Homewood-Flossmoor Park District

Long-time Irwin Center staffer Jeff Liedtke retires

June 06, 2021 - 20:38

Jeffrey Liedtke has been the face of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Marie Irwin Center for 32-plus years. Friday, June 4, was his last day on the job.

Liedtke got hired for janitorial work at the building that had been open for about two years when he arrived in December 1988. He’d been a part-owner of a janitorial service before he walked through the doors of the Irwin Center. 

Free tennis programs at Flossmoor Park May 22

May 09, 2021 - 20:29

Saturday, May 22, is tennis day in the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District, with special events planned in cooperation with the U.S. Tennis Association/Midwest Section.

All events are free and will be offered at Flossmoor Park, 2440 Flossmoor Road.  In the event of inclement weather, the programs will relocate to the H-F Racquet & Fitness Center, 2920 W. 183rd St. in Homewood.

Holiday Lights Showcase 2020 video celebrates the season safely

December 06, 2020 - 09:45

At 7 p.m. on the first Friday in December for years, Santa Claus emerged from a Homewood fire truck to push the big white button that lights up the Irwin Park holiday tree. This year was no exception, but instead of gathering in a dense crowd, singing caroles and loudly counting down from 10 for tree lighting, Homewood and Flossmoor area residents were able to watch a recorded event, the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District's Holiday Lights 2020 Showcase.


After School Club designed to give kids outdoor activities

September 20, 2020 - 21:02

If at the end of the school day your child wants some play time, the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District's “After School Club” could be the solution.

This program of outdoor activities for children 6 to 12 years old meets from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Fridays at the Irwin Community Center, 18120 Highland Ave. in Homewood.

New protocols in place when H-F Racquet Club reopens Monday

June 25, 2020 - 08:46

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Racquet & Fitness Center will reopen to members Monday, June 29, with COVID-19 restrictions in place.

Under Restore Illinois Phase 4 guidelines, health clubs are allowed to offer services again with a 10-foot distance between participants during workouts. The racquet club will be open to a limited number of members on a new schedule: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday through Sunday.


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