If working from home has helped you move and exercise more, we hope you continue to stay active as you transition back to onsite work. First, we encourage you to move throughout the day. Even a simple stroll outside for 15 minutes can boost your mood, improve your focus, and energize you. If you are able and can safely participate, our fitness vendor is providing FREE live virtual classes (via Zoom) which include some office-friendly options during the lunch hour. Registration is required for all classes. Please refer to our Quick Reference Guide for the step-by-step process.
- Classes are available to full-time and part-time, benefited County employees. Extra-help, contractors, interns, and retirees are not eligible.
- Classes are not offered during County holidays.
You know your body and capabilities best. Only take these classes if you can do them safely throughout. Move at your own pace. Modify the activity to your capabilities. Always consult your physician beforehand.
Check Your Space:
Take time to evaluate the space where you will be exercising. Make sure it is clear of any obstructions or potential hazards and that you have enough room. If you are outdoors, try to avoid being in direct sunlight.
Choose the Right Flooring:
Exercise on an even floor. Exercising on carpet for many classes (i.e. dance) is not recommended as you may trip or “catch” your shoes as you are moving.
Wear Comfortable Clothes:
Wear comfortable and breathable clothing that allows for flexibility. Wear shoes that fit well and athletic socks that prevent rubbing or blisters.
Drink water before, during and after your workout.
Warm Up and Cool Down:
Always take 5-10 minutes to warm up and cool down properly to prevent injury.
If no participants join the class, the instructor will cancel after 15 minutes.
Please note: information and materials posted on our site are for informational purposes and are not intended to substitute professional medical advice. Please consult your physician before beginning any exercise program, especially if you or your family have a history of high blood pressure, heart disease, or if you have ever experienced discomfort while exercising.
The County will not be financially or legally responsible in any way for any personal injury, property damage, financial loss, or any other loss or damage that any County employee or person may sustain as a result of their voluntary participation in any fitness classes promoted on our website. Employees who participate in any of the fitness classes assume any and all risks involved in such activity.