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Adult Ballet/ Jazz (14 yrs & up)

Have you always wanted to take up the art of ballet but never had a chance? Maybe you have danced in the past and want to get in touch with your inner dancer again. This beginner class focuses on basic ballet technique while incorporating jazz dance moves to throwback favorites and popular songs today. This upbeat class focuses on increasing flexibility, basic technical understanding, and overall health as you dance the time away.

Mondays | Sports & Rec Center
7:00 - 7:45pm | $49rs/ $54nr

Session 1: Jan 29 - Mar 19 no class 2/19
Session 2: Apr 9 - May 21

Open Pickleball

Pickleball is a recreation sensation sweeping the nation! Think badminton, tennis and ping pong all wrapped up into one awesome game. It is great fun and terrific exercise. From beginners to advanced players come join the fun in this action packed game. Beginner level paddles and balls are provided.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:00am-12:00pm, Sundays 10:00am - 1:00pm | $20rs/$25nr, $5 daily drop-in fee | Sports & Rec Center

June Session
July Session
August Session

S.A.M.A. Karate Of DeKalb for Adults

Learn discipline, focus, self-confidence, coordination, fitness, self defense and more through the study of karate. Classes are taught by Sensei Shannon Marbutt and his assistants.

14 yr olds and up | Tues & Thurs | 6:30-7:30pm
$36rs/$41nr | Haish Gym
Sessions: Jun 5-28 | Jul 10 - Aug 2 | Aug 21 - Sept 13

Women's Kickboxing & Self Defense

Learn the art of karate, combined with cardio! Improve your mind and health with this calss instructed by Karate Sensei, Shannon Marbutt. All levels of fitness welcomed and encouraged.

14 yr olds and up | Tues & Thurs | 7:30-8:30pm
$36rs/$41nr | Haish Gym
Sessions: Jun 5-28 | Jul 10 - Aug 2 | Aug 21 - Sept 13

Parkour for Adults *NEW*

Run, jump, balance, crawl and roll into the new year with the Parkour Vault.
Overcoming obstacles is fun as well as physically and mentally beneficial for all ages.

14 & up | Saturdays | 8:00-8:50am
Haish Gym | $47rs/$52nr | Jun 16 - Jul 28 no class Jul 7

Horseback Riding Lessons

In conjunction with "On Eagles Wings Equine Center" located in Kirkland, youth and adult riding lessons are offered in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere. Along with riding, students also spend time learning safety rules, how to groom and tack a horse, horse science, and body language. Riders learn western saddle and a balanced way to ride that enable them to continue in western tack or move on to English tack. There is a weight limit of 225 lbs for riders, per the Humane Society. Visit their website at for more information on facility and instructor. Location...On Eagles Wings Equine Center, 6135 Baseline Road Kirkland, IL.

9 yrs & up | Mon-Thurs | 3:00-4:30pm | $150rs/$160nr per session
Sessions: Jun 25-Jun 28 | Jul 16 - Jul 19

Paint & Pour

Grab a painting buddy and join us for a "Paint & Pour" in the Hopkins Terrace Room! Our painting themes subjects are "Flower bouquet/ Mason Jar" and "Beach Scene". Registration includes two wine tickets, paint, supplies & guided step by step instructions. Use of aprons & wine are also included. You may bring in your snacks! Additional wine may be purchased on a cash basis.
Ages 21 and over (no painting experience necessary)
Tuesdays | 6:30-8:30pm | $60 | Hopkins Terrace Room
Sessions: Jun 26th | July 24th

Adult Sign Language

Learn and become comfortable using basic American Sign Language (ASL). The goal of this class is to assist individuals in gaining the signing skills necessary to have simple conversations in sign language.

Available in Winter Months

Parent-Child Sign Language

A great opportunity for parents and children to team up and learn sign language skills necessary for social signing interaction.

Available in Winter Months

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