We offer a variety of exercise classes that are held at the Rakow Center and Randall Oaks Recreation Center. All group exercise classes are free for Fitness Center Members and are available for men and women ages 12 years and older. For more information, call the Group Exercise Coordinator at (847) 428-7131 x2303. Classes are held in the Group Exercise Studio at Randall Oaks Recreation Center or the East/West Dundee Room at the Rakow Center unless otherwise noted. Group exercise class times include set-up and tear-down of equipment. If you are a new participant, please arrive five minutes before the scheduled class start time for initial instruction. Classes are not held when the Fitness Center is closed.
Group Exercise Passes
If you are not a member of our Fitness Centers and would like to attend Group Exercise Classes, you can customize your workout program through our group exercise passes! These passes are good for all land exercise classes, so you can mix and match workouts to fit your needs.
included with your All-Inclusive
1 class: $7
3 month unlimited*: $110/$130
*Valid from date of purchase
Senior Group Exercise Fees for Senior Aerobics and Senior Stretch & Strength Only
Residents: $20 for 10 classes (1/2 hr classes)
Nonresidents: $25 for 10 classes (1/2 hr classes)
Lo-Impact Tone & Tighten
Experience a different workout each week focusing on toning and tightening all the major muscle groups of the body! You will enjoy different formats (circuits, stations, 50/50), using a variety of equipment (weights, balls, bands). All fitness levels will benefit from taking this class!
Senior Aerobics & Stretch & Strength
The first half-hour is a low impact aerobics class that is easy to follow in a casual and friendly atmosphere! The following half-hour focuses on strength and stretch moves for the entire body.
Line Dance Fitness
Learn beginner level and some intermediate level line dances, like the Electric Slide, Tush Push, Boot Scootin’ and more. Traditional dances to country music along with not so traditional dances to non-country music will be taught.
Work out to your favorite songs, spicing things up by adding boot camp-inspired exercises making your workout more effective and challenging. The choreography is simple, repetitive and easy to follow allowing you to create your own intensity. Focus on getting lost in the music, not on complicated dance steps.
High energy and choreography will guarantee a fun workout! This unique format uses two to four-step boards to increase your cardio endurance!
Intense aerobic dance workout with pulsating Latin music. High energy-low impact. Ditch the workout and join the party!
Zumba/Strong by Zumba™
On the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesday enjoy Zumba-an intense aerobic dance workout with pulsating Latin music: High Energy-low impact. On the 2nd and 4th Tuesday, challenge yourself to STRONG by Zumba combining high-intensity interval training with the science of Synced Music Motivation to help you reach your fitness goals faster.
Mind & Body
This class is a mixed format of different Yoga styles that intend to challenge, relax and strengthen your body. Please bring a yoga mat.
Gentle Flow Yoga
Learn a breathing technique that heats the body from within and improves your focus. Combining sun salutation-based, breath-synchronized and mindful movements, this challenging class will leave you feeling reinvigorated yet relaxed. Please bring a yoga mat.
This Yoga class will incorporate light to moderate weights to enhance functional strength and muscle endurance. Please bring a yoga mat.
Pilates is a mind/body relationship that focuses on breathing and the powerhouse muscles (abdominals and lower back). Pilates rings will be used. Please bring a yoga mat.
Incorporating traditional Pilates movements with barre combinations using equipment such as weights, balls, and bands. Please bring a yoga mat.
This class encourages deep relaxation via the slow release of tension in the muscles and spine in order to sustain inner contentment amidst the stressors of life. Please bring a yoga mat. Location: Multi-Purpose Room (Tuesday evening)
A slow flow that finishes with a calming restorative practice. Great way to end your day!
Yoga Body & Mind
De-stress and recharge your body through yoga postures combined with traditional strengthening and stretching exercises. Please bring a yoga mat.
The best of Yoga and Pilates combined together for core power, sculpted muscles, body strength, and flexibility. This class is suitable for all levels – beginners and advanced. This class may not be suitable for pregnant women. Please bring a yoga mat. Location: Gym (Monday morning)
Dynamic and flowing style of yoga that will increase strength, flexibility and bring you to a place of total relaxation. Please bring a yoga mat.
Take your strength training to new levels in this easy to follow total body strength workout that utilizes fitness barbells. All major muscle groups will be worked with both heavyweights for muscular strength and light weights for muscular endurance.
BODYPUMP™ is the original barbell class that strengthens your entire body. This 60-minute workout challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts, and curls.
Improve muscle tone, strength, posture, and balance with this workout that utilizes dumbbells, resistance bands,
and stability balls.
Functional Strength Training
Not only will you increase your strength but you will also improve your balance and flexibility with this resistance workout! This type of functional training crosses over into daily activities & overall athleticism!
Strengthen and shape your body with the use of weights, tubing and stability balls. A challenging workout for all levels of fitness.
Bring the weight room into the studio! You will use heavier weights and fewer reps to increase muscular strength rather than muscular endurance. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels.
If you love BODYPUMP™ then you will love RIP. Incorporates exercises from both traditional and non-traditional strength training and matches movements to music to create a simple, fun, and effective way to strength train.
*Please arrive at least 10 minutes before class for equipment set up.
Boot Camp Conditioning/Core
Looking to lose weight and firm your body? Our Boot Camp Instructor will work your cardio plus make sure your muscles get a good workout too. This class will end with 15 minutes of Core.
Boot Camp Conditioning
If you are looking to lose weight and firm your body, this is the class for you. Our Boot Camp instructor will work your cardio and make sure your muscles get a good workout too.
Cardio Kickbox Power
Build your confidence and cardiovascular endurance with this high energy class incorporating a variety of punching/kicking combos, strength and balance work while increasing your coordination and stamina! High and low impact options make this a great class for all fitness levels.
The first half of the class will be a cardio workout; kickboxing, step or circuit. The second half will incorporate strength training with weights, bands and balls. Great for all levels of fitness.
This circuit-style class uses a variety of cardio/ sports-related drills set up in stations. Improve your overall fitness level by working at your own pace but pushing your limits.
Wake up your morning with CSI (Cardio and Strength Intervals). This class will take you through a variety of cardio including kickboxing and PILOXING®, followed by strength training with weights.
Looking to try it all? Then this class is for you! Each week we integrate different equipment and/or exercises to strengthen and tone your entire body. Set up circuit style, this a can’t miss class for all fitness levels!
Uniquely blends the power, speed, and agility of boxing with the beautiful sculpting and flexibility of Pilates. It is a fat-torching, muscle-sculpting, core-centered interval workout.
Want a flatter tummy, stronger back, more control of your limbs, better balance and increased flexibility? SCore a big win with this class! You’ll get a different workout every week using a variety of equipment including balls, bands, gliders, Pilates rings, ankle weights, etc. SCore another victory on your fitness journey!
STRONG by Zumba™
Combines high-intensity interval training with the science of Synced Music Motivation. In every class, music and moves sync in a way that pushes you past your perceived limits to reach your fitness goals faster.
Burn some serious calories in this Tabata infused strength training class! You’ll perform functional and bodyweight exercises in quick bursts that will get your heart rate up while strengthening your muscles. Follow that with more traditional strength moves for a total body workout.
Total Body Blast
Blast away stress and mega calories! This class will incorporate fat-burning cardio drills, muscular strength and endurance training using a variety of equipment, body weight, balance challenges, core work and end with a relaxing stretch. Multiple fitness level options will be offered to create your perfect challenging workout.
Total Body Conditioning
This class will utilize a variety of cardio resistance equipment for muscle strengthening and cardio endurance workouts. Balance, core, and stretching are included for complete total body conditioning.
This indoor cycling program is for participants of all fitness and skill levels. Control your own intensity while being challenged with overall body conditioning.
45-minutes of spin followed by 15-minutes of stretching and ab work.
Full-body resistance training utilizing the BOSU followed by a great cardio workout on the spin bike!
This is a 50/50 class-half spin, half body sculpt. Groove your way to a stronger body in this class designed to give a high voltage cardio workout while toning and strengthening concentrated muscle groups.
Total Body Spin*
This work out combines an energizing ride for 40-minutes followed by strength work for the upper body and core. Great for all fitness levels, you’ll leave feeling “totally” conditioned!
*Please arrive at least 10 minutes before class for equipment set up.