Fitness Programs

Determined to be Fit

An Exercise program designed for adults 55+ to improve strength, flexibility, range of motion and circulatory-respiratory endurance. The program also provides a safe and fun session of exercise and activity emphasizing basic movements necessary to maintain or improve quality of life and independent living. The exercise programs are held at six sites throughout the county. No fee is charged.

Determined to be Fit Schedule

Sites Days Times
Ayden Arts and Recreation Center
4354 Lee Court
Greenviille, NC 27834
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Bethel Community Center
1928 Bethel Road
Sugar Grove, NC 28679
Tuesday and Thursday
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
C.M Eppes Recreation Center
400 Nash Street
Greenville, NC 27834
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9 - 10 a.m.
Farmville Community Center
3886 S Main Street
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
11 a.m. - Noon
Council on Aging
4551 County Home Road
Greenville, NC 27858
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Community Schools & Recreation
4561 County Home Road
Greenville, NC 27858
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:45 - 10:45 a.m.

Fitness Programs

Low-Impact Aerobics

A low to no impact cardiovascular exercise program for citizens ages 50 and over. Currently, classes are held at the Pitt County Recreation Center each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:30 a.m. There is no fee charged.

The Pitt County Recreation Center is located at:
4561 County Home Road
Greenville, NC 27858

Senior Games Softball

Men and women 50 and better practice/compete at least once a week in the late spring through the summer as part of training for the Senior Games Program. The program ends with a state tournament in October. Winners on the state level qualify for National Games every two years.

Senior Games 3-On-3 Basketball

Men and women 50 and better play three-on-three basketball one to two times a week year round. Greenville-Pitt County Senior Games hosts the NC. Senior Games State Finals 3-on-3 Tournament each year.

Senior Games Badminton

Senior adults play twice a week year round. Games are held on Tuesday and Thursday from 9 - 11 a.m. at the ECU Student Recreation Center.

The ECU Student Recreation Center is located at:
128 E 7th Street
Greenville, NC 27858

Senior Games Archery

Senior adults practice every Wednesday, 1 p.m. throughout the year at the archery range adjacent to River Birch Tennis Center on Arlington Boulevard.

Horseshoes / Shuffleboard

Tuesday and Thursdays at 9 - 11 a.m. at the Elm Street Lawn Games Area.

The Elm Street Lawn Games Area is located at:
Elm Street Park
1058 S Elm Street
Greenville, NC 27858

Balance Through Movement

Balance and coordination are very important skill related components of physical fitness. "Balance through Movement" is a 4-6 week class that will aid in the enhancement of each participants overall balance and coordination. Various techniques from Tai Chi, and Yoga are incorporated during a one hour session, once a week.

Tai Chi from the Arthritis Foundation®

Designed to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis using Sun style Tai Chi, one of the four major recognized styles of Tai Chi. This style includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. The movements don't require deep bending or squatting, which makes it easier and more comfortable to learn. Click below for more information. Learn more about Tai Chi for Arthritis.