Session-Based Fitness Programs

Group Ex Schedule & Descriptions


Session-Based Programs last 6-12 weeks and registration is required. Try before you buy, with free access to all fitness programs* during the first week of each semester!       *This excludes ACE Personal Training Course, Black Bear Fit, and Healthy High Couch to 5K.

You can sign up for Session-Based Fitness Programs by visiting the front desk of the Rec Center, calling 581-1082, or online via Webtrac.

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Black Bear Fit

Healthy High Couch to 5K – Spring 2018
Do you want to run your first 5k? Or maybe improve your time from last year? Let us help you achieve your goals for UMaine’s Healthy High 5k. Meet every week with a trainer who will lead you on a run and provide you with an easy week-to-week training schedule. Race registration fee waived for the first 10 registrants thanks to SWELL! This is a great way to earn RiseUp points.
Meets: Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Spring Session: February 27 – April 17, 2018
Race Day:  April 20, 2018 at 4:20 p.m.
Member: $35; Non-Member: $50

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 6 Week Session-Based Fitness Programs:

The first week of every semester is FREE WEEK! Attend any Session Based Fitness Class* or FitPass class for free.
*This excludes ACE Personal Training Course, Black Bear Fit, and Healthy High Couch to 5K.

You can sign up for Session-Based Fitness Programs by visiting the front desk of the Rec Center, calling 581-1082, or online via Webtrac.

Spring Session 1: January 29 – March 9, 2018 (No classes February 19)
Spring Session 2: March 19 – April 27, 2018 (No classes April 16)

Strong Women
This is not your typical workout class, but a class that will teach compound weight training exercises to build true strength.  The class is meant to empower women to weight train and feel good about their bodies and what it can do!  So ditch the countless hours on the treadmill, elliptical, or stair master and unleash your true strength.
Meets: m/w 9:00-10:00a.m. (Weight Room Floor)
Member: $30; Non-Member: $45

Tae Kwon Do
“The way of the foot and the fist”.  Learn the classic hand strikes and trademark kicks of traditional Tang Soo Do, Mu Duk Kwan tae kwon do.
Meets: M/W 6:00-7:00 p.m. (Foster Room)
Member: $60; Non-Member: $85

Senior Yoga
Yoga enhances your flexibility, but flexibility is not required in order to begin. Clear instructions are given – both for your safety and so you can learn to do the practice on your own if you wish. There is no pressure to perform any pose beyond your present ability. Every class begins with a warm-up and concludes with a guided deep relaxation. Rollin Stearns began teaching yoga at the Integral Yoga Institute in NYC in 1970.
Meets: M/W 10:30-11:30 a.m. (Foster Room)
Member: $40; Non-Member: $55

Fit Over 50
Designed for adults aged 50+ who would like to increase strength, range of motion, agility, balance, and coordination as well as improve overall health. All exercises can be modified to be performed from a chair. This class is a great way to meet new people and socialize.
Meets: Tu/Th 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. (Foster Room)
Member: $30; Non-Member: $45

In-Deep! Aqua
This deep water aqua fitness program will have you suspended in the deep end utilizing floating belts and water weights for an awesome workout. The program is available to members for free. Non-members can purchase an In-Deep Aqua Pass good for the entire semester.
Spring Session: January 29 – May 4
Meets: Tu/Th – 11:00-12:00 p.m. (Wallace Pool)
Member: FREE!; Non-Member: $45

Swim Fit
Enjoy friendly team camaraderie, helpful stroke instruction, and workouts customized for every level. Year-round classes. Packages are available that offer 24, 16 or 8 classes. Participants are required to provide their own goggles. Pool lockers are available for no charge but there is no towel service.
Meets: M/W/F – 6:00 – 7:00 a.m. (Wallace Pool)
Member: $85/$60/$30; Non-Member: $100/$70/$35

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ACE Personal Trainer Course
This 9-week course will give you the knowledge and skills to pass the ACE Personal Trainer Exam.  The class will cover anatomy, physiology, training techniques, injury prevention, special populations and strategies for effective personal training.  Each week will include hands on demos of case studies that introduces a variety of equipment you can use to train your clients.  Highly recommended for students pursuing a personal trainer position with Campus Recreation.
Registration Deadline: January 31, 2018
Meets: M/W 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Spring Session: February 5 – April 18 (No class Feb. 19, March 12, 14, and April 16)
Member & Non-Member:  $180 (class and books), or $75 (class only)

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