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Fitness#

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: yoga, 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. Cardio and weight rooms are available at Foothills Activity Center, Northside Aztlan Community Center, and Fort Collins Senior Center

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Fitness Programs#

Fitness classes are now set up with a pay-per-class model. Participants may register for one or more fitness classes prior to attending. The price of one fitness class is $7.50.

Sign up for four or more days within a transaction and get a lower price of $5 per 60-minute class or $4 per 45-minute class.

A $1 administrative fee will be added to the total price per transaction no matter the number of days selected.

The pricing structure is per person. Active facility pass holders, reduced fee participants, SilverSneakers, and Renew Active members will receive a 70% discount only when registering for 4 or more days in one transaction. This discount does not include the $1 administrative fee. Note: Wellness programs and 25 admission passes are not eligible for this discount.

*Registration site is not mobile-friendly. A desktop browser or registration via phone is recommended. View registration options.

When enrolling in fitness classes, add classes from all facilities into your basket before clicking "Add to Cart." 

Balance, Flex & Stretch
A low-impact class to strengthen the core muscles through balance and flexibility exercises. Includes stretching exercises to improve range of motion. A combination of barre/chair, balance and fitness balls, floor mats may be used. Various genres of music will accompany workouts.

Barre Gold
A low-impact training mix of ballet, yoga, and pilates. Increase your strength, balance, and flexibility, all while being gentle on the joints. A combination of body weight, light hand weights, and floor mat exercises. No dance experience is necessary.

Boomer Blast  
A full body workout that includes, strength, flexibility, balance, and reaction time with low-impact cardio.

Cardio Fit
An interval training class designed to increase endurance, strength, and balance while using only bodyweight movements.

CardioFit SilverSneakers
An advanced, low-impact cardiovascular exercise class designed for active adults. This high-energy class to music uses easy-to-follow movements to increase cardiovascular and muscular endurance. Strength training options are offered as well. Sufficient strength and endurance to stand unsupported for at least 30 minutes.

Chair Pilates  
Learn Pilates fundamentals, with the support of a chair, to activate abdominals and increase flexibility and body awareness.

Chair Yoga
Safe and gentle exercises will tone and strengthen muscles, loosen joints, lower stress, relieve tension and help you relax. No experience necessary.

Core Performance 
Develop a well-conditioned core with stability, strength, power, and isometric exercises in order to improve postural control and performance.

CrossTrain 
An intense workout that aims to maximize strength and agility with use of kettlebells, plyo-boxes, and ropes to work every muscle in the body. Every workout is different; keep the body guessing and force it to stay at its peak.

Focus on Balance  
Work on exercises, tips, & techniques to enhance equilibrium, posture, strength, and coordination that improve stability.

Functional Strength  
Train for an active lifestyle. Integrate strength, flexibility, balance, and agility with a personal trainer in a group setting.

Hatha Flow Yoga  
A beginner-intermediate hatha flow. Includes Sun Salutations, balance, hips, twists, hamstrings, and relaxation.

Meditation
Join a supportive setting for regular meditation practice. Learn and experience the benefits of various techniques, that can be adapted to individual challenges and needs. Time available for questions, discussion, and sharing.

Meditation & Flow Yoga
Calm the mind and body with an all levels gentle and dynamic practice of yoga postures. Perfect for those just starting yoga, suffering from chronic pain/arthritis or who just need a bit more stretching in their lives. Finish with a yoga nidra practice, an accessible meditation practice that helps reduce the symptoms of PTSD, anxiety, and stress.

Men – Loosen Up!
An all-men’s stretching series will integrate moves to improve flexibility and range of motion. Gain more energy, decrease potential risk for injury and maybe even help your golf game.

Mindfulness Yoga
Integrate the practice of mindfulness with yoga poses. All levels welcome. Based on the book, Mindfulness Yoga, by Frank Jude Boccio.

Oula
A high-intensity cardio dance with easy-to-follow choreography, mindfulness practices, and a culture of inclusivity — all to an energetic pop soundtrack. Every class empowers participants to challenge their bodies and process their emotions through music, movement, and, most importantly, a community connection.

Pilates Fusion  
A mix of exercises combining mat Pilates, core conditioning, and body weight training to improve strength, flexibility, and balance. Modifications are given to tailor the exercises to your own fitness level.

Pilates Mat, Beginner & Intermediate  
Get energized and reduce tension with exercises that increase strength and flexibility while improving balance and mind/body awareness. In the Friday class, more emphasis is on Pilates fundamentals and basic exercises for beginners.

Restorative Yoga 
A pleasant way to relax and create balance in life. Use bolsters, blocks, and blankets to experience the benefits of a passive practice. Allows release of effort that encourages calmness, tranquility, and connecting with self-healing.

Slow Flow Hatha Yoga  
Nurturing, fun, and non-competitive. Improve balance, strength, and flexibility. Poses are linked together slowly with attention to breath. Philosophy and stress management techniques are touched on. Designed for beginner and intermediate levels.

Spin & Tone 
Includes the same workout challenge that other group spin classes offer, but with an additional toning segment either throughout the class or at the end. Great for cardiovascular training and total body strengthening.

Strength & Stretch
A dynamic full-body stretch workout that delivers the perfect balance of strength and flexibility for a resilient, agile body.

Strength Training with Walking Poles
Use walking poles to improve balance, mobility, & posture, as well as increase strength in the core, arms, & legs. Class will include chair and standing exercises, and even some fun indoor walking activities that are great for experienced pol-walkers and beginners alike. Poles will be provided.

Swiss Theraball 
Enjoy gentle, effective, low-impact exercise on a Theraball. Improve balance, endurance, flexibility, and strength with this relaxing routine. Theraballs provided.

T’ai Chi Chih  
A moving meditation that circulates and balances the internal energy of the body also known as Chi. Gain better balance, improved health and well-being, increased flexibility and strength, inner peace, and joy. The movements can be done by anyone regardless of age or physical condition.

  • Beginner I - An introduction to the first half of the movements  
  • Beginner II - An introduction to the second half of the movements (Must Complete Beginner I)  
  • Intermediate – Deepening into the movements with a guided practice (Must complete Beginner I & II) 
  • Advanced – Deepening into the movements with a silent full practice (Must complete Beginner I & II)  

Tai Chi & Qigong  
Introduction to the art of Tai Chi Chuan with health cultivation exercises that make up the basis of the long Yang style form.

TRX Body Blast  
TRX is a suspension fitness system that helps build balance, muscle strength, and flexibility. Adjust the straps to increase or decrease the difficulty of every exercise. All levels welcome.

Vinyasa Flow Yoga  
A fun and fast-paced flow which links breath with movement. Learn the fundamental postures and principles to create a strong yoga practice and build core strength to support more advanced poses.

Yoga & Meditation  
Learn to quiet the mind and find inner balance. Begin with meditation and move into a gentle flow of yoga asanas. This is a calm approach to being present, rejuvenated, and healthier.

Yoga Básico/Basic Yoga
Clase bilingüe basada en la alineación del cuerpo y respiración. Para aquellas personas que están iniciando su práctica o que quieran revisar los fundamentos del yoga.

Bilingual class based on alignment of the body and breathwork. For those who are beginning their practice or want to revisit the foundations of yoga.

Yoga, Beginner  
Practice yoga breath work and physical exercises to gain strength, tone, flexibility, and stamina. Also experience a sense of inner calm.

Yoga, Advanced Beginner  
Previous yoga experience expected, with modifications offered for varying levels. Release stress and improve balance, flexibility, and strength with some difficult poses. Mindfulness and breath techniques offered.

Zumba 
Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow movements to create a dynamic fitness program. Routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms are combined to tone and sculpt while burning fat.

Zumba Gold  
A modified Zumba class that recreates the same dance moves at a lower intensity. Focus on balance, range of motion, coordination, and having fun. No dance experience necessary.

Zumba Toning
Combines targeted body-sculpting exercises and high-energy cardio work with Latin-infused Zumba moves to create a calorie-torching, strength-training dance fitness party. Learn how to use lightweight, maraca-like Toning sticks to enhance rhythm and tone all their target zones, including arms, abs and thighs.

Circuit SilverSneakers
Move through a series of exercises in a circuit format to improve cardiovascular endurance as well as muscular strength and endurance.

Classic SilverSneakers
Move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of motion, and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a small ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated or standing support.

Yoga SilverSneakers
Focus on poses and postures to improve joint range of movement, muscular strength, endurance, and balance. Static and dynamic movements are presented with a chair for seated and standing support. 

Personal Training#

Personal Trainer Policies

  • Single Sessions & Packages will expire one year from the date of purchase.
  • A cancellation notice of at least 24 hours is needed to the trainer or client may lose session.
  • No refunds are given on personal training sessions and packages.

Personal Trainer Fees

Package Name Sessions Cost
30 Minute Packages    
PT Single 1 $40
PT Bronze 4 $155
PT Silver 8 $300
PT Gold 12 $420
PT Platinum 20 $650
60 Minute Packages    
PT Single 1 $55
PT Bronze 4 $215
PT Silver 8 $420
PT Gold 12 $600
PT Platinum 20 $900
Group Training Packages (2-4 people; 1 hour long sessions)    
Group Single 1 $40 per person
Group Bronze 4 $140 per person
Group Silver 8 $240 per person

 

Personal Trainers#

Scroll through all of our trainer bios below!

personal trainer in weight room

Oliver Comings

Certifications/Education: NPTI & ACE

Areas of Specialization: Strength conditioning, Functional Training, and Flexibility

Interests: I play the Drums in a local rock band and enjoy many outdoor activities

From: Fort Collins, CO

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Mandi Dorris

Certifications/Education: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist, NASM Senior Fitness Specialist, NASM Stretching & Flexibility Coach, TRX Suspension Training, Certified Pilates & SilverSneakers Instructor

Areas of Specialization: I love to work with all fitness levels, especially beginners to show them how fitness can be fun. I also specialize in senior fitness, special populations, and anyone needing fitness programs for pre and post-surgery. I love to customize fitness programs for anyone interested in hiking and cycling, and needing overall strength and endurance training.

Interests: I enjoy hiking, cycling, cooking, history and binge-watching documentaries

From: Houston, TX

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Ben Duncan

Trains at Foothills Activity Center and Fort Collins Senior Center.

Certifications/Education: Bachelors in Health and Exercise Science from Colorado State University, ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, ASEP coaching certification

Areas of Specialization: Resistance training, Weight gain, Weight loss, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Balance/Stabilization

Interests: Cooking, Dogs, Gaming, Hiking, Ski/Snowboard, & Piano

From: Fort Collins, CO

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Anne McNeely

Certifications/Education: NASM Certified Personal Trainer; CPR/AED; Graduate Certificate in Teaching from UNC Charlotte; Licensed English Language Arts Teacher in Colorado; Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Hollins University; Bachelor of Arts in Language and Literature and Political Science from Emory and Henry College.

Areas of Specialization: Women's fitness (including Pre, Peri, Meno, and Post Menopause); LGBTQ+ Affirming; Mental Health-Informed; Coaching basketball

Interests: Section-hiking the Appalachian Trail for 11 years with 2 doggies; Training for 14ers and enjoying Colorado's majestic trails; Strummin the violin and discovering new music; Playing basketball

From: Conover, North Carolina

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Vickie Mims

Certifications/Education: Bachelors in Exercise Physiology with a minor in Nutrition from Texas Tech University, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Functional Training Specialist, Elementary Education degree from St. Edwards University

Areas of Specialization: Strength Training, Senior Fitness, Interval Training, Balance Training

Interests: Hiking, Cycling, Snow Skiing, Camping

From: Sweetwater, TX

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Carol Montgomery

Not accepting new clients at this time.

Certifications/Education: Bachelors in Public Health, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Group Fitness Instructor, & ACE Health Coach

Areas of Specialization: I enjoy working with people new to exercise or the gym environment, especially those intimidated by working out and are looking for a patient guide to a healthy lifestyle.

Interests: I enjoy concerts, art and the outdoor lifestyle of Colorado

From: New Jersey

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Rheannon Nelson

Trains at Northside and Fort Collins Senior Center.

Certifications/Education: Masters Degree in Health and Human Performance from Fort Hays State University, ACE Certified Personal Trainer and Medical Exercise Specialist, SilverSneakers Instructor, TRX Suspension Training

Areas of Specialization: I am here to help you live your best life! Whether that means improving strength and endurance for one (or many) of the activities that our beautiful state offers, gaining the ability to chase your grandkids around the backyard, or learning how to navigate and manage a newly diagnosed medical condition. I am here to be that positive and encouraging voice.

Interests: I am a Colorado girl through and through. I was born and raised in Loveland and only left for a few years to attend FHSU where I ran track on a scholarship. I am a dog mom! My husband and I are the ultimate weekend warriors. We hike, bike, and camp while we impatiently wait for ski season to come back around.

From: Loveland, CO

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Brian Nichols

Certifications/Education: Bachelors in Exercise Sports Science, ACSM certified inclusive fitness trainer

Areas of Specialization: Senior, Disable Populations

Interests: Hiking, Nutrition, Swimming, Music, Dancing

From: Orlando, FL

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Dylan Olson

Certifications/Education: Bachelor’s degree in health and physical education from Utah State University, ACE certified Personal Trainer, ACE certified Behavior Change Specialist, 2nd degree black belt from Akumu Ryu Bujutsu

Areas of Specialization: Multidimensional fitness, HIIT, boxing and kickboxing fitness, sports strength and conditioning, athletic skills development

Interests: Trail running, hiking, camping, traveling, practicing wellness skills

From: Fort Collins, CO