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OZone PostOVAL Improvement Project UPDATE

Fitness Floor Resurfacing The Fitness mezzanine hardwood resurfacing is near completion with an expected open date of December 20 to maintain an Olympic quality environment for our members and guests. The Fitness Centre will remain OPEN throughout this entire period. The group fitness studio (Room 2.010) will undergo some needed maintenance and floor re-surfacing on Read More >>

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OZone PostTim Horton’s New Year’s Family Free Skate

Start the New Year off with the Tim Horton’s New Year’s Family Free Skate on Monday, January 1, 2018 from 11:00 am-3:00 pm. Free Skating, coffee, lattes and hot chocolate! Skate and helmet rental fees apply [rentals are limited]. In support of the local food bank, we welcome and encourage donations.

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OZone Post4 Ways Yoga Is a Beneficial Cross-Training Activity

Christa Norgren E-RYT 200 YACEP, CFES-GF, PT & Yoga Master Trainer, YogaFit Personal Trainer at the Oval Exercise execution: A yoga practice is typically performed with slow steady movement. If we apply the science and physics of exercise to yoga (The foundations of YogaFit training) we have to move well to be safe and effective. Read More >>

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OZone Post5 Ways to Reduce Low Back Pain

By Tim Ong BCAK-RK, BSc, BCRPA- PT These are my top 5 suggestions, in no particular order, for ways to reduce low back pain.  I find that it’s always worthwhile to try the easy fixes first rather than jumping to conclusions. Get off that Chair Sitting for extended periods of time usually enhances lower back Read More >>

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OZone PostOctober’s Member Spotlight

Meet Nathan Ngai What brought you to the Oval? What made you choose the Oval?  I never do skating, but that’s what brought me to the oval. That one time drop in led to different things, such as trying out the gym and classes at the Oval. It was also very convenient for me as Read More >>

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OZone PostSeptember’s Member Spotlight

Meet Vikas Anand What brought you to the Oval? What made you choose the Oval? I live very close by to the Oval. After seeing the facility which is very spacious, very well ventilated, very well equipped, even if I lived far, would try to come to this facility for a work out. In addition, Read More >>

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OZone PostAugust’s Member Spotlight

Meet Rich Chen What brought you to the Oval? What made you choose the Oval? For years I was with a local competitor gym and increasingly became more dissatisfied with their services the value I was receiving for the money I was paying.  Hours of operation was not flexible, personal training sessions were a big Read More >>

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OZone PostCanadian Olympians Celebrate Olympic Day 2017 in Richmond

Olympians promote Olympic values and healthy, active living with Richmond youth ***STORY VIA TEAM CANADA***  Friday, June 9, 2017 — RICHMOND — On Friday, Canadian Olympians, in conjunction with the Richmond Olympic Oval, viaSport, BC Sports Hall of Fame and Canadian Tire Corporation, celebrated Olympic Day in Richmond with over 2,500 students. Olympic Day is a great Read More >>

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OZone PostCANADA DAY at the OVAL

Join us on Canada Day for a full day of events and activities. Wear your best Canada Day outfits to win prizes! We are taking our Group Fitness classes outdoors at the Olympic Plaza! Trans Canada Tour – Canadian All-Terrain Ride 9:00am-10:15am – Nicole F, Krista, Caitlin Spinning outside at its best! Join the Oval’s group Read More >>