Wellness Programs

50 Plus Anniversary LogoYour wellness matters!  Staying active and focusing on your health is important to maintaining energy, focus, and independence.  We encourage you to take the first step by trying one of any of our classes for free.  Whether you are looking to improve balance and flexibility, mindfulness, or overall strength we have a class for you!  

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Workout facilities with strength and cardiovascular equipment can be found at the Mill Creek Activity Center and the Roeland Park Community Center. These facilities are proud SilverSneakers and Renew Active™ member partners. Learn more about these programs or check your eligibility by clicking the location name above. 

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Exercise: Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program (AFEP) 

Trained AFEP instructors cover a variety of range-of-motion and endurance-building activities, relaxation techniques, and health education topics. All of the exercises can be modified to meet participant needs.  Choose from in person or virtual classes.  

Virtual courses are currently held at no charge and offered via Zoom, an online video conferencing platform. Advanced registration is required. Programs are subject to meeting minimum registrations. Information on how to access the program will be sent no later than 9:00 am the day of the program to those who register/RSVP. Please register/RSVP for all programs at least 24 hours in advance.

1 - 45 min. workout - $3 pay at the door

Merriam Community Center                M,W          10 am

Spring Hill Community Center            T,Th             1 pm    

New Century Fieldhouse                     W,F      10:15 am

Matt Ross Community Center              Wed           1 pm

Matt Ross Community Center              Fri        10:45 am

1 – 45 min. workout - $3 online pay option during class

8899   Virtual AFEP                Wed         11 am

                        

Exercise:  Classical Stretch 

Classical Stretch, or Essentrics, is a dynamic, full-body workout that simultaneously combines stretching and strengthening, while engaging all 650 muscles. Perfect for all ages. This class will be held outside, weather permitting. Class will be held inside the Clubhouse in Rosewood A. Participants need to bring a yoga mat, large towel, and water. 

5 - 50 min. sessions - $40 / $44 nonresidents

14570             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                 9/13     Mon        5 pm


Exercise: Drum

Drum to the beat in this fun class designed to get your heart pumping and energy flowing.  Stand or sit while drumming along with the instructor to the rhythm of the music on a yoga ball. 

5 - 50 min. sessions - $40 / $44 nonresidents

14576             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                   9/17     Fri            9am


Exercise:  Virtual Strength and Stretching

A stretching and strengthening class designed to increase strength and range of motion helping with activities of daily living. This class will take place on Zoom every Thursday. If you are unable to attend class at the scheduled time, you can request a link to watch the recorded class within seven days.

6 - 50 min. sessions - $48 / $53 nonresidents

14574             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                   9/30     Thu  11:30 am                 

5 - 50 min. sessions - $40 / $44 nonresidents

14575             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                   11/18    Thu  11:30 am


Exercise:  Walking & Talking

Talk while you walk, walk while you talk! Meet new people, catch up with others, and feel great being active all at the same time! Walk any time between 8 and 10 am at Okun and 9 am and noon at New Century Fieldhouse. Closed 9/7, 11/11, 11/25, 11/26, & 11/24.

Ongoing - FREE                                  

 New Century Fieldhouse                    M-F       10 am - 1 pm

 Okun Fieldhouse                                M-F      8 am – 10   am


Tai Chi: Tai Chi 

Tai Chi offers a slow and gentle exercise with benefits in endurance, flexibility, and muscle strengthening. All experience levels welcome in this course.

4 - 50 min. sessions - $36 / $40 nonresidents

14531             Roeland Park Community Center                   9/9       Thu         5 pm

14532             Roeland Park Community Center                   10/7     Thu         5 pm

14533             Roeland Park Community Center                   12/2     Thu         5 pm

14534             Roeland Park Community Center                   9/8       Wed      10 am

14535             Roeland Park Community Center                   10/6     Wed      10 am

14536             Roeland Park Community Center                   11/3     Wed      10 am

14537             Roeland Park Community Center                   12/1     Wed      10 am

 

Tai Chi:  Tai Chi for Arthritis

Tai Chi for Arthritis differs from a non arthritis specific Tai Chi class in that the movements stay closer to the mid line of the body to help with balance.  Similarly it offers the same slow and graceful exercise that has been proven to improve balance, reduce stress and offer arthritis pain relief.  All experience levels welcome in this course.  Classes are on-going, start at anytime.  No class, Monday, 9/6.

1 - 45 min. workout - $3 pay at the door

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse (Advanced)           Mon 1 pm (starting 9/13)

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse (Intermediate)       Mon 2 pm

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse (Beginning)           Mon 3 pm


 Yoga:  Chair Yoga 

Take yoga off the mat and onto the chair, incorporating breathing with movement while retaining all the benefits of yoga easily from a chair.  Experience standing balance poses using the chair for support as needed. 

6 - 50 min. sessions - $48 / $53 nonresidents

14568             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  09/28   Tue  10:30 am

5 - 50 min. sessions - $40 / $44 nonresidents

14569             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  11/9     Tue  10:30 am


Yoga:  Chair Yoga - Virtual

Take yoga off the mat and onto the chair, incorporating breathing with movement while retaining all the benefits of yoga. Use the chair for support if needed during standing poses. If you are unable to attend class at the scheduled time, you can request a link to watch the recorded class within seven days.

6 - 50 min. sessions - $36 / $40 nonresidents

14592                Virtual Program       9/28      Tue   9:30am                      

5 - 50 min. sessions - $30 / $33 nonresidents

14600             Virtual Program           11/9 Tue  9:30 am

 

Yoga: Hatha (Gentle) Yoga Punch Card (Ages 18 & Older)

Strengthen your body, calm your mind and improve your flexibility and balance. All fitness levels can benefit from this class. Participants are encouraged to bring yoga mats.   New participants are welcome to try one class for free, please call (913) 826-3160 for more information, details and class start time. Five and ten punch cards expire three months after date of sale; 20 punch cards expire four months after date of sale. Purchase punch card HERE   Version OptionsWellness Programs Version OptionsWellness Programs    

5 Punch Card - $45/ $50 nonresidents (valid for 3 months)

10 Punch Card - $90/ $99 nonresidents (valid for 3 months)

20 Punch Card - $180/ $198 nonresidents (valid for 4 months)

Roeland Park Community Center   M,Th      4 pm


Yoga: Restorative Yoga
 
Slow, still style of yoga that involves long, passive holds in a series of 4-6 restful poses. Yogis are often supported by props to enhance or deepen their experience and achieve a state of total relaxation and release.

1 -  50 min. session - $10 / $11 nonresidents

14577             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  9/16     Thu         6 pm

14581             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  10/21   Thu         6 pm

14582             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  11/18   Thu        6 pm  

14583             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  12/16   Thu        6 pm

                                                                               

Zumba: Zumba Gold

Perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. This class introduces easy-to-follow choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Beginners welcome. 

5 - 50 min. sessions - $39 / $43 nonresidents

10245              Roeland Park Community Center                  7/31      Sat            10 am

10242              Roeland Park Community Center                  7/28      Wed       6:30 pm

14538              Roeland Park Community Center                    9/15      Wed       6:30 pm

14539              Roeland Park Community Center                    10/20    Wed       6:30 pm

14540              Roeland Park Community Center                    12/1      Wed       6:30 pm

14541              Roeland Park Community Center                    9/25       Sat          10 am

14542              Roeland Park Community Center                    11/6       Sat          10 am

Want to exercise from the comfort of your living room? Click HERE to view our available Virtual Programs!

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