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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 8:00-8:50 pm | Sports & Rec
Session 1: Jan 24 - Mar 21 $54rs/$64nr
Session 2: Apr 4 - May 23 $48rs/$58nr

Parent-Child Sign Language

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

6 yr olds and up | Sports & Rec
Tuesdays | 6:00-6:50pm

Session 1: Jan 24 - Mar 21 $64rs/$74nr per couple *additional child $15

Session 2: Apr 4 - May 23 $57rs/$67nr per couple *additional child $15

Ballroom Dance

Grab your partner and learn how to glide across the floor with a variety of dance styles. These dances come from different areas and parts of the world. This program introduces basic steps for dances including Rumba, Cha Cha, Tango, Waltz, and Fox Trot. No special shoes are required. Dress comfortably.

Mondays | Sports & Rec Center

Ballroom Dance 1 7:00-8:00pm
Session 1:
Jan 23 - Mar 20
$65rs/$75nr per couple
Session 2:
Apr 3 - May 22
$58rs/$68nr per couple

Ballroom Dance 2* 8:15-9:15pm
Session 1:
Jan 23 - Mar 20
$65rs/$75nr per couple
Session 2:
Apr 3 - May 22
$58rs/$68nr per couple

*Ballroom Dance 2 participants must have completed Ballroom Dance 1 or have previous Ballroom dance experience.

Private Dance Lessons

Annie Hawkins offers affordable private Ballroom, Latin, Nightclub, Salsa, and Country Western lessons. Classes are taught in a fun and easy way, so that ANYONE with the desire can learn to dance. Private lessons are available afternoons, evenings, and weekends.

Hourly rates start at $65 per hour. Package rates are also available. For booking information please call Haish Gym at (815)756-8560

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 | 11:00am-1:00pm
Sports & Rec Center $20rs/$25nr, $5 daily drop-in fee

Session 1: Dec 4 - Jan 3
Session 2: Jan 5 - Jan 31
Session 3: Feb 2 - Feb 28
Session 4: Mar 2 - Mar 28
Session 5: Mar 30 - Apr 25

Water Exercise

Jump right into this class and build cardiovascular fitness and strength. Just like swimming, our water exercise classes are easy on your joints, yet challenging enough to help you reach new levels of fitness. Because of their low-impact format, water aerobics classes are suitable for every age and fitness level.

Age: 16 & up
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 6:00 - 7:00pm
Location: Huntley Pool

Session 1: Thursdays Jan 12 - Feb 9 $32rs/$42nr
Session 2: Tues & Thurs
Feb 14 - Mar 9 $52rs/$62nr
Feb 14 - Mar 7 $26rs/$36nr
Feb 16 - Mar 9 $26rs/$36nr
Session 3: Tues & Thurs
Mar 14 - Apr 13 $52rs/$62nr
Mar 14 - Apr 11 $26rs/$36nr
Mar 16 - Apr 13 $26rs/$36nr
Session 4: Tues & Thurs
Apr 20 - May 16 $52rs/$62nr
Apr 25 - May 16 $26rs/$36nr
Apr 20 - May 11 $26rs/$36nr

Benefits.... There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba class. Water also creates natural resistance, which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles.