Charlottesville Alert

acac Charlottesville clubs remain closed until further notice, however we are excited to announce that select outdoor amenities – including outdoor lap swimming, outdoor group exercise classes, outdoor tennis, the outdoor cafe and full-time childcare programs for working families are now available for members, with proper social distancing protocol. Click here for more information.

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acac will not be billing members for regularly scheduled dues on May 1. For more information, click here.

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Stay connected to acac from the comfort of your home with our lineup of live streaming classes from your favorite group exercise instructors and trainers! Learn more and sign up here.

October Fitness Workshops

Attend one of our October Fitness Workshops to experience the knowledge of our Personal Training Team and learn new ways to improve your workout!


Balance Training with Garnett Mellen
Wednesday, October 2 | 11:00-11:30am
acac Downtown | Fitness Floor
Free | Registration is required
Want to improve your sense of stability? Try out this small group training for free! Garnett uses the Alexander Technique in this training.
Email Garnett at for more information or to register.

Totally TRX with Vanessa Crawford
Sunday, October 6 | 11:15am-12:15pm
acac Crozet
$50 | Registration is required
TRX is a total body resistance exercise that uses a suspension training system, making it possible for you to use your own body weight and gravity for an effective workout. In this workshop, you will learn simple exercise that use your body as your machine. Participants can customize the difficulty of their workout by making simple adjustments to the TRX system. All ages and fitness levels welcome!
Email Vanessa at for more information or to register.

Stop, Drop, & Rollga with Erin Farmer
Sunday, October 13 | 2:00-3:15pm
acac Crozet
$55 | Registration required
Strengthen connective tissue, release muscle tension, activate fascial regeneration, improve circulation and increase joint range of motion for daily activity. Move better and feel better with this informative workshop using our favorite foam roller the ROLLGA!
Email Erin at for more information or to register.

Foam Rolling Workshop with Erin Mays
Monday, October 14 | 6:30-7:30pm
Wednesday, October 23 | 12:15-1:15pm
acac Downtown
$20 | Registration is required
Love your body this month! Learn how to give yourself a great full body muscle massage using a foam roller or tennis ball. Foam rolling is perfect to help you work out muscle tightness before and after workouts, prevent injury, and improve posture. Please come in comfortable clothing. This workshop is suitable for all fitness levels.
Email Erin at for more information or to register.

Diastasis Recti & Postpartum Core Workshop with Magen Caplinger
Tuesday, October 15 | 11:00am-12:00pm
acac Downtown
$25 for Members | $35 for Non-Members | Registration is required
Calling all moms! Do you want to know more about what exercises are appropriate postpartum for regaining core strength? Join Magen in a 60-minute workshop to explore exercise progressions for rebuilding the strong core you used to have.
Email Magen at for more information or to register.

Grow Your Glutes with Will and Derik
Wednesday, October 16 | 5:00-6:00pm
acac Albemarle Square | Functional Training Floor
$50 for members | $60 for non-members | Registration is required
In this workshop, Will and Derik will be going over glute mechanics, working on different squat variations, and teaching different ways you can use an ankle resistance band. Will and Derik will show you different ways to manipulate the squat with different tempos, different variations, and weights.
Email Will at or Derik at for more information or to register.

Intuitive Eating: 6 Obstacles Keeping You From Feeling Your Best with Ellen and Pam
Saturday, October 26 | 9:00am-12:00pm
acac Albemarle Square
$75 per session for both Members and Non-Members | Registration is required
This 3-hour workshop focuses on what to do when diets stop working for you. We cover the myths, mistakes, and misconceptions surrounding nutrition in our modern environment that is inundated with “factual” information around food and eating that may not work for you. This workshop includes group activities, lecture, discussions, and some gentle movement, with a focus on building a community for accountability and support.
Email Ellen at or Pam at for more information or to register.