December events calendar | acac short pump

December Holiday Hours:

Christmas Eve | 5:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Christmas Day | Closed
Day After Christmas | 8:00AM – 10:00PM
New Year’s Eve | 5:00 AM – 6:00 PM
New Year’s Day | 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM

December Supercharged Smoothies at the acac Rooftop Café
December 1-7 | Vanilla Maple Pecan
December 8-14 | Keto Collagen
December 15-21 |Super Turmeric
December 22-28 | Plant Based Peppermint

Fit4Mom
Mondays | 5:30 – 6:15pm
Mind Body Studio

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.

Healthy Horizons Potluck
Tuesday, December 3 | 12:30PM
Mind Body Studio

This month’s Healthy Horizons will be a holiday luncheon. Make your favorite holiday dish to share with others. Please write down on the sign-up sheet what you will be bringing. We will have Amanda Chitty from Pivot Physical Therapy giving a brief presentation on exercise to do at home. We will also have raffle prizes for those who attend. Our team looks forward to celebrate the holiday season with you! Please sign up at the front desk.

Kids Zone Story Time & Craft
Wednesday, December 4 | The Little Engine that Could
Wednesday, December 18 | The Polar Express
Kids Zone | 10:00AM

Join our Kids Zone staff for the reading of some classic children’s books and fun crafts to accompany them!

NEW CLASS! Warm Yin
Thursdays, December 5, 12, 19
6:30AM | Mind Body Studio

A more passive Hatha yoga style that focuses on breath awareness, flexibility, balance and strength, offered in a warm environment. Yin is suitable for almost all fitness levels. It is a great compliment to more dynamic (yang) styles of yoga and other exercise formats. Room will be warmed to 75-80 degrees.

Meditation with Andrew Stiles
Sunday 12/8, Tuesday 12/17 and Sunday 12/22
12:00PM |Mind Body Studio

Andrew Stiles is a certified hypnotist with the National Guild of Hypnotists. He found hypnosis and positive visualization techniques integral in helping meditation participants in their daily life, and athletes with their game-day performance. He specializes in meditation and hypnosis for weight loss, smoking cessation and test-taking anxiety. In these sessions, Andrew will lead participants in a meditation based on positive visualization and mindfulness exercises, to refocus thoughts, attitudes and mental health.

Balance Class w/ p.r.e.p. Team
Monday, December 9 | 11:35AM – 12:20PM
Mind Body Studio

Come join the p.r.e.p. team for balance class on December 9 in the Mind Body Studio. This class will help you regain and keep your balance in check. We will utilize many different types of balance exercises so that you can increase your coordination and control.

Business Networking Group
Tuesday, December 10 | 6:00 – 7:30PM
acac Rooftop Café
REGISTER: https://acacfitnessandwellness.wufoo.com/forms/zhpcqdd0m5dcst/

Join us for a professional networking group on the second Tuesday of every month. By being a part of the group, each member will obtain and enhance networking skills and learn more about others’ businesses in the community. This month’s guest speakers are George and Judi Moore with a unique story centered around their health crisis that began 12 years ago when George was diagnosed with a rare, one in a million cancer that required an 18-hour surgery resulting in the loss of 5 major organs.

Kids Morning Out
Thursday, October 10 | 9:30am – 12:00pm

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

Group Exercise: 12 Days of Christmas
Runs: 12/13 – 12/24

During the 12 days leading up to Christmas, acac Short Pump’s Group Exercise Department will host an array of themed classes & have fun giveaways! Keep a close eye on the weekly newsletter for details.

Pancakes with Santa
Saturday, December 14 | 9:30 – 11:30AM
acac Short Pump Lobby
FREE | Open to friends of members

Oh the weather outside if frightful… so join us inside at the acac Short Pump Lobby for pictures with Santa, pancake breakfast w/ family, holiday themed arts & crafts, and even a special storybook reading by Santa himself. Members can bring friends for FREE! Email Kara at karapa@acac.com with any questions! No registration required.

Hot Chocolate with Nurse Dan
Monday, December 16 | 9:00 – 11:00AM
Meets by p.r.e.p. Area

Join Nurse Dan in the p.r.e.p. area for a hot coco and fun conversation.

Free! Group Training Demo w/ Allison
Tuesday, December 17 | 6:45 – 7:45pm

Get a sample of Allison’s Fit Factory group training sessions, and come prepared to sweat!

Lifeguard Certification & Re-Certification Classes
December 21 & 22| 8:00AM – 8:00PM

The full certification will be both days. Re-certification will be offered on 12/22. Price for certification is $200/members & $250/nonmembers. Price for re-certification is $115/members & $135/nonmembers. Contact Lindsey at lindseyt@acac.com for more information.

Holiday Spirit Days
Sunday, 12/22 | Blue & White
In honor of our friends celebrating Hanukkah, wear blue & white

Monday, 12/23 | Holiday Character Day
Maybe you’ll come as Rudolph, the Grinch, a Snowman, Snoopy & Woodstock, or something equally as festive

Tuesday, 12/24 | T’was the Night Before Christmas
Wear your favorite holiday morning attire aka pajama day!!

Kids Night Out
Saturday, October 26 | 5:30 – 8:00pm

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.