Recreation Department

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All Recreation Department programs are on hiatus now, due to the State order about Covid19.

The Annual Day in the Park will be postponed until Fall, and the Independence Parade will be canceled.  

We will have some information on our summer camps and fall classes very soon!

PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION OPEN FOR NEW STUDENTS (2020-2021 School Year)
(Ages 3 - 5 years old)

Call (708) 229-3373 for more information, or come in and speak with our friendly staff.

The Recreation Department offers programs for children three months old and up. The programs are listed in booklets that are mailed out to residents twice a year. Additional programs are advertised through fliers that are sent out to the schools in the village or listed on our cable station, channel Four. Some of the programs include pre-school for ages 3 to 5, arts and crafts, basketball, Irish dancing, martial arts, preschool gym, soccer, square dancing, tap, drama and ballet just to name a few.

The Recreation Department also provides the following events:

  • Concerts in the park
  • Day in the park
  • Easter egg hunts
  • Fourth of July parade
  • Halloween parades
  • Ice skating lessons at the new ice rink at 9000 South Kedzie
  • Pass punt and kick contests
  • Santa Claus visits the beginning of December through Christmas Eve
  • Summer Day Camps for more than 300 children
  • Special trips to see "big name" entertainment
  • Strength Training Classes and
  • Track and field meets
  • White Sox games and the Star Plaza
  • Yoga Classes