Dance & Tumbling
This class is for the younger dancer new to dance. Basic movement skills and rhythm, along with some basic tumbling will be taught.
TAP, DANCE & TUMBLING
Ballet, tap and jazz dance steps taught in this class will allow your child to express themselves through creative movement. Basic movement skills and rhythm, along with some basic tumbling will be taught to enhance fine and gross motor skills, cultivate imagination, creativity and social development in a caring environment. Tap shoes are provided.
Our dance program is designed to emphasize basic dance fundamentals, rhythm and movement. They will learn listening skills along with boosting their self-esteem. This class will include tap, jazz, ballet steps and dance routines. Dance attire or comfortable clothing may be worn. Bring your tap shoes if desired, not required. Instructor will provide additional information on the first day of class.
Tae-Kwon-Do Karate is an intricate art of hand and foot fighting, an exciting sport and a vigorous method of maintaining physical fitness. Hapkido is the art of submission and evasion. You will learn to get out of holds and how to control the nerve center. Our expert instructor will guide each student through the program with care and understanding. Uniforms and protective equipment are available through the instructor. Uniforms are mandatory after the second week.
|210401-1||Beg/Inter Yth||6/12-8/16||Mon & Wed||6:00pm-7:00pm||6 & Up||$65R/$85NR|
|210402-2||Adults/Adv Yth||6/12-8/16||Mon & Wed||7:00pm-8:00pm||6 & Up||$65R/$85NR|
Location: Shiloh Center West Room
It’s soccer season and 5 Star Sports would love to spend it with you. This five week soccer program will cover all the basic skills of soccer; dribbling, passing, shooting and goal tending. Shin guards are optional.
Location: Leisure Center
Fees: Resident $50 Non-Resident $65
AYSO REGION 980 SOCCER
Go to www.ayso980.org for complete information. Boys and girls ages 3 to 17. Register online starting 5/1/2017 at www.AYSO980.org or attend one of our registration events: Sunday, June 11 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at David Park in Zion or Saturday, June 24 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Zion Park District Leisure Center.
Fees: $125 through June 30. After June 30 a $40 late fee applies.
KIDDIE KORNERS MINI SUMMER CAMP
The Kiddie Korners program is an excellent place for your child to interact with others of their own age before going to kindergarten. Kiddie Korners provides each child with a range of recreational activities including games, crafts, music, story time and special trips. Children must be potty-trained.
Days: Mon, Tues, Wed Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Ages: 3-5 Location: Leisure Center
Fees: Resident $75 per session Non-Resident $95 per session
IMAGINATION PLAYGROUND – OPEN PLAY HOURS
A trained staff will be on site to facilitate creative play throughout the Open Play hours of the Imagination Playground.
Days: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Leisure Center Child Care Room
Fees: $2 Children – Accompanying Adult – Free
Learn the basics of baton twirling in the beginner class and then work your way into the Razzle Dazzles baton teams and corps. All twirlers will be given an opportunity to march in local parades, perform in shows and attend competitions. Baton twirling develops coordination and confidence. Zion Park District offers a wide variety of classes for each group and level. Children will be measured for a baton on the first day of class if needed.
|210311-1||Juv. Half-Time Team||6/5-7/17||Mon.||6:45-7:45 pm|
|210332-2||Juv. Twirling Corps||6/6-7/20||T-W-TH||6:00pm-7:30pm|
|210331-1||Jr. Parade Corps||6/6-7/20||T-W-TH||7:30pm-9:00pm|
*No Class July 4
Ages: 4 & up
Location: Leisure Center Gym
Beg/Inter/HT – Resident – $35 – Non Resident $45
Corps – Resident – $50 – Non Resident $ 65
This camp is for beginner twirlers. It will include basic baton instruction, dance and pom. Equipment will be provided during camp (batons and poms).
|210351-1||Session I||7/5-7/7||T-W-TH||1:00-3:00 pm|
|210352-1||Session II||7/11-7/13||T-W-TH||1:00-3:00 pm|
Location: Leisure Center Sports Arena
Fees: Resident – $27- Non Resident $35
Competition Baton Camp
This camp is for those that are currently in the Razzle Dazzles program and will be attending Nationals Competition.
|210355-1||Session I||7/5-7/7||T-W-TH||1:00-3:00 pm|
|210356-1||Session II||7/11-7/13||T-W-TH||1:00-3:00 pm|
Location: Leisure Center Sports Arena
Fees: Resident – $27- Non Resident $35
2017 Baton Festivals:
• MayFest – Sunday, May 7
• BatonFest ‘17 – Sunday, June 4
• State Championships – Saturday, July 8
Baton Festivals start at 9:00 am and will be held at the Zion-Benton Township High School (21st Street and Kenosha Road). More than 200 twirlers of all ages and levels will compete in more than 80 categories. These contests are sanctioned by the National Baton Twirlers Association
T-Ballers will be taught the fundamentals of baseball, including running the bases, throwing, hitting and catching. Each player receives a T-shirt and a cap. All participants should bring a glove. T-Ball games begin June 12. Practices may begin by May 22 upon the discretion of each volunteer coach. Instruction will continue throughout the program. Parents are needed to coach/assist with T-Ball. If you have an interest in helping kids learn baseball, and can spare a few hours a week, go to www.zionparkdistrict.com to complete a volunteer application online by April 29.
LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL: PEANUT – AGES 7-8
MUSTANG – AGES 9-10 • BRONCO – AGES 11-12
Players will be notified by April 19th, 2017 by their coach or the Park District to let them know what team they are on and when practices will begin. Games begin in the third week in May. Most teams play 10-12 games. Please bring a glove.
LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL
|Peanut 212401-1||7-8 Yrs*||$55||$65|
|Mustang 120951-1||9-10 Yrs*||$65||$75|
|Bronco 120952-2||11-12 Yrs*||$65||$75|
(Fees includes team shirt, pants, socks, caps, trophies and a picnic at the end of the season.) *Ages are classified as of August 1st of the current year. It is mandatory that you submit a photocopy of your birth certificate when enrolling. No Exceptions!Little League Baseball is a great experience for boys and girls, ages 7 thru 12. This program, like our other youth programs, is run with a strong emphasis on fun and participation. We want kids to enjoy the game and to be part of the fun that comes with playing baseball.
Volunteer Coaches Are Needed:
All Coaches must complete a volunteer application and be interviewed. Attendance at two coaching clinics, set up by the Zion Park District, is required.
Coaches please note: There will be a coaches training session that all coaches will need to attend in order to coach (date and times to be announced). Umpire Information
If you have an interest in umpiring this summer, call the park district at 847-746-5500. Umpires and officials are needed for Little League and Pony League. Attention: A certified umpire means more pay per game!!!
PONY LEAGUE BASEBALL – AGES 13-14
This program is for youth, ages 13-14. Game days and times may vary due to diamond availability. We play teams in Beach Park, Winthrop Harbor, Waukegan, and North Chicago. We play each team twice and there are playoff games at the end of the season. A copy of a birth certificate is required at time of registration. Coaches are needed! Evaluations and uniform fitting dates will be held in April.
*As of Aug. 1st of the current year.
(Fees include team shirts, pants, socks, hats, belts, trophies and a picnic at the end of the season.)