Tuesday Open Gym Soccer
THROUGH MARCH 27, 6-7 p.m. kindergartners through fifth-graders; 7-8 p.m. sixth- to eighth-graders; 8-9:30 p.m. adults, Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 Mahoney Drive, Hammond. 219.554.0155. gohammond.com. The gym is open to youth and adult soccer players of all skill levels. Players need to bring shin guards and a ball. A soccer coach/trainer will be available for the first hour of the night, open to kindergartners through fifth-graders.
2018 Valentine's 5K
FEB. 11, 9 a.m., Valparaiso High School, 2727 N. Campbell, Valparaiso. runsignup.com. A Race the Region event, this 5K run/walk travels through the scenic neighborhood of Forest Park and features a few rolling hills.
FEB. 11, Southlake Family YMCA, 1450 S. Court St., Crown Point. 219.663.5810. slymca.org. Both members and nonmembers are invited to compete in this annual indoor triathlon. Participants will swim for 10 minutes, bike for 15 minutes and run/walk for 15 minutes.
FEB. 20-MARCH 27, 4:30-5:20 p.m. Tuesdays, Eisenhower Fitness & Community Center, 2550 178th St., Lansing. 708.474.8552. lanoakparkdistrict.org. This fun and energetic ballet-inspired workout will lengthen and define the entire body using the studio ballet barres, light free weights and resistance bands. FEB. 13: Registration deadline.
ONGOING, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Northwest Athletic Club, 301 W. Kieffer Road, Michigan City. 219.879.4401. northwestathleticclub.net. A Michigan Gold Gloves four-time state champion leads participants through workouts suitable for all levels that teach proper mechanics while improving stamina and strength.
ONGOING, 9:30-10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Friday, Griffith Family YMCA, 201 N. Griffith Blvd., Griffith. 219.750.1082. griffithymca.org. This class for active older adults captures the essence of rhythm and movement combined with a creative spirit that delivers results for both body and mind. Participants will use drumsticks and an exercise ball to keep time to the music while getting their body moving and feet stomping.
ONGOING, 5-6 p.m. Thursdays, Duneland Family YMCA, 215 Roosevelt St., Chesterton. 219.926.4204. dunelandymca.org. This fast-paced spin class provides an intense cardio workout while still catering to participants of all fitness levels.
Step it up and Tone
ONGOING, 7-7:50 p.m. Wednesdays, World Gym Cedar Lake, 12937 Wicker Ave., Unit E, Cedar Lake. 219.390.7600. worldgym.com/cedar-lake. Participants can burn calories and tone with this cardio workout.