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17 Sep 2013

Kansas City Racquetball Sports Highlight

The 13th annual Ghost of Georgetown IRT Kansas City racquetball tournament was held at the Athletic Club September 12-15. Over 140 players from all around the world competed for 1stplace. Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico City, and Canada all had players representing their country. Skill and age ranged from C level to pro, 11 years old to seniors 60+. Records were destroyed this year but not the records that were expected! Kane Waselenchuk has dominated the Pro racquetball circuit for 5 years and was scheduled to destroy Cliff Swain’s previous record of 70 straight wins on Sunday. Kane lost in the semi-finals in 4 games to 5th seeded Jose Rojas. The skill and athleticism of both players was on full display the...
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7 Sep 2013

Enduring Life’s Storms from Overland Park Social Club

Enduring Life’s Storms from Overland Park Social Club: Living in the mid-western, I grew up enduring many of “Mother Nature’s” storms. When I was four or five, my grandfather noticed how fearful I was during a severe thunder and lightning storm. He gently took my hand and suggested we go “watch the show” then walked me to the front porch where we took a seat on the porch swing. My tiny hand in my dear grandfather’s large, warm hand reassured me I would be safe, even during the storm. One of the things I loved about growing up was hanging out on our covered front porch with family and friends. A wooden swing, held by a linked chain, hung from...
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7 Sep 2013

A Social Club Near Corporate Woods: Athletic Club of Overland Park is More Than Meets the Eye

The Athletic Club of Overland Park offers its members more than a gym, it provides them with a community. Although we promote fitness and healthy living a large portion of the staff’s time is devoted to making sure that the Athletic Club is a social club near Corporate Woods as much as a fitness center. Members of the Athletic club are extremely proud of the social club that their strong friendships and overall sense of community have created. Many members love to spend time relaxing in our Courtside Bar and Grill. On any given day members can be found in the grill enjoying great food while reading, doing puzzles, playing cards, and (of course) socializing. To perpetuate the social environment...
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7 Sep 2013

Success at Overland Park Gym

Jim Detar joined Overland Park gym,  The Athletic Club in 2010 through his company’s Wellness Program. The membership rate was so appealing he decided to make the change from his workplace gym where he had been doing cardio exercise. He enjoyed the personal aspect of the club. He said even now he feels like the atmosphere is much more friendly. The staff, trainers, and members seem to genuinely care about those working out around them. Upon joining he was set up with a personal trainer to go over general exercises on weight machines and the weight room. The trainer asked his goals. His original goal was to be stronger. He began working with a trainer 1x a week for 3...
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31 Aug 2013

Overland Park Kickboxing at the Athletic Club

Kickbox Combo, the Athletic Club’s very own Overland Park kickboxing group fitness class is offered on Mondays at 12 pm, Tuesdays at 5:30 pm, and Fridays at 12 pm in time installments that range from an forty-five minutes to an hour. Our Kickbox combo class unites kickboxing, plyometrics, and rope skipping in a dynamic combination throughout a variety of changing, challenging intervals. The class also includes rousing equipment, such as heavy bags, mitts, kettle bells, track, stairs, and cycle bikes. One thing members don’t have to worry about in this class is getting bored. This class at the Athletic Club is exciting and fun. However in addition to the thrilling aspect of our combo class, kickboxing works wonders for your...
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7 Aug 2013

Volleyball League in Overland Park

After a long summer break, it’s time to get out the kneepads again and come play in the volleyball league in Overland Park in the air-conditioned comfort of The Athletic Club!! Click Here to View Our Flyer That’s right, coed volleyball league in Overland Park is officially starting up again at the Athletic Club. We will be playing games at the A and B level, as we did not have enough players to sign up for the recreational C level. The volleyball league in Overland Park starts Wednesday, September 4 and will continue on every Wednesday with the exception of Wednesday, September 11. A summer Olympic sport since 1964, the volleyball league in Overland Park at the Athletic Club is...
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6 Aug 2013

Fitness in Kansas is Fun at the Athletic Club of Overland Park

The Athletic Club of Overland Park can help you reach your ideal level of fitness in Kansas. Getting to your ideal level of fitness in Kansas has never been easier thanks to the many resources offered to members at the athletic club of Overland Park. Getting fit is almost effortless at the Athletic Club of Overland Park because of one main reason: we give you options! Just as each person is different, every person has a different area they need “training” in in order to reach their ideal level of fit. &nbsp; <ul> 1. <a href=”http://athleticcluboverlandpark.com/index.php/personal-training/”>Personal Trainer</a>: Some members need guidance in their exercise, to accommodate them the Athletic Club of Overland Park offers a variety of personal training options....
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2 Aug 2013

Kansas’ Largest Table Tennis Group

The Athletic Club hosts the state’s largest Table Tennis Club with nearly 70 people attending organized practices 3 times a week. The club boasts several national level champions ranging from the Senior Division down to 10 years and under division. Club organizers Parviz Mojaverian, Vladimir Altman, and Dinu Varghese all hold national championship titles in their respective age and skill divisions. Other national and state level champions in the group include Jeff Johnston who holds the 40+ championship and Lavania M. holds second place in 10 year and under division table tennis. She trains regularly and is considered an Olympic hopeful. The Athletic Club is a USATT sanctioned facility and holds 3 tournaments a year. Table tennis is a wonderful...
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2 Aug 2013

Why It’s Great Missouri to Join the Athletic Club!

It’s never been easier in Missouri to join the Athletic Club of Overland Park! The Athletic Club of Overland Park is proud that it is able to welcome new members into our community every single day. When you join the Athletic Club of Overland Park you are not just joining a gym. You are joining a community, a group of friends, and a family. The Athletic Club’s Courtside Café is just one of the many areas of the club where members gather and spend quality time together. In this area of the club members develop strong relationships with the Athletic Club staff and with fellow members. On any given day stepping into the Courtside Café reveals members playing cards, eating...
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1 Aug 2013

Best Business by College Boulevard

Few streets are home to more businesses than College Boulevard in Overland Park, Kansas. The Athletic Club of Overland Park is just one of the many local businesses thriving near this location. At the Athletic Club of Overland Park we are proud that our small business doesn’t just offer our customer’s goods and services, it provides our members with a sense of community. Right here by College Boulevard the Athletic Club of Overland Park is giving its members so much more than a gym. With community events (like our Key Lime Party coming up on August third) and a staff that has personal relationships with its members and an invested interest in their success, it is easy to see how...
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