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. 


MEDITATION & MINDFULNESS

We often hear about the benefits of meditation but is it really something that will work for you? How can you incorporate it into your already busy life? This interactive session provides space to learn about the myths and realities of meditation and mindfulness. Participants will receive tips on how to find a meditation practice suitable for different needs. You will also be guided through brief exercises to explore whether meditation is right for you and how it might improve your health, well-being and mood.

Tuesday, September 10
5:15 - 6:15 pm, 4th floor 
Instructor: Adina Spivak


BEAT THE FLU

Join us to learn more about the immune system. This session will cover some of the key factors that reduce immune function, as well as provide nutrition tips and seasonal supplementation suggestions to boost immunity during the cold and flu season. 

Wednesday, September 25
5:15 - 6:15 pm, 4th floor
Instructor: Sidney Shindle, BA, CNP, Certified Nutritionist 


TRANSFORM EVERYDAY MEALS INTO POWERFUL GUT HEALERS

When you are living with IBS and chronic tummy trouble, there is nothing more confusing than the food you put in your body! The truth is, your meals can help repair your gut but the wrong choices can actually damage it further and cause uncomfortable flare up. Come and learn step by step approach to building a gut healing meal that will keep your belly happy!

Wednesday, October 23
5:15 - 6:15 pm, 4th floor
Instructor: Heather Woodruff, CNP, RNCP


FLIP TURN CLINIC 

Get a great workout and learn how to improve your flip turn! Attenion 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. 

Tuesday, October 29
7:15 - 8:15 pm, Pool
Instructor: Lifeguard 

Friday, December 13
5:15 - 6:15 pm, Pool
Instructor: Lifeguard


EATING VEGETARIAN 

Join us for a talk on plant-based eating. You’ll learn the different variations, how to recognize and prevent potential nutrient deficiencies, and how to set yourself up for success eating a healthy vegetarian or vegan diet. This is a must-go session!

Thursday, November 7
5:15 - 6:15 pm,4th floor
Instructor: Sidney Shindle, BA, CNP, Certified Nutritionist


3 STEPS TO FASTER FAT LOSS

You’ve tried it over and over again in the past, but never succeeded? Learn about why diets have failed you, and the 3 steps to follow instead. I’ll teach you HOW food actually works in your body when you eat it and how that affects your fat loss efforts. I’ll break down the 3 steps that I use to help my clients lose fat faster without having to give up wine and chocolate. 

Thursday, November 21
5:15 - 6:15 pm, 4th floor
Instructor: Natalie McCrae, RN/Weight Loss Coach


LEARN TO SWIM 

Overcome your fear of the water in this one hour clinic! You’ll learn the fundamentals of water safety and gain the joy of being comfortable when in and around the water. Designed for new swimmers, this fun class will give you the confidence you need to float, glide and self rescue in the water.  

Tuesday, September 10 OR
Saturday, December 14

11:00 - 12:00 pm, Pool 
Instructor: Lifeguard


BEGINNER FLIP TURN

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. 

Wednesday, December 11
5:15 - 6:15 pm, Pool
Instructor: Lifeguard


FREESTYLE CLINIC

Fine tune your front crawl and walk way 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, December 18
5:15 - 6:15 pm, Pool
Instructor: Lifeguard