Upcoming programs at Freeport Park District
From press releases
Freeport Park District has a number of classes and programs available this summer. Sign up now for:
Youth Tennis Lessons – July 6-22, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Taylor Park Gym. This class provides a solid foundation to maximize skill improvement and enjoyment. Instruction includes hand-eye coordination, racket skills and stroke production, with emphasis on groundstrokes, serves, returns and volleys. Court position, scoring and singles and doubles are introduced. For ages 6-10; register by July 2. Call (815) 235-6114, ext. 0 to charge by phone (Discover, Visa or MasterCard) or visit the Read Park office. Registrations may also be made at the Web site at www.freeportparkdistrict.org. Fee is residents $40, non-residents $45.
Tee Ball – July 12-Aug. 12, ages 4-5–6:30-7:30 p.m., Mon.& Wed. or Tues. & Thurs. Ages 6-8, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Mon. & Wed. Register by July 2. Fee is residents $50/ non-residents $55. For more information, call (815) 235-6114, ext. 109.
Martial Arts – all classes held at the Read Park Pavilion. Kahjok Tae Kwon Do begins July 5 through Aug. 25 and is $50 for residents, $55 for non-residents. Shaolin Kempo Kung Fu Self-Defense begins June 29 through Aug. 17 and is $50 for residents, $55 for non-residents. Tae Kwon Do (Beginner & Intermediate) begins July 1 through Aug. 19 and is $50 for residents, $55 for non-residents. Register by June 25 for any of these programs by calling (815) 235-6114, ext. 0 to charge by phone (Visa, Discover or MasterCard) or visit the Read Park office. Web site registration at www.freeportparkdistrict.org.
American Red Cross Swim Class – at Read Park Family Aquatic Center for ages 5-16. The six levels include: Level I–Introduction to Water Skills; Level II–Fundamental Aquatic Skills; Level III–Stroke Development; Level IV–Stroke Improvement; Level V–Stroke Refinement; Level VI–Swimming and Skill Proficiency. Pre-requisite for each level is the successful demonstration of skills from the preceding level, except Level I. Second Session is Mon.-Fri., July 5-16; register by June 30. Third Session is Mon.-Fri., July 26-Aug. 6; register by July 21. Fees are $38 for residents, $42 for non-residents. Call the Freeport Park District at (815) 235-6114, ext. 0 to charge by phone (Discover, Visa or MasterCard) or stop by the Freeport Park District office, 1122 S. Burchard, or register online.
Explorer Camp – for children ages 8-12 years. Campers will spend the day exploring nature and participating in cooperative games and activities in Krape Park. Activities include tie-dying camp T-shirts, making camp crafts, and taking advantage of all the amenities offered. Campers will also take weekly field trips as well as trips to the pool in Read Park. An adventurous and educational field trip will be offered each week. First week runs June 21-25, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For those needing extended care, campers can be dropped off before regular camp hours and picked up after regular camp hours. Location: Krape Park Community Building. Weekly camp fees are $140 for residents, $161 for non-residents. Extended care is $30. For more information or to register, call the Freeport Park District at (815) 235-6114 using MasteraCard, Visa or Discover, or stop by the Read Park office, 1122 S. Burchard Ave. Or register online at www.freeportparkdistrict.org.
From the June 23-29, 2010 issue
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