Winter General Recreation Classes

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Rock N'Kids
Introduce your tiny one to movement-based learning and imaginative play with music. Activities involve songs and rhymes, rhythm and coordination, fine and gross motor skill development, imagination, sensory experiences and building direction-following and listening skills. Join us for musical fun that can't be beat!

Age 1: Tot Rock

R-$64/NR-$80

5 weeks
325422-01 W
9:30-10:10 am 1/12-2/9
325422-03 W
9:30-10:10 am 2/23-3/23

Age 2-3: Kid Rock

R-$64/NR-$80

5 weeks
325422-02 W
10:20-11 am 1/12-2/9
325422-04 W
10:20-11 am 2/23-3/23

[Chicago Loves Dance]
Youth Yoga
Age 4-6 & 7-12
We supply the mats; all you need to do is come ready for some yoga and stretch! In this class, kids learn beginning yoga movement, poses, terms and yoga-based games to make learning fun.

R-$270/NR-$338

12 weeks
325337-01 AGE 4-6 F
3:30-4:30 pm 1/7-3/25
325337-02 AGE 7-12
F 4:30-5:30 pm 1/7-3/25

[Chicago Loves Dance]
Parent/Child Yoga
Age 4-12
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 who have designed this class for the comfort level of both you and your child, we learn poses, movements, stretches and, most importantly, spend quality time together. A parent is not mandatory; any adult/guardian is welcome to attend with your child.

R-$270/NR-$338

9 weeks
325245-01 W
6-7 pm 1/5-3/23
325245-02 Su 10-11 am 1/9-3/27


[Chicago Loves Dance]
Breakdance
Age 4-12
Students learn awesome breakdance moves in this class!

R-$270/NR-$338

12 weeks
325334-01 Tu
5:15-6:15 pm 1/4-3/22


BRAINY STUFF

[Amazing Minds]
Amazing Minds
Age 5-8
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. Improve reading skills with our hands-on reading games involving the animal kingdom, ocean creatures and much more!

R-$306/NR-$383

12 weeks
325366-01 M
4-5 pm
1/3-3/21

[Play-Well Tek-Nologies]
Minecraft With LEGO
Age 5-6
Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO® parts! Build an Iron Golem, the Nether Portal, and the Ender Dragon. Students will explore real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture while building their favorite Minecraft objects.

R-$273/NR-$341

10 weeks
325345-01 Tu
4:15-5:45 pm 1/18-3/22
[Play-Well Tek-Nologies]
Pokemon Master Engineering Using LEGO Materials
Age 7-12
Join Ash and Pikachu as you build, capture, train, and explore the vast world of Pokemon with tens of thousands of LEGO parts. Design your own Poke Balls, explore the Kanto region, and fly with Charizard. Explore engineering through the fun world of Pokemon with the guidance of a Play-Well instructor.

R-$273/NR-$341

10 weeks
325386-01 Th
4:15-5:15 pm
1/20-3/24
[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. This program teaches chess, but also builds life skills. A U.S. Chess Federation-certified instructor leads the class.

R-$332/NR-$414

12 weeks
325009-01 M
4:15-5:15 pm 1/3-3/21


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.

R-$154/NR-$192

6 weeks
325177-01 Sa
9-10 am 1/8-2/12
325177-02 Sa 9-10 am 2/19-3/26


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-$154/NR-$192

6 weeks
325178-01 Tu 6:30-7:30 pm 1/4-2/8
325178-02 Tu 6:30-7:30 pm 2/15-3/22


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. Fee is per class.

R-$26/NR-$32 (per class)


12 weeks
325330-01 Sa
11:30 am-12:30 pm 1/8-3/26

R-$26/NR-$32 (per class)


12 weeks
325330-02 Th
7:45-8:45 pm 1/6-3/22


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. Fee is per class.

R-$26/NR-$32 (per class)

12 weeks
325175-01 Th
6:30-7:30 pm 1/6-3/24
325175-02 Th 7:45-9 pm 1/6-3/24


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: 11/27.

R-$154/NR-$192

6 weeks
325176-01 Sa 10:15-11:15 am 1/8-2/12
325176-02 Sa 10:15-11:15 am 2/19-3/26