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Fitness Challenges

Fall & Winter Programs 


13 yr olds - Adults

Join us to learn how to simplify your menu planning, understand your nutritional needs and learn what a balanced diet is. This class includes tips on how to stock your kitchen with healthy food, read nutrition labels, navigate the grocery store and build a better menu plan that includes simple recipes with nutrient dense ingredients.

  • Register Here
  • Instructor: Jaci Lowther
  • Cost: $13
  • Day: Monday
  • Time: 6:00-7:30pm
  • Session 1: November 2
  • Session 2: January 4
  • Session 3: March 1 
  • Location: Cityside MS - First Floor ELA Room

lazy man triathlon

13 Yr Olds - Adults

If you love the benefits of cross training and enjoy a challenge, this one is for you! The idea is simple. Break triathlon distances down and attack them in smaller chunks. With four categories to choose from, there is something for everyone! Register at the service desk, choose your challenge and receive your mileage log. (Challenge types and distances listed below. Participants may only enroll one time.) Challengers may begin logging their mileage on January 2 and must complete their challenge on or before Feb 6. Those who complete their mileage distances earn a chance to win great prizes. One winner from each challenge type below will win either a 1-month, 3-month, 6-month or 1-year Ultimate membership. In addition, one lucky grand prizewinner will win a fitness tracker valued at up to $200! All participants receive a t-shirt.

  • Register Here
  • Cost: $19
  • Challenge Dates: Jan 2-Feb 6
  • Ironman: 26.2-mi run/walk, 112-mi bike, 2.4-mi swim
  • Olympic: 6.2-mi run/walk, 24-mi bike, 1-mi swim
  • Sprint: 3.1-mi run/walk, 13.2-mi bike, 1/2-mi swim
  • Team Relay: Register as a team of 3 members max and complete challenge type of your choice
  • T-Shirt Pick Up Date: Feb 2
  • Winners Announced: Feb 9


It’s time to improve your health and say good-bye to dieting for good! Let our coaches’ help you learn how to nurture good relationships with food and create a balanced healthy lifestyle. We will help you lose weight, gain energy and develop life-changing habits by giving you support, accountability and direction! Whatever your goals, we will help you get there!

INITIAL EVALUATION (90 minutes): We will take an in depth look at your daily practices to establish an important baseline. We will then help you define your health and nutritional goals and identify lifestyle habits and eating behaviors that require change. 

SUPPORT SESSIONS (60 minutes each): On-going support and reinforcement of your habits. Your nutritional strategy will be continuously assessed and revised to best support your wellness goals. 


  • PDF DocumentClient Packet
  • To enroll, call (616) 748-3230 or stop by our front desk! 
  • 4-Pack ($199): Initial evaluation + 3 support sessions
  • 6-Pack ($279): Initial evaluation + 5 support sessions
  • 12-Pack ($519): Initial evaluation + 11 support sessions

Spring break fitness challenge

14 Yr Olds - Adults

Head into Spring Break feeling lighter, tighter and more confident! This 4-week challenge kicks off with a Healthy Eating Simplified class on March 1, followed by 4-weeks of consistent workouts! With a combination healthy eating and challenging workouts, you can expect reduced body fat, increased lean muscle mass and a boost in energy levels! The rules are simple. Challengers must attend the Healthy Eating Simplified class, where you will receive a fitness tracker and, then, for the next 4-weeks, attend at least three Zeeland Recreation fitness classes each week. All challengers receive a cool t-shirt and 12-class punch card ($48 value). Those who successfully complete the challenge have a chance to win either 3, 6 or 12-months of FREE fitness classes!

  • Register Here
  • Instructor: Jaci Lowther
  • Cost: $49
  • Healthy Eating Simplified Class: March 1 | 6:00-7:30pm
  • Challenge Dates: March 1-27
  • Location: Cityside 1st Floor ELA Room