Exercise Opportunities

Our Fitness Center

Open Monday – Friday 8am -4pm

Due to Covid 19:
Reservations are necessary for your 45 minute workout.
Only 2 people at a time are permitted in the Fitness Center and participants cannot be on adjoining equipment.

The fitness center is open and payments are on hold minimally, until 1.1.2021. If you joined this year you will not pay again until 1.1.2022, your previous paid fees will be applied beginning 1.1.2021

New members will pay the membership fee 1.1.2021. In the meantime, new members are still required to complete the paperwork.

Open to Groton residents 50 years and older and non-residents 60 and older.

Groton Residents:  $30     6 months        $50     12 months
Non-Residents:     $60      6 months      $100    12 months

Equipment available for your use: Treadmills, Rowing Machine, Free Weights, Recumbent Bike (wheelchair assessable) Recumbent Stepper (wheelchair  assessable), state of the art hydraulic resistant machines for: legs, upper, back arms and a heavy bag.

The membership fees will be used to cover equipment maintenance and replacement as needed. If you are unable to pay please see Stacey Shepard Jones for confidential membership support.

All participants must attend an orientation class and complete required paperwork. Once the paperwork is complete and payment received, participants will have unlimited access to the equipment during the center’s regular hours.  The fitness center is unsupervised.

Stop in to see us and we’ll have all the paperwork waiting for you or you may access the necessary paperwork now.
Fitness Center Policy
Fitness Center Registration Form
Fitness Center Medical Clearance Form
Fitness Center Informed Consent Form

Strength Training

Mondays at 11:30 AM
Wednesdays at 10:45 AM
Cost: $4 per class

Elaine Corsetti, instructor
Just the right mix of aerobic & strength in your workout. Class is set to vibrant music.

Yoga

Supported by the Friends of Groton Elders.
Thursdays, 9:00-10:00 AM
Cost: $5.00 per class
Louise Dorian, instructor
A gentle yoga class with a focus on mental peace. Work on your flexibility as you experience tranquility.

Bone Builders

Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30am
Cost: None

Osteoporosis affects many. This free class will help Using light weights, our routines are centered around slow, methodical movements.
A recent study in the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness found that low-weight, high-repetition resistance training is especially
effective for increasing bone mineral density in adults. Participants in the study experienced up to
8 percent bone density increases in their arms, pelvis, spine and legs.

Pilates

Wednesdays 8:30-9:30am
Wednesdays 9:30 AM - 10:30 am
Cost: 9 WEEKS $90

Boost your metabolism and burn more calories with this 60 minute class! This class is perfect for the first time exerciser to the fitness enthusiast!
You will be given individual attention to ensure that you are getting the most from your workout and exercising safely! If your goal is weight loss, a scale will be available along with initial and ending measurements and Weight Loss tips. along the way!

Tai-Chi

ON HOLD
Thursdays, 12:30-1:15PM
Cost: $5 per class

New students welcome anytime.
Focusing the mind solely on the movements helps to bring about a state of calm and clarity, as you improve your balance and flexibility.
Instructor: Debbie LaDue

Hearing Screenings

3rd Wednesday of each month
1:30 - 2:30pm
By Appointment

Hearing screenings and hearing aid cleanings. Please be sure to make an appointment by calling the center, 978-448-1170.

Focus on Footcare

September 8 and 22 12:00-3:45 PM
October 13 and 27 12:00-3:45 PM
Cost: Each appointment is $40.
Provider: Sarah Kinghorn: BSN RN CFCN

During your visit you can expect a 30 minute appointment which will include; assessment, nail clipping, filing callus reduction and, completing the appointment, a gentle massage.

Groton Residents only