Fitness Programs

For updated information on our Programs and Facilities due to COVID-19 click here.

The inviting atmosphere in the fitness area and the camaraderie in the group fitness classes are what set us apart. We strive to create enjoyable fitness opportunities for every member of the family, young and old. Our knowledgeable staff will keep you abreast of the latest in fitness trends and research. It is our purpose to pass that knowledge on to the participants so that they too may become better educated on how to take care of their physical health. Check out our brochure for classes on martial arts, nutrition, athletic conditioning, and various fitness events.

 

Accessibility
The City of Apache Junction welcomes participation by people with disabilities in all programs, sites, and facilities. For more information about accessibility contact us at 480-983-2181 or or visit www.apachejunctionaz.gov/ada.

Group Fitness Class Information
Due to COVID19 fitness class reservations can be made up to 48 hours in advance by calling the MGC at 480-474-5240. 

Fitness Class Schedule                 Meet our Instructors!

The MGC offers a variety of group fitness classes designed for participants 14 and older.  Children 11-13 years wishing to attend the fitness class must be accompanied by a participating adult; please speak with the instructor prior to the start of the class.  Some classes are so popular that they fill quickly.

To receive updates on class cancellations - follow us on Twitter & Facebook: @AJParksandRec.


Fitness Area Amenities  
Due to COViD19 some amenities may not be open. 

  • State-of-the-art fitness equipment
  • Cardio machines-All new Life Fitness Equipment! Featuring Two Flex Striders!
  • Free weights
  • Circuit training equipment
  • Indoor running/walking track
  • Fitness Equipment Orientations
  • Kids Club available for 18 months and older; (days, times and fees vary) 

Fitness Area Equipment List

 

FAQ'S Life Fitness Cardio Equipment  

 

Visit LF Connect to set up your account, and start tracking your progress, create your own workouts, and find work out buddies!

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My Park = My Gym


Get to know our city parks and trail systems by taking part in the Park2Park Fitness Challenge. Each month a different park will be highlighted with a challenge for you to complete on your own. Run, walk and hike your way through the city parks and see how they can become your outdoor gym! Challenge runs November – February; last day to register is Jan. 10th. Tracking booklets and challenge instructions are available for pick up at the Multi-Generational Center on November 1st.

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Homeschool Exploration

Fitness Exploration for Homeschoolers



This fitness class incorporates a variety of physical activities that will encourage homeschooled kids to live active lifestyles and build healthy habits. Activities will include but aren't limited to: games, sport introductions, strength training, coordination and cardiovascular exercises. The possibilities for fitness FUN are endless!

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Pretty in Pink Dance Party


The Fitness Staff at the MGC are hosting a Pretty in Pink Dance Party to benefit breast cancer research and education. All ages are welcome to participate in the hour and a half long Zumba Dance Party. There will be prizes for all and a raffle for those that donate. There is no fee for attending the Pretty in Pink Dance Party, however, donations are encouraged. 100% of the donations will be donated to breast cancer research. Be sure to wear your best pink for the dance party!

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Fitness in the Park 

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Trail Walk

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Coffee Talk

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TRX Body Blast

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Fit Families Programs


Fit Families is a program designed to encourage and support families in spending more time together and making healthier life choices. It takes GREAT partners to make this program work! We have been very fortunate to have Lost Dutchman Marathon Inc. as a long time partner. You can find more information about our daily activities by visiting our Fit Families webpage.

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Girls On the Run®


Girls on the Run® (GOTR)is a non-profit program that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running. The program combines training for a 5k running event with self-esteem enhancing, uplifting workouts and curriculum-based lessons on themes such as dealing with body image and the media, resisting peer pressure, making healthy decisions and contributing to the community. Open to all 3rd-5th grade girls, this program will be held at the MGC and will culminate in a season ending 5k Run/Walk.  

Registration opens November 1st for spring 2022 season.

If you are interested contact jruot@apachejunctionaz.gov, or visit www.gotrmc.org to register.

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Heart & Sole

 

Heart & Sole is a part of the Girls on the Run® (GOTR) program that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running. The program combines training for a 5k running event with self-esteem enhancing, uplifting workouts and curriculum-based lessons on themes such as dealing with body image and the media, resisting peer pressure, making healthy decisions and contributing to the community. Heart & Sole is designed for 6th- 8th grade girls and will be held at the MGC, culminating in a season ending 5k Run/Walk.

If you are interested contact jruot@apachejunctionaz.gov, or visit www.gotrmc.org.