Group Fitness Class Information

All Clark Sports Center members and guests who attend Group Fitness Classes and use the Aerobics Studio must be aware of the following:

  • Group Fitness classes are included in the base membership fee of The Clark Sports Center.
  • Group Fitness schedules run on an 8 week schedule.
  • Group Fitness classes are available on a first come, first serve basis.
  • All classes will have a pre-determined class size limit based on location, equipment. (Located on the back of the Group Fitness Schedule.)
  • Group Fitness participants need to obtain a numbered ticket at the Health & Fitness desk for entry into each class (no sooner than 30 minutes prior to class).
  • Only one number will be issued per member.
  • Students must turn in their number to the instructor (or staff) prior to class.
  • Classes may be cancelled at any time during the 8 week session.
  • Group Fitness schedules are subject to change.
  • Instructor substitutions may occur without notice.
  • Most classes require some set-up time. Please arrive to class 5 minutes
    prior to scheduled starting time. No admittance 5 mins after class starts.
  • It is recommended to bring your own mat to yoga classes.

Group Fitness Rates & Fees

Drop-In

  • Day Pass only, based on availability.
  • Non-members must pay for a guest pass at the Main Desk.

Pre-registration for non-members

  • $60.00 for one class per week.
  • $116.00 for two classes per week.
  • $168.00 for three classes per week.
  • $216.00 for four classes per week.
  • $260.00 for five classes per week.

- Non-members are issued cards that should be left at the Main Desk each time.
- Non-members may not use any other part of the facility without purchasing a day guest pass.

Group Fitness Rules & Policies

All Clark Sports Center members and guests who attend Group Fitness Classes and use the Group Fitness Studio are expected to adhere to the following rules and policies:

  • Participants must be 14 years of age or older (excluding Karate, Sunday Zumba, and Zumbatomic).
  • Appropriate clothing and clean footwear is required at all times.
  • Preschoolers are not permitted in the Group Fitness Studio or Conference Room during classes.
  • Sound equipment may only be operated by Health and Fitness staff.
  • Spinning bikes in the Group Fitness Studio are for class use only.
  • Personal headphones are not permitted during Group Fitness classes and events.
  • For your safety and respect for other classmates and instructors, please arrive to class on time and prepared. Entrance to class is not permitted five minutes after class starts.
  • Permission to use the Group Fitness Studio is required.
  • Permission is required to observe Group Fitness classes.
  • Cell phones must be turned off or to vibrate during classes.

Day Care

Day Care is available in the Conference Room on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 8:30-11:30am and Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:30–7:30pm. Children ages 8 weeks to 5 years (who have not started kindergarten) may participate. The staff ratio is 1:6, with two staff members present at all times. Snacks are provided. Diapers and bottles must be supplied and all belongings must be labeled.

Fee • $4.00 per hour (minimum of 30 minutes). Day Care must be paid for on the day of service.

Health Challenge Guidelines

The following are guidelines for Cooperstown Central School students using The Clark Sports Center for their physical Health Challenges:

  • Students need to take three different Group Fitness classes. Example: One Spinning, one Yoga, and one Step aerobics; NOT three Spinning classes.
  • Students who are members of The Clark Sports Center need to stop by the Heatlh & Fitness desk, identify themselves as a Health Challenge student/participant and pick up a numbered ticket for entry to class. (No sooner than 30 minutes prior to class.) Students need to turn in their numbered ticket to the instructor or staff prior to class.
  • There will be a maximum of two Health Challenge students per class. Therefore, working on challenges throughout the semester is recommended.
  • Students need to arrive to class early (10-15 minutes prior to scheduled class time), identify themselves to the Group Fitness instructor, wear athletic clothing, and have a water bottle.
  • Students need to have a signed waiver (signed by a parent or guardian if under 18 years of age) on file at the main desk before taking part in a Group Fitness class.
  • Students may pick up a copy of the Group Fitness schedule inside the Sports Center in the Main Lobby, Fitness Center desk, or at the schedule page.

Non-members:

May sign up with payment for three different classes at the Health & Fitness Center desk. (Certain classes are not available to non-members.)

Health Challenge Fee

Non-member: 3 classes for $25

Group Fitness Class Schedule • Winter Session• January 5–March 1, 2015

Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays Saturdays Sundays

Spinning (S)
6:00–6:50 • Josie

Sunrise Yoga (C)
6:30–7:30 • Katherine

Aqua Fitness (P)
8:30–9:30
Deep Pool • Carole
New Time!

Spinning (S) 8:35–9:35
Maureen

Yoga Flow (S)
9:45–10:45
Katherine

Aquacize (P)
11:00–12:00
Shallow Pool • Carole

Prime Time (S)
11:15–12:15
Katherine

Power & Grace (S)
1:00–2:00 • Katherine

Monday Mix Up (S)
Grades 4-6, 3:15-3:40
Grades K-3, 3:45-4:15
Deirdre

Core Connection (S)
4:30–5:00 • Laurie
Returning!

Half & Half (S)
5:30–6:15
Laurie/Brittany

Aqua Fitness (P)
5:30–6:30
Deep Pool • Carole

Karate (C)
6:00–7:30 • Dave

Cardio Kick & Sculpt (S)
6:30–7:15
Laurie/Brittany

Spinning (S)
6:00–6:50 • Deirdre

Fit Camp (G)
6:00–6:45
Alison/Brittany

Functional Strength & Balance (S)
8:20–9:30 • Maureen

Body at the Barre(S)
9:45–10:15
Katherine
New Class!

Hatha Yoga (S)
10:20–11:00
Katherine
New Class!

Prime Time (S)
11:15–12:15
Katherine

Zumba Gold (S)
1:00–1:45 • Holly

Fit Kids (S)
Grades 4-6, 3:15-3:40
Grades K-3, 3:45-4:15
Deirdre

Express (S)
4:30–5:00
Amy/Sabrina
Returning!

Spin Core & More(S)
5:30–6:30 • Amy

Total Body Conditioning (DL)
5:30–6:30 • Sabrina

Zumba Toning (S)
6:45–7:30 • Elma

Spinning (S)
6:00–6:50 • Colleen

Power Vinyasa Yoga (C)
7:00–7:50 • Nancy
New Class!

Aqua Fitness (P)
8:30–9:30
Deep Pool • Carole
New Time!

Spin Core & More (S) 8:35–9:35 • Amy

Pilates (S)
9:45–10:45 • Joann

Prime Time (S)
11:15–12:15
Katherine

Gentle Yoga (C)
1:00–2:00
Katherine

Hit the Mat (S)
Grades 4-6, 3:15-3:40
Grades K-3, 3:45-4:15
Katherine

Body at the Barre(S)
4:30–5:00
Katherine
New Class!

Yoga Flow (C)
5:20–6:20 • Katherine

Cardio Kick & Sculpt
(S) • 5:30–6:15
Laurie

Aqua Fitness (P)
5:30–6:30
Deep Pool • Carole

Spinning (S)
6:30–7:15 • Various

Spinning (S)
6:00–6:50 • Don

Fit Camp (G)
6:00–6:45
Alison/Brittany

Gentle Yoga (C)
6:30–7:30 • Katherine

Functional Strength & Balance (S)
8:20–9:30 • Maureen

Yoga Flow (C)
8:35–9:35 • Katherine

Power & Grace (S)
9:45–10:45
Katherine

Aquacize (P)
11:00–12:00
Shallow Pool • Carole

Senior Spin, Strength & Stretch (S)
11:15–12:15
Carina
New Class!

Fit Kids (S)
Grades 4-6, 3:15-3:40
Grades K-3, 3:45-4:15
Deirdre

Express (S)
4:30–5:00 • Laurie
Returning!

Spin Core & More(S)
5:30–6:30 • Laurie

Karate* (S)
6:30–8:00 • Dave

Spinning (S)
6:00–6:50 • Colleen

Spin Yoga (S)
8:35–9:35
Joann

Pilates (S)
9:45–10:45
Joann

Prime Time (S)
11:15–12:15 • Carina

Gentle Yoga (C)
1:00–2:00 • Katherine

Aqua Zumba (P)
1:30–2:15
Shallow Pool • Veronica
New Time!

Zumba (S)
5:20–6:20 • Katherine

Spinning (S)
8:15–9:15 • Various
(See schedule below)

Variety (S)
9:30–10:30 • Various
(See schedule below)

Yoga Foundations (C)
9:30–10:45 • Jack/Bonnie

Zumba (S)
1:15–2:15 • Elma

Sunday Zumba is open to youth 9 years old and above with an adult.

Creative Kids Yoga (S)
K–2, 2:30–3:00
3–6, 3:15–3:45
Mary Clare


Saturday Spin

Saturday Date & Instructor Name
January 10: Alison
January 17: Don
January 24: Colleen
January 31: Josie
February 7: Alison
February 14: Don
February 21: Josie
February 28: Colleen

Saturday Variety

Saturday Date & Instructor Name
January 10: Cardio Dance & Core (Emily)
January 17: Yoga Foundations (Jack/Bonnie)
January 24: Cardio Dance & Core (Emily)
January 31: Let Loose and Line Dance (Brittany)
February 7: Total Body Conditioning (Sabrina)
February 14: Half & Half (Brittany)
February 21: Zumba (Elma)
February 28: Cardio Dance & Core (Emily)

90 Minute Benefit Spin Ride

Sunday, February 1, 8:30–10:00am. $10 minimum donation.

Sign-up at the Health & Fitness Desk! Members can sign-up anytime. Non-member sign-ups will begin Monday, January 26.
Ages 14 and up. CSC day pass fee waived for non-member participants.

Checks can be made payable to: Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care
All proceeds to benefit Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care.

For more information, please contact Amy Porter at (607) 547-2800, ext. 111

Super Circuit Class

Sunday, February 1, 11:00am–12:00pm

Join Alison and Brittany on the Gym Floor as they teach the Sports Center’s biggest Group Fitness class! Class will start promptly at 11:00am – no late admittance. No sign ups necessary. Free for members (Ages 14+). Non-members must purchase a Day Pass. This class is worth 10 COMMIT TO BE FIT points!

Class Changes

  • Aqua Fitness is cancelled on Monday, January 5.
  • Aqua Fitness is cancelled on Monday, January 12.
  • Gentle Yoga will be held at 1:00pm in the Studio on January 14, February 11, February 18 and February 20.
  • Power Yoga will act as the Variety Class from 9:30–10:30am in the Studio on January 17.
  • Sunrise Yoga is cancelled on Monday, January 19.
  • There will be no kid's classes (Monday Mix Up, Fit Kids, Hit the Mat) on Monday, January 19 and February 16–20.

Printable Schedules

Download the Winter Session Schedule (PDF, 129 KB).

Reminders

Classes highlighted in red will be unavailable to non-members for pre-registration. Day Pass users may take Group Fitness classes based on availabilities (10 mins prior to class)..

Group Fitness participants need to obtain a numbered ticket at the Health & Fitness desk for entry into class (no sooner than 30 minutes prior to class). Class size limits are listed under class descriptions.

Most classes require some set-up time. Please arrive to class 5 minutes prior to scheduled starting time. No admittance 5 minutes after class starts

Classes are subject to change and may be cancelled at any time.

Instructor substitution may occur without notice.

It is recommended to bring your own mat to yoga classes.

SPINNING is a registered trademark of Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc.

Schedule Legend

(S) = Studio
(C) = Conference Room
(P) = Pool
(L) = Lobby
(DL) = Downstairs Lobby
(G) = Gym Floor
(RW) = Rock Wall

Aquacize (Limit 15) • Working with a variety of water props, this shallow water exercise class will have you consciously work with water’s natural resistance to increase muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance as well as improve posture and balance.

Aqua Fitness (Limit 22) • (Mon. & Wed., 5:15pm). A deep water exercise class that utilizes different aqua techniques for a total body workout. Constant core stabilization is required while utilizing the water’s resistance and buoyancy to improve muscular strength, cardiovascular and muscular endurance. Aqua belts are provided.

Aqua Zumba (Limit 15) • Integrating the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines, the Aqua Zumba class blends it all together into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, fun & invigorating!

Basic Yoga (Limit 20) • Please see description for Gentle Yoga.

Body at the Barre (Limit 10) • A signature workout class that combines ballet, weights, Pilates and Yoga for a low-impact, invigorating, fat-burning workout. Plan to do some free-standing lifting using light weights, some mat work, and plenty of barre work. The class also incorporates stretching segments after each strengthening series, so you’ll also lengthen your body and increase flexibility while you tone.

Cardio Dance & Core (Limit 20) • Dance your way into shape! Fun, easy to learn moves, fuse old grooves with new tunes in this low impact but high energy aerobic workout combined with core strengthening exercises.

Cardio Kick and Sculpt (Limit 20) • This intense, non-equipment based total-body workout can improve strength, aerobic fitness, flexibility, coordination, and balance. Learn kickboxing skills consisting of jabs, hooks, uppercuts and lower body kicks choreographed to heart pumping music.

Core Connection (Limit 20) • This 30 minute class will focus on training the muscles of your core. The core consists of many different muscles that stabilize the spine and pelvis, and runs the entire length of the torso. Benefits of good core strength are: enhanced mobility, stability, muscular strength, endurance, posture, improved function & athletic performance.

Creative Kids Yoga (Limit 10) • A playful and innovative approach to support the holistic health of children through yoga and creative movement. It is designed to improve concentration, support body/brain development, and promote imagination in children. Most of all, it’s fun!

Fit Camp (Limit 25) • A non-choreographed conditioning class designed to sculpt, strengthen and stretch your body utilizing various equipment such as weights, body bars, tubing, stability balls, medicine balls, step bench, balance discs, Bosu and stretch straps. This class also includes balance, core and flexibility training.

Fit Kids (Limit 16) • An energetic, interactive class that offers a variety of fun activities, exercises & games designed to teach kids how to live a healthier lifestyle.

Functional Strength and Balance (Limit 22) • An integrated strength training class using various equipment that also focuses on balance and stability to promote optimal performance in real life.

Gentle Yoga (Limit 20) • While uniting body, breath, and mind, this gentle yoga practice is for those who wish to strengthen their bodies, calm their minds, and find relaxation through breath work and yoga postures, both active and restorative. This is the perfect class to begin your yoga practice. Various props will be used.

Half & Half (Limit 22) • This class will feature a cardiovascular workout in the first half sweating to cardio kick box, step or basic hi-lo. The second half of the class will work on strength training using various equipment.

Hatha Yoga (Limit 20) • Classic postures and breathwork. Students will be taught proper sequencing and applications to receive the healthful benefits of this ancient health system. Class is open to beginning to continuing students.

Hit the Mat (Limit 16) • This mat based class for kids will include balance, strength, stretching & yoga.

Karate (Monday: Limit 20, Thursday: Limit 25) • Washin Ryu is a traditional style of karate that includes training in the performance of katas (forms), self defence techniques, kumites (sport sparring) and exercise associated with Karate. This highly structured class encourages individual pace and achieving your personal best. It is taught by students of the world famous Hidy Ochiai and emphasizes nonviolence, self respect, concentration and discipline.

Let Loose and Line Dance (Limit 20) • Learn well-known line dances to favorite songs like “Boot Scootin’ Boogie,” “Watermelon Crawl” and “Footloose,” while elevating your heart rate, and improving your balance and coordination.

Monday Mix Up (Limit 16) • After school fun filled with a variety of new games and fitness activities each week. Use of hula hoops, occasional outdoor adventures and team work exercises will be incorporated.

Pilates (Limit 20) • With an emphasis on breathing, core conditioning, and body awareness, Pilates is a safe and highly effective way to stretch, strengthen, and streamline your body without building bulk or stressing your joints. Performed on a mat, Pilates exercises will leave you looking toned, feeling revitalized, and moving with ease.

Power & Grace (Limit 20) • This class offers the best of both worlds. Thirty minutes of movement to music followed by thirty minutes of balance exercises, stretching, centering, and relaxation. Appropriate for all fitness levels. No experience necessary.

Power Vinyasa Yoga (Limit 20) • Vinyasa means “flow” and employs the technique of connecting postures, or asanas, into different sequences. Power Vinyasa yoga is a general term used to describe a flowing style of ygoa with an emphasis on strength, flexibility, balance and stress reduction. This practice emphasizes matching breath to movement. Expect creative sequences, standing poses, corework, hip openers, great music and incredible group energy! Appropriate for students of all levels as variations will be offered by the instructor.

Prime Time (Limit 15) • A mild exercise class for seniors who would like to improve their strength, flexibility and balance while having fun in a relaxed social setting. It is designed to give the participant a variety of exercises while standing, seated and occasional floor work to help maintain and enhance their well being.

Spin Core & More (Limit 22) • A 30-40 minute Spinning ride followed by core training exercises that may incorporate lower and/or upper body conditioning utilizing various fitness equipment.

Spinning (Limit 21) • SPINNING is a registered trademark of Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc. Spinning is a stationary cycling group exercise class for all levels of fitness. Classes consist of changing ride profiles with instructors leading participants through an energizing “ride.” Spinning rides combine a foundation of basic cycling movements with motivational coaching techniques, breathing awareness and heart rate training.

Senior Spin, Strength & Stretch (Limit 15) • A one hour class offered for active seniors ready to try a 15-20 minute gentle Spinning ride, followed by a stretch and strength program that incorporates dumbells, stability balls and resistance tubing. No previous experience required for this class, just the desire to try something new that aims to improve body, mind and spirit!

Spin Yoga (Limit 22) • Combines an energetic Spinning ride followed by the Vinyasa style of Yoga that uses stretching to help elongate muscles, relax tension, and improve posture.

Sunrise Yoga (Limit 20) • Please see description for Yoga Flow.

Total Body Conditioning (Limit 12) • Take your fitness to the next level with this athletic based workout that consists of total body conditioning exercises and cardiovascular intervals in an easy to follow format.

Variety (Limit 20) • Add a little variety to your workout. A different style class will be offered each week.

Yoga Flow (Limit 20) • This class seamlessly blends the methodologies of Kripalu Yoga and Yogafit, providing you with a safe and enjoyable way to explore your yoga journey. Students will gain strength, focus, flexibility and find stress relief. This class is designed for students with previous yoga experience.

Yoga Foundations (Limit 20) • Learn some of the beginning hatha yoga postures that will begin to build your foundation towards a deeper practice. Focusing on breath work, proper alignment, corrections, and body awareness. Variations of each pose will be shown to address common difficulties in performing yoga poses. This yoga class is an excellent foundation to creating a strong practice for a beginner yogi, or to develop a greater understanding of various poses for a more experienced practitioner.

Zumba (Limit 25) • Zumba combines high energy and motivating music with unique moves and combinations that allow the participant to dance away their worries. It is based on the principle that a workout should be a “fun and easy to do.” Zumba is a “feel-happy” workout that is great for both the body and mind.

Zumba Gold (Limit 15) • Zumba Gold is based on the same dance moves used in the original Zumba class. The Gold class, however, is less intense, with dance routines designed for beginners and older adults.

Zumba Toning (Limit 25) • Using lightweight, maraca-like Toning Sticks, Zumba Toning combines targeted body-sculpting exercises and high-energy cardio work with Latin-infused Zumba moves to create calorie-torching dance fitness party.