Description of Fitness Classes
The City of Longmont offers a wide
variety of fitness classes and events. Prior to starting any type of fitness
or conditioning program it is best to first check with your doctor. Participation
on a regular basis is recommended for proper conditioning. Schedules may change monthly. Download current schedule from fitness page.
Go to Water Fitness Class Descriptions
Land Fitness Class Descriptions
and Specialty classes
Abs & Arms - All levels. Upper body and core training. Location - Longmont Recreation Center
Ball Blast - Intermediate. Using a fitball, train your body while developing strength, increasing flexibility and toning your muscles. Location - Longmont Recreation Center and St Vrain Memorial Building
Body Shop: A total body makeover with body-weight cardio and sculpt sequences. No equipment required!
Boot Camp- Advanced. No choreography,
high intensity interval sports conditioning, running, plyometrics, and calisthenics. Location-Longmont Recreation Center
Butts & Gutts - Intermediate.
Lower body and core training. Location-Longmont Recreation Center
Cardio Kickboxing - Advanced. Kick boxing moves and other heart-pumping cardio exercises, incorporated with alternating periods of higher and lower levels of intensity. Location - Longmont Recreation Center.
Cardio/Sculpt - Intermediate. A powerful cardio and sculpting class that has cardio components and uses combined muscular strength and endurance exercises. Location - Longmont Recreation Center and St Vrain Memorial Building.
Core Plus - All levels. Working abs, glutes, legs and arms. Location - Longmont Recreation Center and Centennial Pool.
Indoor Cycling - All Levels. No impact,
high intensity stationary bike workout. Instructor leads class with music
over varying terrain. 45-minute class at the Longmont Recreation Center.
Limited bikes available. Location -Longmont Recreation Center and Centennial Pool.
Jazzercise $$ - All Levels. Aerobics dance, Yoga, Pilates and Kickboxing movements set into a fun routine. All fitness levels welcome. (Please check in with Jazzercise – a separate table will be set up for them). For more information call 720-494-0312. Location - Longmont Recreation Center; St Vrain Memorial Building
$8 One class, Other passes are available
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NIA- (Neuromuscular Integrative
Action) -Dynamic, free flowing & fun class that includes dance, martial arts & yoga. Builds a healthy body, mind & spirit while relieving stress. Longmont Recreation Center; St Vrain Memorial Building
Pilyoga - All levels. A sculpting and stretching class using a combination of Yoga poses and Pilates core conditioning. Location- Longmont Rec Center, & St. Vrain Memorial Building.
Power of 3 - Beginner.The class starts with a cardio section, followed by a sculpting section and ends with a final stretch using relaxation techniques. It employs the three basic components of fitness while constantly evolving and changing to keep you motivated. Location - St. Vrain Memorial Building
Pure & Simple Stretch: A class of only stretching and flexibility training. Location: Centennial Pool
Sculpt & Tone - A sculpting class for beginners to intermediate that keeps moving from one exercise to another. Location - Longmont Recreation Center and St Vrain Memorial Building
Get Up& Go with an aerobics class for you-safe, heart-healthy and gentle on the joints. The workout includes easy to follow low impact movement, and upper-body strength, abdominal conditioning, stretching and relaxation exercises designed to energize your active lifestyle.
SilverSneakers® Circuit: Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers® ball is alternated with non-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is offered for support, stretching, and relaxation exercises. Location - Longmont Recreation Center
SilverSneakers® Classic Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball are offered for resistance, and chair is used for seated and/or standing support. Location - Longmont Recreation Center
SilverSneakers® Yoga: Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. Location - Longmont Recreation Center
SilverSneakers®Splash: Activate your aqua urge for variety! SilverSplash® offers lots of fun shallow-water moves to improve agility, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. No swimming ability is required, and a special SilverSneakers® kickboard is used to develop strength, balance and coordination. Location - Longmont Recreation Center
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Step/Step & Condition - Intermediate. A low impact aerobic class with step choreography on a
step platform. Interval format includes alternating steps and weights/sculpting.
Location-Longmont Recreation Center
Tai Chi - Tai Chi combines fluid movements of the upper and lower body. The "24, 42, 108 Form" of the Yang Style. Location - Longmont Recreation Center; St Vrain Memorial Building
TRX $$ - A distinct training system that uses your own body weight and gravity as resistance. This training system is unique, simple to perform, but challenging as every movement requires balance and core strength. Don't have these yet? TRX will develop them and take care of any neglected muscle groups your regular program misses. This program is a great supplemental workout for athletes or a stand alone program for every fitness level It is a true total body workout! Location - Centennial Pool
Weight Room Orientations
are available at the Longmont Recreation Center (303-774-4800) and the St. Vrain
Memorial Building (303-651-8404). Call facilities for next scheduled class.
Zumba® - The program combines Latin and international music with dance in an effort to make exercise fun. Aerobic interval training with a combination of rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Zumba classes are offered through licensed instructors only. Location - Longmont Recreation Center and St. Vrain Memorial Building
Zumbatomic® - Kids love to crank up the music, shake, wriggle and have a blast with their friends. For ages 4 to 10 years. Location - Longmont Recreation Center.
Zumba® Gold: A Zumba® Class with less impact, no pivots and simpler choreography. Perfect for the beginner, young at heart, or those needing a low impact workout but still want to enjoy the “party” atmosphere. Location: Longmont Recreation Center and St Vrain Memorial Building
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Water Fitness Class Descriptions - All water classes suitable for all fitness levels.
Advanced Water Aerobics: A class designed for persons with better than beginning swimming skills. Features a variety of aerobic activities such as deep-water polo, relay races, underwater breath control, and advanced water-cardio and resistance exercises. Anticipated outcomes include improved endurance, muscle toning, breathing control, and a variety of intensely fun workouts.
Aquatic Cross Training - A program using deep and shallow water with intervals and strength training optimized for weight loss. Location - Centennial Pool
Aqua Circuit: A warm water aerobics class with a variety of cardiovascular exercise and use of different equipment. Location - the Longmont Recreation Center
Aqua Power- A high intensity,
predominately shallow water, running and cardiovascular interval class designed
to burn 500-700 calories in an hour and target buns,thighs and abs. Location - Longmont Recreation Center
Aqua Motion - A mild, no "bounce" class for stretching and toning
muscles and improving cardiovascular conditioning, CORE stability and joint
mobility. Performed using the current of the Lazy River and the warmer water
for improved joint action.This is a great class if you have arthritis, joint limitations or replacements, or if you are pregnant. Location - Longmont Recreation Center
Aqua Zumba® - Join the pool party! Location: Centennial Pool and the Longmont Recreation Center
Deep H2O - A moderate
intensity water aerobics class with no impact to the joints. Floatation belts are provided. Location - Longmont Recreation Center and Centennial Pool
Hydro2ga $$ - A therapeutic,
progressive no-impact deep water exercise program. The combination of water,
breath and movement creates a relaxing, strengthening, toning & aerobic
exercise. There is an additional fee for this class. Location - Centennial Pool
H2O Fitness - A high intensity combination aerobic class involving different workout (Aqua Step, Kickboxing, Circuit Training). A great class for those who like a lot of variety and enjoy using different equipment in their aquatic workout. Location - Longmont Recreation Center
Masters Swimming - Improve your skills and stamina through intervals, drills and distance swimming. Recommended for adults who are comfortable swimming at least 1,000 yards non-stop. Location - Longmont Recreation Center and Centennial Pool
Beginning Masters Swimming - Not quite ready for Masters Swimming? Beginning Masters can get you there! While catering to your individual needs, you will receive stroke work plus a great workout. This program is recommended for adults who are comfortable swimming 200 yards non-stop. Location - Centennial Pool
Morning Fitness - Start your
days off right with a great, fun workout! Aerobic conditioning is what this
class is all about. Location -Longmont Recreation Center
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Updated 6/13/2013 by web page author S. Dabney (303) 774-4827