Adult Fitness Programs
A variety of fitness classes in the daytime and evenings are offered for adults at the Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center.
Daytime class schedule
Days and times change frequently. Check the daytime monthly schedule posted in the Community Activity Center for class changes and no dates! Located at Community Activity Center.
SNOW DAYS POLICY
We will be canceling our fitness classes if School District 279 cancels due to snow/weather. Please watch your TV or school website for those closing whenever we receive significant snowfall.
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. If you are unsure if a class or trip is right for you contact us.
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.
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.
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.
Energize the body and promote heart health, total body conditioning, and muscular endurance with easy-to-follow choreography movements and resistance training.
Improve activity of daily living skills, muscular endurance and range of motion through a variety of exercises. Handheld weights, tubing, and a ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support.
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.
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.
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.
Please bring a yoga mat for floor work. You must be able to get up and down from floor unassisted.
Walking 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.
Please join us for an informational meeting before the session start.
Monday, April 9, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, July 11, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
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.
Foundational Strength classes are made to start and progress you in the world of strength and fitness. These are circuit-style classes. An instructor from Fitspace leads the class. This is level 1 of their strength small group training.
Functional Strength classes are designed to challenge you and push you to your limit while staying safe and progressive.These are circuit-style classes. An instructor from Fitspace leads the class. This is level 2 of their strength small group training.
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! Dress lightly in non-baggy clothes. Please bring a yoga mat.
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.
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.
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.
Register for adult fitness classes
Passes for 10 classes can be purchased for daytime morning classes or with a SilverSneakers or Silver&Fit card. Stop at the front office to get started.
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.
Phone and email
Email Patrice Holter