Illinois Hunter Safety

Illinois Hunting Safety

Sponsored by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Division of Law Enforcement, and taught by IDNR certified instructor Bill Brady, this class covers wildlife identification, hunter ethics, firearms safety, shooting and archery, first aid, survival techniques, and hunting tips for ages 9 & up, hunter and non-hunter. Must attend both days and pass a written test to receive State of Illinois Hunter Safety Certificate of Competency. Preregistration is required, limited seating. No walk-ins. This class will fill before the deadline. Bring a bag lunch. Children under 10 must be accompanied by a registered adult. Class is held in the Program Center, far south end of parking lot of Mokena Main Park. Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. AND Sunday October 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Class is FREE. There is a limited number of openings left at this time. Link to register: https://bluerec1.bluerec.com/php/programinfo.php?org=mokena&item=7986

 

 

Oaks Member Appreciation Day

Your investment in exercise and activity returns many benefits and we would like to thank you for choosing us. We value you as a member and invite you to join us for health screenings, raffle prizes and free nutritious snacks as we celebrate you…our member!

Friday, October 26 - All day.

 

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 November 12 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.

Monday, November 12, 2018

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center

 

Pictures With Santa

Santa is making a special appearance at the Park!  TSS Photography of Mokena, 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. Call into the office at 708-390-2401 to make an appointment!

November 18, 2018

Sun

12:00pm-3:00pm

 

 

Pet Pictures With Santa

Come out to get your Pet Picture with Santa taken by TSS Photography - Mokena, IL ! Beautiful, professional pictures that will capture holiday memories. Many options and picture packages available and pictures are printed on site! You can get as little as one print to as large as multiple prints plus wallet sizes. Also offered are great gifts such as ornaments, blankets, plaques, mouse pads, coffee mugs, and more! Santa can’t wait to see all your furry family members again this year. No personal cameras/camera phones allowed. Call into the office at 708-390-2401 to make an appointment!

 

 

November 18, 2018

Sun

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

 

Holiday Lights Contest

Judging: December 12th & 13th

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with glistening snow, twinkling lights and green garland everywhere.  Don’t miss out and enter your residence in this annual free contest to win great prizes!  To enter, call the Park Office at 708-390-2401 by Monday, December 10.  Judging will take place between 6:30-9:30p.m. on December 12th & 13th and is based on creativity, originality, theme, musical effects, lighting and overall layout. Contestants do not need to be present during judging.  Displays must be lit during the stated hours.  Winners will be notified by phone on Friday, December 14th.  Please, no decorations by professionals. 

Registration Deadline: Monday, December 10, 2018

 

Breakfast With Santa

Enjoy your breakfast with the Jolly Old Elf at Aurelio’s Restaurant, 310 W Lincoln Hwy., Frankfort.  Registration includes entertainment, gifts and a breakfast buffet including breakfast calzones, French toast sticks, scrambled eggs, sausage and fruit. 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 (10).  No refunds. This one fills up fast! Please let us know if you would like to seat with another family when you register.

December 8, 2018

Sat

9:00am-10:30am

$16/$19

 

After Nov. 8

 

 

$21/$24

 

Registration Deadline: Friday, November 30

 

Winterbreak Jumpfest

Does the winter weather have you stuck indoors and the kids stuck in front of the TV? Well get them out of the house and head on over to Jumpfest! Jumpfest wristbands will include unlimited jump time on tons of inflatables. Early Bird Registrants will receive a VIP wristband that will include an additional hour of jump time from 2pm-3pm. There are a limited number of VIP wristbands so be sure to register early! There are no refunds for this event and all ages are welcome! Children 11 & younger must have a guardian with them. You can register at the door for this event for 12$ a jumper.

The Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center

CODE

DATE

DAY

TIME

Fees

 

January 3rd

Thu

2:00pm-8:00pm

$10

 

After December 3rd

 

3:00pm-8:00pm

$10

 

At the Door

 

3:00pm-8:00pm

$12

Pre-Registration Deadline: Wednesday, January 2nd at 5pm