Group Fitness

Group Fitness classes are free of charge, offered every month, and taught by certified instructors. Class offerings include:

  • Aqua Aerobics: A twist on the classic aerobic workout routine, this class is taught in the pool. No swimming experience necessary.
  • Yoga: Yoga classes help with posture, breathing, flexibility, and general relaxation while giving you a workout.
  • Spin: A high energy stationary bike workout that enhances cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength. Participants can control personal intensity levels through body position and bike tension.
  • Zumba: An exercise fitness program which involves dance and aerobic movements performed to energetic music. The choreography incorporates hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo. Squats and lunges are also included.
  • Tai Chi: An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits.

Group Fitness Class Schedule

Please click here to access the 2018-19 Group Fitness composite schedule.

Group Fitness Procedures

  • The ARC offers free Group Fitness Classes to all SMCM faculty, staff and students and community members that have purchased a membership. Community patrons can pay the $5 daily pass to take classes.
  • A calendar of Group Fitness Classes can be found in the Welcome Desk Binder at all times, and copies should be placed at the Welcome Desk for patrons' convenience.
  • Group Fitness Instructors are required to clock in and out, as is all ARC Staff.
  • At the time of clocking in, Group Fitness Instructors should be given a Group Fitness Sign-In Sheet.
  • All Group Fitness participants are required to both check in (swipe) at the Welcome Desk, and sign in on the Group Fitness Sign-In Sheet at that beginning of class.
  • Patrons who are not members but have purchased a Guest Pass are also welcome to participate in Group Fitness Classes, on the condition that they have signed all necessary waiver and releases.
  • At the end of the class, the Group Fitness Instructor should return the Group Fitness Sign-In Sheet. Welcome Desk Staff member on duty should then place the sheet into the Group Fitness Sign-In folder, located to the right of the computer at the Desk.
  • Spin Class participants must register for classes in advance. Space is limited to 10 participants, and each participant must register themselves individually.