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 800 003 - $100 for Fall 2015
WCE 800 004 - $65 for Fall 2015 MIDTERM – start October 19

Call 217/353-2055 to sign up today!
Or click to register through my.parkland.
Use Continuing Education 2015 for the term and course WCE 800.
After your registration is processed a confirmation letter with usage guidelines will be sent to you by mail. 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.


 
 
505 Health & Wellness Classes
Call Community Education at 217/353-2055 to register.
 

BOOT CAMP

Join Peg Olson, AFAA certified, for an intense workout that burns calories and tones all the major muscle groups. You will use light weights and resistance tubes to develop and tone the body and incorporate cardio drills to burn calories and strengthen the heart. The majority of class involves indoor circuits and makes use of the great outdoors as weather allows.
> Tue/Thu Sep 15–Nov 5
6–7am
WCE 443 003
Deadline: Sep 8
$69
Location: PC-Gym

TURBOKICK®
Become a total knockout with the ultimate cardio-kickboxing workout. Cardio kickboxing and body-sculpting dance moves are choreographed to the hottest music mixes. Lisa Hoppe will get you lean and toned—and you’ll have a blast doing it. It’s high intensity, fast paced, and totally addictive.
>Wed Sep 2–Oct 14
(no class Sep 23)
6–7am
WCE 376 003
Deadline: Aug 26
$49
Location: PC-P105
> Wed Oct 21–Dec 9
(no class Nov 25)
6–7am
WCE 376 004
Deadline: Oct 14
$49
Location: PC-P105

INTERVAL CONDITIONING
Alternate strength conditioning with cardio intervals for a complete workout with AFAA-certified instructor Peg Olson. This fun class combines strength and power with cardio and agility training. Intervals consist of three components driving the caloric burn and afterburn while toning and shaping the body.
>Tue Sep 1–Oct 13
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 781 003
Deadline: Aug 25
$49
Location: PC-P210
>Tue Oct 20–Dec 1
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 781 004
Deadline: Oct 13
$49
Location: PC-P210

FUNCTIONAL TRAINING
Train your muscles to perform daily activities with ease and not injury with Peg Olson, AFAA. Focus on multijoint, multimuscle exercises that build strength, balance, and endurance and incorporate weights and other forms of resistance.
> Thu Sep 3–Oct 15
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 918 003
Deadline: Aug 27
$49
Location: PC-P210
> Thu Oct 22–Dec 10
(no class Nov 26)
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 918 004
Deadline: Oct 15
$49
Location: PC-P210

FIT FOR LIFE
This is a workout with moves and music that make it fun and easy to follow. Rena Leake, AFAA, will get you moving during cardio and resistance segments to improve your heart and lung function and strengthen major muscles. Start here to get fit for life!
> Tue Sep 1–Oct 13
4–5pm
WCE 714 003
Deadline: Aug 25
$49
Location: PC-P210
> Tue Oct 27–Dec 8
4–5pm
WCE 714 004
Deadline: Oct 20
$49
Location: PC-P210

GROUP CYCLING
Cycling is a great way to get an effective workout. Tamala Everett, Spinning certified, leads an energetic ride in which you control the resistance on your bike to make the pedaling as easy or difficult as you choose. Expect to be motivated, sweat, and have fun while riding with friends.
> Mon Sep 14–Oct 26
12:15–1pm
WCE 757 003
Deadline: Sep 4
$49
Location: PC-P210
> Mon Nov 2–Dec 14
12:15–1pm
WCE 757 004
Deadline: Oct 26
$49
Location: PC-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. Peg Olson, AFAA, will lead you through this two-dimensional workout.
> Mon Sep 14–Oct 26
5:30–6:15pm
WCE 919 003
Deadline: Sep 4
$49
Location: PC-P210
> Mon Nov 2–Dec 14
5:30–6:15pm
WCE 919 004
Deadline: Oct 26
$49
Location: PC-P210

ZUMBA®
Zumba fuses hypnotic music rhythms and tantalizing moves for a dynamic workout that’s fun and easy to do. AFAA certified instructor Lisa Hoppe will show you the routines that feature interval training that combines fast and slow rhythms to tone and sculpt your muscles while you burn fat.
> Mon Sep 14–Oct 26
(no class Sep 28)
5:15–6:15pm
WCE 353 005
Deadline: Sep 4
$49
Location: PC-P105
> Mon Nov 2–Dec 14
(no class Dec 7)
5:15–6:15pm
WCE 353 006
Deadline: Oct 26
$49
Location: PC-P105

ZUMBA GOLD®
If you’re just starting a fitness routine or are an active older adult, Zumba Gold combines all the flavor of Zumba at a slightly slower pace. You’ll still experience all the zest of Latin music and dance steps in this fun-filled dance-fitness class led by AFAA-certified instructor Rena Leake.
> Mon Sep 14–Oct 26
9:30–10:15am
WCE 622 007
Deadline: Sep 4
$49
Location: PC-P105
> Mon Nov 2–Dec 14
9:30–10:15am
WCE 622 008
Deadline: Oct 26
$49
Location: PC-P105

CORE CONDITIONING
Your core is the most important region of your body to condition for stability, balance, and injury prevention. Peg Olson, AFAA, provides a multidisciplinary approach to cross-training the muscles of your core (abs, obliques, glutes, hips, and full back) and a small cardio component for better fat burning.
> Wed Sep 2–Oct 14
5:15–6:15pm
WCE 867 003
Deadline: Aug 26
$49
Location: PC-P210
> Wed Oct 21–Dec 9
(no class Nov 25)
5:15–6:15pm
WCE 867 004
Deadline: Oct 14
$49
Location: PC-P210

PILATES
This Pilates mat class can be your introduction to Pilates or a continuation of your current practice. Casey Coon, instructor for 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 Sep 2–Oct 14
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 383 005
Deadline: Aug 26
$49
Location: PC-P105
> Wed Oct 21–Dec 9
(no class Nov 25)
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 383 006
Deadline: Oct 14
$49
Location: PC-P105

FLOW YOGA
Flow yoga links movement with breath. No yoga experience or flexibility is necessary for this must-add class. Movements help you shed unwanted weight, strengthen and tone muscles, increase flexibility, improve balance, and decrease stress. Lisa Hoppe is a certified group exercise instructor.
> Tue Sep 1–Oct 13
(no class Sep 29)
5:15–6:15pm
WCE 384 007
Deadline: Aug 25
$49
Location: PC-P105
> Tue Oct 27–Dec 1
5:15–6:15pm
WCE 384 008
Deadline: Oct 20
$49
Location: PC-P105

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 Sep 1–Oct 20
12–12:45pm
WLI 805 005
Deadline: Aug 25
$65
Location: PC-ES
> Thu Sep 3–Oct 22
12–12:45pm
WLI 805 006
Deadline: Aug 27
$65
Location: PC-ES
> Tue Oct 27–Dec 15
12–12:45pm
WLI 805 007
Deadline: Oct 20
$65
Location: PC-ES
> Thu Oct 29–Dec 17
(no class Nov 26)
12–12:45 pm
WLI 805 008
Deadline: Oct 22
$65
Location: PC-ES

NEW
KEYS TO BETTER BALANCE
Age-related changes can affect body systems that contribute to 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.
> Mon Sep 14–Oct 26
1–1:45pm
WCE 814 001
Deadline: Sep 4
$49
Location: PC-P105
> Mon Nov 2–Dec 14
1–1:45pm
WCE 814 002
Deadline: Oct 26
$49
Location: PC-P105

BEGINNING TAI CHI: SUN STYLE
Improve your quality of life using Sun style tai chi, one of the five recognized major styles of tai chi. Rick Krandel will guide you toward an upright posture and agile steps with exercises to improve mobility, breathing, and relaxation; the exercises are especially helpful in managing arthritis. If you’re more experienced, advanced movements are available.
> Tue Sep 1–Oct 13
11am–noon
WLI 427 005
Deadline: Aug 25
$49
Location: PC-P105
> Tue Oct 27–Dec 8
11am–noon
WLI 427 006
Deadline: Oct 20
$49
Location: PC-P105

BEGINNING TAI CHI: YANG STYLE
Here’s a beginning tai chi program that offers a variety of challenges. The disciplined Yang style includes warm-up techniques and postures that help you gain experience and evaluate personal performance. Instructor Rick Krandel uses a method that benefits participants at all levels.
> Thu Sep 3–Oct 15
11am–noon
WLI 848 005
Deadline: Aug 27
$49
Location: PC-P105
> Thu Oct 29–Dec 10
(no class Nov 26)
11am–noon
WLI 848 006
Deadline: Oct 22
$49
Location: PC-P105

NEW
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.
> Sat Oct 10–Nov 21
9:30–10:30am
WLI 882 002
Deadline: Oct 2
$49
Location: PC-P105

PARKLAND FITNESS CENTER
Dodds Athletic Complex
Parkland ID required!

Hours:
 Monday-Thursday: 7am-7pm
 Friday: 7am-5pm
 Saturday: 7am-noon
 Sunday: CLOSED

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

 
 

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