Endless summer, cultural arts, + fall programs!
(September 11, 2020) The Skokie Park District is now in Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan. The following are reminders and updates for this week. 
 
Endless Summer
Skokie Water Playground

The Skokie Water Playground is open for one last final weekend of fun! Click the links below for tickets.
 
Open Swim        
Saturday & Sunday, September 12-13, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.  & 2-5 p.m.

Tickets
Open Swim for Skokie residents
Open Swim for Evanston residents

Non-residents must purchase tickets in-person. No advanced tickets are available for non-residents.


Register now for dance & theater classes!

Dance
Devonshire dance classes are offered both virtually and in-person! Register for the class of your choice and if you would like to participate virtually, please email Caryn to begin receiving your weekly Zoom link for the class.


Theatre
Devonshire theatre classes are also offered in-person, with some virtual options! Registration continues beyond the first two weeks after class start dates. Some virtual options include take-home materials.


 

100 pages of fall programs!

The Skokie Park District Fall Program Guide lives online and is updated daily as new classes and events are made available. Programs are offered in athletics & sports, cultural arts, childcare, exercise, history, nature, and much more. Click on in-person and virtual classes in the guide and go straight to the registration page for that class!

 
 
 
In pursuit of improving the overall health of the community, the Skokie Park District is asking those who live and work in Skokie to commit to walk or move for at least 30 minutes per day during the month of September. All ages welcome!
 
To receive access to FREE events and pop-ups you must be registered for GO! Skokie. You will then find all of the program details in your weekly 'GO! Skokie' newsletter after registering here: 

Story Stroll: Lyon Park
September 15-20

Free! Beginning Tuesday, September 15, bring the family to Lyon Park and read the wonderful children's book, "Saturday" by Oge Mora. The book pages will be laminated and attached to kiosks along the park path. As you stroll along the trail, you will be directed to the next page in the story. Enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time!

Story Stroll in the Park schedule
Gross Point Park - September 8-13
Lyon Park - September 15-20
Laramie Park - September 22-27


Bargains galore at Oakton's Fall Flea Market

One person's trash is another person's treasure! Stop by the Oakton Community Center parking lot and find bargains on cool stuff.

Sunday, September 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Oakton Community Center Parking Lot
4701 Oakton St., Skokie
 
  
 
Sign up for the 5K

Participate in our very own virtual 5K! 
Run it all at once or over multiple days. Use the actual course or create your own. 
 
Complete the run and receive a 5K t-shirt. Fastest times receive a medal. 

 
Tickets for "Ferris Bueller" still on sale!
 
Purchase tickets now for the drive-in movie, "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." 

Thursday, September 17
7:45 p.m. (Gate at 6:30 p.m.)  
Skokie Sports Park East 
 
Tickets

Price: $15 per vehicle
Warning! This movie is rated PG-13 and is not recommended for children under 13.

Strict COVID-19 guidelines will be observed. 

A Skokie Park District and City of Evanston event.
 
Rent space at the Oakton Community Center!

We have just what you need for a birthday party, bridal shower, baby shower or family event! 

The Oakton Community Center is currently booking room rentals for groups of 50 people or less beginning in October. 

To inquire about date availability and rental fees, please contact Pamela Zeid at (847) 674-1500, ext. 2715, or email her at pzeid@skokieparks.org. 

  Now offering virtual memberships! 
 
The Fitness First health club at the Weber Leisure Center is open and accepting new members, which includes in-person workout options. In addition, the club is also now offering brand new Virtual Fitness Memberships!
 
Virtual Membership: $27 per month or $300 per year 
  • No initiation fee
  • Up to six Live Stream classes per day, seven days a week
  • Easy as 1-2-3:
    1. Make a reservation  2. Receive a Zoom link via email  3. Join the live stream class! 
    See reservation calendar of Live Stream classes here. 
  • Access to our entire line of On Demand classes, 4-5 new classes each week.
    Check out our current library here. 
  • One online Small Group Training per month with one of our personal trainers (more than $100 value)
  • Easy membership set-up
To purchase this membership or for questions, please call Jennie Bever, Fitness Manager, at (847) 929-8510 or the Weber Center front desk (847) 674-1500, ext. 3500. 
New for Fitness First Members 
Outdoor Spin Class!

For members of Fitness First ages 18 or older only, this class combines climbs, flat roads, and speed for a cardiovascular and endurance blast! For all levels of fitness, beginner to advanced. Held outside of the Weber Leisure Center near the main entrance. 

Saturday, September 19
8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
 

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