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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 & 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! Ximena Londono

54904 W   Jan 17               6pm – 7pm Free Trial Class

54905 W   Jan 24 – Mar 7   6pm – 7pm 7/$56

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 for beginners, active older adults and other participants who may need program modifications. Ximena Londono

54909 Tu   Jan 16                9:30am – 10:30am  Free Trial Class

54906 Tu   Jan 23 – Mar 6    9:30am – 10:30am  7/$56

Fitcamp

Fitcamp is designed for all fitness levels, especially those looking to get in better shape, break a fitness plateau, or drop a few excess pounds. We will utilize several training techniques including interval training, cardio, strength, flexibility, and even fun fitness games! Bring a towel, water bottle, and a great attitude and you are sure to have a good time at Fitcamp!

55019 W   Jan 10 – Feb 21  6:00pm – 7:00 pm   6/$60 $12 Drop-in **NO CLASS January 31st

Mom and Babe Fit Camp

Are you struggling to fit your workout in with a baby? Look no further than Mom and Babe Fitcamp. This Fitcamp is designed for all fitness levels, especially those looking to get in better shape, or drop the last few pounds of baby weight. Modifications will be made for ALL fitness levels whether you are a seasoned exerciser, having issues with jumping and high impact moves or are rehabbing diastasis recti. The babies can be incorporated into the workouts or play with the toys, as we are located in the family centre. Babies of all ages are welcome.

T    Jan 18 - Feb 15 10am – 10:45am 6/$48 ($10 drop in)

Damba Dance and Drum 

Damba dance provides a cultural experience that opens minds and hearts to the spirit of Africa. Join Sabur on a journey to explore West African rhythm and movement through drumming, singing and dancing. Please wear comfortable clothes that are easy to move in, and if you have a djembe drum, please feel free to bring it and help keep the beat! Sabur Abdulai

55038 Tu   Jan 9                  7:30pm – 8:30pm  Free Trial

55039 Tu   Jan 23 – Feb 27   7:30pm – 8:30pm  5/$40 ($10 drop in)


WORKSHOPS

Osteoarthritis

Strategies for Prevention and Management of Osteoarthritis. Presenter Dr. Jeffrey Gratton, Chiropractic Doctor at Coastal Roots Health Centre. Suggested donation of $10, with proceeds supporting Burnside Gorge family programs.

54956 Tu   Feb  6                   7:00pm – 8:30pm 


YOGA

Prenatal Yoga

Expectant mothers, this friendly, supportive class will include safe and gentle movements, preparing your body for birth. Focus will be placed on strengthening deep core muscles, releasing tension and rejuvenating your entire body. These gentle asanas will benefit your spine, uterus and pelvic floor, and increase overall comfort.  This class is appropriate for both new and experienced students. Classes can be pro-rated. Angela Watt, Prenatal certified

54918 Tu   Jan 9 – Feb 13      5:30 pm – 6:30 pm  6/$60

54919 Tu   Feb 20 – Mar 13    5:30 pm – 6:30 pm  4/$40

Flow Yoga 

Flow yoga is a practice in which the postures are linked with the breath in a flowing sequence, one posture gracefully flowing into the other. Practiced mindfully and with attention to alignment, this practice calms the mind, increases flexibility, strength and balance. Cedar Sorensen

54940 M   Jan 8 – Mar 5          5:15pm – 6:15pm   8/$80

XL-Yoga

Yoga for large women taught by a large woman. The benefits of yoga – increased balance, flexibility, stamina, and relaxation are wonderful for everybody. We’ll make the poses work for our bodacious bods using modifications and props (bolsters, blankets, and straps)

54953 Th    Jan 18 – Feb 22     7:00pm – 8:00pm  6/$60

Yin Yoga by Candlelight      

A nourishing 2 hour Yin Yoga workshop to celebrate Solstice and the return of the light.  We’ll focus on soothing and grounding postures that help turn off the overdrive switch, and turn on the heal & re-charge response.. A “metta" (loving kindness) practice and inspiring readings further support this deeply nourishing mini-retreat.

54944 F  Jan 19                       6:30 pm – 8:30 pm 1/$25


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