West Chester Alert

The men’s steam room is currently closed as we await a part on order. We hope to have it up and running by end of week.

August Staycation Calendar of Events

Join us for some fun around the club this month! Download our August events calendar here. 

DATE TIME EVENT LOCATION COST REGISTRATION
8/1 10am Nutrition Education Classes for Kids Conference Room FREE margaretmo@acac.com
8/2 10am Meet and Greet with Kristen K. acac Eagleview FREE
8/3 various Member Magic: Frozen Treats WC & EV FREE
8/4 various First Friday – bring a guest for FREE! acac West Chester FREE
8/4 5 – 7pm Friendly Friday: Night at the Zoo Waterpark Bring a guest family for FREE
8/5 7:30am Dance Party with Ryan L. Studio B FREE
8/6 12 – 4pm Family Track Time Indoor Track FREE
8/6 1 – 5pm Family Basketball Time Main Gym FREE
8/6 1 – 6:45pm Family Warm Water Pool Time WWP FREE
8/7 1pm Stretching Mini Clinic with Tyler A. Conference Room FREE tylerad@acac.com
8/8 10am Nutrition Education Classes for Kids Conference Room FREE margaretmo@acac.com
8/9 8:30am WATERinMOTION Launch Party Exercise Pool FREE
8/10 various Member Magic: acac balloons and flash tattoos WC & EV FREE
8/11 5 – 7pm Friendly Friday: Pirate Night Waterpark Bring a guest family for FREE
8/11 6 – 9pm Kids Night Out Adventure Central FREE with a family membership acac.com
8/12 12 – 2pm Dance Academy: Demonstration Day acac Eagleview FREE leannaj@acac.com
8/13 1:30pm Aqua 101 with Donna Du. Exercise Pool FREE donnad@acac.com
8/14 1:30pm S’myelin Book Club: One for the Money Conference Room FREE
8/14 5:30pm Totally Toned Mini Clinic with Kristen K. acac Eagleview FREE kristenke@acac.com
8/15 9:30am Intro to Cycle with Kirsten M. Cycle Studio FREE kirstenmu@acac.com
8/15 10am Nutrition Education Classes for Kids ages 4 – 6 Conference Room FREE margaretmo@acac.com
8/15 5:30 – 6:45pm Dance Academy: Demonstration Day Multi-Purpose Room FREE leannaj@acac.com 
8/16 5pm Triple Threat Mini Clinic with Jonathan S. acac Eagleview FREE jonathansl@acac.com
8/16 7pm Intro to Cycle with Donna Du. Cycle Studio FREE donnad@acac.com
8/17 various Member Magic: Trail Mix Bar WC & EV FREE
8/17 5:30 – 6:45pm Dance Academy: Demonstration Day Multi-Purpose Room FREE leannaj@acac.com
8/18 6 – 9pm Kids Night Out Adventure Central FREE with a family membership acac.com
8/19 9am Triple Threat Mini Clinic with Jonathan S. acac Eagleview FREE jonathansl@acac.com
8/20 various Member Magic: Check-in Raffle Front Desk FREE
8/21 9:15am Glow Cycle with Julie S. acac Eagleview FREE
8/21 9:30am – 12pm Bridge Main Lobby FREE
8/22 10:30am Totally Toned Mini Clinic with Kristen K. acac Eagleview FREE kristenke@acac.com
8/23 10:30am Strolling with Shelly Meets in p.r.e.p. area FREE
8/24 3:00pm Aqua 101 with Donna Du. Warm Water Pool FREE
8/24 4:30pm Craft Time with Kathi: Back to School acac Eagleview $15 per child; $25 for two marykated@acac.com
8/25 11am Exercise of the Month group session with Shannon J. Functional Training Area FREE shannonjo@acac.com
8/26 12pm Running Club Workout with Seth G. East Goshen Park FREE sethgi@acac.com
8/27 8:30am Cycle with Julie A. acac Eagleview FREE
8/27 9:30am Barre Strength with Julie A. acac Eagleview FREE
8/28 various Member Magic: First Day of School WC & EV FREE
8/28 6:15pm Outdoor Yoga with Kristen and Linda Camp Pavilion FREE
8/29 9am Parent & Me Music and Movement with Kathi J. Kids Zone FREE
8/31 11:30am – 1:30pm

Pickleball

Main Gym FREE

Nutrition Education Classes for Kids
Tuesday, August 1 | 10am | Conference Room | FREE
Tuesday, August 8 | 10am | Conference Room | FREE
Tuesday, August 15 | 10am | Conference Room | FREE | for children ages 4 – 6

acac nutritionist Margaret Moses will lead free nutrition education classes for kids this summer! Children will learn the importance of eating fruits and vegetables, observe and assist Margaret in the acac garden, and take away tips for healthy eating. Contact margaretmo@acac.com to sign up or learn more.

Ballroom Basics with Salsa in the Suburbs
Tuesday, August 1 | 12:30pm | Studio B | FREE | No sign up

We had so much fun in July, we’re bringing Julie back for a series of beginner dance classes over the next few months! Join us to learn the basic steps, posture, and footwork of a variety of dance styles including salsa, bachata, cha cha, swing, ballroom, and more. Each class theme will be determined by the students. Vote for whichever dance you want to learn and Julie will teach you! No partner or previous dance experience required. Classes are free and open to all members.

Meet and Greet with Kristen K.
Wednesday, August 2 | 10:00am
Thursday, August 3 | 5:00pm

Stop by the lobby, say hi to Kristen, and grab a complimentary bottle of water!

Member Magic: Frozen Treats
Wednesday, August 2 | 12 – 2pm | Waterpark |

Cool off with some complimentary frozen treats!

Friendly Friday: Night at the Zoo
Friday, August 4 | 5 – 7pm | Waterpark

Join us for a special night featuring animal crafts, stickers, snacks, and an animal themed photo booth with our friends from Little Nest Portraits! Members are invited to bring a guest family for FREE. No advanced registration.

Dance Party with Ryan L.
Saturdays at 7:30am | Studio B | FREE

We’re having a party & getting in cardiovascular condition! Come dance to the music you love!

Family Time
Sunday Family Track Time – 12 – 4pm | Indoor Track | FREE
Sunday Family Basketball Time – 1 – 5pm | Main Gym | FREE
Sunday Warm Water Pool Time – 1 – 6:54pm | WWP | FREE

Families are a big part of acac. That’s why we offer plenty of activities and special hours for you and your little ones!

Stretching Mini Clinic with Tyler A.
Monday, August 7 | 1:00pm | Conference Room | FREE | register at Member Services or contact tylerad@acac.com

Learn the importance of stretching pre- and post-workout and how to incorporate basic stretches into everyday activities.

WATERinMOTION Launch Party
Wednesday, August 9 | 8:30am | Activity Pool | FREE

We’re having a party in the pool and you’re invited! Join guest instructor Chris Henry for a special summer launch of WATERinMOTION. Enjoy the pure fun of this 55-minute water extravaganza with land equivalent intensity, fantastic sing-along quality music and dynamic instructors.

Coffee Talk: Advances in the Treatment of Back and Neck Problems
Wednesday, August 9 | 4:30pm | Fitness Floor | FREE | No sign up

Join Dr. Murray for a casual conversation over coffee and snacks and learn about advances in the treatment of back and neck problems! Dr. Michael R. Murray, MD, specializes in minimally-invasive spine surgery, cervical spine surgery, and advancing the delivery of spine care. He is actively involved in teaching minimally-invasive surgical techniques to other practicing spine surgeons. Dr. Murray also serves as a consultant to industry for the development of new spinal instrumentation as well as to health insurance companies, providing expert advice on new policy.
Dr. Murray received his medical degree from the University of Illinois and completed his internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He completed a spine surgery fellowship at the Emory University Spine Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Murray has received the Golden Apple award for excellence in resident education. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery. Dr. Murray practices at Penn Orthopaedics Exton, Southern Chester County, and Penn Medicine Westtown.

Triple Threat Mini Clinic with Jonathan S.
Wednesday, August 9 | 5:00pm | acac Eagleview | FREE
Saturday, August 19 | 9:00am | acac Eagleview | FREE

Learn effective and safe exercises for improving functional strength in your hips, core, and glute muscles. Find out how getting stronger in these
vital areas can improve your quality of life, improve your posture, and help you look and feel your best! Please sign up in advance at the Front Desk or contact jonathansl@acac.com to learn more.

Member Magic: acac balloons and kids’ tattoos
10 – 11am | Adventure Central Lobby | FREE

Who doesn’t love balloons?! Stop by our Member Magic station in the Adventure Central Lobby for balloons and festive temporary tattoos to brighten your day.

Friendly Friday: Pirate Night
Friday, August 11 | 5 – 7pm | Waterpark | Members may bring a guest for FREE | No sign up

Ahoy! Join us at the Waterpark for pirate games, giveaways, and a treasure trove of snacks. Members are invited to bring a guest family for FREE. No advanced registration.

Kids Night Out
Friday, August 11 | 6 – 9pm | Adventure Central | FREE with a family membership | Register online at acac.com
Friday, August 18 | 6 – 9pm | Adventure Central | FREE with a family membership | Register online at acac.com

Children enjoy games, sports, swimming, movies and fun while parents enjoy time out on the town! FREE with family membership! Families may register for one fun day and one fun night per month. Registration is online only at acac.com. Ask us how to get set up today! Due to popularity of the program, there is a $20 no-show charge per child. Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance.

Eagleview Dance Demonstration Day
Saturday, August 12 | 12 – 2pm | acac Eagleview | FREE | Register at Eagleview Member Services or contact leannaj@acac.com

Interested in enrolling your child in Dance Academy this fall? Join us on Saturday, 8/12 for a FREE trial class before you enroll! Must sign up in advance at Member Services 8/1 – 8/10.

Dance Demonstration Day:
Saturday, August 12
12 – 12:30pm 3 – 4 year olds Beginner
12:45 – 1:15pm 5 – 7 year olds Ballet / Jazz

Aqua 101 with Donna Du.
Sunday, August 13 | 1:30pm | Exercise Pool | FREE | No sign up
Thursday, August 24 | 3:00pm | Exercise Pool | FREE | No sign up

Take a peek into the pool closet and you will find exercise tools from ankle weights to belts to hand-held bells. Put your bathing suit on for a session in the exercise pool to learn best uses of equipment for your body. You don’t even have to get your hair wet! No registration required, just show up. Contact donnad@acac.com to learn more.

S’myelin Book Club
Monday, August 14 | 1:30pm | Conference Room | FREE

Join the S’myelin Book Club for a discussion on “One for the Money” by Janet Evanovich. No advanced registration.

Intro to Cycle
Tuesday, August 15 | 9:30am | Cycle Studio | FREE | Instructed by Kirsten Murray
Wednesday, August 16 | 7:00pm | Cycle Studio | FREE | Instructed by Donna Dufoe

Have you been eager to try group cycling but don’t know how to get started? This 45 minute intro is the perfect opportunity to get acclimated to the bike and indoor cycle class. We begin with individual bike set-up then move to specifics of the indoor cycle class including comfort in the saddle, cues, use of the monitor, and reaching your goals with a non-impact workout! You’ll experience a brief ride and have the opportunity to ask questions. You’ll walk away from class ready to have the safest, most engaging and effective ride – while getting a fantastic workout! Contact kirstenmu@acac.com or donnad@acac.com to sign up in advance.

Guided by Kirsten Murray, Johnny G./Mad Dogg Athletics Spinning Instructor since 1999 and Donna Dufoe, ACE Personal Trainer.

West Chester Dance Demonstration Day
Tuesday, August 15 | 5:30 – 6:45pm | Multi-Purpose Room | FREE | Register at Member Services or contact leannaj@acac.com
Thursday, August 17 | 5:30 – 6:45pm | Multi-Purpose Room | FREE | Register at Member Services or contact leannaj@acac.com

Interested in enrolling your child in our upcoming fall Dance Academy? Join us for a FREE trial session on August 15th or 17th before you enroll! Must sign up at Member Services August 1st – August 10th.

Tuesday 08/15
5:30pm-6pm Beginner Dance – ages 3/4
6:15pm – 6:45pm Ballet/Jazz Combo – ages 5/6

Thursday 08/17
5:30pm-6pm Hip Hop ages 6+
6:15pm – 6:45pm Competition ages 7-12

Member Magic: Trail Mix Bar
Thursday, August 17 | 9 – 11am | Main Lobby | FREE

Stop by our trail mix bar in the lobby and make your own snack!

Member Magic: Check-in Raffle
Sunday, August 20 | various hours | Front Desk | FREE

You could win fun acac swag just for checking in today! We’ll select one random winner at the Front Desk each hour.

Glow Cycle
Monday, August 21 | 9:15am | acac Eagleview Cycle Studio | FREE

Celebrate the solar eclipse with a special glow cycle class with Julie S! Wear neon or white.

Bridge
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays | 9:30am – 12pm | Main Lobby | FREE | No sign up

Deal yourself in for some fun and games! Fun for adult players at all levels from beginner to advanced. All are welcome. No partner necessary.

Strolling with Shelly
Wednesdays at 10:30am | Meets in p.r.e.p. area | FREE | No sign up

Walk your way to health with this 30-minute outdoor stroll led by p.r.e.p. team member and acac personal trainer Shelly Miller! Meets on a weekly basis.

Eagleview Craft Time with Kathi: Back to School
Thursday, August 24 | 4:30pm | acac Eagleview Kids Zone | $15 for one child, $25 for two | Register to marykated@acac.com

This August, drop the kids off at Kids Zone for a special craft workshop just in time for back to school! Children ages 3+ will make various
themed crafts as time allows. Led by Kathi J., Kids Zone Craft Master. Email marykated@acac.com to register.

Exercise of the Month with Shannon J.
Friday, August 25 | 11am | Training Area | FREE

Join Shannon for a free group training session and follow along with her August Exercise of the Month! Please register in advance to shannonjo@acac.com.

Running Club Workout
Saturday, August 26 | 12:00pm | East Goshen Park | FREE | Register to sethgi@acac.com

Join acac personal trainer Seth G. for a fun outdoor run and workout at East Goshen Park! All participants will receive an acac t-shirt. Please contact sethgi@acac.com to sign up in advance.

Cycle with Julie A.
Sundays at 8:30am | acac Eagleview Cycle Studio | FREE

Pedal to aerobic fitness while experiencing the thrill of the ride! Bring a water bottle and towel.

Barre Strength with Julie A.
Sundays at 9:30am | acac Eagleview Group Exercise Studio | FREE

A Barre fusion class that focuses on creating a sculpted, lean, and flexible body.

Member Magic: First Day of School
Monday, August 28 | 3 – 5pm | Kids Zone

Happy first day of school, WCASD! Enjoy apples and acac pencils in the Kids Zone lobby.

Outdoor Yoga with Linda and Kristen
Monday, August 28 | 6:15pm | Camp Pavilion | FREE

Enjoy the sunshine and find your zen in this special outdoor yoga class taught by Kristen S. and Linda D. Stick around for drinks and light refreshments afterwards. Members may bring a guest for FREE! Class will be held in the Yoga Studio in the case of inclement weather.

Parent & Me Music and Movement
Tuesdays at 9:00am | Kids Zone | FREE with a family membership

Parents and children ages 12 – 36 months will sing along with Kathi J.

Pickleball
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays | 11:30am – 1:00pm | Main Gym | FREE

Fun for all ages, pickleball combines the elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis with a low impact benefit. Played with a hard paddle, wiffle ball, and low net, it’s perfect for all ages and abilities. Pickleball is set up in the Main Gym and is free for acac members.