Aging Well: Walking for fitness, fun and challenge
June 14, 2010
■ Walk for Fitness
Focuses on improving participants’ aerobic condition and overall strength and tension relief. This ongoing class is from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays and meets at the Steamboat Springs Community Center for walks on the Yampa River Core Trail. Arthritis Foundation Exercise follows at 10:30 a.m. at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Walking leader is Gena Fischer.
There is no charge for the class but donations are appreciated. Join any time; registration is not necessary. Call 970-871-7676.
■ Walk for Fun
For walkers interested in pacing their walks from slow to fast or joining a guided walk on the Core Trail. Participants will learn how to monitor their exercise intensity. Bring a water bottle and friend.
This ongoing class is from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and meets at Bud Werner Memorial Library’s parking lot entrance.
Walking leader is Carol Baily. There is no charge for the class but donations are appreciated. Join any time; registration is not necessary. Call 970-871-7676.
■ Pole Walking
This class is for experienced walkers looking for a challenge. Routes include hills and uneven surfaces. Participants bring their own walking poles, or they can purchase them through leader Marti Irish.
The class is from 7:45 to 9 a.m. Mondays, starting today and ending July 5. The class meets at Howelsen Hill stables. The cost is $25. To register, call 970-871-7676 (registration may be done after the first class today).
■ Craig walking group
Colorado Northwestern Community College offers an ongoing walking class for older adults, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in Craig.
The class meets on the north side of the Craig Cemetery and is free to participants 62 and older.
Call leader Tammy Workman at 970-824-6932.