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Recreation Center

225 SE Avery St, Newport, OR 97365

Monday - Friday 5am - 9pm
Saturday 7am - 8pm
Sunday 11am - 6pm

Child Center Hours

School's Out Monday - Friday
3.30pm - 5.30pm
Friday Night Date Night 5.30pm - 8.30pm
Non-School Days 7.45am - 5.30pm
Summer Activity Club 7.45am - 5.30pm

Rec.Center Closures

November 22 - Thanksgiving
December 24th - Christmas Eve
December 25th - Christmas Day
December 31st close at 7pm - New Years Eve
January 1st - New Years Day 2019

Fitness Classes

Brenda Luntzel


Free with annual pass or $10 drop-in fee
If you want to schedule a training session on exercise equipment and/or you need guidance on a new or existing exercise program design, then contact Brenda Luntzel.
Brenda is our Fitness Specialist at the Recreation and Aquatic Center. Brenda’s hours vary. Please call 541- 574-5863 to contact her OR pick up an appointment card at the front desk.



10:00-11:00am: Wednesdays and Fridays
1:30-2:30pm: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Brenda Luntzel, Fitness Specialist, will be in the fitness center to answer questions and supervise the area. If you need a few minutes to review your fitness program or how to use a machine or two then please show up at any one of these times.



Balance Enhancement Training
This is a three class program. See dates below.
There are four aspects to this program. 1) Body Mechanics 2) Balance Systems 3) Balance Assessments 4) Exercises for balance and the body.
There is discussion time and exercise time each class.
Please wear comfortable clothing and flat, closed toed shoes.
It is important that you can commit to all three classes.
Free with Annual Pass or $30 session fee
Wednesdays from 11:00am-12 Noon OR
Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm
Instructor: Brenda Luntzel
Session 1: Wednesday 11:00am-Noon, Sept. 12, 19, 26
Thursday 3:30-4:30, Sept. 13, 20, 27
Session 2: Wednesday 11:00-Noon, Oct. 3, 10, 24
Thursday 3:30-4:30pm, Oct. 4, 11, 25
Session 3: Wednesday 11:00am-Noon, Nov. 7, 14, 21
Thursday 3:30-4:30, Nov. 8, 15, 29 (No class 11/22)



Free with Annual Pass
Tuesday & Thursday 12:00-1:00pm
(no class 11/22, 12/25)
10 classes/$50 or $6 drop-in fee
Instructor: Brenda Luntzel
Interval training using the current channel, deep water exercises, steps, balance and body conditioning. A wonderful warm water workout for any age or ability. Easy to moderate intensity. Class in the Activity Pool.



Free with Annual Pass
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8:00-9:00am (No class
9/3, 10/15, 10/17, 10/19, 12/24)
10 classes/$50 or $6 drop-in fee
Instructor: Brenda Luntzel
Includes a warm-up, moderate intensity aerobic patterns, and body conditioning using a variety of exercise toys. Both standing and floor work to have fun while you work hard!



Free with Annual Pass
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:00-7:50am (no class 10/16, 10/18, 11/22, 12/25)
10 classes/$50 or $6 drop-in fee
Instructor: Brenda Luntzel
An interval class combining floor & step movement intervals along with muscle conditioning intervals using mats and standing exercises. Good stretching at the end!



Free with Annual Pass
Mondays/Wednesday/Friday 9:15–9:45 am
(No Class 10/15, 10/17, 10/19, 12/24, 12/31)
10 classes/$25.00 or $4.00 drop-in
Instructor: Brenda Luntzel
Feeling stiff in your joints or less flexible in your range of motion? Give seated Stretch & Flex a try. This class is geared toward seniors but is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Try it as a warm up or cool down to complement your exercise routine. This class is so much FUN!



(This is not an organized group class)
Free with any Facility Pass or Day Pass Fee
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30-2:30pm
This is a circuit workout anyone can do independently, at any time, at whatever intensity level you choose, and however long you want to do the circuit program.
Brenda Luntzel will be up in the fitness center to encourage participation, provide instruction and support for the circuit program.


Tuesdays 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
$10.00 Drop in OR 10 punch pass $80.00
(No class Sept 4, Nov 20, and Dec 25)
Instructor: Emy Syrop
This energetic and rejuvenating vinyasa class will help you gain balance, strength and flexibility through physical postures. Learn to link your breath with movement and steady your mind for meditation. All yoga experiencelevels are welcome, from beginner to advanced.



MACC Class


Free with Annual Pass
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:15–11:15 a.m.
10 classes/$50 or $6.00 drop-in fee - First class is free
(No Class 11/22 & 12/25)
Instructor: Jacquelyn Oakes
This high energy, low-impact workout class offers great intensity to condition all the muscle groups. Come enjoy a fun workout with us. Drop-ins welcome!



The Newport Walking Club is a community club, started to encourage people in our community to get out and walk and is sponsored by the Newport Parks and Recreation Department. The club has a great website that allows members to schedule walks and invite others. http://www.meetup.com/Newport-Walking-Club/



Mondays & Fridays 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
(No classes Sept.3, Nov. 23, & Dec. 24, 31)
Wednesdays 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Ben Tarr
Learn traditional and Olympic styles with USTU, WRF certified instructors. Increase confidence, physical fitness, flexibility, strength, and self discipline while becoming part of this exciting sport. Try the first two classes for free and see if you like it.



Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:15 pm
(No class Dec 25)
$10.00 Drop in
Instructor: Karen Kennedy
Please pre-register at the desk. Forms are kept confidential.
Pre-Yoga Level 1 is a hands on, personalized entry level class for anyone with body stiffness, light to heavy aches and pains, or fatigue. A holistic approach to full body balancing. After a personal evaluation, specialized stretches are designed for each student with consideration of their current alignment, flexibility and limitations. Work at your own pace with individual guidance, improving the flexibility and strength of your lower body beginning with your feet and working up through your knees and hips.



Mon & Wed 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
(No class Sept. 3, Dec. 24, & 31)
$6.00 drop-in
Sign up monthly at $5.00 per class
Instructor: Amy Bendel
Splash your way into shape with this invigorating, low impact pool party. Because water creates natural resistance with little impact on your joints, this class is appropriate for any fitness level. Please note: you must be 17 years old to attend. Class size is limited, it is suggested that you sign up in advance.