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South Arm

Sports and Fitness

South Arm Community Centre South Arm Cardio Room
8880 Williams Road
Richmond, BC V7A 1G6
Phone: 604-238-8060
Fax: 604-238-8065

Fitness Coordinator: Sharon Taylor
Phone: 604-238-8488

Fitness Centre
South Arm's Fitness Centre consists of a cardio room, weight room, aerobics studio, a large stretching area and a separate spin studio. Special equipment for post rehab and wheelchair participants is also available. For a complete listing, view our PDF Document Fitness Equipment Inventory ListIn addition, we offer racquetball and squash courts for rent. Contact us for rates and times. 

Construction at South Arm
South Arm Community Centre is excited to being a $1.5 million expansion of our fitness floor. This will enhance our ability to provide safe and accessible programs and services for all.

Construction will be from mid-June to the end of Dec 2017. During this time, South Arm will remain open and operational.
There will be limited access to certain areas and some programs and services will be relocated within the facility. Thank you for your patience as we enter this exciting period.

PDF Document South Arm's Construction Information

Drop-in Schedules
Drop-in to basketball, badminton, open gym, group fitness and spinning classes at South Arm Community Centre. Click on the links below for days and times.

Fitness and Drop-in Gym Schedules
For more fitness schedules, please visit Group Fitness Schedule.

PDF Document Drop-in Fitness Classes - Winter-Spring 2017
PDF Document Drop-In Gym Schedule - Winter - Spring 2017

Racquet Sports Schedules

PDF Document Racquetball, Squash and Wallyball Information
PDF Document Badminton Court Rental Schedule - Winter - Spring 2017
PDF Document Racquet Sports Drop-In Schedule - Winter - Spring 2017

Fitness Centre Hours
July 2 to September 2
Monday - Friday: 6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm

September 3 to June
Monday - Friday: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 7:30 am - 9:00 pm

Upcoming Holiday Hours
Canada Day - Saturday July 1 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Public Holiday Hours
There's no excuse to miss your workout!
All community centres are open regular weekend hours plus select community centres are now open on public holidays! This is a great chance to come in for a workout with friends and family. Use your Total Fitness Pass at select community centres on public holidays for no extra fee. Fitness class schedules may vary, contact us for more information. 

Fitness Centre Fees
South Arm Community Centre offers a number of options for accessing fitness programs, including paying a drop-in fee or purchasing a visit card or fitness centre pass, as well as offering programs for registration. See the Fitness Fees section for more information.

Group and Personal Training
All South Arm personal trainers have met or have exceeded the standards set out by the BCRPA, the provincial registration and governing association for fitness leaders in BC. The trainers are highly qualified and hold multiple national and international certifications with specialty training in various areas of health and fitness. This team of highly qualified personnel can help achieve a wide variety of health, fitness and training goals. Call today!

Personal Training Fees
# of Sessions Cost (not including GST)
1 session (1 hour) $51.15
3 sessions (3 hours) $145.80
5 sessions (5 hours) $230.20
10 sessions (10 hours) $434.80
Call 604-238-8060 for Group Training fees

Fitness Centre Orientation
This introduction, with a registered Personal Trainer, teaches proper techniques and safety for equipment use and fitness centre etiquette. Appointments are 15 to 30 minutes in length and free with any valid fitness pass.

Youth Orientation
Fitness Centre Orientations are mandatory for all youth. Please note: the minimum age requirement for use of the South Arm Fitness Centre is 13 years. As well, youth aged 13-17 years must demonstrate appropriate maturity level and have a PDF Document Parental Consent Form  signed prior to Fitness Centre access.

For information on orientations or to book an appointment, call 604-238-8488.

PAR-Q (The Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire for Everyone)
When you take part in any fitness activity at a City facility you will be asked to either complete a PAR-Q+, read the large poster version of the form, or to confirm you have completed the online version of  the questionnaire, or complete and print the form here PDF Document Par Q Questionnaire. This form is designed to identify people for whom a change in physical activity may pose a risk.