Sport and Fitness

Pickleball (Adult)

Pickleball is a unique paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. It is a low impact sport that can be played at any pace.

Recreational Pickleball: This is a recreational program that will run 5 days a week (Monday-Friday) Sept. 10th to Dec. 21st, 2018; 1:30 to 3:30 pm. This program is for players who have some experience with the game and feel comfortable with their ability to play. Players can reserve a spot each day by calling the Centre after 9:00 am (call after 9 am Monday for Monday afternoon, after 9 am Tuesday for Tuesday afternoon, etc.).
Court is limited to 12 players. Once the 12 spots have been filled the court will be closed to others. This program is for participants to get together with others to enjoy a fun afternoon of Pickleball. Drop-In Fee is $3.00 or a punch cards for 10 visits are available for $20.00.  Age: Adult 
 Beginner Pickleball This is an instructional program for first time players as well as someone who is a novice and requires more instruction on the rules/and requires more instruction on the rules/and more confidence and experience with the game. The program will run for 4 weeks Sept 26-Oct 26th, 2018 (Wednesdays and Fridays) from 12:30-1:30 pm. Group size will be limited to eight. Please call 902-463-9276 to put your name on the list.The program will be facilitated by an experienced Pickleball player. Drop-in fee$3.00

Tai Chi for Health           

Dr. Paul Lam developed the Tai Chi for Health program which has been shown by medical studies to improve health &wellness. Although this particular program was designed to benefit people living with arthritis, it offers health benefits for everyone. Improve your balance, posture, muscle strength & flexibility while having fun in a small group setting. 

Instructor:  June Trenholm
Starts: Monday Oct 15-Dec 3, 2018
Cost:  $55.00 (8 weeks)
Time: 6:30-7:30 pm
Ages: Adult

 Introduction to Yoga  
Gentle Beginner Yoga - explore the practice of yoga in a way specially designed for beginners of all shapes and sizes in a welcoming atmosphere. Please bring a yoga mat, water bottles, blanket, and yoga blocks (if you have them). 
Instructor: Deborah Skilliter
Starts:  Sunday Oct 14- Dec 16, 2018  no class Nov 11 and Nov 25
Time: 6:30-7:30 pm
Cost:  $65.00 (8 weeks)
Ages:  16+

 Bellyfit is a holistic experience for women that is inspired by Belly Dance, African Dance,Bhangara, Bollywood dance styles. Combined with yoga, pilates, and strenght training equipment. This class is a safe, fun, and effective fullbody workout for exercisers of all fitness levels. Please wear your favourite athletic shoes and workout clothes bring  water and a  yoga mat.

 Instructor:  Stephanie Nairn
 Starts:  Thursday Oct 25-Dec 13, 2018
 Time:  6:30-7:30 pm
 Cost:  $55.00 (8 weeks) 
 Ages:  16+



LeBARRE is a blend of traditional ballet practice, strength, training and pilates. In LeBarre you will work at your own barre to build strength, agility, and endurance, with an emphasis on lower body exercises. Squat, lunge, pile and curtsy your way to a strong base.  LeBARRE is a barefoot fitness class-be prepared to work in your bare feet or grippy "yoga" socks class.  Please bring a water bottle and a yoga mat.
 Instructor:  Kaycie Lane
 Starts: Tuesday Oct 9 - Nov 27, 2018
 Time:  8:00-9:00 pm
 Cost:  $55.00 (8 weeks) 
 Ages:  16+
Bellyfit Sage

Bellyfit Sage comes the creators of Bellyfit. Bellyfit Sage is a highly specialized, inspiring class designed for mature women who are seeking a gentler, more customized form of movement that honours their sensuality, their strength and their varied levels of ability - without sacrificing the fun factor or the fabulous workout. Expect all the signature elements that Bellyfit offers, including Cultural Dance and fitness inspired moves + chair enhanced Yoga and strength training. You will leave feeling more balanced, more flexible, energized and stronger to the core! Please wear your favourite athletic shoes and workout clothes and bring water.

 Instructor:  Margaret Lee
 Starts:  Monday Oct 15 - Dec 3, 2018
 Time:  6:30-7:30 pm
 Cost:  $55.00 (8 weeks) 
 Ages:  Adult 
 Top Hats and Roses 50+ Fitness 
Looking for a great fitness program for seniors? This program is low impact in nature and an excellent venue for those who have a balance or coordination issue. There are specific exercises for anyone suffering from arthritis. Various types of equipment are used and provided such as: tubing, balls and weights. Chairs will be provided for participants who find it difficult for some types of floor exercises to ensure they still benefit from the exercise. Every class ends with stretching, flexibility and relaxation exercises for the entire body. Exercise is done to music from the 50's to 80's! Fun is had by all and everyone is welcome. A schedule of the program is provided. Program runs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Drop-in fee $5.00 or a punch card for 10 classes for $40.00.


Instructor:  Margo Butler

Dates: Sept 5 - Dec 21, 2018


Nia Dance 
 Nia (Neuromuscular Integrative Action) combines natural movements from three dance arts (Modern, Jazz, Duncan), three martial arts (Aikido, Tai Chi, Taekwondo) and three healing arts (Yoga, Feldenkrais, Alexander technique). It is a holistic barefoot movement practice that is guided by 'sensing inward' and 'feeling good'. Nia can help improve flexibility, mobility, agility, strength, and stability as well as encourage posture, grace, balance, co-ordination, cardiovascular and cognitive function, and self-confidence.


Instructor:  Margaret MacDonald

Starts: Sunday Oct 14-Dec 9, 2018  no class Nov 11

Time:  6:30-7:45 pm

Costs: $65.00 (8 weeks)

Ages: 16+


Body Sculpt and Burn Boot Camp     

What a Fall this will be! 

4 Laws for Your Success-

1. Law of Possession - it's up to you.

2.Law of Effort -anything worth achieving is worth working for.

3. Law of consistency-8 weeks gets you started...think/plan long term.

4. Law of self-efficacy-Believe you can do it. Results Momentum

Instructor:  Anne Campbell

Dates Tuesday  Oct 9 - Nov 27, 2018   

Cost: $80.00 (8 weeks)

Time: 9:00-10:00 am

Age: 18+

For details call Anne (Owner of Dartmouth Adventure Boot Camp for 13 years)  902-266-6338

Stott Pilates
Ground yourself in the essentials of STOTT PILATES, mastering proper technique to reap the benefits of group classes. The next step for beginners, this class is also suitable for those who've been inactive or coming off of an injury or need to improve posture. This series helps participants develop true core strength and stability while heightening mind-body awareness. Props add variety and build familiarity for more challenging classes.

Instructor:  Anne Campbell

Dates: Wednesday Oct 10 - Nov 28, 2018   Time: 9:00-10:00am

Costs: $65.00 (8 weeks)

Ages: 16+

Dates: Thursday Oct 11 - Nov 29,2018   Time: 6:30-7:30 pm

Costs: $65.00 (8 weeks)

Ages: 16+


This class is a drumming cardio-based workout that combines the sweaty fun of playing the drums with strength training in disguise for a one of a kind group fitness experience. No experience is required; just come ready to rockInstructor Kaycie Lane

Dates: Wednesday Oct 10 - Dec 5, 2018   Time: 6:00-7:00 pm

Costs: $65.00 (8 weeks)

Ages: 16+ 


Dates: Saturday Oct 13 - Dec 8, 2018  Time: 9:00-10:00 am

Costs: $65.00 (8 weeks)

Ages: 16+ 


North Woodside Community Centre
230 Pleasant Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
B2Y 3R8

Phone: (902) 463-9276
Fax: (902) 463-1488

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