OFitness & Sports Center

FITNESS & SPORTS CENTER  

  


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Mon.-Fri. 4:45 a.m. to 9 p.m.   |   Sat./Sun. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Holidays 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. | learn about 24 hour access >>
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Bldg. 1548
phone
781-225-6630
781-225-6631

Hanscom's Fitness & Sports Center provides services, programs and state-of-the-art equipment toenhance and encourage your continuing commitment to your health and physical fitness. You'll find numerous amenities in our 50,000-square-foot facility, including an indoor running track, two gymnasiums, steam rooms, saunas, three aerobic rooms, a rock-climbing wall, a family/child workout area, group fitness classes, a "Fitness on Request" system and much more.

Free Wi-Fi is available in the cardio room.

Please hand-carry your workout shoes into the facility year round. Street shoes are not allowed on our exercise floors or equipment. See our attire policies >>

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Patrons must attend a 2-hour climbing class in order to use the climbing wall. Class held every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. >>

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Register for Fitness Access at the front desk and workout when it's convinient for you. Designated areas are available for use at any hour. Learn more >>

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Take part in one of our monthly fun runs. Entry is always free. Fun Runs are open to all DoD ID card holders. Find info for future runs on the calendar >>

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GROUP FITNESS CLASSES

Group fitness classes are between $3 to $7 and require a ticket to attend.Warrior Training classes are free for all ID cardholders. Some classes are free for those on the FIP program. Fitness on Request available when space is not previously reserved. Please call the Fitness Center or visit the front desk for more information.

Class Descriptions:

view the current class schedule >>

  • CARDIO HIP HOP | A dance-based cardio class designed to get you moving to a variety of hip hop songs. This class takes standard hi-low aerobics moves and sets them to the latest hip-hop music. All levels are welcome and encouraged to attend. In this class you will sweat out your stress with fun, hip hop moves. You’ll use dance to strengthen your body all while having lots of fun!
  • CYCLE | Coaching and instruction guides students through a low-impact cardio work out on a special type of stationary cycle. Each rider can work at their own level to meet their fitness goals and have fun. Routines are choreographed to music to motivate and focus students on a fun, flexible cardio work out. Class begins with a warm-up and upper body stretching on the bike. The core of the session is a cycle profile which simulates flat roads and hills to achieve your fitness objectives. Because of the format and flexibility of indoor cycling, participants with all levels of fitness will meet their goals. No one is ever left behind – it’s not about competition. Class ends with a specific cool down and stretching both on and off the bike. New students: Please arrive 15 minutes early for bike setup instruction. Bring a water bottle and towel. Wear comfortable shorts with long legs. Stiff-soled shoes work best (biking or cross trainers), but any shoe will suffice.
  • FITNESS ON REQUEST | Fitness On Request allows our facility to offer group X classes all day on our 135" projector screen, every day in a convenient and fun way. Availability of Fitness on Request subject to change based on Active Duty PT (or private group) reservations. Please check with the Front Desk for current availability.
  • FLOW YOGA | This one hour Flow Yoga class is rooted in breath-synchronized movements. Although this yoga class is designed to provide you with a challenging physical-cardio workout, the benefits of this practice will also help you to reduce stress, relax your mind, and improve your mood. Modifications to postures will be available making this class accessible to both new and experienced yoga students. It's a perfect and efficient workout to help you heal from injuries and keep you injury free, stress free and fit! The facility will have several yoga mats. Bring your own yoga mat if you have have one, a towel, and a water bottle to stay hydrated. Expect to move and breathe smoothly from one pose to another and sweat. Arrive 5-10 minutes prior to start of class to sign in and prepare for the class.
  • PILATES BODY SCULPT | Target all muscle groups while experiencing a balanced fitness class that will help you in all your fitness and everyday needs. Moves include benefits for all levels beginner to advanced. Every class will be a little different as we will mix it up to keep those muscles and your body at its best.
  • SEIDOKAN KARATE | Traditional Okinawan Karate focuses on self-discipline, self-defense and fitness in a structured traditional Okinawan karate environment that is geared towards developing mind and body. Once per quarter belt testing shall occur outside of class time.
  • TOTAL BODY CARDO WEIGHTS | Increase your strength and endurance for all sports and activities in life through a combination of cardio and weight activities. Target all the major muscle groups. You control the weights and exertion.
  • TURBULENCE TRAINING | This class offers fast paced resistance training for all levels. 
  • WARRIOR TRAINING | Prepares all types of athletes for the unknown and the unknowable--Life and General Physical Preparedness, expert coaching through nutrition, metabolic conditioning, gymnastics and weight lifting. Five day on-ramp (introductory course) required. Visit HanscomWarriorTraining.org* for schedule and more details.
  • YOGA/PILATES | Introduce yourself to Yoga classes that incorporate fundamental Pilates principles. Become stronger and increase flexibility.
  • ZUMBA® | Combines Latin and international music with popular Latin and international dances to create an exhilarating, high-energy and calorie-burning dance fitness party that makes for a fun and effective workout. Join the Party! High energy, motivating and fun. Dance your way into fitness!
*The appearance of third party websites does not constitute endorsement by the 66th Force Support Squadron, the United States Air Force or the Department of Defense, of the external website, or the information, products or services contained therein. No federal endorsement of advertisers intended. The 66th Force Support Squadron does not control the content of these outside websites.

Interested in Beginner Running, Cycle or another group fitness class? Stop by the Fitness & Sports Center front desk for details and how to sign up.

Ask about Fitness Improvement Program (FIP) Running Improvement: We'll assess your current running program and help develop a safe, sustainable running program aimed at meeting (realistic) fitness goals: "Where are you now? Where do you want to be? When do you want to be there?" "Build Base, Learn Pace, Execute Race"

Class Schedule:

Group fitness classes are between $3 to $7 and require a ticket to attend.Warrior Training classes are free for all ID cardholders. Some classes are free for those on the FIP program. Fitness on Request available when space is not previously reserved. Please call the Fitness Center or visit the front desk for more information.

schedule updated April 26, 2016

  • MONDAYS:
    • 6:15 a.m. | Warrior Training 1 hour
    • 8:30 a.m. | Total Body Cardio Weights with Delinda 1 hour
    • 4:30 p.m. | Karate with Lloyd 1.5 hours
    • 4:30 p.m. | Flow Yoga with Steve 1 hour
    • 4:30 p.m. | Warrior Training 1 hour
    • 5:30 p.m. | Warrior Training 1 hour
    • 6:30 p.m. | Zumba® with Shirley 1 hour
  • TUESDAYS:
    • 5:45 a.m. | Cycle with Sheryl 50 minutes
    • 6:15 a.m. | Warrior Training 1 hour
    • 11:30 a.m. | Pilates Body Sculpt with Lori 1 hour
    • 4:30 p.m. | Warrior Training 1 hour
    • 5:30 p.m. | Warrior Training 1 hour
    • 7 p.m. | Turbulence Training with Leslie 1 hour
  • WEDNESDAYS:
    • 6:15 a.m. | Warrior Training 1 hour
    • 11:30 a.m. | Yoga/Pilates 1 hour
    • 4:30 p.m. | Karate with Lloyd 1.5 hours
    • 4:30 p.m. | Flow Yoga with Steve 1 hour
    • 4:30 p.m. | Warrior Training 1 hour
    • 5:30 p.m. | Warrior Training 1 hour
    • 6:30 p.m. | Zumba® with Shirley 1 hour
  • THURSDAYS:
    • 5:45 a.m. | Cycle with Sheryl 50 minutes
    • 6:15 a.m. | Warrior Training 1 hour
    • 8:30 a.m. | Total Body Cardio Weights with Delinda 1 hour
    • 4:30 p.m. | Warrior Training 1 hour
    • 5:00 p.m. | Yoga with Dana 1 hour
    • 5:30 p.m. | Warrior Training 1 hour
    • 6:30 p.m. | Cardio Hip Hop with Shirley 1 hour
    • 7 p.m. | Turbulence Training with Leslie 1 hour
  • FRIDAYS:
    • 6:15 a.m. | Warrior Training 1 hour
    • 4:30 p.m. | Warrior Training 1 hour
    • 5:30 p.m. | Warrior Training 1 hour

CLIMBING WALL

open during normal business hours | special family hours: Saturdays, 8-10 a.m.

Patrons must attend a 2-hour climbing class in order to use the climbing wall. Class held every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

The class will teach you belay, knottying and basic climbing techniques. It also will certify you on this wall to be able to climb without an instructor present. Children must be accompanied by a parent to participate in the class and parent must also be certified on the wall for the children to climb it.

Sign up at the front desk. Limit 6 slots per evening session.

WALL RULES:

  • Must take certification class to use the wall
  • Climb during designated hours
  • No watches/jewelry
  • No street shoes (carry in your shoes)
  • Mark harness & rope usage in climbing book
  • If you use your own harness, sign the harness waiver in the climbing book
  • If you are a contractor you must sign the contractor waiver in the climbing book to climb
  • No bouldering or unroped soloing (use the auto-belays or a belayer at all times)

ROUTE GRADES:

  • Routes in this gym are graded on the Yosemite decimal scale, which rates roped rock climbs from 5.1 to 5.15a.
  • If you are climbing a route in this gym, follow a single color of tape up the wall using only those holds marked with tape and ANY of the features on the grey wall. The grade for that route will be marked on a lower piece of tape.

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

  • Fitness Orientations
    We can provide an individualized fitness program based on your goals and time available to work out.
  • H-O-R-S-E Tournament | Every Friday at 5 p.m.
    Show off your basketball skills at the Fitness & Sports Center H.O.R.S.E. tournament. Match your competition shot-for-shot and you could be the last person standing! Each week's champion will have their name and picture posted in the Fitness & Sports Center and must come back each week to defend their title.
  • Intramural Sports Preseason Conditioning Program
    Preparing to participate in intramural sports? We can help you set up an 8-week preseason fitness program tailored to your individual needs.
  • Personal Training learn more >>
  • Presidential Active Lifestyle Award
    Accumulate fitness points and win an award!
  • Raquetball Instruction learn more >>
  • Tennis Instruction learn more >>
  • Tennis ball machine for rent
    Serves up to 95 mph. $7 per half hour, $12 per hour. Club card users receive a 10% discount. Reservations are required, and may be made up to 24 hours in advance.
  • Tennis & Racquetball Courts
    We have three racquetball courts, two outdoor tennis courts and a tennis bubble with two courts. Free Pickleball, Racquetball, Ping Pong, and Tennis equipment rentals are available. Equipment and court reservations must be made at least one day in advance of desired playtime. Interested in a league or finding other patrons to play with? Stop by the Front Desk for more details!
  • Wall of Fame Powerlifting Competition
    Enter the competition in one of eight weight groups; male and female divisions offered. One rep max is measured in the bench press, deadlift and squat exercises. Results are displayed on the wall outside of the weight room.

24 HOUR FITNESS ACCESS

Eligible patrons for Fitness Access currently include:

  • Active Duty Military and their family members (18 years of age and older)
  • Reservists
  • DoD Civilians (including NAF employees)
  • Retirees
  • National Guard and Reserve Personnel

Patrons interested in registering should read and complete the Statement of Understanding (SOU).

Completed forms can be delivered to the Fitness Center's front desk staff. Patrons will be provided with a provide a brief orientation. SOU forms are also be available at the Fitness Center's front desk.

Designated areas that are available for use during Fitness Access include:

  • The cardiovascular room
  • The main gym
  • The upstairs stretching area
  • The upstairs track
  • The two Resiliency Center locker rooms

ATTIRE POLICIES

APPROPRIATE CUSTOMER ATTIRE
Appropriate clothing must be worn to maintain a proper image in a military and family fitness facility. Attire must be conservative and modest in nature. Obscene/offensive language or graphics are prohibited.
Military utility uniforms are authorized to be worn during workouts and members may remove their utility uniform coat (shirt); however, t-shirts must be worn.

ATHLETIC-TYPE SHOES
Only court shoes with non-marking soles will be worn on hardwood floors; boots are not authorized on treadmills or hardwood floors. Casual slacks/shorts and jeans are considered non-exercise attire and are not to be worn. IN ORDER TO HELP US KEEP THE FACILITY CLEAN, PLEASE HAND CARRY YOUR WORKOUT SHOES INTO THE FACILITY.

DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS
Garments made of plastic, rubber, nylon, etc. that are specifically designed to increase the amount of perspiration (including an increased risk of dehydration and heat illness), are not authorized in any fitness facility, to include outdoor running tracks and fields. CUSTOMERS NOT WEARING PROPER ATTIRE WILL BE ASKED TO CHANGE INTO APPROPRIATE EXERCISE CLOTHING OR LEAVE THE FACILITY.

Disclaimer: The following links to third-party sites are for reference only. The Air Force does not sponsor or endorse these sites. Links are not controlled by Hanscom Air Force Base. Hanscom AFB is not responsible for their content or accessibility; some use Flash or other technologies that may not render properly on DoD computers.

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