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Image of two older adults at a Functional Fitness Classes for Older AdultsGet moving and feel great! We have specific, Specialized Fitness classes for older adults that are designed for those with limited mobility and centered on staying active and independent. Seated and standing exercises that work all major muscles and joints are specifically selected to enhance independent living skills, aimed to ease performing activities of daily living. We also offer a wide-range of Fit4U classes, which are low-impact classes that work well for those just getting started in fitness and older adults.

Are you recovering from an injury or working through long-term mobility issues? See the Therapeutic tab below for our Therapeutic Next Step Program..

Locations: Bend Senior Center and Juniper Swim & Fitness Center

Fees & Passes: Use your Drop-In or Full-Access Fitness Pass. No registration required. Get unlimited classes with a Full-Access Pass for just $10 more a month than the Basic Pass. Fitness passes through health plans? Ask us how.

Looking for a personal trainer? Learn more about Private Classes or Personal Training.

Looking for Childcare? Learn more about Childcare at Juniper Swim & Fitness Center at Kid's Corner.

Note: During inclement weather, be sure to check schedules regularly for possible cancellations or changes.

Classes for all ages and abilities.

Fit4U Classes

Fit For You! Specially designed for those wanting a lower impact and light intensity workout as well as those ages 50+, these exercise classes offer something for every fitness level – from just starting out to a regular fitness enthusiast! Increase your mobility, strength, cardio endurance, flexibility and core stability. Not only will you improve and maintain your fitness, you’ll make friends and have fun!

See class descriptions and schedules.

Specialized Fitness Classes for Older Adults

Focused fitness and wellness classes to address the specific needs of the adults over 50 and/or those with challenging health conditions. We offer a range of specialized fitness classes for older adults, including: Stand Tall – Don’t Fall; Strong and Supple Feet; and Seated Yoga.

See current offerings.

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Specialized Fitness

Drop-In Specialized Fitness Classes

Specialized fitness classes simulate common movements to emphasize core stability and the various muscles in your upper and lowerbody used for  stability. This classes work to improve strength, flexibility and balance. These classes are perfect for everyone, and especially useful for those recovering from an injury, just getting into fitness and older adults.

Moving to Music: An Arthritis Exercise Program | BSC A lively, fun chair exercise class with upbeat, varied music to help you move more freely and without pain. Taught by certified Arthritis instructors.  This program is offered at the Bend Senior Center.

Deep/Shallow | JSFC Water provides a safe and effective way to maintain or improve your fitness level without jarring your joints. Fun, active class with your choice of shallow or deep water. Connect with others and make new friends in this program geared towards those 50-plus. This program is offered at Juniper Swim & Fitness Center.

Mobility Thru Water | JSFC Consists of a series of gentle exercises which focus on improving strength, flexibility, balance, range of motion and cardiovascular fitness in a friendly, supportive social setting. Designed by the Arthritis Foundation, this is a great program for people with arthritis and chronic conditions. This program is offered at Juniper Swim & Fitness Center.

Registration Specialized Fitness Classes

In addition to these regularly-scheduled drop-in classes above, we also offer specialty classes seasonally, such as Stand Tall, Don't Fall, Yoga for a Healthy Back and Stong and Supple Feet. Learn more, see current offerings.

Therapeutic Next Step Programs

Safely move beyond physical therapy and take the next step to recovery. Both water and/or land exercise programs can be developed to meet your needs. Our specialists will work with you to build up your body’s function after rehab. Through both land and water exercises, those affected by medical considerations can improve fitness, prevent subsequent health complications, and look forward to a better tomorrow. The following classes require a one-time assessment before starting. Learn more, see current offerings.

Fee: $75

Backhab | JSFC Water provides a great environment to move without pain. Strengthen back muscles and increase mobility through core stabilization and flexibility. A program will be specifically designed for you. This program is offered at Juniper Swim & Fitness Center.

Stroke & Individualized Water Fitness | JSFC Have you completed your physical therapy and want to continue your recovery? Our program will help you make the next step. A program will be specifically designed for you. This program is offered at Juniper Swim & Fitness Center.

Ready to learn more? Call (541) 389-7665 to schedule an appointment.

Class Etiquette

In Group Exercise, like all social settings, common courtesy calls for sensitivity to others. Please follow these etiquette guidelines when participating in group exercise classes.

  • Please enter on time or a bit early. The warm up is a Key component of class and we don’t want you to miss out on it!
  • Please avoid heavy scents and perfumes.
  • Please shower and launder clothing before class.
  • Please no chewing gum.
  • Place cell phones and beepers in the off position.
  • Please avoid smoking cigarettes or drinking alcohol before class.
  • Please keep class conversation to a minimum – this demonstration of respect to your instructor and fellow classmates provides an opportunity for all to hear the instructor’s direction and flow through the workout.
  • Be courteous to your fellow classmates.
  • Be ready to adjust your space for others.
  • Be sure that your, um, private parts are appropriately covered.

All Classes are first come first serve. Please check with your physician before beginning any exercise program. If you have any medical considerations (recent surgeries, knee, neck or back problems, etc.), be sure to inform your teacher beforehand. Please note that instructors may use both physical assists as well as verbal cues to help students attain proper form, alignment and position. Please notify the instructor before class begins if you do not want to be touched. You are encouraged to bring and drink water throughout your workout. Thank you for attending and enjoy your workout!

Let's do this!

Whether you're new to fitness or just new to working out with Bend Park and Recreation, we're here to help you reach your fitness goals. This guide will show you how to get started by introducing you to beginner classes and low-impact fitness programs or help you familiarize yourself with facilities, coaches and personal trainers. We’re focused on offering fitness that feels right, both on the inside and out. Come join in more than 275 enjoyable, energizing group fitness classes per week led by our professional, motivating staff. Get moving, get fit and we’ll get you feeling your best. Let's do this!

Where to go.

Now that you know where to start, learn more about which facility is right for you. You can also learn more about our facility fees and choose the fee structure and payment options that best match your needs.

Juniper Swim & Fitness Center
800 NE 6th Street, Bend, OR 97701 (Directions)
(541) 389-7665 (POOL)

Bend Senior Center
1600 SE Reed Market Road, Bend, OR 97702 (Directions)
(541) 388-1133

Learn about fees & passes.

To get started, choose the fee structure and payment option that best matches your needs.

  • Single-Visit and 10-Visit drop-in passes
  • Monthly, 3-Month and Annual Passes

There are no initiation or start up fees. No contracts, and no auto payments that you need to cancel.

Plus, with our monthly, 3-month and annual passes you can enjoy:

  • Unlimited in and out privileges.
  • Quick & easy check-in.
  • Online pass renewal.
  • Discounts and awesome savings.

Learn more about Bend Park and Recreation Fees & Passes.

Classes to help you get started.

Fitness Center Orientation
Designed to give you the basic skills to use the cardio and strength equipment safely and effectively. We strongly recommend attending an orientation before using the fitness center and in some cases it may be required. Fitness center trainings are offered weekly and are free.

Get Started with Fitness 101
Whether you are new to fitness or making a return, our expansive schedule of classes offer something for everyone! All our fitness classes are ongoing and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. New students, attend one of our 101 classes to get you oriented and off to a great start. Questions? Call our helpful staff for assistance at (541) 389-7665.

Fit4U Fitness Programs
Fit4U! Specially designed for those wanting a lower impact and light intensity workout as well as those ages 50+, these exercise classes offer something for every fitness level - from just starting out to a regular fitness enthusiast! Increase your mobility, strength, cardio endurance, flexibility and core stability. Not only will you improve and maintain your fitness, you’ll make friends and have fun! We offer these classes in Indoor Cycling, Strength & Conditioning, Mind & Body, Water Exercise and Therapeutic Fitness.

Learn more about private classes and personal trainers.

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Personal Training

Individual & Group Training

Perfect for your fitness goals! Want help with your fitness routine? Or do you have a set goal in mind for your conditioning? A big adventure or event coming up? Perhaps you’re stuck in a rut or coming back after some time off? We have a diverse group of trainers to help you achieve success with many services beyond traditional weight training and the flexibility to meet your needs.

Individual Training Rates:
Initial Consultation & Assessment: $83.00 each
1 - 2 sessions: $66.00 each
3 - 5 sessions: $63.00 each
6 - 11 sessions: $60.00 each
12 or more session: $57.00 each


Partner Training Rates:     
1 - 2 session: $50.00 each
3 - 5 sessions: $48.00 each
6 - 11 sessions: $45.00 each
12 or more sessions: $43.00 each


Group Training Available

Are you and some friends training for a race or event? We offer small group trainings of 3 or more people to make it more affordable and fun with your buddies! Call (541) 389-7665 and set up your time with a trainer.

Private & Semi-Private Classes

Looking for personalized instruction in one of BPRD’s classes? Want to hone in an advanced movement or a specific area of fitness? Private classes are perfect for focusing on you. Our highly-trained instructors offer private and semi-private sessions in all listed Yoga, Pilates, Indoor Cycling, Water Fitness, Strength & Conditioning and Cardio classes. Session can be shared with a partner of like abilities and goals.

Private & Semi-Private Class Rates
30-minute session:  $28.00
60-minute session:  $55.00

Ready to get started?

Learn more about our training staff or contact: (541) 706-6188 to schedule your class.

Any Questions? Interested in learning more? Connect with our Customer Service team to learn more:

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Customer Service Team

Fitness passes through health plans? Ask us how.

You may be eligible to receive no-cost or low-cost fitness passes through your health plan. To learn more, ask the staff at the Bend Senior Center front desk for details.

One-in-five people 65 and older is eligible for a fitness benefit included in selected Medicare health plans. Contact your health insurance carrier to see if you are eligible. The Bend Senior Center is proud to partner with the following plans:

  • Silver & Fit
  • SilverSneakers
  • AARP Medicare Supplement
  • United Health Plan - Oregon