The Bobcat Den houses a classroom just off of the lobby that accommodates a variety of fitness classes. Since its opening in 2015, The Bobcat Den provides fitness classes for all ages and skill levels.
Currently, pilates and yoga classes are offered during the day and early evening from Monday to Thursday. Interested individuals can purchase monthly package plans, or we offer a special drop-in rate for those who would like to try out a class. Read below for more information!
Prior to attending class and/or at the start of each semester, all individuals must sign and complete a registration form in Frontier Community College's Student Services Office. This rule applies to both packages and drop-ins.
First-time Students - Individuals need to complete a registration form in our office. Our staff is happy to assist you with registration in our Student Services Office (Building #1 on the campus map on page 2). Regular office hours are 7:30AM - 4:30PM, Monday-Friday.
Current Students - Individuals may register for classes in the Student Services or by calling 618-842-3711.
Pricing & Payments
$25 for 4 sessions
$40 for 8 sessions
$50 for unlimited sessions
$8 for one-time drop-in (may be used for up to three different classes; must purchase a package plan after using a drop-in)
Did you know? If you purchase the $40 or $50 package plan, you receive a free membership to The Bobcat Den’s fitness center! Not only can you use these packages to attend sessions of your favorite classes, but you may also use the fitness center’s amenities during regular hours of operation. Choose these package plans to receive the biggest bang for your buck!
Pilates - This exercise is a system of controlled movements that conditions the total body. The blend of strength and flexibility training improves posture, reduces stress, and creates long, lean muscles. The level II class incorporates more challenging poses into the routines.
Armchair Pilates - Designed for all ages and those who face physical challenges. This class includes seated and standing exercises, as well as mindful breathing techniques with a mild stretch for all muscle groups. Achieve the best “pain free” range possible with a goal to achieve flexibility training over time.
Yoga I - This beginner-level class focuses on basic poses, breathing, and alignment. Yoga is a program for physical moves designed to improve flexibility, physical strength, and stamina required for a healthy body and clear mind.
Yoga II - This moderately-paced class is appropriate for ongoing and advanced students. A mixed style class incorporates a flowing style as well as attention to alignment and technique. Students may make modifications to accommodate their skill level and needs.
Chair Yoga I, II, & III - Chair yoga provides a series of seated and standing poses with constant chair support. These exercises are designed to increase flexibility, balance, and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. Levels II and III are suitable for those who have chair yoga experience and are comfortable taking on challenging poses.
Yin Yoga - Yin yoga is a quiet, meditative practice suitable for students of all levels. Poses are held in stillness for 3-5 minutes, leaving you refreshed, renewed and restored. Exercises target connective tissues and energetic systems of the body, increasing balance and range of motion. Suitable for those who have mastered introductory yoga poses.
Total Body Workout - Set to upbeat music, individuals will use yoga stretches to warm up, weights to tone the upper body, and pilates-based moves to strengthen the core. This class burns calories with fun, low-impact dance moves!
Pilates/Mini Ball/Yoga - A series of safe floor exercises based on the pilates method. This class will explore the basic series of exercises upon which the entire pilates method is built. These include correct spine and pelvis alignment, breathing, concentration, core strength, and flexibility. Yoga is also incorporated.
Cardio - This aerobics class will energize your lifestyle using low-impact movements to build upper-body and core strength. Routines are safe for all fitness levels and incorporate yoga, aerobics, and tai-chi.