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Featured programs at Southland Leisure Centre

The featured programs below are just a few of the many great classes available at Southland Leisure Centre. For information about additional programs and classes, please view our Online Recreation Program Guide. To find featured programs at other locations, check Recreation's featured programs.

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Last Updated: Thursday March 23, 2017 7:51:04 AM

Featured programs
Alberta Cancer Exercise Program - Check details and register
Funded by Alberta Innovates Health Solutions - Cancer Prevention Research Opportunity (AIHS - CPRO), this 12 week physical activity program is open to all cancer survivors within 3 years of diagnosis capable of low to moderate intensity exercise, over the age of 18, and able to consent in English. This includes two 60 - minute classes each week, combining aerobic and strength training. **Must complete pre-screening through the Health & Wellness Lab at UofC prior to registering - call 403-210-8482 or email ace@ucalgary.ca Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Bootcamp - Adventure Bootcamp - Check details and register
Adventure Bootcamp is packed with fun and energizing activities designed to help you reach your fitness goals fast. Classes may take place in the studio, in the gym, on the stairs or in the great outdoors. Enjoy a variety of activities designed to give you a full body workout. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Bootcamp - Beginner - Check details and register
A full body workout for the beginner! Whether you are getting back into physical fitness or just beginning, this program will kick start your wellness goals and have you on your way to reaching your potential. Build your strength and endurance, cardiovascular fitness, and range of motion in a supportive environment. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Buns & Bellies - Check details and register
The ultimate midsection toner. The focus is on abdominals, hips and thighs followed by a relaxing stretch. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Gymnastics - Bouncing Beans on Trampolines - Check details and register
Reach for the stars in a class all about bouncing! Children will be introduced to basic bouncing, landing and trampoline skills using the gymnastics floor, equipment and various trampolines. This is an unparented program for preschoolers past the separation phase. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Gymnastics - Gym Maniacs - Check details and register
This program is an introduction to gymnastics, trampoline and creative movement. Your gym maniac will be introduced to rolls, jumps, landings, swings, balance, and lots of games that teach these basic skills. This is an unparented program for preschoolers past the separation phase. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Gymnastics - Jumping Jacks & Jills - Check details and register
Join us in this introductory course of basic gymnastics and trampoline skills, as well as creative movement. Children will have the opportunity to build on their skills through lots of games that develop coordination and flexibility. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Gymnastics - Tumblin' Tweens - Check details and register
Want to try gymnastics for the first time or build on your current skills? In this introductory program, emphasis is on skill discovery and building upon those skills all while in a fun environment. Age Group: 6-17 Years
HIIT - Check details and register
Take your fitness and fat loss to the next level. An explosive full body workout using a variety of portable equipment that incorporates High Intensity Interval Training, boosting your metabolism and improving anaerobic an aerobic performance. Each class will offer creative energy with no choreography. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Kickboxing - Check details and register
Kickboxing is a great alternative to your fitness routine! Learn the fundamentals in a fun, structured, hands-on class. Build your fitness level in a challenging setting while learning to throw more than just punches and kicks. No previous experience required. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Parent & Baby Fit Together - On Land - Check details and register
Bring your baby to your workout! Try a variety of aerobic class styles in a baby-friendly environment where you can meet other parents and tots. Infants up to 12 months are welcome. Age Group: 0-17 Years + Adult
Parent & Baby Fit Together - Restore the Core - Check details and register
Stretch tight muscles and strengthen and tone weak ones so that you can really enjoy your new baby. A variety of equipment (as well as baby) may be used throughout this class. Age Group: 0-17 Years + Adult
Parent & Baby Fit Together - Strength - Check details and register
Get stronger while spending time with your baby in this unique strength based fitness class. Baby provides resistance, as well as various equipment including weights, to give your post baby body shape and definition. Age Group: 0-17 Years + Adult
Partners Dance - Ballroom Dance - Check details and register
Looking for a fun night out? Ballroom dance is a set of partner dances, which are enjoyed both socially and competitively around the world. This class will take you through the fundamentals of Ballroom dance. No partner required. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Pilates Mat - Introductory - Check details and register
Pilates is a progressive series of exercises to tone and elongate muscles, offering improved body alignment, better body-mind integration, stress and tension relief, as well as a whole body conditioning workout. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Pilates Reformer - Introductory - Check details and register
This is a five class series that will introduce you to the Reformer and Pilates principles. The Reformer uses cable attachments to provide resistance while performing a variety of exercises to lengthen and strengthen muscles. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Plus Size Fitness - Check details and register
Looking for an encouraging and non-intimidating program? Put aside your current size, age or fitness level and change your life! This program does not focus on 'weight loss' or 'being thin', but on feeling good in your own skin through exercise and active living. Concentrate on the positives of working out, get healthier, and feel better. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Plus Size Yoga - Check details and register
Enjoy all the benefits of Yoga no matter what your size. Learn to perform Yoga poses by modifying traditional Yoga poses with props and safe variations. Flexible movements will be given to experience the mind body connection that Yoga offers with special attention to the comfort of each student. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Prenatal - Fitness - Check details and register
Make a commitment to yourself and your child by staying healthy and fit throughout your pregnancy and beyond. An exercise class that focuses on light cardio training, specific muscle strengthening and stretching and prepares mom-to-be for body changes before and after delivery. Handouts are included. PAR med-X for Pregnancy must be signed by doctor prior to participation. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Prenatal - Fitness Package - Check details and register
Register for a 'package of all 3' prenatal fitness classes at Southland Leisure Centre and receive a discount! Discount is applied to participants registering in Prenatal Fitness, Prenatal Gentle Aquatic Fitness and Prenatal Yoga classes at Southland location only. See individual program listings for more details. PAR med-X for Pregnancy must be signed by doctor prior to participation. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Prenatal - Yoga - Check details and register
The perfect way to maintain flexibility, balance and strength in relaxing postures tailored to the needs of prenatal women. PAR med-X for Pregnancy must be signed by doctor prior to participation. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Preschool Dance - Dance for Preschoolers - Check details and register
This gently structured class emphasizes exploration, movement, creativity and imagination in a safe and encouraging atmosphere. Your child's rhythm, physical confidence and imagination are nurtured. Excellent preparation for ballet and modern dance. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Preschool Dance - Happy Feet & Tapping Toes - Check details and register
Children explore movement and music styles that stimulate their imaginations and natural creativity. This class is for boys and girls and offers exposure to various dance forms while encouraging confident self-expression. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Preschool Dance - Pre-Ballet - Check details and register
For the preschooler who is ready for a structured approach to movement, this course introduces the basics of classical ballet. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Preschool Dance - Pre-Jazz & Ballet Combo - Check details and register
A creative exploration of two classic dance forms: jazz and ballet. This class will introduce your child to the lively rhythms of jazz and the basics of classical ballet. Enjoy the variety and exposure of two classes in one! Age Group: 0-6 Years
Preschool Dance - Story Book Ballet - Check details and register
This enchanting introductory ballet class has thematic inspirations to develop your child's imagination, coordination, balance, rhythm and confidence. Children are guided on a magical journey through a story and re-tell the story through creative movement. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Preschool Dance - Tiny Ballerinas - Check details and register
Twirl and leap your way into this fun-filled recreational approach to ballet! Age Group: 0-6 Years
Small Group Training - Check details and register
Get fit, set fitness goals, improve your energy, and meet new people all within a supportive small group training setting. Age Group: 12 Years and Over
Sports - Badminton Basics - Parent & Youth - Check details and register
An opportunity for parents and youth (10-15 years) to spend some quality time together. Basic rules and skills will be covered, with plenty of playing time. Program is for adult/youth pairs only, though registration process and fee is per person. Please register both individuals. Age Group: 0-17 Years + Adult
Sports - Smorgasports - Check details and register
Sports, sports and more sports. Come try your hand at a variety of physical activities and modified sports like floor hockey, soccer, t-ball and basketball to name a few. Games and sports are designed specifically for younger children and encourage participation, fun and fundamental movement skill development. Bring your energy for this action-packed time. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Sports - Soccer & Ball Hockey - Check details and register
Participants split their time between each sport, learning basic fundamentals and simplified game play. Other co-operative games and sports may be included. Activities are modified to suit ages and abilities. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Sports - Soccer - Indoor - Check details and register
Play soccer - indoors! Learn basic ball handling skills, drills and game play. No previous experience required for this co-ed program. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Sports - Sportarama - Parent & Tot - Check details and register
Join this action-packed class where you participate in a variety of activities with your child each week. Games and sports are designed specifically for younger children and encourage participation, fun and fundamental movement skill development. An adult is required to actively participate. Age Group: 0-17 Years + Adult
Sports - Sports Jam - Check details and register
Get ready for some action! An introduction to rules, sport skills and basic physical literacy fundamental movement skills, followed by game play for a variety of sports including soccer, ball hockey, basketball and badminton. Emphasis is on sportsmanship and fun. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Strength - Circuit Series - Check details and register
Get fit, improve aerobic fitness and reshape your body under the instruction of a qualified fitness instructor incorporating circuit equipment. A variety of cardio stations and circuit equipment is used to complete a periodized circuit training fitness program. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Strength - Older Adults - Check details and register
This introductory program covers the proper techniques of weight training using a combination of free weights and machines in the weight room. Learn proper stability and strengthening exercises for improving strength, functionality, balance and independence. Come prepared to workout. Age Group: 50 Years and Over
Strength - TRX Athletic - Check details and register
Energize your day and week with this core crushing, high energy, sweat inducing workout. Based around fundamental TRX exercises, you will find the right level of progression for your skill level. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Strength - TRX Dynamic - Check details and register
This class will push you to new levels, helping you reach your maximum potential and leaving you with a sense of accomplishment.Through fundamental TRX exercises, you will feel yourself become stronger and more powerful. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Swim for Life - Parent & Tot 1&2 - Check details and register
Parent & Tot is aimed at children from 6 to 24 months and their parents. Based on the principal of 'Within Arms' Reach', Parent & Tot focuses on close playful interaction and shared fun between child, parent and the water. Age Group: 0-17 Years + Adult
Swim for Life - Swimmer 3 - Check details and register
Swimmers will practice kneeling dives, forward roll into deep water, handstands and front somersaults in water. They'll work on front crawl, back crawl, whip kick on back, and include interval training. Prerequisite: Swim for Life - Swimmer 2. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Yoga - Introductory - Check details and register
Discover the many benefits of regularly practising yoga. Increase body awareness, strength, balance and flexibility. Learn to relax, re-energize and relieve everyday stress through safe, gentle postures and relaxation techniques (breathing and meditation). Age Group: 18 Years and Over
YYC Barre - Check details and register
Barre technique is an athletic fusion that incorporates specific ballet inspired movements to gain strength, tone and define those hard-to-target muscles. Not a dance class, but this fun, high-energy, low-impact workout targets your core, arms and legs. Ideal for all fitness levels, guaranteed to transform and sculpt your entire body. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Zumba® Kids - Check details and register
Sure, chillin' out is cool. But rockin' out is a blast! That's why you're gonna love the Zumba® Kids fitness program! It's a fast-forward fusion of the Zumba® program moves (salsa, cumbia, reggaeton, hip-hop and more) and high-octane workouts. Watch energy and fitness levels soar as they get the groove. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Zumba® Kids Jr. - Check details and register
Zumba® Kids Jr. classes are rockin', high-energy dance parties packed with kid-friendly routines. Instructors break down steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure. Age Group: 0-6 Years