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From October 1st to December 14 (10 weeks)
Pre-register for $5/class, Drop-in $7
Children 7-15 $2 with parent

Registration: 613-678-3601

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Frequently asked questions

 What programs are available for seniors?
Seniors can enjoy the Adult / Senior skate, the Yoga classes held in L’Orignal and we encourage you to try the Roll & Release class which comes highly recommended for seniors.
 Where is the Yoga in L'Orignal?

The yoga will be held in the Chalet abri which is located in the L’Orignal Park (772 Front Road West), just across from the Tennis Court. 

 How do I register?

You can register by:

  • Popping into the Vankleek Hill Community Centre OR by calling Kerri Albright 613-678-3601 between the hours of 10am and 2pm Monday through Friday. Payment can be made cash, cheque or by debit or credit card when paid in the administrative office at the Community Centre.
  • You can email inforecreation@champlain.ca with your name and class(es) you would like to attend and we will add you to our pre-registration list. Payment can be made during the first class, the 1st week of October.  Only cash or cheque can be accepted when paying during the class.
  • You can show up for the FREE class(es) the first week of October and have your 50$ ready (cash or cheque only), you can register on your way in or out, however we do encourage pre-registering so that we can be best prepared.
 Why should I pre-register?
Pre-registering allows us to gauge how many people will be in the class. It allows us to be more prepared at the sign-in table, it ensures we have enough equipment and gives the instructors more time to focus on the class and less time on the registration process.
 Why are children welcome this session?

We live in a community with lots of young children and busy families. This session, we have decided to open the door to kids who would like to Be more ACTIVE alongside their parents.  The Strong Mama is a class where babies and young kids are encouraged although the other classes are not kids classes, we trust that parents will bring children who are mature enough to enjoy and participate in the class, instructors will modify the movement to suit children as needed. Feedback from last year found many parents did not join because they would need to get a sitter while they came to class. This year, we welcome kids 7 to 15 for only 2$ to help promote healthy lifestyles.

Note: Yoga classes in L’Orignal are for adults only during this session.

We are always looking to improve; feedback and suggestions can be email to us.

CLASSES DESCRIPTION

First week is a FREE trial !

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Strong Mama program
by Dr. Brianna Albright

Vankleek Hill Community Centre - 36, Mill Street
Wednesday 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

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STRONG MAMA, instructed by Dr. Brianna Albright, will be offered out of the Vankleek Hill Community Centre on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 this fall. As a Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism Coach and Mom of 3, Brianna's workouts are designed to get people moving safely while increasing strength and endurance.

BABIES & TODDLERS ARE WELCOME at all classes. As part of our family friendly program, an area will be set up for young children to stay & play or workout alongside Mom. This class is suitable for all fitness levels and all moms-to-be and moms are welcome.

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Boot Camp
by Andrée Ménard from FitLife Gym 

Vankleek Hill Community Centre - 36, Mill Street
Monday 5:00 to 5:50 p.m.
Wednesday 6:00 to 6:50 p.m.

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BOOT CAMP is a group exercise class that mixes the traditional fitness movements and body weight exercises that we know, with interval and strength training. Dan will coach you toward improving your long-term health and wellness goals through movements that will accommodate the fitness level of the participants in each class.

This class will help increase endurance, build muscle, increase core strength and offer a complete body workout in a motivating group atmosphere. This class is best suited for intermediate fitness levels or higher and without any distinctions between men and women. Boot Camp will be offered Mondays at 5:00 and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. for a 50 minute session.

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Yoga and Power Yoga
by Julie Carrière

L'Orignal, Chalet Abri - 772 Front Road
Monday 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Thursday 5:45 to 6:45 p.m.
Thursday 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. for Power Yoga

YOGA - Julie has professional training in yoga and will offers classes out of the L'Orignal Reception Hall. Yoga is associated with spiritual and philosophical discovery however, by practicing poses, you will also strengthen your muscles and understand your deep tissue muscles. Yoga will make you stronger physically and unlike the practice of bodybuilding, yoga offers a gentle workout that respects your body and will strengthen it for years to come. Sessions are offered Mondays from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. and Thursdays from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. in the L’Orignal Reception Hall.

POWER YOGA is a version of traditional Yoga but it is more intense and includes faster movements. It focuses less on meditation and more on building strength. Power Yoga will be offered Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. out of the L’Orignal Reception Hall (Chalet abri).

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Modern Step Aerobics
by Linda Trottier from FitLife Gym

Vankleek Hill Community Centre - 36, Mill Street
Monday 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

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Back by popular demand!

MODERN STEP AEREOBICS is a great class for men and women of all fitness levels. This class is a high energy class that will build your cardio, burn calories and keep your mind and body moving for 60 minutes. This class is full of combinations to workout your entire body with a focus on arms, legs, gluts and mid-section.

Linda brings step into our modern world on Mondays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. adding fresh music, punch combinations and light weights for those who choose.

Children ages 8 and older are welcome to join their parent and participate in the class as part of our family friendly, “Be More ACTIVE!” program. 

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Roll and Release
by Stephanie Amyot of FitLife Gym

Vankleek Hill Community Centre - 36, Mill Street
Wednesday 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Family friendly programs logo Children 7-15 are welcome

ROLL & RELEASE - Tension Release & Mobility Increase

Are you looking to increase mobility & strength, release tension and have your body feel good when you wake up?

This self-care class is ideal for seniors looking to increase blood flow and range of motion, great for athletes who want to treat sore muscles and is perfect for anyone who wants to keep their insides and outside moving well.

Stéphanie will provide small hand-held balls and will teach a roll and release yoga technique that will help increase posture, strength and circulation. Treat yourself to a therapeutic hour that will help relax the body through deep tissue work and calm the mind using deep breathing techniques. This class will be offered on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. at the Vankleek Hill Community Centre.

 
Skates

Adults and Seniors Skating

Arena - 36, Mill Street, Vankleek Hill
Tuesday 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

FREE

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