Health + Fitness Centre

The Volunteer Instructors

As a non-profit organization, volunteers are an integral part of our facility. In fact, 52% of our classes are taught by volunteer instructors! We...

7 Steps to Achieve Your 2019 Fitness Goals

As the new year begins, we all feel the urge to buckle down and get into a rhythm. Riding the wave of motivation in January makes it easy to get...

Member Success Profile: Sara

Sara received a liver transplant in 2014. Since then her life has completely changed - she is inspired, motivated and grateful every day. Sara joined...

Workout to Win

Inspiration, determination, enthusiasm. Where does the motivation to exercise come from? Health Canada recommends adults get in a minimum of 150...

It's Never Too Late to Learn How to Swim

When running began to impact her joints, Meera Bawa knew it was time for a new exercise routine. By chance, she ran into her elementary school...

Member Success Profile: Reamick

During a particularly stressful period in her life, Reamick learned just how important leading a healthy, active lifestyle was in helping her cope...

The InBody 570, and 5 Reasons why you need to know your Body Composition

The InBody 570 is a body composition analysis machine, that provides you with two vital clues to optimizing your fitness plan: • It provides...

Member Success Profile: Susan

Susan first joined the YWCA Health + Fitness Centre 11 years ago on her journey to quit smoking. The membership was a reward to herself for making a...

The Fitness Effect: 5 Reasons to Join our Gym in January

January is usually the busiest month in the fitness industry…and for many good reasons. Here are our top 5 reasons to join! 1. Do we dare say – it’s...

Member Success Profile: Mike

When children, family and career came into the picture, Mike became less active. Realizing that he was becoming something that he wasn’t, he turned...

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