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Group Exercise

Group exercise Class Options beginning september 1, 2020

Important details when registering for group exercise classes, lap swim, training, fitness equipment use or tennis – All members and guests who have previously registered for a park district program or membership already have an account with us. If you don’t know your username (your username is not your e-mail), click the forgot username or password” tab on the Web Trac Login screen. Do not register for a new account. If you are having difficulty retrieving your username, please call the SRC front desk at 847-572-2600 for assistance. Registration for these classes will begin 5 full days prior to the start of each class for residents and 4 full days prior to the start of each class for non-residents and end 2 hours prior to the start of each class.

1. zoom, Outdoor & indoor Group exercise Classes 

The Sachs Recreation Center is pleased to offer zoom, outdoor and indoor group exercise classes. These classes are not part of SRC membership. All memberships are suspended at this time. Classes must be registered for individually. No walk-up participants will be allowed. Registration for these classes will begin 24-hour hours prior to the start of each class and end 2 hours prior to the start of each class. Fitness class questions may be directed to Tim Johnson, Assistant General Manager at All Group Exercise classes will follow approved IDPH and IL DCEO safety guidance, including social distancing guidelines and equipment sanitation procedures.


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outdoor group exercise schedule for september

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2. group exercise pass – Valid september 1 – 30

Beginning Tuesday, September 1, a Group Exercise Pass will be needed to view and participate in the 18 weekly SRC Zoom exercise classes. Zoom Fitness Classes are held LIVE each day. Once the pass is purchased links to each Zoom class will be e-mailed to each pass holder. All classes are taught by Sachs Recreation Center certified staff. Formats included are Pilates, Total Body Conditioning, Yoga, Yin Yoga, Tabata, Guided Meditation and Zumba. Each pass holder will receive an email with a link to access (25) previously recorded Zoom classes. Additional classes will be added to this link weekly during the month of September.

The Group Exercise Pass also allows unlimited access to indoor and outdoor group exercise classes. The pass is available for purchase online. One pass is required per person. Group Exercise Pass questions may be directed to Tim Johnson, Assistant General Manager at

  • Pass provides unlimited monthly access to (15) Outdoor and (2) Indoor group fitness classes per week as well as access to (18) Live Zoom classes per week, plus archived classes
  • Pass holders will need to reserve space in outdoor and indoor group classes to ensure capacity limits are not exceeded and provide an accurate accounting of attendees
  • Pass price = $45 Resident / $54 Non-resident


When SRC reopens, this is a comprehensive lists of classes that may be offered, check back periodically for updates.

Classes offered at SRC:

Aqua • A total body water workout designed to improve cardiovascular endurance, strength, and flexibility.

Cycle Fusion • A challenging combination of indoor cycling with a variety of strength and core exercises.

FIT/BAR Fusion • Challenge your muscular strength with a bar while integrating muscular endurance with balance and coordination.

Indoor Cycle • An addictive high energy workout! Build strength and endurance during a non-impact ride on a stationary bike. A great component of cross-training.

Intervals • Total Body workout will keep you coming back for more. Challenge yourself using free weights and your body weight.

Joints in Motion • A low impact class focusing on posture, balance, core stability, and strengthening muscles. Exercises strengthen and protect the body’s joints by building muscles around the joints for greater stability. These exercises aim to keep a joint’s range of motion at its best.

Pilates • A mat-based exercise class designed to improve core strength and stability. Emphasis on muscular balance and flexibility.

Pulse Barre • This is an innovative and challenging barre experience that seamlessly weaves together traditional muscle-sculpting barre with exhilarating cardio segments to define and challenge the body in a whole new way!

QiGong • Come learn how to balance intent with relaxation through standing meditation, smooth continuous movements, and self-massaging techniques.

QiGong/Yoga Fusion • Revitalize your body’s energy system with a blend of Qigong and Yoga practices that restore life’s rhythm and harmony. Both yoga and qigong nurture through meditative breathing, gentle stretches and attention training. Learn how to move with freedom, calm the nervous system and release habitual holding
while strengthening the body. This class will increase your energy level and help you feel more grounded, intuitive and creative.

Strength Fusion • This class uses various resistance-training techniques (Tabata, intervals, circuit and strength programming), as well as a variety of equipment, and some cardio to improve muscular strength and endurance. Increase muscle definition and elevate the body’s metabolism by developing lean muscle mass. Proper
technique and form are emphasized.

Stretch It Out • A 30-minute class designed to help stretch and lengthen the body. Participants will learn to use various props such as bands, Pilates rings, and the much-needed foam roller! Come to learn how to better stretch on your own!

TABATA FUSION • This high-intensity interval training class will focus on combinations of strength and cardio intervals using the Tabata format of training. Each exercise requires 20 seconds of work followed by 10 seconds of rest repeated 8 times through. This class is a perfect fusion of strength and cardio to give you a full-body workout.

Tai Chi • An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training, its health benefits, and meditation.

TBC (Total Body Conditioning) • A body sculpting class consisting of exercises that strengthen and tone the upper and lower body muscle groups.

Tread It/Core • A cardio & core class combining intervals of treadmill training (hills, flats, intervals, and sprints) followed with sets of various core exercises. You do not need to be a runner to participate, all levels welcome!

TRX Circuit • Suspension training bodyweight exercise develops strength, balance, flexibility, and core stability simultaneously. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels.

Warrior 450 • This 50-minute high energy workout has participants working “Circuit Style” in groups of 4. TRX and Water Rowers will be staples in this class. Instructors will use other fitness “toys” (Battle Ropes, Heavy Bags, Sandbells…) based on their plan for you that day. Bring your A-Game every time!

Warrior 450 BC • This class is a heavy dose of strength and core training with small mix-ins of cardio. We will be using Barbells, Dumbbells, Kettlebells, Medicine Balls, BOSUs and more!

WERQ® • WERQ® is the fiercely fun dance fitness workout class based on Pop, Rock, and Hip Hop music taught by Certified Fitness Professionals. The WERQ® warm-up previews the dance steps used in class and the WERQ® cool down includes balance and yoga-inspired poses. Are you ready to WERQ®?

Yoga • Relax, strengthen, and soothe the mind. Focus is on flexibility, balance, and strength through postures and breathing. Beginners through Level II.

Yoga 101 • Learn all of the Yoga basics in a very comfortable setting. No previous Yoga experience necessary.

Yoga Flow • A challenging Yoga class designed for those with prior Yoga experience.

Yoga Plus • Focus is on flexibility, balance, and strength through postures and breathing. Intermediate to advanced participants.

Yoga Tone • Traditional Yoga poses combined with light weights for definition and tone with a focus on breath work and alignment all set to energizing music for a full-body workout.

Yin Restorative Yoga • This Yoga class focuses on stretching and relaxation. All levels welcome.

Zumba • A fun dance-based cardio workout set to great motivating music. A feel happy workout adaptable to all fitness levels.

Fitness center members enjoy full access to group exercise classes. Non-members (16 years or older) are welcome to participate with the purchase of a one-day guest membership ($12 residents/$15 non-residents).


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