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ADULT & FAMILY FITNESS PROGRAMS at WOMEN's PARK

Looking for top notch fitness programs for low cost? Coca-Cola Grant Brings Together
Chicago Parks District & Veterans to Lead Largest Affordable Wellness Program in the City

As part of a grant program with Coca-Cola Foundation, at many Chicago parks like Chicago Women's Park & Garden, you can take part in great fitness programs.
This grant help funds the “Park Families Wellness Initiative” – the largest affordable wellness program in the city.  As other cities around the country continue to battle the obesity epidemic, the Park Families Wellness Initiative brings affordable 
nutrition and active lifestyle programs for communities in 
Chicago who are most in need of wellness services.

The grant also supports the CPD in hiring U.S. veterans to teach military-style fitness classes. The “Troops for Fitness” program, and the Chicago Park District Park Family Wellness Initiative (PFWI) for residents throughout the area, employs local veterans as wellness instructors to teach boot camp style fitness classes throughout the city.  In most cases for less than $2.00 per session, here are some of the great fitness class options at Women's Park this Fall:

Women's Park Class Descriptions 

Cardio  Dance 
This activity takes line dancing to a whole new level. Get a cardiovascular workout and learn a variety of moves and experience many genres of music.

Coca-Cola Troops for Fitness Boot Camp
Fitness Boot Camp and Coca-Cola Troops for Fitness Boot Camp classes are part of the Park Families Wellness Initiative, which is supported by a grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation. Our team of trained military veterans and/or certified fitness instructors will lead you through a mix of traditional calisthenics and body weight exercises using interval, resistance and strength training designed to give you a full body workout in less time boot camp style. The program incorporates safe and effective exercises, stressing proper form and technique.

Dance - Hip Hop
This activity is designed to offer a cardiovascular workout through hip hop inspired movements and upbeat music.

Kickboxing
Kickboxing unites the fusion of aerobics, karate and boxing for a great fat-burning and strengthening workout. This activity is designed to increase strength of the upper and lower body by simulated kickboxing drills, punches and kicks without contact. Focus is on speed, agility and balance, providing a great challenge for core and abdominal muscles and an overall cardiovascular challenge.

KidsZenergy/Yoga
This non-competitive activity is designed to introduce kids to yoga. Children will learn playful yoga poses, animated breathing exercises and imaginative relaxation techniques. Yoga will also be incorporated in storytelling, music activities, and other 
games to keep it fun. 

Mighty Fit Kids
In this fun, creative and constantly changing class participants will get a high-energy workout that will keep them coming back for more. Kids will discover the many benefits of joining Mighty Fit Kids including increased energy, endurance, and improvement in muscle tone, strength and flexibility.

Mom, Pop & Tot Fitness Boot Camp
Gives parents the opportunity to be physically active while bonding with their toddler. Our team of trained former military personnel and/or certified fitness instructors will lead you through a mix of traditional calisthenics and body weight exercises using interval, resistance and strength training designed to give you a full body workout in less time boot camp style. The program incorporates safe and effective exercises, stressing proper form and technique.

Mom, Pop & Tot Yoga
Mom, Pop & Tot Yoga will focus on the beginning poses of yoga with little ones. The remainder of the class will be designed for free play to help encourage social independence. Class work involves children working on developmental and 
coordination skills with Mommy.

Pilates
Based on the teaching of Joseph Pilates, this mat workout focuses on the powerhouse muscles, incorporating movement to improve core strength and support flexibility. Learn the fundamentals and proper technique in this basic level Pilates for fitness 
class. Discover the many benefits including body awareness, increased energy and improvement in muscle tone.

Sports Conditioning
Looking to gain that competitive edge? Want to increase your speed, agility and stamina? Making the decision to begin a sports training program is the first step towards athletic success. The class focuses on various fitness components including cardiovascular, muscle strength and endurance. Many of the exercises introduced are considered to be the backbone of every conditioning program regardless of the sport.

Yoga
This class works to lengthen, strengthen and stretch the body while clearing the mind. Reduce stress while improving strength and flexibility through visualization, focused breathing, and yoga postures with modifications for all levels.  

Yoga & Pilates
               
This class will increase the awareness of your mind, body and spirit, as well as your overall physical fitness in this yoga program. Please bring your mats and wear comfortable, loose-fitting attire.
 

 WINTER 2018 FITNESS SIGN-UP BEGINS December 5, 2017 on-line

Most winter programs start the week of January 8, 2018 and run through the week of March 12, 2018.  View programs online & create your wish list beginning Monday, November 20.  Registration dates for our park are:

  • Online registration begins on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Saturday, December 9, 2017.

Click on the program name links below for program descriptions, availability information and to register online now (if available).

Step Aerobics at Chicago Women's

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Wellness - Aerobics

18 and up

Coed

From January 12, 2018 to March 16, 2018
Each Friday from 11:30am to 12:15pm

$35.00

Boot Camp at Chicago Women's

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Wellness - Fitness

18 and up

Coed

From January 8, 2018 to March 12, 2018
Each Monday from 2pm to 2:45pm

$36.00

Boot Camp at Chicago Women's

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Instruction

Wellness - Fitness

18 and up

Coed

From January 12, 2018 to March 16, 2018
Each Friday from 2pm to 2:45pm

$36.00

Cardio Beats at Chicago Women's

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Instruction

Wellness - Fitness

18 and up

Coed

From January 8, 2018 to March 12, 2018
Each Monday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm

$39.00

Cardio Beats at Chicago Women's

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Instruction

Wellness - Fitness

18 and up

Coed

From January 10, 2018 to March 14, 2018
Each Wednesday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm

$39.00

Mighty Munchkins at Chicago Women's

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Wellness - Fitness

At least3 but less than 6

Coed

From January 10, 2018 to March 14, 2018
Each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:15am

$56.00

Mighty Munchkins at Chicago Women's

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Wellness - Fitness

At least3 but less than 6

Coed

From January 10, 2018 to March 14, 2018
Each Wednesday from 2pm to 2:45pm

$56.00

Tabata at Chicago Women's

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Instruction

Wellness - Fitness

18 and up

Coed

From January 8, 2018 to March 12, 2018
Each Monday from 11:30am to 12:15pm

$36.00

Stroller Fitness Partnership at Chicago Women's

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Wellness - Fitness

18 and up

Female

From January 9, 2018 to March 29, 2018
Each Tuesday from 11am to Noon
Each Thursday from 11am to Noon

$237.00

Stroller Fitness Partnership at Chicago Women's

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Wellness - Fitness

18 and up

Female

From January 13, 2018 to March 31, 2018
Each Saturday from 9am to 10am

$237.00

Yoga at Chicago Women's

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Wellness - Yoga

60 and up

Coed

From January 10, 2018 to March 14, 2018
Each Wednesday from 11:30am to 12:15pm

 

Yoga at Chicago Women's

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Instruction

Wellness - Yoga

60 and up

Coed

From January 12, 2018 to March 16, 2018
Each Friday from 11:30am to 12:15pm

 


 
SUMMER 2017 FITNESS SIGN-UP BEGINS April 25th, 2017 on-line

The standard 6-week day camp runs June 26 through August 4.  Specialty camp dates vary.  Most other summer programs start the week of June 19 and run through the week of August 21.  View programs online & create your wishlist beginning  Monday, April 10.  Registration dates for our park are:

  • Online registration begins on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Saturday, April 29, 2017.

Click on the program name links below for program descriptions, availability information

sign-up at http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Chicago-Womens-Park-and-Gardens

Boot Camp at Chicago Women's

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Wellness - Fitness

18 and up

Coed

From June 19, 2017 to August 21, 2017
Each Monday from 6:15pm to 7:15pm

$36.00

Cardio Conditioning at Chicago Women's

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Instruction

Wellness - Fitness

18 and up

Coed

From June 21, 2017 to August 23, 2017
Each Wednesday from 5pm to 6pm

$36.00

Kickboxing at Chicago Women's

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Instruction

Wellness - Fitness

18 and up

Coed

From June 19, 2017 to August 21, 2017
Each Monday from 7:30pm to 8:30pm

$36.00

Kickboxing at Chicago Women's

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Instruction

Wellness - Fitness

18 and up

Coed

From June 20, 2017 to August 22, 2017
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 6pm
Except the following dates:
Tuesday, July 4, 2017

$36.00

Kickboxing at Chicago Women's

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Instruction

Wellness - Fitness

18 and up

Coed

From June 21, 2017 to August 23, 2017
Each Wednesday from 6:15pm to 7:15pm

$36.00

Kickboxing at Chicago Women's

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Instruction

Wellness - Fitness

18 and up

Coed

From June 22, 2017 to August 24, 2017
Each Thursday from 5pm to 6pm

$36.00

Pilates at Chicago Women's

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Instruction

Wellness - Fitness

18 and up

Coed

From June 19, 2017 to August 21, 2017
Each Monday from 5pm to 6pm

$36.00

Pilates at Chicago Women's

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Instruction

Wellness - Fitness

18 and up

Coed

From June 21, 2017 to August 23, 2017
Each Wednesday from 7:30pm to 8:30pm

$36.00

Yoga at Chicago Women's

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Instruction

Wellness - Yoga

18 and up

Coed

From June 20, 2017 to August 22, 2017
Each Tuesday from 6:15pm to 7:15pm
Except the following dates:
Tuesday, July 4, 2017

$36.00

Yoga at Chicago Women's

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Instruction

Wellness - Yoga

18 and up

Coed

From June 22, 2017 to August 24, 2017
Each Thursday from 6:15pm to 7:15pm

$36.00


Winter 2017 FITNESS PROGRAMS -  - SIGN_UPS BEGIN December 6th  

Most winter programs start the week of January 9 and run through the week of March 13, 2017.  View programs online & create your wish list beginning Monday, November 21.  Registration dates for our park are:

  • Online registration begins on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Saturday, December 10, 2016.




FALL 2016 FITNESS PROGRAMS - Late August 2016 - SIGN_UPS BEGIN AUGUST 16th 


Most fall programs start the week of September 19 and run through the week of November 21. 
Click on the program name links below to view a program and save it to your wish list. Registration dates for our park are:

 

  • Online registration begins on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Saturday, August 20, 2016.


SUMMER 2016 FITNESS PROGRAMS - Late JUNE 2016 to Late August 2016

Important Dates: 

  • Monday, March 21: Summer programs will be available for viewing. Create your wish lists!
  • Tuesday, April 5 at 9.a.m.: Online registration opens for South Loop and downtown parks located east of California Ave.
  • Saturday, April 9: - In-person registration begins for most parks.

 


Register at 
 http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Chicago-Womens-Park-and-Gardens

 


SPRING 2016 FITNESS PROGRAMS - Late March 2016 to Early June






WINTER 2015 FITNESS PROGRAMS



FALL 2015 FITNESS PROGRAMS - 

2015 - FALL CLASS OFFERINGS - CHICAGO WOMEN's PARK & GARDENS      
Class Sessions run mid-September to Early December 2015. More Detail at:  http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Chicago-Womens-Park-and-Gardens/
Activities / Class Name Class Session Days or Weekly Frequency TIME SLOT - DAY & Time Age Range Requirement (Years) CATEGORY              FEE (Resident)         ( Non-Resident = 2 x Resident Fee)
Kickboxing at Chicago Women's Mo 6:15pm - 7:15pm 18 and up  Adult Resident: $17.00
Cardio Conditioning at Chicago Women's Mo 5pm - 6pm 18 and up  Adult Resident: $17.00
Pilates at Chicago Women's Mo 7:30pm - 8:30pm 18 and up  Adult Resident: $17.00
Pilates at Chicago Women's We 6:15pm - 7:15pm 18 and up  Adult Resident: $17.00
Yoga at Chicago Women's Th 6:15pm - 7:15pm 18 and up  Adult Resident: $17.00
Kickboxing at Chicago Women's Th 5pm - 6pm 18 and up  Adult Resident: $17.00
Kickboxing at Chicago Women's We 7:30pm - 8:30pm 18 and up  Adult Resident: $17.00
Yoga/Pilates at Chicago Women's Th 2pm - 2:45pm 18 and up  Adult Resident: $17.00
Yoga at Chicago Women's Tu 7:15am - 8:15am 18 and up  Adult Resident: $17.00
Ballet Conditioning at Chicago Women's Mo 5:45pm - 6:45pm 18 and up  Adult Resident: $31.00
Fitness Boot Camp at Chicago Women's Tu 8:45pm - 9:30pm 18 and up  Adult Resident: $17.00
Bridge Club at Chicago Women's Fr 1pm - 3pm 18 and up  Adult Resident: $11.00
Fitness Boot Camp at Chicago Women's We 5pm - 6pm 18 and up  Adult Resident: $17.00
Dance - Hip Hop at Chicago Women's Mo 6:45pm - 7:45pm 18 and up  Adult Resident: $31.00
Bingo at Chicago Women's Th 10am - 12pm 60 and up  Senior Resident: $11.00
Yoga at Chicago Women's Th 12:15pm - 1pm 60 and up  Senior Free


2015 - SUMMER CLASS OFFERINGS -
CHICAGO WOMEN's PARK & GARDENS
     
           
Class Number & Name Class Session Dates TIME SLOT - DAY & Time Age Range Requirement
(Years)
CATEGORY                FEE (Resident)                                           ( Non-Resident = 2 x Resident Fee)
Cardio Conditioning at Chicago Women's Park We 5pm - 6pm 18 and up Adult Resident: $17.00
Fitness Boot Camp at Chicago Women's Park Mo 6:15pm - 7:15pm 18 and up Adult Resident: $17.00
Kickboxing at Chicago Women's Park Tu 5pm - 6pm 18 and up Adult Resident: $17.00
Kickboxing at Chicago Women's Park Th 5pm - 6pm 18 and up Adult Resident: $17.00
Kickboxing at Chicago Women's Park We 6:15pm - 7:15pm 18 and up Adult Resident: $17.00
Kickboxing at Chicago Women's Park Mo 7:30pm - 8:30pm 18 and up Adult Resident: $17.00
Pilates at Chicago Women's Park We 7:30pm - 8:30pm 18 and up Adult Resident: $17.00
Pilates at Chicago Women's Park Mo 5pm - 6pm 18 and up Adult Resident: $17.00
Yoga at Chicago Women's Park Tu 6:15pm - 7:15pm 18 and up Adult Resident: $17.00




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