Adult


Adult Fitness

CARDIO ROOM PASSES

As part of our commitment to healthy lifestyles, the Park District of Forest Park will be offering FREE Cardio Room passes to all residents 18 and up.  Stop in the Park District office today to get started on the road to a healthier you!  Must show proof of residency to obtain cardio pass.

Open to Forest Park residents only.

HOURS OF OPERATION:          Monday-Friday, 8:00am-8:00pm

                                                             Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pm

 


CALLING ALL ACTIVE ADULTS!

Active adults (61+ years old) are an important part of the community.  The Park District strives to provide activities that engage our older adults.  All of our adult programming is open to our active adults.  Our Cardio Room features work out equipment that is gentle on the body’s joints and has adjustable resistance features.  Staff is always willing to show anyone how to use the work out equipment, so please do not hesitate to ask!  If you have any questions, or program ideas we would also love to hear from you.  Please contact us at 708-366-7500.


ZUMBA

Join us for this Latin dance inspired cardio class. Instructor Marcella Caronti will teach you the basics and getting you heart pumping to the rhythmic beats of a variety of music

AGES: LOCATION:

DAY: INSTRUCTOR: FEE:

Ages: 18 & Up
Location: Administrative Building, 2nd and 3rdFloors
Days: MONDAY
Instructor: Marcella Caronti
Dates: Session 1: R: $30/ NR: $35 (5 classes) Session 2: R: $36/ NR: $41 (6 classes)

CODE

DATE

TIME

3626-1-1-0

May 1–June 5 (no class May 29)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

3626-1-2-0

July 31 – Sept 11 (no class Sept 4)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


PILATES is taking the summer off. We will resume classes again in the Fall.

This exercise class concentrates on body conditioning.  The Pilates method of body conditioning is a unique system of stretching and strengthening exercises. This method strengthens and tones muscles, improves posture, provides flexibility and balance and unites body and mind while creating a more streamlined shape.

 

 


TAI CHI QIGONG

Enjoy a gentle, beautiful and flowing Tai Chi Qigong exercise routine that is both a joy to do and deeply relaxing.  Designed to strengthen the back and improve the general health and well-being of the practitioner.

This ancient form of Chinese exercise is a gentle method of simple exercises that is easy to learn.  It consists of a sequence of 18 simple movements performed with several repeats in a fluid, continuous way, combined with good posture and deep abdominal breathing.  Better health, fitness peace of mind and so much more, as your mind and bodywork in harmony for superb results.

 

MIN/MAX: AGES: LOCATION: DAY: INSTRUCTOR: FEES:

Min/Max: 5/15
Ages:15 & up
Location: Administrative Building, 3rd Flr TUESDAY
Instructor:Mari Morales
Fee: R: $35/NR: $45

 

CODE

DATES

TIME

3633-1-1-0

May 23–June 27

10:00 am – 11:00 am

3633-1-2-0

July 11 – Aug 15

10:00 am – 11:00 am


YOGA FOR EVERYBODY

This class is designed to introduce (or welcome back) people to yoga and all the benefits gained from breathing, stretching and connecting with deep inner strength.  Please bring a yoga mat and towel to each class

Min/Max:           5/15

Ages:                   15 & Up

Location:           Administrative Building, 3rd Floor

Day:                   Tuesday

Instructor:        Beatrice DeFranco

Fees:                   R: $46/NR: $50

C

CODE

DATES

TIME

3613-1-1-0

June 20- August 15 (no class July 4)

6:30 – 7:45 pm


ZUMBA GOLD- SPONSORED BY RUSH OAK PARK HOSPITAL

2nd Wednesdays of the month, 10 to 11 a.m.

Join Rush Oak Park Hospital and the Park District of Forest Park for this free, dance-based fitness class. For the first half, we do chair-based moves; for the second, feel free to move and groove standing. Find a pace that’s right for you! To register for Zumba Gold  call (708) 660-INFO (4636)

Min/Max:           5/40

Ages:                   Seniors

Location:           Administrative Building, 2nd  Floor

Day:                   Wednesday

Instructor:        RoseMary Spirrizzi, LCSW

Fees:                  Free, pre-registration is required by calling 708-660-4636

Classes held at the Park District of Forest Park, 7501 W. Harrison St., Forest Park.

To register for Zumba Gold  call (708) 660-INFO (4636) or visit www.roph.org/calendar for more classes

and events sponsored by Healthy Motivations, Rush Oak Park Hospital’s community wellness program.

 


 

FUNCTIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM
A 60 min. conditioning and strength training class for people looking to lose weight, be more flexible, and feel stron ger. Various training methods will be used to challenge the body. Additional work with core will be included in each class.
Max: 4/8
Ages: 18 and up
Location: Administrative Building
Day: Thursday
Instructor: Eric Su

Fee: R: $50/NR: $55

3644-1-1-1

May 18–June 22

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

3644-1-2-1

July 6 – August 17 (no class July 20)

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm


OUTDOOR TRX PROGRAM

A 45 minute cardio, strength and core workout program using the TRX. Increase flexibility, strength, and core power. This is a fun and challenging workout for all levels.

MAX: 4/8
AGES: 18 & up
LOCATION: Park District of Forest Park

DAY: SATURDAY
INSTRUCTOR: Eric Su
FEE: R: $50/NR: $55

CODE

DATE

TIME

3632-1-1-0

May 13–June 17

9:00 am – 9:45 am

3632-1-2-0

July 1 – August 5

9:00 am – 9:45 am


CORE WORKSHOP

A 60 minute hands on workshop covering how to safely and effectively train core. Handout with key points discussed in workshop included.

MAX: 4/16
AGES: 18 & up
LOCATION: Park District of Forest Park DAY: THURSDAY
INSTRUCTOR: Eric Su
FEE: R: $10/NR: $12

3644-1-1-2

June 13 (Tuesday)

10:00 am – 11:00 am

3644-1-2-2

June 29 (Thursday)

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm


PICKLEBALL

What is the fastest growing sport in the USA? It’s PICKLEBALL. Pickleball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Pickleball can be played on a tennis court with the dimensions of a badminton court and a lowered net. It is played with a perforated plastic baseball (similar

to whiffle ball) and wood or composite paddles. It is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast paced, competitive game for experienced players. This is a drop in program; players will play pick up games on a rotating basis. No instruction is given. Equipment will be provided by the Park District.

Min/Max: 2/8
Ages: 16 & up
Location: Tennis Courts #5 and #6
Day: TUESDAY
Instructor: Park District Staff

Fee: $5 per visit

CODE

DATES

TIME

3309-1-0-0

June 20 – July 25

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm


BOCCE BALL LEAGUE

Bocce is an ancient game of skill, accuracy, and strategy! It’s fun to play, simple to learn, good game to socialize with friends, and no training or gear is needed! Teams are all made up of four players. This league will last for 8 weeks.

Max: 8
Ages: 18 & up
Location: Park District of Forest Park Bocce Ball Courts

Day: SUNDAY
Instructor: Park District Staff
Fee: R: $40/NR: $50

 

CODE

DATE

TIME

3306-1-0-0

June 11–Aug 6 (no activity on July 2)

9:00 am or 10:00 games


ULTIMATE FRISBEE

Ultimate Frisbee is a high-paced competitive sport that combines soccer and football with two goals on both sides of the field.  The two teams that are on the field are trying to advance the Frisbee across the opponent’s goal line.  Teams will learn the proper way to throw a Frisbee and play recreational games against their peers.  You may drop-in each week for this program.  PLEASE REGISTER EARLY!

Min/Max:         14/28

Ages:                  15 & Up

Location:           Veteran’s Stadium, 7501 Harrison Street, Forest Park, IL 60130

Day:                    Sunday

Instructor:         Park District Staff

Fees:                   Preregister: $15, Daily: $3 per person

Code                    Date                                       Time

3308-3-1-0        April 9-May 28                      8:00pm-10:00pm

 


Adult Enrichment

Classes can be found in the 2017 Summer Brochure while this page is currently being updated.