Waukesha County

 

Move Well

We are excited to partner with four area communities to bring you free activities to keep your body and mind moving all year round. All Live Well Waukesha County events are open to the public, so even if you don't live in one of these communities, please join us! 

Fall Events

The night hikes are back! Join us for a self-guided hike to continue the Move Well initiative. Candles will be available to light the way, or come early and enjoy the park's natural beauty at sunset. We also have a host of other acitvities going on throughout the community. All Move Well events are free, but some may require pre-regisration.

 

Menomonee Falls

Sunset/Candlelight Hike | October 11 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm - Menomonee County Park, meet at the beach house

Waukesha

Sunset/Candlelight Hike | October 24 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm Retzer Nature Center, start at trailhead just outside of parking lot

THRIVE Boot Camp | October 5th and November 2nd, 9:30 - 10:30am - Frame Park Playground 

Interested in getting your workout in while your kids play? Come checkout our new THRIVE boot camp equipment incorporated into our new Frame Park Playground! Two FREE classes are offered by certified instructors to demonstrate proper useage and maximizing your calorie burn on our new equipment! This is a drop in program (no registration) and participants will be asked to sign a trial waiver prior to participating. 

Oconomowoc

Dartball | Thursdays, September 5th through April, 1:00 - 3:00pm - Oconomowoc Community Center Lower Level

Ping Pong | Wednesdays, October 2nd through May, 10:30am - 12:00pm - Oconomowoc Community Center Activity Room

Fall Fest | September 7th at Village Green

Fall Fest will feature some fun, interactive fitness demonstrations for anyone who wants to try!
Zumba - 9:00-9:15am
Zumbini - 9:15-9:30am
Pound Fitness - 10:00-10:30am

Mukwonago

Sunset/Candlelight Hike | October 17 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm - Mukwonago County Park, meet at picnic areas #2 and #3

  

Chair Yoga for Seniors | September 6th & 20th, October 4th & 25th, Novebmer 8th & 22nd: 9:30am - Mukwonago Community Library

Curious about yoga? Chair yoga is a great way to start doing yoga, as we will stretch the body in a gentle way while using our chair as support. Our instructor, Shawna, will guide you through the stretching and give you options to make sure the poses feel good in your body. 

Shawna Muren is a Registered Yoga Teacher with over 20 years of practicing yoga experience. Shawna's focus is on gentle and restorative yoga for adults. No previous yoga experience is needed. Registration is required. Please sign-up at the Library Circulation Desk or give us a call at (262)363-6411.

  

Zumba | September 21st, October 12th, October 26th: 9:30am - Mukwonago Community Library

Looking for a fun new way to keep fit? Try Zumba, the aerobic exercise program inspired by the sounds of Latin-American music. Burn calories while grooving to the beats of salsa, merengue, and flamenco. No experience necessary. 

  

Zumba for Kids | September 21st, October 12th, October 26th: 9:30am - Mukwonago Community Library

Children are invited to enjoy the famous Zumba Fitness music, rhythms, and beats along with choreography broken into kid-friendly routines. Children get the chance to jump, dance, shake, and swing their hips while engaging in fitness fun. For ages 4-12.

  

Qigong for Beginners | September 28th, October 19th, November 16th, December 21st: 10:00am - Mukwonago Community Library

Qigong is a holistic system of coordinated body-posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for the purposes of health, spirituality, and martial-arts training. With roots in Chinese medicine, philosophy, and martial arts, qigong is traditionally viewed by the Chinese and throughout Asia as a practice to cultivate and balance qi (pronounced approximately as "chi"), translated as "life energy".

Join us as 5 Element Fusion Owner and Master Instructor Jeff Ponasik, will introduce you to the basic principles and movements of Tai Chi. This free class is appropriate for all fitness levels.

  

Managing Chronic Pain | October 22nd: 2:00pm - Mukwonago Community Library

Managing Chronic Pain: Chronic pain is categorized by symptoms lasting more than 6 months. 100 million Americans suffer from this condition which significantly affects quality of life including activity restriction, sleep disturbance, and often depression and anxiety. Also an estimated 75% of the U.S. population have experienced signs or symptoms associated with disorders involving the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ).  In this class, Abigail Jurinek, DPT, will provide information regarding different conditions and treatment approaches for chronic pain and the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ).

  

Get Back to Balance | October 24th: 2:00pm - Mukwonago Community Library

Balance problems affect roughly 33 million Americans each year. Abigail Jurinek, Physical Therapist, will take you through why balance is so important, how your body integrates different systems to help with balance, common conditions that can increase fall risk, and simple exercises that you can do at home to improve your stability and fall prevention.

  

Shake, Rattle & Roll | Every Tuesday: 9:30am - Mukwonago Community Library

Dance, sing, wiggle and squirm to a few classics plus many new children’s musical hits!