Upcoming events

    • 1 Jan 2019
    • 31 Dec 2019
    • OCA
    Register

    For recording drop in and punch cards clients

    • 13 Jan 2019
    • 24 Feb 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    • 20
    Register

    In this flow class you’ll be guided through postures in a Vinyasa style to encourage proper alignment of the body and bring balance, strength, and calmness to the practitioner.

    Oaklands Community Centre      6/$54 or Drop-in $12

    55519     Su     Jan 13–Feb 24           10–11:15 am

    *No class Feb 17


    • 14 Jan 2019
    • 25 Feb 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    • 20
    Register

    Belly Dance Flexfit is a combination of fun Middle Eastern belly dance, cardio and core exercises. Belly dancing is a low-impact, high-energy dance form that’s great for all ages. This program focuses on engaging the core using belly dance movements and blending upbeat and slow beat rhythms with easy-to-follow combinations and choreography for a total body workout. Let your body and mind dance to the exotic rhythms while improving your overall fitness!

    Oaklands Community Centre      6/$54 or Drop-in $12

    55446     M      Jan 14–Feb 25           5:45–6:45 pm

    *No class  Feb 18


    • 14 Jan 2019
    • 25 Feb 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    • 19
    Register

    Join us for one of the fastest growing Latin dance inspired fitness crazes across the world! People of all ages are falling in love with its infectious music, easy-to-follow dance moves and body-sculpting benefits. Come dance to the rhythms of Salsa, Merengue, Mambo and other Latin beats!

    Oaklands Community Centre 6/$54 or Drop-in $12

    55469     M      Jan 14–Feb 25           6:15–7:15 pm

    *No class Feb 18


    • 15 Jan 2019
    • 26 Feb 2019
    • 7 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    Register

    HIIT is a total body, heart pumping, aerobic and strength conditioning workout. This interval-based class combines full-body strength training with high intensity cardio bursts designed to tone your body. Expect warm up and cool down times with a half hour HIIT session, between, outdoors if possible. Modifications for all fitness levels are provided.

    Oaklands Community Centre 7/$63 or Drop-in $12

    55458 T Jan 15–Feb 26 6–7 pm



    • 15 Jan 2019
    • 19 Feb 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    • 20
    Register

    Experience the fun new workout that everyone is talking about. Groove is a revolutionary workout that celebrates everybody’s unique way of moving. Break out of the fitness box! The movements are purpose-driven and designed to build strength, cardio and endurance. Multi-level class, suitable for those looking for a low-impact activity. No experience necessary.

    Oaklands Community Centre 6/$54 or Drop-in $12

    55454     T       Jan 15–Feb 19           7–8 pm



    • 15 Jan 2019
    • 19 Feb 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    Register

    Bachata is a popular partner social dance that originated from the Dominican Republic. Continue learning basic footwork and body isolation techniques, fun patterns, and musicality so you could dance the night away. Under the spell of the music, feel the rhythm, the connection, have fun and lose yourself. Partner preferred but not required. This class is for dancers with previous Bachata experience.

    Oaklands Community Centre          6/$54

    55421     T       Jan 15–Feb 19           8–9 pm


    • 16 Jan 2019
    • 13 Mar 2019
    • 9 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    • 20
    Register

    Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese exercise, helps to strengthen the body, improve balance and circulation, and can alleviate many chronic ailments. This accessible and meditative class will help exercise your mind and body through a series of gentle, flowing postures.

    Oaklands Community Centre         9/$36

    55547     W      Jan 16–Mar 13             11 am–12 pm


    • 16 Jan 2019
    • 3 Apr 2019
    • 12 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    Register

    This course is for those with previous knowledge of Italian. Further develop your proficiency in speaking, listening, reading and writing in a fun and interactive environment.

    Oaklands Community Centre          12/$108

    55472     W      Jan 16–Apr 3             6–7 pm


    • 16 Jan 2019
    • 20 Feb 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    • 20
    Register

    This is a Bollywood-inspired dance fitness program that combines choreography with the hottest music from around the world. This 50-minute cardio workout cycles between higher and lower-intensity dance sequences to get you moving, sweating, and motivated. The infectious expression and movement of Bollywood is safe and powerful total body workout for all fitness levels.

    Oaklands Community Centre 6/$54 or Drop-in $12

    55450     W      Jan 16–Feb 20           7:15–8:15 pm


    • 16 Jan 2019
    • 20 Feb 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    Register

    Learn one of the most popular and fast-growing dances in Canada and the world. Kizomba is a slow and sensual partner dance from Angola. Continue learning basic steps, connection, musicality and many ways to create patterns. Watch out! You may become addicted to this dance. Partner preferred. This class is for dancers with previous Kizomba experience.

    Oaklands Community Centre          6/$54

    55425     W      Jan 16–Feb 20           8:15–9:15 pm


    • 17 Jan 2019
    • 14 Mar 2019
    • 9 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    • 15
    Register

    This class will give both moms and babies up to 9 months the opportunity to make the most of this precious time in life. Everyone will get the chance to stretch, move and relax while spending time together. This class allows mom to focus on baby when necessary; nursing, changing diapers, comforting your babe, while also getting time to focus on oneself. Find music, laughter, massage and hands-on stretching in this enjoyable class. Instructor: Jenny Hindley

    Oaklands Community Centre 9/$81 or Drop-in $12

    55496     Th     Jan 17–Mar 14          12–1 pm


    • 17 Jan 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • 21 Feb 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • Oaklands Neighbourhood House
    • 20
    Register

    A 60 minute Hatha Yoga class focused on body awareness, safe alignment, and a strong mind-body connection. Designed to cultivate balance, strength, mobility, and joint stability in your body.

    Oaklands Neighbourhood House      6/$54 or Drop-in $12

    55968     Th     Jan 17–Feb 21          6–7 pm



    • 17 Jan 2019
    • 28 Feb 2019
    • 7 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    • 25
    Register

    Channel your inner rockstar with this full-body cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, sweat dripping fun of playing the drums. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted exercise drumsticks, torch calories and drum your way to a leaner, slimmer physique – all while rocking out to your favourite music!

    Oaklands Community Centre 7/$63 or Drop-in $12

    55463     Th     Jan 17–Feb 28           6–7 pm



    • 17 Jan 2019
    • 21 Feb 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • Oaklands Neighbourhood House
    • 15
    Register

    This class is perfect for anyone planning to visit Spanish-speaking countries or those who just want a taste of the language. Learn basic grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary for travelers including introductions and greetings, how to order food and beverages, currency and directions in a fun and interactive environment. No previous experience required.

    Oaklands Neighbourhood House   6/$54

    55475     Th     Jan 17–Feb 21           7–8 pm



    • 17 Jan 2019
    • 28 Feb 2019
    • 7 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    • 20
    Register

    A Hatha practice blended with Pilates that offers mind, body and spiritual instruction to inspire and rejuvenate. This class will offer a few twists to the classical style. Join in this fresh and fun class to find your flexible body, calm your mind and inspire your spirit. Yoga mats and blocks available. Instructor: Nicole D’Agati

    Oaklands Community Centre      7/$63 or Drop-in $12

    55504     Th     Jan 17–Feb 28           7:15–8:30 pm


    • 17 Jan 2019
    • 7 Feb 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    Register

    This friendly, supportive class will include safe and gentle movements to prepare your body for birth. Focus will be placed on strengthening deep core muscles, releasing tension and rejuvenating your entire body. These gentle asanas will benefit your spine, uterus and pelvic floor and increase overall comfort. Connect with other moms-to-be in your community as you enjoy the benefits of this popular class. This class is appropriate for both new and experienced students. Instructor: Angela McMillan, prenatal certified

    Oaklands Community Centre      4/$36 or Drop-in $12

    55500     Th     Jan 17–Feb 7             7:30–8:30 pm


    • 19 Jan 2019
    • 16 Mar 2019
    • 8 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    Register

    Whether you are a beginner, weekend warrior or need to add something new to your fitness schedule our new Saturday boot camp can add a quick, effective workout into your weekend! We will be using bodyweight, resistance bands, weights, boxing, intervals and circuits to work hard and have fun! Join us Saturdays this spring for a healthy way to kick off your weekends!

    Oaklands Community Centre 8/$72 or Drop-in $12

    55466     Sa     Jan 19–Mar 16          8–9 am

    *No class Feb 16


    • 19 Jan 2019
    • 16 Mar 2019
    • 8 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    Register

    Zumba is a Latin dance-inspired fitness craze around the world. Stay fit - have fun with your kids, whole family, partner, or grandparents. Everyone welcome. Enjoy ZUMBA®, increase your energy level, improve cardio endurance with awesomeness and fun! Kids 12 and under free. Children must participate. Max 2 kids per paying adult.

    Oaklands Community Centre 8/$72 or Drop-in $12

    55539     Sa     Jan 19–Mar 16          9–9:45 am

    *No class Nov Feb 16


    • 21 Jan 2019
    • 4 Mar 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    • 20
    Register

    Ease tension, release stress, and calm the mind with gentle postures and relaxing breathing practices. This class will help prepare the body, mind and spirit for a restful sleep. Yoga mats and blocks available. Instructor: Tanya Roberts

    Oaklands Community Centre 6/$54 or Drop-in $12

    55483     M      Jan 21–Mar 4            7:45–9 pm

    *No class  Feb 18


    • 22 Jan 2019
    • 23 Apr 2019
    • 14 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre

    Train with us to walk in the 30th annual TC 10K race on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Your clinic registration fee includes all the pieces to get you set for the start line at this great event: race entry, training tools & expert tips, 14 week training program, race shirt, technical training shirt, limited recreation centre use, discounts from our retail partner - The Running Room and lots of support and camaraderie provided by an enthusiastic team of leaders! All levels welcome. To register visit runsport.ca

    Oaklands Community Centre          14/$137

    Walk Clinic

    55572     T       Jan 22–Apr 23 6:30–8 pm



    • 22 Jan 2019
    • 23 Apr 2019
    • 14 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre

    Train with us to run in the 30th annual TC 10K race on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Your clinic registration fee includes all the pieces to get you set for the start line at this great event: race entry, training tools & expert tips, 14 week training program, race shirt, technical training shirt, limited recreation centre use, discounts from our retail partner - The Running Room and lots of support and camaraderie provided by an enthusiastic team of leaders! All levels welcome. To register visit runsport.ca

    Oaklands Community Centre          14/$137

    Run Clinic

    55526     T       Jan 22–Apr 23           6:30–8 pm


    • 22 Jan 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Oaklands Neighbourhood House
    Register

    Fermentation Series

    Come and learn a variety of fermentation techniques and improve your health through the power of probiotics! Classes offer instructions and recipes to take home. Register for $35 per class or $120 for all four. Instructor: Alexandra Pony

    Sauerkraut Workshop

    The holy grail of all fermented foods, sauerkraut has nourished generation upon generation. Rich in probiotics, vitamins B & C, and much more, this is an easy food to introduce to your diet to improve digestion, boost immunity and increase vitality.

    Oaklands Neighbourhood House 1/$35

    55530 T Jan 15 7-8 pm

    • 23 Jan 2019
    • 13 Mar 2019
    • 8 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    Register

    Learn the basics of yoga, improve your balance, strengthen your core AND increase your overall body strength! Leave class feeling relaxed and focused. No need to be intimidated, yoga is for everyBODY! This is a fun, multilevel yoga class that’s suitable for all ages. Yoga mats and blocks available. Instructor: Tanya Roberts

    Oaklands Community Centre      8/$72 or Drop-in $12

    54493     W      Jan 23–Mar 13          9:30–10:45 am




    • 24 Jan 2019
    • 5:45 PM
    • 28 Feb 2019
    • 6:55 PM
    • Oaklands Neighbourhood House
    • 20
    Register

    This is an introduction to acting for the stage, from movement and voice to improvisation that will expand student’s creativity by relying on their natural instincts. Students will learn a variety of acting strategies and essential skills for stage, all while exploring story and character.

    Oaklands Neighbourhood House      6/$66

    55970     Th     Jan 24–Feb 28          5:45–6:55 pm



    • 25 Jan 2019
    • 15 Mar 2019
    • 7 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    • 20
    Register

    In this gentle class you will have the option of practicing yoga poses in either a chair or using a mat. Chair yoga is ideal for anyone with physical or mobility challenges (diabetes, arthritis, etc.) or anyone wanting a slower-paced yoga practice. Even if you’re a regular in yoga class, chair yoga routines are a great way to stretch and flex while working at your desk or during a lunch break. Together we will learn how to use our breath to increase flexibility and strength while decreasing tension and stress. Instructor: Tanya Roberts

    Oaklands Community Centre 7/$63 or Drop-in $12

    55487     F       Jan 25–Mar 15          12:15–1:30 pm

    *No class Feb 15


    • 28 Jan 2019
    • 11 Mar 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    Register

    Learn the basics of yoga, improve your balance, strengthen your core AND increase your overall body strength! Leave class feeling relaxed and focused. No need to be intimidated, yoga is for everyBODY! This is a fun, multilevel yoga class that’s suitable for all ages. Yoga mats and blocks available. Register for both Monday and Wednesday sessions and pay $8 per class. Instructor: Tanya Roberts

    Oaklands Community Centre 6/$54 or Drop-in $12

    55490     M      Jan 28–Mar 11          12:15–1:30 pm

    *No class  Feb 18


    • 29 Jan 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Oaklands Neighbourhood House
    • 15
    Register

    Fermentation Series

    Come and learn a variety of fermentation techniques and improve your health through the power of probiotics! Classes offer instructions and recipes to take home. Register for $35 per class or $120 for all four. Instructor: Alexandra Pony

    Bone Broth Workshop

    Bone broth is one of the most healing and nourishing tonics. Learn about the benefits and different types of bone broth, when and why to drink it and, most importantly, how to make it. There will be yummy broths to sample.

    Oaklands Neighbourhood House   1/$35

    55532     T       Jan 29                        7–8 pm


    • 5 Feb 2019
    • 5 Mar 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Oaklands Neighbourhood House

    Join us on the first Tuesday of each month to meet others who enjoy reading, share ideas, and have lively conversations. Coffee and tea provided. Visit our website or check our Facebook page for monthly book selection.

    Oaklands Neighbourhood House   Free

    first Tuesday of each month 6:30-8 pm



    • 5 Feb 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Oaklands Neighbourhood House
    • 15
    Register

    Fermentation Series

    Come and learn a variety of fermentation techniques and improve your health through the power of probiotics! Classes offer instructions and recipes to take home. Register for $35 per class or $120 for all four. Instructor: Alexandra Pony

    Water Kefir Workshop

    Cousin to Kombucha, this deliciously effervescent probiotic-rich drink is a phenomenal alternative to juices and pop. A great way to quench your thirst and sugar cravings, and give your digestion an extra boost. Children love it, too! Please bring a Mason jar to take home your own starter.

    Oaklands Neighbourhood House   1/$35

    55534     T       Feb 5                          7–8 pm


    • 6 Feb 2019
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Oaklands Community Centre

    Drop by the community centre on the first Wednesday of each month to share conversations, coffee, tea, and baked goods with other adults and seniors. Talk about what resources and programs are available throughout the city, access help with Oaklands resources, and socialize with your neighbours!

    Oaklands Community Centre          Free

    First Wednesday of each month       12:30–2 pm


    • 6 Feb 2019
    • 14 Feb 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    Register

    Do get left behind. Come and learn the terminology, basic word-processing and email you need to be connected.

    Oaklands Community Centre 4/$128

    55428     W, Th Feb 6–14 12:30–2 pm


    • 10 Feb 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Oaklands Neighbourhood House
    • 15
    Register

    Did you know that many of our illnesses and allergies are created by all the ‘toxins’ in our environment? That ‘toxins’ are in just about everything we eat, breathe, put on our skins, clean with, sleep on? In this workshop, we will take a look at some of the most popular ‘toxins’ in our cleaning products, the affect they have on the body, and how we can easily replace them with healthy, homemade alternatives. You will go home with one cleaning product of your choosing, plus a list of toxic ingredients to watch out for when you go shopping. Instructor: Helen Dougherty

    Oaklands Neighbourhood House   1/$20

    55480     Su     Feb 10                        10–11:30 am


    • 14 Feb 2019
    • 14 Mar 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    Register

    This friendly, supportive class will include safe and gentle movements to prepare your body for birth. Focus will be placed on strengthening deep core muscles, releasing tension and rejuvenating your entire body. These gentle asanas will benefit your spine, uterus and pelvic floor and increase overall comfort. Connect with other moms-to-be in your community as you enjoy the benefits of this popular class. This class is appropriate for both new and experienced students. Instructor: Angela McMillan, prenatal certified

    Oaklands Community Centre      5/$45 or Drop-in $12

    55501     Th     Feb 14–Mar 14          7:30–8:30 pm


    • 15 Feb 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Oaklands Community Centre
    Register

    If you are in need of a therapeutic night, where you can relax, socialize, and have fun in a safe, friendly, and playful environment, come join us on for a evening of art instruction. Let the artist inside you come out to shine or if you don’t have one, you can come borrow one for the night! Regina will guide you step-by-step on how to complete an acrylic painting on canvas. Check our website for sample paintings. No experience necessary and all supplies included.

    Oaklands Community Centre 1/$35

    55557 F Feb 15 6:30-8:30 pm


    • 19 Feb 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Oaklands Neighbourhood House
    Register