Group Exercise

Group Exercise Classes

Classes are not held on holidays when the G.T. Bray Recreation Center is Closed.

  • Reservations are suggested as class sizes are limited.
  • Call (941) 742-5923 to secure a spot up to 2 days in advance. 
To reserve a spot online, please use the link below. If you are an existing member you will need your username and password to access your account. If you do not know your username and password, please call (941)742-5923 and we can provide you with that information. Not a member? Follow the steps to create an account and then register for the class you would like to attend.

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View Group EXERCISE Class Calendar

Cardio Flex Class

The G.T. Bray Recreation Center offers many group exercise classes each week, with something for every interest and fitness level.  Whether you are a beginner or a fitness enthusiast, you are sure to find a class that suits your needs.  Classes are included with a recreation membership, if space allows non-members can drop into a class for $5.00/class.

Download Fall 2021 Group Exercise Schedule

Group Exercise Class Time & Description

Aqua Combo (Tue/Thu 5:30-6:15 pm, Sat 12:00-12:45p): A low impact but high intensity water aerobics class where no swimming skills are needed. Improve flexibility, range of motion, strength, muscle tone and endurance while using the resistance of the water to cushion the feet, knees and back. Exercises are performed to lively, motivating music and are effective and easy to follow

Balance & Mobility (Wed 1:00-1:45 am): 
If mobility is your goal then this class is for you! Engage in a variety of unique, functional exercises to improve body awareness, vision, coordination and balance.

Bang™(Mon 9:00-9:45 am, Tue 6:30-7:15 pm & Sat 10:00-10:45 am): 
Is a group exercise class with HIIT training and some serious attitude.  BANG is a unique fusion of boxing, cardio, HIIT, hip-hop, world dance and body weight training, w/optional weighted gloves.

Ballroom Dance (Wed 3:30-4:15 pm): Whether you're a novice or seasoned dancer, this class is for you. Come to learn new moves, or as a refresher for all dance styles.

Beginner Line Dance (Mon 1:00-1:45 pm): Take it slow. Spend more time with each dance to ensure the steps are clear to everyone.

Boot Camp (Mon, Wed & Fri 5:45-6:30 am,  Mon/Wed/Thurs 5:30-6:15 pm & Sat 10:00-10:45 am): Increase your strength and cardiovascular endurance while pushing through body weight, plyometric, cardio, and strength exercises. 

Cardio Flex (Tue & Thurs 9:00-9:45 am): 
This low impact cardio class will get your blood flowing. Upbeat aerobics followed by total body strength training.

Cardio Kick (Mon 4:30-5:15 pm & Thurs 9:00-9:45 am): Enjoy a choreographed kick boxing class to increase your heart rate and learn some new moves! Spend some time working your core at the end.

Chair-obics (Thurs 10:00-10:45 am): This is a seated class emphasizing basic arm, hand, leg and foot movements to increase an individual’s heart rate.  This format will also improve aerobic ability, coordination, strength, balance, posture, flexibility, and muscle tone.

Chair Yoga (Tue 11:00-11:45 am): If you do now want to get on the floor this is a great class to stretch, meditate and learn therapeutic moves, all seated in a chair.

Circuit Training (Tue & Thur 6:30-7:15 am): If you do now want to get on the floor this is a great class to stretch, meditate and learn therapeutic moves, all seated in a chair.

Core & More (Thurs 10:00-10:45 am):  Strengthen and condition your core muscles...and more! This class will work your core, which includes the abdominal and low back muscles. Additional exercises incorporate upper and lower body as a way to strengthen your core, giving you a full body workout! 

Cycle (Wed 5:30-6:15 pm):
Nothing beats an indoor cycle class! This is a low impact; high intensity cardiovascular workout designed to torch calories and increase leg strength and endurance.  

Cycle Plus (Sat 8:00-8:45 am): 35 minutes of indoor cycling followed by 10 minutes of a core-engaging workout.  Get ready to do a music-enhanced mix of training on the bike plus floor exercises, including Yoga and Pilates poses, that involve all major muscle groups to build strength, while improving balance and flexibility.

Dance Fit (Tues 10:00- 10:45am & Wed 11:00-11:45 am): Get your heart pumping in this dynamic, energy-filled dance fitness class. Set to wide variety of music, old and new, this fun-filled sweat session is appropriate for all fitness levels.

Floating Yoga (Fri 9:00-9:45 am, Sat 10:15-11:00 am): Enjoy  a mind, body and spirit connection through a series of yoga poses  while floating on an aqua board.  You will take your balance to a new level with this class. Must be able to swim.

Freedom Barre  (Wed & Fri 10:00-10:45 am): Fun, funky, strength, flexibility and balance workout.  Graceful but intense Freedom Barre combines great music and ballet aesthetic to give you a fully toned and balanced body.

High Beginner Line Dance (2:00-2:45 pm): Even though these are still beginner dances, there are more steps that might be just a little more challenging.

Tabata (Tue 5:30-6:15 pm): Heard of high intensity interval training? The tabata protocol is 20 seconds of all-out activity followed by 10 seconds of rest. Get stronger, leaner and faster in a short time.

INTRO to BogaFit (Sat 9:00-9:45 am): Spend time getting comfortable on the BogaFit board with free play followed by a low intensity workout. 

Latin Dance (Wed 2:30-3:15 pm): An intro to Latin dance. Learn Salsa, Bachata, Samba and Merengue. A perfect way to get your body moving and have some fun!

Pilates (Tue & Thurs 8:00-8:45 am,): Strengthen and lengthen the essential muscles of your core and more with focused exercises and restorative stretches.

PiYo Ball  (Thurs 6:30-7:15 pm,): Combines muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of Yoga.  Utilize the ball for additional range of motion and strengthening.

Power Yoga (Wed 6:30-7:15 pm): a more challenging, flowing sequence of poses that wakes up your body, can increase your heart rate and get deep into your stretches.

Pure Strength (Mon, Wed & Fri 9:00-9:45 am): Weights, Resistance Bands and Body Weight. Weight training only in this high sets and reps class. Outdoors.

Racket Fit (Fri 11:00-11:45 am): Use a variety of resistance bands, medicine balls and weights to improve mobility, strength and power within your Racket sport.

Relaxation/Wake-up Yoga (Wed/Fri 8:00-8:45 am, Wed  5:30-6:15 pm, Thu 6:30-7:15 pm, Sat 9:00-9:45 am): A time-out class to stretch, relax, and connect with your breath. A great class for everyone from kids to seniors, athletes to office workers, and those with sciatic troubles to tight hamstrings. Use of chairs for assistance is optional.

Robinson Run (Sat 8:00-9:00 am):
Run, walk or stroll at your own pace on our 1.6 or 3.2 mile trails. A group led warmup followed by a cool down stretch upon completion. Sign in is required upon arrival at the NEST.

Rollassage (Sat 11:00-11:45 am): 
Is a foam rolling workout that uses massage tools to increase flexibility, minimize muscle pain, and improve performance.

Strengthen & Lengthen (Tue/Thu 8:00-8:45 am & Wed 9:00-9:45 am): Come learn new moves in this 45-minute workout of total body strengthening and stretching exercises.

Tai Chi (Mon & Thurs 8:00-8:45 am): Tai Chi is a gentle healing art. It is an excellent way to open up the joints and stretch the tendons, which allows for greater mobility, and greatly replenishes energy. Open to all, it is a safe and effective exercise.

Total Body (Thu 11:00-11:45 am):  A strength training class designed to help improve muscle strength and endurance. Squats, Lunges and mat work performed.

Vinyasa Yoga (Mon 10:00-10:45 am & Mon 5:30-6:15 pm):  A journey into the connection between mind, body, and spirit.  Learn a greater understanding of flexibility, breath, and movement through a flowing sequence of yoga poses, with options.

Vin/Yin (Tue 6:30-7:15 pm & Wed 5:30-6:15 pm,): A yoga class with a blend of flowing through sequences and extended holds in certain poses for maximal balance of tissue length and flexibility.

Yoga for strength (Mon 6:30-7:15 pm):  a more challenging, flowing sequence of poses that wakes up your body, can increase your heart rate and get deep into your stretches.

Zumba (Mon 6:30-7:15pm, Thu 5:30-6:15pm & Fri 9:00-9:45 am): This Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, dance fitness party exhilarates the senses and works all major muscle groups.

Group Exercise Calendar

View the calendar below for the schedule of group exercise classes, including Tai Chi, water aerobics, zumba, boot camp, TRX, cardio classes, cycle classes, dance classes, yoga classes and more.

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