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Group Fitness Classes at the Northglenn Recreation Center 
A variety of fitness classes are held at the Northglenn Recreation Center.  Please see below for the current schedule. 

8:00 AM Upper Body Strength (20 min) Pam
8:30 AM Senior Weight Training Creed
8:30 AM Essentrics  Pam
9:00 AM SilverSneakers Classic Karen
10: 00 AM Pilates Karen
10:30 AM Senior Yoga Terri
12:00 PM Vinyasa Yoga  Terri
5:30 PM  Les Mills BODYPUMP Yesenia
 TUESDAY 8:45 AM SilverSneakers Classic Karen
9:45 AM SilverSneakers Classic (In-person & Virtual) Karen
12:00 PM Fit For Life Sherry
1:15 PM Chair Yoga Melissa
2:15 PM SilverSneakers Stability Karen
5:30 PM Barre Colleen
5:30 PM Zumba Cha Cha
 WEDNESDAY 8:00 AM Upper Body Strength (20 min) Pam
8:30 AM Senior Weight Training Creed
8:30 AM Essentrics Pam
8:45 AM SilverSneakers Classic Karen
9:45 AM SilverSneakers Classic Karen
9:45 AM Hatha Yoga Melissa
11:00 AM Pilates Karen
12:00 PM Les Mills BODYPUMP Colleen
4:00 PM Vinyasa Yoga Emily
5:00 PM Pilates Karen
5:30 PM  Zumba Toning Cha Cha
6:45 PM  Les Mills BODYPUMP  Yesenia

8:45 AM SilverSneakers Classic Karen
8:45 AM Les Mills BODYPUMP Celeste
9:45 AM SilverSneakers Classic Karen
11:00 AM  Chair Yoga Melissa
12:00 PM Fit For Life Sherry
12:00 PM Cycling Colleen
2:15 PM SilverSneakers Stability Cancelled 3/30 Karen
5:30 PM Zumba Cha Cha
FRIDAY 8:00 AM Upper Body Strength (20 min) Pam
8:30 AM Senior Weight Training Creed
8:30 AM Essentrics Pam
9:00 AM SilverSneakers Classic
10:00 AM Pilates Cancelled 3/31 Karen
10:30 AM Senior Yoga Terri
11:00 AM Foam Rolling  (30 min) Karen
12:00 PM Vinyasa Yoga Terri
 SATURDAY 9:30 AM Hatha Yoga Melissa


Fitness Class Descriptions

You will achieve a full-body workout concentrating on toning the hips, thighs, glutes, abdominals, and arms. This low-impact workout focuses on isometric exercises that will strengthen your whole body while improving your posture and flexibility.

BodyPump by Les Mills
BODYPUMP™ is THE ORIGINAL BARBELL CLASS™, the ideal workout for anyone looking to get lean, toned, and fit – fast.
Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP gives you a total body workout. It will burn up to 400 calories. Instructors will coach you through the scientifically-backed moves and techniques pumping out encouragement, motivation, and great music – helping you achieve much more than on your own! You’ll leave the class feeling challenged and motivated, ready to come back for more.

Join us for this high-intensity, full-body workout that burns calories all day. Improve overall fitness, agility, speed, and athleticism. We’ll do our cardio on the spin bike and hop off the bike – for strength training using hand weights, exercise bands, kettlebells, and body weight.

All full-body workout that draws on the flowing movements of Tai Chi for balance and flexibility, the core strength of ballet for long, lean muscles, and the agility building of physiotherapy.

Fit For Life
Need an extra push? Our Fit for Life class is a full-body, aerobic, and strength conditioning workout. ALL fitness levels are welcome! Our goal is to offer encouragement rather than intimidation. We want you to have tons of fun – but be prepared to challenge yourself. 

Foam Rolling  
This is a form of self-massage or self-myofascial release that can help loosen up tight muscles and "trigger points" that occur when contracted muscle fails to fully release.  Our foam roller class has been specifically designed to improve flexibility, reduce muscular stiffness, speed up recovery, and alleviate pain.

Focus on your postural muscles, which help keep the body balanced and are essential for supporting the spine. Pilates teaches awareness of breath and alignment of the spine while strengthening the deep torso muscles.

Senior Yoga 
Find balance, enhanced breathing, strength, vitality, and more. This class is designed for seniors and taught by a certified instructor.

SilverSneakers® Cardio 
Increase cardiovascular and muscular endurance with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing, and a ball is alternated with non-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for support.

SilverSneakers® Chair Yoga  
Get ready to move through a series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to perform postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

SilverSneakers® Classic  
Move to the music with exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills.

SilverSneakers® Stability
Get stronger and improve your balance through exercises that strengthen the ankle, knee and hip joints - all in a fun and social setting. This class is designed specifically to help prevent falls.

Vinyasa Yoga   Link your breath with mindful movement in each yoga pose, building strength and endurance. You’ll improve your balance and flexibility, and gain a deeper understanding of body and breath.

Zumba®  We take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check.

Zumba® Toning  The challenge of adding resistance to this Zumba® Toning class with light weights, helps you focus on specific muscle groups so you (and your muscles) stay engaged! Come ready to sweat, and prepare to leave empowered and feeling strong.

Weight Room Orientation  The weight room at the rec center offers a variety of workout equipment and resources. If you are new to the facility, this is a great place to start! *Contact Guest Services to set up a private 1-on-1 weight room orientation. 303-450.8800

Aquatics Classes
Current Aquatics Fitness Class Schedule

Aqua Zumba is a safe, effective, fun, and challenging workout that integrates Zumba dance moves and aqua fitness. You’ll dance for 60 minutes against the water - your muscles will feel the workout! Please bring a bottle of water.  Limited to 30 participants.

Arthritis Aquafit  (Ages 16+)   Go through specially-designed movements in the warm water pool to improve flexibility and relieve pain from arthritis. This class is ideal if you are just starting an exercise program, and is also a great way to meet others who are seeking control over arthritis. You don’t need to know how to swim to participate. 

Deep/Shallow Water Hydroworks  Come and try our newly revised evening Aquafit classes! Our classes are taught by United States Water Fitness Association certified instructors who are motivated and excited about helping you reach your fitness goals. All fitness levels are encouraged to attend these fun and exciting classes. Instructors can work to individual needs, so stop by and get hydrocised!

Water Walking  Use the buoyancy of water and its natural resistance as you walk in the shallow section of the pool. You’ll build stamina and tone your muscles while taking it easy on the joints. You don’t need to know how to swim to participate.

SilverSneakers® SilverSplash  Activate your aqua exercise urge for variety! SilverSplash® offers fun and shallow water moves to improve agility, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. No swimming ability is required, and a special SilverSneakers® kickboard is used to develop strength, balance and coordination.

Senior Fitness

Exercise is an important part of nearly everyone’s everyday health. This is true for older adults, too. Experts say seniors should aim to be as active as possible. If you are an older adult, exercise can help you live a longer, healthier life.

  • It improves your strength. This helps you stay independent.
  • It improves your balance. This prevents falls.
  • It gives you more energy.
  • It prevents or delays diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, or osteoporosis.
  • It can improve your mood and fight off depression.
  • It may improve cognitive function (how your brain works)
Click the button above to see our exercise class options for active older adults.

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