Fall Features Programs on Fitness and Joint Pain Management


Get moving this fall with help from the Kenton County Public Library. The Library is offering a variety of programs for all fitness levels and interests. Programs are free to attend.


If joint pain prevents you from being as active as you want take note of this free series of programs on “Joint Pain Management and Prevention.” The first in the series, “My Aching Knee – Lower Extremity Pain” is Wed., Sept. 4 at 12:30 pm at the Erlanger Branch Library. Other topics include:

Wed., Oct. 2, Osteoporosis and fall prevention

Wed., Nov. 6, Why do I have pain and how do I get rid of it?

Wed., Dec. 4, The benefits of stretching


Reps from Select Medical/NovaCare Rehabilitation will lead each session.



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Senior Couple Doing Tai Chi Exercises Together In Park

The following fitness programs are offered in September:

Tai Chi

Fri., Sept. 6 & 20,  10:30-11:30 AM

William E. Durr

Master Fahey, a 6th degree black belt, will teach an easy course in the gentle and low-impact martial art of Tai Chi.


Family Yoga!

Sat., Sept. 7  1-2 PM

William E. Durr

In this class move, breathe, and explore yoga. Plenty of fun for the family while promoting simple strength, coordination, balance, and flexibility! Bringing a yoga mat is advised but not required! For ages 8 & up.


Beginner Yoga!

Mon., Sept. 9  6 -7 PM

William E. Durr

This class will increase flexibility, reduce stress, calm your mind, and help you relax. Bringing a yoga mat is advised but not required! This program is offered to teens and adults.


Chair Yoga

Fri., Sept. 13 2-3 PM

William E. Durr

Find mobility in a way that is soft and gentle but also supportive and beneficial. Bringing a yoga mat is advised but not required!


Intermediate Yoga!

Mon., Sept. 16, 6-7 PM

William E. Durr

Beginner and Beyond Flow to stretch and strengthen body. Bringing a yoga mat is advised but not required!


Walking Tour of Wallace Woods

Wed., Sept. 18,  9:30 AM-11 AM

Mon., Sept. 30,  6:30 PM-8 PM

Off Site

Join Local History & Genealogy staff for a walking tour of Wallace Woods. Learn about the significant structures, former residents, and events of times past. Tours begin from the island at Scott Street and Wallace Ave.


Great Outdoor Weekend: Hike Doe Run!*

Sun., Sept. 29,  2 PM-5 PM

Off Site

This guided hike will cover hilly, wooded, possibly wet and muddy terrain. Hikers younger than 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult, and all hikers will be asked to sign a waiver. Call Jennifer at 859-962-4143 to register. Co-sponsored by Kenton County Parks & Recreation, the City of Erlanger and KCPL.





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