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

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.

6- 50 min. sessions - $48 / $53 nonresidents
21674             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 8/3 Wed 1 pm

4 - 50 min. sessions - $32 / $34 nonresidents
23087            Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse           9/14     Wed   1 pm  *No Class on Wednesday, September 21

5 - 50 min. sessions - $40 / $44 nonresidents
23088           Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                 10/19 Wed 1 pm

3 - 50 min. sessions - $24 / $26 nonresidents
23089           Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                 11/30      Wed     1 pm


Exercise: Classical Stretch
Classical Stretch, or Essentrics, is a dynamic, full-body workout that simultaneously combines stretching and strengthening while engaging 650 muscles.  Perfect for all ages.  Participants need to bring a yoga mat, large towel, and water.
5 - 50 min. sessions - $40 / $44 nonresidents

23105         Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse            9/12      Mon    5 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

23121        Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                 9/7    Wed            9 am - Canceled

23122        Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                10/5    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.         

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

21697 Virtual Program        8/4     Thu    11:30 am

4 - 50 min. sessions - $32 / $34 nonresidents

23115    Virtual Program     9/15     Thu     11:30 am

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

23117    Virtual Program     10/20     Thu     11:30 am 

3- 50 min. sessions - $24 / $26 nonresidents

23118    Virtual Program     12/1    Thu    11:30 am

2- 50 min. sessions - $24 / $26 nonresidents

23120    Virtual Recording      12/22    Th    9:30 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 9/5, 11/11, 11/24-25, and 12/26.
Ongoing - FREE                                  

New Century Fieldhouse                5/2 - 8/31     M-F       10 am - 1 pm 
New Century Fieldhouse                9/1 - 12/30   M-F       10 am - 1 pm

Okun Fieldhouse                            5/2 - 8/31     M-F        8 am – 10 am
Okun Fieldhouse                            9/1 - 12/30   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

21830             Roeland Park Community Center                   8/3       Wed      10 am

21832             Roeland Park Community Center                   8/4       Thu      5 pm

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

23136             Roeland Park Community Center                   9/14     Wed      10 am

23139             Roeland Park Community Center                  9/15     Thu         5 pm

23137             Roeland Park Community Center                  10/19   Wed      10 am

23140             Roeland Park Community Center                  10/20   Thu         5 pm

23138             Roeland Park Community Center                  11/30   Wed      10 am

23141            Roeland Park Community Center                  12/1        Thu       5 pm


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 September 5th and December 26th.
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

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

4-50 min. sessions - $32 / 34 nonresidents

23092            Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse       9/13      Tue     10:30 am

23094            Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse       9/22       Thu    10:30 am

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

23096            Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse        10/18     Tue    10:30 am

23098            Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse        10/20     Thu    10:30 am

3-50 min. sessions - $24 / $26 nonresidents

23101            Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse         11/29      Tue     10:30 am

23103           Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse           12/1        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

21687             Virtual Class                  8/2        Tue          9:30 am  

21689             Virtual Recording         8/4       Thu          9:30 am - Class recording sent out weekly to do on your own schedule!

4 - 50 min. sessions - $32 / $34 nonresidents

23091             Virtual Class                    9/13     Tue           9:30 am 

23093             Virtual Recording           9/22     Thu           9:30 am - Class recording sent out weekly to do on your own schedule!

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

23095             Virtual Class                   10/18     Tue    9:30 am 

23097             Virtual Recording         10/20     Thu  9:30 am - Class recording sent out weekly to do on your own schedule!

3 - 50 min. sessions - $24 / $26 nonresidents     

23099             Virtual Class                  11/29    Tue    9:30 am

23102             Virtual Recording          12/1     Thu    9:30 am - Class recording sent out weekly to do on your own schedule!

2 - 50 min. sessions - $16 / $18 nonresidents

23104            Virtual Recording          12/20     Tue    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

21694     Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse           8/4     Thu     9 am

4 - 50 min. sessions - $40 / $44 nonresidents

23106    Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse            9/13    Tue    8:30am 

23107     Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse           9/22    Thu    9 am

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

23108    Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse          10/18    Tue    8:30am

23109    Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse           10/20    Thu    9 am

3 - 50 min. sessions - $24 / $26 nonresidents

23111    Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse          11/29    Tue    8:30 am

23112    Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse          12/1    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

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

21847              Roeland Park Community Center                 7/23    Sat       10 am

23142              Roeland Park Community Center               9/7       Wed      6:30 pm

23145              Roeland Park Community Center              9/10      Sat       10 am

23143              Roeland Park Community Center              10/19    Wed     6:30 pm

23146              Roeland Park Community Center              10/22    Sat       10 am

23144             Roeland Park Community Center                11/30    Wed   6:30 pm

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