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The Fitness program has been designed to meet the needs of our diverse population in Fort Collins. There are classes for beginners and those that are starting over and classes for the physically fit that want to try something new. Classes include: karate, tai chi, aerobics, spinning, strength training, balance classes, and more. There are even classes specifically for seniors that need a little more guidance or adaptation. We also cater to teens and youth with many classes that adapt to what interests them.

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Register for Programs Online

To register for the programs below, visit our online database. You can also call 970-221-6655 to register over the phone.

Get 70% off! Those with active Recreation Facility Passes receive 70% off of the class enrollment price when you register for the entire 5-week class session. You can also drop into a class for the $6 drop-in rate.

*Karate and Health & Wellness classes are not eligible for the enrollment discount. 

Meet the Staff: David Wimmer

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Recreation Coordinator - Fitness

David was born and raised in Aurora, CO and graduated from Colorado State University in 2012. He studied health and exercise science with a concentration in health promotion. David first came to the City of Fort Collins Recreation Department as an intern with the City of Fort Collins Recreation Sports Division and was fortunate to work with them a year later as the Sports Leader.  He worked as the Sports Leader for almost 3 years until he was hired on as Recreation Coordinator of Fitness in July. During my free time David loves to spend time with his wife of 2 years, Amanda, and also being active or outdoors: hiking, biking, playing sports, or exercising. He absolutely loves what he does because of the opportunity to better the health and fitness of the community members through recreation fitness programs.

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Les Mills Free Class Demo Day

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Never taken a Les Mills class? Thinking about signing up but want to try the classes first? Come to the Foothills Activity Center on January 2, 2017 for a day of free Les Mills classes! Classes will run throughout the day, schedule of free classes will be posted at Foothills. First day of the 5 week session will be January 3rd and participants will be able to sign up for classes at the front desk.

Schedule of classes below:
CXWORX: 8-8:30 a.m.
Body Pump: 9-9:45 a.m.
Body Combat: 10-10:45 a.m.

Body Pump: Noon-12:45 p.m.
CXWORX: 1-1:30 p.m.
Body Combat: 2-2:45 p.m.
CXWORX: 4:30-5 p.m.
Body Pump: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Body Combat: 6:45-7:45 p.m.

Les Mills BODYPUMP

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Dates: Variety of dates and times
Location: Foothills Activity Center
Cost: $25-$56.26

A total body workout using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition. Instructors coach you through the scientifically proven moves and techniques pumping out encouragement, motivation, and great music. Note: Class will not be held on Jan. 2.

Register for a variety of dates and times here.

Les Mills BODYCOMBAT

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Date: Variety of dates and times
Location: Foothills Activity Center
Cost: $33.76-$56.26

Punch and kick your way to fitness with this high-energy martial arts-inspired workout, no experience needed. Learn moves from Karate, Taekwondo, Boxing, Muay Thai, Capoeria and Kung Fu. Note: Class will not be held on Jan. 2.

Register online for a variety of dates and times here.

Les Mills CXWORX

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Date: A variety of dates and times
Location: Foothills Activity Center
Cost: $25-$37.50

A 30-minute workout using resistance tubes, weight plates and body weight exercises like crunches, and hovers. A fully body exercise class with a focus on your core, lower back and hip. All the moves in CXWORX have options, so it's challenging but achievable for your own level of fitness. Note: Class will not be help on Jan. 2.

Register for a variety of dates and times here.

Zumba

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Zumba Fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. Routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Note: Class will not be help on Jan. 2.

Register online here for classes at Foothills Activity Center & Northside Aztlan Center, Foothills Activity Center, Northside Aztlan Center, and the Senior Center.

Qi Gong Workshop

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Date: Wednesday, Jan. 25- Feb. 1 (6-7 p.m.)
Location: Foothills Activity Center
Cost: $20

Practice this ancient physical technique to enhance vitality, strength and endurance. Meditative postures that are the core of martial arts can unlock hidden potential in your physical and mental health. Feel recharged, not exhausted, after your workouts. Note: Class not discountable.

Register online here.

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