"It is never too late to be what you might have been."   
George Eliot

 Online registration is available.
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Please check out the current copy of the LEISURE TIMES 
(located in the right column)
for a complete listing of current Fitness Classes and other activities.


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 This outdoor fitness program includes 45 minutes of circuits and 15 minutes of yoga stretch. Burn away calories and have a BLAST as we challenge and encourage you to reach your fitness goals. Bring a mat, towel and water bottle.
Days: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
SESSION IV:  5/2 - 5/25 Activity # 4082.117
Fee per 4 week session: $30; $5 city resident discount
  Drop-in: $5 city resident; $6 non-city resident
Location: Dorton Park


This high-energy class will feature cardio kickboxing combos and body-sculpting dance moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes! Instructor: Cara Burton-Peterkin
Day: Tuesday, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
SESSION III: 4/11 - 5/16 Actvity # 4052.117
SESSION IV: 5/23 - 6/27 Activity # 4053.117
Fee per 6 week session: #30; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center


This dynamic fitness format combines fast and slow rhythms to tone and sculpt the body.
Fee: $3.00 per class *except when instructed at a non-city facility
MONDAY Instructor: Michelle Briggs
  6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Location: Logan Multipurpose Center
Instructor: Ursula Barrier
  7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Location: Logan Multipurpose Center
Instructor: Ursula Barrier
  10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Location: Logan Multipurpose Center


This extreme fitness class that will focus on levels of exercise incorporating cardio drills, resistance training with your body weight and core workouts. Medical clearance required for those over 40 years of age. Bring bottled water, mat or towel and a pair of hand weights. Must be 18 years of age or older. Min. 5 participants.
Instructor: Joy Dry

Day: Monday - Thursday, 5:00- 6:00 a.m.
SESSION V: 5/1 - 5/25 Activity # 8108.117
Fee per session: $70; $5 city resident discount (16 CLASSES per session!)
Location: Les Myers Park Ball Field


A combination of traditional body sculpting methods using free weights, resistance bands and your own body weight. Designed to provide you with a total body workout. Good for all levels. All equipment provided.

Day: Wednesday, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday throughout May!
$6; $5 city resident rate
Location: Academy Recreation Center


Improve your core strength, flexibility and balance while building strength without bulk. The workout incorporates bands, weights and fitness balls as well as combining yoga techniques. Max 20 participants.
Instructor: Michelle Colombero
Day: Wednesday, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
SESSION III: 3/29 - 5/10 Activity #4068.117
NO class 5/3
Fee per 6 week session: $30; $5 city resident discount.
Location: Academy Recreation Center 


Invigorating poses will help you feel elongated and full of energy. Closing with Savasana/relaxation method. Wear comfortable clothes. Maximum 20 participants.
Instructor: Michelle Colombero
Saturdays 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
SESSION III: 4/1 - 5/13 Activity # 4073.117
NO class 5/6
Fee per session: $30; $5 city resident discount 
Location: Academy Recreation Center

Personal Training  PERSONAL TRAINING

Exercise is a great way to lower your cholesterol, stimulate your heart and regulate your blood pressure. Michelle Colombero can design a 1 hour program that will help you get motivated and feel great! She'll work your upper and lower body to build strength and create a cardiovascular component for a healthy, balanced way of life. Finally, she will furnish you with exercises for strength and flexibility.

Fee per hour: $40; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center

 Contact Parks & Recreation at 704-920-5600 to schedule with Michelle.




Designed for those with limitations. We will work on stretching and strengthening the body for more flexibility and pain managment. Instructor: Rachel Bauchwitz
Day: Monday, 10:30 - 11:30 am
SESSION III: 4/17 - 5/22 Activity # 4046.117
Fee per 6 week session: $20; $5 city resident discount
Location: Fire Station #8, 1485 Old Charlotte Rd


This low impact class incorporates resistance training with strength exercise using bands and weights. Bands furnished by the instructor. Bring your own 2, 3 or 5 lb. weights, mat and water bottle.
Instructor: Vickie Fisher
Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
SESSION V: 5/23 - 6/15 Activity # 4065.117 
Fee per 4 week session (8 classes): $38; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center


Men and women are invited to join us for light walking exercise that will burn fat, get you in shape and condition. (Continual)

Staff Supervised Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. No Fee Located: Logan Recreation Center



Stay fit and fabulous with this great group of senior adults. Enjoy walking, range of motion, strength exercises and fellowship. Monthly luncheons, local trips and an occasional surprise are included. Summer Session limited to 40 registrants. Instructor: Rachel Bauchwitz
Wednesday 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
1/11 - 5/31
Fee: $10; $5 city resident discount
Location: Fire Station #8
1485 Old Charlotte Rd


Specifically designed for the active older adult and those just starting a fitness routine.
Tuesday & Thursday
11:00-11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Tuwanna McNeely
Fee: $3 per class
Location: Academy Recreation Center




Please contact Program Division with any questions.

Katie 704-920-5614; Taylor 704-920-5616; Debbie 704-920-5615

Participant agrees to release and hold harmless the City of Concord and its staff from any and all claims for personal injury, property loss or any other loss that may arise out of or during participation in this program.


  For running, road races and Couch to 5K information, see "Road Races" category.