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October Events and Specials | acac West Chester and acac Eagleview

This month’s club specials:

– Enjoy a special pumpkin latte hydration facial with Jana for just $75 this month! Stop by the Spa or call 610.436.6200 to book your appointment today. Offer valid October 1 – 31, 2017. Cannot be combined with any other discounts or coupons.

– Come enjoy an autumn evening at the spa on Wednesday, October 11th! Our Autumn Fest at the Spa features 30-minute express services, warm autumn beverages, and light refreshments. Space is limited! Stop by the Spa or call 610.436.6200 to book your appointment today. 

Add your family to our family! From October 1 – November 15, add your spouse or your family to your membership and they’ll enjoy their first 30 days for FREE. 

Who’s your trainer? Learn from our expert team of personal trainers in this series of complimentary training sessions at West Chester and Eagleview October 2nd – 13th.

This month’s events calendar:
Download our October events calendar here.

10/18:30amPedal4Cam Bike Ride for Childhood CancerEagleview Town Center$45cure4cam.org
10/2 – 10/13variousPilates Reformer Open HousePilates StudioFREEMind Body Suite
10/2 – 10/13variousWho’s Your Trainer? mini clinics & seminarsvariousFREEFitness Desk
10/39:30amGarden ClubKarate StudioFREE
10/312pmBallroom BasicsStudio BFREEMember Services
10/47:30pmBombay Jam Demo Classacac Eagleview FREEFront Desk
10/55:30pmCXWORX 101 with Amy C.Barre StudioFREEamyc@acac.com
10/65am – 9pmFirst Friday – bring a friend for FREE!acac West ChesterFREE
10/7Member Magic: Breast Cancer Awarenessacac WC & EVFREE
10/810amMeditation 45 with Brian C.Yoga StudioFREE
10/98am – 6:30pmKids Day Off – Full DayAdventure Central$52 – $62Member Services
10/91:30pmS’myelin Book ClubConference RoomFREE
10/1010:30amIntro to Cycle with Kirsten M.Cycle StudioFREEkirstenmu@acac.com
10/112:30 – 8pmAutumn Fest at the SpaSpavarious610.436.6200
10/117:35pmBombay Jam 4-Week Series beginsStudio A$48 – $60Member Services
10/129:15amParent-N-Me CraftsKids ZoneFREE
10/136 – 9pmKids Night OutAdventure CentralFREE with family membership!acac.com
10/1410:30amCharity Cycle Class for Shake it Off!Cycle Studio$20 donationMember Services
10/151 – 5pmFamily Basketball TimeMain GymFREE
10/1610:30amCoffee Talk: Cardiovascular HealthFitness FloorFREE
10/17Member Magic: Candy Corn Counting Contestacac WC & EVFREE
10/187pmIntro to Cycle with Donna Du.Cycle StudioFREEdonnad@acac.com
10/1911amWarrior Walk with Kristen K.Fitness FloorFREEMember Services
10/196pmBiceps, Backs, and Brewskis with Nate S.acac EagleviewFREEFront Desk
10/206 – 9pmKids Night Out at acac Eagleviewacac EagleviewFREE with family membership!evspecialevents@acac.com
10/206 – 9pmKids Night OutAdventure CentralFREE with family membership!acac.com
10/2111amRunning Club Workout with Seth G.East Goshen ParkFREEsethgi@acac.com
10/229:30amBODYCOMBAT with Allie I.acac EagleviewFREE
10/235pmCPR Class with Nurse Erinacac Eagleview$45 – $65Front Desk
10/259amCoffee Talk: Walk the Track with Dr. DuffyFitness FloorFREE
10/2610:30amCX WORX 101 with Laura M.Studio B FREElauram@acac.com
10/275:30 – 7:15pmZombies ATTACK and blood PUMPs Les Mills Launch PartyStudio AFREE
10/276 – 9pmKids Night OutAdventure CentralFREE with family membershipacac.com
10/284 – 6pmTrunk or Treat and Halloween FestivalCamp PavilionFREE – $25wcspecialevents@acac.com
10/299:30 – 11amLes Mills Launch Partyacac EagleviewFREE
10/306pmRetirement Planning SeminarConference RoomFREEMember Services
10/306pmBoxing 101 SGT with Chuck M.Functional Training Area$37 per sessioncharlesm@acac.com
10/319amZumba Costume Party with Leslie N.acac EagleviewFREE
10/3110:30amCandyland Bootcampacac EagleviewFREEFront Desk


Event Descriptions 

Pedal4Cam Bike Ride for Cancer
Sunday, October 1st | 8:30am | Eagleview Town Center | $45*

Pedal4Cam is a FUN(draising) bicycle event for persons of all ages and abilities benefitting the Cure4Cam Childhood Cancer Foundation!

Pilates Open House
October 2nd – October 13th | various times | Pilates Studio | FREE*

Join our team of acac Pilates Reformer Instructors for a great workout on the Reformer in our Pilates Studio located in the Mind Body suite! Sign up in the Mind Body Suite for a complimentary session: October 2nd – 13th. First time Pilates Reformer participants who attend a complimentary session will receive a 15% discount on packages of 8 or more!

Who’s Your Trainer? mini clinics and seminars
October 2nd – October 13th | various times | FREE*

Learn from our expert team of personal trainers in this series of complimentary training sessions at West Chester and Eagleview October 2nd – 13th.

Garden Club
Tuesday, October 3rd | 9:30am | Karate Studio | FREE

Join the acac Garden Club for a general discussion on all things garden-related! No sign up.

Ballroom Basics
Tuesday, October 3rd | 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!

Bombay Jam Demo Class (EV)
Wednesday, October 4th | 7:30pm | acac Eagleview | FREE*

Bombay Jam® is a new and exciting dance fitness trend originating from the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a total body workout powered by the explosively fun, globally popular music and dance culture of India which is focused around the Bollywood film industry. The hottest Bollywood music and dance moves are often combined with American Top 40 songs to create a unique but universally engaging fitness class. Our very own Dr. B is one of the first instructors on the East Coast to become a certified Bombay Jam® instructor. Join us for a free demo session on Wednesday, October 4th! Max. 35 participants.

Thursday, October 5th | 5:30pm | Barre Studio | FREE*
Thursday, October 26th | 10:30am | Studio B | FREE*

CX WORX is a 30-minute workout that hones in on the torso and sling muscles that connect your upper and lower body. This introductory class will teach you the basic moves and techniques to excel in a regular class. Taught by Amy C. and Laura M. Please contact amyc@acac.com or lauram@acac.com to sign up in advance. 

Meditation 45 with Brian C.
Sundays | 10am | Yoga Studio | FREE

45 minutes of relaxation techniques along with developing more inner awareness.

Kids Day Off
Monday, October 9th | 8am – 6:30pm | Adventure Central | $52 – $62*

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.

S’myelin Book Club
Monday, October 9th | 1:30pm | Conference Room | FREE

Join the S’myelin Book Club for a discussion on “The Summer Before the War” by Helen Simonson. No sign up.

Intro to Cycle
Tuesday, October 10th | 10:30am | Cycle Studio | FREE*
Wednesday, October 18th | 7pm | Cycle Studio | 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.

Autumn Fest at the Spa
Wednesday, October 11th | 2:30 – 8pm | Spa | price varies*

Come enjoy an autumn evening at the spa! Pamper yourself with one of our 30-minute express services while enjoying a warm autumn beverage and light refreshments. Space is limited! Stop by the Spa or call 610.436.6200 to book your appointment today.

Bombay Jam 4-Week Series
October 11th, 18th, 25th, and November 1st | 7:35pm | Studio A | $48 – $60*

Bombay Jam® is a new and exciting dance fitness trend originating from the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a total body workout powered by the explosively fun, globally popular music and dance culture of India which is focused around the Bollywood film industry. The hottest Bollywood music and dance moves are often combined with American Top 40 songs to create a unique but universally engaging fitness class. Our very own Dr. B is one of the first instructors on the East Coast to become a certified Bombay Jam® instructor. Join us for a 4 week session of special classes!

Parent-N-Me Craft Time
Thursdays | 9:15 – 9:45am | Kids Zone | FREE with family membership

Kids Night Out
October 13th, 20th, 27th | 6 – 9pm | Adventure Central | FREE with 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 for Shake it Off!
Saturday, October 14th | 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 Basketball Time
Saturdays & Sundays | 1 – 5pm | Main Gym | FREE

Coffee Talk
Monday, October 16th | 10:30am | Fitness Floor | FREE
Wednesday, October 25th | 9am | Fitness Floor | FREE

Dr. Adi Ganz, MD is the clinical assistant professor of medicine at Penn Cardiology. He specializes in cardiology. Join him for a casual conversation and Q&A over coffee and snacks!

Dr. William Duffy, MD is a physician at Penn Personalized Care in Berwyn. He specializes in internal medicine. Join him for a leisurely walk around the track to kickstart your morning!

Warrior Walk
Thursday, October 19th | 11am | Fitness Floor by indoor track | FREE*

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Join a community of breast cancer survivors and supporters on October 19th for a special Warrior Walk around the indoor track to celebrate life. Coffee, light refreshments, and pink swag will be provided. Led by acac Eagleview personal trainer Kristen Kellogg. Open to West Chester and Eagleview members. Wear pink! Please sign up in advance at Member Services or contact kristenke@acac.com to learn more.

Biceps, Backs, and Brewskis
Thursday, October 19th | 6pm | acac Eagleview | FREE*

Join personal trainer Nate S. for a free mini clinic that will tone your upper body. Learn exercises to strengthen your biceps and back muscles. Cool off after your workout with a complimentary beer! Please sign up in advance at the Front Desk or contact nathansi@acac.com to learn more.

Kids Night Out (EV)
Friday, October 20th | 6pm | acac Eagleview | FREE with family membership*

Parents, enjoy time out on the town while your children enjoy games, crafts, and fun in our Kids Zone! For children ages 3 – 14. Please note: members may register for one Eagleview fun night per season. May not register for both West Chester and Eagleview fun nights in one month. Contact evspecialevents@acac.com to register or to learn more.

Running Club Workout with Seth G.
Saturday, October 21st | 11am | East Goshen Park | FREE*

Join acac personal trainer Seth Gilliam for a fun run and workout with the acac running club! All participants will receive a free t-shirt. Please contact sethgi@acac.com to sign up or to learn more.

BODYCOMBAT with Allie I.
Sundays | 9:30am | acac Eagleview | FREE

A fiercely energetic program inspired by martial arts. It draws from a wide array of disciplines such as karate, boxing, taekwondo and tai chi. Supported by driving music, strike, punch and kick your way to superior fitness. Burn an average of 737 calories per class!

CPR Class with Nurse Erin
Monday, October 23rd | 5pm | acac Eagleview | $45 – $65*

Learn how to respond in an emergency! CPR and AED are basic-lifesaving skills that will help you feel confident in responding if ever faced with an emergency situation. This certification is through the American Safety and Health Institute. Register at the front desk by Monday, October 16th.


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.

Zombies ATTACK and Blood PUMPs LES MILLS Launch
Friday, October 27th | 5:30 – 7:15pm | Studio A | FREE

Join us for a spook-tacular Les Mills® Launch this October! Our all star team of instructors will teach you new music and moves to BODYATTACK® and BODYPUMP® while dressed in their Halloween best. Wear a costume and scare your muscles into shape! Drinks and light refreshments will be provided.

Trunk or Treat and Halloween Festival
Saturday, October 28th | 4 – 6pm | Camp Pavilion Area | FREE – $25*

Join us for an afternoon of tailgate style trick-or-treating, followed by activities for the entire family! To participate in the Trunk or Treat, families must bring a decorated car. Contact wcspecialevents@acac.com to sign up in advance. There is a $20 no-show fee for those who register but do not attend. What is a Trunk or Treat? Children show off their costumes and go trick-or-treating from car to car. Vehicles are encouraged to come decorated! Prizes will be awarded for spookiest, best theme, and best overall car. After trick-or-treating, enjoy a variety of fun activities including a carnival ride, face painting, apple launching, and a pumpkin patch. Holiday snacks and drinks will be provided. Registration required. Space is limited. All cars should be parked by 4:00pm.

Les Mills Launch Party
Sunday, October 29th | 9:30 – 11am | acac Eagleview | FREE

Join Allie and Kristin for a Les Mills launch party featuring new music and moves for BODYCOMBAT and BODYPUMP!

Retirement Planning Seminar
Monday, October 30th | 6pm | Conference Room | FREE*

Sam is a Financial Advisor with Legacy Planning Partners in West Chester. Sam’s wealth management and financial planning expertise is focused on working with select families, professionals, and closely held businesses. As part of a tenured team of experts, he works to coordinate, simplify and improve his clients’ financial lives by turning information into execution. Grounded in a financial strategy, clients can comfortably make informed decisions on personal retirement, risk management, cash flow, estate matters and various funding goals. Sam and Christine are Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative with Securian Financial Services. Please sign up in advance at Member Services.

Boxing 101 with Chuck M.
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays | 6pm | Functional Training Area | $37 per session*

Come join former Golden Gloves Boxer and Personal Trainer Chuck Mills for boxing training that will change your fitness forever! Benefits include: defined shoulders, arms and legs; burn 300-500 calories an hour; develop balance and coordination; learn proper execution of punch & footwork combinations. Contact charlesm@acac.com to sign up or to learn more.

Zumba Costume Party with Leslie N.
Tuesday, October 31st | 9am | acac Eagleview | FREE

Wear a costume and join Leslie for a fun filled dance class to rev up your cardio!

Candyland Bootcamp with Kristen K.
Tuesday, October 31st | 10:30am | acac Eagleview | FREE*

Relive your childhood with a festive Candyland® bootcamp on Halloween! Participants will complete  various exercises corresponding to spaces on the Candyland® board. Winners will receive acac swag. Please sign up in advance at the Front Desk or contact kristenke@acac.com to learn more.