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July Newsletter



Dear Members,

We are excited to enter into the heat of another Adirondack summer with you, and we have some exciting new things coming your way:

  • Starting July 1, lap swim will resume to 100% open swim, first-come-first-serve.

  • Class capacity is increasing again.

  • We are bringing back member guest passes!

  • NEW! Member guest passbook for purchase.

  • Our very first cooking class! Held virtually, July 23 from 4 - 6 p.m.

  • Adirondack Health Medical Fitness Center T-Shirt Design Contest

  • New class additions.

  • We moved some equipment around!

  • Outdoor group fitness patio

During the month of July, we will be sharing educational information on sun safety; healthy BBQ tips; healthy recipes; and vision health! Stay tuned by keeping an eye on our Fitness and Wellness Blog, Instagram, and Facebook page.


We hope you are enjoying the facility and as always, never hesitate to reach out with questions, comments, concerns, or just to say hi. We are always here for you!

Sincerely,

Your AHMFC Team

 

Reservations ended on Thursday, June 24. We thank you all for being so patient with the many changes due to COVID-19. We are happy to be returning back to normal and know you are too. If you have any questions or concerns about lap swim, never hesitate to reach out.


Starting, July 1, lap swim will return to first-come-first-serve for all three lanes. A few things you can do:

  • call ahead to see how busy the pool is

  • plan to swim during our consistently slower times, Noon - 3 p.m.

Of course, if you have any questions or concerns, never hesitate to reach out. We are here for you.

 

Capacity limits for group fitness classes are increasing!

  • Outdoor group fitness classes now have a capacity of 20 people. This doesn't include spin.

  • Indoor group fitness classes now have a capacity of 8 people. This doesn't include Barre (we will be getting more bars soon!)

  • Water exercise now has a capacity of 20 people

We are still streaming live! If you can't make it in person, join from home.


To enroll in a class, visit your class calendar here.

 

Members once again can utilize the benefits of being a member by bringing friends or family to use the facility with them for the day. Member day use guest passes are priced at a discounted price of $15.



NEW! MEMBER GUEST PASSBOOK


Purchase a booklet of day passes to give to your friends, family, and guests visiting this summer! With these day passes your guests may use the facility with or without you. All they have to do is present the pass to the front desk and they will have full access to the facility for the day.

  • Book of 20 passes for $240 ($12/pass)

  • Book of 10 passes for $130 ($13/pass)

To purchase your book, stop by the front desk.

 

Join Anna our new Fitness Coach, and Joni our Registered Dietitian on Friday, July 23 from 4-6 p.m. for our very first virtual cooking class! Join from home, and include family and friends! On Tuesday, July 20 you will receive the recipe and the ingredients you will need via email.


To register, CLICK HERE


*After registering you will receive a confirmation email

 

For all of our designer and artist members out there, we have a contest just for you! We are looking for a design to put on our shirts.


How to participate:

1. get creative

2. send us your design to twagner@adirondackhealth.org


We will then select a winner and your design will be on our shirts in our upcoming retail!


What are we looking for in a design?

  • We aren't looking for a logo replacement. Our logo will remain the same.

  • We are looking for something that is in alignment with our logos colors, greyscale, or Adirondack appropriate color scheme

  • We are looking for something that represents any combination of the Adirondacks, Fitness, Mountains, Outdoor Activities, Wellness, Community, Swimming, Health

Have fun designing, and we can't wait to see what you come up with!


Submission deadline: August 31, 2021

 

Starting in July

Raise the Barre with Tish Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. starting July 6 NEW! Move Better Bar Balance with Keri Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., starting July 14 To learn more or enroll, CLICK HERE

 

We made some changes to the layout of the main fitness floor. We love it, and think you will too!

  • All cardio equipment now faces the windows and mountain views

  • Weight machines are now placed in the middle of the gym floor where cardio used to be

 

COMING SOON!

We know everyone has been enjoying group exercise outdoors, and we are about to make it even better. During the month of July, we will be installing an outdoor group fitness patio. Stay tuned!

 

In the event of thunder and lightning, it is required by the NYS Department of Health that the pool shuts down until the storm has passed. We understand this may be frustrating to some and thank you for understanding.

 

On October 9, 2021, the annual Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon and 10K will run for the 50th year. Technically last year was supposed to be its 50th year; due to COVID-19, like all other races, the race was postponed. The event continues to grow in both participation and popularity; continuing the event this year as a fall tradition in Lake Placid. The Classic maintains the mission of supporting our local youth, businesses, and the health of our community. The 100% not-for-profit race allocates the majority of the proceeds donated directly back to local youth organizations and community efforts that focus on supporting healthy lifestyles.


Previously the race provided a $9,500 donation to the Lake Placid/Wilmington Connecting Youth and Communities (CYC). CYC supports many local youth clubs and organizations who generously volunteer their time at aid stations, and around the course. $9,400 in donations to help close the opportunity gap for individuals not able to afford wellness activities offered by Adirondack Health. Help make this year the biggest year yet! To support this year's Lake Placid Classic, Our Local Youth and the Health of Everyone in our Community DONATE HERE

 

Adirondack Health Medical Fitness Center upholds the mission to create lasting lifestyle change in the community. That is why we offer scholarships to those who can't afford a membership. We are here for everyone. Some of our most dedicated members and the ones the Medical Fitness Center has made the most impact on are our scholarship members.


To help to continue this program forward, we are offering you the opportunity to support another's journey to better health. We are more than just a gym, we are a community.


To donate to our scholarship fund CLICK HERE

 

Rent a small locker for $15 a month or a large locker for $20 a month.

 

SUMMER SOLSTICE SUNSET PADDLE


Our first Summer Solstice Sunset Paddle took place last Sunday evening. Thank you to Anna for leading this and to all of those who showed up and enjoyed paddling that evening.


"I love the facility, particularly the pool, and we also did the sunset paddle on Mirror Lake with Anna last night. It would be great for it to be a full-moon feature! "


~ Member Nancy Sinkoff

 

During the month of June, our team of fitness coaches ran a fitness assessment program for the Tupper Lake School District employees. They did a fantastic job and had a lot of fun educating on fitness and establishing baselines. They will be following up with each employee at a later date to see how they are doing.

 


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