august events calendar | acac short pump

EDGE Cycle Studio Member Guest Month
ALL MONTH | 8/1 – 8/31

Members may bring a non-member to try out our EDGE cycle classes for FREE in August! Try out our 3 awesome formats; Rhythm RIDE, Power
RIDE, and Studio RIDE.

EDGE Rhythm RIDE:

You’ll quickly be addicted to this 50-minute beat-bumping party on a bike. Ride to the Rhythm, and feel the beat, with this perfectly choreographed mix of upper bodywork, hills and drills, while getting lost with the intoxicating fusion of music.
Level | Intermediate / Advanced
Hand Weights | Yes

EDGE Studio RIDE:

Each instructor brings the class to life through motivational coaching in their own unique way. This technique based workout offers flats, rolling hills, climbs and sprints based on cadence and wattage. An unpredictable class that is engaging, challenging and guaranteed to get your heart pumping.
Level | (all) Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
Hand Weights | No

EDGE Power RIDE:

Train like a machine in this 50-minute workout. Track your performance in real time with our Power Board, and drive toward your personal best. We climb, we sprint and we race to the finish!
Level | Intermediate / Advanced
Hand Weights | Yes

 

FIRST FRIDAY! Bring a friend to the club for FREE!
Summer Rooftop Series feat. New Belgium & Kris Scott
Friday, August 2 | 6:00 – 8:00PM
Rooftop Café | FREE
Open to Non-Members

Join us Friday evenings at the Rooftop Pool for live music and tastings! New Belgium Brewing Company, a 100% employee-owned craft brewery located in Fort Collins, Colorado and Asheville, North Carolina, is the maker of Fat Tire Amber Ale and many other craft beers.

 

Taiji Fit
Monday, August 5 & 12 | 12:30 – 1:30PM
Mind Body Studio

TaijiFit means “T’ai Chi for Exercise.” In a TaijiFit class, there are no moves or routines to learn, memorize or “get right.” The style of movement and the theories of energy, alignment, balance and flow all come from original, traditional Tai Chi. TaijiFit is a class designed to guide you to find, maintain or restore the FLOW state, where body and breath come together to create harmony. Instructor: Heather Umberger

 

 

Fit4Mom
Every Monday | 5:30 – 6:15PM
Mind Body Studio | FREE

Fitness class for BOTH pre-natal and postpartum Moms. This class combines cardio, strength work and appropriate core work to help strengthen and tone the body both during and after pregnancy. Clients must be cleared for exercise by their physician. Register here: www.richmond.fit4mom.com

Healthy Horizons
Tuesday, August 6 | 12:00 – 1:00PM
Mind Body Studio | FREE

Free, healthy lunch provided. Please sign up at the front desk.

 

How to Warm Up for Exercise
Tuesday, August 6 | 6:00PM
p.r.e.p. Area | FREE

This course will include self-massage, dynamic stretching, and a template for your own use! Come before your workout for the best use of the clinic!
The clinic will start in the PREP area

 

Sole Mates Walking Group
Every Wednesday | 8:00AM

Sole Mates Walking Group isn’t just about making friends at the club – although, that is our favorite part! Join Heidi every Wednesday for a walk around West Broad Villiage! We meet in the lobby and complete ~1.5 miles.

 

Kids Morning Out
Thursday, August 8 | 9:30am – 12:00pm
Kids Zone | FREE ($25/NMs)

Kids will enjoy crafts, free play, & a snack in Kids Zone! FREE for members. Registration is required. Children 3-12yrs old.

 

Chair Stretching Mini Clinic
Thursday, August 8 | 3:00 – 4:00PM
Mind Body Studio | FREE

Join Personal Trainer Leo Hong in the Mind Body Studio for lessons on stretching from a seated position using a chair, couch or bed.

 

Summer Rooftop Series feat. COTU & Chip Hale
Friday, August 9 | 6:00 – 8:00PM
Rooftop | FREE

Join us Friday evenings at the Rooftop Pool for live music and tastings! Center of the Universe Brewing offers an ever-evolving spectrum of ale styles, each crafted with only the finest all-natural ingredients and using time-honored traditional methods of brewing.

 

Prana Vayus: How Energy Moves Through the Body
Sunday, August 11 | 11:15AM – 1:15PM
Mind Body Studio | FREE

The ancient science of Yoga describes five movements of Prana, or Life-Force Energy. They relate to our bodily systems, organs and thought processes. Knowledge of these five movements can enhance the effectiveness of our yoga postures, as well as our overall health and wellness. In this two-hour workshop, Iffet Davis will explain the Prana Vayus and guide participants through an experiential practice to use them. Some yoga experience is strongly suggested.

 

How to Stretch After Exercise
Monday, August 12 | 6:00PM
p.r.e.p. Area | FREE

This clinic is for learning foam rolling and static stretching, complete with a template for your own use. Come after your workout! The clinic will start
in the PREP area.

 

acac Business Networking Group feat. Mona Jain
Thursday, August 15 | 8:00 – 9:00am
acac Conference Room | Open to Non-Members

acac Buisness Networking Group Mona Jain. Ever wanted to feel more confident and effective when negotiating in the office or at home? Mona will share effective strategies, such as preparing for a negotiation, mirroring, labeling, addressing negative emotions, and anchoring. Time permitting, we will also practice these skills using mock scenarios.

 

Summer Rooftop Series feat. Port City & Tyler Mechum
Friday, August 16 | 6:00 – 8:00PM
Rooftop Café | FREE

Join us Friday evenings at the Rooftop Pool for live music and tastings! Port City Brewing Company is the oldest packaging brewery in metropolitan Washington, D.C. Port City offers regular tastings, tours and events at our state-of-the-art artisanal facility, located in the historic PORT CITY of Alexandria, Virginia.

 

Water in Motion Launch
Saturday, August 17

The newest in aquatic exercise that provides a low-impact, high-energy challenge for participants of all fitness levels. Simple choreography set to great music. This dynamic workout combines strength, cardiovascular and core exercises into one fun-filled hour.

 

Kids Night Out
Saturday, August 17 | 5:30 – 8:00pm
Kids Zone | FREE ($25/NMs)

Drop your child off for free play and crafts while you escape for a few hours of free time! Registration required. For ages 3-12 years old. Free for members.

 

Diabetes Prevention Program Info. Session
Monday, August 19 | 12:30PM
Wednesday, August 21 | 5:30PM

The National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) at acac Fitness & Wellness is an interactive, fee-based group course focused on preventing type 2 diabetes. acac has received recognition from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and utilizes a CDC-approved curriculum designed to give participants the tools they need to live a healthier lifestyle. Potential participants can learn more about the program and about their own risk for developing type 2 diabetes at acac.com/DPP, or by attending an upcoming info session

 

Yoga Float
Monday, August 19 | 12:30PM – 1:30PM

 

Kids Summer Camp
Runs Monday, August 19 through Friday, August 23

Join us at acac Short Pump for fun in the sun at Summer Camp! Children ages 5 – 12 will enjoy an array of activities including crafts, group exercise and yoga classes, one of our many racquet sports, scavenger hunts, fitness demos, swimming, and more! For more information, visit our website: https://acac.com/short-pump/youth/summer-camp/

 

acac Book Club
Thursday, August 22 | 10:00 – 11:00am
Rooftop Café | Open to Non-Members

acac book lovers come together to talk about the book of the month & enjoy lively discussion!

 

Summer Rooftop Series feat. Boston Beer Company & Paige Melton
Friday, August 23 | 6:00 – 8:00PM
Rooftop Café | FREE

Join us Friday evenings at the Rooftop Pool for live music and tastings!

 

How to Squat with an Olympic Weightlifter
Saturday, August 24 | 7:00PM
p.r.e.p. Area | FREE

Whether you’ve been squatting for years or never before, come learn technique for how Olympic weightlifters squat with a barbell. The clinic will
meet in the PREP area.

 

Summer Rooftop Series feat. Ardent & Margox
Friday, August 30 | 6:00 – 8:00PM
Rooftop Café | FREE

Join us Friday evenings at the Rooftop Pool for live music and tastings! Ardent Craft Ales is a brewery, taproom, and beer garden in the Scott’s Addition neighborhood of Richmond, Virginia. As a production brewery, their mission remains the same: to produce and celebrate exceptional and ambitious beers with the ever-growing craft beer community.

 

Kids Night Out
Saturday, August 31 | 5:30 – 8:00pm
Kids Zone | FREE ($25/NMs)

Drop your child off for free play and crafts while you escape for a few hours of free time! Registration required. For ages 3-12 years old. Free for members.