"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 II: 10/5 – 10/26 Activity # 4281.317
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: 9/11 - 10/16 Activity # 4057.217
SESSION II: 10/23 - 11/27 Activity # 4058.317
Fee per 6 week session: $20; $5 city resident discount
Location: Hartsell Recreation Center


Walking exercise is at the heart of maintaining functional mobility and independence and has many benefits. Live well by preventing bone mass loss, improving circulation, promoting weight loss and increasing balance while enjoying our local greenway with a health coach and fitness instructor. Wear comfortable walking shoes. NO FEE
Day: Monday, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Location: McGee Park, meet in front of the playground
  219 Corban Ave. E


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.
  9/12 - 12/12
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: $3 per class
Location: Dorton Park, meet at large shelter
  5790 Poplar Tent Road


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.
Fee per class: $5 City resident; $6 non-resident
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

 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.
  Location: Hartsell Recreation Center

ZUMBA LATINA Instructor: Altea "Alty" Mozykowski
  The same dynamic fitness format but instructed in Spanish. En español. NO FEE
  Wednesay, 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
  Friday, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Location: Academy Recreation Center. $3 per class


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 II: 10/2 - 10/26 Activity # 8119.217
SESSION III: 10/30 - 11/22 Activity # 8120.317
SESSION IV: 11/27 - 12/21 Activity # 8121.317
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 II: 10/4 - 10/25 Activity # 4083.317
SESSION III: 11/1 - 11/22 Activity # 4084.317
SESSION IV: 11/29 - 12/20 Activity # 4085.317
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: 10/18 - 11/29 Activity # 4069.317
  NO Class: 11/22
SESSION II: 12/6 - 1/17 Activity # 4070.417
  NO Class: 12/27
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 I: 9/9 - 10/21 Activity # 4076.317
  NO Class: 10/14
SESSION II: 11/4 - 12/16 Activity # 4077.317
  NO Class: 11/11
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 I: 10/2 - 11/6 Activity # 4046.317
SESSION II: 11/13 - 12/18 Activity # 4047.317
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.
New instructor: Rachel Bauchwitz
Day: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
SESSION I: 9/19 - 10/12 Activity # 463.217
SESSION II: 10/17 - 119 Activity # 4164.317
SESSION III: 11/16 - 12/12 Activity # 4165.317
  NO Class: 11/23
Fee per 4 week session (8 classes): $30; $5 city resident discount
Location: Hartsell 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.
9/16 - 12/20
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.