Sports, Fitness and Health

201 Adult Learn to Swim   Instructor Patsy Gesford

Patsy Gesford will offer a basic swimming and safety class. The focus is on breath control, floating, kicking, and swimming on front and back with arm strokes.

The class will also offer safety skills, water entries and water fitness.  Please indicate on the registration form if you are a non-swimmer or a beginner.  The class limit is 10 students.

Four Saturdays, March 16, 23, 30 and April 6 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Location: Elk Lake School Pool, 2380 Elk Lake Road, Springville

Fee: $40.00


202  Yoga with Acupressure     Instructor Jean Smales Rim

Classes will begin with acupressure to prepare the muscles and joints for greater range of motion by using soft rollers and balls. A Vinyasa Flow will follow to challenge strength and flexibility, and the cool down will consist of more acupressure to help prevent post-exercise stiffness. Beginner Yoga experience is recommended at a minimum. The acupressure is designed to hydrate and lubricate the facia (connective tissues) to make the tissues more supportive and supple for smoother movement. The class limit is 8 students.

Four Tuesdays, March 19 and 26, April 2 and 9  12:00 noon to 1:15 pm

Location: Wellness Center,   200 Lake Ave. Montrose

Fee: $20.00


203  Zumba with Cass,    Instructor Cassandra Blass

Embark on a joyous fitness journey with my Zumba class! With 14 years of experience and a contagious bubbly spirit, every session is an uplifting celebration of movement.

Zumba isn’t just a workout; it’s a fun and energetic experience tailored to your fitness level. This is a cardio dance class for anyone, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned enthusiast. Modifications are available for everyone, ensuring an inclusive and smile-inducing time.

Feel the excitement as you burn 300 to 900 kcal in an hour, all while dancing to Latin-based rhythms.  If you’re ready for a burst of positivity, sign up for a class and let the good vibes flow!

Six Mondays, April 8, 15, 22, 29  May 6,13 at 6:30 pm

Location: Lathrop St. Elementary School, Lathrop St. Montrose

Fee: $30.00

204 Take a Break Tuesdays – An Introduction to Mindfulness    Instructor Leslie Charles

Have you ever wondered about the benefits of mindfulness? Would you like to learn ways to be more present in your daily life, reduce stress, or improve your overall well-being? During this 6-week course we will explore various mindfulness meditation practices, mindful yoga and movement, the body’s stress response, and how mindfulness practices can help calm our body and mind. Participants will engage in discussions about the practices, be provided recordings for use at home between classes, and enjoy the benefits of a more mindful life!

Six Tuesdays, April 2. 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7     6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Location: First Presbyterian Church, Church St.,  Montrose

Fee: $30.00


205 Balance, Stretch and Strength Training    Instructor Natalie Roffey

Both sessions concentrate on exercises to improve fitness levels

Session # 1 : Early Morning Stretch and Balance       Stretching limbers joints and offers a greater range of motion for the body.  Balance is essential to maintain safety from falls as we age.   A mat or large towel is needed for floor work  9:00am  to 9:30am 

Session #2 Strength Training  . Strength  training adds muscle to that of natural loss as we age, along with stretches to relax muscles from training.  A mat and hand weights are needed for session 2.  Several Pairs of variable weights are helpful to challenge muscle growth.

Mondays and Wednesdays, April 8,10,15, 17, 22, 24,29, May 1  Session #1 9:00  am to 9:30 am . Session #2 9:45 am to 10:15 am

Location: VFW Route 706, Montrose

Fee: $20.00 for session #1      $20.00 for session #2 . Please indicate if you are registering for session #1, session #2  or both  sessions on the registration form.


206 Zumba Gold   Instructor Joyce Jennings licensed Zumba and Zumba Gold Instructor.

Come join this fun class and shake it at your own pace! This class is open to both men and women. Bring water, wear comfortable clothing and footwear with not a lot of tread. Feel free to sit out a song or make up your own moves! Moves can be modified if you have bad knees, ankles or back. Dancing makes the time fly. Keep moving and smile!
Classes begin May 8, 2024 (Wednesday) ending June 12, 2024

Five Wednesdays , One Monday , May 15, 20, 22, 29, and June 5 and 12 starting at 10:00 am

Location:  VFW Route 706 Montrose

Fee:  $30.00


207 Beginning /  Brush-Up Bridge   Instructor Lucinda Vermette

This course will follow the Audrey Grant method. The books will be available for $11.00  each.   Generally, the first 40-45 minutes will be instruction, 20 minutes for questions, and the remaining time (about an hour) for guided play. Two additional sessions will be free for any student completing sessions 1-4.

Four Thursdays, March 21, 28,  April 4 and 11. From  3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location: Home of the instructor, Montrose.  Directions will be sent to registrants.

Fee: $20.00    Material Fee: $11.00 for the Audrey Grant book.  The material fee will be paid to the instructor at the first class. Couples registering can share the Audrey Grant book.


208  Learn to Play Mahjong    Instructors Lynn Rosler and Kris Kantz

We will be introducing Mahjong to beginners. We will be learning and understanding some of the history of Mahjong, the pieces used, the hands and strategies.

Four Mondays, June 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Location: First Presbyterian Church, Church St. Montrose

Fee: $20.00