The public is invited to experience the Minoru Centre for Active Living Fitness Centre for free at the Open House this Saturday (Jan. 11) from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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Open house Saturday at Minoru fitness centre
Published 1:42 PST, Wed January 8, 2020
Last Updated: 2:13 PDT, Wed May 12, 2021
The Minoru Centre for Active Living Fitness Centre is welcoming Richmond to experience its new facilities first hand.
A free open house is scheduled for Jan. 11 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 7191 Granville Ave.
The spacious 790 square-metre (8,500 square feet) fitness centre opened to the public Jan. 1 and features a full complement of cardio, strength and stretching equipment with an added focus on functional training pieces that promote active aging, performance and fun. The centre also boasts a large 176 square metre (1,900 square feet) fitness studio that hosts a variety of group fitness classes.
Open house activities include six fitness classes including Power Fit at 10:45 a.m. and Synry Circuit at 5:30 p.m., 30-minute Group Fitness Try-It classes starting at the top and bottom of the hour between noon and 6 p.m. as well as facility tours throughout the day. Fitness orientations are also being offered with advance sign up required. Customers who sign up for a six-month or annual pass will receive a Minoru Centre for Active Living fitness towel.
In addition, everyone is welcome to drop in and try the equipment and learn about the various classes and programs on offer such as core conditioning, dance and tone, high intensity interval training, circuit classes, yoga and more.
The Minoru Centre for Active Living Fitness Centre is open Monday to Saturday from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. and Sunday and statutory holidays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Access is available on a drop-in basis as well as with monthly memberships and multi-visit passes.
The Minoru Centre for Active Living is a 10,220 square metre (110,000 square feet) community facility that includes a multi-pool aquatic centre (due to open later in 2020), a two-storey seniors centre, a full service cafeteria and bistro, and three outdoor public plazas.
For details about the Open House as well as all programs, fees and services offered at the Minoru Centre for Active Living, visit the facility website at www.minorucentre.ca or call 604-233-6225.