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Coach Ben's Soccer Winter Camp - Just Added!
Coach Ben Oparanozie is a US Soccer Class B Coach who has played and coached professionally in India and Nigeria. There is no better coach in the Chicagoland area! Learn ball skills, advanced passing and amazing defense. If soccer is your game, Coach Ben is your man! No class Saturday, December 24. 

*Multi-child discount available (must reside in the same household). Multi-child discount is not available through on-line registration system. Please register at the Recreation & Parks Department or register over the phone with a credit card to receive the multi-child discount.

Please note: Tournaments/Match Play may be offered at an additional cost.

Ages 5-13   $65 - first child in household / *$50 each additional child in household     5 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym 
13019-01  Sa   10:30-11:45 am   Dec 3-Jan 7



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Taekwondo
Taekwondo is a Korean style method of unarmed self defense and sport. The Word Tae means leg (foot), Kwon means hand or (fist) and Do stands for the way of mental discipline to repel aggression. It is also an Olympic Sport. Taekwondo does not mean fighting, but it symbolizes the cultivation of a well-rounded character in it's practitioners, through self-respect, indomitable spirit of discipline, coordination and control. Program is led by World Champion, Master Ben Effiok.

Uniform is required at an additional fee of $55 due first day of class to the instructor (one-time fee).

Ages 4 years & Older     $60     8 weeks
Village Hall, Lower Level - Rooms 1 & 2
33201-01 Th    6-7:30 pm      Sept 22-Nov 10 
33201-02 Th    6-7:30 pm      Dec 1-Jan 19



Karate (Youth & Adult)
Wado Ki Karate places an emphasis on proper attitude, discipline, self-confidence, coordination and flexibility. Students are separated after stretching according to their rank and age. Uniforms and rank certification are available from the instructor for an additional fee.

This year-round program is designed to take students all the way to black belt. Classes are instructed by certified black belts and are led by Master Roger Jerome. No class September 5, September 26, Oct 17 and November 21. 

Little Dragons    Ages 4-6   $44     7 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym
23000-02   M   6-6:45 pm   Aug 29-Oct 31
33000-01   M   6-6:45 pm   Nov 7-Dec 26

Karate   Ages 6 & Older     $44     7 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym  
23200-02   M   6-6:45 pm   Aug 29-Oct 31
33200-01   M   6-6:45 pm   Nov 7-Dec 26



Bitty Cheer - New!
We are proud to present. Bitty Cheer! This New Cheer Program is designed for our baby dancers and cheerleaders. Participants in this program will focus on the fundamentals of cheer and the importance of rhythm and will cheer at Bitty Ball league games during the season on Sundays.  All participants will receive uniform and year end awards. Practice location may vary. Program is led by Shaunita Jones. Registration deadline: October 7.

Grades: Pre-K/Kindergarten $70     10 weeks
Recreation Center, Lower Level
33002-01 W 6:30-7:30 pm     New Dates:  December 7-Feb 22

Grades: 1-2                $70     10 weeks 
Recreation Center, Lower Level
33002-02 W 6:30-7:30 pm     New Dates:  December 7-Feb 22

PF Excite! Cheer-PFYBL
Go Park Forest! Go Fight Win! The New PF Excite! Cheer Program is designed for our young dancers and cheerleaders. Participants in this program will combine cheers, jumps, dances and stunts and will cheer at PFYBL basketball league games during the season on Saturdays. Competition may also be held. All participants will receive uniform and year end awards. Practice location may vary. Program is led by Shaunita Jones. Registration deadline: December 2.

*Payment plan available: $45 due at registration with the balance of $40 due by January 2, 2017. An additional $10 payment plan fee is due at registration. Please register at the Recreation & Parks Department to complete the payment plan paperwork. 

Grades 3-8  *$85     15 weeks
Recreation Center, Lower Level
33017-01 W 6:30-8 pm       Dec 7-Mar 15



Bitty Ball Winter League - Revised 10/4/16

Bitty Ball Fall League is a fundamentally driven division specifically for our smallest hoopers in grades Pre-K (must be 4 years old) to 2nd grade. Boys and girls will learn the basics of basketball, build confidence, develop teamwork and learn social skills in a positive and structured setting. Youth will participate in games where coaches will continue to emphasize skill development while promoting healthy competition. Basketball goals are lowered to 8 feet, and appropriate youth-sized basketballs are used. All participants will receive a uniform, and awards will be distributed at the end of the season. Spectator fee may apply. No refunds will be given under any circumstance. Please ensure accuracy in child's uniform size when registering as replacement uniforms will not be issued.

Practices will be held during the week and games will be played on Sunday afternoons starting in January. Child will be assigned a specific practice time in December (either 6-7pm or 7:15-8:15pm).

Registration deadline is December 2nd. 

There will be a mandatory parent meeting on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Rich East High School starting
at 1:00 pm.


Volunteers help make our programs possible. If you are interested in coaching or refereeing, please contact the Recreation Manager at (708) 283-5650. The Bitty Ball Coaches Meeting will be held on Saturday October 29th at 10 at Park Forest Village Hall for any interested coaches for the 2016-17 Winter Season are encouraged to attend.


Grades Pre-K-Kindergarten   $70   12 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym
33003-01 W 6:30-8 pm Dec 7-Feb 22   New Dates

Grades 1st-2nd   $70  12 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym
33003-02 Th 6:30-8 pm Dec 8-Feb 23    New Dates


PF Pride Basketball Academy Clinics

The PF Pride Basketball Academy will be hosting clinics every Sunday to better prepare young ball players for their respective seasons.

Players, grades 3rd-High School, will work on drills to improve IQ, ball handling, shooting, defense and footwork. Boys and Girls are welcome. Game situations and scrimmages will also take place. Program is led by Randall White and the PF Pride Coaching Staff.

Grades 3-11      $5 per night       23 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym  
Sunday 4-6 pm        Aug 21-Jan 15

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Park Forest Youth Basketball League (PFYBL)
The PFYBL is a recreational league for boys and girls in grade 3rd-8th. In addition to emphasizing the fundamentals of the sport (passing, shooting, ball-handling and defense) participants will learn the importance of teamwork and good sportsmanship. Youth will be assigned to a team that will play in competitive games with standings being updated weekly. Most games are played on Saturday mornings/afternoon. Other participating communities may be included. All participants will receive a uniform, with awards being distributed at seasons end. Practices and game locations may vary. Spectator fee may apply. No refunds will be given under any circumstance. Please ensure accuracy in child's uniform size when registering, as replacement uniforms will not be issued. Registration deadline is December 4th.

*Practice will be either 6-7:15 pm or 7:30-8:45 pm once assigned to a team. League Draft and Parents meeting will take place Saturday, December 3 at Rich East High School starting at 1 pm.

Volunteers are needed. If you're interested in becoming a coach, please contact the Recreation Manager, Kevin Adams at 708-283-5650. Coaches meeting will take place on Saturday, October 29th at 10 am in Park Forest Village Hall.

Grades 3-4 Division A      $85     15 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym  
33008-01 Tu *6-8:45 pm Dec 6-Mar 14 

Grades 5-6 Division B      $85     15 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym  
33008-02 W *6-8:45 pm Dec 7-Mar 15 

Grades 7-8 Division C      $85     15 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym  
33008-03 Th *6-8:45 pm Dec 8-Mar 16