As part of the City’s COVID-19 response, as of January 5, 2022, all indoor registered and drop-in programs are cancelled. Refunds will be issued.

Washrooms and showers are available at select recreation centres.

Stay up-to-date on all changes to City services.

To ensure that individuals with disabilities can access physical therapy while the City responds to COVID-19, 12 community centre locations will be made available. Find out how to book a space and what you need to provide.

Before entry to any community centre or fitness facility, you must complete a COVID-19 screening and if you do not pass the screening, you will not be able to enter the facility.

The City offers a wide range of drop-in and registered fitness classes and fitness areas for self-led workouts.

Find out about payment options, such as pay-as-you-go drop-in fees, punch cards, memberships for fitness centres and weight rooms on Fitness – General Information.

  • Participants are encouraged to come dressed and ready to exercise, lockers and change rooms are open in facilities that have them.

Masks/Face Coverings

Participants and facility users are required to wear a mask/face covering in a manner that covers their mouth, nose, and chin when indoors, even when participating in a drop-in or instructional activity.

Read about wearing Face and Mask Coverings and find out more about using City fitness facilities during COVID-19.

Screening and Contact Tracing

Before entry to any community centre or fitness facility, you must complete a COVID-19 screening and if you do not pass the screening, you will not be able to enter the facility.

During every visit, please arrive 15 minutes ahead of your program start time for health screening and sign-in. You will be asked to provide:

  • a first name
  • an email address or phone number
  • answers to COVID-19 screening questions

Drop-in Programs

For drop-in schedules, check the drop-in programs map or the drop-in program listings for:

Registered Programs

Registered programs can be browsed on eFun. You will need a family number and client number(s) to use eFun. Find more details on How to Register for Recreation Programs.

Outdoor Fitness Areas and Equipment

Outdoor fitness equipment is available in parks for self-led exercise.

Activity Descriptions

Body Sculpt

Fitness class emphasizing full body conditioning with a focus on muscle strength and endurance.

Body Sculpt Core

Fitness class focusing on strengthening the muscles in the abdomen, lower back and pelvis.

Body Sculpt Lower Body

Fitness class focusing on strengthening the muscles of the legs, gluteus and core.

Boot Camp

Fitness class to improve your cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, and endurance levels through group, partnered and solo exercises using circuit, interval or plyometric training.

Cardio and Sculpt

Fitness class for all levels of experience with both cardio and conditioning components for a full body workout.

Cardio High/Low

Fitness class for all levels of experience providing a cardio workout with options for different levels of intensity.

Cardio Low Impact

Low impact fitness class for all levels of experience with both cardio and conditioning components for a full body workout.

Cardio Mix

Fitness class for all levels of experience offering different cardio conditioning styles for a full body workout.

Cardio Sculpt

Fitness class for all levels of experience with both cardio and conditioning components for a full body workout.

Gentle Fit

Gentle and slow-paced class for all fitness levels. Provides low intensity exercise options for cardio and conditioning. Appropriate for people with low bone density or osteoporosis. Some classes have floor work and others use chairs for the conditioning portion.

Osteo Fit

Fitness class with weight-bearing exercises to build and maintain stronger bones while increasing muscle strength. Suitable for anyone with low bone density or osteoporosis.

Pilates

Fitness class with a primary focus on awareness of the spine, specific breathing techniques, building core strength and overall flexibility.

Step

Fitness class providing a cardiovascular workout using the Step, with choreography.

Stretch

Fitness class focusing on improving posture and flexibility by doing various stretching exercises.

Stretch and Strength

Fitness class focusing on improving posture and flexibility by strengthening and stretching the muscles of the body.

Yoga

Yoga class focusing on a series of postures promoting flexibility, specific breathing and relaxation techniques, while strengthening and toning muscles.

Yoga Kundalini

Yoga class that includes the use of dynamic breathing techniques, chanting, mantras and meditation, along with traditional poses.

Zumba®

Latin-inspired cardio dance class.

Zumba Gold®

Latin-inspired, low impact, cardio dance class for seniors.