Health & Fitness

Whether you are a complete beginner, or looking for a challenging new work out, we’ve got classes to fit everyone’s fitness needs. 

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ONE Pass CardFitness Drop-Ins

Take advantage of the flexibility and convenience of our drop-in sessions. Choose an activity, pick a weekday, and come join us. View our ONE PASS information for admission rates.

Expert Advice

Anytime is a good time to start focusing on a healthy and active lifestyle. But it’s hard to resist kicking off a new fitness goal with a new year.

Before you get started, read below to find some helpful tips from certified personal trainer and fitness leader Jamie Ayson-Banico that will guide you through your goal setting, keep you on track to meet those goals – and help you avoid the common mistakes that can lead you astray.

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  • When it comes to goal setting, be realistic.

  • You’ve set your goals. Now what?

  • Get acquainted with a pro.

  • If you want to stay on track, pace yourself.

  • Looking for a place to start? We can help!

  • Class suggestion: Road to Fit Success

ActivAge™ & Choose to Move

walkingCoquitlam is partnering with BC Recreation & Parks Association (BCRPA) to bring you two new programs to help older adults become more active. 


Are you 65 or older? Wanting to get more physically active? Then ActivAge™ is for you. This fun and social program will get you moving in a relaxed and inviting class environment with like-minded people. You have two different program options to choose from:

  • Option 1 focuses on improving activities of daily living, strengthening muscles used day-to-day (e.g. bending, lifting, stretching, etc.) | Waitlist
  • Option 2 focuses on exercises that will enable you to become more involved with other activity programs or sports | Register Now

Each option runs once a week for one hour over 12 sessions. The sessions include discussions and handouts to help you improve your overall health and physical well-being. | Learn More

Option 1: Wednesdays, Jan. 23 – April 10, 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
Option 2: Tuesdays, Jan. 22 – April 9, 3 – 4 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: Glen Pine Pavilion

Choose to Move

Are you 65 and older and looking for motivation to become physically active? Choose to Move will help you make daily physical activity a habit, in ways that make sense for you. It's a free and flexible program that provides you with motivation and support to become more active. You'll receive both individual and group support:

  • Work with a trained activity coach to develop and stick to a physical activity plan made just for you
  • Join a group of other Choose to Movers to share successes and challenges

With the help of your activity coach and support group, you will find the motivation and accountability you need to achieve your goals.​ | Learn More | Waitlist

Date: Mondays & Tuesdays, Jan. 14 – July 8
Time: 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: Glen Pine Pavilion

​Shift Happens – Workout Etiquette

Take a look at your workout habits – do you need to shift your behaviour?



Teen FitnessJust for YOUth Fitness

Learn new workouts to keep your body strong and healthy in our youth-specific fitness classes. 

Skills & Drills: Athletic Conditioning (13 – 15 yrs)

Work on drills to increase your fundamental skills for life-long participation in sports. A certified trainer will guide you through strength, cardio and conditioning drills to enhance your agility, coordination and speed. This is a great class for teens who want to stay active outside of a structured sport environment. | Register Now

Date: Tuesdays, Jan. 8 – Jan. 29
Time: 4:15 – 5:15 p.m.
Location: City Centre Aquatic Complex
Cost: $28.40

Registered ​Health & Fitness Programs ​ 

All our registered health and fitness programs are listed in the Program Guide. The Health & Fitness section has everything from dance to general workouts, beginner programs, indoor cycling, Pilates and yoga or go directly to SignMeUp to search.

Keiser BikeBegin to Cycle

Designed to prepare the novice participant to learn the basics of indoor cycling. Learn how to set up and properly use an indoor Keiser bike. Be ready and feel confident to participate in our many drop-in cycle offerings! | Register Now

Dates: ​Thursdays, Jan. 17 – 31
Time: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Poirier Sport &  Leisure Complex

Waiver Forms for Specialty Registered Programs

If you're attending any of our prenatal classes, a PARmed-X for Pregnancy Form will need to be completed prior to working out.

For other specialty classes, you will be notified at registration if you need to fill out a Par-Q+ Form  – "The Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire for Everyone." ​Depending on your answers, you may also be required to visit your doctor before attending our fitness classes.

Fitness Orientations & Training

Fitness Starter Program

A comprehensive, basic fitness program with a certified trainer to get you moving safely and effectively.
19+ years | Register Now!

Time: 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.
Location: Alpine Fitness Centre, Glen Pine Pavilion, 1200 Glen Pine Court 

Teen Weight Training

Our certified instructor will teach you the benefits of designing a weight-training program that will work for you. Learn proper body mechanics, the tools to get a great workout and nutrition tips. 13 – 16 years | Register Now!  

Fitness: Youth Orientation 

Getting started? Let us help! Get a fitness orientation of the facility, the equipment and its safe use. Youth 13 – 15 years must take this program to workout in the fitness centres or attend drop-in classes. Register Now! 

Personal Training

New to the gym or an experienced fitness lover?  A personal trainer can teach you exercises, keep you motivated and working out effectively and efficiently. Learn more

Fitness Facility Locations & Hours of Operation​

Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex

633 Poirier Street,
Coquitlam, B.C. V3J 6A9 | map
Phone: 604-927-6027

  • 7 days a week, 6 a.m.  10 p.m. 

City Centre Aquatic Complex

1210 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, B.C., V3B 7T8 | map
Phone: 604-927-6999

  • Monday – Saturday, 5:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, 7 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • Waterpark features and diving boards are open on a rotating schedule, 10:30 a.m. – ​8:30 p.m. 

Pinetree Community Centre

1260 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, B.C. V3B 7Z4 | map
Phone: 604-927-6960

  • Regular Hours
    7 days a week, 8 a.m.  10 p.m. | Weight room & office, same hours

Glen Pine Pavilion

The Fitness Centre is open to adults 19+ years and our reception closes 30 minutes prior to our closing times.​​ ​

1200 Glen Pine Court
Coquitlam, BC, V3B 2P7 | map
Phone: 604-927-6940

  • Monday​ to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:​15 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Program Guide

2019 Program Guide - Winter + Spring - WEB Cover

2019 Winter/Spring Program Guide

Register now for winter and spring programs (January to April). View available programs in Coquitlam's 2019 Winter/Spring Program Guide (download). You can pick up a printed copy of the guide from our recreation facilities.