This easy to access 4000 square-foot gym is filled with user friendly equipment to challenge you! If you are a beginner or novice there is everything you need to achieve success, resulting in healthy and active lifestyle!
Open Daily for your convenience!
6 treadmills, 5 elliptical, 2 steppers, 6 stationary bikes, 10 weight machines and a rower. Cardiovascular equipment offers colour monitors with cable TV, music and customizable exercise programs. Other small equipment available are free weights, exercise balls, skipping ropes, medicine balls and varied aerobics equipment.
Restricted Fitness Centre Hours: for PRRA Active Pass Members ONLY
Monday – Friday 6:00am – 8:30am & 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 6:00am – 8:30am & 5:00pm – 10:00pm
This short orientation is helpful for our patrons to get acquainted with the equipment in our fitness centre along with learning how to basically and safely operate this state of the art equipment. Youth 13 – 15 years old are required to have an orientation so they have the knowledge needed to keep themselves and others safe.
To book a Gym Orientation please call 204-857-7772 or stop by the Stride Place reception to book an appointment.
Need help with understanding some of the equipment or would like help finding a personalized workout that works for you?
– Personal Trainer BIO Rick Williamson is a Personal Training Specialist and has been working with clients and doing gym orientations for the Stride Place. He enjoys helping people achieve their fitness goals, whether it be one on one in the gym or designing a program tailored to the fitness level, commitment and needs of the client.
Rick received his Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education Degrees from Brandon University. He taught junior high language arts for four years and then was a high school mathematics teacher in Portage la Prairie for twenty nine years before retiring on 2005. He now teaches Non Violent Crisis Intervention for Red River College in Portage la Prairie and Winkler. He has a wealth of experience in teaching and motivating people as they move to the next level of their chosen field.
He received his Personal Training Specialist certification from the Canadian Fitness Professionals group which is also known as Can-Fit-Pro.
EXPERTISE & EXPERIENCE
Rick has been involved in Martial Arts for most of his life and has dedicated a great deal of time and effort in training, competing and teaching. He holds a Sixth Degree Black Belt in Jiu-jitsu as well as Black Belts in Tai-jitsu, Judo and Tae Kwon Do. He has competed nationally and internationally in Judo and has represented Manitoba in the middleweight division in The Canadian National Judo Championships and the Canada Winter Games. He is the head instructor for the Portage Jiu-jitsu Club and has trained over forty students to the Black Belt level. He specializes in motivating his students to push back their perceived boundaries and to develop the extremely high level of commitment and discipline required to be successful in a Black Belt test.
To set up a fitness consultation, e-mail Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org