Silver Series

Winter registration opens on Monday, December 11! See the full silver series schedule

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!

Happy Hearts | Silver Strides | Silver YogaSilver Pilates | Silver Spokes 

Specialty programs: A.X.O.N | Apex | Body & Bones

Happy Hearts

Fitness, fun and function! Our experienced and talented instructors teach cardiovascular movements, interval training, overall strength training, balance and flexibility.

This program is designed for older adults who are looking to maintain or improve their fitness level in an enjoyable and supportive atmosphere. Three class styles are available:

Winter session 

Fitness: Instructed by Lauren Rogers and Wendy Hamelin | Mondays, Wednesdays, 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. | Jan. 8 - Apr. 11 (13 weeks) | Fees: $85 for members, $105 for non-members. 

Note: No class Feb. 19 due to family Holiday; No class March 6, 8 due to March Break.

Strength: Instructed by Crystal Fournier and Jordan Gauthier.

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Jan.9 - Apr. 12 (13 weeks) | Fees: $85 for members, $105 for non-members
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Jan.9 - Apr. 12 (13 weeks) | Fees: $85 for members, $105 for non-members

Note: No class March 6, 8 due to March Break.

Yoga: Instructed by Alina Cress. Friday, 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. | Jan.12 - Apr. 13 (12 weeks). Cost: $110 for members, $135 for non-members.

Note: No Class March 9 due to March Break; No class March 30 due to Good Friday Holiday.

Discounts are provided to individuals joining more than one program. Visit us at the membership services desk, email us, or call 506.453.4579 for more information! 

Silver Strides

Walking is one of the simplest ways to become more physically active and fit! All walking sessions are led by a personal trainer and take place on the indoor walking track. Each session includes walking time and a short strength and conditioning component. Assessments are included throughout the program to monitor progress.

This program is designed for individuals of all fitness levels who would like to learn how to walk for optimal health benefits.

Winter session: Instructed by Mark Gifford. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Jan.9 - Apr. 12 (13 weeks) | Fees: $100 for members, $120 for non-members.

Note: No class March 6, 8 due to March Break.

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.

Winter session: Instructed by Garda Milne. Tuesdays, 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | Jan.9 - Apr. 10 (13 weeks). Cost: $130 for members, $155 for non-members.

Note: No class March 8 due to March Break.

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.

Winter session: Instructed by Garda Milne. Thursdays, 10:45 a.m. | Jan. 11 - Apr. 12 (13 weeks) | Fees: $130 for members; $155 for non-members.  

Silver Spokes 

Cycling is one of the gentlest forms of exercise, particularly for the knees! This indoor cycling program will teach the older adult proper riding posture, mechanics and intensity through a variety of drills synched to music that are specific to the sport of cycling. Silver Spokes is appropriate for outdoor riders who are training indoors throughout the winter, like the Fredericton Folks on Spokes riding group, or for anyone looking for an age-appropriate approach to indoor cycling! Join this class and expect to be in great company, get a great workout and have lots of fun!

Winter session: Instructed by Line Marr and Kit Charlebois. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.| Jan. 9 - Apr. 11 (13 weeks) | Fees: $60 members; $75 non-members 

Note: No class March 6 due to March Break.

Specialty progams 

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.

A.X.O.N.

The A.X.O.N. program is specifically designed for individuals who are experiencing physical complications due to a chronic neurological condition such as Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, post-stroke or peripheral neuropathy. Each class incorporates exercise that will help to build and/or maintain upper and lower body strength as well as balance.

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

Winter session: Instructed by Caitlin Doyle & Mark Gifford. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. | Jan. 9 - Apr. 5 (12 weeks). Cost: $140 for members, $165 for non-members.

Note: No class March 6, 8 due to March Break.

Requirements: participants must be able to walk (with or without a walking aid), have the ability to verbally communicate and have appropriate endurance to exercise at a light to moderate level for one hour.

A.X.O.N. health history form | A.X.O.N. PARMed-X form 

Apex (post-cardiac rehab program)

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.

This program is designed for individuals who have completes the Woodbridge Cardiac Rehabilitation program or who have been approved to participant by their doctor.

Winter session: Instructed by Caitlin Doyle. Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. | Jan. 8 - Apr. 13 (13 weeks) Cost: $145 for members, $170 for non-members.

Note: No classes on February 19 (Family Day); March 5, 7, 9 (March Break);March 30 (Good Friday); April 2 (Easter Monday).

Requirements: Participants must be able to complete light to moderate exercise for approximately 60 minutes three times a week.

Apex health history form | Apex PARMed-X form 

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.

Winter session: Instructed by Caitlin Doyle, Alina Cress and Jordan Gauthier. Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays | 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  | Jan. 8 - April 13 (13 weeks) | Fees: $140 for members, $165 for non-members.

Note: No classes: February 19 (Family Day); March 5, 7, 9 (March Break);March 30 (Good Friday); April 2 (Easter Monday).

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

Note: All prices are subject to HST.

Photos provided by Terry Kelly Productions.