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Silver Series and specialized programs

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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! A limited number of reserved parking spaces are also available near The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER for Silver Series participants with mobility concerns.

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.

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Spring session: Instructed by Lauren Rogers & Wendy Hamelin (Yoga)

Happy Hearts Fitness | Mondays & Wednesdays 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. | May 2 - June 22 (8 weeks) | Fees: $55 + HST members; $65 + HST non-members 

Happy Hearts Yoga I Fridays 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. I May 6 - June 24 (8 weeks) I Fees: $85 + HST members; $100 + HST non-members 

*No class Mon. May 23 due to Victoria Day 

Discounts provided for combining Happy Hearts Fitness with Yoga. 


Formerly known as Silver Strides

Progressively improve your strength and balance in this twice per week program led by certified personal trainers. Each class consists of a warm up, strength training, balance, coordination, cardio and flexibility to help you feel confident in your daily movement patterns as you lead an active, healthy lifestyle. Pre and post testing is used as a measurement for improvement to monitor progress throughout the series.

Forms: Get Active I Health History

Spring session: Instructed by Courtni Soucy

Virtual Program: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10 - 11 a.m. | May 3 - June 23 (8 weeks) | Fees: $60+ HST members; $70 + HST non-members

In Person Program: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. | May 3 - June 23 (8 weeks) | Fees: $60 + HST members; $70 + HST non-members

Specialized programs

Specialized programs are geared specifically for various chronic conditions. Participants will be asked to have their doctor fill out a program specific medical form. Please see each program for the forms required. All programs include pre- and post-testing, which is used as a measurement for improvement to monitor progress throughout the series.

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). Pre and post-program testing is completed and is used as an objective measure for improvement throughout the program.

Forms: Get Active I Health History I Physician Form

Spring session: Instructed by Caitlin Doyle | Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 9 - 10 a.m. | May 2 - June 24 (8 weeks) | Fees: $85 + HST members; $100 + HST non-members 

*No class Mon, May 23 due to Victoria Day.


The A.X.O.N. program is designed to provide individuals who are experiencing physical complications due to a neurological condition with 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.

Forms: Get Active I  Health History I   Physician Form

Spring session: Instructed by Caitlin Doyle I Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. | May 3 - June 23 (8 weeks) | Fees: $85 + HST members; $100 + HST non-members 


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 bodyweight, 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.

Forms: Get Active I Health History  I   Physician Form   

Spring session:
 Instructed by Caitlin Doyle & Wendy Hamelin (Yoga) | Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. | May 2 - June 24 (8 weeks) | Fees: $85 +HST members; $100 + HST non-members.

*No class Mon, May 23 due to Victoria Day.

Photos provided by Terry Kelly Productions.


EXCEL Cancer & Exercise provides an opportunity for cancer survivors to be physically activity with a twice per week program that is catered to your needs. Designed to improve overall fitness and health, as well as a support network for participants, this program is aimed at reducing barriers to exercise and improving the lives of cancer survivors. 

Next session: Instructed by Caitlin Doyle | Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. | TBD I  Contact Caitlin Doyle for details.


URec, Horizon Health & The Fredericton Downtown Health Centre are pleased to offer a Pulmonary Rehabilitation program for individuals with various chronic respiratory conditions. This twice per week program involving both Respiratory Therapists and Clinical Exercise Physiologists is held in a safe and welcoming environment where participants actively participate in both education and physical activity. Pre and post testing is used as a measurement for improvement and to monitor progress. Enrolment in this program is via referral from your health care provider.

Spring session: Instructed by Caitlin Doyle | Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2 - 4 p.m. | April 26 - July 14 I  Contact Caitlin Doyle for details. 

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