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A Gym for Everyone.

Embracing the gym

Stepping into a gym for the first time can be an intimidating experience for many. The clanking of weights, the sight of advanced workout equipment, and the regular

gym-goers may create an atmosphere that could feel daunting. 

However, it's essential to recognize that training at a gym is not a scary place; instead, it can be a welcoming environment that promotes health, wellness, and personal growth.


Lakeshore Recreation Welcomes Diversity and Inclusivity

One of the biggest misconceptions about gyms is that they are exclusively for the

fitness elite. In reality, we at Lakeshore Recreation like to cater to people of all ages, fitness levels, and backgrounds. 

Whether you're a seasoned athlete or a beginner taking the first steps on your fitness journey, there's a place for you at Lakeshore. The diverse community fosters a sense of inclusivity, where everyone is working towards their unique health goals.

Lakeshore Recreation has a Supportive Community

Contrary to the belief that gyms are filled with judgmental individuals, many fitness

enthusiasts are supportive and encouraging. The shared pursuit of wellness creates a community that understands the challenges and triumphs of the fitness journey. 

Lots of class participants stay after our morning classes. They sit and have a cup of coffee and a chat. Building connections with like-minded individuals can make the gym a place of camaraderie rather than intimidation.

Personalized Approach

Lakeshore Recreation offers a wide range of equipment and workout options, making it easy for individuals to tailor their fitness routines to their specific needs. 

Certified Personal Trainers and trained fitness professionals are often available to assist with creating personalized workout plans, to creating engaging classes that help ensure that you achieve your goals safely and effectively. 

Embracing the guidance of knowledgeable staff can transform the gym into a space of education and growth.

Come be part of the Lakeshore Family

In addition to the myriad physical and mental benefits that a gym offers, there's another crucial aspect that sets these fitness sanctuaries apart – the sense of belonging and familial camaraderie. 


Many gyms cultivate an atmosphere where members and staff alike form tight-knit bonds, treating each other like an extended family. This supportive environment goes beyond the shared pursuit of fitness goals; it's about mutual encouragement, understanding, and celebration of each other's triumphs. 

Whether you're a seasoned gym enthusiast or a newcomer, the familial atmosphere ensures that you're not just a face in the crowd but an integral part of a community that genuinely cares about your well-being and success. 

The gym becomes more than a place to work out; it becomes a second home where you are supported, motivated, and uplifted by your fitness family.

Hope to see you in the gym.

Jenifer Dunbar

CanFitPro Certified Personal Trainer

About Jen Dunbar

Jen has over 10 years of experience in the fitness industry. She is a certified Personal Trainer, Spin Instructor, Group Fitness Instructor, and Nutrition and Wellness Specialist. Her passion for fitness stems from wanting her clients to have a lifelong journey with wellness. This passion comes from changing people's views on what fit looks like. Her motto is: “I’m not training to be skinny, I’m training for longevity.”

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