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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

New Year's Day - Tuesday, January 1st
Memorial Day - Monday, May 27th
Independence Day - Thursday, July 4th
Labor Day - Monday, September 2nd
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 28th
Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25th

Fitness Classes

Brenda Luntzel



10 class/$50 or $6 drop-in fee (The 10 class card can also apply to other fitness classes offered by the Recreation Center. Classes taught in Meeting Rm. 105
Brenda Luntzel, Fitness Specialist will be offering classes on the less familiar types of exercises such as stretching, balance and neuromotor exercises. These are just as important as aerobic and strength training but most people have little knowledge on what exercises work best and how to do them correctly.
Classes will be offered on two different days and times.
You can attend just one class to learn the information and then be done with it OR you can go to all of them and make it a fun exercise class.



Tuesdays: 10:30-11:30am, January 8th and 22nd
Thursdays: 2:30-3:30pm, January 10th and 24th

“Learn and do” class that focuses on different ways to stretch to improve flexibility and range of motion. Learn how to stretch the right way and what muscles need to be stretched the most. You will go through the stretches as an active class. Stretches will be done in a chair and on mats.



Tuesdays: 10:30-11:30am, February 5th and 19th
Thursdays: 2:30-3:30pm, February 7th and 21st

“Learn and do” class that will give you great exercises to improve static and dynamic balance and challenge the three different balance systems. These exercises will also strengthen muscles that stabilize your body.



Tuesdays: 10:30-11:30am, March 5th and 19th
Thursdays: 2:30-3:30pm, March 7th and 21st
“Learn and do” class that focuses on ways that can improve the functional and structural processes of the brain. This is neuroplasticity. This class will blend physical activity, mental challenges and verbal tasks. A new and fun way to improve physical and mental health.



Free with Annual Pass
Tue. & Thu. 12:00-1:00pm
(No classes 11/22, 12/25, 1/1)
10 classes/$50 or $6 drop-in fee
Instructor: Brenda Luntzel
Interval training using the current channel, deep water exercises, steps, balance and body conditioning. A wonderful warm water workout for any age or ability. Moderate intensity. Class in the Activity Pool. No swimming skills necessary



Free with Annual Pass
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8:00-9:00am
(No class 12/25)
10 classes/$50 or $6 drop-in fee
Instructor: Brenda Luntzel
Includes a warm-up, moderate intensity aerobic patterns, and body conditioning using a variety of exercise toys. Both standing and floor work to have fun while you work hard!


Free with Annual Pass
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:00-7:50am
(No classes 11/22, 12/25, 1/1)
10 classes/$50 or $6 drop-in fee
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!


Free with Annual Pass
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:15 – 9:45 am
(No class 12/25)
10 classes/$25.00 or $4.00 drop-in fee
Instructor: Brenda Luntzel
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!

MACC Class


Free with Annual Pass
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. (No classes
11/22, 12/25, 1/1)
10 classes/$50 or $6 drop-in fee - First class is free
Instructor: Jacquelyn Oakes
**Formerly MACC (Moderate Aerobic Conditioning Class) This high energy class offers low or high impact aerobics PLUS mat exercises that help tone and strengthen joints and muscles. Drop-ins welcome!



Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:15 pm
(No class Jan 1)
$10.00 Drop in OR 10 punch pass for $90.00
Instructor: Karen Kennedy
Please pre-register at the desk. Forms are kept confidential. Pre-yoga is a gentle, slow hatha yoga designed for all stiff bodies. Centered alignment stretches given for prevention and healing. Certified yoga teacher and therapist Karen Kennedy.



Mondays & Fridays 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Wednesdays 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Ben Tarr
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.



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/