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Bubble Ball at Adventure Central

  • Charlottesville
NEW! Bubble Ball at acac Adventure Central acac is happy to announce our NEWEST Party option: Bubble Ball! Kids will defy gravity by wearing a bubble ball full of air for an experience that will literally sweep you off your feet. It won’t matter if you are watching the hits or dishing them out, this…
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FREE Mini Clinics in May at acac Downtown

  • Charlottesville
Join some of the Personal Training staff at acac Downtown for their FREE Mini Clinics in May! Date Time Event Location What 5/2 8:00am Vacation Fit with Stephanie T. acac Downtown Meet @ Fitness Desk workout 5/2 5/9 5/16 5/23 5/30  4:30-5:00pm Young, Wild, and Fit with Emily K. & Devon M. (ages 12-16) acac…
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acac Team Member Spotlight: Lloyd and Pam Burruss

  • Charlottesville
We are proud of our team superstars who provide exceptional service every day. We caught up with Lloyd and Pam Burruss to find out why they love being part of the acac family. “Working at acac is like enjoying your best hobby everyday…it brings a smile to my face. I look forward to seeing the folks I…
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NEW SGT! Foundational Strength, Posture and Flexibility with Dustin B.

  • Charlottesville
Do you have low back, neck or shoulder pain from sitting at a computer all day or staring at your phone too much? In this 50 minute large group setting learn new exercises to strengthen your core, back, shoulders and hips, as well as improve posture and flexibility. Details Dates: May 2, 9 , 16…
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acac presents $93,000 donation to the Focused Ultrasound Foundation

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

acac would like to extend its sincere gratitude to all our members and guests for making March’s 30 days for $30 campaign to benefit the Focused Ultrasound Foundation our most successful ever. Together we raised $93,000! Read more about the campaign.

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acac Albemarle Square Service Star of the Month: Carrie Richards

  • Charlottesville
Congratulations to our acac Albemarle Square Service Star of the Month, Carrie Richards! “Carrie is a phenomenal example of what Customer Service looks like at acac and that is why she has been nominated as April’s Service Star of the Month.  Carrie comes to work every day with a smile on her face and a can-do-attitude.…
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SoulBody Training Event

  • Charlottesville
Come train with SoulBody and master a comprehensive, pre-choreographed, more athletic-style BARRE class! SouldBody Training Event (BARRE + “Unhitched”) Learn BOTH SoulBody Barre and SoulBody Barre “Unhitched”! Led by Creator, Stacey Vandiver, this one day 9-hour training will give you all the tools you need to teach a full comprehensive BARRE class that is unique, cutting…
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5 Tips for Parents: Overcoming Your Child's Pool Anxiety

  • Charlottesville
  • Germantown
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Does your child have anxiety about getting in the water? You’re not alone! Click to read our top 5 tips for overcoming pool anxiety.

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acac Downtown Service Star of the Month: Lori Perdue

  • Charlottesville
Congratulations to our acac Downtown Service Star of the Month, Lori Perdue! “Lori Perdue is a team member visible in a variety of departments ranging from personal training, p.r.e.p., fitness, Slimdown coordinator, water instructor and swim lesson instructor. She provides a perfect example of service with a smile every day as she takes on tasks…
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NEW SGT! Rediscover Your Core with Leanne H.

  • Charlottesville
Join Personal Trainer Leanne Higgins for her NEW Small Group Training series! Do you feel like your core has abandoned you due to surgery, pregnancy, or simply lack of attention?  Let’s find it together through the use of Kinesis, plyo ball training, and Pilates Mat work principles.  Your whole body will thank you! Details: Sundays (starting…
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acac Hoops for the ARC Basketball Tournament

  • Charlottesville
acac Hoops for the ARC Basketball Tournament Join us at acac Adventure Central for a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, and the proceeds will benefit the Arc of the Piedmont!  When: Saturday, May 6 | 11:00-4:00pm (check-in opens at 10:00am) Where: acac Adventure Central Arena | 200 Four Seasons Drive Who: 16 and up, non-members welcome! Cost:…
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Demystifying Aquatics: Frequently Asked Questions

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

We believe that aquatics are not for one particular demographic or lifestyle, but for everyone. We know sometimes it’s scary to try something new, so check out these answers to some frequently asked questions before dipping your toes in the pool.

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Winter and Spring 2017 Family Events

  • Charlottesville
Here’s a complete list of acac Charlottesville’s Winter/Spring 2017 family events! To register for any of these events, go to our website, click “Member Login,” & follow the instructions. Click here for a PDF with registration instructions. Registration for events typically starts two weeks before the event date. Registration dates are listed below in italics. If you…
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acac Downtown Morning Group Ex Schedule Updates

  • Charlottesville
These updates will take effect on May 1, 2017.  All classes are in the Group Ex Studio at acac Downtown. Mondays 6:00-6:45am: BODYPUMP EX with Chariya F.  7:00-7:45am: Athletic Conditioning EX with Blaise Tuesdays NEW CLASS!  5:15 – 6:00am: Intensity with Bradley D.  6:15-7:00am: Strength Challenge EX with Bradley D. Wednesdays 5:15-6:00am: Strength Challenge EX with…
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5 of the Most Important Exercises for Older Adults

  • Charlottesville

What exercises should all older adults be doing? Read on for acac personal trainer Martha Lankford’s top tips!

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Swimming: A Workout for Every Part of You

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Swimming is a full-body workout with continuous resistance. You get the benefit of working all of your large muscle groups without ever having to pick up a free weight. Use this guide to focus on each part of your body while doing your workout.

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