Fitness Center / Open Gym
Our modern fitness equipment including free weights, weight machines, treadmills, elliptical machines, rowing machine, ergometer, and recumbent bikes is available to use for Senior Center members when the center is open. There is a suggested contribution of $1 to use the fitness equipment. 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 9:30am—11:30am and Thursdays from 9:00am-10:00am)
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.
Weights and More
Current medical research supports the importance of weight training for older adults. Whether you are a seasoned athlete or never picked up a weight , this class is for you! Weights and More is basic strength training class for active participants using weights to create strength, stability , and balance. The first half of class will be focused on safe but challenging weight training exercises . The remainder of class will be a basic yoga class to promote strength and agility. This class is the perfect “ski apres” class to strengthen and release those “ski legs”. Please wear athletic shoes. Weights and More 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.
A Movement & Voice Class to benefit people with Parkinson’s, though the class is open to anyone!
Join Teton Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation and the Senior Center of Jackson Hole for this fun and dynamic class that incorporates a variety of exercise approaches for Parkinson’s, including dance, LSVT BIG and LOUD, and PWR! and is adaptable to all levels. Come prepared to power up and get your body moving! POWER UP! 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.