(Programs are for members only. Non-members please contact Janet Thorpe for membership information)
Our 8073 square foot newly renovated Fitness Centre, with fully equipped gym and separate aerobics studio is ideal for a complete workout.
We offer a wide range of fitness programming for adults, youth and children. Our programs include aerobics and spinning for cardiovascular fitness; pilates, yoga and yogaletes for balance, core strength and flexibility; muscle sculpt and circuit programs for weight training! If it's personal training you are looking for, our certified personal trainers are available to assist you by designing a program to meet your individual needs.
To create a positive fitness experience in a clean, well equipped and safe environment. We will strive to offer our Members quality fitness instruction, personal training and facility supervision.
All those using any areas of the facility must be dressed appropriately. For the fitness room, we kindly ask that those wear clean, indoor shoes. This will preserve the quality of the equipment and overall facility. Lastly, we ask that all those participating in any sport are dressed in the appropriate attire. Please no jeans, cut-offs or muscles shirts.
The Fitness Staff
Jeff Mitchell - Fitness Director
Jeff graduated from the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management in 2007.
Graduating as Kinesiology Graduate of the Year Jeff has always put emphasis on his education and continuing to learn and adapt as the industry grows and changes. Jeff has many years of personal training and health & fitness consultation experience working with a wide range of individuals.
Jeff has always been a committed athlete competing in a wide variety of sports from Hockey to Volleyball and everything in between, with his main love being for racquet sports. Jeff brings a friendly, positive attitude with him and is driven by a passion to help people live healthy & happy lives.
Meagan Wilson - Head Trainer
Meagan lives by the philosophy that fitness should be part of a balanced active life style, not a short term solution. Her education is in Kinesiology and Applied Health, and she holds personal training certificates through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. She is also certified as a Sport Strength Level 1 Specialist, Massage Therapist and Yoga Instructor.
In her 16 years of experience she has worked with the general population to elite athletes. She has performance training experience with aspiring athletes to professional athletes, including a season with the Manitoba Moose in 2010, several summers with NHL hockey players, pro handball players, and many other sports.
Jackie Dobie - Personal Trainer
Jackie has been in the fitness industry for over 30 years and with the Winter Club since 2004. She holds certifications with the MFC and has a great deal of experience with a wide variety of styles of classes with one of her specialties being group training classes.
Over the past 30 years Jackie has worked with clients aged 14-90 years of age with a wide variety of goals.
Her philosophy is you can accomplish what you want, just put your mind and body into it.
Barb Newman - Personal Trainer
Barbara currently holds six national and international fitness certifications as well as a Bachelor of Education Degree. She has spent over thirty years working in the field and has a wealth of experience. Barbara is the retired Chairperson of the Manitoba Fitness Council Standards Committee and served on the Board of Directors for four years.
She is a member in numerous fitness organizations. This keeps her abreast of the latest fitness related research.
Most of Barb’s clients are interested in general fitness, weight management or sport specific improvement.
Ruth-Anne Penner - Personal Trainer
Ruth-Anne has a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science degree from the University of Manitoba and is a Certified Personal Trainer from the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology. She is also a Certified Sports Conditioning Specialist from the National Sports Conditioning Association.
Ruth-Anne has nine years of experience teaching exercise classes and conducting assessments and programs for older adults, five years of experience teaching exercise and cardiac rehabilitation and four years of experience training sport specific athletes of various age groups and sports.
Ruth-Anne believes that educating participants and clients is just as important as getting them moving. Her goal is to help them learn why they should do certain exercises, which muscle groups they are targeting and how to execute each exercise with proper technique. When each client walks away knowing a bit more about their body, and how it works, then they can proceed in being more confident and independent in their own training.