The vision of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Health and Physical Fitness Strategy is to “provide the ways and means for every CAF member to attain and maintain their personal health and physical fitness sufficient to meet CAF operational requirements.” You can find out more about the strategy on the Defence Internal Network.

The Saint-Jean Sports Centre offers a wide variety of fitness courses and activities. The activities listed below are intended exclusively for CAF members.

Unit fitness classes
  • Spinning
  • Gymnasium circuit training (boot camp)
  • Weight training
  • Climbing basics
Lunchtime activities
  • Yoga
  • Spinning
  • Zumba
  • Gymnasium circuit training (boot camp)
  • Running
  • Tactical Athlete Training Program
Fitness evaluations
  • FORCE test (all evaluations are held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 9:40 a.m.).
  • Joint Task Force 2
  • Canadian Special Operations Regiment
  • Parachuting
  • CAF Basic Military Swim Standard
  • Search and rescue (SAR TECH
     To reserve your place for an evaluation :
     + Svc Ops PSP St-Jean Evaluation@Svc Ops@St-Jean
     450-358-7099, ext 7852

Fitness programs and sports activities
An instructor of the Fitness and Sports Department from Personnel Support Programs is assigned to units to help design and develop fitness programs and sports activi-ties. Instructors can also help CAF members design per-sonalized programs.

To find out the  name of the instructor assigned to your unit: 
450 358-7099 # 7269 

All of the services listed above are available at the Montreal Garrison, with the exception of Zumba and climbing activities. We offer personal training, group training, lunch time activities and fitness evaluations.
Coordinator: 514 252-2777 # 2490

Fitness and sports instructors run group training sessions twice a week and offer personalized training programs. Farnham also has the necessary equipment for the FORCE test.
Instructors : 450 358-7099 # 5208 & 5254