Health and Wellness

Please note that Robin will not be teaching her Yoga on the Mat and Tuesday Balance classes August 15 and 16.
View an on demand video of Balance here.
View an on demand video of Yoga on the Mat here

The Summer Paid Virtual Fitness Package begins Tuesday, July 5 and costs $64 for 8 weeks including Chair Yoga, Zumba, Exercise for Daily Living, Cardio Strength, and Vinyasa Yoga (Body Sculpt will be in person only at Central Queens moving forward). Registration is now open here. If you have any questions about registration, please email [email protected].

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Tai Chi
9:00 - 9:45 am
Vinyasa Yoga
9:00 - 10:00 am
Silver Sneakers Classic Aerobics
10:00 - 10:45 am
Exercise for Daily Living
10:00 - 10:45 am
SilverSneakers Yoga Stretch
10:00 - 10:45 am
NEW TIME! Silver Sneakers Senior Aerobics
10:00 - 10:45 am
Chair Yoga
11:00 - 12:00 pm
New Time! Balance
10:00 - 10:45 am
NEW NAME! Everyday Dance
11:00 - 11:45am
NEW NAME AND TIME! Aerobics & More
12:30 - 1:15 pm
SilverSneakers Senior Circuit
1:00- 1:45 pm
NEW NAME AND TIME! Everyday Dance
12:30-1:15pm
Senior Stretch
12:30 - 1:15 pm
Yoga on the Mat
2:00 - 2:45 pm
New link! Classic Aerobics
1:00 - 1:45 pm
NEW TIME! Tai Chi
12:00 - 12:50 pm
Silver Sneakers Zumba Gold
1:00 - 1:45 pm
Zumba
7:30 - 8:30 pm
Cardio Strength
7:00 - 8:00 pm
Zumba
6:30 - 7:30 pm

 

The following changes will be in effect starting Monday, June 27:

Tuesdays:
Senior Line Dancing with Gail
NEW NAME: Everyday Dance with Gail
NEW TIME: 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Wednesdays:
Tai Chi with Elaine
NEW TIME: 12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.

Senior Line Dancing with Gail
NEW NAME: Everyday Dance with Gail

Thursdays:
Aerobic Dance with Gail
NEW NAME: Aerobics & More with Gail
NEW TIME: 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

 

Registration for summer youth sports classes at Central Queens, Sam Field, and Bay Terrace is open! Join us for sports and dance in Forest Hills; sports, dance, and tennis in Little Neck; and sports and tennis in Bayside. 

To learn how to register for and access classes, click here. If you have any questions about registration, please email [email protected].

If you have any questions or concerns regarding senior fitness classes, please contact:
Fern and Max: 718-225-6750 x. 233, [email protected], [email protected]

Shelly and Ellen: 718-268-5011 x. 421 or 160, [email protected], [email protected]

Click here for more information on exercise classes in Little Neck

Click here for more information on exercise classes in Forest Hills for members

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Mustache Fitness Night

Thank you to everyone who joined us for annual Mustache Fitness Night! A special edition of virtual Barbell Fitness was held Sunday, November 29 at 7pm in honor of Movember celebrating men’s health with special guest instructors Sheila Clark-Hawkins and Jessica Montenora.

100 Days of Fitness

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 100 Days of Fitness challenge! We had nearly fifty participants across all categories log over 6100 miles in walking, running, cycling, and swimming, 1500 fitness classes, nearly 200 personal training and strength training sessions, over 1500 minutes in family activity, and 1020 yards in swimming. We finished ranked #1 in Group Fitness, #1 in Personal Training, #3 in Running, #3 in Walking, #3 in Family Division, #4 in Cycling, and #4 in Swimming for Metro JCCs! We are so grateful to everyone who logged their activity and joined in our fitness community.

The #JCCSummerFitChallenge began on May 31, and ended on Labor Day, September 7.

See our rankings below.

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our 100 Days of Summer Fitness Challenge Bike Ride in Flushing Meadows Park July 19!

Congratulations to the winners of our Weekend Walk-a-thon June 19-21!

First Place – Carroll Ann Adams
carol walkathon jcc summer fitness
Second Place – Gail Freeman & Lynne Cohn

The winners will receive a guest pass to our Tanenbaum Family Pool or Bay Terrace Pool Clubs! Thank you to everyone who participated and sent photos.

Commonpoint Queens Leaderboards (Updated September 8, 2020)

Walking:

Ranking Name Miles  
1. Carroll Ann Adams 535.6
2. Lauren Herskovitz 400.6
3. Odemaris Herskovitz 315.59
4. Lynne Cohn 266.5
5. Dawn Rafal 212.7
6. Adam Ostroff 200
7. Ellen Kaufman 174.2
8. Jill Schachter 98
9. Carol Bouba 98
10. Melissa Berkowitz 86.35
11. Jared Mintz 85
12. Amy Kodsi 71
13. Ellen Bluth 38
14. Lisa Avramov 34
15. Reba Weiner 28
16. Rena Lefkowitz 24
17. Gail Freeman 22.5
18. Katalin Vegso 20.75
19. Judy Vladimir 14.5
20. Eva Wallach 8
21. Dale Stark 6
22. Danilda Ruiz 6
23. Karen Schlachter 5
24. Virginia Lynch 5
25. Laurie Ostroff 5
26. Barbara Sandusky 5
27. Michael Herskovitz 2.8
28. Margaret Jenkins 2
29. Shelly Channan 1.5
30. Lucille DeBonis 1

Running:

Ranking Name Miles  
1. Lior Harpaz 644.83 #3 in North America
2. Michael Herskovitz 44.4
3. Amy Kodsi 10
4. Dale Stark 2.5
5. Reba Weiner 1

Group Fitness:

Ranking Name Classes  
1. Rena Lefkowitz 254 #1 in North America
2. Carol Bouba 124
3. Lynne Cohn 123
4. Odemaris Herskovitz 117
5. Mila Streltsoff 115
6. Lauren Herskovitz 114
7. Ellen Kaufman 91
8. Adam Ostroff 76
9. Laurie Ostroff 72
10. Carroll Ann Adams 67
11. Jill Schachter 61
12. Reba Weiner 54
13. Gail Freeman 41
14. Amy Kodsi 26
15. Julie Koenigsberg 23
16. Jeanne Payne 22
17. Rona Schwartz 20
18. Ellen Bluth 19
19. Amy Desouky 18
20. Michael Herskovitz 16
21. Margaret Jenkins 15
22. Al Romito 14
23. Eva Wallach 13
24. Melissa Berkowitz 13
25. Lisa Avramov 11
26. Karen Schlachter 9
27. Hollis Wagwnatwin-Hurturk 6
28. Barbara Segal 5
29. Brian J. Payne 5
30. Laurie Steinbruck 4
31. Danilda Ruiz 3
32. Dale Stark 3
33. Evan Solomon 1
34. Marie Santisi 1

Strength Training:

Ranking Name Sessions  
1. Michael Herskovitz 22
2. Jared Mintz 7
3. Judy Vladimir 6
4. Lisa Avramov 5
5. Danilda Ruiz 4
6. Lauren Herskovitz 2
7. Gail Freeman 2
8. Ellen Bluth 1
9. Karen Schlachter 1
10. Dale Stark 1
11. Barbara Sandusky 1

Personal Training:

Ranking Name Sessions  
1. Carroll Ann Adams 143 #1 in North America
2. Jared Mintz 2
3. Hollis Wagwnatwin-Hurturk 1
4. Ellen Kaufman 1

Cycling:

Ranking Name Miles  
1. Katalin Vegso 1000
2. Greg Rideout 795.2
3. Rena Lefkowitz 722
4. Lisa Avramov 75.64
5. Lauren Herskovitz 20.36
6. Adam Ostroff 18
7. Amy Kodsi 11
8. Odemaris Herskovitz 6.57

Family Division:

Ranking Name Minutes  
1. Useemit 690
2. Danilda Ruiz 560
3. Lokmattie Channan 300
4. Barbara Sandusky 3

Cardio Machines:

Ranking Name Miles  
1. Greg Rideout 94
2. Lynne Cohen 3

Swimming:

Ranking Name Miles  
1. Amy Kodsi 200

For more information, please email Adam Ostroff at [email protected].


On-Demand Videos:

Yoga

Meditation

Balance Training + Chair Exercises

More Intense Exercises

Health and Wellness Jr.

Infant/Toddler

Juggling

Soccer

Swim Team