Friday, January 25, 2013
One alderman thinks the city would welcome one.
A Palos Heights alderman is asking the city's Parks and Recreation committee to look into the possibility of building a new fitness center. Michael McGrogan, an alderman for the 4th Ward, said the current favorable bond rates for construction projects, which had come up in discussion of library construction, make for an ideal time to build a center. He talked about a comprehensive fitness center at a recent City Council meeting. "This would be a complete rec center that you could actually have people working out (at)," McGrogan said. Skip ahead to the 26:00 mark in this video from the Jan. 15 City Council meeting on PHTV Channel 4's UStream feed. Palos Heights current rec center, located at 6601 W. 127th St., currently offers a variety of …
Monday, January 14, 2013
The rec center will stay open, according to a report.
A Lemont man was hospitalized as a precaution Monday morning after his SUV smashed through the Palos Heights Recreation Department building on 127th Street. The recreation center will stay open despite the damage, Sun-Times Media reports. Police and firefighters were on scene at about 9 a.m. The SUV when it crashed through a brick wall near one corner of the building. No one was inside the room when the accident happened. Read: The Palos Heights Recreation Department regularly blogs about fun activities on Palos Patch. Follow Palos Patch on Facebook.
Friday, July 13, 2012
PHTV takes you to the Palos Heights Recreation Center and hops in on a spinning class.
The Palos Heights Recreation Center has been expanding its exercise class offerings of late. The newest edition is spinning glasses. The fine folks at Palos Heights Channel 4 stopped by for a demonstration of the new gear.