Fitness Center / Open Gym
Our modern fitness equipment including free weights, weight machines, treadmills, elliptical machines, ergometer, and recumbent bikes is available at no cost for Senior Center members when the center is open. To volunteer in the Fitness Center, please talk with Hannah at the front desk.
Monday through Thursday 8:00am—4:30pm
(NOTE: The Fitness Center is closed on Tuesdays from 10:30—11:30am)
Fitness classes are a highlight of the Senior Center! Get a great cardio workout and strength training at Leslie’s Fitness, practice yoga with well-known local instructors from some of Jackson Hole’s best yoga studios, or find your balance with Tai Chi.
Suggested Contribution: $4/ages 60+ | $7 anyone under 60.
Punch cards are available for seniors: $35 for 10 classes.
Leslie’s Fitness is a fun, upbeat class with great music that will get your feet moving and your heart pumping! Join us each Monday, Wednesday and Friday for a 1-hour class with cardio training, strength training, and stretching. Many members meet friends for class and stay for lunch.
With a focus on controlled breathing and quality of movement – not quantity of repetitions – many experts agree that Pilates is one of the best ways for older adults to stay healthy. These one-hour classes focus on building core strength, flexibility, and balance. The Senior Center provides yoga mats and other props for use during class or you can bring your own. Wear comfortable clothes you can stretch in. All ages and abilities are welcome.
Functional Fitness Movement
Think of this class as your “personal training workout”! This class utilizes interval training and functional movement to provide a total fitness workout. Interval training combines cardiovascular, strength, and agility segments for 45 minutes followed by a cool down. A great class for active participants who want a challenging, but safe workout!
Jo Warden will instruct this class. Jo has degrees in nursing and exercise science. She is a certified functional movement specialist and certified personal trainer. Jo also teaches Yoga for Strength and works for the Senior Center Home Care Program as a CNA.
Yoga can improve the lives of people of all ages in a variety of ways, including reducing stress, anxiety and depression, improving performance at work and in sport, reducing risk of heart condition, obesity, diabetes and cancer, and speeding up recovery from training. The Senior Center provides yoga mats and other props for use during class or you can bring your own. Wear comfortable clothes you can stretch in. Yoga classes are 1 hour.
Yoga for Strength
Yoga for Strength builds on basic yoga classes with a focus on building muscle tone and core strength with poses like planks and push-ups. The Senior Center provides yoga mats and other props for use during class or you can bring your own. Wear comfortable clothes you can stretch in. Yoga for Strength classes are 1 hour.
Restorative yoga typically involves only five or six poses and is great for newcomers to yoga. Participants use props that allow you to completely relax and rest. Most poses are held for 5 minutes or more, and include light twists, seated forward folds, and gentle stretching. Restorative yoga classes are 1 hour.
Tai Chi is a gentle form of martial arts with slow, controlled, low-impact movements. Tai Chi can improve steadiness on one’s feet and hand-eye coordination. It’s great for anyone looking to strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, and get gentle aerobic exercise. Tai Chi classes are 1 hour.
Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance
Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance is a modified version of traditional Tai Chi. The class uses eight forms that focus on strengthening all the physical components needed to stay upright—leg strength, flexibility, range of motion, and reflexes—all of which tend to decline with age. Tai Chi for Better Balance progresses through a twelve-week session, but newcomers are always welcome. Tai Chi for Better Balance classes are 1 hour.
Join a Zumba class with cardio dance moves at a lower intensity. Zumba classes at the Senior Center introduce easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion, and coordination. Come ready to sweat, and prepare to leave feeling empowered and strong! Our class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility, and balance. Zumba classes are 1 hour.
This easy-to-follow, dance fitness class is designed to help improved mobility, posture, coordination and cognition. Have fun while taking part in a dance fitness party! Zumba Toning Classes incorporate weighted sticks into the routine for a full body workout followed by stretching. Classes are 1 hour.