Fitness & Training

Fitness & Training

Fitness & Training

General Information – Summer 2016

Dates and Times:

September 6 – December 16

Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 am

Wednesdays and Fridays 8:30 am

*With one break in October

**Plus- An extra 30-minute floor session focusing on core strength will follow the morning classes ONLY.

Who Should Attend

Women who are motivated to increase their physical activity, reduce their risk of osteoporosis, increase muscle tone and flexibility, improve balance, and do something special for themselves!  The program is appropriate for both sedentary and active women.

 Program Benefits

The benefits of strength training for women have been studied extensively and include:

Increased muscle mass and strength

Improved bone density and reduced risk for osteoporosis and related fractures

Reduces risk for diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, depression, and obesity

 Included in the Program

Guided weight-training and instruction on proper exercise technique

Information on strength training, fitness and nutrition

You Will Need

  • A pair of adjustable ankle weights (5 or 10 lb.)
  • Yoga mat or exercise mat for floor session              
  • At least one set of dumbbells (1, 3 or 5 lb. pairs)
  • Water

What to Wear

Wear comfortable exercise clothing

Athletic shoes with socks

Cost/Registration

$60 for the session/$20 per month/$5/class; **PLUS $20 additional for the floor sessions (or $5/mo) .

Register through WF Parks and Recreation Department, 10226 West Feliciana Parkway (225-784-8447)

No cash accepted.  Check or money order payable to WFPPRD.

Register Online HERE!!

Questions? Contact:  Pam Myers, Instructor, 635-4878,  sagittar@bellsouth.net    

Dates:  April 4-May 25.

Days/Times:  Monday and Wednesday from 5:45-6:45

Contact

STROLLFIT, is a 60-minute class for mom and baby. Classes cater to all fitness levels: pregnant moms, new moms recovering from pregnancy and conditioned moms with one or two stroller-aged children. Cardio drills, strength training exercises and stretching increases overall fitness, and the ab assault at the end of class means you get a total body workout!

Get your certification in First Aid and CPR/AED from the American Heart Association.  After successful completion of the course, participants will received their certification cards within 3 – 4 weeks.  Save a life, get certified. 

Date:  November 14th

Time:  8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location:  West Feliciana Parish Fire Hall

Ages:  18 yrs and Up

Cost:  $35

Register Online

Tired of walking by yourself around the block?  Come join us for a fun and social exercise group that will enjoy the West Feliciana Community Park’s trails and pathways.  The group will meet twice a week to enjoy the scenery at the park and the surrounding walking trails.  Prizes to be awarded for miles accumulated over a period of time.    

 

Date:  Starts September 8th                

Times:  Tuesday’s  6:00 – 7:00 PM, Saturday’s  9:00 – 10:00 AM  

Location:  West Feliciana Community Park

Ages:  All Ages          

Cost:  Free

Please bring:  Comfortable shoes and clothes