Piloxing. Qigong. PiYo. Sachs Recreation Center (SRC) offers these creative and challenging fitness and wellness classes as well as numerous, more familiar classes. Fitness Manager Tim Johnson says, “Our team of Group Exercise Instructors welcomes adults and older teens to tackle the New Year with new fitness activities ranging from Yoga, Tai Chi, Indoor Cycling and Kickboxing to Piloxing (combination of Pilates and Boxing), PiYo (combination of Pilates and Yoga), Qigong (invigorating mind-body workout consisting of stretches, breathing exercises, flowing movements and meditation), and more. Our 60 or so classes are designed to accommodate participants at all fitness levels and with all different interest areas. Advanced sign-up is highly encouraged, especially for Yoga, Qigong, Indoor Cycling and Jungle Gym formats. Other weekly classes include –in alphabetical order– Aqua, Aqua Pump, Bootcamp, Circuits, Core Fusion, Cycle/Jungle Gym, Full Body Strength, Fit/Bar Fusion, Hi/Lo Interval, Kickbox Challenge, Pilates, PiYo, Piloxing, Salsa, Step and Strength, Tai Chi, Total Conditioning, X-Treme Intervals, Yoga, Zumba and other classes.”
Group Exercise class attendees have full access to all classes and facilities through SRC Fitness Center memberships (by the month, annually, etc.); or nonmembers (16 years and up) may purchase a daily pass for only $7 per Deerfield Park District Resident ($9 per Nonresident). Sachs Recreation Center Group Exercise classes are spread throughout various days and times each week.
Johnson concludes, “The Sachs Recreation Center houses a huge selection of additional Deerfield Park District sports, athletics and fitness classes as well. There’s even a Mommy-Baby Yoga class offered on Mondays, 10:45 – 11:45 a.m. for moms and their babies 4 weeks of age through crawling!”