Jim Thorpe Fitness Center

Hours of Operation

Monday 5 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday 5 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday 5 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Thursday 5 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday 5 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Holidays 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Contact

23 Lovell Avenue
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Tel:
+1(717)245-3418

Military DSN Tel:
(312)242-3418

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Amenities
  • Cardio equipment
  • Free weight area
  • Group exercise classes
  • 1/8 mile rubberized collegiate indoor track

Activity room for stretching and self-directed exercise equipped with:

  • Bosu balls
  • Physio balls
  • Punching/kicking bag
  • Resistance bands
  • Dumbells
  • Mats
  • TV/DVD/VHS (bring your for your own private workout)
  • Wellbeats system

Cardio Equipment

  • PRECOR elliptical cross trainers
  • Treadmills
  • Versa climbers
  • Stairmasters
  • Rowing machins
  • Stationary bicycles
  • Assortment of Cybex power stations

Weight Training Equipment

  • LifeFitness benches
  • Cross-over Smith machine
  • Free weights
Fitness Fees

$3 per class/per person

Individual Packages/Unlimited Classes Included

$20 monthly/per person

$200 yearly/per person

Family Packages/Unlimited Classes Included

$35 monthly/per family

$350 yearly/per family

Blue Star, Gold Star, Active Duty, Military Reservist, National Guard and IF students are exempt from fees.

Classes

TRX for adults over 40

Exercise program designed to build and maintain strength, as well as imporve balance, coordination and mobility.  TRX is a low-impact exercise, and movements can be easily modified to address any orthopedic issues.  In addition, strength training can help reduce the signs and symptoms of many chronic diseases, including arthritis.
 

Barbell 30 minute workout

The Barbell 30 Min Workout Is a 30 Minute class which is Instructor led. This course teaches each student to properly perform basic weight lifting techniques such as Squats, Dead lifts, clings, Kettle bell Swings, high pulls and snatches and many more exercises utilizing kettle bells dumbbells and Barbells.


Zumba

Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you'll be getting fit and enjoying every minute of your fun workout.


Body Blast

This high powered, total body, conditioning workout set to music works all major muscle-groups of the body. By using some of the following equipment such as dumbbells, body bars, resistance-tubing, the resist-A-Ball the step platform, the core Board and your own body weight.

This workout will build your endurance and speed your Metabolism for increased fat-burning. All fitness levels are welcome.
 

Cardio Kickboxing

Cardio Kickboxing is the first fitness program based on professional kickboxing disciplines, coaching science, and mixed Martial arts training concepts. It is kickbox­ing for fitness using sports specific techniques with and without equipment and is the top calorie-burning workout at an average of 1000 calories per hour. Cardio Kickboxing is the fitness kickboxing program endorsed by the Intl Kickboxing Federation (IKF) and does not contain any of the elements found in karate, Traditional Aerobics class. It is not Tae Bo, Cardio Karate, or Karate and Aerobics choreographed to music, or a step bench trampoline, or swimming pool, ball, Dance moves with kicks and punches. Students wear 16 OZ Boxing gloves and punch and kick a punching bag.
 

YOGA Tune-up

Created by Jill, Yoga Tune Up is a head-to-toe health and fitness system. Combining Yoga, Calisthenics, Body Therapy and Corrective Exercises in a way that heals damaged muscle tissue, increases overall strength, and bolsters the immuneSystem. Its restorative techniques create balance and flexibility in the body, while relieving painful injuries, improving coordination, and reducing stress. Yoga Tune Up, brings a practical yoga philosophy into the nuts and bolts of healthy movement, challenging the body from every conceivable angle until breakthroughs occur - literally changing the nature of the tissues in the area being addressed.
 

Performance Fitness

Performance Fitness is varied functional movements performed at high intensity. All performance fitness workouts are based on functional movements, and these movements reflect the best aspects of gymnastics, weightlifting, running, rowing and more. These are the core movements of life. They move the largest loads the longest distances, so they are ideal for maximizing the amount of work done in the shortest time. Intensity is essential for results and is measurable as work divided by time-or power. The more work you do in less time, or the higher the power output, the more intense the effort. By employing a constantly varied approach to training, functional movements and intensity lead to dramatic gains in fitness.

 

Indoor Cycling

Indoor Cycling is a group exercise class done on sta­tionary bikes. During the class the instructor simu­lates a ride. Together, you travel on flat roads, climb hills, sprint and race! It is truly a fantastic cardiovas­cular class. The beauty of indoor cycling is that you can do it even when it’s raining or snowing outside! You are kept motivated by the instructor, the people around you and by the music! Its lots of fun.

 

Basic Army Combatives Course
An eleven week (40 instructor hours) course designed to teach basic Combatives techniques. A Level 1 quali­fied instructor can teach the basic Combatives drills and tasks. The United States Army Combatives program has adapted to integrate the most current techniques. Lev­el 1 is now the Basic Army Combatives Course and now includes post, frame, hook, and employing secondary weapons (pistol or bayonet).

 

Instructor William 6th Degree Black Belt

Cost: $15 student/monthly

 

Tae Bo

A form of high impact aerobics that combines the moves of Tae Kwon Do, karate, boxing, ballet, and hip hop dancing into one routine that is sure to challenge you. For men and women.

Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art that uses bare feet and hands as weapons. The literal translation is "the art of kicking and punching." Commonly called "Korean Karate," Tae Kwon Do is similar to karate in many ways, including its use of colored belts, ranging from white through black, to show rank.

Students will earn numerous benefits from the study of this class. They will learn how to effectively defend themselves from potential harm, increase their physical and mental fitness, and improve their balance and coordination. Students will also learn patience and respect towards others and, most importantly, toward themselves.

 

 

 

Combatives

The mission of the U.S. Army Combatives School is to train Leaders and Soldiers in close quarters Combatives in order to instill the Warrior Ethos and prepare Soldiers to close with and defeat the enemy in hand to hand combat.

 

The Modern Army Combatives Program (MACP) started in 1995 with the 2nd Ranger Battalion and has spread at the grass roots around the Army. It has been incorporated into the new FM 3-25.150 (AKO Account Required) and Basic Combatives is one of the Forty Warrior Core Tasks of the Warrior Ethos initiative.

 

For information on Combatives at Carlisle Barracks, call +1(717) 245-3681.

Fitness Policy
  • Street shoes and/or casual footwear are not allowed 
  • Shoes designed for the particular sports you are participating in, or all-purpose sneakers or athletic shoes are acceptable footwear
  • Use of the tennis courts requires appropriate tennis shoes be worn
  • While inside using the basketball/volleyball courts and/or racquetball/handball courts, the only shoes authorized for wear are basketball shoes, sneakers, tennis shoes, and shoes designed especially for indoor sports or aerobics.
  • Any shoes that have been worn outside are not authorized to be worn while using the basketball/volleyball, and/or handball/racquetball courts. Shoes must be changed for use of these courts.
  • If patrons forget their indoor shoes or have none, there are loaner shoes available in all indoor facilities. These are located either on a shelf in the hallway, or behind the sign-in counter. If you don't see your size please ask staff member for assistance.