News Flash

Posted on: October 16, 2020

Glow Up - Friday, October 30, 2020 - EVENT CANCELLED

EVENT CANCELLED

It is with deep regret that the Glow Walk scheduled for Friday, October 30, 2020 will be cancelled.The IDPH state guidelines reduces the number that can gather down to 25.We appreciate the support for this event but due to public safety, we...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: August 18, 2020

BLS Healthcare Providers CPR Class November 21, 2020

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The BLS Healthcare Providers CPR class is intended for Healthcare Professionals who may require a completion card for their job, but anyone can register for the class. Topics include CPR and AED, Basic or Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Stroke train...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Park Forest Tennis & Health Club Tennis Lessons begin October 19, 2020

The Tennis & Health Club offers lessons to every member of the family, from youth to tournament level juniors and adults. Our professional instructors are top-notch players who take a personal interest in you, regardless of your level of play. Both gr...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Line Dancing - October 12-November 16, 2020

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Line Dancing Beginners Line Dance is a moderately paced dance that combines exercise and dance into one. The dance steps will target/exercise the hips, legs, knees and feet. Participants are encouraged to go at their own pace and to have a good t...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Just Ballin’ Bitty Camp - Sept. 24-Oct. 29

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Just Ballin’ Bitty CampThe Just Ballin’ Bitty Camp is a 6-week basketball camp for youth grades 1st-2nd.  This instructional program will teach your young hoop star the basics of the sport including dribbling, shooting and def...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Blood Drive - October 22, 2020 at Dining on the Green, Park Forest, IL

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Consider saving 3 lives with just one pint of blood. Schedule your appointment at https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/donation-time or contact Margaret Lewis at 708-283-5663.

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

2020 Beautification Awards Announced

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Earlier this summer, residents were asked to nominate any home or business that they considered to be an outstanding example of careful maintenance, good stewardship and curb appeal. Nominated properties were judged by the Beautification Awards Committee ...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Village of Park Forest - Parks & Playgrounds Phase 4 – Restore Illinois Plan

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PARKS MAINTENANCE

During the COVID-19 health crisis, the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health has continued serving the community while remaining fiscally responsible by reducing expenses and managing resources. This has included a reduct...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Ms Adina's Thursday Art Moments

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Every Thursday join Ms Adina for different art projects you can complete at home with your little ones. Click on link below or visit https://www.facebook.com/pfrecandparksVideo Links: June 25, 2002 project is inspired by glass sculpture creator...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Thorn Creek Nature Center Upcoming Programs

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Thorn Creek Nature Preserve trails are open to the public and visitors are urged to adhere to the state’s guidelines for their safety and the safety of others.

Thorn Creek Nature Center will remain closed to the public. The previously scheduled p...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Recreation, Parks & Community Health - April 7, 2020 Update

In compliance with Governor Pritzker’s stay-at-home order, Village Hall and all Village operations are closed through the end of April.  This includes all Recreation, Parks & Community Health facilities and programs.  As th...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Closure of Facilities Includes Playgrounds, Basketball and Tennis Courts

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The Department of Recreation, Parks and Community Health’s closure of facilities includes playgrounds and basketball and tennis courts.  For your own health, the health of our children and others, residents are asked to keep children of...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Using Parks and Open Spaces While Maintaining Physical Distancing

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) prepared the following statement in support of the safe use of parks and open spaces during the COVID-19 outbreak. As of March 27, 2020, more than 1,000* organizations have signed on to voice support.

Con...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Services to be maintained despite Village Hall temporarily closed to public starting March 18, 2020

Services to be maintained despite Village Hall temporarily closed to public starting March 18, 2020.

In response to rising concerns related to the coronavirus, Park Forest leaders today announced that Village Hall will temporarily close to the public begin...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Facility Closures and Suspended Programs as of March 16, 2020

As a public health precaution, the Village of Park Forest, Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health has made the decision to close its public facilities and to suspend all programs effective 10:00 pm, March 16, 2020 to help limit public gath...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Recreation facilities to close, programs canceled through March 30

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Park Forest’s Recreation, Parks, and Community Health Department has released the following statement related to upcoming facility closures and programming cancellations in response to the coronavirus.As a public health precaution, Park Forest&a...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Hand washing tips: How to clean your hands to protect against coronavirus.

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The best line of defense against getting the flu, a cold or
coronavirus is to wash your hands. Click on the link below for more information. 

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-wash-your-hands-to-protect-yourself-from-coronavirus/ 

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Illinois Department of Public Health - Health Alert

IDPH Health Alert - 1/24/20 A confirmed case of Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been detected in a hospitalized patient in Chicago. Please click on the link below for more information.Novel Coronavirus 

For additional information or que...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News