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Hours & Directions

Recreation Center

225 SE Avery St, Newport, OR 97365

Monday - Friday 5am - 9pm
Saturday 7am - 8pm
Sunday 11am - 6pm

Child Center Hours

School's Out Monday - Friday
3.30pm - 5.30pm
Friday Night Date Night 5.30pm - 8.30pm
Non-School Days 7.45am - 5.30pm
Summer Activity Club 7.45am - 5.30pm

Rec.Center Closures

We will be resurfacing our main gym and dance room floors in April. The Rec. Center will be closed for several days due to fumes.
APRIL 23: Rec Center is closed – contractor is wet sanding
APRIL 24: Rec Center is closed – contractor is applying oil based finish
APRIL 25-26: Rec Center is closed – airing out the facility
APRIL 27-MAY 1: Rec Center is open – the main gym and dance room are closed; all other areas will be open
MAY 2: Rec Center is open – the main gym and dance room is reopened, but no heavy equipment can be used on those surfaces
MAY 24: Main gym & dance room will be back to full use May 28th, Memorial Day


Fitness Classes

Brenda Luntzel

Equipment Training and Exercise Program Design

Free with annual pass or $10 drop-in fee

If you want to schedule any training on fitness equipment or need assistance with your current or new exercise program design, then contact Brenda Luntzel. Brenda is our new Fitness Specialist at the Recreation and Aquatic Center. Brenda’s hours vary, please call 541-574-5863 to contact her.
Brenda is certified both as a Personal Trainer and Medical Exercise Specialist from American Council
on Exercise (ACE). She has 35 years of experience in fitness management, wellness and fitness programming, and teaching land and water group exercise that includes both the YMCA of the Inland Northwest and Rockwood Retirement Community in Spokane, Washington.
The last 16 years she has focused on creating exercise programs for older adults to include core strength, posturing, and balance as they relate to functional fitness. She has experience working with any age group. Look for new and innovative classes and activities throughout the Spring Session.


Aqua Interval Class

Free with Annual Pass
1:30-2:30pm/Tuesday & Thursday
$6/class or $50/10 classes
Instructor: Brenda Luntzel, Lead Fitness Instructor
Interval training using the current channel, deep water exercises, step training, balance and body conditioning. A wonderful warm water workout for any age or ability.


Cardio & Core Class

Free with Annual Pass
Mondays & Wednesdays, 8:30-9:30am
(no classes April 23, 25, 30)
$6 drop-in fee or $50/10 classes
Instructor: Brenda Luntzel
Includes an active warm-up, moderate intensity aerobic patterns, and body conditioning using a variety of exercise toys. Both standing and floor work to have funwhile you work hard!


Functional Fitness

Free with Annual Pass
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:15-12:45pm
(no classes April 24, 26 and May 1)
$4 drop-in fee or $25.00/10 classes
Instructor: Brenda Luntzel
A quick workout that focuses on posture and core strength, and stretching. If appropriate, you could come dressed in your work clothes but you do need good supportive training shoes.


MACC Class

Moderate Aerobic Conditioning Class

Free with Annual Pass
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:15–11:15 a.m.
(No class April 24, 26, & May 1)
10 classes/$50 or $6.50 drop-in fee - First class is free
Instructor: Jacquelyn Oakes
This high energy, low-impact workout class offers great intensity to condition all the muscle groups. Come enjoy a fun workout with us. Drop-ins welcome!


Newport Walking Club

The Newport Walking Club is a community club, started to encourage people in our community to get out and walk and is sponsored by the Newport Parks and Recreation Department. The club has a great website that allows members to schedule walks and invite others. http://www.meetup.com/Newport-Walking-Club/


Olympic-Style Tae Kwon Do

Mondays & Fridays 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
(No classes April 23, 25, & May 28)
Wednesdays 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Richard Fowler
Learn traditional and Olympic styles with USTU, WRF certified instructors. Increase confidence, physical fitness, flexibility, strength, and self discipline while becoming part of this exciting sport. Try the first two classes for free and see if you like it.


Personal Fitness 101 For Aging Well

Free with Annual Pass
Monday, April 9 and May 7, 3:00pm and Wednesday, April 18 and May 16, 11:00am
1-hour, $10 drop-in fee – no pre-registration needed
It is recommended that anyone using the fitness center attend the Personal Fitness 101. Knowledge empowers and inspires change. It is always good to review information even if you have been exercising a long time!
• Understanding the FIIT principle for a balanced workout design
• Review of the ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine) recommended exercise guidelines for adults.
• Knowledge of basic muscle groups and types of strength training for a balanced fitness regime that will meet your goals.
• Discussion on health risk factors and lifestyle choices for successful healthy living.


Step Interval Class

Free with Annual Pass
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:00-7:50am
(no classes April 24, 26 and May 1)
$6 drop-in fee or $50/10 classes
Instructor: Brenda Luntzel
An interval class combining floor & step movement intervals along with muscle conditioning intervals using mats and standing exercises. Good stretching at the end!


Stretch & Flex

Stretch & Flex

Free with Annual Pass
Mondays/Wednesday/Friday 9:15–9:45 am
(No Class April 23, 25, & May 28)
10 classes/$25.00 or $4.00 drop-in
Instructor: Heidi Rivers
Feeling stiff in your joints or less flexible in your range of motion? Give seated Stretch & Flex a try. This class is geared toward seniors but is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Try it as a warm up or cool down to complement your exercise routine. This class is so much FUN!


Zumba With Amy

Zumba Fitness With Amy Bee

Wednesdays 5:45 – 6:45 p.m.
(No class April 23, 25, 30, & May 28)
Punch cards: 10 classes/$50.00, 25 classes/$100.00 or
$6.00 drop-in
Annual Pass holders – drop-in price is $4.00 First class is free! Instructor: Amy Bendel Zumba with Amy Bee is exercise in disguise! Amy’s fun and vibrant dance moves bring the sweat while her rockin’ music keeps the party pumping. This class is self paced and appropriate for any fitness level. Please note: you must be 18 years old or 16+ with parental approval to attend.