Short Pump Alert

The club will close at 4:00pm on Christmas Eve. We will be closed for Christmas and will reopen at 8:00am on December 26.

The club will be open from 7:00am-6:00pm on New Year’s Eve. We will open at 8:00am on New Year’s Day.

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Equipment-Free Snowed In Workout

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

Snowed in and can’t make it to the gym? Here is a fun workout you can do right at home without any equipment!

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Kettlebell User Course

  • Short Pump
The acac Kettlebell User Course is a 4 hour, thorough and in-depth kettlebell training that takes place all in one day. Hosted by acac trainers, Sue Hulsebusch, Seth Matthews, and Randy Kendall. Our trainers have identified the fundamentals of kettlebell training and built this course around them. Students will be taught essential skills, techniques and…
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acac Holiday Spirit Week

  • Short Pump
Join us in celebrating the holidays by wearing your most festive attire to the club!   December 18   l   Santa Hat Day December 19   l   Wear Green December 20  l   Tacky Sweater Day December 21   l   Wear Red December 22   l   Pajama Day December 23   l   Crazy Sock Day December 24   l   Pajama Day 2
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When the weather outside is frightful, acac is so delightful!

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

Grab a mug of hot chocolate and your coziest slippers and check out this list of our favorite snow day activities to get you ready for the next big snow!

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Holiday Pet Contest

  • Short Pump
Does your pet look extra cute in a Santa hat? Did your puppy meet Santa this year? Bring in your cutest pet photos and show them off to the whole club! We’ll vote on them and the three cutest pets win a prize! Photos must be submit between Monday, December 11 and Sunday, December 17. …
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Gingerbread Decorating Competition

  • Short Pump
Think your family has what it takes to be the gingerbread house decorating champion? Check out a gingerbread house kit from the front desk between Monday, December 4 & Saturday, December 9 and start decorating! Return your decorated house to the club by Monday, December 11. You are not limited to the decorations included in…
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December Events Calendar l acac Short Pump

  • Short Pump
December Events Calendar Check out all of the great events going on at acac Short Pump during the month of December!   Print at home version available here.   *Requires registration   DATE TIME EVENT FEE 12/2 10:00am Water in Motion Launch FREE 12/2 4:30pm Nia Special with Mary Lin FREE 12/4-12/9 All Day Gingerbread Decorating…
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Top 20 Holiday Workout Songs

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

We’ve got the best holiday playlist to help you not only get in the holiday spirit, but to hopefully get you into the gym and ready for the next month ahead.

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December Slimdown Calendar

  • Short Pump

View and download the current Slimdown weigh-in calendars.

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Pre-Turkey Parade Burn

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

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a holiday staple. Mix up your parade viewing party by adding in a fun, festive workout that everyone can enjoy. You’ll earn seconds at dinner!

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Feeling SAD? Stay Active to Beat the Blues

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

It’s that time of year when the sun starts to set before dinner and our bodies crave carbohydrates and the comfort of our covers.

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Workout for Water at acac Short Pump

  • Short Pump
Clean water is fundamental for our survival. It fuels our bodies and our workouts. But, around the world, 2.1 billion people don’t have access to it. That why we’re joining Les Mills and UNICEF to raise money to provide water pumps in vulnerable communities. Clean water pumps can protect entire communities from deadly diseases, help parents grow…
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Why low-cal items are not always your best option

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

A recent FDA law requires all chain restaurants and foodservice establishments to list calorie counts of items directly on their menus. The law does not, however, require listing any other nutrition information along with calories. As a result, some consumers are being misled to believe that lower-calorie, or “low-cal”, items are apparently healthier.

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Move More for FeedMore

  • Short Pump
Join acac in donating to the Central Virginia Food Bank this holiday season! For every group exercise class completed at acac from Monday, November 6 through Sunday, November 12, we encourage you to pledge to donate any number of cans. Add up your total at the end of the week, bring your cans to the…
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Strategies for Reducing the Thanksgiving Calories

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
In a few short weeks, we’ll be gathering around the table with family or friends to share a large meal that traditionally launches the start of a season of EATING! Let’s start off on the right foot with making some small tweaks to the preparation and eating of our Thanksgiving meal to make it healthier…
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Five Things to Know Before Flu Season

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

Winter is coming—and so is flu season. Prepare yourself for the onslaught of sneezing, wheezing, and freezing with these five facts about influenza.

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