Welcome to our NEW AQUATIC EXERCISE PROGRAM!

NLAC introduces NEW aquatic exercise programs this fall!  Experienced instructors now offer several types of classes so you can find the one that fits your needs.

CLASSES BEGIN MONDAY NOVEMBER 21st

TRY FOR FREE! OPEN HOUSE NOVEMBER 21 – 30

Closed Thursday November 24 for Thanksgiving

Membership required starting Thursday December 1st

CLASS SCHEDULE

CLASS MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
Rise & Shine 7:30am – 8:30am 7:30am – 8:30am
Step It Up 8:30am – 9:30am 8:30am – 9:30am
Classic Rock/Low Impact 9:30am – 10:30am
Healthy Joints 10:30am – 11:30am
Healthy Back 8:00am – 9:00am
Strengthen & Stretch 9:00am – 10:00am
Walk & Talk 8:30am – 9:30am

Rise and Shine

7:30am – 8:30am

Mondays & Wednesdays

Instructor: Liz Louie Click here for instructor bio

Series of guided rotations and movements emphasizing posture, balance, breathing and proper technique. Learn to embrace the ability of water to aid in safe and enjoyable exercise and its benefits to self growth.  Limited use of equipment (noodles). Use body to increase resistance.

Quiet instrumental music.

Step It Up

8:30am – 9:30pm

Mondays & Wednesdays

Instructor: Liz Louie Click here for instructor bio

Builds on the basics from Rise & Shine. Increased intensity and speed of movement.

Additional equipment (noodles, weights, balls.) Continues to emphasize self growth in a safe and supportive way.

Classic Rock / Low Impact

9:30am – 10:30am

Fridays

Instructor: Claire Farnum Click here for instructor bio

A fun, low-impact water aerobics class choreographed to music.  Exercises are designed to improve cardio endurance, core and muscle strength, balance, flexibility and range-of-motion.  

Level: Low/med.

Healthy Joints

10:30am – 11:30am

Fridays

Instructor: Claire Farnum Click here for instructor bio

This warm-water class aims to help decrease arthritis pain and increase range-of-motion, muscle strength and endurance. Includes water walking and deep water exercises using floatation belts.

Healthy Back

8:00am – 9:00am

Thursdays

Instructor: Pam Herckner Click here for instructor bio

A deep water workout using floatation belts for a healthy back.

Strengthen & Stretch

9:00am – 10:00am

Thursdays

Instructor: Pam Herckner Click here for instructor bio

Let’s care for your back. Lots of strengthening and stretching.

Walk & Talk

8:30am – 9:30am

Tuesdays

No Instructor

Bring your friends and enjoy an hour in our heated shallow water pool!  This class is designed for a light-intensity workout with walking (and talking) through the water. Types of walking in the water can include walking forward, backwards, or side-to-side. Benefits to walking in the water will help to improve core strength, balance, coordination, and flexibility! There will be no instructor for this class.

Instructor Bios

Claire Farnum, BA, BSN, MS

Claire is a counselor and health care professional who is passionate about water exercise. She has experienced the power of exercise in rehabilitation. She enjoys leading classes with older athletes and exercise enthusiasts, some of whom have been through PT or live with health conditions.  She is certified as an Aquatic Exercise Professional with AEA and an Aquatic Exercise Program Leader with the Arthritis Foundation.

Pam Herckner 

Pam brings 25 years experience as a water exercise instructor. She has also led exercise programs in a rehabilitation setting. She is certified as an Aquatic Exercise Professional through AEA and as an Aquatic Exercise Program Leader through the Arthritis Foundation.

Elizabeth (Liz) Louie, CTRS

B.S. Recreation & Parks Management, West Virginia University.  36+ year career as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist primarily in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation settings.  Trained in American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, Adapted Aquatics and Lifeguarding.  Arthritis Foundation Water/Land exercise and self advocacy programs.  YMCA swim instructor for developmental lessons and special populations.