AL Fitness

Older Adults Programs

SUMMER PROGRAM LISTINGS

Older Adult programming for Summer 2022 is now available. Scroll down to see what's on offer and register online! If you have any questions, please reach out to Melissa Larter, Older Adults Program Coordinator and Senior Resource Finder by emailing melissal@dakotacc.com or by calling (204) 254-1010 ext 217.

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GROUP FITNESS PROGRAMS

Staying fit doesn't have to be difficult. We're offering plenty of fun and engaging fitness programs year round.

 


CHAIR YOGA

Ease pain and tension in your body brought on overtime by everyday stress and use. This class will focus on breathing, balance, flexibility, expanding range of motion and increasing strength through various gentle and fun excercises.

Please note: It is recommended that participants bring their own yoga strap and a set of yoga blocks to each class in order to maximize their ability to fully participate in the class.

Chair Yoga (Tuesday Class) Chair Yoga (Thursday Class)

Dates: July 12, 2022 - August 30, 2022
Time: 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Location: Sportsplex Gymnasium
Instructor: Lise Mireault
Cost: $64 +GST (8 weeks)

Dates: July 14, 2022 - September 1, 2022
Time: 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Location: Sportsplex Gymnasium
Instructor: Cherylee McDonald
Cost: $64 +GST (8 weeks)

 


GROWING STRONGER

Growing stronger is a strength and balance class that will help you regain muscle and keep it strong. This program is ideal for those wishing to improve their strength, cardio, and balance. Strong muscles, bones and better balance will help make you more mobile and less likely to fall.

Growing Stronger (Wednesday Class)

Dates: July 13, 2022 - August 31, 2022
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Sportsplex Gymnasium
Instructor: Helen Boothroyd
Cost: $64 +GST (8 weeks)

 


LET'S MOVE! LET'S DANCE!

A fusion of Latin and international music and rhythms such as the Cha Cha Cha, Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Disco etc... will get you moving to a great beat. This is a great way to burn calories and improve coordination and balance.

Please note: Please bring dance or indoor shoes or runners with smooth soles.

Let's Move! Let's Dance! (Monday Class)

Dates: June 20, 2022 - July 25, 2022
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Sportsplex Gymnasium
Instructor: Claudia Chernitsky
Cost: $48 +GST (6 weeks)

 


P.A.C.E. (People with Arthritis Can Excercise)

A program developed by the Arthritis Society for people with different types of Arthritis or related conditions, such as Fibromyalgia or restricted mobility. Gentle movements to improve balance and strength; flexibility to help you move easier during daily activities.

Please note: Please bring a 6-7 foot stretchy band and soft squeezable little balls.

P.A.C.E. (Monday Class)

Dates: June 20, 2022 - July 25, 2022
Time: 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Location: Sportsplex Gymnasium
Instructor: Claudia Chernitsky
Cost: $48 +GST (6 weeks)

 


SIMPLE PILATES

A great program to help strengthen your core, improve body awareness and prevent back injuries.

Please note: Please bring your own mat, a block or beach towel and a stretchy ban 6-7 feet long. Bare feet or socks during class.

Simple Pilates (Monday Class)

Dates: June 20, 2022 - July 25, 2022
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Health & Wellness Studio (Dakota Fieldhouse)
Instructor: Claudia Chernitsky
Cost: $48 +GST (6 weeks)

 


 WALKING GROUP

Walking is a popular, accessible and low risk physical exercise. Join our new DCC Walking Group guided by an Active Aging Manitoba trained leader. Help promote your physical activity and improve your health while meeting new friends! All levels are welcome. Walker and wheelchair accessible paths unless otherwise noted. Please wear weather appropriate clothing, comfortable walking shoes and water bottle. Decision will be made by 9:00AM day of walk if we are unable to walk outside.

Walking Group (Wednesdays)

Dates: Every Wednesday starting June 15, 2022.
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at the Fieldhouse Entrances (Unless otherwise communicated)
Instructor: Active Aging Manitoba Trained Leader
Program Information:

  • June - September: Outside path walking
  • October - May (and in inclement weather): Indoor track walking

Cost: Free to track members or with a purchase of a track drop-in at Fieldhouse Customer Service. Click here for track membership and rates.

 


ZUMBA GOLD

This class introduces easy to follow Zumba moves at a lower intensity that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Come ready to sweat and prepared to leave empowered and feeling strong!          

Zumba Gold (Thursday Class)

Dates: July 14, 2022 - September 1, 2022
Time: 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Location: Sportsplex Gymnasium
Instructor: Cecilia Goulet
Cost: $64 +GST (8 weeks)

 

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WELLNESS & EDUCATION CLASSES

Master that iPad, learn effective safety tips or just relax and learn to paint exciting portraits - the choice is yours!

No programming currently available. Please check back during the fall season.

 

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DROP-IN WELLNESS PROGRAMS

Our drop-in programming will offer relaxing card games or line dancing classes. Whether you want to relax or get a little active, there's something for everyone, plus you'll get to meet some great people!

 


LINE DANCING

Join in for a morning of fun and dance! You'll know some sweet moves after you leave each class.

Please note: Please reserve your spot 2 weeks in advance using the registration link as space is limited.

High Beginner - Improver Line Dancing (Wednesday Class)

Some previous experience necessary. Dancers are expected to know the basic steps. Dances and choreography are a little more difficult, and music may be faster with more connecting steps. Dances may increase in length, complexity and tempo.

Dates: June 15 – August 31, 2022
Limited class size (12) on July 13, August 17 & August 24. These classes will be held in the Health & Wellness Studio (Dakota Fieldhouse)
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Sportsplex Great Hall (2nd Floor)
Instructor: Helen Lacoste
Cost:

  • 1 Pass (Purchase a $40 Activity Card online or at customer service which includes 10 passes) 
  • $5 drop-in option available (purchased at Fieldhouse Customer Service prior to class start time)

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