(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.
Use of the Fitness Facility is restricted to member 12 years of age or over. Members 12-16 years of age must have an orientation done and be supervised while using the Fitness Facility by a parent or guardian at all times. All members 16-18 years old need an orientation done prior to using the Fitness Facility on their own.
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 studied kinesiology at the University of Winnipeg and is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA-CPT) and the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP-CPT). She holds specialty certifications in ViPR movement based strength training and is a Sport Strength Level 1 coach. Meagan has a sound knowledge of anatomy and physiology through 10 years as a Remedial Massage Therapist. She is also a Certified Yoga Instructor with over 500 hours of yoga teacher training and most recently completed 250 hours of Thai yoga massage training in Thailand.
Meagan is a student of everything movement based! She is always looking for ways to help optimize the lives of her clients. Her philosophy is “Movement is Life”. Through coaching Meagan hopes to educate, empower, and inspire people to engage in life through movement! Her goal with all her clients is to help them understand, challenge and balance their bodies so they can engage in the activities that feed their spirit!
She brings 20 years of experience and takes a multidisciplinary approach to training - focusing on technique and functional movement. She regularly upgrades her skills, attending yearly fitness conferences to learn the latest research and training methodologies. Meagan has a passion for travel and has been to Australia, Africa, India, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Spain, Portugal, Costa Rica, Mexico, and the USA. Her love of the world and believe in self-care and personal development guides her to travel yearly for retreat to study yoga and meditation. She strives to integrate modern science with Eastern practices. She believes that as we strengthen the body, mind and spirit we can start living in a way where lasting change is possible!
Aimee has been with the Winnipeg Winter Club for over 3 years now, gaining a wide variety of experience and skills in large group classes, assessments and training with individuals. Aimee is Certified in Group Fitness; Resistance Training; Older Adults and Personal Training.
Aimee has an incredible high level of energy, enthusiastic and commitment to her career. With her passion to make fitness a positive experience for each participant, she does her best to connect with her clients to make their specific goals a reality.
Ainsley comes to WWC with over 10 years experience in the fitness industry. She started her journey in 2006 with a body transformation from the 'freshman 15 (and more)" to the competitive stage. Ainsley competed all over North America earning many titles and reaching many goals including multiple magazine covers and features.
A Human Nutritional Sciences degree, Certified Personal Training Specialist and currently studying to become a Holistic Health Coach (specialization in Childhood nutrition), gives Ainsley the knowledge to help every client reach their personal goals and create lifelong healthy habits.
Ainsley has held many titles over the years but the one closest to her heart was becoming a mother in 2016. She has learned that juggling a busy family life,the effects of pregnancy on the body and many other struggles are a part of reality for many and aims to help all find the healthiest lifestyles for the individual and their families.
Amanda has always had a passion for movement and overall wellbeing. Growing up doing competitive ballet, she then moved onto yoga, running and curling. A regular book worm, Amanda knows that the learning is never done in the ever fluid health and fitness industry. Amanda graduated top of her class in the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management in 2010. Amanda is certified in Yoga, Thai Massage and several Manitoba Fitness Council certifications.
Working with Amanda, you can expect; encouragement, support, a focus on body alignment, a chance to calm your mind and body from the stresses of daily life and a great sense of humour. Expect sessions to be challenging that work with your goals and ability.
Ashleigh has a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree from the University of Manitoba and is recognized as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. She has worked in sport and fitness settings for 6 years, training teams and individuals in a variety of disciplines while holding various coaching certifications through the NCCP. Her approach to training is "technique first", and emphasizes a balanced approach in her programs.
Ashleigh is excited to show you just how amazing and capable your body can be!
Barb has been one of our longest serving trainers here at the WWC. Graduating in 1979 with a B.Ed. degree, Phys Ed major, she has spent decades obtaining many fitness certifications and attending numerous conferences throughout North America. Barb has a great deal of experience working with a wide range of individuals seeking a variety of health and fitness goals. Barb is passionate about health and wellness and enjoys encouraging others.
Vincent became a certified Personal Fitness Trainer in 2012 and has been gaining experience ever since. In 2013 he received his certification in TRX Team training. His history in training goes back much farther than 2012, having been involved in martial arts both as a student and instructor since 2006. Over the years Vincent has worked with people from all walks of life, from athletes and fighters to people that just want to make positive changes in their lives.
Vincent has a love for all manner of physical activity and believes that the most important components to creating a healthier lifestyles are discipline and consistency.