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Water Exercise Classes 2020


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Sign up now for the entire 2020 year! Fees will be withdrawn from an account of your choice on the 1st of each month!

Sign up now for the entire 2020 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 Fees will be withdrawn from an account of your choice on the 1st of each month!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 Aug, Sep and Dec 2020. There will be no classes the following dates for all water exercise classes: January 1-3; May 25; July 4; August 24-September 7; November 26 & 27; December 21-31

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 Low-Intensity Water Exercise Classes

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: $19.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $29/month*

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

Member Fee: $13/month*
Program Participant Fee: $19.50/month

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

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

Member Fee: $19.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $29/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: $19.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $29/month*

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

Tu/Th 6:15-7:00pm

Member Fee: $13/month*
Program Participant Fee: $19.50/month


Moderate Intensity Water Exercise Classes

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: $19.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $29/month*

Tu/Th 8:40-9:25am

Member Fee: $13/month*
Program Participant Fee: $19.50/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: $19.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $29/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: $19.25/month*
Program Participant Fee: $29/month*


High-Intensity Water Exercise Classes

 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. Whether your 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: $13/month*
Program Participant Fee: $19.50/month*