Harold Alfond Athletic Center Hours

Regular Hours (July 6-Sept. 8)
Mondays to Friday 6:00 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.

NOTES: Have Colby ID available.


Swimming Pool

Days Hours of Operation
Orientation  Hours (Sept. 2 – Sept. 8)
Wed., Sept. 2 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; 4 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thu.-Fri., Sept. 3-4 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.; 4 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Sat.-Sun., Sept. 5-6 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Mon., Sept. 7 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; 4 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Tue., Sept. 8 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

NOTE: There is no diving during open swim hours (enter pool feet first), please shower before entering pool, hair longer than neck length must be in a cap, swimmers must wear appropriate non-transparent attire, and all patrons must present Colby ID to lifeguard. No swimming without a hired lifeguard on duty.

Alfond Rink Hours

Days Hours of Operation

The Alfond Ice Rink is available during the academic year for open skate to Colby students and employees only, and not to the general public unless they have a rink pass purchased from the athletics secretary. Colby is not liable for injuries. There are some changes to the schedule as skating season goes on, so please check the schedule at the rink. Please have Colby ID available.


Spring 2015 Fitness Class Schedule

CLASSES in the Aerobics Room, 2nd floor of the Alfond Athletic Center. Bring a towel and a water bottle to class. Classes are free to all members of the Colby Community.

CLASSES BEGIN, Monday, February 9, 2015 in the Aerobics Room, 2nd floor of the Alfond Athletic Center. Bring a towel and a water bottle to class. Classes are free to all members of the Colby Community.

Mon., Wed., Fri. 6:45 a.m. Beginner Cross Training Instructor: Marc Cote
Cross training is a strength and conditioning program, focusing on functional movement. Running, Jumping, Lifting. Etc . It is fully Scalable and Modifiable for any age and any level of fitness. Age, weight, or disability is no limitation, we can adjust everything we do to help people get fit and healthy. *Meets in lobby of Alfond Athletic Center.

Mon. 12:00 p.m. Yoga for Beginners Instructor: Laura Meader
Experience the fastest growing workout in the nation. This class introduces yoga poses, breathing and concepts, which will allow you relax and stretch while enhancing muscular strength, flexibility, balance, and concentration. Designed for beginners but open to more experienced yoga students who want a refresher on the basics.

Mon. 4:30 p.m., Tues. 5:30 p.m. Firm and Burn Instructor: Robin Harrington
Circuit Challenge workout, implementing weights and cardio in a great one-hour workout.

Mon. 5:30 p.m. Turbo Kick Instructor: Tanya Sheehan
Turbo Kick® combines kickboxing and dance moves choreographed to high-energy, motivating music. This easy-to-follow cardio fitness class includes strength and endurance training, body sculpting, and a relaxing cool-down. Join us as we punch, kick, and pump our way to stronger, healthier bodies.

Tues. 12:00 p.m. Hatha Yoga: Level 2 Instructor: Arleen King-Lovelace
Students will work on yoga postures (asanas) as well as breathing techniques to improve strength, balance, and posture. Core strengthening and stretching are integral parts of yoga as are learning how to invigorate and how to relax. – This class is designed for those who have had at least some yoga experience and want to deepen their practice. Yoga is a lifelong learning practice that increases mental focus and physical flexibility.

Tues. 4:30 p.m. Trim and Tone Instructor: Catherine Powell
In this fast-paced workout aimed to trim fat and tone muscles, you will alternate between high intensity cardio drills and light-weight toning moves. With similar timing to Tabata, and an alternating focus on individual parts of the body (arms, back, legs, or abs), this class will leave you tired and sore. Each session will begin with a warmup and conclude with a brief cool down/stretch to complete the hour-long session. Bring water and friends!

Wed. 12:00 p.m. Ashtanga Yoga Instructor: Thomas Klepach
Ashtanga yoga is a vigorous practice that seeks to encourage self practice through use of a fixed sequence of postures (asanas). It particularly emphasizes core body strength and balance in addition to flexibility. Although Ashtanga is suitable for practitioners at all levels including beginners, it is a particularly useful form of yoga for athletes and athletic individuals wishing to optimize their performance in other physical activities. Dr. Klepach has a strong background in Anatomy and Physiology that informs his instruction.

Thurs. 6:30 a.m. Sunrise Yoga Instructor: Brynn Wartman
Awaken your mind, body and spirit with a practice that energizes your day and harmonizes your life. An ideal compliment for the active individual, this flowing Yoga practice will help mobilize the joints, warm up the muscles, invigorate the body and create a peaceful center to prepare you for the day’s events. While some familiarity with Yoga is helpful, this class is appropriate for a variety of levels as adaptations and modifications will be offered for all asanas. Invite clarity and focus for the rest of your day with this early morning practice.

Thurs. 4:30 p.m. Power Yoga Instructor: Raya Kouletsis

Power Yoga with Raya is geared to all levels and fitness abilities. Practice the postures based in Ashtanga & Iyengar Yoga style, breath control and focus. This class builds strength and flexibility. Be ready to sweat! A towel and water bottle are strongly suggested.

Thurs. 5:30 p.m. Tabata Instructor: Robin Harrington
Tabata training is a very intense form of Interval Training. Created by Izumi Tabata, the Tabata Protocol is simply the best supra-aerobic cardio workout every discovered. A popular regimen based on a 1996 study uses 20 seconds of ultra-intense exercise followed by 10 seconds of rest, repeated continuously for 4 minutes (8 cycles). A session consists of a warm up period of exercise, followed by six to ten repetitions of high intensity exercise, separated by medium intensity exercise, and ending with a period of cool down exercise.

Fri. 12:00 p.m. Vinyasa Flow Yoga Instructor: Arleen King-Lovelace
Vinyasa yoga is a flow yoga class in which we move from pose to pose with synchronized breath. All levels are welcome, but some prior practice is recommended.

COLBY FITNESS/YOGA/AEROBIC CLASS SCHEDULE       Spring Schedule (starts Feb. 9)


Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
6:45-7:45 BEGINNER’SCross-training •with Marc Cote BEGINNER’SCross-training •with Marc Cote Sunrise Yoga with Brynn Wartman (6:30) BEGINNER’S Cross-training •with Marc Cote
12:00-1:00 BEGINNER’S YOGA with Laura Meader HATHA YOGA with Arleen King-Lovelace ASHTANGA YOGA with Thom Klepach VINYASA FLOW YOGA with Arleen King-Lovelace
4:30-5:30  FIRM AND BURN with Robin Harrington  TRIM ANDTONE with Catherine Powell POWER YOGA with Raya Kouletsis  
5:30-6:30 TURBO KICK with Tanya Sheehan FIRM AND BURN with Robin Harrington   TABATAwith Robin Harrington  
  • Cross-training class meets in the main hallway of the Alfond Athletic Center at the start of each class.