Homewood-Flossmoor Park District

Work set to begin on Millennium Park’s Splash Pad

Young children will get to enjoy a 2018 model of the Splash Pad this summer. Construction on the new amusement is expected to begin in early April and be open to the community on Memorial Day weekend.

Park district budget shows future improvements

New carts for Coyote Run Golf Course, work to make the Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center accessible to people with disabilities and roof repairs at the H-F Ice Arena are included in the 2018-19 budget proposed by directors at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District.

Retired H-F Racquet Club tennis coach honored for adaptive tennis initiative

Nancy Hoekstra’s dedication to making the game of tennis accessible to all won her Member of the Year-Illinois honors from the Professional Tennis Registry  (PTR) during its 2018 International Tennis Symposium in Hilton Head, South Carolina, in February.

Switch to new accountant saving park district $50,000

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Board of Commissioners agreed to switch its accounting work to Lauterbach & Amen LLP. The move will save the district $50,000 over the next five years.
The board’s decision at its January meeting was unanimous.

Weather helped Coyote Run Golf Course record its longest season in 2017

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Coyote Run Golf Course in Flossmoor had its longest season on record — 310 days. 

Dave Ward, superintendent of golf, reported to the park board that the unseasonably mild winter allowed the park district to open the course Feb. 17, 2017, the earliest opening day in its history. The season, that officially closed Dec. 24, was the longest golf season at the course.

H-F ice arena supporters can help win NHL prize

Supporters of the Homewood-Flossmoor Ice Arena are looking for a few great stories and photos that can help win a $150,000 prize through the annual Kraft Hockeyville National Hockey League competition.

Lions Club pool passes on sale at reduced cost

  Youngsters enjoy a dip in Lions Club Pool during 
  the summer of 2016. Pool passes for the 2018 
  season are on sale now.
(Chronicle file photo)

H-F Racquet Club gearing up for Indoor Triathlon March 2,3

The H-F Racquet & Fitness Club is hosting an Indoor Triathlon competition March 2 and 3 in partnership with USA Triathlon.
This race will follow the USATri60 format starting with a 10-minute swim in the club’s 25-yard pool. 
A 10-minute transition precedes the bike leg of 30-minutes stationary bike ride on LifeFitness upright bikes in the club’s fitness center. 

Diet, exercise program starts Jan. 11 at racquet club

If your New Year’s resolution was to take the weight off, the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District has a special program to help get you started and keep you motivated.
“Jump Start Challenge” meets from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 11 through March 29, at the H-F Racquet & Fitness Club, 2920 W. 188rd St. in Homewood.  The program will focus on weekly workouts and weigh-ins, plus sessions with a nutritionist.

New director says tennis is a game for all ages

Umang Chadda is out to make the Homewood-Flossmoor Racquet & Fitness Club a standout facility for tennis players. The game of tennis is for all ages, so Chadda is gearing up to get youngsters interested in the game. He wants to encourage young players to stay involved and discover all that tennis has to offer them.


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