South Suburban Special Recreation Association

19910 80th Avenue
Tinley Park, IL
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Member District Spotlight

November 2022 – Oak Forest Park District

Please visit the Oak Forest Park District website or call 708.687.7270 for more information.

Park Place at Central

Located only steps away from the Oak Forest Park District’s main building, Park Place is a beautiful venue for your next event. The space features a kitchen, floor to ceiling windows, dimmable lighting, ceiling fans, wood-like flooring and a neutral color palette design with access to our outdoor gazebo and community park.

Bookings and tours available by appointment only.

Please consult our Rental Coordinator Ericka Vetter.
15601 S. Central Avenue, Oak Forest
708.687.7270 x 118

Park Place at Central Flyer

Turkey Shoot Basketball Competition

Join us for our annual Turkey Shoot Free Throw Basketball Competition.  Adult/Child teams compete against other teams and the same child age group and adult gender.  The best of 20 free-throws (10 free-throws for each of you).  Teams may show up throughout the time of the competition.  Age groups are as follows: 4-5 years, 6-8 years, 9-11 years, 12-14 years.

Ages 4 yrs. + with an adult
Central Park Gymnasium – 15601 S. Central Ave.
Saturday, November 5
6:30 pm, with last entries taken at 8:15 pm

Crosstown Exotics Critters Class

This class will introduce kids to the world’s most misunderstood creatures: reptiles, amphibians, and bugs!  They will learn the importance of these creatures to the environment, their history, and how to take care of them as pets.  Class will feature live animals.  Participants should wear closed toed shoes, as they might venture outside for a portion of this class.

Ages 4-12 yrs.
Central Park Building – 15601 S. Central Ave.
Wednesday, November 9
6:00-7:00 pm
$35 Res / $40 Non-Res

Dino Hour

Bring your little one for an hour of dinosaur discovery fun!  They will see real dinosaur fossils, listen to a story, make a craft to take home and dig in the sand to assemble dinosaur puzzles pieces.  So much fun packed into an hour, don’t miss this new program!

Ages 3-5 yrs. with an adult
Central Park Lower Level – 15601 S. Central Ave.
Thursday, December 8
5:30-6:30 pm
$35 Res/Non-Res

Christmas Arts and Crafts Workshop

Spend the afternoon at the Don Gorman Recreation Center.  Make a variety of age-appropriate crafts for gifts or decorations.  Then, decorate a Christmas treat to eat or take home with you!  A great way to start off your Christmas holiday!  Parents, get your Christmas shopping done while the kids are making a gift for you!

Ages 3-7 yrs.
Don Gorman Recreation Center – 4412 Henry St.
Saturday, November 10 · Register by Dec. 7
$15 Res / $20 Non-Res