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Prairie Life Annual Craft Show

It is that time of year again for our Annual Craft Show. Join us Saturday November 5th from 9:00- 1:00 and see what our crafters have been working on this year! We are also taking applications if you have a craft you would like to sell so you can get an application from the front desk or contact Lynn Kurutz if you have questions. This show is free and Members and guests are welcome.

For more information, contact

Private Swim Lessons currently available

Private 30 Minute Lesson (1 Student) $25.00 and Semi-Private 30 Minute lesson (2-3) Students for $18.00 per participant. PLF Members Non-Members $31.00 for Private and $26.00 for Semi-Private.

For more information, contact

Adult Swim Program

Novice - Tuesday mornings 8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. with Jerrett. Advanced is Wednesday mornings 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. with Julie Barr. Monday 5:30 - 6:30PM is Advanced Adult Swimming with Katie.

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Managers Corner

Make Your Workouts More PerFit




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Make Your Workouts More PerFit 

Now that the kids are back in school, it’s a great time to get back on track. PerFit, the personal training app powered by Prairie Life Fitness, gives you a customized workout in the gym or on the go. Designed to enhance your favorite workouts and your lifestyle, PerFit always fits into your busy schedule.

New updates include:

• Workout Tracking

• Track workout history and current, daily and week step activity with iHealth.

• Provides access to pedometer for Step Tracking

• Start / Stop

• Screen Hold

• Daily exercises designed by PLF’s own world-class personal trainers.

• And more!

Visit for more information or download the app today on the APP Store or at Google Play. Let’s get going!

Where is Your PerFit Spot?

It is our goal to help you be 100% successful, in and outside of the club. We researched trends in fitness apps and developed PerFit to give our members a way to reach their goals anywhere and anytime. Every level of PerFit offers you the ability to workout whenever and wherever you go. PerFit Pro connects you with a PLF personal trainer for 100% custom workouts and communication via the app. No other app let’s you take your favorite personal trainer on the road with you.

Follow us @ and let us know your favorite PerFit spot today.

PerFit + Your World = Your Gym

PerFit keeps you motivated by offering a wide range of workouts that are tailored to your fitness level and can be performed wherever you happen to be. Where is your favorite PerFit spot? Home? Hotel room? Outside? School track? Yes, we have workouts perfect for all those places. PerFit also has workouts that are great to use in the clubs where you have access to all the latest fitness equipment. Enjoy the flexible freedom that this robust personal training program can do for you.

Other features include:

• The PerFit Video of the Week - See step-by-step instructions of a workout developed by a PLF personal trainer. Each preview includes high quality video and audio.

• Use your mobile device to become fitter and healthier you at a low monthly cost. Your smartphone just became your all-in-one training tool.

• From yoga to upper body, lower body and all over routines, PerFit keeps you from plateauing. Bye-bye boring workouts!

Different Levels for Different Needs

PerFit (FREE) At this introductory level you pick from a choice group of workouts, developed by our Prairie Life Fitness certified personal trainers. Each workout includes step-by-step instructions with high quality video and audio, so using advanced equipment or learning new exercises is made simple. Choose workouts based upon the equipment available to you and get moving without the limitations of time or place.

PerFit Plus ($4.99) With an in-app upgrade, you can advance to PerFit Plus. You’ll complete your profile where you’ll share your current fitness condition and your fitness goals. From there, PerFit Plus will take your data and build your personal workout plan. If your goals or preferences change you can update your profile anytime. You can also swap out an exercise if you have an injury that makes a certain exercise too hard. Or if there is an exercise you simply do not like, PerFit will provide a comparable exercise, based on your fitness goals.

PerFit Pro (Ask a personal trainer today for more information on how to get custom workouts sent directly to your device.)

PerFit Pro is here to take your fitness to the next level. We will match you with a Prairie Life Fitness certified personal trainer who will help you exceed your fitness goals. Your personal trainer creates custom tailored workouts and continued interaction via the PerFit app. This one-on-one interaction will help you achieve results you never thought possible. Your personal trainer will build and schedule your workouts, which are automatically added to your phone’s calendar.

Each exercise features step-by-step instructions with audio, video and visual instruction, which makes working out intuitive and simple. With it, you can have your personal trainer with you at all times and work out when and where it’s most convenient for you.

Club News


Upcoming Events at PLF

Labor Day Information
Club Hours: 5am-11pm
Youth Programs Hours: 8am-2pm
Group Fitness Classes: 9am Land, Water, and Spin

PLF Job Fair
Come on out on Saturday September 10 from 10am-12pm for open interviews in all departments. Please bring a resume and be ready to interview on the spot. We are looking for all departments; café, club services, fit techs, personal trainers, massage therapists, membership representatives, and youth activities (dance, tumbling, cheer, basketball, camp leaders, etc.)

Chili Cook off: September 15th

Want to enter your Chili?
To enter your chili in the cook off register at the front desk or email Kara at There will be prizes for the most unique, hottest, and the best overall chili!

Want to be a judge?
Judging is $5.00! You will get to sample each chili, and get a bowl of your favorite chili, along with cornbread and a drink.
The event will begin at 5:30pm on Thursday the 15th and end at 7:30pm. Come and enjoy a fun night of chili tasting, games, bounce house, and $2 beer special.

Do you have new billing information?
Please be sure to notify Membership of any changes with you Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) or credit card information before the 25th of every month.

Nutrition: Metabolic Testing
Shannon Muhs, RD will be here at PLF on Saturday September 10 at 7am-9am to do metabolic testing. Cost for the testing is 65.00

Youth Punch Cards
Now offering Youth Guest Punch Cards! Use them towards swim lessons or team, racquetball, gym time or just to come hang out with mom and dad! 10 visits for just $50+ tax. For more details please see the front desk. (Buy a punch card today and get your first visit FREE)

Kara Lyles & Susanne Draper

Youth Programs Hours Have Changed…   
We have new hours for our youth programs:
               Monday - Thursday: 8am-8pm
               Friday & Saturday: 8am-7pm
               Sunday: 9am-7pm

Pre-School Pals
New program coming soon!!! Preschool Pals a Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am-11am activity for children ages 2-5, to include educational activities, story time, arts and crafts and snack time. Cost for Pre School Pals is $48 a month. Parents may leave the gym for this time too. Keep a look out, more info to come.

Kicks for Kiddos

Head women’s Varsity soccer coach for Skutt Catholic, John Carlson will be running a “Kick for Kiddos” soccer class for boys and girls,
ages 3-5 years. Class will begin September 14th and run on Wednesday’s from 11:15-12pm. Each week, the kids will be learning all the different FUNdamentals of the game. More information and registration is open online at under youth class registration. For more information contact Kara Lyles.

Homeschool PE
Homeschool PE run on Monday’s and Wednesday’s at 2pm. Personal Trainer Jake
Wood will be back his school you to run, jump, and play with your kids! No class on Monday September 5, for Labor Day.

Parents Night Out: Pajama Party September 9th
Drop the kids off from 5:00pm-9:00pm and go have a kid free fun night! Dinner is included, cost for the first child is $20 and $15 for additional children, all children must be on the same membership, or same family. Ages 3 and older are, and non-members are welcome to participate in this event. This month we will be SWIMMING. Come ready to swim but don’t forget your favorite pajamas!

Zanshin Martial Arts
The current session of Martial Arts will end September 1st, and the next session will begin September 6th. Contact Daniel McCarthy at with any questions about the program. Registration is open online at under youth class registration.

Kid Contracts
Kids Contracts are continuing through the fall for kid that are 9+. To get a kids contract you need to have a parent and child stop in the nursery to read and sign a contract. It is a great way for our older kids that don't want to come in the nursery or adv. room any more to enjoy the gym.

Mom Morning Out
Need some mommy time? Bring the kids to Prairie Life on Tuesday and Thursday 9am-12pm. We have activities, crafts, and snack time while you get to run errands, get a pedicure, or just have some peace and quiet. No registration needed, just sign them in to the Nursery, and be on your way. Cost for Moms Morning Out is $15 for 1 kids, $25 for 2 kids, $30 for 3, and $5 for each additional after 3.
Jr. Racquetball is BACK!!!!

The next session will run September 14- October 19. Classes will be Wednesday nights. Intermediate: 4:15-4:45pm and Beginner: 4:45-5:15pm $30 per session for members (guests to the club must pay daily usage fee).

GROUP X: Joan Beck

Class Pass Month!
Bring a friend to your favorite group fitness class for FREE. See any fitness instructor for a “class pass” Passes are only good for the month of September.

NEW Class Schedule!
The fall group fitness schedule will begin September 12.


Swim Lessons
Registration opens August 22-September 6 for the fall session of group swim lessons. Lessons will begin the week of September 12.

Swim Team: Session 1
Swim team will begin the week of September 5- October 31. NO PRACTICE ON September 5

PILATES: Charlene Covey
Why Should You Take Pilates?
1. Develop a strong core - flat abdominals and a strong back 
2. Gain long, lean muscles and flexibility
3. Create an evenly conditioned body, improve sports performance, and prevent injuries
4. Learn how to move efficiently
5. It's gentle, but also challenging
Look for a back to school special in September and some fun new workshops and classes as well!
To give the Reformer a try, just contact Charlene Covey @ or 402-679-6386


Elevation: Sports Performance Training
Elevation is a six-week sports-specific program designed to improve athletic performance by increasing an athlete’s speed, power, strength, agility, balance, and flexibility. This program is specifically tailored to enhance the athlete’s strength and improve the areas that need to be further developed to excel in his or her chosen sport. Contact Matt Johnston and receive a free elevation session.

Teens in Training (TNT)
Boys and girls ages 10 to 13 are encouraged to take a safety course with one of our certified personal trainers on how to properly and safely train upstairs. Once they have graduated from the certification program they will be permitted to workout upstairs with a guardian 19 years or older. (TNT50)

Teens, ages 12 an order can also choose a package in which they will receive their certification along with 3 personal training sessions. The training sessions will be geared towards the teen’s strength, ability, and coordination. These sessions will allow your teen to have a better idea of what types of workouts will be beneficial for them and their growing and changing body. This course is a one-time fee of $120.00.

*Additional personal training can be purchased. (TNT120)
Registration for these classes can be done online at under “youth class registration”

Manager's Corner

Hut Hut Hike! 

It’s time again to get ready for back-to-school activities, cooler weather and fall football games. The change in season allows for different outdoors activities to be added to your normal fitness routines; raking leaves, hiking, cycling and more. Discovering new ways to incorporate fitness into everyday life enhances the “work” you do at the gym. And, the “work” you do at the gym enhances your everyday life. T-O-U-C-H-D-O-W-N!

Don’t risk fitness fumbles. Get ready to go long by adding the PerFit Personal Trainer APP to your arsenal of fitness tools. PerFit makes getting and staying on track easy and fun. At the club or on the go, you have access to custom workouts, exercise videos, step tracking and so much more. Learn more about the benefits of PerFit in this month’s newsletter below.

Be watching for New Fall Class Schedules! We encourage you to try something new this season. Take on a new challenge. Most classes are free of charge and all of them will work your muscles in different ways. C’mon team, let’s get fit and keep having family fun!

Joanna Cole, General Manager

Perfit exercise of the month

Plank to strengthen your abs, back and shoulders.
Click above to see a video of our exercise of the month and click below to download PerFit, available on both iPhone and Android!



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