phys·i·cal lit·er·a·cy noun : Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for life.

At the Canada Games Centre, we strive to provide the best programs and services possible to improve physical literacy for all – from the very young to the young at heart.

Following the Sport for Life (S4L)’s guidelines for physical literacy, we continue to add and improve programming every season.

Spring Program Highlight

NEW! CGC Running Club – Epic Canadian Edition

6 weeks | 10 sessions
May 24th-June 28th*
Wednesdays 6pm & Sundays 9am
Members FREE, Non-Members $40 + HST
Location: Outside in proximity of CGC
Online registration code: 130518
Register online or at the Cutomer Service Desk.

The Canada Games Centre is starting a 6-week Running Cub to prepare you to tackle the Canadian Epic 5km race. Each session will be 30-40 minutes of running, either easy, steady or tempo runs. It will include 10 minutes each of running specific strength, and running specific stretching to help prevent injuries. Participants will also receive a strength workout to do at home, once a week.

*Please note there is no class on May 28th.

Spring 2017 Programs & Services

Click to view the Spring 2017 Program Guide

Spring programs begin as of April 3rd (unless otherwise noted in the Program Guide). Registration for Spring remains open until the second session of the program has passed.

2017 Summer Camps & Programs

Click to view the 2017 Summer Camps & Programs Guide


Online: March 27th, beginning at 8:00am
In-person: March 30th, beginning at 8:00am

Online: April 4th, beginning at 8:00am
In-person: April 11th, beginning at 8:00am


Who? All Members of the Canada Games Centre (excluding Day Passes)

What? Free 45-minute session in the Fitness Centre designed to give you strategies and techniques to help you reach your healthy lifestyle goals.

  • Cardio/Hoist Circuit – Target heart rate, key abdominal exercises for a strong core and flexibility are discussed. You’ll also learn the ideal number of repetitions and sets as well as the proper settings on the HOIST Roc it Circuit system to meet your goals.

Where? CGC Fitness Centre

When? Wednesdays @ 6:30pm OR Saturdays @ 9am.

To sign up for a Simply Fit session, call us at 902.490.2580 or stop by the Fitness Centre Desk.