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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

Easter Egg-stravaganza!

Links to Activities listed above. On-line Scavenger Hunt March 29 - https://www.facebook.com/pfrecandparks

Easter Trivia April 1 - https://forms.gle/59zJW5ikkRRnTmLD8Bunny Costume Contest April 2 - Submit your photo to tlucas@vopf.com by April 1, ...

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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: January 19, 2021

Recreation, Parks & Community Health Trip - Riverside Casino & Golf Resort - April 5-7, 2021

Riverside Casino & Golf Resort (Riverside, IA)April 5-7, 2021 - Program # 14822-01Fees:  Single Occupancy $338 per person             Double Occupancy $225 per person

*Full payment...

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