On November 19, 2020 the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) issued an Order and province-wide restrictions in regards to wearing masks and participating in athletic activities. These are effective immediately until further notice.
- Masks are now required for everyone in all public indoor settings and workplaces, which includes our facility. Please wear a mask all the time including while exercising except for those who are unable.
- All high-intensity fitness classes are cancelled until further notice.
We are only offering low intensity group fitness classes. They are only open to members with active accounts and pre-registration is required. This is in accordance with the order from the PHO and allows for COVID-19 contact tracing if necessary. As always there is no charge for these classes.
Members can sign up beginning Wednesday, June 16.
Two ways to do this:
- Call 250 960 6366
- In person at the Front Desk
Space is limited and is first-come first serve. Members cannot sign up others except for those listed on their active NSC household account. Please ensure you are committing to attend to ensure fair access.
Choose from the seven group fitness classes below offered throughout the week:
As the COVID-19 situation evolves, so will our response. Your cooperation is key to the Northern Sport Centre’s successful operations.
We will only accept 100% compliance. Members and users who fail to follow our guidelines will be asked to leave the facility and may not be welcome to return.
- All group fitness classes are part of your membership fee.
- Activities are suitable for all levels of fitness - just do your best.
- Class dates/times and instructors are subject to change. They may be cancelled at any time for illness, Covid-19 orders, facility bookings and other activities. Please follow us on social media to stay updated or check out our Twitter feed on the web home page.
A few things to remember to ensure a positive and respectful experience for everyone:
- Please limit your use of scents such as perfume and cologne when attending these classes.
- Children 13 - 15 can participate with a parent/guardian in attendance. Youth 16 - 18 are permitted without a parent/guardian.
- Children under twelve are not permitted to participate or sit in on classes. They cannot sit outside the room or in the hallway while their parents participate.
- Drop in fitness classes are closed to late arrivals. This prevents disrupting the instructor and the participants.
- Outdoor shoes are not permitted in the fitness areas.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
10:30am - 11:30am
This very popular 50+ class is lead by David and Rebecca. Each brings a unique movement philosophy to every class. They will get you on your way to fitness or improving your fitness level. If you have medical issues that have have limited your participation in other fitness activities, Boomer Fit is for you.
Tuesday: 9:00am - 10:00am
Thursday: 6:00am - 7:00am
Friday: 9:00am - 10:00am
All Cardio n' Core classes are cancelled until further notice.
Get your heart pumping with an energetic mix of Tabata, HIIT and other cardio-style routines led by Alex, David and Rebecca. Core work in the last twenty minutes ensures a total workout experience.
All Cycle Fit classes are cancelled until further notice.
5:00pm - 6:00pm
6:00am - 7:00am
5:30pm - 6:30pm
12:15pm - 1:00pm
Join Rebecca for this this high intensity class! Challenge your cycling performance, cardio fitness and muscular endurance. If you want to take your cycle fitness to a higher level, this is your class. Cycle Fit is suitable for riders fresh off the training wheels as well as those seeking a new challenge.
Sunday: 9:00am - 10:00am
All Sculpt n' Core classes are cancelled until further notice.
Join Kim for this innovative mix of Pilates, Fit Barre, and toning floor work. You will use body weight, free weights and foam rollers - expect the unexpected!
Monday: 10:30am - 11:30am
Kim has updated this popular class to a low intensity strength-based workout. No drill sergeants, just all the strength and core conditioning you can handle. Train with cutting edge methods and equipment to create a healthier you.
Tuesday: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Gentle Yoga is a great class if you are new to yoga or just need to slow down. Receive assistance while building a foundation to improve your strength and balance.
Wednesday: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
All Nia classes are cancelled until further notice.
Nia is a fun, energizing and inspirational fitness experience! Nia uniquely blends dance, martial arts & the healing arts. Enjoy a variety of eclectic music and simple, creative, choreography. This combination encourages self-expressions while creating power, precision, mindfulness and grounding.
Nia also provides you with space for self-healing, focus, awareness and relaxation. Join Kathleen for this non-impact class that is practiced barefoot and adaptable to individual needs and abilities. Youth 13 - 15 are permitted with a parent/guardian in attendance/participating.
All Power Yoga classes are cancelled until further notice.
Saturday: 9:30am - 10:30am
Led by Leah, Power Yoga is the perfect blend of combining strength and relaxation all into one class. Using traditional yoga poses integrated with dynamic vinyasas and challenging postures, you will build strength and concentration. Enjoy a peaceful savasana and leave feeling calm and empowered.
Tuesday and Wednesday: 6:00am - 7:00am
Join David on Field 2 for this new class and build a strong base for your body’s movements by working on flexibility, joint stability, dynamic balance, coordination and muscular strength. A total body conditioning that will get you ready for many summer activities.
On break for Spring and Summer 2021. Returning Fall 2021.
Tai Chi's gentle movements combine yoga and meditation followed by smooth and graceful transitions. Paz Milburn teaches the 24 Simplified Yang Style from the Taoist principle and Chen Style. Calm your mind, improve balance and connect with your “chi” the vital force that Chinese philosophy believes animates the body. You must be 16+ years of age to participate in this class.
Wednesday + Friday: 10:30am - 11:30am
Make time to restore, relax and return to your breath through a slow, nourishing practice led by Vivian. In the practice of Yin, allow your body to passively release into deeper relaxation and flexibility.
Monday + Wednesday: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Saturday: 9:15am - 10:15am
Join Leah and Vivian as they lead the ancient practice of uniting your breath and physical posture. Acquire improved flexibility, balance, strength and mental clarity. Yoga is for all levels and abilities. Classes range in style depending on the instructor’s teaching practice. No previous yoga experience is necessary!
Yoga Flow offers a modern approach to the ancient practice of yoga. Incorporate dynamic movement and classical breathing techniques to this practice. Join Denise and Leah and rejuvenate with creative sequences designed to balance the mind and body.
Tuesday, Thursday + Friday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
All Zumba classes are cancelled until further notice.
Zumba is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ ! Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are called exercise in disguise.
Youth 13 - 15 are permitted with a parent/guardian in attendance/participating.