The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Racquet & Fitness Club has been seeing a steady stream of people in the pool, in spin classes and taking advantage of the cardiovascular equipment and track. Eileen Rohrer, club manager, told H-F Park District commissioners the average daily attendance is 130 people. The club, at[Read More…]
The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is offering a new tumbling program for 3, 4 and 5-year-olds this spring. Preschool Tumblebears will help young children develop overall fitness and motor skills through challenging activities on gymnastics equipment. Instructors will follow a weekly curriculum to ensure each child is learning at his or[Read More…]
The 2019-20 indoor tennis season starts Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Racquet & Fitness Center. The 37-week season offers a variety of programs for those who are regular players and those who want to start or get back into the game. Players can be part[Read More…]
Whether you’re a beginner or a tennis pro, Tennis Fest 2019 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 28, 29 and 30, at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Racquet and Fitness Club, will have something for all players.
Freedom on two wheels: On local streets and nearby trails, H-F cyclists find ideal environment for their favorite pasttime
A bicycle, in our increasingly complex world, remains a relatively simple machine. Few simple machines, however, offer us such freedom when we climb aboard.
Once upon a time, golfers had to endure long golfless winters or travel to warmer climes to play. Not this year. Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Coyote Run Golf Course was open Saturday, Jan. 5, and golfers came out to enjoy rounds in sunshine and temperatures in the low 50s.
Applications for Cook County Forest Preserves picnic and special events permits will open Nov. 15 — more than six weeks ahead of the traditional Jan. 1 open day for permits. “For years we have opened up reservations for the next year in person and online on the first working day[Read More…]
Isabella and Connor Miller were excited to show off the trophy their Stingrays softball team won in a Special Olympics area softball tournament in 2017. Their joy playing on a team is possible because of the staff and volunteers with South Suburban Special Recreation Association (SSSRA). For the past 45[Read More…]
Flossmoor resident Jay Readey recently hiked the perimeter of the Chicago area on the Outerbelt, which mostly follows forest preserve trails around the region. Readey, a community development attorney, is a founder of the Outerbelt Alliance. He spoke with the H-F Chronicle about his two-week trip.