Park District news briefs

Youth softball—just for fun

Boys and girls ages 8-12 can learn slo-pitch softball skills in a fun, non-competitive atmosphere at one or more Softball Fun Days three-day programs this summer at Rockford Park District ‘s Sportscore One, 100 Elmwood Rd., Rockford. Participants will learn fielding, hitting, base running, and pitching in Tuesday-Thursday sessions from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sessions are held June-August; dates vary according to age groupings. Fees are $35 per session, or $150 for all five sessions. Registration brochures with program schedules are available at Park District offices and facilities, or by calling 636-8339 (TTY, 885-4295). Register by mail, fax (credit card only), or in person at the Park District Sinnissippi Park Office, 1401 N. Second St., Rockford. Registration will end May 20 or when capacity is reached, whichever comes first.

Park District Memorial Day closings

Rockford Park District’s Sinnissippi Park Office will be closed Saturday, May 29 and Monday, May 31 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. The office will re-open Tuesday, June 1 with normal office hours of 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday (phone service available until 4:30 p.m. only), and 8:30 a.m.-noon on Saturdays (Saturdays through July only). The Customer Service phone is 987-8800 (TTY, 963-DEAF). A 24-hour recorded events information line is available at 968-PLAY (7529).

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