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. 

2018 Winter Fitness Schedule

Fitness Fees

Age Drop In 10 pass 20 pass 30 pass
Youth 3 - 18 & Seniors 65+ $4 $35 $60 $75
Adult 19+ $5 $45 $80 $105
Yoga
(H.G.R. Mews Community Centre only)
$8 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 Pilates Pilates is a method of exercise and physical movement designed to stretch, strengthen and balance the entire body.
 
Intermediate Pilates This intermediate level class is fun and challenging. With a focus on alignment and posture, each class is dynamic and guaranteed to deepen your practice. Must have previous Pilates experience.
 
Beginner Yoga This class is recommended for the beginning student of any age and fitness level. Learn a solid foundation of yoga poses plus the awareness to develop and informed, safe and precise yoga practice.
 
Intermediate Yoga Our Instructor teaches participants how to improve upon the postures learned in beginner yoga and in addition, learn more challenging postures. Beginner Yoga experience is required.
 
Power Yoga Power Yoga is a challenging and vigourous class that builds strength and flexibility through a series of inter-linking and challenging movements. This class is designed for participants with several years of intermediate yoga practice behind them.
 
Mixed Yoga This class is designed for beginners and intermediates to work side by side practising solid fundamentals to increase strength, flexibility and endurance. Modifications will be introduced allowing beginners to work at their own level. 
 
Relaxation Yoga A comprehensive Yoga class that includes both Meditative Hatha & Yin Yoga.  Learn & pratice skills that can help deal with stress as you improve your engery, strength, flexibility & for many - a better nights sleep!  Suitable for both beginners & those with prior yoga experience.  You will need to bring a yoga mat & blanket. Instructor Rita Lester CYT.
 
Yin Yoga Yin Yoga is a quiet, introspective practice, which seeks to improve flexibility and circulation in the joints by applying moderate stress to the connective tissues (ligaments, tendons and fascia), mainly in the mid to lower body. Yin practice is suitable for all levels and does not require previous yoga experience.
 
Shallow Water Fitness Low impact fitness class in the shallow end of the pool.
Deep Water Fitness No impact fitness in the deep end of the pool. Suitable for all swim levels as floation belts are used.
 
Body Bar Fitness Strength training using weighted bars, hand weights and stability balls for a well-rounded workout.
Cardio Core In this class you will use both cardio and weight stations to give a full body workout.
 
Adults in Motion Strength training with low impact. A good choice for those looking to get active.
 
Pound A full body cardio session combining light resistance with simulated drumming. Drum your way to a leaner, fitter physique while rocking out!
 
Zumba The Zumba program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a one of a kind fitness program that will get you moving.