Bump, Set, Spike!! Learn the fundamentals with hands-on practice.
Aspects covered include hitting, setting, passing, blocking and serving.
Also taught are offensive and defensive strategies. Our instructor is
Mark Tippett, Head Volleyball Coach for Lincoln College. You must
pre-register in order to receive a T-shirt the week of camp.
#150 Entering 4th - 6th Grades Indoor
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Tu. - Th., June 14, 15, & 16
Lauren Pernng will be our Tumbling Instructor. Lauren has taught
private lessons for two years before joining the Park District three
years ago. She has won trophies in several competitions before becoming
an instructor. She now attends Western Illinois University majoring in
Special Education. Instruction will be determined by a skills evaluation
in the first session. Classes will be held in the Aerobics room.
Sundays July 9th, 16th, 23rd, & 30th All Sessions are $30.00/$37.50
#151 K 2nd Grades 1:00p.m. - 1:45p.m.
#152 3rd - 5th Grades 2:00p.m. - 2:45p.m.
Find out what's up at Lincoln Park
District all summer long. Think your game might be rained out? Find out
on the HOTLINE. Want to know what special events are going on?
Give the HOTLINE a ring. 732-5916 Call each day after 4 p.m. for the
Give me a G... G! Give me an 0... 0!
What's that spell'!... GO!
This is Lincoln Park Districts' first summer to offer Cheerleading Camp
with a veteran Cheerleading Coach. We welcome Megan Farmer to our squad
of summer instructors. Megan hails from the Lincoln area where she
started her cheering experience at West Lincoln-Broadwell. She cheered
for LCHS all four years, being the first sophomore to make the varsity
squad. Megan has been leading cheer camps for three years at schools
including Hartem and LJHS. She has also been the assistant cheerleading
coach at Hartem for a year now. Following her graduation from LCHS as
class Salutatorian, she is attending U of I in Champaign, majoring in
Spanish and Secondary Ed. Megan will teach motions, jumps, floor and
sideline cheers. Basic tumbling and stunts will be covered as well. This
class will cover all the basic skills needed for try-outs for future
cheerleaders. Participants are encouraged to wear T-shirts, shorts, and
tennis shoes. Early registration will insure a T-shirt at the end of
#154 Entering 4th - 6th Grades 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Mon. - Fri., June 5 -9
(Min. 5) $60.00/$75.00
KITES & FLIGHT
In conjunction with Park Districts throughout Illinois we have chosen
Saturday, May 13 as our Kite flying day! Learn the dynamics of kite
building and flying as well. The first 24 young people will make their
own kites to fly and take home. Our instructors are well versed in
aviation with some of them being Private Pilots! They'll even
demonstrate an 8 foot Delta Wing Kite! We'll round out our day with a
trip to the Heritage In Flight Museum. Mom's or Dad's are encouraged to
stay and will need to provide
transportation to the museum. Participants are asked to preregister.
#155 Entering 3rd - 6th Grades 9:00 a.m.
Saturday, May 13 (Min. 10) No Charge
Lincoln Park District will be hosting their
sixth annual Summer Golf Camp this June. Students of all ages are
encouraged to sign up early due to the growth and popularity of this
program. And, once again, we are pleased to have Jim Dunovsky return as
A one-time Lincoln resident and an IWU alum, Jim currently resides in
the southwest suburbs of Chicago. A thirteen-year ambassador of the
game, and presently managing at The Links at Carillon Golf Club in
Plainfield, Jim is actively pursuing PGA Certification to further his
career. His passion and knowledge of the game of golf, as well as his
light hearted approach to teaching, are definitely the keys to his
The one-week Golf Camp consists of four days of instruction and ends
with a fun-filled nine hole round of golf on Friday at Four Willows Golf
Course in Mason City. The primary focus of the camp will be on the
fundamentals of the golf swing, (grip, stance, posture, form and tempo).
And finally, no lesson would be complete without some of the basics on
rules, philosophy, and etiquette. Teaching fun through instruction helps
all of Jim's students easily enjoy what can be a very challenging game.
#108 9 yr. - 12 yr. 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. M -
F June 19 23 $80.00/$100.00
#109 13 yr. - Adult Noon - 3:00 p.m. M - F June 19 - 23 $80.00/$100.00
We introduce to you Jon Leisinger, our tennis
instructor. Jon, who has been playing since he was seven, will be a
senior at LCHS. He has played on the varsity tennis team since his
freshman year. As team captain he enjoyed a winning season and shared
the MVP Award. Folks who love the sport may recognize Jon from our
courts here or at the Elks where he volunteers with the youth.
PeeWee Tennis introduces kids to tennis basics. Ages are 4 -7, and
equipment is furnished. Beginners are entering 3rd - 5th grades.
Intermediates include entering 6th - 8th grades and Advanced are for
those entering 9th to all ages. Beginner to advanced must bring his or
her own equipment. Instruction is on our indoor courts and everyone will
need tennis shoes.
#112 PeeWee 8:00a.m. - 8:45 a.m. M - F June 5 -
#113 Beginner 8:45a.m. - 9:45 a.m. M - F June 5 - 9 $30.00/$37.50
#114 Intermediate 9:45a.m. - 10:45 a.m. M - F June 5 - 9 $30.00/$37.50
#115 Advanced 10:45a.m. - 11:45 a.m. M - F June 5 - 9 $30.00/$37.50
TEE BALL LEAGUE
Learn the fundamentals of baseball including
hitting, fielding, throwing, and base running. Emphasis on
sportsmanship, teamwork and fun! Rosters will be on/in the local media.
T-shirts, caps, and schedules will be distributed at the first practice
All athletes must wear sneakers and have their own ball gloves. Parents
will need to choose a session. The season will last for six weeks.
Our coaches for this session will be Howie and Michelle Fuiten. Mrs.
Fuiten teaches at Car-roll Catholic School and coaches basketball and
track. Mr. Fuiten teaches at LCHS. As a kid
he played Tee Ball here and baseball in college. Howie also coaches
Junior High baseball. Welcome back to LPD Mr. & Mrs. Fuiten!
#110 Entering K - 2 9:00a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Mon.
& Wed. Starting June 12 $30.00/$37.50
#111 Entering K - 2 9:00a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Tues. & Thurs. Starting June
#401 Entering K - 2 8:30a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Saturday Starting June 17
FISHING CLINIC AND FISHING DERBY
Our fishing clinic is held in the Railer Room.
The fundamentals of fishing are explored along with safety issues. The
Department of Natural Resources will be here with displays and
giveaways. Casting, tying on a hook, and different types of bait will be
discussed. There will also be several displays, including a championship
pro-fishing bass boat.
The Fishing Derby is held at Hickory Lane
Campground, near Atlanta. The Lincoln City Police D.A.R.E. program will
sponsor the free Derby. The wiener wagon will be on hand to offer
hotdogs & sodas to the participants. Parental approval is a must and
parents are encouraged to attend. Both events are free.
#116 Clinic 5. 15 yrs. 6:30p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Tues., June 6
#117 Derby 5 -15 yrs. 9:00a.m. - Noon Sat., June 10
Get a taste of different styles of dance this
summer. Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Celtic, and Clogging are included. Special
shoes are not needed but please wear something other than socks.
Previous experience is not necessary.
Instructor Audra Turley, owner of Audra's
Studio of Dance, is a Master Graduate of Dance Educators of America. She
is also the director of the award winning Flying Feet Cloggers and
Competition Teams. Parents will be invited to a demonstration on the
last day of class.
#118 Ages 6 & up 9:00 a.m. - Noon Th. &
Fri., July 20 & 21 $15.00/$18.75
From beginner to advanced, wanting to tone or looking for the total
workout--check the schedule available at the front desk. We are sure
there is a class time that will fit your busy schedule. Aerobics classes
are now included in the Circuit or Full Access memberships.
Jayne Weaver is Lincoln Park District's Personal Trainer. Jayne's
professional career keeps her very busy but she always enjoys working
with new clients. Ask at the front desk if you would like to make an
appointment with Jayne.
SUMMER THEATRE WORKSHOP
The lights dim, a hush comes over the room, then the curtain goes up,
Act 1, Scene I. A little exaggerated for our "theatre" but directed by
real theatre professionals none the less. Chris Gray joins the park
district this year and will lead the creative drama activities. Along
with teaching theatre at Lincoln College, Chris has also directed and
designed for over 20 theatres. He has also been involved with children's
theatre, improv and creative drama for 15 years.
Each workshop is age specific with activities
tailored to their abilities. Experience the basics of getting a
show into production; painting, singing, set design, tryouts, and improv.
Included is a tour of the Johnson
Center and Lincoln Community Theatre's Warehouse. Bring your sack lunch,
your swim suit and towel.
Family and friends are invited to see the show on the last day of the
#123 6yrs. - 10 yrs. Mon. - Fri. June 12th -
16th 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. $75.00/$85.00 #124 ilyrs. - 14 yrs. Mon. - Fri.
July 10th - 14th 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. $75.00/$85.00
Enrollment is held at a minimum of 5 and a
maximum of 20 for any workshop.
Early registration is strongly encouraged due to the popularity of this
June 3 - Labor Day
Season Passes are now on sale weekdays at the
Center. Purchase your passes on or before June 4th to qualify for the
discounted Early Bird rate. A $2.00 fee will be charged to replace a
lost swim pass.
Youth 12 and under $40 resident $50 non-resident
Adult 13 and over $50 resident $60 non-resident
Couple $60 resident $70 non-resident
Family with up to 6 passes $85 resident $95 non-resident
(Husband, Wife & Children under age /8)
Additional family member pass $ 5 resident $ 6 non-resident
Youth 12 and under - $1.50
Adult 13 and over - $2.00
11am - noon
Only 18 & over
6 & under
Adults Only - For ages 18 and older, adults can
swim laps or relax in the water or at poolside in an adult atmosphere.
Pre-School - For children ages 6 and younger. Parents can enjoy the fun
together with their children during this play period. Children must be
accompanied by an adult.
Public Swims - Swimmers age 7 and older are welcome daily. Swimmers ages
6 and under must be accompanied by an adult. The pool is always
professionally managed by a staff of trained lifeguards. Family Nights -
Enjoy swimming during these family only times. If you're age 18 and
younger, you must have an adult family member accompany you.
*Special Note on 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Public Swims: If at 6 p.m. the outside
temperature is 80 degrees or hotter, the pool re-opens for Public Swim
provided there is no private pool party scheduled.
OPENING DAY SPECIAL
Saturday, June 3 from 11:00 a.m. - 6:30
Everyone pays just $1.00 or use your pooi pass
FATHER'S DAY SPECIAL
Bring Dad and he swims for free. Sunday, June 18, 1:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
ADULT MOONLIGHT SWIMS
FOR ADULTS ONLY, leave the kids home; come out and relax poolside under
Saturdays, June 17, July 1, or July 15. 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. $1.00 or
JULY 4 FESTIVITIES
Bring the whole family and have fun with games, contests and prizes.
Tuesday, July 4th 1:00p.m. - 5:00 p.m. $1.00 or pass
Midnight swims will be held on selected nights at the pool throughout
the summer when the heat seems unbearable. Watch and listen for
announcements at the pooi or the HOTLINE at 732-5916. $1.00 or pass.
CITV5 & LPD DIVE IN PARTY!
Be a part of our made for TV Summer Swim Party. Grab your friends and
join in the fun. Compete in relays or biggest and smallest splashes.
Also a Soda Scramble where the winners get to push a lifeguard of their
choice into the pool! We double dog dare you to be a part of this filmed
to be aired on CITY 5 swim party sensation. Saturday, July 15 1:00 p.m.
- 3:00 p.m. Former Stars of this show invited.
BACK TO SCHOOL SPLISH, SPLASH & SKATE
Just for the older 6th - 8th graders, this party is our farewell to
summer. Water contests, D.J. Brando, pizza and soft drinks included.
Saturday, August 12, 6:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. swim 7:30p.m. - 9:00 p.m. skate
$7.00 per person for skate and swim.
Make a big splash at your next birthday party,
reunion or special occasion with a pool party! Rental fee includes
lifeguards. Arrangements for parties should be made at least 2 weeks
prior to the event contact Christine, 732-8770 between 8:30 a.m. and
4:00 p.m. weekdays for assistance in planning your own special splash-a-poolaza!
Available time slots are 6:30 p.m.
- 8:30p.m. &
10:30p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Or 8:30p.m.
- 10:30p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday.
BALL ROOM DANCE
Just in time For summer weddings and those class
reunions. Ihis fun four-week session will include the very popular swing
dance, a night club two step, which are steps set to a slower beat, and
of course, the ChaCha. Mike and Julie Bieser are our instructors. We
will be in the Ballroom on Monday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Comfortable clothes and slick soled shoes are recommended.
#174 Adults 7:00p.m.
Mondays June 5 - 26
(Min. 6) $50.00/$62.50 Per Couple
A certified 5th
degree Black Belt in Yoshukai International Karate. Sensei Daniel K.
has been teaching the art throughout
Central Illinois for over 25 years. We are proud to host Sensei
Dugan's classes in our Aerobics room.
Classes are held on
Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Children 12 and
under are dismissed at 8:00 p.m. Various clinics, testing, camps, and
banquets are held throughout the year.
If you have questions
you may contact Dan Dugan at 217.648.2956
The Lincoln Park
District oilers square dancing on the 1 st and 3rd Wednesday and
Saturday nights the year around. All of' the square dance commands,
are standardized throughout the world and
are all in English, even in foreign countries. There are 50 basic
movements in square dancing. At each
you will be taught 3 or 4 additional
basics and a review of the
you already have learned.
Square Dancing is good
for your health. You will find that this form of' exercise is good for
your heart, leg muscles, joints, and burns a lot of calories.
For answers to your
questions call Ron Betzelherger at 732.6387 between 9:00 a.m. and 8:00
Whether you are shooting
skeet or hunting big game. this course is for you. Illinois State L aw
requires that anyone horn on or after January 1, 1980 may not be
issued a hunting license unless they take a valid Hunter Education
Course. Logan County Quail Unlimited and Logan County Whitetail
Unlimited are the sponsors of this educational program. This course
consists of 10 hours of instruction. This class covers the basics of'
hunter responsibility, wildlife conservation and identifications,
firearms and ammunitions, field safety, wildlife manage. first aid,
archery, muzzle loading and slate regulations. This course is open to
all ages and many states are now requiring adult hunters to furnish
evidence of having completed a Hunter Safety Course prior its issuance
of a non-resident license. Persons completing the minimum 10 hour class
and successfully passing the final examination will receive a State of
Illinois Certificate of' Competency and a graduate patch.
There is no cost to take
this course and refreshments/lunch will he provided. STUDENTS MUST
ATTEND BOTH DAYS TO GRADUATE AND PROVIDE A VALID SOCIAL SECURITY
Pre-registration is strongly encouraged.
Fri. June 2 6:00p.m.
10:00 p.m. AND Sat. June 3
A DAY IN THE WOODS
BUTTERFLIES, BUGS & THINGS THAT LIVE AND
Have you heard the
expression, "Can't see the forest for the trees? Well, after today
you will not only know the names of the trees, but everything it takes
to make up a forest. Carol Thompson, Park Interpreter from Weldon
Springs State Park is coming to teach us all about nature in Memorial
Park. We are the only park district in Central Illinois that Carol
shares her time with. Welcome back Carol and thank you for your gift
of knowledge! This adventure packed day is filled with birding,
looking for bugs and butterflies, using sweep nets to examine the
smallest of insects, hiking and tree identification. Anything else
that Mother Nature chooses to reveal to us will be discussed as well.
A pioneer's meal will be offered at noon for all the participants.
Roast, potatoes, and carrots with fresh baked biscuits from cast iron dutch ovens are on the menu. Open fire cooking with young people
making their own desserts is only a part of the experience. Insect
repellent and long pants with comfortable tennis style shoes are
suggested. Parents/Guardians are responsible for transportation to and
from Memorial Park.
3rd grades 9:00
1:00 Thursday, July 13
#138 Entering 4th
6th grades 9:00
3:00 Thursday, July 13
football program has been restructured. We now offer tackle football
to boys from second grade through eighth. Among the changes please
notice that the season will start much sooner than what many of the
younger players are used to.
Sign-up will be from May 1 - 20
Equipment hand out is Saturday, July 22
Practice starts Monday July 24
Games start Friday, August 18
We look forward to the great opportunities that Lincoln Youth Football
has to offer our community. Larry Booth will be the commissioner and
may be reached at 217.871.0409
Cost is $75.00 for the first player and $50.00 for additional
believe it is just as important to exercise your mind as it is to
exercise your body! That's where we join forces with Lincoln Public
Library. As your children enjoy reading and maintaining their skills
we challenge you to join them too! Go to the Library and join the
competition. A predetermined reading goal will be set. When you
achieve your goal within the time frame, not only will you have had
hours of reading pleasure, but also a free pass to the Sports Center
and the Pool. If you are already a member of the Park District we will
give you a gift certificate that may be used towards any of our
Certain age restrictions apply and all waivers must be signed in order
The Memorial Park
shelters are available for person to reserve for private parties or
reunions from April 1
October 15. The park is
open from 6:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, offering applicants a choice of
5 shelters located in the 42-acre park. Reservations for the open-air
shelters are available free-of-charge on a first-come,first-served
basis by contacting the Center office.
HAVE A PICNIC
Relax at the following area parks:
Exchange Club Park - Monroe and 21st streets
Lehn & Fink Park - Pekin and Beason streets
Mayfair Park - Southgate and Allison Ave.
Meirose Park - Adams and 13th streets
Postville Park - 5th and Washington streets
Ray White Park - Monroe and Short 11th streets
Having a birthday party? Wedding reception? Business meeting/luncheon?
Or even a Garage Sale. If so, rent a room in the Center. Our facility
offers large and small meeting rooms and kitchen. Come to the Center
office or call Christine to make your reservation.
Give a gift that's sure to
fit! The Lincoln Park District has a gift suggestion that is suitable
for people of all ages - a Park District Gift Certificate. Gift
certificates are available for all classes, programs and memberships.
Give a unique gift - a gift of leisure and learning. For more
information, call Christine at the Center at 732-8770.
LINCOLN HERITAGE DAYS
"Enjoy 4 days of fun filled
Downtown Merchants Red, White, and Blue Sales
Street Dance with Food & Drinks
5 - 8
p.m. "Vintage Daze" and 9 -12 midnight "Imagine That"
Saturday, July 1
Cruise-In Community Garage Sale
Games Free Watermelon Feed
Street Dance with Food & Drinks
5 - 8
p.m. "Saturday Nite Special" and 9-12 midnight "Mike Kelley & The Chilibillies"
Sunday, July 2
Lincoln College at 3:00 p.m.
us as the nation prepares to celebrate Abe's 200th Birthday in 2009!
The kick-off and reception of "Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial in
Lincoln, IL." The aim of the ALBC is to renew American's appreciation
of Lincoln's legacy. Local and National dignitaries have been invited.
A full afternoon and evening of family events are being featured.
Tuesday, July 4
Parade down Wyatt Avenue with judging and prizes.
Balloon fights with Fire Department
Kickapoo Valley Vintage Baseball
are many ways you can help the Lincoln Park District. Investing in
our community and the people in it will always be valuable.
Is your neighborhood group or service
organization looking for a worthwhile and rewarding community
project? Why not adopt a park? We have seven neighborhood parks to
choose from. Your group can take an active role in the planning,
upkeep and programming in the park of your choice. Call Roy at
732-8770 and get started today.
Neighborhood Park Watch Program
The neighborhood Park Watch Program is a
cooperative effort among the Lincoln Park District, the Lincoln
Police Department and the community residents. This program is
designed to create community awareness and pride; to decrease
vandalism and crime; to provide neighborhood residents a safe and
comfortable environment and to develop a sense of ownership. If you
would like to become involved in the Neighborhood Park Watch Program
near your home, please call us at 732-8770.
Plant a Tree!
Here is a unique way to celebrate the birth of a
child, wedding, anniversary, or to honor the memory of a loved one
Plant a tree! For a donation of $200, the Lincoln Park District will
plant a tree in the park of your choice. A Living Tribute certificate
and map of where the tree has been planted are included. Trees
available as memorials are: ash, red maple, Norway maple, linden, pin
oak, red oak, crabapple and dogwood. What a wonderful way to
contribute to the beauty and environmental health of our community.
Trees are carefully monitored and are guaranteed for five years.
Park Bench Recognition Memorials
A gift of $500 will place an
attractive bench in the park of your choice with a plaque
inscribed with your message or loved ones name.
Youth Scholarship Fund
The Lincoln Park District's Youth Scholarship
Fund assists children who demonstrate financial need to be able to
participate in Lincoln Park District programs. Budgeted amounts are
simply not enough to accommodate the number of requests received each
year for financial assistance. Your contribution will make a
difference in our community's children.
At the Lincoln Park District we believe that
volunteerism can be one of the highest forms of recreation!
Volunteering helps your community, enriches your leisure time and
offers you the opportunity to develop new interests and friendships.
Volunteer opportunities are available for individuals or groups in
on-going programs and/or special projects and events. We will match
your skills and interests with the right volunteer position. For more
information on the Volunteer Program and the opportunities, you are
welcome to write or visit the office at 1400 Primm Road or call
732-8770. All of us at the District deeply appreciate the tremendous
contributions of the many volunteers who have given so much time and
energy to the Park District programs. A heartfelt THANK YOU to each
and every one of our Volunteers.
Friends or Illinois Parks
People from all walks of life are making a
difference in parks and recreation. These 'friends' make monetary
contributions, give their time to clean-up parks and forest
preserves, teach classes or coach sports teams. Friends of Illinois
Parks is a nonprofit organization that strives to involve more
citizens statewide as friends in these ways and others, such as
legislative advocacy. For more information about Friends of illinois
Parks: contact Friends of Illinois Parks
211 East Monroe Street, Springfield IL 62701
Toll free 1-877-523-4558 or www.lLparks.org
1400 Primm Road
Lincoln, IL 62656
INDOOR SPORTS COMPLEX
Daily 5:30 a.m. to
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Memorial Day,
Day, July 4