Crystal Lake Park District Enrolling Now for Martial Arts Classes

Thu January 9, 2020

Register for Crystal Lake Park District Martial Arts classes like Shotokan Karate, Taekwondo and Hapkido and experience these benefits and so many more. Classes available for ages 3 and up. Register online today via page 41 of the digital activity guide at

The Top 6 Health Benefits Of Martial Arts

1) It helps you lead a healthy lifestyle.
2) It gives you supreme self-confidence.
3) Experience weight loss as you get in the best shape of your life.
4) It improves focus and stillness.
5) It teaches great morals and values.
6) It improves your athleticism.

For more information on Crystal Lake Park District Martial Arts classes, contact Heidi Stolt at (815) 459-0680, ext. 1213, Advance registration is required for all classes.











Shotokan Karate

Ages 7 & up

Classes offered on Tu and Th, 6-6:55 pm, 7-7:55 pm and 8-9:15 pm

Location: Main Beach Pavilion


Intermediate (Orange-Blue Belts)

Advanced (Green Belts & Up)

Illinois Shotokan Karate Club is Chicagoland's premier karate school taught under the instruction of John DiPasquale, a four-time National Champion, US National Coach and President of the US National Karate Federation. ISKC's youth and adult karate classes will put participants in touch with their bodies and offers a good mix of strength training, cardiovascular and flexibility exercises. Participants increase their coordination, agility and poise, as well as learn lasting personal safety skills. Beginner students will not be permitted to register into the current session


Shotokan Pre-Karate

Ages 4-7

Classes offered on Tu and Th, 5-5:45 pm

Location: Main Beach Pavilion

In our Pre-Karate classes, young children develop flexibility, strength and coordination in fun, yet disciplined activities. This program is specifically designed for growing minds and bodies to enhance memory and agility. Watch your child’s



Ages 3 & up

Classes offered on Mon & Wed, 4:25-5:10 pm and 5:15-6 pm

Location: Main Beach Pavilion

Taekwondo will teach participants confidence, discipline, focus, self-defense, anti-bullying, and most importantly, how to have fun! Lee's Martial Arts have been a centerpiece of Martial Arts in the area for 24 years, working with the community, local schools, Olympians, USA coaches, and World Champions. Students will want to work hard in class and make awesome memories with classmates. Instructors will create a positive but stern environment focusing on rules to aid students in learning this martial art.



Ages 6 & up

Classes offered on Mon & Wed, 7-9 pm

Location: Spoerl Park Building

Hapkido is the Korean Art of self-defense. What distinguishes Hapkido from other traditional martial art styles is that Hapkido is both an Art of Self-Defense and an Art of Discipline. Hapkido primarily emphasizes the subduing of an opponent with minimal strength. Traditional martial art techniques; kicks, punches, forms and blocks are taught.

** Note: Youth Beginners will meet from approximately 7-8 pm.