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Instructor Spotlight: Tanya Hillson

Teaching Zumba classes at the Kerrisdale Community Centre for 12 years, Tanya Hillson draws deeply from both her Caribbean heritage and Latin dance background. “My family comes from Trinidad and Tobago, which is the birthplace of soca and calypso music, the steel drum and limbo, and home to the world’s largest Caribbean carnival,” says Hillson, who was born and raised in Vancouver but frequently visited Trinidad as a child and teen. “Latin dance is also popular on the

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Enter the Exercise Room

While fitness and exercise have always had a place at the Kerrisdale Community Centre, it wasn’t until January 1995 that the Exercise Room officially opened. Popular ever since, the facility now sees around 5,000 visits monthly while continuing to welcome patrons of varying ages and fitness levels. “There’s a lot of variety of people,” says Barry Petkau (below, left), personal trainer and fitness attendant at the centre for almost 15 years. “I have clients who are trying

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Personal Training

Need more motivation? Get a personal trainer. Sign up for a 1 hour workout session with one of our certified trainers. Workout one-on-one (private) or join with a friend (semi-private) for added support. Perfect for starting out in a fitness centre, adding variety to your program, rehabilitating from an injury or improving sport specific athletic performance. Get started today! Complete our Personal Training Request Form below and submit it to our Front Office. A Programmer

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Exercise Room $3.50 Drop-in

Get Fit in our Exercise Room   Our Exercise Room is a clean, bright, well-equipped facility that can meet your training needs, whether you choose to work out on your own, use our orientation or personal training services, or join one of our many classes. Feel free to drop by for only $3.50 and take a look for yourself – we are confident you will be pleased with what you see! Membership in the Community

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Exercise Room $4 Drop-in

Get Fit in our Exercise Room   Our Exercise Room is a clean, bright, well-equipped facility that can meet your training needs, whether you choose to work out on your own, use our orientation or personal training services, or join one of our many classes. Feel free to drop by for only $4.00 and take a look for yourself – we are confident you will be pleased with what you see! Membership in the Community

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Group Fitness Classes

Aerobics Classes Designed for All Levels Get Fit in a Group Class Try something new or push yourself to a new level of strength and health. Choose Classic Stretch, Cardio Step, Gentle Fit, Cardio Combo and many more options to choose from. Our energetic instructors make classes fun, welcoming and suitable for every level. Get the latest schedule here

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Kerrisdale Community Centre is Life-Changing

Just back from an active vacation in the UK and Croatia, Janet Polonijo immediately credited the Kerrisdale Community Centre with helping her to take that type of holiday. “I have a personal trainer and am in the exercise room several times a week,” she explained. “Being able to work out here has been instrumental in keeping me fit and healthy – and getting me to a point where I can take a vacation that includes being very active

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