Designed for young athletes competing in sport and youth looking to live a healthy, active life, our youth programs develop strength, mobility and conditioning, critical to performance and injury prevention, including programs tailored to aspiring high-performance athletes.
Girl Powered (ages 11-15)
PISE is proud to offer this program that focuses on injury reduction protocols, incorporating progressive strengthening for the core, upper and lower body, plyometrics, functional movement practices and feedback-driven technique modification. These interventions have been shown to be effective in reducing injuries in young women.
Speed Agility & Quickness (ages 13-17)
Ideal for field, court or skating athletes, these sessions will develop the skills you need to take your performance to the next level. This program focuses specifically on the skills required to move quickly and efficiently by improving your first step quickness, top speed and ability to change direction. Outmaneuver your competition!
Boys’ B.L.A.S.T.T. (ages 11-15)
This age-appropriate resistance training program will teach youth the correct lifting techniques in all major functional movement areas required to enhance performance, strengthen bones and muscles, improve balance and help prevent injuries. Each class will focus on the core concepts needed to develop competence and confidence in a Fitness Centre environment while imparting crucial knowledge and safe practices essential to healthy development.
DRIVE Jr. (ages 14-22)
In order to maximize your performance in the shell, it is important to supplement your time on the water with dry land training. This program is created specifically to improve your rowing performance with training protocols designed to increase mobility, decrease the risk of acute and chronic injury and improve strength and power. Developed by former National Team Rower, Lindsay Lynk (née Forget), up and coming rowers will learn the weight room fundamentals and rowing specific conditioning protocols to take their performance to the next level!
SPARK Athlete Development (ages 12-15)
The Spark Athlete Development program introduces young athletes ages 12 – 15 to a high performance lifestyle and is the first step on the developmental pathway to National program recognition. Training sessions are designed to increase fitness, athleticism and physical literacy. They are complimentary to your athlete’s current sport-specific training and competition schedule. Give your exceptional athlete the Spark they need to realize their goals and achieve their potential.
Boccia (ages 4-14)
Boccia is a Paralympic sport that can be played by anyone, with or without a disability. Originally designed for people with severe cerebral palsy, it is now enjoyed by players with a wide variety of abilities Learn how to play the game of boccia, develop physical literacy skills and knowledge of strategy. Boccia is a sport of precision, focus and accuracy. It is a complex and technical game where players must employ a great degree of both physical coordination and mental foresight, but above all it is FUN! Open to all ages and abilities.