Group Fitness Drop-in Classes

Winter 2020  |  January 6 - April 26

NOTICE: As of 11:00pm, Monday. March 16, 2020, the Charles Jago Northern Sport Centre will be closed until further notice. 

The Northern Sport Centre Ltd. Board of Directors (a partnership between the City of Prince George and UNBC) has decided it is in the public interest to close the facility given the nature of activities that take place there and to promote social distancing in response to COVID-19. This decision aligns with the closure of a number of other recreational facilities in Prince George.

  • All drop-in classes are part of your membership fee. This winter choose nineteen different classes and activities representing over 40 hours of weekly programming. 
  • We are a user-pay facility.  If you are not a member, the drop-in fee must be paid. 
  • 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. Please follow us on social media to stay updated or check out our Twitter feed on the Home page. 
  • No classes Monday, February 17 (Family Day) or Easter Weekend (April 10, 11, 12, 13). 

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.

Boomer Fit

NSC Boomer FIT

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday + Friday
10:30am - 11:25am

This very popular 50+ class up in Zone 6 is lead by Alex, David and Alisha who each 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 n' Core

Friday: 9:00am - 9:55am

Get your heart pumping with an energetic mix of Tabata, HIIT and other cardio-style routines led by Rebecca. Core work in the last twenty minutes ensures a total workout experience.

Cardio Dance

Tuesday + 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! 

Cycle Fit

Monday: 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Monday: 5:00pm - 5:55pm
Tuesday: 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Wednesday: 6:00am - 6:55am
Wednesday: 5:00pm - 5:55pm

NSC Cycle FIT 1Head up to Zone 6 for this this high intensity class that 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 classes except Monday at noon and Wednesday morning when David and Talia teach.

Cycle n' Core

Monday: 6:00am - 6:55am
Monday: 9:00am - 9:55am
Thursday: 12:00pm - 12:45pm 

We combined Cycle Fit and Core Fit to create this new class! Talia leads Monday at 6:00am and Rebecca overs the other two classes. Join us for 35 minutes of cycling and 20 minutes of core work on the floor up in Zone 6 to get you fit and energized!  

Sculpt n' Core

Wednesday: 9:00am - 9:55am

UNBC SculptJoin Rebecca for this innovative mix of Pilates, Fit Barre, and toning floor work that incorporates body weight and equipment like weights and foam rollers.  Each instructor will bring their own twist to this new class so expect the unexpected!

Yoga Flow

Monday + Wednesday: 12:00pm - 12:55pm 
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. Located in Studio 1, this practice will leave you feeling rejuvenated by guiding you through creative sequences designed to balance the mind and body.

Vivian teaches Monday at noon and Wednesday night. Denise teaches noon on Wednesday and Elizabeth covers Saturday.

Core Fit

Monday, Wednesday + Thursday:  6:00pm - 6:25pm
Tuesday: 6:30am - 6:55am
Tuesday: 6:00pm - 6:25pm

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!   Join Lon, Alex and Rebecca upstairs in Zone 6.

NEW! HITT (High Intensity Interval Training)

Friday: 6:00am - 6:55am

Packed with short bursts of intense activity followed by active recovery, you will improve athletic performance and increase metabolism in this early morning class.  David returns to teach this class so be prepared to kick off the weekend energized and motivated!

Fit Camp

9:00am - 9:55am
5:00pm - 5:55pm

9:00am - 9:55am

6:00am - 6:55am
9:00am - 9:55am
5:00pm - 5:55pm

NSC FIT CampNorthern 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 Tuesday night, David on Thursday morning, Alex on Thursday, and Alex/Lon alternate Saturdays.

Gentle Yoga

Tuesday, Thursday + 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 leads Tuesday, Leah covers Thursday, Vivian teaches Friday and Denise teaches Sunday.


Monday: 5:00pm - 5:55pm

NSC Nia classNia 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 class that is practiced barefoot and adaptable to individual needs and abilities. Youth 13 - 15 are permitted with a parent/guardian in attendance/participating.

Power Yoga

Monday + Wednesday: 7:00pm - 7:55pm

Led by Talia and Leah, 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. Enjoy a peaceful savasana and leave feeling calm and empowered.  

Tai Chi

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

Tai Chi at NSCTai 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.

Yin Fusion Yoga

Monday: 10:30am - 11:40am

Enjoy this balance and blend of active yoga and a gentle flow. Combining a passive side of Yin Yoga with a softening and surrender deep into the connective tissues, this class is a well-rounded practice open to all levels led by Vivian.

Yin Yoga

Wednesday Friday: 10:30am - 11:40am

NSC YogaMake 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. 


Friday: 5:30pm - 6:25pm

Join Alisha as she leads 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! 


Tuesday + Thursday: 5:00pm - 5:55pm 

NSC Zumba 1Led by Benita, 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.

Youth 13 - 15 are permitted with a parent/guardian in attendance/participating.

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