WHAT: Loyola Center for Fitness will offer Aqua Arthritis, a pool class designed by the Arthritis Foundation specifically for relieving arthritis pain and stiffness. The class allows arthritis sufferers to exercise without putting excess strain on joints and muscles.
âExercise is one of the best ways to control pain and improve function. These classes allow arthritis sufferers the opportunity to get the benefits of exercise in a comfortable, low-impact environment,â said Val Walkowiak, medical integration coordinator at the Loyola Center for Fitness.
Arthritis sufferers will gain strength and flexibility as a trained instructor guides the class through low-impact exercises in a warm-water environment.
WHERE: Loyola Center for Fitness 2160 S. First Ave. Maywood IL 60153
WHEN: Mondays and Wednesdays June 6 - July 18 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays June 7 - July 14 6:35 pm - 7:35 pm
PRICE: $55 for members, $75 for non-members
WHO: For information on the program, contact Val Walkowiak at (708) 327-3526.