Programs

ADA CONFORMITY
H-F Park District intends to comply with the intent and spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADAAA. If you need any special accommodations, call the H-F Park District at 708-957-0300 so we can make necessary accommodations. Accessible parks are indicated in the H-F Park District map located here.

BEHAVIOR POLICY

To ensure safe and enjoyable programs and facilities for all residents, the H-F Park District has developed the following Code of Conduct. Participants in programs and those using facilities shall:

  • Show respect to all participants,staff, equipment, supplies and facilities.
  • Refrain from using offensive or profane language.
  • Refrain from aggressive behavior that could cause bodily harm.

The H-F Park District reserves the right to dismiss a participant from a program if their behavior or language is deemed inappropriate by staff. H-F Park District applies a caring and positive approach to discipline. Our staff will work with South Suburban Special Recreation Association (SSSRA) and parents when special accommodations are necessary due to a participant’s disability. H-F Park District reserves the right to dismiss a participant whose behavior endangers the safety of others or causes property damage.

RECREATION REFUND POLICIES

  • If any program is cancelled by the H-F Park District, the participant will receive a full refund.
  • A $5 service charge will be deducted from all refunds over $5 except when a medical excuse is presented.
  • Participants will be allowed to attend the first 2 classes and receive a pro-rated refund. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations made on or after the 3rd third date of program.
  • No refund will be given for trips less than 5 days prior to the trip.
  • Refunds are issued approximately 10  business days after program cancellation. For more information, call 708-957-0300.

LATE PICK-UP & DISMISSAL:
Preschool, Extra Innings & summer camps

If you pick up your child 10 minutes after dismissal, a $10 fee is charged. One dollar is added for each minute after 10 minutes. Fee must be paid within 24 hours. Preschool late fees are paid at the Irwin Center. Extra Innings and camp late fees are paid at Goldberg Center or Irwin Center. After four late arrivals of 15 minutes or more, staff will dismiss the participant from the program. This policy is enforced per semester for Extra Innings and Preschool, per summer for camps.

How to Register

  • Phone: Call 708-957-0300 or 708-957-7275 for credit-card registrations only.
  • Online: Click here to register with our new, real-time program, WebTrac. To sign up online, you just need a household ID and password, plus proof of residency.
  • Drop Off & Mail: Registration forms can be dropped off or mailed to the Goldberg Center. A drop slot is located in the facility’s front door. Registrations received after 5 p.m. will be processed during the next business day (Monday-Friday).
  • In Person: Register at any facility:

Irwin Center
18120 S. Highland, Homewood
708-957-7275
Mon. - Thurs. 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Fri.
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat.
9 a.m. - Noon

Goldberg Center
3301 Flossmoor Rd., Flossmoor 
708-957-0300
Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

H-F Racquet & Fitness Club
2920 W. 183rd St., Homewood       
708-799-1323
Mon. - Fri. 5 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Sat.
6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sun.
7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

H-F Ice Arena
777 Kedzie Ave., Flossmoor
708-957-0100
Mon. - Fri. 3 - 9 p.m.
Sat. & Sun. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Irons Oaks
20000 Western, Olympia Fields
708-481-2330
Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Registration Policies

If you have not done so already, you will need to show evidence of your H-F residency before receiving the discounted resident rate for any program, event or pool pass. Residency is proven with the following two documents:

A. Photo I.D.

B. A current utility bill

C. The top half of your most recent 1040 tax return listing dependents.

Please call 708--957-0300 or 708-957-PARK with any questions you may have about this process. 

  1. Proof of residence will be checked by the H-F Park District. Pre-registration is necessary for most programs. Call 708-957-0300 prior to the start date to confirm if there are openings and if door admission is permissible.
  2. Non-residents may register for programs at a 50% higher fee.
  3. Classes may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, so early registration is encouraged.
  4. Resident adults, ages 62+, are eligible to receive a 50% discount on two non-contractual programs per brochure season (in the Recreation Department only).
  5. Non-resident registration will be processed one week after resident registration. This policy does not include adult team sports or non-athletic trips.
  6. Fees will not be prorated when registering for a class if the class/session has started.
  7. $25 will be charged for returned checks.
  8. If you are unable to make a private lesson, you must give 24-hour notice.With less than 24-hour notice, you will be charged.
  9. All team registrations must be completed at the Goldberg Center

General Information

  1. Adult programs are open to high school students (age 15+), unless otherwise stated.
  2. Participant safety is a priority for the H-F Park District. All H-F Park District employees and instructors undergo an Illinois State Police criminal background check upon employment.
  3. The H-F Park District assumes no responsibility for personal injuries or loss of personal property while attending a H-F Park District-sponsored activity or facility.
  4. When H-F Park District programs are scheduled at school facilities,  school programs have priority. On school holidays, programs in schools will be cancelled and made up at the end of the session. See program descriptions for cancelled dates.
  5. Foreign exchange students in School Districts 153, 161 and 233 are allowed free admission to all programs except where a contractual service is involved.
  6. Participants who display inappropriate or potentially harmful behavior will be asked to leave the program or facility. Refunds will not be given.
  7. The H-F Park District has a financial-assistance program. Call 708-957-0300 for details.
  8. Additional info about any program or activity is available at the Goldberg Center, 3301 Flossmoor Rd., or at 708-957-0300.
  9. H-F Park District programs/rentals have priority over other rentals in all H-F Park District facilities.