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.  

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

14365       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. 
5 - 50 min. sessions - $40 / $44 nonresidents
21672             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  5/18     Wed        1 pm

6- 50 min. sessions - $48 / $53 nonresidents
21673             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  6/22      Wed        1 pm

21674             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                   8/3        Wed        1 pm


Exercise: The Meadowbrook Walkers
Meet new people, catch up with old friends, and feel great being active at the same time! Meet at Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse for coffee and end with a 30-minute walk!
4 - 50 min. sessions - $3 / $4 nonresidents

21698       Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  5/4    Wed            9 am

21699        Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  6/1    Wed            9 am

21701        Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  7/6    Wed            9 am

21702        Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  8/3    Wed            9 am


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.         

5 - 50 min. sessions - $56 / $62 nonresidents

21695             Virtual Program                                      5/19     Thu    11:30 am

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

21696             Virtual Program                                    6/23    Thu    11:30 am

21697             Virtual Program                                    8/4    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 9 am and noon at New Century Fieldhouse. Closed 11/25, 11/26, & 11/24.
Ongoing - FREE                                  

 New Century Fieldhouse                5/2 - 8/31     M-F       10 am - 12 pm 

 Okun Fieldhouse                            5/2 - 8/31     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.
4 - 50 min. sessions - $36 / $40 nonresidents

21810             Roeland Park Community Center                   5/4       Wed      10 am - Canceled

21813             Roeland Park Community Center                   5/5       Thu         5 pm

21815             Roeland Park Community Center                   6/1       Wed      10 am

21826             Roeland Park Community Center                   6/2       Thu         5 pm

21827             Roeland Park Community Center                   6/29     Wed      10 am

21828             Roeland Park Community Center                   6/30     Thu       5 pm 

21830             Roeland Park Community Center                   8/3       Wed      10 am

21832             Roeland Park Community Center                   8/4       Thu      5 pm


Tai Chi:  Tai Chi for Arthritis
Tai Chi for Arthritis differs from a non arthritis specific Tai Chi class in that the movements stay closer to the mid line of the body to help with balance.  Similarly it offers the same slow and graceful exercise that has been proven to improve balance, reduce stress and offer arthritis pain relief.  All experience levels welcome in this course.  Classes are on-going, start at anytime.  No class Monday, Jan. 17th.
1 - 45 min. workout - $3 pay at the door

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse (Advanced)           Mon      1 pm 

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse (Intermediate)       Mon      2 pm

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse (Beginning)           Mon      12 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

21681              Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                6/21      Tue      8:30 am

21683             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  6/21     Tue  10:30 am

21685             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  6/23     Thu  10:30 am

21686             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                   8/2       Tue      8:30 am

21688             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  8/2       Tue  10:30 am

21690             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  8/4       Thu  10:30 am

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

21676              Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                 5/17       Tue     8:30 am

21677             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  5/17     Tue  10:30 am

21678             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  5/19     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.                 

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

21679             Virtual Program            5/17     Tue        9:30 am

21680             Virtual Recording       5/19     Thu         9 am - Class recording sent out weekly to do on your own schedule!

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

21682             Virtual Program             6/21     Tue      9:30 am

21687              Virtual Program            8/2      Tue       9:30 am

21684             Virtual Recording        6/23     Thu         9 am Class recording sent out weekly to do on your own schedule! 

21689             Virtual Recording         8/4       Thu         9 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.

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

21692             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  5/19     Thu         9 am


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

17051             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                   4/6        Wed     3 pm

21693             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  6/23      Thu         9 am

21694             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  8/4        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 Community Center   Mon, Thu      4 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

21842              Roeland Park Community Center                    5/4       Wed     6:30 pm - Canceled

21843              Roeland Park Community Center                   5/7       Sat       10 am

21844              Roeland Park Community Center                  6/8       Wed     6:30 pm

21845              Roeland Park Community Center                  6/11     Sat       10 am   

21846              Roeland Park Community Center                 7/20     Wed     6:30 pm

21847              Roeland Park Community Center                 7/23    Sat       10 am

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