Fitness

TAI CHI for LIFE

Your opportunity to experience a modified Yang style at the BCC. These Tai Chi classes are designed for any fitness level. Tai Chi enhances an individual’s range of motion, strength and relaxation for improved health.

No pre-registration….Just Come. Class is pay as you go $5. Held Tuesday & Thursday mornings 10am-noon. All year. For details about Tai Chi for Life, call your instructor
Tom at 705-874-3045

 

SENIOR FITNESS

This FREE class has seniors working with bands and light weights (in chairs) to strengthen muscles and improve balance. Sponsored by Community Care Harvey, all levels of fitness are welcome.  Held Monday and Wednesdays from noon – 1pm.

                            

 

CIRCUIT TRAINING WITH LYNN WOODCROFT
FRIDAY’S
8:30am -9:30am

This class is great for all fitness levels and combines strength training and aerobics training for a total body workout. The class involves a variety of exercise stations using dumbbells, exercise ball, bands and your body’s own resistance to help increase muscular endurance and strength. The quick movement between exercises combined with cardio stations helps to keep your heart rate elevated throughout the workout burning calories the entire time. The best part is that this class is designed for each participant to work at their own pace in a controlled supervised environment.  Pay as you go $5. Sometimes this class is cancelled due to other activities. Please check the calendar on the home page at the bottom of the page or call the BCC for details.

 

LOW IMPACT AEROBICS
Monday & Wednesday 8:30am all year

This one-hour class will get your heart rate up with 20 minutes of low-impact aerobics. Then work on toning muscles. A stretch and cool down rounds out the hour. Time flies when you’re having fun. Designed for all ages. Work at your own pace and make new friends too. Pay as you go, $5 per class, or $20 for 5 classes.

Note: During the summer classes could be held outside or in one of the pavillions. It’s a good idea to check the calendar of events for any other schedule changes through the year. You will find the calendar on the home page of the website at the bottom of the page

YOGA
Fridays 9-10:30am

Stretching is good for you!  Lawrie’s next class session starts Sept. 14 – Dec 14 – 9am – 10:30am. Cost is $224.00 for 14 Fridays. Please register and pay in advance to the instructor (cheque or cash), space is limited Call the Centre to register! Bring your own mat.  We prefer that you sign up for the whole session but drop in charge is $18.  September – June.
Stretching is good for you, your body and your mind!

                                                 AFTERNOON YOGA
Wednesdays 3pm – 4pm

Wednesday November 7 – December 14. Cost is $72 for 6 weeks. Drop in $15.  Make time in your day to strengthen, stretch, tone and relax.
Join registered yoga teacher Corinne Impey for an hour Hatha Flow yoga class.
All levels welcome, including new yogis.
Please bring a mat and wear comfy clothing, layers are recommended. Please register in advance

FIT & STRONG  Tuesdays  10-11am – DATE TO BE DETERMINED
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(September – May)

For the more mature. Pay $5 per drop in. Certified instructor Pat Kahler has over 34 yrs of fitness experience. This one hour workout will burn calories, tone & shape every major muscle group and strengthen your core. Prevent osteoporosis and improve your balance!  Check the google calendar on the front page for cancellations.

FITNESS ROOM FOR BCC MEMBERS

img_20160606_142912 img_20160606_142903img_20160606_142918The Centre has a small room with free weights, up-to-date cardio equipment, etc. It may be a small room but it can help you get into shape. A very reasonable fee of $10 per month or a $50 weight-room membership for the year plus a BCC family membership ($24).  A second family member is $25. Under 16 years of age must be supervised by an adult. The gym is open Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm and some evenings. A waiver must be signed before you use the equipment. Come have a look!

WALKING

The Community Centre is available during the winter for those who wish to continue their walking exercise. There is no charge. Walking inside ends the end of March. You are welcome to walk outside the BCC where there are facilities and a flat surface. We have many activities that go on weekly. Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons are fairly open but if you are making a special trip call ahead.

BADMINTON (December – March)

We have the means to play this game…..we just need the players. If you are interested, call the BCC and leave your name and number.

PICKLE BALL

This fun activity was brought back from Florida.  It’s a cross between tennis and badminton.   Play Monday, Wednesday & Friday mornings from 10am – noon October – May. We have four rackets that can be borrowed or you can purchase your own on-line.  There is a $2 user fee to participate.
In June this activity moves to the sports pad. Monday and Fridays 9:30am – 12:30 and Wednesdays 7pm-9pm.  A $15 membership fee for the season is requested. Please bring a toonie or loonie the odd time to go into the loonie bin help keep the lights on. Check the google calendar on the front page for any cancellations due to events..

ZUMBA GOLD (May – October)

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Instructor Jasmine Murray

Jasmine is your certified Zumba Gold instructor our Spring and Summer Season. Zumba Gold is for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class. Great moves at a lower intensity. Pay as you go $5.

 Wednesday May 9 –  Zumba Gold starts 10:00am
 Thursdays May 3 – Zumba Gold and toning starts 8:30am
Check out the google calendar for cancellations due to events

 

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