Winter Guide 2024

Dundee Township Park District

Program Guide Winter 2023-2024

Registration Resident November 27 | Nonresident December 4 Where the fun doesn’t stop!

Special Events


Dec. 2-3, 9-10 & 16-17 12:00-8:00 pm

View holiday lights and decorations at Randall Oaks Zoo. Visit the animals and warm up by the bonfire. Santa Visits 1:00-4:00 pm

1180 N. Randall Rd., West Dundee

Frozen Oaks 5K

All Pre-registered Participants Receive • A race swag bag with Frozen Oaks 5K beanie hat • One ticket for Randall Oaks Golf Clubhouse chili bar • One drink ticket for a soda or adult beverage ^ ^ Bloody Mary, a glass of wine or bottle/draft beer Awards • Overall men’s and women’s winners Run or walk the twists & turns through the scenic Randall Oaks Golf Course at our 5th annual Frozen Oaks 5K!

• Top three finishers for both men and women in each age division

Ages 5 & older

Fee: Now-Dec. 31 $49 Fee: Jan 1- Feb 5: $55 ^ Day of Fee: $42.


10:00-11:30 am

*Registration closes Monday, February 5 at 11:59 pm. No registration will be accepted after this date until the morning of the event,

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024.*Race day registration will be available from 8:30 am until 9:45 am. ^ Day of

Saturday, February 10 Randall Oaks Golf Club 4101 Binnie Rd., West Dundee

registering, participants will receive a swag bag as long as supplies last.

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Special Events

Saturday, February 17 Rakow Indoor Pool • 1:30-5:00 pm

Program #16590-01 • Fee Per Boat: $5(R)/$7(NR) All Ages

We are challenging you to design and build a human-powered cardboard boat capable of racing 50 yards. All boats must be designed and constructed before race day and may be powered by canoe/kayak paddles or muscle power! Once registration closes on Feb. 10, all registrants will receive a list of rules and accepted materials. Open swim to follow after the races.

at the Paramount Theatre Show Time !

Let Us Know ! Dundee Township Park District is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life through exceptional parks, facilities, and community-driven programming.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 3 years & older This fantastical musical follows young Charlie Bucket and his Grandpa Joe as they join four other Golden Ticket winners to tour the magical and mysterious chocolate factory of eccentric “Candy Man” Willy Wonka. When the factory gates are opened, experience the life-changing journey through a world of “Pure Imagination,” revealed with Wonka’s army of curious “Oompa-Loompas.” Who will win the lifetime supply of chocolate? STEP BEHIND THE GATES & DISCOVER WHAT AWAITS. 19548-00 Jan. 6 Sa/2:00-5:30 pm $45(R)/$50(NR) We will call you when we receive the tickets. Tickets will be available for pick-up one week prior to the show at the Rakow Adult Activities Center. Seats are located on the main floor. The show starts at 3:00 pm. Lobby doors open at 2:00 pm. Theatre doors open at 2:30 pm. Running time: Approximately 2 hours, 30 minutes. Transportation is ON YOUR OWN to Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, IL 60506.

Please answer the survey questions in the QR code below. We greatly appreciate

your input. The responses will aid in accomplishing our mission. • Winter 2023-2024 • Dundee Township Park District | 3

General Information

Dundee Township Park District Board of Commissioners

Abbreviation & Location Guide

(847) 428-7131


Algonquin Lakes School 1401 Compton Dr., Algonquin 60102 Bonnie Dundee Golf Club 270 N. Kennedy Dr., Carpentersville 60110 Centerville Schoolhouse 1180 N. Randall Rd., West Dundee 60118 Dunham Woods Farms, Inc. 9N755 Nesler Rd., Elgin 60124 Huffman Park 811 Tartans Dr., West Dundee 60118 Liberty Elementary School 6500 Miller Rd., Carpentersville 60110 The Lennard Music Hall 751 S 8th St., West Dundee 60118 Lions Park 570 Penny Rd., East Dundee 60118 Friday Fitness Member



Mission Statement We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life through exceptional parks, facilities, and community-driven programming. Vision




Frank Scarpelli President


We aspire to exceed the needs of our Community by pursuing excellence. Values Accountability | Communication




Connected to Community Team Oriented | Integrity

M Monday MBCL Main Beach Crystal Lake

300 Lakeshore Dr., Crystal Lake 60014

Photo/Video Policy The District occasionally takes photographs or video of participants for promoting/advertising our programs, services, events, activities, and facilities in our brochures, website or agency social media, and other promotional avenues. By registering for, participating in or attending District programs, events, or other activities, the participant (or parent/guardian of a minor participant) irrevocably agrees to the use and distribution by the Park District of his or her image (or of his minor child/ward) in photographs, video recordings, and any other electronic reproductions of such programs, events and activities for any purpose without inspection or approval and without compensation, rights to royalties or any other consideration now and in the future. Refund Policy If a program is canceled for any reason, a full refund will be issued to each participant. All other refunds are subject to a $5 service charge. To request a refund for any other reason, please complete the Refund/ Transfer Request Form available at the Rakow Center and Randall Oaks Recreation Center Guest Services or download at registration-information/. You may mail, drop off or email this form to a Guest Services Manager at • If you are not satisfied with the quality of a program, you must attend two class sessions and fill out the Refund/Transfer Request Form prior to the third class meeting. A full refund will then be given. Your input on this form will help us identify where improvement is needed. • If you are not able to participate in a program due to medical reasons, please submit a doctor’s note along with the Refund/ Transfer Request Form. If class has already started, a refund may be prorated. At least half of the program/activity must remain to be eligible to receive a refund. • All other refunds must be submitted one week prior to the start of the program. • Direct individual expenses incurred such as T-shirts, uniforms, costumes, etc. will be deducted from refunds. If a refund is approved, a receipt will be emailed to the household after processing. We reserve the right to issue a refund in the form of household credit. If a refund is approved for returned payment: • Original payment by cash or check will receive a refund in the form of a check. • Original payment paid by credit/debit card will receive credit on the card with which payment was made, when possible. Submission of a Refund Request Form does not guarantee a refund. All refund requests are subject to review and approval by the program supervisor. If a refund is denied, the program supervisor will be in contact to inform you. Due to a large amount of information provided in the Dundee Township Park District seasonal program guide a change may occur regarding days, times, fees, or other information after publication. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and will inform you of any changes as quickly as possible. For the most up to date information, please check our website RECREATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (RAP) RAP provides financial assistance for Dundee Township residents (or resident eligible) with children under the age of 18 who wish to participate in Dundee Township Park District programs. To become a RAP participant, please complete a confidential application (available in Span ish and English) that is available at the Rakow & Randall Oaks Recreation Centers, and can be downloaded at tion. For more information, visit or contact Elsa Peralta at (847) 428-7131 x1200.

Erin O’Leary Vice President

John Meschewski Secretary


Non Fitness Member






Rakow Center 665 Barrington Ave., Carpentersville 60110 665 Barrington Ave., Carpentersville 60110 Rakow Center Indoor Pool 665 Barrington Ave., Carpentersville 60110 Rakow Center Preschool 665 Barrington Ave., Carpentersville 60110 4101 Binnie Rd., West Dundee 60118 Randall Oaks Park 1180 N. Randall Rd., West Dundee 60118

RAAC Rakow Adult Activities Center



ROGC Randall Oaks Golf Club

Pam Griffin Commissioner

Jim Bonkoski Treasurer


Park District Board meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the first and third Wednesdays of each month. Please visit for the meeting location.

RORC Randall Oaks Recreation Center 500 N. Randall Rd., West Dundee 60118 RORCP Randall Oaks Preschool 500 N. Randall Rd., West Dundee 60118 ROSO Randall Oaks Soccer Field 500 N. Randall Rd., West Dundee 60118 ROZ Randall Oaks Zoo 1180 N. Randall Rd., West Dundee 60118 Tu Tuesday Th Thursday Sa Saturday SHC Sleepy Hollow Center 875 Winmoor Dr., Sleepy Hollow 60118 SHP Sleepy Hollow Preschool 875 Winmoor Dr., Sleepy Hollow 60118 SR Senior Su Sunday TCAP Treehouse Center at

Follow all the fun !

Al Price Building 1180 N. Randall Rd., West Dundee 60118 Top Spot 202 S Western Ave, Carpentersville 60110 Washington Street Preschool 21 N. Washington St. Carpentersville 60110 No Online Registration Virtual Program Wednesday




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General Information

P ckleball? Interested In Check Out Page 8 • Open Gym Page 25 • Clinics & Leagues

Effective September 5-May 26

Rakow Center

(847) 428-7131 x1101 Fax (847) 262-3609 5:30 am-10:00 pm 7:00 am-5:00 pm

665 Barrington Ave., Carpentersville

Monday-Friday Saturday & Sunday Adult Activities Center Rakow Indoor Pool Hours

See Page 33

See Page 36 Fitness Center, Track and Whirlpool & Sauna are open during building hours. TRACK CLOSED: Saturdays: January 13-March 9, Sundays: October 22-March 10

Randall Oaks Recreation Center (847) 428-7131 x4260 500 N. Randall Rd., West Dundee Fax (847) 428-4880 Monday-Friday 5:00 am-10:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 7:00 am-5:00 pm Fitness Center and Track are open during building hours.

Holiday Hours

November 23 - Thanksgiving Day December 24 - Christmas Eve December 25 - Christmas Day December 31 - New Year’s Eve


7:00 am-2:00 pm


7:00 am-2:00 pm 7:00 am-2:00 pm

January 1 - New Year’s Day

March 31 - Easter


Registration Desks Hours

(Closed for all of the above holidays.) 9:00 am-8:00 pm 9:00 am-5:00 pm



Saturday Sunday

9:00 am-Noon


Download the Registration Form @

Registration continues until classes are filled or closed.





If you are new to Dundee Township Park District programming and want to register online, you’ll need to make a household account through our registration portal. Visit for directions on how to create an online account. Call (847) 428-7131 x4260 or x1101 for assistance.

Rainout Line Be alerted to weather closures, delays, or changes in hours.

Call (224) 204-0026 or visit • Winter 2023-2024 • Dundee Township Park District | 5

General Information

Our Executive Director A Message From Welcome, Commissioner Pam Griffin Commissioner Griffin was sworn in as our newest board member in May 2023 and brings a lot of energy and a willingness to ask questions and learn about the history of the Park District. Griffin’s election to the Board provides a new board member for the first time since 2007. She raised her family in the Dundee Township community and looks forward to serving on the board and the residents of the Dundee Town ship Park District. Woodland School Conveyance The Dundee Township Park District played a critical role and collaborated with Barrington School District 220 and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Dundee Township by temporarily taking

Sleepy Hollow Pool The Park Board and staff held an infor mational meeting on September 27 to update the community on the challeng es and conditions of the 60+ year-old pool. It is scheduled to close after the 2025 season as long as the integrity of the pool shell allows. The Park District is tasked with determining the next steps with consideration of a west side aquatic facility. The community will be engaged in this process, so please stay tuned for upcoming opportunities. The Park Board and staff wish you a wonderful holiday season and hope you take the time to visit our facilities, parks, and partake in our programs.

ownership of the shuttered Woodland School in Carpentersville in 2023 and then turning around and conveying it to the local Boys and Girls Club in the Fall of the same year. The property sat empty for many years and now will be converted by the Boys and Girls Clubs to the Woodlands Impact Center and provide vital services directed to under-served middle and high school students attending Barrington schools in their daily afterschool and summer programs. Grant Project Updates The small animal zoo building at Ran dall Oaks Park began construction in the summer of 2023 and is scheduled to be completed in 2024. This new facility will house many of our reptiles in a climate-controlled environment and be open year-round to zoo visitors. This project funding includes a $750,000 grant from the Public Museum Capital Grants Program – Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Illinois State Museum.

Dave Peterson, CPRP Executive Director 847-428-7131 x4001

at one of our parks or golf courses. Plant aTree

Let our reach be an extension of your reach. Advertise in our seasonal program guide and be delivered to over 25,000 homes in the Dundee Township area four times per year. Be seen in our digital version with an average of 150,000 pageviews. ADVERTISE WITH US AND INCREASE BUSINESS VISIBILITY Your Ad Here

Memorial Trees

• Trees generally are in the 2” to 3” caliper range, typically native or cultivars of species native to northern Illinois. • Planting occurs in spring or fall. • District staff will establish and maintain the tree for its life. • D edication Plaque Included • F ee: $800 For more information, call Park Services at (847) 551-4310 Monday-Friday 7:00 am-3:00 pm


Email the marketing team for ad availability at

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Table of Contents/Age Guide

Table of Contents

Adult . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Adult50+.. .. .. .. .. 33-35 Athletic Leagues 24-25 Aquatics . . . . . . . . . . . 36-39 Baton 27 Birthday Parties/Weddings . . . . 46 ChildCare. . . . . . . . . . 18-19 Dance 28-29

Early Childhood . . . . . . . . 16-17 Facilities & Parks Map . . . . . . . 47 Facility Rentals . . . . . . . . . . 45 General Information 4-6 Golf 31 Health&Fitness . . . . . . . . 9-13 MartialArts. . . . . . . . . . . 30 Open Gym 8

Pickleball 8, 25 Preschool . . . . . . . . . . 14-15 Racquetball . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Special Events . . . . . . . . . 2-3 Sports 24 Tumbling & Cheerleading . . . . . 26 Youth.. .. .. .. .. .. 20-23 Zoo&Nature . . . . . . . . . 40-44










Swim Lessons Cooking Classes Violin Lessons

3-10 3-15 3-18



4+ 4+

27 30 11 11 11 37 32 32 32 25 32 32 29 25 11

20, 22


Martial Arts Bungee Fitness Decades of Dance

23 28

12+ 12+ 12+ 12+ 12+ 18+ 16+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 21+

Aqua Babes

6 months-3 years 39 9 months-4 years 26 9 months-6 years 17 9 months-6 years 23



Tumbling & Cheer Preschool Open Gym

Youth Soccer (DTPD) Spring Program-Outdoor Tumbling & Cheerleading

Essential Oils

4-14 4-18


Group Exercise Classes Water Fitness Classes


Sign Language Tot & Kid Rock I

26 27 30 29 43 20 24 20 20 23 39 29 22 22 24 23 22 21 22 28


16 16 16 16


4+ 4+ 4+ 5-9 5-8

Horsemanship Photo Editing Photography

Kids ‘n Color

1 ½-3 1 ½-3 1 ½-3

Martial Arts Tap & Jazz

Getting to Know Me



24, 25


Valentines for the Animals

Spanish for Adults


Magic Classes

5-12 5-13 5-14 5-14 6-12 6-14 6-14 6-18 7-18 7-18 8-12 9-17 9-18 9-14 7+ 6+ 7-12 7-9

Sign Language Tap Dancing

Basketball Child Care

On My Own


16 16


Little Explorers


Women’s Volleyball League Friendship Yoga & Wine

Flag Spinning

Cartoon Drawing Class Children’s Theater

Jr. Swim Team

Hip Hop



Jewelry Making Piano Lessons Spanish Classes Sign Language Balloon Classes Horsemanship Contemporary Baseball Sat Live!





Tumbling & Cheerling



Book Club Day Trip

50+ 50+ 50+ 50+

35 34 35 35


Almost 3-5


22, 23

Fun To Be Me Soccer & T-Ball

3-4 3-4

16 17

Divine Beekeepers Local Artist Workshop


Pee Wee Sports

3-5 3-6 3-6 3-4 3-4 3-6

16 28 16 38 23 27 24 20 20 30 29 17 17 23


Winter Break Zoo Camp

18, 42

Sign Language

Wildlife Artist



Prep High School Basketball League

Kid Rock II

EVENTS/ACTIVITIES PROGRAM Charlie & the Chocolate Factory





Spanish Classes Swim Lessons Violin Lessons

3+ 5+

3 3

3-10 3-18

Frozen Oaks 5K






Pre K-Kindergarten Soccer League Piano Lessons Cooking Classes


All All All All All All All All All All

31 41 37 36 39 8

4-6 4-6 4+ 4+ 5-6 5-8 3-12 5-14

Groundhog Day

Lap Swim Open Gym Open Swim

Martial Arts Tap & Jazz

Private Swim Lessons


17, 24

Racquetball Rakow Regatta

8 3

Valentines for the Animals


Child Care



2, 41

Caroling to the Animals

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Open Gym/Racquetball


• 1 8 years & older: $5 or 10 visit punch pass for $30 • 17 years & under: $3 or 10 visit punch pass for $20 • Fitness Center Members: Free

Rakow Center





18+ Pickleball * *No Open Gym: 11/20, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19, 3/25

M 9:30-11:30 am Nov. 6-April 29

18+ Basketball *** ***No Open Gym: 12/25, 1/1

M 8:00-10:00 pm Nov. 6-April 29

18+ Pickleball ** **No Open Gym: 11/22, 12/27, 1/3, 3/27

W 9:30-11:30 am Nov. 8-April 24

18+ Indoor Soccer 40+ Basketball + + No Open Gym: 11/23

W 8:00-10:00 pm Nov. 8-April 24

Th 8:00-10:00 pm Nov. 9-April 25

18+ Pickleball

F 7:00-9:00 pm Nov. 10-April 26

Randall Oaks Recreation Center





18+ Basketball*** ***No Open Gym: 11/23

Th 8:00-10:00 pm Nov. 9-April 25

K-8th Grade Basketball** **No Open Gym:11/24, 12/29, 1/5, 2/16, 3/1, 3/29

F 4:00-6:00 pm Nov. 10-April 19

18+ Volleyball ++ ++ No Open Gym: 11/24

F 8:00-10:00 pm Nov. 10-April 26

Family Basketball ^+ ^A parent must be present at all times. + No Open Gym: 12/24, 12/31, 3/31 High School Basketball

Su 3:00-5:00 pm Nov. 12-April 28

Su 1:00-3:00 pm Nov. 12-Dec. 17 Tu 12:00-2:00 pm Jan. 9-March 19 Th 12:00-2:00 pm Jan. 11-March 21

Permanent Court Time (PCT) Court time can be purchased for $1.00 less per hour, 12 week minimum is required. Court Time Request forms are available at the Rakow Center. Patrons may reserve court time up to seven days in ad vance, with a maximum of two hours or two courts per reservation. Cancellation policy for court reservations: Reserved courts must be cancelled with at least 24 hours notice. Persons cancelling a court reservation with less than 24 hours notice may be charged the full court fee. Rakow Center Racquetball Sept.-May - Court Time Fees: $9.00/hour (all fees are due prior to usage) Monday-Friday 6:00 am-5:00 pm $9/Hour 5:00-8:00 pm $12/Hour Saturday & Sunday 7:00 am-1:00 pm $12/Hour 1:00-5:00 pm $9/Hour Racquetball Court Reservations

18+ Pickleball 18+ Pickleball

NO SCHOOL OPEN GYM Jan. 15 • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Fall Break • Nov. 20-22, 24 Winter Break • Dec. 26-29 & Jan. 2-5 Spring Break • March 25-29 BREAK OPEN GYM Parents may attend with child during open gyms listed below. Fees apply.

Feb. 19 • Presidents’ Day April 26 • Institute Day March 1 • Institute Day


Rakow Center: 11:00 am-3:00 pm

Randall Oaks Recreation Center: 10:00 am-2:00 pm

Drop-In Basketball at Randall Oaks Recreation Center and Rakow Center Please note that drop-in basketball availability changes daily due to rentals and programming scheduled in the gym. For availability, please call 847-428-7131. • A ll fitness members and guests must check in at the Fitness Center and sign a waiver • Fitness members: Free • Fitness member guest: $7 • General drop-in: $10


• Basketball games played to 11 points – each basket 1 point. • After three wins, a team must sit out until the next available game. • Players must control their language, or they may be asked to leave! • Basketballs are not supplied. Please bring your own. • No dunking.

• Fitness Center Members need to present your ID card each time. • K-8 Parents must be present to sign in the child and sign the waiver. • Full-court games may be restricted, based on numbers.

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Winter Workout , Sleighed It !

Health & Fitness

Hours Effective Sept. 5-May 26 Holiday Hours: Dec. 24 & 31, Jan. 1 - Open 7:00 am-2:00 pm • Nov. 23 & Dec. 25 - Closed

Rakow Fitness Center Monday-Friday • 5:30 am-10:00 pm Saturday & Sunday • 7:00 am-5:00 pm

Monday-Friday • 5:00 am-10:00 pm Saturday & Sunday • 7:00 am-5:00 pm Randall Oaks Fitness Center

• State-of-the-Art Equipment

• Free Weights • Cyber VR3 Equipment • Rowers • Indoor Pool* See Page 36 • Sauna • Whirlpool

• Personal Training • Group Exercise Classes • Walking/ Running Track • Open Gym* See Page 8

• State-of-the-Art Equipment

• Bikes • Expresso Bikes • Cycle Ergometer • Free Weights • Full Resistance Line • Plate Loaded Equipment • Olympic Benches • Lateral Trainer

• Rower • Personal Training • Group Exercise Classes • Elevated Walking/ Running Track • Open Gym* See Page 8

• Ellipticals • Treadmills • AMTs • Arc Trainers • Step Mills • Steppers • Recumbent Stepper

• Ellipticals • Treadmills • Steppers • Upright Bikes • Recumbent Bikes


Walking/Running Indoor Track

Whirlpool • Effective Sept. 5-May 26

Monday-Friday: 5:30 am-9:45 pm Saturday/Sunday: 7:00 am-4:45 pm

Rakow Center

14 laps = 1 mile

Randall Oaks Recreation Center 12 laps = 1 mile 12 years and older may use the track. 6-11 years must be accompanied by an adult. 5 years and younger may not be on track. Strollers and street shoes are not permitted. RAKOW CENTER TRACK CLOSED : Saturdays: January 13-March 9, Sundays: October 22-March 10

Drop-in Fee: $3 (R) /$3.50 (NR) Free (FM) Senior (62+): $2 • Winter 2023-2024 • Dundee Township Park District | 9

Health & Fitness

• CURRENT MEMBER WILL RECEIVE TWO MONTHS FREE WITH EACH NEW MEMBER REFERRAL • 20% OFF 10 & 20 PERSONAL TRAINING SESSION PACKAGES • Pay in full for an annual fitness member ship and receive two months free. • P ay for an annual fitness membership via *EFT make no payment until 2/20/2024 * Pay by Electronic Funds Transfer. All EFT policy terms apply. Score More in 2024 NEW & EXISTING MEMBERS New Year’s Specials

Fitness Memberships

An All-Inclusive Fitness Membership includes use of both Fitness Centers, Group Exercise Classes (excluding water fitness) , open gym, lap swim, sauna, whirlpool, and two guest passes.

Annual Resident

Estimated Monthly

Annual Nonresident

Estimated Monthly



$35 $30 $27

$503 $425 $392

$42 $36 $32

Additional Family Member $359

Senior/Student Ages 12-24 and 62+


Individual One Month Membership


Daily Fitness Pass 10 Visit Punch Pass

$10 per visit


Guest Pass

$7 per guest per visit w/member $10 per guest per visit w/out member

Group Exercise

Group Exercise Class Pass

Free (FM) /$7 per guest per class (NFM)

3 Month Unlimited Group Exercise Pass

$125 (R) /$145 (NR) Valid from date of purchase

Corporate Membership

Let your employees know you care–promote health and fitness. Minimum of 5 employees required to begin and maintain a corporate membership. New members may be added at any time during the year. Annual Corporate Estimated Monthly 5 or More Members $359 per person $30 per person

Free Week JANUARY 1-7, 2024

Personal Training Accomplish your fitness goals, be healthier and have more energy with the aid of a Nationally Certified Personal Trainer, who will instruct and motivate you in the areas in which you would like to focus. Personal Training is offered at both the Randall Oaks Recreation Center and the Rakow Center. Training Packages Individual 1 session $49 3 sessions $141 5 sessions $222 10 sessions $421 20 sessions $796


Each session is an hour.

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Health & Fitness

SilverSneakers® Our Fitness Centers are an approved Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness program. This benefit is included in many Medicare health plans and provides complimentary Fitness Memberships to seniors! To confirm eligibility visit the SilverSneakers® website. Then bring the Silver Sneakers® card or 16-digit Healthways ID number to either Fitness Center to sign up for a complimentary fitness membership. Renew Active® Our Fitness Centers are an approved United Healthcare Renew Active® Fitness program. This benefit is included in many Medicare health plans and provides complimentary Fitness Memberships to seniors! To confirm eligibility visit the Renew Active® website. Then bring the Renew Active® card or 10-digit ID number to either Fitness Center to sign up for a complimentary Fitness Membership. For more information, contact Sherry at (847) 428-7131 x2203. Come celebrate the coming of Spring with an evening of Friendship, Yoga and Wine! The evening begins with a time of gathering while enjoying a complimentary glass of wine; a cash bar is also available. The class follows, offering a variety of Yoga styles! Beginners to advanced are welcome! Gathering time: 6:00-7:00 pm (no drinks served after 7:00 pm). Class time: 7:00 8:00 pm. All participants must register in person at the Randall Oaks Recreation Center or Rakow Center prior to attending this event. No online registration will be accepted. No program registration will be accepted at the Randall Oaks Golf Course. *Must be 21 years or older to participate. 10108-00 Feb. 21 W/6:00-8:00 pm $30 ROGC AGES 65+ Bungee Fitness 12 years & older Improve your agility, increase your speed, strengthen your balance, and have a blast while performing movements that defy gravity! Bungee Fitness is a great low impact alternative for plyometric exercises and HIIT training! Suitable for all fitness levels; some size restrictions may apply. 10143-00 Jan. 8-29 M/6:15-7:00 pm $30 RA 10143-01 Feb. 5-26 M/6:15-7:00 pm $30 RA 10143-02 March 4-25 M/6:15-7:00 pm $30 RA Decades of Dance Party 12 years & older Travel thru time as we roll back the years to experience some of the hottest moves that were popular decades ago and dance our way to the present day! Ages 12- 15 must be accompanied by an adult to participate. 10144-00 March 8 F/6:30-8:00 pm $20 RORC Friendship, Yoga & Wine 21 years & older*

the 4th class 25 % OFF

Register for 3 fitness classes, get

Essential Oils 12 years & older It is so much fun to experiment with Essential Oils! The aromas can be uplifting, grounding, energizing, relaxing, etc. Maybe you have not used Essential Oils before and are curious about what they are and how to use them safely. Or perhaps you want to know how to save money by making your own products or give them as gifts. Here’s you opportunity to learn how to use Essential Oils safely! Essential Oils for Spring Cleaning Essential Oils have chemical compounds with natural cleansing properties and invigorating aromas. In this DIY Workshop, you will learn which oils have cleansing prop erties and which ones are best for cleaning certain items. You’ll make a cleansing spray, foaming hand soap and go home with a 5/8 dram custom blend; leaving with several other ideas as well as a free e-book (subject to availability)! All supplies are included! 10118-00 Feb. 6 Tu/1:00-2:30 pm $35 RORC 10118-01 Feb. 7 W/7:00-8:30 pm $35 RORC Essential Oils for Personal Care Learn how to safely add Essential Oils to your beauty regimen to promote healthy skin. In this DIY Workshop, you’ll make a facial toner, body scrub, and a custom facial oil blend. You’ll leave with many other ideas and a free e-book (subject to availability)! All supplies are included! 10119-00 March 5 Tu/1:00-2:30 pm $35 RORC 10119-01 March 6 W/7:00-8:30 pm $35 RORC

Generously supported by:

To Qualify: Must have HONORABLE character of service, permanent/chronic injury/illness acquired after discharge or service connected rating 10%+

For more information please contact: Trisha Palmiera, CTRS 815-459-0737 or • Winter 2023-2024 • Dundee Township Park District | 11

Health & Fitness

Rakow Center Group Exercise in the East/West Dundee Room (unless otherwise noted).

12 years & older








Zumba® 9:00-10:00 am

Power Hour* 9:30-10:30 am

Forever Strong 8:45-9:30 am

Power Hour* 9:30-10:30 am

Gentle Flow Yoga 8:00-9:00 am

Zumba® 10:00-11:00 am

Zumba® 10:00-11:00 am

Pilates 11:30 am-12:30 pm

Senior Aerobics/ Stretch & Strength 10:45-11:45 am

Pilates 11:30 am-12:30 pm

Senior Aerobics/ Stretch & Strength 10:45-11:45 am

Yoga Sculpt 5:30-6:15 pm

Yoga Sculpt 6:30-7:15 pm

Fitness Members • FREE (Excluding Water Fitness) Non Fitness Members • Drop-in Fee = $7 3 Month Unlimited Pass = $125(R)/$145(NR) ( Valid from date of purchase) Download the Winter Group Exercise Schedule @


Classic Cardio Drumming 6:30-7:15 pm

Effective Jan. 2-March 30 Classes subject to change. • Please bring your own towel.

g Senior Aerobics/ Stretch & Strength RA Join us for easy-to-follow, low-im pact aerobics in a casual and friendly atmosphere! Strength movements follow and the class ends with stretching for the entire body. You are encouraged to work at your own pace with modifi cations offered throughout the class. Come join the fun and be challenged at the same time! Non Fitness Member Punch Passes are available for this class. Ten half-hour sessions for $20(R)/$25(NR). g Vertical Pilates RORC Would you like to strengthen your core without lying on the floor? Here’s the class for you! Perform ing standing Pilates exercises will strengthen and tone your core muscles as well as improve your balance and stretch your body. BODYPUMP™ is the original barbell-based workout specifically designed to help you get lean, toned and fit. Combines motivat ing music and scientifically proven movements to help you achieve these targets quicker than working out on your own. g Power Hour RA Strengthen and shape your body with this challenging workout that uses a variety of equipment and resistance movements. For all fitness levels! Resistance Arrive 10 minutes early for set up. g BODYPUMP™ RORC

g Pure Strength RORC Bring the weight room into the studio! Use heavier weights and fewer reps to increase muscular strength rather than muscular endurance. Appropriate for all fitness levels! g RIP RORC If you love BODYPUMP,™ then you will love RIP. Incorporates exercises from both traditional and non- traditional techniques and matches these movements to music to create a simple, safe, fun and effective method of strength training. RORC Get a great full body workout combining elements of Pilates, Yoga, Strength and Dance with varied levels of cardio intensity. Lighter weights, more repetitions, and larger ranges of motion are used to tone, sculpt, and stretch those muscles. g Cardio Kickbox Power RORC Build your confidence and car diovascular endurance with this high-energy class incorporating a variety of punching/kicking combos, as well as strength and balance work while increasing your coordi nation and stamina! High and low impact options make this a great experience for all fitness levels. g Circuit Fit RORC Experience a variety of cardio sports-related drills to improve your overall fitness. Work at your own pace but be motivated to push your limits. Fusion g Barre Sculpt

g PILOXING® RORC Uniquely blends the power, speed and agility of boxing with the beautiful sculpting and flexibility of Pilates. It’s a fat-torching, muscle-sculpting, core-centered interval workout. g TabataFit RORC Burn some serious calories by performing functional and body weight exercises in quick bursts that will get your heart rate up to increase your cardiovascular endurance. Follow that with more traditional strength moves for a RORC Incorporates fat-burning cardio drills, muscular strength and en durance training using a variety of equipment or body weight, balance challenges, core work, and ends with a relaxing stretch. Multiple fitness level options are offered to create a challenging workout perfect for you! total body workout. g Total Body Blast g Fitness Pilates RORC A core-centered workout where the movements are challenged by changes in tempo, range of mo tion or by adding resistance thru the use of fitness equipment. g Gentle Flow Yoga RA Learn a breathing technique that heats the body from within and improves your focus. Combining sun salutation-based, breath synchronized and mindful move ments, this challenging class will leave you feeling reinvigorated yet relaxed. Mind & Body


g Classic Cardio RORC Come join the fun in this high- energy, low-impact cardio class! Enjoy the music without the fancy footwork – there may be a few “retro” steps, too!! All fitness levels welcome – especially beginners!! g Classic Cardio Drumming RA This 50/50 class combines two fan favorites: Classic Cardio and Differ ent Drummer. Half of the class will be cardio intervals with weight training. The other half will be cardio drumming set to upbeat music. g Forever Strong RA Work your major and minor muscle groups with movements address ing strength, muscle endurance, flexibility, balance and coordina tion. Great for all levels of experi ence – especially beginners! RORC Practice Yoga adapted to the needs of those with mobility issues. Be led through seated Yoga poses designed to enhance your overall physical fitness and control pain. You’ll per form coordinated movements to improve your balance and reduce your chances of falling. All this leads to a greater sense of well-being during your normal daily activities! g Different Drummer RORC Different Drummer is a unique sensory/motor program using drumsticks to tone the body. Add energetic music and you can’t help but have lots of fun! No previous drumming experience or skills are required. Participants may also be seated, if necessary. 50 Years & Older g Chair Yoga

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Health & Fitness

Randall Oaks Recreation Center Group Exercise in the Group Exercise Studio (unless otherwise noted). 12 years & older



WEDNESDAY Mindful Yoga 5:05-5:50 am

THURSDAY Pilates Mix 8:15-9:00 am




Total Body Blast 8:00-9:00 am

Zumba® 7:00-7:45 am Spin* 8:00-9:00 am

Barre Sculpt 8:00-9:00 am

BODYPUMP* 8:00-9:00 am Spin* 9:15-10:15 am

Spin* 8:30-9:30 am

RIP* 9:15-10:15 am

Circuit Fit 6:00-7:00 am

Total Body Spin* 9:15-10:15 am

Cardio Kickbox Power 9:15-10:15 am

Bollywood Dance 3:45-4:30 pm

Fitness Pilates 10:45-11:45 am

Total Body Spin* 9:15-10:15 am

Multi-Step 8:00-9:00 am

Pure Strength 10:30-11:30 am

Zumba® 10:30-11:30 am

PILOXING® 10:30-11:30 am

Chair Yoga 12:00-12:45 pm

TabataFit 10:30-11:30 am

BODYPUMP* 9:15-10:15 am

Yoga Body & Mind 11:45 am-12:45 pm

Different Drummer 11:45 am-12:30 pm

Zumba ® 4:20-5:15 pm

Yoga Body & Mind 11:45 am-12:45 pm

Tai-Chi QiGong 11:00 -11:45 am

Classic Cardio 1:00-1:45 pm

Revitalizing Yoga 4:15-5:00 pm

Spin* 5:30-6:15 pm

PILOXING® 4:15-5:10 pm

Vertical Pilates 12:00-12:45 pm

BODYPUMP* 5:30-6:30 pm

Bollywood Dance 5:15-6:00 pm

Effective Jan. 2- March 30 Classes subject to change. Winter

BODYPUMP* 6:30-7:30 pm

BODYPUMP* 5:30-6:30 pm

Happy Hour Yoga 4:15-5:10 pm

MixxedFit® 6:45-7:45 pm

Slow Yoga 6:45-7:45 pm

Spin* 5:25-6:15 pm

BODYPUMP* 8:00-9:00 pm



Spin* Fusion

BODYPUMP* 6:30-7:30 pm

Mind & Body


Years & Older *Please arrive at least 10 minutes before class for equipment set up. Please bring your own towel.

Zumba® 7:45-8:30 pm

g Happy Hour Yoga RORC Take time between your work day and evening to clear your mind, de-stress, recharge your body and have some fun in our multi-level class of Yoga postures. g Mindful Yoga RORC In some translations, the word Yoga means to “unite” the body and the mind. The word Mindful can refer to the practice of “re membering” to be more present. This class may help you practice taking care of your body and your mind both on and off the mat. g Pilates RA Pilates is a mind/body relationship which focuses on breathing and strengthening the power-house muscles (abdominals and lower back). Pilates rings will be used. g Pilates Mix RORC Incorporates traditional Pilates movements with barre combina tions using equipment such as weights, balls and bands.

g Revitalizing Yoga RORC Wind down the week with a gentle Yoga class including breathwork, stretches, long Yin holds and ending with deep relaxation. Yoga mas sage balls may also be used. g Slow Yoga RORC Encourages deep relaxation via the slow release of tension in the muscles and spine in order to sustain inner contentment amidst RORC Tai-Chi QiGong involves slow, gen tle movements synced with deep breathing and mental awareness to strengthen and stretch the body. Focus on how your body moves thru space to improve your balance and safely increase your body’s ranges of motion. g Yoga Body & Mind RORC De-stress and recharge your body through Yoga postures combined with traditional strengthening and stretching exercises. the stressors of life. g Tai-Chi QiGong

g Yoga Sculpt RA Sculpt/Flex/Flow! An all-around great workout with relaxation time at the end. Yoga Sculpt incorporates light weights to sculpt your body and traditional Vinyasa Yoga flows to improve your cardio and flexibility. RORC An indoor cycling program for all fitness and skill levels! Control your own intensity while being challenged with overall body conditioning. g Total Body Spin RORC Experience an energizing ride followed by strength work for the upper body and core. Great for all fitness levels, you’ll leave feeling “totally” conditioned! Spin Arrive 10 minutes early for set up. g Spin


g Bollywood Dance RORC This unique aerobic workout fuses traditional dance moves from India with modern Hip-Hop and Jazz! Pop Indian music will be used to en hance your BOLLYWOOD DANCE experience! All levels of fitness and dance are welcome. g MixxedFit® RORC Work out to your favorite songs and add explosive and body toning movements making your workout more effective and challenging. The choreography is simple and easy to follow, allowing you to create your own intensity and focus on getting RORC High energy and exciting cho reography will guarantee a fun workout! This unique format uses two to four steps to increase your cardio endurance! g Zumba® RA/RORC Combine low and high intensity moves for an interval-style, calo rie-burning Dance Fitness Party! As you feel the Latin and World rhythms, you’ll see why Zumba® is often called “exercise in disguise!” lost in the music. g Multi-Step • Winter 2023-2024 • Dundee Township Park District | 13


We offer a wide variety of opportunities for children between the ages of Almost 3 to 5 years old.

Drop In at Our Open House Tuesday, January 9 Washington Street Preschool • 6:00-7:30 pm Wednesday, January 10 Rakow Center • 6:00-7:30 pm Thursday, January 11 Sleepy Hollow Preschool • 6:00-7:30 pm

2024/2025 Registration

Resident Registration Begins Saturday, February 3

Randall Oaks Recreation Center • 9:00 am to noon Nonresident Registration Begins Saturday, February 17 Rakow or Randall Oaks Recreation Center • Starting at 9:00 am

Download the Preschool Registration Form @

2024/2025 School Year

Program #


Monthly Fee^ Location

Currently taking enrollment for the 2023/24 School Year For enrollment/payment procedures please visit Children in our preschool program are actively involved in a curriculum that stresses the social, emotional, physical, and academic aspects of their development. Younger children are taught skills for building strong self-reliance and positive social interaction. Children ages 4-5 prepare for kindergarten based on District 300 expectations through exposure to a variety of academic units and social/emotional learning. Our professional staff of teachers and aides have a common goal: to create a warm, accepting environment, which supports the development of the whole child.

Almost 3 Years Old - 2027 Kindergarten Start Preschool-3 Years - 2026 Kindergarten Start Preschool-3 Years - 2026 Kindergarten Start

54299-00 54299-01 54299-02 54299-04 54299-05

Tu/Th/9:00-11:00 am $145 (R) /$175 (NR) M/W/9:00-11:00 am $145 (R) /$175 (NR) Tu/Th /9:00-11:00 am $145 (R) /$175 (NR) Tu/Th/12:00-2:00 pm $145 (R) /$175 (NR) Tu/Th/9:00-11:00 am $145 (R) /$175 (NR)



Mixed Preschool 3-5 Years

Mixed Preschool* 3-5 Years *with optional Extended Learning Time

54299-05ET Tu/Th/11:00 am-12:30 pm $95 (R) /$125 (NR) M/W/F/8:45-11:15 am $225 (R) /$255 (NR) 54299-07ET M/W/F/11:15 am-12:45 pm $139 (R) /$169 (NR) 54299-07


Mixed Preschool* 3-5 Years *with optional Extended Learning Time Pre-Kindergarten 4-5 Years 2025 Kindergarten Start *with optional Extended Learning Time


M/W/F/8:45-11:15 am $225 (R) /$255 (NR)


54299-08ET M/W/F/11:15 am-12:45 pm $139 (R) /$169 (NR)

Pre-Kindergarten 4-5 Years 2025 Kindergarten Start


M/W/F/8:45-11:15 am $225 (R) /$255 (NR)


Pre-Kindergarten* 4-5 Years (5 Day) 2025 Kindergarten Start *with optional Extended Learning Time


M-F/8:45-11:15 am $370 (R) /$400 (NR)

RAP ^^

54299-10ET M-F/11:15 am-12:45 pm $242 (R) /$272 (NR)

Pre-Kindergarten 4-5 Years 2025 Kindergarten Start

54299-11 M/W/F/11:45 am-2:15 pm $225 (R) /$255 (NR)


10% Sibling Discount

Save 5% when paying in full!

First day of the 2024/25 school year is Monday August 19, or Tuesday August 20, 2024

Pre-Kindergarten* 4-5 Years 2025 Kindergarten Start *with optional Extended Learning Time

54299-26 Tu/W/Th/8:45-11:15 am $239 (R) /$269 (NR)

WSP ***

54299-26ET Tu/W/Th/11:15 am-1:45 pm $239 (R) /$269 (NR)

*Extended Learning Time is socially structured learning time involving free-play, arts and crafts, story time, games, and lunch. Participants must bring their own lunch/beverage. For holidays and school days off, Dundee Township Park District Preschool follows School District 300 calendar. ** This 3 day class’s fees are higher due to more days of school per year with no Monday or Friday Holidays. ^^ This class is a 5 day a week class. ^ $50 supply fee and $40 nonrefundable registration fee is not included in this price. Note: At this time DTPD cannot accept Flexible Spending Account cards for payment.

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3-5 years

The Funshine Treehouse Zoo Preschool at Randall Oaks Zoo provides a child-led environment where children are encouraged to discover at their own pace. We offer a warm and supportive environment that promotes each child’s social, emotional, and cognitive development. Through learning about animals and nature, every day is a discovery for our students. Preschoolers must be able to toilet independently, please no pull ups. For enrollment/payment procedures please visit For more info call Kath at (847) 551-4310 x5006. 2024-2025 School Year Monthly Fee

Age 3 by 11/1/2024 58312-AM

Aug. 20-May 15

Tu, Th/9:00 am-11:00 am $172(R)/$200(NR) TCAP

Mixed Ages 3-5 - Age 3 by 9/1/2024 58312-PM Aug. 20-May15

Tu, Th/12:00 pm-2:30 pm $220(R)/$250(NR) TCAP

Zoo Preschool Open House Friday, December 8 • 5:30-7:00 pm Come and visit Funshine Treehouse’s cozy class room and meet our teachers. We will make a craft for the wild birds and snack on holiday cookies.

Ages 4 & 5 by 9/1/2024 58313-AM

Download the Funshine Treehouse Registration Forms @ M,W,F/9:00 am-12:00 pm $360(R)/$420(NR) TCAP Extended Time Bring your lunch to school for some additional relaxing time in our cozy classroom. 58313-PM Aug. 19-May 16 M,W,F/12:00 pm-1:30 pm $180(R)/$210(NR) TCAP Aug.19-May 16


10% Sibling Discount

Save 5% when paying in full!

$40 non-refundable registration fee not included. NOTE: At this time DTPD cannot accept Flexible Spending Account cards for payment.

2024/2025 Funshine Treehouse Zoo Preschool Registration

Current & Alumni Families • Saturday, January 13 Resident • Saturday, January 20 Nonresident • Saturday, January 27

Take a tour of all our Preschool classrooms on our

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Early Childhood Rock N’ Kids

On My Own 2 years with optional parent Children will learn to gain independence and positive social interaction through theme-based activities. Circle time with songs and a story combined with free-form art will provide the perfect first experience for your child to work toward being on their own. This class is to try to build separation. Parents are welcome to be a part of the classes working toward the goal of not being in the room by the end of the classes. You may leave your child when you feel it is time. 14110-00 Jan. 10-Feb. 28 W/9:00-10:00 am $76(R)/$96(NR) RORC

1-5 years This interactive class has everyone on their feet! We all learn together while engaging in active, creative, music-based activities, while 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, rhythm and coordination, fine and gross motor, imagination and sensory, listening and following directions skills. Sing, dance, play, learn and imagine with us! Contractual Tot Rock Ages 1-2 ½ years with parent 14170-00 Jan. 11-Feb. 8

Th/9:30-10:10 am Th/9:30-10:10 am

$61(R)/$81(NR) $61(R)/$81(NR)



Feb. 22-March 21

Kid Rock I Ages 2-3 years with parent 14171-00 Jan. 11-Feb. 8

Th/10:20-11:00 am Th/10:20-11:00 am

$61(R)/$81(NR) $61(R)/$81(NR)



Feb. 22-March 21

Kid Rock II Ages 3-5 14172-00

Jan. 11-Feb. 8

Th/11:10-11:50 am Th/11:10-11:50 am

$61(R)/$81(NR) $61(R)/$81(NR)



Feb. 22-March 21

Getting to Know Me 1½-3 years with parent Let’s discover and use our five senses. Weekly themed art projects and activities will surprise the children with taste, touch, smell, sight and sounds. Actively participate with your child as he or she discovers the world around him/her. 14101-00 Jan. 9-Feb. 27 Tu/9:15-10:00 am $72(R)/$92(NR) RA Kids ‘n Colors 1½-3 years with parent We will introduce a new color each week through crafts, songs, books and the color bag of surprises. This class will help your child transition from parent and child to child only classes. 14108-00 Jan. 11-Feb. 29 Th/9:15-10:00 am $72(R)/$92(NR) RORC

Little Explorers 2-4 years with optional parent We will use stories, crafts and activities to explore the world around us through themes such as dinosaurs, bugs, vehicles, and our earth. Bring your imagination and creativity! Parents are free to leave the class when their child is ready. 14121-00 Jan. 12-March 15* F/10:30-11:15 am $72(R)/$92(NR) RORC *No Class: 2/16, 3/1 Fun To Be Me 3-4 years Two hours of fun and socialization through songs, show-and tell, crafts, games, story time and more! Activities will be based on weekly themes. Sign-up fast for this popular class that will help your child find their independence. Children must be toilet trained. 14102-00 Jan. 8-March 11* M/9:30-11:30 am $104(R)/$124(NR) RORC *No Class: 1/15, 2/19 I Speak Spanish 3-6 years Join us right from your living room as we explore new cultures and learn the Spanish language via the interactive Zoom platform! Children will learn conversational Spanish through fun and interactive activities and music. Each session covers new material. Taught live by a Language in Action, Inc. instructor. Zoom login information will be emailed to participants the day before the first class. Contractual 14274-00 Jan. 22-March 4* M/5:00-5:45 pm $99(R)/$119(NR) Virtual 14274-01 March 11-April 15 M/5:00-5:45 pm $99(R)/$119(NR) Virtual *No Class: 2/19

S.M.I.L.E. 1½-3 years with parent Children will engage with music: S-ing, M-ove, I-mitate, L-isten, and E-ngage. This class will provide hands-on exploration! Blocks, bubbles, music makers and playdough will help improve fine motor skills. Moving to the beats of the music and singing classics such as “Wheels on the Bus” and “Head Shoulders Knees and Toes” will assist in building coordination. We’ll press play to the music and move to the groove. 14120-00 Jan. 12-March 15* F/9:00-10:00 am $76(R)/$96(NR) RORC *No Class: 2/16, 3/1

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