Wellness Programs

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!  

Below are all of our fall opportunities.  Click on the highlighted class code number to register. Check back often for updates as we gradually resume programs and events.

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 Exercise:  Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program (AFEP) 

LOW INTENSITY: This recreational chair-based exercise class uses a variety of exercises that can be performed while sitting or standing, including endurance, balance, strength, flexibility, relaxation and health topics.  Light weights and bands are used in addition to gentle range of motion movements.  Try the first class for free! No class; 9/7, 11/11, 11/26, 11/27 or 12/25.

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                     M,W       10:15 am   POSTPONED

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse            Wed        1 pm

Matt Ross Community Center              Fri          10:45 am


Exercise: Chair Yoga 

LOW INTENSITY: 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. 

 5- 50 min. sessions - $38 / $42 nonresidents                    

7373             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse        11/24     Tue  10:30 am  CANCELLED

7374             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse        12/3     Thu  10:30 am


Exercise: Chair Yoga - Virtual

LOW INTENSITY: 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. This class will take place every Tuesday for four consecutive weeks. If you are unable to attend class at the scheduled time, you will receive a link to watch the recorded class at your convenience within 48 hours. 

4 - 50 min. sessions - $23 

Johnson County Park & Recreation activities7407             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse        11/3     Tue  9:30 am

7412            Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse         12/1     Tue 9:30 am


Exercise: Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

LOW INTENSITY: This program utilizes Tai Chi's Sun style for its ability to improve relaxation, balance and its ease of use.  One or two movements are taught each lesson, progressively leading to completing the six basic core movements and six advanced extension movements along with breathing techniques and Tai Chi principles including those relating to improving physical and mental balance.  

1 - 45 min. workout - $3 pay at the door

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse (Int)      Mon           1 pm

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse (Beg)    Mon           2 pm 

1 - 30 min. workout - Free  Call (913) 826-2830 to register  

Virtual Program (Beg)    Wed    12:15 pm   

 

Exercise: SilverSneakers/Prime Circuit (Ages 18 & Older) 

LOW INTENSITY: The SilverSneakers Circuit workout offers standing, low-impact choreography alternated with standing upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball. FREE for SS members, please call for discounted enrollment, 913-826-2950. 

3 - 50 min. sessions - $18 / $19.80 nonresidents  

33668          Mill Creek Activity Center         12/3       Thu       9:30 am

 

Exercise: SilverSneakers/Prime Classic (Ages 18 & Older) 

LOW INTENSITY: Designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depending on fitness levels.  FREE for SS members, please call for discounted enrollment, 913-826-2950. 

3 - 50 min. sessions - $18 / $19.80 nonresidents  

33671          Mill Creek Activity Center         12/1       Tue       9:30 am

 

Exercise: SilverSneakers/Prime Yoga (Ages 18 & Older) 

LOW INTENSITY: Get ready to move through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered so you can perform a variety of seated and standing postures. FREE for SS members, please call for discounted enrollment, 913-826-2950. 

3 - 50 min. sessions - $18 / $19.80 nonresidents  

33676          Mill Creek Activity Center         12/1       Tue       8:30 am

33677          Mill Creek Activity Center         12/3       Thu       8:30 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 9 am and noon at New Century Fieldhouse. No class; 9/7, 11/11 & 12/25.

Ongoing - FREE                                  

New Century Fieldhouse                    9/1-12/31    M-F   9 am - Noon

Okun Fieldhouse                                9/1-12/31    M-F    8 am - 10 


Fitness: Zumba Gold (Ages 14 & Older) 

LOW INTENSITY: Join us for this virtual dance party from the comfort of your own home!  This virtual class is perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower intensity. 

3 - 50 min. sessions - $18 / $19.80 nonresidents  

 6781        Virtual Program                                    12/2       Wed     6:30 pm


Yoga: Virtual Yoga

MODERATE INTENSITY: Lengthen your muscles while increasing both bone and muscle density. Yoga Participants of all levels are welcome. This class will take place every Tuesday for 4 consecutive weeks. If you are unable to attend class at the scheduled time, you will receive a link to watch the recorded class at your convenience within 48 hours. 

4 - 50 min. sessions - $23 

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse        11/17     Tue  12:00 pm      Cancelled

3 - 50 min. sessions - $18 

7873             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse        12/15      Tue 12:00 pm