Free fitness centre consultations

COVID-19 restart: fitness centres

September 13, 2021: Proof of vaccination is required to participate in some programs and events. Entry into recreation centres does not require proof of vaccination, but will be required for some programs and activities. Come prepared with your official proof of vaccination and government-issued photo ID.

Learn about venues, programs, and events that require proof of vaccination (46 KB)


September 7, 2021: Online registration for fitness sessions will not be required. Patrons may drop in on a first-come, first-serve basis.

To accommodate essential cleaning closures, fitness participants will be required to exit the change rooms. Cleaning schedules will vary by site and can be checked on individual facility pages.

Find a fitness centre near you

Most fitness centres are open. We’re working with community centre associations to reopen the remaining fitness centres.

Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces for those 12 years and older, even if you are vaccinated. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided at the front desk.

Work with a certified trainer at your neighbourhood fitness centre. 

If you're new to fitness or need a change in your routine, book a free fitness consultation at any fitness centre operated by the Vancouver Park Board (listed below).

For consultations at fitness centres operated by Community Centre Associations, contact those centres directly.  

 You must be 13 years and older to use Park Board-operated fitness centres.

Book a free fitness centre consultation

The consultation includes up to three free sessions with our highly-trained fitness centre staff. Regular fitness centre admission fees apply.

  • Session 1: Learn how to use the equipment, get a personalized fitness program, and receive a card to track your progress.
  • Session 2: Get your exercise technique monitored and your fitness program questions answered.
  • Session 3: Receive additional support or motivation that you may need.

Fitness centre programmers

Fitness Centre Programmer Email
Kitsilano, Champlain Heights Casey Lefler casey.lefler@vancouver.ca
Trout Lake, Renfrew, Vancouver Aquatic Centre  Steve Tautscher  steven.tautscher@vancouver.ca
Hillcrest, Kensington, Marpole-Oakridge Larry Turko larry.turko@vancouver.ca
Dunbar, Creekside, Strathcona Michele Rideout michele.rideout@vancouver.ca
Mount Pleasant, West End, Lord Byng Kinga Wdowiak kinga.wdowiak@vancouver.ca