Stay Young – Exercise!
The FLC Seniors Club and Trico Centre for Family Wellness encourage you to come out and participate in any of the many senior programs Trico Centre has to offer. A Trico Centre membership provides access to all drop-in fitness classes, early program registration, ability to pause your membership at no cost, and a 20% discount on most registered programs. Or drop-in with us and attend our classes with our drop-in admission rate.
For more information, to sign up for an affordable membership, to register for programs, or purchase admission, please feel free to visit Guest Services on the lower level, or visit us online at www.tricocentre.ca
Drop-in Fitness Programs
The following drop-in fitness programs are specially designed for seniors and are included in your Trico Centre membership. 10 visit passes and daily drop in passes are also available for purchase at our Guest Services.
|60+ Couple Membership:||$77.00/monthly|
|60+ Daily Admission:||$8.50|
|60+ 10 Pass Admission:||$76.50|
An active, social class designed to enhance your cardiovascular/respiratory systems, improve bone density and develop your balance. This class uses chairs rather than mats for many strengthening/stretching exercises.
|Fit ‘n Fab
A gentle aerobic and muscle conditioning class designed with the older adult in mind. Improve balance, aerobic endurance, and flexibility and muscle tone.
Please obtain a Fit ‘n Fab card from the fitness desk 30 minutes before the start of the class.
Deep Water Workout
Explore the benefits of deep water aqua with this total body workout that uses varying tempos, hand positions and ranges of motion to modify movement intensity. Improve your mobility, flexibility, cardiovascular fitness, and endurance.
H2O Tabata & Tranquil Stretch
Work at your own pace through timed intervals featuring a mix of dynamic moves designed to take your fitness to a brand new level. Then refresh and renew muscles with a long, relaxing stretch.
H2O Energy 4 All
Improve cardiovascular fitness and increase overall muscle tone and core strength as you exercise using varying tempos, hand positions and ranges of motion. A variety of equipment including noodles and water dumbbells may be used.
Suitable for all levels, this class provides a vigorous workout designed to keep your heart pumping and a smile on your face! A variety of techniques, including muscle conditioning and steady state as well as interval training will be used to improve your endurance and strengthen your core.
The following register programs are specially designed for seniors and you get 20% off with a Trico Centre membership.
Bones and Balance
Move through life with spontaneity and confidence! Learn techniques and exercises to improve balance and safely build dense, strong bones - particularly around the wrists, hips, and spine - even if you’ve already been diagnosed with osteopenia/osteoporosis.
Cooking for Health & Well-Being
Learn to cook easy, comforting, wholesome foods. Recipes and ingredients are specially selected to help prevent chronic illness, fulfill dietary requirements, and build strength in older adults. *Food included in cost.
Pilates & Nutrition for Stronger Bones
Learn Pilates movements and targeted nutrition to strengthen your bones and stave off osteoporosis. Back, hip and wrist strengthening along with balance training to guard against falls. Exercises to be avoided by those with low bone density will be identified.
BALANCE BUILDERS: Fall Prevention for Older Adults (65+)
In partnership with Alberta Health Services, this program is designed to prevent falls and help you improve balance, stay strong, and maintain independence. Participants are assessed and monitored. Participants must attend at least 75% or 6 out of 8 classes per month.
Have you hesitated to try yoga because it’s challenging to get down on the floor? Now a chair becomes your mat. Just about any pose that can be done standing, sitting, or lying on a mat can be adapted to sitting in a chair. Class includes breathing, meditation, stretching, strengthening, and lots of fun!