Fitness Testing | URec | UNB

Fitness testing

URec 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 two hours prior to the appointment.
  • drink caffeinated beverages two hours prior to the appointment.
  • drink alcohol six hours prior to the appointment.
  • smoke two hours prior to the appointment.
  • participate in strenuous physical activity six hours prior to the appointment.

Do: come with an open mind!

Fitness testing fees

  • Fitness assessment (CSEP PATH): $65 members | $75 non-members
  • Body composition: $39 members | $45 non-members
  • Advanced Body Composition Analysis: $80 members | $95 non-members
  • Vo2 max: $95 members | $115 non-members
  • Indirect VO2 max: $43 members, up to 6 people | $49 non-members, up to 6 people
  • Strength testing: $57 members | $65 non-members
  • PARE test: $60 members and non-members

Note: All prices are subject to HST.

PARE Testing

Register Now

  • Please 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.
Important Information:

  • The cost of the test is $60+tax and can be paid online when you register or over the phone with 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 is required. The locker rooms will be available for the washroom use only. Please come changed and ready to go as locker rooms are unavailable for changing and/or showering at this time.
  • Bringing a water bottle is recommended. 
  • Face masks are required to wear when walking through the building, but you won’t be required to wear one during the test, except for at the very beginning of the test when heart rate and blood pressure are taken. If you do not have a mask or forget one, a mask will be provided to you by the Training and Testing Coordinator.
  • Paperwork will be required to fill out upon arival. If you have a medical issue form, please bring that with you. This is not mandatory unless you have immediate health concerns.
  • Please cancel your booking if you are sick and/or answer yes to any of the COVID questions. 

If you would like to schedule a test, or receive additional information on URec’s testing services, please contact Caitlin Doyle at or 506.453.4603.