Fitness

Fitness

The City of St. John's offers a wide range of fitness opportunities for people who are looking to live a healthy, active lifestyle. Drop in and registered programs are offered by qualified instructors. 

Pre-Registration is required for all classes and registration begins on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 9 a.m. Spaces are limited to a maximum of 30 participants at Paul Reynolds (18 spaces in deep water and 12 spaces in shallow water), and a maximum of 24 spaces at the Mews Centre (12 in the deep water and 12 in the shallow water). You can register for one month or two months at one time.

Once open, registration is available:

If online or telephone registration is not an option for you, booking in-person is possible at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre or H.G.R Mews Community Centre.

Further details of new procedures and requirements to ensure the safety of all facility users and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic are outlined in our Reopening Plans document.
 

Fitness Schedule Summer 2020

 

Complimentary Fitness and Swim Passes

We are unable to accept complimentary swim and fitness passes at this time.

Fitness Fees

Age Class 10 pass 20 pass 30 pass
Youth 3 - 18 & Seniors 65+ $5 n/a n/a n/a
Adult 19+ $5 n/a n/a n/a

If you are interested in becoming a fitness instructor, please email recreation@stjohns.ca.
For information on each course, whether it is for registration or drop in, click on the course name.

Course Name Description
Beginner Yoga Designed for new students of all fitness levels to learn a solid foundation of yoga practice.
Intermediate Yoga This class teaches you how to improve upon the postures learned in beginner yoga and learn additional challenging postures.  Beginner Yoga experience is required.
Mixed Level Yoga Beginners and intermediates together practice yoga fundamentals to increase strength, flexibility and endurance.
Relaxation Yoga Relaxation Yoga is beginner friendly and incorporates mindfulness throughout the class. Poses are done slowly to illicit the relaxation response and increase body-mind awareness. 
Yin Yoga A quiet yoga practice that improves flexibility and circulation.  Yin Yoga is suitable for all levels and does not require previous yoga experience.
Shallow Water Fitness A low impact but high intensity water aerobics class, that is designed to improve cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and muscle tone.
Deep Water Fitness Held in the deep end of the pool, this no impact workout is designed to improve joint movement, muscular strength and endurance. Participants can use a floatation belt if required.
Adults in Motion This low impact class combines cardio and strength training for the older adult who is looking to meet new friends and others with common wellness goals.
Body Bars & Dumbbells A total conditioning class designed to challenge each participant’s major muscles groups using body bars and dumbbells.
Core Balance Strengthen the core and lower back using body and hand weights. A well-rounded workout for all levels.
Cardio Pump Use dumbbells, body bars, skipping ropes, balance balls, bands, steps and much more to deliver a challenging class for participants at all fitness levels. 
Dance Fit

A one of a kind fitness class that fuses hypnotic dance rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a great workout in a party like atmosphere.

Work It Circuit This total body workout combines a variety of stations to improve participant's endurance, strength and cardiovascular fitness. Basic fitness equipment is used and provided.
TIME Together in Movement and Exercise A community-based exercise program for people with balance and mobility limitations who can walk 10 metres with or without aide. Registration is on referral from a Physician, Physiotherapist, Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner. For more information please call 709-576-6972 or email inclusion@stjohns.ca