Membership

Find new levels of wellness with the guidance of certified professionals in a world-class fitness facility. We can help you reach your goals whether you’re living with a chronic disease, recovering from an injury or simply want to live a healthier, better life. Regardless of your current activity level, we’re here to help you make a lasting, impactful lifestyle change, and our connection to Seven Oaks General Hospital means help is always close by.

Achieving life-changing results comes easier when you become part of our community of wellness. We offer many group classes and programs that allow you to connect with others with similar goals. We can also recommend a variety of one-on-one training and coaching options for added support and expertise.

Members always start on the right path with a Personal Wellness Plan and exercise prescription.

Visit us today to join

How to Join

Come into the Wellness Institute at 1075 Leila Avenue to join or ask for a facility tour with an exercise specialist.

Fill out a health risk questionnaire

We want all members to start off safely and will use this information to personalize your assessments. Depending on your on current health and family history you may be offered stress tests, physiotherapy assessments or spirometry tests.

Start with expert help

An exercise professional will review your personal health information and interests and prescribe a custom exercise program in our Personal Wellness Plan. Book an equipment orientation to have an exercise professional show you how to get started safely on our cardio or resistance machines.

Receive an initial InBody body composition screening

Learn more about your body’s makeup like amount and location of fat and muscle, and calories burned while resting (BMR) and imbalances in your body. Additional screenings are available for a fee to help you track changes over time.

Book a Personal Wellness Plan follow-up

After three months — or, once per year — you may book a follow-up meeting to assess your progress.

Members may waive any or all included assessments.

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Medical Fitness

Medical supervision only a hospital could provide

The Wellness Institute is a Certified Medical Fitness Facility,making us uniquely able to accommodate members from a wide range of fitness levels and life stages. To earn our certification, we are required to provide active, regular medical oversight by qualified and credentialed staff, programs for disease management and lifestyle change, individual health screening with exercise prescription and safety policies with the ability to respond to emergencies.

See the medical fitness difference at work through:

  • Our support of community health through partly subsidizing vital programs and offering free health events
  • Access considerations designed into our facility and programming to accommodate varying abilities
  • Support provided by Wellness Consultants with degrees in fitness-related fields
  • Classes led by instructors who are certified and readily able to adapt exercises
  • Added expertise through the expert staff behind wellness services and health-related programs
  • A diverse membership community that shows there is no age limit for an active life

As part of Seven Oaks General Hospital, we value adopting healthy lifestyles above selling memberships. Our focus is on providing real support for the lifestyle choices that prevent illness, aid recovery and better manage chronic conditions.

Membership Benefits

A premium medical fitness facility

Designed from the ground up to provide a welcoming environment, our award winning facility provides the ideal envinronment for fitness and lifestyle medicine. The building incorporates bright, naturally lit spaces, exposed wood and natural finishes.

Our multi-level facility features a running track, full sized gymnasium, dedicated fitness, yoga and resistance training studios and a warm water therapy pool. Locker rooms are spacious and each feature a member lounge area, whirlpool and sauna. All fitness and exercise equipment is state-of-the-art and carefully selected to meed the exacting requirements set out by our expert staff. Amenities are maintained in top condition.

  • An annual Personal Wellness Plan with a professional exercise consultant
  • Over 100 free weekly fitness classes(cycling/spinning, studio, mind/body and aqua)
  • Free equipment orientations to help you get started
  • Month-to-month memberships mean no locked-in contracts
  • The flexibility of freeze and hold options to help you save when you cannot attend
  • Reduced drop-in rates for joining guests
  • Card access to our free member parking lot
  • Kids’ Corner babysitting
  • Membership in the IHRSA Passport Program – Discounts at over 3,000 health clubs worldwide
  • Member discounts on selected services and programs
  • Online access to account details, program registration and service bookings

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Guest Days

Members are invited to bring a guest to enjoy the facility on certain days throughout the year. Guests will have access to all equipment (excluding the pool) and may attend studio, spinning, and mind & body classes, pending availability.

Outside of Guest Days, guests may attend with a reduced drop-in rate if joined by a member. Find out more about attending as a non-member guest.

Guest Days 2017

  • January 12th - Thursday
  • February 21st – Tuesday
  • March 17th – Friday
  • April 19th – Wednesday
  • May 16th – Tuesday
  • June 1st – Thursday
  • July 19th – Wednesday
  • August 15th – Tuesday
  • September 26th – Tuesday
  • October 14th – Saturday
  • November 16th – Thursday
  • December 19th - Tuesday

Fees and Options

Our basic membership package provides full use of the facility during all hours of operation and access to member group fitness classes, gym activities and intramurals. We offer a household add-on membership category, making it easier for wellness to become a family affair. To accommodate those on a tighter budget, we also offer a selected time membership plus facility access for non-members on a drop-in basis.

A enrollment fee of $95.00 is due at the time of joining for all memberships.

Monthly Membership Rates


  • Individual

    $50 /mo 75

    Full access to the facility during regular business hours.

  • Household

    $42 /mo 75

    Anyone living at the same address as an individual member qualifies for this rate, with full facility access.

  • Select-Time

    $42 /mo75

    Full facility access from Monday to Friday between 10am and 3pm and on Sundays from 12pm to 7pm.

  • Drop-in

    $12 W/MEMBER 50

    + GST. Guests may drop-in without a member for $15.00 + GST. Find out more

Monthly membership dues will increase by $1.75/month, effective January 1, 2018. GST applies to all dues.

Member Discounts

Program Discounts

Members get discounts on many seasonal fitness programs (look for member rates when registering).

Massage Therapy

Anyone can book with our registered massage therapists, but members get relief and relaxation at a reduced rate.

Nutrition Counseling or
Weight Loss Coaching

We want members to reach their goals. That's why we offer these services at a reduced member rate.

Find your class style

Flexibility or a set schedule

Choose whichever fitness classes fit your personal schedule today. Yoga, sport intramurals, stretch breaks and a range of classes in our fitness studio - from TRX and interval training to basic beginner options - are drop-in friendly. Sign-up at the front desk for cycling and classes in our warm pool.

If you prefer to reserve your space, you can register for a selection of fitness programs. Program registration is seasonal, with spring, fall and winter sessions. Explore options such as Stott Pilates for mat or reformer, group training, karate, adaptive classes for those with health issues and more.

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See our facility

Photo gallery or guided tour

While the best way to experience our facility is in person, photos aren't a bad place to start. If you decide to come in for a free tour, no appointment is needed. Just stop by the front desk and we will call a Wellness Consultant who can show you around and answer questions about all the options on site. Our consultants are not sales people, but the experts who will help you set up your personal wellness plan if you choose to join.

In the meantime, we have created a gallery of our amenities to show off some of the spaces and state-of-the-art equipment you will find here.

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Taking Wellness with you

Accessing programs and services is easy

Use the site to browse weekly classes, book services, register for programs and update your account securely from tablet, phone or desktop or download the app. If you prefer personal service, call 204-632-3900 or visit our front desk.

Log-in details
For your first use, members and existing guests must contact us at 204-632-3900 or email info@wellnessinstitute.ca for temporary log-in details. If you have registered online in the past, you can continue to use your existing log-in details. New guests can select “Become a Guest” at our log-in page.

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