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Fitness Centre

Champlain Heights Fitness Centre is a fully-accessible community facility with cardio and strength training machines, free weights, exercise props, and a stretching area.

Equipment:

Cardio – treadmills, ellipticals, keiser bikes, upright bike, recumbent bike, rowing machines, stair climbers and Scifit accessible exercise machines.

Strength –squat rack, smith rack, pulley machines, Life Fitness weight training machines, free weights and benches.

Core & Flexibility – stability balls, medicine balls, stretching bands, individual mats

Fitness Consultations

Take advantage of our fitness consultations! Included with drop-in admission or with your membership pass, our highly trained fitness centre staff will work with you to reach your fitness goals. Our staff will be able to guide you through our fitness centre, create a workout program and show you how to properly and safely operate our exercise equipment. Please inquire with our staff in scheduling up to 3 fitness consultations!

 

Personal Training

Improve your health and wellness with support from our certified personal trainers, who will work with you to develop a customized fitness plan designed to meet your fitness goals and fit your busy schedule. Whether you are a beginner, overcoming a plateau, rehabilitating from an injury or looking for sport-specific workouts, our trainers will motivate you in each one hour session. Please speak with one of our staff to purchase our 1, 3, 5, 10 private/semi-private session packages and connect with a trainer!

→For more information about our Fitness Centre,
please visit https://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/champlain-heights-fitness-centre.aspx

 

Happy Hearts

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The VGH Centre for Cardiovascular Health and Vancouver Parks & Recreation have partnered to bring you a long-term cardiac exercise program in the community. This program is for individuals who have recently completely a medically supervised cardiac rehabilitation program and would like to benefit from ongoing peer support and guidance provided by experienced fitness leaders.
Registration is FREE but you must have a current Happy Hearts Flexi-pass to participate in the program.
You must meet the requirements to register:

  • You must have completed a medically supervised cardiac rehabilitation (ie. Happy Hearts Plus or a hospital based program) within the last 6 months.
  • You have not had a change in symptoms or health status in the interim.
  • You understand that it is not a medically supervised program.
  • You understand that you are responsible for monitoring your own responses during exercise.
  • You understand that you will seek medical clearance to participate if any new or unusual symptoms occur.
  • Returning participants may continue registration as long as there are no health contraindications or have been cleared by a physician to participate.

→For more information regarding Happy Hearts,
please visit
https://vancouver.ca/people-programs/happy-hearts-program.aspx

 

Active Joints

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This program provides supervised group exercise for people recovering from hip or knee replacement surgery in a 10 week program. The objective is to increase physical activity levels and confidence in participants with the help of trained staff who are supported by VCH physiotherapists.

Registration is FREE but you must have a valid Flexi-pass to participate in the program.

You can attend this program if you:

  • Minimum 6 weeks post-op joint replacement surgery
  • Able to ambulate independently +/- mobility aid. (If not, the client must arrange to have a support person present for the duration of the session)
  • Medically cleared to exercise

To attend this program, you need to complete the Joint Replacement Program Application Form. Ask your physiotherapist, if you  have one –  to fill out any specific recommendations. Bring the completed referral form to Champlain Height Community Centre or fax to 604-718-6580, Attn: Fitness Programmer

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