Exercise & Activity Classes

EXERCISE & ACTIVITIES 

For personal safety, individuals must complete a Waiver, Par Q, & PARmed-X Forms (if required). At times programs may be cancelled due to meetings, rentals, holidays, low attendance, special events, etc. Please watch for notices.

A body in motion tends to stay in motion, whereas a body at rest tends to stay at rest!

POWER WALKING

This power walking class is much more than an easy walk. You will truly get an overall body workout, using weights appropriate to your ability. Join Jerry for a fun, energetic noon workout to upbeat music. Wear comfortable exercise clothes and indoor exercise shoes. Remember to bring an exercise mat and water bottle.

When:
Thursdays, October 4 – December 13
Time:
12:05 – 12:55 pm
Fee:
$28 LSCO M; $55 NM
Instructor:
Jerry Brown
Register by:
Monday, October 1 (after this date add $5)

EASY ON THE BALL

This class is designed for individuals NEW to the oversized inflatable Fitball. Participants will work on improving balance and strength. We will not be doing any exercises on the mat. Wear comfortable exercise clothes and indoor running shoes. Bring a water bottle if you like.

When:
Tuesdays, September 25 – November 6 (no class Oct. 16)
Time:
1:30 – 2:15 pm
Fee:
$25 LSCO M; $38 NM
Instructor:
Tracy Simons
Register by:
Thursday, September 20 (after this date add $5)

BUTTs & GUTTs: Session 1

A strong core is essential to balance, posture and movement. This class will work on improving the overall strength of your abdominals, glute muscles and legs. During this challenging, fun class, you will be using your own body weight, bands, tubing and other exercise equipment. Dress in comfortable workout clothing and indoor footwear. Bring a yoga mat and your water bottle.

When:
Mondays, September 24 – November 5 (no class Oct. 8)
Time:
10:30 – 11:15 am
Fee:
$30 LSCO M; $40 NM
Instructor:
Tracy Simons
Register by:
Thursday, September 20 (after this date add $5)

BUTTs & GUTTs: Session 2

When:
Mondays, November 19 – December 17
Time:
10:30 – 11:15 am
Fee:
$30 LSCO M; $40 NM
Instructor:
Tracy Simons
Register by:
Thursday, November 15 (after this date add $5)

HOOP FITNESS

If you are looking for a new way to exercise this fall and have fun while doing it give this class a try. Hula-hoops will be provided and are specifically designed for adult beginners. Participants will safely and effectively burn calories, tone core muscles, improve balance, posture and stability. Class content will be adapted to suit all fitness levels; including those who have never been able to keep the hoop up! Wear comfortable clothes you can move in, indoor footwear and bring a water bottle. Bring your own hoop if you have one.

When:
Tuesdays, October 2 – November 27 (no class Oct. 23)
Time:
5:30 – 6:30 pm
Fee:
$50 LSCO M; $65 NM
Instructor:
Erin Lix
Register by:
Friday, September 28 (after this date add $5)

ACTIVE AGING STRENGTH & LOW IMPACT: Session 1

These low impact classes to music will assist you to maintain, build and improve your balance, strength, cardiovascular fitness and overall health. A variety of exercise equipment will be used. All fitness levels welcome. Wear comfortable exercise clothes, indoor sneakers, water bottle, yoga or exercise mat and be ready to have fun! Note: Monday classes will end at 9:00 am. Debbie Palmer instructs these classes.

When:
Mondays & Wednesdays, September 10 – October 24 (no class Oct. 8)
Time:
8:00 – 8:50 am
Fee:
$65 LSCO M; $81 NM
Register by:
Friday, September 7 (after this date add $5)

ACTIVE AGING STRENGTH & LOW IMPACT: Session 2

When:
Mondays & Wednesdays, October 29 – December 12 (no class Nov. 12)
Time:
8:00 – 8:50 am
Fee:
$65 LSCO M; $81 NM
Register by:
Friday, October 26 (after this date add $5)

CIRCUIT TRAINING: Session 1

Participants will enjoy a variety of workouts during this 4-week session, offered twice per week. Including strength, cardiovascular training, flexibility and more. Classes are designed for those who are new to exercising with weights and those who have some experience (beginner & intermediate). Classes will be held in the Fitness Centre. Instructor is Jamie Hillier.
Please note: you do not have to be a member of the Fitness Centre to register. Wear comfortable exercise clothing, indoor shoes; bring a water bottle.

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 18 – October 11
Time:
1:30 – 2:30 pm
Fee:
$40 LSCO M; $60 NM
Register by:
Friday, September 14 (after this date add $5)

CIRCUIT TRAINING: Session 2

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, October 16 – November 8
Time:
1:30 – 2:30 pm
Fee:
$40 LSCO M; $60 NM
Register by:
Friday, October 12 (after this date add $5)

FIT BALL & MORE: Session 1

Participants in this class will work hard to improve core muscles, posture, coordination, cardiovascular fitness as well as strength and flexibility. Exercising with the fit ball will assist you to improve your balance and strength too! You must be comfortable getting up and down off the floor. A variety of exercise equipment (ex. weights, tubing) is also used. Wear comfortable workout clothing and exercise footwear. Don’t forget to bring a yoga mat and water bottle. Note: There may be a cancellation of some classes due to instructor availability. Participants will be notified in advance.

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 18 – November 1
Time:
9:00 – 9:50 am
Fee:
$46 LSCO M; $84 NM
Register by:
Friday, September 14 (after this date add $5)

FIT BALL & MORE: Session 2

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, November 6 – December 13
Time:
9:00 – 9:50 am
Fee:
$46 LSCO M; $84 NM
Register by:
Friday, November 2 (after this date add $5)

STRENGTH & STRETCH

This class is designed to increase physical strength through weight-bearing and resistance exercises. All major muscle groups are worked. We will begin with a warm up, followed by weights and finish with stretching for a complete workout. Weighted bars with weighted plates and additional exercise equipment will be used. Wear comfortable workout clothes, indoor exercise shoes. Bring a water bottle and yoga mat.

When:
Wednesdays, September 26 – October 31
Time:
12:05 – 12:55 pm
Fee:
$33 LSCO M; $50 NM
Register by:
Friday, September 21 (after this date add $5)

MORNING EXERCISE CLASS

Start the week out right with this gentle exercise program. The class will include low impact moves to increase your heart rate, use of resistance equipment to strengthen your muscles. Chairs and a variety of exercise equipment will be used. You will also be led through some stretches. Wear inside shoes and comfortable clothes to move freely in. Bring a water bottle too! Individuals of all skill levels are encouraged to attend.

When:
Mondays, September 24 – November 26 (no class Oct. 8 & Nov. 12)
Time:
10:00 – 10:45 am
Fee:
$30 LSCO M; $40 NM
Register by:
Friday, September 21 (after this date add $5)

GENTLE EXERCISE: Session 1

This program is designed for individuals who would like to have the option of sitting and/or standing when exercising. Participants with limited mobility, arthritis, injuries, etc. This class may even be enjoyed by those suffering from Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Fibromyalgia, etc. however; everyone is welcome. You will work on strength and flexibility, within your limitations. Wear loose clothing and bring a water bottle.

When:
Fridays, September 21 – October 26
Time:
9:15 – 10:00 am
Fee:
$20 LSCO M; $35 NM
Instructor:
Tracy Simons
Register by:
Monday, September 17 (after this date add $5)

GENTLE EXERCISE: Session 2

When:
Fridays, November 2 – December 7
Time:
9:15 – 10:00 am
Fee:
$20 LSCO M; $35 NM
Instructor:
Tracy Simons
Register by:
Monday, October 29 (after this date add $5)

 

DANCE & MOVEMENT

LINE DANCING

This class is for experienced line dancers. Please wear clean, non marking footwear.

When:
Mondays, September 10 – December 10
Time:
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Fee:
$36 LSCO M; $60 NM
Instructor:
Diane Holstine
Register by:
Friday, September 7 (after this date add $5)

LINE DANCING: Intermediate to Experienced

If you have been in the beginner class for a while or have had some line dance experience, but aren’t quite ready to join the advanced dancers, join us for some fun! If you can’t make it every week drop in when you can.

When:
Thursdays, September 13 – November 29 (no class Nov. 22)
Time:
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Fee:
$36 LSCO M; $60 NM
Instructor:
Diane Holstine
Register by:
Monday, September 10 (after this date add $5)

LINE DANCING: Beginner

This is the perfect class for the beginner. Did you know studies have shown that dancing can be great help in areas of memory, balance, the cardiovascular system and vertigo? Now that’s reason enough for men and women to get their dancing shoes on.

When:
Thursdays, September 13 – November 29 (no class Nov. 22)
Time:
1:15 – 2:15 pm
Fee:
$36 LSCO M; $60 NM
Instructor:
Diane Holstine
Register by:
Monday, September 10 (after this date add $5)

MORNING NIA

Nia is a dance-based fitness activity, which also borrows from martial arts and healing arts. It is joyful movement medicine for body and soul; helps improve posture, balance, stability and it’s fun! Nia is beneficial for all ages and stages of health – you choose your own intensity level to participate. Wear clothing you can move in comfortably.

When:
Thursdays, September 13 – October 18
Time:
10:45 – 11:45 am
Fee:
$39 LSCO M; $58 NM
Instructor:
Jane Franz
Register by:
Monday, September 10 (after this date add $5)

MEDICINE MOVEMENT: Session 1 – Tuesdays

Step in and dance your body beautiful! Nia inspired Movement Medicine is a celebration of the way your body moves. A blend of dance, sing a long music, martial and healing arts, that create a playful practice of loving and living in your body. Movement Medicine invites inspiration, exploration, ease and flow. Movement Medicine increases flexibility, breathe, agility, strength, and mobility. Note: There may not be a class November 20, participants will be notified. Andrea Hertz instructs these classes.

When:
Tuesdays, September 25 – October 30 (no class Oct. 9)
Time:
5:15 – 6:15 pm
Fee:
$35 LSCO M; $50 NM
Register by:
Friday, September 21 (after this date add $5)

MEDICINE MOVEMENT: Session 2 – Tuesdays

When:
Tuesdays, November 6 – December 11 (no class Nov. 13)
Time:
5:15 – 6:15 pm
Fee:
$35 LSCO M; $50 NM
Register by:
Friday, November 2 (after this date add $5)

MEDICINE MOVEMENT: Thursdays

When:
Thursdays, September 20 – December 6
Time:
5:15 – 6:15 pm
Fee:
$78 LSCO M; $120 NM
Register by:
Tuesday, September 18 (after this date add $5)

ZUMBA GOLD

This easy to follow program lets you move to the beat at your own speed. It is an invigorating class held to upbeat music that provides modified, low impact moves for active older adults. Wear comfortable clothes, indoor footwear and bring a water bottle.

When:
Tuesdays, September 18 – November 20
Time:
11:00 – 11:45 am
Fee:
$45 LSCO M; $60 NM
Instructor:
Nicole Stratychuk
Register by:
Friday, September 14 (after this date add $5)

 

TAI CHI & QiGONG

QiGONG

Qi means “life energy” and gong means “work”; together Qi Gong means working with life energy. The exercises are designed to improve flow and quality of qi and harmonize mind, body and breath, thereby increasing overall health. The class will practice various QiGong exercises such as Tai Chi/QiGong 18 form, five animal frolics and meditation for mind relaxation. The techniques can be adjusted for individual fitness levels and/or limitations. Please Note: We are not able to accommodate drop in participants or guests for this program. You must pre-register in order to participate.

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 11 – November 29
Time:
10:00 – 10:45 am
Fee:
$84 LSCO M; $144 NM
Instructor:
Dave Scotland
Register by:
Friday, September 7 (after this date add $5)

TAI CHI YANG 16 FORM

Developed in the early 2000’s the 16 form uses techniques from the 24 form while omitting some of the more physically challenging movements. This form takes approximately 3:00 minutes to perform once. Beginners are very welcome.

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 11 – November 29
Time:
11:00 – 11:45 am
Fee:
$84 LSCO M; $144 NM
Instructor:
Dave Scotland
Register by:
Friday, September 7 (after this date add $5)

TAI CHI 108 FORM

If you have taken Steve’s Intermediate or Advanced Tai Chi class you are encouraged to register for this 14 week session. Note: this is not a lesson. The group will be following Steve’s DVD.

When:
Wednesdays, September 12 – December 12
Time:
9:15 – 10:15 am
Fee:
$28 LSCO Members
Register by:
Wednesday, September 12 (after this date add $5)

 

YOGA & PILATES

CHAIR YOGA: Session 1

This is a unique style of yoga that adapts yoga positions and poses using a chair which replaces the yoga mat. The participant is able to warm up the body safely and perform yoga poses with more support and stability. Chair yoga is suitable for all ages, fitness levels and physical conditions.

When:
Wednesdays, September 19 – October 31
Time:
9:35 – 10:30 am
Fee:
$18 LSCO M; $30 NM
Register by:
Monday, September 17 (after this date add $5)

CHAIR YOGA: Session 2

When:
Wednesdays, November 7 – December 19
Time:
9:35 – 10:30 am
Fee:
$18 LSCO M; $30 NM
Register by:
Monday, November 5 (after this date add $5)

GENTLE YOGA: Session 1

With a few modifications to poses and a respect for the physical limitations of the body, individuals can easily participate in a healthy and active yoga session. This is class may be perfect for the beginner or individual that hasn’t practiced yoga for a while. Wear comfortable clothing; bring a mat, blanket and water bottle. Plan on practicing barefoot or wear nonslip socks.

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 18 – November 1
Time:
9:30 – 10:30 am
Fee:
$70 LSCO M; $88 NM
Register by:
Friday, September 14 (after this date add $5)

GENTLE YOGA: Session 2

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, November 6 – December 20
Time:
9:30 – 10:30 am
Fee:
$70 LSCO M; $88 NM
Register by:
Friday, November 2 (after this date add $5)

YIN YOGA: Session 1

This challenging class is intended for those who have already practiced yoga. Yin Yoga focuses on the joints and connective tissue, especially in the hips, lower back and spine. Most of the poses are seated and last for 3-5 minutes, making the practice deeply meditative. Poses calm the mind, improve flexibility and joint mobility, decrease stress and anxiety, help balance energy (chi) in the internal organs through energy movement and meridian stimulation. Yin Yoga is a good compliment to other forms of vigorous exercise. Bring your yoga mat, a firm blanket and anything else you will need to be comfortable.

When:
Mondays, September 10 – October 22 (no class Oct. 8)
Time:
9:00 – 10:30 am
Fee:
$48 LSCO M; $72 NM
Instructor:
Karen Toohey
Register by:
Friday, September 7 (after this date add $5)

YIN YOGA: Session 2

When:
Mondays, October 29 – December 10 (no class Nov. 12)
Time:
9:00 – 10:30 am
Fee:
$48 LSCO M; $72 NM
Instructor:
Karen Toohey
Register by:
Friday, October 26 (after this date add $5)

HIDDEN LANGUAGE HATHA YOGA

Hidden Language Hatha Yoga is a gentle and meditative style of Hatha Yoga that respects the body as a spiritual tool. By working with metaphor, symbolism, imagery and visualization, the ‘hidden’ messages of each asana are revealed. Hidden Language offers a chance to go deep into the body and the mystical potential of each asana. You are given responsibility for your own body and your own insights. The atmosphere of a class is quiet and self-directed. Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. A journal is optional although is helpful to record your experience.

When:
Mondays, September 24 – November 26 (no class Oct. 8 or Nov. 12)
Time:
9:30 – 10:30 am
Fee:
$40 LSCO M; $54 NM
Instructor:
Leah Monette
Register by:
Thursday, September 20 (after this date add $5)

WEDNESDAY MORNING YOGA

Yoga helps to improve physical & mental well being, using a combination of poses, breathing & visualization exercises. Participants will work towards increasing strength & flexibility. Wear comfortable clothing; bring a mat, blanket and water bottle. All levels welcome.

When:
Wednesdays, September 26 – November 28
Time:
10:00 – 11:00 am
Fee:
$53 LSCO M; $67 NM
Instructor:
Leah Monette
Register by:
Monday, September 24 (after this date add $5)

YOGA FOR MEN

Have you always wanted to take a yoga class? Do you want to improve your balance? Are you stiff and thinking about how nice it would be to be able to bend over and tie your shoes without straining now and as you age? How about your coordination? If yes or a maybe is being contemplated then register for this class. Skip Cooper will lead you through a very comfortable sequence of movements and stretches. Register today; you will be glad you did! Props maybe used. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a yoga mat and water bottle.

When:
Wednesdays, September 19 – December 12
Time:
8:30 – 9:30 am
Fee:
$59 LSCO M; $82 NM
Register by:
Tuesday, September 18 (after this date add $5)

YOGA NOON HOUR

Whether you are new to yoga or have been practicing, you will benefit greatly by attending this class. The breath becomes an important component of Vinyasa yoga. Wear comfortable clothing; bring a mat, blanket, water bottle and any other props you may like to use.

When:
Tuesdays, September 11 – December 4
Time:
12:05 – 12:55 pm
Fee:
$78 LSCO M; $98 NM
Instructor:
Melanie Hillaby
Register by:
Friday, September 7 (after this date add $5)

YOGA BLEND

Participants will enjoy this class as workouts vary weekly to improve concentration, flexibility, balance and more using a variety of props. Wear comfortable clothing; bring a mat, water bottle and any other props you may like to use. All skill levels welcome.

When:
Thursdays, September 13 – December 6
Time:
12:05 – 12:55 pm
Fee:
$78 LSCO M; $98 NM
Instructor:
Melanie Hillaby
Register by:
Monday, September 10 (after this date add $5)

ACTIVE YOGA STRETCH: Session 1

Individuals participating in this class will move through a series of poses to help improve balance, strength, and flexibility while being conscious of the breath as we move. At times we will be moving up and down off the mat; options are given and all participants are encouraged to do what is right for them. A variety of props may be used. Wear comfortable clothes; bring a yoga mat & water bottle.

When:
Fridays, September 21 – October 26
Time:
9:00 – 10:00 am
Fee:
$30 LSCO M; $40 NM
Register by:
Thursday, September 20 (after this date add $5)

ACTIVE YOGA STRETCH: Session 2

When:
Fridays, November 2 – December 7
Time:
9:00 – 10:00 am
Fee:
$30 LSCO M; $40 NM
Register by:
Thursday, November 1 (after this date add $5)

PILATES PLUS

This class involves a series of classical pilates exercises performed on a yoga mat. Each exercise emphasizes breath, core conditioning, and body awareness. We will pay special attention to alignment and form. Light weights, resistance tubing and other props may be used to add strength and stretch work. Wear comfortable workout clothes, bring a yoga mat, and water bottle.

When:
Mondays, September 17 – December 3
Time:
12:00 – 12:55 pm
Fee:
$55 LSCO M; $69 NM
Instructor:
June Dow
Register by:
Thursday, September 13 (after this date add $5)

 

SPORTS

BEGINNER BADMINTON

If you have not played badminton for quite some time or are interested in learning how register for this 7 week program. Wear comfortable exercise clothes and inside gym shoes. There will be 30 minutes of instruction followed by playing time until 12:00 pm. The class is lead by LSCO badminton members.

When:
Thursdays, October 4 – November 22
Time:
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fee:
$15 LSCO M; $30 NM
Register by:
Tuesday, October 2

TUESDAY & THURSDAY NOON ADULT BASKETBALL

Here is your opportunity to play basketball twice a week for a reasonable price during the lunch hour! A great way to relieve stress and get some exercise before heading back to work or to whatever the afternoon holds. Shower facilities are available so no need to worry about not being fresh for the rest of the day! Register at the Administration Desk. Pay for 4 months of basketball and save! Monthly option available.

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time:
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Fee:
$120 (4 months)
Instructor:
$40 (per month)
Drop in Fee:
$6 per day

PICKLEBALL LESSONS: Session 1

If you are interested in learning the game of pickleball register for this 4 week course. Some equipment will be supplied. Bring a water bottle; wear comfortable exercise clothes and clean, indoor court shoes. Please complete an Activity Waiver Form upon registration. Rhonda McInnes instructs these classes. For additional play time please see the Pickleball Brochure or ask at the Administration Desk.

When:
Fridays, September 7 – 28
Time:
9:15 – 10:45 am
Fee:
$15 LSCO M; $30 NM
Register by:
Wednesday, September 5

PICKLEBALL LESSONS: Session 2

When:
Fridays, October 5 – 26
Time:
9:15 – 10:45 am
Fee:
$15 LSCO M; $30 NM
Register by:
Wednesday, October 3

PICKLEBALL FOR BEGINNERS

If you are a beginner, times have been scheduled for you to play. We do have a few paddles that are available to use. Please purchase monthly or day passes at the Administration Desk prior to playing. Wear clean inside court shoes.

When:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays
Time:
3:00 – 4:50 pm
Fee:
$15 LSCO M; $30 NM
Drop In:
$2.50 LSCO M; $3.50 NM

PICKLEBALL

Pickleball players can purchase passes to play a number of times through the week. Bring a water bottle. Wear comfortable exercise clothes and clean, indoor court shoes. Some equipment is supplied. **Note: Levels of ability vary, as a result it seems that individuals that have been playing for some time attend earlier in the day; beginner and intermediate play usually begins at 3:00 pm. This however, does not mean that you can not attend at another time. **Note: Due to the high numbers of members playing during the busy months (typically October – April) non members can not play until 3:00 pm.

When:
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Time:
7:30 – 9:30 am

When:
Mondays & Fridays
Time:
1:00 – 4:50 pm

When:
Tuesdays (January, February & March)
Time:
10:00 – 11:55 am

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time:
1:15 – 4:50 pm

Yearly Fee:
$120 LSCO M
Monthly Fee:
$15 LSCO M; $30 NM

Drop In Fees must be paid prior to playing.

Drop-In Fee:
$2.50 LSCO M; $3.50 NM

Fees are not pro–rated. Note: A few times a year that the gym is not available due to special events, tradeshows, holidays and floor re-surfacing.

 

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

For personal safety, individuals must complete a Waiver, Par Q, & PARmed-X Forms (if required). At times programs may be cancelled due to meetings, rentals, holidays, low attendance, special events, etc. Please watch for notices.

BADMINTON

Everyone of all skill levels are welcome to play badminton weekdays however; many have been playing for awhile and at times, games become more competitive. Beginner players should come Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:00 am for instruction. Drop in fee $2.50 members, $3.50 for non-members. Pay at the Administration Desk prior to playing.

When:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Time:
11:10 am – 12:30 pm
When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time:
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Fee:
$66 & LSCO membership

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE

Both men and women are welcome to participate in this low impact style of dance. Wear comfortable clothes and non-marking soled shoes. Drop in fee is $3.

When:
Fridays
Time:
10:15 – 11:45 am
Fee:
$2 donation per day & LSCO membership
Non Mem Fee:
$3

TABLE TENNIS

A great active game for eye hand coordination and individuals of all skill levels. Let us know if you need instruction and arrangements will be made. Bring your own racquet. Drop-in fee is $2. Pay at the Administration Desk prior to playing.

When:
Monday & Friday, 3:00 – 4:30 pm
When:
Wednesday, 2:45 – 4:25 pm
Fee:
$44 & LSCO membership

TAI CHI

LSCO Members with a great deal of Tai Chi experience may be interested in joining this Tai Chi session. Practice with swords and fans will be included. If you are unsure whether this is a good fit for you leave your contact information and you will be contacted.

When:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Time:
8:30 – 9:30 am
Fee:
$17 & LSCO membership

KEEP FIT

Staying active is important at any age. Start your day by participating in this program. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to exercise at your own level. Wear comfortable clothes and clean, non-marking indoor footwear. Non-member drop in fee is $2. Pay at the Administration Desk.

When:
Wednesdays until December December 12
Time:
10:00 – 10:45 am
Fee:
$22 & LSCO membership