Fitness Centre

Update March 23, 2020:

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Town of Blackfalds facilities are closed until May 15, 2020.

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.

At Home Workouts

In response to the Abbey Centre closure amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, our Fitness Programmer is going to provide you with daily workouts that you can do in the comfort of your home - whether you are in self-isolation or practicing social-distancing.

March 18 - Lower Body Circuit

March 19 - Full Body

March 20 - Abs and Cardio

March 23 - Tabata

March 24 - Total Body Pyramid - Pyramid Instructions and Exercises

March 25 - Lower Body Stairs

March 26 - Upper Body Stairs

March 27 - Abs and Core

March 30 - 6x6 Workout

March 31 - Dirty Dozen

NEW Equipment Coming Soon

The Abbey Centre is proud to announce that new equipment will be located in our fitness centre in April 2020.
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
Grab your membership today and try out our new additions!

Equipment Orientations

Anyone wanting to get familiar with the Centre's fitness equipment can book a free equipment orientation by contacting Guest Services or 403.885.4039.

Scheduled Orientation Times (effective until Sept. 1, 2020)

Monday 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm 
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 


Youth aged 12 - 17 years are required to have an orientation before accessing the Fitness Centre or Running Track.

Youth 12 - 13 years of age must be accompanied by the adult who will be using the fitness centre or track with them and are required to be in close proximity of the adult at all times.

Please book your orientation in advance. Check with Guest Services for available time slots. Max. 6 people per time slot.

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

Fitness Equipment Orientation Cancellations

Please follow us on Facebook for up-to-the-minute cancellations or changes.

Equipment Maintenance

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

Personal Training

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.