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At any age or stage, the YMCA has health and fitness programs designed to help you achieve your goals.

Our memberships include access to:

  • Cardio rooms with modern equipment, including treadmills, stationary bikes, ellipticals, rowing machines and stair climbers.
  • Strength and Conditioning rooms, including free weights and weight-lifting machines
  • A YMCA Coach to help get you started. They can guide you in establishing healthy exercise behaviours while celebrating your continued success. Looking for more? Sign up with a personal trainer to create a personalized fitness program.

Group Fitness programs

From beginner level classes, to high-intensity boot camps, our group fitness classes will help you achieve your goals and help you feel a part of the YMCA community. Whether working to increase strength and endurance, lose weight or just stay active, joining a group is a great way to help keep you on track towards reaching your personal fitness goals.

Aquafit: Improve your range of motion and cardiovascular health! This combination aerobic and muscle conditioning class takes place in the shallow and deep water. Flotation belts will be used for the deep water portion of the class. (Hydro fit dumbbells may be used.)

Aqua Running – Whether you are recovering from an injury or looking for some “off-road” training, water running is great low impact/high resistance activity.

Aqua Walk Jog – Aquatic jogging provides you with the opportunity to walk or jog in the water while avoiding the impact incurred from walking or jogging on land. Strengthen and tone your muscles and enjoy the benefits of jogging in the water. Aquatic jogging is especially beneficial for those who have joint pain, or who are recovering from an injury or who are pregnant.

Aqua Bootcamp – A boot camp style class plus water equaling a total body tune up! This class will challenge you in an interactive military style workout incorporating circuit style cardio and strength training intervals.

Aqua Core – Resistance training using core stabilization has never been more refreshing. The water is the perfect place for improving dynamic balance, strength, agility and coordination. Learn to use training intensity, alignment, muscle involvement and muscle integration in this efficient total body workout.

Aqua Yoga – Aqua yoga is a unique series of exercises that combines the therapeutic and buoyant nature of water with the energizing and harmonizing effect of yoga. Many aqua yoga exercise are classical yoga postures adapted to water.

Aqua Gentle Fit – Strengthen and stretch in this shallow water workout. This program is great for rehabilitation and strengthening. This class moves at a slower pace.

Aqua Stretch– Aqua Stretch is helps restores mobility, decreases pain, increases exercise training efficiency, improves sports performance and improves general well-being. Using buoyancy and weighted resistance to produce outstanding results from athletic performance.

Aqua Zumba – Those looking to make a splash by adding a low-impact, high-energy aquatic exercise to their fitness routine. Aqua Zumba® blends the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance, for one pool party you shouldn’t miss!

Each class encourages participants to work continuously on one muscle group at a time. This muscle conditioning class can take your strength and endurance training to a whole new level.

A high intensity, low choreography body conditioning class that works both strength and stamina. This class is a dynamic and challenging workout combining cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance exercises.

Cardio – Cardio combines motivating music and a balance of choreographed and athletic patterns. Participants have the option of performing the movements at a low impact or high impact level.

Cardio Blast – A quick 30 min or less cardio workout to get your heart pumping. This workout will include a variety of different exercise designed to improve your agility, endurance and stamina.

Cardio Kick – This class begins with an intense cardio workout, incorporating power, coordination and endurance moves. Cardio Kick is an amazing interval workout that combines cardio, basic boxing and modified martial arts kicks. Classes will conclude with a relaxing stretch.

Cardio Strength Mix – Variety is the key to this workout. Target all the components of fitness in one class. Each class could include any version of cardio and strength training from our menu of programs. Come on out and experience different styles of cardio and strength training using different types of equipment.

A class designed for those who would like to take part in yoga but are not able to get down on the floor for some of the movements due to physical restrictions. The focus is on posture, deep breathing, stretching and tensing of muscles, lubrication of joints and range of motion.

Circuit training is a great tool to use for people who are interested in weight loss, muscle gain and overall strength increases. The class involves multiple cardio/strength exercises that are completed one right after the other. Each exercise will be done once or multiple times in each class. Consider taking the circuit exercises learned in class and doing them on your own as well!

Cycle is a great cardio workout appropriate for all fitness levels. Participants are able to adjust their workout to match their individual fitness level.

A gentle way to start if you are looking to get moving. We use chairs to help with balance, and include some strength and cardio to help you get going; whether you are new to exercise or looking for a class to get you started, this is the class for you.

Gravity is a strength training class using the Gravity training system. This workout has the function for incline plane and gravity resistance for a full body workout kick starting your metabolism and helping you meet your goals.

Expert coaching and motivating music will guide you through functional and integrated exercise using your body weight, weight plates and a platform.

Group Power® is Your Hour of Power! Blast all your muscles with this high-rep weight training workout. Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates, and body weight, Group Power combines squats, lunges, presses, and curls with functional integrated exercises. Dynamic music and a motivating group atmosphere will get your heart rate up, make you sweat, and push you to a personal best! Power Up!

On The Move – A full body workout including cardiovascular and muscle conditioning. This program is suitable for the older adult thru to the beginner exerciser incorporating a variety of resistance apparatus to improve strength, balance, flexibility and posture.

On the Move: Chair Fitness – A class designed for those who would like to take part in a fitness class but are unable to do some of the movements due to physical restrictions.

On the Move: Balance – Improve your balance. On the Move provides a variety of exercise targeting your agility and coordination.

On the Move: Cycle & Strength – A great extension to the regular On the Move program focusing on a full body workout utilizing the cycles. The class will include a variety of resistance apparatus to improve core stability, muscular strength, flexibility and posture.

On the Move: Strength & Cardio – This class will include a variety of resistance apparatus to improve core stability, muscular strength, flexibility and posture while also working on your cardio. Participants have the option of performing the movements at a low impact or high impact level.

Step includes choreographed and athletic patterns resulting in a motivating cardiovascular and lower body conditioning workout. A great way to improve your coordination while toning and defining legs and glutes.

Through postures, meditation and breathing exercises, you will learn to bring yourself to a peaceful frame of mind. Improved strength and flexibility are the physical benefits of practicing yoga.

Zumba is a spicy new program that combines Latin and international music with hot dance steps.

Strengthsquest - self assessment

• Identify your top 5 talents
• Learn the power behind your talents and how to intentionally apply them daily
• The benefits and power of a strengths based approach
• The tools to begin your StrengthsQuest journey and establish a strengths based culture

Leadership Communication

• Identify your communication style
• Gain awareness about the impact you have on others based on how you communicate
• Learn techniques and the awareness needed to be a truly great communicator

Transformational Leadership

• Defining leadership throughout the ages
• Learn to differentiate between trending concepts on leadership to those that are proven, relevant and applicable today
• Learn to identify what leadership styles have influenced you and what leadership style and the characteristics you would most like to exemplify. What form of leadership is your team or organization led by? Which style would have the most impact?

Strategic Planning

• Why is it important?
• How does one get started?
• What makes a good strategic plan? – learn the essentials

Team Effectiveness - Stages of Development

• Be provided with the tools needed to assess at what level of performance your team is working at
• Learn to kick start and transition your team to one that is highly performing

Mindfulness - Group Approach

• Strategies, techniques & its importance towards attaining a work/life balance

Strengthsquest - Motivation and Engagement

• Learn to manage your talents and those of your team as an interactive process
• You will be able to assess if you are in the right role and determine if managing people is the right fit for you? Are you developing or damaging your teams?

Managing Performance

• Tried and true tools perfect for staff evaluations
• You will be able to differentiate between critical behaviour needing intervention versus behaviour that can be coached
• You will be provided with the tools on how to address staff behaviour & coach your teams


• Learn the science, physiological & psychological responses that impact decision making and personal interaction
• You will be able to look at the work environment through a different lens noting its impact on potential employee performance and learning the means to intervene and influence for better results

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Resiliency

• Provides additional insights on how you are perceived and how that awareness can lead to greater impact as a leader

Change Management

• Examines the impact change has throughout an organization and provides you with the tools and understanding of how to navigate through change with the least collateral & cultural damage

Conflict Resolution

• Learn the tools needed to be able to find the common ground needed to move beyond an impasse

The Art of Persuasion

• Realize the weight of your words and actions and how to put that knowledge to the best use
• Where do you fit within the political milieu?

Strengthsquest - followership and leadership

• Move beyond what your individual talents contribute to a team and start to learn to intentionally aim & maximize the talents of others
• With this understanding you will be able to address and provide what your team members need from you as their leader

Principled-Centre Leadership

• You will learn to appreciate and consider the weight of responsibility that comes as you evolve as a leader
• You will examine ethical dilemmas and the means to address them, as well as the consequences those decisions may have

Philanthropic Leadership

• Learn a strategic approach to philanthropic visioning for your organization. As the funding landscape changes so too must our approach to philanthropy
• You will examine your readiness to adapt to these changes and how to instill a framework and culture of philanthropy that can be sustained for the long term

Board Governance

• Learn the importance of Governance and the essential role it plays as part of any organization
• Learn to assess at what stage of Governance your board operates at and how to move their level of engagement should your organization be ready for the shift
• You will be given the tools to fully understand & implement best practices of governance into your organization

Collaboration and Strategic Partnerships

• You will be provided with the tools in order to assess the readiness of your organization and your board to collaborate or partner with another organization
• We will discuss and examine what governing practices need to be in place in order for collaboration to not only occur but also succeed

Unconscious Bias

• Everyone is biased. With that understanding and acceptance you will learn how to make decisions that acknowledges the role bias can often play within that process
• You will discuss best practices and be provided with the tools needed to implement them

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