Activity Schedule

From January 30, 2023 to May 11, 2023.

Group Classes

Registration for Winter 2023 activities begins February 6, 2023 online.

Group Fitness

Class Instructor Day(s) Time Location
Circuit Training Cody Robert M 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 1H.2
Circuit Training Cody Robert TH 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 1H.2
Karate (Beginners) Nadim Boukhira TU 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. 0H.3
Wing Chun Kung Fu Ricky Lew M 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. 0H.3
Wing Chun Kung Fu Ricky Lew W 6:00 – 7:30 p.m 0H.3
Pilates Valerie Stephenson M 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 4F.1
Pilates Valerie Stephenson TH 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 4F.1
Yoga Carmen Romero F 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 4F.1

Gym Sports

Class Instructor  Day(s) Time Location
Badminton TBA TU 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. -1H.4
Basketball TBA TU 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. -1H.6
Basketball TBA F 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. -1H.4
Basketball TBA F 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. -1H.6
Rock Climbing TBA M 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. -1H.2
Rock Climbing TBA TH 6:00 – 7:25 p.m. -1H.2
Volleyball TBA M 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. -1H.2

Fitness and Weight Training

Day OPENING HOURS  Location Room
Monday – Friday Monday to Thursday
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
(Closed from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m for Circuit Training / Staff)

12:00 – 5:00 p.m.

PARC Training Centre 1H.2
Monday – Thursday 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. PARC Training Centre -1H.1

Registration & Membership

When: Registration for Winter 2023 classes starts February 6 online.  Open House runs from January 30 – February 17.

Where: You can register in person at The PARC or online.

What to bring: A Photo ID and/or Dawson ID card.

All registered members must present their proof of membership to the instructor upon entering an activity at the PARC.

Steps to Register Online

Internal: If you are a member of the Dawson community and have access to MyDawson

  • Log into the MyDawson portal
  • Go to “Student Services” section on the left
  • Click on “Campus Recreation”
  • You’ll automatically be logged into the store and be eligible for the prices below.


Day Rate Student Staff Alumni Public
Open Gym Sports (Volleyball, Basketball, Badminton) $2.00 $2.00 N/A N/A
Day Pass: Rock Climbing $4.00 $6.00 $8.00 $10.00
Day Pass: Weight Room $4.00 $6.00 $8.00 $10.00
Basic Membership Student Staff Alumni Public
Basic Membership: Rock Climbing OR Weight Room OR 1 Group Class $45.00 $60.00 $80.00 $120.00
Basic Membership + Additional Group Classes Student Staff Alumni Public
Basic Membership + 1 additional group class $75.00 $90.00 $120.00 $160.00
Basic Membership + 2 additional group classes $90.00 $105.00 $145.00 $185.00


Online payments must be made with VISA or MasterCard.  INTERAC transactions must be done in person at the PARC. The PARC centre does not accept cash.

Please ensure that you have a picture I.D. for identification purposes when registering, as well as any documentation required for student, staff or alumni discounts.

Membership rules

Access and Conduct

  1. Please show your proof of membership to the instructor.
  2. All personal items must be stored in a locker.
  3. The college’s code of conduct is in affect to all members.
  4. Only sport training clothing, such as T-shirt, shorts or sweat pants and other athletic warm-up gear are to be worn on premises. Jeans, jeans shorts, any article of clothing with zippers or rivets and other regular outdoor attire are not permitted on the fitness centre floor.
  5. Athletic footwear (closed toe and heel) must be worn by all users while training in the facility.

Training rules

  1. Water is the only sustenance allowed in this facility. Water must be in a plastic re-sealable container. No gum or other food please.
  2. Please bring a towel.
  3. Respect the machines (and your body) by using all equipment as per its designed use.
  4. Please ask for assistance if you are not sure about training methodology.
  5. Return any portable equipment to its original storage space after use.
  6. Do not bounce free weights or plates on the floor. Do not lean plates against adjacent training machines.
  7. All free weight equipment must be kept in the free weight area
  8. Train with and attempt only weight resistance that you can safely control.
  9. Use spotters when using heavy weight on the benches or in the Olympic press area.
  10. Training belts are to be used only for required training sets.
  11. Collars (safety clamps) must be used with all bars in the free weightlifting area.
  12. Do not linger on the machines between sets – so that others can use equipment.
  13. Please wipe dry any equipment after use using the paper towels and disinfectant provided.
  14. Weights and bars of any kind cannot be leaned against the wall, pillars, equipment or mirrors.
  15. Maintain open pathways for easy access and traffic movement.
  16. Please respect your fellow members training schedules; sign up for cardiovascular equipment may be required during peak periods.
  17. Members may not remove any equipment from the training area.

Last Modified: February 9, 2023