Interested in learning a martial arts technique that can improve physical and mental well-being? Aikido is a modern Japanese martial training that emphasizes body movement and momentum rather than punches and kicks. The course teaches blocking, rolling, locking, and throwing movements that help students learn to control the force of an opponent. It’s a great way to get fit, strengthen and tone, and learn non-violent strategies for self defense.Learn More
If you’re looking for an effective and comfortable way to strengthen and tone, look no further than aqua-fit. It’s a low-impact aerobics class performed in the water, so it’s easy on joints and appropriate for all fitness levels. The class utilizes easy-to-learn moves set to music, like jumping jacks, toe-touches, and simple dance/aerobic steps. You’ll strengthen your muscles, get a great cardio workout, and have fun.Learn More
Shoot, score, goal! With hockey clinics and tournaments at Michigan Tech, you can improve your skills and satisfy your competitive side. Featuring the Randy McKay 3-on-3 tournament, a unique hockey competition that accommodates all ages and skill levels. Games are played side by side on the ice, so they’re fast paced and action-packed! If tournaments aren’t your thing, check out drop-in hockey—these games are all about fun and ice time in a more relaxed setting.Learn More
Sharpen your blades, dust off your skates, and hit the ice in this class designed for the beginner adult skater, or those looking to brush up on their skills. Divided into four levels, you can progress at your own pace while being challenged and motivated. Learn the elements of skating forward and backward, plus how to do turns and stops. After you’ve mastered the basics, you can take on more challenging moves. Stay active and enjoy the ice!Learn More
A dynamic workout designed to shape and tone the body is just a few steps away. Currently featuring two unique programs to get you moving: PiYo and Power Pilates. PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. Burn fat and sculpt and define your whole body as you minimize the aches and pains that often accompany high-impact workouts. Gain power and transform your body with Power Pilates. More than just a workout, it melds controlled, precise movements with concentration and breathing techniques to stretch and strengthen muscles without adding bulk. In addition to toning, you’ll also improve your posture, stamina, energy levels, and inner well being.Power Pilates PiYo
Whether you’re looking to lose weight, gain muscle, or simply increase strength, personal training is a great option. Working with a trainer is one of the fastest and most successful ways to improve your fitness. The individualized attention you’ll receive from our professional fitness specialist will help you to custom design a program that works for you. Programs for athletes, children, elderly people, and pregnant women are available.Learn More
Master self-defense tactics and safety techniques through Michigan Tech’s Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) program, a comprehensive course designed specifically for women ages twelve and up. It begins with a focus on awareness, prevention, and risk reduction/avoidance, and progresses to the basics of hands-on defense training.Learn More
Dive into the world of scuba with this informative beginner course that gives you all of the basics. Everything is provided—equipment, tank fills, books, and supplies—all you need is a suit and towel. At the end of the course, you can earn a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) certification after completing four open-water dives. Course credit is also available.Learn More
Jump on your bike and spin—it’s that easy! Spin through warm-ups, sprints, climbs, cool-downs, and more, with plenty of encouragement and upbeat music. You control your bike’s resistance, so pedaling is as easy or difficult as you choose. If you love biking (or just doing high-energy, fun workouts), spinning is a great option. Short on time? Rev it up and burn calories fast in Spin Express. Want to step your game with some intense interval training? Check out Total Body Spin.
Total Body Spin Spinning
Pump up your routine with one of our group personal training experience that’s fun, motivational, and an awesome workout. Interested in a high-powered workout using kettlebells, TRX suspension training, resistance bands, and body weight? Check out Metabolic Conditioning— guaranteed to push participants through a fast and effective class mix.Metabolic Conditioning
Never quite learned how to swim? Have a fear of water? Through this class you will gain basic aquatic skills and swimming strokes. You will also learn the skills and concepts needed to stay safe in and around water and how to help yourself or others in an aquatic emergency. Interested in training to be a lifeguard or water safety instructor? Michigan Tech Community Programs offers Red Cross certification classes in both Lifeguard Training and Water Safety Instruction.
Break out your racquet and get into the swing of the game! Whether you’re new to tennis or a regular player looking to improve your game, there’s a program for you. Classes focus on strategy sessions and practice drills, and learning in a group is a fun and effective way to burn calories and learn a lifetime sport that you’ll enjoy for years to come.Learn More
Stretch your way to relaxation and a healthier body and mind with yoga. We offer several classes, including Advanced Yoga, All-Levels Yoga, Astanga Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Summer Solstice Celebration, Sunrise Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga and Yoga on the Ball. Through a variety of stretches, breathing exercises, and meditation techniques, you’ll gain flexibility, loosen joints, and train your mind and body to open and relax. Find your Zen place!
Dance and splash your way to a healthier lifestyle with Zumba and Aqua Zumba. Latin/international music and dance moves combine to create a fun and energetic aerobic routine that offers a great cardiovascular workout and helps tone the body and increase endurance. Not a dancer? Don’t worry! There’s plenty of rhythm to guide your movements, and classes welcome dancers and non-dancers alike. The best part about Zumba is that it’s so much fun, you won’t even realize you’re working out. Aqua Zumba integrates the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines. Splash, stretch, twist and shout your way through a challenging water-based workout!Zumba Aqua Zumba