Ephrata Rec Center

Class Schedules



Fitness Classes

BodyPump - the original LES MILLS barbell class, will sculpt, tone, and strengthen your entire body using THE REP EFFECT a breakthrough in resistance training focusing on low weight and high repetition. The cutting-edge BODYPUMP choreography, and chart-topping music is refreshed every 3 months, so with your choice of weight and highly trained instructors you can get the group effect and the results you have been looking for.


Cardio/Tone – A creative blend of cardio and strength training for a total body workout.


LesMills CXWORX - dynamic training based on scientific research that hones in on your abs, glutes, back & obliques. The ultimate way to get a tight & toned core leaving you looking good & feeling strong.


LESMILLS BODYCOMBAT - A high intensity mixed martial arts inspired cardio class. You will strike, punch, kick , and kata your way to looking ripped and maximize your calorie burn during and after your workout


Pilates – Pilates is the ultimate workout for long lean muscles, strong abs and a reshaped body. With proper form and breathing techniques, Pilates will train the body and mind together helping muscles perform more effectively and efficiently.


Step – an intensive hour long class of aerobic exercise using the step bench. Class includes a warm-up, a fat burn-ing aerobic segment, cool-down and abdominal exercises.


Tighten n Tone – body sculpting classics like lunges, squats and push-ups are combined with the latest in core conditioning for a great total body workout using weights, dyna-bands, tubes and fit balls.


XTrain - Low impact, high energy! 30 or 45 minute cardio-based workout that will dirve your heartrate without pounding your joints. Suitable for all fitness levels and ages. Workout smarter. Get fitter quicker.


Zumba - Exotic and energizing, Zumba is an exercise class like no other, inspired by hot Latin music and dance movements. Zumba combines fast and slow rhythms that sculpt the body, achieving a unique blended bal-ance of cardio and muscle toning benefits. Zumba is easily mastered by participants of all fitness levels.


Gentle Yoga - Learn the fundamental concepts of both hath and restorative yoga at a slower pace, while practicing breathing techniques and safe alignment. Suitable for all ages, needs and levels.


Hatha Yoga - is a journey into self-awareness using basic Yoga postures to stretch and strenghen as well as relax and reduce the effects of stress on the body. The gentle, easy to follow exercise incorporates breathing and relaxation techniques designed to increase flexibility and improve balance. This class is appropriate for those new to Yoga.



Group Cycling Classes

Group Cycling - will take you on a journey towards a great cardio workout. Whether it's setting your pace to the beat of the music, climbing mountains, chasing the pack or rolling over hills, this ride will be a super calorie burner! The class will begin with a 5 minute warm-up, roll into a 30 minute ride choosing your own intensity by using the resistance knob and ending with 10 minutes of cool-down and stretch.


Cycle/Sculpt - incorporates strength training with your ride. Work through intervals that include cycling, tubes, hand weights and glide discs for a total body workout.


Yoga Ride - is a blend of 30 calorie burning minutes on the bike and 30 flexibility increasing, stress reducing minutes off the bike. A perfect cross training class and great addition to our GC line-up!


Power Hour - is an intense 1 hour heart pumping, calorie burning ride. Climb, sprint and sweat to great music with our specially trained instructors!



Aquatic Classes

Deep Water - will increase cardiovascular fitness and muscle tone with no impact on your joints. Aqua jogging belts keep you suspended in deep water while exercising and having FUN!

Aqua Fitness - jump into this cool and refreshing water class!! AF is low impact, providing less stress on joints while increasing strength, flexibility and muscle tone. A great all-around workout and you won't even get your hair wet!

Aqua Tone - emphasizes toning and strengthening the body. AT exercises will isolate and target muscle groups for a more strength oriented workout!

Aqua Boot Camp – a different workout, BOOT CAMP STYLE, is workout + water = a total body tune up. Class includes strength training & speed work for increased endurance in a fun interactive environment. Come prepared to challenge yourself, with rig-orous cardio intervals & resistant training in this non-weight bearing, high intensity workout!



SilverSneaker Classes


Classic - Have fun & move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement & activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, & a Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

Yoga - will move your whole body through a complete series of seated & standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance & range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises & final relaxation will promote stress reduction & mental clarity.


SilverSplash - offers lots of fun shallow water moves to improve agility, flexibility & cardiovascular endurance. No swimming ability is required & a special Silver Sneakers kickboard is used to develop strength, balance & coordination.


Circuit - Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for standing support, stretching, and re-laxation exercises.



Personal Training @ The Ephrata Rec!

Get that PERSONAL touch you’ve been looking for…train with one of the Recs certified trainers…

Youth Speed Training - This 5-week program will emphasize on improving athletics' running speed. A Certified Personal Trainer will focus on leg strength and power with appropriate technique training to best utilize your strength and power development. Variety of drills and exercises designed for sport specific speed will be incorporated, in addition to pre/post nutritional information, stretching and active recovery. Looking to improve your speed for your upcoming sports season?.... then you must join this program! Ages 11 – 16 Tues., 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Apr. 25 - May 23 Class Price: $39 Member Price: $30 Platinum Price: $22


Early Morning Boot Camp (Functional Training) - Join Certified Personal Trainer Bernadette Sheaffer for a fast and furious 45 mins. of body weight exercises with intervals and strength training. EMBC will keep you moving and burning fat from beginning to end. Get in, Get done, Start the day! (4 week sessions- 3 days a week– 12 classes) Jan. 30 - Feb. 24 or Feb 27 - Mar. 24. Free week W/O Mar. 27-31 5:30 a.m. - 6:15 a.m.Class Price $82 Member Price $68 Platinum Price $54 FREE WEEK: W/O 6/27 Call 738-1167 x 109 to register


Feb. 20 - Mar. 27 Mon. 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m Class Price $60 Member Price $45 Platinum: $30


Couch to 5k - Join the C25K with Group Fitness Instructor and seasoned runner Janelle Stauffer and have fun with a group of people –all with the same goal! This 9-week program starts with a combination of walking and jogging, decreasing the time spent walking and increasing the time spent jogging throughout the program. Also includes nutrition information and tips to help participants achieve optimal results. April 4th - May 30 Tues. 5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Class Price $60 Member Price $45 Platinum: $30 Bonus: ***Free Entry in the Rec’s “5k Rec Race Series” on Sunday, June 4 at 5 p.m.


Youth Couch to 5k - Does your child want to learn the basics of running and completing a 5k? Join our staff as they teach the fundamentals of running in a fun atmosphere. Training will include running games and incentives to help prepare them for their first 5k! Ages 7 - 12 "9 week Session" Apr. 2 - May 28 Sun. 3:30 p.m.. - 4:30 p.m Class Price $65 Member Price $45 Platinum: $25 Bonus: ***Free Entry in the Rec's "5k Rec Race Series" on Sunday, June 4 at 5 p.m.



Rec Center Hours:
Mon - Fri........ *5:00am - 9:00pm
*Business Office and Pool open at 6:00am
Saturday ........... 8:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday ............. 10:00am - 6:00pm

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