Prenatal Programs

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To register for a program:

  • Copy the program code (e.g. 45570)
  • Go to the Roundhouse Park Board registration page and paste the program code into the ‘Search by keyword OR number’ field, then click the ‘Search’ button.
  • In order to register, you will need to create an account, if you don’t already have one.

Winter Registration Thu Dec 8, 9am (online, in-person)  Fri Dec 9, 9am (phone)


PRENATAL & POSTNATAL PROGRAMS

Prenatal and Postnatal programs encourage healthy and active living in the months during and after your pregnancy. Please ensure that you consult your family physician before starting any prenatal or postnatal fitness program. If you are unsure if a particular program is suitable for you, please stop by before the beginning of any class and have aquick chat with the instructor. They will help recommend some options for you. All instructors have the appropriate training/certifications for providing specialized instruction for their programs.


PRENATAL WORKSHOPS

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION PRENATAL WORKSHOP (19+)

Learn all about pregnancy, labour, and infant care, including the social aspects of having a baby. Topics include optimal fetal position, stages of labour, relaxation, massage, breathing, birth options, breastfeeding, and more. The registration fee is per couple.

Su | Jan 15 | 10am-4pm | $113/1 sess | 91712 | 19+ | Multimedia Rm
Su | Feb 19 | 10am-4pm | $113/1 sess | 91713 | 19+ | Multimedia Rm
Su | Mar 12 | 10am-4pm | $113/1 sess | 91714 | 19+ | Multimedia Rm
Instructor: Karen Mitchel, www.thebirthplace.ca

 


FITNESS

PRENATAL PILATES (19+)        $13/drop-in
Feel toned and graceful throughout your pregnancy. Improve your posture through core strength, stability, and proper alignment. Learn breathing exercises to prepare you and your baby for labour. No class Feb 13.
Mo | Jan 9-Feb 20 | 6-6:45pm | $69/6 sess | 87834 | 19+ | Room C
Mo | Feb 27-Mar 27 | 6-6:45pm | $57.50/5 sess | 87854 | 19+ | Room C
Instructor: Diana VanderVeen

Fit 4 Two® Prenatal Fitness (19+) $17.50/drop-in
Connect with other moms-to-be while reducing prenatal discomfort and learning pregnancy-safe cardiovascular exercise, functional strength training, flexibility, and relaxation. All trimesters welcome. No class Mar 15.
We | Jan 11-Feb 15 | 7-8pm | $88.60/6 sess | 88569 | 19+ | Dance St
We | Feb 22-Mar 29 | 7-8pm | $73.85/5 sess | 88574 | 19+ | Dance St
Instructor: Fit4Two Van Downtown/False Creek, www.fit4two.ca

Fit 4 Two® Prenatal Core Workshop (19+)
Work your core safely through each trimester and maintain a healthy back, stable pelvis, urinary continence, and balance, and ensure a faster postpartum recovery. This class is good for women with abdominal separation.
Su | Jan 15 | 10-11am | $24/1 sess | 88555 | 19+ | Room B
Instructor: Fit4Two Van Downtown/False Creek, www.fit4two.ca


YOGA

PRENATAL YOGA (19+) $14/DROP-IN
Nurture yourself and your baby with gentle hatha yoga. Learn poses and techniques to alleviate the common discomforts of pregnancy and prepare for labour. Register to attend twice a week and receive a 20% discount for in-person or phone registration. No class Jan 24, 26, 31, Feb 2.
Th | Jan 12-Mar 9 | 5:45-7:15pm | $82.25/7 sess | 88548 | 19+ | Room C
Instructor: Lori Lucas, www.yogawithlorilucas.com