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Open Gym – Family Opportunities
March 23 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am CDT
An event every week that begins at 6:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 23, 2021
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 27, 2021
Presented by Chicago Park District
Sponsored by Special Olympics Chicago/Special Children’s Charities
Cabin fever is here! Need some space to run, exercise and shoot hoops? Sign up for an open gym slot at Hamlin Park (3035 N. Hoyne) on Tuesdays between 11:30 AM and 2:00 PM or Saturdays between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM, or Ping Tom Park (1700 S. Wentworth) on Fridays between 11:30 AM and 2:00 PM.
Reservations are made for a 45 minute timeslot for an athlete and up to three additional people. Each basketball hoop area can be reserved for athletes and their chaperones/guests can use the space to do what the wish – exercise, shoot hoops, kick a soccer ball around – get energy out! Groups will not be able to mix and we ask that everyone stay near their basket to keep socially distant from other participants not in their reservation. Masks are required by all when inside the park. We will have limited equipment on-site and it will be sanitized between each use. Athletes must arrive with a parent/guardian/chaperone and they must stay on-site for the duration of the reservation.
Please do not sign up if you aren’t sure that you can make the timeslot. If something comes up, and you can no longer make it, please let us know at least 24 hours in advance so that we can offer the slot to someone on the waiting list. Spots are limited! Feel free to email Eileen Guinane at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 312.287.3854.