Water aerobics classes begin July 13

NEWTON, N.C.  – The Newton Parks and Recreation Department will soon offer water aerobics classes on Monday and Wednesday evenings.

The classes will be 6:30-7:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday from July 13-Aug. 12 at the swimming pool at the Newton Recreation Center, 23 South Brady Ave. The classes are open to participants 16 and older. Cost to participants $3 per class.

Each class will offer non-weight-bearing exercises to improve muscular endurance, core strength, endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular conditioning. The classes, which are great exercise for pregnant women, will help participants burn calories while keeping the body cool in a fun environment.

For more information, call the Newton Parks and Recreation Department at 828-695-4317 or visit