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Six western Racine County fire and rescue agencies received automatic CPR device donations last June. Presenters taught emergency medical technicians how to use the device.

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STEPPING ON WORKSHOP: Participants will learn techniques to improve balance and strength, ways to keep from falling when out in the community, what to look for in safe footwear and how to eliminate fall hazards in the home. Presented by a physical therapist, pharmacist, vision expert and community safety specialist. Thursdays, May 3-June 13, 10 a.m.-noon. Fee: $10.

LEARN ABOUT DIABETES AND PLAY BINGO: Participants will play bingo while learning about diabetes. They will learn how a person can tell if they have diabetes, early symptoms of diabetes and what it feels like to have diabetes. Wednesday, May 9, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free.

HANDS-ONLY CPR: Participants will learn and practice how to provide hands-only CPR to a teen or adult who suddenly collapses. Thursday, May 10, 5-6 p.m. Free.


INTRODUCTION TO PICKLEBALL: Participants will learn the basic skills and rules to begin playing pickleball. They should wear court shoes and comfortable athletic clothing. Friday, May 4, 9-11 a.m., Cesar Chavez Community Center small gym, 2221 Douglas Ave. Free. Reservations are required by sending email to or text 262-498-1717.

ZUMBA FITNESS CLASSES: The Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department offers sessions of Zumba Fitness at Racine’s five community centers. These ongoing classes, created by Colombian dancer/choreographer Alberto Perez, incorporates hip hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo dance to create an aerobic workout. Participants of all levels of fitness and dance experience are welcome. The schedule:

Tuesdays and Thursdays — Dr. John Bryant Community Center, 601 21st St., 3:30-4:30 p.m., 262-636-9235. Zumba Gold for seniors. A $3 donation per class is requested.

Wednesdays — Humble Park Community Center, 2200 Blaine Ave., 10-11 a.m., 262-636-9226. A $3 donation per class is requested.

Saturdays — Dr. Martin Luther King Center, 1134 Martin Luther King Drive, 10-11 a.m., 262-636-9237. A $1 donation is requested.

For more information, call the community center or 262-636-9131.

FOOT CARE CLINIC: Services are provided by the Kenosha Visiting Nurse Association & Affiliates. The service includes a foot soak, nail care and lotion application. Wednesday, May 9, Cesar Chavez Community Center, 2221 Douglas Ave. Fee: $30. Call 262-636-9221 to register.

INTENSATI WORKOUT: Erica Cardenas will guide participants through a transformational workout for their mind, body and spirit.” The intenSati style workouts are cardio based, combining spoken affirmations with yoga and meditation. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 22, Caesar Chavez Community Center, 2221 Douglas Ave. Free.

Health & Fitness File is published every Wednesday and includes notices of nonprofit fitness and health-related programs. The deadline to submit an announcement is seven days before the desired publication date. Mail information to Fitness File, c/o Loreen Mohr, 212 Fourth St., Racine, WI 53403; fax to 262-631-1780; or submit it to the online calendar at and select Health & Fitness under sections.


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