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FITNESS CLASSES & PROGRAMS

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Pineville Parks & 

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The smell of barbecues, suntan lotion and fresh fruit is in the air. Summer is in full swing! However, with the thought of trips and relaxation on the horizon, it can be easy to put your health and fitness on a vacation, too. Don’t let the warm weather be an excuse for neglecting your health. We compiled a few wellness tips and reminders to make this summer your best and healthiest one yet.

Pineville Parks and Recreation offers citizens endless opportunities to achieve your fitness and wellness goals at our indoor/outdoor walking tracks, playgrounds, gym, fitness classes, athletic fields, and more. For more information on our health and fitness opportunities check out our website www.pinevillenc.gov or call 704-889-2400.

PPR Health Tip: 

Protect Yourself - Use your sunscreen every single day. To keep your skin protected, always apply a sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 30. Whenever possible, wear a hat and seek refuge in the shade.

Stay Active - The sweltering summer heat can lead you to seek refuge indoors and skip some of your outdoor workouts or runs, so bring your workouts indoors to our gym or track.

Increase your Intake of Fruits and Vegetables -

Summer means plenty of fruits and vegetables are available. The farmers markets are up and running and with so many options during this time of year, you can really get creative and have fun!

 

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Attention Pineville Residents:  If you live within the city limits of Pineville and pay your taxes to Pineville, then you may use the Belle Johnston Community Center for FREE (fitness equipment, track, basketball court, and racquetball court).  But first you need to get your resident card made.  We will need proof of residency in the form of a photo ID with current address and a recent bill (ex. gas, electric, telephone.)

Come in and check out our updated weight room!

Fitness Equipment & Indoor Walking Track 

Hours:  

Monday-Friday: 7:00am - 8:45pm, Sat. 8:00am-5:45pm, Sun. 1:00pm-5:45 pm

Open Gym – Residents may bring guests during open gym hours (check website or call community center).  The fee is $5.00 per guest.  Residents are responsible for the conduct of their guests and will be disciplined according to previously established park guidelines.

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CARDIO Funk with Lem Houston!


Where: Belle Johnston Community Center

When: Tuesdays from 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Cost: $5 drop - in

When in Doubt, Shake it out!!!

Cardio Funk is a high energy Hip Hop dance fitness class that is mixed with a lot of Funk. What’s better than getting fit and having a great time? Cardio Funk will bring out the dancer in you with its easy to learn dance moves. Within minutes of dancing, you will feel yourself laughing and having tons of fun. This class is a great way to move your body in ways you have never done before. It’s more than a workout; it’s an experience of a lifetime. Cardio Funk is a cardiovascular fitness class that also tones and firms your muscles. It will target areas such as the lower body, upper body, and core. You will have such a great time dancing that you will not realize you are working out.  With this class, you will get easy to learn choreographed dances, a combination of fun music, and an enjoyable atmosphere. No dancing experience is required. My favorite slogan is “When in doubt, shake it out. If you don’t get it, make it up”. So if you love to dance and have fun, come join us for a Funky Good Time!

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Senior Exercise

CLASSES TAKE PLACE AT THE HUT – 413 Johnston Drive, Pineville

Come and experience an exercise program that will help you continue to be independent.  This is opportunity to meet and make new friends.  There are classes that fit your needs, whether it is strength and balance, flexibility, cardio or line dancing — there is a class for you!

For a description and schedule of the classes, check out the website:  fitseniors.org

The classes are free or discounted for the following Medicare programs:

Optum Fitness Advantage, Silver Sneakers, Silver & Fit, Be Well Program (AARP Medicare Supplemental)

Not to worry if you are not a member of the above programs, the fee is $5/day.  Come out and join the fun while continuing your life journey for good health.  Should you have additional questions contact Lorraine Haynes at 678-575-0152.

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ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO PLAY PICKLEBALL???

Pineville Parks and Recreation is offering Open Gym Pickleball!!!

Mondays & Fridays:  9:00am – 12:00pm 

Wednesdays:  12:30pm – 2:30pm

FREE for Pineville Residents (must show proof of residency)

$2 fee for Non-Residents 

Ages 12 and Up! BEGINNERS ARE WELCOME!!! Instruction is available.

Equipment is provided but you may bring your own as well!!

Sign up to play at this website. Walk-ups are welcome too!! 

WILL RETURN AUGUST 22nd! 

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YOGA AT THE HUT

Location: The Hut, 413 Johnston Drive

Monday – Instructor:  Dr. Rachel Thiel

3:45 pm – 4:45pm – 60 minute Yoga

For Pineville teachers or anyone else who would like to come.

5:00pm - 5:20pm – Body Sculpt
This 20 minute exercise class will vary from doing sets, circuits, and/or endurance type exercises using dumbbells, bands, and/or your own body weight.  Bring a set of dumbbells or borrow a set of ours and join us for some fun while sculpting and maintaining your muscle.

5:30pm - 6:30pm – Yoga Basic 

Ideal for the beginner- to -the intermediate student. Bring your mat or use one of ours and join us for a yoga sequence designed to balance your body and mind

 

Thursday – Instructor:  Dr. Rachel Thiel

5:00pm - 5:20pm – Strength & Tone
This 25 minute class is structured to activate key muscle groups and stabilize joints for injury prevention. ...

5:30pm - 6:15pm - Swastha Yoga

Each yoga class is designed to balance body & mind. An ideal space for those curious about yoga and anyone interested in balance and flexibility. The instructor will guide you to meet your body where it is without forcing poses beyond your flexibility.

Cost:  $5 drop in fee

For more info please contact Rachel Thiel at rachel@ignitemke.com

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Patton’s Performance Bootcamp

Our 55-minute sessions include a dynamic warm-up, workout, metabolic meltdown finisher, then a cool-down, and stretching period. This program has been proven to be the most effective training time for fat loss and building strength for men and women.  Each participant works out at their own pace within the group.  Pineville’s Bootcamp instructor, Audrey Patton is a nationally certified personal trainer who will keep it fun and challenging while making modifications for individuals which makes the training more personalized.

Each training day, or workout, includes a run or cardio component, a resistance or strength-training component and a core-training component. Each component is designed to focus on speed, agility, power, strength, or endurance. Many of the exercises rely on body weight, but we also utilize equipment such as dumbbells, resistance bands, agility ladders, a partner’s body weight, and other natural and man-made aspects of the park like stairs, benches, hills and the parking lot.

Our training weeks are designed so that there is minimal overlap in training different muscle groups. This allows for greater recovery and a highly efficient approach to achieving balanced, total-body fitness.

Moving through each 4-week session, we gradually increase the training intensity and volume to keep up with your body as it adapts to the training, ensuring that you’ll receive the most out of every week you train.

This is a year-round program that delivers results while keeping it challenging, safe, sustainable, interesting, and fun for participants.

Location: Lake Park – 1000 Johnston Dr., Pineville

Days/Time:  Mon./Wed./Fri. (5:15AM – 6:15AM) and  Tue./Thur. (6:00AM - 6:45AM)

FIRST WEEK FREE /Cost:  Single Rate: $18 per class/ 5 Classes: $45 / Unlimited Monthly Rate: $99

Cancellation notice must be given 12 hours in advance in order not to get charged for missed class

Audrey Patton - 904-982-0383 - email: pinevillesbootcamp@yahoo.com 

 

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ALL FITNESS LEVELS

Pineville Lake Park

1000 Johnston Drive, Pineville NC 28134

Mondays & Wednesdays @ 5:15pm & 6:30pm 

FIRST WEEK FREE

Please contact christianderson@campgladiator.com for more details!