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TENNIS LESSONS 
Tennis lessons will be offered starting in early June.  Click on the links below for summer schedules.  For more information contact the Tennis & Health Club at 708-481-6060. 

Links: 

Summer Tennis Lessons

High School Summer Tennis Camp

SESSL Bitty Soccer Camp 
The South-East Suburban Soccer League (IL) is proud to present Bitty Soccer! This fundamental skills based 7-week training program introduces your little kicker to ball skills, passing, defense and small-sided games (depending on rosters). Let the SESSL grow your soccer game to the next level!

Ages 3-4      $62      7 weeks
23007-01   M & W    6-6:30 pm    July 9-Aug 22      Meets at Somonauk Park (New dates and time) 
23007-02   M & W    6-6:30 pm    Sept 10-Oct 24    Meets at Central Park, Field A (New dates, time and location) 

South-East Suburban Soccer League (IL) Training Camp
New to the Chicago Southland is the South-East Suburban Soccer League (IL). The SESSL is led by Coach Ben Oparanozie, a US Soccer Class B Coach who has played and coached professionally in India and Nigeria. The 7-week training program meets twice a weeks and features ball skills, advanced passing, amazing defense and small-sided games (depending on rosters). Let the SESSL grow your soccer game to the next level!  Please note: Tournaments/Match Play may be offered at an additional cost.

Ages 5-14    $87    7 weeks
23024-01   M & W    6-7 pm    July 9-Aug 22      Meets at Somonauk Park (New dates and time)
23024-02   M & W    6-7 pm    Sept 10-Oct 24    Meets at Central Park, Field B (New dates, time and location)

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 $65 due first day of class to the instructor (One-time uniform fee. Fee subject to change).

Ages 4 years & Older     $52        6 weeks
Village Hall, Lower Level - Rooms 1 & 2
23201-02   Th    6-7:30 pm   Aug 2-Sept 6  - New Start Date

Bitty Ball Summer Skills Academy
There is no off season in basketball. Come learn what it takes to be an elite player by working out with coaches and invited guests. Participate in drills and lessons according to your skill level. It all starts with a positive attitude and desire to develop your game. Are you ready for the challenge?  Pre-Kindergarten children must be 4 years old to participate. Participants should wear athletic shorts and athletic shoes.    

Grades Pre-Kindergarten-2nd  (Ages 4-8)    $50    6 Weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym
23003-01  Th   6:30-8 pm    July 12-Aug 16


Autumn 2018 Brochure

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. 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. It is also an Olympic Sport. Program is led by World Champion, Master Ben Effiok. No class November 22.  

A one-time $65 uniform fee is required (payable to the instructor) on the first day of the class. Uniform fee is subject to change.

Ages 4 years & Older     $60            7 weeks
Village Hall, Lower Level - Rooms 1 & 2
33201-01 Th    6-7:30 pm           Sept 13-Oct 25
33201-02 Th    6-7:30 pm           Nov 1-Dec 20

PF Excite! Cheer-PFYBL
Go Park Forest! Go Fight Win! The 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 and staff. No class December 26 and January 2.

*Payment plan available: $45 due at registration with the balance of $45 due by January 2, 2019. An additional $10 payment plan fee is due at registration.  

Grades 3-8     *$90      13 weeks
Recreation Center, Lower Level
33017-01 W 6:30-8 pm     Dec 5-Mar 13

Just Ballin Bitty Ball Pre-Season Camp
Great basketball players are made in the off-season. Get a jump start on the upcoming winter league and join us for a pre-season camp. Youth will learn the fundamentals of basketball in a fun, learning environment and participate in scrimmages allowing parents to see their child's progress and encourage them along the way. Coaches will emphasize skill development while promoting healthy competition. Program is led by Jimmie Bowen.

Pre-Kindergarten children must be 4 years old to participant.

Grades Pre-K/Kindergarten      $60     6 weeks
Talala School
33018-01 W 6:30-7:30 pm     Sept 26-Oct 31

Grades 1-2      $60     6 weeks
Talala School
33018-02 W 6:30-7:30 pm     Sept 26-Oct 31

Bitty Ball Winter League
Powered by Just Ballin...Bitty Ball 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.  No class December 25, December 26, December 27, January 1, January 2, and January 3.

Practices will be held during the week and players will be assigned teams and practice days on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday (depending on team and coach). Practice is held from 6:30-7:45 pm. Practices held at Talala School, games are on Sundays at the Recreation Center.

There will be a parent meeting on Saturday, December 8th at Rich East High School at 1 pm. 

Volunteers help make our programs possible. If you are interested in coaching or refereeing, please contact Kevin Adams at (708) 283-5650. There will be a Coaches Meeting on Saturday November 10th at 11 am for interested coaches at the Recreation Center.
Pre-Kindergarten children must be 4 years old to participant.

Grades Pre-K/Kindergarten  $75     9 weeks
Talala School
33003-01    T, W, Th    6:30-7:45 pm     Dec 11-Feb 21

Grades 1-2   $75     9 weeks
Talala School
33003-02    T, W, Th     6:30-7:45 pm     Dec 11-Feb 21

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 7th. No class December 25, December 26, December 27, January 1,
January 2, and January 3.

*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 8th at Rich East High School starting at
1 pm. Volunteers are needed. If you are interested in becoming a coach, please contact Kevin Adams at
708-283-5650. Coaches Meeting/Clinic will take place on Saturday November 10th at 11 am at the Recreation Center.

Payment Plan Available: $45 per child is due at registration with the remaining balance paid in full by January 2, 2019. A $10 payment plan processing fee is due at registration. Parent/Guardian must complete payment plan and registration paperwork at the Recreation & Parks Department.  

Grades 3-4     $90     12 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym  
33008-01  Tu   *6-8:45 pm   Dec 11-Mar 12   (No Class December 25 & January 1) 

Grades 5-6     $90     12 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym  
33008-02  W   *6-8:45 pm   Dec 12-Mar 13   (No Class December 26 & January 2)

Grades 7-8     $90     12 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym  
33008-03  Th   *6-8:45 pm   Dec 13-Mar 14   (No Class December 27 & January 3)


Links:

Park Forest Baseball