewery into the country’s second largest brewer and enjoy a Miller beer or soft drink. Cost includes all tours, step-on guide, large motor coach transportation and lunch at Mader’s. This tour is run by About Tours. Deadline to register is Monday, July 9. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$87(R) / $96(N)

MIN: 30 / MAX: 42

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55341

F

Aug. 3

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Fee

Age

Class Size

Departure Location

$15(R) / $24(N)

21Y and up

MIN: 10 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Destination

55187

W

June 13

8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Air Classics Museum of Aviation in Sugar Grove

Shedd Aquarium Take a guided 50-minute tour from the perspective of the animal care staff on a behind-the-scenes visit of the Shedd. At the animal health care center, see how preventive care keeps the animals healthy. Then go behind the galleries to learn about the breeding programs and how their meals are prepared. There also will be time to see the 10 a.m. aquatic dolphin show, visit the new Jellies exhibit and visit the Wild Reef and Oceanarium. The group will split into two smaller groups for the behind-the-scenes tour. Lunch will be on-your-own. Cost includes Shedd admission, tour, Wild Reef and Jellies exhibits, Oceanarium show and exhibits, and small-bus transportation. (JHP) Fee

Age

Class Size

Departure Location

$50(R) / $59(N)

13Y and up

MIN: 10 / MAX: 19

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Destination

55188

F

July 13

8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Shedd Aquarium in Chicago

Oberweis Dairy Head over to Oberweis Dairy in North Aurora for a guided tour of the plant, laboratory and store. After the tour, everyone will enjoy a scoop of ice cream. Before the tour, everyone will enjoy breakfast (with separate checks) at a local restaurant. Cost includes guided tour, ice cream and small-bus transportation. (JHP) Fee

Age

Class Size

Departure Location

$15(R) / $24(N)

21Y and up

MIN: 10 / MAX: 22

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Destination

55189

W

Aug. 22

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Oberweis Dairy in North Aurora


Tours & Visits Sporting Events Cubs vs. New York Mets

NASCAR GEICO 400

Seats will be in terraced reserved outfield section with a 1:20 p.m. start time. There is a limit of six tickets per family. There is a lot a walking & stairs. Cost includes ticket and large-bus transportation. (JH)

Get seats for the NASCAR GEICO 400 near Turn 1, Section 121, Rows 23 and 24. Purchase pit passes for an additional $35 per person. Bring food and coolers on the bus to tailgate before the race (no alcohol). There is a lot of walking and stairs on this trip. Cost includes ticket and small-bus transportation. (JHP)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

8Y and up & adult

$45(R) / $54(N)

MIN: 35 / MAX: 53

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55332

W

June 27

10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Cubs vs. Houston Astros Seats are terrace reserved outfield; the game begins at 1:20 p.m. There is a limit of six tickets per family. There is a lot of walking & stairs. Cost includes ticket and bus transportation. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

8Y and up & adult

$45(R) / $54(N)

MIN: 35 / MAX: 53

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55333

W

Aug. 15

10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

13Y and up

Ticket & bus only: $80(R) / $89(N) Ticket, pit pass, bus: $115(R) /$124(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 15

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55962

Su

Sept. 16

7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sports Spectacular Start the day with an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of U.S. Cellular Field and see the dugout, field and press box! Next, head over to Harry Caray’s for lunch, one of Navy Pier’s newest additions, to see Harry’s Museum. After lunch, head over to Soldier Field for a behind-the-scenes tour. Cost includes step-on guide, all tours, lunch and FVPD small-bus transportation. There is a lot of walking and stairs on this trip. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

8Y and up & adult

$75(R) / $84(N)

MIN: 15 /MAX: 22

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56092

W

Aug. 1

7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Gardeners

on the Go

This group travels to various greenhouses, nurseries and gardening-related Departure Locations. Cost includes small-bus transportation. There will be a lot of walking on these trips; a hat, water bottle and comfortable shoes are recommended. Meals will either be breakfast or lunch with separate checks. (JHP)

Hornbaker Gardens and Sherwood Antique Mall, Princeton Travel to Hornbaker Gardens to see the amazing gardens and then head into downtown Princeton to the Big Apple Restaurant for lunch (with separate checks). Then it’s off to the Sherwood Antique Mall for shopping. Cost includes Hornbaker Gardens, 28-passenger bus with bathroom transportation and snacks on the way down and home. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

21Y and up

$45(R) / $54(N)

MIN: 15 / MAX: 25

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54519

Tu

June 12

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Fields in Crest Hill

Chicago School of Flower Design

Travel to The Fields to see five acres of daylilies in full bloom. Have breakfast first at a local restaurant with separate checks. Cost includes tour and small-bus transportation. (JHP)

Enjoy breakfast at a local restaurant (separate checks) and then head into Chicago for a tour of the wholesale flower market (flowers will not be available for purchase). After the tour, everyone will take a hands-on design class to make an arrangement to take home. Cost includes flower market tour, design class and arrangement and small-bus transportation. (JHP)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$10(R) / $19(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 22

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54520

Tu

July 10

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$35(R) / $44(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54521

Tu

Aug. 7

8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

117


Tours & Visits Casinos

Extended

Isle of Capri, Iowa Visit the Isle of Capri Casino in Iowa. Cost includes lunch buffet and bus transportation. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$35(R) / $44(N)

MIN: 35 / MAX: 50

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55330

Tu

June 26

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Trips

Brochures with more information on these trips are available at all community centers. Please make sure to mention the Fox Valley Park District when booking one of these trips with the tour companies. For more information or a tour brochure, call Mayflower at 800-728-0724. (JHP)

Mayflower Tours

Potawatomi Casino/Bingo Try out this casino/bingo parlor in Milwaukee. Cost includes gaming, bingo, lunch buffet and bus transportation. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$35(R) / $44(N)

MIN: 35 / MAX: 50

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55337

Tu

July 24

8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Jumer’s Casino at Rock Island Enjoy a day at the newly remodeled casino in Rock Island. Cost includes lunch buffet and transportation. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$35(R) / $44(N)

MIN: 35 / MAX: 50

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55342

Tu

Aug. 21

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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•  California Wines & Trains •  Montana & Glacier National Park •  Colorado Historic Trains – June 15 •  Trains & Canyons of the West •  Pacific Coast Journey – July 9 •  Alaska Adventure Cruise – July 21 •  Australia & New Zealand •  Italy’s with a Tuscan Culinary •  Europe by Train

Motorcoach tours: •  Art in the Ozarks •  Door County/Copper Harbor


Tours & Visits For Active Adults Milwaukee North Shore/Cedarburg Wine Tasting

The French Connection

Travel along the Lake Michigan shoreline of Milwaukee to see the beautiful lakefront homes. Then visit the Lynden Sculpture Garden, the Bradley family’s collection of more than monumental sculptures on a 40-acre English Garden. In the afternoon, enjoy the village of Cedarburg with its antique shops and galleries, including a winery tour and tasting at Cedar Creek Winery. Lunch will be on-your-own in Cedarburg. Cost includes step-on guide, large motor coach transportation, Lynden Sculpture Gardens and Cedar Creek Winery tour and tasting. (JHP)

Spend a day uncovering Chicago’s French Connections. Visit the Marquette Building and see the Tiffany mosaics in the lobby atrium depicting Marquette. Visit the exterior of Notre Dame de Chicago, constructed by French-speaking immigrants in 1887. Then enjoy a French lunch at the Bistro Margot. Choose either quiche du jour served with green salad or a grilled chicken sandwich with roasted vegetables served with pommes frites. Also tour the St. James Chapel, located on Chicago’s near north side and visit the Chicago French Market. Cost includes guide, all tours, luncheon, refreshments and large-bus transportation. Deadline to register is June 18. This trip is in cooperation with Batavia and Geneva Park Districts. This tour is run by City Ventures. (JHP)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$70(R) / $79(N)

MIN: 30 / MAX: 43

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

55121

W

June 6

7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

21Y and up

$87

MIN: 8 / MAX: 13

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55335

Tu

July 17

8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

American Pickers/Mississippi River Distillery Tour, Iowa Visit Antique Archeology – also known as American Pickers from the History channel’s popular show. Everyone will stop by the store first in the hope of catching Mike and Frank, then there will be time for shopping, the Buffalo Bill Museum, lunch on-your-own and a Distillery tour and tasting. Cost includes guide, 28 passenger bus with bathroom and Distillery tour. (JHP) Age

Class Size

Fee

Departure Location

21Y and up

MIN: 25 /MAX: 26

$45(R) / $54(N)

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55331

W

June 20

9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Lake Geneva Ice Cream Cruise and Shopping Visit Lake Geneva, with plenty of time to shop and grab some lunch (on your own) before boarding the Belle of the Lake for its Ice Cream Social Cruise. See some of the famous homes on Lake Geneva during the narrated boat cruise. Cost includes boat cruise and small-bus transportation. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

21Y and up

$40(R) / $49(N)

MIN: 15 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

56333

W

July 11

9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Senior Celebration at the Art Institute Senior Celebration is the annual kick-off day celebrating the Art Institute program. Art insights volunteers bring slide presentations based on the Art Institute’s world-renowned collection to senior citizens. Visit a selection of galleries, discussions and enjoy different music and art demos throughout the day. Activities are planned at the Art Institute from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch is on-your-own. Cost includes small-bus transportation. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

55Y and up

$25(R) / $34(N)

MIN: 12 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

55959

W

Sept. 5

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Retirement Tours Be prepared when the day comes to make the decision to move to a retirement community. These tours will give insight to what is out there and what different amenities are available. Travel by van or small park district bus to the different tour sites. (JHP)

Fr e

e!

Age

Fee

Class Size

55Y and up

Free

MIN: 5 / MAX: 15

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Destination

Departure Location

54474

M

June 25

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Provena Fox Knoll for lunch & tour

Provena Fox Knoll

54475

M

July 30

9 to 10:30 a.m.

Jennings Terrace for a homestyle breakfast & tour

Prisco Community Center

54476

F

Aug. 24

10 to 11:30 a.m.

The Tilles for tour & box lunch

Prisco Community Center

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For Active Adults

Prime Times Programs, Meetings & Clubs Senior Mini-Bowling League

Computer Classes

Two-pound bowling balls are used in this new senior minibowling league in partnership with Senior Services of Aurora. Form a team or sign up as an individual and be placed on a team. Cost includes two games, lunch and beverages. The fee is due upon check-in at the site on league days. For information, call Jennifer at Prisco at 630-859-8606. The league plays on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. No registration necessary; just show up. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

55Y and up

$8

MIN: 5 / MAX: 30

Luigi’s Pizza and Fun Center 732 Prairie St., Aurora

Day

Time

Tu

10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Learn about computers in a relaxed, non-threatening learning atmosphere. These programs are taught by SciTech Museum staff. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

55Y and up

$15(R) / $24(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

SciTech Science Museum

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Topic

54460

M

June 11

9 to 10:30 a.m.

Very computer basics

54461

M

July 9

9 to 10:30 a.m.

The internet in a click

54462

M

Aug. 13

9 to 10:30 a.m.

Stay in contact with your family

Grandparent/Grandchild Mini-Bowling

Senior Bean Bag Baseball Love baseball but don’t want to run the bases? Join this new Senior Bean Bag Baseball team, where players toss beanbags through holes cut into plywood (like other beanbag games) and labeled “single,” “home run,” etc. It’s easy and fun to play. The park district challenges the team from Senior Services in Aurora and then goes out and competes against other groups. The group will alternate between playing at Senior Services and Prisco. (JHP)

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e!

Bring the grandkids to try mini-bowling. Everyone will get to bowl two games and enjoy pizza and pop. Afterward, everyone has the option to pay to play video games, the laser tag course and more. Please pre-register so we have an accurate count for food. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y and up & adult

$8

MIN: 5 / MAX: 25

Luigi’s Pizza and Fun Center 732 Prairie St., Aurora

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

Tu

June 12

10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

54466

55Y and up

Free

MIN: 5 / MAX: 10

Prisco Community Center

54467

Tu

July 10

10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

54468

Tu

Aug. 14

10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Day/Date/Time Call Jennifer at 630-859-8606 for information about the team.

AARP Driver Safety Program

Bunco Dice Game Days Bring some friends for a fun day of Bunco, refreshments and prizes on the second Monday of each month. Bunco is an easy-to-learn dice game. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

55Y and up

$5(R) / $8(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 15

Prisco Community Center

This driver safety course is designed to help drivers 50 and over to learn defensive driving strategies. Participation is mandatory for both days to receive a certificate that may qualify for an insurance discount. The fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Please pre-register so there is an accurate count for handouts. This class is taught by AARP. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

50Y and up

$12(R) / $14(N)

MIN: 2 / MAX: 35

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54477

M

June 11

1 to 3 p.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54478

M

July 9

1 to 3 p.m.

54522

M-Tu

Aug. 6 to 7

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

54479

M

Aug. 13

1 to 3 p.m.

120


Prime Times Rules of the Road Class

Lifeline Health Screenings

Those age 55 and better can brush up on their driving skills before e! testing or getting a new driver’s license. The class is free and offered through the Illinois Secretary of State. Registration is not required for this class. (JHP)

These affordable, non-invasive, painless screenings scan for potential health problems. The screening session take 60 to 90 minutes for all five screenings. The screenings offered are: Cartoid artery, peripheral arterial disease, abdominal aortic aneurysm, osteoporosis and artial fibrillation. Pre-registration is required by calling 800-690-6313. The screenings are offered by Life Line Screening, the nation’s leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings. (JHP)

Fr e

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

55Y and up

Free

MIN: 4 / MAX: 25

Prisco Community Center

Day

Date

Time

Tu

July 24

10 a.m. to noon

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

50Y and up

Varied

MIN: 25 / MAX: 50

Prisco Community Center

Day

Date

Time

F

Aug. 10

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Special Events Triad Fashion Show, “Who’s Really Knocking at the Door?” Active adults will learn who is really knocking on their door Fr ee after local utility companies and various other agencies ! “walk the runway” to help make seniors aware of what these uniforms should look like along with valuable safety information. There is no cost for this program, but please pre-register. This event will be part of the Friendly Center Club’s meeting. This program is taught by the Triad Safety Academy. (JHP) Age

Fee

55Y and up

Free

Class Size

Location

MIN: 50 / MAX: 100

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54510

Th

June 7

1 to 3 p.m.

Learn how to prepare an easy picnic for two people! After the demonstration, everyone will get to enjoy the meal. This program is taught by Chef Mitch from Upper Crust Catering. (JHP) Fee

Class Size

Location

55Y and up

$7(R) / $10(N)

MIN: 25 / MAX: 50

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54514

Tu

June 26

Enjoy picnic favorites of hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad and cole slaw. Then play bingo! Everyone has the option to stay for two games of mini-bowling after bingo. Grandparents are encouraged to bring their grandchildren to this event! (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

8Y and up & adult

$5: lunch and bingo only $8: lunch, bingo & bowling

MIN: 15 / MAX: 100

Luigi’s Pizza and Fun Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54470

Tu

July 31

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Triad Senior Picnic The Southeast Kane County Triad is sponsoring its annual senior picnic at the main pavilion at Phillips Park. Reuland’s will provide a catered lunch with picnic favorites. The afternoon features bingo, entertainment and prizes. Pre-register for this event so there is an accurate count for food. Anyone wanting to bring a group from a senior living facility should call Jennifer at 630-859-8606 to register. (JHP)

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Summer Picnic Cooking Demo

Age

Picnic and Bingo

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

55Y and up

Free

MIN: 50 / MAX: 250

Phillips Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

54509

Tu

Aug. 14

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Reel Fun Thursdays Spend an afternoon enjoying a recently released movie or a favorite classic. Popcorn and a beverage will be provided. The program is free and does not require registration. Call ahead to find out what movie will be playing. (JH)

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Prime Times Ask

an Expert

Senior Seminars

In this senior speaker series, experts share e! valuable information about their topic. These programs are free, but please pre-register. Coffee and donuts will be served. (JHP)

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Prisco Community Center

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9 to 10:30 a.m.

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July 20

9 to 10:30 a.m.

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9 to 10:30 a.m.

June 15 – Ask a Rehab Facility expert: Learn how a Nursing and Rehab facility can help keep people out of hospitals, how to avoid being re-admitted to a hospital after a recent discharge, how to best use home care and educational forum services and learn when and who to call for help. Refreshments will be served. Speaker will be Sara Clymer, Admissions Coordinator from The Tillers. She has a Masters in Family and Consumer Sciences specializing in Gerontology. July 20 – Ask a Cancer Care Center expert with Rush-Copley: Learn about skin cancer prevention and early detection. Speakers are: Jeff Coleman, RN, BSN, clinical manager of the Cancer Care Center; and Judi Bonomi, RN, MS, MSN, OCN, director of the Cancer Care Center and Inpatient Nursing. Aug. 10 – Ask a Social Security expert: Learn seven important facts about Society Security from James L. Flanagan, owner and principal of Bentron Financial Group in Naperville. Jim is a Certified Estate Planner with the National Institute of Certified Estate Planners and is a Registered Financial Consultant.

Check it out! Check out health, wellness & fitness programs for active adults on pages 15 and 16

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Breakfast Club Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not make it a social outing? The Breakfast Club meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 8:30 a.m. at Mother’s Pancake House and Restaurant at 2290 W. Galena Blvd. in Aurora. (JHP)

Over 60 Club This senior social club meets monthly to share lunch and a variety of programs. Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of every month at the Prisco Community Center and cost $2. Area residents are invited to bring their own service and a dish to pass by noon. For more information, call Club President Sue Moga at 630-892-2588.

“Edad De Oro” Social Club The Golden Age Hispanic Social Club meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Prisco Community Center. The free club is designed for men and women age 50 and older. Activities include games, food and holiday decorations. The meetings are conducted in Spanish. Membership is free, and all are welcome. Call Frank Navarro, club founder, at 630-553-2975 or 630-291-0893. El Club Social Hispano de la Edad de Oro, se reune a partir de las 7 to 9 p.m. Cada Miercoles en el Centro Comunitario de Prisco. Situado en la 150 W. Illinois Ave. en Aurora. Puede ser miembro Del club gratis y esta disenado para hombres y mujeres con edad de 50 anos en adelante. En las actividades incluyen juegos, alimento y celebractiones segun el dia de fiesta. Las reuniones se conducen en espanol. Para mas informacion por favor llamar a Frank Navarro, fundador del club, al 630-291-0893 o 630-553-2975.

Other Senior Clubs Duplicate Bridge: Call Arthur “Nick” Cordell at 630-553-2810. Golden K Kiwanis: Call David Brown at 630-897-0689.

Spend Some Time Together The Fox Valley Park District offers unique opportunities for families to spend time together. Let our programs create connections and make memories between you and the little ones in your life!


Prime Times

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Years The Friendly Center Club meets at noon on Thursdays all year long at the Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave. in Aurora. The club is for all active adults 55 and better. Anyone may visit twice as a guest, and the third time may become a member. Everyone must register in advance for luncheons. Members pay $2 dues each week. The club plans numerous activities every month, such as birthday parties, bingo, luncheons, holiday and theme parties and guest speakers. For more information, call Jennifer Huber at 630-859-8606. Originated in 1951, the Friendly Center Club was the vision of John A. Lippold, who felt a club for ages 55 and better was needed. Today the club includes more than 250 members who meet at the Prisco Community Center. The club officially turned 60 years old last November.

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7-New Haven

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21-Lincoln

22- Montgomery

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Golden Foxes Walking Club Summer Schedule Join active walkers age 55 and better on Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m. at the following locations. If the weather is too cold or rainy, then we will walk inside at the Prisco Center. The Walking Club is free to join and there is no charge to be a member! (JHP)

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Specific locations are as follows: • Lincoln Park – walking trail next to FVPD Greenhouse at Russell and Lakewood • Mastodon Lake – walking trail around the lake in Phillips Park at Smith Boulevard and Ray Moses Drive • Gilman Trail – walking trail starting at Blackberry Farm off Barnes Road • Waubonsie Lake Park –walking trail around Waubonsie Lake off Kautz Road • New Haven – New Haven Avenue, just west of Highland Avenue • Montgomery Park – park in main lot off Mill Street; meet at shelter 123


our mission

Fox Valle y

Park Foundation

The mission of the Fox Valley Park Foundation is to aid the Fox Valley Park District in the acquisition, conservation, preservation and development of land and open space and to provide funds for youth enrichment recreation programs.

Est. 1981

LeaVe a Lasting Legacy For your community make an impact on your community The Park District has several opportunities through which to leave a lasting legacy. *Some specific contributions the Foundation has received include the following:

Fox Valley Park Foundation

The Foundation was established in 1981 as a not-for-profit corporation to help benefit the Fox Valley Park District residents. The Park Foundation is an IRS 501(c)(3) organization. The Foundation Board is comprised of Park District Trustees and members from the community at large.

• Start a legacy by placing a park bench made from recycled materials in a serene setting with a loved one’s name engraved on it. This gift is installed by the Park District. $1,000 memorial • Planting a tree in honor or memory of a loved one. This tribute is installed by the Park District. $500 memorial • Endowments for continuation of Park District programs or special events, such as Friendly Center Club for active adults. • Scholarships for children, such as the Brendon Anderson Memorial Basketball Scholarship.

Fox Valley Park Foundation 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora 60506 Phone 630-897-0516 • Fax 630-897-2080 Email fvpd@fvpd.net

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*Charitable gifts may be made to the Park Foundation in cash, securities, life insurance or real estate. The donor may designate the purpose of the gift or gifts may be designated for the area of greatest need. Gifts may be made in memory of a relative or friend. Gifts of any size may be made under living trusts or by will to establish temporary or permanent funds for the use of both principal and income, or income alone. All gifts are deductible to the extent allowed under federal income, gift and estate tax laws.


Birthday Parties

Birthday

Parties

at Splash Country Water Park and Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center For more information on birthday parties offered at Splash Country Water Park and Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center, call 630-907-9613. Both water parks are available for birthday parties as well as team parties or any special event. Each party includes all-day admission for up to 15 guests and a reserved party area for 90 minutes with a Party Attendant. Parties include pizza or hot dogs, three pitchers of soft drinks, paper products and tableware. The birthday boy or girl also will receive a special T-shirt for their party guests to autograph! Up to two adults are allowed in free to supervise the party.

Children who love getting wet will love a water park birthday party. Each party includes all-day admission and a reserved party area for 90 minutes with a Party Attendant.

Party times are available every day: 12:30 to 2 p.m.; 2:30 to 4 p.m.; and 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Up to 15 guests Residents: $15 per guest / Non-residents: $17 per guest

Splash Pad Party

Adventure Island Party

at Blackberry Farm For more information on birthday parties offered at Blackberry Farm, call 630-892-1654. Paddle Boat, Tea, Train and Pony Birthday Parties: • Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 4 p.m. • Call for times for weekday parties Pedal Tractor Birthday Parties: • Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 5 to 6:30 p.m. • Weekdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

All packages include a special picnic area, party attendant, paper products, and tableware. Parties are 90 minutes. Two adults per party will be included free of charge. A pizza or hot dog meal including drink can be purchased for an additional fee. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance. A $75 deposit is required at the time of reservation. Refunds will be issued if the party is canceled 14 days in advance of party date.

Train Birthday Party

NEW! Paddle Boat Birthday Party Children can float across Lake Gregory in a paddle boat. Games also will be played. Residents: $13 per guest Non-residents: $16 per guest Party with food for each guest: Residents: $18 per guest Non-residents: $21 per guest

Pony Birthday Party

Children should come dressed in their best party dress and bring their dolls. Children will do a craft, play some games and have some lemonade and cookies.

Guests will meet the train engineer and ride the train as many times as they want. They also will play some train games. The birthday child will receive a train hat, and the guests will leave with a train whistle.

Child to enjoy a hand-led pony ride and play pony-themed games. Birthday child will receive a cowboy hat and sheriff badge. New option: A Pony Princess Party! The pony will bring a tiara crown for the birthday princess. Note: All riders must be under the 70-pound limit.

MIN: 10 / MAX: 20

MIN: 10 / MAX: 20

MIN: 10 / MAX: 15

Residents: $13 per guest Non-residents: $16 per guest

Residents: $13 per guest Non-residents: $16 per guest

Residents: $13 per guest Non-residents: $16 per guest

Party with food for each guest: Residents: $18 per guest Non-residents: $21 per guest

Party with food for each guest: Residents: $18 per guest Non-residents: $21 per guest

Party with food for each guest: Residents: $18 per guest Non-residents: $21 per guest

Tea Birthday Party

MIN: 10 / MAX: 15

Pedal Tractor Party Children can celebrate their birthday on the new pedal tractor course and play in the corn table. Farm-themed games also will be included. MIN: 10 / MAX: 15 Residents: $13 per guest Non-residents: $16 per guest Party with food for each guest: Residents: $18 per guest Non-residents: $21 per guest

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Birthday

Parties

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at Eola

Community Center

For more information on birthday parties offered at the Eola Community Center, call 630-851-8990.

Choose one of the three party themes for up to two hours of fun! All parties include cupcakes to decorate, lemonade, paper products, a balloon for each child and a party attendant for set-up/clean-up. Parties include one hour of activities and one hour in the party room. All parties require a minimum of 10 guests with a maximum of 20. Party times: Saturdays from 1 to 3 p.m. or 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Call for additional party times.

Sports Birthday Party

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(Ages 3-5) Children who love sports enjoy this themed party featuring an organized sport of their choice and a one-hour room rental to host the party. Kids can choose from basketball, T-ball, soccer or flag football.

Playdough Birthday Party

Create-Your-Own-Theme Party

(Ages 3-6) Children will explore play dough with different colors, scents and textures. Games will be played as well, and children will decorate their own cupcakes.

(Ages 3-6) Children will be able to create their own theme to celebrate their special day while enjoying a craft, games and cupcakes. Ideas for themes include dinosaurs, construction, tea parties and dolls.

Residents: $12 per guest Non-residents: $15 per guest

Residents: $12 per guest Non-residents: $15 per guest

Residents: $12 per guest Non-residents: $15 per guest

in Eola’s Gymnastics Room Choose one of three party packages. All include one hour of age-appropriate organized activities, one hour of room rental for food and gifts, and party room set-up. The room holds up to 30 guests. Room rentals accommodating larger groups may be purchased for an additional fee. Party times: Most Saturdays from 1 to 3 p.m. or 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

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Adrenaline Rush Party

Gymnastics Party Package

Cheerleading Birthday Package

(Ages 6-14) This action-packed party includes gladiator-themed challenges in a relay race format. Two teams will complete a giant obstacle course, which includes an incline climb, blow-up air trak, tunnels, jousting and more.

(Ages 2-14) Gymnasts can celebrate their birthday as they swing, bounce and tumble in the gymnastics room. The room features a blowup air trak, mini tramp, in-ground resi pit, vault, bars, beam and spring floor.

12 to 20 guests Residents: $10 per guest Non-residents: $13 per guest

12 to 32 guests Residents: $10 per guest Non-residents: $13 per guest

(Ages 3-14) Cheerleaders can celebrate their birthday with fun-filled instruction in stunting, jumping, tumbling and cheering using the blow-up air trak, mini tramp and spring floor. Participants will also learn a mini cheer routine to music that will be performed at the end of the party. 12 to 32 guests Residents: $10 per guest Non-residents: $13 per guest


Birthday Parties

Birthday

Parties at E-Fit Room

Party times: • Fridays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Birthday Party (Ages 5 and up) Children can celebrate their birthday in the interactive gaming arcade with non-stop action-packed fun. E-Fit leaders will lead activities using the Sportwall, Climbing Wall, air hockey, XerDance Dance Pads and Wii.

• Saturdays from 3 to 5 p.m. or 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

12 to 32 guests Residents: $10 per guest Non-residents: $13 per guest

• Sundays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

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Birthday

Parties For more information on birthday parties offered at the Prisco Community Center, call 630-859-8606.

Children will participate in racing games; red light/green light; relays and scooter and tricycle races. Up to 20 guests Residents: $12 per guest Non-residents: $15 per guest

Red Oak Nature Center two-hour parties include one hour of naturalist-led activities and one hour at the picnic shelter or Discovery Room. • Astounding Animals Ages 3 to 7

One-hour private use of E-Fit Room with activity leaders and one-hour room rental.

(Ages 3-7)

Red Oak Nature Center For more information, call 630-897-1808.

Party themes:

Eola Community Center For more information, call 630-851-8990.

Cars Party

at Red Oak Nature Center

Fancy Nancy Birthday Party

Playful Pirate Birthday Party

(Ages 3-7)

(Ages 4-12)

Wear a fancy party dress and walk the runway in a birthday party fashion show. Children will make fancy, sparkly crafts.

Ahoy, matey! Guests should arrive dressed as a pirate to enjoy pirate games and a treasure hunt.

Up to 20 guests Residents: $12 per guest Non-residents: $15 per guest

Up to 20 guests Residents: $12 per guest Non-residents: $15 per guest

• Bug Safari Ages 3 and up • Look What I Made! Nature Crafts Ages 4 to 9 • Nature Detectives Scavenger Hunt Ages 6 to 10 • Sno-Motion Ages 5 and up

Birthday Party Children can celebrate their birthday with a live-animal presentation or a hike in the woods. Guests will receive a party goodie bag and the birthday child will receive a special birthday gift. Available year-round 8 to 15 guests Residents: $12 per guest Non-residents: $15 per guest

at Prisco

Community Center

Choose one of three party themes for up to two hours of fun including cake, drinks, paper products and balloon for each child. There is a minimum of 10 guests per party. Party times: Saturdays from 1 to 3 p.m. Sundays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 2 to 4 p.m. (Note: Have another idea for a party theme? Give us a call and we will work with you!)

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Birthday

Parties at Vaughan

Athletic Center

All packages include private party room with attendant, hot dog (with chips, grapes or applesauce) or pizza and drinks, paper products, tableware and balloons. Parties are two hours in length – the first hour is the chosen activity and the second hour is in the party room for food and fun. A minimum of 10 guests is required, with a maximum of 20 guests. Two adults per party are included free of charge.

Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance. A $75 deposit is required at the time of reservation. Refunds will be issued if the party is canceled 14 days in advance of the party date. Lockers are available; however, guests must supply their own locks. Daily swim fee or additional food can be purchased for additional adults, siblings or guests. Children must be 48 inches tall to use water slides.

Party times: Mondays through Fridays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 2 p.m. or 3 to 5 p.m.

For more information on birthday parties offered at the Vaughan Athletic Center, call 630-907-9600, ext. 1110. Princess/Super Hero Party (Ages 3-6) This celebration was designed with preschoolers in mind. Children are invited to arrive dressed as their favorite Princess or Super Hero. This themed party includes a take-home craft, story time and magical games. Residents: $12 per guest Non-residents: $15 per guest

Splash Away Pool Party (All ages) Guests will be able to enjoy the zerodepth indoor leisure pool, water slide and spray areas. Swim parties are held during public swim hours while lifeguards are on duty. Guests must supply their own towels. Residents: $15 per guest Non-residents: $18 per guest

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Sports Star Party (Ages 6-12) Guests will participate in their favorite competitive games organized by staff. The birthday child will select two sports from the following: Soccer Basketball Floor Hockey Flag Football

Volleyball Mini Tennis Kickball

Residents: $14 per guest Non-residents: $17 per guest

Indoor Playhouse Party (Ages 3-6) Children enjoy having their birthday party at the Vaughan indoor play area. They can explore their way through the maze, punching bags, tube crawl and spiral slides. Residents: $12 per guest Non-residents: $15 per guest

Fit & Fun Party (Ages 6-12) Our certified fitness staff will conduct a private fitness class for party guests. Choice of the following activities: Yoga KidFit ZumbAtomic Family Kick-It Residents: $15 per guest Non-residents: $18 per guest

Combo Party (All ages) This three-hour party offers more time for fun. The party includes choice of any two activities, plus one hour in party room. Call for available times. Residents: $19 per guest Non-residents: $24 per guest

Ask about our healthy food options!


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Join the Fox Valley Park District Fox Force Volunteer Program and … •  Share your time and talent with the community •  Develop new interests and friendships •  Continue learning and growing •  Become an important part of the community

Who can volunteer? Individuals and Families Choose an activity or program based on interests and time availability.

Businesses

Build a company’s public image and improve staff morale by building a “team” attitude by contributing staff and/or resources to a single service project or an ongoing activity.

Teens and School Groups Boys and girls at least 14 years old are invited to acquire new skills and gain valuable work experience.

Special Events

At Red Oak Nature Center

Day-of helpers: Spring Spruce-up, Flower Power Planting Parties, Community-wide Garage Sale, Family Camp-out, Mid-American Canoe & Kayak Race, Concerts in the Park, Bug Fest, Fox Valley Amazing Race, Fishing Derby for Kids

Restoration Work Days: Help eliminate non-native plants from the grounds and gardens, help plant and maintain native plants, and help with general grounds maintenance.

At Blackberry Farm Interpreter: Demonstrate pioneer life in one of the houses, museums or shops. Park Clean-up: Help with trash removal and general clean-up.

Community Centers Greeter: Ensure that people entering the center are greeted and that visitors are offered assistance. Clerical Help: Help with a wide range of clerical work that includes filing, returning phone calls and stuffing envelopes. Birthday Party Helper: Help with children’s birthday party activities. Child Care Aide: Responsible for attending to the children (playing, reading, giving bottles), cleaning toys and assisting with the overall cleanliness and maintenance of the child care room. Light-Duty Custodian: Perform light-duty cleaning, including window washing, cleaning walls and garbage removal.

Parks & Trails Field Crews: Assist staff in preparing fields for sports activities. Shoreline Clean-up: Remove debris along the Fox River and other shorelines. Trail Clean-up: Remove litter from the mowed areas along the trails and natural areas that border them. Neighborhood Park Beautification: Help with planting projects and litter removal from neighborhood parks.

Front Desk Greeter: Ensure that people entering the center are greeted and that visitors are offered assistance.

With Active Adults Friendly Center Club: Assist the club leader in setting up and decorating for meetings and parties as well as clean-up after the events. Events: Help decorate, set tables, serve refreshments and clean up at the end of events.

With Kids Preschool Aide: Assist preschool teachers in the classroom, help prepare craft projects, clean up after projects and help children with various needs. Class Helper: Provide support to the instructor in art, science and cooking classes. Camp Counselor Assistant: Help out during various summer or holiday camps during crafts, sports activities, field trips and reading stories. Share Your Hobby or Talent: Teach children a new skill by sharing hobbies or talents. Gymnastics Competition: Help set up and take down gymnastics equipment, work concessions and admissions, and tabulate and flash scores. Drama Volunteer: Assist with making costumes, set and prop construction or coordination, backstage chaperone, ushers and ticket sales. Dance Assistant: Serve as a backstage chaperone, ticket seller or usher during dance recitals. Youth Coach: Teach fundamental skills, good sportsmanship and playing strategies in practice and game situations. After-school Programs Helper: One-hour after-school programs include sports, storytime, science, tumbling, drama, dance and computer art activities.

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Volunteer Program Join our dedicated core of volunteers called the Fox Force to help improve the quality of life in the Fox Valley Park District. By sharing time and talent, there will be opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, meet new people and make a difference. To join the Fox Force volunteer program, please mail or drop off this form to Debbie Smith, Cole Center, 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL 60506 or email dsmith@fvpd.net. Additional information is also available at foxvalleyparkdistrict.org.

Fox Valley Park District Fox Force Volunteer Program Interest Form Name_____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address____________________________________ City____________________________ ZIP_____________________________ Phone #__________________________________________ Cell #_____________________________________________________ Email______________________________________________________________________________________________________

Are you under 18 years of age?

 Yes

 No

Which location(s) would you prefer to volunteer?  Eola Community Center  Blackberry Farm

Special Events

 Prisco Community Center  Vaughan Athletic Center

Blackberry Farm

  Spring Spruce-up

  Interpreter

  Flower Power Planting Parties

  Park Clean-up

  Community-wide Garage Sale   Family Camp-out   Fishing Derby for Kids   Mid-American Canoe & Kayak Race   Concerts in the Park   Bug Fest   Fox Valley Amazing Race

Community Centers   Greeter

  Red Oak Nature Center   Parks and Trails

Volunteer with Active Adults   Friendly Center Club

  Events

Volunteer with Kids

  Clerical Help

  Preschool Aide

  Birthday Party Helper

  Class Helper

  Child Care Aide

  Camp Counselor Assistant

  Light-Duty Custodian

  Share Your Hobby or Talent

Parks & Trails   Field Crews   Shoreline Clean-up   Trail Clean-up  Neighborhood Park Beautification

  Gymnastics Competition   Drama Volunteer   Dance Assistant   Youth Coach   After-School Program Helper

Red Oak Nature Center   Restoration Work Days

  Front Desk Greeter

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Look for this icon next to programs in need of volunteers.


Fox Force Volunteer Program We appreciate all of our volunteers!

Volunteer Program

Thank you to all of our many volunteers who have given of their time and talent during the spring. We appreciate all the people who volunteered as coaches, program volunteers, at special events and at all other activities that time and talent was given.

Volunteer Spotlight

M

ost parents agree it’s highly beneficial for their children to be active and involved in activities they enjoy, helping them learn and grow as they mature into young adults.

But it doesn’t come without sacrifice. With busy children come hectic schedules, making it increasingly difficult to spend quality time together. Audra Weizeorick faced that challenge and found the perfect balance could be attained through volunteering. For the last four years, Weizeorick has been an invaluable, behind-the-scenes helper with the Park District’s busy dance program. As a former dancer herself with a daughter (Brianna) in the program, volunteering helps Weizeorick stay involved with something she greatly enjoys. Her dedication runs deep. Each season, Weizeorick spends afternoons and evenings measuring dancers for recital wardrobes in the fall, helping with dance showcase performances in the summer and winter and preparing dancers for recitals in the spring.

Audra Weizeorick

And when it comes time for dancers’ photos, Weizeorick is always “in the picture,” devoting as many hours as necessary to assure each student is primed for the cameras. “I truly enjoy being around the dance program and helping out,” she said. “It’s fun to be involved and stay connected with the dancers and their families. It feels good to give back while doing something I love. To know those contributions are appreciated makes it even better.” Though her daughter has been in the dance program for 12 years, mom was busy working until recently. So volunteering during Brianna’s high school years has provided a special opportunity as well. “It’s allowed me to grow closer with her, and she likes that her mom is involved and helping others,” said Weizeorick. And in doing so, she’s putting a hop in everyone’s step. 131


Red Oak Nature Center Hours Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Trails open until sunset

On Route 25, one mile north of Route 56 630-897-1808

FREE Admission

Nestled on the east bank of the Fox River, the Red Oak Nature Center is surrounded by 40 acres of lush forest and wildlife habitat – an ideal setting for visitors to learn about the great outdoors through direct interaction with nature. Six hiking trails and the nationally renowned Fox River Trail offer avenues of exploration via hiking and biking, with interpretive signs along the way that explain the ways of nature. An indoor museum further enhances the educational experience, featuring environmental exhibits and “hands-on” participation designed to create a better understanding of the natural world.

Wildlife Room Step into the world of live animals. The Wildlife Room is a mini-zoo, hosting animals that live and thrive along the Fox River, featuring snakes, turtles, fish, salamanders and frogs.

Bee Room The Bee Room features a fascinating, up-close look at bees in action. Through a glass partition, visitors can view a live bee hive and observe worker bees carrying pollen and nectar to the nest while the queen bee – the mother of the hive – keeps the hive and her colony in order.

Discovery Room Take a relaxing break while enjoying a beautiful view of the woods and wildlife. The Discovery Room is home to a vast array of nature books, puzzles and games that help lend a better understanding to the wonders of nature.

Devil’s Cave Follow the Fox River Trail from the Nature Center down to Devil’s Cave at the river’s edge. It’s the only cave in the Aurora area. Learn the legend of how this unique geological formation was given its haunting name.

Observation Deck Step out, take a deep breath and enjoy truly spectacular views from above the Fox River. Located directly behind the Nature Center, the Observation Deck sits over the Fox River and is an ideal vantage point for viewing river wildlife, migratory birds and the wooded shorelines and islands.

Picnic Shelter Enjoy a break at the spacious picnic shelter area. A limestone fireplace and plenty of tables make it the ideal setting for an outdoor lunch.

Trails Red Oak features six hiking trails that run throughout the woods that border the Fox River. Each of the six trails have a wood-chip base for hiking stability and comfort. Dogs are welcome on the paved trails only. 132

Check it out! Check out the new murals and 335-gallon freshwater aquarium in Red Oak Nature Center’s lobby!


Outdoor Facilities Outdoor Facilities

Trails

The Fox Valley Park District maintains 159 parks and 44 miles of interconnected trails amid 2,400 acres of parkland and 22 miles of Fox River shoreline. Park service coverage is spaced throughout Aurora, North Aurora and Montgomery, providing virtually every resident and neighborhood with convenient, nearby access to parks and open space.

The park district features more than 44 miles of premier regional trails (trailheads with parking listed below). Trail maps are located on the “Park and Trails” tab at foxvalleyparkdistrict.org.

Dog Parks The park district has two dog parks: • Lincoln Park Dog Park, at the south end of Lincoln Park at South Harrison Avenue just north of Prairie Street and east of Elmwood Drive •  Gregory Island Dog Park, between Routes 25 and 31 on Indian Trail Dogs must be registered with the park district. Dog tag registration may be done by mail, email, online or fax by filling out the registration available online at foxvalleyparkdistrict.org or in person at the park district police office, 1460 S. East River Road in Montgomery (office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays). Fee per dog is $15 for residents; $30 for non-residents. For more information, hours and guidelines, visit foxvalleyparkdistrict.org.

Fishing Lakes and Boat Ramps The district has a variety of fishing lakes for some relaxing fun. To ensure longterm, quality fishing at its lakes, the Fox Valley Park District has a cooperative management agreement with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources that is intended to develop healthy eco-systems and improve fishing quality. Rather than stock and re-stock regularly, the lakes management program creates a fishery that is self-sustaining. The payoffs for fishermen are greater catch rates and bigger fish. Printable contour maps of select lakes are available online at foxvalleyparkdistrict. org. The maps feature lake depths and shoreline features, along with specific information on fish species, average numbers and sizes, and creel limits. Fishing lakes with off-street parking include: •  Foxcroft Lake, Elder and Birch, Aurora •  Jericho Lake, Jericho Road, Aurora • Lake Gregory/Blackberry Farm (with paid admission), 100 S. Barnes Road, Aurora •  Spring Lake, McCoy and Frontenac, Aurora •  Waubonsie Lake, Montgomery and Kautz, Aurora •  Wheatland Lake, Barrington and Spinnaker, Aurora Boat ramps locations: •  Veterans Island •  South River Street Park Boat dock location: •  Waubonsie Lake

• Spring Lake Park •  Jericho Lake Park

Fox River Trail East •  Lippold Park on Route 25 •  Red Oak Nature Center on Route 25 •  North Aurora Island Park at State Street Bridge •  South Island Park on Ashland Avenue •  South Broadway Park on Route 25 in Montgomery •  Route 25 just west of Marsch Avenue in Montgomery •  Route 25 just north of East Mill Street in Montgomery Fox River Trail West •  State Street Bridge in North Aurora •  Cole Center on Illinois Avenue •  Illinois Avenue west of Route 25 at the Cole Center Virgil L. Gilman Trail •  Route 30/Hill Avenue north of Route 34 •  Montgomery Road at Hinman Street •  Lebanon Park at Parker and Douglas •  South River Street Park at South River Street and Sard Avenue •  Terry Avenue north of Jericho Road •  Edgelawn Drive north of Jericho Road •  Orchard Road and Prairie Street •  Blackberry Farm/Splash Country Water Park •  Galena Boulevard between Barnes and Densmore Waubonsie Creek Trail •  Spring Lake Park at McCoy Drive and Frontenac •  Wetlands Park on South Oakhurst Drive •  Waubonsie Lake Park at Kautz Road •  Eola Community Center •  Waubonsie Creek Park at Montgomery Road Aurora branch of the Illinois Prairie Path •  Farnsworth Avenue between Reckinger and Molitor •  North of Illinois Avenue between Route 31 and 25 adjacent to the City of Aurora

Skate Parks • Hupp Skate Park is located at the corner of Illinois Avenue and Orchard Road in Aurora. Park hours are dawn to dusk year-round. Skaters: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Bikers: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday. Note: Insurance regulations require that skaters and bikers not use the park at the same time. • Wheatlands Park skate area is on the east side of the park at Barrington Drive and Eola Road. Only skaters are allowed at Wheatlands.

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Outdoor Facilities Disc Golf Course

Garden Plots

The Park District’s 18-hole disc golf course is located on the west side of Montgomery between Jericho Lake Park and the Stuart Sports Complex at the corner of Barnes and Jericho roads. The park is open year-round and is free to play. Two sets of tees allow the course to be played at varying lengths – amateur or pro. Blackberry Creek winds its way through the course, providing a backdrop on six of the 18 holes.

The Park District has reservable garden plots available each growing season at two different sites: • Jericho and Barnes roads: 260 plots on Aurora’s west side (reservations accepted only at the Prisco Community Center) • Oakhurst Forest Preserve (1680 Fifth Ave.): 250 plots on Aurora’s east side (reservations accepted only at the Eola Community Center)

Outdoor Tennis Courts

Plots can be accessed from April 15 to Oct. 15. For 2012, those who rented garden plots in 2011 may reserve their same plots beginning March 5. Beginning March 12, any remaining plots will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Plots are 20 feet by 30 feet. Water is not available at the garden plot sites. Cost is $15 for residents; $30 for non-residents.

• Austin Memorial Park: 2 courts, shelter, open dawn to dusk (Mill Street at Route 25) • Goodwin Park/Goodwin Elementary School*: 4 courts, open dawn to dusk (Harmony Drive and Poplar Place, Aurora) • Washington Park/Washington Middle School*: 9 courts, shelter, lighted until 11 p.m. (231 S. Constitution Drive, Aurora) • Waubonsie Valley High School*: 12 courts, shelter, lighted until 11 p.m. (2590 Ogden Ave., Aurora; tennis entrance off Eola Road) *Please contact schools directly for court availability during the school year.

Shelter Reservations

Reservation are accepted for the following park shelters: Park Shelter

Playground

Grill

Sand Volleyball

Austin Park**

2

10

100

Reservations are accepted for 2012 starting the first weekday in February (Wednesday, Feb. 1) only at the following locations:

Blackberry Trails

2

12

150

Cool Acres

2

30

200

•  Cole Center, 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora •  Eola Community Center, 555 S. Eola Road, Aurora •  Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora

Copley I

6

60

Greene Field

15

100

The Fox Valley Park District has 17 picnic shelters available to reserve for family gatherings and special events. Shelters must be reserved for groups of 25 people or more from May 1 to Oct. 28.

The reservation fee for all shelters except Cool Acres is $60 for residents and $90 for non-residents. There is an additional $100 refundable security deposit required, payable at the time the reservation is made. Call 630897-0516 for Cool Acres information and fees. For more information, hours and amenities, visit the District’s website or call 630-897-0516. For shelter locations, visit the website or see page 118 to 119.

Basketball Tables Shelter Capacity

Jericho Lake Lebanon

2

Martin Luther King

2

May Street

Montgomery

1

New Haven

1

N. Aurora Island

Simmons

Spring Lake

6

50

15

100

15

150

4

30

4

30

5

50

10

100

1

10

100

1

10

100

4

40

8

60

15

150

Waubonsie Creek Waubonsie Lake*

Wheatland

*Reservations also available weekends only Nov. 3 to 18. **No Moon Jumps allowed.

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a r o f g n i k o Lo t s o h o t n locatio p u o r g t x e your n ? g n i r e h t a g Fox Valley Park District has facilities that can accommodate: Birthday Parties • Anniversary Parties • Graduation Parties • Baby & Bridal Showers • Wedding Receptions • Family Reunions • Company Picnics • Meetings & Banquets Eola Community Center 630-851-8990

Prisco Community Center 630-859-8606

Vaughan Athletic Center 630-907-9600

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Blackberry Farm 630-892-1550

The Fox Valley Park District has 17 picnic shelters available to reserve for family gatherings and special events. Shelters must be reserved for groups of 25 people or more from May 1 to Oct. 28. Reservations are accepted beginning Feb. 1 at the following locations: • Cole Center: 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora • Eola Community Center: 555 S. Eola Road, Aurora • Prisco Community Center: 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora For more information and a complete list of locations, visit foxvalleyparkdistrict.org or call 630-897-0516. Reservations are accepted starting the first weekday in February (Wednesday, Feb. 1).

Orchards Restaurant 630-907-0600


Blackberry Farm

100 S. Barnes Road, Aurora 60506 630-892-1550 Blackberry Farm is a living history museum where pioneer life is re-created through educational demonstrations and hands-on fun. Set amid 54 scenic acres with a lake, ponds and a meandering stream, the pioneer village features costumed historical interpreters teaching visitors about life in the late 1800s. Picnic areas and park concessions are available. Visitors may purchase food or pack their own lunch. Admission includes unlimited rides on the train, hay wagon, carousel, ponies and pedal tractor course.

What to Do

What to See

Carousel Enjoy the old-fashioned merry-go-round reminiscent of fairs and carnivals from yesteryear.

Wagner House (1840s) Explore this historic post-and-beam-constructed home.

Train This steam-engine-replica train and its open-air passenger cars travel around Lake Gregory.

Pottery Shop (1850s) See how pioneer cookware is crafted from wet clay to finished product; all items are fired on-site.

Hay Wagon Rides Hop aboard to enjoy a ride in the same way pioneer farm kids used to get around. Pony Rides Children delight in saddling up for a ride in a fenced area (available for children under 70 pounds). Pedal Tractor Course Kids can take the wheel and “drive” their own mini-pedal tractor.

Pioneer Cabin (1840s) Observe demonstrations of Dutch-oven cooking, candle dipping, soap making, heirloom gardens and butter making. Spinning and Weaving Cabin (1860s) Watch and learn how spinners card and spin wool for clothing. Observe weavers working on rugs and textiles on antique looms. One-Room Schoolhouse (1880s) One school, one classroom – see what learning was like for students in the 1880s.

Huntoon House (1890s) See Victorian room settings, treadle sewing demonstrations, quilting and exhibits. Blacksmith Shop (1900s) Watch the blacksmith at work on the forge. Early Streets Museum Visit 12 old-fashioned shops in this replica of late 1800s downtown Aurora. Carriage House View more than 40 vintage carriages, sleighs and commercial vehicles in this nationally recognized display. Farm Museum Check out displays of rare antique farm implements and tools. Discovery Barn See chickens, sheep, piglets, baby goats, a cow and more.

Directions Take the E-W tollway (I-88) to the Orchard Road exit, turn south. Turn right on Galena Boulevard, go west one-half mile and turn left on Barnes Road to the park. Call 630-892-1550 for other routes.

Visit the Gift Shop! The Blackberry Farm Gift Shop offers one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted pottery available for purchase. The gift shop sells a wide variety of merchandise that appeals to visitors of all ages! 136


Blackberry Farm

2012 Regular Season Through September 30 Hours Monday to Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (June 6 to Aug. 8) Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. After Aug. 26, the park is open Saturdays and Sundays through September 30, plus Labor Day

2012 Admission Rates Resident child/senior........................................$3.75 Resident adult..................................................$4.25 Non-resident child/senior.......................................$6 Non-resident adult................................................$7

2012 Season Pass Rates Season passes offer unlimited admission to Blackberry Farm from May 1 to Sept. 30. To purchase a resident season pass, fill out the form on page 140 in this activity guide. Individual Season Pass

Feb. 1 to April 30

After May 1

Resident (all ages)

$20

$25

Non-Resident (all ages)

$25

$30

Children under 2 are free and do not need an ID card.

MC Mondays at Blackberry Farm MC Sports will be at Blackberry Farm every Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 4 to Aug. 6 to play activities with the children. Activities will include Baggo, soccer with mini-goals, blongoball (golf toss), bocce, Jarts, badminton, T-ball, Chux Fling Shotgame, dodgeball and horseshoes.

Season Passes Buy early and save! Admission includes unlimited rides on the train, haywagon, carousel and ponies! Our pioneer village features historical interpreters teaching visitors about life in the late 1800s, a barn with live animals, lush perennial gardens, picnic areas, a scenic lake, food service, gift shop and more!

2012 Regular Season May 1 to September 30 To purchase a season pass, complete the form on page 140 or visit foxvalleyparkdistrict.org

2012 Special Events May 1 Opening Day May 13 Mother’s Day (live music) May 19 Sheep to Shawl May 31 Summer’s Here – Let’s Celebrate June 2 Paco, the Donkey, Birthday Celebration June 16 Vintage Baseball Game June 17 Father’s Day (live music) June 24 Tractor Show July 1 Antique Car Show July 6 Hoedown on the Farm July 21 & 22 Model Train Extravaganza Aug. 4 All-American Girl Birthday Celebration Aug. 7 Back-to-School Family Trivia Blowout Aug. 11 & 12 Civil War Living History Demonstration Sept. 16 Fall Harvest Sept. 23 Raku Pottery Pumpkin Weekends Oct. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 Blackberry Farm Polar Express Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9 137


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Splash Country Water Park

Park Hours Every day from noon to 7 p.m. Fridays: 11 a.m. entry for passholders

Park Hours Every day from noon to 7 p.m. Fridays: 11 a.m. entry for passholders

Days of Operation Saturday, June 2, to Sunday, Aug. 19

Days of Operation Saturday, June 2, to Sunday, Aug. 12

Weekends only: Aug. 25 to 26 and Sept. 1 to 3 (Labor Day weekend) 2012 Daily Admission Rates Standard Admission (Ages 13 and older)

Resident

Non-Resident

Weekday

Weekend

Weekday

Weekend

$8

$9

$9

$10

Child Admission (Ages 2 to 12)

$7

$8

$8

$9

Children under 2

Free

Free

Free

Free

Combo Admission to Splash Country and Blackberry Farm (all ages)

$9

$9

$10

$10

Twilight Admission (After 4 p.m.)

$5

$6

$6

$7

Senior Admission

$7

$8

$8

$9

Feb. 1 to April 30

After May 1

Feb. 1 to April 30

After May 1

Standard Pass (Ages 13 and older)

$55

$65

$65

$75

Child Pass (Ages 2 to 12)

$49

$59

$59

$69

Children under 2

Free

Free

Free

Free

Twilight Pass*

$35

$45

$39

$49

2012 Season Pass Rates

Resident

Non-Resident

*Twilight Passes are valid after 4 p.m. weekdays and all day on weekends and holidays. There is no age limit on the Twilight Pass.

Birthday Parties See page 125 for descriptions, or call Megan Grady at 630-907-9613 for information.

Private Rentals Private rentals are available at Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturdays. Call Megan Grady at 630-907-9613 for information.

Group Reservations

Group rates are available for daily admission and for admission after 3 p.m. at both water parks. Call Megan Grady at 630-907-9613 for information.

The Fox Valley Park District is committed to ensuring the safety of guests and asks everyone to follow these regulations: • Parents or guardians are responsible for supervising their children. Lifeguards are on duty to enforce rules and respond in case of emergency. • Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and actively supervised by a guest 16 years and older in order to enter the facility. • Everyone entering the facility for open swim must pay admission. This applies to guests that will be swimming and supervising swimmers or those accompanying swimmers with the intention of staying on the deck. • Guests under 48 inches tall must be wearing life jackets or be within arm’s reach of their parent or guardian at all times. • All life jackets must be U.S. Coast Guard approved. No other flotation devices are permitted. • Guests must be 48 inches tall to ride the waterslides. • Fifteen-minute adult swims are provided each hour in the activity pool for guests 18 and older. This excludes the first and last hours that the facility is open. • Guests are encouraged to make any special needs known to the management, who will be happy to assist guests. • Tobacco and alcohol are strictly prohibited. • Outside food and beverage, including coolers, are not allowed inside the facility. • White T-shirts are allowed to be worn. • Cell phone usage is prohibited in the locker rooms. • Guests must wear commercially sold swimsuits to participate in recreational aquatic activities. • All apparel and footwear brought into the facility and worn on the deck must be clean. • Children not yet toilet trained must wear a swim diaper and a plastic liner. • Guests are required to shower before swimming. • Conduct inside the facility must be safe and courteous. Profane, abusive or threatening language will not be tolerated. • Management reserves the right to close the facility due to unsafe conditions. • Admission into the facility may be refused to persons with potentially hazardous medical conditions. • Please lock belongings. The Fox Valley Park District is not responsible for loss or theft of any personal items. • Failure to abide by these regulations may result in disciplinary action and the possibility of ejection from the facility. • Vigilance Awareness Training will be conducted. Testing provides aquatic staff with training when safety mannequins are placed into the pool for practice rescues. • Management may modify these regulations to ensure the safety of guests. 139 139


Season Pass Form Household Registration for Season Passes and ID Cards office use (date received): ___________

Directions:

1. Fill in information on the form. Doublecheck the correct fee was used. See boxes for rate information. 2. Stop by the Prisco or Eola Community Center or the Vaughan Athletic Center to have new ID photos taken for each family, if needed. The first ID card for each person is free; a replacement costs $5.

Main ContaCt Last naMe ________________________________________ First naMe ________________________________________ aDDress ________________________________________________________ City _________________ state _______ ZiP ___________ HoMe PHone ________________________ eMergenCy PHone __________________________ CeLL PHone ________________________ eMaiL _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Note: Fox Valley Park District will never sell, trade or giveaway your email address. It will be used to notify you of upcoming events or other season pass holder benefits. You may unsubscribe from these emails at any time.

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Blackberry Farm Season Pass Rates*

Aquatic Center Season Pass Rates* season Pass Standard Pass (Ages 13 and older) Child Pass (Ages 2 to 12) Children under 2 Twilight Pass (all ages) (good after 4 p.m. weekdays and all day on weekends and holidays)

to april 30, 2012

Beginning May 1, 2012

$55(R) / $65(N)

$65(R) / $75(N)

$49(R) / $59(N)

$59(R) / $69(N)

Free

Free

$35(R) / $39(N)

$45(R) / $49(N)

season Pass Individual (Ages 2 and up)

to april 30, 2012

Beginning May 1, 2012

$20(R) / $25(N)

$25(R) / $30(N)

Children under 2 are free and do not need an ID card. Season passes are valid May 1 to Sept. 30. *Non-resident rates apply if not a resident of Aurora, North Aurora, Montgomery or Sugar Grove.

the cut-off date for a pro-rated refund of a season pass purchase due to relocation, illness or other legitimate request is June 30, 2012. no refunds will be issued after that date.

Children under 2 are free and do not need an ID card. *Non-resident rates apply if not a resident of Aurora, North Aurora, Montgomery or Sugar Grove.

Aquatics Season Pass Waiver and Release of All Claims and Assumption of Risk Please read this form carefully and be aware that in consideration for this Aquatics Season Pass, you will be expressly assuming the risk and legal liability and waiving and releasing all claims for injuries, 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 use of the Fox Valley Park District aquatic facilities and programs. I recognize and acknowledge that there are certain inherent risks of physical injury to patrons of aquatic facilities, and I voluntarily agree to assume the full risk of any injuries, damages or loss, regardless of severity that my minor child/ward or I may sustain as a result of participating in any and all activities and programs connected with or associated with this Aquatics Season Pass. I further recognize and agree that lifeguards and other aquatic staff are not responsible for supervising my activities or the activities of my minor child(ren) and I agree that I am solely responsible for supervising my minor children and/or assessing whether my children are physically fit and/or adequately skilled for aquatic activities. 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 use of the Fox Valley Park District’s aquatic facilities and programs against the Fox Valley Park District, including its officials, agents, volunteers and employees (hereinafter collectively referred as “District”).

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I do hereby fully release and forever discharge the 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 use of the District’s aquatic facilities and programs. i have read and fully understand the above important information, warning of risk, assumption of risk and waiver and release of all claims. if registering online or via fax, my on-line or facsimile signature shall substitute for and have the same legal effect as an original form signature. PartiCiPant’s naMe ______________________________________________ (Please print) PartiCiPant’s signature __________________________________________ (18 years or older or Parent/Guardian) Participation will be denied if this waiver is not signed and dated. Date _________________


Vaughan Aquatic Center Vaughan Aquatic Center Aquatic Annual Passes The Vaughan Aquatic Center has three pools that are open yearround for water fun and exercise for all levels of swimmers. Men’s, women’s and family locker rooms are available on the first floor free of charge. Swimmers must bring their own towel and lock.

Aquatic pass holders have access to all three pools during public hours. Type

Monthly EFT Resident

Non-resident

One Year Enrollment Fee Resident Non-resident

Individual

$17

$20

$25

$204

$240

Note: The Aquatic Center will be closed Aug. 18 to Sept. 1 for annual maintenance.

Student/Senior

$13

$15

$25

$156

$180

Couple

$25

$30

$45

$300

$360

Water Park/Water Play

Senior Couple

$22

$27

$45

$264

$324

Family (3)

$34

$40

$65

$408

$480

The Water Park features a zero-depth entry with a two-story enclosed slide, body slide and interactive water play elements that bring out the child in everyone. Hours Monday to Friday: Tuesday/Thursday: Saturday/Sunday:

June 4 to Aug. 17 Noon to 7 p.m. Noon to 7 p.m. Noon to 5 p.m.

To June 3 4 to 8 p.m. 9 to 11 a.m. Noon to 5 p.m.

Lap Pool An eight-lane, 25-yard-by-25-yard lap pool is available for open and lap swim, swim lessons, water exercise, birthday parties and private rentals. Adult Lap Swim Hours Monday to Friday: Saturday: Sunday:

June 4 to Aug. 12 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To June 3 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Supervised Family Lap Swim Hours Monday to Friday: Noon to 4 p.m. and 8 to 9 p.m. Saturday/Sunday: Noon to 5 p.m.

Noon to 5 p.m. and 8 to 9 p.m. Noon to 5 p.m.

Family Open Swim Hours Monday to Friday: 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday/Sunday: Noon to 5 p.m.

Noon to 4 p.m. Noon to 5 p.m.

Therapy Pool A warm water therapy pool is used for various Park District and Fox Valley Special Recreation programs. Hours Monday to Friday: Saturday: Sunday:

Through Aug. 17 5 to 9 a.m. Adults only Noon to 2 p.m. Adults only 7 to 9 p.m. Adults only* Noon to 2:30 p.m. Families welcome!* 2:30 to 5 p.m. Adults only Noon to 2:30 p.m. Adults only 2:30 to 5 p.m. Families welcome!

*Share with programs for part of the time

Pool Rental The indoor Water Park/Water Play area is available for birthday parties and private rentals. For rentals, contact Megan Grady at 630-907-9613. For birthday parties, contact Jen Manos at 630-907-9600.

Aquatic Daily Passes Please visit the guest services desk in the main hallway. No charge for children under age 2. Type

Daily Pass Fee Resident

Non-resident

Individual

$6

$8

Student

$5

$7

Senior

$4

$6

The Fox Valley Park District is committed to ensuring the safety of guests and asks everyone to follow these regulations: • G  uests and participants entering the aquatic deck for open swim must pay admission. • Children under 12 years old are to be accompanied and actively supervised by a guest 16 years and older. • Adult Swim is designated for ages 16 years and up. Children ages 12 to 15 may use the facility during this time when accompanied and actively supervised by a parent/guardian on the pool deck. • Unsupervised patrons ages 12 to 15 may use the facility during Family Swim only. • Parents or guardians are responsible for supervising their children. Lifeguards are on duty to enforce rules and respond in case of emergency. • Guests under 48 inches tall must be wearing life jackets or be within arm’s reach of their parent or guardian at all times. • All life jackets must be U.S. Coast Guard approved. Other floatation devices must be approved by the management prior to entering the facility. • Guests must be 48 inches tall to ride on the waterslides. • Guests are encouraged to make any special needs known to the management, who will be happy to assist guests. • Guests must wear commercially sold swimsuits to participate in aquatic activities. • Only white T-shirts may be worn with swimsuits; colored shirts are not allowed. • All apparel and footwear brought into the facility and worn on the deck must be clean. • Children not yet toilet-trained must wear a swim diaper. • Guests are required to shower before swimming. • Tobacco and alcohol are strictly prohibited. • Outside food and beverage – including coolers – are not allowed in the facility. • Cell phones may not be used in the locker rooms. •  Management reserves the right to close the facility due to unsafe conditions. • Admission into the facility may be refused to persons with potentially hazardous medical conditions. • Please lock belongings. The Fox Valley Park District is not responsible for loss or theft of any personal items. • Management may modify these regulations to ensure the safety of guests. • Vigilance Awareness Training is conducted. Testing provides the aquatic staff with training when safety mannequins are placed into the pool for practice rescues. 141


Vaughan Field House Vaughan Field House

Child Care Area

The Vaughan Athletic Center Field House has a total of 41,000 square feet with four basketball courts surrounded by a 1/8-mile track, featuring three batting/ golf cages. The track can be used for a daily fee (see the fees and times below). There are times set aside for open basketball for youth and adults (see the fees and times on page 18).

Babysitting at the Vaughan Athletic Center is available for parents who are utilizing the facility. Child care is available on a first-come, first-served basis to children ages 6 weeks to 11 years. Parents must remain in the facility while their children are using child care services.

Field House Open Track Hours Monday to Friday Saturday Sunday

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There is a one-hour maximum for infants and a two-hour maximum for all other children per day. Reservations are required for children under one year of age, not yet walking and/or children requiring special accommodations. Reservations are available 48 hours in advance. Call 630-907-9600.

5 a.m. to 2 p.m. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Note: The track may not be available at all times due to programming and/or special events. The Vaughan Athletic Center reserves the right to not allow track use during certain times due to programming and safety concerns. Check our website for closings.

Hours Monday to Friday ... 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday .........................................8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday ............................................Noon to 4 p.m.

Field House Track and Track Pass Enjoy a walk or run around the climate-controlled 1/8-mile track on the lower level or 1/6-mile track on the upper level. The track can be used for a daily fee; there is no charge for Fitness and All-Inclusive members. Senior citizens may purchase a Track Pass for $10, which is good for 30 days of unlimited use of the lower-level or upper-level track. Please bring a change of shoes for walking.

Type

Rate

Daily pass for members / residents

$2 per hour per child

Daily pass for non-residents

$3 per hour per child

Type

Rate

Punch pass

$20 ($22 value)

Vaughan Fitness or All-Inclusive members

Free

$20

Residents

$2

Monthly membership pass (1 child)

Non-residents

$3

Monthly membership pass (2 or more)

$35

Seniors

$1 (or $10 per month for Track Pass)

Note: The track may not be available at all times due to programming and/or special events. The Vaughan Athletic Center reserves the right to not allow track use during certain times due to programming and safety concerns. Check our website for closings.

Batting/Golf Cages The Vaughan Athletic Center is equipped with three batting cages that may be rented by the hour. See page 22 for more information.

Field House Rentals The Field House and track are available for rent. Courts can be rented by the hour. Call Jordan Real at 630-907-9600 for availability. Type

Per Court

Entire Field House

Resident / Non-profit

$45 per hour

$200 per hour

Non-resident / Non-profit

$55 per hour

$240 per hour

Commercial resident

$65 per hour

$280 per hour

Commercial non-resident

$75 per hour

$320 per hour

Open Gym Schedule Open gym is available at the Vaughan Athletic Center, Prisco and Eola Community Centers throughout the year. See page 18 for more information and schedules. 142

Indoor Playhouse The Indoor Playhouse is open to children with their parent’s supervision. Members and residents: $2 per hour per child Non-residents: $3 per hour per child Hours Monday to Friday ................................... 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday ................................................ 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday ............................................ 8 a.m. to noon


Vaughan Tennis Center Vaughan Tennis Center Everyone from the highly competitive to purely social player can take advantage of the nine indoor tennis courts at the Vaughan Athletic Center. The indoor tennis season runs from late August to May. The indoor courts are available for lessons, leagues and open play. Athletic Program Manager: Brad Schmidt Head Pro: Jim Kuntzi

Non-Prime Hours* Monday to Friday

7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*Club opens on weekends and evenings to accomodate USTA matches.

Tennis Center Hours – Spring/Fall

Tennis Center Annual Pass Adult tennis pass holders enjoy: • Affordable permanent court time • Skills clinics for men and women • Ability to reserve a court in advance • Traveling team participation • Discount on court time rates • Tennis Lobby & Pro Shop – Full-service tennis apparel and • Organized leagues and tournament play equipment

Tennis-Only Annual Pass Rates Type

Tennis Center Hours – Summer

Prime Hours* Monday to Thursday Friday Saturday & Sunday

6 to 10 p.m. 6 to 9 p.m. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Non-Prime Hours* Monday to Friday

7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

*Hours may vary to accommodate USTA matches.

Ball Machine (any time of day)

Annual Fee

Pass holders/Non-pass holders................................. $5 per hour

Resident

Non-resident

Individual Adult

$100

$150

Ladies Northern Illinois Traveling Tennis League

Couple

$175

$250

The Northern Illinois Traveling Tennis League, established more than 20 years ago, practices once a week and plays matches on Thursdays or Fridays. Anyone interested in an organized ladies tennis league during the week may call the tennis desk at 630-907-8067.

Court Time Rates Advance reservations: Type

Fee

Non-prime hours

$20 per hour whole court

Prime hours

$24 per hour whole court

Guest Fee – non-pass holder

$6 per visit

Private Tennis Instruction Tennis staff provides excellent private instruction. Lesson rates range from $45 to $65 per hour.

Less than 24 hours advance notice: Type

Fee

Pass Holders Only – non-prime hours

$16 per hour whole court

Guest Fee – non-pass holder

$6 per visit

Youth Program Participants

$12 per hour

Senior Play – 6 courts reserved (must be 55 or better): Type

Fee

Pass & Non-Pass Holders – Monday to Thursday: 7 to 9 a.m.; Friday: 7 to 8:30 a.m.

$3 per player

Pass & Non-Pass Holders – Any other time slot Note: Senior non-pass holders may only make reservations less than 24 hours in advance for this rate.

$12 per hour max 2 hours

Court Guidelines • Please check in at the front desk. • Players must wear appropriate tennis attire; only tennis shoes may be worn. • All court rules, regulations and courtesies shall be observed. • Private instructors are required to have written authorization from the park district to conduct lessons. • Courts may be reserved at the tennis desk or by calling 630-907-8067. • The park district reserves the right to ask players to leave if guidelines are not followed.

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Vaughan Fitness Center Vaughan Fitness Center 2121 W. Indian Trail, Aurora 60506 630-907-9600 Fitness Supervisor: Alex Aguilar

General Information The Vaughan Fitness Center is dedicated to fitness excellence with quality equipment and programs designed to offer members the best value for their fitness dollar. The fitness center, track and group exercise classes are available for use by either purchasing an annual pass or paying a daily fee. The Fitness Center at the Vaughan Athletic Center includes the following features and amenities: • Expanded full-service fitness area with more than 200 pieces of cardiovascular and weight equipment, including more than 8,000 pounds of free weights in one convenient area. • A cardio and stretching room providing additional cardiovascular equipment and a more private stretching area. • State-of-the-art strength equipment, including Cybex, Life Fitness, Precor, Cable Motion, Hammer Strength and more than four tons of free weights. • Cardiovascular conditioning center with treadmills, upright and recumbent cycles, stair climbers, ellipticals and rowers, featuring Life Fitness, Nautilus, Cybex, Precor, Stairmaster and Star Trac. • Cardiovascular pieces with individual viewing screens and remote entertainment features. • Three group exercise studios featuring step, kickboxing, Zumba, Spinning, muscle conditioning, Pilates, yoga, senior exercise and Tai Chi. • Nationally certified personal trainers and group exercise instructors. • Reduced-impact, 1/6-mile suspended indoor track overlooking the Field House. • Fully appointed executive locker rooms with steam room, sauna, grooming aids and accessories, fresh towel service and private access.* • Reciprocal privileges at the Eola and Prisco Fitness Centers. * Available at additional charge.

Fitness Pass Information Individuals or families may join the Vaughan Athletic Center on a yearly basis or may pay a daily fee. A convenient monthly payment plan is available as an alternative to paying the entire annual fee at one time. Please inquire with a sales consultant for more information. Vaughan Athletic Center Fitness and All-Inclusive Passes include reciprocal privileges with the fitness centers at Eola and Prisco.

Fitness-Only Reciprocal Pass Rates Type

Monthly EFT Resident

Non-resident

Reciprocal Pass – Individual

$33

$40

Reciprocal Pass – Student/Senior

$25

Reciprocal Pass – Couple

Enrollment Fee

Annual Fee Resident

Non-resident

$25

$396

$480

$30

$25

$300

$360

$50

$60

$45

$600

$720

Reciprocal Pass – Senior Couple

$42

$51

$45

$504

$612

Reciprocal Pass – Family (3)*

$63

$75

$65

$756

$900

*Add additional family members for $6/person per month (residents) or $8/person per month (non-residents). Fitness passes are available for ages 7 and up. Each family membership allows for only two adults over the age of 22 per account.

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Fitness Center Hours Monday to Friday Saturday Sunday

5 a.m. to 10 p.m. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fitness Support Upon enrollment to the Fitness Center at the Vaughan Athletic Center, the pass holder will receive two complimentary consultations with a personal trainer to help individuals achieve their fitness goals.

Fitness Center Track The three-lane sports track for walking, jogging and running with various exercise stations is for adults at any ability level. This track is available to anyone 11 years of age or older for $2 per visit. Use of the track is included with a Fitness Pass or All-Inclusive Pass. Non-residents and all non-verified residents pay $3. Children 11 to 15 years of age need a parent-signed waiver and must be accompanied by an adult to utilize the track (waivers are available at the Fitness Center desk). Proof of age and residency is required. Note: The track may not be available at all times due to programming and/or special events. The Vaughan Athletic Center reserves the right to not allow track use during certain times due to programming and safety concerns. Check our website for closings.


Vaughan Fitness Center Fitness Floor Guidelines

All-Inclusive Pass

• Please check in at the Fitness Center desk by presenting a valid pass card before working out. • Members and guests must wear appropriate workout attire. Socks and athletic shoes are required. Shirts must be worn at all times. Jeans, open-toed or open-backed shoes, boots, sandals or casual shoes are not allowed. • Except for capped water bottles, food and drinks are prohibited in the Fitness Center. • Children under the age of 11 are not permitted in the Fitness Center unless participating in a kids fitness program authorized by the center. • Members and guests 11 to 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Equipment restrictions apply; time and day limitations may apply. Contact the fitness desk for more information. • Children ages 11 to 13 must complete an orientation prior to using the fitness area.

All-Inclusive Pass holders enjoy unlimited access to fitness, aquatic, track and tennis facilities during public hours at the most economical price. Fitness, aquatic and track use is free; tennis courts require a small, additional fee. Pass benefits also include: • Discounted aquatic program fees. • Free open basketball and volleyball in the 41,000-square-foot Field House during scheduled open gym hours.

Daily Fees at Vaughan Athletic Center The Vaughan Athletic Center is for everyone. An annual pass is not required to use the facilities or to register for programs and activities. Daily fees are available for those patrons who are not pass holders or for guests of pass holders. Note: Tennis court fees additional. All-Inclusive Daily Fee (Fitness, Track, Aquatics, Tennis)

Resident

Non-resident

Individual

$10

$12

Student

$8

$10

Senior

$8

$10

Under 2

Free

Free

Fitness Daily Fee

Resident

Non-resident

Individual

$8

$10

Student

$6

$8

Senior

$6

$8

Resident

Non-resident

Individual

$2

$3

Senior (or $10/mo.)

$1

$1

Resident

Non-resident

Youth (under 18)

$3

$4

Adult (18 & up)

$4

$5

Senior (55 & up)

$3

$4

Resident

Non-resident

Individual

$6

$8

Student

$5

$7

Senior

$4

$6

Under 2

Free

Free

Track Daily Fee

Open Gym Daily Fee

Aquatics Daily Fee

Type All-Inclusive Pass – Individual All-Inclusive Pass – Student/Senior All-Inclusive Pass – Couple All-Inclusive Pass – Senior Couple All-Inclusive Pass – Family (3)*

Monthly EFT Resident Non-resident

Annual Fee Enrollment Fee Resident Non-resident

$49

$60

$55

$588

$720

$36

$44

$55

$432

$528

$67

$80

$105

$804

$960

$54

$65

$105

$648

$780

$82

$98

$155

$984

$1,176

Note: Published prices are subject to change without notice. Corporate passes are available to any company registering a minimum of 10 employees as pass holders. Contact the Corporate Pass consultant at 630-907-9600. *Add additional family members ages 2 and up for $6/person per month (residents) or $8/person per month (non-residents). Please note that children must be 11 years or older to use the fitness floor, and 7 years or older to participate in specific group exercise classes.

Full-Service Locker Room An upgrade can be added to any pass to utilize the full-service locker rooms. Amenities include steam room, sauna, toiletries, towel service and key card access. The full-service locker rooms are available to All-Inclusive Pass holders ages 18 and up for $10 per month, and to fitness and aquatics pass holders 18 and up for $20 per month.

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Vaughan Fitness Center

Vaughan Fitness Center Group Exercise Classes

For a complete schedule and listing of classes, visit foxvalleyparkdistrict.org

The Vaughan Fitness Center offers more than 90 group exercise classes each week, all designed with a variety of fitness enthusiasts in mind. Group exercise classes are included in fitness passes. • Morning, lunch hour and evening classes available • A range of impact and intensity options available •  Work out at individual skill and fitness levels • Three group exercise studios – Aerobic Studio, Spinning Studio and Mind/Body Studio • Classes include Zumba, Spinning, Turbo Kick, Yoga, Pilates, muscle conditioning and more •  Professionally certified instructors

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s r Certif e n i a r ied Personal T TRAINING PACKAGES

Benefits of Personal Training • O ne-on-one attention by nationally certified personal trainers • Specialized workouts tailored to individual needs • Preparation for a variety of sports activities • Recovering/increasing fitness levels • Body fat reduction • Cardiovascular and disease prevention • Motivation and encouragement • Accountability

Vaughan Athletic Center 2121 W. Indian Trail, Aurora 630-907-9600 Regular

Advanced

Master

30-Minute Sessions Single

$24

$29

$34

10 pack

$190

$232

$272

1-Hour Sessions Single

$35

$42

$50

5 pack

$160

$195

$235

10 pack

$300

$370

$450

20 pack

$500

$640

$800

Specialized Health & Fitness Training

Eola Fitness Center

Certified trainers will develop a fitness program tailormade to fit individual needs and goals that include:

Prisco Fitness Center

• • • • • • • •

Cardiovascular and strength Flexibility Weight loss Sports-specific conditioning Functional training Neuromuscular disabilities Pregnancy Nutritional consultation

555 S. Eola Road, Aurora 630-851-8572

150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora 630-859-8606 Individual 30-Minute Sessions

1-Hour Sessions

$24

$35

5 pack

N/A

$160

10 pack

$190

$300

18 pack

$342 (available at Prisco only)

$450 (available at Eola only)

Partner (2 people)

Partner (3 people)

Single

1-Hour Sessions Single

$55

$70

10 pack

$450

$600

NUTRITION COUNSELING PACKAGES Vaughan Athletic Center 30-Minute Sessions Single

$35

1-Hour Sessions Single

$65

5 pack

$160

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Eola Fitness Center Eola Fitness Center 555 S. Eola Road, Aurora 60504 630-966-4551 Fitness Supervisor: Joe Nidea

foxvalleyparkdistrict.org

Fitness Center Hours Monday to Friday Saturday Sunday

5 a.m. to 10 p.m. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

General Information The Eola Fitness Center is dedicated to fitness excellence with quality equipment and programs designed to offer the best value for the fitness dollar. The fitness center, track and group exercise classes are available for use by purchasing an annual pass or paying a daily fee.

Facility Amenities

Fitness Floor Guidelines

• Nationally certified personal trainers. • Nationally certified group exercise instructors. • A full-service fitness floor with more than 95 pieces of cardio and weight training equipment, plus free weights. • State-of-the-art strength equipment, including Life Fitness, Precor, Hammer Strength, Body Master, Cybex and Paramount. • A cardiovascular conditioning center with treadmills, upright and recumbent cycles, stair climbers and ellipticals featuring Life Fitness, Precor, Stair Master and True. • A group exercise studio featuring cardio, body sculpting, Zumba, Yoga and more. • Pass-holder access locker room with showers and sauna.

• Please check in at the Fitness Center desk by presenting a valid membership card before working out. • Members and guests must wear appropriate workout attire. Socks and athletic shoes are required. Shirts must be worn at all times. Jeans, open-toed or open-backed shoes, boots, sandals or casual shoes are not allowed. • Except for capped water bottles, food and drinks are not allowed in the Fitness Center. • Children under the age of 14 are not permitted in the Fitness Center unless in a designated class or with a trainer. • Members 14 to 15 years of age must be directly supervised by an adult 18 years or older at all times.

Note: Stretching sessions, fitness assessments and a body composition analysis are available upon request.

Open Gym Schedule Open gym is available at the Vaughan Athletic Center, Prisco and Eola Community Centers throughout the year. See page 18 for more information and schedules.

Child Care Service The child care service can accommodate infants through elementary school-aged children. This service is available to guests utilizing the facilities. The number of infants is limited, so reserve a spot for infants and children who are not yet walking 24 hours in advance during posted hours. Parents must remain in the facility while their children are using child care services.

Child Care Fees $2 per resident child per hour / $3 per non-resident child per hour 10-punch or 20-punch Baby Port Passes also are available

Child Care Hours Monday to Friday 8:45 a.m. to noon Monday to Thursday 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday Closed

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Eola Fitness Center Fitness Passes

Eola Fitness Pass Options

Individuals, couples or families may join the Eola Fitness Center on a yearly basis or pay a daily fee to use the facility. A convenient monthly payment plan is available as an alternative to paying the entire annual fee at one time. Anyone 14 years of age and older may be a pass holder. Those ages 14 and 15 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Those ages 16 and 17 need a parent to register them but may work out independently.

This pass includes unlimited use of the track and weight room as well as locker room access at the Eola Fitness Center only. This pass does not have reciprocal privileges at Vaughan or Prisco. This pass option does not include group exercise classes.

Eola Fitness Pass

Reciprocal Pass This is an annual pass that includes two free orientation sessions, unlimited use of the track and fitness floor, unlimited group exercise classes and free open gym use. This pass has reciprocal privileges at the Vaughan Fitness Center and the Prisco Fitness Center (with an exception of no group exercises offered at Prisco Fitness Center).

Eola Fitness Pass Categories Individual Entitles one person to use of the facility during public hours. May not be transferred or shared.

Couple Entitles two individuals residing in the same household to use of the facility during public hours.

Student/Senior

Fitness Support Upon enrollment at the Eola Fitness Center, new annual pass holders will receive an orientation and assessment, including body composition, blood pressure screening and program recommendations. (The orientation and assessment must be used in the first month of a new membership.) Additional evaluations and reassessments are available for an extra fee.

Fitness Center Track – Indoor Track Use

Eola Daily Passes (proof of residency required) Resident

Non-Resident

Individual

$8

$10

Senior/Student

$6

$8

Resident

Non-Resident

$2

$3

Track Individual

Family Entitles three immediate family members residing in the same household to use of the facility during public hours. Additional family members ages 14 to 21 residing in the same household may be included in a family membership for an additional monthly fee of $6 per person for residents ($72 annually) and $8 per person for non-residents ($96 annually). Up to two adults are allowed on each membership. Other family members ages 22 and up residing in the same household must obtain a separate membership pass.

Eola Fitness Pass Pricing

The three-lane sports track is great for walking, jogging or running at any ability level. The 1/6-mile long track is available to anyone 14 years of age or older for $2 per visit for residents and $3 per visit for non-residents, for those who are not a fitness pass holder. Note: Residents must show a valid driver’s license or resident ID card. Children 14 to 17 years of age need a parent-signed waiver to utilize the track (waivers are available at the Fitness Club desk). Proof of age and residency is required. Children ages 14 and 15 must be directly supervised by an adult 18 or older to use the track.

Fitness

A student pass is open to high school and full-time college students. High school students must show a student ID and college students must show proof of 12 credit hours at the time of registration. A senior pass may be purchased by adults ages 55 and up. Proof of age is required.

Pass Type

Resident

Non-resident

12-visit Punch Pass

$42

$63

1-month Senior/Student

$35

$50

1-month Individual

$50

$65

3-month Senior/Student

$90

$120

3-month Individual

$120

$160

Monthly EFT

Annual Fee

Resident

Non-resident

Enrollment Fee

Resident

Non-resident

Annual Fitness Pass – Senior/Student

$16

$23

N/A

$190

$270

Annual Fitness Pass – Individual

$21

$28

N/A

$250

$330

Annual Fitness Pass – Couple

$35

$41

N/A

$410

$490

Annual Fitness Pass – Family (3)*

$45

$52

N/A

$540

$620

Reciprocal Pass – Individual

$33

$40

$25

$396

$480

Reciprocal Pass – Senior/Student

$25

$30

$25

$300

$360

Reciprocal Pass – Couple

$50

$60

$45

$600

$720

Reciprocal Pass – Senior Couple

$42

$51

$45

$504

$612

Reciprocal Pass – Family (3)*

$63

$75

$65

$756

$900

Pass Type

Note: Published prices are subject to change without notice. Corporate passes are available to any company registering a minimum of 10 employees as pass holders. Contact Fitness Supervisor Joe Nidea at 630-851-8990. *Add additional family members ages 14 and up for $6/person per month (residents) or $8/person per month (non-residents). Please note that children must be 14 years or older to use the fitness floor and participate in specific group exercise classes. 149


Eola Fitness Center

Eola Fitness Center

Group Exercise Classes

For a complete schedule and listing of classes, visit foxvalleyparkdistrict.org

The Eola Fitness Center offers dozens of group exercise classes each week, all designed with a variety of fitness enthusiasts in mind. Group exercise classes are included in fitness passes. • Morning, daytime and evening classes available • A range of impact and intensity options available •  Work out at individual skill and fitness levels • Classes include Zumba, Spinning, Yoga, Step, Sculpting, Interval and Boot Camp •  Professionally certified instructors

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Prisco Fitness Center Prisco Fitness Center 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora 60506 630-859-8606

General Information The Prisco Fitness Center has a friendly atmosphere where people can work out in comfort. Individuals, couples and families are welcome.

Fitness Center Hours Monday to Thursday Friday Saturday

6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Prisco Fitness Pass Options Prisco Fitness Pass Individuals, couples or families may join the Prisco Fitness Center for one month, three months or one year – or may pay a daily fee to use the facility. Anyone 14 years of age and older may be a pass holder. Those ages 14 and 15 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Those ages 16 and 17 need a parent to register them but may work out independently.

Facility Amenities • Weight-training machines • Cardiovascular conditioning equipment • Men’s and women’s locker rooms • Gym usage (when available)

Reciprocal Fitness Pass Allows privileges at Vaughan Fitness Center and Eola Community Center, including unlimited group exercise classes and open gym use.

Prisco Daily Passes

Prisco Fitness Pass Pricing

(proof of residency required) Fitness

Resident

Non-Resident

Individual

$6

$9

Senior/Student

$4

$6

Child Care Service

Prisco Pass Rates

Fee

Enrollment Fee*

Resident

Non-resident

1-month Individual

$30

$45

N/A

1-month Student/Senior

$20

$30

N/A

3-month Individual

$60

$90

N/A

The child care service can accommodate children ages 6 months to 6 years. This service is available to guests utilizing the facilities. Hours are 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Parents must remain in the facility while their children are using child care services.

3-month Student/Senior

$40

$60

N/A

Annual Individual

$140

$210

$10

Annual Student/Senior

$100

$150

$10

Annual Couple

$215

$300

$10

Fee: $2 per resident child per hour $3 per non-resident child per hour

Annual Family (3)

$315

$400

$10

Monthly Fee Reciprocal Pass Rates Reciprocal Pass – Individual

Open Gym Schedule Open gym is available at the Vaughan Athletic Center, Prisco and Eola Community Centers throughout the year. See page 18 for more information and schedules.

Resident

Nonresident

$33

$40

Annual Fee

Enrollment Fee**

Resident

Nonresident

$25

$396

$480

Reciprocal Pass – Student/Senior

$25

$30

$25

$300

$360

Reciprocal Pass – Couple

$50

$60

$45

$600

$720

Reciprocal Pass – Senior Couple

$42

$51

$45

$504

$612

Reciprocal Pass – Family (3)

$63

$75

$65

$756

$900

*A $10 enrollment fee is required if current annual fitness membership has been expired for more than 30 days. **Existing Prisco members will not be charged an enrollment fee to upgrade their memberships.

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Orchard Valley Golf Course

Orchard Valley Golf Course 2411 W. Illinois Avenue Aurora 60506

Tee times orchardvalleygolf.com 630-907-0500 Named by GOLF Magazine as the sixth Best Public Golf Course in Illinois, residents of Fox Valley Park District can be proud to claim Orchard Valley as their own. Traversing wetlands and lakes, its spectacular, 6,800-yard layout of bent grass fairways and greens is maintained in pristine condition. With four sets of tees, Orchard Valley offers a unique challenge for golfers of every skill level. Swing on over – and enjoy a truly memorable golf experience at Orchard Valley.

Host your next golf outing at Orchard Valley Orchard Valley provides the perfect venue for hosting any type of golf event. The course can accommodate groups of 12 or more. For more information, please call 630-907-0500.

Orchard Valley MEMBERSHIP

PROGRAMS Annual Memberships • Unlimited & weekday-only options • Reduced cart fees • Complimentary Range Balls

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Orchards Restaurant Perfect for banquets!

Orchards Restaurant and Orchard Valley Bar & Grill 2411 W. Illinois Avenue Aurora 60506

Reservations 630-907-0600

Award-winning Orchards Restaurant offers the area’s most scenic location for wedding and baby showers, holiday parties or luncheons. Orchards Restaurant provides complete professional event management to create customized special events. Contact the Banquet Manager at 630-907-0600 or visit orchardvalleygolf.com to start the planning process today.

Orchards Restaurant and Orchard Valley Bar and Grill offer everything from favorite bar foods and after-golf fare to fine American dining. Stop by for a great dinner or pick up a quick meal to go on the way home from work. Lunch: Tuesday to Friday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinner: Tuesday to Saturday 5 to 8 p.m.

Orchard Valley GIFT CARDS

Surprise a special someone with an Orchard Valley gift card. This gift card can be used toward any purchase at Orchard Valley. Visit orchardvalleygolf.com to shop today!

2012

Event Schedule May 26 Individual Skins Tournament June 25 Fox Valley Park Foundation’s Golf for Kids Benefit Golf Outing July 4 Red, White and Blue Tournament August 24 Glow Ball Event September Club Championships October 13 Fall Fling November 10 Turkey Shoot December 8 Reindeer Romp

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Información en Español ¡Investiga esto!

Calendario de Registro

Busca este símbolo para programación adicional.

Registro de RESIDENTE – Sábado, 5 de Mayo a las 8:30 a.m.

Oportunidades de Becas

El Distrito de Parques de Fox Valley ofrece un programa de becas para las familias residentes que están experimentando dificultades financieras. Los Residentes que califican pueden aplicar para recibir hasta $40 por persona para cada temporada del programa y usarse con programas no contractuales del Distrito de Parques. El programa deseado debe de tener espacio abierto durante la inscripción. Las solicitudes están disponibles en cualquier centro comunitario. Las solicitudes son aceptadas en el Cole Center, localizado en 101 W. Illinois Avenue en Aurora toda la semana durante las 8 a.m. y 5 p.m. Las familias deben de estar en o abajo del nivel de pobreza para calificar. Se toma de 4 a 6 semanas el trámite de solicitud.

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3 Maneras para Inscribirse Nuestros programas están disponibles para todas las personas de todos los niveles de capacidad. Cualquier persona que necesite servicios especiales debe de escribirlo en la forma de registro.

1. Por Foxlink Internet y Marcador de Tono (Touchtone) www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org o al 630-859-FVPD (3873) Está disponible 24 horas al día, 7 días a la semana. Aquellos que tienen Identificaciones Foxlink para los miembros de familia y un número de PIN Familiar pueden matricularse por teléfono o Internet cualquier tiempo del día. Tenga su VISA o MasterCard lista. Para matricularse en Foxlink, un miembro de la familia adulto debe de llenar la Forma de Información Familiar y regresarla al Distrito de Parques junto con un comprobante de dirección (licencia, ID del Estado, o el recibo de impuestos) ya sea dejándola en persona en el centro comunitario o faxeándola al 630-897-6896. La forma de Información Familiar está disponible en el sitio web www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org o en cualquier centro comunitario. Después de procesar la forma de Información Familiar, el Distrito de Parques le enviara la carta con el número de PIN Familiar y las IDs Foxlink de cada miembro del hogar al contacto principal. El numero de PIN Familiar y las IDs Foxlink son requeridas al registrarse por Foxlink Internet y por el marcador de tono. Para más información, visite nuestro sitio web www. foxvalleyparkdistrict.org.

2. Por Correo/En Persona Debe de hacer los cheques pagables a Fox Valley Park District. Llene la forma de registro y envié por correo a: FVPD, 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL 60506 ATTN: Folleto de Registro.

3. En Persona Comenzando el sábado, 5 de Mayo, la matriculación será procesada durante las horas de oficina. Se acepta efectivo, cheque, VISA, MasterCard o Discover. • Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL 60506 • Eola Community Center, 555 S. Eola Road, Aurora, IL 60504 • Vaughan Athletic Center, 2121 W. Indian Trail, Aurora, IL 60506

El nuevo y comprensivo Guía de Actividades del Distrito de Parques de Fox Valley es publicado cuatro veces al año. Por favor guarde su guía como referencia en el transcurso de la temporada. Comenzando con este guía, los Residentes del Distrito de Parques recibirán la guía en la puerta de su casa. Si el servicio a domicilio en el futuro no deja el guía en su puerta, favor de enviarnos un correo electrónico con su dirección y código postal a delivery@fvpd.net o déjenos un mensaje en nuestra línea de envíos al 630-966-4544. Todos nuestros Guías de Actividades pueden ser bajados atreves de nuestro sitio web foxvalleyparkdistrict.org.

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Registro para los NO-RESIDENTES – Lunes, 14 de Mayo. El registro para los no residentes comienza el lunes, 14 de Mayo. El registro para los residentes continuara durante toda la temporada.

Política de Cheques

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Servicio a Domicilio

Registro por Correo, en persona, Foxlink Internet y el Foxlink marcador de tono es aceptado para los residentes solamente en bases del primero en llegar es el primero en ser servido. Debe de incluir su pago con su registro. Si es puesto en la lista de espera, su pago permanecerá en su cuenta o se le regresara por completo a su pedido.

Las clases deben ser pagadas en su totalidad en el momento de registro al menos que se notifique de otra manera. Los cheques deben ser hechos pagables al Fox Valley Park District.

Cuotas para los No-Residentes Una persona viviendo afuera de los límites del Distrito de Parques de Aurora, North Aurora y Montgomery deben de pagar una cuota de no-residente. Nota: Las personas que viven en Sugar Grove pagan la cuota de residente pero no se pueden registrar hasta que comience el registro para los no-residentes.

Información General •  Todas las inscripciones son aceptadas mientras haya espacio disponible. • Los programas que no reúnen el mínimo número de personas inscritas serán cancelados o pospuestos. • Los niños deben reunir el requisito de edad para todos los programas de pre-escolar o relacionados con su edad en la fecha del comienzo del programa deseado. • Algunos programas pueden requerir formas de registro especiales en fechas específicas como esta notificado en el Guía de Actividad del Distrito de Parques. • Todas las personas inscritas y participantes están permitiendo que se les tome fotografías y video de ellos y de sus hijos durante las actividades del Distrito de Parques para publicación.

Reservaciones para las Casitas Hay 17 casitas de sombra de picnic localizados por todo el Distrito de Parques que pueden ser reservadas para reuniones y eventos. Las casitas pueden ser reservadas desde el 1ro de Mayo hasta el 30 de Septiembre. Cualquier reunión con 25 personas o más deben de tener una reservación. El alcohol es solo permitido en el Parque Cool Acres, cual requiere un permiso especial y seguro. Todas las reservaciones para Cool Acres y eventos especiales del vecindario deber ser hechos en el Cole Center. Todos los vendedores contratados para un evento – juego inflables, carpas, proveedores de comida para fiestas, música, y baños portátiles - deben ser aprobados por el Distrito. Hay una lista disponible de vendedores pre-aprobados en el sitio web del Distrito. Todo el papeleo debe ser llenado 14 días antes del evento de la reservación. Para más información, llame al (630)897-0516. Las reservaciones son aceptadas en los siguientes lugares: •  Cole Center, 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora •  Eola Community Center, 555 S. Eola Road, Aurora •  Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora Cuota para las Casitas: Residentes $60 / No-Residentes $90 / Deposito de Seguridad Reembolsable $100 Mesas adicionales de picnic son $15 cada una.

Descuentos en Pases de Temporada Este listo para el verano – y ahorre dinero, también – con el pase de temporada a uno de nuestros dos parques acuáticos. Los dueños de los pases disfrutaran de la admisión toda la temporada al Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center Y Splash Country Water Park, mientras reciben beneficios adicionales – como entrada temprana los Viernes. ¡Obtengan el mejor precio disponible al comprar el pase antes del 1ro de Mayo y reciba $10 menos del precio regular!

Club de Boxeo Jóvenes de edades 8 a 17 tienen la oportunidad de entrenar gratis con el ex boxeador profesional y campeón de Guantes de Oro Jesse Torres en el Copley II Centro de Recreación, 517 N. Union Street, Aurora. Los peleadores aspirantes aprenderán entrenamientos efectivos y técnicas de condición que involucran la cuerda, maquinas de ejercicios, bolsas pesadas de boxeo y bolsas de velocidad. Ultimadamente, ellos se reunirán y boxearan en el ring. Este programa ganador de premios es gratis y ayuda a desarrollar habilidades de por vida y a construir carácter en las personas jóvenes mientras ofrece un lugar de reunión saludable. El programa corre cada semana – lunes a jueves – de 5 a 6:30 p.m. cada noche. Para información, llame al 630-898-7500.


Registration Information

3 Ways To Register Our programs are available to all people of all ability levels. Anyone needing special accommodations should fill in the information on the registration form.

1. By Foxlink Internet and Touchtone www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org or 630-859-FVPD (3873) Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week (see Registration Calendar for resident and non-resident registration start date). Those who have Foxlink IDs for family members and a Family PIN number may register by telephone or Internet any time of day. Have a Visa, MasterCard or Discover card ready. To sign up for Foxlink, an adult member of the household must complete a Family Information Form and return it to the Park District along with proof of address (driver’s license, state ID or tax bill) either by dropping it off at a community center or faxing it to 630-897-6896. The Family Information Form is available on the website at foxvalleyparkdistrict.org or at any community center. After processing the Family Information Form, the Park District will mail a letter with a Family PIN number and Foxlink IDs for each person in the household to the main contact. The Family PIN number and Foxlink IDs are required to register on both Foxlink Internet and touchtone. For more information, visit our website at foxvalleyparkdistrict.org.

2. By Mail / Drop Off Make checks payable to Fox Valley Park District. Fill out the registration form and mail to: FVPD, 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL 60506 ATTN: Brochure Registration.

3. In Person Beginning Saturday, May 5, registrations will be processed during office hours. Cash, check, Visa, MasterCard or Discover is accepted. Prisco Community Center 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora 60506 Eola Community Center 555 S. Eola Road, Aurora 60504 Vaughan Athletic Center 2121 W. Indian Trail, Aurora 60506

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Registration Calendar RESIDENT Registration - Saturday, May 5, at 8:30 a.m. REGISTRATION BEGINS! Mail-in, walk-in, Foxlink Internet and Foxlink Touchtone registration accepted for residents only on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment must accompany each registration. Payments for those placed on a waiting list will remain on account or be refunded in full upon request. NON-RESIDENT Registration - Monday, May 14 Non-resident registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, May 14. Resident registration will continue throughout the season. Check Policy Classes are paid for in full at time of registration unless otherwise noted. Checks should be made out to the Fox Valley Park District. A $25 service fee is charged for returned checks. Payment is required within seven days; otherwise, participants will be removed from the class. Refund Policy • 100% refund (less $5 service charge) if received at least three working days prior to start of program. • 50% refund if received prior to second course meeting. • No refund after second course meeting. • 100% refund if class is closed or canceled. Non-Resident Fees A person residing outside the Park District boundaries of Aurora, North Aurora and Montgomery must pay a non-resident fee according to the following policy: • Class fees are generally 50 percent higher than the resident fee listed. • Note: Those living in Sugar Grove pay the resident rate but may not register until non-resident registration begins. General Information • All registrations are accepted on a space-available basis. • Programs that do not meet the minimum enrollment will be canceled or postponed. • Children must meet the age requirement for all preschool and youth-related programs by the designated start date of the desired program. • Some programs may require special registration forms on specified dates as noted in the Park District Activity Guide. • All registrants and participants permit the taking of photographs and video of themselves and their children during Park District activities for publication and use as the Park District deems appropriate.

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PPlease read this form careffully and be aware that in signing up and participatting in this program/activitty, you will be expressly asssuming the risk and lega l liability and waiving andd releasing all claims for innjuries, damages or with this progrram/activity (including transportation services and vvehicle operations, loss which you or your minor child/ward might susttain as a result of participating in any and all activiities connected with and associated a w when provided). I recognize and acknowledge thatt there are certain risks of physical injury to participants in this program/acttivity, and I voluntarily aggree to assume the full risk of any and all injuries, damages or loss, rregardless of severity, thatt my minor child/ward or I may sustain as a result of o said participation. I furtther agree to waive and reelinquish all claims I or myy minor child/ward may hhave (or accrue to me or m my child/ward) as a rresult of participating in thhis program/activity againsst the District, including itts officials, agents, program instructors, volunteers and employees. I hereby aauthorize and give my connsent to the District to photograph/video my cchild (or me), and withoutt limitation, to use such photographs/video p in connnection with promoting/advertising the services, prrograms, and facilities of the District, without conssideration of any kind. I hhave read and fully uunderstand the above impportant information, warnning of risk, assumption of risk, waiver and releasse of all claims, and photo/video authorization. Iff registering online or via fax, my online or facsim mile signature shall ssubstitute for and have thee same legal effect as an original o form signature.

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Payment Metho od: For mail-in orr drop-off registrrations only. Do not complete if registering in peerson.

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PPlease list the names of any family member needing special asssistance to participate in the program(s) and what accommoddations are needed ___________________________

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M Mail-in registrati tions: Make checkk payable to Fox Valley Park Distr trict. Mail to: Prissco Community CCenter, 150 W. Illlinois Ave., Aurorra, IL 60506

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Activity Guide Information We want to hear from you … Your opinion matters to us – let it be heard! Take a few moments and tell us what you think by filling out one of our facility or program surveys at foxvalleyparkdistrict.org. Your feedback will help guide us so we can better reflect your interests and desires in future programming and events. We value your input!

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Join our e-list and receive valuable information on Park District events, programs and activities – including special announcements and money-saving discounts. As an “e-subscriber,” you can program your own profile – so you only receive news and updates on the happenings of most interest to you. Visit foxvalleyparkdistrict.org and sign up today!

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Look for this symbol for additional programming.

The Park District staff has made every effort to prepare this brochure as accurately as possible. However, errors can occur. Circumstances may require that adjustments be made to programs, fees, schedules, etc. The Park District reserves the right to make any such adjustments. The District apologizes for any inconvenience these errors or adjustments may cause.

Scholarship Opportunities Look for this icon next to the programs in this brochure that qualify.

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T he Fox Valley Park District recognizes that all residents should have opportunities to participate in recreation programs. To encourage participation, the District offers a scholarship program to resident families experiencing financial hardships. Residents who qualify may apply to receive up to $40 per person each program season to use for non-contractual Park District programs. The desired program must have an opening for registration. Applications are available at any community center and are accepted at the Park District’s Cole Center administration building, 101 W. Illinois Ave. in Aurora, weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Families must be at or below the federal poverty levels to qualify. Allow 4 to 6 weeks for the application process.

The Park District expects participants to exhibit appropriate behavior at all times. Guidelines have been developed to help make our programs safe and enjoyable for all participants. For a complete listing of those guidelines, visit foxvalleyparkdistrict.org.

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Attention Parents

Fox Force Volunteer Opportunities There are many different types of volunteer opportunities through the Fox Valley Park District. A list of ways to volunteer is located on page 129. Just fill out the Volunteer Interest Form on page 130. Volunteers will be contacted with specific information when volunteer opportunities arise.

Photo Disclaimer All registrants and participants permit the taking of photographs and videos of themselves and their children during Park District activities for publication and use as the Park District deems appropriate.

Behavior Management Policy

With the children’s best interest in mind, parents and friends are asked to not remain in the classroom or gym during class time. The Park District asks instructors to enforce this policy so that children may devote their attention to the class without any outside interruptions. This policy is for safety as well as learning experiences. Children outside of the classroom should have adult supervision at all times. A Parent Day may be scheduled in some programs.

Program Contact Information Most program listings in this guide have a person’s initials in parenthesis at the end of the description. Use the information below to contact the person in charge of that particular program. (Note: CPRP is the designation for a Certified Park and Recreation Professional.) (AA) (BK) (BSP) (BSV) (CJ) (DS) (JC) (JHP) (JHV) (JM) (JN)

Alex Aguilar Brad Kale Bobbi Steele Brad Schmidt, CPRP Carrie Johnson Debbie Smith, CPRP Janet Cherbak Jennifer Huber, CPRP Jerica Hughes Jennifer Manos Joe Nidea, CPRP

630-907-9600 630-907-0500 630-859-8606 630-907-9600 630-851-8990 630-966-4555 630-897-4261 630-859-8606 630-907-9600 630-907-9600 630-851-8990

Vaughan Athletic Center Orchard Valley Golf Course Prisco Community Center Vaughan Athletic Center Eola Community Center Cole Center FVPD Greenhouse Prisco Community Center Vaughan Athletic Center Vaughan Athletic Center Eola Community Center

(JR) (KB) (KD) (KJ) (KW) (LB) (LP) (MG) (RM) (SC) (SS)

Jordan Real, CPRP Kristin Balderas Kyle Donahue Kevin Jenkins Kathi Wencewicz Laureen Baumgartner, CPRP Lisa Peterson Margaret Gazdacka, CPRP Rafael Martinez Sara Cass Sandy Smith

630-907-9600 630-851-8990 630-859-8606 630-851-8990 630-851-8990 630-892-1550 630-907-9600 630-897-1808 630-859-8606 630-859-8606 630-892-1550

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Directory

Directory Cole Administration, Park Operations and Natural Resources Center 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, 60506 630-897-0516 Jennifer Fulton – Superintendent of Finance Lynn Fenton – Human Resources Manager Roy Johnson – Risk Manager Jon Michael – IT Manager Lori Thomas – Accounting Manager Parks Department 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, 60506 Joe Hernandez – Parks Superintendent, 630-897-0516 Ray Nugent – Facilities Superintendent, 630-897-0516 Greg Dickson – Facilities Manager, 630-897-0516 Jonathan Cudzewicz – Park Grounds Supervisor, East, 630-851-6892 Blake Ertmanis – Park Grounds Supervisor, Central, 630-897-0516 Chris Kuehn – Park Grounds Supervisor, West, 630-896-6480 Chad Peterson – Arboriculture, Trails and Natural Areas Supervisor, 630-897-0516 Kevin Bowen – Athletic Field Maintenance Supervisor, 630-897-0516 Cip Garcia – Fleet Maintenance Supervisor, 630-897-0516

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Those who use a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) may reach the Park District by calling 800-526-0844.

FVPD Greenhouse 259 S. Russell Ave., Aurora, 60506 Janet Cherbak – Horticulture and Natural Areas Supervisor, 630-897-4261 Stuart Sports Complex 39W585 Jericho Road, Montgomery, 60506 630-450-7024 (Non-emergency) Park Police Office 1460 S. E. River Road, Montgomery, 60538 630-264-7421 (After-hours, non-emergency) 911 (Emergency) Orchard Valley Golf Course, Orchards Restaurant and Orchard Valley Bar & Grill 2411 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, 60506 630-907-0500 (golf course) 630-907-0600 (restaurant) Blackberry Farm 100 S. Barnes Road, Aurora, 60506 630-892-1550 Sandy Smith – Facility Supervisor Laureen Baumgartner, CPRP – Recreation Supervisor Red Oak Nature Center On Route 25, one mile north of Route 56 630-897-1808 Margaret Gazdacka, CPRP – Facility Supervisor and Naturalist Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center 828 Montgomery Road, Aurora, 60505 630-851-8686 Splash Country Water Park 195 S. Barnes Road, Aurora, 60506 630-906-7981

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Copley II Recreation Center 517 N. Union St., Aurora, 60505 630-898-7500 Lippold Outdoor Recreation Center (on Route 25, 1.5 miles north of Route 56) 2001 S. River St., Batavia, 60510 Marketing & Communications Division 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, 60506 Dawn Hartman, CPRP – Marketing Manager, 630-966-4552 Jeff Long, CPRP – Public Relations Manager, 630-966-4527 Debbie Smith, CPRP – Community Outreach Manager, 630-966-4555 Recreation Division 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, 60506 Eric Lee Wilson, CPRP – Superintendent of Recreation, 630-978-9080 Anna Kish – Community Athletic Liaison, 630-897-0516


Community Center Information

Community Center

Information Eola Community Center

Prisco Community Center

555 S. Eola Road, Aurora, 60504 Phone: 630-851-8990 Fax: 630-851-8572

150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, 60506 Phone: 630-859-8606 Fax: 630-264-7416

Facility Manager: Ivan Chambers

Facility Manager: Jaime Ijams, CPRP

Recreation Supervisors: Kevin Jenkins – Youth & adult sports programs, table tennis, open gym, martial arts and E-Fit Joe Nidea, CPRP – Fitness center Kathi Wencewicz – Youth and early childhood programs, adult arts & crafts, sports programs, trips and camps Kristin Balderas – Gymnastics, cheerleading and poms

Recreation Supervisors: Jennifer Huber, CPRP – Active adult programs and trips and Friendly Center Club Bobbi Steele – Dance and special events Kyle Donahue – Performing arts, drama programs and special events Sara Cass – Creative Play Preschool and early childhood

Coordinator: Carrie Johnson – Gardening, cooking, home improvement classes, preschool and school readiness

Coordinator: Rafael Martinez – Youth and adult sport programs, open gym and fitness center

Office Hours Monday to Friday .................................. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sunday ................................... 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Office & Photo ID Hours Monday to Thursday.......................... 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday................................................ 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday........................................... 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday................................................................. Closed

Fitness & Photo ID Hours Monday to Friday ................................ 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday................................................ 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday................................................... 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fitness Hours Monday to Thursday.......................... 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday................................................ 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday........................................... 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Child Care Monday to Friday................................ 8:45 a.m. to noon Monday to Thursday.......................................4 to 8 p.m. Saturday............................................. 8:30 a.m. to noon Fee....................................$2/per resident child per hour ..................................$3/per non-resident child per hour

Child Care Wednesday to Friday................................... 9 to 11 a.m. Fee ...................................$2/per resident child per hour ..................................$3/per non-resident child per hour

Open Gym ............................................... see page 18

Open Gym ............................................... see page 18

Vaughan Athletic Center 2121 W. Indian Trail, Aurora, 60506 Phone: 630-907-9600 Fax: 630-907-9661 Facility Manager: Eric Lee Wilson, CPRP Member Services Coordinator: Susan Meier Assistant Facility Manager: Jordan Real, CPRP – Sports programs and open gym Recreation Supervisors: Alex Aguilar – Fitness center operations and programs Jerica Hughes – Aquatic operations and programs Lisa Peterson – Child care and camps, youth programs and events Brad Schmidt, CPRP – Tennis operations and programs Coordinator: Jennifer Manos – Birthday parties and events Guest Services Hours Monday to Friday................................... 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday................................................ 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday................................................... 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fitness Center Hours Monday to Friday................................. 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday................................................ 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday................................................... 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tennis Hours* (630-907-8067) Monday to Friday................................. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday................................................ 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday................................................... 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. *Advance reservations required; weekend and summer hours subject to change

Café Hours Monday to Friday............9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 4 to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday (June 4 to Aug. 17)..... 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday/Sunday.................................. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Child Care Hours Monday to Friday.................8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday................................................ 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.....................................................Noon to 4 p.m. Water Park / Therapy Pool / Lap Pool Hours...................................... see page 141 Open Gym ............................................... see page 18

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Index Around the House

Cards & Games

Arts & Crafts

Cheer & Poms

Gear Up for Summer....................... 73 Kids and Organizing........................ 73 Kitchen Organization....................... 73 Mom’s Guide to an Organized Life... 73 Tips for Restoring Antiques.............. 73 Animal Drawing Workshop.............. 69 Beginning Pottery for Kids............... 68 Cars of the Speedway Art Workshop...68 Coil Pottery Class............................ 69 Create with Clay............................. 69 Drawing Australia............................ 69 Enchanted Academy Workshop........ 69 Glass Fusing ................................... 70 Glass Fusing for Youth..................... 69 Leaf-Stamped Stationary................. 70 Paint, Drink & Be Merry… Vino van Gogh!......................... 70 Swarovski Beaded Bracelet.............. 70 Under the Trees............................... 69 Weaving Exploration....................... 68 Wind Chime Pottery Class................ 69 Young Weavers............................... 68

Aquatics

Ai Chi............................................. 47 Aqua Boot Camp Blitz..................... 46 Aqua Cardio Challenge................... 46 Aqua Fit and Fun............................. 46 Aqua Interval Training...................... 46 Aqua Pilates Core Control Level I..... 46 Aqua Pilates Core Control Level II.... 46 Aqua Strength and Stretch.............. 47 Aquatic Season Passes............ 48, 140 Deep Water Arthritis........................ 47 Deep Water Conditioning................ 46 Discovering Scuba........................... 45 Joyful Joints.................................... 47 Masters Swim................................. 44 MS Aquatics.................................... 47 Open Water Scuba Diving Certification.................... 45 Outdoor Aquatic Centers............... 139 Outdoor Lap Swimming................... 48 PADI Master Seal Team.................... 45 Pre/Postnatal Aqua Aerobics............ 47 Pre/Postnatal Aqua Pilates............... 47 Springboard Diving: Advanced......... 48 Springboard Diving: Beginner.......... 48 Swim Lessons: AquaTots, Parent+Preschool, Preschool, Youth Beginner, Youth Advanced Beginner, Youth Intermediate, Youth Advanced, Adult Level 1, Adult Level 2, ................................36-45 Swim Team Affiliate ........................ 36 Vaughan Aquatic Center................ 141

Baseball, Softball & T-Ball

Baseball Affiliates............................ 22 Baseball I & II.................................. 22 Batting Cages................................. 22 Lil’ Sluggers T-Ball........................... 22 Softball: Co-Rec League................... 23 Softball: Men’s 12-inch League........ 23 T-Ball Basic League.......................... 23 T-Ball Instructional League............... 23

Basketball

Basketball II.................................... 24 Basketball Youth League.................. 24 Girls High School Summer Basketball League......... 24 Lil Pint Hoops.................................. 24

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Chess I............................................ 72 Chess II........................................... 72 Chess III.......................................... 72 Magic: The Gathering – “Open Gym”............................. 72 Cheernastics................................... 53 Cheerleading Skills Clinics............... 53 Tumbling for Cheerleaders............... 53 Poms.............................................. 53

Cooking

Cooking for Pets.............................. 74

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Early Childhood: All About Fun

All Aboard!..................................... 92 Dinosaur Dig................................... 92 Dramatic Play Time.......................... 91 Fantastic Friends.............................. 91 Fun in the Sun................................. 91 Imagination Stations....................... 91 I-Spy Scavenger Hunt...................... 92 Let’s Get Messy............................... 92 Oceans of Fun................................. 91 Stories with Eric Carle Books........... 91 Summer Vacation Fun...................... 91

Early Childhood: Arts & Crafts

Animal Drawing Workshop.............. 93 Cars of the Speedway Art Workshop............................. 93 Creative Play Preschool Eola.......... 100 Creative Play Preschool Prisco........ 101 Drawing Australia............................ 93 Enchanted Academy Workshop........ 93 Creative Play Preschool Prisco: Bilingual Class......................... 101 Summer Art Hour............................ 93 Creative Play Prisco: Early Childhood: Building Blocks Breakfast Club......................... 101 Construct It!................................... 97 Lunch Pals and Playtime................ 102 Registration Payment Plan............... 99 Early Childhood: Cooking Science Lab................................... 102 Let’s Go On a Picnic........................ 94 Social Studies................................ 102 Little Chefs...................................... 94 Cow Encounters.............................. 94

Creative Play Preschool

Dance

Adult Hip Hop Lock & Pop............. 104 A-Factor Dance Company Auditions................................. 103 A-Factor Dance Company Summer Showcase................... 106 Ballroom / Swing / Latin Dance...... 104 Choreography Workshop............... 104 Conditioning for Dancers............... 103 Fairytale Ballet.............................. 103 Featured Musical Theater Jazz Performance: ‘Footloose’... 103 Hip Hop Dance.............................. 103 Musical Theater Dance.................. 104 Musical Theater Jazz Performance: Proud To Be An American......... 104 Musical Theater Tap Performance: Proud To Be An American......... 104 Steppin’ Out Dance Studio......105-107 Wedding and Social Dancing......... 104

Early Childhood: Exploring Nature

A Bug’s Life..................................... 95 Backyard Buddies............................ 95 Diggin’ in the Dirt............................ 95 Here a Chick… There a Chick…...... 95 Hike and Seek................................. 94 Itsy Bitsy Bugs................................. 95 Kiddy Up Little Pony........................ 95 Super Hero Adventures.................... 94 Toddlers and Turtles......................... 95 Winged Wonders............................. 95

Early Childhood: Getting Ready for School

Animal Alphabet............................. 96 Cut It Out!...................................... 96 Giant Steps..................................... 96 My Own Time.................................. 96 My Own Time II............................... 96 Drama My Saturday School......................... 97 Academy Workshop: R is for Rainbow.............................. 97 Getting a Stellar Headshot....... 110 Summer Fun for Preschoolers........... 97 Academy Workshop: Early Childhood: Motor Skills How to Rock Your Audition....... 110 Little Learners................................. 97 Academy Workshop: NYC, LA, Chicago and Agents................. 110 Early Childhood: Music Academy Workshop: Kid Rock I, II.................................... 98 Perfecting Your Craft................ 110 Kid Rock III...................................... 98 Academy Workshop: Music Makers.................................. 98 Preparing a Monologue............ 110 Tot Rock......................................... 98 Acting Studio................................ 110 Facilities Auditioning for Summer Stage: ‘Footloose’....... 109 Batting Cages................................. 22 Blackberry Farm.....................136-137 Flashback Decades Cabaret: 60s, 70s & 80s............. 5, 109, 113 Community Center Information...... 159 Disc Golf Course........................... 134 Junior Theater: ‘Thunder Mountain’......... 108, 114 Dog Parks..................................... 133 E-Fit Interactive Fitness Room.......... 17 Miss Heart of the Valley Pageant........5, 56, 108, 114 Eola Fitness Center.................148-150 Facility Directory............................ 158 Perform It Series: ‘The Sound of Music’........ 108, 114 Fishing Lakes and Boat Ramps....... 133 Proud To Be an American: A Flag Day Garden Plots................................. 134 Musical Revue............. 4, 108, 113 Indoor Playhouse.................... 84, 142 Stage Makeup............................... 110 Open Gym Schedule........................ 18 Orchard Valley Golf Course............ 152 Summer Stage: ‘Footloose’ ...........9, 109, 110, 113 Orchards Restaurant...................... 153 Outdoor Facilities.......................... 133 Summer Stage: ‘Footloose’ Informational Meeting............. 109 Outdoor Tennis Courts................... 134 Park Shelters................................. 134 Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center..................138-140 Prisco Fitness Center..................... 151

Red Oak Nature Center ................ 132 Rental Information........................ 135 Skate Parks................................... 133 Splash Country Water Park.....138-140 Trails............................................. 133 Vaughan Aquatic Center................ 141 Vaughan Child Care Area.............. 142 Vaughan Field House..................... 142 Vaughan Fitness Center..........144-146 Vaughan Tennis Center.................. 143

Inline and Quad Skating Lessons..... 20 Multi-Sports.................................... 20 Open Gym Schedule........................ 18 Parent-Tot Sports............................ 19 Skateboarding Lessons.................... 19 Sports Academy Flag Football.......... 21 Sports Just For Fun.......................... 19 Table Tennis Instruction................... 20 Wrestling........................................ 19

For Pet Lovers

Orchard Valley Event Schedule.....32, 153 Adult Group Golf Lessons – Advanced.................................. 33 Adult Group Golf Lessons – Intermediate.............................. 33 Get Golf Ready & Golf Fore Women....33 Golf for Kids Benefit Golf Outing..... 34 Orchard Valley Golf Course............ 152 Private and Semi-private Golf Lessons.............................. 33 Putting School................................. 32 Short Game School.......................... 32

Agility for Fun with Your Dog........... 75 Beginning Tricks with Your Dog........ 75 Canine Good Citizen Program.......... 75 Dog Obedience: Calling All Dogs!.... 75 Dog Obedience: Feeding Frenzy....... 75 Dog Obedience: Jumping For Joy..... 75 Dog Parks............................... 75, 133 Hiking is for the Dogs!.................... 75

Fun for Kids

Commander Baldilocks Junior Police Academy.......................... 71 Balloon Animal Class....................... 71 Get Out and Play............................. 71 Kids Lock In to Parents Night Out!... 71 Magic Class.................................... 71 Junior Interpreter Program............... 71

Fun with Computers

Making Your Own Spiderman Movie....................... 76 Robotic Adventures......................... 76

General Information

Activity Guide Information............. 157 Aquatic Season Passes...........138-140 Behavior Policy.............................. 157 Birthday Parties......................125-128 Blackberry Farm Season Passes.................. 137, 140 Blackberry Farm Special Events...... 137 Certified Personal Trainers.............. 147 Community Center Information...... 159 Contents........................................... 3 Delivery Information.......................... 3 Facility Directory............................ 158 Fox Force Volunteer Program..129-131 Fox Tracks Rewards Program.......... 102 Fox Valley Park Foundation............ 124 Foxlink.......................................... 155 Free & Fun All Summer Long.......... 163 FVSRA.......................................... 162 Garden Plots................................. 134 Home School Customized Programs................ 69 Información en Español................. 154 Outdoor Aquatic Center Rates....... 139 Photo Disclaimer........................... 157 Pool Rentals.................................. 141 Program Contact Information........ 157 Registration Form.......................... 156 Registration Information................ 155 Rental Information........................ 135 Scholarship Opportunities.............. 157 Season Pass Registration Form....... 140 Share Your Skills and Talents............ 26 Shelter Reservations.............. 134, 135 Vaughan Child Care Area.............. 142 Volunteer Spotlight....................... 131

General Sports

3-D Archery..................................... 21 Archery I......................................... 21 Archery II........................................ 21 Arena Flag Football......................... 21 Boxing Training................................ 20 Fencing........................................... 20 Flag Football................................... 21 Floor Hockey................................... 19 Football Affiliates............................ 21

Golf

Gymnastics & Tumbling

Advanced Tumbling......................... 60 Beginning Tumbling......................... 60 Cheerleading Tumbling Clinic........... 60 Flyaways Competitive Level 3.......... 55 Flyaways Competitive Level 3 & 4 Boot Camp.......................... 56 Flyaways Competitive Level 4.......... 55 Flyaways Gymnastics Team.............. 56 Flyaways Level 1.............................. 54 Flyaways Level 2.............................. 55 Flyaways Level 3.............................. 55 Flyaways Level 4.............................. 55 Flyaways Team Boot Camp.............. 56 Gymnastics : High School Practice.... 56 Gymnastics Clinics: Summer Series... 58 Gymnastics for 2s & 3s with Parents...57 Gymnastics Hot Shots...................... 54 Gymnastics Sleepover...................... 58 Gymnastics: 3- to 4-year-olds.......... 57 Gymnastics: 4- to 5-year-olds.......... 58 Gymnastics: Little Wigglers.............. 57 Junior Flyaways............................... 54 Open Gym: Gymnastics.................... 59 Parent & Tot Gymnastics.................. 59 Preschool Gymnastics...................... 59 Private Lessons – Gymnastics/Cheer....56 School-age Gymnastics.................... 59 Tiny Tumblers.................................. 60 Tumbling & Flyaways Competitive Tumbling Level 1..... 59 Tumbling & Flyaways Competitive Tumbling Level 2..... 59 Tumbling & Flyaways Competitive Tumbling Level 3..... 59 Twister Tots..................................... 60

Health, Wellness & Fitness

Aqua Fitness .................................. 46 Aqua Health.................................... 47 Best of Yoga.................................... 15 Certified Personal Trainers.............. 147 Chair-Seated Exercise/ Yoga for Active Adults................ 16 Co-Ed Fitness Boot Camp................ 14 Cycling 101..................................... 11 E-Fit Boot Camp.............................. 16 E-Fit Interactive Fitness Room.......... 17 E-Fit Rentals & Team Outings........... 16 Eola Fitness Center.................148-149 Eola Group Exercise Classes.......... 150 Exercise for Ages 55 & Better........... 15 Fitness Workshop: Kettlebell Training...14 Gentle Yoga for Active Adults........... 15 Golden Foxes Walking Club..... 16, 123 Hatha Yoga for Active Adults ........... 15 IROC: I’m Reducing Obesity in Children..................... 12


Index Jumpstart Kids Fitness Incentive Program........... 11 KidFit Youth Exercise Class............... 11 Kids Weights................................... 12 Making Kane County Fit for Kids...... 12 Metabolic Circuit Training – Indoors....13 Prisco Fitness Center..................... 151 Self-Defense for Women.................. 13 Slides & Shuffles Class..................... 13 Sports Moves 101........................... 12 Tai Chi for Health............................ 13 Taiji Quan....................................... 14 Taiji Quan for 55 & Better................ 15 TRX Suspension Training.................. 13 Vaughan Aquatic Center................ 141 Vaughan Field House..................... 142 Vaughan Fitness Center..........144-145 Vaughan Group Exercise Classes.... 146 Vaughan Tennis Center.................. 143 Wolf Pack Junior Running Club........ 12 Wolf Pack Running Club.................. 12 Women’s Get-Fit-in-a-Hurry Boot Camp................................ 14 Working It Out Together.................. 11 Yoga 101........................................ 11 Zumba Gold for 50 & Better............ 15 ZumbAtomic................................... 11

Just for Girls

Summertime Spa............................. 76

Just for Scouts

Archery for Scouts Only................... 67 Brownie Bug Badge......................... 67 Cub Scout Activity Kits..................... 67 Scout Patch Contest........................ 67 Wolf Scout: Fishing.......................... 67

Martial Arts

Judo............................................... 49 Jujitsu............................................. 49 Karate Club..................................... 50 Kung Fu for Adults........................... 51 Kung Fu for Kids.............................. 50 Life Skills Karate Club...................... 51 Life Skills Karate Club Intermediate Level..................... 51 Little Ninjas Karate Club.................. 51 Seisan Ryu Karate........................... 49

Music

Adult Choir................................... 112 Music Game Show Tournament..... 112 Princesses and Pirates Music Workshop...................... 112 Private Guitar Lessons................... 112 Private Piano Lessons.................... 112 Private Voice Lessons..................... 112 Show Choir: Songs from Glee........ 112

Nature Programs

Kids Community Garden.................. 65 Letterbox Hunt................................ 62 Nature Adventure Trips: Moraine Hills, Canyon Hike, Explore the Grassland................ 63 Nature Exploration Bags.................. 61 No Child Left Inside................... 64, 90 Pollinator Power.............................. 66 Roving Naturalist............................ 61 SAWS Work Days............................ 61 School of Rocks............................... 64 Summertime Family Fishing............. 66 Wet and Wild Creek Hike................. 66

Personal Growth

Adult Basket Weaving..................... 74 Beginning Blacksmithing................. 74 Sign Language Workshop for Beginners............................. 74

Prime Times

“Edad De Oro” Social Club............ 122 AARP Driver Safety Program.......... 120 Ask an Expert Senior Seminars....... 122 Breakfast Club.............................. 122 Bunco Dice Game Days................. 120 Computer Classes......................... 120 Golden Foxes Walking Club..... 16, 123 Grandparent/Grandchild Mini-Bowling........................... 120 Lifeline Health Screenings.............. 121 Over 60 Club................................. 122 Picnic and Bingo........................... 121 Reel Fun Thursdays........................ 121 Rules of the Road Class................. 121 Senior Bean Bag Baseball.............. 120 Senior Mini-Bowling League.......... 120 Summer Picnic Cooking Demo....... 121 The Friendly Center Club................ 123 Triad Fashion Show, “Who’s Really Knocking at the Door?”........... 121 Triad Senior Picnic......................... 121

Safety First

Babysitting For Success.................... 76

Science & Technology

Alternative Energy Adventure........... 74 Rock & Roll Robotics....................... 74 Video Game Animation................... 74

Shows

Convertibles at White Fence Farm.....114 Flashback Decades Cabaret: 60s, 70s & 80s............. 5, 109, 113 In the Good Old Summertime’ at Diplomat West in Elmhurst... 113 Junior Theater: ‘Thunder Mountain’......... 108, 114 Legacy Girls – 50s & 60s Show at Starved Rock.............. 114 Lost in the 50’s’ at Follies Theatre in Yorkville................... 114 Miss Heart of the Valley Pageant........5, 56, 108, 114 Parker’s Children’s Theater: The Three Little Pigs, A Musical....114 Perform It Series Showcase: ‘Bye Bye Birdie’........................ 113 Perform It Series: ‘The Sound of Music’........ 108, 114 Proud To Be an American: A Flag Day Musical Revue............. 4, 108, 113 Summer Stage: ‘Footloose’ ...........9, 109, 110, 113 The Dixie Swim Club’ at Circa 21 in Rock Island............. 114

A Summer Cave Hike....................... 61 Animal Caretaking Class................. 65 Animal Encounters.......................... 61 Bass Fishing Clinic........................... 62 Blue Moon Hike.............................. 66 Bug Biographies.............................. 64 Campfire Cuisine............................. 64 Chasing Fireflies.............................. 65 Cooking Over the Campfire............. 64 Drop-in Nature Adventures.............. 64 Family Camp-out....................... 62, 66 Favorite Animal Champion Showdown................ 62 Fireflies at the Farm......................... 65 Garlic Mustard Challenge................ 64 Grow a Pumpkin Patch!.................. 64 Introduction Canoeing..................... 62 Soccer Introduction to Kayaking................. 62 Futsal I............................................ 25 Introduction to Stand-up Mini Phenom Soccer........................ 25 Paddle Boarding........................ 62 Phenom Soccer............................... 26

Recreational Soccer Leagues (Grade K to 8)............................ 26 Soccer Affiliates............................... 26 Soccer II & III................................... 26 Tiny Kickers..................................... 25

Special Events

80s Prom Party............................ 5, 76 All-American Girl Birthday Celebration.............. 7, 93 Antique Car Show....................... 7, 73 Back-To-School Family Trivia Blowout.............. 7, 72 Bug Fest...................................... 9, 65 Cinderella’s Ball.......................... 5, 98 Civil War Living History Display.......... 7 Concerts in the Park.................... 8, 10 Fall Festival....................................... 9 Father’s Day at Blackberry Farm......... 6 Fishing Derby for Kids.................. 7, 66 Flashback Decades Cabaret: 60s, 70s & 80s..................... 5, 109 Flower Power Planting Parties............ 8 Fox Valley Amazing Race.............. 8, 14 Fox Valley Park Foundation’s Golf for Kids Benefit Golf Outing..... 9 Hoedown on the Farm................. 7, 97 Ice Cream Socials........................ 7, 94 Junior Theater: ‘Thunder Mountain’............. 9, 108 Mid-American Canoe & Kayak Race......................... 8, 35 Miss Heart of the Valley Pageant........5, 56, 108, 114 Model Train Extravaganza............ 7, 92 Mother’s Day at Blackberry Farm....... 6 Movie Musical Mondays.................... 5 Paco, the Donkey, Birthday Celebration.................... 6 Perform It Series Showcase: ‘Bye Bye Birdie’............................ 4 Perform It Series Showcase: ‘The Sound of Music’............ 5, 108 Phillips Fest................................. 8, 38 Proud To Be an American: A Flag Day Musical Revue....... 4, 108, 113 Rod and Reel Family Fishing Time...... 6 Sheep to Shawl........................... 6, 70 Splash Bash................................ 8, 38 Spring Spruce-Up............................ 67 Summer Stage: ‘Footloose’ ...........9, 109, 110, 113 Summer’s Here – Let’s Celebrate........ 6 Tractor Show............................... 7, 96 Vintage Baseball Game............... 6, 23

Summer Camps: Baseball/Softball Baseball Camp................................ 86 Girls Softball Camp......................... 86

Summer Camps: Basketball

Summer Camps: General Sports

All Sports Camp.............................. 85 Badminton Camp............................ 85 Co-Ed Lacrosse Camp...................... 85 Dodge Ball Camp............................ 84 East Aurora Track & Field Summer Camp................... 85 Flag Football Camp......................... 85 Middle School Football Camp.......... 85 Mini-Hawk Basketball, Baseball & Soccer...................... 84 Quarterback Skills Camp................. 84 Sports Academy: Lacrosse................ 85 Sports Festival Summer Camp.......... 85 Tiny-Hawks Basketball & Soccer....... 84

Eola Adventure Camp...................... 79 Fit ‘n’ Fun Camp.............................. 79 Performing Arts Camp..................... 79 Sports of All Sorts............................ 79

Summer Camps: Volleyball

Volleyball Camp.............................. 87

Tennis

Counselor in Training....................... 83 Summer Volunteen Camp................ 83

Junior Player Development – Outdoors................................... 29 Tennis High School Training – Outdoors................................... 29 Tennis Lessons: Adult Advanced Beginner – Outdoors.................. 30 Tennis Lessons: Adult Beginner – Outdoors................................... 30 Tennis Lessons: Elite Performance Camp..................... 30 Tennis Lessons: QuickStart Green Stage – Outdoors............. 29 Tennis Lessons: QuickStart Orange Stage – Outdoors........... 28 Tennis Lessons: QuickStart Red Stage – Outdoors................ 28 Tennis Lessons: Youth Beginner – Outdoors........ 29 Tennis Qualifier Camp..................... 29 Vaughan Tennis Center ................. 143

Summer Camps: Mini-Camps

Tours & Visits

Summer Camps: Golf

Beginning Golf................................ 88 Summer Junior Golf Camp............... 88 The First Tee Par Level Golf Program............................. 88 The First Tee Pee Wee Golf Program............................. 88 The First Tee Player Level Golf Program..................... 88

Summer Camps: Just for Teens

Baby Animal Day Camp................... 80 Basketball II: Mini-Camp.................. 82 Blackberry Carnival Days................. 80 Camp Up, Up and Away.................. 80 Cheer/Poms Mini-Camp................... 80 Circus Camp for Kids....................... 80 Discovery Craft Camp...................... 80 Fishing Camp for Kids..................... 80 Kids Can Cook Camp...................... 80 Lil’ Pint Hoops: Mini-Camp.............. 81 Lil’ Sluggers: Mini-Camp.................. 82 Parent Tot Sports: Mini-Camp.......... 82 Pint-Size Pond Camp....................... 81 Pioneer Day Camp........................... 81 Pioneer Day Camp II........................ 81 Pioneer Toy Camp........................... 81 Pioneer Weaving Camp................... 81 River Critters .................................. 81 Tiny Kickers: Mini-Camp.................. 82 Wild Artists..................................... 81

Summer Camps: No Child Left Inside

Animal Olympics............................. 90 Animals on Stage............................ 90 Aquatic Investigations..................... 90 Buggin’ Out.................................... 90 Nature’s Neighbors......................... 90 Outdoor Explorers........................... 90 Spineless Wonders........................... 90 Summer Camp at Blackberry Farm... 90

East Aurora Boys Basketball Camp... 86 Basketball Camp............................. 86 Summer Camps: Performing Arts Middle School Basketball Camp....... 86 Melody Makers Voice Camp............. 88 Co-Ed Youth Basketball Camp.......... 86

Summer Camp: Skateboarding Summer Camps: For Little Ones Skateboarding Rippers Camp........... 86

Air Classics Museum of Aviation.... 116 American Pickers/Mississippi River Distillery Tour, Iowa.......... 119 Behind the Scenes Tours................ 116 Chicago School of Flower Design... 117 Cubs vs. Houston Astros................ 117 Cubs vs. New York Mets................ 117 Fun Fridays.................................... 115 Gardeners on the Go..................... 117 Grand Old Milwaukee.................... 116 Green Chicago: An Eco-Urban Adventure............... 115 Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie....... 115 Honor Flight Welcome Home at Midway..................... 116 Hornbaker Gardens and Sherwood Antique Mall, Princeton............ 117 Isle of Capri, Iowa......................... 118 Jumer’s Casino at Rock Island........ 118 Lake Geneva Ice Cream Cruise and Shopping.......................... 119 Mayflower Tours............................ 118 Milwaukee North Shore/ Cedarburg Wine Tasting........... 119 NASCAR GEICO 400..................... 117 Oberweis Dairy.............................. 116 Potawatomi Casino/Bingo............. 118 Retirement Tours........................... 119 Sandwich Opera House and Sandwich Historical Museum.... 115 Senior Celebration at the Art Institute........................ 119 Shedd Aquarium............................ 116 Sporting Events............................. 117 Sports Spectacular......................... 117 The Fields in Crest Hill................... 117 The French Connection.................. 119 Vermillion River Whitewater Rafting.................. 116

Camp Enrichment............................ 89 Kindergarten Camp......................... 89 Summer Camps: Soccer Lunch with Friends.......................... 89 East Aurora Soccer Camp................. 87 Preschool Camp.............................. 89 Phutbol Phenom Soccer Camp......... 87 Soccer Camp................................... 87 Summer Camps: Soccer Camp with the Pros.............. 87 Volleyball Free Community Camps Beach Volleyball.............................. 31 Summer Playgrounds Program......... 78 Summer Camps: Tennis Co-Ed Volleyball.............................. 31 Neighborhood Art........................... 78 Tennis Camp................................... 87 Cyclones Volleyball.......................... 31 Summer Camps: Ultimate Volleyball Fundamentals.................. 31 Summer Camps: General Camps Destination Camp Volleyball Private Lessons................ 31 Parker’s Exploration Camp............... 83 CSI: Red Oak. . ........................... 78, 79 Volleyball Skills & Drills.................... 31 Summer Fun & Games..................... 82 Summer Fun & Games Extension..... 83 Aquatic Adventures Camp............... 79 Swimtastic Summer Camp............... 83 Blackberry Farm Pioneer Camp........ 79 Vacation Activity Camp.................... 82

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Live

Laugh

Learn

2121 W. Indian Trail • Aurora, IL 60506 • P: 630.907.1114 • www.fvsra.org

Live, Laugh and Learn with FVSRA

The Fox Valley Special Recreation Association (FVSRA) provides a diverse range of year-round recreation opportunities to enable individuals with special needs to experience active, healthy and playful lifestyles. FVSRA programs and services focus on:

independence skill development self-awareness community exploration


ee & Fun r F All Summer Long Summer Playgrounds Program Children in Grades 1 to 5 can attend one of four park playgrounds for free structured activities from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Registration is ongoing at park sites from June 11 to July 27. Fearn Playground

Greene Field Park

1600 Hawksley Drive Russell and Illinois Avenue North Aurora Aurora

Phillips Park

Wheatland Community Park

Main Pavilion on Moses Drive 3000 Fox Hill Road Aurora Aurora

No programs on Wednesday, July 4. Phillips Park is in partnership with the City of Aurora.

Nature Programs Roving Naturalist (All ages)

May 19, June 23, July 14, Aug. 4

Garlic Mustard Challenge (Ages 5 & up)

Drop-in Nature Adventures

Summertime Family Fishing

(All ages) June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

(Ages 2 & up) Aug. 11

A Summer Cave Hike (All ages)

Bug Fest (All ages)

June 3, Aug. 18

NeiChildren ghborhood Art Extravaganza Camp in Grades 1 to 5 will draw, paint, craft

May 26

and create in these free camps. Registration is ongoing at park sites.

Mondays, June 11 to July 16

Aug. 25

Concerts in the Park Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Don’t forget your lawn chairs or blankets! For concert updates, visit foxvalleyparkdistrict.org.

Yorkville Big Band June 14 McCullough Park

Smokin’ Gunz

June 21 Montgomery Park

Saturday June Band July 5 Montgomery Park

Special Events Flower Power Planting Parties May 12

Afternoon Tea at the Greenhouse May 18

Bug Fest Aug. 25

Jonathan Devin and New Country July 19 Montgomery Park

Aurora American Legion Band July 26 McCullough Park

August

August 2 McCullough Park

Butterfield Park 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Simmons Park 1 to 3 p.m.

Tuesdays, June 12 to July 17 Spring Lake Park 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Wednesdays, June 13 to July 18 Cherry Hills Park 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tanner Trails Park 1 to 3 p.m.

Thursdays, June 14 to July 19 Blackberry Trail Park 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Blackberry Farm Family Fun Museum Days The Huntoon House, One-room School House, Weaver’s Cabin and Blacksmith Shop at Blackberry Farm are open to families for free from 9:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m. on: June 1  •  June 11  •  July 4  •  July 24  •  August 9  •  August 23 Groups of 15 or more should call 630-892-1550 for more information.


Visit us online at foxvalleyparkdistrict.org 101 W. Illinois Ave. Aurora, IL 60506

SPECIAL EVENTS Summer 2012

May Spring Into Fashion Fashion Show and Luncheon Prisco Community Center May 4 Junior Theater: ‘Beauty IS a Beast’ Prisco Community Center May 5 and 6 Flower Power Planting Parties Blackberry Farm, Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center, Splash Country Water Park May 12 Afternoon Tea at the Greenhouse Lincoln Park Greenhouse May 18 Community-wide Garage Sale Prisco Community Center Parking Lot May 19 Sheep to Shawl Blackberry Farm May 19 Perform It Series Showcase: ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ Prisco Community Center May 23

June

Mid-American Canoe & Kayak Race June 3 Splash Bash Splash Country Water Park June 9 Proud To Be an American: A Flag Day Musical Revue Prisco Community Center June 13 Vintage Baseball Game Blackberry Farm June 16 Phillips Fest Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center June 16 Tractor Show Blackberry Farm June 24

July

August

Antique Car Show Blackberry Farm July 1

All-American Girl Birthday Celebration Blackberry Farm August 4

Hoedown on the Farm Blackberry Farm July 6

Back-To-School Family Trivia Blowout Blackberry Farm August 7

Fishing Derby for Kids Blackberry Farm July 14 Summer Stage Presents ‘Footloose’ Paramount Theatre July 20, 21, 22 Model Train Extravaganza Blackberry Farm July 21 to 22

Perform It Series Showcase: ‘The Sound of Music’ Prisco Community Center Golf for Kids Benefit Golf Outing July 24 Orchard Valley Golf Course 80s Prom Party June 25 Prisco Community Center Flashback Decades Cabaret: 60s, 70s & 80s Prisco Community Center June 30

Cinderella’s Ball Prisco Community Center August 8 Miss Heart of the Valley Pageant Prisco Community Center August 11 Fox Valley Amazing Race Prisco Community Center August 11 Bug Fest Red Oak Nature Center August 25

July 25

Concerts in the Park Yorkville Big Band

Saturday June Band

Smokin’ Gunz

Jonathan Devin and New Country

McCullough Park June 14

Montgomery Park June 21

Montgomery Park July 5

Montgomery Park July 19

Aurora American Legion Band McCullough Park July 26

August

McCullough Park August 2

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Fox Valley Summer Activity Guide 2012  

Fox Valley Summer Activity Guide 2012

Fox Valley Summer Activity Guide 2012  

Fox Valley Summer Activity Guide 2012

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