Workshops

Learn something new at Assiniboine Park and Zoo!

Invest in your health and well-being. Get creative and crafty. Join us for some family fun! We offer a variety of classes and seasonal workshops for adults and children throughout the year.

Classes include: yoga, creative arts, DIY, fitness and wellness, painting, children's education, and more! New classes are added regularily.

Members save 10% on program fees!

Flow & Yin Yoga | February - April

Workshop - Flow & Yin Yoga | February - April

In the warmly lit, intimate spaces in The Pavilion, we'll build heat and strength as we open with our vinyasa flow practice, soften into longer yin postures, and finish in restorative poses to create space in your body, mind and spirit. Whether this is your first time stepping on a mat or the 100th time, this yoga series is open to everyone and everybody.
 

Wednesdays, February 23 - April 6

Fee: $98.00 + GST
Member Fee: $88.20 + GST
Date: Wednesdays, February 23 - April 6 (7 sessions)
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm OR 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Location: The Pavilion at Assiniboine Park 

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Manitoba Public Health Requirements - COVID-19

  • All participants aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated and show valid proof of vaccination
  • Limited space available to accommodate social distancing
  • Masks are mandatory indoors and during class

Instructor: Jackie Enberg

I am certified in Vinyasa Flow and Restorative yoga.  I practice a Slow Flow with Restorative pauses/poses which is accessible to all. I have been connected to the Park all my life, growing up close to the park, and am proud to call the Zoo my career for almost 20 years now.

Zoo Tots - Swing, Swim, and Soar | March 2 - 23

Workshop - Zoo Tots - Swing, Swim, and Soar | March 2 - 23

Zoo Tots - Swing, Swim, and Soar

This session is sold out. 

These wildly interactive classes encourage a child’s natural curiosity about the world. We explore nature, art, plants and animals through activities. We provide the snacks and oodles of fun! For children ages 3 – 5 with an adult partner. Please dress for the weather as we will spend time outdoors visiting animals in the Zoo.

Themes in the Swing, Swim and Soar series include:

  • Climbers
  • Fliers
  • Camels
  • Seals

Fee: $85.00 + GST
Member Fee: $76.50 + GST
Date: Wednesdays, March 2 - 23 (4 Sessions)
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Zoo Education Centre - 54 Zoo Drive
 

COVID-19 Protocols

  • Visitors 12 years of age and older must present valid proof of vaccination at the Special Events Gate. Adults must also present government-issued photo ID. ID is encouraged for youth ages 12 – 17. Please have your proof of vaccination ready for each Zoo Tots session.
  • To help accommodate social distancing, only one adult per child, please. Babies are welcome. Indoor stroller parking is limited.
  • Masks required in all indoor spaces, recommended for outdoor activities and tours.
  • Please use the self screening tool link before each arrival. 
  • Prepackaged snacks provided, sterilized art supplies provided for family bubble use only.

Flow & Yin Yoga | January - February

Workshop - Flow & Yin Yoga | January - February

Registration for this session is closed. 

In the warmly lit, intimate spaces in The Pavilion, we'll build heat and strength as we open with our vinyasa flow practice, soften into longer yin postures, and finish in restorative poses to create space in your body, mind and spirit. Whether this is your first time stepping on a mat or the 100th time, this yoga series is open to everyone and everybody.

Wednesdays, January 5 - Febraury 16

Fee: $98.00 + GST
Member Fee: $88.20 + GST
Date: Wednesdays, January 5 - Febraury 16 (7 sessions)
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Location: The Pavilion at Assiniboine Park 
 

Manitoba Public Health Requirements - COVID-19

  • All participants aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated and show valid proof of vaccination
  • Limited space available to accommodate social distancing
  • Masks are mandatory indoors and during class

Instructor: Jackie Enberg

I am certified in Vinyasa Flow and Restorative yoga.  I practice a Slow Flow with Restorative pauses/poses which is accessible to all. I have been connected to the Park all my life, growing up close to the park, and am proud to call the Zoo my career for almost 20 years now.

Fit Together - Parent & Baby Pilates | January - March

Workshop - Fit Together - Parent & Baby Pilates | January - March

This session is sold out. 

Get a full-body, low impact workout with baby by your side with our Parent & Baby Pilates class. Our welcoming easy-going environment allows you to meet other parents and babies and enjoy the benefits of postnatal exercise. Experience more energy, less aches and pains, stronger muscles for parenting, less risk of postpartum depression and more. Parent & Baby Pilates class includes core and pelvic floor awareness, strength, stretching and relaxation segments, all designed for postpartum, plus some fun baby rhymes at the end.

All fitness levels are welcome. Participants should be 4+ weeks postpartum (6 weeks for caesareans). Recommended for pre-mobile babies. All instructors are certified pre / postnatal fitness specialists.
 

Date: Wednesdays, January 12 - March 16 (10 classes)
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Fee: $140 + GST
Location: Acorn Room, Qualico Family Centre (330 Assiniboine Park Drive)


Instructor: Kelly Kennedy

Click here to complete an online postnatal intake form before your first class.

Proof of vaccination is required for all adult participants.

Please Note: Member discount does not apply to programs run by independent third parties.

 

Register for a Workshop or Program

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Booking & Cancellation Policies

  • Registration fees are non-refundable (unless the program is cancelled by Assiniboine Park Conservancy).
  • Pre-registration and payment is encouraged to ensure we have sufficient staff and materials for attendees. Sorry, we cannot accept walk-ups unless otherwise specified.
  • Workshops are subject to demand. If enrollment is insufficient, Assiniboine Park Conservancy reserves the right to cancel a workshop up to one week in advance.

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