The Christiansburg Aquatic Center has a busy November on tap with a number of programs scheduled all month long.
Warm Water Move and Soothe (Mondays) will be taught on Mondays (Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23) from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. Registration fee is $28 for Christiansburg residents and $38 for non-residents. This warm water exercise program is designed for individuals with arthritic and mobility limitations. This class is for those whose goals include increasing strength, flexibility and range of motion in a relaxing and low-impact atmosphere. With a maximum enrollment of six persons for each session and a limit of only one session per person, the program will be taught by Julliann Kowalcik.
Rolling in the Deep will be taught on Tuesdays and Thursdays (Nov. 5 through Nov. 24) from 9:15 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. Registration fee is $30 for Christiansburg residents and $40 for non-residents. This is a deep-water class in the competition pool. Participants will need to bring their own aqua belts and resistance gloves, though gloves are not required. Those taking part can expect to perform aerobic exercises such as jogging and skiing to develop core strength.
Instructor Jilliann Kowalcik will teach the sessions in the competition pool with a maximum enrollment of 16.
Warm Water Move and Soothe (Tuesdays) will be taught by Julliann Kowalcik in the therapy pool from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 10, 17 and 24. Registration fee is $21 for residents and $31 for non-residents with a maximum enrollment of six.
The leisure pool will be the scene of Hydro Power Tuesdays from 5:45-6:30 p.m. on Nov. 10, 17 and 24. Taught by Jilliann Kowalcik with a maximum enrollment of 12, this aqua class combines cardiovascular training and muscle conditioning through methods of interval training, abdominal work and muscle enduring activities. These combinations provide a great workout with the use of equipment such as pool noodles and water weights.
Kowalcik will also teach Rise’n Shine Water Aerobics on Wednesday Nov. 4, and Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 7-7:45 a.m. in the leisure pool. The registration fee is $10 for residents and $20 for non-residents with a maximum enrollment of 12. This morning class is aimed at getting participants ready for the work day by starting their day energized.
Hydro Power Half Hour will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 4, and Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 11:45 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. Registration fee is $8 for residents, $15 for non-residents.
Jilliann Kowalcik will teach this lunchtime aqua class that combines cardiovascular training and muscle conditioning through methods of interval training, abdominal work and muscle enduring activities. Participants should expect to break a sweat in this low impact yet high-intensity workout. Maximum enrollment is 12.
Warm Water Move and Soothe (Thursdays) will be held on Thursdays, Nov. 5, 12 and 19, from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Registration fee is $21 for residents and $31 for non-residents.
Instructor Jilliann Kowalcik will lead participants through this warm water exercise program in the therapy pool. Maximum enrollment is six.
Hydro Power Thursdays will be held in the leisure pool with instruction from Jilliann Kowalcik on Nov. 5, 12 and 19 from 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Registration fee is $15 for residents and $25 for non-residents.
Instructor Thea Vincenti will teach aqua yoga on Friday, Nov. 6, 13 and 20, from 8-9 a.m. in the therapy pool. Registration fee is $21 for residents and $31 for non-residents. Beginners are welcome. Aqua Yoga utilizes the principles and movements of hatha yoga and adapts them to the water. The yoga poses practiced in this class will help participants develop strength and static balance and will increase their range of motion. Maximum enrollment is six.
Participants may register online on Oct. 19, beginning at 8 a.m. for town residents, and Oct 21, beginning at 8 a.m. for non-residents. If program maximums are met, wait lists will be available.
Masks are required while entering and exiting the building.