Homewood-Flossmoor Park District

Pickleball courts, lessons available through H-F Park District

The pickleball craze has come to the H-F area. The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District will make two outdoor pickleball courts at Lions Club Park, 1041 Ridge Road in Homewood, and the Racquet & Fitness Club, 2920 W 183rd St., is hosting a pickleball primer at various times this fall.
 

Tennis season opens Tuesday at Racquet & Fitness Club

The 2019-20 indoor tennis season starts Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Racquet & Fitness Center.
 
The 37-week season offers a variety of programs for those who are regular players and those who want to start or get back into the game. 
 

H-F Parks increases its share for special rec programs

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District has agreed to increase funding for the South Suburban Special Recreation Association (SSSRA). Commissioners approved the change at the Aug. 20 board meeting. 
 

Matt Lulich retires after 29 years as park board attorney

Matthew Lulich bid goodbye to Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Tuesday after serving as the board’s attorney for nearly 29 years. He was in partnership with former Flossmoor resident Ken Goff. 
 

Commissioners take first step toward Homewood Estates Park redesign

Homewood-Flossmoor Park District commissioners agreed Aug. 7 to submit plans for an Open Space Land and Development (OSLAD) grant to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources for the redesign of Homewood Estates Park. The park district worked with Upland Design to reconfigure the 15-acre park and submit the application.

 

Community gives high marks to H-F Parks

Park commissioners said it was no surprise to find that more that two-thirds of Homewood-Flossmoor Park District residents are satisfied with the overall value they receive from the park district, and 83 percent said the park district is important to the overall quality of life.
 
And, it was no surprise that the number one request is more walking and biking trails.
 

Commissioners take first step toward Homewood Estates Park redesign

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is planning for major improvements at the Homewood Estates Park, and hoping a state grant will pay half the cost.

Liquor license for H-F Racquet and Fitness Club approved

A liquor license was approved for the Homewood-Flossmoor Racquet and Fitness Club by the Homewood village board Tuesday, June 25. The club is part of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District.
 

Rain moves 'A Seat at the Table' indoors but does not diminish camaraderie

The plan for Homewood-Flossmoor Park District's A Seat at the Table community picnic on Sunday was thwarted by rain, but the event was not. It moved indoors, and friends and neighbors gathered to break bread and converse.

Lions Pool, Splash Pad ready for the 2019 season

Time to make a splash!
 
On Saturday, June 1, the Lions Club Pool will officially open for the season. The Millennium Park Splash Pad opens Memorial Day, May 27, weather permitting.

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