Summer 2022
General Recreation Programs

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Get Active!

Age 1-2 and 2-4 w/Adult
This interactive class has everyone on their feet! We all learn together while engaging in active, creative, music-based activities using rhythm instruments and movement props. All class procedures are designed to keep staff and students safe. Activities are age-appropriate by class and include songs and rhymes, building rhythm and coordination, fine and gross motor, imagination and sensory, listening and following directions skills. Sing, dance, play, learn and imagine with us! Wednesday mornings

[Chicago Loves Dance]
Age 4-12
Under the creative direction of skilled Chicago Loves Dance breakdancers, students learn choreography and poses to show off their creativity in freestyle sessions and more. Chicago Loves Dance believes that dance should open your child's creative abilities and be FUN! They take pride in teaching the self-esteem and socialization skills needed in everyday life through the activity of dance and performance. The last day of class is a parent watch day, where dancers perform to show off their new talents. Tuesday evenings

[Chicago Loves Dance]
Grade 5-8 & 9-12
This class for tween and teen girls helps boost confidence and self-esteem: aside from its physical benefits, yoga teaches techniques to cope with the unique issues and stress girls face each day. Plus, it's a fun activity to do with peers. We supply the yoga mats. Thursday evenings

[Chicago Loves Dance]
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 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. Add an additional child to the class for $40. Sunday mornings or Wednesday evenings

Dog Training

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. Saturday mornings

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 other helpful skills. Please contact instructor Sally Bushwaller at so she can determine if this class is a good fit for you and your dog. Tuesday evenings; no class July 5

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. Saturday mornings or Tuesday evenings; no class: July 5

Age 18 & 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 Intro to Nose Work, please contact Sally at Fee is per class. Thursday evenings


Age 18 & 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. Saturday mornings