Fitness Centre

In following the Province of Alberta Relaunch strategy,
the Abbey Centre re-opened on June 19, 2020.


The Fitness Centre at the Abbey is open with the following conditions.

  • Hours of operations will be from 5:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Mon - Friday and 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Sat & Sun.
  •  Access to the facility will be for 2-hour intervals of a maximum of 200 people. After the two hours, the facility will close down for a half hour in order to sanitize and prepare for the next 2-hour interval of 200 people. Doors will lock after 200 people have entered.
  • Fitness Studio 2 will house cardio equipment in order to accommodate 6 ft. distancing
  • Fitness Centre users will be given disinfectant wipes in order to clean the equipment after each use

Please visit the COVID-19 webpage for more information.

Whether your motivation is to stay in shape, build muscle or burn calories, the Border Paving Fitness Centre can help you do just that.

With over 7,000 square feet of state-of-the-art fitness and weight training equipment provided by Matrix, the Fitness Centre will provide you with the necessary environment and tools that you need to meet and exceed your goals.

Additional Equipment Added

New equipment has been installed in the Border Paving Fitness Centre is waiting for you to give it a try.  Equipment includes:

  • Cardio Equipment
  • Hack Squat
  • Plate Loaded Vertical Bench Press
  • Glute Trainer/Hip Thrust
  • Glute Machine
  • Weight Tree
  • Yoke Bar
  • Sled Machine
  • Soft Pylo Boxes
  • Jacob's Ladder
  • S-Force
  • Airbike
  • Tire Flip

We can't wait for you to try them out. See you soon!

Equipment Orientations

We offer FREE Fitness Centre orientations.

Youth 12 - 17 years of age are required to have an orientation before accessing the Fitness Centre or Running Track. Youth 12 - 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

To book an orientation call 403.885.4039 or email

Max. 3 people per time slot. Masks will be mandatory during orientations.

The Fitness Centre is not always staffed; use of the Fitness Centre and equipment is at your own risk.


Personal Training (available Sept. 21)

Looking for a personal trainer to get you going or keep you on track? The friendly, certified personal trainers that are available will develop a fitness program that is specific to you.

Learn more about our personal trainers and rates

External trainers are also welcome. Please contact the Fitness Centre to sign up.


Equipment Maintenance

Guide rod maintenance will be completed every Friday morning/early afternoon.  The smell may irritate some users.  Please adjust your workout accordingly.