Stroller Strides Group Exercise

Recreation Ministry

Welcome to Covenant's Recreation Ministries. We nurture good health - spiritual and physical - through a ministry of wellness, fitness, and fun. In our Recreation Center, we offer programs to strengthen minds, bodies, and spirits, while using our facilities and events to reach out to our neighbors in Charlotte. 

Below you will find information about our programs that range from personal training to summer camps to sports leagues to group exercise.  If you have any questions please contact Recreation Ministries Director James Huffman.  Thank you for stopping by and we hope to see you soon!

Youth Basketball Registration Now Open

Registration open from September 1 through October 6

Ages 5-18

Practices start first full week in November.  One practice each week.

Games start December 2

Coaches needed

Click here for registration form or stop by the Rec Center.  Must turn in the form to the Rec Center along with payment

Click here for the Coaches Form

Barbeque and Bluegrass

Sunday, October 8

5-7pm

We'll have live music, BBQ from Smokey J’s BBQ Food Truck, and games for all ages in the circle.

Rain or shine.

Cornhole, bocce ball, badminton, side walk chalk, early childhood games and more!

 

BBQ available from Smokey J’s Food Truck

 

Bluegrass played by local band Driveline

 

Questions/comments? Contact Recreation Director

James Huffman

James.huffman@covenantpresby.org


The 8 Treasures QiGong

Mondays Starting September 11th
2-3pm
Discover the healing power of Qigong through “The Eight Treasures” classes. Each class focuses on how to release stress from your mind and body.
All fitness levels are welcome.

For more information:
call  704-574-9880

 

Basketball

45+ Pick-Up Basketball: Sundays 3:00 - 5:00 pm.

One-on-One Basketball Lessons:  Take your game to the next level!  Get trained by: Ricky Price, former Duke & Overseas Professional Player.  See his website and information here http://www.gamereadysd.com

Basketball Court Rentals: Looking for a court so your group or business can have weekly basketball games?  We are your place for just $50 an hour!  Contact us today about your gym rental needs.

Youth Basketball League:  Youth fall/winterbasketball league with Playbook for Life.  Registration runs mid-September through mid-October.  Registration runs September 1 - October 9

Fitness

(You do not have to be a Recreation Center member to participate.)

Memberships: Covenant offers memberships to the Fitness Center.  With the membership you gain access to the weight room, track, lockers, showers and basketball court.

Personal Training: Our certified trainers offer one-on-one, buddy, and small group personal training. Fees vary.

Group Exercise Classes:  We offer Yoga, Functional Fitness, Boot Camp, Running Group, Stroller Strides, Body Back, and Total Body Training. Class types, days, times, and price packages vary.  First class free!  

Functional Fitness for Adults 60+: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays: 9:30 - 10:30 am  Exercise under the guidance of a licensed physical therapist. First Class Free!

Total Body Training: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-10am.  Work out your entire body utilizing weights, bars, bands, balls, your body, and the environment.  First class free, then only $8 drop-in fee.

Stroller Strides:   A total fitness program that parents can do with their babies. It includes power walking and intervals of strength and body toning exercises using exercise tubing, the stroller, and the environment.  Every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from 10:45am-11:45am.  For more information see their website at Fit4mom Meet in the Rec Center Lobby.

Private Yoga: One on one yoga sessions with Stephanie Jeon.

Devoted Fitness: Jesus music, ladies dancing, sweating, and praising... That's Devoted Fitness!  Group fitness for your soul. We minister to others through faith, fitness, and fellowship. 

Body Back: Under the Stroller Strides umbrella, Body Back® is a results-based workout designed for moms who want their body back; whether they just had a baby or their last child was born twenty years ago!

Yoga:

     Deep Stretch, Yin Flow:  A class designed to connect movement with breath, repeating movements and holding for longer periods to build strength and lengthen muscles.

     Covenant Yoga: Covenant Yoga is experiential worship specifically created to deepen your connection to Christ.  Our sole  purpose is to combine world class yoga with a Christ honoring experience that offers an opportunity to believers and non-believers alike to authentically connect with God

     Gentle & Relax Yoga: First Class Free! Beginners always welcome... mats, blocks and straps provided.      

     Seated Yoga: Great class for the older folks!

      Rise & Shine Yoga: Start your day off the right way with the yoga class.

Hip-Hop Fitness: Hip Hop Fitness uses simple hip hop moves combined with upbeat music to keep you moving the whole time. Hip Hop is a great class to get your cardio workout, and have fun while doing it!

Massage therapy is the manipulation of soft tissues for the purposes of enhancing health through relaxation, reduction of muscle tension and anxiety, improvement of circulation and an increase in range and ease of movement. Massage is a vital element in healing and management of many dis-eases, including those of a physical, spiritual or mental nature. Services include relaxation massage, deep tissue massage and joint mobilizations

     Mondays & Tuesdays by appointment, contact Debra at 704-236-4402 or at debra@synernet.com

     $80/hour, $110/90mins, ($225 for 3 one hour massage packages available). Located in EW218

For the printable schedule click this - Group Exercise/Class Schedule

     MONDAY                   

          9:30 am           Functional Fitness: 60+     

          10 am              Stroller Strides 

          2:00 pm -...     Massage Therapy   Call Debra Toth for appointment. (704) 236-4402

          7:00 pm          Body Back

     TUESDAY           

          6:00 am           Body Back (Outside/Gym)

          9:00 am           Total Body Training           

          10:00 am         Water Color   (RW2A)     

          10 am              Stroller Strides 

          12:30 pm         Deep Stretch, Vin Flow Yoga

          12:00 pm -...     Massage Therapy   Call Debra Toth for appointment. (704) 236-4402

          5:45 pm          Gentle Yoga  (RW3A)

          7:00 pm          Devoted Fitness

   WEDNESDAY          

          6:30 am           Rise & Shine Yoga

          9:30 am           Functional Fitness: 60+    

          10 am              Stroller Strides 

          12:15 pm         Seated Kripalu Yoga (Packages Available)   

          7:00 pm           Body Back

    THURSDAY          

          6:00 am           Body Back

          9:00 am           Total Body Training          

          9:30 am           Gentle Yoga  (RW3A)       

          10 am              Stroller Strides 

          10:00 am         Writing Class

          7:00 pm           Devoted Fitness

     FRIDAY          

          8:30 am           Stroller Strides  

          9:30 am           Functional Fitness: 60+     

     SATURDAY

          10:00 am         Stroller Strides

          11:00 am         Devoted Fitness

     SUNDAY           

          2:00 pm           Hip-Hop Fitness

          3:00 pm           Pick-Up Basketball: 45+          

          3:45 pm           Breathe, Stretch, and Relax  Yoga          

          5:00 pm           Covenant Yoga  

 

Children's Programs  

Party Rentals:  Rent our facility for your child's birthday, holiday, sports, movie theater, or dance party!  Have full use of the court, dining/activity area and game room.  Balls, scooters, skates, parachute, and more!  Two hour block of time.  Cost for members is $75, for non-members cost is $100.  Bounce houses available for $35. 

Little Aces Tennis: Our Little Aces clinic is designed to introduce the "little ones" to the skills necessary to play tennis. The class is made up of games designed to promote eye-hand coordination, footwork, and racquet skills using a 36 f00t Quickstart court along with the other proper equipment. Fun and ensuring each child's success are the top priorities.  Register at www.charlottecitytennis.com

Youth Basketball League:  Youth fall/winter basketball league with Playbook for Life.  Registration runs September through early-October. 

Play Spanish: Play Spanish is a program designed to introduce children to the Spanish language and culture through a play-based curriculum. http://www.playspanish.com/

Discovery Afternoon: Extend the daily preschool curriculum while exploring science and the arts while discovering the world around us. 

Soccer Shots: Introduce your child to the joys of soccer with Soccer Shots!  https://www.soccershots.org/charlotte/

Summer Camps:  We have you covered with offereing from Spanish, basketball, soccer, art, music, yoga and preschool!  Click here for the brochure. 

Other Activities and Groups

Coed Adult Sports Leagues:  During the year we offer kickball, softball, volleyball, soccer, and flag football.  Call 704.334.7491 to learn what league is currently enrolling.  For rain outs call SportsLink rainout line 704.749.7530

The Word Play Writing Class: Bring your pen, paper, and imagination for this fun writing class. Nurture your mind, body, and spirit through creative writing and poetry classes. Workshops also held. Dates and fees vary. Visit http://www.maureenryangriffin.com, or call Maureen at 704.494.9961.

Watercolor Class: Watercolor class offered Tuesday: 10:00 - 11:30 am $8.00 drop-in fee. Contact Frank Saunders at 704.636.6685. Experience preferred.

Baby Showers: Need a place to hold a baby shower?  We can help.  Call 704-804-7566

Spring & Summer Hours:

Mon. - Thurs.  6:00 am - 9:30 pm

Fri. 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sat. 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sun. 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Fall & Winter Hours:

Mon. & Wed. 5:45 am - 9:30 pm

Tues. & Thur. 6:00 am - 9:30 pm

Friday 5:45 am - 7:00 pm 

Sat. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sun. 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 

We are a free Wi-Fi spot!  

Free parking directly outside of the center.

Locker rooms and showers available.

We are a recycle drop off point for old keys, cell phones, old jewerly, rechargeable batteries, ink cartridges, and corks!     

Weekday Lunch (Tuesday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Most weeks, we offer a nutritious and delicious lunch in our Fellowship Hall. Bring a friend or work colleague to enjoy good food and fellowship – open to all.

Lunch includes soup, salad bar, entree, side, dessert and drink for $7.