Summer 2019 Program Guide - WDSRA

 
Summer 2019 Program Guide - WDSRA
Summer 2019 Program Guide

                          Participants Emily Cleary and Emma Ross at Camp Duncan

WESTERN DUPAGE SPECIAL RECREATION ASSOCIATION
Opening a world of untapped potential and a lifetime of possibilities.

                     Resident Registration Begins April 29 at 7:00 am
                            Non Resident Registration Begins May 6 at 9:00 am
Summer 2019 Program Guide - WDSRA
Welcome to WDSRA!

Mission Statement                WE'RE GLAD YOU ARE HERE
The development of individuals
through recreation.              WDSRA is THE place for engaging community-based social and
                                 recreational programs for individuals of all ages with special needs.
Vision Statement                 Our expert staff is dedicated to making sure every experience is a
Opening a world of untapped      positive one.
potential and a lifetime         Our WDSRA Programs are designed similar to traditional park
of possibilities.                district programs. There is something for every interest including:
                                 competitive and recreational athletics, Special Olympics, adaptive
                                 sports, music, dance, art, theater, social clubs, camps, trips, special
                                 events and more!
                                 Through Inclusion Services we offer assistance to any individual with
                                 a disability who registers for a park district program from any of our
                                 member districts. Assistance depends on the needs of the individual
                                 and ranges from adapting materials to sending support staff. There is
                                 no additional cost for participants to receive inclusion services.

                                 Serving the Park Districts of Bloomingdale, Carol Stream, Glen Ellyn,
                                 Naperville, Roselle, Warrenville, West Chicago, Wheaton
                                 and Winfield
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Table of Contents
                                                                                            Social Clubs for Children & Teens...........................8-9
PROGRAMS (Detailed listing on pg. 56)
                                                                                            Social Clubs for Adults & Teens......................... 40-42
Athletics..................................................................9, 13-18
                                                                                            Special Olympics...................................................... 22-24
After Bowling Programs.............................................. 19
                                                                                            Synergy........................................................................ 46-47
Bowling.................................................................17-18, 39
                                                                                            Swim Programs......................................................... 20-21
Children & Teens......................................................... 7-11
                                                                                            Teens & Adults.......................................................... 15-30
Community Events............................................................ 3
Fitness Programs............................................................ 14             SPECIAL EVENTS
Learning Disabilities...................................................... 12              Children & Teens...................................................... 10-11
PH/VI Programs.............................................................. 39             Teens & Adults.......................................................... 31-37
Rec & Roll 2019........................................................ 44-45               Trips for Teen & Adults................................................. 38

WHAT'S NEW THIS SUMMER                                       NEW!

Sensory Sundays at Chuck E. Cheese..................... 10
Pickleball............................................................................ 15
Beach Day Chicago........................................................ 33
Goat Yoga........................................................................... 34
Glow Fun Run................................................................... 35

                                                                                            Inclusion Services
                                                                                            WDSRA and its member park districts believe
                                                                                            all ­individuals should be provided with leisure
                                                                                            opportunities that allow for ­performance at their
                                                                                            ­highest level of ability. We understand not every
                                                                                             person who has a special need desires WDSRA
                                                                                             programming. In cooperation with our member
                                                                                             districts, WDSRA staff will assist and advise
                                                                                             any resident who is ­interested in participating
                                                                                             (inclusion) in a local park district program.
Outreach to New Participants & Families                                                      WDSRA will provide the type of support deemed
Our outreach staff can make your transition                                                  necessary for successful participation. Supports
to our programs as effortless as possible. Staff                                             may include training with park district staff
focuses on welcoming new families, answering                                                 members, consultation with the individual and
questions, navigating forms and processes, and                                               their f­ amily members, and the assistance of
recommending appropriate programming for your                                                a support staff member. WDSRA provides all
loved one. We get to know your participant and                                               ­inclusion s­ ervices at no cost to the ­individual.
family before starting programs so WDSRA can
                                                                                              For more information contact Jenna Johnson
serve you better. We will also provide contact
                                                                                              (Bloomingdale, Carol Stream, Glen Ellyn, Roselle,
information for resources your participant may
                                                                                              West Chicago, Wheaton & Winfield) or Maddy
need. If you are a new family or participant, start
                                                                                              Kirui (Naperville & Warrenville) at 630-681-0962.
by contacting Brianne Carroll at 630-681-0962.

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Staff & Administration
WDSRA Full-Time Staff                                   Program Icons
Recreation Department                                   Linked to (precedes or follows) another      LINK
Nancy Miner, CPRP, Superintendent of Recreation         program. Sign up for a combination of
                                                        leisure activities!
Dayell Houzenga, CPRP, CTRS, Support Services Manager
Tammy Kerrins, CTRS, Inclusion Manger                   Linked with a bowling program
Jorie Meyer, CTRS, Program Manager
Becky Prince, Athletics Manager                         Requires long periods of walking
Rachel Pavesich, CTRS, Assistant Manager
                                                        A new program                                NEW!
Erin White, M.S., CTRS, Assistant Manager
Emily Ackerman, Program Supervisor                      Requires a completed Special Olympics
Justin Banks, CTRS, Athletics Supervisor                medical form
Brianne Carroll, Outreach Supervisor
Kristy Henson, CTRS, Program Supervisor
Jenna Johnson, CTRS, Inclusion Supervisor
Maddy Kirui, Inclusion Supervisor                       WDSRA Board of Directors
Heather Richardson, CTRS, Support Services              Tim Reinbold, Chairman   Warrenville
Supervisor
                                                        Carrie Fullerton         Bloomingdale
Alex Tufts, CTRS, Program Supervisor
Marianna Turano, Program Supervisor                     Jim Reuter               Carol Stream
Jason Stubbeman, Synergy Coordinator                    Dave Harris              Glen Ellyn
Katie Weadley, Support Services Supervisor              Ray McGury               Naperville
Phil Eide, Program Specialist                           Tiffany Greene           Roselle
Gill Brooks, Recreation Administrative Assistant
Ellie Stefanic, Recreation Administrative Assistant     Brian Kaspar             West Chicago
                                                        Mike Benard              Wheaton
Administration
Sandy Gbur, CPRP, Executive Director                    Mark Pawlowski           Winfield
Sharon Gedvilas, Supt. of Finance & Personnel
Lea Jackman, Supt. of Communications & Development
                                                        WDSRA Board Meetings
Gail Bettcher, Human Resources Manager                  The WDSRA Board of Directors meets every
Steve Eckelberry, Technology Manager                    other month. These ­meetings are usually held at
                                                        WDSRA and are open to any ­community member.
Curtis Lease, Business Services Manager
                                                        Call the office or visit www.wdsra.com for the
Sherry Manschot, Marketing/PR Manager                   time and location of each meeting.
Lanie Munzing, Special Projects Manager
Kim Spayer, Development Manager
Mary Beck, Front Office Manager                         Certifications/Credentials
Ann Kennedy, Administrative Assistant
                                                        Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists
Sara Kooima, Administrative Assistant                   (CTRS) and Certified Park and Recreation
Kathy Noviskis, Administrative Assistant                Professional (CPRP) are designations granted
Joy Poling, Administrative Assistant                    to professionals who can
Donna Raney, Administrative Assistant                   demonstrate through education
                                                        and work experience that they
                                                        meet the criteria set by the
Location Acronyms                                       National Recreation and Park
ADD - Addison
                                                        Association (NRPA) Certification
                             RO - Roselle               Board and the National Council
AUR - Aurora                 WAR - Warrenville          for Therapeutic Recreation
BLM - Bloomingdale           WTN - Wheaton              Certification. These professionals have a
CS - Carol Stream            WC - West Chicago
                                                        Bachelor’s or higher degree from an NRPA
                                                        accredited program, have passed a certification
GE - Glen Ellyn              WIN - Winfield             exam, and earn and maintain sanctioned
NAP - Naperville                                        Continuing Educational Units (CEU). Other
                                                        recreation staff credentials include; Special
                                                        Education.
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Community Events for Everyone
Carol Stream Carnival Special Kid's Day              Be in Your Community Parade!
Rides, games, food and more! WDSRA is teaming        Have fun waving to your family and friends by
up with Special Kid's Day and the Village of Carol   joining WDSRA in the community parades below!
Stream to offer 2 hours of unlimited carnival        You will walk alongside the WDSRA bus with
rides FREE to families with a child, teen or adult   your friends, waving and cheering with WDSRA.
with a disability on Saturday, August 31st from      Family members are welcome too. Register using
11 am-1 pm. You will be required to register upon    the codes below. There is NO FEE and you will
arrival. Please note: during this time the Carol     get a FREE T-SHIRT! Information about where to
Stream Carnival is only open to individuals with     meet will be mailed one week before each parade.
special needs and their family members. Take
advantage of this great opportunity. The Carnival    Community         Date        Code
is located in the Fountain View Recreation           Carol Stream July 4           9369990-1
Center parking lot.                                  West Chicago July 14          9369990-2
                                                     Bloomingdale Sept. 7          9369990-3
WDSRA Art Show                Emily Ackerman
Through the month of August, participants from
several of our WDSRA fine art programs will have
their artwork displayed at the Carol Stream Public
Library, 616 Hiawatha Drive, Carol Stream. We
encourage you to come check out their beautiful                  Western DuPage
artwork and see how talented they are!                     Special Recreation Association
                                                                             presents

                                                                   Back by Popular Demand!

        Mark Your Calendar for Our
       Spring and Summer Play Days!
                                                     Food Truck Festival!
                                                                Sunday, September 29th
                                                                        3-6 pm
                                                              (2:30pm for those who register online)
                         10 am-12 pm
                         May 18                       Riverwalk Grand Pavillion (912 Sindt Court, Naperville)
                                                                     Admission is $2/person
                         June 15
                                                                (Food trucks at your own expense)
                         July 20                                    This is a wrist band event.
                         August 17
                                                                     For information contact
                         Visit                                    Jorie Meyer at 630-681-0962.
                         playforalldupage.org
                         for more info
                                                                  Inflatables, face painting,
                                                                 playground, entertainment
                                                                         and more!

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WDSRA Foundation

    BUILDING LASTING RELATIONSHIPS...IN OUR COMMUNITIES
Board of Trustees                           Making Special Recreation Available to ALL Families!
Jeff Hayden, Chairman                       Keeping programs affordable and accessible is our commitment. Because
Mark Barnick                                of the labor intensive nature of our programs, the constant fluctuation
Dr. Lori Belha                              of part-time staff needs, and rising costs overall, we continually need
Elden Brauer                                to bridge the gap between the cost of programming and the support
Debra Dunne                                 received through tax revenues. That gap is filled through the generosity
Julie Evans                                 of grantors and donors.
Dirk Glass
Kevin Lavin                                 WDSRA Foundation Funding
Pat Marks                                   • Funding is generated through donations, sponsorships, events, appeals
    •                                         and more
Sandy Gbur                                  • Support assists with scholarships, vehicle purchases, program supplies,
Lea Jackman                                   inclusion services, special projects and more
                                            • Proceeds benefit families right here in DuPage County
For more information on the
WDSRA Foundation, contact
                                             How Can You Help?
WDSRA Superintendent of
                                             • Donate
Communications & Development,
                                             • Attend Events
Lea Jackman at 630-681-0962
                                             • Volunteer
ext 580 or leaj@wdsra.com.
                                             Learn more at www.wdsra.com.

     All donations made to the WDSRA Foundation go directly to support WDSRA programs and services. A 501 (C) 3 not-for-profit organization.

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Upcoming Foundation Events

                                                                  Volunteer on behalf of WDSRA!

 Golf                     with WDSRA
                          Charlie Long/
                          WDSRA Golf Classic
                          Monday, June 10, 2019
                                                                                  Ribfest
                                                                   Wednesday, July 3rd-Saturday, July 6th
                                                                                Naperville
                                                                       www.ribfest.net/volunteer
                          Arrowhead Golf Club, Wheaton
                          • Great golf
                          • Delicious food
                          • Special treats
Keep up to date on this
event & more.
                          • Supports WDSRA programs
                                                                         Save these Dates!
Sign Up for our ENEWS!                                          Last Fling Volunteers      September 2019
www.wdsra.com
                                                                Tootsie Roll Drive         September 2019
                                                                Food Truck Festival        September 29, 2019

                 Get The Latest Information on Programs, Events, & Community News

                                                                Follow@WeAreWDSRA

               For more information on any of these events, call 630-681-0962 or visit www.wdsra.com.
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Children & Teens At-a-Glance
                     “I am so happy to have a place
                     for my son to go to be with
                     other kids and do fun, summer
                     activities. He absolutely loves
                     it and still asks for it!”
                     – Parent of WDSRA Camper

Monday                                      See pg.    Saturday                                 See pg.
5-7 pm         Individual Piano     WTN     26         9 am-12 pm     Individual Piano    WTN   26
               Lessons                                                30 Min. Sessions
               30 Min. Sessions                        10 am-1 pm     Individual Art      WTN   27
Tuesday                                                               Lessons
5-5:45 pm      Dance Combo for      WIN      8                        30 Min. Sessions
               Kids                                    5-7 pm         Saturday Buddies    CS    8
5-7 pm         Individual Voice     NAP     26         Evening        Out & About         WTN   8
               Lessons
               30 Min. Session                         Sunday
Thursday                                               2:30-5:30 pm   Circle of Friends   WTN   9
6:15-8:15 pm   Individual Voice     WTN     26
               Lessons
               30 Min. Sessions

                 Have a question?
             Call us at 630-681-0962
          or email us at info@wdsra.com

    WDSRA has a new program hotline number:
    630-593-5045. We are using this for all program
    updates. For more information go to the Program
    Hotline Website. There is also an app for Apple
    and Android phones.

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Children of All Abilities
Lekotek Therapeutic Family Play Sessions              Inclusion Services
           Erin White & Rachel Pavesich
                                                      WDSRA and its member park districts believe
Children can go from struggling to succeeding         that all ­individuals should be provided with
with guided therapeutic play sessions.                leisure opportunities that allow for p  ­ erformance
Lekotek helps children with an area of delay          at their ­highest level of ability. We understand
or concern reach their potential and strive for       that not every person who has a special need
developmental milestones through fun and              desires WDSRA programming. In cooperation
play. Certified Lekotek Play Specialists guide        with our member districts, WDSRA staff will
the whole family through monthly play sessions        assist and advise any resident who is ­interested in
and introduce you to a variety of adaptive            participating in a local park district program.
toys, making play possible and enjoyable for all
children. Siblings are included which promotes        WDSRA will provide the type of support deemed
bonding and family unity. Families borrow the         necessary for successful participation in a park
toys used in sessions to continue to gain benefits    district program. Supports may include training
in home and allows the fun to continue from           with the park district staff members, consultation
month to month. Play sessions are private and         with the individual and that i­ ndividual’s family
customized to your family and our play rooms          members and the assistance of a support staff
boast a warm, relaxing positive environment.          member. WDSRA provides all ­inclusion s­ ervices
For more information or to sign up contact            at no cost to the i­ ndividual.
Erin White for Naperville, erinw@wdsra.com
                                                      For more information please contact Maddy Kirui
or Rachel Pavesich for Carol Stream, rachelp@
                                                      (Naperville & Warrenville) or Jenna Johnson
wdsra.com.
                                                      (Bloomingdale, Carol Stream, Glen Ellyn,
WHO:		 Children & families (ages 0-12+)               Roselle, West Chicago, Wheaton & Winfield)
FEE:			 $25 per month                                 at 630-681-0962.

PLACE: WDSRA, Carol Stream
					OR
                                                      Family Playgroup                 Brianne Carroll
					 95th Street Center, room 217,
      Naperville                                      WDSRA, Child and Family Connections (CFC)
                                                      and Northeast DuPage Special Recreation
DATE:		 Times and dates are selected based on
                                                      Association (NEDSRA) offer a free playgroup for
				 families schedule and preference
                                                      families that have a child with a disability (ages
                                                      birth to 3). The goal of the playgroup is to bring
                                                      families together, in an open format, to play
                                                      with their children and meet other parents who
                                                      may be going through similar experiences. Toys,
                                                      balls, bubbles, art, books, music and more are
       Individual Art, Dance, Piano                   provided to help your children have fun. Siblings
             & Voice Lessons                          are encouraged to attend too. The playgroup
                                                      happens once a month at the Ackerman Sports
                                                      and Fitness Center gym (800 St. Charles Rd.,
        See page 26-27 for details                    Glen Ellyn). The group usually meets on a Friday
                                                      toward the end of the month from 9:30-11 am. To
                                                      sign up, please call Child and Family Connections
                                                      at 630-493-0400 and ask for Jenny Somone.

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Children & Teens
                                                      Saturday Buddies		                     Alex Tufts
                                                      This is a great social club! We will build
                                                      meaningful relationships as friends and have a
                                                      great time in the process. Participants may be
                                                      paired up with a buddy that does not have a
                                                      disability in this program. A detailed schedule of
                                                      activities will be emailed one week before the first
                                                      outing.
                                                      WHO:				 Children & Adults (ages 12-21)
                                                      FEE:					$50
                                                      PLACE:			 WDSRA, Carol Stream
                                                      Code				Day			Time			Date(s)
                                                      Summer
                                                      9350000-1 SA				 5-7 pm         6/29, 7/13, 7/27

Dance Combo for Kids           Emily Ackerman
This class brings out the dancer in all of us! Sign   Out & About                            Alex Tufts
up now and your child will learn a variety of basic   Are you a young teen looking for something
dance moves, stretches, and have a great time         fun to do on a Saturday evening? Maybe you're
dancing with our talented instructor Shelley          looking to meet new friends or find cool hotspots
Week. Please bring your dance shoes and get           around town? Well, Out & About is the group for
ready for fun!                                        you! We provide social opportunities for teens
WHO:				 Children & Teens (ages 8-14)                 and we want you to join in on the fun! The group
FEE:					$61                                          will meet on Saturday evenings at various times
PLACE:			 Winfield Park District                      with a detailed schedule being emailed out one
                                                      week before the start of the program. Pick-up and
Code				Day		Time						 Date(s)                       return will be at the WPDCC for Wheaton Area
Summer                                                and Fort Hill for the Naperville Area. Please note:
9359020-1 TU		 5:45–6:30 pm 6/18-7/23                 participants may be required to meet on location
                                                      and bring their own money for some activities.

				                                                  WHO:				 Children & Teens (ages 10-17)
Horseback Riding Lessons                              FEE:					$67

Is your child interested in horseback riding          PLACE:			Naperville Area
lessons? Friends for Therapeutic Equine Activities    Code				Day		Time				Date(s)
is unique in providing individualized horseback
                                                      Summer
activities assisted by certified staff and trained
                                                      9350030-1 SA			Evening			6/22, 7/20, 8/3
volunteers for people of all ages and disabilities.
FTEA is located at Meadow View Equestrian
Center, 4N681 Munger Road, Wayne, IL 60184. If        PLACE:			Wheaton Area
you are interested in this program please contact
Nancy Winkelman at 630-588-8543.                      Code				Day		Time				Date(s)
                                                      Summer
                                                      9350030-2 SA			Evening			6/22, 7/20, 8/3

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Social Clubs/Youth Athletics
Circle of Friends                     Alex Tufts       Tae Kwon Do			                          Phil Eide
This club meets once a month. Each program             HiYa! Come experience the art of Tae Kwon
is planned so that you will have a great time          do! Master Frank has many years of experience
while establishing lasting friendships, building       teaching martial arts to individuals with and
self-esteem, and gaining social independence.          without disabilities. Each week he will lead
Some activities may require extra money.               you through a balanced physical and mental
Transportation is provided from the WPDCC.             workout. The course will focus on increasing
A schedule of activities will be emailed one week      concentration and balance as well as improving
prior to the start of the program. Please note:        overall coordination, gross motor skills, endurance
times are approximate.                                 and flexibility. Kick, Block, and Chop your way to
                                                       becoming a Champion today!
WHO:				 Children & Teens (ages 10-17)
FEE:					$60                                           WHO:				 Children & Teens (ages 7-15)
                                                       FEE:					$60
PLACE:			 WPD Community Center, Wheaton
                                                       PLACE:			 Panzek Martial Arts, Winfield
Code				Day			Time						Date(s)
Summer                                                 Code				Day		Time							Date(s)
9350010-1 SU				 2:30-5:30 pm		 6/23, 7/14, 		         Summer
																					8/11                              9331200-1    TH			5:45-6:30 pm			6/20-8/1

                                                                                  (no program 7/4)

               Have a question?
           Call us at 630-681-0962
        or email us at info@wdsra.com

       For Safety's Sake >       Please Use the Same Pick-up & Return Location

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Children & Teens/Special Events
Santa's Village 		                   Mari Turano      Sensory Sundays NEW!               Mari Turano
Today we will be heading to Santa's Village           at Chuck E. Cheese
AZoosment Park in Dundee for a fun-filled day
                                                      It's game time! Choose from a wide selection of
of rides, attractions, shows and much more!
                                                      arcade games. Try out the Power Drop, Sponge
Please note: lunch is included in the fee. Lunch
                                                      Bob Pineapple, and many more! We will join our
includes 2 slices of pizza and a drink. For dietary
                                                      friends and play, with a quieter environment.
restrictions or additional snacks please bring a
                                                      Chuck-E-Cheese partnered with the Center
sack lunch or additional money.
                                                      for Autism and Related Disorders to create a
WHO:		 Children and Teens (ages 7-17)                 sensory-friendly play place. The lights will be
FEE:		 $75                                            dimmed, the music turned down and it will be less
                                                      crowded. The fee includes a game card and lunch.
PLACE:      Santa's Village, East Dundee
                                                      WHO:		 Children and Teens (ages 5-13)
Code		 Day          Time		        Date(s)             FEE:		 $48
Summer                                                PLACE:     Chuck-E-Cheese, Naperville
9313039-1 SU        1-4 pm        6/16
                                                      Code		    Day     Time		          Date(s)
Pick-up WPDCC		                  12:30 pm
                                                      Summer
Return WPDCC		                    4:45 pm
                                                      9313054-1 SU      9-11:30 am      8/4
                                                      Pick-up WPDCC                   8:45 am
                                                      Return WPDCC		                 11:45 am

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Children & Teens/Special Events
Check Out the Summer Day Camp Brochure and Register Online at www.wdsra.com

                                                   WDSRA
                                                 2019 Summer Day
                                                  Camp Brochure

                                                     Day Camp
                                                   Programs for
                                                   Kids, Teens &
                                                   Young Adults

 Calling                                             Western DuPage

      all Superheroes!                              Special Recreation
                                                       Association

                                                     Resident Registration:
                                                    Monday, April 8th at 7am
                                                   Non-Resident Registration:
                                                   Monday, April 15th at 9am
                                                     Registration Deadline:
                                                   Monday, April 22nd at 5pm

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Learning Disabilities/Mental Illness
Drop In Center                        Emily Ackerman     Aktion Club                        Nancy Miner
Join a great group on Wednesday nights                   Aktion Club is the newest member of the
to socialize and have fun! WDSRA and the                 Sponsored Organizations and Programs at Kiwanis
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)               International. Aktion Club is a community-service
of DuPage County give individuals, who                   club for adults who live with a disability. The club
have a primary disability of mental illness, an          typically meets every other Monday from 6:30-
opportunity to spend leisure time together, in a         8:00pm either at the WDSRA office in Carol Stream
friendly relaxed atmosphere. Family members are          or at other locations in the community. Members
welcome to attend. Dinner is served from 6-7pm           plan and experience community service projects,
and then a fun activity from 7-8:30pm. Activities        fund raising, and educational presentations while
may include going out into the community, playing        developing important skills in the process. The
board games or cards, learning yoga, art, and            WDSRA Aktion Club is co-sponsored by Kiwanis
exercising to name a few. The group meets at the         Clubs of Glen Ellyn, Central DuPage, and Wheaton.
Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center and is           Contact Nancy Miner at 630-681-0962 or email at
for ages 18 and older. The first Wednesday of every      nancym@wdsra.com for more details. A schedule is
month is “Visiting Artist Night,” which is made          mailed quarterly to members. An annual fee of $30
possible through grants received from the City of        is required. Code 8454000-1.
Naperville. Call Emily at 630-681-0962 for more
information or a detailed schedule of activities.
WHO:          Adults (ages 18 & older)
FEE:		        FREE
PLACE: Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community
			Center, Naperville
Code      Day         Time		           Date(s)
Summer
9361010-1 W           6-8:30 pm        Every Wednesday

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Athletics At-a-Glance
                   “We are soooo grateful that
                   our sons have the opportunity
                   for these activities! WDSRA is
                   a truly singular organization!”
                   – Parent of WDSRA
                   Participant

Monday                                     See pg.   Thursday                                 See
4-5 pm       Simply Conditioning   NAP     14                                                 pg.
4:15-5:30 pm Adult Bowling         WTN     17        4:45-6 pm   Adult Bowling          NAP   17
4:15-5:30 pm Kid/Teen Bowling      WTN     17        5:45-6:30 pm Tae Kwon Do           WIN   15
                                                     6:45-7:30 pm
4:15-5:30 pm Adapted Bowling       WTN     18
                                                     6:30-7:30 pm Summer Swim Team      GE    21
4:45-6 pm    Adapted Bowling       ROS     18                     Practice
4:45-6 pm    Adult Bowling         ROS &   18
                                   WTN
                                                     Saturday
                                                     9-10 am     Flag Football League   WTN 15
5:30-8 pm    WDSRA Golf            WTN     16
                                                     9-10 am     Yoga                   NAP   14
Tuesday
                                                     11 am-      Swim Lessons           CS    20
4:30-5:30 pm TNT - Tone N Tighten GE       14
                                                     12:30 pm
4:45-6 pm    Kid/Teen Bowling      NAP     17
                                                     12-1 pm     Individual Swim Lessons CS   20
4:45-6 pm    Adapted Bowling       NAP     18
                                                     12-1 pm     Summer Swim Team       CS    21
4:45-6 pm    Adult Bowling         NAP     17                    Practice
6:30-8 pm    Rec Softball League   NAP/    15        Sunday
                                   WC
                                                     1-2 pm      Simply Conditioning    WIN   14
6:30-8 pm    Special Olympics      GE/     22
                                                     12:30-      Pickleball             WAR 15
             Volleyball            NAP
                                                     1:30 pm
Wednesday
5:45-6:45 pm Special Olympics      GE/     23
             Bocce                 NAP
6-7 pm       TNT - Tone N Tighten NAP      14
7-8 pm

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Fitness
                                                        TNT - Tone N’ Tighten			                 Phil Eide
                                                        Led by a Dance Fitness Instructor, TNT - Tone
                                                        N Tighten combines high-energy music with
                                                        unique moves that allow the participants to dance
                                                        and tone their worries away. This music-based
                                                        group exercise class is fun and requires no dance
                                                        experience!
                                                        WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)
                                                        FEE:					$55
                                                        PLACE:			 Spring Ave Recreation Center,
                                                        							Glen Ellyn
                                                        Code				 Day		Time						Date(s)
                                                        Summer
                                                        9331520-1 TU		 4:30-5:30 pm		 6/18-7/23

Simply Conditioning						               Phil Eide
We will hit every major muscle group with this total    PLACE:			 95th Street Center, Naperville
body workout. Moderate resistance training and          Code				 Day Time							Date(s)
cardio designed for all levels. Participants will get   Summer
to try a variety of machines and weights as well as     9331520-2 W			6-7 pm					6/19-7/24
learn exercises to increase their fitness level.        9331520-3 W		 7-8 pm					 6/19-7/24
WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 14 & older)
FEE:					$50
PLACE:			 Fry YMCA, Naperville                          Yoga						                               Phil Eide
Code				Day		Time						Date(s)                          The benefits of Yoga are endless! Participants will
Summer                                                  increase their flexibility, condition their body, and
9331160-1 		M			4-5 pm				6/17-7/22			                  stretch their minds as they work on breathing,
                                                        simple poses, and balance. Sign up and see what
                                                        Yoga can do for you! **Please bring your own Yoga
PLACE:			 Winfield Park District                        mat to each class.
Code				Day		Time						Date(s)
                                                        WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 14 & older)
Summer
                                                        FEE:					$80
9331160-2 		SU			1-2 pm				6/16-7/21
                                                        PLACE:			 Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community
                                                        							Center, Naperville
                                                        Code				 Day		Time						Date(s)
                                                        Summer
                                                        9331180-1 SA  9-10 am   6/22-7/27
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Teen/Adult Athletics
Flag Football League					               Phil Eide       Tae Kwon Do				                           Phil Eide
Come and join us for this great program! WDSRA          HiYa! Come experience the art of Tae Kwon
is offering flag football to anyone who wants to        Do! Master Frank has many years of experience
be a grid iron great. The league will consist of        teaching martial arts to individuals with and
skill building and scrimmage with support from          without disabilities. Each week he will lead
the Wheaton North football team. Mandatory              you through a balanced physical and mental
equipment includes a bike helmet and a mouth            workout. The course will focus on increasing
guard. Fee includes a t-shirt. Please note: this is a   concentration and balance as well as improving
5 week program and 7/27 will be used as a make-         overall coordination, gross motor skills, endurance
up date in case of inclement weather. Location and      and flexibility. Kick, Block, and Chop your way to
times are subject to change.                            becoming a Champion today!
WHO:				 Adults (ages 13 & older)                       WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)
FEE:					$40                                            FEE:					$60
PLACE:			 Wheaton North High School, Wheaton            PLACE:			 Panzek Martial Arts, Winfield
Code				Day			Time				Date(s)                           Code				Day Time						Date(s)
Summer                                                  Summer
9331500-1 SA				9-10 am			6/15-7/20                     9331200-1 TH		 6:45-7:30 pm 6/20-8/1
																			(no program 7/6)                     																			(no program 7/4)

 Rec Softball League					          Justin Banks         Pickleball
                                                                   NEW!                     Justin Banks
 Looking for a softball league without the weekend      WDSRA in collaboration with the Warrenville
 tournaments and long season? If so, this program       Park District is offering the fun and exciting sport
 is for you. The league will consist of 3-4 weeks of    of Pickleball. Pickleball is a fast growing racquet
 practice followed by a 4-5 game season against         sport. This fun and engaging game is played on a
 other WDSRA Teams and local groups. Grab               badminton court with a lower net and is played
 your mitt and come join this recreational league.      in doubles. You will learn strategies that include
 Location and times are subject to change.              lobbing, overhead slamming, and fast volley
                                                        exchanges at the net. Paddles and ball will be
 WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 15 & older)              provided.
 FEE:					$60
                                                        WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 14 & older)
 PLACE:			 Central Area (Reed Keppler Park)             FEE:					$40
 Code				Day			Time				Date(s)                          PLACE:			 Warrenville Park District GymCode
 Summer                                                 Code      Day		 Time						 Date(s)
 9331230-1 TU				6:30-8 pm			6/4-7/16                   Summer
                                                        9331170-1 SU 12:30-1:30 pm 6/16-7/21 (T)
 PLACE:			South Area
 Code				Day			Time				Date(s)
 Summer
 9331230-2 TU				6:30-8 pm			6/4-7/16

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Teen/Adult Athletics
WDSRA Golf		                         Justin Banks
Sign up FORE WDSRA Golf! WDSRA is offering
3 separate levels for the golf program. Golfers
will be assessed and placed into the appropriate
level from the golf instructor. Each golfer will be
given an assessment time for the first week of
the program. An additional fee will be added for
golfers who are placed in the intermediate and
experienced golf. Once placed in the appropriate
program please assess if this program meets your
golfers needs:
WHO:        Teens & Adults (ages 15 & older)
FEE:		      $50
PLACE:      Arrowhead Golf Club, Wheaton
Code      Day       Time		        Date(s)
Summer
9331410-1 M         5-8:30 pm     6/10-7/15

BEGINNER GOLF Swing, putt and chip your way over to the WDSRA Instructional Golf program. This
program will allow beginner golfers to receive instructional golf lessons while working on all aspects of their
swing. The Instructional program will run for 6 weeks on the driving range and putting green from 5-5:45pm
Base Fee: $50
No Additional Fee
INTERMEDIATE GOLF This program was created for golfers who need to work on specific skills before
competing against others. Please join us for the intermediate golf program and work on all aspects of your
swing. The first 3 weeks will be held on the driving range and putting greens from 6-7pm followed by 3
weeks on the golf course from 6-8:30pm.
Base Fee: $50
Additional Fee: $35
EXPERIENCED (SO) GOLF This program is for golfers who have competed in Special Olympics golf and wish
to continue to compete. The first 2 weeks will be held on the driving range and putting green from 6-7pm.
The next 5 weeks will be held on the golf course from 6-8:30 pm. All golfers signed up for this program will
be evaluated by the golf instructor to ensure ability to compete in a competition. Golfers who are ready to
compete will be placed in either a 3, 6 or 9 hole competition.
Please note: program runs through 7/29. Your Special Olympics Medical must be valid through October
2019 and State competition requires an extra fee. All golfers must submit 2 additional scorecards to
WDSRA to be eligible to compete in the golf tournament.
Base Fee: $50
Additional Fee: $50

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Bowling
Adult Bowling 		                                                                                     Phil Eide
Come join us each week for WDSRA's favorite pastime! You will bowl with old friends and meet new ones
as you work on improving your game. Beginners through advanced bowlers are welcome. Fee includes up to
two games (if time allows), shoe rental and adaptive equipment.
 WHO:					 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)
 FEE: 						$67
 PLACE: 				Varies
PROGRAM                              PLACE & CODE              DAY DATE(S)              TIME            FEE:
Summer Adult Bowling                 Brunswick Zone, Roselle   M        6/17-7/22       4:45-6 pm       $67
                                     9331000-1
Summer Adult Bowling                 Wheaton Bowl, Wheaton     M        6/17-7/22       4:15-5:30 pm    $67
                                     9331000-2
Summer Adult Bowling                 Fox Bowl, Wheaton         M        6/17-7/22       4:45-6 pm       $67
                                     9331000-3
Summer Adult Bowling                 Bowlero, Naperville       TU       6/18-7/23       4:45-6 pm       $67
                                     9331000-4
Summer Adult Bowling                 Bowlero, Naperville       TH       6/20-8/1         4:45-6 pm      $67
                                     9331000-5                          (no program 7/4)

Kid/Teen Bowling                                                                                     Phil Eide
SPARE yourself the boredom of having nothing to do this summer, grab your friends, and sign up for
WDSRA's Kids and Teens Bowling program! Participants work on social skills, turn taking, and behavioral
control while improving balance, coordination and gross motor skills. Bowlers play up to two games and the
fee includes shoe rental and adaptive equipment.
WHO:					 Children & Teens (ages 6-15)
FEE: 						$67
PLACE: 				Varies

PROGRAM                             PLACE & CODE                   DAY    DATE(S)        TIME            FEE:
Summer Kid/Teen Bowling             Wheaton Bowl                   M      6/17-7/22      4:15-5:30 pm    $67
                                    9331010-1
Summer Kid/Teen Bowling             Bowlero, Naperville            TU     6/18-7/23      4:45-6 pm       $67
                                    9331010-2

                                                                          Have a question?
                                                                      Call us at 630-681-0962
                                                                   or email us at info@wdsra.com

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Bowling

Adapted Bowling                                                                                       Phil Eide
Anyone can bowl! Come on out and give it a try. Adapted bowling ramps are available as needed to help you
hit that strike! The program fee includes instruction, staff assistance, and 1 to 2 games of bowling depending
on your level of play.
 WHO:					 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)
 FEE: 						$67
 PLACE: 				Varies

PROGRAM                               PLACE & CODE                 DAY    DATE(S)         TIME            FEE:
Summer Adapted Bowling                Brunswick Zone, Roselle      M      6/17-7/22       4:45-6 pm       $67
                                      9337000-1
Summer Adapted Bowling                Wheaton Bowl, Wheaton        M      6/17-7/22       4:15-5:30 pm    $67
                                      9337000-2
Summer Adapted Bowling                Bowlero, Naperville          TU     6/18-7/23       4:45-6 pm       $67
                                      9337000-3

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After Bowling Programs
 Mini Golf Tour                    Kristy Henson        Swim Social                     Emily Ackerman
 Summer is the perfect time for mini golf. We will      There is no better place to end a hot summer day
 meet every other week for a quick dinner and           than in a pool! We will go for a swim at one of our
 mini golf. We will visit various courses               community waterparks and then have                  a
 throughout the season. Golf admission is               a quick, light dinner. Please bring $10
 included in the program fee. Please bring              for dinner, your bathing suit and a towel
 $10 each week for dinner. This program                 each week. Transportation will be provided from
 immediately follows bowling in Naperville,             Wheaton Bowl immediately after bowling. You will
 why not sign up for both?                              receive a schedule via email one week prior to the
                                                        start of the program.
 WHO:					 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)
 FEE: 						$86                                         WHO:					 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)
                                                        FEE:						$73
 PLACE: 				Varies
 Code					Day		Time					Date(s)                         PLACE:				Wheaton Bowl, Wheaton
 Summer                                                 Code					Day		Time				Date(s)
 9350020-1 		 TH 6-9:30 pm 				6/27, 7/18, 8/1			       Summer
 																			 (no program 7/4)                   9353040-1 M		        5:30-9 pm 6/17-7/22
 Pick-up Bowlero 6 pm
 Return Bowlero 9:30 pm

 Concerts in the Park                 Mari Turano
 Join us after bowling, every other week, for dinner
 and a concert at the Central Park Bandshell in
 Naperville. The Naperville Municipal Band
 will once again fill the summer night air
 with beautiful music. Please bring $10-
 15 for dinner each week and a blanket
 or folding chair to sit on. This program
 immediately follows bowling. Register for both
 today.
 WHO:					 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)
 FEE:						$57
 PLACE:				Central Park, Naperville
 Code					Day			Time					Date(s)
Summer
9351560-1 TH         6-9:30 pm     6/20, 7/11,
					                              7/25
				                        (no program 7/4)
Pick-up Bowlero 6 pm
Return Bowlero 9:30 pm

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Swim Lessons
Swim Lessons				                   Becky Prince       Adult Swim Lessons			             Becky Prince
                                                      WDSRA offers adult swim lessons instructed by
This program is geared for those swimmers who         Swim Chicago Southland. In these progressive
need more assistance in learning to swim through      classes, swimmers are introduced to basic water
one-on-one swim instruction. The lesson will be       skills, breath holding and a number of submerging
tailored to your child's swim ability with the goal   progressions, which eventually lead the learner
of having your child feel comfortable in the pool     to unassisted swimming. Classes will consist of 4
and we will work on basic swim strokes. These         swimmers who will progress through the 10 level
classes will be taught by Swim Chicago Southland.     program at their own pace. This program is for
All classes are 30 minutes in duration and after      potential swimmers ages 14 and older. Please note:
the registration deadline the swim instructors will   location and times are subject to change.
assign a swim lesson time. WDSRA will contact
you 3 weeks prior to the start of the program with    WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 14 & older)
your lesson time.                                     FEE:					$60
                                                      PLACE:			 Fountain View Recreation Center,
WHO:				 Children & Teens (ages 3-13)                 							Carol Stream
FEE:					$60                                          Code				Day			Time					Date(s)
PLACE:			Fountain View Recreation Center, 					       Summer
							Carol Stream                                   9330020-1 SA				12:30-1 pm		6/22-7/27

Code				Day		Time						Date(s)
Summer
9330010-1 SA			 11 am-12:30 pm		 6/22-7/27            Please note: swim program dates and
                                                      times may change. For the most up to date
                                                      program information please refer to our
Individual Swim Lessons				 Becky Prince              online registration.

This program is geared for those swimmers who
need more assistance in learning to swim through
one-on-one swim instruction. The lesson will be
tailored to your child's swim ability with the goal
of having your child feel comfortable in the pool
and we will work on basic swim strokes. These
classes will be taught by Swim Chicago Southland.
All classes are 30 minutes in duration and after
the registration deadline the swim instructors will
assign a swim lesson time. WDSRA will contact
you 3 weeks prior to the start of the program with
your lesson time.
WHO:				 Children & Teens (ages 3-13)
FEE:					$110
PLACE:			 Fountain View Recreation Center,
							Carol Stream
Code				Day			Time						Date(s)
Summer
9330000-1 SA				12-1 pm					6/22-7/27

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Swim Lessons
                                                       MAKING LIFE BETTER
                                                     THROUGH SCHOLARSHIPS
                                                             Thank you
                                                        Northwestern Medicine

Summer Swim Team                  Becky Prince
Practice
Come and join us to keep in shape for the upcoming
swim season. We will use this 6-week program to
work on your endurance and perfect your strokes.
Please note: time may change.
WHO: Children, Teens & Adults (ages 8 & older)
FEE:					$50
PLACE:			 B.R. Ryall YMCA, Glen Ellyn
Code				Day			Time						 Date(s)
Summer
9330120-1 TH				6:30-7:30 pm		 6/20-7/25
																			 (no program 7/4)

PLACE:			 Fountain View Recreation Center,
							Carol Stream
Code				Day			Time						 Date(s)
Summer
9330120-2 SA				12-1 pm			 		6/22-7/27

               Have a question?
           Call us at 630-681-0962
        or email us at info@wdsra.com

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Special Olympics Ages 8+
                                                      Special Olympics Justin Banks
                                                      Volleyball
                                                      Attention WDSRA Volleyball players! It's time
                                                      to tune up for the upcoming competitive season.
                                                      Experienced and novice players are welcome.
           Special Olympics Oath                      Program fee includes practice, games, and two
                                                      tournaments. Player evaluations will be conducted
                   “Let me win.
                                                      the first week of the program and teams will be
                But if I cannot win,
                                                      formed based on ability. The Special Olympics
                 let me be brave
                 in the attempt.”
                                                      District Tournament will be held in September and
                                                      the ITRS tournament in October. By registering for
                                                      this program you are committing to attend both
Special Olympics                       Justin Banks   tournaments listed above. Competing athletes
                                                      must have a S.O. Medical Form current through
Region C Bowling                                      October 2019. Please note: if your team qualifies
It's time for you to test all of the bowling skills   for the state competition, an additional fee will be
you've been practicing in WDSRA's bowling             required. Location and times are subject to change.
leagues by entering the Special Olympics Area         WHO:		 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)
Bowling Tournament. You must have participated        FEE: 			$130
in the winter and spring bowling programs, be
able to bowl 3 games without bumpers, and have        PLACE:		 Central Area (Ackerman Sports
a current S.O. Medical Form on file at the WDSRA      				 and Fitness, Glen Ellyn)
office to be eligible. Your Special Olympic Medical
Form must be valid through July 2019. (If you do      Code		Day		Time			Date(s)
not know your expiration date, please call the        Summer
office and we can let you know.)                      9332060-1 TU			       6:30-8 pm      8/6-10/1
WHO:				 Children, Teens & Adults
							(ages 8 & older)                               PLACE:		    South Area (Fort Hill, Naperville)
FEE:					$20
                                                      Code		Day		Time			Date(s)
PLACE:			 Stardust Bowl, Addison
                                                      Summer
Code				Day			Time				Date(s)                         9332060-2 TU			 6:30-8 pm 8/6-10/1
Summer
9332000-1 SA				 9 am-3 pm 7/13

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Special Olympics Ages 8+
Special Olympics                       Justin Banks               Special Olympics Sport Dates
Bocce
                                                                          Summer 2019
Get a taste of one of the faster growing Special
                                                               Note: Some dates below are tentative (T)
Olympics sports! Bocce is also called "Lawn
Bowling" and is the perfect sport for the less active
or older participant who cannot keep up with the           July 13:
                                                                  				 Special Olympics Regional
faster paced sports. This program may include              										Bowling
participation in the District Bocce competition            July 14:		      		   		 ITRS Softball Tournament
in September for those athletes who have
demonstrated an understanding of the game and              August 4 (T):        		 Special Olympics Softball
the ability to play. Gold medal winners will advance       August 5:            		 Special Olympics Golf
to compete in Special Olympics Summer Games
                                                           Sept. 22 (T):        		 Special Olympics Volleyball
2020. Athletes that will be competing in Special
Olympics must have a S.O. Medical Form on file             Sept. 14/21 (T): 		 Special Olympics Bocce
current through June 2020. Please note: if you             October 7:		         		 ITRS Volleyball Tournament
qualify for the state competition, an additional fee
will be charged. Location and times are subject to
change.
WHO:		 Children, Teens & Adults
		     (ages 8 & older)
FEE:		 $65

PLACE:        Stacy Park, Glen Ellyn
Code		        Day   Time		             Date(s)
Summer
9332070-1 W         5:45-6:45 pm       7/24-9/11

PLACE:		      Meadow Glens Park, Naperville
		            (NEW LOCATION)
Code		        Day   Time		             Date(s)
Summer
9332070-2 W         5:45-6:45 pm 7/24-9/11

                  Have a question?
              Call us at 630-681-0962
           or email us at info@wdsra.com
                                                                 Credit Cards Accepted
                                                                 You may use your Visa or
                                                                 Master Card when registering
                                                                 for programs at www.wdsra.
                                                                 com or mailing in your
                                                                 registration form. Debit cards
                                                                 are also accepted.

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Teens & Adults At-a-Glance
                   “WDSRA helps participants
                   attend regular community
                   events! I am so grateful that
                   we learned what it meant to
                   integrate our son into the
                   community. WDSRA was there
                   to further that and give us some
                   respite at the same time”
                   – Parent of WDSRA Participant

Monday-Friday                             See pgs.    Friday                                       See pg.
                                                      Evening        Just Us Girls        WTN      42
9 am-2 pm    Rec-N-Roll          CS/GE/   44–45       Evening        Guys Night Out       WTN      42
                                 NAP/
                                 WTN                  Evening        Night Owls           Varies   41
Monday                                                Evening        Socialites South     Vares    41
4:30-7 pm    Individual Piano    WTN      26          Evening        Town Travelers       Varies   40
             Lessons                                  Evening        Trailblazers         Varies   40
             30 Min. Sessions                         Saturday
5:30-9 pm    Swim Social         WTN      19          9 am-12 pm     Individual Piano     WTN      26
6:30-8 pm    Aktion Club         CS       12                         Lessons
Tuesday                                                              30 Min. Sessions
5-6 pm       Summertime          NAP      28          10 am-1 pm     Individual Art       WTN/     27
             Splash                                                  Lessons              NAP
                                                                     30 Min. Sessions
5-7 pm       Individual Voice    NAP      26
             Lessons                                  10 am-2 pm     Riding the Rails     NAP      29
             30 Min. Sessions                         11:30 am-      Saturday on the Town Varies   39
6-7:15 pm    Outdoor Cooking     NAP      28          2:30 pm
6:30-8 pm    Ceramics            WTN      28          12:15-1 pm     Let's Dance          WC       30
                                                      1:15-2 pm      Adult Tap            WC       30
Wednesday
                                                      2-4 pm         Individual Dance     WC       27
6-8 pm       Bingo & Karaoke     CS       29
                                                                     Lessons
6-8:30 pm    Drop In Center      NAP      12
                                                      2:30-4:30 pm   Cooking 101          NAP      30
Thursday
                                                      Evening        Bar Hoppers          Varies   42
6:15-8:15 pm Individual Voice    WTN      26
             Lessons
             30 Min. Sessions
7-8:30 pm    Creative Corner     NAP/     29
                                 WTN
6-9:30 pm    Mini Golf Tour      NAP      19
6-9:30 pm    Concerts in the Park NAP     19

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Individual Lessons
Have you ever wanted to learn to play the piano or take voice lessons? Now is your chance! Take one-
on-one lessons with an instructor. Find your inner maestro or express yourself through your voice, art or
dance! Start practicing for the next Musical Showcase! Please register for your first choice time slot.

                                WHO: Children, Teens & Adults (6 & older)

Individual Voice Lessons              Alex Tufts         Individual Piano Lessons               Alex Tufts
FEE: 			$95                                              FEE: 			$95
PLACE:		 Alfred Rubin Riverwalk                          PLACE:		 WPD Community Center,
					Community Center, Naperville                        					Wheaton
Code			Day		Time				Date(s)                              Code			Day		Time				Date(s)
Summer                                                   Summer
9356620-1 TU		5-5:30 pm			6/18-7/23                      9356640-1 M			4:30-5 pm			6/17-7/22
9356620-2 TU		5:30-6 pm			6/18-7/23                      9356640-2 M			5-5:30 pm			6/17-7/22
9356620-3 TU		6-6:30 pm			6/18-7/23                      9356640-3 M			5:30-6 pm			6/17-7/22
9356620-4 TU		6:30-7 pm			6/18-7/23                      9356640-4 M			6-6:30 pm			6/17-7/22
                                                         9356640-5 M			6:30-7 pm			6/17-7/22

FEE: 			$95                                              FEE: 			$95
PLACE:		 WPD Community Center,                           PLACE:		 WPD Community Center,
					Wheaton                                             					Wheaton
Code			Day		Time				Date(s)                              Code			Day		Time				Date(s)
Summer                                                   Summer
9356630-1 TH		      6:15-6:45 pm   6/20-8/1              9356650-1 SA		9-9:30 am			6/22-7/27
9356630-2 TH		      6:45-7:15 pm   6/20-8/1              9356650-2 SA		 9:30-10 am		 6/22-7/27
9356630-3 TH		      7:15-7:45 pm   6/20-8/1              9356650-3 SA		 10-10:30 am		 6/22-7/27
9356630-4 TH		      7:45-8:15 pm   6/20-8/1              9356650-4 SA		 10:30-11 am		 6/22-7/27
												(no program 7/4)                             9356650-5 SA		 11-11:30 am		 6/22-7/27
                                                         9156650-6 SA		 11:30 am- 		 6/22 7/27
                                                         								12 pm

                                                                         Have a question?
                                                                     Call us at 630-681-0962
                                                                  or email us at info@wdsra.com

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Individual Lessons
                                                       Individual Dance Lessons Emily Ackerman
                                                       Have you ever wanted to learn to dance with
                                                       moves that impress? Now is your chance! Take
                                                       one-on-one lessons with a dance instructor. Find
                                                       your rhythm and express yourself through dance.
                                                       Please contact Emily Ackerman at 630-681-0962
                                                       for more information.
                                                       WHO:				 Children, Teens & Adults (ages 3 &
                                                       							older)
                                                       FEE:					$105
                                                       PLACE:			 ARC Center, West Chicago

                                                       Code				 Day Time						Date(s)
                                                       Summer
                                                       9359100-1    SA   2-2:30 pm    		 6/22-7/27
Individual Art Lessons          Emily Ackerman         9359100-2    SA   2:30-3 pm       6/22-7/27
Take one-on-one lessons with a professional art        9359100-3    SA   3-3:30 pm    		 6/22-7/27
instructor who can adjust your lessons to fit your     9359100-4    SA   3:30-4 pm    		 6/22-7/27
creative needs. Do you want to learn how to draw
a person? How to paint on canvas? Or just explore      PLACE:			 Winfield Park District
different art styles? All art materials are included
                                                       Code				 Day		Time						Date(s)
in the cost of the lesson.
                                                       Summer
WHO:			 Children, Teens & Adults (ages 8 & older)      9359100-5 TU      TBD     		     6/18-7/23
FEE:				$95
PLACE:		 WPD Community Center, Wheaton

Code				 Day       Time							 Date(s)
Summer
9359040-1 SA      10-10:30 am		      6/22-7/27
9359040-2 SA      10:30-11 am		      6/22-7/27
9359040-3 SA      11-11:30 am		      6/22-7/27
9359040-4 SA      11:30 am-12 pm     6/22-7/27
9359040-5 SA      12-12:30 pm		      6/22-7/27
9359040-6 SA      12:30-1 pm			      6/22-7/27

PLACE: Fort Hill, Naperville

Code				 Day Time							 Date(s)
Summer
9359030-1    SA   10-10:30 am        6/22-7/27
9359030-2    SA   10:30-11 am        6/22-7/27
9359030-3    SA   11-11:30 am        6/22-7/27
9359030-4    SA   11:30am-12 pm      6/22-7/27
9359030-5    SA   12-12:30 pm        6/22-7/27
9359030-6    SA   12:30-1 pm 		      6/22-7/27
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Teens & Adults

Summertime Splash             LINK    Alex Tufts
We are heading to the beach! Grab your friends,
your suit and a towel. We will swim, splash and
have a blast. Don't miss out on the chance to
stay and cook out. Outdoor cooking immediately         Horseback Riding Lessons                 Alex Tufts
follows Summertime Splash; why not sign up for         Is your child interested in horseback riding lessons?
both?                                                  Friends for Therapeutic Equine Activities is unique
WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)              in providing individualized horseback activities
FEE:					$41                                           assisted by certified staff and trained volunteers for
PLACE:			 Centennial Beach, Naperville                 people of all ages and disabilities. FTEA is located at
                                                       Meadow View Equestrian Center, 4N681 Munger
Code				Day			Time						Date(s)                        Road, Wayne, IL 60184. If you are interested in this
                                                       program please contact Nancy Winkelman at
Summer                                                 630-588-8543.
9356680-1 		 TU			 5-6 pm		          6/18-7/23
                                                       Ceramics                         Emily Ackerman
                                                       In this class you will pound, press, pinch, and roll the
Outdoor Cooking        LINK            Alex Tufts      clay to make wonderful ceramic art. Learn different
Put on your chef's hat, it's time to make some tasty   hand building techniques using clay slabs and coils.
treats on the open fire. We'll learn to make some      You will also glaze your pieces to be fired in a kiln.
BBQ favorites and enjoy dinner together. This          Create cool gifts for friends and family, or keep your
program immediately follows Summertime Splash,         projects for yourself. You will be proud and amazed
why not sign up for both?                              at what you can create!
WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)              WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)
FEE:					$50                                           FEE:					$62
PLACE:			 Centennial Beach, Naperville			Day           PLACE:			 People's Resource Center, Wheaton
Code				Day			Time						Date(s)                        Code				Day		Time						Date(s)
Summer                                                 Summer
9356690-1 TU			 6-7:15 pm		 6/18-7/23                  9359050-1 TU  6:30-8 pm			 6/18-7/23

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Teens & Adults
Riding the Rails Naperville            Alex Tufts       Creative Corner                         Emily Ackerman
Experience the magic of a train ride! We will meet      Join us as we encourage you to explore your
at the train station and ride the train each week       creativity through fun art activities. Each week
where adventures await us. You will receive a           you will find inspiration from something new and
schedule of activities one week before the program      experiment with different mediums to create your
begins. Train ticket is included in fee. Participants   own masterpieces. Various techniques will be
should bring money for lunch. Please note:              taught, and some activities may include painting,
participants may be required to bring extra money       drawing, collage, clay, and so much more!
for some activities we do. The program typically
                                                        WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)
runs 3 to 4 hours, morning to afternoon. Exact
                                                        FEE:					$58
program times will vary. Participants must be able
to function at a 1:6 ratio.                             PLACE:			 WPD Community Center, Wheaton

WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)               Code				Day			 Time				 Date(s)
FEE:					$90                                            Summer
PLACE:			 Naperville Train Station                      9359070-1 TH   7-8:30 pm		 6/20-8/1
                                                                                 (no program 7/4)
Code				Day		Time				 Date(s)
Summer
9356700-1 SA		 10 am-2 pm 6/22, 7/13, 7/27              PLACE: 95th Street Center, Naperville

                                                        Code				Day			 Time				 Date(s)
Bingo & Karaoke                 Emily Ackerman          Summer
Our old favorite is still here with an added bonus!     9359070-2 TH					7-8:30 pm		6/20-8/1
Now, we will play Bingo for an hour so have your                                   (no program 7/4)
eyes and ears ready to hear the calls because
we will have great prizes for the winners. After
Bingo, we will have a light snack and sing Karaoke!
Everyone who wants to sing will get a turn and
those who prefer to be in the audience, can sit back
and enjoy!
WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)
FEE:					$73
PLACE:			 WDSRA Office, Carol Stream

Code				Day		Time				Date(s)
Summer
9353010-1 W			 6-8 pm		 6/19-7/24

                                                               Credit Cards Accepted
                                                               You may use your Visa or
                                                               Master Card when registering
                                                               for programs at www.wdsra.
                                                               com or mailing in your
                                                               registration form. Debit cards
                                                               are also accepted.

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Teens & Adults
Let's Dance		          LINK           Emily Ackerman    Cooking 101		                  Emily Ackerman
Let's dance to all your favorite tunes. You will        Everyone needs to know the basics of preparing
work on dance steps, turns and combinations. A          and cooking food. Each team will learn the basics
professional dance instructor will teach this lively    of cooking at their very own station in the kitchen.
class each week. Sign up for Let's Dance and Adult      The class will learn to cook different types of food
Tap classes today!                                      during the season. Please note: this program is not
                                                        appropriate for individuals with nut allergies. Bon
WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)               Appétit!
FEE:					$48
                                                        WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)
PLACE:			 ARC Center-Mac Gym, West Chicago
                                                        FEE:					$65
                                                        PLACE:			 95th Street Center, Naperville
Code				Day		 Time					Date(s)
Summer                                                  Code				Day Time					 Date(s)
9359060-1 SA			 12:15-1 pm		 6/22-7/27
                                                        Summer
                                                        9359090-1 SA		 2:30-4:30 pm		 6/29, 7/13, 7/27

Adult Tap		        LINK               Emily Ackerman
Get those legs in shape and your feet tapping
with the WDSRA Adult Tap Group! A professional
dance instructor will be leading this energetic class
each week. Please bring your tap shoes and wear
comfortable clothes. Adult tap follows Let’s Dance,
why not sign up for two programs?
WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 16 & older)
FEE:					$48
PLACE:			 ARC Center, West Chicago

Code				Day		 Time					Date(s)
Summer
9359010-1 		SA		1:15-2 pm			6/22-7/27

     Credit Cards Accepted
     You may use your Visa or
     Master Card when registering
     for programs at www.wdsra.
     com or mailing in your
     registration form. Debit cards
     are also accepted.

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Summer Special Events/Teens & Adults
Studio Movie Grill		                Mari Turano        Bags and BBQ 				               Emily Ackerman
Lights, Camera, Action! Who's ready to sit back,       Come and join us for an evening full of friends, food
relax, eat some dinner and watch a flick? We will      and bags! Tonight we will be socializing, playing
be heading to Studio Movie Grill to see a movie        bags and other outdoor activities while we enjoy a
while sitting back and eating dinner. Dinner and       cookout at WDSRA. Participants may be dropped
movie ticket are included in the fee. Times are        off directly at WDSRA at 6 pm and picked up from
approximate and may change based on show times.        WDSRA at 8:30 pm.
Please note: an email will be sent out on Monday,
June 3 with the movie and show time. It will also      WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 21 and older)
be updated on the WDSRA Rainout Line at https://       FEE:					$25
rainoutline.com/home/extension/6305935045/17.          PLACE:			 WDSRA Carol Stream Office
The movie will be rated G, PG or PG13. Participants    Code					 Day		 Time					                Date(s)
may meet directly at Studio Move Grill and picked
                                                       Summer
up at Studio Movie Grill.
                                                       9313037-1		 F				 6-8:30 pm				          6/14
WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 18 & older)
FEE:					$45                                           Pick-up Fort Hill                     5:15pm
PLACE:			 Studio Movie Grill, Wheaton                  Return Fort Hill 		                   9:15pm

Code				Day		Time							Date(s)
                                                       Breakfast Buffet
                                                                         NEW!             Kristy Henson
Summer
9313035-1 W			 6-9:15pm			          6/5
                                                       and Drury Lane
                                                       The whole gang will be here today: Charlie, Snoopy,
Pick-up WDSRA		              5:30 pm (TBD)             Lucy and Linus. We will head to Drury Lane to see
Return WDSRA		               9:30 pm (TBD)             You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. We will start
                                                       the morning off with a meet-and-greet with the
                                                       Charlie Brown characters and a breakfast buffet.
Progressive Dinner                Kristy Henson        Afterwards, we will enjoy the play at Drury Lane.
Come Hungry, Leave Happy! We will walk in
downtown Naperville and stop at three delicious        WHO:				 Teens and Adults (ages 18 & older)
restaurants: Jimmy’s Grill for an appetizer, BD        FEE:					$60
Mongolian Grill for an entrée, and Cookie Dough        PLACE:			 Drury Lane, Oakbrook
Creations for a dessert. Fee includes entire cost of   Code					 Day		 Time						                Date(s)
meal. Please note: we will be walking from place to
                                                       Summer
place so please wear comfortable shoes and dress
                                                       9313038-1		 SA			 10:30 am-1:15 pm 6/15
for the weather. You can get dropped off at 4:45 pm
at Jimmy’s Grill (245 S. Washington St., Naperville)   Pick-up WPDCC 												9:45 pm
and picked up at Cookie Dough Creations at 8 pm        Return WPDCC 												2 pm
(22 W. Chicago Ave, Naperville).
WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 16 and older)
FEE:					$57                                                          Have a question?
PLACE:			Downtown Naperville                                      Call us at 630-681-0962
                                                               or email us at info@wdsra.com
Code				Day		Time							Date(s)
Summer
9313036-1 SA			4:45-8 pm					6/8
Pick-up WPDCC		                    4:15 pm
Return WPDCC 		                    8:30 pm
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Summer Special Events/Teens & Adults
Kiwanis BBQ 		                         Mari Turano       Splashing in the Park
                                                                               NEW!            Mari Turano
Once again, the Wheaton Kiwanis Club is                  Summer is a time to have fun, connect with friends
sponsoring this GREAT program! Participants will         and embark on adventures. Pack your sunscreen,
be treated to a BBQ dinner, followed by a splash         swim suit and towel because we're going to make
in Northside Pool. Grab your swimsuit, towel             some memories. The day will begin with a water
and appetite, and meet us at the Northside Park          balloon fight, drip drip drench and painting with
Girl Scout Cabin. The following social clubs will        squirt guns. To end, we will play a game of kickball.
attend as part of their schedule: Trailblazers, Town     An afternoon snack will be provided. Come on out
Travelers, Socialites and Night Owls. Please do not      and enjoy a great afternoon! Please note: If there
register for this special event if you are in one of     is inclement weather, the program will be moved
these clubs. In the event of inclement weather, this     inside the WPDCC for arts, crafts and games.
program will be cancelled.
                                                         WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 18 & older)
WHO:					 Teens & Adults (ages 18 & older)               FEE:					$18
FEE:						$15                                            PLACE:			 Seven Gables Park, Wheaton
PLACE:				Northside Park, Wheaton
                                                         Code				 Day			Time					Date(s)
Code					Day				Time				Date(s)                          Summer
Summer                                                   9313042-1 SU				1-3 pm				6/23
9313040-1 		F						6-8 pm			6/21
                                                         Pick-up Fort Hill      12:30 pm
                                                         Pick-up WPDCC 									1 pm
                                                         Return WPDCC 						 3 pm
                                                         Return Fort Hill						 3:30 pm
Chicago Evening Out                 Kristy Henson
It's five o'clock somewhere! We will be taking a
limo to Navy Pier tonight while listening to our         Beach Day Chicago        NEW!      Kristy Henson
favorite music and dancing. We will start the            Let's have some fun in the sun! We will be heading
night by walking the pier. We will then head to          to Montrose Beach in Chicago for a fun-filled day
Margaritaville on the pier for dinner, followed by       of sun and relaxation. Please wear your swimsuit
some ice cream at a local shop. Please note: there       and bring a towel/beach chair, sunscreen, water and
is a lot of walking in this event and you will need to   snacks. The group will have lunch at The Dock at
keep pace with the group.                                Montrose Beach.
WHO:				 Teens & Adults (ages 18 & older)                WHO:				 Adults (ages 18 & older)
FEE:					$93                                             FEE:					$55
PLACE:			Chicago                                         PLACE:			Chicago				Day			Time

Code					Day				Time				Date(s)                          Code					Day		Time				 Date(s)
Summer                                                   Summer
9313041-1		SA					6-9 pm			6/22                          9313043-1		SU			11am-3 pm		6/30
Pick-up WPDCC 												4:45 pm                        Pick-up WPDCC       10 am
Return WPDCC 											10 pm                            Return WPDCC								4 pm

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