Drop-in fitness programs

Drop-in Fitness Programs

Updates and notices

Effective November 24, new mandatory restrictions are in place:


  • Activity time slots: recreational swimming (including kids pool); recreational skating
  • Programs: swimming lessons, group fitness classes (dryland/aquatics), sport programs and skating lessons (child/youth), dance and drama programs
  • Facility bookings: Arenas, pools, gymnasium, racquet courts, indoor fields

Activities that remain OPEN

  • Wellness centres (including personal training).
  • Lap swim and aquatic walking lanes
  • Indoor fitness tracks
  • Programs: Visual Arts at Smeltzer House and Gallery@501, Preschool and private XC-ski lessons at Strathcona Wilderness Centre
  • Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, walking trails, parks, playgrounds, toboggan hills and off-leash dog parks

Read the full news release.

Visiting a recreation centre

  • NEW: masks or face coverings are now required in the wellness centre common areas and during low intensity activities. Please note, guests are able to remove their masks while engaging in high intensity, physical activity as determined by their own health and fitness level.
  • NEW: masks or face coverings must be worn by anyone 3 years of age and older in all Strathcona County indoor facilities.

About group fitness programs

What type of programs are offered?

Strathcona County Recreation Parks & Culture offers more than 90 drop-in fitness classes per week. Fitness programs include options like group cycle, strength classes, bootcamp, Zumba, aqua-fitness – and everything in between to challenge a variety of fitness levels.

You can learn more about what program is right for you.

When and where can you drop-in?

You can fit a class into your schedule any time of day, any day of the week with the variety of group fitness programs offered at Millennium Place, Glen Allan Recreation Complex, Ardrossan Recreation Complex Emerald Hills Leisure Centre and Kinsmen Leisure Centre.

Different programs and times are offered each session. You can find the latest schedule in the drop-in Calendar to help you find the program at the right time and place. You can also download our mobile app for info on the go.Help us learn more about your Group Fitness Program experience. 

We're listening

We always like to hear from you about things that are working well and things that can help us improve your experience. Tell us more anytime via County Connect.

Drop-in Calendar

Download our mobile app for parks, events, early childhood & drop-in recreation schedules.

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Last updated: Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Page ID: 39527