Sports & Fitness
Thompson Community Centre
5151 Granville Avenue
Richmond, B.C., V7C 1E6
Fitness Coordinator: Roland Neville
- Fitness Centre
- Drop-in Schedules
- Fitness Centre Hours
- Fitness Fees
- Orientations and other Services
- Screening Forms
- Parental Consent
- Highlighted Programs
The 3,436.56 square foot fitness centre features state of the art machinery, including 8 Cybex treadmills, 2 Arc trainers, 6 Precor elipticals, 6 bikes, 2 rowers and a Active Passive Trainer. Free weights, individual strength machines, a Matrix Functional Trainer, Sci-Fit machine, squat rack, bench press and stretching area round out this fully serviced facility.
BCRPA registered staff can provide fitness and wellness advice for the beginner to advance participant. Fitness assessments and personalized programs can be booked through the Fitness Coordinator.
Drop-in basketball, badminton, open gym, table tennis and group fitness classes are available at Thompson Community Centre. See our schedules in PDF format below.
Fitness and Drop-in Gym Schedules
Thompson Fitness Schedule Spring 2013
Drop-in Gym Schedule - Winter-Spring 2013
Racquet Sports Schedules
Contact Thompson Community Centre at 604-238-8422 for a monthly table tennis schedule. See our badminton schedules in PDF format below.
Badminton Court Rental Schedule - Winter-Spring 2013
Badminton Drop-in Schedule - Winter-Spring 2013
Fitness Centre Hours
Monday to Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Public Holiday Hours
There’s no excuse to miss your workout!
All community centres are open regular weekend hours plus select community centres are now open on public holidays! This is a great chance to come in for a workout with friends and family.
Use your Total Fitness Pass at any centre on public holidays for no extra fee.
Thompson Community Centre offers a number of options for accessing fitness programs, including paying a drop-in fee or purchasing a visit card or fitness centre pass, as well as offering programs for registration. See the Fitness Fees section for more information.
Orientations and other Services
Fitness Centre Orientation
Book an introduction to the Fitness Centre with a BCRPA registered Weight Trainer and learn proper techniques for equipment use and Fitness Centre etiquette. Call 604-238-8434 to book an appointment.
Youth aged 13-17 years of age must complete a youth orientation, demonstrate appropriate maturity level and have a parental consent form signed prior to Fitness Centre access. Youth orientations can be booked by calling the centre of your choice, and need only be completed once for eligibility to exercise at all centres.
Group and Personal Training
All Thompson personal trainers have met or have exceeded the standards set out by the BCRPA, the provincial registration and governing association for fitness leaders in BC. This team of highly qualified personnel can help achieve a wide variety of health, fitness and training goals. Call today!
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PAR Q (Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire)
When you take part in any fitness activity at a City facility you will be asked to either complete a PAR Q questionnaire (below) or read the large poster version of the form at your facility. This form is designed to identify people for whom a change in physical activity may pose a risk. If you answer YES to any PAR Q questions, you are advised to see your doctor prior to taking part in a new fitness activity.
PAR Q Questionnaire
Youth aged 13-17 years of age must complete a youth orientation, demonstrate appropriate maturity level and have a parental consent form signed prior to Fitness Centre access.
Parental Consent Form
This program is for those with a disability that would not otherwise be able to workout on their own. With the assistance of a fully certified Personal Trainer, people with a physical disability can come to the weight room and use a variety of equipment that can accommodate different abilities.
Adapted Fitness Brochure
For more information about the programs above and other fitness programs at Thompson Community Centre, call 604-238-8422 or the Registration Call Centre at 604-276-4300. For a complete program listing, see the Parks, Recreation and Culture Guide.
Thompson has four outdoor tennis courts available for public use. The lights are on until 10:00 p.m. every evening.
Preschool, children, youth, adult and senior tennis programs are available for registration. Please visit the Parks, Recreation and Culture Guide for detailed information.