Adult Programs (Age 18+)

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Fitness Classes

Moving with Weights with Marianne Nicolosi


        

Age 18+, Tuesdays, 3/2-3/30, 8:30-9:30 AM, ZOOM, $100/110, 317703-03
Age 18+, Thursdays, 3/4-4/1, 8:30-9:30 AM, ZOOM, $100/110, 317703-04

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.

Row & Go Interval with Sandy Culver Favorite!


        

Age 18+, Tuesdays, 4/6-5/25, 9-10 AM, Takiff Center Fitness Studio/Outside, $160/176, 117705-01

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.

Broadway & Beyond Dance with Monica O’Connor


        

Age 18+, Wednesdays, 3/10-3/31, 9-10:15 AM, Takiff Center Fitness Studio/ZOOM, $20/22 by class , 317713
Age 18+, Wednesdays, 4/7-5/26, 9-10:15 AM, Takiff Center Fitness Studio/ZOOM, $20/22 by class , 117713

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!

Rowing, Resistance, & Rolling with Sandy Culver Favorite!


        

Age 18+, Thursdays, 4/8-5/27, 9-10 AM, Takiff Center Fitness Studio/Outside, $160/176, 117705-02

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.

Pilates Yoga Fusion with Silvia Strazzarino Favorite!


        

Age 18+, Thursday, 4/8-4/29, 10:30-11:30 AM, Takiff Center Fitness Studio/Outside, $80/88, 117709-01
Age 18+, Thursday, 5/6-5/27, 10:30-11:30 AM, Takiff Center Fitness Studio/Outside, $80/88, 117709-02

This all-level 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. Class may be held outside if weather permits.

All Levels Yoga with Silvia Strazzarino Favorite!


        

Age 18+, Fridays, 4/9-4/30, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center Fitness Studio/Outside, $80/88, 117708-01
Age 18+, Fridays, 5/7-5/28, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center Fitness Studio/Outside, $80/88, 117708-02

This class is for all levels where, while flowing, we could either slow down or build the stamina up a notch with more challenging options. Options for extra challenges or to tone it down! Class may be held outside if weather permits.

Zumba with Melissa Kerpel and Kate Wettergren Favorite!


        

Age 18+, Saturdays, 3/6-3/27, 9-10 AM, Takiff Center Back Parking Lot, 317711
Age 18+, Saturdays, 4/3-5/29, 9-10 AM, Takiff Center Back Parking Lot, 117711

Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program. Zumba participants achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in one exciting hour of calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements! 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. Add some Latin flavor and international zest into the mix and you've got Zumba!

Ceramics

Adult Ceramics-Advanced with Natalie Steinmetz


        

Age 18+, Mondays, 4/5-5/24, 6-8 PM, Takiff Center/virtual, $246/271, 119716-05
Age 18+, Wednesdays, 4/7-6/2, 11:30 AM-1:30 PM, Takiff Center/virtual, $277/305, 119716-06

This course is designed for our continuing students with a minimum of two years of experience. This hybrid class allows students the choice of working in the studio or from home for the session. The instructor will teach from the studio while broadcasting the demonstrations live on Zoom. Students working from home will have materials and tools provided and have their work fired using a no-contact pickup and drop off system. Students will build on their current skills and be encouraged to create more complex forms and develop a personal style. Individual instruction allows students to work on custom projects of their choice. If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued. If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued.

Art

The Artist's Studio with Cheryl Steiger


        

Age 18+, Thursdays, 4/8-6/3, 10 AM-12 PM, Virtual/Online , $263 /289 , 119737-01

Using photos, still life, and your imagination, work in the drawing or painting medium of your choice in this individualized online class. Individual instruction will be given on techniques. lncluded in your fee is access to a digital library of recordings from the class session. No class: April 22.

Botanical Drawing with Cheryl Steiger


        

Age 18+, Thursdays, 4/8-6/3, 1-3 PM, Virtual/Online , $263 /289 , 119722-01

Develop strong drawing skills for botanical art. In this class, students will draw live plants and from photographs. In addition, they will learn how to enhance illustrations with colored pencils, pen, ink, and watercolor. lncluded in your fee is access to a digital library of recordings from the class session.No class: April 22. 

Figure Drawing with Cheryl Steiger


        

Age 18+, Tuesdays, 4/6-6/1, 9-11:30 AM, Takiff Center , $309 /340 , 119720-01

In this introductory, in-person course, students will draw the human form from live models. Each class will include a gesture drawing and a longer pose. This class is great for beginning students or for those who would like to draw or paint a live model. Price includes model fee. Included in your fee is access to a digital library of recordings from the class session. If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued.

Watercolor with Cheryl Steiger


        

Age 18+, Wednesdays, 4/7-6/2, 12:30-3 PM, Takiff Center , $270 /297 , 119733-01

Students will learn the basics and explore new methods for more advanced painters. This studio class offers individual instruction, with students progressing at their own pace. Included in your fee is access to a digital library of recordings from the class session. If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued.

Winnetka Paddle

Platform/Paddle Tennis


        

Platform (or paddle) tennis is played outdoors in the fall, winter, and spring. It is great exercise, a social sport, and can be enjoyed by players of any age or ability.  Through an agreement with the Winnetka Park District, Glencoe residents receive resident rates at the Winnetka Platform Tennis Club (WPTC). For more information, please contact Colin Cross at ccross@winnetkapaddle.com, or call Winnetka Park District at (847) 501-2060 or visit winnetkapaddle.com.

Tennis

Advanced Drill & Play with Tim Hibbens


        

Ages 18+, Mondays, 4/5-5/24, 9:30-11 AM, Watts Courts, $240/264, 118710-01
Ages 18+, Wednesdays, 4/7-6/2, 9:30-11 AM, Watts Courts, $270/297, 118710-05
Ages 18+, Saturdays, 4/10-6/5, 9:30-11 AM, Central School, $240/264, 118710-09

45-minute drills start each session. The emphasis is on organized match play with the intent of putting into effect what has been mastered from previous practice. Varied competitions with tips from the pros strengthen game skills. The level of play is advanced, so acceptance into the group play situation is set up at the teaching pro's discretion. If COVID restriction change: class canceled and a partial refund issued.

Beginner with Tim Hibbens


        

Ages 18+, Mondays, 4/5-5/24, 11 AM-12 PM, Watts Courts, $192/211, 118710-02
Ages 18+, Wednesdays, 4/7-6/2, 11 AM-12 PM, Watts Courts, $216/238, 118710-06
Ages 18+, Saturdays, 4/10-6/5, 11 AM-12 PM, Central School, $192/211, 118710-10

Students are introduced to the game of tennis and receive basic instruction of forehand, backhand, serve, volley, rules, scoring, and proper tennis etiquette. If COVID restriction change: class canceled and a partial refund issued.

Intermediate Drill & Play with Tim Hibbens


        

Ages 18+, Tuesdays, 4/6-6/1, 9:30-11 AM, Watts Courts, $270/297, 118710-03
Ages 18+, Thursdays, 4/8-6/3, 9:30-11 AM, Watts Courts, $270/297, 118710-07

45-minute drills start each session. The emphasis is on organized match play with the intent of putting into effect what has been mastered from previous practice. Varied competitions with tips from the pros strengthen game skills. The level of play is advanced, so acceptance into the group play situation is set up at the teaching pro's discretion. If COVID restriction change: class canceled and a partial refund issued.

Advanced Beginner with Tim Hibbens


        

Ages 18+, Tuesdays, 4/6-6/1, 11 AM-12 PM, Watts Courts, $216/238, 118710-04
Ages 18+, Thursdays, 4/8-6/3, 11 AM-12 PM, Watts Courts, $216/238, 118710-08

For students who have progressed past the beginner program, this class emphasizes stroke refinement and match play. If COVID restriction change: class canceled and a partial refund issued.

Pickleball

Beginner Pickleball with Carl Rosenthal


        

Ages 30+, Tuesdays, 4/6-5/11, 4-5:30 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-01
Ages 30+, Thursdays, 4/8-5/13, 6-7:30 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-02
Ages 30+, Tuesdays, 5/18-6/22, 4-5:30 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-05
Ages 30+, Thursdays, 5/20-6/24, 6-7:30 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-06

Come and learn the fastest growing racket sport in America! Pickleball is a combination of tennis and ping pong played with a whiffle ball on a badminton size court. Our beginners Pickleball workshop will allow you to learn about the game, understand the rules and scoring and develop the skills needed to play. These 90-minute lessons are taught by an experienced player and all equipment is provided. No drop-ins allowed. If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and partial refund offered.

Intermediate Pickleball with Carl Rosenthal


        

Ages 30+, Tuesdays, 4/6-5/11, 6-7:30 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-03
Ages 30+, Wednesdays, 4/7-5/12, 5:30-7 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-09
Ages 30+, Thursdays, 4/8-5/13, 4-5:30 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-04
Ages 30+, Tuesdays, 5/18-6/22, 6-7:30 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-07
Ages 30+, Thursdays, 5/20-6/24, 4-5:30 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-08

For the intermediate pickleball player, students will expand on skills and game strategy learned during beginner class. This class is designed for those who have played the game and want to further improve their game. These 90-minute lessons are taught by an experienced player and all equipment is provided. No drop-ins allowed. If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and partial refund offered.