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 • Summer Schedule • June 30–August 23, 2014

Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays Saturdays Sundays

Spinning (S)
6:00–6:50 • Alison

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

Aqua Fitness (P)
7:00–7:45
Deep Pool • Carole
New Time!

Spinning (S) 8:35–9:35
Maureen/Joann

Yoga Flow (S)
9:45–10:45
Katherine

Prime Time (S)
11:15–12:15
Katherine

Aquacize (P)
12:30–1:15
Shallow Pool • Carole
New Class!

BOOM (S)
1:00–2:00 • Katherine

Aqua Fitness (P)
5:15–6:15
Deep Pool • Carole
New Time!

Cardio Crunch (S)
5:30–6:30
Laurie
New Format!

Karate (C)
6:00–7:30 • Dave

Fit Camp (G)
6:00–6:50 • Alison

Aqua Fitness (P)
6:30–7:15
Deep Pool • Carole

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

Zumba (S)
9:45–10:15 (30mins)
Katherine

Yoga for Flexibility & Beyond (S)
10:20–11:00
Katherine

Spinnning
(S) • 5:30–6:15
Amy/Josie
New Format!

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

Zumba Toning (S)
6:45–7:15 • Elma
New Time!

Spinning (S)
6:00–6:50 • Colleen

Aqua Fitness (P)
7:00–7:45
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

Yoga Flow (C)
5:20–6:20 • Katherine

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

Aqua Fitness (P)
5:15–6:15
Deep Pool • Carole
New Time!


Fit Camp (G)
6:00–6:50 • Alison

Pilates (C)
6:30–7:15 • Joann

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)
12:30–1:15
Shallow Pool • Carole
New Time!

Spinning
(S) • 5:30–6:15
Laurie
New Format!

Karate* (S)
6:30–8:00 • Dave

Spinning (S)
6:00–6:50 • Colleen

Prime Time (S)
11:15–12:15 • Carina

Gentle Yoga (C)
1:00–2:00 • Katherine

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
New Format!

The Clark Sports Center is closed on Sundays.


Saturday Spin

Saturday Date & Instructor Name
July 5: Colleen
July 12: Josie
July 19: Colleen
July 26: CLOSED
August 2: CLOSED
August 9: Don
August 16: Colleen
August 23: Don

Saturday Variety

Saturday Date & Instructor Name
July 5: Total Body Conditioning (Sabrina)
July 12: Zumba Toning (Elma)
July 19: Cardio Dance & Core (Emily)
July 26: CLOSED
August 2: CLOSED
August 9: Cardio Dance & Core (Emily)
August 16: Total Body Conditioning (Sabrina)
August 23: Cardio Dance & Core (Emily)

Class Changes

  • Some classes may go outside when the weather is nice.
  • Gentle Yoga will be held in the Studio at 1:00pm on Wednesday, July 9 & August 13.

Printable Schedules

Download the Summer Session chedule (PDF, 202 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., 5:30pm). 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!

BOOM (Limit 20) • Full body fitness for baby boomers: no choreography, simply functional fitness. Cardio segments interspersed with strength and balance moves. All fitness levels welcome, however the ability to get down and up from the floor is needed.

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.

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!

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.

Express Workout (Limit 20) • Experience a 30 minute time efficient strength conditioning workout. If you have limited workout time, this is your class!

Fit Camp (Limit 20) • 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 20) • 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.

HIIT it Up (Limit 20) • Boost your fat-burning potential with this high intensity interval training class. This class uses mostly body-weight exercises in varying intervals to help you increase muscular endurance and strength, both aerobic and anaerobic endurance and speed. Variations are shown, making this fun and challenging for beginners and athletes alike.

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.

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 Yoga (Limit 20) • Experience vinyasa, a coordinated series of movements that flow from one yoga posture (standing and mat) to another. Power Yoga is designed to prepare you with traditional asanas (postures) to produce toned, lean muscles and increased strength, balance and flexibility. This class will leave you feeling centered, calm and peaceful.

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 22) • 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. (Sat. Spinning Instructors • 5/3: Alison, 5/10: Alison, 5/17: Maureen, 5/24: CLOSED, 5/31: Don, 6/7: Colleen, 6/14: Maureen, 6/21: Colleen, 6/28: Don).

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. Variety Classes include: Bosu, Basic Step, Circuit Training & Stability Ball Classes.

Yoga Flow (Mon. - Limit 20); (Wed. & Thurs. - 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 for Flexibility & Balance (Limit 20) • In this time-efficient class, enjoy asanas that safely stretches our muscles and soft connective tissues, releasing lactic acid that causes tension, pain and sometimes fatigue. This, coupled with increased joint lubrication will leave us feeling a sense of lightness, ease and fluidity of movement. Our practice of fun balancing postures will cultivate a balance of mind body and spirit.

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

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 Kids (Limit 16) • This class introduces salsa, cumbia, reggaeton, and hip-hop moves in an easy to learn, unintimidating way. Kids in grades K-6 will have a blast and get fit in this safe, non-competitive class!

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.