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Adult Recreation Programs

Is life moving too fast? Take a break from the routine and sign up for a class at Gurnee Park District. When you enroll in any of our programs, you’re bound to have a winning outcome. Convenient hours accommodate most schedules. Enjoy the company of adults in a community setting while you have fun exploring new interests!

For specific information on pricing and program dates, please view our Current Brochure.

Painting: Beginner - Advanced at Hunt Club Park Community Center

Classes for beginning to advanced artists, introduces composition, color theory, and techniques needed to successfully complete a painting. Individual instruction will be given.  Enjoy the excitement of filling your walls with your own original artwork. Click here for a list of supplies which students are responsible to purchase in addition to the class fee. Instructed by Sallie Roniss

 

Holiday Flower Arranging

Dress up your table for the holiday season with fresh flowers.  Bring your imagination and a sharp knife or choppers to class.  All other supplies are furnished.  This hands-on class is led by Jean Balmes. 

 

Adult Dance

Take A Spin at Adult Dance at Viking Park Community Center

Take A Spin at Adult Dance at Viking Park Community Center

Exercise doesn’t have to be a chore to stay healthy. Dance is a great way to burn calories, strengthen your bones and provides a great cardiovascular workout as well.  Besides the health benefits, you will have fun along with socializing with friends.
Singles welcome.

Ballroom Dance

Discover the wonderful world of ballroom dancing.  Learn to lead or follow as you practice the basics and variations of the Fox Trot and Waltz.  Requests are honored if time permits.  Singles are welcome.  Instructed by Jan Keller.

Latin & Swing Dance

Learn to dance the Cha Cha, Tango and Rhumba, plus Swing.  Have fun learning new dances and get a great workout, too.  Requests are honored if time permits.  Singles welcome.  Instructed by Jan Keller.  

Happy Holi-Dance

Gain the confidence to dance like a star in this class.  Focused on holiday dinner dance events, this class will teach the basics of Ballroom, Swing and Latin dance.  Singles welcome.  Requests will be honored if time permits.  Instructed by Jan Keller. 

 

 

 

Monthly Mixers & Sponsors

Tuesdays ~ 11:30am-1:00pm ~ Viking Park Dance Hall

Join your friends at our popular monthly luncheons.  Enjoy a catered meal and professional entertainment every month. Register early as space is limited.  To be on the direct mailing list, contact us at 847-623-7788. The Park District wishes to thank our sponsors for making our luncheons possible!  If you would like to sponsor a Monthly Mixer; please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 847-599-3745

Click HERE to download registration forms

September 9 ~ Sponsored by:  Barbara J Swanson

October 7

November 11

December 2 ~ Sponsored by:  Community Trust Credit Union

 

Viking Park Singers

Viking Park Singers

Love to sing? Want to have fun singing with a great bunch of people at a “recreational pace”? Then check out the Viking Park Singers! Under the direction of Rita Byrd, this adult community chorus of over 40 singers welcomes interested newcomers at any rehearsal.  If you’ve had some previous choral experience, enjoy performing a varied repertoire and are accustomed to singing in parts, join us! The chorus presents a Holiday Concert, hosts an annual fundraiser – Italian Fest, presents a Summer Concert and performs for local community events. Looking for great entertainment for your next event? Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 847-623-7788 ext. 4794.

 

 

 

Gurnee Park District offers a variety of seasonal programs.  To learn more, watch for information in our park district Programs & Events Guide.