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ONGOING, daily, times vary, Planet Fitness, 4067 S. Franklin St., Michigan City. 219.809.4348. This class is designed to help tighten and tone core muscles.

Class Pass Program

ONGOING, Community Hospital Fitness Pointe, 9950 Calumet Ave., Munster. 219.924.5348. Not a Fitness Pointe member? This program allows non-members to participate in select group exercises — including Aqua Tone, Gentle Joints, Bike and Tone, Cycle, Meditation/Restorative Yoga, H.I.T., R.I.P.P.E.D. and Zumba.

Indoor Cycling

ONGOING, daily, call for times, Franciscan Health Fitness Center, Schererville Campus, 221 U.S. 41, Suite A, Schererville. 219.865.6969. This high-intensity cardiovascular workout is open to all fitness levels. New participants should arrive 15 minutes early for an orientation.

Obstacle Course Training

ONGOING, 5:15 a.m. Tuesday, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Valparaiso Family YMCA Y Pavilion, 1201 Cumberland Crossing Drive, Valparaiso. 219.462.4185. This cardio and agility training class includes a wall climb, rope climb and sandbag carry and uses equipment like tires and balances beams to develop strength. Gloves or hand protection is strongly recommended.


ONGOING, 4:15-5:15 p.m. Monday, Wednesday; 7-9 a.m. Tuesday; 8-9 a.m. Thursday, Duneland Family YMCA, 215 Roosevelt St., Chesterton. 219.926.4204. This class offers core strengthening exercises with a focus on flexibility balls and mat work.

Step Aerobics

ONGOING, 10:15-11 a.m. Saturday, Whiting Family Y, 1938 Clark St., Whiting. 219.370.5091. This low-impact class steps back in time with up-tempo music great for burning extra calories.

Team Training Industrial Strength

ONGOING, 8 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Fitness Premier Lowell, 289 Westmeadow Place, Lowell. 219.213.6000. This program combines old-school methods and modern science to achieve better strength and conditioning.

Beach Yoga

THROUGH SEPT. 3, 9 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday, Indiana Dunes State Park, 1600 N. 25 East, Chesterton. 219.926.4204. Duneland YMCA has partnered with the Indiana Dunes State Park to offer beach yoga. Participants should bring a mat, a blanket, water, a small towel, sunglasses and sunblock.