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Workout & Exercise Classes

Looking for a fun and energetic way to burn calories? Come and join one of our great workout and exercise classes in order to shed some pounds and have some fun!

For more information about Exercise Classes or how to become an Instructor email Vanessa Flores or call (510) 799-8290.

Become an Instructor
If you are interested in teaching a hobby or class and becoming an Instructor with the City of Hercules, please view our Independent Contracted Instructor Handbook/a> and the checklist of items you'll need to submit if proposing to teach a class. For questions or to submit a class proposal contact Vanessa Flores, Recreation Leader III, at (510) 799-8291 or via e-mail at

Adult Boot Camp (Ages 18+)
This is a 60 minute, high intensity fitness program that is designed to improve your speed, agility, and quickness. Throughout this on-going program, you will learn to develop nutritional focus and build muscular strength. Equipment required: Jump rope, towel, and a bottle of water. To sign up use our online registration.

Adult Karate (Ages 18+)
The adult karate class is specifically designed for students from ages 18 and up. This class is tailored for adults and has a different learning scale than the children's class. The instructors are qualified to instruct adults and provide a regiment you are comfortable with. The core element of this class is karate; however, it will involve cardio, muscle strengthening, and mental focus. The instructors will work with you and assist each student personally to achieve their goals in the class. Please ask about our free trial and we hope to see you soon! To sign up use our online registration.

Aqua Zumba (Ages 18+)
Join us for a Zumba party like never before and you don't even need to know how to swim. Shake, shimmy and sizzle in the water as we create some heat, Zumba Style. Aqua Zumba is a safe, effective, and challenging water-based workout that integrates the Zumba formula and philosophy into traditional aqua fitness. Latin dance rhythms are incorporated into this class. Exercise movements including hamstring curls, Zumba shuffle, kicking, twisting and clapping. *Water shoes are recommended for your safety.We must have a minimum of 10 participants enrolled by the Thursday prior of the new session. To sign up use our online registration.

Hot Hula (Ages 16+)
Dance away calories to drumbeats and hip-hop/reggae with HOT HULA Fitness! It provides a total body workout in 60 minutes. HOT HULA Fitness isolates your larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms. All fitness levels are welcome! To sign up use our online registration.

Jazzercise (Ages 18+)
This is a total-body conditioning program for all fitness levels. The class has easy to follow choreography, current music and warm-up to strengthening segments.
For more information please call (510) 619-5884.
Location: Teen Center        
Fees: Drop-in fee - $10, Monthly EFT $45

Days: Times:
Monday-Thursday     7pm-8pm
Saturday 8:30am-9:30am
Sunday 9am-10am

Yoga (Ages 16+) -Coming soon!
Stretch and strengthen your body and mind with yoga postures and sequences that help build core strength and muscle tone. Breathing exercises help calm the mind and alleviate stress and anxiety. Learn the benefits of a yoga practice from relieving stress to improving balance and flexibility to achieving inner peace.

Zumba (Ages 18+)
Come and attend Zumba classes at your leisure! Sign up for a Zumba Pass which will give you unlimited monthly classes on your pass! These classes combine all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class. Enjoy low and high beat Latin, Bollywood, Punjabi, and Masala Bhangra music! To sign up use our online registration.


Last updated: 5/26/2016 9:34:35 AM