Adult Fitness Classes

Fitness Classes

A healthy mind and body starts with exercise! Glencoe Park District offers a variety of fitness classes each season - from favorites like yoga and pilates to the latest in fitness trends like rowing and paddleboard yoga. Start your fitness routine today or add in a new class or two to spice up your regular workout! Classes will be held outside. Attendees must be 18 and older.

To participate in Glencoe Park District fitness classes, patrons must register in advance. No drop-ins allowed. Click the class titles to register. 

All Levels Yoga with Silvia Strazzarino  

Age 18+, Mondays, 8/31-9/28, 9:30-10:30 AM, Lakefront Park, $60/66, 217708-01

Age 18+, Fridays, 9/4-10/2, 8:30-9:30 AM, Lakefront Park, $75/83, 217708-02

This varied yoga practice links movement and breathing through short sequences, offering different challenges for all practice levels. This diverse class offers instructions in English, Spanish, and Italian. All levels of yogis are welcome! No class 9/7. If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued.

 

Broadway Dance with Monica O’Connor  

Age 18+, Wednesdays, 9/2-10/28, 9-10:15 AM, Takiff Center, Drop-In/Punch Card, 217713

Let’s dance! A fabulous, invigorating dance class with music from all genres, including pop, rock, Latin, Broadway, and even a little hip hop! You will learn a new dance combination every few classes along with stretching, toning, and strength training. Some dance familiarity recommended but not required. It will be the most fun you’ve ever had on a Tuesday morning! If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued.

 

Cardio Strength & Core with Helen Boris  

Age 18+, Mondays, 8/17-10/26, 7:15-8:15 AM, Takiff Center Outdoor Fitness Tent, $203/223, 217707-01

This is a small group multi-level fitness class that integrates segments of high and low intensity cardio intervals (with or without a step) with strength training  Using both light and heavy free weights, mixed with squats, lunges and plie's, the class also focuses on core strength & balance training resulting in complete total body fitness. No class 9/7 and 9/28. If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued.

 

FitRX with Karen Campion  

Age 18+, Tuesdays, 9/1-9/29, 6-7 PM, Takiff Center Outdoor Fitness Tent, $75/83, 217702-01 

Experience a total body conditioning workout using body weight exercises and light weights. This class incorporates classic exercises for the lower and upper body by compounding the moves to get the most out of the strength of your core and balance. The class is divided into three blocks - planks and core exercises mixed in with cardio bursts. The music and energy make for a fun and seemingly quick workout! If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued.

 

Moving with Weights with Marianne Nicolosi  

Age 18+, Tuesdays, 9/1-9/29, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center Outdoor Fitness Tent,  $75/83, 217703-01

Age 18+, Thursdays, 9/3-10/1, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center Outdoor Fitness Tent, $75/83, 217703-02

This low-impact progressive cardio and weights program strengthens, improves muscle tone, and increases bone density. Using various weights plus simple step moves, this workout boosts upper and lower body strength and burns calories. If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued.

 

Pilates Yoga Fusion with Silvia Strazzarino  

Age 18+, Thursday, 9/3-10/1, 10:30-11:30 AM, Lakefront Park, $75/83, 217709-01

This all-levels practice adds the benefits of yoga to Pilates mat work. Building core strength with classic Pilates sequences, short yoga moments are incorporated to add flexibility and mobility. Added challenges are shared for those who want a more challenging workout. If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued.

 

Row & Go Interval with Sandy Culver  

Age 18+, Tuesdays, 9/1-9/29, 7:15-8:15 AM, Takiff Center Outdoor Fitness Tent, $75/83, 217705-01

Age 18+, Thursdays, 9/3-10/1, 7:15-8:15 AM, Takiff Center Outdoor Fitness Tent, $75/83, 217705-02

Instructors combine rowing intervals with dynamics sculpting exercises for the perfect balance of cardio and strength training. This heart-pumping, sweat-drenched, total body burn is as fun as it is effective. New to rowing? Don’t sweat it - we’ll teach you everything you need to know. If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued.

 

WERQ with Erin Cooper  

Age 18+, Mondays, 8/31-9/28, 9:30-10:30 AM, Takiff Center Outdoor Fitness Tent, $60/66, 217712-01

WERQ is an addictive cardio dance class using a playlist of the hottest pop and hip-hop songs. This nonstop workout features repetitive athletic moves and fresh dance steps. Each week, new routines are mixed in with familiar favorites, so you get to WERQ the routines you know and challenge yourself with different steps. No class 9/7. If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued.

 

Zumba with Melissa Kerpel and Kate Wettergren  

Ages 18+, Saturdays, 9/5-10/31, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center Outdoor Fitness Tent, $10/class, 217711

Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that is energizing as it is calorie-burning! The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued.