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The Good Life – Stay Active and Fit

Planned communities are full of fun, and keeping your mind and body fit is at the core of all the action. One of the main goals of master-planned communities is to offer an environment that fosters the opportunity to get and stay fit, so their residents feel younger and happier. Almost every community has a fitness center with the latest equipment and classes. Below is a sampling of what you can expect at fitness centers in master-planned communities across the country.

On Top of the World Communities in Ocala, FL, has a comprehensive Brain Power program with exercises that combine fitness drills with cognitive challenges to achieve optimal brain aging. Participants engage in cardiovascular, strength, and functional training exercises with an added layer of thinking.


Michele DiCarlo, Sports, Recreation, and Activities Director at Hampton Hall Club in Bluffton, SC, said her club has β€œtop-notch classes and a sense of family.” In addition to Tabata and high-intensity interval training workouts and classes in Zumba, barre, and Tai Chi, Hampton Hall Club is Titleist Performance Institute certified, providing expert mobility exercise for golfers.


Bay Creek in Cape Charles, VA, has two large outdoor pools (one dedicated to lap swimming) and a fitness studio where members can do their cardio workout on a treadmill, bike, or rower, all with a view of the Chesapeake Bay. Bay Creek offers group classes in yoga, spin, and stretching, plus wellness and nutrition assessments.


Seabrook Island in South Carolina provides a state-of-the-art fitness facility with a spectacular ocean view. At Seabrook Island, you can enjoy indoor and outdoor pools and an endless variety of group workouts, from water aerobics to boxing to gentle yoga.



Reposted from an article in Ideal-LIVING Magazine, 2023
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