ACTIVE OLDER ADULT
People of all ages want to lose weight, have more energy, and stay healthy. Through Chico Sports Club Active Older Adult programs we provide a wide range of programming specifically designed to help older adults achieve these goals. Try out a group class and share your fitness experience as you learn to improve bone strength, prevent muscle loss, and boost your quality of life.
Class Level Key:
I – Adults with limited mobility & stable medical conditions
II – Adults with full mobility & stable medical conditions
Aqua Aerobics 2
Aerobic exercise in shallow water. This class is done mostly vertically and without swimming. A fun-filled 55-minute class that will give you a complete workout: cardio, strength, and flexibility. Let your heart rate and spirits tone and stretch to great tunes.
A deep-water training class, in which the participants wear a floatation vest. Use of the water’s natural resistance promotes aerobic training with low impact. During class, exercises are performed that aim to develop aerobic resistance, general strength, flexibility, and motor coordination.
This class is designed to give both a cardiovascular and strength workout using aqua dumbbells, noodles, music, and other aqua tools. Relax in the therapy pool while experiencing new ways to add spice to your exercise routine.
Level: I, II
Clients with physical limitations will find that Aqua Rx is the perfect way to participate in safe physical activity. Your trainer, Nancy, will be in the water with you providing hands-on instruction and giving you the confidence and guidance you need to succeed.
($ Fee based program)
Increase your range of motion and relaxation using the benefits of warm water in our therapy pool. Aqua Yoga combines stretch, relaxation, and deep breathing with buoyancy and water resistance. This class is great for anyone wanting to expand their exercise routine and for people with joint problems, injuries, arthritis, soreness, or any other issues. Start your day with a soothing, yet invigorating workout.
Level: I, II
Get Wet & Move
An invigorating class that incorporates both aerobic and muscle strengthening exercises for people of all ages. This class is a mix of both shallow and deep-water exercises, taught at all levels, and is the perfect addition for a little variation for your weekly routine!
Develop your strength using water resistance. This resistance training class uses a variety of methods (isometric, isotonic exercises, alignment) in order to improve core strength, posture, and muscular endurance.
Level: I, II
A water workout that improves muscle tone, flexibility, and cardio fitness by using buoyant water weights, noodles, and paddles. This class includes both shallow and deep water exercises and is suitable for all levels.
Level: I, II
The masters swim program is for any adult club member interested in swimming to stay fit. Workouts focus on the four strokes, flip turns, and stroke efficiency and can be adapted to accommodate swimmers of all levels, needs, and goals. If you’re looking for a structured workout in the motivating environment of other fitness minded swimmers you will enjoy the Master Fitness swim class!
Take some time to blow off your Monday steam with a challenging and fun total body workout. Shallow water aerobics and resistance work is suitable for any fitness level; modify and take it at your own pace or ramp it up for a real challenge!
A high-energy, full-body, water aerobics workout to get you moving for the day. This class includes cardio to get your heart pumping and toning for major muscles all followed by a relaxing stretch. Energize your day! This class is held at the shallow end of the pool.
Low-impact water exercise in shallow water. This class uses the freedom of the water to improve range of motion, flexibility, and overall strength set to fun music. Class includes a warm up, cool down, and strength training with about 35 minutes of cardiovascular activity. Non-swimmers welcome.
Senior Water Walking
Great for the swimmer or non-swimmer. Buoyancy and water resistance are the perfect combination for low impact muscle building, cardiovascular endurance, core strength, and balance. This class allows participants to continue learned physical therapy exercises or those who choose can use this time as a wonderful social outlet while performing their desired exercises. Water walking offers a safe, comfortable, and effective way for seniors of all fitness levels to get in shape.
This dynamic ballet inspired workout challenges both body and mind while lifting the spirit. Needing to improve posture, balance, coordination, and concentration? With beautiful sequential movements Balletone will bring out the inner dancer for those who join the fun!
Chair Yoga is the perfect way to learn time-effective asana (postures) to do from a desk, car, or any other time you’re sitting. You will experience incredible relaxation in part because of the heavy emphasis on breathing techniques and relaxation. As the name implies, students practice primarily sitting in a chair with options to stand or come to the mat.
Level: I, II
The “classic” classes are designed to meet the needs of the senior population, postnatal/prenatal women, or anyone looking for a low-impact form of aerobic exercise.
Improve your bone density, muscle strength and tone with this weight-bearing workout. This conditioning class begins with an aerobic warm-up followed by a full body toning routine.
Those who are new to Pilates or have some physical limitations will love this class. Gentle Pilates focuses on building core muscle endurance in a safe manner. Many modifications are offered by our instructors to make sure the workout is appropriate for everyone.
Class involves breath and movement, easier and modified postures, body awareness, gentle stretching, strengthening, and relaxation. Whether you have specific physical or emotional challenges, prefer a more leisurely and gentle practice, or just want the opportunity to slow down and relax, your mind and body will benefit from a session of Gentle Yoga.
A comprehensive, whole-body system of exercise created by Joseph Pilates balances the body’s muscles, increase core strength, improve flexibility, posture and body awareness.
A class designed for participants who choose the assistance of a chair through their workout. Class works on cardiovascular fitness, strength, and flexibility.
This 4-week program is designed to increase your physical functioning while allowing you to remain independent and avoid disability.
($ Fee based program)
This class is dedicated specifically towards stretching out tight muscles and increasing joint range of motion. Participants of all levels will benefit from this one hour session, especially students who do regular weight training.
Tai Chi Chuan Series
A Chinese martial art used to develop coordination, balance, posture, and strength through relaxed and continuous whole-body movement.