Weight Room Orientation – FREE

Not familiar with our fitness centre or facility? No problem. Book an orientation with our Campus Rec staff and we will be happy to give you a personal tour through the building and provide all of the information you need to get you on track for a healthier you!

Personal Training Instruction - Free

Join our trainers Veronique and Don in the weight room and get all of your fitness and strength conditioning questions answered!  Learn how to use equipment, add variety to your workout with new exercises and add some extra challenge to your workout!  

 Fall 2017 Schedule

 September 18 – November 23 | Blg. 190-Weight Room

2:45-3:45pm (Monday – Thursday) & 7:30-8:30pm (Tuesday & Thursday)


Spring 2018 Schedule

January 22 – March 29 | Blg. 190-Weight Room

2:45-3:45pm (Monday – Thursday) & 7:30-8:30pm (Tuesday & Thursday)


CanFit Pro-Fitness Instructor Specialist Certification

Become a Fitness Instructor Specialist and teach group fitness! Take your certification right here at VIU in the Fall and next Spring 2018! This certification is led by VIU Campus Rec’s most dynamic fitness instructor, Veronique Rioux from Choose2Be. Don’t miss out!

Registration for this certification course will be available on the CanFitPro website in October 2017 (not through Campus Rec).

To register or for more information, please contact Veronique Rioux at http://www.choose2be.ca/fitness-instructor-specialist-certification/


Fall 2017 Certification Dates

November 24-26, 2017


Spring 2018 Certification Dates

June 1-3, 2018



200 Hours Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training Certification

Turn your yoga passion into a career and teach Vinyasa Yoga! This 200 Hour course will be held right here at VIU at the Nanaimo campus. Veronique Rioux from Choose2Be will guide you through an amazing 8 week yoga training certification experience. You will then become part of a larger Yoga Alliance collective that will guide your yoga teaching career! The price is also the best price on the Island-Don‘t miss this opportunity!

Registration for this course can be done at Campus Rec! Instructor: Veronique Rioux/Choose2Be

For more information, please contact Veronique Rioux at http://www.choose2be.ca/yoga-teacher-training-certification/


Early Bird Pricing: Student $ 1750 / Non-Student $1950 - If registered before January 31, 2018

Student $ 1900 / Non-Student $2100 - after January 31, 2018


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