Sports and Fitness

 

No matter what your sport your child is looking for, Winnetka Community House has it covered. We offer baseball, football, golf, soccer, fencing and more. We also offer our annual classic Winnetka Community House Youth Basketball League!

We’ve got adults covered to! We have great programs like Pilates, Tai Chi and more than a dozen Group Exercise classes. All that on top of our great Fitness Centre!

  • Next Program Starts: 11/22/17
  • Instructor: Midwest Fencing Academy Staff
  • Ages: 7 - and up

The Olympic sport of fencing demands a blend of tactical and strategic thought and a physical execution of those decisions. This has led many to describe the sport as "physical chess." Fencing also teaches balance and discipline and even more than this, i


  • Next Program Starts: 11/22/17
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 4 - 6

Join us for our annual Thanksgiving Holiday Camp where kids participate in a stimulating and competitive environment. Focus will be on helping the kids with teamwork and fundamentals while playing a variety of sports throughout the week. Prizes and aw


  • Next Program Starts: 12/26/17
  • Instructor: Hoops4Health
  • Ages: 4 - 6

Our Winter Break Basketball Camp will hit on all different facets of the game. These include guard/post development, defense, plyometrics/hand-eye coordination/footwork, dribble training, basketball cuts, screen and roll situations, learning the art of


  • Next Program Starts: 12/26/17
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 4 - 6

Join us for our annual Holiday Camp where kids participate in a stimulating and competitive environment. Focus will be on helping the kids with teamwork and fundamentals while playing a variety of sports throughout the week. Prizes and awards will be


  • Next Program Starts: 01/08/18
  • Instructor: Winnetka Community House Staff
  • Ages: 1 - 1

If you have a first through third grade boy or girl interested in playing basketball against other area players without the hassle of traveling to a different location for every game, this program is for them. Participants will learn fundamental skills through weekly practice and games. Adult volunteers coach all teams. First grade games will have youth size basketballs and eight foot basketball rims. Second grade will have youth size basketballs and 9 foot basketball rims. Third grade games will have youth size basketballs, 9 foot basketball rims, full court play and score will be kept. All games will have staff referees and timekeepers. All participants will receive a team t-shirt and commemorative basketball.1. Teams will be established according to school (Crow Island, Greeley, Hubbard Woods, Sacred Heart, Faith Hope, North Shore Country Day and more), there will be no evaluation. When filling out your registration form please remember to insert your child/children's school. Otherwise placement on a particular school team cannot be guaranteed. If there are more than 10 children from a school, multiple teams will be formed. If there are too few children from any one school, children will be placed on a team according to village of residence. Due to the number of children in this program requests will not be taken2. Each team will have a one hour practice during the week. Time, assigned at a later date, will be between Monday and Friday, 5:00-8:00 p.m. There will be two weeks of practice before the first game. 3. Games will be held on Saturdays. Time, assigned at a later date, will be sometime between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.4. All team information (roster, practice time, game time, coach, etc.) will be available on or before December 8, 2017, at www.quickscores.com/wch. Interested in coaching? Fill out the form in the brochure or register online at www.quickscores.com/wch.


  • Next Program Starts: 01/08/18
  • Instructor: Winnetka Community House Staff
  • Ages: 2 - 2

If you have a first through third grade boy or girl interested in playing basketball against other area players without the hassle of traveling to a different location for every game, this program is for them. Participants will learn fundamental skills through weekly practice and games. Adult volunteers coach all teams. First grade games will have youth size basketballs and eight foot basketball rims. Second grade will have youth size basketballs and 9 foot basketball rims. Third grade games will have youth size basketballs, 9 foot basketball rims, full court play and score will be kept. All games will have staff referees and timekeepers. All participants will receive a team t-shirt and commemorative basketball.1. Teams will be established according to school (Crow Island, Greeley, Hubbard Woods, Sacred Heart, Faith Hope, North Shore Country Day and more), there will be no evaluation. When filling out your registration form please remember to insert your child/children's school. Otherwise placement on a particular school team cannot be guaranteed. If there are more than 10 children from a school, multiple teams will be formed. If there are too few children from any one school, children will be placed on a team according to village of residence. Due to the number of children in this program requests will not be taken2. Each team will have a one hour practice during the week. Time, assigned at a later date, will be between Monday and Friday, 5:00-8:00 p.m. There will be two weeks of practice before the first game. 3. Games will be held on Saturdays. Time, assigned at a later date, will be sometime between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.4. All team information (roster, practice time, game time, coach, etc.) will be available on or before December 8, 2017, at www.quickscores.com/wch. Interested in coaching? Fill out the form in the brochure or register online at www.quickscores.com/wch.


  • Next Program Starts: 01/08/18
  • Instructor: Winnetka Community House Staff
  • Ages: 3 - 3

If you have a first through third grade boy or girl interested in playing basketball against other area players without the hassle of traveling to a different location for every game, this program is for them. Participants will learn fundamental skills through weekly practice and games. Adult volunteers coach all teams. First grade games will have youth size basketballs and eight foot basketball rims. Second grade will have youth size basketballs and 9 foot basketball rims. Third grade games will have youth size basketballs, 9 foot basketball rims, full court play and score will be kept. All games will have staff referees and timekeepers. All participants will receive a team t-shirt and commemorative basketball.1. Teams will be established according to school (Crow Island, Greeley, Hubbard Woods, Sacred Heart, Faith Hope, North Shore Country Day and more), there will be no evaluation. When filling out your registration form please remember to insert your child/children's school. Otherwise placement on a particular school team cannot be guaranteed. If there are more than 10 children from a school, multiple teams will be formed. If there are too few children from any one school, children will be placed on a team according to village of residence. Due to the number of children in this program requests will not be taken2. Each team will have a one hour practice during the week. Time, assigned at a later date, will be between Monday and Friday, 5:00-8:00 p.m. There will be two weeks of practice before the first game. 3. Games will be held on Saturdays. Time, assigned at a later date, will be sometime between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.4. All team information (roster, practice time, game time, coach, etc.) will be available on or before December 8, 2017, at www.quickscores.com/wch. Interested in coaching? Fill out the form in the brochure or register online at www.quickscores.com/wch.


  • Next Program Starts: 01/08/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 3 - 5

New Extended Time! Children are introduced to a variety of sports including soccer, t-ball, basketball, football, kickball and other sports and group games. The goal is to provide the opportunity for each child to develop motor skills and nurture his or h


  • Next Program Starts: 01/08/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 3 - 5

Players improve athletic ability and increase football knowledge in this fun filled skills clinic. Teamwork and sportsmanship are stressed while playing various games that teach the fundamentals of throwing, running routes and defense. All children will h


  • Next Program Starts: 01/08/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 3 - 4

In this program, kids will participate in multiple sports while getting the opportunity to acclimate to Full Day Kindergarten. Players will develop skills and fundamentals while experiencing game play in an instructional and exciting setting. Enrichment


  • Next Program Starts: 01/08/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 2 - 3

This introductory course teaches kids the love of football. With the aid of specially designed equipment tailored to enhance the early football experience, players improve listening skills, balance and coordination through fun filled skills activities and


  • Next Program Starts: 01/08/18
  • Instructor: Nicole Betts
  • Ages: 14 - and up

The Pilates Method is a classic method of physical and mental conditioning created over 80 years ago by legendary physical trainer Joseph Pilates. Through exercises that focus on the application of six principles: control, centering, concentration, precis


  • Next Program Starts: 01/08/18
  • Instructor: Nicole Betts
  • Ages: 14 - and up

The Pilates Method is a classic method of physical and mental conditioning created over 80 years ago by legendary physical trainer Joseph Pilates. Through exercises that focus on the application of six principles: control, centering, concentration, precis


  • Next Program Starts: 01/08/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 4 - 6

A step up from our Pre-K Enrichment program, kids will participate in multiple sports while getting the opportunity to receive the afterschool sports experience. Players will develop skills and fundamentals while experiencing game play in an instructiona


  • Next Program Starts: 01/09/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 3 - 5

Learn the basic skills of America's most popular sports: Football, Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey and more. Players will learn how to work together and be good teammates, as well as learn discipline and build self-esteem.


  • Next Program Starts: 01/09/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 3 - 4

The Rookie Dribblers program is designed to progress children through their early basketball experience. Simple skills acquired in the Junior Dribblers are reinforced and other aspects of the game are introduced in a fun and supportive environment.


  • Next Program Starts: 01/09/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 2 - 3

Striker Tots Soccer is for young players who are looking for the perfect early soccer experience. Our specially designed curriculum uses age appropriate activities and games specifically designed to increase balance, body awareness, motor skills, and make


  • Next Program Starts: 01/09/18
  • Instructor: Hoops4Health
  • Ages: and up - and up

Registering for this package will enroll you in both Tuesday & Thursday classes.Our basketball clinic will help the beginner and advanced basketball player. Each week will cater to a different fundamental basketball skill. These skills include Shooting,


  • Next Program Starts: 01/09/18
  • Instructor: Hoops4Health
  • Ages: and up - and up

Our basketball clinic will help the beginner and advanced basketball player. Each week will cater to a different fundamental basketball skill. These skills include Shooting, Dribbling, Passing, Rebounding, and Defense. We will also teach proper teamwo


  • Next Program Starts: 01/10/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 3 - 4

Designed to socialize children to a full day of kindergarten, the Sports School Full Day of Play program provides for pick up from Winnetka Community Nursery school next door, so there's no need to pick up! Using our innovative Sports School curriculum,


  • Next Program Starts: 01/10/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 4 - 6

This introductory course will expose participants to the basics of gymnastics, working on balance and how to control their core and form. Participants will learn on how to properly invert themselves and do so in a safe a controlled manner, while also wor


  • Next Program Starts: 01/10/18
  • Instructor: Scottish Soccer Academy
  • Ages: 5 - 6

SOCCER PRACTICE & SATURDAY GAMES Players will train with Simon for 1 hour. Work on a new soccer theme each week taken from the Scottish Soccer Academy's very unique curriculum. All U6 & U7 players are invited to our winter small sided game


  • Next Program Starts: 01/10/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 7 - 9

This intermediate class will work great for both beginners and those with a solid foundation of gymnastics form and technique. Participants will focus on developing control and balance while learning more advanced concepts on how to control the body duri


  • Next Program Starts: 01/11/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 4 - 5

Striker Tots Soccer is for young players who are looking for the perfect early soccer experience. Our specially designed curriculum uses age appropriate activities and games specifically designed to increase balance, body awareness, motor skills, and ma


  • Next Program Starts: 01/11/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 2 - 4

Parents are an integral part of helping their tots develop basic sports movement and motor skills. Motor skills activities focus on hand/eye and hand/foot coordination. Sports equipment and instruction are provided to help guide your child through an intr


  • Next Program Starts: 01/11/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 1.5 - 3

This class introduces children to the basic fundamentals of sports. Participants will work on elements such as balance, kicking, throwing and catching. Adult assistance and participation is required.


  • Next Program Starts: 01/11/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 2 - 3

The Junior Dribblers basketball program is designed to give children an opportunity to begin their basketball playing experience in a fun and supportive environment. During the class, activities are introduced to promote proper balance, equipment, hand ey


  • Next Program Starts: 01/12/18
  • Instructor: Hoops4Health
  • Ages: 4 - 6

Registering for this package will enroll you in both Winter & Spring Friday classes.Get ready for this exciting opportunity to get your kids feet wet and help develop their love of the game of basketball from an early age. Learn the fundamentals of the


  • Next Program Starts: 01/12/18
  • Instructor: Hoops4Health
  • Ages: 4 - 6

Get ready for this exciting opportunity to get your kids feet wet and help develop their love of the game of basketball from an early age. Learn the fundamentals of the sport through dribbling and ball handling helping develop basic motor skills and hand-


  • Next Program Starts: 01/12/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 3 - 6

Interested in sports and ceramics but can't make up your mind about what to do? Try both! Spend 45 minutes in our gymnasium playing recreational games such as soccer, basketball, kickball and more. Through teamwork and sportsmanship we offer a nurturing a


  • Next Program Starts: 01/12/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 6 - 8

This class features three sports: soccer, floor hockey and basketball. Participants develop skills associated with each sport and have opportunities to use these skills in game situations. Emphasis is placed on skill development, teamwork and sportsmanshi


  • Next Program Starts: 01/13/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 8 - 13

Compare athletes of today to those 20 years ago and you'll notice not only are today's athletes bigger and stronger, but they are also faster and quicker. In this clinic, athletes from any sport will acquire a quicker step and more agile feet. Clinics wil


  • Next Program Starts: 01/15/18
  • Instructor: Hoops4Health
  • Ages: 4 - 6

Our Clinic will feature drills that focus on ball handling, passing, defense, hand/eye coordination, and shooting skills. The clinic will feature over 10 drills that improve shooting and dribbling that the players can do at home as well. The session wil


  • Next Program Starts: 01/22/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 4 - 6

Join us for our "no school day" camp where kids participate in a stimulating and competitive environment. Focus will be on helping the kids with teamwork and fundamentals while playing a variety of sports throughout the week. Prizes and awards will be


  • Next Program Starts: 02/19/18
  • Instructor: Hoops4Health
  • Ages: 4 - 6

Our Clinic will feature drills that focus on ball handling, passing, defense, hand/eye coordination, and shooting skills. The clinic will feature over 10 drills that improve shooting and dribbling that the players can do at home as well. The session wil


  • Next Program Starts: 03/26/18
  • Instructor: Hoops4Health
  • Ages: 4 - 6

In this camp we will work on all the fundamental basketball skills necessary to becoming an all around solid player. Campers will be developing good training and fundamental habits while learning drills that can be used at home. Skills we will be teac


  • Next Program Starts: 03/26/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 4 - 6

Join us for our annual Spring Break Camp where kids participate in a stimulating and competitive environment. Focus will be on helping the kids with teamwork and fundamentals while playing a variety of sports throughout the week. Prizes and awards will


  • Next Program Starts: 04/02/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 4 - 6

Join us for our annual Spring Break Camp (Catholic Schools) where kids participate in a stimulating and competitive environment. Focus will be on helping the kids with teamwork and fundamentals while playing a variety of sports throughout the week. Priz


  • Next Program Starts: 04/12/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 3 - 5

This class is designed to teach players the fundamentals to pickleball. Players learn the rules, parts of the court, grips, strokes and strategy. Each class is designed to promote good sportsmanship and teamwork. Parents are encouraged to join in on the


  • Next Program Starts: 04/13/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 3 - 6

Interested in sports and ceramics but can't make up your mind about what to do? Try both! Spend 45 minutes in our ceramics studio working on creative projects that have sports intertwined. This is a great opportunity to develop both large and small motor


  • Next Program Starts: 04/14/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 5 - 6

The Pros Basketball program builds on the skills and rules learned in the Rookies program. More fundamental techniques are developed and basic rules are introduced.


  • Next Program Starts: 05/29/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 4 - 6

Campers are introduced to sports such as Soccer, T-ball, Football, Kickball and other group games. The goal is to provide the opportunity for each child to develop motor skills and nurture his/her growth socially and emotionally through teamwork and good


  • Next Program Starts: 06/11/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 4 - 6

Join us for our annual Summer Camp where kids participate in a stimulating and competitive environment. Focus will be on helping the kids with teamwork and fundamentals while playing a variety of sports throughout the week. Prizes and awards will be giv



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