CRETE | The following programs, unless otherwise indicated, are held at the Crete Park District’s Willard Wood Center, 515 First St. in Crete. Registration is required for all programs at the Willard Wood Center or online unless otherwise indicated, and plan to register at least one week in advance to guarantee that the classes will run. For more information, call (708) 672-6969 or log on at cretepark.com.
PEE WEE PE
The Crete Park District has created a very special gym class just for little ones ages 3-5. We’ll keep them busy and happy in this fun program full of sports, games and exercise. It takes place from 5-5:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Crete Elementary Gym and the next session will run March 5-26. The fee is $28 for residents of Crete Park District and $42 for nonresidents.
The Crete Park District has created a new fitness class just for homeschoolers in kindergarten through sixth grade from 1:30-2:45 p.m. on Mondays. The next session will run March 4-25. The fee is $20 for residents of Crete Park District and $30 for nonresidents.
KIDS BOOT CAMP
Help your kids get preconditioned for their sports leagues by signing them up for Crete Park District’s boot camp. This program is for ages 8-12 and takes place from 5-6 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. The first session will run March 4-27. The fee is $80 for residents of Crete Park District and $85 for nonresidents.
Drums Alive is a fun, family oriented exercise class which combines traditional aerobic moves with the powerful beat and rhythms of drumming using drumsticks and a stability ball. Class is held from 6-7 p.m. Mondays at Crete Elementary. The next session will run Feb. 25-March 25 and costs $24 for residents of Crete Park District and $36 for nonresidents.
NEW DANCE CLASSES
The Crete Park District is adding jazz and Hip Hop dance classes to its schedule. Jazz for ages 6-9 will take place from 7-7:45 p.m. Thursdays and ages 10 and up meet from 7:45-8:30 p.m. The first session will run Feb. 28-April 11. Hip Hop for ages 6-9 will take place from 6-6:45 p.m. on Fridays and ages 10 and up will have class from 7-7:45 p.m. The first session will run March 1-April 12. The fee per session for each of these classes is $55 for residents of Crete Park District and $65 for nonresidents.
ALL DAY RECESS
For kids with that random day off of school, Crete Park District offers kids an unplugged program called All Day Recess. We’ll have fun all day long the old-fashioned way playing games and sports and doing arts and crafts. The next All Day Recess will take place on March 4: kids can be dropped off as early as 7 a.m. and the latest pickup is 6 p.m. The fee is $22 for the day. Participants need to dress for the weather and bring a lunch.
The Crete Park District is offering Tumblebear’s Parent-Tot Gymnastics class from 4:45-5:20 p.m. Tuesdays. This is a great opportunity to spend quality time with your little one. The next session will run March 5-26 and costs $33 for residents of Crete Park District and $49 for nonresidents.
Join the Crete Park District’s stress relieving workout. Hatha Yoga takes place from 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays with the next session running Feb. 26-April 9. The fee is $55 for residents of Crete Park District and $65 for nonresidents
ADULT BOOT CAMP
The Crete Park District is now offering Boot Camp for Adults from 6-7 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. The next session will run March 4-27 and costs $80 for residents of Crete Park District and $85 for nonresidents. Please bring a yoga mat and water to class.
The Crete Park District is offering a variety of Zumba classes including Zumba, Zumba Gold and Zumba Express. Zumba is from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays with the next session running March 5-28. Fee is $44 for residents of Crete Park District and $56 for nonresidents. Zumba Gold is from 9-10 a.m. Wednesdays and Zumba Express is from 4-4:45 p.m. on Wednesdays. The next session for each of these classes will run March 6-27 and the fee is $24.