The cover of the West Shore Parks and Recreation Activity Guide showcases a Nature Preschool participant admiring her catch at Glen Lake Park. Registration for different activities opened on Aug. 13.

Fall fitness week offers free trials

It’s a great time to try out a new recreation activity

Have you ever wanted to try a spin class, get tangled up in yoga or bench press your own weight?

Is the fear of committing to a fixed class schedule or a long-term pass keeping you from trying something new?

Well, West Shore Parks and Recreation has the solution to those problems. They are offering residents a chance to try a new activity – or several – with a fall fitness week.

Between Sept. 8 and 14, a total of 46 free classes will be offered, led by some of the best instructors on the West Shore. With classes ranging from fitness bootcamps to cycling to yoga, there’s bound to be something you’ve always wanted to try.

After you’ve attended a free class, don’t forget to enter the draw for a three-month pass or a prize package. Space is limited so register ahead to avoid disappointment.

For more information, flip to page 47 of fall/winter Activity Guide. Registration is now open for all West Shore Parks and Recreation programs, with sports and leisure activities available for all ages. Sign up or find more details online at westshorerecreation.ca.

Serving the residents of the West Shore of Victoria, B.C.

West Shore Parks & Recreation offers wonderful facilties for a variety of recreational opportunities including Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre, The Q Centre, Juan de Fuca Par 3 Golf Course & Centennial Centre. Whether you enjoy a stroll in the park, a swim in the pool, playing soccer with friends, or a round of golf, West Shore Parks & Recreation has programs and facilities for everyone. West Shore Park & Recreation is governed by the West Shore Parks & Recreation Society’s Board of Directors made up of representatives from the City of Colwood, the City of Langford, the District of Metchosin, the District of Highlands, the Juan de Fuca Electoral area and the Town of View Royal. Each municipalities contribution, through tax requisition, assists in the operation of the parks and recreation facilities.

katie@goldstreamgazette.com

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