Fitness Class Schedule

The Health Club offers a variety of fitness classes that combine cardio and strength training including Aqua Aerobics, Cycling, Pilates, Yoga, Cardio Dance Fitness, TRX training, and more. Resort guests and members can also get back on track with a personalized workout program with a personal trainer, yoga instructor, or meditation coach.

Fitness Class Schedule


  • Member News

    Keep up to date on the latest Member News and Events through our member newsletter and Club Facebook page. Not on our newsletter email list? Contact Nichole McDonald at 231.534.6586 or [email protected]

    Dear GTRS Members,
    On Thursday, September 3rd, there was a new executive order from Governor Whitmer regarding gyms and fitness studios reopening. We have been operating under the guidelines for our Northern Michigan Region 6 since June 10th, which allowed our fitness center, tennis facility and pools to reopen.
    At that time our industry was not giving any direction or specific requirements for reopening, so we consulted the local health department and other public health experts on how we should reopen safely.

    Based upon advice and guidance we determined it was safe to require masks while moving through the health club, masks could be removed once you started your work out with maintaining a social distance between 8-10 feet.
    The new Executive Order 2020-175 now states specific requirements for the fitness industry. GTRS health club will be complying with the updated mandates.  
    In order to comply with the Executive Order, GTRS will be requiring that members always wear face coverings while indoors at the health club, tennis courts & pools apart from when you are actively swimming or playing tennis, effective Wednesday, September 9th.
    We understand this will take some adjustment and we have a couple of resources on wearing a mask while exercising on our website
    We appreciate our members and are thankful for your continued support during these unprecedented times.  


    Dawn Olsen Director of Spa and Recreation

    Important Aqua Aerobics Update:

    Beginning the week of September 14th all aqua classes will be indoors and resume the previous schedule of 8am and 9am MWF classes. Please contact the front desk to sign up. Locker rooms available for class members.”

    Fall/Winter Group Fitness Classes:

    As the days grow colder and shorter, we will need to move our group fitness classes indoors.
    We will offer these classes a lot of space as we will need to keep our members socially distanced even more as they work out. The resort offers us plenty of space for proper social distancing and comfort for our members. Our large meeting spaces will be where we hold our group classes once the weather starts turning. For the time being we will continue to enjoy the outdoors until further notice.

    Member Appreciation Days in the month of September!
    Enjoy extra discounts and giveaways resort wide just for our members… we want to show you the appreciation we have for our membership.

    Spa Offers:
    Members will receive 25% off on spa treatments and retail for the remainder of September
    Valid Tuesday-Sunday Mondays- member appreciation day 30% off all spa treatments and retail.
    This offers excludes salon, waxing and lash services.

    Spa Give-a ways- enter to win a 50-minute Relaxation massage or a 50-minute HydraFacial

    Golf Offers:
    Thursday, September 17, Bear Members will receive complimentary golf on all three courses on this day only.  Village, Pick 6 will receive a $35 rate on any of the courses. Normal Guest fee will apply.

    Tennis Offers:

    Members have the chance to win a private tennis lessons with our amazing team of pros!

    Tennis giveaways include the following:

    *Complimentary stringing
    *Two 12-week adult sessions
    *Two junior sessions

    Must be a member in good standing (membership must be currently activated)

    Members can win one prize max

    Prize is good for 1 year from date of drawing

    We will do a drawing each Friday in the week of September- go to our Club Facebook page starting Weds 9/9 to enter to win these amazing prizes and many more.

    Hotel Room Offers:

    Hotel/Tower Member Special- 30% off Sunday-Thursday and 25% off Friday/Saturday (off prevailing rate)

    Member discounts apply to hotel and tower only.

    Retail Store Offers:
    30 % off Spring / Summer North Face
    50%-75% off on select merchandise in Ashleigh’s and Bear Logo
    Receive Lole water bottle with a $75 purchase in Adventure North (Lole merchandise) while supplies last

    Governors Pool Hours Update:

    Please note that starting Sept 8th we will be adjusting the Governors Pool hours to the following:

    Sunday-Thursday- 11am-6pm
    Friday and Saturday- 11am-7pm

    The pool will remain open weather permitting throughout the month of September.

    Guest Policy Reminder

    Family members/friends are not permitted to use a member’s card for any reason

    Guest fees $10 adult $6 for kids under 12
    One guest per family currently

    Guest must be with members at all times


  • Program Descriptions

    Aqua Aerobics (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:00am and 9:00am, 55 min) Awaken the power of the body through water fitness. These classes are designed to challenge your endur-ance, strength, cardiovascular condition and flex-ibility through water resistance and use of aqua bells and or noodles. Enjoy the benefits of exercise without the added stress on your joints. Learn techniques to strengthen and support your core for overall stability. Modifications are offered for varying fitness levels, in-cluding high intensity exercises. Your instructor will help create a fun and active workout you can take at your own pace. Held indoors.

    Power Yoga (Monday 10:00am,45 min) Relax as our instructor walks you through meditative exercises and stretches that will help you start your morning out right. This class is sure to leave you feeling invigorated and ready to face whatever the day may bring. (Meet in the Health Club Lobby -Jamie Bell. Weather permitting)

    Indoor Cycling (Tuesday 7:30 & Saturday 8:00am,45 min)Our 45-minute ride combines dynamic movement and high-intensity interval training with musical motivation. We’ll run, sprint, push and fight through a workout that will light you up and keep your heart rate bumpin’ for the rest of the day. (held under the white tent next to the outdoor tennis courts)

    Gentle Yoga (Wednesday 6:00pm & Friday 11:00am) Gentle and restorative with a deep connection to the breath as a tool to release unnecessary tension, stress,and pain. With a focus on centering and present-moment mindful-awareness, participants are guided to inner stillness through movement and meditation. Participants of any physical ability are welcomed and encouraged. (Yellow Pavilion tent next to Governor’s pool with Jamie Bell)

    OverAchiever (Tuesday 5:15pm, 45 min) Do you desire to be pushed past your own limita-tions? Become stronger, build endurance and push through mental barriers that can inhibit results. This class will push you beyond what you could Achieve on your own. Implementing various techniques and modalities this class will bring out your inner athlete. The class offers modifications for all fitness levels. Meet outside the Health Club entrance.

    Total Body Blaster (Thursday 5:15pm, 45 min) Melt away the stress of the day with our total body workout! This class combines fun and creativity to bring about the challenge your mind and body need. Incorporating equipment such as kettlebells, medicine balls, resistance bands, stability balls and more this class will keep your heart pumping and your whole body in shape as you blast through the exercises. Modifications offered for all fitness levels. Meet outside the Health Club entrance.

    Turbo Tone (Monday & Wednesday 9:15, 45 min) This class offers a wide range of exercises to help tone and strengthen. You will be challenged and pushed to your limits with a fun mix of cardio and resistance exercises. High energy and creative use of equipment make this a great start to your day! Class can be modified for any fitness level. All are welcome! Meet outside the Health Club entrance.

    Yoga Class At Home (Thursday 1:00pm, 45 min) Join our practice of the gentle art of yoga in the comfort of your own home with your computer on Zoom. This interactive and mindful practice will include postures, breath exercise, and meditation that cultivate flexibility, strength, and balance in body and mind and spirit. Inner peace that heals is the ultimate gift of this ancient art. Ongoing classes will be offered on Thursdays at 1:00 P.M. Joining is easy, just contact the health club desk at 231-534-6770. If you are not familiar with using Zoom, don’t worry, it’s easy and we will walk you through it!

    Weekend Warriors (Saturday 9:00am, 45min) Don’t let the weekend derail your fitness goals! Designed to motivate and challenge, this class will not disappoint. This interval training class will move you from one station to the next, keeping your heart rate up for maximal fat burn. Come ready to fight like a warrior as you prepare for the week ahead. All fitness levels are welcome. Set your own pace. Meet outside the Health Club entrance.

    Aqua Strength and Sculpt (Tuesday & Thursday 5:30pm-55 min) A unique, non-aerobic sculpting class that uses the force of water as resistance to create a challenging and effective workout. Improving strength in the core, shoulders, biceps, triceps, back, chest, glutes and legs with a focus on muscular endurance, power, tone and joint range of motion. Modifications are included for athletes, cross-trainers, or anyone desiring to increase their fitness levels.

    Kick It Up Cardio (M/W-12:00pm-30 min) “Kick it up a notch” with this fast and furious cardio workout. A generous mix of kickboxing moves with built in strength segments. Designed for those who struggle to fit cardio in, this class is offered midday for a quick lunch break workout option. Modifications for beginner to advanced fitness.

    Functionally Fit (Thursday 8:30am,55 min) Increase muscle strength and endurance using a variety of modalities including body weight exercises, kettlebells, body bars, trx and more. Exercises will include both lifting weights for major/minor muscle groups and compound lifting for increasing overall muscle strength, function and flexibility. Designed to mimic everyday movement and activities. All fitness levels encouraged to join. Meet outside the Health Club entrance.

    Move It (Friday 10:00am-45 min) This class offers a fusion of Barre, Pilates, and Step movements to create a routine you will look forward to each week. Get caught up in the music, build strength and torch calories in this low-impact cardio option. Experience an original choreographed seg-ment geared for those with two left feet.

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