Aging with Strength

This program is designed to teach third age individuals how circuit training (a mixture of weight bearing and cardiovascular exercises) can keep you strong, t and help prevent osteoporosis. Each class will incorporate a variety of different exercises, use of equipment and tips on how to build or maintain strength and flexibility. Learning proper form, how to work within your ideal heart rate zone as well as socializing, making new friends and having fun are the mission of the class. For questions please feel free to contact Kristy in the Fitness Centre on Friday’s from 6:30am-1:30pm or by email kristy.ware@vancouver.ca. Fitness Center Admission applies. Purchase an 11 Visit Card to save $$$.

Cognicise Fitness

Did you know…that according to recent studies MCI (Mild Cognitive Impairment) could start as early as age 40? It is best to start training your brain at an early age. This class focuses on dual task training; physical exercise and cognitive function. You’re body and brain will be vividly led towards an active FUN-ctional workout.

FAB Fitness for ALL

FAB Fitness for All 55yrs+ provides a variety of fitness class styles specifically geared towards getting older men and women to become active and participate in sport programming. Join this sampler program that indulges participants into finding their very own favourite fitness activities while engaging in a healthy lifestyle.

Balance Challenge

This is an advanced level balance and stability class that includes the use of steps, balance discs, obstacle courses, stability balls, extended gait-precision patterns & strengthening exercises. It will challenge you to improve your balance, core stability, strength, gait precision and postural awareness. Bare feet or athletic footwear may be worn during the class. Participants must have completed a previous Balance and Stability Fitness class or have the instructor’s permission prior to attending.

Minds in Motion

In partnership with the Alzheimer Society, this program offers a fitness class and social program for people experiencing early stages of memory loss who may attend in their own or with a friend, family member or caregiver. A certified fitness instructor conducts the fitness portion of the program; for the second part, a facilitator ensures participants are welcomed and assists with social interaction and involvement in activities, guided by the needs and interests of the participants.

Minds in Motion Chinese

In partnership with the Alzheimer Society, this program offers a fitness class and social program for people experiencing early stages of memory loss who may attend in their own or with a friend, family member or caregiver. A certified fitness instructor conducts the fitness portion of the program; for the second part, a facilitator ensures participants are welcomed and assists with social interaction and involvement in activities, guided by the needs and interests of the participants.

Strength and Stretch

Improving and maintaining muscle and joint health is key for older adults. For those who want to add to their strength & stability, this program aims to improve functional strength for daily activities, bone density, posture and flexibility. Please note that during warmer weather, the class may move outside into shady areas.

Pole Walking

Join us for 1 1/2hr of pole walking once a week around the neighbourhood. Pole walking is a total work-out to gradually build arms, legs and core muscles. Walk is followed by a 15min stretch. Bring your poles or rent a set. Walk for health, chat and have fun while walking. Meet you in the lobby of KCC.

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