It’s #GetmovingYYC week which means the city has lots of free options for you to get moving.
Active Adults Head to the Max Bell Centre and go for a walk on the track, try a group fitness class and chat with a health nurse. 1:30-4pm
Nerf Gun Tag If you want to feel like a kid again or want to keep your kids from tearing apart your house head to Southland Leisure Centre and enjoy a free game of Nerf Gun Tag as long as you bring your own equipment. 6-7pm
Badminton Intramurals If you’re free during the day head down to Village Square and play some badminton for free. 1-3pm
Free Public Skate bring a donation for the food bank and enjoy a free skate at Vivo, something that’s needed with all the warm weather melting the rinks. 7:15-8:30pm
Active Adults Head to the Genesis Centre for a group fitness class or a game of badminton or soccer. For adults 30+. 9-12pm
Ale Trail The cold weather means Ale Trail is kicking off again. Take part in a fun 6km themed run in your best Christmas attire and enjoy some post run beers. Perfect time to wear your best Christmas apparel. 6:15pm
Fitness Night in Marda Loop As part of Marda Loop’s date night series Marda Loop businesses are offering discounts to get active. At Bikram Yoga Marda Loop there’s 2 for one classes, Orange Theory will have discounted memberships and you’ll get 15% off your order at Boogies Marda Loop if you show your gym selfie or if you do 10 jumping jacks. 5pm-8pm
Sweat for Rays Take part in spin classes, different types of yoga and barre throughout the day to raise money for the Rays Home for HIV Positive Children in Jaipur, Rajasthan. 7am-6pm
Stache Dash/ Strides Run Streak Kickoff The Strides Run Streak is a challenge to run at least one mile a day in December. You’ll get to make new friends and have a chance to win prizes. The Stache Dash is the kickoff. There’s a 1 mile, 5km and 8km route in Fish Creek Park. Please meet at the store for 6PM. Post run hot chocolate and treats will be available. 6pm.
Sober Stretch 4 Recovery Help raise money for the Fresh Start Recovery Centre and start your weekend off with some yoga. You’ll also get to learn more about addiction and see where your money will go. 8:30-11am $15
Hot Buns Run Head to Strides for the first in the Saturday morning Run Streak series. This one features Hot buns fleece lined underwear and Cobs bread buns. Anyone is welcome even if they aren’t doing the Stride Run Streak. 9am-11am
Santa Shuffle Another great event to wear your Christmas gear. This family friendly walk raises money for the Salvation Army. You can choose between a 5km walk and 1km walk. 10am-12pm $25-30
Ultimate Ninja Challenge Now’s your chance to see if you have what it takes to be a Ninja Warrior. Categories for kids, women, men and over 40. Top finishers will win awards and get to advance to regionals. 12pm $50
Skate Nights with DJ Klauz Head down to Olympic Plaza and enjoy a DJ and lights to make your skating experience even better. 5:30-9:30pm.