Activities - Southland Leisure Centre

Southland Leisure Centre Activities

Join us and get moving. Swim in our wave pools and take turns on the waterslide. Try your hand at the climbing wall. Score a goal playing hockey, or skate with some friends. Hit the gym for some basketball or soccer. Play some racquet sports or drop-in for a fitness class. We've got something for everyone!

This facility is open. The pool is open Thurs. to Sun. All other amenities are open every day. Group fitness requires an appointment.


Swimming provides a whole-body workout. It increases your heart rate and tones muscle. It builds endurance with very little stress to your body. Swimming is beneficial when recovering from an injury. It's a good exercise for people suffering from joint pain.

Swimming is also fun! Enjoy:

  • Swim lessons
  • Diving
  • A soak in the hot tub
  • A good steam
  • Aquatic fitness workouts
  • Dive-in movie events
  • Toys in the waterpark


Skating is another full-body workout that benefits the heart. It improves agility, balance and coordination. Skating is a great cross-training exercise. It's a fun way to shape up for your favourite summer activities.

Learn to skate or pick up some hockey skills. We have something for everyone:

  • Sledge hockey
  • Hockey
  • Ringette
  • Birthday parties
  • Figure skating

Gym sports

Sports are a great way for all ages to stay in shape while having fun with friends. Improve your cardiovascular health. Enhance your endurance, coordination and reflexes. Join one of our programs, or drop-in for:

  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Soccer
  •  Pickle ball
  • Gymnastics
  • Scooter boards

Racquet Sports

Racquet sports are an excellent way to gain a lateral body workout. Not many other activities can offer the same. It improves balance, coordination, focus, and reaction times. Physical benefits include improved heart health and lower blood pressure. It also increases bone density. Racquet sports exercise your mind as well as your body and help reduce stress. In many ways it is an ideal exercise for older adults.

We have two racquetball courts and two squash courts available.  The two racquetball courts can be converted to Wallyball.

Cardio Fitness

Step, kick, or dance your way to a high-energy cardio workout.  workouts burn calories and lower blood pressure. Aerobic excercise can also regulate blood sugars, and help you sleep. Those are just a few of the benefits.

Our Certified Trainers help you achieve your fitness goals. Choose from:

  • Pilates
  • Bootcamp
  • Strength Circuit
  • Cycle – Virtual Ride
  • Step
  • Dance
  • HIIT (High Intensity Circuit Training)

Strength Disciplines

Strength exercise improves bone density and muscle health. It boosts your metabolism and decreases inflammation.

We teach a variety of disciplines. Our instructors can help you become stronger, more balanced and flexible. Choose from:

  • Weight training
  • FUNctional Strength
  • Martial arts
  • Yoga

Gentle fitness

Need something gentle? Just starting a fitness routine? Recovering from an injury or illness? The focus of gentle fitness is to maintain strength, balance and wellness. We have easy to follow, low intensity programs :

  • Gentle Fitness Levels 1 - 3
  • Parent and baby
  • Cancer exercise programs

Those who need assistance or have a support worker can join our Adaptive Fitness programs.

Personal Training

Our personal trainers are qualified fitness professionals. They can help you to be successful in reaching your personalized fitness goals.

A personal trainer teaches proper technique while keeping you motivated. They can provide strategies to get you results.

Our knowledgeable staff will work with you to create a customized fitness plan. Plans are based on your needs and goals. Want to bring a friend? Small group training is even more cost effective!

Children and youth

Calgary AfterSchool and day camps keep children and youth active all year!

We offer a mix of physical and creative adventures. Camps teach skills, encourage cooperation, and engage young minds.

Activities include:

  • Swimming, skating and sports
  •  Arts and photography
  • Music and dance
  • Cooking, games and more
  • Birthday parties

Preschool and Playschool

Our playschool/preschool programs are run by highly trained and experienced staff. Building physical and social skills helps to prepare your child for school. We incorporate:

  • Active play
  • Songs
  • Activities
  •  Arts and crafts

Preschoolers love to be active. They run, jump, spin, leap and climb at every opportunity. We have a play structure they'll love (on a soft and safe surface). Check our drop-in schedule for a play date!