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fun for kids & teens Ages 5 –12 • Grades K– 6 These Fantastic Friday special events are always among our most popular programs, because there’s so much to do at the Leisure Center! We offer sports and games in the gym, a game room, arts and crafts, board games bags games, movies, TV, outdoor playground (weather permitting) and special events. Pizza and soft drink are included! Online registration closes at 5:00p on the day of each Fantastic Friday. Pre-register or pay at the door. mh Select Fridays, 6:00 –9:00p Leisure Center $15, per event December 14 #355331-2 January 18 #455331-1 February 15 #455331-2 March 15 #455331-3 H2O Night at the Leisure Center Ages 11–14 • Grades 6 – 8 Friday, February 22 • 7:00 –10:00p $10 cover includes pizza and a drink Join your friends for an unforgettable Friday night! We will have drop-in games in the gym with music and dancing. The Game Room will be open. Or, you can just hang out and talk with your friends. No registration needed! Participants are not dismissed prior to 10p without permission from a parent or guardian. mh Dodgeball Tournament Ages 8 –14 Think you and your friends have the skills to Dip, Dive, Duck, and Dodge? Here is your chance over winter break to prove you are “the champs”. Bring your own team, or form one when you arrive. Just be prepared to: 1. Have fun 2. Make friends 3. Dodge things! Lunch is included. cy Min/Max: 12/64 Prairie Lakes, South Gym Thursday, December 27 11:00a–2:00p R: $10/NR: $13 #350022-1 N ERF D ART T OURNAMENT Thursday, January 3 • Ages 8–14 Get ready for the ultimate game of tag as we host two Nerf Dart Tag Tournaments! It's tag or be tagged using the latest Nerf blasters. Teams need to combine the right mix of speed, agility, strategy and teamwork to defeat their opponents in the Nerf Tournament Arena. •Matches are played in teams of 4 players against other teams in their division. •Games will be played in Capture the Flag format. •Players must provide protective eyewear, unmodified Nerf dart gun, and darts. Guns will be inspected before play begins. You may register as a single or in a team of four. Please indicate your teammates on your registration form. Each player must register separately. Lunch will be provided. For more information or a detailed list of rules contact Cindy Yelich at 847-391-5711. Min/Max: 8/20 Winter Break Tournament Prairie Lakes, Gym South Thursday, January 3 R: $20/NR: $24 10:00a–2:00p #450150-1 Des Plaines Park District & Forest Knights Chess Club CHESS OPEN Saturday, March 23 • Ages 6–14 A Swiss-style tournament. Chess has fascinated legions of players, young and old, for over 1500 years. If you play, come show us your stuff. Everyone ages 6 –14 is welcome! In a Swiss-style tournament there are no eliminations: everybody plays all 5 rounds, and players with similar win-loss records will play each other as many times as possible. cy Read more on page 7 Min/Max: 10/100 Saturday, March 23 Check-in begins at 10:30a Matches begin at 11:00a Prairie Lakes, Mountain View 1–3 R: $22/NR: $27 #450153-1 Leisure Center • 2222 Birch Street Game Room HOURS Mondays & Wednesdays • 2:45­–5:30p CLOSED November 24 , December 25–January 5 January 15, February 19, March 26–April 2 Hours are subject to change. For more information on the Teen Center visit DPParks.org, or call 847-391-5700. Game Room Parties Have your next party in the Game Room! Recommended age: 8+ Available on select Saturdays and Sundays See page 15 for Game Room and other great Birthday Party themes! 19