Recreation

Adults & Seniors

CNH offers recreation and leisure programs for people of all ages and ability levels. We aim to provide a balance of activities that are inclusive and promote health and quality of life for local residents.

How to register

Online registration is now open through our web portal where participants can register 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

Registration by phone or in-person is available during regular hours at our Main Site and at the CNH Annex. Please call 604-435-0323 for information.

 

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Registration

All programs are offered as drop-ins unless noted otherwise. For additional savings, program passes are available for adult and senior recreation programs.

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Program Descriptions

Learn about the different recreation programs offered at CNH below. For information about current programming, including dates, times and fees, visit our online portal or download our adult or senior recreation flyer.

Adult Programs

Badminton

A CNH favourite, badminton will help sharpen your reflexes and develop your racquet skills! The gym can be divided into four courses so we’ll be playing doubles throughout the program. All skill levels welcome.

Beginners Modern Line Dancing

A program of exercise and enthusiasm where we dance in lines to music without requiring a partner. Modern Line Dance is a combination of multiple dance steps including Salsa, Waltz, Bachata, Hip-Hop supported by contemporary songs. The Intermediate Line Dance Program requires past line dance experience, and is most suitable for young adults to seniors.

Dance Fusion

The easy-to-follow dance-fitness choreography to popular Latin and radio hits in this high-energy dance-fitness fusion class will get your heart pumping and sweat dripping while having a blast. These routines incorporate interval training, atlernating fast and slow rhythm to help improve cardiovascular fitness PLUS using weights with some routines for toning. All ages and levels of fitness are welcome.

Hatha Yoga

Slow your life down and join us for a relaxing yoga class. Increased strength, balance, stamina and body awareness are some benefits you can attain from Hatha Yoga. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing.

Improval Plus Modern Line Dancing

A program of exercise and enthusiasm where we dance in lines to music without requiring a partner. Modern Line Dance is a combination of multiple dance steps including Salsa, Waltz, Bachata, Hip-Hop supported by contemporary songs

Pilates

Pilates is a method that focuses on both lengthening and building strength. The classes focus on breath, strength, mobility, and a strong connection to your body.

It’s suitable for all levels. These classes are based on a trauma-informed, holistic, inclusive approach and, as such, each unique induvial body’s is celebrated.

Soccer

This recreation soccer program is a great way too stay inshape and meet new friends in your community. The program promioses to be popular so register early to ensure your spot. People of all skills level are welcome.

Volleyball

Join us in a social game of volleyball where you can bump, set, and spike to your heart’s content. Join friends and meet new people form your community while enjoying friendly games of volleyball. Players of all skillslevels are welcome

Yoga & Movement Therapy

Experience intelligent, gentle, and compassionate sequencing to access, release, and heal physical tensions, mental stresses, and emotional blockages. Enjoy calming and short meditations while learning to access healing methods through breathing practices. Modalities: Traditional Chinese medicine, Neuroscience, Compassionate Movement and Breath. Kindly bring your yoga mat.

Zumba

A typical Zumba lasts about an hour and incorporates several dance styles, including cumbia, bachata, meringue, salsa, reggaeton, mambo, and belly dance. The Latin music includes both fast and slow rhythms, allowing for a great cardio workout as well as body sculpting exercises. Zumba classes are for ALL ages – no experience necessary. Most songs are pre-choreographed, so the more classes you attend the easier it gets!

Zumba Toning

A typical Zumba lasts about an hour and incorporates several dance styles, including cumbia, bachata, meringue, salsa, reggaeton, mambo, and belly dance. The Latin music includes both fast and slow rhythms, allowing for a great cardio workout as well as body sculpting exercises. Zumba classes are for ALL ages – no experience necessary. Most songs are pre-choreographed, so the more classes you attend the easier it gets!

Senior Programs

For adults and seniors aged 55+.

24 Forms Tai Chi

Integrate mind, body and qi (energy) – keep blood and energy circulation smooth in the entire body to prevent disease.

32 Forms Tai Chi Sword

Tai Chi Sword is a weaponry form of Tai Chi Chuan, in which the sword is considered an extension of the body. The integration helps to direct body energy through the sword and bring about movements that are smooth and graceful.
32 Form is a simplied form derived fromthe traditional Yangstyle.

Participants must buy their own swords.

42 Forms Tai Chi

42 Tai Chi is a condensed version of the 48-Form Tai Chi, embracing four major styles namely Chen, Yang, Wu, and Sun, as the official competition routine for international tournaments. This form enhances body balance, relaxation, concentration and nurtures good health.

42 Forms Tai Chi Sword

Tai Chi Sword is a weaponry form of Tai Chi Chuan, in which the sword is considered an extension of the body. The integration helps to direct body energy through the sword and bring about movements that are smooth and graceful. 42 Form is a standard routine for international competition, bombining the Yang, Chen,and Sun styles.

Badminton

Bring your own rackets and burdies. NO instruction provided.

Chinese Classical Dance

This class introduces you to all aspects of Chinese Classical Dance, including the unique dance moves, music and apparel from various ethnical Chinese groups. Some basic dance experience is required.

Full Body Conditioning

Improve your muscle strengthand endurance using light resistance equipment.Work your heart with gente cardio and enjoy relaxing stretches. Please bring your own resistance band and other equipment needed.

Fashion Modelling & Dancing

Aging gracefully with the modelling and dancing exercise. This is a combination of simplified runway walk, ballet and Chinese classical dance. In the class, participants will do some warm-up first, and then learn some body shaping movements step by step led by the instructor. At the end of the class, participants will practice the moves with the music. This training is aimed to help older adults build up healthy standing and walking posture, develop body coordination with the music and rhythm and showcase the beauty and elegance inside out.

Gentle Chair Yoga

Enjoy safe, slow-moving exercises for increased joint range of motion, relaxation and improved stamina and muscular strength. Suitable for people with all forms of arthritis and various levels of ability.

Kundalini Yoga

Drop-in and relax, renew, and rejuvenate through breathing, exercises, stretching and meditation.

Qigong

Also known as Baduanjin Qigong, this gentle program uses callisthenics, stretching, and breathing exercises to increase circulation of vital energy (Qi) to maintain good health and fight disease. This exercise is particularly suitable for those who find Tai Chi complicated and physically demanding.

Walking Club

Get some exercise and meet new people. Dress for the weather and bring an umbrella. See the schedule, which is available at the front desk. Meet in front of the CNH Lobby

Zumba Gold

Combines catchy Latin tunes with choreography for an aerobic workout that feels like dance party. It is accessible for beginners, seniors or others needing modification in their exercise routines.