- Sign up for Baseball and Softball by March 1st
- Sign up for Fitness Programs (April 2nd to June 30th) by March 15th
- Sign up for Softball Clinics by March 15th
- Indoor Pool Party - Friday, March 16th, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
New Scoreboard on the North Diamond
The Teutopolis Park District would like to sincerely thank those who generously contributed their time, talent, and treasure toward the new scoreboard on the north diamond at the Teutopolis Community Park:
Pat Drees, Teutopolis Junior High School Principal,
The Teutopolis Junior High School Softball Team,
The Teutopolis Sportsbackers,
Ameren, Josh Althoff, Mitch Althoff, Bierman Welding, Chad Britton, Burford Electric, Dale's Diesel Service, Dexter Hille, Kevin Koester, Al Konkel, Kent Niebrugge, Dale Pruemer Concrete, Thoele Plumbing, ... and anyone else who helped with this project! :)
The Teutopolis Park District will be holding "Softball Clinics" for girls in grades Kindergarten-7 of Teutopolis Unit 50 School District at the Teutopolis Church Diamond:
Hitting, Catching, Throwing, and Sliding Clinics
Grades K-2: April 7 8 - 10 a.m.
Grades 3-4: April 7 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Grades 5-7: April 7 1:15 - 3:15 p.m.
Grades K-2: April 8 12 - 2 p.m.
Grades 3-4: April 8 2:15 - 4:15 p.m.
Grades 5-7: April 8 5:15 - 7:15 p.m.
The instructor is Brian Gallagher and the cost is $12 per clinic. Parents are encouraged to attend these clinics with their child to learn the techniques taught. Participants in the pitching clinics MUST have a catcher (parent, sibling, etc.). Participants should bring their glove. Participants should also bring a bat and a pair of spikes, if they have them. Participants in grades 3-7 should wear ball pants or the combination of shorts/sliding shorts/sliding pad/long socks. Registration is available online or the registration form can be downloaded. The sign-up deadline is March 15th.
Registration for the April 2nd to June 30th Fitness Programs
Registration for Teutopolis Park District's April 2nd to June 30th fitness programs is now available online or the registration form can be downloaded.
Instead of signing up for a specific class, participants will register for the number of classes per week they want to work out then, attend the classes that interest them and accommodate their schedule. Weekday class offerings are as follows:
Mondays: Cardio Kickboxing
Tuesdays: Prime2Power - Legs, Glutes, Cardio and Abs
Wednesdays: Prime2Power - Shoulder, Chest, Cardio and Abs
Thursdays: Prime2Power - All muscle groups
Fridays: Prime2Power - Biceps, Triceps, Core, Cardio and Abs
"Shape Up Saturdays" will still be offered as a separate program.
The "Super Pass" will still be offered, discounting 5 Classes per Week and Shape Up Saturdays 20%!
Weekday classes will be held from 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Shape Up Saturdays will be held from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. All programs will be held in the Teutopolis Grade School gym. The sign up deadline is March 15, 2018.
Indoor Pool Parties !!!
The Teutopolis Park District will be holding pool parties at the Workman Sports and Wellness Complex Aquatic Center on the following dates and times:
Sunday, February 18, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (*** This Sunday. ***)
Friday, March 16, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
An adult for each group must sign a "Guest Registration/Liability Waiver" and note the number in his/her group in the upper right hand corner of this form. This form can be downloaded from the park district's web site. Admission is free !!! ... It's our way of saying "Thank You" to the Teutopolis Community, especially those who participate in our programs.
Baseball and Softball Registration
Registration for Teutopolis Park District's Baseball and Softball program is now available online or the registration form can be downloaded. Registration forms are also available at Wessel's and the Teutopolis Post Office. The sign-up deadline is March 1st. Registrations submitted online after March 1st or registration forms postmarked after March 1st will be subject to late fees.
Softball - Girls Prep League
The Teutopolis Park District is pleased to announce that it has collaborated with the Effingham Park District to form a Girls Prep League between the two park districts. In order to align with Effingham, the Girls Prep League will be open to 8th grade girls, as well as those in 6th and 7th grade. Games will be played at Evergreen Hollow Park in Effingham and Teutopolis Community Park. Registration will be available soon.
5th and 6th Grade Volleyball
The Teutopolis Park District is pleased to announce changes to the Volleyball program for 5th and 6th Grade girls. The "Instructional Volleyball" clinics offered in the past will be offered again this year but, will be followed by league play. The "Instructional Volleyball" clinics will be held March 3, 10, and 17 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Teutopolis Junior High School. A volleyball league will be held March 24, 31, April 7, 14, and 21. These games will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at Teutopolis Junior High School. Teams and the game schedule will be determined. The instructor is Jessica Schackmann. Registration is available online or the registration form can be downloaded. The sign-up deadline is February 15th.
3rd and 4th Grade Instructional Volleyball
Teutopolis Park District's "Instructional Volleyball" clinics for 3rd and 4th Grade girls will be held March 12, 13, 19, and 20 from 3:45 p.m. (after school) to 4:45 p.m. at the Teutopolis Grade School gym. Participants must be students of the Teutopolis Unit 50 School District. The instructor is Jessica Schackmann and the cost is $5. Registration is available online or the registration form can be downloaded. The sign-up deadline is February 15th.
Staff Announcements for the Fitness Program
The Teutopolis Park District would like to thank Ben Siemer for his many years of service as the instructor of the Boot Camp program. The park district wishes Ben the best of luck with his business, "Crossfit Effingham", as well as his other endeavors!
The Teutopolis Park District is pleased to formally announce that Jen Thoele is the new Program Director for the Fitness Program. Jen is a certified group fitness and personal trainer. She has taught a variety of fitness classes over the past couple of years for the Teutopolis Park District. Jen's passion for fitness for all ages, staying current with trends, and her vision for the program make her a tremendous asset to the park district!
Also, the Teutopolis Park District is pleased to formally announce that Tara Higgs has joined the staff as a fitness instructor. Tara has a masters degree in physical therapy and is a certified personal trainer. She has 4 years of experience teaching fitness classes and was the owner of Studio T Fitness in Effingham.
Please join the park district in thanking Ben, congratulating Jen, and welcoming Tara. :)
Pavilion Reservation Requests
The Teutopolis Park District is now accepting requests for pavilion reservations online. Pavilion availability also can be found online. For details, please download "Pavilion Reservation Requests" (see the "Download Forms" menu option).
Motorized vehicles, including golf carts and scooters, are NOT allowed on park grounds, except parking lots.
Pets must be kept on a leash and cleaned up after.
These rules apply to the Community Park, Mini-Park, and Church Diamond. They have been established for the safety of and enjoyment of the parks by everyone. Thank you for your cooperation! :)