Sports And Recreation
CRETE | The following programs, unless otherwise indicated, are held at the Crete Park District’s Willard Wood Center, 515 First St. in Crete. Registration is required for all programs at the Willard Wood Center or online unless otherwise indicated, and plan to register at least one week in …
Children play soccer at Kilbourn Park on Chicago's Northwest Side. The Chicago Park District is set to put in new turf at 10 parks by next year.
CHICAGO | A million dollars might not be what it used to be, but it still can buy a lot of things: an exclusive Italian sports car, a luxury Swiss watch or maybe a condo in the Chicago Loop.
CROWN POINT | As fall arrives and outdoor activities become limited, Southlake YMCA is stepping in to offer numerous activities for adults, including eight-week men's basketball and co-ed volleyball sessions.
SAUK VILLAGE | A motion to build a new basketball court behind Village Hall was tabled when the cost proposed for a vote differed from the one presented at a previous committee meeting.
Maya Walter, 8, of Calumet City, prepares to defend her goal against South Holland's players in the opening season game of the Southeast Suburban Soccer League.
CHICAGO | The Hegewisch Little League will operate a fall baseball league that will begin in the middle to late August and conclude in late September to early October.
GRIFFITH | Griffith high school and middle school students took on the Hammond Rollin' Hoosiers basketball team recently in an effort to raise awareness about the abilities of persons with disabilities.
Children play with oversized cubes and other geometric shapes at the 2009 Sports Festival held in Chicago's McCormick Place. The annual event provides sports-related activities for youngsters during the winter months.
CHICAGO | It's that time of year again, to run, jump, play and even be competitive at Mayor Daley's Chicago Sports Festival. The event kicks off Dec. 18 and 19 at McCormick Place in Halls A and B, 2301 S. Martin Luther King Drive, presented by the Mayor's Office of Special Events. Daily hour…
Runners take off Sept. 26 in the 38th annual, 13.1-mile mini-marathon in Calumet City.
Mary Beth Swibes, of Calumet City, crosses the finish line at the Sept. 26 mini-marathon in Calumet City.
Race spectators, such as Jessica Rising, of Calumet City, cheer on the runners with signs of encouragement.
CALUMET CITY | A total of 202 runners took part in the Calumet Memorial Park District's 38th annual 13.1 mile mini-marathon on Sept. 26.
Playing in Crete Park District's new Drums Alive program are, from left, Sara Stawicki, Cameron Love, teacher Janel Geary, Caden Ordanas, Jason Walters, Emily Stawicki and Samantha Gottardo
Enjoying the Drums Alive class are, from left, Amy Madsen, Crete Park District office manager; Janel Geary, Crete Park District recreation superintendent and teacher; and Laura Duda, Drums Alive student.
CRETE | Drums Alive is the new fitness craze for children and adults -- and Crete Park District has it.
Participants in East Chicago's youth golf program are, from left to right, Julian Talylor, Timothy Pearson, Niko Pina, Maria Dogaru, Fernando Ariza, Joshua Morgan, Eric Sarabia, Courtney Rosario, coach Juan Cano, Jyszani Morgan, coach Eric Kundich, Naila Haynie, Mar Isela Madriz, Dominique B…
Hook a Kid on Golf participant Mia Pabey, 12, takes instruction from coach John Kovach.
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