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Fitness Challenges

Fall & Winter

Fall Back Into Fitness: 6-Week Fitness Challenge:

Are you ready to turn over a new leaf and transform your body and mind? This 6-week challenge offers you a chance to reboot your fitness goals, refresh your meal plans and renew your mind! This challenge includes a weekly meeting for group support, a fitness plan, tips on building a healthy menu, end of challenge participation prize, and much more. Each participant will receive a t-shirt. 

  • Register Here
  • Registration Opens Aug 13
  • Cost: $70     
  • Instructor: Jaci Lowther, Certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant
  • Day:  Monday
  • Dates: Sept 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28          
  • Time: 5:30-6:30pm
  • Location: Cityside MS, First Floor ELA Room

Healthy Eating Simplified

(ages 13-Adult)

What is healthy eating? Why does food matter? Why is healthy eating so complicated? This class will help you simplify your menu planning and understand your nutritional needs. You will learn what a balanced diet should look like, including 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
  • Registration Opens Aug 13
  • Instructor: Jaci Lowther, Certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant
  • Cost: $15
  • Session 1: Thur, Sept 12 - 5:30-7pm
  • Session 2: Thur, Nov 14 - 5:30-7pm
  • Session 3: Thur, Jan 16 - 5:30-7pm
  • Session 4: Thur, Jan 30 - 5:30-7pm
  • Location: Cityside MS, First Floor ELA Room

Heathy New You 2020! 6-Week Fitness Challenge

(ages 13-Adult)

New Year! New You! Are you ready to have more energy, feel stronger and increase your overall enjoyment of life in 2020? This challenge is the key to open the door to a healthier new you! You will learn how to live a balanced life, which begins with fitness, nutrition, and motivation! This challenge includes a weekly meeting for group support, a fitness plan, tips on building a healthy menu, end of challenge participation prize and much more. Each participant will receive a t-shirt. 

  • Register Here
  • Registration Opens Aug 13
  • Instructor: Jaci Lowther, Certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant
  • Cost:  $70     
  • Day: Monday
  • Dates: Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17 
  • Time: 5:30-6:30pm
  • Location: Cityside MS, First Floor ELA Room

Lazy Man Triathlon (9th annual)

(ages 13-Adult)

If you love the benefits of cross training and enjoy a challenge, the Lazy Man Triathlon is for you! Here's how it works: Register at the service desk, choose your challenge (listed below), and receive your mileage log. Everyone begins logging their mileage on Jan2 and must complete their challenge on or before Feb 8. Those who complete their mileage distances earn a chance to win great prizes. One winner from each challenge category below will win either a 1-month, 3-month, 6-month or 1-year Ultimate Fitness 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
  • Registration Opens Aug 13
  • 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 2-3 and complete the Ironman, Olympic, or Sprint challenge of your choice
  • Cost:  $17
  • Challenge Dates: Jan 2 - Feb 8
  • T-Shirt Pick Up Date:  Feb 4 
  • Winners Announced: Feb 11     

REC CENTER HOURS

 

JUNE – AUGUST

Mon – Thur: 5am – 9pm

Fri: 5am – 4pm

Sat: 7:30am – 11am

Sun: Closed

 

SEPTEMBER – MAY

Mon – Fri: 5am – 9pm

Sat: 7:30am – 4pm

Sun: Closed

 

FITNESS CENTER ORIENTATIONS:

  • FREERegister Here
  • Dates: Sept 7, 21, Oct 5, 19, Nov 2, 16, Dec 7, 21, Jan 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 15
  • Time: 10:30am 
  • Tour of our facilities
  • Demonstration on how to use all strength and cardio machines
  • Workout guidance on getting started
  • Review of our group fitness class options

 

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