Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5
Closed Memorial Day, May 31
Closed Independence Day, July 4
Daily, 5:30 am - 10:00
Board of Commissioners
Clarence Barney Jr.,
John Andrews, Vice
Greg Curry, Member
Jim Sparrow, Member
Director of Parks and Recreation
Superintendent of Operations
Roy Logan, Program
Christine Logeman, Administrative Assistant
All programs have a minimum and maximum enrollment and are filled on a
first-come, first-served basis. The Park District may alter the
schedule, cancel, combine or add programs when enrollment warrants.
Registrations are processed in the order received. Registration can be
done in person or by mail.
EXPLANATION OF FEES
Lincoln Park District residents, through property taxes, make a
financial contribution to the operation of the Park District.
Non-residents pay the second fee listed. Program fees are used to offset
a part of the costs for instructors, facilities and program supplies.
Because some residents are unable to participate in programs due to
economic hardships, the Lincoln Park District provides financial
assistance to reduce or waive certain fees and charges. Application
forms are available at the Center desk and will be mailed to residents
upon request. All applications must be submitted two weeks prior to
program registration deadlines. A limited amount of funding is
available. Applicants for assistance are not guaranteed
Requests for refunds must be made three-week days prior to the first
class. Application for a refund must be made in person during regular
business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday). A $2 service fee is
charged for all refunds. If for any reason, a program is cancelled, a
total refund is given to each participant registered for the program.
Individual accident insurance for participants in programs is NOT
provided by the Lincoln Park District.
Registrants and participants permit the taking of photos and videos of
themselves and their children during Park District activities for
publication in the program brochure and web site for use, as the Park
District deems necessary.
A $15 service fee is charged for checks returned due to insufficient
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For Kids and Adults
Linda Schaefer will be our sign language instructor. She received her
Masters in Specialized Educational Development from ISU. In her work at
LDC with person who have various disabilities, she taught the
individuals who lived there and also a number of sign language classes
for the staff. She also interprets worship every Sunday for those
individuals who use sign language as their primary means of
This course is designed to help people wishing to develop communications
with persons using sign language for basic communications needs. The
primary participants in the class are caregivers for individuals with
special needs including those persons who are deaf, those with
significant hearing loss and those wit minimal verbal skills.
While anyone is welcome to join this class, the focus will be on daily
conversation needs of persons with limited communications skills rather
This is a six-week course meeting on Saturdays from January 15 through
Adults 11:00 a.m. – Noon $25.00 per person Min. Class Size 4
Mike and Julie Beiser return to the Park District as our instructors.
This fun-filled four-week session will include the very popular swing
dance, a nightclub two-step, which are steps set to a slower beat, and
of course, the Cha-Cha. We will be in the Ballroom on Sunday afternoons
starting at 1:30 p.m. Comfortable clothes and slick soled shoes are
Adults 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Sun. January 9th $40.00 per couple
Sorry men, but this class if for “women only.” Ladies, are you concerned
about your personal safety when leaving a mall, restaurant, etc. and
returning to your car? Have you ever become uneasy around a stranger for
no other reason than “he makes me feel uncomfortable?”
Dan Dugan will be your instructor. Mr. Dugan is also known as Sensei
Dugan to many here the Park District. Sensei Dugan is a certified 5th
degree Black Belt founding the Yoshukai Alliance Karate School. Male and
Female students of Sensei Dugan’s school will be assisting in the
Basic instruction in how to recognize a threatening person, how to
minimize your chances of being a victim, and basic self defense will be
covered in this course. This two week class will meet on Saturdays
beginning Feb. 5th. Participants are encouraged to bring a friend. Those
completing the class will receive a gift certificate equaling one
month’s instruction in Sensei Dugan’s school of Yoshukai Karate.
Two Saturdays February 5 & 12 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. $$Minimal
TRADITIONAL FILM PHOTOGRAPHY & DIGITAL
Stephen Klemm, owner of Picture This Photography, is our instructor. Mr.
Klemm is the most nationally awarded photographer in Logan County.
This year Mr. Klemm will focus on traditional film or digital cameras.
Participants will need to choose which class will most closely meet
their needs. Either class is designed for the novice to the
intermediate, or anyone interested in the finer art of photography./
Classes will be four weeks from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m..
Traditional film will feature tips and tricks the pros use. Camera
operation, i.e. flashes, filters, lenses, et. Composition, color vs.
black and white, portraits and silhouettes. The last week will culminate
with an in class photography contest, and one on one instruction for
The digital camera class will open with what constitutes a great photo
from a mediocre one. Following weeks will address choosing your camera
and computer printer software. Stephen will also cover making calendars,
cards and fun whimsical projects. Week four will finish with the high
tech of special effects, email, and slide shows.
February 1st, Tuesday, Traditional Film February 3rd, Thursday Digital
GYM ‘N’ ME
The focus of this open gym period is for pre-school and home-schooled
youth. We will reserve the Kiddie Co-Op room, filled with toys, VCR and
a host of interactive materials, along with a court or two for that
rowdier “let off some steam” play. Some sports equipment will be
provided, but an adult must stay and supervise their young persons
activities. The adults monitor play for free while a daily fees is
assessed for the youth.
Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Cost: $1.00 per child in district (12 years & under)
$1.50 per child out of district
CRAFTS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Are you someone who is between Fourth and Eighth Grades? Are you looking
for something fun and creative to do on Saturday mornings? If your
answer is yes to this then Lincoln Park District offers a great time for
Judy Awe will return as our Craft Director this winter. Mrs. Awe has
some super fun ideas for projects. Cards, book marks, and a scrapbook
page are just a few of the projects she has mentioned. Even more
exciting, the class will vote on the project they want to make the last
week! All materials will be provided during the four-week session.
Saturdays, Jan. 15 – Feb. 5 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Min. 4 Max. 12 $25.00
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