Fall Into Fitness Membership Sale - October

Fall into fitness with a new you for the fall season and beyond! The Oaks Fitness Center memberships include unlimited group exercise classes, childcare, indoor walking track, open gym, no long-term contracts or annual fees and much more! Join the Oaks in October and receive no enrollment from 10/1-10/31/17. Stop in for a tour today, try it out for free (restrictions apply) and see why The Oaks has the best value for your fitness dollar!  *Fitness center memberships start at 10 years old (restrictions apply).

 

Halloween Hollow

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017 – 5:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

 Activities & Entertainment include:

  • Carnival Rides ($)
    • 3:30-5:00 p.m. Special Needs Families Only – Carnival FREE for these families (must present flyer from LWSRA, School Districts, or Trinity Services)
      • 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. ($25 Windy City Carnival Rides Wristband special)
  • Ghoulish Goodies Food Court ($)
  • Spooky Sponsor Giveaways - FREE!
  • Monster Market Merchants ($)
  • NEW! Stage Entertainment! - FREE!

SATURDAY OCTOBER 14, 2017 1:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

Activities & Entertainment include:

  • Carnival Rides ($)
    • 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. & 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. ($25 Windy City Carnival Rides Wristband special)
  • Ghoulish Goodies Food Court ($)
  • Spooky Sponsor Giveaways- FREE!
  • Monster Market Merchants ($)
  • Gremlin Grove (1:00 – 5:00 p.m. only!) - FREE
    • o Ghost Town Games
    • o Hayrides
    • o Pony Rides
    • o Tricky Tractors
    • o Bounce House
    • o Horseback Rides
    • o Pumpkin Patch (1:00 – 4:00 p.m.)
    • o Corn Maze
      • Main Stage Contests-FREE!  (see contest descriptions below)
        • o Mummy Wrap (1:00 p.m.)
        • o Pumpkin Pie Eating (3:00 p.m.)
          • o Costume Contests (2:00 p.m.)
          • o Pumpkin Painting Contest (4:00 p.m.)
  • NEW! Main Stage Entertainment-FREE!

New this year we will have a Saturday evening band & beer tent available! Beer tent is 21+ and fees apply!

The stage schedule is TBA- please check online at mokenapark.com to see the schedule!

FREE Home Depot Pumpkin Patch & Painting

Visit the Frankfort Home Depot to pick out your pumpkin and paint it!  Available on Saturday, October 14 ONLY from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. or while supplies last. Bring your painted pumpkins or gourds to the Main Stage to compete for great prizes!  All ages can participate.  Check-in near Main Stage and display before 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 14.

Volunteers Needed - Interested in volunteering at the event? Volunteers are always needed and appreciated! Please contact 708-390-2404!

Sponsorship and Vendor Information - Interested in participating as a sponsor or vendor at the event?  Additional information is available online at mokenapark.com or by contacting 708-390-2416. Thank you for your interest!

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2017 1:00 – 5:00 P.M.

Activities & Entertainment include:

  • Carnival Rides ($)
    • 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. ($25 Windy City Carnival Rides Wristband special, $15 Pee Wee Wristband)
    • 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. ($15 Pee Wee Wristband good for unlimited rides on the train, slide & carousel)
  • Ghoulish Goodies Food Court ($)
  • Spooky Sponsor Giveaways- FREE!
  • Monster Market Merchants ($)
  • Gremlin Grove- FREE
    • o Ghost Town Games
    • o Hayrides
    • o Pony Rides
    • o Tricky Tractors
    • o Bounce House
    • o Horseback Rides
    • o Scarecrow Lab ($)
    • o Corn Maze
      • Main Stage Contests-FREE! (see contest descriptions below)
        • o House of Frights! (1:00 p.m.)
        • o NEW! Trunk-R-Treat (3:00 p.m.)
        • o NEW! Mutt Strut (4:00 p.m.)

Scarecrow Laboratory 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. (or while supplies last)

This eerie experiment will result in the creation of a life-size scarecrow.  Hundreds of scarecrows will emerge from the lab by the completion of the event.  We supply the straw and clothes.  Limit one per family. DONATIONS NEEDED! Drop off those unwanted shirts, pants, ties, belts, hats, etc. at the Administration Center for our Scarecrow Laboratory M-F between 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. no later than Monday, October 6, 2017!

NEW! Trunk-R-Treat

Decorate the trunk of your vehicle for Halloween and allow children a fun & safe way to go trick or treating! All cars must have candy available for kids to trick or treat at your trunk. No handmade or opened candy/snacks are allowed. Prizes will be awarded for scariest, funniest, most creative & best overall cars decorated! It is FREE to register your car for this event, you must pre-register in person, by mail or email to info@mokenapark.com.. Applications can be found online at mokenapark.com!

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 6, 2017 *Registration Opens August 28

NEW Mutt Strut

Bring your furry friends out for this new canine costume contest! Dress your pet up in their favorite Halloween costume and bring them by the Main Stage to strut their stuff for prizes & ribbons on Sunday at 4:00 p.m.! It is FREE to register your canine for this event! You must pre-register in person, by mail or email to info@mokenapark.com. Contestant forms can be found online at mokenapark.com!

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 6, 2017 *Registration Opens August 28

 

Member Appreciation Day

Wednesday, October 25 - All day

Your investment in exercise and activity returns many benefits, and now we would like to thank you for choosing us. We value you as a member and we invite you to see for yourself by joining us for health screenings, raffle prizes (including free personal trainings and free nutricious snacks) as we celebrate you...our members!

 

Group Exercise Open House

Wednesday, October 25

Have you always wanted to try Group Exercise classes but hesitate because you’re unsure whether you will like them? The benefits of participating in group fitness are endless including but not limited to a fun social atmosphere, weekly variety with your workouts, camaraderie, motivating instructors & learning how to bust through exercise plateaus! Take advantage of this opportunity to try out free classes to see if it is the right fit for you! Note: Non-members don’t need to be present with a member to participate. First time guests only please. *Times of classes vary. Please refer to the current Oaks Group Exercise Schedule for class times and descriptions.

Location: The Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center 

 

Stockings For Our Troops

Make this holiday season a memorable one for you, your family, and for our troops! We invite you to gather with us at The Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center on Veteran’s Day to decorate holiday stockings for our troops overseas. We will supply everything needed to decorate a stocking.

DONATIONS NEEDED: We would appreciate donations of fabric, craft items, and old Christmas cards to be used for this event. Donations can be dropped off at the Administration Center at Main Park. We will also be collecting small items to be used as stocking stuffers. Stockings and donated items are then put together and shipped to the troops by “Operation Care Package”. Suggested stocking stuffers include: protein bars, nuts, sunflower seeds, trail mix, gum, hard candy, individual drink mixes, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, razors, toothpaste, etc. A Letter Writing Station will also be available to anyone who would like to write a personal note to be included in your stocking.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. *Note new times!

The Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center

 

Pictures With Santa

Santa is making a special appearance at the Park!  A professional photographer will be there to take your child’s picture with the jolly old elf!  Appointments recommended.  Fee of $8 per picture includes professional 5”x7” picture.  Additional packages are available for purchase.  No personal cameras/camera phones allowed.

Location:  The Oaks Recreation Center (10847 W La Porte Rd)

Time: Sunday, November 19, 2017: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Registration: Call the Administration Center at 708-390-2401 to make an appointment! Registration Begins on August 28, 2017.

 

Thanksgiving Hours

Thursday, November 23:

Administration Center - CLOSED

Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center - 5:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Friday, November 24

Administration Center - CLOSED

 

Black Friday Fitness Sale

On one of the best shopping days of the year, be sure to make us your one stop for fitness and save BIG with our special Black Friday Fitness Sale! NO enrollment fees from 5:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m only on Friday, November 24. Don’t wait until January to start your fitness goals! Membership includes fitness center, childcare, open gym, walking track & many different group fitness classes weekly to choose from! Add a spouse, family member, yourself or give the gift of fitness for the holiday and purchase a membership for a loved one! 

 

College Holiday Membership Madness Saqle

Don’t be a couch potato during your college break! Come into The Oaks and get one of the best deals around on college memberships. From 12/1-12/31/17 all one-month college memberships will be on sale for $25 with no enrollment or annual fees. Memberships include fitness center, open gym & walking track usage, group exercise classes and much more. *Term of membership runs a full month from the date of purchase and good for a one-month term only. College memberships must show school I.D. or other proof of college enrollment upon joining. Non-Residents pay an additional $5.     

 

Breakfast With Santa

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Enjoy your breakfast with the Jolly Old Elf at Aurelio’s Restaurant, 9901 W Lincoln Hwy., Frankfort.  Other special guests are sure to bring a smile to parents and kids alike.  $13 admission per person includes plated breakfast*, entertainment and a special gift. Children under one are admitted free (does not include breakfast, treats or gift) and all children must be accompanied by an adult.  Registration will NOT be accepted at the restaurant-no exceptions.  Groups limited to a maximum of eight (8).  No refunds.  This one fills up fast! 

Location: Aurelio’s Restaurant (9901 W Lincoln Hwy., Frankfort)

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Registration Begins on August 28, 2017.

 

 

Christmas Hours

Sunday, December 24:

Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center - 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Monday, December 25:

Administration Center - CLOSED

Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center - CLOSED

Tuesday, December 26:

Administration Center - CLOSED

 

New Year's Hours

Sunday, December 31:

Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center - 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Monday, January 1, 2018:

Administration Center - CLOSED

Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center - CLOSED

Tuesday, January 2, 2018:

Administration Center - CLOSED

 

Indoor Flea Market

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Don't let the unpredictable winter weather stop you from bargain shopping! Or maybe you are cleaning out after the holiday season and would like to get rid of your unwanted "treasures" before spring. Either way our Indoor Flea Market is the place for you! All shoppers are admitted FREE! All vendors must pre-register online or in person. Please be sure to check out our flea market guidelines online at mokenapark.com before registering! Ages: Sellers must be 18+
Location: The Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Registration Begins on August 28, 2017.