RECREATION GUIDE Downers Grove Park District - WINTER 2020

 
RECREATION GUIDE Downers Grove Park District - WINTER 2020
Downers Grove Park District
RECREATION GUIDE
                     WINTER 2020

630.960.7500 •   INFO@DGPARKS.ORG •       • DGPARKS.ORG

            RESIDENT REGISTRATION • NOV. 25
           NON-RESIDENT REGISTRATION • DEC. 2
RECREATION GUIDE Downers Grove Park District - WINTER 2020
Beautiful Smiles
for the Entire Family
                                                                                                                                       CREATING
                                                                                                                                      BEAUTIFUL
                                                                                                                                      SMILES FOR
                                                                                                                                        OVER 50
                                                                                                                                        YEARS!

                                                                                                           $49 EXAM & CLEANING
                                                                                                    Includes regular cleaning and exam for adults and children. Adults regularly
                                                                                                   $199. Pediatric patients may include fluoride and 2-bite wing x-rays. Regularly
                                                                                                             $257. All other x-rays at additional cost. New patients only.

                                                                                                                     FREE COSMETIC
                                                                                                                     CONSULTATION
                                                                                                    Schedule an appointment with any of Grove’s general dentists for a no charge

WWW.GROVEDENTAL.COM
                                                                                                  cosmetic consultation. Let this be your first step toward the smile of your dreams.

General Dental Directors: John C. Frenzel, DDS, Mark A. Kostko, DDS, Gregory M. Shubat, DDS                  FREE ORTHODONTIC
Pediatric Dentists: Mark D. Cabana, DDS, Mina H. Chung, DDS, MS
Orthodontists: Samuel B. Allen, DDS, MSD, Nishant Patel, DDS, MS
                                                                                                             EXAM & EVALUATION
Oral Surgeon: David H. Smith, DMD • Endodontist: Eric J. Kunath, DDS                               Includes orthodontic exam and panoramic x-ray, treatment recommendations
Periodontist: Michael P. Cunningham, DDS, MS                                                                 (including Invisalign), estimated treatment time and fees.
For complete listing of doctors and services, visit GroveDental.com

      BOLINGBROOK                                           DOWNERS GROVE                      LOMBARD                                           WHEATON
                                                                                                                                                                                        Code: DGP52

           160 E. Boughton Rd.                                    6800 Main St., Third Fl.    2 E. 22nd St., Ste. 201                      55 East Loop Rd., Ste. 201
         630-759-8940                                                 630-969-5350            630-627-4680                                   630-653-8899
RECREATION GUIDE Downers Grove Park District - WINTER 2020
RECREATION GUIDE Downers Grove Park District - WINTER 2020
2020 WINTER                               REGISTRATION DATES
                                             NOV. 25 RESIDENT REGISTRATION OPENS

RECREATION GUIDE                             DEC. 2 NON-RESIDENT REGISTRATION OPENS

WHAT’S INSIDE...                          FACILITY DIRECTORY
TABLE OF CONTENTS                         LINCOLN CENTER
                                          935 Maple Ave., Downers Grove
    SPECIAL EVENTS                6-7     630.963.1300
    4500 FITNESS & PROGRAMS       10-16   DOWNERS GROVE GOLF CLUB
    OPEN GYM                      17      2420 Haddow Ave., Downers Grove
    YOUTH SPORTS                  18-23   630.963.1306
    YOUTH LEAGUES                 24-27
    ADULT SPORTS & LEAGUES        28-30   DOWNERS GROVE MUSEUM
                                          831 Maple Ave., Downers Grove
    DOWNERS GROVE GOLF CLUB       32-33
                                          630.963.1309
    GYMNASTICS                    34-35
    ICE SKATING                   36      DOWNERS GROVE RECREATION
    WINTER ACTIVITIES             37      CENTER & 4500 FITNESS
    MARTIAL ARTS                  38-40   4500 Belmont Ave., Downers Grove
    LINCOLN LEARNING CENTER       42-43   630.960.7250
    EARLY CHILDHOOD               44-49
                                          LYMAN WOODS NATURE CENTER
    LINK BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL    50-51   & PRESERVE
    YOUTH INTEREST                52-57   901 31st St., Downers Grove
    ADULT INTEREST                58-60   630.963.9388
    ADULT CENTER                  61-62
    TRIPS & TOURS                 63      MINER MIKE’S ADVENTURE GOLF
                                          McCollum Park, 6801 Main St., Downers Grove
    NATURE PROGRAMS               64-67
                                          630.963.8793
    HISTORY PROGRAMS              68-71
    SCHOOL OF THE ARTS: MUSIC &
    THEATER
                                  72-73
                                          PARK DIRECTORY
    SCHOOL OF THE ARTS: ART       74-75   For all park locations, visit dgparks.org
    SCHOOL OF THE ARTS: DANCE     76-79   DOERHOEFER PARK: 41st & Saratoga
    BIRTHDAY PARTIES              80-81   EBERSOLD PARK: 59th & Main
    REGISTRATION INFORMATION      82-83   FISHEL PARK: 1036 Grove St.
                                          HUMMER PARK: 4833 Fairview Ave.
                                          McCOLLUM PARK: 6801 Main St.

3 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER                       DETAILS ON PGS. 82-83

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PARK & FACILITY                                           BOARD OF
                                                    PARK COMMISSIONERS
IMPROVEMENT
PROJECTS
LEARN MORE @ DGPARKS.ORG

      PARKING LOT PROJECT                               PRESIDENT | CATHY MAHONEY
                                                         CMAHONEY@DGPARKS.ORG
      4500 BELMONT ROAD
      In September, parking lot improvements
      including the addition of 28 parking spots
      and a circle drop-off area were completed
      at the Downers Grove Recreation Center.

      HOOPERS HOLLOW PARK
      PLAYGROUND
                                                    VICE PRESIDENT | SANDRA MCDONNELL
      CHICAGO & CORNELL                                  SMCDONNELL@DGPARKS.ORG
      A renovated playground was installed at
      Hoopers Hollow Park in October. A grand
      opening celebration will be held in the
      spring of 2020.

      WHITLOCK PARK PATHWAY
      PROJECT
      40TH & FAIRVIEW                                    SECRETARY | LIZ HELLINGA
      The existing limestone perimeter path
                                                         LHELLINGA@DGPARKS.ORG
      at Whitlock Park was paved with asphalt
      in October. The asphalt path will reduce
      day-to-day maintenance and create a fully
      accessible surface for visitors.

      COMED GREEN
      REGION GRANT
                                                       TREASURER | JON DAHLSTROM
      DOERHOEFER & WHITLOCK PARKS                       JDAHLSTROM@DGPARKS.ORG
      In August, the Downers Grove Park District
      received a $5,000 ComEd Green Region
      Grant to convert the Doerhoefer and
      Whitlock Park detention basins into native
      vegetation. The project helps to eliminate
      mowing, provides an enhanced habitat for
      pollinators, creates improved water quality
      and introduces educational opportunities.

                                                       COMMISSIONER | BOB KOTULA
                                                         BKOTULA@DGPARKS.ORG
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SPECIAL EVENTS

    SANTA’S                                           NERF GUN NIGHT
    LETTER
    Santa has been very busy this
                                                      See page 21.

    year working with the elves to
    bring gifts to all of the good
    boys and girls. Give your child an
    opportunity to hear from “Mr. C”                  MERRY & BRIGHT
                                                      F ree !
    himself via a letter! Santa will mail                               Join us for a celebration of the season
    out letters by Dec. 11. Registration                                at this free family event! Learn about
    deadline is Dec. 5. Please be                     Victorian Christmas traditions, tour the holiday-decorated
    prepared to answer questions                      Victorian Blodgett house and listen to Victorian-era
    when registering online.                          carolers. Stroll the park while warming up around a
    Registration is open to Downers                   campfire and visit with Santa! Holiday snacks will be
    Grove Park District residents only.               available for purchase to enhance the holiday cheer.
    Age: 3-10 Residents: $3                           New this year—tree decorating contest. See page 69.
    Class #      Day    Date     Time                  Age   Day   Date      Time            Location
    472012-01    W      12/11    12:00am -             All   Sa    12/14     3:00 - 7:00pm   Downers Grove Museum
                                 10:00pm

    NEW YEAR’S EVE
    COUNTDOWN TO NOON
    Join us to ring in the new year at noon. We’ll celebrate with party favors, DJ Coach Josh, a photo booth, face
    painting, snacks,* a balloon drop and more! Parents must stay and supervise their children. Children under
    two are welcome to attend free of charge (must sign waiver at check in). Space is limited–register early!
    Sponsored by Grove Dental Associates, HomeLight and Oral Health Care Professionals, LLC.
     *Participants with food allergies may be exposed to allergens.
    By Dec. 26: R/NR: $15/$23            Starting Dec. 27: R/NR: $20/$30
     Class #     Age    Day     Date    Time                 Location
     472021-01   2-10   Tu      12/31   10:00am - 12:00pm    Recreation Center

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DADDY DAUGHTER
CANDY LAND BALL
Spend an unforgettable evening with your little sweetheart at our candy themed ball! Dads and their special
little girls are invited to enjoy sweet treats*, music and fun activities. On the way out, strike a pose in our
photo booth for a keepsake to remember this good time! "Substitute" daddies are welcome (grandpa,
uncle, etc.). *Children with food allergies may be exposed to food allergens. Each additional sibling will be
discounted 50%.
Age: 4-13		                  Min/Max: 60/70                     R/NR: $50/$60
Class #                      Date                    Day    Time                       Location

1720A03-01                   2/1                     SA     6:00-8:00pm                Lincoln Center

 ROAD RALLY
 Looking for adventure? Grab your neighbors
 and friends to create a team of 4 to 6 adults per

                                                                   MOTHER SON
 vehicle. You will get a map and bag of clues;
 you’ll need teamwork, logic and luck to stay on

                                                                   GYM JAM
 track. Some clues are helpful while others are
 designed to throw you off course. This exciting
 and somewhat physically challenging four-hour
 scavenger hunt on wheels will test your mind,                     Moms, have a fun filled evening with
 body and teamwork, so put on your thinking                        your special guy(s). Enjoy snacks, games,
 caps and start your engines! At the completion of                 entertainment and music with Coach Josh.
 the rally, teams meet for an awards presentation                  Dress casual. Substitute mommies are welcome
 and socialize at a pizza dinner. This fun-filled                  (grandma, aunt, etc.). All proceeds from the
 event is coordinated with the Bolingbrook, Lisle,                 event to benefit District 99 Senior Scholarships.
 Naperville and Woodridge Park Districts. Space is                 Sponsored by the Downers Grove Park District
 limited. Registration deadline is April 15. Captain’s             and the Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club.
 letters are emailed the week prior to the event. An
                                                                   Age: 4-12 Min/Max: 30/200
 email address is required upon registration.
                                                                   R/NR: $26/$36; $13/$18 each add'l child
 Age: 18+ Min/Max: 10/20
                                                                   Class #      Date   Day   Time          Location
 R/NR: $109/$129
                                                                   1720A02-01   2/21   F     6:30-8:30pm   Recreation
  Class #      Date   Day   Time          Location                                                         Center
  2720A00-01   4/18   SA    3:00-8:30pm   Bolingbrook
                                          Park District

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THANK YOU SPONSORS!
We would like to thank our 2019 Downers Grove Park District partners and sponsors. Partnerships established
  with local businesses and organizations assist the District in hosting dozens of special events, health and
environmental programs that enhance our community and contribute to Downers Grove’s reputation as one
                                of the region’s best places to live and work.

                                                      Member FDIC
                                                                                   ®
                                                                    Equal Housing Lender

ENGAGE WITH THE COMMUNITY! BECOME A 2020 SPONSOR
LEARN MORE AT DGPARKS.ORG OR EMAIL INFO@DGPARKS.ORG.
ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE!
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Family.
Faith. Fun.                                                                                                                                      E. 22nd

Our family ministry programs have something                                                 22nd Street

                                                                                                Glen Park Ave.
for kids of all ages — from classes and camps to                 Lombard

leadership and growth opportunities. We walk                                                                                 355

alongside you on the journey.

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We want to inspire your mind, heart and soul to thrive!               New
                                                                   Location
                                                                                              2 S361
                                                                                           GLEN PARK RD.

You’re invited to this redemptive community where you

                                                                              Lloyd Ave.
are welcomed, known and loved.                                                                                      Rd.
                                                                                            Butterfield

What are you doing this Sunday?

                                                                                                                                   Finley Rd.
We would love to meet you.                                         Downers Grove

                            We’ve moved one mile north
                            to our new location within the
                            Butterfield corridor area!                                                           Lacey Rd.

                            2S361 Glen Park Rd., Lombard
                                                                                                                                            88

                                                   WORSHIP SERVICE
                                                   Sundays | 10:45 a.m.
                                                   ChristChurch.us/parks

   Mind. Heart. Soul.
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YOUR HEALTHY CONNECTION

4500 FITNESS
RECREATION CENTER | 4500 BELMONT AVE. DOWNERS GROVE, IL | 630.960.7250

MONDAY - FRIDAY: 5AM - 10PM | SATURDAY: 6AM-7PM | SUNDAY: 7AM-6PM
At 4500 Fitness, you’ll find friendly and knowledgeable staff who will help you meet your fitness goals;
a wide array of group classes for every interest and to fit every schedule; open gyms that let you
hit the court running and other opportunities to learn more about healthy living.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
Newly updated cardio machines featuring personal TVs and Bluetooth capabilities!
   40+ Cardio Machines            Newly Remodeled Locker Rooms   Reduced Rates on Personal Training

   3-lane Indoor Track            Steam Rooms & Towel Service		  Reduced Rates on Premier &

   Free Weights                   Equipment Orientation			 Group Fitness Classes

2019 MEMBERSHIP RATES*
Get one month FREE when you pay for a year in full!
ENROLLMENT FEE: $30 FOR FIRST MEMBER / $20 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL

                                               RESIDENT RATES                        NON-RESIDENT RATES
 MEMBERSHIP TYPE                        PAID IN FULL   MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN         PAID IN FULL   MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN

 INDIVIDUAL                             $281           $25.50 ($306 annually)       $352           $32 ($384 annually)
 2nd FAMILY MEMBER                      $220           $20 ($240 annually)          $275           $25 ($300 annually)
 3+ FAMILY MEMBER                       $187           $17 ($204 annually)          $234           $21.25 ($255 annually)
 SENIOR INDIVIDUAL (62 YRS+)            $220           $20 ($240 annually)          $275           $25 ($300 annually)
 SENIOR COUPLE (62 YRS+)                $352           $32 ($384 annually)          $440           $40 ($480 annually)
 STUDENT (15-23 YRS)                    $220           $20 ($240 annually)          $275           $25 ($300 annually)
 MILITARY                               $220           $20 ($240 annually)          $275           $25 ($300 annually)
 BUSINESS                               $281           $25.50 ($306 annually)
All members must be a minimum of 15 yrs of age or older. Household members must live at same address. Students must be
full-time students. Fee is per person.
*Rates are subject to change. We reserve the right to cancel or change membership options.

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4500 FITNESS

Indoor Track
Free! No matter the
weather, come enjoy use of
the indoor track! The indoor
track is FREE to all visitors
ages 13 years and up.
Ages 7 to 12 may use track with
parent/guardian supervision.
Sign in at the check-in table in
the main lobby before using track.

Teen Fitness University
BECOME A MEMBER BEFORE AGE 15!
RESIDENT: $70 | NON-RESIDENT: $100
AGES 12-14 YEARS
Get certified with a nationally certified personal trainer!   KIDZONE
Pay NO ENROLLMENT FEE for a Fitness Membership
within 30 days of completing the program. Forms available
                                                              CHILDCARE CENTER
at 4500fitness.org. A 24-hour cancellation is required to     CHILDREN AGES 12 WEEKS - 12 YEARS
avoid a $25 fee.                                              We’ll keep an eye on your children in the KidZone
                                                              Childcare Center while you work out! Our staff are
                                                              CPR and First Aid certified. Visit 4500fitness.org
Group Exercise Classes                                        for the latest schedules, hours of operation and
Purchase punch card or add-on to your 4500 Fitness            information about using KidZone.
Membership. View the group exercise schedule at               MEMBERSHIP TYPE    PAID IN FULL         PAYMENT PLAN
4500fitness.org.                                              ONE CHILD          $204                 $17/MONTH
GROUP EXERCISE CLASSES INCLUDE:                               TWO CHILDREN**     $288                 $24/MONTH
BODY PUMP | CYCLE | YOGA | ZUMBA                              THREE OR MORE      $384                 $32/MONTH
PILATES | BOOT CAMP | STEP & TONE                             CHILDREN**
PUNCH CARDS                                                   *All children must be in the same household of the
VISITS         FITNESS MEMBER*   RESIDENT   NON-RESIDENT      attached active fitness member.
ONE CLASS      $8                $10        $15
FIVE CLASSES
TEN CLASSES
               $35
               $60
                                 $45
                                 $80
                                            $67
                                            $120
                                                              FITZONE
                                                              CHILDREN AGES 5-12 YEARS
UNLIMITED: ADD-ON MEMBERSHIP                                  Presented by KidZone, FitZone gives your kids
MEMBERSHIP TYPE          PAID IN FULL*   PAYMENT PLAN         the chance to get some exercise while you work
INDIVIDUAL MEMBER        $228            $19 PER MONTH        out. Kids can participate in supervised open gym
Join any class on the Group Exercise Class schedule.          including games and activities at the Recreation
All participants must be 15 years and up. Purchased           Center. Kidzone Daily, Unlimited Kidzone or Kidzone
classes expire 6 months from the date of purchase.            punch card visits are accepted for Fitzone. Visit the
*Fee is per person on the membership.                         Registration Desk for details or call 630.960.7250.
                                                              DATE               TIME                      FEE
                                                              NOV. 25-29         8:30 AM - 12:00 PM        $10/CHILD

WORK IN DOWNERS GROVE?                                        JAN. 2-3           8:30 AM - 12:00 PM        $10/CHILD

With proof of employment, you can receive                     JAN. 20            8:30 AM - 12:00 PM        $7/CHILD
resident rates on the following:                              FEB. 17            8:30 AM - 12:00 PM        $7/CHILD
 FITNESS MEMBERSHIP
                                                              FEB. 28            8:30 AM - 12:00 PM        $7/CHILD
 DAILY FITNESS CENTER GUEST PASS
                                                              MARCH 30-APRIL 3   8:30 AM - 12:00 PM        $15/CHILD
 GROUP EXERCISE DAILY PASSES

 OPEN GYM
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PERSONAL
                                                                      30-MINUTE SESSIONS
                                                                       Number of Sessions        Individual        Partner Training
                                                                                                 Fitness Member    Fitness Member

TRAINING
Get real results with a fitness plan custom designed
                                                                       5
                                                                       10
                                                                      1-HOUR SESSIONS
                                                                                                 $137
                                                                                                 $250
                                                                                                                   $165
                                                                                                                   $301

                                                                       Number of Sessions        Individual        Partner Training
for your goals with a Nationally Certified Personal                                              Fitness Member    Fitness Member
Trainer. Call 630.960.7250 to make an appointment.                     1                         $50               $80
Sessions expire 6 months after purchase.                               5                         $240              $390
                                                                       10                        $460              $760

                                                                      Transformation Solutions
MEET OUR TRAINERS                                                     Designed for anyone aiming to lose more than 50
                                                                      pounds. This 26-week program offers 20 half-hour
                     CASEY LEE                                        sessions and includes exercise instruction, nutrition
                      Casey is certified through the National         support in 2-13 week programs with Pete Wilt, a
                      Council for Certified Personal Trainers and     nationally certified ACE® personal trainer and health
                      his goal is to educate and motivate his
                                                                      coach with proven success and a 29-year veteran in the
                      clients to a healthier life. He believes it's
                      essential to meet his client where they're      fitness field. Each client will be required to complete
currently at in their fitness journey and take purposeful steps in    a personal training packet and a doctor’s note may be
the direction of their goals.                                         required. Once you begin your session, no refunds will be
                                                                      applied.
                     ANNA AQUINO                                       Participant             13 Weeks       26 Weeks
                    Anna is certified by the American Council
                                                                       Fitness Member          $500           $980
                    of Exercise and is eager to help you
                    experience the physical and emotional              Non-member              $620           $1,220
                    benefits of fitness. Her goals are to educate     NOTE: Non-member pricing includes a fitness membership for the
                    and motivate you and to help you define           length of the program.
and achieve your fitness goals and maintain a healthy, active
lifestyle.

                     PETE WILT                                        SilverSneakers Program
                     Pete is certified by the American Council        4500 Fitness is a proud partner with Tivity SilverSneakers
                     on Exercise and is dedicated to providing        Fitness Program. With SilverSneakers, you can get fit
                     you with the knowledge and motivation to         when, where and how you want. The program, for older
                     achieve and maintain your fitness or sports
                                                                      adults, is available through many healthcare plans.
                     performance objectives. Pete incorporates
the latest health information and techniques into your                To check if you are eligible, visit silversneakers.com.
customized training plan.

                     LUANNE SPIROS                                    Prime Memberships
                    Luanne is certified by the American Council       Prime is a well-being benefit that is offered by most
                    on Exercise and incorporates a holistic           employers as part of a health insurance plan. Contact
                    approach to her client sessions, targeting        your insurance carrier to see if you qualify for this
                    multiple dimensions of health and wellness.
                                                                      benefit.
                    Her focus on teaching proper posture,
mobility, and balance allow her clients to develop confident
body awareness while exercising.
                                                                      NIHCA Rewards
                     TAISHA SELBY                                     Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota members can
                     Taisha is a National Academy of Sports           visit myBlueCross in the member self-service center at
                     Medicine Performance Enhancement                 www.bluecrossmn.com to find out if they are eligible.
                     Specialist. With a Bachelor's in Exercise        Members can click on the “Plan Details” tab and select
                     Science she is well equipped to educate
                                                                      “Health Programs and Discounts” and finally, select “find
                     you as she helps you navigate along your
fitness journey. Her goals are to motivate you and                    a fitness center.” Members must be at least 18 years old
assist you in reaching your fitness goals.                            to participate in the fitness discounts program.
PREMIER FITNESS CLASSES

PREMIER FITNESS CLASSES
Yoga Essentials                                                     Pilates with Ease
This class introduces fundamental yoga poses and                    NEW! Build muscle strength and mobility that are
breathing techniques to achieve a calm mind and                     crucial when performing everyday tasks and maintaining
body. Modifications are offered to accommodate joint                coordination through the entire body. This is a
limitations. Learn yoga poses with correct form, posture,           mat-based program and exercises start off at a basic level
and alignment and begin to improve your strength,                   and gradually increase to a more challenging intensity.
balance and flexibility.                                            Movements will challenge the core with resistance
Age: 15+ Min/Max: 6/12                                              coming from a number of directions. Resistance may be
Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center                           body weight alone, or props such as hand-weights or
Instructor: M: Vicki Klimkiewicz / W: Rita Meir                     bands.
Class #      Date          Day         Time           FM/R/NR       Age: 40+ Min/Max: 6/12 FM/R/NR: $38/$50/$75
1301J11-01   1/6 - 2/10    M           5:30-6:25pm    $38/$50/$75   Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
1301J11-02   1/8 - 2/12    W           5:00-5:55pm    $38/$50/$75   Instructor: Martine Henry
1301J11-03   2/17 - 3/23   M           5:30-6:25pm    $38/$50/$75   Class #      Date                Day        Time
1301J11-04   2/19 - 3/25   W           5:00-5:55pm    $38/$50/$75   1301J07-01   1/9 - 2/13          TH         4:00-4:45pm
                                                                    1301J07-02   2/20 - 3/26         TH         4:00-4:45pm

Chair Yoga
Practice yoga in a chair. Gently strengthen your spine and          Tai Ji Quan for Health:
core, increase flexibility and mobility and leave this class        Beginning & Continuing
relaxed and balanced.
                                                                    Experience the many health benefits of this traditional
Age: 18+ Min/Max: 6/15 FM/R/NR: $38/$50/$75                         Chinese exercise and martial art. Exercises help you
Location: Lincoln Center Instructor: Eileen Johnson                 improve concentration, reduce mental stress, stimulate
Class #      Date                Day           Time                 circulation and breathing, and develop better balance,
1301J04-01   1/7 - 2/11          TU            9:00-9:55am          flexibility and strength. Ideal for all fitness levels,
1301J04-02   1/7 - 2/11          TU            10:00-10:55am        individuals can modify the exercise to be as gentle or
1301J04-03   2/18 - 3/24         TU            9:00-9:55am          vigorous as desired. Expect 30 minutes of warm-up and
1301J04-04   2/18 - 3/24         TU            10:00-10:55am        cool down exercises, 30 minutes of Yang Short Form, and
                                                                    if taking the extended time option there is 30 minutes of
                                                                    Yang Long Form with focus on improving coordination,
Pilates with MELT Rollers                                           rooting and energetics if taking the extended time option
                                                                    with instructor approval.
Find your center of gravity by using a MELT roller, a
36-inch soft roller. Experience a posture change by                 Age: 18+ Min/Max: 6/12
re-hydrating and lengthening techniques done with the               Location: Lincoln Center Instructor: Judy Kline
MELT moves, learn challenging Pilate exercises to assist            Class #      Date          Day     Time            FM/R/NR
the body in functioning properly. Instructor is Stott Pilates       1301J01-01   1/7 - 3/10    TU      7:00-7:55pm     $63/$84/$114
and MELT Neuro-Strength trained.                                    1301J01-02   1/7 - 3/10    TU      8:00-8:30pm     $25/$35/$55

Age: 15+ Min/Max: 6/10 FM/R/NR: $48/$64/$94
Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
Instructor: Linda Ruff
Class #      Date                Day           Time
1301J13-01   1/6 - 2/10          M             8:05-9:00pm
1301J13-02   2/17 - 3/23         M             8:05-9:00pm

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PREMIER FITNESS CLASSES

Balance & Strength
Train and slow down the aging process by focusing on
mental health, cardiovascular conditioning, strength
training, flexibility and fall prevention and balance. Enjoy
practical exercises and approaches for training brains and
bodies.
Age: 40+ Min/Max: 6/12         FM/R/NR: $38/$50/$75
Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
Instructor: M: Kathy Ross / Th AM: Taisha Selby
            Denise Dimpfl (Thursday pm)
Class #      Date          Day      Time              Instructor
1301J05-01   1/6 - 2/10    M        4:00-4:45pm       Kathy Ross
1301J05-02   1/9 - 2/13    TH       11:15am-12:00pm   Taisha Selby
1301J05-03   1/9 - 2/13    TH       4:00-4:45pm       Denise Dimpfl   Intro to Cycle
1301J05-04
1301J05-05
             2/17 - 3/23
             2/20 - 3/26
                           M
                           TH
                                    4:00-4:45pm
                                    11:15am-12:00pm
                                                      Kathy Ross
                                                      Taisha Selby
                                                                      NEW!        An introduction to cycling that is low-impact
                                                                      and gentle on your joints. Improve your fitness by
1301J05-06   2/20 - 3/26   TH       4:00-4:45pm       Denise Dimpfl   building muscle, improving cardiovascular health and
                                                                      boost your energy. Receive instruction for proper indoor
                                                                      cycle bike setup and learn correct cycle bike techniques
Confident Core                                                        that will keep your joints safe. The time spent on the
Learn strengthening exercises to deal with incontinence.              bike will increase over the duration of the class sessions.
A strong core is important in balance and movement and                Exercises and stretches for knees, back and shoulders will
the pelvic floor muscles provide support to the internal              be included.
organs that lie on it. Develop strength and sync the                  Age: 15+ Min/Max: 6/12 FM/R/NR: $38/$50/$75
pelvic floor and abdominal muscles through the practice               Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
of activation and strengthening core muscles through                  Instructor: Karen Johnson
poses, exercises and breathing.                                       Class #          Date               Day      Time
Age: 15+ Min/Max: 6/12 FM/R/NR: $10/$14/$21                           1301J15-01       1/9 - 2/13         TH       9:15-10:00am
Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center                             1301J15-02       2/20 - 3/26        TH       9:15-10:00am
Instructor: Rita Meier                                                1301J15-03       2/21 - 3/27        F        5:30-6:15pm
Class #      Date               Day         Time
1301J10-01   1/22               W           6:05-7:00pm
1301J10-02   2/5                W           6:05-7:00pm               Weight Training for Women
1301J10-03   3/4                W           6:05-7:00pm               Recent studies show weightlifting two times a week can
1301J10-04   3/18               W           6:05-7:00pm               reduce overall body fat by three percentage points in
                                                                      just 10 weeks, while increasing bone density! A certified
                                                                      personal trainer provides resistance training, proper form,
                                                                      personal program design and muscle training theory.
                                                                      Age: 15+ Min/Max: 5/15
Stroller Strides                                                      Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
This functional, total-body conditioning workout is                   Instructor: Cari Zalesiak
designed for moms with kids in tow. Each 60-minute                    Class #      Date             Day   Time            FM/R/NR

workout is comprised of strength training, cardio and                 1301J00-01   1/6 - 2/10       M     7:10-8:00pm     $38/$50/$75
core restoration, all while entertaining little ones with             1301J00-02   1/8 - 2/12       W     7:10-8:00pm     $38/$50/$75
songs, activities and fun! Visit Fit4Mom.com or call                  1301J00-03   1/6 - 2/12       M/W   7:10-8:00pm     $66/$88/$118
Becky Kostelny at 630.538.1033 for rate information.                  1301J00-04   2/17 - 3/23      M     7:10-8:00pm     $38/$50/$75

DAY          TIME                LOCATION                             1301J00-05   2/19 - 3/25      W     7:10-8:00pm     $38/$50/$75

M/W/F        9:30 - 10:30AM      Recreation Center Gymnasium          1301J00-06   2/17 - 3/25      M/W   7:10-8:00pm     $66/$88/$118

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PREMIER FITNESS CLASSES

TRX FORMATS                                                    Min/Max: 5/10
                                                               Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
                                                               RECEIVE A 10% DISCOUNT FOR EARLY REGISTRATION!
TRX®30 (Ages 15+)                                               Register by Dec. 27 for the January session start.

                                                                Register by Feb. 7 for the February session start.
A class duration of 30 minutes using the TRX to
                                                               Class #         Day   Date          Time           FM/R/NR
strengthen both upper and lower body while improving
core strength.                                                 TRX® 30
                                                               1301J09-01      M     1/6 - 2/10    5:30-6:00am    $36/$48/$72
                                                               1301J09-02      TU    1/7 - 2/11    12:45-1:15pm   $36/$48/$72
TRX® for Strength (Ages 40+)                                   1301J09-04      TU    1/7 - 2/11    6:25-6:55pm    $36/$48/$72
The TRX Suspension Trainer is an effective way to              1301J09-09      M     2/17 - 3/23   5:30-6:00am    $36/$48/$72
decease or manage the risk of falling. Strengthen and          1301J09-10      TU    2/18 - 3/24   12:45-1:15pm   $36/$48/$72
lengthen the major muscles of the lower body and upper         1301J09-12      TU    2/18 - 3/24   6:25-6:55pm    $36/$48/$72
body as well as increasing mobility of the ankle, hip, spine   TRX® for Strength
and shoulder.                                                  1301J09-03      TU    1/7 - 2/11    5:15-6:10pm    $72/$96/$126
                                                               1301J09-07      TH    1/9 - 2/13    5:00-5:55pm    $72/$96/$126

TRX® & Rip Trainer® (Ages 18+)                                 1301J09-11      TU    2/18 - 3/24   5:15-6:10pm    $72/$96/$126
                                                               1301J09-15      TH    2/20 - 3/26   5:00-5:55pm    $72/$96/$126
Improve core strength and rotational power while
                                                               TRX® RIP Trainer
boosting endurance with a cardio element. Use the TRX
                                                               1301J09-05      W     1/8 - 2/12    6:00-6:55pm    $72/$96/$126
to leverage body weight and the Rip Trainer to boost
                                                               1301J09-08      TH    1/9 - 2/13    7:00-7:55pm    $72/$96/$126
rotational power. These elements will build power,
strength, flexibility, balance and mobility.                   1301J09-13      W     2/19 - 3/25   6:00-6:55pm    $72/$96/$126
                                                               1301J09-16      TH    2/20 - 3/26   7:00-7:55pm    $72/$96/$126
                                                               TRX® RIP Golfer
TRX® Rip Golfer (Ages 18+)                                     1301J09-06      W     1/8 - 2/12    7:00-7:55pm    $72/$96/$126
Train yourself to stay firmly connected to the ground as       1301J09-14      W     2/19 - 3/25   7:00-7:55pm    $72/$96/$126
you rotate from back swing to downswing. Use the TRX           TRX® for Kids
straps to strengthen muscle function in key areas such         1301J17-01      W     2/19 - 3/25   4:10-4:55pm    $48/$63/$93
as the glutes, hips and core and the Rip trainer to boost
rotational power and power transfer.

TRX® for Kids (Ages 10-14)
This class introduces fundamental posture alignment
goals for squats, lunges, and planks using the TRX to
assist in holding body weight. Kids will have fun bending
and twisting as they build core awareness and strength.

STUDENT WINTER PASS SALE
ON SALE NOV. 16 TO JAN. 16!
Students, stay in shape over winter break with this discounted pass just for you!
Fitness pass includes access to 4500 Fitness, track and open gyms. Student ID
required for ages 15 to 23.

 Winter Week Pass: $20
 Winter Month Pass: $45

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KIDS FITNESS

BADGE WORK                                                  KIDS FITNESS
MIN/MAX: 8/25 FEE: $6/PARTICIPANT                           Cardio & Strength for Kids
LOCATION: RECREATION CENTER                                 This class is geared to be fun and effective using cardio
PLEASE CALL 630.960.7250 TO SCHEDULE YOUR                   and strength exercises. Kids will go through a routine that
GROUP.                                                      will keep them moving and engaged. Proper form will be
                                                            taught and exercises will be repeated in the sequences to
K & 1ST GRADE GIRLS                                         challenge body strength and cardio.
                                                            Age: 10-14 Min/Max: 6/12 FM/R/NR: $48/$63/$93
Scouts can work toward the Respect Myself & Others
                                                            Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
badge as they learn the importance of self-care, the
                                                            Instructor: Carrie Anslow
benefits of quiet exercises and how to quiet their minds.
                                                            Class #      Date                      Day             Time
By teaching games and poses to fellow Scouts, girls will
learn how to lead and respect others.                       1301J12-01   1/6 - 2/10                M               5:00-5:45pm
                                                            1301J12-02   2/17 - 3/23               M               5:00-5:45pm

2ND & 3RD GRADE GIRLS
Work toward the Dancer badge by learning to dance           Yoga for Little Kids
with Latin and International music that we call Zumba.      This class combines exercise with imagination, games and
Scouts will discover new ways to move their feet and        a story. Kids will have the opportunity to be silly, release
arms through fast and slow rhythms in this effective        energy and relax. It introduces a formal way of using their
fitness class.                                              body at a young age. Kids should dress in comfortable
                                                            clothes.

4TH & 5TH GRADE GIRLS                                       Age: 3-6    Min/Max: 6/12 FM/R/NR: $37/$48/$72
                                                            Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
Scouts will work toward their Staying Fit badge in this
                                                            Class #      Date             Day      Time            Instructor
class that teaches different types of exercise such as
                                                            1301J02-01   1/8 - 2/12       W        10:15-11:00am   Rogina Curry
Zumba, Step, Boot Camp, Yoga and more!
                                                            1301J02-02   1/10 - 2/14      F        10:15-11:00am   Carrie Santucci
                                                            1301J02-03   1/10 - 2/14      F        11:10-11:55am   Carrie Santucci
                                                            1301J02-04   2/19 - 3/25      W        10:15-11:00am   Rogina Curry
                                                            1301J02-05   2/21 - 3/27      F        10:15-11:00am   Carrie Santucci
                                                            1301J02-06   2/21 - 3/27      F        11:10-11:55am   Carrie Santucci

                                                            Yoga for Kids & Teens
                                                            Learn the skills to better handle life’s ups and downs
                                                            through yoga. Kids and teens will exercise with a
                                                            combination of poses that will spike energy as well as
                                                            bring energy down. Yoga improves flexibility, strength and
                                                            self-confidence. Kids should dress in comfortable clothes.
                                                            Min/Max: 6/15        FM/R/NR: $37/$48/$72
                                                            Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
                                                            Instructor: Eileen Johnson
                                                            Class #      Age          Date               Day   Time
                                                            1301J03-01   6-9          1/8 - 2/12         W     4:10-4:55pm
                                                            1301J03-02   10-14        1/8 - 2/12         W     5:00-5:45pm
                                                            1301J03-03   6-9          2/19 - 3/25        W     4:10-4:55pm
                                                            1301J03-04   10-14        2/19 - 3/25        W     5:00-5:45pm

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OPEN GYM

OPEN GYM                                                           PARENT/CHILD
                                                                   OPEN GYMNASTICS
HOW TO USE OPEN GYM                                                AGE: 10 MOS. - 7 YEARS & PARENT
                                                                   Let your kids burn off some energy on gymnastics
CHECK OPEN GYM TIMES ON THE ON-                                    equipment, including the preschool balance beam and
LINE CALENDAR | DGPARKS.ORG                                        uneven bars.
                                                                   • Balls/smaller equipment available for toddlers
                                                                   • Parents supervise
ARRIVE EARLY                                                       • Check online calendar for times
Admission is available on first-come, first-served
basis. No reservations are necessary or accepted                   VOLLEYBALL
(except for batting cages).                                        AGE: 17 YEARS & UNDER (YOUTH)
                                                                   AGE: 18 YEARS + (ADULT)
                                                                   • Volleyballs are available
PAY FOR YOUR OPEN GYM                                              • Separate youth & adult sessions
SESSION ONE OF THREE WAYS                                          • Check online calendar for times

       PAY THE DAILY FEE                                           BASKETBALL
 1     Resident: $4 | Non-Resident: $6                             AGE: 17 YEARS & UNDER (YOUTH)
                                                                   AGE: 18 YEARS + (ADULT)
       BECOME A 4500 FITNESS MEMBER
 2     Membership includes free basketball, volley-
                                                                   • Please bring your own basketball
                                                                   • Separate youth & adult sessions
       ball, badminton & pickleball open gym.                      • Check online calendar for times
       PURCHASE A RESIDENT PLAY PASS*
 3     Verification of residency or employment with-               BADMINTON
       in Downers Grove Park District boundaries                   AGE: 14 YEARS +
       must be provided to receive resident rates.                 Played on 4 badminton courts in the Recreation Center.
       PLAY PASS                                                   • Racquets and birdies are available
                                                                   • Courts are set up for singles or double play
        Number of Visits              R/NR
                                                                   • Check online calendar for times
        10                            $30/$60
        20                            $60/$120
       *PLAY PASSES CANNOT BE SHARED AND VISITS EXPIRE ONE YEAR
                                                                   PICKLEBALL
       FROM DATE OF PURCHASE. NOT AVAILABLE FOR BATTING CAGES.     AGE: 18+
                                                                   Played on existing pickleball courts in the Recreation Center.
                                                                   • Paddles and balls are available
GET YOUR WRISTBAND                                                 • Courts set up for singles or double play
Wristbands help us prevent overcrowding in the                     • Check online calendar for times
gym and must be worn for the whole open gym
session. Anyone not wearing a wristband will be                    BATTING CAGES
asked to leave the gym and will not be allowed to                  FEE (PER 1/2 HOUR):
re-enter only after payment is made.                               RESIDENT: $15 | NON-RESIDENT: $20
EACH PAID ADMISSION ALLOWS ENTRY INTO THE GYMNASIUM ONLY FOR ONE   Cages can be reserved for 30-minute time blocks for up
SPECIFIC OPEN GYM PROGRAM AND USE OF THE LOCKER ROOMS ADJACENT
TO THE GYM.
                                                                   to one hour. Pitching machine must be operated by the
NOTE: The Downers Grove Park District reserves                     participant, and batters must supply a helmet and bat.
                                                                   • Pitching machine and balls provided
the right to cancel or change open gym days
                                                                   • Reservations must be made 24-hours in
and times.
                                                                      advance; Reservations available on Sundays

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Get Active!
YOUTH SPORTS
RECREATION CENTER | 4500 BELMONT AVE. DOWNERS GROVE, IL | 630.960.7250

ALL STAR SPORTS                                            ALL STAR SPORTS
Multi-Sports                                               Parent/Tot Super Sports
Children have the opportunity to try a variety of sports   Children improve simple motor skills and have fun while
such as basketball, hockey, soccer, baseball and           learning a variety of sports including soccer, basketball,
football and learn the importance of sportsmanship         hockey, T-ball and more. Bring a glove and a soccer ball to
and teamwork.                                              class.
Min/Max: 6/16               R/NR: $55/$83                  Age: 2-3        Min/Max: 6/16         Instructor: All Star Sports
Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center                   Class #         Date           Day   Time      R/NR       Location
Instructor: All Star Sports                                 1396F16-01      1/14 - 2/11    TU    9:00-     $55/$83    Recreation
Class #        Age     Date          Day   Time                                                  9:45am               Center
1396F08-01     3-5     1/14 - 2/11   TU    9:45-10:30am     1396F16-03      1/11 - 3/14*   SA    12:00-    $75/$105   Herrick MS
                                                                                                 12:45pm
1396F08-02     3-4     1/14 - 2/11   TU    4:00-4:45pm
                                                            1396F16-04      2/18 - 3/17    TU    9:00-     $55/$83    Recreation
1396F08-03     4-6     1/14 - 2/11   TU    4:45-5:45pm
                                                                                                 9:45am               Center
1396F08-04     3-4     1/9 - 2/6     TH    9:00-9:45am
                                                           * No class Feb. 8 and 22
1396F08-05     4-6     1/9 - 2/6     TH    9:45-10:45am
1396F08-06     3-5     2/18 - 3/17   TU    9:45-10:30am
1396F08-07     3-4     2/18 - 3/17   TU    4:00-4:45pm
1396F08-08     4-6     2/18 - 3/17   TU    4:45-5:45pm
1396F08-09     3-4     2/13 - 3/12   TH    9:00-9:45am
1396F08-10     4-6     2/13 - 3/12   TH    9:45-10:45am

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YOUTH SPORTS

ALL STAR SPORTS                                                        ALL STAR SPORTS
Multi-Sport Camp                                                       Little Pint Hoops
This camp is for the all-around athlete or for someone                 Introduce your children to the game through instruction
who wants to try it all. Sports like soccer, basketball,               in passing, shooting and dribbling. Lower hoops are used
hockey, football and baseball will be taught in detail.                to accommodate young players.
Also we will play dodgeball, volleyball and a little golf.             Min/Max: 6/16               R/NR: $55/$83
The main focal point of this camp is teamwork and                      Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
sportsmanship. Each sport is covered in a way so that                  Instructor: All Star Sports
every participant can contribute to his or her team’s                      Class #       Age       Date          Day   Time
success. This camp is not about winning or losing, it’s                    1396F12-01    3-4       1/14 - 2/11   TU    11:15am-12:00pm
about having fun and learning. Equipment changes daily                     1396F12-02    4-6       1/14 - 2/11   TU    12:00-12:45pm
with each sport.                                                           1396F12-03    3-4       1/14 - 2/11   TU    6:00-6:45pm
Age: 6-10 Min/Max: 10/20 R/NR: $109/$139                                   1396F12-04    3-4       2/18 - 3/17   TU    11:15am-12:00pm
Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center                                  1396F12-05    4-6       2/18 - 3/17   TU    12:00-12:45pm
Instructor: All Star Sports                                                1396F12-06    3-4       2/18 - 3/17   TU    6:00-6:45pm
 Class #             Date           Day           Time
 1396F18-01          3/30 - 4/3     M-F           10:00am-12:00pm

ALL STAR SPORTS T-Ball
Develop basic baseball skills such as hitting, fielding, throwing, catching and running the bases. Fun drills and games
are played each week. Please bring your own glove.
Min/Max: 6/16                        Instructor: All Star Sports
 Class #                 Age      Date              Day      Time                       R/NR                      Location
 1396F06-01              3-4      1/13 - 3/16*      M        12:00-12:45pm              $86/$116                  Recreation Center
 1396F06-02              4-6      1/13 - 3/16*      M        12:45-1:45pm               $86/$116                  Recreation Center
 1396F06-03              3-4      1/13 - 3/16*      M        4:00-4:45pm                $86/$116                  Recreation Center
 1396F06-04              5-7      1/13 - 3/16*      M        4:45-5:45pm                $86/$116                  Recreation Center
 1396F06-05              3-4      1/9 - 2/6         TH       1:00-1:45pm                $55/$83                   Recreation Center
 1396F06-06              4-6      1/9 - 2/6         TH       1:45-2:45pm                $55/$83                   Recreation Center
 1396F06-07              3-4      1/10 - 2/7        F        10:00-10:45am              $55/$83                   Recreation Center
 1396F06-08              4-6      1/10 - 2/7        F        10:45-11:45am              $55/$83                   Recreation Center
 1396F06-09              3-4      1/11 - 3/14**     SA       3:00-3:45pm                $75/$105                  Herrick MS
 1396F06-10              4-6      1/11 - 3/14**     SA       3:45-4:45pm                $75/$105                  Herrick MS
 1396F06-11              3-4      2/13 - 3/12       TH       1:00-1:45pm                $55/$83                   Recreation Center
 1396F06-12              4-6      2/13 - 3/12       TH       1:45-2:45pm                $55/$83                   Recreation Center
 1396F06-13              3-4      2/14 - 3/13       F        10:00-10:45am              $55/$83                   Recreation Center
 1396F06-14              4-6      2/14 - 3/13       F        10:45-11:45am              $55/$83                   Recreation Center
* No class Jan. 20 and Feb. 17.
** No class Feb. 8 and 22.

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YOUTH SPORTS

ALL STAR SPORTS                                                  FENCING SPORTS CLUB
Baseball Skills Camp                                             Fencing (Olympic Swordplay)
This camp is for the all-around athlete or for someone           The Olympic sport of swordplay. You always thought
who wants to try it all. Sports like soccer, basketball,         fencing scenes in movies were exciting, now you can
hockey, football and baseball will be taught in detail.          try it too! Fencing is an excellent sport for children and
Also we will play dodgeball, volleyball and a little golf.       adults. It combines coordination of relaxed and explosive
The main focal point of this camp is teamwork and                moves, and critical thinking between attack and defensive
sportsmanship. Each sport is covered in a way so that            strategies. Your local fencing location is your next step
every participant can contribute to his or her team’s            and all equipment is provided. Parents are encouraged to
success. This camp is not about winning or losing, it’s          participate with their children. Skill level of fencers will be
about having fun and learning. Equipment changes daily           managed by coach.
with each sport.
                                                                 Age: 8+     Min/Max: 8/16     Location: Lincoln Center
Age: 6-10 Min/Max: 10/20 R/NR: $109/$139                         Instructor: Fencing Sports Club
Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
                                                                  Class #       Date          Day   Level      Time          R/NR
Instructor: All Star Sports
                                                                  1396F44-01    1/7 - 2/11    TU    Beginner   7:30-8:15pm   $60/$90
 Class #          Date            Day             Time
                                                                  1396F44-02    1/7 - 2/11    TU    Advanced   6:45-7:45pm   $60/$90
 1396F20-01       3/30 - 4/3      M-F             4:00-6:00pm
                                                                  1396F44-03    2/18 - 3/24   TU    Beginner   7:30-8:15pm   $60/$90
                                                                  1396F44-04    2/18 - 3/24   TU    Advanced   6:45-7:45pm   $60/$90

ALL STAR SPORTS Kids Soccer
Have fun and gain coordination and self-esteem while learning the fundamentals of this popular team sport. Basics
such as passing, shooting and dribbling are taught. Please bring a soccer ball to class.
Min/Max: 6/16                     Instructor: All Star Sports
 Class #          Age             Date              Day           Time                   R/NR                   Location
 1396F11-01       3-4             1/13 - 3/16*      M             10:00-10:45am          $86/$116               Recreation Center
 1396F11-02       4-6             1/13 - 3/16*      M             10:45-11:45am          $86/$116               Recreation Center
 1396F11-03       3-4             1/15 - 2/12       W             4:00-4:45pm            $55/$83                Recreation Center
 1396F11-04       4-6             1/15 - 2/12       W             4:45-5:45pm            $55/$83                Recreation Center
 1396F11-05       3-4             1/9 - 2/6         TH            11:15am-12:00pm        $55/$83                Recreation Center
 1396F11-06       4-6             1/9 - 2/6         TH            12:00-12:45pm          $55/$83                Recreation Center
 1396F11-07       3-4             1/9 - 2/6         TH            6:00-6:45pm            $55/$83                Recreation Center
 1396F11-09       3-4             1/10 - 2/7        F             12:00-12:45pm          $55/$83                Recreation Center
 1396F11-10       4-6             1/10 - 2/7        F             12:45-1:45pm           $55/$83                Recreation Center
 1396F11-11       3-4             1/11 - 3/14**     SA            1:00-1:45pm            $75/$105               Herrick MS
 1396F11-12       4-6             1/11 - 3/14**     SA            1:45-2:45pm            $75/$105               Herrick MS
 1396F11-13       3-4             2/19 - 3/18       W             4:00-4:45pm            $55/$83                Recreation Center
 1396F11-14       4-6             2/19 - 3/18       W             4:45-5:45pm            $55/$83                Recreation Center
 1396F11-15       3-4             2/13 - 3/12       TH            11:15am-12:00pm        $55/$83                Recreation Center
 1396F11-16       4-6             2/13 - 3/12       TH            12:00-12:45pm          $55/$83                Recreation Center
 1396F11-17       3-4             2/13 - 3/12       TH            6:00-6:45pm            $55/$83                Recreation Center
 1396F11-19       3-4             2/14 - 3/13       F             12:00-12:45pm          $55/$83                Recreation Center
 1396F11-20       4-6             2/14 - 3/13       F             12:45-1:45pm           $55/$83                Recreation Center
* No class Jan. 20 and Feb. 17.
** No class Feb. 8 and 22.

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YOUTH SPORTS

ALL STAR SPORTS                                                            ALL STAR SPORTS
Kids Volleyball                                                            Baseball Skills
Get an introduction to the basics of the game of                           Develop basic baseball skills such as hitting, fielding,
volleyball including bumping, setting and serving with an                  throwing, catching and running the bases. Fun drills and
emphasis on having fun. Basic team strategies and skills                   games are played each week. Please bring your own
to improve footwork and coordination are also taught.                      glove.

Min/Max: 6/20               R/NR: $55/$83                                  Age: 8-10 Min/Max: 6/16 R/NR: $86/$116
Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center                                  Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
Instructor: All Star Sports                                                Instructor: All Star Sports
                                                                            Class #         Date                  Day      Time
 Class #              Age     Date           Day       Time
                                                                            1396F23-01      1/13 - 3/16*          M        5:45-6:45pm
 1396F07-01           8-10    1/10 - 2/7     F         4:00-5:00pm
 1396F07-02           10-12   1/10 - 2/7     F         5:00-6:00pm         *No class Jan. 20 and Feb. 17.

 1396F07-03           8-10    2/14 - 3/20*   F         4:00-5:00pm
 1396F07-04           10-12   2/14 - 3/20*   F         5:00-6:00pm
* No class Feb. 21.

ALL STAR SPORTS
Floor Hockey
Play the fastest game in the world! Understand the value
of teamwork and sportsmanship while learning the basic
skills of passing, shooting and stick handling. Children
must bring a bike helmet and gloves.
Min/Max: 6/16               R/NR: $55/$83
Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
Instructor: All Star Sports
 Class #        Age           Date               Day   Time
 1396F15-01     5-7           1/9 - 2/6          TH    4:00-5:00pm
 1396F15-02     8-10          1/9 - 2/6          TH    5:00-6:00pm
 1396F15-03     5-7           2/13 - 3/12        TH    4:00-5:00pm
 1396F15-04     8-10          2/13 - 3/12        TH    5:00-6:00pm           ©All Star Sports Instruction

                                                              NERF GUN Night
                                                              We will transform the gym into an arena for kids to battle and play
                                                              fun competitive games. We will have an all-out battle to end the
                                                              night. Participants must provide their own Nerf Gun (no semi-
                                                              automatic) and have protective eye-wear of some kind. Nerf gun
                                                              must use elite darts only; no mega or rival rounds.
                                                              Age: 7-12 Min/Max: 10/40 R/NR: $10/$15
                                                              Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
                                                              Class #                    Date               Day          Time
                                                              1395E00-01                 2/13               TH           6:00-7:30pm
                                                              1395E00-02                 3/26               TH           6:00-7:30pm

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YOUTH SPORTS

Roller Skating
Join our class and learn to roller figure skate! This is the perfect time to teach little minds how to stand up, start rolling
and balance on quad skates. With our games, toys, songs, activities and nationally-certified instructors, your little
ones will be smiling while rolling in no time! In every class, students are evaluated on their progress and our coach
feedback is available to see online! Medals are then presented to students every time they pass eight new skills! Don’t
have skates? No sweat! Skate rental is included and all new skaters receive a free T-shirt at their first class! Student to
teacher ratio is 10 to 1.
Min/Max: 1/3           Location: 1300 S. Main Street Unit B, Lombard, IL            Instructor: Revolution Coaching Staff
 Class #      Age             Date                    Day                  Time                  Fee
 1396F24-01   3-5             1/28 - 3/3              TU                   4:30-5:15pm           $135
 1396F24-02   3-5             1/29 - 3/4              W                    4:30-5:15pm           $135
 1396F24-03   3-5             3/10 - 4/21             TU                   4:30-5:15pm           $135
 1396F24-04   3-5             3/11 - 4/22             W                    4:30-5:15pm           $135
 1396F24-21   6-10            1/28 - 3/3              TU                   5:25-6:25pm           $155
 1396F24-22   6-10            1/29 - 3/4              W                    5:25-6:25pm           $155
 1396F24-23   6-10            2/1 - 3/7               SA                   1:00-2:00pm           $155
 1396F24-24   6-10            3/10 - 4/21             TU                   5:25-6:25pm           $155
 1396F24-25   6-10            3/11 - 4/22             W                    5:25-6:25pm           $155
 1396F24-26   6-10            3/14 - 4/25             SA                   1:00-2:00pm           $155

                       New Years Eve
                       COUNTDOWN
                         To noon
   DECEMBER 31 • 10am-12pm • recreation center
                     dj coach josh • photo booth • face painting
                           *snacks • balloon drop & more
Ages: 2-10 years Class # 472021-01 by dec. 26: r/nr: $15/$23 starting dec. 27: r/nr: $20/$30
                         CHILDREN UNDER TWO MAY ATTEND FREE OF CHARGE (MUST SIGN WAIER AT CHECK-IN).

                                 *PARTICIPANTS WITH FOOD ALLERGIES MAY BE EXPOSED TO ALLERGENS

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YOUTH SPORTS
                        CHICAGO                                   Chicago White Sox FUNdamentals
                        WHITE SOX                                 This class takes the next step in teaching the fundamentals of
                                                                  hitting, fielding, and throwing by incorporating more advanced

                        PROGRAMS
                                                                  techniques and position specific drills. Our instructors are
                                                                  committed to taking your child’s game to the next level and
                                                                  putting them in the best position for success.
 West Suburban Sports Complex                                     Chicago White Sox Hitting
 (formerly known as the Bulls/Sox Academy)                        This class focuses on developing a good approach to each
 6200 River Bend Dr., Lisle, Illinois                             at-bat including learning about plate coverage and stance,
 Visit whitesox.com/play for more information                     striding into a hitting position, swing plane/hand path and
                                                                  staying balanced throughout the swing.

Chicago White Sox Little Sluggers                                 Chicago White Sox Pitching
Little Sluggers is a fun introduction to basic baseball           Teaches the proper mechanics that all great pitchers use.
fundamentals. Each young player learns about hitting, catching    Throwing correctly is critical to becoming a good ballplayer.
and throwing. Open to both boys and girls!                        Throwing with accuracy, velocity and minimal arm strain is no
                                                                  accident. This class will focus on the process that should be
Chicago White Sox Incrediball League                              followed.
A mini-field, with 30-foot bases and a home run fence, will
be set up to help teach the kids the basic fundamentals.          Chicago White Sox Holiday Camps 
Instructors will be on hand explaining the proper hitting,        Start getting ready for the season with one of our day's off
throwing, fielding and base running techniques in game            camp, Holiday and Spring Break. Camps will cover all things
situations.                                                       baseball, such as hitting, fielding, throwing and catching.
                                                                  Players will also participante in fun games to put their new skills
Chicago White Sox Little Sluggers                                 to the test.
Combo Incrediball League
The first part of the day allows players to work on throwing,
hitting and beginning baseball FUNdamentals while having FUN!
The second part of the combination camp includes playing
games on a mini-field (with 30-foot bases and a home run
fence) will be set up inside the West Suburban Sports Complex
to help teach the kids the basic FUNdamentals during each
week's game.

Class #             Class                                        Age     Date             Day     Time                R/NR
443039-14           Holiday Camp                                5-14    12/26 - 12/28    TH/SA   9:00am-12:00pm      $175/$263
1396F45-01          Little Sluggers                              5-6     1/4 - 1/25       SA      9:00-10:00am        $69/$99
1396F45-02          Little Sluggers                              5-6     2/29 - 3/21      SA      9:00-10:00am        $69/$99
1396F45-03          Incrediball League                           5-6     1/4 - 1/25       SA      10:00-11:00am       $69/$99
1396F45-04          Incrediball League                           5-6     2/29 - 3/21      SA      10:00-11:00am       $69/$99
1396F45-05          Little Sluggers/Incrediball League Combo     5-6     1/4 - 1/25       SA      9:00-11:00am        $129/$159
1396F45-06          Little Sluggers/Incrediball League Combo     5-6     2/29 - 3/21      SA      9:00-11:00am        $129/$159
1396F45-07          Fundamentals Club                            7-8     1/9 - 1/30       TH      5:00-6:00pm         $100/$130
1396F45-08          Fundamentals Club                            7-8     3/4 - 3/25       W       5:00-6:00pm         $100/$130
1396F45-09          Pitching Club                                8-10    1/6 - 1/27       M       6:00-7:00pm         $100/$130
1396F45-10          Pitching Club                                11-12   1/6 - 1/27       M       6:00-7:00pm         $100/$130
1396F45-11          Pitching Club                                8-10    3/3 - 3/24       TU      6:00-7:00pm         $100/$130
1396F45-12          Hitting Club                                 8-10    1/6 - 1/27       M       7:00-8:00pm         $100/$130
1396F45-13          Hitting Club                                 11-12   1/6 - 1/27       M       7:00-8:00pm         $100/$130
1396F45-14          Hitting Club                                 8-10    3/3 - 3/24       TU      7:00-8:00pm         $100/$130
1396F45-15          MLK Day Camp                                5-14    1/20             M       9:00am-12:00pm      $55/$83
1396F45-16          Spring Break Camp                           5-8     3/30 - 4/1       M-W     9:00am-12:00pm      $175/$205
1396F45-17          Spring Break Camp                           9-14    3/30 - 4/1       M-W     1:00-4:00pm         $175/$205

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YOUTH LEAGUES
DOWNLOAD PARENT MANUALS & SCHEDULES AT DGPARKS.ORG

SPRING 2020
Youth Soccer League                                            Class #
                                                               2400D50-00
                                                                            Grade
                                                                            Pre-K Girls
                                                                                                 R/NR
                                                                                                 $77/$107
This youth soccer league will play an eight-game season        2400D50-01   Pre-K Boys           $77/$107
on Saturday mornings/afternoons. Each team will also           2400D50-02   Kindergarten Girls   $77/$107
practice one night a week for the duration of the season.      2400D50-03   Kindergarten Boys    $77/$107
Players will be placed on teams based on their grade level
                                                               2400D50-04   1st Grade Girls      $77/$107
and school they attend. Volunteer coaches are needed!
                                                               2400D50-05   1st Grade Boys       $77/$107
Players must purchase DGPD uniforms in order to play.
                                                               2400D50-06   2nd Grade Girls      $77/$107
Uniforms are available at Soccer 2000, 224 Odgen Ave.
                                                               2400D50-07   2nd Grade Boys       $77/$107
                                                               2400D50-08   3rd Grade Girls      $82/$112
SPRING REGISTRATION INFORMATION                                2400D50-09   3rd Grade Boys       $82/$112
   Registration Begins: Jan. 6, 2020                          2400D50-10   4th Grade Girls      $82/$112
   Registration Deadline: March 9, 2020                       2400D50-11   4th Grade Boys       $82/$112
                                                               2400D50-12   5th Grade Girls      $82/$112
                                                               2400D50-13   5th Grade Boys       $82/$112
LEAGUE INFORMATION                                             2400D50-14   6th Grade Girls      $82/$112
   Practices Begin: The week of April 6                       2400D50-15   6th Grade Boys       $82/$112
   Games Begin: April 11                                      2400D50-16   7/8th Grade Coed     $82/$112
                                                               2400D50-17   9-12th Grade Coed    $82/$112
   Location: TBA

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YOUTH SPORTS

NFL Spring Youth                                               NFL Spring High School Flag
Flag Football League                                           Football League
Learn the basics of the game in this 6v6 league on a
30 x 70 football field. Players receive a NFL logo jersey
                                                               NEW!       Players receive a NFL logo jersey and a flag
                                                               belt. Games will be played on Sundays and there will be
and a flag belt. Games will be played on Sundays and
                                                               one practice during the week. This league is both for high
there will be one practice during the week. This league is
                                                               school girls and boys who enjoy the game of football.
both for girls and boys who enjoy the game of football.
                                                               Volunteer coaches are needed and if interested, please
Volunteer coaches are needed and if interested, please
                                                               call 630.960.7250.
call 630.960.7250.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION                                       REGISTRATION INFORMATION
   Registration Begins: Jan. 13                                  Registration Begins: Jan. 13
   Registration Deadline: March 10                               Registration Deadline: March 10

LEAGUE INFORMATION                                             LEAGUE INFORMATION
   Games Begin: April 19                                         Games Begin: April 19
   Fee: $89                                                      Fee: $89
   Location: Downers Grove North High School                     Location: Downers Grove North High School

Class #        Grade   Date          Day   Time                 Class #       Grade   Date           Day   Time
2425C00-01     1       4/19 - 6/28   SU    8:00am-5:00pm        2425C01-01    9       4/19 - 6/28    SU    8:00am-5:00pm
2425C00-02     2       4/19 - 6/28   SU    8:00am-5:00pm        2425C01-02    10      4/19 - 6/28    SU    8:00am-5:00pm
2425C00-03     3       4/19 - 6/28   SU    8:00am-5:00pm        2425C01-03    11      4/19 - 6/28    SU    8:00am-5:00pm
2425C00-04     4       4/19 - 6/28   SU    8:00am-5:00pm        2425C01-04    12      4/19 - 6/28    SU    8:00am-5:00pm
2425C00-05     5       4/19 - 6/28   SU    8:00am-5:00pm
2425C00-06     6       4/19 - 6/28   SU    8:00am-5:00pm
2425C00-07     7       4/19 - 6/28   SU    8:00am-5:00pm
2425C00-08     8       4/19 - 6/28   SU    8:00am-5:00pm

                         GET YOUR WEATHER UPDATES WITH

                       RAINOUTLINE
                         This is the District’s notification system for users to learn the status of our programming
                         and facilities. Areas included are fields, diamonds, outdoor leagues, group fitness classes,
                         he Downers Grove Golf Club and Miner Mike’s Adventure Golf.

                         VISIT DGPARKS.ORG AND CLICK ON “WEATHER STATUS”
YOUTH LEAGUES

High School                                                      High School
Basketball League                                                Dodgeball League
Our high school basketball league is for players who want
to participate in a traditional open-paced league. Each
                                                                 NEW!        Do you know the 5 D's of Dodgeball? Join us
                                                                 this winter for our co-ed High School Dodgeball League!
team plays an eight-game season followed by an end of
                                                                 All teams will play an eight game season with the top
the season tournament. League play is governed by IHSA
                                                                 teams competing in an end of the season tournament.
rules and regulations with local exceptions adopted.
                                                                 League play is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, Jan. 22.
                                                                 All games will be played at the Lincoln Center.
REGISTRATION INFORMATION
   Registration Begins: Oct. 7
                                                                 REGISTRATION INFORMATION
   Registration Deadline: Dec. 19                                  Registration Begins: Nov. 25
   All players must complete a registration form or                Registration Deadline: Jan. 8
    register online and pay their individual league fee.
                                                                    All players must complete a registration form or
   Teams will be formed at the High School Basketball
                                                                     register online and pay their individual league fee.
    Meeting on Thursday, Jan. 9, at 7:00 pm at the
    Recreation Center (4500 Belmont Road).                          Teams will be formed at the High School Dodgeball
                                                                     Meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at 7:00 pm at the
   All players must be registered and attend the meeting
                                                                     Recreation Center (4500 Belmont Road).
    in order to participate in the league.
                                                                    All players must be registered and attend the meeting
   Any player who plays on their high school basketball
                                                                     in order to participate in the league.
    team cannot participate in the Downers Grove Park
    District High School Basketball League. Once the                Once the season begins, all Team Rosters and IDs will
    season begins, all Team Rosters and IDs will be                  be checked each week before games.
    checked each week before games.
                                                                 LEAGUE INFORMATION
JERSEY INFORMATION                                                  Games begin Jan. 22 and go no later than March 11.
   All players will receive a jersey with their registration       Games are played on Wednesdays Lincoln Center (935
    fee.                                                             Maple Avenue) between 7:00 and 10:00 pm.
   Jerseys will be distributed to players by their first           League consists of a six-week regular season followed
    scheduled game.                                                  by an end of the season tournament.
                                                                    Rosters will be no more than 6 to 12 players per team.
LEAGUE INFORMATION                                                  Games are played 6v6.
   Games begin Jan. 16 and go no later than March 19.           Grades: 9-12                  R/NR: $20/$30
   Games are played on Thursdays at the Recreation              Location: Lincoln Center
    Center (4500 Belmont Road) between 6:00 and                   Class #      Date             Day            Time
    10:00 pm.                                                     1395C00-01   1/22 - 3/11      W              7:00-10:00pm
   League consists of eight regular season games
    followed by an end of the season tournament.
   Rosters will be no more than 10 to 12 players per team.
Grades: 9-12             R/NR: $80/$110
Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
Class #        Date               Day          Time
133300-01      1/9 - 3/19         TH           6:00-10:00pm

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Sports Affiliates
DOWNERS GROVE YOUTH                                           D.O.L.L.S. - DOWNERS OWN
BASEBALL (DGYB)                                               LITTLE LASSIES SOFTBALL
Traditional recreational focused baseball. All players ages   The D.O.L.L.S. fast-pitch softball program provides teams
six to 16. Spring, summer and fall leagues.                   for girls from kindergarten to 18 years of age, with levels
Babe Ruth League plays ages 13 to 16. Chicago White Sox       of play ranging from recreational to highly competitive. It
sponsored uniforms. Pre-season                                is open to ages 6 to 14 (but not yet entering high school).
indoor camp offering.                                         For information, visit dgdolls.com.
For information, visit dgyb.org or
email info@dgyb.org.
                                                              DOWNERS GROVE
PANTHER JUNIOR                                                ROADRUNNERS
FOOTBALL AND CHEER                                            SOCCER CLUB
                                                              Roadrunners has a staff of professional, licensed
ASSOCIATION                                                   coaches who follow training outlined by the US Soccer
The Panther Jr. Football and Cheer Association is a           Federation’s National Curriculum. A travel soccer club for
program committed to teaching quality football and            boys and girls ages 4 to 18 that competes against other
cheer for the youth of Downers Grove and neighboring          Chicago area competitive teams including some of the
communities.                                                  top teams in the state.
For information, call 630.375.7730                            For information, call 630.619.5133 or
or visit pantherjrfootball.org.                               visit roadrunnersc.com.

                                        PLAY BALL!
                                       DOWNERS GROVE YOUTH BASEBALL
                                       PROUD AFFILIATE OF THE DOWNERS GROVE PARK DISTRICT

                   Appropriately Competitive Organized Baseball
 All skill levels • Ages 6 to 16 • Recreational Leagues • Travel Leagues
           Downers Grove award-winning parks for practice and games
             Off-season clinics at the Downers Grove Recreation Center
                       DON’T WAIT—REGISTRATION FILLS QUICKLY!

                   FOR INFORMATION, VISIT DGYB.ORG
         The mission of the Downers Grove Youth Baseball is to provide baseball for
              any child who wishes play regardless of experience or skill level.                                     27
GET YOUR WEATHER
                                                                                            UPDATES WITH

                                                                             RAINOUTLINE
                                                                             This is the District’s notification system for
                                                                             users to learn the status of our programming
                                                                             and facilities. Areas included are fields,
                                                                             diamonds, outdoor leagues, group fitness
                                                                             classes, the Downers Grove Golf Club and
                                                                             Miner Mike’s Adventure Golf.
                                                                             VISIT DGPARKS.ORG AND CLICK ON
                                                                             “WEATHER STATUS”

 ADULT SPORTS & LEAGUES
 Men’s 2020 Winter Basketball League
 The men’s basketball league is for players who want to participate in a traditional open-paced league. Each team plays
 at least 10 games on Monday or Tuesday nights. A single-elimination playoff follows the regular season for the top
 seeds in each league. League play is governed by I.H.S.A. rules and regulations with local exceptions adopted.

 REGISTRATION INFORMATION                                       At the time of registration, the full payment is due, as
                                                                   well as a preliminary team roster, including names
  Resident Registration Begins: Nov. 4, 2019, at 8:00 am
                                                                   and addresses of all team members.
     Non-resident Registration Begins: Nov. 11, 2019, at
     8:00 am.                                                   Teams may register at the Recreation Center on a
                                                                   first-come, first-served basis until all slots are filled.
  Registration Deadline: Jan. 6, 2020
  To be considered a resident team, 60% of team               Roster forms are available online at dgparks.org at the
                                                                   Recreation Center or the Lincoln Center.
     members must pay taxes to the Park District or be
     employed in Downers Grove.                                Fee Per Team: (R/NR): $650/$750
                                                               Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
  Players must submit copies of their driver’s license or
                                                                League:       Class #     Age   Date    Day     Time
     employment pay stub of a company within Park
     District boundaries.                                       35+ League    133200-01   35+   1/13    M       6:30-10:30pm
                                                                B League      133200-02   18+   1/14    TU      6:30-10:30pm
                                                                C League      133200-03   18+   1/14    TU      6:30-10:30pm

Adult Indoor Soccer
This self-paced program is ideal for a wide range of
participants and provides an excellent combination
of fun and exercise. Class consists of ten minutes of
warm ups followed by pickup style games ranging
from small size to full field matches.
Age: 18+ Fee: $10 Drop-in Fee
Location: Downers Grove Recreation Center
Class #      Date         Day            Time
1400C02-01   1/5 - 3/15   SU             9:00-11:00am
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