Schaumburg Park District Half Pint Hoopsters are a slam dunk

By Schaumburg Park District

Youth BasketballHalf Pint Hoopsters are SPD MVPs.

 

Half pint hoopsters will learn the basics of basketball at the Sport Center, 1141 W. Irving Park Road, Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Road and Schaumburg Tennis Plus, 1416 N. Payne Road.

 

Hoopsters will practice and improve skills including dribbling, shooting and passing.  Learning the game is only the first part of this class, hoopsters will also learn how to work as a team and develop teamwork skills throughout the camp as well.

 

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

Zumba Kids have more fun

By Schaumburg Park District

Learn some new moves and feel fearless on the dance floor!

Get your groove on and dance like no one is watching at Zumba Kids classes at the Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Road.3/4 Dance Party

Ready to rock this program is for ages 7 to 11 and features age-appropriate music and moves to get kids grooving to the beat.  Experience the ultimate dance party and be fearless on the dance floor.

Upcoming classes include:

10:30-11:30 a.m.  Sept. 20-Oct. 25  Community Recreation Center

10:30-11:30 a.m.  Oct. 31-Dec. 19  Community Recreation Center

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

Familiarize Yourself with Schaumburg Park District Fitness Equipment

By Schaumburg Park District

Fitness can be fun, if done properly.

 

Learn how to correctly use Selectorized fitness and cardio equipment through a Youth Fitness Training Orientation session.  Orientation sessions for ages 12 to 13 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 facilities.

 

Upcoming classes include:

Sept.6Community Recreation Center Fitness Center

Sept. 20

Oct. 4

Oct. 18

Nov. 1

 

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

Schaumburg Park District Sports Instruction Series are All-Stars

By Schaumburg Park District

Soccer, T-Ball, Basketball and Flag Football – oh my!

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So many sports and not enough time.  Children can try their hand at a variety of different sports throughout the fall at the Sport Center, 1141 W. Irving Park Road.

 

All Star Sports Instruction classes teach children fundamentals of sports like basketball, T-ball, soccer and flag football.  The sports are broken down so little sportsters can learn the basics at their own pace.

 

All Star Sports aims to mentally and physically engage all children and show them fitness is fun.

 

Classes are seven weeks long for each sport and start the first week in September.

 

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

Dance around at Zumbini

By Schaumburg Park District

Wiggle, sing and giggle at Zumbini!

Zoom over to the Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Road, for Zumbini fun.

Zumbini

The unique combination of Zumba with the science of child development brings parent and child together for the ultimate bonding experience.

Upcoming classes include:

9:15-10 a.m.  Sept. 5-Oct. 24  Community Recreation Center

9:15-10 a.m.  Oct. 31-Dec. 19  Community Recreation Center

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.

Fit and Fun all in One – Register for Fall Fun Now at the Schaumburg Park District

By Schaumburg Park District

The weather might be getting cooler but the fun is just warming up.

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The Schaumburg Park District has endless amounts of fun in store for the fall season.  The Great Pumpkin Dodgeball Tournament, Little Sluggers T-Ball, Half Pint Hoopsters and more will be happening all fall long.  With so many options, there will be plenty of fun for everyone!

 

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 and non-resident registration is open and available at District registration facilities.

 

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

Little Sluggers T-Ball is a homerun

By Schaumburg Park District

Little Slugger T-BallLittle sluggers will learn to play like the pros.

 

T-ball is coming to and little leaguers are flocking to the Sport Center, 1141 W. Irving Park Road, and Meineke Recreation Center, 220 E. Weathersfield Way.

 

New little leaguers will learn the fundamentals of America’s favorite pastime.  Participants will practice and improve throwing, catching, hitting, base-running and teamwork skills through drills and games.

 

Participants must bring a baseball glove to each class.

 

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

Jump in to Schaumburg Park District Gymnastics

By Schaumburg Park District

Gymnastic classes galore are offered all throughout the fall.

 

The Sport Center, 1141 W. Irving Park Road, is home to the gymnastics center that holds instructional classes and camps for boys and girls ages 2 to 14.  It is also home to a competitive team program and has instructors available for private lessons.

 

Class offerings include:

  • Parent/Tot – Designed for parents with their 2-3-year-old child. Parents are required to participate in every class.
  • Tot – Children are taught age appropriate gymnastics movements and concepts. Children must be potty-trained.
  • Jr. Gymnastics – Children are taught basic gymnastics skills and gym safety rules.Gymnastics at the Sport Center.
  • Girls/Boys Beginner – Beginners learn basic gymnastics skills while moving around the gym in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Girls/Boys Intermediate – Designed for the gymnast who has mastered basic skills at each event and is ready to learn more difficult skills while working on connecting sequences.
  • Girls/Boys Advanced – Continues training for those who do not want to join a team or work on routines.
  • Tumble/Cheer – Incorporates balance work, jumps and heavy concentration on tumbling.
  • Junior Team – Designed for the child who shows an exceptional level of intensity and has mastered basic skills at an early age.
  • Team – Designed to provide quality training for gymnasts.

 

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

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.