GRAND FORKS REC REPORT SEPT 19 – Don’t get fit, get Aquafit!

Evening Aquafit to the Max is a registered program held on Monday and Wednesday from 6-7 p.m.

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Evening Aquafit to the Max is a registered program held on Monday and Wednesday from 6-7 p.m.

Aquafit to the Max utilizes shallow and deep water along with some specialized equipment to ensure a full body workout while being easy on the joints. The start date for this program has been postponed and will start Wednesday, Oct 16.

The registration fee has been adjusted to $85.50 for the fall season. Deadline to register is Oct 9.

Adult ballet

Have you ever dreamed of gracefully twirling on your toes and moving smoothing across the dance floor?

Adult ballet is a great form of exercise not only for your body but for your mind as well. Instructor Gisela Ko will teach the basics ballet skills, offering a chance for adults to learn a new skill and keep in shape with dance moves.

Classes will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6-7 p.m., Oct. 2 to Dec. 4. The fee for 10 sessions is just $55 per person.

Country two step

If ballet is not your forte’ and you would like to freshen up your dance skills or learn to some new moves, instructor May Berge will be offering country two step, jive and the waltz in her five-week session.

You can sign up as an individual so no partner is required. The fee for the program is $55 for 10 hours of instruction.

Classes will be held from 7-9 p.m. at the Perley School Gym starting Oct. 21.

Scuba diving

Scuba diving is a lifelong skill which kids and adults can do anywhere they travel. You can start your scuba diving training as young as six years old.

Sessions are held at the Grand Forks Aquatic Centre once a month.

Scuba Stars is a two dive program that teaches children to snorkel and float at the surface of the water. This program is the required before moving onto the five dive Padi Seal team program. This program takes you beneath the surface of the water using specialized equipment designed for children.

Serpent Aquatics also offers adult scuba lessons. The next session scheduled is Sunday, Oct. 6.

There are many programs and activities scheduled for adults, children and families to take part in, please give Grand Forks Recreation a call at 250-442-2202 for details on programs and schedules.

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