LATE FALL SPORTS CLASSES

All Sports programs are located in the Community Recreation Center Sports Gym or designated park, weather permitting. Always check online for the most up-to-date location information. Please remember a water bottle labeled with your child's name.

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Archery Basketball Martial Arts Football Soccer Fencing Adult Pickleball

WILMETTE ATHLETICS CLASSES: NERF Wars, Basketball, Sports Mania, Mini Baseball and Volleyball


SPORTS MEDLEY

[SportsKids]
Adult/Tot Little Gymsters
Age 2-3
This action-packed class for our littlest gymsters is all about building a positive association with fitness, and having fun together! With a parent, kids have a blast as they run, jump, hop, skip, stretch and play to gain strength, flexibility and cardio awareness. They'll improve motor development, spatial awareness, cognitive ability and socialization skills. Activities include: bean bag games, relay races, animal movements, soft Frisbees, circle games, obstacle courses, tagging games, parachute play, balloon activities, and other fitness and sports games.

R-$126/NR-$157

8 weeks
227096-02 Sa 9-9:30 am 10/23-12/18

[Hot Shots Sports]
Adult & Tot Sports
Age 2-3
Parents play with their tots as they develop basic sports movement and motor skills. Motor skill activities focus on hand/eye and hand/foot coordination. We provide the instruction and all the sports equipment to help guide your child through this introduction to organized sports.

R-$144/NR-$180

9 weeks
227105-01 M 9-9:45 am 10/18-12/13

[Hot Shots Sports]
Games and More
Age 2-3
We introduce children to a wide range of games during this class. Running games include Ball Tag, Builders and Wreckers, Mr. Fox, Musical Cones, Octopus, Poison Ivy, Sharks and Minnows, Wax Museum and many more! In addition, participants are exposed to fun and interactive games that utilize a variety of equipment such as balls, hula-hoops, jump ropes, scooters, beanbags and more. Parent participation is required.

R-$144/NR-$180

9 weeks
228005-01 W 9-9:45 am 10/20-12/15

[Sportskids]
Adult & Tot T-Ball
Age 2-3
Enjoy America's favorite pastime with your child. Young children develop motor skills while having fun throwing, catching, batting, and base running like the big kids. Parents and their little athletes will enjoy making new friends and working together to learn the basics of game play in this exciting class!

R-$84/NR-$105

8 weeks
227123-01 F 9-9:30 pm 10/22-12/17

[Sportskids]
Pewee Sportsters
Age 3-5
Introduce your child to soccer, floor hockey, lacrosse, baseball, basketball, football and more! Our Sportsters develop both fine and large motor skills as we nurture social/emotional growth through teamwork and good sportsmanship.

R-$142/NR-$177

9 weeks
227007-01 W 2-2:50 pm 10/20-12/15
R-$126/NR-$157

8 weeks
227007-02 Sa 9:45-10:30 am
10/23-12/18

[SportsKids]
Tot Floor Hockey

Age 3-5

Does your child love the Blackhawks? This class will help your child learn the game of hockey before the skates go on. Drills for stick handling, passing, shooting, and goalie skills as well as team drills will be practiced in this class. Your child will enjoy learning the fundamentals and mechanics of this fast-paced and super-fun game.

R-$126/NR-$157

8 weeks
227124-01 F
10:45-11:30 am 10/22-12/17

[SportsKids]
Tot Track & Field

Age 3-5

This unique class combines stretching, movement, and other fitness concepts with running, jumping, throwing and other skills used in track and field. Children work on body coordination, agility, balance, and self-confidence. The session concludes with a fun-filled track and field meet on the last day of class.

R-$142/NR-$177

9 weeks
227121-01 M 2-2:45 pm 10/18-12/13

[SportsKids]
Gym N' Sports

Age 4-6

Children spend the first 45 minutes in gymnastics, and the next 60 minutes in the Sports Gym playing a variety of sports such as soccer, basketball, floor hockey, football and much more. Pickup for this class is in the sports gym.

R-$256/NR-$341

9 weeks
227015-01 W 2-3:45 pm 10/20-12/15

[SportsKids]
Lacrosse for Tots
Age 4-6
Join us to experience one of the fastest growing sports in recent years. We use age-appropriate-size sticks and softer balls for safety. Boys and girls learn techniques including cradling, passing, shooting, goalie skills, and much more. Game play is also included in this class.

R-$142/NR-$177

9 weeks
227089-01 M 3-3:45 pm 10/18-12/13
R-$126/NR-$157

8 weeks
227089-02 Sa
3-3:45 pm 10/23-12/18

[SportsKids]
Lacrosse Skills & Games
Age 7-10
Join us to experience one of the fastest growing sports in recent years. Boys and girls learn technique, including cradling, passing, catching, shooting, goalie skills, defense, and much more! We provide the lacrosse sticks.

R-$142/NR-$177

9 weeks
227090-01 M 4-4:45 pm 10/18-12/13


ARCHERY

[SportsKids]
Adult & Child Archery

Age 6-13

You and your child will meet new friends while learning the parts of an arrow and recurve bow, the basics of using a recurve bow, a nationally-recognized beginners' 9 steps to the 10-ring progression method, and fundamental shooting skills from an experienced instructor. We furnish all bows, arrows, and targets.

R-$126/NR-$157

8 weeks
227062-06 Sa 10:45-11:30 am 10/23-12/18

[SportsKids]
Archery

Age 7-13

Learn the basics of archery using a recurve bow in a safe environment, where targets and blunt-tipped arrows are used. We teach a nationally-recognized nine-step progression, and provide all the bows, arrows, and targets your child needs. No class: September 16

R-$126/NR-$157

8 weeks
227062-01 BEGINNER Th 3:45-4:30 pm 10/21-12/16
227062-03 ADVANCED BEGINNER Th 4:35-5:20 pm 10/21-12/16


BASKETBALL

[SportsKids]
Little Dribblers

Age 3-5

Even future stars needed to learn the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, and rebounding. Participants will also experience defensive drills as they learn the game of basketball.

R-$142/NR-$177

9 weeks
227018-01 M 1-1:45 pm 10/18-12/13

[Hot Shots Sports]
Tot Basketball

Age 3-6

Even future stars needed to learn the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, and rebounding. Participants will also experience defensive drills as they learn the game of basketball.

R-$144/NR-$180

9 weeks
227109-01 M 10-10:45 am 10/18-12/13

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FENCING

[Fencing Center of Chicago]
Fencing

The Olympic sport of fencing demands a blend of tactical and strategic thought, and a physical execution of those decisions. We cover basic rules, etiquette, footwork, attacks and defenses. Classes consist of warmup time, footwork time, a group lesson and bouting. We provide all the equipment.

Age 6-9

R-$256/NR-$341

9 weeks
228129-03 M 4-5 pm 10/18-12/13

Age 9-12

R-$256/NR-$341

9 weeks
228129-04 M
5-6 pm 10/18-12/13


FOOTBALL

[SportsKids]
Dad & Me Football

Age 3-4

Enjoy Nerf football with your son or daughter. You, along with our accomplished coaches, will help your little athlete learn the proper form and technique of catching, throwing, center skills, hand-offs, kick-offs and more, in our fun and friendly setting.

R-$84/NR-$105

8 weeks
227100-01 Sa
9-9:30 am 10/23-12/18

[SportsKids]
Fun With Football

Age 3-5
Are you ready for some football? This class covers passing, catching, and team offense/defense in a safe and fun environment, using Nerf footballs. We'll play controlled scrimmages once players have learned the basic skills.

R-$142/NR-$177

9 weeks
227021-01 M 11-11:45 am 10/18-12/13
227021-02 W 3:50-4:45 pm 10/20-12/15

[On The Go Sports]
Non-Contact Football

Age 6-12

This high-energy non-contact football clinic teaches the fundamentals, including passing, receiving, blocking, and routes. Participants receive top-notch instruction from coaches who have played the sport on a collegiate or professional level. On-The-Go Sports is lead by former Northwestern star and Chicago Bear Chris Martin. Classes include scrimmages, and occasional guest speakers. Location: West Park

R-$174/NR-$218

6 weeks
227034-01 M 4-5 pm 10/25-11/29
227034-02 W 4-5 pm 10/27-12/1

[On The Go Sports]
Non-Contact Football POP-UPS and WINTER BREAK CAMP!

Age 6-12

Lead by former Northwestern star and Chicago Bear Chris Martin, one day pop ups are a great chance to pack in some skills and burn off that energy! Location: West Park

R-$27/NR-$34

One Day
927034-17 TURKEY BOWL POP-UP W 10-11 am 11/24
927034-18 WINTER BREAK POP-UP Su 10-11 am 12/19
R-$145/NR-$182

Four Days
227034-03 WINTER BREAK CAMP
M-Th
10-Noon 12/20-12/23


MARTIAL ARTS

[Young Tigers]
Taekwondo

Basic techniques of Taekwondo, combined with deep breathing exercises, help children develop proper posture, concentration, and coordination. Practice of proper manners helps to develop courtesy, self-esteem and self-control. Class is taught in a relaxed and fun environment. Students should wear a martial arts uniform during class (white Taekwondo uniform-dobock, which can be ordered at the class). Instructor Grand Master Kim has more than 50 years of martial arts training, and has been teaching students at the Wilmette Park District since 1998. Oriental Martial Arts College developed this program. For more information, go to www.YoungTigers.com.

Age 6-12

R-$106/NR-$133

8 weeks
227036-05 NEW STUDENT
F
5:20-6:05 pm 10/22-12/17
227036-01 CONTINUING BEGINNER
F 6:15-7 pm 10/22-12/17

Age 7-18

R-$106/NR-$133

8 weeks
227036-02 INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
F
7:10-8:05 pm 10/22-12/17
R-$120/NR-$150

9 weeks
227036-04 INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
W
6:15-7:05 pm 10/18-12/13
227036-03 BLACK BELTS
W 7:15-8:10 pm 10/18-12/13

[Young Tigers]
Taekwondo for Adults
Age 18 & up
This class is for beginners who want to learn traditional Taekwondo for self-defense, health, physical fitness and stress release. The instructor emphasizes practice of basic blocks, punches, kicks, stretches and deep breathing. Instructor Grand Master Kim has more than 50 years of martial arts training, and has been teaching students at the Wilmette Park District since 1998. Uniforms can be purchased in class. Please visit www.youngtigers.org for more information, or email MasterHoKim@gmail.com with questions.

R-$120/NR-$150

9 weeks
227085-01 Tu
5:15-6 pm 10/19-12/14

[ISKC]
Pre-Karate/Safety
Age 4-7
In our Pre-Karate classes, children develop flexibility, strength, and coordination through fun, yet disciplined, activities. This program is specifically designed for growing minds and bodies to enhance memory and agility. Watch your child's confidence blossom as their skills improve! Uniforms and belt testing are options available through the ISKC instructor. NOTE: beginning students will not be permitted to register into the current session after the second class has met.

R-$117/NR-$146

7 weeks
227042-01 BEGINNING/CONTINUING
Tu 4:15-5 pm 10/19-12/14
227042-02 INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
Tu 5:15-6 pm 10/19-12/14

[ISKC]
Youth/Adult Karate
Age 7 & up
Develop flexibility, strength and coordination in fun, yet disciplined activities. This program offers a good mix of strength training, with cardiovascular and flexibility exercises. Students increase their coordination, agility and poise, as well as learn lasting personal safety skills. They also benefit from the mental stimulation of learning the choreographed moves of the kata and the discipline of conforming to the class rules. Uniforms and Belt Testing are available from our instructor. Our Youth, Parent/Child and Adult classes may train together. Beginning students may not join the current session after the second class has met.

R-$117/NR-$146

9 weeks
227037-01 BEGINNING/CONTINUING (WHITE-ORANGE BELT)
Tu
6:15-7:15 pm 10/19-12/14
227037-02 INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED (YELLOW BELT & UP) Tu 7:30-8:30 pm 10/19-12/14

[ISKC]
Parent/Child Karate

Age 7 & up

Parent/Child classes are a great way to spend quality time with your child while conditioning muscles, developing coordination and improving cardiovascular fitness. Uniforms and belt testing are options available through the ISKC instructor. Please note that Youth, Parent/Child and Adult classes may train together. NOTE: fee is for each participant.

R-$117/NR-$146

9 weeks
227041-01 BEGINNING/CONTINUING (WHITE-ORANGE BELT) Tu
6:15-7:15 pm 10/19-12/14


SOCCER

[Coach Abe]
Coach Abe's Mini Soccer

Age 3-4

A great introduction to the game of soccer for 3 and 4 year-olds. Each player learns the first steps of ball mastery and acquires the necessary building blocks for success in the future. We teach the following moves: Stop and Go, Rollbacks, controlled dribbling, dancing on the ball, Beckenbaur and many more.

R-$144/NR-$180

9 weeks
228008-01 Tu
11-11:45 am 10/19-12/14
228008-02 Tu 1:15-2 pm 10/19-12/14
R-$128/NR-$160

8 weeks
228008-03 Th 11:15 am-Noon 10/21-12/16
228008-04 Th 1-1:45 pm 10/21-12/16
228008-05 F Noon-12:45 pm 10/22-12/17

[Coach Abe]
Coach Abe's Soccer Academy

Come play soccer with Coach Abe in a fun and safe environment! As each child progresses, they learn new and more challenging moves. We introduce new concepts at each level, with new games and a broader understanding of the tactical side. The game is broken down to each student's level; Coach Abe takes pride in improving everyone's game. Students learn the following moves: Zig-Zag dribbling, Tuck and Under, inside hook, outside hook, the Maradona, Cruff, scissors, and many more. We finish each class with a scrimmage.

Age 3-5

R-$144/NR-$180

9 weeks
228018-01 Tu
10-10:45 am 10/19-12/14
228018-02 Tu 2:15-3 pm 10/19-12/14
R-$128/NR-$160

8 weeks
228018-03 Th 10:15-11 am 10/21-12/16
228018-04 Th 1:55-2:40 pm 10/21-12/16
228018-05 F 1-1:45 pm 10/22-12/17
228018-06 Su 3-3:50 pm 10/24-12/19

Age 4-6

R-$144/NR-$180

9 weeks
228018-07 M 4-4:55 pm 10/18-12/13
228018-08 Tu
3:10-4 pm 10/19-12/14

R-$128/NR-$160

8 weeks
228018-09 Th 9:15-10:05 am 10/21-12/16
228018-10 Th 2:50-3:40 pm 10/21-12/16
228018-11 F 1:55-2:45 pm 10/22-12/13
228018-12 Su 1-1:55 pm 10/24-12/19

Age 5-9

R-$144/NR-$180

9 weeks
228018-13 M 5:05-6 pm 10/18-12/13
228018-14 Tu 4:10-5 pm 10/19-12/14

R-$128/NR-$160

8 weeks
228018-17 Su 5:05-6 pm 10/23-12/18

PICKLEBALL

[SportsKids]
Pickleball for Adults
Age 18 & up and Age 50 & up
Pickleball, a game that combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong, is sweeping the country! Pickleball players use wooden paddles and Whiffle balls to play on a badminton-sized court with a slightly modified tennis net. This class is for those who are new to the game, or who have very limited experience. We focus on pickleball basics, such as forehand and backhand shots, serving and court positioning. Players also learn scoring and the rules of Pickleball through drills and playing time. All equipment is provided.

R-$96/NR-$120

9 weeks
227101-01 AGE 50 & UP M 5:30-6:30 pm 10/18-12/13
R-$74/NR-$93

8 weeks
227101-02 ADVANCED BEGINNER, AGE 18 & UP Th 5:30-6:30 pm 10/21-12/16

[SportsKids]
Instructional & Game Play Pickleball
Age 18 & up
This class is for advancing beginners who have some experience and want to move at a faster pace to improve their basic shots and strategy. Players participate in challenging drills to work on consistency in forehand and backhand shots, serving, volleying, dinks and lobs. Through matches played each week, players will take their game to the next level by learning how to play smarter, not harder. We provide the equipment.

R-$96/NR-$120

9 weeks
227113-01 BEGINNER W 11 am-Noon 10/20-12/15
227113-02 ADVANCED BEGINNER W Noon-1 pm 10/20-12/15


WILMETTE ATHLETICS

[Wilmette Athletics]
Basketball Clinics

Grades K-8
Join Wilmette Park District instructors at the Rec Center gym to work on your basketball skills! We'll work on the fundamental skills of basketball. Bring your own basketball, rent one from us, or purchase a new ball through us. For questions or more information about this program, please contact Taylor Brooks at tbrooks@wilpark.org.

Grade K

R-$144/NR-$180

9 weeks
227117-04 KINDERGARTEN W
4-5 pm 10/19-12/16
R-$128/NR-$160

8 weeks
227117-09 KINDERGARTEN Su
10-11 am 10/23-12/18

Grade 1

R-$144/NR-$180

9 weeks
227117-01 1st GRADE
M 5:10-6:10 pm 10/18-12/13
R-$128/NR-$160

8 weeks
227117-10 1st GRADE Su 11:15-12:15 pm 10/24-12/19

Grade 2

R-$144/NR-$180

9 weeks
227117-03 2nd GRADE
Tu 5:15-6:15 pm 10/19-12/14

R-$128/NR-$160

8 weeks
227117-11 2nd GRADE Su 12:30-1:30 pm 10/24-12/19

Grade 3

R-$128/NR-$160

8 weeks
227117-12 3rd GRADE Su 1:45-2:45 pm 10/24-12/19

Grade 4

R-$128/NR-$160

8 weeks
227117-06 4th GRADE F 6:20-7:20 pm 10/22-12/17
227117-07 4th GRADE Sa 12:30-1:30 pm 10/23-12/18
Grade 5
R-$144/NR-$180

9 weeks
227117-05 5th GRADE W 5:15-6:15 pm 10/20-12/15
Grade 6-8
R-$128/NR-$160

8 weeks
227117-08 6th-8th GRADE Sa 1:45-2:45 pm 10/23-12/18

[Wilmette Athletics]
Mini Baseball
Age 4-6
This high-energy class is a great introduction to baseball! Each week, participants will learn skills and drills for the game of baseball. Please bring a water bottle and a glove.

R-$128/NR-$160

8 weeks
227128-01
Sa 10:45-11:30 pm
10/23-12/18

[Wilmette Athletics]
Sports Mania

This high-energy class is a great introduction to sports for every child! Each week, participants learn skills and drills for soccer, football, baseball and kickball. We provide the equipment for each sport. Please bring a water bottle.

Age 5-7

R-$128/NR-$160

8 weeks
227129-02
F 4:15-5:15 pm 10/22-12/17

Age 8-12

R-$112/NR-$140

7 weeks
227129-01
Th 5:30-6:30 pm 10/21-12/16

[Wilmette Athletics]
Nerf Wars
Age 6-10
Come and experience the classic game of NERF Battle at Wilmette Park District! Participants will be divided into two teams and battle it out to see who will reign victorious. Each participant will be provided with Nerf darts and goggles. Participants must bring their own Nerf blaster.

R-$128/NR-$160

8 weeks
227131-02
F 7:25-8:15 pm 10/22-12/16

[Wilmette Athletics]
Volleyball Clinic
Age 6-9 and Age 10-13
This clinic explores all major volleyball skills: serving, passing, setting and attacking. Players build a solid foundation of these fundamental skills through fun and active drills, building up to team play. This class is for the beginner looking to understand the game and learn new skills. Knee pads are recommended.

R-$144/NR-$180

9 weeks
228003-01 AGE 6-9 Tu
6:45-7:45 pm 10/19-12/14
228003-03 AGE 10-13
Tu
7:45-8:45 pm 10/19-12/14
R-$128/NR-$160

8 weeks
228003-02 AGE 6-9 Th
6:45-7:45 pm 10/21-12/16
228003-04 AGE 10-13
Th
7:45-8:45 pm 10/21-12/16