Group Fitness Drop-in Classes

Spring 2022   |   April 25 - June 26

COVID-19

The Northern Sport Centre is committed to following the orders issued by the Provincial Health Officer. 

Until further notice:

  • Wearing a mask in the facility is not required but strongly recommended.  
  • Clean all equipment BEFORE and AFTER use. 
  • Continue to practice physical distancing.
  • Stay home if you are feeling ill.

Don't Forget!

  • All group fitness classes are part of your membership fee.  
  • No classes on stat holidays: Monday, May 23 (Victoria Day), Friday, May 27 (UNBC Convocation)
  • 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 visit the specific class below, follow us on social media to stay updated or check out our Twitter feed on the web home page. 
  • Please ensure you have scanned in at the Front Desk upon arrival at the facility to allow Zone access. Carry your FOB with you as you move around the Zones.  

Click on the class you are interested in for description, day and time!

Children and Youth Class Access

  • Children 13 - 15 can participate with a parent/guardian in attendance.
  • Youth 16 + are permitted without a parent/guardian.
  • Children under 12 are not permitted to participate or sit in on classes. They cannot sit outside the room or in the hallway while their parents participate.

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.
  • Pick up your NSC Class Pass at the Front Desk thirty (30) minutes before class time to confirm your spot. One pass per person. No taking a pass(s) to save a spot for others.
  • 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.

Boomer Fit

Monday and Wednesday: 10:30am - 11:25am

Age is just a number in this fun and popular class for those 50+! Grab a friend (or meet a new one!) as you exercise your way to fitness or an improved fitness level using weights, bands and more. Led by Erica and Rebecca in Zone 6 if you have medical issues that have limited your participation, join us!


Cycle Fit

Tuesday and Thursday: 6:00am - 6:55am 

This high intensity class will challenge your cycling performance, cardiovascular 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. David teaches this popular morning class up in Zone 6. 


Cycle 'n Core

Monday: 5:00pm - 5:55pm

Join Rebecca in Zone 6 for this combination of Cycle Fit and Core Fit! 35 minutes of cycling and 20 minutes of core work on the floor will jumpstart your week and build cardio and strength.


Core Fit

Tuesday: 7:15pm - 7:45pm

Saturday: 10:15am - 10:45am 

Jon Lon in Zone 6 for this 30-minute blast to your mid-section will improve posture, increase balance and reduce back pain.  A combination of plyometric cardio and core stability routines will find those abs you forgot you had! 


Fit Camp

Monday and Wednesday: 6:15pm - 7:15pm (classes cancelled May 23 - June 13)

Tuesday: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am - 9:55am 

Northern Sport Centre’s signature Boot Camp will take amp up your fitness using an interval-based workout. No drill sergeants, but all the hard-core conditioning you can handle. Head up to Zone 6 and train with cutting edge methods and equipment to create a healthier you. 

Lon teaches Tuesday night and Saturday morning. Kim Monday and Wednesday.  


Gentle Yoga

Friday: 12:00pm - 12:55pm

Gentle Yoga is a great class if you are new to yoga or feel the need for a more restful approach. Vivian leads a slower pace that allows for personal guidance while building a foundation to improve your strength and balance.  


Vinyasa Yoga

Wednesday: 4:30pm - 5:25pm

Vinyasa is a smooth sequence of yoga poses, seamlessly progressing from one to the next, anchored by the breath. Also known as flow, this dynamic style of yoga incorporates lengthening, strengthening, opening, core, and balance postures. And of course a delicious savasana at the end of your practice! 

Led by Leah, it will help you achieve and maintain healthy metabolism, athletic posture, an alive body and a focused mind.


HIIT Boot Camp

Friday: 6:00am - 6:55am

Get ready to sweat! This high intensity interval training class consists of circuit type training that incorporates cardio, resistance training, and core, all in a fast faced, feel the burn workout!

Love the workout, love the results! David teaches all three classes.   


Gentle Vinyasa Yoga

Tuesday and Saturday: 9:00am - 10:15am

Vinyasa is the union of breath and movement. This is a beginner flow class at a slower pace, with variations and modifications to poses offered to make it accessible to all. We will gently flow through lengthening, opening, and soothing asanas (yoga postures), while being mindful to the alignment of the body and the breath. It will help you maintain high metabolism, healthy posture, and an energetic body. If you’ve been wanting to try Vinyasa but weren’t sure if it would be suitable for you, let Leah introduce you to this this practice.


Nia (Non Impact Aerobics)

Monday and Wednesday: 5:30pm - 6:30pm 

Nia is a fun, energizing and inspirational fitness experience! Join Kathleen for this unqieu blend of dance, martial arts & the healing arts, with a variety of eclectic music and simple, creative, choreography. 


Yin Yoga

Wednesday and Friday: 10:30am - 11:45am

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.  


NEW! Strength n' Conditioning

Thursday: 5:00pm - 5:55pm

New to our schedule and designed by Rebecca, this class uses dumbbells, kettlebells and your own body weight to increase strength, flexibility and cardio. Head up to Zone 6 for an energizing workout with other like-minded participants!


Yoga

Wednesday: 12:00pm - 12:55pm

Join Vivian as she leads 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! 


Yin Yoga Fusion

Monday: 10:30am - 11:45am

Join Vivian for this balance and blend of active yoga and a gentle flow. Combining a passive side of Yin Yoga and a softening and surrender deep into the connective tissues, this class is a well-rounded practice and open to all levels.


Zumba

Thursday: 5:00pm - 5:55pm (cancelled May 26)

Zumba is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ ! 

Taught by Benita, once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are called exercise in disguise.

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