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November 2017 Events Calendar - West Chester & Eagleview

Join us for some fun around the club this November! Download our calendar here or view event details below.


November Event Descriptions
*Register in advance.

Women & Weights Mini Clinic*
Wednesdays, Nov 1, 15 & 22 | 9am | Functional Training Area | FREE
Eliminate the intimidation of weightlifting! You’ll learn the basics of strength training and how to incorporate it into your workout routine for increased energy, improved bone health, and an aid to weight loss. Email Tyler at tylera@acac.com to sign up.

Present Moment Meditation Series*
Starts Wednesday, November 1 | 7:10pm | Yoga Studio | $80 M, $120 NM
In this workshop, you ‘ll learn valuable mindfulness skills and tools, develop a regular meditation practice, and experience life more fully. Register at Member Services.

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays | 11:30am – 1:30pm | 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.

Coffee Talk with Dr. Peter Santoro
Saturday, November 4 | 9:30am | Fitness Floor | FREE
Dr. Peter Santoro, MD FACS is a board certified general surgeon who specializes in advanced minimally invasive techniques, including robotic surgery, for a variety of surgical problems including inguinal and abdominal wall hernias. Join us for free coffee and a Q&A with Dr. Santoro! No sign up necessary.

Back Strength Mini Clinic*
Saturdays, Nov 4 & 18 | 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 Jonathan at jonathansl@acac.com to sign up.

Reiki Level I Certification*
Sunday, November 5 | 2-5pm | Barre Studio | $130
Earn your Reiki Certification at acac West Chester! You will learn a basic knowledge about Reiki history and the Usui Reiki Method of this hands-on healing art. Register at Member Services.

Stretching Mini Clinic*
Mondays, Nov 6 & 20 | 10am | Functional Training Area | FREE
Wednesday, Nov 15 | 10am | Functional Training Area | FREE
Learn the importance of stretching pre- and post-workout and how to incorporate basic stretches into everyday activities. Email Tyler at tylera@acac.com to sign up.

Post-p.r.e.p. Guide*
Mondays, Nov 6 & 20 | 1pm | Conference Room | FREE
Monday, Nov 13 | 12pm | Conference Room
This presentation with Connie Ludwig will help you in continuing your fitness journey after p.r.e.p. Email Connie at constancel@acac.com to sign up.

Networking Event*
Monday, Nov 6 | 5:30-7pm | Conference Room | FREE
Join the local business community for a special business card exchange and networking event! Please bring business cards to share and be prepared to give a 30-second introduction to the room. Drinks and light refreshments will be provided. Email kathrynpa@acacc.com to RSVP.

Kids Day Off*
Tues, Nov 7 | 8am – 6:30pm | Adventure Central | $52 – $62*
Mon, Nov 20 | 12-6:30pm | Adventure Central | $32 M | $42 NM*
Tues, Nov 21 | 12-6:30pm | Adventure Central | $32 M | $42 NM*
Wed, Nov 22 | 12-6:30pm | Adventure Central | $32 M | $42 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.

Pre-School Swim Lessons*
Begin Tuesday, Nov 7 | 9:15am | Aquatics Center | $68.50 FM | $75 M
Kids can learn to swim while at Kids Zone! An acac swim instructor will pick the kids up at Kids Zone and take them to the pool for a lesson. Contact Connie at connieg@acac.com for more information.

Preventing & Treating Sports Injuries*
Tuesday, Nov 7 | 5:30pm | Conference Room | FREE
Presented by John Manta, MD, Penn Orthopaedics. Learn common problems that can occur as a result of participating in exercise and sports, and how they can be prevented and treated to keep you in the game. Registration required – call 610-738-2300 or visit chestercountyhospital.org/wellness

Strolling with Shelly
Wednesdays | 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!

Back Strength Mini Clinic with Jonathan S. (EV)*
Wednesday, Nov 8 | 5pm | acac Eagleview | 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! Sign up at the front desk.

Zumba 101*
Thursday, Nov 9 | 10:30am | Studio B | Led by Heidi W. | FREE
Monday, Nov 27 | 7pm | Studio B | Led by Dr. B | FREE
This fun-filled dance class is not just for those with a dance background! Come and learn all the basic moves for Zumba and see why it’s such a hit! Email heidiw@acac.com or bhavnas@acac.com to sign up.

Kids Night Out*
Fridays, Nov 10 & 17 | 6-9pm | Adventure Central | 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 charge per child. Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance.

Charity Cycle Class*
Saturday, November 11 | 10:30am | Cycle Studio | $20 donation
Enjoy an all-levels cycle class while supporting the fight to end Parkinson’s! Every dollar of your fee goes to Shake It Off, Inc. PLUS: Get a free t-shirt while supplies last and enjoy light refreshments after class. Space is limited! Please register in the club or by calling 610-431-7000. Open to members and non-members!

Family Pizza Bingo*
Saturday, Nov 11 | 5-7pm | Adventure Central | FREE w/ Family Membership
Join us for bingo, pizza, prizes and fun! Pizza will be served at 6pm. Space is limited. Register at Member Services.

Personal Training BFF Week (EV)*
Sunday, November 12 – Saturday, November 18
Share Personal Training with a friend during BFF week! All current personal training clients are welcome to bring a member or non-member to a session FREE between Sunday, November 12th and Saturday, November 18th. Contact your personal trainer to set up your session! Regular session rates apply. acac Eagleview only.

Running Performance Mini Clinic with Seth (EV)*
Monday, November 13 | 10am | FREE
This half hour session will consist of exercises and stretches to help you run safer, improve your core, and allow for a more explosive run. Sign up at the front desk.

Book Club
Monday, November 13 | 1:30pm | Conference Room | FREE
Join the S’myelin Book Club for a discussion on “Empty Cradles” by Margaret Humphreys. No sign up required.

Ballroom Basics*
Tuesday, November 14 | 12pm | Studio B | FREE
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. Led by Julie Berger of Salsa in the Suburbs Dance Studio. 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. Please sign up in advance at Member Services. Walk-ins welcome!

Essential Oil Seminar*
Tuesday, November 14 | 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.

Intro to Cycle*
Wednesday, November 15 | 7pm | Cycle Studio | instructed by Donna Du. | FREE
Tuesday, November 21 | 10:30am | Cycle Studio | instructed by Kirsten M. | FREE
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 donnadu@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.

Painting with a Twist Party*
Thursday, November 16 | 6pm | Conference Room | $35
Join us for a special paint party with Painting with a Twist! Complimentary snacks  will be provided. Kids 10 and up welcome! Please register in advance online at http://www.paintingwithatwist.com/events/viewEvent.aspx?eventID=1284192. Use passcode ACAC.

Nerf Battle*
Saturday, November 18 | 6-9pm | Adventure Central | FREE w/ Family Membership
Are you ready to battle it out Nerf style? Join us for an evening of fun at our Ultimate Nerf Battle! Children in second through eighth grades will enjoy a Nerf battle between peers as well as dinner, time in our Game Room, and use of Spider Mountain. All attendees should bring a Nerf toy of their choice. Register to wcspecialevents@acac.com. Maximum 90 participants.

Rhythmic Barre*
Sunday, November 19 | 1-3pm | Barre Studio | Members $25; Non-members $35
Come see what the ballet barre has to offer with this amazing combination of barre and yoga! By blending these styles of exercise, you will get benefits of both a physical and mindful workout. Great for all levels! Maximum 20 participants. Register in advance at Member Services.

Dance Party
Saturdays | 7:30am | Studio B | FREE
We’re having a party and getting in cardiovascular condition! Come dance to the music you love.

Family Track Time
Sundays | 12-4pm | Indoor Track | FREE with Family Membership

Walk off the Turkey with Dr. Duffy
Monday, November 27 | 9am | Indoor Track | FREE
William Duffy, MD, is a physician at Penn Personalized Care in Berwyn. He specializes in internal medicine. Join him for a walk around the track to burn off that Thanksgiving turkey! No sign up necessary.

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays | 9:30am | Karate Studio | FREE
Our Bridge club is a great chance to meet fellow members and enjoy some friendly competition! The group is open to single players or partners willing to play rubber or kitchen bridge and meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30am. Free for members and just $20/month for non-members!

Warm Water Pool Family Time
Thursdays | 9-10am & 4-7pm | Warm Water Pool | FREE w/ Family Membership