Congratulations! You’ve finally found your all-in-one functional fitness destination. Our group fitness classes will provide options to everyone from the slow mover to the trained athlete. From Yoga to Boot Camp, we’ll keep you on your toes every moment that you spend at The REC.

If you are more of a lone wolf when it comes to your fitness routine, you’ll definitely find your happy place working out in our state-of-the-art weight room or on the various treadmills, ellipticals and other cardio and training equipment that you’ll find at The REC.

Group Fitness Classes

(no fee, included in membership  |  ages 15+ unless noted)

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Designed to meet your needs as an older adult, this class helps improve strength, prevent age-related decline, and improve your life! Active Aging includes both standing and seated modifications which will allow you to adjust the workouts to your needs while also allowing you to progress when you feel ready. 

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Jump right into our aqua classes and build cardiovascular fitness and strength! Just like swimming, our water aerobics classes are easy on your joints, yet challenging enough to help you reach new levels of fitness. Because of their low-impact format, water aerobics classes are suitable for every fitness level. Resistance tools such as buoyant water weights and noodles are also used. Participants may bring and use their own water shoes and gloves. 

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All the fun of Zumba mixed with water resistance for a low-impact, high-energy aquatic exercise. Have a blast dancing off calories with easy-to-follow steps that mix dancing and water movements to get the ultimate workout. 

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A workout class that is inspired by elements of ballet, yoga, and Pilates. It focuses on low-impact, high-intensity movements designed to strengthen your body. This full-body workout also develops agility and flexibility. 

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Get in a quick and effective workout with this 30 minute Bootcamp class that mixes traditional calisthenic and body weight exercises with interval and strength training.

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How do we keep our hearts healthy? By doing cardiovascular exercise! Expect to get your heart rate elevated, sweat, and burn serious calories while improving endurance.

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This is a therapeutic yoga class that improves your range of motion, releases stress, and leaves your body feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Traditional yoga poses for stretching, balancing, and strengthening your muscles are all done using a chair. 

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This 30 minute class simulates riding out on the open road. You ride along flats, climb hills, sprint to the finish line, and challenge yourself with each pedal stroke. This class can improve cardiovascular, metabolic and musculoskeletal fitness. Rain or shine, you can always count on this early morning cycle class. 

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Dance Fitness is a high energy workout where you will experience 10-15 songs in this 45-minute class. Get your steps in, work up a sweat, and have so much fun you won’t feel like it’s even exercise! 

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Also known as High Intensity Interval Training, is a 30-minute fat blasting workout where you go all out, max effort followed by brief rest periods! One of the most effective forms of training for overall fitness and fat loss. Be prepared to sweat! 

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This class will give you a full body workout and help get you in shape by developing cardiovascular fitness, balance, coordination, strength, and agility. Also, learn self defense techniques! It’s great for beginners, experts, and everyone in between because you have the ability to adapt and change your pace to get out of the workout what you need. Torch up to twice the rate of running or cycling in the same time frame with kickboxing! 

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This is a yoga-based class that will improve your mind, your body and your life. During BODYBALANCE, an inspired soundtrack plays as you bend and stretch through a series of simple yoga moves and embrace elements of Tai Chi and Pilates. 

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A barbell class that exhausts muscles using light weights and high repetitions to sculpt, tone, and strengthen the entire body. All fitness levels are catered to with multiple levels of options during the class. 

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Put your balance to the test with this advanced paddle board yoga class in our aquatic center. This full body workout incorporates strength training, balance practice, and calming meditation. This class is not recommended for beginners. 

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Resistance training with various weight exercises to improve muscular strength and endurance. Get toned and STRONG with this muscle focused class. 

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Using the TRX suspension trainers, participants will experience a challenging, full body workout incorporating elements of yoga, Pilates, cardio and strength to improve mobility, balance, and muscular endurance. 

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Get a full mind, body, and soul workout with our yoga class! It combines physical poses, controlled breathing, and meditation to get the best workout that also works as a stress reliever. 

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Yoga Flow’s number one goal: to get your body RELAXED! This yoga class moves at a slightly slower pace with its focus on relaxing your heartbeat, stretching and increasing flexibility, and finding an overall flow in the yoga process. It is great for beginners and yogis alike. After this class, you’ll be ready to have the best night’s sleep of your life! 

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Get ready to party yourself into shape! Zumba® is a fitness workout inspired by various rhythms and dancing styles. Exhilarating and easy-to-follow, this international dance inspired, calorie-burning fitness-party will leave you wanting more! 

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This class is all the fun of Zumba with the added bonus of muscle toning! Each move is fun and serves a purpose in your muscle toning journey. It incorporates hand weights to get those Michelle Obama arms that you’ve been dreaming about! 


Get your flexibility in by sharpening you, and your kid’s focus and balance, while getting a good exercise together with yoga!

Members: FREE | Non-Members: Daily Pass
Time: 10:30 AM | Ages: Kids 3-8 and their Guardian


Do you ever feel intimidated when you look at all of the equipment in the fitness center? This is a tutorialbased walkthrough of each machine that will help you understand how to use each piece of equipment properly so that you can get in the best workout while you’re here.

The REC’s fitness center is approx. 5,000 square feet of the newest fitness equipment including:
  • 30 cardiovascular machines (treadmills, elliptical trainers, Arc trainers, stationary bikes, rowers)
  • Over 30 resistance training machines designed to meet the needs of all fitness levels
  • 2 Hammer Strength athletic racks with attached lifting platforms
  • Synergy360 by Life Fitness, a fully functional multipurpose exercise station
  • TruStretch station with multiple tools for mobility and flexibility
  • 2 group exercise classrooms
A wide selection of training modalities includes:
  • Well Beats kiosk, a user friendly tool for streaming exercise classes and exercise tutorials
  • Dumbbells, medicine balls, kettlebells, resistance bands, bumper plates, and balance pads
Additional services for members include:
  • Group Classes – HIIT, Boot camp, Circuit, Aerobic, TRX suspension training, Active aging, yoga, dance, spin, strength, and more
  • Personal Training with an exclusive user friendly app for regular check ins!
  • Group Fitness Training
  • Special events and monthly challenges


The REC offers qualified fitness professionals to help members reach their health and fitness goals safely, efficiently, and faster than working out on their own.  Motivation, accountability, customized workouts, reduced risk for injury, support, and valuable information that lasts a lifetime.  Members that utilize personal training services will have access to a training app so your trainer is a click away!

One-on-one personal training and group training will be available in 30-60 minute packages. 

All training packages come with a free consultation/assessment, monthly check in’s, newsletter, customized workouts, nutrition recommendations, accountability, and lifelong learning.  Invest in your health!

One-on-One Training

Need individual attention, have specialized fitness goals, or hate planning workouts?  Our personal trainers will motivate, educate, and hold you accountable!  Working with a personal trainer is the best way to get results.  Sessions include 30-60 minute sessions.  For pricing or more info, please contact Andy Borawski, Fitness Manager.

Group Training

Those that train together, stay together! Not ready for one-on-one sessions or not within your price range? Enhance your training experience by working with friends, family, or like-minded individuals who enjoy fitness. Camaraderie, variety, accountability, fun, and quicker results! (Groups 2-6 people only). For pricing or more info, please contact Melissa Johnson, Fitness Manager.

Fitness Primer Package

$120 (One per member)

Have you ever wanted to try personal training but are unsure if it’s for you? Experience an introduction to personal training before you commit. This package includes 1 consultation, and 3 personalized training sessions. Advice, recommendations, help with goal setting, motivation, and the chance to learn from the best.

Fill out the form below if you are interested in Personal Training at The REC.

A Team Member will contact you to confirm your appointment.

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Fitness Events



Dance Party! Come on in and enjoy an hour and a half of learning fun dance moves, and playing games! Snacks will be provided, so no need to pack one! Limit to first 20 kids. Pre-registration is required. 

Members: $5 | Non-Members: $8 

Ages: 5 – 10 | Time: 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM 



Get into the festive spirit with an extended Zumba party to celebrate Halloween! Dress in your best costume to win the costume contest. There will be multiple instructors, festive music, and tons of prizes! The entire gym will be dedicated to Zumba! 

Members: FREE | Ages: 16+

Location: GYM | Time: 9:30 AM- 11:30 AM

Members: $5 bring a friend, & get in for free; friend pays $5

Non-Members: $10 | Ages: 10+ 



Start your new year off with an extended Zumba party to kick off 2024 with multiple instructors, fun, music, and prizes!  

Members: FREE | Ages: 16+

Location: GYM | Time: 9:30 AM- 11:30 AM

Members: $5 bring a friend, & get in for free; friend pays $5

Non-Members: $10 | Ages: 10+


Fairview Heights Police Department 5K run/walk at the Rec! Participation medals provided for preregistered participants. Race day and late registrations are not guaranteed a medal. Refreshments, food truck, and live music following the race. All proceeds to benefit the Special Olympics. 

For more information, please reach out to 


8:00 AM – 10:00 AM 

Get ready for a day of action, education, and FUN as we unite to raise awareness for Prostate Cancer in our local Community! 

FREE Blood Draw for PSA: Take charge of your health with a complimentary PSA screening for males age 40 and older. Early detection saves lives! 

Exciting FREE Gift Bags: Packed with goodies and essential info, our gift bags are sure to delight every attendee who check their PSA. Get there early, as these will go fast 

Day Pass for The REC: Come on back for a FREE day filled with fitness and learn about all the programs The Rec at Fairview Heights has to offer 

Delicious Breakfast: Kickstart the day with a light breakfast spread to fuel your energy 

Amazing Prizes & Surprises: Brace yourself for thrilling giveaways and surprises throughout the event. Basketball competition, pickleball, games and more 

Let’s come together to support the fight against Prostate Cancer and spread awareness about the importance of early detection. Share this event with friends and family to make a real difference in the lives of the men in our neighborhood – let’s spur them to take action. Knowledge is power! 

This Community Event is brought to you through collaboration with: Can 

Fitness Programs


Providing those with Parkinson’s disease hope by improving their quality of life through a non-contact boxing-based fitness curriculum. 


Rock Steady Boxing is a non-profit organization that partners with communities and fitness centers to provide people with Parkinson’s disease hope by improving their quality of life through a non-contact boxing based fitness curriculum. 

Class exercises are modified from boxing drills and customized to all levels of fitness. Participants in the Rock Steady Program experience improved agility, speed, muscular endurance, hand-eye coordination, footwork and overall strength.

Email to register


LES MILLS™ group fitness classes harness the energy of many for a motivating, challenging and totally addictive workout experience. 


LES MILLS™ group fitness classes harness the energy of many for a motivating, challenging and totally addictive workout experience. All LES MILLS™ classes are scientifically backed and proven all around the world. Every class is packed full of chart-topping music, inspiring qualified instructors and the latest cutting-edge choreography, delivering your total live group effect experience. New music and choreography is released every three months to keep workouts fresh and exciting. Fitness classes, high-intensity interval training workouts. 



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REC Online Fitness

JOIN US FROM HOME! Please continue your REC training by participating in one of our Rec Online Fitness Classes from the comfort of your own home! Start, stop and finish as you please, but most of all, stay healthy and strong!


A relaxing and nourishing practice calms, improves flexibility, increases range of motion, and reduces effects of stress and tension.



Also known as High Intensity Interval Training, is a fat blasting workout where you give all out, max effort followed by brief rest periods! One of the most effective forms of training for overall fitness and fat loss. Be prepared to sweat!


Youth Policies 


AGES 6 AND UNDER: Member parent or guardian (18+) must be in water within arm’s reach of the child.

AGES 7-10: Youth must be accompanied and supervised by a member or guardian (18+).

AGES 11-12: Youth must have a member or guardian (18+) present at The REC at all times.


AGES 6 AND UNDER: Member parent or guardian (18+) must be actively with child.

AGES 7-10: Youth must be accompanied and supervised by a member parent or guardian (18+).

AGES 11-12: Youth must have a member parent or guardian (18+) present at The REC at all times.


AGES 9 AND UNDER: Youth are not allowed on fitness floor, in the weight room, or in fitness classroom, unless ages specified.

AGES 10-15: Must pass safety orientation and be supervised by member parent or guardian (18+) while in the weight room.

GUESTS 17 AND UNDER: MUST be with a parent/legal guardian after the following times:

Monday – Thursday: 7:00 PM

Friday: 6:00 PM

Saturday and Sunday: 2:00 PM

Failure to comply may result in dismissal from the weight room or Recreation facility


YOUTH AGES 13-15: Parent(s) or legal guardian(s) must sign a Youth Agreement for youth to be allowed in the facility alone. While under a Youth Agreement, any non-compliance with The REC’s facility rules and regulations may result in cancellation of Youth Agreement.


YOUTH (17 AND UNDER): Must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian (21+) to purchase a membership. Daily rates and passes for youth (17 & under) non-members must have their parent/guardian, or another member’s parent/guardian present at The REC at all times, and must abide by each individual age policy, or be at grounds for removal.