The Rec Center offers a variety of seasonal, short-term classes including Gentle Yoga, M.I.N.E., WATTS, Rec Center Runners, Outdoor Basic Training and more.

These specialty classes typically run 6 to 8 weeks and may include a participation fee. Watch the Home Page for announcements and visit the Information Center at the Rec Center for information on registration and upcoming class schedules.

Women On Weights

Women On Weights 2.0

Women on Weights 2.0 is designed to empower you! It is a step above your typical training regimen. The 10-week training guide will keep you accountable for gaining muscle, endurance and strength. Participants will learn lifting techniques while working in a small group in the High Court.

Open to all females, Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced. Rec Center membership is required to participate. If you’ve done W.O.W. in the past, we’d love to have you join us again!

Class will meet on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7-8:30pm from January 12 to March 18, 2021 and Dixie & Laura will lead the group. Cost for the 10-week program is $175 which includes a training manual & t-shirt!

Sign Up Soon! ONLY 8 participants allowed for 2021. Please contact Dixie Peters with questions or 319-263-3963.

Shotokan Karate
Shotokan Karate lessons are available at the Collins Aerospace Recreation Center with Instructor Mark Miller.  Karate is a martial art that emphasizes self defense without weapons.  The fee is only for insurance and testing, (typically every six months).  Classes meet in the Fitness Classroom on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30pm – 7:30pm.

Tai Chi
A martial arts class designed to reduce stress and improve balance while focusing on proper breathing and form.  Join Instructor Bill Pearson in the Fitness Classroom.  This class is included with your membership fee and is offered Wednesdays, 6:30pm – 7:30pm.

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