Health and Wellness in Pickering

Prioritizing health and wellness is a foundational step towards living a fulfilling and balanced life. In the serene city of Pickering, you’ll find a community dedicated to nurturing both physical vitality and mental well-being. Whether you’re setting out on a journey to boost your fitness levels or seeking a tranquil escape from the daily grind, all around Pines Ridge you’ll find that your community offers you a wealth of options to cater to your health. 


Whether you’re looking to start an active lifestyle, want to pick up a new sport, or looking to reach personal records and goals, Pickering is home to various fitness facilities for you to enjoy! From dojos to studios and gyms, here are some local facilities for you to enhance your fitness journey.


Pound4Pound MMA

Combat sports are a great way to burn tons of calories and improve your cardiovascular health in a fun and exhilarating activity. Get ready to sweat at Pound4Pound MMA and challenge yourself with their wide selection of classes including: Muay Thai, Jiu-jitsu, Boxing, and much more! 


Modo Yoga Pickering

Enhance your flexibility and strengthen your core with Modo Yoga Pickering. A membership with Modo Yoga allows you to access unlimited classes in their studios. With different types of classes like Modo, Barre, HIIT Yoga, Pilates, and Vinyasa, no matter if you’re a beginner or a yoga expert, you’re sure to enjoy every class. 


Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation

Offering a multitude of fitness services and programs for all ages, the Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Centre is a great place to kick start your fitness journey! Enjoy group fitness classes in their studios, aquasports at their pool, or get a good workout in their weightroom. 


Gyms & Weightrooms

Already have a gym membership with a major gym? Here’s a list of some of the local gyms close to Pines Ridge:



The hustle and bustle of everyday life can be incredibly draining, and sometimes you just need to pause, relax, and breathe. Escape the daily routine and treat yourself to a relaxing getaway at these nearby spas. Both renowned for their tranquil atmosphere and rejuvenating treatments, both Go Place and Thermëa are a less than 30 minute drive away from Pines Ridge.


Go Place

Indulge in a luxurious and relaxing experience at Go Place. You’ll feel rejuvenated and refreshed after a massage or facial at Go Place. With a wide selection of services, you’re guaranteed to find a service that meets your needs. After your appointment, this spa also offers over 68,000 square feet of wellness space with a Jacuzzi, specialty baths, saunas, treatments rooms, and lounge space.  No matter what time of day it is or if it’s a holiday, this spa is open 24/7 in case you need a last minute spa trip.



Escape from your everyday life and enjoy the village spa at thermëa. Inspired by a 2000-year-old Nordic tradition, this spa specializes in thermotherapy. Enjoy their Thermal experience which allows you to access all their saunas, steam rooms, cold plunges, and bath areas throughout the village. Need some extra pampering? Upgrade your Thermal experience and add a massage or body scrub session. Thermëa also offers unique treatments including their Källa, a saltwater bath house and their Rhassoul, a self-wellness experience. With a spa like this nearby, there’s no need to fly out for a nordic experience.



If you’re thinking of improving your overall wellness, an easy exercise to begin with is getting your steps outdoors! Walking is a low-impact activity that can enhance both your physical health and mental wellness. Luckily, Pickering is home to a wide range of beautiful trails for hikers of all levels. Check out these local trails for your next walk!




Under the management of Lakeridge Health, living in the city of Pickering means access to health care with various services, clinics, and hospitals close to home. Whether you’re due for a check-up or need healthcare services with the Ajax-Pickering Hospital near-by and the upcoming Jerry Coughlan Health & Wellness Centre, you’ll get the care you and your family needs! 


Ajax-Pickering Hospital

The Ajax-Pickering Hospital is located just a short drive away from Pines Ridge in the city of Ajax. This hospital provides quality healthcare to both cities’ residents as well as those who work in either Pickering and Ajax. This is a full-service hospital offering services including: inpatient and outpatient surgery, critical care, diagnostic imaging, cardiac care, laboratory services, mental health services, and women’s and children’s care. 

Jerry Coughlan Health & Wellness Centre


Named after a local late philanthropist and community-builder, the Jerry Coughlan Health & Wellness Centre is being built to provide the Durham region with more healthcare services and improve wait times. Upon completion of the centre, this building will provide residents with access to more surgical services (i.e. endoscopy, orthpaedics, gynaecological procedures). It’s also projected that this centre will complete 9,000 surgical cases every year. In addition to the surgical facilities, the centre will also be home to various healthcare services like doctors’ offices, urgent care, diagnostic imaging, and a pharmacy.


Register for Pines Ridge today!

In Pickering, your journey towards health and wellness finds its home in this vibrant city. At Pines Ridge, your path to a healthier, more balanced life begins right here where luxury is defined. Register for 45’ & 50’ luxury homes at Pines Ridge today!

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