Exercise & Athletcs

Pilgrim residents enjoy the physical and mental benefits of exercise at the Aquatic Fitness Center, Exercise Center, and through participation in various athletic groups and activities. Improved health and increased cardiovascular strength is obtained through participation in any of the exercise programs and activities offered on campus.

Aquatics Program
The Aquatic Fitness Center features a warm water exercise pool for therapy and exercise and is equipped with chair lifts for individuals who are non-ambulatory. Aquatic classes and free swim are available. The facility is open to residents seven days a week.


Exercise Center
The Exercise Center features a wide variety fo exercise equipment for increasing your fitness level. Our trainers are available to help you personalize your wellness program. There is equipment for strength training, flexibility, cardio, core strength, toning, and balance and agility improvement.

Regularly scheduled one hour yoga classes from gentle and intermediate levels to chair yoga are available for all residents.



Tai Chi
Residents meet and lead Tai-Chi practice.





Pilgrim Place looks up at Mt. Baldy (10,065 feet above sea      level). There are over 6 hiking trails in the Mt. Baldy area that are easily accessible to Pilgrim Place residents. 

The "Pilgrim Pacers" racewalking group meets once a week at the Pomona College track 1 mile east of the campus.

A group of energetic Pilgrim Place residents play tennis three times a week at the local Pomona College tennis courts located just ½ mile east of campus.

Local Activities Also Include
Golf at several local courses. Horseshoes and Roque just around the corner and cross-country and downhill skiing and snowshoeing in our local mountains, just an hour away by car.