Community Wellness / Fitness Rooms

ACCESSING FACILITIES IN VICTORIA COUNTY PRESENTATION AT NOVA SCOTIA “THRIVE” ACCESSING FACILITIES SUMMIT MAY 25 & 26, 2016:

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CLOSED – Ski Cape Smokey Community Wellness Gym

***UPDATE: Sept. 2018: Ski Cape Smokey Community Wellness Room may be moved to the Smokey Recreation Society Building, Next to the Ingonish Outdoor Rink in the near future/tba. Look here for updates.

Ski Cape Smokey Gym welcomes residents & visitors to the community owned gym!

Inbox ( https://www.facebook.com/recreationingonish?fref=nf for more details! )

Partners for Your Health:
Ski Cape Smokey, Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011), Victoria County, NS Thrive Obesity Strategy, Ingonish Development Society (IDS), Smokey Recreational Society & NS Dept of Communities, Culture & Heritage

The Wellness Walkers-Fitness Room at Rankin School 2018-19

***Look for Fall/Winter 2018-19 Opportunities in the future. tba. Look here for updates.
The Wellness Walkers Program and an Adult Strength & Toning Winter Fit Class – Mondays

The Wellness Walkers Program and New in 2018 an Adult Strength & Toning Winter Fit Class – at Rankin School of the Narrows, Monday evenings, started, Jan.22nd. Time: 7-8 pm. Instructor: Theresa MacLean PTS, FIS. Wear comfortable shoes for indoor use. Use of the fitness equipment is for age 14 and up. Walking is for age 7 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Walking takes place in the gym. The Fit Class is designed for a full body workout of strengthening exercises that will make the body stronger and leaner, using hand weights, cardio and stretching. Bring a yoga mat, hand weights and water. If school is cancelled at Rankin School of the Narrows class will be cancelled for that evening.

Sponsored by CCBCVI, Wellness Committee and supported by Rankin School of the Narrows and Naturally Active for Life Victoria County. For further information email: ccbcvi@gmail.com or contact Sharon 902-725-2177.

HELD – The Wellness Walkers-Fitness Room at Rankin School 2016-17

Rankin School of the Narrows (Iona, Victoria County):

Walking / Running & Fitness Room 

 The Wellness Walkers – Fitness at Rankin School of the Narrows will be on Wednesday evenings, starting, Feb. 1st. Time: 7-8 pm. Wear comfortable shoes for indoor use. Use of the fitness equipment is for age 14 and up (or turning 14 in 2017). Walking is for age 7 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. If school is cancelled at Rankin School of the Narrows class will be cancelled for that evening. Sponsored by Central Cape Breton Community Ventures, Wellness Committee and supported by Rankin School of the Narrows, and Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011). For further information contact Sharon 725-2177.

Shaunackie Circuit Gym

Shaunackie Hall (behind Giant MacAskill museum).

Donation at the door to help with heating costs. It is recommended that you wear layers during these colder months and bring drinking water. We hope to see you there

https://www.facebook.com/groups/954641547902048/

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Our Journey to Better Health and the MacAskill’s Heirs Association volunteers combine to bring the first Circuit Gym to Englishtown.  For information, contact Lisa Dixon at 902-577-6207, or Connie MacAskill.

For the most up-to-date information, go to the Community Event Sheet Calendar at http://tinyurl.com/Event-Sheet

*Naturally Active Wishes to Congratulate the Volunteers, Organizers, Organizations & Partners for This Initiative Benefiting Residents & Visitors. Way To Go

Baddeck Academy Community Wellness Room

7th Annual Season 2018-19:

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November 13, 2018 to April 30, 2019:

Monday to Thursday

6-8 pm

Ages 16 & up

Open House on Nov 13th: 6-8 pm. Come give it a try. YMCA Cape Breton will be on hand to show you how to use equipment and setup a personal fitness routine/plan for you if you wish. Hope to see you there! 

Leaders: Cecil Kerr: 902.295.0817 & Cindy MacLeod (A BIG THANK YOU to our Leaders for Your Commitment every year, it’s truly appreciated)

Your Partners in Health:
-Naturally Active for Life Victoria County Since 2011
-Municipality of the County of Victoria
-Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage
-CBVRSB
-Baddeck Academy
-Cape Breton Family Place Resource Centre Society

Baddeck Academy Community Wellness Room Season 6 Report 

November 14, 2017 to April 30, 2018

Thank You for Contributing to the Success of the 6th Season of our Community Wellness Room located at Baddeck Academy. Leaders reported 470 drop-ins & 23 registrants Nov. 14, 2017 to April 30, 2018. It’s Greatly Appreciated.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays (Last day was April 30th, 2018 – we’ll see you for season 7, 2018-19 beginning November 13th, 2018!)

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Thank You: Councillors Perla MacLeod,  Merrill MacInnis and Bruce Morrison, via municipal district budgets, who shared the operational cost of the gym for the month of April 2018 (Ending April 30th)

6-8 pm – Baddeck Academy

Ages 16 & up

Leaders Cecil Kerr: 902.295.0817 & Cindy MacLeod (A BIG THANK YOU to our Leaders for Your Commitment every year, it’s truly appreciated)

 

Your Partners in Health:
-Naturally Active for Life Victoria County Since 2011
-Municipality of the County of Victoria 
-Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage
-CBVRSB
-Baddeck Academy
-Cape Breton Family Place Resource Centre Society

 

Testimonials:

Great spot – Tanya Borgal, Participant (Dec. 12, 2017)

Gym is going good with lots of participants. Beneficial, lot using and all ages. Good to have – Sharon MacLean, Participant (March 19, 2018)

We’ll see you for our 7th season: 2018-19 beginning November 13th, 2018

Thank You for Providing Your Valuable Feedback Matters –

Spring 2018 Evaluation

Your feedback, continued participation & support of the Community Wellness Room at Baddeck Academy is Greatly Appreciated leading to sustainability now and in the future. Thank You.
 

 HELD – Wrapped Up 5th Season April 27, 2017

(5th Straight Year: 2016-17!) – See you for our 6th season 2017-18 (After Thanksgiving Weekend 2017)

Closed for Season – Monday to Thursday, 6-8 pm (Until April 27, 2017)

Leader: Cecil Kerr
FREE
Males & Females Ages 16 & up.
November 14, 2016 – April 27, 2017

Monday to Thursday, 6-8 pm.

Leader Cecil Kerr

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Nov 14, 2016 – April 27, 2017 5th Year Report

Thank You for Contributing to the Success of the 5th Season at the Community Wellness Room, Baddeck Academy. Leader Cecil Kerr has reported 596 drop-ins & 42 registrants during the 5th year during the Community Wellness Room at Baddeck Academy Nov 14, 2016 to April 27, 2017. It’s Greatly Appreciated

Partners for Your Health:

CBVRSB, Baddeck Academy, Naturally Active for Life Victoria County, NS Dept Communities, Culture & Heritage and NS Thrive will be offering our 5th straight year for the community wellness room in Baddeck for participants ages 16 & up, male & female – FREE access.

Please enter the door just outside the small fitness room at the school. Please do not use the main door of the school. You can drive to the door for convenience if you wish, go into the CBVRSB Garage area, up behind the cafeteria, past the playground equipment and to the front to the door. This allows better access. Facility Leader of the Program Cecil Kerr with let you in. Cecil is usually stationed in the main lobby, just outside th community wellness room. 

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NEW – 2017:

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Pilot Spin Class – Fall 2017 Testimonials

It was phenominal, nothing like you expected – it was a good workout. I enjoy it. All the other girls said to they couldn’t believe how quick you started to burn calories” – Debbie Pierrard (Nov. 16, 2017)

All of the others going think its awesome! and me personally feeling terrific and helps me a lot. Great instructor, keeps me motivated and she knows what she’s doing” – Mary MacLean (Nov. 23, 2017)

HELD – Season 4: (2015-16) Baddeck Community Wellness Room

Wrapped-up March 31, 2016

Lisa DixonIt’s a great facility with good leadership. Would love to see it continue” (April 19, 2016) 

#CommunityWellnessRoom at #BaddeckAcademy – (#Baddeck, Victoria County) CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
Was held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays (2015-2016)
5:00–8:00 pm, Baddeck Academy (Little Gym)
THANK YOU to our Leaders: Lindsay MacInnis & Cecil Kerr for your commitment & leadership allowing the facility to open 4 nights a week. 2015-2016
THANK YOU to the 31 Registered Participants and the 194 Sign-in participants who accessed the Community Wellness Room this season (2015-2016)
THANK YOU To Our Partners For Your Health:
#VictoriaCounty
#NaturallyActiveVictoriaCounty
#ThriveNSObesityStrategy
#NSHealthandWellnessActiveLivingBranch
#CBVRSB
#BaddeckAcademy
#CapeBretonFamilyPlaceResourceCentre
TESTIMONIAL:
I had the pleasure of using the gym at the (Baddeck Academy) school last night for the first time. Great facility and seemed to be in high demand last night as there were 7 people there during the time I was there. So job well done on this…job well done and look forward to making it part of my workout regiment” – thanks Katie (Feb. 2, 2016)

 

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays (2015-2016)

5:00 – 8:00 pm
Baddeck Academy (Little Gym)

Leader:   Lindsay MacInnis (Mondays & Tuesdays)

e-mail:   macinnis.lindsay@gmail.com /    Tel.  902-574-4041

Leader:  Cecil Kerr (Wednesdays & Thursdays)

e-mail:  cecil.kerr@countyvictoria.ns.ca / Tel. 902.295.4000 (Day) / 902.295.0817 (Night)

***Entry to School NOTICE:

Participants can enter from the outside door facing the nursery playground and can exit through the main doors on the side outside the wellness room. Principal Barb MacDonald has given permission to park outside the wellness room for easier access and exiting.  

Ages 16 & up FREE – * Please note: No School, No Program. 

Your Partners For Your Health:

-Victoria County

-Naturally Active Victoria County

-Thrive NS Obesity Strategy

-NS Health & Wellness-Active Living Branch

-CBVRSB

-Baddeck Academy

-Cape Breton Family Place Resource Centre

 

Sun Gym – Bay St Lawrence Community Centre

Sun Gym will be open every Tuesday evening from 6:30 – 8 pm.

https://www.facebook.com/Bay-St-Lawrence-Community-Centre-203451906366037/?hc_ref=ARQe8ImES5RhVuMj36-2WXe2lWVhln8saxkn46qtaLKy9RcCmYOmCsJ1T8VSE4zvpJI&fref=nf

 

Membership fees: Students, seniors, inclusive: physically challenged
Regular daily rates; Hours of Operation:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 3:30 – 5:00
Tuesday, Thursday: 11:30 – 1:00 / 6:00 – 7:30

Proudly Supported by Naturally Active Victoria County

Wagmatcook Fitness Centre
WagmatcookFitnessRoomVictoria, Subd. B-20130304-02597
Wagmatcook Cultural & Heritage Centre
Open to all: Ages 5-19, Ages 20-29, Ages 30+
Open Mondays to Fridays; day and evenings and weekend days. No admission fee. No personal trainers

 

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