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Peoria Park District Winter 2018 Playbook

Peoria Park District Winter 2018 Playbook

Playbook
WINTER 2018
PEORIA PARK DISTRICT
REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 8
THERE'S MORE TO EXPLORE


• The president and six trustees are elected and serve on a volunteer basis for a term of four years.
• Board meetings are scheduled on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 6pm in the Board Room of the Noble Center, located at 1125 W. Lake Avenue, unless otherwise noted.
• Board Meeting Dates: 1/10, 1/24, 2/14, 2/28, 3/14, 3/28, 4/11, 4/25, 5/9, 5/23.
• Meetings are open to the public. Contact the Board Secretary at 681-2801 or visit
peoriaparks.org for agendas.
Timothy J. Cassidy President
Warren E. Rayford Vice President
Joyce Harant Trustee
Robert L. Johnson, Sr. Trustee
Jacqueline J. Trustee
Ryan Trustee
Nancy L. Snowden Trustee


FROM THE DIRECTOR
EVENTS
January.......................................................2 March.........................................................2 April............................................................3
CAMPS
Camps Open House.................................4 Spring Break Camp..................................4 Camp Policies............................................5 Summer Camps...................................6-15
FEATURED FACILITIES
Peoria Zoo................................................17 RiverPlex..................................................18 Peoria PlayHouse....................................19 Owens Center..........................................20
KIDS PROGRAMS
Toddler/Preschool..................................22 Grade School...........................................23 Homeschool............................................24 Grade/High School.................................25
FAMILY FUN
Fun at the PlayHouse..............................26 Fun at the Zoo & Luthy...........................27 Fun at Luthy.............................................28 Fun at Logan & Proctor..........................29 Easter Egg Hunts....................................30
SWIMMING
Facilities................................................31 Programs.............................................32 Class Descriptions..................................33 Class Times........................................34-39
SPORTS & FITNESS - KIDS
Baseball..................................................40 Basketball.................................................41 Soccer.................................................42-43 Little Pints/Pee Wee................................44 Volleyball................................................44 Boxing.....................................................45 Golf...........................................................45 Ice Skating..........................................46-50 Hockey.....................................................51
SPORTS & FITNESS
Hockey.....................................................53 Ice Skating................................................54 Golf..........................................................55 Yoga & Tai Chi.........................................56 Adult Leagues/Gyms.........................57-58 Exercise..............................................59-60
NATURE
Walking&Hiking....................................62 Nature Programs...............................63-64 Birds, Bugs, & More.................................65 Restoration..............................................66
ARTS & CULTURE
Art.......................................................68-69 Skills......................................................69 Dance.................................................70-74 Drama................................................75-76 Music..................................................76-77
COMMUNITY
PPD Foundation.....................................78 Park Police...............................................78 Moonlight Coalition..............................79 HISRA......................................................80 Community Outreach......................81-82
TRAVEL
Vagabond Tours.................................83-85
RENTALS & PARTIES
Event Spaces.......................................87-88 Rentals...................................................89 Parties.................................................90-92 Field Trips..........................................93-94
VOLUNTEER
Event Volunteering.................................95 Ongoing Opportunities...................96-97
PARKS & FACILITIES
Facilities...........................................98-103 Parks & Trails................................104-107 Chart............................................108-109
REGISTRATION
Policies..................................................110 Online................................................111 Form...................................................112
PEORIA PARK DISTRICT WINTER PLAYBOOK • REGISTER FOR CLASSES ON PAGE 112 • 1
Dear Friends:
The Peoria Park District shouldn’t just be your destination when the weather
is warm and sunny... we have more to explore during the cold
season, too. Whether you’ve made a New Year’s Resolution to exercise or you want to learn about the magic of maple syrup, the Peoria Park District has something for you this winter.
Regardless of the season, the Peoria Park District works to contribute to a healthy and vibrant Peoria community by responsibly using our District resources to offer high quality parks and recreation experiences to those who live, work, and play in our District.
Beginning January 1, we’re making it easier for you to explore the District with a new website and online registration system. Check out the details throughout this season’s playbook!
We look forward to seeing you at a Park District facility soon!
Emily G. Cahill
Executive Director, Peoria Park District
For information on the Peoria Park District's policies regarding classes, programs, and registration please see page 110.
TABLE OF CONTENTS


JANUARY EVENTS
HopScotch Peoria PlayHouse Chill Billy Winter Sporting Event Camp Wokanda
January 25 January 27
VOLUNTEER! Page 95
For this adults-only evening, the PlayHouse invites a few of our favorite local restaurants and breweries to feature signature whiskey cocktails
and locally crafted brews. The event also features a silent auction and activities that offer adults the opportunity to kick off 2018 through an enjoyable evening of play and conversation.
January 25 • 6:00-9:00pm
Tickets: $55 each, $85 for VIP
The VIP Ticket includes entrance to the event and access to the
VIP Whiskey Lounge throughout the evening, hosted by Chuck Cowdery, Bourbon expert and author, as well as special HopScotch souvenir glass.
Chill Billy nter Sporting Event Camp Wokanda
Saturday, January 27 • 9:00am-3:00pm $5 for ages 5+, ages 4 and
under are free
Cabins are available to rent!
General admission includes:
• Chili lunch


• Winter Survival Class
• Winter Tree ID Hike
• Maple Syrup Tours
VOLUNTEER! Page 95
peoriaplayhouse.org
Register in advance for the Chill Billy 2-hour and 8-hour Endurance Runs!
Visit runrace.net to register.
$45 - 2-Hour Endurance Run
$65 - 8-Hour Endurance Run are exempt from $5 admission fee)
March 17 March 23-31
MARCH EVENTS
St. Patrick's Day Experience Peoria RiverFront Easter Egg Hunts See Page 30 for details
Join us at the Peoria RiverFront CEFCU Center Stage immediately after the St. Patrick's Day Parade for an authentic Irish experience!
Winners from the St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be announced during
the afternoon Party.
Tickets will be available at the Gate (Admission price TBA)
EVENTS
Featuring Irish Cuisine, Festive drinks for both adults and children, Performances by Irish Dancers, and family friendly activities. Preview some of the talent that will be at the 2018 Peoria Irish Fest with our TWO live Irish bands
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April 7 April 21 April 21 April 21-22 April 21-23 April 29
Spring Open House
Maple Syrup Workshop & Pancake Breakfast 14th Annual Earth Day Festival
Civil War Spring Drill
Spring Used Book Sale
Party for the Planet
Tawny Oaks Camp Wokanda Forest Park Sommer Park Noble Center Peoria Zoo
APRIL EVENTS
Enjoy an afternoon of hikes and activities to celebrate the opening of the Spring season at Tawny Oaks. It will be an afternoon of fun for the whole family.
Saturday, April 7 • 12:00-4:00pm
Noble Center Fall
Used Book Sale
Noble Center Auditorium
This semi-annual used book sale includes thousands of gently used books for VOLUNTEER!
sale at bargain prices! Page 95
April 21- 10:00am-6:00pm - Best Selection April 22 - 12:00-5:00pm - 50% off April 23 - 12:00-7:00pm - 75% off
Camp Wokanda
Saturday, April 21 • 9:00am-1:00pm
Fill up on pancakes and fresh Camp Wokanda maple syrup! Then take a tour to find out how we make maple syrup.
Breakfast is served from 9:00am-12:00pm Tours are at 10:00am, 11:00am, and 12:00pm
Register by calling 579-2157 before Wednesday,
April 18 for an early bird discount: $10/adult, $5/children under 12. General Admission: $12/adult, $6/children under 12, ages 3 and under Free.
25% off cabin rentals the weekend of April 20-22 when you register for the breakfast event.
VOLUNTEER! Page 95
Civil War Spring Drill
Sommer Park
Spring has arrived and soldiers are preparing for a long march. Come experience the daily life of men and women and watch them in action! $3/person. April 21 • 10:00am-5:00pn April 22 • 10:00am-2:00pn
14th Annual Earth Day Festival Forest Park Nature Center
Celebrate Mother Nature! Here's your
opportunity to '
think globally, act locally.' Enjoy fun and informational booths, live music, great local food, kids area, and much more!
Saturday, April 21 11:00am-4:00pm VOLUNTEER!
Page 95
Party for the Planet Peoria Zoo
From recycling to butterfly gardens, explore what simple ways you can help make the planet a better place. We will have animal encounters,
games, and earth-friendly treats for the animals throughout the day. Regular zoo admission applies.
April 29 • 11:00am-2:00pm
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EVENTS


CAMP OPEN HOUSE
Camp Open House
Monday, March 5 • 4:00-6:30pm
at the Noble Center in Lakeview Park
Those in attendance can register to win a
$100 Camp Gift Card!
Find out all the details about each of our spring and summer day camps in one place. You'll have the opportunity to visit with camp coordinators and get all your questions answered as you find the perfect camp for your children.
Peoria Park District Camps are a safe, fun and active way for your children to spend their time out of school.
Want to register even earlier? Browse through the following pages to find details on each camp and sign up starting January 8.
SPRING BREAK CAMP
RIVERPLEX AGES 5-12
Have a blast during your spring break from school! Our professional staff provides a wide variety of activities including games, sports activities, arts and crafts, playtime in the AquaPlex and more! Bring your own lunch and we will provide an afternoon snack and drink. Don't forget your suit and towel!
Dates: March 30, April 2-6
Time: 6:45am-5:30pm Fee-R&M/NR: $30/$34
All 6 Days-R&M/NR: $170/$194 Code: PWC06106-01
PROCTOR CENTER AGES 6-12
Enjoy your spring break at Proctor with this week-long camp that includes arts and crafts, programs, and sports activities. Bring your own lunch; a snack will be provided. Scholarships available.
Dates: April 2-6
Time: 7:30am-5:00pm Fee-R/NR: $65
Code: PWC06113-01
LAKEVIEW AGES 5-12
Looking for something for your kids to do over spring break? Enroll them in the Lakeview Spring Break Camp. Kids will stay busy with fun activities all week. Camp is moved to the Noble Center while Lakeview Recreation Center is being renovated.
Dates: March 30-April 6
Time: 7:00am-5:30pm Fee-R/NR: $30/$34
All 6 Days-R/NR: $170/$194 Code: PWC06112-01
PEORIA ZOO GRADES 2-5
Do you love animals, science, and having fun? This a 4-day camp for children with a focus on learning about animals, both at the zoo and in the wild. Zoo camp
will include animal encounters, science activities, crafts, outside exploring, storytelling, and games! Bring a sack lunch; snack provided. Call 681-3559 to register.
Dates: April 3-6; Registration deadline March 26 Time: 9:00am-2:00pm
Fee-M/NM: $90/$100
Interested in a Day Camp on President's Day? Check out the Maker Day Camp at the Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum for ages 5-9 on page 23.
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CAMPS


CAMP POLICIES
Installment Billing
• Camp fees can be paid in weekly installments through an automatic installment billing process. Installment billing must be set up at Noble Center, RiverPlex, Lakeview Recreation Center, Franciscan Recreation Complex, or online.
• A $20-per-week initial fee will be charged at the time of enrollment into installment billing.
• Installment billing must be set up as an automatic charge/debit to a credit card. All charges will be processed the Monday two weeks prior to
the respective camp week (example: if the camp week begins Monday, June 15, your account will be charged for that week on Monday, June 1.)
• Installment billing is not available for Peoria Zoo, Proctor Center, or Peoria PlayHouse.
• For more information on installment billing, please contact the registration office at 688-3667.
Early Bird Discount
• All camp registrations processed on or before April 9 will receive 10% off.
• All camp registrations processed between April 9 and May 4 will receive 5% off.
• Early bird discount is not available for Peoria Zoo, Proctor Center, or Peoria PlayHouse.
Scholarships
Scholarships are available based on economic need. Apply at the Noble Center Registration Desk.
Ready to register? See page 112.
Camp Refund Policy
Please read the Refund Policy for Day Camps carefully as this policy is different than the normal class/program refund policy of the Peoria Park District. These refund policies do not apply to Peoria Zoo Camp.
• The Peoria Park District must receive a written notice of cancellation for Day Camp at least 14 days prior to the start of the week of camp that you are canceling in order to receive a full refund minus a $5 service charge.
• NO FULL REFUNDS will be issued if canceling Day Camp less than 14 days from the start date of the week of camp you wish to cancel. You will then receive a 50% refund for each session with less than 14 days notice.
• NO REFUNDS will be given once each week of camp has started.
• For Peoria Zoo Camp, no refunds are issued after payment is received, and payment is due at the time of registration.
• For Peoria PlayHouse, no refunds are issued after payment is received.
HISRA Inclusion Services
Attention residents of Peoria, Morton, Chillicothe, and Washington Park Districts! Is there a program offered at your local park district that you would love for your child with special needs to be a part of, but they may need a little help? Call the Heart of Illinois Special Recreation Association (HISRA) at 391-1929, or fill out an “Inclusion Request” on our website at hisra.org.
Upon reviewing the participant’s needs, HISRA's professional staff will work to integrate a participant into a program, adapt activities and provide additional support if appropriate to create an inclusive setting and successful experience. HISRA provides all inclusion services at no cost to residents of its Member Districts. Please contact HISRA to learn about non-resident inclusion rates.
HISRA also offers its own Summer Camps! Watch for the HISRA Day Camp Guide this spring.
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CAMPS


ADVENTURE CAMP AT GLEN OAK PARK: AGES 6-12 2218 N PROSPECT RD • 681-3559
Location: Glen Oak Park
Fees-R/NR: $120/$130 per week (Week 5: $96/$104 due to the holiday)
Camp hours: 8:30 am-3:30pm
Extended Care: 6:45-8:30am, 3:30-5:30pm (included in fee)
Camp is back in Glen Oak Park! Games, sports, fishing, swimming and special trips keep the summer fun coming. Glen Oak Park is a great place for camp with the zoo, children's museum, gardens, lagoon, sports fields and
4 playgrounds, and we use them all! Light breakfast and lunch is provided. Program hours are from 8:30am to 4:00pm, but don't worry, extended care in the morning and afternoon is included in the camp fee.
Week/Dates
Code
Description
Week 1: June 4-8
PWC02115-01
Messy Mania: Start summer with games and crafts that are “a little” messy. Bring an over-sized shirt to use as an apron and a cotton shirt to tie-dye.
Week 2: June 11-15
PWC02115-02
Make It Take It Arts and Crafts Week: Learn by doing the traditional camp crafts with popsicle sticks, gimp, friendship bracelets and goop. Take a field trip to Fired Up!
Week 3: June 18-22
PWC02115-03
Giants, Wizards and Elves: In the realm of mythical creatures, anything goes. Dress up as your favorite Hogwarts character and make your own wand this week.
Week 4: June 25-29
PWC02115-04
Major League: We’re talking sports fun here, and you don’t have to be a first round pick to take part. Wear the shirt of your favorite player and play a different major league sport every day. Field trip to the Peoria Chiefs Splash Day game.
Week 5: July 2-6
PWC02115-05
Nation Celebration: From everything red, white & blue to our hometown heroes to banners, flags and games– it’s a Party in the USA! *No Camp July 4.
Week 6: July 9-13
PWC02115-06
Let the Games Begin: Enjoy the great outdoors as you partake in summertime classic games like tug-of-war, kickball, foursquare, hopscotch, lawn games, nature crafts, and practice for the big games which is our field trip to the Battle of the Camps at Camp Wokanda.
Week 7: July 16-20
PWC02115-07
WWW (Wacky Water Week): Water Games Galore. You'll be hip deep in the H2O this week, so bring your swim suit every day.
Week 8: July 23-27
PWC02115-08
The Way Back Machine: Travel to a different period of time in the Way Back Machine every day. One day you might land in the days of Disco, one day in the days of dinosaurs. The Wild West? Field trip to the Pioneer settlement in Sommer Park.
Week 9: July 30-Aug 3
PWC02115-09
Space Station Vacation: Explore space from a spot at camp. Visit the moon, Mars and Jupiter. Make a rocket and take home your own moon rocks.
Week 10: August 6-10
PWC02115-10
Summer's Great Adventures: Vote on your favorite summer camp activities, play different games, and make crafts everyday. Didn’t the summer go by fast?
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CAMPS


RIVERPLEX SUMMER DAY CAMP: AGES 5-12 600 NE WATER ST • 282-1508
Location: RiverPlex
Fee-R (members are residents): $140/NR: $150 per week (Week 1 & Week 6: $113/$121 due to holiday) Camp hours: 9:00am-4:30pm - Extended Care: 6:45-9:00am and 4:30-5:30pm (included in fee)
Optional Free Lunch Program! Sign up on a weekly basis at camp!
Our program provides a wide variety of activities including: playing in our indoor AquaPlex, climbing our 30 foot rock wall; arts and crafts; health and fitness, and sports activities in our climate controlled arena. In addition, we access the Rolling River Playground, the RiverFront biking/walking trail, and much more. Counselors are trained in leadership, safety procedures, behavior management, activities and supervisory skills. Children will be grouped according to age in 5 different groups at camp. Campers should bring their own *lunch, swimsuit and towel on a daily basis and should always wear gym shoes. Drinks and snacks will be provided in the afternoon. All weekly fieldtrips are included in the price of the weekly fee. Sign up early as spots are limited to the first 88 children.
Week/Dates
Code

Week 1
May 29-June 1*
PWC02106-01
Parkventure: Exploring the Peoria Park District has never been as much fun as it will be this week as we learn about all of the fun and exciting adventures the Peoria Park District has for families to explore! *No Camp on May 28, No Lunch Program
Week 2 June 4-8
PWC02106-02
Summer Groovin': Campers will be Movin' and Groovin' this week as we play traditional sum- mer camp games and compete in our very first gaga tournament.
Week 3 June 11-15
PWC02106-03
Trash to Treasure: Be green and make art. Transform recyclable materials into amazing masterpieces this week as well as participate in traditional camp activities.
Week 4 June 18-22
PWC02106-04
Into the Wild Wokanda: We'll be exploring Camp Wokanda as we race to find our way on the trails with orienteering. Children will also canoe and learn wilderness survival skills.
Week 5 June 25-29
PWC02106-05
Wet, Wild and Wacky: Join us for fun in the sun activities as summer is officially in full swing!
Week 6 July 2-6*
PWC02106-06
Superhero Week: This week we focus on the everyday heroes in our lives and will hear from those who serve our country. We will also focus on learning first aid skills so we can become future heroes! *No Camp on July 4
Week 7 July 9-13
PWC02106-07
Great RiverPlex Gold Rush: Yee-haw! We will be heading out yonder to pan for "gold" and search for golden nuggets. Make sure the bandits don't snatch your loot!
Week 8 July 16-20
PWC02106-08
Cruise Ship Week: We will be cruising around the Pacific Islands to paradise and the RiverPlex's 6th Annual Luau... beware of the pirates who might come and take over the ship!
Week 9 July 23-27
PWC02106-09
Ninja Warrior: Children will explore fun obstacles and ninja courses to give them the chance to show off their ninja warrior moves and skills.
Week 10
July 30-Aug 3
PWC02106-10
Game Show Week: Is your child is smarter than a camp counselor, do they like to make a deal? Then they will enjoy playing popular games shows during this week of camp.
Week 11 Aug 6-10*
PWC02106-11
Survivor RiverPlex Island: We'll compete and play fun survivor style challenges this week in the sun and vote for the favorite counselor in a RiverPlex Tribunal Council. *No Lunch Program.
Week 12 Aug 13-17*
PWC02106-12
Video Gamers: Mario Cart, Pac-Man and Super Mario Brothers come alive this week as we create our own life-size games and bring them to life this week. No Lunch Program.
Swim Lessons: Camp Staff will walk your child to the pool during the day time to their lesson and walk them back to camp when they are finished. For more details please see the swim lesson descriptions in the Swimming Section.
Class Dates:
Cost: M/R/NR
Journey I Ages: 5-7
Journey II Ages: 5-7
Discovery I Ages: 8-12
Discovery II Ages: 8-12
6/4-6/27
$31/$35/$43
PWS08118-01
PWS08118-04
PWS08118-07
PWS08118-10
7/10-8/2
$31/$35/$43
PWS08118-02
PWS08118-05
PWS08118-08
PWS08118-11
8/7-8/16
$16/$18/$21
PWS08118-03
PWS08118-06
PWS08118-09
PWS08118-12
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CAMPS


"AROUND THE WORLD" ZOO CAMP: AGES K-8
2320 N PROSPECT RD • 681-3559
Location: Peoria Zoo (in Glen Oak Park)
Registration for Zoo Camp is through Peoria Zoo only. Registration starts March 1. Please call 681-3559 to register, or visit.PeoriaZoo.org for more information.
Pack your bags, Zoocampers - you are about to travel around the world! Spend an exciting week exploring animals across the globe, learning about the various habitats they live in and the fantastic adaptations that help them survive.
Each weekly program includes: animal encounters, science activities, crafts, games, and more.
Our Zoo Camp sessions are designed to meet the needs, interests and expectations appropriate to the developmental stage of campers at a particular grade level, so it is important that these guidelines are followed. Please do not request to enroll children in other grade categories.
• Registration is required. To register, please call (309) 681-3559. Registration begins March 1.
• Programs will fill quickly and are on a first come, first served basis.
• Registration fees are non-refundable and are required at time of
registration.
• Peoria Zoo reserves the right to cancel programs with insufficient
registration. A full refund will be given for programs canceled due to low
attendance.
• Programs are held rain or shine.
• Camp fees include one Zoo Camp t-shirt.
• A snack will be provided each day.
• Campers in sessions 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, and 8 will need to bring a sack lunch.
• *Camps for 4th through 8th graders include a Zoo Snooze from 7pm Thursday to 9am Friday. The camp
session for these weeks (Sessions 1,2,7, & 8) will officially end at 9 am Friday morning. A bonus day of camp on Friday is available for an additional cost. Please call for more information.
Note: Each grade level has two session dates to choose from. The materials covered are the same for both sessions.
Dates
Age Group
Time
Fees
June 11-14 or Aug 6-9
Sixth/Seventh/Eighth Grade (Session 1 & 8)
For Zookids who will be entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade. Bring a sack lunch; snack and drink provided.
9:00am-3:00pm Monday-Thursday*
$150 members $160 non-members
June 18-21 or
July 30- Aug 2
Fourth/Fifth Grade (Session 2 & 7)
For Zookids who will be entering 4th or 5th grade. Bring a sack lunch; snack and drink provided.
9:00am-2:00pm Monday-Thursday*
$140 members $150 non-members
June 25-29 or
July 23-27
Second/Third Grade (Session 3 & 6)
For Zookids who will be entering 2nd or 3rd grade. Bring a sack lunch; snack and drink provided.
9:00am-2:00pm
$125 members $135 non-members
July 9-13 or July 16-20
Kindergarten/First Grade (Session 4 & 5)
For Zookids who will be entering kindergarten or 1st grade. Snack and drink provided.
9:00am-12:00pm
$115 members $125 non-members
Mini-Camp for Homeschoolers! No need to take the summer off from Peoria Zoo Homeschool!
This camp is designed for Homeschool children to explore the animal world and bridge the summer gap between Homeschool classes! Each day will be a different topic to explore!
July 24-26
Homeschool MiniCamp! (5-13 years old)
Snack and drink provided.
9:00 am-12:00 pm
$80 members $90 non-members
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CAMPS


LAKEVIEW SUMMER CAMP: AGES 5-12 1013 W LAKE AVE • 681-2867
Location: Noble Center (in Lakeview Park)
Fees-R/NR: $130/$140 per week (Week 1 and Week 6: $104/$112 due to holidays) Camp hours: 7:00am-5:30pm
Weekly themes give campers a chance to showcase their interests while enjoying sports, games, arts and crafts every day. We will swim each week during the camp. Camps will be at the Noble Center while the Recreation Center is being renovated. We will swim each week. All field trips and activities are subject to change.
Week/Dates
Code
Description
Week 1
May 29-June 1*
PWC02105-01
Game Show Mania: Be ready to participate in some classic game shows as you compete against each other and against counselors. *No camp May 28.
Week 2 June 4-8
PWC02105-02
Superhero: Who is your favorite superhero? Come learn ideas to help “Save the World” and show us your best superhero costume.
Week 3 June 11-15
PWC02105-03
Space Camp: Experience the Great Unknown through out of this world games, crafts, and activities.
Week 4 June 18-22
PWC02105-04
Olympics: Get your game on as we celebrate the Olympics and everything that goes along with these friendly competitions.
Week 5 June 25-29
PWC02105-05
Wet, Wild and Wacky: Break out the slip-n-slides and plan on getting wet as we play water games all week.
Week 6 July 2-6*
PWC02105-06
Stars and Stripes: Time to celebrate our country and our heroes with patriotic games. *No camp July 4.
Week 7 July 9-13
PWC02105-07
Camp Lakeview’s Got Talent: Let’s see your hidden talent as each camper will get a chance to prove who can sing, dance, or show what they were born to do.
Week 8 July 16-20
PWC02105-08
Animal Planet: We will have animal themed crafts and games all week and visit the safari in Africa.
Week 9 July 23-27
PWC02105-09
Mad Science: Come check out what it is like to be the MAD Scientist! Kids will get to do science experiments.
Week 10
July 30- Aug 3
PWC02105-10
Jedi Training Academy: May the force be with you as we vanquish the evil empire.
Week 11 Aug 6-10
PWC02105-11
REWIND: Each day will feature one of the best themes from the summer.
Proudly supporting the Peoria Park District
801 W. Birchwood, Morton, IL 309-266-2400
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CAMPS


ANCIENT OAKS CAMP: AGES 5-13 6329 N KOERNER RD, EDWARDS • 657-8855
Ancient Oaks Day Camp: Ages 5-13
Location: Sommer Park (located near the Shoppes at Grand Prairie/Charter Oak Road) Fees-R/NR: $130/$140 per week (Week 1 and Week 6: $104/$112 due to holidays) Camp hours: 8:30am-4:00pm, Extended Care: 7:00-8:30am, 4:00-5:30pm (included in fee)
Ancient Oaks Day Camp is all about having fun and educational experiences in the great outdoors. Weekly themes reflect on a variety of fun events and plenty of hands-on activities. Located on 320 acres, Sommer Park consists of woods, open fields, hiking trails, ponds and a neighborhood park.
Ancient Oaks Day Camp is the best place to be this summer as we celebrate our 48th season of memories for children and adults. Our weekly hotdog/s’more roast and singing tree held every Friday is a fun tradition for campers! Pre-camp tours available by appointment by calling 657-8855.
Week/Dates
Code
Descriptions
Week 1
May 28-June 1
PWC02101-01
Welcome Back to Camp!: School’s out and summer fun begins with canoing, gaga ball archery & friends. *No camp May 28
Week 2 June 4-8
PWC02101-02
Time Traveler: Step back in time and do fun things from the past... dinosaur hunt, disco days and more!
Week 3 June 11-15
PWC02101-03
Animal Planet: Learn about different animals found in the park and at home. Get a close up view of different animals & learn how to care for them.
Week 4 June 18-22
PWC02101-04
Superheroes: Meet and salute real life superheroes, take the superhero character challenge, dress up as your favorite superhero, and lend a hand as we pay it forward through community service and create the hero in all of us.
Week 5 June 25-29
PWC02101-05
H2-Oh Yeah: Get wet this week with plenty of water games and swimming. Sink your favorite counselors in the dunk tank.
Week 6 July 2-6
PWC02101-06
Holiday Hoopla: Celebrate a different holiday each day at camp and enjoy the "haunted" house. *No camp July 4
Week 7 July 9-13
PWC02101-07
The Great Outdoors: Experience the skills of campfire cooking, knots, pitching a tent, and hiking.
Week 8 July 16-20
PWC02101-08
Music & Art in the Park: Using the landscape of the park, make music and cool nature art projects.
Week 9 July 23-27
PWC02101-09
H2-Oh Yeah II: You enjoyed it in June, so let’s have it again with a day at the pool, water games, and sink the counselors.
Week 10
July 30-Aug 3
PWC02101-10
Fear Factor: Have fun with some fear factor activities that will make you laugh, squirm and get a little muddy.
Week 11 Aug 6-10
PWC02101-11
Anything Goes!: Enjoy the last week at camp by participating in all the outdoor activities that you will miss once school starts. Campers choose their activities from ones they had fun doing this summer.
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FRC CAMP: AGES 6-12 908 STERLING AVE • 677-6705
Location: Franciscan Recreation Complex (near Bradley University)
Fees-R/NR: $120/$130 per week - Week 1 & 6 $96/$104 due to the holiday Camp hours: 8:30 am-3:30pm
Extended Care: 6:45-8:30am, 3:30-5:30pm (included in fee)
Summer time fun for the kids, convenient for the parents...the way it should be! FRC is conveniently located down the street from Bradley University. We utilize the entire park area outside, the gymnasium, and the air-conditioned lower level of the building. We provide a safe, fun, active environment where your child can develop new skills and make friends. We offer exciting action themes, with activities like sports, games, arts and crafts, nature programs, and special events and trips. Extended care and field trips are included in the camp fee. Free lunch program offered most weeks.
Week/Dates
PWC02102-01
Code
Description
Week 1
May 29-June 1
PWC02102-01
Welcome Summer: School is out, so kick off summer right with all of your favorite indoor and outdoor icebreakers and games you have been waiting for all year. *No camp May 28, no lunch program this week.
Week 2 June 4-8
PWC02102-02
Secret Agent Week: Develop your skills so you can become a Super Spy - decipher codes and go on a scavenger hunt.
Week 3 June 11-15
PWC02102-03
Shipwrecked: Do some treasure hunting, learn survival skills, talk like a pirate, and have a rescue party!
Week 4 June 18-22
PWC02102-04
Safari Week: Of course, we'll go on a safari, as well as play animal games and do some animal crafts.
Week 5 June 25-29
PWC02102-05
Space is the Place: Create spaceships, rockets, and cosmic slime. This week will be out of this world!
Week 6: July 2-6
PWC02102-06
Party in the USA: Everything is red, white, and blue. Celebrate our country and be patriotic. We'll "visit" a number of different states through games and crafts. *No Camp July 4.
Week 7 July 9-13
PWC02102-07
Gamesapalooza: Have some daily competition, and come up with our very own games. There will be obstacle courses and game shows.
Week 8 July 16-20
PWC02102-08
Superhero: Who is your favorite superhero? You can show us your best superhero costume! We'll talk all things superhero, and even meet some real life heroes.
Week
July 23-27
PWC02102-09
Splish Splash: Wet, wild and wacky water games will dominate the week. Bring a swimsuit and towel every day!
Week 10
July 30-Aug 3
PWC02102-10
Time Travelers: Build a time machine, and every day we will travel to a different point in time. We might run into danger in the Wild West, stumble into a 50's sock hop, or make it all the way back to when dinosaurs ruled the earth!
Week 11 August 6-10
PWC02102-11
Survivor Week: You've been chosen to join our tribe. Outwit, Outplay, and Outlast all week long!
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EARLY LEARNERS CAMP: AGES 4-5 KELLAR PRIMARY SCHOOL
Location: Kellar Primary School Cafeteria
Fees-R/NR: $60/$69 per week. (Week 5: $49.60/$57.60 due to holiday) Camp hours: 9:00 am-12:00 pm Half day preschool program for ages 4-5 years, with arts, crafts, and outdoor games that foster socialization. This is a fun approach to preschool learning, with different themes every week during the ten week program.
Week/Dates
Code
Description
Week 1 June- 4-8
PWC02108-01
Dinosaurs Park: Dinosaurs rule! Learn about the wildlife of prehistoric times and even learn about what dinosaurs are among us today.
Week 2 June 11-15
PWC02108-02
The Mighty Jungle: Get your safari hat and walk on the wild side! We'll explore what lies beneath the canopy of the jungle. Every day we will learn about different jungle animals, and end the week with our own safari!
Week 3 June 18-22
PWC02108-03
A Bug's Life: Frogs, beetles and worms...We're in search of all the slimy and fascinating creatures that lurk everywhere!
Week 4 June 25-29
PWC02108-04
Dr. Seuss: Wear your red and white hat, and read about the cat. Green Eggs and Ham and Sam I Am. We play with Thing 1 and Thing 2, does that sound like fun to you?
Week 5: July 2-6
PWC02108-05
Stars and Stripes: Fun games, crafts, swimming and a picnic to celebrate our country's birthday! Lots of Red, White and Blue too! *No Camp July 4.
Week 6 July 9-13
PWC02108-06
WWW (Wacky Water Week): Drip, drip, splash, the duck pond, save the ship, and other water games make this hot July week cool! Wear your swim suit every day, you're going to get wet!! End the week with fishing and a hot dog roast.
Week 7 July 16-20
PWC02108-07
Stop, Look and Listen: Safety is fun! Talk with special visitors who make sure your family stays safe, play games, and end the week with a visit to Bicycle Safety Town
Week 8 July 23-27
PWC02108-08
Nursery Rhymes: Jack and Jill, Humpty Dumpty, or the Baa Baa Black Sheep? You'll know your rhyme as we'll be singing our way through nursery rhymes, with games and crafts to match!
Week 9
July 30-Aug 3
PWC02108-09
Space is the Place: Go where no camper has gone before! Tour the planets and stars, and the sun! We'll be doing space activities that are out of this world.
Week 10 Aug 6-10
PWC02108-10
Summer's Great Adventures: We combine our favorite games from the previous 9 weeks. Swimming, water games, songs, and all the camp games and crafts you love. Where has the summer gone?
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ARTISTS @ PLAY SUMMER CAMP: AGES 4-9 2218 N PROSPECT RD • 323-6900
Location: Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Fees-M/NM: $100/$150 half day - $200/$250 full day. 25% sibling discount. Scholarships are available for those who qualify.
In this awesome art camp, kids will splatter, spray, and smear, bend,
twist, model, and mold, while learning different ways to paint, collage,
print, sculpt, and more! Half-day camps will make and play strictly
at the PlayHouse. Please note: Morning and Afternoon sessions are
identical, so please do not register for both. Full-day camps will
participate in daily art-related field trips to galleries, museums, artist's
studios, and public sculptures in order to learn all about the art in our
community. Full-day camp has before and aftercare available starting
at 8:00am and ending at 5:00pm.
Register in person at the Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum,
at the Noble Center, by phone (309) 323-6900 or online at
peoriaplayhouse.org.
CAMP ON STAGE: AGES 7-13 1125 W LAKE AVE • 681-2861
Location: Lakeview Park/Owens Center Fees-R/NR: $255/$275 per two-week session Camp Hours: 8:30am-3:30pm.
Extended Care 7:00-8:30am, 3:30-5:30pm
Join the cast and crew of Peoria's premier performing arts camp! Our talented staff and special "guest stars" will instruct you in drama, dance, and musical skills. Other exciting camp activities include set and costume design, make-up skills, swimming and games.
Week/Dates
Description
Time
Ages
July 9-13
Little Artists @ Play
Morning 9:00-11:30am
4-5
July 9-13
Little Artists @ Play
Afternoon 12:30-3:00pm
4-5
July 23-27
Artists @ Play
9:00am-3:30pm
5-9
Week/Dates
Code
Performance Night:
June 18-29
PWC02104-01
June 29 in Noble Center Auditorium
July 9-20
PWC02104-02
July 20 in Noble Center Auditorium
July 30 - August 10
PWC02104-03
August 10 in Noble Center Auditorium
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FINE ARTS CAMP: AGES 7-12 1125 W LAKE AVE • 681-2861
Location: Noble Center (in Lakeview Park)
Fees-R/NR: $130/$140 per week, Week 1 & 6 $104/$112 due to the holiday Camp hours: 8:30am-3:30pm
Extended Care: 7:00-8:30am, 3:30-5:30pm (included in fee)
Let your imagination run free with ‘hands-on’ activities in the fine arts designed to challenge your creative skills. Individual expression encouraged. Camp fee includes all supplies, field trips, and swimming once a week. Dress for a mess.
Week/Dates
Code
Themes/Descriptions
Week 1
May 29-June 1
PWC02103-01
Find Your Medium: Let’s get to the basics! Learn what everything is and how to use it – color wheel, paints, mediums. This week will prepare you for the rest of your summer art! *No Camp May 28
Week 2 June 4-8
PWC02103-02
Drawing 101: Grab your pencils and learn how to make great works. We'll learn about drawing lines, light and shadow, shading, texture, and perspectives. We'll learn to draw still life, trees and flowers, animals, plans, and much more!
Week 3 June 11-15
PWC02103-03
Nature’s Art: Begin the week with a guided hike where you’ll discover the color, symmetry, texture and patterns in nature. We will study line, shape, space, texture, light and shade. You will keep a sketch journal of your own nature drawings which you will turn into art projects.
Week 4 June 18-22
PWC02103-04
Artist’s Palette: Young painters will learn to use tempera, watercolor, and acrylic paints on paper and canvas to create a still-life painting, a figurative painting, and the painting of your wildest dreams! We’ll cover color mixing, brush use, and combining materials to make one of a kind works.
Week 5 June 25-29
PWC02103-05
Sculpting by Design: Sculpture is three-dimensional artwork created by shaping or combining materials. Materials may be worked by removal such as carving; or they may be assembled such as by gluing, or hardened such as by firing. Our sculpture lessons include forming carving, collaging, gluing, and more and make use of materials such as clay, wood, soap, paper, tape, beans, foam, metal, stones, and more.
Week 6 July 2-6
PWC02103-06
Ancient Art: Learn about art before paper and canvas. This week will take you back to the beginning and teach about cave drawings, hieroglyphics, ancient sculptures, and Greek art. This unique form of art will not only sharpen your art skills, but teach history at the same time! *No Camp July 4
Week 7 July 9-13
PWC02103-07
Trash to Treasure: We know that anything can be turned in to a work of art! Come get your hands dirty and turn ordinary items that would be thrown out in to beautiful creations.
Week 8 July 16-20
PWC02103-08
World Color: Celebrate diversity with a week of multicultural art projects from many different cultures including Africa, Australia, Asia, the Middle East and Mexico.
Week 9 July 23-27
PWC02103-09
European Master’s Studio: Michelangelo, da Vinci, van Gogh, Monet...the list goes on! Channel your inner famous European artist and recreate a famous masterpiece! We will study the greats, learn a little art history, follow the same techniques as our famous painters, and paint as they did!
Week 10
July 30-Aug 3
PWC02103-10
American Master’s Studio: As we did in the week before, this week we’re looking at artists closer to home – O’Keeffe, Pollock, Warhol, Rothko. We will find our inner famous American artist and recreate a masterpiece! We will study the greats, learn a little art history, follow the same techniques as our famous painters, and paint as they did!
Week 11 Aug 6-10
PWC02103-11
Let's Get Crafty: A crafty person is someone that is skillful and clever, so we are going to put this to the test to make extraordinary works of arts and crafts. We will let our imaginations and creativity run wild making objects that are meant to be both useful and beautiful.
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SUMMER FUN ACADEMY: AGES 6-13 309 S DUSABLE • 673-9183
Location: Proctor Center
Fees-R/NR: $130/$140 per week, Session 3 $104/$112 due to the holiday Camp hours: 7:30am-5:00pm
Welcome to the new and improved Proctor Summer Fun Academy Camp! This year is going to be an exciting one. Children will experience fun, adventure, and excitement in an atmosphere of safety and inclusion for everyone. We are now offering 5 two-week sessions instead of 2 four-week sessions. This gives you the opportunity to choose from ten action packed weeks of sports of all sorts, performing arts and entertainment, and culinary lessons, just to name a few.
What sets Proctor Fun Academy apart from the rest is the knowledge children will learn in the classroom. For example, in addition to ice-skating, students will make ice cream, and also learn what happens during an ice age! Children are grouped according to age and gender and are provided lunch and a snack each day. Camp hours are 7:30am-5:00pm to increase the availability to partake in our camp and meet the needs of our community. Scholarships are available for those who qualify.
Week/Dates
Code
Themes/Descriptions
Session 1 June 4-8 & June 11-15
PWC02107-01
It's Gametime!: We will start summer camp with fun, challenging activities including new sports to some and refreshing some skills for others. Classroom topics will include sportsmanship, how practice makes perfect and more!
Session 2 June 18-22 & June 25-29
PWC02107-02
Lights, Camera, Action!: Do you have what it takes to be a movie star? What about a famous singer? This session of camp is all about the ins and outs of the entertainment world! Classroom topics will include drama, music, behind-the- scenes and more!
Session 3 July 2-6 & July 9-13
PWC02107-03
Water Works: All about H2O. This exciting session will be all hands on the pool deck! We will explore all there is to know about water and play some awesome games. Prepare to get wet. Classroom topics will include states of matter, water dos and don'ts and more! *No camp July 4.
Session 4 July 16-20 & July 23-27
PWC02107-04
ICE Age: Brrrr! An ice age has taken over Proctor Center. This session of camp
is going to be a cold one. We will be doing many experiments with ice, like making homemade ice cream, and having discussions on what happens during an Ice Age. Classroom topics will include hibernating animals, winter, colds and flus (germs) and more!
Session 5
July 30-Aug 3 & Aug 6-10
PWC02107-05
Culinary 101: Do you enjoy baking goodies? What about homemade pizza? Well this session of camp is dedicated to the junior chefs in the world. From designing your own aprons to making your own cookbooks, Session 4 will be a tasty one. Classroom topics include healthy habits, gardening, food safety, and more!
UNDER THE 1/6 YOUTH PROGRAM: AGES 14-15
Location: Proctor Center
Fees-R/NR: $130/$140 per week, Session 3 $104/$112 due to the holiday Camp hours: 7:30am-5:00pm
Are you considered a "tween" because you are too old for summer camp but too young to work? Well, this is the camp for you! Proctor Center, in conjunction with the Summer Fun Academy will help ages 14-15 prepare for high school, college, and the real world. We will visit local colleges, have volunteer opportunities, and help prepare for real-life experiences. You can still attend the Friday field trips.
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BUY OR GIVE A PEORIA ZOO MEMBERSHIP!
WILD
TIMES
ARE
AHEAD!
MEMBERSHIPS START AT $40 AND INCLUDE UNLIMITED ADMISSION TO THE ZOO, FREE OR DISCOUNTED ADMISSION TO OVER 150 OTHER ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS, SPECIAL MEMBER DISCOUNTS, EXCLUSIVE MEMBER EVENTS, SPECIAL MEMBER-ONLY HOURS, AND SO MUCH MORE!
DON’T MONKEY AROUND- BUY OR GIVE A PEORIA ZOO MEMBERSHIP TODAY!
peoriazoo.org • [email protected] • 681-3500
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Birthday Parties
*
Rentals Available
*
Field Trips
*
Camp Programs
*
Homeschool Programs
*
Scout Programs
*
Special Events
*
Programming for:
0-5
*
5-12
*
12-18
*
Adults Only
*
Seniors
*
FAMILIES
*
PEORIA ZOO
2320 N PROSPECT RD • 686-3365 peoriazoo.org
Director: Yvonne Strode, [email protected]
Where/How to Register for Programs?
In person or by phone 681-3559
Peoria Zoo, located in Glen Oak Park, exhibits animals from around the world. Winter is a great time to view the Amur tigers and Sichuan takins in the snow. Africa! won’t be empty as the zebras and lions like the cold weather and the giraffe, Red River hogs and monkeys can be viewed in their warm dayrooms. The Treehouse, Tropics Building and Conservation Center provide warm quarters for both the animals and our visitors.
Hours
Daily
Last Admission
10:00am-5:00pm 4:30 pm
Concessions
(April-September)
Sun-Fri 10:00am-4:00pm Sat 10:00am-3:00pm
Admission Fees
Adults 13+
Children 2-12 years Seniors/Active Military
$9.50 $6.50 $8.50
Plan for your visit to take between 11⁄2 and 2 hours.
Open 360 days a year; closed Christmas Eve & Day and New Year's Eve & Day.
Membership Information: Memberships are available at
many levels and are good for one year from the date of purchase. Go to peoriazoo.org/membership to find out more.
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RIVERPLEX
600 NE Water St • 282-1700
Supervisor: Sue Wheeler, [email protected]
The Riverplex Recreation and Wellness Center is the culmination of a partnership between the Peoria Park District and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. It is designed to offer a unique, holistic approach to recreation and wellness, fitness and preventative health care services, and a host of leisure programs. The facility features an indoor cycling studio, indoor family aquatic center, rock climbing wall, 1/8 mile running track, sports performance area, a 15,900 square foot fitness floor, massage, and classrooms.
Days/Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 5:00am-10:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 7:00am-7:00pm
April 1: Closed
Follow weather-related closings at riverplex.org
Admission Fee:
Members: Free; Daily Pass: $11/day for adults.
10-class punch passes ($50) available for group exercise
Where/How to Register for Programs? In person, by phone 282-1700, or at the Noble Center, 1125 West Lake Avenue
AquaPlex
Days/Hours of Open Swim:
Monday-Friday: 5:00am-10:00pm Saturday/Sunday: 7:00am-7:00pm
Admission Fee:
Children (3-12): $5 Adults (13-61):$7 Seniors (62+): $5 Spectator: $2
Check out the Swimming Section for information about swimming lessons!
Rock Climbing Wall
Days/Hours:
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday: 4:00-9:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am-3:00pm
Admission Fee:
$5/person. Members, free.
Climb the 30 foot Rock Wall at the RiverPlex. It features multiple routes and can accommodate all skill levels. For ages 5+.
Birthday Parties
*
Rentals Available
*
Field Trips
*
Camp Programs
*
Homeschool Programs
Scout Programs
*
Special Events
*
Programming for:
0-5
*
5-12
12-18
*
Adults Only
*
Seniors
*
FAMILIES
*
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PEORIA PLAYHOUSE
2218 N PROSPECT RD • 323-6900 peoriaplayhouse.org
Director: Rebecca Shulman Herz, [email protected]
The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum provides children with the tools and inspiration they need to be explorers and creators of the world. We do this in part through understanding, supporting, and promoting play in the fullest sense of the word, one that includes imagination and creativity.
Built by the Junior League of Peoria, in collaboration with Peoria Park District and Peoria Zoological Society, the Peoria PlayHouse is a hands-on, interactive children’s museum. It is located in the historic Glen Oak Park Pavilion building within Glen Oak Park, adjacent to Peoria Zoo and near Luthy Botanical Garden, providing a full-day destination for families in our region.
Hours
Monday, Wednesday-Saturday: 9:00am-4:00pm Tuesday: 9:00am-12:00pm (Members only) Sunday: 12:00-5:00pm
The PlayHouse is closed Tuesday afternoons
Admission Fees
Ages 1-64 $8.50 Under 1 Free Seniors/Active Military $7.50 Explorer Families* Free
*Families with WIC or LINK cards are eligible for free admission or reduced price membership through the PlayHouse Explorer Program; please bring your WIC or LINK card and a driver’s license or State ID with you to the PlayHouse and apply at our admissions desk.
Membership Information:
Memberships start at $90 per family and allow free visits for a family for a full year. For more information, please call 323-6893 or visit peoriaplayhouse.org/get-involved/membership/
Where/How to Register for Programs? In person, by phone (323-6900)
or at the PlayHouse, 2218 N Prospect Rd
Birthday Parties
*
Rentals Available
*
Field Trips
*
Camp Programs
*
Homeschool Programs
*
Scout Programs
*
Special Events
*
Programming for:
0-5
*
5-12
*
12-18
*
Adults Only
*
Seniors
FAMILIES
*
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OWENS CENTER
1019 W LAKE AVENUE • 686-3368 peoriaparks.org
Director: Doug Silberer, [email protected]
Owens Recreation Center is an indoor ice skating facility featuring two full-size NHL rinks. Owens offers year-round ice skating lessons for ages 3+ and comprehensive hockey and figure skating programs.
Family Skate ends for the Season on March 25. Every Sunday, families (up to 5 people) can skate for $25 (including skate rentals). Additional skaters pay $4.75 each.
Public Skate Passes - Get a 10 visit pass for only $32 (Juniors and Seniors) or $42 (Adults). Skate rental is available for an additional $3 per visit.
Group Discounts: A discounted rate of $4.75/person is given to groups of 10-50 who make a reservation at least one week in advance. No passes may be used. A $23.75 non-refundable deposit required for groups of 20 or more. No group reservations during holiday hours.
Public Skate Specials: Owens also offers discounts for students, skating school participants and those with Mustang ticket stubs.
Hours
Visit our website for Open Skate times!
Admission Fees (Public Skate Fee)
Ages 13+
12 and under
Seniors 65+
Skate rental for all ages $3.00
Facebook: facebook.com/owenscenter/
Twitter: twitter.com/OwensCenterPPD
Instagram: instagram.com/explore/locations/5984599/owens-center/
Where/How to Register for Programs?
In person at Owens Center, mail to: Owen’s Center, 1019 W Lake Ave, Peoria, IL 61614 or by fax (681-0610)
$5.00 $4.00 $4.00
Clothing: Warm, comfortable clothing with mittens or gloves and protective head gear
or hats for young children
are recommended. Adults additionally benefit from wrist guards and knee pads.
Birthday Parties
*
Rentals Available
*
Field Trips
*
Camp Programs
Homeschool Programs
Scout Programs
*
Special Events
Programming for:
0-5
3+
5-12
*
12-18
*
Adults Only
*
Seniors
*
FAMILIES
*
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“I think that the best thing we can do for our children is to allow them to do things for themselves, allow them to be strong... let them be better people, let them believe more in themselves.”- C. JoyBell C.


TODDLER/PRESCHOOL
Franciscan Rec Complex
Motor Mites • Ages 1-5
This open gym is a great way to let little ones burn off lots of energy by playing freely with tumbling equipment, scooters, balls, hula hoops, and more. It's also a nice way for children and parents to socialize. Parent or guardian must attend.
Fee: $2.50/punch card session/$3 drop-in
Peoria PlayHouse
Tot Time • Ages 1-3
During this program for children 1-3 years of age and their grown-ups, children develop language, small motor skills, and social skills while engaging in hands-on exploration.
M-F 11/1-2/28 F 1/5-3/16 M,W,F 3/2-5/25
9:15-11:15am 1:00-3:00pm 9:15-11:15am
W 1/3 W 1/10 W 1/17 W 1/24 W 1/31 W 2/7 W 2/14 W 2/21 W 2/28 W 3/7 W 3/14 W 3/21 W 3/28 W 4/4 W 4/11 W 4/18 W 4/25 W 5/2 W 5/9 W 5/16 W 5/23 W 5/30
10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am
My Senses
Babies
Animals
Boats
Weather
Dinosaurs
Food Trains
Pets
Numbers
Sand

Our Bodies Colors
River Friends Farm
Moms


Fee: $1/child with admission
Groups are welcome at motor mites, or they may schedule a 677-6705.
Forest Park Nature Center
Preschool Party • Ages 2-5
Bring your little ones to the Nature Center for a “party” filled with fun and learning designed just for them! Each session features nature-themed activities, and if the weather permits, a walk outside.

Proctor Center
M 1/22 Sa 1/27 Sa 2/24 M 3/26
Sa 3/31 M 4/30
10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am
10:00-11:00am 10:00-11:00am



Who Lives
Who Lives
Bluebirds at Tawny Oaks Preserve
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Proctor’s Playhouse • Ages 1-5
Let your children take an adventure in Proctor’s Playhouse. We have scooters, tricycles, wagons, roller skates and play mats.
Fee: $1 drop-in/child
M-F 1/8-4/6 10:00am-1:00pm
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GRADE SCHOOL
ForestParkNatureCenter PeoriaPlayHouse
Reverse Science Fair • Ages 6-12
Keep your kids learning on their day off from school. You bring the kids, and we will set up the experiments. This science fair will have a series of interactive, nature themed displays to visit between 10:00am-2:00pm.
Fee: $5/$3 for FPNC members OR free with the purchase of a FPNC bandana.
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Nature Classes for Kids • Ages 6-12
This series of programs is for children who want to learn about Illinois’ natural world. These sessions will vary in topic and structure, and children will participate in hands-on activities aimed at increasing their knowledge and interest in each topic.
Maker Day Camp • Ages 5-9
School may be closed for President's Day, but the PlayHouse is OPEN! Come spend the day with us at this new one-day camp, especially for kids who love make cool things! Your kids will use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) and basic construction skills throughout the day to create some amazing projects to take home! Register at the Peoria PlayHouse or by calling 323-6900.
M 2/19 8:00am-5:00pm Scholarships are available for those who qualify.
Camp Wokanda
Nature Nuts • Ages 3-7
Nature Nuts is designed to inspire young minds and families to get outdoors! Register by calling 579-2157.
online or call 686-3360
Sa 2/17 10:00-11:30am
Water Cycle Adventures
Woodpeckers: Carpenters of the Forest
Climate
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Sa 4/14
10:00-11:30am
Fee: $4/student
Sa 5/12 10:00-11:30am
Th 1/4
Th 2/1
Th 3/1
Th 4/5
Th 5/3
10:00-11:30am
10:00-11:30am
10:00-11:30am
10:00-11:30am
10:00-11:30am
Cozy Cabin Hideaway: We'll hike to look for animal winter homes, then come back to a warm cabin to do some
Love Birds!: We'll learn how birds survive winter. We'll also make a bird feeder to take home.

on a hike to learn how Camp Wokanda makes maple syrup, and you
We'll learn about the wind while we play with kites, parachutes, and pinwheels.
What should I put We'll learn how to
be prepared for an outdoors or just in your backpack!
Parents Night Out • Ages 5-11
Parents, do you need a little "me time?" Drop the kids off at Forest Park for an evening of fun nature activities and pizza, and you can head out for a date night or shopping. Children must be picked up by 9pm.
Fee: $15/$10 for FPNC members
F 2/9
6:00-9:00pm
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HOMESCHOOL
Peoria PlayHouse
Homeschool (STEAM) • Age 6-12
The PlayHouse offers STEAM Home School classes in which students explore topics related to science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Hands-on activities included!
Fee - $5/child (does not include museum admission)
Peoria Zoo
Homeschool (Formal) • Age 5-13
Enjoy experiences beyond the four walls of a traditional classroom by exploring the Zoo in a unique homeschool experience. New topics at every class!
Fee - Member/Non-Member: $6/$12
Th 1/11 Th 2/8 Th 3/8 Th 4/12 Th 5/10
12:00-2:00pm 12:00-2:00pm 12:00-2:00pm 12:00-2:00pm 12:00-2:00pm

Ancient Architecture PlayHouse Med School Music, Math & Marvels
W 1/10 W 2/14 W 3/14
10:00-11:30am 10:00-11:30am 10:00-11:30am
Eye See You The Nose Knows
Forest Park Nature Center
Homeschool Nature Classes • Age 6-12
This series of programs is for homeschoolers who want to learn about Illinois' natural world. These sessions vary in topic and structure, and children will participate in hands-on activities aimed at increasing their knowledge and interest in each topic.
Homeschool (Informal) • Age 5-13
Enjoy experiences beyond the four walls of a traditional classroom by exploring the Zoo in a unique homeschool experience. New topics at every class!
Fee - Member/Non-Member: $6/$12
Fee - $9/$7 for FPNC members
Luthy/Zoo Homeschool
Zoo/Garden Classes • Age 5-13
This unique homeschool will bring together plants and animals, utilizing both Luthy Botanical Garden and Peoria Zoo. These are one-of-a-kind, science- based lessons that may include up-close animal encounters, tours, experiments and more. Parents are welcome, but not required. Register by calling 681-3559.
Fee - Member/Non-Member: $6/$12
Tu 1/30 Tu 2/27 Tu 3/27
10:00-11:30am 10:00-11:30am 10:00-11:30am
Animal Olympics The Odor of it All
Tu 1/9 Tu 2/13 Tu 3/13 Tu 4/10
Tu 5/8
10:00-11:30am 10:00-11:30am 10:00-11:30am 10:00-11:30am
10:00-11:30am
Excellent
Water Cycle Adventures

Woodpeckers: Carpenters of the Forest
Climate
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PWN48101-05
Th 2/22 Th 3/22
10:00-11:30am 10:00-11:30am
Families
Luthy Botanical Garden
Garden Homeschool Classes • Age 5-13
Perfect for homeschool and scout groups!
Choose from the following programs: Intro
to Plants, Nature's Kitchen, Rainforest vs. the Desert, Terrarium, Scavenger Hunt, Seeds, (New) Pollinators and various tours. Programs run from 45-60 minutes and can be combined; parents are always welcome, but not required.

M-F 8:30am-5:30pm
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GRADE/HIGHSCHOOL
Peoria Zoo
Zoo Snooze Program • All Ages
Ever had a giraffe peaking in your bedroom window? You can now when you spend the night at Peoria Zoo! Get a chance to sleep
in Africa!, enjoy nocturnal tours, meet some animals up close and find out what the Zoo is like at night. Your group's adventure begins at 7:00pm and ends the next morning at 9:00am. Snack and breakfast provided as well as admission into the Zoo the next day! This program is great for scouts, church groups, family reunions, and so many others!


Ed-Zoo-Cational Adventure
Program • All Ages
A 45 minute program that enhances any visit to the Zoo. With many topics to choose from, give your group a chance to meet some animals up close!

Zoo Adventure Combo
Program • All Ages
Includes an Ed-Zoo-Cational program and adds a group tour through part of the Zoo to learn about the animals and answer questions. This program lasts approximately 1.5 hours.

Proctor Center
After School Program • Age 6-14
Our program include: homework help, nutrition, fieldtrips, daily indoor and outdoor activities, and on various days an evening meal will be provided at a different site.
Fee: $25/year. Call 676-8179 for details
M-F 1/8-5/25 2:30-5:45pm
Bicycle Safety Town
6518 N Sheridan Road, Peoria, IL
Open daily dawn to dusk, except during bicycle safety education class.
This one of a kind learning track, complete with traffic and road signs, provides a great place for younger riders to learn the rules of the road or a safe arena for older, more experienced riders to have fun. The facility has a picnic shelter, a covered bleacher area, toddler-age playground, family restroom, as well as a paved path which links to the Rock Island Greenway. Bicycle safety education classes for primary school ages, scouting and youth groups are offered.
All bicyclists (toddlers, children, and adults) MUST wear properly fitted helmets. Scooters, skateboards, roller skates/roller blades, and motorized equipment are prohibited from the track. Bicycle Safety Town is also available for private shelter rental at $25/hour, minimum 2 hour rentals.
A Pre-School Birthday Party package is available for $85, and includes a bicycle safety program with crafts and songs, up to 10 bicycles with training wheels for 30 minutes, and a free helmet for the birthday child!
Bicycle Safety Town Bike Rally
A bicycle safety rally, that includes bicycle safety inspections, bicycle rodeo, bicycle safety programs, games, crafts, and free helmets for kids 8 years and under. Some sponsors will provide information on alternate transportation that help reduce our carbon footprint. Sponsors include Illinois Cycle, Sierra Club, Friends of the Rock Island Trail, Peoria Police, CityLink, and the Peoria Park District
Sa 5/5 10:00am-2:00pm Fee - FREE!
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FUN AT THE PLAYHOUSE
VOLUNTEER! Page 95
Celebrate Peoria highlights the many cultures that make up the dynamic fabric of our community. Free with regular admission or Membership
Su 2/18
Su 4/8
12:00-5:00pm
12:00-5:00pm
Black History Month - Join us to celebrate our Black community and recognize their more.

Maker Workshops
In PlayHouse Maker workshops, kids and families learn to use tools, experiment with different types
of making, and think creatively! This program is designed for kids 3-12 years old. All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Fee - Members/Non-members: $10/$15
Enchanted PlayHouse
Join us for a day of fairy tale enchantment. Build a castle, create your own fairy house, try a magical science experiment, and more! Costumes welcome.
Sa 1/20
Sa 2/24
Sa 3/24
Sa 4/14
Sa 5/19
2:00-4:00pm
2:00-4:00pm
2:00-4:00pm
2:00-4:00pm
2:00-4:00pm
Sculpture Lab: cardboard, wire, clay, and more,
Light it Up!: Create a cool lamp endless, and once you switch on
Mosaic Magic: Work with unexpected materials to create a masterpiece for your home or
Enchanted Houses: Build a home lumber, cool materials from nature, and found objects.
Plant It!: Build and paint your your choice!
Dig into a day of science and dinosaur at
the Peoria PlayHouse! Become a PlayHouse Paleontologist, see real fossils, and engage in other awesome STEM activities.
Fee: Included with museum admission. Sa 3/3 11:00am-3:00pm
STEM-osaurus Rex Day
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Fee: FREE with museum admission.
Sa 5/5 11:00am-3:00pm Page 95
People We Love Day
People We Love Day - Sometimes the grown-ups we love don't fall into the categories of "Mom" and "Dad." Celebrate "People we Love Day" at the PlayHouse on May 13 and again on June 17. Join us for a story time and then head over to Real Tools to create something special for someone you love.
VOLUNTEER!
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Fee: FREE with museum admission.
VOLUNTEER! Page 95
Sa 5/13
12:00-5:00pm
FAMILY FUN


FUN AT THE ZOO
Join us for a light breakfast while learning about the animal of the day. Then head down to their exhibit to see the featured animal in action!
Fee: Member Adult: $9, Member Child: $6 Non-Member Adult: $18, Non-Member Child: $12
Year of the Dog
Join us as we celebrate the Chinese New Year and welcome the Year of the Dog. Enjoy a light snack as we learn about these amazing animals, create a craft and even get a chance to meet some other Chinese Zodiac animals up close! Registration is required.
Fee: Member Adult: $9, Member Child: $6 Non-Member Adult: $18, Non-Member Child: $12
Su 2/18 2:00-3:30pm
Romance at the Zoo
Join us as we look at the complicated, beautiful and sometimes bizarre courtship rituals of the animal kingdom. From videos to meeting animals up close, this will give you a whole new perspective on relationships! Coffee and light refreshments will be served. Registration is required.


Sa 3/3 Su 3/4 Sa 4/14 Su 4/15
9:00-10:00am 9:00-10:00am 9:00-10:00am 9:00-10:00am
Lions Lions
Sa Sa
2/10 9:30-10:30am 2/10 2:00-3:00pm
Party for the Planet
From recycling to butterfly gardens, explore what simple ways you can help make the planet a better place. We will have animal encounters,
games, and earth-friendly treats for our animals throughout the day. Regular zoo admission applies.
April 29 • 11:00am-2:00pm
Behind the Scenes Tour
How much do rhinos weigh? Where do giraffes sleep? Find out on our behind the scenes tours. Visit the area the public does not normally get to see!
Sa 3/31 9:00-10:00am Sa 4/21 9:00-10:00am
Frogwatch
Join the growing number of Citizen Scientists, learning how to count frogs by learning their calls. Over the course of the training, we will teach you how to identify different frogs and toads, where and how to listen for them and how to report
what you heard. Learn about these fascinating amphibians and help make a difference in the world around you! Registration is required.
Mother's Day at the Zoo
On Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13, all moms are kids at heart! All moms will get in for the price of a child's admission of $6.50.
FAMILY FUN
Fee: FREE! Sa 1/27 Sa 2/24
9:00-11:00am 9:00-11:00am
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Wild Romance, Relationships, and
Reproduction!

Luthy and Peoria Zoo will be held at the Zoo.
Sunday Afternoon Garden Walks
Walking through the garden as seasons unfold, we explore the often overlooked beauty of the Botanical Garden. Trees, shrubs, grasses and perennials that exhibit an attractive presence will be spotlighted. No need to register; come to the Garden Entrance and we’ll start in the Conservatory.
Su year round 1:00-2:00pm
Mother's Day Floral Show
A perfect way to celebrate the day with mom... a flower show. Encompassing orchids, begonias, scented geraniums and much more... explore our collection and motherhood in the botanical world. There will be a garden tour from 1:00-2:00pm.

Su 2/17
10:00-11:30am

Spring Floral Show
Step inside the Conservatory and experience a botanical wonderland of tropical plants, spring plants and, of course, lilies!
A community tradition, this show is a wonderful way to greet spring.
March 9 - April 1 10:00am-5:00pm
Donations are appreciated!
Su 5/13
10:00-5:00pm
Spring Plant Sale
We are

with local




plant sale; it’s
an opportunity


F-Su 5/4-5/6 10:00am-5:00pm
Create a Container Garden with
Mom • Ages 6 and up
Create a container garden for mom... with mom. This is a hands-on class that you can call ahead to select any 45-60 minute time-slot from 12:00-4:00pm. Plants and all materials are included.
Fee-M/NM: $10/$12
Su 5/13 12:00-4:00pm
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FUN AT LOGAN & PROCTOR
Proctor Center Talent Showcase
featuring Old School vs New School
We are celebrating 41 years of the Proctor Talent Show! The entertainment will encompass the memories and acts of the past with the current trends and dance groups of today.
Join us as we take a trip down memory lane!
Sa 2/10 3:00-5:00pm
Kite Flying Day
Calling all kids BIG and small, and adults, too! Bring your kites to the park and let them fly in the sky! If you don't have one, you may choose one from the variety we will have available to purchase for $1.00.

Su 3/18 12:00-2:00pm
9th Annual 8th Grade All Star
Game
The best 8th grade boys and girls in the city come together for our annual basketball all-star game. A free throw contest, skills challenge, and dunk contest precede the actual game. Concessions available.
Fee: $3
Spring Community Garage Sale and Give-Away
Earn money for yourself or for your organization by selling your unwanted items or buy some unique used gems! You can rent a table for $10 or bring your own for $5.

Su 4/22
12:00-4:00pm
F 4/6
2:00-5:00pm
The Street Belongs to Me Youth
Program
Take an oath to stay away from negative influences for the summer and promise to stay safe by participating in positive activities. Bring swimsuits for a fun time in the pool. Refreshments served.

Th 5/24 4:00-7:00pm Free!
Logan Park Bicycle Fair
Whether you are in need of some minor repairs on your bike or to brush up on the rules of the road for bicycles, come join us with your bike. You don't want to miss this mini session where you have a chance to win a new or pre-owned bicycle to register of your own!
Su 5/27 1:00-3:00pm
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EASTER EGG HUNTS
Franciscan Rec Complex Northtrail Park
VOLUNTEER! Page 95
Flashlight Egg Hunt
Bring your flashlights and bags and join us for this night-time hunt for eggs filled with candy and prizes. Afterwards, we'll have pizza and refreshments and play some games. Be sure to wear weather and color appropriate clothing. Registration required by March 21.
Fee-R/NR: $10/$15
F 3/23 8:00-9:30pm PWE45101-01
Easter Egg Festival
Bring your baskets to find colorful eggs filled with candy and prizes. Before and after the hunt, join us in the building for a Fun on the Run bounce house, snacks, games, crafts, and more. There will even be a visit from The Bunny! Event opens at 9:30am, with the hunts at 10:15am; hunts are in three age groups.
Fee: $6/child
Sa 3/24 9:30-11:30am
Peoria Zoo
Easter Egg Scramble
Easter Egg Hunt
Looking for a hopping good time? Bounce over
to the Zoo for our annual Easter egg celebration, loaded with candy and fun! After the hunt, visit with all of the animals at the Zoo and head over to Luthy Botanical Garden to have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny from 12:00-1:00pm. Buy your tickets early at the Zoo to avoid waiting in line! Adult members get in free, so consider buying a membership to Peoria Zoo to enjoy all year long.
Fee-M/NM child: $3.50/$9.00, M/NM adult: Free/$9.50 Includes Zoo Admission for the Day
Hop on over with your basket and have fun searching for candy and prize-filled eggs. Egg hunts will be broken down into three age appropriate groups and will start with the youngest age at noon. Preregister in person or online by March 23 for $4/child. On-site registration on March 24 is $5/child and is cash only.

Sa 3/24 12:00pm
Proctor Rec Center
Easter Egg Hunt
The Easter carnival and egg hunt allows children to participate in carnival games and win prizes before the actual hunt begins. Look for hidden eggs filled with candy and prizes. Fun for the entire family!
Fee: $3
F 3/30 1:00-3:00pm
Logan Rec Center
Celebrate Spring Party
Come out and help us celebrate the beauty of spring! Join us for a colorful carnival of games and a bright egg-citing EGG HUNT!
Fee-M/NM: $2/$3
F 3/30 1:00-4:00pm
RiverPlex
Underwater Easter Egg Hunt
Forget the lawn - we're hunting for eggs underwater! Participants must preregister and bring their own basket. Parents must accompany ages 3-5 into the pool.
Fee-M/NM: $5/$7
Sa 3/31 9:00-9:45am PWE45101-09 Sa 3/31 10:00-10:45am PWE45101-10
Camp Wokanda
Doggie Easter Egg Hunt
Small and large-breed egg hunts, costume contests, games for kids, photos with the Easter Bunny, and spring-time fun for the whole family! A portion of this family-furrrriendly event is donated to local animal shelters. Be sure to bring your camera!

Sa 3/31 1:00-3:00pm PWE45101-11
Sa 3/24 10:30am
10:50am
11:10am
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AquaPlex at the RiverPlex
600 NE Water St • 282-1531
$2.00
Groups of 15 or more may qualify for special group rates.
Call 282-1531 to make reservations.
Splash Pool/Open Swim Hours
Enjoy our 2-story waterslide, lazy river, splash equipment, and zero-depth pool.
Hours
M-F 5:00-8:00pm
Sa-Su 12:00-7:00pm
Lap Pool Hours
Swim laps in our 25-yard pool or relax in the whirlpool overlooking the river! Lap Swim punch cards good for 10 admissions may be purchased for
FACILITIES
This indoor facility is home to a lap pool, leisure pool, therapy pool, lazy river, indoor water slide, and play area.
ADMISSION
RiverPlex members swim at NO charge. Admission for non-members:
Child (2 & under) Child (3-12 years) Adult (13-61 years) Senior (62 & up) Spectator
FREE (w/paid adult) $5.00
$7.00
$5.00
Holiday Open Swim Schedule $50.
M-F 5:00am-10:00pm
(8:00pm-10:00pm adults only) Sa-Su 7:00am-7:00pm
Brownies/Girl Scouts or Cub Scouts/Boy Scouts
Bring your troop in for an afternoon of fun at a special rate of $3/child. For an additional $2/child our instructors will help your troop earn their swim badges. Please call 282-1531 for available times.
Please Note:
1. Children 10 years and younger must be accompanied by a parent/guardian (age 17+) outside of open swim hours.
2. During open swim hours, children 7 and under must be accompanied by a parent/ guardian (17+) in the pool area.
3. Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water at all times.
4. We do not allow any outside flotation devices such as water wings and rafts.
5. The whirlpool is for ages 17+.
Day
Date
Times
F
12/22
12:00-8:00pm
Su
12/24
12:00-2:00pm
M
12/25
CLOSED
Tu-F
12/26-12/29
12:00-8:00pm
Su-M
12/31-1/1
12:00-4:00pm
M
1/15
12:00-8:00pm
M
2/19
12:00-8:00pm
Tu-F
1/2-1/5
12:00-8:00pm
F
3/30
12:00-8:00pm
Su
4/1
CLOSED
M-F
4/2-4/6
12:00-8:00pm
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PROGRAMS
All classes and programs listed are held in the AquaPlex at the RiverPlex. Registration for classes can be done at the RiverPlex or at the Noble Center.
(Mail and online registration is accepted at the Noble Center.) Questions? Call 282-1531.
Preschool Splash
Join us for this parent/child program in the leisure splash pool. A parent or guardian must be in the water with the children.
Dates: M-F ongoing through May 14 Time:10:00-11:30am
Cost: $3/person; FREE for members
This is a drop-in class. No registration required.
RiverPlex Members SAVE!
Save on your classes and events at the AquaPlex by becoming a member of the RiverPlex! For a full list of membership levels and benefits, visit riverplex.org.
Water Aerobics at the RiverPlex
All classes are free to RiverPlex members. Non-members may purchase a 10 pass punch card for $50. Please pick up a water aerobics schedule at the RiverPlex or at peoriaparks.org.
Aqua Zumba: Perfect for those looking to make a splash by adding a low-impact, high-energy aquatic exercise to their fitness routine. There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba class so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance, which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles.
Senior Fit: A great class set to upbeat music for the mature aerobics fan. Held in the warm water therapy pool, this class is great for those who want strengthening, additional flexibility, and those with joint problems.
Tummies and Thighs: This class is designed to work your abs and your thighs (plus your legs and lower back).
OSF Arthritis: Join us for a workout in the warm water to improve your joint range of motion and strength - there is easy entrance into the pool. A Physician Consent form is required. Call 282-1605 to register.
OSF Multiple Sclerosis: Focus on stretching, joint range of motion, muscle strengthening, balance, and coordination in a positive social setting. A Physician Consent form is required. Call 282-1605 to register.
Run the Rapids: This class will give you the benefits of running without all the stress on your body. Water shoes recommended.
Tai Chi: An end of the week breather! Relax and get a great workout while our instructors lead you through a series of controlled movements and breathing techniques set to serene music.
High/Low: A great overall workout and conditioning class that includes a warm-up, cardio and strengthening, and cool down.
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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
Exploration 1: Age 6-24 months
This class is for infants and adults to enjoy together. An instructor will lead the group through a series of developmentally appropriate water activities. Class is held in the warm water pool for added comfort.
Exploration 2: Age 24 months-3 years
This class is specifically for toddlers and adults to learn together. An instructor will lead the adults through different swim exercises and activities to promote independent swimming for the child. Class is held in the warm water pool for comfort.
Voyagers: Age 3
This is an introduction to swimming for toddlers
who are 3 years old at the start of the class. Participants will learn water independence, basic water movement and floats in the warm water pool. Adults are not in the water with children in this class. Register early - class fills quickly!
Pre-Journey: Age 4-7
This class is for children who have had NO swimming experience or who may be timid getting into the water.
Journey 1: Age 4-7
This course is for children who are comfortable in the water and have some water experience. This course will focus on floating, kicking, breathing, and beginner strokes. Register early - class fills quickly!
Journey 2: Age 4-7
Children MUST know how to float, glide and kick by themselves, and have basic stroke knowledge. They will learn front crawl breathing, proper back crawl arms, and be introduced to breaststroke and butterfly kicking.
Journey 3: Age 4-7
Children should be able to swim one length of the pool and will continue to work on skills from the previous level. Participants will learn breaststroke and start building their endurance. Time will also be given to diving and treading water.
Discovery 1: Age 7-15
This class is for kids with little or no experience in the water. They will learn water adjustment, breathing, floating, kicking, and basic strokes.
Discovery 2: Age 7-15
Children MUST know how to float, glide and kick by themselves, and have basic stroke knowledge. They will learn front crawl breathing, proper back crawl arms, and be introduced to breaststroke and butterfly kicking.
Discovery 3: Age 7-15
Children should be able to swim one length of the pool and will continue to work on skills from the previous level. Participants will learn breaststroke and start building their endurance. Time will also be given to diving and treading water.
Challenge Novice: Age 7-15
Children should be able to swim one length of the pool and will continue to work on skills from the previous level. Participants will learn breaststroke and start building their endurance. Time will also be given to diving and treading water.
Challenge Advanced: Age 7-15
For children who know the basic elementary backstroke, butterfly, and sidestroke. Development of these strokes will be emphasized as well as turns, competitive starts, and safety skills.
Challenge Expert: Age 7-15
In this course, children will continue with what has been introduced in Challenge Advanced. The focus is on developing stroke proficiency and polishing existing techniques over longer distances. Swimmers will also be introduced to a few more advanced aspects of competitive swimming, such as flip turns, streamlining, and breathing techniques.
Adult Learn to Swim - Beginner: Age 16+
This class is for adults who are not afraid of the water, but need to learn the basic skills of swimming.
Adult Learn to Swim - Intermediate: Age 16+
We will work at improving your front and back crawl strokes, endurance levels, and add other strokes as desired. You should be able to swim 100 yards on your front and back.
Terrified of Water: Age 16+
This adult learn to swim lesson is taught in the class section of the lap pool in a small group setting. The instructor will help you to deal with any fears that you may have about the water environment, while teaching you basic swimming skills, such as front and back floats and freestyle stroke.
Homeschool Swim Program: Ages 5-16
Your child will receive a swim lesson and also enjoy splash time with other children in our leisure pool.
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CLASS TIMES
CLASS NAME
AGE
DAY
DATES
TIME
FEE: M/R/NR
CODE
Exploration 1
6-24mo Tu/Th 6-24mo Tu/Th 6-24mo Tu/Th 6-24mo Tu/Th 6-24 mo Tu/Th 6-24mo Sa 6-24mo Sa 6-24mo Sa 6-24mo Sa 6-24mo Sa
24mo-3 Tu/Th 24mo-3 Tu/Th 24mo-3 Tu/Th 24mo-3 Tu/Th 24mo-3 Tu/Th 24mo-3 Sa 24mo-3 Sa 24mo-3 Sa 24mo-3 Sa 24mo-3 Sa
3 Tu/Th 3 Tu/Th 3 Tu/Th 3 Tu/Th 3 Tu/Th 3 Sa
3 Sa 3 Sa 3 Sa 3 Sa
1/16-2/8 2/13-3/8 3/13-4/5 4/10-5/3 5/8-5/17 1/13-2/3 2/10-3/3 3/10-3/24 4/7-4/28 5/5-5/12
1/16-2/8 2/13-3/8 3/13-4/5 4/10-5/3 5/8-5/17 1/13-2/3 2/10-3/3 3/10-3/24 4/7-4/28 5/5-5/12
1/16-2/8 2/13-3/8 3/13-4/5 4/10-5/3 5/8-5/17 1/13-2/3 12/10-3/3 3/10-3/24 4/7-4/28 5/5-5/12
6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm 10:30-11:00am 10:30-11:00am 10:30-11:00am 10:30-11:00am 10:30-11:00am
7:10-7:40pm 7:10-7:40pm 7:10-7:40pm 7:10-7:40pm 7:10-7:40pm 9:45-10:15am 9:45-10:15am 9:45-10:15am 9:45-10:15am 9:45-10:15am
5:30-6:00pm 5:30-6:00pm 5:30-6:00pm 5:30-6:00pm 5:30-6:00pm 9:45-10:15am 9:45-10:15am 9:45-10:15am 9:45-10:15am 9:45-10:15am
$29/$33/$37 $29/$33/$37 $29/$33/$37 $29/$33/$37 $15/$17/$19 $15/$17/$19 $15/$17/$19 $11/$13/$15 $15/$17/$19 $11/$13/$15
$29/$33/$37 $29/$33/$37 $29/$33/$37 $29/$33/$37 $15/$17/$19 $15/$17/$19 $15/$17/$19 $11/$13/$15 $15/$17/$19 $11/$13/$15
$31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $16/$18/$22 $16/$18/$22 $16/$18/$22 $12/$14/$16 $16/$18/$22 $11/$13/$15
PWS08101-01 PWS08101-02 PWS08101-03 PWS08101-04 PWS08101-05 PWS08101-06 PWS08101-07 PWS08101-08 PWS08101-09 PWS08101-10
PWS08102-01 PWS08102-02 PWS08102-03 PWS08102-04 PWS08102-05 PWS08102-06 PWS08102-07 PWS08102-08 PWS08102-09 PWS08102-10
PWS08103-01 PWS08103-02 PWS08103-03 PWS08103-04 PWS08103-05 PWS08103-06 PWS08103-07 PWS08103-08 PWS08103-09 PWS08103-10
Exploration 2
Voyagers
Classes are held at the RiverPlex. Call 282-1700 for more information.
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CLASS TIMES
CLASS NAME
AGE
DAY
DATES
TIME
FEE: M/R/NR
CODE
Pre-Journey
4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa
4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa
1/16-2/8 2/13-3/8 3/13-4/5 4/10-5/3 5/8-5/17 1/13-2/3 2/10-3/3 3/10-3/24 4/7-4/28 5/5-5/12
1/16-2/8 1/16-2/8 1/16-2/8 2/13-3/8 2/13-3/8 2/13-3/8 3/13-4/5 3/13-4/5 3/13-4/5 4/10-5/3 4/10-5/3 4/10-5/3 5/8-5/17 5/8-5/17 5/8-5/17 1/13-2/3 1/13-2/3 1/13-2/3 2/10-3/3 2/10-3/3 2/10-3/3 3/10-3/24 3/10-3/24 3/10-3/24 4/7-4/28 4/7-4/28 4/7-4/28 5/5-5/12 5/5-5/12 5/5-5/12
5:00-5:30pm 5:00-5:30pm 5:00-5:30pm 5:00-5:30pm 5:00-5:30pm 9:00-9:40am 9:00-9:40am 9:00-9:40am 9:00-9:40am 9:00-9:40am
5:30-6:00pm 6:00-6:30pm 7:10-7:40pm 5:30-6:00pm 6:00-6:30pm 7:10-7:40pm 5:30-6:00pm 6:00-6:30pm 7:10-7:40pm 5:30-6:00pm 6:00-6:30pm 7:10-7:40pm 5:30-6:00pm 6:00-6:30pm 7:10-7:40pm 9:00-9:40am 9:45-10:25am 10:30-11:10pm 9:00-9:40am 9:45-10:25am 10:30-11:10pm 9:00-9:40am 9:45-10:25am 10:30-11:10pm 9:00-9:40am 9:45-10:25am 10:30-11:10pm 9:00-9:40am 9:45-10:25am 10:30-11:10pm
$31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $11/$13/$15
$31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $17/$19/$22 $17/$19/$22 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $17/$19/$22 $17/$19/$22 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $11/$13/$15 $11/$13/$15 $11/$13/$15
PWS08104-01 PWS08104-02 PWS08104-03 PWS08104-04 PWS08104-05 PWS08104-06 PWS08104-07 PWS08104-08 PWS08104-09 PWS08104-10
PWS08105-01 PWS08105-02 PWS08105-03 PWS08105-04 PWS08105-05 PWS08105-06 PWS08105-07 PWS08105-08 PWS08105-09 PWS08105-10 PWS08105-11 PWS08105-12 PWS08105-13 PWS08105-14 PWS08105-15 PWS08105-16 PWS08105-17 PWS08105-18 PWS08105-19 PWS08105-20 PWS08105-21 PWS08105-22 PWS08105-23 PWS08105-24 PWS08105-25 PWS08105-26 PWS08105-27 PWS08105-28 PWS08105-29 PWS08105-30
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CLASS TIMES
CLASS NAME
AGE
DAY
DATES
TIME
FEE: M/R/NR
CODE
Journey 2
4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa
4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Tu/Th 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa 4-7 Sa
1/16-2/8 1/16-2/8 2/13-3/8 2/13-3/8 3/13-4/5 3/13-4/5 4/10-5/3 4/10-5/3 5/8-5/17 5/8-5/17 1/13-2/3 1/13-2/3 2/10-3/3 2/10-3/3 3/10-3/24 3/10-3/24 4/7-4/28 4/7-4/28 5/5-5/12 5/5-5/12
1/16-2/8 2/13-3/8 3/13-4/5 4/10-5/3 5/8-5/17 1/13-2/3 2/10-3/3 3/10-3/24 4/7-4/28 5/5-5/12
5:30-6:00pm 6:00-6:30pm 5:30-6:00pm 6:00-6:30pm 5:30-6:00pm 6:00-6:30pm 5:30-6:00pm 6:00-6:30pm 5:30-6:00pm 6:00-6:30pm 9:45-10:25am 11:15-11:55am 9:45-10:25am 11:15-11:55am 9:45-10:25am 11:15-11:55am 9:45-10:25am 11:15-11:55am 9:45-10:25am 11:15-11:55am
6:00-6:30pm 6:00-6:30pm 6:00-6:30pm 6:00-6:30pm 6:00-6:30pm 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am
$31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $17/$19/$22 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $17/$19/$22 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $11/$13/$15 $11/$13/$15
$31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $17/$19/$22
PWS08106-01 PWS08106-02 PWS08106-03 PWS08106-04 PWS08106-05 PWS08106-06 PWS08106-07 PWS08106-08 PWS08106-09 PWS08106-10 PWS08106-11 PWS08106-12 PWS08106-13 PWS08106-14 PWS08106-15 PWS08106-16 PWS08106-17 PWS08106-18 PWS08106-19 PWS08106-20
PWS08107-01 PWS08107-02 PWS08107-03 PWS08107-04 PWS08107-05 PWS08107-06 PWS08107-07 PWS08107-08 PWS08107-09 PWS08107-10
Journey 3
Classes are held at the RiverPlex. Call 282-1700 for more information.
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CLASS TIMES
CLASS NAME
AGE
DAY
DATES
TIME
FEE: M/R/NR
CODE
Discovery 1
7-14 Tu/Th 7-14 Tu/Th 7-14 Tu/Th 7-14 Tu/Th 7-14 Tu/Th 7-14 Sa 7-14 Sa 7-14 Sa 7-14 Sa 7-14 Sa
7-14 Tu/Th 7-14 Tu/Th 7-14 Tu/Th 7-14 Tu/Th 7-14 Tu/Th 7-14 Sa 7-14 Sa 7-14 Sa 7-14 Sa 7-14 Sa
7-14 Tu/Th 7-14 Tu/Th 7-14 Tu/Th 7-14 Tu/Th 7-14 Tu/Th 7-14 Sa 7-14 Sa 7-14 Sa 7-14 Sa 7-14 Sa
1/16-2/8 2/13-3/8 3/13-4/5 4/10-5/3 5/8-5/17 1/13-2/3 2/10-3/3 3/10-3/24 4/7-4/28 5/5-5/12
1/16-2/8 2/13-3/8 3/13-4/5 4/10-6/3 5/8-5/17 1/13-2/3 2/10-3/3 3/10-3/24 4/7-4/28 5/5-5/12
1/16-2/8 2/13-3/8 3/13-4/5 4/10-5/3 5/8-5/17 1/13-2/3 2/10-3/3 3/10-3/24 4/7-4/28 5/5-5/12
6:00-6:30pm 6:00-6:30pm 6:00-6:30pm 6:00-6:30pm 6:00-6:30pm 9:00-9:40am 9:00-9:40am 9:00-9:40am 9:00-9:40am 9:00-9:40am
6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm 10:30-11:10am 10:30-11:10am 10:30-11:10am 10:30-11:10am 10:30-11:10am
5:30-6:00pm 5:30-6:00pm 5:30-6:00pm 5:30-6:00pm 5:30-6:00pm 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am
$31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $11/$13/$15
$31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $11/$13/$15
$31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $11/$13/$15
PWS08108-01 PWS08108-02 PWS08108-03 PWS08108-04 PWS08108-05 PWS08108-06 PWS08108-07 PWS08108-08 PWS08108-09 PWS08108-10
PWS08109-01 PWS08109-02 PWS08109-03 PWS08109-04 PWS08109-05 PWS08109-06 PWS08109-07 PWS08109-08 PWS08109-09 PWS08109-10
PWS08110-01 PWS08110-02 PWS08110-03 PWS08110-04 PWS08110-05 PWS08110-06 PWS08110-07 PWS08110-08 PWS08110-09 PWS08110-10
Discovery 3
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CLASS TIMES
Challenge Novice 7-15
7-15 Sa 3/10-3/24 7-15 Sa 4/7-4/28 7-15 Sa 5/5-5/12
Challenge Advanced 7-15
7-15 Sa 3/10-3/24 7-15 Sa 4/7-4/28 7-15 Sa 5/5-5/12
CLASS NAME
AGE
DAY
DATES
TIME
FEE: M/R/NR
CODE
Challenge Expert 7-15
7-15 Tu/Th
7-15 Tu/Th 7-15 Tu/Th 7-15 Tu/Th 7-15 Sa 7-15 Sa 7-15 Sa 7-15 Sa 7-15 Sa
Tu/Th 1/16-2/8 7-15 Tu/Th 2/13-3/8 7-15 Tu/Th 3/13-4/5 7-15 Tu/Th 4/10-5/3 7-15 Tu/Th 5/8-5/17 7-15 Sa 1/13-2/3 7-15 Sa 2/10-3/3
7:10-7:40pm 7:10-7:40pm 7:10-7:40pm 7:10-7:40pm 7:10-7:40pm 10:30-11:10am 10:30-11:10am 10:30-11:10am 10:30-11:10am 10:30-11:10am
7:10-7:40pm 7:10-7:40pm 7:10-7:40pm 7:10-7:40pm 7:10-7:40pm 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am
6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am 8:15-8:55am
$31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $11/$13/$15
$31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $11/$13/$15
$31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $22/$25/$29 $17/$19/$22 $22/$25/$29 $11/$13/$15
PWS08111-01 PWS08111-02 PWS08111-03 PWS08111-04 PWS08111-05 PWS08111-06 PWS08111-07 PWS08111-08 PWS08111-09 PWS08111-10
PWS08112-01 PWS08112-02 PWS08112-03 PWS08112-04 PWS08112-05 PWS08112-06 PWS08112-07 PWS08112-08 PWS08112-09 PWS08112-10
PWS08113-01 PWS08113-02 PWS08113-03 PWS08113-04 PWS08113-05 PWS08113-06 PWS08113-07 PWS08113-08 PWS08113-09 PWS08113-10
Tu/Th 1/16-2/8 7-15 Tu/Th 2/13-3/8 7-15 Tu/Th 3/13-4/5 7-15 Tu/Th 4/10-5/3 Tu/Th 5/8-5/17 7-15 Sa 1/13-2/3 7-15 Sa 2/10-3/3
Classes are held at the RiverPlex. Call 282-1700 for more information.
Tu/Th 1/16-2/8
2/13-3/8 3/13-4/5 4/10-5/3 5/8-5/17 1/13-2/3 2/10-3/3 3/10-3/24 4/7-4/28 5/5-5/12
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CLASS TIMES
CLASS NAME
AGE
DAY
DATES
TIME
FEE: M/R/NR
CODE
Adult Learn to Swim Beginner
7:45-8:15pm 7:45-8:15pm 7:45-8:15pm 7:45-8:15pm 7:45-8:15pm
6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm 6:35-7:05pm
7:45-8:15pm 7:45-8:15pm 7:45-8:15pm 7:45-8:15pm 7:45-8:15pm
2:30-3:45pm 2:30-3:45pm
$31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $17/$19/$22
$31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $17/$19/$22
$31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $31/$35/$43 $17/$19/$22
$24/$26/$28 $24/$26/$28
PWS08214-01 PWS08214-02 PWS08214-03 PWS08214-04 PWS08214-05
PWS08215-01 PWS08215-02 PWS08215-03 PWS08215-04 PWS08215-05
PWS08216-01 PWS08216-02 PWS08216-03 PWS08216-04 PWS08216-05
PWS08117-01 PWS08117-02
Adult Learn to Swim Intermediate
Terrified of Water
Homeschool Swim 5-16
Tu/Th 1/16-2/8
Tu/Th 2/13-3/8
Tu/Th 3/13-4/5
Tu/Th 4/10-5/3
Tu/Th 5/8-5/17
Tu/Th 1/16-2/8
Tu/Th 2/13-3/8
Tu/Th 3/13-4/5
Tu/Th 4/10-5/3
Tu/Th 5/8-5/17
Tu/Th 1/16-2/8
Tu/Th 2/13-3/8
Tu/Th 3/13-4/5
Tu/Th 4/10-5/3
Tu/Th 5/8-5/17
Program
5-16 Tu
3/6-3/27
Tu 2/6-2/27
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Th/Sa 5:30-6:25pm Th/Sa 6:30-7:25pm Tu/Sa 5:30-6:25pm Tu/Sa 6:30-7:25pm Th/Sa 5:30-6:25pm Th/Sa 6:30-7:25pm
Franciscan Rec Franciscan Rec Markwoodlands Park Markwoodlands Park Markwoodlands Park Markwoodlands Park
PWF12109-03 PWF12109-04 PWF12109-05 PWF12109-06 PWF12109-07 PWF12109-08
This is a recreational baseball league consisting of teams from area communities and features an interleague home and away schedule. Register by April 2. Practices begin the week of April 17 as determined by the coach.
Fee - R/NR: $63/$68 April 17-July 8
Weekdays & Sa Bradley Park PWF12113-01
Preseason Pitching/Catching Clinic • Age 9-12 Hone your pitching and catching skills before the season begins. Learn the proper mechanics to increase pitch velocity and accuracy. Catchers will learn the best techniques to block pitches and throw out base runners. All skill levels welcome. Held at Franciscan Recreation Complex.
Coach Pitch • Age 6-8
This league is fun, non-competitive, and stresses fundamentals for boys and girls. Seven-year-olds may choose between Coach Pitch A and AA based on the child's ability. Players who feel comfortable playing catch and consistently hit a pitched ball should sign up for AA. Weekday practices and games will last for one hour and will start at either 5:30 and 6:30pm. Saturday games
will be at Peoria Stadium and will last one hour and vary start time between 9:00am and 2:00pm. Parent and player MUST ATTEND a Parent-Athlete-Coach Meeting at Franciscan Recreation Complex on May 30 at 6:50pm for A and 7:30pm for AA.
Fee - R/NR: $35/$40 W 5:30-6:25pm W 6:30-7:25pm

April 4-May 9 PWF12115-04 PWF12115-05
Fee - R/NR: $48/$53 M/W/Sa A (6&7) M/W/Sa AA (7&8) M/W/Sa A (6&7) M/W/Sa AA (7&8)
Franciscan Rec Franciscan Rec Markwoodlands Markwoodlands
June 4-July 21 PWF12110-01 PWF12110-02 PWF12110-03 PWF12110-04
Preseason Baseball Clinic • Age 6-12 Get ready for the season with our preseason baseball clinic. You will work on all of the skills that will help you have a successful season. Participants will play outside when possible. Held at Franciscan Recreation Complex.
Fee - R/NR: $35/$40
Sa 8:30-9:25am
Sa 9:3-10:25am
Sa 10:30-11:25am PWF12115-03
Youth Boys Baseball Clinic • Grade 3-6 Learn the basic skills in fielding, throwing, and catching before the summer baseball season starts. Held at Proctor Recreation Center.

April 7-May 12 PWF12115-01 PWF12115-02
Minors • Age 9-10 (must be 9 by 5/21)
This is a recreational baseball league where players will begin pitching. Weekday practices and games will last for one hour and will start at either 5:30 and 6:30pm. Parent and player MUST ATTEND a Parent-Athlete-Coach Meeting at Lakeview Recreation Center on May 16 at 5:30pm.
Fee - $5
M-F 4:30-6:00pm
April 30-May 4
Grade: 3-6 PWF12115-07
Fee - R/NR: $53/$58 M/W/Sa 5:30pm M/W.Sa 5:30pm
May 21-July 14 Von Steuben Proctor
PWF12111-01 PWF12111-02
Youth Baseball Morning Clinic • Age 9-12 Come practice your game in this five week morning clinic. Put in the extra work to take your skills to the next level. Participants will work on hitting, fielding, base running, and pitching. Held at Von Steuben.
Fee: $30 if PPD Youth Baseball May 29-July 5 Player/$45 if not currently

BASEBALL
Tee-Ball • Age 4-5
This is a non-competitive introduction to baseball for boys and girls. Games will be held on Saturdays at Peoria Stadium. Players must bring a baseball glove. Parent and player MUST ATTEND a Parent-Athlete-Coach Meeting at Franciscan Recreation Complex on May 30 at 5:30pm for FRC and at 6:10pm for MWP.
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Majors • Age 11-12 (must be 11 by 4/30)
This is a recreational baseball league where stealing bases is allowed. Weekday practices and games will last for one hour and will start at either 5:30 and 6:30pm. Parent and player MUST ATTEND a Parent-Athlete-Coach Meeting at Lakeview Recreation Center on May 16 at 6:15pm.
Fee - R/NR: $43/$48 Tu/Sa 5:30-6:25pm Tu/Sa 6:30-7:25pm
June 5-July 21 Franciscan Rec Franciscan Rec
PWF12109-01 PWF12109-02
Fee - R/NR: $58/$63 Tu/Th/Sa 5:30pm Tu/Th/Sa 5:30pm
May 21-July 14 Von Steuben Proctor
PWF12112-01 PWF12112-02
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Pony Baseball • Age 13-14
Tu-Th 10:00am-12:00pm PWF12115-06
SPORTS & FITNESS - KIDS


Youth Basketball League
Youth of all ability will learn the skills necessary to enjoy the game of basketball for life. Under the instruction of volunteer coaches, participants will develop techniques, knowledge, and strategy with an emphasis on fun, sportsmanship, and fair play.
• 5yrs-Kindergarten: This league will involve 30 minutes of practice time and 30 minutes to play a game at the end of practice.
• Grades 1-4: Practices are 1 hour at 5:30 or 6:30pm; games on Saturday will be played between12:00 and 4:00pm at Lakeview Rec Center.
• Grades 5-6: Practices are 1 hour at 7:30pm; games on Saturday will be played between 12:00 and 4:00pm at Lakeview Rec Center.
• Parent-Athlete-Meeting (PAC) Meetings are mandatory. The meeting will be held January 17 at 5:30pm for 5 years-2nd grade and at 6:15pm for 3rd-6th grade.
Fee - R/NR: $60/$65 January 17-March 14
Youth Sports Gold Sponsors
BASKETBALL
M/W Co-Ed 5 years-K M/Sa Co-Ed 1st-2nd W/Sa Co-Ed 1st-2nd M/Sa Boys 3rd-4th W/Sa Boys 3rd-4th M/Sa Girls 3rd-4th W/Sa Girls 3rd-4th M/Sa Girls 5th-6th
PFF14146-01 PFF14146-02 PFF14146-03 PFF14146-04 PFF14146-05 PFF14146-06 PFF14146-07 PFF14146-08
Youth Sports Silver Sponsors
Girls Middle School Basketball League
The place to be for girls basketball! Bring your school team or a travel team. Playing all year round helps maintain your fundamental skills. For girls grades 5-8.
Fee - $15 January 22-March 12
M 5:00-8:00pm PWF14119-01
We Got Game
A league for 3rd and 4th graders that teaches the fundamentals and allows them to play in a league just for them. Basketball teaches about teamwork and sportsmanship.
Fee - $15 January 13-February 17
Sa 10:15-11:15am PWF14118-01
Interested in Junior Girls & Boys Volleyball? See the ADULT LEAGUES/GYMS section.
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SOCCER
Happy Feet Soccer • Age 2-5
Happy Feet is a fun "story-time with a soccer ball" program for kids ages 2-5. Each session will last 30 minutes. Each session builds on the last and our coaches teach curriculum that is appropriate for both age and skill level.
Day Dates Time Age Code Outdoors - Mossville Soccer Complex
Fee - R/NR: $36/$41
Day Dates Time
Tu 4/17-5/22
Tu 4/17-5/22
Tu 4/17-5/22
Tu 4/17-5/22
W 4/18-5/23
W 4/18-5/23
W 4/18-5/23
W 4/18-5/23
Sa 4/21-6/2*
Sa 4/21-6/2*
Sa 4/21-6/2*
Sa 4/21-6/2*
*No Class 5/26
Th 4/19-5/31 Th 4/19-5/31 Th 4/19-5/31 Th 4/19-5/31 Sa 4/21-6/2* Sa 4/21-6/2* Indoors - RiverPlex F 1/26-2/23
F 1/26-2/23 F 1/26-2/23 F 3/2-4/13* F 3/2-4/13* F 3/2-4/13*
5:30-6:15pm 6:15-7:00pm 5:30-6:15pm 6:15-7:00pm 10:30-11:00am 11:05-11:35am
9:30-10:00am 10:05-10:35am 10:40-11:10am 9:30-10:00am 10:05-10:35am 10:40-11:10am
5:30-6:00pm 2 6:05-6:35pm 2 5:30-6:00pm 3 6:05-6:35pm 3 5:30-6:00pm 2 6:05-6:35pm 2 5:30-6:00pm 3 6:05-6:35pm 3 8:45-9:15am 2 9:20-9:50am 2 8:45-9:15am 3 9:20-9:50am 3
PWF22138-27 PWF22138-28 PWF22138-29 PWF22138-30 PWF22138-31 PWF22138-32 PWF22138-33 PWF22138-34 PWF22138-35 PWF22138-36 PWF22138-37 PWF22138-38
PWF22138-45 PWF22138-46 PWF22138-47
Tu 1/23-2/20
Tu 1/23-2/20
Tu 1/23-2/20
Tu 2/27-3/27
Tu 2/27-3/27
Tu 2/27-3/27
Th 1/25-2/22
Th 1/25-2/22
Th 1/25-2/22
Th 3/1-3/29
Th 3/1-3/29
Th 3/1-3/29
W 1/24-2/21
W 1/24-2/21
W 1/24-2/21
W 1/24-2/21
W 2/28-3/28
W 2/28-3/28
W 2/28-3/28
W 2/28-3/28
Outdoors - Noble Center Front Lawn
Sa 1/27-2/24 Sa 1/27-2/24 Sa 1/27-2/24
10:30-11:00am 2 11:05-11:35am 3 11:40am-12:10pm 4-5
9:30-10:00am 10:05-10:35am 10:40-11:10am 9:30-10:00am 10:05-10:35am 10:40-11:10am 9:30-10:00am 10:05-10:35am 10:40-11:10am 9:30-10:00am 10:05-10:35am 10:40-11:10am 5:30-6:00pm 6:05-6:35pm 5:30-6:00pm 6:05-6:35pm 5:30-6:00pm 6:05-6:35pm 5:30-6:00pm 6:05-6:35pm
Age Code
2 PWF22138-01
3 PWF22138-02
4-5 PWF22138-03
2 PWF22138-11
3 PWF22138-12
4-5 PWF22138-13
2 PWF22138-04
3 PWF22138-05
4-5 PWF22138-06
2 PWF22138-14
3 PWF22138-15
4-5 PWF22138-16 2 PWF22138-07
2 PWF22138-08
3 PWF22138-09
3 PWF22138-10 2 PWF22138-17
2 PWF22138-18
3 PWF22138-19
3 PWF22138-20
*No Class 5/26
2 PWF22138-21
2 PWF22138-22
3 PWF22138-23
3 PWF22138-24
2 PWF22138-25
3 PWF22138-26
*No Class 3/9 or 3/30
2 PWF22138-39 3 PWF22138-40 4-5 PWF22138-41 2 PWF22138-42 3 PWF22138-43 4-5 PWF22138-44
Youth Outdoor Select U8 Soccer
League • Age Under 8
Girls and boys leagues consist of a 6-game season. All games take place at Mossville Soccer Complex on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays or Sundays. Season begins the weekend of April 14.
For registration information, call 681-2866 or email [email protected]
Fee - $225/team
Entry Deadline: March 23
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SOCCER
Youth Soccer League • Ages: 4th-8th Grade
This recreational league, held at Mossville Soccer Complex, allows each child to participate in every game. There
will be a mandatory (Parent-Athlete-Coach) meeting held at Franciscan Recreation Complex for players and parents registered for the Mighty Mites through Shooters leagues. Here you will meet your coach and get the season schedule. Varsity packets will be mailed out. Season runs 4/9-6/2. Registration deadline: March 26 (or when league is full). A $5 late fee will be charged if registering after March 26.
Weekday practices and games will last for one hour and will start at either 5:30pm and 6:30pm.
Saturday practices and games will last for one hour and will vary start times between 8:30am and 1:00pm.
Day
M or Tu & Sa W or Th & Sa
M/W/Sa Tu/Th/Sa Tu/Th/Sa M/W/Sa M/W/Sa Tu/Th/Sa Tu/Th/Sa
# games
7 7
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
League
Pee Wees
Kickers Strikers Strikers Shooters Shooters Varsity Varsity
Sex Sex/Age
CO-ED
CO-ED K by 4/9/18
CO-ED BOYS GIRLS BOYS GIRLS BOYS GIRLS

April 4, 5:30-6:00pm April 4, 6:15-6:45pm
April 5, 5:30-6;00pm April 5, 6:15-6:45pm April 5, 6:15-6:45pm April 5, 7:00-7:30pm April 5, 7:00-7:30pm Packets Mailed Out Packets Mailed Out
Fee - M/NM
$43/$48 $43/$48
$48/$53 $48/$53 $48/$53 $48/$53 $48/$53 $53/$58 $53/$58
Code
PWF22139-03 PWF22139-04
PWF22139-05 PWF22139-06 PWF22139-07 PWF22139-08 PWF22139-09 PWF22139-10 PWF22139-11
Preseason Soccer Skills Camp
Ages: Kindergarten-5th Grade
Get ready for the season with this preseason soccer clinic put on by the Peoria Park District and FC Peoria. You will work on individual skills that include dribbling, passing, shooting, and ball handling. Players will participate in game-related activities and small sided games. Shin guards are required and cleats are recommended.
Mossville Soccer Compex
Fee - R/NR: $25/$35
April 3-5 5:30-7:00pm Tu/Th K-1 PWF22139-01 Tu/Th 2-5 PWF22139-02
Peoria Park District Athletics
Now O ers Text Alerts!
To receive text messages about specific programs, including field conditions, closures, rainouts, etc., simply text the corresponding keyword below to 888-505-9309.
You will receive text alerts about our programs. You may receive up to five messages per month. Text STOP to cancel. Message & data rates apply. Terms & Conditions available by email
at [email protected]
YSOCCER ASOCCER TEEBALL COACHPITCH BASEBALL MSOFTBALL TSOFTBALL WSOFTBALL THSOFTBALL FSOFTBALL SSOFTBALL BASKETBALL KICKBALL LAKEVIEW FRC
Youth Soccer
Adult Soccer
Tee Ball
Coach Pitch
T
Youth Basketball League
Adult Kickball League Lakeview Rec Center programs Franciscan Rec Programs
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LITTLE PINTS/PEE WEE
Little Pints Sports
These classes provide an introduction to athletics by covering a variety of sports. Scaled down equipment is used to cover the basic rules and skills of basketball, football and soccer. Little Pint Soccer is an introduction to soccer. Little Pints All Star Sports is an introduction to five sports with a new sport each week. Pee Wee Flag Football is an introduction to football, and Pee Wee Baseball is an introduction to baseball.
Fee- R/NR: $27/$32 Sa 1/27-2/24 Sa 3/3-3/31
Sa 1/27-2/24 Sa 3/3-3/31
Sa 1/27-2/24 Sa 3/3-3/31 W 1/17-2/14 W 2/28-3/28
Pee Wee Baseball
8:30am Lakeview Rec Center 8:30am Lakeview Rec Center 9:15am Lakeview Rec Center 9:15am Lakeview Rec Center 10:00am Lakeview Rec Center 10:00am Lakeview Rec Center 5:00pm Franciscan Rec Complex 5:00pm Franciscan Rec Complex

PWF26141-01 PWF26141-02 PWF26141-05 PWF26141-06 PWF26142-02 PWF26142-01 PWF26141-03 PWF26141-04
VOLLEYBALL/BOXING
Boxing Fundamentals
Learn the fundamentals of boxing from a USA licensed boxing professional. Work-outs include the heavy and speed bags, floor exercises, and rope jumping. A chance to compete in competitions is a possibility.

T/Th 1/9-2/1 5:30-7:00pm PWF15143-01 T/Th 2/6-3/1 5:30-7:00pm PWF15143-02
Volleyball Basics
Calling all boys and girls ages 8-12. Learn the art of spiking, passing, blocking and setting so you can be ready for the volleyball season. Developing skills at an early age helps with flexibility, balance, and eye coordination.

T/W 1/9-2/19 5:00-6:00pm PWF17148-02
Park District Youth License Plate - Get Licensed to Support Illinois Youth!
The sale and subsequent renewals of each plate generate $25 for the PowerPlay! Beyond School Grant Program funds
youth programs in park and recreation
agencies throughout Illinois. The
goal of the PowerPlay! program is to increase the number of opportunities designed to show youth the lifelong benefits of fitness, health and nutrition.
For more information contact IAPD at 217-523-4554 or [email protected]
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Youth Golf
These lessons are a great way to learn the game. Three 1⁄2 hour lessons will cover full swing, chipping, and putting. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Club are available at no charge.
Fee - R/NR: $25/$30
Sa 5/5-5/19 Sa 5/5-5/19 Sa 5/5-5/19 Sa 6/2-6/16 Sa 6/2-6/16 Sa 6/2-6/16
Golf Learning Center
Winter Junior Golf
Fee - R/NR: $35/$45
Sa 5/5-5/19
Sa 5/5-5/19
Golf Learning Center
Fee - R/NR: $45/$50
Sa 3/3-3/24 Sa 3/3-3/24
Golf Learning Center
1:00-2:00pm PWF10102-01 2:00-3:00pm PWF10102-02
9:00-9:30am 9:45-10:15am 10:30-11:00am 9:00-9:30am 9:45-10:15am 10:30-11:00am

PWF10101-01 PWF10101-02 PWF10101-03 PWF10101-04 PWF10101-05 PWF10101-06
will learn the game charge.
Have a ball with a ball! In these classes your child of golf while having fun. Clubs are available at no
10:00-10:45am PWF10102-03
11:00am-12:00pm PWF10102-04
If you have an older child that needs to swing better or one who is a just a beginner, these classes will teach your child how to improve on their own while having fun.
No Pressure Family Golf Lessons
Bring the family out and learn together on the course! This five-week course will be played at Madison Golf Course where there are family friendly tees for the youngest golfers. Families will receive expert instruction before and during the round needed in real playing situations. Rental clubs available at no charge.
Golf Learning Center
Sa 4/14-5/12 3:00-4:30pm PWF10405-01
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GOLF
Junior Golf
J
J
Open House
Saturday, April 28
4:00 - 5:30 pm Golf Learning Center & Academy. Visit with golf professionals and
coaches regarding summer Junior Golf programs and
PGA Jr. League Golf returns to the Peoria Park District in 2018!
Keep an eye out at Peoria Park District courses for more information at the start of the season.
SPORTS & FITNESS- KIDS


ICE SKATING
PUBLIC SKATE
These sessions provide recreational skating for the community. Everyone is invited to enjoy leisure skating regardless of age or skill level. Have fun ice skating with friends to music.
Junior (12 & under): $4, Senior (65 & over): $4, Adult (13 & over): $5, Skate Rental: $3
Regular Public Skate Hours:
Holiday Public Skate Hours:
January-May M, W, F
M, W, F
Tu, Th
F
Sa
January-March 25 Su
9:00-11:00am* 1:00-2:30pm 1:00-2:30pm 7:30-9:15pm 6:45-8:30pm
2:15-4:00pm
Sa 12/16
M-F 12/18-12/22 F 12/22
Sa 12/23
Su 12/24
M 12/25
Tu-F 12/26-12/29 F 12/29
Sa 12/30
Su 12/31
M 1/1
Tu-F 1/2-1/5
F 1/5
2:30-4:30pm (Skate with Santa) 9:30am-2:30pm
7:30-8:15pm
5:00-8:00pm
11:00am-2:00pm (Only) CLOSED 9:30am-2:30pm 7:30-9:15pm 4:00-6:00pm 11:00am-2:00pm (Only) CLOSED 9:30am-2:30pm 7:30-9:15pm
No Public Skate: 2/9-2/11, 3/3, 3/4, 3/10, 3/16-3/18
Closed: 4/1, 5/27, 5/28
Public Skate on 2/4 from 12:30-2:30pm change due to special circumstances. Visit peoriaparks.org for updates or call 686-3368.
Ways To Save When You Public Skate
• Public Skate Passes: Purchase a 10 Session Admission Pass (Skate Rental Not Included): Junior/Senior: $32 Adult: $42
• Group Reservations: Reservation request must be made 2 weeks in advance and is subject to availability. No passes or other discounts apply. $4.75 per person for 10-50 participants. A non-refundable deposit of $23.75 required for groups of 20 or more.
• Student Discount: $1 off admission when you present your student ID
• Learn to Skate Participants: $4.75 (admission/rental) per person for you and anyone with
you when you show the receipt from the current session you are enrolled in.
• Family Skate ends for the Season on March 25. Every Sunday families (up to 5 people)
can skate for $25 including skate rental. Additional skaters pay $4.75/person.
Let's Celebrate the 2018 Winter Olympics! Saturday, February 3. See page 49 for more information.
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ICE SKATING
Learn to Skate Group Class Participant Information:
Each class/time must meet a minimum in order to run. Clothing: Warm clothing with mittens/gloves, hats and protective head gear for young children recommended. Wear one pair of thin socks. Skates: Skate rental is included with the cost of the class and should be your shoe size to one size above. For more information, go to peoriaparks.org/owens-center-skating-school. Register for classes at the Owens Center.
Skating Stars • Age 3-6
Whether your child wants to play hockey, figure skate, or needs a FUN activity, Skating Stars is where it's at! Skating Stars is comprised of 3 levels with 26 elements. Skate rental is included.
Skating Stars 4 Week Beginner
Class • Age 3-6
This class is for first time skaters only and offered to those who want to learn how to skate but do not want to commit to the 8-week session. Skating Stars is comprised of 3 levels with 26 elements. Skate rental is included.
Fee - R/NR: $72/$82 Tu 1/23-3/13 Tu 1/23-3/13 W 1/24-3/14 W 1/24-3/14 W 1/24-3/14 W 1/24-3/14 Th 1/25-3/15 Th 1/25-3/15 Sa 1/27-3/17 Sa 1/27-3/17 Tu 3/20-5/8
Tu 3/20-5/8 W 3/21-5/9 W 3/21-5/9 W 3/21-5/9 W 3/21-5/9 Th 3/22-5/10 Th 3/22-5/10 Sa 3/24-5/12 Sa 3/24-5/12
4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 10:00-10:45am 1:00-1:45pm 4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 4:45-5:30pm 5:30-6:15pm 9:00-9:45am 9:45-10:30am 4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 10:00-10:45am 1:00-1:45pm 4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 4:45-5:30pm 5:30-6:15pm 9:00-9:45am 9:45-10:30am
PWF16120-01 PWF16120-02 PWF16120-03 PWF16120-04 PWF16120-05 PWF16120-06 PWF16120-07 PWF16120-08 PWF16120-09 PWF16120-10 PWF16120-11 PWF16120-12 PWF16120-13 PWF16120-14 PWF16120-15 PWF16120-16 PWF16120-17 PWF16120-18 PWF16120-19 PWF16120-20
Fee - R/NR: $42/$52 Tu 2/20-3/13 Tu 2/20-3/13 W 2/21-3/14 W 2/21-3/14 W 2/21-3/14 W 2/21-3/14 Th 2/22-3/15 Th 2/22-3/15 Sa 2/24-3/17 Sa 2/24-3/17 Tu 4/17-5/8 Tu 4/17-5/8 W 4/18-5/9 W 4/18-5/9 W 4/18-5/9 W 4/18-5/9 Th 4/19-5/10 Th 4/19-5/10 Sa 4/21-5/12 Sa 4/21-5/12
4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 10:00-10:45am 1:00-1:45pm 4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 4:45-5:30pm 5:30-6:15pm 9:00-9:45am 9:45-10:30am 4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 10:00-10:45am 1:00-1:45pm 4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 4:45-5:30pm 5:30-6:15pm 9:00-9:45am 9:45-10:30am
PWF16159-01 PWF16159-02 PWF16159-03 PWF16159-04 PWF16159-05 PWF16159-06 PWF16159-07 PWF16159-08 PWF16159-09 PWF16159-10 PWF16159-11 PWF16159-12 PWF16159-13 PWF16159-14 PWF16159-15 PWF16159-16 PWF16159-17 PWF16159-18 PWF16159-19 PWF16159-20
Register for classes at the Owens Center. Questions? Call 686-3368.
Spring Ice Exhibition
Owens Center's learn to skate participants and local competitive figure skaters show off their talents in this entertaining program.
Saturday, March 17 • 1:00-4:00pm
Owens Center • $5/person, kids 5 years and under Free!
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Super Skates • Ages 7-15
Whether your child wants to play hockey, figure skate, or needs a FUN activity, Super Skates is their starting point. Come out and try our 10-level program, skate rental is included.
Super Skates 4 Week
Beginner Class • Ages 7-15 This 10-level program is for first time skaters only and offered to those who do not want to commit to the 8-week session. Skate rental included.
Fee - R/NR: $72/$82 Tu 1/23-3/13 Tu 1/23-3/13 W 1/24-3/14 W 1/24-3/14 W 1/24-3/14 W 1/24-3/14 Th 1/25-3/15 Th 1/25-3/15 Sa 1/27-3/17 Sa 1/27-3/17 Tu 3/20-5/8
Tu 3/20-5/8 W 3/21-5/9 W 3/21-5/9 W 3/21-5/9 W 3/21-5/9 Th 3/22-5/10 Th 3/22-5/10 Sa 3/24-5/12 Sa 3/24-5/12
4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 10:00-10:45am 1:00-1:45pm 4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 4:45-5:30pm 5:30-6:15pm 9:00-9:45am 9:45-10:30am 4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 10:00-10:45am 1:00-1:45pm 4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 4:45-5:30pm 5:30-6:15pm 9:00-9:45am 9:45-10:30am
PWF16122-01 PWF16122-02 PWF16122-03 PWF16122-04 PWF16122-05 PWF16122-06 PWF16122-07 PWF16122-08 PWF16122-09 PWF16122-10 PWF16122-11 PWF16122-12 PWF16122-13 PWF16122-14 PWF16122-15 PWF16122-16 PWF16122-17 PWF16122-18 PWF16122-19 PWF16122-20
Fee - R/NR: $42/$52 Tu 2/20-3/13 Tu 2/20-3/13 W 2/21-3/14 W 2/21-3/14 W 2/21-3/14 W 2/21-3/14 Th 2/22-3/15 Th 2/22-3/15 Sa 2/24-3/17 Sa 2/24-3/17 Tu 4/17-5/8 Tu 4/17-5/8 W 4/18-5/9 W 4/18-5/9 W 4/18-5/9 W 4/18-5/9 Th 4/19-5/10 Th 4/19-5/10 Sa 4/21-5/12 Sa 4/21-5/12
4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 10:00-10:45am 1:00-1:45pm 4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 4:45-5:30pm 5:30-6:15pm 9:00-9:45am 9:45-10:30am 4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 10:00-10:45am 1:00-1:45pm 4:30-5:15pm 5:15-6:00pm 4:45-5:30pm 5:30-6:15pm 9:00-9:45am 9:45-10:30am
PWF16160-01 PWF16160-02 PWF16160-03 PWF16160-04 PWF16160-05 PWF16160-06 PWF16160-07 PWF16160-08 PWF16160-09 PWF16160-10 PWF16160-11 PWF16160-12 PWF16160-13 PWF16160-14 PWF16160-15 PWF16160-16 PWF16160-17 PWF16160-18 PWF16160-19 PWF16160-20
Power Skating
g Class
Prepare for an intense on-ice workout! This class helps
Booster Lessons
strengthen the skater’s endurance and speed. Get ready to have fun while working up a sweat. This class corresponds with
the monthly freestyle schedule.
Pre-requisite: Learn to Skate Level 10
Fee: $6 walk-on or $50 for 10 Session Punch Card
Receive help on new skills or reinforce difficult skills with private instruction from a member of our Booster Staff. Must be enrolled in current group skating lessons.

Sa 1/27-3/17 8
(2) 30 min lessons (3) 30 min lessons (4) 30 min lessons (2) 30 min lessons (3) 30 min lessons (4) 30 min lessons
Fee: $35 Fee: $50 Fee: $65 Fee: $35 Fee: $50 Fee: $65
PWF16523-01 PWF16523-02 PWF16523-03 PWF16523-04 PWF16523-05 PWF16523-06
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3/20-5/12
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Register for classes at the Owens Center. Questions? Call 686-3368.
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