Thompson Community Centre
5151 Granville Avenue
Richmond, BC V7C 1E6
Front Desk: 604-238-8422
Fitness Coordinator: Nathan Solodkin
Fitness Office: 604-238-8434
Monday to Friday: 6:00 am - 9:45 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 7:00 am - 8:45 pm
Fitness Classes Drop-in Schedule
TCC Winter Group Fitness Drop-in Schedule
Fitness Centre Renovation Announcement
Closure Dates: January 30 to February 17
Grand Opening: Monday, February 18 from 8:00am-8:00pm
Fitness Centre Options During Closure include:
-A limited temporary fitness centre at Thompson
-The upstairs mezzanine fitness area at Thompson
-Monthly pass holders will have access to other community centre fitness centres at no cost including West Richmond, Steveston, South Arm, City Centre, Cambie and Hamilton Community Centre.
This is a major renovation project with many different parts including:
A lighting upgrade, professional cleaning, equipment updates, new paint, televisions, cubbies and more.
New Yoga Classes - Starting in January!
TCC Winter 2019 Yoga Programs
Fitness Centre Overview
BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) registered staff can provide fitness and wellness advice for the beginner to advance participant. Fitness assessments and personalized programs can be booked through the Fitness Coordinator.
Fitness Centre Equipment
Thompson Community Centre offers a number of options for accessing fitness programs including paying a drop-in fee or purchasing a Visit Card or Fitness Centre pass, as well as offering programs for registration. See the Fitness Fees section for more information.
Fitness Centre Orientation
Book an orientation to the Fitness Centre with a BCRPA registered Weight Trainer and learn proper techniques for equipment use and Fitness Centre etiquette. Call 604-238-8434 to book an appointment.
Youth 13-15 years old must complete a youth orientation, demonstrate appropriate maturity level and have a parental consent form signed prior to Fitness Centre access. Youth orientations can be booked by calling the centre of choice and need only be completed once for eligibility to exercise at all centres. Youth 16 and 17 years old are optional for youth orientations, but must have a Parental Consent Form signed.
PAR-Q+ (The Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire for Everyone)
When you take part in any fitness activity at a City facility you will be asked to: complete a PAR-Q+; read the large poster version of the form or confirm you have completed the online version of the questionnaire; or complete and print the form here PAR-Q Form 2018. This form is designed to identify people for whom a change in physical activity may pose a risk.
All Thompson personal trainers have met or have exceeded the standards set out by the BCRPA, the provincial registration and governing association for fitness leaders in BC. This team of highly qualified personnel can help achieve a wide variety of health, fitness and training goals. Call 604-238-8434 for more information.
Meet our Personal Trainers: TCC Personal Trainer Bios
Jay Palafox - Bootcamp and Kickboxing
Whatever it is that gets you moving and keeps you happy, once you've achieved it, then you've successfully made fitness more of a lifestyle than a chore, which is key! My name is Jay and I have been involved in martial arts since I was five and weight training since the age of fourteen.
Meet Jay at the following fitness programs at Thompson:
|Kickboxing Drills and Skills
|JAN 20 - MAR 17||Su||7:30pm - 8:30pm||$63.70 / 9 sess||16+ yrs||2719906|
|JAN 26 - MAR 23||Sa||7:30pm - 8:30pm||$63.70 / 9 sess||16+ yrs||2719907|
Malina Rehm - Yoga
Movement is Medicine. That is Malina's personal philosophy. After healing from personal trauma through yoga, Malina discovered that movement is key for healing. Malina found great healing in her teacher training.
Malina will be teaching the following programs at Thompson:
|Yoga - Basics||JAN 22 - MAR 12||Tu||7:30pm- 8:30pm||$63.35/8 sess||16+ yrs||2724163|
|Yoga - Healthy Hips and Hammies||JAN 22 - MAR 12||Tu||6:15pm- 7:15pm||$63.35/8 sess||16+ yrs||2724161|
|Yoga - Rest and Restore||JAN 23 - MAR 13||W||7:30pm- 8:30pm||$63.35/8 sess||16+ yrs||2724171|
|Yoga - Rest and Restore||JAN 20 - MAR 17||Su||11:30am-12:30pm||$71.30/9 sess||16+ yrs||2724172|
|Yoga - Vinyasa Level 1||JAN 20-MAR 17||Su||10:15am-11:15am||$71.30/9 sess||16+ yrs||2724169|
|Yoga - Vinyasa Level 2||JAN 23 - MAR 13||W||6:15pm-7:15pm||$63.38/8 sess||16+ yrs||2724166|
For more information about the programs above and other fitness programs at Thompson Community Centre, call 604-238-8422 or the Registration Call Centre at 604-276-4300. For a complete program listing, see the Parks, Recreation and Culture Guide.