Big Canoe Fitness Center®

Overlooking beautiful Lake Disharoon, the Community of Big Canoe® offers its residents and guests a fully staffed 17,000 Sq Ft. fitness facility with the finest exercise equipment available. With an array of treadmills, elliptical machines, recumbent bikes, rowing machines, and a complete state of the art cardio machines, free weights, Technogym strength training equipment. The glassed in aerobics room with a specially engineered suspended wooden floor is host to low impact conditioning, basic training, Pilates, yoga, strength, stretch, sculpt, Zumba, H2O exercises and aerobics, boot camp, total body conditioning classes taught by certified instructors.

For those with an interest in racket sports, the fitness center has two hard surface tennis courts as well as a competition racquetball/squash ball court. Swimming classes and a wide variety of water aerobics classes are taught at the 25 yard, indoor heated pool that has a state of the art saline chlorination system. Popular additional services are a juice bar, massage therapy and a full time physical therapy department. Adjacent to the Fitness Center is the Swim Club which provides a graduated entry pool, swimming lake with beach and an assortment of canoes and paddle boats available to residents and guests alike.

The Swim Club snack bar also serves sandwiches, salads and beverages with poolside service during normal operating hours.

Big Canoe® Fitness Center Services

  • Aerobics & Exercise Classes
  • Traditional and water exercise classes
  • Low Impact, Conditioning, Yoga, Water Aerobics & Arthritis, Basic Training, Boot Camp, Pilates and more
  • Specially engineered suspended wooden floor

Racquet Sports

  • Racquetball/Squash
  • No court fees
  • Scheduled programs and events
  • Advance call-in reservation
  • Indoor Tennis available at an additional fee (comes as part of Tennis Membership)

Health & Fitness

  • Hammer Strength, plate-loaded equipment
  • Full line of free weights
  • Complimentary new member orientation
  • Nationally certified personal trainers
  • Treadmills, Recumbent Bikes, Elliptical Trainers and Rowing Machines


  • 25 yard indoor, heated pool
  • State of the art saline chlorination system
  • Climate controlled atmosphere
  • Extensive indoor deck with saline Whirlpool
  • Novice/Adult swim lessons
  • Co-Ed Sauna

Recreational & Social Events

  • Hiking - Access to local hiking trails
  • Tai Chi Classes
  • Specialty classes
  • health seminars

Misc Services

  • Massage Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Juice Bar