Fitness Classes

All classes are held inside the Community Recreation Center at 900 N. Elm Street.  For more information or to register for a class, please stop by the Rec Center or call us at 815-844-6818.

Les Mills Virtual Fitness Classes

Find more information here about Les Mills virtual fitness classes offered inside the rec center's Fitness Theater and Cycle Studio!  Classes offered include: Body Pump (weight-lifting), Body Combat (martial-arts/cardio), Body Balance (yoga/tai chi/pilates), CX Worx (core-training), Sh'Bam (dance/cardio), Born to Move (children's fitness), RPM (HIIT cycling), and Sprint (cycling).  

Rec Center Fitness Class Schedule

Fitness

Rec Center Fitness Class Descriptions

Swiss Ball Body Toning (6 Class / 6 Week Session)

Come work out with Nancy Cortez as she teaches you strengthening and toning exercises on a swiss ball.  Working on your swiss ball will help stabilize muscles to build a stronger foundation.

  • Next Session: begins January 7th
  • Pricing: $23 before December 31st  / $26 on or after December 31st
    • Plus rec center membership or $5.00 drop-in each time

Water Aerobics (12 Class / 6 Week Sessions)

This water resistance training class is a high-repetition, high-intensity, total body conditioning system that stretches muscles, strengthens your joints, and pushes lactic acid from your muscles with help from the water while burning calories and toning the whole body.

  • Next Morning Session: begins January 8th
    • Pricing: $35 before January 1st  /  $40 on or after January 1st
      • Plus rec center membership or $5.00 drop-in each time
  • Next Evening Session: begins January 7th
    • Pricing: $35 before December 31st /  $40 on or after December 31st
      • Plus rec center membership or $5.00 drop-in each time

Total Body Fitness (12 Class / 6 Week Sessions)

This fitness class is a combination of challenging exercises which includes stability balls, weight training, toning, body weight exercises, step aerobics, kettlebells, and cardio.  Each week will be a variety of exercises targeting every part of the body.  Come join this fun, anything-goes exercise class.  It will get your heart rate up and your sweat rolling.

  • Next Session: begins January 9th
  • Pricing: $35 before January 2nd  /  $40 on or after January 2nd
    • Plus rec center membership or $5.00 drop-in each time

Cycling Saturdays (6 Class / 6 Week Session)

Experience the brand new, state-of-the-art cycling studio in the Pontiac Community Recreation Center.  Join Nancy Cortez and push yourself to the limit in this new, heart-pumping cycling class!

  • Next Session: begins January 12th
  • Pricing: $40 before January 5th  /  $45 on or after January 5th
    • Plus rec center membership or $5.00 drop-in each time

Silver Sneakers Classic (1 Month Sessions)

Focus on strengthening muscles and increasing range of movement for daily life activities in this new fitness class taught by Nancy Cortez.  Participants will use equipment such as hand-held weights, resistance bands, and chairs to complete low-impact training.  

  • Next Session: begins January 7th
  • Pricing: Free for SilverSneakers Members  /  $10 for outside public
    • Plus rec center membership or $5.00 drop-in each time

Tone It Up (12 Class / 6 Week Session)

Designed for all ages and fitness levels, this class will improve muscle tone, posture, balance, and strength with a workout that employs tools such as lightweight dumbbells, concentrated movements, and your own body's resistance!  Build your strength, stamina, and agility by working from top to bottom - biceps, triceps, chest, back, shoulders, legs, and a special concentration on the midsection.  Come prepared to build your strength, stamina, agility, and a positive outlook on exercise!

  • Next Session: begins January 7th
  • Pricing: $35 before December 31st  /  $40 on or after December 31st
    • Plus rec center membership or $5.00 drop-in each time

Body Toning for Seniors (6 Class / 6 Week Session)

Get the results you want at the speed you desire!  Designed for older adults who would like a slower-paced yet effective workout.  This class will improve muscle tone, posture, balance, and strength with a workout that includes tools such as lightweight dumbbells, concentrated movements, and your own body's resistance.

  • Next Session: begins January 8th
  • Pricing: $23 before January 1st  /  $26 on or after January 1st
    • Plus rec center membership or $5.00 drop-in each time

Cardio Blast (12 Class / 6 Week Sessions)

Are you tired of the same workouts week after week?  Join Nancy Cortez in this anything-goes, fast-paced, heart-pumping workout.  This class will alternate between kettlebells, circuit training, step aerobics, and more to keep you on your toes and excited to come back for more!

  • Next Session: begins January 8th
  • Pricing: $35 before January 1st  /  $40 on or after January 1st
    • Plus rec center membership or $5.00 drop-in each time

Evening Cycling (6 Class / 6 Week Sessions)

Experience the grand new state-of-the-art cycling studio inside the Pontiac Community Recreation Center.  Join Lisa Heberg and push yourself to the limit in this new heart-pumping cycling class! 

  • Next Session: begins January 7th
  • Pricing: $40 before December 31st  /  $45 on or after December 31st
    • Plus rec center membership or $5.00 drop-in each time

Barre Blast (12 Class / 6 Week Sessions)

Join Nancy Cortez to challenge yourself with bodyweight training at the barre!   Improve your balance and strength in this dance-inspired fitness class.  This class will help you focus on toning and elongating your muscles - specifically in your legs, arms, and core! 

  • Next Session: begins January 8th
  • Pricing: $35 before January 1st  /  $40 on or after January 1st
    • Plus rec center membership or $5.00 drop-in each time