It’s free Demo Week at the Tait McKenzie Centre

Want to get active without opening your wallet? Feel like dancing or swimming? In the mood for some yoga?

Recreation York is offering an opportunity for you to try out a host of activities. The Tait McKenzie Centre will be the site of York’s FREE Demo Week, Sept. 10-15.

Right: Yoga will be one of the free activities offered during Demo Week at the Tait McKenzie Centre. Photo: Rita Abiog

A wide range of classes will be offered at no cost during the special week. Whether it’s dance, tennis, swimming or yoga, it’s all free for one week.

Activities for this week include the hip-hop challenge, kerala (Kararipaytu) and mixed martial arts/grappling.

Drop in to the Tait McKenzie Centre on York’s Keele campus to sample any of the classes listed below.


  • Aqua-fit
  • Swimming Lessons


  • Ballet
  • Ballroom
  • Belly
  • Cardio hip-hop
  • Cardio salsa
  • Caribbean soul
  • Hip-Hop challenge
  • Latin
  • Modern Dance
  • Swing

Martial Arts

  • Capoeira
  • Kerala
  • Mixed martial arts/grappling
  • Muay Thai
  • Shaolin Kempo Karate

Mind/Body Fitness

  • On-the-ball
  • Pilates
  • Power Yoga
  • Yoga Basics
  • Restorative Yoga

Spinning & Circuit Plus

  • Circuit
  • Spin

In addition to Demo Week, some exciting events are coming up at the Tait McKenzie Centre. Classes on women’s self defence, practical street defence, partner Shiatsu therapy and women on weights will be offered in the next two months.

For more information, as well as the complete schedule for Demo Week, call the Tait McKenzie customer service desk at ext. 55185, or grab a copy of the Free Demo Week flyer online, or at the Tait McKenzie Centre.

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