Exercise

  • Walk and Talk for Life

    Mondays
    1:00-3:00pm
    Please note that registration for this program is now closed.

    Kickstart your personal fitness in the new year by joining us for a free, 10-week wellness program run in collaboration with the University of British Columbia’s School of Medicine. Students from the School of Medicine will provide participants of the Walk and Talk for Life Program with an assessment of their general health and fall risk, as well as a functional fitness assessment and 10 wellness sessions that will include 60 minutes of exercise and 45-minute health education talks on a variety of topics including nutrition, exercise, and more.

     

  • Intro to Latin Dance

    Tuesdays
    1:30-2:30PM
    $5 Members | $6 Non-members

    Join us for an introductory Latin dance class. Learn the fundamentals of dance, including basic steps, rhythm and timing. You’ll gain basic knowledge and the confidence to get out on the dance floor and start having fun! No partner or experience required.

    See our latest blog post for more information!

  • Walking Club

    Fridays (ongoing)
    10:00am - 11:00 am
    Free

    Let’s walk together to get fit! Walking is a great cardiovascular exercise that works your entire body. Walking can reduce the risk of hip fractures, stroke, and heart disease, and protect the brain against memory loss. Our walking club offers various 1-hour walks in the neighbourhood for individuals of all skills levels. Nordic poles available for interested participants.

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    Tai Chi

    Wednesdays
    9:30-10:30
    $6 Members | $7 Non-members

    Learn this ancient Chinese martial art form that uses deliberate standing movements, meditation and deep breathing to enhance your physical and mental well-being. Described as “meditation in motion,” this practice improves your flexibility, joint strength, circulation, balance, and coordination and increases your mental focus and awareness, helping you achieve a sense of inner peace.

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    Stretch and Strength

    Mondays
    10:30AM - 11:30AM
    $7 Members | $8 Non-members

    This class focuses on gentle stretches that help with relaxation, relieve tension, and maintain your range of motion. It also features gentle strength exercises that target the upper and lower body to increase strength and overall fitness.

  • Osteo-Fit

    Wednesdays
    11:00AM-12:00PM
    $7 Members | $8 Non-members

    Taught by an accredited instructor, this class is a BC Women’s Hospital certified falls prevention program for individuals with osteoporosis, low bone density, or who are at risk of fractures. It provides safe, gentle exercises to improve strength, balance, and coordination to reduce your risk of falls, enhance confidence, and reduce the risk of falls.

  • Gentle Yoga

    Tuesdays
    10:45AM - 12:00PM
    $8 Members | $9 Non-members

    A yoga practice adapted for beginners as well as those interested in a more gentle approach. Using a combination of chair yoga, yoga postures, and gentle breathing, you will learn how to use yoga practice to help you deal with stress, become more relaxed, gain awareness, and keep your body moving with ease. Modifications available for those with restrictions due to health or injury.

Calendar of Programs

Join us! We have a multitude of programs to keep you healthy, active and connected. We offer hot lunches, as well as exercise, self-care, educational, and social programs that are affordable and open to participants of all abilities and skill levels.

Check out the program descriptions, call us at 604-732-0812 for more information, or drop-in to try out a class!

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Zumba Gold (en Español)

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Seniors Multicultural Festival

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Information and Referral Volunteer Training Information Session

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Suzuki Elders Present: Your Health and Climate Change

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