Fitness Center Use

Parkland College Fitness Center
 
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The Parkland Fitness Center is available to Parkland students, employees, and community members enrolled in fitness center course.

Fitness Center Use
WCE 800 001 - $99

Register at www.parkland.edu/BTCE    
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Payment required at registration.

You must have a valid student ID and complete online orientation prior to your first visit to the Fitness Center.
 
Please note: The upper-level walking track is FREE for ANYONE to use during Fitness Center hours.


 
 
Health & Wellness Classes
Register online at www.parkland.edu/BTCE

 
Water Aerobics
Increase your flexibility, strength, and endurance with this joint-soothing therapeutic water exercise. Participate at your own comfort level with water aerobics pro Jo Rodriguez.
> Tue Jan 24–Mar 14
noon–12:45pm
WLI 805 001
Deadline: Jan 17
$69
Location: Eastland Suites, Urbana
> Thu Jan 26–Mar 16
noon–12:45pm
WLI 805 002
Deadline: Jan 19
$69
Location: Eastland Suites, Urbana
> Tue Mar 28–May 16
noon–12:45pm
WLI 805 003
Deadline: Mar 21
$69
Location: Eastland Suites, Urbana
> Thu Mar 30–May 18
noon–12:45pm
WLI 805 004
Deadline: Mar 23
$69
Location: Eastland Suites, Urbana

Boot Camp

Join Katie Goulet, our newest certified fitness instructor, for a workout that burns calories, tones all the major muscle groups, and incorporates cardio drills to strengthen the heart. Get yourself going, get your eff ort showing, and start feeling truly fit.
> Tue/Thu Jan 31–Mar 14
6–7am
WCE 443 001
Deadline: Jan 24
$99
Location: Gym
> Tue/Thu Mar 28–May 11
6–7am
WCE 443 002
Deadline: Mar 21
$99
Location: Gym

Interval Conditioning
Alternate strength conditioning with cardio intervals for a complete workout with AFAA-certified instructor Rena Leake. This high-energy class combines strength and power with cardio and agility training. Intervals consist of three components driving the caloric burn and after burn while toning and shaping the body.
> Thu Feb 2–Mar 16
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 781 001
Deadline: Jan 26
$65
Location: P210
> Thu Mar 30–May 11
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 781 002
Deadline: Mar 23
$65
Location: P210
 
2D Cycling
2D Cycling is a fat-torching workout that combines cycling with body-weight movement. This training consists of 40 seconds of intense push followed by 20 seconds of recovery. Take 4 minutes on the bike followed by 2 minutes of strength and cardio on the floor, with emphasis on lateral, core, and upper-body conditioning during floor segments. Certified fitness instructor Katie Goulet will lead you through this two-dimensional workout.
> Tue Jan 31–Mar 14
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 919 001
Deadline: Jan 24
$65
Location: P210
> Tue Mar 28–May 9
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 919 002
Deadline: Mar 21
$65
Location: P210

Group Cycling
Cycling is a great way to get an effective workout. Tamala Everett, certified in Spinning, leads an energetic ride in which you control the resistance on your bike to make the pedaling as easy or as difficult as you choose. Expect to be motivated, sweat, and have fun while riding with friends.
> Mon Jan 30–Mar 13
12:15–1pm
WCE 757 001
Deadline: Jan 23
$59
Location: P210
> Mon Mar 27–May 8
12:15–1pm
WCE 757 002
Deadline: Mar 20
$59
Location: P210

PiYO
PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting and core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of yoga. Licensed and certified instructor Katie Goulet leads this energetic class. Get your heart pumping and build your strength as you move through this low-impact but thorough and beneficial workout.
Bring a yoga mat.
> Mon Jan 30–Mar 13
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 308 001
Deadline: Jan 23
$65
Location: P105
> Mon Mar 27–May 8
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 308 001
Deadline: Mar 20
$65
Location: P105

Pilates
This Pilates mat class can be your introduction to Pilates or a continuation of your current practice. Casey Coon, certified instructor of the Method Pilates and mat and standing Pilates, will guide you through modifications and variations for all fitness levels. These exercises improve strength, flexibility, balance, and posture.
Bring a mat and hand towel.
> Wed Feb 1–Mar 15
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 383 001
Deadline: Jan 25
$65
Location: P105
> Wed Mar 29–May 10
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 383 002
Deadline: Mar 22
$65
Location: P105

NEW
The Joy of Yoga
This gentle hatha-based practice focuses on exploring the eight-limbed path of yoga. In addition to gaining physical health and well-being from learned poses, instructor Bridget Mullin will lead you into meditative practices, breath work, and yoga journaling to open and deepen your understanding of an integrative yoga practice. All levels of experience and ability are welcome. Be guided toward a practice that suits you and empowers you physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally.
> Tue Jan 31–Feb 21
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 386 001
Deadline: Jan 24
$49
Location: P105
> Tue Mar 28–Apr 18
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 386 002
Deadline: Mar 21
$49
Location: P105

NEW
Whole Body Movement
Have you been told you need to exercise more but don’t have time to go to the gym? Good news: you can move your body more every day without scheduling more workout time. Join Rachel Hills, Restorative Exercise Specialist and owner of Move More, Move Well, to learn exercises and lifestyle modifications that will help you move all of your parts more of the time for whole-body health. Class 1: feet and legs; class 2: hips, back, and abdominals; class 3: neck, shoulders, arms, and eyes; class 4: combine all the parts for whole-body movement.
Dress in a way that allows for unrestricted movement.
> Tue Feb 28–Mar 21
6–7:30pm
WCE 977 001
Deadline: Feb 21
$59
 Location: P105
> Tue Apr 25–May 16
6–7:30pm
WCE 977 002
Deadline: Apr 18
$59
Location: P105

Flow Yoga
Flow yoga links movement with breath. No yoga experience or flexibility is necessary for this must-add class. This discipline helps you shed unwanted weight, strengthen and tone muscles, increase flexibility, improve balance, and decrease stress. Instructor Bridget Mullin brings experience and dedication to this popular class.
Bring a yoga mat.
> Thu Feb 2–Mar 16
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 384 001
Deadline: Jan 26
$65
Location: P105
> Thu Mar 30–May 11
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 384 002
Deadline: Mar 23
$65
Location: P105

Core and More
Strengthen and tone the muscles of your midsection (abs, obliques, back, hips, and buns) to aid in stability and balance and improve posture. AFAA-certified instructor Rena Leake includes a brief upper-body or cardio workout to ensure fun and fitness!
> Wed Feb 1–Mar 15
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 734 001
Deadline: Jan 25
$65
Location: P210
> Wed Mar 29–May 10
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 734 002
Deadline: Mar 22
$65
Location: P210

NEW
Alexander Technique
Many chronic ailments such as carpal tunnel syndrome, plantar fasciitis, insomnia, and general stress are the result of years of unhealthy habits. The Alexander Technique is a practical method for restoring natural coordination, movement, and posture. Wes Howard, MA, AmSAT certified, will use a variety of methods to gently guide you through improving everyday movements. Shed unconscious habits in this class. Appropriate for all ages and various physical abilities.
Dress in a way that allows for unrestricted movement.
> Tue Mar 28–Apr 11
6:30–8:30pm
WCE 978 001
Deadline: Mar 21
$59
Location: A175

NEW
Mindful Food Awareness

Interrupt binges and learn to handle cravings; get rid of guilt and deprivation; and focus on awareness of hunger, satiety, and pleasure. Mindful eating coach Maggie Wachter, MSW, helps you improve your relationship with food through mindfulness meditation and exercises that help you make beneficial food choices.
> Tue May 16–30
6–8pm WCE 896 001
Deadline: May 9
$39
Location: BTCE

Walk Fit
Take a walk! It’s as simple as that. AFAA-certified trainer Rena Leake will get you up, get you moving, and set you on the path to feeling your best. Simple walking and strength exercises begin indoors and may move outdoors as weather permits.
Wear comfortable, stable shoes and comfortable clothing for unrestricted movement.
> Fri Feb 3–Mar 17
noon–1pm
WCE 315 001
Deadline: Jan 27
$65
Location: P210
> Fri Mar 31–May 12
noon–1pm
WCE 315 002
Deadline: Mar 23
$65
Location: P210

Keys to Better Balance
Age-related changes can affect body systems that influence balance. Certified instructor Rena Leake will show you activities and exercises that can help reverse the decline of balance. Pre- and post-class assessments will measure your improvement.
Wear comfortable, stable shoes and comfortable clothing for unrestricted movement.
> Thu Feb 9–Mar 16
noon–12:45pm
WCE 814 001
Deadline: Feb 2
$49
Location: H121
> Thu Mar 30–May 4
noon–12:45pm
WCE 814 002
Deadline: Mar 23
$49
Location: H121

Couples Massage
In four short hours, you and your partner will learn to give a relaxing Swedish massage. Bring one twin fitted sheet, one flat sheet, and one pillowcase. Led by Claire Prudhomme, MCP, NCTMB, LMT.
Wear or bring swimwear or athletic shorts and shirt.
> Sun Feb 12
noon–4pm
WCE 355 003
Deadline: Feb 3
$75
Location: H127

Meditation for Spiritual Awareness

Meditation helps reduce stress, develop productivity, improve concentration, and gain inner peace and spiritual fulfillment. You can practice this simple method at home, school, or work. Discover the benefits and practice of meditation, develop a technique, and focus on stilling the mind. Instructors Pam and Scott Dorsey have been practicing this method for over 40 years.
Workbook included.
> Tue Apr 18–May 2
7–8:30pm
WCE 891 001
Deadline: Apr 11
$39
Location: BTCE

NIA
NIA is a sensory-based movement and fusion fitness class that focuses on the mind, body, and spirit using the healing arts, dance arts, and martial arts. It empowers people of all ages, shapes, and sizes to connect and listen to their bodies. Join Michelle Roberts, certified NIA instructor, in following your healthful and joyful path.
Dress in a way that allows for unrestricted movement.
> Sat Feb 25–Apr 29 (no class Mar 18 & 25)
9–10am
WLI 882 001
Deadline: Feb 17
$65
Location: P105

Ageless Grace: Brain and Body

Ageless grace is a playful, spontaneous brain–body exercise program that is based on the science of neuroplasticity and activates all functions of your brain—analysis, strategy, kinesthetic learning, memory, creativity, and imagination. Occupational therapist Michelle Roberts will lead you through the 21 simple exercises using everyday movements you need for lifelong optimal function.
Movements are designed for those seated or standing regardless of most physical conditions. Dress in a way that allows for unrestricted movement.
> Wed Mar 1–Apr 26 (no class Mar 22)
11–11:45am
WLI 936 001
Deadline: Feb 22
$59
Location: H121

NEW
Dancing With Disabilities
Learn basic dance steps and dance floor etiquette while moving to music and socializing. Basic partnership ballroom moves as well as solo line dance moves will be taught by Mike Weaver, professional dance instructor and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. All levels of ability and experience welcome.
> Sat April 1
1–3pm
WLI 912 001
Deadline: Mar 24
$9
Location: H122





PARKLAND FITNESS CENTER
Dodds Athletic Complex
Parkland ID required!


Hours:
 Monday-Thursday: 7am-9pm
 Friday: 7am-5pm
 Saturday: 7am-2pm
 Sunday: 1-5pm

The Center is closed on college holidays and may have reduced hours between semesters. Click for campus hours.

 
 

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