SCHEDULED POLE WALKING GROUPS: Saturdays 7:30 A.M. from 14th Ave South on Naples Beach to Gordon Pass & back. Tuesdays 5:30 P.M. from 14th Ave South to Gordon Pass & back. Wednesdays 6:30 A.M. from Lowdermilk Park to the Naples pier &back.
JOIN OUR NORDIC POLE WALKING (or POLE WALKING or NORDIC WALKING) CLASSES ON THE BEACH IN NAPLES, SOUTH-WEST FLORIDA. We are a diverse group of walkers, including men & women who are interested in serious exercise.
NORDIC POLE WALKING IS A LOW-IMPACT OUTDOOR EXERCISE THAT CAN BURN 46% MORE CALORIES OVER JUST WALKING AND CAN BE PERFORMED BY ANYONE ON SOFT OR HARD SURFACES.It is a huge outdoor sport in Europe and was originally created as summer training by cross country skiers in Finland. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ae_z9ApjvkM&eurl=http%...
First Time Instructions including Pole Rental = $15. We have poles to rent = $5. Annual membership is $10.
CHECK OUR CALENDAR & SIGN IN FOR YOUR FIRST CLASS.
CHECK OUR FILES FOR ALL HEALTH BENEFITS OF THIS EXERCISE & THE INSTRUCTURAL YOUTUBE-VIDEO ABOVE ON HOW TO WALK WITH POLES.
BRING WATER, A HAT & SUN PROTECTION ON YOUR WALK!!!
NO BAREFOOT POLE-WALKING WITH OUR GROUP!! Please wear walking-sneakers and light outfits for our walking & stretching exercises. We do stretching exercises before, midterm and after our walks. After our Saturday walks, we meet for coffee at Fifth Ave Coffee Shop or at Tony's Off Third. Wednesday mornings, walkers meet for breakfast at "Food & Thought" at the Gateway Mall on Rt 41, or at First Watch on the bay across from Lowdermilk Park.
DISCLAIMER: PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR HEALTCARE PROVIDER WHETHER YOU ARE FIT TO DO NORDIC POLE WALKING. WALKING WITH OUR GROUPS & USING OUR RENTAL POLES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. IT IS ALSO AT YOUR OWN RISK IF YOU CONTINUE TO WALK UNDER EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS, THUNDERSTORMS AND LIGHTENING, EXTREME HEAT OR OTHER DANGEROUS CONDITIONS.