Homewood-Flossmoor Park District

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.

Seniors reminisce at park district’s 50th birthday party

Seniors came out to celebrate the themed parties, weekly lunches, bingo and a host of other activities offered by the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District. The crowd of more than 100 people gathered on April 1 for a special luncheon at the Irwin Center to mark the occasion with a celebratory cake and a 50th anniversary trivia quiz.

Familes (including dogs) have fun collecting eggs in the park

Families braved chilly 44-degree weather on Saturday, April 13, to participate in the annual Lucky Egg Hunt and Lucky Dog Egg Hunt sponsored by the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District. 

 

 

S&P improves H-F Park District’s financial rating

The financial picture at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District has improved enough that Standard & Poor’s has upped the bond rating for the district.
 
Standard & Poor’s gave the park district an A- rating, a step up from its previous BBB rating. Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC is one of three major agencies that issue credit ratings. The rating can be considered a financial indicator to potential investors of debt securities, such as bonds. 

Voters Guide: Homewood-Flossmoor Park District

The Chronicle's 2019 Consolidated Election Voters Guide: Two Park District candidates responded to our questionnaire, Steve Johnson and Brit Volini

Certification course for tennis instructors meets at racquet club

Tennis instructors can work for an adult development certification at a two-day workshop at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Racquet & Fitness Club, 2920 W. 183rd St. in Homewood.
 
Sessions are from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10.
 

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