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M-F 8a-5p


M-F 5a-9:30p
Sat. 6a-5p
Sun. 1:30p-5p



M-F 9a-12p and 1p-6p

Sat. 9a-1p




Pool/Fitness Center

6/24-6/25 Staff Training
7/4 Holiday Hours (6a-3p)
8/12- 9/24 Annual Maintenance



Holidays/No Classes
7/4 Independence Day
8/20- 9/4 Annual Maintenance




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Drop in fees for all exercise classes are $6 unless otherwise indicated.


Exercise ClassesRiver Road Aerobics


Silver & Fit Membership Pass

Are you a Sliver & Fit member? This program is for ages 65+ and is accessed through Medicare part B. CONTACT YOUR INSURANCE PROVIDER TO SEE IF YOU QUALIFY. You are entitled to access our fitness center and pool at no charge. Water Exercise classes at the pool are an additional fee. Classes that are available to Silver & Fit members include:

Fitness Pass Classes
Beginning Yoga
Tai Chi for Balance (multiple classes)
Chair Yoga
Gentle Yoga for Seniors
Pilates for Mature Adults
Arthritis Exercise Program
Gentle Yoga
Preventing Falls


Arthritis Exercise Program  

The Arthritis Exercise Program uses gentle activities to help people with arthritis increase joint flexibility and range of motion, maintain muscle strength and decrease pain. Classes are specially designed for people of all ages with arthritis and limited movement. Exercise from the comfort of your chair. Instructor: June Martinez.
6/20-8/17  . . . TuTh . . . 1:15-2p
Adult: $40 ID/$48 OD  . . . Senior: $32 ID/$40 OD


Flexibility & Core Strengthening

This class is all about correcting muscle imbalances, relaxing over-tight muscles, improving joint range of motion, preventing injury, improving balance and core strength.  Mat or towel and foam roller required. Class is limited to 10 people. Instructor: NASM Fitness Specialist, Ann Prokenpek.
6/22-8/17 . . . Th . . . 10:15-11a
Adult: $30 ID/$35 OD . . . Senior: $25 ID / $30 OD



Fitness Class Pass

River Road Park and Recreation District offers several different options for entry into our fitness classes. We offer some classes as registered classes and some classes as fitness pass classes, with several opportunities for drop-in participation as well. A fitness class pass allows you a specific number of visits to certain fitness classes. See below for a list of classes.


All Fitness Pass sales are final. No refunds will be issued for unused visits. Drop in class fee can only be applied toward the cost of a Fitness Pass within 24 hours of attending the class is was purchased for.


25 Visit Pass Adult: $80 ID/$95 OD . . . Senior: $65 ID/$80 OD
10 Visit Pass Adult: $40 ID/$50 OD . . . Senior: $30 ID/$40 OD
Drop in fee: $6


Dance Fitness

A simple yet physically challenging fun blend of fitness and dance. Easy to follow and fun to learn. Adaptable to your own fitness level. Come & dance like no one is watching. Instructor: Sally Pravel.
6/19-8/18 . . . MWF . . . 5:30-6:30p



Is it dance? Is it fitness? Is it amazing? Yes, ZUMBA® fitness is for everyone, with Latin inspired, contagious routines that are easy to follow and downright addictive. ZUMBA® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a kind fitness program that will make you want to work out. Feel the music and let loose!

6/19-8/18 . . . MWF . . . 6:35-7:35p . . . Maribel B.
6/20-8/17 . . . TuTh . . . 6-7a . . . Pamela H.
6/24-8/19 . . . Sa . . . 8:45-9:45a . . . Pamela H. . . . Annex


Zumba Gold ®

ZUMBA GOLD® is for all fitness levels. It takes the Zumba® formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of all participants. Zumba Gold® is unique as two instructors lead the class demonstrating basic moves and Zumba Gold modifications. Stay in shape and discover fun and fitness at a pace that is right for you.
Instructors: Elaine West and Cara Allen.

6/19-8/14 . . . M . . . 9:50-10:50a . . . Annex
6/20-8/17 . . . TuTh . . . 9:50-10:50a  . . . Emerald Park
6/24-8/19 . . . Sa . . . 8:45 – 9:45a  . . . Emerald Park


Variable-Intensity Interval Training

Age 21+. Start the morning off right in this Variable-Intensity Interval Training class. You will increase your strength and endurance; improve your flexibility and mobility while turning your body into a fat burning machine. Attend regularly and watch your fitness level improve. Instructor: NASM Fitness Specialist, Ann Prokenpek.

6/19-8/16 . . . MW . . . 6-7a
6/19-8/18 . . . MWF . . . 7:30-8:25a



It’s time to get into shape. Exercises to tone, strengthen, and shape will be conducted to a variety of music. Slow down the aging process and reduce tension by using muscles and making them long and slender. Wear shoes with ankle support. Instructor: Pam Wagnon.

6/19-8/18 . . . MWF . . . 8:30-9:30a


Step It Up

This step based class (can be done with or without a step) will improve your cardiovascular fitness and muscular endurance with moves that are easy to follow and fun. Weights and bands are incorporated into class to increase strength and work on functional fitness to improve your daily life. Wear good shoes, bring your water. Instructor Alaina McCullugh.

6/19-8/18 . . . MWF . . . 9:50-10:50a



Re-energize your body in this class using yoga and Pilates moves for intense core and total body strengthening, sculpting and flexibility. This energetic class will unleash your inner warrior leaving you strengthened, stretched and sweaty! Wear comfortable clothes and bring your water. Instructor: Alaina McCullough.
6/20-8/17 . . . TuTh . . . 8:30-9:30a


Body Shop

Join personal trainer Jeff Hardisty for 45 minutes of unique and challenging exercise routines. Build strength and endurance, improve flexibility and mobility. In Jeff’s successful “Be Fit for Life” class, he talks about getting and staying fit, now let him show you how. All exercises can be adapted to your current level of fitness. Instructor: Jeff Hardisty.
7/11-8/17 . . . TuTh . . . 5:15-6p
7/14-8/18 . . . F . . . 6-6:45a


Cardio, Core & Flex

This total body cardio, core, and flexibility workout improves cardio-endurance, will help tone your body, strengthen your entire core, and is just a whole lot of fun! Burn mega calories during the first part of the class while performing various cardio and agility exercises. The last half of the class focuses on core work, flexibility, and relaxation.

6/20-8/17 . . . TuTh . . . 6-7:30p


Fit Frenzy Outdoor Bootcamp

A fit test will be performed on day 1, and the last day of this session.  Fit Frenzy Outdoor Bootcamp provides a combination of strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core, and functional movement patterns to help you get into the best shape of your life. Then there is “the after burn.” Ann uses a scientifically proven exercise formula to create Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption (EPOC) that increases your metabolism for several hours after your workout! Yep! You burn fat for HOURS after your workout!  Learn to properly fuel your body for optimum performance, and without deprivation or crazy extremes. This class is held outside in the park.
Instructor:  NASM Fitness Specialist, Ann Prokenpek.
6/19-8/16 . . . MW . . . 5:45-6:30p



Tennis & PickleballRiver Road Tennis



This racket sport is similar to badminton, tennis and racquetball. It is a simple paddle game played using a special perforated slow-moving ball over a tennis-type net on a badminton sized court. Check the board in the lobby for any schedule changes.
6/19-8/18 . . . MWF . . . 11a-12:45p . . . More advanced play
6/19-8/18 . . . MWF . . . 12:45-1:30p . . . Learning/less advanced play
$10 a term OR $5 drop in


Summer Tennis

The following sessions meet at the North Eugene High School courts located at 200 Silver Lane. River Road Park’s Tennis program is open to players of all ages and experience levels, from novice to advance. Activities taught include fundamentals, drills, rules, positioning, strategy, and singles / doubles games. All lessons are weather permitting. Additional lessons are available by arrangement. Please call/text instructor Bob Reed at 541-543-4245 or email reedrobert77@gmail.com for more information. Students should bring their punch card to the first class they attend. (Punch cards can be purchased online or at the business office.) Drop-in payment may also be made on site.
Youth lessons: Ages 4-12
5/15-10/4  . . . MW  . . . 6:00-7:00pm
4 Lesson Punch Card $18
8 Lesson Punch Card $32
Drop-in $5


Junior and Adult lessons: Ages 13+
5/15-10/4  . . . MW  . . . 7:00-8:30pm
4 Lesson Punch Card $22
8 Lesson Punch Card $40
Drop-in $6


Summer Tennis Jamborees

These fun events are open to players of all ages and levels and will include games, matches and fun competitions. All jamborees are drop-in events; no advance registration required. For more information contact. Bob Reed at 541-543-4245.
All Ages . . . Drop in $6
6/26, 7/10, 7/24, 8/7, 8/21 . . . M . . . 7-8:45p
7/5, 7/19, 8/2, 8/16 . . . W . . . 7-8:45p

6th Annual River Road Parks Tennis Tourney

The 6th Annual River Road Tennis Tourney will be July 15-16 at the North Eugene High School tennis courts and will include singles, doubles, and mixed doubles events for players of all ages and levels. Entries will be available by June 19. Please call Bob Reed at 541-543-4245 or e-mail reedrobert77@gmail.com for more information.



Yoga & PilatesRiver Road Yoga

Please bring a yoga mat to class. Mats are not provided.


Beginning Yoga

This class is designed as an introduction to yoga practice. Class is slower paced and focused on learning foundational poses. Come to learn and relax. You don’t need to be able to touch your toes; you just have to be willing to try. Limited to 10 people. Co-Instructors: Hilary Kretchmer & Laura Ratti.
6/22-8/17 . . . Th . . . 9-10a
Adult: $25 ID/$30 OD . . . Senior: $20 ID/$25 OD


Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga is a great option for those who find it hard to get up and down from the floor. Yoga helps reduce pain, stretches and relaxes the body, and calms the mind. The poses can be adapted. Instructor: Megas MacDonald.
6/20-8/17 . . . TuTh . . . 11a-12p
Adult: $50 ID/$60 OD  . . . Senior: $40 ID/$50 OD


Core Yoga for Women

Class focuses on the core of the body using hatha and tantra yoga poses. A short yoga flow sequence helps energize the body. Poses increase hip flexibility, strengthen pelvic muscles, and tone internal organs of the pelvis. Chronic low back pain, indigestion, constipation, and female sexual ailments are some of the issues addressed. Beginners welcome. Instructor: Glenda King.
6/19-8/18 . . . MWF . . . 9:30-10:45a
Adult: $80 ID/$95 OD . . . Senior: $65 ID/$80 OD


Gentle Yoga for Seniors

A gentle form of Hatha Yoga that combines easy stretches with conscious breathing and focus within. Leave every class with a smile. Class is structured for all levels of ability. Class limited to 10 people. Instructor: Joan Dobbie.
6/19-8/18 . . . MWF . . . 8-9a
Adult: $65 ID/$80 OD  . . . Senior: $50 ID/$65 OD
6/19-8/18 . . . MWF . . . 9:15-10:15a
Adult: $65 ID/$80 OD  . . . Senior: $50 ID/$65 OD


Hatha Yoga for Women

Come to renew, enlighten, rejoice, strengthen, detoxify, relieve stress, and connect to ourselves and the world around us. The act of practicing Asanas (yoga postures) builds inner and outer strength, increases flexibility, strengthens the immune system improves balance and focus, increases energy, and calms the mind. Leave rejuvenated and relaxed. Held at the River Road Annex, 1055 River Rd. Instructor: Megas MacDonald.
6/20-8/17 . . . TuTh . . . 9-10:15a
Adult: $75 ID/$90 OD  . . . Senior: $60 ID/$75 OD


Hatha Yoga / Hypnomeditation

This class provides two hours of connecting with yourself and the source of your being through positive use of body and mind. Practice yoga postures for body awareness, health, deep and relaxing your body and mind. Hypno-meditation guides the mind using creative imagery and positive suggestions. Held at the Annex, 1055 River Rd. Instructor: Lorilynn Imbler.
6/21-8/16 . . . W  . . . 4-6p
6/21-8/16 . . . W . . . 7-9p
Adult: $85 ID/$100 OD  . . . Senior: $70 ID/$85 OD
Drop-in: $15


Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga is an easy fun all natural exercise. It helps fight disease, improve immune system, decrease stress and alleviate PTSD. Laughter improves mental focus and clarity, increases serotonin levels and reduces anxiety. It is a natural way to feel and look young! Laughter Yoga improves physical, emotional and psychological strength and creates stronger connection between people. You do not need to know Yoga to do Laughter Yoga, you just bring your smile :) The class has 4 main components: deep breathing, clapping and laughing exercises, childlike play, and movement. Class is limited to 10 people. Instructor: Juhee Hahn
6/19 – 8/17 . . . MTh . . . 11:15a-12:15p
Adult: $50 ID/$60 OD  . . . Senior: $40 ID/$50 OD


Midday Yoga

Come to strengthen, lengthen and stretch muscles. Increase flexibility and balance, expand lung capacity, and calm the nervous system while improving focus, immune function and energy. Beginners welcome. Instructor: Laura Ratti.
6/21-8/16 . . . W . . . 11a-12:15p
Adult: $40 ID/$50 OD . . . Senior: $30 ID/$40 OD


Restorative Yoga

This yoga practice begins with gentle, restorative movement designed to promote relaxation and unwind tension in the body. The remainder of the class features simple, guided meditation called Yoga Nidra, which is, in short, an ancient sleep-based meditation technique. When the mind is escorted into the background, the wisdom of the body is able to come through and facilitate natural healing work. Afterwards, one can expect to feel peaceful, more limber or find a deeper sense of clarity. Class is limited to 10 people. Instructor: Aricha Pluid.
6/21-8/16 . . . W . . . 7:30-8:45p
Adult: $45 ID/$55 OD . . . Senior: $35 ID/$45 OD


Yoga for Core Strength

Begin with a short yoga flow sequence, which warms and tones the whole body. A series of standing and floor poses are designed to increase hip flexibility, and to strengthen the lower back and abdominal muscles. Pelvic floor strengtheners are emphasized. Chronic low back pain, indigestion, constipation, and other ailments of the pelvis are some of the issues addressed. Instructor: Glenda King. No class 2nd Tuesday of each month.
6/20-8/24 . . . TuTh . . . 4:30-5:45p . . . Annex
6/20-8/24 . . . TuTh . . . 6-7:15p . . . Annex
Adult: $75 ID/$90 OD  . . . Senior: $60 ID/$75 OD
6/24-8/19 . . . Sa . . . 9:30-10:45a . . . Emerald Park
Adult: $40 ID/$50 OD  . . . Senor: $30 ID/$40 OD


Yoga for Sassy Seniors

Yoga poses are modified for the senior body. Props are used to assist with balance and alignment. Conscious breathing strengthens focus and expands lungs while physical strength and flexibility are increased. The body and mind are energized and many old tensions are released. Beginners welcome.
Instructor: Glenda King.
6/19-8/18 . . . MWF . . . 8-9:15a
Adult: $80 ID/$95 OD . . . Senior: $65 ID/$80 OD



Build strength and improve function in this beginning/intermediate level Pilate’s class. Focus on core strength and stability, range of motion and balance. Instructor: Deborah Power.
6/19-8/16 . . . MW  . . . 6-7p
Adult: $60 ID/$75 OD  . . . Senior: $45 ID/$60 OD


Pilates for Mature Adults

The benefits of the mind/body practice of Pilates include better joint mobility, flexibility, balance, body awareness and improved posture. Includes warm-up exercises focusing on strength, body alignment, balance and cool down stretching. Bring a yoga mat, towel, and water. Held at River Road Annex, 1055 River Road. Instructor: Hilary Kretchmer.
6/19-8/16 . . . MW . . . 8:30-9:30a
Adult: $60 ID/$75 OD  . . . Senior: $45 ID/$60 OD




Tai Chi


East Meets West - Tai Chi for Balance

Combines movement, balance, strength, and awareness! Class blends alignment and breath work with variations on core and upper body exercises. This exercise program combines movement activities from evidence-based exercises or therapies aimed at promoting mental and physical health.
Instructor: Denise Thomas-Morrow.
6/19-7/12 . . . MW . . . 2-3p
Adult: $31 ID/$36OD . . . Senior: $26 ID/$31 OD
7/17-8/16  . . . MW  . . . 2-3p
Adult: $31 ID/$36 OD  . . . Senior: $26 ID/$31 OD


Tai Chi for Balance – Beginning

Introduction to Simplified Yang 24 Form. Basic 8 form set continued for balance & coordination. 24 form taught in easy to learn sets that can be performed separately. Warm up exercises for joints & connective tissue, Chi Kung (Qigong) exercises for energy boost & longevity. Held at River Road Annex, 1055 River Road. Instructor: Don Hildenbrand.
6/23-8/18 . . . F . . . 10-11:30a
Adult: $46 ID/$55 OD . . . Senior: $37 ID/$46 OD


Tai Chi for Balance – Intermediate

Simplified 24 Yang Form for health, fitness & meditation. Yang form sets taught. Qigong sets continued. Tai Chi Kung Set to the Four Directions. Introduction to 108 Traditional Yang Form: first section. Standing Meditation. Tai Chi Pushing Hands for Partners. Held at the Annex, 1055 River Road. Instructor: Don Hildenbrand.
6/23-8/18 . . . F . . . 11:30a-1p
Adult: $46 ID/$55 OD . . . Senior: $37 ID/$46 OD


Tai Chi Sword for Balance

Learn the 108 Yang Style Form with supplemental training in Tai Chi Sword. Tai Chi Sword combined with Qigong (Internal Work) and Tai Chi principles improve strength and fitness. Good for overall health, joint flexibility, and cardiovascular functions. Emphasis is on meditation. Movements are slow and easy to perform. Learn the short, medium and long forms. Sword forms are based on Yang and Chen Styles of Tai Chi. Light Tai Chi wood practice swords are used in preparation for the eventual use of traditional metal swords. Held at the Annex, 1055 River Road. Instructor: Don Hildenbrand.
6/23-8/18 . . . F  . . . 1-1:30p
Adult: $20 ID/$25 OD  . . . Senior: $15 ID/$20 OD


Tai Chi for Balance 1

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese form of exercise. It’s slow, graceful, rhythmic movements combined with natural breathing is invigorating and improves health. Tai Chi is great for improving balance and preventing falls. This class is designed for those with no Tai Chi experience. Held at the River Road Annex, 1055 River Road. Instructor: Suman Barkhas & Marcia Harlacher. No class on the 4th Wednesday of each month.
7/5-8/16 . . . W . . . 11a-12p
Adult: $27 ID/$33 OD  . . . Senior: $21 ID/$27 OD


Tai Chi for Balance 2

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese form of exercise. It’s slow, graceful, rhythmic movements combined with natural breathing is invigorating and improves health. Tai Chi is great for improving balance and preventing falls. Practicing Tai Chi is easy, low impact and is fun. This class is designed for those with some Tai Chi experience. Held at the River Road Annex, 1055 River Road. Instructor: Suman & Marcia Harlacher. No class the 4th Wednesday of each month.
7/5-8/16 . . . W . . . 9:45-10:45a
Adult: $27 ID/$33 OD  . . . Senior: $21 ID/$27 OD


Health Qigong

It’s soft, fluent and harmonious movements aim to improve energy circulation within the whole body, to loosen the joints, tone up and oxygenate the muscles and to relax the nervous system. There are both standing and sitting form and this Qigong has three aspects which make it such a valuable contributor to health care: preventative, curative and recuperative. Held at River Road Annex, 1055 River Road. Instructor: Suman Barkhas.
6/23-8/18 . . . F . . . 4:30-5:30p
Adult: $32 ID/$39 OD  . . . Senior: $25 ID/$32 OD




Martial ArtsRiver Road Martial Arts


Karate and Self-defense

Ages 10+. Learn classical karate united with modern self-defense concepts and techniques, specifically adapted to meet the needs of women and children. Karate training includes the striking, grappling and throwing defensive applications embedded within the classic kata (forms), non-contact sparring, and the traditional colored belt system of recognizing achievement and advancement. Held at Gymnastics NW, 30043 Leghorn Road. Call 541-688-8955 to register.
Instructor: Dave DeHart.
Every TuTh . . . 7-8:30p . . . $37/month


Tae Kwon Do

Ages 7+. Tae Kwon Do is a traditional Korean martial art performed with empty hands, bare feet and a strong spirit. Beginning class will learn kicking and hand techniques for self-defense, while developing physical fitness and self-confidence. Intermediate class offers advanced training in non-contact spar¬ring forms of self-defense for students wishing to advance. Held at Gymnastics NW, 30043 Leghorn Road. Call 541-688- 8955 to register. Instructor: John B. Camp.
Youth/Adult: Beg:  . . . MW  . . . 6:30-7:30p . . . $37/month
Youth/Adult: Int:  . . . MW  . . . 7:30-8:30p  . . . $37/month



Fitness CenterRiver Road Fitness Center

Fitness center use restricted to individuals 16 years or older.


Summer Hours

June 26 – August 13
Monday-Friday . . . 5a-9:30p
Saturday . . . 6a-5p
Sunday . . . 1:30p-5p


August 14 – September 4
Monday-Friday . . . 6a-8p
Saturday . . . 6a-5p
Sunday . . . 1:30p-5p


Personal Training

Looking for one-on-one personal training? River Road Park and Recreation District is pleased to announce that it now offers personal training. Our ACSM Certified Personal Trainers are committed to helping people feel and move better. Each workout takes approximately forty-five (45) minutes to complete and focuses on controlled strength, balance, and movements that increase flexibility, mobility, and agility. As one of our Certified Personal Trainers states, “There’s nothing wrong with being strong.” To set up your initial individualize personal training session, please contact the District office, 541-688-4052. Existing clients may contact the Pool office, 541-461-7777, directly. Cost: $30.00 per session


Personal Exercise Orientation

Invest up to an hour and a half with our certified Personal Trainer and realize the difference a stronger, healthier body can make. Whether you desire to lose fat, gain strength and/or increase your cardio-respiratory endurance, our experienced trainer will design a personalized, basic exercise regime for you and show you how to effectively use the Fitness Center equipment. Please contact the District office, 541-688-4052 to schedule your appointment today! $45 per session.


Fitness Center EquipmentFitness Center Equipment

Our fitness center is climate controlled and offers a wide variety of selectorized weight stations, free-weights and a variety of equipment for cardiovascular improvement. The fitness center has the following equipment:

True CS650 Treadmill
True CS800 Treadmill
Precor C964i Treadmill
True CS800 Recumbant Bicycle
NuStep Recumbant Stepper
Precor AMT
Dumbbells ranging from 3-100 lbs.
Standard resistance high/low pulley
Universal Leg Extension Machine
Olympic weights/squat rack
DVR Vertical Chest & Hip Machine
StairMaster Stair Stepper Machines
Tectrix Cable Stair Stepper
StarTrac 4000 SeriesTreadmills
Precor EFX Crosstrainers
Tetrix Recumbant Bicycles
StarTrac Spinning Bike
Concept II Ergometer Rowing Machine
Free Motion Squat Machine
Free Motion Cable Crossover Machine
Free Motion AB/Dip/Chin Machine
Paramount Smith Machine
Paramount Quad System
Paramount Seated Leg Press
Paramount Leg Ext./Leg Curl Machine
Paramount Chest Press/Butterfly Machine



Coin lockers: 25¢. Locker punch card: $5/20 punches.

Single Entry
Day Pass
10-Visit Pass
3-Month Pass
12-Month Pass
16 thru 17
18 thru 54
Age 55+
Fees also include the use fo the pool (as available), spa and sauna


Procedures for Fitness Center Use

1. All users must sign an Acknowledgement of Procedures form.


2. Check in at the pool office before using the Fitness Center.


3. Please DO NOT CROSS THE POOL DECK to enter the Fitness Center.


4. Please shower before using the pool/spa/sauna.


5. Pool is not always available during Fitness Center hours. Please refer to pool schedule.


6. You must be 16 years or older to use the Fitness Center.




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