Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex offers group fitness classes 7 days a week, from 3 dedicated fitness studios.

Classes are available for pay-as-you-go, as a registered program, or with a membership. Group fitness class participants must be at least 13 years of age, or as stated otherwise.


Group Fitness Class Schedule

Current Class Schedules

Class Descriptions

Studio A Classes

Barre & Balance: 

This class incorporates the disciplines of yoga, pilates and ballet to perform a variety of strength and balance exercises to increase range of motion, mobility and confidence.

Circuit Training:

Develop your strength and aerobic fitness with exercises performed in succession and minimal rest. Your heart rate remains elevated in this moderate to high-intensity class.

Fit Fusion 55+:

This class is  designed for older adults as it consists of low impact movements with little to no bouncing. It’s a blend of cardiovascular and muscular strength, finishing off with core work and a full body stretch.

Interval Challenge:

This class alternates intervals of cardio and strength conditioning to give you a full body workout using a variety of equipment.

Pound®:

This full - body cardio jam session is inspired by the infectious, sweat - dripping fun of playing the drums. Using lightly weighted exercise drumsticks, torch calories and drum your way to a leaner physique.

Step:

This is a classic choreographed aerobic exercise class. You’ll get a full body cardio workout while also  toning your legs. Modify intensity by adjusting your speed, step height and movements.

Stretch & Strengthen:

This workout uses various types of equipment to focus on coordination, balance, and muscle strength. It finishes with stretching and postural exercises.

Zumba®:

Fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a dynamic class that will blow you away. Zumba Gold caters to older adults.

Zumba Gold®:

This class is catered for those looking to spice up their fitness routine with a little Latin flavor fusing Latin rhythms and simple dance moves to create a one of a kind fitness program that is fun and works!

Studio B Classes

Cycle Fit:

A cardio workout with varying speeds and resistance levels to provide a different ‘ride’ every time.

Cycle Fit Fusion:

A Cycle Fit class combined with off-bike cardio and light-weight resistance training exercises. You will definitely enjoy the variety that this class offers!

Cycle Pump:

Cycle Fit and Pump It Up all in one! Improve your cardio on the bike while also building strength and core doing off-bike muscle conditioning. Challenge your fitness level with this high energy, calorie-burning class.

Dynamic Core:

A combination of muscle endurance exercises focusing on core muscle groups which include, lower back, abdominals, and oblique muscles.

Pump It Up:

This class focuses on weight bearing strength exercises that are challenging, safe, and functional. We incorporate the use of: dumbbells, bars, plates, and steps/benches.

Tabata Cardio Strength Challenge:

A Combination of Pump It Up and Tabata – Using the classic 20 - 10 timing protocol with intervals and our unique signature timing of 40-30-20 and 30-20-10 you will experience a new way to
excite and challenge yourself!

Total Muscle Challenge:

Challenge yourself in this high-intensity, workout. Improve strength, stamina, and explosive power with a workout that changes every week.

 Studio C Classes

Chair Yoga:

This is a unique yoga style that adapts yoga positions and poses through creative use of a chair. Poses are done seated on the chair or the chair is used for support during standing and balance poses.

Mobil-lates:

This class is a combination of joint mobility work, stretching and muscle release techniques with pilates principles. Equipment such as foam rollers, bands and balls are also used in active, dynamic and passive positions to help you achieve improved range of motion, balanced muscle activation and decreased muscle soreness.

Pilates:

Experience this mind/body movement focusing on the pilates principles of centering, breath, concentration, control, precision and flow. Includes elements of standing as well as mat work.

Pilates for Strong Bones:

This Osteo- friendly pilates class makes the use of chairs as well as standing work to help strengthen the core, improve balance and maintain bone density.

Sunrise/Sunset Yoga & Meditation:

This class is an introduction to yoga in the form of therapy. Each class includes static and flowing yoga postures, different breathing techniques, sound and a guided meditation.

Yoga 55+:

A Hatha style class designed for those seeking to increase and maintain joint mobility while also increasing strength and improving balance. Recommended for healthy older adults with no major joint or medical conditions.

Yoga - Asana, Pranayama, & Meditation:

This class explores 3 elements of yoga; Asana, postures & movement patterns, Pranayama, breathing techniques, and Meditation, centering the mind. We will look at each element separately as well as a complete therapeutic flowing practice, weaving all three elements together.

Yoga - Gentle:

Learn basic postures, stretches and breathing techniques to help you relax and de-stress. This class is appropriate for pregnant women.

Yoga - Hatha:

This class uses the practice of static postures and breathing techniques to help you stretch and breathe your way to greater harmony and energy as you reduce stress, align your body, and deepen your inner peace.

Yoga - Hatha Flow:

Harmonizing Hatha with the invigorating flow of Vinyasa you'll breathe and stretch your way to greater harmony and energy as you reduce stress, align your body, and deepen your inner peace and energy.

Yoga - Vinyasa:

This class is a dynamic, flowing form of yoga smoothly linking your body movements to your breath. You’ll be guided in a series of poses that will move you through the power of inhaling and exhaling.

Yogalates:

Experience the relaxation and toning benefits of yoga and pilates - the best of two worlds.

 

Physical Activity Screening Forms

Before taking part in any of our group fitness programs we require that you complete a Get Active Questionnaire. This is a pre-exercise screening tool designed by the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP) to help ensure you have a safe physical activity experience.


 

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