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COVID-19 update

With the health and safety of our students and employees top of mind, SAIT is following the Government of Alberta’s guidance specific to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cohos Commons Field is now open to staff and students only for recreational drop-in free play every day from 8 am to 8 pm (weather dependent). For more information please visit  Recreation Facilities and Hours on sait.ca. The rest of SAIT Campus Centre remains closed.

Please stay tuned to our social media channels and sait.ca/covid19 for the most up to date information. We are adapting to changing conditions and working on a stage opening strategy.

 

Recreation Programs

Our registered programs are open to students, staff, alumni and members of the public. Browse our offerings below to learn more about our programs, see upcoming dates and register. This option allows you to purchase a series (between nine and 12 classes) of the same fitness class.

Fitness
Course name Course code Upcoming classes & registration
Barre* FTNS 102
CRN 64582
$108
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This class is a fusion of Pilates, yoga and ballet. This full-body workout will strengthen your muscles through isometric muscle contractions. Using two to three-pound weights, high reps combined with a small range of motion will help create that lean muscles. 
Hump Day HIIT* FTNS 125
CRN 64591
$108
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This 45 minute high intensity interval training workout will help you get through hump day and give you energy for the entire week. The class is a combination of high intensity bursts followed by short recovery - the perfect pair for a Wednesday. 
X Fit 45/60 Small Group Training* FTNS 100
CRN 64581
CRN 64578
$108
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Take your training to the next level. This is a high-intensity plyometric-based workout. You will use agility ladders, plyometric boxes, medicine balls, TRX and sandbags to train like an athlete using powerful and explosive movements that will help build a strong, athletic physique. X Fit 45 is a 45 minute class. X Fit 60 is a 60 minute class. 
Spin Strong* FTNS 135
CRN 64592
CRN 64593
$108


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Challenge your body in this 60-minute fast-paced cardio class that incorporates muscle conditioning using small weights. It is recommended that you bring a small towel and a water bottle.
TRX Chisel* FTNS 002
CRN 64584
$108
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Utilizing the TRX suspension trainer and your own body weight, this class will offer you a variety of different functional movement workouts week to week. Each class focuses on building muscular endurance and different equipment will be used, including Bender Balls, Therabends, Gliders and more.
Lifting & Conditioning * FTNS 004
CRN 66020
$108   
CRN 66021
$108
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An athletic style class which from week to week will have a change in theme. The priority of activities performed in this class are strength based exercises, to athletic style conditioning activities. This style of class is great for somebody who wants to train in a "team like" environment while being instructed by a conditioning coach.

Yoga , Pilates & Tai Chi
Course name Course code Upcoming classes & registration
 Yoga for Backs YOGA 108
CRN 64607
$108
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We have your back … learn how to relieve back and neck tension, strengthen and support the whole spine. This class is designed to pay particular attention to the whole back including the neck and shoulders.
Flow and Lengthen Yoga*  YOGA 104
CRN 64606
$108
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Come join us for a good stretch. Flow and lengthen will increase flexibility and help lengthen those muscles for some well-deserved stress relief.
Flow and Restore Yoga YOGA 101
CRN 64523
$180

CRN 64605
$108
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A class that brings together breath, body and mind through the practice of asana. Class ends with restorative poses to revive your vital energy - calming, healing and soothing way to end your practice.
Yoga for Hips and Shoulders YOGA 109

CRN 64608
$108
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This class will focus on movement and poses designed to strengthen and increase a range of motion in the hips and shoulders, as well as to help develop greater body awareness. Great for beginners and advanced students alike.
Pilates* PILA 101
CRN 64604
$141
CRN 64603
$141
CRN 66022
$141
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Pilates is a series of movements designed to strengthen, tone and improve flexibility. Using isolated movements, you will feel the burn and work towards a long, lean body.
 Tai Chi Foundations MART 125
CRN 64597
$104
CRN 64596
$104
CRN 64598
$104
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The instructor will teach a set of standing exercises which will provide experience in grounding, Silk reeling and traditional Yang style movements. Tai Chi can help increase flexibility, muscle strength and feeling of well-being. Yang style is suitable for all ages and abilities.
 Tai Chi Intermediate MART 144
CRN 64601
$104
CRN 64602
$104
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This class teaches joint, standing and Silk reeling exercises, as well as Yang style and Chen style 18 forms. It places equal emphasis on external body movements, internal energy control and mental awareness and is combined with body movements. The conscious mind focuses on the movements, directing the body to move through the forms.
Tai Chi Advanced Yang 108 MART 126
CRN 64599
$104
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You will learn joint exercises, wuji standing, qigong and Yang Style 108 form in this class. Tai Chi principles are incorporated into the practice and equal emphasis is placed on body movements and internal energy control.
Fitness certification
Course name Course code Upcoming classes & registration
Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association (AFLCA)
Have you ever thought about teaching group fitness classes? Become a member of the Alberta Fitness & Leadership Certification Association (AFLCA). Gain practical knowledge of anatomy, exercise physiology, movement mechanics, and basic nutrition. Exercise Theory is a requirement to proceed to all AFLCA specialty modules including Resistance Training.
AFLCA Exercise Theory AQUA 112    
CRN 64572
$220
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AFLCA Resistance Training AQUA 119
CRN 64573
$220
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AFLCA Group Exercise with Portable Equipment AQUA 164
CRN 64574
$234
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AFLCA Group Exercise Fundamentals Only AQUA 164   
CRN 64575
$110
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AFLCA Fitness for the Older Adult  FTNS 142
CRN 66531
$225
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Wellness workshops
Course name Course code Upcoming classes & registration
Couples Massage FTNS 132
CRN 64609
$40

CRN 64610
$40
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Learn and receive basic massage techniques to ease sore muscles, and relax your mind. You will learn to use your hands without getting tired and help your partner's aches. Please register both people.
Dance
Course name Course code Upcoming classes & registration
 Salsa 101 DANC 129
CRN 64577
$108
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Come join us for some fun in salsa basics for beginners. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Signing up as a couple is encouraged but not required. 
Zumba* DANC 128
Zumba is a complete cardio workout. Enriched with hypnotic Latin rhythms and zesty, easy to follow dance moves, this popular dance craze focuses on specific beats and tempo changes that target every major muscle group in the body.
Racquet sports
Course name Course code Upcoming classes & registration
Squash for Beginners FTNS 136  
CRN 64611
$80
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This workshop will teach you the rules, help develop proper stroke and footwork techniques and leave you with the skills you need to enjoy this popular sport.
Martial arts
Course name Course code Upcoming classes & registration
Boxing  MART 130  
CRN 64600
$108
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In this beginner-friendly class, you will work through cardio workouts, build muscular strength and power, while learning proper technique and execution of kicks and punches.
Women's Self Defense MART 122  
CRN 64595
$80
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This course will empower women to manage confrontational situations, safety awareness and improve risk reduction. You will learn self-defence techniques, awareness, assertiveness skills, escapes and holds.

A group of people do triangle pose during a yoga class in Campus Centre.

RecX Pass

A RecX Pass allows you the convenience to enjoy unlimited fitness classes for an entire semester.

Make an investment in your personal wellness. Register for a RecX pass and enjoy unlimited access to our drop-in fitness classes for the entire semester. 

Winter Early Bird Rate Sign-up before Jan. 17 Winter Rate Sign-up after Jan. 17
SAIT student $60
FTNS 122
CRN 64589
Sign-up $80
FTNS 118
CRN 64587
Sign-up
SAIT staff $180
FTNS 117
CRN 64586
Sign-up $180 
FTNS 117
CRN 64586
Sign-up
Alumni/public $230
FTNS 123
CRN 64590
Sign-up $300
FTNS 108
CRN 64185
Sign-up

RecX pass holders can sign-up for fitness classes through IMLeagues.  

Fitness Classes included with purchase of a RecX Pass
Course name
Barre 
This class is a fusion of Pilates, yoga and ballet. This full body workout will strengthen your muscles through isometric muscle contractions. Using two to three-pound weights, high reps combined with a small range of motion will help create that lean dancer's body.
Hump Day HIIT
This 45 minute high intensity interval training (HIIT) workout will help you get through hump day and give you energy for the entire week. The class is a combination of high intensity burst followed by short recovery - the perfect pair for a Wednesday. 
X Fit 45/60 Small Group Training
Take your training to the next level. This is a high-intensity plyometric-based workout. You will use agility ladders, plyometric boxes, medicine balls, TRX and sandbags to train like an athlete using powerful and explosive movements that will help build a strong, athletic physique.
Spin Strong
Challenge your body in this 50-minute fast-paced cardio class that incorporates muscle conditioning using small weights. It is recommended that you bring a small towel and a water bottle.
TRX Chisel
Utilizing the TRX suspension trainer and your own body weight, this class will offer you a variety of different functional movement workouts week to week. Each class focuses on building muscular endurance and different equipment will be used, including Bender Balls, Therabends, Gliders and more.
Yoga, Pilates & Tai Chi 
Flow and Restore Yoga
A class that brings together breath, body and mind through the practice of asana. Class ends with restorative poses to revive your vital energy - calming, healing and soothing way to end your practice.
Yoga for Hips and Shoulders
This class will focus on movement and poses designed to strengthen and increase a range of motion in the hips and shoulders, as well as to help develop greater body awareness. Great for beginners and advanced students alike.
Pilates
Pilates is a series of movements designed to strengthen, tone and improve flexibility. Using isolated movements, you will feel the burn and work towards a long, lean body.
Tai Chi Foundations
The instructor will teach a set of standing exercises which will provide experience in grounding, Silk reeling and traditional Yang style movements. Tai Chi can help increase flexibility, muscle strength and feeling of well-being. Yang style is suitable for all ages and abilities.

Drop-in Rates

Try a drop-in to any one of our fitness classes. This is a non-committal way to test out our wide range of class options.

Drop-in rate
Recreation single drop-in class $11.43
Martial arts single drop-in class $15
Recreation/public skate drop-in $3 
Students/staff free
Shinny hockey drop-in $5
Students/staff free

Fitness
Course name
Barre
This class is a fusion of Pilates, yoga and ballet. This full body workout will strengthen your muscles through isometric muscle contractions. Using two to three-pound weights, high reps combined with a small range of motion will help create that lean dancer's body.
Hump Day HIIT
Get in shape and feel great this summer. This high-intensity interval training (HIIT) class is the perfect combination of cardio and strength training in an efficient 50-minute class.  You will get your heart rate up and burn more calories in less time. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. 
X Fit 45/60 Small Group Training *
Take your training to the next level. This is a high-intensity plyometric-based workout. You will use agility ladders, plyometric boxes, medicine balls, TRX and sandbags to train like an athlete using powerful and explosive movements that will help build a strong, athletic physique.
Spin Strong
Challenge your body in this 60-minute fast-paced cardio class that incorporates muscle conditioning using small weights. It is recommended that you bring a small towel and a water bottle.
TRX Chisel
Utilizing the TRX suspension trainer and your own body weight, this class will offer you a variety of different functional movement workouts week to week. Each class focuses on building muscular endurance and different equipment will be used, including Bender Balls, Therabends, Gliders and more.
Yoga, Pilates & Tai Chi 
Course name
Flow and Restore Yoga*
A class that brings together breath, body and mind through the practice of asana. Class ends with restorative poses to revive your vital energy - calming, healing and soothing way to end your practice.
Yoga for Hips and Shoulders*
This class will focus on movement and poses designed to strengthen and increase a range of motion in the hips and shoulders, as well as to help develop greater body awareness. Great for beginners and advanced students alike.
Pilates
Pilates is a series of movements designed to strengthen, tone and improve flexibility. Using isolated movements, you will feel the burn and work towards a long, lean body.
Tai Chi Foundations
The instructor will teach a set of standing exercises which will provide experience in grounding, Silk reeling and traditional Yang style movements. Tai Chi can help increase flexibility, muscle strength and feeling of well-being. Yang style is suitable for all ages and abilities.

Drop-in Facilities

  • Wellness Centre 
  • Squash Courts 
  • Arena
  • Cohos Commons Field

For facility booking rates please visit Facility Hours and Fees.

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