Fitness and leisure programs

Recreation programs at Gathering Place include a pool room

Our recreation programs are open to everyone with a current membership card and recreation pass. Monthly and annual recreation passes are available at the community centre. A recreation pass provides access to the pool room, games room, and weight room, and martial arts and fitness classes.

Recreation passes cost:

  • $1.00 for a monthly pass
  • $5.00 for an annual pass

Martial arts and fitness classes

We offer scheduled and drop-in martial arts classes. Call or visit the Centre to confirm class schedules. Our typical class schedule includes: 

  • Aikido: This modern form of Japanese martial arts is a form of self defense that combines deflection and offense
  • Judo: This Olympic sport includes techniques such as throws, sparring, arm locks, and pin downs
  • Kundalini yoga: This form of yoga emphasizes breathing and meditation

Recreation program facilities

Pool room

The Gathering Place has two pool tables. The pool room is open when a volunteer is available to monitor the room.

Weight room

Our weight room has both cardio and weight equipment:

  • Rowing machine
  • Treadmill
  • Elliptical trainer
  • Stationary bike
  • Universal weights
  • Free weights
  • Bench press
  • Stand alone equipment

A qualified trainer is available on select days. Visit the centre for more information.


The weight room has women-only times on Tuesdays and Sundays, from 10:00am — 11:00am with a female volunteer.

Games room

Our games room has a ping pong table, card tables, card decks, and board games. There are also three Nintendo Cube stations, two Playstations, and a variety of games.

The games room is open daily from 10:00am — 2:30pm and from 3:30pm — 7:45pm.