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

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This outdoor fitness class offers stations of cardio, strength, and core training. Maximum calorie burn and a full-body workout. Great for all levels. Bring mat, towel, and water.
Days: Thursday, 6:15 – 7:15 a.m.
SESSION I: 3/1 – 3/22 Activity # 4281.418
Location: Academy Rec. Center 
SESSION II: 3/29-4/26, No class 4/5 Activity # 4281.118
SESSION III: 5/3-5/24 Activity # 4284.118
Fee per 4 week session: $22; $5 city resident discount
Location: Les Myers Park


Enjoy this calming, stress-relieving mat yoga class, designed to stretch and strengthen slowly. Basic yoga postures are held longer to allow you to enjoy and breathe within each pose. Bring your yoga mat and water.
Day: Monday, 12:30 - 1:15 p.m.
SESSION I: 1/29 - 3/12 Activity # 4057.418
SESSION II: 3/19 - 4/30 Activity # 4056.418
Fee per 6 week session: $20; $5 city resident discount
Location: Hartsell Recreation Center


Warm up with this instructor-led indoor walking class intermixed with optional step exercise. Guaranteed to improve heart health and promote weight loss! Wear comfortable walking shoes. NO FEE
Day: Monday, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
1/29-5/21. No class 2/19, 4/2 
Location: Hartsell Rec. Center 



This class is designed with your child and stroller in mind. Stroller fitness is a group walking class that includes interval training exercises. We will combine the use of your stroller and a resistance band to condition your muscles. Pack a lunch and stay and play after your workout! Your baby will have just as much fun as you!
Day: Tuesday & Thursday, 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
   1/9 - 5/22, No class 4/3
Fee per child: $3 per class
Location: Dorton Park, meet at large shelter
  5790 Poplar Tent Road


Ages 3 and up. Enjoy outdoor yoga with your child in a fun and interactive way! we'll bark in downward dog, hiss in cobra pose and flutter our butterfly wings in butterfly pose while learning balance, strength and breathing techniques that you can practice all summer long. Bring a yoga mat for each of you as well as plenty of water.
Day: Wednesday, 10/11 & 11/18
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m.
Fee per child: $8 per class; $3 City resident discount 
Location: Fire Station # 9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd. 
WINTERY FUN: 1/10, Pre-register by 1/9 Activity # 4049.418
FEEL THE LOVE: 2/14, Pre-register by 2/13 Activity # 4020.418
RAINBOWS: 3/14, Pre-register by  3/13 Activity # 4051.418
RAINY DAYS: 4/11, Pre-register by 4/10 Activity # 4052.418
FLOWER BOUQUETS: 5/9, Pre-register by 5/8 Activity # 4053.118


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: Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
1/9-5/22. NO class 1/16, 4/3, 5/29
Fee per class: $5 City resident; $6 non-resident
Location: Academy Recreation Center



Hip hop dance to the latest radio hits. This high intensity cardio class is loaded with ludges, squats and ab work. NO dancing experience required. 
Day: Tuesday, 7:00-8:00 p.m 
1/9-5/55, No class 1/16. 4/3. 5/29
Fee per class: $5 City resident; $6 non-resident
Location: Hartsell Rec. 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

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

ZUMBA LATINA Instructor: Altea "Alty" Mozykowski
  The same dynamic fitness format but instructed in Spanish. En español. NO FEE
  Monday, 10:00-11:00 a.m Location Les Myers Park, C.T Sherrill Community Building 
   Wednesday 1/3-3/28, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Location: Les Myers Park, C.T Sherrill Community Building 
                      4/4-5/30, 10:00-11:00 a.m Location: Dorton Park, Large Shelter 
  Thursday, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Location: Hartsell Recreation Center

BODY FITNESS ZUMBA Instructor: Altea "Alty" Mozykowski
  This class is more intense and challenging that regular Zumba. En español.
  Monday, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Location: Academy Recreation Center. NO FEE


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 I: 1/18-2/1 Activity # 8119.418
SESSION II: 2/5-3/1 Activity # 8120.418 
SESSION III: 3/5-3/29, No class 3/12 Activity # 8121.418
Location: Academy Rec. Center 
SESSION IV: 4/9-5/3 Activity # 8121.118
SESSION V: 5/7-5/31 Activity # 8122.118
Location: Les Myers park ball Field or Tennis Courts, 338 Lawndale Ave. SE 
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.
SESSION I: 1/10-1/31 Activity # 4083.418
SESSION II: 2/7-2/28 Activity # 4084.418
SESSION III: 3/7-3/28 Activity # 4085.418
SESSION IV: 4/11-5/2 Activity # 4085.118
SESSION V: 5/9-5/30 Activity # 4086.118 
Fee per 4 week session: $22; $5 city resident discount
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 I: 1/24-2/28 Activity # 4069.418
SESSION II: 3/7-4/11 Activity # 4070.418
SESSION III: 4/18-6/6 Activity # 4071.118
NO class 4/52, 5/30
Fee per 6 week 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 I: 1/29-3/12, No class 2/19 Activity # 4046.418
SESSION II: 3/19-4/30, No class 4/2 Activity # 4047.418
Fee per 6 week session: $20; $5 city resident discount
Location: Fire Station #8, 1485 Old Charlotte Rd




This fun and engaging group exercise combines physical fitness with wellness education. Workouts feature low to moderate intensity exercises fro strength and cardiovascular training as well as improving balance, flexibility and coordination. All levels are welcome. Bring your own 5lb hand weights, mat and water bottle. 
Day: Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00-10:00 a.m 

SESSION I: 1/9 - 2/1 Activity # 4164.418
SESSION II: 2/6 - 3/1 Activity # 4165.418
SESSION III: 3/6 - 3/29 Activity # 4166.418
SESSION IV: 4/10-5/3 Activity # 4167.118
SESSION V: 5/8-5/31 Activity #4168.118
Fee per 4 week session (8 classes): $30; $5 city resident discount
Location: Hartsell Recreation Center



Maintain good health with mobility, stretching and light cardio exercises. This chair based workout also includes balance and coordination activities. Have fun and enjoy Bunco, Luncheons, special trips, birthday celebrations and parties through out the year! Activity # 4059.318
Wednesday 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Fee: $10; $5 city resident discount
Location: Fire Station #8
1485 Old Charlotte Rd




Please contact Program Division with any questions.

Montana 704-920-5614; Weston 704-920-5636; 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.