Aquatics Fitness Classes
The following classes are included with membership. Classes are open to the public, however a drop-in fee is required for all guests of the NECC. Refer to the Pool Schedule for current class times/days.
Utilize the shallow and deep ends of the pool to improve core strength and flexibility, focusing on abdominal and back muscles.
Deep Water Workout
A low-impact workout held in neck-deep water, typically in the deep end of the pool with a flotation device (some classes utilize the shallow end for stretching). NECC provides noodles, hand buoys, and optional free weights.
Joints in Motion
This class is informed by the Arthritis Foundation curriculum, and focuses on range of motion rather than aerobics. This class is great for those challenged by Arthritis, Parkinson’s, Lupus, and stroke recovery, among others.
Improve your fitness level by lap swimming. It works all of the muscle groups and provides a great cardiovascular workout. NECC Equipment includes: kick boards, pull buoys, fins, and hand paddles. The pool is 20 yards long, 3 lanes wide. Sharing a lane is not uncommon, so please follow the lap swimming etiquette posted in the pool area.
This class is similar to the Water Workout class, but performed at a lower intensity. This class emphasizes maintaining and improving range of motion, and also incorporates elements from the Joints In Motion class. NECC provides noodles, hand buoys, and optional free weights.
An aerobics class in the shallow water designed to get heart rates up, and improve flexibility & core strength while having fun. Participants utilize buoys, free weights, noodles, and sometimes kick boards and iron weights (all provided by NECC). Various levels offered at different times of the day.