Recreation York’s free Demo Week starts today

Want to take a spin? How about a little belly dancing? In the mood for some ballet?

Recreation York is offering an opportunity for you to try out a host of activities at the Tait McKenzie Centre – the site of York’s free Demo Week, Jan. 11 to 17. A wide range of classes will be offered at no cost during the special week. No sign up is necessary. Whether it’s boot camp, dance, spinning or yoga, it’s all free for one week. Employees of York University can also take part in the action with Employee Fit 4 Life activities. Demo Week is a great opportunity to sample something new.

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



  • Aqua-fit
  • Swimming lessons


  • Argentine tango
  • Ballet
  • Ballroom
  • Belly
  • Cardio hiphop
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • Modern dance
  • Zumba

  Fit for Life Employee Program

  • Boot camp
  • Cardio Tae Boxing
  • Circuit Plus
  • Yoga 

  Martial Arts

  • Capoeira
  • Mixed martial arts/grappling
  • Muay thai  
  • Russian systema 

  Mind/Body Fitness

  • Pilates
  • Power yoga
  • Tai chi
  • Yoga basics
  • Yogalates


  • Squash
  • Learn to skate
  • Beginner hockey skills 


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 Demo Week flyer at the Tait McKenzie Centre. The entire schedule is also available on the Sport York Web site. For more information about the Employee Fit 4 Life Program, contact Natalie Yip, lifestyle programs assistant, at ext. 20875 or