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Water Exercise Classes Winter 2022

Water Exercise classes will begin Monday, January 10, 2022. Registration is now open.


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Sign up now for the remainder of 2022! Fees will be withdrawn from an account of your choice on the 1st of each month! Discounted monthly rates for all water classes Dec 2021.

There will be no classes the following dates for all water exercise classes: January 1-9, August 20-September 5, November 24 & 25; December 17-31

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Low-Intensity Water Exercise Classes


Aquability for All
Increase your mobility with this no-impact, deep-water workout. Participants wear flotation belts to help maintain proper posture and build core strength. This class is beneficial to anyone, yet is geared toward people with physical challenges, such as MS, fibromyalgia, and limited mobility. Those who use physical aids, such as walkers or wheelchairs, or who are post-rehab will benefit from this class. The class finishes with stretches in the shallow water.

Monday/Wednesday/Friday 10:30am-11:20pm

Member Fee: $24/month*
Program Participant Fee: $35/month*

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Tuesday/Thursday 6:15pm-7:00pm

Member Fee: $15/month*
Program Participant Fee: $21.50/month*

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Low-Impact Aquacise
Let the water cushion your movements in this class designed to improve joint mobility and reduce arthritis-related pain with smooth, low-impact exercises and stretching. This program was originally developed by the National Arthritis Foundation in conjunction with Y-USA.

Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:30am-10:20am

Member Fee: $24/month*
Program Participant Fee: $35/month*

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Moderate-Intensity Water Exercise Classes


Water Jog
This fast-moving, low-impact class uses float belts to allow you to run in deep water and incorporates arm movements for a total-body workout. 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.

Monday/Wednesday/Friday 7:00am-7:45am

Member Fee: $24/month*
Program Participant Fee: $35/month*

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Tuesday/Thursday 8:30am-9:15am

Member Fee: $15/month*
Program Participant Fee: $21.50/month*

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SPLASH
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 to the workouts. The aquatic environment cushions joints and movements in this low-impact class.

Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8:30am-9:15am

Member Fee: $24/month*
Program Participant Fee: $35/month*

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High-Intensity Water Exercise Classes


Shallow Water Tabata
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. Whether your goal is muscle tone, weight loss, or both, this class will provide it.

Class Runs January-March & October-December
Monday/Wednesday 5:45pm-6:30pm

Member Fee: $15/month*
Program Participant Fee: $21.50/month*

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