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Each participant must turn in a completed waiver and photo release form prior to participating in programming. Program registration is first come, first served. Reservations are not finalized until payment has been received.


Refund only available if MPD cancels class, or participant gives 7 business days notice of inability to attend. Allow two weeks processing for all refunds. Please do not attend if covid symptoms are present. We can make special accomodations for situations and can offer a credit.

Program Catalog

Zumbini

Created by Zumba and BabyFirst for kids ages 0-5...the Zumbini program combines music, movement and educational tools for 45 minutes of “can't stop-won't stop” bonding, learning, and fun. The Zumbini program is where the science of child development meets the magic of Zumba.


Ages:0-5

Code Date Day Time Location In/Out of District Fee
01-112-22 Mar 16, 23, 30 Apr 6, 13, 27 May 4, 11, 18, 25 Wednesday 9:00-10:00 AM Park District Office $120 per family in district/$135 per family out of district
02-111-22 Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Jul 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug 4 Thursday 9:00-10:00 AM Black Partridge Park $120 per family in district/$135 per family out of district

Storytime Steam

We will use our favorite read-aloud storybooks to create fun and inspiring pre-school STEAM activities. STEAM is a combination of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. STEAM activities help promote essential 21st century skills, which are important in preparing our children for an unknown future. This will consist of a variety of messy art, science experiments, cooking, building, and movement. *There is a $20.00 supply fee to be paid on the first day of class*.


Ages:0-5

Code Date Day Time Location In/Out of District Fee
02-121-22 May 31, Jun 7, 14, 21, 28, Jul 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug 2 Tuesday 9:00-10:00 AM Black Partridge Park $120 per child in district/$135 per child out of district

Fitness Generation POUND

Our youth-oriented program fuses movement and music to improve focus, coordination, physical fitness and teamwork skills for school-aged children (i.e. “Rockstars in Training”) ages 6-12. A mobile program that can come to life anywhere, instructors use Ripstix®–POUND’s lightly weighted exercise drumsticks–to learn alternative ways to explore movement.


Ages:6+

Code Date Day Time Location In/Out of District Fee
02-561-22 May 7, 21, Jun 4, 11, 18, 25, Jul 2, 9, 30, Aug 6, 13, 20, 27 Saturday 9:00-9:50 AM Park District Office One Child $70 in district/$85 out of district, Single Visit: $6
02-562-22 Jun 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Jul 6, 20, 27 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 AM Park District Office One Child $50 in district/$65 out of district, Single Visit: $6

Fitness TurboKick

Created by celebrity fitness expert Chalene Johnson, Turbo Kick LIVE is the ultimate cardio-kickboxing party. With boxing, kickboxing, and martial arts movements choreographed to the hottest music mixes, participants get lean and toned—and have a blast doing it! It’s high- intensity, fast-paced, and totally addicting!


Ages: 8+

Code Date Day Time Location In/Out of District Fee
02-521-22 May 5, 12, 19, 26, Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Jul 7, 21, 28, Aug 4, 11, 18, 25 Thursday 6:30-7:15 PM Park District Office All: $115 in district/$130 out of district, Single visit: $9

Fitness Transform

Transform is a functional fitness group class using a step riser. Level up your lunges and squats with upbeat music, while using the beat to challenge yourself more as each section of the workout goes on.


Ages: 8+

Code Date Day Time Location In/Out of District Fee
02-531-22 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Jun 6, 13, 20, 27, Jul 4, 18, 25, Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Monday 5:45-6:15 PM Park District Office All: $115 in district/ $130 out of district Single visit: $9

Fitness Pound Rockout

POUND® is an exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out.


Ages: 8+

Code Date Day Time Location In/Out of District Fee
01-541-22 May 5, 12, 19, 26 Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Jul 7, 21, 28, Aug 4, 11, 18, 25 Thursday 5:45-6:15 PM Park District Office All: $115 in district/ $130 out of district Single Visit: $9

Fitness PiYo

PiYo is a music-driven, athletic workout that strengthens, stretches, and tones with dynamic movements inspired by the best of Pilates and Yoga. It includes modifications for the group exercise environment, yet offers exercise progressions to challenge all levels.


Ages: 8+

Code Date Day Time Location In/Out of District Fee
02-551-22 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Jun 6, 13, 20, 27, Jul 4, 18, 25, Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Monday 6:30-7:15 PM Park District Office All: $115 in district/ $130 out of district Single Visit: $9

Martial Arts for Teens

Learn self-defense from black belt, martial arts instructor, Adam Bockler! Participants will learn the dynamic punches, kicks, forms, and practical self-defense applications of karate. Classes are designed to instill confidence, promote self-discipline, and improve physical fitness and concentration of all students at any ability level. Skills and techniques learned through martial arts teach teens lifetime lessons! *Uniforms are optional (approximately $40.00 value). Sizing will occur at the first class, and orders will be placed then.*


Ages:10-15

Code Date Day Time Location In/Out of District Fee
02-571-22 May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 14, 21, 28, Jul 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Tuesday 6:00-6:45 PM Park District Office $130/$145 for all sessions

Tai Chi for Adults

Tai chi chuan is an ancient Chinese martial art that can be practiced for its many health benefits. In this beginner’s class, black belt martial arts instructor Adam Bockler will present basic, low-impact postures and forms that can help participants maintain strength, flexibility, and balance. Sparring or grappling is not required.


Ages:18+

Code Date Day Time Location In/Out of District Fee
02-581-22 May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 14, 21, 28, Jul 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Tuesday 7:00-7:45 PM Park District Office $130/$145 for all sessions

Running Redbirds Fun Run Club

This is a fun-centered program to introduce young people to the sport of running and more importantly, life-long fitness. There will be a theme for each week, such as perseverance or hydration, a snack after each session, and awards at the final session. A t-shirt is also included for all participants. Start time is 4pm and runners are free to leave after their race. Age groups are as follows: Pre-K- 100m, K & 1st- 200m, 2nd & 3rd- 400m, 4th & 5th- 800m, and 6th-8th- 1 mile


Ages:Pre-K-8th Grade

Code Date Day Time Location In/Out of District Fee
02-591-22 Jun 12, 19, 26, Jul 3 Sunday 4:00-4:45 PM Black Partridge Park All: $25 for all sessions, $30 for registrants after 05/15