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Aging Well: Instructors cite soothing, challenging benefits of water exercise

Aquatic classes

■ Craig

Arthritis Foundation Aquatics involves gentle warm water exercise aimed at relieving pain and stiffness while improving participants’ strength, flexibility and balance.

Ongoing classes are from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Wednesdays at the American Legion. There is a $3 pool fee per class. No registration is necessary. For more information, call 970-871-7676.

■ Steamboat

Gentle Aquatic Exercise incorporates exercise from the Arthritis Foundation Aquatics program plus additional challenge. Classes typically are held at the Old Town Hot Springs fall through spring. The winter class is full, but a spring class is tentatively scheduled for March. Fees apply, but you do not have to be a member of Old Town Hot Springs to take the class. For more information or to add your name to a wait list for spring, call 970-871-7676.