January Group Ex Schedule Announced

Join us in the new year for one of our fun, challenging and rewarding group exercise classes. With nearly 40 classes to choose from, there is something for everyone. 

Here’s what’s new for January:

  • Cardio Kickboxing – 5:30-6:15pm Tuesdays in the gym
  • Power Tone – 5:50-6:30am, Thursdays in the gym or virtual
  • Pop-Up Spin – 8-8:45am Tues., Jan. 11 & 18

Visit our calendar for the full schedule or download a printable version.

All classes are free to members. Reserve your spot in Mindbody (app) starting at midnight two days before the start of your live or virtual class. Registration closes 30 minutes before the start of each class.

What’s New at the Center

Operating and Open Gym Hours Extended

We are pleased to announce extended hours beginning in January. Patrons can now access the Center earlier and later on most days. Our popular Open Gym hours have been extended as well.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday 5:45am-8:30pm
Friday 5:45am-8pm
Saturday 7am-5pm
Sunday 9am-4pm

Open Gym Hours:
Mondays: 7-8:30pm
Tuesdays: 2:30-4pm
Wednesdays: 7-8:30pm
Thursdays: 7-8:30pm
Fridays: 2:30-4pm and 6-8pm
Saturdays: 2:15-5pm
Sundays: 11:15am-4pm

Changes to our Pickleball format will take place beginning January 10 with correspondence coming to players in the coming days.

New Member Promotion

$0 to Join, $0 Due Your First Month and No Long-Term Contract

Invest in your health and wellbeing in the new year with a membership to the Lauri Ann West Community Center.

Joining fees have been waived through January 31 and no payment is required for your first month. There is also no long-term contract.

A membership includes full access to more than 40 group fitness classes, our fitness center, pickleball, indoor track and open gym times. 

Click here for membership levels and to learn morePromotion can only be redeemed by calling the Center (412-828-8566) or by visiting us in-person.

Winter Programming

Saturday Children’s Classes Begin Feb. 5

Fun, imaginative and explorative classes for children have been added to our winter schedule beginning Saturday, February 5.

Mommy and Me Movement & Music (ages 18 mo.-3)
Begins: Sat., Feb. 5
Meets: Saturdays, 10-10:30am for 6 weeks
Join us for a fun and interactive class that creates a musical connection between children and caregivers through play, song, dance and the use of musical instruments.

Fox’s Kitchen (ages 7-11)
Begins: Sat., Feb. 5
Meets: Saturdays, 10-11am for 5 weeks
Discover different cultures and countries by preparing gourmet meals from around the world.
Improv! (ages 8-11)
Begins: Sat., Feb. 5
Meets: Saturdays, 11am-1pm for 6 weeks
Young thespians will learn the fundamental skills of improv while tapping into their individual creativity through games and exercises in a supportive & inclusive environment.

Community News

Fox Chapel Area School District Telethon Achieves Record-Breaking Success

This year’s Fox Chapel Area School District telethon for Fox Families Care was a record-breaking success with $104,737.42 raised. In the 32-year history of the FCASD telethon, donations to various local and regional charities have now eclipsed $1 million.

Proceeds from this year’s telethon will allow Fox Families Care to extend a helping hand to hundreds of families in the coming year.

The total raised this year, and in years past, underscores the kindness, hard work and spirit of giving that defines our school community.


Cooper-Siegel Community Library Winter Reading Challenge Underway

The Cooper-Siegel Community Library Winter Reading Challenge encourages people of all ages to read and attend library programs to earn cool prizes.

Stop by the Cooper-Siegel Community Library or Sharpsburg Community Library to pick-up a paper bookmark with raffle tickets. Use the bookmark to log the books you read and the programs you attend, then return your raffle tickets for chances to win great prizes.

Learn more or register online at: coopersiegelcommunitylibrary.org/winterreading2022


Fox Chapel Area Adult Education Announces New Classes

Fox Chapel Area Adult Education (FCAAE) has announced a variety of new courses. Classes in Spanish, Calligraphy, Winter Wines & Spirits, Fitness and Yoga are available beginning in January with many being virtual.

One-night virtual storytelling classes are also available and celebrate Pittsburgh’s treasured architecture, collective heritage and unique neighborhoods.

Visit classes.fcaae.org for full listings and registration information.


Christmas Tree Recycling Underway in Allegheny County

Allegheny County is helping residents dispose of their Christmas Trees. The county’s annual Christmas tree recycling program runs through Jan. 14.

County residents can drop off their trees at all nine county parks from 8 a.m. till dusk. All lights, decorations, tinsel and stands must be removed from trees prior to drop-off.

Visit alleghenycounty.us/parks/christmas-tree-recycling-program.aspx for a full list of drop-off locations

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