Trail Recreation: Fall into fitness

A host of fitness classes set to go in fall/winter schedule

Core Strengthening class with Diana Howard begins Tuesday from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Trail Memorial Centre. Come out and learn a core strengthening routine using the stability balls, free weights, floor exercises and stretching.

We also have a new Morning Core Class which runs Friday’s from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Trail Memorial Centre, starting Sept. 6.

Boot Camp classes start on Sept. 5 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Trail Memorial Centre, including

body weight exercises, interval and strength training. Increase your metabolism with added muscle tone. A heart pumping class that will get you results fast.

Boomer Fit will begin once again on Monday and Wednesday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Trail Memorial Centre starting Sept. 9. Instructor Lynn Kenneway will lead you through fun and energetic class which includes strength exercises and core training.

We also have the new Boomer Fit for Men classes on Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 8 to 9 a.m. starting Sept. 9.

The adult to senior 30-Minute Circuit Class runs Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 to 9 a.m. starting Sept. 10. In a circuit format, you will train with free weights, stability balls, resistance bands, and weighted balls, as well as learn floor resistance and chair exercises.

All levels welcome.

Proper Running Techniques taught by Dan Horan begins Sept. 9 to Oct. 21, Monday’s from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Haley Park Track. This class is aimed at teaching the technique of running.

Girls Softball Development Program, hosted by Thunder Fastpitch coaches is for girls ages eight to 14. Classes go Sept. 15 to Dec. 1, Sunday’s from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Willi Krause Fieldhouse. All aspects of the game will be reviewed and taught to all levels with emphasis on throwing, catching, running and batting mechanics, progressing to more advanced skills.

Rippers Mountain Bike Clinic for intermediates ages 10 to 14 runs on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This one day clinic is ideal for riders who have some trail experience and want to improve. A skills session will start the clinic, then a ride up Bluffs Trail. This is a co-ed program.

Check out the new Fall/Winter Leisure Guide now available at the Trail Aquatic Centre, and online at To register for programs  call Trail Parks and Recreation at 368-6484 or the Aquatic Centre at 364-0888.

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