Take your Fitness Membership outdoors…Mountain Biking, Running, Road Biking

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Take your Fitness Membership outdoors…
At the end of 2012 and at the beginning of 2013 northvanrec conducted a review of our Fitness Membership and we asked members what improvements we could make.

The overwhelming response from customers via surveys and in focus groups was “we need more outdoor options in summer”. So, new for 2013 we are excited to offer a range of outdoor classes which are part of your Fitness Membership and only available to Fitness Members.

We have also partnered with Endless Biking, Mountain Equipment Co-op and Cycling BC to give you the chance to experience some summer activities that you wouldn’t expect from northvanrec. Explore the famous North Shore mountain bike trails with local experts Endless Biking, learn the techniques for road riding in a group from Cycling BC coaches or get started with running this summer at our MEC new runners clinic.
Visit the website to see the schedule of classes in the new summer outdoor fitness program.

Mountain Biking

Endless Biking is a local mountain bike tour operator and instruction company who can show you the trails and teach you the techniques needed to hit the singletrack. There are more mountain bike trails suitable for beginners and intermediates now than ever before and summer is the perfect time to get started.

northvanrec Fitness Members receive a special rate and these programs include everything you need; bike rental, instruction and equipment.

PROGRESSION SESSIONS Level 1 or 2
northvanrec Fitness Members save over 45%
bike rental, expert instruction and equipment –
everything you need to confidently explore the shore.
4 week program 6:00-8:00pm
Includes Rental Package
(basic bike rental & equipment for the whole program)
northvanrec Fitness Member’s price: $219
Save over $70*
*Fitness Membership number required at time of booking

New Runners

MEC North Vancouver is quickly becoming a local HUB for active people. Not only are they hosting five road running races this year, they have weekly meet-up groups for both running and road cycling.

MEC want their members to have every opportunity to be active in the outdoors, no matter what their skill level.
Group run for ‘New runners’
8:30-9:30am
Jul 6-Aug 31
Karen Magnussen
Max. group 12,
Pre-reg required

Road Biking Clinic

These clinics are organized by Richard Wooles, the Provincial Coach for BC, previously Richard was the Head Coach of the Canadian Track Cycling Teams.
These clinics are aimed at new road riders who want to learn the fundamentals of riding in a group.
Road Ride clinic with Cycling BC
Learn from pro’s the techniques and etiquette for group rides.
6:00–8:00pm,
August 8, 15, 22, 29
Parkgate Community Centre
Free for northvanrec Fitness members
Includes free Cycling BC Annual membership.
Pre-registration required

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