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Toronto's Top Beginner-Friendly Small Group Fitness Classes

Build Strength and Confidence with Our Toronto-Based Workout Classes

What Makes Our Group Fitness Classes Stand Out

Beginner-Friendly

Small Class Sizes

Expert Instruction on Technique & Form

Welcoming Community Atmosphere

Easy Online Booking & Flexible Rescheduling

Explore a Variety of Group Workout Classes Near You

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Strength Training Classes

Lift weights with technique to build strength.
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HIIT Circuit Classes

Fast-paced circuit with variety to challenge your cardio and core.
Group fitness class performing a mobility exercise in a bright gym

Flexibility Classes

Mobilize your body to strengthen through a full range of motion.
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Get Stronger

Our most popular class is a beginner’s dream!

This weightlifting class is designed to build strength safely.  

You’ll receive detailed instruction on form and technique, and guidance on finding the appropriate level of intensity for you.

This class is 100% beginner-friendly with variations to every exercise to suit your ability and comfort level.

In 6 weeks you will become confident in the exercises, tune your technique, and start building strength sustainably. What’s not to love?

Strength Training Classes in Toronto for All Levels

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Get Stronger

Weight lifting class focused on technique.

Targeted Strength Training Classes in Toronto for All Levels

Get Stronger Class

Our most-popular group fitness class!

The Get Stronger class is designed to build strength through weight lifting with four exercises completed in multiple sets. 

Detailed instruction on form and technique is provided, as is guidance on finding the appropriate weight and level of intensity.

Big Picture: Through repetition over several weeks, you will gain confidence in the movements, find the right intensity level, and safely get stronger! What’s not to love?

Group fitness class doing different exercises in a bright and colourful gym.

Get Sweaty

A faster-paced but medium intensity circuit class that is aptly named!

Challenge your cardio endurance with a variety of exercises performed in a circuit. 

We’ll teach you how to challenge yourself appropriately, and we provide lots of modifications to dial the difficulty to what works best for you.

Explore functional exercises that work your upper body, lower body & core.

In 6 weeks you will build greater cardio endurance to exercise through the whole working time, and into the class bonus seconds. You’ll also be able to increase the number of reps per exercise.

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Circuit

Group fitness class doing different exercises in a bright and colourful gym.

Get Sweaty

A medium intensity, low impact circuit class.

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Circuits to Fast Track Your Fitness

Get Sweaty Class

A faster-paced but medium intensity class that is aptly named! Challenge your cardio endurance with a variety of exercises performed in a circuit. 

You’ll do functional exercises that work your upper body, lower body & core.

We’ll teach you how to challenge yourself appropriately, and we provide lots of modifications to dial the difficulty to what works best for you.

Big Picture: Through repetition over several weeks, you will build greater cardio endurance to exercise through the whole working time, and into the class bonus seconds. You’ll also be able to increase the number of reps per exercise.

Group fitness class - split squat. Four women performing a split squat smilling.

Strong & Sweaty

Get the best of both worlds with strength training portion followed by a mini circuit to bring up your heart rate.

Strong & Sweaty combines strength training before switching to a circuit! 

The Strong portion involves a slower-paced lifting session, focusing on lifting heavy with lots of rest in between sets.  This portion has a specific curriculum – expect to see your strength increase with consistency over several weeks.

The Sweaty part of class involves a conditioning circuit to challenge your endurance! Variations are provided for each exercise.

In 6 weeks you will be chasing streetcars down with ease! You’ll benefit from both the challenge of strength training to build muscle, and improve your cardiovascular endurance.

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING CLASSES

Group fitness class - split squat. Four women performing a split squat smilling.

Strong & Sweaty

Part strength training, part circuit.

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING CLASSES

Strong & Sweaty Class

Get the best of both worlds with strength training portion followed by a mini circuit to bring up your heart rate.

Strong & Sweaty combines strength training before switching to a circuit! 

The Strong portion involves a slower-paced lifting session, focusing on lifting heavy with lots of rest in between sets.  This portion has a specific curriculum – expect to see your strength increase with consistency over several weeks.

The Sweaty part of class involves a conditioning circuit to challenge your endurance! Variations are provided for each exercise.

Big Picture: Feel those exercise endorphins! You’ll benefit from both the challenge of strength training to build muscle, and improve your cardiovascular endurance. Chase that streetcar down with ease.

Group fitness class doing different exercises in a bright and colourful gym.

Strong & Flexible Class

Build strength through a full range of motion.

Strong & Flexible is dedicated to improving your flexibility and mobility. We focus on the same movement patterns from the Get Stronger classes and add some stretches and movement flows that help to make you more limber and flexible.

In 6 weeks you will have improved mobility and muscular balance.

FLEXIBILITY & mOBILITY GROUP FITNESS

Group fitness class performing a mobility exercise in a bright gym

FLEXIBILITY CLASS

Strong & Flexible

Build mobility so you can build strength through a full range of motion.

FLEXIBILITY & mOBILITY GROUP FITNESS

Strong & Flexible Class

Explore a flexibility routine to increase your mobility, then challenge your newfound ability with strength training movements.

Strong & Flexible is dedicated to improving your flexibility and mobility. We focus on the same movement patterns from the Get Stronger classes and add some stretches and movement flows that help to make you more limber and flexible.

Big Picture: Through repetition over several weeks, you will work towards improved mobility. Mobility is critical for injury prevention by avoiding the need to overcompensate or strain joints and ligaments. It also promotes muscular balance and prevents stiffness.

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We Make It Easy To Get Started

Snag this discount code and choose from any class on our schedule.

All the details about our class pricing can be found here.

Get your first class for $8.

Group Fitness Class FAQ

No, you do not need any exercise or strength training experience to workout at Recess Fit Club.

Our specialty is empowering individuals who are beginners in fitness or returning to fitness after a break.

We'll teach you technique so you can exercise safely and effectively. We'll show you how to use the equipment, and provide options to you based on your level of fitness and comfort level.

Every body is welcome at Recess Fit Club.

Take advantage of our discount code to get your first class for $8.

When you're ready to redeem your code, you'll be prompted to create an account.

From your account you can purchase a solo class credit.

Redeem that class credit by booking into any class in our schedule.

Reserve your spot in class ahead of time. Our classes are small, and reservations are required.

Don't worry! We have flexible cancellation policies because we know your life is a busy one! 

If the class is full, you can put yourself on a waitlist and get added automatically when a space becomes free.

View the complete group fitness class schedule.

You can cancel up to 2-hours prior to the start of class to receive your credit back.

We designed it this way because we understand that life happens. 

Easily manage your reservations directly through your account profile here.

We offer your first class for $8 when you sign up to receive our discount code. 

Details on all of our class packs and memberships can be found here.

That's a great question that we get asked often.

Learn all about how to plan your week of fitness, no matter if you attend 1x, 2x or 3x weekly.

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STRENGTH TRAINING CLASS

Get Stronger: Our weightlifting class.

Our most-popular group fitness class designed to help you lift strength safely, through technique & to find the appropriate intensity using exercise science.

The Get Stronger class is designed to build strength through weight lifting with four exercises completed in multiple sets. 

Detailed instruction on form and technique is provided, as is guidance on finding the appropriate weight and level of intensity.

You can expect individualized attention in this small class setting. 

Big Picture: Through repetition over several weeks, you will gain confidence in the movements, find the right intensity level, and safely get stronger! What’s not to love?

Three people doing a barbell squat exercise in a group fitness class.

Frequently Asked Question: Do I need to have weightlifting experience to work out here?

You do not need previous lifting experience.

All classes are beginner-friendly and suitable for fitness enthusiasts of all levels, providing an excellent opportunity to progress in your fitness journey, regardless of your starting point.