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Water Exercise Classes

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NEW! Auto Enroll for Water Exercise

Sign up now for the entire 2017 year! Fees will be withdrawn from an account of your choice on the 1st of each month!

*Discounted monthly rates for all water classes in August & December 2017

There will be no classes the following dates for all water exercise classes in 2017:
January 2-3; May 29; July 4; August 21-September 4; November 23-25;  December 21-31

 


 Low-Intensity Water Exercise

Low Impact Shallow Water Aquacise
(Formerly Arthritis Aquatics and Special Needs Aqua Ex) Let the water cushion your movements in this class designed to improve joint mobility and reduce arthritis related pain with smooth, very low impact exercises and stretching. This program was originally developed by the National Arthritis Foundation in conjunction with Y-USA. Also great for people with joint replacements.

M/W/F 9:00-9:50am

Member Fee: $17.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $34.50/month*

Tu/Th 11:15am-12:00pm

Member Fee: $11.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $23.00/month*

Re-Coup/MS
This class was developed to address the individual needs and goals of people with physical challenges in a pool environment. Individuals with MS, Fibromyalgia, mobility challenges, physical aid appliances, or who are post-rehab could benefit from this class. This class wears float belts in the deep water to help maintain proper posture and build core strength, and finish the class with stretches in the shallow water.

M/W/F 10:00-11:00am

Member Fee: $17.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $34.50/month*

Water Walking
This shallow water class is appropriate for persons with mobility or balance challenges and joint replacements. Walking against the resistance of the water is an excellent way to build strength and endurance with virtually no impact on joints.

M/W/F 10:00-10:30am

Member Fee: $17.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $34.50/month*

Low Impact Aquacise / Deep Water
Suspend yourself in deep water in this no-impact workout. Float belts keep participants’ head and shoulders out of water and let individuals focus on balance, strength, endurance, and core muscles. This easy going workout is perfect for people who want to work against the resistance of the water. Final stretches are done in shallow end.

Tu/Th 6:15-7:00pm

Member Fee: $11.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $23.00/month*

KSRA/Special Needs Water Walk
This class has been developed in cooperation with KSRA (Kishwaukee Special Recreation Association) and is designed specifically for people with different abilities. This class focuses on water walking and fun exercises designed to assist the participant’s cardio endurance and balance, and to increase enjoyable physical activity. To receive assistance for the class participant, the registration must be completed through KSRA.

Tu/Th 1:15-2:00pm

Member Fee: $30.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $60.50/month*

 


Moderate Intensity Water Aerobics

Water Jog / Deep Water Exercise
Great exercise and a fun class – all in a fast moving non-impact water workout! Float belts are used to allow you to run in deep water and incorporate arm movements. Improve your balance, core strength, cardiovascular endurance and muscle tone using the buoyancy and resistance of the water. Final stretching exercises take place in shallow water but are no impact.

M/W/F 7:00-7:45am

Member Fee: $17.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $34.50/month*

Tu/Th 8:40-9:25am

Member Fee: $11.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $23.00/month*

Silver SPLASH / Shallow Water Exercise
Fun shallow water exercises set to great music improve agility and flexibility while addressing cardiovascular strength and endurance conditioning. Silver Sneakers kickboards, pool noodles, and other equipment are used to add variety and fun to the workouts. The aquatic environment cushions joints and movements in this low impact class.

M/W/F 8:00-8:50am

Member Fee: $17.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $34.50/month*

Senior Water Exercise (65+)
Build new friendships and a better sense of well-being. Improve your balance, strength, and coordination and keep your heart healthy. Great workout in shallow water, with a deep water option available. Ideal for all fitness levels, non-swimmers included.

M/W/F 1:05-1:55pm

Member Fee: $11.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $34.50/month*

 


High Intensity Water Workouts

 

Aqua Groove
This aquatic fitness class will incorporate water resistance training and cardio segments with a little dance flair. It will be taught to music and will focus on fun, safe exercises for the entire body.

Tu/Th 8:00-8:30am

Member Fee: $20.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $45.50/month*

Tu/Th 7:10-7:55pm

Member Fee: $20.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $45.50/month*

Sat 7:00-7:50am

Member Fee: $10.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $22.75/month*

H.E.A.T. (High Energy Aquatic Training)
Burn calories and build muscle while having a great time! High energy music and moves will keep you running, kicking, boxing and more. We use both the shallow end and deep end of the pool as well as a variety of equipment to keep things exciting. Swimming skills are not necessary if you wear a float belt for deep end exercises. Join us as we turn up the HEAT in the pool! (Rec Pool)

Wed 6:15-7:00pm

Member Fee: $10.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $22.75/month*

Sat 8:00-8:45am

Member Fee: $10.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $22.75/month*

Beginner H.E.A.T

Friday 5:30-6:15pm

Member Fee: $10.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $22.75/month*