Reach Your Fitness Goals at the Shine Wellness Centres

Register for one or more fun & convenient fitness classes right at work!

Shine 5- or 10-Class Passes available at all times!

Participants may register for as many classes as desired at any HHS work site(s) where classes are offered. All classes are held at the HHS Shine Wellness Centre locations. Head to the Wellness Centres page for location details.

*NEW OPTION!!! If the class times/types scheduled do not meet your needs, you may request a specific class (type and time) once you have at least 8 people recruited and committed to taking the class. We will be happy to work with you and your fitness friends in getting a class on the schedule that meets your unique needs and preferences!


Register online using the site-specific registration forms located on the right side of this page.
Please fill out a separate form for each class you wish to take. 


  • A minimum of 8-10 people are required for each class.
  • Register NOW to get the most out of the session. Ask colleagues to join in the fun!


Once you have submitted your online registration form, you will be required to complete your payment for the class session(s) you selected. A confirmation email, including detailed payment instructions, will be sent to those who register successfully once the minimum number required for the class to run is reached. This will be sent at least 3 days prior to the first class of the session. The fall session fees are as follows:

HGH, MUMC, JHCC (45 Minute Classes):

  • Cost: $ 35.00- 45.00 (10 week session) - Yoga, Pilates
  • Cost: $30.00 (8 week session) - Spin, Strength, Circuit, HIIT, Boot Camp
  • *Shine 5-Class Flex Pass: Cost: $30.00 (choose any 5 classes at any site!)
  • *Shine 10-Class Flex Pass: Cost: $60.00 (choose any 10 classes at any site!)

Spin Classes (10-week session): Cost: $20.00 (JHCC & MUMC only).

You can pay either 1) online with credit card, or 2) by cash, debit, or credit in-person at the Cashier Site at your workplace. You will have to print out and show the cashier your confirmation email. If paying online using your credit card please use the code indicated in your confirmation email as the account number.


  • Only Hamilton Health Sciences staff, physicians and volunteers and McMaster staff are eligible to register for fitness and wellness classes.
  • You are responsible for your own attendance once registered for a class.
  • A Waiver Form and PAR-Q (Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire) MUST be completed, signed and submitted before participating. 
  • All participants must present their Staff ID badge when entering each class session. Shine Pass holders must present their pass and have it signed by the instructor at each class attended.
  • Each class is subject to a max enrollment, which varies depending on class format, to provide the safest environment possible. Once the max number have entered the class, the class will then be closed.
  • Participants may enter the class up to 5 minutes after start time. After 5 minutes or the end of the warm-up period, the class is closed to prevent injuries.
  • Shine reserves the right to adjust the schedule when necessary. Changes will only occur if a class needs to be cancelled prior to the start of the session due to low registration numbers. 
  • Fitness class registrations are non-transferable.
  • Proper attire and footwear must be worn to attend fitness classes.
  • Participants will receive a full refund if:
    • The fitness class you are registered for is cancelled by the Shine Wellness Program prior to the start date of the program (i.e. if minimum participant numbers are not met).
    • Participant withdraws from a program seven (7) or more days prior to the first class.


1) Fitness Class Participants: If you have not already done so, you must complete your Waiver & Par-Q form. You may complete your orientation online here.

2) If you intend to take a Yoga (or other mat-based classes), please bring your own mat if you have one. If you do not have one, a limited number of mats will be available for use during the class.


BOOT CAMP: This class will get your heart pumping and your adrenaline soaring. You will use your own body weight as well as equipment to strengthen your muscles and increase your cardio endurance. This class is suitable for all levels and movements can be modified based on fitness level.

Join a class that has varied lengths of cardio and muscle intervals.  A multitude of exercises and options to cater to everyone’s strength & endurance.  

PILATES: Great for core strength and posture! Increase your awareness of your body position and decrease joint strain and stress.

TOTAL BODY STRENGTH: If you want to improve your strength and fitness, then this is the class for you! Learn how to lift weights properly and effectively, use your own body weight as resistance, and have fun while getting stronger. All levels welcome! 

YOGA: Join this class to improve your flexibility, balance and reduce stress. The essence of Yoga is to focus on breath and mindful movement. This is class is suitable for beginners to experienced, all levels welcome.

SPIN (MUMC & JHCC only): Get an intense cardio workout as you tackle rolling hills, sprints, intervals and other drills that get your heart pumping. The best part is that you control your own resistance and speed allowing you to continuously progress beyond your current fitness level. 

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training): Classes involve short, intense bursts of physical activity, paired with intervals of quick rests. 

If you have any questions about the Shine Wellness Fitness Programs please email the Healthy Workplace Coordinator, at

Registration & Schedules

Space is limited, sign up today!

Spring Fitness Schedule 

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Spring Fitness Schedule

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Spring Fitness Schedule

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Fitness Schedule

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No Classes until further notice due to space limitation. You are welcome to join any of the classes offered at HGH, MUMC and JHCC!

Have an unpredictable schedule? 
*Get a Shine Pass for added flexibility!

Shine 5-Class Pass Registration Form
Shine 10-Class Pass Registration Form

Wanna Spin??

Register for Spin at JHCC & MUMC!

Classes will run for 10 consecutive weeks, so be sure to get your spot before the classes fill up! Spaces are limited, so sign up during the registration period by clicking on the fitness class registration form above (form includes all class types, including spin).

FREE Run Club!

This FREE run club is open to all HHS staff. 
Join anytime! 

Group meets every Tuesday at 5:00PM at the YWCA (75 MacNab Street South) 

Train for fun, for a race or to discover more about your personal strengths!

Contact Robin:
or Coach Kim @ 905-522-9922 ext. 118.