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Park Clips from 2-13-14

Chicago Ridge
  The Chicago Ridge Park District has a number of facilities. The Freedom Activity Center is located at 6252 W. Birmingham, and the phone number is 636-4900. The Frontier Fieldhouse is located at 9807 S. Sayre Ave., and the phone number is 423-3959. Registration should be made at least one week prior to the event or class. For more information, or to register for a program, call either number above.
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  Immediately: The Chicago Ridge Park District is looking for a Yoga teacher for the upcoming months. Applicants must be available Monday through Thursday in the evenings. Those interested in this position should contact Dominic Malito at 636-4900, or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
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  Beginning Feb. 15: An Instruction Basketball league is being offered by the Chicago Ridge Park District. The league will introduce children to the world of basketball in an instructional game setting. Children will play eight weeks of games. Games will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturdays and will last one hour. The league will run on Saturdays through April 5. The league fee is $50. The games will take place at the Freedom Activity Center, 6252 W. Birmingham Ave.
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Instructional Basketball League
  Saturdays from Feb. 15 to April 5: The instructional basketball league will introduce children to the world of basketball in an instructional game setting at the Freedom Activity Center. Children will play eight weeks of games. Games will begin at 10 a.m. and will last one hour. The league fee is $50.
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  Ongoing: The Chicago Ridge Park District is looking for a yoga teacher for the upcoming months. The candidate must be available Monday through Thursday in the evenings. Anyone interested in this position, call Dominic Malito at 636-4900, email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
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  Ongoing: The Chicago Ridge Park District is taking team registration for 4th through 8th grade boys basketball and girls volleyball leagues. For registration information, please call 708-423-3959 or visit our website www.chicagoridgeparks.com.
Evergreen Park
  The Evergreen Park Recreation Department is headquartered at the Village Community Center, 3450 W. 97th St., but holds programs in various locations throughout the village. For more information, or to register for a class, call 229-3373.
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  Through March 15: Group swim lessons for boys and girls ages 4 years and older will be held on Saturdays from 11 to 11:45 a.m., or from noon to 12:45 p.m. The fee for eight weeks is $75 for residents and $85 for non-residents. Swim lessons are held at the Evergreen Park High School pool, 99th Street and Kedzie Ave.

Hickory Hills
  The Hickory Hills Park District administrative building is located at the Cynthia Neal Administrative and Recreation Cener, Kasey Meado Park, 8047 W. 91st Pl. For more information, or to register for a program, call 598-1233.
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  Feb. 19: The Hickory Hills Park District preschool teachers will be hosting an open house from 6 to 7 p.m. at Cynthia Neal Recreation Center, 8047 W. 91st Pl. The open house is for those parents wishing to enroll their child in a preschool program for the first time for the 014-2015 school year. An informational pamphlet on our preschool program will be available that night.

Oak Lawn
  The Oak Lawn Park District administrative building is located at 9400 S. Kenton Ave. For more information, call 857-2225 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
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  Sundays and Wednesdays in Feb.: The Oak Lawn Park District’s Stony Creek Golf Course is offering SNAG Golf classes that are designed to introduce children 5-13 years of age to the sport of golf, it’s fundamentals, rules, history, etiquette, and more. Instruction and skill games will be utilized in each lesson. The lessons will begin in February with weekday and weekend sessions available. The three-lesson package will cover instruction in putting (rolling), chipping and full swing. The cost is $50 for residents and $60 for non-residents.
  This program will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Sunday Feb. 2, 9 and 16, and from 4 to 5 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 12 and 19 at the Community Pavilion, 9401 S. Oak Park Ave. For more information or to register, call 857-2433.
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  March 9: The Green and White Family Skate will take place from 2 to 3:15 p.m. at the Oak Lawn Park District Ice Arena, 9320 S. Kenton Ave. The event features an afternoon of skating, raffles and music provided by CMT Productions. Weber Irish Dancers will perform at 2 p.m. The park district is also offering SNAG Golf in the off-ice room. Admission is $6 and skate rental is $3. For more information, call 857-5173
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  Ongoing: Duplicate bridge will be held at 11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Oak View Center. Cost is $7 per person and includes a light lunch. For more information, call 857-2200.

Worth
  The Worth Park District is located at the Terrace Centre, 11500 S. Beloit Ave. For more information, or to register for the programs, call 448-7080.
  The Winter/Spring Worth Park District program guide has arrived. Registration has begun.
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  Immediately: The Worth Park District is taking registration for several programs for young children ready to learn the fundamentals of sports. Parents and their children may choose from little kickers soccer, parent tot sports, little baller’s basketball or instructional t-ball. Classes begin the beginning of February and March.
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  Feb. 17: The park district is hosting Kids Day Out trips for children ages 5 to 12. Kids Day Out lasts from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at a cost of $35 per day. The next trips will be to Chuck E. Cheese in February, and Odyssey Funworld on March 18. Trips leave from the Terrace Centre.
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  Feb. 19: Seniors are invited to join friends on trips to local restaurants. There are a variety options, and participants can spend as much or as little as the like.Worth Park District is traveling Grand Lux, Chicago in February, and McCormick and Schmick’s, Oakbrook March 19. Registration is due one week prior to each trip. The cost is $8 per residents, and $12 for non-residents. Trips leave from the Terrace Centre at 10:30 a.m., and are expected to return by 2 p.m. each afternoon.
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  Feb. 21: Registration is due for Daddy Daughter Night. Dads and their daughters are invited to join the Worth Park District for the Princess’ Ball from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28. Participants can enjoy music, food, and a photo together. The cost is $25 per couple and $8 per additional child.
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  March 7: The Worth Park District is taking a trip to Water Tower Place, Chicago. Participants leave from the Terrace Centre at 9 a.m. and return at 2 p.m. The fee is $12. Registration is due at least one week prior to the event.
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  March 7: Seniors are taking a trip to Water Tower Place, Chicago. The group leave from the Terrace Centre at 9 a.m., and return at 2 p.m. $12. Registration is due at least one week prior to the trip.
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  March 12: The next monthly senior luncheon at the Terrace Centre will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Residents and non-residents of Worth Park District are welcome to attend. Reservations are needed one week prior to luncheon.
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  March 18: The next Kids Day Out, designed for children ages 5 to 12, features a trip to Odyssey Fun World from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The cost is $35 per child. Other trips include a movie and lunch in Chicago Ridge on April 18, and a visit to Hollywood Park in Crestwood on April 21. Trips leave from the Terrace Centre.
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  March 19: The Worth Park District Senior Lunch Bunch is traveling to McCormick and Schmick’s in Oakbrook. Participants are asked register one week prior to the trip. The cost of the outing is $8 per residents and $12 for non-residents. Trips leave from the Terrace Centre at 10:30 a.m. and are expected to return by 2 p.m.
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  March 21: Registration is due for the next session of all day childcare during spring break. Children will participate in different activities to fill their day off from school. Space fills quickly, so early registration is suggested. The fee for the spring break special is $20 per day, per child for residents, for care between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The park district charges an additional $10 for extended care hours of 7 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m.
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  Ongoing: Pickle Ball will be at the Terrace Centre, 11500 Beloit Ave., from 6 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday. Pickle Ball is a cross between tennis and ping-pong and involves strategies such as lobbing, drive shots and overhead slams. Cost is $1.