Offering some of Halifax’s favourite Group Fitness Classes, including Boot Camp, Barre, Zumba, Yoga and more!


Fitness Classes are included in our All-Access Memberships
Membership information is listed below.

in-person, by phone, or online:  

Create your account, Login and REGISTER here!

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– Need assistance creating your account? Please refer to our FAQ section here.

Spring 2024 Fitness Class Schedule

April 8-June 15, 2024

Book your Fitness Class today!

  • This is a sample schedule, and not an exact schedule of events.
  • The up-to-date schedule of what is being offered in the next two week period can be found in our booking system.
  • Classes can be booked up to 14 days in advance.
  • Having trouble viewing online?  Please call the Mount Fitness Centre to determine if a class is being offered on a particular day:  902-457-6420

View the CURRENT SCHEDULE in our booking system

Note:  Boot Camp begins on Thursday, April 25, 2024

Mount Fitness- Centre spring schedule

View PDF fitness schedule, or click the image above.

Updated: March 26, 2024

Class Descriptions:

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.


Boot Camp:
Don’t miss this new boot camp class blending the best of HIIT and TABATA training. Experience heart-pounding intervals that alternate between high intensity bursts and brief recovery periods, maximizing fat burn and endurance. Whether you’re a seasoned fitness enthusiast or just starting, this dynamic boot camp promises a challenging and exhilarating workout. Join us for a session that will leave you feeling empowered and energized!


Cardio Burn:
30 minutes to sweat and have fun with multiple forms of cardio fitness training that will engage every muscle in the body. All levels welcome. Leave after 30 minutes or stay for part 2: Core & Stretch.


Core & Stretch:
More than just abdominals your core is an integral part of overall strength. This 30 minute workout hits all the right muscles in your core and then stretches everything out so you leave feeling stronger and relaxed.


Core & More:
Abs & back are only the beginning. Core & More gives you a total body workout! Using balls, foam rollers and lots more creates a challenging & fun toning class.


Line Dance:  Looking for a fun, social activity that will also get your heart pumping? Join one of our most popular instructors for line dancing to a variety of music. Learn routines in these styles and more: country, waltz, salsa, and jive. Leave with new routines and a smile on your face! *For all skill levels.


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.


Nap or Stretch:  Do you need a mini technology detox? Or just a break from the stressors of the day?  We can help!  Schedule this 30-minute session into your calendar and learn (or relearn) how to be still, quiet, and tune in to your body. Choose to either follow the guided stretching or, just close your eyes and NAP!


Power & Stability: Ready to get stronger mentally & physically? Build your overall strength and power in this focused but fun workout. Safely develop greater muscle tone & stability with the use of a variety of free weights as well as sandbags, the TRX and bodyweight exercises that use gravity and your own weight as the challenge. Open to all participant levels! *Virtual participants: We recommend you have a large range of weight options at your disposal. Some exercises may not be possible to duplicate outside the studio.


Step & 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!


Strong Nation®:
STRONG Nation® combines body weight, muscle conditioning, cardio and plyometric training moves synced to original music that has been specifically designed to match every single move. In each class you’ll burn calories while toning the whole body. Plyometric or explosive moves like high knees and jumping jacks are interchanged with strength moves like lunges or squats, and kickboxing. A unique and fun workout you don’t want to miss!


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!


Walk it Out:   
Walking, climbing, strengthening and stretching. Led by an instructor. Outdoors on nice days. What else could you possibly need? Make some connections with others who like to walk and improve your general wellbeing. Meet at the gymnasium. Your week will be off to a GREAT start!


Yoga classes:

  • 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.
  • Strength Yoga:  In this challenging and rewarding yoga class you will burn calories and work up a sweat with fast-paced, vinyasa style flows. You can expect: Focus on muscle endurance and strength building alongside breath, poses that target multiple muscles at once providing a solid workout for a variety of muscle groups and improved stamina and focus. Bring a water bottle and towel and be ready to move!


Take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise.

Membership and Day Pass options:

Our membership and day pass options are available for anyone 18+ years of age, and includes access to.  Please bring proof of ID to purchase.

  • Community Memberships click here
  • MSVU Faculty & Staff Membershipsclick here
  • Mount Student Memberships: No additional charge.  These classes are included in your student All-Access Fitness and Facility pass. Click here.
  • Day Pass Fee:  $8.70 + hst, per day.  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. Click here for more information.


Parking Information:
*Parking permits are required at all times. Please review the Parking Permit information here.

Need assistance? Call 902-457-6420

* 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