Topic: Fitness

Katie Aiello Joins Island Rec as New Recreation Specialist

Written on May 12, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From Island Rec… Island Rec is pleased to wel­come Katie Aiel­lo as its new recre­ation spe­cial­ist. Katie will pri­mar­i­ly be orga­niz­ing sports, fit­ness and out­door pro­gram­ming. After spend­ing the last 10 sum­mers on San Juan Island, she is hap­py to now call it her per­ma­nent home. Katie is orig­i­nal­ly from Cal­i­for­nia but has also lived  Con­tin­ue Reading

Studio JAMM Offers Dance-Centric In-person Workout Classes

Written on April 23, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From Stu­dio JAMM Stu­dio JAMM is start­ing a new ses­sion of fit­ness class­es in May. Reserve your spot today as we are lim­it­ing our class size to stay with­in the rec­om­mend­ed safe­ty guide­lines. Zum­ba class­es will be 9:30–10:30 a.m., Mon­days and Wednes­days, May 3‑June 23. The price is $128 for 16 class­es. We have a fab­u­lous new  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Rec Offers Online Fitness Classes

Written on December 18, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By Island Rec Adult online fit­ness class­es are open for reg­is­tra­tion. Sign up for the whole month of Jan­u­ary, or a drop-in option is also avail­able. To reg­is­ter, vis­it Fit and Over 50 (On-Demand) Try a safe, heart-healthy exer­cise class to ener­gize your active lifestyle from the com­fort of your own home with Jacque­lyn Reiff.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Statewide COVID-19 Restrictions Last Four Weeks

Written on November 15, 2020 at 3:53 pm, by

Most Restric­tions Start Nov. 16; For Restau­rants, Nov. 18 By Wash­ing­ton’s Governor’s Office On Sun­day, Nov. 15, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a four-week statewide set of restric­tions in response to the recent rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus in Wash­ing­ton and across the coun­try. The new restric­tions come as Wash­ing­ton sees con­sis­tent increas­ing dai­ly case counts,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Zylstra Lake: Fall Trail Times 2020

Written on October 29, 2020 at 5:45 am, by

Thanks to the coop­er­a­tion of the Land Bank and the San Juan Preser­va­tion Trust we now have a beau­ti­ful new and his­toric pub­lic land to explore. On Sep­tem­ber 26th, Nation­al Pub­lic Lands Day, 5 years of nego­ti­a­tions and plan­ning came to fruition when the 285-acre Zyl­stra Lake Pre­serve on San Juan Island offi­cial­ly opened part  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Rec Offers Youth Afternoon Recess, Skate Night

Written on October 19, 2020 at 8:50 pm, by

By Island Rec Island Rec has great new in-per­­son offer­ings for youth this fall! Join us, start­ing Oct. 20 for, after­noon recess, for K‑5th grade. Get your wig­gles out at Linde Park after a full day of vir­tu­al learning.

Boo Boo is Offering Free Online Fitness Workout Classes

Written on April 2, 2020 at 11:50 am, by

Tan­ja Williamson sums it up like this: Hey there, I’m help­ing every­one’s favorite box­er keep islanders enter­tained AND healthy so they’ll be able to fit into their pre-pan­dem­ic clothes. If you haven’t already down­loaded zoom, DO IT! The work­outs are only 30 min­utes and even if you don’t do every move, you’ll def­i­nite­ly work your abdom­i­nal  Con­tin­ue Reading

From Stephanie Prima: Free Mindfulness and Qigong Training for COVID-19

Written on March 31, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

In this time of COVID-19 we’ve all received tons of emails from busi­ness­es offer­ing ‘tips’ to man­age the cri­sis that are sales pitch­es in dis­guise. But there is very lit­tle on how to deal with the anx­i­ety that comes with dai­ly changes and restric­tions. As a gift to our beloved com­mu­ni­ty, I have put togeth­er  Con­tin­ue Reading

Stairclimb Challenge Fundraiser

Written on February 13, 2020 at 5:43 am, by

San Juan Island Fire­fight­ers Par­tic­i­pate in Chal­leng­ing Fundrais­er to Fight Leukemia and Lym­phoma  FRIDAY HARBOR, WA — On Sat­ur­day, Feb­ru­ary 22, 2020 at Fri­day Har­bor Mar­ket­place from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., four San Juan Island Fire and Res­cue fire­fight­ers (SJIF&R) will be out in front of the store train­ing and rais­ing funds for the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Mindful Movement with The Studio SJI

Written on February 7, 2020 at 5:45 am, by

Join this new class from The Stu­dio! With a focus on our core val­ues, this class will build strength, flex­i­bil­i­ty, bal­ance & car­dio­vas­cu­lar endurance. We will fuse a unique com­bi­na­tion of Pilates, Barre, TRX, Yoga and Dance. Have fun with friends while mov­ing mind­ful­ly! This class is sched­uled for Fri­days, 9:45–10:45am, Feb­ru­ary 28 – April  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Rec: Barbell Pulse New Session Added

Written on February 7, 2020 at 5:44 am, by

This just in, Island Rec and SJI Fit­ness have decid­ed to offer a sec­ond ses­sion of Bar­bell Pulse this sea­son. This moti­vat­ing class is a full body work­out that uses 2.5, 5, and 10-pound plates on a bar and is set to music. The move­ments are proven to burn calo­ries and tone your bone build­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: Welcoming the New Year with Self Care Classes at The Mullis Center

Written on January 1, 2020 at 5:40 am, by

Island Senior is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Peg­gy Sue McRae… Whether the New Year brings with it a desire to counter the indul­gences of the hol­i­days or an ongo­ing inten­tion to retain and improve your health and well being, the Mullis Center’s reg­u­lar class­es; Gen­tle Yoga, Chair Yoga, both taught  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Rec – Barbell Pulse

Written on November 26, 2019 at 5:42 am, by

Start a new fit­ness class, taught by SJI Fit­ness instruc­tors, that focus­es on pos­i­tive­ly effec­tive mus­cle ton­ing and strength build­ing. This moti­vat­ing class is a full body work­out that uses 2.5, 5, and 10-pound plates set to music. The move­ments are proven to burn calo­ries and tone your bone build­ing mus­cle with max­i­miz­ing rep­e­ti­tion and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Old Military Road Trail

Written on July 11, 2019 at 5:05 pm, by

On June 13, a group of San Juan Islanders met with the Board of San Juan Island Park and Recre­ation Dis­trict (Island Rec) seek­ing to be rec­og­nized as an offi­cial com­mit­tee of Island Rec to explore the fea­si­bil­i­ty of cre­at­ing a new trail con­nect­ing the two camps of San Juan Island Nation­al His­tor­i­cal Park –  Con­tin­ue Reading

WSDOT Active Transportation Plan Survey

Written on April 21, 2019 at 10:25 am, by

Wash­ing­ton State Active Trans­porta­tion Plan Sur­vey Now Online The Wash­ing­ton State Active Trans­porta­tion Plan update needs you to con­nect peo­ple with the process. Tell your friends and neigh­bors, share links in social media, for­ward this notice to your con­tacts. The pub­lic opin­ion sur­vey is now avail­able online in Eng­lish, with oth­er lan­guages to be added as  Con­tin­ue Reading

Swim Lessons at SJI Fitness!

Written on February 10, 2019 at 5:20 am, by

Island Rec is excit­ed to offer anoth­er install­ment of Swim Lessons at SJI Fit­ness! The fun starts with a Mid-Win­ter Break Swim­ming Begin­ner Skills Class (Ages 5+) 3:30–4 pm Feb­ru­ary 18 through the 22nd. We also have class­es for vary­ing skills and ages that start Feb­ru­ary 25 such as Swim­ming Pre‑K Water Play (Ages 4–5), Swim­ming Inter­me­di­ate (Ages 7+),  Con­tin­ue Reading