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Workout Options

Municipality of Chester

We're all about taking a break from your regular routine, but if you're looking to put a little work out in your day-to-day - we've got plenty of ways for you to stay on track here in the Municipality of Chester


Freewheeling Adventures - Hubbards

Location: 2118 NS-329, Hubbards

Freewheeling Adventures carries a wide selection of tour packages for biking, walking, and hiking. Small groups allow a personal touch and quality equipment is provided. While they host tours through the Municipality of Chester, they also have ones in central and western Canada, Europe, Israel, and Japan.

If you'd rather adventure on your own they offer a wide variety of bikes by TREK suitabkle for different terrain as well as sea kayaks and canoes for rent daily, weekly, or bi-weekly. Included with the bike rentals are a helmet, high vis vest, water bottle, repair kit & pump, spare tube, cable lock, rear light, and odometer. Rentals can be picked up at their location or delivered - for free within 15 km or for a fee beyond that.


Hubbards Cove Rentals - Hubbards

Location: 204 NS-329, Hubbards

Hubbards Cove Rentals carries a series of equipment for rent as well lessons and tours for paddle boarding and kayaking. They are also available for group events.

Equipment for rent includes stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, skim boards, body boards, snorkel gear, bikes, hydrobikes, and tie down systems. Delivery to local lakes and beaches is available for an added fee.


New Ross Recreation Complex - New Ross

Location: 4689 NS-12, New Ross

The outdoor recreation complex is situated on the grounds of New Ross Consolidated School located on Highway 12. Work up a sweat on the combination basketball/tennis court, or the many apparatus’ that make up the fitness circuit. Sit back and relax at the picnic area while watching the young ones play on one of two outdoor playgrounds. Fun for all ages! For more information click here


NILU Gym & Fitness - Village of Chester

Location: 123 Queen St, Chester

NILU is an unsupervised gym operating from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm. A drop-in fee (per visit) is available, along with monthly and annual memberships.


Oak Island Resort - Western Shore

Location: 36 Treasure Dr, Western Shore

Guests of Oak Island Resort can enjoy the stirring ocean views from the full-service cardio facility, motivating you to push a little harder and go a little longer on the treadmill, elliptical, or bike. After your workout, you can relax in the sauna. A heated indoor pool is available for guests who prefer swimming as their workout. There is a tennis court and mini golf course outdoors. 


One World Harmony Yoga - Chester Basin

Location: 5470 Hwy 3, Chester Basin

Yogi Amy Grapel teams up with fellow teachers Dawn and Teena to provide classes. From their classes, you can choose Core Yoga if you're looking for a challenge as it focuses on strengthening your core and cleansing and toning your digestive system; Gentle Flow for a slow pace class focusing on breath awareness, balance, flexibility, and strength,  suitable for beginners and seniors or those looking for a less strenuous class; Basics & Beyond - a moderately paced flow class focusing on postures with challenges mixed in to promote strength, balance, and flexibility. Classes are offered both in their studio and on Zoom. Drop-ins are welcome when space permits. Please check before dropping in.

On top of their class offerings, they also host retreats.

If you left your yoga props at home no worries, One World Harmony Yoga sells eco-conscious props from Canadian suppliers.