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Descriptions and Rates

Group Fitness Class Descriptions

Classes listed in black are free for members. Specialty classes, listed in color and starred with an asterisk, vary in price. Classes with consistently low enrollment may be canceled. For the most up to date schedule, call the front desk at 703.323.0880.  Babysitting is available.

Please note that Beginner Core, Level 1 Strength, Stretch, and Zumba® classes are on break through September 7. 

Fall Schedule (effective September 8-December 31)

Aqua Zumba®
Thursdays, 9:30am–10:15am
Fridays, 9:30am–10:30am
Utilizing the benefits of water resistance, this class, conducted in the shallow area of the pool, features exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. It’s easy to do, effective and no experience is necessary.

Cardio Cycling
Sundays, 8:30am–9:30am; Mondays, 9:30am–10:30am; Wednesdays, 7:15am–8am, 9:30am–10:30am; Fridays, 7:15am-8am, 9:30am–10:30am
Build endurance and increase cardiovascular fitness as your instructor takes you on a ride on stationary bicycles. Maximum 11 participants per class, you are encouraged to preregister, up to 48 hours in advance, at the front desk to reserve a bike.

Cardio Dance Fusion
Mondays, Fridays, 8:30am–9:15am
Come dance those calories away in a class with music from every era and every genre — try jazz, disco, and even a little of the pony during this upbeat hour. You’ll sing to every song and realize how much fun a cardio workout can be.

Cardio Hip Hop Dance Workout
Wednesdays, 7:45pm–8:45pm
Do you love watching dance contests on TV or do you miss dancing at the club downtown? Or maybe you just hate the treadmill and want a new way of working out and burning calories! Come join the fun and feel the energy as you dance to hip-hop, R&B, pop and electronic music while getting in shape!

Cardio Kickboxing
Tuesdays, Thursdays, 7:30pm–8:30pm
This is a high energy martial arts and aerobic-style workout. This class finishes with toning and gives low and high impact options.

Core & Balance: Beginner
Fridays, 10:30am–11:15am
To accommodate participants who either do not want to or cannot get down on the floor, this class is done standing at the barre. The class will focus on balance, gaining good posture through core strength, and end with standing flexibility exercises. It is recommended that participants register with the front desk to reserve a spot in the class up to 48 hours in advance.

Core Intermediate  
Thursdays, 8:30am–9:15am; Fridays, 9:30am-10:15am
Increase your core strength while giving your back more flexibility. Learn how to engage your core properly to increase strength, control, balance and posture. This class uses Pilates concepts to lengthen the core and is done primarily on the floor. It is recommended that participants register with the front desk to reserve a spot in the class up to 48 hours in advance.

Core Advanced
Tuesdays, 8:45am–9:15am
If you are ready for a change in your core workout and crave intensity, this class is for you. Enhance strength and stamina, and get closer to that athletic body you’ve been working for.

H2O (Water Aerobics)
Mondays, Wednesdays, 9:30am–10:30am
This water aerobics class is performed in the shallow area of the pool. It’s a safe resistance for aerobic conditioning, perfect for the joint-sensitive individual.


Contact Lynne at 202.758.6946 or visit for class details.

Sundays, 9:15am–10:15am; Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 8:15am–9:15am; Tuesdays, Thursdays, 7pm–8pm; Saturdays, 8am–9am~

This workout program offers a fusion of jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, and kickboxing movements with low impact options available. Members can enjoy their first week FREE!  Non-members get their first class FREE.  A discounted rate of 50% off on the Jazzercise monthly fee is available to full JCC members.  Participants should be able to stand on their feet for the full hour and be comfortable getting down and up off the floor.  Call Lynne at 202.758.6946 for more information.

Tuesdays, 7:30am–8:45am
A high-intensity interval aerobic exercise program that includes punching and kicking using mitts and shields.

Level I Strength Training (will return in September)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, 11:30am–noon
For those brand new to exercise or getting back into exercise from an injury. This class is 30 minutes long and includes basic ROM strength training and stretching done while seated to get new exercisers started on a healthy path.

Level II Strength Training (Formerly Beginner SST)
Mondays, Wednesdays, 10:45am–11:30am
These classes are for those who have been in the Level I class consistently for at least 3 months or have been doing minimal exercising and are ready to do a little more. This class is 45-minutes long and includes a 5–8 minute cardio warm-up done seated and standing, 30–35 minutes of weight training, and 5–8 minutes of stretching.

Level III Strength Training (Formerly Intermediate SST)
Thursdays, 10:30am–11:30am
This class is for those who have been in the Level II class consistently for at least 6 months and are ready to add in a little more conditioning. This class is an hour-long and includes 15 minutes of standing cardio, 15 minutes of strength training, 15 minutes of balance training and 15 minutes of stretching.

Level IV Strength Training and Conditioning (Formerly Advanced SST)
Mondays, Wednesdays, 9:30am-10:30am
This class is for those who have been in Level III consistently for at least one year and are ready to push their conditioning to the next level. This hour-long class includes 30 minutes of standing aerobics followed by 30 minutes of strength training done seated and standing using 1–5 pound weights and resistance bands.

Level V Strength Training and Endurance (Formerly Sculpt & Shape)
Mondays, Wednesdays, 9:30am–10:15am
This class is for those who have been exercising consistently (at least 3 days per week), can lift more than 5 pound dumbbells, use a green resistance tube or higher, and who are ready to be pushed to the next level. This class does standing exercises, floor exercises, and includes movements such as full squats, lunges, sit-ups, planks, and push-ups. This challenging 45-minute class moves at a fast pace so expect your muscles to be sore for a few days after the class.

Stretch & Meditate
Tuesdays, 9:30am–10:15am; Saturdays, 8am–8:45am~
Come in and enjoy a relaxing stretch class focused on lengthening your body and reducing stress.
~Saturday classes must be paid in advance.

Tai Chi
Tuesdays, 10:30am–11:30am
This is a Chinese martial art primarily practiced for its health benefits, including reducing tension and stress. Tai chi emphasizes complete relaxation, and is essentially a form of meditation. The first 15 minutes are geared to those new to Tai Chi.

Contact:, 703.537.3028
Mondays, 7:15pm–8:30pm
Physical exercises, meditations and breathing designed to integrate the mind, body and spirit. This class is recommended for those that can get down to and up from the floor easily.
Drop-in Fee:  $20/ $18 member         
Code:          #561/ #560 member

Session I
Thursdays, September 10-October 8 (5 weeks)
Fee: $100/ $90 member
Before Sept. 3: $80/ $70 member
Code: #6873

Session II
Mondays, October 12-November9 (5 weeks)

Fee:  $100/ $90 member
Before Oct. 5: $80/ $70 member
Code:   #6671

Session III
Mondays, November 16-December 21 (6 weeks)
Fee: $116/ $104 member
Before Nov. 9: $96/ $84 member
Code: #6875

Zumba® (will return in September)
Thursdays, 9:30am–10:15am
This class features exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. It’s easy to do, effective and no dance experience is necessary.

Zumba® Gold
Tuesdays, 9:30am–10:15am
This class uses Latin music with modified moves and pace to suit the needs of the active older participant and those just starting their fitness journey.

*Class has a fee

Nonmember Class Rates

      Group Fitness Passes

Drop In: $12 (pay at front desk; give receipt to instructor)
Code: #580

10-class pass: $85
Code: #581

Adults 65+ Class Passes

Drop In: $6 (pay at front desk; give receipt to instructor)
Code: #583

10-class pass: $40
Code: #584

Saturday classes must be paid in advance.

Inclement Weather Policy

  • If Fairfax County Schools are closed, group fitness classes are canceled. If Fairfax County Schools have a delayed opening, group fitness classes will run as scheduled.
  • Yoga: No refunds or credits will be issued if a class is canceled due to inclement weather.
  • Jazzercise: Please contact Lynne at 202.758.6946.

For questions regarding group exercise classes or scheduling, please contact


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