Fitness

Exercise benefits your mind, body and soul. Whether you’re a high performance athlete in training, a gym beginner unsure of all of the machines or simply wanting to lead an active, healthy lifestyle, the MacDonald Island Park amenities and professional staff will help you to achieve your health and wellness goals.

MacDonald Island Park is home to a large fitness centre including free weights, cardio machines and weight machines, a running track with workout pockets and basic workout materials and a new high performance training centre. We also provide personal training services and a wide range of fitness and HPTC classes and programs.

Fitness Drop-In Calendar 

Adult Programs

  • Fitness Classes

    • Morning Pump Up! Jan 08 to Mar 26 06:00 AM-07:00 AM Available
      The weekend is over so shake a leg and start your week right with our early morning pump up class! The name says it all, we’re going to get your heart rate jumpin’, sweat drippin’ and muscles pumpin’ in this 1-hour bootcamp! We’ll be sure to keep it interesting with different circuit styles, moving your body through high and lower intensity intervals and all the belly burners you can wrap your head around!
      4000703
      Tue from Jan 08 to Mar 26 (12 Sessions)
      06:00 AM-07:00 AM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • Spinsanity Jan 09 to Mar 27 06:00 PM-07:00 PM Available
      Join us for this fun and super energetic spin class! One of our great instructors will take you through rolling hills, steep pikes and muddy terrain, all in the form of spin drills! You will improve your lower body strength and stamina, not to mention your body composition! More muscle, less fat, and a lot of fun in a great group setting - who wouldn’t want those results?
      4000706
      Wed from Jan 09 to Mar 27 (12 Sessions)
      06:00 PM-07:00 PM
      Running Track - Pocket A - Spin
    • Tabata Bootcamp Jan 12 to Mar 30 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Available
      This style of high intensity interval training will include hitting all major muscle groups, spiking that heart rate, increasing endurance, challenging you to reach that full potential! Using short 20 second intervals with 10 second breaks, we repeat the cycle 8 times to ensure a quick, effective workout, guaranteed to leave you sweaty and with a sense of accomplishment!
      4000708
      Sat from Jan 12 to Mar 30 (12 Sessions)
      11:00 AM-12:00 PM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • BabyFIT Bootcamp Jan 09 to Mar 27 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Available
      This baby friendly class allows moms to get a great workout and attend to baby's needs at any time. We combine strength training exercises, cardio intervals, bootcamp training and power walking into an energizing and fun workout. Don't be frightened off by the "bootcamp" name - our programs are adjustable to meet your needs. Each class provides a full body workout as well as postnatal specific core work and flexibility. This is a fantastic opportunity to connect with other new moms in the community. We strive to provide a supportive atmosphere for all moms. For moms with babies under 18-months of age. Drop-Ins welcome.
      4000702
      Wed from Jan 09 to Mar 27 (12 Sessions)
      10:00 AM-11:00 AM
      Running Track - Pocket C - Conditioning
    • Cardio Kickstart Jan 10 to Mar 28 06:00 AM-07:00 AM Available
      Rise and shine its workout time! Start your day off on the right side of the bed, with this not so bright but certainly early training routine. Our instructors will help you wake up, prepping both your mind and your body for the labors of the day! You can expect a fully developed mixture of weight training, cardio circuits, bodyweight burnouts, and countless other efforts that will leave you set for the day ahead of you!
      4000707
      Thu from Jan 10 to Mar 28 (12 Sessions)
      06:00 AM-07:00 AM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • Raw Strength Jan 10 to Mar 28 06:00 PM-07:00 PM Available
      No more excuses, it’s time to pick up some weight! This class is designed to make you stronger, faster and more explosive! We’ll take you through all the big movements, ensure that you are executing them flawlessly and then load it up to keep your muscles working at their hardest! Through effective accessory work we will help you maximize your body’s potential and pass any barriers you may be facing in the weight room.
      4000709
      Thu from Jan 10 to Mar 28 (12 Sessions)
      06:00 PM-07:00 PM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • BabyFIT Bootcamp Jan 07 to Mar 25 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Available
      This baby friendly class allows moms to get a great workout and attend to baby's needs at any time. We combine strength training exercises, cardio intervals, bootcamp training and power walking into an energizing and fun workout. Don't be frightened off by the "bootcamp" name - our programs are adjustable to meet your needs. Each class provides a full body workout as well as postnatal specific core work and flexibility. This is a fantastic opportunity to connect with other new moms in the community. We strive to provide a supportive atmosphere for all moms. For moms with babies under 18-months of age. Drop-Ins welcome.
      4000701
      Mon from Jan 07 to Mar 25 (11 Sessions)
      10:00 AM-11:00 AM
      Running Track - Pocket C - Conditioning
    • Mind & Mobility Jan 12 to Mar 30 12:15 PM-01:15 PM Available
      This is your chance to slow down life, focus on respecting your body and make amends for the stress you put it through on a day-to-day bases. This is a regenerative training program that focuses on repair, through trigger point, dynamic & static stretching, band distractions/manipulations and proper breathing patterns. It is the perfect opportunity to relax and compliments our other programs and classes.
      4000711
      Sat from Jan 12 to Mar 30 (12 Sessions)
      12:15 PM-01:15 PM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • Island Body Blast Apr 03 to Jun 19 12:00 PM-12:45 PM Available
      Island Body Blast is a private, women-only fitness class permitting our female participants to work out in a safe, enclosed environment, giving you the ability to be fully comfortable while doing so.
      Our main focus is to incorporate a healthy lifestyle approach with a total body training class. Certified trainers will develop various circuits, including bodyweight training, to get you the best results possible in a short amount of time. Using a variety of training techniques, ladies will walk away from this class with new level of confidence in their physical abilities.
      7000550
      Wed from Apr 03 to Jun 19 (11 Sessions)
      12:00 PM-12:45 PM
      Fitness Studio
    • Island HIIT Apr 02 to Jun 20 06:00 AM-07:00 AM Available
      HIIT is the place to be if you want to turn off your brain and experience great results. This circuit style class allows for short bursts of effort, combined with periods of rest to maximize your workout. HIIT is the ultimate calorie burning class!
      7000548
      Tue, Thu from Apr 02 to Jun 20 (24 Sessions)
      06:00 AM-07:00 AM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • Mind & Mobility Apr 06 to Jun 22 12:00 PM-12:45 PM Available
      This is your chance to slow down life, focus on respecting your body and make amends for the stress you put it through on a day-to-day bases. This is a regenerative training program that focuses on repair and recovery, through trigger point, dynamic & static stretching, band distractions/manipulations and proper breathing patterns. It is the perfect opportunity to relax and complements our other programs and classes.

      Register for any Program and receive this class complimentary!
      7000553
      Sat from Apr 06 to Jun 22 (12 Sessions)
      12:00 PM-12:45 PM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • Island Pump up! Apr 02 to Jun 20 12:00 PM-12:45 PM Available
      This 45 min, lunch class is quick and challenging to keep you working towards your fitness and lifestyle goals! Do you want to burn calories and strengthen all the major muscles in your body? This class is just for you! Be prepared for a full body pump using the best tools in the industry from Kettlebells to TRX, Row Ergs to dumbbells and everything in between.
      7000549
      Tue, Thu from Apr 02 to Jun 20 (24 Sessions)
      12:00 PM-12:45 PM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • Island Flex Apr 03 to Jun 19 06:00 PM-07:00 PM Available
      It’s time to pick up some weights! This class is designed to make you stronger, and build lean muscles. Through traditional strength and bodyweight training, we will target all muscle groups, big and small. Certified Trainers will challenge you to push through a variety of intervals and resistance circuits, helping you break through barriers you may be facing in the weight room!
      7000552
      Wed from Apr 03 to Jun 19 (12 Sessions)
      06:00 PM-07:00 PM
      Running Track - Pocket C - Conditioning
    • Island HIIT Apr 06 to Jun 22 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Available
      HIIT is the place to be if you want to turn off your brain and experience great results. This circuit style class allows for short bursts of effort, combined with periods of rest to maximize your workout. HIIT is the ultimate calorie burning class!
      7000671
      Sat from Apr 06 to Jun 22 (12 Sessions)
      11:00 AM-12:00 PM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • Island Bootcamp Apr 02 to Jun 20 05:00 AM-06:00 AM Available
      Our instructors will wake you up on the right side of the bed, helping prep both your mind and your body for the labours of the day to come! You can expect a fully balanced mixture of weight training, cardio circuits, body weight burnouts, and countless other efforts that will leave you energized and refreshed.
      7000547
      Tue, Thu from Apr 02 to Jun 20 (24 Sessions)
      05:00 AM-06:00 AM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • Island Flex Apr 02 to Jun 18 06:00 PM-07:00 PM Available
      It’s time to pick up some weights! This class is designed to make you stronger, and build lean muscles. Through traditional strength and bodyweight training, we will target all muscle groups, big and small. Certified Trainers will challenge you to push through a variety of intervals and resistance circuits, helping you break through barriers you may be facing in the weight room!
      7000551
      Tue from Apr 02 to Jun 18 (12 Sessions)
      06:00 PM-07:00 PM
      Running Track - Pocket C - Conditioning
    • BabyFIT Bootcamp Apr 01 to Jun 19 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Available
      This baby friendly class allows moms to achieve a great workout while being able to tend to baby's needs at any time. We combine strength training, cardio drills, post-natal specific core work and flexibility for a fun, energizing, total body workout. . . This is a fantastic opportunity to connect with other new moms in the community. We strive to provide a supportive atmosphere for all moms. For moms with babies under 18-months of age.
      7000546
      Mon, Wed from Apr 01 to Jun 19 (23 Sessions)
      10:00 AM-11:00 AM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • BabyFIT Bootcamp Jul 03 to Aug 21 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Available
      This baby friendly class allows moms to achieve a great workout while being able to tend to baby's needs at any time. We combine strength training, cardio drills, post-natal specific core work and flexibility for a fun, energizing, total body workout. . . This is a fantastic opportunity to connect with other new moms in the community. We strive to provide a supportive atmosphere for all moms. For moms with babies under 18-months of age.
      7000558
      Wed, Mon from Jul 03 to Aug 21 (14 Sessions)
      10:00 AM-11:00 AM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • Island Flex Jul 03 to Aug 21 06:00 PM-07:00 PM Available
      It’s time to pick up some weights! This class is designed to make you stronger, and build lean muscles. Through traditional strength and bodyweight training, we will target all muscle groups, big and small. Certified Trainers will challenge you to push through a variety of intervals and resistance circuits, helping you break through barriers you may be facing in the weight room!
      7000563
      Wed from Jul 03 to Aug 21 (8 Sessions)
      06:00 PM-07:00 PM
      Running Track - Pocket C - Conditioning
    • Island Pump up! Jul 02 to Aug 22 12:00 PM-12:45 PM Available
      This 45 min, lunch class is quick and challenging to keep you working towards your fitness and lifestyle goals! Do you want to burn calories and strengthen all the major muscles in your body? This class is just for you! Be prepared for a full body pump using the best tools in the industry from Kettlebells to TRX, Row Ergs to dumbbells and everything in between.
      7000561
      Tue, Thu from Jul 02 to Aug 22 (16 Sessions)
      12:00 PM-12:45 PM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • Island HIIT Jul 06 to Aug 24 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Available
      HIIT is the place to be if you want to turn off your brain and experience great results. This circuit style class allows for short bursts of effort, combined with periods of rest to maximize your workout. HIIT is the ultimate calorie burning class!
      7000672
      Sat from Jul 06 to Aug 24 (8 Sessions)
      11:00 AM-12:00 PM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • Mind & Mobility Jul 06 to Aug 24 12:00 PM-12:45 PM Available
      This is your chance to slow down life, focus on respecting your body and make amends for the stress you put it through on a day-to-day bases. This is a regenerative training program that focuses on repair and recovery, through trigger point, dynamic & static stretching, band distractions/manipulations and proper breathing patterns. It is the perfect opportunity to relax and complements our other programs and classes.

      Register for any Program and receive this class complimentary!
      7000564
      Sat from Jul 06 to Aug 24 (8 Sessions)
      12:00 PM-12:45 PM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • Island Flex Jul 02 to Aug 20 06:00 PM-07:00 PM Available
      It’s time to pick up some weights! This class is designed to make you stronger, and build lean muscles. Through traditional strength and bodyweight training, we will target all muscle groups, big and small. Certified Trainers will challenge you to push through a variety of intervals and resistance circuits, helping you break through barriers you may be facing in the weight room!
      7000562
      Tue from Jul 02 to Aug 20 (8 Sessions)
      06:00 PM-07:00 PM
      Running Track - Pocket C - Conditioning
    • Island HIIT Jul 02 to Aug 22 06:00 AM-07:00 AM Available
      HIIT is the place to be if you want to turn off your brain and experience great results. This circuit style class allows for short bursts of effort, combined with periods of rest to maximize your workout. HIIT is the ultimate calorie burning class!
      7000560
      Tue, Thu from Jul 02 to Aug 22 (16 Sessions)
      06:00 AM-07:00 AM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • Island Bootcamp Jul 02 to Aug 22 05:00 AM-06:00 AM Available
      Our instructors will wake you up on the right side of the bed, helping prep both your mind and your body for the labours of the day to come! You can expect a fully balanced mixture of weight training, cardio circuits, body weight burnouts, and countless other efforts that will leave you energized and refreshed.
      7000559
      Tue, Thu from Jul 02 to Aug 22 (16 Sessions)
      05:00 AM-06:00 AM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
  • Fitness Programs

    • Island Warrior Jan 07 to Mar 29 07:00 PM-08:00 PM Unavailable
      For the more advanced athlete, this program puts a larger emphasis on explosive movements, training your body to develop more power, anaerobic endurance and efficient muscle mind coordination. While all training elements are incorporated into the program, we will achieve our result through plyometrics, heavier weight training, complex movement patterns, high intensity endurance regimes and developing a strong connection between your glutes, trunk and scapula. Whether your goal is to lose weight, lean out, lift heavy, or be faster, when you put the effort in this program will provide the results you’re looking for!
      4000700
      Mon, Wed, Fri from Jan 07 to Mar 29 (35 Sessions)
      07:00 PM-08:00 PM
      Running Track - Pocket C - Conditioning
    • HPTC Winter Season Open Gym Jan 07 to Mar 29 05:00 PM-08:30 PM Available
      Our HPTC Winter Season Open Gym gives you the option
      of utilizing the High Performance Training Centre (HPTC)
      space on your own. You will be able to access the different
      pieces of equipment the space has to offer, including the
      Olympic lifting platform, multiple squat racks, tire flipping,
      climbing rope, rogue rig, rowers, assault bikes and much
      more! HPTC Winter Season Open Gym is available during
      the peak times of the Fitness Centre 3 times per week
      from 5pm to 8:30pm. No more waiting for the racks!
      Drop-Ins can be purchased at all Guest Services and
      Fitness Desk locations.
      4000712
      Mon, Wed, Fri from Jan 07 to Mar 29 (35 Sessions)
      05:00 PM-08:30 PM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • New Year New You Jan 07 to Mar 28 06:00 PM-07:00 PM Unavailable
      The Holiday season is gone! It’s time to work off turkey
      dinner and get back into that better body that you've been
      talking about for the past three-years of resolutions.

      New Year New You is designed for the beginner to
      intermediate athlete, one of our personal trainers will
      lead you to success by not only burning off the extra
      layer but also teaches effective training habits that you
      can use for the rest of your life. This program will progress
      you through the basics into a fitter more functional frame
      with methods that include total body workouts, circuits,
      weight training, aerobic and anaerobic conditioning.
      You will be experiencing it all in this three-month program
      that teaches your body to move as one and how to be
      the fit and effective version of yourself.

      Bonus! This program includes a 'class pass', allowing
      you not only to attend the New Year New You training
      sessions, but also giving you the flexibility to attend
      other classes at MacDonald Island Park that fit into
      your schedule. Try a new-to-you class or drop-in
      to an old favorite, there is something for everyone.
      4000699
      Mon, Thu from Jan 07 to Mar 28 (23 Sessions)
      06:00 PM-07:00 PM
      Running Track - Pocket C - Conditioning
    • Island Warrior Apr 01 to Jun 20 07:00 PM-08:00 PM Available
      This program puts a larger emphasis on explosive movements, training your body to develop more power, endurance and efficient muscle mind coordination.
      With a variety of training elements incorporated into this program, results will be achieved through plyometric drills, heavy weight training, complex movement patterns, and high intensity endurance regimes. Whether your goal is to lose weight, lean out, lift heavy, or be faster,, this program will provide the results you’re looking for! Beginner warriors are always welcome to challenge themselves in this program as our Personal Trainers can modify exercises to any level!
      Program registrants receive complimentary access to Mind & Mobility class Saturdays at 12pm.
      7000545
      Mon, Tue, Thu from Apr 01 to Jun 20 (35 Sessions)
      07:00 PM-08:00 PM
      Running Track - Pocket C - Conditioning
    • HPTC Spring Season Open Gym Apr 03 to Jun 29 03:00 PM-09:00 PM Available
      Our HPTC Open Gym season pass gives you the opportunity to utilize our state of the art High Performance Training Centre (HPTC) located in Shell Place. This exclusive area offers something for everyone, housing multiple squat racks, an Olympic lifting platform, assault bikes, Prowler sleds, rope climbs and much more. The HPTC allows you to get the most out your training, or challenges you with something new!

      Join us for a Workout of the Day Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 5:30pm where you can try a different and dynamic program in a group environment. This is a great way for participants to get an effective workout, learn how to utilize the space and become familiar with the equipment.
      HPTC Open Gym registrants receive complimentary access to Mind & Mobility class Saturdays at 12pm
      7000554
      Wed, Fri, Sat, Mon from Apr 03 to Jun 29 (49 Sessions)
      03:00 PM-09:00 PM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • Island Fitness Apr 01 to Jun 20 06:00 PM-07:00 PM Available
      Our Island Fitness program caters to participants who are brand new to the gym, or for people who want to learn how to take their workouts to the next level using a variety of equipment and bodyweight exercises. Our certified Personal Trainers are able to increase intensity for those looking for a more challenge!
      Our Island Trainer will show you the ins and outs of lifting, conditioning, and overall fitness, taking you through a variety of exercises and movement patterns, cardio training methods, and incorporating injury prevention through proper stretching and mobility drills.
      This 2 day per week program will give you the tools you need to help you achieve all of your lifestyle goals while pushing you to work hard and have fun!
      Program registrants receive complimentary access to Mind & Mobility class Saturdays at 12pm
      7000528
      Mon, Thu from Apr 01 to Jun 20 (23 Sessions)
      06:00 PM-07:00 PM
      Running Track - Pocket C - Conditioning
    • HPTC Summer Season Open Gym Jul 03 to Sep 30 03:00 PM-08:30 PM Available
      Our HPTC Open Gym season pass gives you the opportunity to utilize our state of the art High Performance Training Centre (HPTC) located in Shell Place. This exclusive area offers something for everyone, housing multiple squat racks, an Olympic lifting platform, assault bikes, Prowler sleds, rope climbs and much more. The HPTC allows you to get the most out your training, or challenges you with something new!

      Join us for a Workout of the Day Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 5:30pm where you can try a different and dynamic program in a group environment. This is a great way for participants to get an effective workout, learn how to utilize the space and become familiar with the equipment.
      HPTC Open Gym registrants receive complimentary access to Mind & Mobility class Saturdays at 12pm
      7000555
      Wed, Fri, Sat, Mon, Sun from Jul 03 to Sep 30 (51 Sessions)
      03:00 PM-08:30 PM
      2nd Floor - Indoor High Performance Area
    • Island Fitness Jul 04 to Aug 22 06:00 PM-07:00 PM Available
      Our Island Fitness program caters to participants who are brand new to the gym, or for people who want to learn how to take their workouts to the next level using a variety of equipment and bodyweight exercises. Our certified Personal Trainers are able to increase intensity for those looking for a more challenge!
      Our Island Trainer will show you the ins and outs of lifting, conditioning, and overall fitness, taking you through a variety of exercises and movement patterns, cardio training methods, and incorporating injury prevention through proper stretching and mobility drills.
      This 2 day per week program will give you the tools you need to help you achieve all of your lifestyle goals while pushing you to work hard and have fun!
      program registrants receive complimentary access to Mind & Mobility class Saturdays at 12pm
      7000556
      Thu, Mon from Jul 04 to Aug 22 (14 Sessions)
      06:00 PM-07:00 PM
      Running Track - Pocket C - Conditioning
    • Island Warrior Jul 02 to Aug 22 07:00 PM-08:00 PM Available
      This program puts a larger emphasis on explosive movements, training your body to develop more power, endurance and efficient muscle mind coordination.
      With a variety of training elements incorporated into this program, results will be achieved through plyometric drills, heavy weight training, complex movement patterns, and high intensity endurance regimes. Whether your goal is to lose weight, lean out, lift heavy, or be faster,, this program will provide the results you’re looking for! Beginner warriors are always welcome to challenge themselves in this program as our Personal Trainers can modify exercises to any level!
      Program registrants receive complimentary access to Mind & Mobility class Saturdays at 12pm.
      7000557
      Tue, Thu, Mon from Jul 02 to Aug 22 (22 Sessions)
      07:00 PM-08:00 PM
      Running Track - Pocket C - Conditioning