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 $7 or check out the month and yearly rates HERE. Held Tuesday & Thursday mornings 10am-noon. All year. For details about Tai Chi for Life, call your instructor
Tom at 705-874-3045
NOTE: IN THE WINTER IF SCHOOL BUSES ARE CANCELLED, SO ARE THE MORNING FITNESS CLASSES.
IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT LATER CLASSES CALL THE BCC
No scents make sense please. Some people cannot tolerate smells.
Please refrain from purfumes and aftershaves when attending classes, thank you
SENIOR FITNESS – MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS
This FREE class has seniors working with bands and light weights (in chairs) to strengthen muscles and improve balance. Sponsored by Buckhorn Community Care, all levels of fitness are welcome.
Held Monday and Wednesdays from noon – 12:30 you will strengthen your muscles
using bands and weights.
Following this class Power Hour with Balance will be taught. This exercise class is a little more intense and you will incorporate bands and weights, standing and laying on a mat (chairs can also be used). No loud music or choregraphed moves. Your instructor will also incorporate balance exercises to help you move throughout the day. Of course you should consult your doctor before starting any program and always work at your pace and level of fitness.
CIRCUIT TRAINING WITH LYNN WOODCROFT
FRIDAYS 8:30am -9:30am all year
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
MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS 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 or click HERE
MORNING YOGA (September – June)
Stretching is good for you! Lawrie’s next class session starts May 3 – June 14 – 9am – 10:30am. Cost is $105.00 for 7 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 however drops ins are welcome at $18. September – June.
Stretching is good for you, your body and your mind!
AFTERNOON YOGA (September – June )
WEDNESDAYS – 3pm – 4pm
New session will start June 19 with instructor Angel
Cost is $72 for 6 weeks. Drop in $15. Make time in your day to strengthen, stretch, tone and relax.
Angel has been practicing yoga for over 25 years & recently obtained her certification. Angel offers Hatha Flow yoga for beginner and intermediate levels as well as children’s yoga. She believes in the healing powers of yoga in our physical, mental, emotional, energetic and spiritual bodies.
Yoga offers benefits to practitioners of all ages, shapes and abilities.
Please bring a mat and wear comfy clothing, layers are recommended.
FIT & FABULOUS Tuesdays & Thursdays
Regular Tuesday and Thursday classes will resume in September!
9:30am – 10:30am – $5 drop in
(Drop in classes are over for the summer) (September – June)
Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Specialist Karen Franken will instruct this one hour fitness class.
Firm, define and strengthen your body with conditioning exercises designed for the more mature. Combining balance,
coordination and flexibility with a variety of exercises to enhance your health and wellness. All fitness levels welcome!
ZUMBA GOLD (May – October)
Starts May 30
Thursdays 8am – 9am
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 with light weights class. Great moves at a lower intensity. Pay as you go $5.
Top 10 reasons to Zumba
Check out the google calendar for cancellations due to events at the bottom of or website or click HERE
FITNESS ROOM FOR BCC MEMBERS
The 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!
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.
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. Check the google calendar on the front page for any cancellations due to events.
Summer Hours on the Rink
Monday 9:00 am to noon
Wednesday 9:00 am to noon
Wednesday evening 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to noon.
The Wednesday morning session will include a lesson/drill for the first hour and then open play for all. The lesson part is designed for those just learning the game and for newer players wishing to strengthen their game. We will offer these lesson sessions in June for 3 – 4 weeks and see the response to continue.
If not, then the courts are there with the usual open play.
Our seasonal fee this year will be $20.00 per person. The increase is to offset net costs.
And we are asking you to once again save the odd loonie and add it to our loonie bin for the lights.