Spring Guide 2023

Spring 2023 ProgramGuide

Dundee Township Park District

EggHunts Page 2

Registration Resident | Feb. 20

Nonresident | Feb. 27 www.dtpd.org

Egg Hunt Saturday, April 1 • Randall Oaks Park PreregistrationRequired

Egg-citing News! We’ll be dashing for eggs at Randall Oaks Park. Hop on over for some springtime fun! Preregistration closes on March 31 at 12:00 pm. Space is limited. We will not be able to accommodate same day registration. Please arrive 10 minutes early for check-in. Hunts will begin promptly at the designated time. In case of inclement weather the Egg Hunt will be held at the Randall Oaks Recreation Center. Watch your email for notifications and/or sign up for Rainout Line notifications.

2-8Years Fee $5(R)/$9(NR)

25801-00 9:00-9:30 am 25801-01 9:45-10:15 am 25801-02 10:30-11:00 am 25801-03 11:15-11:45 am 25801-04 12:00-12:30 pm 25801-05 12:45-1:15 pm

Swimming for Eggs Sunday, April 2 • RakowCenter Indoor Pool PreregistrationRequired

1-12Years Fee $5(R)/$9(NR)

Ages 6-8 22100-01 Ages 9-12 22100-02

2:00-2:15 pm

2:30-2:45 pm

Ages 1-3 with parent 22100-03 Ages 4-5 with parent 22100-04

3:00-3:15 pm

3:30-3:45 pm

Do you have a child who would love

to hunt for eggs in the pool? This is the PERFECT event for them! Join us for an egg hunt in the Rakow Center Indoor Pool. Bags will be supplied to put the “scooped up” eggs. Please plan to check-in 15-minutes before the event begins. The event will start promptly. Your child should be poolside, wearing swimming attire, and ready to go.

Stay and swimuntil 5:00 pm

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Special Events

Kite Fly Saturday, April 29 Randall Oaks Recreation Center 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Join us as we celebrate Flying 4 Kids, a statewide Kite Fly to promote park districts, recreation agencies and the park district youth license plate. Bring your kites and enjoy a day out in the park, playing and exploring wind and motion.

Free Free kites will be offered while supplies last!

Step out into nature and into a story this Spring.

A StoryWalk® transforms the pages of a children’s storybook into signs placed sequentially along the walking path at two of our parks. Please share your photos with us by posting them on social media with the hashtag #DTPDStoryWalk and tag us.

April 17-28 | Randall Oaks Park May 1-19 | South End Park

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

by Sean Taylor & ALex Morss

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General Information

DundeeTownship Park District Board of Commissioners

Park District Board meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the first and thirdWednesdays of each month. Please visit www.dtpd.org for the meeting location.

Frank Scarpelli President

Erin O’Leary Vice President

(847) 428-7131 • info@dtpd.org www.dtpd.org

Mission Statement We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life through exceptional parks, facilities, and community- driven programming. Vision We aspire to exceed the needs of our Community by pursuing excellence. Values Accountability | Communication Photo/Video Policy The District occasionally takes photographs or video of participants for promoting/advertising our programs, services, events, activities, and facilities in our brochures, website or agency social media, and other promotional avenues. By regis tering for, participating in or attending District programs, events, or other activities, the participant (or parent/guardian of a minor participant) irrevocably agrees to the use and distribution by the Park District of his or her image (or of his minor child/ward) in photographs, video recordings, and any other electronic repro ductions of such programs, events and activities for any purpose without inspection or approval and without compensation, rights to royalties or any other consideration now and in the future. Refund Policy If a program is canceled, a full refund will be given. Refunds will be considered for medical reasons if at least half of the program remains. Requests for refunds must be made prior to the program’s completion. If you are not satisfied with the quality of the instruction, a Refund/Transfer Request form must be filled out prior to the third class meeting. Your input on this form will help us focus on where improvement is needed. To receive a refund, please fill out a Refund/Transfer Request form available at the Rakow Center and the Randall Oaks Recreation Center front desks or on the website. Mail, fax, drop off or email this form to a Guest Services Manager at guestservices@dtpd.org. Upon receiving your completed form, we will process your class refund which will take approximately two weeks. Refunds are subject to a $5 service charge. Approved refunds will be prorated if the class has already started. No refunds for gift cards will be allowed. NSF checks – a $10 service charge will be addressed on all NSF checks. Gift cards may be used toward any Park District membership or programming. Due to a large amount of information provided in the Dundee Township Park District seasonal program guide a change may occur regarding days, times, fees, or other information after publication. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and will inform you of any changes as quickly as possible. For the most up to date information, please check our website www.dtpd.org RECREATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (RAP) RAP provides financial assistance for Dundee Township residents (or resident eligible) with children under the age of 18 who wish to participate in Dundee Township Park District programs. To become a RAP participant, please complete a confidential application (available in Spanish and English) that is available at the Rakow & Randall Oaks Recreation Centers, and can be downloaded at www.dtpd.org/registration-information. For more information, visit www.dtpd.org or contact Elsa Peralta at (847) 428-7131 x1200. Connected to Community Team Oriented | Integrity

John Meschewski Secretary

Craig Rakow Commissioner

JimBonkoski Treasurer

Abbreviation Guide


Algonquin Lakes School 1401 Compton Dr, Algonquin 60102 Bonnie Dundee Golf Club 270 N. Kennedy Dr, Carpentersville 60110 Centerville Schoolhouse 1180 N. Randall Rd, West Dundee 60118 Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center Intersection of Rt 25 & Rt 68 Carpentersville 60110


Rakow Center Indoor Pool 665 Barrington Ave, Carpentersville 60110 Rakow Center Preschool 665 Barrington Ave, Carpentersville 60110 4101 Binnie Rd, West Dundee 60118 Randall Oaks Park 1180 N. Randall Rd., West Dundee 60118




ROGC Randall Oaks Golf Club



RORC Randall Oaks Recreation Center 500 N. Randall Rd, West Dundee 60118 RORCP Randall Oaks Preschool 500 N. Randall Rd, West Dundee 60118 ROSO Randall Oaks Soccer Field 500 N. Randall Rd, West Dundee 60118 ROZ Randall Oaks Zoo 1180 N. Randall Rd, West Dundee 60118 Tu Tuesday Th Thursday Sa Saturday SHC Sleepy Hollow Center 875Winmoor Dr, Sleepy Hollow 60118 SHP Sleepy Hollow Preschool 875Winmoor Dr, Sleepy Hollow 60118 SR Senior Su Sunday TCAP Treehouse Center at Al Price Building 1180 N. Randall Rd, West Dundee 60118 W Wednesday WSP Washington Street Preschool 21 N. Washington St, Carpentersville 60110 No Online Registration Virtual Program

DWF DunhamWoods Farms, Inc. 9N755 Nesler Rd, Elgin 60124 HP Huffman Park

811 Tartans Dr, West Dundee 60118




Fitness Member


Lennard Music Hall 751 S 8th Street, West Dundee 60118 Liberty Elementary School 6500 Miller Rd, Carpentersville 60110 Lions Park 570 Penny Rd, East Dundee 60118



M Monday MBCL Main Beach Crystal Lake

300 Lakeshore Dr, Crystal Lake 60014


Non Fitness Member

NR Nonresident PMP Prairie Meadow Park

89 Village Quarter Rd., West Dundee, 60118




Rakow Center 665 Barrington Ave, Carpentersville 60110

RAAC Rakow Adult Activities Center

665 Barrington Ave, Carpentersville 60110

Enriching the lives of people with disabilities through meaningful recreation experiences.

NISRA’s programs for children and adults with special needs focus on developing skills, friendships, exploring the community and having fun! For more information, call (815) 459-0737 or see NISRA’s brochure at www.nisra.org

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General Information

Facility Hours

Rakow Center

(847) 428-7131 x1101 Fax (847) 262-3609 5:30 am-10:00 pm 7:00 am-5:00 pm

665 Barrington Ave., Carpentersville


Walking/Running Indoor Track

Monday-Friday Saturday & Sunday Adult Activities Center Rakow Indoor Pool Hours

Rakow Center

14 laps = 1 mile 5:30 am-10:00 pm 7:00 am-5:00 pm*

See Page 41 See Page 29


Saturday & Sunday

*Saturday: Closed from 1/14/23-3/11/23, Sunday: Closed from 11/27/22-5/7/23

Randall OaksRecreationCenter

12 laps = 1 mile 5:00 am-10:00 pm


Saturday & Sunday 7:00 am-5:00 pm 12 years and older may use the track. 6-11 years must be accompanied by an adult. 5 years and younger may not be on track. Strollers and street shoes are not permitted.

RandallOaksRecreationCenter (847) 428-7131 x4260 500 N. Randall Rd., West Dundee Fax (847) 428-4880 Monday-Friday 5:00 am-10:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 7:00 am-5:00 pm

Rainout Line

Holiday Hours

April 9 - Easter


Be alerted toweather closures, delays, or changes in hours.

May 29 - Memorial Day July 4 - Independence Day

7:00 am-2:00 pm

7:00 am-2:00 pm Registration Desks are closed for all of the above holidays.

Registration Desks Hours Monday-Thursday

9:00 am-8:00 pm 9:00 am-5:00 pm 9:00 am-Noon


Call (224) 204-0026 or visit www.dtpd.org

Saturday Sunday


Sign up for Email Alerts

Download the Registration Form @ https://www.dtpd.org/registration-information/

Registration continues until classes are filled or closed.

Sign up for Text Alerts





If you are new to Dundee Township Park District programming and want to register online for a program, you’ll need to make a household account with us online through our registration portal. Visit http://www.dtpd.org/registration-information/ for directions on how to create an online account. Call (847) 428-7131 x4260 or x1101 for assistance.

Download the Free Rainout Line App

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General Information Plant a Tree in Memory Memorial Trees at one of our parks or golf courses.

Thank You to Our


• Trees generally are in the 2” to 3” caliper range, typically native or cultivars of species native to northern Illinois. • Planting occurs in spring or fall. • District staff will establish and maintain the tree for its life. • D edication Plaque Included • F ee: $800 For more information, call Park Services at (847) 551-4310 Monday-Friday 7:00 am-3:00 pm

Prepare your teen for a Summer Job Lifeguard Training 15-50 years Swim Instructor Training

•Flexible Hours •Park District Benefits •Fun Work Environment

NOW HIRING Summer Positions

15-55 years See Page 30

Work Here Play Here www.dtpd.org

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Table of Contents/Age Guide

Table of Contents

Health & Fitness . . . . . . . . 34-39 Martial Arts . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Open Gym 21 Preschool . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9 Racquetball . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Special Events . . . . . . . . . 2-3 Sports 18-19 Youth . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-13 Zoo & Nature . . . . . . . . . 14-17

Child Care Before & After School Care 27 School’s Out Club . . . . . . . . 27 Dance 28 Early Childhood . . . . . . . . 10-11 Facilities & Parks Map . . . . . . . 47 Facility Rentals . . . . . . . . . . 46 Flag Spinning 28 General Information 4-6 Golf &Weddings . . . . . . . . 44-45

Adult . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Adult 50+ . . . . . . . . . . 41-43 Athletic Leagues 20 Aquatics . . . . . . . . . . . 29-33 Baton 28 Birthday Parties . . . . . . . . . 46 Camps . . . . . . . . . . . . 23-26










6+ 4+

28 22 35 35 35 35 35 32 40 40 35 40

Swim Lessons

3-10 3-11 3-18 4-12 5-11 5-11 5-11 5-12 5-14 5-16 4+ 5-6 6-12 6-12 6-14 6-14 7-11 7-12 7-9 6+ 6+ 6+



Martial Arts

Soccer Violin

11, 18, 19

Bollywood Dance Group Exercise Classes

12+ 12+ 12+ 12+ 12+ 12+ 16+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+

12 12 22 18 27 12 27 12 28 28 13 29 12 18 20 20 18 12 15 13 13 12 13 30

Aqua Babes




Kids Cooking Camp

Preschool Open Gym

9 months-6 years 11

Mother’s Day MixxedFit® Madness 12+

Martial Arts

Tot & Kid Rock I Kids n’ Colors


10 10 10 10 11 11



1 ½-3 1 ½-3

Rollerball Yoga Specialty Yoga

Before/After School Care

Getting to Know Me

Lego® Classes School’s Out Club Magic Classes

Tunes for Tots

2-5 3-4 3-4

Water Fitness Classes



28, 40 28, 40


Adult Tap


18, 19

Horsemanship Photography

Flag Spinning



S.M.I.L.E. On My Own

1 ½-3

10 10 10

Police Physical Achievement Test 18+

Piano Lessons Swim Teams Drawing Classes


Spanish for Adults

Little Explorers


Women’s Volleyball League

20, 40


Youth Soccer (DTPD) Spring Program-Outdoor Summer Basketball League








Spanish Classes

Spring Break Zoo Camp

Billiards Book Club Day Trips

50+ 50+ 50+ 50+ 50+ 50+

42 42 43 42 42 36


Almost 3-5


Balloon Classes


Fun To Be Me Soccer & T-Ball

3-4 3-4 3-5 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-7 4-6 4-5

10 11 10 10 11 10 31 28 11 20 12 22 18 18 27 27

Sat Live!

8-12 10-17 12-16 15-50 15-55


Divine Beekeepers Local Artist Workshop 50+ Fitness Classes

Kid Rock II

Child & Babysitting Class

Mother’s Day Craft Class

Life Guard Training

Track & Field Spanish Class

Swim Instructor Training

30, 40


11, 18

Swim Lessons


SUMMER CAMPS Discovery Day Camp page 23

Baton Nerf®


Pre K-Kindergarten Soccer League Kids Cooking Camp




Egg Hunts

1-12 12+


Martial Arts

4+ 5-6 5-6





All All All All All All All All All All

25, 44-45

Day Camp page 23 Camp Care page 24 Golf Clinics page 25 Sports Camp page 24 Survivor Camp page 26 Zoo Camps page 26


Lap Swim Open Gym Open Swim

32 21 29 30 21

Before/After School Care

5-11 5-11

School’s Out Club

Private Swim Lessons


Kite Fly


S’mores & Snores


Storywalk Zoo Events


14-17, 26

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2023/2024 School Year

Register Now!

Almost 3 to 5 years old

Take a Tour of All Our Preschool Classrooms

Download the Preschool Registration Form @ https://www.dtpd.org/preschool/ Once enrolled, look for additional information to be emailed to you in early August. The first day of school will be a meet and greet your teacher with preschoolers and their parents/ guardians. Children in our preschool program are actively involved in a curriculum that stresses the social, emotional, physical, and academic aspects of their development. Younger children are taught skills for building strong self-reliance and positive social interaction. Children ages 4-5 prepare for kindergarten based on District 300 expectations through exposure to a variety of academic units and social/emotional learning. Our professional staff of teachers and aides have a common goal: to create a warm, accepting environment, which supports the development of the whole child. • Incorporates IL State Early Learning Standards • Play Based Curriculum/Child Interest Themes • Jolly Phonics Reading Program • Easy Transition to District 300 Kindergarten • Summer Preschool Available


Currently taking enrollment for the 2023/24 School Year For enrollment/payment procedures please visit www.dtpd.org

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2023/2024 School Year

Monthly Fee R/NR^ $141/$171 $141/$171 $141/$171 $141/$171 $92/$122 $141/$171 $141/$171 $92/$122 $218/$248 $135/$165 $218/$248 $218/$248 $135/$165 $218/$248 $232/$262** $232/$262**


Program #

Days Tu/Th M/W Tu/Th Tu/Th Tu/Th Tu/Th Tu/Th Tu/Th M/W/F M/W/F M/W/F M/W/F M/W/F M/W/F



Almost 3 Years Old



2026 Kindergarten start

9:00-11:00 am

Preschool- 3 Years Preschool- 3 Years Preschool*- 3 Years

54299-15 54299-16 54299-17

2025 Kindergarten start 2025 Kindergarten start 2025 Kindergarten start

9:00-11:00 am 9:00-11:00 am 8:45-10:45 am




*with optional Extended Learning Time

10:45 am-12:15 pm

Mixed Preschool- 3-5 Years Mixed Preschool*- 3-5 Years


54299-18 54299-19

3-5 year olds 3-5 year olds

12:00-2:00 pm 8:45-10:45 am



*with optional Extended Learning Time

10:45 am-12:15 pm

Mixed Preschool*- 3-5 Years


3-5 year olds

8:15-10:45 am



*with optional Extended Learning Time

10:45 am-12:15 pm

Pre-Kindergarten- 4-5 Years


54299-23 54299-24

2024 Kindergarten start

8:45-11:15 am 8:45-11:15 am

Pre-Kindergarten*- 4-5 Years 2024 Kindergarten start



*with optional Extended Learning Time

11:15 am-12:45 pm 11:45 am-2:15 pm

Pre-Kindergarten- 4-5 Years


54299-25 54299-26

2024 Kindergarten start

Pre-Kindergarten*- 4-5 Years 2024 Kindergarten start

Tu/W/Th Tu/W/Th

8:45-11:15 am



*with optional Extended Learning Time

11:15 am-1:45 pm

*Extended LearningTime is socially structured learning time involving free-play, arts and crafts, story time, games, and lunch. Participantsmust bring their own lunch/beverage. For holidays and school days off, Dundee TownshipParkDistrict Preschool follows School District 300 calendar.

^ $50 supply fee and $40 nonrefundable registration fee is not included in this price.

Save 5% when paying in full!

10% Sibling Discount

First day of the 2023/2024 school year is Monday, August 21, or Tuesday, August 22, 2023

** This 3 day class’s fees are higher due to more days of school per year with no Monday or Friday Holidays.

3-5 years


Save 5% when paying in full!

10% Sibling Discount

2023-2024 School Year

Monthly Fee

The Funshine Treehouse Zoo Preschool at Randall Oaks provides a child-led environment where children are encouraged to discover at their own pace. We offer a warm and supportive environment that promotes each child’s social, emotional, and cognitive development. Through learning about animals and nature, every day is a discovery for our students. For enrollment/payment procedures please visit www.dtpd.org. For a tour call Kath at (847) 551-4310 x5006

58302-AM Aug. 22-May 16 58302-PM Aug. 22-May 16 58303-AM Aug. 21-May 17 58303-PM Aug. 21-May 17

Tu,Th/9:00-11:30 am $200(R)/$240(NR)


Tu,Th/12:30-3:00 pm M,W,F/9:00-11:30 am M,W,F/12:30-3:00 pm

$200(R)/$240(NR) $290(R)/$340(NR) $290(R)/$340(NR)

TCAP $40 non-refundable registration fee not included.

Download the Funshine Treehouse Registration Form @ https://www.dtpd.org/randall-oaks-zoo/funshine-treehouse/

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Early Childhood Getting to Know Me

Little Explorers 2-4 with optional parent We will explore the world around us through stories, crafts, and activities through themes such as dinosaurs, bugs, vehicles, and our earth. Bring your imagination and creativity! 24121-00 April 14-May 12 F/10:30-11:15 am $43(R)/$63(NR) RORC Let’s Play- Tunes for Tots 2-5 years with parent Crafts, music & movement, stories and FUN! It is a time for children to learn new songs while using musical instruments, props, fingerplays, body movement, story time and crafts. Children will have FUN with some new art techniques and some old ones such as painting, coloring, pasting and construction. Each participant is encouraged to engage at his or her own level. Contractual 24130-00 May 3-24 W/12:00-12:45 pm $60(R)/$80(NR) RA Fun To Be Me 3-4 years Two hours of fun and socialization through songs, show-and tell, crafts, games, story time, snacks and more! Activities will be based on weekly themes. Sign-up fast for this popular class that will help your child find their independence. Children must be toilet trained. 24102-00 April 3-May 8 M/9:30-11:30 am $72(R)/$92(NR) RORC

1 ½-3 years with parent Let’s discover and use our five senses. Weekly themed art projects and activities will surprise the children with taste, touch, smell, sight and sounds. Actively participate with your child as they discover the world around them. 24101-00 April 4-May 9 Tu/9:15-10:00 am $54(R)/$74(NR) RA S.M.I.L.E. 1 ½-3 years with optional parent Children will engage with music: S-ing, M-ove, I-mitate, L-isten, and E-ngage. “We are the Dinosaurs,”“Rocketship Run,”“I’m a Little Teapot,” and “Open, Shut Them” are a few song examples. Play-dough and hands-on exploration will also be planned. Be prepared to SMILE! 24120-00 April 14-May 12 F/9:00-10:00 am $49(R)/$69(NR) RORC Kids n’ Colors 1 ½-3 years with parent We will introduce a new color each week through crafts, songs, books and the color bag of surprises. This class will help your child transition from parent & child to child only classes. Parents are free to leave the program room when their child is ready. 24108-00 April 6-May 11 Th/9:15-10:00 am $54(R)/$74(NR) RORC Rock ‘n’ Kids 1-5 years This interactive class has everyone on their feet! We all learn together while engaging in active, creative, music-based activities, using rhythm instruments and movement props. All class procedures are designed to keep staff and students safe. Activities are age appropriate by class and include songs and rhymes, rhythm and coordination, fine and gross motor, imagination and sensory, listening and following directions skills. Sing, dance, play, learn and imagine with us! www.rockitkids.com Contractual Tot Rock - Age 1 year with parent 24170-00 April 13-May 25 Th/9:30-10:10 am $85(R)/$105(NR) RA Kid Rock I - Age 2 year with parent 24171-00 April 13-May 25 Th/10:20-11:00 am $85(R)/$105(NR) RA Kid Rock II - Ages 3-5 24172-00 April 13-May 25 Th/11:10-11:50 am $85(R)/$105(NR) RA On My Own 2 years with optional parent Children will learn to gain independence and positive social interaction through theme-based activities. Circle time with songs and a story combined with free-form art will provide the perfect first experience for your child to work toward being on their own. This class is to try to build separation, parents are welcome to be a part of the classes working toward the goal of not being in the room by the end of the session. You may leave your child when you feel it is time. 24110-00 April 5-May 10 W/9:00-10:00 am $59(R)/$79(NR) RORC

Mother’s Day Craft Class 3-6 years Kids, do you want to surprise that special lady with some great gifts for Mother’s Day? Join us during this one-time class to make some keepsake presents that she is sure to love along with a one-of-a-kind card! 24199-00 May 3 W/6:30-7:45 pm $15(R)/$20(NR) RA I Speak Spanish! - Spanish for Kids 3-6 years Join us right from your living room as we explore new cultures and learn the Spanish language via the interactive Zoom platform! Students will learn conversational Spanish through fun and interactive activities and music. New and exciting material for each session! Taught live by a Language in Action, Inc. instructor. Zoom login information will be emailed to participants before the first class. Contractual 24273-00 April 13-May 18 Th/5:00-5:45 pm $99(R)/$119(NR) Virtual

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Early Childhood-Sports

Parent/TotSoccer -SportsRUs 3-4 years with parent It’s time to team up with mom or dad in this pint-sized sports class. This program is perfect for toddlers who are full of energy and parents who are looking for an introduction to soccer. With the use of smaller sized soccer balls, players will learn the basic skills of dribbling, passing, shooting and goaltending. Instructors will work with participants on good sportsmanship, participation, and teamwork. Games will be played at the end of each class. Contractual 22974-01 April 14-May 19 F/4:00-4:45 pm $63(R)/$78(NR) AL

Tot Track & Field - Sports R Us 3-6 years We have found this exciting class to be just what parents need to give their children a positive first step into running and fitness. Participants will learn proper warm-ups and stretching exercises along with fun track and field activities to help build self-confidence, gross/fine motor skills and overall coordination. On the last day of class they will have a fun track and field meet. Contractual 22958-01 April 10-May 15 M/4:30-5:15 pm $63(R)/$78(NR) RORC 4-5 years with parent Nerf Combat is fun for all ages. At this age, it is common for kids to be shy and nervous when coming to a class with many other kids their age. When having the chance to walk around and play with their parents at the same time as the other kids, they begin to gain social comfort. The coaches of this class will lead fun games that include both parents and kids to teach them the basics of Nerf Combat, but more importantly simply create a fun environment. All MUST wear eye protection. Contractual 17504-02 March 11-April 15* Sa/2:00-2:45 pm $63(R)/$78(NR) RORC 27506-01 April 29-May 27 Sa/2:00-2:45 pm $63(R)/$78(NR) RORC *No Class 3/25 Nerf Combat Parent & Me - 5 Star Sports

Soccer & T-Ball -Sports R Us 3-4 years This class is perfect for little ones full of energy and parents looking to introduce soccer and T-ball. Socialization, teamwork, following directions, key motor skills and having fun will be the focus of this non-competitive environment. For the first three weeks of class, we will focus on soccer skills and in the second three weeks, we will work on baseball skills. A fun game will be played at the end of each class. Contractual 22961-01 April 15-May 20 Sa/9:00-9:45 am $63(R)/$78(NR) RORC Parent/Tot Baseball - Sports R Us 3-4 years with parent This is a great introduction to baseball. Children will learn base running, catching, throwing, and hitting from a tee. Our goal is for each child to have fun, experience success and understand the fundamentals of baseball. Equipment will be provided; however, each child will need to bring a glove. Soft baseball will be used. Contractual 22959-01 April 12-May 17 W/4:00-4:45 pm $63(R)/$78(NR) RORC Little Dribblers - 5 Star Sports 3-4 years Try our new program that will help even the youngest soccer stars develop. Each week new games will be introduced to improve the child’s skill level, knowledge level and most impor tantly their love for the game. Skills will be taught through fun games and drills. Soccer matches will also be played at the end of each clinic. Contractual 17510-02 March 12-April 16* Su/10:00-10:45 am $63(R)/$78(NR) RORC *No Class 3/26, 4/9

9 months-6 years with parent

Mondays Now-March 20* Fridays Now-March 24* April 14-May12 *No Preschool Open Gym 2/20, 3/3, 4/28 Balls, slides, sports, tunnels & more!

Randall Oaks Recreation Center • 9:30-11:30 am $5 Drop-in Fee/$3 Sibling Fee Get a punch card, after 10 visits the eleventh is FREE.

Pre K - Kindergarten Soccer League See Page 20

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Youth Violin Lessons

Online Magic Class 5-12 years Professional magician Gary Kantor teaches children how to perform a number of mind-boggling tricks using everyday household items. Gary will start by explaining the secrets to the tricks, and then both Gary and the children will practice everything in great detail. The children learn what to say and do when performing in front of an audience. The video can be watched again and again. Be sure to sign up for this class again since new tricks are taught each session. (When you register, you will be told the household items that are needed for the class.) Contractual 24183-00 April 3-May 1 45-minute video $13(R)/$23(NR) Virtual Young Rembrandts - Spring Break Camp Favorite Apps & Video Games 6-12 years Every day students will learn new illustration and coloring techniques inspired by popular video games. The artwork is inspired by pixel block characters, plants, zombies and many more classic apps and games. If your child loves to game or draw, they will have a blast putting their own personal touches on some of these favorites! Register your special gaming artist today! Contractual 24154-00 March 28-30 Tu-Th/12:00-2:00 pm $86(R)/$106(NR) RA Horsemanship for Kids 10-17 years You will learn all about the proper ways to groom, tack and handle horses. In the saddle, you will learn the basics of riding at the walk and trot. Lessons will be held in our indoor arena during inclement weather. The first day of class is orientation and groundwork. Riders should wear jeans or Jodhpur pants and hard-soled riding or hiking boots with a small, low heel. Bring an approved riding helmet or bicycle helmet. www.DunhamWoodsFarm.com Contractual 24230-00 April 1-May 6 Sa/1:30-2:30 pm $198(R)/$218(NR) DWF Spring into STEM Challenge with LEGO® Materials 7-11 years Spring is here! Spring into STEM with Play-Well and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts. Play baseball in spring training, visit the Cherry Blossom festival, and explore raging waterfalls. Apply real-world mechanical engineering concepts as you design, build and explore your craziest ideas. Contractual 14167-00 March 27-31 M-F/1:00-4:00 pm $195(R)/$215(NR) RORC Youth Spanish Class 7-11 years Join us as we explore new cultures and learn the Spanish language via the interactive Zoom platform. Students will learn conversational Spanish through fun and interactive activities and will also learn some Spanish phonetics to begin reading and writing in Spanish. Each session covers new material. Taught live by a Language in Action, Inc. instructor. Zoom login information will be emailed to participants before the first class. Contractual 14270-01 March 2-April 6 Th/6:15-7:00 pm $98(R)/$118(NR) Virtual 24270-00 April 13-May 18 Th/6:15-7:00 pm $99(R)/$119(NR) Virtual

3-18 years Instruction focuses on confidence, discipline, hand-eye coordination, concentration, memory, tone, and offers a fun, well-rounded and in-depth learning experience. Our teaching method introduces the violin to young children from the first lesson. Violin rentals are available at $25/month. For ages 3-6 years, a parent must be present. Time slots for classes will be assigned once students register. www.themartinlopezacademy.com Contractual Group 24240-00 April 4-May 23* Tu/3:00-7:30 pm $215(R)/$235(NR) RA Private Beginners 24240-01 April 4-May 23* Tu/3:00-7:30 pm $258(R)/$278(NR) RA Private Intermediate & Advanced 24240-02 April 4-May 23* Tu/3:00-7:30 pm $344(R)/$364(NR) RA *No Class: 4/18, 5/2 Kids Cooking Camp 4-12 years Each week we will make a different recipe such as banana foster french toast, hot chocolate bombs, pizza, pretzels, holiday favorites or Nigerian meat pie. All participants will be provided an ingredient kit and recipe cards. New recipes are offered at each camp session. Contractual 14215-02 March 6-20 M/5:00-5:45 pm $116(R)/$136(NR) RA 24215-00 May 1-15 M/5:00-5:45 pm $116(R)/$136(NR) RA Spring into STEMwith LEGO® Materials 5-7 years Celebrate the coming of Spring with Play-Well and tens of thou sands of LEGO® parts! Build chirping birds, design blossoming flowers, and take a ride on a paddle boat. Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas. Contractual 14166-00 March 27-31 M-F/9:00 am-12:00 pm $195(R)/$215(NR) RORC Young Rembrandts-Cartoon Drawing 6-12 years What runs from ear-to-ear and is contagious? Give up? It’s a SMILE your child will have as they get to explore the fun, artistic world of Young Rembrandts cartooning! There is no better way to prepare for spring than with our Bird vs. Worm drawing sequence. Sign up your child to have fun, be challenged artistically and to create amazing pieces of artwork! Contractual 24153-00 April 4-May 9 Tu/6:00-7:00 pm $86(R)/$106(NR) RORC Magic 101 5-12 years Amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading, and more. All materials are provided, and each child receives a magic kit to take home. Children are grouped by age and always learn age-appropriate tricks. Additionally, you can sign up for this class again and again since brand new tricks are always taught at each session! Contractual 24181-00 May 23 Tu/7:00-7:55 pm $22(R)/$42(NR) RA

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Piano Classes 6 years & older Piano Lessons go beyond traditional lessons and make learning piano exciting by engaging the total musician. Students train their ears to hear, voice to sing, hands to play, and eyes to read music. Students perform for each other, play games to learn notes and rhythms, learn to write music, play in ensembles, as well as participate in recitals! Students who have previously taken lessons are welcome to be in the intermediate or advanced classes or take the beginner class to refresh their skills. Improvising and accompanying along with learning a more challenging repertoire is a part of the intermediate/advanced classes. A $40 material fee will be collected at the first class. If en rolling in a second session, there will be no material fee. Contractual

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Activities offered: swimming, sports, special activity, the Lü system, concessions* and craft activities each week. There is something for everyone! Pizza, candy, chips and drinks are available for purchase.

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NEW! Gaga Pit and Game Room with Wii, PS4 and Oculus VR

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Online Balloon Class 7 years & older Professional balloon artist Gary Kantor teaches children the techniques needed to take plain balloons and transform them into incredible balloon animals (like dogs, butterflies, fish, etc.). Children will create their own balloon animals, with Gary walking them through each step in the process. You can sign up again since each session makes different animals. (Note: you will need your own balloons and balloon pump. The pump and balloons cost about $13. Once you register you will be emailed informa tion on places to purchase these.) Contractual 24182-00 April 3-May 1 45-minute video $13(R)/$23(NR) Virtual Child & Babysitting Safety Class 12-16 years The child and babysitting safety class will give teenagers and young adults everything they need to know for safe and suc cessful babysitting. From getting started with their business, to relating with parents and children, to key safety, caregiving and first aid tips. Upon completion, the participant will be certified for two years. The program is from The American Safety & Health Institute. 24255-00 April 8 Sa/10:00 am-12:00 pm $60(R)/$80(NR) RA

Ages 8 -12 • Rakow Center 5:30-9:00 pm



Main Activity/Craft Sport Challenge/Marble Run Shamrock Hunt/Stop Motion Black Light Nerf/Catapult Glow Mini Golf/Paper Airplanes

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Kids Choice*

Fee: $15 • Kids will need to be signed in and signed out by an adult. ID required. Online Registration closes at 4:00 pm on the day of the event. *Will have a survey for the kids to fill out throughout the year on what they would like to do.

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Zoo & Nature

at the ZOO Special Events Saturday, March 25 Opening Day The animals have missed you! Sunday, April 2 Bunny Day Come and take a picture with the Bunny. OPEN SAVE THE DATE

Saturday, April 22 Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate your home and learn what we can do to help the Earth. Enjoy educational activities, games, and a craft during your visit. Saturday, April 29 World Veterinarian Day Bring your stuffed animal and learn how to treat them for common ailments. Sunday, May 14 Mother’s Day Mothers get in free with the purchase of a child’s ticket. Sunday, June 18 Father’s Day Fathers get in free with the purchase of a child’s ticket. June 24 & 25 Summer Celebration Games for families and watch the animals play with and eat watermelon treats. Saturday, July 8 Brew at the Zoo Beer, food trucks, lawn games, music and more! Saturday, July 22 Enrichment Day at the Zoo Games | Activities | Enrichment Talks Help the zookeepers make enrichment toys for the animals and learn about what makes the animals so special. Friday, August 11 Nutty for Nocturnals The Zoo will be open until 8:00 pm! Enjoy special zookeeper chats and learn about the zoo’s nocturnal animals. Sunday, September 10 Grandparents Day Grandparents get in free with the purchase of a child’s ticket. September 23-October 29 Fall Festival All the fun of the season including pumpkins and hayrides. October 28-29 Boo at the Zoo Enjoy trick-or-treating throughout the Zoo and a costume parade. November 1-26 Dinovember

OPEN DAILY March 25 - October 29 • 9:00 am- 5:00 pm October 30 - November 26 • 9:00 am-3:00 pm CLOSED for Thanksgiving 2023 Season with wildlife and nature; to create a sense of wonder, discovery, respect, and appreciation of the natural world. Come and meet all our four-legged, furry, and feathered friends up close with opportunities for brushing, petting, and feeding. For the most current hours of operation and daily happenings, visit www.dtpd.org. 1180 N. Randall Road • West Dundee The Randall Oaks Zoo’s mission is to connect our community

2023 Fees

Zoo Admission $5.00(Resident)/$5.50(Nonresident)

Children ages 1 and under are free &United StatesMilitarywith ID.

Animal Feed $1.50 ( per cup) Pony Rides $5 (Based on availability - March 26-October 29)

Zoo Membership

2023 (R)/(NR)

$25/$30 $50/$60 $75/$90

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Each Additional Member

Children ages one and under are FREE.

* Members are required to show a valid membership card and photo ID to receive admission benefits.

14 | Dundee Township Park District • Spring 2023 • www.dtpd.org Download the Zoo Membership Form @ https://www.dtpd.org/randall-oaks-zoo/zoo-membership/ Purchase amembership at the Zoo, the Rakowor Randall Oaks Recreation Centers, and your cardwill bemailed to you. Yourmembership assists uswith providing quality veterinary care for the animals and updating and adding newexhibits. Our members provide essential financial support for the Randall Oaks Zoo.

The dinosaurs are loose again in the Zoo! Weekends Only December 2-17 Winterfest Holiday lights and magic for all!

Zoo & Nature

Looking for a Great Gift Idea? Buy your 2023 Randall Oaks Zoo Membership

Spring Break Zoo Camp 7-12 years Randall Oaks Zoo’s Spring Break Camp offers opportunities for exploration and discovery. Make friends, enjoy the animals, and have some good fun. Bring a lunch, a drink, and dress for the weather. 18335-01 March 27-31 M-F/9:00 am-3:00 pm $210(R)/$235(NR) TCAP

Memberships Include: • Unlimited admission for 2023 season • Discounted tickets to Brew at the Zoo • Special member coupons • 10% off gift shop items and snacks

S’mores & Snores

•Flexible Hours •Park District Benefits •Fun Work Environment

All Ages


Enjoy the fresh air of spring. We will have a special evening at the Zoo to see the animals and give them a bedtime snack. That’s the snores part. After the tour, we will have a campfire, complete with the s’mores part! The fee is per person, and includes Zoo entrance and a feed cup. Ages 1 and under are free. 28315-01 May 5 F/6:00-7:30 pm $9(R)/$11(NR) ROP

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Zoo & Nature

Download the School Group Reservation Form @ https://www.dtpd.org/randall-oaks-zoo/schools-and-group-visits/ School Groups Plan your field trip to the Randall Oaks Park and Zoo. Have a picnic in one of our three shelters or six picnic areas, visit with the animals, play on the playgrounds, or use the open space areas for team-building games. Reservations are required for groups of 20 or more. For more information visit www.dtpd.org.

Randall Oaks Park Picnic Areas & Shelters Randall Oaks Park is perfect for birthdays, reunions, corporate events, anniversaries, church events, scout and school events. 2023 Reservations Begin February 6, 2023 • Residents February 13, 2023 • Nonresidents

History Comes Alive at the Centerville Schoolhouse Take a trip back through time at the Centerville Schoolhouse. Have some fun with history and learn what it was like to go to school in the 1800s. Reservations Required • Fee: $40 per tour (max of 30 people per tour) Call Kath at (847) 551-4310 x5006 for more information and to make reservations. Reservation Form, Park Map, Pricing Information &Waivers are available at www.dtpd.org Host your private event at the Randall Oaks Zoo.

• Sand volleyball court • Two playgrounds • 10-hole disc golf course

• 141 acres of open recreational space • Three shelters • Six picnic areas

Download the Picnic & Shelter Reservation Form @ https://www.dtpd.org/randall-oaks-zoo/picnic-shelter-reservations/

Picnic Area Fees Picnic Area:

$70(R)/$85(NR) entire day

Additional Tables: $25 per table Five picnic tables and a grill included. Recommended for up to 50 people. Shelter Fees Front Shelter $190(R)/$230(NR) Back Shelter $210(R)/$250(NR) Front and Back Shelters include 10 tables, grill, fire-circle, and accommodate 150 guests. Community Shelter $290(R)/$345(NR) Includes kitchen and bathrooms at shelter. Can accommodate 200 people. Include 12 tables. Guided Tour of Randall Oaks Zoo One Hour Tour • Animal Feed • Admission Fee: $9 ( per guest ) Minimumgroup size is 10 people, maximum is 25 people. Reservations are Required Phone (847) 551-4310 • Fax (847) 426-4296 In person • Park Services office • 750 N. Randall Rd. West Dundee, 7:00 am-3:00 pmMonday-Friday.

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Zoo rental rates start at $750/hour and are available starting at 5:30 pm. Plan ahead for summer! For more information and reservations reach out to Kath at (847) 551-4310 x5006 or kellinghausen@dtpd.org.

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Zoo & Nature

Our animals call Randall Oaks Zoo their forever home. Your sponsorship will help zoo staff to provide expert care all year round.

To view the current list of animals available for sponsorship visit www.dtpd.org.

The perfect gift for an animal lover!

Download the Animal Sponsorship Form @ https://www.dtpd.org/randall-oaks-zoo/sponsor-an-animal/

We bring the shows to your school group or organization for a fun and educational hands-on experience.

All Creatures Great and Small Learn about and meet animals from all over the animal kingdom. Perfect for those looking to experience a variety of animals, from the furry to Explore the wonders of insects while seeing them up close. Animals may include: cockroaches, superworms, crickets, and even a rose-haired tarantula. Defense! Defense! Did you know that a skunk’s spray can temporarily blind a predator? From the color of their fur to the spines covering their bodies, animals have amazing ways to protect themselves. Racing Extinction Find out how you can help endangered species in this hands-on program that will teach students about invasive species, urban wildlife, and their impact on endangered species. Get empowered by this presentation! the feathery and scaly! It’s a Bug’s Life

Reptastic-It’s All About the Reptiles Meet reptiles and learn about their special adaptations. Reptiles will include: lizards, tortoises, turtles, and snakes. It is time to slither our way to you. Zooperheroes We all know Batman,WonderWoman, and Spider-Man. But do you know that many animals have superpowers as well? From keeping our forest floor clean, to keeping pests away from our homes, nature has some pretty serious superheroes. Learn about the amazing things that animals can do!














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Call Kath at (847) 551-4310 x5006 for more information & reservations.

Cost is $145 per program 4 years & older

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Lil Pint Basketball -Sports R Us 5-6 years Slam dunk fun in this pint-sized class. With the use of age appropriate equipment, participants will start building the fundamentals for simple drills. Participants will learn skills in passing, shooting, dribbling, and the rules of the game. Team work, participation, and good sportsmanship are all stressed throughout the class. Contractual 22950-01 April 15-May 20 Sa/10:00-10:45 am $63(R)/$78(NR) RORC Lil Pint Soccer - Sports R Us 5-6 years All the basic dribbling, passing, shooting, and goaltending skills will be taught in a non-competitive environment. Teamwork, participation, and good sportsmanship are stressed. Both boys and girls are encouraged to join this class if they have an interest in soccer and plan to play in the future. A game will be played at the end of each class. Contractual 22970-01 April 14-May 19 F/5:00-5:45 pm $63(R)/$78(NR) AL T-Ball Training Camp - Sports R Us 5-6 years Join us for our skill enhancing, non competitive class for all skill levels. We will practice throwing, catching, base running, hitting and fielding strategies. Our goal is for each child to have fun, experience success and understand the fundamentals of baseball. Please bring a water bottle and a baseball glove. 22955-01 April 12-May 17 W/5:00-5:45 pm $63(R)/$78(NR) RORC

Soccer Speed and Agility 7-9 years Join us for a non-competitive, skill development program. We will go over the basic skills of dribbling, passing, shooting, goal tending, and positions. There will be weekly progress on the technical aspects of the game. Our speed and agility training session is built to make our participants faster, stronger, and more agile athletes. We use SKLZ equipment for our class which multiple coaches and trainers highly recommend. Games are played at the end of each class. Contractual 22967-01 April 12-May 17 W/6:00-7:00 pm $63(R)/$78(NR) RORC

Baseball Spring Training Camp - Sports R Us 7-9 years Get ready for the upcoming season. Join us for our skill enhanc ing, competitive class for all skill levels. We will practice throw ing, catching, base running, hitting, pitching and fielding strate gies. Our speed and agility training session is built to make our participants faster, stronger, and more agile athletes. We use SKLZ equipment for our class which is highly recommended by multiple coaches and trainers. Games will be played at the end of each class. Contractual 22951-01 April 10-May 15 M/5:30-6:30 pm $63(R)/$78(NR) RORC Nerf Flag Football - Sports R Us 7-9 years Tackle the fun with this instructional, NON-CONTACT class. Using mini-sized nerf-like footballs along with the introduction of flags, players will learn the skills to get them started in football. Along with the core skills of passing and catching, players will learn the rules, positions on the field, as well as strategies for both offense and defense. Games will be played at the end of each class. Contractual 22973-01 April 14-May 19 F/6:00-7:00 pm $63(R)/$78(NR) AL

Nerf Combat - 5 Star Sports 6-12 years We will transform the gym into an arena for the kids to battle and play fun competitive games. Each week we will have skill challenges where kids will get to practice and compete in dif ferent aspects of Nerf Combat, and then we will have an all-out battle to wrap up each week. Nerf has many benefits including teamwork, exercise, discipline, fun and learning to balance competition with good sportsmanship. Each child MUST have eye protection to participate. They may bring their own guns, but we will provide extra Nerf guns and the “ammo” to prevent losing their equipment. Contractual Ages 6-8 17505-02 March 11-April 15* Sa/2:45-3:30 pm $63(R)/$78(NR) RORC 27505-01 April 29-May 27 Sa/2:45-3:30 pm $63(R)/$78(NR) RORC Ages 9-12 17505-04 March 11-April 15* Sa/3:30-4:15 pm $63(R)/$78(NR) RORC 27505-02 April 29-May 27 Sa/3:30-4:15 pm $63(R)/$78(NR) RORC *No class 3/25

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