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New Year – Fresh Start

January 3, 2019

The New Year is a great time reflect on the past and look forward to the future. With 63 parks, over 20 miles of trails, and 30+ fitness classes offered each season, there are plenty of ways to make health a priority in the New Year. But did you know that we also offer hundreds of classes throughout the year just for adults! If your resolution is to learn something new, the Park District makes it easy to be a lifelong learner.

From Athletics to Dance, Limelight Theatre to Cooking, there are so many new things to try! Here are just a few program highlights from the Winter/Spring Catalog:

Filmmaking 101

Learn the fundamentals of film analysis and production. Get an introduction to the language of cinema as you become an active viewer, and turn those insights into film making skills. Additional instruction in cinematography, editing, and sound will prepare you to create your own films.

Sundays, January 13-27 | 4:30-7:30pm | $49(R)/$58(N)

Learn to Crochet

Tired of spending a fortune on scarves, sweaters, and baby blankets? Do it yourself! Crochet is a creative and inexpensive hobby that has quickly risen in popularity among the DIY community. Students will walk away with an understanding of basic crochet stitches and leave with a handmade scarf to show off. Fee includes one metal crochet hook and colored yarn.

Wednesdays, January 16-February 20 | 7:00-8:30pm | $49(R)/$58(N)

Archery 1

If you have never shot a bow and arrow before, or it has been a number of years since you have, then this is the class for you. USA Archery certified instructors will teach you basics and how to be safe doing so. Learn proper shooting form to help you meet the goals for advancing your skills, as each new level of archery will bring new challenges.

Mondays, January 7-28 or February 4-25 | 5:30-6:30pm | $59(R)/$69(N)

Adult Ballet

Whether you’re new to ballet or returning to the art, this class is for you. Work on the fundamentals of ballet technique through barre and floor exercises, while working on flexibility and strengthening your body. Comfortable clothing and ballet shoes required.

Mondays, February 25-April 8 | 8:00-9:00pm | $45(R)/$54(N)

What will you learn in 2019? Register online today. We’re so sure that you will be satisfied with our classes, we guarantee it! Check out our Satisfaction Guaranteed Policy.