Fitness Classes • Adult

The Community Recreation Department offers a variety of fitness classes for adults.

Important information about our fitness classes:

  • If you chose to not register, drop-in fee is $4 for 60 min classes ($3 seniors) and $3 for 30/45min classes ($2 seniors)
  • No children are allowed in the gym while fitness classes are being conducted.
  • If school is canceled, fitness classes are canceled. Call 920-208-5805 or check out our Facebook page.

Summer registration is open now!

School Locations:

Cooper Elementary2014 Cooper Ave
ELC/Early Learning Center1227 Wilson Ave
Immanuel Lutheran1626 Illinois Ave
James Madison Elementary2302 David Ave
PRRC/Pigeon River Rec Center3508 N 21st St
Sheridan Elementary1412 Maryland Ave
Urban Middle1226 North Ave
Wilson Elementary1625 Wilson Ave

Click here to view the weekly fitness class schedule

Class descriptions 2024

Instructor: Lynn G

The goal of this fun aerobics class is to improve flexibility, muscular strength, balance, agility as well as cardio-vascular fitness. The first 1⁄2 hour of this class will focus on 20 seconds of walking followed by 40 seconds of an easy to follow movement such as kicks, side steps, triceps kickbacks, knee lifts. The last 15 minutes will focus on building balance, core strength and stretching.

*Not currently offered*

Instructor: Lynn G

Both aerobic conditioning and strength are important for optimal physical fitness and health. Aerobic exercise makes your heart and lungs work harder than they do during regular daily activities which result in your heart, lungs, and blood vessels functioning more efficiently. Strength training keeps bones strong and increase muscle strength and endurance. 

*Not currently offered*

Instructor: Rotation

Easy cardio dance movements to energize your day.

Friday 
8:30 - 9:30am at PRRC 

(3508 N 21st St)

June 21 - August 9
Register here (Code 1803)

$20 Resident ($30 Non-Resident)
$17 Senior (60+)

Instructor: Lynne D.

Pump it up with Body Recharge! We will increase your cardiovascular endurance along with strength and flexibility. Get fit and have some fun!

Tue/Thu

9:45 - 10:30am at PRRC 

(3508 N 21st St)

June 18 - August 8
Register here (Code 1793)


$35 Resident ($52.50 Non-Resident)
$29.75 Senior (60+)

Instructor: Lynne D

Easy cardio dance movements to energize you followed by a combination of weights and exercises to strengthen and tone your body.


Mon/Wed

8:30 - 9:30am at PRRC 

(3508 N 21st St)

June 17 - August 7
Register here (Code 1806)

                                                                       
  
Tue/Thu 
8:30 - 9:30am at PRRC

(3508 N 21st St)

June 18 - August 8
Register here (Code 1807)


$40 Resident ($60 Non-Resident)
$34 Senior (60+)

Instructor: Sandy K

If you like to have a good time while improving your fitness level, this is the class for you. Combine fun and energetic, choreographed dance with muscle sculpting, using Pilates, weights, and exercise bands to give you a total body workout. Finish with relaxing and calming stretches. 

*Not currently offered*

Instructor: Lynn G

In a Fitcord resistance training class, it’s not just about lifting weights; it’s about lifting spirits, lifting moods and occasionally accidently lifting your neighbors water bottle when you mistake it for your own mid-squat. But hey, who needs hydration when you are fueled by laughter. Welcome to your Fitcord strength training class where we will stretch, sweat, and strive towards our healthiest selves.

Sunday
9:00-10:00am at PRRC

(3508 N 21st St)

June 23 - August 11
Register here (Code 1804)


$20 Resident ($30 Non-Resident)
$17 Senior (60+)

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Tue/Thur
12:30-1:30pm at PRRC

(3508 N 21st St)

June 18 - August 8
Register here (Code 1808)



$40 Resident ($60 Non-Resident)
$34 Senior (60+)

Instructor: Sandy
Combine Pilates and Yoga with traditional exercises to get a well rounded program of 20 minutes of aerobic, toning/stretching exercises, and stretching and relaxation. 

Monday
8:30 - 9:30am at Immanuel Lutheran
(1626 Illinois Ave)

June 17 - August 5

Register here (Code 1797)


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Thursday
4:30 - 5:30pm at PRRC
(3508 N 21st St)

June 20 - August 8 
Register here (Code 1798)

$20 Resident ($30 Non-Resident)
$17 Senior (60+)

Instructor: Monica G

A gentle yoga class focusing on posture, balance, core strengthening and full range of motion. Yoga increases flexibility and awareness of body and breath. Beginners welcome. 

*Not currently offered*

Instructor: Rotation

Its early for a Saturday morning and we know it - so complex choreography is out and a real workout is in! 
This class won't go "back to basics" but it won't put your brain in a "freeze fram" either! 

*Not currently offered*

Instructor: Terrie M

This aerobic workout is designed to teach you fun and energizing steps to get your heart pumping and body moving to a variety of music for all ages.

Tue/Thu
4:30 - 5:15pm at Cooper Elementary 

(2014 Cooper Ave)

June 18 - August 8
Register here (Code 1794)

$35 Resident ($52.50 Non-Resident)
$29.75 Senior (60+) 

Instructor: Rotation (Julie/Terrie)

For those of you who cannot get enough during the week or would just like that extra boost to help you step through your weekend. Come join us for a 45min Step Workout and take that one more step to a healthier you.

Fridays
7:30-8:15am at PRRC

(3508 N 21st St)

June 21 - August 9
Register here (Code 1954)

$17.50 Resident ($26 Non-Resident)
$14.90 Senior (60+)

Instructor: Gina R

Pound is a full body workout that combines low impact cardio, conditioning, and strength training with Yoga and Pilates inspired movements. While the moves are modifiable, the workout will challenge your fitness level. Pound will provide a fun and fast paced environment, allowing participants to get energized, let loose, tone up, and rock out.

Wednesday
5:30-6:15pm at Cooper Elementary
(2014 Cooper Ave)

June 19 - August 7
Register here (Code 1955)

$17.50 Resident ($26 Non-Resident)
$14.90 Senior (60+)

Instructor: Rotation

Want your workout and weekend - we got you covered! 

*Not currently offered*

Instructor: Amy S

Practice yoga breathing techniques, gentle stretching and basic poses to calm the mind, strengthen the body and refresh the spirit. Beginners welcome. 

*Not currently offered*

Instructor: Amy S

Yoga for seniors or anyone that could benefit from chair yoga. Gentle yoga poses and breathing techniques are practiced to feel calm, comfortable and refreshed. Beginners welcome.


Mon/Wed
2:15-3:15pm at PRRC

(3508 N 21st St)

June 17 - August 7

Register here (Code 1805)

$40 Resident ($60 Non-Resident)
$34 Senior (60+) 

Instructor: Terrie M.

Strength Tone Aerobic Repeat - This workout is designed to provide anyone a full body workout from head to toe using a variety of fitness styles and equipment with energizing music to keep the class for all ages and levels.

Mon/Wed 
4:30-5:15pm at Cooper Elementary 

(2014 Cooper Ave)

June 17 - August 7
4:30 - 5:15pm
Register here (Code 1792)


$35 Resident ($52.50 Non-Resident)
$29.75 Senior (60+) 

Instructor: Julie

Get a total body workout with this combination of cardio workout featuring a great mix of athletic and rhythmic step patterns along with a variety of exercises.

Mon/Wed
5:30 - 6:30pm at PRRC

(3508 N 21st St)

June 17 - August 7

Register here (Code 1809)

$40 Resident ($60 Non-Resident)
$34 Senior (60+)

Instructor: Julie

This class is a full body workout with choreographed routines to energetic music on the step and toning with weights. 
Steppin' Up is for participants that have taken step before and know many of the moves. 

*Not currently offered*

Yoga at the Beach
Instructor: Monica

Start off your summer morning with peaceful yoga at the beach. Bring yoga mat or beach towel. Rain location is Longfellow Elementary School gym.

Tuesday
8:30-9:30am at King Park beach
(1615 S 7th St)
June 18 - August 6

Register here (Code 1801)

Thursday
8:30-9:30am at King Park beach
(1615 S 7th St)
June 20 - August 8

Register here (Code 1802)


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Yoga at City Green
Instructor: Amy

Class consists of yoga poses and stretching in the summer air! Bring your own mat.

Tuesday
5:30-6:30pm at City Green
(710 New York Ave)

June 18 - August 6
Register here (Code 1799)

Wednesday
5:30-6:30pm at City Green
(710 New York Ave)

June 19 - August 7

Register here (Code 1800)

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Yoga at Vollrath Bowl
Instructor: Amy

Come join us and enjoy some afternoon yoga at Vollrath Bowl

Mondays
4:00-5:00pm at Vollrath Bowl
(100 Park Ave)

June 17 - August 5
Register here (Code 1796)


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$20 Resident ($30 Non-Resident)
$17 Senior (60+)

Meet Our Instructors


Carrie (400 × 400 px)

While being active has always been a focus, it was difficult to find that one program that would always bring me back. POUND does just that and more!! My adventures with POUND began 8 years ago when a friend asked me to join her in “trying out” this new fitness regime. Little did I know, that 4 years later, I would be certified to share this awesome program, and lead a fitness class. Seeing how this program has transformed not only the physical aspect, but also the mental aspect of myself and so many others, is what drives me to continue helping people find that “one” program and enhance their personal journey. The past years have been nothing shy of amazing.

Carrie teaches Pound.

Julie

I have been a fitness instructor for the rec department for 25+ years. I started attending classes as a participant and eventually trained to be an instructor. I have lived in Sheboygan all my life, other than attending college. I enjoy spending time with my family, taking walks, and just being active. My class has a core group of participants that continue to support my class.

Julie teaches Steppin' Up.

Lynn

I lost 50 pounds after the birth of my third child. While it was challenging, I found help in the Sheboygan Recreation Department with a newly formed dance program that kept my motivation high to continue my fitness and weight-loss journey to health and happiness. As a fitness instructor, I know what it is like to struggle with being overweight and the difficulty of sticking to a new or existing workout program. Although I started as a participant, I eventually began leading fitness and dance classes.

Time, energy and resources prevented me from teaching for the Recreation Department for several years, but I continued my education about health and fitness. I enjoy helping others transform through fitness. Through the years I have worked with many Recreation Department participants who felt frustrated and overwhelmed. I love working with beginners and those who feel as though they failed in the past. I was once a beginner too! It’s heartwarming to see when a student “gets it,” transitions to a heavier weight, does an exercise they thought was beyond them or comments that they never felt better or stronger in their life. Fitness should be accessible and enjoyable while being tailored to each individual participant. We are all unique people. I want my workouts to ensure that regardless of your ability, each class could be used to support a healthy lifestyle from youth through our senior years. When I was 69, I was hit and thrown over the hood of a car driven by an inattentive driver. I received a broken collarbone and two leg fractures. I’m sure that all my years of exercise prevented me from being injured even worse. While lying in bed in pain and unable to get out without help, I vowed to recover and get even stronger. Pre-covid I was Nia certified (Neuro-muscular Integrative Action) as well as Zumba and Zumba Gold. Post-covid I’ve used my time to continue my education in the fitness field taking a certification in Basic Yoga and 2 certifications in Foam Rolling. Recently, I’ve focused on strength training: taking certifications in The Fundamentals of Strength Training, Strength Training Over 50, Sculpted and Strong, The Fundamentals of TRX Training, Fusion Fitness and Pilates Matwork. These make me a knowledgeable, experienced, and well-rounded instructor. My long-term goals are to continue to help students stay motivated, strong and healthy.

Lynn teaches Tighten & Tone, Aerobics & Strength Training.

Lynne
I graduated from UW-Oshkosh with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education (K-12). My major was Physical Education and I minored in Health Education. I taught PE for SASD for 4 years. Then I started my family and stayed home with my children and worked part time for the Sheboygan Recreation Department. Throughout numerous years I continued to certify myself through NETA in areas of yoga, step, nutrition, strength and core training, kickboxing, dancing etc. I’m also certified current in my CPR.

I am currently teaching swim lessons at James Madison Pool and teaching Cardio Dance & Sculpt every day at PRRC and Body Recharge. I love my job, keeping all my participants healthy and fit and living our “best life”. I’ve stayed active and busy playing tennis, vegetable gardening, flowers, walking, traveling, and staying involved with my 5 grandchildren's activities.

Lynne teaches Body Recharge, Cardio Dance & Sculpt and is part of our instructor rotation schedule.

Monica (5)

I have been practicing yoga for 20 years and instructing classes for more than 11. I have taught for several organizations including UWS and Bridgepoint Health.

Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice with many benefits. Besides the physical ones - flexibility, strengthening and balance - it helped me develop self-awareness, compassion, patience, and gratitude.

Because Yoga helps with healthy aging, I intend to always have Yoga in my life.

Monica teaches Gentle Yoga.

 Sandy 

I started out in the exercise field as an instructor for Elaine Powers Salon for Women back in 1976, while taking a 1-year hiatus from teaching school. I quickly became the assistant manager and was in charge of ongoing training of the employees.

Upon moving back to Sheboygan, I was asked to become a part-time instructor for the Sheboygan Recreation Department, and have been teaching a wide variety of classes for them since 1982. I am particularly proud of my Cardio Dance and Sculpt class (Dance Combo), which started in 1983 and is the longest running class in our program. I love combining my teaching and music skills with my love of exercise, and the enjoyment of meeting many new people through the years adds to this great experience.

I earned a BA in education for grades K-12 and a Masters in Church Music. Having specialized in music, algebra/math, U.S. history, and physical education, I retired from 45 years of teaching school (38 years of it full time) in August of 2020. Besides teaching exercise classes, I continue working as the organist and choir director for Bethlehem Lutheran Church, I give private piano lessons, music-direct for local theatre groups, and I am a Norwex consultant.

Me and my husband, Eric Johnson, are life members of the Sheboygan Theatre Company, and are very active in the lives of our daughter Tammy and grandsons Zachary and Joshua. Besides musical theatre, I also enjoy flower gardening, traveling, walking, reading, Sudoku, and spending time with friends. 

Sandy teaches Dance Combo and Fusion Fitness and is part of our instructor rotation schedule.