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Year-Round Basketball Rim Schedule

Ridgeville Park District Year-Round Basketball Rim Schedule 
(board consensus established in 2014)
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March 1st: Rims are left up around the clock

June 1st: Rims will come down on a daily basis at 8:00pm and put back up at 9:00am the following day

September 15th: Rims are left up around the clock

November 20th: Rims come down for the winter 
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This schedule was created by the Park Director and the Board of Commissioners in an attempt to give the members of our community that wish to utilize the courts enough daily play time in the warm weather months, and also respect the members of our community who wish to rest after 8pm.

We thank the Ridgeville community for your compromise and commitment to building an equitable, shared space that appreciates the needs of every neighbor. 

Scholarship Information

You can request financial assistance for Ridgeville programs by indicating your need when registering online, or you may fill out a form in our office at 908 Seward St. Click here to download form. 

Would you like to make a contribution towards the Ridgeville Foundation scholarship fund? Click HERE to help more youth and adults particpate in classes and camps at Ridgeville Park!
Ten-Class Sampler Cards

The 10-Class Sampler Card is an EXCELLENT option for those want to take advantage of what RPD has to offer, but whose busy schedules keep them from committing to a full class session. The Sampler Card is valid for one FULL YEAR from the purchase date and lets you try out as many different classes as you'd like! 

Fee: $125 ($25 discount for Seniors 60+)

Register online or in-person for your sampler card. Then, visit the office at 908 Seward St. to pick up your card and start enjoying your favorite classes! Questions? Email programs@ridgeville.org.

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Adult Classes 2019

  • Summer Session: June 2-August 3

 

To register for classes online, select the appropriate link below: 

Or Click Here to Download Registration Form if you wish to mail-in your registration with cash/check. You can also register in-person Monday-Friday, from 9am-5pm. 

 

Multi-Level Yoga

Sessions: TBD

Day/Time: Sunday 1-2:30pm 

Instructor: Luna Delgado Dold

Fees: RPD Residents: $100 / Non-Residents: $110

Students will begin practice with gentle Surya Namaskar and be introduced to Shiva Namaskar Vinyasa to warm up the body, bring flexibility to all muscles and joints, and wake up the nervous system. A gentle yet powerful series of balancing, stretching, back bending, twisting and inverted postures may follow depending on the students within each class. Class ends with deep relaxation, breathing, and meditation to bring a sense of well being to the body and peace to the mind. A multi-level and physically absorbing practice can reintegrate the flow of prana (vitality) through the spinal column and promote harmony within all areas of the physical, metabolic & pranic bodies. All are welcome at any level. 

 

COMMUNITY CHOIR

Sessions: TBD

Day/Time: Sunday 4:30-6pm

Instructor: Rebecca Toon

Fee: RPD Residents $100 / Non-Residents $110

Welcome to the Restorative Arts Collective’s Community Choir! This is a place for all singers to come together and enjoy group singing. Music will be drawn from traditional, contemporary and popular sources. This truly is a community choir, open to all voices!

 

Adult Tap 

Sessions: TBD

Day/Time: Monday 10–10:45am

Instructor: Laura Downey

Fees: RPD Residents: $80 / Non-Residents: $90

Looking for a way to work up a little sweat while having fun? Try adult tap! Basic tap steps will be taught to upbeat music while developing coordination, balance and articulation of the feet. Bring a friend, suggest your favorite songs and get ready for fun! No experience is necessary but the class will be adapted to the level and interests of the participants. 

 

Power Flow Yoga

Sessions: Summer

Day/Time: Monday 6:30-7:30pm

Instructor: Aliza Roth

Fees: RPD Residents: $85 / Non-Residents: $95

All levels are welcome in this fastpaced Power Vinyasa. Vinyasa means “to flow”, so you will be moving a lot during class and not holding poses for very long. Classes are tailored to work with the energy in class that day. You will be challenged, energized, and hopefully have some fun! Wear comfortable clothes and keep an open mind. 

 

Align Strength and Stretch

Sessions: TBD

Day/Time: Monday 7:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Aliza Roth 

Fees: RPD Residents: $85 / Non-Residents: $95

Looking for a workout that helps to support good posture? This class will focus on strengthening muscles that are essential to stabilizing our bodies as well as stretching muscles that are often tightened by our lifestyle habits. In addition, we will do exercises to improve body spatial awareness and balance. Exercises will be modifiable for all levels. Join us for an hour and leave feeling a little taller! 

 

Feldenkrais

Sessions: Summer

Day/Time: Tuesdays 6-7pm

Instructor: Dan DeLorenzo

Fees: RPD Residents $85 / Non-Residents $95

Using gentle controlled movements, Feldenkrais® allows individuals to become aware of their unique patterns of movement, which can help them develop more efficient actions. This class is ideal for individuals looking to reduce stress and balance the overall tone of their nervous system. Additionally, Feldenkrais® has proved to reduce workplace injuries that occur from repetitive motion, such as tendonitis and carpel tunnel syndrome. 

 

Yoga for Every Body

Sessions: Summer

Day/Time: Tuesday 6:30-8pm 

Instructor: Carol Stone

Fees: RPD Residents $100 / Non-Residents $110

Yoga empowers, renews, and connects the body, mind and spirit. In a safe nurturing atmosphere, all participants will be encouraged to embrace their own experience as they improve their strength, awareness, and alignment. The class will include asana practice, some discussion, and deep resting. All ages, back¬grounds, and experience levels are welcome. 

 

Group Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Sessions: Summer

Day/Time: Tuesdays 7-8pm

Instructor: Al Tauber

Fees: RPD Residents $85 / Non-Residents $95

This is a beginners’ class appropriate for all ages (10+), so no experience needed! Students will need to bring a working guitar, a lined notebook, a folder with pockets and a pencil. If students have a portable music stand, they are encouraged to bring it. Students will develop the ability to play simple chords and song structures. If students desire to sing and play they will be encouraged to do so. As students gain the ability to play together, the class will work on a set of songs with students taking different parts and roles.

 

West African Dance Class

Sessions: TBD (Check Monthly Happenings for specail summer workshop opportunities!)

Day/Time: Tuesdays 8-9pm 

Instructor: Amy Osterman

Fees: RPD Residents $85 / Non-Residents $95

In this African dance class, we will focus on dances and rhythms from Guinea, West Africa. The music is played by an ensemble of drummers. African dance is great exercise in disguise! You will get a fantastic workout while having fun. West African melodies are richly polyrhythmic and dynamic. The music and dance are intertwined. Your instructors Amy Osterman break down the dance steps in a simple format for you to enjoy! Class is geared towards beginner/intermediate levels, but all levels welcome.

*Visit the Monthly Happenings page for a calendar of West African Dance & Drum Workshops hosted by Alla Tan Tou Dance & Percussion!

 

Gentle Yoga for Seniors

Sessions: Summer

Day/Time: Wednesday 7:30-9am

Instructor: Carol Stone

Fees: RPD Residents: $100 / Non-Residents: $110 ($25 Senior Discount Age 60+)

Senior yoga is for individuals who are extremely active and need to maintain their strength and flexibility, and for those with limited mobility who are in need of enhancing their strength and flexibility to improve their movement capabilities. With attention to proper alignment and injury prevention, Carol’s classes provide nurturing and clear instruction.

 

Knitting

Sessions: TBD

Day/Time: Wednesdays 6-7pm

Instructor: Jutta Distler

Fee: RPD Resident $85 / Non-RPD Resident $95

Come learn the basics of knitting at Ridgeville Park! Never picked up knitting needles before? No problem! In this beginner class, you will learn how to choose yarns and patterns, how to cast on, the knit stitch and the purl stitch, how to bind off and how to make a simple hat or scarf. A whole new world of yarn awaits! We supply the yarn, but you’ll need to bring your own needles.

 

POUND

Sessions: TBD

Day/Time: Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30pm

Instructor: Mishra Keller

Fees: RPD Residents $85 / Non-Residents $95

This incredible workout class was recently featured on the NBC show, This is Us. Created by two female drummers, the POUND workout fuses cardio interval training with drumming to provide a challenging, heart-pumping workout! If you've dreamed of a workout that makes you feel like a rockstar, this is it! Watch THIS to see what POUND is all about! Then go ahead and register because you definitely won't want to miss this class.

 

World Dance Wednesdays: ETHNOROBICS™ for the Family

Sessions: TBD

Day/Time: Wednesday 7:30-8:30pm (families & individuals)

Instructor: Terran Doehrer and Jutta Distler (Jutta & the Hi-Dukes™)

Individual Fee: $12/class RPD Resident $85 / Non-Resident $95

Partner Fee:   $20/class RPD Resident $145 / Non-Resident $155

Family 3+ Fee:  $28/class RPD Resident $205 / Non-Resident $215

Sweat ‘n smile with your friends and family as you dance your way to cardiovascular benefits doing Balkan boogies and other upbeat, fun traditional circle and line dances from many cultures all set to live, acoustic, exciting world music. This is folk dancing reinvented. Claim you’re rhythm challenged? You’ll change your tune after your first session. One student wrote: “Loved the class, loved your style of teaching with patience and respect so no one ever needs to feel bad about their mistakes or slowness in learning. The music was like heaven... The opportunity to move rhythmically to your beautiful music is so life enhancing... The idea of your music in a wonderful dance space with easy dances I can actually do, is such a thrill.” So, come dance this Wednesday. Your heart will thank you! Recommended for kids 7+ but everyone is welcome!

 

Writing Circle

Sessions: TBD

Day/Time: Thursdays, 2-3pm

Instructor: Saralina Kamholtz

Fees: RPD Residents $85 / Non-Residents $95

Engage with writing as a process of discovery and exploration. Give yourself the girft of time to reflect on your experience, tap your creativity, and connect with your voice. Drawing on readings from Natalie Goldberg's Writing Down the Bones, this class invites you to tune-in, follow your words, and recharge. 

 

Garden2Table

Dates: March-November (begins March 7, 2019) FULL

Day/Time: 1st & 3rd Thursdays of each month (18 classes total), 6-8pm

Instructor: Sandra Madison

Fee: RPD Resident $300 / Non-Resident $350

Separate Registration Form (see top of page)

Ridgeville Park’s Garden2Table is back! This new and improved program allows you to plant and grow your own garden with the help of a Master Gardener. Each gardener has their own bed to plant what they will, with the benefit of a bi-monthly, 2-hour class (18 classes total) to learn about growing seeds, planting, harvesting, cooking with fresh produce, etc.! This community-style garden class is appropriate for gardeners of any level and will teach you all you need to know about creating your own beautiful, productive garden.

Please Note: Beds in the Ridgeville Garden are strictly for G2T program use, they are not available for individual rental. G2T program participants will be able to select which bed they wish to claim for the season on the registration form at no additional cost. Space is limited and registration for this program and bed selection is available on a first come, first serve basis. 

 

ADULT BALLET

Sessions: TBD

Day/Time: Thursday 6:30-7:30pm

Instructor: Stephanie Kilper

Fee: RPD Residents $85 / Non-Residents $95

The Adult Ballet class will introduce basic ballet technique and vocabulary. This class will utilize both barre and center combination work to promote muscle strength and flexibility while increasing ballet knowledge and ability. Emphasis will be on working at a pace that meets that needs of all class members and having fun! Ballet shoes recommended but not required and are not provided by the park district. 

 

Zumba GOLD

Sessions: Summer

Day/Time: Saturdays 10-11am

Instructor: Deborah Jimenez

Fees: RPD Residents $85 / Non-Residents $95

The workout that feels like a party! Zumba® mixes high-intensity and low intensity moves with international and mainstream music to deliver a total workout. Come join us for what is often called “exercise in disguise” and let the soaring rhythms move you! Zumba Gold is a class that recreates the original moves of a Zumba class at a lower intensity. You'll find this class ideal for people new to Zumba, active older adults, pregnant women and newbies in their fitness journey. Join the party and leave feeling great!This class is a hybrid of Zumba and Zumba GOLD. Instructor Debbie will teach you how to make adjustments to traditional Zumba moves so that you can enjoy and get the workout that's right for you!

  

West African Drum Class

Sessions: TBD 

Day/Time: Saturday 11am-12pm

Instructor: Greg Lundberg

Fees: RPD Residents $85 / Non-Residents $95 

During this 8-week series of classes, students will gain an understanding of 2-3 specific rhythms from Guinea, West Africa that include drum handing and bell patterns of both the Djembe (West African hand drum) and the Doundouns (West African base drums played with drum sticks). Students will walk away feeling a strong sense of accomplishment from this class as the instructor Greg Lundberg will eloquently communicate the knowledge to his students. Class is geared toward beginning to beginning-intermediate levels. All levels are welcome. If you have your own Djembe &/or Doundouns please bring them to class.