Active Older Adults
We offer a variety of fitness classes and special programs for seniors living in Eagle County. The Gypsum Rec Center is certified as a Silver Sneakers gym! Speak with our front desk to see if you qualify.
Gypsum Rec Center Fitness Class Descriptions
- Yoga / Gentle Yoga
Good for the mind, body and soul, this stress-reliever will help you gain improved body awareness and flexibility through the yoga tradition. Take the class to tone your muscles or as a compliment to your normal exercise routine.
- Water Aerobics
Exercising in the water is a challenging, yet fun workout that is easy on the joints! Come and let use the resistance of the water and power to your cardio workout!
Zumba® combines Latin and international music with a fun and effective workout system which involves dance and aerobic elements. Zumba’s choreography incorporates hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue, mambo and martial arts.
Fun, low-intensity class for all ages. Includes 3 minutes of cardio on the stops or on the floor, 2 minutes of strength exercises, and 1 minute of abdominal work.
- Walk With Ease
We are putting our grant from the National Recreation and Park Association to use by providing a low-impact walking program to older adults in our community called Walk with Ease! Sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation, Walk With Ease is an evidence-based program grounded in exercise science, behavior change and arthritis management. Groups meet for six weeks, three times per week. Sessions last one hour.
Dates: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays October 17-November 30 (no class November 23 or 25)
Time: 11:30 am
Location: Gypsum Rec Center
Price: $50 for all six weeks