Active 55 Fitness Programs

  • In response to COVID-19 the Township is taking a careful and phased approach to opening facilities and programs. Our priority continues to be the health and safety of residents and staff.
  • PLEASE READ BEFORE ATTENDING FITNESS PROGRAMS DURING COVID-19
  • A COVID-19 screening protocol will be in effect as of September 8 at all municipal recreational facilities. Screening questions adhere to direction from Public Health Ontario to help determine the likelihood of a person’s exposure to the COVID-19 virus. On the day of your program, you are encouraged to complete the online screening https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/  before arriving at the facility. When you arrive a Township staff person will ask for your name and for you to acknowledge you have reviewed the passive screening signage at the entrance of the facility. Attendance records will be kept for 30 days in the event that contact tracing is required by Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health.
  • All participants are asked to stay at home when sick.
  • Individuals with underlying health conditions or who are at higher risk of complications if they are infected with COVID-19 are encouraged to consult a doctor before attending a fitness program.
You must wear a mask inside the building. All participants and instructors may remove their masks once they have located an open 'fitness zone' on the floor. We suggest you bring a resealable bag to store your mask while you participate.                                                                                               
Arriving for program:
  • When you arrive at the Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre or Rockmosa Community Centre a staff member will greet you at the door and check you in for the class.
  • Hand sanitizer is available in the lobby.
  • Individuals must follow physical distancing guidelines at all times while in the building. Please review facility signage and follow guidelines and direction from staff.
  • Markings and/or chairs will be placed on the floor designating a personal 'fitness zone' to ensure physical distancing.
  • For programs at Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre, change rooms and lockers are not available at this time. You will be provided a designated space on the perimeter of the field.
  • Please come prepared and ready to start the class and leave promptly after the class finishes.
  • There will be no use of Township equipment in classes until further notice. Please make note of the required equipment for your class and bring what is indicated. 
  • Water fountains and refill stations are closed. Feel free to bring your own water bottle. Glass bottles are not permitted.
  • Staff will refrain from having physical contact with participants except to assist with first aid. Staff has been provided with PPE and additional training on how to modify first aid procedures to prevent viral spread.
  • Increased cleaning measures are in place, in accordance with Provincial regulations and industry best practices.

HOW TO REGISTER:

Pre-registration is required for all activities. Drop-in programs are not running at this time.
Space is limited to comply with safety guidelines so please register early; registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre Fitness Classes:
OPTION 1;
  • Email rdapc@get.on.ca with your name, the class, date, daytime telephone number and time you wish to register for.
  • Staff will confirm receipt of the email within 2 business days and let you know when we will be in contact with you for payment with Visa or Mastercard
  • Upon payment you will receive email confirmation of your registration OPTION 2;
  • Call the RDAPC between Monday and Friday 7am-5pm
  • Staff will register you over the phone for the desired program
  • Payment by Visa, or Mastercard to be made at this time.
Rockwood Fitness Classes:
  • Email programming@get.on.ca with your name, phone number, the class, date and time you wish to register for.  
DO NOT include your credit card information in this email.                                                                     
PLEASE NOTE: At this time in-person registration is not available.
  • Staff will confirm receipt of the email in 2 to 3 business days and arrange a day and time to contact you by phone to make payment with a Visa or Mastercard.
  • Upon payment you will receive confirmation of your registration.
REFUNDS / CANCELLATIONS:
1. A full refund will be issued for all courses cancelled by the Parks and Recreation Department.
2. Requests for refunds or credits based on withdrawal must be received in writing 5 (five) business days prior to program commencement.
3. Prorated refunds will be issued for medical reasons.
4. No refunds will be issued for senior's day trips.
5. Credits on account not used before year end (December 31st) will be refunded by cheque or on the credit card registered with the account.
6. In the event of an emergency closure due to the COVID-19 Pandemic courses will be offered online, refunds will not be issued for these courses. Courses that cannot be provided online will be entitled to a full or prorated refund based on the course start date.

 

Classes will be limited to 10 people, a minimum of 8 people is required to run a class. All required equipment must be brought by the participant apart from chairs.

Whether you’re new to yoga or have been practicing for years ~ this class is for you! This class will bring attention to your breath and provide you with the basics of yoga postures and movement while reducing stress and promoting overall well-being.

Required: Comfortable clothing, a yoga mat, yoga block (if preferred) and water bottle.

Instructor: Rebecca Boyington

Location Rockmosa Community Centre Rockmosa Community Centre
Time 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. & 10:10 - 11:00am (classes currently full, waitlist only) 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. (Spots still available)
Day Tuesday Thursday
Dates Sept. 29 - Dec. 1 Oct. 1 - Dec. 3
Cost $65.00 + HST $65.00 + HST

Classes will be limited to 10 people, a minimum of 8 people is required to run a class. All required equipment must be brought by the participant apart from chairs.

This progressive class will help you move past the introductory elements and build on your strength, flexibility and balance. You will learn new poses, movements and postures and understand how important your breath becomes during your practice. Modifications for different abilities will be offered.

Required: Comfortable clothing, a yoga mat, yoga block (if preferred) and water bottle.

Instructor: Rebecca Boyington

Location Rockmosa Community Centre
Time 10:10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Day Thursday
Dates Oct. 1 - Dec. 3
Cost $65.00 + HST

Classes will be limited to 10 people, a minimum of 8 people is required to run a class. All required equipment must be brought by the participant apart from chairs.

A combination of Zumba inspired cardio to start, followed by core strengthening. The only equipment required is a mat. Get ready to move and boost that heart rate for a fun take on cardiovascular training. Then time to get our crunch on with some core strengthening moves, both standing and down on our mat. You’ll be a plank expert in no time. Don’t forget to bring a water bottle.

Required: Comfortable indoor athletic shoes, comfortable clothing, exercise mat and water bottle.

Instructor: Hilary Balaban

Location Rockmosa Community Centre RDAPC
Time 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. 9:45 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
Day Wednesday Thursday
Dates Sept. 23 - Nov. 25 Sept. 24 - Nov. 26
Cost $65.00 + HST $65.00 + HST

Join us for a gentle beginner yoga class. Here we will learn basic poses, both standing and on the floor. This is a beginner class so poses are able to be modified with a chair if you are concerned about being on the floor. Come for a gentle stretch and a little bit of strength building as well. Please bring a mat and water bottle.

Instructor: Hilary Balaban

Required: Mat and water bottle.

Location Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre
Time 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Day Thursday
Dates Sept 24 - Nov 26
Cost $65.00 + HST

This combo class of resistance bands and dumbbells offers a cardiovascular warm up, followed by a balance component, strength training and a stretching cool down. Participants can choose which resistance equipment they prefer.

Required: Comfortable indoor athletic shoes (mandatory for safety), comfortable clothing, light dumbbells, resistance bands and water bottle.

Instructor: Margaret Iutzi

Location Rockmosa Community Centre
Time 9:40 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (Class full, waitlist only)
Day Friday
Dates Sept. 25 - Nov 27
Cost $65.00 + HST

Looking for a place to begin or continue your fitness journey? You get a little bit of everything with this class- all with great music to keep you moving! This class gives you a variety of exercises to teach the basics of weight training, balance, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. Work at your own pace with feel good exercises to enhance your health and well-being. Modifications will be provided for various fitness levels.

Required: Comfortable indoor athletic shoes (mandatory for safety), comfortable clothing, water bottle, and a set of light weights.

Instructor: Hilary Balaban

Location Rockmosa Community Centre
Time 10:10 - 11:00 a.m. (Class full - waitlist only)
Day Wednesday
Dates Sept. 23 - Nov. 25
Cost $65.00 + HST

Come and enjoy an active training program for health and exercise with Bonefit. Nancy is a BoneFit trained exercise professional through Osteoporosis Canada. Great music helps us work through exercises and activities that will improve balance, strength, endurance and posture. Be brave! Join us for the health of it. All exercises can be modified so all can participate.

Required: Comfortable indoor athletic shoes and clothing, water bottle, hand-held weights and a mat.

Instructor: Nancy Revie

Location Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre
Time 1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Day Wednesday
Dates Sept. 23 - Nov 25
Cost $65.00 + HST*

A workout for the COVID19 days. Uses all movement in a chair and is perfect for isolation; This program is a great way to get moving for people working from home as well as people with mobility limiting conditions including but not limited to arthritis, osteo ailments and Parkinsons Disease. If an aid worker is required, they may attend the class for free.

Required: Comfortable indoor athletic shoes, comfortable clothing and water bottle.

Instructor: Nancy Revie

Location Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre
Time 2:45 - 3:35 p.m.
Day Wednesday
Dates Sept. 23 - Nov 25
Cost $65.00 + HST*

Participants will be led through components needed to manage osteoporosis. Focus is on strength, core and joint stability, balance and weightbearing exercises. Improving these health building blocks can reduce the risk of falls, both for osteoporosis people and health-minded older adults in general.

Required: Hand weights, exercise mat, comfortable indoor athletic shoes (mandatory for safety), comfortable clothing, and water bottle.

Instructor: Margaret Iutzi

Location Rockmosa Community Centre
Time 8:30 a.m - 9:20 a.m 
Day Friday
Dates Sept. 25 - Nov 27                                                    
Cost $65.00 + HST*

Increase your core strength, tone muscles, get your heart pumping and feel great about your body. By using a variety of techniques we will build stamina, strength and help you burn those calories. Everyone works at their own pace and strength level in a supportive and non-competitive environment.

Required: Comfortable indoor athletic shoes, comfortable clothing, water bottle, a set of light weights (optional), and mat.

Instructors: Janette Wood and Hilary Balaban 

Location Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre
Time

9:00 - 9:50 a.m. (Janette Wood)

3:30 - 4:20 p.m. (Hilary Balaban)

8:30 - 9:20 a.m. (Hilary Balaban)
Day Tuesday Thursday
Dates Sept. 22 - Nov. 24 Sept. 24 - Nov. 26
Cost $65.00 + HST* $65.00 + HST*

Looking for a place to begin your fitness program? Come join our INTRODUCTORY CLASS of Music ‘N’ Motion. You get a little bit of everything- all with great music to keep you moving. This class gives you a variety of exercises to teach the basics of weight training, balance, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. Work at your own pace with feel good exercises to enhance your health and well-being.

Required: Comfortable indoor athletic shoes, comfortable clothing, water bottle, and a set of light weights (optional).

Instructor: Janette Wood

Location Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre
Time 10:15 - 11:05 a.m.
Day Tuesday
Dates Sept. 22 - Nov. 24
Cost $65.00 + HST*

Telephone

519-265-7905 ext. 2 (RDAPC Programming)

519-856-9596 ext. 139 (Rockwood Programming)


Email

dnichol@get.on.ca (RDAPC Programming)

mbiffis@get.on.ca (Rockwood Programming)