Exercise & Activity Classes

2017 PROGRAMS  

  • PLEASE register early to avoid additional fees, cancellations and to secure your spot!
  • Credits or refunds will NOT be given once the class has begun.
  • Please ask for information regarding additional policies on cancellations, refunds, make up classes, credits, etc.
  • How do I register? In person, or call 403-320-2222.
  • How do I pay? By debit, cash, cheque, Visa or MasterCard.

Some members involved in LSCO’s programs and clubs choose not to participate during the summer months. This does not mean you have to. Many of the clubs require 2 people in the room for safety; all you have to do is contact another member to confirm whether they will be here or not.

ADULT ANNUAL PASS FEES

SENIOR 12 Month Memberships – Individuals 55 years +
•    Renewal: $50
•    New Member: $53

ADULT 12 Month Membership – Individuals 35 – 54 years
•    Renewal/New Member: $90

FITNESS CENTRE

2017 Fees
•    LSCO Member Fee: $18/month; $99/6 months; $180/12 months
•    Non Member Fee: $27/month

LSCO SUBSIDY

You may be eligible for financial assistance to join LSCO and participate in programs and classes. Please review the table below. For more information and to apply for assistance contact the Administration Desk.

WELCOME POLICY

This subsidy will be a service administered under Senior Supports. The following subsidies will be available to our members upon receipt of prior year income verification and current year’s fee assessment;

Welcome Policy

 

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.

“Use it or lose it!”

MORNING EXERCISES & ACTIVITIES

Participants with limited mobility, arthritis, and other health related issues will benefit from this program however, everyone is welcome. Caregivers, you may find this an ideal program for your clients. Participants will work on strength and flexibility, within limitations. Options for sitting or standing will be given. Wear loose clothing and if you like, bring a water bottle. Exercises will be approximately 30 minutes. For those that would like to stay, active games with modifications will follow.

When:
Wednesday, July 12 – August 2
Time:
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fee:
$10 LSCO M; $15 NM
Register by:
Tuesday, July 11

URBAN POLING – NORDIC WALKING

A number of LSCO members get together to walk weekly using their poles. They often meet at Fort Whoop Up and sometimes at LSCO. If you would like to join in please leave your name and phone number at the Administration Desk so that you can be contacted.

ACTIVE AGING STRENGTH & LOW IMPACT

These low impact classes 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!

When:
Mondays & Wednesdays, July 5 – August 2
Time:
8:00 – 8:50 am
Fee:
$40 LSCO M; $50 NM
Register by:
Thursday, June 29 (after this date add $5)

FIT BALL & More

Using the large stability ball and a variety of other exercise equipment, participants will work hard to improve balance, increase strength and flexibility. This class is for both women and men. Be prepared to have some fun and maybe sweat a little! Bring a water bottle, yoga/exercise mat, wear comfortable clothes and indoor footwear.

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, May 9 – June 29 (no class June 13 & 15)
Time:
9:00 – 9:50 am
Fee:
$35 LSCO M; $56 NM
Register by:
Monday, May 8 (after this date add $5)

LINE DANCING Thursday Morning

If you have line dance experience you are welcome to drop in to a class. Wear comfortable non-marking shoes and bring a water bottle.

When:
Thursdays, May 11 – June 29 (no class May 4 or June 1)
Time:
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Drop in Fee:
$4 LSCO M; $6 NM

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. Register today. You will be so glad you did. Wear comfortable clothes, indoor footwear and bring a water bottle. Class is taught by Nicole Stratychuk.

When:
Tuesdays, July 4 – August 29
Time:
11:00 – 11:45 am
Fee:
$36 LSCO M; $48 NM
Register by:
Thursday, June 29 (after this date add $5)

 

TAI CHI & QiGONG

Please Note: There will not be Tai Chi for 2 weeks during this session (Steve Burgers classes); dates to be determined at which time participants will be notified.

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.

 

MORNING TAI CHI PROGRAM

TAI CHI Beginner Practice

This practice session is for individuals registered in the Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced classes. The first day will be a demonstration for interested newcomers.


TAI CHI Beginner Class

This class is for you if you are new to Tai Chi or haven’t been practicing for a while. Wear comfortable clothing and inside footwear.

 

TAI CHI Intermediate Class

Students who have taken the beginner class and are ready to learn additional steps are encouraged to register for this intermediate class.

 

TAI CHI Advanced Class

If you have completed Steve’s Intermediate class and are ready to move on register for this class. Advanced students should also register.

 

TAI CHI Practice

This practice session is for intermediate and advanced students.

 

 

YOGA & PILATES

ACTIVE YOGA

The instructor will lead participants through an active style of fitness and yoga movements creating heat throughout the body. We will be moving up and down off of the mat. It is recommended that you dress in layers. You may want to wear breathable clothing, even crops and short sleeves to help you stay cool. Bring a water bottle & your mat. A variety of props will be used.

When:
Fridays, June 2 – 30
Time:
9:00 – 10:00 am
Fee:
$23 LSCO M; $30 NM
Register by:
Thursday, June 1

CHAIR YOGA

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, June 7 – July 26
Time:
9:30 – 10:20 am
Fee:
$20 LSCO M; $32 NM
Register by:
Monday, June 5 (after this date add $5)

GENTLE YOGA

With a few modifications to poses, individuals can participate in this gentle, calming  class. It is perfect for those who have not practiced for a while or those who enjoy soft flowing yoga movements and poses. Wear comfortable clothing; bring a mat, blanket (if you like) and water bottle.

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 4 – 27
Time:
9:30 – 10:30 am
Fee:
$36 LSCO M; $52 NM
Register by:
Thursday, June 30 (after this date add $5)

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, August 1 – 31
Time:
9:30 – 10:30 am
Fee:
$45 LSCO M; $65 NM
Register by:
Monday, July 31 (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, July 11 – August 29
Time:
12:05 – 12:55 pm
Fee:
$40 LSCO M; $56 NM
Register by:
Friday, July 7 (after this date add $5)

YOGA for MEN

Do you need some time just for you? Have you always wanted to try a beginner yoga class? Do you want to improve your balance? Do you want 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 until June 28
Time:
8:30 – 9:30 am
Drop in Fee:
$6 LSCO M; $7 NM

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:
Thursday, May 11 – June 29
Time:
12:05 – 12:55 pm
Drop in Fee:
$8.50 LSCO M; $12 NM
Instructor:
Melanie Hillaby

 

SPORTS

GOLF FOR SENIORS 55+

Are you interested in receiving golf lessons? Then join one of these classes held at Evergreen Golf Centre. Please bring your golf clubs. Space is limited; register soon!

Ladies Level 1

We will review the basics and give one on one tips to help improve your skills and swing, helping to make you even more comfortable on the golf course. Perfect for the beginner or for those who haven’t golfed in awhile.

When:
Wednesdays, July 5 – 26
Time:
10:30 – 11:30 am
Fee:
$35 LSCO M; $40 NM
Register by:
Tuesday, July 4

or

When:
Fridays, July 7 – 28
Time:
10:30 – 11:30 am
Fee:
$35 LSCO M; $40 NM
Register by:
Wednesday, July 5

 

PICKLEBALL FOR BEGINNERS

Wednesdays from 1:00 – 3:30 pm is the perfect time for beginners to come and practice and have a game or 2. If you do not have a month pass please pay the drop in fee at the Administration Desk prior to playing.

PICKLEBALL

Avid players can purchase passes to play a number of times through the week. Please note: Experienced/advanced players usually play early mornings and early afternoons, beginner/intermediate players usually play afternoons starting at approximately 3:00 pm. Bring a water bottle, wear comfortable exercise clothes and clean, indoor court shoes. Some equipment is supplied. Note: A few times a year that the gym is not available due to, special events, tradeshows, holidays and floor re-surfacing. Gym 1 will be closed from August 14 until September 5 for resurfacing.

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

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

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time:
1:15 – 4:50 pm
Yearly Fee:
$120 LSCO M
Monthly Fee:
$15 LSCO M; $30 NM
Drop-In Fee:
$2.50 LSCO M; $3.50 NM

 

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

KEEP FIT

Staying active is important at any age. Start your day by participating in this gentle keep fit program. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to exercise at your own level. LSCO volunteers lead this 50-minute class. Wear comfortable clothes and clean, non-marking indoor footwear. Drop in fee is $2. Pay at the Administration Desk. NOTE: This class will resume in September 2017.

When:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Time:
10:00 – 10:50 am
Fee:
$22 & LSCO membership

PICKLEBALL

Avid 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: A few times a year that the gym is not available due to, special events, tradeshows, holidays and floor resurfacing. Dates will be posted. Fees are not pro-rated.

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

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

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time:
1:15 – 4:50 pm
Yearly Fee:
$120 LSCO M
Monthly Fee:
$15 LSCO M; $30 NM
Drop-In Fee:
$2.50 LSCO M; $3.50 NM

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:
Weekly donation & LSCO membership

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. Begins Jan. 6. 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