Silver Series

Silver Series programs are designed for older adults seeking to improve or maintain a healthy, vibrant and active lifestyle. All programs are taught by certified fitness professionals in a supportive and encouraging environment.

With a wide range of offerings, you are bound to find a class you will enjoy!

Silver Strides

Walking is one of the simplest ways to become more physically active and fit! All walking sessions are led by a Certified Personal Trainer and take place on the indoor walking track. Each session includes walking time, assessments, education on proper walking mechanics and balance training.

Fall session: Instructed by Jason Rudy | Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Sept.11 - Dec. 13 (14 weeks). Fees: $115 for members, $140 for non-members

Silver Pilates 

Garda has skillfully dissected the Pilates repertoire to work with the aging body. In this simple and fun class you will learn how to move the body in an appropriate manner, enhance core strength and stabilization, build better balance and physical confidence. Come prepared to have fun! This class is for all levels. Modifications will be offered when needed.

Fall session: Instructed by Garda Milne | Thursdays, 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.| Sept.13 - Dec. 13 (14 weeks) | Fees: $140 for members; $165 for non-members

Silver Yoga

Work at your own pace while learning about the power of breath and movement. Individuals will build strength while improving balance. Participants will leave the class feeling light and relaxed.

This class is for all levels. Modifications will be offered where needed.

Fall session: Instructed by Garda Milne | Tuesdays, 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | Sept.11 - Dec. 11 (14 weeks). Fees: $140 for members, $165 for non-members

Specialty programs 

Specialty programs are geared specifically for various chronic conditions. Participants will be asked to have their doctor fill out a program specific PAR Med X form.

All programs include pre- and post-testing, which is used as a measurement for improvement to monitor progress throughout the series.

APEX

The Apex program provides participants with a safe environment in which they can be physically active. Each class includes cardiovascular exercises along with strength training exercises.

All exercises are led by a CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) and a CSEP Certified Personal Trainer (CPT). Pre and post program testing is completed and is used as an objective measure for improvement throughout the program.

Fall session: Instructed by Caitlin Doyle & Jordan Gauthier| Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. | Sept.10 - Dec. 14 (14 weeks) | Fees: $155 for members, $180 for non-members

A.X.O.N

The A.X.O.N program is designed to provide individuals who are experiencing physical complications due to a neurological condition a safe place to be physically active. Each class incorporates exercises that will help to build and/or maintain upper and lower body strength as well as balance.

All exercises are led by Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP) certified staff. Pre and post testing is completed and is used as an objective measurement for improvement.

Fall session: Instructed by Caitlin Doyle| Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. | Sept.11 - Dec. 13 (14 weeks) | Fees: $140 for members, $165 for non-members

Body & Bones

Body & Bones is led by BoneFit trained (by Osteoporosis Canada) and CSEP certified staff.

It consists of a three day per week progressive program that includes resistance exercises and functional training. Days 1 & 2 will consist of full-body strengthening exercises and core conditioning, using body weight, light handheld weights, stability balls and elastic bands. Day 3 will focus more on balance and flexibility work.

In previous programs, Body & Bones conditioning participants saw an increase in grip strength, lower body strength, range of motion of the hips and shoulders, and improved balance. These findings have strong correlations to the maintenance of an independent lifestyle and the prevention of a functional decline. Upon completion of the program, past participants also recorded an increase in quality of life.

Classes are tailored to meet the physical needs of each individual participant.

This program is designed for older adults who have osteoporosis or osteoarthritis and are looking for a full-body strengthening program.

Fall session: Instructed by Caitlin Doyle, Jordan Gauthier and Wendy Hamelin| Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Sept.10 -Dec. 14 (14 weeks) | Fees: $140 for members, $165 for non-members

Body & Bones health history form | Body & Bones PARMed-X form 

Happy Hearts

Fitness, fun and function! Our experienced and talented instructors teach cardiovascular movements, interval training, overall strength training, balance and flexibility. Designed for: Older adults who are looking to maintain or improve their fitness level in an enjoyable and supportive atmosphere.

Fall session:

Fitness: Instructed by Lauren Rogers & Candy| Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. | Sept.10 - Dec. 12 (14 weeks) | Fees: $90 for members, $110 for non-members.

Strength: 

  • Instructed by Crystal Fournier & Jordan Gauthier| Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Sept.11 - Dec. 13 (14 weeks) | Fees: $90 for members, $110 for non-members
  • Instructed by Crystal Fournier & Jordan Gauthier| Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Sept.11 - Dec. 13 (14 weeks) | Fees: $90 for members, $110 for non-members

Yoga: Instructed by Garda Milne | Fridays, 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. | Sept.14 - Dec. 14 (14 weeks). Fees: $140 for members, $165 for non-members

Note: All prices are subject to HST.

Photos provided by Terry Kelly Productions.

Secure your spot today!

Space is limited. Registration opens Tuesday, Oct. 9.