Lift weights, use cardio equipment, take a group exercise class and walk laps around the indoor track at Firstenburg’s Fitness Center.
7,000+ pounds of free weights in the 3,400 square foot Nautilus Fitness Center
Wheelchair-accessible arm ergometer and recumbent stepper
20 Schwinn Cycle Bikes
Nautilus Nitro Plus, Precor and plate-loaded weight machines and a variety of benches
Six flat-screen TVs with personal sound receivers
Commercial-free digital music to help the time go by more quickly while you workout
Indoor walking track overlooking the gymnasium (wheelchair and stroller accessible)
13 laps = 1 mile
Fitness Center Age Requirements
Ages 14+ may use weight room equipment and take classes on their own.
Firstenburg membership cards for ages 14-17 will be marked using a unique hole punch to indicate their age to staff.
Children 13 and under are NOT allowed to use any equipment in the fitness center.
Youth are required to scan in at the front desk and receive a wristband before going to the Fitness Center.
Youth who do not have a wristband in the Fitness Center will be required to go down to the front desk to verify their age and receive a wristband before coming back to the Fitness Center.
Youth drop-in users must verify they are 14 or older in order to use the Fitness Center.
Appropriate attire must be worn.
Group Exercise Classes
Classes are available for all activity and experience levels, from gentle chair exercises to high-intensity cardio and strength training. Group exercise classes are free for Firstenburg members, visitors are required to pay the daily drop-in fee.
Please be on time to class. No entry five minutes after class starts for safety and disruption concerns.
Appropriate clothing and shoes must be worn at all times (unless told otherwise by an instructor). We recommend shoes that have not been worn outdoors.
No perfume, cologne or other strong smelling scents.
Wipe off your equipment after use with a sanitizing solution and a paper towel.
Let your instructor know if you are just beginning an exercise program OR if you have any injuries or medical conditions that may impact your ability to participate fully.
The aerobics/dance studio may not be used outside of class or program times. Use of this room must always be under the supervision of a group fitness instructor.
Hand held weights or ankle/wrist weights are NOT allowed during the warm up or cardiovascular portion of a group exercise class.
No rubberized suits.
No more than two risers per side of a step bench.
Firstenburg offers SilverSneakers® and Silver&Fit® memberships which include SilverSneakers® and Silver&Fit® classes and access to all non-fee-based amenities at the community center. The SilverSneakers® and Silver&Fit® Fitness Programs are offered in partnership with select health plans at no additional cost for Medicare-eligible members.
You must cancel any Personal Training appointment at least 24 hours in advance or you will lose credit for that session. Appointments start on time and expire one year from date of purchase. Sessions are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Fitness and Recreation
Dance classes, rock climbing, aquatic fitness classes, sports leagues and senior hikes are all available through Vancouver recreation programs.