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18 May 2016

11th Annual Fireworks Racquetball Shootout

Our 11th Annual Fireworks Racquetball Shootout is coming up! Join us June 18th for a fun one-day racquetball shootout! Divisions include men, women, mixed, juniors, singles and doubles. Tournament: 11th Annual Fireworks Racquetball Shootout Tournament Director: Mike Wedel Date: June 18, 2016 Time:  9:00am – 8:00pm Price: Check the tournament website for more information on pricing! Location: The Athletic Club Register: Register online HERE Our own Courtside Fresh Grill & Bar will be open for breakfast that morning! You can also enjoy yummy food & refreshing drinks all day long!
16 May 2016

Kansas City Handball History

Kansas City is rich with history and active participation in performing arts, visual arts, politics, and, of course, food. Additionally, Kansas City’s got some pretty fantastic athletes and other athletic notables in sports like Football, Baseball, Track and Field, and basketball. However, it would be to many local’s surprise, lesser-known sports like Handball, Racquetball, and Squash also have deep roots in the Heart of America. Handball, also called “American Handball” and “Wall Ball”, is most regularly played indoors with 3-4 walls and outdoors with 1-3 walls. Although Handball history is thought to date back as early as ancient times, the sport as we know it today was first documented in Europe during the 1400s. Irish immigrants are attributed for being...
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27 Apr 2016

New Overland Park Group Fitness Instructor

Meet our new Overland Park group fitness instructor, Katie Metzger! Katie moved to Kansas City in 2005 to attend the University of Missouri, Kansas City from which she graduated with a BFA in Dance with an emphasis in ballet and modern. Throughout her dance career Katie has worked with many companies including the Slaughter Project, Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company, and Quixotic. She is currently a dancer, choreographer, and the Rehearsal Director for Kacico Dance. Fitness holds a large place in Katie’s heart. “I have always been an avid gym and fitness participant. After the birth of my daughter in 2010, I decided to broaden my teaching skills to include both dance and fitness classes. I have taught a wide variety of...
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26 Apr 2016

Group and Private Swimming Lessons Summer 2016

Swimming Lessons with Rochelle Summer 2016 Schedule I am pleased to offer group swim lessons for ages 3-12 years in addition to private lessons at The Athletic Club of Overland Park. Class sizes are limited to 4 participants for younger levels and 5 participants for more experienced swimmers this is to insure the most quality instruction. Sessions   Prices Monday-Thursday (8 lessons) $90 Tuesday & Thursday (4 lessons) $45 Private Lessons start at $30 per session For more information or to register for a session contact Rochelle Hartstrom at [email protected] Learn to Swim Levels   -Rochelle Hartstrom
18 Apr 2016

New Group Fitness Classes at The Athletic Club!

By popular demand, we have added more Kickboxing classes to accommodate more members! Tuesdays: 4:30 – 5:30 PM & 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, with Razak Thursdays: 4:30 – 5:30 PM & 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, with Razak In addition, we are adding a new format- Insanity! Fridays: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, with Katie  
24 Mar 2016

Early Morning Kansas City Group Fitness Class

Why should you check out an early morning Kansas City group fitness class? There are lots of reasons but here are just a few! You get it out of the way. You don’t have to worry about it all day because it’s already done. You might find they are less crowded in the morning! You will have more time to spend with loved ones because your evenings are free. You will be less inclined to skip a class because you won’t have as many obstacles in your way. Not only that, but here are a few reasons people who wake up early can have happier, healthier lives! You could have an advantage in the workplace- you’ll be more focused and better at...
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11 Mar 2016

Healthy Items at Kansas City Gym’s Cafe

We all know Kansas City Gym, The Athletic Club, offers a great atmosphere and facility to get your workout in. What you might not know is our very own Courtside Fresh Grill & Bar offers a number of healthy pre or post-workout food options! Fresh salads- Choose from options like grilled chicken, seasonal, and cobb salads for a yummy take on your typical salad! Smoothies- We make smoothies with fresh ingredients to your liking! You can choose from a number of fresh fruits, spinach, nut butter, almond milk, orange juice, and your choice of protein flavor. Hummus plate- Try our hummus plate with fresh veggies and delicious hummus. Soups- Mollie makes fresh, 100% homemade soups on Tuesdays & Thursdays. She...
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10 Mar 2016

Wine at Overland Park Gym!

Not only is Overland Park gym, the Athletic Club a great place to work out, Courtside Fresh Grill & Bar also features a fantastic selection of wines! Take a look at some of the great wines we have to offer! Aubrey Vineyards is a family owned and operated winery and vineyard, from south Overland Park, Kansas. They are working diligently to help revive the wine industry that once flourished in the Overland Park area during the 19th century. Their small batches of premium, hand-crafted wine captures this native, pioneering spirit. Aubrey Vineyards invites local wine drinkers to experience modern Midwestern wine making at its best. Aubrey Vineyards wines available at Overland Park gym, The Athletic Club: Apple Wine Chardonnay Cabernet Sauvignon...
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