New Year, New Ways to Get Active

Jan 04, 2016

Happy New Year! As you settle back into routine after all the holiday get-togethers, you may find yourself looking to become more active or to find a new exercise regime.

We have a variety of programs for all ages and abilities designed to help you find ways to be more active and have fun at the same time!

Gain Strength: Looking to get toned and gain strength? Try our new Gym Circuit class where you will move through a weight room circuit. This class will help you plan your workouts and increase the intensity safely. 


Stay Balanced: Looking for a good physical and mindful workout? Try our new YogaFit class. This class suitable for everyone blends balance, strength, flexibility and power in a fitness format. 

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Take Up a Sport: While it might be too wet or cold outside for a lot of people, we offer plenty of indoor sporting opportunities including badminton, pickleballfencing, hockey and floor hockey. We have a new Sports Sampler class for special needs that gives the basic skills to play sports like pickleball, basketball and indoor soccer.



Get in the Water: Try one of our drop-in aquafit classes designed that cater to different fitness needs. Or, try swimming lengths. This is a great low-impact activity.



Get on the Ice: Never been skating or want to refresh your skills? We have a variety of skating lessons both private and as part of our RecSkate program to help get your footing right.



Go For a Walk: Walking is one of the best forms of exercise we can do. If you are thinking about getting walking or want to get back into walking, our Trailblazers - Light class is perfect for you!


Dance: How about trying a dance style that is new to you? We offer a variety of dance classes including a new one called, Aloha Hula. in this class you will learn the basic steps of Kaholo, Hela, Kawelu and Uwehe.


Perform: Know someone between the ages of 11 and 14 years old who has potential star power? We have a Musical Theatre class that will bring out the star in them!


Get Outside: Take a moment to enjoy Nanaimo's natural beauty by exploring one of our many parks and trails


Check out the Fall and Winter Activity Guide for more ways to stay active in 2016 and stay tuned for the Spring and Summer Activity Guide coming out in March!

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