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Group Fitness Programs


Staying motivated is the secret to staying in shape. At the Columbus Centre, we know it’s not always easy to drag yourself to the gym alone… so why not join a group activity? Our group fitness 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 classes to choose from all included in your membership! Plus, 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!

Group Fitness Program Schedule

Group Fitness Program Registration

Members: Advance registration is required online through the Antaris Member portal, for all classes.

Members have been emailed a login and password to access online booking at columbuscentre.antaris.ca. For individuals who currently do not have a valid email address registered with the Columbus Centre Athletic Club, you can book your time slot by calling the Office at (416) 789-7011 ext. 231 or email fitness@villacharities.com.


Non-Members: Non-Members can access our fitness classes as a guest. A guest fee of $12.00 will apply. To book a class please call the Office at (416) 789-7011 ext. 231 or email fitness@villacharities.com.


Group Fitness Classes

Train like a soldier! Boot Camp consists of drills and exercises to give you a challenging and exciting workout. Be prepared to sweat!

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.

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.


The fine toning method implies leanness in the body, noticeable muscle definition and shape, but not significant muscle size, working the smallest of muscles for the best results!

Equipment required: Bands (thera, mini, or resista) and a mat

High Intensity Interval Training is a training technique in which you give all-out 100% effort through quick intense bursts of exercise followed by short, sometimes active recovery periods. HIIT gets and keeps your heart rate up and burns more fat in less time.

Equipment required: Dumbbells and a mat.

This allows the instructors to bring their own flavour and choice to the classes. It can be a Body Pump, Strength Circuit, Bootcamp, Yoga, BLT (Bum, Legs, and Thighs) or even a Cardio Dance class. Get ready for anything, and be ready to be challenged!

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 and take breaks as often as needed.

Certified instructors with motivating music will inspire you to new levels of fitness that will improve your health and lifestyle.


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.


This class is geared to the advanced-level spinner. A 60-minute spin that will challenge you and help you move to the next level of spinning.


Please register online up to 6 days in advance or sign in at the control desk within one hour prior to spin class start time. Space is limited to the first 10 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

This class is geared towards novice participants with some step experience. It has simple choreography with fun dance moves to keep the participants motivated throughout the entire class.

This 60-minute class begins with the instructor choosing a different training routine, such as cardio, legs, core and abs, or upper body training. Each class ends with a long 20-to-30-minute stretch. 

Consisting of a 40-minute workout using weights, body weight, resistance equipment and functional training, followed by a slow 20-minute strength to lengthen and revitalize your entire body, this 60-minute workout will leave you feeling strong and elongated.

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.

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.

Come join the millions of people who have already discovered that fitness can be fun, motivating and life-changing. This easyto- 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.

General Information & FAQs

Train like a soldier! Boot Camp consists of drills and exercises to give you a challenging and exciting workout. Be prepared to sweat!

For more information please contact:

Phone: 416-789-7011 ext. 213

Fax: 416-789-3951

Email: fitness@villacharities.com