Adult Activities and Recreation


The Carbondale Park District offers various recreation programs —
sports, educational, fitness and leisure programs for a wide range of ages.
Coed Softball League

Games are on Wednesdays (and Mondays, if needed) and officiated according to A.S.A. rules with local exemptions adopted. The season ends with a double-elimination tournament to crown the League Champion. Registration begins March 2, 2020; manager’s meeting is March 25, 2018, 6:00pm at the LIFE Community Center. Fee is $525 per team. $100 is due at the meeting.

Pilates Plus Strength Training

This class includes both Pilates mat activities and activities to strengthen the upper and lower body. Use of weights, bands, and balls promote core and overall body strength and flexibility. Pilates activities are at the beginner and intermediate levels. Weight and other activities are modified to include a variety of performance levels.

Functional Fitness and Strength Training

Activities that strengthen muscles and replicate motor patterns used in daily living are the focus of this class. A variety of levels will be accommodated. Most movements such as lifting, pushing, and rotating can be worked on from a standing and/or seated position.

Family Recreation Classes



ID Course Name Duration Start Date
T, Th. 8:00 - 8:45 am Aqua Flex W1 18 Classes January 7, 2020
T, Th. 8:00 - 8:45 am Aqua Flex W2 18 Classes March 17, 2020
T, Th. 11:00 – 11:45 am Arthritis Aquatic Program W1 16 Classes January 7, 2020
T, Th. 11:00 – 11:45 am Arthritis Aquatic Program W2 18 Classes March 17, 2020
Mon. 6:00 - 6:45 pm Deep Water Aerobics Mon. W1 8 Classes January 6, 2020
MWF. 8:30 – 9:15 am Functional Fitness and Strength Training Session 1 19 Classes September 4, 2019
MWF. 8:30 – 9:15 am Functional Fitness and Strength Training Session 2 21 Classes October 28, 2019
Mon. 5:30 – 6:00 pm Karate Beginner Session 1 7 Classes September 9, 2019
T, Th. 5:30-6:30 Karate Intermediate Session 1 8 Classes September 11, 2018
MWF. 8:00 – 8:45 am Morning Water Workout W1 24 Classes January 6, 2020
MWF. 8:00 – 8:45 am Morning Water Workout W2 27 Classes March 16, 2020
Fri. 5:30 - 6:30 pm Mushin Ryu Jujitsu Intermediate Session 1 7 Classes September 13, 2019
Wed. 5:30-6:30pm Mushin Ryu Jujitsu Session 1 7 Classes September 11, 2019
MWF. 7:15 – 8:00 am Pilates Plus Strength Training W1 26 Classes January 8, 2020
MWF. 7:15 – 8:00 am Pilates Plus Strength Training W2 30 Classes March 16, 2020
Thur. 6:00 – 6:45 pm Shallow Water Aerobics Thurs. W2 8 Classes January 9, 2020
Thrs. 6:00 – 6:45 pm Shallow Water Aerobics Thurs. W4 9 Classes March 19, 2020
Tues. 6:00 – 6:45 pm Shallow Water Aerobics Tues. W1 8 Classes January 7, 2020
Tues. 6:00 – 6:45 pm Shallow Water Aerobics Tues. W3 9 Classes March 17, 2020