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Aging Well, a program of the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, offers a variety of fitness and wellness programs in Routt and Moffat counties. For a full list of programs and locations, visit http://www.nwcovna.org and click on “Services”, “Wellness and Aging Services” or call 970-871-7676.

■ Arthritis Foundation aquatics class

This class offers gentle, warm water exercise aimed at relieving pain and stiffness while improving strength, flexibility and balance.

Classes are from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Craig. There is a $6 drop-in fee per class. Discounts are available with advance payment. No registration is necessary.

Aging Well aquatics classes are tentatively planned to restart in Steamboat in the fall. Call 970-871-7676 for more information.

■ Walking with poles

This advanced class is for seasoned walkers and hikers interested in the added benefits and challenge of using poles. Classes typically are for one hour during one morning a week. A new, four-week class tentatively is scheduled to begin in September in Steamboat. Call 970-871-7676 if you are interested or would like more information.

■ Walk with ease

This evidence-based walking program is designed to help participants establish and maintain a physically active lifestyle. Participants learn proper warm up and cool down stretches and how to track their heart rates and fitness goals. This ongoing class meets from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at various locations in Craig. Call Tammy Workman at 970-620-1252 for more information.