We offer over 150 land and water based drop-in fitness classes every week which are included in our fitness membership, or you can pay a drop-in fee each time you attend.
Whether you're just starting out, returning to exercise after a break, or looking for a challenge, our instructors will motivate and inspire you to keep coming back. We have classes for all fitness levels. View our fitness class schedule.
Check out our class descriptions below and find the one that's right for you.
- Pass checks are performed frequently in fitness and weight room classes. To avoid any inconvenience or disruption to your workout, please have your membership pass or proof of payment with you at all times.
- Please bring your own mat for any classes involving floor work.
- Children aged 12 to 14 may attend a fitness class if they are accompanied by an adult. Youth drop-in rates apply.
- The North Vancouver Recreation and Culture Commission values the safety of families and children in our facilities. It is for this reason that children are not to be brought into exercise / activity areas during adult group fitness classes.
Please note that our circuit training classes require previous experience with weight room equipment or a fitness centre orientation.
* = Class suitable for beginners
|Aerobics Mild* Moderate and Moderate+||Traditional fitness class consisting of warm-up, cardio and resistance training followed by a cool down and stretch.|
|Aerobics Mild - Core Stength & Balance||Cross body exercises which challenge the aging brain, improves core musculature, increases body strength and coordination.|
|Aerobics Intense - To The Core||This class begins with a cardio component, followed by a total body conditioning workout focusing on core and stability training using the fit ball and resistance training equipment.|
|Bootcamp||A back to basics approach to fitness incorporating cardio, strength, speed, power, agility, endurance and balance drills.|
|Cardio Kickbox||A combination class of martial arts-inspired kicking and boxing with upbeat music for a high-energy workout.|
|Cardio Kickbox Circuit||An instructor led conditioning circuit combining strength, cardio, agility, balance and endurance with a variety of kick boxing moves.|
|Chair Aerobics*||A safe exercise program designed for the older exerciser or those with physical limitations that make traditional exercising difficult.|
|Circuit Training 50+||Group support will help you feel comfortable whether you're a beginner or seasoned exerciser.|
|Circuit Mild*||A gentle introduction to circuit training. Instructor & group support help you progress at your own pace.|
|Circuit Training||An instructor-led conditioning circuit combining strength, cardio, agility, balance and endurance. Group support will help you feel comfortable whether you're a beginner or seasoned exerciser.|
|Circuit Workout*||An instructor-led conditioning circuit combining strength, cardio, agility, balance and endurance.|
|Elderobics*||Designed for those who just need a slower pace! A fun and easy exercise-to-music class where you can work on improving your stamina and strength.|
|Energizers||This balanced, low-impact workout is designed to improve strength, endurance, balance and coordination. Chair exercises included using tubing and other resistance equipment.|
|Fit & Fabulous||High and low warm up, then 20 minutes of cardio focusing on core, followed by 30 minutes of core using bands, weights, coreballs, and stretch. A great overall workout.|
|HINRG||A cardio class that incorporates simple choreography of high impact moves as well as low impact alternatives mixed with a variety of conditioning exercises.|
|Indoor Cycle (All Levels)||A cycle workout for everybody that challenges you with intervals, drills and visualizations. Bring a towel and water bottle!|
|Legs, Bums & Tums||A cardio component followed by exercises focusing on strengthening your legs, glutes and abdominals. Resistance training equipment and steps may be used.|
High Intensity and Power with add on choreography and music delivers a fun and challenging workout. Use of the EQ's for strength, agility, speed, and power, then finish off with Tabata intervals with the LEBERT buddy system. Round off all of that with relaxing full body stretches.
|More Core||This class has no cardio component. A total body conditioning workout focusing on core stability training using your body for balance.|
|On The Ball||A full-body conditioning workout using the stability ball to improve functional strength, core stability, flexibility, balance and posture.|
|Power Drill||Come run, squat and pushup your way to a new you! This class offers a high intensity, energetic and fast paced workout to maximize calorie burning! This 1 hour class will work out every muscle in your body! So come for a sweat that you will never forget!|
|Power Hour||Combine the first half of the class with cardio and the second half with weights in this dynamic fast-paced workout aimed to maximize your time in the gym. Feel the power - enjoy the results.|
|Pump it Up||A total body muscle conditioning class. Steps, tubing or hand weights may be used. No cardio component.|
|Super Step||This moderate to advanced step class involves fun choreography routines where a higher level of coordination is required.|
|Step & Strength||Class includes an upbeat cardio portion on adjustable steps plus a strength & toning segment.|
|Strictly Stretch*||Give your muscles a break! Dance, sports and yoga-based stretches will ease your mind and body.|
|Step & Sculpt||This moderate to advanced step class involves fun choreography routines where a higher level of coordination is required.|
|Supervised Rehab||Supervised rehab time is designed for individuals with a physiotherapist's or doctor's referral. Trained fitness centre staff supervise individualized designed programs aimed at enhancing strength, stamina, circulation, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness. This setting is for individuals with osteoporosis, arthritis, diabetes, fibromyalgia, stroke rehab or requiring pre and post joint replacement rehab.|
|To the Core||This class begins with a cardio component, followed by a total body conditioning workout focusing on core and stability training using the fit ball and resistance training equipment.|
|Total Body Blast||Fast paced, high intensity full body workout alternating between weights, cardio and core. This class will keep your heart rate high and maximize your calorie expenditure.|
|YoFit||Core conditioning and isometric strengthening and stretching using yoga poses.|
|Yo Stretch||This class combine muscle conditioning with traditional yoga poses to develop muscle tone, improve flexibility and enhance body awareness.|
* = Class suitable for beginners
|Adapted Aquafit||A mild class for individuals living with chronic or degenerative conditions. Individuals requiring 1:1 support while participating in the water are asked to bring their own support person.|
|Active with Arthritis - Level 1*||Designed specifically for those diagnosed with arthritis. Improve mobility, flexibility and muscle tone by strengthening specific muscle groups.|
|Active with Arthritis - Level 2||The next step. Greater work on specific muscle groups, increased repetitions resulting in better muscle tone, strength and mobility.|
|AquaTabata||Tabata training is one of the most effective types of HITT training. Combining this format with the properties of the water using a variety of exercises with and without equipment, provides noticeable results in a short amount of time.|
|Aqua Circuit Express Workout (Deep)||A fabulous way to improve fitness and tone up in the water. This class incorporates both aerobic and resistance exercises challenging your body in the deep water environment.|
|Aqua Tai Chi||Introduces the principles of the gentle, flowing, and mindful body alignment of Tai Chi. Simple and easy to learn movements benefit balance, flexibility, circulation of the body in the buoyant, supportive, active-reactive properties of water.|
|Aqua Yoga||A low-impact class which introduces yoga movements in the water to help develop muscle strength, improve static balance and increase mobility.|
|Aquafit*||This water-based exercise class gives your body a total workout with little impact and joint stress. Workout intensity is moderate to vigorous and appropriate for all levels.|
|Aquafit Deep||A vigorous, high energy cardio workout in deep water that challenges all your muscle groups while eliminating impact to muscles, tendons or joints.|
|Aquafit Shallow Mild||A FUN class designed for older adults or anyone wanting to take things a little easier. Basic movements and stretches are used to improve mobility, flexibility, and range of motion in a relaxed, social and welcoming environment. A fantastic class for anyone pre/post natal or brand new to exercise.|
|Aquamax||An advanced high-intensity, deep-water class to improve cardiovascular fitness & muscular endurance with the use of a flotation belt.|
|Master Swim 1||Improve swimming skill, ability and endurance through distance swimming, stroke correction and interval training. Must be able to swim 75m continuously and at least 100m of two of the following: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke or butterfly. Good for the recreational swimmer who would like to improve their strength and endurance.|
|Master Swim 2||Improve swimming ability through interval workouts led by experienced coaches. Must be able to swim 400m continuously and at least 100m of three of the following: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke or butterfly. Great for the triathlete or recreational swimmer who would like to improve their strength and endurance.|
Some classes and programs require a physician's referral. Find out more about our rehabilitation programs.
|Self-paced gym and/or water exercises for those with multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's and/or head injuries.|
|For people with a heart condition or who have had a heart attack, Work toward restoring your optimal heath. Phase II-III (Beginner level) Physician's referral required. Phase IV (Continuing level) for stable cardiac clients. A stress test is recommended before participating.|
|Whether you've had a joint replaced or are waiting for surgery, you'll need to strengthen muscles surrounding the joint, improve flexibility and mobility, and enhance your overall fitness. Our fitness consultants can develop and supervise a carefully designed circuit in the weight room and pool. This new and exciting program is the first of it's kind in the Lower Mainland. physio referral required.|