Village of Key Biscayne
Village of Key Biscayne Community Center

Monday - Friday: 6 am to 10 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 8 am to 8 pm

Senior Fitness Programs and Classes

Adult and Senior Programs

 

Splash Water WorkoutHEALTHY AGING FOR OLDER ADULTS
The Key Biscayne Community Center provides programs that promote health and help prevent disease in older adults. We partner with the Active Seniors on the Key (A.S.K.) Club, an initiative of the Key Biscayne Community Foundation, to create physical and social opportunities that improve the quality of life for older adults in our community.

Programs are taught by qualified fitness instructors who specialize in older adults. All Key Biscayne seniors are welcome to participate in these programs (some programs do have minimum age requirements).

Advanced registration at the Front Desk is required to participate in all programs. For additional information, please contact Roxy Lohuis-Tejeda, Adult & Senior Programs Coordinator, at 305-365-8953.

Fitness Center Orientation for Seniors 
Senior fitness specialist and personal trainer Marilyn Myles will provide those with a Senior's Membership at the Community Center with an orientation of the Fitness Center equipment and exercises appropriate for older adults. Please inquire at the Front Desk for the monthly schedule.

AFFORDABLE SENIOR FITNESS CLASSES
The Community Center is now providing the following classes at an affordable price with a punch-pass system that entitles participants to take any of these 3 senior fitness classes at their convenience. Passes are non-transferable, non-refundable and may only be used for the 3 classes below.

        Ages                      55 years and up

        Sessions               Ongoing

        Member Fee          $48 per 8-punch pass
        Non-Member Fee  $58 per 8-punch pass

Yoga for 55 and Older
Yoga has been shown to help alleviate or reduce many health challenges. Armed with medical knowledge and the ability to modify poses to accommodate specific health issues, an experienced instructor helps students augment their energy and vitality, enhance range of movement, increase stability and improve respiratory systems. Class is limited to 12 students.

Date                        Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 
Time                        8:00-9:00 a.m.
Location                 Oasis Room (2nd Floor)

Instructor               Kerstin Eskeli

Boomer Boot Camp
Fitness after 55 just became more fun! Work out with balls, bells, bands and balance training aids in an “old school” format with “new age” results! This fun, safe and effective exercise class is guided by a senior fitness specialist and personal trainer.

Days                       Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time                       
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Location                 Dance Studio

Instructor               Marilyn Myles

Boomer Boxing *NEW* 
Designed for women and men of all fitness levels, this specialized workout combines bodyweight exercises, speed training, and muscle memory to improve hand-eye coordination, sharpen your brain, and build total-body strength. Great for exercisers with joint or bone issues. Click here to view flyer.

Days                       Wednesdays
Time                      
11:00 - 11:50 a.m.
Location                 Oasis Room

Instructor               Alexandre Furtado

Balance and Stability Training  *NEW* 
This 4-week training program is designed to help you strengthen those smaller muscles that will keep your movements stable and secure and prevent you from falling. Designed for seniors who walk with or without a cane or walker, this class will increase your range of motion while improving your stability and decreasing your dependency on others. Space is limited and registration at the Front Desk is required.

Date                        Wednesdays & Fridays 
Time                       1:00-2:00 p.m.
Location                 Dance Studio

Session 1               January 15-February 7
Session 2               February 12- March 6

Instructor               Adita Lang

Fee                          Free

Parkinson's Boxing Program

Parkinson's Boxing Program  *FREE*
Rock Steady Boxing is a non-contact, boxing-style fitness program that improves mobility, balance, strength and the quality of life for those fighting Parkinson’s disease. This program is free of charge for Key Biscayne residents with a Parkinson’s diagnosis. Must register before attending first class by contacting Roxy Lohuis-Tejeda at RLohuis@keybiscayne.fl.gov or 305-365-8953.

Days                      Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
Time                      12:00-1:00 p.m.
Location
                Oasis Room
Instructor              Rock Steady Boxing Instructor

Session                 Ongoing beginning January 6

        Fee                         Free for KB Residents

A.S.K. Club Pickleball  *FREE*
This fun paddle sport, which combines many elements
of tennis, badminton and ping pong, was created for all ages and skill levels with simple rules making it easy for beginners to learn and fast-paced enough for experienced players. Registration at the Front Desk is required.

Days                      Sundays-Fridays
Dates                     Ongoing beginning January 6
Time                      10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
Location
                Gymnasium

        Fee                         Free

Senior Fitness Gym SessionEnhance Fitness
This low-cost, evidence-based exercise program helps older adults (ages 60 and over) at all levels of fitness lbecome more active, energized, and empowered to sustain independent lives. Enhance Fitness focuses on stretching, flexibility, balance, low-impact aerobics and strength training exercises.

Days                      Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Time                      10:00-11:00 a.m.
Time                      2:00-3:00 p.m.
Location
                Community Room
                               (First Floor, Village Hall)
Instructor             
Marilyn Myles

        Session 1              January 4-April 24
        Session 2             
April 27-August 14
                                       (2:00 p.m. class only)

        Fee                         $180 (16 weeks)

Group of Three AdultsBalance Chair Exercise Group  *FREE*
Older adults are invited to this fun and interactive group that meets to exercise their minds, bodies and spirit. Enjoy a free cup of coffee and stimulating social interaction. Advanced registration at the Front Desk is required.

Days                     Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Time                    
10:15-11:15 a.m.
Location               Lighthouse Room (2nd Floor)
Instructor             Marilyn Kreisberg

Session                Ongoing

Fee                        Free

A.S.K. Walking Club  *FREE* 
Join your friends and neighbors of the A.S.K. Club for a morning walk on the Village Green. Participants will be divided into two groups “speedy” and “steady.”

Days                     Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time                      7:45 a.m.
Location
               Village Green (by pavilion)

        Fee                        Free

Outdoor Senior FitnessChair Yoga  *FREE*
This new class utilizes the mind-body connection more effectively to help with stress, pain, fatigue, joint lubrication, balance and arthritis. Please register at the Front Desk to reserve your spot.

Days                      Wednesdays and Fridays
Time                      10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location
                Lighthouse Room

Session                 Ongoing

        Instructor              Myriam Sitterson
        Fee
                        Free

Improving Balance Through Tai-Chi  *FREE*
Tai Chi is a centuries-old Chinese practice that exercises the mind and body through a series of gentle, flowing postures creating a kind of synchronized dance. All levels are welcome. Advanced registration at the Front Desk is required.

Days                      Fridays (2nd Floor Lobby)
Days
                     Sundays (Village Green)                     
Time                      8:30 a.m.
Instructor             Marius Robinson
Session                Ongoing

Fee                        Free

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