In addition to the calories burned, regular workouts help reduce holiday stress. Engaging in physical activity with others who are working on similar fitness goals is both a positive incentive and a rewarding social outlet. Group classes, such as aerobics, encourage accountability when trying to stay fit throughout the year. Personal trainer packages also can help as does the option to train with a friend, share the costs and keep each other motivated and fit. Special classes, such as those designed for active older adults, also serve to foster healthy lifestyles.
The St. Peters Rec-Plex is the place to go to keep the waistline in check through the busy holiday season and beyond. It all starts with an open house on Friday, Nov. 27, after Thanksgiving, when guests can “Burn Off the Bird” by working out at the Rec-Plex between 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and trying out fitness classes and open activities for free.
Those wanting to get in shape can sign up with a new annual membership at the Rec-Plex any time before the New Year and pay nothing until Jan. 1. The clock on an annual one-year membership won’t start until Jan. 1, so visits this year are free. Sign up now to get the most bang for the buck and to immediately begin enjoying the Rec-Plex’s state-of-the-art cardio and weight training equipment, rubberized indoor track, open-play basketball, volleyball, pickleball, swimming, ice skating, free group aerobics, and more.
Members may also take advantage of special programs, including a grandparent family pass that gives grandparents a chance to enjoy the Rec-Plex with their grandkids.
Learn more at stpetersmo.net/rec-plex.