Park district notes
Logan, program coordinator
Send a link to a friend
The Lincoln Park District will offer
horseback riding lessons in conjunction with Breezy Bluff Riding
Academy, McLean. Participants will meet at the stable for four
Saturdays in September, beginning on Sept. 8. First- through
fourth-graders will have instruction from 9 to 10 a.m., and
fifth-graders through adults weighing less than 285 pounds will have
their session from 10 to 11 a.m. This class is designed to serve
both English and Western riders for beginner or intermediate
Students should be dressed in long pants, no necklaces or bracelets,
and proper footwear is hard, smooth-soled shoes or boots with at
least a half-inch dropped heel. Do not wear tennis shoes or
Registration will open on Monday, Aug. 6, and will be
on a first-paid, first-served basis with a waiting list. There is a
class minimum of five and a maximum of 10 in each session. Sessions
may be combined based on participation. Early registration is
Lincoln's second annual Sidewalk Chalk Art Exposition will
be on Thursday, Aug. 23, in downtown Lincoln. Artists of all ages
and abilities are invited to join the city of Lincoln and the park
district as they combine their efforts to make something beautiful
and interesting. The artistic talents will be displayed just before
Lincoln opens its doors and greets the crowds for the art and
balloon festival weekend.
Registration forms will be available at the park district until
Sunday, Aug. 19. Participants may create their designs on Aug. 23
between noon and 8 p.m.
Squares of sidewalk will be numbered and reserved. Each space is
$10, and a container of chalk and hairspray sealant will be
provided. Enter as an individual or as a team of two people or more.
Thanks to sponsors of this event: Culver's, Hampton Inn, Sugar
Creek Orthodontics and Memorial Home Services.
[to top of second column]
The park district is introducing a Family Fitness class on
Saturday mornings at 8:30 to 9 a.m. This class is tailored with
families in mind and is a great way to start off the weekend with
safe, fun and effective exercises or dances set to energizing,
family-friendly music. Children between the ages of 4 to 17 are
welcome and must be accompanied by a parent. The use of hula hoops,
stability balls, small free weights and bands may be included in the
program. There is no charge for Fit Zone members and family members.
If bringing a nonmember guest with your family, the cost is $2 per
guest with a Fit Zone member. For nonmembers, the cost is $5 per
class for a family of four, and each additional family member is $2.
Join Jacki and Heather, mother and daughter instructors, for this
fun-filled half-hour. Some restrictions may apply.
A great new addition to the membership packages at the Lincoln
Park District Fit Zone is a one-month full-access pass. This
pass includes all cardio and weight equipment, basketball-volleyball
courts, and all scheduled fitness classes. as well as a
discounted tennis court fee. Fitness classes include Fit for
Seniors, Pilates, Zumba, Kickboxing, Spin, Pump & Sculpt, Interval
[Text from file received from Roy Logan,
Lincoln Park District]