Seniors Fitness and Wellness

Fitness

Sit and Be Fit

  • May 3, 2019 – Jun 28, 2019
  • Friday
  • $38.70
  • 12:30 pm–1:15 pm
  • 2741747

Reduce and better manage chronic conditions and pain with simple exercises learned in this basic fitness class designed for older and physically-limited adults.

Zumba

  • May 11, 2019 – Jun 29, 2019
  • Saturday
  • $40.70
  • 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 2741827

Start your weekend dancing! Move to zesty Latin and international music in this dance fitness program that offers a great cardiovascular workout with easy-to-follow routines.

Barre Moves

  • May 8, 2019 – Jun 26, 2019
  • Wednesday
  • $63.35
  • 7:00 pm–8:00 pm
  • 2741993

Strengthen and soar in this unique exercise class that combines elements of ballet, Pilates, functional movement and stretching to challenge the core, tone muscles and have fun.

Total Body Conditioning

  • Mar 11, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Tuesday, Saturday
  • 9:15 am–10:15 am

Work with a variety of resistance equipment for a head- to-toe strength and endurance routine.

Total Body Conditioning

  • Mar 11, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Tuesday
  • 5:15 pm–6:15 pm

Work with a variety of resistance equipment for a head- to-toe strength and endurance routine.

Yoga

  • Mar 11, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Monday
  • 11:45 am–12:45 pm

Lengthen, breathe and relieve stress while balancing the body with gentle yoga poses.

Gentle Fit

  • Mar 27, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 am–11:00 am

Increase confidence, improved balance, core stability and strength with a well-balanced, low intensity workout.

Gentle Fit

  • Mar 11, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Thursday
  • 10:00 am–11:00 am

Increase confidence, improved balance, core stability and strength with a well-balanced, low intensity workout.

Total Body Conditioning

  • Mar 11, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Tuesday, Saturday
  • 9:15 am–10:15 am

Work with a variety of resistance equipment for a head- to-toe strength and endurance routine.

Total Body Conditioning

  • Mar 11, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Tuesday
  • 5:15 pm–6:15 pm

Work with a variety of resistance equipment for a head- to-toe strength and endurance routine.

Total Body Conditioning

  • Mar 11, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Tuesday, Saturday
  • 9:15 am–10:15 am

Work with a variety of resistance equipment for a head- to-toe strength and endurance routine.

Total Body Conditioning

  • Mar 11, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Tuesday
  • 5:15 pm–6:15 pm

Work with a variety of resistance equipment for a head- to-toe strength and endurance routine.

Dance and Tone

  • Mar 11, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Monday
  • 6:30 pm–7:30 pm

Shake, sway and shimmy to popular dance music followed by resistance training for an overall body shape up.

Yoga

  • Mar 11, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Wednesday
  • 12:15 pm–1:00 pm

Lengthen, breathe and relieve stress while balancing the body with gentle yoga poses.

Yoga

  • Mar 11, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Thursday
  • 7:15 pm–8:15 pm

Lengthen, breathe and relieve stress while balancing the body with gentle yoga poses.

Yoga

  • Mar 11, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Monday
  • 11:45 am–12:45 pm

Lengthen, breathe and relieve stress while balancing the body with gentle yoga poses.

Gentle Fit

  • Mar 27, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 am–11:00 am

Increase confidence, improved balance, core stability and strength with a well-balanced, low intensity workout.

Gentle Fit

  • Mar 11, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Thursday
  • 10:00 am–11:00 am

Increase confidence, improved balance, core stability and strength with a well-balanced, low intensity workout.

Stay Strong

  • Mar 11, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Monday, Friday
  • 10:30 am–11:30 am

Improve range of motion, balance and strength with cardio and flexibility exercises in this gentle fit class.

Cardio and Strength

  • Mar 11, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Monday, Friday
  • 9:15 am–10:15 am

Pump it up for a total body workout with low impact cardio moves followed by a functional strength routine.

Exercises for those with Parkinson’s Disease

  • Apr 19, 2019 – Jun 28, 2019
  • $47.30
  • 1:30 pm–2:30 pm
  • 11 sess.
  • 2727610

Improve function and reduce some of the physical limitations with instructor-led exercises taught specifically for those with this degenerative neurological disorder.

Zumba: Gold

  • Apr 9, 2019 – Jun 25, 2019
  • $61.10
  • 12:15 pm–1:15 pm
  • 12 sess.
  • 2727417

Move gently in this class with low impact exercises designed for older adults with slight mobility issues. Experience all of the fun, zesty Latin music and easy-to follow routines of traditional Zumba! All fitness levels welcome.

Yoga: Yin Yang

  • Apr 10, 2019 – Jun 26, 2019
  • $76.35
  • 5:45 pm–7:00 pm
  • 12 sess.
  • 2727414

Focus on the stillness of the mind, body and spirit by incorporating classical and Taoist yoga that further develops strength, flexibility and balance. Mat required at each class.

Yoga: Chair

  • Apr 10, 2019 – Jun 26, 2019
  • $45.80
  • 10:00 am–11:00 am
  • 9 sess.
  • 2727411

Find length in the spine in this unique fitness program that opens the hips and moves the shoulders and necks. This class is recommended for people with mobility challenges.

Stay Steady

  • Apr 8, 2019 – Jun 24, 2019
  • $51.60
  • 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 12 sess.
  • 2727407

Build strength and confidence to help stay safe, active and independent with specially-designed balance and mobility exercises taught by a qualified exercise specialist.

Stay Steady

  • Apr 12, 2019 – Jun 28, 2019
  • $51.60
  • 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 12 sess.
  • 2727408

Build strength and confidence to help stay safe, active and independent with specially-designed balance and mobility exercises taught by a qualified exercise specialist.

Sit and Be Fit (Mandarin and Cantonese)

  • Apr 9, 2019 – Jun 25, 2019
  • $51.60
  • 11:15 am–12:15 pm
  • 12 sess.
  • 2707403

Reduce and better manage chronic conditions and pain with simple exercises learned in this basic fitness class designed for older and physically-limited adults. Course conducted in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Sit and Be Fit

  • Apr 9, 2019 – Jun 25, 2019
  • $51.60
  • 12:40 pm–1:40 pm
  • 12 sess.
  • 2727396

Reduce and better manage chronic conditions and pain with simple exercises learned in this basic fitness class designed for older and physically-limited adults. Transportation available for an extra fee.

Osteofit for Better Bones

  • Apr 8, 2019 – Jun 26, 2019
  • Monday, Wednesday
  • $94.60
  • 1:00 pm–2:00 pm
  • 22 sess.
  • 2727386

Improve balance and muscular strength to help protect against possible fractures in this program designed specifically for those living with osteoporosis.

Joint Moves

  • Apr 9, 2019 – Jun 25, 2019
  • $51.60
  • 10:00 am–11:00 am
  • 12 sess.
  • 2727381

Increase range of motion, strength and flexibility in these trainer-led classes designed for people with arthritis seeking ways to minimize stiffness and pain.

Joint Moves

  • Apr 11, 2019 – Jun 27, 2019
  • $51.60
  • 10:00 am–11:00 am
  • 12 sess.
  • 2727382

Increase range of motion, strength and flexibility in these trainer-led classes designed for people with arthritis seeking ways to minimize stiffness and pain.

Zumba

  • Apr 18, 2019 – Jun 27, 2019
  • $77.90
  • 5:30 pm–6:30 pm
  • 11 sess.
  • 2727527

Move to zesty Latin and international music in this dance fitness program that offers a great cardiovascular workout with easy-to follow routines.

Zumba

  • Apr 18, 2019 – Jun 27, 2019
  • $77.90
  • 7:00 pm–8:00 pm
  • 11 sess.
  • 2727525

Move to zesty Latin and international music in this dance fitness program that offers a great cardiovascular workout with easy-to follow routines.

Fitness and Mobility Exercise Stroke Recovery

  • Apr 16, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Tuesday, Thursday
  • $93
  • 11:30 am–12:30 pm
  • 11 sess.
  • 2727425

Improve fitness and mobility through an evidence-based exercise program designed for those recovering from a stroke. This small group class led by a certified exercise professional includes functional strengthening, agility, balance and stretching exercises and is suitable for anyone who has experienced a stroke and can safely stand for five minutes, walk 10 metres (even with assistive devices) and can communicate with the instructor. Medical screening is required before registration. Call 604-238-8004 for details.

Fitness and Mobility Exercise Stroke Recovery

  • May 23, 2019 – Jun 27, 2019
  • Tuesday
  • $93
  • 11:30 am–12:30 pm
  • 11 sess.
  • 2727751

Improve fitness and mobility through an evidence-based exercise program designed for those recovering from a stroke. This small group class led by a certified exercise professional includes functional strengthening, agility, balance and stretching exercises and is suitable for anyone who has experienced a stroke and can safely stand for five minutes, walk 10 metres (even with assistive devices) and can communicate with the instructor. Medical screening is required before registration. Call 604-238-8004 for details.

Fit4Life

  • Apr 11, 2019 – Jun 27, 2019
  • $84.95
  • 9:15 am–10:15 am
  • 12 sess.
  • 2727376

Develop a base of strength while improving cardio, balance and agility in this unique total body workout.

Health and Wellness

Wellness Connections

  • Apr 16, 2019 – Jun 4, 2019
  • $170
  • 10:15 am–12:15 pm
  • 8 sess.
  • 2724521

Connect with others in this outreach program designed to reintegrate frail, at risk and isolated seniors back into the community. Price includes special programming, lunch and transportation. Registration and intake interview required. Call the Seniors Wellness Coordinator at 604-238-8460 for details.

Wellness Connections

  • Apr 18, 2019 – Jun 6, 2019
  • $170
  • 10:15 am–12:15 pm
  • 8 sess.
  • 2724523

Connect with others in this outreach program designed to reintegrate frail, at risk and isolated seniors back into the community. Price includes special programming, lunch and transportation. Registration and intake interview required. Call the Seniors Wellness Coordinator at 604-238-8460 for details.

Qigong for Health: Beginner

  • Apr 17, 2019 – Jun 19, 2019
  • $62.50
  • 9:30 am–10:30 am
  • 10 sess.
  • 2727410

Maintain health, increase vitality and experience inner peace and healing with this ancient form of Chinese medicine that includes gentle physical movements, breathing techniques and meditation led by a certified Qigong instructor.

Love Your Liver (Mandarin)

  • Apr 15, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Free
  • 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
  • 1 sess.
  • 2725103

Discover the functions, common causes of disease, risk factors and how to keep this vital organ healthy longer. This session is presented by Vancouver Coastal Health. Registration required. Course conducted in Mandarin.

Integrated Meditation for Beginners

  • Apr 9, 2019 – Jun 18, 2019
  • $66
  • 5:30 pm–7:00 pm
  • 11 sess.
  • 2727404

Combine deep breathing techniques, guided meditation and gentle stretches in this class that works on ways to better manage stress, reduce worries and improve inner peace, health and quality of life.

Cancer: Surviving and Thriving

  • May 24, 2019 – Jun 28, 2019
  • Free
  • 10:00 am–12:30 pm
  • 6 sess.
  • 2726963

Learn valuable tools to better manage health, daily living and ways to keep active. These 6 sessions are designed for adults living with or affected by cancer and caregivers. This program is presented by Self-Management BC. Registration required.

Brain Health: Pain Management

  • May 23, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Free
  • 1:30 pm–3:00 pm
  • 1 sess.
  • 2724533

Learn various techniques used to relieve persistent pain and develop a plan for better pain management and quality of life. This session is offered by Vancouver Coastal Health and Richmond Addictions Services Society. Registration required.

Brain Health: Music in Motion

  • Apr 25, 2019 – May 21, 2019
  • Free
  • 1:30 pm–2:30 pm
  • 1 sess.
  • 2726975

Improve memory, coordination, self-confidence and brain health by learning simple dance steps in this therapeutic session. Registration required.

For program registration:

  1. Online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at www.richmond.ca/register

  2. By phone by calling the Registration Call Centre at 604-276-4300, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

  3. In person at recreation and cultural facilities. Note: debit, cheque and cash are also accepted when registering in person