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Sports & Fitness

Ping Pong

Members can use our Ping Pong tables and equipment in the Multi-purpose A & B on Tues. and Fri. afternoons. People interested in joining a league, please contact Howard Berkowitz (847-945-6909).


Learn the fastest growing racket sport in America which combines tennis, badminton and ping pong for a fun game! Pickleball is played on a badminton court with the net lowered to 34 inches at the center. It is played with a perforated plastic baseball, which is similar to a whiffle ball, and wood or composite paddles. It is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for the experienced player. Equipment is provided on site. Visit or to watch videos of play action.

Location: Sachs Recreation Center
Instructors: Staff
Open Play: Mondays & Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. - Noon.
Fee: Contact Sachs Recreation Center for more information.


League play continues every Wednesday at 1 pm at the PTC. Contact the Center office for more information.

Adult Sports Leagues

If you are interested in joining an adult sports league such as softball, basketball, or volleyball please view our Adult Sports League page.

NEW! Zumba Gold for Beginners

Enjoy Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves in this dance-fitness class. Latin-flavored music and traditional dance moves such as Salsa, Tango and Merengue are combined with light aerobic movement designed to increase flexibility, build strength and improve balance.

#113240-01: Wednesdays
Location: PTC
Instructor: Marla Solarz
Date: 9/3-11/12 (10W)
Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Fee: $100R/$125NR
Min. 6/Max.15
No class on 9/24

Pilates for Building Bone

This mat class is specifically tailored for those with low bone density due to either osteopenia or osteoporosis and will help incorporate safe Pilates exercises into your fitness program. The class focuses on developing core strength to improve posture and alignment and reduce spinal decompression. The class will include exercises to work on balance and fall prevention. Light weights, magic circle and other small props will be incorporated into the routine. All levels are welcome. You must be able to and comfortable getting down on the floor for many of these exercises.

Activity Number: #132805-02
Day: Wednesdays
Location: PTC
Instructor: Julie Lyon Chieftez
Date: 9/3-11/12 (10W)
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Fee: $155R/$193NR
No class: 9/24

“Synergize” With Debra Jarett

In this new and popular class we will stretch your body, flow with the gentle motion of Tai-Chi and learn many different meditation skills.

Activity Number: #432804-05
Day: Wednesdays
Instructor: Debra Jarett
Date: 8/6-8/27 (4 Wed.)
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Fee: $65M / $78 NM
Min. 4/Max.6

Hatha Yoga

Relax and release tensions from your body and mind through the practice of classical hatha yoga, which includes postures, breathing and deep relaxation.

Activity Number: #332801-01
Day: Mondays
Instructor: Joy Luster
Date: 4/21-8/4 (15M)
Time: 7-8:15pm  
Fee: $174R/$216NR
No class: Sect. 01 on 5/26
Hatha Yoga will break and begin again in the fall after Labor Day!

Tone & Firm

Improve your muscle tone and gain added strength and flexibility. Emphasis will be on the arms, hips, stomach and legs! 

Activity Number: #332804:
Days: Tuesdays / Thursdays
Instructor: Body Power

01: 4/22-7/29 (15T)   6:45-7:45pm      $171M/$206NM
02: 4/22-7/31 (30T/Th) 6:45-7:45pm  $342M/$412NM

No class: 5/26 & 7/3


Tone your body as you build strength and increase flexibility. This mat class conditions your body and reduces stress while improving posture and balance. Pilates will break for the summer and resume after Labor Day!

Activity Number: #132805-01:
Day: Tuesdays
Instructor: Julie Lyon Cheifetz
Date:  9/2-12/16 (13T)
Time:  8:45 am - 9:45 am
Fee:  $161R/$201NR
No class: 10/14, 11/11, 11/25

Tai Chi

This ancient Chinese exercise program is designed to help reduce stress, improve flexibility and balance.

Activity Number: #413217
Instructor: Nancy Tobias  
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays

01: 7/1- 8/19 (8T)           10:45-11:45am   $72M/$87NM
02: 7/3-8/21 (8Th)          10:45-11:45am   $72M/$87NM
03: 7/1-8/21 (16T/Th)     10:45-11:45am  $144/$172NM

50+ Fitness Workout

Participate at your own level in our most popular, non-impact aerobic workout. Full range of motion exercises help to control weight, tone, and flexibility.

Activity Number: #313201
Days: Mondays and Thursdays
Instructor:  Body Power Fitness

03: 7/14-8/18 (6M)  9-10am    $60M/$72NM
04: 7/17-8/21 (6Th) 9-10am    $60M/$72NM


Learn the gentle Feldenkrais Method to improve energy, reduce stress, breathe more easily, and move with more pleasure, ease and grace.

Activity Number: #313234
Day: Mondays
Instructor: Joyce Ann, OT

02: 7/14–8/11 (5M) 9-10 am   $50M/$66NM


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