Tag: H-F Park District

Rover’s Run dog park will now be free for all pets

Buddy, Sparky, Fido and all other dogs can now run around for free at Rover’s Run Dog Park on 191st Street east of Center Avenue in Homewood. The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District dropped the membership fee for use of Rover’s Run at the Jan. 16 meeting as a “change that would[Read More…]

Brent Bachus

Meet the Candidates: Brent Bachus, H-F Park District (free)

Age: 53Education: Master’s in Education, Illinois State University.Job/role: Retired.Family: Wife Maggie and two daughters.Other elected positions: Serving on the Park Board of Commissioners since 2016.Issues:Reopening the HF Ice Arena; invest in aging infrastructure, including revitalizing the Racquet & Fitness Club; run effective transition for incoming HFPD executive director. Goals:Addressing the issues outlined above, as well[Read More…]

H-F Park Board dissolves its advisory committee

Every good effort comes to an end. The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Advisory Committee is one such example. At its meeting Feb. 21, park commissioners agreed to dissolve the committee. It was a sad vote for Debbie Dennison and Dallas Collins who both served on the committee before taking seats on[Read More…]

Park district works to meet pickleball demands

Pickleball players need more court space, and the staff at the H-F Racquet & Fitness Club are working to accommodate their needs. Players came before the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District board of commissioners twice in December asking for changes. At the Jan. 17 board meeting, it was announced that the club[Read More…]

A first floor hallway at the park district's Irwin Center has been updated. The wood paneling has been replaced with a shade of blue highlighted with white accent boxes. The carpeting has been replaced with flooring. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)

Irwin Center is getting a major update

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Marie Irwin Center, 18120 Highland Ave. in Homewood, is getting a facelift. “It’s time for an update,” said Oralethea Davenport, center manager.  The facility, which opened in September 1986, is shedding its wood paneling. The walls are being painted in shades of blue and gray, the[Read More…]

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