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.

Lifting 201 – Ladies Only

Running for 2 weeks only on December 3rd & 10th
Sundays 7:00pm-8:00pm
Members $16, Non-members $20 (plus tax)
Online registration code 330514

Have you been doing the same exercises for a while and not sure how to progress your routine? Do you know the basics, but are looking for a new challenge? Then Lifting 201 – Ladies Only is right for you. This program, led by a female Exercise Specialist, takes the basic strength training exercises and add some complexibility. It will help you challenge yourself and add variety to your workout. Program is limited to 8 partcipants to ensure you receive the attention you need.

Winter 2018 Programs


Online: November 21st, beginning at 8:00am
In-person: November 23rd, beginning at 8:00am

Online: November 28th, beginning at 8:00am
In-person: December 1st, beginning at 8:00am

Click to view the Winter 2018 Program Guide

Fall 2017 Programs: Registration remains open for each program until its second session, provided spaces still remain. Click to view the 2017 Fall Program Guide


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 | Saturdays 9am

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

*Attend a Simply Fit session and your name will be entered into a draw for a free fitness/wellness workshop. A draw will be made each month!