The Rec Center partners with the SilverSneakers®, Silver & Fit® and Renew Active® programs to provide insurance cardholders with a complimentary membership. For questions regarding fitness benefits eligibility, please contact your insurance provider. There are a variety of specialty classes for senior members in addition to our regular group fitness class offerings.
SilverSneakers® Classic Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support.
SilverSneakers® Circuit This class incorporates low-impact choreography alternated with standing upper body strength work using hand held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a ball. A chair is available for support. This class is suitable for nearly every fitness level and can be adapted depending on the skill of individual participants.
SilverSneakers® Yoga Get ready to move through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered so you can perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. This class is suitable for nearly every fitness level.
SilverSneakers® Fitness Program All classes are paced to allow each member to take the workout to their own fitness level. Classes are designed to increase strength, flexibility, balance, range of movement and help make functional activities for daily living easier.
As a member of SilverSneakers® you are not limited to taking only SilverSneakers® classes, but can participate in a variety of Group Fitness classes, free of charge. For more information on SilverSneakers®, please contact the Rec Center Front Desk at 319-295-2552.
SilverSneakers® participants enjoy a bond beyond the gym, with workout partners planning get-togethers, looking out for each other and motivating each other to continue exercising!