• October 22 | Class swap – Cardio Combat

    Sunday, October 22 | Our 10am Cardio Combat class will be a different workout this weekend. Join us for a Cardio Step class on the Track (starting blocks) with Nancy.

  • Field House Schedule Changes | October 20th-22nd

    Friendly Reminder: We're excited to be the host venue for the Scott Open Badminton Tournament in the full Field House from Friday, October 20th at 12pm until Sunday, October 22nd at 4pm. The Track will remain open during the Tournament. These fitness classes have been moved to the Track Starting Blocks on Saturday, October 21st - 9:15am HIIT; Sunday, October 22nd - 10am Cardio Combat . For more information on the tournament, see our event listing.

  • Men’s Wet Change Room Closed Oct. 18-26 | Locker Install

    Please note that the Men's Wet Change Room will be closed on Wednesday, October 18th to Thursday, October 26th for the installation of new lockers and a deep clean. The Men's Dry Change Room will be available to males for pool access during this time. Thank you for your understanding. Read more »

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.


Pickleball Workshops

Join Start Pickleball instructors Lanaya Houlden and Mike Seifert for a Learn to Play or Skills Improvement workshops designed for the beginner and intermediate Pickeball player. Equipment is provided and all clinics are for ages 16+.

Learn to Play 
4 weeks | October 24th-November 16th
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1pm-3pm

Members $140, Non-Members $165 (plus tax)
Online registration code 320209
Location: Field House

This 4-week program by Start Pickleball is designed to introduce players to the fun sport of Pickleball and help them develop the skills needed to allow them to transition into the local Pickleball community with ease. The program covers rules, scoring, court design, proper grip, forehand and backhand shots, serve and net play. Eye wear protection recommended. Paddles provided.

Skills Improvement
1-day Workshops on October 14th or December 2nd
Saturdays | 3pm-5pm 
Member $25 each, Non-Members $30 each (plus tax)
Online registration code 320209
Location: Field House

This intermediate workshop will touch on the basics of grip, ground stroke, serving and net play.

Para-Multi-sport Halifax

Para-Multi-Sport Halifax provides an opportunity to try different sports offered in the community. The program is open to participants ages 8-16 years old with upper body strength and accessible for wheelchair and non-wheelchair users. All sessions will be delivered by certified sport coaches and recreation leaders in a welcoming and inclusive enviroment.

November 2017 to June 2018
Saturdays 10:30am-12pm
Registration Fee $100  

For more details and to register, please contact Ryan Shay at Ryan.Shay@live.com or 902.229.7429.


2017 Fall Programs


Online: August 8th, beginning at 8:00am
In-person: August 10th, beginning at 8:00am

Online: August 15th, beginning at 8:00am
In-person: August 22nd, beginning at 8:00am

Click to view the 2017 Fall Program Guide