SPRING GENERAL RECREATION CLASSES

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Music and More

[Rock N'Kids]
NEW Tot Rock & Kid Rock
Movement-based learning and imaginative play with music! Activities include songs and rhymes, rhythm and coordination, fine and gross motor, imagination and sensory, listening and following directions skills. Join us for music fun that really can't be "beat"!

Tot Rock
Age 1

R-$80/NR-$100

7 weeks
425247-01 Th
9:30-10:10 am 4/15-5/27

Kid Rock
Age 2-3

425247-02 Th
10:15-10:55 am 4/15-5/27

[Afterschool Enrichments]
New Music Start
Age 5-10
Learn to read music and play tunes! This amazing program teaches young students the beginnings of music! Prepare your student to play any instrument.

R-$209/NR-$261

9 weeks
425329-03 Tu
4-5 pm 4/6-6/1

[Afterschool Enrichments]
NEW Guitar Stars
Age 5-13
"Music Can Change the World"- Bono. Learn the fundamentals of guitar while playing games, making music and having fun in this new class! We will cover the basics, from how to hold the guitar and pick to proper fret-hand finger positioning. A personal guitar is required for class. A basic inexpensive guitar can be purchased on Amazon by searching FIRST ACT FG127.

R-$221/NR-$273

9 weeks
425329-02 Th
4-5 pm 4/8-6/3

[Chicago Loves Dance]
Mini Yoga
Age 3-5
In this class, kids learn beginning yoga movement, terms, and yoga-based games to make learning fun. We supply the mats; all you need to do is come ready to participate!

R-$161/NR-$201

9 weeks
425436-01 Th Noon-1 pm 4/8-6/3

[Chicago Loves Dance]
Youth Yoga
Age 5-9
In this class, kids learn beginning yoga movement, terms, and yoga-based games to make learning fun. We supply the mats; all you need to do is come ready to participate!

R-$161/NR-$201

9 weeks
425337-01 F
5-6 pm 4/9-6/4

[Chicago Loves Dance]
Parent/Child Yoga
Age 5-12
We supply the mats; all you need to do is come ready for some yoga and stretch! Under the creative direction of skilled yoga instructors, take a yoga class geared towards the comfort level of both children and adults as we learn poses, movements, stretches and, most importantly, spend quality time together.

R-$219/NR-$273

9 weeks
425245-01 W
5-6 pm 4/7-6/2

[Chicago Loves Dance]
Breakdance
Age 4-12
Under the creative direction of skilled Chicago Loves Dance break-dancers, students will learn choreography and poses show off their creativity in free-style sessions and more. Chicago Loves Dance runs on the philosophy that dance should open your child's creative abilities and be FUN! We pride ourselves on teaching the self-esteem and socialization needed in everyday life through the activity of dance and performance. The last day of the class will be a parent watch day where they will do a short performance to show off their new talents.

R-$161/NR-$201

9 weeks
425435-01 F
4:45-5:45 pm 4/9-6/4

Cooking for Kids
Age 5-9

Join us for simple, fun recipes that you will not want to miss! We learn the basics of cooking while incorporating important life skills.
R-$208/NR-$260

9 weeks
425452-01 F
4:15-5:15 pm 4/9-6/4

[Afterschool Enrichments]
Amigos Spanish
Age 5-10
Learning Spanish is as easy as uno, dos, tres! Children learn numbers, colors, shapes, greetings, days of the week and more. We will be singing, clapping and counting our way toward learning the Spanish language!

R-$186/NR-$233

9 weeks
425329-01 F
4-5 pm 4/9-6/4

[Chess Ed]
Chess Enrichment
Age 6-12
This magical and exciting "sport of the mind" will exercise your child's brain! Instruction will include the basics, and then move into tactics and strategy, opening theory, middle game planning and endgame combinations.

R-$219/NR-$273

9 weeks
425009-01 M
4:15-5:15 pm 4/5-6/7

NEW Mindfulness Matters
Age 7-10
These days, mindfulness is more important than ever! Mindfulness can be a useful tool for decreasing anxiety and promoting happiness. In this class, we'll practice techniques designed to help us become fully present and engaged in the moment, and aware of our thoughts and feelings without distraction or judgment. Those who learn these techniques often say they feel less stress and think more clearly.

R-$210/NR-$263

9 weeks
425348-01
Th
4:45-5:30 pm
4/8-6/10


TECH AND MORE

[Amazing Minds]
Amazing Minds
Sharpen your academics and take home exciting souvenirs with fun, hands-on, theme-based activities! Science will come alive as we investigate rocks and minerals, flight and weather; explore math through learning about money, geometry and shapes; and "travel" to destinations such as China, Ancient Egypt, Italy, Washington DC and Australia. No class: May 31.

Age 3-5

R-$219/NR-$273

9 weeks
425366-02 F
Noon-1 pm 4/9-6/4

Age 5-8

R-$209/NR-$262

8 weeks
425366-01 M
4-5 pm 4/5-6/7

NEW STEM and More
Age 4-6

Join us for new science projects with STEM and more. We will explore a different hands-on theme each week as we explore the world of science!

R-$219/NR-$273

9 weeks
425451-01 Tu
3:30-4:15 pm 4/6-6/8

[The Coderschool]
Coding 1
Age 5-10
Coding 1 is our entry-level program, only for newbie coders. In this Code Class, our coaches use Scratch or Snap! to teach kids, using our project-based game development curriculum. Through repetition, students learn the fundamentals of coding in a fun and engaging way! Every student will have the opportunity to present one of their projects, if interested in doing so.

R-$321/NR-$402

9 weeks
425248-01 Tu
4:30-5:30 pm 4/6-6/1

[The Coderschool]
Coding 2

Age 5-10
Coding 2 is for students who have previously taken Coding 1 or who have had experience with concepts taught in Scratch or Snap. In Coding 2, we explore additional concepts and projects in Scratch, JavaScript and Python.

R-$386/NR-$482

9 weeks
425248-02 Tu
5:45-6:45 pm 4/6-6/1

[After School Enrichments]
NEW Let's Build It
Age 5-10
Enter the fascinating world of robotics! In this exciting STEAM program, students design, build and test their very own robots. Projects include remote control cars, claws, cranes, crawlers, and battle bots. Educational components include gear ratios, mechanical design, electronics, and robotics engineering.

R-$193/NR-$241

9 weeks
425329-04 W
4-5 pm 4/7-6/2

NEW SCI WHY?
Age 7-10

Join us for hands-on STEM and science activities! We introduce a new theme each week!
R-$263/NR-$210

10 weeks
425349-01 M
4:45-5:30 pm 4/5-6/7


Dog Training

Perfect Puppy
Age 18 & up
Help your puppy learn to become responsible for his own actions. Your pup will learn the basics: sit, down, stay, come, leave it, get started on leash walking, socialization and learn other helpful skills. For puppies 8 weeks to 5 months of age. No class: 4/17.

R-$136/NR-$170

6 weeks
425177-01 Sa
9-10 am 4/13-5/15


Fresh Start Beginner
Age 18 & up
Help your adult dog learn to become responsible for his own actions. Your dog will learn the basics, sit, down, stay, come, leave it, get started on leash walking and learn other helpful skills. Please contact instructor Sally Bushwaller at sally@bushwaller.com so she can determine if this class is a good fit for you and your dog.

R-$146/NR-$182

6 weeks
425178-01 Tu 6:30-7:30 pm 4/6-5/11


Intro to K9 Nose Work
Age 18 & up
Let your dog do what she's genetically programmed to do--search for, and find, scent. Nose Work builds confidence, teaches creative problem solving, and provides mental exercise. Build your relationship with your dog while having fun doing something your dog will love! Dogs are crated when not working, therefore dogs who don't love other dogs will enjoy this class. NOTE: fee is per class. No class: 4/17.

R-$25/NR-$31 (per class)


9 weeks
425206-01 Th
6:45-7:45 pm 4/8-6/3
425206-02 Sa 11:30 am-12:30 pm 4/3-6/5


Continuing K9 Nose Work
Age 18 and up
In this advanced class we work on complex hides, including interior, vehicle, exterior and container searches. Dogs must be crated or behind a barrier when not working in class. Please bring your own crate. If you are interested in this class but have not taken the Intro to Nose Work class, please contact Sally at sally@bushwaller.com. NOTE: Fee is per class

R-$25/NR-$31 (per class)

9 weeks
425175-01 Th
7:45-9 pm 4/8-6/3


Intro to Odor

Age 18 and up

This class follows Intro to K9 Nose Work. Your dog learns to hunt for specific odors: birch, anise and clove--working up to more complex hides. We may also work outside, weather permitting. Dogs must be crated or behind a barrier when not working in class. Please bring your own crate. If you are interested in this class but have not taken an Intro to Nose Work class, please contact Sally at sally@bushwaller.com. NOTE: Fee is per class.

R-$25/NR-$31 (per class)

9 weeks
425349-01 Tu
8-9 pm 4/6-6/1


Grad School for Dogs

Age 18 and up

This advanced class works on improving your dog's stay, recall and leash walking skills. Your dog must have attended Perfect Puppy or Fresh Start Beginner prior to attending this class. Bring a dog bed to class each week. No class: 4/17.

R-$146/NR-$182

6 weeks
425176-01 Sa 10:15-11:15 am 4/3-5/15