Adult Programs are offered year-round for a variety of interests and skill levels! Learn something new, meet wellness goals, spend time with friends, or meet new ones. Scroll below to explore martial arts, fitness, trips, art, and more!

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Teen/Adult S.A.M.A. Karate of DeKalb

(Ages 14+)

Learn discipline, focus, self-confidence, coordination, fitness, self-defense, and more through the study of karate. Classes are taught by Sensei Shannon Marbutt and his assistants. Belt, tests, uniforms, and other equipment are available at reasonable fees payable to the instructor. Voted "The Best" Martial Arts programs in DeKalb County's Finest, as part of the 2021 Daily Chronicle Reader's Choice Awards.

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Session 1: May 31 - June 23
Session 2: July 5 - 28
Session 3: August 9 - September 1

7:30-8:30 pm
Haish Gymnasium, Large Gym
$48 R/$60 NR

NEW! Tiny Dragons & Heroes

(Ages 3-4; Children must be potty trained)

This new program incorporates children's karate with support of a parent or adult in a fun, playful environment. This class will help establish basic technique, improve confidence, and help build habits while strengthening the bond between child and adult. At least one adult is required per family registration.

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Session 1: May 31 - June 23
Session 2: July 5 - July 28
Session 3: August 9 - September 1

5:00-5:30 pm
Haish Gymnasium, Small Gym

Child and 1 Adult: $56 R/ $70 NR
Additional Child or Adult: $25 R/ $31 NR


NEW! Active Adult Programming

(Ages 55+)

Love for life and experience knows no age. If you're 55 or older, you can connect with those who share your passion for a fun and active lifestyle. Weekly Wednesday programming will include senior fitness classes, games, and other activities. Come for one activity or all three! Use of the Fitness Center before or after activities is included in the drop-in fee.

Wednesdays

9:00 am-12:00 pm

*10:00 am-12:00 pm on select dates

Haish Gymnasium
Weekly Drop-In Rate: $5 R/$6 NR

April 20

9:00 - 10:00 am NO ACTIVITY - Drop in use of Haish available
10:00 - 11:00 am: Bingo
11:00 am - Noon: Yoga

April 27

9:00 - 10:00 am: Phase 10
10:00 - 11:00 am: Dodge Ball
11:00 am - Noon: Apple to Apples

May 4

9:00 - 10:00 am: Ball Pilates
10:00 - 11:00 am: Charades
11:00 am - Noon: Volleyball

May 11

9:00 - 10:00 am: Yoga
10:00 - 11:00 am: Name that Tune
11:00 am - Noon: Bean Bag Shuffle Board

May 18

9:00 - 10:00 am: Bingo
10:00 - 11:00 am: Dance Fitness
11:00 am - Noon: Uno

May 25

9:00 - 10:00 am: Frisbee Dice Game
10:00 - 11:00 am: Phase 10
11:00 am - Noon: Ball Pilates


NEW! Introduction to Yoga

(Ages 16+)

Whether you are a yoga novice or expert, this all-levels yoga class will introduce techniques that will be showcased in the multi-week yoga sessions. This is a welcoming space for all body types. Modifications are given as needed. Be sure to bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.

Thursday, May 26
5:30-6:30 pm
Sports and Recreation Center, Fitness Room
$10 R/$13 NR

NEW! Yoga Classes

(Ages 16+)

Join yoga instructor, Megan Wheless, for an all-levels yoga class that explores the fundamentals of yoga poses, breathing techniques, and mindfulness meditations. This class will focus on helping you develop strength, flexibility, balance, and focus. This is a welcoming space for all body types. Modifications are given as needed. Be sure to bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.

Thursdays,

Session 1: June 2 - 30 (make-up class on 06/15/22)
Session 2: July 7- 28
Session 3: August 4 - 25

5:30-6:30 pm
Sports and Recreation Center, Fitness Room
$38 R/ $48 NR per session
No Class on 06/16/22 & 06/23/22

NEW! Yoga on the Terrace

(Ages 16+)

This all-levels yoga class will explore the fundamentals of yoga poses, breathing techniques, and mindful meditation while enjoying nature and the warm summer air. Be sure to bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.

Wednesdays

June 1, June 8, or August 17

5:30-6:30 pm
Hopkins Park Community Center Terrace
$10 R/ $13 NR per session date

NEW! Private Pickleball Lessons

Schedule either a private or semi-private lesson with our pickleball instructor. Sessions are one hour long and prices are per person. Please contact Athletic Coordinator Jeff Myles at jmyles@dekalbparkdistrict.com or (779) 777-7264.

Based on Availability
TBD
Sports and Recreation Center

1 Lesson- $40

3 Lessons- $110

NEW! Personal Training

Do you want to get in better shape? Do you want to learn how to use equipment more effectively? Do you just need that motivation to stay on track with your fitness goals? Join our new certified personal trainer, Morgan Haga, for a one-time session or sign up for multiple sessions. Personal training sessions are 60-minutes long and scheduled directly with Morgan at your convenience once you register.

Sessions may be arranged in a virtual format if requested.

Based on Availability
TBD
Haish Gymnasium or Virtual
1 Session: $42 R/ $53 NR
2 Sessions: $80 R/ $100 NR
4 Sessions: $150 R/ $188 NR
8 Sessions: $280 R/ $350 NR

NEW! Active Adult Field Trips

(Ages 55+)

Steel Magnolias at Drury Lane

Steel Magnolias follows six women over the course of three years as they face life's challenges together and find comfort in one another. Embracing both laughter and tears, this play celebrates the power of female friendship. Registration fees cover transportation and show ticket. We will stop for lunch at a mutually agreed upon location prior to the show. Lunch purchase not included. Register by June 10 for group tickets. Late registrations accepted based on availability by contacting ctluczek@dekalbparkdistrict.com.

Saturday, July 10
Depart Sports and Recreation Center 11:00 am | Show Time 2:00-4:00 pm
Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace
$142 R/ $178 NR

Paddle and Putt Adventure

Enjoy a nice summmer day outside in St. Charles! Jump on board a historic paddle boat and enjoy the scenic beauty while listening to audio script of historic sights and stories. After the cruise, get competitive with a round of mini golf. Registration fees cover transportation and all entry and admission fees. Register by August 9 for group tickets. Late registrations accepted based on availability by contacting ctluczek@dekalbparkdistrict.com.

Tuesday, August 23
Depart Sports and Recreation Center 12:00 pm| Return Time 4:30 pm
St. Charles
$52 R/ $65 NR

*Availability of shows dependent upon venue availability. Register early. The Park District reserves the right to cancel trips based on ticket availability.


NEW! Line Dancing Classes

(Ages 16+)

Line dancing has become a favorite activity worldwide and is a great low-impact way to meet others and keep fit. Using a variety of music styles, beginners can learn the basics and progress to become more experienced dancers.

Tuesdays

Session 1: May 31 - June 28
Session 2: July 12 - August 2
Session 3: August 9-30

6:30 - 8:00 pm
Sports and Recreation Center Fitness Room
$30 R/ $38 NR per session
No class on 06/14/22

NEW! National Bingo Day: Bingo Bonanza

(Ages 16+)

Grab your friends and celebrate national Bingo Day! Play in a variety of Bingo games while enjoying some light refreshments and desserts. Winners of each game will receive prizes.

Monday, June 27
2:00-4:00 pm
Sports and Recreation Center
$10 R/$13 NR

NEW! Draw Your Pet

(Ages 16+)

We all know how much you love your 4-legged friends! Learn how to draw realistic pet portraits using graphite pencils in our 2 hour workshop. Bring along a picture of your pet for inspiration or choose from a generic picture. This workshop is geared toward intermediate or advanced artists.

Friday, May 13
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Sports and Recreation Center
$30 R/$38 NR