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FALL 2019 PROGRAM GUIDE

HABLAMOS ESPAÑOL


SEASON’S HIGHLIGHTS

Table Of Contents General Information 

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Special Events 

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ARC Center Fitness Membership 

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Track / Open Gym / ARC Center Rentals The Treehouse / Birthday Parties

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Preschool / Before & After School Care  11-12 Youth Programs 

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Performing Arts

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Youth Athletics 

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Martial Arts

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Adult Athletics

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Adult Programs / Trips 

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55 & Over Programs 

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Fitness Classes 

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Sección En Español 

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Boo Bash Is Back!

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Additional Facilities / Pavilion Rentals  32-33 Our Parks & Park Map

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Proud Annual Appeal Sponsors

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Board Of Commissioners & Staff 

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General Info & Registration Form  WDSRA

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NEW Fitness Classes

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FALL 2019 Enjoy the colors of the season...

Fall In Love With Nature!

3 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER

Online Anytime - at we-goparks.org In Person - at the ARC Center, 201 W. National St. in West Chicago By Mail - mail your registration form and payment by check to the ARC Center

Fall 2019 Season REGISTRATION INFORMATION

VISIT US ARC Center 201 W. National Street West Chicago, IL 60185

Resident registration begins at on August 1, 2019 Non-resident registration begins August 8, 2019 Questions? Call Our Customer Service Team at 630.231.9474

Hours

M-F 5:30am - 9:30pm | Sa & Su 7:00am - 7:00pm

Holiday Hours - Closed on New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Closed at 1pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Presented by:

Sponsored by:

Saturday, September 21 1:00-7:30pm The Shell at Reed-Keppler Park Special presentations by:

4th Point

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SPECIAL EVENTS

2 years & older - $ 7 pre-registration / $10 at the door / Adults 21 and older are FREE with a paying child

Spooktacular Fun Awaits Jump on your broomstick or float like a ghost to the Recreation Center and enjoy carnival games, crafts, costume contests, glow in the activities and Spooky Story/Sing-A-Long Hayrides and 2 courts of blow-up fitness stations, Pocket Circus Show and more!

Face painting, science stations, glow in the dark tattoos, giant jenga, connect four and tag. Children must be accompanied by an adult. (ML)

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SPECIAL EVENTS Parents, treat yourselves to a night out! Bring your kids for an evening filled of fun in the Treehouse & gym. Kids will enjoy a G-rated movie and cheese pizza for dinner! Children are encouraged to bring pillow & blanket for movie time. All children must be fully toilet trained and out of pull-ups. Parent sign in & out is required. All Treehouse rules apply. Participants must be registered at least 1 week prior.(GR) 3-11 yrs $20/$24 Sa 9/21 3:00-7:00pm 316003-03 F 10/18 5:30-9:30pm 316003-01 F 11/15 5:30-9:30pm 316003-02

Celebrate New Year’s Eve early by making outrageously fun seasonal slime!

DROP &

SHOP

Kids will have the slime of their life decking out their slime with magical mix ins like: Santa’s fluffy beard, confetti, sparkles, snow, scents, and more. Slime themed games too. That’s not all! Class will culminate with a midnight style “balloon drop” resulting in a souvenir storm for all the slime experts. This will be a holiday season to remember. All kids take home the slime they create and souvenirs. Children need to be able to listen well and follow directions independently. This is a drop off class (GR). 6-13yrs $25/$30 F 12/6 4:30-5:30pm 316002-01

Drop N’ Shop

Need to get your holiday shopping done? Drop off your children off for evening filled of fun in the Treehouse & gym. Kids will enjoy a G-rated movie and cheese pizza for dinner while you enjoy a day of stress-free shopping! All Treehouse rules apply. (GR) 2+ yrs $20/$24 F 12/13 5:30-9:30pm 316317-01 F 12/20 5:30-9:30pm 316317-02

Children 2 and older are welcome: A parent or guardian of children who are not potty trained must be available by phone for staff to contact. Participants must be signed up at least 1 week in advance.

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ARC CENTER FITNESS

FITNESS YOUR WAY! NO ENROLLMENT FEE ZERO DOWN 8,000 SQUARE FEET OF FITNESS FEATURING: • Cardio Equipment With Individual Televisions • Ellipticals & Treadmills • Recumbent & Upright Bikes • ARC Trainers • Lateral X • Row Machine • Wide Range of Strength Equipment • Free Weights Resident

Non-Resident

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS:

Membership Options

Annual

Monthly EFT

Annual

Monthly EFT

• Track Usage • Open Gym • Discounted Rates On Select Fitness Programs • Locker Room • Showers / Towel Service • Convenient Monthly Payment Plans • Available Childcare Option

Adult

$255

$24

$319

$30

Couple

$421

$38

$523

$47

Family

$549

$49

$686

$60

Youth (Ages 12-17)

$204

$20

$255

$24

Senior (55 & older)

$204

$20

$255

$24

ARC CENTER

Daily

$8

$10

1 Month Trial

$30

$37

Walking Track

$50

$75

Membership Details: •

All annual and monthly and monthly EFT memberships require a one year commitment. An ongoing membership can be cancelled at any time after the 12 month requirement has been met. If cancelling before the 12 month period, a 2 month cancellation fee will be applied.

Ongoing membership can be paid monthly using a bank debit or credit card or cash.

Youth ages 12-13 must be supervised by an adult 18 and older at all times

Family membership is defined as parents and their unmarried children, 17 and under, residing at the same address and/or unmarried children through the age of 23 who are full time students.

For students under 18 yrs., a parent signature is required before membership is processed.

Fees reflect all holiday closings and a one-week optional closure for maintenance and repairs.

201 W. National St. West Chicago, IL 60185

HOURS OF OPERATION Monday - Friday 5:30am - 9:30pm Saturday - Sunday 7:00am - 7:00pm

For frequently asked questions, visit we-goparks.org

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FITNESS PROMOTIONS & OPEN GYM NEW Fitness Options

& Promotions FITNESS YOUR WAY

ALL INCLUSIVE UPGRADE Have you been wanting to try a new fitness class, or wish you weren’t tied down to a one time option? Consider upgrading your membership to include ALL fitness classes for just $15 a month per member! Enjoy the flexibility of dropping into any class and taking as many as you’d like.

TRIAL MEMBERSHIP New members can take advantage of the one month trial membership. Fall in love with FITNESS YOUR WAY, and we will apply the one month trial amount towards an annual membership.

$5 SEPTEMBER Celebrate our 5 year anniversary with these amazing deals. Throughout the month of September, drop into the fitness center, fitness classes or open gym for only $5 per day!

Anniversary

CASH PAYMENT OPTION

20% OFF ANNUAL MEMBERSHIPS

Now members can take advantage of the monthly payment options without the need for a credit card on file. A 12 month commitment is required.

Take advantage of our first and best deal ever! During Sunday, September 1 through Saturday, September 7. New and existing members can purchase a year membership in full and save 20% off the annual fee

OPEN GYM

Effective September - December 2019

PICKLEBALL

Middle School Mondays/Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm Fridays 3:30-5:30pm Sundays 12:30-2:30pm

50+ yrs * Mondays Thursdays

Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm Fridays 3:30-5:30pm Sundays 2:30-4:30pm Adult Tuesdays 7:00-9:00pm Sundays 4:30-6:30pm Please note: If you are not an ARC Fitness member and you would like to use the courts during non-designated Open Gym times, you must pay the daily facility use fee of $8.

DEALS

FALL 2019

BASKETBALL

High School

5 YEAR

Intermediate-Expert Level (3.5-5.0) 6:00-9:30pm

Novice-Intermediate Level (0-3.0)

6:00-9:30pm

*6 Courts available June - October, 3 Courts available November - May.

18+ yrs Sundays Tuesdays Wednesdays Fridays Families Fridays

Open Play

Couples & Open Play

8:30-11:30am 8:30-11:30am 8:00-11:00am 8:00-11:00am 6:00-9:30pm

Open Play

6:00-9:30pm

Open Play

Open Play

Open Play

FEES

ARC Members Are Free Non-Members (Res/Non-Res) 17 & Under $3/$5 18-49 yrs $6/$8 50+ yrs $3/$5 Families $10/$15 per family

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ARC CENTER RENTALS Looking for a place to hold your next party or event? The ARC may just have the perfect space for you! Whether your group is large or small, we will help you find the right space for you and your guests. Plenty of clean space, a vibrant atmosphere and great staff will compliment your rental needs. Rentals include tables, chairs, AV equipment access, and optional kitchen, Treehouse and/or gym access. ARC Center rentals are available during regular operating hours, weekdays 5:30am-9:30pm, weekends 7:00am-7:00pm. After hour rentals are also available, for more information see below. Stop by the ARC Center to take a tour of the facility and see for yourself the many possibilities that await you. Call 630.231.9474 to talk to our customer service representatives and get personalized assistance to help you book your next event.

Meetings

Family Gatherings

After Hours

Corporate workshops, team planning sessions, and club meetings enjoy the ARC for its state of the art audio visual equipment, flexible room arrangements, carpeted rooms, and optional kitchen access.

Can’t fit your whole group in your living room? No problem! Leave the clean-up to us and host your next family party at the ARC.

Parties can now extend past the ARC’s regular operating hours.

Use our professional, clean setting for your next big meeting!

Keep your Saturday night wedding celebration going past 7:00pm and let us clean up the mess when you’re done!

Bridal showers, birthday parties, retirement send-offs and anniversary celebrations are just a few of the ways your neighbors have already chosen to use our rental facilities.

Give us a call so we can help plan your next night at the ARC!

Add on time in the Treehouse or gym to make your next special event a family affair to remember!

Reserve Your Next Event With Us!

Resident

Non-Resident

After Hour Fees

78 / 50 people

$40 / hour

$65 / hour

$50**

Meeting Room #106

229 /150 people

$125 / hour

$195 / hour

$50**

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$35 flat fee

$35 flat fee

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Kitchen A/V Equipment

$20 flat fee

$20 flat fee

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75 people

$65 / hour

$65 / hour

$50**

Gym Court

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$50 / hour

$75 / hour

$15**

O TH R

E’S

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Treehouse*

Preferred Caterer HAW

Room

N

Capacity / Seating

Meeting Room #105

BACK YA R D B A R & GRILL

1200 W. Hawthorne Lane West Chicago, IL. 60185 630.293.6700

There is a 2 hour minimum on room rentals on weekends. Reservations must be done in person at the ARC Center. Payment due in full at the time of booking. *Treehouse must be rented along with a meeting room and cannot be rented alone. Treehouse time must be between 3:00-5:30pm, as available. **Fee is per hour and additional to normal hourly fees. Serving alcohol is only allowed after hours and must be provided by our preferred caterer.

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HAVE YOUR NEXT BIRTHDAY WITH US!

It’s A Celebration! All birthday party packages are 2 hours in length (which includes 2 hours of access to the Party Room with 1 hour of “play time”). Birthday packages include party attendant, table coverings and clean up for 12 participants, $5 for each additional participant. All parties have a maximum seating capacity of 24 children and 24 adults. Premium Package Rates $185 Residents / $235 Non-Residents Includes 6 pizzas, 4 two-liter drinks and 12 cupcakes ($9 per additional pizza, $12 for 12 additional cupcakes, $3 per additional two-liter soda)

Standard Package Rates $135 Residents / $175 Non-Residents

Treehouse A 4-story indoor playground reserved just for you! Play structures include slides, tunnels, climbing and a toddler play area. Childcare toy area not included. Socks required. Open Gym The options are endless! Enjoy the freedom to use select gym equipment for your choice of sport or activity in one of our amazing basketball courts reserved just for you! Stop by the ARC Center, take a look at our party room, Treehouse and Gym and book your party today! For more information call our customer service team at 630.231.9474 or visit the FAQ birthday party page on we-goparks.org. Parties must be reserved at least one week in advance and paid in full at the ARC Center at the time of booking.

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THE TREEHOUSE

Voted TOP 10

Best Indoor Playgrounds by Kidlist

Drop & Go Your kids will enjoy the many features of the Treehouse while being supervised by staff in a fun environment. This is the perfect way for parents to take a break, work out, run errands or even do some shopping. Drop off required. No fitness membership required. •

Designed for ages 3 mos to 11 yrs

Maximum time per day is 2 hours* See page bottom right for details

24 hour advanced registration required for children under 1 yr

For safety reasons if the maximum capacity has been met, service may be delayed or denied

1:12 staff to participant ratio

There will be no afternoon Drop & Go Services on Thursday, October 31.

Daily Options

Resident

Non-Resident

Stay & Play

$6

$8

Drop & Go

$4*

$6*

Pass Options

Fitness Member

Resident

Non-Resident

Month to Month

$20 - 1st child $10 ea. add’l

$26 - 1st child $13 ea. add’l

$32 - 1st child

$16 - 1st child $10 ea. add’l

$22 - 1st child $13 ea. add’l

$28 - 1st child

$192 - 1st child $120 ea. add’l

$264 - 1st child $156 ea. add’l

$336 - 1st child

Annual EFT Annual Pass Pay in Full

Stay & Play Want to be part of the fun? Kids can enjoy the Treehouse with friends and family. Stay & Play is open to the public. Parents must supervise their children.

$16 ea. add’l $16 ea. add’l $192 ea. add’l

Day

Drop & Go Hours

Stay & Play Hours

Monday

8:30am-12:00pm, 4:30-7:30pm

12:00-4:00pm

Tuesday

8:30am-12:00pm, 4:30-7:30pm

12:00-4:00pm

Wednesday

8:30am-12:00pm, 4:30-7:30pm

12:00-4:00pm**

Participants must be accompanied by someone 16 years of age or older

Thursday

8:30am-12:00pm, 4:30-7:30pm

12:00-4:00pm

Friday

8:30am-12:00pm

12:00-4:00pm

Children 1 yr. or older must pay a daily fee

Saturday

8:30am-12:00pm

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Sunday

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8:00am-12:00pm

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For safety reasons if the maximum capacity of 75 persons has been met, service may be delayed or denied Free to Treehouse pass members

*Fees are per hour. Drop & Go has a two (2) hour limit. 15 minutes after the first hour, you are charged for the full two hours. If you exceed the two hour limit, there is an immediate late fee of $5 per child. An additional $1 per minute/child will be charged thereafter. This fee is due at the time of pick up. At closing hours, if a child has not been picked up after all emergency contacts have been called, the police will be notified.

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PRESCHOOL 2019 - 2020 School Year

Keppler Academy Introduction & Philosophy

The West Chicago Park District’s Keppler Academy Preschool focuses on the developmental needs of children from three to five years old. Keppler Academy is designed to give children the tools and experiences necessary to assure a positive transition to kindergarten. Our program offers a warm, nurturing, and friendly environment where children can explore, create, and flourish. Socialization skills and independence are developed through a variety of daily skills and exercises. Our philosophy is that all children learn through hands-on experiences, exploration, and positive interactions with others. Every child is unique and will develop at their own pace. We foster an environment that will help all children succeed emotionally, physically, and socially. Every child has their own learning style and we give many options to explore and build on those abilities. (GR)

Registration, Payment & Additional Information Registration for the 2019/20 school year began March 1 for residents and March 8 for non-residents. Children must be age appropriate for program by September 1, 2019. There is a $50 fee per child due at the time of registration to secure your child’s place in the program. The fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. Take advantage of our convenient monthly EFT (Electronic Fund Transfer) payment plan where payments are automatically withdrawn from your credit or debit card on the first of the month (September through May). All yearly fees must be paid in full at time of registration. School calendar, supply list, and Parent Handbook will be emailed out to parents as the school year approaches. Keppler Academy is located at 161 W. National Street in West Chicago.

Class Days Times Program Code 3 Year Old AM

Tu,Th

9:00-11:30am

910001-01

3+4 Year Old Combo

Tu,Th

12:00-2:30pm

910001-02

4 Year Old AM

M,W,F

9:00-11:30am

910001-03

4 Year Old PM

M,W,F

12:00-2:30pm

910001-04

Fees

Monthly EFT Payment

Yearly Fee

3 Year Old

$110/$132

$1,040/$1,238

Meet The Teacher Night Students and parents are welcome to meet their teachers, drop off school supplies and take a look around their classroom with their new classmates.

3+4 Combo $110/$132 $1,040/$1,238 4 Year Old

$140/$168

$1,310/$1,562

Day Date Time

Classes

Wed

8/28

5:30-6:15pm

4 Year old AM

Wed

8/28

6:15-7:00pm

4 Year Old PM

Thurs 8/29

5:30-6:15pm

3 Year Old AM

Thurs 8/29

6:15-7:00pm

3/4 Combo PM

Off 2 School This program focuses on preschool preparedness skills such as walking in a line, taking turns, listening, circle time, following directions, sharing and participating in clean-up time. Emphasis is placed on socialization skills as well as building self-confidence and self-esteem. Students do not need to be potty trained, but parents must be available to come back to the ARC center within 20 minutes in case of an accident. Participants must be registered at least 1 week in advance. (GR) 2 yrs 9/16-10/30 11/4-12/18 1/6-2/26 3/2-4/22

Mondays & Wednesdays $130/156 $120/144 $120/144 $120/144

9:00am-11:00am

$130/$156

910002-01* (no class 10/14) 910002-02* (no class 11/25 & 11/27) 910002-03* (no class 1/20, 1/22, 2/17 & 2/19) 910002-04* (no class 3,16, 3/18, 3/30 & 4/1)

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BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL CARE

Before & After School Program FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHIldren IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Our program strives to encourage children in K to 5th grade to laugh, make friends and be active every day. With busy schedules in mind, our program offers flexible scheduling for before and after school providing an experience kids won’t forget!

Before School now available to ALL D33 Schools

Daily Schedule

Program fee structure

Before School D33 D303

Before School - $5.25 per day

After School - $10.50 per day

After School

With a flexible schedule, you pay only for the days you wish to attend*

Scholarship rate available to qualifying families Discounted rates for days off school club &

mini-camps for all Before & After School program participants

FALL Registration available August 1, 2019 NEW You can register for classes available during after school program hours within the ARC Center and our staff will drop and pick up your child from the programs. If you have questions or for more information Contact Recreation Coordinator Jenni Shipp at jshipp@we-goparks.org before registering.

6:30am- Start of School

7:00am - Start of School

School Dismissal - 6:00pm

School Dismissal - 6:00pm

D33 Students Before School - students will be bussed from the ARC Center to their schools. After School - students will be bussed from their schools to the ARC Center five days a week, regardless of number of days enrolled.

Registration Information Visit we-goparks.org or the ARC Center and complete the participant information and registration forms. Registration accepted throughout the 2019-20 school year. *Register by the 15th of the month prior to each desired month of care. Sign up for convenient monthly automatic withdrawal of payments via credit or debit card on the first of the month. Full registration details and instructions available at we-goparks.org

Emergency Pass The Emergency Pass is a great option if you’re ever in a bind. Emergency Passes are valid for the current school year. The Emergency Pass is only available for children who attend Norton Creek Elementary School. All Emergency Pass users must request approval from the Recreation Supervisor by 12:00pm the day of for After School and by 5:00pm the day prior for Before School. Fee: $20 for 1 or $100 for 5

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YOUTH PROGRAMS Tot Rock

Toddler Open Gym

Maracas and clackers and tambourines, too; it’s musical fun just for you! Tot Rock is a unique music and learning program designed specifically for 1 year olds. Each session focuses on a new educational theme that incorporates hand held instruments, sensory integration, coordination exercises, and socialization. Sing, dance and play today! Class held at Pottawatomie Community Center, 8 North Avenue, St. Charles (GR)

Parents, bring your toddlers & enjoy playing during Toddler Open Gym! Select gym equipment will be available to create your own fun! This outstanding, non-structured environment is the perfect time to socialize and make new friends! Parents must supervisor Toddler at all times. Registration must take place 3 days prior to start date. Drop in on Sun 9/1 from 3-5pm to try this out for FREE. (GR).

1 year old with parents

0-5 yrs $12/$15

T 9/10-10/15 T 10/29-12/10 *No class 11/26

$55/$66

9:30-10:10am 316006-01 9:30-10:10am 316006-02*

NEW Sing With Me Your child’s love of music and art combine as we create art inspired by our favorite childhood songs! We’ll sculpt our way through the ABC’s, paint along to the song “Baby Shark,” and even collage that “Little Green Frog” on a real canvas board. Your little artist will be proud to show off these adorable (and musical!) masterpieces. Participants must be registered by 11/1/19. (GR) 18 months-6 yrs with parent T

11/5-11/26

$63/$76

9:30-10:30am 316024-01

Kid Rock Make it a musical day! Kid Rock is a music and movement program designed to stimulate development through interactive play. Fine and gross motor skills are improved through imagination exercises, and by using rhythm instruments and movement props such as tambourines, maracas, scarves and a parachute. Class will be held at the Saint Charles Park District; Pottawatomie Community Center, 8 North Avenue, St. Charles. (GR) 2-3 yrs with parents

$73/$88

T 9/10-10/15 T 10/29-12/10 *No class 11/26

316007-01 316007-02*

10:15-10:55am 10:15-10:55am

Su Su Su Su

9/8-9/29 10/6-10/27 11/3-11/24 12/1-12/22

3:00-5:00pm 3:00-5:00pm 3:00-5:00pm 3:00-5:00pm

316001-01 316001-02 316001-03 316001-04

Home School Open Gym Enjoy some time “off campus” at Open Gym! Select gym equipment will be available for use. This outstanding, non-structured environment is the perfect time to socialize and make new friends! All children under the age of 12 must be supervised by a parent at all times. Participants must be signed up 1 week in advance.(GR) 2-18 yrs $4/$6 Th 9/5-9/26 1:30pm-3:30pm 316005-01 Th 10/3-10/24 1:30pm-3:30pm 316005-02 Th 10/31-11/21 1:30pm-3:30pm 316005-03 Th 12/5-12/26 1:30pm-3:30pm 316005-04

Open Swim Enjoy some time for Open Swim with your family and friends! The shallow end of the pool will be available for use. Participants are welcome to bring any water toys/flotation devices for use Children under 2 yrs are free. Any child not potty trained must wear tightfitter rubber pants over a swim diaper. All Participants must be registered 7 days prior to the start of class. Class held at West Chicago Community High School, Entrance E. Rainout Line ‘swim’ extension will be used for any cancelations due to school closings. (GR) 2+ yrs $45/$54 Su 10/6-11/24 1:00-3:00pm

303008-01

Swim Lessons A perfect way to prepare for the summer season. Whether participants need to learn to swim or just freshen up skills,we ater to all ability levels. To find out which levels to register for, visit we-goparks.org and search for our swim lesson finder; this helpful tool will quickly help you figure out the right level for your swimmer. Indoor swim lessons are held at West Chicago Community High School located at 326 Joliet St. in West Chicago use Entrance E. Participants must be registered at 1 week prior to start date. Session Dates are October 8 through November 26 Lesson Type Group Semi Private Private

Resident

Non Resident

$64 $77 $80 $96 $104 $125

Level

Day

Times

Session #

Minnow

Tu

6:00-6:30pm

303001-01

Guppy

Tu

6:00-6:30pm

303002-01

Guppy

Tu

6:30-7:00pm

303002-02

Seahorse

Tu

6:00-6:30pm

303003-01

Seahorse

Tu

6:30-7:00pm

303003-02

Eel

Tu

6:30-7:00pm

303004-02

Private

Tu

6:00-6:30pm

303000-01

Private

Tu

6:30-7:00pm

303000-02

Semi Private

Tu

6:00-6:30pm

303006-01

Semi Private

Tu

6:30-7:00pm

303006-02

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YOUTH PROGRAMS NEW Paw Patrol Art Class

NEW Glitter & Glow

Ryder says it best, “No job is too big, no pup is too small!” This is your invitation to help us tackle the big job of creating awesome Paw Patrol art! We’ll explore different techniques, styles, and materials to create art inspired by all our favorite rescue pups: Marshall, Chase, Zuma, Skye, and more! Get ready, cause “Paw Patrol is on a roll!” Participants must be registered by 10/1/19.(GR)

What rules supreme in your child’s world? Art projects that glitter or glow-in-the-dark? No need for your child to choose when you sign them up for this art class! We will work with a variety of art supplies including clay, glow-in-the-dark paint, and of course, lots and lots of glitter! The kids will create snow globes that glow-inthe-dark, butterflies that shimmer and glimmer, an Eiffel Tower with stars that twinkle, and so much more. Glitter and glow… here we go! Participant must be registered by 10/11/19 (GR).

18 months - 6 yrs with parent F

10/4-10/25

$63/$76

9:30-10:30am 316023-01

W

NEW Grandparent & Me Cute Christmas Clay Craft Does your grandchild love to get messy with paint and clay? Are they getting excited about Christmas? Then this is the perfect class for them! Grandma (or Grandpa) will create right alongside their grandchild, as they create a larger than life Christmas ornament out of clay and paint. What a great keepsake! Participant must be registered by 12/3/19 (GR). 18 months-6 yrs with grandparent Sa

12/7

$17/$20

9:30-10:30am 316025-01

NEW Hatchimals Doesn’t designing your very own Hatchimal sound like a dream come true? We’ll sculpt and splatter our Hatchimal eggs until they look just like the real thing-- we’ll even create a tiny fuzzy Hatchimal to go inside. Your artist will love using their imaginations to hatch up the cutest Hatchimal sculptures ever! Please pack a nut free snack and drink for your child. Participant must be registered by 12/30/19. (GR) 4-9 yrs $35/$42 F

1/3

5-12 years $63/$76

9:00am-12:00pm 316026-01

10/16-11/6

NEW Diva Glam This glam event is the perfect idea for girls who love to be pampered and feel glamorous. During this workshop, each guest will be treated to a relaxing mini facial, a glam updo style accompanied with a mini manicure. Workshop is led by Pamper Me Pretty Parties. Participants must be registered no later than 11/1. (GR) 7-12 yrs $36/$43 Th 11/7 6:00-7:30pm 316029-01

Magic Class Children are guaranteed to have a great time as they learn a collection of fascinating magic tricks! Amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading, and more. All materials are provided, and each child receives a magic kit to take home. Children can sign up for classes again and again, since new tricks are taught at each session. Class held at Bartlett Park District, 700 S. Bartlett Rd. Bartlett. (GR) 5-12 yrs $20/$24 W T

Learn about the different food groups, and learn to cook something from each group. Each chef will bring home recipe cards and samples of everything they make! Participants must be registered at least 1 week in advance. (GR) 3-7 yrs M M M M M

9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28

Pumpkin Muffins Twice Baked Potatoes Apple Crisp Fun with Veggies Chicken Fingers

8-12 yrs M M M M M

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9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28

$18/$22 per class or $69/$82 for all 5 5:00-6:00pm 5:00-6:00pm 5:00-6:00pm 5:00-6:00pm 5:00-6:00pm

316004-01 316004 02 316004-03 316004-04 316004-05

$18/$22 per class or $69/$82 for all 5

Pumpkin Muffins Twice Baked Potatoes Apple Crisp Fun with Veggies Chicken Fingers

6:30-7:30pm 6:30-7:30pm 6:30-7:30pm 6:30-7:30pm 6:30-7:30pm

316008-01 316008-02 316008-03 316008-04 316008-05

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6:00-7:00pm 316027-01

9/18 11/12

5:00-5:55pm 6:45-7:40pm

316022-01 316022-02


YOUTH PROGRAMS NEW Intro to Programming This course will introduce non-readers or early readers to the concepts of programming with Logo. Using iconic point & click commands to develop math, logic and problem-solving skills as they explore and create a project they can imagine. Participants must be registered by 9/26/19. (GR) 4-7 yrs $68/$82 T

10/1-10/22

5:30-6:30pm 316010-01

NEW Fortnite Fanatic If your gamer can’t get enough Fortnite, we have the perfect class for them. We’ll create art inspired by some of the most popular skins of the game, and we’ll use all the best “mats” of the art world: clay, paint, and so much more. We’ve got Brite Bomber, Durr Burger, and P.A.N.D.A Team Leader... and we’ll even make a NiteLite that really glows-in-the-dark! There will be no need for “heals” of any kind at this class. This is a weapon-free zone, and there will be no depictions of violence in our art. Participant must be registered by 9/20/19 (GR). 5-12 yrs $63/$76 F

9/27-10/18

6:00-7:00pm 316028-01

NEW Video Game Lab Let’s create a game on the PC with Xbox controllers! Using a visual programming language, that students can learn about creativity, problem solving and collaboration. It’s not just about programming. Stretch your imagination to design and build fun-filled, challenging games. Participants must be registered by 10/24/19. (GR) 8-12 yrs $85/$102 T

10/29-11/19

5:30-6:45pm 316011-01

LEGO Robotics Academy The Chasewood Robotics Academy is a comprehensive enrichment program where children learn to design, build, and program robot projects. Using a creative educational approach that supports Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), this class is presented by Chasewood Learning’s teacher led instruction followed by fun, engaging and dynamic activities. The Robotics Academy is a repeatable program where children are placed based on skill and experience. Younger students typically begin with the LEGO Education WeDo system, experienced and older students work with LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robot. Students can move up a level each time they take the class to take on more advanced concepts and activities. Participants must be registered 5 days prior to start of class. (GR) 6-14 yrs $85/$102 M M

9/9-10/14 10/28-12/2

6:40-7:40pm 316306-01 6:40-7:40pm 316306-02

LEGO Engineering Children in this multi-level class learn basic to advanced engineering concepts using the LEGO Engineering system. Models such as powered cars, cranes, and a solar windmill are examples of Chasewood’s teacher- led instruction followed by fun, engaging and dynamic activities. Chasewood Learning provides teacher-led instruction followed by hands-on learning experiences. Students gain skills and confidence through creating, exploring and problem-solving. Participants must be registered 5 days prior to start of class. (GR) 6-14 yrs $85/$102 M

10/28 - 12/2

How to Code Prepare your kids for the future! In this exciting class, children learn programming essentials using MIT’s latest version of the Scratch Programming language. It allows children to program their own interactive stories, games and animations. Scratch programming encourages systematic reasoning, creativity and helps them to work collaboratively. This class is a multi-level program where children are place based on skill and experience. Students move up a level each time they take the class to take on more advanced concepts. Participants must be registered 5 days prior to start of class. (GR) 8-14 yrs

$85/$102

M

316016-01

9/9-10/14

5:30-6:30pm

5:30-6:30pm 316888-01

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YOUTH PROGRAMS

Open to students of all school districts in Kindergarten through 8th grade. Days Off Club offers fields trips, special events, or themed days and will be filled with sports, arts and crafts, group games, Treehouse play, and more. Days Off Club offers care from 9:00am-4:00pm as well as extended care from 7:00-9:00am and 4:00-6:00pm. All registrations are based on program space, staffing, and enrollment. Days Off Club will meet at the ARC Center. Children will need to bring a sack lunch, drink and afternoon snack every day. Sign up no later than the “Register By” date to reserve your child’s spot!

NEW Kids Obstacle Course & Circuit Training Have you ever seen professional athletes practice? They conquer obstacles in no time flat while building strength, stamina and endurance. Now you’ll have a chance to do the same! You’ll run, jump, crawl, navigate ladders, hurdles, and more! Work through team and partner activities to conquer obstacles like the pros! 14+ yrs Instructor: Kelly W. Tu Tu

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9/3-10/29 6:00-7:00pm 11/5-12/17 6:00-7:00pm

308029-01 $41/$54/$72 308029-02 $32/$42/$56

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Programs

Hours

Cost

Days Off Club

9:00am-4:00pm

$35/$42

Extended Hours

7:00-9:00am or 4:00-6:00pm

$5/$7

Date

Theme or Trip

School District

Register By

8/30

Day @ARC Center

D303

8/16

10/11

Day @ARC Center

D303

9/27

10/14

Funway

D33/D303

9/30

11/1

Day @ARC Center

D33

10/18

11/25

Day @ARC Center

D303

11/11

11/26

Day @ARC Center

D303

11/12

11/27

Museum of Science and industry

D33/D303

11/13

11/29

Pajama Day@ the ARC

D33/D303

11/15

12/5

Painted ceramics day @ ARC

D33

11/21

12/6

Day @ARC Center

D33

11/22

12/23

Holiday Party @ ARC Center

D33/D303

12/9

12/27

Enchanted Castle

D33/D303

12/13

12/30

Mini New Years @ the ARC

D33/D303

12/16

1/2

Day @ the ARC Center

D33/D303

12/19

1/3

Reptile Guy @ the ARC Center

D33/D303

12/20

1/6

Day @ the ARC Center

D303

12/23

Youth CPR/AED Class This hands-on class will teach CPR for all ages, choking, and how to use an AED. This course will give you the basic knowledge and skills needed to stay calm, be confident and help save a life in an event of an emergency. Class materials are included. This is not a certification class. Pre-registration is required no later than 11/30. (GR) 8-14 yrs $15/$18 Sa

12/7

3:00-5:00pm 316307-01


PERFORMING ARTS A We-Go Community Theatre Production PerformanceS Thursday, November 21 at 7:00pm Friday, November 22 at 7:00pm Saturday, November 23 at 12:00pm Wheaton Academy Fine Arts Center 900 Prince Crossing Road, West Chicago Tickets $7 in advance | $10 at the door | Run Ticket in advance (all 3 shows) $15* * Advance tickets must be purchased no later than Monday 11/18

AUDITION INFORMATION Audition in one of the following ways: Send in

Drop in

Make an appointment

video audition to jshipp@we-goparks.org no later than Monday, September 9

to the ARC Center on Wednesday, September 11 between 6:30-9:00pm

with the producer for Thursday, September 12 between 6:30-9:00pm at jshipp@we-goparks.org

Audition Guidelines Anyone auditioning must be within the ages of 5 and 18 years old. Participants must fill out an audition packet, these will be available online at we-goparks.org beginning August 1, 2019. Everyone auditioning will sing and dance. An accompanist will be provided. Please do not plan to sing acapella (without music). Bring sheet music to your audition, live accompaniment is preferred.

Registration Fees & Rehearsals $140 residents / $168 non-residents. Fees include the registration fee, costume rental fee, cast T-shirt, and cast party. Will take place 2-4 days per week no absence of any kind will be permitted after October 31st Dress rehearsals/tech week will take place November 18 through 20, 2019. For more information: contact Recreation Coordinator, Jenni Shipp at jshipp@we-goparks.org MARY POPPINS JR. Is presented through special arrangements with Musical Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com

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PERFORMING ARTS DANCE STYLE

DESCRIPTION

Ballet

Generally accepted all over the world as one of the most artistic forms of dance entertainment cherished by people of all ages. Ballet is theatrical entertainment in which dancers, usually accompanied by music, tell a story or express a mood through their movements. The technique of ballet is elaborate and requires many years of training.

Tap

Is rhythmic and fun, Tap Dance strengthens students’ abilities to count and dance in time with music and increases the speed of their foot work. Tap is also a great way to improve coordination in young dancers.

Hip Hop

Fun, quick-paced, and energetic, Hip Hop dance finds its roots in street dancing. Students learn to coordi¬nate movements with music and are encouraged to express themselves as individuals. The boy’s only classes allow the boys to do a more physical type of choreography which includes tricks used in breakdancing.

Jazz

A fun upbeat kind of dance that teaches the students overall coordination and rhythm with funky upbeat music. Jazz dancing is the most commonly used style of dance on television shows, movies, music video and commercials. It is fun and energetic.

Lyrical

A combination of Jazz and Ballet performed to the words of songs that tell a story. The dance becomes the story of the song and the dancers are telling the story through their movements. This is a great form of dance for the dancer that loves to be expressive when they dance.

Poms

Dancers learn upbeat choreography while dancing with poms as seen at many sporting events

NEW

Traditional Mexican dances that emphasize local folk culture with ballet characteristics - pointed toes, exaggerated movements, highly choreographed. Before school transportation provided for District 33 students.

Folkloric Ballet Jr. NEW Small Group

The small group will focus on single techniques per class as well as giving the dancers the opportunity to work on free dance styles and routines.

RECITAL CLASSES Program #

Instructor

Age

Style

Day

Dates

Times

Fee

307000

Hannah

6+

Ballet/Poms

Mon & Wed

9/16-12/4

4:30-5:15

$270/$290

307001

Hannah

6 -12

Boys Only Hip Hop

Mon

9/16-12/2

5:15pm-6:00pm

$135/$145

307002

Hannah

6+

Hip Hop

Mon

9/16-12/2

6:00pm-6:45pm

$135/$145

307003

Hannah

6+

Lyrical

Mon

9/16-12/2

6:45pm-7:30pm

$135/$145

307004

Hannah

5+

Ballet/ Tap

Wed

9/18-12/4

5:45pm-6:30pm

$135/$145

307005

Carolyn

2-3

Baby Ballet

Sat

9/21-12/7

10:00am-10:30am

$145/$155

307006

Carolyn

3-5

Ballet/ Tap

Sat

9/21-12/7

10:30am-11:15am

$145/$155

307008

Carolyn

6-10

Ballet/Jaz

Sat

9/21-12/7

11:15am-12:00pm

$145/$155

307009

Carolyn

6+

Small Group

Sat

9/21-12/7

12:00pm-12:30pm

$145/$155

307015

Loraina

8 -12

Ballet Folkloric

Tue &Thu

9/17-5/28

7:30am-8:15am

$430 or $53.75/ month

*No class november 25-30

NON-RECITAL CLASSES Program #

Instructor

Age

Style

Day

Dates

Times

Fee

307010

Hannah

18 mo.+

Mommy and Me

Mon

9/16-12/2

10:45am-11:15am

$135/$145

307011

Hannah & Carolyn

2-3

Baby Ballet

Mon & Wed

9/16-12/4

11:15am-11:45am

$270/$290

307012

Carolyn

2-4

Story Book Dance

Wed

9/18-12/4

12:15pm-1pm

$145/$155

307013

Hannah

3-5

Bit Bop

Wed

9/18-12/4

5:15pm-5:45pm

$135/$145

307014

Hannah

6+

Dance Medley

Wed

9/18-12/4

6:30pm-7:15pm

$135/$145

*No class november 25-30

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PERFORMING ARTS

Lorena

Carolyn

Hannah

Mrs. Lorena joined District 33 in 2014 and has being teaching elementary children for the past 5 years. Mrs. Garcia finished her master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction last winter and is currently teaching 4th grade dual language. She has run the Ballet Folkloric at Gary Elementary School as part of a committee.

Carolyn started dancing at Elmhurst Park District at the age of 3., turning into a teacher helper at age 12 to Donnie Jo Biddle and Garret Harvey. Carolyn also danced at DuPage Dance Academy where she studied under Miss Anna Baker.

Hannah started dancing at the age of 2 at the Park Ridge Park District and took dance there until she 19 years old. She became a teaching assistant and taught at the District for several years followed by a few more years of participation at Expressions Dance Studio.

Mrs. Garcia enjoys dancing and is proud and eager to teach children traditional Mexican folkloric dance. Mrs. Lorena Garcia is looking forward to engage all students from the community to be part of this traditional dance and to learn more about the Hispanic Culture.

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Carolyn began teaching on her own at age 17. She is certified with Little People Workshop and Dance Masters as well as a certified children’s yoga instructor. Her passion for dance and love for teaching children keeps her motivated as one of the best instructors in the field.

Hannah started at the West Chicago Park District in 2013 as a dance assistant and later became an instructor herself. Hannah loves to teach kids and encourage them to try things they never thought they could do throughout each class.

Kick off the Holiday season with the Annual Snowflake Showcase that is sure to leave everyone with some Holiday Spirit. Recital Details Please join us Saturday December 7th. Dancing starts promptly at 10:30am. Rehearsal Details Participating dancers must attend rehearsal on Friday, December 6th from 5:00-8:00pm Additional information as well as schedules will be passed out closer to the recital. For more information contact: Recreation Coordinator, Jenni Shipp at jshipp@we-goparks.org

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PERFORMING ARTS YOUTH ATHLETICS Boys Fall Baseball Join our Boys Fall Baseball League! Practices for this 8+ game season will begin in August. Grades are as of September 1, 2018. This league will travel for away games. T-shirt and hat are included in registration fees. (JU) Mustang/Minor Bronco/Major Pony

3/4 grade 5/6 grade 7/8 grade

$90/$115 8/20-10/14 304143-02 8/20-10/14 304143-03 8-20/10/14 304143-04

Girls Fall Softball Join our Girls Fall Softball League! Practices for this 8 game season will begin in August. Grades are as of September 1, 2018. This league will travel for away games. T-shirt and hat are included in registration fees. (JU) $90/$115 10U 12U 14U

3/4 grade 5/6 grade 7/8 grade

8/20-10/14 8/20-10/14 8/20-10/14

304142-02 304142-03 304142-04

GET READY FOR YOUR BEST SEASON YET! Softball Pitching & Hitting Clinic Pitching instruction provided by certified coaches to help a player develop skills, proper techniques and mechanics to get ready for the upcoming season. Coaches will help address individual needs such as stride length, arm release, hand position and rotation. Hitting coaches will diagnose batter’s stance, hip rotation, bat angle and hitting field.

9-14 Yrs

10U, 12U & 14U

$100

Program # 304103-01

Saturdays & Sundays

November 9, 10, 16 & 17

12:00-1:00pm

Clinic will be held at the sports performance training facility

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YOUTH ATHLETICS

BASKETBALL LEAGUES HOT SHOTS BOYS LEAGUE League plays with the West Chicago, Warrenville & Winfield Park Districts.

LEAGUES INTER-DISTRICT GIRLS LEAGUE

The 3rd and 4th grade league plays with the West Chicago, Winfield, Geneva and Sugar Grove Park Districts. The 5th through 8th grade league plays with West Chicago, Winfield, Warrenville, St. Charles, Kaneland, Geneva & Batavia Park Districts.

• Both players who have played previously and newcomers to the sport will improve their fundamental skills • Practices are 1 to 2 evenings per week based on coach/facility availability • Games are generally played on Saturday and/or Sunday • T-shirt included

• Special requests are not allowed, i.e. coaches, friends, siblings, practice days • Volunteer coaches are needed, those interested in coaching should call (630) 231-9474 for additional information • Waiting lists will form once the number of participants exceeds the number of coaches • Additional $50 late fee applied to registrations after the registration deadline • Participants must be enrolled in the level that corresponds with their grade, requests to move will not be approved

League Grade Level

Dates

Fee Res/Non-Res

Deadline

Program #

Hot Shots Boys Basketball League 5th-6th Grade

11/4/19 - 2/20/20

$105/$120

Oct. 21

304102-01

7th-8th Grade

1/6/20 - 3/19/20

$105/$120

Dec. 15

304101-01

$105/$120

Dec. 10

304100-01

Inter-District Girls Basketball League 3rd-4th Grade

1/4/20 - 3/15/20

5th-6th Grade

1/4/20 - 3/15/20

$105/$120

Dec. 10

304100-02

7th-8th Grade

11/2/19 - 1/5/20

$105/$120

Oct. 15

304100-03

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MARTIAL ARTS Dragon Tots

Judo (sport): Simple and Basic

Structured on semi-traditional format, emphasizes self-discipline, accountability, goal setting and respect. Participants learn basic techniques utilizing coordination, balance, timing and repetition.

Judo is two individuals who, by gripping uniforms, use forces of balance, power, timing and physics to subdue their opponents. Judo does not use striking techniques of any kind. It’s a purely 3-6 yrs $75/$90 defensive sport, based on other’s aggressive moves. It involves techniques of throwing, grappling, submission holds. It all starts M,W 9/4-10/25 5:15-6:00pm 304603-01 from a standing position and then moves to the ground for M,W 11/4-12/17 5:15-6:00pm 304603-02 submission techniques or to pin your opponent. Promotions are based on competitions from green, brown and black belt ranks. Uniforms are mandatory as are four competitions per year. Great Karate cross training for wrestlers of any age. (JU) 6-60 yrs 5+ yrs $80/$95 Students have the opportunity to earn colored belt ranks at the Tu & F 9/3-10/266 7:15-8:15pm 304609-01 end of the session. Parents may sign up to take the class with their Tu & F 11/5-12/27 7:15-8:15pm 304609-02* child, $15, one parent, one day or $30 one parent, two days. (JU) *No Class 12/24

Beginner A structured and semi-traditional class format that emphasizes self-discipline, accountability, goal setting and respect. Participants will learn basic techniques with an emphasis on coordination, balance, timing and repetition. 6-60 yrs M W M,W M W M,W

9/9-10/21 9/4-10/23 9/4-10/23 11/4-12/16 11/6-12/18 11/4-12/23

6:00-7:00pm 6:00-7:00pm 6:00-7:00pm 6:00-7:00pm 6:00-7:00pm 6:00-7:00pm

$62/$75 304600-01 $62/$75 304600-02 $80/$95 304600-03 $62/$75 304600-04 $62/$75 304600-05 $80/$95 304600-06

Conducted in a structured and traditional format, this class emphasizes self-discipline, accountability, goal setting and respect. Participants will learn basic techniques with an emphasis on flow, power, technique, and transition. Participants will begin learning falls, basic throws, wrist controls, joint locks and advanced forms (Kata). 9/9-10/21 9/4-10/23 9/4-10/23 11/4-12/16 11/6-12/18 11/4-12/23

Japanese class of self-defense with emphasis on empty hand and leg applications. We stress values such as respect, honor and integrity. Jiujitsu is called the gentle hand way. It allows the defender to accept the force from the attacker and turn it back on themselves. This class covers beginner to advanced empty hand self-defense applications, such as joint locks, throws, striking techniques, escapes, wrist controls, and falling both basic and advanced. Throwing is a basic part of jiujitsu and ground work. Most MMA sport techniques are based on combat applications taught by jiujitsu. Uniforms are mandatory after first class. Please see instructor. (JU) 10+ yrs $80/$95

Intermediate

M W M,W M W M,W

Jiujitsu

7:00-8:00pm 7:00-8:00pm 7:00-8:00pm 7:00-8:00pm 7:00-8:00pm 7:00-8:00pm

$62/$75 304601-01 $62/$75 304601-02 $80/$95 304601-03 $62/$75 304601-04 $62/$75 304601-05 $80/$95 304601-06

Tu Tu

9/3-10/22 7:15-8:45pm 304607-01 11/5-12/17 7:15-8:45pm 304607-02

Tai-Chi Tai Chi has been around for over 500 years but it is exploding in the American market! Tai Chi provides a beneficial impact on health through moving meditation. The exercises are easy to do, have low aerobic impact and are done slowly with natural body alignment, movement and breathing. Tai Chi is the practice of kinetics, musculature, skeletal and ligament alignment, moving posture and breathing. Join us if you need a low impact aerobic routine. Please wear loose fitting clothing. (JU) 16+ yrs $70/$85

Advanced This class emphasizes power, flow, timing, balance, focus, intent, transition, breathing, combination techniques, and weapons training. The class stresses self-discipline, goal setting, self defense, and accountability. Participants will learn counter techniques, self defense applications, and intermediate techniques, with an emphasis on coordination, balance, timing, and repetition. M W M,W M W M,W

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9/9-10/21 9/4-10/23 9/4-10/23 11/4-12/16 11/6-12/18 11/4-12/23

8:00-9:00pm 8:00-9:00pm 8:00-9:00pm 8:00-9:00pm 8:00-9:00pm 8:00-9:00pm

$62/$75 304602-01 $62/$75 304602-02 $80/$95 304602-03 $62/$75 304602-04 $62/$75 304602-05 $80/$95 304602-06

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Th 9/5-10/24 7:15-8:45pm 304605-01 Th 11/7-12/26 7:15-8:45pm 304605-02* *No class 11/28

Women’s Self Defense What is self-defense? The ability to change a situation that will put you in a situation of safety before it happens, when it happens and after it happens. This 4 week self-defense class will cover topics such as awareness, situational scenarios, mental preparedness, self-defense scenarios and applications. Please wear comfortable clothing. (JU) 12+ yrs $45/$55 Sa Sa

9/7-9/28 11/2-11/23

10:00 -11:30am 10:00 -11:30am

304611-01 304611-02


ADULT ATHLETICS Pickleball Basics

Adult Drop-in Pickleball

If you are interested in playing Pickleball but don’t know where to start, this drop-in program is for you!! Every Thursday from 6:00-9:30 p.m. the ARC Center offers 50+ Drop-In Pickleball for players 0 (new)-3.0. From 7:00-7:30pm a “Pickleball Basics” workshop will be taught. This workshop will consist of rules, scoring, parts of a pickleball court, how to hold the paddle, serving, forehand and back hand strokes, and beginning strategies. There is no additional cost for the lesson, just pay the drop-in fee, get a paddle from the front desk (or bring your own) and meet in the gym. Instructors will vary each week. For more information contact Recreation Coordinator Mary Lester at mlester@we-goparks.org or 630-231-9474. (ML)

If you haven’t heard of or played Pickleball, you’re missing out on the biggest craze since the Hoola Hoop! Pickleball is traditionally played on a badminton-sized court with special Pickleball paddles and a ball similar to a whiffle ball, but slightly smaller. The lower net and whiffle ball allow the game to be accessible to people of all ages and abilities, while still allowing more competitive players to test their mettle. It was created with one thing in mind: FUN! It is easy to learn and play so, grab a few friends and head to the ARC Center and give Pickle-ball a try! Checkout a paddle at the front desk using your I.D. and meet in the gym. (ML)

Drop In Fees Apply

ARC Members Are Free

50+ yrs $3/$5

Private & Semi-Private Pickleball Lessons

Beginner Pickleball Class Pickleball is a fun sport for all ages and ability levels. Pickleball is good for people new to racquet sports, experienced racquet sport participants, those who love strategy and anyone who just wants to get some exercise. Some of the basic skills that are covered in this class include: posture, ready position, grip/paddle angle, comfort zone, dinks, footwork for dinks, push it forward, keep it low, scoring, two-bounce rule, forehand and backhand shots, third shot drop, lobs, overheads, court positioning, serve and return of serve. Instructor: Jose Sosa. (ML) 18+ yrs Th

9/19-10/24

7:00-8:00pm

$37/$40/$43 301015-01

Intermediate Pickleball Classes Pickleball is a fun sport for all ages and ability levels. Pickleball is good for people new to racquet sports, experienced racquet sport participants, those who love strategy and anyone who just wants to get some exercise. This class will continue to develop and improve the following skills: posture, ready position, grip/paddle angle, comfort zone, dinks, footwork for dinks, push it forward, keep it low, scoring, two-bounce rule, forehand and backhand shots, third shot drop, lobs, overheads, court positioning, serve and return of serve. This will be a skills based class. Instructor: Jose Sosa. (ML) *No class 11/28. 18+ yrs Th

$37/$40/$43

9/19-10/24 8:00-9:00pm 301016-01

Want to move your pickleball game to the next level? This 4 week class will cover advanced pickleball skills and strategies including positioning, tournament play and more advanced shots. Each session must contain 4 players so grab 3 friends and become pickleball pros. This class is only for experienced players who know the rules, basic shots and strategies. Instructor: USAPA National Champion Ken Harris. (ML) M M M M

Don’t have time for a 4 or 6 week class, but still want to improve your game? The ARC Center is now offering private (1 person) and semi-private (2 people) pickleball lessons. Each session is 1 hour long. There are morning, evening, weekday and weekend times. Instructors: Jose Sosa & Ken Harris. (ML) To schedule lessons follow these 3 easy steps: 1. Choose your instructor. 2. Pay for the number of sessions you are interested in. 3. Instructor will call to set-up a session time. Each session is tailored to meet your needs includes drop-in fee for the day. 18+ yrs Private 1 Session

$55/$58/$61

3 Sessions

$150/$159/$168

Semi-Private 1 Session

$65/$68/$71

3 Sessions

$160/$169/$178

Beginning Golf Clinic for Adults This highly demanding program is designed for the relative newcomer to golf. Each session will specialize in putting, chipping, and full swing techniques. Range balls will be provided. Please bring putter and clubs to the first class (if you have one). If you do not have clubs, they can be provided. This class is taught by Dave Erickson, PGA Head Professional at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club in West Chicago. (JU) 16+ yrs $90/$100

Advanced Pickleball Classes

18 yrs & up

For a full listing of days, times and fees, check out the open gym schedule on page 7 of this guide. (ML)

W 7/24-8/14 6:30-7:30pm 204350-01* SU 8/25-9/15 12:00-1:00pm 204350-02* *Rain dates 8/21, 9/22 – No Class 9/1

$49/$52/$55

9/9-9/30 6:00-7:00pm 301017-01 9/9-9/30 7:00-8:00pm 301017-02 10/21-11/11 6:00-7:00pm 301017-03 10/21-11/11 7:00-8:00pm 301017-04

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ADULT TRIPS & PROGRAMS Lincoln Park Zoo

Lunch and a Movie

Jump on the bus as we visit the wildest spot in Chicago, Lincoln Park Zoo. Just minutes north of downtown Chicago, the zoo has been a natural, free oasis for generations of animal lovers, who visit the zoo to hear a lion’s roar echo off nearby apartment buildings, see gorillas climb trees as the Willis Tower looms in the distance, or forget where they are as they immerse themselves in tropical rainforests, dry-thorn forests or spacious savannas. Lunch cost is on your own at the zoo or bring a sack lunch from home. (ML)

Join us for lunch at a different restaurant every month then relax for the afternoon while watching a movie at Charlestowne Cinema in St. Charles, Goodrich Theaters in Batavia, or Stratford Square Cinema in Bloomingdale. Choose between 5-8 different movies that begin and end within a half-hour of each other. Fee includes transportation and movie ticket, lunch cost is on your own. (ML)

50+ yrs $15 Th

9/5

8:30am-4:00pm 311202-01

18+ yrs $13/$16 Szechwan, St. Charles F

9/20

F

10/18

Wandering Tree Estate: A Day with the Train Lady

Olive Garden, St. Charles

Spend the morning exploring scenic railways created by renowned artist and designer Elaine Silets, internationally known for creating famous train gardens and landscapes for more than 20 years. The group will weave paths throughout the 10 acre garden, grounds and 1,400 Square foot museum of the Wandering Tree Estate in North Barrington. This 1 ½ hour walking tour will include: An introduction from the “train lady” herself, the Shabui Garden Railway Japanese water and stroll garden; the Gloree and Triumphant Garden Railway, which includes 1500 feet of linear track, bridges, trestles and a waterfall that flows into a miniature lake and the Railroad Museum. This tour is for steady/moderate walkers who can maneuver on grass and uneven surfaces unassisted; those with walkers and canes may find it too difficult. Lunch follows at BBQ Productions Bar & Grill in Lake Zurich; cost of lunch is on your own. (ML)

F

F

Th

9/19

9:45am-4:00pm 311206-01

Chocolate & Glass Tour Everything we do is experienced with the senses and we’re here to tickle them all - smell, taste, sight, hearing and touch with “chocolate and glass tour”. The adventure begins with the DESSERT-a chocolate tour at the Long Grove Confectionary where we will experience how handmade, gourmet chocolates are produced and packaged and of course spend time shopping at the factory store. Next enjoy lunch at the historic Village Tavern (cost of lunch on your own) this family owned restaurant has been favorite ‘watering hole’ for generations. Of course there will be time for a little shopping in Long Grove before we board the bus for our final destination, Patterson Glassworks. Peter and his staff will talk about his artwork, studio and give the group a glassmaking demonstration. This trip is just in time for the holidays and there will be plenty of unique gifts along the way. (ML) 50+ yrs W

12/4

$23

8:15am-5:00pm 311203-01

The evening will begin with dinner, on your own, at New China Buffet in Glendale Heights. Then sit back, enjoy the ride, as we tour the beautiful holiday lights in the local neighborhoods. Bring your singing voice as staff will lead the group in Christmas carols while we drive along. (ML) 18+ yrs $10/$13 12/17

11:00am-5:00pm

311201-02

11:00am-5:00pm 311201-03

12/20

11:00am-5:00pm 311201-04

CPR/First Aid/AED Do you know what to do in a cardiac, breathing or first aid emergency? The right answer could help you save a life. With an emphasis on hands-on learning, our First Aid/CPR/AED courses give you the knowledge and skills needed to help save a life. Class materials are included. Red Cross certification card is an optional add-on for an additional $50. Certification card will be then issued upon passing completion of course and is valid for 2 year. Pre-registration is required no later than 11/1. (GR) 16+ yrs $40/$48 Sat

11/9

9:00am-2:00pm 316305-01

AARP Driver Safety Course Completing this 8 hour class may qualify you for a 3 year discount on the liability portion of your auto insurance. The class is designed to help participants understand the effect of aging on driving. Please bring your AARP membership card and $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-AARP members, payable to the instructor the first day of class. (ML) 50+ yrs Tu/W Tu/W

9/10 & 9/11 9:00am-1:00pm 11/5 & 11/6 9:00am-1:00pm

311002-01 311002-02

Medicare Made Clear Medicare open enrollment starts October 15th and will end December 7th. Carlos and Mary Pulido are Medicare enrollment specialists and they will be here to do an educational seminar on all your Medicare options, Parts A, B, C, D and Medicare supplements. If you are turning 65 soon or already on Medicare, come join them and ask questions. Pre-registration is required. (ML)

4:00-8:30pm 311204-01

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6:30-8:00pm 311004-01 6:30-8:00pm 311004-02

Rules of the Road If it’s time to re-new your driver’s license or if you’re just looking for a refresher, check this program out. An instructor from the Secretary of State’s office will guide you through this course. (ML) 50+ yrs Free Tu

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311201-01

18+ yrs Free

Local Lights Tour

Tu

11/15

Harner’s, Geneva

18+ yrs $33

11:00 am-5:00pm

On the Border, St. Charles

11/19

1:30-3:30 pm

311009-01


55 & OVER PROGRAMS Line Dancing at Any Age Would you like to dance, but don’t have a partner? No problem! Line Dancing is a pattern of steps done over and over again throughout the course of a song which individuals can do WITHOUT a partner. We’ll dance to country music PLUS other types. All the steps will be thoroughly explained. You’ll develop your inner dancer, gain confidence, & make lifelong friendships in a safe & personal environment. Wear smooth-soled shoes; no experience necessary. Supplemental online instruction available; taught by Dance With Janet. (ML) *No class 10/11 and 11/29. 18+ yrs $50/$60 F F

9/13-10/25* 11/1-12/13*

6:00-7:15pm 6:00-7:15pm

301309-01 301309-02

How to Pay for College Without Going Broke

21+ yrs Free 11/5

55+ yrs

Guard Your Heart

The material in this workshop is updated each year to include the important changes in higher education and how they affect college families. This unique workshop covers little known strategies not covered in regular college planning workshops. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn new strategies available to families for planning, saving, or paying for college-strategies that can save you thousands of dollars while finding the best-fit college for your child. Both parents are encouraged to attend this free, 60-minute seminar presented by My College Planning Team. MUST preregister. (ML) Tu

Each month we gather to chat with our friends, enjoy entertainment, and of course eat. Please RSVP for all social gatherings by registering at the front desk or signing up at a previous social with Mary, so we can be sure to have enough food for everyone! Please bring a dish to pass and your own place setting unless otherwise noted. (ML)

7:00-8:30pm 311006-01

The number 1 killer in Illinois and the Nation at large is heart disease. Presenter Laura Barr from the U of I Extension will address this issue which is both preventable and medically treatable. Learn to recognize warning signs of this disease and lifestyle changes that decrease incidence and increase chances of recovery. Learn to Guard Your Heart”! Sponsored by Healthy West Chicago. Enjoy a healthy heart lunch of soup and salad. Th

9/12

12:00-2:00pm

Fireman Fish Fry

Th

Come to the ARC the second Thursday of the month following our Senior Social for an afternoon of board/card games or bingo. Board/cards games include scrabble, trouble, checkers, pinochle, spades, bunco or any other game the group wishes to play. Have a new game you would like to learn? Ask Mary! Please pre-register for Bingo. Bingo will not be held in October. * Held at Wood Glen Senior Apartments located at 199 North Avenue in West Chicago (The Northwest corner of Route 59 & Route 64) following Senior Social. (ML)

Thanksgiving Feast

$2/$3

TTh 9/12 1:30-3:00pm 311300-01 Th 11/14 1:30-3:00pm 311300-02* Th 12/12 1:30-3:00pm 311300-03

Fremont Firehouse

The Firemen will be frying up the fish once again! Please bring a dish to pass and a place setting, keep in mind that we are feeding the Firemen too! No Bingo after social.

Bingo Game Time

55+ yrs

Free 311100-01

10/10

12:00-2:00pm

Free 311100-02

Gather at Wood Glen to celebrate Thanksgiving. We will provide the turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing gravy, and salad. Bring your favorite holiday dessert or dish to pass. Wood Glen Senior Apartments are located at 199 North Avenue in West Chicago (The Northwest corner of Route 59 & Route 64). Bingo following social. Th

11/14

12:00-2:00pm

$11/$13 311100-03

Holiday Celebration We are celebrating the Holidays with a lovely dinner of herb roasted loin of pork, whipped sweet potatoes, roasted root vegetables with balsamic and honey, steamed corn with butter, and dinner rolls. Please bring a $5 or under gift for a new gift exchange game. You are welcome to bring your favorite holiday dessert to pass, enjoy seasonal entertainment. Th

12/12

12:00-2:00pm

$11/$13 311100-04

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FITNESS AM Boot Camp In these 3 days per week for 8 week program, your goals include: Tone & Strength Muscles, Increase Energy, Improve Agility & Flexibility, Enhance Balance & Reaction Time and Weight Loss. Being fit will impact more than just your body and mind, it will touch your family, community, work and your entire way of life. (KK) 14+ yrs Melissa L. M/W/F 9/4-10/30 5:45-6:45am 308024-01 100/$138/$175 M/W/F 11/1-12/20 5:45-6:45am 308024-02 $88/$121/$154

Yoga Join the ARC Center’s certified Instructors for a form of exercise that is certain to change your way of thinking about “working out”. Yoga is an exercise for both the young and old. It has many wonderful health benefits and regular practice will increase strength, balance and flexibility. You will leave the class feeling both energized and relaxed. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a large towel to class. Yoga mats provided. (KK) 14+ yrs

Instructor: M & Th Dee C; W Terry R

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9/9-10/28 9:00-10:00am 308008-01 $36/$48/$64 11/4-12/16 9:00-10:00am 308008-02 $32/$42/$56

W W

9/4-10/30 7:15-8:15pm 11/6-12/18 7:15-8:15pm

308008-03 $41/$54/$72. 308008-04 $32/$42/$56

Th 9/5-10/31 9:00-10:00am 308008-05 $41/$54/$72 Th 11/7-12/19* 9:00-10:00am 308008-06 $27/$36/$48 *No Class 11/28

Dance Fitness Come join us for an early impact cardio class featuring cardio routines to fun music incorporating the entire body. This exercise will help you improve your cardiovascular endurance as well as create increase range-of-motion, flexibility and muscle definition. (KK) 14+ yrs M M

Instructor: Carolyn L.

9/9-10/28 10:15-11:15am 308022-01 $36/$48/$64 11/4-12/16 10:15-11:15am 308022-02 $32/$42/$56

NEW Hula Hoop Fusion This 45 minute interval training class is taught by a certified Hula Hoop Instructor. If you don’t think you can Hoop, I’ll show you how! We will alternate cardio Waist Hooping using a 2lb Hoop and strength training using various equipment. Hula Hooping is a fun way to burn calories, strengthen your core and tone your legs. As you master Waist Hooping various arm and leg movements can be added in to challenge your core and increase cardiovascular endurance even more. This class will keep a smile on your face as you melt inches off your waist! (KK) 14+ yrs M M

Instructor: Janet W.

9/9-10/28 5:15-6:00pm 11/4-12/16 5:15-6:00pm

308050-01 $36/$48/$64 308050-02 $32/$42/$56

Body Sculpt & Flexibility Enhance your everyday physical performance through strength & flexibility training. This class will challenge your muscles by using a wide variety of exercises and equipment to keep your muscles guessing. Transform your body into the lean sculptured physique you’ve always wanted! A must-have in any workout program. (KK) 14+ yrs Instructor: Janet W. M M

9/9-10/28 6:00-7:00pm 11/4-12/16 6:00-7:00pm

308002-01 $36/$48/$64 308002-02 $32/$42/$56

W W

9/4-10/30 5:00-6:00pm 11/6-12/18 5:00-6:00pm

308002-03 $41/$54/$72 308002-04 $32/$42/$56

6 Pack Abs Need some extra help in the mid-section? This 1/2 hour class will train the core muscles of the abs, hips, back & pelvis to work in harmony. Just about every motion made by the human body is initiated in the core. A strong core will prevent low back pain, prevent injury while doing day to day activities, increase sports performance, improve posture, and balance. If you want to keep seeing results, add this class to your workout schedule and get the six pack abs you’ve always wanted! Exercises can be modified for all fitness levels. (KK) 14+ yrs Tu Tu

Instructor: Janet W.

9/3-10/29 5:30-6:00pm 11/5-12/17 5:30-6:00pm

308000-01 $32/$41/$50 308000-02 $25/$32/$39

Cardio Kickboxing

STRONG by Zumba™ Fitness enthusiasts and students looking for a more challenging, high intensity interval training (HIIT) workout. With most workout programs, music is an afterthought. The music in STRONG by Zumba™ was crafted to drive the intensity in a challenging progression that provides a total body workout. (KK)

Punch and kick your way into the body you want today! Blast away fat and calories by combining punching and kicking techniques, partner drills, kicking drills and interval workouts. Balance drills will target and tone the lower body and improve balance and coordination. Cardio Kickboxing is an easy to follow yet intense workout for all fitness levels. Top it off with a challenging AB and toning segment using a variety of equipment. All fitness levels are sure to receive a fun and effective workout. (KK)

14+ yrs

14+ yrs Instructor: Janet W.

Strong by Zumba®

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Instructor: Lauren M.

9/9-10/28 7:00-8:00pm 11/4-12/16 7:00-8:00pm

308009-03 $36/$48/$64 308009-04 $32/$42/$56

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Tu Tu

9/3-10/29 6:00-7:00pm 11/5-12/17 6:00-7:00pm

308004-01 $41/$54/$72 308004-02 $32/$42/$56


FITNESS Fit For Life Have fun and move to music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of motion, flexibility, and activity for daily living skills as well as improve cardiovascular fitness through low impact aerobics. Upper and lower body work may be done with hand held weights, elastic tubing, exercise balls and other tools to keep you engaged. (KK) 14+ yrs W W

Instructor: Tanner S.

9/4-10/30 8:00-9:00am 11/6-12/18 8:00-9:00am

308017-01 $41/$54/$72 308017-02 $32/$42/$56

Intermediate Yoga Have you practiced yoga for a while? Are you an athlete who wants to try something new? This class is designed for students who have a good understanding of basic yoga poses and wish a medium intensity practice with some challenging postures. Yoga mats and props provided. (KK) 14+ yrs W W

Instructor: Dee C.

9/4-10/30 9:00-10:00am 308008-07 $41/$54/$72 11/6-12/18 9:00-10:00am 308008-08 $32/$42/$56

Pilates Fusion A Pilates base workout fused with Barre, Yoga and various equipment for the perfect mix of core strength, flexibility and toning. Exercises can be modified to meet individuals’ needs.(KK) 14+ yrs W W

Instructor: Janet W.

9/4-10/30 6:00-7:00pm 11/6-12/18 6:00-7:00pm

308006-03 $41/$54/$72 308006-04 $32/$42/$56

Zumba® Ditch the Workout, Join the Party! Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Before you know it, you’ll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring! It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. (KK) 14+ yrs W W

Instructor: Lauren M.

9/4-10/30 7:00-8:00pm 11/6-12/18 7:00-8:00pm

308009-01 $41/$54/$72 308009-02 $32/$42/$56

Flexibility & Mobility

Aqua Zumba blends the Zumba philosophy with water resistance for one pool party you shouldn’t miss! The class combines the South America Zumba rhythm and dance steps with water resistance to create one body-toning workout with less impact on your joints. Water creates natural resistance, which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles. Add laughing, splashing and fun music and the class turns into a pool party! Participants must be registered 7 days prior to the start of class. Class held at West Chicago Community High School, Entrance E. Rainout Line ‘swim’ extension will be used for any cancelations due to school closings. (GR) 14+yrs

$50/$60

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303007-01

9/4-10/2

7:30-8:30pm

NEW Total Body Interval In this 45 minute class, you will work all the major muscle groups using a variety of equipment. The strength interval is designed to increase the muscle using moderate to heavy weight at a moderate to slow pace alternated with various aerobic exercise for a Total Body workout. (KK) 14+ yrs Th 9/5-10/24 5:15-6:00pm Th 11/7-12/19* 5:15-6:00pm *No Class 11/28

Mobility training is a key component to maximizing your athletic abilities, increasing your longevity and reducing the risk of injury. We’ll combine mobility training with dynamic and static stretches and foam rolling to increase your flexibility; focusing on the common areas that are affected by bad posture such as the neck, mid back, lower back, hip flexors, hamstrings, and calf muscles. Whether you’re looking to lift more, improve your golf game or just move easier, a focus on flexibility and mobility is key! (KK)

Body Sculpt Fusion

14+ yrs Instructor: Kelly W.

Th 9/5-10/24 6:00-7:00pm Th 11/7-12/19* 6:00-7:00pm *No Class 11/28

Th 9/5-10/31 6:00-7:00pm Th 11/7-12/19* 6:00-7:00pm *No Class 11/28

308030-01 $41/$54/$72 308030-02 $27/$36/$48

308020-01 $36/$48/$64 308020-02 $27/$36/$48

Body Sculpt Fusion is the ultimate total body workout! This innovative strength training program is alternated with various types of cardio. You will challenge your muscular and cardiovascular endurances in this fun & effective interval workout! All fitness levels welcomed. (KK) 14+ yrs

Instructor: Janet W. 308003-01 $36/$48/$64 308003-02 $27/$36/$48

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FITNESS NEW Kids Obstacle Course

Spinning

Have you ever seen professional athletes practice? They conquer obstacles in no time flat while building strength, stamina and endurance. Now you’ll have a chance to do the same! You’ll run, jump, crawl, navigate ladders, hurdles, and more! Work through team and partner activities to conquer obstacles like the pros!

Indoor cycling puts things in full gear with its control over resistance & speed and overall intensity while cycling to awesome tunes. Hop on to the nearest bike and give this class a go! This class will get your heart rate pumping and is sure to burn calories. What a great workout for all fitness levels! (KK)

14+ yrs Instructor: Kelly W.

14+ yrs

Tu Tu

F F

9/6-10/25 5:30-6:15am 11/1-12/20 5:30-6:15am

308015-01 $36/$48/$64 308015-02 $36/$48/$64

Sa Sa

9/7-10/26 8:30-9:15am 11/2-12/21 8:30-9:15am

308015-03 $36/$48/$64 308015-04 $36/$48/$64

9/3-10/29 6:00-7:00pm 11/5-12/17 6:00-7:00pm

308029-01 $41/$54/$72 308029-02 $32/$42/$56

NEW WERQ WERQ is the wildly addictive cardio dance class based on the hottest pop and hip hop music. The workout is nonstop with repetitive athletic moves and fresh dance steps, so you get the best sweat. WERQ Instructors build a playlist based on trendsetting pop and hip hop music. Each week a couple new routines are introduced, so you get to WERQ the routines you know and challenge yourself with ones you’re learning. Ready to WERQ? 14+ yrs

Instructor: Kelly W.

Th 9/5-10/31 6:00-7:00pm Th 11/7-12/19* 6:00-7:00pm *No Class 11/28 All Ages Sa Sa

9/7-10/26 10:45-11:45am 308027-03 $36/$48/$64 11/2-12/21 10:45-11:45am 308027-04 $36/$48/$64

NEW Lower Body Burnout Never miss a leg day...because a pair of strong legs will keep you active for life! In this 60-minute class you’ll tone your legs and lift your booty. After a brief warm-up, get ready to blast every muscle in your lower body with a combination of strength and barre exercises. Using kettlebells, dumbbells and body weight, we’ll work through a range of exercises that will leave your legs and glutes strong and defined. We’ll squat, lunge and tuck our way to a leaner, stronger lower half! 14+ yrs Sa Sa

Instructor: Kelly W.

9/7-10/26 9:45-10:45am 308028-01 $36/$48/$64 11/2-12/21 9:45-10:45am 308028-02 $36/$48/$64

NEW Barre Barre is a low impact workout that allows you to get amazing results in record time without cardio or heavy weights. It caters to a variety of fitness and physical levels, balancing strength and flexibility, while also improving posture, abdominal strength and overall body awareness. Barre is a great workout on its own, or as a complement to your existing routine. - No dance experience necessary (KK) 14+ yrs Tu Tu

Strength Training Join us for a fast-paced, high energy strength training class. In this easy to follow and fun workout, all the major muscle groups will be targeted as we move through blocks or combinations of exercises for all levels of fitness. Emphasis will be on careful form and technique as well as maximizing every minute we are working out! (KK) 14+ yrs

308027-01 $41/$54/$72 308027-02 $27/$36/$48

Instructor: F-Mark H.; Sa- Melissa L.

Sa Sa

Instructor: Monique V

9/7-10/26 7:15-8:15am 11/2-12/21 7:15-8:15am

308005-01 $36/$48/$64 308005-02 $36/$48/$64

Pilates This class will help balance your body, improve circulation, reduce stress and improve overall endurance. Pilates will help tone, streamline and realign your body. This class is a combination of beginning and intermediate levels of Pilates. (KK) 14+ yrs Sa Sa

Instructor: Monique V

9/7-10/26 8:30-9:30am 11/2-12/21 8:30-9:30am

308006-01 $36/$48/$64 308006-02 $36/$48/$64

Gentle Yoga Gentle Yoga is a class structured around rejuvenating and healing the body. Yoga props such as blankets, blocks, bolsters, chairs and straps are often used for safe practice, and to allow the body to fully achieve each position comfortably. This class is held at a slower pace and focuses on stretching all areas of the body, while releasing stress and tension from joints and muscles. Floor work will be optional. Those with medical conditions, please check with your physician if you have any concerns about attending yoga.(KK) 14+ yrs Su Su

Instructor: Su - Rynee G. , Th - Kelly W.

9/1-10/27 10:45-11:45am 308011-01 $41/$54/$72 11/3-12/15 10:45-11:45am 308011-02 $32/$42/$56

Instructor: Kelly W.

9/3-10/29 6:00-7:00pm 11/5-12/17 6:00-7:00pm

308026-01 $41/$54/$72 308026-02 $32/$42/$56

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PERSONAL TRAINING Get in Shape with Friendly, Professional Guidance Let our personal trainers help you achieve your health and fitness goals. Our staff offers quality training at an affordable price. Our certified personal trainers are available to help you discover the safest, quickest and most productive path towards reaching your goals. Choose to train on an individual basis or with a partner. All personal training sessions are custom designed workouts tailored specifically towards your needs. Personal training gives you accountability, motivation, support, experience and expert guidance. (KK)

Bernabe Ceja “We are all here to achieve a goal. We don’t all have the same reasons but we all have the same goal, to feel and look better than ever before. Let me guide and challenge you to physically and mentally better yourself. Prioritize your health and maximize your confidence today! Education & Certifications: NPTI-National Personal Training Institute

Tanner Schultz “My name is Tanner and I am a personal trainer through and through. My goal is to help people identify their most limiting factor and then journey with them until they achieve the lasting change they are looking for. My background is in functional fitness and I work with everyone from athletes to physical rehab clients. My 3-fold fitness consulting approach focuses on Lifestyle, Diet, and Exercise.” Education & Certifications: Master’s in Kinesiology. Bachelor’s in Exercise Science and Nutrition Nationally certified by the NSCA. 15 years exp.

Jay Smothers “I chose to be a personal trainer because I am a weight loss testimonial and former college athlete. I want to use my experience and knowledge to help guide others to their goals as well as a healthier lifestyle.” Education & Certifications: ISSA-CFT

Melissa Weiss “My personal philosophy is that we are only given one body in this life, and taking care of it should be at the top of our list. Health and fitness are a passion of mine and I would like to help you along your journey of health and wellness. I enjoy working with individuals with all sorts of goals, including weight loss, strength and endurance, flexibility, athletic performance, as well as youth populations.” Education & Certifications: WITS Certified Personal Trainer, WITS Certified Indoor Cycling Instructor, AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor.

# of sessions

Individual Training

Partner Training (2 people only)

1 session

$40

$50

3 sessions

$115

$145

6 sessions

$220

$275

12 sessions

$420

$525

20 sessions

$680

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SILVERSNEAKERS

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The West Chicago Park District’s ARC Fitness Center is a SilverSneakers® fitness location!

Must be 12 years or older. All sessions are 1 hour in length.

SilverSneakers®, the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults 65+ with a eligible Medicare supplemental insurance plan.

Schedule an appointment during your next visit to the ARC Center or call our customer service team at 630.231.9474

Talk to one of our customer service representatives to learn more about the program. SilverSneakers® Fitness is a info benefit offered by Medicare health plans across the nation. For additional contact Recreation Coordinator, If you have it, you can work out here at no cost. Mary Lester at mlester@we-goparks.org <Your text here. Your text here. Your text here. Your text here.>

Find out how! See the front desk staff for more details. Healthways and SilverSneakers are registered trademarks of Healthways, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. © 2015 Healthways, Inc. All rights reserved. SSFP_67 4.16

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Competencia de Parrillas 6:15-7:45pm

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Opciones de Membresias Accesibles

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Convenientes Planes De Pagos Mensuales En Efectivo

Opciones de Cuidado De Niños Disponibles

Membresías de Ejercicio Disfrute de los muchos beneficios que vienen con una membresía al ARC Center. No hay costos de inscripción, las membresías son accesibles y existen planes de pagos mensuales y opción de cuidado de niños. La membresía incluye el uso de la pista de caminar, el gimnasio durante horas de “open gym”, casilleros, duchas, servicio de toallas y descuentos en clases de ejercicio. Para más detalles vea la página 4 de esta revista.

Clases de Ejercicio El ARC Center ofrece una gran variedad de clases de ejercicio. No es necesario ser miembro del Fitness Center para tomar parte de las clases. Escoge entre clases de Yoga, Zumba, Spinning, Pilates y muchas mas que se ofrecen en diferentes días y horarios. Para obtener mas detalles vea la páginas 26-29 de esta revista.

Para informes sobre los programas en esta revista o para saber que otros servicios que pueden beneficiar a tu familia, llama a nuestro equipo de servicio al cliente al 630.231.9474. Hablamos en Español!

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ADDITIONAL FACILITIES ZONE250 features over 16,000 square feet of hardwood floors and the capability for practices, games, tournaments, skill development, events and a variety of multipurpose activities in a pay for play framework.

ZONE250 is THE place to develop athletic and performance skills Focus is centered around basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse and programs. Hours depending on facility usage

To schedule a visit or your next practice or event

Monday - Friday

Saturday - Sunday

Contact Athletic Manager, Joe Urban

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jurban@we-goparks.org or 630.231.9474

Located at 250 W. National Street in West Chicago, Il 60185

A free dog park located at the west end of Reed-Keppler Park dog owners can enjoy a place to play with their pets off-leash Fenced-in dog park open seven days a week

Visit SouthPaw Park designed for dogs 20 lbs & under located just south of wiggly field

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PAVILION RENTALS Pavilion Rentals

Pioneer Park Pavilions

Picnic pavilions are available to rent in several of our parks May 1 through September 30 of each calendar year; reservations for the current year begin on January 1. Pavilions can be reserved online or in person at the ARC Center. The cost to reserve a pavilion is $50 for residents, $100 for non-residents and is due at the time of reservation. All reservations are for the entire day from 9:00 am to dusk and are non-refundable and non-transferable. Pavilions do not have electricity or running water, only charcoal grilling is permitted and alcohol is not permitted in our parks. Our pavilions are the ideal location for your party in the park. Reserve your pavilion at we-goparks.org today!

Located in Pioneer Park 479 W Forest Avenue Covered picnic pavilions, 5 picnic tables each, playground, basketball courts, baseball/softball and soccer fields, catch and release pond, port-o-lets. The pavilions are accessible from the parking lot located off Pearl Road.

Pioneer Pavilion Capacity is 50

Cornerstone Pavilion Located in Cornerstone Lakes Park 2199 Smith Road Capacity is 40 Covered picnic pavilion, 4 picnic tables, playground, sand volleyball court, baseball/softball field, soccer fields, catch and release pond, port-o-lets.

Easton Pavilion Located in Easton Park 840 E. Washington St.

Pioneer Play Pavilion Capacity is 50

Reed-Keppler Park Pavilions Located in Reed-Keppler Park

Capacity is 40

250 W National Street

Covered picnic pavilion, 4 picnic tables, playground, walking trails and catch & release pond, parking lot available.

Covered pavilions, picnic tables, 3 playgrounds, baseball/softball, and soccer fields, skate park, ARC Center, Turtle Splash Water Park, port-o-lets.

Meadow Woods Pavilion Located in Meadow Woods Park 2679 Meadowlark Drive

Central Pavilion Capacity is 100 10 picnic tables

Capacity is 30 Covered picnic pavilion, 3 picnic tables, playground. Park is accessible from a walking path connecting the park to Meadowlark Drive. The availability of port-o-lets is not guaranteed.

Lions Pavilion Capacity is 50 5 picnic tables

Prestonfield Pavilion Located in Prestonfield Park 399 Hemlock Lane

North Pavilion

Capacity is 30

Capacity is 30

Covered picnic pavilion, 3 picnic tables, playground. The availability of port-o-lets is not guaranteed.

3 picnic tables

Turtle Pavilion Capacity is 40 4 picnic tables

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OUR PARKS Cornerstone Lakes Park

Kress Creek Farms

Reed-Keppler Park

Cornerstone Lakes Park is located along Smith Road on the north side of the city. Featuring a 25-acre lake for catch and release fishing, one playground, an asphalt trail, seven soccer fields, a sand volleyball court, one baseball/softball diamond, a picnic shelter, and native landscaping, the park is picture perfect for a Sunday afternoon.

On a sunny weekend you’ll find plenty of activity at Kress Creek Farms since it houses our 18 cage Disc Golf Course, Chicago Bears themed playground and trail system. Located along Joliet Street on the south side of the city, Kress Creek Farms has rolling hills, native landscaping, and a small pond for catch and release fishing.

Reed-Keppler Park is West Chicago’s premier park. The park contains the ever popular Turtle Splash Water Park, six baseball/softball diamonds, four picnic shelters, skate park, a two-acre dog park named Wiggly Field, Keppler Academy Preschool, several trails, and multiple playgrounds. Adjacent to Reed-Keppler Park is the Geneva Spur bike trail, an integral part of the Illinois Prairie Path system and the Dyer Nature area. Through the generosity of John and Joan Dyer and their appreciation of natural lands they have donated 25 acres of prairie and wetlands named after them in their honor. Reed-Keppler Park is the home to the ARC Center (Athletics, Recreation & Community) and ZONE250 a sports performance training facility.

Dyer Riverwood Farm Park This seven-acre site donated by John and Joan Dyer is bordered on the west side by the DuPage River. As part of an intergovernmental agreement between the West Chicago Park District and the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, the park now contains a bike trail that links to the Illinois Prairie Path System.

Easton Park Located on the south side of Washington Street in the City of West Chicago. In addition, ash trees have been replaced in the park though a $10,000 Urban Restoration grant. Easton Park contains a playground, a catch and release pond, trails and picnic areas and new pavilion.

Hampton Hills & Prince Crossing Parks Located adjacent to Hampton Hills and Prince Crossing Trails subdivisions, these two parks make up one great neighborhood park. The Hampton Hills side which is accessible at 719 Hampton Course Drive features a catch and release pond, gazebo and path system. The Prince Crossing side which is accessible at 900 McCormick Lane features a playground and path system.

Hawthorne Park

Kwasman Memorial Park This neighborhood park is located within the Forest Trails subdivision and has been renamed in honor of former Mayor Mike Kwasman. The park contains a playground and is adjacent to the Illinois Prairie Path and Great Western Trail intersects for easy access.

Meadow Wood Park Ideally situated in Meadow Wood subdivision along Klein Road, this sevenacre park features a playground and picnic shelter and is the host to many lacrosse games.

Pioneer Park This community park is located on the south side of the city. Pioneer Park features a pond, two pavilions, a playground, a soccer field and four baseball/softball fields. A more expansive grass area is being developed for soccer.

Prestonfield Park Significant features of this park located in the Prestonfield subdivision are a buffer woodland area, playground, and picnic shelter. The property is monitored by the Mighty Acorn, a school-aged children’s group who assists the Park District with conservation efforts while learning about nature.

Located adjacent to the City of West Chicago’s water treatment facility in the industrial park, this park features native plantings and a pond.

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Wiggly Field Dog Park A free dog park located at the west end of Reed-Keppler Park. This fenced-in dog park is open from dawn to dusk seven days a week and gives dogs and their owners an off-leash place to play. Stop in and check out the new asphalt entrance, small dog enclosure and dog agility equipment. Running water is not available at Wiggly Field, please take part in using and re-filling the water jugs available by the park entrance.

Southpaw Dog Park Located just South of Wiggly Field, South Paw Dog Park is meant for dogs 20 lbs. and under. This fenced-in dog park is open from dawn to dusk seven days a week and gives dogs and their owners an off-leash place to play.


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No driving or parking is allowed in any grass covered area.

All parks open at sunrise and close at sunset.

A permit is required for regular use of softball, football and soccer fields. To obtain a permit, please visit the ARC Center.

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SITE KEY 1. Reed-Keppler Park 129 W. National St.

a. ARC Center

201 W. National St.

b. Keppler Academy 161 W. National St.

c. Turtle Splash Water Park 129 W. National St.

d. Skate Park e. Wiggly Field / Dyer Nature Sanctuary f. Zone250 250 W. National St.

2. Clayton Park 319 Clayton St.

3. Cornerstone Lakes Park 2199 Smith Rd.

4. Dyer-Riverwood Farm North Ave. & Ancient Oak Dr.

5. Easton Park

840 E. Washington St.

6. Hampton Hills and Prince Crossing Park 719 Hampton Course Dr.

7. Hawthorne Park

1560 W. Hawthorne Ln.

8. Kress Creek Farms 30W150 Wilson Rd.

9. Kwasman Memorial Park 1099 Cherrywood Ln.

10. Meadow Wood Park 2679 Meadowlark Dr.

11. Pioneer Park

479 W. Forest Ave.

12. Prestonfield Park 399 Hemlock

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BOARD & STAFF Our Mission “Creating an enhanced quality of life through effective programs, progressive facilities and preservation of parks and natural resources in a fiscally responsible manner” ~West Chicago Park District Board Of Commissioners May 2015

Board of Park Commissioners The West Chicago Park District Board of Park Commissioners are committed and dedicated to serving the residents of West Chicago. Those individuals currently serving can be contacted at commissioners@we-goparks.org and are listed below: Reginald Bass Diana Gunderson Frank Lenertz Edward “Ted” Pavlica III Rick Spencer Courtney Voelz Tony Zaputil

Meetings All Board of Park Commissioner Meetings take place at the ARC Center, 201 W. National Street, West Chicago, Il 60185. Meetings include a Public Participation opportunity; schedule is posted on the website at we-goparks.org . Committee of the Whole Meetings The Committee of the Whole hold their monthly meeting every first Tuesday of the month. There is no July or August Committee of the Whole Meeting. Agenda is posted 48 hours prior to the meeting. Regular Meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners The Board of Park Commissioners of the West Chicago Park District hold their regular monthly meeting every second Tuesday of the month. Agenda is posted 48 hours prior to the meeting.

We Want To Hear From You... The Park Board Commissioners and staff are dedicated and committed to providing programs for all ages and skill levels. If we have not included your favorite activity, or you are interested in sharing your recreational or creative skills with others, please call and share your thoughts with us. Help us to better serve you!

Our Team Administration & Finance Gary Major 

gmajor@we-goparks.org

Executive Director Leslie Hoffmann, CPA Superintendent of Finance



lhoffmann@we-goparks.org

Louisa Walsh  Human Resources & Payroll Manager

lwalsh@we-goparks.org

Melissa Medeiros  mmedeiros@we-goparks.org Office Manager Customer Relations, Risk Management & Board Secretary Sue DellaFranco  Accounting Assistant

sdellafranco@we-goparks.org

Recreation Staff Kolbe Kasper, CPRP (KK)  kkasper@we-goparks.org Fitness & Facility Manager Fitness Classes, Personal Training, Fitness Membership, ARC Center Facility Mary Lester, CPRP (ML)  mlester@we-goparks.org Recreation Coordinator Adult Programming, Dog Parks, Gymnastics & Special Events Gina Radun, AFO, CPO, CPRP, EMT-B (GR)  gradun@we-goparks.org Aquatic & Recreation Manager: Aquatics, Early Childhood, Youth Programming, Treehouse & Facility Rentals Jenni Shipp (JS)  jshipp@we-goparks.org Recreation Coordinator Before & After School Programming, Summer Camp, Theatre & Dance Joe Urban (JU)  Athletic Manager Youth & Adult Athletics, Gym & Field Rentals

jurban@we-goparks.org

Marketing Services Lily Medina  Marketing & Communications Manager

lmedina@we-goparks.org

Ashley Sesvold  marketingteam@we-goparks.org Marketing & Communications Assistant

Parks Staff Michael Gasparini  Superintendent of Parks Mitchell Potts Parks Specialist I

mgasparini@we-goparks.org mpotts@we-goparks.org

Dan Ritter  Parks Specialist II

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Steve Tinnes  Parks Specialist

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GENERAL INFORMATION We Want To Hear From You

Proud Member of Healthy West Chicago

The West Chicago Park District serves you and your family. Please feel free to send us your suggestions and comments on how we can improve our services, classes, programs, and events. We are always looking for great suggestions from the community. After all, good times are what we are all about. Please call our customer service team at 630.231.9474 and let us know how we are doing.

Healthy West Chicago is a collaboration of community leaders in local government, education, healthcare, social services, faithbased congregations, businesses, and non-profit organizations who have organized to increase nutrition and physical activity in the City of West Chicago. Healthy West Chicago is committed to making permanent changes by enacting policy, systems and environmental changes to make the healthy choice the easy choice. The Healthy West Chicago Community Action Plan addresses a number of community health and wellness topics citywide and for individual neighborhoods including environmental quality, healthy food systems, public safety and social networks, sustainable transportation, parks and recreation, healthy urban design, and education about the importance of good nutrition and physical activity.

Behavior & Discipline Policy

Photo Policy We reserve the right to photograph or videotape participants in Park District programs, facilities or parks for the District’s promotional materials and marketing efforts. Photo coverage is provided in part by Park District Staff and Volunteer Community Photographer - Marlen Valdez. Send Us Your Photos! Smile, click and send your photos to us. We will be accepting photos of kids and adults, participating in our programs and events for future marketing materials. If you have a photo, please e-mail it to info@we-goparks.org. Please include the names of the participants in the picture and a short description. Photo submission acknowledges your awareness of the West Chicago Park District photo policy.

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The West Chicago Park District promotes the concept of “equal fun for everyone” and strives to accomplish this belief through our program goals. However, in order to maintain a safe and enjoyable environment West Chicago Park District participants are expected to exhibit appropriate behavior at all times. Our behavior code states that participants shall show respect to all peers and staff, refrain from using foul language and causing bodily harm, and show respect to equipment, supplies and facilities. Additional policies may be developed for specific programs, camps, and integrated programs. The West Chicago Park District uses a caring, positive approach regarding discipline. We reserve the right to dismiss a participant. Each situation will be evaluated on its own merit.

Oops! The West Chicago Park District strives to provide you with the most updated program brochure information. However, due to the large amount of information printed in this brochure errors may occur. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause and when necessary staff will advise you of changes as quickly as possible.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Our scholarships provide financial assistance for recreational programming. The West Chicago Park District’s Scholarship Program is made possible by The Friends of West Chicago Parks Foundation and is designed to provide financial assistance to residents of the West Chicago Park District in need, to enable them to participate in programs. Based on the availability of funds, the West Chicago Park District will attempt to provide financial assistance to those residents who meet the eligibility requirements. A list of guidelines is available on the application form. Scholarship applications are available at the ARC Center or online at we-goparks.org.

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REGISTRATION FORM Last Name _____________________________________________

First Name ________________________________________________

Address ________________________________________________

City, Zip Code _____________________________________________

Home Phone __________________________________________

Cell Phone _________________________________________________

Have you recently changed your home phone? _________

E-mail _____________________________________________________

2. REGISTRATION INFORMATION PARTICIPANT’S NAME

BIRTH DATE

GRADE

GENDER

PROGRAM NAME

PROGRAM CODE

DAY

FEE

3. SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS / A.D.A. The West Chicago Park District makes reasonable accommodations for persons with special needs to participate. Please list any medications currently being taken or describe special accommodations (adaptive equipment, personnel or other) you need to for successful inclusion into the program. Participant’s Name _______________________________________

Accommodations ___________________________________________

4. PAYMENT INFORMATION Accepted forms of payment: Cash, Checks payable to West Chicago Park District, Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover. To maintain your financial safety, please do not write your credit card on this form. Credit card payments may be made in person at the ARC Center or online at we-goparks.org. This registration is not complete until full payment is received.

5. WAIVER & RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS & ASSUMPTION OF RISK Please read this form carefully and be aware that in signing up and participating in the programs listed above, you will be expressly assuming the risk and legal liability and waiving and releasing all claims for injuries, damages or loss which you or your minor child/ward might sustain as a result of participating in any and all activities connected with and associated with these programs (including transportation services and vehicle operations, when provided). I recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of physical injury to participants in these programs, and I voluntarily agree to assume the full risk of any and all injuries, damages or loss, regardless of severity, that my minor child/ward or I may sustain as a result of said participation. I further agree to waive and relinquish all claims I or my minor child/ward may have (or accrue to me or my child/ward) as a result of participating in these programs against the West Chicago Park District, including its officials, agents, volunteers and employees. In the event of an emergency, I authorize the West Chicago Park District officials to secure from any licensed hospital, physician, and/or medical personnel, any treatment deemed necessary for immediate care and agree that I will be responsible for payment of any and all medical services. The West Chicago Park District reserves the right to photograph or video participants in Park District programs, facilities or parks for the District’s promotional materials and marketing efforts.

THREE EASY WAYS TO REGISTER ONLINE anytime at we-goparks.org

IN PERSON

Visit the ARC Center during operating hours Weekdays 5:30am-9:30pm Weekends 7:00am-7:00pm

Participation will be denied if the signature of adult participant or parent/guardian and date are not on this waiver I have read and fully understand the above important information, warning of risk, assumption of risk and waiver and release of all claims. If registering on-line, or via fax, my on-line or facsimile signature shall substitute for and have the same legal effect as an original form signature. Participant’s Name ________________________________________ Date _________________________ (please print clearly)

BY MAIL

Send your completed registration form along with payment check to ARC Center 201 W. National Street West Chicago, IL 60185

Participant’s Signature _____________________________________ (18 years or older, or parent or guardian)

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REGISTRATION INFORMATION Registration Reminders

Age Requirement Policy

Registrations are made only when fees are paid.

Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Waiting lists are formed when programs are filled. Every attempt will be made to accommodate individuals on the lists.

Our programs are structured for designated age groups. When registering for a program please note the age requirements. Individuals must be the required age prior to the start of the program. Proof of age may be requested.

Classes with insufficient registration will be cancelled 48 business hours prior to the scheduled start date.

A $20 fee will be charged for all returned checks.

Post dated checks for payment will not be accepted.

Mail-in registrations will be processed after 8:30am on the first day of registration.

In accordance with the Europay MasterCard and Visa (EMV) compliance mandate, WCPD no longer accepts credit card payments over the phone.

Refunds/Transfers/Cancellations The West Chicago Park District strives for positive experiences and excellence. If for any reason you are not satisfied with a program or service we will do what we can to earn your satisfaction. A staff member will contact you within 3 days of the receipt of a completed refund form. •

A full refund or transfer will be given if the Park District cancels a program.

All withdrawals or transfers initiated by the participant must be approved by the program supervisor.

Refunds or credits requested after the start of class will be prorated for classes held.

No refunds will be granted after 50% participation has occurred.

Refunds will be issued in the form of a check or credit card (depending on the method of payment), or a household credit balance.

There are NO cash refunds. If a program fee is $10 or less, a household credit balance will be given.

Check refunds may take up to 5 weeks and credit card refunds may take 1-2 weeks.

Fees for trips will be refunded only if a seat is resold to a participant on the wait list.

Event tickets are non-refundable.

Preschool and Before and After School program deposits are non-refundable.

Fitness and Track memberships require a 1 year commitment.

EFT cancellations must be made prior to the 20th of the month.

Pool passes are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Sports participants will not receive a refund after being placed on a team.

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West Chicago Park District and the ADA The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) took effect in January 1990 and the West Chicago Park District complies with the legislation’s purpose which prohibits discrimination on the basis of a disability. The West Chicago Park District will make reasonable accommodations in recreation programs to enable participation by an individual with a disability that meets essential eligibility requirements for that leisure program and facilities. The ADA requires that recreation programs offered by the Park District be available in the most integrated setting appropriate for each individual. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to contact the park district at 630.231.9474 about special accommodations needed for the enjoyment of park district programs. Those who use the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) may reach the park district by calling 800.735.2962 If you have questions about west Chicago Park District’s commitment regarding the ADA policy or you believe you have been unfairly discriminated against by the Park District, please call us at 630.231.9474.

Warning of Risk Recreational activities are intended to challenge and engage the physical, mental, and emotional resources of each participant. Despite careful and proper preparation, instruction, medical advice, conditioning, and equipment, there is still a risk of serious injury when participating in any recreational activity. Understandably, not all hazards and dangers can be foreseen. Depending on the activity, certain risks, dangers, and injuries can occur due to inclement weather, slips and falls, poor skill level or conditioning, carelessness, horseplay, unsportsmanlike conduct, premises defects, inadequate or defective equipment, inadequate supervision, instruction or officiating and all other circumstances inherent to indoor and outdoor recreational activities. The West Chicago Park District is committed to conducting all recreation programs and activities in a safe manner. We continually strive to reduce such risks and insist that all participants follow safety rules and instructions. However, it is impossible for the West Chicago Park District to guarantee absolute safety.

Program Waiver and Requirements For insurance purposes, participation in West Chicago Park District programs requires a signed waiver. The waiver and Release form must be signed by the participant if 18 years of age or older; or by a parent/guardian if under the age of 18. Individuals who refuse to sign the Waiver and Release form will not be allowed to participate in District programs.


The Fun Starts Here

Community-Based Recreational Programs and Inclusion Services For Park District Programs WDSRA RECREATIONAL & SOCIAL PROGRAMS WDSRA provides fun, engaging recreational and social programs, trips, and special events for children, teens, and adults with special needs. Programs are structured to allow everyone to participate at their own ability level. Through WDSRA each individual has the opportunity to grow personally, connect with their community and discover their potential. • Soccer • Special Olympics • Music and Dance • Art and Drama • Bowling • Social Clubs

• Special Events • Adaptive Sports • Overnight Outings • Weeklong Trips • And much more!

NOW HIRING Training provided. Apply today at www.wdsra.com!

INCLUSION SERVICES Inclusion Services are designed to provide the least restrictive environment while providing the maximum opportunity to participate in regular park programs. There is no charge for WDSRA support. To register for services, simply indicate that special accommodations are needed on the park district registration form. Two-week advance notice is requested for inclusion support.

WDSRA

Food Truck Festival! Sunday, September 29th 3-6pm Details and registration at www.wdsra.com.

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* Checking offer is not available to existing Republic Bank of Chicago checking customers. To receive the $150 checking bonus customers must complete the following requirements: open any new Republic Bank of Chicago personal checking account (subject to approval), deposit the minimum balance to open the account type, and setup and complete a direct deposit to the checking account within 60 days of account opening. The direct deposit must be an electronic deposit of your paycheck, pension, and/or government benefits (such as Social Security) from your employer or the government. Thirty business days after completing all of the above requirements, Republic Bank of Chicago will deposit the $150 bonus into your new checking account. Bonuses are considered interest and will be reported to the IRS. If the checking account is closed within six months after opening, Republic Bank of Chicago will deduct the bonus amount from the account balance before account closing. Bonus offer limited to one (1) offer per customer regardless of the number of accounts opened. Other activity restrictions and fees may apply. Ask a banker to see our Fee Schedule and Terms and Conditions. Offer expires December 31, 2019.

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