Optimal Fitness at Good Shepherd

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Aquatic Pool Programs at Optimal Fitness

people doing aquatic therapy

Independent Aquatic Exercise
This is a supervised aquatic exercise program for individuals who want to use a warm-water pool to improve and maintain function and mobility.

Mondays: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. – $20/month

Aqua Yoga/Pilates
This 8-week aquatic therapy program integrates Yoga and Pilates movements in a warm-water environment to increase relaxation, release stress, tone muscles and strengthen the body core.

Tuesdays: 5 – 5:45 p.m. – $60

Outpatient Pediatric Therapy | Good Shepherd Pediatrics

Pediatric Pool Program
This unique 8-week program teaches children with disabilities water adjustment and learn-to-swim skills through the use of adaptive techniques and equipment to maximize independence in the water.
Note: The program requires an adult to accompany the child in the water throughout the session.

Wednesdays: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. – $60

Ai Chi
This 8-week program is conducted in a warm-water pool with soft lights, soothing music and a relaxed atmosphere. Learn deep breathing techniques and flowing, coordinated movements to increase relaxation, range of motion and mobility.

Wednesdays: 5 – 5:45 p.m. – $60

Arthritis Pool Program
This is a warm-water exercise program for people with arthritis. It is designed to ease joint pain and increase mobility in the warm-water environment.

Thursdays: 5 – 5:45 p.m. – $8/session

Aqua Stretch
This is an individualized program guided by a therapist to work on stretching and movement techniques using manual pressure. The client and therapist work together to reduce tightness and pain while improving flexibility, relaxation, and overall function.

Schedule Individually: 1/2 hour – $17; 1 hour – $34

two women participating in an aquatic class

Learn to Swim
Under the guidance of a therapist, the client will develop or improve swimming skills, techniques and safety in the water.

Schedule Individually: 1/2 hour – $17; 1 hour – $34

Learn to Exercise
This is an individualized session with a therapist in the warm water to teach exercise techniques for increasing strength, endurance, range of motion and balance.

Schedule Individually: 1/2 hour – $17; 1 hour – $34

Water Walking Program
This is a supervised walking/exercise program designed to improve and maintain strength and mobility.

Scheduled times are Monday through Friday: 8 – 9:30 a.m.; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; 2 – 3:30 p.m. – $42/month

*Doctor’s written prescription required for participation in any of the aquatic programs and classes

Contact Us

For more information about the adaptive fitness center at Optimal Fitness, to register for one of our aquatic pool programs or to sign up for a membership, call 610-776-3167.