Youth and Adult Programs

Upcoming Summer Programs...

Lakeside 2017 Swim Team
Swim Season Dates:  May 25-July 15, 2017
Fee:  $85.00 per swimmer (Includes a Lakeside Water Park summer swim pass.)
Age:  5 years-graduating seniors
Swim Coach:  Melissa Pettit
Swimmers will learn life-long skills, along with good sportsmanship and team spirit, as swim coaches help develop an appreciation for swimming.  Focus is on individual skill improvement, while developing stroke techniques.  Swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards.
Summer Water Safety Instruction (S.W.S.) Knox County Swim Lessons
2017 Summer Water Safety Instruction:
Session I :  June 12-30, 2017
Fee:  $30.00 before May 19, 2017 ($35.00 after May 19, 2017)
Session II:  July 10-28, 2017
Site:  Hawthorne Municipal Pool, 2331 Veterans Drive
Age:  6-12 year olds (Must have completed kindergarten.)
Fee:  $30.00 before June 28, 2017 ($35.00 after June 28, 2017)
Registration fees are non-refundable
McDonald's Youth Tennis Program Summer 2017
Summer Session:  June 5 - July 20, 2017, 2017*
                          *No classes week of July 3-7, 2017
Ages:  4-18 year olds
Location:  Galesburg High School Tennis Courts
Rain Location:  Lakeside Indoor Tennis Courts
Fee:  $35.00 per participant
Registration Due:  June 1, 2017
Program Coordinator:  Coach Leeanne Scherpe and GHS Varsity Tennis Players
Participants meet on Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday.  Program is for beginners, as well as advanced tennis players.  Participants will be divided according to skill level.  Racquets are available for participants to use during classes.  
Galesburg Girls' Junior Silver Streaks ASA Fast Pitch Softball Program
Registration Due:  March 29, 2017
Season:  May 1 - July 15, 2017
Ages:  7-18 (As of December 31, 2016)
Fee:  $85.00 per participant (payable to City of Galesburg)
Each player will receive a uniform.  Divisions are 8 & Under, 10 & Under, 12 & Under, 14 & Under, 16 & Under and 18 & Under.  No tryouts or cuts at any level.  Home games will be played at Lake Storey Park Softball Complex and other locations.
2017 Summer A.S.A. Adult Slow Pitch Softball Leagues
Entry Fee:  $400.00 per team
Player's Fee:  $10.00 per player
League Site:  Lake Storey Park Softball Complex
Nights Offered:  Men's Monday Night Double Header League
                       Men's Tuesday Night League
                       Co-Recreation Wednesday Night League
Deadline:  Saturday, April 15, 2017
Season begins:  Monday, May 1, 2017
Adult Aqua-Fit Session - June 2017
Dates:  June 5-30, 2017 (Free classes May 30-June 2, 2017)
Location:  Hawthorne Pool
Fee:  $30.00 per Session (all classes included)
Times and Days:  See Document titled "Hawthorne Pool Aquatic Schedule - June 2017"
Yoga In The Park
Dates:  June 3 - August 26, 2017
Day:  Saturdays
Time:  9:00-10:00 a.m.
Location:  Lake Storey Park, East grassy area by Pavilion
Fee:  FREE
Enjoy your weekends with Yoga in the Park on Saturday mornings.  Thanks to many enthusiastic instructors, this is a FREE program to the community.  No experience or pre-registration is required.  Invite your family, friends and co-workers.  Open to the public.  See schedule of instructors on document titled "Yoga In The Park".


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