Group Fitness Class Descriptions
THESE CLASSES ARE INCLUDED WITH YOUR MEMBERSHIP. All fitness levels and abilities are welcome to participate as these are non-competitive and fun programs that aim to make everyone feel good. Modification and intensity options are provided in all classes! This is a list of all classes we offer during the year. Some classes may not be offered in every session. The class schedule is available here.

All fitness instructors employed by Recreation Services are accredited through the Manitoba Fitness Council (MFC) and other recognized national/international training organizations.

Aging Actively

Designed for our 55+ populations in mind. Members are encourage to register for these classes to guarantee their spot. Drop-in participants will be accepted as space allows.

Aging Actively Aquafitness - Enjoy the buoyancy and resistance effects of water in this fun and refreshing exercise class. Both shallow and deep water workouts will provide cardio, muscular endurance and flexibility without any jarring impact. 

Aging Actively Resistance Training - Enjoy a social atmosphere while you work on general muscular conditioning (strength and endurance), flexibility, stability and balance; resulting in greater mobility and reduced injuries.

Aging Actively Gentle Yoga - This basic yoga experience will leave you feeling calm, refreshed and full of energy while challenging both your balance and flexibility to improve your quality of life.

Aquatic Workout

Get active in the pool with an intense, low impact workout.

Aqua Boot Camp (deep end) - A fast-paced circuit style interval training workout in the deep end of the pool for those who want to work hard but keep it low impact. Participants must be comfortable being in the DEEP END. Aqua belts provided.

Aqua Interval (deep end) - High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is getting wet! Experience an aqua workout in the DEEP END that uses interval training formats where you alternate between working hard and recovering. This total body workout uses the natural resistance of the water to challenge the body. Participants must be comfortable being in the DEEP END. Aqua belts provided.

Aqua Interval (shallow end) - High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is getting wet! Experience an aqua workout in the SHALLOW END that uses interval training formats where you alternate between working hard and recovering. This total body workout uses the natural resistance of the water to challenge the body.

Aqua Zumba (shallow end) - Have some fun in the shallow end of the pool and get energized with Zumba in the water while improving your cardiovascular endurance and toning your body.

Cardio and/or Choreography

Come and get your sweat on! Cycling or routine based classes.

Cycle Xpress - Kick your regular workout routine into high gear while riding to the beat of energy-infused music.  Experience a variety of class styles from intervals to real-road rides.  Watch this class!

Metis Jigging - A blend of French, Scottish, Irish and First Nations dance styles. It is a high energy dance with quick and complex footwork, so come prepared to work up a good sweat.

Reebok Step - Enjoy a cardio workout using Reebok step benches that will keep you on your toes with fun and easy-to-follow routines.  Watch this class!

Zumba - Zumba is a high energy, Latin inspired dance fitness class that will have you dancing to a variety of rhythms. There are no rules except to have fun and sweat as you get lost in the music and express yourself. Ditch the gym workout and join the dance party!  Watch this class!

Combo Classes/HIIT Training

Workouts to maximize your time and cover all your exercise needs.

Asana Cardio Fusion - This new twist on training is a blend of our body fusion, hard core fusion and cardio interval classes! Moves using your body weight, portable equipment and yoga postures will bring your heart rate up as well as strengthen and lengthen your muscles for a total mind and body workout.  Watch this class!

Cardio Interval - Build your cardiovascular and muscular endurance with a variety of interval formats. Movements will challenge your agility, speed, power, strength and endurance using your body weight and a variety of equipment.  Watch this class!

Functional Circuit Tabata - Build muscular strength and endurance with 20 seconds of work, followed by 10 seconds of rest repeated 8 times for 6-8 sets. Your will use cable machines, portable equipment and your body weight in a circuit that will challenge you to work hard and help you achieve your fitness goals. 

HIIT Circuit - This interval training workout will utilize a variety of work to rest formats as well as different portable equipment and body weight exercises to challenge your muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular system, agility, power and coordination. Get ready to work hard for awesome results! Watch this class!

HIIT Cycle - Challenge yourself with a combination of our HIIT Circuit and Cycle Xpress classes and work your entire body and all components of fitness... muscular strength ad endurance, power, coordination, aerobic and anaerobic fitness. Watch this class!

Tabata Plus - Take your workout to the next level by alternating between a 4 min set of Strength Training and a 4 min set of Tabata. Strength Training sets may or may not be timed and emphasis will be on lower reps and heavier loads, Tabata sets will be 20 sec of hard work followed by 10 sec of rest, repeated 8 times, and will focus on bringing your heart rate up. A variety of portable equipment will be used for this class. Watch this class!

Triple Threat - Cover all your bases in one fitness class by doing 15 min or cardio, 15 min of strength , 15 min of core work and yoga based stretching. A variety of portable equipment will be used for a fun and efficient workout. Watch this class!

Ultimate Tabata - Using a 2:1 ratio this HIIT (high intensity interval training) workout will challenge you to vigorously push your cardio, muscular strength and muscular endurance abilities.  A variety of portable equipment and body weight exercises will be used.  Watch this class!

Muscle Building

Use a variety of equipment to build muscle!

Abs & Glutes - Target and challenge your core and legs with this strength and conditioning class using a variety of equipment and training formats.  Watch this class!

Functional Circuit - Build muscular strength and endurance with an easy to follow class that guides your through a circuit designed to hit every muscle group. Stations may include cable machines, body weight or portable equipment. Watch this class!

Powerhouse - Enjoy a total body workout and improve your muscular strength and endurance while using a variety of equipment and body weight exercises.  Watch this class!

TRX Combo - Experience a new level of body weight training using the TRX Suspension System complimented with portable equipment for a fun and effective workout that uses a variety of movements and intervals to challenge your strength and stamina.  Watch this class!

Rejuvenate and Recover

Find your inner focus and assist your body in recovering from life stresses.

Active Stretch - This non-yoga based class will reduce stiffness, improve mobility and increase flexibility to help you feel, move and perform better. Expect a variety of circuit styles and stretch durations using portable equipment including foam rollers for myofascial release. Watch this class!

Body Fusion - Enjoy a fusion of group fitness and yoga to keep your body and mind connected as you flow and blend one pose into the next. Watch this class!

Hard Core Fusion - Increase your flexibility and muscular endurance with static and dynamic yoga poses that will make you longer and stronger. Additional resistance may be added with dynabands.  Watch this class!

Progressive Relaxation - Discover how to train your body to be calm, your mind to focus, and your emotions to be in your control. You will experience the foundational elements of meditation that you can implement into your everyday life for more peace and presence. Bring a towel or blanket. Watch this class!

 

 

Watch our group fitness classes in action!