Fitness & Wellness

GROUP EXERCISE CLASSES AT THE LODGE START 8/3/20


Our Group Exercise Program offers 42 classes every week led by nationally certified instructors to help you achieve results, feel better and improve your quality of life. Meet new friends and stay accountable to your fitness and wellness goals! See below for more information, current schedule, class descriptions, sub lists and instructor bios below. 

New to our program?  Request a FREE TRIAL CLASS today!

NEW COVID-19 PROCEDURES


Most studio classes have been moved to our spacious gymnasium and all participant capacity lowered for both studio and water. Class times include a 45-minute workout with 10 minutes allocated for disinfecting equipment. Each participant will have a designated 6’ x 6’ workout box with their own fitness and sanitizing equipment appropriately distanced from others (equipment will not be shared).  Participants are required to disinfect all equipment before and after class. Online pre-payment for class required (see below).  All participants must bring their own towels from home. Showers are not available but participants still have access to the locker rooms. Class instruction will be adapted to conform to current St. Louis County Health Department guidelines.  Face coverings are not required while exercising or in water.

CHILDCARE


Affordable Tot Care is available so your kids can have fun while you take care of yourself! Due to COVID-19, reservations must be made by close of business the day beforeClick here to visit our Tot Care website for childcare schedule and details.

MONTHLY SCHEDULE


A current monthly schedule and class descriptions can be found online at below or stop by The Lodge Front Desk. The Group Exercise schedule is subject to change due to instructor availability and demand. Class descriptions can be found under 'Additional Resources' below: 


SEPTEMBER 2020 Class Schedule Link

HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN A GROUP EXERCISE CLASS
We offer 2 convenient online payment methods for members and non-members to take our classes! Due to COVID-19, Wet-N-Sweat punch cards and a Group Exercise Single Class Pass must be purchased online before arriving for class by clicking the links below. Participants are advised to arrive at least 5-10 minutes early and no more than 30 minutes prior to a class. Class spots are available on a first come, first serve basis.

WET-N-SWEAT CARD
$150/Member; $155/Resident; $180/Non-Resident (cost per class $7.50/M; $7.75/R; $9.00/NR)                
Includes 20 visits giving participants flexibility to attend any class on the group ex schedule. Cards are good for one year or until all visits are used - whichever comes first - and can only be used for classes listed on the group exercise schedule. This option offers a slight discount to the single class pass fee.
Click here to pre-purchase a Wet-N-Sweat Punch Card

PURCHASE A SINGLE CLASS PASS

$8/Member; $8/Resident; $10/Non-Resident
The Group Exercise Single Class Pass is good for one class and expires in 7 days from the date of purchase. 
Click here to pre-purchase a Group Exercise Single Class Pass

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES


Class Descriptions
Class Reminders
Instructor Bios
Instructor Sub Lists
Private Classes

STAFF CONTACTS


If you have additional questions, a class idea or suggestion, please feel free to submit it to the appropriate supervisor below and we will get back to you quickly!


Fitness Supervisor, Daniel Boyle - 314.835.6153 or dboyle@desperesmo.org
Aquatic Supervisor, Amy Boyd - 314.835.6162 or amyboyd@desperesmo.org

WAIVER OF RELEASE AND LIABILITY


The Des Peres Parks and Recreation Department is not responsible for any injury or loss of property suffered while participating in Des Peres Parks and Recreation activities, using equipment, or on any Des Peres Parks and Recreation premises, for any reason whatsoever, including ordinary negligence on the part of Des Peres Parks and Recreation, its employees, instructors, or agents, from any and all present and future claims resulting from participation in activities both present and future, that may be made by the registrant, the registrant's family, estate, heirs, or assigns. By participating, you agree to having your picture or likeness represented and published in any City of Des Peres publication or media. By participating, you represent that you are in good health. You are aware that health, fitness, and recreation activities may range from vigorous cardiovascular activity to the exertion of strength training; and that these, and other activities provided by Des Peres Parks and Recreation involve certain risks, including but not limited to death, disability, serious neck and spinal injuries resulting in complete paralysis, heart attack, and injury to bones, joints or muscles. By participating, you and your family are agreeing to voluntarily participate in activities with full knowledge of the inherent risks of property damage, personal injury, or death. You understand that Des Peres Parks and Recreation encourages you to consult a physician before beginning any exercise or recreation program. You understand and agree to this waiver to be as broad and inclusive as the laws of the State of Missouri will permit and affirm that you freely agree to the rules and regulations of the Des Peres Parks and Recreation Department.