Fitness Programs


Please wear active clothing, appropriate footwear and bring a water bottle.

Only Members may participate in fitness workshops and orientations.

Fitness Safety Orientation

Need a refresher? Are you unfamiliar with the exercise equipment in our fitness centre? Sign up for an orientation.

Fridays, September 13th and October 4th
2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Friday, November 1st
2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Register

Fitness Centre Hours

The Fitness Centre is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 3:30 p.m. All users must have taken a Safety Orientation.



Line Dancing

Wednesdays, September 11th – November 27th
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join Karen as she teaches you the steps to some great songs while offering lots of laughs and great exercise.

Instructor: Karen Hodgins

Register

Monday Yoga

Mondays, September 9th – December 9th
(no classes Oct. 14th and Nov. 11th)

1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

This class will give you the tools you need to improve your strength, balance and overall well-being in a relaxing and calm atmosphere.

Instructor: Sue Keyton


Register

Wednesday Evening Yoga

Wednesdays, September 11th – December 4th
(no class Oct. 16th)

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

This class will give you the tools you need to improve your strength, balance and overall well-being in a relaxing and calm atmosphere.

Instructor: Sue Keyton

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Weights 101

Tuesdays, September 10th – December 3rd
(no class Oct. 29th)

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Bring it back to the basics of weight training. Proper form and technique for every body part. This class is as challenging as you make it!

Instructor: Kristen Penner

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Lite n’ Lively

Mondays, September 9th – December 9th
(No classes Oct. 14th & Nov. 11th)

9:15 am – 10:15 am

Lite n’ Lively is a light fun workout that includes cardio exercises to improve coordination, strength, flexibility and balance.

Instructor: Sue Keyton


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Growing Young

Tuesdays, September 10th – December 3rd (No class Oct. 15th)
9:30 am – 10:30 am


Fridays, September 13th – December 6th
(No class Oct. 18th)
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m

Did you know that we can choose how we want to age? This program is designed to show how anyone can stay feeling young and vibrant. The gentle techniques target poor posture, chronic pain, back & joint issues, hip & knee replacements, loss of energy & mobility and prevent muscle atrophy. Growing Young is suitable for everyone, no matter their age. Exercises include mostly chair based and some standing.

Instructor: Sue Keyton


Register: Tuesdays
Register: Fridays

Zumba Gold

Mondays, September 9th – December 9th
10:30 – 1130 a.m.

(No classes Oct. 14th & Nov. 11th)

Zumba is an aerobic based activity using Latin dance steps and is suitable for all fitness levels. Ditch the workout and join the Dance Party!

Instructor: Sue Keyton


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Circuit Training

Thursdays, September 12th – December 5th
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

(No class Oct. 31st)

Combination of body movement with or without resistance as well as using a variety of fitness equipment. This will be a full body workout from high intensity to low impact and everything in between. These classes will help build strength and endurance all at your own pace.

Instructor: Kristen Penner

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St. James Walking Group

Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m.
September 10th – October 29th

Join your friends and fellow members for a brisk walk around the St. James neighbourhood. Walking has been proven to increase happiness, cardiovascular fitness, balance, and is a great way to spend quality time with each other.

Register

Health & Wellbeing Workshops

Fridays, September 13h – October 25th from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
(No class Oct. 18th)

Fridays, November 1st – December 6th from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

**NO DROP-INS**

Variety of topics will be covered during this 6 week series. **Must have prior meditation experience or taken Intro to Meditation with Sue to attend this workshop series.

Instructor: Sue Keyton

Register (Nov. Session)

Pickleball

Fall Session begins on September 4th. Registration begins on Monday, August 12th

Before registration please read the Pickleball Code of Conduct which can be found HERE

Sturgeon Heights Community Centre
210 Rita Street
Monday

10:00-12:10- Intermediate A
12:10-2:05- Intermediate B
2:05-4:00- Novice

Wednesday

10:00-12:10- Intermediate A
12:10-2:05- Intermediate B
2:05-4:00- Novice

Friday

10:00-12:10- Intermediate A
12:10-2:05- Intermediate B
2:05-4:00- Novice

Please Note: Please register in the time slot that you played in in the springtime. We will be capping the registration for each slot at 34 participants. If there is space, we will facilitate the movement of players between the groups, after the program begins in September. So if you are wanting a different time slot then before, we can discuss this in September.


Pickleball

Tuesdays

Westwood Community Church
401 Westwood Drive

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.


Pickleball Costs:

$60 members

$100 non-members

Register: Fall Session 2019
**PLEASE NOTE:**

Slot times may be adjusted due to registration numbers.All registered players must have taken lessons. Lessons are available through the leisure guide.

Pickleball Drop-in Policy

In order to ensure that we do not have an excessive number of players for any group, drop-in players will not be permitted to play on that day, in that time slot, if by the time play begins there are 28 or more Registered Pickleball Members already in attendance. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS!

*Drop in fees are $3 for members, $5 for non-members. Non-members will be asked to join St. James 55+ after three drop-ins!