November 2018 Events Calendar | acac Germantown

Toys for Tots
Starts Thursday, Nov. 1
Donate toys and games to Toys for Tots between Nov. 1 and Dec. 12. Any and all donations are appreciated!

Thursdays starting Nov. 1 | 9:30-10:30am
Tuesdays starting Nov. 6 | 4:30-5:30pm
A fusion class of movement patterns influenced by tai chi, pilates, and yoga-inspired sequences set to music. The focus is on controlled breathing, strength, balance, core, and a full series of stretches, ending with extended relaxation.

6 Zone
View our updated 6 Zone schedule here.

Diet-to-Go Tasting Event
Saturday, Nov. 3 | 9:00am-12:00pm

Kids Zone: Turkey Treats
Monday, Nov. 5 | 11:00am & 7:00pm
Kids will make edible turkeys out of rice cereal and candy, while supplies last.

Who’s Your Trainer? campaign
Monday, Nov. 5 – Friday, Nov. 16
Keep an eye out for Who’s Your Trainer? tables during these two weeks. Our Certified
Personal Trainers will be focusing on different topics and answering any questions you
have! If you already work with one of our superstar personal trainers, consider giving them a
written or verbal testimonial!

Aqua Awareness with Bonnie
Tuesday, Nov. 6 | 10:30-11:00am
Instructor Bonnie will be in the warm-water pool with participants to show them how to maximize the benefits of water resistance by using proper technique and form.

p.r.e.p. Aqua
Tuesday, Nov. 6 & Nov. 13 | 5:00pm
p.r.e.p. members will be introduced to water exercise in a small group setting using the therapy pool. You will learn proper form and receive individual attention to help you transition into larger group classes in the main pool. Space is limited and participants MUST register in advance to Dawn HP. at

Technique & Form with Bonnie
Thursday, Nov. 8 | 11:30-11:55am
Instructor Bonnie will teach and review proper techniques and form for using hand-weights. The result can be lovely, sculpted muscles.

Living Well with Diabetes
Thursday, Nov. 8 | 11:45am-12:45pm
Joanna Eaton, Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietitian who works for Dr. Cheubel with Digestive Care Specialists at Holy Cross, will present on the topic of living with diabetes.

LaBlast Dance Class
Monday, Nov. 12 | 6:30-7:30pm
Help us welcome our new instructor Gizelle M. by joining us for our first LaBlast class at acac Germantown! This is an exercise-based, partner-free ballroom dance\fitness class and a true full-body workout. Class will take place on the basketball court. Open to members and guests.

Healthy Horizon Talk with Chef Michael Gray
Wednesday, Nov. 14 | 11:30am-12:30pm
Join acac member and this month’s Healthy Horizon speaker, Chef Michael Gray. Michael will talk about shortcuts in the kitchen and tricks of the trade.

American Red Cross Blood Drive
Thursday, Nov. 15 | 2:30-7:30pm
Help us save lives by signing up to donate blood! All blood types are needed at this time of year. Visit to learn more and to sign up!

Mobility is a Lifestyle
Saturday, Nov. 17 | 10:00am
Lee A., flexibility expert and Certified Personal Trainer, will discuss mobility as we age, how to combat loss of range of motion, how to thrive in daily activities, and how to excel in your fitness program.

Keto & Other Popular Diets
Saturday, Nov. 17 | 1:30pm
Join Lara L., MS, CNS, LDN, for a discussion on the pros and cons of popular diet plans and how to choose what’s right for you.

Starts Monday, Nov. 19
During the week of Thanksgiving, group exercise instructors will use planks in their classes. Those who can hold a plank for 60 seconds or longer will receive a coupon. You will complete the coupon and drop it in Nancy B.’s office for a chance to win a $50 acac gift card.

Kids Zone: Turkey Trot
Wednesday, Nov. 21 | 11:00am-12:00pm
Kids will make turkey hats and trot around the club to show them off. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Thursday, Nov. 22
Keep an eye out for our Thanksgiving hours and modified group ex schedule.

Aqua Gobble
Thursday, Nov. 22 | 9:30-10:15am
Join instructor Nancy B. on Thanksgiving morning for an aqua class that will earn you seconds (maybe even thirds) at the dinner table later. Open to members and guests.

Kids Night Out
Saturday, Nov. 24 | 6:00-8:30pm
Bring your kids (ages 3+ and potty trained) for pizza and play time while you enjoy a night on the town. Registration is required 24 hours in advance. You can sign up in Kids Zone or email Katie B. at

Old School STEP with Joanne
Thursday, Nov. 29 | 8:30-9:30am
Who remembers the “Charleston kick” or the “OTT (over the top)?” Join instructor Joanne for a stroll down Memory Lane on your step using the moves we learned in our early step days. Open to members and guests.