Palm Coast - The New Year is upon us and that means setting new fitness and health goals! Palm Coast Parks & Recreation is offering a variety of new exercise programs and events this winter and spring that are sure to spice up your fitness routine.
New this year are REV+FLOW by REFIT, Indoor Rowing and Zumba Gold, and REFIT Revolution Family Fitness is back for another season. Parks & Rec has two upcoming opportunities to try REV+FLOW and REFIT Revolution Family Fitness for free. These programs will be held at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE.
The REV+FLOW Ready-to-Go Kickoff Party is open to teens and adults ages 13 and up, and will be held 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9. The Kickoff Party gives people a chance to see if they like the new program before signing up for the full session that starts Jan. 30.
The REFIT Revolution Yesteryear to New Year Dance Party will be 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14. The dance party is for ages 4 and up, including teens and adults, and will include dancing through the decades and raffles. This will be a fun event to sample to the free REFIT Revolution Family Fitness program, which is back again for another season.
Please register online, even for the free programs and events, at www.parksandrec.fun/wellness. Here's an overview of each program:
REFIT Revolution Family Fitness - This is a judgement-free fitness experience that uses powerful movements and positive music combined with resistance-training elements to give participants a total-body workout. This free program for ages 4+ is offered 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 28-May 13 (no class on March 11).
REV+FLOW by REFIT - With REV+FLOW, teens 13+ and adults can enjoy a low-impact, high intensity, workout that strengthens their bodies and sculpts their muscles through targeted, music-based movements and resistance training. It will be held on 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 30-May 15 (no class March 13). The cost is $60/session, or $5/drop-.
Indoor Rowing - In partnership with Flagler Rowing Club, experienced rowing members will instruct on proper technique while using the erg with a focus on both mechanics and breathing. All fitness levels are welcome. Participants should bring a towel, water, and a mat for floor exercises. Classes will be 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 17-May 23, and cost $7 per class.
Zumba Gold - This class is perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves at a lower-intensity and introduces easy-to-follow choreography while focusing on balance, range of motion and coordination. Classes will be 9-10 a.m. Fridays, Jan. 18-May 24 (no class on March 15 and April 12). Cost is $5 per class.
For more information, call Parks & Rec at 386-986-2323.