Confederation Heights Fitness Centre

Confederation Heights Fitness Centre

The Confederation Heights Fitness Centre (CHFC) is a multi-purpose, multi-user active living facility. It is located in the basement of the Canada Post Cafeteria building at the corner of Riverside Drive and Heron Road.

The hours of operation are from 5:30am to 9:00pm, 7 days a week. Lockers in the change rooms are for daily use only, with a limited number of lockers available for rent at the entrance to the Centre.

Membership is available to employees and their families (must be 16 years or over) of Government Departments, Agencies and Crown Corporations and businesses in the Confederation Heights area. The membership fee (October 1 to September 30) entitles members to use all of the Centre's equipment and to participate in its programs.



Aerobic Class Description 



BALL 

  •  Core conditioning incorporating a stability ball. Designed to strengthen your abdominals, back, shoulders, hips and legs, as well as improve posture, flexibility, balance and overall body awareness. 


CARDIO LOW 

  •  “LOW” does not mean low intensity, be prepared to workout! Class combines low impact movements/combinations with high impact options to increase your cardiovascular fitness level. Usually followed by abdominals and a thorough stretch. 


CARDIO LOW & MSE

  •  The best of both: half cardio low and half muscular strength and endurance. 

 
CARDIO TONE  “LOW”

  • impact movement for low intensity cardiovascular conditioning while using hand weights in a slow and controlled fashion to improve muscular endurance. (1 – 3 lbs). 

 
INTERVAL

  • This session alternates segments of cardio work and muscle conditioning. Stimulates the muscles in challenging ways and improves your heart rate recovery capability. May be done as low or step. 


MSE Muscular Strength and Endurance

  •  A muscle-conditioning workout focusing on all major muscle groups using hand weights, elastics, body bars and/or body resistance to strengthen and tone the body. No cardio - just warm-up, strength and stretch! (3 - 8 lbs). 


STEP

  • Using vertical movements, stepping up onto a platform, to improve cardiovascular conditioning. Different levels are achieved through options and the number of risers used. Usually followed by abdominals and a thorough stretch. 


STEP CARDIO TONE  “STEP”

  • movement for low intensity cardiovascular conditioning while using hand weights in a slow and controlled fashion to improve muscular endurance. (1 – 3 lbs).

 

Fitness and Exercise

CHFC Weight Trainers

  • John Holstein & Michael Ribicki are weight training volunteers for the Fitness Centre. They can provide information for any of the equipment at the Centre and/or set up an individual training program for you.

Contact Us

613-736-0325

2755 Riverside Dr ,
Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 7X4

Hours

5:30am to 9:00pm, 7 days a week

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