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TBall Skills Clinic | Age 4-6

Sat | $65/$80

This introductory T-ball program is perfect for a child who wants to have fun, make new friends, and be introduced to baseball. Participants enjoy learning the skills needed to play baseball including offense and defense, as well as the rules and philosophies of the game. The program stresses teamwork over competition. All you need to bring is a glove!

Program # | Dates | Times | Fees

403330-01 | 4/9-5/14 | 10-10:45a

403330-02 | 5/28-7/2 | 10-10:45a 

Baseball

Baseball Skills 101 | Age 7-10

Sat | $65/$80

This baseball class gives players an introduction to baseball. Players work on technique and enhancing form in this comprehensive skills clinic. This program teaches throwing mechanics as well as batting stance, bat positioning, and speed, using both live pitching and hitting off the tee. Players learn various positions in the field through game play and basic game strategy. Players should bring their own gloves, and be ready for a fun, fast-paced learning environment.

Program # | Dates | Times | Fees

403330-03 | 4/9-5/14 | 10:45-11:30a  

403330-04 | 5/28-7/12  | 10:45-11:30a 

 

Youth Inter-Village

Spring Soccer Leagues

U8-U14 | Register Online

The Inter Village league will provide an environment for players of all levels. Teams are offered at the following levels: U8 (1st/2nd grade), U10 (3rd/4th grade), U12 (5th/6th grade), and U14 (7th/8th grade). Teams will compete against teams from another area Park Districts. Practice day and times are determined by the volunteer coach. Games are on Saturdays. Players should register based on their grades for the 2021/2022 school year. Each player receives a team jersey, shorts, and socks. Shin guards are required. Soccer cleats are recommended.

 

The registration deadline is Wednesday, March 30th, 2022!  

After the 2nd practice, there will be no refunds issued.

 

Practice Begins: 4/4 

Games Begin/End: 4/16 – 6/4

 *Dates are subject to change, all participants will be informed*

Program # | Leagues | $100/$115      

403100-01  | U8   (1st/2nd gr.) | $110/$135

403100-02  | U10 (3rd/4th gr.) | $110/$135

403100-03  | U12 (5th/6th gr.) | $110/$135

403100-04  | U14 (7th/8th gr.) | $110/$135

 

Volunteer Soccer Coaches

Our athletic leagues are highly reliant on volunteer coaches. All necessary equipment and training resources are provided, ensuring that our volunteer coaches are prepared to coach, and have a fun and rewarding experience.

 

To show our appreciation of your commitment, all-volunteer coaches receive a sweater or polo, a team picture plaque, and a discount on your child’s registration.

 

If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a volunteer coach, please contact Blake Wittkamp, Recreation Supervisor at b.wittkamp@hpparks.org.

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Soccer Skills & Drills Clinic

Soccer players will learn the fundamentals of this fun and exciting sport. The program uses age-appropriate drills to teach the basics of kicking, ball handling, blocking, and teamwork. Through the program, young soccer players will gain confidence, coordination, motor skills, and communication through these exercises. Please bring your own soccer ball. 

Participants must provide their own soccer ball to participate in the workshops. All workshops will be outdoors, so please apply sunscreen to your child before class. Safety guidelines will be followed throughout the class, such as wearing masks, maintaining a 6-ft distance between participants, no physical contact between participants, no scrimmaging, and sanitizing equipment through each use.  If inclement weather arises, the workshop may be canceled. You will be notified via email if a make-up class will be made available or if a refund will be issued.*

*Information may change due to CDC guidelines.

 

Location: NE Corner of Walnut Street Parking Lot

Program # | Age | Day | Dates | Times | Fees

403450-01 | 4-6 | Sat | 4/9-5/14 | 10-10:45a | $50/$65 

403450-02 | 7-9 | Sat | 4/9-5/14 | 11-11:45a | $50/$65

 
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Golden Lion Academy

Tae-Kwon-Do

Tue | Ages 6+ | Register Online

The focus of the Golden Lion Academy combines the disciplines of Tae-kwon-do, Hapkido Judo, and Kung-fu. Students learn the basics of self-defense from day one. They build upon these features by adding more advanced techniques from various styles. As students progress, they earn opportunities for advancement through the various ranks in a safe, friendly, and enjoyable environment. This commitment has helped the Golden Lion Academy develop countless numbers of individuals over the past 30 years. Advanced placement requires the instructor’s authorization to enroll. Safety guidelines will be followed throughout the class, such as wearing masks when not exercising, maintaining a 6-ft distance between participants, no physical contact between participants, and sanitizing equipment through each use. 

*Information may change due to CDC guidelines.

 

Skill Level | Program # | Dates | Times | Fees

Beg | 406900-01 | 5/5-5/10 | 6:30-8p | $75/$90

Adv | 406900-02 | 4/5-5/10 | 8-9p | $50/$75

Beg | 406900-03 | 5/17-6/21 | 6:30-8p | $75/$90

Adv | 406900-04 | 5/17-6/21 | 8-9p | $50/$75 

Self Defense

Thr | Ages 8+ | Register Online

Learn how to properly defend yourself against any violence and or activities that may harm you or anyone who is defenseless. Learn from 1st Don Black Belt George Gutierrez and George Sanchez, who are also our Golden Lion Academy Tae Kwon Do instructors, on the best way to defend yourself and others in any situation of violence. This self-defense class will be taught with a lot of repetitive hands-on techniques and the instructor will be very verbal on how to handle situations and the next moves. Come join us for a fun-filled class that will be very useful when needed.

Community Center Activity Room C (6 weeks)

*No Class 12/30 New Years Eve* 

 

Program # | Dates | Times | $65/$80 

403700-01 | 3/17-4/21 | 6-7p

403700-02 | 5/5-6/9 | 6-7p

 

Gymnastics - Gymkhana

Register Online

6622 Barrington Road, Hanover Park.

 

The Hanover Park Park District gymnastics program is operated by the Gymkhana Gymnastics Club.  Gymkhana has been providing high-quality instruction in gymnastics since 1975. They offer programs for all ages and abilities starting from preschool gymnastics classes, to their nationally competing U.S.A. Gymnastics Men’s and Women’s teams.  Gymkhana’s professional staff is comprised of the U.S.A. Gymnastics safety certified coaches. The Gymkhana facility is 25,300 square feet of the latest and best equipment.

Preschool Gymnastics

Wed | Ages 2-3 P/C | Register Online

This program introduces young children to gymnastics alongside their parents.  Body awareness and balance will be developed through an “obstacle course” arrangement of mats, foam inclines, barrels, steps, and mini-equipment.  One parent is required to attend class with the child (A maximum of 4 students enrolled per class).

Program # | Dates | Times | $70/$85

403210-01 | 5/4-6/22 | 9:15-9:55a

403210-02 | 6/29-8/27 | 9:15-9:55a

Little Gymnastics Star

Wed | Ages 4-5 | Register Online

This class is for the child who loves to jump, roll and climb.  Children will be introduced to the junior bar, beam, vault, and tumbling exercises.  Body awareness and balance will be further developed through an “obstacle course” arrangement of mats.  Parents do not attend this class (a maximum of 5 students enrolled per class).

Program # | Dates | Times | $72/$87

403210-03 | 5/4-6/22 | 10:45-11:30a

403210-04 | 6/29-8/27 | 10:45-11:30a

Youth Gymnastics

Tue | Ages 5+ | Register Online

GYM I: Development of strength, balance & coordination as well as the introduction of basic apparatus skills.

Dress code: wear a leotard or non-baggy T-shirt and shorts. 

Program # | Dates | Times | $85/$100

403210-05  | 5/11-6/21 | 4:00-5:00p

403210-06 | 6/28-8/26| 4:00-5:00p

 
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Soccer registration is now open!

Soccer registration is now open!

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Martial Arts

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