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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Park Forest Tennis Club - Winter Session 2 Tennis Lessons

The Tennis & Health Club offers lessons to every member of the family, from youth to tournament level juniors and adults. Our professional instructors are top-notch players who take a personal interest in you, regardless of your level of play. Both gr...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Volunteers Needed for the Park Forest Beautification Awards Committee

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The Park Forest Beautification Awards Committee needs volunteers to assist with the 2022 Beautification Awards.  Volunteers may be asked to:  

  • Attend Beautification Award Meetings
  • Review the 2022 property nominations
  • Help select the propert...
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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: December 30, 2021

Proof of Vaccine Mandate - Effective January 3, 2022

Following Cook County's latest public health guidance, and to ensure we are doing our part to keep our community safe, Recreation, Parks and Community Health will require all members and guests to show proof of full vaccination beginning Monday, January 3...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: December 6, 2021

How to Obtain a 2022 Park/Equipment Permit - Pre-registration Appointment Required

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The annual Park Permit Lottery will not be held this year. Please click on the link below to view the 2022 procedure for obtaining a park/equipment permit.How to Obtain a 2022 Park/Equipment Permit If you have any questions, please contact the De...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Park Forest Tennis & Health Club Session 2 Tennis Lessons

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The Tennis & Health Club offers lessons to every member of the family, from youth to tournament level juniors and adults. Our professional instructors are top-notch players who take a personal interest in you, regardless of your level of play. Both gr...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Park Forest Tennis & Health Club Fall Tennis Lessons

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The Tennis & Health Club offers lessons to every member of the family, from youth to tournament level juniors and adults. Our professional instructors are top-notch players who take a personal interest in you, regardless of your level of play. Both gr...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Recreation, Parks & Community Health Trips

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Recreation, Parks & Community Health has great trips planned for you!  Click on the link below to download the current trip brochure.  Recreation, Parks & Community Health Trip brochure - 8/20/21New trips are being added so conti...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Main Street Nights Begins Wednesday, June 23, 2021

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Main Street Nights begins Wednesday, June 23rd. Enjoy 8 nights of Free entertainment!    Click on the link below to view the 2021 Main Street Nights ScheduleMain Street Nights Flyer

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: June 18, 2021

2021 Summer Recreation, Parks & Community Health Brochure

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The Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health offers a variety of programs and events!  Click on the link below to view the 2021 Summer Recreation, Parks & Community Health Brochure.2021 Summer Brochure

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

9 Week Summer Flex - Register today!

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9 Week Summer Flex

Ready to finally get in shape and look good for you? Join our 9 Week Summer Flex!

Cardio Drumming with Michelle and Cardio Kickboxing with Aliyah. Each program will challenge you to push yourself. With hard work and a whole lot of fun, yo...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Somonauk Park ground breaking ceremony set for May 1

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A ground breaking ceremony will be held this Saturday, May 1, at 10 a.m. at Somonauk Park in celebration of the park’s first major makeover in nearly 30 years. 
Somonauk Park, located on Somonauk Street in the southern portion of Park Forest, and ...
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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Soccer Basics & Skill Development Ages 6-14

New Program!  - Soccer Basics & Skill Development – Ages 6-14Village Sports is proud to present Soccer Basics and Skill Development! This fundamental skills based 6-week training program introduces your athlete to ball skills, passin...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Bitty Soccer Spring Camp Ages 4-5 years

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Bitty Soccer Spring Camp - Ages 4-5 yearsVillage Sports is proud to present Bitty Soccer! This introductory fundamental skills based 6 week program introduces your little kicker to the game of soccer thru learning ball skills, passing and defense.&nbs...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 16, 2021

Freedom Hall's March Virtual Concert

Freedom Hall, in cooperation with the band Better Together, is proud to announce its first in-house streaming concert production of 2021: Songs of Hope and Healing: Soul, Jazz, & Gospel Favorites. The show premieres Friday, March 19 at 7 pm and will b...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Line Dancing begins May 3, 2021 - Register today!

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Beginners Line Dance is a moderately paced dance that combines exercise and dance into one. The dance steps will target/exercise the hips, legs, knees and feet. Participants are encouraged to go at their own pace and to have a good time. The class will be...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 4, 2021

New Programs Just Added! (Men's Softball, Cheer4LYFE, InspireDANCE & Ibang/Walk)

Recreation, Parks & Community Health just added 4 new programs!  Contact Recreation, Parks & Community Health for more information at 708-748-2005. Thursday Men's Premier Softball LeaguePark Forest will continue to offer its qual...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

BLS Healthcare Providers CPR Classes - March 20, 2021 & May 15, 2021

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BLS Healthcare Providers CPR ClassesTaught by the Park Forest Fire Department

Currently to meet COVID guidelines we will only be able to teach a maximum of 5 students per class.

The BLS Healthcare Providers CPR class is intended for Healthcare Professionals...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Taekwondo & Just Ballin' Bitty Camp - Register today!

TaekwondoTaekwondo 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 mea...

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

New Trip - Lunch at Thithi’s Restaurant May 12, 2021

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Thithi's Restaurant, featured on WTTW's own Check Please! is Evergreen Park's hidden gem known for great experiences, delicious food, amazing martinis and pleasant staff. This 4.5-star restaurant features a mix of Thai and French cuisine in an upscale est...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Upcoming Thorn Creek Nature Center Programs

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THORN CREEK NATURE CENTER                       247 Monee Road, Park Forest, IL 60466708-747-6320 thorn_creek@att.netWebsite: http://tcwoods.orgFEB...

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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: August 25, 2021

FREE Workshop | Aging in a Changing Region

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The Village of Park Forest has received a technical assistance award from the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus to participate in their “Aging in a Changing Region” program.  The goal of this program is to undertake ...

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Village of Park Forest - Economic Development & Planning News