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Insurance

The Lombard Park District does not provide medical insurance coverage for individuals who participate in District programs or use District facilities. To do so would make programs and user fees cost prohibitive.

Photographs

The Park District may videotape or photograph people enjoying programs, special events, parks and facilities. These photographs are for District publications, Web site or cable programs. They are the sole property of the Lombard Park District and are used at its discretion. The local newspapers may take photographs of program participants for use in the newspaper and online.

Sunset Knoll Recreation Center

The Park District’s recreation center is located at 820 S. Finley Rd. It is the site of most recreation programs and includes classrooms, a dance and fitness studio, and gymnasium.

Pleasant Lane Gymnasium

The Park District and School District 44’s gymnasium is located at 401 N. Main Street in Lombard. Many of the Park District’s athletic programs are held in this facility.

Athletic Fields

A number of baseball and softball fields are available for rent. Please call (630) 620-7322 to check availability.

In Appreciation

The Lombard Park District thanks School Districts 44, 45 and 87 for the cooperative use of their facilities.

Goals and Objectives

The Lombard Park District goals and objectives are available for public review at Sunset Knoll Recreation Center and the Administrative Building. For more information, call (630) 620-7322 or e-mail info@lombardparks.com.

Employment

Visit our Employment page for a listing of seasonal, part-time and full-time employment opportunities.

Coach Nominations

Do you know an outstanding youth athletics coach deserving of a coaches award from the Lombard Park District? To submit your nomination, contact Program Managers Greg Hooper or Derek Dvorak at (630) 620-7322.

Attention Dog Owners

Dogs are required by Park District ordinance to be on a leash at all times. We also ask owners to refrain from walking their dogs on athletic fields, children’s play areas and paths, and to pick up after their pets.

Program Financial Assistance

All residents should have the opportunity to participate in leisure programs regardless of their ability to pay. To that end, the Lombard Park District has initiated a financial assistance fund for people in need. Financial assistance applications are available at the recreation center. The Park District offers limited financial assistance in the form of reduced or waived fees.

Military Benefits

It is the Lombard Park District’s mission to provide quality leisure opportunities for people to enjoy life including those people that cannot supply for themselves or are faced with hardship due to a family provider serving in the military.

Active Duty Military Program All applicants must reside within the boundaries of the Lombard Park District. A copy of the set of orders stating that you or a family provider is assigned to active duty must be presented with your application.

ProcedurePersons are requesting funds from the Active Duty Military Program must complete the appropriate application form found here, attach it to a completed program registration form and submit both to Sunset Knoll Recreation Center, 820 S. Finley Road, Lombard, IL 60148.

Limits 1. The Program is available for all recreation programs, except for contractual programs (example: trips, Illinois Shotokan Karate Club classes). 2. Participants must follow regular Lombard Park District registration procedures. 3. The Active Military Program funds are limited to a maximum of $500 per household per year.

Affiliate Programs

Several independent organizations use Park District fields and facilities, and/or provide special programs not offered by the Park District.

Downers Grove Fitness Center

4500 Belmont Road, Downers Grove Lombard Park District residents qualify for resident rates at the Downers Grove Recreation and Fitness Center. Pick up your resident verification letter at Sunset Knoll Recreation Center. Present this letter when you register for an annual pass. For more information, call (630) 620-7322.

Firebirds Soccer Club

Contact: Andy Draus, (630) 953-9136. Web: www.firebirdssc.com The Lombard Firebirds Soccer Club is a competitive soccer organization dedicated to the development of the serious player. Teams range from under 9 to under 19 years of age. This is a traveling club that will enhance an individual’s skills within the framework of team concepts and will make sure players have fun as they advance! Professional trainers are provided for all teams in the U9 to U14 age levels. General club tryouts are held in May (fall for high school boys); however, interested players may check for roster openings at any time. Visit the Firebird’s Web site for more information on volunteer coaching or the developmental squad for 1st and 2nd graders.

Lombard Jr. Football League

Phone: (630) 495-0587 Web: www.lombardfalcons.info The Lombard Jr. Football League offers boys and girls ages 7 – 14 the chance to participate in organized football and/or cheerleading. The Jr. Football League emphasizes fundamentals, sportsmanship and teamwork. The league includes a 70-pound instructional program, a 130-pound tackle program and a varsity program with no weight limit. For more information, e-mail secretary@lombardfalcons.info.

Lombard Baseball League

Contact: secretary@lombardbaseballleague.org Web: www.lombardbaseballleague.org The Lombard Baseball League offers boys and girls from ages 5 – 18 the chance to develop the fundamental skills to play organized baseball. The league emphasizes good sportsmanship, competition, and an opportunity to learn and have fun. The league has many different levels geared around player age and skill.

Registration for Residents

Resident registration begins when you receive your brochure. All registrations received by 9:00 am on Monday, August 8 will be randomly processed. All resident registration forms received after 9:00 am on August 8 will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. The Park District will check residency.

Registration for Non-Residents

Nonresident registration begins Monday, August 15 and will be drawn at random.

Registration for Youth Athletics

In addition to registration options listed on this page, Basketball, Soccer and Softball will host in-person registration. Please refer to individual program descriptions for more information.

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Mail: Lombard Park District Attn: Registration 820 S. Finley Road Lombard, IL 60148

Fax: (630) 620-0762

Drop Off: SunsetKnoll Recreation Center 820 S. Finley Road, Lombard, IL 60148

If the registration office is closed, place the completed registration form and payment in a sealed envelope and leave in the drop box outside the main entrance.

Registration Information

Complete the registration form including second choice programs and signature. Unsigned forms or incorrect payments will delay the registration process. Please make note of registration deadlines for specific programs.

Make checks payable to Lombard Park District, and include a phone number on the check. There is a $20 service fee for any returned checks. Please pay for your first choice only.

You may assume that you are enrolled in your first choice in the program(s) for which you have registered unless you receive a phone call from Lombard Park District staff.

Anyone registering a child for a Lombard Park District Early Childhood program for the first time must include a copy of the child’s birth certificate. Your registration will not be processed without it.

Residents and Nonresidents

Residents within the boundaries of the Lombard Park District must show proof of residency to qualify for resident fees. A Lombard address does not always indicate resident status because not all Lombard addresses are within Park District boundaries. Golfers must show their driver’s license or a utility bill to prove residency.

Waiting Lists

Depending on the program or event, waiting lists are created based on capacity and/or deadlines. We will contact you if you have been placed on a waiting list or missed a registration deadline.

Refunds and Cancellations

Programs may be canceled or altered due to low registration, changes in staff or facility availability. You are entitled to a full refund for a program that has been canceled by the Park District. Participants may request a full refund before a program begins.

Our Commitment To You: Customer Service Pledge

The Lombard Park District staff is prepared to exceed your expectations in every way possible. Employees will provide you with total satisfaction guaranteed. Our pledge to you: • Friendly and enthusiastic staff who are professional and knowledgeable. • Organized, and clean and safe parks, programs and facilities. • Timely and consistent service. • Uncompromising quality.

Satisfaction Guaranteed:

We guarantee that you will enjoy the quality programs and special events. However, if you are not satisfied with a class or program, we will arrange for one of the following: • You may repeat the class at no charge, • You may receive a credit applicable to another program, or • You may receive a refund.

Stop by or call Sunset Knoll Recreation Center for more information. Restrictions apply to adult sports leagues, food and beverages, and tickets to entertainment and sporting events.