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More Seniors Are Committing to a Fitness Routine. We Can Help!

We have a fitness class for every level of mobility and interest. Whether you like to walk, dance or lift weights, our classes bring an element of fun to fitness. Make new friends and stay healthy.

Senior Fit
This program is a partnership with Holy Cross Hospital and Montgomery County Recreation that offers free fitness classes to seniors to help improve strength, endurance and flexibility. Must have a doctor’s permission slip to participate and call 301-754-7895 to pre-register. Call the center nearest you for date and time of class.

Available at the following centers:
Bauer Community Recreation Center
Coffield Community Recreation Center
East County Community Recreation Center
Germantown Community Recreation Center
Long Branch Senior Center
Mid-County Community Recreation Center
Praisner Community Recreation Center
Ross Boddy Community Recreation Center
Schweinhaut Senior Center
Wheaton Neighborhood Recreation Center
White Oak Community Recreation Center

Zumba Gold
Dance your way to a cardio workout with this class that leads you through a series of dance steps set to Latin and International music.  Who knew staying fit could be so much fun?!  Available at Lawton, Longwood and Mid-County Community Recreation Centers and Holiday Park Senior Center.  Call the center nearest you for detailed dates, time, and registration information.

Bone Builders
This course uses light weights to improve balance and strength.  Build muscle and bone density to help protect against fractures. This class does require a commitment of 2 days per week.
Coffield Community Recreation Center T, Th 9:30 – 10:15 am
Lawton Community Recreation Center T, Th 9:15 – 10:15 am
Mid-County Community Recreation Center T, Th 1:00 – 1:00 pm
Potomac Community Recreation Center T, Th 9:00 – 10:00 am or 10:00 - 11:00 am
Wheaton Community Recreation Center T, Th 1:00 – 2:00 pm
White Oak Community Recreation Center W, F 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Wisconsin Place Community Recreation Center M, Th 10:00 – 10:45 am or T, Th 11:15 – 12:00 pm

Senior Sneakers
Join the Senior Sneaker Exercise Program and you have access to quality exercise and weight rooms around the County until 3:00 pm Monday through Friday. Fee is just $50 per year and you can use it at ANY one of our 18 community and neighborhood Recreation Centers. This is not a class lead by an instructor, but we often have staff on hand to answer questions. For more information or to register call 240-777-4980.

Senior Shape
This program is in partnership with Suburban Hospital and the recreation department to offer seniors access to fitness classes where they can build strength, improve flexibility, and boost their aerobic endurance at a reduced fee of just $30 for 3 months.  Classes are available at the following centers:
Clara Barton Neighborhood Recreation Center
Potomac Community Recreation Center
Lawton Community Recreation Center
Holiday Park Senior Center
Schweinhaut Senior Center
For more information call 301-896-3939.