No pain, all gain: Slow Gliders to provide low-impact workouts

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department aquatics division is offering a class for participants looking to exercise without pain.

Slow Gliders focuses on putting gentle movements designed to help decrease pain and stiffness while improving strength, flexibility and coordination. Class is 8-8:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 14-March 5, at the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive. Cost is $56 per person. Enrollment is open to those ages 16 years-old and older.

Registration can be done online at or at any Parks and Recreation facility, including: Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane; the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center; Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. or the Administrative Offices in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, contact Lori Madaus, aquatics supervisor,, (785) 832-7946.