Adult Fitness

Adult Fitness

A healthy mind and body starts with regular 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 dance and barre classes. Start your fitness routine today or add in a new class or two to spice up your regular workout! 

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To participate in Glencoe Park District fitness classes, patrons may purchase a Fitness Punch Card or pay on a drop-in basis. Various options are available for Punch Cards so you have an opportunity to try as many classes as you wish. Taking different classes adds a great variety to your workout! See below for the Fitness Punch Card fees. All Fitness Punch Cards must be purchased before your first class, either in person, online, by mail or fax. * Drop-in fees must be paid prior to class. Jazz must be pre-registered or a drop-in fee may be paid per class.

Fitness punch Cards

To join a class, register for a class or purchase a Fitness Punch Card. Fitness Punch Cards must be purchased in person before your first class. You may use a Fitness Punch Card or pay the daily drop-in fee ($20).

  • You must register for a Fitness Punch Card and sign a waiver.
  • Punch cards expire five months from date of purchase.
  • Students who do not own a Fitness Punch Card must pay a drop-in fee and sign a waiver prior to class, each time they attend.
  • Fitness Punch Cards are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Newcomers will be required to take a photo.
  • Fitness punch cards can now be renewed online.

Classes are subject to cancellation. Times and instructors are subject to change based on enrollment. Senior is age 65 and older. Students must register in person at the Takiff Center with a valid photo ID. Drop-in fees must be paid prior to attending class.

Punch Card Options R/NR Fee Senior R/NR Fee Activity
10 Punch $165/$180 $148/$163 FIT10 / FIT10SR
20 Punch $276/$302 $250/$274 FIT20 / FIT20SR
30 Punch $345/$379 $305/$345 FIT30 / FIT30SR
6 Month Unlimited Pass $660/$726 $592/$654 FIT6 / FIT6SR

Fitness Schedule

Monday 6:30-7:15 AM Rowing Fundamentals (begins 1/9) Sandy Culver
  9:15-10:45 AM Hatha Yoga (all levels) Alison Faith
  11:00-12:00 PM Werq (begins 1/9) Judy Mooney
Tuesday 8:20-9:20 AM Moving with Weights Marianne Nicolosi
  9:45-10:30 AM Row & Go Circuit  Sandy Culver
  6:30-7:45 PM Beginner Yoga with Reach Yoga (2/7-2/28) TBD
Wednesday 8:15-9:15 AM Interval Training (begins 1/11) Cris Persico
  9:15 - 10:15 AM Werq (1/4 - 2/22) Haley Stone
  6:30-7:30 PM Balance Board Yoga (begins 1/11) Steph Metz

Thursday

8:00-9:15 AM Beginner Yoga with Reach Yoga (1/12-2/2) TBD

8:20-9:20 AM Moving with Weights Marianne Nicolosi
  9:30-10:30 AM Balance Board Yoga Steph Metz
  9:40-11 AM Jazz Dance * Julie Burman Kaplan*
Friday 9:15-10:15 AM Bootcamp (1/13-3/3) Haley Stone
  11:00-12:00 PM Werq (begins 1/13) Bari Kaplan
Sunday 8:15-9:00 AM Rowing Fundamentals (begins 1/15) Sandy Culver
  10:00-11:15 AM Beginner Yoga with Reach Yoga (2/26-3/19) TBD

Punch Card Classes

Fitness Classes

  • Moving with Weights: 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 increases upper and lower body strength and burns calories. 
  • Werq: This fiercely fun dance fitness workout class is based on pop, rock, and hip hop music and taught by certified fitness professionals. The Werq warm up previews the dance steps used in class and the Werq cool down includes balance and yoga inspired poses. (Coming Fall 2016)
  • Interval Training: Try a fun combination of muscle conditioning and high energy cardio designed to shape your body. Open to every fitness level! 
  • Rowing Fundamentals: This class will introduce you to our rowing machines and teach you the basics of proper rowing form. The focus is on form and individualized attention, don't worry - while you're learning you will also be sweating. Great for new students as well as return clients who want deeper instruction on preoper form. Register for an 8 week session or use your fitness punch card. 
  • Row & Go Circuit: Instructors will 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 teach you everything you need to know. Register for an 8 week session or use your fitness punch card.
  • Bootcamp: A motivating one hour full body strength and cardio workout with Fitness Pro, Haley Stone. Haley creates a welcoming fitness community around her classes. With interesting progressions and modifications for all fitness levels, you'll get exactly what you need to feel your healthiest and strongest. 

Yoga

  • Hatha Yoga: Increase your strength, stamina, and flexibility. Classes teach the basic yoga poses, which are adapted for your level.
  • Balance Board Yoga: This class is a fun, challenging, yet accessible Vinyasa style class. Practice a straight forward, well rounded flow that incorporates use of balance boards. Learn to move from the center of the body to strengthen your core. Find better balance, greater range of movement and get ready for stand-up paddle boarding this summer at Glencoe Beach! Class size is limited - early arrival is recommended.
  • Beginner Yoga: The Yoga Beginner Series is geared to those who have never (or barely) tried yoga. For four weeks, you and a group of other new students will learn basic poses and sequences, along with information about the benefits of yoga for you. The Glencoe Park District is happy to be partnering with Reach Yoga for these programs.

Non-Punch Card Classes

Registered Fitness Classes

Register in advance or pay as you go ($20/class). You must sign a waiver prior to attending the class.

Jazz Dance

with Julie Kaplan (Thursdays, 9:40-11 AM)
Enjoy great music and dance combinations in this choreographed class. Recommended for dancers with experience in modern, jazz or ballet. Abs and core work are included. This is a registered class; you must sign a waiver before attending. This is a non-punch card class; pre-registration is required. Drop in fee: $20 per class 

Beginner Yoga

The Yoga Beginner Series is geared to those who have never (or barely) tried yoga. For four weeks, you and a group of other new students will learn basic poses and sequences, along with information about the benefits of yoga for you. The Glencoe Park District is happy to be partnering with Reach Yoga for these programs.

Spring 2017 Outdoor Fitness Classes

NORDIC TRAIL WALKING

(Sundays, 11 AM-12 PM) 
Stay fit with low impact Nordic Trail Walking! This program will take participants on group walks throughout Glencoe and will incorporate progressive instruction. Walking poles are provided. Pre-registration is required.

NORDIC TRAIL WALKING FOR FITNESS

(Thursdays, 6-7 PM)
Walking is great exercise - add walking poles and you have a total body workout! Nordic Walking is fun, easy, and a great activity to share with friends. Participants will learn basic walking techniques suitable for any walking pace, duration, or distance. Walking poles are provided. Pre-registration is required.