Wellness Programs

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Your wellness matters!  Staying active and focusing on your health is important to maintaining energy, focus, and independence.  We encourage you to take the first step by trying one of any of our classes for free.  Whether you are looking to improve balance and flexibility, mindfulness, or overall strength we have a class for you!  

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Workout facilities with strength and cardiovascular equipment can be found at the Mill Creek Activity Center and the Roeland Park Community Center. These facilities are proud SilverSneakers and Renew Active™ member partners. Learn more about these programs or check your eligibility by clicking the location name above. 

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Exercise: Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program (AFEP) 
Trained AFEP instructors cover a variety of range-of-motion and endurance-building activities, relaxation techniques, and health education topics. All of the exercises can be modified to meet participant needs.  Choose from in person or virtual classes.  No class on 9/5, 11/11, 11/24, 11/25, and 12/26.

Virtual courses are currently held at no charge and offered via Zoom, an online video conferencing platform. Advanced registration is required. Programs are subject to meeting minimum registrations. Information on how to access the program will be sent no later than 9:00 am the day of the program to those who register/RSVP. Please register/RSVP for all programs at least 24 hours in advance.
1 - 45 min. workout - $3 pay at the door

Merriam Community Center                M,W          10 am

Spring Hill Community Center             T,Th           1 pm    

New Century Fieldhouse                      W,F            10:15 am

Matt Ross Community Center             Wed           1 pm

Matt Ross Community Center             Fri               10:45 am

1 – 45 min. workout - $3 online pay option during class

21665     Virtual AFEP                            Wed           11 am


Exercise: Ageless Lifters
Engage each muscle group in your entire body workout. This full body workout is achieved through high repetition sets and non-cardio exercises. This low intensity class uses dumbbells and body weight exercises.

6 - 50 min. sessions - $48 / $53 nonresidents
24785     Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                 2/22         Wed        1 pm

24786     Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                 4/5           Wed        1 pm


Exercise:  Virtual Strength and Stretching
A stretching and strengthening class designed to increase strength and range of motion helping with activities of daily living. This class will take place on Zoom every Thursday. If you are unable to attend class at the scheduled time, you can request a link to watch the recorded class within seven days.         

6 - 50 min. sessions - $48 / $53 nonresidents

24859     Virtual Program        2/23      Thu      11:30 am 

6- 50 min. sessions - $48 / $53 nonresidents

24860     Virtual Program        4/6        Thu      11:30 am


Exercise:  Walking & Talking
Talk while you walk, walk while you talk! Meet new people, catch up with others, and feel great being active all at the same time! Walk any time between 8 and 10 am at Okun and 10 am and 1 pm at New Century Fieldhouse. Closed 1/16.
Ongoing - FREE                                  

New Century Fieldhouse                1/3 - 4/28            M-F       10 am - Noon

Okun Fieldhouse                             1/3 - 4/28            M-F        8 am 10 am


Tai Chi: Tai Chi 
Tai Chi offers a slow and gentle exercise with benefits in endurance, flexibility, and muscle strengthening. All experience levels welcome in this course.

5 - 50 min. sessions - $47 / $52 nonresidents

24507     Roeland Park City Hall                                2/14          Tue           5 pm

24510     Roeland Park City Hall                                2/15          Wed         10 am

24508     Roeland Park City Hall                                3/28          Tue           5pm

24511     Roeland Park City Hall                                3/29          Wed         10 am


Tai Chi:  Tai Chi for Arthritis
Incorporating all the essential principles of Tai Chi, the movements in this class are safe and easy to learn for those with arthritis or just starting a wellness routine. Through practice, improve muscular strength, flexibility, and fitness. All experience levels welcome in this course. No class December 26th, January 2nd, and January 16th.
1 - 45 min. session - $3 pay at the door each class

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse (Beginning)          Mon      12 pm 

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse (Advanced)          Mon      1 pm 

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse (Intermediate)      Mon      2 pm


Yoga:  Chair Yoga 
Take yoga off the mat and onto the chair, incorporating breathing with movement while retaining all the benefits of yoga easily from a chair.  Experience standing balance poses using the chair for support as needed. 

6- 50 min. sessions- $48 / $53 nonresidents

24802     Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse               2/21         Tue        10:30 am

24803     Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse               2/23         Thu        10:30 am

6 - 50 min. sessions - $48 / $53 nonresidents

24809     Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse               4/4           Tue        10:30 am

24810     Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse               4/6           Thu        10:30 am


Yoga:  Chair Yoga - Virtual
Take yoga off the mat and onto the chair, incorporating breathing with movement while retaining all the benefits of yoga. Use the chair for support if needed during standing poses. If you are unable to attend class at the scheduled time, you can request a link to watch the recorded class within seven days.                 

6- 50 min. sessions- $48 / $53 nonresidents

24806     Virtual Program            2/21        Tue        9:30 am

24800     Virtual Recording         2/23         Thu        9:30 am - Class recording sent out weekly to do on your own schedule! 

6 - 50 min. sessions - $48 / $53 nonresidents

24807     Virtual Program            4/4          Tue         9:30 am

24808     Virtual Recording          4/6         Thu         9:30 am - Class recording sent out weekly to do on your own schedule! 


Yoga: Gentle Yoga
Gentle Yoga is performed at a slower pace, with less intense positions, and includes extended time for meditation, yogic breath work, and relaxation.

6- 50 min. sessions- $48 / $53 nonresidents

24853     Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse        2/21        Tue          8:30am

24855     Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse        2/23        Thu          9 am

6 - 50 min. sessions - $48 / $53 nonresidents

24856     Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse        4/4          Tue          8:30 am

24857     Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse        4/6          Thu          9 am


Yoga: Hatha (Gentle) Yoga Punch Card (Ages 18 & Older)

Strengthen your body, calm your mind and improve your flexibility and balance. All fitness levels can benefit from this class. Participants are encouraged to bring yoga mats.   New participants are welcome to try one class for free, please call (913) 826-3160 for more information, details and class start time. Five and ten punch cards expire three months after date of sale; 20 punch cards expire four months after date of sale. Purchase punch card HERE   Version OptionsWellness Programs Version OptionsWellness Programs    

5 Punch Card - $45/ $50 nonresidents (valid for 3 months)

10 Punch Card - $90/ $99 nonresidents (valid for 3 months)

20 Punch Card - $180/ $198 nonresidents (valid for 4 months)

Roeland Park City Hall         Mon, Thu      3:30 pm 

                                                                           

Zumba: Zumba Gold
Perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower intensity. This class introduces easy-to-follow choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Beginners welcome. 

5 - 50 min. sessions - $40 / $44 nonresidents

24514     Mill Creek Activity Center          2/18         Sat           9 am

24515     Mill Creek Activity Center          3/18         Sat           9 am

Want to exercise from the comfort of your living room? Click HERE to view our available Virtual Programs!