Tryouts and clinics for community sports groups, plus sporting events and tournaments, skate competitions, public appearances by sports stars in the area, autograph signings, sports conventions, etc. Deadline is two weeks before event date.
Private Swim Lessons: Mount Prospect Park District offers private (one instructor and two students) swim instruction for youngsters ages 3-5. Level 1 is designed to familiarize the tot swimmer with the aquatic environment and introduce supported floating and stroke techniques. Level 2 will advance to unsupported floating with kicks and rhythmic breathing and provide an emphasis on fundamental locomotion. Look for details in the winter brochure, at mppd.org or call RecPlex at (847) 640-1000 for information.
Open Gym: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, field house of Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert Road, Arlington Heights. Forest View Alternative School open gym is available every Thursday unless the facility at Forest Views Education Center is closed. Entrance fee is $1 for current and former District 214 students; $3 for out-of-district residents; free for former students from District 214's Forest View Alternative School, Vanguard School and Newcomer Center. …