2017 Guide to Great Fall Classes

Posted: August 07, 2017

It may feel like summer has barely gotten underway, but registrations are beginning for Fall Classes! See some of our Featured Fall Classes below, that represent a sampling of some of the great fall classes that you'll find in our Class Guide, with topics ranging from art to sports to theater to academics. Find more options in our Classes & Activities guide.


A&A BALLET - World Class Ballet Training for All Ages!
A&A BALLET offers versatile ballet training for ages 3+ in the heart of Chicago and Naperville. Our curriculum serves the growth of students from their first encounters with music and movement to becoming accomplished dancers. Each class is meticulously designed to develop a young dancer's personality, coordination, technical mastery, mental acuity, flexibility, and musicality. We create a productive environment, promote excellence, and instill a deep love of dance, allowing your time with A&A BALLET to be as rewarding as possible.
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Ready for School at Bright Horizons
Bright Horizons offers an individualized, flexible curriculum, experienced teachers, and exceptional enrichment programs and spaces for infants through private kindergarten, plus school age camps. Learn more about how we prepare your child for elementary school. Flexible scheduling options, vacation, and back-up care available. Locations throughout Chicago and the suburbs, including our newest centers in Skokie, Schaumburg, and Northbrook.
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One-of-a-kind classes at Bubbles Academy!
Join Bubbles Academy for one-of-a-kind classes and memorable experiences for you and your little one! Our wide variety of arts and development classes grow with your child from birth to age five. Experience Music, Movement, Art, Drama, Ballet, Tap, Preschool Preparation and more in our new facility designed specifically for young learners. Our membership program includes many perks, including complimentary open play, birthday party discounts, play groups, workshops and a place for your child to grow in a supportive community!
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Chicago Children's Theatre - Unique classes taught by professional artists
From ages 0-14, CCT's Classes are led by professional teaching artists and provide your child the highest-caliber performance education in Chicago. In addition to our sensational returning courses, we've added some exciting NEW CLASSES for the fall, including Happiness Club Dance Ensemble, Stage Combat, Puppet Lab, and more. With the best Chicago-based introduction and training in Drama, Hip Hop, Spectacle, Circus Arts, Acting, and more, unleash your child's imagination like never before at Chicago Children's Theatre. Enroll your child today!
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Make Dovetail Studios your dance destination.
Our dance classes provide an excellent technical foundation while giving young dancers self-confidence, community, self-discipline, and the joy of movement. With offerings in ballet, hip hop, tap, jazz, musical theatre, tumbling, parent and tot and creative movement classes, we know we have a class for your dancer whether they are boys or girls, 2 years or 15 years old.
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The Little Gym - Register Now! Year-Round Classes and Camps
Our professionally developed, non-competitive curriculum has been designed to build motor skills while having fun, and simultaneously fostering enhanced emotional, intellectual and social skills. Each child receives individual attention from trained instructors, and progresses at their own pace in a non-threatening, warm and nurturing environment. For every stage of your child's development-from four months to 12 years-The Little Gym of Chicago offers a diverse line-up of classes, including classes for sports skills, gymnastics, dance and parent/child classes. Fall classes start September 4.
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Merry Music Makers - Make music together with your child in class!
Inspire the musician inside your little one at Merry Music Makers' locations in Lakeview, Andersonville and Edgewater. Winner of Red Tricycle's Totally Awesome Kids Music Class, their popular Music Together Mixed Age classes disguise age-appropriate music education as silly playtime for babies through preschoolers with their grownups. Big kids can make music by exploring instruments in classes or private lessons in violin, piano, guitar, voice and ukulele. There are also classes in Spanish and French, which immerse your child in those cultures through song and dance.
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Register Now for Classes at the NSYMCA
The North Suburban YMCA offers a comprehensive line up of classes and programs for the entire family this fall. Sports, fitness, dance, gymnastics, art, swimming, digital media and more, you can find it at the Y! We have classes for preschool kids to high school kids. The Y is inclusive to all and financial assistance is available.
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The Paintbrush - ART Classes, Camps, pARTies and more!
Classes are the perfect supplement to a good school curriculum. Build skills, learn about artists and their history, become adept and focused, improve self-esteem and learn to understand and love art! ART Classes for kids ages 12 months to 12 years. Monday-Saturday. Homeschooler classes too! So much FUN to FALL into!
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Enroll now for Tot Rock and Kid Rock!
Tot Rock and Kid Rock classes are offered for kids ages 12 months - 5 years at park districts, preschools, childcare centers, and fitness clubs in over 60 communities throughout the Chicagoland area. Class components are carefully crafted to introduce toddlers and preschoolers to the wonderful world of music, while encouraging a positive attitude and increasing self-confidence. Each class includes activities involving songs and rhymes, basic dance steps and movements, fine and gross motor skills, rhythm instruments and movement props, creative play, socialization and fun!
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Taste Buds Kitchen - Fall Cooking Classes for ages 2-13
Calling all chefs from across the globe! Taste Buds Kitchen is headed Around the World for our fall cooking semester from Sept 17-Nov 16. Join us for a weekly one-hour culinary adventure and take your palate on a world tour. From chopping fresh veggies in Japan, to whipping up mousse in France and mashing cardamon in India, this hands-on class will set you up to be a future top chef. Full semester and single class options available for ages 2-4 with caregiver, ages 5-8 and ages 9-13.
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Ballet for Toddlers and Kids at Tutu School!
At Tutu School we believe that exposing children at the earliest possible age to creativity, movement, and music will only serve them well in whatever they choose to do with their lives, and that twirling should be a fundamental part of any childhood. Nestled in the heart of Roscoe Village, Tutu School offers classes for children 18 months to 8 years old. Come discover for yourself what makes Tutu School such a magical place to be!
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Windy City Sports Academy Fall Classes and Leagues - Boys & Girls (Ages 3-13)
After-school and weekend youth classes and leagues at Windy City Fieldhouse are now open for registration. Fall programming runs from September 5th-November 4th including the Windy City Redhawks Boys Travel Basketball. Programs focus on learning rather than winning, allowing children to develop sports skills in a safe, fun and encouraging environment. Fall leagues include Basketball and Flag Football plus registration is open for its Winter Soccer League running November 17th - February 9th.
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Find more options in our Classes & Activities guide.