Older Adults/SilverSneakers®

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Older Adults Staying in Shape!

One of the amazing aspects of living in the foothills is the dedication to fitness and staying active. The choices are endless, whether it be hiking, cross country skiing, tennis, pickleball, ping pong, classes, volleyball, fly fishing, softball, bridge… the list goes on and on. Many programs offer a senior discount (60+), a minimal co-pay or at no charge at all, if you are eligible to participate in the SilverSneakers® and Prime® Fitness Programs. For the pdf version of the calendar for SilverSneakers®/Prime Fitness Program please click here.

The SilverSneakers®/Prime Fitness Program

SilverSneakers LogoThis is an innovative health, exercise and wellness program helping older adults live healthy, active lifestyles. Get fit, have fun, make friends! Ask us if you qualify for the program. Enrollments are done at the Buchanan Park and Wulf Recreation Centers any time during open hours. Schedules and more information can be found on our website, or contact Susan Wescott at 720-880-1112 or swescott@eprd.co.

SilverSneakers® Circuit*

Combine fun and fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout.

SilverSneakers® Classic*

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, resistance bands and a SilverSneakers® ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for standing support.

SilverSneakers® Yoga*

Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

Align & Flow*

Create length, space and awareness in your muscles and joints through a balanced flow. This class will involve standing poses and mat work.

Aqua Stretch and Tone - Water Walking - Vortexercise - Water Aerobics*

Get a great low-impact workout variety from these water exercise classes. Stretch & Tone is a zero-impact, low-intensity class. Improves flexibility, range of motion and stretching techniques. Designed to aid in injury rehabilitation and alleviates issues associated with arthritis. Water Walking is a low- to moderate-impact and intensity. Improves fitness, balance and cardiovascular strength. Conducted in vortex with exercises taught with and against water current. Vortexercise class exercises vary in intensity levels to increase endurance, strength and cardiovascular ability. Conducted in vortex against water current. Water Aerobics classes offer a variety of workouts, incorporating both zero- and moderate-impact. Various intensity levels offered, including workouts to increase flexibility, range of motion and muscle strength.

Cardio Dance Gold*

This is not your traditional dance class. This class is easy to follow and combines a mixture of fun rhythms and dance styles to bring your heart rate up. Come let yourself go and have some fun!

Going Strong*

All movements in this class are safe & appropriate for fully mobile seniors. Class varies by day. Monday: Get your heart pumping using aerobic step routines & stationary exercises with weight & tubes. Step is optional. Wednesday: Easier level exercises, seated & standing, challenging balance using small ball, weights, tubes & Glides. Friday: Soft relaxing music starting with easy yoga movements then down to floor stretching & lengthening muscles to increase range of motion. Use bands, weights & stability ball. Must be able to rise from floor but chair is available.

Mindfulness and Meditation *

Come explore a variety of mindfulness meditation techniques as well as moving meditation. Find out for yourself the amazing physical and mental benefits of a meditation practice. A mindfulness practice can reduce stress, depression and anxiety. It can improve attention, mental clarity, pain management and overall health. This class is a great way to calm your mind and sharpen your focus.

Mat Pilates

A series of stretching and strength exercises performed in a sequence to strengthen your core (abs, back, hips, and glutes). $3 co-pay and card swipe for SilverSneakers® and Prime® Fitness participants.

Strength & Stretch*

Using light to moderate weights, bands and your own body weight challenge your body to stay strong! This class will also incorporate yoga that stretches the body as your strength builds.

TR-XTRA Gentle

Never tried TRX before? This is a half an hour workout designed to introduce you to TRX but also to gently move you through a workout using Suspension Training. Great for beginners and SilverSneakers®! This class is available to SilverSneakers® participants for a $3 co-pay & card swipe.

Evergreen Pickleball*

Come join us for America' s fastest growing sport. Pickleball is played similarly to tennis on smaller courts. Games can be played indoors or outdoors and as singles or doubles. Each session is open to the public at Wulf Recreation Center. For more information click here. SilverSneakers® participants are welcome under their SilverSneakers® membership.

Ping Pong*

What a great way to keep that competitive edge, work on your spin shots, work up a sweat or just practice hitting the ball. This totally fun sport is offered at Buchanan Park Recreation Center. For more information click here. No charge to SilverSneakers® or Prime® Fitness participants.

*Classes are offered at no charge to SilverSneakers® or Prime® Fitness participants. Many water classes are offered at no charge, please refer to the SilverSneakers® calendar located at the bottom of this page or collect a copy at a Rec Center front desk.

More Discounts! Patrons age 60+, can attend any of the classes listed on the fitness classes web page for an additional charge. For more information click here.
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Susan Wescott Fitness Specialist 720-880-1112 swescott@eprd.co

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November 18 - November 24, 2018
 
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Sunday, November 18, 2018
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Nov 18, 2018 - 9:00 AM Pickleball - Full Gym
Come join us for America’s fastest growing sport. Pickleball is played similarly to tennis on smaller courts. Games can be played indoors or outdoors and as singles or doubles. Each More...
Monday, November 19, 2018
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Nov 19, 2018 - 8:00 AM Going Strong
All movements in this class are safe & appropriate for fully mobile seniors. Class varies by day. Monday: Get your heart pumping using aerobic step routines & stationary exercises with More...
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Nov 19, 2018 - 8:15 AM Water Aerobics
A great benefit from exercising in water is increased flexibility. Water’s buoyancy provides a means of reducing stress on weight bearing joints, muscles, and bones. Our experienced instructors offer a More...
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Nov 19, 2018 - 8:30 AM Vortexercise
Class exercises vary in intensity levels to increase endurance, strength and cardiovascular ability. Conducted in vortex against water current. Class size is limited to ten. Drop-in fee: $8 DR $10 More...
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Nov 19, 2018 - 9:15 AM SilverSneakers® Classic
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, resistance bands, and More...
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Nov 19, 2018 - 9:30 AM Water Walking
Low- to moderate-impact and intensity. Improves fitness, balance and cardiovascular strength. Conducted in vortex with exercises taught with and against water current. Class size limited to ten. Drop-in fee: $8 More...
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Nov 19, 2018 - 10:30 AM SilverSneakers® Classic at WRC
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, resistance bands, and More...
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Nov 19, 2018 - 1:15 PM SilverSneakers® Yoga
Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. Questions about classes? More...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Nov 20, 2018 - 8:00 AM Mat Pilates - Kathy
Mat Pilates is a series of stretching and strength exercises performed in a sequence to strengthen your core (abs, back, hips, and glutes). This class is also available to SilverSneakers® More...
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Nov 20, 2018 - 8:30 AM Vortexercise
Class exercises vary in intensity levels to increase endurance, strength and cardiovascular ability. Conducted in vortex against water current. Class size is limited to ten. Drop-in fee: $8 DR $10 More...
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Nov 20, 2018 - 9:15 AM SilverSneakers® Circuit
Combine fun and fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Questions about classes? Please contact Fitness Specialist, Susan Wescott at 720-880-1112 or swescott@eprd More...
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Nov 20, 2018 - 9:30 AM Stretch & Tone
A zero-impact, low-intensity class. Improves flexibility, range of motion and stretching techniques. Designed to aid in injury rehabilitation and alleviates issues associated with arthritis. Drop-in fee: $8 DR $10 NDR. More...
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Come explore a variety of mindfulness meditation techniques as well as moving meditation. Find out for yourself the amazing physical and mental benefits of a meditation practice. A mindfulness practice More...
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Nov 20, 2018 - 10:30 AM Cardio Dance Gold
This is not your traditional dance class. This class is easy to follow and combines a mixture of fun rhythms and dance styles to bring your heart rate up. Come More...
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Nov 20, 2018 - 12:00 PM Pickleball - Full Gym
Come join us for America’s fastest growing sport. Pickleball is played similarly to tennis on smaller courts. Games can be played indoors or outdoors and as singles or doubles. Each More...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Day before Thanksgiving - Facility hours 5 AM - 7 PM - early closure.  More...
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Nov 21, 2018 - 5:30 AM Wulf Recreation Center Holiday Hours
Day before Thanksgiving - Facility hours 5:30 AM - 7 PM - early closure. More...
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Nov 21, 2018 - 8:00 AM Pickleball - Half Gym
Come join us for America’s fastest growing sport. Pickleball is played similarly to tennis on smaller courts. Games can be played indoors or outdoors and as singles or doubles. Each More...
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Nov 21, 2018 - 8:00 AM Cardio Dance Gold
This is not your traditional dance class. This class is easy to follow and combines a mixture of fun rhythms and dance styles to bring your heart rate up. Come More...
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Nov 21, 2018 - 8:00 AM Going Strong
All movements in this class are safe & appropriate for fully mobile seniors. Class varies by day. Monday: Get your heart pumping using aerobic step routines & stationary exercises with More...
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Nov 21, 2018 - 8:30 AM Vortexercise
Class exercises vary in intensity levels to increase endurance, strength and cardiovascular ability. Conducted in vortex against water current. Class size is limited to ten. Drop-in fee: $8 DR $10 More...
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Nov 21, 2018 - 9:15 AM SilverSneakers® Classic
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, resistance bands, and More...
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Nov 21, 2018 - 9:30 AM Water Walking
Low- to moderate-impact and intensity. Improves fitness, balance and cardiovascular strength. Conducted in vortex with exercises taught with and against water current. Class size limited to ten. Drop-in fee: $8 More...
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Nov 21, 2018 - 10:00 AM Pickleball - Full Gym
Come join us for America’s fastest growing sport. Pickleball is played similarly to tennis on smaller courts. Games can be played indoors or outdoors and as singles or doubles. Each More...
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Nov 21, 2018 - 10:30 AM SilverSneakers® Classic at BPRC
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, resistance bands, and More...
Thursday, November 22, 2018
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Thanksgiving - the Center is closed.  More...
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Nov 22, 2018 - 12:00 AM Wulf Recreation Center Holiday Hours
Thanksgiving - the Center is closed.  More...
Friday, November 23, 2018
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Day after Thanksgiving - Facility hours 7 AM - 5 PM. No children’s program classes (gymnastics, fitness, swim lessons) on all holidays, some adult classes have exceptions.  More...
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Nov 23, 2018 - 7:00 AM Wulf Recreation Center Holiday Hours
Day after Thanksgiving - Facility hours 7 AM - 5 PM. No children’s program classes (gymnastics, fitness, swim lessons) on all holidays, some adult classes have exceptions.  More...
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Nov 23, 2018 - 8:00 AM Going Strong
All movements in this class are safe & appropriate for fully mobile seniors. Class varies by day. Monday: Get your heart pumping using aerobic step routines & stationary exercises with More...
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Nov 23, 2018 - 11:00 AM Pickleball - Full Gym
Come join us for America’s fastest growing sport. Pickleball is played similarly to tennis on smaller courts. Games can be played indoors or outdoors and as singles or doubles. Each More...
Saturday, November 24, 2018
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Nov 24, 2018 - 8:00 AM Pickleball - Half Gym
Come join us for America’s fastest growing sport. Pickleball is played similarly to tennis on smaller courts. Games can be played indoors or outdoors and as singles or doubles. Each More...
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Nov 24, 2018 - 3:00 PM Pickleball - Half Gym
Come join us for America’s fastest growing sport. Pickleball is played similarly to tennis on smaller courts. Games can be played indoors or outdoors and as singles or doubles. Each More...