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Come utilize our professional staff to help keep your goals in sight. On the 2nd Tuesday of every month, you can receive a FREE Fitness Assessment or Body Fat Analysis (by appointment only). This is a great way to keep track of your fitness progress. You must also be an active HRC Fitness Center member to be eligible for this. Call to schedule an appointment with our Fitness Specialist at 623-2658.

On the third Wednesday of every month, the Hays Recreation Commission will be offering a light/healthy breakfast for everyone interested in using our gyms as a walking track.  This program is a great way to get involved, stay active, and meet others who also walk in our gyms.

Have you had your blood pressure checked lately?  You can have your blood pressure checked monthly or weekly for FREE.  A personal card will be kept on file at the HRC Fitness Center.

Staying motivated to lose those extra pounds can be very challenging.  Let us help you by dropping in weekly to weigh-in. A personal weigh-in card will be started for you, and each week you will chart your progress toward your goal.  There is no charge!

Come exercise and feel at home with others your speed and your style. This is an hour-long period every weekday Monday through Friday from 9:00-10:00am. This segment of the day is catered for our Senior and Adult participants who may feel out of place with the younger crowd. Come try our facility in a more welcoming environment.

Come use the HRC Gyms when it is too cold or wet to walk outdoors. Sign up for this program, keep track of your own mileage, and at 100 miles you will receive a t-shirt. To receive a t-shirt individuals must sign up for this FREE program, walk the HRC GYMS, and complete their 100 miles in one calendar year. Times are available all day to walk, however the best time to walk is between 5:00am - 12:00pm Monday - Friday.  Check our web page or call the office to confirm open gym time. Walking distances:
Walk all 3 gyms - 9 laps = 1 mile
Walk Gym #1 & #2 - 12 laps = 1 mile

Tai Chi Senior is a proactive origination in China and has been used for many years to promote health and wellbeing.  It has been seen that Tai Chi can help to improve balance and relaxation.  It consists of slow, fluid movements, which is done in a standing position.  This class is geared toward senior adults and beginner Tai Chi participants. This class will also bring to you standing yoga poses that will complete your overall mind and body.
Entry Deadline:  Drop In
Entry Fee:  $1.00
Held on:  Wednesday’s – September 6 – May 23
Time:  1:00 – 1:30pm
Age:  55 & older
Location:  Fitness Center Studio 1
Limitations:  Min. 5   Max. 15

Join us at Bickle Schmidt Sports Complex for a relaxing outdoor evening. We will take part in a series of yoga poses overlooking the scenic waves of grain at sun set. Try a pose holding your glass or while taking a drink this is surely to be a challenge. The evening will close with your glass filled with wine or beer and special snacks to go with the occasion.
Entry Deadline:  September 6
Entry Fee:  $5.00
Held On:  Friday, September 8
Time:  6:00 – 7:00pm
Age:  21 and over
Location:  Bickle Schmidt Sports Complex
Limitations:  Min. 10   Max. 45

This is a fun and healthy way to keep your employees motivated throughout the holiday and winter months. There are three different monthly challenges and corporate winners of the challenges will receive a free month’s membership. You must be a participating Corporate Wellness and Health Incentive company to participate in this program.
Entry Deadline:  October 25
Entry Fee:  FREE
Held on:  Session 1: Wednesday, November 1
  Session 2: Friday, December 1
  Session 3: Tuesday, January 2
Location:  Fitness Center
Limitations:  Must be a participating Corporate Wellness and Health Incentive member.

Ready to begin a New Year?  Let instructors set you in the right direction in just eight weekends.  60-minute each Saturday morning join us for Bootcamp. It will help direct you towards your New Years fitness goals in a controlled, fun, and safe environment. We will use strength, body weight, and interval training for a healthy dose of fitness knowledge for you to take and use on your own.
Entry Deadline:  Drop In
Held on:  Saturday’s - January 6 – March 3
Time:   8:00 – 9:00am
Location:   Fitness Center Studio 1

Aerial Yoga merges traditional yoga with aerial arts.  Our hammocks are a new “prop” that aids in body positioning and alignment.  We will focus on strength, flexibility, and FUN.  If you are new to yoga practices or aerial arts, our Level 1 is a perfect place to begin!  You will feel challenged and rewarded.
Entry Deadline:  Session 1: September 27
  Session 2: November 8
  Session 3: January 3
  Session 4: Feb. 21
Entry Fee:  $40.00/session
Held on:  Tuesday & Thursday
  Session 1: October 3 - November 2
  Session 2: November 14 - December 14
  Session 3: January 9 – February 8
  Session 4: February 27 – March 29
Time:  6:40am or 6:35pm
Ages:  18 & older
Location:  Fitness Center Studio 1
Limitations:  Min 3   Max 5

Come spend the morning meeting instructors and sampling our Hays Rec Group Fitness classes. Door prizes and snacks will be served. A drawing for door prizes will take place after the showcase.
Entry Deadline:  Drop In
Entry Fee:  Free
Held on:  Saturday, December 2
Time:  8:00am
Location:  Fitness Center

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