4 Easy Yet Effective Ways to Stay Fit At the Killick

With winter in full effect and the cold weather prompting us to stay in the comfort of the indoors, piling on pounds can be a tricky business. Yet, that shouldn’t deter your inner champ from concurring the changing seasons and fluctuating waistline.

Living at the Killick, the newest condo building to join The King’s Wharf, will be the ideal complimentary living space to your active lifestyle. We’ve compiled a list of activities to stay fit, energetic and fully charged for the cold months.

Here are four ways to stay fit while living at the Killick, in the heart of downtown Dartmouth:

1. Dartmouth Harbourfront Trail

JoggersLocated between the Woodside Ferry Terminal and Dartmouth Ferry Terminal, this beautiful trail offers the opportunity to take in the harbour views while staying in shape. The trail traces a 3.8 km path with designated facilitates such as a boardwalk, washrooms and benches. Its multi-purpose nature allows you to do the activity that best suits your needs from biking, hiking to cross country and Nordic walking.

2. Dartmouth Sportsplex

The city’s premiere fitness facility located on Wyse Road is just 1.4 km from King’s Wharf. This landmark facility offers a wide variety of services such as a health and fitness centre, squash courts, running tracks, swimming pools, skating lessons in addition dance lessons and a host of children’s programs and seasonal workshops. For more information on their programs and opening hours, visit their website.

3. The Gym at the Killick

4The Killick has a fully equipped fitness centre with an ‘oxygen wall’ for its residents. On a chilly day, the outdoors might not seem so attractive for a morning run. The Killick indoor facility comes in handy whether you’re looking to go for a run on the treadmill or do some strength training with a pair of dumbbells.

4. The Shubenacadie Canal Trail

5The fact that it’s only less than a five-minute walk from King’s Wharf is only the icing on the cake. This multi-use recreational trail is the ideal spot for your morning jog or walking your dog. With spectacular views of the canal, this trail is connected to local sightseeings and provides opportunities for plenty of winter activities such as cross-country skiing. So far, 17 km of trail that is parallel to Canal has been completed from Metro Halifax to Wellington-Fall River.

At King’s Wharf, there are plenty of activities surrounding your living space from your gym to numerous trails that can help you stay fit. We hope the ideas shared above will help you see some of the various activities available when you live at the Killick by King’s Wharf.

Are you interested in learning more about the building amenities and our unique community? If so, learn more by checking out the various condo units or get in touch if you’re interested in making the Killick your home.