Fitness and Sports

  • 18 Apr
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    Agebusters Workout

    Every Tuesday, Thursday at 9:00am-10:00am

    Fee: 10 Classes $60 members / $70 non-members
    Participants enjoy a high energy class that incorporates cardio, muscle strengthening, balance and stretching.

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  • 19 Apr
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    Limber Up

    Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 9:00am-10:00am

    Drop-in and 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.

  • 22 Apr
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    Chair Yoga

    Every Monday, Wednesday at 1:30pm-2:30pm

    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.

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  • 19 Apr
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    Every Tuesday at 9:30am-11:15am
    Every Friday at 10:00am-11:30am

    This class is open to members only, 10 classes for $60.
    This ancient form of low-impact exercise, taught by accredited instructors, improves circulation, strength, flexibility, and posture, all while reducing stress.
    Call Next or stop by the office for more information or to register.

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  • 20 Apr
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    Saturday at the Barre

    Every Saturday at 11:00am-11:50am

    Instructor, Karen Lutz E-YRT
    Low impact, stretching and core strengthening.

    This yoga inspired barre class will begin with gentle stretching, and a focus on breathing. We will move to the barre and continue into gentle stretches, and balance positions.Instructor: Karen Lutz, E-RYT. The sessions will end seated in the chair to wind down the practice, and end with 5 minutes of
    seated meditation. First try complimentary.

    Sold in 10 class packs - does not need to be used consecutive weeks. 

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  • 19 Apr
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    Next Bowling League

    Every Friday at 10:00am-1:00pm

    Fridays, 10 am – September – May
    Cost: $6 includes three games, shoes, and coffee.
    Bowlers meet weekly each Friday morning.

    Location: Hartfield Lanes, 3490 W. 12 Mile Road, Berkley. Drop - in any Friday.
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  • 18 Apr
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    Mat Yoga

    Every Tuesday, Thursday at 4:30pm-5:30pm

    A gentle and adaptable yoga session on the mat for beginners or those who have been practicing. Instructor Karen Lutz, E-YRT, will focus on breathing, gentle yoga moves and postures that will help improve core strength, balance and flexibility. Each session will begin and end with a few minutes of meditation. Please bring a yoga mat and water.

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  • 18 Apr
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    Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 4:30pm-8:00pm
    Every Monday, Thursday at 12:30pm-12:00am
    Every Saturday at 9:00am-2:00pm

    Membership required

    Mondays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 2:15 pm
    Mondays through Thursdays from 4:30 to 8:00 pm
    Saturdays from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

    Please Note Schedule Change: The first Saturday of the month from 9:00-10:30 is reserved for beginners with skills & drills mini-clinics.

    Pickleball is an exciting sport, described as a combination of ping-pong, tennis, and badminton. This game is played on a badminton-sized court and is easy enough for a beginner, yet challenging enough for the advanced.


  • 18 Apr
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    Slow Flow Yoga - New!

    Every Tuesday, Thursday at 1:00pm-2:05pm

    Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00- 1:50 pm

    Yoga Instructor, Jan Chaney will bring strength and balance into your life. Let your breath guide you through a series of postures. All levels welcome. Bring a mat, towel and water to class.

    This class is geared toward the physically active senior; new (or experienced) to yoga. Let your breath guide you safely through a series of traditional grounded and flowing postures.

    These are drop in classes- runs weekly


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  • 20 Apr
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    New! Yoga for Well-Being

    Every Saturday at 10:00am-10:45am

    Yoga Instructor, Karen Lutz, E-RYT, will teach you how to link your breathing to your movements as you fl ow through the postures. Feel your body expand and become stronger. You must be able to transition up and down on a yoga mat. All levels are welcome.

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  • 24 Apr
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    Tennis League – Mixed Doubles

    Every Wednesday at 2:30pm-4:00pm

    Meets September – May  

    Wednesdays 2:30- 4:00 pm
    and now Fridays 2:00-4:00 pm

    This league is looking for both men and women to join. All ability levels are welcome

    Location: Birmingham Racquet Club, 2100 E. Lincoln Rd. Birmingham 48009
    Contact: David Young
  • 8Jan
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    Small Group Personal Training Series

    Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 2:00pm

    Tuesdays from 2:00 to 3:00 pm
    Series 1: May 2, 9, 16 and 23
    Series 2: June 6, 13, 20 and 27

    Need a little personal help in reaching your fitness goals, but still enjoy a group class? This group of highly motivated members, along with AFAA certified instructor, Lori Harbour, will help you improve your health, strength, energy and stamina in a fun and lively environment. Parts of the class may be held outside, weather permitting. (4 student minimum, 6 student maximum)

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  • 4Mar
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    Line Dancing - New Format!

    Monday, March 4, 2019 at 10:00am

    Series 1: May 6, 13, 20 and June 3
    Series 2: June 10, 17, 24 and July 1

    Cost 4-week series: $28 members / $33 non-members
    Series 2: April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    Cost 5-week series: $35 members / $40 non-members
    Walk-ins welcome for $8 per class

    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. Check out her website at
    Please bring a water bottle and wear comfortable shoes.


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  • 5Mar
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    Strength & Balance

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 11:30pm

    Series 1: March 5, 12, 19 and April 2
    Series 2: April 9, 16, 23 and 30

    Join Lori Harbour, Certifi ed AFAA instructor and Older Adult Specialist, to develop greater strength and stability. With this class, you will recognize improvements in coordination, mobility and posture. This will result in fewer injuries and greater stability as you age, which can help prevent falls and keep you strong and independent. Must be comfortable standing from seated position and standing in 5-minute increments. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring water.

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  • 24 Apr
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    Core Strength & Foundation Training- Next Level!

    Every Wednesday at 5:30pm-6:15pm

    Series 1: March 6, 13, 27
    Cost 3-class series: $45 members / $50 non-members
    Series 2: April 3, 10, 17, 24
    Cost 4-class series: $60 members / $65 non-members

    A strong, flexible core underpins almost everything we do and provides a sturdy central link between the upper and lower body. Whether you are looking to tighten your abs, prevent back injury, or add power to daily pursuits, this class will make you a stronger YOU! Lori Harbour, Certified AFAA instructor, will introduce Foundation Method™ techniques as part of this class.

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  • 6Mar
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    Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 6:30pm

    Series 1: March 6, 13, 27
    Cost 3-class series: $23 members / $28 non-members

    Series 2: April 3, 10, 17, 24
    Cost 4-class series: $35 members / $40 non-members

    Choose 5 drop-in classes from either series:
    $50 members / $55 non-members

    Lori Harbour leads this new class to help women increase their strength and overall fi tness. Join her for this high intensity strength training and cardio combo class. Participants must be able to move easily from standing to kneeling to fl oor positions. Bring a yoga mat and water and be ready to SWEAT!

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  • 7May
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    Matter of Balance

    Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 10:00am

    Cost: Complimentary - For more information or to register, call Area Agency on Aging 1-B at 833-262-2200 or email them at

    Area Agency on Aging 1-B instructors will lead this class at Next, which emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable; set realistic goals to increase activity; change their environment to reduce fall risk factors; how to get up safely after a fall; and exercise to increase strength and balance.

  • 7May
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    New! Step, Strength, & Stretch

    Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 11:30am

    Tuesdays from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
    Series 1: May 7, 14, 21 and 28
    Series 2: June 4, 11, 18 and 25

    Join Lori Harbour, Certified AFAA Instructor, in this class that incorporates walking/running on the Seaholm track, strength at the Next FitPark and stretching. Rain or shine, meet in Room 3 and then move outside. May be held indoors if needed.

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  • 8May
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    New! Get Fit & Have Fun Hula Hooping!

    Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 3:00pm

    Hoop-Making Class
    Wednesday, May 8 at 3:00 pm
    You and fellow Next Hoopers will use everyday materials to make your very own custom fitted hoop for hula hooping. Whether you register for the classes or not, join us to create a hoop that will fit your body and ability level. Materials and instruction provided by instructor. Have all your hooping questions answered by instructor Danielle Odette.

    Waist Hooping Classes
    Wednesdays, May 15, 22, 29 and June 5 at 3:00 pm
    Hooping is a fun way to work out, build coordination, confidence, community, and remove self-limiting beliefs. Not only is waist hooping fun, but it can also help you burn calories, shed fat and tone your muscles for a slim waist. Join instructor Danielle Odette for this latest addition to Next Fitness. Class may be held outdoors if weather permits. Class size is limited. Hoop Making Class not required for participation.

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  • 10Jun
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    2019 Golf Classic to Benefit Next

    Monday, June 10, 2019 at 1:00pm

    2018 Golf Classic to Benefit Next will be held June10th at Lincoln Hills. Registration begins at 1:00 pm along with a preview of the amazing silent auction and the putting contest. Nine hole shotgun start with cart at 2:00 pm with a scramble format complete with contests. Prizes for the first place team, longest drive, closest to the pin, and don’t miss out - the Hole in One prize is a brand new Ford Mustang compliments of The Brice Group - Morgan Stanley! Golf will be followed by drinks and appetizers in the club house where the silent auction will be open for bidding - Look for rounds of golf at highly sought after area courses such as Oakland Hills South Course, Pine Lake Country Club, restaurant certificates and items perfect for father’s day. Dinner will be served under the pavilion at the top of the course when contest winners are announced!

    Thank you to our 2019 Tournament Sponsor : Thorton and Grooms and to our growing list of 2019 Golf Classic sponsors:

    The Somerset Collection
    Samaritas Senior Living
    Desmond & Sons
    Blue Cross & Blue Shield
    The Bladwin House
    Mills Pharmacy
    The Brice Group Morgan Stanley
    Affordable Home Care
    Assured Nursing Services
    Henry Ford Village
    Dr. Zamler DDS
    The Law Firm of Pugh Moak
    Hinderliter Hearing Services
    Pat Meyers

    Location: Lincoln Hills Golf Course
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  • Next Meeting

    Men's Softball - Two teams to choose from!

    Every (all day)

    Two men’s softball teams are being formed for the season from May through early August.

    One team is in a 55+ league that plays Monday and Wednesday mornings. This league consists of teams from Oxford, Clarkston, and Rochester in addition to the Birmingham Next team. If you are interested, please email Joe Cunnings at

    The second team plays in the 50+ Troy Recreation softball league that plays on Thursday evenings. If you are interested in this option, please email Stuart Jeffares at