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Adult Fitness Programs

Class schedule

Days and times change frequently. Check the daytime monthly schedule posted in the Community Activity Center for class changes and dates! All classes are located at Community Activity Center.

Fitness calendars: 

There are many ways that adults can participate in fitness classes.

  • SilverSneakers, Healthy Contributions, Silver & Fit Membership
  • Daytime punch pass ($40 for 10 classes)
  • One calendar month pass ($30)
  • Single class drop in ($8) 


**Yearly enrollment and payment required

How to enroll: 

  1. Pay at the front office of the CAC
  2. Sign waiver and enrollment
  3. Swipe your card at the front desk before class
  4. Sign your name on the attenance sheet at each class 

Step To It Challenge

Sign up now for the May 1-28 Step To It challenge. Start spreading the word and get your friends and family excited about steps toward health throughout the year. The Hennepin County and Brooklyn Park Step To It 28 Day Challenge is for you no matter what fitness level you are at right now. Join the challenge to reach 10,000 steps a day for 28 days. Learn more about the challenge here.

Prizes!
We will award Minnesota Twins tickets to individuals who logged the most steps in their age bracket. These individuals are also recognized on the field at a Twins game. Other prizes will be given away too!

How to sign up
You can find more information and how to sign up here.

Fitness room and walking track

Can't make it to our classes? That's okay! The Community Activity Center (CAC) has a fitness room and walking track that you can visit any time during business hours.

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Class descriptions and activity levels 

Activity levels

This scale is an approximate guide to the activity level of a class or trip. The scale is based on the level of activity and physical ability needed to perform the activity. The scale is 1 (passive) through 5 (vigorous).

If you are unsure if a class or trip is right for you, please contact us.

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SilverSneakers Classic

Classic enjoys a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living.Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance and a chair is used for seated or standing support. Activity level: 1 (Passive) 

Chair Yoga

Experience stress reduction through restorative breathing, and maximize flexibility, balance, and range of motion while moving the whole body through a complete series of seated and standing poses (chair support offered for comfort and safety). All levels are welcome. Activity level: 1 (Passive)

Realign, Rebalance, Restore

Develop whole body health, discover pain relief, and improve overall well-being while re-establishing alignment, balance and strength through simple movements that are easily accessible and immediately beneficial. Every step can lead toward pain and disease in a poorly-aligned body, or can be a step toward health in a well-aligned body. Movements will be completed in socks or bare feet. Activity level: 1 (Passive)

Walk With Ease 

Establish physical activity as part of everyday life! Over the 6-week program, Walk with Ease builds confidence in ability to be physically active, increases balance, strength, and walking pace; and reduces pain and discomfort associated with arthritis. Everyone interested in being more active and meeting new people is invited to join! Walk With Ease is an evidence-based program created by the National Arthritis Foundation. Activity level: 1 (Passive)

Please join us for an informational meeting before the session starts.

  • Monday, April 8, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, July 11, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Roll Out and Tune Up

Create a sense of relaxation similar to a massage by using balls and foam rollers to release muscle tension, improve joint range of  motion, and increase circulation. Gentle release techniques (myofascial release) is a must-have for anyone who exercises. Activity level: 2 (Moderate)

SilverSneakers Circuit

Enhance overall physical health by increasing cardiorespiratory and muscular endurance with a standing circuit workout. Resistance training with handheld weights, tubing, and a ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for standing support and stretching. Activity level: 2 (Moderate)

Mat yoga

Reduce stress and restore a healthy and balanced mind and body while also increasing strength, balance, flexibility, and coordination. Class sessions include seated and standing poses, balance exercises, stretching and a stress-reducing, relaxation segment. Activity level: 2 (Moderate)

Please bring a yoga mat for floor work. You must be able to get up and down from floor unassisted.

Combo

Combo is an effective pairing of weight training and cardio largely done while seated in a chair. This class targets crucial muscle groups for functional daily living strength needs, increases your heart rate for cardiovascular endurance and improves overall balance. Activity level: 2 (Moderate)

SilverSneakers Boom Muscle

BOOM MUSCLE is an innovative solution to improving skill, function and health. Classes may be very appealing to the male participant as they focus on a variety of strength-based training techniques borrowed from popular sports training for an action-packed class. MUSCLE is perfect for those who don't feel comfortable in dance-based classes. Up your game! Activity level: 3 (Active)

Building Better Bones

Build healthier bones and reduce risk of fractures while increasing muscular strength and endurance. Handheld weights, tubing and body-weight exercises are used to sustain bone density. Activity level: 3 (Active)

Hatha yoga

Learn to breathe deeper and focus your mind while stretching and strengthening your whole body. Each class includes balancing, stretching, twisting, hip opening, ab strengthening and a peaceful ending rest. Designed for beginners to intermediate students, individual poses are presented from start to finish ensuring a safe, fun, challenging, yet doable class for all! Activity level: 3 (Active) 

Dress lightly in non-baggy clothes. Please bring a yoga mat. 

SilverSneakers Boom Move

BOOM MOVE is a dance-based exercise class designed specifically for the active older adult. he easy-to-follow choreography is combined with energizing music for an engaging class experience that will improve health and build social support. Activity level: 4 (Brisk)

Zumba

Ditch the workout and join the original dance-fitness party! Zumba fuses international rhythms with easy-to-follow dance moves for a fun and effective fitness class that feels more like a night out dancing than a workout at the gym. Party yourself into shape with dance moves inspired by Latin styles as well as belly dance, swing and more. Activity level: 4 (Brisk)

Zumba Gold

Discover your aerobic potential and infuse enjoyment into life while dancing to easy-to-follow choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Movements include Salsa, Cumbia and Merengue. Classes are led by a certified Zumba instructor. Activity level: 4 (Brisk)

SilverSneakers Cardio

Energize the body and promote heart health, total body conditioning, and muscular endurance with easy-to-follow choreography movements and resistance training. Activity level: 4 (Brisk)

Pilates Fusion

Strengthen the body and add stability in your joints using basic pilates moves and balance exercises that focus on abs, back, hips and glutes. A fusion of light weights, bands and balls to mimc daily functions may be incorporated for pain prevention, balance and toning. Ending with a final relaxation stretch. Activity level: 4/5 (Brisk/Vigorous)

Cardio Strength

Classic aerobic movements to get the heart pumping along with strength training followed by an ab workout and final stretch. Cardio may include: step, kickboxing, hi/lo aerobics, circuit plyos and interval training. Strength may include: hand weights, resistance bands and body weight exercises. Activity level: 5 (Vigorous)

Restorative yoga (not currently offered) 

Discover restorative yoga in this class where yoga postures are modified with props for support; postures may be held to allow the body to fully relax. Slower, softer, gentler, calming, soothing, stress-relieving, grounding – all words to describe restorative yoga. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing.

Yoga-flow (not currently offered)

Flow yoga is also known as vinyasa, which means "following your breath", so you always go at your own pace. This class is based on moving from one pose to the next using sun salutations and postures that connect to one another. Each class includes balance, strength, compression, twists, hip/heart openers, core work and a quiet rest at the end which you will have richly earned! This class is designed for intermediate students. Dress lightly in non-baggy clothes. Please bring a yoga mat.

Contact us

Phone and email

Patrice Holter
Recreation Supervisor
763-493-8373
Email Patrice Holter

Community Activity Center (Recreation and Parks Department)

5600 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to the Community Activity Center

September through May office hours

Sunday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

June through August office hours

Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, closed unless we have a scheduled event or activity.

Hours may vary based on events, activities and holidays.

 
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