Indy Fit
We have brought together the dedicated staff of our Parks & Recreation Department and some of the finest healthcare practitioners in and around Northeast Ohio to help you achieve your health and fitness goals. Indy Fit provides well-thought-out health and wellness programs, informational materials, and purpose-driven exercises to meet its mission to have a positive impact on the community; help others become the healthiest versions of themselves, and motivate others to reach their fullest potential by setting and reaching challenging goals they might not have otherwise imagined.

The Indy Fit pass is now available for purchase! This eight-class punch pass ($40 for residents, $45 for non-residents) covers all of our City-run fitness classes, listed below. Classes are continuous registration and Indy Fit passes are available at the Civic Center Parks & Recreation Desk. Indy Fit walk-in fees are $8 per class.
Adults taking part in the City's "Indy Fit" Aerobics Wellness Program.

Barre Fusion
Sundays at 10 AM
Civic Center Aerobic Room

Barre Fusion is a fitness class that combines the principles of ballet, yoga, Pilates, and calisthenics to improve cardio, strength, and flexibility. There is a strong emphasis on posture, core strength, and proper technique. A ballet barre is used with one’s body for resistance while performing various leg, hip, and seat exercises. Light hand weights are used throughout the class to focus on toning arms, back, and shoulders. No dance experience necessary!

Indy Fit Boot Camp
Wednesdays at 6:30 PM
Civic Center Aerobic Room

Our fast-paced workouts combine a variety of high-intensity cardio and strength exercises. This class will help participants shed fat, increase cardiovascular strength, and get you the toned body you are striving for. INDY FIT BOOTCAMP offers a variety of exercises designed for a well rounded, total body workout. Some examples of our workouts will include weights, resistance bands, intervals on the bike, steppers, gliders, kettlebells, bodyweight exercises, and so much more! Join us every Wednesday evening at 6:30 PM for a dynamic one-hour workout!

Indy Fit Strength & Conditioning
Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6 PM

Outdoors and meets at Elmwood Recreation Building

Work your muscles in every way possible in this class designed to build muscle strength, definition, and endurance. In this class, we utilize our own body weight, resistance bands, and more. No muscle gets neglected in this class!

Sculpting Circuit 
Tuesdays at 8:15 AM

Civic Center Aerobic Room

Sculpt and tone your body while improving your cardiovascular system. Suitable for all levels, you will obtain overall fitness, reduce body fat, increase energy, improve core strength, and so much more!

Additional Fitness Classes & Adult Programming
In addition to our Indy Fit classes, we offer a variety of programming to meet your needs. The following classes and programs have individual pricing. See below for additional details.

All Levels Yoga
Tuesdays 11 AM - Noon

Residents: $8 per class, Nonresidents: $10 per class (cash, check, or Venmo to Kim Sowinski)
Civic Center Aerobic Room

Instructor Kim Sowinski leads this All Levels Yoga class focused on Vata Balancing (warming, grounding). Text 216.952.6508 to reserve your spot. Limit ten students per class. More details at

Body Shop for the Young @ Heart
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 11 - 11:45 AM

Free for Residents - Must have a current Civic Center membership
Civic Center Aerobic Room

Come join us for a total body workout that includes a variety of easy-to-follow exercises that will burn calories and sculpt and tone your entire body. This class will help increase your strength and improve overall balance. This fun, low-impact workout is perfect for all levels of fitness and is designed for the young at heart!

Cardio Sculpt
Mondays 6 - 7 PM

Six-class punch card: Residents: $60, Nonresidents: $65, Walk-Ins: $12 per class
Civic Center Aerobic Room

This class is a total body workout. You will burn calories and sculpt and tone your entire body.

Monday through Friday 9:30 AM
Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30 PM
Saturdays 8:30 AM
• One Month Unlimited (Autopay)
• Residents: $50, Nonresidents: $55, Walk-ins: $15 per class

Each 60-minute class offers a blend of exercise with the fun of dance, set to your favorite music. Easy to follow, fun choreography includes a gentle warm-up, a 30-minute aerobic workout, muscle toning, and a strengthening segment with weights and stretch finale.

Jazzercise is a continuous registration program. Your Jazzercise card allows you to attend any class that meets your schedule – inquire about autopay to have fees automatically withdrawn from an account on a month-to-month basis.

Pickleball Players Enjoying the Outdoor Courts.

Indoor Pickleball
Residents (The SPONSOR)

  • All resident sponsors must be current domiciled residents of the City.
  • All resident sponsors must be registered as a current PICKLEBALL player with the City to sponsor a nonresident (NR) player.
  • Pickleball residents may SPONSOR up to three (3) nonresident players.
    • (NR on file in Sportsman)
  • Resident sponsors will need to be present at the time of the nonresident registration.
  • Once registered the resident need not be present for play session.
    • **Sponsored players will be recorded on Sportsman in the “NOTES” section of the sponsoring resident.
  • Resident sponsor accepts the responsibility of the nonresident player for the course of the winter sessions.
  • Any misconduct of the nonresident will be the responsibility of the resident.
  • Residents will SIGN in each day they attend a scheduled session.
  • Residents will adhere to the conduct code of play by the City.

Nonresidents (NR)

  • A nonresident (NR) of the City of Independence must have a registered City resident “SPONSOR” to participate in any of the scheduled city sessions at the Fieldhouse.
  • NR will be registered for the current winter session only.
  • NR will have a current waiver on file with the City of Independence.
  • NR will be on file within the Sportsman registration system with sponsor designation in the notes.
  • NR will SIGN in each day they attend a scheduled session.
  • NR will abide by and follow all posted City rules and regulations for the facility and for the pickleball session play time.
  • NR will adhere to the conduct code and schedule of play set by the City of Independence.
  • NR may attend any session without the Sponsors attendance at the facility.

 Punch cards:
One card: Ten entries for $50, Individual day pass: $5

  • ONLY one card per individual (no family or shared passes).
  • Cards must have the NR name and the resident sponsor's name on each card purchased.
  • NR may purchase a punch card pass to be used for ten separate days.
  • BE ADVISED - passes may expire at the end of the winter season.

IMPORTANT:  It is the responsibility of ANY player to contact the Fieldhouse Front Desk to check for play schedule prior to attending a scheduled session. **The Fieldhouse is a school- and community-shared facility, and schedules may change without notice.
City officials and staff have the right to decline or dismiss any player who may not be following general code of conduct.

There are four courts set up at the Fieldhouse. Players are responsible for the care and wellbeing of the equipment. It is at the discretion of the Independence staff to add playing courts.

Intermediate/Advanced: Monday - Friday 9 AM to Noon     
Advanced Play: Wednesdays 7 - 9 PM

General court rules: Social rotation, NO PRIVATE PLAY during these sessions.

Tuesdays & Thursdays 7 - 8 PM

Eight-class continuous registration punch card available from the instructor
Residents: $30, Nonresidents: $35, Walk-Ins: $5
Civic Center Aerobic Room

Zumba is a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system set to motivating Latin music for every fitness level and age. It is so fun you may just forget that you are really exercising! A cardio-based workout, Zumba also strengthens and tones the entire body.