Group Fitness Drop-in Classes

Spring 2019  |  April 29 - June 23

  • All drop-in classes are part of your membership fee. This fall choose between fifteen different classes and activities representing over fifty hours of weekly programming. 
  • Activities are suitable for all levels of fitness - just do your best. If you aren't sure about your physical ability, please call our Program Coordinator at 250-960-5335 to discuss.
  • Class dates/times and instructors are subject to change or be cancelled at any time for illness, facility bookings and other activities.
  • No classes on the Easter Long Weekend (April 19 - 22), Monday, May 20 (Victoria Day) and Friday, May 31 (UNBC convocation). 

Meet our Instructors

Code of Conduct

A few things to remember to ensure a positive and respectful experience for everyone:

  • Please limit your use of scents such as perfume and cologne when attending these classes.
  • Children 13 - 15 can participate with a parent/guardian in attendance. Youth 16 - 18 are permitted without a parent/guardian.
  • Children under twelve are not permitted to participate or sit in on classes. They cannot sit outside the room or in the hallway while their parents participate.
  • Drop in fitness classes are closed to late arrivals. This prevents disrupting the instructor and the participants.
  • Pick up your NSC Class Pass at the Front Desk thirty (30) minutes before class time to confirm your spot. One pass per person.
  • Outdoor shoes are not permitted in the fitness areas.

Drop-in Classes

Trainer on the Track

Not sure how to use the weight machines?  Curious about kettlebells? We've taken the traditional fitness orientation for members and made it more accessible and personable.  Join our fitness staff on any of the dates/times below and ask away - they are here to help!

Wednesday, April 10
12:00pm - 1:00pm with Brook

Wednesday, April 24
12:00pm - 1:00pm with Brook

30+ Strength and Conditioning

Tuesday: 1:00pm - 1:55pm

Are you an athlete aged 30+ who is frustrated with limitations of aging and chronic injuries? Beginning with a movement assessment, this popular class led by Alisha teaches proper exercise techniques routines instrumental in decreasing the risk of injury while increasing physical longevity.

Boomer Fit

Tuesday and Wednesday
10:30am - 11:25am

Friday: 12:00pm - 12:55pm

This very popular 50+ class up in Zone 6 is lead by Rebecca, Alisha and Brook who bring a healthy movement philosophy to every class. They will get you on your way to fitness or improving your fitness level. If you have medical issues that have have limited your participation in other fitness activities, Boomer Fit is for you.

Cardio Dance for Beginners

Tuesday and Thursday: 7:00pm - 7:55pm

This accessible cardio class is perfect for those who love to dance and appreciate the cardio benefits. Dance your way to fitness in Studio 1 with the motivating Latin moves and music of merengue, samba, salsa and more. Led by local dancer Paz, no dance experience is required! 

Circuit Blast

Saturday:  10:00am - 10:45am

Head over to Zone 5 for this 45 minute circuit run on our multi-station jungle gym. This class will increase your heart rate, body temperature and encourages speed, strength and cardiovascular and endurance benefits. You must be 16+ years of age to participate.  Lon and James alternate teaching every Saturday.

Cycle Fit

Monday: 9:00am - 9:55am
Tuesday: 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Wednesday: 6:00am - 6:55am and 6:00pm - 6:55pm

This high intensity class will challenge your cycling performance, cardiovascular fitness and muscular endurance. If you want to take your cycle fitness to a higher level, this is your class. Cycle Fit is suitable for riders fresh off the training wheels as well as those seeking a new challenge.

Rebecca leads all the classes except when Talia teaches Wednesday morning.

Cycle n' Core

Monday: 6:00am - 6:55am

We combined Cycle Fit and Core Fit to create this new class! Brook will lead you through 35 minutes of cycling and 20 minutes of core work on the floor up in Zone 6 to get you fit and energized!  

Strong 'n Fit

Wednesday: 9:00am - 9:55am and 5:00pm - 5:55pm
Thursday: 6:00am - 6:55am
Friday: 9:00am - 9:55am 

Get strong and fit in our upbeat group strength class using bars and dumbbell weights. You will train to improve full body strength and endurance with engaging and dynamic routines. Our instructors guarantee a unique twist to each class!

Rebecca teaches all these classes except Thursday morning when Brook steps in.

Yoga Flow

Tuesday: 6:00pm - 6:55pm
Wednesday: 5:00pm - 5:55pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 10:55am

Yoga Flow offers a modern approach to the ancient practice of yoga by incorporating dynamic movement and classical breathing techniques. This practice will leave you feeling rejuvenated by guiding you through creative sequences designed to balance the mind and body.

Tuesday is led by Jenna, Laura is in her usual Wednesday spot and Saturday's instructor is Alisha.

Core Fit

Monday and Tuesday:  6:00pm - 6:25pm

Thursday: 6:30pm - 6:55pm

This thirty minute "ish" blast to your mid-section is offered three times per week! This fun and effective workout will improve posture, increase balance and reduce back pain. A combination of plyometric cardio and core stability routines will find those abs you forgot you had! Rebecca leads Monday, Lon covers Tuesday and James teaches Thursday.

Cycle 'n Sculpt

Monday: 5:00pm - 5:55pm

Thursday: 9:00am - 9:55am

This class offers both strength and sweat! Be ready to push through hill climbs and sprints on our bikes followed by a challenging conditioning workout using weights.  Rebecca teaches all these classes so head up to Zone 6 and bike your way to fitness. 

Fit Camp

Tuesday: 9:00am - 9:55am and 5:00pm - 5:55pm
Thursday: 5:30pm - 6:25pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 9:55am

Northern Sport Centre’s signature boot camp will take amp up your fitness using an interval-based workout. No drill sergeants, but all the hard-core conditioning you can handle. Train with cutting edge methods and equipment to create a healthier you.

Alisha teaches Tuesday morning, Lon on Tuesday night, James on Thursday. Lon and James alternate the Saturday class.

Gentle Yoga

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday : 12:00pm - 12:55pm
Sunday: 9:00am - 9:55am

Gentle Yoga is a great class if you are new to yoga or just need to slow down. The class is slower paced and you will receive assistance while building a foundation to improve your strength and balance.  Gillian teaches Tuesday, Vivian leads Wednesday and Friday, and Denise covers Sunday.


Monday: 5:00pm - 5:55pm

Wednesday: 7:00pm - 7:55pm

Nia is a fun, energizing and inspirational fitness experience! Nia uniquely blends dance, martial arts & the healing arts, with a variety of eclectic music and simple, creative, choreography. This combination encourages self-expressions while creating power, precision, mindfulness and grounding. Nia also provides you with space for self-healing, focus, awareness and relaxation. Join Kathleen for this non-impact, practiced barefoot, and adaptable to individual needs and abilities class. Youth 13 - 15 are permitted with a parent/guardian in attendance/participating.

Power Yoga

Monday: 7:00pm - 7:55pm

Power Yoga is the perfect blend of combining strength and relaxation all into one class. Using traditional yoga poses integrated with dynamic vinyasas and challenging postures you will build strength and concentration. Led by Talia, you will enjoy a peaceful savasana and leave feeling calm and empowered.  

Tai Chi

Tuesday and Thursday: 10:00am - 10:55am

Tai Chi's gentle movements combine yoga and meditation followed by smooth and graceful transitions. Local instructor Paz Milburn, teaches the 24 Simplified Yang Style derived from the Taoist principle and Chen Style of Tai Chi. You will calm your mind, improve balance and connect with your “chi” the vital force that Chinese philosophy believes animates the body. You must be 16+ years of age to participate in this class.


Wednesday:  4:00pm - 4:55pm

Using suspension and body weight training tools, TRX was created for Navy SEALS and Army Rangers.  See why they use it to condition themselves into the best warriors and athletes on the planet!  Brook teaches this popular program. You must be 16 years + to participate in this class. 

Ultrafit TRX

Friday: 6:00am - 6:55am

Love TRX but want to amp it up? Head up to the track where Brook will teach you how to use the TRX equipment and other strength training tools such as medicine balls and battle ropes. Offered Friday morning, this circuit style class will build strength and balance.  You must be 16+ to participate in this class. 

Yin Yoga

Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 10:30am - 11:40am

Take time to restore, relax and return to your breath through a slow, nourishing practice led by Vivian. In the practice of Yin, allow your body to passively release into deeper relaxation and flexibility. Join Vivian in Studio 1 for all these classes. 


Monday: 12:00pm - 12:55pm
Thursday: 6:00pm - 6:55pm

Enjoy the ancient practice of uniting your breath and physical postures to acquire improved flexibility, balance, strength and mental clarity. Yoga is for all levels and abilities and can range in style depending on the instructor’s teaching practice. No previous yoga experience is necessary!

Vivian leads Monday and Wednesday. Thursday is covered by Alisha. 


Tuesday and Thursday: 5:00pm - 5:55pm

Zumba is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ !  Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise.

Benita leads all classes with Brandi covering when needed.  Youth 13 - 15 are permitted with a parent/guardian in attendance/participating.