Member clinics

Keep up to date with the latest in nutrition and fitness information with our member clinics. 

Each month we invite leading experts in nutrition, disease prevention, exercise and more to talk about the health and lifestyle issues you care about. 

Available to all members, free of charge, find upcoming clinics below. Please register with Member Services 604 895 5777. Non-members $10. 


FREESTYLE CLINIC

Fine tune your front crawl and walk away with drills to continue your swim practice.  You will learn the fundamentals of an efficient front crawl and build a stroke-enhancing workout. Pre-Requisite: Able to swim a minimum of 25 meters continuously and is comfortable in the deep water.

Wednesday, January 8
5:15 - 6:15 pm, Pool

Tuesday, April 21
7:15 - 8:15 pm, Pool 

Instructor: Lifeguard


LEARN TO SWIM

Have you ever wanted to improve your swimming but didn’t know where to start? Unsure of your swimming abilities? Or do you have a fear of the water?  In this clinic you’ll work closely with a Water Safety Instructor to explore water management skills as well as to gain a level of water comfort and confidence through swim progressions.  Many people have fears or a lack of familiarity and body awareness in the water.  This explorative class will offer you a positive experience and give you the confidence you’ll need to float, glide and self-rescue in the water.  This clinic is designed for beginner swimmers.  ​

Tuesday, January 14
6:00 - 7:00 pm, Pool  

Friday, March 6
5:15 - 6:15 pm, Pool 

Instructor: Lifeguard


EXERCISE & DIET:
WHY SOME RESPOND BETTER THAN OTHERS

This seminar will use recent research to illustrate some mechanisms that may explain why strength training and diet modifications have varying effects on people and why older adults have more difficulty gaining muscle and strength with training. 

Tuesday, January 28
12:15 - 1:15 pm, 4th floor 
Instructor: Greg Poole


SCENTS AND ALLERGIES 

What you put on your skin gets absorbed into your bloodstream and can directly impact your health. Therefore, it is important to fully understand the ingredients of the products you use, and how they may be impacting your hormones, immune system, allergies, energy and more.  Come learn about how daily products such as soaps, lotions, perfumes, shower products, and more are impacting your health, and some resources to help you find more natural alternatives. 

Thursday, February 13
5:15 - 6:15 pm, 4th floor
Instructor: Dr Rory Gibbons, ND


PILLARS OF HEALTH

As a holistic Health & Fitness Coach, Regan encourages clients to look at ALL aspects of their life to achieve balance, health, and vitality. In this workshop you’ll learn about the 6 pillars to wellness and actionable steps you can implement right away! 

Wednesday, February 26
5:15 - 6:45 pm, 4th floor
Instructor: Regan Courtney


5 SECRETS TO INCREASED ENERGY

Sleep is not the only secret to increased energy. In fact, a lot of people that sleep 8 hours a night still feel very tired throughout the day. This talk will focus on tips and tricks that can be implemented during your awake time. It’ll raise awareness to the underlying causes of low energy and I’ll share tips on what can be done to increase it so that you can show up as your best self every day.

Thursday, March 19
5:15 - 6:15 pm, 4th floor
Instructor: Natalie McCrae


BEGINNER FLIP TURN CLINIC 

Guaranteed to flip you upside down! Come and learn how to do a flip turn with a coached swim workout. Drills will be incorporated for you to practice this new skill! This clinic is ideal for those who are not familiar with flip turns. Pre-Requisite: able to swim a minimum of 25 meters continuously and is comfortable in deep water. 

Thursday, April 23
6:15 - 7:15 pm, Pool
Instructor: Lifeguard 


FLIP TURN CLINIC

Get a great workout and learn how to improve your flip turn! Attention will be given to flip turn timing and technique. Participants will be coached through a swim workout after practicing their flip turn skills. Drills will be incorporated to maximize flip turn correction.   Pre-Requisite: able to swim a minimum of 50 meters continuously, are comfortable in deep water and submersions. 

Thursday, April 30
6:15 - 7:15 pm, Pool
Instructor: Lifeguard


TREADING DEEP WATER

Are you someone who hesitates to go into deeper water in fear of drowning? Have you missed out on certain water activities on vacation due to deep water fears? Come learn the skills of surface support, also known as “treading water” so that you can feel confident in managing yourself in deeper water and moving to safety when necessary. The qualified Water Safety Instructor will guide you through the clinic, giving you the the knowledge and skills for a new and safer experience in the water.  Pre-requisite: able to swim 25 meters (1 length of the pool)

Tuesday, April 28
6:00 - 7:00 pm, Pool 
Instructor: Lifeguard


TURN FOR ALL STROKES

Did you know there are different turns for different strokes? This clinic is designed to introduce the turns (or transitions) off the wall for each stroke.  These include freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. The foundations of streamlining will also be addressed, which is a key component of efficient swimming and one of the main stepping stones in learning turns.  Pre-requisite: able to swim 50m nonstop, comfortable in deeper water, familiar with at least 2 of the 4 strokes. 

Wednesday, April 29
5:15 - 6:15 pm, Pool 
Instructor: Lifeguard