Older adult swimming with young children


Kendal’s Fitness Center Encourages a Healthy Lifestyle

Kendal at Oberlin offers a wide range of aquatic and land exercise programs designed especially for older adults. The Fitness Center includes an indoor 4-lane lap pool and warm water therapy pool, classroom space and a new exercise room with state-of-the-art equipment. All venues overlook beautiful natural spaces, making exercise something to look forward to. Full use of the Fitness Center is open to all Kendal at Oberlin residents and Kendal at Home members at no additional cost. Classes are also open to community members, for reasonable fees, if space is available.

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The emphasis is on continued wellness, and creating opportunities for everyone to stay as fit as possible. As so many studies have shown, this is a critical step in maintaining healthy independence for older adults.

Kendal at Oberlin’s Fitness Center staff specializes in helping people customize a wellness program that fits their individual needs. The short videos that follow highlight some of the activities that are available to residents and others.

The Fitness Center includes a wide variety of equipment:

  • Multi stations
  • Treadmills
  • Elliptical
  • Bikes and Nu-Steps
  • Free Weights
  • Medicine and Bosu Balls

Staff offer a variety of land classes:

  • Tai Chi and Yoga
  • Chair and Balance Classes
  • Arthritis Classes
  • Pilates and Stretching
  • Strength Training
  • Dance Classes

Aquatic Classes include the following:

  • Therapy Pool Classes
  • Adult open swims
  • Arthritis Classes
  • Water Aerobics
  • Yoga and Ai Chi
  • Deep and Shallow water classes

Wellness Programming includes:

  • Meditation (land and water)
  • Relaxation
  • Reiki (land and water)
  • CranioSacral (land and water)
  • Bad Ragaz (PNF)

We also offer personal training, fitness assessments and wellness assessments.

Read more about how our community stayed active, vibrant and safe during the pandemic.

For detailed information about Fitness classes at Kendal at Oberlin, including schedules, email Jill, or call at 440-775-9851. To schedule a tour of our life plan community, including our fitness resources, contact the Kendal at Oberlin Admissions office.

Vitalize 360

Vitalize 360 is a joint venture between Hebrew SeniorLife, a Harvard Medical School Affiliate, and Kendal. It is a person-directed, goal-oriented approach to wellness coaching. The program engages, challenges and inspires older adults to live full, healthy, vibrant lives and enables communities to improve successful aging.