Active 55 Fitness Programs

Registration for Winter 2020 Classes ARE NOW OPEN.

List of Available Classes, Winter 2020:

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 and water bottle.

Instructor: Rebecca Boyington

Location Rockmosa Community Centre Rockmosa Community Centre
Time 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Day Tuesdays Thursday
Dates January 14 - March 17, 2020 January 16 - March 19, 2020
Cost $65.00 + HST $65.00 + HST

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

Required: Comfortable clothing, a yoga mat and water bottle.

Instructor: Rebecca Boyington

Location Rockmosa Community Centre Rockmosa Community Centre
Time 10:10 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. 10:10 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
Day Tuesday Thursday
Dates January 14 - March 17, 2020 January 16 - March 19, 2020
Cost $65.00 + HST $65.00 + HST

Chair yoga is one of the gentlest forms of yoga - a unique yoga style that adapts yoga positions and poses through creative use of a chair. Poses are done seated on a chair or the chair is used for support during standing and balance poses. Come join us for a safe, gentle and effective class to stretch and strengthen your body.

Required: Comfortable clothing, water bottle and towel

Instructor: Hilary Balaban (RDAPC), Rebecca Boyington (Rockmosa)

Location Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre Rockmosa Community Centre
Time 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Day Thursday Monday
Dates April 16 - June 18, 2020 January 13 - March 23, 2020
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 in 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 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Day Friday
Dates April 17 - June 19, 2020
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 to work with. Bands are provided and those preferring weights please bring your own.

Required: Gym shoes (mandatory for safety), comfortable clothing, light dumbbells, water bottle.

Instructor: Margaret Iutzi

Location Rockmosa Community Centre
Time 9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
Day Friday
Dates January 17 - March 20, 2020
Cost $65.00 + HST

Looking for a place to continue your fitness program? 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. Modifications will be provided for various fitness levels.

Required: Good-fitting indoor running shoes, comfortable clothing, water bottle, and a set of light weights.

Instructor: Hilary Balaban

Location Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre Rockmosa Community Centre
Time 10:00 - 10:50 a.m. 10:00 - 10:50 a.m.
Day Thursday Wednesday
Dates April 16 - June 18, 2020

January 15 - March 25, 2020

(no class Wednesday, January 29, 2020)

Cost $65.00 + HST $65.00 + HST

Come and enjoy an active training program for health and exercise with Bonefit (TM). Nancy is a BoneFit (TM) trained exercise professional through Osteoporosis Canada. Great music helps us work through exercises and activities that will improve balance, strength, endurance and posture.

Required: Good-fitting indoor running shoes, comfortable clothing and a water bottle

Instructor: Nancy Revie

Location Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre
Time 5:30 p.m. - 6:20 p.m. AND 6:30 p.m. - 7:20 p.m.
Day Monday
Dates April 6 - June 15, 2020 (no classes on May 18)
Cost $65.00 + HST*

The BoneFit TM certified instructor will lead participants 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 falls risk, both for osteoporosis-prone people and health-minded older adults in general.

Required: Hand weights, gym shoes (mandatory for safety), comfortable clothing, water bottle

Instructor: Margaret Iutzi

Location Rockmosa Community Centre
Time 8:30 a.m - 9:20 a.m 
Day Friday
Dates January 17 - March 20, 2020                                                                 
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: Good-fitting indoor running shoes, comfortable clothing, water bottle, a set of light weights, and mat

Instructor: Janette (Tuesday) and Hilary (Thursday)

Location Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre
Time 9:00 - 9:50 a.m. 9:00 - 9:50 a.m.
Day Tuesday Thursday
Dates April 7 - June 9, 2020 April 16 - June 18, 2020
Cost $65.00 + HST* $65.00 + HST*

Join us for a wake up work-out where we get your blood flowing and heart pumping to start your day! Increase your strength and cardiovascular function and learn to feel confident with more complex movements. What better way to start your day then with a little sweat? Join us and work at your own pace in a supportive and non-competitive environment.

Required: Good-fitting indoor running shoes, comfortable clothing, water bottle and a set of light weights (optiona)

Instructor: Hilary Balaban

Location Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre
Time 7:15 - 8:00 a.m.
Dates January 28 - March 31, 2020
Cost $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 distract you! This class is a great stress-reliever and the perfect way to burn off calories. Work at your own pace with feel good exercises to enhance your health and well-being.

Required: Good-fitting running shoes, water bottle, a set of light weights (optional)

Instructor: Janette Wood

Location Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre
Time 10:00 - 10:50 a.m.
Day Tuesday
Dates April 7 - June 9, 2020
Cost $65.00 + HST*

Zumba is a great way to get an awesome cardiovascular and body toning workout while having fun.  Every class feels like a party.  You are guaranteed to have a blast while breaking a sweat.  For 50 minutes we will use latin dance inspired moves timed to music, learning choreography designed for muscle strengthening, balance, and coordination. All you need for this class are running shoes and a water bottle.

Required: Comfortable clothing, running shoes and water bottle.

Instructor: Hilary Balaban

Location Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre Rockmosa Community Centre
Time 2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Day Wednesday Wednesday
Dates April 15 - June 17, 2020

January 15 - March 25, 2020

(no class Wednesday, January 29, 2020)

Cost $65.00 + HST $65.00 + HST

This class is the next level in increasing your endurance and cardiovascular endurance and strength through different exercises and training techniques. Everyone works at their own pace and strength level as they increase their physical abilities.

Required: Good-fitting indoor running shoes, comfortable clothing, water bottle and a set of light weights (optiona)

Instructor: Janette Wood

Location Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre
Time 12:10 - 12:50 a.m.
Dates January 7 - March 10, 2020
Cost $65.00 + HST*

Come out and try a High Intensity Interval Training class to really amp up your regular exercise routine. HIIT involves bursts of high intensity cardio and strength training mixed with periods of recovery. It is a great way to get a big workout in a small amount of time. We will work through a variety of moves focusing on intervals for functional movement, and teach you the basics of HIIT. This is a great introduction to HIIT to really help you bring 100% effort to your exercises. Please bring a set of weights and a bottle of water to class.

PLEAS NOTE: This class is for moderate and advanced fitness levels.

Required: Good-fitting indoor running shoes (mandatory for safety), comfortable clothing, water bottle, a set of light weights, and mat.

Instructor: Hilary Balaban

Location Rockmosa Community Centre Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre
Time 9:00 - 9:50 a.m. 2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
Day Wednesdays Wednesdays
Dates January 15 - March 25, 2020 (No Class Janurary 29th) January 8 - March 11, 2020
Cost $65.00 + HST* $65.00 + HST*

Telephone

519-856-9596 ext. 139


Email

mbiffis@get.on.ca


In Person

Monday to Friday, 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Municipal Office, 8348 Wellington Road 124, Rockwood
Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre, 7384 Wellington Road 30
The Older Adult Centre, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m


Mail

Mail completed form and payment (no cash please) to:

Township of Guelph/Eramosa
Attn: Melissa Biffis
Township of Guelph/Eramosa
8348 Wellington Road 124, P.O. Box 700
Rockwood, Ontario N0B 2K0


Payment

  • Personal cheques and money orders (payable to the Township of Guelph/Eramosa). A fee of $25.00 will be charged for NSF fees.
  • Cash (in-person)
  • Debit (in-person)
  • Visa or Mastercard (phone, mail or in-person at the RDAPC location only)

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