Aqua Fitness

waterThis popular form of exercise is great for anyone looking to get a good workout without the aching and soreness. The buoyancy and resistance of the water allows participants to work hard without the pain. All classes include muscle strengthening exercises and an aerobic workout. Our instructors have professional certifications through the AEA, SCW, The Arthritis Foundation®, and more. Water exercise is offered in both shallow and deep water, but participants do not need to know how to swim. Hydro-Fit equipment is used in all classes and flotation belts are worn in the deep water..

Class Descriptions:

Deep Water Exercise

A cardiovascular and strength training workout in the diving well (12 feet deep). Required Hydro-Fit flotation equipment is provided.

Shallow Water Exercise

A cardiovascular and strength training workout in the lap pool. Water should be at least waist high but below the chest. Aquatic shoes are recommended but not provided.

Low Impact Water Exercise

A shallow water class with slower movements and low impact.  This class is ideal for anyone recovering from an injury or illness, just starting an exercise routine, or for persons with disabilities or other physical limitations.  Please let us know ahead of time if special accommodations or assistance will be needed for enjoyment of this class.

Ai Chi

A water movement and relaxation program created to evoke enjoyment of movement in water through a flowing, yet powerful progression.  It is a perfect relaxation technique for highly stressed, over-challenged individuals, and ideal for creating improved range of motion, balance, and mobility.


 

Summer 2020 Water Fitness Schedule

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Deep Water Exercise

5:30-6:30 am

ARC Dive Well

 

Deep Water Exercise

5:30-6:30 am

ARC Dive Well

 

Deep Water Exercise

5:30-6:30 am

ARC Dive Well

Shallow Water Exercise

10-11 am

ARC Lap Pool

     

Shallow Water Exercise

10-11 am

ARC Lap Pool

Shallow Water Exercise

10:30-11:30 am

Rec Pool

 

Shallow Water Exercise 

10:30-11:30 am

Rec Pool

 

Shallow Water Exercise

10:30-11:30 am

Rec Pool

 

Low Impact Water Exercise

1-2 pm

ARC Wellness Pool

Low Impact Water Exercise

1-2 pm

ARC Wellness Pool

Low Impact Water Exercise

1-2 pm

ARC Wellness Pool

Low Impact Water Exercise

1-2 pm

ARC Wellness Pool

Questions?

For questions regarding water exercise, please contact Christina Brown 847-577-3027, Recreation Supervisor - Fitness.