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Public Health and Wellness Offers Several Free and Fun Fitness Classes

Friday January 6, 2012

Start the New Year right – become more active!

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness has teamed up with Metro Parks and the YMCA to offer many exercise classes at various locations throughout the community. All classes are free and no prior registration is required. Simply come and have fun!

Low Impact Aerobics

Low-impact aerobic exercise consists of rhythmic movements with at least one foot on the ground involving large muscle groups accompanied by music. They are ideal for people who want to begin an activity regimen.

Hotel Louisville Tuesdays and Thursdays

120 W. Broadway 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

(Class is currently running and runs through all of 2012)


Pump group exercise is a total body workout that includes cardio, strengthening, toning and weights. It’s a great class for beginning, intermediate and advanced fitness levels.

Chestnut Street YMCA Mondays

930 W. Chestnut St. Noon – 1 p.m.

(Class is currently running and runs through all of 2012)


Zumba combines Latin and international music with dance to make exercise fun. Classes use music based on salsa, merengue, cumbia, reggaeton, samba and other international styles.

Chestnut Street YMCA Fridays

930 W. Chestnut St. Noon – 1 p.m.

(Class is currently running and runs through all of 2012)

Sun Valley Community Center Thursdays

6505 Bethany Ln. 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

(Class runs Jan 9-Feb. 25)


Yoga is a traditional physical and mental discipline that originated in India. It involves many poses that strengthen and stretch the muscles.

Shelby Park Community Center Mondays

600 E. Oak St. 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

(Class runs Jan 9-Feb. 25)

Cardio Remix

Cardio remix is a great workout exercising to the latest music!

(Classes run Jan 9-Feb. 25)

Newburg Community Center Tuesdays and Thursdays

4810 Exeter Ave. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

California Community Center Saturdays

1600 W. St. Catherine St. 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Parkhill Community Center Saturdays

1703 S. 13th St. Noon – 1 p.m.

Cross Training

This class uses two to three different types of aerobic exercises during the same session.

(Classes run Jan 9-Feb. 25)

Baxter Community Center Tuesdays and Thursdays

1125 Cedar Ct . 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Cyril Allgeier Community Center Tuesdays

4101 Cadillac Court 11 a.m. – Noon (for seniors)

Douglas Community Center Wednesdays

2305 Douglas Blvd. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

South Louisville Community Center Wednesdays

2911 Taylor Blvd. 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Southwick Community Center Mondays

3621 Southern Ave. 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

For more information, phone 574 – 6663.