Augusta Health Fitness Group Classes and Programs

Non-members may purchase a 10-class pass for $100. Classes run on an ongoing basis. Other classes not listed here can be found on our website at​fitness.

Aquatic Classes

Aqua Power: Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:45 a.m.; Mondays and Thursdays, 5 p.m.; Tuesdays, 9 a.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. (Fitness Pool)
Aqua Express: Fridays, 7:45 a.m.
Deep Water Conditioning: Thursdays, 9 a.m. (Fitness Pool)

Therapeutic/Rehabilitative Aqua 

Aqua Lite: Mondays and Fridays, 9 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. (Therapy Pool)
Range of Motion (ROM): Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m. (Therapy Pool)
Information: Visit for updated monthly group fitness schedules. Call Jennifer Klemm at (540) 332-5517 or email her at

Cardio/Body Sculpt

When: Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.

Chi Kung

Intermediate: Tuesdays, 10:15 a.m.
Advanced: Thursdays, 10:15 a.m.

Core & More 

When: Mondays, 9:30 a.m.; Wednesdays, 5:20 p.m.

Cycling Classes

Endurance Ride: Fridays, 5:15 a.m.
Express Ride: Fridays, 8:30 a.m.
Instructor Choice Ride: Mondays, 5:15 a.m.; Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. (Cycle Studio)
Les Mills RPM: Mondays, 8:30 a.m.; alternating Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. (Cycle Studio)

HIIT Boot Camp

When: Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m.

Krave 30X

When: Mondays, 8:45 a.m.; Tuesdays, 12:15 p.m.; Fridays, 12:15 p.m.

Les Mills Body Combat

When: Mondays, 5:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Thursdays, 4:30 p.m.; alternating Saturdays, 9 a.m.

Les Mills Bodypump 

When: Mondays, 4:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, 9 a.m.; Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.; alternating Saturdays, 9 a.m.

Martial Arts

When:Extra fee; class passes excluded.
Beginner and Intermediate: Mondays and Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
Cost: $55 a month for members, $85 for non-members

Senior Cardio 

When: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.

Senior Strength 

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.

Senior Stretch 

When: Wednesdays, 10:45 a.m.

Step & Core 

When: Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m.

Tai Chi

Free to cancer recovery patients; sponsored by the Augusta Health Center for Cancer.
Arthritis and Diabetes: Tuesdays, 11:15 a.m.
Beginner: Wednesdays, 11 a.m.
Intermediate: Thursdays, 11:15 a.m.
Multi-Level: Tuesdays, 7 p.m.


Chair Yoga: Mondays, 10:30 a.m.
Gentle Flow: Mondays, 5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, 9 a.m.; Thursdays, 9 a.m.
Intermediate/Advanced Vinyasa: Wednesdays, 9 a.m.
Power Vinyasa Flow: Thursdays, 6:15 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Yoga Express: Fridays, 9:05 a.m.
Yoga Basics: Saturdays, 9 a.m.


When: Mondays, 9 a.m.; Tuesdays, 4:15 p.m.
Information: Visit for updated monthly group fitness schedules. Call Jennifer Klemm at (540) 332-5517 or email her at

RxEX Program

(available on land or in water)
What: This monitored medical exercise program at Augusta Health Fitness is by physician referral only. It is an eight-week exercise program with pre- and post-program health evaluations. Participants exercise twice a week with staff and have access to Augusta Health Fitness throughout the eight weeks. Outcome measurements will be sent to the referring physician upon completion of the program.
Cost: $80
Information: Call Michael Campbell at (540) 332-5527 or email him at

RxEX Cancer Program

What: This monitored medical exercise program at Augusta Health Fitness is for members of the community who have had or currently have cancer. The program is designed to improve a person’s stamina, strength and fitness through monitored exercise. Participants will meet with certified cancer specialists twice a week to be assisted with an individual workout routine. Program outcomes will be sent to the referring physician.
Cost: $80. Note: Fee is waived if patient receives referral from Augusta Health Center for Cancer.
Information: Call Michael Campbell at (540) 332-5527 or email him at

RxEX Prehab Program

What: This monitored medical exercise program at Augusta Health Fitness is for members of the community who are scheduled for joint replacement surgery. The program is specifically designed to strengthen the joint during the few weeks prior to surgery. Participants will meet with exercise specialists twice a week and work out in a small group setting of three participants. Program outcomes will be sent to the referring physician.
Cost: $80
Information: Call Michael Campbell at (540) 332-5527 or email him at

RxEX Cardiac Program

What: This monitored medical exercise program is a continuation of Cardiac Rehab Phase II, and is available to anyone completing or who has completed Cardiac Rehab within the past three months. The focus of the program is on improving the heart’s function and increasing cardiovascular endurance. The participant’s blood pressure, heart rate and oxygen saturation levels are monitored throughout the program as necessary, and a follow-up appointment with Cardiac Rehab staff is performed upon completion of the program. Program outcomes will be sent to the referring physician.
Cost: $80
Information: Call Michael Campbell at (540) 332-5527 or email him at

Augusta Health Fitness Tennis Program Schedule†

Adult Cardio Tennis

What: Adult tennis players have the opportunity to get fit for life while enjoying the sport they love! This unique fitness/tennis clinic is packed with high-energy tennis drills, sport-specific training stations, great music and lots of fun! We recommend that you consult with a physician before participating in Cardio Tennis or any activity that involves a strenuous exercise routine.

Munchkin Tennis

What: Ages 10 and under. A great introduction to tennis for the youngest of players! Smaller court, smaller racquets, slower balls with the same big fun!

Future Stars

What: Ages 10 and under. Kids learn and compete in this unique format that encourages young players to develop rally skills and proper stroke technique as well as keep score and compete on courts and equipment that are size-appropriate to ensure faster learning and more fun!

Rising Stars

What: This class focuses on skill development and learning the tactical side of tennis. It is geared to youths hoping to experience tennis for the first time or raise their game to the next level. Fast-paced drills and games expose students to the many positive exercise benefits of playing tennis.


What: The program is for the most skilled and competitive junior tennis players. With a focus on enhanced skill and tactical development through games-based point value drills and competition, players will be challenged to take their game to new levels.

† Times and fees for tennis classes and programs are subject to change. For more information, call Chad Reed, tennis coordinator/pro, at (540) 332-5280 or email him at Registration forms for classes are available at

Support Groups

Friends Listening to Friends Group

What: For newly diagnosed cancer patients who have fears, questions or concerns. This group also addresses life after cancer treatments.
When: Tuesdays, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Where: Augusta Community Care Building, Conference Room 1
Information: For more information about any cancer group, call Leigh Anderson at (540) 245-7105.

Lean on Me Group

What: Caregiver support group. This group provides an opportunity to talk with others who understand the challenges and blessings that come with caregiving.  Discussion topics and information provided will be planned and based on group members’ needs and interests.
When: Tuesdays, 2–3:30 p.m.
Where: Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room
Information: For additional information, call Leigh Anderson at (540) 245-7105.

Shenandoah Valley Stroke Club

What: This support group is for those who have suffered a stroke and their family members, care partners and friends.
When: The first Friday of the month at 12 p.m. 
Information: Call Shelley Payne at (540) 332-4047 or (540) 932-4047.

Heart to Heart Support Group

What: If someone you love has died and you’d like the “heart-to-heart” support of others who have also lost someone, we invite you to attend our support group. We understand this is a very difficult time in your life. Talking and sharing with others going through similar experiences can provide tremendous support and be extremely helpful in learning how to cope and live with your grief. Support groups are open to the community and provided free of charge.
When: New groups begin throughout the year.
Where: Augusta Health Community Care Building
Information: To find out starting dates and to learn more, contact Debbie Brown, bereavement coordinator, Hospice of the Shenandoah, at (540) 932-4911 or at dbrown@augusta​

Ostomy Support Group

What: In this group meeting, you’ll share ideas and improve your quality of life after ostomy surgery.
When: Second Monday of every other month, 6–8 p.m.
Where: Augusta Health Community Care Building, Room 3
Information: Call (540) 245-7230 for details.

Stronger Together Breast Cancer Support Group

What: Stronger Together offers support for patients diagnosed with breast cancer. This group provides a safe space to share personal stories, celebrate victories, express emotions and be uplifted.
When: Thursdays, 3–4:30 p.m.
Where: Augusta Health Center for Cancer Conference Room
Information: Call Leigh Anderson, LCSW, at (540) 245-7105 for details.

Community Outreach and Education

Living at the End of Life — Hospice Volunteer Training

What: Have you been touched by hospice? Are you looking for a way to give back or serve others in your community? Hospice volunteering is a very rewarding experience and one that you likely won’t regret! This short day-and-a-half course will prepare you for this journey.
When: Monday, Sept. 9, 2020, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., and Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2020, 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
Where: Augusta Community Care Building

Information: Call Carrie Gibbons, volunteer coordinator, at (540) 332-4977

Diabetes and Nutrition Education Program

Diabetes Support Group (Type 1 and Type 2)

What: For all those who are interested in learning more about managing their diabetes. Family, friends and care partners are welcome, too! This group offers guest speakers, a field trip to a local market and lots of educational opportunities.
When: Third Thursday of every month, 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Where: Heart and Vascular Building – Mannix Conference Room or ACC building
Information: Call Jean Magee, MEd, at (540) 213-2538 or (540) 941-2538 for confirmation of location and topic.

* Counting Carbs, Planning Meals and Getting Active (Several Dates/Times Available)

What: In this class, you will learn
healthy eating strategies, including
basic carbohydrate counting as well as strategies for increasing your physical activity.
When: Jan. 8, 2020, 1:30–3:30 p.m. OR
Feb. 17, 2020, 5–7 p.m. OR
March 4, 2020, 1:30–3:30 p.m. OR
April 20, 2020, 5–7 p.m
Information/Registration: Call the Outpatient Diabetes and Nutrition Education Program at (540) 213-2537 or (540) 941-2537 for class locations and to register for this class.
*A referral from your physician is required to attend this course.

Diabetes Prevention Class – FREE

What: This is a single-session program taught by a certified diabetes educator. It is designed for individuals who have been diagnosed with prediabetes. During this session, participants will identify their risk factors and learn how to make lifestyle changes to help delay or even prevent the development of type 2 diabetes.
When: Feb. 18, 2020, 9–10:30 a.m.
Information/Registration: Call the Outpatient Diabetes and Nutrition Education Program at (540) 213-2537 or (540) 941-2537.

Childbirth Preparation Series

What: During the final trimester of pregnancy, birthing classes are an ideal way for expectant mothers and their partners to prepare for the “big event.” Classes cover signs, symptoms and stages of labor, body conditioning exercises, breathing and relaxation techniques, vaginal and cesarean births and other medical options, helpful hints for the birth coach, what to expect during recovery, and a video tour of the Birthing Suite.
When: Six classes will be held every other month on four consecutive Mondays, as well as the Baby Basic and CPR class and Breastfeeding class on Thursday nights.
Where: Augusta Community Care Building, Room 3
Information: Sign-up information is available at

Special Events

Food Demos

What: Nutrition and Cancer Myths: Fact Versus Fiction
When: Wednesday, Oct. 2,2020, 12:30–1:30 p.m.,
What: Great Grains: The Benefit of Whole and Sprouted Grains in Digestion and Cancer Prevention
When: Thursday, Nov. 7, 2020, 12:30–1:30 p.m.,
Where: Augusta Community Care Building, Room 3
Information: Seating is limited; registration is required. To register, call Mary Beth Landes, MS, RD, CSO, at (332) 932-5522.