Fitness Centre

The North Kawartha Fitness Centre is at 340 McFadden Road in the NKCC.

Made possible with a grant of almost $100,000 from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), the Centre is the first of its kind in the area. The funding from OTF was used to purchase a full complement of fitness equipment 

Cardio
  • Treadmill
  • Elliptical
  • Suspension Elliptical
  • Recumbent Bike
  • Upright Bike
  • Spin Bike
  • Rower

image of cardio equipment - stationary bicycles and treadmills

Strength

Weight Stack

  • Functional Trainer
  • Multi Press
  • Lat Machine
  • Ab/Back Machine
  • Leg Extension/Leg Curl
  • Leg Press
  • Bicep/Tricep Machine

image of weights in fitness centre

Free Weight

  • Counter Balanced Smith Machine
  • Multiple Benches
  • Dumbbells

image of weights and weight benches in fitness centre

Balance/Core

Balance/Core

  • Precor Stretcher
  • Bosu Balance Trainer
  • Balance Board Set
  • Exercise Ball
  • Medicine Ball Set
  • Stretch Tubing Set
  • Foam Rollers
  • Weighted Skip Rope
  • Step
  • Kettlebells
  • T-Zone VT-15 Vibration Platform **

 

image of balance equipment in fitness centre

 

The facility also has TVs and Satellite for entertainment while working out, card readers for members' easy entry, closed-circuit television for member safety, and fully-equipped change rooms.

Various fitness classes are offered at the North Kawartha Centre. Click here for additional information and availability regarding classes.

Hours of Operation

Weekdays 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

Weekends and Holidays 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Closed Easter Monday, Christmas Day and New Year's Day

FAQs and Rules

Memberships may be purchased at the NKCC. All fees include HST. We accept cash, cheque or debit. Cheques made payable to: Township of North Kawartha

Students age 13 to 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Senior rates apply to members age 65 and older.

Electronic "swipe cards" are issued to members, which allow entry into the Fitness Centre. There is a $20 fee associated with the swipe card, if lost or stolen. Retain the card if you are planning on renewing your membership. Otherwise, please return the swipe at the end of your membership.

Swipe Cards are to be used by the Member only, and must not be loaned to anyone. Doing so will result in forfeiture of membership and fees.

A membership does not include a guest. Each "visitor" must purchase a membership, and fill out the requisite forms. The forms are valid for one year from the date they are filled out. At the end of the one-year period, they must be renewed.  

Members are responsible for providing their own towels for use in the showers .

Equipment must be wiped down after use with the small towels, and spray bottles of cleaning products provided for this purpose.

Knapsacks/Bags and Jackets are to be left in Change Rooms or Lockers, not near Equipment.

Lockers are provided for day-use during the time you are at the Fitness Centre. Please bring your own small lock if you are planning on leaving valuables in the locker. 

Outdoor shoes are to be removed prior to entering Fitness Centre. Clean in-door running shoes are a must. No bare feet, crocs, sandals, work boots, etc.

Proper fitness attire is required. I.E. no cut-off shorts, trousers with zippers (eg. jeans) are not permitted.

No food, cans or glass bottles. Reusable or plastic bottles are permitted.

All equipment must be put back in place after use.

Equipment 
 

Cardio

  • Treadmill
  • Elliptical
  • Suspension Elliptical
  • Recumbent Bike
  • Upright Bike
  • Spin Bike
  • Rower

cardio

Strength:  Weight Stack

  • Functional Trainer
  • Multi Press
  • Lat Machine
  • Ab/Back Machine
  • Leg Extension/Leg Curl
  • Leg Press
  • Bicep/Tricep Machine

weight stack equipment

 
Free Weight 
  • Counter Balanced Smith Machine
  • Multiple Benches
  • Dumbbells

free weight equipment

 

Balance/Core

  • Precor Stretcher
  • Bosu Balance Trainer
  • Balance Board Set
  • Exercise Ball
  • Medicine Ball Set
  • Stretch Tubing Set
  • Foam Rollers
  • Weighted Skip Rope
  • Step
  • Kettlebells
  • T-Zone VT-15 Vibration Platform **

**Click here for T-Zone Vibration Platform instructional videos:

core equipment

Fitness Classes at the North Kawartha Community Centre (NKCC)

The NKCC Fitness Centre is at 340 McFadden Road.

Contact us at 705-656-4445.

Group fitness classes through the North Kawartha Fitness Centre may include Core and the wildly popular Spin Bike classes.

Conducting these classes are fully certified instructors, and these classes are both fun and produce results.

It is not necessary to have a Fitness Centre Membership to participate in these classes. However, a participant who holds an Annual Fitness Centre Membership receives a 10% discount off any class fee.

Payment is by cash, cheque, or debit. Cheques made payable to: Township of North Kawartha

If the minimum numbers of participants are not registered, the class will not run.

To ensure the running of these classes, please register in advance.

Core Strength and Stretch

Core exercise is the foundation of building a well-rounded fitness program. Targeting the pelvis, lower back, hips, and abdominal regions, results in a stronger core, as well as improved posture and balance. If you're looking for a fun and challenging workout, this is your class!

Schedule

Morning Sessions (Current)

First class: September 17, 2018

Last class: October 05, 2018

Monday and Wednesday mornings 9:30 am to 10:30 am
**Exception** The Monday, August 20th class will be held on Friday, August 24th


Morning Sessions (Upcoming)

First class: October 22, 2018

Last class: November 07, 2018

Monday and Wednesday mornings 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Notes: 

To receive the full benefit of this program, classes are held twice a week, for a period of three weeks.

Fees

Two classes per week for three weeks $52.50 + HST

Drop in Fee $12

It is not necessary to have a Fitness Centre Membership to participate in these classes. However, a participant who holds an Annual Fitness Centre Membership receives a 10% discount off any class fee.

Registration

Register at the NKCC. Payment is by cash, cheque, or debit. Cheques made payable to: Township of North Kawartha

To ensure the running of these classes, please register in advance. If the minimum numbers of participants are not registered, the class will not run.

Contact us at 705-656-4445 Ext. 251, or Instructor Mark Best at 705-656-2589. 

Spin Class

A fantastic 45 minute leg and cardio workout! Spin classes provide a wide variety of exercise intervals that will give all participants a challenging and fun workout. (Minimum of 5 participants).

Schedule

First class: Currently on hiatus

Last class: 

Wednesday evening 06:30 pm to 07:15 pm

Fees

One class per week for six weeks $52.50 + HST

Drop in Fee $12

It is not necessary to have a Fitness Centre Membership to participate in these classes. However, a participant who holds an Annual Fitness Centre Membership receives a 10% discount off any class fee.

Registration

Register at the NKCC. Payment is by cash, cheque, or debit. Cheques made payable to: Township of North Kawartha

To ensure the running of these classes, please register in advance. If the minimum numbers of participants are not registered, the class will not run.

Contact us at 705-656-4445 Ext. 251, or Instructor Mark Best at 705-656-2589.

 Yoga

Friday Morning Yoga with Barb Shaw

Six weeks of gentle vinyasa yoga, somatic movement and mindfulness.

First class: September 21, 2018

Last class: October 26, 2018  

Friday mornings 10:00 am to 11:00 am 

Friday yoga classes are offered at the Wilson Park Community Centre located at 66 Northey's Bay Road, Woodview, ON K0L 3E0.

Fees

One class per week for six weeks - $60.00 for the session, or $15 per class.

Registration

Payment is by cash or cheque. Cheques made payable to: Barb Shaw

Please register in advance.

Drop-ins are welcome, but please note, this is a class for adults.

Students need a mat, water and lose clothing. 

Call or email Barb to register, or for further information.

613-334-4164
bjshaw@sympatico.ca

Memberships 

Memberships may be purchased at the NKCC. 

All fees include HST. We accept cash, cheque or debit. 
Cheques made payable to: Township of North Kawartha

Memberships
DurationAdultSeniorYouth /StudentFamily
Daily $9.00 $7.00 $7.00 $20.00
Month $34.00 $23.00 $29.00 $77.00
3 Months
(Quarterly)
$90.00 $68.00 $73.00 $198.00
6 Months
(SemiAnnual)
$160.00 $115.00 $125.00 $355.00
12 Months
(Annual) 
$285.00 $200.00 $215.00 $625.00

Youth/Student rates apply for members age 13 to 17, or with valid University/College Photo ID to age 25. Students age 13 to 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Senior rates apply for members age 65 and older.

Family is defined as 2 adults and immediate family members living in the same household. Youth/Student as described above. Students age 13 to 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Annual includes 10% discount on Fitness Classes and on arena surface rentals.

If you are looking to buy a membership (including a Daily), the forms below must be filled out and brought to the NKCC. The forms are also available at the NKCC.

If you answer "yes" to any question on the Par-Q, please provide us with a Doctor's note. These forms are kept on file, and are valid for one year from completion. 

A membership does not include a guest. Each "visitor" must purchase a membership and fill out the requisite forms.

Fitness Centre Membership Form and Par-Q

Membership holds are allowed once per year, up to a maximum of 4 months for an Annual Membership, or 2 months for a Semi-Annual Membership.

A Membership makes a great gift idea. Gift certificates available.

 

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