Tag: Homewood-Flossmoor Park District

Change to help all enjoy open gym time

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is changing its Sunday open gym basketball policies to give all sports enthusiasts court time. Open gym will now be from 2 to 4 p.m. for kids third through eighth grades. The high school and adult players will have open gym from 4 to 6 p.m. [Read More…]

Yoga for Men starts Jan. 18

Lee Fantroy will lead a Yoga for Men program Thursdays, Jan. 18 through Feb. 23, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Irwin Community Center, 18120 Highland Ave., Homewood. Fantroy received his yoga training at Reflections Yoga Studio and is anxious to share yoga techniques with others. This program, run[Read More…]

Park district gets excellent rating in annual audit

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District got the highest audit rating for its 2015-16 fiscal year that ended April 30, 2016. Scott Termine, of BKD CPAs and Advisors, told park commissioners that at the completion of the audit, the park district was given a  “clean or unmodified opinion. It’s the best you[Read More…]

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H-F Park District gets finalist ranking in national parks review

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District received recognition from the National Recreation and Park District Association (NRPDA) for its outstanding work. The National Gold Medal finalist honor was presented to H-F Park District at the NRPDA annual meeting in St. Louis on Oct. 5. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to[Read More…]

Ecological work at Coyote Run Golf Course wins award for H-F Park District

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District will be honored Friday, Oct. 7, with the 2016 Sustainable Landscaping and Bio-solids Beneficial Re-use Award from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD). Dave Ward, superintendent of golf, will be accepting the award for work done at the park district’s Coyote Run Golf[Read More…]

Golf and brews event canceled

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District has canceled its Fore & Pour event set for Saturday, Sept. 10. Although staff worked hard to put everything in place, the decision was made Tuesday to cancel. “We just didn’t get the response we needed,” Debbie Kopas, parks executive director, told commissioners at the Committee[Read More…]

Improvements at racquet club will keep building cool and dry

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is making certain the H-F Racquet  & Fitness Club will be cool and dry for guests. Park commissioners approved two contracts for major improvements at the 44-year-old racquet club, 2920 W. 183rd St. in Homewood, that will improve the heating and air conditioning system and the[Read More…]

Fall events

SATURDAY, NOV 26

  • Celebrate the season in Flossmoor from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Shopping, Santa, singing and more in downtown Flossmoor. Tree lighting ceremony in Flossmoor Park at 5:30 p.m.
  • Small Business Saturday in Homewood and Flossmoor. Holiday shoppers can help local merchants succeed.

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