The Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department is now offering fitness programs at its new location at the Van Emmon Activity Center (102 E Van Emmon St, Yorkville). Classes will be offered during the week in the mornings and evenings, and on Saturday mornings. A full list of fitness classes and descriptions are featured below. For more information on class times, please refer to the current catalog. To register for a class visit yorkville.il.us/register.
Benefit the body and mind through Hatha Yoga. Hatha Yoga is the most widely practiced form of Yoga in America. Through breath, posture, and meditation, participants will reduce anxiety as well as achieve physical goals, create muscle tone, and increase flexibility during poses that align the body. Participants should bring a Yoga mat, towel, and water bottle to class. Preregistration is required. Registration is available online at Yorkville.il.us/register.
This Hatha class is an enjoyable, yet functional fitness approach that caters to all abilities by allowing participants to stand with a mat or use a chair for stability. Improve your flexibility, strength, and range of motion while reversing the effects of aging through slow, deliberate movements and breath control. Participants should bring a Yoga mat, towel, and water bottle to class. Preregistration is required. Registration is available online at Yorkville.il.us/register.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international music and dance themes that create a dynamic and exciting workout that is based on the principle that a workout should be "FUN AND EASY TO DO". The routines feature aerobic and fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Preregistration is required. Registration is available online at Yorkville.il.us/register.
STRONG by Zumba® is a revolutionary high-intensity workout led by music to motivate you to crush your ultimate fitness goals. Class will combine high-intensity interval training with the science of synced music motivation. In every class, music and moves sync perfectly to push you beyond your limits. Two registration options are available for the STRONG by Zumba only. You may register for this program via a punch card system, $25 for 5 visits or drop in and only pay $5 per class! You can attend scheduled classes around your own schedule for maximum flexibility.
Please note, punch cards will expire 6 weeks after purchase.
Meet the Instructors
Hi I’m Kayla! I love all things fitness and fun! I cannot wait to bring STRONG by Zumba to Yorkville! This class is so amazing and unique! Staying active is not only important but a passion of mine, and I survive to show others that staying fit can be fun! Aside from teaching and training, I love being a mom and wife and spending time with my family. I hope see you in class soon! Let’s reach your fitness goals together!
Charity has loved being a part of Zumba for the past 8 years! Zumba has inspired her to get physically fit and have lots of fun in the process. She has more energy for her 2 daughters and 8 nieces and nephews. She enjoys spending time with family, playing games, and scrapbooking. She has been teaching Zumba for a number of years now and is certified by the Athletics and Fitness Association of American for group fitness.
For additional information on fitness classes and other activities offered through the Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department, please refer to the current catalog. To register from your computer or mobile device, please visit Yorkville.il.us/register. If you are having trouble with the online registration system, please reach out to us by email any time or phone 630-553-4357 during office hours.