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2017 Winter Playbook

2017 Winter Playbook - Peoria Park District

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Playbook nter 2017
Winter 2017 Playbook
Peoria Park District Registration Opens January 9


Parks have the power to strengthen communities, transform lives, and protect the future.
Parks are the most POWERFUL aspect of every community.
Peoria Park District Board of Trustees and Executive Director
• The president and six trustees are elected and serve on a volunteer basis for a term of four years.
• Board mee ngs are scheduled on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 6 pm in the Board Room of the Noble
Center, located at 1125 W. Lake Avenue, unless otherwise noted.
• Winter Board Mee ng Dates: 1/11, 1/25, 2/8, 2/22, 3/8, 3/22, 4/12, 4/26
• Mee ngs are open to the public. Contact the Board Secretary at 681-2801 or visit www.peoriaparks.org for agendas.
• Advisory Commi ee informa on is on page 78.
Timothy J. Cassidy President
Jacqueline J. Pe y Vice President
Kelly A. Cummings Trustee
Robert L. Johnson, Sr. Trustee
Warren E. Rayford Trustee
Ma hew P. Ryan Trustee
Nancy L. Snowden Trustee
Emily G. Cahill Execu ve Director


Table of Contents
50 Rock ........................................................... 42-44
Adult Sports......................................................... 75 Advisory Commi ees ........................................ 105 African American Hall of Fame ............................ 77 A er School Programs................................... 77, 80 AquaPlex ..................................................... 14-17 Art .................................................................... 62 Audi ons ............................................................ 64
Badminton .......................................................... 68 Baseball ............................................. 69-70, 73, 78 Basket Weaving .................................................. 36 Basketball ........................................... 73-74, 78, 84 Bicycle Safety Town ........................................ 105 Bicycling....................................................... 33, 105 Birthday Par es .......................................... 102-104 Board of Trustees ........................ inside front cover Book Court and Sale ............................................ 52 Boxing .................................................................. 78
Cake Decora ng................................................... 56 Camping .............................................................. 39 Camps ............................................................. 84-95 Camp Wokanda ........................................... 39-40 Canoeing.............................................................. 39 Cheerleading ....................................................... 60 Classic Movies ..................................................... 42 Coaching Informa on.......................................... 97 Community Children’s Theatre............................ 63 Community Outreach ..................................... 82-83 Community Recrea on Classes ...................... 55-56 Computer Kids..................................................... 77 Concerts .............................................................. 38 Cooking Classes ............................................. 42, 56 Cra Classes .................................................. 42, 55 Crochet ................................................................ 55
Dance (youth) ................................................. 57-59 Dance (adult) ............................................ 44, 60-61 Dodgeball ............................................................ 75 Dog Parks............................................................. 76 Drama .................................................................. 63
Easter Egg Hunts.................................................... 3 ELITE ............................................................... 82-83
Fencing ................................................................ 56 Fitness (adult)...................................................... 67 Flag Football ....................................................... 73 FootGolf............................................................... 46 Forest Park Nature Center ........................... 35-38 Founda on, Peoria Park District.......................... 98 Franciscan Rec Complex............................... 53-54
Garage Sale.................................................... 54, 80 Garden Classes ......................................... 30-31, 53 Gateway Building................................................. 99 GED Program ...................................................... 81 Golf ............................................................45-49 Guitar Lessons ..................................................... 65
HOI Special Recrea on Associa on ..................... 32 Hiking/Walks ...................................... 30, 33, 37-38 Historical Reenactments...................................... 41 Hockey ...................................................... 20-21, 73 Home School Programs
AquaPlex (5-16)................................................. 17 Forest Park Nature Center (6-12).......................36 Luthy Botanical Garden (5-13)...........................30 Peoria Zoo (ages 5-13).......................................27 Peoria PlayHouse (ages 5-13) ........................... 24
Ice Fishing............................................................ 39 Ice Ska ng Lessons .............................................. 19
Kickball ................................................................ 75 Kni ng ................................................................ 55
Lakeview Recrea on Center ............................. 68
La n Dance and Hip/Hop .............................. 61, 78
Landscape Consulta on ...................................... 29 Li le Pint Sports .................................................. 73 Logan Recrea on Center................................... 80 Luthy Botanical Garden ............................... 29-31
Magic ................................................................... 55 Mah Jongg .......................................................... 43 Map of Facili es .................................................. 34 Marinas ............................................................. 105 Moonlight Coali on............................................. 81 Mother's Day................................................. 26, 38 Motor Mites ........................................................ 53 Music .............................................................. 65-66
Noble Center .................................................... 52
OSF at the RiverPlex ............................................ 11
Owens Center.............................................. 18-21
Pain ng.................................................... 36, 40, 62 Park Police ......................................................... 105 Park Troupe Mirage ............................................. 64 Paths and Trails.................................................... 33 Pee Wee Sports ................................................... 73 Peoria Park District Founda on........................... 98 Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum .......... 22-24 Peoria POPS Orchestra ........................................ 65 Peoria Wilds ........................................................ 38 Peoria Zoo ................................................... 25-28 Personal Training ....................................... 8, 10, 44 Photography .................................................. 43, 56 Piano Classes ....................................................... 66 Pickleball ............................................12, 53, 68, 75 Pilates ............................................................ 54, 67 Pioneer Days........................................................ 41 Policies & Informa on ....................................... 106 Preschool Splash ................................................. 14 Proctor Recrea on Center ........................... 77-79 Proctor’s Playhouse ............................................ 77
Refund Policy............................................... 85, 106 Registra on ................................................ 106-108 Rentals .......................................................... 99-101 RiverPlex ....................................................... 8-13 Rock Climbing Wall ................................................ 8 Rock Island Greenway ......................................... 33 Running/Races .......................................... 8, 32, 39
Scholarships..........................63, 78, 83, 85, 92, 106 Scout Programs ............................13, 26, 29, 35, 39 Seniors 50+ ..................................................... 42-44 Shelter Rentals (at parks) ............................. 99-101 Sommer Park.................................................... 41 Soccer ....................................................... 71-73, 75 So ball ............................................................... 76 Songs from the Woods ........................................ 38 Spanish/English Classes....................................... 80 Spring Break Camps............................................. 84 Sports Performance Training ............................... 13 Summer Camps .............................................. 84-95 Swim Lessons.................................................. 14-17 Synchronized Ska ng........................................... 19
Taijiquan .............................................................. 55 Tai Chi (Tai Ji) ................................................. 44, 55 Tawny Oaks ...................................................... 40 Teams Course ...................................................... 41 Theatre Educa on for Children ........................... 64 Tot Time............................................................... 23 Trails .................................................................... 33 Travel .............................................................. 50-51
Vagabond Tours .............................................. 50-51 Visual Arts............................................................ 62 Volleyball ..................................... 12-13, 68, 75, 78 Volunteerism .................................................. 96-98
Weddings...................................................... 99-100 Weight Loss .................................................... 10-11 Wi eball ............................................................. 75
Yoga .............................................37, 44, 52, 54, 67 Youth Sports ........................................................ 73
Zoo...................................................................25-28 Zumba ..................................................... 14, 64, 78
Turn to page 2 for Table of Contents by Age
Out looking for Pokémon®? Besides hun ng in our parks, you’ll nd PokéStops® at Peoria Zoo, Glen Oak Park’s Centennial Playground and Adventure Grove, Glen Oak Amphitheatre, Luthy Botanical Garden, Lakeview Park, Donovan Park, Kellogg Golf Course, RiverPlex, Forest Park Nature Center, Grandview Drive and along the Rock Island Greenway. Plus, Franciscan Rec Complex, RiverPlex, Forest Park Nature Center, and the Noble Center are gyms!
Look for this symbol throughout the Playbook... it’s next to events that need volunteers!
2017 Winter Playbook Table of Contents 1
VOLUNTEER! pgs. 96-98


Table of Contents by Age
TOTS & PRESCHOOLERS
Baseball (3-6).......................................... 69, 73 Basketball (3-6)........................................73-74 Dance/Tumbling (2+)..............................57, 59 Easter Egg Fes val (1-12)..............................54 Easter Egg Hunt and Carnival (3-12).............79 Easter Egg Scramble (0-9) ............................27 Explosion Cheer Team (4-16)........................60 Golf Lessons/Clubs (3-11) ......................45, 47 Happy Feet (2-5) ..........................................71 Hockey (3-13) ......................................... 20, 73 Ice Ska ng Lessons (3-6) ..............................19 Li le Pint/Pee Wee Sports (3-6) ..............72-73 Motor Mites Gym (1-5) ................................53 Northtrail Park Egg Hunt (0-10)................3, 55 Preschool Party (2-5) ...................................36 Preschool Splash (1-5) .................................. 14 Proctor’s Playhouse (0-5) .............................77 Soccer (2-5) .............................................71-73 Swim Lessons (6 mos.-7 yrs)....................15-16 Tot Time (1-3) ............................................... 23 Totally Tots (1-5) ........................................... 13 Underwater Egg Hunt (3-8) ..........................14 Zoo Tots (2-4)................................................27
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
A er School Programs (6-15) ................. 77, 80 Ar st’s Pale e (7-14)....................................62 Baseball Clinics (6-12) ...................... 69, 70, 78 Basketball (4-14)............................... 74, 77, 78 Cheer/Dance (4-13).................................57-60 Coach Pitch (6-8) .........................................69 Container Gardens for Kids (6-12)................30 Crea ve Clay Building (6-14) ........................62 Crochet (9+)..................................................55 Dance Classes (6-16)................................57-59 Drop-in Art Studio (6+) ................................. 62 Easter Egg Hunt and Carnival (3-12).............54 Easter Egg Fes val (1-12) .............................79 Easter Egg Scramble (0-9) ............................27 Explosion Cheer Team (4-16)........................60 Fencing (5-14)...............................................56 Forest Fairy Tea Party ...................................36 Gardening ..................................................... 53 Golf Lessons (7+) .....................................45-46 Guitar (8+) .................................................... 65 Hockey (3-13) ...............................................20 Home School Classes:
AquaPlex (5-16)..........................................17 Forest Park Nature Center (6-12)...............36 Luthy Botanical Garden (5-13) ................... 30 Peoria Zoo (ages 5-13) ...............................27 Peoria PlayHouse (ages 5-13) ....................24
Ice Ska ng Lessons (7+)................................19 Kid and Family Workshops (4-14).................23 Kni ng (9+)..................................................55 Magic (8+) ....................................................55 Messy Monsters (6-9)...................................62 Minors and Majors (9-12) ............................70 Mixed Media (6-12)......................................62 Morning Bird Hike ........................................37 Owl Prowl (5+)..............................................37 Peoria Youth Orchestra ................................79 Piano (5-13)..................................................66 Reverse Science Fair ..................................... 37
Soccer .....................................................71-72 Spring Break Camps (5-14) ........................... 84 Summer Camps (5-14).............................84-95 Swim Lessons (7-15) ................................15-17 Theatre Educa on for Children ....................63 Trumpet ........................................................ 65 Winter Survival.............................................36
YOUNG ADULT - ADULT
Basket Weaving (13+) ..................................36 Bird Watching (10+)......................................43 Birding Tour (14+).........................................36 Boxing (10-18) .............................................. 78 Cake Decora ng (12+) ..................................56 Drop-in Art Studio (13+) ............................... 62 Ecological Workdays (14+)............................38 Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt (10-13) ...............54 Garlic Mustard Pull (16+)..............................38 HRYC Grow Our Own Scholarship Program .. 83 Ice Ska ng Lessons (7+)................................19 Lea ess Tree ID (10+) ...................................37 Paint a Wren House (6-12) ...........................36 Photography (16+).................................. 43, 56 Piano (14+) ................................................... 66 Pony Baseball (13-14) ..................................70 Tai Ji (ages 16+).............................................55 Volleyball Leagues (14-18)......................75, 78 Volunteerism (14+)..................................96-98 Winter Birding (12+).....................................39 Workforce Innova on and Opportunity Act.83 Yoga (13+) ............................. 37, 44, 52, 54, 67 Zumba (14+) ..................................... 14, 67, 78
ADULTS ONLY: 18+
Adult Maker Space Nights ............................ 23 Badminton .................................................... 68 Basketball (Open Gyms) ...............................67 Dance Classes ..........................................60-61 Dodgeball League.........................................75 Gardening................................................30-31 GED Classes .................................................. 81 Golf Lessons/Clinics......................................45 Good Eats from the Garden..........................30 Hockey League..............................................21 Ice Ska ng Lessons/Adults ...........................19 Men’s Chess, Pool & Dominoes Club............77 Kick Back.......................................................80 Kickball League.............................................75 Landscape Consulta on ...............................29 Losing Weight ......................................... 10, 11 Moonlight Coali on................................ 81, 83 Pain ng a Winter Scene ...............................40 Personal Training ................................ 8, 10, 44 Pickleball .................................... 12, 53, 68, 75 Rela onships...Botanically Speaking ............30 Romance at the Zoo .....................................26 Soccer .......................................................... 72 So ball ......................................................... 76 Swimming Lessons .......................................17 Tours ........................................................50-51 Volleyball Leagues .................................. 12, 75 Volleyball, Open ..........................................68 Wi eball ..................................................... 75 Zoo ni .......................................................... 27 FAMILY PROGRAMS
A Night at the Casbah ..................................59 All-Star Basketball Game .............................. 78 Animal Encounters ............................26-27, 37 Barn Dance ................................................... 40 Behind the Scenes Zoo Tour ......................... 26 Black History Program .................................79 Blood Drive...................................................79 Book Sale .....................................................52 Breakfast at the Zoo .....................................27 Camp Open House........................................84 Celebra ng Spring Party...............................80 Chill Billy Winter Spor ng Event...................39 Civil War Spring Drill ....................................41 Concerts ....................................................... 38 Community Garage Sales .......................54, 80 Dance Recital................................................59 Doggie Easter Egg Hunt ................................ 39 Drama Fes val..............................................63 Eagles on the Illinois River............................40 Essen al Oils Classes .................................... 26 Fes val.......................................................... 38 Family Workshops ........................................23 Frogwatch Training ....................................... 26 Garden Walks ............................................... 30 Great American Cleanup .............................79 HISRA Registra on Fair.................................95 Ice Fishing ....................................................39 Kite Flying Day .............................................. 80 "Lion King, Jr."...............................................64 Logan Park Bicycle Fair .................................80 Maple Syrup Workshop................................40 Mother’s Day Hike .......................................38 Na onal Public Garden Day..........................30 Old Time Folk & Country Jam.......................37 Peoria POPS Spring Concert .........................65 Pioneer Days.................................................41 Remarkable Rep les.....................................27 River Spirit Flute Circle .................................37 Signs of Spring .............................................. 38 Songs from the Woods ................................. 38 Spring Plant Sale...........................................30 St. Patrick's Day Snake Lore..........................37 Wild ower Walk...........................................38 Winter Wonder Walks .................................. 37 Year of the Roster.........................................26
ADULTS: 50+
50 Rock Sec on .......................................42-44 Senior So ball...............................................76
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Look for this symbol throughout the Playbook... it’s next to events that need volunteers!
VOLUNTEER! pgs. 96-98


Special Events
Reset Your Health. Reset Your Life. NOW IS THE TIME! Join RiverPlex Reset.
Kicko for RiverPlex Reset, our compe ve weight loss program, is January 21! This program runs January 21-April 8.
Call 282-1543 to sign up today!
$595/RiverPlex members, $645/non-members
Includes group training, nutri on coaching, Bod Pod sessions, and more!
Find out more at www.peoriaparks.org/RiverplexReset
See pages 8-13 for all RiverPlex training programs.
Northtrail Park
Easter Egg Hunt
Northtrail Park • Saturday, April 8th 12:00 pm • $4/child
CODE 77625 • Ages 0-3
CODE 77626 • Ages 4-6
CODE 77627 • Ages 7-10
We’ll have lots of candy and prized- lled eggs for children under 10. Egg hunt will start promptly at 12 pm. Registra on required.
It’s never too early to plan Summer Fun! See all our camp options starting on page 84.
More Egg Hunts:
Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt at Franciscan Rec Complex
Friday,4/7 • Ages 10-13 • See page 54
Easter Egg Fes val at Franciscan Rec Complex
Saturday, 4/8 • Ages 1-12 • See page 54
Easter Egg Scramble at Peoria Zoo
Saturday, 4/8 • Ages 0-9 • See page 27
Easter Egg Hunt & Carnival at Proctor Center
Friday,4/14 • Ages 3-12 • See page 79
Underwater Easter Egg Hunts at AquaPlex
Saturday, 4/15 • Ages 3-8 • See page 14
Doggie Easter Egg Hunt at Camp Wokanda
Saturday, 4/15• All ages • See page 39
2017 Winter Playbook
Special Programs
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peoriaparks.org • facebook.com/peoriaparkdistrict • twitter.com/peoriaparkdist
January 2017 Drop In Events - No Registration Necessary
SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
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Happy New Year!
Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Body Condi oning, p. 54 Maj Jongg, p. 43
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
Open Pickleball, p. 12 Motor Mites, p. 53
Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Men’s Club, p. 77
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Motor Mites, p. 53
Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Eagles on the Illinois River,
Maj Jongg, p. 43
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Adult Badminton, p. 68 Old Time Folk & Country
Registra on Opens, p. 106
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
Owl Prowl, p. 37
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Classic Movie, p. 42 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
Park Board Mee ng
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Motor Mites, p. 53
Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Winter Wonder Walks,
Jam, p. 37
Animal Encounters, p. 37 Tot Time, p. 23
Garden Walk, p. 30
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Body Condi oning, p. 54 Maj Jongg, p. 43
Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Men’s Club, p. 77
p. 37
Peoria Youth Orchestra
Event, p. 39 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Adult Badminton, p. 68 Garden Walk, p. 30
Reverse Science Fair, P. 37 Maj Jongg, p. 43
Adult Volleyball, p. 68, 75 Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Body Condi oning, p. 54
HISRA Registra on Fair, p. 95
Open Pickleball, p. 12 Motor Mites, p. 53
Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Men’s Club, p. 77
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Motor Mites, p. 53
Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 River Spirit Flute Circle,
Adult Badminton, p. 68 Garden Walk, p. 30 Adult Kick Back, p. 80
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Adult Volleyball, p. 68, 75 Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Maj Jongg, p. 43
Body Condi oning, p. 54
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 iPhone Beyond the Basics,
Park Board Mee ng
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Motor Mites, p. 53
Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Winter Wonder Walks,
29 30 31
Proctor’s Playhouse, p.77
Preschool Splash, p. 14
Adult Badminton, p. 68 Animal Encounters, p. 37 Garden Walk, p. 30
Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Adult Volleyball, p. 68, 75 Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Body Condi oning, p. 54
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Digital Photography for
Let your kids have an adventure in Proctor’s Playhouse while you socialize with other parents. We have scooters, tricycles, wagons, play mats and skates. Parents must stay with their children. Ages 6 months-5 years Mon-Wed • 1/9-4/5, 10 am-12 pm • $1
AquaPlex at the RiverPlex Monday-Friday, 10-11:30 am
Ages 1-5 • Ongoing through May 12
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
p. 37
RiverPlex Reset Kicko ,
p. 43
Preschool Splash, p. 14 Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
iPhone
Preschool Splash, p. 14 Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
$3/PERSON, FREE FOR MEMBERS
Maj Jongg, p. 43
Maj Jongg, p. 43
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
Open Pickleball, p. 12 Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Men’s Club, p. 77
Maj Jongg, p. 43
p. 37
p. 37
Enrollment, p. 79
Chill Billy Winter Spor ng
p. 10


2017 Winter Playbook Drop-In Calendar
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February 2017 Drop In Events - No Registration Necessary
SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
Show the Park Some Love, p. 37
Open Pickleball, p. 12 Motor Mites, p. 53
Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Preschool Splash, p. 14 Maj Jongg, p. 43
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Motor Mites, p. 53 Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Adult Pickleball, p. 68
Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44
Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54
2/1-2/14 • During Regular Business Hours
Drop by Forest Park Nature Center any me from Feb. 1st through
Valen ne’s Day to leave a love note for the park! We will have paper,
crayons, markers and more set up in the bird room to let your crea vity
y. Let us know why you love the nature center! You can either hang up
your Forest Park Valen ne to display, or leave it in the mailbox provided for sta to read.
Preschool Splash, p. 14
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5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Adult Badminton, p. 68 Tot Time, p. 23
Garden Walk, p. 30
Motor Mites, p. 53
Maj Jongg, p. 43
Adult Volleyball, p. 68, 75 Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Body Condi oning, p. 54
Black History Program, p. 79 Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
Park Board Mee ng
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Motor Mites, p. 53 Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Lea ess Tree ID, p. 37 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44
Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54
Owl Prowl, p. 37
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
Open Pickleball, p. 12 Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Maj Jongg, p. 43
Preschool Splash, p. 14
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Adult Badminton, p. 68 Old Time Folk & Country
Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Adult Volleyball, p. 68, 75 Preschool Splash, p. 14 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Body Condi oning, p. 54
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Classic Movie, p. 42 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
Open Pickleball, p. 12 Preschool Splash, p. 14 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Men’s Club, p. 77
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Motor Mites, p. 53
Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 River Spirit Flute Circle,
Jam, p. 37
Animal Encounters, p. 37 Garden Walk, p. 30
p. 37
Maj Jongg, p. 43
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Garden Walk, p. 30
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Adult Volleyball, p. 68, 75 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Maj Jongg, p. 43
Body Condi oning, p. 54
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
Park Board Mee ng
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Motor Mites, p. 53
Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Lea ess Tree ID, p. 37 Blood Drive, p. 75
26 27 28
Adult Badminton, p. 68 Animal Encounters, p. 37 Garden Walk, p. 30 Adult Kick Back, p. 80
Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Adult Volleyball, p. 68, 75 Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Preschool Splash, p. 14 Core and More, p. 44 Body Condi oning, p. 54
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
Open Basketball, p. 78
Adult Fitness, p. 67
Open Pickleball, p. 12 Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Men’s Club, p. 77
Maj Jongg, p. 43
Proctor Recrea on Center
Check out the variety of classes you can a end!
Monday-Friday: 9 am-2 pm and 7-9 pm Saturdays: 10 am-1 pm
Join us for full court basketball. Don’t forget to bring an extra pair of shoes!


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MONDAY
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WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
Mah Jongg, p. 43
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Pickleball, p. 12 Motor Mites, p. 53
Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Men’s Club, p. 77
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Motor Mites, p. 53
Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
Noble Center
Franciscan Recrea on
Mondays and Wednesday, ongoing 1-3 pm $3/session or $25/10 visit punch card
Center
Open Gym for Ages 1-5 Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays
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Maj Jongg, p. 43
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Adult Badminton, p. 68 Garden Walk, p. 30
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Adult Volleyball, p. 68, 75 Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14 Body Condi oning, p. 54
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
Park Board Mee ng
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Motor Mites, p. 53
Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
A Night at the Casbah, p. 59
Open Pickleball, p. 12 Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Men’s Club, p. 77
Maj Jongg, p. 43
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Adult Badminton, p. 68 Old Time Folk & Country
Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Adult Volleyball, p. 68, 75 Maj Jongg, p. 43
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Classic Movie, p. 42 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
Open Pickleball, p. 12 Motor Mites, p. 53
Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Men’s Club, p. 77
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Book Smarts: Peer Review,
Motor Mites, p. 53
Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Remarkable Rep les, p. 27 River Spirit Flute Circle,
Jam, p. 37
St. Patrick’s Day Snake Lore,
p. 37
Kite Flying Day, p. 80
p. 37
Tot Time, p. 23 Garden Walk, p. 30
Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Body Condi oning, p. 54
p. 43
Preschool Splash, p. 14
Maj Jongg, p. 43
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Adult Badminton, p. 68 Garden Walk, p. 30
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Maj Jongg, p. 43
Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Body Condi oning, p. 54
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
Park Board Mee ng
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Motor Mites, p. 53
Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
Adult Badminton, p. 68 Garden Walk, p. 30 Adult Kick Back, p. 80
Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Adult Volleyball, p. 68, 75 Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
Open Pickleball, p. 12 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Men’s Club, p. 77
Maj Jongg, p. 43
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Community Garage Sale,
Maj Jongg, p. 43
Open Pickleball, p. 12 Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Maj Jongg, p. 43
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Adult Badminton, p. 68 Clean the Hill!, p. 37 Garden Walk, p. 30
Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Maj Jongg, p. 43
Adult Volleyball, p. 68 Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Body Condi oning, p. 54
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
Open Pickleball, p. 12 Motor Mites, p. 53
Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Men’s Club, p. 77
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Motor Mites, p. 53
Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Spring Floral Show, p. 30 Preschool Splash, p. 14 Flashlight Egg Hunt, p. 54
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Spring Floral Show, p. 30 Tell Your Story, p. 79 Easter Egg Fes val, p. 54 Easter Egg Scramble, p. 27
Maj Jongg, p. 43
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Adult Badminton, p. 68 Golf Learning Center Grand Opening Demo Day, p. 47
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Adult Volleyball, p. 68, 75 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Body Condi oning, p. 54
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Classic Movie, p. 42 Preschool Splash, p. 14 Spring Floral Show, p. 30 Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
Park Board Mee ng
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14 Spring Floral Show, p. 30
Motor Mites, p. 53
Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Preschool Splash, p. 14 Spring Floral Show, p. 30 Easter Egg Hunt, p. 79 Underwater Egg Hunt,
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
River Spirit Flute Circle, p. 37 Morning Bird Hike, p. 37 Spring Photo Scavenger Hunt,
Old Time Folk & Country Jam, p. 37
Open Pickleball, p. 12 Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Men’s Club, p. 77
Maj Jongg, p. 43
p. 38
Spring Floral Show, p. 30 Doggie Egg Hunt, p. 39 All-Star Basketball, p. 78
Garden Walk, p. 30 Spring Floral Show, p. 30
p. 14
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Adult Badminton, p. 68 Garden Walk, p. 30 Spring Floral Show, p. 30
Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Adult Volleyball, p. 68, 75 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Preschool Splash, p. 144 Core and More, p. 44 Body Condi oning, p. 54 Maj Jongg, p. 43
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
Open Pickleball, p. 12 Motor Mites, p. 53 Wild ower Walk, p. 38 Maj Jongg, p. 43
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Motor Mites, p. 53
Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Earth Day Fes val, p. 38 Book Sale, p. 52
Tell Your Story, p.79
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Spring Plant Sale, p 30 Garden Walk, p. 30
SPLASH POOL/OPEN SWIM HOURS. p. 14
Spring Floral Show - April 7-17, p. 30
AquaPlex at the RiverPlex
Luthy Botanical Garden
Enjoy our 2-story waterslide, lazy river, splash equipment and zero-depth pool. Monday-Friday, 5-8 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 12-7 pm
Step inside our Conservatory this spring and see a botanical wonderland of tropical plants, spring plants and, of course, lilies! This show is a community tradi on and a wonderful way to greet spring with family and friends. Free admission, dona ons accepted.
Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Men’s Club, p. 77
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Adult Badminton, p. 68 Signs of Spring Walk, p. 38 Tot Time, p. 23
Garden Walk, p. 30
Book Sale, p. 52
Adult Kick Back, p. 80
Motor Mites, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8 Adult Volleyball, p. 68, 75 Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Drop-in Yoga, p. 37, 52, 54 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Book Sale, p. 52
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Job Hunt at Logan, p. 80
Park Board Mee ng
Open Pickleball, p. 53
Open Climb Hours, p. 8
50 Rock Walk & More, p. 44 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Motor Mites, p. 53
Adult Pickleball, p. 68 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Spring Plant Sale, p 30 Preschool Splash, p. 14
Junior Golf Open House, p. 47 Open Climb Hours, p. 8
Spring Plant Sale, p 30
Great American Cleanup, p. 79
Proctor’s PlayHouse, p. 77 Fun and Fit Over 50, p. 44 Core and More, p. 44 Drop-in Yoga, p. 52, 54 Drop-in Art Studio, p. 62 Men’s Club, p. 77
Maj Jongg, p. 43


RiverPlex Recreation & Wellness Center
600 NE Water St. • 282-1700 • www.riverplex.org
facebook.com/RiverPlex @peoriariverplex
RiverPlex Memberships
All RiverPlex memberships include:
Fitness Center • AquaPlex • Elevated 1/8 Mile Indoor Track • Group Exercise Classes • Members Gym • Locker Rooms, Steam Room and Sauna • Climbing Wall
Every new RiverPlex member receives:
Healthy Start Program • Bod Pod or Personal Wellness Pro le
Members also receive reduced prices on:
Kidz Korner • Day Camp • Swim Lessons • Personal Training • Towel Service
Ready to become a member? Come meet our sta and take a tour! Stop in or call 691-1542.
RiverPlex Use by Non-Members
Drop in for the Day: Pay a daily fee for full access to the facility. You’ll enjoy everything full members do for just $11/day for adults.
Drop in for Classes: Buy a single class or 10-visit
pass for $50 and par cipate in any one of our 100+ tness and aqua c exercise classes each week.
Register for Swim Lessons or Rec Programs: The RiverPlex o ers dozens of Learn-To-Swim classes, along with camps and special events. Swim lessons are on pages 14-17.
Rock Climbing Wall
Free For Members During Open Climb Hours Cost For Non-Members is $5.00*
Try our 30-foot climbing wall! It features mul ple routes and can accommodate all skill levels and ages.
Open Climb Hours
subject to change - see www.peoriaparks.org/rockwall
Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays: 4-9 pm (age 16+ only from 7-9 pm) Saturdays: 11 am-3 pm
*Pay at the front desk. Punch Cards available.
Whether it’s a weekly 15 minute sports massage a er a tness class, a Runners Therapy post-race, or a therapeu c session for a speci c ache, pain, or injury, our licensed massage therapists can help you ReNew your muscles and have you feeling ready for more. Schedule an appointment today and discover the ReNew experience. Special pricing for RiverPlex members. Call now to schedule your appointment: (309) 829-2004.
AT A GLANCE
The RiverPlex Recrea on and Wellness Center is the culmina on of a partnership between the Peoria Park District and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.
It is designed to o er a unique, holis c approach to recrea on and wellness, tness and preventa ve health care services and a host of leisure programs. It includes an indoor cycling studio, indoor family aqua c center, climbing wall,
1/8 mile elevated running track, arena, aerobic/dance studio, 15,900 sq. . tness oor, massage area, steam rooms and sauna, kitchen, and classrooms.
SUPERVISOR Sue Wheeler [email protected]
HOURS
Mon-Fri 5 am-10 pm Sat-Sun 7 am-7 pm
4/16 Closed
Find weather-related closings at www.riverplex.org
BIRTHDAYS See pg. 103
RENT THE RIVERPLEX See pg. 100
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RiverPlex Recreation & Wellness Center 600 NE Water St. • 282-1700 • www.riverplex.org
Training Programs
Contact Jus n Bolkema at (309) 282-1506 or [email protected] for more informa on on these programs, or sign up at the RiverPlex Front Desk.
Standard Pricing for all RiverPlex Training Programs
Unless otherwise noted, pricing for training programs is: 6 sessions – $69/members, $99/non-members
10 sessions - $115/members, $165/non-members
12 sessions – $125/members, $180/non-members
16 sessions – $160/members, $240/non-members
Women with Weights 101
2/21-3/14 • Tuesdays at 6 am and 6 pm
Members $50/Non-members $65
• Warm-Up, Weight Training, Core/Cardio, and Cool-Down/ Educa onal session.
• Focus on building lean muscle necessary for weight loss/toning.
• Learn weight training techniques, exercises and equipment.
• Learn how to incorporate weight training into your current
workout regimen.
Women with Weights 102
3/21-4/11 • Tuesdays at 6 am and 6 pm
Members $50/Non-members $65
Learn how to be er strengthen your core: abdomen, lower back, hips and pelvic oor muscles. A large number of women su er from bladder control issues while exercising, lower back pain, and more. A end this class and learn how to develop a strength workout in the weight room that’s right for you!
Cardio Core
2/23-3/31 • Thursdays at 5:30 pm and Fridays at 5:30 am
This class is exactly what it sounds like - one full hour of a cardio and core combina on that will melt calories, tone your muscles, and crank up your metabolism throughout the day using bodyweight/low impact exercises, the tness oor, the training studio, outdoors, and a variety of training modali es. This class will be intense no ma er your tness level.
Race Your Level
4/17-5/22 • Mondays at 6 pm
Want to take your training further? Check out Race Your Level. All sessions include Func onal Movement Screening on the rst Monday and last Monday of the session. Results along with recommenda ons will be emailed a er the rst screening.
Boot Camp
2/28-4/6 • Tuesdays at 5:30 am and 5:30 pm and Thursdays at 5:30 am
Boot Camp personal trainers will push you through strength training, core work and
more during this intense 60 minute class. You can expect to gain muscle, lose fat mass, and feel like a be er version of you a er these 6 weeks!
BurnZone
4/18-5/25
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 am, 9 am, and 5:30 pm This program uses Science and Technology partnered with E ort and Intensity to ensure you are training at an op mal level. Heart Rate monitors and carefully planned training sessions will ensure each and every individual is within their Target Heart Rate Zone.
*Must bring your own heart rate monitoring system and chest strap which you can purchase at the OSF Marketplace **Must bring a high level of e ort and ability to tolerate loud music and intensity
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Maximize Calorie Burn Sync With Your Smartphone Challenge Your Friends EFFORT REWARDED
HIRT HIGH INTENSITY RESISTANCE TRAINING
What if you could burn loads of calories and build lean muscle at the SAME me in just an hour or less? Good news – you can but it might H.I.R.T! High Intensity Resistance Training is a form of exercise that will push your body to its ul mate limits.
-HIIT/Tabata/Cross t style training but with individualized modi ca ons and progressions to best suit each individual -Strength training for fat loss
-Increase metabolism-boos ng muscle
-Burn more calories in less me
-Increase anaerobic and aerobic endurance
By incorpora ng weight training and cardio into a fast paced rou ne while you’re racing against the me clock – you’ll be working both aerobically and anaerobically to torch calories and build lean muscle. It’ll be quick, it’ll be sweaty, and it’ll be worth it!
H.I.R.T!
1/10-2/16 • Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 am, 9 am, and
6 pm
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boot camp


Reset Your Health. Reset Your Life. NOW IS THE TIME!
Peoria Park District’s RiverPlex Recrea on and Wellness Center and OSF Wellness Services are proud to sponsor RiverPlex Reset. Let us help you reclaim your health!
The program begins January 21, 2017 with an orienta on and kick o event, where all par cipant’s star ng weight will be recorded. Compe on and training begins the week of January 23, 2017 and will end on April 18, 2017.
RiverPlex Reset is for individuals age 18 and older who have more than 15 pounds to lose.
What’s Included:
• Group Personal Training sessions 2x a week for 12 weeks
• Nutri on sessions with OSF
1x a week for 10 weeks (choose from two me slots)
• 2 Wellness Coaching sessions
• 2 PT Coaching sessions
• Weigh-ins weekly
• 1 Bod Pod Test (tests body fat %)
• Circumference measurements
• 2 Fitness Tests
• T-shirt
• Prize opportuni es during & at the end of the program
Find out more at www.peoriaparks.org/RiverplexReset
Program Structure:
• Par cipants will compete against one another to lose weight and body fat.
• Each individual will be put on a team of six to eight people.
• Each team will have 2 personal trainers to train them twice a week for 12 weeks.
• Nutri on sessions led by a licensed OSF Registered Die an.
$595/RiverPlex members, $645/non-members
Sign up by 12/23 for a discount!
Spring Break Camp
April 10-17 • Ages 5-12
6:45 am-5:30 pm
Have a blast during your winter break from school! Our professional sta provides a wide variety of ac vi es including games, sport ac vi es, arts and cra s, play me in the AquaPlex and more! Bring your own lunch and we will provide an a ernoon snack and drink. Don’t forget your suit and towel!
Member/Resident Cost: $30/day, $170/en re camp Non-Resident Cost: $34/day, $194/en re camp ENTIRE CAMP CODE: 76488
Follow Camp on Facebook! www.facebook.com/RiverplexDayCamp
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M: 4/10
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Tu: 4/11
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W: 4/12
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Th: 4/13
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F: 4/14
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THE ARENA:
With 18,000 square feet, the arena includes three basketball courts with par ons, bleachers with sea ng for up to 300, accessible restrooms and locker rooms, as well as two separate entrances.
Hourly rates depend on group size and range from $60.00/hour per court to $165.00/hour for the full Arena plus sta ng.
Call 282-1508 for more informa on.
OSF Wellness Services at the RiverPlex
Medical Exercise/SilverSneakers® Program
This medically based wellness program o ers a wide range of exercise and educa on classes that can enrich your overall health. Whether you have a chronic health condi on requiring medical supervision
or simply want to have fun taking care of your body, our health professionals can help. We o er more than 60 land and water exercise classes as well as weekly wellness educa on. A physician’s consent is required.
Fitness for Parkinson’s disease
Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease? The focus of this medically supervised class is to improve exibility, endurance, balance, strength, and overall well-being. Classes accommodate all tness levels and a physician’s consent is required.
Group Warm and Cool Water Classes
Warm water classes are designed to help you
decrease pain and s ness, improve range of mo on,
and strengthen muscles. The water eliminates pressure from joints and allows freedom
to maximize the intensity of
workouts for greater bene t.
Mul ple Sclerosis Cool Water
Classes focus on stretching,
strengthening, balance, coordina on, increasing circula on and reducing spas city. You can easily access the pools by using a double handrail stairway or a chair li .
Fitness Coaching
Do you need help developing a personalized exercise rou ne? Meet with an OSF Exercise Specialist to set up your tness program and set wellness goals. Our specialists dedicate themselves in helping individuals with chronic health condi ons.
Sports Nutri on Coaching
Are you training for an event, involved in athle cs, or simply wan ng to know more about exercise and nutri on? Our registered die an will guide you towards healthier ea ng through a personalized sports nutri on coaching plan. Sessions include calorie and nutrient recommenda ons, meal plans and ps for achieving long-term health and wellness success.
The Bod Pod®
Have you ever wondered what your body fat percentage is? The Bod Pod® is the most accurate body composi on assessment device available to measure lean body mass, body fat percentage and res ng metabolic rate. Body composi on tells you more about your state of tness than a scale or your physical appearance. Call 309- 282-1600 to schedule your Bod Pod.
Weight Management Services
If you have made weight loss a empts in the past, only to regain the weight, then it’s me to try something di erent. Partner with us to get the whole picture of your health and map out the best plan of ac on to get the weight o for good. You will meet with an Advanced Prac ce Nurse (APN) for a medical evalua on, Bod Pod test (body composi on), measurements, and any necessary blood work. Your plan of ac on could include any of the following: personal nutri on counseling, tness coaching, Lose it for Life (group class), HMR Program for Weight Management, or surgical weight loss. We’re in it for the long haul. Even a er you’ve reached your goal weight, you’ll have support to keep the weight o for good.
OSF Surgical Weight Loss Center of Excellence
OSF Wellness Services and Peoria Surgical Group work together to guide individuals through weight loss surgery and provide the tools needed to live a new healthy lifestyle.
Please call 309-282-1600 for more informa on about the OSF Wellness Services or visit our website www.os ealthcare.org/saint-francis/services/healthy-living/
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Paws to Read
Children of all ages are invited to read books with a special canine friend for a dog-gone good me. Par cipants will receive a cer cate, book mark and lots of a en on from an adoring dog. Jan 28 • Fondulac Library • 1 pm
Feb 25 • Chillicothe Library • 10 am
March 11 • Morton Library • 11 am
April 11 • Peoria Public Library,
Lakeview Branch • 11:30 am
May 6 • Washington Library, • 1 pm
Pet First Aid Class
March 4 • 9 am-12 pm • $40
The Peoria Humane Society will host a special course for pet lovers. Par cipants will learn how to prepare for common pet emergencies, including:
• CPR & First Aid Breathing
• Relief of Choking
• Symptoms & Care for Common Ailments
and Emergencies
• Instruc ons for Pet First Aid Kit
Education Center • 2600 NE Perry Ave. Call 672-2447 to register!
Adult Sports at the RiverPlex
To sign up for RiverPlex Volleyball Leagues, please email Dave Branyan at [email protected] Emails must include player names, emails and cell phone numbers. Please be sure you receive a con rma on reply. For more informa on please email or call (309) 360-0111.
NEW at the RiverPlex
Open Play Pickleball
Wednesday mornings through May 24, 9am – noon
INDOOR VOLLEYBALL
(Coed & Women’s 6’s)
AT THE RIVERPLEX
Whether you are looking to get started in this exciting sport or already have college or club experience, our leagues are a great place to have fun & meet new friends.
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2017 RIVERPLEX
ADULT WOMEN’S
VOLLEYBALL LEAGUES
Sunday’s
A & B divisions.
3 sessions each year – Jan-Mar, Sept-Oct, and Nov-Dec
Game times: 4:00pm, 5:00pm or 6:00pm
January – March session begins January 8
2017 RIVERPLEX
ADULT CO-ED
VOLLEYBALL LEAGUES
Tuesday & Wednesday Co-ed volleyball leagues 4-5 divisions each night
4 sessions each year – Jan – Feb, Mar-Apr, Sept-Oct, and Nov-Dec
Game times: 5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm or 8:30pm January – February sessions begin January 10 & 11
2017 RIVERPLEX
SUMMER SAND VOLLEYBALL LEAGUES
Starts the week of May 15, 2017 (weather permitting) Volleyball moves outdoors for the summer months at the RiverPlex. We have 10 courts located on the riverfront next to the RiverPlex. Register early! These leagues ll fast.


RiverPlex Recreation & Wellness Center 600 NE Water St. • 282-1700 • www.riverplex.org
Events and Programs in the Arena
Special Olympics (SO) Basketball Game Day January 7, 2017 Come watch HISRA’s SO Basketball teams ba le it out. If interested in volunteering contact HISRA at 309-691-1929.
4th Annual JEMS JAM
Presented by IL JEMS and IL HEAT
February 18-19, 2017
Grades 4th-8th grade
RiverPlex Gymnasium
Girls and Boys basketball shootout
3 games guaranteed for $150
Call Jonelle McCloud or Tory Davis for details 309-369-7788 or 309-472-9881
Peoria Mother of Twins Club Fall Clothing and Equipment Sale
Saturday, March 18, 2017
8 am-12 pm • $1.00 admission fee
18,000 sq. . full of infant and children's clothing, sizes Preemie to Juniors, strollers, car seats, toys, books, shoes, nursery decora ons, bibs, blankets, maternity clothing, diaper bags and MUCH more! Admission is free or you can donate to our 2017 philanthropy - METAvivor. Visit pmotsale.com for informa on.
Building Steam
Wednesdays, April 6 through June 15
Building Steam is an 11-week wellness program designed to help walkers, joggers and runners get ready for the Steamboat Classic 4-Mile Run/Walk or 4K Fun Run/Walk.
Trained volunteers coach par cipants on warm-ups, stretching, nutri on and prac ce—beginning slowly and “building up” for the trip to the Steamboat Classic nish line, June 17, 2017.
All ages, abili es and experience levels are welcome, and special programs are o ered for Boy Scouts (Scou ng Steam), young athletes (Rising Steam) and those with special needs (Access Steam). It’s a great way to get t, make friends and have fun!
Totally Tots: AGES 1-5
Tuesdays and Thursdays,
January 3 - April 27
9:30am-11:30am
$3/child Sign in at the Front desk
Children under 1 are free, please sign in and pay at the front desk. We ask there not to be any food or drink allowed in the gym due to food allergies please.
Junior Sports
Junior Girls and Boys Volleyball Program
This excellent program is the area leader in providing good fundamental volleyball skills to girls and boys in central Illinois. We encourage all poten al players to par cipate. The focus of the Eastside Volleyball Club, Inc. is to increase the level of play of volleyball throughout the area, including an Elite program. Visit www.eastsidevb.com or contact Tim at [email protected] or call (309) 699-8738.
A er great success in 2016 the Eastside Volleyball club will again partner the with RIVERPLEX SPORTS PERFORMANCE. Up to 2 nights per week the girls will work with their sta pre/post prac ce developing the sport speci c quali es required to reach their full poten al. Last year we averaged 3 inch improvements on ver cal jump, 3.2 inches on their approach, 10 inches on their broad jump, and a 1.3 second decrease in change of direc on me. Sta has elite level schooling, cer ca ons, and experience working with middle school through DI SEC volleyball teams. Not only will you become more powerful, fast, and e cient on the court, but will also signi cantly reduce your chances for injury. In addi on, we provide Mental Strength training to complement the strength training and give athletes that compe ve edge.
PRIVATE LESSONS
Girls JHS/Grade School Try-out/Assessment February 12, 2017
10U/12U
3:30 pm - Registra on
4:00 to 6:00 pm - On Court Try-out
13U/14U
5:30 pm - Registra on
6:00 to 8:00 pm - On Court Try-out
Call Tim Vandeschraaf at 309-699-8738 if would like to arrange private lessons with one of our excellent coaches.
2017 Winter Playbook RiverPlex
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AquaPlex at the RiverPlex 600 NE Water Street • 282-1531
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PLEASE NOTE
• Children 10 years and younger must be accompanied by a parent/guardian (age 17+) outside of open swim hours.
• During open hours, children 7 and under must be accompanied by a parent/ guardian (17+) in the pool area. Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water at all mes.
• We do not allow any outside in atables, which include, but are not limited to, arm wings and ra s of any kind.
• The whirlpool is for ages 17 and up.
BROWNIES/GIRL SCOUTS
OR CUB SCOUTS/BOY SCOUTS
Bring your troop in for an a ernoon of
fun at a special rate of $3/child. For an addi onal $2/child our instructors will help your troop earn their swim badges. Please call 282-1531 for available mes.
Water Aerobics
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 www.peoriaparks.org.
Aqua Zumba: Perfect for those looking
to make a splash by adding a low-impact, high-energy aqua c exercise to their tness rou ne. 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, addi onal exibility, 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).
Underwater
Egg Hunts
Saturday, April 15 at the AquaPlex Ages 3-8 • Fee-M/NM: $5/$7 Code 76638: 9:00-9:45 am Code 76637: 10:00-10:45 am
Forget the lawn - we’re hun ng for eggs underwater! Par cipants must pre-register and bring their own basket. Parents must accompany ages 3-5 into the pool.
COORDINATOR OF AQUATICS
Jordan Schertz: [email protected]
ADMISSION
RiverPlex members swim at NO charge. Admission for non-members:
Child 2 & under when
accompanied by a paid adult Free
Child (3-12 years) $5 Adult (13-61 years) $7 Senior (62 & up) $5 Spectator $2 Groups of 15 or more may qualify for special group rates. Call 282-1531 to make reserva ons.
SPLASH POOL/OPEN SWIM HOURS
Enjoy our 2-story waterslide, lazy river, splash equipment and zero-depth pool. Monday-Friday 5-8 pm Saturday and Sunday 12-7 pm
Spring Break Swim Schedule
The AquaPlex will have addi onal open swim hours during Spring Break: March 28-April 1 12-8 pm
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 $50. Monday-Friday 5 am-10 pm Saturday and Sunday 7 am-7 pm
AQUAPLEX BIRTHDAYS pg. 97-99
PRIVATE RENTALS
Held a er open hours, your group has exclusive rights to the Aqua c Center! Call 282-1531 for rates.
PRIVATE SWIMMING LESSONS
Available to swimmers of all ages and abili es, private lessons are a great way to get personalized instruc on tailored exactly to a swimmer’s individual needs. We will pair you up with one of our quali ed instructors and can set up a me that works with your schedule. For more informa on, contact Jordan at 282-1531 or stop by the pool o ce!
Monday-Friday, 10-11:30 am
Ages 1-5 • Ongoing through May 12 $3/person, free for members
Join us for this parent-child program in the leisure pool. Children enjoy the splash features and play sta ons with a parent or guardian who swims with them.
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OSF Arthri s: Join us for a workout in the warm water to improve your joint range of mo on and strength - there is easy entrance into the pool. A Physician Consent form is required. Call 282-1605 to register.
OSF Mul ple Sclerosis: Focus on stretching, joint range of mo on, muscle strengthening, balance and coordina on in a posi ve social se ng. A Physician Consent form is required. Call 282-1605 to register.
Run the Rapids: This class will give you the bene ts of running without all the stress on your body. Water shoes recommended.
Ai 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 condi oning class that includes a warm-up, cardio and strengthening and cool down.


YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A RIVERPLEX
MEMBER TO PARTICIPATE IN SWIM LESSONS. Fees: M = RiverPlex Members
R = Peoria Park District Residents, NR = Non-Residents
Explora on 1: Ages 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 ac vi es. Class is held in the warm water pool for added comfort.
Pre-Journey 1: Ages 4-7
This class is for children who have had NO swimming experience or who may be mid in ge ng into the water.
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76389
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
5:00-5:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76382
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
5:00-5:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76383
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
5:00-5:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76384
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
5:00-5:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76375
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
5:00-5:30 pm
$17/$19/$22
76388
Sa: 1/14-2/4
9:00-9:40 am
$22/$25/$29
76385
Sa: 2/11-3/4
9:00-9:40 am
$22/$25/$29
76386
Sa: 3/11-4/1
9:00-9:40 am
$22/$25/$29
76387
Sa: 4/8, 4/22, & 4/29
9:00-9:40 am
$17/$19/$22
76381
Sa: 5/6-5/13
9:00-9:40 am
$11/$13/$15
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76335
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76329
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76330
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76331
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76321
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
6:35-7:05 pm
$17/$19/$22
76336
Sa: 1/14-2/4
10:30-11:00 am
$22/$25/$29
76332
Sa: 2/11-3/4
10:30-11:00 am
$22/$25/$29
76333
Sa: 3/11-4/1
10:30-11:00 am
$22/$25/$29
76334
Sa: 4/8, 4/22 & 4/29
10:30-11:00 am
$15/$17/$19
76322
Sa: 5/13-5/20
10:30-11:00 am
$11/$13/$15
Journey 1: Ages 4-7
This course is for children who are comfortable in the water and have some water experience. This course will focus on oa ng, kicking, breathing and beginner strokes. Register early - class lls quickly!
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76451
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
5:30-6:00 pm
$29/$33/$37
76452
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76453
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76430
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
5:30-6:00 pm
$29/$33/$37
76431
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76432
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76433
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
5:30-6:00 pm
$29/$33/$37
76434
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76435
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76436
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
5:30-6:00 pm
$29/$33/$37
76437
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76438
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76390
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
5:30-6:00 pm
$17/$19/$22
76391
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
6:00-6:30 pm
$17/$19/$22
76392
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
7:10-7:40 pm
$17/$19/$22
76450
Sa: 1/14-2/4
9:00-9:40 am
$22/$25/$29
76449
Sa: 1/14-2/4
9:45-10:25 am
$22/$25/$29
76448
Sa: 1/14-2/4
10:30-11:10 am
$22/$25/$29
76439
Sa: 2/11-3/4
9:00-9:40 am
$22/$25/$29
76440
Sa: 2/11-3/4
9:45-10:25 am
$22/$25/$29
76441
Sa: 2/11-3/4
10:30-11:10 am
$22/$25/$29
76442
Sa: 3/11-4/1
9:00-9:40 am
$22/$25/$29
76443
Sa: 3/11-4/1
9:45-10:25 am
$22/$25/$29
76444
Sa: 3/11-4/1
10:30-11:10 am
$22/$25/$29
76445
Sa: 4/8, 4/22 & 4/29
9:00-9:40 am
$17/$19/$22
76446
Sa: 4/8, 4/22 & 4/29
9:45-10:25 am
$17/$19/$22
76447
Sa: 4/8, 4/22 & 4/29
10:30-11:10 am
$17/$19/$22
76419
Sa: 5/6-5/13
9:00-9:40 am
$11/$13/$15
76420
Sa: 5/6-5/13
9:45-10:25 am
$11/$13/$15
76421
Sa: 5/6-5/13
10:30-11:10 am
$11/$13/$15
Explora on 2: Ages 24 months-3 years
This class is speci cally for toddlers and adults to enjoy and learn together. An instructor will lead the adults through di erent swim exercises and ac vi es to promote independent swimming for the child. This class is held in the warm water pool for added comfort.
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76350
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76343
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76344
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76345
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76342
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
7:10-7:40 pm
$17/$19/$22
76349
Sa: 1/14-2/4
9:45-10:15 am
$22/$25/$29
76346
Sa: 2/11-3/4
9:45-10:15 am
$22/$25/$29
76347
Sa: 3/11-4/1
9:45-10:15 am
$22/$25/$29
76348
Sa: 4/8, 4/22 & 4/29
9:45-10:15 am
$17/$19/$22
76337
Sa: 5/6-5/13
9:45-10:15 am
$11/$13/$15
Voyagers: Age 3
This is an introduc on to swimming for toddlers who have a ended Explora on 1 and/or Explora on 2 and have been promoted into this class, or are 3 years old at the start of the class. Par cipants will learn water independence, basic water movement and oats in the warm water pool. Adults are not in the water with children in this class. Register early - class lls quickly!
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76374
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
5:30-6:00 pm
$29/$33/$37
76367
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
5:30-6:00 pm
$29/$33/$37
76368
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
5:30-6:00 pm
$29/$33/$37
76369
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
5:30-6:00 pm
$29/$33/$37
76370
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
5:30-6:00 pm
$17/$19/$22
76373
Sa: 1/14-2/4
9:45-10:15 am
$22/$25/$29
76371
Sa: 2/11-3/4
9:45-10:15 am
$22/$25/$29
76372
Sa: 3/11-4/1
9:45-10:15 am
$22/$25/$29
76351
Sa: 4/8, 4/22 & 4/29
9:45-10:15 am
$17/$19/$22
76352
Sa: 5/6-5/13
9:45-10:15 am
$11/$13/$15
2017 Winter Playbook
AquaPlex
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AquaPlex at the RiverPlex 600 NE Water Street • 282-1531
Learn to Swim With Gus & Goldie!
Journey 2: Ages 4-7
Children MUST know how to oat, 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 bu er y kicking.
Discovery 1: Ages 7-14
This class is for kids with li le or no experience in the water. They will learn water adjustment, breathing, oa ng, kicking and basic strokes.
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76480
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
5:30-6:00 pm
$29/$33/$37
76481
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76454
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
5:30-6:00 pm
$29/$33/$37
76466
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76467
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
5:30-6:00 pm
$29/$33/$37
76455
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76468
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
5:30-6:00 pm
$29/$33/$37
76469
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76471
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
5:30-6:00 pm
$17/$19/$22
76470
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
6:00-6:30 pm
$17/$19/$22
76479
Sa: 1/14-2/4
9:00-9:40 am
$22/$25/$29
76472
Sa: 1/14-2/4
9:45-10:25 am
$22/$25/$29
76473
Sa: 2/11-3/4
9:00-9:40 am
$22/$25/$29
76474
Sa: 2/11-3/4
9:45-10:25 am
$22/$25/$29
76475
Sa: 3/11-4/1
9:00-9:40 am
$22/$25/$29
76476
Sa: 3/11-4/1
9:45-10:25 am
$22/$25/$29
76477
Sa: 4/8, 4/22 & 4/29
9:00-9:40 am
$17/$19/$22
76478
Sa: 4/8, 4/22 & 4/29
9:45-10:25 am
$17/$19/$22
76456
Sa: 5/6-5/13
9:00-9:40 am
$11/$13/$15
76457
Sa: 5/6-5/13
9:45-10:25 am
$11/$13/$15
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76515
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76516
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76517
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76503
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76504
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
6:00-6:30 pm
$17/$19/$22
76521
Sa: 1/14-2/4
9:00-9:40 am
$22/$25/$29
76518
Sa: 2/11-3/4
9:00-9:40 am
$22/$25/$29
76519
Sa: 3/11-4/1
9:00-9:40 am
$22/$25/$29
76520
Sa: 4/8, 4/22 & 4/29
9:00-9:40 am
$17/$19/$22
76505
Sa: 5/6-5/13
9:00-9:40 am
$11/$13/$15
Discovery 2: Ages 7-14
Children MUST know how to oat, 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 bu er y kicking.
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76537
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76538
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76539
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76540
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76523
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
6:35-7:05 pm
$17/$19/$22
76541
Sa: 1/14-2/4
10:30-11:10 am
$22/$25/$29
76542
Sa: 2/11-3/4
10:30-11:10 am
$22/$25/$29
76543
Sa: 3/11-4/1
10:30-11:10 am
$22/$25/$29
76544
Sa: 4/8, 4/22 & 4/29
10:30-11:10 am
$17/$19/$22
76524
Sa: 5/6-5/13
10:30-11:10 am
$11/$13/$15
Journey 3: Ages 4-7
Children should be able to swim one length of the pool and will con nue to work on skills from the previous level. Par cipants will learn breaststroke and start building their endurance. Time will also be given to diving and treading water.
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76495
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76496
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76497
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76498
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
6:00-6:30 pm
$29/$33/$37
76499
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
6:00-6:30 pm
$17/$19/$22
76500
Sa: 1/14-2/4
8:15-8:55 am
$22/$25/$29
76501
Sa: 2/11-3/4
8:15-8:55 am
$22/$25/$29
76502
Sa: 3/11-4/1
8:15-8:55 am
$22/$25/$29
76492
Sa: 4/8, 4/22 & 4/29
8:15-8:55 am
$17/$19/$22
76493
Sa: 5/6-5/13
8:15-8:55 am
$11/$13/$15
Discovery 3: Ages 7-14
Children should be able to swim one length of the pool and will con nue to work on skills from the previous level. Par cipants will learn breaststroke and start building their endurance. Time will also be given to diving and treading water.
Private Swimming Lessons
In addi on to our individual lessons, we are now o ering:
Private lesson punch cards - an easy way to sign up for mul ple lessons and save money at the same me!
Private sessions - customize a class with your own mes and par cipants!
Contact [email protected] for more informa on.
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76579
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
5:30-6:00 pm
$31/$35/$43
76580
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
5:30-6:00 pm
$31/$35/$43
76581
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
5:30-6:00 pm
$31/$35/$43
76582
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
5:30-6:00 pm
$20/$26/$32
76547
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
5:30-6:00 pm
$17/$19/$22
76586
Sa: 1/14-2/4
8:15-8:55 am
$22/$25/$29
76583
Sa: 2/11-3/4
8:15-8:55 am
$22/$25/$29
76584
Sa: 3/11-4/1
8:15-8:55 am
$22/$25/$29
76585
Sa: 4/8, 4/22 & 4/29
8:15-8:55 am
$17/$19/$22
76545
Sa: Sa: 5/6-5/13
8:15-8:55 am
$11/$13/$15
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Challenge Novice: Ages 7-15
This class is for children who know the basic freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke. They will add endurance to the above skills. They will also work on the development of these strokes and add elementary backstroke, bu er y and sidestroke.
Adult Learn to Swim - Beginner: Ages 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: Ages 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.
Terri ed of Water: Ages 16+
This adult learn to swim lesson is taught in the class sec on of the
lap pool in a small group se ng. 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 oats and freestyle stroke.
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76209
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
7:45-8:15pm
$29/$33/$37
76210
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
7:45-8:15pm
$29/$33/$37
76211
Tu, Th:3/14-4/6
7:45-8:15pm
$29/$33/$37
76212
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
7:45-8:15pm
$29/$33/$37
76213
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
7:45-8:15pm
$17/$19/$22
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76587
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76588
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76589
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76594
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76595
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
7:10-7:40 pm
$17/$19/$22
76590
Sa: 1/14-2/4
10:30-11:10 am
$22/$25/$29
76591
Sa: 2/11-3/4
10:30-11:10 am
$22/$25/$29
76592
Sa: 3/11-4/1
10:30-11:10 am
$22/$25/$29
76593
Sa: 4/8, 4/22 & 4/29
10:30-11:10 am
$17/$19/$22
76647
Sa: 5/6-5/13
10:30-11:10 am
$11/$13/$15
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76624
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76625
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76626
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76627
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76628
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
6:35-7:05 pm
$17/$19/$22
Challenge Advanced: Ages 7-15
For children who know the basic elementary backstroke, bu er y and sidestroke. Development of these strokes will be emphasized as well as turns, compe ve starts and safety skills.
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76598
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76599
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76600
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76601
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
7:10-7:40 pm
$29/$33/$37
76602
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
7:10-7:40 pm
$17/$19/$22
76603
Sa: 1/14-2/4
8:15-8:55 am
$22/$25/$29
76604
Sa: 2/11-3/4
8:15-8:55 am
$22/$25/$29
76605
Sa: 3/11-4/1
8:15-8:55 am
$22/$25/$29
76596
Sa: 4/8, 4/22 & 4/29
8:15-8:55 am
$17/$19/$22
76597
Sa: 5/6-5/13
8:15-8:55 am
$11/$13/$15
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76630
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
7:45-8:15 pm
$29/$33/$37
76631
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
7:45-8:15 pm
$29/$33/$37
76632
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
7:45-8:15 pm
$29/$33/$37
76633
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
7:45-8:15 pm
$29/$33/$37
76634
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
7:45-8:15 pm
$17/$19/$22
Challenge Expert: Ages 7-15
In this course, children will con nue with what has been introduced
in Challenge Advanced. The focus is on developing stroke pro ciency and polishing exis ng techniques over longer distances. Swimmers will also be introduced to a few more advanced aspects of compe ve swimming, such as ip turns, streamlining and breathing techniques.
Home School Swim Program: Ages 5-16
Your child will receive a swim lesson and also enjoy splash me with other children in our leisure pool. Min/Max: 10-30
Fee: $24/$26/$28
Code
Day-Date
Time
76635
Tu: 2/7-2/28
2:30-3:45 pm
76636
Tu: 3/7-3/28
2:30-3:45 pm
Code
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/R/NR
76616
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/9
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76617
Tu, Th: 2/14-3/9
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76618
Tu, Th: 3/14-4/6
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76619
Tu, Th: 4/11-5/4
6:35-7:05 pm
$29/$33/$37
76620
Tu, Th: 5/9-5/18
6:35-7:05 pm
$17/$19/$22
76621
Sa: 1/14-2/4
8:15-8:55 am
$22/$25/$29
76622
Sa: 2/11-3/4
8:15-8:55 am
$22/$25/$29
76623
Sa: 3/11-4/1
8:15-8:55 am
$22/$25/$29
76648
Sa: 4/8, 4/22 & 4/29
8:15-8:55 am
$17/$19/$22
76649
Sa: 5/6-5/13
8:15-8:55 am
$11/$13/$15
WANTED: Lifeguards
Get a job you can feel good about!
Our classes provide you with the proper training. Call Jordan at 282-1531 to register for upcoming sessions or for addi onal dates/ mes. All classes take place at Central Park Pool.
January 20, 21 and 22 March 24, 25 and 26 April 28, 29 and 30 May 12, 13 and 14 June 5, 6 and 7
Ready to Register? See pages 106-108.
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Owens Center
1019 W Lake Ave • 686-3368 • Public Skate Line: 686-3366
facebook.com/owenscenter
How to Register for Owens Center Lessons
• MAIL registra on form (pg. 108) to Owens Center.
• Register IN PERSON at Owens Center daily from 9 am to 8 pm.
• FAX your registra on form (with credit card number) to 681-0610.
AT A GLANCE
An indoor ice ska ng facility featuring two full- size rinks. Owens o ers year-round ice ska ng lessons for ages 3+ and comprehensive hockey and gure ska ng programs.
MANAGER Doug Silberer: [email protected]
PUBLIC SKATE SCHEDULE* January-May
Mon 9:00-11:00 am, 1:00-2:30 pm Tues 1:00-2:30 pm
Wed 9:00-11:00 am, 1:00-2:30 pm Thurs 1:00-2:30 pm
Fri 9:00-11:00 am, 1:00-2:30 pm,
7:30-9:15 pm Sat 6:45-8:30 pm
Sun 2:15-4:00 pm un l March 26
*Schedule subject to change due to special circumstances. See below for excep ons.
Visit www.peoriaparks.org or call Owens Center for updates.
PUBLIC SKATE EXCEPTIONS
2/5 Public Skate 12:30-2:30 pm ONLY 2/10-2/12 No Public Skate
3/4-3/5 No Public Skate
3/11 No Public Skate
3/17-3/19 No Public Skate
4/7-4/9 No Public Skate
4/16 Closed for Easter 5/28-29 Closed for Memorial Day
ADMISSION FEES
Junior (12 & under) Adult (13 & over) Senior (65 & over) Skate Rental
$4.00 $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
Ways to Save
Family Skate un l March 26
Every Sunday, families (up to 5 people) can skate for $25 (including skate rentals). Addi onal 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 addi onal.
Group Discounts
A discounted rate of $4.75/person is given to groups of 10-50 who make a reserva on 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 reserva ons during holiday hours.
Public Skate Specials
Owens also o ers discounts for students, ska ng school par cipants and those with Mustang cket stubs.
About Our Skating School
Clothing
Warm, comfortable clothing with mi ens or gloves and protec ve head gear or hats for young children are recommended. Adults addi onally bene t from wrist guards and knee pads.
Skates
Skate rental is included in the cost of your lessons. Skates should be your shoe size or one size larger. Wear one pair of thin socks.
Fees & Transfers
Class fees vary and are included on
the charts on the opposite page. A $5 administra ve fee will be charged for
any drop or transfer of cIasses OR if you register for a class on the rst day it runs. Please note: transfers may not occur a er
a class begins. If a student is no longer
able to a end classes, a credit with a $5 administra on fee will be assessed from the me the ska ng school is no ed that the student is unable to a end.
Each class me/level must meet a class minimum in order to run.
USFS Competition • March 11, 2017
Heart of Illinois Ska ng Club hosts the US Figure Ska ng Spring Thaw Compe on. Various events are o ered for all basic levels through Preliminary.
To nd out more, email Jenni Flores at j [email protected]
Join us - spectators are FREE!
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Ice Skating Lessons Register Through Owens Center
Winter & Spring Ska ng Lessons
Ska ng Stars
A special 3-level introductory series o ered for ages 3-6.
Super Skates
A 10-level course for ages 7+ or younger skaters who have completed Ska ng Stars.
Adult Levels
A 10-level course for adults to learn with their peers.
Pick a day and me for your lessons. This will be your assigned day and me through the en rety of the session.
No make up classes available.
All classes are 45 minutes.
WINTER SESSION: 1/23-3/18
SPRING SESSION: 3/20-5/13
Fee-R/NR: $72/$82
Mon
4:30 pm 5:15 pm
4:30 pm 5:15 pm
Tues
10:00 am 1:00 pm
10:00 am 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Wed
10:00 am 1:00 pm 4:30 pm 5:15 pm
10:00 am 1:00 pm 4:30 pm 5:15 pm
5:15 pm
Thurs
4:45 pm 5:30 pm
4:45 pm 5:30 pm
5:30 pm
Sat
9:00 am 9:45 am
9:00 am 9:45 am
9:00 am
Just ge ng started? Try our 4-week lessons for FIRST TIME SKATERS ONLY!
Fee-R/NR: $42/$52
Would you like to try ska ng, but aren’t ready to commit to our full 8-week classes? Then try our 4-week classes for beginners only. Classes are o ered at all regular mes (see chart above) and are for ages 3 years to adult. These beginners-only sessions run:
Specialty Classes
For skaters who have completed 10 levels of Owens Center Ska ng School OR are concurrently par cipa ng in Level 8 or above. Winter Session: 1/23-3/18, Spring Session: 3/20-5/13
Jump and Spin
Learn the jumps, spins and connec ng moves necessary for freestyle tests. M: 5:15 pm • W: 4:30 pm • Th: 5:30 pm Fee R/NR: $72/$82
Adult Jump and Spin
Learn jumps, spins and connec ng moves. W: 5:15 pm
Fee R/NR: $72/$82
Freestyle and Developmental Hockey
Sessions are available to prac ce freestyle and hockey skills and/or to receive private instruc on. Scheduled mes available at the rink and online.
NEW! Adult Fit
Introducing exercise in a “cool” new way! This is an on ice class for adults that will focus on strengthening, toning and providing a good cardio workout. Prior ska ng experience required.
W: 12:15 pm • Fee-R/NR: $72/$82
WINTER
M: 2/20-3/13
Tu: 2/21-3/14
W: 2/22-3/15
Th: 2/23-3/16
Sa: 2/25-3/18
SPRING
M: 4/17-5/8
Tu: 4/18-5/9
W: 4/19-5/10
Th: 4/20-5/11
Sa: 4/22-5/13
Power Ska ng Class
Prepare for an intense on-ice workout! This class helps strengthen the skater's endurance and speed. Get ready to have some fun while working up a sweat. PRE-REQUISITE: Freestyle 1
This class corresponds with the monthly freestyle schedule.
Sa: 8:15-8:45 am
Fee: $50/10 class punch card or $6/walk-on
Booster and Private Lessons
Boosters are great for those skaters beginning to test the ISI levels so they may take part in ISI sanc oned events or advance in group classes.
Private Ska ng Lessons are available at Owens Center. For more informa on, call Jenni Flores at (309) 686-3368.
Synchronized Skating at Owens Center
The River City Gems welcome new skaters each season. All levels are encouraged to par cipate! Prac ces are held throughout the week.
If you are interested in being on a team, please contact the Coordinator of Ska ng Development, Jenni Flores, at j [email protected] or the Head Coach of The River City Gems, Shawna Ludy, at [email protected]
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Owens Center
1019 W Lake Ave • 686-3368 • Public Skate Line: 686-3366
Youth Hockey Clinics Register Through Owens Center
Want to play hockey but don’t know where to start? Our Prep Hockey Clinics for boys and girls, ages 3-13, provide the perfect opportunity to learn to skate along with the basic hockey fundamentals of s ck handling, passing and shoo ng. A er these clinics, you’ll be ready to join a hockey team!
Pre-Hockey
You must have permission from the Hockey Coordinator to take this class. Learn the preliminary fundamentals of hockey while increasing your ska ng skills. Full equipment is required. An excellent class to take with a regular ska ng class.
Winter - 1/23-3/13 Spring - 3/20-5/8 M: 5:15 pm Fee-R/NR: $72/$82
Chicago Blackhawks
Minor Hawks
Learn to Play Program
Intro to Hockey II
This class will teach hockey skills. To register, you must have taken the rst session or passed the Ska ng Star level 2 or Super Skates level 1. Each skater will be required to wear an HECC cer ed hockey helmet with mask, shin pads, elbow pads, hockey gloves, athle c cup and supporter and have a hockey s ck. Skate rental is included, but you might consider purchasing skates
to ensure proper t, quality and sharpness. Equipment is available at the Edge Pro Shop at Owens Center. If you spend $150 or more at our Edge Pro Shop, you will receive the class for half o the regular price. In order to receive this discounted rate, you must purchase the equipment prior to the start of the class. Spring - 4/15-5/6
Sa: 10:45 am Fee-R/NR: $42/52
Spring 50/50 Clinics for Mites, Squirts and Peewees
If you've got a hockey lover, this will keep em' going. Class consists of 30 minutes of instruc on, followed by 30 minutes of scrimmage. Goaltenders are welcome as we will have a separate goalie instruc on area for all sessions (limited to 4 per age group). Speci c scheduling is pending. Contact Zac Tortorella a er March 1 for details: 686-3368.
Peoria Youth Hockey
Associa on
• Pre-Season Condi oning • Travel & House Leagues • Used Equipment Sale
• Free Ska ng & Hockey
Clinics
Visit www.pyha.org for more details.
Sa: 3/4-4/1 • 10:45 am • Ages 3-8 • Fee: $60
Through suppor ng e orts of the Chicago Blackhawks, the Peoria Park District and Peoria Youth Hockey Associa on (PYHA), are excited to bring the Minor Hawks Learn to Play program to Peoria. Loaner equipment and s cks are included during the program and par cipants will receive a special Blackhawks jersey to keep. In this ve-week program we will focus on ska ng, s ck handling, passing, shoo ng and cross ice game play.
Par cipants cannot have more than one year experience
in PYHA and must register with USA Hockey. USA Hockey registra on for players 6 and under is free; players ages 7 and over must pay $40 to USA Hockey. To be able to register for this program, individuals must bring a printed out copy of their USA Hockey registra on. You may register with USA Hockey online at usahockeyregistra on.com. Cost includes rental equipment, Blackhawks jersey and instruc on.
Edge the Competition with a Premium Sharpening!
Skate Sharpening: $8.00
New Skates & Heavily Rusted Skates: $2.00 additional
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Adult Hockey Clinics and Leagues Register Through Owens Center
Hockey Leagues:
For details call 686-3368
3 on 3 League for Midgets and Adults
Register your team of 6 players (5 players, 1 goalie) to compete in a 3 in 3 cross-ice league. Each team will play 12 games (2-11 minute running periods). Two games will be played each date you are scheduled to play.
Speci c scheduling is pending. Contact Zac Tortorella a er March 1 for details: 686-3338.
Spring 40+ Adult Hockey League
Registra on begins in January - register early as this league lls quickly League begins in March. Interested: Contact Shawn at 686-3338.
Summer Adult No-Check Hockey League
This NO CHECK league begins with three divisions and is for ages 18+. Registra on will begin in April with the league beginning in June.
Rat Hockey
Play hockey to keep in shape. Call 686-3368 for scheduled mes.
BRADLEY UNIVERSITY 2016-2017 HOME SCHEDULE
Co-Ed Adult Hockey Clinic
Learn and play at this clinic designed to bring hockey enjoyment to all ages and skill levels. An all-star sta will teach the fundamentals of hockey and you'll apply these skills in scrimmages.
Speci c scheduling is pending. Contact Zac Tortorella a er March 1 for details: 686-3338.
PEORIA MUSTANGS 2016-2017 Home Schedule
Private Hockey Lessons
Owens Center o ers private lesson instruc on
for hockey players at all skill levels.
For more details, call Zac Tortorella at (309) 686-3368.
Friday, 1/6 Saturday, 1/7 Friday, 1/13 Saturday, 1/14 Friday, 1/27
vs Augustana
vs Augustana
vs RMU-White Chicago vs RMU-White Chicago vs ISU
Saturday, 1/7 Saturday, 1/21 Sunday, 1/22 Saturday, 2/4 Sunday, 2/5 Sunday, 3/5
vs Chicago
vs Granite City vs Granite City vs Nashville
vs Nashville
vs Wisconsin
ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY 2016-2017 HOME SCHEDULE
WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY 2016-2017 HOME SCHEDULE
Friday, 1/27 Saturday, 1/28 Friday, 2/3 Saturday, 2/4
vs Loyola
vs Loyola
vs University of Arkansas vs University of Arkansas
Friday, 1/13 Saturday, 1/14
vs NIU vs NIU
MACHA Tournament, February 10-12, 2017
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Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum 2218 N Prospect Rd • 323-6900 • www.peoriaplayhouse.org
facebook.com/peoriaplayhouse @Peoria_playhouse @PeoriaPlayHouse
PlayHouse Exhibits
The PlayHouse features six exhibits and a wide variety of programs for children of all ages. The exhibits draw on Peoria and Central Illinois, celebra ng the past, present, and future of our community.
Sand Porch
Dig, build, scoop, pound, and sculpt with moldable kine c sand in our enclosed porch.
Mo on Commo on
Send balls through air tubes, shoot them from air cannons, balance them on air currents, and more in this exhibit that explores momentum, gravity, speed, force and distance.
Family Farm
Pick vegetables, gather eggs, and milk a cow, and then sell your goods at the farmer’s market or make a delicious meal in the farmhouse kitchen.
By Your River Gently Flowing, Illinois
Learn about the ecosystem of the Illinois River by playing with boats, nding the animals hidden under rocks, and listening to animal sounds. Experiment with water wheels, water pipes and dams to change the ow of the water.
Peoria, Then and Now
Explore a den st o ce, diner, and day care in “Tot Town.” Drive a train and perform in our theater area. In the SciLab, become a scien st and learn about corn-based products and heartbeats, examine the world through microscopes, or build with MagnaTiles.
All Construc on Great and Small
Dress as a construc on worker to manipulate a loader and dump truck, and build with bricks and rocks. Walk on the musical bridge to play a song. Leave me for the “Real Tools” area, where children can learn to use hammers, saws, drills, and other tools, and make their own inven ons to take home.
Did you know?
You can purchase combina on tour ckets for a discounted price and enjoy all of Glen Oak Park as a day long des na on. Tickets include entry into the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, Peoria Zoo, and Luthy Botanical Garden. What a great way to spend the day with your family!
AT A GLANCE
The Peoria
PlayHouse
Children’s Museum
provides children with the
tools and inspira on they
need to be explorers and
creators of the world. The PlayHouse features six exhibits on three oors. Young visitors can splash in the water table, mold kine c sand, navigate the chicken coop climber, and more. Older children will enjoy playing with balls and air tubes in the Mo on Commo on exhibit and crea ng carpentry and art projects in Real Tools.
DIRECTOR
Rebecca Shulman Herz: [email protected]
HOURS
Monday
Tuesday (members only) Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
ADMISSION FEES
Children under 1
Ages 1-64
Seniors 65+/Ac ve Military $7
GIFT SHOP
Looking for the perfect birthday present? Visit the Peoria STOREia at the PlayHouse! We have large and small toys that encourage imagina on, crea vity, and play!
RENTALS
The PlayHouse is available to rent for private par es and events. Call 323-6895 or see pg. 100 for more informa on.
BIRTHDAY PARTIES See pg. 102 VOLUNTEERS See pg. 98
CAMP See pg. 94
9 am-4 pm 9 am-12 pm 9 am-4 pm 9 am-4 pm 9 am-4 pm 9 am-4 pm 12 pm-5 pm
Free $8
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“My kids had so much fun! I was worried that my eleven-year-old son would be bored but he had a great time in the sand table and the ball area. I had to drag them out at the end of our visit.”
Volunteer at the Peoria PlayHouse to help kids become explorers and creators of the world! Scheduling is exible. Volunteers (ages 14+) can support the PlayHouse and engage with our visitors in many ways. Learn more on page 98.


PlayHouse Programs
The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum provides children with the tools and inspira on they need to be explorers and creators of the world. PlayHouse programs support the museum’s mission by encouraging children and families to explore new things, and to create in an open-ended, innova ve way. PlayHouse programs are described below. For speci c dates and details please visit www.peoriaplayhouse.org, or call or stop by the museum to request a full program brochure.
Tot Time
During this program for children up to 3 years of age and their grown-ups, children develop language, small motor skills, and social skills while engaging with stories, music, and hands-on explora on. Tot Time occurs on Wednesdays at 10 am.
Add a Tot Time program to your PlayHouse visit for just $1 per child.
Celebrate Peoria
Join us to explore and celebrate the many cultures that make up the dynamic fabric of Central Illinois.
Each Celebrate Peoria program highlights a holiday and a community, and includes performances, art projects, food, and more! Celebrate Peoria is supported by the Community Founda on of Central Illinois. These programs
“My kids asked lots of questions and were exposed to a range of diversity that we don’t often encounter in our normal day-to-day.”
Family Workshops
are free with museum admission or membership.
• January 8: Makar Sankran • April 23: Orthodox Pascha • February 5: Lunar New Year • May 21: May Day
• March 12: St. Patrick’s Day
We invite children ages 3-10 years of age, and grown-ups of any age, to join us in explora on and hands-on making. Family workshops are o ered on selected Saturday a ernoons from 1-3 pm.
• February 11: Object Bots • April 8: Puppet Theater
• March 4: Birdhouse Basics • May 6: Make Your Own Monster
Registra on is required for Family Workshops. One adult per family is required to a end, at regular admission rates. Rates for children are as follows: $10 for rst child and $5 per addi onal child for members; $15 for the rst child and $10 per addi onal child for non-members. Registra on is due the Wednesday prior to the workshop.
Kid Workshops
These workshops engage children ages 8-14 years old in crea ve thinking and hands-on making, allowing parents to enroll their older child in this program while exploring the
Museum with younger children. O ered on selected Saturday a ernoons from 1-3 pm.
• February 25: Object Bots • April 22: Paint with Nature
• March 18: Weave It! • May 6: Make Your Own Monster
Registra on is required for Kid Workshops. Price: $8 for members/$12 non-members. Fee includes museum admission.
Adult Maker Nights
On selected Saturday evenings, from 7-10 pm, we invite adults to invent, innovate and build. Led by local engineers, ar sts, and makers, par cipants enjoy food, wine, and beer while they work together to nd new
ways to meet the evening’s challenge.
• February 11: Pasta Pillar Challenge
• May 6: Relax...it’s just Rocket Science!
Price: $15 members/$20 non-members. Register a team of up to 6 people for $80! Fee includes museum admission.
How to Register: Register for scout programs at 323-6894. Register for homeschool and eldtrips at 323-6896.
Register for workshops at 323-6894, peoriaplayhouse.org or at the Noble Center. Register for all programs at the PlayHouse!
“We love Tot Time and my daughter sings the hello and goodbye songs all the time!”
“We absolutely love the PlayHouse! Tonight, we experienced it as adults, creating catapults and trebuchets for Pumpkin Chunkin! We had a wonderful time during the Adult Maker Night. Our children spend hours there weekly, and now we can too! We won’t miss another Adult Maker Night!”
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SCHOOL AND GROUP PROGRAMS
School Visits
Book the eld trip that’s perfect for your
classroom. Teachers have a menu of op ons
to choose from, including visits that support
chaperones in guiding a learning-focused
museum visit, and eld trips that engage
children in iden fying individual areas of
interest and learning more about those
topics. Call 323-6896 for more informa on or to book a eld trip.
Scout Programs
We love Girl Scouts at the Peoria PlayHouse, and we currently o er two di erent ways for your troop to have fun with us! You can visit and earn a badge, or just explore the museum as a troop. A 5:1 adult to scout ra o is required for all programs. Call 323-6894 for more informa on on booking your visit.
Homeschool Programs
The PlayHouse o ers drop-o homeschool classes two Thursdays a month from noon-2pm. These include Agriculture in the Classroom, a collabora ve program with the Peoria County Farm Bureau, and Homeschool STEAM, where students explore of variety of topics related to science, technology, engineering, and math.
Call 323-6896 for more informa on, or to register.
And look for PlayHouse Summer Camp registra on, coming soon!
• Messy Masterpieces, Ages 5-7, June 12 - June 16
• Wonders of Water, Ages 7-9, July 10 - July 14
• Construc on Zone, Ages 9-11, August 7 - August 11
“This was the best school trip I have experienced in 20 years of teaching!”
BECOME A
PEORIA PLAYHOUSE
CHILDREN’S MUSEUM MEMBER TODAY!
 Family Membership: $85 Unlimited visits for up to two adult cardholders and their children under the age of 18.
 Grandparent Membership: $85 Unlimited visits for up to two grandparents and their grandchildren under the age of 18.
 Premium Membership: $125
A Family or Grandparent Membership, PLUS ve one- me entry guest passes to the PlayHouse and reciprocal admission to over 200 children’s museums across the country through the Associa on of Children’s Museums.
Both adult cardholders must reside at the same address.
RETURN TO:
Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum 2218 N. Prospect Road Peoria, IL 61603
Adult #1______________________________ Adult #2______________________________ Address_____________________________________________________________________ City, State, ZIP________________________________________________________________
Home phone___________________________ Email__________________________________
Business phone_______________________ Number of children under 18 ___________
Child’s/Children’s Names ______________________________
______________________________
______________________________
______________________________
Birth Date ____/____/____
____/____/____ ____/____/____ ____/____/____
 Gi Membership (op onal)
I am purchasing this membership as a gi for the person(s) indicated above. My informa on is:
Name______________________________ Email ___________________________________
Address_____________________________________________________________________
City, State, ZIP________________________________________________________________
Phone___________________________ Please send the gi membership cards to me rather than directly to the membership recipients listed.
Credit Card charge $__________ Check for $________ (payable to Peoria Park District) Visa Mastercard Discover Amex
Card #________________________________ Expira on Date ______/______ Signature _____________________________
My employer will match this gi . Company_____________________
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Peoria Zoo
2320 N. Prospect Rd. • 686-3365 • www.peoriazoo.org
Have Your Child’s Next Birthday Party at Peoria Zoo
Lions and Tigers and Zebras, oh my! Treat your birthday party guests to the fun of Peoria Zoo. Or, have the Zoo come to you with a visit from the ZooMobile!
See ZooMobile informa on on page 27 and all of our birthday party op ons on page 91.
AT A GLANCE
Peoria Zoo exhibits animals from around the world: gira e and lions
from Africa; gers and takin from
Asia; spider monkeys and snakes from South America; and so much more. The Australia Walk-About even allows you to get eye-to-eye with an emu while you stroll through their home. Now is the perfect me to “Find Your Wild Side!”
DIRECTOR Yvonne Strode: [email protected]
HOURS
Daily 10:00 am-5:00 pm Last Admission 4:30 pm
LODGE HOURS (May-September)
Sun-Fri Saturdays
ADMISSION FEES
Adults 13+
Children 2-12 years Seniors/Ac ve Military
BIRTHDAY PARTIES See pg. 104 RENT THE ZOO See pg. 100
10:00 am-4:00 pm 10:00 am-3:00 pm
$9.50 $6.50 $8.50
VOLUNTEER AT THE ZOO
Peoria Zoo is growing and we could use you as a volunteer! Interested in learning about animals? Want to share that knowledge with others? Then the Zoo is the place for you. Our volunteers assist in a variety of ways from helping at special events to animal handling to working directly with the Keepers! We promise
a unique volunteering experience. Volunteer applica ons
can be found online, at
the Noble Center, and the
Barton Pavilion.
Consider having your wedding next door at Luthy Botanical Garden and your recep on in the Zambezi River Lodge. See pages 99-100 or call for details.
Looking for a place to hold your baby shower? How about Peoria Zoo?
NEW January 1-Zooper Shower Package($300): Each Zooper shower includes the Tropics Classroom for 2 hours with an addi on 30 minutes before and 30 minutes a er for set-up and take-down, invita ons, 1⁄2 sheet cake, plates, cups, forks, and punch. Also, we provide op onal decora ons and games to use for your shower!
(DOES NOT INCLUDE ZOO ADMISSION)
A $50 non-refundable deposit is required at me of booking the shower; the remainder of the balance must be paid 1 week before the shower.
Wedding, Reception and Fundraiser Rentals
A very unique wedding and recep on venue is at Peoria Zoo. Our spacious room, the Zambezi River Lodge, looks out over the lush green vegeta on of Africa!. Rhinos, gira e, zebras, lions, mandrills and other wildlife, na ve to the African plains, graze peacefully while you celebrate your special day. You will have to try to remember you are in Peoria! Call (309) 681-3519 to arrange a tour today.
Top 10 Reasons to have your next event at the Peoria Zoo:
10. Climate controlled space available
9. Large selec on of caterers
8. Lions, monkeys & zebras
7. Indoor space located on the banks of the
Zambezi River
6. Aid in planning your perfect event
5. State-of-the-art sound system
4. Rhinoceros and gira e
3. A se ng like no other in Central Illinois 2. Great rental rates
1. Everybody loves the Zoo!
Baby Showers
Visit the Peoria Zoo’s Safari Gift Shop in the Barton Pavilion
Ever have a hard me nding that perfect gi ? Check out the Peoria Zoo gi shop! New items are arriving all the me, from clothes to stu ed animals to home décor. If that hard-to-buy-for person is a true animal lover, think about our Adopt An Animal program. From meerkats to lions to a llama, there is an animal for everyone at every price, and all the money goes to the care for the animals at the Zoo.
Prices start at $50 and include:
• Cer cate of adop on
• Fact sheets on your animal • Zoo Tales Newsle er
• Name on our adopt board
Star ng at $250 you also receive:
• An Animal gi
• A personal introduc on to your animal for
up to 10 people
You can adopt an animal by visi ng Peoria Zoo or calling (309) 681-3500. Visit www.peoriazoo.org/adopt
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BLIZZARD
BIRTHDAY! PAGE 104
VOLUNTEER! pgs. 96-98


Classes and Tours at Peoria Zoo Advanced Registration Required
Whether a school group, church group or a group from work, we have programs to make your visit to the Zoo more enjoyable. Don’t forget, teachers, all programs meet State Standards! Please call (309) 681-3559 for ques ons or to make reserva ons for any of the programs below.
Ed-Zoo-Ca onal Adventure
Please call for pricing.
This unique 30-45 minute program is a classroom-based informal presenta on
that gives your group a chance to meet four di erent Peoria Zoo Animal Ambassadors up close. Programming is tailored to your topic of choice, and students have the opportunity to ask a Zoo Educator ques ons.
ZooMobile
Not able to visit the Zoo? Have the Zoo come to you! Birds, snakes, tarantulas and more can be invited to your next birthday party, scout mee ng, or celebra on! Prices start at $110 within Peoria City Limits and are adjusted for distance and number of par cipants.
Zoo Adventure Combo
Please call for pricing.
This unique program lasts up to 1.5 hours and involves two di erent components.
The rst component is a classroom-based informal presenta on that gives your group a chance to meet four di erent Peoria Zoo Animal Ambassadors up close. The second component is a guided tour of part of the Zoo with a Zoo Educator. Programming is tailored to your topic of choice, and students have the opportunity to ask a Zoo Educator ques ons.
NEW! Luthy-Zoo Combo
Please call for pricing.
Come with us as we take you on a tour through the amazing plant and animal world. Choose from 3 di erent plant and animal focused topics: Rainforests, Strange Plants and Misunderstood Animals, or What’s for Dinner? Our Luthy-Zoo Combo includes a 45 minute class with live animals and plants, as well as a personal tour all focusing on your chosen topic. Luthy-Zoo Combos are o ered exclusively Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 10:30-Noon.
Zoo Snooze
Cost: $34/person, minimum of 20 par cipants
Ever had a gira e peeking in your bedroom window? You can now when you spend the night at the Zoo! Get a chance to sleep in Africa!, enjoy nocturnal tours, meet some animals up close and nd out what the
Zoo is like at night. Your group’s adventure begins at 7 pm and ends the next morning at 9 am. Snack and breakfast are provided as well as admission into the Zoo the next day! This program is great for scouts, church groups and so many others! Must be 5 or older to par cipate; one chaperone required for every 5 children. O ered throughout the summer and fall, schedule yours by calling (309) 681-3559.
Behind the Scenes Tour
March 25, April 29, May 20 • 9-10 am Cost: $24/person, includes Zoo admission How much do rhinos weigh? Where do gira es sleep? All this and more will be answered during our behind the scenes tours. This hour long tour will take you into areas the public doesn’t normally get to see; you can learn more about the animals and how we care for them.
Frogwatch Training
January 14 and February 18 9am-12pm
Cost: Free!
Join the growing number of Ci zen Scien sts learning how to count frogs by learning their calls. We will teach you how to iden fy di erent frogs and toads, where and how to listen for them and how to report what you heard. Learn about these fascina ng amphibians and help make a di erence in the world around you! Registra on Required
Spring Break Mini-Zoocamp
April 10-13 • 9 am-2 pm
Limited to Grades 2-5
Cost: $90/member, $100/non-member Registra on Deadline: April 3
Min 5/Max 36
Do you love animals, science, or just plain old having fun? Spring Break Mini-Zoocamp is a 4-day camp for children with a focus
on learning about animals, both at the Zoo and in the wild. Zoocamp includes animal encounters, science ac vi es, cra s, outside exploring, storytelling, games, and more! Bring a sack lunch; snack and drink provided.
Romance at the Zoo
February 11 • 2-3:30 pm
Ages 18+
Cost: $15/person or $25/couple
Join us as we look at the complicated, beau ful and some mes bizarre courtship rituals of the animal kingdom. From videos to mee ng animals up close, this will give you a whole new perspec ve
on rela onships! Co ee and light refreshments will be served.
Year of the Rooster
January 28 • 2-3:30 pm
Adult Cost: $9/member, $18/non-member Child Cost: $6/member, $12/non-member Min 5/Max 20
Join us as we celebrate
the Chinese New Year
and welcome the Year of
the Rooster. Enjoy a light
breakfast as we learn about
these amazing animals,
create rooster related cra s
and even get a chance to meet some other Chinese Zodiac animals up close.
Party for the Planet
From recycling to bu er y gardens, explore what simple ways you can help make the planet a be er place. We will have animal encounters, games and earth friendly treats our animals will receive throughout the day. When: April 23 11:00 am-2:00 pm
Regular zoo admission applies
MOTHER’S DAY AT THE ZOO
SUNDAY, MAY 14
On Mother’s Day, all moms are kids at heart! All moms will get in for the price of a child’s admission price of $6.
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Peoria Zoo
2320 N. Prospect Rd. • 686-3365 • www.peoriazoo.org
Programs at Peoria Zoo Advanced Registration Required
Homeschool Classes: Ages 5-13
10-11:30 am
Cost: $6/member, $12/non-member
Science has never been more exci ng, with up-close animal encounters, tours, experiments and more. Each month is a new topic and helps to meet state standards. Parents are welcome but not required.
NEW! Luthy-Zoo Homeschool Classes
Ages 5-13 • 10-11:30 am $6/members, $12/non-members This unique homeschool will bring together plants and animals u lizing both Luthy Botanical Garden and Peoria Zoo. One of a kind science based lessons that may include up-close animal encounters, tours, experiments and more. Each month is a new topic and helps to meet state standards. Parents are welcome but not required.
Zoo Tots: Ages 2-4
10-10:50 am
Cost: $7/member, $15/non-member (for each parent/child pair)
Join us as we learn about the animal world with the help of Eric Carle! Through up-close animal encounters, cra s, and stories, you and your child can explore the amazing world of animals. Parents must a end. Min/Max: 5/15.
Day-Date
Topic
W: 1/11 (formal)
Invasive Species
Tu: 1/31 (informal)
Animals to Zoo—Alphabet of the Animal World
W: 2/8 (formal)
Inspired by Animals
Tu: 2/28 (informal)
Pachyderms
W: 3/8 (formal)
Where do I belong— Animal Classi ca on
Tu: 3/28 (informal)
Who Le That— Animal Tracks, Scat, Sheds and More
W: 4/5 (formal)
Lakes, Ponds, and Streams
Tu: 4/25 (informal)
Around the World in 90 Minutes
Day-Date
Topic
Th: 3/16
Brown Bear, Brown Bear
Th: 4/20
From Head to Toe
Day-Date
Topic
Th: 2/23
Defenses
Th: 3/23
Pollinators
Th: 4/27
Water
Summer Zoo Camp? Page 87
Breakfast with the...
Our popular series is back, with new breakfast opportuni es.
9-10 am • 3/11 or 3/12 - Lions • 4/1 or 4/2 - Gira es
Adult Cost: $9/member, $18/non-member
Child Cost: $6/member, $12/non-member
Join us as we learn about habitats and travel the globe. Through up-close animal encounters, cra s, and stories, you and your child can explore the amazing world of animals. Min/Max: 5/25.
Special Events at Peoria Zoo
Remarkable Reptiles
Saturday, March 18 • 11:00 am-2:00 pm • Drop-in Event
Cost: Included with Zoo admission
From snakes to turtles, don’t miss your chance to nd out more about the fascina ng world of rep les. We’ll have animal encounters and talks throughout the day as well as a snake feeding at 1:00 pm.
––––––– Peoria Zoo Fundraiser ––––––– VOLUNTEER!
pgs. 96-98
Thursday, May 11 • Ages 21+
A variety of mar nis (shaken, not s rred) are served by local bartenders at an a er-hours event in Africa! Taste our signature mar nis and walk the boardwalk with friends for a wonderful spring me evening event. Tas ngs, appe zers, dessert, and live entertainment are included with the cket price. For ckets or more informa on, please call 681-3500 or visit www.peoriazoo.org.
Easter Egg Scramble
Saturday, April 8, 2017 10:30 am - ages 0-3 10:50 am - ages 4-6 11:10 am - ages 7-9
VOLUNTEER! pgs. 96-98
Cost:
$3.50/member child • $9/non-member child $9.00/non-member adult
Looking for a hopping good me? Bounce on over to the Zoo for our annual Easter egg celebra on, loaded with candy and fun. Purchase ckets ahead of me to skip the line!
Don’t miss the Easter Bunny at Luthy Botanical Garden! See page 30.
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BECOME A PEORIA ZOO MEMBER TODAY TO VISIT PEORIA ZOO FOR FREE!
Looking for a perfect gi for your friends and loved ones?
Buy a Peoria Zoo Membership as a birthday, anniversary or holiday gi today! Your gi of a membership will last one year from the date of purchase. Gi purchases may be made by mail, phone or at the Zoo front desk!
Membership makes every day a Zoo day!
Meerkat Mondays
Wallaby Wednesdays
Spider Monkey Saturdays
Go to www.peoriazoo.org or call 309-681-3500 for category details:
*Membership prices are valid through February 28, 2017
 Individual • $40
 Joint • $60
 Family • $85*
 Grandparent • $85*
 Family Plus • $110*
 Grandparent Plus • $110*  Zoo Booster • $150
 Zoo Benefactor • $300  Zoo Patron • $500
 Pride of the Zoo • $1000
RETURN TO: Peoria Zoological Society 2320 N. Prospect Road Peoria, IL 61603-2193
Adult #1______________________________ Adult #2______________________________ Address_____________________________________________________________________ City, State, ZIP________________________________________________________________
Home phone___________________________ Email__________________________________
Business phone_______________________ # children under 18 ________
Gi Membership (op onal)
I am purchasing this membership as a gi for the person(s) indicated above. My informa on is:
Name______________________________ Occasion ______________________________ Address_____________________________________________________________________ City, State, ZIP________________________________________________________________
Phone___________________________ Credit Card charge $__________
Please send the gi membership cards to me rather than directly to the membership recipients listed.
Check for $________ (payable to PZS) Visa Mastercard Discover Amex
Card #________________________________ Expira on Date ______/______ Signature______________________________
My employer will match this gi . Company_____________________
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Luthy Botanical Garden
2520 N. Prospect Rd. (corner of Prospect & Gift) • 686-3362
AT A GLANCE
Celebrate the coming of spring at Luthy Botanical Garden! Cure the winter doldrums before the snow melts with a visit to our indoor Conservatory, where our desert and tropical collec ons will transport you to places where the sun always shines. Venture outdoors to
our ve-acre garden and see all the winter interest that Luthy has to o er. Whether you want to warm up in the tropics or enjoy a brisk early-spring day, you and your family will love it here at Luthy! Hundreds of bulbs planted last fall burst forth in the colors of spring. Snowdrops, crocus, tulips, and da odils all mean that winter is over at Luthy! Come see what not to do at our Garish Garden Show; and visit our Spring
Plant Sale for cool new plants. There
is so much to do here at Luthy...visit peoriaparks.org/luthy-botanical-garden for more informa on.
MANAGER
Bob Streitma er: bstreitma [email protected]
HOURS
Daily 10 am-5 pm
Sunday a ernoon Garden Walks, 1-2 pm, year-round.
GARDEN ADMISSION
Free admission, dona ons are appreciated.
OUR GARDEN IS YOUR GARDEN
Enjoy a soiree outdoors—rent a Garden area or the Conservatory for your next party, mee ng, or wedding. See
page 100 for details or call 681-3507.
VOLUNTEER AT THE GARDEN
Volunteers are needed year-round, and gardening experience isn’t
necessary. Call the Peoria Park District Volunteer Department at 681-2822.
VOLUNTEER! pgs. 96-98
facebook.com/luthy.garden
Wedding Rentals
Do your wedding dreams include a beau ful garden backdrop for your ceremony or recep on? Reserve your site for a wedding ceremony everyone will enjoy! Select one of six areas for your needs:
• Conservatory, an indoor venue for up to 75 people
• Woodland Garden
• Crab Apple Cove
• Wildlife Garden
• The Learning Circle • The Rose Garden
Some outdoor venues are able to accommodate up to 300 people.
Call 681-3507 for details or stop by the Garden Shop weekdays for more informa on.
Garden Services
Garden Classes & Educa onal Programs
We have garden classes open to the public and classes you can schedule for your school group, day care class, scout troop and more. Educators! Have you heard about Luthy School Programs? We have some exci ng educa onal opportuni es for your classroom. Learn about the rainforest and conserva on under a tropical canopy in our Conservatory. Take home your own miniature biome in the ever-popular terrarium class. We also hold garden and greenhouse tours, as well as more classes. We can work with you to meet
your speci c needs or interests. All of our programs can be presented here at the Garden or in your classroom, and all meet Illinois State Standards for Educa on. Home-school groups, scout troops and community groups are always welcome. Call 681-3502 for details, scheduling, and prices.
Hor cultural Presenta ons and Tours
Our Hor culturists are available to present a wide variety of plant/garden-related presenta ons and demonstra ons to your community group or garden club. We would love to show you around the Garden and let you get to know it personally with a private tour. Prices start as low as $40 on-site; call 681-3502 for more informa on.
Luthy’s Landscape Consulta on Service
Are your friends and neighbors envious of your
garden – or are your “ornamentals” owering weeds?
Everyone wants a beau ful garden. With a li le knowledge, yours can be breathtaking!
Let the hor cultural consultants at Luthy Botanical Garden visit your home or o ce for expert advice on problem areas. You’ll gain insight into your own landscape design and learn the proper techniques for fer lizing, pruning and controlling pests. Call 681-3503 for an appointment today! For just $50/hour ($60/hour for non-residents), you’ll discover how beau ful your garden can be.
Commemora ve Rose Bush
Remember a birthday, anniversary, special occasion or a loved one with a living memorial. For $30, you can honor a special person or event with a rose bush planted in our Rose Garden. You will receive a cer cate telling the type, color, and loca on of your rose bush.
DON’T FORGET! We’re open on Memorial Day (May 29) from 10 am-5pm
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Hor cultural Presenta ons
The Botany of a Cocktail Groovy Grasses
English Gardens
Botanical Cravings...Chocolate & Co ee Designing for the Evening Designing with Bulbs
Bold New Gardens & New Ideas Prairie School Gardens
New American Gardens Crea ve Container Gardens Designing with Shade


Garden Special Events
While all of these special events at the Garden are free, dona ons are greatly appreciated!
Visit the Easter Bunny
Join us on April 8 as we partner with the Peoria Zoo for the Easter Egg Scramble! The Easter Bunny will be hopping through the Garden and available for photos from 12-4 pm.
Find Peoria Zoo’s Easter Egg Scramble on page 27.
Spring Floral Show
April 7-17
Step inside our Conservatory this spring and see a botanical wonderland of tropical plants, spring plants and, of course, lilies! This show is a community tradi on and a wonderful way to greet spring with family and friends. Free admission, dona ons accepted.
Spring Plant Sale • April 28-30
We are partnering with local garden groups/organiza ons to bring you a spring plant sale; it’s an opportunity to nd unique perennials, na ve plants, ornamental grasses, unusual tropical plants and annuals. We have everything you need to make your garden beau ful! Plan on
topping o your vegetable garden with our selec on of heirloom tomatoes, peppers and veggies. Free admission, dona ons accepted.
National Public Garden Day May 12
10 am-5 pm
Luthy Botanical Garden is celebra ng Na onal Public Garden Day with free tours!
Garden Classes and Tours
Register for the classes below by calling 681-3502 or emailing [email protected]
Sunday A ernoon Garden Walks Sundays • 1-2 pm • $2 dona on
Walking through the garden as the seasons unfold, we will explore the o en overlooked beauty of the Botanical Garden. Trees, shrubs, grasses & perennials that exhibit
an a rac ve presence will be spotlighted. Lastly, we will discuss the garden structure (bones) and its importance in crea ng a garden for all four seasons. Please dress for weather. No need to register...just come to the Garden Entrance/Classroom and we will start our walk in the Conservatory.
Pruning 101
February 25 • Register by February 20
1-2 pm • $10/members, $12/non-members Proper pruning makes a world of di erence in the health and appearance of trees, shrubs and perennials; let us unravel the mysteries of pruning. We will cover the ming, techniques and tools.
Luthy-Zoo Homeschool Classes
Ages 5-13 • 10-11:30 am
$6/members, $12/non-members
This unique homeschool will bring together plants and animals u lizing both Luthy Botanical Garden and Peoria Zoo. One-of-a- kind science-based lessons may include up- close animal encounters, tours, experiments and more. Each month is a new topic and helps to meet state standards. Parents are welcome but not required. Register by calling Peoria Zoo at 681-3559.
Container Gardens for Kids Ages 6-12
May 13 • 10-11 am • Register by May 6 $10/members, $12/non-members
Not sure what to get your Mom for Mother’s Day? We can help! Learn how to design, create and plant a fun container garden. We will provide the container and plants to cra your special gi . Dress for a mess and plan to have a great me!
Good Eats from the (Spring) Garden Ages 12+
May 16 • 5-6 pm • Register by May 9 $10/members, $12/non-members
This is a 4-part culinary series, celebra ng seasonal fruits/vegetables and healthy recipes. Whether harves ng from your own garden or par cipa ng in a CSA program, this class will explore the prepara on of the wonderful fruits & veggies coming from the garden, each season.
Day-Date
Topic
Th: 2/23
Pollinators
Th: 3/23
Exploring Plant and Animal Defenses
Th:4/27
Water
NEW! Luthy-Zoo Combo Tours
Please call 681-3559 for pricing.
Come with us as we take you on a tour through the amazing plant and animal world. Choose from 3 di erent plant and animal focused topics: Rainforests, Strange Plants and Misunderstood Animals, or What’s for Dinner? Our Luthy-Zoo Combo includes a 45 minute class with live animals and plants, as well as a personal tour all focusing on your chosen topic. Luthy-Zoo Combos are o ered exclusively Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 10:30-Noon.
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Luthy Botanical Garden
2520 N. Prospect Rd. (corner of Prospect & Gift) • 686-3362
Spring Botanical Garden Series
Register for the classes below by calling 681-3502 or emailing bstreitma [email protected]
From trees and wild owers to edible gardens and garden design, we will look at a variety of garden topics to inspire and be er prepare you for the upcoming season. With each topic we will discuss characteris cs and concepts applicable to your own garden - big or small. Select classes of interest or take the en re series and enjoy a discounted price. Register by calling 681-3502 or email [email protected]
• Seven classes held over just two Saturdays on April 15 and 22
• All classes in this series are held in the Garden classrooms by the entrance.
• Classes are for ages 13+. There is a minimum/maximum of 5/20 par cipants for each class unless otherwise noted. • Class fees are below, but you can save money by registering for all 7 classes! $60/members, $72/non-members
• Are you a Master Gardener? These are perfect classes for your educa on. Register for all 7 classes for only $40!
Class
Day-Date
Time
Fee-M/NM
The Incredible Edible Garden... back by popular demand!
We will explore the beauty of vegetable gardening. Our discussion will focus on design with fruits and vegetables; learn to integrate them into your front yard, planters or around a pa o. Register by 4/8.
Sa: 4/15
10-11 am
$10/$12
Houseplants 101...New Class!!
Are your houseplants threatening to push through the ceiling...do you have clouds of white y irrita ng your pets? This class will discuss care, maintenance and propaga on of houseplants. We’ll cover the classics as well as the unique, from begonia and brugmansia to cac and amaryllis. Register by 4/8.
Sa: 4/15
11:15 am-12:15 pm
$10/$12
The Jurassic Garden...New Class!!
Walk through the geologic past and explore the wild world of plants, considered to be living fossils. We don’t have a dinosaur but geology, botany and history intersect with plants and fossils, on exhibit.
Register by 4/8.
Sa: 4/15
1:15-2:15 pm
$10/$12
Designing for Spring Interest...and extending the season...New Class!!
We will explore all things spring, from owering trees to bulbs and wild owers. Our in-depth look will cover plan ng design, the plant pale e and ways to extend the season. If the weather permits, join an exuberant gardener for an op onal 45 minute tour of the garden and spring interest. Register by 4/8.
Sa: 4/15
2:30-3:30 pm 3:30-4:15 pm
(with op onal tour)
$10/$12
Garden Makeover...New Class!!
On HGTV it seems like magic...within a half hour, you have a garden worthy of a magazine photo-shoot. It’s not magic and it takes a bit longer than a half hour, but you can breathe life into established gardens with design, focused plan ng, furnishings and accessories. Register by 4/15.
Sa: 4/22
10-11 am
$10/$12
Welcoming Pollinators into your Garden...New Class!!
Explore the world of pollinators...their lifecycle...what they do for us...and how we can help them out. The class will cover concepts that you can incorporate into your own garden, with pollinator-friendly design, a plant pale e and working with nature. Register by 4/15.
Sa: 4/22
11:15 am-12:15 pm
$10/$12
Designing with Tremendous, Tantalizing Trees
We will discuss the trees that perform best here in Central Illinois. Because trees have such an amazing impact on our lives, we will also cover some of the culture and history associated with trees. If the weather permits, we will take an op onal 45 minute tour of Glen Oak Park and Luthy Botanical Garden, exploring trees and park history.
Register by 4/15.
Sa: 4/22
1:15-2:15 pm 2:15-3:00 pm
(with op onal tour)
$10/$12
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Heart of Illinois Special Recreation Association (HISRA) 8727 N. Pioneer Road • 691-1929
A SAMPLING OF OUR PROGRAMS:
For Ages 2+
• Parents Night Out
• Easter Eggstravanza
For School-Aged Kids • Inclusion Services
For Adults
• FOCUS Program (runs Monday
through Thursday from 9:00 am to
3:00 pm (18+)
• Dances (15+)
• Pizza, Bowling and other Social
Ou ngs (19+)
• Dinner and Games, Dinner and
Movies (15+)
• Inclusion Services
Adapted Sports
• Peoria Wildcats Wheelchair
Basketball
Special Olympics (8+) • Aqua cs
• Track & Field
oviding access to recreation activities for people with disabilities of all ages.
Join ACCESS Steam!
Are you interested in running in the 2016 Steamboat Classic on June 17, 2017? Are you looking for a training program that’s inclusive of people with disabili es? ACCESS Steam is an ini a ve that started in 2010 and is designed to provide
an opportunity for individuals with disabili es to experience the Steamboat Classic event.
Illinois Valley Striders has partnered with the Heart of Illinois Special Recrea on Associa on to ensure that its training programs and its event are accessible and inclusive for individuals with physical, cogni ve, developmental, and/or other disabili es and their families. The beauty of this program is that it is designed
not only for the individual, but also for their families! Par cipants are paired with mentors to get t in a safe, secure environment and prepare for the 4 Mile Run/Walk or the 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk.
ACCESS Steam will begin training at the beginning of April. For more informa on or to sign up, please contact HISRA at 309-691-1929.
HISRA believes everyone should have access to recrea on! HISRA provides a variety of recrea on opportuni es within our own programming as well as inclusion services throughout the Peoria Park District. If you or your loved one has a disability and is interested in learning more about accessing anything seen here in the Playbook, please contact HISRA at (309) 691-1929. A member of our professional sta will meet with the par cipant and family to help you nd the best recrea on op ons for you. We work with Peoria Park District sta to supplement sta training, provide consulta on services and program modi ca on and adapta on when appropriate and feasible. HISRA provides all inclusion services at no cost to residents of the Peoria Park District.
As a coopera ve network of four area park districts, HISRA has proudly provided quality recrea on programs and inclusion services for more than 25 years. Trained sta members facilitate and supervise all HISRA programs and ac vi es. Training includes disability awareness, program adapta on, leadership, rst aid, and much, much more.
2076 Summer Camp Registration Fair
HISRA will begin taking registra ons for 2017 Summer Camp on Thursday, January 17, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Registra on for Summer Camp will remain open un l March 31, 2017 based on availability within each camp group. Look for our 2017 Summer Camp brochure in early January 2017 for more informa on!
Heart of Illinois Special
Recreation Association
A coopera ve extension of the Chillicothe, Morton, Peoria, and Washington Park Districts
8727 N. Pioneer Road, Peoria, IL 61615 Phone: (309) 691-1929 • www.hisra.org
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Paths and Trails www.peoriaparks-planning.org/park-maps
The Peoria Park District has many opportuni es for walking, hiking and biking. The paths and trails in the Park District range from paved, level walkways to rough, steep hiking trails. There’s something for everyone! Below is an overview of trails and paths in the Park District.
Visit our premier hiking facility at Forest Park Nature Center!
FPNC has trails for all ages and skill levels, as well as educa onal o erings in the Nature Center itself. See pages 35-38.
PAVED AND FAIRLY LEVEL
PAVED, BUT NOT SO LEVEL
Becker Park: 0.6 miles 3400 Woodhill Lane
Northtrail Park: 1 mile
1621 W. Meadowview Drive
Chartwell Park: 0.6 miles 2828 Willow Lake Road
Franciscan Rec Complex: 0.5 miles 908 Sterling Avenue
Grand View Drive sidewalk: 1.75 miles Glen Avenue to Grand View Drive Park
PPD Rock Island Greenway: 13 miles
To the North, connects to State of Illinois Rock Island Trail. To the Southeast, connects to the River Trail of Illinois. www.ritrail.org
Stadium Park: 0.45 miles 500 East Lake Avenue
Bradley Park Roads 1500 N. Park Road
Charter Oak Park: 0.6 miles 5802 Orange Prairie Road
Glen Oak Park Roads 2218 N. Prospect
Sommer Park North: 1.25 miles 6600 N. Basket Oak Drive
HIKING-GRAVEL-ACCESSIBLE
Illinois River Blu Trail - Oakbrook: 0.4 miles
Access at 720 W. Brookforest Dr.
Illinois River Blu Trail - Robinson Hill Prairie Loop: 0.35 miles
Illinois River Blu Trail - Wokanda: 0.2 miles 620 Boy Scout Road
Tawny Oaks Prairie Path: .5 mile loop
715 W Singing Woods Rd.
HIKING-NATURAL SURFACE-EASY
HIKING-NATURAL SURFACE-MEDIUM
BICYCLING
Trail maps are available at www.peoriaparks-planning.org/park-maps
HIKING-NATURAL SURFACE-DIFFICULT
Illinois River Blu Trail - Wokanda Purple: 0.65 miles 620 Boy Scout Road
Illinois River Blu Trail -
Deerbrook Plateau: 0.4 miles Access at 720 W. Brookforest Drive
Detweiller Park - Dry Run Trail: 0.6 miles 8327 N. Galena Road
Detweiller Park - Ridge Top Trail: 0.5 miles 8327 N. Galena Road
Forest Park Valley and Valley Loop: 1.75 miles 5809 Forest Park Drive
Detweiller Park - Trail: 0.25 miles 8327 N. Galena Road
Forest Park Bee Tree and Deer Run: 3 miles 5809 Forest Park Drive
Detweiller Pimiteoui: 3.2 miles 8327 N. Galena Road
Forest Park Pimiteoui: 1.25 miles 5809 Forest Park Drive
Forest Park Wake Robin: 2.75 miles 5809 Forest Park Drive
Illinois River Blu Trail - Wokanda to Detweiller: 7 miles Trailheads at 200 W Mossville Rd and Detweiller Park
Singing Woods Trail: 1.10 miles 715 W. Singing Woods Rd.
PPD Rock Island Greenway: 13 miles
To the North, connects to State of Illinois Rock Island Trail. To the Southeast, connects to the River Trail of Illinois. www.ritrail.org
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REGIONAL PARKS / FACILITIES
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Bicycle Safety Town: 6518 N. Sheridan, 682-6684 Bradley Park: 1500 N. Park Road
Central Park Pool: 415 W. Richmond, 686-3370
Corn Stock Theatre: in Bradley Park (#2), 676-2196 Detweiller Park and Playground: 8327 N. Galena Rd. Detweiller Marina: foot of Caroline St., 673-6523 Forest Park Nature Center: 5809 Forest Park Dr., 686-3360
Franciscan Rec Complex & Park: 908 Sterling Ave., 677-6705
Galena Marina: 8414 N. Galena Rd.
Glen Oak Park: 2218 N. Prospect Rd.
Glen Oak Amphitheatre: in Glen Oak Park (#9), 681-2851
Gwynn, John/Park & Aqua cs: 807 W. Second, 676-2891
Heart of Illinois Special Rec: 8727 N. Pioneer Rd., 691-1929
Kinsey Park: 7999 W Southport Rd
Lakeview Park: Intersec on of Lake & University Lakeview Family Aqua c Center: in Lakeview Park (#12), 686-3377
Lakeview Recrea on Center: in Lakeview Park (#12) Logan Rec Center: in Logan Park (#37), 676-8179 Luthy Botanical Garden: in Glen Oak Park (#9), 686-3362
Mossville Soccer Complex: Old Galena Rd.
Noble Center: in Lakeview Park (#12), 682-1200 Northmoor Observatory: at Donovan Park (#33) Northtrail Park: 1621 W. Meadowview Dr.
Owens Center: in Lakeview Park (#12), 686-3369 Peoria Players Theatre: in Lakeview Park (#12), 688-4473
Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum: in Glen Oak Park (#9), 686-3365
Peoria Zoo: in Glen Oak Park (#9), 686-3365
Proctor Recrea on Center: 309 S. DuSable,
673-9183
Registra on O ces: in Lakeview park (#12), 688-3667
RiverPlex: 600 N.E. Water St., 282-1700
Robinson Park: 2825 Mossville Rd.
Rocky Glen: Kickapoo Creek Rd.
Rolling River Playground: adjacent to RiverPlex (#16) Sommer Park: 6329 Koerner Rd., Edwards, 691-8423 Tawny Oaks: 715 W Singing Woods Rd., Edelstein, 418-7051
Trewyn Park: 2219 S. Idaho, 637-3211 Tri-Centennial Playground: in Glen Oak Park (#9) Wokanda, Camp: 620 Boy Scout Rd., Chillicothe, 579-2157
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GOLF COURSES
25. Detweiller Golf Course: 8412 N. Galena Rd, 692-7518 26. Golf Learning Center: 7815 N. Radnor Rd, 690-7162 27. Kellogg Golf Course: 7716 Radnor Rd., 691-0293
28. Madison Golf Course: 2735 W. Dr. ML. King Jr. Dr.,
673-7161
29. Newman Golf Course: 2021 W. Nebraska, 674-1663
NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS
30. Becker Park: 3400 W. Woodhill Lane
31. Bielfeldt Park: 5906 N. Galena Rd.
32. Charter Oak Park: 5802 Orange Prairie Rd.
33. Chartwell Park: 2828 Willow Lake Rd.
34. Columbia Park: 300 McClure
35. Creighton Woods Park: o of Creighton Ter. 36. Donovan Park: 5805 N. Knoxville, 691-8361 37. Endres Park: 5100 Willard Rd.
38. Giant Oak Park: 426 W. High St.
39. Iris Park: Intersec on of Allen & Northmoor 40. Logan Park: 1414 S. Livingston, 676-8179
41. Manning Park: o of Queen Court Rd.
42. Markwoodland Park: 6001 N. Frostwood Pkwy 43. Mar n Luther King Jr. Park: 825 W. McBean 44. Morton Square Park: 901 N.E. Monroe
45. Schmoeger Park: 3400 N. Western
46. Woodru Park: foot of Grant St.
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Forest Park Nature Center
5809 N Forest Park Drive, Peoria Heights • 686-3360 facebook.com/ForestParkNatureCenter @FPNCPPD
Trailhead Nature Store
Our nature store is stocked with a wide variety of eco-friendly and nature-related products and is an excep onal resource for the environmentally conscious consumer. The Trailhead o ers a full line of premium birdseed, houses and feeders; organic co on, hemp, and recycled clothing;
nature books and eld guides; non-toxic cleaning and bath & body products; and Fair Trade and organic items. All purchases directly support the Nature Center and help maintain the Forest Park Nature Preserve.
Presentations
Forest Park o ers naturalists that are available to speak to your group on a range of subjects, including Bird Life of Central Illinois, Ecology of the Illinois River Blu s, Na ve Wild owers and Trees of Illinois, local outdoor recrea onal areas, Non-Toxic Alterna ves for Body & Home, and more. Call the Nature Center for details and to book a presenta on.
Groups that Meet at FPNC
Central Illinois Herpetological Society
Public mee ngs on the rst Thursday
of every month at 7 pm. Come to share or learn about the fascina ng world of amphibians and rep les. Contact CIHS at 682-6208 for more informa on.
Heart of Illinois Sierra Club
Public mee ngs on the third Wednesday of each month from September through May at 7 pm. There is usually a guest speaker followed by discussion. For further informa on contact David Pi man at dvdpi [email protected], 676-5237.
Peoria Audubon Society
Public mee ngs and presenta ons on the second Wednesday of each month from September through May at 7 pm. Visit www.peoriaaudubon.org for details.
Educational Programs
Forest Park Nature Center o ers many ways for students to learn about the natural world. Call for a detailed brochure on any of the following:
Field Studies: Our environmental educa on sta is available to lead your classroom, scout troop, or other organiza on on a eld study through the forests and prairies of Forest Park. These tours last up to 1.5 hours and start at $55 for up to 30 people.
Mini-Naturalist Programs: Geared
to encourage the natural curiosity of preschoolers ages 3-5, this 1.5-hour program takes place at the Moose Shelter at Detweiller Park in April, May, September, and October and is just $2.50/student ($40 minimum).
Traveling Naturalists: Our naturalists are available to present 45-minute interpre ve programs for your classroom, garden club, scout group, or other civic organiza on. Fees start at $60.
Girl Scout Badge Workshops: Girl Scouts can complete badge requirements for Brownie Hiker, Brownie Bugs, Junior Animal Habitats, Cade e Night Owl, and Cade e Trees at Forest Park. Fees are $75 for Cade e Night Owl (2 hours) and $65 for all other workshops (1.5 hours). Call to schedule a workshop for your troop.
AT A GLANCE
This rugged 540-acre park is designated as an Illinois State Nature Preserve.
The Nature Center’s seven miles of hiking trails traverse blu ed forestland and open woodland interspersed
with hill prairie openings that contain uncommon prairie plant species such as bo lebrush grass, pussytoes and golden alexander. Chipmunks, squirrels and white-tailed deer are common inhabitants. Over 100 woodland
bird species commonly use the park as migrants, winter visitors or year- round residents. The Nature Center’s bird feeding sta on is always busy with black-capped chickadees, tu ed tmice, white-breasted nuthatches and downy woodpeckers, as well as warblers, vireos and other neotropical species, par cularly during migra on mes.
MANAGER Kris Shoemaker [email protected]
RENT THE NATURE CENTER
pg. 99
BIRTHDAYS AT FPNC pg. 102
HOURS
Nature Center: Mon-Sat 9 am-5 pm Sunday 1-5 pm
Trails: Dawn to Dusk, year round
Open year round with wheelchair accessible trails
Forest Park Memberships
Help support Forest Park Nature Center by becoming a C.O.R.E. (Conserva on and Outdoor Recrea on Enthusiasts) member. Memberships start at $20 and include a 1-year subscrip on to Tracks and Trails, 10% discount in
the Trailhead Nature Store, reduced fees for classes & concerts, plus membership privileges at over 130 nature centers in North America.
Please note, dogs are not allowed
at Forest Park Nature Center due to its status as an Illnois State Nature Preserve. Dogs are welcome at other Peoria Park District Parks, as well as our dog parks (see pg. 95).
Boy Scout Merit Badge Days
Boy Scouts are invited to come to FPNC
to earn their Merit Badges. Our resident Merit Badge Counselor will be on hand
to guide Scouts through their educa on! Most requirements for this Merit Badge will be met by the end of the session, and nal requirements can be brought back to the Counselor in order to receive a Badge. Please bring your blue card to be signed. Fee: $10/Scout
Date
Time
Badge
Register by
Sa: 1/7
2-5 pm
Mammal Study
12/31/16
Sa: 4/15
9 am- 12 pm
Bird Study
4/4/17
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Classes and Programs at FPNC Advanced Registration Required
Nature Classes for Kids/Home School Nature Classes
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 par cipate in hands-on ac vi es aimed at increasing their knowledge and interest in each topic. Please dress for outside ac vi es.
Age: 6-12 Time: 10-11:30 am
Fee per class: $9/child, $7/CORE members Parents should a end at no fee.
Natural Basket Weaving
Learn the basics of basket weaving as we make a beau ful basket out of pine needles and other natural materials. No experience necessary and all materials are provided. Age: 13+ Fee: $12, $10/CORE members
Winter Survival
Do you know what to do if your car gets stuck in the snow in the middle of nowhere? Are you prepared to survive in the harsh winter condi ons? Come learn the do’s
and don’ts of winter survival. There will
be an opportunity to prac ce some of the skills hands-on outside, so please dress appropriately.
Age: 10+ Fee: $5
Birding Tour of the Illinois River
This trip will take in some of the bird migra on hotspots along the Illinois River, spots renowned for both scenic quality and bird diversity. A er mee ng at the Nature Center, we will proceed to sites such as Spring Lake, Chautauqua, Rice Lake, Banner Marsh, and one of the largest wetland restora on projects in the world, the Nature Conservancy’s Emiquon Preserve. This trip, led by Dennis Endico and Mike Miller
of the Peoria Audubon Society, includes transporta on, a delicious lunch, and snacks.
Age: 14+
Fee: $40/person, $35/CORE and Peoria Audubon members
NEW! Brunch with a Turtle
Join our Box Turtle for brunch while you learn what turtles like to eat. All ages welcome. Light breakfast provided. Age: All Fee: $10, $8/CORE members
Paint a Wren House!
Provide a great nes ng space for a wren family this summer. Kids will have a blast pain ng a wooden wren house to take home a couple of days later, once the houses are dry and sealant has been applied. All supplies are included. Dress to get messy!
Age: 6-12 Fee: $12, $10/CORE members
NEW! Spring Break Escape at FPNC
Kick o Spring Break with a morning of fun at Forest Park Nature Center! Complete
a scavenger hunt challenge in the forest, play nature games, meet some fascina ng animals, and paint a birdhouse to take home. Please bring your lunch for a picnic in the woods!
Age: 7-12 Fee: $16/child
Forest Fairy Tea Party
Enjoy a spring a ernoon tea party at Forest Park! Par cipants will create their own fairy accessories and then stroll through the forest together, enjoying some refreshing tea and treats a erwards.
Age: 4-9 Fee: $9, $7/CORE members
Code
Date
Time
76029
Su: 1/22
1-3 pm
Code
Date
Time
76031
Su: 4/9
2-3 pm
Code
Date
Subject
76013
Th: 2/2
Winter Tree ID
76014
Sa: 2/4
Winter Tree ID
76015
Th: 3/2
Signs of Spring
76018
Sa: 3/4
Signs of Spring
76019
Sa: 4/1
Nests & Eggs
76016
Th: 4/6
Nests & Eggs
76017
Th: 5/4
What Bird is That?
76020
Sa: 5/6
What Bird is That?
Code
Date
Time
76204
Sa: 2/19
1:30-3:30 pm
Code
Date
Time
76034
M: 4/10
9 am-1 pm
Preschool Party
Bring your li le one to the Nature Center for a “party” lled with fun and learning designed just for them! Each session features nature-themed ac vi es and a cra , and if the weather permits, a walk outside.
Age: 2-5 Time: 10-11 am
Fee per class: $9/child, $7/CORE members Parents should a end at no fee.
Code
Date
Subject
76021
Sa: 1/21
Eagles
76022
M: 1/30
Eagles
76023
Sa: 2/25
Fur & Feathers
76024
M: 2/27
Fur & Feathers
76025
Sa: 3/25
Rocks
76026
M: 3/27
Rocks
76027
M: 4/24
Nests & Eggs
76028
Sa: 4/29
Nests & Eggs
Code
Date
Time
76030
Sa: 3/4
7 am-5 pm
Code
Date
Time
76205
Sa: 3/18
10-11 am
Code
Date
Time
76032
Su: 4/30
2-3:30 pm
76033
Sun: 5/7
2-3:30 pm
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Forest Park Nature Center
5809 N Forest Park Drive, Peoria Heights • 686-3360
Drop-In Walks and Programs at FPNC
Many of our programs are free, but donations are requested.
Yoga with Jean Sloan
Every Monday • 5:30-6:45 pm • Ages 13+ Fee: $36/4 classes, $64/8 classes, or $10 drop-in
This beginning class will combine gentle postures, breathing prac ces and relaxa on with an emphasis on self-acceptance and discovery. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat, and refrain from ea ng a large meal prior to class. Some mats are available for use. For more informa on contact Jean at 678-8099.
Old Time Folk & Country Jam
2nd Sunday of each month
3:30-5:00 pm • All ages
Dust o that guitar, ddle, banjo or other acous c instrument and bring it down to the Nature Center for a jam session. Meet other musicians and learn some new songs. Music lovers of all ages are encouraged to come, listen and enjoy.
Eagles on the Illinois River
Sa: 1/7 • 10 am
Each year hundreds of bald eagles over- winter in the Illinois River Valley. We dedicate this day to the apprecia on of these incredible birds of prey as the Peoria Audubon Society and Forest Park Nature Center o er a presenta on and tours to view Bald Eagles along the river!
Owl Prowl at Forest Park
Tu: 1/10 and 2/7 • 6 pm • Ages 5+
Hike into the realm of nocturnal cri ers. Learn the natural history of our na ve owls. We will prac ce our owl calls and everyone will have a chance to “give a hoot.” Dress warm!
Winter Wonder Walks
Sa: 1/14 and 1/28 • 9:30 am
Watch the wonderful world of nature unfold on these naturalist-guided tours. We will explore animal tracks and learn how animals cope with the season. Dress warm!
Animal Encounters
Feel the smooth scales of a snake slide through your hand, hear the hiss of a giant cockroach, and see a tarantula up close and personal. This short program will give you a new respect for some animals who de nitely don’t t into the cute, furry, cuddly mold, but are nonetheless some of nature’s greatest creatures.
River Spirit Flute Circle
Sa: 1/21, 2/18, 3/18, and 4/15
1:00-2:00 pm • All ages
Listen to Na ve American ute music,
or try your hand at playing this beau ful wooden instrument. All levels are welcome, and the circle is open to the public. No previous musical experience is necessary. Randy Starnes, a local ute maker, is the leader of the group and will have utes
for you to borrow or purchase. Bring your own ute if you have one. Contact Bonnie Cox at [email protected] for more informa on.
Reverse Science Fair
M: 1/16 • $4/child, $3/CORE members Ages: Grade School and Jr. High Students 10 am-2 pm (drop in any me)
This Mar n Luther King Day, keep your
kids learning on their day o of school!
You bring the kids and we will set up the experiments. This science fair will have a series of interac ve, nature themed science demonstra ons.
Show the Park Some Love
2/1-2/14 • During Regular Business Hours Drop by the Nature Center any me from February 1st through Valen ne’s Day to leave a love note for the park! We will have paper, crayons, markers and more set up in the bird room to let your crea vity y. Let us know why you love the nature center! You can either hang up your Forest Park Valen ne to display, or leave it in the mailbox provided for sta to read.
Lea ess Tree ID
Sa: 2/11 and 2/25 • 1:30 pm • Ages 10+ Winter tree iden ca on should not “leaf” you “stumped!” Learn how to easily iden fy na ve trees in the winter. Winter tree nders and several eld guides are available in the store.
St. Patrick’s Day Snake Lore
Su: 3/12 • 1:30 pm • All ages
St. Patrick may have chased all of the snakes out of Ireland, but thankfully he hasn’t banished the snakes from Forest Park! Celebrate St. Pa y’s Day at the Nature Center by learning about the myths, legends, and tradi ons concerning snakes from cultures across the globe.
Clean the Hill!
Su: 4/2 • 1-3 pm • Ages 12+
Join us in cleaning up one of the more neglected areas in Forest Park Nature Center, Forest Park Drive. To make the cleanup as safe as possible, the Village of Peoria Heights will be closing the hill from tra c. Work gloves and trash bags will be provided. Please wear appropriate clothing and bring a water bo le. We will be leaving from Forest Park Nature Center at 1 pm. All par cipants between 12-17 years of age must have a parent or guardian present.
Morning Bird Hikes
Sa: 4/15 and 5/13
7:30-8:30 am • Ages 10+
The early bird may get the worm, but the early rising bird watcher gets to see the best assortment of our feathered friends! Please bring your own binoculars (we have a few pairs to lend out). All levels of experience are welcome!
Date
Subject
Time
Su: 1/8
Insects and Spiders
1:30-2 pm
Su: 1/29
Snakes and Turtles
1:30-2 pm
Su: 2/12
Insects and Spiders
1:30-2 pm
Su: 2/26
Snakes and Turtles
1:30-2 pm
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Songs from the Woods Concert Series
The woods will ring with music at our monthly concert series featuring some of the best singer-songwriters and folk musicians anywhere! Fee: $10/adult, $9/ages 12 and under, $8/CORE members. Concerts begin at 7 pm.
Peoria Wilds Ecological Restoration Workdays
Join these restora on
workdays and meet new pgs. 96-98 people, learn about na ve
(and non-na ve) ora and fauna, have some fun, and get some exercise! Bring gloves and water and dress appropriately for an outdoor experience.
Call Kris Shoemaker at 309-686-3360 for further informa on. Or, just show up at one of the workdays listed below.
Forest Park Nature Preserve Garlic Mustard Melee
Sa: 4/29 from 1-4pm and
Sa: 5/13 from 10am-1 pm (other dates by appointment)
Ages 14+ (minors must have guardian signed waiver)
Garlic mustard, an exo c invasive plant species, is threatening to drive out the na ve understory plants and is gaining ground rapidly. Please spend what me you can helping us control this plant that is spreading rapidly! A short presenta on on garlic mustard iden ca on and control will precede the control e orts.
Springdale Cemetery Savanna
Contact steward Mike Rucker at 309-692-0621 or [email protected]
Rocky Glen Hill Prairie Area
Contact steward David Pi man at 309-676-5237 or dvdpi [email protected] for more informa on.
VOLUNTEER!
Bryan Bowers • Saturday, January 14
For nearly three decades, Bryan Bowers has been to the autoharp what Earl Scruggs was to the ve-string banjo. He presents instrumental virtuosity combined with warmth, eloquence, expression and professionalism. Bryan has a dynamic outgoing personality and an uncanny ability to enchant a crowd in prac cally any situa on.
Barry Cloyd and Friends • Saturday, February 11
Barry has been
performing across
America for years,
but his roots run
deep here in Peoria.
An accomplished
songwriter and excep onal guitarist, mul -instrumentalist and historian, Barry always pulls in an excep onal line-up of musicians for this annual show to the hometown crowd.
Four Shillings Short • Saturday, March 11
Four Shillings Short
is part of the crea ve
fusion that is happening
in World Music today.
Blending Cel c, East
Indian and American Folk
music with Medieval,
Renaissance and Original
composi ons, “the interna onal duo have carved out a musical iden ty all their own.”
The Cantrells • Saturday, April 8
Al and Emily Cantrell have been bringing their unique style of acous c music to a growing number of fans across the country since before their marriage in 1985. Their music has been featured on NPR’s Mountain Stage and Riders Radio Theater as well as numerous other local, regional and na onal radio programs.
Drop-In Programs Continued
Spring Photo Scavenger Hunt
Sa: 4/15 • 10 am-4 pm • All Ages
Bring your digital camera or phone and head out onto the trails! Each par cipant will receive a list of challenges to complete on this fun, nature-themed scavenger hunt that can be done in a group or individually. Complete as many challenges as you can, and when you’re done, show your photos to the naturalist back at the Nature Center.
Signs of Spring Walks
Su: 4/23 • 1:30 pm • All ages
Explore the woods with a naturalist and experience the awakening of the plants and animals of the Illinois River Blu s. Discover spring wild owers, insects and colorful birds on these hikes.
Wild ower Walks
W: 4/19, 5/3, and 5/17 • 10 am • All ages Nothing is be er than star ng the day with a warm cup of co ee or tea and breathing some fresh spring air! Par cipants will love seeing the beauty of spring revealed and the chance to get to know some other nature lovers on this naturalist guided tour. Wear comfortable walking shoes as we will walk up to a half- mile.
Mother’s Day Hike
Su: 5/14 • 1:30 pm • All ages
Enjoy the beauty of Forest Park together as a family as we stroll through the woods to see what Mother Nature has to o er. Each mother in a endance will receive a small Mother’s Day gi .
13th Annual
Earth Day Fes val
Sa: 4/22 • 11 am-4 pm • All ages
Celebrate Mother Nature! Here’s your opportunity to “think globally, act locally.” Peruse the numerous booths, locate local resources, and learn what you can do to make a di erence. Enjoy live music, great local food, educa onal materials and
hands-on demos, kids cra s and face pain ng, and much more. Register to win door prizes and enjoy our Annual Earth Day Sale at the Trailhead Nature Store.
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Camp Wokanda
620 Boy Scout Rd, Chillicothe • 579-2157
facebook.com/CampWokanda
AT A GLANCE
Camp Wokanda is a 276-acre woodland se ng that includes a lake, trails, dining hall, cabins, program buildings and tent camping. Wokanda is reserved for rental groups and program par cipants. Just 20 minutes from downtown Peoria, Wokanda o ers a variety of naturalist tours, environmental educa on and rental op ons for groups interested in secluded gatherings in a natural se ng.
CAMP WOKANDA MANAGER
Jacob Mol: [email protected] BIRTHDAYS See pg. 102
EVENT RENTALS See pg. 99
For a Camp Map, please visit us at www.peoriaparks.org/camp-wokanda/
Includes the North, East, South & West Cabins.
Camp style buildings with wood oors, bunkbeds, electricity, wood stoves, outdoor re- ring and outhouses. Rentals include access to Camp Wokanda’s restroom and shower facility. $80/weekend night; $135/weekend; $70/ weekday
Valley Cabins (capacity: 12/cabin)
Includes the Blackfeet, Iroquois, Handicra ,
and Cherokee Cabins. Four cabins in main valley, similar to our Ridge Cabins, but with concrete oors. Rentals include access to Wokanda’s restroom and shower facility. $60/weekend night; $85/weekend; $50/weeknight
Tent Camping (capacity: 10/site)
Tent sites are located throughout the camp to accommodate groups of various sizes. They are available with hand washing facili es and privies. Other single tent sites available upon request. $20/night
Group Tent Sites
(Suited for LARGE Groups with more than 4 tents). Our Pines and Algonquin Group tent sites are perfect for large scale camping events and can accommodate several tents for your next ou ng! $80/night
Adirondacks (capacity: 4/unit)
Three lean-tos in a remote part of camp.
$20/night
Firewood is available with cabin rentals for $20 for a half bin or $40 for a full bin. Downed and dead wood can be used by registered campers free of charge.
Group Programs
NEW!
Chill Billy nter Sporting Event
Saturday, January 14 • 9 am
$5 for ages 5+, ages 4 and under are free Cabins are available to rent!
Camping Accommoda ons
Ridge Cabins (capacity: 20/cabin)
$45 - 2-Hour Endurance Run
$65 - 8-Hour Endurance Run (race par cipants are exempt from $5 admission fee)
Check Facebook for a complete schedule of events!
General admission includes:
• Chili lunch
• Open ice shing
• Introduc on to Orienteering • Winter Survival Class
• Winter Birding Hike
Register in advance for the Chill Billy 2-hour and 8-hour Endurance Runs!
Visit www.runract.net to register.
VOLUNTEER! pgs. 96-98
Doggie Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 15 • 1-3 pm $5/dog, $2/human
VOLUNTEER! pgs. 96-98
This Doggie Egg Hunt includes hunts for small and large breeds, a costume contest with prizes and ac vi es for the whole family! A por on of this family furrr-iendly event will be donated to local animal shelters. Be sure to bring your camera!
Canoes are available by reserva on as sta ng permits. Rental includes paddles and personal ota on devices. $10/per canoe for a 2-hour rental
Naturalist Guided Hikes
$3/student • 1.5 hours
Handouts available upon request:
Choose from the list of topics below or pair up with sta to create a tailored experience. Pond Study • Creek Stomp • Wild about Bugs Ar sts and Scien sts • Nature Hike
Birding Hike • Tree ID
Scout Badges
Pair one of the following badges with our overnight accommoda ons and you will be sure to make memories that will last a life me!
Brownie Girl Scout Badges: Hiker, Bugs, Senses. Cost: $10 per scout (10 minimum)
2017 Winter Playbook
Junior Girl Scout Badges: Camper, Naturalist, Gardener, Ar st, Animal Habitats
Cost: $10 per scout (10 minimum)
Cub Scouts Badges: Naturalist, Forester Cost: $10 per scout (10 minimum)
Boy Scout Merit Badges: Bird Study, Environmental Science, Fish & Wildlife, Insect Study, Nature, Weather, Mammal Study, Plant Study, Wildlife Survival, Rep le and Amphibian Study, Art
Cost: $15 per scout (10 minimum)
Advance registra on is required and may only be scheduled according to sta availability. Call us or e-mail [email protected] for details.
Camp Wokanda
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Classes and Programs at Camp Wokanda Just drop in unless otherwise listed.
Pain ng a Winter Scene - Advanced Registra on Required
Sa: 2/18 • 12-3 pm • $15
Join us for a Winter Wonderland pain ng in our Rus c Lodge se ng. Capture the winter beauty with a warm re and beverages. All materials are provided and instructor will guide and teach techniques to help you capture a scenic pain ng with acrylic. Bring your easel if you have one, please. Call 579-2157 or email [email protected] to register.
Maple Syrup Workshop and Pancake Breakfast
Advanced Registra on Recommended but Not Required
Sa: 4/1 • 9:00 am-12:00 pm
$12/adults, $6/ages 4-12, free/ages 0-3
Fill up on pancakes and fresh Maple Syrup from Camp
Wokanda!
Then, go on a tour to learn the basics of how maple syrup is processed and collected. Breakfast will be served from 9:00 am-12:00 pm.
Tours are at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, and 12:0 pm. Call 579-2157 or email [email protected] to register.
Essen al Oils - Advanced Registra on Required
$5 per person
Come learn about essen al oils- what they are, how they can be used, and safety ps. Essen al oils are gi s from the earth that support our bodies' physical and emo onal func ons. We will sample a variety of oils, and speci cally discuss how to use them to make you healthy and happy! Each par cipant will get to make a product to take home. Call 579-2157 or email [email protected] to register.
Barn Dance
Sa: 4/8 • 7-10 pm $5/person or $20/family
Come on down for a boot scoot ‘n’ boogie evening at Camp Wokanda. This is our rst barn dance of the year.
Jim Hicks and Peggy Holmes are guaranteed to keep your feet moving throughout the night. All skill levels are welcome!
Follow the lantern-lit path to enjoy music, dancing, and snack in the Dining Hall. Bring your favorite treat to share.
VOLUNTEER! pgs. 96-98
Over 21? Save the date for Camp Wokandas's 1st
ADULTS ONLY
DAY CAMP
Coming July 29th-30th, 2017 No Wi-Fi. No Worries. Just Nature!
Topic
Take Home
Date
Time
New Year, New You
Roller Blend
Su: 1/8
1-2:30 pm
Romance is in the Air
Salt or Massage Blend
Sun: 1/28
1-2:30 pm
Greening Your Cleaning Products
All purpose Cleaner
Sun: 3/12
1-2:30 pm
Tawny Oaks
715 W Singing Woods Rd, Edelstein • 686-3360
AT A GLANCE
Tawny Oaks is one of the Peoria Park District’s newest natural areas and is located adjacent to Singing Woods, a 700 acre Illinois Nature Preserve.
The mission of the Tawny Oaks site is to “focus the community on the rich bio c heritage of Central Illinois and engage people in its protec on and restora on.” The property contains a prairie restora on, handicap accessible trail, picnic area, and is the future home of a visitors center.
Tawny Oaks is located in rural Edelstein near the Caterpillar Mossville Plant.
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Tawny Oaks will be open on April 1 through October 28, 2017 on Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 am -4:00 pm.
It will be closed Sunday through Tuesday.
Contact Forest Park Nature Center for more informa on on Tawny Oaks.


Sommer Park
6329 Koerner Rd, Edwards • 691-8423
Save the date!
Pioneer Days
June 25, July 30, August 27, September 24 and October 29 1-4 pm • $3/person age 4+
Rent a shelter for a few hours (5 hour max), a whole day (un l 11 pm) or for the weekend. Prairie Shelter ............................................................................................... $ 50.00/hour 250 person capacity, electricity, modern vaulted toilets, and playground 75’ x 25” Woodland Shelter ......................................................................................... $ 30.00/hour 60 person capacity, electricity, ceiling fans, beau ful se ng, port-a-po es 32’ x 26’
Camp HQ Front Porch ................................................................................... $ 35.00/hour 80 person capacity, electricity, large open eld and ushable toilets.
Pioneer Homestead ...................................................................................... $ 30.00/hour 30 person capacity, port-a-po es, outside picnic area (does NOT include barn or cabin) Fire Circles ..................................................................................................... $ 25.00/hour 40 person capacity, nearby play elds and parking
Kitchen Rental ........................................................... $30/up to 5 hours or $50/full day Ancient Oaks Day Camp kitchen includes a commercial refrigerator, freezer and industrial three-compartment sinks (subject to availability).
WEDDINGS, RECEPTIONS AND SPECIAL EVENTS
The Prairie Schoolhouse has large windows, n lanterns and a tree draped background. The a ordable fee of $450 makes this a perfect indoor site with sea ng for 70 people.
The Prairie Shelter is a large, outdoor covered shelter. The quiet, tree lined loca on is only $800 for full day rental (un l 11 pm) and includes the ability to serve beer and wine and choose your own catering company. A must see for that special occasion or fundraiser. Tents may be used on site with the rental of addi onal days ($200/day) to prepare for the event.
PHOTOGRAPHY SITE RENTAL
Looking to take senior portraits, engagement/wedding/family photos with a unique se ng? The Pioneer Homestead contains 1850 style building and trees/na ve grasses suited for that ideal pose. Fee is $30/hour and a permit is provided upon full payment.
Civil War Spring ill
$3/person
Saturday, April 29 • 10 am-5 pm
Sunday, April 30 • 10 am-2 pm
Spring has arrived and soldiers are preparing for a long march. Come experience the daily life of men and women and watch them in ac on (and perhaps be a part of daily drill). Civil War enthusiasts from the Midwest will bring to life the joys and sorrows of the me. Bring a camera and have your picture taken with the soldiers.
Central Illinois Military Fest WWII & Vietnam
Saturday, June 3 • 10 am-4 pm Sunday, June 4 • 10 am-3 pm Public Ba les:
• Saturday at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm
• Sunday at 11 am and 1 pm
www.centralilww2.com
SHELTER RENTAL
Sommer Park School and
Corporate Teams Course
The Sommer Park Teams Course is a series of 12 ini a ves strategically laid out in a woodland se ng. This series of puzzles, obstacles, and challenges, by their design, will demand communica on, coopera on, and trust. At its very basic, a teams course is fun, but it also allows for high quality, structured, and purposeful learning. Enjoy being a player in the Human Foosball court or play in the Ga Ga Pit!
For 15 or more par cipants, age 11+.
Call for fee details.
Get a jump on summer! Check out Summer Camp programs and take advantage of early- bird pricing.
AT A GLANCE
Sommer Park is a use-by-reserva on facility that o ers private/public special events, including weddings, reunions, picnics, and church/youth groups. It can accommodate over 1000 guests.
MANAGER Tom Miller [email protected]
BIRTHDAY PARTIES See pg. 102 WEDDINGS & RENTALS See pg. 100
VOLUNTEER AT SOMMER PARK
Become a Sommer Park VIP - Volunteering, Interpre ng and Preserving - Living History and Environmental Educa on. We
are currently seeking volunteers interested in outdoor educa on and living history. Training is available; this is a great place to spend VOLUNTEER!
a few hours during the pgs. 96-98 month!
Nena
Hardware
1415 W. Forrest Hill • Peoria
688-9700
QUALITY SERVICE SINCE 1979
Thank you to Nena for sponsoring
100 Bluebird Nesting Boxes in select
Peoria Park District Parks!
2017 Winter Playbook Sommer Park
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50 Rock
Melinda Huett, Coordinator • 681-2859 • [email protected] facebook.com/Peoria50Rock
50 Rock Community
Classic Movies at the Noble Center
Fee: $3 • Each movie starts at 1 pm
Escape for a bit and join us for the movies that entertained you in a simpler me. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry and maybe even feel like dancing. Enjoy complimentary popcorn and beverages while you watch.
Cooking Classes at Hy-Vee
Purchase a 2017 Classic Movies Season Pass for $12!
AT A GLANCE
We o er a variety of classes for ages 50+ that take place in various loca ons throughout the Peoria community.
Special thanks to the many businesses and agencies that host recrea on programs.
CLASS LOCATIONS
• Don’s Music Land/MusiCenter
7717 N. University #A
• Franciscan Rec Complex (FRC)
908 Sterling Ave
• First Bap st Church of Peoria
411 W Lake Ave
• Noble Center
1125 W Lake Ave
• Forest Park Nature Center
5809 N Forest Park Drive
• Hy-Vee
4125 N Sheridan Rd
Movie
Stars
Date
The Inspector General - 1948
Danny Kaye
Tu: 1/10
The Son of Monte Cristo - 1940
Louis Hayward, Joan Benne
Tu: 2/14
My Favorite Brune e - 1947
Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour
Tu: 3/14
The Li le Princess - 1939
Shirley Temple, Richard Greene
Tu: 4/11
Katrina Howard, RD, LDN, is the die an at the Hy-Vee on Sheridan Road. She is passionate about making nutri ous food taste amazing and loves sharing that knowledge. Join us in the upstairs club room to learn about a variety of healthy topics. These cooking classes
will be fun, interac ve, and come with food samples to give you an idea of how delicious healthy ea ng can be.
*Please note you will be making meals to take home during the 1/11 classes.
50 Rock Learning: Upcycled & Recycled ojects
Code
Day-Date
Cost
Time
Subject
77872
W: 1/11*
$40
5:30-6:30 pm
6 Slow Cooker Freezer Meals for 2
77873
W: 1/11*
$75
5:30-6:30 pm
6 Slow Cooker Freezer Meals for 4
77874
W: 2/8
$12
2-3 pm
Vegetarian Heart Healthy
77875
W: 3/8
$20
5:30-6:30 pm
Dumplings from Around the World
77876
W: 4/12
$20
2-3 pm
Spring Vegetables
Plarn Bags
Learn how to make a reusable tote bag made from recycled plas c grocery bags! We will crochet the totes using "plarn" or plas c yarn. Crochet experience is helpful, but not necessary. All materials will be provided, and par cipants will
be given a crochet hook for comple ng future projects with this technique.
Classes held at Forest Park Nature Center
Natural Basket Weaving
Learn the basics of basket weaving as we make a beau ful basket out of natural materials. No experience is necessary, and all materials will be provided.
Nostalgic T-Shirt Tote Bags
Do you have old T-Shirts that you don't wear any more but aren't ready to part with? Use them to create a tote bag! Bring your T-Shirts, and we will provide instruc on and sewing supplies.
*Fee for Forest Park CORE members is $8
Code
Date
Time
Cost
77879
M: 2/13
10-11:30am
$10*
Code
Date
Time
Cost
77881
M: 3/20
10-11:30 am
$10*
Code
Date
Time
Cost
77878
M: 1/23
10-11:30 am
$10*
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50 Rock
Melinda Huett, Coordinator • 681-2854 • [email protected] facebook.com/Peoria50Rock
Piano/Keyboard/Technic and
Theory Classes
Loca on: Don’s Music Land
Have you ever said to yourself: “I’ve always wanted to play the piano,” or “I wish I had never quit taking piano lessons.” These comments are quite common. Studies have shown that learning and playing piano will bene t you physically and mentally. As adults, we all need to enrich our lives and our minds! Come join the fun, make new friends, and learn a wonderful life-long hobby.
The classes below are for all students: Very Beginners, Begin Again, and Con nuing Students. All students are in a group se ng with each student taught individually. Choose the class me that is best for you!
*No Class 3/21
Bluebirds in the Park
Saturday, 4/8 10:00am-12:00pm Learn how to help bluebirds by studying the ones that nest at Sommer Park. Park bluebird monitors will share pictures and data about the resident bluebirds and will also take par cipants on a short walk to visit some nes ng boxes at the park. Par cipants will also have the op on to take home the plans and/or supplies for building their own bluebird nes ng box for $5. Please dress appropriately for the weather as we will go rain or shine. This program is sponsored by the generous support of Nena Hardware.
50 Rock Learning
Mah Jongg
Mondays and Wednesday, ongoing 1-3 pm
Noble Center
$3/session or $25/10 visit punch card
A fun and challenging table game
with 3-4 players per table. It teaches skill, strategy and calcula on as you exercise your mental muscles and enjoy some fun with friends learning to play this very old, very popular game that originated in China. New and experienced players welcome. This is American style Mah Jongg and not the computer game. Peggy Whaley will be available to instruct new players.
Book Smarts: Peer Book Review Thursday, 3/16 1-3pm
Have you read a good book lately?
Are you looking for a good book to read? This is not a book club, but an opportunity for fellow book lovers
to come together and give a brief overview and opinion of recent books they have read and to share with the group for poten al books to also read. Please bring the name and tle of the book you would like to discuss with others. This is also your chance to hear others review books that you might be interested in.
AARP Classes
50 Rock is partnering with AARP to o er FREE educa onal sessions at the Noble Center. To register for any of these classes, please call AARP at 1-877-926-8300.
iPhone Beyond the Basics
Tu: 1/24 • 11:30 am-1 pm
Join AARP for a more in-depth class on your iPhone. This class is taking you a step beyond the basics.
Digital Photography for iPhone Tu: 1/31 • 12:30-2 pm
AARP has iden ed all the skills you need to take great photos, organize and protect your images, tell powerful visual stories, and safely share your images with family and friends through your iPhone or iPad.
Code
Date
Time
Cost
77577
Tu: 1/24-4/4*
1-1:50 pm
$130
77871
Tu: 1/24-4/4*
2-2:50 pm
$130
77575
Tu: 1/24-4/4*
3-3:50 pm
$130
77578
Tu: 4/25-5/23
1-1:50 pm
$65
77870
Tu: 4/25-5/23
3-3:50 pm
$65
77576
Tu: 4/25-5/23
3-3:50 pm
$65
Save the Date
May 3-7, 2017
Over 21?
Save the date for Camp Wokanda's 1st
ADULTS ONLY Day Camp
Coming July 29th-30th, 2017
No Wi-Fi. No Worries. Just Nature!
Find more adult tness classes on page 67.
Find Tai Ji classes on page 55.
Code
Date
Time
Cost
77883
Sa: 4/8
10-12:00 pm
$5
2017 Winter Playbook
50 Rock
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Fun and Fit Over 50
50 Rock Wellness
A wonderful low impact cardio class for men and women age 50+. This class incorporates strengthening, toning, stretching and resistance exercises with bands, balls and weights. Get t, have fun and make new friends. Punchcards can be used at all loca ons.
Day
M, W, F (ongoing) M, W, F (ongoing)
Core and More
Time
8:00-8:50 am 9:00-9:50 am
Instructor
Nancy Shallenberger & Kendra Parker Peggy Shadid & Theresa Pearce
Fee
$3.50 drop in or $30/10 visit punch card $3.50 drop in or $30/10 visit punch card
Loca on
Franciscan Rec Complex Noble Center
A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel be er. Try it - you’ll love this class and feel so much be er. This class happens right a er Fun & Fit - stay and give it a go!
Day-Date
M, W (ongoing) M, W 1/10-2/28
Time
8:55-9:25 am 10-10:30 am
Instructor
Nancy Shallenberger & Kendra Parker Peggy Shadid
Fee
$3 drop in or $25/$10 visit punch card $3 drop in or $25/$10 visit punch card
Loca on
Franciscan Rec Complex Noble Center
50 Rock Walk and More
Simple walking for cardio, exercise bands and light weights for toning, strength and core development. Maximum fun!
Day-Date Time Instructor Fee
Tu, Th (ongoing) 5:00-5:50 pm Peggy Shadid $3.50 drop in or $30/10 visit punch card
Beginner Line Dance
Learn basic line dance steps using swing, cha-cha and waltz music for great fun and exercise. No partner needed.
Loca on
Lakeview Rec Center
Code
77543
77544
77566
77567
77569
77570
Day-Date
M: 1/9-2/27 Tu: 1/10-2/28 Th: 1/12-3/2 M: 3/6-4/24 Tu: 3/7-4/25 Th: 3/9-4/27*
Time
9:30-10:30 am 9:30-10:30 am 10:15-11:15 am 9:30-10:30 am 9:30-10:30 am 10:15-11:15 am
Instructor Fee
Jerrie Roe $32 Jerrie Roe $32 Jerrie Roe $32 Jerrie Roe $32 Jerrie Roe $32 Jerrie Roe $32
Loca on
First Bap st Church First Bap st Church First Bap st Church First Bap st Church First Bap st Church First Bap st Church
. .
Intermediate Line Dance
Step up the challenge and the fun with intermediate line dance! *4/27 class at Noble Center.
Code
77545 77571
Day-Date
Th: 1/12-3/2 Th: 3/9-4/27
Time
9:00-10:00 am 9:00-10:00 am
Instructor Fee
Jerrie Roe $32 Jerrie Roe $32
Loca on
First Bap st Church First Bap st Church
Join in an ancient prac ce that harmonizes mind, body and spirit. Yoga reduces stress and improves muscle tone and exibility. Class is suitable for beginners and experienced par cipants.
Code
77541 77542
Tai Chi
Day-Date
Tu, Th: 1/17-2/23 Tu, Th: 3/14-4/20
Time
9:00-9:50 am 9:00-9:50 am
Instructor
Nancy Shallenberger Nancy Shallenberger
Fee Loca on
$40 Franciscan Rec Complex $40 Franciscan Rec Complex
The ancient prac ce of Tai Chi is proven to be one of the most e ec ve exercises to improve health, tness, and relaxa on. It can reduce tension, improve circula on and balance while increasing strength and exibility. Tai Chi consists of uid, gentle, and relaxed movements suitable for anyone.
Code
77560
77562
77563
77564
77869
77568
Day-Date
Tu, Th: 2/7-3/2 Tu, Th: 2/7-3/2 Tu, Th: 3/7-3/30 Tu, Th: 3/7-3/30 Tu, Th: 4/4-4/27 Tu, Th: 4/4-4/27
Time
3:15-4:00 pm 5:30-6:15 pm 3:15-4:00 pm 5:30-6:15 pm 3:15-4:00 pm 5:30-6:15 pm
Instructor
Jan Bishop Jan Bishop Jan Bishop Jan Bishop Jan Bishop Jan Bishop
Fee Loca on
$32 Noble Center $32 Noble Center $32 Noble Center $32 Noble Center $32 Noble Center $32 Noble Center
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*4/27 class at Noble Center.
Personal Training with
Peggy Shadid
Flexible mes at Noble Center, Franciscan Rec Complex and Lakeview Recrea on Center Cer ed personal trainer Peggy Shadid will create a fun, safe program designed to meet your personal tness needs. Choose indoor or outdoor workouts. For individuals or groups of up to 6 people. Call 681-2859 for rates and mes.
Yoga for 50+
DROP IN ANYTIME


Peoria Park District Golf
Golf Learning Center: 7815 N Radnor Rd • 690-7162 • www.ppdgolf.org
facebook.com/PPDgolf @ppdgolf
Spring Into Golf
Free Spring Golf Clinics
Golf Learning Center • April 15
We’ll cover the basics of golf set up and full swing. Clinics are limited to the rst 20 people registered.
AGE TIME
7-11 2:15-3:15 pm
12-16 3:30-4:30 pm
17+ 4:45-5:45 pm
Free Senior Clinics
Golf Learning Center • April 23 Ages 50+ • Limit 15 par cipants
2:15-3:15 pm 3:15-4:15 pm 4:15-5:15 pm
Full Swing Chipping Pu ng
Free Ladies Clinics
Golf Learning Center
May 7, May 21, June 11, and July 9 Clinics are from 2:00-3:00 pm.
All ages and skill levels are welcome!
Call the Golf Learning Center at 690-7162 to sign up for clinics.
Code
Age
Time
76292
6-7
9:15-10:15 am
76293
8-11
10:30-11:30 am
76294
12-15
11:45 am -12:45 pm
76295
8-11
4:00-5:00 pm
76296
16-17
7:15-8:15 pm
- Adult Golf Lessons -
- Junior Golf Lessons -
Bring a golf bag, four clubs and your pu er to these lessons at the Golf Learning Center. Six 1-hour classes covering the basics, your full swing and short game. Rental clubs available at no charge.
Fee-R/NR: $45/$50 Min/Max: 6-10
Session I - Tu, W, Th: 6/6-6/15
Session II - Tu, W, Th: 6/20-6/29
Session III - Tu, W, Th: 7/11-7/20
Code
Age
Time
76297
6-7
9:15-10:15 am
76298
8-11
10:30-11:30 am
76299
12-15
11:45 am -12:45 pm
76300
8-11
4:00-5:00 pm
76301
16-17
7:15-8:15 pm
Adult Indoor Lessons
Four 1-hour sessions at the Golf Learning Center covering the following:
• Explain grip, stance & swing mo on
• Review week 1, explain full swing and
work individually
• Explain woods & work individually • Overall review
Bring a 5-iron to your rst lesson. Rental clubs available at no charge. Age: 18+ Min/Max: 3-4 Fee-R/NR: $60/$65
Beginners Golf - Women Only
New to the game and need the basics? You’ll receive ve 1-hour beginner lessons. Bring your clubs to the Golf Learning Center. Rental clubs available at no charge.
Age: 18+ Min/Max: 8-13 Fee-R/NR: $60/$65
*Play day for both classes at Kellogg Golf Course Execu ve 9 on 7/8 at 10:30 am.
Adult Beginner Outdoor Lessons
Five 1-hour sessions at the Golf Learning Center covering everything from driving to pu ng. Rental clubs available at no charge. Age: 18+ Min/Max: 8-12
Fee-R/NR: $60/$65
Adult Intermediate Outdoor Lessons
For adults who have previously taken the beginner outdoor lesson or had private instruc on. Rental clubs available at no charge.
Age: 18+ Min/Max: 8-12 Fee-R/NR: $60/$65
Code
Day-Date
Time
76262
Tu: 4/4-5/2
5:30-6:30 pm
76263
W: 4/5-5/3
5:30-6:30 pm
76264
Th: 4/6-5/4
5:30-6:30 pm
Code
Age
Time
76302
6-7
9:15-10:15 am
76303
8-11
10:30-11:30 am
76304
12-15
11:45 am-12:45 pm
76305
8-11
4:00-5:00 pm
76306
16-17
7:15-8:15 pm
Code
Day-Date
Time
76234
Tu: 2/28-3/21
5:30-6:30 pm
76235
Th: 3/2-3/23
5:30-6:30 pm
76236
Sa: 3/4-3/25
9:00-10:00 am
76237
Sa: 3/4-3/25
10:15-11:15 am
Code
Day-Date
Time
76260
Tu: 5/9-6/6
5:30-6:30 pm
76261
Th: 5/11-6/8
5:30-6:30 pm
Ready to register? See pages 106-108.
NEW! Scoring Clinics
Learn how to chip, pitch and hit your sand shots closer than ever before! Hit your shots the correct distance. Each par cipant will establish a short game handicap, which can help determine weak areas where improvements can be made. Rental clubs available at no charge.
Age: 18+ Min/Max: 4-6 Fee-R/NR: $55/$60
Code
Day-Date
Time
76258
Su: 4/23, 4/30
9:00 -11:00 am
76259
Su: 5/7, 5/21
9:00 -11:00 am
Code
Day-Date
Time
76238
Sa: 4/22-5/20*
12:30-1:30 pm
76239
Sa: 6/3-7/1*
12:30-1:30 pm
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- Family Golf Lessons -
Learn together in ve 1-hour lessons at the Golf Learning Center. Bring bag, four clubs and a pu er. Children must register with an adult.
Rental clubs available at no charge.
5 Consecu ve Saturday Lessons:
Age: 7+ Min/Max: 8-12 Adult Fee-R/NR: $60/$65 Child Fee-R/NR: $45/$50
*Classes 1 through 3 will be held at the Golf Learning Center and Classes 4 and 5 at Madison Family Course.
- Youth Golf Lessons -
Youth Lessons: Ages 3-7
These lessons are a great way to learn the game. Three 1/2 hour lessons will cover full swing, chipping and pu ng. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rental clubs available at no charge
Fee-R/NR: $25/$30 Min/Max: 6-10
WEDGE SCORING CLINIC
Sunday, May 21 • Ages 8+ • Golf Learning Center
Min/Max: 5-20
Learn the secrets of scoring from 125 yards and closer. Par cipants receive 90 minutes of expert short game golf instruc on. All a endees will receive a FREE Cleveland RTX 3 wedge a er comple on of the clinic.
Advanced Registra on Required!
Code
Time
Cost
76319
1:00-2:30 pm
$139/person
Code
Day-Date
Time
76272
Sa: 4/22-5/20
2:00-3:00 pm
76274
Sa: 6/3-7/1
2:00-3:00 pm
PGA Jr. League Golf returns to the Peoria Park District in 2017!
Keep an eye out at Peoria Park District courses for more informa on at the start of the season.
Un l then, you can check out www.pgajrleaguegolf.com
Code
Ages
Day-Date
Time
76310
3-5
Sa: 5/6-5/20
9:00-9:30 am
76311
3-5
Sa: 5/6-5/20
9:45-10:15 am
76312
6-7
Sa: 5/6-5/20
10:30-11:15 am
76313
3-5
Sa: 6/3-6/17
9:00-9:30 am
76314
3-5
Sa: 6/3-6/17
9:45-10:15 am
PRIVATE
LESSONS
PGA
Dus n Mar n Kyle Meger Earl Swanson
LPGA
Susan Urry
Call 690-7162 for informa on on private lessons. Please note that range balls are not included in the price of private lessons.
FootGolf
at Detweiller Golf Course
FootGolf will return to Detweiller Golf Course in the Spring!
Adult
9 holes: $9.00 18 holes: $11.00
Junior (17 & under) Up to 18 holes: $5.00
Family of 4 Special: 9 holes: $21.00 (walking only)
Soccer Ball Rental: $3.00/ball
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Peoria Park District Golf
Golf Learning Center: 7815 N Radnor Rd • 690-7162 • www.ppdgolf.org
No Pressure Golf
at Madison Golf Course
Every Saturday and Sunday a er 1pm
• Tees set for every age and ability level.
• One junior plays free with every paid or season cket
holding adult/senior when you play together.
• Adults 18+ can play up to 18 holes for the price of 9.
Growing Golfers is an exci ng program to introduce golf to the youngest in Central Illinois. Classes kicked o in November 2015 and we began to serve ages 2 and up with unique, age speci c programming.
For the spring and summer of 2017 we will con nue to expand our o erings. Stay tuned for announcements on our website with a target date of announcing spring and summer 2017 classes by March 1, 2017.
If you would like to be added to our mailing list please contact Coach Mary Swanson, LPGA at:
[email protected] or 677-2627 Check out our website for photos and details at www.centralilgolf.com/growing-golfers
Junior Golf Open House
Saturday, April 29 • 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Golf Learning Center & Academy
Visit with golf professionals and coaches regarding summer Junior Golf programs and ac vi es.
Save the Date
2017 DEMO DAY
Sunday, April 9 • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Golf Learning Center & Academy
Grand Opening Demo Day
• Visit with mul ple golf vendors
• Try new products
• Merchandise discounts for day-of-purchase sales
2017 Winter Playbook Golf
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Golf Learning Center & Academy
The Golf Learning Center & Academy includes both indoor and outdoor prac ce facili es, allowing golfers to prac ce the game year-round.
At the Golf Learning Center, enjoy:
• Indoor pu ng green & hi ng sta ons • Outdoor all-weather tees
• Prac ce sand bunkers
• 9-hole, par 3 Skills Course
RANGE BALL PRICES
Small: $6.00 Medium: $8.50
Money saving punch card prices:
10 medium buckets for $76.50 10 large buckets for $94.50 10 extra large buckets for $112.50
Peoria Park District Golf Courses - 2017 Rates
• Club ngs
• Heated outdoor hi ng sta ons • Pu ng and chipping greens
• Lessons available year-round
Large: $10.50 Extra Large: $12.50
Skills Course - 9 Holes
ADULTS: $5.00 JUNIORS: $3.00
Juniors play free with every paid adult round when you play together.
Golf Courses
Green Fees
Daily Specials
• Kellogg Golf Course - 18 Hole
7716 Radnor Road • 309-691-0293
Kellogg Golf Course features bent grass fairways and greens and redesigned bunkers. This 6,399 yard course is best for low to medium handicap golfers.
ADULTS:
18 Hole Walk: $28.00 • 18 Hole Ride: $40.00
SENIORS/JR. ADULT:*
18 Hole Walk: $25.00 • 18-Hole Ride: $37.00
9 Hole Walk*: $21.00 • 9 Hole Ride*: $29.00 JUNIORS**: $8.00
DAILY SPECIALS
Every day beginning at 12 pm (green fees and 1/2 car): $32.00
TWILIGHT
Beginning at 3 pm every day: $21.00
• Newman Golf Course - 18 Hole
2021 W. Nebraska Avenue • 309-674-1663
Challenging steep terrain, moderate ravines, deep bunkers and numerous mature trees make this scenic, irrigated, 6,497 yard, 18 hole course popular with low to medium handicap golfers.
ADULTS:
18 Hole Walk: $22.00 • 18 Hole Ride: $34.00
SENIORS/JR. ADULT:*
18 Hole Walk: $20.00 • 18 Hole Ride: $32.00
9 Hole Walk*: $16.50 • 9 Hole Ride*: $24.50 JUNIORS**: $6.00
DAILY SPECIALS
Every day beginning at 12 pm (green fees and 1/2 car): $26.00
TWILIGHT
Beginning at 3 pm every day: $16.50
• Madison Golf Course - 18 Hole
2735 W. Dr. Mar n Luther King Jr. Drive
309-673-7161
This 5,332 yard, 18 hole course o ers a convenient loca on, level terrain and very few hazards, making it a favorite of senior golfers.
ADULTS:
18 Hole Walk: $19.00 • 18 Hole Ride: $31.00
SENIORS/JR. ADULT:*
18 Hole Walk: $17.00 • 18 Hole Ride: $29.00
9 Hole Walk*: $14.25 • 9 Hole Ride*: $22.25 JUNIORS: $5.00
DAILY SPECIALS
Every day beginning at 12 pm (green fees and 1/2 car): $23.00
TWILIGHT
Beginning at 3 pm every day: $14.25
• Detweiller Golf Course - 9 Hole
(18 holes permi ed)
8412 N. Galena Road • 309-692-7518
A 1,758 yard, 9 hole scenic river course. Detweiller is a favorite of junior golfers and novice players.
ADULTS:
9 Hole Walk: $13.00 • 9 Hole Ride: $21.00
SENIORS/JR. ADULT:*
9 Hole Walk: $10.50 • 9 Hole Ride: $18.50
JUNIORS (12-17): $5.00
TWILIGHT
Beginning at 3 pm every day: $9.75
• Kellogg Execu ve 9 - 9 Hole
7716 Radnor Road • 309-691-0293
Kellogg o ers a 2,744 yard, 9 hole execu ve course, recommended for all players wan ng to improve their game and enjoy family fun.
ADULTS:
9 Hole Walk: $15.50 • 9 Hole Ride: $23.50
SENIORS/JR. ADULT:*
9 Hole Walk: $14.00 • 9 Hole Ride: $22.00
JUNIORS**: $5.00
TWILIGHT
Beginning at 3 pm every day: $11.50
*Rate is valid M-F any me and a er 1 pm on weekends and holidays. ** Rate is valid for ages 12-17 on weekdays before 4 pm & a er 6 pm and on weekends a er 12 pm.
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