Fitness

Lafayette Recreation offers a wide selection of fitness class options to suit every need. Classes are offered at the Bob Burger Recreation Center and at the Senior Center. 

Fitness classes tailored to Active Older Adults include SilverSneakers® Stability, Classic and Yoga. Other classes suggested for Active Older Adults include Water Fitness, Water Yoga, LaBlast Splash, Alignment Yoga and Thursday Trackers. 

View the complete schedule of classes.

SilverSneakers® Classes

SilverSneakers® Stability

If you want to improve your balance and strength, this class is for you! Movements taught in class focus on improving strength and power in the ankle, knee, and hip joints while improving reaction time. This class is suitable for nearly every fitness level. 

This class is held in the Lafayette Senior Center, 103 S. Iowa Avenue, Lafayette, on:

  • Tuesdays, 10-11am

SilverSneakers®  Classic

Have fun moving to music performing exercises focused on strengthening muscles and increasing range of movement for daily life activities. Participants can use handheld weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball for additional resistance. Often a chair is used for seated exercises and standing support. Exercises can be modified to accommodate fitness levels.  

Classes are held in the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center gym on: 

  • Mondays, 12:15-1:15pm
  • Thursdays, 9:30-10:30am

SilverSneakers® Yoga

Move your entire body through a series of seated and standing yoga poses with a chair offered for support. This class, suitable for beginners to advanced yogis, will help increase flexibility, balance, and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and relaxation without strain on your joints will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

Classes are held in the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center gym on: 

  • Thursdays, 11am-noon

Thursday Trackers

Do you like to get outside and walk? Join us at the trails listed below for a wonderful time enjoying nature. Dress appropriately for the weather, comfortable shoes, water, and smiles! Registration deadline: One week prior to walk date.

Fee: R $4
Time: 9-10am

 Register online or email olderadults@lafayetteco.org with questions or to sign up.

Locations and dates:

  • East Simpson Coffee Shop, February 17
  • Coal Creek Trail, March 17
  • Carolyn Holmberg Trail, April 21

Seated Stretch

Experience yoga-based postures and stretches from the comfort of a chair, so you don't need to worry about getting up and down from the floor. Engage in mindful and meditative flexibility exercises to help your recovery, mobility, posture, and energy!
Location: Lafayette Senior Center

Day: Thursdays
Time: 
10-10:45am