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 - $100 for spring 2015


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 800-001. 
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.
 

 
 
Spring 2015 505 Health & Wellness Classes
Call Community Education at 217/353-2055 to register.

GROUP CYCLING

Cycling is a great way to get an effective workout. Tamala Everett, Spinning Certified, will lead both beginners and experienced cyclers in 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 Feb 2–Mar 16
12:15–1pm
WCE 757 001
Deadline: Jan 26
$45
Location: P210
> Mon Mar 30–May 11
12:15–1pm
WCE 757 002
Deadline: Mar 23     
$45
Location: P210
 
2D CYCLING
2D Cycling is a “fat-torching” workout that combines cycling with full bodyweight 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 strength/cardio on-ground training, with a lateral, core and upper-body condition emphasis during floor segments. Peg Olson, AFAA, will lead you through this two-dimensional workout.
> Mon Feb 2–Mar 16
5:30–6:15pm
WCE 919 001
Deadline: Jan 26
$49
Location: P210
> Mon Mar 30–May 11
5:30–6:15pm
WCE 919 002
Deadline: Mar 23
$49
Location: P210

BOOT CAMP
Join Peg Olson, AFAA, for an intense workout designed to burn calories and tone all the major muscle groups of the body. You will use light weights and resistance tubes to develop and tone, and incorporate cardio drills to burn calories and strengthen the heart. The majority of class will include inside circuits, occasionally making use of the great outdoors as weather allows.
> Tue/Thu Feb 3–Mar 19
6–7am
WCE 443 001
Deadline: Jan 27
$69
Location: Gym
> Tue/Thu Mar 31–May 14
6–7am
WCE 443 002
Deadline: Mar 24
$69
Location: Gym
 
INTERVAL CONDITIONING
Alternate strength conditioning with cardio intervals for a complete workout, with AFAA-certified instructor Peg Olson. This fun class will combine strength and power with cardio/agility training. Intervals consist of three components driving the caloric burn and afterburn, while toning and shaping the body.
> Tue Feb 3–Mar 17
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 781 001
Deadline: Jan 27
$49
Location: P210
> Tue Mar 31–May 12
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 781 002
Deadline: Mar 24
$49
Location: P210

CORE CONDITIONING
Your core is the most important region of your body to condition for stability, balance, and injury prevention. Peg Olson, AFAA, will provide 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 Feb 4–Mar 18
5:15–6pm
WCE 867 001
Deadline: Jan 28
$49
Location: P210
> Wed Apr 1–May 13
5:15–6pm
WCE 867 002
Deadline: Mar 25
$49
Location: 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, incorporating weights and resistance.
> Thu Feb 5–Mar 19
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 918 001
Deadline: Jan 29
$45
Location: P210
> Thu Apr 2–May 14
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 918 002
Deadline: Mar 26
$45
Location: P210

ZUMBA®
Zumba® fuses hypnotic musical rhythms and tantalizing moves to create a dynamic workout designed to be fun and easy to do. AFAA-certified instructor Lisa Hoppe will show you the routines that feature interval training where fast and slow rhythms are combined to tone and sculpt while you burn fat.
> Mon Feb 2–Mar 16
5:15–6:15pm
WCE 353 001
Deadline: Jan 26
$45
Location: P105
> Mon Mar 30–May 11
5:15–6:15pm
WCE 353 002
Deadline: Mar 23
$45
Location: P105

ZUMBA GOLD®
Zumba Gold® combines all the flavor of Zumba® at a slightly slower pace for those just starting a workout routine or the active older adult. 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.
> Sat Feb 14–Mar 14
8–8:45am
WCE 622 001
Deadline: Feb 6
$39
Location: P105
> Sat Apr 4–May 9
8–8:45am
WCE 622 002
Deadline: Mar 26
$45
Location: P105

WATER AEROBICS
Increase your flexibility, strength, and circulatory endurance with this joint soothing therapeutic water exercise. Participate at your own comfort level with water aerobics pro Jo Rodriguez.
> Tue Jan 20–Mar 10
noon–12:45pm
WLI 805 001
Deadline: Jan 13
$65
Location: Eastland Suites, Urbana
> Thu Jan 22–Mar 12
noon–12:45pm
WLI 805 002
Deadline: Jan 15
$65
Location: Eastland Suites, Urbana
> Tue Mar 31–May 19
noon–12:45pm
WLI 805 003
Deadline: Mar 24
$65
Location: Eastland Suites, Urbana
> Thu Apr 2–May 21
noon–12:45pm
WLI 805 004
Deadline: Mar 26
$65
Location: Eastland Suites, Urbana
 
PILATES
This group mat Pilates class can begin your introduction to Pilates or be a continuation of your current practice. Casey Coon, instructor for The Method Pilates Mat & Standing Pilates, will guide you through modifications and variations for all fitness levels. These exercises help improve strength, flexibility, balance, and posture. Bring a mat and small hand towel.
> Wed Feb 4–Mar 18
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 383 001
Deadline: Jan 28
$45
Location: P105
> Wed Apr 1–May 13
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 383 002
Deadline: Mar 25
$45
Location: P105
 
FLOW YOGA
Flow yoga links movement with breath. No yoga experience or flexibility is necessary for this “must add” class to your life. Movements help you shed unwanted pounds, strengthen and tone muscles, increase flexibility, improve balance, and decrease stress. Lisa Hoppe is a certified group exercise instructor.
Bring a yoga mat and yoga block, and dress in a way that allows for unrestricted movement.
> Tue Feb 3–Mar 17
5:15–6:15pm
WCE 384 001
Deadline: Jan 27
$45
Location: P105
> Tue Mar 31–May 12
5:15–6:15pm
WCE 384 002
Deadline: Mar 24
$45
Location: P105

HATHA YOGA
Taught by Linda Peete, E-RYT, this class includes traditional yoga poses, breath work, balance, relaxation, and meditation sequences that fully encompass mind, body, and spirit. This class is for those who enjoy practicing at a more relaxed pace. Bring a yoga mat and yoga block, and dress in a way that allows for unrestricted movement.
> Sat Feb 7–May 2 (no class Mar 21 & 28)
9–10:30am
WCE 971 001
Deadline: Jan 30
$79
Location: 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 and that are especially helpful for those with arthritis. Advanced movements are available to challenge those with more experience.
> Tue Feb 3–Mar 17
11am–noon
WLI 427 001
Deadline: Jan 27
$49
Location: P105
> Tue Mar 31–May 12
11am–noon
WLI 427 002
Deadline: Mar 24
$49
Location: P105
 
BEGINNING TAI CHI: YANG24 STYLE
Here’s a beginning Tai Chi program that offers a variety of challenges. The disciplined Yang24 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 Feb 5–Mar 19
11am–noon
WLI 848 001
Deadline: Jan 29
$49
Location: P105
> Thu Apr 2–May 14
11am–noon
WLI 848 002
Deadline: Mar 26
$49
Location: 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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