Fit for the Future
Updates and notices
June 16, 2020
Strathcona County indoor recreation facilities remain CLOSED, targeted re-opening dates listed below.
Strathcona County is taking a phased approach to re-opening recreation and culture facilities. Residents can expect the delivery of County-run services to look different upon re-opening. The safety of our guests and staff remains our top priority.
Please note: re-opening dates listed below are targets and may be subject to change.
- Millennium Cards continue to be suspended with no payments being taken. Cardholders will be notified before payments resume.
- Fees and admission rates for re-opening are being reviewed, more information to come.
- Strathcona Wilderness Centre – campsites and fire pits to open June 19, Lodge and Info Centre to open July 7 to 15.
- Wellness centres, racquet courts, and fitness tracks – to open July 7 to 15.
- Indoor fields and dry-surface spaces – to open July 7 to 15
- Halls at Ardrossan Recreation Complex and Moyer Recreation Centre – to open July 7 to 15
- Arenas – phased re-opening starting the week of July 7
- Sherwood Park Arena, Sherwood Park Sports Centre, Glen Allan Recreation Complex – July 7 to 15
- Millennium Place – August 4 to 7
- Ardrossan Recreation Complex – mid August
- Strathcona Olympiette Centre – late August
- Moyer Recreation Centre – mid September
- Broadmoor Arena – TBA
- Festival Place – accepting September rental bookings starting July 15.
- Public meeting spaces – to open July 7 to 15.
- Emerald Hills Leisure Centre – to open July 15 to 22.
- Kinsmen Leisure Centre – to open mid August
- Pool at Millennium Place – to open early November (due to in progress revitalization project).
- Indoor playgrounds, youth lounges, and child minding – remain closed (listed in Stage 3 of the province’s relaunch plan.)
More information including guidelines for guests and precautions taken to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 will be available prior to re-opening. Learn more about Strathcona County’s response to COVID-19.
Fit for the Future is a mandatory orientation program for 10 to 13 years old youth wishing to use Strathcona County wellness centres with an appropriate guardian.
Fit for the Future is proudly sponsored by Pasta Pantry.
1. What happens during a Fit for the Future orientation?Permanent link to What happens during a Fit for the Future orientation?
During the orientation, a fitness technician will teach youth:
- Proper workout guidelines and exercise principles
- Weight room etiquette and safety
- Resistance training, cardiovascular fitness and stretching techniques
- How to do a proper warm up and cool down
Youth will receive a take-home pamphlet that includes information taught during the session.
2. What recreation facilities offer Fit for the Future orientations?Permanent link to What recreation facilities offer Fit for the Future orientations?
3. How do I book a Fit for the Future orientation?Permanent link to How do I book a Fit for the Future orientation?
4. What does a Fit for the Future orientation cost?Permanent link to What does a Fit for the Future orientation cost?
A Fit for the Future orientation is one of the many FREE benefits included in a Millennium Card pass or is included with the purchase of a regular child or youth facility admission pass.
Book your appointment today or contact us for more information!