Fitness Programs

Fitness Programs

  • Total Body Conditioning

    • Program Type:
    • requires program registration or drop in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    Lee’s class combines both coaching and instructing, and is intended for multi-levels of fitness. She includes high intensity interval training [HIIT], strength training through Tabata and weight lifting and, occasionally, she’ll add some ladder drills to increase your speed, agility and quickness. Her workout is designed to leave you feeling good and strong after completing

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  • Run & Train for a 5K

    In this program we will run and train for a last week 5-KM (3.1 mile) “race”.  It is a foundation program of the Galloway Method, which includes run-walk-run training.  Join us for some fun outside as well as great cardio! Make-up runs due to extreme inclement weather will be added at the end of the

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  • Body Blast – Core Strong

    • Program Type:
    • requires program registration or drop in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    Peter’s cross-training class uses a mix of interval training, circuit training, sports conditioning and Tabata. You’ll improve your overall fitness level through endurance training, calisthenics and strength training. The last part of the class is devoted to your core muscles. Peter changes the format, routines and equipment every week, so you’ll get a taste of

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  • Zumba® International Flavours

    • Program Type:
    • requires program registration or drop in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    You’ll experience a fun dynamic cardio and core workout with high-caloric expenditure that’s set beyond the four basic Latin Zumba® rhythms (Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia and Reggeaton) to incorporate African, Indian and Caribbean rhythms as well as belly dance, tango, quebredita and others. The dance moves will get your heart pumping and your body moving. Expect

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  • Short Circuit

    • Program Type:
    • requires program registration or drop in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    Try out this workout, which challenges your body by keeping your muscles, cardio levels and endurance off balance. This is an evolving program that improves your fitness level by making frequent changes or short circuiting the routines. Our bodies adapt to things quickly, so it’s important that your workouts change constantly to stay one step

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  • Total Body Workout with a Visual Impairment

    • Program Type:
    • Requires program registration
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    Designed for adults who have a visual impairment or low vision, this aerobic workout includes a warm-up, followed by low- and high-cardio sets, controlled movement and strengthening exercises. It finishes with floor work and relaxation.

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  • Weight Room

    • Program Type:
    • Requires weight room membership or drop-in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    Our qualified staff can assist you in developing a personalized conditioning and strength-training program. Our weight room includes a Universal Station, a Basic Power Trainer (a seated cycle using arms and legs), an Equalizer 1005 (a barrier-free 5-station workout unit), treadmills, a Lifecycle, a Stairmaster, a Scifit machine, duplex pulleys, a vertical leg press, a

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  • Fitness

    • Program Type:
    • Requires program registration
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    Stay fit through stretching, muscle strengthening, flexibility and a gentle aerobic workout.

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  • Personal Training

    • Program Type:
    • Requires weight room membership or drop-in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    This includes an equipment orientation and personalized weight-training consultation. A personal program is designed to suit the user’s needs. By appointment only.

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Bulletin Board

  • Youth Night – September 21st

    Water Battle & Slip and Slide Party
    Get ready to challenge friends and counselors at this crazy water Battle party! Wear clothes you aren’t afraid to get WET!

  • Fall Registration Open!!

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