Adult Exercise Classes

The Verona Recreation Department offers a variety of exercise classes for adults of all ages.  It is never too late to improve your physical health, and the Rec Department has several fun classes to choose from. 
Biking 101 
Instructor: Laurie Tackett 
Explore the gravel and paved biking trails in and around Verona.  Meeting locations will change weekly.  Class is 90 minutes.  Required: bike, helmet, water, trail pass.

Walk Run Club

Instructor: Laurie Tackett
Kick of Spring by joining us for a walk/run or combo of both around the neighborhoods of Verona.  Warm-up 5 minutes, walk 1 minute-run 4 minutes for 35-40 minutes, core strength 5 minutes, stretch 5 minutes.  Wear comfortable clothes, good running shoes, and bring a yoga mat or towel and water.  Meet at the VAHS PAC entrance.

Tabata on the Track
Instructor: Laurie Tackett
Challenge yourself to a new workout!  Tabata features 20 second strength activity/10 seconds rest for 4-8 sets.  Class structure: warm-up, Tabata interval, walk 1/4 of the track, repeat, Tabata interval, twice around track.  Stretch.  Required: water, large towel or yoga mat.  Meet at VAHS track.

Trail Walk/Runs 
Instructor: Laurie Tackett 
Enjoy spring by exploring trails offered in and around Verona.  We go off the main streets and onto trails with 1 minute run/1 minute walks. Each class includes a warm-up, trail walk/run and stretch.  Meeting place varies each week.


Cassie Slaby
This class is made for all fitness levels and focuses on vinyasa flow mixing in some yin and restorative poses. Cassie hopes that you will find yourself inspired and also notice enhanced flexibility, strength and less stress with each class.  Location: Badger Ridge Step Room.

Instructor: Lindsay Pelletier
In this low impact class, we combine the benefits of both Yoga and Pilates in a meditative flow. Develop your core strength and stabilization through Pilates, and improve your flexibility, muscular strength, posture and alignment through yoga poses, breathing and relaxation. Bring your mat and water bottle. All ages and abilities welcome.

Click here to register online!

About our Instructors:
  • Laurie Tackett has a Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education and Corporate Fitness from UW-La Crosse.  Specializing in Community Health Education and Corporate Fitness, Laurie has been involved in the exercise and fitness industry for over 30 years.  She has completed three full triathlons and is an avid runner/walker.  Laurie loves anything to do with fitness and has a wealth of knowledge to share.  
  • Lindsay Pelletier is a certified ACE Personal Trainer and Pilates Instructor. She has taught since 2007 and currently teaches at her studio: Hometown Pilates. Fitness and movement have always been a part of her life and she is happy to share this joy with others. When she is not teaching, she enjoys gardening, hiking with her dog, and making jewelry. She lives with her son and husband in Verona. 
  • Cassie Slaby has been practicing yoga for a little over 2 years.  She recently received her 200 hour certification through Dragonfly Hot Yoga.