West Chester Alert

Fitness Floor renovations will begin May 7th! Please click here to learn more about the project, including area closures and adjusted court schedules.

The Activity Pool will be closed May 12-25 for cover removal. Please click here for more information about pool access and classes during the closure.

January 2018 Events Calendar | West Chester & Eagleview

Join us for some fun around the club in January! Download a pdf of our calendar here.

Strolling with Shelly
Wednesdays at 10:30am | p.r.e.p. area | FREE
Walk your way to health with this 30-minute outdoor stroll led by p.r.e.p. team member and personal trainer Shelly Miller!

Pickleball
M, Tu, Th | 11:30am-1:30pm | Main Court | 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. No sign up required.

Kettlebell Mini Clinic (EV)*
Friday, January 5 | 9am | acac Eagleview | FREE
The kettlebell swing is an awesome way to develop total body power when done correctly, but it could lead to serious aches and pains if done poorly. Learn how to effectively hinge and create power through your hips in this mini clinic. Please sign up in advance at the front desk.

Back Strength Mini Clinic with Jonathan S.*
Saturday, January 6 | 11am | Functional Training Area | FREE
A strong back means a strong core, decreased risk of lumbar pain and injury, and improved appearance. Learn how to train your back safely and effectively to enjoy these benefits! Email jonathansl@acac.com to sign up.

Intro to Mindfulness with Brian C. (EV)*
Saturday, January 6 | 12pm | Group Exercise Studio | FREE
Join Brian for an introduction to Present Moment Mindfulness. Sign up in advance at Member Services.

Functional Movement Mini Clinic with Adriana C.*
Fridays, January 5 & 19 | 1pm | Functional Training Area | FREE
Tuesdays, January 9 & 23 | 1pm | Functional Training Area | FREE
Human beings are designed to move well without thinking. This clinic focuses on helping you restore your body’s natural ability to move with ease. Email adrianac@acac.com to sign up.

Running Mechanics Mini Clinic with Casey S.*
1st Session: January 8 or 9 | 9am or 6pm | Conference Room | FREE
2nd Session: January 15 or 16 | 9am or 6pm | Functional Training Area | FREE
This two-part clinic will help you perfect your running mechanics in order to improve your running; increase mobility for the ankle, knee, and hip; and prevent injury. Email caseysu@acac.com to sign up.

Book Club
Monday, January 8 | 1:30pm | Conference Room | FREE
Join the book club for a discussion of The Pearl that Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi. No sign up required.

BODYCOMBAT 101 (EV)*
Tuesday, January 9 | 4pm | acac Eagleview | FREE
Thursday, January 18 | 7am | acac Eagleview | FREE
Les Mills BODYCOMBAT is a fiercely energetic program inspired by martial arts. In this special intro class, Allie will teach you the basic mechanics of class and how to get started with this awesome workout. Sign up in advance at the front desk.

Garden Club
Tuesday, January 9 | 9:30am | Karate Studio | FREE
Join the Garden Club for a discussion of seasonal gardening topics. No sign up required.

Salsa Basics*
Tuesday, January 9 | 12pm | Studio B | FREE
Julie from Salsa in the Suburbs will be here to teach a basic salsa lesson! No partner or prior dance experience required. Sign up in advance at Member Services. Guests welcome!

Ask the Nutritionist
Wednesdays, January 10 & 24 | 1pm | p.r.e.p. area | FREE
Registered Dietitian Margaret Moses will be in the p.r.e.p. area answering all of your nutrition-related questions!

Essential Oil Seminar*
Wednesday, January 10 | 6pm | Conference Room | FREE
Essential oils have been used for thousands of years to heal and maintain optimal health within the mind, body, and soul. Join doTERRA representative Lexa for an informative seminar all about the history, benefits, and applications of essential oils. Please sign up in advance at Member Services.

Parent-N-Me Time in Kids Zone
Bounce Time | Mondays & Wednesdays 9-9:30am | ages 12-36 months
Tumble Time | Tuesdays 9:15-9:45am | ages 12-36 months
Crafts | Thursdays 9:15-9:45am | ages 12-36 months
Swim | Fridays 9:15-10am | all ages through 36 months

Kids Day Off*$
Friday, January 12 | 12-6:30pm | $32 M, $42 NM
Monday, January 15 | 8am-6:30pm | $52 M, $62 NM
What are your kids doing while school is out? Drop them off at acac and they’ll enjoy jumping in the jump zone, climbing in spider mountain, creating a craft, exercising in the gym, swimming, and much more! For children in kindergarten through 8th grade. Contact mikeca@acac.com to sign up.

Kids Night Out*
Fridays, January 12, 19 & 26 | 6-9pm | Free w/ Family Membership
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 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 fee charge per child. Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance.

New ISR Session*$
Begins Monday, January 15 | 7am | Aquatics Center | Call for pricing
Infant Swimming Resource (ISR) is the safest and most effective provider of survival swimming lessons for infants and young children worldwide. ISR’s Self-Rescue program teaches children six months to six years of age how to survive if they were to reach the water alone. Lessons are available Monday-Friday, 7-9:30am. Contact Connie at connieg@acac.com to learn more.

Post-p.r.e.p. Guide*
Wednesday, January 17 | 12pm | Conference Room | FREE
This presentation with Connie Ludwig and Liz Pacchiarotti will help you in continuing your fitness journey after p.r.e.p. Sign up at the p.r.e.p. desk.

Lifeguard Training Course*$
Begins Thursday, January 18 | 8pm | Aquatics Center | $300 M, $350 NM
Learn to respond to aquatic emergencies with our comprehensive lifeguard training and/or recertification course. Upon completion, participants receive a two-year certification in Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR for the Professional, and AED. Contact larryj@acac.com to sign up or learn more.

Arms Mini Clinic with Jonathan S.*
Saturday, January 20 | 11am | Functional Training Area | FREE
Now is the time to get your arms ready for summer! Learn moves to help strengthen and tone your arms. Email jonathansl@acac.com to sign up.

Intro to Cycle (EV)*
Tuesday, January 23 | 9:15am | acac Eagleview | FREE
Have you been eager to try group cycling but don’t know how to get started? Join Julie to learn bike set-up and class specifics including comfort in the saddle, cues, use of the monitor, and reaching your goals with a non-impact workout! Sign up in advance at the front desk.

Yin Yoga
Thursdays | 8am | Yoga Studio | FREE
The yin style of passive poses opens the body to more flexibility while also engendering a more contemplative, non-reactive quality of mind. Each class will conclude with meditation. No sign up required.

Awareness Salon*$
Sunday, January 28 | 1-3pm | Yoga Studio | $20
Come and experience the first Awareness Salon at acac with facilitators Marge Richards and Nancy Widmann. At the time of gathering, the group will explore the subject of Intuition with guest speaker Kathie Pitochelli, known as the Main Line Medium. Register in advance at Member Services.

Yoga for Every Body
Tuesdays | 12:05pm | Barre Studio | FREE
An extra gentle yoga class designed for every body type. Practice yoga with the use of props and modifications. Participants must be able to freely move on and off the floor. No sign up required.