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Lorain Paddle (fitness) Group

8/24/2022
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tags: CardioFamily FriendlySenior Friendly
Instructor: Kim Haney
Level: All Levels
Oasis Marina Port Lorain, 301 Lakeside Ave, Lorain
(440) 822-3160

This is a grassroots community group who gets together weekly for an hour to enjoy Lake Erie by kayak, stand up paddle board or canoe. We are not affiliated with anyone or any group. Due to unpredictability of Lake Erie, it is suggested to follow https://www.facebook.com/lorainpaddle for weather updates. We launch from the beach before you get to Lake Erie Steak and Seafood House. Some weeks will will have a themed paddle for fun! Follow boating safety! Paddle at your own risk.

HEALTHPLEX HIKE

8/25/2022
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tags: Family FriendlySenior Friendly
Instructor: Ryan Butcher
Level: All Levels
Mercy Health and Recreation Center, 47160 Hollstein Dr, Amherst
(440) 984-3470

Enjoy a leisurely walk along the paved trail discussing health and nature topics. Hiking Level 1. Preregistration requested, walk-ins welcome. *Meet in the Healthplex lobby*

Walking With Sole

8/25/2022
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tags: CardioFamily FriendlySenior FriendlyDog Friendly
Level: All Levels
South Central Park, 7565 Avon Belden Rd, North Ridgeville
(440) 353-0860

Walking With Sole is a free community social walking hour. Meet at pavilion one, the pavilion closest to the bathrooms. Every other week, local health professionals and community leaders will speak at the beginning of the event for 10 minutes in pavilion one. No membership or registration is required. All ages and abilities are invited to join. In case of inclement weather, walks will be canceled for the evening - check Heart & Sole’s Facebook page for cancellation.

GUIDED, EASY HIKE

8/26/2022
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Tags: Family FriendlySenior Friendly
Instructor: Andrea Arriaga
Level: All Levels
cascade park nature center, undefined, Elyria

Enjoy a leisurely, guided walk along the 1/4 mile, paved Black River Loop trail. Hiking Level 1. Group will meet at Shelter #4 at 8 a.m where FREE coffee will be provided. Shuttle rides will be available starting at 8 a.m. to take hikers with limited mobility to the Loop, from the Nature Center. Hike begins at 8:30 a.m. Program is not weather dependent. Benches are stationed along the trail.
Binoculars will be available to program participants. Registration not required.

Yoga

8/26/2022
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tags: Family FriendlySenior Friendly
Instructor: Tom Gorman
Level: All Levels
United Way of Greater Lorain County, 642 Broadway Ave, Lorain

Yoga uses breathing techniques, exercise and meditation to improve health and happiness. Class is held at the United Way of Greater Lorain County office in the Ridge Tool Community Engagement Space. Class participants will be socially distanced within the provided space.

NATIONAL DOG DAY PACK WALK

8/26/2022
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tags: Family FriendlySenior FriendlyDog Friendly
Instructor: Carolyn Barck
Level: All Levels
Wellington Reservation - Lorain County Metro Parks, 535 Jones Rd, Wellington
(440) 647-2509

Celebrate your dog with a pack walk on a paved trail with other dogs and their people. Please bring your friendly dog on a leash to this walk. Meet in front of the Visitor Center. Preregister online by 8/25. Walk ins welcome. Level 1 Hike.

TAI CHI OUTDOORS

8/27/2022
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Tags: Senior Friendly
Instructor: Annamarie Pamphilis, RDH, BSDH, CHC
Level: All Levels
French Creek Nature Center, 4530 Colorado Ave, Sheffield Village

Tai Chi is a series of Qigong (Chi Gung) movements that are gentle, flowing, meditative and healing. It can be done sitting or standing by people of every age and physical condition. Join instructor Annamarie and enjoy Tai Chi on the patio/observation deck of the French Creek Nature Center (will meet indoors if weather is inclement). Preregister by the day of the program for one or more in a series each Saturday morning

Beginner Yoga

8/27/2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tags: Strength TrainingSenior Friendly
Instructor: Margo
Level: All Levels
Fitness Center at University Hospitals Avon Health Center, 1997 Healthway Dr, Avon
(440) 988-6800

This beginner yoga class focuses on instructing basic poses to aid in strength and flexibility, and also focuses on the breathing fundamentals to overall relaxation.
Non-members, please bring photo ID and complete guest form upon arrival. Please call 440-988-6801 to sign up for this free class, or email Brad.Calabrese@UHhospitals.org with any questions.

Monday Evening Pack Walk

8/29/2022
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Tags: CardioFamily FriendlySenior FriendlyDog Friendly
Instructor: Andrea Arriaga
Level: All Levels
cascade park nature center, undefined, Elyria

Bring your friendly, leashed dog for a social walk in the park! Walk begins at the Nature Center and ends at Shelter 4. Water pool will be stationed at the end of the hike, to cool down paws pads. Please limit one dog per handler on a 6 foot leash. Registration not required, Walk-ins welcome with up-to-date tags! FREE TREATS for all participating dogs!

Summer Steps

8/30/2022
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tags: CardioFamily FriendlySenior FriendlyDog Friendly
Level: All Levels
Penfield Recreational Park, 40596-40998 Ohio 18, Wellington

Meet at the pavilion closest to the road. Summer Steps is a free social walking hour presented by the Keystone Empowers You (KEY) collaborative. Every other week, local health professionals and community leaders will share healthy living tips or community updates before the walk begins. For more information on KEY, or to check for inclement weather cancellations, visit Facebook.com/KeystoneEmpowersYou.

REFIT Dance Fitness

8/30/2022
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tags: CardioSenior Friendly
Instructor: Camille Myers-Kouris
Level: All Levels
Cooper foster park rd, undefined, Amherst

A dance fitness class focused on cardio and toning for women only and open to all fitness levels and ages.
More information about REFIT can be found here: https://refitrev.com/

Located at GrowPoint Church:
780 Cooper Foster Park Road
Amherst, OH 44001

EARLY MORNING MARSH HIKE

8/31/2022
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Tags: Family Friendly
Instructor: Tim Fairweather
Level: All Levels
Sandy Ridge Reservation, 6195 Otten Rd, North Ridgeville
(440) 327-3626

No registration required. Johnson Wetland Center

Lorain Paddle (fitness) Group

8/31/2022
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tags: CardioFamily FriendlySenior Friendly
Instructor: Kim Haney
Level: All Levels
Oasis Marina Port Lorain, 301 Lakeside Ave, Lorain
(440) 822-3160

This is a grassroots community group who gets together weekly for an hour to enjoy Lake Erie by kayak, stand up paddle board or canoe. We are not affiliated with anyone or any group. Due to unpredictability of Lake Erie, it is suggested to follow https://www.facebook.com/lorainpaddle for weather updates. We launch from the beach before you get to Lake Erie Steak and Seafood House. Some weeks will will have a themed paddle for fun! Follow boating safety! Paddle at your own risk.

Iron Yoga

9/2/2022
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Tags: Strength TrainingSenior FriendlyChild Care available on site
Instructor: Renee
Level: All Levels
Fitness Center at University Hospitals Avon Health Center, 1997 Healthway Dr, Avon
(440) 988-6800

Interested in yoga for the opportunity to lengthen the body while incorporating breath and movement? Iron yoga incorporates the breathing and mind/body aspects of yoga with the addition of light dumbbells.
Registration required. Non-members, please bring photo ID and complete guest form upon arrival. Please call 440-988-6801 to sign up for this free class, or email Renee.Barrett@UHhospitals.org with any questions.

GUIDED, EASY HIKE

9/2/2022
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Tags: Family FriendlySenior Friendly
Instructor: Andrea Arriaga
Level: All Levels
cascade park nature center, undefined, Elyria

Enjoy a leisurely, guided walk along the 1/4 mile, paved Black River Loop trail. Group will meet at Shelter #4 at 9 a.m where FREE coffee will be provided. Shuttle rides will be available starting at 9 a.m. to take hikers with limited mobility to the Loop, from the Nature Center. Hike begins at 9:30 a.m. and runs until 10:30 a.m. Program is not weather dependent. Benches are stationed along the trail.
Binoculars will be available to program participants. Registration not required

Yoga

9/2/2022
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tags: Family FriendlySenior Friendly
Instructor: Tom Gorman
Level: All Levels
United Way of Greater Lorain County, 642 Broadway Ave, Lorain

Yoga uses breathing techniques, exercise and meditation to improve health and happiness. Class is held at the United Way of Greater Lorain County office in the Ridge Tool Community Engagement Space. Class participants will be socially distanced within the provided space.

TAI CHI OUTDOORS

9/3/2022
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Tags: Senior Friendly
Instructor: Annamarie Pamphilis, RDH, BSDH, CHC
Level: All Levels
French Creek Nature Center, 4530 Colorado Ave, Sheffield Village

Tai Chi is a series of Qigong (Chi Gung) movements that are gentle, flowing, meditative and healing. It can be done sitting or standing by people of every age and physical condition. Join instructor Annamarie and enjoy Tai Chi on the patio/observation deck of the French Creek Nature Center (will meet indoors if weather is inclement). Preregister by the day of the program for one or more in a series each Saturday morning

Monday Evening Pack Walk

9/5/2022
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Tags: CardioFamily FriendlySenior FriendlyDog Friendly
Instructor: Andrea Arriaga
Level: All Levels
cascade park nature center, undefined, Elyria

Bring your friendly, leashed dog for a social walk in the park! Walk begins at the Nature Center and ends at Shelter 4. Water pool will be stationed at the end of the hike, to cool down paws pads. Please limit one dog per handler on a 6 foot leash. Registration not required, Walk-ins welcome with up-to-date tags! FREE TREATS for all participating dogs!

TUESDAY TREK

9/6/2022
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Tags: Family Friendly
Instructor: Rachel Kalizewski
Level: All Levels
Loop (Start/Finish) - Big Woods Trail - Nature Center, undefined, Sheffield
(800) 526-7275

Hike the Big Woods Trail of French Creek for some exercise. Level 1.
Meet at Big Woods Trailhead – 4951 French Creek Road, Sheffield Village, OH 44052. For more information contact (440) 949-5200

TUESDAY TREK

9/6/2022
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Tags: Family Friendly
Instructor: Rachel Kalizewski
Level: All Levels
Loop (Start/Finish) - Big Woods Trail - Nature Center, undefined, Sheffield
(800) 526-7275

Hike the Big Woods Trail of French Creek for some exercise. Level 1.
Meet at Big Woods Trailhead – 4951 French Creek Road, Sheffield Village, OH 44052. Registration requested, walk-ins welcome. Weather Dependent.
For more information contact (440) 949-5200

United We Sweat is a network of free physical activity options in Lorain County. United We Sweat aims to ensure that everyone in Lorain County has access to quality physical activity opportunities no matter your location, age, or skill level. All classes and events are free and open to the public. Discover an upcoming session near you, then add an event to your calendar, or print all upcoming events.


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