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Tennis

Beginner with Tim Hibbens


        

Ages 18+, Mondays, 6/14-8/2, 11 AM-12 PM, Central School, $168/185, 118710-12
Ages 18+, Wednesdays, 6/16-8/4, 11 AM-12 PM, Central School, $192/211, 118710-16

Students are introduced to the game of tennis and receive basic instruction of forehand, backhand, serve, volley, rules, scoring, and proper tennis etiquette. No class: July 5. If COVID restriction change: class canceled and a partial refund issued.

Advanced Beginner with Tim Hibbens


        

Ages 18+, Tuesdays, 6/15-8/3, 11 AM-12 PM, Central School, $192/211, 118710-14
Ages 18+, Thursdays, 6/17-8/5, 11 AM-12 PM, Central School, $192/211, 118710-18
Ages 18+, Saturdays, 6/19-8/7, 11 AM-12 PM, Central School, $168/185, 118710-20

For students who have progressed past the beginner program, this class emphasizes stroke refinement and match play. No class: July 3. If COVID restriction change: class canceled and a partial refund issued.

Intermediate Drill & Play with Tim Hibbens


        

Ages 18+, Tuesdays, 6/15-8/3, 9:30-11 AM, Central School, $240/264, 118710-13
Ages 18+, Thursdays, 6/17-8/5, 9:30-11 AM, Central School,$240/264, 118710-17

45-minute drills start each session. The emphasis is on organized match play with the intent of putting into effect what has been mastered from previous practice. Varied competitions with tips from the pros strengthen game skills. The level of play is advanced, so acceptance into the group play situation is set up at the teaching pro's discretion. If COVID restriction change: class canceled and a partial refund issued.

Advanced Drill & Play with Tim Hibbens


        

Ages 18+, Mondays, 6/14-8/2, 9:30-11 AM, Central School, $210/231, 118710-11
Ages 18+, Wednesdays, 6/16-8/4, 9:30-11 AM, Central School, $240/264, 118710-15
Ages 18+, Saturdays, 6/19-8/7, 9:30-11 AM, Central School, $210/231, 118710-19

45-minute drills start each session. The emphasis is on organized match play with the intent of putting into effect what has been mastered from previous practice. Varied competitions with tips from the pros strengthen game skills. The level of play is advanced, so acceptance into the group play situation is set up at the teaching pro's discretion. No class: July 3 and 5. If COVID restriction change: class canceled and a partial refund issued.

Fitness Classes

Moving with Weights with Marianne Nicolosi


        

Age 18+, Tuesdays, 6/1-6/29, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center, $100/110, 117703-05
Age 18+, Thursdays, 6/3-7/1, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center, $100/110, 117703-06
Age 18+, Tuesdays, 7/6-7/27, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center, $80/88, 117703-07
Age 18+, Thursdays, 7/8-7/29, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center, $80/88, 117703-08
Age 18+, Tuesdays, 8/3-8/31, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center, $100/110, 117703-09
Age 18+, Thursdays, 8/5-9/2, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center, $100/110, 117703-10

This low-impact progressive cardio and weights program strengthens, improves muscle tone, and increases bone density. Using various weights plus simple step moves, this workout boosts upper and lower body strength and burns calories. If COVID restrictions change, the class moved online and no refund offered.

Row & Go Interval with Sandy Culver Favorite!


        

Age 18+, Tuesdays, 6/1-6/29, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center, $100/110, 117705-03
Age 18+, Tuesdays, 7/6-7/27, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center, $80/88, 117705-05
Age 18+, Tuesdays, 8/10-8/31, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center, $80/88, 117705-07

Instructors combine rowing intervals with dynamics sculpting exercises for the perfect balance of cardio and strength training. This heart-pumping, sweat-drenched, total body burn is as fun as it is effective. New to rowing? Don’t sweat it - we’ll teach you everything you need to know. No class: August 3. If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and a refund offered.

Power Lunch Body Conditioning with Karen Campion NEW!


        

Age 18+, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5/11-5/27, 12:30-1:15 PM, Takiff Center, $108/119, 117704-01
Age 18+, Tuesdays Only, 5/11-5/25, 12:30-1:15 PM, Takiff Center, $60/66, 117704-02
Age 18+, Thursdays Only, 5/13-5/27, 12:30-1:15 PM, Takiff Center, $60/66, 117704-03

35 minutes of nonstop movement! A low-impact high efficient full-body workout using light weights and classic exercises to burn calories, gain strength/tone, muscular endurance, mobility, stability/balance, and coordination (brainpower). Core stability is honed through the standing super-sets, and even more, the focus is paid to all layers of the abdominal and glutes as the workout ends on the mat with crunches, planks, and bridges. Join us both Tuesdays and Thursdays for workouts that complement each other and let's move toward our goals together! No drop-ins are allowed. Must pre-register. If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued.

Broadway & Beyond Dancewith Monica O’Connor


        

Age 18+, Wednesdays, 6/2-8/25, 9-10:15 AM, Takiff Center Fitness Studio, $20/22 per class

Let’s dance! A fabulous, invigorating dance class with music from all genres, including pop, rock, Latin, Broadway, and even a little hip hop! You will learn a new dance combination every few classes along with stretching, toning, and strength training. Some dance familiarity is recommended but not required. It will be the most fun you’ve ever had on a Tuesday morning!

Rowing, Resistance, & Rolling with Sandy Culver Favorite!


        

Age 18+, Thursdays, 6/3-7/1, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center, $80/88, 117705-04
Age 18+, Thursdays, 7/8-7/29, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center, $80/88, 117705-06
Age 18+, Thursdays, 8/12-9/2, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center, $80/88, 117705-08

Get ready to work your whole body and then hit the foam rollers! This class pairs moderate to high-intensity rowing with a variety of strength training exercises, followed by foam rolling to release muscle tightness. Targeting every major muscle group, the class is designed to increase your cardiovascular fitness, build strength and prevent injuries with deep tissue rolling (self-myofascial release). Open to all levels of fitness; no rowing or rolling experience necessary. Beginners welcome! Bring a mat and water bottle. We'll supply the foam rollers but you're welcome to bring your own. No class: June 10, August 5. If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and a refund offered.

Pilates Yoga Fusion with Silvia Strazzarino Outdoors!


        

Age 18+, Thursdays, 6/3-7/1, 10:30-11:30 AM, Lakefront Park/Glencoe Beach, $100/110, 117709-03
Age 18+, Thursdays, 7/8-7/29, 10:30-11:30 AM, Lakefront Park/Glencoe Beach, $80/88, 117709-04
Age 18+, Thursdays, 8/5-9/2, 10:30-11:30 AM, Lakefront Park/Glencoe Beach, $100/110, 117709-05

This all-level practice adds the benefits of yoga to Pilates mat work. Building core strength with classic Pilates sequences, short yoga moments are incorporated to add flexibility and mobility. Added challenges are shared for those who want a more challenging workout. Class may be held indoors or online if there is inclement weather. If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and a refund offered.

All Levels Yoga with Silvia Strazzarino Outdoors!


        

Age 18+, Fridays, 6/4-7/2, 8:30-9:30 AM, Lakefront Park/Glencoe Beach, $100/110, 117708-03
Age 18+, Fridays, 7/9-7/30, 8:30-9:30 AM, Lakefront Park/Glencoe Beach, $80/88, 117708-04
Age 18+, Fridays, 8/6-9/3, 8:30-9:30 AM, Lakefront Park/Glencoe Beach, $100/110, 117708-05

This class is for all levels where, while flowing, we could either slow down or build the stamina up a notch with more challenging options. Options for extra challenges or to tone it down! Class may be held indoors or online if there is inclement weather. If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and a refund offered.

Sunrise Yoga with Steve Franks Outdoors!


        

Ages 18+, Sunday, 6/13-9/5, 8:30-9:30 AM, Glencoe Beach, $20/22 per class, 117716
Ages 18+, Tuesdays, 6/15-8/31, 6:45-7:45 AM, Glencoe Beach, $20/22 per class, 117716

Join Steve Franks for an hour-long dynamic flow at our beautiful lakefront. Soothing music will help guide participants as we link movement and breath. Searching for rough edges and learning to soften both physically and mentally is the ultimate goal of this community practice. This class will meet down near the Glencoe Beach Trellis and Beach House.

Burn by the Beach with Heather Wojteczko Outdoors!


        

Age 18+, Saturdays, 6/5-7/31, 8:30-9:30 AM, Lakefront Park/Glencoe Beach, $15 per class, 117706

We'll incorporate resistance training, cardiovascular training, as well as body weight work... everything you need to really feel the burn! Please come prepared with dumbbells, a mat, water bottle, and towel. Modifications will make this class accessible and successful for all ages and fitness levels. Masks are not required as class is outdoors and socially distanced.  If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and a refund offered.

Join us for a FREE Burn by the Beach preview class on May 29 (8:30-9:30 AM). Kick-off your summer with a free burn by the beach workout! 

Zumba with Melissa Kerpel and Kate Wettergren Outdoors!


        

Age 18+, Saturdays, 6/5-8/28, 8:30-9:30 AM, Takiff Center Back Parking Lot, $10 per class, 117711

Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program. Zumba participants achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in one exciting hour of calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements! The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavor and international zest into the mix and you've got Zumba! If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and a refund offered.

Paddleboard Yoga Outdoors!


        

Ages 18+, Saturdays, 6/19-8/14, 7:45-8:45 AM, Glencoe Beach, $256/282, 101801-01
Ages 18+, Sundays, 6/20-8/15, 8:45-9:45 AM, Glencoe Beach, $256/282, 101801-02

SUP (stand up paddle) and yoga is a fun way to challenge your practice and paddle skills. Each session will involve active paddling along with strengthening and restorative yoga postures on the board. Work on your balance and core strength as you float on Lake Michigan. No prior paddling or yoga experience is required. Basic paddling techniques will be covered and options for yoga postures will be provided. We start with a short yoga sequence on land to practice in the water. All levels are welcome. No drop-ins allowed; participants must pre-register. Life jackets are provided. No class: July 3 & 4.

Ceramics

Adult Ceramics All Levels


        

Age 18+, Thursdays, 6/17-8/5, 10 AM-1 PM, Takiff Center, $360/396, 119716-03
Ages 18+, Thursdays, 6/17-8/5, 6-9 PM, Takiff Center, $360/396, 119716-04

This all-levels, beginners welcome, hybrid class allows students the choice of working in the studio or from home for the session. The instructor will teach from the studio while broadcasting demonstrations live on Zoom. Students working from home will have materials and tools provided and have their work fired using a no-contact pick-up and drop-off system. The instructor will do a new demonstration each week using hand-building and wheel throwing techniques. This class is designed to accommodate new and returning students. If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued.

Adult Ceramics Intermediate


        

Age 18+, Mondays, 6/14-8/2, 6-9 PM, Takiff Center, $360/396, 119716-05
Age 18+, Wednesdays, 6/16-8/4, 10 AM-1 PM, Takiff Center, $360/396, 119716-06

This course is designed for continuing students with a minimum of two years experience.  Students will build on their existing skills to create more complex forms and focus on developing their own style. Individual instruction allows students to work on custom projects of their choice. This hybrid class allows students the choice of working in the studio or from home for the session. If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued. 

Art

The Artist's Studio with Cheryl Steiger


        

Age 18+, Thursdays, 6/17-8/5, 10 AM-12 PM, Virtual/Online , $263 /289 , 119737-02

Using photos, still life, and your imagination, work in the drawing or painting medium of your choice in this individualized online class. Individual instruction will be given on techniques. lncluded in your fee is access to a digital library of recordings from the class session. 

Botanical Drawing with Cheryl Steiger


        

Age 18+, Thursdays, 6/17-8/5, 1-3 PM, Virtual/Online , $263 /289 , 119722-02

Develop strong drawing skills for botanical art. In this class, students will draw live plants and from photographs. In addition, they will learn how to enhance illustrations with colored pencils, pen, ink, and watercolor. lncluded in your fee is access to a digital library of recordings from the class session. 

Figure Drawing with Cheryl Steiger


        

Age 18+, Tuesdays, 6/15-8/3, 9-11:30 AM, Takiff Center , $309 /340 , 119720-02

In this introductory, in-person course, students will draw the human form from live models. Each class will include a gesture drawing and a longer pose. This class is great for beginning students or for those who would like to draw or paint a live model. Price includes model fee. Included in your fee is access to a digital library of recordings from the class session. If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued.

Watercolor with Cheryl Steiger


        

Age 18+, Wednesdays, 6/16-8/4, 12:30-3 PM, Takiff Center , $270 /297 , 119733-02

Students will learn the basics and explore new methods for more advanced painters. This studio class offers individual instruction, with students progressing at their own pace. Included in your fee is access to a digital library of recordings from the class session. If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued.

Plein Air: The Lake Michigan Landscape with Cheryl Steiger NEW!


        

Ages 18+, Wednesday, 6/9, 10 AM-12 PM, Glencoe Beach, $33/37, 119724-01
Ages 18+, Wednesday, 6/26, 10 AM-12 PM, Glencoe Beach, $33/37, 119724-02
Ages 18+, Wednesday, 6/30, 10 AM-12 PM, Glencoe Beach, $33/37, 119724-03
Ages 18+, Wednesday, 7/14, 10 AM- 12 PM, Glencoe Beach, $33/37, 119724-04
Ages 18+, Wednesday, 7/28, 10 AM- 12 PM, Glencoe Beach, $33/37, 119724-05
Ages 18+, Wednesday, 8/11, 10 AM- 12 PM, Glencoe Beach, $33/37, 119724-06

Paint the ever-changing and always engaging landscapes of Glencoe's lakefront! Learn how to paint in the outdoors. Topics include the basics of selecting your location and view, capturing the weather and light at a particular time of day, and setting up a landscape palette. Drawing, composition, and color will be emphasized. Instruction is geared towards oil, acrylic, and pastel, and watercolor. Gain the foundation you need to paint outdoors! 

Pickleball

Beginner Pickleball with Carl Rosenthal


        

Ages 30+, Tuesdays, 5/18-6/22, 3-4:30 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-10
Ages 30+, Tuesdays, 7/6-8/10, 3-4:30 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-12
Ages 30+, Tuesdays, 7/6-8/10, 4:30-6 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-13
Ages 30+, Thursdays, 7/8-8/12, 6-7:30 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-14

Come and learn the fastest growing racket sport in America! Pickleball is a combination of tennis and ping pong played with a whiffle ball on a badminton size court. Our beginners Pickleball workshop will allow you to learn about the game, understand the rules and scoring and develop the skills needed to play. These 90-minute lessons are taught by an experienced player and all equipment is provided. No drop-ins allowed. If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and partial refund offered.

Intermediate Pickleball with Carl Rosenthal


        

Ages 30+, Thursdays, 5/20-6/24, 3-4:30 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-11
Ages 30+, Tuesdays, 7/6-8/10, 6-7:30 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-15
Ages 30+, Thursdays, 7/8-8/12, 3-4:30 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-16
Ages 30+, Thursdays, 7/8-8/12, 4:30-6 PM, Watts Courts, $125/140, 115600-17

For the intermediate pickleball player, students will expand on skills and game strategy learned during beginner class. This class is designed for those who have played the game and want to further improve their game. These 90-minute lessons are taught by an experienced player and all equipment is provided. No drop-ins allowed. If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and partial refund offered.