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Posted on: March 4, 2021

[ARCHIVED] New Programs Just Added! (Men's Softball, Cheer4LYFE, InspireDANCE & Ibang/Walk)

Recreation, Parks & Community Health just added 4 new programs!  Contact Recreation, Parks & Community Health for more information at 708-748-2005. 

Thursday Men's Premier Softball League
Park Forest will continue to offer its quality Adult Men's Softball League this season. Our Thursday Men's Premier League is for those competitive teams looking to play against the best. League is ASA Sanctioned.

Team sign ups only. Registration deadline is Friday April 30, 2021. Online registration is not available for this program. *Season length depends on total number of teams registered. Team Rosters must be submitted via Quickscores. Website login information will be provided after registration and payment by league administrator.

Payment Plan available: $325 due at registration with balance due by May 21, 2021. An additional $10 payment plan processing fee is due at registration.

Ages 18 & Older             $625 per team       *10 weeks
Central Park, Fields A & B
13100-01    Thursday    6-10 pm    May 6-July 8


Cheer4LYFE – New!
Program is led by Shaunita Jones. Cheer4Lyfe is more than cheerleading it’s a LYFESTYLE! LYFE is Loving Your Full Existence! LYFE is Losing Your Fitness Excuses! LYFE is Living Your Fulfilled Elevation! LYFE is Love, Youthfulness, Favor and Excellence! Participants will learn various aspects of cheer and how to use this positive energy in their daily routines. There will be an end of season showcase so friends and family can experience what you've learned.

Ages 4-12       $70       6 weeks
Recreation Center, Lower Level
13017-01    Saturday    10-11 am    May 22-June 26

Ages 13-18      $70       6 weeks
Recreation Center, Lower Level
13017-02    Saturday    11 am-12 pm    May 22-June 26  

Ages 19 & Older      $70       6 weeks
Recreation Center, Lower Level
13017-03    Friday     7-8 pm     May 21-June 25

Come and rock out your workout with cardio drumming fitness. Join this lively exercise class that utilizes dance moves and cardio intervals with the fun of drumming.

This workout is a 45 minute series. You can burn between 600-900 calories per hour, strengthen and sculpt muscles and drum your way to a leaner, slimmer you all while rocking out to great music. Class now incorporates high intensity walking! This class is great for all ages and levels. This is a no contact program.

Drop-in fee available for $15 per class- payable to the instructor (cash only). Drop-in students must have their own equipment (65 cm exercise ball, bucket and drumsticks)

Ages 8 & Older          $45         7 week s
Village Hall, Lower Level Room 2
12704-01     Friday          6:30-7:30 pm      Mar 12-Apr 23
12704-02     Friday          6:30-7:30 pm      May 7-June 18
12704-03     Saturday      9:30-10:30 am    Mar 13-Apr 24
12704-04     Saturday      9:30-10:30 am    May 8-June 19


The Inspired dance (InspireDANCE) program will fulfill the needs and desires of youth and adult students with the passion and gift to dance but the limited ability in technical training. This dance program will provide a positive outlet for you to express yourself through movement and creative story-telling. If you love liturgical dancing then this is the class for you. This is no contact program. Program is led by Charisma Dance Studio.

Ages 13 & Older          $55         7 weeks
Village Hall, Lower Level Room 2
11701-01     Friday       7:30-8:30 pm       Mar 12-Apr 23
11701-02     Friday       7:30-8:30 pm       May 7-June 18
11701-03     Saturday   11 am-12 pm       Mar 13-Apr 24
11701-04     Saturday   11 am-12 pm       May 8-June 19

Three ways to register:  

  • Register in person at the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health (Village Hall), 350 Victory Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466 
  • Contact: Recreation, Parks & Community Health at 708-748-2005 to register over the phone with a credit card.
  • Online Registration Available at:

    Refund Policy - Refund requests made prior to the start date of a program will be given less a 5% refund fee. Cancellations made by Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health are not subject to the 5% refund fee. Online registration processing fees are non-refundable. Refunds for purchases made by cash, check or credit card, are processed with a check (within ten business days) through the Village of Park Forest Finance Department.

    Recreation, Parks & Community Health, 350 Victory Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466 708-748-2005

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