VentanaFIT | Ventana by Buckner


A senior wellness program designed to inspire health, strength and happiness.

Stay healthy and active with VentanaFIT. Our senior wellness program powered by Cooper Aerobics combines the latest research in the exercise science industry with proven techniques to help you live the healthiest lifestyle you can.

Our partnership with Cooper Aerobics empowers you to take your fitness training to the next level. Cooper Aerobics was founded by Dr. Kenneth Cooper, a leader in the health and wellness industry. This partnership is designed to help Members improve their physical health and live their longest life possible without ailments and morbidities.

When you become a Member at Ventana, we’ll work with you to find the most effective approach to physical wellness for you. We’ll guide you to exercises to help you maintain your health, improve your overall wellness and reach personal fitness goals.

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VentanaFIT includes health and wellness programs and offerings such as:

Cooper Quest Wellness Program

Developed exclusively by Cooper Aerobics, Members participate in functional movement screenings, health assessments and coaching sessions. Members can expect to receive exercise and lifestyle behavior coaching designed to improve the quality of each day with benefits that last a lifetime.


Our program includes equipment and personalized fitness programs to meet the unique needs of every Member. Members begin their health journey with equipment orientation sessions and individualized fitness programs to ensure ease-of-use and safety.

Water and Land Group Fitness Classes

Members can participate in yoga, Pilates, strength training, barre and cardio programs in our well-appointed Group Fitness Studio. You can also enjoy a variety of aqua-based group classes in the sparkling indoor pool. The class schedule is continually updated to provide the latest and most effective fitness training options.

On-Demand Classes

Members have access to hundreds of on-demand fitness classes via the Wexer Virtual system available in the Group Fitness Studio as well as access to on-demand fitness classes anytime, anywhere, on any internet enabled device with Cooper Aerobics On Demand.

How Do Members Get Started?

As a Member of Ventana, you’ll have access to a variety of tools to help you improve your health and wellness. You’ll meet with our Lifestyle, Wellness and Culinary teams to learn how best to utilize these resources for your health and well-being.

Once you become acclimated to community life, we encourage you to visit the fitness center and meet with a Cooper Aerobics Personal Trainer who is available Monday through Friday. To start, we’ll ask you to complete a health care questionnaire. This will help us understand your goals, preferences, concerns and anything else you feel inclined to share in regard to your overall wellness.

Next, you’ll meet with a Cooper Aerobics Teammate to participate in a Cooper Quest fitness assessment. You’ll complete a functional movement assessment and we’ll collect information including body composition and blood work. Once the assessment is complete, we’ll compare the results to your goals and find the best exercise regimen for you.

Cooper works hand-in-hand with Ventana’s physical therapists to ensure Members are improving and maintaining their health. Our personalized, hands-on approach to fitness helps Members customize their journey to physical wellness and find a program that suits their needs.

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See Our Fitness Center for Yourself!

We’re happy to tell you more about VentanaFIT and our partnership with Cooper Aerobics during your tour of the community! If you’d like to schedule an information session, don’t hesitate to reach out to the team! We’re always available to assist in researching and evaluating your options. You can also click on this link to schedule your personal tour of our community.

Why our Members Love VetanaFIT:

“VentanaFIT is an essential and most enjoyable part of my new life here at Ventana. A Cooper evaluation followed by an exercise program tailored to your personal needs, state-of-the-art equipment, walking group, group classes… [it] doesn’t get any better.” – Carmen, Ventana Member

“During COVID we feel the Fitness Center is the safest place to be outside our apartment. The staff is very conscientious in sanitizing all the equipment. They are also very knowledgeable and helpful. They recognize physical limitations & customize exercises to help you achieve your fitness goals. They work with us individually and in group/class settings, creating exercises that are challenging, unique and not repetitious. VentanaFit helps us stay in the best physical condition possible and we look forward to every session.” – Bonnie & Curtis, Ventana Members

“Unconsciously, I was seeking to revitalize my zest for living, to get out of the ruts. VentanaFIT has provided an exciting—and new for me—physical dimension to that, giving energy and vigor for all the social and interpersonal activities that occur daily in this community. From challenging, directed exercise to free time with all types of equipment, I can work at it in all kinds of weather, by myself or with new friends. And it is as close as an elevator ride.” – Earl, Ventana Member

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