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Your fun is our business!

It's time to become a healthier, happier you! Our qualified fitness instructors are passionate about helping participants reach their weight loss or fitness goals. We offer a wide variety of classes to help you stay active and healthy.

For more information, contact Kathy Freedlund at 630-879-5235 or contact us.

Fitness Classes

Join us for a winter fitness class

In-person and Zoom fitness classes are all offered this Winter. Social distancing will be practiced by limiting the number of participants per class. Participants are asked to bring their own equipment, water bottle, towel, and hand sanitizer.

Click on the class name to read the class description or click on the code to register online.

Class Dates Time Location Fee Register
Yoga for Bone Health 01/11-03/22 9:00-9:45 am ESCC Gym $90 130006
Flow Yoga 01/11-03/22 4:30-5:30 pm CC Gym $100 130002

Class Dates Time Location Fee Register
Zen-Yo Tone 01/12-03/23 8:15-8:45 am CC Gym $45 131012
Shape & Tone 01/12-03/23 9:00-9:45 am CC Gym $62 131013
Class Dates Time Location Fee Register
Beginning Yoga 01/13-03/24 6:00-6:45 pm ESCC Gym $98 130001
Flow Yoga 01/13-03/24 7:00-8:00 pm ESCC Gym $110 130002

Class Dates Time Location Fee Register
Shape & Tone 01/14-03/25 9:00-9:45 am CC Gym $68 131013
Relax & Renew Yoga 01/14-03/25 6:30-7:15 pm CC Gym $98 130004
Class Dates Time Location Fee Register
Muscle Sculpt 01/15-03/26 5:45-6:30 am CC Gym $68 131010

Classes beginning in February & March

Class Dates Time Location Fee Register
Easy B-Fit 02/01-02/24 10:00-10:45 am CC Gym $37 131026
Gentle Chair Yoga 02/02-03/23 11:15-11:50 am CC Gym $37 130005
Gentle Chair Yoga 02/04-03/25 10:15-10:50 am CC Gym $37 130005
Yoga Silver 02/05-03/26 10:00-10:30 am CC Gym $61 130013
Easy B-Fit 03/01-03/24 10:00-10:45 am CC Gym $37 131026

Join us for a virtual fitness class from the comfort of your home! Classes will take place via Zoom with live instruction from Kathy Freedlund. A link will be sent out prior to the first class to use for the duration of the session. Early bird discounts do not apply to virtual fitness classes.

Please click the class title for the description or the code to be taken to the registration page.


Class Day Dates Time Fee Code
Yoga for Bone Health M 01/11-03/22 9:00-9:45 am $60 130006-2A
Flow Yoga M 01/11-03/22 4:30-5:30 pm $70 130002-2A
Beginning Yoga W 01/13-03/24 6:00-6:45 pm $66 130001-2A
Flow Yoga W 01/13-03/24 7:00-8:00 pm $70 130002-2B
Relax & Renew Yoga Th 01/14-03/25 6:30-7:15 pm $66 130004-2A

fitness variety

Class Day Dates Time Fee Code
Zen-Yo Tone Tu 01/12-03/23 8:15-8:45 am $39 131012-2A
Shape & Tone Tu 01/12-03/23 9:00-9:45 am $50 131013-2A
Shape & Tone Th 01/14-03/25 9:00-9:45 am $55 131013-2C

Beginning in February & March

Class Day Dates Time Fee Code
Easy B-Fit M,W 02/01-02/24 10:00-10:45 am $24 131024-3B
Gentle Chair Yoga Tu 02/02-03/23 11:15-11:50 am $24 130005-2A
Gentle Chair Yoga Th 02/04-03/25 10:15-10:50 am $24 130005-2B
Yoga Silver F 02/05-03/26 10:00-10:30 am $32 130013-2A
Easy B-Fit M,W 03/01-03/24 10:00-10:45 am $24 131026-3C

Beginning Yoga
Ages 14+
Beginning yoga will help you improve flexibility, strength and endurance. Learn relaxation and breathing techniques to pave the way for a healthier you. Wear comfortable clothes to class. Please bring a towel and yoga mat.

Flow Yoga
Ages 14+
Flow yoga combines the ancient practice of Hatha/Vini yoga, along with breathing to flow from pose to pose. See improvement in strength, flexibility, balance, and mental clarity. A working knowledge of yoga is suggested. Please bring a towel and mat.

Morning Yoga
Ages 14+
Start the day in a positive way! This Hatha/Vini Yoga based class will help you achieve greater flexibility, strength and breathing. Learn to relax and increase your daily energy levels. Instructor will modify for all fitness levels. Please bring a towel and yoga mat.

Relax & Renew Yoga
Ages 14+
Relieve the effects of chronic stress by practicing restful poses to soothe and regenerate the mind and body. Go home feeling calm and relaxed. Yoga experience is not necessary. This class benefits all levels.

Gentle Yoga (Chair Optional)
Ages 18+
If you are looking for a slower paced atmosphere with safety and comfort in mind, you will find it here! Yoga is a form of movement that adapts to your needs and abilities. This class is suitable for the less athletic who desire to be stronger, fitter, have more flexibility and balance. Learn to breathe correctly and make the mind calmer, increase mindfulness, and pave the way to a positive approach to life. Each stage of life should be celebrated! Walk-ins are welcome at $5 per class per visit.

Yoga for Bone Health
Ages 16+
Osteoporosis is a serious disease, which can lead to bone fractures, due to low bone density. Learn to do yoga safely through "evidence based" science. Strengthen bones without endangering joints. A must for people with low bone density. Learn how to be safe during yoga practice even if you do not have osteoporosis.

Yoga Silver
Ages 50+
Calling all baby boomers and more! Join us for an easy to follow, good for balance, and overall well-being yoga class. Please bring a yoga mat.

Saturday Ease Yoga
Ages 14+
Ease into your Saturday morning with this gentle yoga class. Treat your body and reduce stress.

Muscle Sculpt
Ages 16+
This morning class is exclusively a toning class. It includes floor exercises to strengthen and tone legs, abdominals, hips and arms. This workout can be enjoyed by anyone who wants to isolate and tone individual muscle groups.

Ages 16+
Uniquely mixes Pilates and basic boxing moves into a calorie-burning, muscle toning, core-centric interval workout that's both fun and challenging. Piloxing also incorporates barefoot training as the preferred (but not mandatory) option to enhance movements with focus, awareness and control. Feel strong and balanced while having fun and burning calories.

Zen-Yo Tone
Ages 16+
Tone by using the body's resistance and light weights while moving slowly through yoga poses. No yoga mats required. Please wear gym shoes. Get ready for a fun class!

Shape and Tone
Ages 16+
All ages and fitness levels will benefit from this 45-minute body shaping class. The workout will emphasize toning all the major muscle groups of the upper body, lower body and abdominals. Kettle balls, resisti-balls, body bars, medicine balls, tubing and hand weights will be used to achieve a strong, healthy look. Studies have shown that resistance work gets your metabolism up and keeps it up for a number of hours after the workout is over. Join us and have fun while "revving" up your metabolism and shaping your muscles.

Barre Fun
Ages 16+
This class includes ballet barre type movements and is a low impact workout that will tone your entire body. This barre routine will use chairs, body bars and more to help you feel aligned and defined. You are going to enjoy this class!

Core & More
Ages 16+
Work your lower body in this class designed to strengthen the core and firm up the lower body.

Ages 16+
If you are looking for cardio, look elsewhere! Use your own body weight with TRX suspension to push your strength to stronger levels. This class is not a beginner TRX level class. TRX cannot be used as a make-up class for other classes. Sorry, no walk-ins for TRX. Space is limited.

TRX Lite
Ages 16+
Learn basic TRX exercises to increase strength, balance and core building. This class benefits all fitness levels. Good for people with osteoporosis. TRX cannot be used as a make-up class for other classes. Sorry, no walk-ins for TRX. Space is limited.

Easy B-Fit
Ages 50+
Calling all active older adults - are you new to fitness, need to get active or want to stay active? Beginner's Fitness will focus on your individual needs; provide you with a variety of fitness equipment and activities; give you the cardio, strength, balance, endurance and flexibility you desire; and make it FUN to be fit. Walk-ins are welcome at $5 per class per visit. Sign up for the whole fall season and save!

Register online for fitness classes

Kathy Freedlund

For me, it's all about HOPE. Helping Other People Exercise. We all want to be healthy. There are so many advantages to keeping the body moving.

Here at Batavia, our classes are judgment-free and noncompetitive. It's all about helping the individual improve both their mental & physical health, whether it's through fitness classes or yoga classes. All are beneficial to our minds & bodies. That's why I LOVE being part of the team!

I am nationally certified in fitness & water fitness have my 500-hour yoga certification through NACYT. I completed the Therapeutic Yoga for Seniors Professional Training at the Duke Center for Integrative medicine. My specialty is yoga for baby boomers & up. We are proud of the years of experience & continued furthering of our education, shown by all of our seasoned fitness instructors.

Pat Heun

I've been doing fitness classes for almost 18 years & teach weights/resistance training including TRX & cardio/boot camp/interval training. I initially started coming to BPD with a friend when the Park District was introducing step aerobics. My friend dropped out & I kept coming because I enjoyed exercising. I saw a huge improvement in my stamina, sleep & stress levels, & it also gave me ``gobs'' of energy. I wanted everyone could feel the same way, so I became an instructor at the age of 50. It's such a pleasure to teach at BPD - both the instructors & patrons are wonderful to work with!

Maureen McGee

There's no place like home, that's the Batavia Park District for me! I was once a participant in a variety of classes and now I am teaching a variety of classes. I am certified in group fitness by NETA and I hold a certification in TRX Group Training, Piloxing, Kettle Bell, and Barre Group Fitness.
I'm glad to be an instrument in helping others achive their fitness goals.

Dennis Kintrop

A lifelong resident of Batavia,Dennis completed his 200 hour yoga training at Prairie Yoga. His kind, gentle manner shows in his teachings. He is also certified in teaching cycling classes.
Dennis was instrumental in organizing & building of the Riverwalk in Batavia. His love of this community and the positive energy he brings to his yoga classes shows in each class he teaches.
Dennis holds a summer outdoor yoga class on the Riverwalk in downtown Batavia- his work on the Batavia Riverwalk has come full circle!