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Facility Information Redmond Recreational Complex The Edge II Ice Arena 735 East Jefferson Street Bensenville, Illinois 60106 630-766-8888

Water’s Edge Aquatic Center The Edge I Ice Arena 545 John Street Bensenville, Illinois 60106 630-766-8888

Table of Contents Staff Information

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Map of Facilities

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Membership Information

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Public Skate

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Bensenville Theatre Sundae’s Too 7 Redmond Recreation Complex

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Chicago Steel

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Aquatics Programs

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Skating Programs

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Hockey Programs

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Teen Center

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Community Events

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Bensenville Park District

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Registration Form

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Village Trustees

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Green-Teen Zone Bensenville Teen Center 302 West Green St. Bensenville, Illinois 60106 630-694-1809


Gary Thorsen Director of Recreation &Community Programming 630-670-1692 gthorsen@bensenville.il.us

Susan D’Aquila Figure Skating Director 630-594-1107 sdaquila@bensenville.il.us

Carol Marin Front Desk Manager Registrar 630-766-8888 cmarin@bensenville.il.us

Michael Murray Aquatic Director 630-594-1413 mmurray@bensenville.il.us

Steve VandenBranden Grounds Supervisor 630-670-1714 svandenbranden @bensenville.il.us

Todd Finner 630-594-1142 tfinner@bensenville.il.us

Bill Moreth Facilities Manager Edge Ice Arenas 630-766-8888 wmoreth@bensenville.il.us

Gina Sullivan Concessions Manager 630-670-1774 gsullivan@bensenville.il.us

Sonia Rivota Maintenance Manager 630-766-8888 srivota@bensenville.il.us

Hockey Director/Ice Scheduler

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Adventure Course

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Playground

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Edge II Ice Arena on Jefferson

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20 Washrooms

16 Baseball Stadium

15 Pavilion

19 Walking Path

12 Softball Field

11 Basketball Courts (2)

Redmond Lake

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7 Skate Park

2-3 Gazebo

Water’s Edge Aquatic Cen-

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13 Sand Volleyball Courts

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5 Climbing Tower


Water’s Edge – Pool Membership

Public Skate Membership

(includes Aqua-robics classes)

(includes rental skates)

Annual Membership Resident Individual $125 Family $150 Senior $100 Student $100

Non-resident $175 $225 $150 $150

Water’s Edge – Daily Fees

Annual Membership Resident Individual $125 Family $150 Senior $100 Student $100

Public Skate – Daily Fees

(includes Aqua-robics classes) Resident $2.00

Non-Resident $4.00

Non-resident $175 $225 $150 $150

Adult Child Skate Rental

Resident $5.00 $4.00 $3.00

Non-Resident $7.00 $5.00 $3.00

Children Under 3 are FREE!

Adult Drop In Hockey

Public Swim and Skate Membership

$10.00

Stick & Helmet

Parents and kids are invited to bring their own stick, puck, and helmet to the ice and have some good old Non-resident fashioned hockey fun. Adults are required to wear $325 helmets and children are required to wear a helmet $425 with a face mask. Additional protective equipment $275 such as shin pads and elbow pads is recommended. $275

(includes Aqua-robics , and rental skates) Annual Membership Resident Individual $225 Family $275 Senior $175 Student $175

Parent and Child $10.00 Child only (under 12 years) $ 5.00 13 years and older $10.00

Exclusive: $150.00 per hour $10 per lifeguard $25 per hour room rental Non Exclusive: $100.00 for two hours $10.00 per lifeguard $25 per hour room rental

Child Party Admission

$3.00

Child Party Skate Rental

$2.00

Adult Party Admission

$5.00

Adult Party Skate Rental

$3.00

Room Rental $25.00 per hour


The Bensenville Theatre, located in the downtown area of Bensenville, is a two-screen cinema. Each theater holds 130 seats, which allows moviegoers to enjoy recent Hollywood releases in an intimate setting. Entrance to the theater is located in the Sundae’s Too Ice Cream Shoppe. Ticket Price: $4.00 Seniors:$2.00 until 5pm. Birthday Parties If you are looking for a location to host your birthday party or special celebration, join us at the Bensenville Theatre/ Sundae’s Too! Package 1 Movie, 16 oz. Soft Drink and Small Popcorn $7.00 per person + tax Package 2 Movie, 16 oz. Soft Drink, Small Popcorn, plus an After Movie Hot Dog and 16 oz. Soft Drink $8.50 per person + tax Package 3 Movie, 16 oz. Soft Drink, Small Popcorn, plus an After Movie Single Dip Ice Cream and a 16 oz. Soft Drink $9.00 per person + tax Package 4 Movie, 16 oz. Soft Drink, Small Popcorn, plus an After Movie Hot Dog, Single Dip Ice Cream and a 16 oz. Soft Drink $10.00 per person + tax Would you like something different? Contact us for additional options!

Corporate Events Join us for your special celebration! Hold your company’s next business meeting, holiday party or employee training session at the Bensenville Theatre/ Sundae’s Too! Our large screens accommodate power point presentations and videos. We can accommodate a wide variety of special packages for any corporate event. Would you like a catered meal with beverages? We’d be happy to help you out. For more information contact 630-860-1404, ext 2. *Outside food and beverages are not allowed in Sundae’s Too or the Theatre.

School Events and Field Trips The Bensenville Theatre and Sundae’s too is just the place for your school outing or special event. We’d be happy to play your favorite movie and accommodate your students at any time during the day. Just pull up your school bus, drop off your students and enjoy a morning or afternoon of fun! Call us for details at 630-860-1404, ext 2.

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The 88-acre Redmond Recreational Complex houses diverse activities that are continuously upgraded and improved to meet your changing recreational needs.

Climbing Wall - High Ropes Course Are you looking for team building exercises? Take advantage of our climbing wall and high ropes course. Contact 630-766-8888 for pricing and availability.

Park Hours: 7:00 am to Sunset Category Descriptions Youth Resident Serving groups organized as non-profit and comprised predominately (at least 60%) of Bensenville residents. This category would include School Districts 2, 100 and Village sponsored functions. Bensenville Business Sponsored Youth Groups Serving groups organized and sponsored by a Bensenville Business as non-profit and comprised predominately of Bensenville youths. Adult Residents (18 years and older) Serving groups, organizations, and/or individuals comprised predominately (at least 60%) of Bensenville residents. This category will also include Bensenville businesses with 60% employee participation. Non-resident (Youth/Adult) All non-residents of Bensenville Village boundaries. Corporate (Picnics/outings) Non-resident rates apply with per person fee below. Pavilion Up to 50 people ($3.00 for each additional person after 50) Gazebo Up to 25 people ($3.00 for each additional person after 25)

Facility Rental Fees Pavilion

Youth Organization $50.00 per day*

Adult Resident $75.00 per day*+

Adult Non-resident $150.00 per day*+

Gazebo

$25.00 per day*

$50.00 per day

$125.00 per day

Soccer Field

No charge

$200.00 per game** (2 hour limit) East or West Half $150.00 Lights additional $75.00

$250.00 per game** (2 hour limit) East or West Half $175.00 Lights additional $75.00

Baseball Fields

No charge

$125.00 per game** Lights additional $75.00 (2hour 15 minute limit)

$175.00 per game** Lights additional $75.00 (2hour 15 minute limit)

*Deposit of $100.00 required - VISA and MasterCard accepted (Refund will be determined after clean-up) **Tournament pricing available upon request +Corporate rental rates see above


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RUSTY’S PARTY $125 12 tickets Receive 3 tables in Rusty’s Party Pound Receive a visit from Rusty Autographed Chicago Steel puck for birthday boy/girl Rusty’s Kids Club Membership for birthday boy/girl 12 hot dogs 2 pitchers of soda Locker room tour P.A. announcement 2 tickets to a future game Additional tickets $7 Suite upgrades available at a discounted rate

TUNNEL OF CHAMPIONS PARTY $175 Birthday boy/girl plus birthday party line up backstage to high five and cheer on Steel players before the team hits the ice 12 tickets Receive 3 tables in Rusty’s Party Pit Receive a visit from Rusty Autographed Chicago Steel Puck for birthday boy/girl Rusty’s Kids Club Membership for birthday boy/girl 2 18” pizzas 2 pitchers of soda Locker room tour P.A. announcement 2 tickets to a future game Additional tickets $7 Suite upgrades available at a discounted rate

PENALTY BOX PARTY $150 Birthday boy/girl plus birthday party watch warm-ups from penalty box 12 tickets Receive 3 tables in Rusty’s Party Pound Receive a visit from Rusty Autographed Chicago Steel puck for birthday boy/girl Rusty’s Kids Club Membership for birthday boy/girl 2 18” pizzas 2 pitchers of soda Locker room tour P.A. announcement 2 tickets to a future game Additional tickets $7 Suite upgrades available at a discounted rate

PUCK DROP PARTY $200 Birthday boy/girl drops ceremonial puck 12 tickets Receive 3 tables in Rusty’s Party Pound Receive a visit from Rusty Autographed Chicago Steel puck for birthday boy/girl Rusty’s Kids Club Membership for birthday boy/girl 2 18” pizzas 2 pitchers of soda Locker room tour P.A. announcement 2 tickets to a future game Additional tickets $7 Suite upgrades available at a discounted rate

Add an autographed t-shirt for the Birthday boy/girl and 12 Steel goodie bags to any party package for only $20.00!

Games Played At: The Edge Ice Arena - 735 East Jefferson Street - Bensenville, IL 60106 Phone: 630-594-1161 - Fax: 630-594-1112 - www.chicagosteelhockeyteam.com


Pool Admission Fees Adults/Seniors Children 3-18 Children Under 3

The Water’s Edge will be closed the following dates: Resident $2 $2 FREE

Non-resident $4 $4 FREE

Public Swim Times Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm Saturday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm This schedule is subject to change without notice.

September 3, 2012 November 22, 2012 December 24 , 2012 December 25, 2012 December 31, 2012 January 1, 2013 March 2, 2013

Labor Day Thanksgiving Christmas Eve Christmas Day New Years Eve New Years Day Conference Swimming

Pool schedule is subject to change without notice. Registration Guidelines Registration will be accepted at the Edge Ice Arena at 735 E. Jefferson, and the pool deck at 545 John Street. The Edge Ice Arena, will be taking registration from 9 am to 9 pm. Residents of Bensenville will be required to show proof of residence at time of registration. Non residents are welcome to participate in all aquatic programs. Non residents are people who do not pay taxes to the Village of Bensenville. REGISTRATION DEADLINE Class registration deadline is 1 week before the start of class. The Edge Ice Arena is committed to giving our swimmers the highest quality of instruction and taking pride in preparation for class. “Walk-Ins” jeopardize this structure and a $10.00 late fee will be applied. Registration will only be taken if there is class availability, and participants have manager approval.

Aqua-robics The Water’ Edge Aquatic Center offers aqua-robics to participants of all ages. This is a no impact cardio work out designed to help you lose those extra pounds without the stress on your joints. All classes are held in our dive well while you are suspended in the water. Flotation devices are provided. Classes are FREE with your membership, or simply pay the daily entrance fee to join.

Your safety is very important to us, we have many floatation devices available for your use, as well as a highly trained lifeguard staff to ensure safety at the facility.

Refund/Missed Class Policy There will be no refunds or make-up lessons for missed classes. There is a $10 per class withdrawal fee for the cancellation. If a participant must withdraw from classes because of a medical reason, a full or partial refund or credit may be given if proper documentation is supplied at the time of cancellation. All refunds or credits may only be granted if approved by the Aquatics Supervisor. The Water’s Edge Facility The Water’s Edge is located at the Edge Ice Arena 545 John Street. The aquatic facility offers diving boards in a 13-foot diving well, and an 8-lane, 25-yard pool ranging from 5 feet to 6 feet deep. To access this facility, patrons are asked to enter the main entrance of the building and enter the pool through the locker rooms located on the West Side of the building through the bathrooms. The pool cashier is conveniently located on the pool deck for you. All patrons using the facility MUST present and display a valid state issued ID, or Water’s Edge membership card.

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The American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Program The American Red Cross Learn–to-Swim program is designed to give students a positive learning experience. This program teaches aquatic safety skills in a logical progression through six levels of courses. The objective of this program is to teach children to swim and be safe in, on and around the water. Session Dates Fall 1 Fall 2 Winter 1 Winter 2

9/9/12-10/13/12 10/14/12-11/17/12 11/18/12-12/22/12 1/13/13-2/16/13

5 Weeks 5 Weeks 5 Weeks 5 Weeks

Course Descriptions Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills The objective of level one is to help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely. Child must be comfortable without parent in the water. Level 2- Fundamental Aquatic Skills Students who wish to enter this course must have a Level 1 Certificate or must be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in Level 1. The objective of Level 2 is to give students success with fundamental skills. Students learn to float without support and recover to a vertical position. Students also explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to lay the foundation for future strokes. Level 3-Stroke Development Students entering this course must have a Level 2 Certificate or be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in Level 2. Students learn to coordinate the front and back crawl, and learn elements of the butterfly. Level 4- Stroke Improvement Students entering this course must have a Level 3 Certificate or be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in Level 3. In this level students improve their skills and increase their endurance by swimming familiar strokes (front and back crawl) and introduce the fundamentals of the butterfly, side stroke, elementary back stroke, and the breast stroke. Level 5- Stroke Refinement Students entering this course must have a Level 4 Certificate or be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in Level 4. This course develops the coordination and refinement of the strokes. Starts and turns are introduced at this level. Level 6- Swimming and Skill Proficiency Students entering this course must have a Level 5 Certificate or be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in Level 5. In this level we refine all six strokes and prepare the swimmer for competitive swimming. This class includes personal water safety, fundamentals of diving, fitness swimming and lifeguard readiness.

Parent and Child Aquatics Ages 6 months-5 years Resident $50 Non-resident $60 This will help develop swimming readiness by leading parents and their children in water exploration activities with the objectives of having fun and becoming comfortable in the water. Children may not pass through Parent and Child Aquatic lessons until the age of three. (One child per parent) Saturday: 9:00 am-9:30 am

Level 1 and Level 2 Resident $50 Non-resident $60

Saturday:

9:30 am - 10:00 am 10:05 am - 10:35 am 10:40 am - 11:10 am 11:15 am - 11:45 am

Sunday:

9:30 am - 10:00 am 10:05 am - 10:35 am 10:40 am - 11:10 am 11:15 am - 11:45 am


Level 3, Level 4, Level 5 and Level 6 Resident $70 Non-resident $80

Saturday:

Sunday:

9:30 am - 10:15 am 10:20 am - 11:05 am 11:10 am - 11:55 am

9:30 am - 10:15 am 10:20 am - 11:05 am

Private and Semi-Private Lessons Times and dates vary, they are based on your needs and instructor availability. They are available in English, Spanish and Polish. This program is recommended to be done in conjunction with group swim lessons. Please call the Aquatic Director, to set up a swim time and instructor prior to registration. Adaptive Aquatic Lessons. These lessons are designed for those who have mental and or physical limitations. Please contact the Aquatic Director for more information. Team Building, Facility Rentals and Birthday Parties What ever you or your organization is looking for the Water’s Edge Aquatic Center can provide a safe and fun environment. Contact the aquatic director to schedule your teambuilding workshop, pool rental, or birthday party.

11:10 am - 11:55 am Teen/Adult Lesson Resident $60 Non-resident $75 (No lessons 11/22/12, Class will be made up 11/20/12)

Bensenville Wahoo Swim Team Ages: 6-18 Season: 9/24/12-3/2/13

These lessons are for teenagers and adults who wish to learn how to swim. This course follows the American Red Cross Learn-toSwim Program. Thursday: 6:45pm-7:30pm

The Bensenville Wahoo Swim Team is a competitive team designed to develop individual swimming skills while promoting healthy lifestyles and sportsmanship. The Wahoos compete in 10 dual meets per season and are a part of the Northern Illinois Swim Conference.

Diving Lessons Resident $60 Non-Resident $75 (No lessons 11/22/12, Class will be made up 11/20/12)

Practice is Tuesday and Thursday 6:00pm-7:30pm

This class teaches the fundamentals of diving for competition and recreational divers. Class space is limited to 10 participants. Thursday: 6:00pm-6:45pm

Fees: Current Wahoos

$200.00

Residents

$225.00

Non-Residents

$250.00

IHSA swimmers are FREE! All IHSA swimmers can swim free, however must compete in 2 dual meets and the championship. Ask about our multiple swimmer discount! For more information call the WAHOO HOTLINE at 630-594-1413

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POOL RULES AND SAFETY REGULATIONS The Lifeguard(s) on duty are responsible for enforcing the above rules and any additional policies to ensure the safety of all swimmers and staff. Aquatic personnel must be obeyed at all times. Failure to comply with facility rules, written or verbal, may result in removal or revoking of facility privileges. Soap showers are encouraged before entering the pool deck. All oils, lotions, gels, and perfumes must be washed off prior to entering the water. Shoulders length hair must be tied up or in a bathing cap. Street worn shoes are prohibited in pool area and must be removed prior to entering the shower area. Proper swim attire must be worn in the pool AT ALL TIMES (no cutoff, shorts, or cloth diapers). Clothing is allowed OVER proper swim attire but must be grey or white in color. No food, gum, tobacco, or glass containers are allowed in the pool area. Admission to pool will be refused to all persons having any contagious disease or infectious conditions such as colds, fever, ringworm, infections, etc. Persons having bandages, open sores, cuts, etc. are advised not to swim. Any person under the influence of alcohol or exhibiting erratic behavior shall not be permitted in the pool area. Children 6 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water. Children 12 years of age and under must have an adult present. All children not toilet-trained shall wear tight fit rubber or plastic pants over a swim diaper. Spitting, spouting of water, blowing the nose, or otherwise introducing contaminants into the pool is strictly prohibited. No running, roughhousing, or horseplay is allowed in the pool area, except in permitted and supervised water sports. Toys must be soft or non-damaging; Throwing of any object is strictly prohibited. Everyone must clear the pool once the lifeguard has blown the whistle. Non-swimmers must stay in the lap pool only. Child safety seats or strollers are prohibited in the pool area. Inflatable toys are not allowed in either pool; including water wings, inner tubes, etc. Use of starting blocks is prohibited during open swim. Unsafe entry into the lap pool is strictly prohibited, including but not limited to; flipping, jackknives, or diving of any sort. Diving in lap pool is only permitted for competitive swimming and/or training. Jumping and/or standing on flotation devices is prohibited. DIVE WELL RULES AND POLICIES The dive well is closed during open swim hours and may only be opened at a supervisor’s discretion. Only one person on the diving board at a time; individuals must wait their turn on deck. Toys or flotation devices are not allowed in the diving well. (Excluding noodles). Masks or snorkels are not allowed off of the diving board at any time. They are however, allowed for swimming if individuals can properly demonstrate clearing the mask of water, while submerged. Standard goggles are not allowed in the dive well at any time. Divers must exit at corresponding ladder before next diver may take their turn.

The lifeguard(s) on duty are responsible for enforcing the above rules and any additional policies to ensure the safety of all swimmers and staff. The Water’s Edge Aquatic Director and staff reserve the right to close any lap lanes or pool areas at any time.

American Red Cross Health and Safety Programs The Water’s Edge Aquatic Center is proud to offer the following American Red Cross Health and Safety programs: Automated External Defibrillator Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Water Safety Instructor Child and Infant CPR Lifeguard Instructor Standard First Aid Basic Water Rescue CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Safety Training for Swim Coaches Oxygen Administration Pet First Aid and Safety Small Craft Safety: Canoeing and Kayaking Lifeguard Training/First Aid/CPR for the Pro Rescuer This course is designed to train individuals in the skills necessary to save a life around an aquatic setting. All students must attend all class sessions to receive certification, and must pass a pre-course swimming skills evaluation on the first night. This evaluation consists of a 300 yard swim, and retrieving a 10 pound object from 10 feet of water. Any student who does not pass the pre-course session can transfer their registration fee into the learn to swim program. We also offer, by appointment, challenges in the above curriculum. For further information on ARC classes contact the Aquatic Director at 630-670-4665. Scuba Open Water Scuba Certification – Pool & Course Sections - $285 The Water’s Edge Aquatic Center, in conjunction with Learn Scuba Chicago, offer the entry level scuba course: Open Water Scuba Certification. Participants must be 12 years old. The cost includes: · The PADI online eLearning Open Water course – students complete the course work at home on their own schedule. · Pool sessions – 5 pool dives over 3 sessions. Students will be able to select from available pool time offerings and complete the pool dives on their schedule. · Equipment – All scuba gear except for mask, fins and snorkels will be provided. Students must obtain their own mask, fins and snorkel – and can either purchase them independently or from stock available through Learn Scuba Chicago. You will also need a swim suit and a towel is a good idea. Upon completion, the student still needs to complete 4 open water dives. Learn Scuba Chicago offers those classes through the dive park in Kankakee from May through September. Students can also elect to transfer their education to a warm water destination (Florida, Caribbean, etc.) and complete the certification there. Feel free to direct any questions to capt.bob@learnscubachicago.com or (773) 599-DIVE (3483).


Learn To Skate The Edge Ice Arena offers Learn To Skate classes for all ages, beginning from 3 years old to adult and all abilities. Whether you are an aspiring future Olympian or just want to skate for the fun and exercise, there is a class for you. Our experienced, professional figure skating staff is eager to share their knowledge and love of the sport. Reasonably priced classes are offered during the week and Saturdays to accommodate busy schedules. For more information regarding group skating lessons or private instruction, contact the figure skating director. Basic Class Information Detailed class descriptions are available at the front desk. All Learn To Skate classes are held at The Edge Ice Arena John Street. Tots - Beginning skaters between the ages of 3-5 years old. Beginners- Beginner skaters between the ages of 6-10 years old. Pre-Alpha 1 - Skaters ages 6 and older with some skating experience. Instructor approval needed. Alpha - Forward skating skills, stroking and crossovers. Prerequisite pre-alpha or instructor approval. Beta - Backward skating skills, back crossovers, t-stops, and turns. Pre-requisite Alpha or instructor approval. Gamma - Advanced review of above and variety of turns. Pre-requisite Beta or instructor approval. Delta - Advanced review of above, turns, edges, and lunges. Pre-requisite Gamma or instructor approval. Freestyle Levels - Variety of footwork, jumps, spins, varying in difficulty by skill level. Pre-requisite Delta for FS 1, FS 1 for FS 2, FS 2 for FS 3, etc. or figure skating director approval. Teen/Adult - Open to all adults. No skill level required. Instruction is geared toward each individuals ability. Students are encouraged in a non-intimating environment. Synchronized Skating– Synchronized Skating , a fast growing discipline, consists of 8-20 skaters moving as one. Skaters experience teamwork, skills building, and long lasting friendships. Call for more information.

Learn To Skate Basic Information Skate Rental - Figure and hockey skates are available to rent for $2.00 per lesson for Learn To Skate classes and $3.00 for every Public Skate. For your convenience, skate rental punch cards are available for Learn To Skate classes only. Punch cards are non-refundable if lost or stolen. Dress for warmth but no need to bulk. Light jackets or sweatshirts are usually fine. Pants or sweatpants are preferred, no snow pants or snowsuit. GLOVES ARE A MUST. Helmets are optional. Skaters progressing to freestyle levels are required to wear figure skating attire, no jeans permitted. Classes meet once a week, but you may enroll in more than one class . Most classes run 40 minutes. Tot classes are 30 minutes of instruction and 10 minutes of fun time. Parents only are permitted to join them on the ice during this time (skate rental fees apply if needed). Classes are held at the John St. Ice Arena, 545 John St. Bensenville, Il 60106. Make-up Policy Make-ups will be permitted ONLY if class spaces allows. Only 1 make-up per session. Skater must obtain a “makeup” slip prior to showing up for class. No class make-ups on the first 2 weeks of a session or last week of a session. NO MAKE-UPS WILL BE PERMITTED DURING THE WINTER SESSION. Refund Policy Refund requests and or credits will be granted only until the end of the second week of classes, less the fee of classes attended. Registration fee is non-refundable. Full refunds and credits will be given only in cases of medical necessity, with a doctor’s note. Registration Fee There is a yearly registration and processing fee of $15.00. Registration fee includes membership to the Ice Skating Institute, the largest recreational figure skating organization in the country (non-refundable). Registration fee will be waived if skater can provide proof of current ISI membership. Copy of card must accompany class registration. REGISTRATION DEADLINE Class registration deadline is 1 week before the start of class. The Edge Ice Arena is committed to giving our skaters the highest quality of instruction and taking pride in preparation for class. “Walk-Ins” jeopardize this structure and a $10.00 late fee will be applied to all walk –in registrations taken less than 24 hours prior to the start of the class. 15


Learn to Skate Fall Session 9/4/12-12/16/12 No Classes: 10/31, 11/3, 11/21, 11/24

Winter Session 1/9/13-3/16/13 Session Includes: Class Instruction once per week and Holiday Exhibition.

Class Fees

Fall

Winter

Tot Beginner Pre-Alpha Teen/Adult Alpha-Delta Freestyle (Wed) Freestyle (Sat)

$150.00 $150.00 $178.00 $150.00 $178.00 $178.00 $206.00

$100.00 $100.00 $120.00 $100.00 $120.00 $120.00 $140.00

Learn to Skate Classes at a Glance Tot Classes (ages 3-5) and Beginner (ages 6-10) - 30 min Wed. 4:00 - 4:30 pm Wed. 4:40 - 5:10 pm Sat. 10:20 - 10:50 am Sat. 11:00 - 11:30 am Pre-Alpha 1 & 2 Classes - 40 minutes Wed. 4:00 - 4:40 pm Wed. 4:40 - 5:20 pm Sat. 10:20 - 11:00 am Sat. 11:00 - 11:40 am Alpha and Beta Classes - 40 minutes Wed. 4:00 - 4:40 pm Sat. 10:20 - 11:00 am Sat. 11:00 - 11:40 am Gamma and Delta Classes - 40 minutes Wed. 4:00 - 4:40 pm Sat. 10:20 - 11:00 am Teen/Adult Class - 30 minutes Sat. 11:00 - 11:40 am Freestyle Classes - 40/50 minutes Wed. 4:40 - 5:20 pm (All Levels) Sat. 8:10 - 9:00 am (FS 1-5) Sat. 9:10-10:00 am (FS 6 and above)

THE EDGE ICE ARENA COMPETITIVE FIGURE SKATING PROGRAM CRYSTAL EDGES FIGURE SKATING CLUB CEFS is open to skater of all levels interested in taking their skating to another level. Skaters represent The Edge at local and national events throughout the year. The Crystal Edges includes individual, small group and synchronized skating teams. Crystal Edges Synchronized Formation Skating Team CE Senior Dance Team *New- CE Junior Dance Team Team Production


SPECIALITY ON AND OFF ICE CLASSES The Edge offers additional classes for those skaters wishing to further their skating education. Classes such as power and edge, advanced skating skills, interpretive skating, ballet and conditioning for skaters are offered throughout the week. Contact Figure Skating Director, Susan D’Aquila, for more information about these advanced programs.

SPECIAL EVENTS December 16, 2012 Annual Holiday Exhibition and Skate with Santa *All skaters enrolled in Fall session participate in exhibition February 2-3, 2013 Annual ISI Mardi Gras Competition June 14--15, 2013 Annual Ice Show & Recital* * Skaters must be enrolled in Winter & Spring Session to participate in June show

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This is not a school sponsored activity

2012 - 2013 Sessions

The Chicago Blues have a great learn to play hockey pro9 classes for only $99.00 gram that is designed for boys and girls ages 4-14 years of age. This program will cover all the basics in order to get Wednesday Class Times: your child to a higher level. The USA Hockey certified directors will cover the following: 5:10-6:10pm Saturday Class Times: 12:30-1:15pm

Forward skating, stopping, starting, turns, the proper skating stance and much more.

Players will need the following equipment: Helmet Session 1: Wednesday Clas- with a cage, elbow pads, shin guards, hockey gloves, stick ses and skates (Skate Rental is available)

Wednesday, August 22nd Wednesday, November 7th. Session 1:Saturday Classes Saturday, August 25th Saturday, November 10th

Players will receive one free Blues Jersey per year

If you miss a class: You can make one up on a Wednesday or a Saturday….

Session 2: Wednesday Classes Wednesday, November 14th - You can sign up for: Wednesday only, Saturday only or sign up for both Wednesday, January 30th days….

Session 2: Saturday Classes Saturday, November 17th Saturday, February 2nd

Session already started? You can join even if the session has Already started….

Session 3: Wednesday Classes Wednesday, February 6th Wednesday, May 1st

This program is for: Children who have never skated to children who have only a little experience…….

All classes take place at John St Arena: 545 John St Or Edge Ice Arena 735 East Jefferson St Bensenville, IL 60106

To sign up log onto: www.Chicagoblueshockey.org For registration questions: email RNewburg@Chicagoblueshockey.org All on ice questions: email Breshockey@yahoo.com or call 630.333.2095


This is not a school sponsored activity

2012 - 2013 Season Session 1: Saturday, August 25th Sunday, November 4th

The Junior Blues Hockey Program is a Minor Mite - Pee Wee House League that stresses fun and top-flight instruction in an introductory format with high-quality instruction from USA Hockeycertified instructors. This feeder program places dozens of players each year onto competitive travel hockey teams.

Session 2: Saturday November 17th The Junior Blues house league program is designed to teach all Sunday, February 3rd Session 3: Saturday, February 9th Sunday, May 5th Times: Saturday’s Group 1 / 1:15-2:15pm Group 2 / 2:25-3:25pm

the fundamentals to kids in order to ensure they are ready to become part of the Blues. This is a developmental hockey program that focuses on skating, shooting, passing and all other facets of the game that will prepare your child to move up to the next level. The junior blues program will also play exhibition practices against other youth developmental hockey program to give the kids a taste of competition and playing in other rinks.

Sunday’s The ice slots are broken down on a daily basis as follows: 15 Group 1 / 12:10-1:10pm minutes of skating, 15-20 minutes of station work that will focus Group 2 / 1:20-2:20pm on shooting, passing, skating and various other skills, 15 minutes $275.00 per session All sessions are 9 weeks

of scrimmage time and the final 10 minutes will be back to skating. The program is designed to teach the kids skating, the best way to be a successful player is to be a great skater.

All classes take place at This Program is designed to prepare you to be on a team….. the John St Arena: Session already start? You can join the league in progress 545 John St In Pre-Hockey? You can move up at any time Bensenville, IL 60106

How are the teams broken down? By age and talent Is the program fun? Have fun while becoming a player Can I do 1 day per week? Yes, with directors permission

To sign up log onto: www.Chicagoblueshockey.org For registration questions: email RNewburg@Chicagoblueshockey.org All on ice questions: email Breshockey@yahoo.com or call 630-333-2095

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The Green Teen Zone is a FREE drop-in center for Bensenville Middle School students(grades 6-8).

Our mission is to provide Bensenville Middle School students with a safe place to go after school and create a supervised environment in which the students can be engaged in positive, affordable activities to build character, reinforce education and promote healthy development.

The Green Teen Zone is a place where youth can get involved in a number of artistic, educational, and athletic activities that embrace Bensenville’s community values and expectations.

Monday - Friday 3:00pm to 7:00pm Thursday 2:00pm to 7:00pm. Free Snack and Supper! www.greenteenzone.ning.com (630) 694-1809


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Village of Bensenville Enrollment Form Phone: 630-766-8888

Edge Ice Arenas Water’s Edge Aquatic Center Fax: 630-594-1143

Name of Parent or Guardian (First & Last) Address: City & Zip: Home Phone: Cell Phone: Email Address: Emergency Contact: Emergency Phone: Health Information: Please list all medical conditions the participant may have including allergies.

Participant Name

Birth Date (mm/dd/yyyy)

Session

Skating Swimming Level Level

Day

Time

Fee

$15 ISI Registration Fee (skating only): 5% Amusement Tax (excluding swimming): Total Due:

Credit Check #_______ Cash CALL FOR PAYMENT OPTIONS OR SEND CHECK WITH THIS FORM TO: Edge Ice Arena 735 E. Jefferson Bensenville, Il 60106

Payment Method:

Program Waiver: PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT, SWIMMING AND SKATING EQUIPMENT RENTAL AGREEMENT, RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT YOU ARE ENTERING INTO A CONTRACT WHEREIN YOU MAY BE WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO Sue. TO The Edge Ice Arenas (“Arena”), Water’s Edge Aquatic Center (“Aquatic Center”), the Village of Bensenville, their owners, directors, agents, employees, and/or representatives of the above listed organizations. ASSUMPTION OF RISK: I am aware that ice skating and swimming involve certain inherent risks, dangers and hazards which can result in serious personal injury or death. I am also aware that ice skating arenas and the aquatic center contain potential dangers to the ice skating and swimming public. As such, I hereby freely agree to assume and accept any and all known and unknown risks of injury while participating in ice skating and aquatic center activities. I further recognize and acknowledge that the risks inherent in the sport of ice skating and swimming can be greatly reduced by taking lessons, abiding by the Skater Responsibility Code and the Swimming Responsibility Code (now known as your “Responsibility Code”) and by using common sense. RELEASE AND WAIVER OF CLAIMS AGREEMENT: In consideration of allowing me to participate in the Arena’s Ice Skating programs and the Aquatic Center’s swimming lessons; in consideration of the loan or rental to me of skating and swimming equipment, I hereby agree to the fullest, and extent permitted by law as follows: 1. TO ACCEPT FOR USE AS IS any equipment loaned or rented to me and to keep it in my possession at all times. 2. TO WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS that I have or may in the future have against the Arena and the Aquatic Center, any of the parties named above and/or the Rental Shop and 3. TO RELEASE the Arena, the Aquatic Center and any party named above and/or the Rental Shop from any and all liability for any loss, damage, injury or expense that I may suffer, or that my next of kin may suffer, arising from the ice skating and swimming programs at the Arena and the Aquatic Center and as a result of my participation in the Arena’s ice skating programs and the Aquatic Center’s swimming programs and the use of the equipment loaned or rented to me, due to any cause whatsoever, including negligence of breach of contract regarding the design, manufacture, selection, installation, maintenance or adjustment of the equipment and in the operation, supervision, design, or maintenance of the Arena and the Aquatic Center. ARBITRATION: In consideration of allowing me to participate in the Arena’s ice skating programs and the Aquatic Center’s lessons, and in the consideration of the loan or rental to me of ice skating and swimming equipment, I hereby agree to submit to binding arbitration any and all claims which I believe I may have against the Arena and the Aquatic Center’s, the above named parties and/or the Rental Shop arising from my participation in the Arena’s ice skating programs and the Aquatic Center’s swimming programs and use of the equipment loaned or rented to me. The arbitration shall be pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrators shall apply the Federal Rules of Evidence to all proceedings. Arbitration shall be commenced within one (1) year from the date on which any alleged claim first arose. Further, the arbitration shall be held in the town where the Arena and Aquatic Center is located, unless otherwise mutually agreed to by all parties. The submission to the American Arbitration Association shall be unlimited and the arbitration award may be enforced by any court of competent jurisdiction. BINDING EFFECT OF AGREEMENT: In the event of my death or incapacity, this Agreement shall be effective and binding upon heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators, assigns and representatives. ENTIRE AGREEMENT: In entering into this Agreement, I am not relying upon any oral or written representation other than what is set forth in this Agreement I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT AND I AM AWARE THAT BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT I AM WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE THE ARENA AND THE AQUATIC

Participant Signature:

Date:

(If participant is Under 18 Legal Guardian must sign) Parent/Guardian Signature:

Date:

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Village President: Frank Soto

Trustee: Morris Bartlett

Trustee: Robert Jarecki

Trustee: Martin O’Connell, III

Trustee: Oronzo Peconio

Trustee: JoEllen Ridder

Trustee: Henry Wesseler

Village of Bensenville 12 South Center Street Bensenville, IL 60106 Phone: (630) 766-8200 Registrations will be accepted at The Edge Ice Arena 735 East Jefferson Street Bensenville, IL 60106 Any questions, please contact 630-766-8888


2012 Fall & Winter Program Guide