• January 18th & 19th | Athletics Nova Scotia Indoor Classic Track Meet

    Friendly Reminder: The full Track is booked on Friday, January 18th from 5pm-10pm and Saturday, January 19th from 12pm to 9pm for the Athletics Nova Scotia Indoor Classic Track Meet. Please note that all our weekend Drop-in Spin classes will be in the Classroom. Good luck to all the athletes!

  • January 19th | U16 Water Polo Competition

    Friendly Reminder: We're excited to be hosting the U16 Water Polo Competition on Saturday, January 19th in the Competition Pool  (5 lanes) from 1:30pm to 6:30pm. Come out and cheer on our Swim Academy Water Polo Team! Please be sure to look at our Aquatics Schedule, and note that it is Lane Swim only (3 Lanes) in the Competition Pool during this time and the Diving Boards will not be open in the afternoon. Good luck to all the teams.

  • Track Schedule Changes | January-April

    Friendly Reminder: Our full Track is booked for Competitive Track Club Training on these days through to April – Tuesdays, 7:30pm-10pm | Thursdays, 8pm-10pm | Saturdays, 10:30am-12:30pm | Sundays, 8pm-10pm (except during posted Track Meets). Thank you for your understanding.

News

Winter 2019 Program Guide Now Online

November 2, 2018


Kick off your New Year at the CGC with one of our many programs open to everyone from the young to the young at heart. The Winter 2019 Program Guide is ready and if you’re looking for active fun — it happens here:

1-Day Workshops — Free for Annual Members

We are offering more 1-day workshops to try this winter. With options ranging from Self-Care to First-Aid to Try It sports, there are plenty of opportunities to discover a hidden talent or a new passion. Register early so you don’t miss out!

Recreation

  • Exercise your mind and learn strategies in our Beginner and Intermediate Chess program for ages 6-12
  • Youth ages 5-12 will play games and work through drills in our Basketball program
  • Open to males and females ages 5+ and with previous wrestling experience, the Canada Games Centre Wrestling Club (CGCWC) offers the opportunity to learn fundamental skills and advanced training
  • Build physical literacy skills like agility, jumping and running in our new Multi-Sport program for ages 5-7
  • Enjoy the popular game of of Pickleball with our new evening session from 6:30pm-7:30pm

…And so much more, including Badminton, Karate, Rhythmic Movement and Dance.

Fitness and Wellness

  • Are you an avid cyclist? Don’t miss out on this 75 minute ride each week as George helps get you ahead of your training schedule
  • Our series of Adaptive Programs are open to all fitness levels and provides additional physical support and modifications for participants. Choose from one of these Adaptive programs — Strength (new), Yoga or Pilates
  • Take time for yourself this January and join one of these wellness programs – Self-Care & Recovery, Mindfulness & Meditation or Tai Chi
  • PROGRAM SWAP: Pound has switched to a Drum-Fit program that will still have you drumming and getting an incredible cardio work-out
  • Do you like the pool and the relaxation of yoga? Register early for our new Aqua Yoga program. This low impact program, held in the Leisure Pool, is suitable for those with mobility issues and pre or post natal mom’s
  • Stroller Circuit will now offer a restore-your-core circuit on Fridays with a focus on core strength, stability and endurance

…And there’s even more in the Guide, including Nutrition Services, Personal Training and Dryland Team Training.

Aquatics

  • Lifesaving Society’s Swim for Life Programs develop strong foundational swimming skills and are fun for the entire family — Parent & Tot, Preschool, School Aged Swimmer levels, Teen & Adult lessons
  • We’re excited to offer an increased level of inclusion outside of group swimming lessons at a time that works around your schedule
  • Private Coaching & Training available for those interested in stroke improvement, endurance and/or aquatic fitness
  • Aquatic leadership programs are a great next step after swimming lessons, offer first aid and lifesaving training, and can be a great path for youth employment
  • First Aid Training is available for small or large groups, including Emergency First Aid, CPR & AED Responder
  • The CGC Swim Academy competition season is well underway, but we still have a few spaces available on the Freshman Year Round Swim and Water Polo Teams. If you have any questions, please reach out to Lauren at swimacademy@canadagamescentre.ca

When it comes to Physical Literacy and Sport for Life (S4L) programming, we’re proud to continue to be leaders in Atlantic Canada! Our variety of programs and sports activities help develop the skills and confidence for our community to enjoy for life.

Click to view the WINTER 2019 Program Guide

WINTER REGISTRATION DATES

MEMBERS:
Online: November 20th, beginning at 8:00am
In-person: November 22nd, beginning at 8:00am

NON-MEMBERS:
Online: November 27th, beginning at 8:00am
In-person: December 4th, beginning at 8:00am

*SAVE THE DATE | 2018 NEW YEARS EVE FAMILY EXTRAVAGANZA*

The CGC’s New Year’s Eve Family Extravaganza returns on Monday, December 31st from 2:30-5pm. This annual event provides a fun afternoon of zip lining, obstacle course racing, swimming, face painting, and snacks! Registration will open on November 14th at 8am. Stay tuned to our website for details.

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