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Lindsay Recreation Complex Weight Room to re-open August 31

LRC Weight Room

Lindsay Recreation Complex Weight RoomKawartha Lakes - The Weight Room at the Lindsay Recreation Complex is scheduled to re-open on Monday August 31 under COVID-19 health and safety guidelines.

The Weight Room will be open seven days a week with reduced hours and rotation of in-use equipment. Pre-registration will be required through the Kawartha Lakes Online Registration website and an active membership will be required.

All Weight Room timeslots will be 50 minutes in length. In addition to physical distancing guidelines, the number of members working out will be limited. Patrons will be required to adhere to the following COVID-19 rules and safety protocols:

  • Patrons must ensure they maintain a physical distance of two meters or six feet from other Weight Room users at all times.
  • There will be no access to change rooms or lockers. Exercisers will be required to change at home prior to attending their workout.
  • As per public health standards, all participants will be required to wear a mask or face covering while attending the facility (with the exception of while working out).
  • Patrons must follow the directional signage throughout the facility and in the Weight Room.
  • Patrons will be required to remove outdoor footwear in pool lobby area, put on indoor footwear and proceed to the Weight Room via the lower floor Weight Room. Outdoor footwear will be placed in a pool lobby cubby or Weight Room cubby.
  • Equipment in-use will rotate on alternating days.
  • No spectators will be permitted. All attendees must be registered and be working out.
  • All exercisers must wipe equipment down (e.g. handles, seats, backrest, consoles) with provided disinfectant spray after each use.
  • Spotters must be used on all heavy lifts with free weights, but need to be part of your specific COVID-19 social circle.

Members can register up to seven days in advance and limited space will be available. To register or view the fitness schedule visit:

Weight Room hours will be Monday through Friday 6:30am to 8:30pm and Saturdays and Sundays 10:30am to 3:30pm. The Weight Room will be closed for a full cleaning Monday through Friday 2:30pm to 3:30pm and 8:30pm to 9:30pm and on weekends 3:30pm to 4:30pm.

Current clients can log in to their Online Registration account to sign up for Weight Room timeslots. New clients will be required to purchase a membership and set up an online account prior to registering.

For further information on Memberships or Weight Room protocols visit or contact the Fitness Coordinator by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1555 or email

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For further information, please contact:

Candace McGuigan

Fitness Coordinator, Parks, Recreation and Culture Division

City of Kawartha Lakes

705-324-9411 extension 1555  

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