Fitness Programs for Seniors - Gunnison Community Recreation Center

Fitness Programs for Seniors

Come join us for your health - and for fun!

For questions about any of these programs, please contact Elizabeth ( or (970) 641-8060.
See below for all Senior Fitness class fees.


Silver Sneakers® Boom Muscle
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays (9:30AM - 10:15AM)

Using weights and body movement, this class incorporates athletic exercises that improve overall fitness. We will move through muscle conditioning, blocks and activity-specific drills (for example, kickboxing or fast-feet football). A great way to stay in shape for all the activities you love to do in and around Gunnison. Be prepared to sweat!

Click here to learn more about attending this class in-person or online!

Silver Sneakers® Classic
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays (10:15AM - 11AM)

Using weights, bands and balls, this class focuses on strengthening muscles and increasing range of motion and balance for every day activities. 

Click here to learn more about attending this class in-person or online!

Instructor for Boom Muscle and Classic:
Jessie Bertapelle - American Council on Exercise Personal and Group Fitness Instructor; certified Beachbody coach; certified Silver Sneakers® Instructor.

*Both classes offer standing and seated instruction.

Silver Sneakers® Splash
Time: Tuesdays (1:30PM - 2:15PM)
Location: Shallow Pool

In this fun, shallow-water exercise class you'll use a signature splash-board to increase strentgh and endurance. Splash is suitable for all skill levels and is safe for non-swimmers.

Instructor for Splash:
Aaron Gouw - Certified Silver Sneakers® Instructor; Graduate Student Assistatnt in Senior Health and Wellness; Gradaute Student in High Altitude Exercise Physiology.

Senior Walking Time
Monday, Wednesday, Friday (11:15AM - 12PM)

Reservations required

Reserve you time now! - (970) 641-8060



***Click here for updates on Pickleball play***

Senior Only Pool Hours
Tuesdays & Thursdays (2:30PM - 5:30PM)
Reservations required

Community members age 60 and up can reserve 1-hour timeslots in the Shllow Pool or Lap Pool. Reservations open each Thursday for the following week.

Entry to the pool is through the pool patio off the east parking lot; ADA entry is through the Rec Center main doors. There is no access to showers or locker rooms. Bring you own towel and face mask!

Reserve you time now! - (970) 641-8060


Fees for all Senior Fitness Classes (this does not include Pickleball - see above for Pickleball fees):

-  FREE for all Silver Sneakers® and Silver & Fit members.

-  Rec Center and Senior Center members:
  • $15 for 8-class punch card
  • $40 for 24-class punch card
  • $60 for 40-class punch card
- Non-Members:
  • $30 for 8-class punch card
  • $80 for 24-class punch card
  • $120 for 40-class punch card
- $5 Drop-in Fee for all classes

**T'ai Chi classes are FREE for all with a Senior Center annual membership (open to all ages!). Senior Center memberships are $25 annually for individuals/$45 for couples.

Stop at the Rec Center front desk to join the Rec Center and the Senior Center and to purchase punch cards!