Monday, January 28, 2013

Siri Help for Arlington Athletics

Siri is the Apple Inc. voice intelligent personal assistant and knowledge navigator which works as an application for Apple's iOS (more about Siri below examples).
  Press and hold the HOME button ...

Find Fitness Calculations

"How many miles in a 10K?

How many kilograms in 220 LBS?"

"How many calories in a Big Mac?"

"How many calories in a banana?"

Local Help
(Use "fitness center" instead of "gym" to minimize chance of confusion with the Contact name "Jim")

"Find the nearest Fitness Centers?"

"Remind me to remember my locker stuff when I leave here"
(Siri will ask for you to select options of any banks that are in your Contacts. You can also select "other")


"Remind me to remember call Bob when I leave here"
(Siri will ask for you to select options of any people named Bob that are in your Contacts. You can also select "other")


Outdoor Workout Help ...

"What's the weather?"

"What's the weather forecast for Orlando, Florida?"

"What time is sunset in Chicago?"

"What time is sunset in Chicago?"
(When you don't want to run in the dark)

"Is it raining in Arlington Heights, Illinois?"

"Is it windy in Arlington Heights, Illinois?"

"Is it windy in Arlington Heights?"





Siri is the Apple Inc. voice intelligent personal assistant and knowledge navigator which works as an application for Apple's iOS. The application uses a natural language user interface to answer questions, make recommendations, and perform actions by delegating requests to a set of Web services. 

Monday, November 5, 2012

LIFETIME FITNESS Schaumburg


LIFETIME FITNESS Schaumburg
900 East Higgins Rd
Schaumburg, IL 60173

847-517-7171

Life SPA
847-466-2424


LIFETIME FITNESS Bloomingdale


LIFETIME FITNESS Bloomingdale
455 Scott Drive
Bloomingdale, IL

630-582-4100

Life SPA
630-283-4224

Dryden Park

Rockwell and Dryden Place
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Park Hours: 5 AM- 11 PM

Dryden Park South of Rockwell and Dryden Place South of Dryden School Neighborhood Park 3.50 Acres and School 5.0 Acres Playgrounds - 2 (2-5 years 5-12 years) Tennis Courts (4 outdoor) Ball Field. Dryden is an older park in center of town in a residential neighborhood of single-family homes and is between a school and church.

Dryden is composed of several parcels acquired over a 50-year period. Summer outdoor tennis lessons are held on the tennis courts. Mature landscaping.


Ball Field, Outdoor Tennis Courts, Park, Parking Lot, Playground 5-12, Seating Area, Shared Use, Tot Lot 2-5


Davis Street Service Center

1436 East Davis
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Phone: 847-577-5650

Fax: 847-577-5656

Park Hours: 7 AM - 3:30 PM

NON-RECREATION Maintenance Service and Storage Facilities. A two-building complex with storm water detention area, Davis serves both as the main location for Park District tradesmen and as the South side service center. The buildings are for also used for storage.









Cypress Gardens

Cypress and Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Park Hours: 5 AM-11 PM

Street Garden plots - 99 available Picnic Area with Water. Community garden plots measuring 25' by 30' rented to resident gardeners. Multiple water sources.  Leased from Village.

Garden plots, special use

Thomas N. Cronin Park

Mini-Park at South and Vail
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Park Hours: 5 AM-11 PM 

Bordered by South, Vail, Grove, Highland ... Mini Park - 2.0 acres Playground (2-5 years 5-12 years) Athletic Field Play Area Path (547 lineal feet).

One of the oldest parks located in the center of town in a heavily residential neighborhood across from South Middle School.  Mature landscaping.

Bike/Walk Path, Park, Picnic Area/Shelter, Playground 5-12, Seating Area, Tot Lot 2-5

Creekside Park


Just north of Schaeffer and Nichols Road intersection. Pedestrian Bridge over Buffalo Creek Tennis Courts - (2 outdoor) Storm Water Detention Areas Playground (2-5 years 5-12 years). The farthest northwest park in Arlington Heights in a mixed residential and commercial neighborhood, Creekside Park is close to Nickol Knoll Golf Club, borders Buffalo Creek and is on both east and west sides of Schaeffer Road.

Basketball Courts, Bike/Walk Path, Outdoor Tennis Courts, Park, Playground 5-12, Sand Volleyball, Tot Lot 2-5

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Centennial Park

1209 Burr Oak Drive
Arlington Heights, IL

Adjacent to Riley School Neighborhood Park with nature preserve and sports park. Nature preserve is prairie-like setting with a wooden walkway and an observation area -- 21.40 acres. Playground (2-5 years 5-12 years) Tennis Courts - 3 outdoor Basketball Court - outdoor full court Basketball courts.

Ball Field, Basketball Courts, Bike/Walk Path, Nature Area w/ Boardwalk, Outdoor Tennis Courts, Park, Parking Lot, Picnic Area/Shelter, Playground 2-12, Seating Area, Shared Use Soccer Field, Special Use


Bill Griffith Field
Bill Griffith Field is located in Centennial Park at 1209 Burr Oak Drive

Carriage Walk Park

Derbyshire and Marshall
Arlington Heights, IL

Park Hours: 5 AM-11 PM

Details:
Carriage Walk Park just east of St. Viator High School in a residential neighborhood with detention area and landscaping.

Bike/Walk Path, Park, Picnic Area/Shelter, Playground 2-12