Abbotsford Parks, Recreation & Culture has weight rooms, aerobic rooms and 1 running/walking indoor track.
Facility Admission Rates
Drop-in 1 Month Admission 3 Month Admission 6 Month Admission 1 Year Pre-paid 10 Session Pass 20 Session Pass 0-4yrs* FREE N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 5yrs - 24yrs $3.95 $31.50 $83 $142 $237 $35.50 $63 25yrs - 64yrs $7.95 $63.50 $167 $286 $477 $71.50 $127 65yrs+ $4.50 $36 $94.50 $162 $270 $40.50 $72 Family** $15.90 $127 $334 $572 $954 N/A N/A Toonie $2 Specialized Access with PRC ID card
50% off Regular Rate (participants requiring assistance to participate; no charge for support work(s), caregivers or attendants
* Except for Open/Inflatable Playtime - $3.75 rate applied ** Up to 2 adults and all their children 18yrs and under in the same household
We offer a 1 month, 3 month, 6 month and yearly rec pass which allows patrons full access to both Abbotsford Recreation Centre and Matsqui Recreation Centre. Once you register for a Rec Pass you will be issued a card with your photo ID on it. When you visit a facility you can scan in and enjoy unlimited use. We also offer 10 and 20 session passes for discounted use. Prices are listed above in the Facility Admission Rates.
Pre-Authorized Payment Plan program
Is an optional payment plan, which provides an opportunity to make monthly payments for City of Abbotsford Annual Passes. Enjoy the convenience of monthly pass payments at our annual rates. All for no additional fees. Ask a Customer Service Representative about our Annual Pass Payment Plan Option or fill out the information and drop it off to Matsqui Recreation Centre or Abbotsford Recreation Centre.
Our fitness classes are taught by fully BCRPA qualified instructors.
Lifestyle & Wellness Classes
Bones & Balance this 45 minute active aging class focuses on functional movement, balance, stability and general strength to keep you moving through all phases of life. This class offers modifications which allows all fitness levels to participate. Intensity Level: 2 Senior/Beginner friendly Functional Training This class focuses on correct form and everyday movements. A full body workout that bases its exercises on balance, stability, mobility, combined movements, and training your body to adapt to advanced movements. This is an ever-changing class that is perfect for those with injuries, those looking to improve their technique, or for those looking to either improve or maintain their quality of movement. This class moves from the floor to a standing position often-required to be able to do this independently. Intensity Level: 3 Keep Fit A higher intensity class for the already-active senior, who is looking to get their daily exercise in with various weights, bands, and mats. Come prepared to work on your strength, cardiovascular health, balance and flexibility! Intensity Level: 4 Movement Circuit Based out of the weight room, this class is run in a timed circuit style that is perfect for those new to working out, or want to incorporate machines as well as cables into their workout routine. Come prepared to be motivated, but have the ability to work at your own fitness pace. This makes it a great class for beginners, and the active aging population. This class can incorporate cardiovascular equipment or the track in its programming. Intensity Level: 3 On the Ball A full body workout that will get your core fired up. Utilizes the stability balls, the BOSU balls, as well as weights and other equipment to challenge your muscles, strengthen your core and improve your posture. This class gets the body moving from a standing position to the floor often. Intensity Level: 3 Strength to Stretch Designed to focus on strength as well as stretching. It is a weight-based class that provides participants with an excellent strength workout. The class ends with a focus on stretching and the outcome of this class will increase your strength, and flexibility. Intensity Level: 3 Stroller & Strength Stroller friendly (children must remain in the stroller at all times) this class focuses on safe exercises for new parents with children from the ages of 1-3 years of age. Come prepared to have a good workout- at your own pace while having an environment that is child friendly. Class not recommended for those children under 1yrs due to safety concerns. Please ensure your doctor has cleared you for exercise. Those over 3 that are able to remain in a stroller are welcome. Intensity Level: 3 Walking Club Join us on the track Friday afternoons for Walking Club! Get your steps in, at your own pace, while enjoying the company of friends - new and old!
Strength & Conditioning Classes
Bands & Abs This 45-min. class combines resistance bands with core specific strengthening exercises to provide a great full body work out. Great for those looking for something different in their exercise routine and is suitable for beginners to experienced exercise persons. Floor routines are included. Intensity Level: 3 Cardio & Strength Whoever said cardio had to be running? In this high repetition, low weight class, we charge your cardiovascular system all while improving muscle tone, and definition using a variety of strength exercises combined with cardio to keep your heart pumping while gaining overall strength. This class uses a combination of equipment as well as body weight activities. Intensity Level: 4 Full Force We use exercises that involve the whole body while using plyometric moving and with minimal rest times to keep your heart rate up and muscles working. This is not for the light-hearted so be ready to be motivated and pushed to your limits. This class uses advanced movements. Intensity Level: 5 Advanced Class Glutes, Curls & Crunches A 45-min. class providing high paced exercises focusing on key muscle groups we all need to work on. It will keep your body and mind working while improving your strength. Come prepared to do both standing and floor routines using a combination of free weights, bands and body weight. Intensity Level: 3 No Sweat A pre-choreographed weight resistance workout using body bars and dumbbell. This class helps tone the whole body and is great for all participants. Intensity Level: 3 Power Hour This class does it all! It has a main focus on strength and stability, but engages your cardiovascular system by increasing repetition which is bound to get your heart rate up. This class is great for those looking to get a good work out in and enjoy an every changing atmosphere. Intensity Level: 4 SCULPT Fit Using techniques rooted in CrossFit this class will have you setting new PRs (Personal Records) as you train every aspect of Fitness: endurance, stamina, power, strength, speed, agility, balance, coordination, and flexibility. Unlike other high intensity classes, this class does not focus on timed intervals of intensity so it is designed to be what you make of it! Intensity Level: 3
Align 45 min. class designed for those who are either new to stretching and mobility type exercise, or for those who are not into Yoga or Pilates. It gives participants a full body re-alignment, while using equipment such as stretch bands, foam rollers, and blocks. This class will provide you with the tools to help improve your overall mobility, while working within your own personal limits. Intensity Level: 2 Senior/Beginner friendly Hatha Yoga Great for improving body alignment, learning relaxation techniques and becoming comfortable doing yoga, while building strength and flexibility. This class can use equipment such as blocks, and yoga straps to aid in movement. Suitable for those new to yoga with the understanding there is movement down to the floor level. Intensity Level: 3 Pilates/Yoga Fusion Combines Pilates and Yoga moves to increase flexibility and strength through a series of controlled movements and breathing. This class starts off getting you moving, and ends with nice simple yoga flows to ground you for the rest of your day. Intensity Level: 3 Pilates Low impact class focusing on flexibility and muscular endurance movements. It’s a great class for those looking to improve postural alignment, rehabilitate injuries, improve balance and strengthen core muscles. This class can be taught at levels, which is great for those who are just starting out on their Pilates journey. Intensity Level: 3
Zumba Fusing Latin moves with easy-to-follow choreography. This class is great for those who are new, to those who are experienced because participants are able to modify as they see fit. Intensity Level: 4 Zumba Gold 5-minutes in length. Easy to follow Zumba choreography-slowed down to focus on balance, range of motion and coordination. Designed for the elderly population, beginners, or those with pre-existing conditions with medical clearance for exercise. Intensity Level: 3
Cycle The ultimate indoor cycling experience for cardiovascular performance and improved cycling skills. Join our instructor where you will be doing cycling drills to music to help get you through this intense and FUN workout. Intensity Level: 5 Power Hour A hybrid of spin and weight resistance class designed to provide a strength and cardiovascular workout in one. This class has you on and off the bike, as well as doing weight, and resistance based exercises. Intensity Level: 5 Advanced Class
Aqua Deep A low impact aerobic exercise in deep water to music, primarily in a vertical body position. The class ranges in activities, focusing on aerobic endurance and resistance training and is great for participants with joint related health concerns. The ability to swim is an asset in this class. Intensity Level: 3 Aqua Shallow A low impact, aerobic exercise that is in shallow water to music, primarily in a vertical body position. The class ranges in movements, focusing on aerobic endurance and resistance training and is great for participants with joint related health concerns. Intensity Level: 2 Senior/Beginner friendly Aqua Fit A low impact aerobic exercise that is a hybrid class allowing participants to use the shallow and deep water in the same class. The class ranges in activities, focusing on aerobic endurance and resistance training and is great for participants with joint related health concerns. Intensity Level: 2 Aqua Zumba Combines the dance moves and music of Zumba with water exercises. It offers a fun but challenging class and is great for participants with joint related health concerns. Intensity Level: 3
We have a class for every fitness level! Each of our fitness classes has a number beside the description indicating the class intensity. Classes can be modified; however, for safety reasons and your own enjoyment, if you are a beginner, please stay with intensity of 3 or below.
Level 1 Classes are designed to work below 30% of your heart rate maximum-have no cardiovascular component worked into them. These classes are adapted or moderated for a specific population. Most can either be adapted to be seated, or done at a very low impact, and slow pace. These classes have little to no impact exercises, and do not use floor routines. Level 2 Classes are designed to work between 30-40% of your heart rate maximum and is compared to activities of daily living. This class offers you activity that provides you either low impact, or modifications so that everyone is able to perform. These classes are designed to be more mobility/ functional movement based, and not focused so much on cardiovascular, high repetitions, or advanced movements. These classes do not use floor routines. Level 3 Classes are designed for participants to work up to 55% of their heart rate maximum. These classes are great for those active three or more times a week and are designed to be either choreographed, weighted, or timed to help participants reach their peak fitness. These classes are designed to get participants moving in different planes—standing to seated, to the floor—and will also incorporate some balance/stability movements. They may be somewhat cardiovascular based depending on the class. Anyone who has had a previous medical condition in the past year should consult their medical professionals prior to participating. Level 4 Classes are designed to have the participants work up to 65% of their heart rate maximum during the class and use a combination of strength and/or cardiovascular focused exercises. Advanced movements such as single leg stands, and movement from the floor to a standing position as well as balancing on things such as BOSU balls and balance boards are often incorporated. These classes are best suited for those who are active over four days a week and of good health. It is recommended that you see a medical professional if you want to participate in these classes but have had a medical condition in the last 12 months. Level 5 Classes are designed to have participants working above 70% of their heart rate maximum to provide mainly a cardiovascular workout. These classes are designed to increase participants heart rate and focus on the cardiovascular system over the muscular system. They can be taught with modifications—such as working at your own pace, and are designed for those who are active more than 5 days a week and of good health. Please consult a doctor if you have any medical conditions prior to attending level 5 classes.
- Admission will not be permitted if you are more than 10 minutes late for your land Fitness classes due to intensity and flow of classes and disruption to the class environment. Water classes may be able to accommodate late participants
- Participants under the age of 7 are required to be in a stroller and/or in hand with parent/ guardian at all times while using the track. For safety concerns, children 7yrs - 15yrs may not access any equipment around the track or in the rest of the weight room. Exceptions are for 13-15yrs who have completed the Teen Weight Room orientation.
- Walking poles are permitted with rubber bottoms.
- Closed athletic shoes must be worn in the weight room and track areas
ARC is home to a 150m running/walking track that is open for public use and for registered fitness programs.
1 mile = 11 laps 1 kilometer = 6.5 laps
Book a Personal Training session or Fitness appraisal between September 15 - November 15, 2023 and receive 15% or 10% off of your session. Free workout towel and water bottle when you purchase 10 or more personal training sessions.
Complete the 4 easy steps to book a Personal Training appointment.
If you are a private trainer or therapist that wishes to use Abbotsford Parks, Recreation & Culture (PRC) facilities to work with your clients, please read and fill out the information below and bring with you to obtain an identification card.