Summer Fitness Options on the Cheap for Everyday of the Week

Summer’s the time for fun, sun and plenty of cheap fitness classes. Whether you want a casual walk or are training to set a new strava record there’s a fitness option for you every day of the week.

Monday

30+ Active Adults Program Adults over 30 can meet new friends and enjoy different sports like badminton, bocce, soccer and table tennis. If sports aren’t appealing there are also classes for strengthening and mobility. Genesis Centre 9am-12pm Free

Walk 15 Drop into an hour long walking workout that’s suitable for anyone. Tuxedo Park Community Centre 9am. Requires a Tuxedo Park membership ($10 open to all communities)

Southwood/Patterson Fit Park The City of Calgary is piloting mobile fit parks. From July 1-30 the fit park will be at Southwood and from August 1-30th the park will be at Patterson. A fitness instructor will be on hand from 9-12 for any questions or assistance. A structured class will run from 9:30am-10:30am. Free

Yoga Flow  This yoga class is great for beginners and intermediates and has modifications for anyone that needs it. Tuxedo Park Community Centre 6:30pm-7:30pm not held on Holidays. Tuxedo Park Requires a Tuxedo Park membership ($10 open to all communities)

One Unit Run Club All level run club that runs 5-8km every week. Dogs are also welcome.  If you need to pick up some food the community Mobile Market will be on site with affordable produce and bread. CSquare East Village 6:30pm-7:30pm. Free

Beginner lawn bowling Learn how to lawn bowl with some lessons. Your first 3 sessions are free and after that it’s $5.  Stanley Park Lawn Bowling 7pm until July 30

Tuesday

Flow Yoga All level yoga class. Myo Lab 6:10am $5

30+ Active Adults Program Adults over 30 can meet new friends and enjoy different sports like badminton, bocce, soccer and table tennis. If sports aren’t appealing there are also classes for strengthening and mobility. Genesis Centre 9am-12pm Free

Taradale Outdoor Fitness Park A fitness instructor will be on hand from 9am-12pm with a class from 9:30am-10:30am Free

Seniors Fitness Exercise class designed specifically for seniors. 10:30am Tuxedo Park Community Centre Free Tuxedo Park  Requires a Tuxedo Park membership ($10 open to all communities)

YYC Run Crew All are welcome to the all level running group. Drinks and socializing afterwards. 6pm Lululemon on 4th Free

Silver Springs Yoga Enjoy a yoga class led by the YMCA in the beautiful Silver Springs Garden, weather permitting. 6:30pm-7:30pm Free runs until August 28

Yoga in the Park By donation yoga class, weather permitting. Children are welcome to attend. Somerset Park 6:30pm-7:30pm  Suggested donation of $5

Beginner Lawn Bowling Learn the basics of lawn bowling at these beginner lessons. Spruce Cliff Calgary Lawn Bowling Club 6:30pm-8pm$15 for three lessons

Wednesday

Tai Chi  By donation tai chi class. Passage Studios 6:45-7:45am

YYC Fit Fam, formerly the November Project meets for a bootcamp style workout. Memorial Park stairs. 6:15am Free

30+ Active Adults Program Adults over 30 can meet new friends and enjoy different sports like badminton, bocce, soccer and table tennis along with classes for strength and mobility. Genesis Centre 9am-12pm Free

Southwood/Patterson Fit Park The City of Calgary is piloting mobile fit parks. From July 1-30 the fit park will be at Southwood and from August 1-30th the park will be at Patterson. A fitness instructor will be on hand from 9-12 for any questions or assistance. A structured class will run from 9:30am-10:30am. Free

Run Club Eau Claire All level run club Eau Claire Running Room 6pm Free

Run Club Glenmore Landing, Run Club Crowfoot, Run Club Shawnessy, Run Club Crossiron Mills and Run Club Westhills have all level run clubs at the respective Running Room Locations 6:30pm Free

Mission District Run Crew All level run crew put on by the Tech Shop.  Tech Shop 4th Street 7pm Free

Bike to the Farmer’s Market Bike to the Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers Market and Lifesport will watch over your bike and give you a quick tune up and safety check. You can also bike to a park after for a group picnic and games. 3pm-8pm Free

sMile Run Club Social run club for all levels.  Start off with a stretch and then head out for a 45-50 minute run. Friendship Fitness 6:15pm Free

Orienteering If you combine map reading with running you get orienteering. Four different courses are set up allowing everyone from beginners and families to experienced orienteers to participate. Different location every week 6:30-8pm $5

Tridosha Yoga Gentle yoga class with proceeds going to charity. Confederation Park 5:30pm-7:00pm Free with donation recommended.

Hills/Speedwork run Weeks will alternate between intervals/speed and hills. All levels welcome. Strides Running Store Fish Creek 6:30pm  Strides Marda Loop 6pm

Salsa Wednesdays Learn how to salsa and dance the night away. Kids are welcome. Sunnyside ContainR Park  7-9pm Free

Thursday

Flow Yoga All level yoga class. Myo Lab 6:10am $5

30+ Active Adults Program Adults over 30 can meet new friends and enjoy different sports like badminton, bocce, soccer and table tennis along with classes for strength and mobility. Genesis Centre 9am-12pm Free

Southwood/Patterson Fit Park The City of Calgary is piloting mobile fit parks. From July 1-30 the fit park will be at Southwood and from August 1-30th the park will be at Patterson. A fitness instructor will be on hand from 9-12 for any questions or assistance. A structured class will run from 9:30am-10:30am. Free

 Run Club Crossiron Mills  All level run club Running Room CrossIron 10am Free

Downtown Library Walking Tours Walk and learn more about the libraries history as well as the surrounding communities. Depart from either the Central Library or Central Memorial Park Library 12pm-12:45pm. Free

YYC Run Crew South Runs are open to everyone but are geared towards prepping for the Seawheeze Half Marathon in August. Lululemon Southcentre 6:30pm Free

MEC Trail Run Crew Hour long run with additional time before and after for warming up and cooling down. Participants should have some running experience. Nose Hill 6:30pm Free

Fitness Class and Instructor Highland Park/Thorncliffe From 6-9pm there will be a fitness instructor with a structured class at 6:30pm.  Outdoor exercise park at Highland Park/Thorncliffe. Runs until July 30. Free

Beginner Lawn Bowling Learn the basics of lawn bowling at these beginner lessons. Spruce Cliff Calgary Lawn Bowling Club 6:30pm-8pm $15 for three lessons

Mid Summer Night Swing Take a beginner swing lesson and then enjoy 2 more hours of dancing with a DJ. Poppy Plaza 7pm-10pm $5

HIGH Fitness Try out a fun high energy aerobics class. New Brighton Park 7:30pm-8:30pm Free

Friday

30+ Active Adults Program Adults over 30 can meet new friends and enjoy different sports like badminton, bocce, soccer and table tennis along with classes for strength and mobility. Genesis Centre 9am-12pm Free

Fitness Flow Outdoor stretch and fitness class. East Village Junction 12pm-1pm Free

Yoga  Teacher trainee class. The Yoga Studio of Calgary 5pm-6:15pm $5

Yoga Groove Take part in a vinyasana flow class with some great beats. Yoga Santosha Mission 5:45pm-7pm $5

Family Yoga  Stretch out with your kids in this fun class for families. Soul Studios 6:15pm-7:15pm $5 for each participant

Funky Flow Yoga   Flow class with funky beats.  Yoga Dot Calm 6:15pm-7:15pm $5

Run Club Glenmore Landing,  Run Club Crowfoot  All level run club. 6:30pm Running Room Free

Yoga Flow  Fun Yoga Flow Class. Hot Shop Yoga Silverado 7:30pm-8:30pm By Donation

Salsa on The Street Dance Teachers will be on hand to help you learn how to salsa while DJs play music. 6pm-9pm Stephen Ave Free

Yoga Vibes  Flow Class with a live DJ. Hot Shop Yoga Victoria Park 7:45pm-9pm By Donation

Yoga Flow  Fun Yoga Flow Class. Hot Shop Yoga Northwest  8pm-9pm By Donation

Yoga  Moksha Calgary North 8-9pm By Donation

Yoga  All levels class taught by a new teacher. Karma Yoga Calgary 8pm-9pm $7

Classic Yoga   Foundational Hot Yoga Class for everyone. My Yoga Calgary 8pm-9:15pm $7

Saturday

Run Cub Shawnessy All level run club. Shawnessy Running Room 8:30am Free

Nosehill Park Run   Part of the international Park Run Group with free timed runs all over the world. Calgary’s is a 5km timed run open to all including kids. Optional coffee social afterwards. Runs year round.  Nose Hill 9am It’s a free 5km timed run with many participants going for coffee afterwards. Runs year round.

MEC Run Crew 45-60 minute run covering 5km-10km. There will be a person at the front and back but participants should be able to run 5km to participate. MEC 9am Free

Big Rock Runners  Okotoks Running Club Groups for all abilities with runs lasting from 30-90 minutes depending on the group. Group runs year round with coffee and socializing afterwards.  Okotoks Recreation Centre 9am Membership $25 for year. Free to try a few times before buying.

Walk the YYC Downtown Tour  If you’re new to Calgary or have guests visiting try out this new 3 hour walking tour. Starts under the Calgary Tower 10am Free

Run Club Eau Claire,  Run Club Cross Iron Mills and Run Club Westhills  All level run clubs. Running Room Locations 10am Free

CroYo Yoga class tailored for crossfitters.  Fit House 11:15am-12:00pm Free

Yoga Moksha Calgary North $5 Community class by new instructors 12-1pm

Hot Yoga  Yoga Santosha Kensington 2pm-3:15pm By Donation

Yoga Taught by a new yoga teacher. Yoga Santosha Mission  2pm-3:15pm By donation class

Flow Yoga  Flow Yoga Class. Hot Shop Yoga Victoria Park 4:30pm-5:30pm Free

Foundations Yoga Active movement class that is great for beginners. Yoga Dot Calm 4:15pm-5:15pm By donation. Proceeds go to charity of the month.

Free Soccer Fun coed soccer game. Weather permitting. Bridlewood Park 5pm-7pm Free

Spontaneous Dance in the Park  Dance some Salsa, Bachata or Kizomba Tomkins Park 6pm-9pm  Free runs August until Sept 15

Ghost Tour Walk Explore the city at night and learn about some of the spirits that could possibly be haunting the city.  Meet at Calgary Tower 8-10pm Free

Sunday

Classic Yoga Class focussed on foundational poses led by a newer instructor. My Yoga Calgary 8:00am-9:15am Classic $7 Money goes to charity

Run Club Glenmore, Run Club Crowfoot, Run Club ShawnessyRun Club Eau ClaireRun Club CrossIron and Run Club Westhills all have all level run clubs. Running Room locations 8:30am Free

Long Run Club  Take part in a +90 minute run every Sunday in Canmore led by SKi Uphill. Location changes every week. 9am-11am Free

YYC Run Crew All Level run group put on by Lululemon. East Village Junction 9:30am Free

Walk the YYC Downtown Tour  If you’re new to Calgary or have guests visiting try out this new 3 hour walking tour. Starts under the Calgary Tower 10am Free

Outdoor Yoga Mahogany  All level outdoor yoga class, open to everyone including children.  Masters Square Park 10am Donate what you want.

Calgary Bicycle Club Slow Ride  Take part in a slow ride with drinks before and after.  Tomkins Park start 12:30pm-2:30pm Free

Flow Yoga  Yoga class with smooth transitions from posture to posture. Passage Studios 12:30pm-1:30pm By donation proceeds go to charity

Outdoor Yoga Calgary  All level outdoor yoga class, open to everyone including children. Stanley Park 1pm-2pm Donate what you want- portion goes to Kiva

Yoga Class led by new instructors Moksha Yoga North 1:30pm-2:45pm $5

Illume Hot Yoga 4-5pm karma flow class

Yin Yoga   Expect long holds in a deep stretch in this Yin Yoga class. Passage Studios 4-5:30pm $5

Yoga Class led by new yoga teachers. Westside Yoga 4:15pm-5:15pm $5

Public Skating  Lace up the skates and enjoy some air conditioning. East Calgary Twin Arenas 5pm-6pm.

Flow Yoga  Hot Shop Yoga Victoria Park 6:00pm-7:15pm By Donation proceeds go to charity

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