The Oak Forest Park District provides approximately 28,000 residents with access to more than 200 acres of park…More facilities, youth and adult programs -- and unlimited fun.</p>
<p>The Central Avenue park building houses the administrative body that manages the district's parks and programs. The facility, with an attached health and fitness center that Oak Forest residents can join, is located across the way from the Acorn Public Library. Programs available here include FunTime preschool classes, gymnastics and dance classes, yoga and open gym.</p>
<p>The park district also hosts special events, including teen dances, holiday-themed parties, family festivals, game days and camps. Use of park district facilities and resources is dependent upon the program and residency status.</p>
<p>The Board of Commissioners is led by President James Emmett and meets the second and fourth Thursdays of every month, at 7:30 pm in the boardroom at the main building. Visit the Oak Forest Park District website for more information.</p>
Oak Forest Park District Flag Football & Cheerleading 15601 Central Ave, Oak Forest, IL60452 Oak Forest Park District Flag Football & Cheerleading is a youth sports program for children ages 7 to 14. It…More offers instruction in football and cheerleading, beginning with practices and drills in August. Football games are played on Sundays at various parks throughout Oak Forest. The season concludes in November with a banquet to honor participants with trophies and participation gifts. Football teams are divided into two divisions, for older and younger players, and each flag football team is composed of 13 to 18 players. Games feature a standard 11-player set with full-contact blocking. Cheerleading squads are composed of 6 to 12 members and are led by adult coaching staff. Squads meet during the week for practices and learn various cheers throughout the season. Uniforms are provided.
Residents can stop by this neighborhood park, located next to Morton Gingerwood School, to enjoy one of two tennis…More courts, a basketball court or flag football field. Home to the Oak Forest Park District Girls' Softball Association, four softball fields are also available.</p>
<p>Visitors can enjoy a snack from the concession stand in the picnic area. Younger park guests can take advantage of the full playground, complete with tot lot.</p>
<p>The park was named after Don Burns, one of the park district's original commissioners.</p>
Gene Leonard Park 14900 Laramie Ave, Oak Forest, IL60452 With a soccer field, paved walking path, playground and quarter-mile track surrounding its 3.3 acres, Gene Leonard Park…More is one of Oak Forest's larger neighborhood parks.Located near G. Kerkstra Elementary School at the intersection of 149th Street and Laramie Avenue, the park is home field to Oak Forest Park District soccer teams. Asphalt paths, a regulation quarter-mile track, plenty of space and seating contribute to the park's open, laid-back atmosphere. The park is flat, with walkways surrounding the grassy areas and bleachers along the soccer field, for convenient viewing.