Fitness & Dance Classes

Fitness in the Park

The Green Parks & Recreation in partnership with Cleveland Clinic Akron General Lifestyles are proud to offer Free Fitness in the Park!  Our free Yoga and TRANSFORM™ classes will start in June and run through August.  Join LifeStyles instructors for these free fitness classes all summer long.  In case of inclement weather and availability, classes will be canceled.

Please note:  Yoga and TRANSFORM™ dates/times are below.

What:

  • Yoga and TRANSFORM™:  Saturdays, June 2 – Saturday August 18 at 9:00 a.m.).  Please bring a Yoga mat.  TRANSFORM™ classes on June 16, June 23, July 14, July 21, and July 28. 

    TRANSFORM™ – This fusion of Yoga/Pilates-inspired moves with athletic Sport movements gives you a template to TRANSFORM your body and mind. If you’re looking for STRENGTH, power,  athleticism, muscle LENGTHENING, muscular definition, increased range of motion, increased CIRCULATION,  and improved BREATHING techniques, this is the format for you.  

    Yoga – Yoga builds flexibility and strength leaving you feeling centered and calm. Controlled breathing, concentration and a carefully structured series of stretches, moves and poses to music create a holistic workout that brings the body into a state of harmony and balance.

  • Yoga:  Wednesdays, June 6 – Wednesday, August 15  (every Wednesday at 9:00  a.m.).  Please bring a Yoga mat; no class on Wednesday, July 4th!

Where:  Central park (meet at the Amphitheater), located at 1755 Town Park Blvd.

Cost:  Free

Ballroom Dance Classes

Sitting on the sidelines when the music starts and not up on the dance floor?  Dancing is one of the best ways to exercise, and enjoyable to all.  Our Ballroom/Social Dancing class will cover the basic steps that will have you out on the floor and the envy of others.   Learn the basic steps of the fox trot, waltz, cha cha, and swing, and put them to use at the next wedding, party, or social gathering.

Class will take place at the new Central Park Community Hall from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; class fee is $35/five-week class. The first session will begin on Monday, September 10th and will run through Monday, October 8th. The second session will begin on Monday, October 15th and will run through Monday, November 12th.  The dance lessons are taught by Professional Dance Instructor Sharon Rae.

You may register through our website with the link below: https://cityofgreen.maxgalaxy.net/BrowseActivities.aspx?ActivityFilter=10 or contact the Parks and Recreation office at 330-896-6621

Line Dance Classes

Line Dancing is great fun and great exercise for your entire body!  The class offers easy-to-learn line dances that will progress into more challenging dances and movements.  Be the hit of your next social event by busting a move on the dance floor!  

Class will take place at the new Central Park Community Hall from 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.; class fee is $35/five-week class. The first session will begin on Monday, September 10th and will run through Monday, October 8th. The second session will begin on Monday, October 15th and will run through Monday, November 12th.  The dance lessons are taught by Professional Dance Instructor Sharon Rae.

 You may register through our website with the link below: https://cityofgreen.maxgalaxy.net/BrowseActivities.aspx?ActivityFilter=10 or contact the Parks and Recreation office at 330-896-6621

 

Weight Training ***NEW***

In this 45 minute class, participants will use body weight, resistance bands and dumbbells for a total body workout. We will combine strength training, cardiovascular exercise and balance techniques to improve strength, endurance, balance and flexibility.
**Participants should bring 2 different pairs of weights if possible. A lighter pair and a heavier pair, no more than 20 pounds, plenty of water, a yoga mat and a towel. All levels welcome!

Session Information

Date: Thursdays, February 8th to March 15th

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Location: Community Hall at Central Park

Pricing: $42 for six classes

You may register through our website with the link below: https://cityofgreen.maxgalaxy.net/BrowseActivities.aspx?ActivityFilter=10 or contact the Parks and Recreation office at 330-896-6621