Sweat the City

A full-day of fun and fitness in support of National Depression Screen Day.
October 2, 2018
Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA
101 3 St SW, Calgary, AB, Canada

In support of National Depression Screening Day (NDSD), we and our partners Calgary Counselling Centre and the YMCA are hosting Sweat the City. Focusing on physical health to support mental health, this event is a full day of fitness and fun to defy depression.

The activation hub for the day will be the Gray Family YMCA in Eau Claire. All the classes hosted at the YMCA as part of Sweat the City will be $8.00.

At the end of the day, there will be a reception hosted in the Full Gym to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Gray Family YMCA and recognize NDSD. Tickets for the reception must be purchased separately from your class ticket.

How to get involved

  1. Review the class list below.
  2. Click the ‘Buy Tickets’ button on this page.
  3. Select the ticket with the class name you want to attend. If you want to attend the Reception, purchase that ticket as well.

Classes you can attend at the Gray Family YMCA

   Group Cycle

   🕒6:30 am – 7:15 am
   📍 Studio East
   💸 $8.00

Spin up your cycling skills! Come prepared for a cardiovascular workout that emphasizes proper form, technique and safety. You will challenge your endurance and stamina with hills, climbs, sprints and more on an indoor bicycle.

Hosted by: Phil Roberts, Provision Analytics and Calgary Chamber Board Chair

   Group Power

   🕒7:15 am – 8:15 am 
   📍 Studio East  
   💸 $8.00

Blast all your muscles with a high-rep weight training workout. Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates, and body weight, Group Power combines squats, lunges, presses, and curls with functional integrated exercises. Dynamic music and a motivating group atmosphere will get your heart rate up, make you sweat, and push you to a personal best! POWER UP!

   Step Aerobics

   🕒7:15 am – 8:15 am
   📍 Studio West
   💸 $8.00

Start on the right foot in this high-energy class. You will increase your cardiovascular fitness using the step and a variety of movements choreographed to great tunes. Cool down with a full-body stretching session at the end of the class.

Hosted by: Brent Cooper, McLeod Law

   Group Blast

   🕒12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  📍 Studio East 
    💸 $8.00

Get 60 minutes of cardio training using the STEP in highly effective, athletic ways. It will get your heart pounding and sweat pouring as you improve your fitness, agility, coordination, and strength with exciting music and group energy. HAVE A BLAST!

Hosted by: Nicolas Beique, Helcim 

   Cross Training

   🕒 12:05 pm – 12:50 pm
   📍 Full Gym
   💸 $8.00

Cut workout boredom and get fit with the variety offered by cross training. You will challenge and improve your agility, core and fitness level through plyometrics and sports drills. This high intensity class also combines minimally choreographed cardio intervals with resistance training.

   Body Weight & Core Class

   🕒12:05 pm – 12:50 pm
   📍 Studio West
   💸 $8.00

Don’t ignore your core! Challenge this important set of muscles in this dedicated core class. You will gain strength through a variety of exercises that work your abdominals, back muscles, glutes and more!

Hosted by: Kelly Blackshaw, INLIV/Wello

   Group Cycle

   🕒 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
   📍 Studio East
   💸 $8.00

Spin up your cycling skills! Come prepared for a cardiovascular workout that emphasizes proper form, technique and safety. Get ready to challenge your endurance and stamina with hills, climbs, sprints and more on an indoor bicycle.

Hosted by: Curtis Stange, CEO ATB Financial

   Reception

   🕒 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
   📍 Full Gym 
   💸 $8.00

Join us for a reception at the end of the day to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Gray Family YMCA and recognize NDSD.

 

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