Fitness and Sports

All fitness classes are on-going, meaning they meet every week. When a 10 class session is purchased, they can be used at any 10 sessions, consecutively or periodically - whenever it is convenient. That way, you don't lose classes if you are out of town or have a conflict!

  • New! Low Impact Aerobics

    Thursday, May 23, 2024 | 9:00-10:00am

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    Ongoing Mondays and Thursdays from 9:00 to 10:00 am

    Start your day in a low-impact way! We’ll get things warmed up with some small movements and stretching, then transition into some basic moves to get our heart rates up. We’ll add in some strength, balance, seated and standing core work — then end the session with a cool down and more stretching. This class is for anyone who is looking for a great workout without impacting their joints. In these classes you will have the opportunity to get stronger, move longer and be ready for life by implementing strength, cardio, mental as well as physical balance training. 

  • Attention All Pickleball Players

    Thursday, May 23, 2024 | 11:00-12:00pm

    Doug Johnson and Sara Schuster of Foundation Manual Physical Therapy and Performance, Royal Oak

    Pickleball injuries are on the rise. Learn the most common injuries players experience and ways to prevent them. Then, participate in a Functional Movement Screen (7 specific movements) to help identify areas that make you susceptible to injury. Learn tips, exercises and stretches/mobilizations to help improve those areas. 

  • Next Bowling League

    Thursday, May 23, 2024 | 12:00-1:00pm

    Thursdays at 10:00 am at Country Lanes 30250 West Nine Mile Road, Farmington Hills. Cost $11.00. Members only. 

    All levels welcome for bowling and camaraderie at Country Lanes at 30250 West Nine Mile Road, Farmington Hills. Cost includes three games, shoes and coffee. No need to register, just drop in. 

    Location: Country Lanes 30250 West Nine Mile Road, Farmington Hills.

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  • Afternoon Pickleball

    Thursday, May 23, 2024 | 12:30-2:30pm

    Join fellow Pickleball enthusiasts for this fun and fast growing game. Next welcomes all skill levels. Private and semi-priviate lessons are also available by calling the office at (248) 203-5270.

    Pickleball is a membership privlege. 

    Current Pickleball Hours:

    Mondays through Thursdays from 4:30 to 7:30 pm
    Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 12:30 to 3:00 pm

  • Pickleball - Late Afternoons & Evenings

    Thursday, May 23, 2024 | 4:30-7:30pm

    Join fellow Pickleball enthusiasts for this fun and fast growing game. Next welcomes all skill levels. Private and semi-priviate lessons are also available by calling the office at (248) 203-5270.

    Pickleball is a membership privlege. 

    Current Pickleball Hours:

    Mondays through Thursdays from 4:30 to 7:30 pm
    Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 12:30 to 3:00 pm

  • Walk the Gym - Self Guided Fitness

    Friday, May 24, 2024 | 8:30-9:30am

    Every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 to 9:30 am

    Use the gymnasium for walking or self-directed exercise. We will have hand weights available for your use. It's a great way to stay active and avoid the slush and mud of city sidewalks this time of year!

  • Friday Fitness

    Friday, May 24, 2024 | 9:15-10:00am

    Caryn Ciagne

    Every Friday from 9:15 to 10:00 am

    Let’s get moving! We’ll move around the Seaholm track together (weather permitting) and utilize the fence and benches and other props for stretches and strength work. If Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate, we will have the class indoors. Either way, we will incorporate stretching, balance and strengthening. Park and check-in at Next

  • Limber Up

    Friday, May 24, 2024 | 10:00-11:00am

    Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

    No fee drop-in.

    Take part in low-impact, modified movements, from an instructional DVD that meets individual needs for toning, strengthening and improved physical, mental, emotional and cardiovascular health. Chair and standing exercises using aerobic steps, weights, stretch bands and foam balls offering a variety of fitness options.

  • Tai Chi for Your Health!

    Friday, May 24, 2024 | 10:00-11:00am

    Fridays at 10:00 -11:00 am 

    Tai Chi is an internal (soft) style martial art that has been shown by scientific studies to improve one’s physical health. It increases circulation, improves balance, and promotes a calm state of mind.Tai Chi for Health concentrates on improving your physical being through exercise while increasing your concentration and relaxation at the same time. Tai Chi is especially good for those with mobility issues as it can be done effectively seated. This class, taught by Cheryl Goodwin, Tai Chi for Health Institute certified instructor, is appropriate for all ages, body types and abilities. Cheryl is certified in the areas of Tai Chi for Arthritis, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention, and Seated Tai Chi.

  • Tennis League – Mixed Doubles

    Friday, May 24, 2024 | 1:30-3:30pm

     Wednesdays and Fridays 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm. 

    This league is looking for both men and women to join. All ability levels are welcome. Enjoy indoor play at the Birmingham Racquet Club.

    All are welcome to join as regular league players or subs. Always looking for new players!

    Contact David Young at davidmpyoung@gmail.com for information.

    Location: Birmingham Racquet Club, 2100 E. Lincoln Rd. Birmingham 48009

    Contact: David Young davidmpyoung@gmail.com

  • Stretch & Relax

    Monday, May 27, 2024 | 9:15-10:00am

    NEW! STRETCH & RELAX with Caryn Ciagne  

    Every Monday from 9:15 to 10:15 am

    Caryn will guide you through gentle stretch class exploring longer holds and slow range of motion along with a focus on breathing to promote relaxation. We will explore postures on your back, hands and knees, stomach and seated. There will be minimal standing. A chair can be close by for extra support. Focus on increased fl exibility, core strength, balance and mindfulness for greater comfort and calm in one's body and presence

  • Next Golf League- Monday Mornings at Springdale

    Monday, May 27, 2024 | 9:25-12:30pm

    2024 NEXT GOLF LEAGUES

    We are excited to announce the 2024 Next Golf Leagues! There are a few procedural changes so please read carefully.

    League play is reserved for Next members. Membership is to be completed online or in person at Next before signing up for the golf leagues.

    Registion is online only. To secure your spot in a league, payment must be made at the time of registration

    If you would like to sign up to be a sub for either league (or both leagues), again, you must be a member of Next and you must register as a sub online as well. There is no payment involved for subs until the day of play.

    Mondays beginning May 6 - Cost: $250 League Manager: Jerry Mercier 248-514-2853 or jerrmarl@comcast.net

    Location: Springdale Golf Course

  • Line Dancing - Join the Fun, at Next!

    Monday, May 27, 2024 | 10:15-12:00pm

    LINE DANCING - Every Monday 


    Walk-ins welcome. $80 for a series of 10 to be used at your convenience. Drop-in per class $10.00 each

    Christine Stewart has been teaching line dancing for 13 years. She loves her work and invites you to join her in exercising body and mind as you move to different types of music and learn new steps and dances.  Please bring a water bottle and wear comfortable shoes.

  • LaBlast Chair Fitness

    Monday, May 27, 2024 | 3:30-4:30pm

    Class meets on-going Mondays 

    LaBlast® CHAIR FITNESS with Karen Lutz - NEW!

    A fun workout based on the dances seen on “Dancing with the Stars,” combining all aspects of physical fitness. No partner needed! Dance to a variety of music genres; some dances with small weights. No dance experience needed! Wear comfortable and flexible shoes. Karen is a Certified LaBlast® instructor

  • Mat Yoga

    Tuesday, May 28, 2024 | 4:00-5:00pm

    Every Tuesday at Next, 4:00 - 5:00 pm 

    All levels are welcome to join Karen Lutz, E-RYT to learn gentle, adaptable yoga moves that help improve your breathing practices, core strength, balance and flexibility.

  • Flow Yoga

    Wednesday, May 29, 2024 | 9:15-10:15am

    FLOW YOGA with Caryn Ciagne
    Every Wednesday from 9:15 to 10:15 am

    Caryn Ciagne, Concierge Wellness Coach and owner of CC Yoga will lead these new classes. 

    Wednesday Flow
    A slow yet strong flow practice suitable for all who may be interested in expanding their yoga practice. This class will explore sun salutations, traditional standing postures, balance, seated and supine to strengthen, stretch and calm one’s presence to be ready for the day. Please bring a yoga mat, water for hydration, and optional towel, yoga blocks and strap.

  • Next Golf League - Wednesday Mornings at Lincoln Hills

    Wednesday, May 29, 2024 | 9:40-12:30pm

    2024 NEXT GOLF LEAGUES

    We are excited to announce the 2024 Next Golf Leagues! There are a few procedural changes so please read carefully.

    League play is reserved for Next members. Membership is to be completed online or in person at Next before signing up for the golf leagues.

    Registration is on line only. To secure your spot in a league, payment must be made at the time of registration.

    If you would like to sign up to be a sub for either league (or both leagues), again, you must be a member of Next and you must register online. There is no payment involved for subs until the day of play.

    Lincoln Hills League Wednesdays beginning May 8 - Cost: $250 League Manager: Jack Nanry 248-431-4003 or jack.nanry@gmail.com

    Location: Lincoln Hills Golf Course

  • Wednesday Chair Yoga

    Wednesday, May 29, 2024 | 1:00-2:00pm

    Chair Yoga: Wednesdays at Next 

    Instructor: Karen Lutz E-YRT Chair yoga offers improved flexibility, strength and balance, regardless of physical limitations or age. Incorporate breathing with gentle stretching and adaptive yoga movements while seated. Relax and ease tension through this gentle yoga practice.

  • Tai Chi for Health - New Beginner Class

    Wednesday, May 29, 2024 | 2:30-3:30pm

    On-going Wednesdays 

    Tai Chi is an internal (soft) style martial art that has been shown by scientifi c studies to improve one’s physical health. It increases circulation, improves balance, and promotes a calm state of mind. Tai Chi for Health concentrates on improving your physical being through exercise while increasing your concentration and relaxation at the same time. Tai Chi is especially good for those with mobility issues as it can be done effectively seated. This class, taught by Cheryl Goodwin, Tai Chi for Health Institute certifi ed instructor, is appropriate for all ages, body types and abilities. Cheryl is certifi ed in the areas of Tai Chi for Arthritis, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention, and Seated Tai Chi.

  • Cardio Ball Drumming- New!

    Wednesday, June 5, 2024 | 11:00-12:00pm

    Joy Simpson and Lisa Dresner Wais

    Class begins Wednesday, June 5 at 11:00 am Ongoing Wednesdays from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Unleash the power of a healthier you as you revitalize your fitness journey with our exhilarating workout class. Cardio drumming engages the entire body, offering an enjoyable and active experience that promotes both physical and mental well-being. Join us for a free one-hour demo of fun, fitness, and health and then sign up for ongoing classes! You are guaranteed to energize your body with the lively beats and rhythmic tunes. Participants have the option of standing or sitting in a chair. Workout attire is recommended however, a smile is required. Remember to bring water. Joy and Lisa are both trained and certified Drums Alive instructors.

  • Yoga Nidra with Caryn Ciagne

    Wednesday, June 19, 2024 | 2:00-3:00pm

    A Special Class with Caryn Ciagne 

    Join us for Yoga Nidra — a simple, pose-free way to slow down and recover from stressors in your life. This will be a guided relaxation where you will be resting comfortably on the floor and the goal is to move into a deep state of conscious awareness sleep, which is a deeper state of relaxation with awareness. We will begin with a few guided simple stretches and then it will be all about guided relaxation. Please dress comfortably and bring a yoga mat or beach towel and perhaps a pillow or two to be comfortable lying down.