Community Wellness / Fitness Rooms




Ski Cape Smokey Community Wellness Gym Still Open!

Gym hours are Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 6 – 8 pm and the Gym is also available when lodge is open to Skiing Fri/Sat/Sun 9 – 4 pm. Ski Cape Smokey Gym welcomes residents & visitors to the community owned gym!

Inbox ( 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

Look for The Wellness Walkers-Fitness Room at Rankin School 2017-18

Starting Soon! (Details tba)

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

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

Walking / Running & Fitness Room

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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).

okay folks we are back in action…

Tues, Wed, Thurs 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Weather permitting)

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

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

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

Baddeck Academy Community Wellness Room Enters 6th Season  Tuesday, Nov. 14th, 2017

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

6-8 pm

Baddeck Academy

Ages 16 & up

Cecil Kerr: 902.295.0817 will be leading the community wellness room at baddeck academy little gym, fitness room for his 3rd straight year!

Partners For Your Health:
-Victoria County
-Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)
-NS Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage
-Baddeck Academy
-Cape Breton Family Place Resource Centre Society

 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
Males & Females Ages 16 & up.
November 14, 2016 – April 27, 2017

Monday to Thursday, 6-8 pm.

Leader Cecil Kerr


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. 

NEW – 2017:


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)

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

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

Leader:   Lindsay MacInnis (Mondays & Tuesdays)

e-mail: /    Tel.  902-574-4041

Leader:  Cecil Kerr (Wednesdays & Thursdays)

e-mail: / 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


-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.


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
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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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