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Fitness Programs

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Winter Fitness Classes

In keeping with all current public health guidelines, we are excited to offer Winter Classes for Winter 2021. From beginner to advanced classes, we have a variety of options to help you get healthy and active.

Registration for our 2021 Winter classes opens 12:00 p.m. on Monday, January 11 and is available online only through the Town’s Recreation Portal

To support public health guidelines, the Town is not able to offer drop-in participation for Winter 2021; all fitness class participants must be registered in advance. 

For more information, or if you have any questions on our classes, please email or call (709) 782-6290.

Note: The BodyQuest Fitness Centre is also open for members, by appointment only. Modifications have been made to comply with the COVID-19 public health guidelines for gyms and fitness centres. Click here to view more information regarding hours of operation, procedures and membership payment plans.

Class Schedule

Winter Fitness Classes run for 10 weeks and begin the week of January 14, 2020.

General Classes

Body Weight Blast

Time: Thursday – 6:00 p.m.

Cost: $50 for one 10 week session

  • This class will challenge you head to toe while helping to improve your coordination and balance
  • With the use of functional, strength, balance, and bodyweight exercises, this class is a full-body workout
  • With modifications available, this class is suitable for all fitness levels in a high energy group setting 
Yoga Flow

Time: Thursday – 7:15 p.m.

Cost: $40 for one 10 week session

  • Moving through sequences from basic to complex, this class will maintain awareness and focus on the breath while working towards moving through basic to advanced postures
  • This style of yoga builds heat, flexibility, and strength while maintaining focus on good alignment and sound structure
  • Participants are encouraged to please bring a yoga mat 
Shine Dance Fitness™

Time: Friday – 7:00 a.m.

Cost: $50 for one 10 week session

  • A high cardio class rooted in jazz, ballet, and hip hop styles combined with upbeat music
  • The SHiNE™ dance floor is open to EVERYBODY.
  • No dance experience necessary - come as you are!
  • Modifications available for a lower impact class
Yoga at St. Thomas Line

Time: Saturday – 9:00 a.m.

Cost: $40 for one 10 week session

  • Intended for beginners or those who prefer a gentle, slower-paced practice
  • Explore the foundations of yoga, standing and sitting postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and balance
  • Participants can expect to improve their overall fitness level by gaining strength, flexibility and balance
  • Participants are encouraged to please bring a yoga mat
Spin

Time: Monday – 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $70 for one 10 week session

  • An effective workout that allows you to train in the off-season or for healthy living
  • Utilizes an adjustable fitness bike
  • Offering varied routines, spin class is suitable for all ability levels and is sure to burn calories
Gentle Flow Yoga
Time: Monday – 7:15 p.m. and Tuesday - 7:15 p.m. 
(Note: Tuesday night class is more suited for beginner/intermediate)

Cost: $40 for one 10 week session

  • Stay limber longer! As time goes on, we tend to become more inflexible, eventually leading to many restrictions in our daily lives
  • This class focuses on maintaining and improving flexibility while stretching through a series of yoga movements suitable for a beginner to intermediate level
  • Participants are encouraged to please bring a yoga mat
Yoga Strong
Time: Tuesday – 6:00 p.m.

Cost: $40 for one 10 week session

  • A more dynamic version of traditional yoga, this 50-minute class is low impact with a focus on isometric strength drills
  • Focusing on different parts of the body, this class is great for anyone looking to increase strength that may lack mobility or endurance
  • With the addition of extra resistance through light hand weights and resistance bands, this class is a great way to work your muscles in new ways!
  • Participants are encouraged to please bring a yoga mat
Chair One Fitness™
Time: Wednesday – 11:00 a.m.

Cost: $50 for one 10 week session

  • A comprehensive chair exercise program that is designed to deliver a fun, interactive workout for individuals who may have complications standing during a fitness regimen
  • Takes place completely in a chair (or wheelchair)
  • Variety of low intensity and high-intensity movements with adaptions available to cater to individual needs
  • Led by a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)


Most suitable for: 

  • Seniors
  • Individuals with balance deficits, injuries, or physical challenges
  • Individuals seeking a low impact fitness activity
Pound®
Time: Wednesday – 6:00 p.m.

Cost: $50 for one 10 week session 

  • A full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements.
  • Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. 
Snowshoe Popups
Time: Various dates from January to March

Cost: Free

  • Stay active this winter and try snowshoeing in and around our beautiful town 
  • No experience necessary
  • No cost to participate
  • Snowshoe rentals are available for a small rental fee at Reception - Paradise Double Ice Complex (Note: rentals are on a first-come, first-serve basis with no reserves available - limited sizes and availability). 

 

Online Registration Instructions

  •  Visit our  Recreation Portal. If you already have an account, proceed to the "Logon to Account" button.

  • If you have not created an account, it is suggested that you do so before the morning of registration. To create an account, under Course Registration click the "Create Account" button on the homepage.
  • Please note the time on our computer's server may differ slightly from your computer time (e.g. time may say 8:58 a.m. and your computer may say 9:01 a.m.) so please be patient.

  • For further instructions, please follow our Creating a Public Access Account Page or contact our Recreation Technician (709-782-3909) or Recreation Department by phone (709-782-6290) or email.

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