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Adult Center - Exercise/Fitness

Fitness Center

Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Orientation provided upon request.
For details, call 623-930-4321.

Choose from treadmills, ellipticals, stationary bikes, a variety of strength training equipment, and free weights.

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NOTICE:

Wood Floor Painting and Refinishing at Glendale Adult Center will begin Nov. 14 and ends Nov. 23. During that time, there will be crews here at Glendale Adult Center working on the wood floor surfaces in room 107 A/B. This is the 10-year mark so all varnish will be removed, additional sanding will take place and a 3-coat process will be applied. This is part of the preventative maintenance to extend the life of these floors.

For those individuals that have sensitivities to smells you will have to see what is okay for you and what might not be tolerable. The product used to complete the floors is non-toxic but it may be obnoxious or intolerable for some.

The Glendale Adult Center team apologizes for any inconvenience. Thank you for your patience.

Nov. 14 – 18: All classes will be moved to other spaces in the Center which should make the smells less noticeable.

Nov. 21 – 23: ALL CLASSES ARE CANCELLED

Healthways Silver Sneakers logoSilverSneakers® is here at the Glendale Adult Center
The Glendale Adult Center encourages those passholders whose healthcare plans offer the SilverSneakers® benefit to choose us as one of their preferred locations. SilverSneakers® is offered to older adults to help them take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events. By choosing the Glendale Adult Center as one of your preferred locations, SilverSneakers® members can receive a GAC membership which entitles members to the use of the billiards area, computer lab, exercise programs (low, medium and high intensity), baseball darts, belly dancing, bridge, chess, grab bag bingo, floor and tabletop shuffleboard, pinochle, ping pong, senior jeopardy challenge, scrabble club, card & game room, Wii bowling, knitting and sewing clubs (experience required), weekly movies, ceramics and more.

Setting up your SilverSneakers® account with the Glendale Adult Center is as easy as 1-2-3:

  1. Just bring in your SilverSneakers® member ID card or we can verify your eligibility with your legal name and birthdate.
  2. Complete a SilverSneakers® Waiver.
  3. We'll set up your Glendale Adult Center SilverSneakers® membership.

And that's it!  You're all set (for as long as you are eligible for SilverSneakers®) and able to use the center during any of the hours of operation just by scanning your pass when entering the facility.

Exercise Programs
Monday, Wednesday and Friday • Room 107
First come, first served. A video may replace instructor. Included with GAC membership, with no additional fees. Note new start times!

  • Cardio Moves • M, W, F: 8:10 a.m. / M, W 3:10 p.m. (50 min.)
    Come join this fun, high-energy, fat-burning class with easy-to-follow routines. This cardio class is a great way to start your day. It won’t even feel like a workout!

  • Total Body • 9:15 a.m. (55 min.)
    Low impact aerobics/medium intensity followed by toning exercises using bands, balls, and hand weights. During the mat exercises, you may request alternative chair exercises that are just as effective.

  • SilverSneakers® Classic • 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. (55 min.)
    Have fun and move to music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activity for daily living skills. Handheld weights, elastic tubing with handles and a ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

  • Zumba Gold • 2 p.m. (55 min.)
    This class is for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower intensity. Come ready to sweat and prepare to leave empowered and feeling strong! Instructor: Cyndi Picker.

Classes

  • Isshin-Ryu Karate
    12 - 12:50 p.m., Tuesdays/Thursdays • Room 107
    Join the Karate for Lunch Bunch! Isshin-Ryu is a style of Okinawan karate founded and named by Tatsuo Shimabuku. Isshin-Ryu karate is largely a synthesis of Shorin-ryu karate, Goju-ryu karate, and kobudo. The name means, literally, “one heart way” (as in “wholehearted” or “complete”).
    Isometric Exercise • Self Defense • Improve Memory • Stranger Awareness
    NO BODILY CONTACT OR SPARRING
    Volunteer Instructor: John Legendre, working under the direction of Sensei Gary Spender.

  • T’ai Chi - Essentials
    1 - 2 p.m., Tuesdays/Thursdays
    Discover 5 easy-to-learn exercises taken directly from the Tai Chi form. Exercises are designed to help improve balance, relaxation, flexibility, strength, and body awareness. Adapted for people of all ages, especially those who do not want to learn the entire Tai Chi form, but still want the benefits. Instructor: Charlie Gill.

  • Zumba Toning
    2:15 - 3 p.m., Tuesdays/Thursdays
    This Zumba class will put extra emphasis on toning and sculpting to define muscles. Adding resistance using Zumba Toning Sticks (or light weights) helps you focus on specific muscle groups, so you (and your muscles) stay engaged! This class will enhance your sense of rhythm and coordination, while toning target zones, including arms, core and lower body. Instructor: Cindi Picker.
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