Look Around Lubbock: workout with Parks & Rec

Look Around Lubbock: workout with Parks & Rec

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Parks and Recreation has what you need to achieve your fitness goals with a variety of fitness equipment located in four of our air-conditioned centers!  There is never a cost to use the equipment, but patrons must complete an annual waiver and be instructed on how to use the equipment prior to their first workout. Each center offers different workout equipment, so patrons are encouraged to visit all four sites and find the location that best suits their fitness needs.

Lubbock Adult Activity Center

2001 19th Street  767-2710  Ages 45+

Treadmills, Elliptical Machines, Recumbent and Stationary Bikes, Stepper, Hand Weights

Maggie Trejo Supercenter

3200 Amherst Street  767-2705

Treadmills, Elliptical Machine, Stationary Bikes, Weight Machines, Free Weights, Bench Press

Mae Simmons Community Center

2004 Oak Avenue   767-2700

Adult Activity Center -Treadmills and Stationary Bike

Community Center - Treadmills, Elliptical Machine, Recumbent and Stationary Bikes, Universal Gym, Free Weights, Bench Press Copper 

Rawlings Community Center

213 40th Street  767-2704

Arc Trainer, Recumbent and Stationary Bikes, Weight Machine, Hand Weights, Benches


No guts, no glory!  Simmons Community Center is offering a four-week Boot Camp on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30 p.m.  Myra Clayton, a certified trainer, uses aerobics, light weight training, and endurance training to strengthen and tone your muscles.  You’ll watch the weight melt away by participating in this invigorating workout.  Cost is $65/four weeks (12 classes), and it is offered monthly throughout the year.  

Mae Simmons Community and Adult Activity Centers are located at 2004 Oak Avenue.  Hours for the Community Center are Monday-Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Hours for the Adult Activity Center are Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, call 767-2700 or 767-2708.


Develop your mind, body and spirit at our 4th annual Yoga in the Plaza!  Participants will enjoy a free yoga class on Saturday mornings beginning July 7, 2018 through August 25, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in the Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza.  This hour-long class will synchronize movement with breath and awaken strength, energy and flexibility through these open-level classes.  Each week, a different instructor and style will be featured.  Participants should bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket, sunscreen and water to stay hydrated.  This event is hosted by Lubbock Parks and Recreation and the Buddy Holly Center.  Special thanks to all of the instructors and their studios for helping us host Yoga in the Plaza (see below).  The Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza is located at 1824 Crickets Avenue across from the Buddy Holly Center.  For more information, call 775-2685. ?

July 7           Lauren Finck, Power Vinyasa Yoga, Overflow Studios, Teen/Adult

July 14         TBA                                                                              

July 21         Kayli Cross, Powerful Flow Yoga, Overflow Studios, Teen/Adult

July 28         Alisha Hunt, Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Body by Indigenous, Teen/Adult

August 4      Kaci Bartlett, Power Vinyasa Yoga, Overflow Studios, Teen/Adult

August 11    Rumeysa Tekin, Power Vinyasa Yoga, Acro Yoga, Teen/Adult

August 18    Sarah Brown, Power Vinyasa Yoga, Overflow Studios, Teen/Adult

August 25    Lindsay Kerr, Integrative Yoga, Soulstice Circle, Teen/Adult


Parks and Recreation and the Buddy Holly Center are pleased to host the 3rd Annual T’ai Chi Chih in the Plaza at 9:30 a.m. every Saturday in June beginning June 2, 2018, at the Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza.  T’ai Chi Chih is a series of nineteen movements and one pose that make up a meditative, low impact form of exercise.  Practicing T’ai Chi Chih can help reduce stress, regulate hypertension, and improve balance and muscle tone.  Special thanks to certified instructors, Cindy Dunn and Winston Deane, for leading T’ai Chi Chih in the Plaza.  Admission is free.  The Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza is located at 1824 Crickets Avenue across from the Buddy Holly Center.  For more information, call (806) 775-2685.  


Parks and Recreation, Buddy Holly Center and Omni Pilates will be offering Pilates in the Plaza on Saturdays in June at 9:00 a.m. beginning June 2, 2018, in the Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza.  Omni Pilates will be hosting free pilates mat workouts that will get you ready for the weekend.  This workout is intended to get oxygen throughout the body, strengthen the muscles, and connect your mind to movement.  Bring a mat or towel, water and bug spray.  This is a free event for teens and adults.  The Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza is located at 1824 Crickets Avenue across from the Buddy Holly Center.  For more information, call 775-2685. 


Parks and Recreation and Ballet Lubbock are pleased to host our 2nd Annual Ballet in the Park at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays in July beginning on Saturday, July 7, 2018 .  This open air, outdoor fitness class for ages 7-adult is designed to introduce and nurture students in the art of dance.  Come ready to tendu, jump and stretch to classical composers and maybe some rock and roll too.   Wear comfortable shoes and seasonally appropriate clothing that you can dance in.  We suggest bringing a small towel, water and sunscreen.  Special thanks to Marcos Antonio Vasquez for leading Ballet in the Park.  Youth under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  This event will be held at Maxey Park in the grassy area to the left of the Maxey Community Center building.  Admission is free.  

Maxey Community Center is located at 4020 30th Street.  The Center is open Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m. - Noon and 1:00 - 8:00 p.m., Fridays 8:30 a.m. - Noon and 1:00 – 5:30 p.m., as well as on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  For more information, call the center at (806) 767-3796.

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