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Posted on: January 12, 2021

How to Obtain a 2021 Park/Equipment Permit - New Procedure - Pre-registration Appointment Required

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Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the annual Park Permit Lottery will not be held this year. Please click on the link below to view the new 2021 procedure for obtaining a park/equipment permit. How to Obtain a 2021 Park/Equipment Permit&n...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

New Trips from Recreation, Parks & Community Health

Greetings and Happy New Year from your friends at Recreation, Parks & Community Health!

We miss you and have worked hard to prepare for the next time we can be together safely. Utilizing current Illinois Department of Public Health, WHO and CDC COVID s...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Virtual Beginners Line Dance - Jan. 4-Feb. 8, 2021

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Ages 18 & Older    $36    6 weeksVirtual Program (*See Instructions below) 11601-01  Mondays  10:30 am-11:30 am Jan. 4, 2021-Feb. 8, 2021

Virtual Beginners Line Dance is a moderately paced ...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Virtual Beginners Line Dancing with Dawn, The Dancin' Deeva!

Virtual Beginners Line Dancing with Dawn, The Dancin' Deeva!Dawn will be hosting a free virtual line dancing class every Monday from 10:30 am-11:30 am during the month of December.Signups will be done via Eventbrite and the class will be hosted on The Ban...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: November 3, 2020

Fall Colors Walk at Thorn Creek Nature Center - Sunday, November 15, 2020

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Fall Colors WalkSunday, November 15; rain date Sunday, November 29, 2020. Time:  1-3 p.m.  Fee:  Free.  Ages 18 and older. 9 registrants maximum.Registration required by Monday, November 9, 2020.&n...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

2020 Beautification Awards Announced

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Earlier this summer, residents were asked to nominate any home or business that they considered to be an outstanding example of careful maintenance, good stewardship and curb appeal. Nominated properties were judged by the Beautification Awards Committee ...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Village of Park Forest - Parks & Playgrounds Phase 4 – Restore Illinois Plan

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PARKS MAINTENANCE

During the COVID-19 health crisis, the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health has continued serving the community while remaining fiscally responsible by reducing expenses and managing resources. This has included a reduct...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Ms Adina's Thursday Art Moments

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Every Thursday join Ms Adina for different art projects you can complete at home with your little ones. Click on link below or visit https://www.facebook.com/pfrecandparksVideo Links: June 25, 2002 project is inspired by glass sculpture creator...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Recreation, Parks & Community Health - April 7, 2020 Update

In compliance with Governor Pritzker’s stay-at-home order, Village Hall and all Village operations are closed through the end of April.  This includes all Recreation, Parks & Community Health facilities and programs.  As th...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Closure of Facilities Includes Playgrounds, Basketball and Tennis Courts

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The Department of Recreation, Parks and Community Health’s closure of facilities includes playgrounds and basketball and tennis courts.  For your own health, the health of our children and others, residents are asked to keep children of...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Using Parks and Open Spaces While Maintaining Physical Distancing

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) prepared the following statement in support of the safe use of parks and open spaces during the COVID-19 outbreak. As of March 27, 2020, more than 1,000* organizations have signed on to voice support.

Con...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Services to be maintained despite Village Hall temporarily closed to public starting March 18, 2020

Services to be maintained despite Village Hall temporarily closed to public starting March 18, 2020.

In response to rising concerns related to the coronavirus, Park Forest leaders today announced that Village Hall will temporarily close to the public begin...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Facility Closures and Suspended Programs as of March 16, 2020

As a public health precaution, the Village of Park Forest, Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health has made the decision to close its public facilities and to suspend all programs effective 10:00 pm, March 16, 2020 to help limit public gath...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Recreation facilities to close, programs canceled through March 30

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Park Forest’s Recreation, Parks, and Community Health Department has released the following statement related to upcoming facility closures and programming cancellations in response to the coronavirus.As a public health precaution, Park Forest&a...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Hand washing tips: How to clean your hands to protect against coronavirus.

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The best line of defense against getting the flu, a cold or
coronavirus is to wash your hands. Click on the link below for more information. 

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-wash-your-hands-to-protect-yourself-from-coronavirus/ 

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Illinois Department of Public Health - Health Alert

IDPH Health Alert - 1/24/20 A confirmed case of Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been detected in a hospitalized patient in Chicago. Please click on the link below for more information.Novel Coronavirus 

For additional information or que...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News