Children and youth programs

Preschool and Children's programs

Genesis Place offers parent and child programs for children as young as 16 months.

Physical Literacy; we all know that you have to be able to walk before you can run, but did you know that you have to be able to hop before you can skip or balance before you can kick? Our programs focus on early physical literacy skills through games and activities to promote fun and enjoyment of an active lifestyle later on in life. If your preschooler is independent, there are a variety of classes that incorporate movement, balance, fun and discovery.

Click here to learn more about preschool and children's programs and remember to register early as minimum numbers need to be met prior to program start date.

Fitness-based youth SCHOOL YEAR programs

Youth Strength Training Certification (12 – 15 years)

In this group course, a personal trainer will cover topics related to form a technique, program design, anatomy, warm-up and cool down options and the general effects of exercise. Upon completing the course the the youth will have full understanding of guidelines and etiquette of the fitness centre and will be allowed to use the fitness centre on future visits without parental supervision (passes or regular drop-in fees apply)

There are two options to complete this program:
1. Book a one-on-one session with a personal trainer by calling 403.948.8804
ext. 5518. Cost $54 or $80 (two participants) or
2. Register for a group session, only $27 per session

Fall/Winter 2019 dates (13:30 - 12 p.m.)

Battlestations (9 - 13 years)

Man your battle stations! Join us for 45 minutes of fitness games and circuits which focus on overall health and wellness while having fun! All fitness levels welcome.

  • Sept. 19 - Oct. 24 (every Thursday from 5 - 5:45 p.m.) - REGISTER
  • Nov. 7 - Dec. 12 (every Thursday from 5 - 5:45 p.m.) - REGISTER

GLOGA “Glow in the Dark Yoga” (9 - 13 years) 

Join us for an hour each week and work on your yoga practice. Make sure you wear your brightest clothes so you can glow and move. No experience necessary.

Sept. 17 - Oct 22 (every Tuesday from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.) - REGISTER
Nov. 5 - Dec. 10 (every Tuesday from6:30 - 7:30 p.m.) - REGISTER

Kranked "Indoor Cycling" (10 - 13 years)

A heart and leg pumping workout designed just for youth. All aspects of indoor cycling from proper bike set up to building endurance and confidence will be taught in a safe environment.

  • Sept. 16 - Oct. 28 (every Monday from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.) - REGISTER
  • Nov. 4 - Dec. 16 (every Monday from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.) - REGISTER

Sport Plus (8 - 13 years)

Sport Plus will let your youth experience a new sport each week. they will learn basic skills and then get in some sporting action with a scrimmage! All levels welcome.

  • Sept. 17 - Oct 22 (every Tuesday from 5 to 5:45 p.m.) - REGISTER 
  • Nov. 5 - Dec. 10 (every Tuesday from 5 to 5:45 p.m.) - REGISTER

Learn to lift: youth edition workshop (12 - 15 years)

Our personal training team introduces advanced weight lifting techniques, learn the basics of program design and debunk the myths of strength training in this one hour session. As a prerequisite, youth must complete the youth strength training certification prior to the workshop. 

DANCEPL3Y (dance-play) KIDS (classes for 5 - 7 yr olds and 8 - 12 yr olds)

DANCEPL3Y (dance-play) KIDS is a high-energy physical activity program that “plays” with dance while promoting positive mental health through the 3 Rules of PL3Y: Be Positive. Be Fun. Be Yourself. Kids love learning simple moves from a variety of styles – Hip Hop, Urban, Ballroom, Bollywood, Lyrical, Jazz/Funk as they get interACTIVE with their peers. The internationally accredited, award-winning program is developed by an international team of Physical Education and children’s fitness experts to address the physical, social, emotional and creative growth and development of children and youth.

  • Age 5 - 7 Oct. 23 – Dec 11. (Wednesdays from 4:45 - 5:30 p.m.) - REGISTER 
  • Age 8 - 12 Oct. 23 – Dec 11. (Wednesdays from 5:45 - 6:30 p.m.) - REGISTER 

Free for all Fridays

Grab some friends and get your game on at Genesis Place! Join us for a free afternoon of facilitator-led sports activities, dodgeball, nerf wars and board games.

Ages 11 to 15
Gym A from 2 to 4 p.m.

  • Sept. 20
  • Oct. 4 & 18
  • Nov. 1 & 29,
  • Dec. 13
  • Jan. 17
  • Feb. 7,
  • Mar. 6 & 27
  • Apr. 3

NEW Fitness Centre and track age guidelines

We know youth were looking for more opportunities to be active in our Fitness Centre and track and we've responded with new age guidelines  effective July 1, 2019.

Supervised Full Access

• 10-15 year olds require active adult 18+ supervision at all times.

Unsupervised Full Access

• 12-15 year olds that have completed youth strength training certification course.
• 16+ full access  


Contact us

Genesis Place

P. 403.948.8804

F. 403.948.0604


Monday to Friday
5:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday
7 a.m. - 9 p.m.