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Specialty Fitness Classes
The Rec-Plex offers a variety of Specialty Fitness Classes for those interested in taking their fitness goals to the next level! Rec-Plex Members receive 30% off of these classes.
Click the tabs below to browse our list of classes including:
- Fitness Equipment 101
- 50+ Classes
- Circuit Training
- SuperSet Saturdays
- Indoor Cycling
- Tai Chi
- Stretch & Flow
50+ Functional Movements
This class is about functional movements and exercises that help you perform activities in your everyday life. Functional movements will target multiple muscle groups that will work together to improve overall mobility, strength, balance and coordination. For example, incorporating hip and knee exercises that translates to you getting up and out of a chair easier. This class will use light free weights, and your own body weight to strengthen your entire body to enhance your everyday life.
50+ Strength Training
Do you enjoy working out using machines? Do you have goals that you want to achieve in the gym? Looking for a structured program while working out in the weight room and cardio room? This class is led by a personal trainer who will have a structured program gear for a full body workout. You’ll work every muscle group while rotating around the weight machines. You will utilize both the weight room and cardio room to increase your strength, and cardiovascular fitness. The Fitness equipment 101 class is a good prerequisite to this class.
Whether your goal is to lose weight, get healthy, or just get in shape, this training session is for you! This class is a small-group format led by a qualified trainer. This is a non-judgmental, non-intimidating way to start or advance your strength training. You’ll take part in a circuit program that incorporates cardio, weights, battle ropes, bosu balls, sleds, tires, deadlifts, resistance bands, box jumps, TRX bands, and MORE. These physical activities will get your heart rate up and burn calories! Come join a fun group of like-minded men and women for a session of strength and cardio circuit training.
Step out of your comfort zone and force your body to train like you have never trained before! Dynamic Force class is a small-group class that incorporates high intensity exercises while training your body with dynamic equipment in a circuit style format; rotating through different stations. This program is designed and led by a Personal Trainer who will enhance your workout routine by utilizing dumbbells, kettlebells, battle ropes, bosu balls, sleds, tire flips, deadlifts, resistance bands, box jumps, TRX bands, and MORE. The Personal Trainer will also provide guided nutrition basics to help achieve your fitness goals.
Not sure what the weight room equipment does or how to use it? This 1-hour class is designed for new participants and current members who want to learn the basics in the weight room and the cardio room. This class covers the general operations of the machines, including technique and set up. We also cover safe and correct use of the cardio room, including treadmills, stair climber, Jacob's Ladder, and elliptical.
This class is FREE for Rec-Plex Members!
Beginner Rec-Plex Xtreme (RPX) Cycling
This class is great for beginners or experienced cyclers who want a slower pace! This indoor cycling class is a combination of cardiovascular and endurance work, which aims to tone muscles and increase your strength. You will learn how to set up your Keiser M3i bikes stationary bike and strap your feet onto the pedals. The stationary bike pedals are suitable for cycling shoes, or regular athletic shoes. The instructor will take you through different speeds, resistance and interval training workouts. The music will be loud but it is designed to get you focused, pumped and motivated throughout the workout. Switch off that brain and get in the zone by cycling and rocking out to some upbeat jams.
Note: Drop-ins are allowed on a 'space available' basis and must present admission receipt to the instructor. Children ages 12-15 may participate if accompanied by a parent; however, riders must be at least 4' 10" tall.
Experience the high energy and excitement of Rec-Plex Xtreme Indoor Cycling! RPX Cycling is a spin class for everyone! Ride through intervals, rolling hills, sprints, climbs, runs, surges and jumps, all to music hand-picked to motivate and inspire! This is a great workout if you want to burn calories and increase endurance. Come on in for the ride The Keiser M3i bikes give you ongoing feedback on your progress and let you control the speed and resistance.
Note: Drop-ins are allowed on a 'space available' basis. Children ages 12-15 may participate if accompanied by a parent; however, riders must be at least 4' 10" tall. All registered participants must arrive at least 5 minutes before class begins to guarantee they have a bike.
Bikes & Resistance Bands
Are you ready for a total body workout? Come join our Bikes and Bands class! This class is set to energetic music with a body changing arm workout on the bike. Utilizing resistance bands while on and off the bike, we will sculpt and tone those arms and legs while engaging our core for the complete workout. This class can be adapted for any level of fitness,
Note: All riders must be at least 4'10" tall.
Cycle + Core
This class is a total body workout, a combination of cycling and core strength. Class will consist of 30 minutes of cycling to the rhythm of powerful, upbeat music followed by 15 minutes of focusing on core strength.This class can be adapted for any level of fitness.
Note: All riders must be at least 4'10" tall.
Stretch and Balance is a 30-minute controlled movement class that will help increase range of motion, stability, and balance. Fluidity of movement, muscle balance, center of balance, and flexibility are among the many benefits of this class. All fitness levels are welcome!
Weekend warriors who want to learn how to lift weights, get stronger and tone, this is the group for you! Class is a small group format led by a certified personal trainer. This is a non-judgmental, non-intimidating way to start or advance your strength training. Join a fun group of like-minded men and women for one hour of strength and cardio circuits. Drop-ins to be approved by trainer.
This popular form of exercise is back at the Rec-Plex!
This class incorporates beginner principles of tai chi with a smooth progression into new forms aimed at improving balance, coordination and strength.
The CDC recommends different types of balance and coordination exercises at least 2 times a week for improving health and wellness and preventing falls. Practicing and participating in Tai chi has shown to reduce the risk of falls. Seated options are available in this class for those needing chair assistance.
This class is designed as an introduction to the practice of yoga. Class is slower paced and focused on developing clear and safe alignment in foundational poses. Standing, balance and seated postures will be offered. The instructor will offer clear direction and plenty of modification options, including the use of props. All levels are welcome!
Chair Yoga with Strength
Chair Yoga is a gentle yoga class for beginners! While using a chair, participants will be stretching and strengthening most of the major muscles in their upper and lower body in a thorough and effective way. The class will start with Yoga poses and then move to hand weights. After engaging the major muscles in your body, the class will end with a cool down.
Hatha-style yoga tightens and tones the entire body, enhances flexibility and builds core strength by combining traditional fitness training, focused breathing and strength building through yoga poses. This yoga style is for people of all ages and fitness levels who want to ease into yoga. The focus will be on form, control and relaxation. Modifications will be made to suit any individual.
Gentle Flow Yoga
Gentle Flow combines a series of postures, a gentler and lighter paced flow. Students will be able to flow from one posture to another in coordination with breathing practices. The gentle pace will allow you to be more in tuned with each pose. This class will give you space to explore your practice and find a balance between strength, flexibility, stability and comfort and increase your understanding of alignment and balance in the body. All levels of yoga are welcome, and modifications can be made if needed.