Memberships & Fitness Centres

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Enjoy great prices and membership benefits at a municipally operated fitness centre near you. The Halifax Regional Municipality’s fitness centres offer low-cost memberships, no commitment or long-term contracts and a variety of group fitness programs and activities to choose from.

Memberships

Get information on all-inclusive membership fees by facility type:

Small Facilities - Findlay Community Centre

All-inclusive membership fees
Membership Type Adult Youth/Seniors Household
Membership Type Adult Youth/Seniors Household
One Month Paid in Full $25.50 $19.13 $45.90
Monthly Roll Over $25.50 $19.13 $45.90
Year Paid in Full $280.50 $210.12 $504.90
Day Pass $2.55 $2.55 N/A
10 Visit Pass $25.50 $19.13 N/A
Drop-in Programs $5.10 $5.10 $5.10

 

 Findlay Community Centre (Dartmouth)

Hours

September - June
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m.- 9 p.m., Weekends 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
July-August
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m., Weekends 8:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Fitness Centre Equipment

  • Treadmills & exercise bikes
  • Elliptical machines
  • Leg machine
  • Bench press
  • Seven-station multi-gym
  • Dumbells and barbells
  • Exercise balls
  • Floor-length mirror

Get more information on the Findlay Community Centre

Medium Facilities - Gordon R Snow, Chocolate Lake, Musquodoboit Harbour & Sheet Harbour

All-inclusive membership fees
Membership Type Adult Youth/Seniors Household
Membership Type Adult Youth/Seniors Household
One Month Paid in Full $30.60 $22.95 $51.00
Monthly Roll Over $30.60 $22.95 $51.00
Year Paid in Full $336.60 $252.45 $561.00
Day Pass $5.10 $5.10 N/A
10 Visit Pass $51.00 $38.25 N/A
Drop-in Programs $5.10 $5.10 $5.10

Gordon R Snow Community Centre (Fall River)

Hours

Monday to Friday: 7:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Fitness Centre Equipment

  • Treadmills and exercise bikes
  • Elliptical machines
  • Seven-station multi-gym
  • Ropes and mats
  • Jones machine
  • Dumbbells and barbells
  • Exercise balls
  • Floor-length mirrors
  • Lockers
  • TRX
  • Benches
  • Rowing machine

Get more information on the Gordon R. Snow Community Centre

Chocolate Lake Community Centre (Halifax)

Hours

Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Sat & Sun – 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
July & August - Sat & Sun - 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Fitness Centre Equipment

  • Treadmills and ellipticals
  • Upright, recumbent bikes
  • open trap, triceps, swiss and safety squat bar
  • Exercise ball
  • Dumbells, Barbells & curl bar
  • Rubber hex dumbells up to 90 lbs
  • Air bike
  • Variety of plate-loaded and selectorized strength machines
  • Access to onsite showers & lockers

Get more information on the Chocolate Lake Community Centre.

Musquodoboit Harbour Recreation Centre (Musquodoboit Harbour)

Hours

Monday - 7:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. / 12:00-9:00 .pm.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday - 7:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday - 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sunday - Closed


Fitness Centre Equipment

  • Upright & Recumbent Bikes 
  • Arc Trainer 
  • Elliptical 
  • Treadmills 
  • Rower
  • Smith Machine
  • Cable crossover
  • Multi-station
  • Hoist Power Rack
  • Stability & Medicine balls
  • Heavy Bag
  • Nautilus & Universal Equipment 
  • Free Weights/Benches 
  • Program Planning & Training Sessions
  • Stretching/Mat Area 
  • Friendly, helpful, certified staff 
  • Air-conditioned facility 

Get more information on the Musquodoboit Harbour Recreation Centre.

Sheet Harbour Recreation Office - Seaside Fitness Centre (Sheet Harbour) 

Hours

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. & 3 – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Saturday 8 -11 a.m.

Fitness Centre Equipment

  • Cross training machines
  • Treadmills
  • Bikes and rowers
  • Leg extension and curl machines
  • Horizontal leg press
  • Power rack
  • Calf machine
  • Seated chest press
  • Lat pull down
  • Low cable row
  • Hyperextension bench   
  • Converging shoulder press
  • Hi-lo cable crossover
  • Abductor/adductor
  • Free weights and barbells
  • Benches
  • Stability balls

Get more information on the Sheet Harbour Recreation Office.

Large Facilities - Captain Spry Community Centre

All-inclusive membership fees
Membership Type Adult Youth/Seniors Household
Membership Type Adult Youth/Seniors Household
One Month Paid in Full $35.70 $26.78 $56.10
Monthly Roll Over $35.70 $26.78 $56.10
Year Paid in Full $392.70 $294.53 $617.10
10 Visit Pass $76.50 $57.38 N/A
Day Facility Pass $7.65 $7.65 N/A
Drop-in Programs - - -
Open Swims $2.05 $2.05 $2.05
Other Drop-in Programs (pool or fitness pass) $5.10 $5.10 $5.10

 

Captain William Spry Community Centre (Spryfield)

Hours

Monday to Friday: 6:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 8:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

Membership Inclusions

  •  1 visit facility pass, & 10 visit facility pass include all-day access to both the pool and the Fitness Centre. 
  • 1 visit pool pass includes both Aquafit and Lane Swimming.
  • 1 visit open swim pass includes open swims and Parent & Tot.

Fitness Centre Equipment 

  • Treadmills and exercise bikes
  • Smith machine
  • Stability ball
  • Dumbbells
  • Barbells
  • Weight stack strength machines
  • Elliptical cross trainers
  • Resistance tubing
  • Body composition analyzer scale
  • Locker and shower facilities
  • Sauna
  • Air-conditioning

Get more information on the Captain William Spry Community Centre. 

Major Facilities - Sackville Sports Stadium

All-inclusive membership fees
Membership Type Adult Youth/Seniors Household
Membership Type Adult Youth/Seniors Household
One Month Paid in Full $40.80 $30.60 $61.20
Monthly Roll Over $40.80 $30.60 $61.20
Year Paid in Full $448.80 $336.60 $673.20
Day Pass $10.20 $10.20 N/A
10 Visit Pass $102.00 $102.00 N/A
Drop-in Programs
Open Swims $2.05 $2.05 $2.05
Other Drop-in Programs $5.10 $5.10 $5.10

 

Sackville Sports Stadium (Lower Sackville)

Hours

Monday to Thursday:  5:15 a.m.–10:30 p.m.
Friday: 5:15 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Fitness Centre Equipment

  • 7 Precor recumbent bikes, 2 Expresso bikes, 2 Keiser spin bikes & 2 Star Trac upright bikes
  • 4 Concept II rowers
  • 11 Precor treadmills & 1 Life Fitness treadmill
  • 6 Elliptical CXT’s, 2 seated lateral Octane elliptical & 1 Lateral X elliptical
  • 3 Precor AMT
  • 1 Stairmaster Gauntlet & 1 Stairmaster Stepper
  • 1 Scifit Ergometer
  • 9 Piece Nautilus One Circuit & 15 Piece Nautilus Nitro Circuit
  • Variety of Atlantis Selectorized Hammer Strength Plate Loaded
  • 4 Power Racks
  • Olympic lifting station
  • 4 free weight benches, 1 decline & 1 incline bench press
  • 6 stack Precor Cable System
  • Life Fitness cable station & Free Motion cable station
  • 2 Precor seated stretchers & 1 true stretcher
  • 2 Core Total Gyms
  • Variety of body bars, Swiss balls, kettlebells, barbells
  • Many sets of dumbbells and steel dumbbells 20–160 pounds
  • Locker rooms

Personal trainers

Certified personal trainers are on staff to help you meet your fitness goals. Various registration and price options are available.

Get more information on the Sackville Sports Stadium.

 

Other Community Fitness Centres: 

Musquodoboit Valley Recreation Office (Musquodoboit Valley)

Hours

September - May 
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.    

Fitness Centre Equipment

  • Treadmill and  arc trainer/elliptical
  • Recumbent bike
  • 1-7 station multi-gym
  • Weight bar with weights
  • Free weight dumbbells
  • Step platforms and risers
  • Mats
  • Exercise balls
  • Medicine balls
  • Tension ropes
  • Kettlebells

Entrance and use of equipment is offered free of charge.

Get more information on the Musquodoboit Valley Recreation Office.

North Preston Community Centre (North Preston)

Hours

Monday to Friday: 7:00 a.m.–8:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Fitness Centre Equipment

  • Treadmills
  • Elliptical machines
  • Mats
  • Dumbbells and barbells 
  • Floor length mirrors
  • Lockers

Entrance and use of equipment is offered free of charge.

Get more information on the North Preston Community Centre


Applicable Membership Fees:

Youth Rates: Individuals up to and including 18 years of age.

Student Rates: Individuals who show a valid student ID are eligible for 25% off monthly or yearly fitness memberships.

Adult Rates: Individuals 19 to 59 years of age.

Senior Rates: Individuals 60 years of age or older.

Household Rates: “Household” means one adult or two adults who are cohabitating, and any children under 19 years of age residing in the same residence.