Fitness

Get up and get moving! The Circle offers a number of fitness classes to accommodate older adults. We are constantly devoted to helping our members stay happy and healthy. See below for times and descriptions of the various fitness classes we offer.

Sit and Be Fit

A light workout, designed for older adults who may be less mobile. This class involves a combination of light weight exercises and callisthenics.

  • Wednesdays at 10:45am  to 11:30am
  • Drop in fee: $2.00

Stretch Flex & Strengthen Summer 2019

Join us at The Golden Circle for our exciting exercise class!  This one hour workout is designed to get your body toned, help with balance, as well as improve mobility and core strength.  Whether sitting or standing, this class is sure to challenge you.

Thursday Mornings 10:30AM – 11:30AM
July 4 – Aug 29 2019 (No class July 18, Aug 1)

Member Price  $30    Non-member Price  $60
Registration begins June 13, 2019

FALL 2019 Stretch Flex & Strengthen  – Registration starts Monday, August 19, 2019

Your Choice of either Tuesday or Thursday mornings…..or register for both if you want double the work-out!

Tuesday Mornings  11:00AM – 12:00 Noon
September 10 – December 10, 2019 (No Class November 5, 2019)
Member Price  $45    Non-member Price  $75

Thursday Mornings  11:00AM – 12:00 Noon
September 12 – December 12, 2019
Member Price  $45    Non-member Price  $75

Move & Groove 50+ Fitness at the Golden Circle

Work on you cardio, balance & strength and meet new people at the same time. Being active helps with your overall health and well-being.

 Classes are Tuesdays 9:30-10:30 am and run all year. There is a  $2.00 drop in fee. Come and enjoy!

Dancercise

Join us for a fun dance exercise class. This is a volunteer-run class, with a Golden Circle member who leads the class in a regular routine, to taped music. Move your body to the “Oldie Goldies”.  A moving body is a happy body.  Meet friends and stay active.

  • Most Thursday mornings from 10:30am – 11:30am.  NO CLASSES during the Summer.
  • Starts again in the fall, first class is Thursday, September 12, 2019
  • Drop in fee: $1.00

The Hardy Walkers

Walk each Wednesday year round. They  meet at the Golden Circle at 1:00PM.

  • Come for exercise, come to socialize!
  • Relieve stress, and get healthy!
  • Walking usually takes place on the walking trails.
  • Walkers will sometimes stop for a quick refreshment, so bring some pocket change for a hot beverage, or snack, or feel free to bring along your own, along with a water bottle.

Winter hours may vary.  Walk is weather permitting. For more information please call Lillian at 403.346.3201 or Joan at 403.342.4102.

Bocce Ball

Tuesdays 10am – 11am from May – September, weather permitting.  $2.00 Drop-in fee   NOTE:  Bocce Ball starts again for spring on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 10:00AM until 11:00AM.  Everyone is welcome, weather permitting!!   FINAL day for Bocce Ball will be Tuesday, September 24, 2019, weather permitting. 

Zumba Gold Fitness Class

Zumba Gold takes the popular Latin-dance inspired workout of Zumba and makes it accessible for seniors, beginners or others needing modifications in their exercise routine. Zumba Gold builds cardiovascular health by challenging the heart and working the muscles of the hips, legs and arms with dance moves.

  • Please welcome the new instructor Karin Hamon, Certified Zumba Fitness Instructor with experience in Latin Dance, Salsa and Merengue.
  • No drop ins, adults only please
    Cost is $50 for members or $80 for non-members for Fall 2019 classes.
  • REGISTRATION begins Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 8:30AM
  • Pre-registration required for each session, check the Golden Circle Events bulletin board for details on upcoming sessions, for cost and dates.

FALL Zumba Schedule September 9 – December 16, 2019

Sept 9 – December 16 (NO Class Monday, October 14 (Thanksgiving) or November 11 (Remembrance Day)

Yoga

Senior friendly, warm atmosphere and knowledgeable instructors offer a workout with gentle stretching you will enjoy.  Maximum of 25 participants per session.  Pre-registration required, NO DROP INS PLEASE.

  • No drop ins
  • Registration required at front desk
  • NOTE:  Summer 2019 Classes are now FULL
  • Please check the Golden Circle Bulletin Board for details, to keep current!

Summer 2019 Yoga   – Class is now FULL

Monday/Wednesday Morning Yoga
9:30am – 10:30am Mondays and Wednesdays
July 3 – August 28, 2019

  • NO Class July 17 (Parade Day)
  • $60 for members, $90 for non-members

FALL 2019 Yoga Session

Monday/Wednesday Morning Yoga
Registration starts on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 8:30AM
9:30am – 10:30am Mondays and Wednesdays
September 9 – December 11, 2019

  • NO Class October 14, November 11
  • $90 for members, $120 for non-members

Tuesday/Thursday Morning Yoga
Registration starts on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 8:30AM
9:30am – 10:30am Tuedays and Thursdays
September 10 – December 12, 2019

  • $90 for members, $120 for non-members
    No Class November 5

Tuesday/Thursday Evening Yoga
Registration starts on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 8:30AM
5:15pm – 6:15pm Tuesdays and Thursdays
September 10 – December 12, 2019

  • $90 for members, $120 for non-members
    No Class November 5

Tai Chi
– Fall 2019 begins Mondays, September 9, until Monday, December 9, 2019

Beginner Tai Chi

  • Monday evenings
  • September 9, 2019 – December 9, 2019 (No Class October 14, November 11)
  • 6:30pm – 7:15pm  (Feel free to stay until 7:30PM to get exposure and experience in the Tai Chi set in the Intermediate class, you can watch the advanced students)
  • Member Price  $30 per person
  • Non-member Price  $60 per person

Intermediate Tai Chi

  • Monday evenings
  • September 9, 2019 – December 9, 2019 (No Class October 14, November 11)
  • 6:55pm – 7:55pm (Feel free to come early, at 6:30PM, to get extra practice with the beginner students)
  • Member Price  $35 per person
  • Non-member Price  $65 per person