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Fee Classes are open to both members and non-members; different fees apply. For more information, contact the Membership Desk at any of our locations.

Class Name Class Type Location Day Time Instructor Session    
Aqua Blast

Need to add intensity to your fitness routine? This class will challenge your endurance, strength and coordination by adding water resistence to movement. Participants should be experienced exercisers and comfortable in the water.

Type: Water Fitness Location: Downtown W 5:30 – 6:25 pm Instructor: Patty M. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
  • Water Fitness Class
Aqua Fit and Tone

Utilizing the benefits of water, this class combines cardiovascular, muscular, and flexibility exercises for the entire body. A variety of equipment will be incorporated into each class, and exercises are performed in both shallow and deep water; however, participants can remain in shallow water for the entire class, if desired. All levels welcome. Intensity level 1

Type: Strength Training Location: Downtown Sa 9:00 – 9:55 am Instructor: Rose B. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
  • Water Fitness Class
Boot Camp

Our Boot Camp is an intense workout class unlike any other. Each workout will run you through a series of cardio, stability, strength and core-training exercises. Boot Camp results will blow you away! This class is offered in a small-group setting to enable personalized attention. ATTENTION: This class is recommended for those with substantial fitness experience and not for the faint of heart.

Type: Small Group Training Location: Downtown W 12:15 – 1:10 pm Instructor: Nicole H. Session: Oct 30 – Dec 11
  • Fee Class
Boot Camp

Our Boot Camp is an intense workout class unlike any other. Each workout will run you through a series of cardio, stability, strength and core-training exercises. Boot Camp results will blow you away! This class is offered in a small-group setting to enable personalized attention. ATTENTION: This class is recommended for those with substantial fitness experience and not for the faint of heart.

Type: Small Group Training Location: Downtown F 12:15 – 1:10 pm Instructor: Ramona V. Session: Oct 30 – Dec 11
  • Fee Class
CANCELED: INSANITY

Forget everything you think you know about high-intensity workouts, because Insanity will redefine your mind and body! With Insanity, you work flat out in 3- to 5-minute blocks, take breaks only long enough to gulp some air and get right back to work. It's called Max Interval Training. We keep your body working at maximum capacity through the entire workout, while you keep pushing your body's limits, requiring it to adapt.

Type: Cardio Location: Downtown Th 12:10 – 1:00 pm Instructor: Jose L. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
CANCELED: Themed Cycle

Come along on a ride that will offer a variety of themes and put the meaning of fun back into your life! You may tackle a new terrain, take part in a rock n’ roll ride, focus on drills, enjoy a specific era of music, or ride in the Tour de France. The sky’s the limit for this class! All cycling abilities welcome.

Type: Cardio Location: Downtown Th 5:30 – 6:25 pm Instructor: Loralean J. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
CANCELED: Triple Threat Cycle

In this class you will combine endurance, strength and power drills to become a triple threat cyclist! Each component is slightly different and utilizing your power is the key.  You’ll maximize your results by tapping into the different energy systems the body uses during exercise to include both slow and fast twitch muscle fibers. This is a more intense ride, however all are welcome.

Type: Cardio Location: Downtown Th 6:30 – 7:25 am Instructor: Lisa S. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Cardio Dance

Let a wide variety of music inspire your workout. This class is designed to encourage participants to put their own energy level, ability and style into the moves in a non-intimidating and fun environment. All fitness levels are welcome.

Type: Cardio, Dance Location: Downtown Tu 9:30 – 10:25 am Instructor: Bonnie O. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Cardio Dance

Let a wide variety of music inspire your workout. This class is designed to encourage participants to put their own energy level, ability and style into the moves in a non-intimidating and fun environment. All fitness levels are welcome.

Type: Cardio, Dance Location: Downtown Th 9:30 – 10:25 am Instructor: Marie D. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Chair Yoga

Ground your mind and body with chair yoga. Perfect for individuals of all ability and mobility levels, chair yoga combines physical exercise with focused attention and deliberate breathing. In addition to a good stretch, chair yoga will help you feel better, move better, and live better. Intensity level 1

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown W 11:15 – 12:00 pm Instructor: Natalie J. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Chisel

Weight training and resistance work are a must to lose fat, burn calories, and build muscle. All fitness levels are welcome.

Type: Strength Training Location: Downtown Tu 6:00 – 6:25 pm Instructor: Jennifer B. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Combo H2O

Put the water’s resistance to work! A variety of equipment is used in both the shallow and deep ends of the pool. Our instructor will lead you through a workout where you decide what intensity and depth of the water is right for you. Swimming ability not necessary and buoyancy belts are available.

Type: Water Fitness Location: Downtown Su 10:00 – 10:55 am Instructor: Donna M., Mary Ellen L. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
  • Water Fitness Class
Core Fit

This class strengthens the core working the abdominal, oblique and lower back muscles. And you’ll feel the results!

Type: Core Location: Downtown Th 7:35 – 8:00 am Instructor: Jose L. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Core Fit

This class strengthens the core working the abdominal, oblique and lower back muscles. And you’ll feel the results!

Type: Core Location: Downtown W 5:00 – 5:25 pm Instructor: Lisa S. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Core Fit

This class strengthens the core working the abdominal, oblique and lower back muscles. And you’ll feel the results!

Type: Core Location: Downtown M 5:00 – 5:25 pm Instructor: Ramona V. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Cycle Foundations

Step into this beginner-friendly, 45 minute class and learn everything you need to know about indoor cycling: bike fit and set-up, cycling terms, how to use the computer, body form and alignment. You will enjoy a ride customized to your needs as you build the base to move on to other formats.

Type: Cardio Location: Downtown M 5:30 – 6:25 pm Instructor: Loralean J. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Cycle Intervals

This class will push your body’s limits and improve your overall performance. The instructor will use a variety of techniques to provide cyclists with short periods of intense anaerobic exercise, followed by a less intense active recovery. While this class is intended for experienced riders, casual riders are welcome and encouraged to modify the interval intensities.

Type: Cardio Location: Downtown Tu 6:15 – 7:10 am Instructor: Lisa S. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Fit and Tone

A low- to non-impact aerobics class that also includes strength and flexibility training. Great for beginners but all levels welcome.

Type: Strength Training Location: Downtown M 10:00 – 10:55 am Instructor: Bonnie O., Teasha R. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Fit and Tone

A low- to non-impact aerobics class that also includes strength and flexibility training. Great for beginners but all levels welcome.

Type: Strength Training Location: Downtown W 10:00 – 10:55 am Instructor: Nick V. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Fit and Tone

A low- to non-impact aerobics class that also includes strength and flexibility training. Great for beginners but all levels welcome.

Type: Strength Training Location: Downtown F 10:00 – 10:55 am Instructor: Shelli P. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Fitness Barre

Sculpt it, lift it, tone it, shape it! Through high repetitions and multiple music tempos, this dance influenced class will utilize your entire muscular system as a means to improve coordination, core, balance, posture and strength. Intensity level 2.

Type: Core Location: Downtown Sa 12:00 – 12:55 pm Instructor: Alejandro A. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Gladiator

Step away from the machines and put down the dumbbells! Get both a strength and cardio workout done with this class using unconventional training exercises. No matter your experience, this class caters to everyone with new, fun and exciting stations each week that include modifiers so any skill level can give it their all.

Type: Small Group Training Location: Downtown W 5:30 – 6:25 pm Instructor: Phil S. Session: Oct 30 – Dec 11
  • Fee Class
Hatha Yoga

Designed as an entry-level class, this class features slow-paced postures with some simple breathing exercises. This is a good place to learn basic poses and relaxation techniques, and to become comfortable with yoga.

Class Length: 55 minutes

 

 

 

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown F 8:00 – 8:55 am Instructor: Russ B. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Hatha Yoga

Designed as an entry-level class, slow-paced postures with some simple breathing exercises. This is a good place to learn basic poses, relaxation techniques, and become comfortable with yoga.

Class Length: 55 minutes

 

 

 

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown Th 8:30 – 9:25 am Instructor: Lola P. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Hatha Yoga

Designed as an entry-level class, slow-paced postures with some simple breathing exercises. This is a good place to learn basic poses, relaxation techniques, and become comfortable with yoga.

Class Length: 55 minutes

 

 

 

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown Tu 8:30 – 9:25 am Instructor: Bonnie O. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Hatha Yoga

Designed as an entry-level class, this class features slow-paced postures with some simple breathing exercises. This is a good place to learn basic poses and relaxation techniques, and to become comfortable with yoga.

Class Length: 55 minutes

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown Sa 10:45 – 11:45 am Instructor: Alejandro A. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Hatha Yoga

Designed as an entry-level class, this class features slow-paced postures with some simple breathing exercises. This is a good place to learn basic poses and relaxation techniques, and to become comfortable with yoga.

Class Length: 55 minutes

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown W 12:05 – 1:00 pm Instructor: Natalie J. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Hatha Yoga

Designed as an entry-level class, this class features slow-paced postures with some simple breathing exercises. This is a good place to learn basic poses and relaxation techniques, and to become comfortable with yoga.

Class Length: 55 minutes

 

 

 

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown Tu 5:00 – 5:55 pm Instructor: Lola P. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Hatha Yoga

Designed as an entry-level class, this class features slow-paced postures with some simple breathing exercises. This is a good place to learn basic poses and relaxation techniques, and to become comfortable with yoga.

Class Length: 55 minutes

 

 

 

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown M 6:05 – 7:00 pm Instructor: Lola P. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)

High Intensity Interval Training is a format proven to not only torch calories but also enhance your aerobic capacity without long workouts. Perfect for the busy exerciser, but not for the faint of heart, HIIT requires you to push your limits! Bodyweight exercises and small equipment done in intervals.

Type: Cardio Location: Downtown Tu 5:30 – 5:55 pm Instructor: Jennifer B. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
INSANITY

Forget everything you think you know about high-intensity workouts, because Insanity will redefine your mind and body! With Insanity, you work flat out in 3- to 5-minute blocks, take breaks only long enough to gulp some air and get right back to work. It's called Max Interval Training. We keep your body working at maximum capacity through the entire workout, while you keep pushing your body's limits, requiring it to adapt.

Type: Cardio Location: Downtown M 5:30 – 6:25 pm Instructor: Jose L. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
INSANITY Express

Forget everything you think you know about high-intensity workouts, because Insanity will redefine your mind and body! With Insanity, you work flat out in 3- to 5-minute blocks, take breaks only long enough to gulp some air and get right back to work. It's called Max Interval Training. We keep your body working at maximum capacity through the entire workout, while you keep pushing your body's limits, requiring it to adapt.

Type: Cardio Location: Downtown Th 7:00 – 7:30 am Instructor: Jose L. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Mat Pilates Essential

Class focus is on basic principles and simple movements. This is the entry point for people with little or no Pilates experience.

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown F 12:00 – 12:55 pm Instructor: Nick V. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
NEW! HIIT Kettlebell Combo

This full body circuit workout utilizes the ease of working with kettlebells to increase strength and stamina. Classes will include both strength training and cardio along with a warm up and cool down. All skill levels are encouraged to join!

Type: Small Group Training Location: Downtown W 7:00 – 7:30 am Instructor: Brandon H. Session: Oct 30 – Dec 11
  • Fee Class
NEW! HIIT Run & Strength

This interval-based workout combines full-body strength training with high intensity cardio bursts designed to tone your body, improve your strength, and build cardiovascular fitness. Quick and convenient, HIIT TRX uses the TRX suspension training system to get your heart rate up and maximize your calorie burn.

Type: Small Group Training Location: Downtown Tu 12:15 – 12:45 pm Instructor: Phil S. Session: Oct 30 – Dec 11
  • Fee Class
NEW! HIIT TRX & Strength Combo

This interval-based workout combines full-body strength training with high intensity cardio bursts designed to tone your body, improve your strength, and build cardiovascular fitness. Quick and convenient, HIIT TRX uses the TRX suspension training system to get your heart rate up and maximize your calorie burn.

Type: Small Group Training Location: Downtown Th 12:15 – 12:45 pm Instructor: Phil S. Session: Oct 30 – Dec 11
  • Fee Class
NEW! Intermediate Olympic Lifting Progressions

Olympic lifting is a great way to improve rate of force development which is essential for athletic performance and can significantly increase caloric expenditure in a given workout. Participants will leave with the knowledge on how to sequentially progress warm ups that lead up to an Olympic lifting workout. Participants will also gain knowledge on proper Olympic lifting technique, tempo, breathing patterns, and general programming knowledge. This class is geared toward individuals with little to no prior experience

Type: Small Group Training Location: Downtown M 5:30 – 6:25 pm Instructor: Brandon H. Session: Oct 30 – Dec 11
  • Fee Class
NEW! Intro to Olympic Lifting

Olympic lifting is a great way to improve rate of force development which is essential for athletic performance and can significantly increase caloric expenditure in a given workout. Participants will leave with the knowledge on how to sequentially progress warm ups that lead up to an Olympic lifting workout. Participants will also gain knowledge on proper Olympic lifting technique, tempo, breathing patterns, and general programming knowledge. This class is geared toward individuals with little to no prior experience

Type: Small Group Training Location: Downtown M 6:30 – 7:00 pm Instructor: Brandon H. Session: Oct 30 – Dec 11
  • Fee Class
NIA

NIA is a sensory-based movement practice empowering people of all shapes and sizes by connecting the body, mind, emotions and spirit. NIA draws from disciplines of the martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. Every class offers a unique combination of 52 moves that correspond with the main areas of the body: the base, the core and the upper extremities. Beginners and highly fit athletes alike can adapt NIA to meet their needs by choosing from three intensity levels.

Type: Cardio, Mind/Body Location: Downtown Th 6:30 – 7:30 pm Instructor: Andrea W. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
NIA

NIA is a sensory-based movement practice empowering people of all shapes and sizes by connecting the body, mind, emotions and spirit. NIA draws from disciplines of the martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. Every class offers a unique combination of 52 moves that correspond with the main areas of the body: the base, the core and the upper extremities. Beginners and highly fit athletes alike can adapt NIA to meet their needs by choosing from three intensity levels.

Type: Cardio, Mind/Body Location: Downtown M 7:15 – 8:10 pm Instructor: Rachel B. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
PiYo

PiYo combines the muscle sculpting and core strengthening benefits of Pilates-based movement with the tranquility and focus of Yoga. The pace is a steady flow of postures, exercise and transitions designed to add intensity to the workout and place an emphasis on strengthening the entire body.

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown M 6:30 – 7:25 am Instructor: Amy H. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Power Yoga

Our most advanced level of yoga, this class may include inversions, binds and advanced movements while stressing the importance of anatomy and alignment.

Class Length: 75 minutes

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown W 8:30 – 9:45 am Instructor: Nick V. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Pumped!

This class is designed for all fitness levels. It uses free weights, motivational music, and trained instructors to help you add strength and define muscles. All Pumped! classes are taught in the gym at all locations. Great for all fitness levels.

Type: Strength Training Location: Downtown Th 5:30 – 6:25 pm Instructor: Amy H. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
R.I.P.P.E.D.

Experience this total body "plateau proof fitness formula" workout, utilizing resistance and cardio training, which masterfully combines Resistance, Intervals, Power, Plyometrics, Endurance, and Diet components.

 

Type: Cardio, Strength Training Location: Downtown Tu 12:15 – 1:10 pm Instructor: Tara D. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Restorative Yoga

Fundamental yoga poses practiced while the body is supported with props, allowing greater relaxation, restoration and renewal. Note: This class is 75 minutes.

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown W 6:05 – 7:00 pm Instructor: Natalie J. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Shallow Cardio 'n Core

Multi-level aerobics class using the resistance of water to increase range of motion, strengthen muscles and improve cardiovascular fitness. Participants need not be able to swim; however, they should be comfortable in the water.

Type: Water Fitness Location: Downtown M 6:00 – 6:55 pm Instructor: Donna M. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
  • Water Fitness Class
Silver Strength & Fitness

Silver Strength & Fitness is a comprehensive fitness program designed to combine weight training, flexibility, and resistance training. It’s goal-orientated and will help focus on developing improvements in the activities of daily living (ADL’s). Class length: 55 Minutes. Type: Core.

Type: Small Group Training Location: Downtown Tu 11:00 – 11:55 am Instructor: Bonnie O. Session: Oct 30 – Dec 11
  • Fee Class
SilverSneakers Classic

SilverSneakers® Classic uses hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, balls for resistance and a chair for support as well as non-impact aerobic choreography; exercises are designed to increase range of movement and activities of daily living (ADLs).

Type: Senior/SilverSneakers Location: Downtown Tu 10:45 – 11:30 am Instructor: Marie D. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
SilverSneakers Classic

SilverSneakers® Classic uses hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, balls for resistance and a chair for support as well as non-impact aerobic choreography; exercises are designed to increase range of movement and activities of daily living (ADLs).

Type: Senior/SilverSneakers Location: Downtown Th 10:45 – 11:30 am Instructor: Lola P. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
SilverSneakers Splash

SilverSneakers Splash is a universal class designed to increase cardiovascular endurance, agility, strength and balance in an aqua environment.

Type: Senior/SilverSneakers, Water Fitness Location: Downtown Tu 9:30 – 10:25 am Instructor: Lola P. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
  • Water Fitness Class
SilverSneakers Splash

SilverSneakers Splash is a universal class designed to increase cardiovascular endurance, agility, strength and balance in an aqua environment.

Type: Senior/SilverSneakers, Water Fitness Location: Downtown Th 9:30 – 10:25 am Instructor: Lola P. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
  • Water Fitness Class
SilverSneakers Yoga

Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of motions. Restorative breathing exercises and a final relaxation promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown M 11:15 – 12:00 pm Instructor: Bonnie O., Natalie J. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Total Stretch

Treat your body, energize your day with this invigorating stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome.

Type: Cardio Location: Downtown W 6:30 – 7:25 am Instructor: Colette I. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa means breath-synchronized movement, and consists of strong, flowing breath-based movement. Students should be injury-free and have a regular yoga practice.

Class Length: 55 minutes

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown Su 10:00 – 10:55 am Instructor: Haley L. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa means breath-synchronized movement, and consists of strong, flowing breath-based movement. Students should be injury-free and have a regular yoga practice.

Class Length: 55 minutes

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown W 5:00 – 6:00 pm Instructor: Natalie J. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Yoga Stretch

Treat your body, energize your day with this invigorating stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome.

Type: Mind/Body Location: Downtown M 12:30 – 1:25 pm Instructor: Alejandro A. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Zumba

Zumba is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music, created by Grammy Award-winning producers, and contagious dance steps to form a “fitness-party” that is downright addictive. All levels welcome.

Type: Cardio, Dance Location: Downtown Sa 9:30 – 10:25 am Instructor: Colette I. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Zumba

Zumba is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music, created by Grammy Award-winning producers, and contagious dance steps to form a “fitness-party” that is downright addictive. All levels welcome.

Type: Cardio, Dance Location: Downtown Tu 6:15 – 7:10 pm Instructor: Colette I. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members
Zumba Gold

Zumba Gold introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. come ready to sweat and prepare to leave empowered and feeling strong! Intensity level - 1

Type: Cardio, Dance Location: Downtown M 9:00 – 9:45 am Instructor: Teasha R. Session: Nov 6 – Jan 1
  • Free for Members