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City Of Big Rapids

ADULT ACTIVITIES


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Women's Volleyball

  • COST: $300 per team
  • DATE:Sundays - September 17th - December 17th - Scrimmage: September 10th
  • TIME:1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • LOCATION:Big Rapids Middle School
  • Click Here for the rules

    Click Here for the schedule.

    Games are played on Sundays starting at 1:00pm and ending as late as 9:00pm. 10-week season. Ages 18 and older.

    Pickleball

  • COST: FREE
  • TIMES:Tuesdays: 9:00-11:00 am and Thursdays: 5:00-7:00 pm
  • DATES:September 5th - September 28th
  • LOCATION:Hemlock Park
  • WINTER DATES:October 2nd - December 20th(No pickelball November 23rd)
  • WINTER TIMES: Mondays and Wednesdays - 5:00-7:00pm
  • WINTER LOCATION: Ferris State Racquet Center
  • No need to have a paddle, all new players are welcome! Donation of $1, when you can, will go towards tape for courts.


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    Delay The Disease - Fitness for Parkinson's

  • COST: $2 per participant.
  • LOCATION: Style Station (1619 Catherine Street)
  • DATES: September 7 - December 21 (No class November 23)
  • TIME: Thursdays - 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
  • INSTRUCTOR: DeMar Hatchew, Continuing Education in Parkinson's Disease Training Methods
  • A fitness class designed to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease. No matter what stage of the disease you are battling—it’s never too late to start exercising! The class will incorporate a variety of chair exercises, stretching, balance work, strength training, and vocal and facial exercises. Caregivers are welcome to join participants.


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    Tai Chi

  • COST: $2 per participant
  • LOCATION:When weather permits (60 degrees or above) class will meet at Hemlock Park, otherwise class will be held at the Old Jail
  • WHEN: September 6 - December 20
  • TIME: Mondays and Wednesdays - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • INSTRUCTOR: Mary Loesch
    Certified International Instructor
  • An ancient form of exercise originally developed in China as a martial art. This exercise has benefits to allow participants to improve muscle tone, flexibility, balance and coordination. Newcomers are always welcome!!


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    Water Aerobics Classes

    Monday, Wednesday, Friday | 8:30 am - 9:30 am

  • COST: $4 per class or $40 for a punch card (12 classes)
  • DATES:September 18 - December 15 (No class November 24)
  • LOCATION: FSU Recreation Center Pool
  • INSTRUCTORS:Sherry Williams

    Low impact exercise offered for all adults. Beginning in the shallow area and progressing to the deep water to allow for a full body workout.


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    Line Dance Classes

  • COST: $2 per participant
  • DATES: September 5 - December 21
  • INSTRUCTOR: Diane Jones
  • Come join choreographed line dancing while increasing your heart rate for a great cardio workout! You can select the class that best fits your needs.

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    Morning Line Dance

  • LOCATION: Artworks Dance Studio
  • WHEN: Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • TIME: 9:00 am - 10:00 am (beginner)
  • TIME:10:00 am - 11:00 am (intermediate)
  • Learn coordinated steps to a variety of music. A social and aerobic activity. Bring a friend!


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    Chair Line Dance

  • LOCATION: The Brook Retirement Community
  • WHEN: Wednesdays
  • TIME: 9:00-10:00 am
  • Easy movements coordinated with music to help range of motion as well as keeping active. Community is welcome.


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    Senior Fit Time

  • COST: $2 per participant
  • LOCATION: Style Station, 1619 Catherine Street, Big Rapids
  • WHEN: Tuesday: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm and Thursday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • DATES:September 5 - December 21 (no class November 23)
  • INSTRUCTORDeMar Hatchew, Certified in Senior Fitness

  • A senior fitness class geared to get those in need of a low impact routine emphasizing cardio, balance and muscle stretching. The class will get you feeling energized and active! Bring a mat, water bottle and personal weights.

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    Outdoor Nation 2017 Campus Challenge

  • COST:FREE
  • DATE:Registration Begins - September 1st - Challenge - September 18th - October 15th
  • Ferris State University is participating in the Outdoor Nation 2017 Campus Challenge. Anyone 18+ years old in the Ferris community can log outdoor activities in support of Ferris on the Outdoor Nation App and post pictures on social media using #OUTDOORNATION, #FerrisGetOutside & #MecostaCountyTrails. Eligible activities take place in the outdoors or engage with the outdoors—not coincidentally outside.


    For more information visit http://oncampuschallenge.org or contact Jayna Wekenman at jaynawekenman@ferris.edu - or 231-591-5308.

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    ZUMBA GOLD

  • DATE:Thursdays - September 7 - October 24 (No class October 19 or November 23)
  • COST: $2 per participant
  • LOCATION:Big Rapids Middle School Cafeteria
  • INSTRUCTOR:Janitza Sawyer
  • Zumba Gold is perfect for active older adults, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle, who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.

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