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! 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. 


Just Row with Sandy Culver

Age 18+, Mondays, 11/2-12/21, 9-10 AM, Takiff Center Gym, $160/176, 217705-06

Starting with a technique warmup and dynamic stretch, this class will focus on a mix of mostly steady state work designed to increase your aerobic endurance. Rowing uses every major muscle in your body and burns anywhere from 500 to 1000 calories per hour. Beginners welcome! Bring a mat and water bottle.  If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued.

 

Beginner Yoga with Silvia Strazzarino  

Age 18+, Mondays, 11/2-11/30, 9-10 AM, Takiff Center Fitness Studio, $100/110, 217708-04

This yoga practice links breathing and movements, through short sequences: we will keep the flows simpler, for those just starting with yoga or preferring to move at a slower pace. No drop-ins allowed. Must pre-register. If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued. Class may be held outside if weather permits.

 

Cardio Kickboxing with Karen Campion  

Age 18+, Tuesdays, 11/3-12/22, 7:30-8:30 AM, Takiff Center Fitness Studio, $140/154, 217701-04

This fun, high-energy workout focuses on a full range of motion and core strength by utilizing kickboxing techniques. This easy-to-follow class offers choreographed punches, kicks, and knee strikes while teaching proper form and burning calories. No drop-ins allowed. Must pre-register. If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued.

 

Moving with Weights with Marianne Nicolosi  

Age 18+, Tuesdays, 11/3-12/22, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center Gym,  $160/176, 217703-05

Age 18+, Thursdays, 11/5-12/17, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center Gym, $120/132, 217703-06, No class 11/26

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.

 

Row & Go Interval with Sandy Culver  

Age 18+, Wednesdays, 11/4-12/23, 9-10 AM, Takiff Center Gym, $160/176, 217705-07

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.

 

Broadway & Beyond Dance with Monica O’Connor  

Age 18+, Wednesdays, 10/21-12/16, 9-10:15 AM, Takiff Center Fitness Studio, 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 is 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.

 

Pilates Yoga Fusion with Silvia Strazzarino  

Age 18+, Thursday, 11/5-12/3, 10:30-11:30 AM, Takiff Center Fitness Studio, $80/88, 217709-03, No class 11/26

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. Class may be held outside if weather permits.

 

Rowing, Resistance, & Rolling with Sandy Culver  

Age 18+, Fridays, 11/6-12/18, 9-10 AM, Takiff Center Gym, $120/132, 217705-08, No class 11/27

Get ready to work your whole body and then hit the foam rollers! This class pairs moderate to high-intensity rowing with a variety of strength training exercises, followed by foam rolling to release muscle tightness. Targeting every major muscle group, the class is designed to increase your cardiovascular fitness, build strength and prevent injuries with deep tissue rolling (self-myofascial release). Open to all levels of fitness; no rowing or rolling experience necessary. Beginners welcome! Bring a mat and water bottle. We'll supply the foam rollers but you're welcome to bring your own.  If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued.

 

Intermediate Yoga with Silvia Strazzarino  

Age 18+, Fridays, 11/6-12/4, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center Fitness Studio, $80/88, 217708-05, No class 11/27

This yoga practice is for those who already know the basic poses: we will link breathing and movements, and naturally progress from a slower to faster pace. Options for extra challenges or to tone it down! No drop-ins allowed. Must pre-register. If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued. Class may be held outside if weather permits.