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Fitness

 

"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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ADULT FITNESS

 

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 amphitheatre 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 V:     3/31 - 4/17    Activity # 8061.114
Session VI:    4/21 - 5/8      Activity # 8062.114
Session VII:   5/12 - 5/29    Activity # 8063.114   NO Class 5/26

Fee per session: $40; $5 city resident discount
Location : Les Myers Park Ball Field

 


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

Fee per 6 week session: $20; $5 city resident discount

CARDIO COMBO

A combination of cardio exercises using the step and hi/lo exercises on the floor. Weights will be used in interval format or at the end of class followed by abs and stretching. Weights provided. Great class for all levels.
Date: Monday,
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Session III:    3/31 - 5/5      Activity # 4049.114
Session IV:    5/12 - 6/23    Activity # 4050.114   NO Class 5/26

BODY BLITZ

Weight & Strength training to work your whole body. Every muscle group will be targeted using weights, your body weight and various other equipment. Weights provided.
Date: Wednesday,
5:30-6:30 p.m.

Session III:    4/2 - 5/7       Activity # 4051.114
Session IV:    5/14 - 6/25    Activity # 4052.114
 


 

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 II:     4/22 (Make-up class)   # 4027.414
Session III:    4/29 - 6/3      Activity # 4028.114

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 II:     4/22 (Make-up class)   # 4030.414
Session III:    4/29 - 6/3      Activity # 4031.114

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

 

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 II:     4/22 (Make-up class)   # 4033.414
Session III:    4/29 - 6/3      Activity # 4034.114

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 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Session III:    4/26 - 6/7      Activity # 4061.114   NO Class 5/3

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

 


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 & THURSDAY
Instructor: Jennifer El-Abaddi
      6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Fee: $4 per class*
Location: 21 Union Street, Upstairs

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 #4031.414

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 II:     3/18 - 4/24    Activity # 4056.414
Session III:    4/29 - 6/5      Activity # 4057.114

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

Monday & Wednesday
7:00 – 8:00 p.m
.

WINTER/SPRING Sessions

Session II:     3/17 - 4/28    Activity # 4046.414   NO Class 3/24
Session III:    5/7 - 6/18      Activity # 4047.114   NO Class 5/26

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

 

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.

WINTER/SPRING Session: 1/8 - 5/28

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

 

 

 

Please contact Program Division with any questions.

Debbie 704-920-5615;  Mark 704-920-5614; 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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LEISURE TIMES
Spring 2014
Programs, Activities and More....

 

 

Concord Parks and Recreation
147 Academy Ave., NW
P.O. Box 308
Concord, NC 28026
704-920-5600
Fax: 704-792-1971
Email:  Recreation@concordnc.gov

Office Hours
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Director of Parks & Recreation:
Bob Dowless
(704) 920-5610
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