The Town of Hay River’s Department of Recreation is responsible for developing, monitoring, and managing a community activity and recreation system which reflects the needs of the residents of Hay River.
The Department of Recreation is committed to providing affordable and accessible recreational programming for all members of the community. We provide various recreational programming for adults, seniors, youths, families, and the community.
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The Town of Hay River Department of Recreation has altered programming to meet the Emerging Wisely guidelines for COVID-19. All programming and services are subject to change at a moment’s notice. The Community Centre has adopted a mask policy, masks must be worn in the building at all times.
THE MULTIPURPOSE ROOM
The Town of Hay River has recently purchased various new fitness equipment to complete our new fitness space in the Multipurpose Room. The Department of Recreation and Community Services will be offering varied instructor-lead fitness programming to meet the needs and interests of the community.
The Town of Hay River is proud to offer a wide range of fitness programs to the community. Our certified instructors provide fun, safe, and effective workouts for all fitness levels and abilities.
The Fitness Schedule is updated every 4-weeks, classes may be moved, added, or removed depending on attendance and interest.
Seniors Walking Club (FREE)
Walking or light jogging on the walking track or on treadmills. Elliptical machines can also be used for anyone who prefers a lower impact exercise. A low impact workout using light weights and body weight will also be provided to anyone who would like to alternate walking/jogging with weighted exercises.
Weight workouts focused on building functional strength led by a certified trainer. With a mix of cardio and weight training and new workouts designed each day, these circuit style classes are created to push your body while always keeping your muscles guessing! Sculpt is suitable for all fitness levels – modifications for exercises are provided and participants are encouraged to work at their own pace with guidance and encouragement.
HIIT workouts are designed using weight training combined with high intensity cardio movements to target and tone different areas of your body – every workout is different and focuses on different areas of your body! These workouts are led by a certified trainer and are suitable for all fitness levels as modifications for exercises are provided and participants are encouraged to work at their own pace with guidance and encouragement. HIIT will boost your cardio fitness, strength, endurance, and stamina!
Mommy bootcamp is a guaranteed great sweat for all fitness levels! This class is designed to be safe, challenging, and modifiable to accommodate any needs. Get a full body strength workout in this interval class that combines cardio training and strength exercises in a super fun and supportive class setting.
Lunch Crunch is a quick and dirty 30–45-minute body weight HIIT + core class. HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training and with Lunch Crunch, that’s exactly what you’ll get! This class is suitable for all fitness levels as all exercise can be modified to accommodate any needs. This class will build cardio fitness while improving your muscular strength and endurance.
Weight workouts focused on building functional strength designed by a certified trainer who will be on site to supervise. With a mix of low impact cardio, weight training and body weight exercises and new workouts designed each day, these interval style classes are designed to improve your overall fitness, endurance, and stamina.
A longer version of our Lunch Spin, Evening Spin offers the same low-impact cardio workout but with an added endurance component. Evening Spin is designed for all fitness levels. The intensity of your ride is under your control, allowing you to work at a pace that is right for your body. Classes focus on drills that build power and endurance on the bike and challenge you with brief, high intensity bursts of cycling.
This total body workout is a great way for older adults to get started with strength training. The exercises are low impact and focus on building total-body strength with an emphasis on improving balance, stability, and flexibility.
Rise & Flow
Start the day off right with a gentle morning yoga practice suitable for all levels.
The Town of Hay River is happy to work with fitness instructors who are interested in running fitness classes. We have a wide variety of fitness equipment and are happy to include different fitness programmings into our schedule.
If you are interested in teaching fitness classes please reach out to the Recreation Programming Supervisor.