Group X Class Schedule
What is Group X?
Tired of your exercise routine? Shake up your workout, and expand your fitness options with a Group X Pass at the Prairie Activity & Recreation Center.
Group X Pass provides access to over 20 fitness classes per week at PARC or Plainfield Township Community Center (PTCC).
Current PARC Fitness Members can purchase an Unlimited Pass for an additional $25/month (with electronic fund transfer.)
Group X Punch Pass
Fitness members as well as non-members can also purchase single, 5-punch, and 10-punch class passes to pay as you go. The more passes you purchase the bigger the discount!
- 1 Punch Pass – Member $8, Resident $10, Non-Resident $13
- 5 Punch Pass – Member $30, Resident $45, Non-Resident $50
- 10 Punch Pass – Member $50, Resident $80, Non-Resident $100
Group X Classes
(January through March)
Find a Group X class that fits your workout style and get started today. Classes start in January and run through March at the Prairie Activity & Recreation Center. To learn more about PARC Group X classes call 815-436-8812, or stop by the front desk, 24550 W. Renwick Rd.
Barlates is our own combination of Barre and Pilates. It will be a moderate-intensity Barre class set to a slower pace with an additional emphasis on Mat Pilates concepts and exercises. Slightly less intense than barre, but more intense than Pilates. This is a great workout for all levels and will leave you feeling energized!
Your traditional calisthenics class mixed with body weight training, strength movements, and high intensity intervals. If you are looking to leave class feeling accomplished, look no further.
Butt & Guts
A class dedicated to toning your abs and glutes filled with multiple variations of squats, lunges, planks, crunches, leg-lifts, and other strengthening moves intended to tone your glutes and abs. Class is designed to target and tone your lower body and entire core.
Utilize your own body weight to challenge the muscles using the Pilates method. You’ll learn how to find your alignment and progress through exercises that activate your core and challenge your entire body.
A fitness-based approach to Vinyasa style flow. Students will focus on linking conscious breath with a vigorous and mindful flow. In a power yoga class, students will build strength, flexibility and concentration while cleansing the body and calming the mind.
Step & Sculpt
A step aerobics class that teaches basic combinations at an intermediate level for a safe and effective cardiovascular workout and combines toning aspects of resistance training. A great class for intermediate and advanced fitness levels.
New! Yin Yoga
Yin yoga consists of a series of long-held, passive floor poses that mainly work the lower part of the body – the hips, pelvis, inner thighs, lower spine. These areas are especially rich in connective tissues. The poses are held for up to five minutes, sometimes longer
Three workouts in one! The 20/20/20 class is designed to give you the ultimate challenge and total body workout. Sweat through 20 minutes of cardio, 20 minutes of strength training, and 20 minutes of stretching and core work. Are you ready for the challenge?
Active Adult Group X classes
For those residents 40 and up, Active Adult Group X classes are customized to your workout style and intensity level to keep you moving toward your fitness goals. Active Adult Group X classes are held at Plainfield Township Community Center, 15014 S. Des Plaines St. in Plainfield.
Stretch, Core & More
The importance of stretching is often missed. As we age, or build muscle the need for stretching only increases. This class will focus on movements and exercises that loosen the muscles, joints, and tendons. In addition, the core will be another area of focus.
Strength & Balance
Participants will concentrate on the strength needed to perform activities of daily living such as, rising from a chair, reaching the top shelf, lifting groceries and feeling confident as you walk. We will use bands, tubing, and weights to aide in building strength. This class is designed in a small group atmosphere, beginning level, in order to ensure that all participants make positive changes in strength and balance.
Fitness Active Adult
Exercise has been proven to reduce pain and stiffness, as well as improving strength and overall health. This class is designed for the Active Adult who wants to experience an introduction to cardiovascular fitness while incorporating both strength and balance. Improve your strength, flexibility and posture.
Step it up a notch with this cardio, power up class especially designed for the adult who wants a faster tempo and motivational exercises! Improve your agility, balance, strength, and coordination! This class includes moderate to moderately heavy low impact cardio exercise and resistance training focusing on major muscle groups and strengthening for the heart and lungs.