Fitness

Regardless of your expertise level, our fitness classes and facilities have something for the whole family.

At Pelican Athletic Club, we strive to be on the cutting edge of all things fitness. Our knowledgeable team is dedicated to creating a wide range of fun, new programs, and classes that will help you achieve your personal fitness goals, whatever they may be.

To contact fitness call: 985.626.3706 or email Fitness.

Group Exercise Classes

At Pelican Athletic Club, we are committed to improving lives. In our group exercise classes, we offer a wide range of innovative, fun and challenging class options that will keep you wanting more.  From Spinning to Yoga to Zumba, discover the power of choice with our complete collection of group exercise classes.

  All group exercise classes are designed for everyone to enjoy, no matter your fitness level.  Our instructors will offer modifications to assist you in getting the most out of any class. PAC features one of the strongest and most complete group exercise programs in the area. We bring professional training and passion to your fitness goals.

These classes are free with membership.

View the list and description of our group exercise classes below.

Studio One

Studio One is a huge floor space with plenty of room to get a killer workout in with one of our many group fitness classes.  Click the button below to view the Studio One class schedule or browse through the listing below of the classes offered in Studio One.

Studio One Class Schedule

Body Pump


This is a group strength training class set to music using plate-loaded barbells.  This 60-minute workout will give you the results you want.

The Red Zone


This is an one hour intense and challenging HIIT workout proven to burn calories while using weights, bands, etc. Come and ramp up your metabolism,  ignite your energy and reach for “The Red Zone”.

Body Combat


An empowering cardio workout where you are totally unleashed.  This energetic program is inspired by mixed martial arts and draws from a wide array of disciplines such as karate, boxing, taekwondo, tai chi, and muay thai.

Cize Live


A NEW dance workout.  Think you can’t dance? With CIZE LIVE ™ now anyone can dance.  Get ready to feel the rush, the music, the movement, and the adrenaline of dancing it all out!

Club Studio 1


Come for a high energy cardio class set to music both past and present! You will sweat while you swing dance, feel heart pumping hip hop and strengthen through a salsa.  Moves are fun and repetitive.

Guns and Glutes


This class will build, strengthen, and tighten each major muscle group by using dumbbells, stability ball, barbells, body bars, body weight, bosou, and bands.  Beginner or advanced.

Killer Core


This workout will define your abs and strengthen your back resulting in a healthier posture.  Join us as you challenge your core like never before.

Pure Strength


A full body workout designed for participants wanting to do resistance training in a group fitness setting.  This class can be modified to fit and challenge any fitness level.
Zumba fuses hypnotic latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away.  The goal is simple:  we want you to want to work out, to love it and get hooked!

Zumba Gold


This class is for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower intensity.  The design of the class introduces easy to follow Zumba.

Kettle Fit


KettleFit is a cardio class utilizing kettle bell for a fun and effective full body workout. This 60 minute class offers resistance training to sculpt and tone your entire body while providing high energy cardio benefits.

KettleFit Express


KettleFit offers the same benefits as the KettleFit class in an express 30 minute timeframe.

Mind Body Studio

Pelican Athletic Club’s Mind Body Studio offers a variety of classes with something for everyone, no matter where you are in your journey for a healthier lifestyle. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to take your workout to the next level, our instructors will provide the workout your body needs!

Mind Body Studio Class Schedule

Gentle Yoga Level 1


Begin your yoga practice with a solid foundation. This class focuses on the development of core strength, alignment, balance, postures, and breathing techniques that gradually build flexibility and strength. Geared towards mature adults, students who have fibromyalgia, joint problems, and post-surgical issues.

Yoga Level 1-2


This class accommodates mixed levels of students by incorporating various types of yoga techniques. Friendly to all fitness levels and perfect for anyone looking to improve their strength, flexibility and balance.

Yoga Level 1 -3


This class focuses on the alignment, flexibility, and recognizes that one size does not fit all. Modifications will be given to students to link poses and sequenced ranging from gentle to advanced based on individual abilities.

Power Yoga Level 2-3


A 90 minute class with emphasis on movement, balance and intention. Class focuses on engaging your core strength to support more advanced postures. The last 30 minutes of class will include inversions and arm balance that assist in detoxing the body and exhilarating the mind. This class is not recommended for beginner students.

Slow Flow Restorative Yoga


Class begins with a slow flow to warm the body, open the joints, and deepen the breath. Restorative poses with props are then integrated and held for 3 to 5 minutes. This is great preventative work for athletes who do intense training .

Hot Yoga


Practice holding yoga poses, engaging in power flow and using breathing exercises designed to detoxify the body in a heated room. Be prepared to sweat! Hot Yoga is not advised for beginner students or students with health concerns.

Heated Vinyasa Yoga


This all-levels class is an invigorating vinyasa flow that will empower and transform your body, mind, and spirit. Learn to go with the flow, find your edge, and practice at your own level. The room is heated from 85 to 90 degrees.
PIYO combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of Yoga. And, we crank up the speed to deliver a true fat-burning, low-impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean, and incredibly defined.

Pilates Fusion


A Pilates based workout focusing on total body conditioning fused with isometric body sculpting exercises.

Pilates Sculpt


Incorporating Pure Pilates techniques, this class expands to include the use of bands, hand weights and balls for a comprehensive sculpting session.

Total Body Barre


This class integrates both STRENGTH and ENDURANCE throughout your workout. You will alternate between exercises that demand intense strength, energy and deep stretches, allowing your muscles to become longer and leaner utilizing the ballet bar and mat.

Circuit Studio

Combine fun w/fitness to increase cardiovascular & muscular endurance in our Circuit Studio.

Circuit Studio Class Schedules

Strong & Toned


A class revolving around CARDIO STRENGTH using free weights and strive machines, and CORE work to strengthen your back and abs, while integrating rotational balance training. (Meets in GYM)

Row-N-Tone


This class consists of challenging intervals of rowing and toning exercises, completing as many rounds as possible. This 45 minute class will use body weight exercises to amp up your basic rowing session. (Meets in Performance Studio)

Boot Camp


This class focuses on the alignment, flexibility, and recognizes that one size does not fit all. Modifications will be given to students to link poses and sequenced ranging from gentle to advanced based on individual abilities. (Meets in GYM)

Free Style Circuit


A high energy class alternating strength and cardio to maximize the most efficient workout. Focus on fun, technique, core, and improve your body’s metabolism. This class is great for Baby Boomers!

Y.E.S. Circuit


This total body workout combines cardiovascular, strength, and endurance in one exercise session.

Aquatic Classes

PAC offers complimentary and fee-based aquatics programs for our members & guests to enjoy! (see Speciality Classes for fee-based classes)

Complimentary Aquatic Class Schedules

Aqua Fitness


Work cardio & strength with minimal impact on your joints. These in-the-water classes create a challenging and fun atmosphere. Shake-up your routine, hit the water, and enjoy the variety.

Deep Water Running


Runners cross-train in the pool while minimizing injury risk. This challenging program combines tethered sprinting with interval training. Explosive plyometric drills complete this innovative, calorie-burning class. (Express class is a 30 minute version).

Spin Studio

When you’re looking for an intense workout to get your heart pumping, indoor cycling surely fits the bill.  Whether you’re a purist or like to combine your ride with yoga or strength training, our cycling scene has something for you. So grab your shoes and plenty of water, and get pedaling!

Spin Class Schedules

Spin Strength


A high energy class alternating strength and cardio to maximize the most efficient workout. Focus on fun, technique, core, and improve your body’s metabolism.

Spinning


 A 45-55 minute cardio vascular workout on a stationary bike set to music.  A resistance knob on the bike dictates the intensity of the ride, so each student can ride at their own level. Variations on the spinning class includes a spin & sculpt and a spin & core class.  These classes will incorporate strength moves using light hand weights and core exercises utilizing a mat and your body weight.

Tabata


A high intensity work out doing 20 second intervals with 10 second rest. this will be a highly efficient fat and calorie burn (30-45 min).

Personal Training

Helping you to reach your personal fitness goals is our priority.


That’s why we employ only the best instructors and personal trainers. Our team is passionate about fitness, whether your goal is endurance, strength and conditioning, weight loss or a combination. We offer a full staff of personal trainers with a variety of experience and expertise.  PAC’s Personal Trainers are all certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and have an extensive educational background in health and fitness. Our trainers enjoy working with people of all ages and fitness levels.

New Members: be sure to take advantage of your two complimentary personal training sessions. A Personal Trainer will assess your current fitness level and develop a custom program to help you achieve your goals.

To purchase a personal training session or package or for more details please see the concierge in the Pro Shop.

Contact Us About Personal Training


Summer Fit - One-on-One Personal Training


MAY 21- JULY 28
INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL TRAINING
(Must register before June 1, 2018)

Receive guidance, training, and accountability through individual personal training sessions once per week.
For more information contact Charlie@thepac.com or call 985.626.3706.

Personal Trainers

CHARLIE HOOLIHAN

Director of Personal Training
985.966.9594

BILL FOSTER

Personal Trainer
985.630.3385

MARY BETH HOOLIHAN

Personal Trainer
985.630.3210

KIM LEBLANC

Personal Trainer
504-214-8691

MIKE LINSTEAD

Personal Trainer
805.574.3623

TAYLOR NOX

Personal Trainer
504.256.2919

ALICIA STICKLES

Personal Trainer
985.626.3706

ERICA STRICKLIN

Personal Trainer
504-458-0790

CHRISTINE WHITE

Personal Trainer
985.640.0391

Specialty Fitness Classes

Enroll in one of our Specialty Fitness classes to take your training to the next level.


Pelican Athletic Club Specialty Fitness classes are more extensive and progressive in nature than the Group Exercise Classes. Specialty Fitness classes have included Boxing, Strength Training, Burn, Endurance Edge, Homeschool PE and Running. Classes are open to both community members and PAC members. Members receive reduced-rates as a member benefit. In addition to our specialty fitness classes, be sure to check out our extensive offering of group fitness classes available to all members.

View the list and description of our specialty fitness classes below.

SPECIALTY CLASS SCHEDULE

PASS - Power, Agility, Strength, and Speed


Attention Teen Athletes – PASS (power, agility, speed, and strength).  Want to stay on track during your off-season?  PASS is for all athletes who want to take their game to the next level. This program emphasizes exercise form and technique as they relate to the development of power, agility, strength, and speed.

Brass Pelican Crossfit


Pelican CrossFit is a strength and conditioning program for not only athletes but for all fitness levels. Regardless of your fitness level, your personalized trainer will help you meet your goals without feeling overwhelmed or out of the loop. All CrossFit workouts are scalable to each individual’s fitness ability making it the perfect application for any committed individual regardless of experience. Each workout will include: Warm-up, Skill Development, and WOD* (Workout of the Day). Our program delivers fitness that is, by design, broad, general, and inclusive.
Pelican Athletic Club’s metabolic Burn & Build class utilizing body weight exercises, free weights, kettlebells, suspension training, medicine balls and other equipment to help the body increase both short and long term metabolic rate. Each class is divided into two separate 60 minute workout sessions that can burn IN EXCESS of 450 calories each! All classes and exercises are adjusted for individual levels of fitness, joint health and overall goals.
Endurance Edge is a unique cross training program combining swimming, running and cycling. The program is run by some of the Louisiana’s most elite athletes and coaches and is available to members and non members.
World Class professional trainer Esteban Garcia will teach professional boxing and self-defense techniques in this uniquely tailored workout. This advanced endorphin-producing, cardio packed workout will not only tone and condition every muscle in your body … but it will also increase your metabolic rate while you burn fat and reduce stress!

SENIORS


Our Senior Program offers something to people of all fitness levels and varied health conditions.


Pelican Athletic Club’s Senior’s Program offers fun and effective senior fitness programs, organized socials, and educational activities tailored toward senior members.

View the list and description of our senior classes and senior event schedule below.

SENIOR CLASS SCHEDULE SENIOR EVENT SCHEDULE


FOR MORE INFORMATION 
email: Seniors or call: 985.626.3706


CHILDREN


Junior Fitness Certification


Junior Fitness Certification is available to boys and girls interested in learning how to use Pelican Athletic Club’s fitness equipment properly. Students are instructed on proper form, fitness floor etiquette and safety with hands-on instruction. Certification includes two (2) 1-hour sessions with one-on-one attention from a Personal Trainer.

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