Fitness | City Of St. John's



Aquatic Fitness Instructor Workshop - click here to register.
Friday, Sept. 28 (6-10pm), Saturday, Sept. 29 (9am-5pm) and Sunday, Sept. 30 (9am-5pm)
Focuses on how to develop and lead shallow and deep water fitness classes, and successful completion is required to instruct these sessions in City pools.
Topics covered include basic human anatomy and physiology, nutrition, aquatic exercise design and safety, principles of aquatic training and more.

The City of St. John's offers a wide range of fitness opportunities for people who are looking to live a healthy, active lifestyle. Drop in and registered programs are offered by qualified instructors. 

Fitness Schedule Summer 2018

H.G.R. Mews Community Centre Pool and Gym will be closed for annual maintenance from September 1 to September 29, 2018

PRCC Fitness Schedule Fall 2018

Fitness Fees

Age Drop In 10 pass 20 pass 30 pass
Youth 3 - 18 & Seniors 65+ $4 $35 $60 $75
Adult 19+ $5 $45 $80 $105
(H.G.R. Mews Community Centre only)
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If you are interested in becoming a fitness instructor, please email
For information on each course, whether it is for registration or drop in, click on the course name.

Course Name Description
Beginner Yoga This class is recommended for the beginning student of any age and fitness level. Learn a solid foundation of yoga poses plus the awareness to develop and informed, safe and precise yoga practice.
Intermediate Yoga Our Instructor teaches participants how to improve upon the postures learned in beginner yoga and in addition, learn more challenging postures. Beginner Yoga experience is required.
Power Yoga Power Yoga is a challenging and vigourous class that builds strength and flexibility through a series of inter-linking and challenging movements. This class is designed for participants with several years of intermediate yoga practice behind them.
Mixed Yoga This class is designed for beginners and intermediates to work side by side practising solid fundamentals to increase strength, flexibility and endurance. Modifications will be introduced allowing beginners to work at their own level. 
Relaxation Yoga A comprehensive Yoga class that includes both Meditative Hatha & Yin Yoga.  Learn & pratice skills that can help deal with stress as you improve your engery, strength, flexibility & for many - a better nights sleep!  Suitable for both beginners & those with prior yoga experience.  You will need to bring a yoga mat & blanket. Instructor Rita Lester CYT.
Yin Yoga Yin Yoga is a quiet, introspective practice, which seeks to improve flexibility and circulation in the joints by applying moderate stress to the connective tissues (ligaments, tendons and fascia), mainly in the mid to lower body. Yin practice is suitable for all levels and does not require previous yoga experience.
Shallow Water Fitness Low impact fitness class in the shallow end of the pool.
Deep Water Fitness No impact fitness in the deep end of the pool. Suitable for all swim levels as floation belts are used.
Body Bar Fitness Strength training using weighted bars, hand weights and stability balls for a well-rounded workout.
Adults in Motion Strength training with low impact. A good choice for those looking to get active.
Zumba The Zumba program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a one of a kind fitness program that will get you moving.