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Water Exercise Classes

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Sign up now for the entire 2018 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 Fees will be withdrawn from an account of your choice on the 1st of each month!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 2018. There will be no classes the following dates for all water exercise classes: January 2-5; May 28; July 4; August 20-September 3; November 22-24; December 22-31

 


 Low-Intensity Water Exercise

Low Impact Shallow Water Aquacise
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: $18.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $65/month*

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

Member Fee: $12.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $45/month*

Strength, Stretch, Recover, Relief/ Deep Water (Formerly MS/Recoup)
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: $18.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $65/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: $18.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $65/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: $12.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $45/month*

Water Ballet
Shallow Water Ballet is designed for participants to
safely focus on joint mobility, flexibility, balance and stamina while having fun. Ballet terminology and
technique will be used to instruct proper movement

Tuesdays 7:00-7:45am

Member Fee: $6.75/month*
Program Participant Fee: $22.50/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: $18.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $65/month*

Tu/Th 8:40-9:25am

Member Fee: $12.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $45/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: $18.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $65/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: $18.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $65/month*

 


High Intensity Water Workouts

New! Water in Motion
Water in Motion is the groundbreaking aqua exercise workout that provides a low impact, high energy challenge for participants of all ages, skill levels. Jump in and make a splash with this dynamic cardiovascular workout that tightens and tones the entire body.

Tu/Th 8:00-8:30am

Member Fee: $22.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $75/month*

Tu/Th 7:10-7:55pm

Member Fee: $22.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $75/month*

Saturday 7:00-7:50am

Member Fee: $11.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $45/month*

New! Water in Motion Platinum
Water in Motion Platinum is a shallow-water, low-impact aqua exercise experience that offers active aging adults and reconditioned participants a fun workout improving cardiovascular endurance, agility, balance, strength and flexibility.

Wednesday 6:15-7:00pm

Member Fee: $11.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $45/month*

Saturday 8:00-8:45am

Member Fee: $11.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $45/month*

New! Deep Water Tabata in the Lap Pool
Tabata interval training is one of the most effective types of high intensity interval training. Mixing this format with the properties of water through a variety of simple, yet intense exercises, allows each class to blast away the calories and provide noticeable results in a short amount of time. Weather you goal is muscle tone, weight loss, or both, this class will provide what you are looking for.

Tu/Th 9:00-9:55am

Member Fee: $22.50/month*
Program Participant Fee: $75/month*