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Concealed Carry Spring Class Dates Announced

Classes for the spring will be held on the following Dates: Upcoming Concealed Carry Courses Dates Time Room March 24-25 9 a.m.-5 p.m. TBA  April 21-22 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  TBA May 26-27 9 a.m.-5 p.m. TBA You can register online at Please do not bring any firearms in to the community center. Class costs are …

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Registration open for Ken-Rock’s summer youth softball leagues

ROCKFORD – It’s time to get back into the swing of things. If you have a boy or girl ages 6 to 17, you now can register them for Ken-Rock Community Center’s youth softball leagues. Ken-Rock’s summer leagues run from June 2 to July 20 at the Don Schmid Youth Sports Complex behind Riverdahl School, on …

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Thank you Community Foundation

Ken-Rock Community Center is proud to be among the 79 projects, programs and events that will receive nearly $1.9 million over the next three years from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. Ken-Rock will receive $20,000 to launch our Foundations for Success program. This program will be geared specifically to junior high students, concentrating on …

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Paint. Sip. Repeat. Painting Party!

Local artist Savannah Bishop is holding a painting class at Ken-Rock Community Center on Friday, Dec. 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Bishop will teach the basics of painting and then help students work on their own artistic vision, while sharing a glass of wine and treats. The cost is only $25 per person and …

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Saturday night bingo is back and better than ever

All new bingo is back and better than ever! Join us on Small Business Saturday (Nov. 25) as we bring back bingo with two $300 Jackpots, one $500 Jackpot and 16 other bingo games. For $35, you can purchase the Saturday Night Special Package, a $56 value, which includes all the paper you can play …

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Ken-Rock now enrolling future stars in winter hitting, fielding clinics

  The baseball seasons in the Midwest are much too short, and if you’re aspiring big leaguer wants to keep up with his or her future competition from the warm-weather states, they need to keep sharp in the winter. Ken-Rock now is enrolling baseball and softball players into its baseball and softball specialty camps to …

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Create A Class????

Create A Class???? Do you have an idea for a class or a program? Or better yet, do you have a specific talent that you would like to teach? If you have a particular class or activity that you would like to lead, give us a call at 398-8864, ext. 100. We are currently looking …

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After School Program Enrollment Now Open!

For Immediate Release: The Ken-Rock Community Center, 3218 11th Street has now opened enrollment for students K-6th grade for Excelsior After-School Program. This program will run daily from 2:30-6pm Monday-Friday during the school year. The program features tutoring services as well as an enhanced reading program that is sponsored by the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. …

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Fall Craft Show Saturday, October 21. Crafters Wanted.

The Ken-Rock Community Center will be holding its annual community fall craft fair on Saturday, October 21 from 9-330pm at 3218 11th Street. Over 50 crafters will have on display both fall and Christmas crafts for your shopping pleasures. Cost for shoppers is only $1.00. Applications are also being accepted from potential crafters and commercial …

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August Concealed Carry Class Announced August 26-27

The Ken-Rock Community Center 3218 11th Street announces registration is now open for upcoming Concealed Carry classes to be held on Saturday and Sunday August 26-27 . Classes are held from 9-5pm at the community center, which also includes qualifying at the range on Sunday. Cost of the course to the general public is $125.00 for the 16 hour …

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Ken-Rock Community Center is renowned for its youth recreation sports programs. Over 1,200 boys and girls participate in year round sports and recreational activities. Fun, Sportsmanship and skill development is the focus of these programs along with a stress on character development.

All of Ken-Rock's sports programs depend on volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering contact Athletic Director Ron Adams by email at or by phone at (815) 398-8864.

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