Holiday & New Year Hours

Community Center:

  • Will close at 2 pm on December 24th and 31st.
  • Closed Christmas Dec.25 & New Years Day, Jan. 1.
  • Beginning Jan. 2, 2019 the Community Center will close at 5:30 pm on Sat. & Sun until further notice.

Group Fitness / Small Group Training Classes:

  • All  evening classes will be cancelled on Monday Dec. 24th and 31st.
  • No classes Dec. 25th and Jan. 1st.
  • All classes will be available on Dec. 26th and Jan. 2nd at the regular time.

Holiday Weight Gain: Myth or Reality?

By Doug Nelson
Community Center Manager

Scale photographI’ve done my own personal and professional research on the topic of holiday weight gain, and I have bad and good news. Studies indicate that holiday weight gain is real, but how much weight we lose on average is greatly exaggerated. I’ve heard stories about seven pounds of weight gain, but luckily it is closer to one and a half. Statistics aside, the better story is, “Why do we gain weight during the holidays, and how do we lose it after?” Continue reading “Holiday Weight Gain: Myth or Reality?”

Pre-Season Ski Conditioning

By Doug Nelson
Community Center Manager

Alright skiers! All the local weather experts are predicting above average snowfall for the season. You’ve got a lot of things to get in order; gear, clothing, seasons pass, free up some weekend time…
…and the last thing you’ll think of (or not at all) is getting in shape! There’s a reason why all the local knee surgeons love the ski season. Make that two reasons: one – they can afford to pay for lift tickets and two – their waiting rooms will be filled with injured skiers. Continue reading “Pre-Season Ski Conditioning”