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Move for Health Week 2017

Move for Health Events

May 6-13, 2016
The City of Richmond and its community partners bring you the following activities. All sessions with an accompanying barcode # require registration. Please register at 604-276-4300, by calling the facility directly or at www.richmond.ca/register.

All sessions are FREE unless otherwise indicated.

Friday, May 6
All Drop-in Fitness Classes
City Centre Community Centre
5900 Minoru Boulevard
May 6 - 13 Free/Drop-in

All Drop-in Fitness Classes and Fitness Centre
Hamilton Community Centre
5140 Smith Drive
May 6 - 13 Bring  a Friend for Free

Move for Health Festival (All ages)
Minoru Park
7191 Granville Ave
Celebrate Move for Health Day at Minoru Park and discover some of the many opportunities for your family to be active in Richmond!
6:00–8:30 pm Free

Mega Youth Night (13-18yrs) 
City Centre Community Centre 
5900 Minoru Boulevard
This free event has an array of different activities, such as pool, air hockey, glow-in-the-dark capture the flag/dodge ball, Karaoke and more! Come out, be active and have fun!
8:00 - 11:00 pm Free/Drop–in

Saturday, May 7
All Drop-in Fitness Classes
City Centre Community Centre
5900 Minoru Boulevard
May 6 - 13 Free/Drop-in

All Drop-in Fitness Classes and Fitness Centre
Hamilton Community Centre
5140 Smith Drive
May 6 - 13 Bring  a Friend for Free

Retro Fit (13+yrs)
City Centre Community Centre 
5900 Minoru Boulevard
Break out your leg warmers, sweat band and fluorescent colours! Rock to Madonna and Culture Club in this multilevel, old fashioned group fitness class where you can win draw prizes including a one month total Fitness Pass!
9:00 - 10:00 am Free/Drop-in

Group Cycling Beginner (13+yrs)
Steveston Community Centre 
4111 Moncton Street
Learn proper technique and form on the spin bikes.
10:00 - 10:45 am     Free/Barode #1505668

Make Time for Nature! (All ages)
Richmond Nature Park
11851 Westminster Highway
Travel through time at the Richmond Nature Park by taking the Time Trail Challenge — a brand new scavenger hunt for all ages.
11:00 am - 4:00 pm     Free/Drop-in

Colour Bonanza (13-18yrs)
Hamilton Community Centre
5140 Smith Drive
Grab some friends and choose a team name. Wear a white t-shirt and clothes that can get dirty, and let the colour games begin! The purpose of this awesome event is to stain the most people with your team’s colour. Expect prizes, paint slip and slide, spray paint art, paint twister, food and tons of fun!
12:00 - 2:00 pm     Free/Drop-in

Just Move (13+yrs)
South Arm Community Centre
8880 Williams Road
Move through a series of agility, strength and balance stations under the direction of a personal trainer.
1:00 – 2:00 pm     Free/Barcode #1506568

Afternoon Tea Dance (55+yrs)
Minoru Place Activity Centre
7660 Minoru Gate
Socialize, get some exercise and enjoy light refreshments in the main hall.
1:00 – 3:30 pm     $10.00/Barcode #1288958

Bubble Soccer 
West Richmond Community Centre
9180 No. 1 Road

Join this action-packed modified version of soccer that includes playing five on five all while enclosed in a personal, plastic bubble that is both safe and fun!
4:00 
 6:00 pm Free/Barcode #1514068

Watermaniacs  (13-18yrs)
Watermania
14300 Entertainment Boulevard
This free youth event will include a DJ, games and prizes!
7:00 – 9:00 pm    Free/Drop-in

Sunday, May 8
All Drop-in Fitness Classes and Fitness Centre
Hamilton Community Centre
5140 Smith Drive
May 6 - 13 Bring  a Friend for Free

Group Cycling Beginner  (18+yrs) 
West Richmond Community Centre 
9180 No.1 Road
Learn proper technique and form on the spin bikes.
11:30 am – 12:15 pm    
Free/Barcode #1510618

Zumba (18+yrs, 13+yrs with adult) 
Cambie Community Centre
12800 Cambie Road
Join us for a Mother’s Day celebration bring the whole family and move for your health on the dance floor!
11:30 am – 12:30 pm   
Free/Drop-in

Pickleball (All ages) 
West Richmond Community Centre
9180 No. 1 Road
Play this simple, fast-paced game that combines ping pong, tennis and badminton on a badminton size court using wooden paddles and a plastic wiffle ball.
1:15 – 2:15 pm   
Free/Drop-in

Family Open Gym (All ages) 
West Richmond Community Centre
9180 No. 1 Road
Join us on Sunday at Family Open Gym. Basketballs, soccer balls, volleyballs, hockey equipment all available to use. Parents/caregivers are required to stay with children.
2:15 – 4:15 pm   
Free/Drop-in

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Monday, May 9
All Drop-in Fitness Classes
City Centre Community Centre
5900 Minoru Boulevard
May 6 - 13 Free/Drop-in

All Drop-in Fitness Classes and Fitness Centre
Hamilton Community Centre
5140 Smith Drive
May 6 - 13 Bring  a Friend for Free

Time Flies (55+) 
Richmond Nature Park
11851 Westminster Highway
Guided walk to explore the history and the future of the Nature Park. Participants will take the Time Trail Challenge as well.
10:00 am – 12:00 pm   
Free/Drop-in

Parent & Tot Physical Literacy Playtime (up to 5yrs) 
Thompson Community Centre
5151 Granville Avenue
Learn how to run, jump, roll, balance and catch together. Parent participation required.
10:40 am – 12:00 pm   
Free/Drop-in

Parent & Tot Lesson (6mos-3yrs) 
Minoru Aquatic Centre
7560 Minoru Gate
Instructor lead activities and games. Tips and techniques for introducing your child to water activities.
11:30 am – 12:15 pm   
Regular Drop-in fee

Yin Yang Yoga (55+yrs) 
West Richmond Community Centre
9180 No. 1 Road
Incorporate classical and Taoist yoga to further develop strength, flexibility and balance that focuses on the stillness of the mind, body and spirit. Mat required at each class.
2:30 – 3:45 p.m.   
Free/Drop-in

 

Tuesday, May 10
All Drop-in Fitness Classes
City Centre Community Centre
5900 Minoru Boulevard
May 6 - 13 Free/Drop-in

All Drop-in Fitness Classes and Fitness Centre
Hamilton Community Centre
5140 Smith Drive

May 6 - 13 Bring  a Friend for Free

Swimming Stroke Tips (13+yrs) 
Watermania
14300 Entertainment Boulevard
Receive swimming feedback and stroke correction from one of our swim instructors during your morning swim.
7:00 – 8:30 am   
Regular Drop-in fee

Dance Fitness Class (18+yrs) 
Thompson Community Centre
5151 Granville Avenue
Tone and sculpt with this cardiovascular workout of fun and easy-to-follow routines set to zesty Latin and international music.
9:15 – 10:15 am  
Free/Drop-in

Nordic Pole Walk/Circuit (55+yrs) 
West Richmond Community Centre
9180 No. 1 Road
Walk using poles for an aerobic and conditioning workout combined with excercises on the Seniors Fitness Circuit. Poles are available for use.
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.   
Free/Drop-in

Tai Chi in the Park (55+yrs)
Steveston Community Centre 
4111 Moncton Street
Simplified Yang style Tai Chi.
1:30 – 2:15 pm     Free/Barcode #1152732

Nordic Pole Walking (55+yrs)
Minoru Place Activity Centre
7660 Minoru Gate
Walk using poles for an aerobic and muscle conditioning workout. Poles are available for use.
1:30 – 2:15 pm     Free/Barcode #1505568

Ballroom Dance (55+yrs) 
City Centre Community Centre 
5900 Minoru Boulevard
Learn the basic steps of the Jive, Cha Cha, Waltz and Foxtrot. Singles and pairs welcome.
1:30 – 3:00 pm Free/Barcode #1304308

Family Yoga in the Park (All ages) 
Thompson Community Centre
5151 Granville Avenue
This all skill and fitness levels class improves coordination, strength and flexibility.
5:00 – 6:00 pm  
Free/Barcode #1513668

Time Out (All ages)
Richmond Nature Park
11851 Westminster Highway
Take a break – connect with nature and your kids through special activities including the Time Trail Challenge.
6:00 – 8:00 pm     Free/Drop-in

Group Cycling Beginner (13+yrs)
South Arm Community Centre
8880 Williams Road
Learn proper technique and form on the spin bikes.
6:45 – 7:30 pm     
Free/Barcode #1506668

 

Wednesday, May 11
All Drop-in Fitness Classes
City Centre Community Centre
5900 Minoru Boulevard
May 6 - 13 Free/Drop-in

All Drop-in Fitness Classes and Fitness Centre
Hamilton Community Centre
5140 Smith Drive
May 6 - 13 Bring  a Friend for Free

Wee Walk Celebration (All ages)
Minoru Park
7191 Granville Ave
An event for preschool children, their parents and grandparents!
10:00 am– 12:15 pm Free

Intermediate Step Class (18+yrs) 
West Richmond Community Centre
9180 No. 1 Road
Challenging step patterns and a more intense class. Previous step experience preferred.
9:15  – 10:30 am   
Free/Drop-in

Parent & Tot Lesson (6mos-3yrs) 
Minoru Aquatic Centre
7560 Minoru Gate
Instructor lead activities and games. Tips and techniques for introducing your child to water activities.
11:30 am – 12:15 pm   
Regular Drop-in fee

Intro to GeoQuest (All ages)
Richmond Nature Park
11851 Westminster Highway
Geocaching is a worldwide treasure hunt that you can play with a GPS or a smartphone! Try out this fun, family friendly activity with help from an experienced geocacher.
1:00 – 4:00 pm     Free/Drop-in

Nordic Pole Walking (55+yrs)
Steveston Community Centre 
4111 Moncton Street
Learn how to walk with poles for an enhanced aerobic and strength workout. Poles are available for use.
1:30 – 2:15 pm     Free/Barcode #1505618

Line Dancing — Variety  (55+yrs)
City Centre Community Centre 
5900 Minoru Boulevard
Try this new class that focuses on fundamental steps of line dancing that are adaptable to a variety of music including country, ballroom, rock and roll, disco, Latin and pop.
2:30 – 3:30 pm Free/Barcode #1509918

Public Skating (All ages)
Richmond Ice Centre
14140 Triangle Road
6:00 – 7:30 pm (skate rentals $3.00) Free/Drop-in

Proper Posture, Healthy Spine (16+yrs) 
Thompson Community Centre
5151 Granville Avenue
Learn proper posture and ergonomics for a healthy back. Dr. Natalie Siu the owner of Dr. Siu Chiropractic will present an informative session on exercises related to back health. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothes if they desire try out some of the exercises.
6:45 – 7:45 pm  
Free/Barcode #1504318

Thursday, May 12
All Drop-in Fitness Classes
City Centre Community Centre
5900 Minoru Boulevard
May 6 - 13 Free/Drop-in

All Drop-in Fitness Classes and Fitness Centre
Hamilton Community Centre
5140 Smith Drive
May 6 - 13 Bring  a Friend for Free

Just Move (13+yrs)
South Arm Community Centre
8880 Williams Road
Move through a series of agility, strength and balance stations under the direction of a personal trainer.
5:00 – 6:00 pm     
Free/Barcode #1506618

Time Out (All ages)
Richmond Nature Park
11851 Westminster Highway
Take a break – connect with nature and your kids through special activities including the Time Trail Challenge.
6:00 – 8:00 pm     Free/Drop-in

Drop-in Basketball (All ages) 
West Richmond Community Centre
9180 No. 1 Road
Challenging step patterns and a more intense class. Previous step experience preferred.
6:30 – 9:15 pm   
Free/Drop-in

Friday, May 13
All Drop-in Fitness Classes
City Centre Community Centre
5900 Minoru Boulevard
May 6 - 13 Free/Drop-in

All Drop-in Fitness Classes and Fitness Centre
Hamilton Community Centre
5140 Smith Drive
May 6 - 13 Bring  a Friend for Free

Ball Workout (18+yrs) 
Thompson Community Centre
5151 Granville Avenue
Effective and safe use of the ball taught to condition the core and improve balance. Join us for food and prizes after the class.
9:15 – 10:15 am
Free/Drop-in

Ease into Fitness (55+yrs) 
West Richmond Community Centre
9180 No. 1 Road
New to Fitness? Work your heart and muscles and enjoy a relaxing stretch while learning how to have a healthier body and reach achievable goals in this gentle fitness class.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm   
Free/Drop-in

Point, Flex, Ballet! (18+yrs) 
Richmond Arts Centre
7700 Minoru Gate
Join Miyouki Jego, Richmond Art Centre’s senior instructor, to learn some basic ballet techniques and choreography.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm   
Free/Barcode #1506818

Qigong for Health (55+yrs) 
West Richmond Community Centre
9180 No. 1 Road
Maintain health, increase vitality and experience inner peace and healing with this ancient form of Chinese medicine that includes gentle physical movements, breathing techniques and meditation led by a medical Qigong therapist.
2:30 – 3:30 pm   
Free/Drop-in