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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.

14 yr olds and up
Tuesdays | 7:30 - 8:15 pm | Sports & Rec

Session 1: Sept 12 - Oct 24
Session 2: Nov 2 - Dec 21

Parent-Child Sign Language

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

All Ages | Sports & Rec | Tuesdays
$60/$65nr per couple
*additional child $15 | 6:30 - 7:15pm

Session 1: Sept 12 - Oct 24
Session 2: Nov 7 - Dec 19

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: Sept 11 - Oct 30 no class 10/9
Session 2: Nov 6 - Dec 18

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.

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

Session 1 (Tues-Thurs_Fri) : Sept 15 - Oct 12
Session 2 (Tues-Thurs-Fri) : Oct 13 - Nov 9
Session 3 (Tues-Thurs-Sun): Nov 12 - Dec 10
Session 4 (Tues-Thurs_Sun): Dec 12 - Dec 21 drop in fee only

Pickleball Tournament

A day filled with intense Pickleball action! Individual registration system, round robin tournament format, different partner each game, game balls provided, players will be grouped in the competitive level or in the recreation level. Water and healthy snacks provided. For more information, please call Jeff Myles 779-777-7264.

Sept 9 | Sept 30 | Oct 14

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.

15 yrs &up | Tuesday & Thursday
7:30 - 8:30pm | $56rs/$61nr | Haish Gym

Session 1: Sept 12 - Oct 26
Session 2: Nov 2 - Dec 21

Self Defense Kickboxing

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 yrs &up | Tuesday & Thursday
6:30 - 7:30pm | $56rs/$61nr | Haish Gym

Session 1: Sept 12 - Oct 26
Session 2: Nov 2 - Dec 21

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.

$150rs/ $160nr | 16yrs & up
Wednesdays | 7:00 - 8:30pm

Session 1: Sept 6 - Sept 27
Session 2: Oct 4 - Oct 25