Sport Center Family Fun Night at the Schaumburg Park District

By Schaumburg Park District

Sport Center Family Fun NightAll for fun and family fun for all!

In honor of Nickelodeon’s World Wide Day of Play, bring the whole family out from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Sept. 19 to the Sport Center, 1141 W. Irving Park Road, for a night filled with fun and games.

Participants will enjoy an assortment of activities in the Sport Center’s 110,000 square foot facility.  Activities include volleyball, dodgeball, basketball, soccer, preschool tot lot activities, softball and gymnastics obstacle course.

Cost is free for residents and $5 for non-residents.  Concessions will be available for purchase.  The first 200 residents to register will receive a free gift at the door.

For more information, call (847) 891-1266 or visit www.parkfun.com.

Build confidence with Preschool Gymnastics

By Hoffman Estates Park District

Give your child a great introduction to gymnastics with Hoffman Estates Park District’s Preschool Gymnastics class located at the Triphahn Center, 1685 W.Higgins Road.

Preschool and kindergartners improve coordination, strength and balance, and build confidence in PreGym4themselves, all in a safe and professionally-instructed environment.

Children will be introduced to skills such as forward rolls, straddle rolls and backward skills. Basic skills will be introduced on each gymnastic event.

For more information, call 847-285-5432 or visit www.heparks.org.

Boogie Babies

By Hoffman Estates Park District

Help your little ones learn their first dance moves this fall in Hoffman Estates at Willow Recreation Center, 3600 Lexington Drive.

Tots can enjoy a fun filled structured class with the comfort of a familiar adult. This class will introduce young students to use their imaginations while developing gross motor skills, balance and rhythm through fun games and musical activities. Adults must be prepared to dance. Comfy clothes are a MUST and please no hard sole shoes.

Upcoming classes include:

Ages: 2-4 years 2:45-3:30 p.m. Sept.9-Dec.9 Willow Recreation Center

Ages: 2-4 years 2:00-2:45 p.m. Sept.11-Dec.11 Willow Recreation Center

Parents must attend class with child.

For more information, call 847-285-5432 or visit www.heparks.org.

Schaumburg Park District has kids “Movin’ and Groovin’ to Music”

By Schaumburg Park District

Shake and sway your way to the Schaumburg Park District’s Movin’ and Groovin’ to Music class.

Monday Night Fun

Move and groove to music and activities this fall on Wednesdays at the Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Road.

A great way to develop gross motor skills and hand-eye coordination, this class encourages playing with bean bags, feathers, scarves and the parachute while moving around to music.  There is also time to

play and explore the large play equipment.

Upcoming classes include:

Ages: 18-28 months  9:15-10:15 a.m.   Sept. 17-Nov. 12  Community Recreation Center

Ages: 24-36 months  10:30-11:30 a.m.  Sept. 17-Nov. 12  Community Recreation Center

Parent must attend class with child.

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

Monday Night Fun gets kids up and moving

By Schaumburg Park District

IMG_5202An active child is a happy and healthy child.

Join the fun and playful atmosphere that gets parents and children up and moving at Monday Night Fun.  This class meets from 6 to 7 p.m., Mondays, Sept. 15-Oct. 27 at the Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Road.

This class encourages parents and children to enjoy fitness through play.  Hoops, balls and jump ropes make this class a hopping good time.

Children must wear gym shoes.  Parent must attend class with child.

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

Game. Set. Match. Youth Tennis Lessons

By Schaumburg Park District

 Schaumburg tennis plus playerTennis lessons are taking over this fall.

Tots will learn the basics of the game and develop motor skills and hand-eye coordination through Schaumburg Park District tennis lessons.  Lessons run for eight weeks and are held at Schaumburg Tennis Plus, 1416 N. Payne Road.

Tennis lessons are available for ages four and up.

For more information, call (847) 884-0678 or visit www.parkfun.com.

Get your kicks at Kiddy Kickers Soccer

By Schaumburg Park District

Get ready to kick it soccer style.

Kids will learn the basics of soccer at Kiddy Kickers Soccer.  Classes run six weeks and are held at the Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Road; Meineke Recreation Center, 220 E. Weathersfield Way; Sport Center, 1141 W. Irving Park Road and Schaumburg Tennis Plus, 1416 N. Payne Road.

The little kickers will be introduced to the rules and fundamentals of the game.  Dribbling, passing, shooting and team work will be practiced and improved through fun drills and games.Soccer Schaumburg park District

Participants should wear shin guards to class.

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

Fall into fun with healthy and active programs

By Schaumburg Park District

2014-Fall-Brochure-CoverFall is near, the air is clear and it is always a good day to be active.

Summer is coming to a close and fall activities are starting up.  The Schaumburg Park District is chalk full of fall fun for all ages.  The Schaumburg Park District’s fall 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 is available now at District registration facilities and parkfun.com.  Non-resident registration begins Aug. 11.

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

Kids will have a ball playing Balloon Ball

By Schaumburg Park District

Balloon ball is an energetic new game that teaches children just how fun exercise can be.

All is fair in Balloon ball. Balloon ball is an exciting new sport that is played like soccer with a few new additions; children are able to pick up the ball and run with it, throw it or kick it into one of the two goals to score.

Balloon ball classes start July 12 and are held at Meineke Recreation Center, 220 E. Weathersfield Way.

With a faster pace and fewer rules than soccer, kids are not being corrected as much in this new exciting game. Kids will be taught coordination and balance along with the importance of exercise that their bodies need.

Kids just love this new game that was created by Kids First.

For more information, call (847) 985-2143 or visit www.parkfun.com.

Get a strike in Kids First Bowling

By Schaumburg Park District

Join experienced coaches as they challenge bowlers through competitive and fun drills that develop skills and raise scores, 9 a.m. – noon, July 28- Aug. 1 at Strike Ten Lanes, 800 E. Nerge Road, Roselle.

Kids First Bowling will teach bowler’s body balance, follow through, ball locations, spins, lane symbols, ball speeds, scoring, practice tips, safety awareness and sportsmanship.

“The Kids First Bowling program allows young bowlers to enjoy the sport of bowling with coaches who specialize in working with kids in a recreational setting”, said athletic supervisor Derek Dvorak.  “It is the type of class that will help bowlers who have limited experience learn bowling rules and proper mechanics in a fun pressure-free setting”.

This program is available for ages 6-14 yrs. The cost is $105 for residents and $125 for non-residents.

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