Fitness Classes

Our expert team of instructors offer a variety of fun, full-body workouts to keep you moving and improve your wellness! Group classes are available both in the water and on land. Sign up for monthly classes or, if single-session participation is preferred, drop-in rates apply.

See below for descriptions and registration. Use the Fitness filter when registering.

Instructor teaching a shallow water aquatics class.

Classes Offered

All of the fitness and wellness courses listed below are core fitness classes and included with HAC membership unless otherwise noted as a premium wellness class.  Premium wellness classes are denoted with an * and are not included with membership. These classes require an additional cost for all participants. Registration for all classes – core or premium – is required for all participants — member or non-member.

AQUA RESISTANCE

We are taking fitness to the next level in our Lazy River and attached five-foot pool for some added balance, stability, and core muscle challenges. Segments of class may include walking with and against the current in the lazy river and all ages and ability levels are welcome for a workout that’s BOTH cardio and resistance training, while being gentle on bones and joints. Aqua socks recommended.

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AQUA POWER

Aqua Power provides a high intensity workout utilizing both the Lazy River and the attached five-foot pool.  There is an emphasis is on raising the heart rate and maintaining a faster pace while also increasing your strength in a low-impact environment. The water is up to 12 times more resistant than a workout on land so this is a different full body workout that is perfect for all levels.

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CARDIO STRENGTH*

Cardio Strength combines focused, moderate intensity and established recovery periods in a fullbody workout session. Movements can be modified to meet your needs and fitness level and are accessible to adults of all ages. This class is designed to burn fat, build muscle, and increase metabolism through various training options. Get a great workout with diverse combinations of cardiorespiratory, muscle conditioning, and interval training.

* This is a premium wellness class.

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DEEP WATER AEROBICS

Deep water (12 feet+) aerobics provides maximum resistance for a great low-impact workout. This platform increases muscle tone, building strength and flexibility in an aerobic capacity. Working against the water with your body submerged challenges you to move using only your muscles and joints.

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FIT & STRONG

In partnership with Evergreen Commons, we bring you Fit & Strong at HAC. If you are experiencing stiffness or pain in your lower back, hips, knees, ankles, or feet, this class is designed for you. It includes low-impact stretching, low-impact aerobics, walking, and stretching exercises. You will also learn how to manage and exercise safely with arthritis, and how to maintain a more active lifestyle. This award winning, evidence based program is proven to benefit lower body osteoarthrosis symptoms and promote an active lifestyle. This program is available for adults 60+ and membership is required. Funding for this service is provided in part through the Older Americans Act, the Aging and Adult Services Agency, and Senior Resources of West Michigan.

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MOVE & STRETCH

A free-form class combining stretching and mobility for the whole body. This workout will balance your routine with additional flexibility training and prepare you for the day ahead. Step out of the water and onto the mat for a gentle full body workout.

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SHALLOW WATER AEROBICS

Shallow Water Aerobics provides a great cardio workout. Raise your heart rate and maintain a faster pace while also increasing your flexibility in a low-impact environment. Water is up to 12 times more resistant than a workout on land so this is a different full body workout.

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WALK THIS WAY (IN THE LAZY RIVER)

We are taking it to the Lazy River for some added balance, stability, and core muscle challenges. Walk with and against the current for BOTH cardio and resistance training that’s gentle on your bones and joints. All ages and abilities levels welcome!  *Aqua socks highly recommended.

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WATER WORKS (STRETCHING AND MOBILITY)

Water Works uses exercise in warm water for the release of tight muscles and lengthening of tissues. Exercises are focused on balance, range of motion, core stability, and posture. It’s ideal for people with arthritis, or joint problems and helps make daily tasks easier. The water helps support each movement so you can continue to move freely.

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YOGA FLOW

Yoga Flow links breath and movement together to build strength, balance, flexibility, and confidence. You are guided through yoga postures for alignment awareness while learning modifications to both increase or decrease the challenge as you move. All ability levels welcome!

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YOGA+PILATES

Yoga and Pilates builds muscle strength and flexibility. This class features fundamental exercises that improve your posture, core strength and flexibility by practicing breath control, engaging in dynamic stretches, balance work, core exercises, and coordination. All ability levels welcome!

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ZUMBA FOR ADULTS

Join the dance party! Get ready for guaranteed fun in this high-energy, Latin-inspired dance class. Zumba incorporates moves from Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Rumba, Mambo, Belly Dance, Flamenco, Samba, Tango, Reggatone and of course, Hip Hop.  You’ll forget you’re working out with this fun & easy to do aerobic workout that targets your legs, abs, glutes and arms. Best of all, no previous dance experience necessary!

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ZUMBA FOR KIDS (AGES 5-9)

Join the dance party! Get ready for guaranteed fun in this high-energy, Latin-inspired dance class. Kids Zumba incorporates choreography from a variety of cultural inspirations while developing an introduction for fitness fun in your child’s lifestyle. Each segment is broken down with dance steps, integrated into games, and incorporates key childhood developmental elements. Best of all, no previous dance experience necessary!

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Personal Training

HAC offers experienced coaches who create unique training programs, nutrition guidance, or strength and conditioning development for your individual health and fitness goals. Interested? Visit the link below to schedule your assessment or contact us with your specific training needs.