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Physical literacy and positive recreational experiences lead to a healthier, happier life. Through participating in our programs, students gain confidence to stay active for life. We strive to make movement fun!

These programs are available at:

  • Clareview Community Recreation Centre
  • Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre
  • Kinsmen Sports Centre
  • Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre
  • The Meadows Community Recreation Centre

Elementary School Programs

Capacity: up to 25 participants unless otherwise specified and dependent on space availability.
Duration: 1 hour, unless otherwise specified.

Note: programs are based on instructor and space availability.

Build a Plant-Based Lunch (Kindergarten-Grade 6)

Program Fee: $400
Duration: 2 hours
Capacity: 30 students

Students will build a balanced lunch using plant-based foods. A list of allergies/intolerances will be required and programming adapted for those students.

Building a Balanced Breakfast (Kindergarten-Grade 6)

Program Fee: $400
Duration: 2 hours
Capacity: 30 students

Students will build a balanced breakfast and discuss different variations they can create at home. This will help build confidence in building a balanced breakfast or snack! A list of allergies/intolerances will be required and programming adapted for those students.

Guess the Food (Kindergarten-Grade 6)

Program Fee: $400
Duration: 2 hours
Capacity: 30 students

Students will be divided into teams to compete. One member of each team will be blindfolded and given fruits or vegetables to try and have to guess what it is. The team with the most points wins the competition. A list of allergies/intolerances will be required and programming adapted for those students.

Mini Movers (Kindergarten)

Program Fee: $96/hr

Welcome to the world of movement! In this creative program, preschoolers will have fun navigating the world of obstacles and dance. Through imaginative play and self-discovery, children will enhance their physical and social skills while increasing their self-confidence.

Yoga Adventures (Kindergarten–Grade 6)

Program Fee: $134/hr

Jump on board for a yoga adventure with us! Students bark in downward dog, hiss in cobra pose and flutter their wings in butterfly. Balance on a surfboard and stretch up tall like a tree. This fun class will open new doors to health and relaxation!

Zumba Kids (Kindergarten - Grade 6)

Program Fee: $134/hr
Capacity: 25-40 participants depending on space availability

Designed exclusively for elementary students, Zumba Kids classes are rockin’ high-energy fitness parties packed with specially choreographed, kid-friendly routines and all the music kids love!

Kung Fu Pandas (Grades 1–4)

Program Fee: $96/hr

Students learn basic kickboxing techniques and self-defense skills. This fitness-focused program is designed to foster development through physical activity in a fun, non-competitive environment.

Obstacle Fit Kids (Grades 1-6)

Program Fee: $126/hr (5-20 participants), $226/hr (21-40 participants)
Locations: Kinsmen, Terwillegar and The Meadows

Experience fitness in a fun and safe way. Students will learn body awareness, balance, and basic strength training through obstacles, relay activities, and circuits.

Sugar Shocker (Grades 3-9)

Program Fee: $400
Duration: 2 hours
Capacity: 30 students

Students will work in teams to calculate out how much sugar in some popular food items. The objective is to help build awareness of where sugar is found and discuss ways to create balance in their routine.

Junior High and High School Programs

Capacity: up to 25 participants unless otherwise specified and dependent on space availability.
Duration: 1 hour, unless otherwise specified.

Note: programs are based on instructor and space availability.

Sugar Shocker (Grades 3-9)

Program Fee: $400
Duration: 2 hours
Capacity: 30 students

Students will work in teams to calculate out how much sugar in some popular food items. The objective is to help build awareness of where sugar is found and discuss ways to create balance in their routine.

Bootcamp (Grades 7–12)

Program Fee: $96/hr

This is an exciting, high energy fitness class. Youth will participate in a variety of fun, developmentally appropriate activities. Students will learn basic weight training techniques, participate in relays and have a blast!

Chopped Challenge - Breakfast (Grades 7-12)

Program Fee: $400
Duration: 2 hours
Capacity: 30 students

Students will compete in teams to create a simple balanced breakfast using a few secret ingredients provided to each team. The final dishes will be judged and one team will be named the Chopped Challenge Champions! A list of allergies/intolerances will be required and programming adapted for those students.

Chopped Challenge - Lunch (Grades 7-12)

Program Fee: $400
Duration: 2 hours
Capacity: 30 students

Students will compete in teams to create a simple balanced lunch using a few secret ingredients provided to each team. The final dishes will be judged and one team will be named the Chopped Challenge Champions! A list of allergies/intolerances will be required and programming adapted for those students.

Cycle Blast (Grades 7–12)

Program Fee: $96/hr
Capacity: varies based on location

Rev up your cardio and overall conditioning with a fun group cycling class set to energizing music. Students will be challenged with a variety of interval drills and games utilizing rolling hills, sprints, climbs and much more!

Kick & HIIT (Grades 7-12)

Program Fee: $96 per hour

Combine cardio kickboxing movements with High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) in this fun and heart pumping class. Students will learn some basic kickboxing techniques along with high intensity total body exercises.

Kickboxing (Grades 7-12)

Program Fee:
$96/hr (5-20 participants)
$177/hr (21-40 participants)
Location: Kinsmen, Terwillegar

Students learn basic kickboxing techniques and self-defence skills in this fitness-focused progam. Your students' development will be fostered through physical activity in a fun, non-competitive environment.

Learn to Play (Grades 7-12)

Program Fee: $96/hr
Capacity: varies based on sport and location

This program will lead kids through a high energy and action-packed session with the goal of encouraging participation, confidence, and fun! Participants will be taught the skills, rules and strategies of the sport they choose by a certified sport-specific instructor. Come out and learn in a fun and friendly environment. Equipment is provided by the City of Edmonton.

Obstacle Fit (Grades 7–12)

Program Fee:
$126/hr for 5-20 participants
$226/hr for 21-40 participants
Location: Kinsmen Sports Centre

Run, jump, crawl, and climb through obstacles. Obstacle Fit encourages every student to test their balance, stamina, and agility. This class incorporates a lot of new activities!

STRONG Nation® (Grades 7-12)

Program Fee: $253/hr
Capacity: 25-40 participants depending on space availability

Stop counting the reps. Start training to the beat. STRONG Nation® combines body weight, muscle conditioning, cardio and plyometric training moves synced to original music that has been specifically designed to match every single move.

Team Group Training (Grades 7-12)

Program Fee: $134/hr (5-15 participants), $234/hr (16-32 participants)

An opportunity for teams to use City of Edmonton training facilities to improve your groups fitness level for any sport, game, or activity! Utilize high level strength and conditioning coaches and trainers with state of the art functional training equipment to meet your training needs. By training as a group all participants will receive the instruction required to succeed and improve all levels of fitness. Programming can also be customized based on the needs of the group to ensure success on the field!

Team Group Training is offered at all COE locations, but may be specified to certain locations based on group size and equipment requirements.

Yoga (Grades 7–12)

Program Fee: $134/hr

Improve mental and physical strength, reduce stress and improve focus. The practice of Yoga can help students learn how to better connect with their minds and bodies, and learn techniques to help them cope with the unique stresses they are faced with every day. 

Youth in Action (Grades 7–10)

Program Fee: $190/hour (5-16 participants), $290 (17-32 participants)
Duration: 2 hours

Students are educated on safe fitness centre practices including proper etiquette and equipment use. The program introduces youth to the basics of fitness and weight training, including principles of both cardiovascular and resistance training. All youth between the ages of 12 and 15 must complete this program before being admitted to a City of Edmonton Fitness Centre.

Zumba (Grades 7-12)

Program Fee: $134/hr
Capacity: 25-40 participants depending on space availability

Take the “work” out of workout! Students will dance in a fusion between Latin and various international music genres to create a dynamic experience. They will build a basic understanding of Zumba and its positive effects on the mind and body.

Fitness Centre Orientation (Grades 10-12)

Program Fee: $190/hr (5-16 participants), $290/hr (17-32 participants)
Duration: 2 hours

This 2-hour program is designed to introduce Youth 16+ to the fitness centre and provide them with an orientation of the resistance training and cardiovascular machines. Instructors will be able to answer any fitness questions you may have during this time.

Book Your School or Group Program

(2020/21 School Year)

Cancellation and Rescheduling

Written notice of cancellation must be submitted via email to cmsschoolbookings@edmonton.ca. Programs cancelled with 30 days notice or more will not be charged the program fee or a cancellation fee. Programs cancelled with 8-29 days notice are subject to be charged 50% of the program fee, unless the cancellation is filled by a waitlisted group. For programs cancelled within 7 days notice or less, the full program fee will be charged.

In the event that a class arrives late, the school will still be charged the full fee and the program will end at the originally scheduled time.

Other School and Group Programs

Looking for more program options? See the complete list of school and group programs at attractions and recreation centres.

For More Information

School/Group Program Reservations Office

Telephone

780-442-1442

Email cmsschoolbookings@edmonton.ca

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