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Fall II Programs

Online programs are open to everyone and registration is ongoing.  Register today.
In-person programs have been suspended as of Friday, November 20.



Key Dates

Fall Session I
Session Dates: September 8th  through October 24th

Fall Session II at Most Parks*

Monday, October 12 Programs available for viewing online
Monday, October 19 @ 9 am Online registration begins for in-person programs at parks west of California Ave. and for all virtual programs
Tuesday, October 20 @ 9 am Online registration begins  for in-person programs at parks east of California Ave.
Tuesday, October 20 @ noon Online registration begins for in-person programs at gymnastic centers 
Friday, October 23  In-Person registration begins, dependant on the number of spots remaining. 
The week of November 2nd through the week of December 14th** Programs Session Dates
Friday, November 6 Registration closes for in-person programs only.  

* Programs at McFetridge & Morgan Park Sports Centers, and Gately & Addams Park follow a different schedule. Go here to view that schedule.
** No classes on Tuesday, November 3 and Wednesday, November 4 at parks which serve as polling sites.         


Online Programs by Age Group

Information for In-Person Programs

  • Smaller group sizes will be implemented in accordance with CDC, IDPH, and CDPH guidelines. Staff to participant ratio will be 1:9.
  • Participants must practice social distancing. 
  • Participants are required to wear their own face covering/mask during programming.
  • Everyone must attend programs in good health. If any symptoms present, the child will be isolated and a parent will be called to take the child home.
  • Participants must bring their own water; drinking fountains will not be available.

Information for Online Programs

  • Most programs are hosted via Zoom. Aquatics and Gymnastic Center classes use Microsoft TEAMS.
    The link for a class will be listed on the registration receipt.
  • An account is required to register and participate in a class. If you do not already have an ActiveNet account, set up an account now.
  • With the limited number of spaces available in each class, it is recommended to sign up early.
  • To ensure a safe online experience, all virtual programs will require the name of the person taking the class be provided.  This name must match the name of the person entered when registering. 
  • Please review and keep your ActiveNet registration receipt. 
    • You will find the meeting link and password for each registered program on the receipt.
    • When it is time for a program to begin, click the meeting link on the receipt and enter the listed password when prompted.


What people are saying about online classes:

"...when it is difficult to leave one's home, these classes have been a life saver!”
- Jackie P.

“…thank you for getting creative and adapting your usual in-person exercise classes into a wonderful virtual format.”
- Angela K