Park district notes
Updated May 17th
From Lauren Ruckman, program coordinator
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[June 16, 2016]
Summer Programs Brochure Available
Now - Looking for fun and exciting activities to do this summer?
Check out our summer programs brochure! You can view it online at
lincolnparkdistrict.com or pick one up at the park district front
desk or Fit Zone desk. Call 217-732-8770 for more information on any
of our programs. You can sign up for all of our programs at the park
district front desk.
One Month Full Access Memberships
If you are a college student home for the summer or prefer to
purchase a month by month membership, don't forget we offer a $30.00
Full Access membership! This pass includes circuit and strength
rooms, use of the indoor walking/running track, basketball,
volleyball courts (during unscheduled times), sauna, and ALL
scheduled Group Fitness classes!
Hunter’s Safety Course
The Hunter’s Safety Course will once again be offered at the park
district. The course will run Friday, June 3 from 6:00-10:00pm and
Saturday, June 4 from 9:00am-3:00pm in the Lincoln Park District
Ballroom. Students must attend both days to graduate and provide a
valid social security number. The course is for those ages 8 & up
and is free of charge. Lunch & dinner will be provided to the
students. Persons completing the minimum ten hours of instruction
and successfully completing the final examination will receive a
State of Illinois Certificate of Competency and a graduate patch.
The course is sponsored by the Logan County Chapter – Quail & Upland
Game Alliance. Pre-registration is strongly required due to limited
seating space. Call 217-732-8770 to register.
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Nathan Turner Memorial Fishing Clinic & Derby
Nathan Turner, former city councilman and resident of Lincoln, was
an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. He grew up attending the Park
District Fishing Derby. The FREE Fishing Clinic will be held in the
Lincoln Park District Railer Room on Wednesday, June 1 from
6:30-7:30pm. The clinic will explore the fundamentals and safety
issues of fishing. Drawings will be held for free fishing items. The
FREE Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, June 4 from 9:00am-Noon at
Hickory Lane Campground in Atlanta. The derby is sponsored by the
Lincoln City Police D.A.R.E. program and the family of Nathan
Turner. Lunch will be provided to the fishermen, fisherwomen, and
their families. Prizes will be awarded in several categories. Both
the clinic and derby are for kids ages 4-15, and they need to
provide their own fishing pole. Parental approval is a must and
parents are encouraged to attend.
Beach Blast Summer Dance Camp
Dance coach and fitness instructor Heather Pavlik will host a Beach
Blast Dance Camp for kids ages 7-12 June 20-24. Cost is $25.00 in
district, $30.00 for out of district. Please register at the
administrative office soon, as space is limited!