Fitness testing

REDS Recreation conducts fitness tests and job related assessments for individuals and groups. Testing services include (but are not limited to): body composition analysis, VO2 max testing, general fitness testing, strength testing and occupational testing (e.g., PARE Test).


  • Do not eat a heavy meal, drink caffeinated beverages or smoke two hours prior to the appointment.
  • Do not drink alcohol or participate in strenuous physical activity six hours prior to the appointment.
  • Do come with an open mind!

Fitness testing fees

  • General Fitness assessment (CSEP PATH): $70 members | $80 non-members
  • Body composition: $45 members | $60 non-members
  • Advanced Body Composition Analysis: $85 members | $100 non-members
  • Vo2 max: $100 members | $125 non-members
  • Indirect VO2 max: $44 members, up to 6 people | $55 non-members, up to 6 people
  • Strength testing: $60 members | $70 non-members

Occupational testing fees

  • PARE test: $70 members and non-members
  • NP Power Testing: $80 members and non-members
  • COPAP: $80 members and non-members
  • RCMP CEP Rate: $80 members and non-members
  • FFE Testing: $70 members and non-members

Note: All prices are subject to HST.

PARE testing

  • The cost of the test is $70 plus HST and can be paid online when you register or over the phone with a credit card
  • All testing will take place in the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER (15 Peter Kelly Drive) at UNB. Parking is available.
  • Proper clothing and footwear to run the test are required. 
  • Bringing a water bottle is recommended. 
  • Face masks are required to wear when walking through the building, but can be removed once in the gymnasium.
  • Paperwork will be required to fill out upon arrival. If you have a medical issue form, please bring that with you. This is not mandatory unless you have immediate health concerns.
  • If you should have to cancel, please do so at least 24 hours in advance.

Register now

Note: You will need to make a profile to register. It's a fairly quick process. If you would like to register over the phone, you can call our front desk at 453-4579.

If you would like to schedule a test, or receive additional information on REDS Recreation's testing services, contact Caitlin Doyle at or 453-4603.