Offering some of Halifax’s favourite Group Fitness Classes, including Tabata, Barre Fitness, Step & Pump, Yoga and more!

 


Fall registration has begun! 

Register online, in-person or call 902-457-6420 today.

Create your account, Login and REGISTER here!

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MSVU students, faculty and staff – please complete the all steps on the Become a Member page.
– Need assistance creating your account? Please refer to our FAQ section here.

 


NEW Fall Fitness Schedule begins September 6!

*Drop-in Circuits begin on Tuesday, September 13, 2022.
*Yoga on Wednesday, September 7 will be held outdoors.

Fall Group Fitness Schedule

 

Drop-in Circuit: September 20 - October 28

BRAND NEW Drop-in Circuit!

Get a total body workout in just 30 minutes.

– Not into fitness classes but need a little structure for your workouts?
– Want a quick full body workout but don’t want to pay a trainer to create one for you?
– Looking for a simple, fast, motivating, and effective workout?

Look no further! These fast, flexible circuits were designed to help you see results you never thought possible. Blending strength, endurance, cardio-respiratory fitness and mental focus you get everything you need to feel stronger and healthier this year.  Designed with alternatives for many levels, flexible start times and with an experienced trainer to guide and motivate you!

Drop-in Circuit

6 week TRIAL PERIOD:  September 20 – October 28, 2022
Tuesdays:   1:30-3:30pm
Wednesdays:  4:00-6:00pm
Thursdays:  1:30-3:30pm

Open to EVERYONE with an All-Access Membership or Day Pass!
No pre-registration required- just drop in and start the circuit when the first station is free.
Last participant accepted at 30 minutes prior to end time listed.

Membership and Drop-In Pricing

We have returned to our regular membership fee pricing structure.

Our All Access Pass includes:

– Group Fitness classes. View class schedule here.

*As in previous years, our summer schedule will be released in June and will have a reduced number of classes.
– In-person, hybrid & virtual classes options available.
– For virtual programs, please register at least 72 hrs ahead to receive your Microsoft Teams class link.

Important Information:

*Masks must be worn in common areas, hallways, lockers rooms, etc., but can be removed during physical activity.
*Parking permits are required at all times. Please review the Parking Permit information here.
*No additional discounts on Fitness memberships.


Drop-in Fitness Classes

Non-members can attend a Group Fitness Class by purchasing an MFC Day Pass. Non-members must still set up an account through our online booking system, or drop-in to book your spot in class.

Need assistance? Call 902-457-6420

Book Your Fitness Class

* All MFC participants must create an account to purchase your MFC membership or drop in to a class

Fitness Classes can be booked up to seven days in advance:

Step #1: Sign into your account

Step #2:

  • Select the “Program Registration” button
  • Select “Fitness Classes”
  • Select the fitness class you would like and hit “BOOK”. Please note:
    • Book button: The class is available to book.
    • More button: The class is scheduled for the future but can only be booked 7 days in advance.
    • Closed button:  The class is over.
  • Select the participant.
  • Answer the questions.
  • Select the fee:
    • If you have an active All-Access membership:  Select the “Fitness Class Booking with membership – FREE” option (this should automatically default to the correct fee).
    • If you do not have a membership: Select the “Fitness Class – one class” option.
  • Hit “Next”
  • This will take you to the cart.
    • If you would like to add more classes, select “Continue Shopping”
    • If you would like to check out, select “Place My Order”

Step #3: Thank you!

From this screen, you can:

  • See the class you booked
  • Add to Calendar
  • Print a Registration Confirmation
  • Print a Receipt
  • Book Another Event

Fitness Class Descriptions

Class Descriptions:

Descriptions for 2021 Spring and Summer programs. Not all classes offered in the summer session.


BARRE FITNESS:
A unique class combining ballet-inspired moves with elements of Pilates, dance, yoga & strength training. Classes incorporate standing & mat work using classic dance moves and static stretches. Barre also focuses on high reps of small range movements. Done in bare feet using a chair & minimal equipment. For all skill levels.

BODY BURN:
This total body endurance training class will focus on toning your muscles and raising your heart rate to burn calories. With a combination of motivating music, energetic instruction & simple body weight/resistance band exercises you will LOVE how you feel when class is done.

CORE & MORE:
Abs & back are only the beginning. Core & More
gives you a total body workout! Using balls, foam rollers and more creates a challenging & fun class. With dimmed lights and gentle music both your mind and body will thank you!

HIIT BOX :
Are you looking for a quick & effective total body workout that strengthens the body, mind AND spirit? In this 30 minute class you’ll get awesome cardio, strength & endurance challenges in manageable intervals for all levels to feel successful.

MPowered:
LOW impact. HIGH intensity! This MOUNT signature workout is the perfect way to build bodies, not break them. Using minimal equipment, you will do both strength and cardio intervals for a class experience like NO OTHER! Spark your metabolism and burn calories like a pro.

POWER 45:
Combining full-body strength training moves with high intensity cardio bursts designed to tone muscles, improve your endurance and enhance your overall well-being. Burn more fat/calories in less time! Suitable for all age-groups.

STEP’N PUMP:
Rock your cardio and challenge your brain with basic step aerobics. Then target muscle strength and endurance with safe & effective weight training. Use of dumbbells, stability balls & other resistance tools will make this feel like a total body challenge!

TOTAL BODY 45:
A high intensity interval training (HIIT) class, alternating between short periods of strength and cardio exercises. This class works the whole body and is exciting, fun and quick to do. Increase your fitness level, build lean muscle, burn calories, and increase energy.

TOTAL BODY TONING:
Why? Because getting stronger can make you feel healthier and more confident. Every class will include a variety of muscle groups and equipment such as resistance bands, balls, dumbbells or just body weight. You’ll work up a sweat and burn calories. Suitable for everyone!

TABATA FIT:
Looking for a challenge? Try this total body system workout that incorporates high intensity exercise bouts with short rest intervals. Not recommended for beginners.

YOGA:
A must-do class that combines different Yoga styles and will improve your strength, flexibility, balance and peace of mind. The perfect break in your day to leave you calm and refreshed. Suitable for all levels.