Sports


New programs will be listed as they become available.   



3 Ways to Register for Recreation, Parks & Community Health Programs

Register in-person at:
Village of Park Forest
Recreation, Parks & Community Health Department
350 Victory Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466

Register over the phone with a credit card at 708-748-2005.

Register Online - Click on the "Register Online / go! button below. 

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Please note: online registration processing fees are non-refundable. Some programs are not available for online registration.

For more information, contact the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health at 708-748-2005.


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Taekwondo

Taekwondo is a Korean style method of unarmed self-defense and sport. The Word Tae means leg (foot), Kwon means hand (or fist) and Do stands for the way of mental discipline to repel aggression. It is also an Olympic Sport. Taekwondo does not mean fighting, but it symbolizes the cultivation of a well-rounded character in its practitioners, through self-respect, indomitable spirit of discipline, coordination and control.  Program is led by World Champion, Master Ben Effiok. *No Class January 31, 2022 for the 5-6pm class. No class 
May 30, 2022 for the 5-6 pm class and the 6-7 pm class. 

Uniform is required at an additional fee of $65, due first day of class to the instructor (One-time fee. Fee subject to change).

Ages 4 years & Older     $70    6 weeks  (Class 13201
Village Hall, Lower Level - Rooms 1 & 2

*13201-01  Monday   5-6 pm     January 24-February 28 - *$60 - 5 weeks
13201-02   Monday   5-6 pm      March 7-April 11
13201-03   Monday   5-6 pm      April 25-June 6 

13201-04   Monday   6-7 pm      January 24-February 28
13201-05   Monday   6-7 pm      March 7-April 11
13201-06   Monday   6-7 pm      April 25-June 6 




Online registration is not available for Just Ballin' Itty Bitty League

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Just Ballin’ Itty Bitty League (Pre-K & Kindergarten)

Online registration is not available for this program. Please call 708-748-2005 to register over the phone with a credit card or in person at the Recreation, Parks & Community Health Department at 350 Victory Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466.

*To stay up to date on league information and updates, visit www.quickscores.com/rpfybl 

Something for the shorties! The Just Ballin' Bitty Itty Bitty League is a 8-week basketball league for youth grades Pre-K (at least 2 years,10 months old) and Kindergarten. This instructional program will teach your young hoop star the basics of the sport including dribbling, shooting and defensive principles while allowing them to showcase what they've learned in a competitive setting. Practices and games will take place on Sunday afternoons. No refunds will be given under any circumstance.  

Face masks must be worn by all spectators and participants. Additional COVID-19 safety protocols may be enforced.
 
Families will receive a $5 discount per child for children in the same household.
 
Payment Plan available: $50 per child is due at registration with the remaining balance paid in full by January 14, 2022. A $10 payment plan processing fee is due at registration. Parent/Guardian must register in person to complete registration and payment plan paperwork. 
 
Recreation Center Practice/Game Locations (215 Wilson St., Park Forest)
For practices enter directly through the gymnasium Door 21 located in the courtyard of the Wilson St. Parking lot. For games enter directly through Door 3 off of Wilson St.

Grades Pre-K & Kindergarten       $80        8 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym
13003-01   Sunday    TBD - *Players will be assigned a time between 12:30 pm-5:15 pm        January 16-March 6     

*To stay up to date on league information and updates, visit www.quickscores.com/rpfybl 






Online registration is not available for Richton-Park Forest Youth Basketball League

12/30/21 - IMPORTANT NOTICE:

With rising COVID-19 numbers, related to the Omicron variant, officials from both the Village of Park Forest and Village of Richton Park have made the decision to delay the start of the 2022 season to the dates below. The safety of our families is our priority! To stay up to date on league information and updates, visit www.quickscores.com/rpfybl 

Village of Park Forest Start Dates:
Grades 1st & 2nd:  Tuesday January 18 at 7 pm  
Grades 3rd & 4th:  Wednesday January 19 at 7 pm
Grades 5th& 6th:  Thursday January 20 at 7 pm 
Grades 7th & 8th:  Friday January 21 at 7 pm

All start times will remain at 7 pm. We anticipate the initial draft practices on the dates above will end at 8:30 pm.

 


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Richton-Park Forest Youth Basketball League (RPFYBL)  - NOTE NEW START DATES LISTED BELOW

To stay up to date on league information and updates, visit www.quickscores.com/rpfybl 


Online registration is not available for this program. Please call 708-748-2005 to register over the phone with a credit card or in person at the Recreation, Parks & Community Health Department at 350 Victory Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466.

Two Communities. One League. One Goal. The RPFYBL is a recreational league for boys and girls in grades 1st-8th. In addition to emphasizing the fundamentals of the sport—passing, shooting, ball-handling and defense--participants will learn the importance of teamwork and good sportsmanship. Youth will be assigned to a team that will play in competitive games with standings being updated weekly. Most games are played on Saturday mornings/afternoon. Other participating communities may be included. All participants will receive a full uniform and basketball with awards being distributed at seasons end. *Practices and game locations may vary. Practice will be either 6-7:15 pm OR 7:45-9 pm once assigned to a team. Practice day may change depending on coaches’ availability. Spectator fee may apply. 

No refunds will be given under any circumstance. Please ensure accuracy in child's uniform size when registering, as replacement uniforms will be issued at the parent’s expense ($50). 

League Draft will take place at 7 pm on the following dates:  
1st & 2nd Grades - January 18, 2022 – 7 pm (New Date) 
3rd & 4th Grades - January 19, 2022 – 7 pm (New Date)
5th & 6th Grades - January 20, 2022 – 7 pm (New Date)
7th & 8th Grades - January 21, 2022 – 7 pm (New Date) 

 
Families will receive a $5 discount per child for children in the same household.
 
Payment Plan available
: $50 per child is due at registration with the remaining balance paid in full by January 14, 2022. A $10 payment plan processing fee is due at registration. Parent/Guardian must register at the Recreation, Parks & Community Health Department to complete registration form and payment plan paperwork. 
 
Volunteers are needed. If you are interested in becoming a coach, please contact the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health at 708-748-2005.  

Face masks must be worn by all participants during practice and games. All spectators and coaches are required to wear face masks as well. Additional safety measures may also be in place throughout the season. Limited participants this season so register fast!
 
Recreation Center Practice/Game Locations (215 Wilson St., Park Forest)
For practices enter directly through the gymnasium Door 21 located in the courtyard of the Wilson St. Parking lot. For games enter directly through Door 3 off of Wilson St.

*To stay up to date on league information and updates, visit www.quickscores.com/rpfybl 
 
Grades 1st & 2nd      $95      12 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym
13008-01 Tuesday *6-9 pm January 18, 2022-March 22, 2022   (New Start Date) 
 
Grades 3rd & 4th      $95      12 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym
13008-02 Wednesday *6-9 pm January 19, 2022-March 23, 2022 (New Start Date) 
 
Grades 5th & 6th      $95      12 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym
13008-03 Thursday *6-9 pm January 20, 2022-March 24, 2022 (New Start Date) 
 
Grades 7th & 8th      $95      12 weeks   
Recreation Center, Large Gym
13008-04 Friday *6-9 pm  January 21, 2022-March 25, 2022 (New Start Date)





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