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Park Clips from 2-20-14

Chicago Ridge
  Chicago Ridge Park District’s Freedom Activity is located at 6252 W. Birmingham St. For more information, or to register for programs, call 636-4900. Registration for some programs must be made in person.
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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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  Feb. 22 through April 12: The basketball instructional 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 fee is $50. The games will take place at the Freedom Activity Center.
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  Feb. 27 through April 3: Children will learn how to play floor hockey through various games, drills instruction. Participants will learn the basic concepts of floor hockey in an instructional setting from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Freedom Activity Center. The fee is $40 for residents and $50 for non-residents.
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  Feb. 24 through March 31: Children 5 to 12 years old will explore their basketball and physical capability through a number of basketball drills and games in Biddy Basketball. This basketball program will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Freedom Activity Center. The fee is $40 for residents and $50 for non-residents. Park district staff teach the class.
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  Feb 26 or March 26: Children will “Blast Off to Outer Space” and learn about astronauts, planets, life in space and more from 3:30 until 5 p.m. at the Freedom Activity Center. Children will design their own class rocket, learn about the stars, moon, sun and planets. The $10 fee is for one class.
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  March 12: In “Yo Ho Ho: A Pirate’s Life,” children will learn about Captain Hook and other pirates from 3:30 until 5 p.m. at the Freedom Activity Center. They will hunt for treasure, wear eye patches, and make their own treasure maps. The fee is $10.
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  March 19: In “Roar Roar Dinosaur,” children will travel back millions of years as they learn about the dinosaurs who roamed the Earth from 3:30 until 5 p.m. at the Freedom Activity Center. They will learn about many types of dinosaurs as well as creating their very own. The fee of $10 is for one class.
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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 located in the Hamilton B. Maher Community Center, 3450 W. 97th St. For more information, or to register for programs, call 229-3373, or 229-3374.
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  Immediately: Registration is due for Girls Night Out being held from 6 to 7: 30 p.m. Friday, March 14 in the Community Center. The event is for girls in second through fifth grade. There will be St. Patrick’s Day Activities, with games, snacks and more.
The fee is $15 per girl. Availability is limited.
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  March 2 through May 4: The Boys and Girls Developmental Basketball League will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. for children age 6 through 9 at the Activity Center, 3220 W. 98th St. The Evergreen Park Recreation Department partners with Beyond The Arc Academy for this instructional league. Players receive a team shirt and play 40-minute games with equal playing time. The fee is $60 for eight weeks.
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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.

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. 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 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.