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COVID-19 update: Effective September 22, 2021 Proof of vaccination may be required to access facilities. Refer to the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols for further details or e-mail the Fitness Coordinator.

The Lindsay Recreation Complex and the Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre in Bobcaygeon have re-opened under enhanced COVID-19 safety protocols. Pre-registration will be required for fitness programming.

For further information on fitness facilities, programming or memberships contact the Fitness Coordinator by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1555 or by e-mail.

The Winter 2022 edition of the Kawartha Lakes Community Guide is now available. This digital publication highlights the variety of aquatics, fitness and leisure programs offered this Winter, along with some great ideas for outdoor fun!

Download a copy of the Winter 2022 Community Guide.

Alternate formats of the document are available upon request. Contact recreation@kawarthalakes.ca or call 705-324-9411 extension 1220 to learn more.

Fitness Programming

COVID-19 update: Please be advised schedules are subject to change based on current provincial COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. Sessions may be impacted, delayed or cancelled. For questions or to confirm schedules e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

All participants will be required to pre-register for Fitness programs in advance. There will no longer be a pay-as-you-go option available.

Participants can register up to 8 days in advance of Drop In Fitness Classes. Limited space is available in each class.

To encourage physical distancing, class sizes will be limited and participants will be required to adhere to specific COVID-19 Fitness Rules and Safety Protocols.

Effective August 31, 2020, an active Health Membership will be required to book Drop In Fitness Classes.

Fitness Programs/Class Schedules and Descriptions

COVID-19 update: Please be advised schedules are subject to change based on current provincial COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. Sessions may be impacted, delayed or cancelled. For questions or to confirm schedules e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

We are pleased to offer a variety of Fitness Programs and Classes for all fitness levels and interests both at the Lindsay Recreation Complex as well at the Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre.

Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre - Drop In Fitness Classes (open to Members only)
  • Drop In Fitness Classes are not offered at the Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre.
Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre - Group Fitness Programs (open to Members and Non-Members)
  • Participants will be required to register and pay for the entire session at the time of registration.
  • Participants in these Programs will be required to register for the entire session, drop ins are not permitted.
  • All participants must pre-register for the program online prior to start date.
  • Limited space is available in all programs.
Trim 'N' Tone

Join this group to have continued support, as well as the assurance that there will be a Personal Trainer on hand to provide you with a new weekly exercise tip and to answer any questions you may have while you workout. Continue with the camaraderie of your classmates, knowing you'll have assistance as needed and graduate to independent workouts.

This is a Group Fitness Program; this program is open to both Members and Non-Members.

To register for an upcoming Trim 'N' Tone program, visit our Online Program Registration website.

Lindsay Recreation Complex - Drop In Fitness Classes (open to Members only)
  • Drop In Fitness Classes are open to individuals with an active Health Membership only.
  • Individuals must hold an active Health Membership in order to be able to register in a Drop In Class; these classes are not open to the general public.
  • These classes do not require registration for an entire session, but on a per class basis.
  • Drop In Classes are available for registration up to 8 days in advance of each class.
  • Members are still required to register online for these classes ahead of time and cannot just show up for a class.
  • These classes are free of charge and are included as part of the Health Membership fee.
  • Limited space is available in all classes.
Barre Fitness

This class provides a workout that combines all elements of Ballet, Barre, functional training and stretching. Moves are choreographed with a ledge or chair, all to motivating music. This class is suitable for all fitness levels.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Barre Fitness class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Body 'N' Soul

Body 'N' Soul is a gentle class designed with fluid movements, providing cardio conditioning, muscular toning and strength; as well as, flexibility, balance and coordination training. This class offers a complete workout to improve overall wellness and everyday function.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Body 'N' Soul class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Cardio Sculpt

This class is an infusion of cardio and muscle conditioning to keep you and your mind moving. Tabata timing and circuits will use your body weight as well as equipment. This class is open to all fitness levels.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Cardio Sculpt class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga is great for people with limited mobility, who have trouble getting down to the floor and/or sitting on the floor. Yoga helps reduce stress and boosts mental clarity; as well as, helping with pain management due to aging and chronic conditions. Yoga done regularly, helps improve strength, flexibility and balance. Come and do something positive for yourself in a safe and welcoming environment.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Chair Yoga class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Core Conditioning

Never get around to completing the core portion of your workout? Need motivation to complete those planks? Join our instructor for 45 minutes of 'core-only' to get you on the road to a solid core!.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Core Conditioning class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Cycle Fit

One of our fitness instructors will lead you on the ride of your life! Ride a specially designed stationary bike to music, on a journey to fitness like no other.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Cycle Fit class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Cycle Strength

This fun, new class combines cardiovascular training on a bike with off-bike resistance training. This class strives to create a stronger, more balanced approach to performing better both inside and outside of the Fitness Studio.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Cycle Strength class visit our Online Program Registration website.

Early Bird Cycle Fit

Don't be late, this ride waits for no one! 45 minutes of heart pumping pedaling will get you on your way to a great day!.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Early Bird Cycle Fit class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Early Bird Mix

Start your day with a workout comprised of a variety of fitness styles including hi-lo, step, muscle conditioning, yoga and more. Train your muscles and cardiovascular system while having loads of fun all before you get on with your day.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Early Bird Mix class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Fitness Mix

This is a workout comprised of a variety of fitness styles including hi-lo, step, muscle conditioning, Yoga and more. Train your muscles and cardiovascular system while having loads of fun.

This a Drop In fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Fitness Mix class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Fitness with Soul

This is a class designed to provide a complete body workout in a fun and soulful environment. Increase your muscle endurance, cardiovascular fitness, balance, coordination and improve your overall health. This class combines non-impact cardio exercises, upper body strengthening, core and balance training. Many variations are provided to meet the needs of all participants.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Fitness with Soul class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Forbert Outdoor Fitness Mix

This class is outdoors and is a workout comprised of a variety of fitness styles. Train your muscles and cardiovascular system while having loads of fun.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Forbert Outdoor Fitness Mix class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Play Ball

Who said this class was child's play? Stability Balls, Yoga Balls, BOSU Balls...this playground will challenge you like no other!.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Play Ball class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Run 'N' Sculpt

This new class will consist of a run followed by body weight exercises and stretching. This class takes place outdoors and is open to all running levels.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Run 'N' Sculpt class visit our Online Program Registration website.

Stretch 'N' Strength

A wonderful combination of muscle conditioning, coordination and muscle lengthening. Strengthen, tone and improve flexibility of the major muscle groups. Lean and long is the goal. This class is a great compliment to every workout regime.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Stretch 'N' Strength class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Stroller Fit

Calling all parents! This class takes place outdoors and will consist of amped up walking and body weight and core exercises, while your child enjoys a ride in the stroller. This class is suitable for all fitness levels.

Pre-registration is required.

This class is a seasonal program.

This is a Group Fitness Program; this Program is open to both Members and Non-Members.

To register for an upcoming Stroller Fit Program visit our Online Program Registration website.

Sunrise Yoga

This is a Yoga class for the early riser. This class will focus on traditional Yoga poses with an emphasis on breathing, relaxation and mediation.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Sunrise Yoga class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Tabata

Intensity meets efficiency. This workout will ask you to push it as hard as you can for 20 second intervals with a 10 second interval in between. Generally done in 8 or 4 minutes sessions (or Tabata) this class is bound to get your heart pumping.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Tabata class visit our Online Program Registration website.

Trim 'N' Tone

Join this group to have continued support, as well as, the assurance that there will be a Personal Trainer on hand to provide you with a weekly new exercise tip and answer your questions while you workout. Continue with the camaraderie of your classmates, knowing you'll have assistance as needed and graduate to independent workouts.

For further information on this program, e-mail the Fitness Coordinator

Urban Poling

Urban Poling involves walking with specialized poles. Urban Poling can burn 20 – 46 % more calories than regular walking, while reducing the stress on your hips, knees and ankles. Walking with poles improves balance and posture.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Urban Poling class visit our Online Program Registration website.

Warrior Cycle

This class will provide you with a full mind, body and soul work out. Warrior Cycle combines both Cycle and Power Yoga. The first part of the class will take you on a journey on your bike, you will then continue to sweat on the mat for the second half of this fun new class!

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Warrior Cycle class visit our Online Program Registration website.

Yoga

The focus of this class is on gentle physical exercises including traditional Yoga poses with an emphasis on breathing, relaxation and meditation.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Yoga class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Yoga with Mirka

This class involves gentle physical exercises including traditional Yoga poses with an emphasis on breathing, relaxation, self-pampering and meditation. Enjoy an improved well-being in this mind, body and spirit approach.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Yoga with Mirka class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Yogahh

Students will learn the flow of a Vinyasa style platform which calls for a slow-paced class with attention to breathing and alignment. Energizing in nature; promoting strength, balance, flexibility and peace of mind this class will leave you feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day with a renewed focus of energy.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Yogahh class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Yoga Flow

This class is suitable for all levels of experience and incorporates energetic movement through a series of Yoga postures with fluid physical motion. This class is a practice with a balance of effort and ease.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Yoga Flow class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Zumba

Let the rhythms take over and move your body to Latin inspired music in this fun class! This class is suitable for all fitness levels.

This a Drop In Fitness Program; registration takes place up to 8 days in advance for each class, an active Health Membership is required to enroll in this class.

To register for an upcoming Zumba class visit our Online Program Registration website.
Lindsay Recreation Complex - Group Fitness Programs (open to Members and Non-Members)
  • Group Fitness Programs are open to both Health Membership holders and Non-Members, unless otherwise stated.
  • These Programs are free of charge for Members, unless otherwise stated.
  • Participants will be required to register and pay for the entire session at the time of registration.
  • Participants in these Programs will be required to register for the entire session, drop ins are not permitted.
  • All participants must pre-register for the Program online prior to start date.
  • Limited space is available in all Programs.
Huff 'N' Puff

This exercise program is open to those waiting to re-introduce, or continue gentle exercise in their life. Graduates of the Pulmonary Rehab and Cardiac Rehab class at Ross Memorial Hospital are welcome. Join our trainers for a program designed to assist in breathing techniques, chair exercises and cardiovascular machines.

To register for the Huff 'N' Puff Program, individuals must contact the Fitness Coordinator directly by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1555.

Retreads Relocated

This class is specifically for those individuals who have been redirected into community programming from the Ross Memorial Hospital's 'Retreads' program. Working under the direct supervision of a Certified Trainer, participants will learn how to safely and effectively use the fitness facilities as you transition away from the Hospital program.

This is a Group Fitness Program; this Program is open to both Members and Non-Members.

To register for an upcoming Retreads Relocated Program visit our Online Program Registration website.

Stroller Fit

Calling all parents! This class takes place outdoors and will consist of amped up walking and body weight and core exercises, while your child enjoys a ride in the stroller. This class is suitable for all fitness levels.

This class takes outdoors and is seasonally based.

Pre-registration is required.

This is a Group Fitness Program; this Program is open to both Members and Non-Members.

To register for an upcoming Stroller Fit Program visit our Online Program Registration website.

Simply Strength

Not your typical group fitness! This program will teach you how to perform the fundamental movements of strength training in a safe, fun and self-paced environment. Classes are lead by Coach Ethan Kelly, a trained Powerlifting/Olympic Weightlifting Coach and Personal Trainer. Participants will learn how to perform basic barbell movements that utilize the most amount of muscle for the most effective and time sensitive results.

This is a Group Fitness Program; this Program is open Members only. An active Membership is required in order to register for this Program.

To register for an upcoming Simply Strength Program visit our Online Program Registration website.

Lindsay Recreation Complex - Fitness/Weight Room Schedules

COVID-19 update: Please be advised schedules are subject to change based on current provincial COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. Sessions may be impacted, delayed or cancelled. For questions or to confirm schedules e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

The Lindsay Recreation Complex offers a variety of Fitness and Weight Room Programs and classes to suit all fitness levels and abilities.

Fitness Program/Class Schedules

COVID-19 update: Please be advised schedules are subject to change based on current provincial COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. Sessions may be impacted, delayed or cancelled. For questions or to confirm schedules e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

Pre-registration is required for all Fitness Programs. Limited space is available.

View Fitness Schedules online

For details call 705-324-9411 extension 1555 or e-mail the Fitness Coordinator.

Body 'N' Soul Program

Body 'N' Soul is a gentle class designed with fluid movements, providing cardio conditioning, muscular toning and strength, as well as, flexibility, balance and coordination training. These classes offer a complete workout to improve overall wellness and everyday function.

View Body 'N' Soul Participants Letter

Location: Lindsay Recreation Complex - Upper Floor Fitness Studio. Please note there is elevator access to the Upper Floor Fitness Studio.

Registration: Participants will need to pre-register through our Online Program Registration website at: https://kawarthalakes.perfectmind.com

No drop in's, phone in or in-person registrations will be permitted.

Participants will be able to book 8 days in advance.

Under the guidelines for COVID-19, we have limited spacing in the Fitness Studio. To maintain the required physical distance, there will be limited spots available in each class.

We ask that you only book two times per week to give the opportunity for others to participate in the class.

Participants will be required to have an active Health Membership in order to book class times.  You can re-activate or purchase memberships over the phone by calling the Fitness Coordinator at 705-324-9411 extension 1555.

Participants will be required to wear a face mask or face covering while in the facility, but face masks or coverings can be removed once in the Fitness Studio in your designated spot for class.

How to Register:

Step 1: Visit our Online Program Registration website at: https://kawarthalakes.perfectmind.com and enter your credentials to log in

Step 2: Click on 'Register' on the top tool bar

Step 3: Click on 'Drop in Fitness'

Step 4: Scroll to the program you want to join, once you find it, click 'Book'

Step 5: Click the 'Book' button to complete the registration

Step 6: Click on 'Next'

Step 7: Click on 'Checkout'

Step 8: This confirms that you have completed the registration

For assistance or further questions contact the Fitness Coordinator by calling: 705-324-9411 extension 1555 or e-mail the Fitness Coordinator.

Upcoming Registration Dates
Winter 2022 session

Registration for the Winter 2022 session will begin online on Tuesday December 14, 2021 at 9am through our Online Program Registration website.

Further details on programs to be offered will be coming soon.

COVID-19 Fitness Rules and Safety Protocols

  All Fitness Programming and facilities will adhere to COVID-19 specific rules and safety protocols.

COVID-19 Fitness Class Rules and Safety Protocols - effective November 15, 2021

Effective November 15, 2021, COVID-19 Fitness Class Rules and Safety Protocols will include:

  • Fitness class capacity will increase to 15 participants per class, with the exception of Cycle Fit which will be 10 participants per class.
  • The marked participants squares in class will be removed. Instructor taped square's will remain in place at this time.
  • Participants will still be required to pre-register for desired classes up to 8 days in advance.
  • Registered participants may arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of class, no entries will be permitted once the class has started.
  • Participants will be required to adhere to the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols and must show proof of vaccination to front desk staff and complete a COVID-19 screening prior to entry.
  • The Lindsay Recreation Complex upper floor Fitness Change Rooms will be available for washroom, changing, locker and shower use.
  • Patrons must follow the directional signage throughout the facility and in the Fitness Studio/Workout Centre. Participants will be required to place their belongings in the appropriate indicated areas.
  • As per public health standards, all participants will be required to wear a mask or face covering while in the building, with the exception being while participating in a fitness class.
  • Lindsay Recreation Complex patrons will be required to remove outdoor footwear in the pool lobby area, put on indoor footwear and proceed to the Fitness Studio via the lower floor Weight Room.
  • Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre patrons will be required to remove their outdoor footwear in the front entrance area and change into their indoor shoes prior to entering the Workout Centre.
  • Limited equipment will be provided for aerobic classes and no yoga blocks or straps will be provided for yoga classes. Participants are encouraged to bring their own should they require them for class.
  • No spectators will be permitted. All attendees must be registered and participate in the fitness class.
  • When attending Fitness Programs and Weight Room members will need to have their Membership Cards with them in order to open Weight Room doors at the Lindsay Recreation Complex.

For questions regarding Fitness Class COVID-19 Rules and Safety Protocols call the Lindsay Recreation Complex at 705-324-9112 or the Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre at 705-738-5858 or e-mail the Fitness Coordinator.

 

How to Register

COVID-19 update: Please be advised schedules are subject to change based on current provincial COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. Sessions may be impacted, delayed or cancelled. For questions or to confirm schedules e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

Fitness class participants will be required to pre-register ahead of time for their desired class using our Online Program Registration website.

Winter 2022 Program Registration will begin online at 9am on Tuesday December 14, 2021.

Members can register for Drop In Fitness Programs up to 8 days in advance of the class start date. Limited space will be available in each class.

Once an Online Program Registration account has been created, participants will then be able to register for Fitness Programs/Classes online.

How to Register for a Drop In Fitness Class (Members only)

Registration will take place online only for all Fitness Programs and Weight Room time blocks. An account is required in order to register online through our Online Program Registration website.

Drop In Fitness Class participants must have an active Health Membership in order to register for these classes. Members will be able to pre-register up to 8 days in advance for their desired class.

For details on how to create an account visit our Register for a Program page.

Members, follow these step by step directions to register for a Drop In Fitness Class:

  1. Once you have created an account, log in to our Online Program Registration website: https://kawarthalakes.perfectmind.com using your username and password.
  2. Click on 'Register'.
  3. Under the Drop In Program tab choose 'LRC Drop in Fitness'.
  4. Select the Drop In Program you wish to register for.
  5. Use the date calendar to select the date you wish to attend.
  6. Click on the 'Book' button.
  7. Follow all the steps through to complete your Drop In Fitness class registration. Once successfully registered, you will receive an e-mail confirming your registration. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail, please call 705-324-9112 to confirm booking.

Require assistance setting up an account or registering for a Drop In Fitness class or for any additional questions please call 705-324-9112 or e-mail the Fitness Coordinator.

How to Register for a Group Fitness Program (Members and Non-Members)

COVID-19 update: Please be advised schedules are subject to change based on current provincial COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. Sessions may be impacted, delayed or cancelled. For questions or to confirm schedules e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

Registration will take place online only for all Fitness Programs and classes. An account is required in order to register online through our Online Program Registration website.

Group Fitness Program participants do not require a Membership in order to register for the Program.

For details on how to create an account visit our Register for a Program page.

Members and Non-Members, follow these step by step directions to register for a Group Fitness Program:

  1. Once you have created an account, log in to our Online Program Registration website: https://kawarthalakes.perfectmind.com using your username and password.
  2. Click on 'Register'.
  3. Under the Fitness & Wellness tab choose 'Group Fitness'.
  4. Select the Group Fitness Program you wish to register for.
  5. Use the date calendar to select the date you wish to attend.
  6. Click on the 'Book' button
  7. Follow all the steps through to complete your Drop In Fitness class registration. Once successfully registered, you will receive an e-mail confirming your registration. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail, please call 705-324-9112 to confirm booking.

Members, follow these step by step directions to register for multiple drop in programs:

  1. Log in to your Online Program Registration account at: https://kawarthalakes.perfectmind.com
  2. Follow the registration process by selecting, 'Register' and selecting an activity. (If you are unsure to register for a program please visit instructions above)
  3. Add the first registration to your Cart by following the prompts. Once you see the checkout screen, do not add a payment. Instead, click the 'Continue Shopping' button under the payment section. You will then be redirected back to the 'Select an Activity Screen'. Note: you will see that you have an item in your cart and that the spot is being held.
  4. Select the additional programs or drop-in's you wish to register for and once again follow the registration process.
  5. Both registration will not be visible in the checkout screen. If you would like to add more, once again click on the 'Continue Shopping' button.
  6. Once you have all of the desired program registrations in your cart, you can proceed with processing your payment for all of the registrations in your order summary.

Require assistance setting up an account or registering for a Group Fitness class or for any additional questions please call 705-324-9112 or e-mail the Fitness Coordinator.

Frequently Asked Fitness Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions regarding Fitness Programs and facilities.

Have a question that is not listed below? contact the Fitness Coordinator by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1555 or e-mail us.

How do I sign up for a Membership?

Memberships for both the Lindsay Recreation Complex and the Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre are available for purchase over the phone by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1555 or extension 1560 or by calling the Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre at 705-738-5858.

Memberships can also be purchased in person at the front desk of the Lindsay Recreation Complex. Please call ahead to confirm Front Desk hours of operation by calling 705-324-9112.

Payment will be required at time of registration.

Is a Membership required to use the Weight Room and Workout Centre?

Yes, an active Health or Corporate Membership is required to use the Weight Room at the Lindsay Recreation Complex and an Active Health/Fitness Membership is required to access the Workout Centre at the Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre in Bobcaygeon.

Do I have to wear a mask or face covering during a fitness classes?

As per public health standards, a mask or face coverings must be worn while in the facility, including the Change Room and Washroom areas. Participants do not need to wear a mask or face covering while actively participating in a fitness class.

Do I have to wear a mask or face covering while in the Weight Room or Workout Centre?

As per public health standards, masks or face coverings do not have to be worn while completing an activity but must be worn in the Change Rooms, Washrooms and other areas of the Facility.

Are the Change Rooms open?

Effective November 15, 2021 the upper floor Fitness Change Rooms at the Lindsay Recreation Complex will re-open for washroom, changing, locker and shower use.

The Change Rooms facilities at the Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre are open and fully functional. Please note, at this time lockers will not be available at this facility until further notice.

Will classes take place back to back?
No, there will be time allotted after each class for thorough cleaning using products approved by Health Canada.
How many people will be allowed in the Weight Room at a time?

Effective November 15, 2021 Weight Room capacities will be lifted.

Do I need to register in advance for a class or can I just drop in the day of the class?
All participants will be required to register up to 8 days in advance for their desired program. Pay-as-you-go and daily drop-ins will not be permitted at this time. All participants must be registered ahead of time and cannot just show up to participate in a class.
Can I book multiple workout blocks per day?
Members will be only permitted to book one 50 minute workout block per day.
Do I require a Membership to book and attend fitness classes?

An active Health or Corporate Membership will be required in order to book Drop In Fitness Classes.

A Membership is not required for Group Fitness program, unless otherwise stated. 

All Fitness programs require pre-registration to be completed online through our Online Program Registration website

What types of equipment will not be provided for classes?

Yoga blocks and yoga straps will not be provided and participants should bring their own if they wish to use them for the class.
How many people are able to participate in a fitness class at once?
Effective November 15, 2021, 15 participants will be allowed per fitness class with the exception of Cycle Fit which will permit 10 participants per class.
Can I use the washroom during a fitness class?
Change Room washrooms will be open to fitness class participants. As per public health standards a mask or face covering must be worn while in the Change Rooms, Public Washrooms and throughout the facility.
Is Personal Training available?

Personal Training has resumed. For details contact the Fitness Coordinator directly by calling extension 705-324-9411 extension 1555.

Are the Squash Courts open? 
Effective November 15, 2021 one Squash Court at the Lindsay Recreation Complex will re-open for Member use only. Pre-registration will be required for all time slots. Reservations for the Squash Court will take place exclusively through our Online Program Registration website.
Is there an enhanced cleaning schedule in place during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Yes, an enhanced cleaning schedule for surface touch areas has been implemented. In addition, the Weight Room and Workout Centre will be closed for periods of time during the day for deep cleaning. Please refer to the Weight Room and Workout Centre schedules for details.
How do I cancel a Weight Room booking or Drop In Fitness Class?
If you are unable to attend a time slot that has been booked for either the Weight Room, in a Drop In Fitness Class or for a Public Swim, please call either the Lindsay Recreation Complex at 705-324-9112 or the Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre at 705-738-5858 to cancel so that the spot can be opened up for another participant.
Memberships

Our Workout Centres and Fitness Programs make it easy to get fit in your community. We offer a variety of Fitness Programs, Classes and Memberships for people of all ages and abilities to help you achieve your fitness and wellness goals.

Current Members

Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre Memberships:

All term memberships were extended during the COVID-19 closure restrictions and monthly ongoing memberships were suspended. As of July 26, monthly ongoing memberships will be reactivated and monthly payments will resume.

For further information about memberships or to reactivate your account, please call 705-324-9411 extension 1555 or e-mail the Fitness Coordinator

Lindsay Recreation Complex Memberships:

All term memberships were extended during the COVID-19 closure restrictions and monthly ongoing memberships were suspended. As of July 26, monthly ongoing memberships will be reactivated and monthly payments will resume.

For further information about memberships or to reactivate your account, please call 705-324-9411 extension 1555 or e-mail the Fitness Coordinator

Active Memberships will need to book the following services:

  • Drop In Fitness Classes

There will be no pay-as-you-go options available for these services.

Squash Memberships will not be activated at this time as the Squash Courts are closed at this time. If you have a Squash/Health Membership and would like to activate the health portion, please call 705-324-9411 extension 1555 or e-mail the Fitness Coordinator.

For additional questions call 705-324-9411 extension 1555 or e-mail the Fitness Coordinator.

Lindsay Recreation Complex Memberships

The Lindsay Recreation Complex boasts a 25 metre 6 lane pool, a small therapeutic pool, on deck sauna, Change Room facilities and showers; 2 ice pads, a variety of aquatic and land fitness programs, a fully equipped weight training/cardiovascular fitness gym, a large bright aerobics studio with a cushioned maple floor, squash courts and community room. Residents of all fitness levels and with varying recreation interests can find something to suit them at the Lindsay Recreation Complex.

Health Memberships:

Health Memberships include Swim Membership privileges, plus Weight Room/Gym access and both Drop In and Group Fitness classes/programs. HST will be added to all Membership rates.

Memberships are available for purchase by calling 705-324-9112, payment will be required at the time of registration. 

Memberships can also be purchased in person at the front desk of the Lindsay Recreation Complex. Please call ahead to confirm Front Desk hours of operation by calling 705-324-9112.  Payment will be required at time of registration.

Lindsay Recreation Complex 2021 Health Memberships:
Membership Type One Month
Monthly On-Going One Year

Adult Health Membership

(16 years of age and older)

$35.90 + HST $32.90 + HST $358.60 + HST

Senior Health Membership

(60 years of age and older)

 $28.60 + HST  $26.20 + HST $285.85 + HST
Family Health Membership  Not applicable  $73.50 + HST  $816.40 + HST
Couples Health Membership  Not applicable Not applicable  $576.25 + HST

Rates are subject to change. Contact Facility to confirm. 

Squash/Health Memberships:

Squash/Health Memberships includes use of the Squash Courts, Swimming and health privileges. HST will be added to all Membership rates.

Memberships are available for purchase by calling 705-324-9112, payment will be required at the time of registration.

Memberships can also be purchased in person at the front desk of the Lindsay Recreation Complex. Please call ahead to confirm Front Desk hours of operation by calling 705-324-9112.  Payment will be required at time of registration.

Lindsay Recreation Complex 2021 Squash/Health Memberships:
Membership Type One Month Monthly On-Going One Year

Adult Squash/Health Membership

(16 years of age and older)

$48.75 + HST $44.70 + HST $487.50 + HST

Senior Squash/Health Membership

(60 years of age and older)

$39.45 + HST $36.20 + HST $394.50 + HST

Family Squash/Health Membership

Not applicable Not applicable $1159.70 + HST
Couples Squash/Health Membership Not applicable Not applicable $797.90 + HST

Rates are subject to change. Contact Facility to confirm.

Swim Memberships:

Swim Memberships include use of the pools and the on deck sauna during Public Swimming. HST will be added to all Membership rates.

Memberships are available for purchase by calling 705-324-9112, payment will be required at the time of registration.

Memberships can also be purchased in person at the front desk of the Lindsay Recreation Complex. Please call ahead to confirm Front Desk hours of operation by calling 705-324-9112. Payment will be required at time of registration.

Lindsay Recreation Complex 2021 Swim Memberships:
Membership Type One Month Monthly On-Going One Year

Child Swim Membership

(15 years of age and under)

$14.55 $13.35 $145.50

Adult Swim Membership

(16 years of age and older)

$23.40 + HST $21.45 + HST $233.90 + HST

Senior Swim Membership

(60 years of age and older)

$17.45 + HST $16 + HST $174.65 + HST
Family Swim Membership Not applicable $55 + HST $600 + HST
Couples Swim Membership Not applicable Not applicable $374.20 + HST

Rates are subject to change. Contact Facility to confirm.

Corporate Memberships are also available, contact the Fitness Coordinator by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1555 to discuss.

For further information or questions regarding Lindsay Recreation Complex Memberships please call 705-324-9112 or e-mail the Fitness Coordinator.

Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre Memberships

The Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre features a three lane swimming pool and a fully equipped workout centre.  A variety of free weights, multi-station selectorized equipment, stability balls, tubing, balance boards and more are available for a full body workout. Fitness Classes are available for those wanting a group workout while burning calories.

Workout Centre Memberships:

Forbert Workout Centre Memberships will include access to the Workout Centre including use of cardio equipment, free weights and resistance equipment during regular hours of operation. HST will be added to all Membership rates.

Memberships are available for purchase by calling 705-324-9112 or by calling the Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre directly by calling 705-738-5858. Payment will be required at time of registration.

Forbert 2021 Workout Centre Memberships:
Membership Type One Month Monthly On-Going One Year

Adult Fitness Membership

(16 years of age and older)

$15.40 + HST $14.15 + HST $152 + HST

Senior Fitness Membership

(60 years of age and older)

 $11.30 + HST  $10.40 + HST  $113.15 + HST

Family Fitness Membership

Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

Couples Fitness Membership

Not applicable Not applicable $263 + HST

Rates are subject to change. Call to confirm.

Health Memberships (Workout Centre and Pool):

Forbert Health Memberships provide you with access to both the Workout Centre during regular hours of operation and scheduled Public Swims. HST will be added to all Membership rates.

Forbert 2021 Health Memberships:
Membership Type One Month Monthly On-Going One Year

Adult Health Membership

(16 years of age and older)

$31 + HST $28.35 + HST $309.50 + HST

Senior Health Membership

(60 years of age and older)

$25.10 + HST $23 + HST $251 + HST
Family Health Membership Not applicable $67.10 + HST $732 + HST
Couples Health Membership Not applicable Not applicable $496 + HST

Rates are subject to change. Call to confirm.

For further information regarding Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre Memberships please call 705-324-9112, 705-738-5858 or e-mail the Fitness Coordinator.

Personal Training and Fitness Consulting

We are pleased to offer Personal Training and Fitness Consulting as a specialized service to our Members. Whether it be booking an appointment for a one-on-one training session with a Certified Personal Trainer or a Semi-Private session; our Personal Trainers will help Members to set goals and achieve them. Personal Training is available both at the Lindsay Recreation Complex as well as the Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre in Bobcaygeon.

Personal Training and Fitness Consulting is not included in Memberships, and is offered as a specialized service only.

One-on-One Personal Training

Through our one-on-one Personal Training sessions a skilled Personal Trainer will work with the Member to create and develop a training regime to support and help achieve personal fitness goals.

One-on-One Personal Training
Package 2021 Rate
One Session $33.30 per hour + HST
Ten Session Package $300 + HST

Rates subject to change. Members, please call 705-324-9112 to confirm rates and to book a Personal Training session.

Semi-Private Personal Training

Semi-Private Personal Training is available for two people at a time only. Participants should have similar goals and fitness levels and will be working from the same program.

Semi-Private Personal Training
Package 2021 Rate
One Session $61 per hour + HST

Rates subject to change. Members, please call 705-324-9112 to confirm rates and to a book Semi-Private Personal Training session

For further information regarding Personal Training and Fitness Consulting please call 705-324-9112 or e-mail the Fitness Coordinator.

Fitness Facilities

Our indoor fitness facilities feature an array of amenities to keep residents of all ages and fitness levels active year round. Explore the variety of outdoor parks, trails, tennis courts, sportsfields and courts, and outdoor ice rinks to experience the benefits of being active outdoors.

Lindsay Recreation Complex

Lindsay Recreation Complex

The Lindsay Recreation Complex boasts a 25 metre 6 lane pool, a therapeutic warm pool; both of which host a variety of aquatic programming year-round. The facility also features an on-deck sauna, Change Room facilities and showers; 2 ice pads, 2 international sized Squash Courts, a fully equipped Weight Room and cardiovascular gym. A large, bright Fitness Studio with cushioned maple floors hosts a variety of Fitness programs and classes.

A variety of Membership options are available for this facility. Personal Training and Fitness Consulting are offered as a specialized service are available for Members.

Address: 133 Adelaide Street, South, Lindsay

Telephone: 705-324-9112

Hours of Operation: Hours are subject to change. Please note, the Weight Room/Gym will be closed on Statutory Holidays. To obtain current hours of operation, contact the facility directly by calling 705-324-9112 or e-mail the Lindsay Recreation Complex

LRC Gym

Lindsay Recreation Complex - Weight Room

The Weight Room at the Lindsay Recreation Complex has re-opened under strict new COVID-19 safety protocols.

Weight Room Hours of Operation - effective November 15, 2021

Monday through Friday - 7:30am to 8:30pm

Saturday - 10:30am to 2:30pm

Sunday - Closed

Hours are subject to change, contact Facility to confirm.

Please note the Weight Room/Gym will be closed on Statutory Holidays.

Lindsay Recreation Complex Fitness Centre Policies:

  • All exercisers must wipe down equipment down with disinfectant spray provided after each use (handles, seats, backrest, consoles etc.). Please spray paper towel first, avoid spraying into the air or directly on equipment. Discard paper towel after each use.
  • Do not use facility if you are feeling sick (fever, sore throat, cough, running nose, etc.)
  • Clean, indoor footwear must be worn in all areas of the fitness facility.
  • Appropriate exercise attire must be worn at all times. No sandals, other 'open footwear', sock feet or bare feet will be permitted.
  • Patrons must wear shirts that covers the chest and abdomen.
  • No persons under the age of 16 are permitted in the Weight Room.
  • Loitering is not permitted. Please be respectful of all facility users and move fluidly from one machine to the next. Phone calls and texting are not permitted in the gym.
  • For safety reasons, when wearing earbuds; please keep your music volume low enough that you can hear people speaking to you.
  • There is a 30 minute maximum on all cardio equipment. Please be respectful of the fitness schedule posted as equipment may be reserved during these times.
  • Spotters must be used on all heavy lifts with free weights.
  • Weights should be placed, not dropped on the floor. Machines should be used in a controlled manner.
  • Members are responsible for unloading machines and returning weights to the appropriate racks when they are finished with them.
  • No food or beverage is permitted in the gym (with the exception of water)
  • No chalk in the gym.
  • Please note, the gym is not always supervised. Adjust your workout accordingly.
  • The use of profanity or other disrespect for fellow Members of facility or Staff will not be tolerated.

Failure to abide by any of these rules may result in loss of Membership.

How to register for use of the Weight Room

COVID-19 update: Effective November 15, 2021 Members will not longer be required to reserve their Weight Room time block in advance. For further details call 705-324-9112.

Weight Room use will be limited to those with active Memberships only.

COVID-19 Weight Room Rules and Safety Protocols

The Lindsay Recreation Complex Weight Room will operate under COVID-19 Rules and Safety Protocols.

Lindsay Recreation Complex Weight Room COVID-19 Rules and Safety Protocols - effective November 15, 2021

Effective November 15, 2021, the Lindsay Recreation Complex COVID-19 Rules and Safety Protocols are as follows:
  • The upper floor Fitness Change Rooms will be open for washroom, changing and showering purposes.
  • 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, putting on indoor footwear and proceeding to the Weight Room via the lower floor Weight Room. Outdoor footwear will be placed in a pool lobby cubby or Weight Room cubby.
  • No spectators will be permitted. All attendees must be registered and be working out.
  • All exercisers must wipe equipment down (handles, seats, backrest, consoles etc.) with provided disinfectant spray after each use.
  • Spotters must be used on all heavy lifts with free weights.
  • Rotation of alternating day equipment will be removed with all equipment transitioning back into the Weight Room.
  • When attending fitness classes and Weight Room blocks members will need to have their membership cards with them in order to open Weight Room doors.

For questions regarding COVID-19 Rules and Safety Protocols call 705-324-9112 or e-mail the Fitness Coordinator.

 

Lindsay Recreation Complex - Squash Courts

LRC Squash Court

COVID-19 update: Effective November 15, 2021 one of the Squash Courts at the Lindsay Recreation Complex will re-open for use. The Court will be available to be booked by active Membership holders.

Patrons will be required to adhere to the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols and complete a COVID-19 screening upon arrival at the facility.

Reservations are required. Desired time slots may be booked through our Online Program Registration website.

Squash Health Memberships are available for the Lindsay Recreation Complex, these Membership's includes use of the Squash Courts, Swimming and health privileges.

Address: 133 Lindsay Street, South, Lindsay

Telephone: 705-324-9112

E-Mail the Lindsay Recreation Complex

Pre-Registered Squash Court Time Slots - effective November 15, 2021:

Patrons must reserve their desired court time in advance through our Online Program Registration website. Time slots are subject to availability and the schedule is subject to change. Back to back Court bookings are not available at this time.

Monday through Friday

  • 7am to 7:45am
  • 8:20am to 9am
  • 10am to 10:40am
  • 11:20am to 12pm
  • 3pm to 3:40pm
  • 5pm to 5:40pm
  • 6:20pm to 7pm
  • 7:40pm to 8:20pm

Saturdays

  • 10:20am to 11am
  • 11:40am to 12:20pm
  • 1pm to 1:40pm

Sundays

  • Closed
Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre, Bobcaygeon

TForbert Memorial Poolhe Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre in Bobcaygeon features a 3 lane swimming pool; the fully equipped Workout Centre hosts a variety of free weights, multi-station selectorized equipment, stability balls, tubing, balance boards and more to easily accommodate a full body workout.

The facility hosts a variety of land fitness and aquatic programs for all fitness levels. A variety of Membership options are available for this facility. Personal Training and Fitness Consulting services are offered as a specialized service for Members

Address: 16 River Road, Bobcaygeon

Telephone: 705-738-5858

E-mail the Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre

Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation - effective November 15, 2021

Monday through Thursday 7am to 8pm

Friday 7am to 1pm

Saturday 9am to 3pm

Hours are subject to change, contact Facility to confirm. Please note, the Facility will be closed on Statutory Holidays.

Pre-registration is required for access to the Forbert Workout Centre. Members can book their workout time through our Online Program Registration website.
Forbert Memorial Workout Centre COVID-19 Rules and Safety Protocols

Patrons will be required to adhere to the following COVID-19 Rules and Safety Protocols:

  • Patrons will be required to adhere to the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols and must show proof of vaccination to front desk staff and complete a COVID-19 screening prior to entry.
  • Effective November 15, 2021, Pre-registration will no longer be required for Weight Room use. Participants will require an active Health, Corporate or Squash/Health Membership.
  • Change Rooms are fully operational. Please note, lockers are not currently available for use until further notice.
  • 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 Workout Centre.
  • Patrons will be required to remove outdoor footwear in the front entrance, put on indoor footwear and proceed to the Workout Centre.
  • All exercisers must wipe equipment down (handles, seats, backrest, consoles etc.) with provided disinfectant spray after each use.
  • Spotters must be used to heavy lifts with free weights.
  • Effective November 15, 2021, the rotation of alternating day equipment will be removed with all equipment transitioning back into the Workout Centre.

For questions regarding Forbert Memorial Workout Centre COVID-19 Rules and Safety Protocols call 705-324-9411 extension 1555 or e-mail the Fitness Coordinator.

Forbert Memorial Workout Centre

Refunds, Cancellations and Service Interruptions

Refunds for programs:

We reserve the right to cancel programs due to insufficient registration. In these cases a full refund/credit will be issued. Refunds/credits for any other reason are subject to approval and a 15% (minimum $5) administration fee.  All requests must be made in writing to the program coordinator via e-mail to: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca. Refunds under $20 will be issued only as credit on account for future Parks, Recreation and Culture services.

Refunds for Drop In Programs:

Once a reservation has been made if you are unable to attend your scheduled booking please call 705-324-9112 to cancel your space. Due to limited spaces available, any fees paid will only be refunded as a credit on your account if the cancellation is received a minimum of 48 hours before the booking time. If cancellation is made with less than 48 hours notice fees are non-refundable.

Cancellations and Service Interruptions:

We will post all program cancellations as an alert on our website, on Facebook, and on Twitter. Programs will not operate on statutory holidays unless otherwise stated. For details call 705-324-9112.

Contact Us

Lindsay Recreation Complex Fitness Centre
Telephone. 705-324-9112