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37 Parks & Facilities is the KVPD! COMMISSIONERS & STAFF BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Lisa Cooper

Alfred JJ Hollis President

Secretary

Matt Mullady

Dave Skelly

Vice President

Commissioner

Duane Tucker Commissioner

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF Dayna J. Heitz

View this Brochure Online at www.kvpd.com

Executive Director

John Coghlan Attorney

Loren Petrakis-Mueller Director of Marketing

Cheri Williams

Finance Assistant/HR Clerk Payroll Clerk

TABLE OF CONTENTS Commissioners and Staff....................................................4 General Information..........................................................5 Kankakee County Museum/Small Memorial Park...............6 Rentals..............................................................................7 Trips..................................................................................8 Seniors..............................................................................9 Youth Athletics.................................................................10 Youth Programs...............................................................12 Adult Programs................................................................14 Events......................................................................17 – 19 River Run Dog Park/Campground....................................20 Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena.....................................21 – 25 KVPD RecCenter.............................................................26 Adult Athletics.................................................................27 Registration Form.............................................................28 Parks Map........................................................................29

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RECREATION STAFF Melissa Woodard

Superintendent of Recreation

Ariana Padilla

Facility Manager

Brandon Taylor

Program Manager

Brian Leriger

Ice Valley General Manager

Angie Pace-Tousignant

Director of Figure Skating

Ron Jackson

Special Event Manager

FACILITY/MAINTENANCE STAFF Rick Collins Superintendent of Buildings & Grounds

Jim Jaenicke

Ice Valley Maintenance

Eric Gray

Maintenance

Robert Freyman Maintenance

Jim Schopf

Maintenance

Dana Goodrich

Maintenance

Charlie Riner Maintenance

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kvpd information

Mission

The Kankakee Valley Park District exists to acquire, develop, and maintain parks, promote the conservation of natural and historical resources, and provide recreational facilities, programs and services for the benefit of all District residents. The ability to accomplish our mission is made possible through the dedicated efforts of commissioners and staff, the generosity of area residents, a combination of tax dollars, fees, private donations and grants, and by working cooperatively with other governmental and private entities.

Administrative Office

Lost and Found

Items left at Park District programs or events will be kept at the Park District Administrative Office. Items can be retrieved during regular business hours. Items will be kept for 30 days and then donated.

Gift Cards

Give a gift of recreation! Gift cards are good for any Park District program, including bus trips and sports leagues. Gift cards may be purchased at our Administrative Office located at 893 W. Station St., Kankakee or at the RecCenter located at 150 N. Indiana Ave., Kankakee.

Our office is located on the corner of Wall and Court Streets at 893 W. Station St., Kankakee. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 p.m. The office is closed on Holidays.

NSF Checks

Phone Numbers/Web Sites/Email

Refund Policy

Park District Administrative Office....................... 815-939-1311 Splash Valley Aquatic Park.....................815-929-9779 CLOSED Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena.................................. 815-939-1946 KVPD RecCenter................................................. 815-929-1885 Park District fax................................................... 815-933-7338 Park District website.......................................... www.kvpd.com Park District email address................................. info@kvpd.com

Park District Board Meetings

Meetings are held the fourth Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the Bird Park Meeting Room located at 893 W. Station St., Kankakee. Residents are invited to attend to make suggestions or comments to help us improve the programs and facilities we offer.

Kankakee Valley Park Foundation

The Kankakee Valley Park Foundation is organized and operated exclusively for educational, civic and charitable purposes. The Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life in the Kankakee area by assisting in the preservation of open space and enhancing recreation facilities and programs in Kankakee for people of all ages to enjoy.

Americans with Disabilities

The Kankakee Valley Park District desires all its residents,regardless of disabilities, to participate freely in its parks facilities, programs and services and is intent to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The District will analyze and evaluate its parks, facilities, programs and services and take reasonable measures to ensure that people with disabilities are accommodated.

Program/Class Deadlines

Please try to register early for classes to ensure the success of a program. For most programs, a decision will be made 3 days before a class is scheduled to begin. Registering at the last minute may mean that the program has already been cancelled. If you miss a deadline, please call (815) 939-1311 to see if there has been an extension.

Dog Owners

We ask that you follow park and city ordinances. Please keep your pets on a leash at all times and clean up after them. For information on River Run Dog Park see page 27. Thank you for your cooperation.

Grills in our Parks

Groups are allowed to bring grills out to any Park District park. If you bring a charcoal grill, we ask that you take the used charcoal with you and dispose of it on your own. Please do not leave it on the ground or place it any garbage can on site.

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A $50 service charge will be assessed on all checks returned due to insufficient funds. 1. Full refunds will be issued for any program canceled by the Park District. 2. Filling out a refund request does not guarantee a refund. 3. Participants may request refunds for programs up to three business days before the program’s first meeting. In athletic programs and leagues, the program is considered to begin with its first practice. 4. Refunds will be issued via check 7-21 business days once approved. 5. Refunds for trips and contractual programs will only be issued if the spot can be filled from the waiting list. A full refund policy can be found on our website at www.kvpd.com The KVPD facilities and programs are offered on a non-discriminatory basis.

Equal Employment Opportunity The Kankakee Valley Park District prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, sex, ethnicity, religion, and/or individuals with disabilities.

Severe Weather Policy

Programs may be cancelled due to severe weather. Decisions about canceling an event will be made at least one hour before the scheduled start time. If an activity is interrupted by severe weather, a supervisor will stay with the participants until the weather has passed, or the participants have been picked up by a parent/ guardian. Each facility and event has a weather line that can be reached by calling (815) 939-1311, and following the automated attendant instructions.

Instructor Positions/Program Ideas

The Kankakee Valley Park District is expanding our educational and recreational programs. If you have a particular skill, have an idea for a new program, or are qualified to teach various recreational or educational classes, please call (815) 929-1885 ext. 303.

Publicity Photos

The Kankakee Valley Park District takes pictures at its parks, programs and special events for publicity purposes. Please be aware while visiting parks or attending Park District programs, pictures of you and your family may be taken and used for publicity purposes without notification or compensation.

Get Your Picture I.D. at the New RecCenter. . .

If you need a Dog Park pass, you now get them at the new RecCenter located at 150 N. Indiana Ave., Kankakee, IL 60901. The number there is 815.929.1885 and they will get you set up. Once Splash Valley opens you may also get your Splash passes there. If you have your Season Pass from last year, you can simply renew it at any office, no need for us to print a new card.

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kvpd information kankakee county museum

Home of the Kankakee County Historical Society

The Kankakee County Museum campus is located at 801 S. 8th Avenue in Kankakee, IL at Governor Small Memorial Park, which is owned by the Kankakee Valley Park District. Many of these exhibits are changed often, so there is always something new to explore. For more information, please visit www.kankakeecountymuseum.com Museum Hours Museum hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Saturdays 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., For group tours, research visits and special event information please call (815) 932-5279.

Museum Store The Museum Store offers a wide selection of books dealing with local history. Other items such as local postcards, gifts, prints, posters may be purchased at the museum in person or by mail at The Museum Store, 801 S. 8th Ave., Kankakee, IL 60901.

Mission Statement The mission of the Kankakee County Historical Society is to collect, exhibit and interpret the material culture of Kankakee County.

Research

Admission:

Historic Buildings

*Suggested donations: Adults $3, Seniors/Students $2, & Children $1 Tuesdays are FREE. Kankakee County Historical Society Members are FREE!

Research can be done at the Museum. Call or email to make an appointment: (815) 932-5279 or joriewalters.k3museum@gmail.com Dr. Small Memorial Home Taylor School House

Gardens

Column Garden & Let Freedom Ring Garden Small Memorial Park Trail

Kankakee County Museum Exhibits The Story of Kankakee County The Three Governors’ George Grey Barnard African-American Heritage Lillie James (Victorian Life) Civil War A Century of Sports in Kankakee County World War II Post World War II Print Shop Temporary Exhibit: Life in the 1940s & The B17 Flying Fortress (Selle-Agner)

*Subject to change.

Stone Barn Explore and Celebrate the French involvement in the history of the Kankakee River Valley– the first explorers and missionaries; the coureurs de bois and fur traders, and the pioneer settlers from France, French Canada, and Belgium. Today, our French heritage continues to play a distinctive role in our community’s identity.

Location: 165 N. Indiana Ave., Kankakee, IL Hours: 1 – 4 p.m. Free Admission (Donations Appreciated)

A cooperative agreement between the Kankakee Valley, Bourbonnais Township and Limestone Park Districts. RVSRA provides a wide range of recreation programs, trips and events for those with a special need or disability. Stop by the Special Rec. office at 1335 E. Broadway in Bradley, call them at 815-933-7336 or visit their website at rivervalleysra.com.

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rentals Building and Pavilion Rentals The Kankakee Valley Park District has buildings and pavilions for rent. Our facilities can accommodate groups of any size; whether you are hosting a birthday party, family gathering, class reunion, wedding reception, bridal/baby shower, or school function, we have the perfect place for you. Call us at 815.929.1885 for availability of your date or to tour a facility. All buildings and pavilions are located in Kankakee and Aroma Park.

BUILDING

CAPACITY

RENTAL FEE

DEPOSIT

300 Bridge St. Aroma Park

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$175

$300

Beckman Park (Air Conditioning)

90

$200

$300

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$200

$300

300

$460

$450

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Hourly charge $40/$50

$300

Goselin Park (Air Conditioning)

1605 Cobb Blvd.

Pioneer Park (Air Conditioning) 750 N. Hobbie Ave. Civic Auditorium

Boat Slip Rentals at Beckman Boat Harbor

803 S. Eighth Ave.

Registration for new renters opens May 1st!

150 N. Indiana Ave.

Enjoy the beautiful, scenic Kankakee River without the hassle of moving your boat around all summer. Kankakee’s spacious Beckman Boat Harbor can accommodate boats up to 26 feet long. Each slip rental includes two parking passes (exclusively for the slip renter). The harbor is fenced-in and each renter receives their very own key to the locked gate. Proof of boat registration and insurance is required at time of rental. Space is limited, so hurry in today! Residency is determined by boat registration. Registration: begins April 1 for 2017 Boat Slip Renters; begins May 1 for new renters. Fee: 20 ft. or less $425 (Resident) $525 (Non Resident) 21 to 26 ft. $450 (Resident) $550 (Non Resident)

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PAVILION

Beckman Park 1605 Cobb Blvd.

Bird Park (By Playground) 893 W. Station St.

Bird Park (By Boat Launch) 893 W. Station St.

Cobb Park Cobb Blvd.

Goselin Park 300 Bridge St. Aroma Park

Boat Launch Parking Passes

Legion Park

$5 Daily fee – New Machines (paid at machine in desired parking lot)

S. Sixth Ave. & W. Hickory St.

$10 for Resident Season Pass (May – October) $55 for Non-Resident Season Pass (May – October) **Season Passes available for purchase at Bird Park, 893 W. Station St., Kankakee, (815) 939-1311 ext. 700., or at our RecCenter 150 N. Indiana Ave., (815)929-1885 ext. 301 **Vehicle Registration is required at time of purchase for each vehicle requiring a Season Pass.

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McBroom Park S. Tenth Ave. & W. VanMeter St.

Old Fair Park N. Indiana Ave. & N. Harrison Ave.

Pioneer Park 750 N. Hobbie Ave.

Potawatomi Park Aroma Park

Railroad Bridge Park Aroma Park

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$75

$15 ea.

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trips

Four Winds Casino

Join the KVPD as we travel to Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, Michigan. Get in the action by playing Keno or one of their 60 table games that include Blackjack, Craps, Crazy Four, Let It Ride®, Mini and Midi Baccarat with Dragon Bonus, Roulette, Three Card Poker™ , and Pai Gow Poker. If you like to play slots you will not be disappointed with their choices of over 3,000 slot machines. You can pick and choose from slots that start at a penny or slots that go up to $100. Your fee for this trip includes transportation, $15 instant slot credit, and a $10 food credit at the casino. Valid I.D.’s are required when attending the Casino. Please register by February 27.

This Could Be You!

Departure Location: Q  uarry Building at Bird Park

(small building across from pavilion)

Ages: 21 and up Fee: $32 Min/Max: 30/54 Dates: Day: Depart: Return: Code: March 17

Wed.

8:00 a.m.

5:30 p.m.

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The Shades of Ireland Trip From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast, experience all of the charms of Ireland on this magical tour of the Emerald Isle. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle. Visit the new House of Waterford Crystal factory. Choose from a selection of Killarney’s best restaurants with our Diner’s Choice program. See the Atlantic from the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. Have coffee and scones at a working farm. Explore Dublin with a local guide – either by foot or on a panoramic city tour – it’s your choice! See beautiful Killarney from your seat on an Irish jaunting car. Journey to historic Blarney Castle, lean back and

Chicago Flower and Garden Show

kiss its famous stone! Enjoy a rousing night of traditional Irish

Gear up for spring with a trip to the Flower and Garden Show. See beautifully designed gardens by master gardeners and horticulture design specialists. Come see over 200 garden related exhibitors including a teaching garden where you can get tips to improve your own garden. The Flower and Garden Show is located at Navy Pier in Chicago. Please register in advance. Deadline March 1. Departure: Quarry Building at Bird Park,

entertainment accompanied by a hearty dinner. Travel the Ring

Ages: 18 and up Fee: $42 Min/Max: 15/26 Dates: Day: Depart: Return: Code:

Brandon Taylor the Program Manager at 815-929-1885 ex. 304.

(small building across from pavilion)

March 14

Tues.

8:00 a.m.

5:30 p.m.

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of Kerry, one of the world’s most beautiful coastal routes. Meet an Irish family during a visit to a working Irish farm. Sample homemade tea and scones while they explain their everyday life. Behold the spectacular beauty of the Cliffs of Moher. Overnight on the grounds of a castle and experience old Ireland at its finest. This is presented by Collette Travels and the KVPD! For more information please visit www.kvpd.com and select Trips, or call

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seniors Tai Chi In-a-Chair

Developed with the input and guidance of medical specialists, yoga teachers and Tai Chi teachers, this therapeutic routine features gentle stretching, moderate movement, and healthful breathing. The techniques are designed to improve stamina, balance, and flexibility. Most of the routine is performed while seated, and if possible, a simple Tai Chi Form is taught standing. Appropriate for all ages and abilities, the form has been featured internationally, presented at national and regional wellness events, and is recommended by many doctors and physical therapists. Instructor: Gary Paruszkiewicz Location: Civic Auditorium Ages: All Fee: $5 Min/Max: 4/22

Date:

Day: Time:

Jan 3 – Feb 6 Tues. Feb 21 – March 28 Tues. April 10 – May 16 Tues.

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

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Afternoon of Relaxation:

Come to the Recreation Center for an afternoon of relaxation! Home Bound Healthcare will be here with fully licensed Massage Therapists and staff to perform a therapeutic chair massage and a foot spa as well. You will not want to miss out. Please register in advance. Instructor: Home Bound Healthcare Location: RecCenter, 150 N. Indiana Avenue, Kankakee Ages: 55 and up Fee: $2 Min/Max: 1/12

Date: Feb. 1

Day: Time:

Wed.

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Code:

151400-01

Code:

151402-01 151402-02 151402-03

Early Morning Walking Join us at the RecCenter from 8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Monday through Friday for a little bit of exercise

Senior Bingo

~ It’s FREE! ~

On the fourth Wednesday of every month, the RecCenter will be hosting to play dime bingo games and offering a few special prizes to winners. Come join us on these mornings of fun games and conversation. Coffee will be provided and participants may bring snacks. Pre-registration is required.

Gentle Adaptive Yoga

Traditional yoga honors people’s stage in life and physical challenges. This class does that with gentle, breath centered movement, breathing exercises and meditation. Suitable for the over 50 crowd and those coping with illness or physical limitations. Anyone can benefit (NO class on March 15, 22, 29) Instructor: Ruth Leshen Location: RecCenter (150 N. Indiana Ave.), Room 2 Ages: 18 and up Fee: $15 per class Min/Max: 5/30

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Jan. 4 – May. 3

Min/Max: 4/20 Ages: 55+ Fee: 10¢ for (3) Bingo cards each game Location: RecCenter, 150 N. Indiana Ave, Kankakee Dates: Day: Time: Code Jan. 25 Feb. 22 March 22 April 26 May 24

Wed. Wed. Wed. Wed. Wed.

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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Day: Time: Wed.

10:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Beginners Quilting

Participants will learn all about quilt making and receive hands on instructions to begin your own quilt. The instructors are members of the Kankakee Quilt Makers Guild and they have over 50 years of quilting experience and have made over 100 quilts. Bring your sewing machine in and get ready for a new adventure in quilting. A materials list will be given in the first class. Instructor: Patty Kersch, Joanne Fritz, and Janet Lochner of Kankakee Quilt Makers Guild Ages: 18+ Fee: $45 Min/Max: 2/6 Location: RecCenter, 150 N. Indiana Ave, Kankakee

Date:

Day:

Feb 29 – April 4 Tues.

Time:

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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youth athletics

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Youth Basketball League

Showcase your skills this winter at the KVPD Rec Center! Emphasis will be on fundamentals, good sportsmanship, and fun! Teams will meet once a week on for practices and games will be played on Saturday mornings. All players and coaches will receive an award at the end of the season for their participation. We need volunteer coaches and referees to ensure the success of our league. Deadline: January 16, 2017 Location: RecCenter, Gym

Ages: Date:

Day: Time:

6-7 Jan. 16 – Mar. 18 Sat. 8-10 Jan .16 – Mar. 18 Sat. 11-12 Jan. 16 – Mar. 18 Sat. Practice Days: Mon. or Wed.

Fee:

Code:

10:00 a.m. $40.00 164100-01 11:00 a.m. $45.00 164100-02 12:00 p.m. $50.00 164100-03

KVPD Tumblers

Does your child love to tumble? Well, we have the perfect class for you! This class will focus on enhancing and developing the existing skills your child holds, and teach them a routine of movement to thrill the fans. Tumblers will perform for parents on the last day of class. Instructor: Leotis Davenport Ages: 6-12 Fee: $30 Location: RecCenter, Charlton Room

Date:

Jan. 9 – Feb. 27 Mar. 6 – Apr. 24

Bitty Baller’s

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Mon. Mon.

Time:

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Code:

114307-01 114307-02

This is a fun, interactive instructional league for 3 through 5 year olds, accompanied by an adult. Kids learn the basic fundamentals of Basketball and work on motor skills, coordination and teamwork. Adults learn ways to help children practice and continue the development of these skills. Our goal of this program is to conclude classes with a real game the last 3 weeks of class. Location: RecCenter, Gym Fee: $35.00 per child Ages: 3 – 5

Date:

Day

Jan. 12 – Feb. 16 Saturday

Time:

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

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114308- 01

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youth outdoor programs Teen Basketball League

Showcase your skills this winter at the KVPD Rec Center! Emphasis will be on fundamentals, good sportsmanship, and fun! Teams will meet once a week on Sundays for games. We need volunteer coaches to ensure the success of our league. Teams will play a total of 7 games. Deadline: January 15, 2017 Location: RecCenter, Gym Ages: 13-15

Date:

Day: Time:

Jan 14 – Feb 25 Sat.

Fee:

TBD

$55.00

Code:

134100-01

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Horseback Riding Lessons

Students will be introduced to horse basics and safety. They will learn how to approach their horse in its stall, put its halter on, groom, and saddle their horse. In addition, students will learn about basic horse and equipment care. Long pants and shoes with a heel are necessary for safety and comfort. Riding helmets are required and will be provided. Instructor: Kim Selby & Wellspring Riding Academy Staff Location: Skyview Farm, 57 S. 8000 W. Rd., Kankakee Ages: 7 and up Fee: $100 Min/Max: 1/4 Dates: Day: Time: Code: March 16 – April 1 Thurs. 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 121800-01 April 27 – May 25 Thurs. 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 121800-02

For the Scouts

Troops do you need help getting your badges? We can help! Give us a minimum of 4 troops, what you would like to learn and we can design a program for you. Fees will vary depending on the type of activity desired. Give us a call at 815-929-1885 for more information.

Taekwondo for Tiny Tigers

Karate for Kids & Adults Taekwondo This class is for children and adults and is sure to strengthen your child’s discipline, confidence, concentration, and self-control. Learning the Korean martial art form is known as Songahm taekwondo is a fun and beneficial opportunity. Basic techniques including punching, kicking forms, and self-defense are taught in this class. Uniforms are required. You can purchase one at ATA. This is a great activity for parents to do with their children. Instructor: ATA Black Belt Academy & Karate for Kids Ages: 6 and up Fee: $65 (does not include uniform) Location: 1220 Larry Power Road, Bourbonnais, IL 60914 Deadline: Friday before session begins

Date:

Day:

Time:

Do you want to do something great for your children? Learning the Korean martial art form known as Songahm will help your child develop discipline, confidence, concentration and self-control, all qualities that are important to a child’s growth. Basic techniques including punching, kicking forms, and self-defense are taught in this class. Uniforms are required. You can purchase one at ATA. Each session is an 8 week course; 2 classes per week. Instructor: ATA Black Belt Academy & Karate for Kids Ages: 3-5 Fee: $60 (does not include uniform) Location: 1220 Larry Power Road, Bourbonnais, IL 60914 Deadline: Friday before session begins

Dates:

Day:

Time:

Code:

Jan. 3 – Feb. 24 Tue. & Thurs. 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. 114302-01 Mar. 14 – May 18 Tue. & Thurs. 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. 114302-02

Code:

Jan. 3 – Feb. 21 Tue. & Thurs. 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. 164300-01 Mar. 14 – May 18 Tue. & Thurs. 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. 164300-02

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youth programs

Parent & Tot Gym Time

Parents bring your kids to the RecCenter gym to play and socialize. Socialization is an important process in early childhood development and it’s good for parents too! Toys, games, and equipment will be provided, no pre-registration required just drop in. Location: RecCenter, 150 North Indiana Ave. Ages: 2 – 5 Fees: $1 per child, parents are free

Day:

Tues. – Thurs.

Time:

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Kids night in, Parents night off!

Just want a night out, or maybe even a night off? Bring your kids in for a fun filled evening at the KVPD Rec Center. Let your kids escape while you get some time to yourself! Fun to be had by all!

Age: 7-12 Location: Rec Center Fee: $5 per child Includes: Games, snacks, and more! Min/Max: 12/50 Dates: Day: Time: Code: February 17

Fri.

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

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Homeschool Programs Parents, do you have a specific program you would like your child to learn? Give us a day, time and two guaranteed participants, and we will set up a program just for you! Our programs include biology, life science, nature, environmental education, math, arts and crafts, and physical education. Home school students ages 6-17 can enroll in a variety of customized park district programs. Just let us know your age group, pick a program, day, time and find us a group of participants roughly the same age (may need a minimum of 4-6 for sports). Fees are specific to programs offered: $5 per person for sports, $7-$10 per person for school programs, and $20-$30 per person for arts and crafts programs. Please call 815-929-1885 for more information.

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youth programs 13 Daddy and Daughter Dance It’s your chance to get dressed up! Dads, bring your daughter(s) out for a special night of fun! Capture this special night with a picture of you and your little princess, printed and given out the night of. Light refreshments will be served.

Age: 5–12 Location: Rec Center Fee: $15 per couple, $5 per add’l daughter Includes: Light refreshments & a picture . Min/Max: 20/60 Dates:

February 11

Day: Time: Sat.

6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Code:

121504

Bags Tournament

(Players have to bring their own bags sets.)

Think you and your partner are the best of the best? Come join the KVPD Rec Center is hosting their first ever Bags Tournament. Don’t forget to bring your A game, as you and your teammate will play against some of the best bag tournament players. Think you got what it takes to win it all? Come Sign up! Age: 18+ Location: Rec Center Gym Min/Max: 4/20 Fee: $50 per team Includes: Boards and bags

Dates:

February 10

Day: Time: Fri.

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Code:

144105

Wine & Paint Bring your friends for a relaxing night out. Pick from seasonal paint options and watch how your masterpiece comes together. Bring your own wine.

Min/Max: 10/60 Deadline: January 26 & April 13 Includes: Paint, brushes, canvas, & light snacks. Dates:

Day: Time:

January 27 Friday 6 – 8:30 p.m. April 28

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adult programs Pilates Workshop

Tai Chi for Health - 1

Tai Chi is a slow, harmonious physical fitness system developed in China and now practiced worldwide. Tai Chi for Health has been developed with the guidance of medical professionals around the world. Tai chi is an effective exercise for health of mind and body. For many, it continues as a lifetime journey. Although an art with great depth of knowledge and skill, it can be easy to learn and soon delivers its health benefits. Instructor: Eric Borreson Location: Recreation Center, Charlton Room 150 N. Indiana Avenue, Kankakee Ages: 18 and over Fee: $35 Min/Max: 5/20

Date:

Jan. 4 – Feb. 22

Day: Wed.

Time:

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Code:

141401-01

Pilates is a system of exercises designed to work your entire body as well as challenge your concentration. In this workshop we will first find our core. It is there! Once you can access those muscles, your workouts will become more effective, your posture better and your alignment safer. Next you will be taught a series of exercises that incorporate the Pilates principles of concentration, balance, flow, centering, and breath. Pilates is safe for all bodies, regardless of condition. No experience needed, under 16 needs to be accompanied by an adult. Please bring a yoga mat. Mats will be available to use if you do not have one. Instructor: Melissa Capitano Location: RecCenter, Charlton Room, 150 N. Indiana Ave. Ages: 12 and up Fees: $10 Min/Max: 5/12

Dates: Feb. 11

Days: Sat.

Time:

9:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Code:

141407-01

Total Fitness

Get back to the basics of fitness with our new aerobics class. Come join this fun and energetic class with our certified personal and group trainer, Kim Cole. From beginner to advanced, this class will benefit everyone by utilizing typical step aerobics floor work, body toning, and cool downs. Make this commitment to yourself to ensure a successful New Year’s resolution.

Instructor: Kim Cole Date: Jan. 2 – Jan. 25 Jan. 30 – Feb. 22 Mar. 6 – Mar. 29 April 3 – April 26 May 1 – May 24

Location: Civic Auditorium Day: Mon. & Wed. Mon. & Wed. Mon. & Wed. Mon. & Wed. Mon. & Wed.

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Ages: 18 and over Time:

Fee: $30

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Min/Max: 4/20 Code:

141211-01 141211-02 141211-03 141211-04 141211-05

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Visit Kankakee this Holiday Season with two back-to-back events. You can stop by both in the same trip they are less than one mile apart!

38th Annual Gallery of Trees at the Kankakee County Museum Enjoy an array of decorated trees of which this year’s theme is Christmas through the Decades. There is sure to be plenty of Holiday spirit to thrill everyone of all ages. Ages: All Location: Kankakee County Museum Fee: $2 per person

Date:

Day:

Nov. 28 – Dec. 30 Mon. – Fri. Sat. – Sun. Closed Dec. 24, 25, 26

Time:

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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events Saturday, March 7, 2015 @ KVPD RecCenter, 10 am – 4 pm 150 N. Indiana, Kankakee IL

For more Information or to be a Vendor at this event call 815.939.1311 ext. 711 • Camping Eq uipment

• Boat Show • RVs

• Food • Beer

gC • Kid’s Castin • 16+ Rock Climbing Wall

• Deer Stands

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• Archer y Demos

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Spring Fishing Derby ! y l r t Ea arents Attn. PLimited! s Space i

Get Ou

Kids have a private day of fishing in KVPD’s Bird Park Quarry stocked with trout one week before the event by Illinois Department of Natural Resources. All fish are catch and keep. The NIAA measures and records each catch. Prizes are awarded for the biggest catch by a girl and a boy. Bait will be provided. Participants should bring their own gear. Some poles may be available for loan. Refreshments will be served. Dress appropriately.

Saturday, April 1 8:00 a.m.– Noon. Bird Park Quarry FREE to boys and girls up to age 15. Prizes, refreshments, and fun. For more info contact Ron Jackson at 815-939-1311 x711 or rjackson@kvpd.com

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Winter Fest

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Saturday, January 7, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. 8.00 per person Free for ages 2 & Under Free for 65+ $

Skate with your favorite ice queen, Elsa! Crafts, Mini Skating Lessons, Public Skating, Skating Exhibition, and more! Try Hockey for FREE!

Come try hockey for free! Ice Valley Centre will be hosting a Try Hockey For Free Event sponsored by USA Hockey from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. The recommended ages for this event are 5 – 9 years old. No skating experience is needed for this event. Ice Valley will provide skates, gloves, sticks, and jerseys for the first 30 participants. Skaters are asked to bring a bicycle helmet (or something equivalent). Please plan on arriving at least 15 minutes before the start time to get the participant signed in and sized for equipment.

Ages: 5 – 9 years old Fee: Free Date: February 25th Day: Saturday Time: 3:30 p.m.

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150 N. Indiana Ave. • Kankakee, IL 60901

Plan Your Next Event Here!

Non-for-profit rates available. 150 N. Indiana Ave. Kankakee, IL 60901 815.929.1885

Our gym is available for your next event!

We have venues for Weddings, Birthdays, Gatherings & Events! Give us a Call! Is an official sponsor of the KVPD and proudly sold at our special events and offers catering for our facilities.

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KVPD Public Campgrounds KVPD Public Campgrounds will re-open on May 27, 2017 until Oct. 16, 2017. Make your reservations today!

Open Year Round!

2016 Permit Fees: $35.00 First Dog $20.00 Second Dog $15.00 Third Dog

Dog Park Permits

The Kankakee Valley Park District is proud to offer a two acre dog park for owners and their dogs to enjoy. River Run Dog Park is a secure, fenced-in area where dogs can be unleashed to run freely.

Applicants may register up to three dogs. Permits are valid for one year from the date of purchase. Owners must bring record of vaccinations and rabies shots when registering.

Dog Park Usage

Once a dog park permit is purchased, members can use the dog park year-round during park hours. The dog park may periodically be closed for restoration, mowing, maintenance, or due to weather conditions.

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20 Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena is the home of the, Kankakee Coyotes Youth Hockey Club, Glenwood Figure Skating Club and Kankakee Irish High School Hockey Club. Ice Valley is a family fun zone as well as a competitive ice arena. We have several features to offer including an NHL size rink, arcade, Breakaway Café Concessions, and four private party/meeting rooms. The arena offers programming

Ice Rink Rental Rates call 815.939.1946

for advance and beginning skaters alike, including: learn to

PUBLIC SKATE PRICES for WEEKDAYS*

skate, figure skating, introduction to hockey, drop-in-hockey,

Weekdays-Children 11 and under $4.00/Adults 12 and up $6.00 Weekends- Children 11 and under $5.00/Adults 12 and up $7.00 Skate Rental $3

and freestyle ice sessions. The arena hosts several tourna-

PUBLIC SKATE PRICES for WEEKENDS*

hockey, an annual ice show, and much more!

ments and special events throughout the year, these include: birthday parties, field trips, high school hockey, college

11& under $5; 12& over $7; Skate Rental $3 Mon, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Ice Rink Rental Rates Hourly Rates 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Wed through Fri- 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sat and Sun 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday CLUB SK8- 7:45 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.

Monday-Friday $150 $295

Sat, Sun & Holidays $295 $295

*Dates and times subject to change, please call ahead of time

The Learn to Skate USA program at Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena offers ice skating classes for the beginner, intermediate and advance skater, in both hockey and figure skating. From age 4 through adult, there is something for everyone! The program begins by introducing the fundamentals of ice skating. As skaters progress through the levels, more advanced skills are introduced, allowing skaters to specialize in an area of skating: free skating, dance, pairs and synchronized. Whether you are looking to just learn to basics or skate competitively, The Learn to Skate USA program at Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena has something for you! All classes include skate rental and require skaters to register for a Learn to Skate USA membership ($13.25) at the time of their first registration of the skating season. This may be done at www.learntoskateusa.com. Please bring with you a copy of your membership receipt to the first day of class.

Little Blades 1-4

This unique and fun filled class teaches the fundamentals of skating to children ages 4-5 years of age. Each week, skaters will learn basic balance and skating skills in a themed environment, including a Frozen week, Tot Olympics and Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration! Skaters will develop the coordination and strength necessary to maneuver on the ice independently while incorporating age appropriate on ice activities. All weekly classes are 45 minutes of instructional time. Instructor: Ice Valley Staff

Ages: 4 – 5 year olds Date:

Day:

Jan. 3 – Feb. 14................................................. Tues. Jan. 7 – Feb. 18................................................. Sat. Feb. 21 – April 4............................................... Tues. Feb. 25 – April 8............................................... Sat. April 11 – May 9............................................... Tues. April 15 – May 13............................................. Sat.

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Time:

5:45 – 6:30 p.m. 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

Fee:

$85.00 $85.00 $85.00 $85.00 $60.00 $60.00

Code

115006-01 115006-02 115006-03 115006-04 115006-05 115006-06

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21 Fundamentals of Ice Skating This program introduces the fundamental moves of skating: forward skating, backward skating, stops, crossovers, and turns. Upon completion of the Basic Levels, skaters will have a grasp on the sport, enabling them to advance to the more specialized area of skating: free skating, dance, pairs, hockey, speed skating and synchronized skating. Instructors must strictly adhere to the standards set by the Learn to Skate USA program in order to advance students to the next level. Classes are 45 minutes instructional time once per week and skate rental is included. Skaters are invited to join The Academy any time after the completion of Basic 3.

❑ Basic 1

For the beginner skater! Basic skating skills such as falling down and standing up, gliding and swizzles will be introduced. Instructor: Ice Valley Staff Ages: 6 – 12 years old

Date:

Jan. 3 – Feb. 14 Jan. 7 – Feb. 18 Feb. 21 – April 4 Feb. 25 – April 8 April 11 – May 9 April 15 – May 13

Day: Tues. Sat. Tues. Sat. Tues. Sat.

Time:

5:45 – 6:30 p.m. 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

Fee:

125000-01 125000-02 125000-03 125000-04 125000-05 125000-06

Code: $85.00 $85.00 $85.00 $85.00 $60.00 $60.00

❑ Basic 2

In the second level of the Learn to Skate USA curriculum, skating skills such as backward two foot glides, forward one foot glides and snowplow stops will be introduced. Instructor: Ice Valley Staff Ages: 6 – 12 years old

Date:

Jan. 3 – Feb. 14 Jan. 7 – Feb. 18 Feb. 21 – April 4 Feb. 25 – April 8 April 11 – May 9 April 15 – May 13

Day: Tues. Sat. Tues. Sat. Tues. Sat.

Time:

5:45 – 6:30 p.m. 10:45 – 11:30 a.m. 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. 10:45 – 11:30 a.m. 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. 10:45 – 11:30 a.m.

Fee:

125001-01 125001-02 125001-03 125001-04 125001-05 125001-06

Code:

$85.00 $85.00 $85.00 $85.00 $60.00 $60.00

❑ Basic 3/4

In this combined class, skating skills such as two foot spins, backward one foot glides, stroking and three turns will be introduced. Instructor: Ice Valley Staff Ages: 6 – 12 years old

Date:

Jan. 3 – Feb. 14 Jan. 7 – Feb. 18 Feb. 21 – April 4 Feb. 25 – April 8 April 11 – May 9 April 15 – May 13

Day: Tues. Sat. Tues. Sat. Tues. Sat.

Time:

5:45 – 6:30 pm 10:45 – 11:30 am 5:45 – 6:30 pm 10:45 – 11:30 am 5:45 – 6:30 pm 10:45 – 11:30 am

Fee:

125016-01 125016-02 125016-03 125016-04 125016-05 125016-06

Code:

$85.00 $85.00 $85.00 $85.00 $60.00 $60.00

❑ Basic 5/6

In this advanced skating class, skills such as bunny hops, spirals, lunges and one foot spins will be introduced. Instructor: Ice Valley Staff Ages: 6 – 12 years old

Date:

Jan. 7-Feb. 18 Feb. 25-April 8 April 15-May 13

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Day: Sat. Sat. Sat.

Time:

Fee:

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 125017-01 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 125017-02 11:30 a.m.. – 12:15 p.m. 125017-03

Code:

$85.00 $85.00 $60.00

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22 ice valley centre ice arena ❑ Pre-Freeskate  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

For skaters transiting from the Basic levels to Freeskate levels. Skating skills in this level include ballet jumps, mohawks and edge work. This class replaces Basic 7 and 8 in the old curriculum. Instructor: Ice Valley Staff Ages: 6 – 12 years old

Date:

Day:

Jan. 5 – Feb. 16............................................................. Thurs. Feb. 23 – April 6........................................................... Thurs. April 13 – May 11......................................................... Thurs.

Time:

5:45 – 6:30 p.m. 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. 5:45 – 6:30 p.m.

Fee:

$85.00 $85.00 $60.00

Code:

125025-01 125025-02 125025-03

❑ Freeskate  1–6 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

For skaters transiting from the Basic levels to Freeskate levels. Skating skills in this level include ballet jumps, mohawks and edge work. This class replaces Basic 7 and 8 in the old curriculum. Instructor: Ice Valley Staff Ages: 6 – 12 years old

Date:

Day:

Jan. 5 – Feb. 16............................................................. Thurs. Feb. 23 – April 6........................................................... Thurs. April 13 – May 11......................................................... Thurs.

Time:

5:45 – 6:30 p.m. 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. 5:45 – 6:30 p.m.

Fee:

$85.00 $85.00 $60.00

Code:

125008-01 125008-02 125008-03

❑ Adult  Learn to Skate --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

This program introduces the beginner adult skater to the basics of skating. As skaters advance, new and exciting skills such as jumps, spins, footwork and artistic elements will be introduced. This class also promotes physical fitness and improves balance and coordination while learning proper skating techniques. Divided into six levels, adult skaters will progress at an individual rate while being challenged and motivated Instructor: Ice Valley Staff Ages: 13 and up

Date:

Day:

Jan. 7 – Feb. 18............................................................. Sat. Feb. 25 – April 8........................................................... Sat. April 15 – May 13......................................................... Sat.

Time:

10:00 – 10:45 a.m. 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

Fee:

$85.00 $85.00 $60.00

Code:

145000-01 145000-02 145000-03

❑ Semi-Private  Lessons -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------For skaters who wish to further their skating skills and technique in a semi-private group setting. Skaters will receive a 20 minute private lesson with one of our coaches and 40 minutes of practice time per week. Instructor: Ice Valley Staff Ages: All Ages

Date:

Day:

Jan. 5 – Feb. 16............................................................. Sat. Feb. 23 – April 6........................................................... Sat. April 13 – May 11......................................................... Sat.

Time:

Fee:

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. $100.00 11:30 a.m.. – 12:30 p.m. $100.00 11:30 a.m.. – 12:30 p.m. $72.00

❑P  rivate Lessons ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Private lessons are available for skaters of all ages and skating abilities. Private lessons are available during public skate and freestyle ice times. Please contact Angie Pace-Tousignant for a list of available coaches and times at (815) 939-1946 ex. 235 or by email at atousignant@kvpd.com. Skaters must be enrolled in a class in order to participate in private lessons.

❑ S pecialty Classes -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

For skaters in Pre-Freeskate and up. Each session, a new specialty class will be introduced to the advancing skater to further their technique, grace and poise on the ice each session. Instructors: Ice Valley Staff Ages: 6 – 17

Class:

Edge and Footwork Artistry on Ice Jumps and Spins

Date:

Jan. 7 – Feb. 18 Feb. 25 – April 8 April 15 – May 13

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Day:

Sat. Sat. Sat.

Time:

10:45 – 11:15 a.m. 10:45 – 11:15 a.m. 10:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Fee:

$50.00 $50.00 $35.00

Code:

125024-01 125021-01 125013-01

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24 ice valley centre ice arena The Academy

The Academy is designed to teach skating skills at a faster pace in a small group environment. This seven week training program will provide skaters with a variety of on ice skating instruction as well as the opportunity to develop further mastery of their skills by working in a semi-private or small group. This class is perfect for anyone wanting to perform in ice shows, compete, learn new disciplines in figure skating or wanting to advance through the levels quicker. Academy Bronze is for skaters in Basic 4-6, Academy Silver is for skaters in Pre-Freeskate and Freeskate 1-4 and Academy Gold is for skaters in Freeskate 5-6 and beyond. Instructors: Ice Valley Staff Ages: 6 – 17 Fee: $130.00/$95.00

Class: Date:

Day: Time:

Code:

Academy Jan. 3 – Feb. 16 Tues. 4:45 – 5:45 p.m. 125009-01 Bronze Thurs. 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. $130.00 Academy Feb. 21 – April 6 Tues. 4:45 – 5:45 p.m. 125009-02 Bronze Thurs. 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. $130.00 Academy April 11 – May 11 Tues. 4:45 – 5:45 p.m. 125009-03 Thurs. 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. $95.00 Bronze Academy Jan. 3 – Feb. 16 Tues. 4:45 – 5:45 p.m. 125009-04 Silver Thurs. 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. $130.00 Academy Feb. 21 – April 6 Tues. 4:45 – 5:45 p.m. 125009-05 Silver Thurs. 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. $130.00 Academy April 11 – May 11 Tues. 4:45 – 5:45 p.m. 125009-06 Silver Thurs. 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. $95.00 Academy Jan. 5 – Feb. 18 Thurs. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 125009-07 Gold Sat. 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. $130.00 Academy Feb. 23 – April 8 Thurs. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 125009-08 Gold Sat. 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. $130.00 Academy April 13 – May 13 Thurs. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 125009-09 Gold Sat. 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. $95.00

Girl Scout or Boy Scout Badge Program Earn your skating merit badge at Ice Valley Centre! Your Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts will fulfill the requirements in order to earn the skating badge. Troop/Scout Leaders may purchase their badge following the programs (badges are not provided).

Package A: $10.00/person

• Skate admission and rental • 30 minute skating lesson and 30 minutes of free skating time • Zamboni tour and lesson on how it operates • 30 minute off ice lesson on skating and an activity • Hot Dog, soda and popcorn for each of your guests

Package B: $7.00/person • Skate admission and rental • 30 minute skating lesson and 30 minutes of free skating time • Zamboni tour and lesson on how it operates • 30 minute off ice lesson on skating and an activity • Soda and popcorn for each of your guests

Package C: $5.00/person • Skate admission and rental • 30 minute skating lesson and 30 minutes of free skating time • Zamboni tour and lesson on how it operates • 30 minute off ice lesson on skating and an activity

Ages: All ages • Date: Sept 30 – May 2017 • Day: Sat or Sun • Time: 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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ice valley centre ice arena 25 *NEW* The Hockey Academy League

The Hockey Academy League will meet three times a week. Mondays and Saturdays will cover basic hockey skill sets with Sundays being Game Day! Team jerseys are included in the cost. Full equipment is required for this class. Hockey Bag rentals are available for $25 if needed. AGES: 5 – 14 Fee: $160.00

Date:

Day:

Jan. 2 – Feb. 19 Mon Sat Sun

Time:

5 – 6 p.m. 7:50 – 8:50 a.m. 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Code:

125103

Adult Drop-In Hockey

Come play some rat hockey! Drop-in will be limited to a maximum of 30 players and four goalies, NO EXCEPTIONS. Players must be a minimum of 18 years of age, are required to have full equipment, and sign a waiver at the beginning of each drop-in to be eligible to participate. This is a scrimmage style drop-in, no referees will be present, and players are encouraged to play for the spirit of the game. There must be a minimum of 5 people present within the first hour or credit will be given. Fee: $10

Date:

Day: Time:

Jan. 2 – May 8

The Hockey Academy

Does your child want to play the sport of Hockey, but not sure if they are fully ready? Come join the Hockey Academy which will get you the necessary basic skills but at a much faster pace than the ordinary hockey class. This training program will meet twice a week and will cover skating technique, puck handling skills, and game situations so that you will be ready for the big game at the end of the session! The required equipment for the class includes skates, stick and a certified helmet which can be rented at our facility. Fee: $110/Last Session $60

Date: AGES 5 – 9

Day: Time:

Code:

Jan. 2 – Feb. 18 Mon/Sat 4:30-5:30 p.m./7:50 – 8:50 a.m. 125101-01 Feb. 20 – April 8 Mon/Sat 4:30-5:30 p.m./7:50 – 8:50 a.m. 125101-02 April 10 – May 13 Mon/Sat 4:30-5:30 p.m./7:50-8:50 a.m. 125101-03 AGES 10 – 14 Jan. 2 – Feb. 18 Mon/Sat 4:30-5:30 p.m./8:50 – 9:50 a.m. 135101-01 Feb. 20 – April 8 Mon/Sat 4:30-5:30 p.m./8:50 – 9:50 a.m. 135101-02 April 10 – May 13 Mon/Sat 4:30-5:30 p.m./8:50 - 9:50 a.m. 135101-03

Daddy and Me

This program is designed to introduce children ages 3-8 with little or no skating experience to the fun and exciting game of hockey with their parents in a group setting. Parents and children will be able to enjoy bonding time while learning the necessary basic skills needed to play the game of hockey. This class will include 45 minutes of skill development and small area games used to make learning the game of hockey fun for all involved. The required equipment for this class would be skates, stick, and helmet. Rental equipment is available if needed. Fee: $120 Ages: 3 – 8 & Over 18

Date:

Jan. 7 – Feb. 18 Feb.25 – April 8 April 15 – May 13

Day: Time: Sat Sat Sat

10:00 – 10:45 a.m. 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

9:15 – 11:00 p.m.

Adult Hockey League

Ice Valley’s popular adult hockey league is back! The adult league will play on Wednesday nights with each team playing ten regular season games followed by a single elimination playoff to determine the champion. So get a team together and let’s play hockey! All participants must be 18 years of age or older to participate in this league. If you would like to play in the league and can’t find a team you can contact the league coordinator at the Ice Valley Centre for placement on a team. Bring ID’s to check-in. Fee: $2000/Team (Day and times subject to change)

Date:

Day: Time:

Jan. 18 – April 19 Wed 9:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Code:

145201-01

Adult Intro to Hockey

Adult Intro to hockey will focus on skating technique, puck handling skills, and team concepts throughout the class session. So if you are looking to have a good time, and want to develop your skills as a hockey player, Adult intro is the class for you. Helmet, gloves, stick and skates are required for this class. Participants must be at least 18 years old. Fee: $50/Last Session $35 Ages: 18 & Over

Date:

Jan. 7 – Feb. 18 Feb. 25 – April 8 April 15 – May 13

Code:

165101-01 165101-02 165101-03

Monday

Day: Time: Sat Sat Sat

7:00 – 7:50 a.m. 7:00 – 7:50 a.m. 7:00 – 7:50 a.m.

Code:

145101-01 145101-02 145101-02

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adult athletics 27 Spring Leagues

Adult Coed Volleyball League

Grab your friends, form a team, and join the fun! Coed 6-on-6 games will be played at the KVPD’s Rec Center. Teams play once a week and conclude the league with a double elimination tournament. Age: 18 and up Location: RecCenter Fee: $270 per team

Dates: Day: Time: Feb. 2 – Mar. 23 Thursday Deadline: Jan. 15, 2017

6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Code:

144305-01

This winter showcase your basketball skills at our KVPD’s Rec Center. Gather your team and register now! Teams will play one game per night for 8 weeks, and a single elimination tournament to end the season. Register early as registration is accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until league is full. Mandatory Captain’s Meeting on Tuesday, Dec 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the Rec Center. Single elimination tournament on March 6, 2017. Age: 18 and up Location: RecCenter Fee: $405 per team

Day:

Jan. 9 – Feb. 27 Mon. Deadline: Jan. 4, 2017

Time:

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Day: Division: Date: Fee: Code: Wed. Mens Thurs. Coed

Registration

Adult Basketball League

Dates:

Teams will play double-headers one night per week for 4 weeks and will end the season with a double elimination tournament. Season will begin the week of April 4, weather permitting. Register early as leagues fill fast. Captain’s meeting will be held at the RecCenter on March 23 at 5:00 p.m. Mandatory rainouts for the Men’s league will be made up on Mon. and rainouts for the Coed league will be made up on Tues. Time: 6 p.m., 7p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m. & 10 p.m.

Code:

144102-01

April 5 $450 144100-02 April 6 $450 144100-03 Deadline: March 19

Max:

16 teams 16 teams

Summer Leagues

Teams will play double header games one night per week and conclude the season with a double elimination tournament. Rain out games will be played at the end of the season and may be made up on different night as your assigned league night. Register early as leagues fill fast. Players are only allowed to play in one division per night. Time: 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m., & 10 p.m.

Day: Division: Date: Fee: Code: Mon Coed Rec

Max:

June 5 $595 244100-08 20 teams

*No more than 5 Thursday night players are allowed on one team.

Tue. Men’s Rec

May 30 $680 244100-04 20 teams

*No more than 5 Wednesday night players are allowed on one team.

Wed. Men’s Comp May 31 $680 244100-05 20 teams *End of the season tournament bracket will be split into two bracket based on records.

Centrue Bank Sports Complex Adult Softball Leagues

More details regarding each league and division. Take advantage and play all 3 seasons (spring, summer, & fall.) Pay $1,445.00 and register for all 3 leagues by March 19 and save! Ages: 16 and up (Under 18 requires parent signature)

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Thur. Men’s Comp June 1 $680 244100-07 20 teams *End of the season tournament bracket will be split into two bracket based on records.

Registration: Deadline: May 2

2017 Fall League

We look forw participation ard to your again this year

!! Questions rega please call the rding leagues KVPD RecCen ter at 815-929-18 85 or email at ath letics@kvpd.c om

Teams will play double headers one night per week with a double elimination tournament. League will start the end of August and play will be on Monday and/or Tuesday. See our summer brochure for more details. Fee: $605 per team

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Kankakee Valley Park District Parks and Facilities 1. Strasma Park (Aroma Park) 2. Potowatomi Park (Aroma Park) 3. *Goselin Park* (Aroma Park) 4. Pearl Park (Aroma Park) 5. Railroad Bridge Park (Aroma Park) 6. Heil Estates Park 7. Heiland Road Park 8. Riverside Community Sports Park 9. LaVasseur Park (behind YMCA) 10. Bird Park 11. K  nights of Columbus Fields (next to Riverside Hospital) 12. Veteran’s Fisherman’s Park 13. Old Fair Park 14. Schuyler Park

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15. Washington Park – Skate Park 16. Alpiner Park (next to St. Mary’s Hosp.) 17. *Pioneer Park 18. Steven Hunter Park 19. Snow Memorial Park 20. Pine Park 21. Kraftdale Park 22. Skyline Park 23. Pierson Parkway 24. Cobb Park 25. Legion Park (Behind On the Rox) 26. *Governor Small Memorial Park 27. McBroom Park 28. *Jeffers Park

29. Kensington Park 30. *Beckman Park 31. Splash Valley Aquatic Park 32. R  iver Road Softball Complex, KVPD Campground, River Run Dog Park, & Pirate Ship Park 33. Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena 34. *KVPD RecCenter (Old Armory) 35. R  iverwood Park (Sun River Terrace) *Building available for rent.

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When Well Can’t Wait… IMMEDIATE CARE is here for injuries, for illnesses, for everyone. Locations: Coal City | 815.634.0100 Dwight | 815.584.2719 East Court | 815.935.9394 Gilman | 815.265.4255

Manhattan | 815.478.4975 Monee | 708.534.7523 FastCare | 815.936.6012

Hours:

Open 364 with extended hours. Download mobile app for individual location hours. Holidays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Closed Christmas Day

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Riverside Immediate Care App for locations, current wait times & more. Available for iPhone and Android

*Seeing patients age - 18months and older

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