2019 Summer Brochure PDHP_Summer_2019_WEB_Final - Page 10

Special Services Character Counts! The Park District of Highland Park, along with other community leaders and organizations, is proud to be a part of Character Counts!, a program teaching children the six pillars of character: Citizenship, Caring, Fairness, Respect, Responsibility and Trustworthiness. Children are 27% of our population but 100% of the future. The direction they go depends on us. The Park District of Highland Park wants to help build the character of the next generation! Equal Access Policy The Park District of Highland Park does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other legally-protected characteristic either through its employment practices, the operation of its programs and services, or through its relationship with vendors and other business providers. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/ Special Accommodations The Park District of Highland Park encourages participation by everyone! If you or a family member have special needs and would like to participate in a program, we will be happy to make reasonable modification(s) to meet your needs. Please indicate on the registration form if you would like information regarding our inclusion programs and/or specifically identifying any need for and request for reasonable modification(s) according to the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Park District of Highland Park provides recreational opportunities for all residents of Highland Park. People with and without disabilities are encouraged and invited to register for all Park District of Highland Park programs of interest. People with disabilities will not be discriminated against in the delivery of Park District of Highland Park programs. If you have questions regarding the Park District of Highland Park’s commitment to its Equal Access Policy or you believe you have been unfairly discriminated against, please call the Park District of Highland Park at 847.831.3810. ADA Compliance Officer: Executive Director, Park District of Highland Park Senior Citizen Discount Active servicemen and women and their immediate families receive resident rates plus an additional 15% discount on Park District of Highland Park programs, memberships, and daily fees, excluding select contractual programs. Register in person with proof of active service to receive the reduced rate. Call 847.831.3810 for more information. Resident seniors, 65 and over, are entitled to 15% off the regular registration fee for recreation programs and must show their ID. This does not include excursions, contractual programs, activities at special facilities or special workshops and events. Military Discount ParkSchool Multi-Sibling Discount More savings for siblings! Register two or more siblings and receive an additional 5% off ParkSchool program fees for the second or third child. Discount is applied automatically in your shopping cart when you register online. Be Active! Get Involved! Volunteer With Us! Whether you are planning a one-day service event for a school or business, want to join our natural areas restoration days, or seek a longer-term commitment by coaching one of our youth sports programs, we offer tools, expertise and support to make your volunteer experience fulfilling. LOVE THE OUTDOORS? Become part of the team to restore our natural areas. Eagle Scout project opportunities also available. Contact Liz Ettelson at 847.571.7740 or eettelson@pdhp.org. LIKE TO SPRUCE THINGS UP? Bee a Volunteer! Assist Heller Nature Center staff with trail trimming, gardening, or keeping our bee hives healthy and thriving. Call Heller Nature Center at 847.433.6901. SPORTS ARE YOUR GAME? Coach young athletes in one of a variety of sports. Contact Chris Maliszewski at 847.579.4102 or cmaliszewski@pdhp.org. 10 Park District of Highland Park • 847.831.3810 • pdhp.org