National Health & Fitness Day 2019

Saturday, June 1, 2019 (All day)
Various Locations

On Saturday, June 1, the City of St. John's and community partners NL Kinesiology Association and the Memorial University School of Human Kinetics and Recreation are recognizing and celebrating National Health & Fitness Day. Free events are being offered to encourage everyone from children to seniors to get out and get active - join us at some of these FREE events: 

All Day

Free admission to the walking/running track in the Field House at Memorial University. All ages welcome, indoor shoes required.

9 a.m.

Talk and Run

For ages 16+

Running Room, 9 Rowan Street

“How to Begin a Running Program” 30 minute talk, followed by a mini run (less than 30 mins)

Cycle Fit Class

For ages 18+; government issued identification required.

Ches Penney Family YMCA, 35 Ridge Road

Cycle Fit Class begins at 9:15 a.m.


9 a.m. to noon

PLAY Program at MUN (Physical Literacy for All Youth)

For children up to age 6

School of Human Kinetics and Recreation gymnasium

Conditioning Room Access

For Ages 18+, government issued identification required.

Ches Penney Family YMCA, 35 Ridge Road

10 a.m.

CrossFit Class

For ages 16+

CrossFit 709, 92 Elizabeth Avenue

Try a Community Crossfit class to work on functional fitness

11 a.m.

Women’s Only Beginner Bootcamp Class

For women ages 16+

EmpowHer Fitness, 15 Hebron Way, Suite 202

Step Class

For ages 16+

Field House, Memorial University

The Works is offering a free fitness class for adults

Community Fitness Class

For ages 16+

A Fitness, 207 Lemarchant Road


Foam Rolling Techniques Workshop

For ages 16+

KinesioMassage Therapy & Training, 446 Newfoundland Drive, Suite 210

RSVP required as space is limited – email

A one-hour workshop to improve warm-up, recovery and self-care routine with foam rolling.

Community Spin Class

For ages 16+

bespoke cycle, 65 White Rose Drive

Join bespoke cycle for a high energy spin class

Noon to 2 p.m.

Move It Playground Pop-up

All ages welcome

Kenmount Terrace Community Centre, 85 Messenger Drive

Come and enjoy the playground, ball court and skate park at the City’s newest Community Centre. Join cartoon character mascots for this family-friendly play date. Staff will be on-site with equipment and ideas for active play.

3 p.m.

Everyone Welcome Swim

H.G.R. Mews Community Centre, 40 Mundy Pond Road

All ages welcome. Swim ends at 3:50 p.m.

Community Class

For Ages 14+ (14-15 must be accompanied by legal guardian; 16-17 need signature of legal guardian)

Orangetheory Fitness, 70 White Rose Drive

Join Orangetheory Fitness for a 1-hour, full body workout, focused on training endurance, strength and power using heart rate based interval training. RSVP required as only 24 spaces available for community class – 700-0330 or