Spring into fun with the Schaumburg Park District

By Schaumburg Park District

Exciting classes, spring break camps and events coming to you this spring from the Schaumburg Park District!

The Park District’s Spring Program Guide will be direct-delivered to resident mailboxes beginning Feb. 10.

In addition to the summer camp insert, the guide includes exciting events and programs in athletics, cultural arts, early childhood, senior activities and Spring Valley.

“The switch to USPS delivery of our program guide has been wonderfully successful. It is a dependable method of delivery to every mailing address within the District and we’re so pleased to offer this level of service to our residents,” said Pat Casler, director of communications and corporate relations for the District.

Resident registration begins 7 a.m., Feb. 23 and non-resident registration begins 7 a.m., March 9.

Look forward to the exciting classes, spring break camps and events coming to you this season!

For more information, call (847) 985-2115.

Learn tennis at the Schaumburg Park District

By Schaumburg Park District

Become a tennis ace.

Aces 1 is a program for children ages 6-8. Participants will learn motor skills and hand-eye-coordination. Beginning stroke mechanics will be introduced on the forehand, backhand and serve.

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  • 5-6 p.m., March 3-April 14
  • 5-6 p.m., March 5-April 16
  • 4-5 p.m., March 6-April 17
  • 10-11 a.m., March 7-April 18

Age appropriate equipment will be used. All 6-year-olds must have completed one session of Tiny Tennis.

For more information, visit www.parkfun.com.

 

Score a goal in Kiddy Kickers Soccer

By Schaumburg Park District

Learn the rules of soccer.soccer-camps

This class will introduce the rules and fundamentals of soccer. Participants will practice and improve dribbling, passing, shooting and teamwork skills through drills and games.

Upcoming classes include:

  • 4-6 year olds | 4:30-5:15 p.m. | Feb. 16-March 16 | Community Recreation Center
  • 6-9 year olds | 5:15-6 p.m. | Feb. 16-March 16 | Community Recreation Center
  • 2-3 year olds | 9:45-10:30 a.m. | Feb. 17-March 17 | Meineke Recreation Center
  • 6-9 year olds | 6:30-7:15 p.m. | Feb. 18-March 18 | Sport Center
  • 4-6 year olds | 10-10:45 a.m. | Feb. 21-March 21 | Schaumburg Tennis Plus

For more information, call (847) 985-2115 or visit www.parkfun.com.

How to Eat Right, Plan Right and Shop Right

By School District 54

SPUSchaumburg Parent University presents “How to Eat Right, Plan Right and Shop Right” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the District 54 Rafferty Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg.

Kirsten Johnson, Lead Clinical Dietitian in Pediatrics for Alexian Brothers Health System, will discuss which foods to focus on for good health, how to make healthier lunches and dinners for your family, and easy-to-implement shopping tips that focus on health.

Please contact Meg Kwak (847.357.5191) at Stevenson School to register. Please leave your name, contact information, number of adults attending, and number of children who will need free childcare this evening.

This presentation will be in English and is for adults only.

 

Fitness Fun for Little Ones – Register for Winter Fitness Programs at the Schaumburg Park District

By Schaumburg Park District

The weather outside is frightful but fitness fun is delightful.

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The Schaumburg Park District offers plenty of workout wonders throughout the winter season. Barracudas Swim Team, Flag Football Skills Program, Tiny Tennis, Zumba Kids and more will be happening all winter long. Fitness and fun come together for one fun experience that everyone can enjoy!

 

The Schaumburg Park District’s winter program guide is now available and features the Schaumburg CAN logo for program options that combine physical activity with colossal amounts of fun.

 

Resident registration begins Nov. 3 at 7 a.m.; non-resident registration begins Nov. 24 at 7 a.m. and is available at District registration facilities.

 

For more information, call (847) 490-7020 or visit www.parkfun.com.

Familiarize Yourself with Schaumburg Park District Fitness Equipment

By Schaumburg Park District

Pump yourself up and learn how to use fitness equipment.Schaumburg Park District Weight Training

The Youth Fitness Orientation class is a great way for teens to learn how to correctly use Selectorized fitness and cardio equipment. Orientation classes are for ages 12 to 13 and will be held at the Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Road.

After successfully completing the fitness orientation training, teens may use appropriate equipment at Schaumburg Park District fitness facilities.

Upcoming classes include:

Nov. 1

Nov. 15

Nov. 29

Dec. 13

For more information, call (847) 490-7015 or visit www.parkfun.com.

Dance like no one is watching at the Schaumburg Park District

By Schaumburg Park District

Experience the ultimate dance fitness party.

Get your groove on every Saturday 10:30-11:30 a.m., Nov. 1 to Dec. 6 at the Comm3/4 Dance Partyunity Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Road.

This rockin’ program is for ages 7 to 11 and features age-appropriate music and moves to get kids out of their seat and up on their feet. Experience a dance party like no other and be fearless on the dance floor.

For more information, call (847) 490-7020 or visit www.parkfun.com.

Fitness Fun for all at the Schaumburg Park District

By Schaumburg Park District

Early Chilhood Family Fun NightJumping and bending and stretching – oh my!

Get ready for an evening filled with fun and active games.  Parents and children will have a blast being active and playing group games at Fitness Fun class 6 to 7 p.m., Nov. 17 at the Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Road.

Gym shoes are required for this active class.  Parent must attend class with child.

For more information, call (847) 490-7015 or visit www.parkfun.com.

Schaumburg Park District gets kids moving to the groove at Zumbini

By Schaumburg Park District

Shake it out at Zumbini!

Get ready to dance and have fun 9:15-10 a.m., Oct. 31-Dec. 19 at the Community Recreation Center, 505

Zumbini

N. Springinsguth Road, at Zumbini.

Both parent and child will have fun at this unique class that combines Zumba with the science of child development which creates the ultimate bonding experience.

Each session parents will receive a brand new Zumbini Bundle containing a songbook and two copies of the class music CD. Parent must attend class with child.

For more information, call (847) 490-7020 or visit www.parkfun.com.

The Great Pumpkin Skate

By Hoffman Estates Park District

Enjoy the fall season with some ice skating on Oct.26 at 3 p.m. in Triphahn Center Ice Arena!

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Free admission if you come dressed in costume! Cookies and hot chocolate will be served too. The ice is cold and slippery so for safety, please be sure your costume is “ice friendly”. You will need see where you are going on the ice and be able to get up if you fall down. Costumes that have moveable parts or loose pieces will not be allowed on the ice for safety reasons. Bring your camera!

For more information, call 847-885-7500 or visit heparks.org.