Wellness Programs

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

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: AEA Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program (AFEP) 

This recreational chair-based exercise class includes range-of-motion exercises suitable for every fitness level and ability.   

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

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse            Wed            1 pm     POSTPONED 

Matt Ross Community Center              Fri        10:45 am

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse (Int Tai Chi)     Mon            1 pm                                                                                                                          
Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse (Beg Tai Chi) Mon 2 pm

Exercise: AEA Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program (AFEP) – Virtual 

LOW INTENSITY: AFEP has now gone virtual! Enjoy this low intensity, chair-based exercise from the comfort of your own home.  

 Virtual courses are 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 - FREE

8899   Virtual AFEP                Wed         11 am

8898    Virtual Tai Chi             Wed         12:15 pm


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. 

6- 50 min. sessions - $47 / $51 nonresidents                    

7954              Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  4/6       Tue  10:30 am

7955              Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  4/8       Thu  10:30 am

Exercise: 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.

4 - 50 m
in. sessions - $36 / $40 nonresidents

8109               Roeland Park Community Center                   4/6       Tue         5 pm


Exercise: Walk with Ease 

This Arthritis Foundation program is proven to reduce the pain of arthritis and improve your overall health.  Learn to exercise safely with a trained group exercise leader. Each session begins with a pre-walk discussion related to exercise and arthritis, followed by a 10-40 minute walk that includes a warm-up and cool-down.  Brought to you by Lenexa Parks and Recreation and Johnson County Parks and Recreation (JCPRD) in partnership with K-State Research and Extension.

18 - 60 min. sessions - FREE

Lenexa Community Center         5/25     T/Th   1:30 pm

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! No class 2/15.

Ongoing - FREE                                  

 New Century Fieldhouse          1/4-4/30          M-F       10 am - 1 pm

 Okun Fieldhouse                       1/4-4/30           M-F      8 am – 10   am

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

MODERATE INTENSITY: 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 Community Center   M,Th      4 pm


Yoga: Sunset Yoga (Ages 14 & Older)

LOW INTENSITY: Enjoy the fall breeze while you regulate your metabolism, increase flexibility, and coordination by practicing yoga on the park lawn. Lengthen your muscles while increasing both bone and muscle density. Yoga Participants of all levels are welcome. Participants are required to bring their own yoga mat and other equipment needed. Classes will meet at Shelter 3, located on the east side of the park by The Grove playground, weather permitting.

6 - 50 min. sessions - $47 / $51 nonresidents  

7985               MBPC                         4/7           Wed         6:00 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 - $39 / $43 nonresidents

10243                Roeland Park Community Center                     5/15      Sat          10 am

10240                Roeland Park Community Center                  5/19      Wed    6:30 pm

10244                Roeland Park Community Center                    6/19      Sat          10 am

10241                Roeland Park Community Center                 6/23      Wed    6:30 pm

10245                Roeland Park Community Center                  7/31      Sat          10 am

10242                Roeland Park Community Center                      7/28      Wed    6:30 pm

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


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