Group Exercise Classes
Our group exercise classes are taught by certified instructors who can
help you get the best from each class. We welcome participants of all
fitness levels and instructors are trained to show you modifications to
exercises to best fit your individual needs. We have also developed the
following “Intensity level” guide to help you decide which
of our many classes will help you best reach your fitness goals.
Hours of Medical-Exercise: 8 am - 11 am & 1 pm - 4 pm.
Intensity Level Guide
* Introductory Classes
These introductory classes are designed for those new to group fitness.
Classes are often shorter in duration, and lower in intensity, with more
individualized instruction. Each class includes a brief educational component.
In addition to beginners, these classes are ideal for those recovering
from injury or with physical limitations.
** Mid-Level Classes
These mid-level classes are great for those who have developed a basic
fitness foundation and feel comfortable doing most exercises without major
modification. These classes are perfect to add to your regular fitness
routine to help you reach your personal fitness goals in a fun energizing
*** High-Intensity Classes
Currently not offered due to state guidelines during COVID-19 pandemic.
Class Fees and Reservations
All group exercise classes are included in Water’s Edge memberships.
Guest may attend for a fee of $10 per class or by purchasing a day pass
for $15 (includes all facility usage). Group exercise classes packages
of 5, 10, and 20 classes may be purchased at the front desk.
Reservations can be made up to seven days in advance. Non-members must
pay at time of reservation. Please make sure to give your name and class
day and time when reserving your group exercise spot. You can also call
to reserve class space at 541-506-5779.
Please notify us 24 hours in advance if you are unable to attend a class
so that we can offer your spot to the next person on the waiting list.
When to Arrive
Please try to arrive 15 minutes prior to your class start time. Have your
area set up (yoga mat, weights, etc.) to begin class on time. If you are
new to a class this will also give the instructor time to help you get
acquainted with how to best get ready. If you are attending one of our
aquatic classes please arrive with enough time to shower before entering the pool.
What to Bring
You are encouraged to bring a water bottle to all of our group exercise
classes. Filtered water is available from the dispenser in our fitness area.
There are a limited number of yoga mats available for general use. You
are encouraged to bring your mat to any yoga classes.
Basic Barre *
Basic Barre, a movement, strength and balance class individually adapted
for all levels and abilities. Small isolated movements and large range
motion gently elevate heart weight and sequenced repetitions incorporate
upper and lower body movements to increase strength, flexibility and balance.
Exercises can be done sitting, standing or on a mat. Participants work
to their own ability and comfort in a relaxing supportive camaraderie.
Mats and small weights are available for your use at Water's Edge.
Yvonne Pepin-Wakefield is a certified Spin and Barre Intensity instructor
who has taught group exercise at Water’s Edge since 2014.
Basic Barre: Deschutes Room - Yvonne Pepin-Wakefield
Biker's Barre is a low-impact, cardio workout in a fun, supportive environment
where participants work at their own comfort level. The first 20 minutes
of class is spent warming up on stationary bikes to easy listening music.
Next, we move to the floor to do core and weight work. Back on the bike
for another 10 to 15 minutes, then finish the class doing varied Barre
stretches. This is a perfect class for those just beginning an exercise
program to increase endurance and a fitness level.
9am Tuesdays & Thursdays
A dynamic combination of bodyweight, weightlifting exercises and plyometric
drills that encourages muscle and cardio endurance, strength and power!
New! Gentle Yoga is suited for all levels of experience and flexibility.
This practice focuses on increasing flexibility, gaining strength and
improving balance. Class will begin and end with guided relaxation.
**Bring a mat and water (and although not required for class, a yoga block
and/or strap are recommended)
Mondays and Tuesdays 7:30am-8:30am
his indoor cycling class offers a nonimpact, highly effective way to get
a vigorous workout. Instructors will guide you through a routine of consistent
pedaling to burn some serious calories. Ride as a group, but personalize
your exertion level with our adjustable resistance stationary bikes.
Tai Chi *
This class teaches the basic principles of Tai Chi: breath work, spinal
alignment, stance, footwork and fundamental movements.
Tai Chi: Rock Creek Room - Stan Starr
This water workout includes a variation of upper- and lower-body resistance
moves designed to improve muscle tone and cardiovascular fitness. Raise
your heart rate and have fun challenging your muscles in this low-impact class.