Start slimmin’ and trimmin’ with LPRD fitness class

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is offering the opportunity to feel good while getting slim in Slimnastics.

Slimnastics concentrates on muscle toning and strengthening muscle groups to promote healthy, well-balanced bodies. Exercises will be done to music, but there are no routines to learn. Participants need to bring a mat for the floor workout.

The class is scheduled 9-10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, March 18-May 17, at the Community Building, 115 West 11th St. Cost is $85 per person and is open to those  15 years-old and older.

Registration may be done online at, or by visiting any Parks and Recreation facility, including: Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane; the Community Building; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive; Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center, 727 Kentucky St.; Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. or the Administrative Offices, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, contact Gayle Sigurdson, recreation programmer,, (785) 330-7355.