Indoor Winter Walk for Boomers and Seniors


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Posted Online: Nov. 28, 2012, 11:58 am
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Press release submitted by city of Bettendorf



BETTENDORF: Need an indoor walking alternative during winter? Come and Winter Walk at the Life Fitness Center! For a special monthly fee of $35 or for a daily drop-in fee of $4, those 50+ can come to the Life Fitness Center and walk the eighth of a mile indoor track. This special activity time will be offered Mon-Fri between 10:00am and 3:00pm during the months of Dec., Jan., Feb. and March. This is an unsupervised activity time, but there will be an informational table for participants and you will be able to track your mileage. Avoid the cold wind chills and icy sidewalks; join us at the Life Fitness Center for Winter Walk. Space is limited, sign up today! The Life Fitness Center is located at 2222 Middle Road, Bettendorf, or call 563-344-4119.

















 



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