July/August 2008

Downtown Sports Barn will be closed on July 4th

Our North and East facilities will be open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM to serve you.

Classes offered on the 4th:

East: 8:30am cycling & 9:30am powerflex,
North: 8:00am cycling & 9:05am powerflex

Referral Rewards - Don't Miss Out!

When members refer a friend to the Sports Barn and your friend joins...the benefits come rolling in!

Receive a referral reward of $50.00 for a name given to a membership coordinator prior to the individual coming
in to join.

Also receive a Sports Barn gym bag, a Sports Barn T-shirt and water bottle. Another option, instead of the gym bag, shirt and water bottle is a pair of shoes from Fast Break or Zumfoot. (One selection per new member referred). Along with the referral promo the new member joining receives the same gift.

SportsBarn Yoga - July

Beginning Yoga Downtown will run through July 28th then start back up on September 8th, continuing through October 13th. This class is held at 12:00 noon.

Yin Yoga now offered twice a week at our North location
Monday and Friday’s at 10am

Coming in August

Power Yoga at our East location Tuesday and Thursdays at Noon

Power Yoga at North Thursday's at 9:00am

Beginning Yoga at North - 6 week course –More info coming

For class descriptions CLICK HERE

To better serve you there are a few changes to our yoga schedule. Please take time to read over it and note the changes. To see our calendars click HERE


Member Fitness Orientation and Seminar

The Fitness Orientation and Seminar is designed to teach each club member how to effectively and efficiently achieve their fitness goals at the Sports Barn. All members who attend will received two complimentary personal training sessions. If these scheduled times are not convenient, please contact Teresa Wade for an individualized meeting.

All members who participate will receive two complimentary personal training sessions.

Fitness Orientation Seminars:

Monday, July 14th – Downtown Sports Barn 5:30pm with Gina Howell

Tuesday, July 15th – North Sports Barn 5:30pm with Teresa Wade

Monday, July 21st – East Sports Barn 6pm with Teresa Wade

Wednesday, July 23rd – Downtown Sports Barn 5:30pm with Gina Howell

Wednesday, August 6th – Downtown Sports Barn 5:30pm with Gina Howell

Monday, August 18th – Downtown Sports Barn 5:30pm with Gina Howell

Monday, August 18th – East Sports Barn 6pm with Teresa Wade

Tuesday, August 19th – North Sports Barn 5:30pm with Teresa Wade

Topics for discussion:

  • Sports Barn “Basics” Program
  • Greater Diversity in Workouts – Fitness Center and Group Fitness Overview
  • Nutrition 101 – The Basics – Q&A
  • Setting up an Individualized Fitness Program
  • Getting the most out of your workout and Sports Barn experience.

Contact: Teresa Potts Wade, Director of Operations, [email protected]

Please email or call 423.266.1125 to reserve a spot.


Fitness Updates

East - Starting July 7 at 7:15pm Circuit Class (every Tue/Thursday). Combines cardiovascular exercise and strength training in one class. Instructor:AnDrue Potts.

Speedminton ® Comes to Downtown

An old sport newly-arranged: Speedminton ® combines the fun and simplicity of badminton with the speed of tennis.

No rules, no limits.

Just play, without keeping score - for fun and action wherever you have enough space. You can play Speedminton ® at any indoor facility. No sets, no time-consuming preparations - just unfurl the Easy Courts or line markers and you're ready to play. Whether a new beginner or experienced athlete - Speedminton is a challenge for everyone.

Please contact the front desk to reserve the equipment and court. Currently Downtown only.

Welcome aboard: Brandy Baldwin.  Brandy has a master's degree in Athletic Training and B.S. in Exercise Science.  Brandy will specialize in Injury Prevention and Recovery as well as provide personal training services. Brandy is serving as the evening Manager on Duty at our Hixson (North) facility and is available for consultations most evenings.  Please contact the North Club - 423.870.2582 to make an appointment with Brandy.

Cancellation: Beginning in July there will no longer be a Wednesday 10 am Circuit 101 Class at the downtown facility.  There will continue to be a Circuit 101 Class on Mondays from 10-10:45 am on the fitness floor.


Benefit Blood Drive

Part of the Sports Barn’s philosophy is to help in the community. We would like to let you know about someone special to our hearts.

Madison Hight, age six, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a form of cancer, on July 11, 2005 . So, in her honor, on the 3 rd anniversary of her diagnosis date, the Sports Barn East facility is hosting a blood drive.

On July 11, 2008 from 11AM to 4PM , Blood Assurance and Sports Barn East invite you to give blood in Madison ’s honor.

There is a sign-up sheet at our East front desk.

Please call us at 423.855.0091 for more information.

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The Sports Barn Sprint Triathlon - August 10th

The Annual Sports Barn Sprint Triathlon is just around the corner. Why not use this short "do-able" event as a training goal this summer? This is the very first triathlon for many who participate each year, why not make it yours too?

Click HERE for more info

Aquatics at the Barn

-Adapted Aquatics began May 27th Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00 AM - Ends July 31st.

- Adapted Aquatics began May 26th It will be on Monday's and Wednesdays at 11:00 AM
- Aqua Cardio Fit begins June 2nd. It will be on Monday at 5:30 PM

(To continue to offer these classes we must maintain a minimum of 8 participants per class)