Fitness Classes

Unlimited Fitness Classes are included in your ERC Membership.  


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Class Passes are available for daily use:

  • ERC Class Pass (land and aquatic classes): $60 for 22 classes

Want to try out a class?  Daily drop-in for fitness classes is just $3.

Group Fitness Class

Passes Available for Purchase

Pass Type Cost
ERC Class Pass (land and aquatics) $60 for 22 classes
Walking Track Pass $20 for 22 walks
Lap Swim Pass $30 for 22 swims
Indoor Sports Pass (Pickleball, Racquetball,
Table Tennis and Adult Open Gym)
$40 for 22 activities

Classes and schedules

Butts & Guts 

Instructor: Janet Harrouff

This is a quick 30-minute intense body sculpting workout concentrating primarily on strengthening the core muscles including: abdominal, back and buttocks muscles. Please bring a floor mat and be ready to work. 

Fit Forever

Instructor: Karoli McKay

You are never too old to obtain a healthier lifestyle from exercise. This 45-minute class is designed with the active adult in mind. People age 55 and older can enjoy the benefits of strong muscles and joints through moderate weight training. Join us for a variety of exercises that are designed to improve balance, flexibility, joint stability, coordination, muscular strength and support; the skills needed for your daily life activities. Please bring a floor mat and be ready for a head to toe workout.

SWAT Team (Strength, Weight loss, Agility & Toning) 

Instructors: Janet Harrouff & Andrea Edwards

Energize during this early morning total body, heart pumping, and strength conditioning workout. This 45-minute class combines full-body strength training with cardio intervals.  This class is designed to tone your body, improve your endurance and clear your mind before your busy day gets started. All fitness levels welcome. Please bring an exercise mat.  This class meets outside the facility in Spring and Summer unless there is in-climate weather.  We recommend contacting the front office at 620-340-6300 prior to your first attendance for location information.

Yoga

Instructor: Natalie Savage

Enjoy a relaxing series of stretches inspired to help your flexibility, range of motion, balance and posture. This 60 minute yoga-inspired stretching class focuses on breathing techniques and relaxation. Please bring an exercise mat.

Fitness Class Schedule

DAY CLASS TIME DROP-IN FEE
Monday Fit Forever 9:00am - 9:45am $3.00
  Butts & Guts 12:15pm - 12:45pm $3.00
Tuesday SWAT Team (off-site) 5:30am - 6:15am $3.00
  Fit Forever 9:00am - 9:45am $3.00
Wednesday Fit Forever 9:00am - 9:45am $3.00
  Yoga 10:00am - 11:00am $3.00
  Butts & Guts 12:15pm - 12:45pm $3.00
Thursday SWAT Team (off-site) 5:30am - 6:15am $3.00
  Fit Forever 9:00am - 9:45am $3.00
Friday Fit Forever 9:00am - 9:45am $3.00
  Yoga 10:00am - 11:00am $3.00
  Butts & Guts 12:15pm - 12:45pm $3.00

Women laying on couch with blanket

Couch to 5K

Do you want to be a runner but don’t know where to start? The ERC can help make it happen! This program takes you, one step at a time, from a non-runner to a runner who can finish a 5K. Three days a week for 45 minutes will transition you from the couch to walking to running over 12 weeks. We will finish class by running the Walnut Turkey Day Dash on Thanksgiving Day. We will begin meeting at C of E Park at 15th and Chestnut. Instructors: Amanda Gutierrez, Jen Wegener, Jennifer Kraus

Starting week of August 30th

Monday/Wednesday/Thursday 4:30pm or 5:30pm

$60/12 weeks (includes Turkey Day Dash registration and Couch to 5K swag) or Daily Drop-In $3.00

Register by August 27th to start class on August 30th.  Late registrants will be accepted.

Click here to register online

COVID 19 Requirement

The Emporia Recreation Commission will follow all mandates from the City of Emporia and Lyon County in reference to COVID-19, social distancing and mask wearing for all events, programs and facilities coordinated by the ERC. We will work closely with Lyon County Public Health to insure we are executing necessary COVID-19 protocols to protect our patrons, our youth and our community.