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City Of Big Rapids

ADULT ACTIVITIES


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Pickleball

  • COST: Donation ($1 for supplies when you can)
  • DATE:Tuesday and Thursday - May 16th - July 27th (No Pickleball July 4th)
  • TIME:5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • LOCATION:Hemlock Park
  • No need to have a paddle, all new players are welcome! Coordinator: Gary Lenon.


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    Delay The Disease - Fitness for Parkinson's

  • COST: $2 per participant.
  • LOCATION: Style Station (1619 Catherine Street)
  • DATES: May 16th - July 27th
  • TIME: Thursday - 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
  • INSTRUCTOR: DeMar Hatchew, Continuing Education in Parkinson's Disease Training Methods
  • A fitness class designed to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease. No matter what stage of the disease you are battling—it’s never too late to start exercising! The class will incorporate a variety of chair exercises, stretching, balance work, strength training, and vocal and facial exercises. Caregivers are welcome to join participants.


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    Tai Chi

  • COST: $2 per participant
  • LOCATION: Hemlock
  • WHEN: May 15th - July 26th (No Class July 10th - July 12th)
  • TIME: Mondays and Wednesdays - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • INSTRUCTOR: Mary Loesch
    Certified International Instructor
  • An ancient form of exercise originally developed in China as a martial art. This exercise has benefits to allow participants to improve muscle tone, flexibility, balance and coordination. Newcomers are always welcome!!


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    Water Aerobics Classes

    Monday, Wednesday, Friday | 8:30 am - 9:30 am

  • COST: $4 per participant
  • DATES:May 15th - August 11th (No class May 29th or July 3rd)
  • LOCATION: FSU Recreation Center Pool
  • INSTRUCTORS:Sherry Williams

    Low impact exercise offered for all adults. Beginning in the shallow area and progressing to the deep water to allow for a full body workout.


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    Line Dance

  • COST: $2 per participant
  • DATES: May 16th - July 27th
  • INSTRUCTOR: Diane Jones
  • Come join choreographed line dancing while increasing your heart rate for a great cardio workout! You can select the class that best fits your needs.

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    Morning Line Dance

  • LOCATION: Artworks Dance Studio
  • WHEN: Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • TIME: 9:00 am - 10:00 am (beginner)
  • TIME:10:00 am - 11:00 am (intermediate)
  • Learn coordinated steps to a variety of music. A social and aerobic activity. Bring a friend!


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    Chair Line Dance

  • LOCATION: The Brook Retirement Community
  • WHEN: Wednesdays
  • TIME: 9:00-10:00 am
  • Easy movements coordinated with music to help range of motion as well as keeping active. Community is welcome.


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    Senior Fit Time

  • COST: $2 per participant
  • LOCATION: Style Station, 1619 Catherine Street, Big Rapids
  • WHEN: Tuesday: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm and Thursday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • DATES:May 16th - July 27th)
  • INSTRUCTORDeMar Hatchew, Certified in Senior Fitness

  • A senior fitness class geared to get those in need of a low impact routine emphasizing cardio, balance and muscle stretching. The class will get you feeling energized and active! Bring a mat, water bottle and personal weights.

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    National Dance Day

  • COST:FREE
  • DATE:Saturday - July 29th
  • TIME: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • LOCATION: Hemlock Park Bandshell (located behind Big Rapids Middle School)

  • Shake your GROOVE thang! Experience the joy and celebrate the magic of National Dance Day—created by “So You Think You Can Dance” producer, Nigel Lythgoe. This event encourages individuals to embrace dance as a fun and positive way to maintain good health and fight obesity. No dance experience necessary. Bring a friend!

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    Girls On The Run - 5K Run/Walk

  • DATE:Saturday, June 10th
  • REGISTRATION: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
  • EVENT BEGINS:9:45 am
  • RACE BEGINS:10:00 amCOST:$5 Registration Fee (GOTR participants and Coaches - FREE
  • LOCATION: Hemlock Park Bandshell (located behind Big Rapids Middle School)
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