Homewood-Flossmoor Park District

H-F Park District’s Racquet Club open house is Nov. 11

Staff at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Racquet & Fitness Club will welcome the community to its open house from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11.
 
There is no set program. The community is welcome to watch or join in activities, including small group training demonstrations, a group fitness class, the Pilates studio or tennis courts, or take a swim.
 

Program on improving mobility Oct. 27 at racquet club

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District presents a discussion and demonstration on “How to Improve Mobility” at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, as part of its Coffee and Curiosity program.
 
Sessions meet at the H-F Racquet & Fitness Club, 2920 W. 183rd St., Homewood.
 
Personal trainer Christina Alcasid will offer information and give a demonstration on incorporating a stretching program as part of a daily routine that helps maintain mobility. 
 

International tennis player is new racquet sports manager at H-F Racquet Club

Umang Chadda, a top-ranked tennis player and world-class coach, will serve as the new racquet sports manager for the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Racquet & Fitness Club.

Ice arena’s upcoming fixes on park district’s agenda

What do you do with a 41-year-old facility that needs updating?
 
That was the question before commissioners of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District at the Sept. 5 Committee of the Whole meeting. This was the first of what will be ongoing discussions on the upkeep of the H-F Ice Arena built in 1976.
 

H-F Park District using grants to supplement costs

Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s grant administrator has been having some success at finding money to help underwrite programs and park initiatives.
 
Janet Drew, a 17-year employee who works in the finance department, took on the grant administrator position in 2016. 
 

H-F Racquet Club adds space for ‘boot camp’ workouts

If the idea of fitness boot camp makes you wary, you’re not alone. But if it gets your pulse racing, the new facility at the Homewood-Flossmoor Racquet and Fitness Club might be the perfect spot.

New park district marquee sign coming to Dolphin Lake

A new color LED marquee will be installed on the corner of 183rd Street and Governors Highway due to the out-of-date technology of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s current sign.

The new sign will better advertise park programs, officials said at the July 18 park board meeting.

Hot dogs for a hot day

It didn't matter that Friday was a hot, lazy day in the middle of summer. It got better because it was the day to celebrate the 10th National Hot Dog Day. 

Irwin Center gets new meeting space

What was the Billiards Room at the Marie Irwin Center, 18120 Highland Ave. in Homewood, will soon be a conference room.

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is converting the little-used space. Phil Knowles, director at the Irwin Center, said after the pool tables were sold, the space got a deep cleaning.
 

Improvements included in park district’s budget

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District commissioners approved a $14.73 million budget that includes several big-ticket items.
 
The district will collect $13 million in revenues. To balance the budget, the district is relying on reserves. 
 
The budget shows $983,705 in capital, $1.6 million in principal and interest payments and $641,075 in depreciation expenses. 
 

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