Fitness and Wellness

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Daily Schedules

Monday

6:15am - 7:00am
Indoor CyclingHenderson Recreation Centre
8:00am - 9:00am
Jazzercise*Henderson Recreation Centre
9:15am - 10:15am
Total Body TrainingHenderson Recreation Centre
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Jazzercise Low Impact*Monterey Recreation Centre
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Total Body TrainingHenderson Recreation Centre
7:15pm - 8:00pm
Indoor CyclingHenderson Recreation Centre

Tuesday

6:30am - 7:30am
Total Body TrainingHenderson Recreation Centre
5:30pm - 6:30pm
JazzerciseHenderson Recreation Centre
5:45pm - 6:30pm
Indoor CyclingHenderson Recreation Centre

Wednesday

6:15am - 7:00am
Indoor CyclingHenderson Recreation Centre
8:00am - 9:00am
Jazzercise *Henderson Recreation Centre
9:15am - 10:15am
Total Body TrainingHenderson Recreation Centre
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Jazzercise Low Impact*Monterey Recreation Centre
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Total Body TrainingHenderson Recreation Centre
7:15pm - 8:00pm
Indoor CyclingHenderson Recreation Centre

Thursday

6:30am - 7:30am
Total Body TrainingHenderson Recreation Centre
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Jazzercise*Henderson Recreation Centre
5:45pm - 6:30pm
Indoor CyclingHenderson Recreation Centre

Friday

6:15am - 7:00am
Indoor CyclingHenderson Recreation Centre
8:00am - 9:00am
Jazzercise*Henderson Recreation Centre
9:15am - 10:15am
Total Body TrainingHenderson Recreation Centre

Saturday

8:15am - 9:15am
Total Body TrainingHenderson Recreation Centre
8:30am - 9:15am
Indoor CyclingHenderson Recreation Centre
9:30am - 10:30am
Jazzercise Low Impact*Monterey Recreation Centre

Sunday

8:15am - 9:15am
Fitness FusionHenderson Recreation Centre
9:30am - 10:30am
Jazzercise*Henderson Recreation Centre

* Denotes registered class.

The Fitness Studio at Oak Bay Recreation Centre

The Fitness Studio at Oak Bay Recreation Centre is located on the second floor. Once you visit the admission/reception area take the stairs located nearby or use the elevator adjacent to reception.

The large Fitness Studio features full-length windows overlooking Bee Street.

Fitness Studio Hours at Oak Bay Recreation Centre:

Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Drop-in 6:00am-12:00am 6:00am-12:00am 6:00am-12:00am 6:00am-12:00am 6:00am-12:00am 6:00am-11:00pm 6:00am-11:00pm
Attendant Available 6:00-1:00pm and 3:00pm-12:00am 8:00am-12:00pm and 3:00pm-12:00am 6:00-1:00pm and 3:00pm-12:00am 8:00am-12:00pm and 3:00pm-12:00am 8:00am-12:00pm and 3:00pm-12:00am 8:00-11:00am and 3:00-11:00pm 8:00-11:00am and 3:00-11:00pm
Fitness Equipment at Oak Bay Recreation Centre

The Fitness Studio offers the following equipment:

  • 1 Apex Adjustable Bench
  • 1 Apex Adjustable Decline Bench
  • 1 Apex Back Extension
  • 1 Apex Chin Dip Assist
  • 1 Apex Low Row
  • 1 Apex Olympic Weight Stand
  • 1 Apex Power Cage
  • 1 Apex Power Rack
  • 1 Apex Seated Calf
  • 1 Apex Smith Machine
  • 1 Apex Vertical Chest – Wheelchair
  • 1 Apex Vertical Row
  • 1 Atlantis Cable Crossover
  • 1 Atlantis Leg Press
  • 1 Atlantis Functional Trainer
  • 1 Atlantis Total Hip
  • 1 Cybex Inner/outer thigh
  • 1 Cybex Lat pulldown combo
  • 1 Cybex Leg Curl
  • 1 Cybex Leg Extension
  • 1 Cybex Leg Press
  • 1 Cybex Shoulder – Wheelchair
  • 1 Cybex Olympic Bench Press
  • 1 Cybex VR3 Abdominal
  • 1 Cybex VR3 Arm Curl
  • 1 Cybex VR3 Fly Rear Delt
  • 1 Cybex VR3 Tricep Press
  • 1 Military Bench
  • 1 Preacher Curl Bench
  • 2 Flat Benches
  • 4 TRX Suspension Trainers (when available)

Cardio Equipment

  • 4 Precor Treadmills 
  • 3 Precor Elliptical’s 
  • 3 Precor Upright Bikes 
  • 3 Precor Recumbent Bikes
  • 3 Precor All Motion Trainers 
  • 3 Keiser Spin Bikes 
  • 2 Concept 2 Rowers 
  • 1 Sci Fit Upper Body Ergometre
  • 1 Jacobs Ladder Step Mill 
The Fitness Studio at Henderson Recreation Centre

Located right across from reception in Henderson Recreation Centre, the studio has full windows on two sides of the room, with views of the gardens in front of the building and the golf course.

 

Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Drop-in 6:00-8:00am and 9:30am-12:00pm and 
5:30-9:00pm
6:00am-12:00pm and 1:30-5:15pm and 6:45-9:00pm 6:00-8:00am and 9:30am-12:00pm and 
5:30-9:00pm
6:00am-12:00pm and 1:30-5:15pm and 6:45-9:00pm 6:00am-8:00pm 8:00am-8:00pm 8:00am-8:00pm
Attendant Available 9:30am-12:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm 9:00am-12:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm  9:30am-12:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm 9:00am-12:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm  9:30am-12:00pm 9:00am-12:00pm  

 

Fitness Equipment at Henderson Recreation Centre

The Fitness Studio offers the following equipment:

  • 1 Adjustable Bench
  • 1 Apex Cable Column Pulley
  • 1 Apex Flat Bench
  • 1 Apex Flat to Military Bench
  • 1 Apex Power Rack
  • 1 Apex Side Loaded Lat Pulldown
  • 1 Apex Total Hip
  • 1 Cybex Seated Leg Curl
  • 1 Cybex VR3 Abdominal
  • 1 Cybex VR3 Chest Press
  • 1 Cybex VR3 Fly Rear Delt
  • 1 Cybex Seated Leg Extension
  • 1 Cybex Seated Leg Press
  • 1 Flat Bench
  • 1 Nu Step Machine
  • 1 TRX Suspension Trainer (when available)

 

Cardio Equipment

  • 4 Precor Treadmills
  • 3 Precor Elliptical’s
  • 3 Precor Upright Bikes
  • 3 Precor Recumbent Bikes
  • 3 Concept
  • 2 Rowers
  • 1 Nu Step Machine
  • 2 Keiser Spin Bikes (when available)
  • 1 Sci Fit Upper Body Ergometre
Fitness Instructor Biographies

Tommi Boulter, teaching Yoga outdoors at Windsor Park.

Oak Bay Recreation offers a variety of fitness classes, with many different instructors. Each fitness instructor offers their own unique passion to the class. If you would like to know a little bit more about them, please click here.

Personal Training

To view personal Trainer biographies, click here

Personal Training is an excellent way to improve your overall fitness, stay motivated, revamp your existing workout program and get results. A Registered Personal Trainer will work with you one on one to design a specialized workout program specific to your needs and fitness goals. Learn proper form and technique to reduce injury and enhance your workout program. Whether you are looking for weight management, athletic conditioning, beginner’s strength training, 50+ balance and mobility, or anything in between, we can help! Please call the Fitness Programmer for more details prior to purchasing your personal training package.

Why would you choose a personal trainer?
  1. You lack motivation and need accountability to stick to your workouts.
  2. You’ve never worked out before or are new to the fitness studio and don’t know where to begin.
  3. You want to prevent injuries and musculoskeletal imbalances.
  4. You would like to increase your strength or lose weight.
  5. You feel like you’ve hit a plateau and aren’t seeing improvements anymore.
  6. You lack creativity and feel bored with your regular routine.
  7. You are training for something specific, like a race, sport or employment test.

Rehabilitation Trainers and How they can Help

A rehabilitation specialist will work with you to develop a safe and effective program in a one-on-one environment. Designed for those recovering from an injury due to sport, work, or motor vehicle accident and those who may have physical limitations due to musculoskeletal, neurological or respiratory illnesses. Cost for Private Sessions Private Training – One hour $65 per Session $130 for 2 Sessions $293 for 5 Sessions $520 for 10 Sessions Semi-Private Training- One-and-a-half hours Do it together! Working out with a partner can be fun and an excellent way to keep motivated. Programs designed for two people. Single session - $110 2 Sessions - $215 3 Sessions - $305 10 Sessions - $961 New, unused Resistance Band will be available for purchase to help support you in your home-based training! Resistance Bands are simple to use, and are a highly effective and multifunctional exercise tool. A trainer will contact you within 72 hours to set up your first appointment. All packages have a six-month expiry. 24 hours’ notice is required for a cancelled appointment.

Cost for Private Training Sessions (One hour)

$65 per Session

$130 for 2 Sessions

$293 for 5 Sessions

$520 for 10 Sessions

Semi-Private Training (One-and-a-half hours)

Do it together! Working out with a partner can be fun and an excellent way to keep motivated. Programs designed for two people.

Single session - $110

2 Sessions - $215

3 Sessions - $305

10 Sessions - $961

New, unused Resistance Band will be available for purchase to help support you in your home-based training! Resistance Bands are simple to use, and are a highly effective and multifunctional exercise tool. A trainer will contact you within 72 hours to set up your first appointment. All packages have a six-month expiry. 24 hours’ notice is required for a cancelled appointment.

Personal Trainers

Leah Turcot, Personal Trainer (and Fitness Instructor).

Oak Bay Recreation has many motivating trainers to help you on your fitness journey to self-improvement. To view personal trainer biographies, click here: https://www.oakbay.ca/parks-recreation/contact-us/staff-directory/personal-trainers

Personal Training Forms

All one-on-one packages require a completed Client Health History Form (includes Informed Consent where applicable):

Client Health History for Personal Training - includes PAR-Q

Client Health History Form for Active Rehabilitation/Water Rehabilitation - includes PARmed-X

PAR-Q Form only

PARmed-X Form only

PARmed-X for Pregnancy Form only

Indoor Cycling and Fitness Classes

Total Body Training: 

These classes provide an optimal full-body workout to improve your cardiovascular capability and overall strength. Achieve and/or maintain a toned body, healthy weight, and increased bone density with strength-training exercises designed for all fitness levels; enjoy your workouts with safe, creative uses of body weight and a variety of equipment.

Indoor cycling:

This 45-minute indoor cycling class will combine basic cycling movements and cardio drills by varying speed and resistance levels on the Keiser M3 indoor cycle. Instructors will use coaching to stimulate sprinting, hill climbs, intervals, and races for a non–impact individually paced class. Burn calories and build strength in this efficient class. All bikes allow for both regular and clip in shoes. All levels welcome. Sign up online up to one week in advance at oakbayrec.perfectmind.com

How to Register for Fitness Classes and Indoor Cycling

Steps to Register

NOTE: All sessions are available for viewing online however, registration opens each week at 10:00am Monday for the following week, online and over the phone for the Fitness Studio Session time, Indoor Cycle and Indoor Bootcamp. 

  1. Ensure your Oak Bay online account and login is set up and your birthdate is accurate. If you do not have account you will need to set-up one by call reception at 250-595-7946.
  2. Login with username and password at: oakbayrec.perfectmind.com
  3. Click the Schedule Button near the top left of the screen.
  4. Click Group Fitness Classes under the Fitness and Wellness menu.
  5.  Select date and the timeslot/class you would like to attend and click REGISTER.
  6. On the next screen, click REGISTER a 2nd time.
  7. Select the person to register in the session and select NEXT.
  8. Select your method of payment.
  9. Follow instructions on screen and complete registration.
  10. Registrants should not arrive earlier than five minutes before their session start time.

NOTE: Payment is required at the time of registration.