Fitness Classes

Adult Fitness

Self Defense

This program introduces the participant to the fighting art of the Philippines, also known as the Filipino Defensive System. You will learn basic strikes, blocks, and disarms using a single/double stick and also while unarmed. 

  • Tuesday
  • 6:30 - 8PM
  • Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center
  • Drop in $15, Month $45 

Tai Chi for Seniors

Balance, tranquility, strength.  Tai Chi is often referred to as meditation in movement.  Yang style is a slow movement form designed to improve balance and overall fitness.

  • Tuesday
  • 12:30-1:30PM
  • Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center
  • Free, must be registered in the Adult Program. Call 910 938-5318 to register

Essential Workout

Low impact, upbeat and fun total body workout.  Focus is on core strength and balance, as well as upper and lower body strength.

  • Monday, Wednesday, & Friday at 7:30AM
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • This class uses the Fitness Punch Card

Line Dancing/910 SoulSteppaz

Line Dancing is a form of exercise, you will meet others who love to dance and listen to good music while working up a sweat. 

  • When: Every other Saturday beginning June 3, 2023
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Where: Jack Amyette Recreation Center, 1825 South Drive
  • Cost: $10/per class

Small Group Fitness

These classes will resume at a future date.

Reach your fitness goals, improve your health and get into the best shape of your life with our personal trainer.   Be a part of a small team, all working to accomplish the same goal.  Program includes assessments and body composition tracking, a clean eating program and at home workout guidelines.

  • Sessions are held: Mon/Wed at 10:30AM, Mon/Wed at 4PM, and Tue/Fri at 5:30PM
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Each session is 8 weeks, cost per session $150
  • Next session begins soon, so register today! 

Bootcamp with Brian

Jump start your summer by getting stronger and more fit with Bootcamp with Brian! This class will challenge you to push yourself, you'll leave each session feeling stronger and more accomplished than when you arrived! We will focus on traditional strength exercises using body weight and equipment, teaching proper form is our trainers number one goal so when you complete this 6 week program you will feel more confident in your ability to put together a workout.

  • Dates:  June 14, 2023 to July 19, 2023
  • Days: Wednesday
  • Where: Jack Amyette Recreation Center, 1825 South Drive
  • Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
  • Cost: $25 for 6 week session 


Gentle Yoga

Gentle yoga is designed for adults of all ages and fitness levels, from beginner to intermediate levels.  Kirapula yoga is an interplay of body, mind, and energy.  A typical class will consist of teaching breathing techniques, proper postures, and finish with a deep relaxation period.  There are no fitness levels required for the class, the only needed is yourself and a yoga mat.  

  • Monday and Thursday at 9:15AM
  • Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center, 100 Recreation Lane
  • Drop in Fee $12,  Once a week-$40 month or Twice a week-$80 month

Beginner Yoga

This beginner yoga class can be used as a tool to promote a healthy lifestyle and is a foundational course that is appropriate for those who have practiced yoga or who have no knowledge of yoga.  All are welcome.

  • Tuesday at 10 AM and Wednesday at 5:30PM
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center, 100 Recreation Lane
  • Drop in Fee $8 or punch pass with 4 classes to use $24