Fitness Program

The Fitness Room


To join the fitness room, you must pay the membership fee as well complete the orientation session to be trained in the safe operation of the fitness equipment.

To schedule an orientation, please make an appointment with the fitness coordinator at (336) 222-5135.

Membership Fees


    Resident: $25 per month /  $125 per year
    Non-Resident: $30 per month / $150 per year

Personal Training Option


Offered by Amanda Sommer.
Private 30-minute sessions are $25.
Semi-private (2 people) are $15 per person.
Call (336) 222-5135 to set up an appointment.
Fitness classes and the fitness room are located at the Kernodle Senior center. Various exercise classes are available and geared towards keeping seniors active, fit and healthy. The fitness room requires a paid membership, but contains state-of-the-art fitness equipment and machines. Pickleball and badminton are available for Seniors at Fairchild Community Center gym.

Fitness Room Hours

Monday - Tuesday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
​6:00 - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
​6:00 - 8:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Senior Fitness Class

Pickeball & Badminton 


Pickleball and badminton are available at Fairchild Community Center for drop-in play during the week. It's free to participate. Questions - call (336) 222-5119.
  

PICKLEBALL

Open Senior Adult (55+) Play 
Click here for current hours*.
   

BADMINTON

Open Senior Adult (55+) Play 
Click here for current hours*.

Cornhole

- Open Senior Adult (55+) Play
Available for play during hours for Pickleball and Badminton.

*Hours subject to change without notice. If ABSS is cancelled due to weather, Pickleball, Badminton and Cornhole will be cancelled.

Darts & Table Tennis


Darts and Table Tennis are available at the Kernodle Senior Center for drop-in play during the week. It's free to participate. Questions - call (336) 222-5135.

Darts -

Open Senior Adult (55+) Play
Fridays at 11:30 am

Table Tennis -

Open Senior Adult (55+) Play
Mondays from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesdays from 12:00 - 1:00 pm & 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Exercise Classes 


For questions and to learn more about any of the classes below, please call the fitness coordinator at (336) 222-5135. All classes take place at the Kernodle Senior Center.

A Matter of Balance


4-Week Session
Tuesdays & Fridays from 1:00 - 3:00 pm
For Adults 55+
Cost: Free (funding provided through Title III)
(Class begins January 29th - register by January 10th.)

Designed to manage concerns of falling through balancing and strengthening exercises. Classes include discussions and education to help prevent falls. Snacks provided. Space is limited. Call  (336) 222-5135 to register by January 10th.

Easy Does It


Year-Round
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10:00 - 11:00 am
For Adults 55+
Cost: $35 for a 10 class punch card
 
Class is for those who are trying to become more active. Exercises done either sitting in a chair or standing and holding the chair for support. Improve flexibility, stamina and balance. 

Tone-Up!


8-Week Sessions 
Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6:00 pm
For Adults 55+
Cost: $40 for 8 week class
(Class begins Jan. 8 - no prorating)
 
Strength training for those who would like to increase strength, muscular endurance, or tone their body. Benefits include improved joint function, reduced risk of injury, increased bone density, increased metabolism, improved cardiac function, increased strength & balance. Baseline weigh/BMI may be calculated to monitor improvements during the session. Call (336) 222-5135 to register.

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)


Year-Round
Mon, Wed & Fri from 9:30 - 10:30 am
For Adults 55+
Cost: $35 for a 10 class punch card
  
The program includes endurance, flexibility, and strengthening exercises which improve mobility, range of motion & stability. This class works well for those who are somewhat active or have taken a class such as Easy Does It. This class can be adapted for those requiring a chair for seated exercise. 

TAI CHI FOR FALL PREVENTION & ARTHRITIS


Beginner
8-Week Session
Wednesdays starting January 9 from 10:30-11:30 am
Intermediate - have taken Beginners Class
8-Week Session
Fridays starting January 11 from 10:30-11:30 am
For Adults 55+
Cost: $20 (No prorating)
 
Use Tai Chi to stay active without fear of falling or stressing your joints. Make a commitment to yourself t o start living healthier. Space is limited. Call (336) 222-5135 to register.

Healthy Back Exercise Class


Year-Round
Mondays & Thursdays at 1:00 pm
For Adults 55+
Cost: $35 for a 10 class punch card
(Class begins January 7)

These exercises, based on the Meeks method, are designed to improve back health by promoting strength, flexibility, relaxation and improved posture. Exercises are done on a mat. Instruction provided to help those who have not exercised on the floor to get up and down safely. Call to (336) 222-5135 to register.

Dancercise


6-Week Sessions - see newsletter for schedule
Mondays at 6:00 pm or Tuesdays at 11:00 am
For Adults 55+
Cost: $20 (no prorating)

Exercise through easy and fun dance steps. Taught by Peggy Guyer. Please register as soon as possible. Space is limited. Call (336) 222-5135 to register as soon as possible.Classes start January 28th/29th.

BODY SCULPT


Year-Round
Mondays & Wednesday from 8:30 - 9:15 am
For Adults 55+
Cost: $35 for 10 class punch card

Use your body weight in addition to bands, medicine balls & dumbbells to strength and sculpt all the major muscles! Classes include core training and stretching.