Get Fit in Toronto on Vacation

Happy New Year!

Are you a fitness enthusiasts looking for a active vacation or have made a New Year’s resolution to get fit or maintain your fitness routine during your holidays this summer?  I have prepared a round-up of Active Living suggestions for you to do in Toronto that allow you to perhaps try something new, while keeping active on your holiday.

20130914NBC_In-Studio_ClassesBallet anyone? Just across the street from the Boatel is the National Ballet of Canada. They offer classes at their In Studio for beginners or experienced dancers. It’s a great way to get exercise in a dynamic and creative way lead by some of Canada’s finest ballet dance artists.

Toronto Island Stand up Paddleboard is located in the beautiful Toronto Island easily accessible by ferry or water taxi. They offer rentals and various SUP options including beginner classes to more advance Yoga SUP at sunset.

Biking Toronto bike lanesand Bicycle Tours – You can choose to visit our unique neighbourhoods connected by Toronto’s 563km bikeway network, or easily access our 56km famous Martin Goodman/Waterfront Trail that crosses our waterfront from east to west. Book a guided bike tour of Toronto Island or take your own self guide tour on a tandem or quad bike. We have 2 bikes available for rental and Toronto Bike Share locations are available through the city. Just ask us about the different options to rent bikes during your stay.


Canoe Paddle– Experience a taste of Canada’s heritage by taking a guided tour aboard a Voyageur Canoe to the Toronto Islands through the picturesque lagoons, numerous islands and the Bird Sanctuary. 30 or 90 tours available and also a 3 hour sunset paddle.

Dancing at HarbourfrontDance Classes –  Every Thursday night at 7pm from June to September Harbourfront Centre hosts Dancing on the Pier with free dance classes on Toronto’s waterfront. Join the energetic dance instructors and live bands for everything from rhythmic beats and swinging sounds.

Yoga Classes – We have various locations in the neighbourhood that offer drop in classes. Harbourfront Centre also offer free yoga classes in Canada Square during the summer.

I hope you have found this list helpful to keep you active during your stay in Toronto.

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About Diane Greene

Diane Greene stepped off the corporate treadmill in 2004 for pursue a life of traveling and adventure. 10 years later she is still operating Toronto's only Boat Bed and Breakfast and travelling with her husband on Boatel, their 65 foot trawler in the US and Bahamas during the winter. Diane has three wonderful children and 3 grandbabies. Diane loves photography, travel and scuba diving.

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