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 - $99 for Fall 2016
WCE 800 004 - $69 for Fall midterm start

Call 217/353-2055 to sign up today!
Or click to register through my.parkland.
Use Continuing Education 2016 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.


 
 
Health & Wellness Classes
Call Business Training & Community Education at 217/353-2055 to register.
 
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 Aug 30–Oct 18
noon–12:45pm
WLI 805 005
Deadline: Aug 23
$69
Location: Eastland Suites
> Thu Sep 1–Oct 20
noon–12:45pm
WLI 805 006
Deadline: Aug 25
$69
Location: Eastland Suites
> Tue Oct 25–Dec 13
noon–12:45pm
WLI 805 007
Deadline: Oct 18
$69
Location: Eastland Suites
> Thu Oct 27–Dec 15
noon–12:45 pm
WLI 805 008
(no class Nov 24)
Deadline: Oct 20
$69
Location: Eastland Suites

Zumba
Zumba fuses hypnotic music rhythms and tantalizing moves for a dynamic workout that’s fun and easy to do. Certified instructor Madeleine Hall will lead routines that combine fast and slow rhythms to tone and sculpt your muscles while you burn fat.
> Tue Sep 6–Oct 18
5:45–6:45pm
WCE 353 003
Deadline: Aug 30
$65
Location: PC–P105
> Tue Oct 25–Dec 6
5:45–6:45pm
WCE 353 004
Deadline: Oct 18
$65
Location: PC–P105

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 Aug 30–Oct 20
6–7am
WCE 443 002
Deadline: Aug 23
$99
Location: PC–Gym
> Tue/Thu Oct 25–Dec 13
6–7am
WCE 443 003
(no class Nov 24)
Deadline: Oct 18
$99
Location: PC–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 afterburn while toning and shaping the body.
> Thu Sep 1–Oct 13
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 781 003
Deadline: Aug 25
$65
Location: PC–P210
> Thu Oct 20–Dec 8
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 781 004
(no class on Nov 24)
Deadline: Oct 13
$65 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.
Certified fitness instructor, Katie Goulet, will lead you through this two-dimensional workout.
> Tue Sep 6–Oct 18
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 919 003
Deadline: Aug 30
$65
Location: PC–P210
> Tue Oct 25–Dec 6
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 919 004
Deadline: Oct 18
$65
Location: PC–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 Sep 26–Oct 31
12:15–1pm
WCE 757 003
Deadline: Sep 19
$59
Location: PC–P210
> Mon Nov 7–Dec 19
12:15–1pm
WCE 757 004
Deadline: Oct 31
$59
Location: PC–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 Sep 12–Oct 24
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 308 004
Deadline: Sep 2
$65
Location: PC–P105
> Mon Oct 31–Dec 12
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 308 005
Deadline: Oct 24
$65
Location: PC–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 Sep 7–Oct 19
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 383 005
Deadline: Aug 31
$65
Location: PC–P105
> Wed Oct 26–Dec 14
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 383 006
(no class Nov 23)
Deadline: Oct 19
$65
Location: PC–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 Sep 1–Oct 13
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 384 005
Deadline: Aug 25
$65
Location: PC–P105
> Thu Oct 20–Dec 8
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 384 006
(no class Nov 24)
Deadline: Oct 13
$65
Location: PC–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 Sep 7–Oct 19
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 734 006
Deadline: Aug 31
$65
Location: PC–P210
> Wed Oct 26–Dec 14
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 734 007
(no class Nov 23)
Deadline: Oct 19
$65
Location: PC–P210

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 Sep 9–Oct 21
noon–1pm
WCE 315 005
Deadline: Sep 2
$65
Location: PC–P210
> Fri Oct 28–Dec 16
noon–1pm
WCE 315 006
(no class Nov 25)
Deadline: Oct 21
$65
Location: PC–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.
> Tue Sep 6–Oct 18
1–1:45pm
WCE 814 003
Deadline: Aug 30
$65
Location: PC–P210
> Tue Oct 25–Dec 6
1–1:45pm
WCE 814 004
Deadline: Oct 18
$65
Location: PC–P210

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 Oct 16
noon–4pm
WCE 355 003
Deadline: Oct 7
$75
Location: HP–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 Oct 4–18
6:30–8:30pm
WCE 891 002
Deadline: Sep 27
$39
Location: BTCE

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 Sep 7–Oct 19
11–11:45am
WLI 936 002
Deadline: Aug 31
$59
Location: HP–H121
> Wed Oct 26–Dec 14
11–11:45am
WLI 936 003
(no class Nov 23)
Deadline: Oct 19
$59
Location: HP–H121

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 Sep 3–Oct 15
9–10am
WLI 882 002
Deadline: Aug 26
$65
Location: PC–P105
> Sat Oct 22–Dec 10
9–10am
WLI 882 003
(no class Nov 26)
Deadline: Oct 14
$65
Location: PC–P105


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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