Gym Jam: Ages 6 – 14

WAIT-LIST | Ages 6-14 | A program aimed at enhancing strength, balance, co-ordination and flexibility through exercises, games and circuit based activities using simple equipment.


  • Monday September 25, 17
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Monday October 2, 17
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Monday October 16, 17
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Monday October 23, 17
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Monday October 30, 17
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Monday November 6, 17
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Monday November 13, 17
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Instructors

Creative Chaos

NEW! | Drop-In $10 per person, or $25 for 3 or more family members | Materials Included | We’ll have a room full of art supplies; drawing and painting areas; a selection of seasonal crafts, gift items and special occasion projects; and enthusiastic guidance from Laura Whitney.


  • Tuesday September 26, 17
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Tuesday October 3, 17
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Tuesday October 10, 17
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Tuesday October 17, 17
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Tuesday October 24, 17
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Tuesday October 31, 17
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Tuesday November 7, 17
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Tuesday November 14, 17
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Tuesday November 21, 17
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Tuesday November 28, 17
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Instructors

Zumba

Drop-In: $12 | 10-Pass Cards available for Essentials, Zumba and Full Body Toning | Dance based fitness set to contemporary and international rhythms. A fun and effective aerobic workout.


  • Saturday September 30, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Wednesday October 4, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Wednesday October 11, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Saturday October 14, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Saturday October 21, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Saturday October 28, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Saturday November 4, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Saturday November 11, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Saturday November 18, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Saturday November 25, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Saturday December 2, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Saturday December 9, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Saturday December 16, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Saturday December 23, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Saturday December 30, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Wednesday September 27, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Wednesday October 4, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Wednesday October 11, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Wednesday October 18, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Wednesday October 25, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Wednesday November 1, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Wednesday November 8, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Wednesday November 15, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Wednesday November 22, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am
  • Wednesday November 29, 17
    9:00 am - 9:55 am

Instructors

Full Body Toning

Drop-In: $12 | 10-Pass Cards available for Essentials, Zumba and Full Body Toning | Interval training plus low impact exercises using stability balls, mats, weights, body and ballet barres.


  • Wednesday September 27, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Saturday September 30, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Wednesday October 4, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Wednesday October 11, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Saturday October 14, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Wednesday October 18, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Saturday October 21, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Wednesday October 25, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Saturday October 28, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Wednesday November 1, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Saturday November 4, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Wednesday November 8, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Saturday November 11, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Wednesday November 15, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Saturday November 18, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Wednesday November 22, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Saturday November 25, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
  • Wednesday November 29, 17
    10:00 am - 10:55 am

Instructors

Volleyball

Ages 14+ | Drop-in | Fun, recreational play; 1 court/2 teams; volunteer run. All abilities welcome!


  • Thursday September 28, 17
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday October 5, 17
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday October 12, 17
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday October 19, 17
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday October 26, 17
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday November 2, 17
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday November 9, 17
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday November 16, 17
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday November 23, 17
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday November 30, 17
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday December 7, 17
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday December 14, 17
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday December 21, 17
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Karate

Ages: 6 – 106 | Gabriola’s oldest karate group, led by sensei John McCormick. This Shotokan club emphasizes improving strength, fitness and flexibility. Saturday September 23 – December 16; Re-starts January 13 (more…)


  • Saturday September 30, 17
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday October 7, 17
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday October 14, 17
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday October 21, 17
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday October 28, 17
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday November 4, 17
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday November 11, 17
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday November 18, 17
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday November 25, 17
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday December 2, 17
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday December 9, 17
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday December 16, 17
    10:30 am - 11:30 am

Instructors

Badminton

Ages 14+ | Drop-In $4 | Volunteer run, casual recreational play; 3 courts available. Singles or doubles play, depending on turnout. Bring your own racquet.


  • Tuesday October 3, 17
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday October 10, 17
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday October 17, 17
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday October 24, 17
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday October 31, 17
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday November 7, 17
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday November 14, 17
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday November 21, 17
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday November 28, 17
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday December 5, 17
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday December 12, 17
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday December 19, 17
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Introduction to Scratch

Ages 8 – 13 | Laptop Required – loaners available | Learn how to create your own interactive games, stories and animation using this user friendly software.


  • Friday October 6, 17
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructors

Emergency First Aid / CPR-C

Ages 14 + | Must pre-register minimum 2 weeks in advance so GRS can order enough manuals. | Learn how to deal with common emergencies – heart attack, stroke, breathing problems, injuries, and trauma; plus how to administer CPR and use an AED machine.


  • Saturday October 14, 17
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Introduction to Folk Dancing

Ages 12+ | Drop-In $3 | Exercise, community and travel! Join instructor Don Buskirk to learn group circle and line dances done to the beautiful, unique music of Southeast Europe and beyond.


  • Saturday October 14, 17
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Saturday October 28, 17
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Instructors