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Belleville
City of Belleville
101 S. Illinois St.
Belleville, IL 62220
Ph: 618-233-6810

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
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GINGERBREAD CONTEST
Ages:  ALL
Cost:   FREE

Site:    Fischer's Restaurant - Jubilee Room
            2100 West Main Street
            Belleville, IL  62226
Phone:  618-233-1416


IMPORTANT DATES:
Thursday, Nov. 17th - REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Saturday, Nov. 19th -  ENTRIES MUST BE DELIVERED TO FISCHER'S RESTAURANT
Sunday, Nov. 20th -    PREVIEW PARTY, HOLIDAY SHOW, AWARDS PRESENTATION

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What better way to preview the spectacular Gingerbread creations before they are distributed downtown and enjoy a Holiday Vendor Show. There will be Vendor booths showcasing holiday decorating trends, crafts, and gifts. Also, get a chance to view all of the contest entries in one place before going on display along Main Street. Enjoy discounted meals all day at Fischer’s   Restaurant on Sunday, November 20th.






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   Listed Below are the current Belleville Parks and Recreation Department Programs

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ALPHABET ACADEMY
Cost:  $110.00 per month (3 year olds)
           $120.00 per month (4 year olds)
Days:  3 year olds - Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am - 1:00pm
           4 year olds - Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 9:15am - 12:30pm
Site:   Nichols Community Center
           515 E. "D" Street
           Belleville, IL  62220


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Please call the Nichols Community Center for more information and to start registration
618-277-9785

The Belleville Parks & Recreation Department sponsors a quality early childhood experience for your child, socially, emotionally, physically, and intellectually at the Nichols Community Center. Children are involved in hands-on learning through fine and large motor skill activities, dramatic play and creative arts, science, math and language experiences, cooking, and more. The program provides a stimulating learning atmosphere in large, well-equipped rooms and focuses on age-appropriate development of social, emotional, physical and intellectual skills. Child must be potty trained. We accept CHASI approved participants. Must have a pre-approval letter at the time of registration.





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LINDENWOOD BASEBALL CAMP
Grades: 2nd - 8th
Cost:  $50.00 for 1 session
           $75.00 for 2 sessions
           $100.00 for 3 sessions
Day:   Saturday, November 19th & Sunday, November 20th
Site:   Lindenwood University
           2600 W. Main Street
           Belleville, IL  62226
Phone: 618-233-1416


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The BPRD and Lindenwood University have developed an instructional Baseball Camp that covers fundamental baseball skills. Instruction will be given by the LU Coaching Staff and/or Athletes. Camp shirt is included in cost.





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BASKETBALL SKILLS CAMP
Grades: 2nd - 6th
Cost:  $75.00 per session
Days: Sundays
Site:   Nichols Community Center
           515 E. "D" Street
           Belleville, IL  62220
Phone: 618-277-9785


The BPRD and Southern Illinois Storm have teamed up for a skills camp. Players will build basketball IQ, understand and develop proper footwork, increase hand and foot speed, instill ball handling skills, learn proper shooting mechanics, and establish skills to further advance playing ability.

 Click Dates to Register
 2nd & 3rd Grades
4th - 6th Grades
Session 1
Oct. 2nd - 23rd
5pm - 6pm

Oct. 2nd - 23rd
6pm - 7pm

Session 2
Oct. 30th - Nov. 20th
5pm - 6pm

Oct. 30th - Nov. 20th
6pm - 7pm

Session 3
Jan 8th - 29th
5pm - 6pm

Jan 8th - 29th
6pm - 7pm

Session 4
Feb. 5th - 26th
5pm - 6pm

Feb. 5th - 26th
6pm - 7pm





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DODGEBALL NIGHT
Ages: 8 to 13 years
Cost: $15.00 per child
Day:   Fridays
Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Site:   Nichols Community Center
           515 E. "D" Street
           Belleville, IL  62220

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Click Date to Register:
       
Friday, October 7
 
Friday, November 4
 
Friday, December 2
      
Friday, January 6
       
Friday, February 3
 
All parents deserve a night to themselves after a busy week! Your child can socialize and play games with new friends while you use this time to grab dinner and a movie, run errands, or just relax! Pizza and drink will be provided!


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DRAWING CLASS
Ages: 8+
Cost:  $45.00 per session
Day:   Mondays
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meet Site: Nichols Community Center
                   515 East D Street
                   Belleville, IL  62220
Phone: 618-277-9785

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REGISTER NOW (click Session)
*Sessions are 4 Mondays
            
 
Session 1:   October  3, 10, 17, 24           

Session 2:   November 7, 14, 21, 28
 
Session 3:   January  9, 16, 23, 30


Session 4:   February 6, 13, 20, 27

Come test your hand at beginner cartoon drawing! Our instructor will demonstrate how to make your favorite characters while also adding their knowledge to help perfect your love of drawing. Must sign up at least 4 days prior to the class.





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FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Ages: 5 to 7
Cost:  $80.00 per child
Day:   Saturdays
Begins:  Saturday, September 17th
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet Site: Laderman Park
                  1105 Mascoutah Ave.
                  Belleville, IL  62220
Phone: 618-233-1416

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NOW REGISTERING AGES 5 - 7

Flag football is a growing alternate to full contact football that teaches basic skills and concepts of the game without the risk of injury.  Our flag football program is designed to introduce young athletes to the game while providing a safe environment to grow in the sport.  Patterned after regular football, teams run or pass the ball down field in order to score a touchdown.  The primary difference in flag football is that it is a “no contact” game.  Instead of tackling the ball carrier, defensive players try to pull the flags off the ball carrier’s belt.  It’s the perfect game for boys and girls ages 5 to 14.  If your child wants to play football, why risk the injury?  Make it flag football instead!






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FROM THE TEE TO THE GREEN GOLF CLINIC
Ages: 6 to 18
Cost:  $75.00 per session
Day:   Saturdays
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet Site: DP Golf Center Inc.
                   5628 Old Collinsville Road
                   Fairview Heights, IL  62208
Phone: 618-233-1416

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*Sessions are 4 Saturdays
                       

Session 8:     Sept 24 - Oct 15
 
Session 9:     Oct 22 - Nov 12

The Belleville Parks and Recreation Department, P.G.A. Professional Dan Polites, and Dan Polites III, have teamed up for an instructional golf clinic! Lessons will cover irons, woods, pitching, driving, putting, rules and etiquette. Instruction given in a climate controlled facility.






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KARATE CLASS
Ages: 3's, 4 & 5's, and 1st - 4th Grade
Cost:  $35.00 per session for 3 year olds
           $50.00 all others
Day:   Saturdays
Site:   Nichols Community Center
           515 E. "D" Street
           Belleville, IL  62220
Phone: 618-277-9785


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Learn the basic techniques of Karate at the Nichols Community Center from Sensei Ken Valentine. Karate emphasizes strength, endurance, and flexibility while promoting a variety of qualities; confidence, discipline, respect and defense.

Sessions Offered
 Click Dates to Register
3 Year Olds
4 & 5 Year Olds
1st - 4th Graders
Session 2
Nov 5 - Dec 17
10:00am - 10:30am

Nov 5 - Dec 17
10:30am - 11:00am

Nov 5 - Dec 17
11:00am - 11:50am

Session 3
Jan 21 - Feb 25
10:00am - 10:30am

Jan 21 - Feb 25
10:30am - 11:00am

Jan 21 - Feb 25
11:00am - 11:50am

Session 4
Mar 18 - Apr 22
10:00am - 10:30am

Mar 18 - Apr 22
10:30am - 11:00am

Mar 18 - Apr 22
11:00am - 11:50am





Belleville Parks and Recreation Paint Party Sips and Splatters

LADIES NIGHT OUT PAINT PARTY
Ages: 21 +
Cost:  $25.00 per night
Day:   Friday
Time:  6:30pm to 9:00pm
Site:   Bellevue Park Stone Lodge
           401 Bellevue Park Dr.
           Belleville, IL  62226
Phone: 618-277-9785 or 618-233-1416

CLICK DATE TO REGISTER
FOR THAT NIGHT

Friday, September 16th

Friday, October 14th

Friday, December 2nd

Art With Allie Paint Party is a great way to spend a night with friends or family and paint the night away! We provide instruction and the supplies, including the 12"x12" canvas. We are there to help you bring out your creative side to make your own or follow one of our designs.




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LEARN TO PLAY LACROSSE CAMP - FREE
Grades: 7th & 8th
Cost:     FREE
Dates:   Saturday,  October 8th
              Saturday, October 15th
Time:    1:00pm to 4:00pm
Site:      Belleville West High School
              4063 Frank Scott Parkway West
              Belleville, IL  62223
Phone:  618-233-1416

Click to Register for the October 8th Camp

Click to Register for the October 15th Camp

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1ST

Belleville West Lacrosse Club and the BPRD wants to teach students in 7th and 8th grades to play lacrosse! This program features the equipment, format, and most importantly the coaching staff. They will introduce the concepts and skills required to grow and develop in lacrosse while keeping a premium on fun.





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LITTLE DRIBBLERS BASKETBALL
Ages: 4 to 6 Years Old
Cost:  $60.00 per session
Day:   Saturdays
Time:  8:00am to 9:00am
Site:   Nichols Community Center
           515 E. "D" Street
           Belleville, IL  62220
Phone: 618-277-9785

Sessions Offered:
           
Session 1 - Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22
      
Session 2 - Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12,19
 
Session 3 - Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28

  
Session 4 - Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25

A non-competitive, co-recreational approach to teaching safe basic basketball fundamentals. Players will learn how to dribble, pass, play defense, shoot, and box out. They will have 40 minutes of skills and drills then will have a 20 minute game to use them!




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LITTLE KICKERS SOCCER - FALL OUTDOOR
Ages: 3 to 5 Years Old
Cost:   $65.00 per session
Day:    Saturdays
Dates: September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15
            (Rain Dates: Oct. 22, 29)
Site:    Laderman Park
            1105 Mascoutah Ave
            Belleville, IL  62220
Phone: 618-233-1416


Sessions Offered
Session 1:  9:30am - 10:15am
 
Session 2:  10:30am - 11:15am
 
Session 3: 11:30am - 12:15pm

Little Kickers Soccer is a non-competitive, co-recreational approach to teaching safe soccer to pre-school age children. Each team will practice for the first 25 minutes and then take the field against another team during the last 20 minutes. Each player will receive a T-Shirt. Elite FT will have the instructors on site, no parent involvement needed.






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2ND ANNUAL MOVIE IN THE PARK - SHOWING ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE ROAD CHIP
Ages: ALL
Date: Friday, September 23rd
Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Site:   Laderman Park Soccer Fields
           1105 Mascoutah Ave.
           Belleville, IL  62220

For weather updates please visit our Facebook page or visit www.teamsideline.com/belleville

CLICK TO WATCH THE OFFICIAL TRAILER
*This film is rated G and is 1 Hr 32 M Long




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NERF NIGHT

Ages:  5 - 13 Years
Days:   Fridays
Cost:   $12.00 per participant
Times: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Site:     Nichols Community Center
Phone: 618-233-1416 or 618-277-978
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CLICK ON DATE BELOW TO REGISTER FOR THAT NIGHT:        
    
September 30
    
October 14
          
October 28
       
November 18
      
December 9     

This has become one of the most popular games in the area! Come see what all the fun is about! Participants must provide Nerf Gun and Nerf Ammunition. Please make sure your equipment and ammo is marked. Pizza, soda and water will be served. Eye wear will be provided.





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POKEMON GO - PROWL THE PARK
Ages: ALL
Date: Friday, September 23rd
Time: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
Site:   Laderman Park
           1105 Mascoutah Ave.
           Belleville, IL  62220

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Pokémon Go Prowl: 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Movie in the Park:    7:30pm – 9:00pm
Pokémon Go Prowl: 9:30pm – 11:00pm

Where will you find your next Pokémon?  Join the Belleville Parks & Recreation for a Pokémon Prowl at Laderman Park on September 23rd.  Laderman Park offers three Pokémon Stops, lots of Pokémon, and a safe, well - lit area for Pokémon Trainers of all ages. The Prowl begins at 5:30pm, followed by a free movie in the park (Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip). Continue trying to “catch‘em all” following the movie until 11 p.m. The softball/baseball and soccer lights will be kept on for your safety. Concessions available! Lures dropped throughout the night.

Don’t catch Pokémon alone, bring a friend or team along!  Hatch your eggs on the one - mile walking trail. Your Pokedex is sure to be full by the time you leave.

For more information visit email Todd at OR call (618) 233-1416.





 

Belleville Parks and Recreation Department Volleyball Camp
LINDENWOOD VOLLEYBALL CAMP
Grades:  3rd - 8th
Cost:     $40.00 per session
Date:     Saturday, October 15th
Site:      Lindenwood University Gym
              2600 W. Main Street
              Belleville, IL  62226

Session 1 -  PASSING -  10:00am - 12:00pm

Session 2 -  SETTING - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Session 3 - ATTACKING - 3:30pm - 5:30pm


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This single day camp will offer 3 sessions to girls and boys to cover specific skills in depth. Players will be trained individually and in game-like situations. This is a great camp to brush up your skills and to also learn some new techniques. Instruction will be given by Lindenwood University Coaching Staff and/or athletes. Please bring your own knee pads and sack lunch. Camp t-shirt is included.






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YOGA CLASS
Ages 14+
Cost: $60.00 per participant for 12 class pass
          $6.00 per single walk-in fee
Day:  Tuesdays
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Site:  Nichols Community Center
          515 E. "D" Street
          Belleville, IL  62220

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This  yoga class is open to all levels and all body types. It doesn’t matter if you can do a headstand or if you can’t touch your toes. There will be something for everyone. We will practice breath work, yoga poses with slow vinyasa flow, and meditation to help us strengthen and stretch our bodies, feel more settled in our minds, and become more connected to  ourselves and others. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes.




 


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ZUMBA
Cost: $60.00 per participant for 12 class pass
           $6.00 per single walk-in fee
Day: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm (M & W)
           9:00am - 10:00am (S)
Site: Nichols Community Center
         515 E. "D" Street
         Belleville, IL  62220


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Perfect for everybody and every body! We take "work" out of the workout by mixing low intensity and high intensity moves for a calorie burning dance fitness party. It's a total workout while learning popular dance moves and combining all elements of fitness. Call 618-277-9785 for more questions regarding class times.



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ZUMBA TONING
Cost: $60.00 per participant for 12 class pass
         $6.00 per single walk-in fee
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Site: Nichols Community Center
         515 E. "D" Street
         Belleville, IL  62220


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Combining targeted body-sculpting exercises and high-energy cardio work with Latin-infused Zumba Moves to create a calorie-torching, strength training dance fitness-party!


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