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Downtown Activity Center: 215 SW A Street Community Center: 1101 SW Citizens Circle
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Downtown Activity Center: 479-464-PARK (7275) Community Center: 479-696-0200 parks@bentonvillear.com
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Monday-Thursday: 5:00am-9:00pm

Friday: 5:00am-7:00pm

Saturday: 7:00am-7:00pm

Sunday: 12:00pm-6:00pm

 Community Center Spring WELLNESS & FITNESS SCHEDULE 

Downtown Activity Center Spring WELLNESS & FITNESS Spring SCHEDULE


BASICS-Self Defense Course

This six week class will teach the core elements on defending ones self. The physical teachings will consist of, but not limited to, basic martial arts techniques, kicks, blocks, strikes, hold breaking, stretching, balancing, and body control necessary to execute self-defense when protecting ones self and/or others. BASICS will engage participants in all physical aspects; strength, balance, flexibility, endurance, and cognitive awareness.

Session Fee: $50 members/ $60 non-members

Session Dates:

Spring: April 3rd, 5th, 10th, 12th, 17th, 19th, 24th, 26th, May 1st, 3rd, 8th, 10th 

Summer A: May 15th, 17th, 22nd. 24th. 29th, 31st, June 5th, 7th, 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st 

Summer B: July 10th, 12th, 17th, 19th, 24th, 26th, 31st, August 2nd, 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th 

Session Times: 

Mornings: 10:00am-11:30am

Evenings: 6:00pm-7:30pm 



Dash Youth Training Program

DASH is designed to train the Super Hero essentials: character, strength, agility, stability, and core efficiency. Our desire is for your child to discover his or her super powers and translate it to their chose Super Hero endeavor. 

Meet the Instructor

Jimmy Beasley Jr.

Ages: 7-15 years
Time: Saturdays 8:00am-9:00am
Price: $50 members/ $60 non-members
Location: Bentonville Community Center Basketball Court 

Session Dates:

Session 2: March 4th, 11th, 18th, and April 1st
Session 3: April 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
Session 4: May 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th 



Fitness Series

Spring Session: April Ultra Marathon/ A-May-Zing Race/ June Elevate

Quarterly fitness challenges, guiding the way to fitness success. ALl new, engaging challenges, beginner and advanced classes to choose from, quarterly leader board to recognize the top competitors. 

Fee: $30 per session

Once registered, please pick up your quarterly packet at the Bentonville Community Center. Packet handouts for Spring Session begin March 20th, 2017.


Summer Outdoor Bootcamps

Summer Bootcamps at the North Trail Fitness Park! These Bootcamps will be calisthenic, body weight strength training programs designed to deliver results in all physical aspects; strength, endurance, balance, agility and flexibility. Classes will meet on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 6;00-7:00am, or Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-6:30pm. Each session timing offers 8 class sessions to attend all month long. 

May Sessions 

Evening 5:30pm May 1st, 3rd, 8th, 10th, 15th, 17th, 22nd, 24th

June Sessions

Morning 6:00am June 5th, 7th, 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st, 26th, 28th
Evening 5:30pm

June 5th, 7th, 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st, 26th, 28th

July Sessions

Morning 6:00am July 3rd, 5th, 10th, 12th, 17th, 19th, 24th, 26th
Evening 5:30pm July 3rd, 5th, 10th, 12th, 17th, 19th, 24th, 26th

August Sessions

Morning 6:00am August 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th, 21st, 23rd, 28th, 30th
Evening 5:30pm August 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th, 21st, 23rd, 28th, 30th 

Where: North Trail Fitness Park. Classes will meet first at the Bark Park trail head, then head as a group over to the Fitness Park. Please park at any of the City of Bentonville Parks parking lots. 


Members: $60/ Non-Members: $80

Drop-In (Must bring receipt in order to participate) Members: $10/ Non-Members: $15 


School of Fitness

The School of Fitness is the exclusive, fitness center certification course for the Bentonville Community Center youth members. Upon completion of the School of Fitness course, youth members will be able to correctly and safely exercise on their own in the fitness center. Each session will meet three Saturdays of November, and the  first three Fridays of all other months. Each day we will cover never muscle groups, nutritional aspects, as well as the center's policies and rules for the fitness center. Each class will meet for roughly 90 minutes. School of Fitness students can also expect extra games and challenges. 

Fee: $50 per students
Session Time Session Dates
April Session  12:00pm-2:00pm  Saturday, April 15th
May Session  12:00pm-2:00pm  Saturday, May 20th
June Session  12:00pm-2:00pm  Saturday, June 17th
July Session  12:00pm-2:00pm  Saturday, July 15th
August Session  12:00pm-2:00pm  Saturday, August 19th 


Walking for Wellness

Looking to get up and get active but don't know how to start? Enjoy a refreshing walk with your friends at the Community Center! Research has shown that walking serves as a "magic pill" for excellent health. There are many benfits to walking that maintain the body's systems in good condition including: improved circulation, weight loss, strengthened muscles, improved sleep, reduced risk of chronic illness, and long life expectancy. While fewer than 50% of Americans meet the minimum guidelines for moderate physical activity, Bentonville Parks & Recreation offers you the easiest solution to correct this problem. Grab your favorite pair of walking shoes and join in on the fun! Class is offered on Monday & Wednesday at 10:30-11:15am. Class meets on the Indoor Track.

Kids Yoga 

Kid's Yoga is a movement-based program infused with the magic of stories. Each class children will work on age-appropriate breathing exercises, yoga poses, sitting still and yoga games. This particular class is designed for children 5 years to 10 years. Each monthly session will allow children to build upon what they have already learned. Children will experience these themes through reading, breath, yoga expression, games, relaxation, community and learning to love ones self. Class is offered in the Community Room Hickory each Monday from 5:00-5:45pm.
Fees: $35 Members
$40 Non-Members
$12 drop in
February Session (6th-27th)
March Session (6th-27th)- Class will not be head on March 20th
April Session (3rd-24th)


Ballet/Tap Combo

Ballet and tap are great ways for young children to work on focus, self-discipline, coordination, rhythm, and most of all, have fun! Students wil learn basicballet technique and terminology both using the barre and floor as a foundation for this and other styes of dance and will learn to combine basic positions and steps into combinations. Students will learn fundamental tap steps and rhythms, adding increasingly more difficult and fun combinations as students gain confidence and experience. No previous experience necessary! Dance Recital will be held Saturday, may 6th so it is recommended child registers for multiple months.

Location: Bentonville Community Center
Saturdays 2:45-3:45pm
Dates: February, March, & April. No class on Saturday, March 25th.
Fees: Monthly Members: $50/ Non-Members: $60
Ages: 5-8 years old 


Is your child a mover and shaker? Hiphop dance is a great way to be active and have fun at the same time! Students will learn basic jazz dance terms and positions as well as trendy dance moves while listening to fun and appropriate current music. No dance experience necessary! Come get active and moving to the beat!

When: February, March, & April. No class on Saturday, March 25th
Saturdays from 1:30-2:30pm
Fees: Monthly Members- $50/ Non-Members-$60
Ages: 6-10 years old

Mommy & Me Dance

Get your little one moving and channeling their energy with music, movement, balance, and coordination in a fun, friendly class! Basic dance steps and creative movement games will encourage children to discover the different ways they can move and groove to the music. This type of class includes mom or dad or another loved one participating in the class along with their little dancer to help encourage, model, and keep everyone on track. (Children should be able to walk well independently before enrolling in the class).

Location: Bentonville Community Center
Saturdays 12:45pm-1:15pm
Dates: February, March, & April. No class on Saturday, March 25th.
Monthly Fees- Members: $50/ Non-Member: $60 Drop Ins: $14 members/$15 non-member
Ages: 18 months- 4 years old 


Pre/Post Natal Classes

Bumpfit! Prenatal Workout-Get in the best shape of your life while pregnant! This class combines cardio, strength training, and a yoga-based cool down. Meet other moms-to-be and stay fit and healthy through all stages of pregnancy. This class is open to pregnant women of all fitness levels. Signed medical consent form is required prior to attending the first class. Class is located at our downtown location, the Downtown Activity Center in Studio A from 5:30pm-6:30pm
Upcoming Sessions:
Session A: Wednesday, January 11th-February 15th (6 sessions)
Session B: Wednesday, March 1st-April 5th (6 sessions)
Session C: Wednesday, April 26th-May 31st (6 sessions)
Fees: Members: $40/ Non-Members: $45 (Drop In- $9 members/ $10 non-members)
Mom & Baby
Stroller Bootcamp: Gear up your fitness routine and bring baby along for the ride. We'll incorporate the strollers into our cardio, strength training and balance workout. This workout is scalable for moms of all fitness levels. Class will be held outside, weather permitting, so bring sunscreen, a hat and water bottle. Umbrella strollers are not recommended. Signed medical consent form is required prior to attending the first class. Classes are 60 minutes long and are offered on Wednesday's from 10:30-11:15am. Stroller Boot Camp will meet at the Community Center front desk. In inclement weather, class will be held in the indoor track or gym.
Upcoming Sessions:
Session A: Wednesday January 11th-February 15th (6 sessions)
Session B: Wednesday March 1st-April 5th (6 sessions)
Session C: Wednesday April 26th-May 31st (6 sessions) 
Fees:  Members: $40 per 6 class sessions/ Non-Members: $45 per 6 class sessions (Drop In: $9 members/$10 non-members) 


Individual Sessions are appropriate for any participant who has already completed the Initial Assessment Package and would like to continue exercising with a trainer. You can establish a regular meeting schedule or simply make an appointment whenever you choose.
30min session: Members: $30 Non-Members: $40
60min session: Members: $50 Non-Members: $60

Contact Jenn Valentine at jvalentine@bentonvillear.com or  Hayden Bough at hbough@bentonvillear.com for more information on Personal Trainers. 



12 Treadmills, 6 Snychro Ellipticals, 5 Vario Steppers, 2 Crossovers (lateral trainer), 3 Recline Bikes, 3 Upright Bikes, 1 Top (upper body ergometer), 6 Rowers (Concept II)

Strength Line

13 Selectrorized Machines & 6 Kinesis Stations

Strength Pieces

Olympic Half Rack, Dual Adjustable Pulley, 5 benches, Various weighted plates and bars, Dumbbelss & Kettle Bells (5lb-100lb)

Wellness Services

TechnoGym Wellness System available on all cardio/ selectorized equipment, In-Body 370 Body Composition Test, 20 Spin Bikes-(Keiser M3i)