Water Fitness Classes
Classes are designed for both men and women. You do not need to know how to swim to take the class. Our instructors are trained and certified through the Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA) the leader in Aquatic Fitness. Classes are great for weight management, improving flexibility, muscle toning and strengthening.
To attend classes, simply purchase a coupon book or pay a drop-in fee. Classes are ongoing and there is no expiration date on the coupons. The first class is free so that you can decide what class is best for you. The minimum age for the class is 12 years or older. Children, ages 12-15 years old must be accompanied by an adult in the water (18 or older) and they are able to follow instructions without disruption. Water fitness classes are normally held at the Rakow Center Indoor Pool (665 Barrington Ave., Carpentersville, IL) but notices will be posted if class location changes.
For more information please refer to your seasonal program brochure. If you did not receive one in the mail please stop by the Rakow Center at 665 Barrington Ave. in Carpentersville or Randall Oaks Recreation Center at 500 N. Randall Rd. in West Dundee to pick up a brochure or download it by clicking the brochure image located in the left column of this page.
This class is for core strengthening, balance, and cardio conditioning. This is the class between Beginner Flexibility & Toning and Water Cardio & Toning.
Tuesday/Thursday: 10:00-11:00 am
Ai Chi, a simple style of water exercise, is designed to strengthen, support and balance the body, while promoting relaxation and establishing a body mind connection. Ai Chi is effortless and is appropriate for all levels of fitness. Children as young as 12 years are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult.
Sunday: 9:45-10:45 am
Wednesday: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Beginner Flexibility & Toning
This class is great for post-surgery rehabilitation, orthopedic/neurological conditions, i.e.; Scoliosis, Fibromyolgia, Arthritis, and TIA. Basic movements will be taught.
Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 10:00-11:00 am
Water Cardio & Toning
This low impact class focuses on cardiovascular conditioning and includes toning and stretching.
Monday-Friday: 9:00-10:00 am
Saturday: 7:30-8:30 am
Water Interval Training
This class goes through a series of high & low intensity segments. Muscle toning and stretching are also included.
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday: 7:00-8:00 pm
Water Fitness Coupon Fees
14 visits: $56 Resident; $70 Nonresident
28 visits: $92 Resident; $123 Nonresident
42 visits: $122 Resident; $150 Nonresident
Drop-in Fee: $5.25