In response to the announcement made on April 6 by the Alberta government to return to Step 1 under "The Path Forward" Plan, the Calgary JCC weight room will be closed until further notice. One-on-one personal training remains a great option at this time, as well as private swim lessons and household pool bookings. Learn more...

Spin

A minimum 8 hour course covering topics specific to leading group exercise cycling classes. This practical based course will cover specific information for planning and developing recreational indoor cycling classes. Topics include: bike set-up and safety, pedaling, cadence, posture, class structure and content; class components, music, leadership and choreography design; movement combinations, cardiovascular conditioning, instruction […]

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Portable Equipment

A minimum 8 hour course covering topics specific to leading group exercise portable equipment classes. This practical based course will cover specific information for planning and developing portable equipment classes. Topics include: use of portable equipment, evolution, research and guidelines, class structure and content; planning, class components, use of music, leadership and choreography; equipment exercises, […]

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Group Exercise

A minimum 12 hour course covering topics specific to leading group exercise classes. Topics included are: leadership, trends and media, history, legal responsibility and accountability, class components, music, movement and cueing, developing movement combinations, exercise analysis, and special populations. This course MUST be combined with at least one practical designation course: Choreography, Step, Cycle, Portable […]

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Resistance Exercise

A minimum 20 hour course covering topics such as leadership, muscular strength, muscular endurance, circuit, introductory weight training programs, monitoring fitness centre, and/or weight room orientation. Topics covered include: techniques and precautions, exercise analysis, design, anatomy program design, specialty background, safety considerations, training methods, and resistance training with women, older adults and youth.

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Older Adult

A minimum 20 hour course covering topics specific to leading fitness classes for the aging population. This course provides an overview of the changes which occur in the body as it ages and the considerations required when planning and leading fitness classes for older adults. Topics covered include: nutrition, physiology of aging, sociology of aging, […]

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Exercise Theory

A minimum 24 hour course covering basic fitness principles and a variety of activity experiences. Course topics include: anatomy, physiology, movement mechanics, training and conditioning, nutrition, leadership and health and fitness. The Exercise Theory course is the prerequisite to all specialization courses.

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Amos Oz

Celebrating Amos Oz, z”l and His Body of Work ON THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF HIS PASSING In Judaism, every reader is a proof reader, every student a critic, and every writer – including the Author of the universe – begs a great many questions. – Amos Oz Genetics of an Author Dramatized Reading Written, directed, and […]

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Neuro Rehab

This is not your typical exercise class – it incorporates foam rollers, fitness circles, and even towels! Participants will learn how to take care of their posture, spine, pelvic floor, neuromuscular system, and muscular skeletal system As a group we will go through a series of movements to help prevent injury, minimize arthritis, and lengthen […]

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Foundations of Olympic Lifting

In addition to the introduction of various compulsory lifts such as the “Clean and Jerk” and “Snatch”, this class will help to improve barbell efficiency, power, explosive speed, strength, and coordination Participants will also improve benchmark performance lifts, sports performance indicators (ie jump height, 40m sprint, etc ), sport-related coordination, and sport-related conditioning. This class […]

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First Aid and CPR

We offer Alberta Occupational Health and Safety approved first aid and CPT training. Learn the most up-to-date training from our dedicated instructors who teach through various methods to make the course fun and informative. These courses are temporarily not being offered. Darrian Doucet Aquatics Coordinator (403) 444-3147 aquatics@cjcc.ca Darrian was born and raised in Calgary, […]

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