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Frequently Asked Questions

Let us answer some of your questions about Heritage Community Fitness & Rehabilitation Centre.

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Frequently Asked Question About Our Gym

Where are you located?
Heritage Community Fitness & Rehabilitation Centre is located at 2 Costello Drive in Carleton Place, Ontario.

How much does a gym membership cost?
You can find gym membership pricing here.

Do you offer group fitness classes?
We sure do! Our weekly schedule includes classes such as cardio kickboxing, yoga, step, spin, fitness basics, and so much more! View our class schedule to learn more about our Carleton Place fitness classes.

What fitness equipment does your gym have available for members?
We have over 75 pieces of cardio equipment including stationary bikes, elliptical machines, treadmills, rowing machines, and more. We also have strength-training equipment including a power runner, hack squat machine, free weights, and a wide variety of weight machines.

Is it true you have an outdoor workout area?
It’s true, we do! We have long winters in Eastern Ontario so we believe in taking full advantage of the sunshine and fresh air when we can. For our members who want to take their workouts outside, we have pickleball courts, basketball, tractor tires, a sled, slosh pipes, TRX cables, pull-up bars, and more.

What is Heart Wise Exercise?
Heart Wise Exercise is a health initiative from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. The Institute has partnered with area fitness facilities to offer group fitness programs that are safe for everyone, including those with heart issues or other chronic health issues. Heart Wise-certified group finesses classes are audited and instructors are certified by the Institute. We also have a defibrillator on-site in case of emergencies. We are proud to be among the few fitness centres to receive this prestigious partnership.

What is Fitquest?
Fitquest is a sports performance training centre with locations in Kanata, Ottawa, and Carleton Place. Fitquest offers athlete training, sports performance training, and fitness classes in our facility. Created by Chris Schwarz, NHL head strength and condition coach, Fitquest works with athletes of all levels to transform their athletic performance through their science-based approach to training.

I’m not a member but I would like to check out the gym. Can I do that?
Of course! Drop by reception anytime to ask for a tour. You can also buy a day pass for $15. All members are given five free day passes to share with a friend. If you know someone who is a member at Heritage, hit them up for one of their passes!

Are your personal trainers canfitpro certified?
Our personal trainers are certified beyond the fitness industry basic canfitpro training. Personal trainers at Heritage Fitness have extensive certification, training, and experience in their field. We also have personal trainers who are kinesiologist. Before you sign up with a personal trainer anywhere, we encourage you to ask them about their qualifications.

I didn’t take advantage of the gym orientation when I first joined. Can I take you up on that now?
Absolutely! Drop by reception to book your orientation. Orientations are free for all our members. If you didn’t take advantage of it when you joined, it’s not too late.

Are you on social media?
We sure are! You can connect with us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Spotify.

Frequently Asked Questions About To The Mat Yoga

What is the cost of a To The Mat Yoga membership?
You can find pricing for our Carleton Place yoga studio here.

What types of yoga classes are offered at Heritage Fitness?
We offer warm and hot yoga classes in our new (January 2019) purpose-built yoga studio. Classes include Aerial, Flow, Restorative, Hatha, and more. View our full To The Mat Yoga schedule.

Are your classes appropriate for someone new to yoga?
Absolutely! We’ve created classes that are suitable for yogis of all levels of experience. Modifications to the poses are offered by our teachers. This allows you to practice at your own comfort level, whether you’re looking for a gentle, moderate, or challenging experience.

What level of certification do your yoga teachers have?
Our To The Mat Yoga classes and programs are led by highly-respected teachers, each with their own specialty. Learn more about our yoga teachers.

What is hot yoga?
We’ve created an FAQ document to answer the most frequently asked questions about our hot yoga classes.

What is aerial yoga?
Check out our FAQ document to learn more about aerial yoga.

Do you offer yoga for children?
We offer several specialty yoga programs throughout the year, including yoga for children. Learn more about our specialty yoga programs.

Frequently Asked Questions About Our Collaborative Care Centre

What services do you offer at the Collaborative Care Centre?
Our Collaborative Care Centre offers chiropractic, concussion managementcounselling, exercise rehabilitation, naturopathicpersonal training, physiatry, physiotherapy, and registered massage therapy services. We believe that good health is a combination of factors. Exercise is a major component of good health and so is ensuring our bodies function as they are meant to and are pain-free. That’s what inspired the idea of our Collaborative Care Centre.

Do you offer a meal planning service?
We do! Naturopath Dr. Bri, ND offers meal planning for individuals and families to help take the guesswork out of healthy eating. Learn more.

Do I have to be a gym member to make an appointment with one of your therapists or practitioners?
No, you don’t need to be a member to see a practitioner in our Collaborative Care Centre. You can make an appointment by contacting us at 613-253-2112 or info@heritiagefitness.ca.

Do I need a physician’s referral to see one of your practitioners?
If you have a health care plan, please check your provider’s guidelines. If you are paying for the service out of your own pocket, you do not need a referral.

Do you still have a question? Give us a call at 613-253-2112. We are more than happy to answer any questions you may have.