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.


 

FITNESS DEMO DAYS

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 5th THROUGH SEPTEMBER 8TH

Come in to any of our scheduled fitness classes and try them out for free with no obligation to sign up!  Try one or try all!  If you enjoy the class and you wish to continue, sign up for the remainder of the session.

 

Classes include:

Pilates (M/W), Tai Chi QiGong (Tues), Piloxing (Wed) and Yoga for Everybody (Tues)


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: $45/NR: $55**

 

Code               Date                                        Time

3613-2-1-0      Session 1: Sept. 5-Oct. 10     6:30pm-7:45pm

3613-2-2-0      Session 2: Oct. 24-Nov. 28    6:30pm-7:45pm

** There is a typo in the printed and online brochure for the non- resident rate. The above $55 is the correct fee.


PILOXING

PILOXING uniquely blends the power, speed and agility of boxing with the beautiful sculpting and flexibility of Pilates. It is a combination of standing Pilates, boxing and dance and is done either in bare feet or gym shoes and using ½ lb. hand weights (gloves, no free weights). It’s a great core and cardio workout! Glove hand weights can be ordered from the instructor.
No class October 4th!

 

Min/Max:
Ages: 16+
Location: Administrative Building, 2nd Floor
Day: Wednesday
Instructor: Christine Nazario
Fee: $40 R/$43 NR
Code               Date                                        Time

3619-2-1-0      Sept. 13-Oct. 25                     5:30 PM – 6:30 PM


 PILATES

This class is a highly effective way to shape up, slim down, and feel great.  The effective mind-body approach to exercise combines deep breathing techniques with core conditioning exercises

 

Min/Max:         6/25

Ages:               15 & Up

Location:         Administrative Building, 3rd Floor

Day:                Monday and Wednesday

Instructor:       Laura Dolly

Fee:                 Session 1: R: $85/NR: $105 

Code               Date                                        Time

3611-2-1-0      Sept. 11th-Dec. 13th                 5:30pm-6:30pm

(No class 10/9 or 11/22)


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:         5/15

Ages:               15 & Up

Location:         Administrative Building, 3rd Floor

Day:                Tuesday

Instructor:       Mari Morales

Fees:               R: $35/NR: $45

 

Code               Date                                        Time

3633-2-1-0      Session 1: Aug. 29th-Oct 3rd  10:00am-11:00am

3633-2-2-0      Session 2: Oct. 17th-Nov. 21st 10:00am-11:00am


YOGA IN THE PARK

Spending time connecting with nature nourishes the soul, renews and attunes us to the earth’s natural rhythms.  It reminds us that we are as much a part of nature as are the leaves on a tree or water bubbling in a brook. Join us for morning yoga in the park to warm your muscles, enjoy the view and commune with nature in our beautiful park!

Yoga is a wonderfully convenient activity that can be enjoyed practically anywhere. So why not combine it with a healthy dose of fresh air this summer and take part in our Yoga in the Park.

Yoga is a series of gentle stretches and poses that tone your body, calm your mind, reduce stress and improve flexibility. A yoga session in the park is a relaxing, Zenlike way to commune with nature and bask in the beauty of the surrounding environment.

 

Min/Max:         5/15

Ages:               15 & Up

Location:         Administrative Building, 3rd Floor

Day:                Monday

Instructor:       Mari Morales

Fees:               R: $35/NR: $45

 

Code               Date                                                    Time

3613-2-1-1      Session 1: Sept. 11 –Oct. 16              9:00am-9:45am

3613-2-2-1      Session 2: Oct. 30- Dec. 4                 9:00am-9:45am


PILOXING

PILOXING uniquely blends the power of speed and agility of boxing with the beautiful sculpting andf flexibility of Pilates. It is a combination of standing Pilates, boxing and dance and is done in bare feet or gym shoes and uses ½ pound hand weights (gloves, no free weights). It’s a great core and cardio workout! Glove hand weights can be ordered from the instructor.

 

Min/Max:         5/30

Ages:               16 & Up

Location:         Administrative Building, 2nd  Floor

Day:                Wednesday

Instructor:       Christine Nazario

Fee:                 R: $40/NR: $43

Code               Date                                                    Time

3619-2-1-0      Sept. 13- Oct. 25 (No class Oct. 4)   5:30pm- 6:30pm

3611-2-2-0       Oct. 30th-Dec.13th                             5:30pm-6:30pm

 


ZUMBA GOLD- SPONSORED BY RUSH OAK PARK HOSPITAL

First and third 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:                All ages 18 and up including Active Adults/ 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.


BREAKTHROUGH WORKOUTS

Rev up your body’s fat burning mechanism.  Tighten and tone your muscles for strength and endurance.  Work on flattening and shaping your core for a slimmer physique.  Eric Su will put you through an intensive workout to assist you with meeting your goals.  Bring a water bottle to hydrate and a towel to soak up your sweat.

 

Max:                4/16

Ages:               18 & up

Location:         Administrative Building, 3rd FL

Day:                Thursday

Instructor:       Eric Su

Fee:                 R: $35/NR: $40

 

Code               Date                                                                Time

3642-2-0-0      August 24- September 28 (no class Sept. 7 & 14)     7:30pm-8:20pm


 FUNCTIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM

A 60 min. conditioning and strength training class for people looking to lose weight, be more flexible, and feel stronger.  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 & up

Location:         Administrative Building, 3rd FL

Day:                Thursday

Instructor:       Eric Su

Fee:                 R: $50 /NR: $55

 

Code               Date                                        Time

3644-2-0-1      Sept. 21- October 26              6:30pm- 7:30pm


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

3632-2-0-0      Sept. 16- Oct. 21                    9:00am-9:45am


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: $15

 

Code               Date                                                    Time

3644-2-0-2      Nov. 2                                                 6:30pm-7:30pm


SELF DEFENSE WORKSHOP

MONDAY, OCTOBER 23

The techniques and strategies taught will bolster in mind and body giving you confidence. Techniques will be taught, practiced and discussed in a variety of situations from beginner to intermediate.  Lessons and techniques are presented in a way that any physical skill level will benefit from the experience.  We will discuss and practice the secret to Self Defense that starts before any physical defense is required. Wear comfortable clothes that allow a wide range of movement.

Min/Max:         5/20

Ages:               16+

Location:         Administrative Building, 2nd Floor

Day:                Monday

Instructor:       Chad Koch

Fee:                 R: $30/NR: $35

 

Code               Date                                                    Time

3404-2-0-0      October 23                                          6:30pm-9:00pm


GONG BATH SOUND MEDITATION

A gong bath is a meditative relaxation experience for any overworked, stressed out mom or dad where a gong is played and vibrations “wash” over the participants inducing deep relaxation. During a gong bath, participants lay down on yoga mats, relax, close their eyes and listen to vibrational sounds of the gong. No meditation or yoga experience required or necessary. Some benefits include, deep relaxation, diminished anxiety and insomnia, combats physical pain, low energy, depression and headaches, and increase self-awareness.

 

Max:                4/16

Ages:               18 & up

Location:         Park District of Forest Park

Day:                Friday

Instructor:       Sonya Andonov

Fee:                 R: $25/NR: $30

 

Code               Date                                                    Time

3708-2-1-0      September 22                                     6:00pm-7:30pm

3708-2-2-0      October 13                                          6:00pm-7:30pm

3708-2-3-0      November 10                                      6:00pm-7:30pm


 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.  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               Dates                                      Time

3308-2-0-0      September 10-October 22      8:00pm-10:00pm


ADULT COED RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL

Here’s your chance to get some exercise and have fun playing recreational volleyball.  All you need to do is bring yourself and teams will be put together at the gym.  Pay at the door, or save by pre-paying for the entire session.

Min/Max:         6/12

Ages:               18 & Up (16 & Up with parental permission)

Location:         Forest Park Middle School Gym

Day:                Tuesday

Instructor:       Park District Staff

Fees:               Preregister: $20

Daily: $5 per person

 

Code               Dates                                      Time

3307-2-0-0      November 14-December 19   7:30pm-9:00pm


ADULT TENNIS LESSONS (Ages 14 & up)

This class is for the player who is just starting to play tennis. The player will learn the following fundamentals of tennis: how to hold hold/grip the racquet, footwork, forehand/backhand strokes, proper stance, service motion/toss, hand eye coordination and volley/net play.  Instructor will incorporate fun and stimulating tennis games and activities throughout the lesson.

Min/Max:        6/12

Location:       Tennis Courts

Dates:            September 16-October 14

Instructor:      Skyline Athletes Staff

Fee:                R: $50/NR: $60

 

Code              Ages                           Time

3401-2-0-1    14 & up                      10:00-11:00am


Adult Enrichment

FLEECE BLANKET

Join Sandy Byrnes as she takes you step-by-step through the design process of making your very own fleece blanket.  Participants need 1.5 yards of TWO different pieces of fleece.

Min/Max:         5/15

Ages:               16 years and up

Location:         Building 4

Day:                Thursday

Instructor:       Sandy Byrnes

Fees:               R: $10/NR; $15

 

Code               Date                                        Time

3104-3-4-0      November 16                          6:30pm-8:00pm


Adult Learn to Sew

Learn the basics of using a sewing machine with Sandy Byrnes. She will guide you through the how to pick out thread and material and will go through the basic features of your machine. You will complete a simple sewing project using the sewing machine. Please bring your own sewing machine to class. Don’t have sewing machine? The Park District has three machines available on a first come-first served basis.

Min/Max:       5/15

Ages:             16+ years old

Location:       Administrative Building, 2nd Floor

Day:                Thursday

Instructor:    Sandy Byrnes

Fees:              R: $20/NR: $25

 

Code               Dates                                                              Time

3114-2-0-0      November 30                                                  6:30 pm – 8:00 pm


Paint and Pour!

Looking for a fun night out with your friends? We have the night out for you! Join us for an inspirational night of painting your very own wine glasses or door decors. We will provide the supplies for your masterpiece as you are guided step by step to create beautiful works of art.

Min/Max:         6/25

Ages:               15 & Up

Location:         Administrative Building, 3rd Floor

Day:                TBD

Instructor:       Marilyn Anderson

Fee:                 R: $30/NR: $35

Code               Date                                        Time

3203-2-2-0      October 27                              6:00-7:30pm


Paint with Wood!

This seasonll themed paint night is sure to be a fun filled event with friends! Join us for an inspirational night painting your very own wood home decoration. All supplies will be provided for your masterpeiece as you are guided step by step to create a beautiful new piece for your home or as a gift!

 

Min/Max:         6/25

Ages:               15 & Up

Location:         Administrative Building, 3rd Floor

Day:                Saturday

Instructor:       Marilyn Anderson

Fee:                 R: $30/NR: $35

Code               Date                                        Time

3202-2-1-0      October 14  (Fall Theme)       6:00-8:00pm

3202-2-2-0      December 16(Winter Theme) 6:00-8:00pm

 

 

 

 

updated 08/15/2017