Membership Inclusive Group Fitness Programs
Staying motivated is the secret to staying in shape. At Columbus Centre, we know it’s not always easy to drag yourself to the gym alone… so why not join a group activity? Our aerobic classes will make you feel like you’re one of the team.
Columbus Centre Group Fitness instructors are certified by one or more of the leading aerobic certification organizations. They participate in departmental training programs, outside workshops, seminars and conventions. Classes are monitored regularly to ensure safe and effective workouts.
Columbus Centre offers over 45 different classes to choose from, and our diverse class schedule makes it easy to participate on a regular basis. We have three class levels — beginner, intermediate and advanced. Find a class just right for you and discover an enhanced lifestyle.
The following programs are included with all membership levels.
NEW! Stretch & Tone
With 30 minutes of core and stretch, this class is about fine tuning the core and getting into the body. We focus on taking time to stretch out those hard-working muscles. All levels welcome.
NEW! Strength Training
With 60 minutes of strength training, full body and comprehensive exercises, this class is designed to challenge the muscles, while increasing strength and mobility. Learn the fundamentals of movement and be ready for a challenge. All levels are welcome and modifications are available.
NEW! Mindful Movement
Enjoy a fun, mindful dancing class, connecting and moving where your body needs. We start and end with a yoga-inspired stretch and connection to breath. Each class is organic and merges a fusion of dance, yoga and meditation. This healing class helps you strengthen and calm your body, mind, energy and soul. Come experience it for yourself. All levels welcome.
The spinning training program consists of a high-intensity, non-impact cardiovascular workout for all people, of all ages. Pedal in groups over hills, chase the pack, climb mountains, and spin your way to burning calories and strengthening your core and lower body muscles.
- Classes are open to all levels of fitness.
- Work at your own pace.
- Take breaks as often as needed and you will be able to participate in any of the classes.
SPINNING LEVEL 1
This 45-minute class is geared to anyone who can ride a bike. This class will prepare you for the next level of spinning or just help you maintain your current level of fitness.
SPINNING LEVEL 2
This class is geared to the intermediate-level spinner. A 45-minute spin that will challenge you and help you move to the next level of spinning.
SPINNING LEVEL 3
Be prepared to sweat! This is the ultimate level in spinning. This 60-minute class is for the advanced spinner who would like a challenge and is not afraid to work hard.
Certified instructors with motivating music will inspire you to new levels of fitness that will improve your health and lifestyle.
Please sign in at the control desk within one hour prior to spin class start time. Space is limited to the first 20 participants. No telephone registrations.
Please note: Sign-up will not guarantee you a bike; participants have a five-minute grace period to check into class. The five minutes is based on class start time.
Recommendations for the class:
- Bring water and a towel.
- Padded shorts or a gel seat will help make you more comfortable but are not required.
- Please arrive 5 – 10 minutes early for assistance to set up your bike properly.
- Please wipe down your bike when the class is finished
Monday Night Stretch (All Levels)
This very popular class utilizes a series of passive stretching exercises to help participants increase their body comfort and promote a pleasant sense of relaxation and rejuvenation.
Cardio-Strength Circuit (All Levels)
The class combines segments of 10-minute cardiovascular training with 10-minute strength training. This workout boosts the metabolism for the entire day. It is a great way of burning more calories during the day, contributing to losing body fat.
Total Body Challenge (All Levels)
This total body workout targets all major muscle groups of the body. Each circuit includes three to four exercises that alternate between upper body and lower body as well as bilateral and unilateral for a unique, quick-paced workout. This workout is best for experienced exercisers who are comfortable using a variety of equipment, however the instructor will provide alternative exercises for the novice participant.
Step & Groove (Advanced)
This class is geared towards advanced participants with step experience. It has challenging choreography with funky dance moves to keep the participants motivated throughout the entire class.
Please note: New routines start on the first Saturday of each month.
Boot Camp (Intermediate / Advanced)
Train like a soldier! Boot Camp consists of drills and exercises to give you a challenging and exciting workout. Be prepared to sweat!
Body Tone (All Levels)
A total body workout using light to moderate weights with various movements and high repetitions. Abdominal exercises are an integral part of this class.
Hi-Low and Groove (Intermediate / Advanced)
This class provides a high level of cardiovascular training. It has challenging choreography with fun and diverse moves to keep the participants coming back for more.
Regular exercise will help protect you from chronic disease, improve your mood and lower your chances of injury. The older you are, the more you have to gain from exercise.
All it takes is 30 minutes a day, three days a week. Join the Columbus Centre Senior Circuit Training classes.
ZUMBA® (All Levels)
Come join the millions of people who have already discovered that fitness can be fun, motivating and life-changing. This easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness class may be just the change you are looking for. Let our ZUMBA®-certified instructors show you how.
ZUMBA® Toning (All Levels)
We start with an easy-to follow, Latin-inspired fun dance warm-up and then take the ZUMBA® dance-fitness class to the next level: building strength and toning in all target zones. Finish off with abs and stretching. Feel fit with a fun workout for your whole body.
Combo-Sculpt and Resist-A-Ball (All Levels)
This class is geared to those who want to be challenged. Several muscle groups are trained with the use of a stability ball.
Muscle Conditioning (All Levels)
This is a weight-training class. The entire body is trained using a variety of tools such as, hand weights, bands, tubing, body bars, medicine balls and gliding discs.
This abs-only class will challenge you with innovative abdominal and back exercises, really working your core and abdominal muscles.
Cardio Kick Box (Intermediate / Advanced)
This is a “tai-box” style of class. This class is an excellent cardiovascular workout with an emphasis on kicking techniques.
Body Blast is a muscle conditioning workout that will challenge your body using different pieces of fitness equipment. Each week the class is focusing on conditioning a big muscle group (back, chest or legs) and a small one (bicep, triceps or shoulders). The combinations are different from one week to the other. Core exercises are included every week.