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NOTES, CLOSURES & UPDATES 

Click here for Adult Programs for ages 50+ 

Pre-registration is required for all programs unless noted, and payment is required at the time of registration.  Great programs get cancelled if there are not enough registered participants – register early to avoid disappointment.  

Payment may be made by cash, cheque, credit card (VISA & MC), Debit or City of Victoria LIFE credits.

City of Victoria LIFE credits are welcome for select programs. Call Crystal Pool to find out more about the LIFE program at 250-361-0732. 

*Please note: information here and in the City of Victoria Active Living Guide are subject to change - please call us at 250-388-5251 for the most current info on our programs. 


Community Corner

Income Assistance Support

Need to talk with someone about your Income Assistance file? There is now a Ministry of Social Development Worker available here on Thursday mornings, except on cheque issue weeks. By appointment only so please call us at the Burnside Gorge Community Centre at 250-388-5251.

Free Legal Clinic, Tuesday, 2-3pm 
Legal advice is provided free of charge during a 15-minute appointment. All legal questions welcome. By appointment only so please call us at the Burnside Gorge Community Centre at 250-388-5251 or stop by our Front Desk at 471 Cecelia Rd during office hours. 


HEALTH AND WELLNESS

 

Zumba

Join us for one of the fastest growing Latin dance-inspired fitness crazes across the world! People of all ages are falling in love with its infectious music, easy-to-follow dance moves and body-sculpting benefits. Come dance to the rhythms of Salsa, Merengue, Mambo and other Latin beats. This is a fitness class you will not want to miss! Instructor: Ximena Londono

W May 23– Jun 27    6pm – 7pm 6/$48 / $10 drop in

W July 4 – Aug 22    6pm – 7pm 8/$64 / $10 drop in

W Sep 12                 6pm – 7pm Free Trial Class

W Sep 19 – Oct 24   6pm – 7pm 6/$48 $10 drop in

 

Zumba Gold and Yoga

Always wanted to Zumba but thought it might be too much for you? This class combines gentle Zumba Gold dance and fitness moves with yoga stretches, breathing exercises and deep relaxation. It is ideal for beginners, active older adults and other participants who may need  program modifications. Instructor: Ximena Londono

F Sept 14                9am – 10am Free Trial Class

F Sept 21 –Oct 26    9am – 10am 6/$48 $10 drop in

 

Sing Out Loud

Come join us in uplifting and joyous song. Whether you’ve sung in choirs all your life, or have been too shy to sing outside your own home, you’re welcome to join us in making sweet music. All voices are welcome and no prior experience is needed. All songs will be taught in the oral tradition, so no music reading skill is required. We’ll sing rounds and simple songs from around the world, creating harmony in a fun and supportive setting. If weather permits, we may just take our voices outside and Sing Out Loud! Cathy is a co-director of Victoria’s well-known Gettin’ Higher Choir and she wants to make singing accessible to as many people as possible. If you miss singing in community or haven’t yet given it a try, now is the time!

Thu May 17th – July 5th    10:30am – 11:30am  8 / $80 $12 

Thu Sept 20th – Dec 6th   10:30am – 11:30am  12/$96 $10

$180 Family Rate – Up to two immediate family members and children 6 and under are free

 

Sing Out Loud Out Trips

Join one of these fun family outings and see how your voices sound outside in some really neat places. Harmonize with one another Harmonize with nature, and Sing Out Loud…Outside! Transportation and Lunch Provided

Sat Aug 11 10am – 2pm Macaulay Point park 1/$45 or $75 *Family Rate

Sat Sep 8 10am – 2pm Goldstream Park 1/$45 or $75 *Family Rate 

Sat Oct 13 10am – 2pm Royal Roads Gardens 1/$45 or $75 *Family Rate

*Family Rate – Up to two immediate family members Children 6 and under Free 


YOGA

Hatha Flow Yoga

Start your week off with this rejuvenating Hatha Yoga class! This class is perfect for anyone who is looking to expand their physical frontiers. We will combine breathe work, physical postures, and stretching. The relaxing pace will be suitable for beginners, those with limitations, and experienced student!  Instructor: Angela McMillan (Watt)

M Sept 10 – Oct 22   5:15pm-6:15pm    6/$60   No class Oct 8

 

XL-Yoga

Yoga for large people taught by a large person.  The benefits of yoga – increased balance, flexibility, stamina, and relaxation are wonderful for everybody. We’ll make the poses work for our bodacious and strapping bods using modifications and props (bolsters, blankets, and straps). "We'll do some poses in pairs and some individually. It's a fun all levels class where we use one another’s bodies to make poses more challenging and fun.

Th July 5 – Aug 23    7pm – 8pm 6/$60

Th Sep 13 – Oct 18   7pm – 8pm 6/$60


Click here for Adult Programs for ages 50+ 

Information here and in the City of Victoria Active Living Guide are subject to change - please call the Burnside Gorge Community Centre at 250-388-5251 for the most current info on our programs. 

City of Victoria LIFE credits are welcome for select programs. Call Crystal Pool to find out more about the LIFE program at 250-361-0732. 

Please note: The Burnside Gorge Community Association facilities are closed on stat holidays