Sports

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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 its practitioners, through self-respect, indomitable spirit of discipline, coordination and control. Program is led by World Champion, Master Ben Effiok. No class July 4. 

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     $60       6 weeks
Village Hall, Lower Level - Rooms 1 & 2
33201-01   Th      6-7:30 pm     Sept 19-Oct 24
33201-02   Th      6-7:30 pm     Nov 7-Dec 19



PF Excite! Cheer League
Go Park Forest! Go Fight Win! The PF Excite! Cheer League is designed for our young dancers and cheerleaders. Participants in this program will combine cheers, jumps, dances and stunts and will cheer at Bitty Ball and RPFYBL basketball league games during the season on Saturdays.  All participants will receive uniform and year end awards. Practice location may vary. Program is led by Shaunita Jones and staff. No class during Holiday Break (December 25, 2019 and January 1, 2020) . Registration Deadline: December 6, 2019. Kindergarten children must be 4 years old to participate in the program.

*Payment plan available: $45 per child due at registration with the balance due by January 8, 2020. An additional $10 payment plan fee is due at registration.

Grades Kindergarten-8th   *$90     14 weeks
Recreation Center, Lower Level
33017-01   W   6:30-8 pm     Dec 4-Mar 18


Just Ballin Preseason Bitty Ball 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.

*Note:  Time change:  Pre-K and Kindergarten from 6-7pm
                                      1st/2nd Graders from 7:15-8:15pm

Grades Pre-Kindergarten-2     $60     6 weeks
Talala School, Gym 333 Talala St.
33018-01     W    *6-8:15 pm Sept 25-Oct 30


Bitty Ball Winter League
Powered by Just Ballin...Bitty Ball is a fundamentally driven division specifically for our smallest hoopers in grades Pre-Kindergarten 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 24, 25, 26, 31, 2019 and January 1, 2, 2020. Registration deadline: November 22, 2019. 

*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 6:30-7:45pm. Practices held at Talala School, games are on Sundays at the Recreation Center. Visit www.quickscores.com/rpfybl for rosters and practice schedules.

There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on Saturday, November 23, 2019 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 Clinic on Saturday October 26, 2019 at 11 am for interested coaches at the Recreation Center.


*Payment plan available: $40 per child due at registration with the balance due by January 6, 2020. An additional $10 payment plan fee is due at registration.

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

Grades Pre-K/Kindergarten  $80     10 weeks

Talala School
33003-01 *T, W, Th     6:30-7:45 pm     Dec 3-Feb 20

Grades 1-2   $80  10 weeks
Talala School
33003-02 *T, W, Th      6:30-7:45 pm     Dec 3-Feb 20


Richton-Park Forest Youth Basketall League (RPFYBL)
Two Communities. One League. One Goal. The RPFYBL 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 full uniform and basketball 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 be issued at the parent’s expense ($45). Registration deadline is November 22, 2019.

BONUS!  FREE 3-Week Clinic! Clinic will be held Saturday, November 2-November 16, 2019 at 1 pm at Richton Park Community Center.

*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 will be either 5:15-6:15 pm, 6:30-7:30 pm or 7:45-8:45 pm once assigned to a team. Participants may practice in Richton Park or Park Forest. Visit www.quickscores.com/rpfybl for rosters and practice schedules.
 League Draft and Parents Meeting will take place Saturday, November 23, 2019 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 708-748-2005. Coaches Meeting/Clinic will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 11 am at the Recreation Center.

Payment Plan Available: $50 per child is due at registration with the remaining balance paid in full by January 6, 2020. 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     $95    14 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym  
33008-01 *T, W, Th      *5:15-8:45 pm     Dec 3-Mar 19 

Grades 5-6     $95 14 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym  
33008-02 *T, W, Th      *5:15-8:45 pm     Dec 3-Mar 19 

Grades 7-8     $95 14 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym  
33008-03 *T, W, Th     *5:15-8:45 pm     Dec 3-Mar 19 





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