is now at The Salvation Army Kroc Center!
The Kroc Center is proud to offer drop–in group exercise classes from LES MILLS™, one of the world's best–known fitness brands. Mixing the hottest music with cutting-edge exercise science, motivation and the energy of many, LES MILLS™ group fitness classes make you fall in love with fitness.
In 2019, the Kroc is running live instructor–led classes, as well as video classes in our new Virtual Fitness Studio – the only virtual LES MILLS™ studio in the Grand Rapids area!
Check out our full class schedule in the Drop–In Recreation Guide, or click the class titles below for more detailed descriptions.
This total body workout is where fat is burned and pride is earned. Boot Camp is a high-intensity strength and cardio program designed to enhance your endurance, agility, speed, power, quickness and strength. Most importantly, it will maximize the amount of calories burned. Your instructor will motivate you in a fun, team-oriented atmosphere and give you the knowledge to help achieve your fitness goals!
Punch your way into fitness! This class includes bouts of intense intervals, kickboxing specific strength and endurance training. (Boxing gloves are required)
This class will provide a powerful workout of intense interval training in an all-terrain format on an indoor stationary resistance bike. All fitness levels are welcome. Bring towel and a water bottle. INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED.
This class incorporates intervals of cycle and strength exercises both on and off the bike. Try this phenomenal class for a total body workout that will give you a cardio challenge combined with reshaping results.
The Daniel Plan
The Daniel Plan is like no other wellness program! Created around the essentials Faith, Food, Fitness, Focus and Friends, this program will equip you with the practical tools and resources to bring health into every area of your life. Followed by a weekly lesson, each week will include encouragement and accountability, setting healthy goals and participating in activities. Book is provided. Participants may also wish to purchase a journal and/or app.
Group Strength Training
Start your day with an invigorating strength training workout. Each week we'll complete a different workout targeting all muscle groups using dumbbells, medicine balls, stability balls and much more. This class is geared toward those who want a guided strength-training experience, with less emphasis on a cardiovascular workout and more focus on correct lifting form and technique.
A total body workout that incorporates strength training using both equipment and body weight resistance, and cardiovascular exercise. All levels.
Heavy Lifters Club
See your strength soar in this advanced class for lifters! We'll focus on the three power lifts - squat, bench and dead-lift - stressing technique, tips, and accessory exercises for maximum progress and results. Blast past your old numbers with stronger, bigger muscles and renewed confidence in the weight room.
Hour of Power
The Ultimate Workout that combines a high-intensity, whole-body workout to maximize fat burn; cardio and breathing techniques to work your heart and lungs; stretching to increase flexibility and – most importantly – great results! The Hour of Power aims to target all these in a high-rep weights and aerobic work out that’s simple, yet effective.
(Program)Prenatal Yoga applies postures, breathing, and meditation to help sooth the challenges of pregnancy. These classes will build strength, focus and flexibility through gentle practice. Expect a combination of active, flowing poses as well as restorative poses to relax and re-energize. Prenatal Yoga provides a serene, supportive, community energy that will allow you to connect with other moms-to-be.
A low impact cardio and strength workout to help improve balance and activities of daily living. BEGINNERS.
A simple form of yoga that incorporates poses appropriate for seniors. Senior Yoga helps increase muscle strength, flexibility, and balance. BEGINNERS.
Stretch & Flex
This class is geared for the active older adult and will include the use of chairs or props for those with balance challenges. The deep yoga stretch in a basic, beginner format will enhance the overall function of your body. BEGINNERS.
Total Body Fit
A revolutionary resistance training class that works all major muscle groups for 4 minutes each and is set to dynamic music. ALL LEVELS
Get a great cardio workout with a kick, block, and punch! This class involves a sport-specific warm-up, bouts of intense intervals, kickboxing specific strength and endurance training. ALL LEVELS.
TRX is a suspension-training exercise that uses a system of straps to build strength, core stability, balance and flexibility. Using your body weight and gravity to provide resistance, TRX delivers a full-body workout to build muscle strength, stability and endurance. TRX is a fun, effective and beneficial workout for all skill levels.
Great for both beginners and more experienced students, this class will explore yoga poses and breathing techniques to increase strength and flexibility. Each class will incorporate stretching, poses, and breathing exercises. All participants will be equally challenged. ALL LEVELS.
Zumba is a very exciting dance party atmosphere full of Latin and international music. You'll forget you're working out with the simple moves to dance music like Cha Cha, Salsa, rumba and more.
The Kroc Center offers a wide variety of free drop-in group exercise classes to meet the needs and fitness levels of our members. Drop-in group exercise classes are a perfect way to learn a new skill, make friends, or improve your fitness. Offerings include a variety of strength and cardio classes such as yoga, Zumba®, cardio kickboxing, Hour of Power, cycle and more. Looking for a more consistent challenge? Try one of our six–week fitness programs or personal training.
Try a drop-in group exercise class with one of our certified instructors. From cardio to yoga, there is a class for you. See our drop-in recreation guide for this month's schedule. Visit our fitness page for detailed class descriptions.
NON-MEMBER $8 per class
*Special pricing applies to Senior group exercise classes.
Each day, dozens of classes are offered for all ages, interests and abilities. Find the right class for you today! LEARN MORE ABOUT KROC PROGRAMS
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The Program Guide is the place to look for a variety of classes, all open to the public.
Look inside for:
• Fitness Classes
• Swim Lessons
• Fine Arts & Music
• Sports & Recreation
• Education Classes
• Tumbling & Dance
View the Drop-in Guide for easy-to-read schedules of all group exercise classes and recreation hours.
All classes in the Drop-in guide are free to Kroc Members, or a low cost for nonmembers.