Fitness Classes

To register online, click here. Or you may register at the front desk of the Community Center or by calling 740-592-3325. 

Drop-ins are available: $10 per class

If you are interested in teaching a fitness class, please contact Erin Helms for more information at or call 740-592-3325.


This class will introduce beginners to the basics of Shotokan karate and deepen the practice of                 intermediate and advanced students. Emphasizes building focus, strength, and self-defense skills.

Dates: January 10—March 16 

Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30pm-7:30pm

Ages: 16+

Fee: Members—$60; Non-member—$75

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This class is perfect for blasting calories with short bursts of cardio followed by strength moves using body weight exercises mixed with targeted weight training. A great class for people of all fitness levels and abilities. Every week, we change it up to keep you and your muscles pushing through boundaries and reaching new heights. We promise there’s something for everyone in every class!

Dates: January 11 to March 17 

Times: Wednesdays & Fridays 6:30am to 7:30am

Ages: 16+

Fee: Member-$70, Nonmember-$85, Drop-in Class-$10

Hatha Yoga

This class seeks to balance the practioner’s mind and body through deepening body awareness in yoga 

poses. Ideal for people with previous experience in basic poses. 

Dates: January 11—March 15

Times: Wednesdays 8:30am-10:00am

Ages: 16+

Fee: Member-$65; Non-member-$80; Drop-in Class-$10

Yoga 50+

For mid-life and older beginners, this class offers an ideal low impact, invigorating way to keep the body supple, and the mind relaxed and focused.

Dates: January 13 to March 17

Times: Fridays 10:15am-11:15am

Ages: 50+

Fee: Member-$50, Nonmember-$65; Drop-in Class-$10

Slow Flow Yoga with Holly

Explore the details of breath and alignment as you hold poses in this slower paced flow class. Be ready for a variety of stretching, strengthening and restorative poses 

Dates: January 9 to March 13

Times: Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm

Ages: 16+

Fee: Member-$50, Nonmember-$65; Drop-in Class-$10


Zumba is a fitness program that involves cardio and Latin-inspired dance. This dance class features high and low intensity intervals that help improve cardiovascular fitness while also enhancing balance, coordination, agility, and to some degree, strength through the application of beginner accessible choreography. Zumba targets lots of different muscle groups at once for total body toning. Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced.

Dates: January 14 to March 18

Times: Saturdays 11:00am—12:00pm

Ages: 16+

Fee: Member-$50, Nonmember-$65, Drop-in Class-$10

Strong Nation

Strong Nation is a full body workout that incorporates muscle condition cardio, HIIT, plyometric training and martial arts elements. Every lunch, every squat, every push-up, every move is perfectly synced to music making the workout more efficient.

Free trial class will be held January 13th 5:30-6:30pm

Dates: January 20—March 24

Times: Fridays 5:30-6:30pm                

Ages: 16+                            

Fee: Member-$50, Nonmember-$65, Drop-in Class-$10    

Tai Chi

This course will teach you the traditional 108 movements Yang Style as taught Yang Ching Fu. This meditative exercise promotes relaxation, leg strength, and balance.

Dates: January 14 to March 18

Times: Saturdays 9:00a-10:30a

Ages: 16+

Fee: Member-$40, Nonmember-$55, Drop-in Class-$10

SilverSneakers BOOM Move

A higher intensity dance workout class that improves cardio endurance and burns calories. MOVE is all about breaking a sweat and having fun. The class focuses on cardio endurance by starting with simple dance moves then building into more complex sequences, bringing you a great cardio workout. 

There is no cost for this class but participants must register and sign in with a valid SilverSneakers membership at the front desk to attend class. 

Dates: January 13 to March 17 

Times: Fridays 9:15a-10:00a

Requirements: SilverSneakers membership*

Registration begins Monday, November 28th

*SilverSneakers participants are eligible for a free membership at the Athens Community Center. For assistance checking eligibility or to register your membership, please stop by the front desk.