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Lakes Area Recreation
720 Fillmore Street
Suite B020
Alexandria MN 56308

Lakes Area Gymnastics
1910 Aga Drive
Alexandria MN 56308
320-219-9724

SilverSneakers® Fitness Classes
Lakes Area Recreation is proud to participate in the ​SilverSneakers® Fitness Program. ​SilverSneakers® is the nation's leading fitness program designed exclusively to help older adults of all ages and abilities take greater control of their health through physical activity and offering social events. 

This award winning program is available at no additional cost to eligible members of Medica, Humana, and Blue Cross Blue Shield qualifying health plans.  

The benefits include:
​-customized SilverSneakers® classes designed to help improve strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance. 
-a specially trained instructor for each class
-health education seminars and other events that promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle
-access to our cardio and weight rooms, open gym, open swim, and lap swim
SilverSneakers® Schedule

9:30- 10:15 am
Monday- SilverSneakers® Classic
Tuesday- SilverSneakers® Circut
Wednesday- SilverSneakers® Classic
Thursday- SilverSneakers® Circut
Friday- SilverSneakers® Classic

No Classes on Fridays (June-August)


10:30- 11:15 am
Monday- SilverSneakers® Cardio
Tuesday- SilverSneakers® Yoga
Wednesday- SilverSneakers® Cardio
Thursday- SilverSneakers® Yoga



No classes: April 14, May 29, July 4, August 1, September 4, November 23 & 24, December 22, 25 and 29, 2017 and January 1, 2018
SilverSneakers®  Classic
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support. This class can be adapted by the student depending on their fitness level and abilities. It is suitable for beginning to intermediate skill levels.
SilverSneakers®  Circut
The SilverSneakers Circuit workout offers standing, low-impact choreography alternated with standing upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball. A chair is available for support. This class is suitable for nearly every fitness level and can be adapted depending on the skill of individual participants.
SilverSneakers®  Cardio
Try a safe and heart-healthy aerobics class to energize your active lifestyle using low-impact movements that focus specifically on building upper-body and core strength plus cardio endurance. This is a higher intensity class than Classic and Circuit.
SilverSneakers®  Yoga
Get ready to move through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered so you can perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. This class is suitable for nearly every fitness levels.
Classes Offered at 
Lakes Area Recreation: 
Insurance and Class Cost

Insurance:
Many health plans offer the SilverSneaker Program. Top see if your plan covers the program- stop into the LAR office with your insurance information. 

Punch Pass and Drop In Fee:
If your insurance does not cover the SilverSneakers Program, LAR offers Punch Pass or Drop-In options. 

Silver Sneakers Punch Pass:
10 Punches for $30
(Can be used in any combination of the four SilverSneakers classes LAR offers)

Drop In fee: 
$4 Per Class

Senior Nutrition:
"Meeting Your Nutritional 
Needs As You Age"

 This is a class that meets in sessions, and features an informal (lecture) segment and also an open discussion "Q&A" portion. Participants will discuss new nutrition each week- feel free to bring topics you would like to discuss or information you would like to share! This class meets in sessions, typically 6-8 weeks at time, two times a year. 

Stop into the LAR office for more information when the next class will be offered!

Cost: 
FREE for SilverSneakers or Silver & Fit members
OR $4/class OR pay by session