Fitness

 

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

 Online registration is available.
For a complete listing of classes available online, please CLICK HERE.

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.

 

Please take a moment to fill out your Program Survey.
  Click HERE.

 

 

ADULT FITNESS

**NEW**

CLASSICAL STRETCH

This 30 minute exercise class will increase mobility, help release tension and keep joints healthy and pain-free through dynamic strengthening and stretching exercises.. Great for all ages!!
Max. 20 participants
Instructor: Michelle Colombero
Days: Monday & Wednesday
  12:15 - 12:45 p.m.

Session I:      5/27 - 7/6        Activity # 4061.115 NO Class 7/1
Session II:     7/8 - 8/17        Activity # 4061.215
Session III:    8/19 - 10/5      Activity # 4062.215 NO Class 9/7

Fee per 6 week session: $30; $5 city resident discount; ($15 city employee fee)
Location: Academy Recreation Center


YOGA IN THE PARK

Ages 13 and up. Through subtle yoga movements we will bring the body and mind into harmony with nature. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat, water and beach towel. Arrive 15 minutes before class to register.
Day: Thursday, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  6/18 - 9/17; NO Class if it is raining
Fee: $3 per class
Location: Mickey McGee Park


BOOT CAMP

Indoor group workout using a combination of strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core and functional movements. Get everything you need in a workout. Each class will vary so you will never get the same workout twice. Great for all levels as you can move at your pace. Weights provided.
Day: Monday
   5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Session III:  5/4 - 6/8        Activity # 8090.115

Summer Sessions:
Session I:    6/15 - 7/20     Activity # 8091.115
Session II:   7/27 - 8/31     Activity # 8092.215

Fee per 6 week session: $25; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center


BOOT CAMP IN THE PARK

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

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
5:00 – 6:00 a.m. (9 classes per session)

Session VII:    5/18 – 6/4      Activity # 8087.115

Summer Sessions:
Session I:       6/8 - 6/25      Activity # 8093.115
Session II:      6/29 - 7/15    Activity # 8094.215
Session III:     7/20 - 8/6      Activity # 8095.215
Session IV:     8/10 - 8/27    Activity # 8096.215
Session V:      8/31 - 9/17    Activity # 8097.215

Fee per session: $40; $5 city resident discount
Location : Les Myers Park Ball Field
*Effective 1/5 Boot Camp In The Park will be relocated to Academy Recreation Center until further notice.*

 


Instructions by Joy Dry, AFAA Certified Personal Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor. All classes are in the Fitness Room at Academy Recreation Center.

TOTAL BODY SCULPT

(Formerly Total Body Strength Training)
A strength training class targeting major muscle groups for a total body workout using various equipment and body weights. Cool down, stretch and ab/core exercises conclude each class. Weight provided. Great for all levels.
Day: Wednesday, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Session IV:          5/20 – 6/24         Activity # 4058.115

Summer Sessions:
Session I:        7/1 - 8/5         Activity # 4064.215
Session II:       8/12 - 9/16     Activity # 4065.215
Fee per 6 week session: $25; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center

 


CHAIR YOGA

Designed for those with limitations. We will work on stretching and strengthening of the body for more flexibility and pain management.
Instructor: Dawn Grant

Tuesdays 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Session IV:          5/12 – 6/16          Activity # 4036.115

Summer Sessions:
Session I:        7/7 - 8/11        Activity # 4037.215
Session II:       8/25 - 9/29      Activity # 4038.215

**NEW DAY & TIME!**
Thursdays 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Session I:        7/9 - 8/13        Activity # 4039.215
Session II:       8/27 - 10/1      Activity # 4040.215

Fee per 6 week session: $20; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center

GENTLE YOGA

Basic Gentle Yoga to center the body and the mind with an emphasis on meditation. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a blanket for comfort
Instructor: Dawn Grant

Tuesdays 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.

Session IV:          5/12 – 6/16          Activity # 4040.115

Summer Sessions:
Session I:        7/7 - 8/11        Activity # 4041.215
Session II:       8/25 - 9/29      Activity # 4042.215

Thursdays 12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.

Session IV:          5/14 – 6/18         Activity # 4044.115

Summer Sessions:
Session I:        7/9 - 8/13         Activity # 4043.215
Session II:       8/27 - 10/1       Activity # 4044.215

Fee per session: $28; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center

***Invalid FEE listed in Summer edition of Leisure Times magazine***
 

HARMONY YOGA

This yoga class brings the body and mind into harmony though subtle movements with an emphasis on meditation. Wear comfortable clothes and a blanket for comfort.
Instructor: Dawn Grant

Tuesdays 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Session IV:          5/12 – 6/16         Activity # 4048.115

Summer Sessions:
Session I:        7/7 - 8/11        Activity # 4049.215
Session II:       8/25 - 9/29      Activity # 4050.215

Fee per session: $28; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center


SATURDAY YOGA

Enjoy the asanas (postures), breathing and stretching that will help you feel flexible and relaxed. Closing with Savasana and Meditation. Wear comfortable clothes. Maximum 20 participants.
Instructor: Michelle Colombero

Saturdays 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Session II:            2/7 – 3/14            Activity # 4066.415
Session III:          3/21 – 4/25          Activity # 4067.115

Summer Sessions
Session I:            5/9 - 6/20             Activity # 5065.115 NO Class 5/23
Session II:           6/27 - 8/8             Activity # 5066.215 NO Class 7/4
Session III:          8/15 - 9/26           Activity # 5067.215 NO Class 9/5

Fee per session: $25; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center

***Invalid FEE listed in Summer edition of Leisure Times magazine***

 


ZUMBA

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 & WEDNESDAY
Instructor: Michelle Briggs
      6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Logan Multipurpose Center

TUESDAY
Instructor: Ursula Barrier
      7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Logan Multipurpose Center

TUESDAY & THURSDAY
Instructor: Jennifer El-Abbadi
      6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: C.T. Sherrill Building, Les Myers Park

TUESDAY & THURSDAY
Instructor: Tuwanna McNeely
      8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Hartsell Recreation Center

SATURDAY
Instructor: Ursula Barrier
      10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Logan Multipurpose Center


 

 

  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.

Activity #4031.415

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

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

 

 


FITNASTICS

This low impact class incorporates resistance training with strength exercise using bands and weights. Bands furnished by the instructor. Bring your own 2lb. weights, mat and water bottle.
Instructor: Vickie Fisher

Tuesday & Thursday
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Session I:        5/28 - 7/14        Activity # 4055.115 NO Class 6/30 - 7/2
Session II:       7/16 - 8/25        Activity # 4056.215
Session III:      8/27 - 10/6        Activity # 4057.215

Fee per session: $35; $5 city resident discount
Location: Hartsell Recreation Center
 

 


PILATES

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.
Instructor: Michelle Colombero
Day: Wednesday, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Session I:            5/13 - 6/17           Activity # 4060.115
Session II:           6/24 - 8/5             Activity # 4059.215 NO Class 7/1
Session III:          8/12 - 9/16           Activity # 4060.215

Fee per 6 week session: $25;$5 city resident discount 

Location: Academy Recreation Center

***Invalid FEE listed in Summer edition of Leisure Times magazine***

 


KEEP IT MOVING

Basic exercise for adults, such as, stretching, push ups, sit ups, weight lifting and dummy punching. (Continual)

Monday, Wednesday & Friday
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

No Fee
Location: Logan Multi-Purpose Center

 


WALKING CLASS

Join this walking program for some serious fat burning, muscle conditioning and stretching. Class will not meet on holidays.

MORNING Class:
Monday, Wednesday & Friday (Continual)
9:15 – 10:20 a.m.

EVENING Class:
Wednesday (Continual)
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

No Fee
Located: Hartsell Recreation Center

 


WALKING PROGRAM

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

 


 

SENIOR FITNESS

FIT & FABULOUS

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 20 registrants; Fall Session limited to 40 registrants.
Instructor: Dawn Grant

Wednesday 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Activity # 4063.115      6/3 - 8/26

Fee: $10; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center



ZUMBA GOLD

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
Location: Hartsell Recreation Center
Fee: $3 per class

 

Please contact Program Division with any questions.

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

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.

 

 

Fitness Survey

If you are now taking or previously have taken
a fitness class through Concord Parks and Recreation, we'd love to hear about it. Can you take a few
moments and complete this survey?
 
Click HERE for survey.

 

 

  

 

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