Norwalk offers many opportunities to exercise

Exercise comes in many forms. You can bike, walk, swim, do aerobics, take a kickboxing class or shoot baskets.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

Exercise comes in many forms.

You can bike, walk, swim, do aerobics, take a kickboxing class or shoot baskets.

The list is endless.

Whether you want to workout alone or in a group setting, Norwalk can provide you with a variety of options.

Here are a few suggestions of places to go.

FTMC exercise classes: Seniors Stay Strong classes are designed to tone and strengthen muscles. Classes are 8 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Ernsthausen Recreation Center, 100 Republic St., Norwalk. In addition, Seniors Keep Moving classes target balance, endurance, strength and flexibility for seniors.

Classes are 9 a.m., Tuesdays, Ernsthausen Recreation Center, 100 Republic St., and 9 a.m. Thursdays, Carriage House-Garden Level, Fisher-Titus Parkway, enter at Shady Lane Drive.

Attend 12 sessions of Seniors Keep Moving and/or Seniors Stay Strong for $27.50, PrimeCare Advantage discount for $25. To sign up, join a free trial class.

For more information on either program, call the hospital at (419) 663-1975, ext. 6440.

Ernsthausen Community Complex: The Ernsthausen Community Complex, 100 Republic St., Norwalk, is the home to a great number of activities for the entire family.

Admission to the complex can be purchased on a daily, monthly, quarterly or annual basis.

Whether you want to swim, bike, walk, or take exercise classes, the center has a variety of options to meet your exercise needs.

For more information call (419) 663-6775.

Curves of Norwalk: Curves, 201 Milan Ave., Norwalk, is a fitness and weight loss facility dedicated to providing affordable, one-stop exercise and nutritional information for women.

For more information call (419) 660-9500.

North American Martial Arts Institute (NAMAI): NAMAI, 1 W. Main St., Norwalk, offers classes for all age groups and fitness levels including Tae Kwan Do, EZ defense, fitness kickboxing and the Ultimate Bodyshaping Course (UBC).

For more information call (419) 663-2540.

Ohio Health and Wellness: 269 W. Main St., offers fitness 24-hours a day, seven days per week. Key card membership is available in three month or yearly memberships.

The facility provides both cardiovascular equipment and weight equipment to meet your fitness goals.

For more information, call (419) 668-0562.

Norwalk 90 Walks: Don't forget, Norwalk 90 also has regular weekly walks scheduled at various locations and times to make it easy for people to participate.