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 2016

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.
 
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, and dress in a way that allows for unrestricted movement
> Mon Feb 1–Mar 14
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 308 001
Deadline: Jan 25
$49
Location: Parkland College-P105
> Mon Mar 28–May 9
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 308 002
Deadline: Mar 21
$49
Location: Parkland College-P105

Pilates: Intro Level

This Pilates mat class can be your introduction to Pilates or a continuation of your current first-level 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 3–Mar 16
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 383 001
Deadline: Jan 27
$49
Location: Parkland College-P105
> Wed Mar 30–May 11
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 383 002
Deadline: Mar 23
$49
Location: Parkland College-P105

Pilates: Intermediate Level

This Pilates mat class presents the next level of precision in movements, concentration, and control. Instructor Casey Coon will help you reach your higher goals in all areas of strength, flexibility, balance, and posture.
Prerequisite: Pilates: Intro Level or equivalent knowledge and experience.
Bring a mat and hand towel.
> Thu Feb 4–Mar 17
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 310 001
Deadline: Jan 28
$49
Location: Parkland College-P105
> Thu Mar 31–May 12
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 310 002
Deadline: Mar 24
$49
Location: Parkland College-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, and dress in a way that allows for unrestricted
> Tue Feb 2–Mar 15
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 384 001
Deadline: Jan 26
$55
Location: Parkland College-P105
> Tue Mar 29–May10
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 384 002
Deadline: Mar 22
$55
Location: Parkland College-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 3–Mar 16
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 734 001
Deadline: Jan 27
$49
Location: Parkland College-P210
> Wed Mar 30–May 11
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 734 002
Deadline: Mar 23
$49
Location: Parkland College-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 Feb 5–Mar 18
1–2pm
WCE 315 001
Deadline: Jan 29
$49
Location: Parkland College-P210
> Fri Apr 1–May 13
1–2pm
WCE 315 002
Deadline: Mar 24
$49
Location: Parkland College-P210

Fit for Life
Although filled with simpler moves and familiar music, this class is a solid workout. AFAA-certified trainer Rena Leake leads this milder approach to improving your heart and lung function and strengthening major muscles. Start here to get fit for life!
> Mon Feb 1–Mar 14
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 714 001
Deadline: Jan 25
$49
Location: Parkland College-P210
> Mon Mar 28–May 9
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 714 002
Deadline: Mar 21
$49
Location: Parkland College-P210

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 Feb 2–Mar 15
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 781 001
(no class Mar 1)
Deadline: Jan 26
$49
Location: Parkland College-P210
> Tue Mar 29–May 10
5:30–6:30pm
WCE 781 002
Deadline: Mar 22
$49
Location: Parkland College-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.
> Thu Feb 4–Mar 17
5:30–6:15pm
WCE 919 001
(no class Mar 3)
Deadline: Jan 28
$49
Location: Parkland College-P210
> Thu Mar 31–May 12
5:30–6:15pm
WCE 919 002
Deadline: Mar 24
$49
Location: Parkland College-P210

Simplified Strength Training

Don’t miss out on feeling great. Here’s an opportunity to begin, increase, and maintain your physical fitness. Rena Leake has put together a workout that includes the components of strength training—cardio and muscle building—that are appropriate for advancing years.
> Wed Feb 3–Mar 16
9:30–10:15am
WCE 309 001
Deadline: Jan 27
$49
Location: Parkland College-P210
> Wed Mar 30–May 11
9:30–10:15am
WCE 309 002
Deadline: Mar 23
$49
Location: Parkland College-P210
 
Pedal Pushers
Get your heart pumping and build endurance with a combination of low-impact cycling and muscle-toning strength moves that won’t stress your joints. Certified fitness instructor and trainer Katie Goulet challenges your whole body but keeps the workout appropriate for all ages and fitness levels.
> Wed Feb 3–Mar 16
12–12:45pm
WCE 312 001
Deadline: Jan 27
$49
Location: Parkland College-P210
> Wed Mar 30–May 11
12–12:45pm
WCE 312 002
Deadline: Mar 23
$49
Location: Parkland College-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.
> Fri Feb 5-Mar 18    12:15–1pm
WCE 757 001
Deadline: Jan 29
$49
Location: Parkland College-P210
> Fri Apr 1-May 13    12:15–1pm
WCE 757 002
Deadline: Mar 24
$49
Location: Parkland College-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.
> Mon Feb 1–Mar 14
1–1:45pm
WCE 814 001
Deadline: Jan 25
$49
Location: Parkland College-P210
> Mon Mar 28–May 9
1–1:45pm
WCE 814 002
Deadline: Mar 21
$49
Location: Parkland College-P210

Beginning Tai Chi
Improve your quality of life by learning Sun-style Tai Chi. Rick Krandel will guide you toward an upright posture and agile steps with exercises to improve mobility, breathing, and relaxation. These exercises are especially helpful in managing arthritis.
Simultaneous enrollment in Beginning and Advanced is permitted.
> Tue/Thu Feb 2–Mar 17
11am–noon
WLI 427 001
Deadline: Jan 26
$69
Location: Parkland College-P105
> Tue/Thu Mar 29–May 12
11am–noon
WLI 427 002
Deadline: Mar 22
$69
Location: Parkland College-P105

Advanced Tai Chi
Rick Krandel presents a class that continues your meditative practice of Tai Chi. At this level, you’ll learn more advanced movements, gain more experience, and find continued satisfaction.
Simultaneous enrollment in Beginning and Advanced is permitted.
> Tue/Thu Feb 2–Mar 17
12–12:45pm
WLI 906 001
Deadline: Jan 26
$69
Location: Parkland College-P105
> Tue/Thu Mar 29–May 12
12–12:45pm
WLI 906 002
Deadline: Mar 22
$69
Location: Parkland College-P105



PARKLAND FITNESS CENTER
Dodds Athletic Complex
Parkland ID required!


Regular 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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