Class Descriptions

The instructors make you feel like you matter. … I have a hard time keeping up with the more fit people but in the classes the instructors tend to the needs of each one of us without making us feel like we are doing things wrong. I don’t know how you do it but it helps so much to know WE matter and it is about us and not about the instructor’s fitness level.
Patricia, PWC member



Group Fitness Class Descriptions

Fitness Studio Classes

3 Mile Walk

3 Mile Walk is a class for everyone! This 45 minute class with Sharon Steele is three classes in one.  You are welcome to walk to the beat for 1 mile (first 15 minutes), 2 miles or 3 miles. Each 15-minute section has its own cooldown for you to have a complete workout no matter what length walk you choose to do. You can do this workout walking, seated, or join our rolling crew with their wheeled walkers. Everyone is welcome – all fitness levels!

Arthritis Mobility Essentials
This class is for anyone with arthritis and all activity levels. We’ll start with a beginning joint check and warm up, then work on stretching and range of motion, followed by strengthening, cardiovascular endurance and balance and coordination. Class wraps up with a joint check and relaxation and breathing techniques.

Beginners’ Yoga 
Learn the fundamental poses of yoga as you build strength, increase flexibility, and find focus. This challenging and dynamic class will invigorate the entire body through breath and movement. Ideal for anyone new to yoga.

Chair One Fitness & Seated Strength
This class offers a balance of seated aerobic movement based on a dance fitness program and seated strength training in a 45-minute workout (class extends to 60 minutes in May). Standing progressions are available to allow participants to challenge themselves as desired. A gentle warm-up will prepare participants to raise their heart rates with intervals of chair based cardio exercises, and build total body strength from a seated position. Class wraps up with a relaxing seated stretch. For all fitness levels and abilities.

Chair One Fitness 
A super fun chair-based dance fitness program with movements of daily living incorporated into cool dance moves. Appropriate for all levels. Chair One keeps people moving, and smiling, too!

Core Focus
Core Focus is a 30-minute workout designed to focus on your foundation. Bodyweight movements will create stability from the middle of your body, layering on balance, strength, and mobility to help you build a strong core. Challenge yourself with progressions of exercises from beginner to advanced. Participants must be comfortable getting down to the floor.

Saddle up for a great workout to increase muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance without heavy impact on the joints. A motivating soundtrack helps you tackle hills, flats, sprints and mountains.

Everybody Step
Basic step patterns are easy to learn and deliver a perfect blend for a great cardiovascular and body weight workout.

Fortify Your Frame
This is a challenging but safe conditioning workout. Designed for all ages and fitness levels to build strength in support of injury resistance and overall functionality. The workout will target every major muscle group with a progressive approach to utilizing the powerful force of gravity.

FUNctional Strength
A dynamic and challenging strength workout focusing on movements that support activities of daily living, balance & coordination. Participants will explore modalities and equipment such as kettlebells, TRX, resistance bands & dumbbells.

Gentle Flow
Increase muscle strength, endurance and overall flexibility while learning relaxation techniques utilizing Hatha, Iyengar and YogaFit postures. Gentle Flow refines the basics learned in Beginner Yoga.

Gentle Yoga & Meditation
Increase flexibility and focus while letting go of stress and tension that can cause body pain and mental irritation. This class combines gentle postures with easy movement, breathwork and guided meditation. Blanket or covering recommended for comfort.

Golden Grooves
This class is perfect for active older adults who love music and dancing but prefer lower intensity moves. Easy to follow choreography will focus on balance, range of motion, coordination and fun.

Kettlebell Strength (PRFC & Zoom)
Take heart pumping music and your favorite kettlebell moves and combine them into calorie torching fun!

LIIT Cardio & Core (PRFC & Zoom)
This low intensity interval training cardio class is designed to increase your heart rate and burn calories.

Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks specifically engineered for exercising, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out with strength & cardio benefits. POUND is designed for all fitness levels.

Practical Pilates
This class on the mat incorporates movement with guided breathing and proper alignment to develop strength and endurance. Participants should be comfortable on the floor.

Retro Aerobics
Combines low impact cardio activity, core and strength exercises, plus a good stretch, all with fun music and camaraderie.

Rock Steady Boxing
A non-contact boxing based fitness curriculum designed to improve the quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease. Fee based.

Seated Yoga
Smooth gentle movements while seated. Strengthen the immune system while improving balance and stamina, and increasing flexibility with gentle yoga movements.

Senior Strength
This class includes exercises to improve muscular strength and ward off age-related muscle loss as well as keep bones strong, improve mobility, prevent falls, and combat depression. Seated and standing exercises included. Open to all levels. Modifications offered.

Stability & Balance (begins in May)
Exercises target balance, strength and joint mobility. Learn ways to make measurable improvements while having fun in the process!

Great all-around exercise class. Modifications of your choice can make it great for most exercise levels.

Yoga 1 
Increase muscular strength, endurance and overall flexibility, while learning relaxation techniques utilizing Hatha, Iyengar and YogaFit postures. Yoga 1 refines the basics learned in Beginners’ Yoga.

This class fuses upbeat rhythms and music with easy-to-follow dance-style moves to create a fun, engaging, and dynamic workout.


Water-based Classes

This fun and intense aquatic HIIT workout will challenge you to do one more rep each round.

Aqua Bata Bing 
This is a shallow water Tabata workout in the inner pool! This high energy program is six rounds of FUN! The intense workout is perfect for all fitness levels. Water shoes are suggested and webbed gloves would enhance your workout, but are not required.

Aqua Blaze 
A grab bag of interval training and Tabata workouts in the river with surprise suspended moves tossed in, making your body a calorie burning machine after class.

Aqua Bootcamp 
High intensity water fitness with travel combinations interspersed with stationary exercises, incorporating pyramid and interval training, power drills, speed bursts and kickboxing drills. Requires no coordination but lots of stamina!

Aqua Strong
For moderate to higher fitness levels. This class in the river rotates to focus on primarily upper body and core strength or lower body and core strength to develop overall tone and strength. Burn calories, reduce your risk of injury and build stronger bones. Water shoes strongly recommended.

Aqua Volleyball
Low impact water volleyball in the lap lanes; fun for all fitness levels.

Aquatic FitScripts (fee based)
FitScripts is a physician-referred program designed to support those managing or transitioning from a medical condition or physical condition. The aquatic program addresses cardiovascular fitness, balance and range of motion in an environment that reduces impact on the joints.  Read the program description

Deep Water Blast
Grab an aqua belt and plunge into the deep water! This class provides an intense impact free workout that targets large muscle groups while improving core strength and stability.

Family Swim
Family Swim offers a safe and enjoyable environment for families to gather for swimming. Currently offered on Tuesdays, 5:00-7:00 pm; Fridays, 4:00-6:00 pm and Sunday, 12:00-2:00 pm.

Flex & Flow
A slow paced class focusing on exercises to increase flexibility, improve balance and decrease joint pain. Held in the middle, shallow section of the aquatic area. Pool noodles are encouraged for stability and support.

Fluid Pilates 
This aquatic workout in the inner pool features standing Pilates choreography that includes both isolated and sequenced movements that engage the POWERHOUSE through rhythmic arm and leg patterning.

Liquid Silver
This class in the inner pool will cover functional fitness with cardio, strength, balance and stretching! This class moves to your beat!

Water Gym

A gym-style workout in the inner pool working your upper body, lower body and core. Total body training in one workout – take the plunge into Water Gym!

*FitScripts is a FEE-BASED group class. A physician’s referral is needed to participate in the FitScripts program, which is designed for those who want to exercise but may have chronic conditions or physical limitations. Click here for more info on FitScripts.

**Proper athletic attire and shoes are required for ALL fitness classes. For aquatic classes it is highly recommended that you wear water shoes. Hydration is essential for a safe and effective workout on the land AND in the pool.

***Schedule, classes and/or instructors are subject to change at any time without prior notice. For your safety and the consideration of others, there will be no admittance to any class five minutes after the class’s scheduled start time.

****Please use caution in the pool when crossing the river to get to the therapy pool.